Explore a selection of works produced by faculty in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering at Michigan Technological University.

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Submissions from 2024

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Soil stabilization with gypsum: A review, Yasaman Abdolvand and Mohammadhossein Sadeghiamirshahidi

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Case Study of Use of User-Friendly Algorithm for the Balanced Design of a Multiple-Source Water Distribution System, Helen A. Amiri and Brian Barkdoll

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The rain, it is a changing: non-stationarity of precipitation and the effect on water infrastructure design, Brian Barkdoll

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Engaging Novice Programmers: A Literature Review of the Effect of Code Critiquers on Programming Self-efficacy, Mary E. Benjamin, Laura E. Brown, Jon Sticklen, Leo C. Ureel II, and Michelle E. Jarvie-Eggart

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Recent progress and perspectives on coal dust sources, transport, hazards, and controls in underground mines, Yong Cao, Yang Xiao, Zhen Ping Wang, Qing Wei Li, Chi Min Shu, Xing Rui Jiang, and Shi Liang Wu

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Sanitation in urban areas may limit the spread of antimicrobial resistance via flies, Drew Capone, Oliver Cumming, Abeoseh Flemister, Victor Ilevbare, Seth R. Irish, Ishi Keenum, Jackie Knee, Rassul Nala, and Joe Brown

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Embracing Semi-supervised Domain Adaptation for Federated Knowledge Transfer, Madhureeta Das, Zhen (Leo) Liu, Xianhao Chen, Xiaoyong Yuan, and Lan Zhang

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Seismic performance and collapse assessment of a steel boundary frame with non-gapping beam-to-column rocking connections with buckling-restrained brace structural fuses, Daniel Dowden and Alexander M. Baker

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Trends in sample preparation and analysis of current use pesticides in abiotic environmental matrices, Jiehong Guo and An Li

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Surface defect detection of civil structures using images: Review from data perspective, Jingjing Guo, Pengkun Liu, Bo Xiao, Lu Deng, and Qian Wang

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Safety Immersive Storytelling Videos Using Virtual Humans and 360-Degree Panoramas: A Pilot Study of Fall Hazard Training with Residential Construction Professionals, Josiane Isingizwe, Ricardo Eiris, and Ahmed Al-Bayati

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Influence of compatibilization methods on the compatibility between asphalt and DCLR components with molecular dynamics (MD) method, Jie Ji, Huijie Liu, Hui Yao, and Zhanping You

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Laboratory evaluation and field demonstration of cold in-place recycling asphalt mixture in Michigan low-volume road, Dongzhao Jin, Lei Yin, Lance Malburg, and Zhanping You

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To what extent do water reuse treatments reduce antibiotic resistance indicators? A comparison of two full-scale systems, Ishi Keenum, Jeanette Calarco, Haniyyah Majeed, E. Eldridge Hager-Soto, Charles Bott, Emily Garner, Valerie J. Harwood, and Amy Pruden

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Thermal and mechanical properties of PEG4000 and PUSSPCMs for thermoregulation of asphalt, Tao Liu, Naisheng Guo, Zhanping You, Yiqiu Tan, and Chenze Fang

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Macro-and Microscale Properties of Stone Mastic Asphalt Mixtures Containing Calcium Sulfate Whisker, Xuelian Li, Jie Xu, Zihan Tang, Zhanping You, and Aboelkasim Diab

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Development of an Elementary Reaction-Based Kinetic Model to Predict the Aqueous-Phase Fate of Organic Compounds Induced by Reactive Free Radicals, Daisuke Minakata

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Valorization of Spent Vetiver Roots for Biochar Generation, Sameer Neve, Dibyendu Sarkar, Manas Warke, Teresa Bandosz, and Rupali Datta

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A photothermal and superhydrophobic emulsified asphalt coating modified by CNTs and PTFE for anti-icing and de-icing applications, Chao Peng, Dongjin Yang, Zhanping You, Di Ruan, Peiwen Guan, Zhile Ye, Yunfei Ning, Ni Zhao, and Feiyu Yang

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Case Study of Climate Change Effects on a Water Distribution System Design in Ha Leronti, Lesotho, Africa, Sarah Peterson and Brian Barkdoll

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Core Damage Caused by Locked-in Residual Stresses in a Shallow High-strength Rock Formation, Mohammadhossein Sadeghiamirshahidi

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As-Built Building Information Model (BIM) Development for Highway Construction Projects Using Uncrewed Aerial System (UAS) Data, Reihaneh Samsami, Amlan Mukherjee, and Colin Brooks

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Vision-Based Detection Method for Construction Site Monitoring by Integrating Data Augmentation and Semisupervised Learning, Mengnan Shi, Chen Chen, Bo Xiao, and Joonoh Seo

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TEMPORAL CHANGES IN VIDEO GAME PLAY AND SPATIAL VISUALIZATION SKILLS BY GENDER AMONG ENGINEERING STUDENTS, Sheryl A. Sorby, Norma Veurink, and Rónán Dunbar

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Predicting chloride ingression in concrete containing different SCMs based on chloride binding and electrical resistivity, Peifeng Su, Qingli Dai, and Evan S. Kane

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Suitability of the height above nearest drainage (HAND) model for flood inundation mapping in data-scarce regions: a comparative analysis with hydrodynamic models, Navin Tony Thalakkottukara, Jobin Thomas, Melanie Watkins, Benjamin C. Holland, Thomas Oommen, and Himanshu Grover

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Sticky Hard Sphere Model for Characterizing Tumor Microstructure via Quantitative Ultrasound, Quang Tran, William D. O'Brien, and Aiguo Han

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Synthetic Simulated Data for Construction Automation: A Review, Liqun Xu, Hexu Liu, Bo Xiao, Xiaowei Luo, and Zhenhua Zhu

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Research on anti-shear performance of waterproof adhesive layer (WAL) in polyurethane-mixture steel-bridge pavement structure, Ying Xu, Zhongqi Fan, Zihan Wang, Haorui Shan, Xinpeng Lyu, Zhongda Liu, and Shifa Xu

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A strength-based mix design method of fly ash concrete with superabsorbent polymer based on Powers' model, Chao Yao, Aiqin Shen, Lei Yin, Xiaoqian Dai, Jinhua Wu, and Yinchuan Guo

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Research and optimization of YOLO-based method for automatic pavement defect detection, Hui Yao, Yaning Fan, Xinyue Wei, Yanhao Liu, Dandan Cao, and Zhanping You

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Research and comparison of pavement performance prediction based on neural networks and fusion transformer architecture, Hui Yao, Ke Han, Yanhao Liu, Dawei Wang, and Zhanping You

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A preliminary study on the identification of microcracks on the aggregate surface of asphalt pavements under cumulative tire wear, Miao Yu, Zhi Yang, Geng Chen, Zhanping You, Liming Yang, Jue Li, and Yalong Li

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Preparation and performance analysis of polyamide-based rapid repair material for asphalt pavement shallow groove, Jun Zhang, Naisheng Guo, Shichao Cui, Zhaoyang Chu, Zhanping You, and Yiqiu Tan

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Recent advancements of human-centered design in building engineering: A comprehensive review, Yuxuan Zhang, Junyu Chen, Hexu Liu, Yuan Chen, Bo Xiao, and Heng Li

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Integrating Virtual Reality and Consensus Models for Streamlined Built Environment Design Collaboration, Yuxuan Zhang, Bo Xiao, and Xinming Li

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Effects of waste wood oil content on thermodynamic and structural properties of bio-asphalt and interactions between components: a molecular dynamic simulation study, Zhi Zheng, Naisheng Guo, Yiqiu Tan, and Zhanping You

Submissions from 2023

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‘Being able to work has kept our life fairly constant:’ reconciling social practice models to assess the impact of (infra)structural inequities on household wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sonya Ahamed, Chelsea Schelly, Kristin Floress, William Lytle, Holly Caggiano, Cara L. Cuite, Charles Wallace, Ryan Cook, Rebekah Jarvis, Rachael Shwom, and David Watkins

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Addressing Social Inequity in Construction Safety Research: Personal Protective Equipment Focus, Ahmed Jalil Al-Bayati, Ricardo Eiris, Guillermo Ortega Hernandez, and Miriam Ahmed Al-Bayati

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Assessing pollution and health risks from chromite mine tailings contaminated soils in India by employing synergistic statistical approaches, Sonali Banerjee, Saibal Ghosh, Sonam Jha, Sumit Kumar, Gourav Mondal, Dibyendu Sarkar, Rupali Datta, Abhishek Mukherjee, and Pradip Bhattacharyya

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Effect of Increasing Discharge on Municipal Storm Sewer Systems: Exploring the Connection to Total Maximum Daily Load, Brian Barkdoll

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Moving statistic method (MSM) for quantification of changes in precipitation intensity and dry periods caused by climate change and demonstration on major U.S. cities, Brian Barkdoll

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Moving statistic method (MSM) for quantification of changes in precipitation intensity and dry periods caused by climate change and demonstration on major U.S. cities, Brian D. Barkdoll

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Aqueous-Phase Single-Electron Transfer Calculations for Carbonate Radicals Using the Validated Marcus Theory, Benjamin Barrios and Daisuke Minakata

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A Simplified Finite Element Joint Model Updated with Experimental Modal Features, Jonathan K. Black, Skylar J. Callis, Aaron Feizy, Christopher Lin Johnson, Nicholas A.J. Lieven, and Manuel A. Vega

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Urban Versus Lake Impacts on Heat Stress and Its Disparities in a Shoreline City, T. C. Chakraborty, Jiali Wang, Yun Qian, William Pringle, Zhao Yang, and Pengfei Xue

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Solvent based dissolution-precipitation of waste polyethylene terephthalate: economic and environmental performance metrics, Utkarsh S. Chaudhari, Daniel G. Kulas, Alejandra Peralta, Tasmin Hossain, Anne T. Johnson, Damon S. Hartley, Robert Handler, Barbara K. Reck, Vicki S. Thompson, David Watkins, and David Shonnard

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Occurrence and risk of iodinated X-ray contrast media in source and tap water from Jiangsu province, China, Xinying Cheng, Yubao Xia, Qiuyi Ji, Qingsong Ji, Huiming Li, Jiehong Guo, Shiyin Li, Shaogui Yang, Limin Zhang, and Huan He

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Soil Arching Effect Associated with Ground Movement and Stress Transfer Adjacent to Braced Excavation in Clayey Ground, Ren Peng Chen, Mu-Chun Liu, Fan Yan Meng, Huai Na Wu, and Zhong Chao Li

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Leveraging connected vehicle platooning technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of train fleeting under moving blocks, Pooria Choobchian, Geordie Roscoe, Tyler Dick, Bo Zou, Daniel Work, Kuilin Zhang, Yanbing Wang, and Yun Chu Hung

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Research Progress on Performance and Deterioration Mechanism of Asphalt and Asphalt Mixture in Chloride Environment, Zhaoyang Chu, Naisheng Guo, Chenze Fang, Yiqiu Tan, and Zhanping You

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Mixed-Media Filtration and Solar Pasteurization for Wastewater Reuse, Jenna Cook, Morgan Hallberg, Francine Rosinski, Nadia Stauffer, and Eden Traub

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Preparation and microstructural and thermal properties of a vulcanized Eucommia ulmoides gum modified asphalt, Shichao Cui, Naisheng Guo, Yiqiu Tan, Zhanping You, Zhaoyang Chu, Xin Jin, and Zhixiang Guo

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A household-scale life cycle assessment model for understanding the food-energy-water nexus, Jessica Daignault, Charles Wallace, David Watkins, Robert Handler, Yi Yang, Danielle Heaney, and Sonya Ahamed

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Development of a group contribution method to predict the aqueous-phase reactivities of hydrated electrons with organic compounds, Rose Daily and Daisuke Minakata

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Research on the Compatibility of Bio-oil Modified Asphalt Binder Based on Molecular Dynamics, Heyang Ding, Hainian Wang, Ning Xu, Chonghui Wang, Xin Qu, and Zhanping You

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A fairness assessment of mobility-based COVID-19 case prediction models, Abdolmajid Erfani and Vanessa Frias-Martinez

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Prospect of 3D printing technologies in maintenance of asphalt pavement cracks and potholes, Fangyuan Gong, Xuejiao Cheng, Bingjie Fang, Can Cheng, Yu Liu, and Zhanping You

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A Review on the Application of 3D Printing Technology in Pavement Maintenance, Fangyuan Gong, Xuejiao Cheng, Qinghua Wang, Yi Chen, Zhanping You, and Yu Liu

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Estimation of flaw parameters for holes in glass using maximum likelihood estimator, Nabhajit Goswami, Joshua A. Schultz, Kui Zhang, Daniel Dowden, R. Andrew Swartz, and Stephen Morse

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Progress of Multi-scale Research on Chloride Salt Erosion Damage of Asphalt and Asphalt Mixture, Nai Sheng Guo, Zhao Yang Chu, Chen Ze Fang, Zhan Ping You, and Shi Chao Cui

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Testing Protocol, Data Storage, and Recalibration for Pavement-ME Design, Syed Waqar Haider, M. Emin Kutay, Bora Cetin, Rahul Raj Singh, Hamad Bin Muslim, Celso Santos, Zhanping You, Dongzhao Jin, Kai Xin, and et al.

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Nanoscale Investigation into Dynamics of Thin Liquid Films during Bouncing and Attachment of Rising Air Bubbles on Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Surfaces, Fatemeh Hamidzadeh, Kaiwu Huang, Xinyu Ye, and Lei Pan

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Racial Disparities in the Construction Domain: A Systematic Literature Review of the U.S. Educational and Workforce Domain, Josiane Isingizwe, Ricardo Eiris, and Masoud Gheisari

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A case study of the comparison between rubberized and polymer modified asphalt on heavy traffic pavement in wet and freeze environment, Dongzhao Jin, Kwadwo Ampadu Boateng, Dongdong Ge, Tiankai Che, Lei Yin, Wayne Harrall, and Zhanping You

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Reconstruction of Asphalt Pavements with Crumb Rubber Modified Asphalt Mixture in Cold Region: Material Characterization, Construction, and Performance, Dongzhao Jin, Dongdong Ge, Jiaqing Wang, Lance Malburg, and Zhanping You

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Comparison of asphalt emulsion-based chip seal and hot rubber asphalt-based chip seal, Dongzhao Jin, Lei Yin, Kai Xin, and Zhanping You

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Insights on Simulating Summer Warming of the Great Lakes: Understanding the Behavior of a Newly Developed Coupled Lake-Atmosphere Modeling System, Miraj Kayastha, Chenfu Huang, Jiali Wang, William J. Pringle, T. C. Chakraborty, Zhao Yang, Robert D. Hetland, Yun Qian, and Pengfei Xue

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Reconstructing 42 Years (1979–2020) of Great Lakes Surface Temperature through a Deep Learning Approach, Miraj Kayastha, Tao Liu, Daniel Titze, Timothy C. Havens, Chenfu Huang, and Pengfei Xue

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Coastal Environments: Mine Discharges and Infringements on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights, Charles Kerfoot, Gary Swain, Luis M. Verissimo, Erin Johnston, Carol MacLennan, Daniel Schneider, and Noel Urban

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A semi-analytical formulation for suspended cables with singularity method, Fang Li, Jun Wu, Freydoon Arbabi, and Shanhong Liu

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Reactivity of Bromine Radical with Dissolved Organic Matter Moieties and Monochloramine: Effect on Bromate Formation during Ozonation, Sungeun Lim, Benjamin Barrios, Daisuke Minakata, and Urs Von Guten

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Characterization of Fatigue Damage Properties of Fine Aggregate Matrix and Hot Mix Asphalt, Hongfu Liu, Wenwen Ge, Guoxi Liang, Xinyu Yang, Liyin Chen, Dongzhao Jin, Chenfeng Chu, Xiangbin Gong, Huanan Yu, and Songtao Lv

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Rheological Properties and Modified Mechanism of Polyurethane Solid-solid Phase Change Materials Modified Asphalt, Tao Liu, Nai Sheng Guo, Xin Jin, Yi Lie Hou, and Zhan Ping You

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Thermoregulation, rheological properties and modification mechanism of asphalt modified with PUSSPCMs, Tao Liu, Naisheng Guo, Xin Jin, Yiqiu Tan, Zhanping You, Shichao Cui, Zhaoyang Chu, and Chenze Fang

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Experimental Testing and Constitutive Modelling of Pavement Materials, Xueyan Liu, Yuqing Zhang, Zhanping You, Linbing Wang, and Changhong Zhou

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Experimental Testing and Constitutive Modelling of Pavement Materials, Xueyan Liu, Yuqing Zhang, Zhanping You, Linbing Wang, and Changhong Zhou

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Bimolecular versus Trimolecular Reaction Pathways for H2O2 with Hypochlorous Species and Implications for Wastewater Reclamation, Zonghao Luo, Wenjing Zhou, Ying Jiang, Daisuke Minakata, Richard Spinney, Dionysios D. Dionysiou, Jianbo Liu, and Ruiyang Xiao

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Improved Method for Simulating Groundwater Inundation Using the MODFLOW 6 Lake Transport Package, Lauren K. Mancewicz, Alex Mayer, Christian Langevin, and Jason Gulley

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The potential for fencing to be used as low-cost solar photovoltaic racking, Sudhachandra Masna, Stephen Morse, Koami Soulemane Hayibo, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Lateral Performance Simulation of Conventional CLT Shear Wall and Structure by Equivalent Decomposed Wall Model, Yunxiang Ma and Qingli Dai

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Performance-optimised design of sand fog seal for pavement cold repair using RSM I-optimal methodology, Ziye Ma, Hainian Wang, Yuanle Li, Mohd Rosli Mohd Hasan, Ning Xu, and Zhanping You

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Retraining investment for Alberta’s oil and gas workers for green jobs in the solar industry, Theresa K. Meyer, Carol Hunsberger, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Toxic Analysis of Leaf Protein Concentrate Regarding Common Agricultural Residues, T. K. Meyer, R. J. Tieman, S. W. Breuer, D. Denkenberger, and J. M. Pearce

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Predicting Transformation Products during Aqueous Oxidation Processes: Current State and Outlook, Daisuke Minakata and Urs von Gunten

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Elucidation of the Photochemical Fate of Methionine in the Presence of Surrogate and Standard Dissolved Organic Matter under Sunlight Irradiation, Benjamin Mohrhardt, Benjamin Barrios, Ryan Kibler, Wynter King, Paul V. Doskey, and Daisuke Minakata

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“Slow down. Rail crossing ahead. Look left and right at the crossing”: In-vehicle auditory alerts improve driver behavior at rail crossings, Chihab Nadri, Siddhant Kekal, Yinjia Li, Xuan Li, Seul Chan Lee, David Nelson, Pasi Lautala, and Myounghoon Jeon

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Parameterized Wildfire Fragility Functions for Overhead Power Line Conductors, Mostafa Nazemi, Payman Dehghanian, Yousef M. Darestani, and Jinshun Su

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Multi-hazard socio-physical resilience assessment of hurricane-induced hazards on coastal communities, Omar M. Nofal, Kooshan Amini, Jamie E. Padgett, John W. van de Lindt, Nathanael Rosenheim, Yousef M. Darestani, Amin Enderami, Elaina J. Sutley, Sara Hamideh, and Leonardo Duenas-Osorio

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Using Analytical Hierarchy Process for Excess-Chlorine Risk Assessments in a Water Distribution Network: A Case Study, Maryam Pakdehi, Mojtaba Ardestani, Mohammad Hossein Niksokhan, Brian Barkdoll, and Ebrahim Ahmadisharaf

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Anti-Icing Properties of a Polyurethane Superhydrophobic Coating on Asphalt Pavement, Chao Peng, Yudong Hu, Zhanping You, Dongzhao Jin, Xiong Xu, Chong Guo, and et al.

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Study on the effect of carbon nanotubes on the properties of wasted engine oil recycled asphalt binder, Chao Peng, Dongjin Yang, Yafeng Liu, Zhanping You, Fang Xu, Peiwen Guan, Di Ruan, Yunfei Ning, and Zhile Ye

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Preparation and performance evaluation of the plant antifreeze protein (PAFP) modified emulsified asphalt coating, Chao Peng, Dongjin Yang, Zhanping You, Fang Xu, Peiwen Guan, Di Ruan, Yunfei Ning, and Zhile Ye

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Investigation of the Antifreezing, Skid Resistance, and Waterproof Performances of an Acrylic and Polytetrafluoroethylene Coating for Asphalt Pavement, Chao Peng, Hanneng Yang, Xinyi Yuan, Zhanping You, Fang Xu, Li Lu, Hongchao Ma, Yudong Hu, Yafeng Liu, and Tianhao Wu

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Precipitation trends of major world cities with implications for sustainable water infrastructure management, Kimberley M. Peter and Brian Barkdoll

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Automated Pavement Construction Inspection Using Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS)—Hot Mixed Asphalt (HMA) Temperature Segregation, Reihaneh Samsami, Amlan Mukherjee, and Colin Brooks

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Analytical study of silane-based and wax-based additives on the interfacial bonding characteristics between natural rubber modified binder and different aggregate types, Ashiru Sani, Mohd Rosli Mohd Hasan, Khairul Anuar Shariff, Najib Mukhtar, Mohammad Nishat Akhtar, Ikenna D. Uwanuakwa, Qingli Dai, and Tracy Leh Xin Wong

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Why do we love the high line? A case study of understanding long-term user experiences of urban greenways, Yang Song, Ruiqi Yang, Hongmei Lu, Jessica Fernandez, and Tong Wang

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Effects of Fixed Edge Conditions on the Load Resistance of Single Glass Lites, James G. Soules, Stephen M. Morse, and H. Scott Norville

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Effects of Fixed Edge Conditions on the Load Resistance of Single Glass Lites, James G. Soules, Stephen Morse, and H. Scott Norville