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Sudip Bhattacharjee

Associate Professor

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-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. Bhattacharjee, S. (2016). “Incorporating Uncertainties in Flexible Pavement Design.” Transport, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Thomas Telford Ltd, 1-13, doi: 10.1680/jtran.15.00031. 

  2. Bhattacharjee, S. (2016). “Imperfect Preventive Maintenance Strategy for Flexible Pavements Based on Threshold Reliability, Cost Optimization and Mechanistic Empirical Analysis.” Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board, 2589, 32-39. 

  3. Alim, M. A., Budak, S., and Bhattacharjee, S. (2016). “The AC (Alternating Current) Electrical Behavior of Multi-layered Thermoelectric Devices.” Journal of Electronic Materials, Springer, 1-12, doi: 10.1007/s11664-016-4839-0.

  4. Budak, S., Alim, M. A., Bhattacharjee, S., and Muntele, C. (2015). “Effects of Mev Si Ions and Thermal Annealing on Thermoelectric and Optical Properties of SiO2/SiO2+Ge Multi-Nanolayer Thin Films.” Physics Procedia, Elsevier, 66, 321-328.

  5. Bhattacharjee, S., and Alim, M. A. (2015). “Frequency Dependent Impedance and Admittance (immittance) Data-Handling and Interpretation Using Complex Plane Formalisms Via Nonlinear Regression Analysis for Smart Electronic Materials and Devices: Overview and Case Studies.” Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, Springer, 26(7), 4521-4540.

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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