Recent Journal Publications By Faculty from the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

2019

Environmental

Cerrato, Jose

El Hayek, E., Brearley, A.J., Howard, T., Hudson, P., Torres, C., Spilde, M.N., Cabaniss, S., Ali, A.S., and Cerrato, J.M. (2019). Calcium in Carbonate Water Facilitates the Transport of U(VI) in Brassica juncea Roots and Enables Root-to-Shoot Translocation. ACS Earth and Space ChemisryAccepted. (https://doi.org/10.1021/acsearthspacechem.9b00171)

Ruiz, O., Thomson, B.M., Cerrato, J.M., Rodriguez-Freire, L. (2019). Groundwater restoration following in-situ recovery (ISR) mining of uranium. Applied Geochemistry, Accepted. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeochem.2019.104418)

Avasarala, S., Torres, C., Ali, A.M., Thomson B.M., Spilde, M.N., Peterson, E.J., Artyushkova, K., Dobrica, E., Lezama-Pacheco, J.S., and Cerrato, J.M., (2019). Effect of bicarbonate and oxidizing conditions on U(IV) and U(VI) reactivity in mineralized deposits of New Mexico. Chemical Geology,524, 345-355. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2019.07.007)

Blake, J.M., Avasarala, S., Ali, A.M., Spilde, M., Lezama-Pacheco, J.S., Latta, D., Artyushkova, K., Ilgen, A., Shuey, C., Nez, C., and Cerrato, J.M., (2019). Reactivity of As and U co-occurring in Mine Wastes in Northeastern Arizona. Chemical Geology,522, 26-37. (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2019.05.024)

Velasco, C.A., Artyushkova, K., Ali, A.S., Osburn, C.L., Gonzalez-Estrella, J., Lezama-Pacheco, J.S., Cabaniss, S.E., and Cerrato, J.M. (2019) “Organic functional group chemistry in mineralized deposits containing U(IV) and U(VI) from the Jackpile Mine in New Mexico,” Environmental Science and Technology, 53, (10), 5758-5767.(https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b00407)

DeVore, C.L., Rodriguez-Freire, L., Ali, A-M.S., Ducheneaux, C., Artyushkova, K., Zhou, Z., Latta, D., Lueth, V.W., Gonzales, M., Lewis, J., and Cerrato, J.M. (2019) "Effect of bicarbonate and phosphate on arsenic release from mining-impacted sediments in the Cheyenne River Watershed, South Dakota, USA", Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, Vol. 21, 456-468. (https://doi.org/10.1039/C8EM00461G)

Zychowski KE, Wheeler A, Sanchez B, Harmon M, Steadman-Tyler CR, Herbert G, Lucas SN, Ali AM, Avasarala S, Kunda N, Robinson P, Muttil P, Cerrato JM, Bleske B, Smirnova O, Campen MJ. (2019) “Toxic effects of particulate matter derived from dust samples near the Dzhidinski ore processing mill, eastern Siberia, Russia.” Cardiovascular Toxicology. (https://doi.org/10.1007/s12012-019-09507-y)

Cerrato, J.M., DeVore, C.L., Velasco, C.A. (2019) “Mine Waste Effects on Water and Soil in Native American Land in Western USA”, In Wiley Encyclopedia of Water: Science, Technology, and Society, Accepted.


Structures

Taha, Mahmoud

Chennareddy, R., Tawheed, A., Kandil, U. F., Elgawady, M., Reda Taha, M. M., “UV-Resistant GFRP Composites Using Carbon Nanotubes”, Construction & Building Materials, Vol. 220, pp. 679-689, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.05.167, 2019.

Anwar, I., Chojnicki, K., Bettin, G., Reda Taha, M., Stormont, J. C. “Characterization of Wellbore Casing Corrosion Product as a Permeable Porous Medium”, Journal of Petroleum Science & Engineering, Vol. 180, pp. 982-993, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.petrol.2019.05.087, 2019.

Mentawy, I., Genedy, M. Chennareddy, R., Reda Taha, M. M., “Polymer Concrete for Bridge Deck Closure Joints in Accelerated Bridge Construction”, Infrastructures, Vol. 4, No. 31, 13 pp., https://www.mdpi.com/2412-3811/4/2/31, 2019.

Fernandez, S. G., Matteo, E. N., Reda Taha, M. M., and Stormont, J. C. “Characterization of wellbore microannuli,” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Vol. 62, pp. 13-25, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2018.12.003, 2019.

Genedy, M., Matteo, E., Stenko, M., Stormont, J., Reda Taha, M. M., “Nanomodified Methyl Methacrylate Polymer for Sealing of Microscale Defects in Wellbore Systems”, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 7, 04019118, https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002754, 2019.

Van de Werken, N., Reese, M. S., Reda Taha, M., Tehrani, M. “Investigating the Effects of Fiber Surface Treatment and Alignment on Mechanical Properties of Recycled Carbon Fiber Composites”, Journal of Composites: Part A: Applied Science & Manufacturing, Vol. 119, pp. 38-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2019.01.012, 2019.

Fernandez, S. G., Matteo, E. N., Reda Taha, M. M., and Stormont, J. C. “Characterization of wellbore microannuli,” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Vol. 62, pp. 13-25, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2018.12.003, Vol. 62, pp. 13-25,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jngse.2018.12.003, 2019.

Aly, S. T., El-Dieb, A. S., and Reda Taha, M. M., “Self-compacting concrete incorporating large ceramic waste powder content as a partial replacement of cement,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 2, https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002588, 2019.

Douba, A. E., Emiroglu, M., Kandil, U. F., and Reda Taha, M. M., “Very ductile polymer concrete using carbon nanotubes,” Construction and Building Materials. Vol. 196, No. 30, pp. 468-477. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.11.021, 2019.


Transportation

Ferenchak, Nicholas

Ferenchak, N.N. and Marshal, W.E. (2019). Advancing healthy cities through safer cycling: An examination of shared lane markings. International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology, (in press).

Nicholas N. Ferenchak and W. Marshall. (2019). Suppressed Child Pedestrian and Bicycle Trips as an Indicator of Safety: Adopting a Proactive Safety Approach in Denver, Colorado. Transportation Research Part A. (Accepted).

W. Marshall and Nicholas N. Ferenchak. (2019). Why are Bike-Friendly Cities Safer for All Road Users? Journal of Transport & Health. (Accepted).

Nicholas N. Ferenchak and W. Marshall. (2019). An Equity Analysis of Proactively- Vs. Reactively-Identified Traffic Safety Issues. Transportation Research Record. (Accepted).


Water Resources

González-Pinzón, Ricardo

González-Pinzón, R. , Dorley, J. , Regier, P. , Fluke, J. , Bicknell, K. , Nichols, J. , Khandelwal, A. , Wolf, E. , Caruana, S. N. and Van Horn, D. J. (2019), Introducing “The Integrator”: A novel technique to monitor environmental flow systems. Limnol Oceanogr Methods. doi:10.1002/lom3.10322, https://aslopubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/lom3.10322


2018

Construction

Bogus, Susan

Jafari, Amirhosein, Valentin, Vanessa, and Bogus, Susan M. (2018) “Identification of Social Sustainability Criteria in Building Energy Retrofit Projects” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, (In Press).


Environmental

Cerrato, Jose

Gayen, P, Spataro, Jason, Avasarala, Sumant, Abdul-Mehdi S., Cerrato, José M., and Chaplin, Brian (2018). Electrocatalytic Reduction of Nitrate using Magnéli Phases TiO2 Reactive Electrochemical Membranes Doped with Pd-based Catalysts. Environmental Science & Technology, 52, 9370-9379. (https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b03038).
AWARDED “Top Technology” paper for 2018: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.9b01539

El Hayek, E., Torres, C., Rodriguez-Freire, L., Blake, J.M., DeVore, C.L., Brearley, A.J., Spilde, M., Cabaniss, S., Ali, A-M.S., and Cerrato, J.M. (2018) “Effect of Calcium on the Bioavailability of Dissolved U(VI) in Plant Roots under Circumneutral pH,” Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 52, 13089-13098. (https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b02724)

Rahman, Asifur, El Hayek, Eliane, Blake, Johanna M., Bixby, Rebecca, Ali, Abdul-Mehdi S., Spilde, Michael, Otieno, Amanda A., Miltenberger, Keely, Ridgeway, Cyrena, Artyushkova, Kateryna, Atudorei, Viorel, and Cerrato, José M., (2018). Metal Reactivity in Laboratory Burned Wood from a Watershed Affected by Wildfires. Environmental Science and Technology, 52, 8115-8123 (https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b00530)

Shaikh, Nabil; Zhang, Huichun; Rasamani, Kowsalya Devi; Artyushkova, Kateryna; Ali, Abdul-Mehdi; Cerrato, José M; (2018) Reaction of Bisphenol A with Synthetic and Commercial MnOx(s): Spectroscopic and Kinetic Study. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts20, 1046-1055. (https://doi.org/10.1039/C8EM00121A)

Zychowski, Katherine E; Kodali, Vamsi; Harmon, Molly; Tyler, Christina; Sanchez, Bethany; Ordonez Suarez, Yoselin; Herbert, Guy; Wheeler, Abigail;  Avasarala, Sumant; Cerrato, José M.; Kunda, Nitesh K.; Muttil, Pavan; Shuey, Chris; Brearley, Adrian; Ali, Abdul-Mehdi; Lin, Yan; Shoeb, Mohammad; Erdely, Aaron; and Campen, Matthew J. (2018) Respirable Uranyl-Vanadate Containing Particulate Matter Derived from a Legacy Uranium Mine Site Exhibits Potentiated Cardiopulmonary Toxicity.Toxicological Sciences, 164, 101-114. (https://academic.oup.com/toxsci/article/164/1/101/4962180)

Lopez Moruno, Francisco; Rubio, Juan E.; Atanassov, Plamen; Cerrato, José M.; Arges, Christopher G.; and Santoro, Carlo (2018) . Microbial desalination cell with sulfonated sodium poly(ether ether ketone) as cation exchange membranes for enhancing power generation and salt reductionBioelectrochemistry, 121, 176-184.(https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bioelechem.2018.02.004)

Lopez Moruno, Francisco, Rubio, Juan E., Santoro, Carlo, Atanassov, Plamen, Cerrato, José M., and Arges, Christopher G., (2018) Investigation of patterned and non-patterned poly(2,6-dimethyl 1,4- phenylene) oxide based anion exchange membranes for enhanced desalination and power generation in a microbial desalination cell. Solid State Ionics, 314, 141-148.    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssi.2017.11.004


Howe, Kerry

Breitner, L.N., Howe, K.J., and Minakata, D. (2018) “Boron Can Be Used to Predict Trace Organic Rejection through Reverse Osmosis Membranes for Portable Reuse”, Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 52, No. 23, pp 13871–13878. (https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b03390)

Ali., A., Howe, K.J., and Blandford, E.D. (2018) “Chemical Head Loss Measurements on Multi-Constituent Debris Beds in Small Scale Experiments,”  Nuclear Technology.  Vol. 204, No. 3, pp. 318-329.  (https://doi.org/10.1080/00295450.2018.1480212)

Minakata, D., Howe, K.J., and Zhang, M. (2018) “Predicting the Partitioning of Organic Compounds through Polymer Materials: Quantum Mechanical Applications,” ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, vol. 144, no. 4. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001361


Geotech/Pavements

Ng, Tang-Tat Percy

Rashidyan, S., Maji, A., and Ng, T.-T. (2018) “Practical Aspects of Nondestructive Induction Field Testing in Determining the Depth of Steel and Reinforced Concrete Foundations,” Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, accept for publication.

Rashidyan, S., Maji, A., and Ng, T.-T. (2018) “Performance of nondestructive Parallel Seismic testing method in determining the depth of shallow foundations,” ASCE, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, accept for publication.

Zhou, W., Wu, W., Ma, G., Ng, T.-T., and Chang, X.L. (2018) “Undrained behavior of binary granular mixtures with different fines contents,” Powder Technology, 340, 139-153.

Zhou, W., Huang, Y., Ng, T.-T. and Ma, G. (2018) “A geometric potential-based contact detection algorithm for egg-shaped particles in discrete element modelling,” Power Technology, 327, 152-162.


Stormont, John

Lampe, B.*, J. C. Stormont, T. Lynn, and S.J. Bauer, (2018) Experimental Investigation of the Influence of Pore Pressure and Porosity on the Deformation of Granular Salt, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Science, Vol.110, p. 291-305.

Mills, M.M.*, J.C. Stormont, and S.J. Bauer, (2018) Micromechanical Processes in Consolidated Granular Salt, Engineering Geology, Vol.239, pp. 206-213. 

Stormont, J.C., Garcia Fernandez, S*., Reda Taha, M., and E.N. Matteo, (2018) Gas flow through cement-casing microannuli under varying stress conditions, Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment. Vol.13 p. 1-13.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gete.2017.12.001

Dewers, T., Eichhubl. P., Ganis, B., Gomez, S., Heath, J., Jammoul, M., Kobos, P., Liu, R., Major, J., Matteo, E., Newell, P., Rinehart, A., Sobolik, S., Stormont, J., Reda Taha, M. M., Wheeler, M., White, D., “Heterogeneity, pore pressure, and injectate chemistry: Control Measures for geologic carbon storage”, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol. 68, 6 pp. 203-2015, 2018.


Structures

Moreu, Fernando

Liu, B.; Ozdagli, A.; Moreu, F. (2018); “Direct reference‐free measurement of displacements for railroad bridge management”; Structural Control and Health Monitoring. https://doi.org/10.1002/stc.2241

Moreu, F., Li, X., Li, S., and Zhang, D. (2018); “Technical Specifications of Structural Health Monitoring for Highway Bridges: New Chinese SHM Code.” Frontiers in Built Environment, March. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fbuil.2018.00010

Ozdagli, A. I., Liu, B., & Moreu, F. (2018). “Measuring Total Transverse Reference-Free Displacements for Condition Assessment of Timber Railroad Bridges: Experimental Validation.” Journal of Structural Engineering, 144(6), 04018047.

Ozdagli, Ali I.; Liu, Bideng; Moreu, F.; (2018); “Low-cost, efficient wireless intelligent sensors (LEWIS) measuring real-time reference-free dynamic displacements.” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing Volume 107, July, Pg. 343–356. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ymssp.2018.01.034


Taha, Mahmoud

Guo, X., Riad, A., Chennareddy, R., Reda Taha, M.M., “Seismic Resistance of GFRP Bolted Joints with Carbon Nanotubes” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 144, No. 11, doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001528, 2018.

Borowski, E., Soliman, E., Khan, A., Reda Taha, M.M. “Stowage and Deployment of a Viscoelastic Orthotropic Carbon Fiber Composite Tape Spring” AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 829-840, doi.org/10.2514/1.A33960, 2018.

Aly, S. T., El-Dieb, A. S., Reda Taha, M.M. “Self-Compacting Concrete Incorporating Large Ceramic Waste Powder Content As A Partial Replacement of Cement” ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering,  Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 426-446, doi.org/10.1520/ACEM20180043, 2018.

Salas, C., Brantley, J., Clark, J., Reda Taha, M.M., Mercer, D. “Damage in a Distal Radius Fracture Model Treated with Locked Volar Plating after Simulated Postoperative Loading”, Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 43, No. 7, pp. 679.e1-679.e6,doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.12.019, 2018.

Genedy, M., Reda Taha, M. M. “Examining Alternative Strengthening Method for RC T-Beams Using CFRP and UHPC”, ACI Special Publication SP-322, Towards Sustainable Infrastructure with Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites, El-Hacha, R., Ed., 10.1-10.14., 2018.

Aly, S. T., El-Dieb, A. S., Reda Taha, M.M., “Ceramic Waste Powder for Eco-Friendly Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC)”, Journal of Advances of Civil Engineering Materials, American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 426-446, doi.org/10.1520/ACEM20180043, 2018.

Garner, A. S., Genedy, M., Kandil, U. F., Reda Taha, M.M., “Controlling off-axis stiffness and stress-relaxation of CFRP using alumina nanoparticles”, Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 52, No. 18, pp. 2483-2491,doi.org/10.1177%2F0021998317748466, 2018.

El-Dieb, A. S., Reda Taha, M.M., Kanann, D. M., Aly, S., “Ceramic Waste Powder from Landfill to Sustainable Concretes”, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Construction Materials, Vol. 171, No. 3, pp. 109-116, doi.org/10.1680/jcoma.17.00019, 2018.

Stormont, J. C., Fernandez, S. G., Reda Taha, M.M., Matteo, E. N. “Gas flow through cement-casing microannuli under varying stress conditions” Journal of Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, Vol. 13, pp. 1-13,doi.org/10.1016/j.gete.2017.12.001, 2018.

Dewers, T., Eichhubl. P., Ganis, B., Gomez, S., Heath, J., Jammoul, M., Kobos, P., Liu, R., Major, J., Matteo, E., Newell, P., Rinehart, A., Sobolik, S., Stormont, J., Reda Taha, M. M., Wheeler, M., White, ., “Heterogeneity, pore pressure, and injectate chemistry: Control Measures for geologic carbon storage”, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol. 68, pp. 203-2015, doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2017.11.014, 2018.


Transportation

Ferenchak, Nicholas

Ferenchak, N.N. and Marshal, W.E. (2018). Spontaneous order of pedestrian and vehicle intersection conflicts in the Indian context. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 55, 451-463.


Water Resources

Gonzalez-Pinzon, Ricardo

Knapp, J.,  González-Pinzón R, Haggerty, R., 2018, The Resazurin-Resorufin System: Insights from a Decade of 'Smart' Tracer Development for Hydrologic Applications. Water Resources Research,https://doi.org/10.1029/2018WR023103.

Riveros-Iregui DA, Covino TP, González-Pinzón R, 2018, The Importance of and Need for Rapid Hydrologic Assessments in Latin America. Hydrological Processes, https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.13163.

Drummond, J. D., Larsen, L. G., González‐Pinzón, R., Packman, A. I., & Harvey, J. W. (2018). Less fine particle retention in a restored versus unrestored urban stream: Balance between hyporheic exchange, resuspension, and immobilization. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 123. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017JG004212


Stone, Mark

Jaramillo, L.V.1 and M.C. Stone. 2018. An Indicator-Based Approach to Assessing Resilience of Socio-Hydrologic Systems in Nepal to Hydropower Development. Journal of Hydrology, 563:1111:1118.

Gregory, A.1, Morrison, R.R.1, and M.C. Stone. 2018. Assessing the Hydrogeomorphic Effects of Environmental Flows using Hydrodynamic Modeling. Environmental Management, 62:352-364.

Benson, M.H, Morrison, R.R.1, Llewellyn, D, and M.C. Stone. 2018. Governing the Rio Grande: Challenges and Opportunities for New Mexico’s Water Supply. Water Governance, 2018:99-114.


2017

Construction

Bogus Halter, Susan

Zhang, Su, Lippitt, Christopher, Bogus, Susan M. (2017) “Pavement Surface Condition Estimation Based on Geospatial Modeling” Annals of GIS, doi: 10.1080/19475683.2017.1325404.
http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/nCheeH9gBtWJfstw5Hhd/full

Zhang, Su, Bogus, Susan M., Lippitt, Christopher D., and Migliaccio, Giovanni C. (2017) “Estimating Location Adjustment Factors for Conceptual Cost Estimating Based on Nighttime Light Satellite Imagery.” ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 143(1), January 2017, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001216.


Environmental

Cerrato, Jose

Avasarala, Sumant, Lichtner, Peter, Ali, Abdul-Mehdi S., González-Pinzón, R., Blake, Johanna M., and Cerrato, José M. (2017) Reactive Transport of U and V from Abandoned Uranium Mine Wastes. Environmental Science and Technology, 51, 12385-1293. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b03823 http://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.7b03823

Ilgen A.G., Kukkadapu R.K., Dunphy D.R., Artyushkova K., Cerrato J.M., Kruichak J.N., Janish M.T., Sun C. J., Argo J. M., and Washington R. E. (2017). Synthesis and characterization of redox-active ferric nontronite.  Chemical Geology, 470, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.07.010

Blake, Johanna, DeVore, Cherie, Avasarala, Sumant, Ali, Abdul-Mehdi, Roldan, Claudia, Bowers, Fenton, Spilde, Michael, Artyushkova, Kateryna, Kirk, Matthew F., Peterson, Eric, Rodríguez-Freire, Lucia, and Cerrato, José M., (2017). Uranium mobility and accumulation along the Rio Paguate, Jackpile Mine in Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts,19, 605-621.  DOI: 10.1039/C6EM00612D. http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2017/em/c6em00612d#!divAbstract

Saup, Casey, Williams, Kenneth, Rodríguez-Freire, Lucia, Cerrato, José M., Johnston, Michael D., and Wilkins, Michael J. (2017). Anoxia stimulates microbially catalyzed metal release from Animas River sediments. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 19, 578-585. DOI: 10.1039/C7EM00036G. 
http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2014/EM/C7EM00036G#!divAbstract 


Howe, Kerry

Santoro, C., Abad, F.B., Serov, A., Kodali, M., Howe, K.J., Soavi, F., and Atanassov, P. (2017) “Supercapacitive Microbial Desalination Cells: New Class of Power Generating Devices for Reduction of Salinity Content,” Applied Energy, Vol. 208, pp. 25-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.10.056

Ali., A., Labrier, D., Howe, K.J., and Blandford, E.D. (2017) “Experimental Study of Aqueous Chemical Trisodium Phosphate-Buffered Environment Under Post-LOCA Conditions With Head Loss Measurements.” ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science. Vol. 3, no. 2. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4034572

Labrier, D., Ali., A., Howe, K.J., and Blandford, E.D. (2017) “Integrated Chemical Effects Head-Loss Experiments Using Multi-Constituent Fibrous Debris Beds.” ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science. Vol. 3, no. 1. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4034569


Geotech/Pavements

Ng, Tang-Tat Percy

Ma, G., Zhang, Y., Zhou, W., Ng, T.-T., Wang, Q. and Chen, X. (2017) “The effect of different fracture mechanisms on impact fragmentation of brittle heterogeneous solid,” International Journal of Impact Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2017.11.016

Rashidyan, S., Ng, T.-T. and Maji, A. (2017) “Estimating the Depth of Concrete Pier Wall Bridge Foundations Using Nondestructive Sonic Echo,” Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 36(56). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10921-017-0433-5.

Ng, T.-T., Zhou, W., and Chang X.-L. (2017) Closure to “Effect of Particle Shape and Fine Content on the Behavior of Binary Mixture.” Journal of Engineering Mechanics ASCE, 143(9), 10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001324.

Ng, T.-T., Zhou, W., Ma, G., and Chang, X.-L. (2017), “Macroscopic and Microscopic Behaviors of Binary Mixtures of Different Particle Shapes and Particle Sizes”, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 135, 74-84, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2017.11.011

Ali, Yousefi; Ng, T.-T. (2017) “Dimensionless input parameters in discrete element modeling and assessment of scaling techniques,” Computers and Geotechniques, 88, 164-173 (dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2017.03.017


Stormont, John

Paneru*, L.P, Bauer, S.J., and Stormont, J.C. (2017) Thermal Properties of Consolidated Granular Salt as a Backfill Material.  Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-017-1353-5.

Douba*, A., M. Genedy*, E. Matteo, U.F. Kandill, J. Stormont and M.M. Reda Taha, (2017) “The significance of nanoparticles on bond strength of polymer concrete to steel.”  International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, Vol 74, pp. 77-85.

Gomez, S.P.*, Sobolik, S.R., Matteo, E.N., Reda Taha, M.M., and Stormont, J.C. (2017) “Investigation of wellbore microannulus permeability under stress via experimental wellbore mock-up and finite element modeling,” Computers and Geotechnics, Vol. 83, pp. 168-177.    

Byrne, C.F.*, Stormont, J.C., and Stone, M.C. (2017), “Soil water balance dynamics on reclaimed mine land in the southwestern United States, Journal of Arid Environments, Vol. 136, pp. 28-37.


Structures

Moreu, Fernando

Moreu, F.; Ayorinde, E.; Mason, J.; Farrar, C.; and Mascarenas, D.D.L. (2017); “Remote Railroad Bridge Structural Tap Testing Using Aerial Robots”; International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41315-017-0041-7

D. D. L. Mascarenas, F. Moreu, P. Cantu, D. Shields, J. Wadden, M. El Hadedy, C. Farrar (2017) “A compliant mechanism for inspecting extremely confined spaces”. Smart Materials and Structures, 26(11), 115028. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-665X/aa9195/meta

Ozdagli, Ali I.; Gomez, Jose A.; Moreu, F.; (2017); “Total reference-free displacements for condition assessment of timber railroad bridges using tilt”; Smart Structures and Systems; Volume 20, Number 5, November; pages 549-562. DOI: 10.12989/sss.2017.20.5.549

Gomez, J. A., Ozdagli, A. I., & Moreu, F. (2017). Reference-free dynamic displacements of railroad bridges using low-cost sensors. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 1045389X17721375.

Ozdagli, A. I., Gomez, J. A., & Moreu, F. (2017). Real-Time Reference-Free Displacement of Railroad Bridges during Train-Crossing Events. Journal of Bridge Engineering22(10), 04017073. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0001113

Hoag, A., Hoult, N., Take, A., Moreu, F., Le, H. and Tolikonda, V. (2017); “Measuring displacements of a railroad bridge using DIC and accelerometers”; Smart Structures and Systems Smart Structures and Systems; Volume 19, Number 2, February 2017. DOI: 10.12989/sss.2017.19.2.225

Moreu, F.; Kim, R. E.; and Spencer, Jr., B. F. (2017); “Railroad Bridge Monitoring Using Wireless Smart Sensors”; Structural Control and Health Monitoring. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001530

Moreu, F., Spencer Jr, B. F., Foutch, D. A., & Scola,S. (2017). Consequence-based management of railroad bridge networks. Structureand Infrastructure Engineering, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2016.1162817

Garg, P., Ozdagli, A., & Moreu, F. (2017). Optimal Bridge Displacement Controlled by Train Speed on Real-Time. In Dynamics of Civil Structures, Volume 2 (pp. 291-299). Springer, Cham.

Vemuganti, S., Ozdagli, A., Liu, B., Bajric, A., Moreu, F., Brake, M. R., & Troyer, K. (2017). Sensing and Rating of Vehicle–Railroad Bridge Collision. In Dynamics of Civil Structures, Volume 2 (pp. 227-234). Springer, Cham


Taha, Mahmoud

Genedy, M., Kandil, U. F., Matteo, E., Stormont, J., Reda Taha, M. M., “A new polymer nanocomposite repair material for restoring wellbore seal integrity”, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol. 58, pp. 290-298, 2017. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750583616306843

Al-Sabagh, A., Taha, E., Kandil, U. F., Awadallah, A. E., Nasr, G., Reda Taha, M.M. “Monitoring moisture damage propagation in GFRP composites using carbon nanoparticles”, Polymers, Vol. 9, No. 94, doi:10.3390/polym9030094, 2017. http://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/9/3/94    

Douba, A., Genedy, M., Matteo, E., Kandil, U. F., Stormont, J., Reda Taha, M.M. “The Significance of Nanoparticles on Bond Strength of Polymer Concrete to Steel”, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, Vol. 74, pp. 77-85, 2017. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143749617300015

Awadallah, A. E., Aboul-Enein, A. A., Kandil, U. F., Reda Taha, M.M. “Facile and large-scale synthesis of high quality few-layered graphene nano-platelets via methane decomposition over unsupported iron family catalysts”, Polymer Chemistry & Physics, Vol. 191, pp. 75-85, 2017. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254058417300330 

Gomez, S., Sobolik, S., Matteo, E., Reda Taha, M. M., Stormont, J., “Investigation of wellbore microannulus permeability under stress via experimental wellbore mock-up and finite element modeling”, Computers and Geotechniques, Vol. 83, pp. 168-177, 2017. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0266352X16302300 

Khan, A., Borowski, E., Soliman, E., Reda Taha, M.M. “Examining Energy Dissipation of Deployable Aerospace Composites Using Matrix Viscoelasticity", ASCE Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 30, No. 5, 2017. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29AS.1943-5525.0000742 

Moon, J., Reda Taha, M.M., Kim, J. J..,“ Flexural Strengthening of RC Slabs Using A Hybrid FRP-UHPC System Including Shear Connector", Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 2017, Article ID 4387545, 7 pp., 2017. https://www.hindawi.com/journals/amse/2017/4387545/ 

Kanann, D. M., Aboubakr, S., H., El-Dieb, A. S., Reda Taha, M.M. “High Performance Concrete Incorporating Ceramic Waste Powder as Large Replacement of Portland Cement”, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 144, pp. 35-41, 2017. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0950061817304919 

Chennareddy, R., Reda Taha, M. M., “Effect of Combining NSM and U-Wrap FRP Strengthening Techniques on Behavior of RC Beams”, ACI Structural Journal, Vol. 114, No. 3, pp: 719-728, 2017. http://www.newswise.com/articles/study-on-the-effect-of-combining-near-surface-mounting-nsm-and-u-wrap-fiber-reinforced-polymer-frp-strengthening-techniques-on-behavior-of-reinforced-concrete-rc-beams 

Douba, A.E., Emiroglu, M., Tarefder, R., Kandil, U. F., Reda Taha, M. M., “Improving fracture toughness of polymer concrete using carbon nanotubes”, Journal of Transportation Research Board (TRB), Vol. 2612, pp. 96–103, 2017. http://amonline.trb.org/63532-trb-1.3393340/t003-1.3409998/ahd40-1.3410002/17-02476-1.3405676/17-02476-1.3410005?qr=1 

Emiroglu, M., Douba, A.E., Tarefder, R., Kandil, U. F., Reda Taha, M. M., “New Polymer Concrete with Superior Ductility and Fracture Toughness Using Alumina Nanoparticle”, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 29, No. 8, 2017. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/%28ASCE%29MT.1943-5533.0001894 

Nehdi, M., El-Dieb, A. S., Reda Taha, M. M. “Recycling Tire Rubber in Cement-Based Materials”, ACI SP-314: Eco-Efficient and Sustainable Concrete Incorporating Recycled Post-Consumer and Industrial Byproducts, Nehdi, N., Ed., 2017.  https://www.concrete.org/publications/internationalconcreteabstractsportal.aspx?m=details&i=51689743   

Soliman, E., Aboubakr, S. H., Reda Taha, M.M., “Estimating Fracture Toughness of C-S-H using Nanoindentation and The Extended Finite Element Method", International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, vol. 9, No.3, pp 154-168, 2017. https://

Genedy, M., Chennareddy, R., Soliman, E., Kandil, U. F., Reda Taha, M.M. “Improving Shear Strength of GFRP Bolted Lap Joints Using Carbon Nanotubes”, Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 36, No. 13, pp. 958-971, 2017. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0731684417697827


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Gonzalez-Pinzon, Ricardo

Pai, H., Malenda, H., Briggs, M., Singha, K., González-Pinzón, R., Gooseff, M., Tyler, S. W. & the AirCTEMPS Team (2017). Potential for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems applications for identifying groundwater-surface water exchange in a meandering river reach. Geophysical Research Letters, 44. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GL075836

Avasarala, Sumant, Lichtner, Peter, Ali, Abdul-Mehdi S., González-Pinzón, R., Blake, Johanna M., and Cerrato, José M. (2017) Reactive Transport of U and V from Abandoned Uranium Mine Wastes. Environmental Science and Technology, Accepted. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b03823 http://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.7b03823

Drummond, J. D., Larsen, L. G., González-Pinzón, R., Packman, A. I. and Harvey, J. W. (2017), Fine particle retention within stream storage areas at baseflow and in response to a storm event. Water Resour. Res., doi:10.1002/2016WR020202

Knapp, J. L.A., González-Pinzón, R., Drummond, J. D., Larsen, L. G., Cirpka, O. A. and Harvey, J. W. (2017), Tracer-based characterization of hyporheic exchange and benthic biolayers in streams. Water Resour. Res.., DOI: 10.1002/2016WR019393., http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2016WR019393/full