Zhong Wu, Ph.D., PE

Adjunct Associate Professor Research

 

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
237 LTRC
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

 

Phone: (225) 767-9163 / Fax: (225) 767-9108
Email: zwu2@lsu.edu

 

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Kansas State University, 2001
  • M.S., Computing Science, Kansas State University, 2000 M.S., Transportation Engineering. Southeast University, China, 1995
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Southeast University, China, 1990

 

Employment History

  • (2012 – )Associate Professor of Research, Louisiana State University
  • (2008) Gratis Faculty Appointment, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • (2005) Accelerated Pavement Research Manager, Louisiana Transportation Research Center
  • (2005 – 2012) Assistant Professor of Research, Louisiana State University
  • (2001 – 2005) Research Associate, IV/V, Louisiana Transportation Research Center
  • (2001) Transportation Engineer, Bridgefarmer Engineers and Associates, Dallas, TX.
  • (1995 – 1996) Highway and Pavement Design Engineer, Nanjing, China.
  • (1990 – 1992) Associate Highway Engineer, Anqing, China.

 

Research Interests

  • Pavement Performance Evaluation/ Non Destructive Testing
  • Accelerated Pavement Testing/Data acquisition/Instrumentation
  • Numerical Modeling of Pavement Structure
  • Sustainable Paving Materials

 

Research Projects

  • Management and Operations of the Pavement Research Facility, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Evaluation of DOTD Aggregate Friction Rating Table by Field Measurements, Federal Highway Administration and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Evaluation of DARWin-ME for Louisiana Pavement Design, Federal Highway Administration and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Minimizing Shrinkage Cracking in Cement-Stabilized Bases Through the Use of Microcracking, Federal Highway Administration and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
  • Roller Compacted Concrete over Soil Cement under Accelerated Loading, Federal Highway Administration and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development.
 

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