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Tong Qiu, Ph.D., P.E.

 

Publications

Proceedings Edited

1.        Qiu, T., Tiwari, B., and Zhang, Z. (2018). Proceedings of GeoShanghai 2018 International Conference: Advances in Soil Dynamics and Foundation Engineering, Springer, ISBN 978-981-13-0131-5, 840 pp.

2.        Ni, J.C., Yang, J.S., Chen, S.L., and Qiu, T. (2016). Geo-China 2016: Emerging Technologies in Tunnel Engineering, Modeling, Design, Construction, Repair, and Rehabilitation, Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP 260), Geo-Institute, ASCE, 283 pp.

3.        Hu, J.P., Ma, J.L., Meneses, J., Qiu, T., Yu, X., and Zeng, D. (2013). IACGE2013 - Challenges and Recent Advances in Geotechnical and Seismic Research and Practices, Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP 232), Geo-Institute, ASCE, 800 pp.

 

Special Journal Issues Edited

1         Qiu, T., Cui, X., and Chen, D. (2016). “Special Issue on Recent Advances in Constitutive and Numerical Methods for Sustainable Civil Infrastructures,” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 16(1).

2         Qiu, T., Ge, L., and Chen, D. (2013). “Special Issue on Constitutive, Physical, and Numerical Modeling in Transportation Geotechnics,” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 13(4).

 

FHWA Synthesis Report (*Graduate students supervised by Qiu)

1.     Xiao, M., Qiu, T., Khosrojerdi, M.*, Basu, P., and Withiam, J.L. (2016). Service Limit State of Engineered Fills for Bridge Support: Synthesis Report, Report No. FHWA-HRT-15-080, February, 151 pp.

 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications (*Graduate students supervised by Qiu)

 

1         Sheikh, B.*, Qiu, T., and Ahmadipur, A.* (2020). “Comparison of SPH Boundary Approaches in Simulating Frictional Soil-Structure Interaction,” Acta Geotechnica, under review.

2         Nazari, S.*, Liu, Y., Huang, H., Qiu, T., Shen, S.H., and Liu, S.S. (2020). “Identification of Ballast Fouling through Statistical  Process Control on Ballast Particle Movement,” Construction and Building Materials, under review.

3         Li, Z.*, Liu, X., Fourtakas, G., Stark, N., and Qiu, T. (2020). “Dynamics of Coupled Fluid-Object-Sediment Systems with Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) Simulations,” Acta Geotechnica, under re-review.

4         Khosrojerdi, M.*, Xiao, M., Qiu, T., and Nicks, J. (2020). “Prediction Equations for Estimating Maximum Lateral Deformation and Settlement of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Abutments,” Computers and Geotechnics, accepted for publication.

5         Khosrojerdi, M.*, Qiu, T., Xiao, M., and Nicks, J. (2020). “Effects of Backfill Constitutive Behavior and Soil-Geotextile Interface Properties on Deformations of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Piers under Static Axial Loading,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, accepted for publication.

6         Wang, S., Huang, S., Qiu, T., Yang, J., Zhong, J., and Hu, Q. (2020). “An Analytical Study of the Permeability of a Foam-Soil Mixture,” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, accepted for publication. 

7         Wei, Y.J., Yang, Y.Y., and Qiu, T. (2020). “Effects of Soil Conditioning on Tool Wear for Earth Pressure Balance Shield Tunneling in Sandy Gravel”, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM, in print.

8         Ororbia, M.E., Chhabra, J., Warn, G.P., Miller, S.W., Yukish, M.A., and Qiu, T. (2020). “Increasing the discriminatory power of bounding models using problem specific knowledge when viewing design as a sequential decision process,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, accepted for publication.

9         Prabhu, S.* and Qiu, T. (2020). “Simulation of Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar Tests on Sands with Low Water Contents,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, accepted for publication.

10      Qiao, S., Xu, P., Qiu, T., and Sun, X. (2020). “A Field Study of Dynamic Compaction in the Construction of a Stone-Filled Embankment”, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM, in print.

11      Kermani, E.* and Qiu, T. (2020). “Simulation of Quasi-Static Axisymmetric Collapse of Granular Columns using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics and Discrete Element Methods,” Acta Geotechnica, 15(2), 423–437.

12      Prabhu, S.*, Qiu, T., Liew M., and Xiao, M. (2019). “Effects of Lift Thickness, Backfill Material, and Compaction Energy on Utility Trench Backfill Compaction using Hydraulic Plate Compactors,” Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, ASCE, under re-review.

13      Wang, J., Xiao, M., Evans, J.C., Qiu, T., and Salam, S. (2019). “Time-Dependent Cone Penetration Resistance of a Post-Liquefaction Sand Deposit at Shallow Depth,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 145(6), 04019021.

14      Khosrojerdi, M.*, Xiao, M., Qiu, T., and Nicks, J. (2019). “Nonlinear Equation for Predicting the Settlement of Reinforced Soil Foundations,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 145(5), 04019013.

15      Kun, Z.*, Qiu, T., Bian, X., Xiao, M., and Huang, H. (2019). “Identification of Ballast Condition using SmartRock and Pattern Recognition,” Construction and Building Materials, 221, 50-59.  

16      Ahmadipur, A.*, Qiu, T., and Sheikh, B.* (2019). " Investigation of Basal Friction Effects on Impact Force from a Granular Sliding Mass to a Rigid Obstruction," Landslides, 16(6), 1089-1105.

17      Liu, S.S.*, Qiu, T., Qian, Y., Huang, H., Tutumluer, E., and Shen, S.H. (2019). “Simulations of Large-Scale Triaxial Shear Tests on Ballast Aggregates Using Sensing Mechanism and Real-Time (SMART) Computing,” Computers and Geotechnics, 110, 184-198.

18      Kermani, B., Xiao, M., Stoffels, S.M., Qiu, T. (2019). “Measuring the Migration of Subgrade Fine Particles into Subbase Using Laboratory Scaled Accelerated Pavement Testing – a Laboratory Study,” Road Materials and Pavement Design, 20(1), 36-57, DOI: 10.1080/14680629.2017.1374995.

19      Liu, S.S.*, Huang, H., Qiu, T., and Kerchof, B. (2019). “Characterization of Ballast Particle Movement at Mud Spot,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 31(1), 04018339, 1-11.

20      Ahmadipur, A.* and Qiu, T. (2018). “Impact Force to a Rigid Obstruction from a Granular Mass Sliding Down a Smooth Incline,” Acta Geotechnica, 13(6), 1433-1450.

21      Kermani, B., Stoffels, S.M., Xiao, M., Qiu, T. (2018). “Experimental Simulation and Quantification of Migration of Subgrade Soil into Subbase under Rigid Pavement Using Model Mobile Load Simulator,” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements, 144(4), 04018049, 1-14.

22      Liu, S.S.*, Huang, H., Qiu, T., and Shen, S.H. (2018). “Sensing Mechanism and Real Time (SMART) Computing for Granular Materials,” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 32(4), 04018023.

23      Kermani, E.* and Qiu, T. (2018). “Simulation of Quasi-Static and Dynamic Collapses of Rectangular Granular Columns using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method,” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 18(9), 04018113.

24      Kermani, B., Xiao, M., Stoffels, S.M., Qiu, T. (2018). “Reduction of subgrade fines migration into subbase of flexible pavement using geotextile,” Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 46(4), 377-383.

25      Huang, H., Liu, S.S.*, and Qiu, T. (2018). “Identification of Railroad Ballast Fouling through Particle Movements,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 144(4): 02818001.

26      Nie, Z., Jiao, T., Wang, X. and Qiu, T. (2018). “Assessment of Compaction Quality Based on Roller-Integrated Compaction Measurements,” Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM, 46(1), 428-433.

27      Sheikh, B.* and Qiu, T. (2018). “Pore-Scale Simulations and Statistical Investigation of Velocity and Drag Force Distributions of Flow through Randomly-Packed Porous Media under Low and Intermediate Reynolds Numbers,” Computers and Fluids, 171, 15-28.

28      Yoo, T.K.* and Qiu, T. (2018). “Optimization of Constitutive Model Parameters for Simulation of Polystyrene Concrete Subjected to Impact,” International Journal of Protective Structures, 9(2), 121-140.

29      Tavassoti Kheiry, P.*, Boz, I., Solaimanian, M., and Qiu, T. (2018). “Evaluation of Non-destructiveness of Resonant Column Tests for Characterization of Asphalt Concrete Properties,” Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM, 46(2), 631-640.

30      Wang, C.*, Qiu, T., Xiao, M., and Wang, J. (2017). “Utility Trench Backfill Compaction using Vibratory Roller Compactor versus Hydraulic Plate Compactor,” Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, ASCE, 8(4), 04017021, 1-10.

31      Qiu, T. and Huang, Y.B.* (2017). “Analytical and Experimental Studies on Biot Flow Induced Damping in Saturated Soil Specimens in Resonant Column Tests,” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000915, 06017004, 1-8.

32      Doyle, K.*, Reese, L.*, Radlińska, A., and Qiu, T. (2017). “Material Properties of Crushable Concrete for Use in Vehicle Anti-Ram Barriers,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 29(4), 04016253, 1-11.

33      Liu, S.S.*, Huang, H., Qiu, T., and Kwon, J. (2017). “Comparative Evaluation of Particle Movement in a Ballast Track Structure Stabilized with Biaxial and Multi-Axial Geogrids,” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2607, 15-23.

34      Khosrojerdi, M.*, Xiao, M., Qiu, T., and Nicks, J. (2017). “Evaluation of Prediction Methods for Lateral Displacements of GRS Walls and Abutments on Granular Soils,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 143(2), 06016022, 1-8.

35      Liu, S.S.*, Huang, H., Qiu, T., and Gao, L. (2017). “Comparison of Laboratory Testing using "SmartRock" and Discrete Element Modeling of Ballast Particle Movement,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 29(3), D6016001, 1-7.

36      Tavassoti Kheiry, P.*, Solaimanian, M., and Qiu, T. (2016). “Characterization of High RAP/RAS Content Asphalt Mixtures Using Resonant Column Tests,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 28(11), 04016143, 1-8.

37      Liu, S.S.*, Huang, H., Qiu, T., and Kwon, J. (2016). “Effect of Geogrid on Railroad Ballast Particle Movement,” Transportation Geotechnics, 9, 110-122.

38      Yoo, T.K.*, Qiu, T., Reese, L.*, and Rado, Z. (2016). “Field Testing and Numerical Investigation of Streetscape Vehicular Anti-Ram Barrier under Vehicular Impact using FEM and Coupled FEM-SPH Simulations,” International Journal of Protective Structures, 7(2), 213-231.

39      Reese, L.*, Qiu, T., Linzell, D., and Rado, Z. (2016). “Field-Scale Testing and Numerical Investigation of Soil-Boulder Interaction under Vehicular Impact using FEM and Coupled FEM-SPH Formulations,” International Journal of Protective Structures, 7(1), 77-99.

40      Zhou, Y., Reese, L.*, Qiu, T., and Rado, Z. (2016). “Field Test and Numerical Modeling of Vehicle Impact on a Boulder with Impact-Induced Fractures,” International Journal of Protective Structures, 7(1), 3-17.

41      Qiu, T., Huang, Y.B.*, Guadalupe-Torres, Y., Baxter, C.D.P., and Fox, P.J. (2015). “Effective Soil Density for Small Strain Shear Waves in Saturated Granular Materials,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 141(9), 04015036, 1-11.

42      Tavassoti Kheiry, P.*, Qiu, T., and Solaimanian, M. (2015). “Characterization of Warm Mix Asphalt through Resonant Column Testing,” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 27(10), 05015001, 1-6.

43      Kermani, E.*, Qiu, T., and Li, T.B. (2015). “Simulation of Collapse of Granular Columns using Discrete Element Method,” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 15(6), 04015004, 1-12.

44      Keske, M.P., Brown, A.A., Brennan, S.N., and Qiu, T. (2015). “Low-order Modeling of Vehicle Impacts upon Boulders Embedded in Cohesionless Soil,” International Journal of Impact Engineering, 75, 88-99.

45      Reese, L.*, Qiu, T., Linzell, D., O’Hare, E., and Rado, Z. (2014). “Field Tests and Numerical Modeling of Vehicle Impacts of a Boulder Embedded in Compacted Fill,” International Journal of Protective Structures, 5(4), 435-451.

46      Chen, W.* and Qiu, T. (2014). “Simulation of Earthquake-Induced Slope Deformation using the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method,” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 38(3), 297-330.

47      Bai, T.*, Qiu, T., Huang, X.M., and Li, C. (2014). “Locating Global Critical Slip Surface Using Morgenstern-Price Method and Optimization Technique,” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 14(2), 319-325.

48      Park, J., Qiu, T., and Kim, Y. (2013). “A Field and Laboratory Investigation of Pullout Resistance of Steel Anchors in Rock,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 139(12), 2219-2224.

49      Alavi Gharahbagh, E., Qiu, T., and Rostami, J. (2013). “Evaluation of Granular Soil Abrasivity for Wear on Cutting Tools in Excavation and Tunneling Equipment,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 139(10), 1718-1726.

50      Qiu, T., Ge, L., and Chen, D. (2013). “Constitutive, Physical, and Numerical Modeling in Transportation Geotechnics,” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 13(4), 331-331.

51      Qiu, T. and Huang, Y.B.* (2012). “Energy Dissipation in Nearly Saturated Poroviscoelastic Soil Column during Quasi-Static Compressional Excitations,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 138(10), 1263–1274.

52      Chen, W.* and Qiu, T. (2012). “Numerical Simulations of Granular Materials using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method,” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 11(2), 127-135.

53      Qiu, T. (2010). “Analytical Solution for Biot Flow-Induced Damping in Saturated Soils during Shear Wave Excitations,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 136(11), 1501-1508.

54      Qiu, T. and Fox, P.J. (2008). “Effective Soil Density for Propagation of Small Strain Shear Waves in Saturated Soil,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 134(12), 1815-1819.

55      Qiu, T. and Fox, P.J. (2008). “Numerical Analysis of 1-D Large Strain Compression Wave Propagation in Saturated Poroelastic Media,” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 32, 161-187.

56      Qiu, T. and Fox, P.J. (2006). “Hydraulic Damping of Saturated Poroelastic Soils during Steady-State Vibration,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 132(8), 859-870.

57      Fox, P.J., Lee, J. and Qiu, T. (2005). “Model for Large Strain Consolidation by Centrifuge,” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 5(4), 267-275.

58      Fox, P.J. and Qiu, T. (2004). “Model for Large Strain Consolidation with Compressible Pore Fluid,” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 28(11), 1167-1188.

59      Fox, P.J., Lee, J. and Qiu, T. (2004). “Discussion of ‘A comparative study of suction-induced seepage consolidation versus centrifuge consolidation’ by Robinson, R.G, Tan, T.S. and Lee. F.H.,” Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM, 27(4), 416-417.

60      Zhang, J., Pu, J., Zhang, M., and Qiu, T. (2001). “Model Tests by Centrifuge of Soil Nail Reinforcements,” Journal of Testing and Evaluation, ASTM, 29(4), 315-328.

61      Qiu, T. and Zhang, G.Y. (1997). “From a Classic Engineering Physics Problem to Modern Stealth Technology,” Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China, 60(2), 54-56.

 

 

Conference Publications (*Graduate students supervised by Qiu, **Undergraduate students supervised by Qiu)

 

1.        Pei, T.*, Qiu, T., and Laman, J. (2020). “A Numerical Investigation of Laterally Loaded Steel Fin Pile Foundations,” Joint-Rail Conference, April 20–22, St. Louis, MO.

2.        Kermani, E.*, Barzegari, S., and Qiu, T. (2020). “Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Simulations of Dynamic and Quasi-Static Axisymmetric Collapses of Granular Columns,” Geo-Congress 2020, ASCE, February 25-28, Minneapolis, Minnesota, accepted for presentation.

3.        Khosrojerdi, M.*, Qiu, T., Xiao, M., and Nicks, J. (2020). “Numerical Evaluation of Long-term Performances of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Pier and Reinforced Soil Foundation,” Geo-Congress 2020, ASCE, February 25-28, Minneapolis, Minnesota, accepted for presentation.

4.        Khosrojerdi, M.*, Xiao, M., Qiu, T., and Nicks, J. (2020). “Prediction Model for Estimating Lateral Deformation of GRS Abutments,” Geo-Congress 2020, ASCE, February 25-28, Minneapolis, Minnesota, accepted for presentation.

5.        Kermani, E.*, Barzegari, S., and Qiu, T. (2019). “Simulation of quasi-static collapse of cylindrical granular columns, insight from continuum and discrete frameworks,” Proceedings of the ECSMGE 2019 – XVII European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, September 1-6, Reykjavik, Iceland.

6.        Dai, G., Chang, X., Wen, Y., and Qiu, T. (2019). “A new temperature model for steel box girders in high speed railway bridges,” Bridge Engineering Institute Conference, July 22-25, Honolulu, Hawaii.

7.        Dai, G., Ma, P., Rao, S., and Qiu, T.  (2019). “Dynamic characteristics of continuous slab track under non-steady thermal effects,” Bridge Engineering Institute Conference, July 22-25, Honolulu, Hawaii.

8.        Grant A.**, Ahmadipur A.*, and Qiu T. (2019). “Effects of Particle Size on Impact Force from a Granular Sliding Mass on a Rigid Obstruction.” Geo-Congress 2019, ASCE, March 24-27, Philadelphia, PA, Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) 305, 205-212.

9.        Prabhu, S.* and Qiu T. (2019). “Effect of Particle Size on the High-Strain-Rate Response of Sand.” Geo-Congress 2019, ASCE, March 24-27, Philadelphia, PA, Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) 310, 155-164.

10.    Sheikh B.* and Qiu T. (2019). “Modeling the Impact Force from a Dry Granular Flow Using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method.” Geo-Congress 2019, ASCE, March 24-27, Philadelphia, PA, Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) 310, 83-94.

11.    Sheikh B.* and Qiu T. (2019). “Numerical Study of Quasi-Static to Dynamic Pullout Capacity of Anchors in Sand.” Geo-Congress 2019, ASCE, March 24-27, Philadelphia, PA, Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) 307, 329-339.

12.    Sheikh B.* and Qiu T. (2019). “Velocity and Drag Force Distribution of Fluid Flow in Mono- and Binary-Sized Particular Particulate Porous Media.” Geo-Congress 2019, ASCE, March 24-27, Philadelphia, PA, Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) 312, 82-94.

13.    Liu, S.S.*, Huang, H., and Qiu, T. (2018). “Wireless Monitoring System to Diagnose Problematic Trackbed: Case Study at Mud Spot,” Proceedings of the 2018 American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA), September 16-19, 2018, Chicago, IL, USA.

14.    Ahmadipur, A.* and Qiu, T. (2018). “Experimental Investigation of Effects of Sliding Distance on Impact Force from Granular Sliding Mass to a Rigid Obstruction,” IFCEE, March 5-10, 2018, Orlando, FL, 333-340.

15.    Kermani, E.* and Qiu, T. (2018). “Simulation of Quasi-Static Collapse of Granular Columns using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method,” IFCEE, March 5-10, 2018, Orlando, FL, 237-247.

16.    Khosrojerdi, M.*, Qiu, T., Xiao, M., and Nicks, J. (2018). “Numerical Investigation of the Performance of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Piers under Axial Loading,” IFCEE, March 5-10, 2018, Orlando, FL, 99-108.

17.    Khosrojerdi, M.*, Xiao, M., Qiu, T., and Nicks, J. (2018). “Prediction Model for Estimating the Immediate Settlement of Foundation Placed on Reinforced Soil,” IFCEE, March 5-10, 2018, Orlando, FL, 109-118.

18.    Kermani, B., Xiao, M., Stoffels, S.M., and Qiu, T. (2018). “Magnitude and Rate of Migration of Fine Subgrade Soil into Granular Subbase under Flexible Pavement Due to Cyclic Traffic Loading,” IFCEE, March 5-10, 2018, Orlando, FL, 425-434.

19.    Liu, S.S.*, Huang, H., Qiu, T., and Kerchof, B. (2018). “Characterization of Ballast Particle Movement at Mud Spot,” Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting, Paper # 18-05139, 13p.

20.    Ahmadipur, A.* and Qiu, T. (2017). “Experimental Investigation of Effect of Soil Density and Inclination Angle on Impact Force from a Granular Sliding Mass on a Rigid Obstruction,” Geotechnical Frontiers Conference, March 12-15, Orlando, FL, 294–303.

21.    Kermani, E.* and Qiu, T. (2017). “Simulation of Seepage through Fixed Porous Media using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method,” Geotechnical Frontiers Conference, March 12-15, Orlando, FL.

22.    Liu, S.S.*, Huang, H., and Qiu, T. (2017). “Comparative Evaluation of Particle Movement in a Ballast Track Structure Stabilized with Biaxial and Multiaxial Geogrids,” Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, Paper # 17-04365.

23.    Liu, S.S.*, Huang, H., and Qiu, T. (2016). “Laboratory Investigation of Geogrid Reinforced Railroad Ballast Performance on Particle Movement by “SmartRock,” Proceedings of the 2016 American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA), August 28-31, 2016, Orlando, Florida, USA.

24.    Chen, H., Hu, H., and Qiu, T. (2016). “Review on Bearing Capacity and Seismic Analysis of Pre-stressed High-strength Concrete Piles,” The 2016 Global Conference on Civil and Architectural Engineering (GCCAE), August 12-14, Guangzhou, China.

25.    Liu, S.S.*, Huang, H., Qiu, T., and Gao, Y., (2016). “Study on Ballast Particle Movement at Different Locations beneath Crosstie using “SmartRock,” Proceedings of the 2016 Joint Rail Conference, April 12-16, 2016, Columbia, SC, USA, 1-10.

26.    Doyle, K.* and Qiu, T. (2016). “Piecewise-Linear Modeling of Combined Vacuum and Surcharge Preloading at the Second Bangkok International Airport,” GeoChicago 2016, 836-844.

27.    Liu, S.S.*, Huang, H., Qiu, T., and Kwon, J. (2016). “Effect of Geogrid on Railroad Ballast Studied by SmartRock,” Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, Paper #16-2710, 1-14.

28.    Liu, S.S.*, Qiu, T., and Huang, H. (2015). “Laboratory Development and Testing of "SMARTROCK" for Railroad Ballast using Discrete Element Modeling,” Proceedings of the 2015 Joint Rail Conference, March 23-26, 2015, San Jose, California, USA, JRC2015-5694, 1-6.

29.    Doyle, K.*, Radlinska, A., and Qiu, T. (2015). “Material Properties of Crushable Concrete for Use in Vehicle Anti-Ram Barriers,” Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, Paper #15-4218, 1-13.

30.    Kermani, E.*, Li, T.B., and Qiu, T. (2014). “Discrete Element Method Simulation of Granular Column Collapse,” GeoHubei International Conference: Advances in Transportation Geotechnics and Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP 250), Yichang, Hubei, July 20-22, 1-8.

31.    Doyle, K.* and Qiu, T. (2014). “Piece-wise Linear Modeling of Combined Vacuum and Surcharge Preloading at the Second Bangkok International Airport,” GeoHubei International Conference: Advances in Transportation Geotechnics and Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP 250), Yichang, Hubei, July 20-22, 122-130.

32.    Alavi Gharahbagh, E., Qiu, T., and Rostami, J. (2014). “Effect of Water Content on the Abrasivity of Granular Soils in Soft Ground Tunneling Applications,” Geo-Congress 2014: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP 234), M. Abu-Farsakh and L.R. Hoyos (eds.), Atlanta, GA, February 23-26, 485-494.

33.    Park, J., Qiu, T., and Kim, Y. (2014). "A Field Investigation of Pullout Resistance of Steel Anchors in Rock," From Soil Behavior Fundamentals to Innovations in Geotechnical Engineering: Honoring Roy Olson, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP 233), M. Iskander, J.E. Garlanger, and M.H. Hussein (eds.), Atlanta, GA, February 23-26, 609-616.

34.    Qiu, T., Kogelmann, W.C, and Talebi, K*. (2013). “Optimizing Design of Soil Mixing Equipment through COMSOL Simulations,” Proceedings of COMSOL Multiphysics Conference, Boston, MA, October 9-11, 1-3.

35.    Huang, Y.B.* and Qiu, T. (2013). “Evaluation of Effective Soil Density in Resonant Column Tests,” Proceedings of 2nd IACGE International Conference on Geotechnical and Earthquake Engineering, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, October 25 – 27, 1-9.

36.    Guadalupe-Torres, Y., Huang, Y.B.*, Qiu, T., Baxter, C.D.P., and Fox, P.J. (2013). “Evaluation of Effective Density Concept in Calculating Small Strain Shear Modulus of Coarse Grained Soils from Shear Wave Velocity,” Proceedings of International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, June 17-19, 1-2. 

37.    Chen, W.*, Li, T.B., and Qiu, T. (2013). “Parametric Study of Earthquake-Induced Slope Deformations,” Geo-Congress 2013: Stability and Performance of Slopes and Embankments III, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP 231), C. Meehan, D. Pradel, M.A. Pando, and J.F. Labuz (eds.), San Diego, CA, March 3-7, 1216-1225.

38.    Reese, L.D.*, Qiu, T., Linzell, D.G., Rado, Z., and Brennan, S. (2012). “Development of Landscape Vehicular Anti-ram Systems through Computational and Experimental Methods,” Proceedings of 83rd Shock and Vibration Symposium, New Orleans, LA, November 4-8, 1-10.

39.    Chen, W.* and Qiu, T. (2012). “Simulation of Earthquake-Induced Slope Deformation Using SPH Method,” Geo-Congress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP 225), R.D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller (eds.), Oakland, CA, March 25-29, 556-565.

40.    Chen, W.* and Qiu, T. (2011a). “Numerical Simulations of Granular Materials using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method,” Advances in Unsaturated Soil, Geo-Hazard, and Geo-Environmental Engineering, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP 217), R. Bulut, Y. Tsukamoto, A. Deng, T. Katsumi, and T. Kokusho (eds.), Hunan, China, June 9-11, 157-164.

41.    Chen, W.* and Qiu, T. (2011b). “Simulation of Fluid Flow through Porous Media using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Method,” Geo-Frontiers 2011: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP 211), J. Han and D.A. Alzamora (eds.), Dallas, TX, March 13-16, 4195-4203.

42.    Gangone, M.V., Whelan, M.J., Janoyan, K.D., Minnetyan, L., and Qiu, T. (2010). “Wireless Sensor Performance Monitoring of an Innovative Bridge Design in New York State,” Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management, IABMAS, Philadelphia, PA, July 11-15, 1-7.

43.    Chen, W.* and Qiu, T. (2010). “Coupled SPH-DEM Method for Fluid-Solid Interaction in Saturated Granular Materials,” Proceedings of the 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, State College, PA, June 27 – July 2, 1-2.

44.    Chen, W.* and Qiu, T. (2010). “Simulation of Pore-Scale Fluid Flow through Glass Beads using Lattice Boltzmann Method,” GeoFlorida 2010: Advances in Analysis, Modeling & Design, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP 199), D.O. Fratta, A.J. Puppala, and B. Muhunthan (eds.), West Palm Beach, FL, Feb. 20-24, 293-300.

45.    Qiu, T. and Chen, W.* (2009). “Probabilistic Finite Strain Consolidation with Stochastic Soil Compression Index and Hydraulic Conductivity,” Characterization, Modeling, and Performance of Geomaterials: Selected Papers From the 2009 GeoHunan International Conference, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP 189), X. Zhang, X. Yu, H.Y. Fu, and J. Zhang (eds.), Hunan, China, Aug. 3-5, 7-12.

46.    Qiu, T. (2008). “Pore Fluid Induced Damping of Saturated Soil in Resonant Column Tests,” Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics IV, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication GSP (181), D. Zeng, M.T. Manzari, and D.R. Hiltunen (eds.), Sacramento, CA, May 18-22, 1-10.

47.    Qiu, T. and Fox, P.J. (2008). “Effective Soil Density for Small Strain Shear Wave Propagation,” Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics IV, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication GSP (181), D. Zeng, M.T. Manzari, and D.R. Hiltunen (eds.), Sacramento, CA, May 18-22, 1-9.

48.    Whelan, M.J., Janoyan, K.D., and Qiu, T. (2008). “Integrated Monitoring of Wind Plant Systems,” Proceedings of the SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 6933, 69330F, 1-3. 

49.    Qiu, T., Fox, P.J., Janoyan, K.D., Stewart, J. P. and Wallace, J.W. (2003). “Response and Analysis of a Large Diameter Drilled Shaft Subjected to Lateral Loading,” GeoSupport 2004: Drilled Shafts, Micropiling, Deep Mixing, Remedial Methods, and Specialty Foundation Systems, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication GSP (124), J.P. Turner and P.W. Mayne (eds.), Orlando, FL, Jan. 29-31, 613-624.