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Oklahoma State University

Ley, M. Tyler, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor
Structural Engineering
Office: 319C Engineering South
Phone: 405-744-5257
Email: tyler.ley@okstate.edu
Website: www.tylerley.com

 


Education

  • Ph.D. - Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 2007
  • M.S. - Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 2002
  • B.S. - Civil Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. 2000

Current Research Projects

  • Investigation of Precast Bridge Deck System - OTC
  • Development of a Passive Corrosion Sensor - OTC
  • Implementation of the MEPDG Design for Oklahoma - ODOT
  • Development of a Robust Field Technique to Quantify the Air-Void Distribution in Fresh Concrete - OTC
  • Investigation of the Deterioration of Concrete Through Microbial Attack - OTC
  • Development of a Manual for Structural Health Monitoring - OTC
  • Use of Recycled Carpet as a Construction Material - OTC

Awards and Recognition

  • Outstanding Speaker at the National ACPA Meeting, 2009
  • Chi Epsilon Student Chapter Teacher of the Year, 2008
  • American Concrete Institute Fellowship, 2005
  • Portland Cement Association Fellowship, 2005
  • Thrust Fellowship, University of Texas, 2004-2007
  • American Concrete Institute. Central Texas Chapter, Robert Fluege Scholarship
  • Brawley Engineering Scholarship, 1999

Professional Memberships

  • American Concrete Institute
  • Chair, Advisory Committee for Student Membership
  • Associate Member of Concrete Durability
  • Member of Marketing Board Committee
  • Member of Scholarship Committee

Professional Registerations

  • Registered Professional Engineer, California

Recent Publications

  • Ley, M.T., Folliard, K.J., Hover, K.C., “Observations of air-bubbles escaped from fresh cement paste”, Cement Concrete Research (2009), doi:10.1016/j.cemconres.2009.01.019.
  • Ley, M.T, Chancey, R., Juenger, M., Folliard, K.J., The physical and chemical characteristics of the shell of air-entrained bubbles in cement paste, Cement Concrete Research (2009), doi:10.1016/j.cemconres.2009.01.018.
  • Ley, T., Harris, N. J., Folliard, K. J., Hover, K. C.; “Investigation of Required Air Entraining Admixture Dosage in Fly Ash Concrete,” ACI Concrete Materials Journal, accepted March 2008.
  • Harris, N.J., Hover, K.C., Folliard, K.J., Ley, T.; “The use of the foam index test to predict AEA dosage in concrete containing fly ash: Part I-Evaluation of the State of Practice,” ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, accepted March 2008.
  • Harris, N.J., Hover, K.C., Folliard, K.J., Ley, T.; “The use of the foam index test to predict AEA dosage in concrete containing fly ash: Part II-Development of a standard test method: apparatus and procedure,” ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, accepted March 2008.
  • Harris, N.J., Hover, K.C., Folliard, K.J., Ley, T.; “The use of the foam index test to predict AEA dosage in concrete containing fly ash: Part III-Development of a standard test method—Proportions of materials,” ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, accepted March 2008.
  • Ley, M.T., Ryding, K.A., Widianto, Bae, S., Breen, J.E.; “Experimental Validation of the Strut and Tie Method,” ACI Journal of Structural Engineering, December  2007.
  • Harris, N.J., Hover, K.C., Folliard, K.J., Ley, T.; “Variables Affecting the ASTM C311 Loss on Ignition Test for Fly Ash,” ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, September  2006.