Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • United States

Research Output 1979 2020

2020
piping
Ionic strength
turbulent flow
sandy soil
Turbulent flow
1 Citation (Scopus)

Low-cost Fe–N–C catalyst derived from Fe (III)-chitosan hydrogel to enhance power production in microbial fuel cells

Yang, W., Wang, X., Rossi, R. & Logan, B. E., Jan 15 2020, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 380, 122522.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbial fuel cells
Hydrogel
Chitosan
fuel cell
Hydrogels
2019
Open Access
alternative agriculture
Wastewater treatment
Agriculture
Byproducts
Wastewater
4 Citations (Scopus)

Accuracy of methods for reporting inorganic element concentrations and radioactivity in oil and gas wastewaters from the Appalachian Basin, U.S. Based on an inter-laboratory comparison

Tasker, T. L., Burgos, W. D., Ajemigbitse, M. A., Lauer, N. E., Gusa, A. V., Kuatbek, M., May, D., Landis, J. D., Alessi, D. S., Johnsen, A. M., Kaste, J. M., Headrick, K. L., Wilke, F. D. H., McNeal, M., Engle, M., Jubb, A. M., Vidic, R. D., Vengosh, A. & Warner, N. R., Feb 1 2019, In : Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts. 21, 2, p. 224-241 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

interlaboratory comparison
Radioactivity
Waste Water
radioactivity
Oils
Open Access
cracks
nonlinearity
regression analysis
acoustics
scanning electron microscopy

A method for bounding imprecise probabilistic criteria when using a sequential decision process for the design of structural systems

Chhabra, J. P. S. & Warn, G. P., Jul 1 2019, In : Structural Safety. 79, p. 39-53 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Structural frames
Seismic design
Risk analysis
Numerical analysis
Materials properties
1 Citation (Scopus)

A method for model selection using reinforcement learning when viewing design as a sequential decision process

Chhabra, J. P. S. & Warn, G. P., May 15 2019, In : Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 59, 5, p. 1521-1542 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinforcement learning
Reinforcement Learning
Model Selection
Fidelity
Model
digestion
Wastewater
Carbon
wastewater
ethanol
subgrade
pavement
Pavements
migration
agricultural product
Shock
Shock problems
Physics
Formulation
Godunov Scheme
2 Citations (Scopus)
Regenerative fuel cells
electrokinesis
electrode
Electrodes
membrane

Assessment of Geotextile Effectiveness in Decreasing Subgrade Pumping and Increasing Service Life in Rigid Pavements Using Scaled Model Mobile Load Simulator

Kermani, B., Stoffels, S. M. & Xiao, M., Jan 1 2019, Geotechnical Special Publication. Pando, M. A., Coe, J. T., Meehan, C. L. & Kumar, S. (eds.). GSP 310 ed. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 357-367 11 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; vol. 2019-March, no. GSP 310).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Geotextiles
subgrade
geotextile
pavement
Pavements
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characterization of ballast particle movement at mud spot

Liu, S., Huang, H., Qiu, T. & Kerchof, B., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 31, 1, 04018339.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railroads
Printing
Wheels
Repair
Railroad cars

Characterization of viscoelastic behavior of synthetic alkali–silica reaction gels

Gholizadeh-Vayghan, A., Rajabipour, F., Khaghani, M. & Hillman, M. C., Nov 1 2019, In : Cement and Concrete Composites. 104, 103359.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gels
Elastic moduli
Viscosity
Alkalies
Poisson ratio
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characterizing acoustic signals and searching for precursors during the laboratory seismic cycle using unsupervised machine learning

Bolton, D. C., Marone, C. J., Shokouhi, P., Riviere, J., Rouet-Leduc, B., Hulbert, C. & Johnson, P. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Seismological Research Letters. 90, 3, p. 1088-1098 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

machine learning
acoustics
cycles
earthquakes
stick-slip

Characterizing and modeling subnational virtual water networks of US agricultural and industrial commodity flows

Garcia, S. & Mejia, A. I., Aug 1 2019, In : Advances in Water Resources. 130, p. 314-324 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

commodity
modeling
water flow
water
connectivity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Clamping resonators for low-frequency S0 Lamb wave reflection

Hakoda, C., Lissenden, III, C. J. & Shokouhi, P., Jan 12 2019, In : Applied Sciences (Switzerland). 9, 2, 257.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave reflection
Lamb waves
Surface waves
Resonators
resonators

Combining a land surface model with groundwater model calibration to assess the impacts of groundwater pumping in a mountainous desert basin

Fang, K., Ji, X., Shen, C., Ludwig, N., Godfrey, P., Mahjabin, T. & Doughty, C., Aug 1 2019, In : Advances in Water Resources. 130, p. 12-28 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land surface
pumping
recharge
desert
calibration

Correction: Elevated levels of diesel range organic compounds in groundwater near Marcellus gas operations are derived from surface activities(Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. (2015) 112:43 (13184-9) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1511474112)

Drollette, B. D., Hoelzer, K., Warner, N. R., Darrah, T. H., Karatum, O., O’Connor, M. P., Nelson, R. K., Fernandez, L. A., Reddy, C. M., Vengosh, A., Jackson, R. B., Elsner, M. & Plata, D. L., Apr 30 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 18, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Diethylhexyl Phthalate
Groundwater
Gases
phthalic acid

Cyclic Behavior and Liquefaction Resistance of Fine Coal Refuse -Experimental and Numerical Modeling

Salam, S., Xiao, M., Khosravifar, A. & Wang, J., Jan 1 2019, Geotechnical Special Publication. Coe, J. T., Meehan, C. L., Kumar, S. & Pando, M. A. (eds.). GSP 308 ed. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 229-238 10 p. 024. (Geotechnical Special Publication; vol. 2019-March, no. GSP 308).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Liquefaction
refuse
liquefaction
Coal
coal
2 Citations (Scopus)

Decomposition of 2D polygons and its effect in hydrological models

Sanzana, P., Gironás, J., Braud, I., Hitschfeld, N., Branger, F., Rodriguez, F., Fuamba, M., Romero, J., Vargas, X., Muñoz, J. F., Vicuña, S. & Mejia, A. I., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Hydroinformatics. 21, p. 104-122 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

polygon
decomposition
Decomposition
periurban area
Catchments

Developing knowledge systems for urban resilience to cloudburst rain events

Rosenzweig, B., Ruddell, B. L., McPhillips, L., Hobbins, R., McPhearson, T., Cheng, Z., Chang, H. & Kim, Y., Sep 1 2019, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 99, p. 150-159 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resilience
event
knowledge
stormwater
infrastructure
water yield
Catchments
river basin
Rivers
climate

Duckweed as an agricultural amendment: Nitrogen mineralization, leaching, and sorghum uptake

Kreider, A. N., Fernandez Pulido, C. R., Bruns, M. V. & Brennan, R. A., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 48, 2, p. 469-475 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sorghum
Leaching
Phosphates
leaching
phosphate

Editor's Choice for the Best Papers Published in ES&T Letters in 2018

Logan, B. E., Schlenk, D., Massey Simonich, S. L. & Arnold, W. A., Apr 9 2019, In : Environmental Science and Technology Letters. 6, 4, p. 197-198 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Efectos del carbono orgánico en fase sólida y del tiempo de residencia hidráulica sobre la eliminación de manganeso(II) en el sistema de tratamiento pasivo de un drenaje de mina de carbón

Translated title of the contribution: Effects of Solid-Phase Organic Carbon and Hydraulic Residence Time on Manganese(II) Removal in a Passive Coal Mine Drainage Treatment SystemLuan, F. & Burgos, W. D., Mar 6 2019, In : Mine Water and the Environment. 38, 1, p. 130-135 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mine drainage
Organic carbon
Coal mines
coal mine
Drainage

Effective Biofouling Control Using Periodic H2O2 Cleaning with CuO Modified and Polypropylene Spacers

Yang, W., Son, M., Xiong, B., Kumar, M., Bucs, S., Vrouwenvelder, J. S. & Logan, B. E., May 20 2019, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 7, 10, p. 9582-9587 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofouling
biofouling
Polypropylenes
Cleaning
Biofilms

Effect of activator, curing and humidity on drying shrinkage of alkali-activated fly ash

Hojati, M., Rajabipour, F. & Radlinska, A. Z., Jan 7 2019, In : Green Materials. 7, 2, p. 71-83 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal Ash
Alkalies
Fly ash
Curing
Atmospheric humidity

Effect of consolidation on VOC transport through a GM/GCL composite liner system

Pu, H., Shackelford, C. D. & Fox, P. J., Jan 1 2019, Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics Volume 2 - Towards a Sustainable Geoenvironment. Bouazza, A., Zhan, L. & Chen, Y. (eds.). Springer Berlin Heidelberg, p. 601-607 7 p. (Environmental Science and Engineering).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Geomembranes
Volatile organic compounds
Consolidation
Clay
Composite materials

Effect of deviator stress on the initiation of suffusion

Luo, Y., Luo, B. & Xiao, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Acta Geotechnica.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shear stress
Shear stress
Hydraulics
hydraulics
Soils

Effect of Particle Size on High-Strain Rate Response of Sand

Prabhu, S. & Qiu, T., Jan 1 2019, Geotechnical Special Publication. Kumar, S., Pando, M. A., Meehan, C. L. & Coe, J. T. (eds.). GSP 310 ed. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 155-164 10 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; vol. 2019-March, no. GSP 310).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

strain rate
Strain rate
Sand
Particle size
particle size

Effects of Particle Characteristics on Impact Force from a Granular Sliding Mass on a Rigid Obstruction

Grant, A., Ahmadipur, A. & Qiu, T., Jan 1 2019, Geotechnical Special Publication. Meehan, C. L., Kumar, S., Coe, J. T. & Pando, M. A. (eds.). GSP 305 ed. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), p. 205-212 8 p. (Geotechnical Special Publication; vol. 2019-March, no. GSP 305).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Landslides
Flow velocity
sliding
Sand
Particle size
15 Citations (Scopus)

Electroactive microorganisms in bioelectrochemical systems

Logan, B. E., Rossi, R., Ragab, A. & Saikaly, P. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Nature Reviews Microbiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Electrodes
Electrons
Geobacter
Bioelectric Energy Sources
Cell Respiration

Electro-forward osmosis

Son, M., Kim, T., Yang, W., Gorski, C. A. & Logan, B. E., Jul 16 2019, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 53, 14, p. 8352-8361 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Osmosis
osmosis
Composite membranes
membrane
Protons
2 Citations (Scopus)

Emerging investigator series: Radium accumulation in carbonate river sediments at oil and gas produced water discharges: Implications for beneficial use as disposal management

McDevitt, B., McLaughlin, M., Cravotta, C. A., Ajemigbitse, M. A., Van Sice, K. J., Blotevogel, J., Borch, T. & Warner, N. R., Feb 1 2019, In : Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts. 21, 2, p. 324-338 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radium
radium
carbonate sediment
Carbonates
Rivers

Ending Our Hydrogen and Ammonia Addiction to Fossil Fuels

Logan, B. E., May 14 2019, In : Environmental Science and Technology Letters. 6, 5, p. 257-258 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Fossil Fuels
Fossil fuels
Ammonia
fossil fuel
Hydrogen

Enhanced trifluoroacetate removal from groundwater by quaternary nitrogen-grafted granular activated carbon

Sun, H., Cannon, F. S. & He, X., Apr 10 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 660, p. 577-585 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trifluoroacetic Acid
Activated carbon
activated carbon
Groundwater
Nitrogen
1 Citation (Scopus)
Railroad cars
traffic
Detectors
model theory
savings
15 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating a multi-panel air cathode through electrochemical and biotic tests

Rossi, R., Jones, D., Myung, J., Zikmund, E., Yang, W., Gallego, Y. A., Pant, D., Evans, P. J., Page, M. A., Cropek, D. M. & Logan, B. E., Jan 1 2019, In : Water Research. 148, p. 51-59 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fuel cell
Cathodes
electrode
air
Air
Plug-in hybrid vehicles
Electric vehicles
Taxation
Fuel economy
Electric batteries
Rural roads
Statistical Models
road
regression
Mean square error
7 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of Electrode and Solution Area-Based Resistances Enables Quantitative Comparisons of Factors Impacting Microbial Fuel Cell Performance

Rossi, R., Cario, B. P., Santoro, C., Yang, W., Saikaly, P. E. & Logan, B. E., Apr 2 2019, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 53, 7, p. 3977-3986 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microbial fuel cells
fuel cell
electrode
Electrodes
Cathodes

Evaluation of Pavement Subgrade Long-term Equilibrium Moisture with Suction Potential

Bae, A. & Stoffels, S. M., Jan 1 2019, In : KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering. 23, 1, p. 147-159 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pavements
Moisture
Wetting
Drying
Soils

Fluidized Bed Combustion (FBC) fly ash and its performance in concrete

Zahedi, M. & Rajabipour, F., Jan 1 2019, In : ACI Materials Journal. 116, 4, p. 163-172 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal Ash
Fluidized bed combustion
Fly ash
Concretes
Ashes

From national indices to regional action—An Analysis of food, energy, water security in Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru

Mohammadpour, P., Mahjabin, T., Fernandez, J. & Grady, C., Nov 1 2019, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 101, p. 291-301 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
regional analysis
Ecuador
Bolivia
Peru
food
5 Citations (Scopus)

Hillslope Hydrology in Global Change Research and Earth System Modeling

Fan, Y., Clark, M., Lawrence, D. M., Swenson, S., Band, L. E., Brantley, S. L., Brooks, P. D., Dietrich, W. E., Flores, A., Grant, G., Kirchner, J. W., Mackay, D. S., McDonnell, J. J., Milly, P. C. D., Sullivan, P. L., Tague, C., Ajami, H., Chaney, N., Hartmann, A., Hazenberg, P. & 17 others, McNamara, J., Pelletier, J., Perket, J., Rouholahnejad-Freund, E., Wagener, T., Zeng, X., Beighley, E., Buzan, J., Huang, M., Livneh, B., Mohanty, B. P., Nijssen, B., Safeeq, M., Shen, C., van Verseveld, W., Volk, J. & Yamazaki, D., Jan 1 2019, In : Water Resources Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
hillslope
global change
hydrology
modeling
energy
2 Citations (Scopus)

How to improve attribution of changes in drought and flood impacts

Kreibich, H., Blauhut, V., Aerts, J. C. J. H., Bouwer, L. M., Van Lanen, H. A. J., Mejia, A. I., Mens, M. & Van Loon, A. F., Jan 2 2019, In : Hydrological Sciences Journal. 64, 1, p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drought
vulnerability
catchment
analysis

Hydrological Functioning of an Evolving Urban Stormwater Network

Jovanovic, T., Hale, R. L., Gironás, J. & Mejia, A. I., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Water Resources Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stormwater
geomorphology
urban development
connectivity
infrastructure

Hydrological model diversity enhances streamflow forecast skill at short-to medium-range timescales

Sharma, S., Siddique, R., Reed, S., Ahnert, P. & Mejia, A. I., Jan 1 2019, In : Water Resources Research. 55, 2, p. 1510-1530 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

streamflow
timescale
forecast
prediction
weather
Graph theory
Physics