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Publications

The CBBG team has several individual publications, as well as co-authored publications within the team. This past success will be leveraged and increased to include over 40 key faculty members across four partner universities.

The following are some of the publications authored and co-authored by members of the CBBG team:

Year 5: 8.1.2019 – 7.31.2020

Thrust 1:  Hazard Mitigation

Thrust 2: Environmental Protection and Restoration

Delgado, A.G., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Mohana Rangan, S., Rao, S. (2019). Abiotic/biotic reduction of trichloroethene and perchlorate: laboratory treatability study for a Superfund site. Battelle Conference Proceedings.

Edgar, M., Ray, H., Grubb, D. G., van Paassen, L. A., Hamdan, N., & Boyer, T. H. (2020). Removal of Phosphate and Nitrate from Impacted Waters via Slag-Driven Precipitation and Microbial Transformation. Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment, 6(2), 04020007.

H.L. Hebeler, A. Martinez, and J.D. Frost (2019). “Characterization of intermediate and structured soils with a CPT-interface response soil classification framework.” Under review for Proc. XVI Panam. Cong. Soil

Thrust 3: Infrastructure Construction

Cao, J., Roy, N. and Frost, J.D. (2020). “Relating Shear-Induced Evolution in Topology of Pore Networks to Sand Specimen Response”,Geotechnique Letters.

O’Donnell, S. T., Hall, C.A., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., and Rittmann, B.E. (2019) “A Biogeochemical Model for Soil Improvement by Denitrification” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, accepted for publication, April

Ossai, R., Rivera, L., and Bandini, P. (2020). Experimental Study to Determine an EICP Application Method Feasible for Field Treatment for Soil Erosion Control. Geo-Congress 2020: Biogeotechnics. Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) 320.  Reston, Virginia: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), pp. 205 – 213

Thrust 4:  Subsurface Exploration and Excavation

Cortes, D.D. (2019). 2D DEM Analysis of the Interactions between Bio-Inspired Geo-Probe and Soil during Inflation-Deflation Cycles. Granular Matter.

Huang, S., Mahabadi, N. and Tao, J.* Impact of Shell-Opening of a Model Razor Clam on the Evolution of Force Chains in Granular Media. Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2019. Pasadena, CA

Education and Outreach

Larson, J., Barnard, W., Chandler, J., O’Donnell, M., Savenye, W., & Zapata, C. (2020). Moving Beyond Technical Skills: Fostering the Development of Essential Skills Needed for a Successful Career in Engineering. In J. P. Hambleton, R. Makhnenko, & A. S. Budge (Ed.), Geo-Congress 2020: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Special Topics (pp. 694-701). doi: 10.1061/9780784482810.07

Other Projects

Chris Purdy; Alena J. Raymond; Jason T. DeJong; and Alissa Kendall (2020) Life Cycle Assessment of Site Characterization Methods. Geo-Congress 2020 : Geo-Systems, Sustainability, Geoenvironmental Engineering, and Unsaturated Soil Mechanics. pp 80-89

Raymond, AJ, Tipton, JR, Kendall, A, DeJong, JT. Review of impact categories and environmental indicators for life cycle assessment of geotechnical systems. J Ind Ecol. 2019; 1– 15. https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12946

Year 4: 8.1.2018 – 7.31.2019

Thrust 1:  Hazard Mitigation

Almajed, A., Tirkolaei, H.K., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., and Hamdan, N. (2019). Enzyme Induced Biocementated Sand with High Strength at Low Carbonate Content. Scientific Reports. Vol. 9: 1135

Darby, K.M, Hernandez, G., DeJong, J.T., and Boulanger, R.W. (2018). Centrifuge model testing of liquefaction mitigation via microbially induced calcite precipitation. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, in press.

El Kortbawi, M., Ziotopoulou, K., Gomez, M., and Lee, M.  (2019) Validation of a Bounding Surface Plasticity Model against the Experimental Response of (Bio-) Cemented Sands. 8th International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering. Philadelphia, PA, March 24-27, 2019.    https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784482100.021

El Kortbawi, M., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2019).  Cyclic behavior of bio-cemented sands: state of knowledge from experimental data and constitutive models. 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Rome, Italy.

Gomez, M.G., Graddy, C.M.R., DeJong, J.T., Nelson, D.C. (2019) Biogeochemical Changes During Bio-cementation Mediated by Stimulated and Augmented Ureolytic Microorganisms. Scientific Reports, 9. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-47973-0. 

Hall, C.A., Van Paassen L.A., Rittmann, B.E., Kavazanjian, E., DeJong, J.T. and Wilson, D.W. (2018) Predicting desaturation by biogenic gas formation via denitrification during centrifugal loading, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Hongkong, August 3-5, 2018.  http://gcf-conf.ust.hk/unsat2018/paper/pdf/3-12.UNSAT2018_308.pdf

Humire, F. A., Ziotopoulou, K., and Martinez, A. (2019). Experimental study of shear strain accumulation during cyclic mobility. Proc. 7th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (ICEGE), Rome, Italy (in press).

Kim, D., Mahabadi, N., and van Paassen, L. (2018) Pore-scale study on biomineral precipitation using microfluidc chip experiment, Proceedings of International Symposium on Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics, 10-13 September, Atlanta, in press.

Mahabadi, N., and van Paassen, L. (2018) Pore scale study of gas bubble nucleation and migration in porous media, Proceedings of International Symposium on Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics, 10-13 September, 2018, Atlanta, in press.

Martinez, A., Huang, L., and Gomez, M.G. (2018). Thermal conductivity of MICP-treated sands at varying degrees of saturation. Géotechnique Letters, 1-7.

Lee, M., Kolbus, C. M., Yepez, A. D., & Gomez, M. G. (2019). Investigating Ammonium By-Product Removal following Stimulated Ureolytic Microbially-Induced Calcite Precipitation. In Geo-Congress 2019: Soil Improvement (pp. 260-272). Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers. https://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/9780784482117.026. 

O’Donnell, S.T., Rittmann, B.E., and Kavazanjian, E., Jr. (2019).  Factors Controlling Microbially Induced Desaturation and Precipitation (MIDP) via Denitrification during Continuous Flow. Geomicrobiology Journal, published online 9 March 2019, 16 pages.  https://doi.org/10.1080/01490451.2019.1581858

Pham, V.P. and van Paassen, L.A., (2018), Soil Improvement Through a Biologically Based Method, International Conference VietGeo 2018 Geological and Geotechnical Engineering in Response to Climate Change and Sustainable Development of Infrastructure, September 26-28 2018.

Pham, V.P., van Paassen, L.A. and Van der Star, W.R.L. (2018) Quantifying the desaturation effect of biogenic gas formation in sandy soil, Proceedings of the 7th international conference on unsaturated soils, Hongkong, August 3-5, 2018.  http://gcf-conf.ust.hk/unsat2018/paper/pdf/1c-8.UNSAT2018_310.pdf

Tao, J. Li, X. Wang, and R. Bao, Nature-Inspired Bridge Scour Countermeasures: Streamlining and Biocementation. Journal of Testing and Evaluation46, no. 4 (2018): 1376-1390. https://doi.org/10.1520/JTE20170517

Wang, X. and Tao, J. (2019) Polymer-modified Microbially-induced Carbonate Precipitation for One-Shot Targeted Soil Improvement, Acta Geotechnica, 14(3).  DOI: 657-671, DOI: 10.1007/s11440-018-0757

Wu, C., Chu, J., Wu, S., Cheng, L., and van Paassen, L. (2019). Microbially Induced Calcite Precipitation along a Circular Flow Channel under a Constant Flow Condition. Acta Geotechnica, June 2019, 14(3), pp 673-683.   

Yang, P., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., and Neithalath, N. (2019) Particle-Scale Mechanisms in Undrained Triaxial Compression of Bio-Cemented Sands: Insights from 3D DEM Simulations with Flexible Boundary, International Journal of Geomechanics, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 04019009-1 – 04019009-12, April, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0001346

Yang, P., O’Donnell, S.T., Hamdan, N., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., and Neithalath, N. (2016). 3D DEM Simulations of Drained Triaxial Compression of Sand Strengthened using Microbially Induced Carbonate Precipitation. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000848.

Thrust 2: Environmental Protection and Restoration

Adegbule, A., S. Yan, C. Papelis, and T.C.G. Kibbey (2018). The effect of sand grain roughness on the grain-scale spatial distribution of grain-surface precipitates formed by evaporation. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 548, 134-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2018.03.067

Mohana Rangan S, Ibrahim I, Delgado AG, and Krajmalnik-Brown R.  Enriching microorganisms for metabolic chromium reduction.  1st International Symposium on “Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics” (B2G), Georgia Tech, GA, September 2018, in press. 

Mostafazadeh-Fard, S. Samani, Z., and Bandini, P. (2019). Production of liquid organic fertilizer through anaerobic digestion of grass clippings. Waste and Biomass Valorization, 10(4), 771-781, doi: 10.1007/s12649-017-0095-7

van Paassen, L.A., Tollenaar, R.N., Jommi, C., Steins, A. & Von Unold, G. (2018) Investigating some irregularities observed during suction measurements using the Hyprop device, Proceedings of the 7th international conference on unsaturated soils, Hongkong, August 3-5, 2018

Zermeno, D., Altizer, M., Martin, K., Mahabadi, N., van Paassen, L., Kavazanjian, E., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Torres, C. (2018). Electrokinetic transport to enhance enzyme-induced carbonate precipitation (EICP). 1st  International Symposium on “Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics” (B2G), Georgia Tech, GA, September 2018, In press

Zhou, C., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Nerenberg, R., Tang, Y., Friese, D., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., and Rittmann, B. (2019) Hydrogenotrophic Microbial Reduction of Oxyanions with the Membrane Biofilm Reactor.  Frontiers in Microbiology, 9:3268 doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.03268

Ontiveros-Valencia A., Zhou C, Zhao H., Krajmalnik-Brown R., Tang Y, Rittmann B. (2018) Managing microbial communities in membrane biofilm reactors. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00253-018-9293-x

Chen, T., Yavuz, B., Delgado, A., Januszewski, B., Zuo, Y., Westerhoff, P., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., and Rittmann, B. (2019) Multi-cycle Ozonation + Bioremediation for Soils Containing Residual Petroleum. Environmental Engineering Science. Published Online (ahead of print):16 August 2019 https://doi.org/10.1089/ees.2019.0195

Voth-Gaeddert, L., Torres, O., Maldonadox, J., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Rittmann, B., Oerther, D. (2019) Aflatoxin Exposure, Child Stunting, and Dysbiosis in the Intestinal Microbiome Among Children in Guatemala. Environmental Engineering Science. https://doi.org/10.1089/ees.2019.0104

Kalinowski, T., McClellan, K., Bruton, T., Krajmalnik-Brown, K., Driver, E., Halden, R. (2019) Autonomous Screening of Groundwater Remediation Technologies in the Subsurface Using the In Situ Microcosm Array (ISMA). Hazardous Materials. 367, 668-675. doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2018.12.054

Halalsheh, N., A. Trujillo, and C. Papelis. Effect of zeolite chemical treatment on selenium sorption affinity and remediation. Presented at the AGU 2018 Fall meeting, Washington, D.C., December 10 – 14, 2018.

Thrust 3: Infrastructure Construction

Almajed, A., Khodadadi Tirkolaei, H., and Kavazanjian, E., Jr. (2018). Baseline Investigation of Enzyme-Induced Carbonate Precipitation.  Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 144(11), 04018081 (11.1.2018).

Bao, R., Li, J., Li, L., Cutright, T., Chen, L., Zhu, J., Tao, J. Effect of Microbial-Induced Calcite Precipitation on Surface Erosion and Scour of Granular Soils: Proof of Concept.” Transportation Research Record 2657.1 (2017): 10-18.

Cortes, D. D., Nasirian, Ali., and Dai, S. (2019). Smart ground-source borehole heat exchanger backfills: A numerical study. In Proceedings of SEG 2018, SSGG, A. Ferrari and L. Laloui (eds.), Springer Nature Switzerland, pp. 27-34, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-99670-7_4

Mahabadi N., Yun T.S., Jang J. (2019) Water Permeability Reduction in THF Hydrate-Bearing Sediments. In: Shu S., He L., Kai Y. (eds) New Developments in Materials for Infrastructure Sustainability and the Contemporary Issues in Geo-environmental Engineering. GeoChina 2018. Sustainable Civil Infrastructures. Springer, Cham.

Mallett, S., Matsumura, S., and Frost, J. D.  (2018) Additive manufacturing and computed tomography of bio-inspired anchorage systems.  Geotechnique Letters, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 219-225.  https://doi.org/wE10.1680/jgele.18.00090.

Mallett, S., Siegel, A., Vego, I., and Frost, J.D., (2018). Uplift behavior of root-inspired anchorage models.  Proceedings of B2G Atlanta 2018 Symposium on Bio-Mediated and Bio-Inspired Geotechnics, Atlanta, in press.

Martin, K., Khodadadi T., H., Krishnan, V., Adam, R., Ramirez, J., Shurley, D., and Kavazanjian, E. (2018). Bench-scale bio-grouted column formation using enzyme-induced carbonate precipitation. Biomediated and Bioinspired Geotechnical (B2G) Conference Proceedings, Atlanta, Georgia.

Wang, X., Tao, J., Bao, R., Tran, T, and Tucker-Kulesza, S. (2018). Surficial Soil Stabilization against Water-Induced Erosion Using Polymer-Modified Microbially Induced Carbonate Precipitation. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 30.10 (2018): 04018267.

Weldon, B.D., Bandini, P., McGinnis, M.J., Davila, E., and Garcia Vera, D.I. (2019) Laboratory Study on the Strength Behaviour of Two Laterally Loaded Adobe Walls. Infrastructures, 4(1), Article number: 1.  https://www.mdpi.com/2412-3811/4/1/1

Frost, J. D., Roy, N., Roozbahani, M., Lu, Y., Cao, J., & Vangla, P. (2019). Pores—The Almost Invisible Part of Soil. In Frontiers in Geotechnical Engineering (pp. 1-14). Springer, Singapore.

Kavazanjian, E., DeJong, J.T., Hall, C., Rittman, B.E., van Paassen, L.A., Wilson, D.W. (2018). Evaluation of Biogenic Gas Formation by Denitrification in Centrifuge. 7th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils (UNSAT 2018).

Thrust 4:  Subsurface Exploration and Excavation

Frost, J.D., Roy, N., Chen, C.C., Park, J.Y., Jang, D.J., Lu, Y., and Cao, J., (2019), “Quantitative Analysis of Microstructure Properties and Their Influence on Macroscale Response”, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Published On-Line, July, doi.org/10.1007/s12205-019-0713-y.

Huang, S., and Tao, J. Modeling of the burrowing mechanism by razor clam: role of penetration kinematics. IFCEE 2018. 2018. 547-556.

Martinez, A.,Palumbo, S., and Todd, B.D. (2019). Bio-Inspiration for anisotropic load transfer at soil-structure interfaces. J. Geotech. Geoenv. Eng. Vol. 145, No. 10. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002138

Martinez, A., DeJong, J.T., Jaeger, R., and Khosravi, A. (2019). Evaluation of self-penetration potential of a bio-inspired site characterization probe by cavity expansion analysis. Published online in Can. Geotech. J. https://doi.org/10.1139/cgj-2018-0864

Su, J., Frost, J.D., and Martinez, A. Three-dimensional numerical assessment of axial and torsional interface shear behavior.  7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials.  25 June 2019.  https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20199213016

Stutz, H., Martinez, A., Heepe, L., and Tramsen, H., Gorb, S. (2019).  Strength Anisotropy at Soil-Structure Interfaces with Snake Skin Inspired Structural Surfaces. 7th International Symposium on Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials. IS-Glasgow 2019. https//doi.org/10.1051/e3conf/20199213008.

Yamamoto, K.Y. and Frost, J.D. (2019), Bio-inspired Efficiency Enhancements for Micro-tunneling. Proceedings of the 2019 No-Dig Conference, Chicago, Illinois. https://member.nastt.org/products/product/2019-MM-T1-03

Huang, S. and Tao, J.* (2019) 2D Simulation of the Bioinspired Dual-Anchor Burrowing Mechanism in Dry Sand. Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference 2019. Pasadena, CA.

Education and Outreach

Chandler, J. L. S. and Kirsch, R. E. (2018). Critical leadership theory: Integrating transdisciplinary perspectives.  Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-96472-0

DeJong, J.T. and Kavazanjian, E., Jr. (2019) Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics. Geotechnical Fundamentals for Addressing New World Challenges, N. Lu and J.K. Mitchell (eds.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, ISBN 978-3-030-06249-1

Farnsworth, K., Larson, J.S., Folkestad, L.S., Khodadadi Tirkolaei, H., Glazewski, K., and Savenye, W. (2019). Preparing students for real-world practice: Problem-Based Learning in a post-secondary engineering course. Proceedings from HK AECT International Conference, Hong Kong, China.

Larson, J., and Archambault, L. (2019). The Extent of K-12 Online Teacher Development: A Disconnect Between Preparation and Practice. In T. Heafner, R. Hartshorne, & R. Thripp (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Emerging Practices and Methods for K-12 Online and Blended Learning (pp. 57-77). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-8009-6.ch003

Larson, J. S., Farnsworth, K, Folkestad, L. S., Tirkolaei, H. K., Glazewski, K, and Savenye, W. (2018, December). Using Problem-Based Learning to Enable Application of Foundation Engineering Knowledge in a Real-World Problem. Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE), Wollongong, NSW, 2018, pp. 500-506. DOI: 10.1109/TALE.2018.8615329

Larson, J. S., O’Donnell, M., Barnard, W. M., Cook-Davis, A., Carberry, and A. R., Adams, S. B. (2019). Three ERCs and a National Network Node: Assessing Engineering Outcomes for Middle School Students Across a Joint Outreach Event. Proceedings of the ASEE 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL, June 16-19, 2019.  https://peer.asee.org/33439

Savenye, W., Chandler, J. L. S., Larson, J., Zapata, C., Bronner, C., Hong, Y-C., Archambault, L., Elwood, K., Nielsen, M., Strand, E., Spector, M., and Dalal, M., (2019). Building Up the Next Generation Through Mentoring: Lessons Learned and Best Practices from Three Perspectives. Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). Las Vegas, NV.

Spool, J., Hall, C., Brookins, J., Canter, B. (Oct. 2018) The Elephant in the Lab: Five Sustainable Ways to Engage in Science Policy.  https://thebridge.agu.org/2018/10/10/the-elephant-in-the-lab/

Saenz, D.S. (2017). Seeking surfeits in the context of diversity: The positive consequences of numerical distinctiveness Presented @ the National Academies of Science Sackler Colloquia Series: Pressing Questions in the Study of Psychological and Behavioral Diversity, Irvine, CA

Other

Raymond, A. J., Purdy, C., Fox, T., Kendall, A., DeJong, J. T., Kavazanjian Jr., E., Woolley, M., & Martin, K. (2019). Life cycle sustainability assessment of enzyme-induced carbonate precipitation (EICP) for fugitive dust control. Academic Journal of Civil Engineering37(2), 600-607.

 

Year 3: 8.1.2017 – 7.31.2018

Thrust 1:  Hazard Mitigation

Graddy, C.M.R., Gomez, M.G., Kline, L.M., Morrill, S.R., DeJong, J.T. and Nelson, D.C. (2018). Diversity of Sporosarcina-Like Bacterial Strains Obtained from Meter-Scale Augmented and Stimulated Bio-cementation Experiments. Environmental Science & Technology, 2018, 52, 7, 3997-4005. 

Gomez, M.G., DeJong, J., and Anderson, C. M. (2018). Effect of bio-cementation on geophysical and cone penetration measurements in sands. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 2018 55(11), 1632-1646. 

Gomez, M.G., Graddy, C.R.M., DeJong, J.T., Nelson, D.C., and Tsesarsky, M. (2018). Stimulation of Native Microorganisms for Bio-cementation at Field Scale Treatment Depths. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 144(1).

Hall, C., Hernandez, G., Darby, K., van Paassen, L., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., DeJong, J., and Wilson, D. (2018) Centrifuge Model Testing of Liquefaction Mitigation via Denitrification-Induced Desaturation. Proceedings, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics V, ASCE GSP 290, Austin, TX, 10 June 2018, pp. 117-126

Hall, C.A., Kim, D., Mahabadi, N., and van Paassen, L.A. (2017) Characterization of Biogenic gas and mineral Formation Process by Denitrification in Porous Media. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2017.  New Orleans, LA, December 11-15, 2017.

Kavazanjian, E., Jr., O’Donnell, S.T., Rittmann, B., Hamdan, N., Hall, C., and van Paassen, L.A. (2018). Mitigation of Liquefaction Beneath Existing Facilities Using Microbial Denitrification, Proceedings, Eleventh US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Los Angeles, June 2018.

Kim, D., Mahabadi, N., Jang, J. and van Paassen, L. (2018). Experimental Study and Modeling of Biogas Formation in Homogeneous Porous Media. Interpore 2018, New Orleans, LA. 

Mahabadi, N., D. BeGell, X. Zheng, L. van Paassen, and J. Jang. (2017). The soil water characteristic curve for 3D Printed Soil Samples. Proceeding of PanAm-UNSAT 2017: Second Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils. https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784481684.008

Kim, D., Mahabadi, N., Jaewon, J., and van Paassen, L.A. (2018) Permeability Reduction Caused by Multiple Treatments of Biomineral Precipitation in Homogeneous Porous Media: Experimental Study and Pore Scale Modelling. Proceedings of Interpore 10th Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA.  May 14-17, 2018.

Nassar, M. K., Gurung, D., Bastani, M., Ginn, T. R., Shafei, B., Gomez, M.G., Graddy, C. M. R., Nelson, D. C., and DeJong, J T. (2018). Large-scale Experiments in Microbially Induced Calcite Precipitation (MICP): Reactive Transport Model Development and Prediction. Water Resources Research, 54. 

Pham, V., van Paassen, L., and Wouter, R.L., Heimovaara, T. (2018). Evaluating strategies to improve process efficiency of denitrification based MICP.  Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol 144, No. 8, 04018049, 01.08.2018.

O’Donnell, S. T., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., and Rittmann, B.E.+ (2017) Liquefaction Mitigation via Microbial Denitrification as a Two-Stage Process, Stage I: Desaturation. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 143, No. 12, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001818. 

O’Donnell, S. T., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., and Rittmann, B.E.+ (2017) Liquefaction Mitigation via Microbial Denitrification as a Two-Stage Process, Stage II: MICP.  Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 143, No. 12, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001806. 

Hall, C. (2018). YHS Collection on “Unexpected Results in Hydrology”. Young Hydrologic Society.

Thrust 2: Environmental Protection and Restoration

Altizer, M.L., Delgado, A.G., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Torres, Wang, C.J., and Cox, E. The Influence of Electrokinetic Bioremediation on Subsurface Microbial Communities in Perchloroethylene Contaminated Soil. Megan Leigh Altizer (Enoveo USA/USA). Conference proceeding. Battelle 2018. Eleventh International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. Palm Spring California. April 2018. https://www.battelle.org/conference-proceedings/conference-proceedings

Altizer M, Luna-Aguero M, Delgado AG, Torres CI, Krajmalnik-Brown R.  Measuring biotic soil hydrogen demand as a strategy for bioremediation potential assessment. Battelle Fourth International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies, Miami, FL, May 2017.  https://www.battelle.org/conference-proceedings/conference-proceedings/2017-bioremediation-symposium/a7-strategies-for-bioremediation-performance-assessment

Cecillon S, Vogel TM, Altizer M, Delgado AG, and Krajmalnik-Brown R.  Dehalococcoides social networks in chlorinated solvent environments. Battelle Fourth International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies, Miami, FL, May 2017.  https://www.battelle.org/conference-proceedings/conference-proceedings/2017-bioremediation-symposium/a7-strategies-for-bioremediation-performance-assessment

Chen T, Delgado AG, Yavuz BM, Maldonado J, Zuo Y, Kamath R, Westerhoff P, Krajmalnik-Brown R, Rittmann BE.  Interpreting interactions between ozone and residual petroleum hydrocarbons in soil. Battelle Fourth International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies, Miami, FL, May 2017.  https://www.battelle.org/conference-proceedings/conference-proceedings/2017-bioremediation-symposium/b3-remediation-of-heavy-hydrocarbon-contaminated-soils

Chen T, Yavuz B.M., Delgado A.G., Montoya G., Van Winkle D., Zuo Y., Kamath R., Westerhoff P., Krajmalnik-Brown R. and Rittmann B.E. (2018) Impacts of moisture content during ozonation of soils containing residual petroleum. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 344, 1101-1108

Delgado, A. G., Fajardo-Williams, D., Bondank, E., Esquivel-Elizondo, S., and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2017). Coupling bioflocculation of Dehalococcoides mccartyi to high-rate reductive dehalogenation of chlorinated ethenes. Environmental Science and Technology, 51 (19), 11297-11307.

Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Delgado A G., Rittmann, B., and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. 2017. The effects of CO2 and H2 on CO metabolism by pure and mixed microbial cultures.  Biotechnology for Biofuels, 10:220, https://doi.org/10.1186/s13068-017-0910-1.

Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Howells, A., Calvo, D.C., Shock, E., and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2017). Anaerobic carbon monoxide oxidizers in oceans, lake and volcanic sediments, and high pH environments. Conference proceeding.  Multi-omics for Microbiomes, Pasco, WA, August 2017.

Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Maldonado, J., and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. 2018. Anaerobic carbon monoxide metabolism by Pleomorphomonas carboxyditropha sp. nov., a new mesophilic hydrogenogenic carboxydotroph. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 94, 2018. doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiy056.

Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Miceli III, J., Torres, C., and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. 2018. Impact of carbon monoxide partial pressures on methanogenesis and medium chain fatty acids production during ethanol fermentation. Biotechnology and Bioengineering.  115:341–350 DOI: 10.1002/bit.26471

Mahabadi, N., Kim, D., Hall, C., Kim, D., Jang. J., and van Paassen, L.A. (2017) Effect of Carbonate Precipitation on the Hydrodynamics of Porous Media: Numerical Simulation. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2017.  New Orleans, LA, December 11-15, 2017.

Mohana Rangan, S., Mouti, A., Delgado, A.G., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Lowry, G.V., LaPat-Polasko, L., and Brenton, H. Trade-Offs in Utilizing Zero-Valent Iron for Synergistic Biotic and Abiotic Reduction of Trichloroethene and Perchlorate. Srivatsan Mohana Rangan (Arizona State University/USA). Conference proceeding. Battelle 2018. Eleventh International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds. Palm Spring California. April 2018.  https://www.battelle.org/conference-proceedings/conference-proceedings

Smith, A., Halalsheh, N., and Papelis, C. (2017). Arsenic removal from water using zeolites: Effects of zeolite treatment and geochemical conditions. Presented at the 254th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC.

Xu, X., L. Lin, C. Papelis, and P. Xu (2018). Sorption of arsenic from desalination concentrate onto drinking water treatment solids: operating conditions and kinetics. Water, 10(2), 96. DOI: 10.3390/w10020096

Thrust 3: Infrastructure Construction

Al Aqtash, U., Bandini, P., and Cooper, S. (2017). Effect of moisture on the out-of-plane lateral strength of residential adobe masonry walls. Earth USA 2017, Proc. 9th Inter. Conf. on Architecture and Construction with Earthen Materials, Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 29-October 1. ISBN: 9780359943340

Alcantar, J., Aleali, S.A., Pasillas Rodriguez, J.N., Bandini, P., and Newtson, C.M. (2018). Bio-inspired vascular system in driven precast pile foundations. Proc. Inter. Symposium on Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (B2G), Atlanta, in press.

Almajed, A., Khodadadi Tirkolaei, H., and Kavazanjian, E. (2018). Sisal Fiber Reinforcement of EICP-Treated Soil. Proc. IFCEE 2018. 296, 29-36.

Burrall, M., DeJong, J.T., Wilson, D.W., Martinez, A., and Huang, L. (2018). Vertical pullout tests of tree root systems for bio-inspired foundation idea development, Proc. Inter. Symposium on Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (B2G), Atlanta, in press.

Cortes, D.D., Nasirian, A., and Dai, S. (2018). Smart Ground-Source Borehole Heat Exchanger Backfills: A Numerical Study. In International Symposium on Energy Geotechnics (pp. 27-34). Springer, Cham.

El Mountassir, G., Minto, J. M., van Paassen, L. A., Salifu, E., and Lunn, R. J. (2018). Applications of Microbial Processes in Geotechnical Engineering. Advances in Applied Microbiology. Vol. 104, 2018, chapter two, pp 39-91.  https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.aambs.2018.05.001

Gebremariam, T., Weldon, B., and Bandini, P. (2017). Experimental evaluation of two small-scale adobe walls under lateral loading. Earth USA 2017, 9th Inter. Conf. on Architecture and Construction with Earthen Materials, Santa Fe, New Mexico, September 29-October 1. ISBN: 9780359943340

Javadi, N., Khodadadi, H., Hamdan, N., and Kavazanjian Jr, E. EICP Treatment of Soil by Using Urease Enzyme Extracted from Watermelon Seeds. In IFCEE 2018 (pp. 115-124). DOI: 10.1061/9780784481592.012.

Kim, D., Mahabadi, N., Hall, C., Jang, J., and van Paassen, L. (2017). Characterization of Calcite Mineral Precipitation Process by EICP in Porous Media, Proc. AGU Fall Meeting 2017.

Kulshreshtha, Y., Schlangen, E., Jonkers, H.M., Vardon, P.J., and Van Paassen, L.A. (2017) CoRncrete: A Corn Starch Based Building Material. Construction and Building Materials 154, 411-423.

Lu, Y., Cortes, D.D., and Dai, S. (2018). From phase change materials to enhanced geothermal recovery. Proc. Inter. Symposium on Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (B2G), Atlanta, in press.

Mallett, S.D., Matsumura, S., and Frost, J.D., (2017) Analysis of Failure Surface of Plant Root Analog in Extension. Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Tomography of Materials and Structures, Lund, Sweden. Cd-ROM.

Martin, K., Gupta, R., and Khodadadi T., H. (2017). Alternative Deep Foundations to Enhance Sustainability of Infrastructure Projects. Proc. American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers – Engineering Solutions for Sustainability: Materials and Resources 3:  Toward a Circular Economy. February 18-19, 2017

Pasillas-Rodriguez, J.N., Khodadadi T., H., Martin, K., Bandini, P., Newtson, C., and Kavazanjian, E. (2018). Viscosity-enhanced EICP Treatment of Soil. In A.W.

Oliveira, B. R., Smit, M. P., Veld, H., van Paassen, L. A., Rijnaarts, H. H., & Grotenhuis, T. (2018). Subsidence of organic dredged sediments in an upland deposit in Wormer-en Jisperveld: North Holland, the Netherlands. Environmental Earth Sciences, 77(4), 131.

Romero, L., Cortes, D. D., and Valdes, J. R. (2018). Experimental assessment of the heal-ability of a polymer bonded sand. Construction and Building Materials, 166, 610-617, doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.01.184 

Romero, L., Mendoza, L. Nasirian, A., Cortes, D. D., and Valdes, J. R. (2018). A Thermal Direct Shear Device for Testing Polymer-Bonded Sands. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 41(3), 611-618, doi.org/10.1520/GTJ20160281

Roozbahani, M.M., Borela Valente, R., and Frost, J.D., (2017), Pore Size Distribution in Granular Material Microstructure. Materials 10(11), 1237-1258.

Tollenaar, R.N., van Paassen, L.A., and Jommi, C. Observations on the Desiccation and Cracking of Clay Layers, Engineering Geology, 230(29), Nov 2017, pp 23-21.

Tollenaar, R.N., van Paassen, and L.A., Jommi, C. (2017) Small Scale Evaporation Tests on a Clay: Influence of Drying Rate on a Clayey Soil Layer, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 55(3), 437-445.

van Paassen, L. A., Pham, V., Mahabadi, N., Hall, C., Stallings, E., and Kavazanjian Jr, E. (2017). Desaturation via Biogenic Gas Formation as a Ground Improvement Technique. In PanAm Unsaturated Soils 2017 (pp. 244-256).

van Paassen, L.A. and Kulshreshta, Y. (2017) Biopolymers: Cement Replacement, in Cultivated Building Materials, Industrialized Natural Resources for Architecture and Construction, Eds. Hebel, D.E. & Heisel, F.

Weldon, B., Bandini, P., McGinnis, M., Davila, E., and Garcia Vera, D. (2018). Laboratory study on the behavior of laterally loaded adobe walls. Proc. REHABEND 2018: Euro-American Congress on Construction Pathology, Rehabilitation Technology and Heritage Management, L. Villegas, I. Lombillo, H. Blanco, and Y. Boffill (Eds.), Santander, Spain, pp. 1331-1338.

Dakane, A., Narayanan, N., O’Donnell, S., Perla, C., Rushton, A. (2018). Crack Healing in Cementitious Mortars using Enzyme Induced Carbonate Precipitation (EICP): Quantification Based on Fracture Response. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering.

Thrust 4:  Subsurface Exploration and Excavation

Borela, R., Vangla, P., Mallett, S., Castro Puello, I., Fastiggi, V., and Frost, J.D., (2018).  Earthworm locomotion, a soil mechanics perspective: anchorage and 2D DEM modeling. Proc. Inter. Symposium on Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (B2G), Atlanta, in press.

Frost, J.D., and Martinez, A. (2018). Characterization of the interface shear response of JSC-1A, GRC-3 and JSC-Mars1 regolith simulants.  J. Aerosp. Eng., Vol. 31, No. 1.

Frost, J.D., Roozbahani, M.M., Martinez, A., Jackson, K., Leonard, L., Yamamoto, K., and Jones, M., (2017), Biologically-Inspired Insights Into Soil Arching and Tunnel Stability from Topology of Ant Nests, Proceedings of 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Seoul, Korea. CD-ROM. 

Hebeler, G.L., Martinez, A., and Frost, J.D. (2017). Interface Response-Based Soil Classification System. Can. Geotech. J. 2018, 55(12), 1795-1811.

Martinez, A., and Frost, J.D. (2018). Undrained Cyclic Behavior of Particulate-Continuum Interfaces Subjected to Torsional Shear. J. Geotech. Geoenv. Eng., Vol. 144, No. 9.

Martinez, A., and Frost, J.D., (2017), Numerical Comparison of Vane Shear and Torsional Interface Shear Tests, Proceedings of 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Seoul, Korea.CD-ROM.

Martinez, A., and Frost, J.D, (2017). Particle-Scale Effects on Global Axial and Torsional Interface Shear Behavior. Int. J. Num. Anal. Meth. Geomech., Vol. 41, No. 3, pp. 400-421.

Martinez, A., and Frost, J.D., (2017).  The Influence of Surface Roughness Form on the Strength of Sand-Structure Interfaces. Geotechnique Letters, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 104-111.

Martinez, A, Khosravi, A., DeJong, J.T, and Wilson, D. (2018). Discrete Element Simulations of Bio-Inspired Self-Burrowing Probes in Sands of Varying Density. Proc. Inter. Symposium on Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (B2G), Atlanta, in press.

Martinez, A., O’Hara, K.B., Sinha, S.K., Wilson, D., and Ziotopoulou, K. (2018). Monotonic and Cyclic Centrifuge Testing of Snake Skin-Inspired Piles. Proceedings of B2G Atlanta 2018 Symposium on Bio-Mediated and Bio-Inspired Geotechnics, Atlanta, in press.

Yamamoto, K., Vangla, P., Roozbahani, M., Frost, J.D., Tolhurst, G., and Frost, J., (2018). 2D study of excavation processes and structural analysis of harvester ant nests.  Proc. Inter. Symposium on Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (B2G), Atlanta, in press.

A. Martinez and S. Palumbo. “Anisotropic Shear Behavior of Soil-Structure Interfaces: Bio-Inspiration from Snake Skin.” Accepted in Proc. ASCE IFCEE 2018 Conf., Orlando, FL.

Education and Outreach

Chandler, J. L. S. (2017). Leadership in action: Sharing leadership in an Engineering Research Center (ERC). Paper presented at International Leadership Association (ILA), 19th Annual Global Conference, Brussels, Belgium.

Chandler, J. L., and Kirsch, R. E. (2017). Addressing Race and Culture within a Critical Leadership Approach. In J. L. Chin, J. E. Trimble, & J. E. Garcia (Eds.), Global and Culturally Diverse Leaders and Leadership: New dimensions, opportunities, and challenges for business, industry, education and society (pp. 307-321). Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2058-880120170000003015

Elwood, K., Savenye, W., Larson, J., Jordan, M. E., and Zapata, C. (2017, November). Wicked instructional problems: Exploring how STEM teachers use design thinking. Paper session presented at the meeting of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology, Jacksonville, FL.

Savenye, W. (2017) Response to Reeves’s Learning from and with media and technology. In A. A. Carr-Chellman & G. Rowland (Eds.). Classic Dialogues: Exploring the Field of Educational Technology, 145-147. New York: Routledge.

Savenye, W., Larson, J., Zapata, C., Kavazanjian, E., Elwood, K., Barnard, W., O’Donnell, M., Chandler, J., Saenz, D., Woolley, M., Van Paassen, L., Bronner, C., DeJong, J., Martinez, A., Greer, J., Mitchell, M., Brown, S., Frost, D., Newstetter, W., Vangla, P., and Siegel, A. (2018). Building and Evaluating Education and Outreach Programs for an NSF Engineering Research Center, the Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG). In Proceedings of EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 966-971). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).  https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/184300/ 

Leshner, C., & Saenz, D.S. (2018). Beliefs of American Immigrant Behavior. Presented at the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

Elwood, K., Hong, Y.-C., & Savenye, W. (2018). Book Review. Review of Spector, J. M., & Yuen, A. H. K. 2016) Educational program and project evaluation. TechTrends, (1).

Savenye, W. (2017). STEM Engineering Education for All Learners: The Education and Outreach Program for a National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center, CBBG. KEYNOTE address presented at the annual international meeting of ICoME, International Conference on Media in Education, first time held in the U.S. – at University of Hawaii at Manoa, August 2, 2017. (Contributors: J. Larson, C. Zapata, E. Kavazanjian, D. Saenz, M. Mitchell, C. Bronner S. Brown, W. Newstetter, P. Bandini, D. Frost, J. DeJong, R. Krajmalnik-Brown, M. O’Donnell, W. Barnard, K. Elwood, M. Dalal, E. Stallings.)

Diversity and Inclusion

Bronner, C.E., Wilson, D.W., Ziotopoulou, K., Darby, K.M., Sturm, A., Raymond, A.J., Boulanger, R.W., DeJong, J.T., Moug, D.M., and Bronner, J.D. (2018). An example of effective mentoring for research centers. 9th International Conference of Physical and Geotechnical Modeling Proceedings. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9780429797682/chapters/10.1201%2F9780429438660-2 

Chandler, J. L. S. (2017). The Collusion of Social Norms and Working with Interracial Families. In E. Moore Jr., A. Michael & M. Penick-Parks (Eds.), The guide for White women who teach Black boys (pp. 304-311). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

Chandler, J. L. S., Larson, J. (2018). Deconstructing Dominant Social Norms and Replacing them with Inclusion Norms. NAMEPA (National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates), Women in Engineering Pro-Active Network (WEPAN), the American Society for Engineering Education’s (ASEE) Minorities in Engineering Division (MIND), and the ASEE Women in Engineering Division (WIED) are collaboratively hosting their first conference titled “CoNECD: Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity;” Arlington, VA.

VanderGheynst, Jean, Bronner, Colleen E., and Wakefield, Alin. (2018). Professional Development Activities that Improve the Persistence of Low-Income, Academically Talented Underrepresented Graduate Students in Engineering. 2018 American Society of Engineering Education Conference Proceedings.

Other Projects

Kang, D., Ilhan, Z., Isern, N., Hoyt, D., Howsmon, D.,  Shaffer, M., Lozupone, C., Hahn, J., Adams, J., and Krajmalnik-Brown, R.. (2018). Differences in fecal microbial metabolites and microbiota of children with autism spectrum disorders. Anaerobe. 49:121-131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anaerobe.2017.12.007

Kendall, A., Raymond, A.J., Tipton, J. and DeJong, J.T. (2018) Review of life-cycle-based environmental assessments of geotechnical systems. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Engineering Sustainability, 171(2), 57-67.

Lanzarini-Lopes M, Delgado AG, Guo Y, Dahlen P, and Westerhoff P. (2018). Optical fiber-mediated photosynthesis for enhanced subsurface oxygen delivery. Chemosphere 195: 742–748.

Mahabadi, N. and Jang, J. (2017). Fluid displacement patterns in porous media: 3D pore-network modeling. 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Sep. 17-22, Seoul, Korea.

Mahabadi, N., Zheng, X., Yun, T. S., van Paassen, L. and Jang, J. (2018). Gas bubble migration and trapping in porous media – Pore-scale simulation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 123. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JB015331

 

Year 2: 8.1.2016 – 7.31.2017

Thrust 1:  Hazard Mitigation

DeJong, J.T., Gomez, M.G., Waller, J.T. and Viggiani, G. (2017). Influence of Bio-Cementation on Shearing Behavior of Sand using X-ray Computed Tomography, ASCE Geotechnical Frontiers Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 2017.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784480472.093

Gomez, M., Anderson, C., Graddy, C., DeJong, J., Nelson, D., and Ginn, T. (2016). Large-Scale Comparison of Bioaugmentation and Biostimulation Approaches for Biocementation of Sands. J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001640, 04016124.

Gomez, M.G. and DeJong, J.T. (2017). Engineering Properties of Bio-cementation Improved Sandy Soils. ASCE Grouting 2017 Proceedings.

Kavazanjian, E., Jr. (2016).  National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. State of the Art and Practice in the Assessment of Earthquake-Induced Soil Liquefaction and Its Consequences. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/23474.

Khodadadi, H.T., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., and Bilsel, H. (2017). Mineralogy of Calcium Carbonate in MICP-treated Soil Using Soaking and Injection Treatment Methods. Proceeding of GeoFrontiers 2017, ASCE.

Khodadadi, T.H., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., van Paassen, L.T., and DeJong, J.T. (2017). Bio-grout Materials: A Review. Proceedings of Grouting 2017, ASCE (on CD ROM).

Pham, V.P., Nakano, A., van der Star, W.R.L.  Heimovaara, T.J. and van Paassen, L.A. (2016). Applying MICP by Denitrification in Soils: A Process Analysis. Environmental Geotechnics, November. ICE Publishing, 1–15. doi:10.1680/jenge.15.00078.

Thrust 2: Environmental Protection and Restoration

Chen T, Delgado AG, Maldonado J, Zuo Y, Kamath R, Westerhoff P, Krajmalnik-Brown R, and Rittmann BE. (2017). Interpreting the interaction between ozone and residual petroleum hydrocarbons in soil. Environmental Science & Technology 51 (1): 506–513.

Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Delgado, A.G. and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2017). Evolution of Microbial Communities Growing with Carbon Monoxide, Hydrogen and Carbon Dioxide. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 93(6): fix076. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fix076

Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Ilhan, Z.E., Garcia- Peña, E.I., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2017). Insights into butyrate production in a controlled fermentation system via gene predictions. mSystems 2:e00051-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/mSystems.00051-17.

Esquivel-Elizondo, S., Parameswaran, P., Delgado, A.G., Maldonado, J., Rittmann, B.E., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2016). Archaea and Bacteria acclimate to high total ammonia in a methanogenic reactor treating swine waste. Archaea Special Issues on To Cooperate or Compete? Archaea in Symbiosis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4089684.

Gomez, M.G. and DeJong, J.T. (2017). Influence of Soil Microorganisms on Biogeochemical Reaction Rates and Calcite Precipitation Microstructure in Bio-cemented Sands. ASCE EMI 2017 Conference, San Diego, CA, June 2017.

Ilhan, Z.E., DiBaise, J.K., Isern, N.G, Hoyt, D.W., Marcus, A.K., Kang, D.W.X, Crowell, M.D., Rittmann, B.E., and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2017). Distinctive microbiomes and metabolites linked with weight loss after gastric bypass, but not gastric banding. 2017 ISME Journal (Nature group), doi:10.1038/ismej.2017.71.

Ilhan, Z.E., Marcus, A.K., Kang, D.W.X., Rittmann, B.E., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2017). pH-mediated microbial and metabolic interactions in fecal enrichment cultures. msphere, 2:3 e00047-17

Kang, D. WX., Adams, J.B., Gregory, A.C., Borody, T., Chittick, L., Fasano, A., Khoruts, A., Geis, E., Maldonado, J., McDonough-Means, S., Pollard, E.L., Roux, S., Sadowsky, M.J., Lipson, K.S., Sullivan, M.B., Caporaso, J.G., and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2017). Microbiota transfer alters gut ecosystem and improves gastrointestinal and autism symptoms: an open-label study. Microbiome 5:10. DOI: 10.1186/s40168-016-0225-7.

Lin, L., X. Xu, C. Papelis, and P. Xu (2017). Innovative use of drinking water treatment solids for heavy metal removal from reverse osmosis concentrate: synergistic effect of salts and natural organic matter. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 120, 231-239. DOI: 10.1016/j.cherd.2017.02.009

Lusk, B.G., Parameswaran, P., Popat, S.C., Rittmann, B.E., and Torres, C.I. (2016). The effect of pH and buffer concentration on anode biofilms of Thermincola ferriacetica. Bioelectrochemistry, 112, 47-52.

Miceli, J.F., III, Torres, C.I., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. Shifting the balance of fermentation products between hydrogen and volatile fatty acids: microbial community structure and function. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 2016, 92 (12), fiw195.

Oliveira, B.R.F., Smit, M.P.J., van Paassen, L.A., Grotenhuis, T.C., Rijnaarts, H.H.M. (2017). Functional properties of soils formed from biochemical ripening of dredged sediments—subsidence mitigation in delta areas. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 17 (1), pp. 286-298.

Popat, S.C. and Torres, C.I. (2016). Critical transport rates that limit the performance of microbial electrochemistry technologies. Bioresource Technology, 2016, 215, 265-273.45.

Sampson, T.R., Debelius, J.W., Thron, T.,  Janssen, S., Shastri, G.G., Ilhan, Z. E., Challis, C., Schretter, C. E., Rocha, S., Gradinaru, V., Chesselet, M. F., Keshavarzian, A., Shannon, K.M., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Wittung-Stafshede, P., Knight, R. and Mazmanian, S. K. (2016). Gut Microbiota Regulate Motor Deficits and Neuroinflammation in a Model of Parkinson’s Disease. Cell 167, 1469–1480.

Tollenaar, R.N., van Paassen, L.A., Jommi, C. (2017). Experimental evaluation of the effects of pull rate on the tensile behavior of a clay. Applied Clay Science, Volume 144, 2017, Pages 131-140, ISSN 0169-1317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clay.2017.04.026.

Apul OG, Delgado AG, Kidd J, Alam F, Dahlen P, Westerhoff P. 2016. Carbonaceous nano-additives augment microwave-enabled thermal remediation of soils containing petroleum hydrocarbons. Environmental Science: Nano. 3: 997-1002.

Halalsheh, N., A. Smith, and C. Papelis. Effect of geochemical conditions and chemical treatment of zeolites on their ability to bind selenium oxyanions. Presented at the 254th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 20 – 24, 2017

Thrust 3: Infrastructure Construction

Al Aqtash, U., Bandini, P., and Cooper, S. (2017). Numerical approach to model the effect of moisture in adobe masonry walls subjected to in-plane loading. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 1-11, DOI: 10.1080/15583058.2017.1298010

DeJong, J.T., Burrall, M., Wilson, D.W. and Frost, J.D. (2017). A Bio-Inspired Perspective for Geotechnical Engineering Innovation. ASCE Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 2017.

Kavazanjian, E., Jr., Almajed, A., and Hamdan, N. (2017). Bio-Inspired Soil Improvement using EICP Soil Columns and Soil Nails. Proceedings of Grouting 2017, ASCE, doi.10.1061/9780784480793.002.

Mahabadi, N., and Jang, J. (2017). The impact of fluid flow on force chains in granular media. Applied Physics Letters, 110(4), 041907.

Paassen, L. and Kulshreshtha, Y. (2017). Biopolymers: Cement Replacement: Industrialized Natural Resources for Architecture and Construction. Cultivated Building Materials (pp. 108-115). Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter.

Kavazanjian, E., DeJong, J.T., Khodadadi, H., van Paassen, L.A. (2017). Bio-grout Materials: A Review. Proceedings of Grouting 2017.

Cross-Cutting Projects

Frost, J.D. (2016). The Evolving Role of Materials in Infrastructure Systems. Proceedings of Civil Engineering Research in Ireland Conference, Galway, pp. 31-36.

Frost, J.D., Martinez, A., Mallett, S.D., Roozbahani, M.M., and DeJong, J.T. (2017). The Intersection of Modern Soil Mechanics with Ants and Roots. ASCE Geotechnical Frontiers Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 2017.

Frost, J.D., Roozbahani, M.M., Peralta, A.F., Mallett, S.D., and Hanumasagar, S.S. (2017). The Evolving Role of Materials in Geotechnical Infrastructure Systems. Journal of Structural Integrity and Maintenance, Special Issue, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 89-99. Taylor & Francis.

Jin, W. and Arson, C. (2017). Discrete equivalent wing crack based damage model for brittle solids. International Journal of Solids and Structures 110: 279-293.

Jin, W. and Arson, C. (2017). Micromechanics based discrete damage model with multiple non-smooth yield surfaces: theoretical formulation, numerical implementation and engineering applications. International Journal of Damage Mechanics, doi.org/10.1177/1056789517695872

Patino-Ramirez, F. and Arson, C. (2017.) Bio-inspired fluid extraction model for reservoir rocks. 51st US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, San Francisco, CA, June 25-28 2017, Paper 17-0515.

Zhao, Z., Hamdan, N., Shen, L., Nan, H., Almajed, A., Kavazanjian, E., & He, X. (2016). Biomimetic hydrogel composites for soil stabilization and contaminant mitigation. Environmental Science & Technology, 50(22), 12401-12410.

Zheng, X., N. Mahabadi, T. S. Yun, and J. Jang (2017), Effect of capillary and viscous force on CO2 saturation and invasion pattern in the microfluidic chip, Journal of Geophysical Research–Solid Earth, 122(3), 1634-1647. 

Education and Outreach

Chandler, J.L.S. (2017). Examining Interactions with Dominant Social Norms. Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association.

Chandler, J.L.S. and Larson, J. (2017). Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG) Short-term, Lab-based Engineering Mentor Guide. Tempe, AZ. doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.23819.69927.

Conley, Q., and Savenye, W. (2017). Brainbook: An Impact Study of a Statewide Concussion Awareness Training for High School Athletes. Performance Improvement, 56, 28-36. doi:10.1002/pfi.21628.

Dalal, M., Larson, J., Savenye, W., Zapata, C., Hamdan, N. and Kavazanjian, E. (2017). Supporting Engineering Education with Instructional Design: The Case of an Introductory Module on Biogeotechnical Engineering. Proceedings of the Pacific Southwest Regional Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Tempe, AZ, April 20-22, 2017. https://peer.asee.org/29236

Dalal, M., Larson, J., Zapata, C., Savenye, W., Hamdan, N. and Kavazanjian, E. (2017). An Interdisciplinary Approach to Developing an Undergraduate Module on Biogeotechnical Engineering. In P. Resta & S. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference  (pp. 2074-2079). Austin, TX: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). https://www.editlib.org/p/177501/

Elwood, K., Savenye, S., Jordan, M. E., Larson, J., & Zapata, C. (2016). Design thinking: A new construct for educators. Proceedings of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology, Las Vegas, NV, Vol. 1, 43-52.Larson, J., Dalal,

M., Savenye, W., Zapata, C., Hamdan, N., & Kavazanjian, E. (2017). Implementation of an Introductory Module on Biogeotechnics in a Freshman Engineering Course. Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, OH, June 25 -28, 2017. https://peer.asee.org/28058

Savenye, W., and Hong, Y.-C. (2017). Instructional sequences. In A. A. Pina (Ed.). Instructional Design Standards for Distance Learning, 33-46. Bloomington, IN: Association for Educational Communications and Technology.

Savenye, W., Larson, J., Zapata, C., Kavazanjian, E., Elwood, K., Reed, A., Mitchell, M., Brown, S., Bronner, C., Saenz, D., Newstetter, W., Benton-Johnson, F., Dalal, M., Gomez, M., Delgado, N. (2016). The Ultimate Higher Education Start-up: Building Education / Outreach / Diversity for an NSF Engineering Research Center. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology, held in Las Vegas, NV, October 17-21, 2016.

Diversity and Inclusion

Chandler, J. L. S. (2016). Colluding, colliding, and contending with norms of Whiteness. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. http://www.infoagepub.com/products/Colluding-Colliding-and-Contending-with-Norms-of-Whiteness

Other Projects

Alena J. Raymond, Mark A. Pinkse, Alissa Kendall, and Jason T. DeJong, “Life Cycle Assessment of Ground Improvement Alternatives for Treasure Island, California Redevelopment”, ASCE Geotechnical Frontiers Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 2017 (in review).

Year 1: 8.1.2015 – 7.31.2016

Thrust 1:  Hazard Mitigation

Anderson C.M., Gomez, M.G., DeJong, J.T., and Nelson, D.C. (2016). Effect of Cementation on Cone Penetrometer Measurements. ASCE GeoSeis Conference, Phoenix Arizona, February 2016.

Gomez, M., DeJong, J., Anderson, C., Nelson, D., and Graddy, C. (2016). Large-Scale Bio-Cementation Improvement of Sands. Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress 2016: pp. 941-949. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/9780784479742.079

Gomez, M. G., Martinez, B. C., DeJong, J. T., Hunt, C. E., deVlaming, L. A., Major, D. W., and Dworatzek, S. M. (2015). Field-scale bio-cementation tests to improve sands. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Ground Improvement, 168(3), 206-216.  https://doi.org/10.1680/grim.13.00052

Hamdan, N., Kavazanjian, E., Jr. and O’Donnell, S. (2015). Mitigation of Earthquake-Induced Liquefaction via Microbial Denitrification: A Two-Phase Process.  Proc., International Foundation Congress and Equipment Exposition (IFCEE 2015), ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication, DOI: 10.1061/9780784479087.212

Hamdan, N., Kavazanjian, E. Jr., Rittmann, B.E., and Karatas, I. (2016). Carbonate Mineral Precipitation for Soil Improvement through Microbial Denitrification. Geomicrobiology, 10.1080/01490451.2016.1154117.

O’Donnell, S.T. and Kavazanjian, E., Jr. (2015). Stiffness and Dilatancy Improvements in Uncemented Sands Treated through MICP. J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001407.

van Wijngaarden, W.K., van Paassen, L.A., Vermolen, F.J., van Meurs, and G.A.M., Vuik, C. (2016) A Reactive Transport Model for Biogrout Compared to Experimental Data, Transport in Porous Media, 111 (3), pp. 627-648. DOI: 10.1007/s11242-015-0615-5.

van Wijngaarden, W.K., van Paassen, L.A., Vermolen, F.J., van Meurs, and G.A.M., Vuik, C. (2016) Simulation of Front Instabilities in Density-Driven Flow, Using a Reactive Transport Model for Biogrout Combined with a Randomly Distributed Permeability Field, Transport in Porous Media, 112 (2), pp. 333-359. DOI: 10.1007/s11242-016-0649-3

Kavazanjian, E. (2015) Mechanical Behavior of Sands Treated by Microbially Induced Carbonate Precipitation, ASCE Journal of the Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Division, Vol. 142, No. 2, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001383

Thrust 2: Environmental Protection and Restoration

Chen T, Delgado AG, Yavuz BM, Proctor AJ, Maldonado J, Zuo Y, Westerhoff P, Krajmalnik-Brown R, and Rittmann BE. 2016. Ozone enhances biodegradability of heavy hydrocarbons in soil. Journal of Environmental Engineering and Science. 11(1): 7-17.

Delgado AG, Krajmalnik-Brown R, Fajardo-Williams D, and Halloum I. Nature’s helpers: Using microorganisms to remove trichloroethene (TCE) from groundwater. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2015.

Hamdan, N, and Kavazanjian, K. Enzyme Induced Carbonate Mineral Precipitation for Fugitive Dust Control. Geotechnique, V. 66, No. 7, pp. 546-555, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jgeot.15.P.168

Overholt, W.A., Marks, K.P., Romero, I.C., Hollander, D.J., Snell, T.W. and Kostka, J.E. (2016). Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacteria Exhibit a Species-Specific Response to Dispersed Oil while Moderating Ecotoxicity, Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82: 518-527.

Que, S., C. Papelis, A.T. Hanson, L. Wang, and E. Livingston (2016). Modeling the efficiency of the iron coprecipitation-filtration process for the removal of arsenate at low initial concentrations. Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 142, 10, 04016047. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001119

Proto, C.J., DeJong, J.D., Nelson, D.C., and Sturm, A.P. Bio-Mediated Permeability Reduction of Saturated Sands, ASCE J. Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 2016, 142(12):1-11.

Delgado AG, Fajardo-Williams D, Kegerreis KL, Parameswaran P, Krajmalnik-Brown R. 2016. Impact of ammonium on syntrophic organohalide-respiring and fermenting microbial communities. mSphere 1(2):e00053-16.doi:10.1128/mSphere.00053-1.

Apul OG, Dahlen P, Delgado AG, Sharif F, Westerhoff P. 2016. Treatment of heavy, long-chain petroleum-hydrocarbon contaminated soils using chemical oxidation. Journal of Environmental Engineering ASCE, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001139.

Thrust 3: Infrastructure Construction

Al Aqtash, U., and Bandini, P. (2015). Prediction of unsaturated shear strength of an adobe soil from the soil-water characteristic curve. Construction and Building Materials, 98(11): 892-899, DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.07.188

El Mountassir, G., Minto, J. M., van Paassen, L. A., Salifu, E., and Lunn, R. J. (2018). Applications of Microbial Processes in Geotechnical Engineering. Advances in Applied Microbiology.  https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.aambs.2018.05.001

Hamdan, N., Zhao, Z., Mujica, M., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., and He, X. (2016). Hydrogel-Assisted Enzyme-Induced Carbonate Mineral Precipitation. J. Mater. Civ. Eng., 110.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001604.

Khodadadi Tirkolaei, H., and Bilsel, H. (2017). Estimation on ureolysis-based microbially induced calcium carbonate precipitation progress for geotechnical applications. Marine Georesources & Geotechnology35(1), 34-41.

Khodadadi Tirkolaei, H., and Bilsel, H. (2015). Statistical modeling of environmental factors on microbial urea hydrolysis process for biocement production. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering.  Vol. 2015 Article ID 340930, 14 pages.  DOI: 10.1155.2015.340930. 

Mahabadi, N., S. Dai, Y. Seol, T. Sup Yun, and J. Jang (2016), The water retention curve and relative permeability for gas production from hydrate-bearing sediments: pore network model simulation, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 17, doi:10.1002/2016GC006372.

Pham, V, Van der Star, WRL, Ye, G, and van Paassen, LA (2016), Rice husk ash with high carbon content proves favourable for soil stabilization, Jaarboek Mijnbouwkundige Vereeniging, 77e edition 2015-2016, TUDelft, pp 158-173. 

Xu, T., and Frost, J. D. (2015). DEM Modeling of Insertion and Expansion during Flat Dilatometer Testing. The 3rd International Conference on the Flat Dilatometer. June 14-16, 2015. Rome. 

Kavazanjian, E. (2016). Enhancing the Axial Compression Response of Pervious Concrete Ground Improvement Piles Using Bio-Grouting. Journal of the Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Division, ASCE, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001515

Thrust 4: Resource Development

Cho, H., Hyun, J.-H., You, O., Kim, M., Kim, S-H., Choi, D-L., Green, S. J., and Kostka, J.E. 2016. Microbial community structure associated with biogeochemical processes in the sulfate-methane transition zone (SMTZ) of gas hydrate-bearing sediment of the Ulleung Basin, East Sea, Geomicrobiology Journal, DOI:10.1080/01490451.2016.1159767.

Mahabadi, N., X. Zheng, and J. Jang (2016), The effect of hydrate saturation on water retention curves in hydrate bearing sediments, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL068656.

Cross-Cutting Projects

DeJong, J.T. and Kavazanjian, E., Jr. (2016). Sustainable Biogeotechnics. Proceedings from NSF Workshop on Geotechnical Fundamentals in the Face of New World Challenges, Washington, D.C., July 17-19, 2016.

Education and Outreach

Archambault, L. & Larson, J. (2015). Pioneering the digital age of instruction: Learning from and about K-12 online teachers. Journal of Online Learning Research, 1(1), 49-83. Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/149852/

Larson, J. S., & Archambault, L. (2015). The Ever-Evolving Educator: Examining K-12 Online Teachers in the United States. In T. Heafner, R. Hartshorne, & T. Petty (Eds.) Exploring the Effectiveness of Online Education in K-12 Environments (pp. 169-190). Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-6383-1.ch009

Lin, L., Atkinson, R. K., Savenye, W. C., and Nelson, B. C. (2016). Effects of visual cues and self-explanation prompts: Empirical evidence in a multimedia environment. Interactive Learning Environments 24, 799-813. (Published online in 2014.) 10.1080/10494820.2014.924531

Savenye, W. (2016). Willi’s Voice: The Academic Road – Thorns and Roses. In J. A. Donaldson, Ed., Women’s Voices in the Field of Educational Technology: Our Journeys, 121-129. Switzerland: Springer International.

Savenye, W. (2015). Applied Instructional Design: Learner-Centered, Adaptable to Varied Learning Environments, Powerful and Effective. Editorial. Journal of Applied Instructional Design, 5(1), 1. Available at http://www.jaidpub.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Savenye11-15.pdf

Savenye, W. (2015). Learning in museums. In J. M. Spector, Ed., The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology, Vol. 2, 462-464. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Pre-CBBG:

Al-Aqtash, U. and Bandini, P. (2014). Prediction of unsaturated shear strength of an adobe soil from the soil-water characteristic curve. Construction and Building Materials. In review.

Bandini, P. and Olague-Caballero, R.I. (2012). Compressibility of cemented sands of semiarid environment. Revista International de Desastres Naturales, Accidentes e Infraestructura Civil Vol. 12(1): 35-41 (In Spanish).

Bernardi, D., DeJong, J., Montoya, B., and Martinez, B. (2014). Bio-bricks: Biologically cemented sandstone bricks. Construction and Building Materials 55:462-469.

Bianchini, A., and Bandini, P. (2010). Prediction of pavement performance through neuro-fuzzy reasoning. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering – An International Journal Vol. 25(1): 39-54.

DeJong, J., Mortensen, B., and Martinez, B. (2007). Bio-soils interdisciplinary science and engineering initiative, NSF final report for Grant #CMS-0628782. p 85.

DeJong, J., Proto, C., Kuo, M., and Gomez, M. (2014). Bacteria, biofilms, and invertebrates: the next generation of geotechnical engineers? In Geo-Congress 2014 (American Society of Civil Engineers), pp 3959-3968.

DeJong, J.T., Fritzges, M.B., and Nesslein, K. (2006). Microbially induced cementation to control sand response to undrained shear. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 132(11):1381-1392.

DeJong, J.T, Mortensen, B.M., Martinez, B.C., and Nelson, D.C. (2010). Bio-mediated soil improvement.Ecological Engineering 36(2):197-210.

DeJong, J.T., Soga, K.S., Kavazanjian, E., Burns, S., van Paassen, L., Al Qabany, A., Aydilek, A., Bang, S.S., Burbank, M., Caslake, L., Chen, C.Y., Cheng, X., Chu, J., Ciurli, S., Fauriel, S., Filet, A.E., Hamdan, N., Hata, T., Inagaki, Y., Jefferis, S., Kuo, M., Laloui, L., Larrahondo, J., Manning, D.A.C., Martinez, B., Montoya, B.M., Nelson, D.C., Palomino, A., Renforth, P., Santamarina, J.C., Seagren, E.A., Tanyu, B., Tsesarsky, M., and Weaver, T. (2013). “Biogeochemical processes and geotechnical applications: progress, opportunities, and challenges,” Geotechnique, Vol. 63, No. 4, pp. 287-301.

Delgado, A.G., Fajardo-Williams, D., Popat, S.C., Torres, C.I., and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2014). Production of Dehalococcoides in a continuous flow stirred-tank reactor coupling high-cell densities to fast rates of trichloroethene dechlorination. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98, 6: 2729-2737. DOI 10.1007/s00253-013-5263-5

Delgado, A.G., Parameswaran, P., Fajardo-Williams, D., Halden, R, and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2012). Role of bicarbonate as a pH buffer and electron sink in microbial dechlorination of chloroethenes. Microbial Cell Factories, 13; 11(1):128.

Diaz-Rodriguez, J.A., Antonio-Izarras, V.M., Bandini, and Lopez-Molina, J.A. (2008). Cyclic strength of a natural liquefiable sand stabilized with colloidal silica grout. Canadian Geotechnical Journal Vol. 45: 1345-1355

Dung, T., Bawazir, A.S., Shukla, M.K., and Bandini, P. (2011). Some hydraulic and wicking properties of St. Cloud zeolite and zeolite-soil mixtures. Applied Engineering in Agriculture Vol. 27(6): 955-967

Espinoza D.N. and Santamarina J.C. (2010). Ant tunneling – a granular media perspective. Granular Matter12(6):607-616.

Garcia-Pena, E. I., Parameswaran, P., Kang, D. W., Canul-Chan, M., and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2011). Anaerobic digestion and co-digestion process of vegetable and fruit residues”: Process and microbial ecology. Bioresource Technology 102:9447–9455.

Hamdan, N., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., and Rittmann, B.E. (2011). “Sequestration of Radionuclide and Metal Contaminants through Microbially-Induced Carbonate Precipitation,” Proceedings of the 14th Pan American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Toronto, Canada, 2-6 October.

Hamdan, N., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., and Rittmann, B.E. (2013). “Carbonate Cementation via Plant Derived Urease,” Proceeding of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering,Paris, France, 2-5 September.

Hamdan, N., Kavazanjian, E., Jr., Rittmann, B.E., and Karatas, I. (2011). “Carbonate Mineral Precipitation for Soil Improvement through Microbial Denitrification,” Proceedings of GeoFrontiers 2011: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE, GSP 211, pp. 3925-3934.

Karatas, I., Kavazanjian, E, Jr., and Rittmann, B. (2008). Microbially induced precipitation of calcite using Pseudomonas denitrificans. in Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Bio-Geo-Civil Engineering (Delft, The Netherlands), pp 58-66.

Kavazanjian, E., Jr. and Hamdan, N. (2014). “Enzyme induced carbonate precipitation (EICP) columns for ground improvement.” Proc. of the 2015 ASCE Geo-Institute GeoCongress, San Antonio, Texas.

Kavazanjian, E., Jr. and O’Donnell, S.T. (2014). Mitigation of earthquake-induced liquefaction via microbial denitrification: A two-phase process. Submitted for publication, Proc. of the 2015 ASCE Geo-Institute GeoCongress, San Antonio, Texas.

Kavazanjian, E., Jr., Iglesias, E., and Karatas, I. (2009). Biopolymer soil stabilization for wind erosion control. inProceedings of the 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics Geotechnical Engineering (Alexandria, Virginia), pp 881-884.

Kavazanjian, E., Jr. and Karatas, I. (2008). “Microbiological Improvement of the Physical Properties of Soil,” Symposium to Honor James K. Mitchell, Proceedings of the. 6th International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO (on CD ROM).

Krajmalnik-Brown, R., et al. (2004). Genetic identification of a putative vinyl chloride reductase in Dehalococcoides sp. strain BAV1. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70(10):6347-6351.

Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Sung, Y., Ritalahti, K.M., Michael Saunders, F., & Loffler, F.E. (2007). Environmental distribution of the trichloroethene reductive dehalogenase gene (tceA) suggests lateral gene transfer among Dehalococcoides. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 59(1):206-214.

Martinez, B., DeJong, J., and Ginn, T. (2014). Bio-geochemical reactive transport modeling of microbial induced calcite precipitation to predict the treatment of sand in one-dimensional flow. Computers and Geotechnics58:1-13.

Mitchell, J.K. and Santamarina, J.C. (2005). Biological considerations in geotechnical engineering. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 131(10):1222-1233.

Montoya, B. and Dejong, J. (2013). Healing of biologically induced cemented sands. Geotechnique Letters3:147-151.

Mortensen, B., Haber, M., DeJong, J., Caslake, L., and Nelson, D. (2011). Effects of environmental factors on microbial induced calcium carbonate precipitation. Journal of Applied Microbiology 111(2):338-349.

Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Tang, Y., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., and Rittmann, B.E. (2014). Managing the interactions between sulfate- and perchlorate-reducing bacteria when treating highly perchlorate-contaminated groundwater with hydrogen-fed biofilms. Water Research. 55: 215-224.

Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Ilhan, Z. E., Kang, D.-W., Rittmann, B., and Krajmalnik-Brown, R. (2013). Phylogenetic analysis of nitrate and sulfate reducing bacteria in a hydrogen-fed membrane biofilm reactor. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 85(1):158-167. 

Ornelas, A.*, Savenye, W., Sadauskas, J. D., Houston, S., Zapata, C., and Ramirez, E. (2013). An engineering and educational technology team approach to introducing new unsaturated soils mechanics material into introductory undergraduate geotechnical engineering courses: Cross-curricular coordination and working outside of your comfort zone. Proceedings of the 120th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, held in Atlanta, GA, June 23 – 26, 2013.

Phadnis, H. and Santamarina, J. (2011). Bacteria in sediments: pore size effects. Geotechnique Letters1(October-December):91-93.

Prezzi, M., Bandini, P., Carraro, J.A.H., and Monteiro, P.J.M. (2011). Use of Recyclable Materials in Sustainable Civil Engineering Applications.

Rebata-Landa, V. and Santamarina, J.C. (2006). Mechanical limits to microbial activity in deep sediments.Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 7(11).

Rebata-Landa, V. and Santamarina, J.C. (2012). Mechanical effects of biogenic nitrogen gas bubbles in soils.Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 138(2):128-137.

Savenye, W. (2007). Interaction: The power and promise of active learning. In M. Spector, Ed.  Finding your online voice: Stories told by experienced online educators. Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers, 141-162.

Savenye, W. (2013). Learning in museums. In J. M. Spector, Ed., Encyclopedia of Educational Technology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Savenye, W. (2013). Perspectives on assessment of educational technologies for informal learning: A review of issues, perspectives, strategies and possibilities. In J. M. Spector, M. D. Merrill, J. Elen, & M. J. Bishop, Eds.Handbook of research on educational communications and technology. (4th ed.). New York: Springer, 257-267.

Savenye, W. (Coordinator/Producer with A. Igoe, J. Middleton, & T. Brush) (2004). Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology: 26 video cases of exemplary technology-modeling teachers.

Savenye, W. C. (2004). Evaluating web-based learning systems and software.  In N. Seel, & Z. Dijkstra (Eds.)Curriculum, plans, and processes in instructional design: International perspectives. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 309-330.

Savenye, W., and Robinson, R. (2004). Qualitative research issues and methods: An introduction for instructional technologists.  In D. Jonassen, (Ed.), Handbook of research on educational communications and technology. 2nd Ed. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1045-1071.

Savenye, W., Dwyer, H., Niemczyk, M., Olina, Z., Kim, A., Nicolaou, A., and Kopp, H. (2003). Development of the digital high school project: a school-university partnership. In Michael Corry & Chih-Hsiung Tu (Eds.)Distance education: what works well. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press, 3-14.

Savenye, W., Ozogul, G., and Cromack, C. (2007). Microsoft Research Assessment Toolkit.  [Web Site]. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Research. Available May 08, 2009 at from Microsoft Research Education and Scholarly Communication, at http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/collaboration/focus/education/ or directly downloadable from http://www.facultyresourcecenter.com/curriculum/pfv.aspx?ID=6830

Savenye, W., Robinson, R., Niemczyk, M., and Atkinson, R. (2008). Data collection and analysis: Measuring individual learning. In J. M. Spector, M. D. Merrill, J. J. G. vanMerrienboer, & M. Driscoll, (Eds.), Handbook of research on educational communications and technology. 3rd Ed. New York, Routledge.

Savioli, A., Viggiani, C., and Santamarina, J. (2014). Root-Soil Mechanical Interaction. in Geo-Congress 2014, pp 3977-3984.

Wosick, E., Gebremariam, T., Weldon, B., Bandini, P., and Al-aqtah, U. (2014). Strength characteristics of typical adobe material in the southwestern United States, In: Proc. 9th Int. Masonry Conf., Guimaraes, Portugal, June 2014.

Zhang, H., Banaszak, J.E., Parameswaran, P., Alder, J., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., and Rittmann, B. E. (2009). Focused-Pulsed sludge pre-treatment increases the bacterial diversity and relative abundance of acetoclastic methanogens in a full-scale anaerobic digester. Water Research 43: 4517–4526.

Zhao H.P., Ilhan Z.E., Ontiveros-Valencia A., Tang Y, Rittmann B., and R. Krajmalnik-Brown, (2013).  “Effects of multiple electron acceptors on microbial interactions in a hydrogen-based biofilm”. Environmental Science and Technology, 47 (13), 7396–7403.

Ziv-El, M., Cai, K., Halden, R., Krajmalnik-Brown, R., and Rittmann, B.E. (2012). Managing methanogens and homoacetogens to promote reductive dechlorination of trichloroethene with direct delivery of H2 in a membrane biofilm reactor. Biotechnology and Bioengineering.