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12 July 2021

09:00 - 09:20

Opening session

09:25 - 11:45

Session number: 1

(Green and sustainable pavement materials – Part 1)













Session number: 2

(Recycling technology – Part 1)
















Session number: 3

(Functional pavement design – Part 1)

Session number 1:
•    Mix design of base course of high ratio content iron tailings sand recycled mixture
(Y. Dong, H. Zhang, Y. Hou & J. Tian)
•    Evaluation of asphalt binder anti-aging performance based on rheological and chemical properties
(M. Guo, M. Liang, Y. Fu & H. Liu)
•    Utilisation of recycle concrete aggregate in bituminous paving mixes: an economic evaluation
(J. P. Giri, M. Panda & U. C. Sahoo)
•    Simple evaluation of NOx degradation by nano-TiO2 coatings on road pavements under natural light
(M. Fang, Y. Cheng & L. Zhan)
•    Application of green calcium sulphoaluminate cement to prepare foamed concrete for road embankmen
(H. Yuan, Z. Ge, R. Sun, Y. Guan, Y. Huo & H. Zhang)
•    Properties and applicability of pervious concrete for paving flags
(I. N. Grubeša, I. Barišić, B. Bačun & S. Juradin)
•    Research on shrinkage control technology of lightweight ultra-high performance concrete
(J. Fu, Z. Wang , Y. Min & Q. Ding)

Session number 2:
•    Effect of Portland Pozzolanic Cement filler on waste mixed plastic modified bituminous mix
(S. Karmakar, T. K. Roy & U. Naveen)
•    The use of gyratory compaction to assess the workability of asphalt mixtures
(A. Margaritis, T. Tanghe, J. D. Visscher, S. Vansteenkiste & A. Vanelstraete)
•    The rheological properties of terminal blend hybrid asphalt before and after aging
(S. Wang & W. Huang)
•    Vehicle load simulator induced cracking in semi-dense asphalt with RCA filler
(P. Mikhailenko, M. Arraigada, Z. Piao & L.D. Poulikakos)
•    Method for reducing RAP agglomeration and variability, increasing RAP content: fine separation
(H. Zhan, N. Li, W. Tang, Z. Wang, X. Yu &H. Ma)
•    Study on the influence of red mud on the durability of asphalt mixture and its modification
(J. Zha ng, C. Guo, J. Wang, Y. Rong, K. Wang, C. Ma, M. Liang & Z. Yao)

Session number 3:
•    Fatigue models for airfield concrete pavement: review and discussion
(J. Yuan, W. Li, X. Jia, Z. Zhou & L. Ma)
•    Exploration on overlay tester test analysis for anti-cracking ultra-thin layer mixes
(J. Tian,Y. Dong,Y. Hou, X. Tong & J. He)
•    Asphalt pavement unified mechanical potential damage model for top-down cracks and rutting distress
(J. Song, J. Shi, H. Wang & X. Li)
•    Research on freeze-thaw fatigue of asphalt mixture based on ADE theory
(W. Zhan, S. Gao, Y. Yu, D. Xiao & J. Wang)
•    Reliability analysis of asphalt mixture and pavement based on MC method
(Y. Sun, Z. Zheng & L. Li)
•    Case study: crack propagation in situ vs. service life prediction
(A. Blasl, A. Zeißler & F. Wellner)
•    Study on the influence of coarse aggregate blends of different sizes and proportions on the homogeneity of asphalt mixtures
(W. Yu, C. Xing, D. Wang & G.Lu)

11:50 - 13:00

Keynote Address

•    Keynote Address: Prof. Hussain Bahia, University of Wisconsin-Madison
•    Keynote Address: Prof. Lijun Sun, Tongji University

13:05 - 15:45

Session number: 4

(Green and sustainable pavement materials – Part 2)
















Session number: 5

(Recycling technology – Part 2)



















Session number: 6

(Functional pavement design – Part 2)

Session 4:
•    Asphalt modified by finely dispersed sidewall tire rubber with excellent low temperature performance
(X. Yu, Y. Xie, S. Wang & H. Yao)
•    Fe-doped TiO2 loaded on activated carbon for degrading vehicle exhaust in asphalt pavement
(Z. Hu, T. Xu, P. Liu & M. Oeser)
•    Effect of three-component polyurethane adhesive on the interlaminar bonding performance of poro-elastic road surface
(J. Li, M. Li, J. Li, W. Ren & H. Wu)
•    Characterization of asphalt binder using tackiness properties
(S. N. Suresha & V. H. Kumar)
•    Investigation on the temperature field distribution of porous asphalt mixture with steel slag aggregates heated by microwave
(Y. Wang, X. Chen, Z. Liu &Q. Dong)
•    Rheological behavior of asphalt binder based on time-temperature superposition principle: a molecular dynamics simulation study
(X. Zhu, W. Zhang, P. Wu, L. Zhou, C. Yan & Z. Du)
•    Effects of SARA fractions on low-temperature properties of crumb rubber modified binders
(T. Wang & F. Xiao)
•    Microstructure and Modelling of Waterborne Epoxy Resin Modified Bitumen Emulsion
(R. Li, Z. Leng*, H. Wang, G. Lu, H. Yu)

Session 5:
•    Evaluation of low temperature performance of oil modified asphalt using the glass transition temperature
(J. Xu, C. Xing, Z. Fan, B. Hong, G. Lu & D. Wang)
•    Resource recycling of the industrial solid waste in induction asphalt mixture
(C. Fu, K. Liu, Q. Liu & P. Liu)
•    Rheological and chemical characterization on the polymer modified bitumen with different rejuvenators
(P. Lin, X. Liu, S. Ren, S. Erkens & S. Nahar)
•    Utilization of RAP for the construction of CTB containing thin bituminous pavement layer and chemical stabilizer
(R. S. Chhabra, G. D. Ransinchung R. N., S. Vallabhaneni, K. M. Remella & A. Singh)
•    Equivalence testing of iCCL and BBR low-temperature continuous grade
(H. Azari & A. Mohseni)
•    Rheological and chemical properties of bitumen during hot in-place recycling
(J. Wang, F. Xiao & X. Qian)
•    The influence of long-term aging on the chemical properties of bitumen
(S. Ren, X. Liu, P. Lin, S. Erkens & S. Nahar)
•    Application of Machine Learning to Determine the Influence of Particle Size Distribution on Stability of Bituminous Mixes
(H. Chakravarty, S. Sinha)

Session 6:
•    Rutting depth prediction model of airfield composite pavement
(L. Man, J. Ling, L. Ren, Z. Wang & J. Gao.)
•    The benefit of joint heaters for asphalt surface construction
(G. White)
•    Study on the seasonal variation and deterioration behavior of the skid resistance performance of asphalt pavement
(Y. He, D. Wang, C. Xing, C. Wang, Q. Tan & B. Hong)
•    Field evaluations of nuclear and non-nuclear gauges as alternates to destructive coring for airport asphalt density testing
(G. White & F. Alrashidi)
•    Effect of climate region on field oxidative ageing of asphalt pavements using multiphysics modelling approaches
(E. Omairey & Y. Zhang)
•    Passing rate difference analysis on dense and stone matrix gradations of asphalt mixtures
(Z. Zhao, J. Li, X. Xiao, Z. Li & F. Xiao)
•    Pavement coding method providing high-precision positioning for vehicles
(L. Zhao, H. Zhao, D. Gao & J. Cai)
•    Fatigue behavior and abrasion resistance of prefabricated pavement textures assisted with 3D printing technology
(W. Sheng & Y. Wang)

13 July 2021

09:25 - 11:45

Session number: 7

(Warm & cold mix asphalt materials – Part 1)

















Session number: 8

(Pavement preservation, maintenance and rehabilitation – Part 1)













Session number: 9

(Smart pavement materials and structures – Part 1)

Session 7:
•    Two comprehensive cracking resistance indexes of asphalt mixtures using non-notched semi-circular bending tests
(D. Xu, F. Ni, Z. Zhao & D. Zheng)
•    Investigation on influencing factors of moisture susceptibility of warm mix asphalt based on surface free energy
(L. Liu, L. Liu, Y. Yu & L. Sun)
•    Viscoelastic finite element modeling of flexible pavement patching
(Y. Lu & R. Hajj)
•    Computer molecular dynamics simulation study on the asphalt molecular model construction based on time-of-flight mass spectrometry
(K. Hu, C. Yu, S. Han, Y. Chen & G. Chen)
•    Study on blending degree of virgin and aged asphalt in hot recycled mixture based on aggregates surface properties
(S. Chen, X. Cai, L. Chen, K. Wu, J. Xie, H. Xiao & H. M. Z. Hassan)
•    Laboratory performance assessment of low temperature asphalt mixtures with high recycled materials contents
(P. Georgiou & A. Loizos)
•    Calculation derivation and test verification of indirect tensile strength of asphalt pavement interlayers at low temperatures
(Q. Zhang, Z. Fang, Y. Xu & Z. Ma)


Session 8:
•    Verification of the rigid layer depth setting model based on the consistency of backcalculated subgrade modulus
(Y. Hu, L. Sun & G. Zang)
•    A method for prediction and maintenance planning of multi-lane pavement
(X. Tong, Y. Hou, Y. Dong, Y. Zhang & J. Tian)
•    Study on decay behavior of asphalt pavement slid resistance performance
(X. Lin)
•    Pavement roughness level classification based on logistic and decision tree machine learnings
(H. Han, T. Zhang, Q. Dong, X. Chen & Y. Wang)
•    Towards more realistic accelerated laboratory aging of asphalt samples
(G. White & A. Abouelsaad)
•    Effects of curing time on performances of high-viscosity modified asphalt
(M. Li, H. Lu, J. Xu, J. Li & H. Wu)


Session 9:
•    Numerical modelling of fatigue cracking in asphalt mixture using cohesive elements
(A. Chen, G. D. Airey, N. Thom, L. Wan & Y. Li)
•    Experimental analysis of piezoelectric transducers applications for energy harvesting pavement
(H. Zhao, C. Li & L. Ma)
•    Investigation on bulk material compaction and mixing via real-time sensing technology
(C. Wang, P. Liu, C. Schulze, M. Oeser & J. Friederichs)
•    A novel weigh-in-motion system for traffic loads using F-P cavity fiber optical technology
(Z. Bian, H. Zhao, K. Peng & Z. Wang)
•    Application of one-third scale accelerated pavement testing (APT) to study the high temperature performance of China Qingchuan rock asphalt modified asphalt
(Y. Ye, C. Zhuang & Y. Wang)
•    Research on ice interfacial and mechanical behavior of ski jumping inruns
(Y. Sun, C. Wu & C. Sun)
•    Implementation of engineering procurement construction contracting in civil aviation infrastructure pilot projects practice in China
(C. Zhou)



11:50 - 13:00

Keynote Address

•    Keynote Address: Prof. Baoshan Huang, University of Tennessee
•    Keynote Address: Prof. Louay Mohammad, Louisiana State University

13:05 - 15:45

Session number: 10

(Warm & cold mix asphalt materials – Part 2)
















Session number: 11

(Pavement preservation, maintenance and rehabilitation – Part 2)













Session number: 12

(Smart pavement materials and structures – Part 2)

Session 10:
•    Use of recycled concrete aggregate in cold bituminous emulsion mix
(S. Jain & B. Singh)
•    Low-temperature performance test method and improvement measures of emulsified asphalt cold recycling mixture
(Z. Han, Y. Meng, T. Jin, L. Liu & L. Sun)
•    Moisture susceptibility evaluation of RAP based foamed bituminous mix
(L. Gupta, R. Kumar, A. Kumar)
•    Effect of foaming water on the rheological properties of foamed asphalt binder and compactability of stabilized RAP in cold recycling
(W. Ma, D. Wang & R. West)
•    Micro recovery, aging, and performance grading of emulsified asphalt using UPTiM
(A. Mohseni & H. Azari)
•    Research on diffusion process of new and old asphalt based on SEM
(X. Tian, X. Lu, H. Hu, C. Guo & G. Li)
•    Low-temperature fracture behaviour of synthetic polymer-fibre reinforced warm mix asphalt
(C. G. Daniel, X. Liu, P. Apostolidis, S.M.J.G. Erkens & A. Scarpas)
•    Preparation and performance of hydrophobic coating for tunnel with photocatalytic NO-degrading function
(G. Liu, H. Xia, Y. Niu, W. Zhang, L. Lang, H. Geng, L. Song)

Session 11:
•    Field assessment of rigid pavement stabilization using cementitious grout: case study
(H. Zhao, C. Li, L. Ma & Z. Tao)
•    Predicting the pavement performance: a comparison on traditional and multivariate time series model
(W. Jiang, Q. Dong & T. Zhang)
•    Research on information management of Airport pavement quality based on BIM and GIS integration
(Z. Liu, X. Gua & L. Wang)
•    Study on comprehensive evaluation of pavement condition based on comprehensive integration weighting method and cloud model
(M. Xiao &L. Fan)
•    Study on the instantaneous healing characteristic of asphalt under cyclic loading
(L. Zhou, W. Huang, Q. Lv & L. Sun)
•    Preliminary field and laboratory investigation on the use of non-contact digital ski sensor as pavement-smoothing technology in the South Korea expressway network
(A. C. Falchetto &K. H. Moon)
•    Transport policies in Nigeria: a state of the art review
(M. U. Kolo, A. Dayyabu, A. Oluwatosin & S. U. Chidawa)
•    Use of Non-Potable Water in Pavement Construction: A Laboratory Study using Seawater
(A. Rampersad, G. Mvelase)

Session 12:
•    A surface induced, Internet of Things (IoTS) powered porous pavement system
(Y. Wang)
•    Utilization of PEG/SiO2 phase change composite to regulate open-graded friction course temperature
(J. Chen & X. Shi)
•    Lightweight design for smart precast concrete pavement based on topology optimization method
(H. Chen, H. Zhao & X. Fu)
•    Characterization of aggregate packing using digital image analysis
(V.T. Thushara, U. Chakkoth & J. M. Krishnan)
•    Study on Intelligent Monitoring System for Long Term Performance of Road Engineering and New Monitoring and Sensing Technology
(X. Xin, Y. Rong, Z. Qiu, M. Liang, L. Su & Z. Yao)
•     Recycling of waste glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) power as alternative filler for asphalt mastics
(J. Lin, B. Hong, Z. Fan, T. Li & D. Wang)
•    Estimate of VOCs release amount from asphalt pavement within its full life cycle
(X. Chang & Y. Xiao)
•    Quantifying the accuracy of roller segmented compactor in simulating field compaction
(P. D. Cheyyar Nageswaran, S. R. Miller, F. Bijleveld & N. Poeran)

14 July 2021

09:25 - 11:45

Session number: 13

(Eco-efficiency pavement materials – Part 1)
















Session number: 14

(Mechanical characterization)
















Session number: 15

(Pavement monitoring and big data analysis – Part 1)

Session 13:
•    Study on performance of reclaimed rubber modified asphalt by lubricant by-products
(P. Kong, G. Xu, J. Yang & X. Chen)
•    An overview of the heat exchanging asphalt layer prototype: a case study
(T. Ghalandari, L. Verheyden, N. Hasheminejad, R. Baetens, W. Van den bergh & C. Vuye)
•    Experimental study on basic properties of basalt fiber reinforced concrete
(L. Yu, X. Li, L. Bao, Z. Zhang & Z. Zhou)
•    Research on strength and microstructure of fibre foamed concrete
(T. Qiu, C. Xing, Y. Tan, J. Xu, X. Liu, L. Wang, Y. Wang, C. Chen & L. Zhao)
•    Influence of red mud filler on the fatigue behaviour of bituminous mastic
(M. Chaudhary, N. Saboo, A. Gupta & M. Miljković)
•    Effect of carbon nanofibers on mechanical and microstructural properties of geopolymer based on lunar regolith simulant
(R. Zhang, S. Zhou, Z. Yang & F. Li)
•    A temperature-independent methodology for bitumen modification evaluation based on DSR measurement
(Q. Liu, H. Wang, J. Wu, M. Oeser)

Session 14:
•    Damage mechanism in asphalt binder time sweep test from the perspective of failure appearance
(Z. Zhang, Q. Liu, P. Liu & M. Oeser)
•    Wetting deformation characteristics of granite residual soils and the micro-mechanism
(Z. Wang, J. Ling, Z. Bian & L. Man)
•    Evaluation of rutting performance of high modulus asphalt mixture based on the modulus index
(H. Zhang, M. Zhang, Y. Guan ,G. Huang, Y. He, J. Zhang)
•    Modeling and characterizing the mesomechanical behavior of asphalt mixture with random aggregate distribution: a coupled topological-numerical method
(C. Du, P. Liu & M. Oeser)
•    Research on morphological characteristics of coarse aggregates based on image processing
(R. Jiang, X. Zhou, M. Ran, Z. Zhao, Y. Yan & J. Guan)
•    Non-linear modeling of the influence of rest period on healing behavior of asphalt concrete mixtures
(N. Roy, V. Chowdary, U. Saravanan & J. M. Krishnan)
•    Water Evaporation and Curing Reaction Laws of Waterborne Epoxy Emulsified Asphalt Mixture  
(Y. Gu, X. Qiu, S. Xiao, B. Tang, L. He & F. Yang)

Session 15:
•    A thermal digital twin for condition monitoring of asphalt roads
(L. Barisic, E. Levenberg, A. Skar, A. Boyd & P. Zoulis)
•    Big data in roads and pavements: insights from a bibliometric study and a critical review of recent publications
(S. Bhat & S. N. Suresha)
•    3D texture reconstruction of asphalt pavement based on MATLAB
(Q. Chen, F. Peng & M. Zhang)
•    3D textural fractal characterization and its correlation with the skid resistance of asphalt pavement
(W. Xiong, A. Liu & M. Zhang)
•    Damage fracture characterization of asphalt mixtures under freeze-thaw cycles based on acoustic emission monitoring
(L. Fu, W. An & X. Chen)
•    Microscale morphology observation of bitumen: A comparison of atomic force and confocal laser scanning microscopy.
(J. Blom & H. Soenen)
•    Research on prediction model of asphalt pavement subsidence development based on Back Propagation Neural Network
(M. Xiao & S. Qian)

11:50 - 13:00

Keynote Address

•    Keynote Address: Dr. Lily Poulikakos, Empa
•    Keynote Address: Prof. Hongduo Zhao, Tongji University

13:05 - 15:25

Session number: 16

(Eco-efficiency pavement materials – Part 2)














Session number: 17

(Safety technology for smart roads)
















Session number: 18

(Pavement monitoring and big data analysis – Part 2)

Session 16:
•    A preliminary approach for comparative life cycle assessment of flexible and rigid pavements - a case study
(B. S. S. Varun, J. Choudhary & A. Gupta)
•    Reduction of accumulated plastic deformations in bases courses
(L. Vollmert)
•    The fatigue life extension prospect of calcium alginate capsules in porous asphalt
(S. Xu, X. Liu, A. Tabaković & E. Schlangen)
•    Investigation of fog seal with waterborne thermosetting materials in airport pavement
(L. Xu & F. Xiao)
•    Microstructural and rheological analysis of crumb rubber modified bitumen
(J. B. Borinelli, J. Blom, G. Jacobs, D. Hernando, W. van den bergh & C. Vuye)
•    Towards lower enviromental-impact of asphalt materials with lower VOCs release
(Y. Xiao)
•    Effect of Chemical Stabilization of Silty Soil on Strength and Durability Characteristics for Construction of Low Volume Roads
(S. Kumar Mahto, S. Sinha, S. Saurav, H. Chakravarty)

Session 17:
•    Monitoring-based maintenance decision-making models for subgrade settlement
(Z. Duan, C. Gui &Y. Hou)
•    Analysis of compensatory driving behavior under fog weather conditions
(Y. Zhang, Z. Guo, B. Zhu, Z. Fan & H. Zhang)
•    Three-dimensional flow simulation of Open Graded Friction Course’s permeability
(S. Zhang, O. Elkhateeb & H. Feng)
•    Development of a tire-pavement friction model incorporating the water effect
(J. Cai, H. Zhao, X. Qian, Z. Du & L. Zhao)
•    Research on load effect based on bridge pavement repairing of the old bridge
(M. Xiao, S. Qian & C. Wang )
•    Evaluating the driving safety of highway based on the differential water film analysis
(X. Gong, Y. Geng, Y. Ma & X. Chen)
•    Measurement, modeling and validation of skid resistance of asphalt concrete pavement: Laboratory to field literature review
(A. Kumar, A. Gupta & K. Anupam)

Session 18:
•    A multi-objective optimization model on taxiing mode selection and aircraft stands allocation for closely spaced parallel runway
(J. Ling, Y. Fang, X. Li & G. Wang)
•    Taxiing aircraft monitoring through pavement vibration sensing
(Z. Bian, K. Peng, H. Zhao & M. Zeng)
•    Effectiveness rejuvenation in Porous asphalt
(M. Moenielal, D. van Vliet, W.L.C. van Aalst, J.W.F. van der Kemp, P. The & A. Varveri)
•    Classification of roughness for asphalt pavement resurfacing treatments based on SVM-KNN machine learning algorithm using LTPP data
(L. Wang, T. Zhang, Q. Dong & W. Jiang)
•    Morphology characterization of aggregate with 3D curvature analysis
(F. Wang & Y. Xiao)
•    Evolution rule of dynamic response of asphalt pavement under lateral movement test by MLS66
(C. Wu, Y. Huang, B. Zheng, R. Cao, X. Gu & H. Ren)
•    Investigating vibration characteristics at concrete pavement joints using distributed optical fiber sensors
(Z. Bian, M. Zeng, H. Zhao, H. Chen & K. Cheng)

15:30 - 15:50

Closing session

15 July 2021

09:25 - 12:25



Workshop: 2


Workshop: 3


Vehicle-road interaction and driving safety: towards a Connected, Coordinated and Automated Road Transport


Shaping a sustainable future for asphalt pavements


Fast Moving Loading Big Data and Standards of Mobile Load Simulator(MLS)

12:30 - 15:30

Workshop: 4


Workshop: 5

This workshop has been moved to Sunday (10th July) from 12:30 to 15:30 (GMT time).


Changes in binder properties and the role of additives



Smart pavement – vehicle monitoring, tools and technics for functional pavement.


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