Gerald and Audrey Olson Professor in Civil Engineering
Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
486 Town Engr Ames, IA 50011-3232 Phone: 515-294-4419 Fax: 515-294-8216
Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1996
M.S. Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1993
B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Vermont, 1991
Asphalt materials characterization
Asphalt design, performance and construction
Honors and Awards
2005-2009; Adjunct Faculty Member, Michigan Technological University
2003-2004; Howard E. Hill Chi Epsilon Outstanding Faculty of the Year for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan Technological University
Williams, R.C., Engineering a Bio Asphalt for Use in Hot Mix Asphalt, Missouri Asphalt Pavement Association Annual Conference and Equipment Exhibit, Columbia, Missouri, January 12, 2010.
Williams, R.C. Recycled Asphalt Shingles in Asphalt Mixtures, Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference, Columbus, Ohio, October 19, 2010.
Williams, R.C. and Cascione, A., Use of Recycled Asphalt Shingles in Asphalt Mixtures, 53rd Annual Asphalt Conference, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, Missouri, December 7, 2010.
Williams, R.C. and Cascione, A., Recycled Asphalt Shingles in Asphalt Paving Mixtures: Good Practices in Shingle Processing, Mix Design, Production and Placement that Meets an Owners Expectations, Minnesota Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, Minneapolis, Minnesota, December 8, 2010.
Williams, R.C. and Abdel Raouf, M., Development of Non-Petroleum Binders for Use in Flexible Pavements, Louisiana Transportation Conference, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, January 9-11, 2011.
Williams, R.C. Rocky Mountain Asphalt User/ Producer Group Meeting, Denver, Colorado, February 2011.