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Theses and Dissertations

  • “Evaluation of Pavement Rehabilitation Strategies and Performance Sensing System,” Kathleen M. Wilson-Hoffman, 2005 – present.
  • “Quality Control and Assurance Program for Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure,” Wilfred Hernandez, 2006 – present.
  • “Sustainable Asset Management System for Transportation Infrastructure and System,” Ajay Singh, 2009 – present.
  • “Evaluation of Fiber Composite Application for Sustainable Bridge Pier Caps,” Rachel Nichols, 2010 – 2011.
  • “Prediction of Low-Temperature Cracking Resistance Characteristics of Cold In-Place Recycling Asphalt pavement,” Max Mueller, 2011- 12.
  • “Monitoring Quality Assurance for Replacement of Sakonnet River Bridge in Rhode Island,” Joseph T.  Godino, 2010 – 13.
  • “Characterization of Warm Mix Asphalt with Recycled Asphalt Pavement,” Katherine Tivin, 2011- 13.
  • “Evaluation and Implementation of Ultra-Thin White-Topping as a Rehabilitation Technique,” Henry Chango, 2005 – 2009.
  • “Effects of Asphalt Binder Grade on the Performance of RI Hot Mix Asphalt,” Satish Kumar, 2005 – 2009.
  • “Development of Total Infrastructure Management System for Municipal Government,” Wansoo Yang, 2005 – 2008.
  • “Evaluation of Asphalt Plug Joints to Design Existing Simple Span Bridges Made Continuous,” Haripriya Pemmaraju Venkata, 2004 – 07.
  • “Comparative Analysis of US and European Approaches on the Risk Analysis of Railroad Signaling,” Sonja – Lara Kurz, 2004 – 05.
  • “A Practical Approach to Manage Engineering Project,” Peter Johnson, 2003 – 2007.
  • “Evaluation and Development of Aggregate Gradations and Job Mix Formula for High-Performing Hot Mix Asphalt” Kyungwon Park , 2001 – 2008.
  • “Prediction of Fatigue Cracking of Cold In-Place Recycling Pavements using the Flexure Beam Fatigue Test and VESYS Computer Program,” Kristina Steen, 2000-2002
  • “The State of Rhode Island Variable and Dynamic Message Sign Network ,”Wilfred Hernandez, 1999 – 2004.
  • “Deteriorated Roadways and Its Impacts on Society,”Kathleen M. Wilson-Hoffman, 1996 – 2004.
  • “Airport Noise and Land Use Compatibility,”Ahmed Shihadeh, 1999 – 2003.
  • “Characteristics of Asphalt Plug Materials for Bridge Deck Joint,”Michael DeFrancesco, Jr., 1998 – 2003.
  • “Development of Maintenance and Rehabilitation Alternatives Utilizing the Long-Term Pavement Performance Data,”George Monaghan, 1997 – 2002.
  • “Development of Performance Based Mix Design for Cold In-Place Recycling (CIR) of Bituminous Pavements Based on Fundamental Properties,”Todd Brayton, 1997 – 2001.
  • “Analysis of a Traffic Diversion Strategy using CORSIM Traffic Micro-Simulation Software,”Daniel Abedon, 1998 – 2000.
  • “Development of Traffic Mitigation Strategies and A Pilot Rhode Island Intelligent Road Using a Micro-Simulation Software, CORSIM,”Edgar Kraus, 1999 – 2000.
  • “Effectiveness of Corrosion Inhibitor and Fiber Reinforced Composites for the Infrastructure Management,”Yong Cao, 1997 – 2000.
  • “Development of a Decision Supporting Tool for Transportation Management by Integrating IMS with GIS,”Amphone Soupharath, 1997 – 99.
  • “Evaluation of Cracking and Permanent Deformation Resisting Characteristics of Recycled Asphalt Pavement Binder,”Nikone Soupharath, 1997 – 99.
  • “Development of Flexible Pavement Design Parameters and Structural Properties of Subbase Materials,”Sekhar J. Vajjhala, 1996 – 99.
  • “Implementation of MicroPAVER Pavement Management System for the Kingston Campus of the University of Rhode Island Using 10 Years Condition Survey Data,”Nebutake Kon, 1996 – 98.
  • “Design for the Reconstruction of Breakneck Road from Louisquisset Pike to Great Road ,”Paul D. Carlson, 1995 – 98.
  • “Implementation and Evaluation of Traffic Marking Recesses for the Application of Thermoplastic Pavement Marking on Modified Open Graded Mixes,”Sean Corrigan, 1995-97.
  • “Structural Analysis of New England Subbase Materials and Structures,”Jeffrey S. Davis, 1995-97.
  • “Highway Maintenance – A Case Study on Interstate 95, the Pawtuxet River to Route 10,” William R. Riccio, Jr., 1994-96.
  • “Trip Generation Study of A Passenger Railway Station at Providence , Rhode Island ,” Henry Young 1992-96.
  • “Rapid Method to Evaluate the Available Alkalies of Pozzolan Cement,” Michael Foisey, 1990-96.
  • “Evaluation of Surfacing Alternatives for the Access Road to the Water Quality Pond in Bailey Brook Watershed, RI,” Nicole Bazinet, 1993-95.
  • “The Feasibility of Extending the MBTA Line to Kingston Station as a Means of Addressing Congestion Management Issues,” Paul Petsching, 1992-95.
  • “The Viable Use of Crumb Rubber for Highway Construction in Rhode Island ,” Raghu Ram Madapati, 1992-95.
  • “Investigation of Rutting at Major Intersections and Roadways in Rhode Island ,” Michael J. Swift, 1992- 95.
  • “Determination of Job Mix Formulae for Asphalt Paving Mixtures in Rhode Island ,” Donald Murphy, 1992-94.
  • “Development of Flexible Pavement Design Criteria by Using a Finite Element Method Computer Program,” Seiji Noda, 1992-94.
  • “Estimation of Layer Coefficients of Bound Layers for Flexible Pavement Design and Evaluation of a Practical and Rational Mix-Design,” Chih-Ping Hu, 1991-94.
  • “A Correlation of Pavement Surface Macro-Texture to Hydraulic Roughness as Measured by Manning’s ‘n’,” Andrew E. Lewis, 1992-93.
  • “Determination of Effective Soil Resilient Modulus and Estimation of Layer Coefficients for Unbound Layer of Flexible Pavement Structures in Rhode Island ,” Helen Xiao-Hui Mao, 1991 – 93.
  • “The Application of Planning and Engineering Principles for the Development of Innovative Multi-Use Trail Systems,” Stephen O’Neill, 1992-93.
  • “A Comparative Analysis of Geographical Information Systems Integrated with a Pavement Management System in Two Municipalities in Rhode Island ,” William O’Rourke, 1991 – 93.
  • “Development of A Prototype Pavement Management System for Municipal Maintained Roads and the Integration with a Geographic Information System,” Olumide A. Adeyinka, 1987 – 92.
  • “Analysis of Seasonal Variation on Soil Resilient Modulus of Granular Subgrade Soils,” Myung S. Jin, 1987 – 1991.
  • “Assessment of Truck Exclusive Facilities,” Gary E. Bowen, 1987 – 1991.
  • “Assessment of Damage Caused to Pavements by Both Benchmark and Overweight Trucks, and Development of More Advanced Pavement Design Methodology to deal with the Damage,” Wendy L. Peckham, 1987 – 1990.
  • “Determination of Maximum (or Theoretical) Specific Gravity of Asphalt Mixtures Using the Pressure-Type Air Meter,” Colin A. Franco, 1987 – 1990.
  • “Development and Implementation of Concrete Mix Design with or without Admixture for Rhode Island Department of Transportation,” Mark E. Felag, 1986 – 1990.
  • “Effects of Various Additives and Modifiers on the Properties of Asphaltic Materials,” Walaa S. Mogawer,  1985 – 1989.
  • “Effects of Road Salting and Deicing Practices on the Baseflow Quality of Streams,” Young-Soo Lee, 1986-1988.

Recent Publications

  • Faramarzi, M., Lee, K. W., Kim, Y., & Kwon, S. (2018). A case study on a cement treated RAP containing asphalt emulsion and acryl polymer. Case Studies in Construction Materials, 9, e00211.
  • Faramarzi, M., Golestani, B., & Lee, K. W. (2017). Improving moisture sensitivity and mechanical properties of sulfur extended asphalt mixture by nano-antistripping agent. Construction and Building Materials, 133, 534-542.
  • Lee, K. W. W., Wilson, K., & Hassan, S. A. (2017). Prediction of performance and evaluation of flexible pavement rehabilitation strategies. Journal of traffic and transportation engineering (English edition), 4(2), 178-184.
  • Lee, K. W., Brayton, T. E., Mueller, M., & Singh, A. (2016). Rational mix-design procedure for cold in-place recycling asphalt mixtures and performance prediction. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 28(6), 04016008.
  • Lee, K. W. W., Mueller, M., & Singh, A. (2014). Cold In-place recycling as a sustainable pavement practice.
  • Lee, K.W. and Gundapuneni, S. (2010).  “Effects of Asphalt Binder Grade on the Performance of Rhode Island Hot-Mix Asphalt,” Proceedings, the 11th International Conference on Asphalt Pavements, Nagoya, Japan.
  • Correia, A. and Lee, K.W. (2010) “A Pilot Study for Investigation of Novel Methods to Harvest Solar Energy from Asphalt Pavements,” Proc. of US-Korea Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • Yang, S., Lu, C., Mirville M. and Lee, K.W. (2010). “Measurement of Adhesion Properties Between Topcoat Paint and Metallized/Galvanized Steel,” Proc. of US-Korea Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • Lee, K.W., Craver, V., Kohm, S. and Chango, H. (2010). “Cool Pavements as a Sustainable Approach to Green Streets and Highways, Proc. of the 1st ASCE T&DI Green Streets and Highways Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Lee, K. W., Nichols, R., Boyer, C., Balaguru, P. and Franco. C. (2011). “Fiber Composite Application to Protect Bridge Pier Caps from Corrosion Related Deterioration in New England, “ World Journal of Engineering, Supplement 1, Shanghai, China, pp 641-642.
  • Lee, K. W. and Singh, A. (2011). “Implementation of a Pavement  Management System on a Typical University  Campus,” Proc. of the 7th International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology (ICPT), Bangkok, Thailand, pp 532-545.
  • Lee, K. W. and Correia, A. (2011). “Investigation of Novel methods to Harvest Solar Energy from Asphalt Pavements,” Proc. of the 7th International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology (ICPT), Bangkok, Thailand, pp 1001-1008.
  • Lee, K.W. and Singh, A.  (2011) “Preservation and Maintenance of College Campus  Pavement Assets,” Proc. of US-Korea Conference, Park City, UT, p242.
  • Lee, K.W., Yang, S. and Correia, A. and (2011) “Investigation of Novel Methods to Harvest Solar Energy from Asphalt Pavements,” Proc. of US-Korea Conference, Park City, UT, p 254.
  • Mueller M. and Lee, K.W. (2012) “A Rational Mix-Design for CIR Asphalt Mixtures,” Proc. The ISAP International Symposium on Heavy Duty Asphalt Pavements and Bridge Deck Pavements, Nanjing, China.
  • Correia, A. and Lee, K. W. (2012). “Investigation of Novel Methods to Harvest Solar Energy from Asphalt Pavements,” Proc. The ISAP International Symposium on Heavy Duty Asphalt Pavements and Bridge Deck Pavements, Nanjing, China.
  • Lee, K.W. and Mueller M. (2012). “Cold In-Place Recycling as a Sustainable Pavement Practice,” Proc. US-Korea Conference, os Angeles, CA.
  • Hernandez, F. and Lee. K.W. (2012). “Sustainable Warm-Mix Asphalt,” Proc. US-Korea Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Mueller, M., Singh, A. and Lee, K.W. (2012). “Development of Mix-Design with Superpave Gyratory Compactor and Performance Prediction for Cold-In-Place Recycling asphalt Mixtures,” Proc. The 2nd Symposium on Asphalt Pavements and Environment, ISAP, Fortaleza, Brazil.
  • Lee, K.W., Correia, A., Neilan, B. and Dahn, B. (2013). “Comparative Study of Solar Panels for Roadway Operations,” Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications Ltd., ISSN:1022-6680,  pp. 594-600.

Recent Research Reports

  • Lee, K.W and Faramarzi,M (2018) “Investigation of Cold Recycling Asphalt Mixture Treated With High Portland Cement Content”. Phase II Research Report for Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Architectural Technology (KICT).
  • Lee, K.W and Faramarzi,M (2017) “Investigation of Cold Recycling Asphalt Mixture Treated With High Portland Cement Content”. Phase I Research Report for Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Architectural Technology (KICT).
  • Park, K and Lee, K.W. (2013). “A Systematic Asphalt Mix-Design to Optimize Aggregates Combinations,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, pending.
  • “A Pilot Study for Investigation of Novel methods to Harvest Solar Energy from Asphalt Pavements,” Final Report to Korea Institute of Construction Technology (KICT) with Andrew J. Correia, July 2010.
  • “Solar Energy Harvesting from Asphalt Pavement to Reduce Dependence on Finite Fossil Fuel Supplies” Final Research Report to Expressway & Transportation Research Institute, Korea Expressway Corporation, with A. Correia and K. Park, 2012.
  • “Construction and Evaluation of Fiber Composite Caps for Protection of Piers and Pier Caps,” Research Report No. FHWA-RIDOT-RTD-05, with P. Balaguru, C. Boyer, M. Nazier, J. Ley and R. Nichols, 2013.
  • “Measurement of Adhesion Properties Between Topcoat Paint and Metallized/Galvanized Steel w/ Surface Energy Measurement Equipment,” Final Research Report to NETC, with S. Yang,  2013.

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