Jenny Liu, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor, Materials and Pavement Engineering
Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering Part B: Pavements

Research Interests

  • Infrastructure Materials - engineering characterization and modeling of asphalt cement, hot-mix asphalt mixtures (HMA), granular and stabilized bases, portland cement concrete (PCC), and other infrastructural materials
  • Pavement Engineering - pavement design and testing, pavement preservation, repair and rehabilitation, non-destructive testing, pavement construction, and pavement management system (PMS)

Courses Taught

Statics, Mechanics of Materials, Properties of Materials, Introduction to Transportation Engineering, Pavement Design, Bituminous Materials

Professional Registration

Professional Civil Engineer (State of Alaska, AELC 12464)

Experience

  • Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, (Sept. 2018-current)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, (Sept. 2017-Aug. 2018)
  • Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), (July 2015-Sept. 2017)
  • Director, U.S. DOT Tier 1 Center for Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in Cold Climates, (Sept. 2013-Sept. 2017)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UAF, (July 2011-June 2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UAF, (Aug. 2006-June 2011)
  • Research Assistant, Texas Transportation Institute, (June 2001-Aug. 2006)
  • Research Assistant, State Key laboratory of Concrete Materials Research, China, (Sept. 1995-Dec. 1999)

Major Honors and Awards

  • Best Paper Award, Transportation Research Congress, (2017)
  • Best Paper Award, Transportation Research Congress, (2016)
  • NSF Fellowship to attend International Workshop on the Genome of Stone-based Civil Infrastructure Materials, (2016)
  • Engineer of the Year, Alaska Society of Professional Engineers, Fairbanks Chapter, (2016)
  • ASCE Outstanding Reviewer, (2011, 2015)
  • Best Paper Award, GeoShanghai International Conference, (2014)
  • Outstanding Service Award, International Association of Chinese Infrastructure Professionals (IACIP), (2013)
  • Dennis Demmert Award, UAF, (2013)
  • American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) ExCEEd Fellow, (2009)
  • “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,” (2006)
  • “Who’s Who in America,” (2006)

 

Resume/CV:

Education:

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Materials and Pavement Engineering), Texas A&M University, 2006
  • M.S., Civil Engineering (Materials and Pavement Engineering), Texas A&M University, 2001
  • B.S., Material Science and Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 1995