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Members at the TRB

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NRRA Members at the TRB

National Road Research Alliance LogoMany of your NRRA compatriots will be attending and presenting at the 2018 TRB Annual Meeting this year. We wanted to make it easy to find them. Here's a summary of the "who, when, what, where" of our alliance members, and a excel spreadsheet (Excel) if you want to sort through them yourself.

 

Manik Barman University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM  Postcrack Performance of Structural Fiber-Reinforced Concrete for Concrete Overlays Convention Center, 204B 18-06007
Manik Barman University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Tuesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Small-Scale Test Method for Characterizing Joint/Crack Performance for Concrete Pavements Convention Center, 209A 18-04099
Manik Barman University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Semicircular Bending (SCB) Test on Lab-Produced, Plant-Produced, and Field Warm-Mix Asphalts Convention Center, Hall E 18-04797
Sheila Beshears Illinois Department of Transportation Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Field Performance Evaluation of Quarry Byproducts Used in Unbound Aggregate Layers Constructed Over Soft Subgrade Convention Center, 209B 18-05170
Sheila Beshears Illinois Department of Transportation Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Soaking Effects on Strength Characteristics of Crushed Gravel and Limestone Unbound Aggregates Convention Center, 209B 18-04732**
Glenn Engstrom Minnesota Department of Transportation Wednesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Transferring New Pavement Technologies to Pooled Fund Partners: MnROAD's NRRA Convention Center, 152B P18-20623
Thomas Burnham Minnesota Department of Transportation Sunday 1:30 PM- 4:30 PM Best Practices for Dowel-Basket Anchoring Convention Center, 209C P18-21163
Thomas Burnham Minnesota Department of Transportation Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM  Postcrack Performance of Structural Fiber-Reinforced Concrete for Concrete Overlays Convention Center, 204B 18-06007
Ashley Buss Iowa State University Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Life-Cycle Cost Adjustment Factors in Alternate Design/Alternative Bid Pavement Bids: Added Value or Added Controversy? Convention Center, Hall E 18-01133
Ashley Buss Iowa State University Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Chip Seal Aggregate Evaluation and Successful Preservation of Roads in Oregon Convention Center, Hall E 18-04387**
Shongtao Dai Minnesota Department of Transportation Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Enhanced Model for Continuous Dielectric-Based Asphalt Compaction Evaluation Convention Center, Hall E 18-06229
Shongtao Dai Minnesota Department of Transportation Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Effect of Mix Design Variables on Thermal Cracking Performance Parameters of Asphalt Mixtures Convention Center, 201 18-05397
Jo Daniel University of New Hampshire Monday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Adaptation Planning to Mitigate Coastal Road Pavement Damage from Groundwater Rise Caused by Sea-Level Rise Convention Center, Hall E 18-03258**
Jo Daniel University of New Hampshire Monday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Impact of Pavement Layer Properties on the Structural Performance of Inundated Flexible Pavements Convention Center, Hall E 18-01185
Jo Daniel University of New Hampshire Monday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Use of the Moisture-Induced Stress Tester (MIST), Appropriate Tests, and Analyses for Evaluation of Moisture Susceptibility of Asphalt Mixture Convention Center, Hall E 18-05403**
Jo Daniel University of New Hampshire Tuesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Economics of Making Roads Resilient to Climate Change: Use of Discounted Cash Flow and Real Options Analysis Convention Center, Hall E 18-01216**
Jo Daniel University of New Hampshire Tuesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Overview of CIRC, ICNet, and Development of a Tool for the Assessment of Vulnerability of Roadways to Flood-Induced Damage Convention Center, 204A P18-20729
Jo Daniel University of New Hampshire Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Simulating Plant-Produced Material in the Laboratory to Replicate Rheological and Fatigue Properties Convention Center, Hall E 18-00931
Jo Daniel University of New Hampshire Wednesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Evaluation of Viscoelastic and Fracture Properties of Asphalt Mixtures with Long-Term Laboratory Conditioning Convention Center, 201 18-04108
Jo Daniel University of New Hampshire Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Effect of Mix Design Variables on Thermal Cracking Performance Parameters of Asphalt Mixtures Convention Center, 201 18-05397
Eshan Dave University of New Hampshire Sunday 1:30 PM- 4:30 PM Lab Testing–Based Product Acceptance Process for Partial-Depth Concrete Patching Materials Convention Center, 203 P18-20438
Eshan Dave University of New Hampshire Monday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Use of the Moisture-Induced Stress Tester (MIST), Appropriate Tests, and Analyses for Evaluation of Moisture Susceptibility of Asphalt Mixture Convention Center, Hall E 18-05403**
Eshan Dave University of New Hampshire Wednesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Evaluation of Viscoelastic and Fracture Properties of Asphalt Mixtures with Long-Term Laboratory Conditioning Convention Center, 201 18-04108
Eshan Dave University of New Hampshire Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Effect of Mix Design Variables on Thermal Cracking Performance Parameters of Asphalt Mixtures Convention Center, 201 18-05397
Dave Van Deusen Minnesota Department of Transportation Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Bending Beam Rheometer Stress Controlled Strength Test Convention Center, Hall E 18-05286
John Donahue Missouri Department of Transportation Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Pavement ME Recent Improvements and Remaining Challenges Convention Center, 207A P18-20999
Klayton Eckles   Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Stripping Under Chip-Sealed Pavements in Minnesota Convention Center, 208 18-00071**
Derrick Dasenbrock Minnesota Department of Transportation Monday 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM Expansion of the Use of the Cone Penetration Test by U.S. Highway Agencies   P18-21212
Glenn Engstrom Minnesota Department of Transportation Sunday 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM Institutional and Technical Challenges Experienced by Highway Agencies Convention Center, 202A P18-20657
Debaroti Ghosh Minnesota Department of Transportation Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Bending Beam Rheometer Stress Controlled Strength Test Convention Center, Hall E 18-05286
Debaroti Ghosh Minnesota Department of Transportation Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Effect of Mix Design Variables on Thermal Cracking Performance Parameters of Asphalt Mixtures Convention Center, 201 18-05397
Dale Heglund North Dakota State University Monday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Converting Paved Roads to Unpaved: North Dakota Experience Convention Center, 209C P18-21139
Bernard Izevbekhai Minnesota Department of Transportation Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Sustainability of Using Recycled Concrete Aggregates in Concrete Pavements Convention Center, 203 18-05474
Bernard Izevbekhai Minnesota Department of Transportation Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Impact of Pavements on Rolling Resistance Convention Center, 202A P18-20923
Bernard Izevbekhai Minnesota Department of Transportation Monday 8 AM - Noon Committee Presentation: Experimental Design and Strategy to Determine Strength at Opening to Traffic” Marriott Marquis, Silver Linden (Mezz) AFN30
Lev Khazanovich University of Pittsburgh Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Enhanced Model for Continuous Dielectric-Based Asphalt Compaction Evaluation Convention Center, Hall E 18-06229
Lev Khazanovich University of Pittsburgh Monday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Structural Behavior of Cracks in Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavements Convention Center, Hall E 18-02566
Lev Khazanovich University of Pittsburgh Monday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Establishing the Interlayer Structural Response for Unbonded Concrete Overlays of Existing Concrete Pavements Convention Center, Hall E 18-04111
Lev Khazanovich University of Pittsburgh Tuesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Comparing the BCOA-Me Design Procedure and the Short Jointed Plain Concrete Pavement Module in the Pavement Me Design Procedure Convention Center, 208 18-06116
Lev Khazanovich University of Pittsburgh Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Non-Destructive Analysis of Freeze–Thaw Damage in Concrete Slabs Using Shear Waves Convention Center, 203 18-00614
Tony Kutzke City of Woodbury Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Stripping Under Chip-Sealed Pavements in Minnesota Convention Center, 208 18-00071**
Mihai Marasteanu University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Monday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Numerical Analysis of Permanent Deformation Increment in Flexible Pavement Based on Tire–Pavement Contact Convention Center, Hall E 18-02850
Mihai Marasteanu University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Experimental Investigation of Properties of Graphite Nanoplatelet Modified Asphalt Binders and Mixtures Convention Center, Hall E 18-05217
Mihai Marasteanu University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Bending Beam Rheometer Stress Controlled Strength Test Convention Center, Hall E 18-05286
Kenneth Maser Infrasense, Inc Sunday 1:30 PM- 4:30 PM Three Years of IDT Network Roadway Structure Evaluations Combining TSD and GPR Data Convention Center, 204C P18-20138
Maria Masten Minnesota Department of Transportation Sunday 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM Defining the Properties Critical to Long-Lasting Pavement Mixtures Convention Center, 207A P18-20953
Maria Masten Minnesota Department of Transportation Sunday 1:30 PM- 4:30 PM Concrete Pavement Maintenance Convention Center, 203 P18-20446
Maria Masten Minnesota Department of Transportation Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM  Postcrack Performance of Structural Fiber-Reinforced Concrete for Concrete Overlays Convention Center, 204B 18-06007
Soheil Nazarian University of Texas, El Paso Sunday 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM Latest Research and Implementation Findings for Quality Management Convention Center, 202A P18-20660
Soheil Nazarian University of Texas, El Paso Monday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Assessment of Moisture Effects on Road Bases Convention Center, Hall E 18-01131
Soheil Nazarian University of Texas, El Paso Tuesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM A Process for Optimizing Gradation of Marginal Backfill of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls to Achieve Acceptable Resistivity Convention Center, 209C 18-03182**
Soheil Nazarian University of Texas, El Paso Tuesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM An Evaluation of Moisture-Induced Structural Damage of Pavements with Cold Recycled Layers Convention Center, 204A 18-05271
Soheil Nazarian University of Texas, El Paso Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Quantifying Anisotropy in Asphalt Pavement Using an Ultrasonic Method Convention Center, Hall E 18-05990
Soheil Nazarian University of Texas, El Paso Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Verification of Cracking Properties of Asphalt Concrete Pavements with Overlay Tester Convention Center, Hall E 18-01444
Soheil Nazarian University of Texas, El Paso Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Consideration of Depth of Influence in Implementation of Intelligent Compaction in Earthwork Quality Management Convention Center, 209A 18-02100
Soheil Nazarian University of Texas, El Paso Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Impact of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement and Recycled Asphalt Shingles on Laboratory and Field Performance Convention Center, Hall E 18-03729
Soheil Nazarian University of Texas, El Paso Sunday 9 a.m. Intelligent Compaction for Granular and Asphalt Materials Convention Center 202A Workshop 126
Daniel Oesch Missouri Department of Transportation Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Leveraging Intelligent Compaction and Thermal Profiling Technologies to Improve Asphalt Pavement Construction Quality: A Case Study Convention Center, Hall E 18-01766
Brian Pfeifer Illinois Department of Transportation Sunday 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM Illinois DOT Practices for Balanced Mix Design Convention Center, 206 P18-20090
Mitchell Rasmussen Minnesota Department of Transportation Monday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Developing Tools for Deciding to Convert from Paved to Unpaved: Minnesota Experience Convention Center, 209C P18-21225
David Rettner American Engineering Testing, Inc. Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Stripping Under Chip-Sealed Pavements in Minnesota Convention Center, 208 18-00071**
Heather Shoup Illinois Department of Transportation Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Field Performance Evaluation of Quarry Byproducts Used in Unbound Aggregate Layers Constructed Over Soft Subgrade Convention Center, 209B 18-05170
Heather Shoup Illinois Department of Transportation Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Soaking Effects on Strength Characteristics of Crushed Gravel and Limestone Unbound Aggregates Convention Center, 209B 18-04732**
William Stone Missouri Department of Transportation Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Leveraging Intelligent Compaction and Thermal Profiling Technologies to Improve Asphalt Pavement Construction Quality: A Case Study Convention Center, Hall E 18-01766
Peter Taylor CPTech Center Sunday 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM What Is the PEM Program and Why Do We Need It? Convention Center, 207A P18-20952
Peter Taylor CPTech Center Monday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Assessment of Strength and Restrained Shrinkage Behaviors on Micro–Carbon Fiber–Reinforced Concrete with Binary Chemical Admixtures Convention Center, Hall E 18-06356**
Peter Taylor CPTech Center Monday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Innovative Workability Assessment and Flexural Performance Evaluation of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Incorporating Multiple Macrosynthetic Fibers Convention Center, Hall E 18-06370**
Peter Taylor CPTech Center Monday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Designing and Proportioning Electrically Conductive Concrete for Des Moines International Airport Heated Pavement System Convention Center, Hall E 18-00623
Peter Taylor CPTech Center Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Design and Construction of First Full-Scale Electrically Conductive Concrete Heated Airport Pavement System at a U.S. Airport Convention Center, 144C 18-00578
David Timm National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) Monday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Comparison of Flexible Pavement Responses Computed from Dynamic and Backcalculated Moduli Convention Center, Hall E 18-03443
Derek Tompkins American Engineering Testing, Inc. Monday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Establishing the Interlayer Structural Response for Unbonded Concrete Overlays of Existing Concrete Pavements Convention Center, Hall E 18-04111
Derek Tompkins American Engineering Testing, Inc. Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Stripping Under Chip-Sealed Pavements in Minnesota Convention Center, 208 18-00071**
Julie Vandenbossche University of Pittsburgh Monday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Development of Artificial Neural Networks for Predicting the Response of Bonded Concrete Overlays of Asphalt for Use in a Faulting Prediction Model Convention Center, 204A 18-06069
Julie Vandenbossche University of Pittsburgh Monday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Establishing the Interlayer Structural Response for Unbonded Concrete Overlays of Existing Concrete Pavements Convention Center, Hall E 18-04111
Julie Vandenbossche University of Pittsburgh Tuesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Comparing the BCOA-Me Design Procedure and the Short Jointed Plain Concrete Pavement Module in the Pavement Me Design Procedure Convention Center, 208 18-06116
Julie Vandenbossche University of Pittsburgh Tuesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Small-Scale Test Method for Characterizing Joint/Crack Performance for Concrete Pavements Convention Center, 209A 18-04099
Julie Vandenbossche University of Pittsburgh Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Effects of Slab Curvature When Estimating Joint Performance for Doweled Concrete Pavements Using the Falling Weight Deflectometer Convention Center, 207B 18-06038**
Randy West National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Effects of Mineral Additives on Cold Recycled Foamed Asphalt Mixtures in Laboratory- and Field-Curing Conditions Convention Center, Hall E 18-05819
Randy West National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Energy-Based Crack Initiation Model for Load-Related Top-Down Cracking in Asphalt Pavement Convention Center, Hall E 18-00961
Randy West National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Selecting a Laboratory Loose-Mix Aging Protocol for the NCAT Top-Down Cracking Experiment Convention Center, Hall E 18-04203
David White Ingios Geotechnics, Inc Sunday 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM Latest Research and Implementation Findings for Quality Management Convention Center, 202A P18-20660
David White Ingios Geotechnics, Inc Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM  Performance Evaluation of Cement- and Slag-Stabilized Expansive Soils Convention Center, 209C 18-03489
David White Ingios Geotechnics, Inc Tuesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Spatial Verification of Modulus for Pavement Foundation System Convention Center, 206 18-06163
Jason Wielinski Heritage Research Group Wednesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Case Study Comparisons between Static and Dynamic Back-Calculation Results Convention Center, 207B 18-01772
Charles Wienrank Illinois Department of Transportation Tuesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Performance of Concrete Overlays on Illinois Interstates: 1967 Through 2016 Convention Center, 208 18-00960
W. James Wilde Minnesota State University Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Sustainability of Using Recycled Concrete Aggregates in Concrete Pavements Convention Center, 203 18-05474
R. Williams Iowa State University Monday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Evaluation of Three Non-Destructive Testing Techniques for Quality Assessment of Asphalt Pavements Convention Center, Hall E 18-00347
Zhanping You Michigan Technological University Monday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Influence of Elastic Characteristic of Asphalt Pavement Surface on Tire–Pavement Friction Behavior Convention Center, Hall E 18-01347
Zhanping You Michigan Technological University Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Laboratory Evaluation of Bio–Asphalt Binders Modified by Waste Cooking Oil Convention Center, Hall E 18-05894
Ben Worel Minnesota Department of Transportation Sunday 4:30-6 PM MNROAD/NCAT Partnership Meeting (see Ben for an agenda) Scarlet Oak Room  
Ben Worel Minnesota Department of Transportation Tuesday 6-8 PM Pavement Research International Meeting (see Ben for an agenda Union Station Room  
Ben Worel Minnesota Department of Transportation Thursday 8-11 AM NRRA Winter Meeting (Open to all - (see Ben for an agenda) Liberty Salon J  
Ben Worel Minnesota Department of Transportation Thursday 11-noon NRRA Winter Meeting (States Only) Liberty Salon J  
Ben Worel (chair) Minnesota Department of Transportation Wednesday 8-noon AFD40 - Full Scale Accelerated Pavement Testing Committee Meeting Marquis Ballroom Salon 1 (M2), Marriott Marquis AFD40