International Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference

Chicago, Illinois | July 21-24, 2019


Welcome to the “International Conference on Highway Pavements and Airfield Technology” of the Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI) of ASCE. This international conference will provide an unrivaled chance to interact and exchange information with worldwide leaders in the fields of highway and airport pavements, as well as airport safety technologies.

This conference will bring together researchers in transportation and airport safety technologies, designers, project/construction managers, academics, and contractors from around the world to discuss the state-of-the-art implementation, construction, design, and research being performed. The theme of the conference is “Sustainable Pavements and Safe Airports,” and will be dedicated to the state-of-the-art and state-of-practice areas of innovation, improved durability, cost-effective and more sustainable pavements and safety technologies to ensure safe and efficient airport operations today and into the future.

Steering Committee

Imad Al-Qadi, Ph.D., P.E., Dist. M.ASCE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Hasan Ozer, Ph.D., M.ASCE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Eileen M. Vélez-Vega, P.E., M.ASCE, Kimley-Horn Puerto Rico, LLC
Scott D. Murrell, P.E., M.ASCE, Applied Research Associates
Katie Chou, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, Mott MacDonald
Jeffrey Gagnon, Federal Aviation Administration
John Harvey, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, University of California, Davis
Brian McKeehan, P.E., F.ASCE, Gresham, Smith and Partners
Shiraz Tayabji, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, Applied Research Associates
Geoff Rowe, Ph.D.,P.E.,M.ASCE, Abatech

Scientific Committee

Imad Al-Qadi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Ricardo Archilla, University of Hawaii
Martín Arraigada, Empa
Qazi Aurangzeb, Kercher Engineering, Inc.
Manuel Ayres, Airport Safety Management Consultants, LLC
Keith Bagot, Federal Aviation Administration
Richard Bessom, Massport
Amit Bhasin, University of Texas at Austin
Amanda Bordelon, University of Utah
Rick Boudreau, Boudreau Engineering, Inc.
Renju Braham, Burns and McDonnell 
David Brill, Federal Aviation Administration
Wouter Brink, Applied Research Associates
Sandy Brown, Ontario Hot Mix Producers Association
Abbas Butt, Engineering And Research International, Inc
Silvia Caro, University of the Andes
Halil Ceylan, Iowa State University
Karim Chatti, Michigan State University
Ghassan Chehab,  American University of Beirut
Katie Chou, Mott MacDonald
​Bouzid Choubane, Florida Department of Transportation
Greg Cline, Federal Aviation Administration
Jo Daniels, University of New Hampshire
Eshan Dave, University of New Hampshire
Brian Diefendorfer, Virginia Department of Transportation
Louw Du Plessis, CSIR Built Environment
Heather Dylla, National Asphalt Pavement Association
Lulu Edwards, US Army Corps of Engineers
Mostafa Elsefei, Louisiana State University
Ahmed Faheem, Temple University
Ellie Fini, North Carolina A&T University
Mike Frabizzio, Advanced Infrastructure Design
Jeffrey Gagnon, Federal Aviation Administration
Jose Garcia, Jaca & Sierra Engineering, PSC
Navneet Garg, Federal Aviation Administration
Daba Gedafa, University of North Dakota
Scott Gibson, Washoe County Regional Transportation Commission
Danny Gierhart, Asphalt Institute Regional Engineer
Syed Haider, Michigan State University
Elie Hajj, University of Nevada Reno
John Harvey, University of California, Davis
John Hencken, Rutgers
Dave Hein, Applied Research Associates
Frank Hermann  
Jacob Hiller, Michigan Technological University
Mohammed Hossain,  NYSDOT
Mustaque Hossain, Kansas State University
David Jones, UC Davis
Sung-Hee Kim, University of Georgia
Yongrak Kim, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Ryan King, Federal Aviation Administration
Erwin Kohler, Dynatest Consulting, Inc.
Emin Kutay, Michigan State University
Samuel Labi, Purdue University
Hyung Lee, Applied Research Associates
Wayne Lee, The University of Rhode Island
Andreas Loizos, National Technical University of Athens
James Mack, CEMEX
Rajib Mallick, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Venkata Mandapaka, California Department of Transportation
Mehran Mazari, California State University, Los Angeles
Brian McKeehan, Gresham, Smith and Partners
Michael McNerney, University of Texas at Arlington
Mariely Mejias, US Army Corps of Engineers
Deb Mishra, Boise State University
Gary Mitchell, American Concrete Pavement Association
Scott D. Murrell, Applied Research Associates
Boohyun Nam, University of Central Florida
Kent Newman, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center
George Nowak, Hatch Infrastructure
Aybike Ongel, Bahcesehir University
Hasan Ozer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tom Papagiannakis, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Cody Parham, HDR, Inc. 
Timothy Parsons,  Applied Research Associates
Jim Patterson, Jr, Federal Aviation Administration
David Peshkin, Applied Pavement Technology
Lucy Priddy, US Army Corps of Engineers
Jeffery Roesler, University of Illinois
Stefan Romanoschi, University of Texas Arlington
Geoff Rowe, Abatech
Milad Saghebhar, Louisiana State University
Charles Schwartz, University of Maryland
Wayne Seiler, All About Pavements, Inc.
Kevin Senn, Nichols Consulting Engineers
Wynand Steyn, University of Pretoria
Shiraz Tayabji, Applied Research Associates
Jeb Tingle, US Army Corps of Engineers
Erol Tutumluer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Julie Marie Vandenbossche, University of Pittsburgh
Amiy Varma, North Dakota State University
Eileen M. Vélez-Vega, Kimley-Horn Puerto Rico, LLC​
Hao Wang, Rutgers
Ralph Wessels, Port of Seattle
Richard Willis, Auburn University
Susan Winslow, Delta Airport Consultants, Inc. 
Imen Zaabar,  Michigan State University


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