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Submissions from 2019

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Thermohaline stratification modeling in mine water via double-diffusive convection for geothermal energy recovery from flooded mines, Ting Bao and Zhen Liu

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Influence of soil characteristics on natural frequency-based bridge scour detection, Ting Bao, Zhen Liu, and Kelsey Bird

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Geothermal energy recovery from deep flooded copper mines for heating, Ting Bao, Jay Meldrum, Christopher Green, Stanley Vitton, Zhen Liu, and Kelsey Bird

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Sensitivity of life-cycle assessment outcomes to parameter uncertainty: Implications for material procurement decision-making, Chaitanya Ganesh Bhat and Amlan Mukherjee

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Material selections in asphalt pavement for wet-freeze climate zones: A review, Siyu Chen, Zhanping You, Naser Sharifi, Hui Yao, and Fangyuan Gong

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Closure to "Linear and Nonlinear Rheological Properties of Bituminous Mastics under Large Amplitude Oscillatory Shear Testing” by Aboelkasim Diab and Zhanping You, Aboelkasim Diab and Zhanping You

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Quasi-static cyclic testing and analytical investigation of steel plate shear walls with different post-tensioned beam-to-column rocking connections, Daniel Dowden and Michael Bruneau

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Nanomodified asphalt mixture with enhanced performance, Shuaicheng Guo, Xu Yang, Lingyun You, Qingli Dai, and Zhanping You

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Characterizations of foamed asphalt binders prepared using combinations of physical and chemical foaming agents, Mohn Rosli Mohd Hasan, Zhanping You, Huiming Yin, Lingyun You, and Ran Zhang

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Mechanical vibration for the control of membrane fouling in direct contact membrane distillation, Frank Y.C. Huang, Carolyn Medin, and Allie Arning

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Economic, social, and environmental cost optimization of biomass transportation: a regional model for transportation analysis in plant location process, Sangpil Ko, Pasi T. Lautala, Jiqing Fan, and David Shonnard

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Chapter 15: Community implementation of potable reuse of treated wastewater, Ali Mirchi, Josiah Heyman, George Tchobanoglous, Daisuke Minakata, Shane Walker, Maryam Samimi, and R. Brian Guerrero

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Pragmatism and care in engineering ethics, Indina Nair and William Bulleit

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Evaluation of photogrammetry and inclusion of control points: Significance for infrastructure monitoring, Renee Oats, Rudiger Escobar-Wolf, and Thomas Oommen

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A combined chemical and phytoremediation method for reclamation of acid mine drainage–impacted soils, Abhishek Roychowdhury, Dibyendu Sarkar, and Rupali Datta

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Laboratory study of gypsum dissolution rates for an abandoned underground mine, Mohammadhossein Sadeghiamirshahidi and Stanley Vitton

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Estimation of interstitial velocity using a direct drive high resolution passive profiler, Haley A. Schneider, W. Andrew Jackson, Ken Rainwater, Danny Reible, and Stephen Morse

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Mechanical and durability performance evaluation of crumb rubber-modified epoxy polymer concrete overlays, Jiaqing Wang, Qingli Dai, Shuaicheng Guo, and Ruizhe Si

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High-frequency fatigue performance of cracked mortar after epoxy grouting reinforcement, Zhi Wang, Long Li, Linjian Song, Shuaicheng Guo, and Qingli Dai

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Unified strength model of asphalt mixture under various loading modes, Chengdong Xia, Songtao Lv, Lingyun You, Dong Chen, Yipeng Li, and Jianlong Zheng

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Investigation of adhesion and interface bond strength for pavements underlying chip-seal: Effect of asphalt-aggregate combinations and freeze-thaw cycles on chip-seal, Lingyun You, Zhanping You, Qingli Dai, Xinfeng Xie, Sarah Washko, and Junfeng Gao

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Performance test on Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene (SBS) modified asphalt based on the different evaluation methods, Chen Zhang, Hainian Wang, Zhanping You, Junfeng Gao, and Muhammad Irfan

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A distributionally robust optimization approach to reconstructing missing locations and paths using high-frequency trajectory data, Shuaidong Zhao and Kuilin Zhang

Submissions from 2018

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Large-scale mine water geothermal applications with abandoned mines, Ting Bao, Zhen Liu, Jay Meldrum, and Christopher Green

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Field tests and multiphysics analysis of a flooded shaft for geothermal applications with mine water, Ting Bao, Zhen Liu, Jay Meldrum, Christopher Green, Pengfei Xue, and Stanley Vitton

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Boron can be used to predict trace organic rejection through reverse osmosis membranes for potable reuse, Lauren Breitner, Kerry Howe, and Daisuke Minakata

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Relationship of coefficient of permeability, porosity, and air voids in fine-graded HMA, Siyu Chen, Sanjeev Adhikari, and Zhanping You

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Preparation and properties of waterborne epoxy–modified emulsified asphalt binder (WEMEAB), Jie Ji, Hui Yao, Wenhua Zheng, Ying Xu, Song Han, Shifa Xu, and Zhanping You

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Elucidating the elementary reaction pathways and kinetics of hydroxyl radical-induced acetone degradation in aqueous phase advanced oxidation processes, Divya Kamath, Stephen P. Mezyk, and Daisuke Minakata

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Emerging investigators series: ultraviolet and free chlorine aqueous-phase advanced oxidation process: kinetic simulations and experimental validation, Divya Kamath and Daisuke Minakata

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Multiphysics in porous materials, Zhen Liu

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Mechanistic insight into the degradation of Nitrosamines via aqueous-phase UV Photolysis or a UV-based advanced oxidation process: quantum mechanical calculations, Daisuke Minakata and Erica Coscarelli

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Preliminary studies on potential remediation of acid mine drainage‐impacted soils by amendment with drinking‐water treatment residuals, Abhishek Roychowdhury,; Dibyendu Sarkar; and Rupali Datta

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Dynamic response analysis of rutting resistance performance of high modulus asphalt concrete pavement, Chundi Si, Enli Chen, Zhanping You, Riulan Tian, Ran Zhang, and Junfeng Gao

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Numerical and experimental study of internal curing effects on permeability of mortar samples, Ruizhe Si, Qingli Dai, and Xiao Sun

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Assessment of water treatment residuals as sorbent material in permeable reactive barriers: Application to a copper-contaminated site, Chris Walkons, Alex S. Mayer, Rupali Datta, and Dibyendu Sarkar

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High-temperature performance and workability of crumb rubber–modified warm-mix asphalt, Hanian Wang, Xiaoyan Li, Jinkun Xiao, Zhanping You, Xu Yang, and Muhammad Irfan

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Experimental study of low cycle fatigue properties for epoxy resins with dibutyl phthalate (DBP), Zhi Wang, Jiajia Zhou, Lianjian Song, and Long Li

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Emission analysis of recycled tire rubber modified asphalt in hot and warm mix conditions, Xu Yang, Zhanping You, David L. Perram, David W. Hand, Zeyad Tareq Ahmed, Wei Wei, and Sang Luo

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The impact of bio-oil as rejuvenator for aged asphalt binder, Ran Zhang, Zhanping You, Hainian Wang, and Mingxiao Ye

Submissions from 2017

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Critical insights for advanced bridge scour detection using the natural frequency, Ting Bao, R. Andrew Swartz, Stanley Vitton, Ye Sun, Chao Zhang, and Zhen Liu

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Ultrasonic techniques for air void size distribution and property evaluation in both early-age and hardened concrete samples, Shuaicheng Guo, Qingli Dai, Xiao Sun, Ye Sun, and Zhen Liu

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Predicting removal of trace organics by reverse osmosis for potable reuse, Kerry Howe, Daisuke Minakata, Lauren Breitner, and Muxue Zhang

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Mechanistic insight into the reactivity of Chlorine-derived radicals in the aqueous-phase UV–Chlorine advanced oxidation process: Quantum mechanical calculations, Daisuke Minakata, Divya Kamath, and Shaye Maetzold

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Transformation of dissolved organic matter in engineered ultraviolet (UV) photolysis and UV-based advanced oxidation processes, Lathika Varanasi, Erica Coscarelli, Maryam Khaksari, Lynn Mazzoleni, and Daisuke Minakata

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Lowest matric potential in quartz: Metadynamics evidence, Chao Zhang, Yi Dong, and Zhen Liu

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Using molecular dynamics to unravel phase composition behavior of nano-size pores in frozen soils: Does Young–Laplace equation apply in low temperature range?, Chao Zhang, Zhen Liu, and Peng Deng

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Effects of adsorptive water on the rupture of nanoscale liquid bridges, Chao Zhang, Zhen Liu, and Yi Dong

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Predicting removal of toxicologically relevant organics., Muxue Zhang, Lauren Breitner, Daisuke Minakata, and Kerry Howe

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Predicting the partitioning of organic compounds through Polymer materials: Quantum mechanical applications, Muxue Zhang, Kerry Howe, and Daisuke Minakata

Submissions from 2016

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Vibration‐based bridge scour detection: A review, Ting Bao and Zhen Liu

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Plasma–liquid interactions: a review and roadmap, P J. Btuggeman, M J. Kushner, B R. Locke, J G E Gardeniers, W G. Graham, Daisuke Minakata, and et.al

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Large-scale thermo-hydrodynamic modeling of a flooded underground mine for geothermal applications, Ting Guo and Zhen Liu

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Characterization of freezing fresh concrete by multiple non-destructive methods, Yan Liu, Junliang Tao, Xinbao Yu, Zhen Liu, and Xiong Yu

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Advancement in numerical simulations of gas hydrate dissociation in porous media, Zhen Liu and Xiong Yu

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Determination of aqueous- phase radical reaction rate constants for predicting the fate of transformation byproducts in advanced oxidation processes using experimental and theoretical methods, Daisuke Minakata, D. Kamath, and David L. Perram

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Phototransformation Induced by HO Radicals, Khan M.G. Mostofa, Cong-Qiang Liu, Hiroshi Sakugawa, Pingquing Fu, Marco Minella, David Vione, Daisuke Minakata, and et. al

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Reviews and Syntheses: Ocean acidification and its potential impacts on marine ecosystems, Khan M.G. Mostofa, Cong-Qiang Liu, WeiDong Zhai, Marco Minella, David Vione, Kunshan Gao, Daisuke Minakata, and et.al

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Field tests of cement fly-ash steel-slag pile composite foundation, Bing Zhang and Shuai Cui

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Atomistic‐scale investigation of effective stress principle of saturated porous materials by molecular dynamics, Chao Zhang, Zhen Liu, and Peng Deng

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Contact angle of soil minerals: A molecular dynamics study, Chao Zhang, Zhen Liu, and Peng Deng

Submissions from 2015

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On-the-Fly kinetic Monte Carlo simulation of aqueous phase advanced oxidation processes, Xin Guo, Daisuke Minakata, and John C. Crittenden

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Development of a computational tool to predict the degradation fate of organic contaminants in aqueous phase advanced oxidation processes, Divya Kamath and Daisuke Minakata

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Preliminary studies of the use of abandoned mine water for geothermal applications, Zhen Liu, Jay Meldrum, Pengfei Xue, and Christopher Green

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Discovery of New Fate of Transformation Products in Aqueous Phase Advanced Oxidation Processes using Ab initio Quantum Mechanical Calculations, Daisuke Minakata, Divya Kamath, and Mark Rouleau

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Understanding and Predicting Fate of Degradation of Organic Compounds and Associated Transformation Products in Aqueous-phase UV Photolysis and UV/H2O2 Advanced Oxidation Process, Daisuke Minakata, Divya Kamath, and Mark Rouleau

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Experimental and theoretical studies on aqueous-phase reactivity of hydroxyl radicals with multiple carboxylated and hydroxylated benzene compounds, Daisuke Minakata, Weihua Son, Stephen P. Mezyk, and William J. Cooper

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Rethinking bridge scour detection using the natural frequency: Numerical insights, R. Andrew Swartz, Stanley Vitton, Ye Sun, and Zhen Liu

Submissions from 2014

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Promoting effect of nitration modification on activated carbon in the catalytic ozonation of oxalic acid, Hongbin Cao, Linlin Xang, Guangguo Wu, Yongbing Xie, Shaoyuan Shi, Yi Zhang, Daisuke Minakata, and John C. Crittenden

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Computer-based predictions of intermediates and byproducts in the aqueous phase advanced oxidation systems: First-principles studies with kinetic Monte Carlo techniques, John C. Crittenden, Xin Guo, and Daisuke Minakata

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Computer-based first-principles kinetic Monte Carlo simulation of Polyethylene Glycol degradation in aqueous phase UV/H2O2 advanced oxidation process, Xin Guo, Daisuke Minakata, and John C. Crittenden

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Computer-based first-principles kinetic modeling of degradation pathways and byproduct fates in aqueous-phase advanced oxidation processes, Xin Guo, Daisuke Minakata, Junfeng Niu, and John C. Crittenden

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Predicting the phase composition curve in frozen soils using index properties: A physico-empirical approach, Zhen Liu and Xiong Yu

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Capillary rise method for the measurement of the contact angle of soils, Zhen Liu, Xiong Yu, and Lin Wan

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Can we predict intermediate-radicals and stable-byproducts in the aqueous phase advanced oxidation proceeses using computational chemistry, Daisuke Minakata, Stephen P. Mezyk, and John C. Crittenden

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Development of linear free energy relationships for aqueous phase radical-involved chemical reactions, Daisuke Minakata, Stephen P. Mezyk, Jace W. Jones, Brittany R. Daws, and John C. Crittenden

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Coupling of experimental and theoretical investigations for discovery of new fate of organic degradation pathways in the aqueous phase advanced oxidation processes, Daisuke Minakata and Mark. D. Rouleau

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Ozonation of ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride under basic condition, Yohei Namura, Hideaki Nagare, Daisuke Minakata, Tadao Mizuno, Taku Fujiwara, and Fumitake Nishimura

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Activated carbon-enhanced ozonation of oxalate attributed to HO oxidation in bulk solution and surface oxidation: Effects of the type and number of basic sites, Linlin Xang, Yongbing Xie, Hongbin Cao, Daisuke Minakata, Yi Zhang, and John C. Crittenden

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Activated carbon enhanced ozonation of oxalate attributed to HO oxidation in bulk solution and surface oxidation: Effect of activated carbon dosage and pH, Linlin Xang, Yongbing Xie, Daisuke Minakata, Hongbing Cao, Jiadong Xiao, Yi Zhang, and John C. Crittenden

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Effects of inorganic electron donors in photocatalytic hydrogen production over Ru/(CuAg)0.15In0.3Zn1.4S2 under visible light irradiation, Guangshan Zhang

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Efficient photocatalytic H2 production using visible‐light irradiation and (CuAg)xIn2xZn2(1 − 2x)S2 photocatalysts with tunable band gaps, Guangshan Zhang, Wen Zhang, Daisuke Minakata, Peng Wang, Yongsheng Chen, and John C. Crittenden

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Influences of colloidal and photo-stability on photocatalytic H2 generation of visible-light-driven water splitting system, Wen Zhang, Guangshan Zhang, Daisuke Minakata, Yongsheng Chen, and John Crittenden

Submissions from 2013

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Modeling acute respiratory illness during the 2007 San Diego wildland fires using a coupled emissions-transport system and general additive modeling, Brian Thelen, Nancy H. F. French, Benjamin W. Koziol, Michael Billmire, Robert Chris Owen, Jeffrey Johnson, Michele Ginsberg, Tatiana Loboda, and Shiliang Wu

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Photocatalytic hydrogen production under visible-light irradiation on (CuAg)0.15In0.3Zn1.4S2 synthesized by precipitation and calcination, Guangshan Zhang, Wen Zhang, John C. Crittenden, Yongsheng Chen, Daisuke Minakata, and Peng Wang

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The pH effects on H2 evolution kinetics for visible light water splitting over the Ru/(CuAg)0.15In0.3Zn1.4S2 photocatalyst, Guangshan Zhang, Wen Zhang, Daisuke Minakata, Yongsheng Chen, John C. Crittenden, and Peng Wang