Amy Epps Martin wins AAPT Award, elected to Board of Directors

TTI Executive Associate Director Jon Epps, Amy Epps Martin and Jonna EppsDr. Amy Epps Martin, a professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT) Board of Directors Award of Recognition during its annual meeting in Austin.

Epps Martin also began her term as one of two AAPT directors at large. (Pictured: TTI Executive Associate Director Jon Epps, Amy Epps Martin and Jonna Epps)

“I’ve been involved with this organization for several years, so it was a big honor to receive this award,” said Epps Martin, who is also a research engineer for the Texas Transportation Institute.

AAPT is a leader in the advancement of asphalt paving technology with over 800 members from every continent in the world. Members depend on the association as an authoritative source for the latest developments in the field and as a hub for communicating with fellow professionals. The organization meets annually and their activities include asphalt-related technical sessions, symposia, poster sessions and workshops presented by experts in all aspects of asphalt paving technology from around the world.

Epps Martin is head of the Division of Materials Engineering in the civil engineering department. She earned a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests are in pavement materials, performance and specifications, including sustainable pavement materials.