April 24, 2019

Understanding the Urban Heat Island Mitigation Strategies and Their Implementation

Please consider taking a survey on “Understanding the Urban Heat Island Mitigation Strategies and Their Implementation”. The survey was developed by the National Center of Excellence for SMART Innovations at Arizona State University (ASU), with support from the National Asphalt Pavement Association. The survey seeks to obtain information and qualitative perspectives on UHI and proposed […]

February 18, 2019


The ASCE Construction Research Congress (CRC) is one of the prime international conferences in the area of construction engineering and management. It is organized every two years by the Construction Research Council of the ASCE Construction Institute. CRC 2020 will be hosted by Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe, Arizona, on March 8-10, 2020. Tempe […]

March 6, 2018

Congratulations to Akshay Gundla one of the winners of the Association of Modified Asphalt Producers 2018 Dr. David R. Jones IV Scholarships

Akshay Gundla is a PhD candidate in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at Arizona State University. He received his M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from ASU in 2014. His primary research interests are in the area of testing and evaluation of asphalt binders, with a special focus on non-linear viscoelasticity. He is […]

February 20, 2018


  The Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) – of which ASU is a member institution – has a reserved seat at Eno’s annual Future Leaders Development Conference. Only Master’s level students from a CUTC member institution in good standing are eligible for this seat.  Each university is limited to one application.  Please see for details.  PLEASE SEND COMPLETE APPLICATIONS TO […]

December 9, 2017

RAR2018 Conference call for papers!

The RAR2018 Conference is the 2018 installment of Asphalt Rubber Conferences. RAR2018 is the next Conference in the series of Asphalt Rubber Conferences which have included: AR2000 Portugal, AR2003 Brazil, AR2006 Palm Springs, AR2009 China, AR2012 Germany and RAR2015 Las Vegas. The name of the Conference has changed in recognition of the significant changes in […]

December 9, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Mounir El Asmar!

Congratulations to Dr. Mounir El Asmar for the two recent awards! His work continues to have a growing impact on construction industry practices in innovation and management. Dr. El Asmar also received the Community Service Award at the annual Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference for his significant contributions to transportation project delivery and achievement in bridging the […]

October 16, 2017

Infrastructure in the Southwest: Heat and Flooding in a Climate Impacted Future – Joint APWA/ASCE Phoenix Branch Luncheon

Upcoming APWA/ASCE Phoenix Branch Luncheon on November 8, Dr. Mikhail V. Chester(2017 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize) will discuss challenges and opportunities for infrastructure systems in a future with more frequent and intense heat and flooding.   The Southwest represents some of the youngest and fastest growing cities in the US, with expanding infrastructure and some of […]

August 15, 2017

Dr. Ali Fakih, ASU Graduate and Principle of SEG LLC.

In June 2017, Dr. Ali Fakih, Principle of Sustainability Engineering (SEG) Group LLC, completed his PhD work in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at ASU. His dissertation focused on “Saline Waste Use for Subgrade Soil Improvement” and faculty committee consisted of Drs. Kamil Kaloush, Claudia Zapata and Peter Fox. During Ali’s […]

July 28, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Sanjay Paul, recent ASU alumni

One of our recent alumni, Dr. Sanjay Paul received a major national award – the 2016 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Transportation Safety Council Edmund R. Ricker Award. Only one individual is selected to receive the award each year. The Transportation Safety Council Edmund R. Ricker Awards are given to an individual and organization for […]

April 26, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Mike Chester!

  Congratulations to Dr. Mike Chester who was selected as a 2017 recipient of the ASCE Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize for “his pioneering work in the area of lifecycle effects on infrastructure decisions and for resilient infrastructure design for extreme events.”  Dr. Chester will receive his award at the 2017 ASCE Annual […]