Theses and White Papers

As of October 15, 2015

Lyngdal, E. Critical Analysis of PG and PG+ Asphalt Binder Testing Methods, M. Sc. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015.

Sylla, R. Effects of Oil Modification on Aging Characteristics of Asphalt Materials, M. Sc. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015.

Teymourpour, P. Using Mastic Characterization to Predict Asphalt Mixture Low-Temperature Cracking Behavior, Ph. D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015.

Chaturabong, P. Development of the Loaded Wheel Tracking Test (LWT) for Evaluating Bleeding In Chip Seals and Relationship to Emulsion Residue Rheology, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2014.

Johannes, P., Development of an Improved Mixture Design Framework for Slurry Seals and Micro-Surfacing Treatments, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2014.

Moraes, R., Investigation of mineral filler effects on the aging process of asphalt mastics, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2014.

Arshadi, A., Importance of Asphalt Binder Properties on Rut Resistance of Asphalt Mixture, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2013.

Cuciniello, G. Developing a Boiling Test to Quantify Effective Bonding of Aggregates with Binder, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2013.

Golalipour, A. Investigation of the Effect of Oil Modification on Critical Characteristics of Asphalt Binders, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2013.

Ling, C. Developing Evaluation Method of Moisture Susceptibility for Cold Mix Asphalt, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2013.

Puchalski, S., Interaction of Binder and Aggregate During Lubrication Mechanism, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2013.

Roohi Sefidmazgi, N., Hot Mix Asphalt Design to Optimize Construction and Rutting Performance Properties, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2013.

Yousefi Rad, F. Estimating Blending Level of Fresh and RAP Binders in Recycled Hot Mix Asphalt, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2013.

Teymourpour, P., Effect of Binder Modification on Asphalt Mixture Aggregate Structure and Critical Performance Indicators, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2012.

Clopotel, C., Filler Reinforcement Mechanisms in Asphalt Mastics, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2012.

Tabatabaee, H., Critical Behavior of Asphalt Mixtures Undergoing Glass Transition and Physical Hardening, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2012.

Hanz, A., Quantifying the Impacts of Warm Mix Asphalt on Constructability and Performance, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2012.

Hintz, C., Understanding Mechanisms Leading to Asphalt Binder Fatigue, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2012.

Golalipour, A., Modification of Multiple Stress Creep and Recovery Test Procedure and Use in Specification, Master of Science Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2011.

Roohi Sefidmazgi, N., Defining Effective Aggregate Skeleton in Asphalt Mixture using Digital Imaging, Master of Science Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2011.

Moraes, R., Validation of the Bitumen Bond Strength Test Using Surface Energy Measurements, Master of Science Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2011.

Coenen, A., Image Analysis of Aggregate Structure Parameters as Performance Indicators of Rutting Resistance, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2011.

Clopotel, C. S., Modification of the Elastic Recovery Test of Binders and Its Relationship to Performance Properties of Asphalt Binders, Master of Science Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2010.

Swiertz, D. Development of a Test Method to Quantify the Effect of RAP and RAS on Blended Binder Properties without Binder Extraction. Masters of Science Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2010.

Miller, T. Development of Bond Strength Test for Improved Characterization of Asphalt Emulsions. Masters of Science Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2010.

Johnson, C., Estimating Asphalt Binder Fatigue Resistance Using an Accelerated Test Method, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, 2010.

Miller, T. D., and H. U. Bahia. Sustainable Asphalt Pavements: Technologies, Knowledge Gaps and Opportunities. White Paper, University of Wisconsin-Madison Modified Asphalt Research Center, 2009. Paper (PDF, 901kB).