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Julie Vandenbossche

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William Kepler Whiteford Professor
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(2013) Professor of the Year, ASCE Pittsburgh Section.

(2003) Fred Burggraf Award recognizing excellence in transportation research by a researcher 35 years of age or younger, Transportation Research Board.

(2001) Bengt Friberg Award for Best Paper by a Young Author, 7th International Conference on Concrete Pavements.

(2000) Department of Transportation and Concrete Paving Association Merit Award for Outstanding Performance.

(2000) Mn/DOT Achievement Award.

(2000) Center for Transportation Studies Travel Award.

(1999) Mn/DOT Above and Beyond Award.

(1998) Center for Transportation Studies Travel Award.

(1998) Department of Transportation and Concrete Paving Association Merit Award for Outstanding Performance.

(1991) M.S.U. Civil Engineering Department Service Award.

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2003

M.S., Civil Engineering, Michigan State University, 1995

B.S., Civil Engineering, Michigan State University, 1991

Undergraduate in Assoc. of Science, St. Clair County Community College, Port Huron, 1989

Bech, N.D., & Vandenbossche, J.M. (2020). Relationship between Backcalculated and Estimated Asphalt Concrete Dynamic Modulus with Respect to Falling Weight Deflectometer Load and Temperature. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2674(9), 887-897.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/0361198120932560.

DeSantis, J.W., Sachs, S.G., & Vandenbossche, J.M. (2020). Faulting development in concrete pavements and overlays. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PAVEMENT ENGINEERING, 21(12), 1445-1460.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10298436.2018.1548706.

Souder, N.C., DeSantis, J.W., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Sachs, S.G. (2020). Modeling the Development of Permanent Deformation in Asphalt Interlayers of Unbonded Concrete Overlays of Concrete Pavements. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2674(9), 489-499.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/0361198120930013.

Barman, M., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Janssen, D. (2019). Small-Scale Joint Performance Test for Concrete Pavements. ACI STRUCTURAL JOURNAL, 116(6), 109-119.American Concrete Institute. doi: 10.14359/51718067.

DeSantis, J.W., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Sachs, S.G. (2019). “Faulting Development in Concrete Pavements and Overlays,”. International Journal of Pavement Engineering.Taylor & Francis (Routledge). doi: 10.1080/10298436.2018.1548706.

DeSantis, J.W., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Sachs, S.G. (2019). Artificial Neural Networks for Predicting the Response of Unbonded Concrete Overlays in a Faulting Prediction Model. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2673(10), 762-769.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/0361198119850466.

Alland, K., Vandenbossche, J.M., Desantis, J.W., Snyder, M.B., & Khazanovich, L. (2018). Comparing the Bonded Concrete Overlays of Asphalt-Mechanistic Empirical Design Procedure and the Short Jointed Plain Concrete Pavement Module in the Pavement Mechanistic Empirical Design Procedure. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2672(40), 242-253.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/0361198118798724.

DeSantis, J.W., Vandenbossche, J.M., Alland, K., & Harvey, J. (2018). Development of Artificial Neural Networks for Predicting the Response of Bonded Concrete Overlays of Asphalt for Use in a Faulting Prediction Model. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2672(40), 360-370.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/0361198118758637.

Li, Z., Vandenbossche, J.M., Janssen, D.J., & Iannacchione, A.T. (2018). A Newly Developed Wellbore-Simulation Apparatus To Study Performance of Oilwell Cements. SPE Drilling & Completion, 33(02), 174-191.Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). doi: 10.2118/191129-pa.

Li, Z., Vandenbossche, J.M., Janssen, D.J., & Iannacchione, A.T. (2018). A Newly Developed Wellbore-Simulation Apparatus To Study Performance of Oilwell Cements. SPE DRILLING & COMPLETION, 33(2), 174-191.

Nassiri, S., Mu, F., Geary, M., & Vandenbossche, J.M. (2018). Comparison of response for three different composite pavement sections to environmental loads. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PAVEMENT ENGINEERING, 19(11), 1017-1024.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10298436.2016.1234277.

Sachs, S.G., Vandenbossche, J.M., Tompkins, D., & Khazanovich, L. (2018). Establishing the Interlayer Structural Response for Unbonded Concrete Overlays of Existing Concrete Pavements. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2672(40), 254-263.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/0361198118792325.

Alland, K., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Brigham, J. (2017). Statistical Model to Detect Voids for Curled or Warped Concrete Pavements. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2639(2639), 28-38.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2639-04.

Alland, K.D., Vandenbossche, J.M., & de Sousa, A.M. (2017). Daily Cycles of Temperature-Independent Curvature in Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements. JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING PART A-SYSTEMS, 143(8), 04017034.American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). doi: 10.1061/JTEPBS.0000042.

Barman, M., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Li, Z. (2017). Influence of Interface Bond on the Performance of Bonded Concrete Overlays on Asphalt Pavements. JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING PART B-PAVEMENTS, 143(3), 04017008.American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). doi: 10.1061/JPEODX.0000010.

Li, Z., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Dufalla, N. (2017). Structural Model for Longitudinal Cracking in Bonded Whitetopping with a 1.83 m x 1.83 m Joint Spacing. JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING PART B-PAVEMENTS, 143(4), 04017015.American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). doi: 10.1061/JPEODX.0000015.

Mu, F., & Vandenbossche, J. (2017). A superimposed cohesive zone model for investigating the fracture properties of concrete-asphalt interface debonding. FATIGUE & FRACTURE OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS & STRUCTURES, 40(4), 496-511.Wiley. doi: 10.1111/ffe.12509.

Nasrollahi, A., Deng, W., Rizzo, P., Vuotto, A., & Vandenbossche, J.M. (2017). Nondestructive testing of concrete using highly nonlinear solitary waves. NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING AND EVALUATION, 32(4), 381-399.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10589759.2016.1254212.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Dufalla, N., & Li, Z. (2017). Bonded concrete overlay of asphalt mechanical-empirical design procedure. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PAVEMENT ENGINEERING, 18(11), 1004-1015.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10298436.2016.1141410.

Li, Z., Vandenbossche, J.M., Iannacchione, A.T., Brigham, J.C., & Kutchko, B.G. (2016). Theory-Based Review of Limitations With Static Gel Strength in Cement/Matrix Characterization. SPE DRILLING & COMPLETION, 31(2), 145-158.Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE). doi: 10.2118/178923-PA.

Mu, F., & Vandenbossche, J.M. (2016). Evaluation of the approach used for modeling the base under jointed plain concrete pavements in the AASHTO Pavement ME Design Guide. International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, 9(4), 264-269.Airiti Press, Inc. doi: 10.1016/j.ijprt.2016.07.001.

Rizzo, P., Nasrollahi, A., Deng, W., & Vandenbossche, J.M. (2016). Detecting the Presence of High Water-to-Cement Ratio in Concrete Surfaces Using Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves. APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL, 6(4), 104.MDPI AG. doi: 10.3390/app6040104.

Sachs, S., Vandenbossche, J.M., Alland, K., DeSantis, J., & Khazanovich, L. (2016). Effects of Interlayer Systems on Reflective Cracking in Unbonded Overlays of Existing Concrete Pavements. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2591(2591), 33-41.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2591-06.

Sachs, S.G., Vandenbossche, J.M., Li, Z., & Barman, M. (2016). Accounting for Temperature Susceptibility of Asphalt Stiffness When Designing Bonded Concrete Overlays of Asphalt Pavements. JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING, 142(10), 04016040.American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000861.

Barman, M., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Li, Z. (2015). Characterization of Load Transfer Behavior for Bonded Concrete Overlays on Asphalt. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2524(2524), 143-151.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2524-14.

Hao, Z., Notghi, B., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Brigham, J.C. (2015). Optimal Wave Propagation-Based Nondestructive Test Design for Quantitative Damage Characterization. JOURNAL OF NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION, 34(2).Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10921-015-0285-9.

Sachs, S., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Snyder, M.B. (2015). Calibration of National Rigid Pavement Performance Models for the Pavement Mechanistic-Empirical Design Guide. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2524(2524), 59-67.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2524-06.

Nassiri, S., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Janssen, D.J. (2014). Methodology for Identifying Zero-Stress Time for Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2441(2441), 62-71.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2441-09.

Rizzo, P., Ni, X., Nassiri, S., & Vandenbossche, J. (2014). A Solitary Wave-Based Sensor to Monitor the Setting of Fresh Concrete. SENSORS, 14(7), 12568-12584.MDPI AG. doi: 10.3390/s140712568.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Barman, M., & Nolan-Kremm, J. (2014). Surface Texture Measurements of Crack Surface to Establish Joint Shear Stiffness. 2441, 13-19.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2441-03.

Li, Z., & Vandenbossche, J.M. (2013). Redefining the Failure Mode for Thin and Ultrathin Whitetopping with 1.8-x 1.8-m Joint Spacing. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2368(2368), 133-144.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2368-13.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Dufalla, N., & Li, Z. (2013). Revised Design Procedure for Thin and Ultrathin Bonded Whitetopping. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2368(2368), 145-153.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2368-14.

Vidic, R.D., Brantley, S.L., Vandenbossche, J.M., Yoxtheimer, D., & Abad, J.D. (2013). Impact of Shale Gas Development on Regional Water Quality. SCIENCE, 340(6134), 1235009.American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). doi: 10.1126/science.1235009.

Mu, F., & Vandenbossche, J.M. (2012). Establishing Effective Linear Temperature Gradients for Ultrathin Bonded Concrete Overlays on Asphalt Pavements. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2305(2305), 24-31.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2305-03.

Mu, F., Vandenbossche, J.M., Gatti, K.A., & Sherwood, J.A. (2012). An evaluation of JPCP faulting and transverse cracking models of the mechanistic-empirical pavement design guide. ROAD MATERIALS AND PAVEMENT DESIGN, 13(1), 128-141.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/14680629.2011.644179.

Nassiri, S., & Vandenbossche, J.M. (2012). Establishing built-in temperature gradient for jointed plain concrete pavements in Pennsylvania. International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, 5(4), 245-256.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Nassiri, S., Ramirez, L.C., & Sherwood, J.A. (2012). Evaluating the continuously reinforced concrete pavement performance models of the mechanistic-empirical pavement design guide. ROAD MATERIALS AND PAVEMENT DESIGN, 13(2), 235-248.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/14680629.2012.688172.

Asbahan, R., & Vandenbossche, J.M. (2011). Effects of Temperature and Moisture Gradients on Slab Deformation for JPCPs. American Society of Civil Engineers Journal of Transportation Engineering, 137(8), 563-570.

Asbahan, R.E., & Vandenbossche, J.M. (2011). Effects of Temperature and Moisture Gradients on Slab Deformation for Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements. JOURNAL OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING, 137(8), 563-570.American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000237.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Mu, F., & Burnham, T.R. (2011). Comparison of measured vs. predicted performance of jointed plain concrete pavements using the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guideline. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PAVEMENT ENGINEERING, 12(3), 239-251.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10298436.2010.506536.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Mu, F., Gutierrez, J.J., & Sherwood, J. (2011). An evaluation of the built-in temperature difference input parameter in the jointed plain concrete pavement cracking model of the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PAVEMENT ENGINEERING, 12(3), 215-228.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10298436.2010.489113.

Vandenbossche, J.M., & Barman, M. (2010). Whitetopping Overlay Design Considerations with regard to the Prevention of Reflection Cracking, Joint Sealing and the use of Dowel Bars. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Pavement Management 2010, 3.

Vandenbossche, J.M., & Barman, M. (2010). Bonded Whitetopping Overlay Design Considerations for Prevention of Reflection Cracking, Joint Sealing, and the Use of Dowel Bars. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2155(2155), 3-11.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2155-01.

Janssen, D., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Koubaa, A. (2007). A Procedure for Optimizing the use of Recycled Concrete Fines in Slag-Cement. Zement-Kalk-Gips International, 60(3), 1-8.

Janssen, D.J., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Koubaa, A. (2007). Optimizing the use of recycled concrete fines in slag-cement. ZKG INTERNATIONAL, 60(4), 88-95.

Vandenbossche, J.M. (2007). Effects of slab temperature profiles on use of failing weight deflectometer data to monitor joint performance and detect voids. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, 2005(2005), 75-85.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/2005-09.

Wells, S.A., Phillips, B.M., & Vandenbossche, J.M. (2006). Quantifying built-in construction gradients and early-age slab deformation caused by environmental loads in a jointed plain concrete pavement. International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 7(4), 275-289.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10298430600798929.

Wells, S.A., Phillips, B.M., Vandenbossche, J.M., & TRB. (2006). Characterizing strain induced by environmental loads in jointed plain concrete pavements - Immediately after paving and throughout first 10 months. RIGID AND FLEXIBLE PAVEMENT DESIGN 2006, 1947(1947), 36-48. doi: 10.3141/1947-04.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Fagerness, A.J., TRB, TRB, TRB. (2002). Performance, analysis, and repair of ultrathin and thin whitetopping at Minnesota Road Research facility. DESIGN AND REHABILITATION OF PAVEMENTS 2002, 1809(1809), 191-198.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/1809-21.

Vandenbossche, J.M. (1999). Estimating Potential Aggregate Interlock Load Transfer Based on Measurements of Volumetric Surface Texture of Fracture Plane. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 1673(1), 59-63.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/1673-08.

Cuttell, G.D., Snyder, M.B., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Wade, M.J. (1997). Performance of Rigid Pavements Containing Recycled Concrete Aggregates. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 1574(1), 89-98.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/1574-12.

Cuttell, G.D., Snyder, M.B., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Wade, M.J. (1997). Performance of rigid pavements containing recycled concrete aggregates. Transportation Research Record, (1574), 89-98. doi: 10.3141/1574-12.

DeSantis, J.W., Buettner, N.R., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Zhang, Q. Improved artificial neural networks for predicting the response of unbonded concrete overlays in a faulting prediction model. International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 1-9.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10298436.2021.1931195.

Bech, N.D., Vandenbossche, J.M., Mateos, A., & Harvey, J.T. (2017). Comparing Methods for Determining In Situ Asphalt Stiffness Using Pavement ME. In Airfield and Highway Pavements 2017, 2017-August.American Society of Civil Engineers. doi: 10.1061/9780784480922.001.

Bech, N.D., Vandenbossche, J.M., Mateos, A., & Harvey, J.T. (2017). Comparing Methods for Determining In Situ Asphalt Stiffness Using Pavement ME. In Airfield and Highway Pavements 2017, 2017-August, (pp. 308-321).American Society of Civil Engineers. doi: 10.1061/9780784480939.027.

Grasinger, M., Li, Z., Vuotto, A., Brigham, J., Iannacchione, A., & Vandenbossche, J. (2015). Simulation of Cement Slurry Flow to Assess the Potential for Voids and Channels in Wellbore Cementing Processes. In All Days, 2015-January.SPE. doi: 10.2118/177311-ms.

Mu, F., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Janssen, D.J. (2015). Quantifying the mode I energy release rate for interface fracture of Portland cement concrete bonded to asphalt. In American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication, 2015-January(SP 300), (pp. 29-43).

Mu, F., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Barman, M. (2011). Evaluation of the design of bonded whitetoppings based on performance data at the mnroad research facility. In International Conference on Concrete Pavement Design, Construction and Rehabilitation, (pp. 62-70).

Ni, X., Nassiri, S., Rizzo, P., & Vandenbossche, J. (2011). Highly nonlinear solitary waves-based sensor for monitoring concrete. In Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2011, 7981.SPIE. doi: 10.1117/12.880280.

McCracken, J.K., Vandenbossche, J.M., & Asbahan, R.E. (2008). Effect of the MEPDG hierarchal levels on the predicted performance of a jointed plain concrete pavement. In 9th International Conference on Concrete Pavements: The Golden Gate to Tomorrow's Concrete Pavements, 1, (pp. 153-170).

Vandenbossche, J.M., & Snyder, M.B. (2005). Comparison between measured slab profiles of curled pavements and profiles generated using the finite element method. In Proceedings - 8th International Conference on Concrete Pavements: Innovations for Concrete Pavement: Technology Transfer for the Next Generation, 3, (pp. 1155-1172).

Vandenbossche, J.M., TRB, TRB. (2003). Performance analysis of ultrathin whitetopping intersections on US-169 - Elk River, Minnesota. In PAVEMENT REHABILITATION AND ACCELERATED TESTING 2003, 1823(1823), (pp. 18-27).SAGE Publications. doi: 10.3141/1823-03.