Areas of Interest:
Asphalt Binder Rheology
Asphalt Mixture Performance
Pavement Design, Construction, Performance, and Maintenance
Use of Waste Materials in Civil Engineering Applications
B.S., Civil Engineering, 1998, Clemson University
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2000, Clemson University
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2005, Clemson University
Classes Typically Taught
CE 3510 Civil Engineering Materials
CE 8930 Geosynthetics in Civil Engineering Applications
Professional Society Membership:
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT)
Transportation Research Board (TRB)
Shen, J., Amjrkhanian, S.N., Lee, S-J, and Putman, B.J., "Recycling of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Mixtures Containing Crumb-Rubber-Modified Binders in Hot-Mix Asphalt," Transportation Research Board, TRB, Washington, D.C. (January 2006).
Putman, B.J., Aune, J., and Amirkhanian, S.N., "Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Used in Superpave Mixes Made with Rubberized Asphalt," Mairepav 4 International Symposium: Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements and Technological Control, iSMARTi, Belfast, Northern Ireland (August 2005).
Putman, B.J., Thompson, J.U., Amirkhanian, S.N., "High Temperature Properties of Crumb Rubber Modified Binders," Mairepav 4 International Symposium: Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements and Technological Control, iSMARTi, Belfast, Northern Ireland (August 2005).
Putman, B.J. and Amirkhanian, S.N., "Rubberized Asphalt Mixtures: A Novel Approach to Pavement Noise Reduction," Urban Transport XI: Urban Transport and the Environment in the 21st Century, Dresden, Germany (July 2005).
Putman, B.J. and Amirkhanian, S.N., "Utilization of Waste Fibers in Stone Matrix Asphalt Mixtures," Journal of Resources, Conservation, and Recycling, Vol. 24, Issue 3, (October 2004).
Putman, B.J. and Amirkhanian, S.N., "Feasibility Study of Using Crumb Rubber from Scrap Tires in the Production of New Tires," Clemson University, Michelin Americas Research and Development Corp. (March 2002).
Member of the Committee on National Concrete Canoe Competitions (ASCE)