Advances in Characterization and Analysis of Expansive Soils and Rocks: Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures

Advances in Characterization and Analysis of Expansive Soils and Rocks: Proceedings of the 1st GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition, Egypt 2017 on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures

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ISBN-13: 9783319619309
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 08/09/2017
Series: Sustainable Civil Infrastructures
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author




LAUREANO R. HOYOS, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE


Lead Campus Manager, Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program, FHWA


Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington.



PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION:


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Louisiana State University, 1999


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999


Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998


M.Sc. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996


M.Sc. Geotechnical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico-RUM, Mayaguez, PR, 1993


M.Sc. Highway Engineering, Universidad del Cauca, Popayán, Colombia, 1991



B.Sc. Civil Engineering, Universidad de la Costa, Barranquilla, Colombia, 1988



APPOINTMENTS:



• Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, UTA, Texas, 2014 – Current


• Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, UTA, Texas, 2005 – 2014


• Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, UTA, Texas, 2000 – 2005



HONORS:


• Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 2014



• Research Excellence Award, Office of the Provost, University of Texas at Arlington, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009


• Outstanding Civil Engineering Instructor Award, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 2005


• Outstanding Early Career Faculty Award, College of Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 2003




JOHN S. MCCARTNEY, Ph.D., P.E.



PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION


University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, Civil Engineering, B.S. (high distinction), 2002


University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, Civil Engineering, M.S., 2002


University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, Civil Engineering, Ph.D., 2007



APPOINTMENTS


11/14 – Present, Associate Professor, University of California San Diego (UCSD)


07/13 – 08/14, Lyall Faculty Fellow, University of Colorado Boulder (CU)


05/13 – 10/14, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Boulder (CU)


08/08 – 05/13, Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Boulder (CU)



08/08 – 07/12, Barry Faculty Fellow, University of Colorado Boulder (CU)


08/07 – 08/08, Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville (UA)




SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES


• Selected Honors and Awards:


• Service to Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE):


• Service to International Geosynthetics Society (IGS):


• Service to ASTM International:



• Editorial Positions on International Journals:

Table of Contents

Prediction of swelling pressure of compacted bentonite with respect to void ratio based on diffuse double layer theory
Penetration Characteristics of Expansive Soil: A Probabilistic Study
Influence of Applied Boundary Condition during Wetting on Volume Change Characteristics of a Compacted Highly Expansive Soil
Co-relation between electrical resistivity and index properties of periodic hydrocarbon contaminated bentonite clay
Influence of Hydrologic Information on Shallow Foundation Design and Analysis in Arid Climates
Strength Properties of Rock as an Index of Blastability
Thermo-poro-mechanics modelling of Gypsum dehydration
A Comparative Evaluation of Indirect Methods to Estimate the Compressive Strength of Limestone (Chorgali Formation)
Isotope stratigraphy of the Permian rocks, the Volga river region

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