Khaled A. Galal, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

  • Mechanistic empirical pavement design procedures
  • Pavement evaluations and design
  • Pavement evaluation and layer moduli back calculations
  • FWD network level testing and analysis
  • Subsurface driange evaluation
  • Accelerated pavement testing and analysis
  • Dynaflect and FWD testing and analysis 
  • Pavements underseal requirements
  • Superpave binders and mixtures testing and analysis
  • In-service asphalts, short- and long-term aging, solvent extraction, cost effectiveness of joints/cracks sealants, rubblization and pavement rehabilitation
  • Condition surveys and distress survey analysis
  • HMA mixtures designs

Education:

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Purdue University
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, California State University, Fresno. 
  • B.S., Civil and Surveying Engineering Department, Zagazig University, Cairo, Egypt

Registration:

  • Registered Civil Engineer; Egyptian Engineering Syndicate; Cairo, Egypt

Memberships:

  • International Society for Asphalt Pavement
  • Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists 
  • American Society for Testing and Materials 
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Society for Engineering Education 
  • Transportation Research Board
  • Egyptian Engineering Syndicate
  • NCHRP panel 9-31, "Air Void Requirements for Superpave Mix Design"
  • NCHRP panel 9-36, "Improved Procedure for Laboratory Aging of Asphalt Binders in Pavements"

Current Projects

Reports

Khaled A. Galal, Ph.D.

Khaled.Galal@VDOT.Virginia.gov

(434) 293-1979

Last updated: October 12, 2023

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