Douglas Cleary, Ph.D., P.E.

Douglas Cleary, Ph.D., P.E.

Douglas Cleary, Ph.D., P.E.

Douglas  Cleary, Ph.D., P.E.
Civil & Environmental Engineering

Contact Info
Rowan Hall 235



Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1992
M.S., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1988
B.S., Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 1987

Impactful Research Areas:
    Green Construction
    Digital Engineering
    Infrastructure & Transportation

Research Expertise:
Structural engineering

Current research activities include concrete for cold-weather, recycled concrete aggregates, shrinkage in concrete, and steel structural connections.

Honors and Awards:
Educator of the Year, New Jersey Section ASCE, 2010

Professional Memberships:
ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)
ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education)
AISC (American Institute for Steel Construction)
ACI (American Concrete Institute)
           Member Committee S802 – Teaching Methods and Educational Materials
           Member Committee 408 – Development and Splicing of Deformed Bars

Recent Publications:
Yusuf Mehta, Douglas Cleary, Ayman W. Ali (2017). Field cracking of performance of airfield rigid pavements, Journal of Traffic and Transportation (English Translation), Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2017, Pages 380-387,

Redles, T. A.; Ali, A. W.; Mehta, Y. A.; Cleary, D. (2016), Estimating fatigue endurance limits of flexible airfield pavements, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 19(6), 534-542.

Douglas B. Cleary, William T. Riddell, Nicolette Camishion, Patrick Downey, Sean Marko, Graham Neville, Matthew Oostdyk, and Thomas Panaro (2016). Steel Connections with Fiber-Reinforced Resin Thermal Barrier Filler Plates under Service Loading, J. Struct. Eng. 04016095,

Cunliffe, Charles; Mehta, Yusuf; Cleary, Douglas; Ali, Ahman; and Redles, Thomas (2016). “Impact of Dynamic Loading on Backcalculated Stiffness of Rigid Airfield Pavements,” International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 17(6) pp 489-502; DOI:10.1080/10298436.2014.993395.

Matthew Oostdyk*, Matt Polhemus*, Andreas Gabrielsen*, Douglas B. Cleary, and William T. Riddell, (2015) Time Dependent Behavior of a FRR Thermal Break Pad under Compressive Loads, Structures, Volume 2, June 2015, pages 44 – 49.