Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering & Director of Transportation Research Center
Engineering Hall 205
(414) 288-7382
Complete CV


Research Interests

  • Analysis of material properties using nondestructive test data
  • Mechanistic pavement design incorporating nonlinear material properties and seasonal effects
  • Laboratory modeling of pavement systems
  • Measurement of load induced deformation behavior

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., 1994, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

M.S.C.E., 1985, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

B.S.C.E., 1983, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Selected Publications

Hornyak, N., Crovetti, J. A., Verification and Calibration of Instruments for the Measurement of Structural Response of Asphalt Pavements. American Society of Civil Engineers. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering.

Crovetti, J. A., The Marquette Interchange Perpetual HMA Pavement. Athens, OH: International Conference on Perpetual Pavement 2014.

Hornyak, N., Crovetti, J., “Analysis of Load Pulse Durations for the Marquette Interchange Instrumentation Project,” accepted for publication in the Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2009

Hornyak, N., Crovetti, J., “Verification and Calibration of Instruments for the Measurement of Structural Response of Asphalt Pavements,” submitted for publication to the Journal of Materials, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2009.

Crovetti, J., “Portland Cement Concrete Pavements Over Rubblized PCC – Final Report”, Wisconsin Highway Research Program Report 08-03, 46 pages, 2008.

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