Michigan Tech



Civil and Environmental Engineering, Dillman 301A, Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, Michigan 49931, USA

Office: 301i Dillman

Phone: 906-487-1059

Email: zyou @ mtu.edu


Professor, Transportation Engineering and Materials

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), 2003

Research Interests

Pavements and transportation materials, mechanical testing and constitutive modeling of asphalt binders and mixtures, analysis and control of thermal and reflective cracking in asphalt pavement and overlays, micro-mechanics, finite element analysis, discrete element analysis, and constitutive model development, pavement fracture, and instrumentation.

Over $9,500,000 external funded research and education projects, funded by National Science Foundation (NSF), Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), US Department of Transportation (USDOT), Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ)


Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, since Oct. 2008. For manuscript requirements, please refer to the following web site http://www.pubs.asce.org/authors/index.html. Submit a full manuscript as a Word or LaTex file as well as a cover letter to the journal Editorial Manager website: https://www.editorialmanager.com/jrnmteng/default.asp

Guest Editor, Special Issue of Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering to be entitled, Multiscale and Micro-mechanical Modeling of Asphalt Mixes. This issue is scheduled to be published by ASCE in Dec ember 2009 but delayed.

Editorial Board, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, since Jan. 2008. Submission info can be found at http://www.ijprt.org.tw/.

Editorial Board, Malaysian Construction Research Journal (MCRJ), since 2013.

Prof. Zhanping You