W. Spencer Guthrie

Materials & Pavements
Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2002.
Contact Info - Office: 
368D Clyde Building
(801) 422-3864
guthrie@byu.edu
http://www.et.byu.edu/~guthrie/research/index.html

W. Spencer Guthrie
Professor

 

Education

Texas A&M University PhD, Civil Engineering, 2002.
Texas A&M University MS, Civil Engineering, 1999.
Utah State University BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 1998.

Work Experience

  • Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, BYU, (2014-present)
  • Undergraduate Coordinator, Civil and Environmental Engineering, BYU, (2006-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, BYU, (2002-2014)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Texas Transportation Institute, (1998-2002)
  • Civil Engineering Intern, Hansen and Associates, Inc., (1998)
  • Civil Engineering Intern, Smithfield City Corporation, (1996-1998)

Professional Development

  • Consistent involvement in international, national, and regional conferences and seminars
  • Interaction with industry through numerous sponsored research programs and consulting

Consulting and Patents

  • Expert Witness, (2007-present)
  • Pavement Engineering Consultant, (2002-present)

Principal Publications in the Last Five Years

  • Guthrie, W. S., D. A. Cooley, and D. L. Eggett. Effects of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement on Mechanical Properties of Base Materials. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2005, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2007, pp. 44-52.
  • Guthrie, W. S., A. V. Brown, and D. L. Eggett. Cement Stabilization of Aggregate Base Material Blended with Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2026, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2007, pp. 47-53.
  • Guthrie, W. S., E. T. Linford, and D. Eixenberger. Development of an Index for Concrete Bridge Deck Management in Utah. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1991, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2007, pp. 35-42.
  • Birdsall, A. W., W. S. Guthrie, and D. P. Bentz. Effects of Initial Surface Treatment Timing on Chloride Concentrations in Concrete Bridge Decks. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2028, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2007, pp. 103-110.
  • Crane, R. A. and W. S. Guthrie. Freeze-Thaw Durability of Cement-Stabilized Aggregate Base Material Blended with Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements and Technological Control, Park City, UT, August 2007, pp. 361-366.
  • Guthrie, W. S., S. L. Frost, A. W. Birdsall, E. T. Linford, L. A. Ross, R. A. Crane, and D. L. Eggett. Effect of Stay-in-Place Metal Forms on Performance of Concrete Bridge Decks. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1958, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2006, pp. 33-41.
  • Blankenagel, B. J. and W. S. Guthrie. Laboratory Characterization of Recycled Concrete for Use as Pavement Base Material. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1952, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2006, pp. 21-27.
  • Hermansson, Å. and W. S. Guthrie. Numerical Modeling of Thaw Penetration in Frozen Ground Subject to Low-Intensity Infrared Heating. Journal of Cold Regions Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 1, March 2006, pp. 4-19.
  • Guthrie, W. S., T. B. Young, B. J. Blankenagel, and D. A. Cooley. Early-Age Strength Assessment of Cement-Treated Base Material. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1936, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2005, pp. 12-19.
  • Blankenagel, B. J. and W. S. Guthrie. Deterioration of Asphalt Pavement at Long-Term Pavement Performance Program Site 49-1001. In Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1933, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 2005, pp. 121-125.
  • Hermansson, Å. and W. S. Guthrie. Frost Heave and Water Uptake Rates in Silty Soil Subject to Variable Water Table Height during Freezing. Cold Regions Science and Technology, Vol. 43, No. 3, December 2005, pp. 128-139.

Scientific and Professional Societies

  • Member of ASCE, (1996-present)

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, BYU, (2007)
  • House of Learning Lectureship, Harold B. Lee Library, BYU, (2007)
  • Citizen Service Award, Utah County Sheriff’s Office, (2003)
  • Fred Burggraf Award, Transportation Research Board, (2002)
  • Fellow, Graduate Teaching Academy, Center for Teaching Excellence, Texas A&M University, (2002)
  • Best of Session by a Younger Member, Texas Section Fall Meeting, ASCE, (2000)
  • Institutional and Professional Service in the Last Five Years
  • Session Organizer, Chemical and Mechanical Stabilization of Frost-Susceptible Soils and Aggregates, Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington, D.C., (2007)
  • Member, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Technical Council on Cold Region Engineering, ASCE, (2004-present)
  • Session Co-Organizer and Presiding Officer, Materials Characterization, Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington, D.C., (2004)
  • Member, Committee on Frost Action, Transportation Research Board, (2001-present)

Institutional and Professional Service in the Last Five Years

  • None