Hani Titi, Ph.D.

Hani Titi, PhD-Civil and Environmental Engineering
, hanititi@uwm.edu(414) 229-6893
Eng & Math Sciences 1139
Associate Professor
Civil & Environmental Engineering

Education:

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Geotechnical), Louisiana State University, 1996
  • M.S.,Civil Engineering (Geotechnical), Jordan University of Science & Technology, 1990
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Yarmouk University, 1987

Research Focus:

  • Geotechnical and pavement engineering.
  • Characterization of subgrade soils and unbound pavement materials for Mechanistic-Empirical pavement design.
  • Finite element analysis with emphasis on behavior of driven piles.
  • Constitutive modeling of geomaterials.
  • Advanced laboratory test of geomaterials.
  • X-ray micro computed tomography for durability characterization of aggregates.
  • Nondestructive test methods for pavement evaluation.

Honors and Awards:

  • 2007/2008 Fulbright Teaching/Research Scholarship – U.S. Scholar to Jordan University of Science and Technology
  • The 13th Great Lakes Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering Service Award, 2005

Publications:

  • Titi, H.H., Editor, (2006). “Geotechnical Applications for Transportation Infrastructure: Featuring the Marquette Interchange Project in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,” Proceedings of the 13th  Great Lakes Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Conference (GLGGC), Geotechnical Practice Publication GPP#3, American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA.
  • Titi, H. H., Faheem, A., Tabatabai, H., and Tutumluer, E. (2014). “Influence of Aggregate Base Layer Variability on Pavement Performance,” in press, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C.
  • Titi, H. H., Tabatabai, H., Faheem, A., Druckrey, A., Tutumluer, E., and Bautista, E. (2014). “Evaluation of Compacted Aggregate Base Course Layers,” in press, Geocongress 2014, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication, American Society of Civil Engineers.
  • Titi, H. H., Druckrey, A., Alshibli, K., and Tabatabai, H. (2014). “X-ray Micro-computed Tomography for the Durability Characterization of Limestone Aggregate,” in press, Geocongress 2014, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication, American Society of Civil Engineers.
  • Tabatabai, H., Titi, H., Lee, C.W., Qamhia, I., and Puerta Fella, G. (2013) “Investigation of Testing Methods to Determine Long-Term Durability of Wisconsin Aggregates,” Research Report, Wisconsin Department of Transportation SPR # 0092-10-08, Wisconsin Highway Research Program, Madison, WI, 104 p.
  • Titi, H.H., Tabatabai, H., Faheem, A., Bautista, E., Tutumluer, E., and Druckrey, A. (2012) “Base Compaction Specification Feasibility Analysis,” Research Report, Wisconsin Department of Transportation SPR # 0092-11-02, Wisconsin Highway Research Program, Madison, WI, 127 p.
  • Titi, H.H., and English, R. (2011) “Determination of Resilient Modulus Values for Typical Plastic Soils in Wisconsin,” Research Report, Wisconsin Department of Transportation SPR # 0092-08-12, Wisconsin Highway Research Program, Madison, WI, 193 p.
  • Coenen, A. R., Titi, H. H., and Elias, M. B. (2011).  “Resilient Characteristics of Bottom Ash and Bottom Ash-Soil Mixtures,” Journal of ASTM International, Vol. 8, No. 9, Paper ID JAI103700
  • Titi, H. H., and Abu-Farsakh, M. (2010). “Evaluation of Bearing Capacity of Driven Piles from CPT Data and Development of Design Software,” Art of Foundation Engineering Practice, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication 198, American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 670-686.
  • Abu-Farsakh, M., Titi, H. H. and Tumay, M. T. (2010). “Development of a Probabilistic-Based CPT Method for Evaluating the Ultimate Capacity of Friction Piles,” ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication 186, American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 1-8.
  • Von Quintus, H.L., Rao, C., Titi, H.H, Bhattacharya, B., and English, R. (2010). “Evaluation of Intelligent Compaction Technology for Densification of Roadway Subgrades and Structural Layers,” Research Report, Wisconsin Department of Transportation SPR# 0092-08-07, Wisconsin Highway Research Program, Madison, WI, 162 p.
  • Titi, H.H. (2010). “Implementation: Investigation of Vertical Members to Resist Surficial Slope Instabilities,” Research Bulletin, Wisconsin Department of Transportation SPR# 0092-08-38, Wisconsin Highway Research Program, Madison, WI, 12 p.
  • Titi, H. H., Coenen, A.R., and Elias, M.B. (2009). “Resilient Characteristics of Bottom Ash,” Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields – Tutumluer and Al-Qadi (eds), Taylor & Francis Group, London, pp. 117-124.
  • Titi, H.H., and Rasoulian, M. (2008). “Evaluation of Smoothness of Louisiana Pavements Based on International Roughness Index and Ride Number,” Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering, Volume 2, No. 3, pp. 238-249.
  • Titi, H.H., and Tumay, M.T. (2008). “Conventional and Miniature Cone Penetration Tests in Normally Consolidated and Sensitive Clays in Louisiana, USA and Tiller, Norway,” Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization – Huang & Mayne (eds), Taylor & Francis Group, London, pp. 545-550.
  • Crovetti, J.A., Titi, H.H, Williams, R. C., Coenen, A., Elias, M.B., Xinjun, L. (2008).  “Materials Characterization and Analysis of the Marquette Interchange HMA Perpetual Pavement,” Midwest Regional University Transportation Center Report 08-08, p 80.
  • Abu-Farsakh, M. and Titi, H.H. (2007). “Probabilistic CPT Method for Estimating the Ultimate Capacity of Friction Piles,” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, American Society for Testing and Materials, Volume 30, No. 5.
  • Zimmer, A. and Titi, H.H. (2007). “Evaluation of Shallow Slope Failures and Repairs along Wisconsin Highways,” First North American Landslide Conference, Turner and Schuster (eds), Vail, CO.
  • Elias, M.B. and Titi, H.H. (2006). “Evaluation of Resilient Modulus Model Parameters for Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design,” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1967, Geology and Properties of Earth Materials 2006, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., pp.89-100.