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
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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Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

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

Yeung, E., Braham, A., Barnat, J. Exploring the Effect of Asphalt-Concrete Fabrication and Compaction Location on Six Compaction Metrics, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 28, No. 12, December 2016.

Jackson, A., Braham, A. Reducing Sample Size for Cold In-place Recycling Design and Testing, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 44, No. 4, July 2016, pp. 1698-1705.

Yang, S., Braham, A., Wang, L., Wang, Q. Influence of Aging and Moisture on Laboratory Performance of Asphalt Concrete, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 115, 2016, pp. 527-535.

Braham, A. Comparing Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Full Depth Reclamation versus Traditional Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Strategies, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Jan 2016, Vol. 2573, pp. 49-59.

Hill, R., Braham, A. Quantifying Timing of Return to Traffic for Asphalt Cement Based Full Depth Reclamation Mixtures in the Laboratory, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 44, No. 1, January 2016, pp. 555-564.

Braham, A., Howard, I., Barham, J., and Cox, B. Characterising emulsion effects on aged asphalt concrete surfaces using Bending Beam Rheometer mixture beams, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 7, August 9, 2015, pp. 620-631.

Braham, A., Steger, R., Lynn, T., and Pyle, R. Characterizing Compactability of High RAP and Warm Mix Asphalt Mixtures in the Superpave Gyratory Compactor, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 43, Issue 3, May 2015, pp. 535-543.

Ni, F., Yang, S., Zhu, Y., and Braham, A. Capturing mixed-mode cracking of asphalt concrete using the Arcan test, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Vol. 15, Issue 1, January 2014, pp. 43-50.

Braham, A., Mudford, C. The Development of Master Fracture Curves for Asphalt Concrete. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 25, No. 11, November 2013, pp. 1631-1637.

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Synergistic Activities

- Creator of “Pavinar” webinar series

- Editorial Board Member for Journal of Testing and Evaluation and 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

- Member of Transportation Research Board committees: Characteristics of Asphalt Paving Mixtures to Meet Structural Requirements, AFK50; Committee on Pavement Preservation, AHD18; Characteristics of Bituminous Materials, AFK20

- Faculty advisor: Chi Epsilon

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

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Collaborators (past two years)

Barham, Jason (Subsea Pipeline Engineer at Cronus Technology, Inc)
Cox, Ben (Mississippi State University)
Chowdhury, Nazmul (Missouri Department of Transportation)
Hanz, Andrew (MTE Services)
Henrichs, Chase (BNSF Railway)
Hill, Robert (The Schemmer Associates)
Hernandez, Sarah (University of Arkansas)
Hossain, Zahid (Arkansas State University)
Howard, Isaac (Mississippi State University)
Jackson, Alex (Barnhart Crane & Rigging)
Reinke, Gerald (Mathy Construction)
Ryan, John (Kimley Horn & Associates)
Smith, Sadie (University of Arkansas)
Steger, Richard (Ingevity)
Underwood, Shane (Arizona State University)
Wang, Lianfang (Hebei Traffic Planning and Design Institute)
Wang, Qingkai (Hebei Traffic Planning and Design Institute)
Yang, Shu (Hunan University)

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Courses Taught at University of Arkansas

Enhanced and taught Transportation Engineering (seven semesters; junior)
Developed and taught Sustainability in Civil Engineering (six semesters; senior/grad)
Developed and taught Advanced Materials Characterization (one semester; grad/senior)
Enhanced and taught Structural Design of Pavement Systems (two semesters; grad/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

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

Master of Science

Erica Yeung (2015–current); 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

Farida Mahmud (2015-current); 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
Hebei Province (China)
Mack-Blackwell Rural Transportation Center
National Natural Science Foundation of China
National Science Foundation
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: December 2016