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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)

  • Mix design of base course of high ratio content iron tailings sand recycled mixture
    (Y. Dong, H. Zhang, Y. Dong, 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)

  • Effect of Portland Pozzolanic Cement filler on waste mixed plastic modified bituminous mix
    (S. Karmakar, T. K. Roy & U. Naveen)
  • Influence of reaction time on interaction mechanism of rejuvenator composed by crumb rubber and waste cooking oil
    (X. Yi, R. Dong, M. Zhao, C. Shi & J. Yang)
  • 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. Zhang, C. Guo, J. Wang, K. Wang, C. Ma, M. Liang & Z. Yao)

  • 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 & J. Wang)
  • 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 - 15:25

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)

  • Asphalt modified by finely dispersed sidewall tire rubber with excellent low temperature performance
    (X. Yu, Y. Xie & S. Wang)
  • Wide spectral response titanium dioxide 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)

  • Evaluation of low temperature performance of oil modified asphalt using the glass transition temperature
    (J. Xu, C. Xing, Z. Fan, B. Hong, D. Wang & G. Lu)
  • 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)
  • The effect of emulsified rejuvenator on the workability of plant RAP mixtures
    (W. Tang, N. Li, H. Zhan, X. Yu, G. Ding & X. Zou)
  • 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)

  • 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)
  • Noise absorption and fatigue behavior of prefabricated pavement textures assisted with 3D printing technology.
    (S. Wei, Y. Wang & X. Chen)

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)

  • 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. M. Hajj)
  • Computer molecular dynamics simulation study on the asphalt molecular model construction based on time-of-flight mass spectrometry
    (K. Hu, C. Yu, D. Wang, Y. Chen & S. Han)
  • 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)


  • Field assessment of rigid pavement stabilization using cementitious grout: case study
    (H. Zhao, C. Li, L. Ma & Z. Tao)
  • Study on nonlinear behavior of soil-cement based on CTS model
    (W. Zhan, X. Yan, Z. Hu, Y. Yu & J. Wang)
  • 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 slip 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)


  • 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 - 15:25

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)

  • 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)


  • Verification of the rigid layer depth setting model based on the consistency of backcalculated subgrade modulus
    Y. Hu, L. Sun & G. Zang)
  • Research on the trackside concrete reinforcement scheme of small radius curve at junction section of modern tram
    (Z. Wang & Z. Lei)
  • Predicting the pavement performance: a comparison on traditional and multivariate time series model
    (W. Jiang & Q. Dong)
  • 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)

  • 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)
  • Strain sensing behavior of epoxy composites with nano/micro hybrid CNT/GNP and CNT/CB for asphalt road in situ strain monitoring
    (M. Liang, Z. Qiu, L. Su & Y. Rong)
  • Recycling of waste glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) power as alternative filler for asphalt mastics
    J. Lin, B. Hong, T. Li, D. Wang, Z. Fan & S. Leischner)
  • 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)

  • 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)
  • 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)


  • Energy-based characterization of the fatigue crack density evolution of asphalt binders through controlled-stress fatigue testing
    (C. Shi, X. Cai, T. Wang, X. Yi & J. Yang)
  • 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)


  • 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)

  • 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)
  • Influence of the characteristics of the aggregate on the fatigue performance of the epoxy asphalt mixture
    (G. Zeng, H. Huang & M. Zhou)
  • 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)


  • 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)


  • 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

Changes in binder properties and the role of additives


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

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