Dr. Soon-Jae Lee joined Texas State University in 2008. He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Clemson University in 2007. Dr. Lee was employed as the Asphalt Team Manager for Korea Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (KOLAS) for the Research Center for Advanced Construction Materials at Kangwon National University for five years. In this role, he was primarily responsible for managing and conducting research in several areas of pavement technology and preparing reports and proposals. In total, he has approximately 20 years of experience in materials and pavement evaluation. His research has resulted in over 100 refereed journal, conference papers, and research reports that are well-cited in addition to more than 50 presentations around the country and the world.