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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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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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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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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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

Submissions from 2023

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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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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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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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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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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

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Mechanical and durability performance of concrete with recycled tire steel fibers, Peifeng Su, Miaomiao Li, Qingli Dai, and Jiaqing Wang

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High- and low-rheological properties and modification mechanism of PUP/SBS composite-modified asphalt, Liu Tao, Guo Naisheng, Zhanping You, Jin Xin, Zhu Jianping, Gao Ming, and Fang Chenze

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A generalized method for numerical modeling of seismically resilient friction dampers using flat slider bearing element, Arman Tatar, Alexander M. Baker, and Daniel Dowden

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Enhancing Winter Road Maintenance via Cloud Computing, Hossein Tavakoli, Zhen (Leo) Liu, Behnam Azmoon, and Xiaoyong Yuan

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Research progress on compatibility evaluation methods of polymer modifiers and petroleum asphalts, Hai Nian Wang, Wen Hua Zheng, Zhan Ping You, Jie Ji, Lian Li, and Yu Chen

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Contrasting effects of lake breeze and urbanization on heat stress in Chicago metropolitan area, Jiali Wang, Yun Qian, William Pringle, T. C. Chakraborty, Robert Hetland, Zhao Yang, and Pengfei Xue

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Rubber-concrete interface modification method and performance enhancement path, Jiaqing Wang, Guangwei Song, Qiang Li, Shuaicheng Guo, and Qingli Dai

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Experimental investigation on the preparation and surface treatment of biomass fibers for stone mastic asphalt mixtures modification, Jiaqing Wang, Yukang Xiong, Qiang Li, Dongzhao Jin, Yueyang Hu, and Tiankai Che

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Editor's Note, David Watkins

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Editor's Note, David Watkins

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Molecular dynamics models to investigate the diffusion behavior of emulsified asphalt, Meng Wu and Zhanping You

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Adhesion Performance of Rubber Modified Asphalt in Chip Seal: A Molecular Dynamic Study, Meng Wu, Zhanping You, and Dongzhao Jin

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Moisture Sources of Precipitation in the Great Lakes Region: Climatology and Recent Changes, Zhao Yang, Yun Qian, Pengfei Xue, Jiali Wang, T. C. Chakraborty, William J. Pringle, Jianfeng Li, and Xiaodong Chen

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Encoder–decoder with pyramid region attention for pixel-level pavement crack recognition, Hui Yao, Yanhao Liu, Haotian Lv, Ju Huyan, Zhanping You, and Yue Hou

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Compatibility investigation of waste plastics in bitumen via a molecular dynamics method, Hui Yao, Xin Li, Hancheng Dan, Qingli Dai, and Zhanping You

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Editorial: Multiscale characterization of advanced pavement materials, Hui Yao, Dawei Wang, Qingli Dai, and Markus Oeser

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A literature review: Asphalt pavement repair technologies and materials, Hui Yao, Yiran Wang, Pengrui Ma, Xin Li, and Zhanping You

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Exploring the influence of cement and cement hydration products on strength and interfacial adhesion in emulsified cold recycled mixture: A molecular dynamics and experimental investigation, Yushi Yao, Guangji Xu, Meng Wu, and Min Zhao

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A prediction model of the friction coefficient of asphalt pavement considering traffic volume and road surface characteristics, Miao Yu, Shikang Liu, Zhanping You, Zhi Yang, Jue Li, Li Ming Yang, and Geng Chen

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Laboratory investigation of traffic effect on the long-term skid resistance of asphalt pavements, Miao Yu, Zhi Yang, Zhanping You, Yansheng Luo, Jue Li, and Liming Yang

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Investigating the Impact of Seawater Intrusion on the Operation Cost of Groundwater Supply in Island Aquifers, Weijiang Yu, Domenico Baù, Alex S. Mayer, Lauren K. Mancewicz, and Mohammadali Geranmehr

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Exposure to novel brominated and organophosphate flame retardants and associations with type 2 diabetes in East China: A case-control study, Gaoxin Zhang, Lingling Meng, Jiehong Guo, Xiaoling Guan, Mei Liu, Xu Han, Yingming Li, Qinghua Zhang, and Guibin Jiang

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Developing Safe and Efficient Driving and Routing Strategies at Railroad Grade Crossings based on Highway-Railway Connectivity, Kuilin Zhang, Pasi Lautala, Reginald R. Souleyrette, Yingtong Tan, Yiming Yang, Yun Chu Hung, Tauseef Ibne Mamun, Elizabeth Veinott, and Teng Wang

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Physical and chemical evaluation of adhesion recovery property of aged high-viscosity asphalt based on specialized composite rejuvenators, Wenxuan Zhang, Qiang Li, Jiaqing Wang, Zili Zhao, and Dongzhao Jin

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Mechanical response analysis on cement concrete pavement structure considering interlayer slip, Zhi Zheng, Naisheng Guo, Yazhen Sun, Jinchang Wang, Yiqiu Tan, and Zhanping You

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A novel approach for the mechanical response of cement concrete pavement structure considering the interlaminar interface shear slip effect, Zhi Zheng, Naisheng Guo, Yazhen Sun, Jinchang Wang, and Zhanping You

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Identify the Micro-Parameters for Optimized Discrete Element Models of Granular Materials in Two Dimensions Using Hexagonal Close-Packed Structures, Xiaodong Zhou, Dongzhao Jin, Dongdong Ge, Siyu Chen, and Zhanping You

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Forecasting microcystin concentrations in Lake Erie using an Eulerian tracer model, Xing Zhou, Justin D. Chaffin, John F. Bratton, Edward M. Verhamme, and Pengfei Xue

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Comparison of Eulerian and Lagrangian transport models for harmful algal bloom forecasts in Lake Erie, Xing Zhou, Mark Rowe, Qianqian Liu, and Pengfei Xue

Works from 2022

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A Playful Approach to Household Sustainability: Results From a Pilot Study on Resource Consumption, Datu Buyung Agusdinata, Heide Lukosch, Muhammad Hanif, and David Watkins

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Material Mechanics and Hussein Zbib: A Tribute to His Memory, Elias C. Aifantis

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Development of a VR-Based Drone-Mediated Building Inspection Training Environment, Gilles Albeaino, Ricardo Eiris, Masoud Gheisari, and Raja R.A. Issa

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Use of High-Resolution Multi-Temporal DEM Data for Landslide Detection, Behnam Azmoon, Aynaz Biniyaz, and Zhen (Leo) Liu

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Response to Comment on “Mechanistic Understanding of Superoxide Radical-Mediated Degradation of Perfluorocarboxylic Acids”, Lu Bai, Ying Jiang, Deming Xia, Zongsu Wei, Richard Spinney, Dionysios D. Dionysiou, Daisuke Minakata, and et. al.

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It Was the Best of Hydraulic Sections; It Was the Worst of Hydraulic Sections: A Tale of Two Channels, Brian D. Barkdoll

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Deep Reinforcement Learning for Controlling the Groundwater in Slopes, Aynaz Biniyaz, Behnam Azmoon, and Zhen (Leo) Liu

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Intelligent Control of Groundwater in Slopes with Deep Reinforcement Learning †, Aynaz Biniyaz, Behnam Azmoon, and Zhen (Leo) Liu

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Long Short-Term Memory Based Subsurface Drainage Control for Rainfall-Induced Landslide Prevention, Aynaz Biniyaz, Behnam Azmoon, Ye Sun, and Zhen Liu