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Opportunity at Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Use of Data Science in Asphalt Materials

Location

Federal Highway Administration

RO# Location
27.01.00.C0690 McLean, VA 221012296

Advisers

name email phone
Maryam Sadat Sakhaei Far Maryam.Sakhaeifar@dot.gov 919-673-0323

Description

The Federal Highway Administration's Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC) is seeking a postdoctoral associate with an expertise in applying machine learning to asphalt materials.  The ideal candidate possesses specialized experience with respect to:

The use of machine learning offers potential to the asphalt pavement community.  Additionally, TFHRC offers a unique dataset to advance this important topic, including but not limited to performance information from the Long-Term Pavement Performance database and the Asphalt Binder and Mixture Laboratory (ABML) at TFHRC. Possible applications include characterization of emerging technologies and additives, optimizing construction processes, and long-term pavement performance prediction.  The associate will be expected to advance FHWA's goals in data science applications to asphalt materials.

Keywords:
Machine Learning, Artificial Neural Network, Laboratory Evaluation, Pavement Performance Models, Asphalt Concrete

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$65,000.00 $4,000.00

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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