General news

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 currently working on a project sponsored by Arizona DOT which seeks to evaluate the MSCR test for adoption into its binder specifications.

His previous works include the sensitivity study for the NCHRP 09-54 project, RAP blending studies, evaluating additives like hydrated lime and portland cement for aging mitigation. His work has been published in leading civil engineering journals including ASCE-JMCE, Construction and Building Materials, and IJPE.