Professor Little has served as a consultant for over 150 companies and agencies including Halliburton; Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR); PBS&J; Klotz Associates; Carter & Burgess; Jacobs Engineering; Exxon; Shell; Mobil Mining and Minerals; EMJ Corporation; DuPont; ALCOA; Lhoist of Brussels, Belgium; the National Lime Association; Carmuse Corporation; Felsinger Corporation of Vienna, Austria; Graymont Corporation; Ferrovial-Agroman and CINTRA of Madrid, Spain; Zachry Construction; Lambrecht Construction; the Denver International Airport (City of Denver); the U. S. Air Force; Pennsylvania Quartz Corporation; the Colorado Department of Transportation; the U.S. Department of Justice; offices of the attorney general for Missouri, Texas, Utah, Georgia, and Michigan; and Houston Airport Systems. His consulting activities have contributed to such projects as the design of chemically stabilized sublayers at the present Denver International Airport; consultation on materials usage and durability during the preliminary design of the Bahrain – Qatar Causeway across a portion of the Arabian Gulf; design of several key pavement projects for the Houston Intercontinental Airport as well as Hobby Airport and Ellington field, all in the Houston Airport System; evaluation of the design of a number of airfield projects for the Central Command through KBR in Iraq and Afghanistan including the preliminary design of acquisition air field; and the design of several major highway projects in the U.S., including the SH 130 corridor the forms the by-pass of IH-35 between Austin and San Antonio, Texas.
Professor Little’s consulting expertise is in the following general areas:
Characterization of infrastructure materials (asphalt composites, Portland cement concrete, pozzolanically and cementitiously stabilized materials).
Forensic engineering and investigation of failures in infrastructure materials and material performance.
Chemical stabilization of soil and aggregate systems.
Structural pavement design and analysis .
Airport and highway structural pavement design.
Prediction of pavement performance .