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Department Research Interests


Construction and Transportation Materials

Research areas:

  • Concrete Technology and Materials
  • Concrete Modeling and Structural Analysis
  • Fracture and Fatigue Behavior of Concrete
  • Asphalt Technology
  • Innovative Construction Materials
  • Nondestructive Testing of Infrastructure
  • Pavement Technology and Materials
  • Sustainable Construction Materials

Faculty:

Dr. Federico "Fred" Aguayo      (fma12@txstate.edu)
Dr. Yoo-Jae Kim                       (yk10@txstate.edu)
Dr. Soon-Jae “Jeff ” Lee          (sl31@txstate.edu)
Dr. Anthony Torres                   (ast36@txstate.edu)

 Related Research Labs:

Concrete Laboratory; Asphalt/Soil Laboratory


Construction and Concrete Industry Management

Research areas:

  • Sustainable Construction
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Concrete Industry Management
  • Pavement Monitoring and Management Systems
  • Project Delivery System
  • Undergraduate Technology and Engineering Education

Faculty:

Dr. Yoo-Jae Kim                    (yk10@txstate.edu)
Dr. Soon-Jae “Jeff ” Lee      (sl31@txstate.edu)
Dr. B.J. Spencer                   (bs39@txstate.edu)
Dr. Kimberly Talley                (kgt5@txstate.edu)
Dr. Gary Winek                     (gw04@txstate.edu)

Related Research Labs:

Construction and Concrete Management Lab, CAD Lab


Computer-Integrated Manufacturing:

Research areas:

  • Computer-aided Design and Manufacturing
  • Industrial Automation
  • Engineering Informatics
  • Multi-agent Systems for Design and Manufacturing

Faculty:

Dr. Farhad Ameri               (Ameri@txstate.edu)

Related Research Labs:

Engineering Informatics Lab, CNC Lab

 


Mechanical Systems:

Research areas:

  • Microsystem Design and Fabrication
  • Mechanical Assemblies and Tolerance Analysis
  • Sensors and Actuators

Faculty:

Dr. Byoung-Hee You          (by12@txstate.edu)

Related Research Labs:

Integrated Microsystems Laboratory

 


Metallic Alloys:

Research areas:

  • Heat Treatment of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous alloys
  • Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Aluminum Casting Alloys
  • Recycling of metals
  • Treatment of Liquid Aluminum Alloys

Faculty:

Dr. Luis Trueba, Jr.              (l_t223@txstate.edu)

Related Research Labs:

Foundry and Testing Lab