Dr. Shenghua Wu, LEED AP
Shelby Hall-3116
Fall 2019

Monday-Thursday 9:30AM-12:00PM 

Ph: (251) 460-6174

Dr. Shenghua Wu, LEED AP

Assistant Professor
Civil Engineering/Pavement Engineering

Research Interests
My research interests included sustainable transportation infrastructure, pavement material characterization, green asphalt technologies (e.g. warm mix asphalt), pavement design and modeling, nondestructive and advanced performance testing, recycled and reclaimed materials evaluation, pavement rehabilitation and maintenance, and smart and resilient civil engineering material design.


Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Washington State University
M.S. Civil Engineering, Hunan University
B.S. Civil Engineering, Central South University of Forestry and Technology


A. Peer-reviewed Journals


1.    L. Liu, G. Yao, J. Zhang, and S. Wu*. Evaluation of Long-Term Permeability Performance of In-Service Open-Graded Friction Course and Effect of Cleaning on the Its Permeability Restoration. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements, 2019. (Accepted)

2.    S. Wu*, and O. Tahri. State-of-Art Carbon and Graphene Family Nanomaterials for Asphalt Modification. Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2019, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2019.1642946

3.    S. Wu*, W. Zhang, S. Shen, and B. Muhunthan. Field Performance of Foaming Warm Mix Asphalt Pavement. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2019, Vol. 2673, Issue No.3, pp. 281-294. DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198119832885

4.    W. Zhang*, S. Shen, S. Wu, J. Xue, X. Chen, and L. N. Mohammad. Effects of In-place Volumetric Properties on Field Rutting and Cracking Resistance of Asphalt Pavement, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 31, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002767


5.    S. Wu*, and B. Muhunthan. A Mechanistic-Empirical Model for Predicting Top-down Fatigue Cracking in an Asphalt Pavement Overlay. Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2018, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2018.1443832

6.    S. Wu*. Characterization of Ductility of Field-aged Petroleum Asphalt. Petroleum Science and Technology, Vol. 36, 2018, pp. 696-703.

7.    S. Wu*, and B. Muhunthan. Evaluation of Effect of Waste Engine Oil on the Rheological Properties of Asphalt Binders. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 30, 2018, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002189

8.    F. R. Safi, K. Hossain, S. Wu, I. L. Al-Qadi, and H. Ozer. A Model to Predict Creep Compliance of Asphalt Mixtures Containing Recycled Materials. Construction and Building Materials, 2018, Vol. 184, pp. 374-381.

9.    S. Wu, W. Zhang, S. Shen*, and B. Muhunthan. Case Study: Evaluation of the Effect of Extraction Temperature on WMA Binder Containing Sasobit Additive. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 46, 2018.

See More


EG 283: Statics

EG 315: Mechanics of Materials

EG 360: Fluid Mechanics

CE 314/315: Civil Engineering Materials

CE 490/590: Pavement Design