• Transportation Research Board

      TRB 97th Annual Meeting

      January 7–11, 2018

    • Interactive Program


Annual Meeting Event Detail

Lectern Session 746

Pavement Materials and the Urban Climate

Wednesday 8:00 AM- 9:45 AM
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Robert Hyman, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), presiding
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Section - Pavements (AFD00)


The session addresses how pavement materials interact with the urban climate as well as technologies and practices to mitigate Urban Heat Island (UHI) impacts.


Title Presentation Number
Assessment of Heat Island Impact from Asphalt Concrete Field Cores
Sushobhan Sen, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Jeffery Roesler, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
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Assessing the Use of Phase-Change Materials to Control Temperature in Asphalt Pavements
Tharanga Dissanayaka, Texas Tech University
Sanjaya Senadheera, Texas Tech University
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The Impact of Pavement Albedo on Radiative Forcing and Building Energy Demand: Comparative Analysis of Urban Neighborhoods
Xin Xu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Jeremy Gregory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Randolph Kirchain, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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From Trade-Offs to Equivalent Solutions: A Life-Cycle Thinking Informed Approach to Design Decision Making
Chaitanya Ganesh Bhat, Michigan Technological University
Amlan Mukherjee, Michigan Technological University
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