college of engineering luis mata

Prof. Luis Mata 

 

Luis A. Mata, PhD

Assistant Professor
248.204.2598 p   
248.204.2568 f  
email: lmata@ltu.edu
Office E109, Engineering Building

 

Academic Record

Lawrence Technological University, Assistant Professor, 2009 - present
North Carolina State University: Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2008
North Carolina State University: M.S., Civil Engineering, 2005
Universidad Católica Andrés Bello: B.S., Civil Engineering, 2002

Peer-Reviewed Publication

Tocco, J., Mata, L.A., “The Mentor Initiative:  A Framework for Industry Involvement in the Capstone,” Proceedings of the 2012 Capstone Design Conference, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, June 2012. (in press)

Mata, L.A., Leming, M., “Vertical Distribution of Sediments in Pervious Concrete Pavement Systems,” ACI Materials Journal, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Michigan, V. 109. No.2, March-April 2012. 

Reis, E. M., Mata, L.A., and Dilek, U.,An analytical Model for Estimating Load-Test Deflections in Fire-Damaged Precast, Prestressed Concrete Members,” PCI Journal, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2009. pp. 129-142.

Zia P., Nunez, R.A., Mata, L.A., and Dwairi, H.M., “Implementation of Self-Consolidating Concrete for Prestressed Concrete Girders,” Seventh International Symposium on the Utilization of High-Strength/High-Performance Concrete, Washington D.C., June 2005, American Concrete Institute, Special Publication,Volume 228, 2005, pp. 297- 316.

Presentations at national/local Professional Meetings

Mata, L.A., “Pervious Concrete Pavement Systems: Design and Construction Fundamentals,” 7th annual SOS Conference, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield Michigan, February 2011.

Mata, L.A., Leming, M.L., “Sediment Capture in Pervious Concrete Pavement Systems: Effects on Hydrological Performance and Suspended Solids Discharge,” presentation, Concrete Sustainability Conference, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Tempe, Arizona, April 2010.

Mata, L.A., Leming, M.L., “Sedimentation Effects on Pervious Concrete Pavement Systems,” presentation, American Concrete Institute, Fall Convention, New Orleans, La, October 2009.

Mata, L.A., Leming, M. L., “Sedimentation Effects on Pervious Concrete,” presentation, Concrete Technology Forum, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Denver, Colorado, May 2008.

Technical Reports

Mata, L.A., Leming., M. L., “Permeability of Pervious Concrete: a case study,” Technical report, Carolinas Ready Mixed Concrete Association (2008).

Zia P., Nunez, R.A., Mata, L.A., “Implementation of Self-Consolidating Concrete for Prestressed Concrete Girders,” Technical Report, North Carolina Department of Transportation, Research and Analysis Group (2005).

Invited Presentations

“Serviceability of Pervious Concrete Pavements,” PCA Fall Meetings Fellowship Session, Portland Cement Association Fall Meetings, Chicago, Illinois, August 2008.

“Pervious Concrete Pavements,” VI Congreso Nacional y I Binacional de Ingeniería de Transporte, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador, November 2007. Travel sponsored by Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja.

“Implementation of Self-Consolidated Concrete for Prestressed Concrete Girders,” VI Congreso Nacional y I Binacional de Ingeniería de Transporte, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador, November 2007. Travel sponsored by Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja.

“Fundamentals of Pervious Concrete Pavements: Applications, Properties and Design,” Jornadas de Ingeniería Civil UCAB, Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas, Venezuela, November 2007. Travel sponsored by Universidad Católica Andrés Bello.

Undergraduate Courses

                        ECE1413 CE Materials

                        ECE3213 Construction Engineering

                        ECE4263 Construction Estimating, Bidding and Contracting

                        ECE4021 CE Design Project 1

                        ECE4033 CE Design Project 2

Graduate Courses

                        ECE5223 Techniques of Project Planning and Control

                        ECE5113 Sustainable Construction Practices

                        ECE5263 Construction Safety Management

                        ECE6113 Concrete Engineering