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Sudip Bhattacharjee

Associate Professor


-Ph.D. (Civil Engineering) - Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA, USA, 2005, specialization in transportation material characterization and design

-M.S. (Civil Engineering) - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

-Bachelor in Civil Engineering - Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India

Professional Experience

Associate Professor (2012 - present) - Alabama A&M University

Assistant Professor (2006 - 2012) - Alabama A&M University

Research Associate (2005 - 2006) - University of New Hampshire

Research Interests

Transportation material characterizatioin and design

Reliability analysis and LRFD based design of pavements

Energy harvesting using smart materials

Relaxation behavior of dielectric and viscoelastic materials

Recent Publications

  1. S. Bhattacharjee; "Reliability-based Imperfect Preventive Maintenance for Flexible Pavements Subjected to Continuous Degradation," Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., Accepted (2014)

  2. S. Bhattacharjee; “Assessment of Reliability and Load Factor Design Approach Against Fatigue Cracking in Flexible Pavements,” Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2368, 56-65 (2013).

  3. S. Bhattacharjee, and R. B. Mallick; “Determining Damage Development in Hot-Mix-Asphalt with Use of Continuum Damage Mechanics and Small-Scale Accelerated Pavement Test,” Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2296, 125-134 (2012).

  4. S. Bhattacharjee, and R. B. Mallick; “Determination of Damage Development in Asphalt Concrete using Small Scale Accelerated Pavement Testing via Frequency Domain Analysis Approach,” Journal of Transportation Engineering, 138(6), 723-731 (2012).

  5. S. Bhattacharjee, A. K. Batra, J. Cain, and S. Meseret; “Use of High Performance Single and Polycrystal Based Pyroelectric Smart Materials for Energy Harvesting from Pavements,” Transportation Research Record, Journal of Transportation Research Board, 2252, 75-82 (2011).

Current Grants


  1. S. Bhattacharjee (PI); "Implementation of Superpave Mix Design Methodology into Two Required Transportation Design Courses in Undergraduate Civil Engineering Curriculum," National Science Foundation, CCLI, Phase-I, DUE #0736957.

  2. S. Bhattacharjee (PI); "Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) for Deep Foundations with Reliability Analysis and Design Method Calibration," Alabama Department of Transportationsubcontract with University of Alabama in Huntsville.

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