Andrew F. Braham
Curriculum Vitae

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Andrew F. Braham, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor
University of Arkansas
Department of Civil Engineering
4190 Bell Engineering Center
Fayetteville, AR 72701 USA
Phone: +1.479.575.6028
Fax: +1.479.575.7168
Email: afbraham@uark.com
Website: www.andrewbraham.com

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Education

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
Civil Engineering; Ph.D., 2008
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
Civil Engineering; M.S., 2002
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
Civil Engineering; B.S., 2000

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Appointments

Associate Professor, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
08/2016 – current
Visiting Associate Professor, UPC, Barcelona, Spain
01/2018 – 06/2018
Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
11/2010 – 08/2016
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
02/2009 – 11/2010
Graduate Research Assistant, Illinois Leadership Center, Urbana, IL
08/2007 – 05/2008
Field and Research Engineer, Koch Materials Company
06/2002 – 11/2004

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Selected Books and Special Publications

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Braham, A., Waller, M., English, J. Values-Driven Authentic Leadership: Essential Lessons from the LeadershipWWEB Podcast Series, EPIC Books, The University of Arkansas Press, ISBN: 978-1954892064, March, 2022.

Braham, A., Casillas, S. Fundamentals of Sustainability in Civil Engineering, CRC Press, 2nd Edition, ISBN: 978-0367420253, January, 2021.

Casillas, S., Braham, A., Dave, E., Sias, J. (2020). Asphalt Emulsion Cold In-Place Recycling Mix Design Practices: Designing a Semi-Bound Pavement Material – White Paper, doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.28672.46083

Braham, A. (2020). Introduction to Asphalt Emulsions (Certificate 1). Version 2.0 in Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Professional Development Courses, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA.

Braham, A. (2020). Achieving Quality of Asphalt Emulsion (Certificate 4). In Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Professional Development Courses, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA.

Braham, A. (2020). A Review of Asphalt Emulsion Papers in the Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, 1929-1970. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA

Underwood, S., Braham, A. (2019). Fatigue or Not Fatigue, That is the Question. Posted free for download on ResearchGate, doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.13898.41921/1.

Braham, A. (2018). Manufacturing of Asphalt Emulsions (Certificate 3). In Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Professional Development Courses, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA.

Braham, A. (2017). Applications of Asphalt Emulsions (Certificate 2). In Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Professional Development Courses, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA.

Braham, A.F. and B.S. Underwood (eds.). State of the art and practice in fatigue cracking and evaluation of asphalt pavements, Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, Version 1.0, Lino Lakes, MN., 2016.

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Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

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Casillas, S., Braham, A. Development of a Performance-Based Approach to Asphalt Emulsion Selection for Cold In-Place Recycling Applications, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, published online March 2022, doi: 10.1177/03611981221082569.

Morales Vega, A., Yang, S., Braham, A. Evaluation of Semicircular Bend Geometric Properties for Asphalt Concrete Testing, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 33(12), 2021, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0003976.

Casillas, S., Braham, A. Quantifying Pavement Preservation in Arkansas. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements, 147(4), 2021, doi: 10.1061/JPEODX.0000297.

Kiihnl, L., Braham, A. Exploring the influence of pavement preservation, maintenance, and rehabilitation on Arkansas’ highway network: an education case study. International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 22(5), 2021, doi: 10.1080/10298436.2019.1628960.

Casillas, S., Braham, A. Quantifying effects of laboratory curing conditions on workability, compactability, and cohesion gain of cold in-place recycling. Road Materials and Pavement Design, 22:10, 2021, doi: 10.1080/14680629.2020.1753101.

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Synergistic Activities

- Developed and provided on-demand online certificate program with Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturing Association and Global Campus titled
      o “Achieving Quality of Asphalt Emulsions”
      o “Manufacturing of Asphalt Emulsions”
      o “Applications of Asphalt Emulsion”
      o “Introduction to Asphalt Emulsion”
      o Click here to learn more about these courses

- Developed with three colleagues "LeadershipWWEB" leadership podcast series (Click here to go to the SoundCloud channel)

- Creator of “Pavinar” webinar series (Click here to go to the YouTube channel)

- Editorial Board Member for Road Materials and Pavement Design

- Journal reviewer for Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Transportation Research Record

- Chair of Pavement Preservation and Recycling Alliance (PPRA) Sustainability Committee (2020-current)

- Member of Transportation Research Board committee: Committee on Pavement Preservation, AKT20 (2012-current)

- Mentoring Graduate Students and Postdocs Workshop Series: University of Arkansas (completed fall 2021)

- Member of University of Arkansas committees: College of Engineering Technology Committee; Sustainability Minor task group

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Courses Taught at University of Arkansas

Developed and taught Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation (one semester; grad/senior)
Developed and taught Sustainability in Construction Management two semesters; online graduate)
Developed and taught Sustainability in Civil Engineering (eight semesters; online graduate)
Developed and taught Transportation Infrastructure (four semesters, senior/grad)
Developed and taught Production and Construction of Pavement (one semester; grad/senior)
Co-developed and co-taught Think Big – Perspectives from Pavement Research (one semester; grad), collaborators:
      o Dr. Amit Bhasin, University of Texas Austin
      o Dr. Shane Underwood, North Carolina State University
Developed and taught Sustainability in Construction Management (one semester; grad/senior)
Enhanced and taught Transportation Engineering (eight semesters, junior)
Developed and taught Sustainability in Civil Engineering (seven semesters, senior/grad)
Developed and taught Perpetual Pavements Plus (two semesters; grad/senior)
Developed and taught Advanced Materials Characterization (two semesters; grad/senior)
Enhanced and taught Structural Design of Pavement Systems (three semesters; grad/senior)
Enhanced and taught Geometric Design of Roads (one semester, senior)
Enhanced and taught Transportation Pavement and Materials (one semester; senior/grad)

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Graduate Advisors and Postdoctoral Sponsors

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Dr. Fujian Ni, Southeast University
Ph.D., Dr. William Buttlar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S., Dr. Hussain Bahia, University of Wisconsin – Madison

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Thesis Advisor and Postgraduate-Scholar Sponsor

Doctor of Philosophy

Sadie Casillas (2020, currently at US Army Corps of Engineers)
Airam Morales (2019, currently at Technological University of Panama)
Shu Yang (2016, currently at Hunan University)

Master of Science

Tanner Turben (2022-current); Jonathan Stonestreet (2022 – current); David Murphy (2021-current); Pedro Diaz Romero (2022); Logan Kiihnl (2020); Erica Yeung (2017); Elvis Castillo (2016); Airam Morales (2016); Sadie Smith (2015); Chase Henrichs (2015); Alex Jackson (2014); John Ryan (2014); Amanda Garbacz (2014, degree awarded posthumous); Rob Hill (2013)

Undergraduate Honors Thesis

Tanner Turben (2022); Gus Williams (2021); David Olatunji (2020); Bette Poblete (2019); Aleinys Villarreal Rojas (2019); Farida Mahmud (2017); Rebekah Porter (2016); Karangwa Ken Rutabana (2015); Sadie Smith (2013); Alex Jackson (2012)

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Funding Sources

Arkansas Department of Transportation
Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturing Association
China Postdoctoral Science Foundation
Federal Highway Administration
Hebei Province (China)
International Slurry Surfacing Association
Mack-Blackwell Rural Transportation Center
National Cooperative Highway Research Program
National Natural Science Foundation of China
National Science Foundation
Private industry
SEC Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program
Southeast University (Nanjing, China)
University of Arkansas
Women’s Giving Circle

Last updated: June 2022