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Use of Recycled Materials in Roadways

Jul 1, 2023 - Jul 7, 2023

Overview This 5-day course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the use of recycled materials in roadways. The course will cover topics such as the benefits of using recycled materials in road construction, design and specification considerations, material production and quality control, construction and maintenance techniques, and innovative applications of recycled materials. The course will be led by industry experts and will include case studies, interactive sessions, and open discussions. Participants will leave the course with a solid understanding of how to incorporate recycled materials into road projects, as well as an appreciation for the environmental and economic benefits of using these materials. IRF Global is now recognized as an approved training provider by the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), a respected professional body that provides transportation professionals with recognition, support and business insights to accelerate their careers and influence the future of the sector.

Why In Person Training?

  • Expert training by Professionals for Professionals
  • Access IRF’s unique curriculum and lectures developed by world-class specialists
  • Demonstrations from equipment vendors
  • Field trips to transportation centers of excellence in America’s capitol city
  • Small class size & scheduled One-on One sessions with instructors
  • Interactive group projects and case studies
  • Receive IRF Certification

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the benefits and limitations of using recycled materials in road construction
  • Identify suitable recycled materials for road construction
  • Analyze the design considerations and methodologies for incorporating recycled materials
  • Assess the environmental and sustainability aspects of using recycled materials in roadways
  • Develop strategies for successful implementation of recycled materials in road projects

Target Audience

  • Civil engineers and Road Construction professionals
  • Environmental Engineers and Sustainability Professionals
  • Contractors and Construction companies
  • Municipal and Government officials
  • Material Suppliers and Manufacturers
  • Academics and Researchers
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Dr. Carlos Chang Professor, University of South Florida

Dr. Carlos M. Chang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Florida International University (FIU). Prior to joining FIU in August 2020, Dr. Chang worked as an Associate Professor at the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), Associate Researcher at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), and international consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and engineering companies in road projects overseas. Dr. Chang is frequently invited as a keynote speaker at international conferences and as a subject matter expert in technical committees.

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