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Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty

Dr. Xiaojun Li

Xiaojun Li

Research Assistant Professor

Phone:

(509) 335-9868

Fax:

(509) 335-7632

Education

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2014 – Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • M.Sc., Civil Engineering, 2010 – Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • B.Sc., Civil Engineering, 1995 – Shandong University, Ji’nan, China

Professional Experience

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, WSU-Pullman, 2015-present
  • Research Associate, China Academy of Transportation Sciences, Beijing, China, 2014-2015
  • Senior Engineer, Vice Manager of Business Department, China Association of Highway and Waterway Engineering Consultants (CAHWEC), Beijing, China, 2004 – 2008
  • Project Engineer, Director of No.1 Department of Supervision, Sanshan Highway Construction Supervision & Consultation Co., Ltd, Shandong Province, China, 1995 – 2004

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms and constitutive modeling of pavement materials
  • Utilization of recycled pavement materials and industrial/municipal waste/byproducts
  • Pavement sustainability & pavement evaluation and rehabilitation
  • Model development and calibration of mechanistic-empirical (ME) design methods and procedures

Publications

  • Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen, Balasingam Muhunthan, Modeling the Drying Shrinkage Cracking of Untreated Soils and Cementitiously-Stabilized Soils. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, accepted Jan. 2015;
  • Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen, Balasingam Muhunthan, and Jingan Wang. Modeling and Prediction of the Effects of Moisture on the Unconfined Compressive and Tensile Strength of Soils. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, accepted Jan. 2015;
  • Haifang Wen and Xiaojun Li. Selection of Preoverlay Repair Methods for Asphalt Overlay on Asphaltic and Composite Pavements in Wisconsin. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Transportation Engineering, Jul. 2014, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000710;
  • Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen, and Balasingam Muhunthan. Modeling the Drying Process of Unbound Soils and Cementitiously-Stabilized Soils. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2462, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington D.C., 2014, pp. 117-125. DOI: 10.3141/2462-14;
  • Xiaojun Li and Haifang Wen. Effects of the Preoverlay Pavement Conditions and Preoverlay Repair Methods on the Performance of Asphaltic Concrete Overlay, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Transportation Engineering, Jan. 2014, Vol 140, pp 42-49, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000606;
  • Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen, Tuncer B. Edil, Renjuan Sun, and Timothy VanReken. Cost, Energy, and Greenhouse Gases Analysis of Fly Ash Stabilized Cold In-Place Recycled Asphalt Pavement, Road Materials and Pavements Design, Mar. 2013, Vol. 14, No. 3, 537-550, Feb. 2013, DOI:10.1080/14680629.2013.779302;
  • Haifang Wen and Xiaojun Li. Development of a Damage-based Phenomenological Fatigue Model for Asphalt Pavement, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Materials in Engineering, Aug. 2013, 25(8), 1006–1012.;
  • Haifang Wen, Xiaojun Li, and Sushanta Bhusal. Modeling the Effects of Temperature and Loading Rate on Fatigue Properties of Hot Mixed Asphalt, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Nov. 2012, DOI:10.1080/10298436.2012.746687;.
  • Haifang Wen, Sushanta Bhusal, and Xiaojun Li. Double Punch Test: A Simple Performance Test to Evaluate the Fatigue and Rutting Potential of Asphalt Concrete, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Materials in Engineering, Aug. 2012, 25(5), 645–652.;
  • Haifang Wen and Xiaojun Li. Backcalculation of Ultra-Thin Whitetopping Pavement Based on Saint-Venant’s Principle, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Feb. 2012, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000338;
  • Xiaojun Li and Haifang Wen. Performance Evaluation of Whitetopping and Ultra-thin Whitetopping Pavements. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2205, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington D.C., 2011, pp. 247-253. DOI: 10.3141/2205-31;
  • Sushanta Bhusal, Xiaojun Li, and Haifang Wen. Evaluation of Effects of Recycled Concrete Aggregate on Volumetrics of HMA, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2205, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington D.C., 2011, pp. 36-39. DOI: 10.3141/2205-05;