Faculty/Staff

by bbeach | April 13, 2012 8:03 pm

Halil Ceylan

  • Professor
  • Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Main Office

410 Town Engr
Ames, IA 50011-3232
Phone: 515-294-8051
Fax: 515-294-8216

Email: hceylan@iastate.edu[1]



Education

  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey, 1993
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey, 1989

Interest Areas

  • Ethanol Plant By-Product Uses for Pavement Geo-Materials Stabilization, TR-582
  • Effect of Admixtures on Roller-Compacted Concrete Mixes
  • Identification of Practices, Design, Construction, and Repair Using Trenchless Technology (TR-570)
  • Non-destructive Evaluation of Iowa Pavements, Phase 2: Development of a Fully Automated Software System for Rapid Analysis/Processing of the Falling Weight Deflectometer Data
  • Development of a Device for Analysis of Portland Cement Concrete and Composite Pavements: Phase 1 Feasibility Study
  • Validation of Pavement Performance Models for the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide
  • Performance Evaluation of Concrete Pavement Granular Subbase (TR-554)
  • Existing Pavement Input Information for the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide
  • Characterization of Unbound Materials (Soils/Aggregates) for Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide
  • Performance Evaluation of Rubblized Pavements in Iowa: Investigation of Electromagnetic Gauges for Determination of In-Place Density of HMA Pavements (TR-547)
  • Impact of Curling, Warping, and Other Early-Age Behavior on Concrete Pavement Smoothness: Early, Frequent and Detailed (EFD) Study
  • Design Guide for Improved Quality of Roadway Subgrades and Subbases (TR-525)
  • Impacts of Overweight Implements of Husbandry on Minnesota Roads and Bridges
  • Impact to Concrete Pavement Smoothness from Curling, Warping, and Other Early-Age Behavior: Early, Frequent, and Detailed (Proj. 16)
  • Nondestructive Evaluation of Iowa Pavements, Phase 1
  • Implementing the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (TR-509)
  • Design and Construction Procedures for Concrete Overlay and Widening of Existing Pavements (TR-511, Project 6)
  • Attributes of Good In-Service Concrete Pavements (Project 9)
  • Rehabilitation of Concrete Pavements Utilizing Rubblization and Crack and Seat Methods (TR-473)

Brief Biography

Honors and Awards
  • Charles W. Schafer Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service, Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, ISU, 2005, 2014
  • Best Paper Award (2nd place) for Novel Smart Engineering System Design, International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering, ANNIE 2005, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 5-8, 2005
  • Wakonse Fellow, In recognition of dedication and outstanding contributions for improving teaching and learning at ISU, 2005
  • Best Paper Award for Novel Smart Engineering System Design, ANNIE 2004, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 7-10, 2004

Selected Publications

  1. Guclu, A., Ceylan, H., Gopalakrishnan, K., and Kim, S. (2009) “Evaluation of the Mechanistic-Empirical Design Guide Software for Analyzing Rigid Pavement Systems, Journal of Transportation Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 135, No 8, pp. 555-562.
  2. Ceylan, H., Schwartz, C. W., Kim, S. and Gopalakrishnan, K. (2009). “Accuracy of Predictive Models for Dynamic Modulus of Hot Mix Asphalt, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 21, No 6, pp 286-293.
  3. Bektas, F., Wang, K., and Ceylan, H. (2009). “Effects of crushed clay brick on mortar durability, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 23, Issue 5, May 2009, pp. 1909-1914. Ceylan, H., Coree, B., and Gopalakrishnan, K. (2009) “Evaluation of the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide for Implementation in Iowa. The Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering, March 2009, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 5-12.
  4. Ceylan, H., Gopalakrishnan, K., and Kim, S. (2009) “Looking to the Future: The Next Generation Hot- Mix Asphalt Dynamic Modulus Prediction Models, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Vol. 10, Issue no 5, pp. 341-352.
  5. Ceylan, H. and Gopalakrishnan, K. (2008) “Computationally Efficient Surrogate Response Models for Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Analysis and Design. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering. DOI: 10.1080/15732470802550077. Available online at Informaworld (first published on 24 December 2008).
  6. Bektas, F., Wang, K., and Ceylan, H. (2008). “Effect of Portland cement fineness on ASTM C1260 expansion, ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 436-442.

Endnotes:
  1. hceylan@iastate.edu: mailto:hceylan@iastate.edu

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