Faculty/Staff Directory

David J. White

  • Affiliate Professor
  • Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Main Office

422 Town Engr
Ames, IA 50011-3232
Phone: 515-294-1463
Fax: 515-294-8216




Education

  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering - Geotech, Iowa State University, 2000
  • M.S. Civil Engineering - Geotech, Iowa State University, 1999
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1997

Interest Areas

  • Soil compaction
  • Ground improvement
  • Soil-structure interaction
  • In-situ testing

Selected Publications

These research newsletter were written by Richard Handy, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor Emeritus, and published by Engineering Research Institute, Iowa State University, 1957-1967. The newsletters are written in a lighthearted tone. David White, affiliate professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, was instrumental in the archival process for these documents. Vol. 1, No. 1-6, 1957 Introduction (3 pages) Mechanical Stabilization of an Arctic Beach (3 pages) Soil Stabilization with Organic Cations (5 pages) Origin of Loess (6 pages) Soil Stabilization with Lime (6 pages) Soil Stabilization with Lime-Fly Ash (6 pages) Vol. 2, No. 1-6, 1958 Mexico City Soil Problems (6 pages) Marston Theory of Soil Loads on Pipe (6 pages) Soil-Cement (6 pages) X-ray Diffraction of Soils (6 pages) Pleistocene Geology (6 pages) Calcium Chloride and Salt Stabilization of Roads (6 pages) Vol. 3, No. 1-6, 1959 Alaska Soils (7 pages) Sand (6 pages) Air Photo Interpretation (8 pages) Foamed Asphalt (6 pages) Soil Houses (6 pages) Particle Sizes (6 pages) Vol. 4, No. 1-4, 1960 Electroosmosis (6 pages) History of Roads (6 pages) Alluvial Geology (6 pages) Earth Dams (6 pages) Vol. 5, No. 1-4, 1961 Frost Action (6 pages) Grout (6 pages) Seventh Approximation (agronomic soil classification) (4 pages) Engineering Soil Classification (6 pages) Vol. 6, No. 1-2, 1962 Excerpts from 5 years of letters (6 pages) Vol. 7, No. 1, 1963 Foundation Engineering (6 pages) Vol. 8, 1964 Portland Cement Chemistry (6 pages) Vol. 9, 1967 Shear Strength of Soils (6 pages)