Undergraduate Title

 

Dr. Qing Lu, PhD
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Assistant Professor
4202 E. Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620-5350
Phone: (813) 974-5822
Fax: (813) 974-2957
E-mail: qlu@usf.edu

 

Appointments
Member of North America Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (NACOTA)
Member of International Association of Chinese Infrastructure Professionals (IACIP)
Member of International Society of Asphalt Pavements
Member of Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists

 

Education
Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
M.A. Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
M.S. Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
M.E. Highway and Railway Engineering, Southeast University, China
B.E. Highway and Urban Road Engineering, Southeast University, China

 

Areas of Interest: pavement engineering, asphalt mix design, pavement management system, transportation infrastructure management, steel bridge deck surfacing.

 

Biosketch
Dr. Qing Lu (pronounced ching) is an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  He received a doctorate in civil engineering with emphasis on transportation engineering from University of California, Berkeley.   Prior to joining USF, Dr. Lu was a project scientist and laboratory manager at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Lu’s industry experience includes working with ChemCo Systems, Redwood City, CA, where he served as technical manager on several long-span steel deck bridge projects. Dr. Lu, who is a licensed professional civil engineer in the State of California, has major research in pavement design, construction, and management.



Selected Publications

  • Bendtsen, H., Kohler, E., Lu, Q., Rymer, B. California-Denmark Study on Acoustic Aging of Road Pavements. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2158, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2010, pp. 122-128.
  • Lu, Q., Zhang, Y., and Harvey, J. Estimation of Truck Traffic Inputs for M-E Pavement Design in California. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2095, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2009, pp. 62-72.
  • Lu, Q., Ullidtz, P., Basheer, I., Ghuzlan, K., and Signore, J. CalBack: Enhancing Caltrans Mechanistic-Empirical Design Process with New Backcalculation Software. Journal of Transportation Engineering, American Society of Civil Engieers (ASCE), Volume 135, Issue 7, 2009, pp. 479-488.
  • Ongel, A., Lu, Q., Harvey, J. Frictional Properties of Asphalt Concrete Mixes. Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers, Transport 162 Issue TR1, February 2009, pp. 19–26.
  • Lu, Q., Harvey, J. Characterization of Truck Traffic in California for Mechanistic Empirical Design. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1945, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2006, pp. 61-72.