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Winners of 2017-2018 Data Analysis Contest

Friday, October 12, 2018

The ASCE-T&DI International Contest on Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) Data Analysis, in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is pleased to announce two winners for the 2017-2018 LTPP International Data Analysis Contest. The Graduate Category winner is Muhamad Munum Masud (adviser Dr. Syed W. Haider) from Michigan State University for his paper titled, " Use of LTPP SMP Data to Quantify Moisture Impacts on Fatigue Cracking in Flexible Pavements. " The Aramis López Challenge Category Award goes to team members from the University of Tennessee, Hongren Gong and Dr. Baoshan Huang and Dr. Yiren Sun of Dalian University of Technology for their paper on " Investigating Impacts of Asphalt Mixture Properties on Pavement Performance Using LTPP Data Through Random Forests. "

The winners will be publicly recognized at the TRB Annual Meeting in January at the LTPP Session. The winners will also present their research paper at the Workshop on Pavement Performance Data Analysis.

The contest guidelines for the 2018-2019 contest are being finalized and will be posted on the FHWA LTPP  and ASCE-T&DI  websites in the coming weeks.