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Infrastructure Researchers

Natalie K. Becknell

Natalie K. Becknell

Civil Engineering

  • Infrastructure
  • Transport Logistics

Andrew F. Braham

Andrew F. Braham

Civil Engineering

  • Asphalt emulsion
  • Pavement maintenance and rehabilitation
  • Sustainability

Micah Hale

Micah Hale

Civil Engineering

  • High Performance Concrete
  • Self-Consolidating Concrete
  • Bond Behavior of Prestressing Strand

Kevin D. Hall

Kevin D. Hall

Civil Engineering

  • Transportation Pavements and Materials
  • Pavement Evaluation and Rehabilitation
  • Pavement Construction Techniques
  • Asphalt Mixture Design and Construction Optimization techniques for pavements and infrastructure management systems
  • Distributed Multimedia based Highway Information System (MMHIS)
  • Machine vision for automated condition assessment
  • Application of intelligent computing, GIS and GPS to transportation management

Sarah Vavrik Hernandez

Sarah Vavrik Hernandez

Civil Engineering

  • Transportation systems engineering
  • Freight transportation data sources and needs
  • Intelligent transportation systems
  • Freight travel demand modeling

Ernie Heymsfield

Ernie Heymsfield

Civil Engineering

  • infrastructure

Haitao Liao

Haitao Liao

Industrial Engineering

  • Reliability and maintenance modeling
  • Statistical models and data analysis
  • Applied operations research
  • Probabilistic risk assessment (PRA)
  • Reliability prediction for electronic components and circuit assemblies using accelerated tests
  • Sensor-based fault diagnostics and prognostics for microelectronics, industrial equipment & machinery
  • Reliability analysis of nanodevices
  • Data-based/model-based warranty/repair demand prediction
  • Highly accelerated life test (HALT) and highly environmental stress screening (HESS)
  • Data analytics in additive manufacturing

Ashlea Milburn

Ashlea Milburn

Industrial Engineering

  • Logistics planning problems, especially those arising in health and humanitarian sectors
  • Optimization
  • Heuristics

Cameron Murray

Cameron Murray

Civil Engineering

  • Rapid setting concrete/structural performance of CSA cement concrete
  • Prestressed concrete
    • Strand bond – transfer and development length of strand
    • Shear in prestressed concrete
    • Corrosion in prestressed concrete
  • Bridge evaluation and load distribution
  • Alkali-silica reaction

Heather Nachtmann

Heather Nachtmann

Industrial Engineering

  • Transportation systems engineering
  • Logistics modeling
  • Healthcare supply chain
  • Economic decision analysis

Sarah Nurre Pinkley

Sarah Nurre Pinkley

Industrial Engineering

  • Network Optimization
  • Scheduling
  • Integer Programming
  • Heuristics and Optimization Algorithms
  • Multicriteria Optimization
  • Infrastructure Restoration
  • Electric Vehicle Swap Station
  • Integration Humanitarian Logistics
  • Military Aircraft Routing
  • Foodbank Compliance Routing
  • Freight Parking Utilization

Ed Pohl

Ed Pohl

Industrial Engineering

  • Reliability and Maintenance Modeling
  • Healthcare Logistics
  • Decision and Risk Analysis
  • Engineering Optimization
  • Probabilistic Design
  • Systems Engineering

Gary Prinz

Gary Prinz

Civil Engineering

  • Fundamentals of Fracture and Fatigue in Structures
  • Seismic design solutions for steel structures
  • Mechanics and simulation of ductile fracture
  • Ultra low-cycle fatigue
  • Computer simulation of structures under dynamic loads

Chase E. Rainwater

Chase E. Rainwater

Industrial Engineering

  • Large-scale optimization
  • Integer programming
  • Supply chain logistics

R. Panneer Selvam

R. Panneer Selvam

Civil Engineering

  • Structural Analysis
  • Structural Loading
  • Finite Element Methods in Civil Engineering
  • Numerical modeling of linear, nonlinear and dynamic behavior in structural mechanics, fluid dynamics and acoustics using boundary element, finite element and finite difference methods
  • Experimental research using photoelasticity and strain measuring instruments

Kelly Sullivan

Kelly Sullivan

Industrial Engineering

  • Network Optimization
  • Integer Programming
  • Optimization in Reliability
  • Defense Applications
  • Homeland Security Applications

Stacy Goad Williams

Stacy Goad Williams

Civil Engineering

  • Pavement materials
  • Testing methods
  • Pavement surface characteristics

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