Lightning Session

Session Description: These sessions will feature short presentations from UTC faculty/students on current research with industry feedback.

Moderator: Sue McNeil, Professor and Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware


  • Crowdsensing for Road Pavement Monitoring — Charles Inwald, Hao Li, Chuannan Huang, Liang Cheng, Lehigh University


  • Service Life Extension of Existing Steel Bridges with Corrosion-Resistant Steel and Advanced Life-Cycle Management — David Y. Yang and Dan M. Frangopol, Lehigh University


  • Life Extension of Fatigue-Damaged Highway, Rail, and Transit Bridges — Richard Sause, Ian Hodgson, and Joe Saunders, Lehigh University


  • Optimized Performance of UHPC Bridge Joints and Overlays — Paramita Mondal, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware


  • Automated Path Tracking and Mapping for Economical, Real-Time, and Knowledge-Based Roller Control in Pavement Compaction Operations — Fei Dai, West Virginia University


  • Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Efficient Geometric Arrangement of Metal Fin Tube Foundations for Transportation Applications — Te Pei, Penn State


  • Design of Anchors for Rapid and Durable Strengthening of Bridges with Externally Bonded Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers — Monique Head, University of Delaware


  • Fatigue Life Estimation of Bridges with Smart Mobile Sensing — Martin Takac, Shamim Pakzad, and Sila Gulgec, Lehigh University 


  • Evaluation, Beneficiation, and Implementation of Alternative Concrete Pozzolans for Transportation Infrastructure — Farshad Rajabipour, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Penn State


  • Partially Confined Retrofitted Concrete Using CFRP Wrap — Mehdi Shokouhian, Muritala Adegoke, Kadir Aslan, Morgan State University


  • Monitoring Pavement Mechanical Responses Under Moving Loads Using SmartRock Sensors — Shihui Shen, Penn State Altoona


  • Evaluation of an Innovative Erosion Control on Road Embankment Using Synthetic Turf with Sand Infill — Xiaofeng Liu, Penn State

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

8:30 to 10:00 a.m.

Room 208






The Transportation Asset and Infrastructure Management (TAIM) Conference attracts professionals from throughout Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region. It is an outreach program of the Center for Integrated Asset Management for Multimodal Transportation Infrastructure Systems (CIAMTIS), a USDOT Region 3 (Mid-Atlantic) University Transportation Center (UTC) housed at the Larson Transportation Institute (LTI).