Publications from the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2019

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Simulating the Fracture of Notched Mortar Beams through Extended Finite Element Method (XFEM) and Peridynamics, Sumanta Das, Canio Hoffarth, Bo Ren, Benjamin Spencer, Gaurav Sant, Subramaniam D. Rajan, and Narayanan Neithalath

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Preliminary Assessment of Ferrate Treatment of Metals in Acid Mine Drainage, Joseph E. Goodwill, Julie LaBar, Debbie Slovikosky, and William H.J. Strosnider

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A microstructure-guided numerical approach to evaluate strain sensing and damage detection ability of random heterogeneous self-sensing structural materials, Sumeru Nayak and Sumanta Das

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Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Fracture Behavior of Particle Reinforced Alkali Activated Slag Mortars, Sumeru Nayak, Ahmet B. Kizilkanat, Narayanan Neithalath, and Sumanta Das

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Fracture Response of Metallic Particulate-reinforced Cementitious Composites: Insights from Experiments and Multiscale Numerical Simulations, Sumeru Nayak, N.M. Anoop Krishnan, and Sumanta Das

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Microstructure-guided numerical simulation to evaluate the influence of phase change materials (PCMs) on the freeze-thaw response of concrete pavements, Sumeru Nayak, N.M. Anoop Krishnan, and Sumanta Das

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Influence of Microencapsulated Phase Change Materials (PCMs) on the Chloride Ion Diffusivity of Concretes Exposed to Freeze-thaw Cycles: Insights from Multiscale Numerical Simulations, Sumeru Nayak, Gideon A. Lyngdoh, and Sumanta Das

Submissions from 2018

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Growing Water Insecurity and Dengue Burden in the Americas, Ali S. Akanda and Kristin Johnson

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Crack Healing in Cementitious Mortars Using Enzyme-Induced Carbonate Precipitation: Quantification Based on Fracture Response, Akash Dakhane, Sumanta Das, Hannah Hansen, Sean O'Donnell, Farouq Hanoon, Aimee Rushton, Carlos Perla, and Narayanan Neithalath

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Elucidating the influences of compliant microscale inclusions on the fracture behavior of cementitious composites, Sumanta Das, Matthew Aguayo, Nihat Kabay, Barzin Mobasher, Gaurav Sant, and Narayanan Neithalath

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Microstructure-guided numerical simulations to predict the thermal performance of a hierarchical cement-based composite material, Sumanta Das, Matthew Aguayo, Subramaniam D. Rajan, Gaurav Sant, and Narayanan Neithalath

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A Case Study on a Cement Treated RAP Containing Asphalt Emulsion and Acryl Polymer, Masoud Faramarzi, Kang-Won Wayne Lee, Yongjoo Kim, and Sooahn Kwond

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Quantifying and contextualizing disinfection byproducts during the Flint Water Crisis: a case study, and framework for broader application, Joseph E. Goodwill, Mark W. Hagemann, Marc A. Edwards, and David A. Reckhow

Submissions from 2017

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Porous inclusions as hosts for phase change materials in cementitious composites: Characterization, thermal performance, and analytical models, Matthew Aguayo, Sumanta Das, Cesar Castro, Nihat Kabay, Gaurav Sant, and Narayanan Neithalath

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The Burden of Mental Disorders in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990-2013, Raghid Charara, Ali S. Akanda, and et al

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Improving moisture sensitivity and mechanical properties of sulfur extended asphalt mixture by nano-antistripping agent, Masoud Faramarzi, Behnam Golestani, and Kang-Won Wayne Lee

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Quantification of Rotavirus Diarrheal Risk Due to Hydroclimatic Extremes Over South Asia: Prospects of Satellite‐Based Observations in Detecting Outbreaks, M. Alfi Hasan, Colleen B. Mouw, Antarpreet Jutla, and Ali S. Akanda

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Prediction of Performance and Evaluation of Flexible Pavement Rehabilitation Strategies, Kang-Won Wayne Lee, Kathleen Wilson, and Syed Amir Hassan

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Stronger at Depth: Jamming Grippers as Deep Sea Sampling Tools, Stephen Licht, Everett Collins, Emmanuel Lopes Mendes, and Christopher Baxter

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A Workflow for Automated Satellite Image Processing: from Raw VHSR Data to Object-Based Spectral Information for Smallholder Agriculture, Dimitris Stratoulias, Valentyn Tolpekin, Rolf A. De By, Raul Zurita-Milla, Vasilios Retsios, Wietske Bijker, Mohammad Alfi Hasan, and Eric Vermote

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Restrained shrinkage cracking of cementitious composites containing soft PCM inclusions: A paste (matrix) controlled response, Zhenhua Wei, Gabriel Falzone, Sumanta Das, Naman Saklani, Yann Le Pape, Laurent Pilon, Narayanan Neithalath, and Gaurav Sant

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Adhesion Evaluation of Duplex Paint System for Sustainable Infrastructure, Sze C. Yang, Kang-Won Wayne Lee, Chen Lu, Maureen Mirville, and Anthony Parham

Submissions from 2016

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Finite element-based micromechanical modeling of the influence of phase properties on the elastic response of cementitious mortars, Sumanta Das, Amit Maroli, and Narayanan Neithalath

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Burden of Diarrhea in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990–2013: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013, Ibrahim Khalil, Ali Shafqat Akanda, and et al

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Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015, Stephen S. Lim, Ali Shafqat Akanda, and et al

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Health in times of uncertainty in the eastern Mediterranean region, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013, Ali H. Mokdad, Ali Shafqat Akanda, and et al

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Modeling Nitrogen Losses in Conventional and Advanced Soil-Based Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems under Current and Changing Climate Conditions, Ivan Morales, Jennifer Cooper, José A. Amador, and Thomas B. Boving

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Bacteria Removal from Stormwater Runoff Using Tree Filters: A Comparison of a Conventional and an Innovative System, Laura A. Schifman, Varun K. Kasaraneni, Ryan K. Sullivan, Vinka Oyanedel-Craver, and Thomas B. Boving

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Assessment of Damage and Adaptation Strategies for Structures and Infrastructure from Storm Surge and Sea Level Rise for a Coastal Community in Rhode Island, United States, Christopher Small, Tyler Blanpied, Alicia Kauffman, Conor O’Neil, Nicholas Proulx, Mathew Rajacich, Hailey Simpson, Jeffrey White, Malcolm Spaulding, Christopher Baxter, and J. Craig Swanson

Submissions from 2015

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Effects of Dysprosium Oxide Nanoparticles on Escherichia coli, N. M. Anaya, F. Soloman, and Vinka Oyanedel-Craver

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Predictive Time Series Analysis Linking Bengal Cholera with Terrestrial Water Storage Measured from Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Sensors, Antarpreet Jutla, Ali Akanda, Avinash Unnikrishnan, Anwar Huq, and Rita Colwell

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Satellite Based Assessment of Hydroclimatic Conditions Related to Cholera in Zimbabwe, Antarpreet Jutla, Haidar Aldaach, Hannah Billian, Ali S. Akanda, Anwar Huq, and Rita Colwell

Submissions from 2014

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Global Diarrhoea Action Plan Needs Integrated Climate-Based Surveillance, Ali S. Akanda, Antarpreet S. Jutla, and Rita R. Colwell

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Cold In-Place Recycling as a Sustainable Pavement Practice, Kang-Won Wayne Lee, Max Mueller, and Ajay Singh

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Transport of Pathogen Surrogates in Soil Treatment Units: Numerical Modeling, Ivan Morales, Janet A. Atoyan, José A. Amador, and Thomas Boving

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Effect of Local Materials on the Silver Sorption and Strength of Ceramic Water Filters, Vinka Oyanedel-Craver, Sophia Narkiewicz, Richard Genovesi, Aaron Bradshaw, and Dawn Cardace

Submissions from 2013

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Population Vulnerability to Biannual Cholera Outbreaks and Associated Macro-Scale Drivers in the Bengal Delta, Ali Shafqat Akanda, Antarpreet S. Jutla, David M. Gute, R. Bradley Sack, Munirul Alam, Anwar Huq, Rita R. Colwell, and Shafiqul Islam

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Environmental Factors Influencing Epidemic Cholera, Antarpreet Jutla, Elizabeth Whitcombe, Nur Hasan, Bradd Haley, Ali S. Akanda, Anwar Hug, Munir Alam, R. Bradley Sack, and Rita Colwell

Submissions from 1981

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Quantitative method for enumeration of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli., Rebecca L. Calderon and Morris A. Levin