The University of Texas at Austin
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department-TRAN
301 E. Dean Keeton St. Stop C1761
Austin, TX 78712-1172
Area(s) of Expertise:
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2006
M.E., Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2003
B.Tech., Civil Engineering, Institute of Technology, India, 1997
Mechanistic modeling of fatigue cracking and durability of pavement materials; self healing properties of bituminous materials; surface properties and interfacial adhesion characteristics of materials; test methods to characterize performance of infrastructure material.
Bhasin, A., Branco, V.C., Masad, E., and Little, D.N. “A Critical Review of Energy Methods to Characterize Fatigue Cracking of Asphalt Materials”, Journal of Testing and Materials, American Society of Civil Engineers (In Press).
Bhasin, A., Little, D.N., Bommavaram, R., and Vasconcelos, K.L. “A Framework to Quantify the Effect of Healing in Bituminous Materials Using Material Properties”, Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2008, pp. 219-242.
Bhasin, A., Vasconcelos, K.L., Little, D.N., and Masad, E. “Use of Surface Free Energy to Identify Moisture Sensitivity of Materials for Asphalt Mixes”, Transportation Research Record, TRB, National Research Council, Washington D.C., 2007, Vol. 2001, pp. 37-45.
Bhasin, A., Masad, E., Little, D.N., and Lytton, R.L. “Limits on Adhesive Bond Energy for Improved Resistance of Hot Mix Asphalt to Moisture Damage”, Transportation Research Record, TRB, National Research Council, Washington D.C., 2006, Vol. 1970, pp. 3-13.
Bhasin, A., Button, J.W., and Chowdhury, A. “Evaluation of Simple Performance Tests on HMA mixtures from the South Central United States”, Transportation Research Record, TRB, National Research Council, Washington D.C., 2004, Vol. 1891, pp. 174-181.