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Dr. Tyler Ley, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Tyler Ley


Education

Ph.D., Civil Engineering
University of Texas at Austin, 2007

M.S., Civil Engineering
University of Texas at Austin, 2002

B.S., Civil Engineering
Oklahoma State Univeristy, 2000


Current Research Projects

  • Investigation of Precast Bridge Deck System - OTC
  • Development of a Passive Corrosion Sensor - OTC
  • Implementation of the MEPDG Design for Oklahoma - ODOT
  • Development of a Robust Field Technique to Quantify the Air-Void Distribution in Fresh Concrete - OTC
  • Investigation of the Deterioration of Concrete Through Microbial Attack - OTC
  • Development of a Manual for Structural Health Monitoring - OTC
  • Use of Recycled Carpet as a Construction Material - OTC

Awards and Recognitions

  • Outstanding Speaker at the National ACPA Meeting, 2009
  • Chi Epsilon Student Chapter Teacher of the Year, 2008
  • American Concrete Institute Fellowship, 2005
  • Portland Cement Association Fellowship, 2005
  • Thrust Fellowship, University of Texas, 2004-2007
  • American Concrete Institute. Central Texas Chapter, Robert Fluege Scholarship
  • Brawley Engineering Scholarship, 1999

Professional Memberships

  • American Concrete Institute
  • Chair, Advisory Committee for Student Membership
  • Associate Member of Concrete Durability
  • Member of Marketing Board Committee
  • Member of Scholarship Committee

Professional Registrations

Registered Professional Engineer, California


Recent Publications

  • Ley, M.T., Folliard, K.J., Hover, K.C., “Observations of air-bubbles escaped from fresh cement paste”, Cement Concrete Research (2009), doi:10.1016/j.cemconres.2009.01.019.
  • Ley, M.T, Chancey, R., Juenger, M., Folliard, K.J., The physical and chemical characteristics of the shell of air-entrained bubbles in cement paste, Cement Concrete Research (2009), doi:10.1016/j.cemconres.2009.01.018.
  • Ley, T., Harris, N. J., Folliard, K. J., Hover, K. C.; “Investigation of Required Air Entraining Admixture Dosage in Fly Ash Concrete,” ACI Concrete Materials Journal, accepted March 2008.
  • Harris, N.J., Hover, K.C., Folliard, K.J., Ley, T.; “The use of the foam index test to predict AEA dosage in concrete containing fly ash: Part I-Evaluation of the State of Practice,” ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, accepted March 2008.
  • Harris, N.J., Hover, K.C., Folliard, K.J., Ley, T.; “The use of the foam index test to predict AEA dosage in concrete containing fly ash: Part II-Development of a standard test method: apparatus and procedure,” ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, accepted March 2008.
  • Harris, N.J., Hover, K.C., Folliard, K.J., Ley, T.; “The use of the foam index test to predict AEA dosage in concrete containing fly ash: Part III-Development of a standard test method—Proportions of materials,” ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, accepted March 2008.
  • Ley, M.T., Ryding, K.A., Widianto, Bae, S., Breen, J.E.; “Experimental Validation of the Strut and Tie Method,” ACI Journal of Structural Engineering, December  2007.
  • Harris, N.J., Hover, K.C., Folliard, K.J., Ley, T.; “Variables Affecting the ASTM C311 Loss on Ignition Test for Fly Ash,” ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, September  2006.
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