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Representative Publications

CEE  PUBLICATIONS – 2014

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. Frias, C. E., Mendoza, A., Abad, J. D., Paredes, J., Ortals, C., Montoro, H. “Morphodynamic stages of the anabranching in the upper Amazon River basin”, Water Resources Research, 10.1002/2014WR015836, AGU. 
  2. Gutierrez, R., Abad, J. D., Choi, M., Montoro, H. (2014) “On the morphodynamics of free meanders confluences at the Upper Amazon Basin”, Geomorphology, 220: 1-14. 
  3. Gutierrez, R., Abad, J. D., (2014) “On the analysis of the medium term planform dynamics of meandering rivers”, Water Resources Research, AGU, 50, doi:10.1002/2012WR013358. 
  4. Motta, D., Langendoen, E. J., Abad, J. D., Garcia, M. H. (2014) “Meander migration in horizontally and vertically heterogeneous floodplains: how and why bank mass failure process matter”, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, AGU, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JF002952. 
  5. El Kadi Abderrezzak, K., Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. (2014) “Moveable-bed models”, Journal of Hydro-Environment Research, 8 (2): 75-76. 
  6. Latrubesse, E., Wilkinson, J., Abad, J. D. (2014) “Large rivers and megafans”. Sedimentary Geology, 301: 91-92. 
  7. Brantley, S. L., Yoxtheimer, D., Arjmand, S., Grieve, P., Vidic, R., Abad, J. D., Simon, C., Pollak, J. (2014) “Using publicly available data to assess water resource impacts during unconventional shale gas development: the Pennsylvania experience”, Journal of Coal Geology, 10.1016/j.coal.2013.12.017. 
  8. Amit Vikram, Daniel Lipus, and Kyle Bibby. Produced Water Exposure Alters Bacterial Response to Biocides. Environmental Science and Technology. 2014, 48 (21), pp 13001–13009.
  9. Elyse Stachler and Kyle Bibby. Metagenomic Evaluation of the Highly Abundant Human Gut Bacteriophage CrAssphage for Source Tracking of Human Fecal Pollution. Environmental Science and Technology Letters. 2014. 1(10) 405-409.
  10. Julianne L. Baron, Amit Vikram, Scott Duda, Janet E. Stout, Kyle Bibby. Shift in the Microbial Ecology of a Hospital Hot Water System Following the Introduction of an On-Site Monochloramine Disinfection System. PLoS ONE. 2014 9(7): e102679.
  11. Aaron Prussin II, Linsey Marr, Kyle Bibby. Challenges of studying viral aerosol metagenomics and communities in comparison with bacterial and fungal aerosols. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 2014. 357: 1–9.
  12. Naomichi Yamamoto and Kyle Bibby. Clustering of Fungal Community Internal Transcribed Spacer Sequence Data Obscures Taxonomic Diversity. Environmental Microbiology. 2014. 16: 2491–2500.
  13. Kyle Bibby. Improved Bacteriophage Genome Data is Necessary for Integrating Viral and Bacterial Ecology. Microbial Ecology. 67 (2) 242-244. 2014.
  14. Arvind Murali-Mohan, Daniel Lipus, Kyle Bibby, Kelvin Gregory. The Functional Potential of Microbial Communities in Hydraulic Fracturing Source Water and Produced Water from Natural Gas Extraction Characterized by Metagenomic Sequencing. PLoS ONE. 2014. 9 (10), e107682.
  15. Lance N. Larson, Javier Sánchez-España, Bradley Kaley, Yizhi Sheng, Kyle Bibby, and William D. Burgos. Thermodynamic Controls on the Kinetics of Microbial Low-pH Fe(II) Oxidation. Environmental Science and Technology. 2014, 48 (16), 9246–9254.
  16. Misty Good, Chhinder Sodhi, John Ozolek, Rachael Buck, Karen Goehring, Debra Thomas, Amit Vikram, Kyle Bibby, Michael Morowitz, Brian Firek, Peng Lu, and David Hackam. Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001 decreases the severity of necrotizing enterocolitis in neonatal mice and preterm piglets: evidence in mice for a role of TLR9. American Journal of Physiology: Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 2014. 306 (11) G1021-G1032.
  17. Naomichi Yamamoto, Karen Dannemiller, Kyle Bibby, Jordan Peccia. Identification accuracy and diversity reproducibility associated with ITS-based fungal taxonomic library preparation. Environmental Microbiology. 2014. 16:2764-2776.
  18. Karen C. Dannemiller, Darryl Reeves, Kyle Bibby, Naomichi Yamamoto, Jordan Peccia. Fungal High-throughput Taxonomic Identification tool for use with Next-Generation Sequencing (FHiTINGS). Journal of Basic Microbiology. 2014. 54, 314-312.
  19. Collinge, W.O., Landis, A.E., Jones, A.K., Schaefer, L.A., Bilec, M.M. (2014).  “Productivity metrics in dynamic LCA for whole buildings: using a post-occupancy evaluation to evaluate energy and indoor environmental quality tradeoffs.” Building and Environment.82, December 2014, 339-348
  20. Thiel, C.L., Needy, K.L., Ries, R.J., Hupp, D., Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Building Design and Performance: A Comparative Longitudinal Assessment of a Children's Hospital.” Building and the Environment. 78, August 2014, 130–136.  
  21. Dale, A.T., Bilec, M.M. (2014),” The Regional Energy & Water Supply Scenarios (REWSS) Model, Part I: Framework, Procedure, and Validation.”  Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 7, September 2014, 227-236. 
  22. Dale, A.T., Bilec, M.M. (2014),” The Regional Energy & Water Supply Scenarios (REWSS) Model, Part II: Case Studies in Pennsylvania and Arizona.” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 7, September 2014, 237-246. 
  23. Banawi, A.A., Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Applying Lean, Green, and Six-Sigma Framework to Improve Exterior Construction Process in Saudi Arabia.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Project Management. 4(2), 12-22.
  24. Banawi, A.A., Bilec, M.M. (2014).  “A Framework to Improve Construction Processes: Integrating Lean, Green, and Six-Sigma.” International Journal of Construction Management, 14(1), 58-71. 
  25. M. Wang and J.C. Brigham (2014), “A Computational Nondestructive Evaluation Algorithm Combining Self-Evolving Parameterization and Multi-Objective Optimization for Quantitative Damage Characterization,” Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 33, 4, December, 547-561. 

  26. J. Wu, K.G. Brigham, M.A. Simon, and J.C. Brigham (2014), “An Implementation of Independent Component Analysis for 3D Statistical Shape Analysis,” Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, 13, September, 345-356. 

  27. F. Li, J-A Wang, and J.C. Brigham (2014), “Inverse Calculation of In Situ Stress in Rock Mass Using the Surrogate-Model Accelerated Random Search Algorithm,” Computers and Geotechnics, 61, September, 24-32. 

  28. M. Wang and J.C. Brigham, (2014) Invited Paper: “Assessment of Multi-Objective Optimization for Nondestructive Evaluation of Damage in Structural Components,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 25, 9, June, 1082-1096.
  29. Budny, D.D., Paul, C., Newborg, B., “Involving Parents at Step One in the Freshman Engineering Experience”, International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy, iJEP, Special Issue: TaT'2013, Vol. 4, No. 2, March 2014.
  30. Zhang X, Bunger AP, Jeffrey RG. 2014. Interactions of two ascending dikes propagating from a single source region. Journal of Geophysical Research, 119(11): 8047-8063.
  31. Franconi NG, Bunger AP, Sejdic E, Mickle M. 2014. Wireless Communication in Oil and Gas Wells. Energy Technology, 2: 996-1005.
  32. Kovalyshen Y, Bunger AP, Kear J, Kasperczyk D. 2014. Comparison between ultrasonic and photometric methods for hydraulic fracture laboratory monitoring. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 70: 368-374.
  33. Bunger AP, Sarout J, Kear J, Delle Piane C, Detournay E, Josh M, Dewhurst DN. 2014. Experimental chemoporoelastic characterization of shale using millimeter-scale specimens. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 118:40-51.
  34. Bunger AP, Jeffrey RG, Zhang X. 2014. Constraints on Simultaneous Growth of Hydraulic Fractures from Multiple Perforation Clusters in Horizontal Wells. SPE Journal, 19(4): 608-620.
  35. Bibby, K., Casson, L.W., Stachler, E., and Haas, C.N., “Ebola Virus Persistence in the Environment: State of the Knowledge and Research Needs”, ES&T Letters, DOI:10.1021/ez5003715, December 9, 2014.
  36. Hunter, G., L., Whibty, E., Lawal, O., Kershner, K., Muller, J., Kaupenjohann, T., DaCruz, P. and Casson, L., “Bright Future: Maintaining Wastewater UV Systems to Ensure Compliance.”, Water Environment and Technology, Volume 26, Number 5, May 2014.
  37. Xu, Q. Harries, K.A., Li, X, Lui, Q and Gottron, J. (2014) Mechanical properties of structural bamboo following immersion in water, Engineering Structures Vol 81, No. 15, pp 230-239. 
  38. Harries, K.A., Sweriduk, M. and Warren, D. (2014) Performance Of Spray-Applied Epoxy Pipe Lining System Subject to Infiltration, Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, Vol. 43, July 2014, pp 389-397. 
  39. Gottron, J. Harries, K. and Xu, Q. (2014) Creep Behaviour of Bamboo, Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 66, pp 79–88.
  40. Eljadei, A., Harries, K.A. (2014) Design of Coupled Wall Structures as Evolving Structural Systems, Engineering Structures, Vol. 73 (2014), pp 100-113. 
  41. Cardoso, D., Harries, K.A. and Batista, E. (2014) Closed-Form Equations for Local Buckling of Pultruded Thin-Walled Sections, Thin-walled Structures, Vol. 79, June 2014, pp 16-22. 
  42. Shahrooz, B.M., Reis, J.M., Wells, E.L, Miller, R.A., Harries, K.A. and Russell, H.G.(2014) Flexural Members with High-Strength Reinforcement – Behavior and Code Implications, ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 19, No. 5 (May 2014) 
  43. Kasan, J.L., Harries, K.A., Miller, R.A. and Brinkman, R. (2014) Limits of Application of Externally-Bonded CFRP Repairs for Prestressed Concrete Girders, ASCE Journal of Composites for Construction. Vol. 18, SPECIAL ISSUE: 10th Anniversary of IIFC.
  44. Wang, W., Dai, J-G., Harries, K.A., and Zhang, L. 2014. Prediction of Prestress Losses in RC Beams Externally Strengthened with Prestressed FRP Sheets/Plates, Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 33, No. 8, pp 699-713.  
  45. Kasan, J.L., Harries, K.A., Miller, R.A. and Brinkman, R. 2014 Repair of Prestressed Concrete Girders Combining Internal Strand Splicing and Externally-Bonded CFRP Techniques, ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering  Vol.19, No. 2, pp 200-209. 
  46. Cardoso, D., Harries, K.A. and Batista, E. 2014 Compressive Strength Equation for GFRP Square Tube Columns, Composites Part B: Engineering Vol 59 (2014) pp 1-11. 
  47. Zaimes, G.G. and Khanna, V. Assessing the critical role of ecological goods and services in microalgal biofuel life cycles, RSC Advances, 2014, 4 (85), 44980 – 44990. 
  48. Chopra, S.S. and Khanna, V.  Understanding resilience in industrial symbiosis networks: Insights from network analysis, Journal of Environmental Management, 141 (2014): 86-94. 
  49. Zaimes, G.G. and Khanna, V.  The role of allocation and coproducts in environmental evaluation of microalgal biofuels: How important?, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 7 (2014): 247-256. 
  50. Vendries, J.A., Hawkins, T.R., Marriott, J., Matthews, H.S., and Khanna, V., Disaggregating the power generation sector for input-output life-cycle assessment, Journal of Industrial Ecology, 2014, DOI: 10.1111/jiec.12207.
  51. Soratana, K. Hardin, C.L., Zaimes, G.G., Rasutis, D., Antaya, C.L., Khanna, V., Landis, A.E. The Role of Sustainability and Life Cycle Thinking in U.S. Biofuels Policies, Energy Policy, 2014, 75, 316-226.
  52. Wang, S., and X. Liang, A Parameter Estimation Framework for Multiscale Kalman Smoother Algorithm in Precipitation Data Fusion, Water Resour. Res., 50, 8675-8693, doi:10.1002/2013WR014942, 2014.
  53. Navarro, M., T.W. Davis, G. Villalba, Y. Li, X. Zhong, N. Erratt, X. Liang, and Y. Liang, Towards long-term multi-hop WSN deployments for environmental monitoring: An experimental network evaluation, J. Sens. Actuator Netw., 4, 297-330, doi:10.3390/jsan3040297, 2014.
  54. Yaneng Zhou and Jeen‐Shang Lin, “Modeling the ductile–brittle failure mode transition in rock Cutting,” Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 127, 135‐147, 2014.
  55. Pradeep L Menezes, Michael R Lovell, Ilya V Avdeev, Jeen‐Shang Lin, C Fred Higgs III,“ Studies on the formation of discontinuous chips during rock cutting using an explicit finite element model,” The International Journal of Advanced manufacturing Technology(70)635‐648, 2014.
  56. Bobak Karimi, Nadine McQuarrie, Jeen-Shang Lin, William Harbert, “Determining the geometry of the North Anatolian Fault East of the Marmara Sea through integrated stress modeling and remote sensing techniques,” Tectonophysics, 623, 14–22, 2014
  57. Gulizzi, V., Rizzo, P., and Milazzo, A. (2014) “Electromechanical Impedance Method for the Health Monitoring of Bonded Joints: Numerical Modelling and Experimental Validation.,” Structural Durability and Health Monitoring, 10(1), 19-54. 
  58. Rizzo, P., Ni, X., Nassiri, S., and Vandenbossche, J. (2014). “Solitary wave based sensor to monitor the setting of fresh concrete,” Sensors, section Physical Sensors. Special issue: Novel Sensors for Non-Destructive Testing and Structural Health Monitoring, 14, 12568-12584; doi:10.3390/s140712568.
  59. Li, K., Rizzo, P., and Ni, X. (2014) “Alternative Designs of Acoustic Lenses based on Nonlinear Solitary Waves,” ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 81(7), 071011 (Apr 25, 2014), doi: 10.1115/1.4027327.
  60. Bagheri, A., Persano Adorno, D., Rizzo, P., Barraco, R., and Bellomonte, L. (2014). “Empirical Mode Decomposition and Neural Network for the Classification of Electroretinographic Data,” Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 52(7), 619-628.
  61. Zhu, X., and Rizzo, P. (2014). “Sensors Array for the Health Monitoring of Truss Structures by means of Guided Ultrasonic Waves”, Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, 4(3), pp 221-234, doi: 10.1007/s13349-014-0078-3.
  62. Chen, S., Cerda, F., Rizzo, P., Bielak, J., Garrett, J., and Kovačević, J. (2014). “Semi-supervised multiresolution classification using adaptive graph filtering with application to indirect bridge structural health monitoring”. IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 62(11), 2879-2893.
  63. Cerda, F., Chen, S., Bielak, J., Garrett, J., Rizzo, P. and Kovačević, J. (2014). “Indirect Structural Health Monitoring of a Simplified Laboratory-scale Bridge Model”. Smart Structures and Systems (Special Issue: Challenge on bridge health monitoring utilizing vehicle-induced vibrations), 13(5), 849-868.   DOI: 10.12989/sss.2014.13.5.849.
  64. Bagheri, A., Pistone, E., and Rizzo, P. (2014). “Guided ultrasonic wave imaging for immersed plates based on wavelet transform and probabilistic analysis,” Research on Nondestructive Evaluation, 25, 1-19.
  65. Baron JL, Vikram A, Duda S, Stout JE, Bibby K (2014) Shift in the Microbial Ecology of a Hospital Hot Water System following the Introduction of an On-Site Monochloramine Disinfection System. 2014. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102679. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102679
  66. Baron JL, Peters T, Shafer R, MacMurray B, and JE Stout. (2014). Field Evaluation of a New Point-of-Use Faucet Filter for Preventing Exposure to Legionella and Other Waterborne Pathogens in Healthcare Facilities. American Journal of Infection Control 2014: 42; 1193-6. 
  67. Duda S, Kandiah S, Stout JE, Baron JL, Yassin M, Fabrizio M, Ferrelli J, Wagener MM, Hariri R, Goepfert J, Bond J, Hannigan J, and D Rogers. (2014). Evaluation of a new monochloramine generation system for controlling Legionella in building hot water systems. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Vol. 35, No. 11 (November 2014), 1356-1363.
  68. Pierre D, Stout JE, Yu VL. Editorial Commentary: risk assessment and prediction for health care-associated Legionnaires’ disease: percent distal site positivity as a cut-point. Am J Infect Control. 2014:42(11);1248-50.
  69. Wang, Z., Liu, S., Vallejo, L., and Wang, L. (2014). Numerical analysis of the causes of face slab cracks in Gongboxia rockfill dam. Engineering Geology, Vol. 181, pp. 224-232
  70. Mu, F. and J.M. Vandenbossche, “Mode I Interface Fracture Property Between a Portland Cement Concrete Overlay and Aged Asphalt,” American Concrete Institute SP-300, ISBN-13: 978-1-942727-05-7: 2.1-2.16, 2014. 
  71. Nassiri, S. and  J.M. Vandenbossche, "A Methodology for Identifying Zero-Stress Time for Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board 2441:62-71, 2014.  
  72. Vandenbossche, J.M., M. Barman, J. Kremm-Nolan, "Surface Texture Measurements of a Fractured Surface to Determine the Joint Spring Stiffness in a Finite Element Model," Transportation Research Record: Journal of Transportation Research Board, 2441: 13-19, 2014.  
  73. Rizzo, P., X. Ni, S. Nassiri and J.M. Vandenbossche, “A Solitary Wave-Based Sensor to Monitor the Setting of Fresh Concrete,” Sensors, 14(7), 12568-12584; doi:10.3390/s140712568, 2014.
  74. Liu, W., Chien, S.H., Dzombak, D.A. and Vidic, R.D. “Scaling control for heat exchangers in recirculating cooling systems using tertiary-treated municipal wastewater”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 53, 16366-16373, 2014.
  75. He, C., Zhang, T., Zheng, X., Li, Y. and Vidic, R.D. "Management of Marcellus Shale produced water in Pennsylvania: A review of current strategies and perspectives" Energy Technology, 2, 968-976, 2014.
  76. Theregowda, R., Vidic, R.D., Dzombak, D.A. and Landis, A. E. “Life cycle impact analysis of Tertiary Treatment alternatives to treat secondary municipal wastewater for reuse in cooling systems” Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, DOI: 10.1002/ep.11938, 2014.
  77. Choudhury, M.R., Vidic, R.D., Dzombak, D.A. “Inhibition of Copper Corrosion by Tolyltriazole in Cooling Systems Using Treated Municipal Wastewater as Makeup Water” Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 39, 7741-7749, 2014.
  78. Zhang, T., Gregory, K.B., Hammack, R. and Vidic, R.D. “Co-Precipitation of Radium with Barium and Strontium Sulfate and its Impact on the Fate of Radium in Treatment Facilities for Produced Water from Unconventional Gas Extraction” Environmental Science & Technology, 48:8, 4596-4603, 2014. 
  79. Safari, I., Hsieh, M-K., Chien, S-H., Walker, M., Dzombak, D., Vidic, R.D., Abbasian, J. “Effect of CO2 Stripping on pH in Open-Recirculating Cooling Water Systems” accepted for publication in Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy, 33(1), 275-282, 2014.
  80. He, C., Wang, X., Barbot, E. and Vidic, R.D. “Membrane Filtration of Marcellus Shale Flowback Water” Journal of Membrane Science, 462, 88-05, 2014.
  81. Chien, S.H., Liu, W., Dzombak, D.A. and Vidic, R.D. “Impact of tertiary treatment processes on the effectiveness of chloramination for biological growth control in recirculating cooling systems using treated municipal wastewater” Journal of Environmental Engineering, 140:2, 04013003-1-8, 2014.
  82. Brantley, S.L., Yoxtheimer, D., Arjmand, S., Grieve, P., Vidic, R.D., Pollak, J., Llewellyn, G., Abad, J., and Simon, C. “Water resource impacts during unconventional shale gas development: the Pennsylvania experience” International Journal of Coal Geology, 126, 14-156, 2014.
  83. M.J. Kwon, N. Wei, K Millerick, J Popovic, KT Finneran, “Clostridium geopurificans Strain MJ1 sp. nov., A Strictly Anaerobic Bacterium that Grows via Fermentation and Reduces the Cyclic Nitramine Explosive Hexahydro-1, 3, 5-Trinitro-1, 3, 5-Triazine (RDX)”, Current Microbiology 68 (6), 2014.
  84. K.M. Reinauer, J. Popovic, C.D. Weber, K. Millerick, M.J. Kwon, N. Wei, Y. Zhang, K.T. Finneran, “Hydrogenophaga carboriunda sp. nov., a Tertiary Butyl Alcohol-Oxidizing, Psychrotolerant Aerobe Derived from Granular-Activated Carbon (GAC)”, Current Microbiology 68 (4), 2104.
  85. Pan, C., and Yu, Q. (2014). “Inclusion problem of a two-dimensional finite domain: The shape effect of matrix.” Mechanics of Materials, 77, 86-97.
  86. Pan, C., and Yu, Q. (2014). “Disturbed elastic fields in a circular 2D finite domain containing a circular inhomogeneity and a finite interfacial zone.” Acta Mechanica, 1-14, DOI 10.1007/s00707-014-1263-5.
  87. Liu, Q., Tong, T., Liu, S., Yang, D., and Yu, Q. (2014). “Investigation of using hybrid recycled powder from demolished concrete solids and clay bricks as a pozzolanic supplement for cement.” Construction and Building Materials, 73, 754-763.

REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 
  1. Dominguez Ruben L., Szupiany R.N., Latosinski F., Abad J. D. and Farias H.D. (2014). “Estructura del Flujo y Transporte de Sedimentos en un Gran Río Meandriforme”, XXVI Congreso Latinoamericano de Hidráulica. Santiago, Chile 2014. 
  2. Dominguez Ruben L., Szupiany R., Abad J. D., Farias H. D. and Ramonel C. (2014). “Flow structure and sediment transport in a large meandering river”. World’s Large River Conference 2014, Brazil.
  3. Good, D., Abad, J. D., Khanna, V. (2014). “Life Cycle Assessment of air toxics for natural gas production, transport and power generation in the Marcellus Shale region”. ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference, Pittsburgh, July 21-23, 2014.
  4. Gutierrez, R., Choi, M., Abad, J. D., Montoro, H. (2014). “Characterization of confluences of free meander trains at the upper Amazon basin”. River Flow 2014, IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environmental Research) conference, Laussane, Switzerland, September 3-5, 2014.
  5. Abad, J. D., Frias, C., Langendoen, E., Best, J., Rhoads, B., Konsoer, K., Garcia, M. H. (2014). “Modulation of the flow structure by progressive bed forms in the Meandering Wabash River”. River Flow 2014, IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environmental Research), Laussane, Switzerland, September 3-5, 2014.
  6. Wang, D., Mendoza, A., Tassi, P., Abderrezzakk, E. K., Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. (2014). “2D and 3D numerical simulations of morphodynamics structures in large-amplitude meanders”. River Flow 2014, IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environmental Research), Laussane, Switzerland, September 3-5, 2014.
  7. Mendoza, A., Abad, J. D. (2014). “Bars in the high-amplitude high-curvature upstream- and downstream-oriented Kinoshita meandering channel, a numerical approach”. River Flow 2014, IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environmental Research), Laussane, Switzerland, September 3-5, 2014.
  8. Mendoza, A., Wang, D., Abad, J. D., Tassi, P., Abderrezzakk, E. K., Langendoen E. (2014). “Numerical modeling of dunes progression in the high-amplitude Kinoshita meandering channel”. River Flow 2014, IAHR (International Association for Hydro-Environmental Research), Laussane, Switzerland, September 3-5, 2014. 
  9. Fungal Ecology and Presence of Potentially Pathogenic Fungi in a Hospital Hot Water System. Xiao Ma, Julianne Baron, Amit Vikram, Janet Stout, Kyle Bibby. AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference. November, 2014.
  10. Analysis of Microbial Ecology and Metabolism in Marcellus Shale Produced Water Eighteen Months Post Completion. Daniel Lipus, Amit Vikram, Kyle Bibby. International Society for Subsurface Microbiology. Pacific Grove, CA. October, 2014.
  11. Hydrodynamic niche differentiation beneath an acid mine drainage-contaminated stream. Bill Burgos Lance Larson Christy Grettenberger Jenn Macalady, Kyle Bibby. International Society for Subsurface Microbiology. Pacific Grove, CA. October, 2014.
  12. Julianne L. Baron, Amit Vikram, Scott Duda, Janet E. Stout, Kyle Bibby. Shift in the Microbial Ecology of a Hospital Hot Water System Following the Introduction of an On-Site Monochloramine Disinfection System. American Society for Microbiology. Boston, MA. May, 2014.
  13. Al-Ghamdi, S. and Bilec, M. (2014). “Green Building Rating Systems and Environmental Impacts of Energy Consumption from an International Perspective.” Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure, Committee on Sustainability of the American Society of Civil Engineers, November 6-8, 2014, Long Beach, California, pp. 631-640. doi: 10.1061/9780784478745.058
  14. Hottle, T.A., Bilec, M.M., Meeks, D.L., Landis, A.E. (2014). “Biopolymer Wastes: Assessing the Shift to Compost-based Waste Management.” American Center for Life Cycle Assessment, Proceedings of LCA XIV, October 6-8, 2014, San Francisco, California.
  15. Marks, J., Ketchman, K.J., Riley, D.R., Brown, L.R., Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Understanding the Benefits of the Flipped Classroom in the Context of Sustainable Engineering.” Proceedings of American Society of Engineering Educators, June 15-18, 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  16. Antaya, C.L., Parrish, K., Bilec, M.M., Landis, A.E. (2014).  “Assessing Comprehension With Student-Developed Construction Games.”  Proceedings of American Society of Engineering Educators, June 15-18, 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  17. Bilec, M.M., Mosse, D., Smith, M.S., Cartier, J.L. (2014). “University of Pittsburgh Developing Highly Qualified Middle Grades Teachers With Expertise in STEM Disciplines via SUSTAINS.” Proceedings of American Society of Engineering Educators, June 15-18, 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  18. Ghamdi, S., Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Environmental and Economic Impacts of On-Site Renewable Energy for Buildings.” Proceedings of International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 18-21, 2014, Oakland, California.
  19. DeBlois, J.C., Collinge, W.O., Bilec, M.M., Jones, A.K., and Schaefer, L.A., (2014) “Modeling a Multi-Purpose Public Building with Stochastic Gains and Occupancy Schedules,” ASHRAE Winter Meeting, January 18-14, 2014, New York, NY, 12093.
  20. Collinge, W.O., Thiel, C.L., Campion, N., Landis, A.E., Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Evaluation of a Living Building using Dynamic LCA.”  Proceeding of International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 18-21, 2014, Oakland, California.
  21. J. Xu, J. Wu, B. Notghi, M.A. Simon, and J.C. Brigham (2014), “A Feasibility Study on Kinematic Feature Extraction from the Human Interventricular Septum toward Hypertension Classification,” Computational Modeling of Objects Presented in Images: Fundamentals, Methods, and Applications, Pittsburgh, PA, September. 

  22. G.A. Banyay, M. Ahmadpoor, and J.C. Brigham (2014), “Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Based Reduced Order Modeling of the Very High Temperature Reactor Lower Plenum Hydrodynamics,” ASME 2014 4th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, Chicago, IL, August
  23. M.W. Urban, S. Aristizabal, B. Qiang, C. Amador, J.C. Brigham, R.R. Kinnick, X. Zhang, and J.F. Greenleaf (2014), “Characterization of anisotropic media with shear waves,” 168th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Indianapolis, IN, October. 

  24. M. Wang and J.C. Brigham (2014), “Gappy Proper Orthogonal Decomposition combined with Direct Inversion for Highly Efficient Inverse Material Characterization,” Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada, August. 

  25. S. Wang and J.C. Brigham (2014), “Computationally Efficient Optimal Design for Smart Material Morphing Structures using the Adjoint Method,” Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada, August. 

  26. B. Notghi and J.C. Brigham (2014), “Robust Nondestructive Test Design Maximizing Material Characterization Capabilities for Solids and Structures Subject to Uncertainty,” Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada, August. 

  27. M. Ahmadpoor, G.A. Banyay, S. Mazumdar, A. Jana, M.L. Kimber, and J.C. Brigham (2014), “POD Reduced-Order Modeling of Turbulent Flows in Nuclear Reactor Components,” Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada, August. 

  28. B. Notghi and J.C. Brigham (2014), “Adaptively Generated Reduced Basis Approximations for Stochastic Partial Differential Equations,” Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada, August. 

  29. J. Wu, M.A. Simon, and J.C. Brigham (2014), “A Comparison of Novel Shape Analysis Methods for Assessment of Organ-Level Functional Changes in the Human Right Ventricle,” 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, MA, July.
  30. Renee Mary Clark, Dan Budny, Karen M Bursic and Mary Elizabe Besterfield-Sacre, “Preliminary Experiences with “Flipping” a Freshman Engineering Programming Course”, 6th First Year Engineering Experience Conference, College Station, TX, TX· August 7 – 8, 2014.
  31. Budny, D.D., Newborg, B., Hyatt, Trisha and McCarthy, Jim, “Using a Career Conference to Promote Advising in the Freshman Curriculum”, 6th First Year Engineering Experience Conference, College Station, TX· August 7 – 8, 2014.
  32. Budny, D.D., Newborg, B., Hyatt, Trisha and McCarthy, Jim, “Adding a Career Conference to the Freshman Curriculum”, Proceedings 2014 North Central Sectional Meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education, Ohio State University, Detroit, Michigan, April 4-5, 2014.
  33. Bunger AP, Peirce AP. 2014. Numerical Simulation of Simultaneous Growth of Multiple Interacting Hydraulic Fractures from Horizontal Wells. Proceedings ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 21-23 July 2014.
  34. Peirce AP, Bunger AP. 2014. Robustness of Interference Fractures that Promote Simultaneous Growth of Multiple Hydraulic Fractures. Proceedings 48th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 1-4 Jun 2014, Paper ARMA 14-7062.
  35. Jeffrey RG, Chen ZR, Zhang X, Bunger AP, Mills KW. 2014. Measurement and analysis of full-scale hydraulic fracture reorientation. Proceedings 48th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 1-4 Jun 2014, Paper ARMA 14-7455.
  36. Bunger AP, Kear J, Dyskin AV, Pasternak E. 2014. Interpreting post-injection acoustic emission in laboratory hydraulic fracturing experiments. Proceedings 48th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 1-4 June 2014, Paper ARMA 14-6973.
  37. Kear J, Bunger AP. 2014. Dependence of Static Fatigue Tests on Experimental Configuration for a Crystalline Rock. Proceedings 11th International Fatigue Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 2-7 March 2014. Advanced Materials Research, 892:863-871.
  38. Josh M, Bunger AP, Kear J, Sarout J, Dewhurst D, Raven MD, Delle Piane C, Esteban L, Clennell MB. 2014. The role of specific surface area and cation exchange capacity in determining shale rock properties. Proceedings 4th EAGE Shales Workshop, Porto, Portugal, 7-9 April 2014.
  39. Cardoso, D., Batista, E. and Harries, K.A. 2014. Projeto de Colunas em PRFV Submetidas à Compressão Centrada (GFRP Columns in Concentric Compression) XXXVI Jornadas Sul Americanas de Engenharia Estructural, Montevideo, November 2014. 
  40. Cardoso, D., Harries, K.A. and Batista, E. 2014. Local Buckling of Pultruded GFRP I-Sections Columns, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2014), Vancouver, August 2014
  41. Cardoso, D., Harries, K.A. and Batista, E. 2014. On The Determination of Material Properties for Pultruded GFRP Sections, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2014), Vancouver, August 2014
  42. McCabe, M., Harries, K.A. and Sweriduk, M. 2014. Evaluation of Concrete Bridge Deck Rehabilitation by the Method of Hydrodemolition and Latex-Modified Overlay, Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Structural Faults and Repair London, July 2014.
  43. Harries, K.A., Sweriduk, M. and Stone, A. 2014. Design Bases for Intimately-Bonded Lining Systems for Buried Concrete Infrastructure. North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT) 2014 No-Dig Conference, Orlando, April 2014. Paper no. WM-T3-03
  44. Good, D.D., Abad, J., and Khanna, V. Life Cycle Assessment of Air Toxics for Natural Gas Production, Transport and Power Generation in the Marcellus Shale Region, ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, July 21-23, 2014.
  45. Landis, A.E., Harden, C.L., Rasutis, D., Soratana, K., Zaimes, G.G., and Khanna, V. “Sustainability assessment of biofuels and related policies”, Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC) Conference, Washington DC, October 29-31, 2014.
  46. Xiaoyang Zhong, Miguel Navarro, German Villalba, Xu Liang, and Yao Liang, MobileDeluge: Mobile Code Dissemination for Wireless Sensor Networks, the 11th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, doi:10.1109/MASS.2014.60, 363-370, 2014.
  47. Xiaoyang Zhong, Miguel Navarro, German Villalba, Xu Liang, and Yao Liang, MobileDeluge: A Novel Mobile Code Dissemination Tool for WSNs, the 11th IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), (demo paper), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, doi:10.1109/MASS.2014.57, 537-538, 2014.
  48. Jing‐qi Huang, Jeen‐Shang Lin, Xiu‐li Du, Li‐yun Li, “Stability of Jointed Rock Slopes Subjected to  obliquely Incident P Waves,”, the 48th US Rock Mechanics Geomechanics Symposium, June 1‐4, 2014.
  49. Rizzo, P., Bagheri, A, and Li, K. (2014). “Guided ultrasonic waves for the nondestructive evaluation imaging of pipes,” ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, July 21-23 2014, Paper ID 41.
  50. S. Chen, A. Sandryhaila, G. Lederman, Z. Wang, J. M. F. Moura, P. Rizzo, J. Bielak, J.H. Garrett, and J. Kovacevic. (2014). “Signal Inpainting on Graphs via Total Variation Minimization,” International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Florence, Italy, May 4-9 2014, 8267 – 8271.
  51. Lederman, G., Wang, Z., Chen, S., Tang, T., Cerda, F., Bielak, J., Garrett, J., Jelena Kovačević, J., Noh, H-Y, and Rizzo, P. (2014). “Damage Quantification Algorithm for Indirect SHM of Bridges,” 7th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2014), July 7-11, Shanghai, China, published in Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life Extension, Airong Chen, Dan M. Frangopol, and Xin Ruan, CRC Press 2014, 640–647, Print ISBN: 978-1-138-00103-9, eBook ISBN: 978-1-315-76069-8,DOI: 10.1201/b17063-93.
  52. Phillips, R., Lanza di Scalea, F., Nucera, C., Rizzo, P., and Al-Nazer, L. (2014). “Ultrasonic Tomography for Rail Flaw Imaging,” Paper # JRC2014-3736, 2014 Joint Rail Conference, Colorado Springs, CO April 2-4, pp. V001T01A006-V001T01A006). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
  53. Bagheri, A., Pistone, E., and Rizzo, P. (2014). “On the processing of Leaky guided waves propagating in immersed plates,” Proc. of SPIE Smart Structures and Material& NDE and Health Monitoring, San Diego, CA, March 2014, Paper 9064-35, 90640W-90640W-7.
  54. La Malfa Ribolla, E. Rizzo, P., and Gulizzi, V. (2014). “On the use of EMI for the assessment of dental implant stability,” Proc. of SPIE Smart Structures and Material& NDE and Health Monitoring, San Diego, CA, 9 March 2014, Paper 9064-16, 90640I; doi:10.1117/12.2043823.
  55. Gulizzi, V., Rizzo, P., and Milazzo, A. (2014). “One the use of EMI for the health monitoring of bonded elements,” Proc. of SPIE Smart Structures and Material& NDE and Health Monitoring, San Diego, CA, 8 March 2014, Paper 9061-3, 906104, doi:10.1117/12.2044104.
  56. Cai, L., Rizzo, P., Li, K., and Al-Nazer, L. (2014). “Coupling mechanism of granular medium and slender beams,” Proc. of SPIE Smart Structures and Material& NDE and Health Monitoring, San Diego, CA, March 2014, Paper 9063-70, 90631Z (April 10, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2044144.
  57. Baron JL, Peters T, Shafer R,  MacMurray B, Stout JE. Evaluation of a New Point-of-Use Faucet Filter for Preventing Legionella and Total Bacterial Exposure. Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc., Anaheim, CA, June 2014.
  58. Baron JL, Vikram A, Duda S, Stout JE, Bibby KJ. Shift in Microbial Ecology of a Hospital Hot Water System Following the Introduction of an On-Site Monochloramine Disinfection System. ASM Annual Meeting, Boston, MA May 17 – 20, 2014.   
  59. Stout, JE. Legionella in my water: history and path to prevention. Session STS03 Real world experiences managing drinking water. AWWA Water Quality & Technology Conference. New Orleans, LA Nov 16-20, 2014.
  60. Stout, JE. Monitoring for Legionella in building water systems: best practices and role in risk assessment. National Environmental Monitoring Conference. Washington, DC August 4-8, 2014.
  61. Stout, JE. Boehlert GR, Sidari FP. Legionella: How to protect yourself and your clients. Association of Water Technologies. Fort Worth, TX Oct. 28-31, 2014
  62. Morteza A.M. Torkamani, and Gu, Mengzhe (2014). “Nonlinear Stability Analysis of Shallow Arches with Elastic Supports,” 2014 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI 2014), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON Canada, August 5-8, 2014.
  63. Lozada, C., Caicedo, B., and Vallejo, L.E. (2014). Physical modeling of clay mixtures with large particles. Proceedings of the International Conference on Physical Modeling in Geotechnics, Perth, Australia (CD ROM).
  64. Vallejo, L.E., Lobo-Guerrero, S., and Seminsky, L. (2014), The  shear strength of sand-gravel mixtures: Laboratory and theoretical analyses. Geotechnical Special Publications No. 234, American Society o Civil Engineers, pp. 74-83.
  65. Kutschke, W.G., and Vallejo, L.E. (2014). Influence of lateral stress release on the stability of stiff clay slopes. Geotechnical Special Publications No. 234, American Society o Civil Engineers, pp. 212- 221.
  66. Vallejo, L.E., and Sbarro, C. (2014). Visualization of the fragmentation of a weak granular material under uniaxial confined compression. Geotechnical Special Publications No. 234, American Society o Civil Engineers, pp. 741-750.
  67. Vallejo, L.E., and Fontanese, M. (2014). Stability and sustainability of the retaining walls built by the Incas. Geotechnical Special Publications No. 234, American Society o Civil Engineers, pp. 3789- 3797.
  68. Vallejo, L.E., and Shamrock, J. (2014). Fracture mechanics evaluation of parameters associated withhorizontal hydro-fracturing .Proceedings of the Shale Energy Engineering 2014 Conference, Pittsburgh, American Society of Civil Engineers, pp. 191- 200.
  69. Wang, Z., and Vallejo, L.E. (2014). Force chain evolution during the gravity induced crushing of a fractal granular mixture. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Geomechanics from Micro to Macro, Cambridge, Vol. I, pp. 251-255.
  70. Vallejo, L.E., Lobo-Guerrero, S., Sbarro, C., Liu, Z., and Valdes, J.R. (2014). An evaluation of thee Progressive crushing of granular materials under compression. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Geomechanics from Micro to Macro, Cambridge, Vol. I, pp. 263-268.
  71. Ocampo, M.S., Caicedo, B., and Vallejo, L.E. (2014). Model methodology for studying crushing of unbound granular materials during compaction. Proceedings of the International on Geomechanics from Micro to Macro, Cambridge, Vol. I, pp. 297-302.
  72. Caicedo, B., Ocampo, M.S., and Vallejo, L.E. (2014). Modeling crushing of granular materials using Markovian processes. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Geomechanics from Micro Macro, Cambridge, Vol. II, pp. 989-994.
  73. Barman, M., Vandenbossche, J. M., Pandey, B. B. and Singh, D. V. “A Discussion on the Primary Distresses of Bonded Whitetopping to Recommend Improvements to the Indian Design Procedure,” 11th International Conference on Transportation Planning and Implementation Methodologies for Developing Countries, TPMDC, IIT Bombay, India, December 10-12, 2014.
  74. Mu, F and J. M. Vandenbossche (Corresponding author), "Laboratory and Numerical Investigation of Interface Debonding of Bonded Concrete Overlay of Asphalt," 8th International Delft University of Technology Workshop on Fundamental Modeling of the Design and Performance of Concrete Pavements, Prague, Czech Republic, September 2014.  
  75. Zhang, T. and Vidic. R. "Health and Environmental Impacts of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) Produced by Unconventional Gas Extraction From Marcellus Shale." Presentation at International Pittsburgh Coal Conference (PCC), Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 6-9, 2014.
  76. He, C., Zhang, T. and Vidic, R. “Use acid mine drainage for development of unconventional shale gas resources" Presentation at International Pittsburgh Coal Conference (PCC), Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 6-9, 2014.
  77. Zhang, T. and Vidic, R. “Fate of Ra-226 in flowback water storage impoundment and its leaching behavior from sludge.” Presentation at Environmental Chemistry Division, 248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, Aug. 10-14, 2014.
  78. Zhang, T. and Vidic, R. “Rapid method for determination of Ra-226 from unconventional (shale) gas flowback water by ICP-MS.” Presentation at Environmental Chemistry Division, 248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, Aug. 10-14, 2014.
  79. Vidic, R.D., Brantley, S.L., Abad, J.D., Vastine, J., Yoxtheimer, D., Wilderman, C. and Pollak, J. “Water Quality Challenges Associated with Energy Resource Extraction from Marcellus Shale” Keynote presentation at 247th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 16-20, 2014.
  80. Tong, T., Wendner, R., Strauss, A., Wang, W., Yu, Q. (2014). “Effects of concrete creep and its randomness on long-term deflection of prestressed box girder.” Hitoshi Furuta, Dan M. Frangopol, and Mitsuyoshi Akiyama (Eds.), Life-Cycle of Structural Systems, ISBN 978-1-138-00120-6.
  81. Pang, C., and Yu, Q. (2014). “Disturbance in 2D Finite Domains Containing a Circular Inclusion”, 17th U.S. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Michigan State University, 15-20 June 2014, S-05-667

NON REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 
  1. Escobar, C., Ortals, C., Abad, J. D., Frias, C., Garcia, A., Vizcarra, J. (2014). “Rivers as political boundaries: Peru and its dynamic borders”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2014.
  2. Garcia, A., Ortals, C., Frias, C., Abad, J. D., Vizcarra, J. (2014). “Insight on the Peruvian Amazon River: a planform metric characterization of its morphodynamics”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2014.
  3. Simon, C., Mendoza, A., Abad, J. D., Langendoen, E. (2014). “Change of flooding patterns in the upper Amazon as a consequence of river regime change, a case study of Iquitos city”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2014.
  4. Konsoer, K., Frias, C., Rhoads, B., Abad, J. D., Best, J., Langendoen, E. (2014). “Using High-Resolution Field Measurements to Model Dune Kinematics in a Large Elongate Meander Bend”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2014.
  5. Ren, J., Frias, C., Escobar, C., Abad, J. D. (2014). “Anabranching Flume Experiments, How Channel Pattern Affect Bed Morphology”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2014.
  6. Abad, J. D., Ortals, C., Paredes, J., Vizcarra, J. (2014). “The Birthplace of the Amazon River, the Confluence of the Maranon and Ucayali”. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA, December 2014.
  7. Gutierrez, R., Choi, M., Abad, J. D., Montoro, H. (2014). “Characterization of confluences of free meander trains at the upper Amazon basin”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014.
  8. Gutierrez, R., Abad, J. D. (2014). “Temporal frequency balance and classification of meandering channels”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  9. Dominguez, R. L., Szupiany, R., Abad, J. D., Ramonell, C., Farias, H. D. (2014). “Flow structure, bed morphology and sediment transport in a large meandering river”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  10. Garcia, K., Dauer, K., Vargas, J., Vizcarra, J., Abad, J. D. (2014). “Impacts of alluvial gold mining in the Putumayo River Basin”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  11. Mendoza, A., Frias, C., Abad, J. D., Garcia, A., Paredes, J., Vizcarra, J., (2014). “Iquitos anabranching structure in the Peruvian Amazon River – bed morphology modeling”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014.
  12. Frias, C., Garcia, A., Vizcarra, J., Paredes, J., Abad, J. D. (2014). “On the baseline characterization of the anabranching structures along the upper Peruvian Amazon River”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  13. Frias, C., Mendoza, A., Dauer, K., Garcia, A., Abad, J. D. (2014). “Experimental study of bed form dynamics on anabrnaching structures and its importance to the Amazon river evolution”. World’s Large Rivers, Manaus, Brazil, July 21-25, 2014
  14. Frias, C. E., Abad, J. D., Konsoer, K., Best, J., Rhoads, B., Langendoen, E., Garcia, M. H., Fazio, D. (2014). “Modulation of bank shear stresses due to bedforms in a meandering river: field scale results from the Wabash River, IL-IN, USA”, Geology Society of America, North-Central Sectional Meeting, Lincoln, Nebraska, April 24-25.
  15. Langendoen, E. J., Abad, J. D., Frias, C. E., Mendoza, A., Ata, R., Abderrezzak, K., Hervouet, J-M., Tassi, P., Wang, D. (2014). “Improved numerical modelling of river morphodynamics near actively eroding streambanks”. European Geophysical Union, April 27 – May 2, Vienna, Austria. 
  16. Daniel Lipus, Amit Vikram, Kyle Bibby. Ecology and Metabolic Potential of Marcellus Shale Unconventional Natural Gas Well Produced Water Microbial Communities. ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. July, 2014
  17. Benay Akyon and Kyle Bibby. Biosorption mechanisms of Dunaliella salina as a treatment technology for high salinity wastewaters. ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. July, 2014. (Second Prize).
  18. Sean Ma, Julianne Baron, Amit Vikram, Janet Stout, Kyle Bibby. Fungal Ecology and Presence of Potential Pathogenic Fungi in Hospital Hot Water System. Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Microbiology of the Built Environment Conference. Boulder, CO. June, 2014.
  19. Daniel Lipus, Amit Vikram, Kyle Bibby. Analysis of Microbial Ecology in Hydraulic Fracturing Produced Water. Pittsburgh Bacterial Meeting. March, 2014.
  20. Dan Budny, Riziero Montanari “Developing Sustainable Projects: Beyond Environmental Issues”, ASCE Global Engineering Conference 2014, Panama City, Panama, Oct 7 – 11, 2014.
  21. Dan Budny, Workshop - Adding Writing to the Curriculum, La Salle Universidad, Arequipa – Peru, 2014, August 4-5, 2014.
  22. Dan Budny, Combining the Grand Challenges into the Freshman Introduction to Engineering Courses by adding Writing to the Curriculum, 2014 South East Sectional Meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education, Mercer University, Mercer, GA, March 30 – April 1, 2014.
  23. Bunger AP, Lu G. 2014. Time-Dependent Initiation of Multiple Hydraulic Fractures in a Formation with Varying Stresses. Proceedings SPE East Regional Meeting, Charleston, WV, USA, 21-23 October 2014, SPE 171030.
  24. Wu Bisheng, Bunger AP, Zhang X., Jeffrey RG, Huddlestone-Holmes C. 2014. A heat extraction prediction for multiple fractures in a closed-loop circulation Enhanced Geothermal System. Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford, CA, USA, 24-26 February 2014, Paper SGP-TR-202.
  25. Iannacchione, A., Himes, P., Mignogna, L., Keener, M., and Bucha, B., “Factors Influencing Water Discharges from Underground Coal Mine Pools in Pennsylvania,” SME Annual Meeting, Preprint 14-152, Salt Lake City, UT, Feb. 24-26, 2014, 10 p.
  26. Iannacchione, A., Himes, P., Mignogna, L. and Keener, M.,  “Factors Influencing Water Discharges from Pennsylvania Underground Coal Mine Pools”,  West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force Symposium, Morgantown, WV, March 25, 2014, p. 22.
  27. Tavakkoli, S. and Khanna, V. Exploring the Resilience and Sustainability of the US Aviation Sector Via Graph Theoretic Approaches, Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, December 7-10, 2014.
  28. Chopra, S.S. and Khanna, V. Understanding Resilience of Metro Systems in Polycentric Megacities: A Case Study of Delhi Metro Rail System, Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, December 7-10, 2014.
  29. Zaimes, G.G., Resasco, D., and Khanna, V. Multi-Stage Pyrolysis for Biofuel Production: A Life Cycle Evaluation of Energy Consumption and GHG Emissions, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 16-21, 2014.
  30. Zaimes, G.G., Hubler, B., and Khanna, V. Rare Earth Oxide Production: Quantification of Life Cycle Environmental Impacts, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 16-21, 2014.
  31. Chopra, S.S. and Khanna, V. Understanding Resilience of Metro Systems in Polycentric Megacities: A Case Study of Delhi Metro Rail System, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 16-21, 2014.
  32. Vendries, J.A., Hawkins, T.R., Marriott, J., and Khanna, V. Developing a Multi-Regional Input-Output model with a disaggregated U.S. power generation sector, International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, San Francisco, CA, October 6-8, 2014.
  33. Soratana, K., Zaimes, G.G., Harden, C.L., Rasutis, D., Antaya, C.A., Khanna V., and Landis, A.E., Life Cycle Thinking in US Biofuel Policies, International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment, San Francisco, CA, October 6-8, 2014.
  34. Chopra, S.S. and Khanna, V. Graph Theory Approaches to Understand Resilience of Metro Networks in Developing Mega-Cities, International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Oakland, CA, May 19-21, 2014.
  35. Zaimes, G.G., Young, C., and Khanna, V. Quantifying the Carbon-Water-Energy Nexus for Drop-in Replacement Biofuels Produced from Perennial Grasses, International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Oakland, CA, May 19-21, 2014.
  36. Vendries, J.A., Hawkins, T.R., Marriott, J., and Khanna, V. A Mixed Unit Input-Output Model for Life Cycle Assessment: Tracking Physical Electricity Flows and Improving Emissions Estimates, International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Oakland, CA, May 19-21, 2014.
  37. Harden, C.L., Zaimes, G.G., Khanna, V., and Landis, A.E. Environmental tradeoffs and ethical dilemmas from increasing switchgrass bofuel production to meet current U.S. renewable fuel standard and the CA low carbon biofuel standards, International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, Oakland, CA, May 19-21, 2014.
  38. Vandenbosshe, J., Iannacchione, A., Brigham, J., Li, Z., Grasinger, M., and Vuotto, A. “The Role of Cement Hydration on Gas Migration Potential in Shallow Wellbores”,  North American Coalbed Methane Forum, Spring 2014 Session, Pines Country Club, Morgantown, WV, Wednesday, May 21, 2014
  39. X. Liang, X. Luo, and M. Huang, Identifying the Relationship between Plant Transpiration and Groundwater Table Depth (invited), American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2014. 
  40. Villalba, G., T.W. Davis, and X. Liang, Soil moisture spatial and temporal patterns from a wireless sensor network (WSN) testbed, American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2014.
  41. Hernandez, F., and X. Liang, Balancing particle diversity in Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods for dual calibration data assimilation problems in hydrologic modeling, American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2014. 
  42. Hernandez, F., L. Li, S. Lochan, X. Liang, Y. Liang, and W. Teng, A novel hydrologic disaster forecasting and response (HDFR) system for improving transportation management, American Meteorological Society 94th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, February 2-6, 2014.
  43. Jeen-Shang Lin, Pengju Xing, Jonny Rutqvist, Yongkoo Seol and Jeong Hoon Choi,” A New Critical State Model for Geomechanical Behavior of Methane Hydrate-Bearing Sands,” American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2014. 
  44. Magalotti M. J., The Impact of Pedestrian Activities in Adaptive Traffic Signal Control System Operations presented at the 2014 Institute of Transportation Engineers Mid-Colonial and MASITE Annual meeting May 19,2014 Hershey Pennsylvania
  45. Magalotti M. J., Developing a Methodology to Incorporate Transit, Pedestrian and Bicycle Design Features into Highway and Bridge Projects during the Planning and Design Phases of Project Development in Pennsylvania, presented at the 2014 Institute of Transportation Engineers Mid-Colonial and MASITE Annual meeting May 20,2014 Hershey Pennsylvania
  46. Magalotti M. J., Developing a Methodology to Incorporate Transit, Pedestrian and Bicycle Design Features into Highway and Bridge Projects presented at the Transportation Forum March 5, 2014 at the University of Pittsburgh
  47. T. Tang, S. Chen, G. Lederman, Z. Wang, H-Y, J. Bielak, J.H. Garrett Jr., P. Rizzo, F. Cerda, J. Kovacevic, (2014). “Feature analysis of temperature gradient effect on indirect and direct bridge SHM,” Proc. of SPIE Smart Structures and Material& NDE and Health Monitoring, San Diego, CA, March 2014, Paper 9061-153, to appear, Poster presentation.
  48. Stout, JE. Hospital-acquired Legionnaires’ disease: detection, prevention and control. Cincinnati  Regional Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Response Network. Cincinnati, OH November 5, 2014.
  49. Stout, JE. Legionnaires’ disease: past, present and future.  Canadian Healthcare Engineers Society. St. John, New Brunswick September 28-30, 2014.
  50. Arjmand, S., Simon, C.A., Frias, C., Abad, J.D., Paul, B., Vidic, R.D. and Doran, M. “Pitt Teen Shale Network - Little Connoquenessing Creek Watershed” Shale Network Workshop, State College, May 12-13, 2014.
  51. Yue, H., Arjmand, S., Simon, C.A., Abad, J.D., Vidic, R.D., Brantley, S.L., Vastine, J. and Wilderman, C. “Evaluation of Potential Overland Flow and Pathway of Accidental Spills from Unconventional Drilling Sites to Nearby Streams” Shale Network Workshop, State College, May 12-13, 2014.
  52. N. Wei, EJ Oh, JHD Cate, YS Jin, Co-utilization of cellulosic sugars and fermentation inhibitor acetic acid for biofuel production by an engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae. American Society of Microbiology Annual Meeting, May 2014.
  53. EJ Oh, N. Wei, JHD Cate, YS Jin, “Massive gene duplication on demand accelerates cellobiose utilization in engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, August, 2014.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS/LECTURES/WORKSHOPS

 
  1. Abad, J. D., [11/04/2015] Invited speaker: “River Research and Education Experience in the Upper Amazon River”, VII Regional Symposium on River Hydraulics, Fluid Mechanics and Environmental Institute, University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay. 
  2. Abad, J. D., [05/15/2015] Keynote lecturer: “River Research and Education Experience in the Upper Amazon River”, Earth Surface AMTRAK club meeting, University of Delaware, USA. 
  3. Abad, J. D., [03/25/2015] Keynote lecturer: “River Modeling for Engineering and Geological Applications”, Ciencias Básicas e Ingeniería, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM), Mexico DF, Mexico. 
  4. Abad, J. D., [03/19/2015] Seminar’s speaker: “River Research and Education Experience in the Upper Amazon River”, Department of Geography, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. 
  5. Abad, J. D., [01/14/2015] Invited speaker: “Podemos caracterizar los cambios antropogénicos en los ríos amazónicos?”, Peruvian National Authority of Water, Lima, Peru. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1g703Q50VcA 
  6. Abad, J. D., [11/18/2014] Keynote lecturer: “Interaction of hydrodynamics, sediment transport and morphodynamics for understanding river dynamics”, III Regional Congress and I international Conference, Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Senor de Sipan University, Chiclayo, Peru. 
  7. Abad, J. D., [10/24/2014] Keynote lecturer: “Morphodynamic modeling of fluvial systems”, Workshop on Hydrography and Navigation, organized by International Hydrographic Association (IHO) and Peruvian Navy, Iquitos, Peru.
  8. Abad, J. D., [09/02/2014] Seminar speaker: “Research experiences in the Upper Peruvian Amazon River”, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Padova, Italy.
  9. Abad, J. D., [09/01/2014] Seminar speaker: “Research experiences in the Upper Peruvian Amazon River”, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Trento, Italy.
  10. Abad, J. D., [06/13/2014] Invited speaker: “Experiences on field and numerical modeling of large river systems”, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco, Villahermosa, Mexico. 
  11. Abad, J. D., [04/17/2014] Invited speaker: “The Amazon River: the dynamic political boundaries of Peru, Colombia and Brazil”, Workshop on “Current Watershed Management Issues in Brazil: An Overview of River and Water Resources Research Needs and Applications”, Brazilian Center-Teresa Lozano Institute of Latin American Studies-LLILAS, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA. 
  12. Abad, J. D., [04/11/2014] Seminar speaker “Research Experience in the Upper Peruvian Amazon River”, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  13. Abad, J. D., [03/18/2014] Invited speaker: “River bedforms, characterization and modeling of large scale dunes”, Paul Rizzo Associates, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  14. Abad, J. D., [02/19/2014] Invited speaker: “The Amazon basin: a place for large river systems”, Taylor Allderdice High School, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  15. Kyle Bibby, AWWA PREPARING FOR EBOLA IN THE WATER SECTOR (WEBINAR). 11/6/14.
  16. Kyle Bibby, Building science to advance research in the microbiology of the built environment (Workshop). Chicago, IL. 5/22/14-5/23/14.
  17. Kyle Bibby, ORNL Natural Gas R&D Workshop. Oak Ridge, TN. 2/10/14.
  18. Bilec, M.M. (2014).  “Indoor Air Quality and 2030 District.”  Creating Healthy Places: Protecting Indoor Spaces from Outdoor Pollution, Reducing Outdoor Contaminants in Indoor Spaces (ROCIS) Forum.  December 3-4, 2014, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  19. Bilec, M.M. (2014).  Invitation from National Academy of Engineers to present at Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium, Writing Successful NSF Proposals.  October 29, 2014, Irvine, California.
  20. Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Sustainable Healthcare—A Paradox or a Possibility?”  Swanson School of Engineering, Board of Visitors, October, 18, 2014, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  21. Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Sustainable Healthcare—A Paradox or a Possibility?”  Science 2014, Sustain It! October 1-3, 2014, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  22. Bilec, M.M. (2014).  “Incorporating Big Data into Life Cycle Assessment of Buildings and Green Building Rating Systems.” North America-East Asia Workshop on Big Data Analytics for Infrastructure and Building Sustainability and Resilience, September 19-22, 2014, Beijing, China.
  23. Hottle, T.A., Bilec, M.M., Meeks, D.L., Landis, A.E. (2014). “Biopolymer Wastes: Assessing the Shift to Compost-based Waste Management.” Presentation, LCA XIV, October 6-9, 2014, San Francisco, California.
  24. Thiel, C.L., Campion, N., Eckelman, M.E., Landis, A.E., Sherman, J., Woods, N.C., Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Integrating Environmentally Preferred Solutions into the Healthcare Industry: A Closer Look at Supply Chain and Anesthetic Gases.” Presentation, LCA XIV, October 6-9, 2014, San Francisco, California.
  25. Marks, J., Ketchman, K.J., Riley, D.R., Brown, L.R., Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Understanding the Benefits of the Flipped Classroom in the Context of Sustainable Engineering.” Presentation, American Society of Engineering Educators, June 15-18, 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  26. Al-Ghamdi, S., and Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Environmental & Economic Impacts of On-site Renewable Energy for Buildings.”  Presentation, International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 18-21, 2014, Oakland, California.
  27. Collinge, W.O., Thiel, C.L., Campion, N., Landis, A.E., Bilec, M.M. (2014). “Evaluation of Living Building Challenge Using Dynamic LCA.”  Presentation, International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 18-21, 2014, Oakland, California.
  28. Antaya, C., Bilec, M.M., Adams, E., Landis, A.E. (2014). “Impact on Learning Outcomes Case Study: Introduction to Engineering course exposed to an Active and Experiential Sustainability Learning Module versus Introduction to Engineering Control Group.”  Presentation, International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology, May 18-21, 2014, Oakland, California.
  29. J.C. DeBlois, W.O. Collinge, M.M. Bilec, A.K. Jones, L.A. Schaefer, (2014). “Stochastic gains and occupancy studies for modeling a multi-purpose public building. Presentation, ASHRAE Winter Conference, January 18-22, 2014, New York, NY.
  30. Bilec, M.M., Eckelman, M., Landis, A.E., Energy implications for emerging technologies and the Affordable Care Act in the healthcare industry.  Workshop at International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology Conference. May 18, 2014. Oakland, California.
  31. J.C. Brigham, “From Concrete to the Cardiovascular System: Computational Mechanics for Engineering Inverse Problems,” Department of Civil Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan, December 2014. 
  32. J.C. Brigham, “A Feasibility Study on Kinematic Feature Extraction from the Human Interventricular Septum toward Hypertension Classification,” Computational Modeling of Objects Presented in Images: Fundamentals, Methods, and Applications, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2014. 

  33. J.C. Brigham, “Adaptively Generated Reduced Basis Approximations for Stochastic Partial Differential Equations,” Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada, August 2014. 

  34. J.C. Brigham, “Approaches to Model Gas Migration Potential in Cement Slurry,” North American Wellbore Integrity Workshop, Pittsburgh, PA, August 2014. 
  35. J.C. Brigham, “A Comparison of Novel Shape Analysis Methods for Assessment of Organ-Level Functional Changes in the Human Right Ventricle,” 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, Boston, MA, July 2014. 

  36. J.C. Brigham, “Modeling Gas Migration Potential,” Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Monitoring and Compliance/Technical Services Staff Training, State College, PA, June 2014.
  37. Bunger AP. 2014. Hydraulic Fracturing and Stimulation of Engineered/Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) Reservoirs. Abstract in Proceedings of Workshop 2: The Role of Geomechanics in Geothermal Reservoirs Engineering. 48th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Minneapolis, MN, USA, 1-4 June 2014. Invited Presentation.
  38. Rivalta E, Taisne B, Bunger AP, Katz R. 2014. A review of numerical modelling of dike propagation. Abstract in Proceedings of European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 27 April – 2 May 2014. Invited presentation given by ER.
  39. Peirce AP, Bunger AP. 2014. Small Changes with High Impact: Promoting Simultaneous Hydraulic Fracture Growth from Multiple Perforation Clusters. Abstract in Proceedings of Horizontal Completions Optimization Western Canada 2014, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 24-25 June 2014. Invited keynote given by APP.
  40. Bunger, AP. 2014. Computational Challenges in Hydraulic Fracture Simulation. Abstract in Proceedings of International Workshop on Computational Geomechanics, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 22-23 May 2014. Invited presentation. 
  41. Bunger, AP. 2014. Baker Hughes Distinguished Lecture Series, Houston, Texas, 17 November 2014.
  42. Bunger, AP. 2014. Northwestern University, Seminar Series of the Center for Sustainable Engineering of Geological and Infrastructure Materials, 8 October 2014.
  43. Bunger, AP. 2014. Harvard University, Solid Earth Physics Seminar and SEAS Applied Mechanics Colloquium, 2 April 2014.
  44. Harries, K.A., A Review of ISO 22157-1 Test Methods and Potential Amendments, International Research Group Meeting on Structural and Architectural Applications of Bamboo, Coventry University, July 3, 2014
  45. Harries, K.A., Structural Evaluation of Slab Rehabilitation by the Method of Hydrodemolition and Latex Modified Overlay, AECOM, Pittsburgh, June 4, 2014
  46. Harries, K.A., Structural Evaluation of Slab Rehabilitation by the Method of Hydrodemolition and Latex Modified Overlay, CSTI Transportation Forum, Pittsburgh, March 5, 2014.
  47. Harries, K.A., Behaviour of Pultruded GFRP Tubes Subject to Concentric Compression, Tongji University, Shanghai, May 8, 2014 
  48. Harries, K.A., Extending the Life of Prestressed Concrete Bridge Infrastructure, Carnegie Mellon University, April 18, 2014
  49. Harries, K.A., Extending the Life of Prestressed Concrete Bridge Infrastructure, PennDOT D12, February 6, 2014
  50. Harries, K.A., Extending the Life of Prestressed Concrete Bridge Infrastructure, ACI Pittsburgh Chapter, January 15, 2014
  51. Harries, K.A., Sustainable Hazard Resistant Construction Using Indigenous Materials - Bamboo Construction in Darjeeling and Sikkim, University of Warwick, July 2, 2014
  52. Harries, K.A., Sustainable Hazard Resistant Construction Using Indigenous Materials - Bamboo Construction in Darjeeling and Sikkim, Shanghai Key Structural Laboratories, May 6, 2014
  53. Harries, K.A., Sustainable Hazard Resistant Construction Using Indigenous Materials - Bamboo Construction in Darjeeling and Sikkim, Workshop: Building Community Resilience to Global Hazards: A Sociotechnical Approach, April 5, 2014
  54. Harries, K.A., Innovations in the Use of FRP in Civil Infrastructure, South East University, Nanjing, May 12, 2014
  55. Iannacchione, A. “Changing Coal Mine Ventilation Practices, in Southwestern Pennsylvania,” Society of Mining Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, February 24, 2014.   This talk was also presented at the SME/PCMIA Annual Meeting, Southpointe, PA, 
  56. Iannacchione, A. “Factors Influencing Water Discharges from Pennsylvania Underground Coal Mine Pools”, West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force Symposium, Morgantown, WV, March 25, 2014.
  57. Iannacchione, A. “Case Studies of Coal Mine Pool Discharges” Appalachian Research Initiative for Environmental Sciences Annual Meeting, Lexington, KY, April 29-30, 2014.
  58. Iannacchione, A. “Workshop Overview”, North American Wellbore Integrity Workshop, University of Pittsburgh, August12, 2014.
  59. Khanna, V. “NSF workshop on Environmental Implications of Additive Manufacturing”, Invited participant, Arlington, VA, October 14-15, 2014.
  60. Khanna, V. “Measuring the Greenness of Bioenergy: Why and How?” Science2014, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2, 2014.
  61. X. Liang, X. Luo, and M. Huang, Identifying the Relationship between Plant Transpiration and Groundwater Table Depth (invited), American Geophysical Union Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19, 2014.
  62. Liang, X., Challenges and Opportunities of Large-Scale Land Surface Modeling for Climate Studies: A Personal Perspective, Institute for Geophysics and Meteorology, University of Cologne, Germany, June 25, 2014.
  63. Liang, X., Challenges and Opportunities of Large-Scale Land Surface Modeling for Climate Studies: A Personal Perspective, CliSAP, University of Hamburg, Germany, June 24, 2014.
  64. Liang, X., Challenges and Opportunities of Large-Scale Land Surface Modeling for Climate Studies: A Personal Perspective, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, U.K., June 11, 2014.
  65. Liang, X., Challenges and Opportunities of Large-Scale Land Surface Modeling for Climate Studies: A Personal Perspective, Grantham Institute for Climate Change, Imperial College London, U.K., June 4, 2014.
  66. Liang, X., Challenges and Opportunities of Large-Scale Land Surface Modeling for Climate Studies: A Personal Perspective, Sichuan University, Dec. 29, 2014.
  67. Yaneng Zhou and Jeen‐Shang Lin, “Numerical modeling of rock drilling with finite elements, “in Third International Colloquium on Nonlinear Dynamics and Control of Deep Drilling System, Detournay E., Denoël V., van der Wouw, N and Zhou, N, pp 95‐101, 2014.
  68. Jeen-Shang Lin, An SMP subloading Critical State Model for Hydrate Bearing Soils, Itasca Consulting Group, Minneapolis, MN, June 3, 2014.
  69. Jeen-Shang Lin, On Discontinuous Deformation Analysis and Beyond, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, December 24, 2014.
  70. Jeen-Shang Lin, Research on Rock cutting and Related Issues, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, December 29, 2014.
  71. Magalotti M. J., Institute of Transportation Engineers Introduction to Transportation Planning Seminars, Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Webinar Series Instructor, September- October 2014. The modules presented included: Introduction to Transportation Planning, Data Collection, Site Impact Analysis, and Planning for Operations.
  72. Magalotti M. J., Transportation Studies and their Role in the Land Development Process, guest lecturer Carnegie Mellon University Urban Design Course Pittsburgh Pennsylvania October 2014
  73. Magalotti M. J., Transportation Funding in Pennsylvania Act 89 and how it Benefits Local Governments presented to the Local Government Academy, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania April 24th 2014
  74. Rizzo, P. (2014). “Leaky guided ultrasonic waves for the inspection of immersed structures,” West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, October 22nd, 2014.
  75. JE Stout. Secondary Water Treatment Methods: Controlling Legionella. European Study Group on Legionella Infections ESCMID. Barcelona, Spain September 2014.
  76. JE  Stout. Legionella and waterborne pathogens. Medical World Americas. Houston, TX April 28-30, 2014
  77. Vallejo, L.E. (2014).  “Research in Geotechnical Engineering at the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering of the University of Pittsburgh.”  Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Universidad Santo Tomas, Bogota, August 8, 2014.
  78. Vallejo, L.E. (2014).  “Research in Geotechnical Engineering at the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering of the University of Pittsburgh.” Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, August 15, 2014.
  79. Vandenbossche, J.M., A. Iannacchione, J. Brigham and Z. Li, “Enhancing Wellbore Integrity through Better Cementing Practices.” Department of Energy Webinar, April 15, 2015. Invited Speaker
  80. Vandenbossche, J.M., Alland, K. , and Sachs, “Unbonded Concrete Overlays of Concrete and Composite Pavements (UCOCP).” University of Pittsburgh Transportation Forum. March 18, 2015. Invited Speaker
  81. Vandenbossche, J. M. and S. Sachs, “National Calibration of Rigid Pavement Design,” 16th Annual Pennsylvania Concrete Conference, Hershey PA, February 2015. Invited Speaker
  82. Vandenbossche, J. M., “Design of Bonded Concrete Overlays,” Concrete Overlay Workshop. Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2015. Invited Speaker
  83. Vandenbossche, J. M. and S. Sachs, “Pavement ME – Rigid Design: Lessons Learned through National Calibration,” American Concrete Pavement Association National Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, December 2014. Invited Speaker
  84. Vandenbossche, J.M., A. Iannacchione, and J. Brigham, “Better Understanding Gas Migration Potential when Shallow Gas Sands & Coalbeds are Present,” Environmental Protection Agency, Harrisburg, PA. October 14, 2014. Invited Speaker
  85. Vandenbossche, J.M., Concrete Overlay Workshop, 94th Annual Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 2015. Workshop Organizer
  86. Vidic, R.D. “Sustainable Water Management for Natural Gas Extraction From Marcellus Shale” North American Oil and Gas Conference, Calgary, AB, Canada, October 21-22, 2014.
  87. Vidic, R.D. “Abandoned Mine Drainage (AMD) as an Alternative Water Source for Hydraulic Fracturing” Shale Gas Insight, Pittsburgh, PA, September 24-25, 2014.
  88. Vidic, R.D. “Wastewater Reuse in Electric Power Production and Unconventional Gas Extraction” Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability, The National Academies, Washington, DC, May 20-21, 2014.
  89. Vidic, R.D. “Abandoned Mine Drainage (AMD) as Alternative Water Source for Hydraulic Fracturing” Produced Water Disposal & Reuse Initiative 2014: Utica and Marcellus, Canonsburg, PA, March 26-27, 2014.
  90. Vidic, R.D. “Opportunities and Challenges in Unconventional (Shale) Gas Extraction” Department of Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, March 26, 2014.
  91. Yu, Q. “Long-Term Performance of Rigid-Frame Prestressed Concrete Box Girders: Effects of Coupled Concrete Creep and Cracking.” Special Session of ACI 209D, ACI Convention 2015, Kansas City, April 14, 2015.

REPORTS

 
  1. Kyle Bibby, Final report for NETL-RUA project Microbes Associated With Shale Gas Production. 11/15/14.
  2. Tonsor, S.J., Hale, A.N., Iannacchione, A., Bain, D.J., Keener, M., Pfeil-McCullough, E., and Garmire, K. “The Effects of Subsidence Resulting from Underground Bituminous Coal Mining, 2008-2013,’ (2014) PA DEP  published August 30, 2014
  3. Evans, I, Iannacchione, A., Andrews, M., Gantos, J. Environment, Health and Safety Oversight Committee (EHSOC) review of the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF), Lead, South Dakota, January 22-23, 2014, 16 p.
  4. Evans, I, Iannacchione, A., Andrews, M., Gantos, J. Environment, Health and Safety Oversight Committee (EHSOC) review of the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF), Lead South Dakota, November 3-6, 2014, 20 p.
  5. Liang, X., EAGER: Collaborative Research: Network Inference and Data Collection Based on Compressed Sensing in Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Networking, Final Project Report to NSF, pp. 29, Sept. 2014.
  6. Liang, X., EAGER: Collaborative Research: From Data to Users: A Prototype Open Modeling Framework, Final Project Report to NSF, pp. 16, Sept. 2014.
  7. Liang, X., Collaborative Research: Compressed Network Tomography and Data Collection in Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Networking, Annual Technical Report to NSF, pp. 15, August. 2014.
  8. Liang, X., The Role of Surface, Subsurface and Vegetation Processes on Droughts, Annual Technical Report to NOAA Climate Prediction Program for the Americas (CPPA), pp. 11, July 2014.
  9. Liang, X., Improving Hydrologic Disaster Forecasting and Response for Transportation by Assimilating and Fusing NASA and other Data Sets, U.S. Dept. of Transportation (DOT), Quarterly Progress Report to US DOT, pp. 24, Oct. 15, 2014.
  10. Liang, X., Improving Hydrologic Disaster Forecasting and Response for Transportation by Assimilating and Fusing NASA and other Data Sets, U.S. Dept. of Transportation (DOT), Quarterly Progress Report to US DOT, pp. 19, July 15, 2014.
  11. Liang, X., Improving Hydrologic Disaster Forecasting and Response for Transportation by Assimilating and Fusing NASA and other Data Sets, U.S. Dept. of Transportation (DOT), Quarterly Progress Report to US DOT, pp. 14, April 15, 2014.
  12. Rizzo, P., and Bagheri, A. (2014). Continued Investigation of Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves for Rail Buckling Prevention, Final Report submitted to to the Federal Railroad Administration under Contract No. DTFR53-12-C-00014.
  13. Matta, F., Velez, W., and Rizzo, P. (2014). Corrosion Assessment of Tubular Steel Poles – Final report submitted to CEATI International, CEATI REPORT No. T123700-3386. 
  14. Sidari, F, Vidic RD, Ma S, JE Stout. Blue Earth Model Plumbing System Trial. Completed August 2014.
  15. Xiao Ma, Duda S, Vidic RD, J.E. Stout. Technical Report:  Pilot-Scale Evaluation of AquaMedix Filters. Completed July 2014.
  16. Li, Z., A. Vuotto, M. Grasinger, J.M. Vandenbossche, A.T. Iannacchione, and J.C. Brigham,. “Experimental Design to Better Understand Gas Migration in Cement Paste Prior to and During Hydration (Gas Flow from Shallow Gas Formations),” Technical Final Report, prepared for NETL-URA. Draft submitted to URS-STR. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. December 15, 2014.  
  17. Harrington, D and G. Fick, (Contributing technical author - J. M. Vandenbossche), ”Guide to Concrete Overlays: Sustainable Solutions for Resurfacing and Rehabilitating Exisitng Pavements, 3rd Edition, ACPA Publication TB021.03P, May 2014. (http://www.cptechcenter.org/technical-library/documents/Overlays_3rd_edition.pdf)
  18. Sachs S., J.M. Vandenbossche and M.B. Snyder, “Developing Recalibrated Concrete Pavement Performance Models for the Darwin-Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Final Report” NCHRP 20-07/Task 327, National Academy of Science, National Cooperative Highway Research, March 2014.

BOOK CHAPTERS

 
  1. Budny, D.D., Introduction to Engineering, Stipes Publishing Co., Champaign, Ill, Fifteenth edition, 2014, pp.818.
  2. Harries, K.A. 2014. Chapter 5: Enhancing Stability of Steel Structural Sections using FRP Composites in Rehabilitation of Metallic Civil Infrastructure Using Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites, V. Karbhari, editor. Woodhead Publishing Series in Civil and Structural Engineering No. 51, pp 117-139. ISBN-13: 978 0 85709 653 1
  3. Rizzo, P. (2014). “Sensing Solutions for Assessing and Monitoring Underwater Systems”, Chapter 17 in Sensor Technologies for Civil Infrastructures: Applications in Structural Health Monitoring. Vol. 2. Editors: Ming L. Wang, Jerome P. Lynch, and Hoon Sohn. Elsevier, Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials. 
  4. Rizzo, P. (2014). “Sensing Solutions for Assessing and Monitoring Rails” Chapter 16 in Sensor Technologies for Civil Infrastructures: Applications in Structural Health Monitoring. Vol. 2. Editors: Ming L. Wang, Jerome P. Lynch, and Hoon Sohn. Elsevier, Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials. 
  5. JE Stout,  AM Goetz.  Legionella  pneumophila.  In: APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology APIC Manual. 2014, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC), Washington, D.C.
  6. Bazant, Z.P, Hubler, M.H., and Yu, Q. (2014). “Damage in Prestressed Concrete Structures Due to Creep and Shrinkage of Concrete”, Handbook of Damage Mechanics: Nano to Macro Scale for Materials and Structures, Voyiadjis, G.Z. (editor), Springer New York, ISBN: 978-1-4614-8968-9.