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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

Department Research Activities

Our faculty and staff are comprehensive engineers and researchers who strengthen our community by combining the spirit of invention and innovation to advance our education and research.

Archived Civil, Environmental and Engineering Mechanics Research

Journal Articles

  • Oluwabusi, O. E., & Toubia, E. (2020). Effect of central circular cut-out and low velocity impact damage on shear buckling and post-buckling of composite laminated plates. Composite Structures, 245.
  • Taylor, D. G., & Bouwer, E. J. Effect of CO2 on Oxidation of 1,2-Dichloroethane by Xanthobacter autotrophicus GJ10. Environmental Engineering Science.

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

  • Ananth, S., Whitney, T. J. & Toubia, E. Buckling stability of additively manufactured isogrid. American Society for Composites 2018. DEStech Publications, Inc. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.12783/asc33/26164
  • Elmushyakhi, A. A., & Toubia, E. (2017). Axial fatigue characterization of core joints in sandwich composite structures. American Society for Composites 2017. DEStech Publications, Inc. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.12783/asc2017/15350
  • Emami, S., Toubia, E., & Schneider, K. Reliability-Based Approach for Sandwich Composite Structural Applications. American Society for Composites 2018. DEStech Publications, Inc. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.12783/asc33/26123
  • Toubia, E., Flores, M., & Rapking, D. A systematic experimental approach for damage Quantification in Sandwich Structures under Low-heat Fire Induced Damage. American Society for Composites 2019. DEStech Publications, Inc. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.12783/asc34/31395

Published Proceedings of Conference or Symposiums

  • Iarve, E. V., Zhou, E. G., Tandon, G. P., Whitney, T. J., Breitzman, T., Mollenhauer, D., Bechel, V. & Pochiraju, K. Oxidation and Cracking Modeling in Hybrid Composites. Long Beach, Ca: SAMPE 2011.
  • Safriet, S., Gibson, T. T., Morgan, A. B., Whitney, T. J., Storage, T., Bechel, V. & Unroe, M. Processing and Properties of Novel Hybrid: Ti64 and Ni-Coated Carbon Nanotube on T300 Fabric and High Temperature Polyimide MVK-14 Freeform. Palm Springs, CA: High Temple.

Grants

  • Bilgin, Ö. (2017 - Present), Division of Engineering Research On-Call Services. ODOT.
  • Bilgin, Ö. (2017 - Present), Division of Engineering Research On-Call Services. ODOT, State.
  • Bilgin, Ö. (2017 - Present), Pile Driving Setup for Ohio Soils. ODOT, State, $440,407.00.
  • Bilgin, Ö. (2017 - Present), Pile Driving Setup for Ohio Soils. ODOT, $440,407.00.
  • Chase, D. V. (2008 - Present), Real-Time System Optimization for Sustainable Water Transmission and Distribution. Great Lakes Protection Fund, $293,745.00.
  • Chase, D. V. (2008 - Present), Real-Time System Optimization for Sustainable Water Transmission and Distribution. Great Lakes Protection Fund, Private, $293,745.00.
  • Pinnell, M. F., Blust, R. P., Balster, E., Bigelow, K. E., Crosson, K. M., Schneider, S. J. & Kinnucan-Welsch, K. A. (2010 - Present), EEC-1009607 - Engineering Innovation and Design for STEM Teachers. NSF, $499,101.00.
  • Pinnell, M. F., Blust, R. P., Balster, E., Bigelow, K. E., Crosson, K. M., Schneider, S. J. & Kinnucan-Welsch, K. A. (2010 - Present), EEC-1009607 - Engineering Innovation and Design for STEM Teachers. NSF, Federal, $499,101.00.
  • Eustace, D. (2017 - Present), Safety Effectiveness Evaluation of Median Cable Barriers on Freeways in Ohio. Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), $40,000.00.
  • Eustace, D. (2017 - Present), Safety Effectiveness Evaluation of Median Cable Barriers on Freeways in Ohio. Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), State, $40,000.00.

Journal Articles

  • Abdelal, N. & Donaldson, S. L. (2018). Comparison of methods for the characterization of voids in glass fiber composites. Journal of Composite Materials, 52(4), 487-501. 
  • Azimian, A. & Eustace, D. (2018). Modeling socio-economic determinants of traffic fatalities. International Journal of Engineering Research and Management, 5(11), 5. Retrieved from www.ijerm.com 

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

  • Ananth, S., Whitney, T. J., & Toubia, E. (2018). Buckling stability of additively manufactured isogrid. American Society for Composites 2018. DEStech Publications, Inc. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.12783/asc33/26164.
  • Elmushyakhi, A., Toubia, E. A., & Morgan, A. B. (2018). Effect of localized fire damage on failure mode shifts in sandwich structures. 12th International Conference on Sandwich Structures ICSS-12: Proceedings. No. CONF. EPFL-CCLab Composite Construction Laboratory.
  • Emami, S., Toubia, E., & Schneider, K. Reliability-based approach for sandwich composite structural applications. American Society for Composites 2018. DEStech Publications, Inc. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.12783/asc33/26123.
  • Eustace, D., Alqahtani, T., & Hovey, P. W. (2018). Classification tree modelling of factors impacting severity of truck-related crashes in Ohio. (pp. 18 pages). Washington, D.C.: 97th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings.
  • Oluwabusi, O. E., Toubia, E. A., & Hill, S. (2018). Assessing the in-plane core shear contribution of composite sandwich plates using the picture frame test method. 12th International Conference on Sandwich Structures ICSS-12: Proceedings. No. CONF. EPFL-CCLab Composite Construction Laboratory.
  • Toubia, E. (2018). Novel testing methodology of two-coat and three-coat systems for steel bridge structures. SSPC 2018- New Orleans: The Coating Society -SSPC 2018 Proceedings. Retrieved from http://www.sspc.org/event-sspc2018.

Abstract

  • Haritashya, U., Kargel, J., Shugar, D., Leonard, G., Watson, C., Furfaro, R., Chase, D. V., Kirschbaum, D. & Anderson, E. (2018). Growth of lower Barun Glacial Lake, Nepal Himalaya. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union (AGU). Retrieved from https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm18/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/450996.

Posters

  • Crosson, K. M., Samineni, K., & Crosson, G. S. (2018, November). Natural sorbents for the adsorption of bisphenol-s from water. Presented at the 2018 American Water Works Association Water Quality Technology Conference, Toronto, Canada. 
  • Hovey, P. W., Eustace, D., & Alshehri, A. (2018, July). Analysis of crashes at intersections involving pedestrians and bicyclists. Presented at the 2018 Joint Statistics Meetings, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Hovey, P. W., Eustace, D., & Elmagri, H. (2018, June). Exploring and investigating contributing factors of injury severity of drivers of emergency vehicles in Ohio. Presented at the 2018 Joint Research Conference combining the Spring Research Conference and the Quality and Productivity Research Conference, Sante Fe, NM.

Presentation

  • Eustace, D., Alqahtani, T., & Hovey, P. W. (2018, January). Classification tree modelling of factors impacting severity of truck-related crashes in Ohio. Presented at the Transportation Research Board 2018 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  • Toubia, E. (2018, October). Effect of heat damage in composite sandwich structures. Presented at the AFRL Seminar, WPAFB, Dayton, Ohio.

Workshops

  • Hallinan, K. P., Pruce, J., Crosson, K. M., & Kwon, S. (2018, December). Discovering vocation workshop II.
  • Hallinan, K. P., Pruce, J., Crosson, K. M., & Kwon, S. (2018, October). Discovering vocation workshop.
  • Toubia, E. (2018, November). Experimental and digital certification of infrastructural composite structures. Moscow.

Sponsored Research

  • Bilgin, Ö. (2018-2020). Pile driving setup for Ohio soils. Ohio Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration, State and Federal, $440,407.33.
  • McEwan, R., Taylor, D. G., & King, L. (2018), Urban watershed collaborative: Monitoring, outreach, and land-use analysis to assess influences on storm water in the City of Dayton. City of Dayton, Local, $29,996.00.
  • Taylor, D. G. (2018), CSO water treatment with peracetic acid. University of Dayton, $6,000.00.
  • Toubia, E. (2018), Localized low heat intensity damage in foam core composite sandwich structures. 2018 Summer Faculty Scholarship -Air Force Research Lab-WPAFB, Federal, $21,700.00.
  • Wang, H., & Liang, R. (2018 - 2019), Development of friction demand categories and intervention treatment. Ohio Department of Transportation, State, $48,252.00.

Journal Articles

  • Gao, Z., Liang, R., & Patnaik, A. (2017). Probabilistic lifetime performance and structural capacity analysis of continuous reinforced concrete slab bridges. Journal of Advanced Structural Engineering, 9, 231-245.
  • Kiania, B., Sajedia, S., Gandomi, A. H., Huang, Q., & Liang, R. Y. (2017). Optimal adjustment of ACI formula for shrinkage of concrete containing pozzolans. Journal of Construction and Building Materials, 131, 485-495.
  • Salem, A. I., & Donaldson, S. L. (2017). Weight and cost multi-objective optimization of hybrid composite sandwich structures. International Journal of Computational Methods and Experimental Measurements, 5(2), 200-210.
  • Toubia, E., & Elmushyakhi, A. (2017). Influence of core joints in sandwich composites under in-plane static and fatigue loads. Materials and Design/Elsevier. Retrieved from https://www.journals.elsevier.com/materials-and-design/  
  • Toubia, E., Emami, S., & Klosterman, D. A. (2017). Degradation mechanisms of balsa wood and PVC foam sandwich core composites due to freeze/thaw exposure in saline solution. Journal of Sandwich Structures & Materials. Retrieved from https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/journal/journal-sandwich-structures-materials 
  • Wang, H., Wellmann, J. F., Li, Z., Wang, X., & Liang, R. Y. (2017). A segmentation approach for stochastic geological modeling using hidden Markov random fields. Mathematical Geosciences, 49,145-177. doi: 10.1007/s11004-016-9663-9 
  • Yamin, M. M., Attom, M. F., & Liang, R. Y. (2017). Solutions for soil-pile-soil forces in pile stabilized slopes. Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 35(4), 1859-1869.
  • Zhou, D., Liu, Z, Liang, R. Y., Wu, H., & Wang, Y. (2017). A method to extract and eliminate TEM interference by metallic bodies in tunnel geological anomaly forecast. Journal of Geotechnical Testing, ASTM.

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

  • Bilgin, Ö., Tsimbelman, N., & Chernova, T. (2017). Variability in recompression index obtained from incremental consolidation tests. 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Seoul.
  • Eustace, D., Elmagri, H., & Hovey, P. (2017). Exploring contributing factors of injury severity of drivers of emergency vehicles in Ohio. 96th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings, Washington, DC.
  • Fayez, A., Eustace, D., & Hovey, P. W. (2017). Investigating the effect of vehicle color on crash risk. 6th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation (RSS2017), The Hague.
  • Hesham, R., Eustace, D., & Wu, S.-Y. (2017). Spatial analysis of alcohol-related traffic crashes in Ohio. 6th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation (RSS2017), The Hague.
  • Toubia, E. (2017, July). Reliability-based approach for sandwich core composites. International Conference on Composites or Nano Engineering: ICCE-25, Rome, Italy.
  • Toubia, E., Morgan, A. B., & Elmushyakhi, A. (2017, December). Post-fire residual mechanical properties of a composite laminate—experimental study. CAMX – The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, Orlando, FL. Retrieved from https://www.thecamx.org/

Invited Lectures

  • Liang, R. Y. (2017, January). Reliability based design of drilled shafts for slope stabilization. Symposium on Structural Reliability theory and Design Methodology, Tongji University, Shanghai, China.
  • Liang, R. Y. (2017, June). Drilled shafts design for slope stabilization, First World Transportation Congress, Beijing, China.

Posters

  • Hovey, P. W., Eustace, D. & Alfallaj, I. (2017, August). Regression tree analysis of crash severity related to work zones in Ohio. Presented at the 2017 Joint Statistics Meetings, Baltimore, MD.
  • Hovey, P. W., Eustace, D. & Alqahtani, T. (2017, May). Tree regression modelling of factors impacting severity of truck crashes in Ohio. Presented at the 2017 Spring Research Conference on Statistics in Industry and Technology, New Brunswick, NJ. 

Presentations

  • Bilgin, Ö. (2017, September). Variability in recompression index obtained from incremental consolidation tests. Presented at the 19th ICSMGE, Seoul, Korea.
  • Eustace, D., Elmagri, H., & Hovey, P. (2017, January). Exploring contributing factors of injury severity of drivers of emergency vehicles in Ohio. Presented at  the 96th TRB Annual Meeting Proceedings, Washington, DC.
  • Fayez, A., Eustace, D., & Hovey, P. W. (2017). Investigating the effect of vehicle color on crash risk. Presented at the 6th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation (RSS2017), Hague, Netherlands. 
  • Hakim, I., Meyendorf, N., Schumacher, D., Sundar, V., & Donaldson, S. L.(2017, July). Volume imaging NDE and serial sectioning of carbon fiber composites. Presented at the QNDE 44th Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation 2017, Provo, UT.
  • Hakim, I., Walter, D., Sundar, V., Meyendorf, N., Browning, C., & Donaldson, S. L. (2017, July).Volume imaging NDE and serial sectioning of carbon fiber composites. Presented at the Smart Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation for Energy Systems. 
  • Hesham, R., Eustace, D., & Wu, S.-Y. (2017). Spatial analysis of alcohol-related traffic crashes in Ohio. Presented at the 6th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation (RSS2017), Hague, Netherlands.

Sponsored Research

  • Bilgin, Ö. (2017 - Present), Division of engineering research on-call services. ODOT, State.
  • Bilgin, Ö. (2017 - Present), Pile driving setup for Ohio soils. ODOT, State, $440,407.00.
  • Chase, D. V. (2008 - Present), Real-time system optimization for sustainable water transmission and distribution. Great Lakes Protection Fund, Private, $293,745.00.
  • Eustace, D. (2017 - Present), Safety effectiveness evaluation of median cable barriers on freeways in Ohio. Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), State, $40,000.00. 
  • Liang, R. Y., co-principal investigator. (2014-2017). Performance comparison of abutment and retaining wall drainage system. Highway Administration and Ohio Department of Transportation, Federal, $284,834.00. 
  • Liang, R. Y., principal investigator. (2015-2018). GeoMS maintenance and technical support. Highway Administration and Ohio Department of Transportation, Federal, $625,000.00.
  • Taylor, D. G. (2016 - 2017), Sustainability course development grant. University of Dayton, $2,500.00.

Book Chapter

  • Eustace, D., & Dissanayake, S. (2016). Risk and protective factors associated with motorcycle injury severity in the United States. In G. Bowman (Ed.), Traffic accidents and safety: New research. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-63485-517-4

Journal Articles

  • Eustace, D., Almutairi, O., & Hovey, P. W. (2016). Modeling factors contributing to injury and fatality of run-off-road crashes in Ohio. Advances in Transportation Studies, 40, 53-68. Retrieved from www.uniroma3.it/en2/index.php
  • Gao, Z., Liang, R., & Patnaik, A. (2016). Effects of sustained loading and pre-existing cracks on corrosion. Construction and Building Materials, 124, 776-785.
  • Kiani, B., Gandomi, A. H., Sajedi, S., & Liang, R. Y. (2016). New formulation of compressive strength of preformed-foam cellular concrete: an evolutionary approach. ASCE, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering.
  • Li, Z., Wang, X., Wang, H., & Liang, R. Y. (2016). Quantifying stratigraphic uncertainties by stochastic simulation techniques based on Markov random field. Engineering Geology, 201,106-122. http://dc.doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2015.12.017
  • Saeid, A. A., & Donaldson, S. L. (2016). Experimental and finite element evaluations of debonding in composite sandwich structure with core thickness variations. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 8(9), 1-18.
  • Saeid, A. A., & Donaldson, S. L. (2016). Experimental and finite element investigations of damage resistance in biomimetic composite sandwich T-joints. Materials, 9(7), 510-533.
  • Toubia, E., & Emami, S. (2016). Experimental evaluation of structural steel coating systems. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 28(12). Retrieved from http://ascelibrary.org/journal/jmcee7
  • Toubia, E., Emami, S., & Klosterman, D. A. (2016). Failure mechanism of woven roving fabric/vinyl ester composites in freeze-thaw saline environment. Journal of Composite Materials. Retrieved from http://jcm.sagepub.com/
  • Wang, X., Li, Z., Wang, H., Rong, Q., & Liang, R.Y. (2016) Probability analysis of shield-driven tunnel in multiple strata considering stratigraphic uncertainty. Journal of Structural Safety, 62, 88-100, http://dc.doi.org/10.1016/j.strusafe.2016.06.007

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

  • Toubia, E., & Emami, S. (2016). Durability of sandwich composite structures due to freezing and thawing and ice chemicals. CAMX: The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo. http://www.thecamx.org/
  • Toubia, E., Rahman, M. M., & Sergeichev, I. (2016). Effect of core joints on axial fatigue of composite sandwich structures. CAMX: The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo. http://www.thecamx.org/

Technical Report

Presentations

  • Donaldson, S. L., & Salem, A. I. (2016, September). Weight and cost multi-objective optimization of hybrid composite sandwich structures. Presented at the International Conference on High Performance and Optimum Design of Structures and Materials HPSM/OPT, Siena, Italy.
  • Hakim, I. A., Laqual, R., Walter, D., Müller, B., Graja, P., Donaldson, S. L., & Meyendorf, N. (2016, July). The effect of manufacturing conditions on discontinuity population and fatigue fracture behavior. Presented at the Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Atlanta GA.
  • Hakim, I. A., May, D., Ras, A., Meyendorf, N., & Donaldson, S. L. (2016, March). Quantifying voids effecting delamination in carbon/epoxy composites: Static and fatigue fracture behavior. Presented at the Smart Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation for Energy Systems, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Toubia, E., & Emami, S. (2016, January). Thermal cycling effect on composite sandwich structures with balsa core. Presented at the 40th International Conference and Expo on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, FL.

Sponsored Research

  • Bilgin, Ö. (2012 - 2016), Analysis of aggregate pier systems for stabilization of subgrade settlement. ODOT, State, $455,636.00.
  • Chase, D. V. (2008 - Present), Real-time system optimization for sustainable water transmission and distribution. Great Lakes Protection Fund, Private, $293,745.00. 
  • Liang, R. Y., co-principal investigator. (2014-2017). Performance comparison of abutment and retaining wall drainage system. Highway Administration and Ohio Department of Transportation, Federal, $284,834.00. 
  • Liang, R.Y., principal investigator. (2015-2018). GeoMS maintenance and technical support. Highway Administration and Ohio Department of Transportation, Federal, $625,000.00.
  • Taylor, D. G. (2016 - 2017), Sustainability course development grant. UD, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, $2,500.00.
  • Taylor, D. G. (2015 - 2016), KIT faculty (Kern Innovative Teaching). Kern Family Foundation, Private, $2,500.00.
  • Toubia, E. (2014 - 2016), Performance comparison of structural steel coating systems. ODOT, State, $208,817.00.

Journal Articles

  • Eustace, D., Aline, A., & Worku, M.Y. (2015). Crash frequency analysis of left-side merging and diverging areas on urban freeway segments - A case study of I-75 through downtown Dayton, Ohio. Transportation Research Part C, 50(1), 78-85. Retrieved from http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/ 
  • Marziale, S.A., & Toubia, E. (2015). Analysis of brick veneer on concrete masonry wall subjected to in-plane load. Structures, 2, 1-7. Retrieved from http://www.journals.elsevier.com/structures/recent-articles/ 

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

  • Alfallaj, I.S., Eustace, D., & Hovey, P. (2015). Analysis of crash severity related to work zones in Ohio. 5th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation (RSS2015) Proceedings, October 6-8, in Orlando, FL. 
  • Bekker, A. T., Tsimbelman, N. Ya., Chernova, T. I., Bruss, V. D., & Bilgin, Ö.(2015). Interface friction parameters for the mathematical modeling of shell structures with infill. Proceedings of Twenty-fifth (2015) International Ocean and Polar Engineering (ISOPE) Conference, 1:1905-1912, in Kona, Big Island, HI.
  • Bilgin, Ö., Arens, K., Salveter, M., & Dettloff, A. (2015). Spatial variability of subsurface soil conditions causing roadway settlements. Proceedings of ISGSR 2015: Geotechnical Safety and Risk V, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Eustace, D., Alruwaished, A., & Hovey, P. (2015). A comparison of contributing factors between run-off-road and non-run-off-road crash severity for at-fault drivers. 5th International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation (RSS2015) Proceedings, October 6-8, in Orlando, FL.
  • Naji, B., and E. Toubia. (2015). Flexural analysis and composite behavior of precast concrete sandwich panel. International Journal: Fib Federation International de Beton, International Federation of Structural Concrete. Retrieved from http://www.fibcopenhagen2015.dk/ 
  • Toubia, E., & Ishtewi, A. (2015). Pure shear capacity of fiber-reinforced concrete. Fib Federation International de beton, International Federation of Structural Concrete, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Retrieved from http://www.fibcopenhagen2015.dk/ 
  • Tsimbelman, N.Ya., Mamontov, A.I., Chernova, T.I., & Bilgin, Ö. (2015). Stability of thin shell with infill gravity structures against lateral loads. Proceedings of 15th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: From Fundamentals to Applications in Geotechnical Engineering: 1081-1088, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Poster

  • Hovey, P. W., Eustace, D., & Zhu, D. (2015, August). Analysis of Factors Affecting Motorcycle-Motor Vehicle Crash Characteristics. Presented at the 2015 Joint Statistics Meetings, Seattle, WA.

Presentations

  • Bilgin, Ö. (2015, October). Spatial variability of subsurface soil conditions causing roadway settlements. Presented at the International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk V (ISGSR 2015), Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Toubia, E., & Naji, B. (2015, May). Shear capacity of fiber-reinforced concrete. Presented at the fib Symposium 2015-Innovation and Design, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Toubia, E. (2015, May). Flexural analysis and composite behavior of precast concrete sandwich panel. Presented at the fib Symposium 2015-Innovation and Design, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Toubia, E. (2015, February). Cone Calorimeter and Room Corner Fire Testing of Balsa Wood Core / Phenolic Composites Skin Sandwich Panels. Presented at the 14th International Conference Fire and Materials 2015, San Francisco, CA.

Workshop

  • Toubia, E., Klosterman, D. A., & Emami, S. (2015, November). Effects of Freeze-Thaw Cycling on composite sandwich structures. Presented at the Methods for analysis and prediction of dynamics, fatigue and service life of structures under manufacturing & environmental effects, in Moscow, Russia.

Sponsored Research

  • Bilgin, Ö. (2012 - 2016), Analysis of Aggregate Pier Systems for Stabilization of Subgrade Settlement. ODOT, State, $455,636.00.
  • Chase, D. V. (2008 - Present), Real-Time System Optimization for Sustainable Water Transmission and Distribution. Great Lakes Protection Fund, Private, $293,745.00. 
  • Hallinan, K. P., Pinnell, M. F., Taylor, D. G., & Crosson, K. M. (2009 - 2015), ETHOS Sustainable Engineering Scholars. National Science Foundation, Federal, $650,000.00. 
  • Liang, R. Y., co-principal investigator. (2014-2015). Stabilization of peat deposits for roadway construction and remediation. Highway Administration and Ohio Department of Transportation, Federal, $41,413.00.
  • Pinnell, M. F., Blust, R. P., Balster, E., Bigelow, K. E., Crosson, K. M., Schneider, S. J., & Kinnucan-Welsch, K. A. (2010 - Present), EEC-1009607 - Engineering Innovation and Design for STEM Teachers. NSF, Federal, $499,101.00.
  • Taylor, D. G. (2015 - 2016), KIT Faculty (Kern Innovative Teaching). Kern Family Foundation, Private, $2,500.00.
  • Toubia, E. (2014 - 2016), Performance Comparison of Structural Steel Coating Systems. ODOT, State, $208,817.00.
  • Toubia, E. (2014 - 2015), US Navy LCAC PTM Augmentation Project. Nexgen Composites LLC.- US Navy, Federal, $62,576.00.

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