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2015
17 Citations (Scopus)

Variations of net ecosystem production due to seasonal precipitation differences in a tropical dry forest of northwest Mexico

Verduzco, V. S., Garatuza-Payán, J., Yépez, E. A., Watts, C. J., Rodríguez, J. C., Robles-Morua, A. & Vivoni, E., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of Geophysical Research G: Biogeosciences. 120, 10, p. 2081-2094 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

net ecosystem production
dry forest
Mexico
ecosystems
dry forests
2014
Sewers
Natural gas
Storm sewers
Underground structures
Boring
68 Citations (Scopus)
programming
Branch and bound method
Gradient methods
multiplier
Integer programming
60 Citations (Scopus)

Credibility-based rescheduling model in a double-track railway network: A fuzzy reliable optimization approach

Yang, L., Zhou, X. & Gao, Z., 2014, In : Omega (United Kingdom). 48, p. 75-93 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Railway
Incidents
Rescheduling
Credibility
Train
7 Citations (Scopus)

Current trends in pipe bursting for renewal of underground infrastructure systems in North America

Ariaratnam, S., Lueke, J. S. & Michael, J. K., Jan 2014, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 39, p. 41-49 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pipe
Pipe
infrastructure
Pipelines
replacement
41 Citations (Scopus)

Ecohydrology with unmanned aerial vehicles

Vivoni, E., Rango, A., Anderson, C. A., Pierini, N. A., Schreiner-Mcgraw, A. P., Saripalli, S. & Laliberte, A. S., Oct 1 2014, In : Ecosphere. 5, 10, 130.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ecohydrology
sensors (equipment)
sensor
vegetation
prediction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluación, Diseño, e Influencia de Estrategias de Instrucción-Aprendizaje en el Desempeño Académico de los Estudiantes de Ingenieria Civil en la Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia

Translated title of the contribution: How the design and assessment of instruction/learning strategies influence the academic performance of civil engineering students at universidad industrial De Santander, ColombiaGuillermo, M. A., Grau Torrent, D., Acevedo, S. C. & Rivera, T. E., Apr 1 2014, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 140, 4, B4014004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Civil engineering
Students
Education
Academic performance
Learning strategies
5 Citations (Scopus)

Field assessment of a Vacuum Microtunneling (VMT) system for on-grade pipeline installations

Ariaratnam, S., Piratla, K. & Cohen, A., Jan 2014, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 39, p. 58-65 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pipelines
Vacuum
trenchless technology
cost
productivity
29 Citations (Scopus)

High-resolution characterization of a semiarid watershed: Implications on evapotranspiration estimates

Templeton, R. C., Vivoni, E., Méndez-Barroso, L. A., Pierini, N. A., Anderson, C. A., Rango, A., Laliberte, A. S. & Scott, R. L., Feb 13 2014, In : Journal of Hydrology. 509, p. 306-319 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evapotranspiration
soil moisture
watershed
runoff
monsoon
7 Citations (Scopus)

Improving project performance through partnering and emotional intelligence

Cacamis, M. E. & El Asmar, M., Feb 1 2014, In : Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction. 19, 1, p. 50-56 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Construction industry
Contractors
Managers
Personnel
Emotional Intelligence
11 Citations (Scopus)
Construction industry
Sustainable development
Life cycle
Costs
Economics
36 Citations (Scopus)
perchlorate
Groundwater
Biofilms
Sulfates
biofilm
5 Citations (Scopus)

Mathematical formulation of the project quarterback rating: New framework to assess construction project performance

Hanna, A. S., Lotfallah, W., Aoun, D. G. & El Asmar, M., Aug 1 2014, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 140, 8, 04014033.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Customer satisfaction
Construction industry
Contractors
Profitability
Communication
4 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring risk management performance within a capital program

Perrenoud, A. J., Lines, B. C. & Sullivan, K., Apr 29 2014, In : Journal of Facilities Management. 12, 2, p. 158-171 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk management
Management performance
Costs
91 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal allocation of chp-based distributed generation on urban energy distribution networks

Zhang, X., Karady, G. G. & Ariaratnam, S., Jan 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy. 5, 1, p. 246-253 8 p., 6628011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distributed power generation
Electric power distribution
Natural gas
Electricity
Water
22 Citations (Scopus)

Pyrosequencing analysis yields comprehensive assessment of microbial communities in pilot-scale two-stage membrane biofilm reactors

Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Tang, Y., Zhao, H. P., Friese, D., Overstreet, R., Smith, J., Evans, P., Rittmann, B. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Jul 1 2014, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 48, 13, p. 7511-7518 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
biofilm
microbial community
Bacteria
perchlorate
23 Citations (Scopus)
climate change
runoff
basin
simulation
local economy
29 Citations (Scopus)

Removal of multiple electron acceptors by pilot-scale, two-stage membrane biofilm reactors

Zhao, H. P., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Tang, Y., Kim, B. O., VanGinkel, S., Friese, D., Overstreet, R., Smith, J., Evans, P., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., May 1 2014, In : Water Research. 54, p. 115-122 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
biofilm
membrane
Membranes
electron
18 Citations (Scopus)

Selective enrichment yields robust ethene-producing dechlorinating cultures from microcosms stalled at cis-dichloroethene

Delgado, A., Kang, D. W., Nelson, K. G., Fajardo-Williams, D., Miceli, J. F., Magee, H., Popat, S. C. & Krajmalnik-Brown, R., Jun 20 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 6, e100654.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dehalococcoides
dechlorination
Dechlorination
ethylene
Sediments
12 Citations (Scopus)
Structural Model
State-space Model
Traffic
Random errors
Prediction
88 Citations (Scopus)
Rails
Integer programming
Labels
Decomposition
programming
16 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial and temporal variations in ecosystem response to monsoon precipitation variability in southwestern North America

Forzieri, G., Feyen, L., Cescatti, A. & Vivoni, E., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Geophysical Research G: Biogeosciences. 119, 10, p. 1999-2017 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ecosystem response
monsoons
ecosystems
Ecosystems
Rain
Curricula
Education
Industry
Curriculum
Personnel
25 Citations (Scopus)

The source of inoculum plays a defining role in the development of MEC microbial consortia fed with acetic and propionic acid mixtures

Ruiz, V., Ilhan, Z. E., Kang, D. W., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Buitrón, G., Jul 20 2014, In : Journal of Biotechnology. 182-183, 1, p. 11-18 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Regenerative fuel cells
Microbial Consortia
Electrolysis
Propionic acid
Acetic acid
35 Citations (Scopus)

Uranium removal and microbial community in a H2-based membrane biofilm reactor

Zhou, C., Ontiveros-Valencia, A., Cornette de Saint Cyr, L., Zevin, A. S., Carey, S. E., Krajmalnik-Brown, R. & Rittmann, B., Nov 1 2014, In : Water Research. 64, p. 255-264 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Uranium
biofilm
microbial community
uranium
4 Citations (Scopus)

Use of value engineering to develop creative design solutions for marine construction projects

Tang, P. & Bittner, R. B., Feb 1 2014, In : Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction. 19, 1, p. 129-136 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Value engineering
Engineers
Process engineering
Construction industry
Environmental impact
2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

Design innovation leads to sustainable water distribution systems

Piratla, K. R. & Ariaratnam, S., 2013, In : Construction Innovation. 13, 3, p. 302-319 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water distribution systems
Innovation
Electric power distribution
Water
Costs
74 Citations (Scopus)

Deviation analysis method for the assessment of the quality of the as-is Building Information Models generated from point cloud data

Anil, E. B., Tang, P., Akinci, B. & Huber, D., 2013, In : Automation in Construction. 35, p. 507-516 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taxonomies
Processing
Lasers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of crew scheduling on project performance

Hanna, A. S., Shapira, A., El Asmar, M. & Taylor, C. S., Feb 1 2013, In : Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction. 18, 1, p. 35-44 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scheduling
Contractors
Costs
Productivity
Personnel
5 Citations (Scopus)

Incident occurrence modeling during hurricane evacuation events: The case of Alabama's I-65 corridor

Fonseca, D. J., Lou, Y., Moynihan, G. P. & Gurupackiam, S., 2013, In : Modelling and Simulation in Engineering. 2013, 168126.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hurricanes
Evacuation
Decision support systems
Module
Decision Support Systems
23 Citations (Scopus)

Network capacity assessment of combined heat and power-based distributed generation in urban energy infrastructures

Zhang, X., Karady, G. G., Piratla, K. R. & Ariaratnam, S., Dec 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 4, 4, p. 2131-2138 8 p., 6584814.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distributed power generation
Water distribution systems
Electricity
Water
Mathematical models
4 Citations (Scopus)

Phoenix's first net-zero energy office retrofit: A green and lean case study

Ladhad, A. & Parrish, K., 2013, In : Journal of Green Building. 8, 4, p. 3-16 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contractors
Life Cycle Stages
energy
Costs and Cost Analysis
Energy conservation

Project Management Functions for the Light Industrial Sector in Mexico

Villa, J. & Ariaratnam, S., Jul 2013, In : International Journal of Construction Education and Research. 9, 3, p. 163-182 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

project management
Project management
Mexico
Managers
manager
8 Citations (Scopus)

Proposed design process for deep energy savings in commercial building retrofit projects

Parrish, K. & Regnier, C., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Architectural Engineering. 19, 2, p. 71-80 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy conservation
Energy utilization
Schematic diagrams
Savings
Energy
115 Citations (Scopus)
Construction industry
Communication
Integrated
Project delivery
Costs
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reducing bias and uncertainty in multievaluator multicriterion decision making

El Asmar, M., Lotfallah, W. B., Loh, W. Y. & Hanna, A. S., Mar 1 2013, In : Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. 27, 2, p. 167-176 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision making
Mathematical models
Testing
Uncertainty
4 Citations (Scopus)

Savings to sustainability: Application of a novel approach to delivering a sustainable built environment

Sanders, M., Parrish, K. & Earni, S., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of Architectural Engineering. 19, 3, p. 156-163 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Greenhouse gases
Sustainable development
Finance
Power generation
Water
45 Citations (Scopus)

State of practice of building information modeling in mechanical and electrical construction industries

Hanna, A., Boodai, F. & El Asmar, M., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 139, 10, 04013009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Construction industry
Contractors
Productivity
Personnel
Information modeling
4 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of photogrammetric monitoring for trenchless construction applications

Lueke, J. S., Sun, P., Carey, B. D. & Ariaratnam, S., 2013, In : Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice. 4, 1, p. 24-31 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photogrammetry
Monitoring
Surveying
Camera lenses
Triangulation
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of Arizona's LEED for new construction population's credits

Sullivan, K. & Oates, H. D., Dec 2012, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 138, 12, p. 1386-1393 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water
Environmental design
Credit
Websites
Life cycle
31 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic execution of workflows on laser-scanned data for extracting bridge surveying goals

Tang, P. & Akinci, B., Oct 2012, In : Advanced Engineering Informatics. 26, 4, p. 889-903 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surveying
Lasers
Automation
Inspection
Sampling
45 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of CO 2 emissions from the life cycle of a potable water pipeline project

Piratla, K. R., Ariaratnam, S. & Cohen, A., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Management in Engineering. 28, 1, p. 22-30 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water pipelines
Potable water
Life cycle
Polyvinyl chlorides
Pipe
259 Citations (Scopus)

How to measure the benefits of BIM - A case study approach

Hurtado, K. & Sullivan, K., Jul 2012, In : Automation in Construction. 24, p. 149-159 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs
Semiconductor materials
3 Citations (Scopus)

Libyan money, academic missions, and public social science

Calhoun, C., Aug 8 2012, In : Public Culture. 24, 1, p. 9-45 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social sciences
Social Sciences
money
social science
10 Citations (Scopus)

Nonlinear impact model of a tennis racket and a ball

Yang, S., Fafitis, A. & Wiezel, A., Feb 2012, In : Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology. 26, 2, p. 315-321 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rigidity
Numerical analysis
Damping
Stiffness
61 Citations (Scopus)

Performance comparison of large design-build and design-bid-build highway projects

Shrestha, P. P., O'Connor, J. T. & Gibson, E., 2012, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 138, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Design/build
Bid
Costs
Project delivery
Project performance
26 Citations (Scopus)

Postoccupancy energy consumption survey of Arizona's Leed new construction population

Oates, D. & Sullivan, K., Jun 2012, In : Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 138, 6, p. 742-750 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy utilization
Environmental design
Energy consumption
Energy
Energy efficiency
1 Citation (Scopus)
Project management
Thermal energy
Energy storage
Industry
Innovation
9 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability based optimal design of water distribution networks considering life cycle components

Piratla, K. R. & Ariaratnam, S., Oct 2012, In : Urban Water Journal. 9, 5, p. 305-316 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

life cycle
water
cost
hydraulics
costs
1 Citation (Scopus)

Subterranean infrastructure reconnaissance for manmade and natural hazards and disasters

White, T., Ariaratnam, S. & Michael, J., Feb 2012, In : International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment. 3, 1, p. 66-86 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disasters
Hazards
Critical infrastructures
Economics
Recovery