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Dr. Joshua Li, Ph.D.

Dr. Joshua Li


Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering
University of Arkansas Fayetteville, 2009

M.S., Civil Engineering
Chang'an University, Xi’an China, 2002

B.S., Civil Engineering
Xi'an Highway and Transportation University, Xi’an China, 1999


Current and Recent Projects (Since 2014)

QIANG “JOSHUA” LI AS THE PI

  • Screening Tools for Considering Grade Separation of Rail-Highway Crossings in Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), 2019-2020.
  • Implementation of Prep-ME for Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTRANS), Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTRANS), 2019-2020.
  • Utilizing Pavement Friction and Texture Data for the Reduction of Traffic Crashes and Delays, Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), 2018-2020.
  • Continuous Friction Measurement Equipment (CFME) for Highway Safety Management in Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), 2017-2019.
  • Updated Analysis of Michigan Traffic Inputs for Pavement ME Design. Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), 2016-2018.
  • Development of Aggregate Characteristics-Based Preventive Maintenance Treatments Using 3D Laser Imaging and Aggregate Imaging Technology for Optimized Skid Resistance of Pavements. Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), 2015-2018.
  • Development of Statewide WIM Data Quality Control and Axle Load Spectra and Traffic Volume Adjustment Factors for Oklahoma. Southern Plain Transportation Center (SPTC), 2016-2018.
  • Prep-ME Implementation and Enhancement, Transportation Pooled-Fund Study TPF-5(242), Louisiana Transportation Research Center (LTRC), 2015-2017.
  • Real Time Pavement Surface Evaluation for High Friction Surfacing Treatments (HFST), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), 2014-2015.

 

QIANG “JOSHUA” LI AS A CO-PI

  • ODOT Involvement with the NCAT Test Track and Task Groups. Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), 2019-2020.
  • Ground Tire Rubber (GTR), (dry process) Experiment Pavement Surface Evaluation, Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), 2019-2020.
  • Determining Concrete Patch Locations other than Visual (SPR-4213), Indiana Department of Transportation, 2018 – 2019
  • Implement Balanced Asphalt Mix Design in Oklahoma, Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), 2017-2019.
  • Developing Standard Definitions for Comparable Pavement Cracking Data, NCHRP Project 01-57A, Transportation Research Board (TRB), 2017-2019.
  • Long Term Performance Monitoring of High Friction Surfacing Treatments (HFST) Sites. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), 2016-2020.
  • Long Term Pavement Performance Monitoring of Six LTPP SPS-10 Sections in Oklahoma with 3D Laser Imaging. Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), 2015-2019.
  • Development of Concrete Mixtures to Mitigate Bridge Deck Cracking, Validate using 3D Bridge Deck Surface Evaluations. Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), 2015-2019.
  • Assessing the Risk of Landslide on I-35 Near Davis Oklahoma Using LiDAR. Southern Plain Transportation Center (SPTC), 2016-2017.
  • Development of Standard Data Format for 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional (2D/3D) Pavement Image Data that is Used to Determine Pavement Surface Condition and Profiles, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), 2015-2016.
  • Comparative Assessment of the Current Gross and Axle Truck Weight and Truck Permitting Laws in the United States. Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), 2015-2015.
  • Incorporating Climate Impact to Assess the Deterioration of Bridge Decks. Southern Plain Transportation Center (SPTC), 2015-2016.
  • Development of an Asphalt Pavement Test Facility at the OSU Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Facility, Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT), 2014-2016.

Professional Memberships

  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Member, Infrastructure Systems Committee, ASCE
  • Member, Committee on Pavement Condition Evaluation (AFD20), TRB
  • Member, Committee on Pavement Surface Properties and Vehicle Interaction (AFD90), TRB

Professional Registrations

Professional Engineer (State of Oklahoma, No. 29244)


Recent Publications (Partial)

  • Juneseok Lee, Sue McNeil, Qiang Joshua Li. (2019). Development of A Water Infrastructure Performance Index for the USA. 2019 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress. Pittsburg PA.
  • Guangwei Yang, Wenying Yu, Joshua Qiang Li, Kelvin C.P. Wang, and Peng Yi (2019). Random Forest based Pavement Surface Friction Prediction Using High Resolution 3D Image Data. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM.
  • Guangwei Yang, Qiang "Joshua" Li, You Zhan, Wenying Yu, Kelvin C.P. Wang, and Yi Peng (2019). Field Performance of High Friction Surface Treatments (HFST) in Oklahoma. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering.
  • Guangwei Yang, Qiang Joshua Li, Kelvin C. P. Wang (2019). State of Practices of Pavement Cracking Definitions. CD-ROM of the 98th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, Washington D.C.
  • You Zhan, Qiang Joshua Li, Guangwei Yang, Dominique M. Pittenger, Kelvin C. P. Wang, Musharraf Zaman (2019). Panel Models for Pavement Friction of Major Preventive Maintenance Treatments. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE.
  • Qiang Joshua Li and Prudhvi Minnekanti (2018). Traffic Loading Spectra for Mechanistic-Empirical based Pavement Design in Oklahoma. International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Elsevier.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, You Zhan, Guangwei Yang, Dominique M. Pittenger (2019). 3D Characterization of Aggregates for Pavement Skid Resistance. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements, ASCE.
  • Qiang Joshua Li and Sue McNeil (2018). Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) for Highway Asset Investment Assessment. Journal of Transportation and Traffic Engineering. Elsevier.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, You Zhan, Guangwei Yang, and Kelvin C. P. Wang (2018). Pavement Skid Resistance as A Function of Pavement Surface and Aggregate Texture Properties, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Taylor and Francis. https://10.1080/10298436.2018.1525489
  • Chaohui Wang, Jianxiong Zhao, Qiang Joshua Li, Yanwei Li (2018). Optimization Design and Experimental Investigation of Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Devices for Pavements. Applied Energy, Vol. 229, pp: 18-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.07.036
  • Chaohui Wang, Shuai Wang, Qiang Joshua Li, Zhiwei Gao, Lu Zhang, Xin Shi (2017). Fabrication and Performance of A Power Generation Device based on Stacked Piezoelectric Energy-Harvesting Units for Pavements. Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 163, 1 May 2018, Pages 196-207.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, Guangwei Yang, Kelvin C. P. Wang, Jason You Zhan, Yanjun Qiu (2018). Data Needs and Implementation of the Pavement ME Design. Journal of Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.1080/23249935.2018.1504254
  • Chaohui Wang, Xue Yang, Qiang Joshua Li, Tengteng Guo, Tingting Jiang (2018). Preparation and Performance of Conductive Gussasphalt Concrete. Journal of Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.1080/23249935.2018.1449913
  • Guangwei Yang, Qiang Joshua Li, You Zhan, Yue Fei, Aonan Zhang (2018). Convolutional Neural Network based Friction Prediction Model Using Pavement Texture Data. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, Vol. 32, No. 6, ASCE. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000797
  • Qiang Joshua Li, Kelvin C.P. Wang, Cheng Chen, and George Chang (2018). Development of Standard Format for Pavement Image Data. Journal of Infrastructure Systems, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000462
  • Guangwei Yang, Qiang Joshua Li, You Jason Zhan, Kelvin C. P. Wang, Chaohui Wang (2018). Wavelet Based Macrotexture Analysis for Pavement Friction Prediction. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp: 117-124.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, Guangwei Yang, Kelvin C. P. Wang, You Zhan, Chaohui Wang (2017). Novel Macro- and Microtexture Indicators for Pavement Friction by Using High-Resolution Three-Dimensional Surface Data. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol 2641, pp: 164 - 176.
  • Guangwei Yang, Qiang Joshua Li, K.C.P. Wang, Yue Fei, Chaohui Wang (2017). Multi-way Based Weigh-In-Motion Data Clustering Analysis for Pavement ME Design. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, Vol. 31 (5), ASCE.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, You Jason Zhan, Kelvin C. P. Wang, Chaohui Wang (2017). Panel Data Analysis of Surface Skid Resistance for Various Pavement Preventive Maintenance Treatments Using Long Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) Data. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 44(5): 358-366, Springer.
  • Chaohui Wang, Qian Chen, Qiang Joshua Li, Xiaolong Sun, Zhenxia Li (2017). A Quantitative Rating System for Pollutant Emission Reduction of Asphalt Mixture. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2017, 15 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/3761850
  • Chaohui Wang, Qiang Li, Kelvin C. P. Wang, Xiaolong Sun, Xuancang Wang (2017). Emission Reduction Performance of Modified Hot Mix Asphalt Mixtures. Journal of Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 2017, 11 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/2506381
  • Shi Qiu, Kelvin Wang, Stephanie Wang, Qiang Joshua Li (2017). Investigation on 3D 1mm Pavement Surface Model Based AASHTO PP69-10 Rutting Parameters. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp: 534-545.
  • Lin Li, Kelvin Wang, Qiang Joshua Li, and Wenting Luo (2017). Automated Runway Groove Measurement and Evaluation. Journal of Korean Society of Civil Engineering, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp: 758-765.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, Kelvin Wang, Mike Eacker, and “Doc” Zhang (2017). Clustering Methods for Truck Traffic Characterization in Pavement ME Design. ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Vol. 3 Issue 2, pp: xx.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, Guangwei Yang, Kelvin C.P. Wang, You Zhan, David Merritt, Chaohui Wang (2016). Effectiveness and Performance of High Friction Surface Treatments at A National Scale. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 43, pp: 812-821.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, Kelvin Wang, and Junxiang Lou (2016). Impact of time coverage of traffic data collection on Pavement ME Design. International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology (IJPRT), Vol. 9 Issue 1, pp: 1-13.
  • Changfa Ai, Qiang Joshua Li, Yanjun Qiu (2015). Testing and assessing the performance of a new warm mix asphalt with SMC. Journal of Traffic and Transportation Engineering, Vol 2(6), pp: 399 - 405.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, Kelvin Wang, Shi Qiu, Zhongjie "Doc" Zhang, Mike Moravec (2015). Development of Simplified Traffic Loading for Secondary Road Pavement Design. International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Vol 16 (2), pp: 97 - 104.
  • Guangwei Yang, Qiang Joshua Li, You Jason Zhan, and Kelvin C. P. Wang (2016). “Field Monitoring of the Long Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) Warm-Mix Asphalt (WMA) Site in Oklahoma.” The Intl. Conf. on Transportation Infrastructure and Materials, June 2017, Qingdao China.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, O'Hara, M. and Wang, K.C.P. (2015). Assessment of the Seismic Vulnerability of Transportation Infrastructure in Central Oklahoma. The ASCE Int'l Conference on Transportation and Development (ICTD), June 2016, Houston TX.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, Kelvin C.P. Wang, Guangwei Yang, and Lin Li (2014). One-mm 3D Laser Imaging Survey for Comprehensive Runway Evaluation. 2014 FAA Worldwide Airport Technology Transfer Conference, Galloway, New Jersey.
  • Kelvin Wang, Qiang Joshua Li, Vu Nguyen, Mike Moravec, Doc Zhang (2013). Prep-ME: An Multi-Agency Effort to Prepare Data for DARWin-ME. 2013 Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, Kelvin C. P. Wang, Vu Nguyen, Doc Zhang (2013). Validation of TMG Traffic Data Check Algorithms. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 11, pp: 1141-1145.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, Leslie Mills, Sue McNeil, Nii O. Attoh-Okine (2013). Integrating Potential Climate Change into the Mechanistic Empirical based Pavement Design. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 40(12), pp: 1173-1183.
  • Allen Zhang, Qiang Joshua Li, Kelvin C. P. Wang, Shi Qiu (2013). Matched Filtering Algorithm for Pavement Cracking Detection. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol 2367, pp: 30-42.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, Sue McNeil, Taggart K. Foulke, Jonathan Calhoun, Michelle Oswald, Erik Kreh, Michael Gallis, Susanne Trimbath (2012). Capturing Transportation Infrastructure Performance: Data Availability, Needs and Challenges. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board. Vol. 2256, pp: 191-201.
  • Qiang Li, Kelvin C. P. Wang, and Nii Attoh-Okine (2011). Bayesian Based Linear Models for Pavement Smoothness Prediction. International Journal of Pavements, Vol. 9, No. 1-2-3, pp: 100-109.
  • Kelvin C. P. Wang, Qiang Li, Kevin D. Hall, Vu Nguyen, and Danny X. Xiao (2011). Development of Truck Loading Groups for the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG). Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 137, No. 12, pp: 1-8.
  • Qiang Li, Danny X. Xiao, Kelvin C. P. Wang, Kevin D. Hall, Yanjun Qiu (2011). Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG): A Bird’s-Eye View. Journal of Modern Transportation, Vol. 19, pp: 114-133.
  • Qiang Joshua Li, and Sue McNeil (2011). Advancing Asset Management for Interstate Highway Systems in Delaware. the 8th International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets. Santiago, Chile.
  • Michelle Oswald, Qiang Li, Sue McNeil, and Susanne Trimbath (2011). Measuring Infrastructure Performance: Development of A National Infrastructure Index. Public Works Management and Policy, Vol. 16 (2), pp: 1-22
  • Qiang Li, Danny Xiao, and Kevin D. Hall (2011). Mechanistic-Empirical based Pavement Design Catalog for Low-Volume Roads in Arkansas. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2203, pp: 169-177.
  • Qiang Li, Xiaohong She, Kelvin C. P. Wang, and Kevin D. Hall (2010). Matter-Element Analysis for Optimal Timing and Preventive Maintenance of Pavements. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No: 2150, pp: 18-27.
  • Qiang Li, Kelvin C. P. Wang, Kevin Hall (2010). Verification of Virtual Climatic Stations in the Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG). International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology (IJPRT), Vol. 3 (1), pp: 10-15.
  • Kelvin C. P. Wang, Qiang Li (2010). Gray Clustering Based Pavement Performance Evaluation. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 136, No. 1, pp: 38-44.
  • Kelvin C.P. Wang, Qiang Li, and Kevin D. Hall (2009). Pavement Smoothness Prediction based on Fuzzy and Gray Theories. Journal of Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (CACIE), Vol. 25 No. 1, pp: 1-8.
  • Kelvin C. P. Wang, Qiang Li (2008), Database Support for the New Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG). Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No: 2087, pp: 109-119.
  • Kelvin C. P. Wang, Qiang Li, and Kevin D. Hall (2007). Experimentation with Gray Theory for Pavement Smoothness Prediction. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No: 1990, pp: 2-13.
  • Kelvin C. P. Wang, Qiang Li, and Weiguo Gong (2007). Wavelet-Based Pavement Distress Image Edge Detection Using A Trous Algorithm. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No: 2024, pp: 73-81.
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