faculty + staff

Dr. Richard Johnston

Dr. Richard Johnston
Professor

Electrical + Computer Engineering

ECE E215A
rjohnston@ltu.edu
248.204.2534 p
248.204.2527 f

Background + Expertise

Education


Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2002 Major: Civil EngineeringThesis: Investigation of Cracking Process and Aggregate Interlock Properties of JPCP Cracks


M.Sc. Civil Engineering, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark, 1995 Major: Building Technology/Civil Engn (3+2 year)Thesis: Constitutive Modeling of Concrete Involving the Full Range of Triaxial Stresses


Career History


Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MIJune 2010 to Present


Interim, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI Jan 2010 to May 2010


Associate Professor, Civil Engineering Department Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MIMay 2009 to PresentAssistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI Aug 2003 to May 2009


Research Consultant (Stability of Open Graded Base Course, MDOT) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Apr 2006 to Oct 2006


Adjunct Faculty, Civil Engineering Department Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MIMay 2003 to Aug 2003


Visiting Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering Department University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIJan 2003 to Apr 2003


Research Fellow, Civil Engineering Department University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIOct 2002 to Dec 2002


Graduate Student Instructor/Research Assistant, Civil Engineering Department University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIMay 1996 to Aug 2002


Research Scientist, Building Technology & Civil Engineering Aalborg University, Aalborg, DenmarkNov 1995 to Oct 1997


Professional and Scientific Society Membership


Member, American Concrete InstituteMember, Transportation Research BoardMember, American Society of Civil EngineersMember, International Society for Concrete PavementsMember, Dansk Ingenioer Forening & Beton Forening


Professional Services



  • Steering Committee Member, 10th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Quebec, Canada (July 8-12, 2012)



  • Board Member, American Concrete Institute - Greater Michigan Chapter (2010 - Present)



  • Member, ACI 215 Fatigue of Concrete (2003 - Present) Chair (2009 - 2012) Past Secretary Co-Moderator: Advances in Concrete and Concrete Composite Fatigue Research (2007)



  • Member, ACI 216 (2011-Present)



  • Member, ACI Co-Moderator: Research in Progress (2006)

  • Past Member, ACI 231 Early Age Concrete Properties (2006 - 2012) Co-Author: ACI 231 Early-Age Cracking: Causes, Measurement, and Mitigation (Submitted for Final Approval November 2008)



  • Member, ASCE/SEI Fire Committee (2011 - Present)



  • Chair, ISCP Student Competition Committee B.F. McCullough Award (2004 - Present)

  • Member, Conference Scientific Advisory Committee Sixth International RILEM Conference on Pavement Cracking (2008)

  • Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Structural Engineering and Construction Management

  • Peer Reviewer, National Science Foundation (2009 - Present)

  • Peer Reviewer, Cement and Concrete Composites (2001 - Present)

  • Peer Reviewer, Transportation Research Records (2004 - Present)

  • Peer Reviewer, International Journal for Pavement Engineering (2005 - Present)

  • Peer Reviewer, ACI Materials Journal (2006 - Present)

  • Peer Reviewer, Journal for Fire Materials (2009 - Present)

  • Peer Reviewer, Journal for Structural Fire Engineering (2010 - Present)

  • Peer Reviewer, ASCE Journal for Bridge Engineering (2010 - Present)

  • Peer Reviewer, Numerous Conferences Organized by ASCE, ISCP, RILEM, and TRB (Ongoing)


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