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Opening session

Session number: 1

(Green and sustainable pavement materials – Part 1)

•    Mix design of base course of high ratio content iron tailings sand recycled mixture
(Y. Dong, H. Zhang, Y. Dong, Y. Hou & J. Tian)
•    Evaluation of asphalt binder anti-aging performance based on rheological and chemical properties
(M. Guo, M. Liang, Y. Fu & H. Liu)
•    Utilisation of recycle concrete aggregate in bituminous paving mixes: an economic evaluation
(J. P. Giri, M. Panda & U. C. Sahoo)
•    Simple evaluation of NOx degradation by nano-TiO2 coatings on road pavements under natural light
(M. Fang, Y. Cheng & L. Zhan)
•    Application of green calcium sulphoaluminate cement to prepare foamed concrete for road embankmen
(H. Yuan, Z. Ge, R. Sun, Y. Guan, Y. Huo & H. Zhang)
•    Properties and applicability of pervious concrete for paving flags
(I. N. Grubeša, I. Barišić, B. Bačun & S. Juradin)
•    Research on shrinkage control technology of lightweight ultra-high performance concrete
(J. Fu, Z. Wang , Y. Min & Q. Ding)


Session number: 2

(Recycling technology – Part 1)

•    Effect of Portland Pozzolanic Cement filler on waste mixed plastic modified bituminous mix
(S. Karmakar, T. K. Roy & U. Naveen)
•    Influence of reaction time on interaction mechanism of rejuvenator composed by crumb rubber and waste cooking oil
(X. Yi, R. Dong, M. Zhao, C. Shi & J. Yang)
•    The use of gyratory compaction to assess the workability of asphalt mixtures
(A. Margaritis, T. Tanghe, J. D. Visscher, S. Vansteenkiste & A. Vanelstraete)
•    The rheological properties of terminal blend hybrid asphalt before and after aging
(S. Wang & W. Huang)
•    Vehicle load simulator induced cracking in semi-dense asphalt with RCA filler
(P. Mikhailenko, M. Arraigada, Z. Piao & L.D. Poulikakos)
•    Method for reducing RAP agglomeration and variability, increasing RAP content: fine separation
(H. Zhan, N. Li, W. Tang, Z. Wang, X. Yu &H. Ma)
•    Study on the influence of red mud on the durability of asphalt mixture and its modification
(J. Zhang, C. Guo, J. Wang, K. Wang, C. Ma, M. Liang & Z. Yao)

Session number: 3

(Functional pavement design – Part 1)

•    Fatigue models for airfield concrete pavement: review and discussion
(J. Yuan, W. Li, X. Jia, Z. Zhou & L. Ma)
•    Exploration on overlay tester test analysis for anti-cracking ultra-thin layer mixes
(J. Tian,Y. Dong,Y. Hou, X. Tong & J. He)
•    Asphalt pavement unified mechanical potential damage model for top-down cracks and rutting distress
(J. Song, J. Shi, H. Wang & X. Li)
•    Research on freeze-thaw fatigue of asphalt mixture based on ADE theory
(W. Zhan, S. Gao, Y. Yu, D. Xiao & J. Wang)
•    Reliability analysis of asphalt mixture and pavement based on MC method
(Y. Sun, Z. Zheng, L. Li & J. Wang)
•    Case study: crack propagation in situ vs. service life prediction
(A. Blasl, A. Zeißler & F. Wellner)
•    Study on the influence of coarse aggregate blends of different sizes and proportions on the homogeneity of asphalt mixtures
(W. Yu, C. Xing, D. Wang & G.Lu)


Keynote Address: Prof. Hussain Bahia, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Keynote Address: Prof. Lijun Sun, Tongji University

Session number: 4

(Green and sustainable pavement materials – Part 2)

•    Asphalt modified by finely dispersed sidewall tire rubber with excellent low temperature performance
(X. Yu, Y. Xie & S. Wang)
•    Wide spectral response titanium dioxide for degrading vehicle exhaust in asphalt pavement
(Z. Hu, T. Xu, P. Liu & M. Oeser)
•    Effect of three-component polyurethane adhesive on the interlaminar bonding performance of poro-elastic road surface
(J. Li, M. Li, J. Li, W. Ren & H. Wu)
•    Characterization of asphalt binder using tackiness properties
(S. N. Suresha & V. H. Kumar)
•    Investigation on the temperature field distribution of porous asphalt mixture with steel slag aggregates heated by microwave
(Y. Wang, X. Chen, Z. Liu &Q. Dong)
•    Rheological behavior of asphalt binder based on time-temperature superposition principle: a molecular dynamics simulation study
(X. Zhu, W. Zhang, P. Wu, L. Zhou, C. Yan & Z. Du)
•    Effects of SARA fractions on low-temperature properties of crumb rubber modified binders
(T. Wang & F. Xiao)

•    Microstructure and Modelling of Waterborne Epoxy Resin Modified Bitumen Emulsion

(R. Li, Z. Leng*, H. Wang, G. Lu, H. Yu)

Session number: 5

(Recycling technology – Part 2)

•    Evaluation of low temperature performance of oil modified asphalt using the glass transition temperature
(J. Xu, C. Xing, Z. Fan, B. Hong, D. Wang & G. Lu)
•    Resource recycling of the industrial solid waste in induction asphalt mixture
(C. Fu, K. Liu, Q. Liu & P. Liu)

•    Rheological and chemical characterization on the polymer modified bitumen with different rejuvenators
(P. Lin, X. Liu, S. Ren, S. Erkens & S. Nahar)
•    The effect of emulsified rejuvenator on the workability of plant RAP mixtures
(W. Tang, N. Li, H. Zhan, X. Yu, G. Ding & X. Zou)
•    Utilization of RAP for the construction of CTB containing thin bituminous pavement layer and chemical stabilizer
(R. S. Chhabra, G. D. Ransinchung R. N., S. Vallabhaneni, K. M. Remella & A. Singh)
•    Equivalence testing of iCCL and BBR low-temperature continuous grade
(H. Azari & A. Mohseni)
•    Rheological and chemical properties of bitumen during hot in-place recycling
(J. Wang, F. Xiao & X. Qian)
•    The influence of long-term aging on the chemical properties of bitumen
(S. Ren, X. Liu, P. Lin & S. Erkens)

Session number: 6

(Functional pavement design – Part 2)

•    Rutting depth prediction model of airfield composite pavement
(L. Man, J. Ling, L. Ren, Z. Wang & J. Gao.)
•    The benefit of joint heaters for asphalt surface construction
(G. White)
•    Study on the seasonal variation and deterioration behavior of the skid resistance performance of asphalt pavement
(Y. He, D. Wang, C. Xing, C. Wang, Q. Tan & B. Hong)
•    Field evaluations of nuclear and non-nuclear gauges as alternates to destructive coring for airport asphalt density testing
(G. White & F. Alrashidi)
•    Effect of climate region on field oxidative ageing of asphalt pavements using multiphysics modelling approaches
(E. Omairey & Y. Zhang)
•    Passing rate difference analysis on dense and stone matrix gradations of asphalt mixtures
(Z. Zhao, J. Li, X. Xiao, Z. Li & F. Xiao)
•    Pavement coding method providing high-precision positioning for vehicles
(L. Zhao, H. Zhao, D. Gao & J. Cai)
•   Noise absorption and fatigue behavior of prefabricated pavement textures assisted with 3D printing technology.
(S. Wei, Y. Wang & X. Chen)


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Session number: 7

(Warm & cold mix asphalt materials – Part 1)

•    Two comprehensive cracking resistance indexes of asphalt mixtures using non-notched semi-circular bending tests
(D. Xu, F. Ni, Z. Zhao & D. Zheng)
•    Investigation on influencing factors of moisture susceptibility of warm mix asphalt based on surface free energy
(L. Liu, L. Liu, Y. Yu & L. Sun)
•    Viscoelastic finite element modeling of flexible pavement patching
(Y. Lu & R. M. Hajj)
•    Computer molecular dynamics simulation study on the asphalt molecular model construction based on time-of-flight mass spectrometry
(K. Hu, C. Yu, D. Wang, Y. Chen & S. Han)
•    Study on blending degree of virgin and aged asphalt in hot recycled mixture based on aggregates surface properties
(S. Chen, X. Cai, L. Chen, K. Wu, J. Xie, H. Xiao & H. M. Z. Hassan)
•    Laboratory performance assessment of low temperature asphalt mixtures with high recycled materials contents
(P. Georgiou & A. Loizos)
•    Calculation derivation and test verification of indirect tensile strength of asphalt pavement interlayers at low temperatures
(Q. Zhang, Z. Fang, Y. Xu & Z. Ma)


Session number: 8

(Pavement preservation, maintenance and rehabilitation – Part 1)

•    Field assessment of rigid pavement stabilization using cementitious grout: case study
(H. Zhao, C. Li, L. Ma & Z. Tao)
•    Study on nonlinear behavior of soil-cement based on CTS model
(W. Zhan, X. Yan, Z. Hu, Y. Yu & J. Wang)
•    A method for prediction and maintenance planning of multi-lane pavement
(X. Tong, Y. Hou, Y. Dong, Y. Zhang & J. Tian)
•    Study on decay behavior of asphalt pavement slip resistance performance
(X. Lin)
•    Pavement roughness level classification based on logistic and decision tree machine learnings
(H. Han, T. Zhang, Q. Dong, X. Chen & Y. Wang)
•    Towards more realistic accelerated laboratory aging of asphalt samples
(G. White & A. Abouelsaad)
•    Effects of curing time on performances of high-viscosity modified asphalt
(M. Li, H. Lu, J. Xu, J. Li & H. Wu)


Session number:9

(Smart pavement materials and structures – Part 1)

•    Numerical modelling of fatigue cracking in asphalt mixture using cohesive elements
(A. Chen, G. D. Airey, N. Thom, L. Wan & Y. Li)
•    Experimental analysis of piezoelectric transducers applications for energy harvesting pavement
(H. Zhao, C. Li & L. Ma)
•    Investigation on bulk material compaction and mixing via real-time sensing technology
(C. Wang, P. Liu, C. Schulze, M. Oeser & J. Friederichs)
•    A novel weigh-in-motion system for traffic loads using F-P cavity fiber optical technology
(Z. Bian, H. Zhao, K. Peng & Z. Wang)
•    Application of one-third scale accelerated pavement testing (APT) to study the high temperature performance of China Qingchuan rock asphalt modified asphalt
(Y. Ye, C. Zhuang & Y. Wang)
•    Research on ice interfacial and mechanical behavior of ski jumping inruns
(Y. Sun, C. Wu & C. Sun)
•    Implementation of engineering procurement construction contracting in civil aviation infrastructure pilot projects practice in China
(C. Zhou)


Keynote Address: Prof. Baoshan Huang, University of Tennessee

Keynote Address: Prof. Louay Mohammad, Louisiana State University

Session number: 10

(Warm & cold mix asphalt materials – Part 2)

•    Use of recycled concrete aggregate in cold bituminous emulsion mix
(S. Jain & B. Singh)
•    Low-temperature performance test method and improvement measures of emulsified asphalt cold recycling mixture
(Z. Han, Y. Meng, T. Jin, L. Liu & L. Sun)
•    Moisture susceptibility evaluation of RAP based foamed bituminous mix
(L. Gupta, R. Kumar, A. Kumar)
•    Effect of foaming water on the rheological properties of foamed asphalt binder and compactability of stabilized RAP in cold recycling
(W. Ma, D. Wang & R. West)
•    Micro recovery, aging, and performance grading of emulsified asphalt using UPTiM
(A. Mohseni & H. Azari)
•    Research on diffusion process of new and old asphalt based on SEM
(X. Tian, X. Lu, H. Hu, C. Guo & G. Li)
•    Low-temperature fracture behaviour of synthetic polymer-fibre reinforced warm mix asphalt
(C. G. Daniel, X. Liu, P. Apostolidis, S.M.J.G. Erkens & A. Scarpas)


Session number: 11

(Pavement preservation, maintenance and rehabilitation – Part 2)

•    Verification of the rigid layer depth setting model based on the consistency of backcalculated subgrade modulus
(Y. Hu, L. Sun & G. Zang)
•    Research on the trackside concrete reinforcement scheme of small radius curve at junction section of modern tram
(Z. Wang & Z. Lei)
•    Predicting the pavement performance: a comparison on traditional and multivariate time series model
(W. Jiang & Q. Dong)
•    Research on information management of Airport pavement quality based on BIM and GIS integration
(Z. Liu, X. Gua & L. Wang)
•    Study on comprehensive evaluation of pavement condition based on comprehensive integration weighting method and cloud model
(M. Xiao &L. Fan)
•    Study on the instantaneous healing characteristic of asphalt under cyclic loading
(L. Zhou, W. Huang, Q. Lv & L. Sun)
•    Preliminary field and laboratory investigation on the use of non-contact digital ski sensor as pavement-smoothing technology in the South Korea expressway network
(A. C. Falchetto &K. H. Moon)

•    Transport policies in Nigeria: a state of the art review
(M. U. Kolo, A. Dayyabu, A. Oluwatosin & S. U. Chidawa)

Session number: 12

(Smart pavement materials and structures – Part 2)

•    A surface induced, Internet of Things (IoTS) powered porous pavement system
(Y. Wang)
•    Utilization of PEG/SiO2 phase change composite to regulate open-graded friction course temperature
(J. Chen & X. Shi)
•    Lightweight design for smart precast concrete pavement based on topology optimization method
(H. Chen, H. Zhao & X. Fu)
•    Characterization of aggregate packing using digital image analysis
(V.T. Thushara, U. Chakkoth & J. M. Krishnan)
•    Strain sensing behavior of epoxy composites with nano/micro hybrid CNT/GNP and CNT/CB for asphalt road in situ strain monitoring
(M. Liang, Z. Qiu, L. Su & Y. Rong)
•    Recycling of waste glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) power as alternative filler for asphalt mastics
(J. Lin, B. Hong, T. Li, D. Wang, Z. Fan & S. Leischner)
•    Estimate of VOCs release amount from asphalt pavement within its full life cycle
(X. Chang & Y. Xiao)

•    Quantifying the accuracy of roller segmented compactor in simulating field compaction
(P. D. Cheyyar Nageswaran, S. R. Miller, F. Bijleveld & N. Poeran)



WEDNESDAY(JULY 14) Day 3 (Click here for Zoom links)

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Session number: 13

(Eco-efficiency pavement materials – Part 1)

•    Study on performance of reclaimed rubber modified asphalt by lubricant by-products
(P. Kong, G. Xu, J. Yang & X. Chen)
•    An overview of the heat exchanging asphalt layer prototype: a case study
(T. Ghalandari, L. Verheyden, N. Hasheminejad, R. Baetens, W. Van den bergh & C. Vuye)
•    Experimental study on basic properties of basalt fiber reinforced concrete
(L. Yu, X. Li & L. Bao)
•    Research on strength and microstructure of fibre foamed concrete
(T. Qiu, C. Xing, Y. Tan, J. Xu, X. Liu, L. Wang, Y. Wang, C. Chen & L. Zhao)
•    Influence of red mud filler on the fatigue behaviour of bituminous mastic
(M. Chaudhary, N. Saboo, A. Gupta & M. Miljković)
•    Effect of carbon nanofibers on mechanical and microstructural properties of geopolymer based on lunar regolith simulant
(R. Zhang, S. Zhou, Z. Yang & F. Li)
•    A temperature-independent methodology for bitumen modification evaluation based on DSR measurement
(Q. Liu, H. Wang, J. Wu, M. Oeser)


Session number: 14

(Mechanical characterization )

•    Energy-based characterization of the fatigue crack density evolution of asphalt binders through controlled-stress fatigue testing
(C. Shi, X. Cai, T. Wang, X. Yi & J. Yang)
•    Damage mechanism in asphalt binder time sweep test from the perspective of failure appearance
(Z. Zhang, Q. Liu, P. Liu & M. Oeser)
•    Wetting deformation characteristics of granite residual soils and the micro-mechanism
(Z. Wang, J. Ling, Z. Bian & L. Man)
•    Evaluation of rutting performance of high modulus asphalt mixture based on the modulus index
(H. Zhang, M. Zhang, Y. Guan ,G. Huang, Y. He, J. Zhang)
•    Modeling and characterizing the mesomechanical behavior of asphalt mixture with random aggregate distribution: a coupled topological-numerical method
(C. Du, P. Liu & M. Oeser)
•    Research on morphological characteristics of coarse aggregates based on image processing
(R. Jiang, X. Zhou, M. Ran, Z. Zhao, Y. Yan & J. Guan)
•    Non-linear modeling of the influence of rest period on healing behavior of asphalt concrete mixtures
(N. Roy, V. Chowdary, U. Saravanan & J. M. Krishnan)


Session number: 15

(Pavement monitoring and big data analysis – Part 1)

•    A thermal digital twin for condition monitoring of asphalt roads
(L. Barisic, E. Levenberg, A. Skar, A. Boyd & P. Zoulis)
•    Big data in roads and pavements: insights from a bibliometric study and a critical review of recent publications
(S. Bhat & S. N. Suresha)
•    3D texture reconstruction of asphalt pavement based on MATLAB
(Q. Chen, F. Peng & M. Zhang)
•    3D textural fractal characterization and its correlation with the skid resistance of asphalt pavement
(W. Xiong, A. Liu & M. Zhang)
•    Damage fracture characterization of asphalt mixtures under freeze-thaw cycles based on acoustic emission monitoring
(L. Fu, W. An & X. Chen)
•    Microscale morphology observation of bitumen: A comparison of atomic force and confocal laser scanning microscopy.
(J. Blom & H. Soenen)
•    Research on prediction model of asphalt pavement subsidence development based on Back Propagation Neural Network
(M. Xiao & S. Qian)

Keynote Address: Dr. Lily Poulikakos, Empa

Keynote Address: Prof. Hongduo Zhao, Tongji University

Session number: 16

(Eco-effficiency pavement materials – Part 2)

•    A preliminary approach for comparative life cycle assessment of flexible and rigid pavements - a case study
(B. S. S. Varun, J. Choudhary & A. Gupta)
•    Reduction of accumulated plastic deformations in bases courses
(L. Vollmert)
•    The fatigue life extension prospect of calcium alginate capsules in porous asphalt
(S. Xu, X. Liu, A. Tabaković & E. Schlangen)
•    Influence of the characteristics of the aggregate on the fatigue performance of the epoxy asphalt mixture
(G. Zeng, H. Huang & M. Zhou)
•    Investigation of fog seal with waterborne thermosetting materials in airport pavement
(L. Xu & F. Xiao)
•    Microstructural and rheological analysis of crumb rubber modified bitumen
(J. B. Borinelli, J. Blom, G. Jacobs, D. Hernando, W. van den bergh & C. Vuye)
•    Towards lower enviromental-impact of asphalt materials with lower VOCs release
(Y. Xiao)


Session number: 17

(Safety technology for smart roads)

•    Monitoring-based maintenance decision-making models for subgrade settlement
(Z. Duan, C. Gui &Y. Hou)
•    Analysis of compensatory driving behavior under fog weather conditions
(Y. Zhang, Z. Guo, B. Zhu, Z. Fan & H. Zhang)
•    Three-dimensional flow simulation of Open Graded Friction Course’s permeability
(S. Zhang, O. Elkhateeb & H. Feng)
•    Development of a tire-pavement friction model incorporating the water effect
(J. Cai, H. Zhao, X. Qian, Z. Du & L. Zhao)
•    Research on load effect based on bridge pavement repairing of the old bridge
(M. Xiao, S. Qian & C. Wang )
•    Evaluating the driving safety of highway based on the differential water film analysis
(X. Gong, Y. Geng, Y. Ma & X. Chen)
•    Measurement, modeling and validation of skid resistance of asphalt concrete pavement: Laboratory to field literature review
(A. Kumar, A. Gupta & K. Anupam)

Session number: 18

(Pavement monitoring and big data analysis – Part 2)

•    A multi-objective optimization model on taxiing mode selection and aircraft stands allocation for closely spaced parallel runway
(J. Ling, Y. Fang, X. Li & G. Wang)
•    Taxiing aircraft monitoring through pavement vibration sensing
(Z. Bian, K. Peng, H. Zhao & M. Zeng)
•    Effectiveness rejuvenation in Porous asphalt
(M. Moenielal, D. van Vliet, W.L.C. van Aalst, J.W.F. van der Kemp, P. The & A. Varveri)
•    Classification of roughness for asphalt pavement resurfacing treatments based on SVM-KNN machine learning algorithm using LTPP data
(L. Wang, T. Zhang, Q. Dong & W. Jiang)
•    Morphology characterization of aggregate with 3D curvature analysis
(F. Wang & Y. Xiao)
•    Evolution rule of dynamic response of asphalt pavement under lateral movement test by MLS66
(C. Wu, Y. Huang, B. Zheng, R. Cao, X. Gu & H. Ren)
•    Investigating vibration characteristics at concrete pavement joints using distributed optical fiber sensors
(Z. Bian, M. Zeng, H. Zhao, H. Chen & K. Cheng)


Closing session



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Workshop 1:

Vehicle-road interaction and driving safety: towards a Connected, Coordinated and Automated Road Transport

Workshop 2:

Shaping a sustainable future for asphalt pavements

Workshop 3:

Fast Moving Loading Big Data and Standards of Mobile Load Simulator(MLS)

Workshop 4:

Changes in binder properties and the role of additives

Workshop 5:

Smart pavement – vehicle monitoring, tools and technics for functional pavement.

2021 Delft

JULY 12-14 2021