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Evaluation of the Crack, Seat and Overlay Method in California

Advisor: Dr. Ashraf Rahim
Students: Actively Seeking Students for Project

Paved roads and highways are an essential part of California’s massive infrastructure. Civil engineering professor Dr. Ashraf Rahim is working with the California Department of Transportation to evaluate the effectiveness of a common pavement rehabilitation approach known as the "crack, seat and overlay" method.


Trash Talk

Advisor: Dr. Jim Hanson
Students: Actively Seeking Students for Project

An exciting research project is underway related to the development of compaction procedures for optimum placement of wastes in municipal solid waste landfills. Laboratory tests have been conducted at Cal Poly as part of the study to investigate the fundamental influence of moisture addition on compaction characteristics for manufactured wastes.