Gaby Wickizer is a Junior majoring in Civil and and Environmental Engineering at Rowan University. She is an American Asphalt Fellowship Recipient in the Center for Research and Education in Advanced Transportation Engineering Systems (CREATEs) and has worked in the CREATEs Construction Materials Laboratory for over a year. Her research focuses on evaluating incinerated municipal waste for use in hot mix asphalt. She also conducts research in the use of recycled concrete aggregate in ternary blended concrete.
Gaby is the treasurer of Rowan University’s American Society of Highway Engineers Chapter, an active member in Rowan University’s American Society of Civil Engineers Chapter, Tau Beta Pi Honors Society, and the Bantivoglio Honors Program. In her free time she enjoys traveling and going on short hikes. She will intern this summer for Tilcon NY Inc at their Mount Hope Quarry and Asphalt plant.
The scholarship is named in honor of Dr. David R. Jones IV who served in a variety of capacities throughout his career in the asphalt industry including working for Owens Corning/Trumbull and also at the University of Texas where he was a key part of the Asphalt Research Team responsible for the Performance Graded (PG) Asphalt Binder Specification. Dave was a member of many industry committees and held 24 asphalt-related patents or patent applications.