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Shelley Stoffels

Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Larson Transportation Institute

208 Sackett Building

sms26@psu.edu

814-865-7254

Research Areas:

Geotechnical and Materials Engineering

Interest Areas:

Pavement Design, Rehabilitation, and Maintenance. Infrastructure Asset Management. Civil Engineering Materials. Engineering Economics.

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Parts of Book

  • V. Ganesan, Shelley M Stoffels, J. Arellano and D. Morian, 2006, Use of LTPP Data to Verify the Acceptance Limits Developed for PennDOT Pavement Distress Data
  • Shelley M Stoffels, 1993, What Do Engineers Do?, pp. 58-59
  • R. L. Lytton, F. P. Germann, Y. J. Chou and Shelley M Stoffels, 1990, Determining Asphaltic Concrete Pavement Structural Properties by Nondestructive Testing, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, pp. 105

Journal Articles

  • Abraham Bae and Shelley M Stoffels, 2016, "Pavement roughness index impact for specific wavebands and causative factors", KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, pp. 10
  • Xiaochao Tang, Shelley M Stoffels and Angelica Palomino, 2016, "Mechanistic-empirical approach to characterizing permanent deformation of reinforced soft soil subgrade", Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 44, (3), pp. 429-441
  • Xiaochao Tang, Angelica Palomino and Shelley M Stoffels, 2016, "Permanent deformation behaviour of reinforced flexible pavements built on soft soil subgrade", Road Materials and Pavement Design, 17, (2), pp. 311-327
  • H Huang, Y Gao and Shelley M Stoffels, 2014, "Fully Coupled Three-Dimensional Train-Track-Soil Model for High-Speed Rail", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, (2448), pp. 87-93
  • N. Kargah-Ostadi and Shelley M Stoffels, 2013, "Backcalculation of Flexible Pavement Structural Properties Using a Restart Covariance Matrix Adaptation Evolution Strategy", ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering
  • X. Tang, Shelley M Stoffels and A. M. Palomino, 2013, "Evaluation of Pavement Layer Moduli Using Instrumentation Measurements", International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, 6, (6), pp. 755-764
  • X. Tang, A. M. Palomino and Shelley M Stoffels, 2013, "Reinforcement Tensile Behavior Under Cyclic Moving Wheel Loads", Soil Mechanics 2013, TRR 2363, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board
  • X. Tang, Shelley M Stoffels and A. M. Palomino, 2013, "Resilient and Permanent Characteristics of Unbound Pavement Layers Modified by Geogrids", Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 4
  • Nima Kargah-Ostadi, Shelley M Stoffels and Nader Tabatabaee, 2011, "Artificial Neural Networks May Help Predict Roughness", Pavement Preservation Journal, 4, (3), pp. 33-34
  • H. Yin, G. Chehab, Shelley M Stoffels, T. Kumar and L. Premkumar, 2010, "Use of Interconverted Creep Compliance for Thermal Cracking Prediction Using the M-E Pavement Design Guide", International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 11, (2), pp. 95-105
  • Nima Kargah-Ostadi, Shelley M Stoffels and Nader Tabatabaee, 2010, "Network-Level Pavement Roughness Prediction Model for Rehabilitation Recommendations", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, 2155, pp. 124-133
  • Abraham Bae, Shelley M Stoffels, Charles Antle and Seung Woo Lee, 2008, "Observed Effects of Subgrade Moisture on Longitudinal Profile", Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 35, (10), pp. 1050-1063
  • H. Yin, Shelley M Stoffels and M. Solaimanian, 2008, "Optimization of Asphalt Pavement Modeling based on the Global-Local 3D FEM Approach", Road Materials and Pavement Design, 9, (2), pp. 345-355
  • H. Yin, M. Solaimanian, T. Kumar and Shelley M Stoffels, 2008, "The Effect of Loading Time on Flexible Pavement Dynamic Response: A Finite Element Analysis", Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 11, (3), pp. 265-288
  • Abraham Bae and Shelley M Stoffels, 2008, "Economic Effects of Microsurfacing on Thermally-Cracked Pavements", Korean Journal of Civil Engineering, 12, (3), pp. 177-185
  • Seok-Il Bae, Shelley M Stoffels, Timothy Clyne, Ben Worel and Ghassan Chehab, 2007, "Direct Effects of Thermal Cracks on Pavement Roughness", Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, AAPT Journal, 76
  • Seung Woo Lee, Jae Min Bae, Seung Hwan Han and Shelley M Stoffels, 2007, "Evaluation of Optimum Rubblized Depth to Prevent Reflection Cracks", Journal of Transportation Engineering, 133, (6)
  • D. Frith, D. Morian, Shelley M Stoffels and S. Saboundjian, 2004, "Hard Aggregate Resistance to Studded Tires: Alaskan Experience", Transportation Research Record 1874
  • D. Morian, D. Frith, Shelley M Stoffels, L. Coleman and D. Dawood, 2003, "How Did It Work? Pennsylvania SPS-6 Performance at Ten Years", Transportation Research Record 1823, pp. 28-38
  • Seung Woo Lee and Shelley M Stoffels, 2003, "Effects of Excessive Pavement Joint Opening and Freezing on Sealants", Journal of Transportation Engineering, 129, (4), pp. 444-450
  • Seung Woo Lee and Shelley M Stoffels, 2001, "Analysis of In-Situ Horizontal Joint Movements in Rigid Pavements", Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board
  • G. Vadkpat, Shelley M Stoffels and K. Dixon, 2000, "Prediction of User Delay Costs in Maintenance Work Zones", Transportation Research Record, 1699
  • G. Vadakpat, Shelley M Stoffels and K. Dixon, 1999, "Calibration and Validation of CORSIM for Work Zones", ITE Journal, 69, (2), pp. 12-14
  • Y. Mehta, Shelley M Stoffels and D. Christensen, 1999, "Determinaton of Linear Coefficient of Thermal Contraction of Asphalt Concrete Using IDT Hardware", Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, 68
  • D. Morian, Shelley M Stoffels and N. Suthahar, 1999, "Evaluation of Rigid Pavement Joint Seal Movement", Transportation Research Record 1684
  • D. Morian and Shelley M Stoffels, 1998, "Joint Seal Practices in the United States", Transportation Research Record 1627, pp. 7-12
  • Shelley M Stoffels and F. Doukaga Kwanda, 1997, "Determination of the Coefficient of Thermal Contraction of Asphalt Concrete Using the Resistance Strain Gage Technique", Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, 65
  • Shelley M Stoffels, R. Roque and T. Farwana, 1994, "Evaluation and Field Validation of Proposed SHRP Binder Specification for Thermal Cracking", Transportation Research Record 1436, pp. 1-10
  • Shelley M Stoffels, W. R. Lauritzen and R. Roque, 1993, "Temperature Estimation for Low-Temperature Cracking of Asphalt Concrete", Transportation Research Record 1417, pp. 160-169
  • R. Roque, D. R. Hiltunen and Shelley M Stoffels, 1993, "Field Validation of SHRP Asphalt Binder and Mixture Specification Tests to Control Thermal Cracking Through Performance Modeling", Journal of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists, 62, pp. 615-638
  • Shelley M Stoffels and W. P. Kilareski, 1991, "A Nationwide Performance Study of In-Service AC Overlays on Cracked and Seated PCC Pavements", Transportation Research Record 1272, pp. 15-26
  • Shelley M Stoffels and R. L. Lytton, 1988, "Development of a Utility Evaluation for Nondestructive Testing Equipment Used on Asphalt Concrete Pavements", Transportation Research Record 1117, pp. 134-142

Conference Proceedings

  • Yin Gao, Hai Huang, Shushu Liu and Shelley M Stoffels, 2016, "The Movement of Railroad Ties: Simulation and Field Validation", ASME International
  • Shelley M Stoffels, M Lopez, L Yeh, Y Jeong, S Barzegari and B Kermani, 2014, "Fracture Characterization and SEM Examination of NAPTF Construction Cycle 6 Concrete Mixes", pp. 16
  • H Huang, Y Gao and Shelley M Stoffels, 2014, "A Fully Coupled 3D Train-Track-Soil Model for High Speed Rail", pp. 14
  • Lin Yeh, Nima Kargah Ostadi and Shelley M Stoffels, 2013, "The Influence of Crack Initiation on Deflection Responses Under Moving Loads on PCC Overlays at the FAA NAPTF", Proceedings of the 2013 ASCE Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference
  • Shelley M Stoffels, 2013, "Resilient and Permanent Characteristics of Unbound Pavement Layers Modified by Geogrids", Electronic Proceedings of the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board
  • X. Tang, A. M. Palomino and Shelley M Stoffels, 2013, "Reinforcement Tensile Behavior Under Cyclic Moving Wheel Loads", Electronic Proceedings of the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board
  • Nima Kargah-Ostadi and Shelley M Stoffels, 2012, "Backcalculation of Flexible Pavement Structural Properties Using a Restart Covariance Matrix Adaptation Evolution Strategy", Electronic Proceedings of the 91st Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board
  • Yeh Lin, Shelley M Stoffels, D. Morian and J. Reiter, 2011, "Comparison of Matched and Mismatched Transverse Joints of Unbonded Concrete Overlays at the FAA NAPTF", Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board
  • Shelley M Stoffels, Joe Reiter and Dennis Morian, 2010, "Multiple Laboratory Study of Field-Cured PCC Flexural Beam Strength", Proceedings of the 2010 FAA Worldwide Airfield Technology Transfer Conference
  • D. A. Morian, S. Sadasivam, Shelley M Stoffels, G. Chehab and T. Kumar, 2009, "Mechanistic Evaluation of Second Generation Preservation Overlays", Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields
  • D. A. Morian, S. Sadasivam, J. Reiter, Shelley M Stoffels, L. Yeh and A. Ioannides, 2009, "Unbonded Concrete Overlay Movements in Response to Gear Loads", Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields
  • Mansour Solaimanian, Abraham Bae and Shelley M Stoffels, 2008, "Magnitude and Rate of Frost Penetration in Asphalt Pavement of Northeast United States", Proceedings, International Society of Asphalt Pavements Symposium, pp. 520-528
  • H. Yin, M. Solaimanian and Shelley M Stoffels, 2008, "Laboratory vs. In-Situ Elastic Modulus of Asphalt Concrete", Proceedings of the 23rd ARRB Conference
  • Abraham Bae, Mansour Solaimanian and Shelley M Stoffels, 2008, "Frost Depth Evaluation Considering Freeze-Thaw Cycles in Moderate Cold Regions", Proceedings of the 87th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board
  • D. A. Morian, Shelley M Stoffels, S. S. Wu, J. C. Mack and A. M. Ioannides, 2007, "Design and Execution of the Unbonded Overlay Experiment at the NAPTF", 2007 FAA Airport Technology Transfer Conference
  • Hao Yin, Ghassan Chehab and Shelley M Stoffels, 2006, "Sensitivity of Thermal Cracking Prediction to AC Mixture Properties Using the M-E Pavement Design Guide", Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Asphalt Pavements
  • Mansour Solaimanian, Shelley M Stoffels, Hao Yin and Dan Dawood, 2006, "Seasonal Effects on Roadways' Asphalt Layers' Strain Response to Loading", Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Asphalt Pavements
  • Tanmay Kumar, Ghassan Chehab, Shelley M Stoffels, Dennis Morian and Larry Cernansky, 2006, "Effect of Binder Course on Overlay Performance: Case Study on I-79", Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Asphalt Pavements
  • Shelley M Stoffels, Mansour Solaimanian, Dennis Morian and Ali Soltani, 2006, "Field Instrumentation and Testing Data from Pennsylvania's Superpave In-Situ Stress/Strain Investigation", Airfield and Highway Pavements, Meeting Today's Challenges with Emerging Technologies, Proceedings of the 2006 Airfield and Highway Pavement Specialty Conference
  • J. W. Mack, Shelley M Stoffels, D. A. Morian, A. M. Ioannides and S. S. Wu, 2006, "Unbonded Concrete Overlay Research for Airfields at the FAA National Airport Pavement Test Facility", Airfield and Highway Pavements, Meeting Today's Challenges with Emerging Technologies, Proceedings of the 2006 Airfield and Highway Pavement Specialty Conference
  • Dennis A. Morian, Suri Sadasivam, James W. Mack and Shelley M Stoffels, 2006, "Pavement Rehabilitation Using Fractured Concrete Pavement Techniques", Airfield and Highway Pavements, Meeting Today's Challenges with Emerging Technologies, Proceedings of the 2006 Airfield and Highway Pavement Specialty Conference
  • Hao Yin, Shelley M Stoffels and Charles A. Antle, 2006, "Profile Data Variability in Pavement Management: Findings and Tools from LTPP", Airfield and Highway Pavements, Meeting Today's Challenges with Emerging Technologies, Proceedings of the 2006 Airfield and Highway Pavement Specialty Conference
  • Seok-Il Bae and Shelley M Stoffels, 2006, "Observed Effects of Subgrade Moisture on Pavement Longitudinal Profile", Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers
  • D. Anderson, M. Solaimanian and Shelley M Stoffels, 2003, "Instrumentation and Data Collection for the Superpave In-Situ Stress/Strain Investigation (SISSI) Project", Proceedings of the International Conference on Highway Pavement (ICHP) Data, Analysis and Mechanistic Design Applications, pp. 21
  • D. Morian, Shelley M Stoffels and D. Frith, 2002, "Quality Management of Pavement Performance Data", Proceedings of the Pavement Evaluation 2002 Conference, pp. 23
  • Shelley M Stoffels, W. P. Kilareski and P. D. Cady, 1993, "Evaluation of Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation in Pennsylvania", Fifth International Conference on Concrete Pavement Design and Rehabilitation, pp. 129-142
  • Shelley M Stoffels, 1991, "Evaluation of Full-Depth Patching in Pennsylvania", Proceedings, 4R Conference & Road Show, pp. 156-160
  • Saman Barzegari, Shelley M Stoffels and Mansour Solaimanian, , "Novel Application of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement in Construction of New Cold-Mix Pavements"

Technical Reports

Manuscripts

  • D Frith, Shelley M Stoffels, N Mastin and D Morian, , "A Case Study in Establishing Quality Assurance Limits for Automated Pavement Distress Data in North Carolina"
  • X. Tang, A. M. Palomino and Shelley M Stoffels, , "Reinforcement Tensile Behavior under Cyclic Moving Wheel Loading", Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board
  • Abraham Bae and Shelley M Stoffels, , "Pavement Roughness Index Impact for Specific Wavebands and Causative Factors", Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering

Other

  • H. Yin, K. Tanmay, G. R. Chehab and Shelley M Stoffels, 2006, "Prediction of Thermal Cracking by Combining Experimental and Analytical Creep Compliance Data"
  • H. Yin, Shelley M Stoffels and M. Solaimanian, 2006, "Three Dimensional Finite Element Analysis of Pavement Response to Loading"
  • Shelley M Stoffels and D. Morian, 1994, "Reconstruction of Concrete Pavements Using Rubblized Bases", pp. 179-184
  • Shelley M Stoffels and W. P. Kilareski, 1991, "Evaluation of Concrete Pavement Restoration in Pennsylvania", pp. 15
  • W. P. Kilareski and Shelley M Stoffels, 1990, "Crack and Seat and Saw and Seal of Asphalt Concrete Roadways", pp. 109-118

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