Tutumluer receives best paper award from Transportation Research Board
Professor Erol Tutumluer has received the Section Best Paper Award from the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Geological and Geoenvironmental Engineering Section. The paper, co-written with Haohang Huang, Jiayi Luo, Maziar Moaveni, John M. Hart, Sheila Beshears and Andrew J. Stolba, is titled “Field Imaging and Volumetric Reconstruction of Riprap Rock and Large-sized Aggregates: Algorithms and Application.” It was presented at the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting and published in the 2019 Transportation Research Record, and was unanimously selected for the award by the Section committee chairs.
Tutumluer has been on the CEE at Illinois faculty since 1996, where he is the Paul Fraser Kent Faculty Scholar and Director of International Programs for the department. He specializes in Transportation Geotechnics with research interests and expertise in characterization of pavement and railroad track geomaterials.
The award will be presented at the TRB Annual Meeting in January, 2020. The paper is available at https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0361198119848704