Xiaojun LiXiaojun Li
Assistant Professor
Ph.D.

Email: xli@mail.fresnostate.edu

Office: Engineering East 129 

Phone: 559.278.1874

Mailing Address: 2320 E. San Ramon Ave., MS/EE 94 
Fresno, CA 93740-8030

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Certifications & Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineer (China)
  • Registered Consulting Engineer (China)

Current Courses:

  • CE 20: Statics
  • CE 124: Concrete Lab
  • CE 151: Pavement Design
  • CE 152: Transportation Engineering Materials
  • CE 185: Civil Engineering Practice
  • CE 291T: Advanced Pavementt Design

Curriculum Focus:

Transportation Engineering

Education:

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Washington State University, 2014 
  • M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Washington State University, 2010 
  • B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Shandong University, Ji’nan, China, 1995 

Publications:

Peer-reviewed Journal Papers

  • Jingan Wang, Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen and Balasingam Muhunthan, Shrinkage Cracking Model for Cementitiously Stabilized Layers for Use in the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide, Transportation Geotechnics, Jul. 2020
  • Xiaojun Li, Kun Zhang, Amirmohammad Bahadori, and Balasingam Muhunthan, Modification of Asphalt Materials to Resist Studded Tire Wear on Pavements, ASCE’s Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Accepted for publication, Jan. 2020
  • Xiaojun Li, Jingan Wang, Haifang Wen and Balasingam Muhunthan, Field Calibration of Fatigue Models of Cementitiously Stabilized Pavement Materials for Use in the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Feb. 2019, pp. 1-9, DOI: 10.1177/0361198118821924
  • Xiaojun Li and Kun Zhang, Numerical Analysis of Drying Process of Soils Using Finite Volume Method, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, June 2018, doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijprt.2018.06.005
  • Shutang Liu, Weidong Cao, Xiaojun Li, Zhuozhi Li, Chunyang Sun, Principle analysis of mix design and performance evaluation on Superpave mixture modified with Buton rock asphalt, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 176, 2018, pp 549-444. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat. 2018.05.045
  • Shenghua Wu, Weiguang Zhang, Shihui Shen, Xiaojun Li, Balasingam Muhunthan, Louay Mohammad, Field-aged asphalt binder performance evaluation for Evotherm warm mix asphalt: Comparisons with hot mix asphalt. Construction and Building Materials 156 (2017) 574-583;
  • Shenghua Wu, Xiaojun Li, Evaluation of effect of curing time on mixture performance of Advera warm mix asphalt. Construction and Building Materials, Mar. 2017, Vol. 145, PP 62-67
  • Jingan Wang, Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen & Balasingam Muhunthan, Modelling the evolution of strength and modulus of cementitiously stabilised materials for different curing conditions. Road Materials and Pavement Design, Feb. 2017, pp. 1-17, DOI: 10.1080/14680629.2017.1286252
  • Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen, Balasingam Muhunthan, Modeling the Drying Shrinkage Cracking of Untreated Soils and Cementitiously-Stabilized Soils. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Jan. 2015, pp. 90-101
  • Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen, Balasingam Muhunthan, and Jingan Wang. Modeling and Prediction of the Effects of Moisture on the Unconfined Compressive and Tensile Strength of Soils. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, July 2015, Vol. 141 Issue 7, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001308;
  • Haifang Wen and Xiaojun Li. Selection of Preoverlay Repair Methods for Asphalt Overlay on Asphaltic and Composite Pavements in Wisconsin Based on Cost Effectiveness. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Transportation Engineering, Jul. 2014, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000710;
  • Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen, and Balasingam Muhunthan. Modeling the Drying Process of Unbound Soils and Cementitiously-Stabilized Soils. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2462, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington D.C., 2014, pp. 117-125. DOI: 10.3141/2462-14;
  • Xiaojun Li and Haifang Wen. Effects of the Preoverlay Pavement Conditions and Preoverlay Repair Methods on the Performance of Asphaltic Concrete Overlay, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Transportation Engineering, Jan. 2013, Vol 140, pp 42-49, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000606;
  • Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen, Tuncer B. Edil, Renjuan Sun, and Timothy VanReken. Cost, Energy, and Greenhouse Gases Analysis of Fly Ash Stabilized Cold In-Place Recycled Asphalt Pavement, Road Materials and Pavements Design, Mar. 2013, Vol. 14, No. 3, 537-550, Feb. 2013, DOI:10.1080/14680629.2013.779302;
  • Haifang Wen and Xiaojun Li. Development of a Damage-based Phenomenological Fatigue Model for Asphalt Pavement, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Aug. 2012, 25(8), 1006–1012.;
  • Haifang Wen, Xiaojun Li, and Sushanta Bhusal. Modeling the Effects of Temperature and Loading Rate on Fatigue Properties of Hot Mixed Asphalt, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), International Journal of Pavement Engineering, Nov. 2012, DOI:10.1080/10298436.2012.746687;
  • Haifang Wen, Sushanta Bhusal, and Xiaojun Li. Double Punch Test: A Simple Performance Test to Evaluate the Fatigue and Rutting Potential of Asphalt Concrete, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Aug. 2012, 25(5), 645–652.;
  • Haifang Wen and Xiaojun Li. Backcalculation of Ultra-Thin Whitetopping Pavement Based on Saint-Venant's Principle, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Feb. 2012, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000338;
  • Xiaojun Li and Haifang Wen. Performance Evaluation of Whitetopping and Ultra-thin Whitetopping Pavements. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2205, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington D.C., 2011, pp. 247-253. DOI: 10.3141/2205-31;
  • Sushanta Bhusal, Xiaojun Li, and Haifang Wen. Evaluation of Effects of Recycled Concrete Aggregate on Volumetrics of Hot-Mix Asphalt, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2205, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington D.C., 2011, pp. 36-39. DOI: 10.3141/2205-05;
  • Lei Feng, Zhen Fan, and Xiaojun Li, Effects of Alkali-Aggregate-Reaction Restraint on Reinforcement of Concrete Structure, Research & Application of Building Materials (in Chinese), 2006;
  • Lei Feng, Zhen Fan, and Xiaojun Li, Reinforcement of Concrete Structure after Alkali-Aggregate-Reaction, Construction Engineering & Design (in Chinese), 2006;
  • Cun-wang Peng, Xiaojun Li. On SMA Mixture Design, Technology & Economy in the Areas of Communications (in Chinese), Apr., 2005;
  • Xiaojun Li and Cun-wang Peng. Mechanism, Prevention, and Treatment of Water Damage in Asphaltic Pavement, Journal of Shandong Jiaotong University (in Chinese), 2005;
  • Cun-wang Peng and Xiaojun Li.Application of Worn Cement Concrete Fragmentation Firmness Technology in the Highway Maintenance. Technology & Economy in Areas of Communications (in Chinese), May, 2005;
  • Wei-dong Cao, Wei-min Lu, and Xiaojun Li. Bailey Method for Aggregate Gradation Design. Journal of China & Foreign Highway (in Chinese), Jan., 2005;
  • Yu-e Li, Guo-yong Ren, and Xiaojun Li. Reason and Counter Measure of Defect in Pile Body of Bored Pile, China Highway (in Chinese), 2004;

3.2 Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations 

  • Xiaojun Li, Jingan Wang, Haifang Wen and Balasingam Muhunthan, Development and Field Calibration of Shrinkage Cracking Model for Cementitiously Stabilized Layers, Accepted to present at the 99th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 2020;
  • Shenghua Wu, Shenghua Zha, Julie Estis, Xiaojun Li, Innovative Pedagogy: Improving STEM Students’ Technical Writing Skills Using Team-Based Learing (TBL), Accepted to present at the 10th Annual South Alabama Conference on Teaching and Learning, May. 2020;
  • Xiaojun Li, Jingan Wang, Haifang Wen and Balasingam Muhunthan, Field Calibration of Fatigue Models of Cementitiously Stabilized Pavement Materials for Use in the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide, Accepted to present at the 98th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 2019;
  • Xiaojun Li and Kun Zhang, Numerical Analysis of Drying Process of Soils Using Finite Volume Method, International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, Accepted to present at the 97th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 2018;
  • Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen, Balasingam Muhunthan, Modeling the Drying Shrinkage Cracking of Untreated Soils and Cementitiously-Stabilized Soils. Accepted to present at the 94th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 2015;
  • Xiaojun Li, Laboratory Characterization of Modulus and Strength Growth, Top-Down Cracking, Durability, Erosion, and Shrinkage Cracking of Cementitiously Stabilized Materials. Accepted to present at the 94th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 2015;
  • Jingan Wang, Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen, and Balasingam Muhunthan, Modeling the Evolution of Strength and Modulus of Cementitiously-Stabilized Materials, Accepted to present at the 94th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 2015;
  • Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen, and Balasingam Muhunthan. Modeling the Drying Process of Unbound Soils and Cementitiously-Stabilized Soils. Accepted to present at the 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 2014;
  • Xiaojun Li, Haifang Wen, Balasingam Muhunthan, and Jingan Wang. Modeling and Prediction of the Effects of Moisture on the Unconfined Compressive and Tensile Strength of Soils. Accepted to present at the 92nd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 2013;
  • Xiaojun Li and Haifang Wen. Cost, Energy, and Greenhouse Gasses Analysis of Asphalt Pavement with Cementtious High Carbon Fly Ash Stabilized Cold In-Place Recycled Asphalt Pavement as Base Course, Accepted to present at the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 2012;
  • Xiaojun Li and Haifang Wen. Effects of the Preoverlay Pavement Conditions and Preoverlay Repair Methods on the Performance of Asphaltic Concrete Overlay, Accepted to present at the 91st Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 2012;
  • Haifang Wen, Xiaojun Li, and Sushanta Bhusal. Modeling the Effects of Temperature and Loading Rate on Fatigue Property of Hot Mixed Asphalt. Presentation at the 90th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 2011;

Published Reports and Books

  • Xiaojun Li, Dingxin Cheng, and Kun Zhang, Development of a Quality Control Method and Guidelines for Hot Mix Asphalt Using Recycled Concrete Aggregate, Final Report to to State of California SB1 Trustees of the California State University, Mar. 2020
  • Amir Bahadori, Kun Zhang, Xiaojun Li, Balasingam Muhunthan, Development of Asphalt Materials to Mitigate Studded Tire Wear of Pavements, Final report to Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans) and USDOT University Transportation Center for Federal Region 10. Aug. 2018.
  • Haifang Wen,Balasingam Muhunthan, Jingan Wang, Xiaojun Li, Tuncer Edil, James M. Tinjum. Characterization of Cementitiously Stabilized Layers for Use in Pavement Design and Analysis, National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 789, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C. 2014.
  • Haifang Wen, Tuncer B. Edil, Swapna Danda, Xiaojun Li, and Jonathan O’Donnell. STTR: Utilize Cementitious High Carbon Fly Ash (CHCFA) to Stabilize Cold In-Place Recycled (CIR) Asphalt Pavement as Base Course, Phase II Report to the U.S. Department of Energy, Award No. DE-FG02-05EG86238, Feb. 2011.
  • Haifang Wen, Xiaojun Li, and Wilfung Martono. Performance Assessment of Wisconsin’s Whitetopping and Ultra Thin Whitetopping Projects, Final Report to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Report No. WSRP 10-03, Mar. 2010.
  • Security Supervision of Communication Construction Engineering, (editor), 2007,China Communications Press. 

Research Interests:

Dr. Xiaojun Li’s research focuses on sustainable pavement materials, and on developing sustainable solutions for transportation, with emphasis on recycled materials, industrial/municipal waste/byproducts, bio-materials, and composite materials. Dr. Li’s research goal is to achieve more sustainable transportation infrastructure that satisfy the concerns of the economy, environment, and society.