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Submissions from 2024

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Towards Sustainability: A New Construction Method for Electrically Heated Rigid Pavement System, Mohamed Abdel-Raheem and Mohammad Anis

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Adsorption Capacity of Filter Geotextile Accompanied with Granular Activated Carbon in Phenol-Contaminated Groundwater, Khatereh Ahmadi, Farhad Qaderi, S. Mustapha Rahmaninezhad, and Reza Shidpour

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Improvement of subgrade California Bearing Ratio (CBR) using recycled concrete aggregate and fly ash, Safkat Tajwar Ahmed, Mozaher Ul Kabir, Chowdhury Zubayer Bin Zahid, Tahsin Tareque, and Seyedali Mirmotalebi

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Distributed Solar Generation: Data Analytics of the Existing Literature for Guiding Future Prospects, Gasser Ali and Islam H. El-adaway

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Agent-Based Modeling For Understanding Incentives Associated With Distributed Solar Generation, Gasser Ali and Islam H. El-Haddad

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Forecasting Future Research Trends in the Construction Engineering and Management Domain Using Machine Learning and Social Network Analysis, Gasser G. Ali, Islam H. El-adaway, Muaz O. Ahmed, Radwa Eissa, Mohamad Abdul Nabi, Tamima Elbashbishy, and Ramy Khalef

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A Review of Electrically Conductive Cement Concrete Pavement for Sustainable Snow-Removal and Deicing: Road Safety in Cold Regions, Mohammad Anis and Mohamed Abdel-Raheem

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Predicting High-Impact Research in the Construction Engineering and Management Domain Using Computational Machine Learning, Islam H. El-adaway, Gasser Ali, Muaz O. Ahmed, Radwa Eissa, Mohamad Abdul Nabi, Tamima Elbashbishy, and Ramy Khalef

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Identifying and Exploring Construction PM Evolution and Research Directions, Jeffrey S. Russell, Islam H. El-adaway, Ramy Khalef, Fareed Salih, and Gasser Ali

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Real-Time Vehicle and Lane Detection using Modified OverFeat CNN: A Comprehensive Study on Robustness and Performance in Autonomous Driving, Monowar Hossain Saika, Sonjoy Paul Avi, Kazi Toriqul Islam, Tanjida Tahmina, Md Shahriar Abdullah, and Touhid Imam

Submissions from 2023

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Mapping Ecotourism Potential in Bangladesh: The Integration of an Analytical Hierarchy Algorithm and Geospatial Data, Muhallil Abtahee, Afra Anika Islam, Md. Nazmul Haque, Hasan Zonaed, Samiha Mahzabin Ritu, S. M. Imdadul Islam, and Atiq Zaman

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Field Application of a High-Power Density Electromagnetic Energy Harvester to Power Wireless Sensors in Transportation Infrastructures, Anil Agrawal, Mohsen Amjadian, Wai Yan Tun, Hani Nassif, and Hongfan Wang

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Assessing the Performance of Bio-Coagulant and Traditional Alum Coagulants in Surface Water Treatment Process, M. S. Alam and S. M. Imdadul Islam

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Vibration Control Using Frictional Tuned Mass Dampers with Stick-Slip Motion, Mohsen Amjadian

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Vibration control of a two-story base-isolated building using a new tuned mass multi-sliding friction damper, Mohsen Amjadian and Syed Muhammad Bilal Haider

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Assessment of the mechanical and durability characteristics of bio-mineralized Bacillus subtilis self-healing concrete blended with hydrated lime and brick powder, Mohd Abu Bakr, Birendra Kumar Singh, Ahmed Farouk Deifalla, Shatrudhan Pandey, Ahmed Hussain, Sahir Sultan Alvi, and S.M. Mozammil Hasnain

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Machine-Learning-Based Model for Hurricane Storm Surge Forecasting in the Lower Laguna Madre, Cesar E. Davila Hernandez, Jungseok Ho, Dong-Chul Kim, and Abdoul Oubeidillah

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Modification of Expansive Clay Behavior by Using of the Filtration Effluent of the Water Treatment Plant, Elaheh Faghih Nasiri, Farhad Qaderi, and S. Mustapha Rahmaninezhad

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Exploring the Role of Perceived Range Anxiety in Adoption Behavior of Plugin Electric Vehicles, Fatemeh Nazari, Abolfazl (Kouros) Mohammadian, and Thomas Stephens

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Behavioral acceptance of automated vehicles: The roles of perceived safety concern and current travel behavior, Fatemeh Nazari, Mohamadhossein Noruzoliaee, and Abolfazl (Kouros) Mohammadian

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Electric Vehicle Adoption Behavior and Vehicle Transaction Decision: Estimating an Integrated Choice Model with Latent Variables on a Retrospective Vehicle Survey, Fatemeh Nazari, Mohamadhossein Noruzoliaee, and Abolfazl (Kouros) Mohammadian

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Privately-Owned versus Shared Automated Vehicle: The Roles of Utilitarian and Hedonic Beliefs, Fatemeh Nazari, Yellitza Soto, and Mohamadhossein Noruzoliaee

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Analytical Method for Predicting Lateral Facing Deflection of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Abutment Walls, Thang Pham, S. Mustapha Rahmaninezhad, Andres Palma, Truc Phan, and Thuy Vu

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Finite element analysis of compaction load to investigate the stress-deformation behavior of soil geosynthetic composite mass: A case study, Truc Phan, Meen-Wah Gui, and Thang Pham

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Initial Investigation of Using Waste Rubber Tires as a Sustainable Material for the Development of Electrically Conductive Rigid Pavements, Islam Radwan and Mohamed Abdel-Raheem

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Machine learning technique for damage detection of rails on steel railroad bridges subjected to moving train load, Md Masnun Rahman, Mohsen Amjadian, Mahesh Pokhrel, and Constantine Tarawneh

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A Framework for the Economic Assessment of a More Sustainable Wastewater Management System, Bibhas B. Tanmoy and Mohamed Abdel-Raheem

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Economic Analysis of the Utilization of a Greywater System in Residential Dwellings, Bibhas B. Tanmoy and Mohamed Abdel-Raheem

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Comprehensive Analysis of the Effects of Superplasticizer Variation on the Workability and Strength of Ready-Mix Concrete, Tahsin Tareque, Fahmid Tousif, Mirza Addaito Billah, Abdullah Al Masum Jabir, and Seyedali Mirmotalebi

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Streamflow Reconstructions Using Tree-Ring-Based Paleo Proxies for the Sava River Basin (Slovenia), Glenn Tootle, Abdoul Oubeidillah, Emily Elliott, Giuseppe Formetta, and Nejc Bezak

Submissions from 2022

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Investigating the Financial Feasibility of Energy-Efficient Appliances Used in Homes, Mohamed Abdel-Raheem, M. Garcia, and M. Pruneda

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Groundwater vulnerability assessment of shallow aquifer in the South Texas sand sheet using a GIS-based DRASTIC model, Syed Istiyak Ahmed, Chu-Lin Cheng, Juan Gonzalez, James Jihoon Kang, Jungseok Ho, and Leslie Soto-Sanchez

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A study on the use of an energy-regenerative tuned mass damper for vibration control and monitoring of base-isolated buildings, Mohsen Amjadian

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Development of An Analytical Method for Design of Electromagnetic Energy Harvesters with Planar Magnetic Arrays, Mohsen Amjadian, Anil K. Agrawal, and Hani H. Nassif

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Initial Investigation of a More Sustainable Method for Constructing Electric Conductive Pavement, Mohammad Anis and Mohamed Abdel-Raheem

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Parameters Affecting Selection of the Mitigation Strategies of Heat Island Effect, Bahareh Bathaei and Mohamed Abdel-Raheem

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Towards a More Sustainable Approach to Evaluate Brownfields, Julio C. Constantino and Mohamed Abdel-Raheem

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Automation and Coupling of Models for Coastal Flood Forecasting in South Texas, Cesar Davila Hernandez, Sara E. Davila, Martin Flores, Jungseok Ho, and Dong-Chul Kim

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Economic Analysis of Water Efficient Appliances and Fixtures in the Residential Sector, M. Garcia, Mohamed Abdel-Raheem, and B. Hernandez

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Collaborative Environmental Approach for Development of the Lower Laguna Madre Estuary Program Strategic Plan in South Texas, Javier Guerrero, Ahmed Mahmoud, Taufiqul Alam, Augusto Sanchez, Kim D. Jones, and Andrew Ernest

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Mechanical Responses of Soil-Geosynthetic Composite (SGC) Mass under Failure Load, Meen-Wah Gui, Truc Phan, and Thang Pham

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Moisture dependence of electrical resistivity in under-percolated cement-based composites with multi-walled carbon nanotubes, Geuntae Hong, Seongcheol Choi, Doo-Yeol Yoo, Taekgeun Oh, Yooseob Song, and Jung Heum Yeon

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Electrical Properties of Conductive Concrete Containing Graphite, K. I. M. Iqbal, Paul Y. Choi, Nazmul Islam, and Philip Park

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A Multiple Linear Regression (MLR) Model for the Application of Electrical Vehicles in the United States, Linda Navarro and Bahareh Bathaei

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Predicting Tensile Strength for Prestressed Reinforced Concrete-Driven Piles, Thuyet N. Nguyen, Thang Pham, Thuy Vu, Adnan A. Malik, and Duc N. Dinh

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One-to-many matching and section-based formulation of autonomous ridesharing equilibrium, Mohamadhossein Noruzoliaee and Bo Zou

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One-to-many matching and section-based formulation of autonomous ridesharing equilibrium, Mohamadhossein Noruzoliaee and Bo Zou

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Concentration of fecal coliforms in marine waters using satellite images in the vicinity of Pucusana. Bay, Peru., Y A. Palma-Gongora, F V. Zuta-Medina, and Luis Angel Gomez-Cunya

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Investigating Lateral Displacement of Pile Groups under Construction Loads and Excavation—A Case Study, Thang Pham, Andres Palma, Thuyet Nguyen, and Thuy Vu

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Geospatial analysis of impact on evacuation routes and urban areas in South Texas due to flood events, Layda B. Spor Leal, Jungseok Ho, and Sara E. Davila

Submissions from 2021

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Assessing the Impact of the Lead/Lag Times on the Project Duration Estimates in Highway Construction, Mohamed Abdel-Raheem, Jennifer Reyes, Xiaohui Wang, and Grecia Silva Sanchez

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Energy Harvesting for Self-Powered Sensors for Smart Transportation Infrastructures, Anil K. Agrawal, Mohsen Amjadian, and Hani Nassif

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Feasibility of using a high-power electromagnetic energy harvester to power structural health monitoring sensors and systems in transportation infrastructures, Mohsen Amjadian, Anil K. Agrawal, and Hani Nassif

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Campus Carbon Footprint Study at a South Texas University, Monica Garcia, Christian Florez, Diego Lopez, Jongmin Kim, and Maysam Pournik

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Kinetics and thermodynamics of thermal inactivation for recombinant Escherichia coli cellulases, cel12B, cel8C, and polygalacturonase, peh28; biocatalysts for biofuel precursor production, Eman Ibrahim, Ahmed Mahmoud, Kim D. Jones, Keith E. Taylor, Ebtesam N. Hosseney, Patrick L. Mills, and Jean M. Escudero

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Development of a Cyberinfrastructure for Assessment of the Lower Rio Grande Valley North and Central Watersheds Characteristics, Linda Navarro, Ahmed Mahmoud, Andrew Ernest, Abdoul Oubeidillah, Jessica Johnstone, Ivan Rene Santos Chavez, and Christopher Fuller

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Modeling Triaxial Testing with Flexible Membrane to Investigate Effects of Particle Size on Strength and Strain Properties of Cohesionless Soil, Thang Pham, Md. Wasif Zaman, and Thuy Vu

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Numerical Simulation of Compaction Load on Stress-Deformation Behavior of Soil Geosynthetic Composite Mass, Truc Phan, Meen W. Gui, and Thang Pham

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Constitutive modeling and numerical simulations for dynamic strain aging in MMFX steel at elevated temperatures, Yooseob Song, Jaeheum Yeon, and George Z. Voyiadjis

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A Magneto-Mechanical Piezoelectric Energy Harvester Designed to Scavenge AC Magnetic Field from Thermal Power Plant with Power-Line Cables, Quan Wang, Kyung-Bum Kim, Sang-Bum Woo, Yooseob Song, and Tae-Hyun Sang

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A Flexible Piezoelectric Energy Harvester-Based Single-Layer WS2 Nanometer 2D Material for Self-Powered Sensors, Quan Wang, Kyung-Bum Kim, Sang Bum Woo, Yooseob Song, and Tae Hyun Sung

Submissions from 2020

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South Texas coastal area storm surge model development and improvement, Sara E. Davila, Cesar Davila Hernandez, Martin Flores, and Jungseok Ho

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Mitigation Localized Flooding - Development of a Green Infrastructure Master Plan in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Andrew Ernest, Javier Guerrero, Ahmed Mahmoud, Roxana Tello, Jose Figueroa, and Jorge Hernandez

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Decision-Support System for LID Footprint Planning and Urban Runoff Mitigation in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, Javier Guerrero, Taufiqul Alam, Ahmed Mahmoud, Kim D. Jones, and Andrew Ernest

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Water Quality Improvement and Pollutant Removal by Two Regional Detention Facilities with Constructed Wetlands in South Texas, Javier Guerrero, Ahmed Mahmoud, Taufiqul Alam, Muhammed A. Chowdhury, Adeniyi Adetayo, Andrew Ernest, and Kim D. Jones

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Impacts of Compaction Load and Procedure on Stress-Deformation Behaviors of a Soil Geosynthetic Composite (SGC) Mass—A Case Study, Meenwah Gui, Truc Phan, and Thang Pham

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The Search for Internal Stability in Reinforced Soil, Peter Hoffman and Thang Pham

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Mechanism of Organic Odor Generation from Thermophilically Digested Biosolids, Jong-min Kim

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River & Estuary Observation Network: Refinement of Stage Height Sensor Subsystem for Low Cost and High Reliability, W. D. Kirkey, C. B. Fuller, P. O'Brien, P. J. Kirkey, Ahmed Mahmoud, Andrew Ernest, and Javier Guerrero

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0-7030: Synthesis of Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) for Applications in Texas, Philip Park, Robert Jones, Lucas Castillo, Marie Vallangca, and Franher Cantu

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Lateral Movement of Pile Group Due to Excavation and Construction Loads (Case Study), Thang Pham, Thuyet Ngoc Nguyen, and Hung Huy Tran

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Investigation of the Hall-Petch Relationship Using Strain Gradient Plasticity Model for Finite Deformation Framework, Yooseob Song

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Constitutive Models for Dynamic Strain Aging in Metals: Strain Rate and Temperature Dependences on the Flow Stress, Yooseob Song, Daniel Garcia-Gonzalez, and Alexis Rusinek

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Theoretical Study for Dynamic Strain Aging in Niobium: Effect of Temperature and Strain Rate on the Flow Stress, Yooseob Song and William Peterson

Submissions from 2019

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A Comparison of Three Types of Permeable Pavements for Urban Runoff Mitigation in the Semi-Arid South Texas, U.S.A, Taufiqul Alam, Ahmed Mahmoud, Kim D. Jones, Juan Cesar Bezares-Cruz, and Javier Guerrero

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WinSLAMM Simulation of Hydrologic Performance of Permeable Pavements—A Case Study in the Semi-Arid Lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, United States, Taufiqul Alam, Ahmed Mahmoud, Kim D. Jones, Juan Cesar Bezares-Cruz, and Javier Guerrero

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Tree-Ring Reconstructions of Streamflow for the Tennessee Valley, SallyRose Anderson, Ross Ogle, Glenn Tootle, and Abdoul Oubeidillah

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Incorporating Antecedent Soil Moisture into Streamflow Forecasting, Abdoul Oubeidillah, Glenn Tootle, and Thomas Piechota

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Numerical Simulations of the Hall–Petch Relationship in Aluminium Using Gradient-Enhanced Plasticity Model, Yooseob Song, Jaeheum Yeon, and Byoungjoon Na

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A physically based constitutive model for dynamic strain aging in Inconel 718 alloy at a wide range of temperatures and strain rates, George Z. Voyiadjis and Yooseob Song

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Effects of Epoxy Adhesive Layer Thickness on Bond Strength of Joints in Concrete Structures, Jaeheum Yeon, Yooseob Song, Kwan Kyu Kim, and Julian Kang

Submissions from 2018

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Value Engineering and Its Applications in Civil Engineering, Mohamed Abdel-Raheem, Victoria Burbach, Ahmed Abdelhameed, Grecia Silva Sanchez, and Linda Navarro

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A Framework for Assessing the Economic Feasibility of LEED for Homes Guidelines for Water Efficiency, Mohamed Abdel-Raheem and Jennifer Lima

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Initial investigation of generating electricity from concrete, Mohamed Abdel-Raheem and Ofsman Quintana

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Construction methods used for controlling temperature in mass concrete structures, Mohamed Abdel-Raheem, Ofsman Quintana, Melissa Morales, Yahaira Marroquin-Villa, Dalinda Ramos, and Sylvia Hernandez

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Laguna Madre Estuary Program Environmental Strategic Plan - Final Report, Kim D. Jones, Lucy Camacho, T. Sinha, Omar Al-Qudah, Hudson R. DeYoe, Augusto Sanchez Gonzalez, Jungseok Ho, and Javier Guerrero

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A Two-Dimensional Finite Element Model Of The Grain Boundary Based On Thermo-Mechanical Strain Gradient Plasticity, Yooseob Song and George Z. Voyiadjis

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Probabilistic analysis and resistance factor calibration for deep foundation design using Monte Carlo simulation, Thuy Vu, Erik Loehr, and Douglas Smith

Submissions from 2017

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Development of Disaster Management in Turkey: from 1999 Kocaeli Earthquake to 2011 Van Earthquake, Mert Tolon and Kağan Cenk Mızrak

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An Expert System for Local Flood Response Coordination and Training, Xiaoyin Zhang, Gary Moynihan, Andrew Ernest, and Joseph Gutenson

Submissions from 2016

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Factors Affecting Social Sustainability in Highway Projects in Missouri, Mohamed Abdel-Raheem and Charles Ramsbottom

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Numerical Model Water Quality for Hidalgo County, Texas; Main Drainage System, Jose Orvyl Gonzalez, Grimaldo Carrillo, and Jungseok Ho

Submissions from 2015

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A Direct Demand Model of Departure Time and Mode for Intercity Passenger Trips, Fatemeh Nazari, Seyedehsan Seyedabrishami, and Amir Reza Mamdoohi

Submissions from 2014

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Increasing the durability of piezoelectric impact-based micro wind generator in real application, Hyun Jun Jung, Yooseob Song, Seong Kwang Hong, Chan Ho Yang, Sung Joo Hwang, and Tae Hyun Sung

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Suppression of Soil Dilation—A Reinforcing Mechanism of Soil-Geosynthetic Composites, Jonathan T. H. Wu, Kuo-Hsin Yang, Suliman Mohamed, Thang Pham, and Rong-Her Chen

Submissions from 2013

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Accuracy Analysis of Parallel Method based on Non-overlapping Domain Decomposition Method, Moonho Tak, Yooseob Song, Hye-Kwan Jeon, and Taehyo Park

Submissions from 2012

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Discrete phase modeling study for particle motion in storm water retention, Jungseok Ho and Wonil Kim

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A generic soil-geosynthetic composite test, Jonathan Wu, Michael Adams, Thang Pham, San Lee, and Christina Ma

Submissions from 2011

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Required minimum reinforcement stiffness and strength in geosynthetic-reinforced soil (GRS) walls and abutments, Jonathan Wu, Christina Ma, Thang Pham, and Michael Adams

Submissions from 2010

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An analytical model for calculating lateral movement of a geosynthetic-reinforced soil (GRS) wall with modular block facing, Jonathan Wu and Thang Pham