The Department of Civil Infrastructure and Environment Engineering, an academic unit within the College of Engineering at Khalifa University, in Abu Dhabi, UAE, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and knowledge through teaching, research and outreach in the areas of Structural Engineering and Materials, Geotechnical Engineering, Urban Infrastructures, Construction Engineering and Management, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering.
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The Department invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in the field of Asphalt Engineering to participate in a project focusing on the development of a holistic design procedure for Warm Rubberized Asphalt Concrete mixes. In this role the successful candidate will:
Select, prepare, perform and analyze the results of multi-scale tests for identification of the basic chemo-mechanical properties of the constituents of Warm Rubberized Asphalt Concrete mixes and their interactions.
Participate in the development of physico-mechanical constitutive models and methodologies for identification of the significance of the various mix components and design parameters in the overall mix performance and resistance to damage.
Lead the team efforts for the development of a guideline for optimization of Warm Rubberized Asphalt Concrete mix design
A PhD in Civil Engineering is required and experience in the technology, testing and modelling of the response of asphalt concrete mixes.
Candidates with previous experience on rubberized asphalt mixes are highly encouraged to apply.
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