Dr. Shenghua Wu, LEED AP
Office Hours

Shelby Hall-3116
Fall 2019
Tuesday/Thursday: 9:30-11:30AM
Wednesday: 9:00-11:30AM
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


1.    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

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

3.    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

4.     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.

5.    S. Wu, I.L. Al-Qadi, D.L. Lippert, H. Ozer, A.F. Espinoza-Luque, and F.R. Safi. Early-Age Performance Characterization of Hot-Mix Asphalt Overlay with Varying Amounts of Asphalt Binder Replacement. Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 153, 2017, pp. 294-306.

6.    S. Wu, D.L. Lippert, I.L. Al-Qadi, H. Ozer, I.M. Said, and M.K. Barry. Impact of High Asphalt Binder Replacement on Level Binder Properties for Controlling Reflective Cracking. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2630, 2017, pp. 118-127.

7.    S. Wu, W. Zhang, S. Shen, and B. Muhunthan. Case Study: Evaluation of the Effect of Extraction Temperature on WMA Binder Containing Sasobit Additive. Accepted for ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 2017.

8.    S. Wu, and X. Li. Evaluation of Effect of Curing Time on Mixture Performance of Advera Warm Mix Asphalt. Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 145, 2017, pp. 62-67.

9.    I. L. Al-Qadi, S. Wu, D. L. Lippert, H. Ozer, M. K. Barry, and F. R. Safi. Impact of High Recycled Mixes on HMA Overlay Crack Development Rate. Accepted for Association of Asphalt Paving Technologies, 2016.

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EG 283: Statics

EG 315: Mechanics of Materials

EG 360: Fluid Mechanics

CE 314/315: Civil Engineering Materials

CE 490/590: Pavement Design