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Dr. Bradley J. Putman

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Areas of Interest:
Pavement Engineering
Asphalt and Concrete Materials
STEM Outreach
Engineering Education

Education:
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 4560 Pavement Design and Construction
CE 8230 Asphalt Concrete Properties

Professional Society Membership:
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Professional Honors, Awards, and Recognition

AASHTO Sweet 16 High Value Research Project (2018), “Ranking of Pavement Preservation Practices and Methods,” Putman, B.J., Ogle, J.H., Huang, Y., Reed, L.

Student Advocate Award (2016-17), College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences Student Advisory Board.

AASHTO Sweet 16 High Value Research Project (2014), “Study of the Rate of Deterioration of Bridges and Pavements as Affected by Trucks,” Chowdhury, M., Putman, B., Pang, W., Dunning, A., Dey, K., and Chen, L.

Outstanding Teacher Award (2010-11), Glenn Department of Civil Engineering, Clemson University.

Selected Publications:

Nekkanti, H., Putman, B.J., and Danish, B., “Influence of Aggregate Gradation and Nominal Maximum Aggregate Size (NMAS) on the Performance Properties of OGFC Mixtures,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2673, pp. 240-245, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, DC (2019).

Putman, B.J. and Kim, E., “Best Practices for Longitudinal Joint Construction and Compaction,” Report No. FHWA-SC-18-06, Clemson University, South Carolina Department of Transportation (December 2018).

Repik, T.S., Putman, B.J. and Danish, B., “Investigation of Aggregate LA Abrasion on Laboratory Performance of Open Graded Friction Course (OGFC) Mixtures,” 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. (2018).

Putman, B.J., Ogle, J.H., Huang, Y., Reed, L., “Ranking of Pavement Preservation Practices and Methods,” Report No. FHWA-SC-16-05, Clemson University, South Carolina Department of Transportation (December 2016).

Martin, W.D. and Putman, B.J., “Comparison of Methods for Measuring Porosity of Porous Paving Mixtures,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 125, pp. 299-305 (2016).

West, D.W., Kaye, N.B., Putman, B.J., and Clark, R., “Quantifying the Non-Linear Hydraulic Behavior of Pervious Concrete,” Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 44, Issue 6, ASTM, West Conshohocken, PA. (2016)

West. D.W., Kaye, N.B., and Putman, B.J., “Surface Flow and Spread Calculations for the Preliminary Design of Porous Pavement Bicycle Lanes,” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 142, No. 2, ASCE, Washington, DC. (2016).

Xiao, F., Putman, B.J., and Amirkhanian, S.N., “Rheological Characteristics Investigation of High Percentage RAP Binders with WMA Technology at Various Aging States,” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 98, pp. 315-324 (2015).

Putman, B.J. and Lyons, K.R., “Laboratory Evaluation of Long-Term Draindown of Porous Asphalt Mixtures,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 10, ASCE, Washington, DC (2015).

Martin, W.D., Kaye, N.B., and Putman, B.J., “Effects of Aggregate Masking on Soil Infiltration Under an Aggregate Bed,” Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Vol. 141, No. 9, ASCE, Washington, DC (2015).

Xiao, F., Putman, B.J., and Amirkhanian, S.N., “Plant and Laboratory Compaction Effects on Performance Properties of Plant-Foamed Asphalt Mixtures,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 9, ASCE, Washington, DC (2015).

Putman, B.J., Selkinghaus, C.B., Lyons, K.R., and Aravalli, Y.S.V., “Evaluation of Mix Variables on Laboratory Performance of Open Graded Friction Course (OGFC) Mixtures,” 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. (2015).

Dey, K.C., Putman, B.J., Chowdhury, M.A., and Bhavsar, P., “Quantification of Accelerated Pavement Serviceability Reduction Due to Overweight Truck Traffic,” 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. (2015).

 

 

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