Dr. Jamilla Teixeira
June 14, 2019
Dr. Jamilla Teixeira is a professor of Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Espírito Santo-Brazil. Her research focuses on infrastructure materials characterization and computational modeling of composite materials. Motivated by the 1.7 million kilometers of roadway in Brazil in which a mere 12% are paved, Dr. Teixeira and her students work to improve road conditions and develop uses for the discarded slag in asphalt mixture production. Her presentation includes her professional history starting with earning a Ph.D. at UNL, detailed reviews and results of projects so far, and current collaboration with Dr. Yong-Rak Kim as a visiting scholar at the Nebraska Transportation Center.