WSU doctoral student Yan Zhang has been named the University Transportation Center (UTC) Student of the Year. Congratulations Yan!
A paper by Xianming Shi and Gang Xu titled “Characteristics and applications of fly ash as a sustainable construction material: state-of-the-art review” (published in 2018) was awarded the 2020 Most Cited Paper Award by Resources Conservation & Recycling! Congratulations! https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S092134491830140X?via%3Dihub=
Professor Issam Harik, a member of the TriDurLe Advisory Committee, won the prestigious ACI Design Award bestowed by the American Concrete Institute: “Improving The Durability Of Impact Damaged Pc Bridge Girders Using CFRP Rod Panel Retrofit”, SP331-06, February 2019, pp. 80-100.
The award recognizes advanced concepts and techniques applied to a specific design project. Awards are given to the author or coauthors of the paper and to the engineer or engineering firm responsible for the design. Congratulations, Professor Harik.
Dr. Chris Pantelides recently made a presentation at the ACI National Convention on Oct. 25 2020, whose theme was Emerging Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC). The presentation was web-based.
His presentation was titled: ABC Bridge Column-Footing Connections with Recessed Grouted Splice Sleeve Connectors. There were 55 attendees.
Dr. Mostafa Tazarv and student Kallan Hart (of South Dakota State University have been awarded the Dennis R. Mertz Bridge Research Fellowship for 2020-21 by PCI for their research fellowship proposal “Repairable Precast Bridge Bents for Extreme Events.” Congratulations! The researchers will be working on this project in collaboration with Gage Brothers Concrete Products and TriDurLE.
Xianming Shi, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, a professor at Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, in Pullman, Washington, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. Congratulations! Read More
The research project titled “Bio-Based Renewable Additives for Anti-Icing Applications” has won a High Value Research – Maintenance, Management & Preservation Supplemental Award from the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials. Congratulations to WSU researchers
Mehdi Honarvar Nazari
Alexander Charlemagne Ewing
Deborah Ave Okon
Eden Adele Havens
Dr. Xianming Shi has been invited to be an associate editor of the Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation for his expertise in corrosion and electrochemical techniques. This interdisciplinary journal publishes papers on the development of new equipment, analyses, and approaches to nondestructive measurements. https://www.springer.com/journal/10921/
Dr. Mehdi Honarvar Nazari presented a talk entitled “Ecofriendly Deicers for Protecting Infrastructure, Motor Vehicles, and the Environment” at the 2020 Northwest Transportation Conference at Oregon State University in Corvallis on March 10, 2020.
The Office of the Vie Chancellor of Research at Missouri S&T organized the Beyond NSF workshop about writing proposals to DOT, DOE, DOD, DARPA, and NASA on February 28th. As one of the invited panelists, Dr. Jenny Liu shared her experience and thoughts on working with U.S. and state DOTs.