Kamil Kaloush

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • Director, National Center of Excellence on SMART Innovations

Arizona State University
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
PO Box 875306
Tempe, AZ 85287-5306
USA
480-965-5509
Email: Kamil.Kaloush@asu.edu
Web: http://www.public.asu.edu/~kaloush

Biography

Dr. Kaloush is a registered professional engineer specializing in pavements and materials. He is the co-founder and director of the National Center of Excellence on SMART Innovations, chair of the Transportation Research Board subcommittee on Pavement Materials and the Urban Climate, and faculty advisor for the ASCE student chapter. His research interests include both asphalt and Portland cement concrete mixtures design, characterization, advanced laboratory testing, and field performance evaluation. Dr. Kaloush is also known for his work on modified pavement systems that include the utilization of crumb rubber and fibers. Dr. Kaloush teaches courses on highway materials and construction, performance evaluation and management, and sustainable materials and energy use.

Expertise

pavement materials design; characterization and thermal properties; advanced laboratory testing; field performance evaluation; maintenance techniques; rehabilitation techniques; pavement management systems; urban heat island; crumb-rubber applications; statistical analysis; modeling and simulation; materials

Education

    Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Arizona State University, 2001

    M.S., Civil Engineering, Ohio State University, 1984

    B.S., Civil Engineering, Ohio State University, 1982

Journal Articles

2005

Kaloush, K. E., G. Way and H. Zhu. 2005. Properties of crumb rubber concrete. (link)

Posters

2006

Hartz, D. A., J. Golden, S. W. Brazel, B. C. Hedquist and K. E. Kaloush. 2006. Case study of thermographic observations of surface materials' cooling rates and neighborhood design in suburban Phoenix, Arizona. Poster presented at the January 28, 2006 American Meteorological Society's Sixth Symposium on the Urban Environment, Atlanta, GA.

Presentations

2009

Carlson, J. D., J. H. Jo, K. E. Kaloush and J. S. Golden. 2009. Evaluating the energy balance of alternate parking lot materials in hot arid climates. Presentation at the January 2009 American Meteorological Society UrbEnv Symposium.

2006

Kaloush, K. E. and P. Phelan. 2006. Techniques to evaluate the role of materials in forming the UHI. Presented at the 24 April 2006 Cool Pavements Conference, Arizona State University, Tempe. (link)