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 Association Professor, UPC, Barcelona, Spain
01/2018 – 06/2018
Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
01/2011 – 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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Books and Special Publications

Braham, A. (2019). A Review of Asphalt Emulsion Papers in the Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, 1937-1943. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA

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. Fundamentals of Sustainability in Civil Engineering, CRC Press, 1st Edition, ISBN: 978-1498775120, April, 2017.

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. (2017). Introduction to Asphalt Emulsions (Certificate 1). 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.

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

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Yeung, E., Braham, A. The Influence of Time After Crushing for Cold In-place Recycling on Compaction and Raveling, accepted for publication in Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Nov 2018.

Espinosa, L., Wills, J., Caro, S., Braham, A. Influence of the morphology of the cracking zone on the fracture energy of HMA materials, accepted for publication in Materials and Structures, Nov 2018.

Smith, S., Braham, A., Hernandez, S., Kent, J. Development of a cost estimation framework for potential transload facilities, accepted for publication in Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Jan 2018.

Yeung, E., Braham, A. Evaluation and Compaction of Laboratory-Produced Recycled Asphalt Pavement in Cold In-Place Recycling, J. Transp. Eng., Part B: Pavements, 2018, Vol. 144, Issue 3.

Smith, S, Braham, A. Comparing layer types for the use of PavementME for asphalt emulsion Full Depth Reclamation design, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 158, 2018, pp. 481–489.

Braham, A., Aschenbrener, T., Hossain, Z. Forensic Investigation of Ten Asphalt Interstate Pavements with Varying Performance in Arkansas, J. Transp. Eng., Part B: Pavements, 2018, Vol. 144, Issue 2.

Wang, W., Zhang, A., Wang, K., Braham, A., Qiu, S. Pavement Crack Width Measurement Based on Laplace’s Equation for Continuity and Unambiguity, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, online November 2017.

Wills, J., Caro, S., Braham, A. Influence of Material Heterogeneity in the Fracture of Asphalt Mixtures, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, online June 2017.

Smith, S., Henrichs, C., Braham, A. Exploring Compaction Methods for Laboratory Performance of Full Depth Reclamation, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 45, No. 2, March 2017.

Yang, S., Braham, A., Underwood, S., Hanz, A., Reinke, G. Correlating Field Performance to Laboratory Dynamic Modulus from Indirect Tension and Torsion Bar, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Vol. 18, Issue S1, January 2017, pp. 104-127.

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Synergistic Activities

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

- 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, Road Materials and Pavement Design, Transportation Research Record

- Chair of Young Members Committee for the Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturing Association (2017-current)

- Member of Transportation Research Board committees: Characteristics of Asphalt Paving Mixtures to Meet Structural Requirements, AFK50; Committee on Pavement Preservation, AHD18

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

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Collaborators (past two years)

Aschenbrener, Timothy (Federal Highway Administration)
Barnat, Jim (Road Science)
Caro, Silvia (University of Los Andes)
Casillas, Sadie (University of Arkansas)
Hanz, Andrew (MTE Services)
Henrichs, Chase (Crafton Tull)
Hill, Robert (The Schemmer Associates)
Hernandez, Sarah (University of Arkansas)
Hossain, Zahid (Arkansas State University)
Jackson, Alex (Barnhart Crane & Rigging)
Kent, John (University of Arkansas)
Messadi, Tahar (University of Arkansas)
Newman, Winifred Elysse (Clemson University)
Nutter, Darin (University of Arkansas)
Qiu, Shi (Beijing University of Technology)
Reinke, Gerald (Mathy Construction)
Underwood, Shane (Arizona State University)
Wang, Kelvin (Oklahoma State University)
Wang, Lianfang (Hebei Traffic Planning and Design Institute)
Wang, Qingkai (Hebei Traffic Planning and Design Institute)
Wang, Wenjuan (Capital University of Economics and Business)
Wills, Jaime (University of Los Andes)
Yang, Shu (Hunan University)
Yeung, Erica (Burns & McDonnell)
Zhang, Allen (Southwest Jiaotong University)

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Courses Taught at University of Arkansas

Developed and taught Transportation Infrastructure (one semester at University of Arkansas; senior/grad)
Enhanced and taught Transportation Engineering eight semesters; junior)
Developed and taught Sustainability in Civil Engineering (seven semesters; senior/grad)
Developed and taught Sustainability in Civil Engineering (four semesters; online graduate)
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 Fellow, 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

Airam Morales (2016-current); Sadie Casillas (2016-current)
Shu Yang (2016, currently Assistant Professor at Hunan University, Changsha, China)

Master of Science

Logan Kiihnl (2018 – current); 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

David Olatunji (2018-curent); Bette Poblete (2017-current); Aleinys Villarreal Rojas (2016-current); Farida Mahmud (2017); Rebekah Porter (2016); Karangwa Ken Rutabana (2015); Sadie Smith (2013); Alex Jackson (2012)

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Funding Sources

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department
Asphalt Emulsion Manufacturing Association
China Postdoctoral Science Foundation
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Hebei Province (China)
Mack-Blackwell Rural Transportation Center
National Natural Science Foundation of China
National Science Foundation
New Jersey Department of Transportation
Private industry
SEC Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program
Southeast University (Nanjing, China)
University of Arkansas Department of Civil Engineering
University of Arkansas College of Engineering
Women’s Giving Circle

Last updated: April 2019