Advanced asphalt materials characterization, asphalt rubber, thermal properties of paving materials, and repeated load deformation testing. Warm mix asphalt, modified asphalt mixtures, recycled materials in asphalt mixtures (GTR), pavement reflectivity and temperature, repeated load deformation testing, pavement design, pavement rehabilitation.

PhD, Arizona State University, Civil Engineering, 2010
MS, Arizona State University, Engineering, 2005
BS, Catholic University of Nicaragua, Nicaragua, Civil Engineering, 2000