Dr. Huanan Yu

DKS Associates

719 Second Avenue, Suite 1250




2012   DKS Associates

2008   Ph.D., Washington State University, Civil & Environmental Engineering, USA

2005   M.Sc., Tongji University, Structural Engineering, China

2001   B.Sc., Shijiazhuang Railway Institute, Civil Engineering, China


  1. Yu, H., B. Muhunthan, S. Shen, (2013) “An anisotropic nonlinear elasto-visco-plastic model for Rutting of Asphalt Concrete Mixture.” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics. On line at:
  2. Yu, H., S. Shen, (2013) “A micromechanical based three-dimensional DEM approach to characterize the complex modulus of asphalt mixturesConstruction and Building Materials 2013; 38():1089-1096. On line at:
  3. S. Shen., Yu, H., Kim, W., Joseph, D., Jeffrey, U., (2013) “Local Practice of Assessing Dynamic Modulus Properties for Washington State Mixtures”.  Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRR). On line at:
  4. Yu, H., and S. Shen (2012). “Impact of Aggregate Packing on Dynamic Modulus of Hot Mix Asphalt Mixtures Using Three-Dimensional Discrete Element Method.” Journal of Construction and Building Materials. Vol. 26, issue 1, pp. 302-309. Online at:
  5. Shen, S., H. Yu, (2011). “Analysis of Aggregate Gradation and Packing for Easy Estimation of HMA Void in Mineral Aggregate.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. Vol. 23, No.5 pp. 664-672. Online at:
  6. Shen, S., H. Yu, (2011). “Characterize packing of aggregate particles for paving materials: Particle size impact.” Construction and building material. Vol. 25, No.3, pp. 1362-1368. Online at:
  7. Yu, H., S. Shen, (2010). “Investigation of Aggregate Packing Using Discrete Element Modeling.” Geotechnical Special Publication No.203 Paving Materials and Pavement Analysis, pp.296-304. On line at: (The Best Paper Award)
  8. Deng, C.,Yu, H., (2010) “Finite Element Simulation of Membrane Tensionmeter’s Relationship between the Inplane Tension and the Transverse Deflection.” Progress in Steel Building Structures 6, 013. On line at:
  9. Yu, H., S. Shen, (2012). “DEM simulation of strength test of asphalt pavement under heavy traffic loads” ISAP2012
  10. Yu, H., S. Shen, (2011). “Impact of Aggregate Packing on Dynamic Modulus of Hot-Mix Asphalt Mixtures Using Discrete Element Method.” 90th TRB, paper no. 11-0957.Online at:
  11. S. Shen, Yu, H., (2010). “Determination of HMA Voids in Mineral Aggregate Based on the Analysis of Aggregate Gradation and Packing.” 89th TRB, Paper No. 10-0067. On line at:
  12. Huanan Yu, Shihui Shen, (2010). “A Performance Based Aggregate Gradation Design and Evaluation Method for Washington Asphalt Mixtures.” TransNow Research Project No. 544785. Online
  13. Huanan Yu, Shihui Shen, (2012). “An Investigation of Dynamic Modulus of Asphalt Mixture in Washington State.” TransNow Research Project Agreement No. 709867. Online at: