Publications

Our researchers have published more than 150 technical papers and journal articles in civil engineering, transportation research and materials journals.

List of Journals

Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, ASTM

  • Hajj, E. Y., Souliman, M. I., and E., Cortez. "Influence of Warm-Mix Additive on Mechanistic, Economical, and Environmental Attributes of a Polymer-Modified Asphalt Mixture." Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, ASTM, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014, DOI: 10.1520/ACEM20130099.
  • Hajj, E. Y., Souliman, M. I., Sebaaly, P. E., and M., Barton. "Influence of Laboratory Mixing Procedures on Volumetric and Mechanical Properties of RAP Mixtures." Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, ASTM, Vol. 2, No. 1, September 13, 2013, DOI: 10.1520/ACEM20120049.
  • Ahmad, T. A., Hajj, E. Y., Sebaaly, P. E., and N., Majerus. "Influence of Aggregate Source and Warm-Mix Technologies on the Mechanical Properties of Asphalt Mixtures." Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, ASTM, Vol. 2, No. 1, August 15, 2013, pp. , DOI: 10.1520/ACEM20130072.

Bridge Structures: Assessment, Design and Construction

  • Bazi, G. M., Hajj, E. Y., and A. M. Itani. "Analysis of R/C decks in multi-cell box girder bridges under rational wheel load distributions." Bridge Structures: Assessment, Design and Construction, Vol. 1, No. 2, June 2005, pp. 69-80, ISSN: 1573-2487

Conference and Exhibition of the Transportation Association of Canada

Geotechnical Special Publication, ASCE

  • Hajj, E. Y., Sebaaly, P. E., and R. V. Siddharthan. "Response of Asphalt Pavement Mixture Under a Slow Moving Truck." Asphalt Concrete: Simulation, Modeling, and Experimental Characterization, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 146, ASCE, 2006, DOI: 10.1061/40825(185)14.

International Journal of Pavements

  • Sebaaly, H. K.,Hajj, E. Y., Sebaaly, P. E., Weitzel, D., and E. Hitti. "Laboratory Evaluation of HMA Mixes Using Tire Modified Binders," International Journal of Pavements, Vol. 7, #1-2-3, 2008, pp. 64-75, ISSN: 1676-2797
  • Tohme, P., Sebaaly, P. E., Hajj, E. Y., and D. Johnston. "Effectiveness of Antistrip Additives for Bituminous Mixtures." International Journal of Pavements, Vol. 3, #1-2, 2004, pp. 50-62, ISSN: 1676-2797.

International Journal of Pavement Engineering (IJPE)

  • Hajj, E. Y., Morian, N., El Tannoury, G., Manoharan, S., and P. E. Sebaaly. "Impact of Lime Application Method on Raveling and Moisture Sensitivity in HMA Mixtures," International Journal of Pavement Engineering, IJPE, Vol. 12, Issue 2, 2011, pp. 149-160, ISSN 1029-8436

International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology (IJPRT)

  • Kasozi, A., Hajj, E. Y., Sebaaly, P. E., and J. C., Elkins. "Evaluation of Foamed Warm-Mix Asphalt Incorporating Recycled Asphalt Pavement for Volumetric and Mechanical Properties." International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, IJPRT, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2012, pp. 75-83, ISSN 1997-1400
  • Hajj, E. Y., Ullao, A., Sebaaly, P. E., and G. Bazi. "Impact of Rich-Bottom Design in Asphalt Pavements," International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, IJPRT, Vol. 4, No. 6, 2011, pp. 313-323, ISSN 1997-1400

International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design (RMPD)

  • Mensching, D. J., Daniel, J. S., Bennert, T., Medeiros Jr., M.S., Elwardany, M. D., Mogawer, W., Hajj, E. Y., and M. Z. Alavi. "Low Temperature Properties of Plant-Produced RAP Mixtures in the Northeast," International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, RMPD, Vol. 15, Supplement 1, Special Issue: Papers from the 89th AAPT, 2014, pp. 1-27. DOI: 10.1080/14680629.2014.926617
  • Hajj, E. Y., Alavi, M. Z., Morian, N. E., and P. E., Sebaaly. "Effect of Select warm-mix Additives on Thermo-Viscoelastic Properties of Asphalt Mixtures," International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, RMPD, Vol. 14, No. S1, 2013, pp. 175-186. DOI:10.1080/14680629.2013.774754
  • Farrar, M. J., Hajj, E. Y., Planche, J-P, and M. Z., Alavi. "A Method to Estimate the Thermal Stress Build-up in an Asphalt Mixture from a Single Cooling Event," International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, RMPD, Vol. 14, No. S1, 2013, pp. 201-211. DOI:10.1080/14680629.2013.774756
  • Hajj, E. Y., Sebaaly, P. E., West, R., Morian, N., and L., Loria . "Recommendations for the Characterization of RAP Aggregate Properties Using Traditional Testing and Mixture Volumetrics," International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, RMPD, Vol. 13, Supplement 1: AAPT, 2012, pp. 209-233. DOI:10.1080/14680629.2012.657072
  • Hajj, E. Y., Tannoury, G., and P. E. Sebaaly. "Evaluation of Rut Resistant Asphalt Mixtures for Intersection," International Journal of Road Materials and Pavements Design, RMPD, Vol. 12, Issue 2, 2011, pp. 263-292, doi: 10.1080/14680629.2011.9695246
  • Hajj, E. Y., Sebaaly, P. E., and R. Shresta. "Laboratory Evaluation of Mixes Containing Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP)," International Journal of Road Materials and Pavements Design, RMPD, Vol. 10, Issue 3, 2009, pp. 495-518, ISSN: 1468-0629

Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE

  • Souliman, M.,Hajj, E. Y., and P. E., Sebaaly. "Impact of Antistrip Additives on the Long-Term Aging Rheological Properties of Asphalt Binders." Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, July 16, 2014, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001111
  • Ulloa, A., Hajj, E. Y., Siddharthan, R. V., and P. E., Sebaaly. "Equivalent Loading Frequencies for Dynamic Analysis of Asphalt Pavements." Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 25, No. 9, September 1, 2013, pp. 1162-1170, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000662
  • Hajj, E. Y., Sebaaly, P. E., Sathanathan, T., and S. Shivakolunthar. "Impact of Antistrip Additives on Pavement Performance Using Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide." Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 25, No. 3, March 1, 2013, pp. 308-317, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000582

Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM

  • Hajj, E. Y., Siddharthan, R. V., Sebaaly, P. E., and D. Weitzel. "Laboratory-based Unified Permanent Deformation Model for Hot-Mix Asphalt Mixtures." Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM, Vol. 35, No. 3, May 2007, pp. 272-280, ISSN: 1945-7553

Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologist (AAPT)

  •  Hajj, E. Y., Sebaaly, P. E., Hitti. E., and C. Borroel. "Performance Evaluation of Terminal Blend Tire Rubber Asphalt Mixtures - Case Studies," Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, AAPT, Vol. 80, 2011, pp. 665-696, ISSN: 0270-2932
  • Hajj, E. Y., Ullao, A., Siddharthan, R., and P. E. Sebaaly. "Characteristics of the Loading Pulse for the Flow Number Performance Test," Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, AAPT, Vol. 79, 2010, pp. 253-294, ISSN: 0270-2932
  • Ma, T., Bahia, H., Mahmoud, E., and E. Y., Hajj. "Estimating Allowable RAP in Asphalt Mixes to Meet Target Low Temperature PG Requirements," Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, AAPT, Vol. 79, 2010, pp. 473-496, ISSN: 0270-2932

Journal of the Transportation Research Board

  • Alavi, Z., Pouranian, M. R., and E. Y., Hajj. "Prediction of Asphalt Pavement Temperature Profile Using the Finite Control Volume Method," Accepted for publication in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2014
  • Morian, N., Alavi, Z. M., Hajj, E. Y., and P. E., Sebaaly. "Evolution of Thermo-viscoelastic Properties of Asphalt Mixtures with Oxidative Aging," Accepted for publication in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2014
  • Sanjeevan, S., Piratheepan, M., Hajj, E. Y., and A., Bush. "Cold-in-place Recycling Technique in Nevada: Field Performance Evaluation for a Decade of In-service Period," Accepted for publication in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2014
  • Ulloa, A., Hajj, E. Y., and P. E., Sebaaly. "Mechanistic-Based Approach to Evaluate Rutting Susceptibility of Hot-Mix Asphalt Mixtures Using Dynamic Triaxial Testing." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2373, Vol. 4, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2013, pp. 121-133, DOI: 10.3141/2373-13, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Alavi, M. Z., Hajj, E. Y., and N., Morian. "Approach for Quantifying Effect of Binder Oxidative Aging on Viscoelastic Properties of Asphalt Mixtures." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2373, Vol. 4, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2013, pp. 109-120, DOI: 10.3141/2373-12, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Hajj, E. Y., Souliman, M. I., Alavi, M. Z., and L., Loria. "Influence of BituTech RAP Bioasphalt on Viscoelastic Properties of Reclaimed Asphalt Mixtures." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2371, Vol. 2, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2013, pp. 13-22, DOI: 10.3141/2371-02, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Morian, N., Hajj, E. Y., and P. E., Sebaaly. "Significance of Mixture Parameters on Binder Aging in Hot-Mix Asphalt Mixtures." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2370, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2013, pp. 116-127, DOI: 10.3141/2370-15, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Hajj, E. Y., Thushanthan, P., Sebaaly, P. E., and R. V., Siddharthan. "Influence of Tire-pavement Stress Distribution, Shape and Braking on Asphalt Pavement Performance Predictions." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2306, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2012, pp. 73-85, DOI: 10.3141/2306-09, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Alavi, M. Z., Hajj, E. Y., Hanz, A., and H., Bahia. "Evaluating Adhesion Properties and Moisture Damage Susceptibility of Warm Mix Asphalts: Bitumen Bond Strength (BBS) and Dynamic Modulus Ratio (ESR) Tests." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2295, Vol. 3, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2012, pp. 44-53, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Porras, J., Hajj, E. Y., Sebaaly, P. E., Kass, S., and T., Liske. "Performance Evaluation of Field-Produced Warm-Mix Asphalt Mixtures in Manitoba, Canada." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2294, Vol. 2, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2012, pp. 64-73, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Hajj, E. Y., Loria, L., and P. E., Sebaaly. "Methodologies for Estimating Effective Performance Grade of Asphalt Binders in Mixtures with High Recycled Asphalt Pavement Content: Case Study." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2294, Vol. 2, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2012, pp. 53-63, ISSN: 0361-1981. (Nominated for the K. B. Woods Award)
  • Hajj, E. Y., Loria, L., Sebaaly, P. E., Borroel, C. M., and P. Leiva. "Optimum Time for Application of Slurry Seal to Asphalt Concrete Pavements," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2235, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2011, pp. 66-81, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Morian, N., Hajj, E. Y., Glover, C. J., and P. E. Sebaaly. "Oxidative Aging of Asphalt Binders in Hot-Mix Asphalt Mixtures," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2207, Vol. 1, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2011, pp. 107-116, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Loria, L., Hajj, E. Y., Sebaaly, P. E., Barton, M., Kass, S., and T. Liske. "Performance Evaluation of Asphalt Mixtures with High Recycled Asphalt Pavement Content," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2208, Vol. 2, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2011, pp. 72-81, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Kvasnak, A., West, R., Michael, J., Loria. L., Hajj, E. Y., and N. Tram. "Bulk Specific Gravity of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Aggregate: Evaluation the Effect on Voids in Mineral Aggregate," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2180, Vol. 2, TRB, Washington, D.C., 2010, pp. 30-35, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Hajj, E. Y., Ullao, A., Siddharthan, R., and P. E. Sebaaly. "Estimation of Stress Conditions for the Flow Number Simple Performance Test," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2181, Vol. 3, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2010, pp. 67-78, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Hajj, E. Y., Loria, L., and P. E. Sebaaly. "Performance Evaluation of Asphalt Pavement Preservation Activities," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2150, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2010, pp. 36-46, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Loria, L., Sebaaly, P. E., and E. Y. Hajj. "Long-Term Performance of Reflective Cracking Mitigation Techniques in Nevada." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2044, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2008, pp. 86-95, ISSN: 0361-1981
  • Hajj, E. Y., Siddharthan R. V., Sebaaly, P. E., and D. Weitzel. "Hot Mix Asphalt Mixtures for Nevada's Intersections." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2001, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2007, pp. 73-83, ISSN: 0361-1981
  •  Sebaaly, P. E., Little, D., Hajj, E. Y., and E. Berger. "Impact of Lime and Liquid Antistrip on the Properties of an Idaho Mixture." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1998, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2007, pp. 65-74, ISSN: 0361-1981

Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE

  • Hajj, E. Y., Loria, L. G., Sebaaly, P. E., Cortez, E., and S. Gibson. "Effective Timing for Two Sequential Applications of Slurry Seal on Asphalt Pavement."  Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 139, No. 5, May 2013, pp. 476-484, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000521
  • Hajj, E. Y., Sebaaly, P. E., and P. Kandiah. "Evaluation of the Use of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement in Airfields HMA Pavements," Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 136, No. 3, March, 2010, pp. 181-189, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000090
  • Hajj, E. Y., Sebaaly, P. E., and D. Weitzel. "Fatigue Characteristics of Superpave and Hveem Mixtures." Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 131, March/April, 2005, pp. 302-310, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-947X(2005)131:4(302)