Dr. Rebecca McDaniel elected to ASTM International Board of Directors
Rebecca S. McDaniel, P.E., Ph.D., technical director at the North Central Superpave Center at Purdue University, has been elected to the board of directors of ASTM International, an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services.
Currently, McDaniel chairs the ASTM International committee on road and paving materials (D04), and she has been an ASTM International member since 2001. The D04 committee addresses pavement materials and aggregates as well as related products and systems for all types of highways and transportation construction. The committee has more than 700 members who are responsible for over 200 standards.
Before becoming the NCSC technical director, McDaniel had been a research engineer and manager with the Indiana Department of Transportation, where she specialized in pavements and materials.
Outside ASTM International, McDaniel is a member of the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists and the Transportation Research Board. She holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering from Purdue University, and a B.A. in English from Indiana University.