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The Mounir Khatib Endowed Engineering Lecture Series: Introduction to Pavement Engineering

The Lebanese American University (LAU), in collaboration with the Uni­versity of Nevada, Reno (UNR), is hosting a series of seminars on Pavement Engineering tailored to the academic and consulting industry in Lebanon. The seminars would offer the following benefits:


  1. Introduction to Asphalt Concrete (AC) Pavements
  2. Behavior and Engineering Properties of Asphalt Binders
  3. Behavior and Design of AC Mixtures


Gabriel Bazi, PhD, PE

Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Lebanese American University
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Peter E. Sebaaly, PhD, PE

Professor, Director of the Western Regional Superpave Center
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno
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Date and Time

Wednesday July 11, 2018 from 9:00 AM till 3:30 PM.


Frem Civic Center 205, LAU Byblos Campus, Blat (Map)


Time Activity
9:00 AM – 9:30 AM (30 mins) Registration + Coffee/breakfast
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM (60 mins) Introduction to Asphalt Concrete (AC) Pavements
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM (15 mins) Coffee Break
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM (90 mins) Behavior and Engineering Properties of Asphalt Binders
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM (60 mins) Lunch (Multipurpose Room, Frem Civic Center)
1:15 PM – 2:45 PM (90 mins) Behavior and Design of AC Mixtures
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM (30 mins) ELRC Civil Engineering Laboratory Tour (optional)


There is no seminar fee, but advance registration is required since seats are limited.

To register for the seminar, please click here.


This seminar is sponsored by the Pavement Engineering & Science Program at the University of Nevada, Reno, USA.

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