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Vandenbossche, Julie Marie
Civil & Environmental Engr
Vandenbossche, Julie Marie
Faculty
Associate Professor
Office: 705 BENDM
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Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2003

M.S. in Civil Engineering, Michigan State University, 1995

B.S. in Civil Engineering, Michigan State University, 1991

Undergraduate in Assoc. of Science, St. Clair County Community College, 1989

(2003) Fred Burggraf Award recognizing excellence in transportation research by a researcher 35 years of age or younger, Transportation Research Board.

(2001) Bengt Friberg Award for Best Paper by a Young Author, 7th International Conference on Concrete Pavements.

(2000) Center for Transportation Studies Travel Award.

(2000) Department of Transportation and Concrete Paving Association Merit Award for Outstanding Performance.

(2000) Mn/DOT Achievement Award.

(1999) Mn/DOT Above and Beyond Award.

(1998) Center for Transportation Studies Travel Award.

(1998) Department of Transportation and Concrete Paving Association Merit Award for Outstanding Performance.

(1991) M.S.U. Civil Engineering Department Service Award.

Darter, M.I., Rao, S., Khazanovich, L., Tompkins, D., Harvey, J., Signore, J., and Vandenbossche, J.M., In press, "Long Life Composite Pavement Systems," International Conference on Long-Life Concrete Pavements.

Vandenbossche, J.M., and Kremm-Nolan, J., "Surface Texture Measurements of a Fractured Surface to Determine the Joint Spring Stiffness in a Finite Element Model," International Journal for Pavement Engineering, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Dufalla, N., and Li, Z., "A Revised Thin and Ultra-thin Whitetopping Design Procedure," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, TRB, National Research Council, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Li, Z., and Vandenbossche, J.M., "Redefining the Failure Mode for Thin and Ultra-thin Whitetopping with a 1.9-x1.8-m (6-x6-ft) Joint Spacing," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, TRB, National Research Council, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Mu, F., and Vandenbossche, J.M., "Effects of the Base Model Used for the Prediction of Transverse Cracking in JPCP in the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide," International Journal for Pavement Engineers, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Mu, F., and Vandenbossche, J.M., In press, "Establishing Effective Linear Temperature Gradients for Bonded Concrete Overlays on Asphalt Pavements," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, TRB, National Research Council.

Nassiri, S., and Vandenbossche, J.M., In press, "Establishing Built-in Temperature Gradient for Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements in Pennsylvania," International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology.

Nassiri, S., Mu, F., and Vandenbossche, J.M., "Comparison of Response for Three Different Composite Pavement Sections to Environmental Loads," International of Journal for Pavement Engineers, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Difa;;a, M., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Janssen, D., 2013, "Guidelines for the Waste Concrete Fines-Literature Review, National Cooperative Highway Resarch Program."

Iannacchione, A., Vandenbossche, J.M., Janssen, D., and Brigham, J., 2013, "The Marcellus Shale Gas Play and the Gas Migration / Stray Gas Problem," Symposium on Environmental Considerations in Energy Production, Charleston, WV.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Barman, M., Li, Z., and Adams, T., 2012, "Development of Innovative Techniques for the Instrumentation of Composite Pavement Sections at MnROAD," 10th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Janssen, D., Dufalla, N., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2012, "Characterizing Waste Concrete Fines for Incorporation into Ready-Mixed Concrete," 2012 International Concrete Sustainability Conference, Seattle, WA.

Li, Z., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2012, "Defining the Failure Mode for Thin and Ultra-thin Whitetopping with a 1.8 m x 1.8 m Joint Spacing," 10th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Mu, F., Vandenbossche, J.M., Gatti, K.A., and Sherwood, J., 2012, "An Evaluation of the JPCP Faulting and Transverse Cracking Models of the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide," International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, vol.13, no.1, pp. 128-141.

Nassiri, S., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2012, "Evaluating the Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavements Performance Models of the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide," International Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design,, DOI:10.1080/14680629.2012.688172.

Nassiri, S., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2012, "Methodology for Establishing Permanent Curl/Warp Temperature Gradients in Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements," 10th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2011, "Mechanistic Concepts for Bonded PCC Overlays Placed on Asphalt Pavements," International Conference on Concrete Pavements-China, Xi'an, China.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Mu, F., and Burnham, T., 2011, "Comparisons Between Measured and Predicted Performance of Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements Using the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide," International Journal of Pavement, vol.12, no.3, pp. 239-251.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Mu, F., Guiterrez, J., and Sherwood, J., 2011, "An Evaluation of the Built-in Temperature Difference Input Parameter in the JPCP Cracking Model of the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide," International Journal of Pavement Engineering, vol.12, no.3, pp. 215-228.

Adams, T., Barman, M., Geary, M., Li, Z., Mu, F., Nassiri, S., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2011, "Instrumentation of Three Composite Pavements at MnROAD."

Asbahan, R., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2011, "Effects of Temperature and Moisture Gradients on Slab Deformation for JPCPs," American Society of Civil Engineers Journal of Transportation Engineering, vol.137, no.8, pp. 563-570.

Barman, M., Mu, F., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2011, "Climatic Consideration."

Nassiri, S., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2011, "Establishing Appropriate Inputs when using the MEPDG to Design Rigid Pavements in Pennsylvania."

Ni, X., Nassiri, S., Rizzo, P., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2011, "Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves-Based Sensor for Monitoring Concrete Curing," SPIE's 18th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, Proc. SPIE 7981, 79812L, San Diego, CA.

Ni, X., Rizzo, P., Nassiri, S., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2011, "Nondestructive Assessment of Concrete by means of Highly Nonlinear Solitary Waves and Pulsed-laser," SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, Connecticut.

Ramirez, L., Geary, M., Vandenbossche, J.M., Gatti, K., and Mu, F., 2011, "Causes of Premature Deterioration in Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements."

Rao, S., Darter, M., Tompkins, D., Vancura, M., Khazanovich, L., Signore, J., Wu, R., Harvey, J., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2011, "SHRP21- Composite Pavement Systems."

Vandenbossche, J.M., and Barman, M., 2010, "Whitetopping Overlay Design Considerations with regard to the Prevention of Reflection Cracking, Joint Sealing and the use of Dowel Bars," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Pavement Management 2010, vol.3.

Barman, M., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Mu, F., 2010, "Identify, Collect, Compile and Review Performance Data and Information on the Bonded PCC Overlays of Asphalt Pavements."

Barman, M., Mu, F., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2010, "Development of a Rational Mechanistic-Empirical Based Design Guide for Thin and Ultra-thin Whitetopping-Climatic Considerations."

Bruinsma, J.E., Vandenbossche, J.M., Chatti, K., and Smith, K.D., 2010, "Using Falling Weight Deflectometer Data with Mechanistic-Empirical Design and Analysis."

Gatti, K., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2010, "Premature Deterioration of Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements - Summary of Field Study."

Mu, F., Vandenbossche, J.M., Ramirez, L., and Nassiri, S., 2010, "Preparation and Execution of a Sensitivity Analysis to Evaluate (Validate) the Rigid Pavement Performance Prediction Models of the MEPDG."

Mu, F., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2010, "Evaluate Existing Performance Prediction/Damage Accumulation and Structural Response Models."

Mu, F., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2010, "Temperature Effects on Overlay Bond Characteristics and the Overlay Response to Dynamic Loads for Bonded PCC Overlays Placed on Asphalt Pavements," 7th International Delft University of Technology Workshop on Fundamental Modeling of the Design and Performance of Concrete Pavements, Spain.

Nassiri, S., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2010, "Execution of the Field Study Plan for the Instrumentation and Material Characterization of a JPCP."

Nassiri, S., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2010, "Execution of the Field Study Plan for the Instrumentation and Material Characterization of a JPCP."

Pierce, L.M., Bruinsma, J.E., Smith, K.D., Wade, M.J., Chatti, K., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2010, "Using Falling Weight Deflectometer Data with Mechanistic-Empirical Design and Analysis."

Ramirez, L., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2010, "Premature Deterioration of Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements - Summary of Field Study."

Ramirez, L., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2010, "Premature Deterioration of Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements - Summary of Laboratory Study."

Smith, K.D., Bruinsma, J.E., Wade, M.J., Chatti, K., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Yu, H.T., 2010, "Using Falling Weight Deflectometer Data with Mechanistic-Empirical Design and Analysis."

Gatti, K., Nassiri, S., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2009, "Establishing Appropriate Inputs When Using the mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG) to Design Rigid pavements in Pennsylvania."

Nassiri, S., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Gatti, K., 2009, "Establishing Appropriate Inputs When Using the mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG) to Design Rigid pavements in Pennsylvania."

Nassiri, S., Gatti, K., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2009, "Established Inputs for the New Rigid Component of the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide," Western Pennsylvania Transportation Research Forum, Pittsburgh, PA.

Ramirez, L., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2009, "Premature Deterioration of Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements, Field Data Collection Plan."

Ramirez, L., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2009, "Summary of Sites Selected and Data Obtained."

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2008, "When Should Fiber Reinforced Concrete (FRC) be used and How can FRC be Incorporated into Pavement Design?," Second Workshop on Advanced Characterization, Modeling, and Design of Concrete Pavements, Richmond, CA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., and Mu, F., 2008, "Verify the MEPDG Rigid Pavment Models Using Field Observations."

Asbahan, R.E., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2008, "Effects of Environmental Loads on Slab Curvature," Western Pennsylvania Transportation Research Forum, Pittsburgh, PA.

McCracken, J., Asbahan, R., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2008, "Effect of MEPDG Hierarchical Levels on the Predicted Performance of Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements," 9th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, pp. 153-170, San Francisco, CA.

McCracken, J., Asbahan, R., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2008, "Evaluating the Cracking Predicted by the MEPDG using Results from the S.R.-22 Smart Pavement Study."

McCracken, J., Asbahan, R., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2008, "S.R.-22 Smart Pavement: Response Characteristics of a Jointed Plain Concrete Pavement to Applied and Environmental Loads."

Snyder, M., and Nassiri, S., 2008, "Review of Previous Studies Evaluating the MEPDG Rigid Pavement Models."

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2007, "Effects of Slab Temperature Profiles on the Use of Falling Weight Deflectometer Data to Monitor Joint Performance and Detect Voids," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2005, TRB, National Research Council, pp. 75-85.

Asbahan, R.E., McCracken, J.M., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2007, "One-Year Pavement Response Characteristics to Environmental and Applied Loads for the S.R. 22 Smart Pavement Project," Western Pennsylvania Transportation Research Forum, Pittsburgh, PA.

Janssen, D., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Koubaa, A., 2007, "A Procedure for Optimizing the use of Recycled Concrete Fines in Slag-Cement," Zement-Kalk-Gips International, vol.60, no.3, pp. 1-8.

Smith, K.D., Wade, M.J., Bruinsma, J.E., Chatti, K., Vandenbossche, J.M., Yu, H.T., Hoerner, T.E., and Tayabji, S.D., 2007, "Using Falling Weight Deflectometer Data with Mechanistic-Empirical Design and Analysis."

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2006, "Characterizing Early-Age and Seasonal Affects on Slab Response to Environmental Loads," 6th International Delft University of Technology Workshop on Fundamental Modeling of the Design and Performance of Concrete Pavements, Belgium.

Asbahan, R., McCracken, J., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2006, "S.R.-22 Smart Pavement Phase II: One-Year Material Properties and Pavement Response Characteristics for Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements."

Halin, J., Smith, K.L., Rao, S., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2006, "PennDOT Pavement Life-Cycle Cost Analysis."

Janssen, D., Vandenbossche, J.M., Whiting, N., and Kuobaa, A., 2006, "Optimizing the Use of Recycled Concrete Fines in Interground Slag-Cement," International Conference on Building Materials, Weimar, Germany.

Well, S.A., Phillips, B.M., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2006, "Characterizing Strain Induced by Environmental Loads in Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements Immediately after Paving and throughout the First Ten Months," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1947, TRB, National Research Council, pp. 36-48.

Well, S.A., Phillips, B.M., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2006, "Quantifying Built-in Construction Gradients and Early-age Slab Shape to Environmental Loads for Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements," International Journal for Pavement Engineers, vol.7, no.4, pp. 275-289.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2005, "Best Practices for the Design and Repair of Thin and Ultra-thin Whitetopping Based on Mn/ROAD Findings," International Conference on Best Practices for Ultra-thin and Thin Whitetoppings, pp. 242-261, Denver, CO.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2005, "Using Surface Texture Measurements of a Fractured Surface to Determine the Joint Spring Stiffness in a Finite Element Model," Workshop on Fracture Mechanics for Concrete Pavements, pp. 91-97, Copper Mountain, CO.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2005, "Using Surface Texture Measurements of Fractured Surfaces to Determine the Joint Spring Stiffness in a Finite Element Model," Workshop on Fracture Mechanics for Concrete Pavements: Theory to Practice, Copper Mountain, CO.

Vandenbossche, J.M., and Snyder, M.B., 2005, "Comparison between Measured Slab Profiles of Curled Pavements and Profiles Generated Using the Finite Element Method," 8th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, pp. 1155-1172, Colorado Springs, CO.

Wells, S.A., Phillips, B.M., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2005, "S.R.-22 Smart pavement Phase I: Early-Age Material Properties and Pavement Response Characteristics for Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements."

Vandenbossche, J.M., and Snyder, M.B., 2004, "Interpreting the Effects of Curled/Warped Pavements on the Analysis of FWD Data," 5th International CROW Workshop on Fundamental Modeling of the Design and Performance of Concrete Pavements, CROW Technology Centre of the Netherlands, Istanbul, Turkey.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2003, "Performance Analysis of Ultra-thin Whitetopping Intersections on US-169,," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1823, TRB, National Research Council, pp. 18-27.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2002, "The Construction and Performance of Ultra-thin Whitetopping Intersections on US-169."

Vandenbossche, J.M., and Fagerness, A.J., 2002, "Performance, Analysis and Repair of Ultra-thin and Thin Whitetopping at Mn/ROAD," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1809, TRB, National Research Council, pp. 191-198.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Schmidt, S.K., Rao, C.B., Holt, E.E., Taflin, J.W., and Barenberg, E.J., 2002, "Early and Long-Term Effects of Curling and Warping on Jointed Concrete Pavements."

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2001, "The Measured Response of Thin and Ultra-thin Whitetopping to Environmental Loads," 7th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, pp. 807-823, Orlando, FL.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 1999, "A Review of the Curing Compounds and Application Techniques Used by the Minnesota Department of Transportation for Concrete Pavements."

Vandenbossche, J.M., 1999, "Estimating Potential Aggregate Interlock Load Transfer Based Upon Measurements of Volumetric Surface Texture of the Fracture Plane," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1673, TRB, National Research Council, pp. 59-63.

Vandenbossche, J.M., and Rettner, D.L., 1999, "One-Year Performance Summary of Whitetopping Test Sections at the Mn/ROAD Test Facility," 1999 International Conference Proceedings on Accelerated Pavement Testing, pp. 1-21, Reno, NV.

Vandenbossche, J.M., and Rettner, D.L., 1998, "The Construction of US-169 and I-94 Experimental Whitetopping Test Sections in Minnesota."

Cuttell, G.D., Snyder, M.B., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Wade, M., 1997, "Performance of Concrete Pavements Containing Recycled Concrete Aggregate," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1574, TRB, National Research Council, pp. 89-98.

Wade, M.J., Cuttell, G.D., Vandenbossche, J.M., Yu, H.T., Smith, K.D., and Snyder, M.B., 1997, "Performance of Concrete Pavements Containing Recycled Concrete Aggregate."

Bruinsma, J.E., Raja, Z., Snyder, M.B., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 1995, "Factors Affecting the Deterioration of Cracks in Jointed Reinforced Concrete Pavements."

Johnson, A.M., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 1995, "Proper Treatment and Disposal of Maintenance Wastes."

Snyder, M.B., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 1995, "Surface Texture Evaluation of Recycled Concrete Pavement Cores Obtained from Various Locations Along I-94 in Michigan - Final Report."

Wade, M.J., Cuttell, G.D., Snyder, M.B., Vandenbossche, J.M., Smith, K.D., and Yu, H.T., 1995, "Performance of Concrete Pavements Containing Recycled Concrete Aggregate."

Smith, K.D., Snyder, M.B., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Wade, M., 1994, "Physical and Mechanical Properties of Recycled PCC Aggregate Concrete."

Vandenbossche, J.M., and Snyder, M.B., 1993, "Uses of Recycled Concrete - Summary of Past and Current Practices."

Snyder, M.B., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 1993, "New Research and Practice in the Recycling of Concrete," The Evolving World of Concrete, Concrete Technology Seminars No. 7, Michigan State University.

Tunison, L.A., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Snyder, M.B., 1993, "Uses of Recycled Concrete - An Annotated Bibliography of American and Select Foreign Authors."

Tunison, L.A., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Snyder, M.B., 1993, "Uses of Recycled Concrete - An Annotated Bibliography of Publications by Foreign Authors."

Ramirez, L., and Vandenbossche, J.M., "Premature Deterioration of Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements."

Vandenbossche, J.M., Dufalla, N., and Li, Z., 2013, "Revised Thin and Ulra-thin Whitetopping Design Procedure," 12th Annual Utah ACPA/UT LTAP/ACI Intermountain Concrete Pavement Workshop, Salt Lake City, UT.

Mu, F., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Cutright, K.A., 2013, "Cause of Premature Transverse Cracking When Paving Adjacent Lanes Separately," TRB Annual Meeting Subcommittee AFD50(1) on Advanced Concrete Pavement Modeling, Washington, DC.

Ramirez, L., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Nassiri, S., 2013, "Investigation of Premature Deterioration in Jointed Plain Concrete Pavement Sections in Pennsylvania," Transportation Research Board 92st Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2012, "Important Considerations in Whitetopping Design," Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2012, "PennDOT Research Initiative Highlights: Premature JPCP Deterioration & MEPDG Inputs," 14th Annual Pennsylvania Concrete Conference, Harrisburg, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2012, "Revised Bonded Whitetopping Design Procedure," International conference on Long-Life Concrete Pavements, Advanced Concrete Pavement Technology, Seattle, WA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Barman, M., Dufalla, N., Li, Z., and Mu, F., 2012, "21st Century Whitetopping Thickness Design," 51st Annual Concrete Paving Workshop, Mankato MN.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Barman, M., Dufalla, N., Li, Z., and Mu, F., 2012, "Pitt Bonded Concrete Over Asphalt Design Procedure," American Concrete Paving Association Chapter/State Mid-year Meeting, Kansas City, MO.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Barman, M., Dufalla, N., Li, Z., and Mu, F., 2012, "Pitt Bonded Concrete Over Asphalt Design Procedure," National Concrete Consortium, Oklahoma City, OK.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Barman, M., Li, Z., and Adams, T., 2012, "Development of Innovative Techniques for the Instrumentation of Composite Pavements," Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Iannacchione, A., and Janssen, D., 2012, "Tools to Assess and Control Gas Migration," 2nd Annual Energy and Innovation Conference, South Pointe, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Iannacchionie, A., Janssen, D., Brigham, J., and Khanna, V., 2012, "Gas Migration," Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Tech Services Meeting, Williamsport, PA.

Barman, M., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2012, "Temperature Dependent HMA modulus in Whitetopping Design Procedure; Poster Presentation-included on CD-ROM Conference Proceedings," 10th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Dufalla, N., Janssen, D., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2012, "Characterizing Recycled Concrete Fines for Re-Use," International conference on Long-Life Concrete Pavements, Advanced Concrete Pavement Technology, Seattle, WA.

Dufalla, N., Li, Z., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2012, "Sensitivity Study of Enhanced Whitetopping Design Procedures; Poster Presentation-included on CD-ROM Conference Proceedings," 10th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Iannacchione, A., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Brigham, J., 2012, "The Marcellus Shale Gas Play and the Gas Migration / Stray Gas Problem," ARMA/UNGI Unconventional Geomechanics Workshop American Rock Mechanics Symposium, Chicago, IL.

Mu, F., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2012, "Establishing Effective Linear Temperature Gradients for Thin and Ultra-Thin Whitetopping," Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, Washington, Washington, DC.

Mu, F., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2012, "Mode I Interfacial Fracture Property between Concrete and Asphalt," 10th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Nassiri, S., Mu, F., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Li, Z., 2012, "Comparison of Response to Environmental Loads for Three Different Composite Pavement Sections," Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2011, "Bonded Whitetopping Design Pooled Fund Study TP 5-165," TERRA Innovation Series: MnROAD Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2011, "Design of Bonded Whitetopping FHWA Pooled Fund Study; Attendees: Representatives from State Departments of Transportation and consulting firms from across the United States and the Federal Highway Administration," Hosted Webinar.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2011, "Mechanistic Concepts for Bonded PCC Overlays Placed on Asphalt Pavements," International Conference on Concrete Pavements-China, Xi'an, China.

Vandenbossche, J.M., and iannachione, A., 2011, "Effect of Gas Injection on Permeability and Material Properties of Cement Annulus," Marcellus Shale Eckenfelder, University of Pittsburgh Energy Center, Pittsburgh PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., and Nassiri, S., 2011, "Establishing Built-in Temperature Gradient for Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements in Pennsylvania," Australian Society of Concrete Pavements Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Mu, F., and Barman, M., 2011, "Current Challenges in the Design of Bonded Whitetopping-Pooled Fund Study Update," Transportation Research Board, 90th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Mu, F., Barman, M., and Adams, T., 2011, "Important Considerations in Whitetopping Design," Quality Assurance Workshop, Hershey, PA.

Mu, F., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Barman, M., 2011, "Current Challenges in the Design of Bonded Whitetopping, FHWA Pooled Fund Study Update," Transportation Research Board 2011 Annual Meeting, AFD70 Pavement Rehabilitation, Washington, DC.

Mu, F., Vandenbossche, J.M., Gatti, K.A., and Sherwood, J., 2011, "An Evaluation of the JPCP Faulting and Transverse Cracking Models of the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide," Transportation Research Board, 90th Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

Mu, F., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2011, "Mechanistic Concepts for Bonded PCC Overlays Placed on Asphalt Pavements," International Conference on Concrete Pavements-China, Xi'an, China.

Nassiri, S., Vandenbossche, J.M., Ramirez, L.C., and Sherwood, J., 2011, "Evaluating the Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavements Performance Models of the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide," Transportation Research Board, 90th Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

Ramirez, L., Vandenbossche, J.M., and Barman, M., 2011, "Concrete Mixture Properties Affecting the Aggregate Interlock Mechanism of Joints and Cracks for Rigid Pavement Systems," Transportation Research Board, 90th Annual Meeting, AFD50 Rigid Pavement Design, Washington DC.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2010, "Are the JPCP Performance Predictions in the MEPDG Reasonable?," Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide Implementation Workshop, Transportation Research Board 2010 Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2009, "Development of Design Guide for Bonded Concrete Overlays of Existing Asphalt Pavements," Federal Highway Administration National Concrete Pavement Technology Center Workshop on Concrete Overlays, Uniontown, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2009, "Development of Design Guide for Bonded Concrete Overlays of Existing Asphalt Pavements," Minnesota Concrete Paving Workshop, Rochester, MN.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2009, "Development of Design Guide for Bonded Concrete Overlays of Existing Asphalt Pavements," Northeast American Concrete Paving Association Annual Conference, Hershey, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2009, "Principles behind the MEPDG and a Comparison between National Established Traffic Characterization Inputs and those Established for Pennsylvania; Attendees: Representatives from Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Quality Engineering Solutions," Hosted Webinar.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2009, "Principles behind the MEPDG; Attendees: Representatives from Pennsylvania Department of Transportation," Hosted Webinar.

Vandenbossche, J.M., and Harrington, D., 2009, "How to Troubleshoot Concrete Overlays; Attendees: Representatives from State Departments of Transportation and consulting firms from across the United States and the Federal Highway Administration," Hosted Webinar.

2009, "Pittsburgh Teaching Seminar," Pittsburgh, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2008, "Current Facilities and Future Upgrades Occurring in the CEE Department and the Swanson School of Engineering," American Concrete Institute-Pittsburgh Chapter, Pittsburgh, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2008, "Design Guide for Thin and Ultrathin Concrete Overlays of Existing Asphalt Pavements." TPF 5-165 (Transportation Pooled Fund); Attendees: Representatives from State Departments of Transportation from across the United States and the Federal Highway Admini," Hosted Webinar.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2008, "Ultra-thin Whitetopping Technology Advancements in the U.S.," Brazilian Concrete Institute (IBRACON) Annual Conference 2nd Brazilian Workshop on Concrete Pavements, Salvador, Brazil.

Gutierezz, J., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2008, "Evaluating the JPCP Cracking Model of the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide; Poster Presentation-included on CD-ROM Conference Proceedings," 8th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, San Francisco, CA.

McCracken, J., Nassiri, S., Asbahan, R., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2008, "Evaluating the MEPDG Predicted JPCP Performance Using Results for the S.R.-22 Smart Pavement Study," 8th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, San Francisco, CA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2007, "Summary of On-Going Research and Current Activities and Initiatives within the CEE Department at the University of Pittsburgh," American Concrete Institute-Pittsburgh Chapter, Pittsburgh, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2006, "Update on the U.S.Route-22 Smart Pavement Project" in Murrysville, Pennsylvania," American Society of Highway Engineers, Uniontown, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Wells, S.J., and Phillips, B., 2006, "An Evaluation of HIPERPAV," The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Quality Assurance Workshop, Hershey, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2005, "Construction and Instrumentation of Rigid Concrete Pavements," Pennsylvania," The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Quality Assurance Workshop, Hershey, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2005, "First Year Analysis of the Data Collected on Instrumented Portion of U.S.-22 in Murrysville Pennsylvania," American Concrete Institute-Pittsburgh Chapter, Pittsburgh, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2005, "The Construction, Instrumentation and Early-Ag Performance of U.S.-22 in Murrysville, Pennsylvania," American Society of Highway Engineers, Uniontown, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., Wells, S.J., and Phillips, B., 2005, "The use of an Instrumented Test Section to Evaluate HIPERPAV," American Concrete Institute-Pittsburgh Chapter, Pittsburgh, PA.

2005, "Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute Teaching Workshop," Chicago, IL.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2004, "Mn/ROAD Test Cell Performance," Northeast American Concrete Paving Association Annual Conference, Hershey, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., 2004, "The Construction, Instrumentation and Early-Ag Performance of U.S.-22 in Murrysville, Pennsylvania," American Society of Highway Engineers, Uniontown, PA.

Vandenbossche, J.M., and Wells, S.J., 2004, "Instrumentation of U.S.-22 in Murrysville Pennsylvania," American Concrete Institute-Pittsburgh Chapter, Pittsburgh, PA.

2004, "Faculty Enhancement Workshop on the Fundamentals of Concrete," Austin, TX.

Burdette, N.J., and Vandenbossche, J.M., 2004, "Preliminary Results of a Study on the Responses of Ultra-thin Whitetopping to Applied and Environmental Loads," 83rd Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

2002, "American Concrete Paving Association Fundamentals of Pavement Design Teaching Workshop," Evanston, IL.