About the Event
In this presentation, Mihai Marasteanu summarized work performed under two national pooled-fund studies that investigated the low-temperature behavior and performance of asphalt pavements. Marasteanu reviewed the development of current performance specifications and discussed the limitations of their parameters. He also highlighted how his team used laboratory and field data to begin the development of a performance-based specification for asphalt mixtures and suggested steps for the successful implementation of such a specification.
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Mihai Marasteanu is an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota and leads the department's asphalt research program. His research interests include the application of fundamental theories to bituminous materials characterization, modeling, and experimental testing.