MWV Corporation, Atlanta, GA, Technical Testing and Analysis
Northrop Grumman Technical Services, Inc., Tallahassee, FL
Providing consulting services to NGTSI related to airfield pavement materials and pavement
SemMaterials Company, Tulsa, OK, Review of Performance-Related Pavement Designs
Licensed Professional Engineer, State of Illinois 1998-Present
Strategic Integration of MOOCs at Research Universities
Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation
Finite Element Analysis and Constitutive Model Development
Sustainable Infrastructure Materials and Systems
Books Edited or Co-Edited (Original Editions)
Mechanisms of Cracking and Debonding in Asphalt and Composite Pavements: RILEM State-of-the-Art Report (STAR), ed. W.Buttlar, A.Chabot, E.Dave, C.Petit, and G.Tebaldi, In Progress, RILEM, 2015.
American Society of Civil Engineers, Advancing Airfield Pavements, Chicago IL, August 2001,
Editors W.G. Buttlar and J.E. Naughton III.
Chapters in Books
Buttlar, W. G., Chabot, A.C., and P. Hornich. Chapter 1: RILEM STAR Report on Mechanisms of Cracking and Debonding in Asphalt and Composite Pavements, 2015.
Bashin, A., Masad, E., Kutay, M.E., Buttlar, W.G., Kim, Y., Marasteanu, M., Kim, Y.R., Schwartz, C.W., and L.R. Carvalho, "Applications of Advanced Models to Understand Behavior and Performance of Asphalt Mixtures
," Transportation Research E-Circular, Transportation Research Board, Issue E-C161, 2012.
Buttlar, W. G., Roque, R., and D. R. Hiltunen. Chapter 14: Prediction of Thermal Cracking with TCMODEL, in Modeling of Asphalt Concrete, ASCE Press, MrGraw Hill, Y.R. Kim, Ed., pp. 405-428, 2008.
Selected Articles in Journals
Zhe, S., Farace, N., Behnia, B. Buttlar, W.G., and Reis, H., (2015), Quantitative evaluation of rejuvenators to restore embrittlement temperatures in oxidized asphalt mixtures using acoustic emission, Journal of Acoustic Emission, Accepted, May, 2015.
Haser, A. Behnia, B., McGovern, M.E., and H. Reis, Monitoring Viscosity in Asphalt Binders using an Ultrasonic Guided Wave Approach, Insight Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring Journal, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 25-34, 2015
Chaiwat, N.M. and W.G. Buttlar, "Cyclic Loading Behavior of Asphalt Concrete Using Disk-Shaped Compact Tension and Released Energy Approach," Road Materials and Pavement Design, 2015 (accepted).
Behnia, B., Buttlar, W.G., and H. Reis, "Cooling Cycle Effects on Low Temperature Cracking Characteristics of Asphalt Concrete Mixtures, Journal of Materials and Structures, DOI 10.1617/s11527-014-0310-y, 2014.
Arnold, J. Behnia, B., Buttlar, W.G., and H. Reis, Quantitative Evaluation of Low-Temperature Performance of Sustainable Asphalt Pavements Containing Recycled Asphalt Shingles (RAS), Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 58C, pp 1-8, 2014
Islam, M.S., Buttlar, W.G., Aldunate, R.G., and W.R. Vavrik, "Measurement of Pavement Roughness Using an Android-Based Smartphone Application," Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Issue 2457, pp. 3038, 2014.
Buttlar, W.G., Hill, B.C., Kim, Y.R., Kutay, M.E., Millien, A., Montepara, A., Paulino, G.H., Petit, C., Pop, I.O., Romeo, E., Roncella, R., Safavizadeh, S.A., Tabaldi, G., and A. Wargo, Digital image correlation techniques to investigate strain fields and cracking phenomena in asphalt materials, Materials and Structures, 47:8 , pp. 1373-1390, 2014.
McGovern, M.E., Behnia, B., Buttlar, W.G., and H. Reis, "Non-collinear wave mixing of critically refracted longitudinal waves for estimation of oxidative aging in asphalt concrete pavements ,"INSIGHTNondestructive Testing and Condition Monitoring, In Press, 2014.
McGovern, M.E., Buttlar, W.G., and H. Reis, "Characterization of oxidative aging in asphalt concrete using a non-collinear ultrasonic wave mixing approach," INSIGHTNondestructive Testing and Condition Monitoring, Vol. 56, No. 7, pp. 367-374, 2014.
McGovern, M.E., Behnia, B., Buttlar, W.G., and H. Reis, "Characterization of oxidative aging in asphalt concrete Part 2: Complex moduli estimation," INSIGHT, Journal of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, Accepted, June, 2013.
Articles in Conference Proceedings
10. McGovern, M.E., Buttlar, W.G., and Reis, H., (2015), Assessment of Oxidative aging in asphalt concrete pavements with unknown acoustic properties, presented at the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) Conference, Baltimore, USA, May 18-20, 2015. (16 pages)
9. Behnia, B., Buttlar, W.G., Reis, H., 2015, Estimation of Low-Temperature Cracking in Asphalt Concrete Pavements using an Acoustic Emission Approach, presented at the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) Conference, Baltimore, USA, May 18-20, 2015. (13 pages).
8. Sun, Z., Farace, N., Arnold, J.W., Buttlar, W.G., and Reis, H., 2015, Quantitative evaluation of rejuvenators to restore embrittlement temperatures to oxidized asphalt mixtures using acoustic emission, SPIE Smart Structures and Materials, Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, International Society for Optics and Photonics, March 8-12, 2015. (14 pages).
7. McGovern, M.E., and Reis, H., 2015, Linear and nonlinear characterization of limestone, SPIE Smart Structures and Materials, Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, International Society for Optics and Photonics, March 8-12, 2015. (15 pages).
6. Haser, A., McGovern, M.E., Behnia, B., Buttlar, W.G., and Reis, H., 2015, Monitoring Viscosity in Asphalt Binders using an temperatures to Oxidized asphalt mixtures using acoustic emission, SPIE Smart Structures and Materials, Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, International Society for Optics and Photonics, March 8-12, 2015. (15 pages).
5. McGovern, M.E., B. Behnia, B.B. Hill, W.G. Buttlar, and H. Reis, (2014), Characterization of oxidative aging in asphalt concrete pavements using its complex moduli, SPIE Smart Structures/NDE / Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems Conference, San Diego, CA, March 9-13, 2014. doi:10.1117/12.2044781, 2014.
Hill, B.C., Londono, O.G., Buttlar, W.G., and G.H. Paulino, "Coupling Discrete Element Models with Digital Image Correlation Displacement Fields to Simulate Low Temperature Asphalt Concrete Fracture," USNCCM13, San Diego, CA, July 2015.
Islam, M.S., Buttlar, W.G., Aldunate, R.G., and W.R. Vavrik, "Use of Cellphone Application to Measure Pavement Roughness," Second Transportation & Development Congress, Orlando, FL, pp. 553-563, 2014.
Behnia, B., Dave, E., Buttlar, W.G., and H. Reis Acoustic Emissions (AE) Technique for Evaluation of Embrittlement Temperature of Asphalt Binders, 5th European Asphalt Technology Association, Germany, June 2013.
Hill, B.C., Ramos, V.C.L., Paulino, G.H., and W.G. Buttlar, "Discrete Element Modeling of Asphalt Concrete Fracture Using Digital Image Correlation Displacement Fields," 12th U.S. National Congress for Computational Mechanics, Raleigh, NC, July 2013 (Accepted)
"Advances in Cracking Research in the US"
"Rehabilitation of Runway 9R at ORD using Fracture-Based Overlay Design"
"Recent Advances in Pavement Cracking Assessment, Prediction, and Anti-Cracking Designs in the US"
"DC(T) for Control of Thermal Cracking and Other Cracking Forms
"Towards a Fatigue Performance TestUsing the DC(T) Test and Released Energy Approach"
"Building Crack-Resistance in Modern Mixes Including RAS using Performance Tests
"Future of Online Graduate Education in US and Abroad"
"Building Rut and Crack Resistance into Mixture Design"
"Advances in Pavement Cracking Research in the US"
McGovern, M., and Buttlar, W.G., and Reis, H, Characterization of oxidative aging in asphalt concrete using a non-collinear ultrasonic wave mixing approach
Buttlar, W.G., "Green and Good: Addressing Cracking in Recycled Asphalt Mixes," Roads and Bridges, February, 2015.
International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, Editor-In-Chief, 2014-Present
Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Editoral Board, 2013-Present
International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, Special Issue on Numerical Modeling and Simulation, ed. W.G. Buttlar and E.V. Dave, 2010
International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, Associate Editor 2005-2014
Proceedings of the ASCE Airfield Pavements Conference, "Advancing Airfield Pavements," ed. W.G. Buttlar and J.E. Naughton, 2001
Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, Board of Directors, Member at Large (elected by members), 2013-2014
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