Rajib Basu Mallick is currently the Ralph White Family Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts, USA. He is a graduate of Jadavpur University, India, 1989, did his Master‘s and Ph.D. from Auburn University, and worked as senior research associate at the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT). His main research interests are in the optimum utilization of natural resources and sustainable construction, specifically related to the pavement industry. His work focuses on recycling of asphalt pavements, understanding and modeling the behavior of recycled materials, harvesting energy from pavements, and understanding temperature profiles and reducing temperatures in pavement layers. Rajib has close to 100 publications, including a textbook, and also a US patent, and has conducted numerous research projects for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), state Departments of Transportations (DOT)s, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and Massachusetts Port Authority, and consulting work in the area of both highway and airport pavements. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Massachusetts.