Wei-Chou Virgil Ping, Ph.D., P.E.

Professor of Civil Engineering

Office:            CEB A-132

Phone:            (850) 410-6129

Fax:                (850) 410-6142

Email:             ping@eng.fsu.edu

Mailing Address

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

2525 Pottsdamer Street

Tallahassee, Florida 32310-6046

Educational Qualifications

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 1989

M.S.C.E., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

B.S.C.E., National Taiwan University

 
Research Interests
T
ransportation design & materials

Pavement design & management

Soils & bituminous engineering materials

Transportation safety issues

Teaching Activities
TTE 3004   Transportation Engineering

CCE 3101   Construction Materials

TTE 4830   HMA Mixture Design

CEG 5127   Highway Pavement Design

TTE 5805   Highway Geometric Design

Selected Publications

Ping,W.V., Ling,C.C., and Ho, R.K.H., "Influence of Soil Suction and Environmental Factors on Drying Characteristics of Granular Subgrade Soils," In Transportation Research Record 1714, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2000, pp. 98-106.

 

Ping,W.V., Yang,Z., Liu,C., and Dietrich,B., "Measuring Resilient Modulus of Granular Materials in Flexible Pavements," In Transportation Research Record 1778, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2001, pp. 81-90.

 

Ping,W.V., Yang,Z., and Gao,Z., "Field and Laboratory Determination of Granular Subgrade Moduli," Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol.16, No. 4, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), November 2002, pp. 149-159.

 

Ping,W.V., Leonard,M., Yang,Z., and Putcha,S., "Laboratory Simulation of Field Compaction Characteristics on Sandy Soils," In Transportation Research Record 1808, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, TRB, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2002, pp. 84-95.

 

Ping,W.V., Yang,Z., and Ho,R.K.H., "Full-scale Laboratory Evaluation of Moisture Effect on Resilient Moduli of Compacted Pavement Layers," International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, Volume 4 V No. 3, November 2003, pp. 309-330.

 

Ping,W.V., and Yang,Z., "Measuring Resilient Modulus of Subgrade Materials for Design of Pavement Structures, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 154: Pavement Mechanics and Performance, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), June 2006, pp. 189-194.

 

Ping,W.V., Ling,C.C., Dietrich,B., and Horhota,D., "Estimating Resilient Modulus of Florida Granular Subgrade Materials, Advanced Characterization of Pavement and Soil Engineering Materials, A.A. Balkema Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, June 2007, pp. 903-913.

 

Ping,W.V., and Xiao,Y., "Empirical Correlation of Indirect Tension Resilient Modulus and Dynamic Modulus Test Results for Asphalt Concrete Mixtures", International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, Special Issue, April 2008, pp. 177-200.