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    • 2012 Via Report 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2012)
      This is the 2012 annual report for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
    • 2012-2018 Strategic Plan for the Virginia Tech College of Engineering 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2012)
      Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering is one of the finest in the world. This is evidenced by the great demand for admission to the college’s undergraduate and graduate programs, the great demand to hire the college’s ...
    • 2013 Via Report 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2013)
      This is the 2013 annual report for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
    • 2014 Via Report 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2014)
      This is the 2014 annual report for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
    • 2015 Via Report 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2015)
      Department head’s message: Greetings from Blacksburg! Once again it is our pleasure to present the annual edition of the Via Report. I hope you enjoy the excellent articles on several of the outstanding research efforts ...
    • 2016 Via Report 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2016)
      Department head’s message: Greetings from Blacksburg! Once again it is our pleasure to present the annual edition of the Via Report. This year’s report is especially memorable because it is the 30th edition. We will have ...
    • 2017 Via Report 

      Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2017)
      This is the 2017 annual report for the Charles E. Via Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
    • 3D + Time Reconstruction: Designing Optimal Camera Parameters 

      Helsel, Michelle; Salomon, Abraham Lama; Moen, Cristopher Dennis (2015-08-01)
      Three dimensional plus time reconstructions are an emerging concept in the civil engineering industry. The application possibilities are continuing to develop, resulting in an expansive range of projects. Proper image based ...
    • 3D Hybrid of Layered MoS2/Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Nanosheet Aerogels: An Effective Catalyst for Hydrogen Evolution in Microbial Electrolysis Cells 

      Hou, Yang; Zhang, Bo; Wen, Zhenhai; Cui, Shumao; Guo, Xiaoru; He, Zhen; Chen, Junhong (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014-06-18)
      Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) have been conceived and intensively studied as a promising technology to achieve sustainable wastewater treatment. However, doubts and debates arose in recent years regarding the technical and ...
    • 50-kHz-rate 2D imaging of temperature and H2O concentration at the exhaust plane of a J85 engine using hyperspectral tomography 

      Ma, Lin; Li, Xuesong; Sanders, Scott T.; Caswell, Andrew W.; Roy, Sukesh; Plemmons, David H.; Gord, James R. (Optics Express, 2013-01-14)
      This paper describes a novel laser diagnostic and its demonstration in a practical aero propulsion engine (General Electric J85). The diagnostic technique, named hyperspectral tomography (HT), enables simultaneous 2-dimensional ...
    • 50-kHz-rate 2D imaging of temperature and H2O concentration at the exhaust plane of a J85 engine using hyperspectral tomography 

      Ma, Lin; Li, Xuesong; Sanders, Scott T.; Caswell, Andrew W.; Roy, Sukesh; Plemmons, David H.; Gord, James R. (Optical Society of America, 2013-01-01)
      This paper describes a novel laser diagnostic and its demonstration in a practical aero-propulsion engine (General Electric J85). The diagnostic technique, named hyperspectral tomography (HT), enables simultaneous 2-dimensional ...
    • 5SL: A Language for Declarative Specification and Generation of Digital Libraries 

      Goncalves, Marcos A.; Fox, Edward A. (2002-07-01)
      Digital Libraries (DLs) are among the most complex kinds of information systems, due in part to their intrinsic multi-disciplinary nature. Nowadays DLs are built within monolithic, tightly integrated, and generally inflexible ...
    • A Bayesian Assignment Method for Ambiguous Bisulfite Short Reads 

      Tran, Hong; Wu, Xiaowei; Tithi, Saima; Sun, Ming-an; Xie, Hehuang; Zhang, Liqing (PLOS, 2016-03-24)
      DNA methylation is an epigenetic modification critical for normal development and diseases. The determination of genome-wide DNA methylation at single-nucleotide resolution is made possible by sequencing bisulfite treated ...
    • A computational model for biosonar echoes from foliage 

      Ming, Chen; Gupta, Anupam Kumar; Lu, Ruijin; Zhu, Hongxiao; Müller, Rolf (PLOS, 2017-08-17)
      Since many bat species thrive in densely vegetated habitats, echoes from foliage are likely to be of prime importance to the animals’ sensory ecology, be it as clutter that masks prey echoes or as sources of information ...
    • A diffusion-viscous analysis and experimental verification of defect formation in sintered silver bond-line 

      Xiao, K.; Ngo, K. D. T.; Lu, G. Q. (Cambridge University Press, 2014-04-01)
      The low-temperature joining technique (LTJT) by silver sintering is being implemented by major manufacturers of power electronic devices and modules for bonding power semiconductor chips. A common die-attach material used ...
    • A Dynamic Model of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder for Military Personnel and Veterans 

      Ghaffarzadegan, Navid; Ebrahimvand, Alireza; Jalali, Mohammad S. (PLOS, 2016-10-07)
      Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) stands out as a major mental illness; however, little is known about effective policies for mitigating the problem. The importance and complexity of PTSD raise critical questions: What ...
    • A framework for evaluating epidemic forecasts 

      Tabataba, Farzaneh Sadat; Chakraborty, Prithwish; Ramakrishnan, Naren; Venkatramanan, Srinivasan; Chen, Jiangzhuo; Lewis, Bryan; Marathe, Madhav (2017-05-15)
      Abstract Background Over the past few decades, numerous forecasting methods have been proposed in the field of epidemic forecasting. Such methods can be classified into different ...
    • A Framework for Occupancy Tracking in a Building via Structural Dynamics Sensing of Footstep Vibrations 

      Poston, Jeffrey D.; Buehrer, R. Michael; Tarazaga, Pablo A. (Frontiers, 2017-11-06)
      Counting the number of occupants in building areas over time—occupancy tracking— provides valuable information for responding to emergencies, optimizing thermal conditions or managing personnel. This capability is distinct ...
    • A human exposome framework for guiding risk management and holistic assessment of recycled water quality 

      Garner, Emily; Zhu, Ni; Strom, Laurel; Edwards, Marc; Pruden, Amy (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-04-12)
      Challenges associated with water scarcity and increasing water demand are leading many cities around the globe to consider water reuse as a step towards water sustainability. Recycled water may be used in a spectrum of ...
    • A Micro-Scale Investigation on the Behaviors of Asphalt Mixtures under Freeze-Thaw Cycles Using Entropy Theory and a Computerized Tomography Scanning Technique 

      Xu, Huining; Li, Hengzhen; Tan, Yiqiu; Wang, Linbing; Hou, Yue (2018-01-23)
      The thermodynamic behavior of asphalt mixtures is critical to the engineers since it directly relates to the damage in asphalt mixtures. However, most of the current research of the freeze-thaw damage of asphalt mixtures ...