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Students & Research

The research and activities achieved in the past several years at ASU could not have been possible without the tireless work of many of my graduate students and associates. Their hard work is recognized in this page by listing their individual contributions and their thesis area.

 

Master of Science Degree

Beaty, Kirk Leslie, “Fracture properties of asphalt concrete using modified binders”, Arizona State University, 1993.  (with J. Zaniewski)


Lin, How-ming , “Fracture properties of asphalt-rubber mixtures,” MS Thesis, Arizona State University, 1993. (with M. Mamlouk)


Devaguptapu, Ravi, “Effect of copper slag on the hydration characteristics, strength, and fracture properties of concrete, MS Thesis, Arizona State University, 1994.


Sun, C.H., “A Finite Element Model for Simulating Radial Keratotomy and Holmium:YAG Laser Thermokeratoplasty Surgeries”, MS Thesis, Arizona State University, 1994.


Pagadala, Rajesh, “A finite element model for the design of keratorefractive surgeries,” Arizona State University, 1994.


Ariño Moreno, Antonio, “A study of copper slag mortar based on durability, strength, and toughness properties,” MS Thesis, Arizona State University, 1996.


Haupt, G.J., “Mechanical Properties of Cement based composite Laminates, ” MS Thesis, Arizona State University, May, 1997. [download]


Vodela, Rajashekar, “Evaluation of system components for cold-formed steel and lightweight cement composite,” MS Thesis, Arizona State University, 1999.


Gouri, Sridevi, “Optimization of Interfacial Zone Characteristics of Fiber-Cement Matrix”, MS Thesis, Arizona State University, 1999. [download]


Pivacek, A., “Development of a Filament Winding Technique for Manufacturing Cement Based Materials,” MS Thesis, Arizona State University, 2001. [download]


Mane, Sandeep Anand, “The effect of flyash on the strength and fracture properties of concrete and cement mortar” MS Thesis, Arizona State University, 2001.


Desai, Tejal, “Mechanical properties of conventional concrete reinforced with alkali-resistant glass fibers”, MS Thesis, Arizona State University,  2001.


Shah, Rimpal V., “Economical concrete mix designs for highway applications with a high dosage of flyash,”  MS Thesis, Arizona State University, May, 2003. [download]


Lingannagari, Goutham Reddy, “Coefficient of thermal expansion of concrete materials,” MS Thesis, Arizona State University, 2003.


Sueki, Sachiko, “An analytical and experimental study of fabric-reinforced, cement-based laminated composites” ” MS Thesis, Arizona State University, 2003. [download]


Singla, Nora , “Experimental and theoretical study of fabric cement composites for retrofitting masonry structures,” M.S. Thesis, Arizona State University, 2004. [download]


Pahilajani, Jitendra, “Fabric-reinforced, cement-based laminated Composites: an experimental and theoretical study,” M.S. Thesis, Arizona State University, 2004. [download]


Dnyanesh Naik, “Experimental Analysis Of Fabrics Used In Engine Housing Of Aircrafts”, Master of Science, Arizona State University, August 2005. [download]


Juan Alfredo Erni, “The Development of Unidirectional and Multidirectional Composite Models Using a Modified Weibull Failure Distribution; Theory, Analysis and Applications,”  Nov. 2007. [download]


Saurabh Kumar Bansal, “The Development of Micro-Mechanical Model of Kevlar Fabrics used in Engine Containment System of Aircrafts,” Nov, 2007.   [download]


Sudheen Anantharaman, “Sulfate And Alkali Silica Resistance of Class C & F Fly Ash Replaced Blended Cements, “ Jan, 2008  [download]


Sueki, Sachiko, “An analytical and experimental study of fabric-reinforced, cement-based laminated composites” MS Thesis, Arizona State University, 2003. [download, 5.86Mb]


Singla, Nora , “Experimental and theoretical study of fabric cement composites for retrofitting masonry structures,” M.S. Thesis, Arizona State University, 2004. [download, 1.85 Mb]


Philajani, Jitendra, “Fabric-reinforced, cement-based laminated Composites: an experimental and theoretical study,” M.S. Thesis, Arizona State University, 2004. [download, 3.18 Mb]


Dnyanesh Naik, “Experimental Analysis Of Fabrics Used In Engine Housing Of Aircrafts” , Master of Science, Arizona State University,August 2005 [download, 3.93 Mb]


Juan Alfredo Erni, “The Development of Unidirectional and Multidirectional Composite Models Using a Modified Weibull Failure Distribution; Theory, Analysis and Applications,”  Nov. 2007.


Saurabh Kumar Bansal, “Development of Micro-Mechanical Model of Kevlar Fabrics used in Engine Containment System of Aircrafts,” Nov, 2007.


Sudheen Anantharaman, “Sulfate And Alkali Silica Resistance of Class C & F Fly Ash Replaced Blended Cements, “ Jan, 2008


Christopher Barsby, “Toughness Based Analysis and Design of Fiber Reinforced Concrete”, MS Thesis, Arizona State University,  Nov. 2011.


Vikram Dey, “Low Velocity Impact Properties of Sandwich Insulated Panels with Textile – Reinforced Concrete Skin and Aerated Concrete Core”, MS thesis 2012


Yao, Y., “Application of 2-D Digital Image Correlation (DIC) method to Damage Characterization of Cementitious Composites under Dynamic Tensile Loads” , M.S. Thesis, 2013


Karan Aswani, “Design procedures for Strain Hardening Cement Composites (SHCC) and measurement of their shear properties by mechanical and 2-D Digital Image Correlation (DIC) method”, 2014


Robert Kachala, “Early-Age Drying and Cracking Properties of Wollastonite-Textile Reinforced Cement Paste Composites”, M.S. Thesis 2014


Wang, Xinmeng, M.S., “Analytical Load-Deflection Equations for Beam and 2-D Panel with a Bilinear Moment-Curvature Model, Arizona State University, 2015, 158 pages

 

Doctoral Degree

Cheng Yu, Li, Ph.D. Mechanical behavior of cementitious composites reinforced with high volume content of fibers Thesis (Ph.D.) Arizona State University, 1995. Currently With : URS Greiner Consulting Engineers, Denver, Colorado


Raphael Tixier, Ph.D., Microstructural development and sulfate attack modeling in blended cement-based materials Thesis (Ph.D.)-Arizona State University, 2000. Currently with: Western Technology Laboratories, Phoenix, Arizona.


José I. Montesinos-Silva, Ph.D. Brittle fracture of glass reinforced plastic rods for nonceramic insulators, Arizona State University, 2000. (Jointly with Professor R. Gorur)


Soranakom, Chote, Ph.D., “Multi Scale Modeling Of Fiber And Fabric Reinforced Cement Based Composites” PhD. Dissertation, Arizona State University, 2008.


D. Zhu, “Experimental Study and Finite Element Modeling of Woven Fabrics,”  PhD. Dissertation, Arizona State University, 2009.  pp. 320


Flávio de Andrade Silva, Durability and Mechanical Properties of Sisal Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites, PhD. Dissertation, COPPE/UFRJ, Arizona State University, April, 2009.  pp.  239.


Mehdi Bakhshi, “Characterization and Modeling of Moisture Flow through Hydrating Cement-Based Materials under Early-Age Drying and Shrinkage Conditions”  PhD. Dissertation, Arizona State University, 2011


Amir Bonakdar, “Mutil- of Durability in Blended Cement Materials”, PhD. Dissertation, Arizona State University, 2010


Robert Kachala, “Early-Age Drying and Cracking Properties of Wollastonite-Textile Reinforced Cement Paste Composites”,PhD. Dissertation, Arizona State University, 2014


Christopher Barsby, “Post Peak Characterization and Modeling of Fiber Cement Composites”,PhD. Dissertation, Arizona State University, 2011


Karan Aswani, “Design procedures for Strain Hardening Cement Composites (SHCC) and measurement of their shaer properties by mechnaical and 2-D Digital Image Correlation(DIC) method”,PhD. Dissertation, Arizona State University, 2014


Aboozar Bonakdar, “Multi-Scale Study Of Durability In Blended Cement Materials,” PhD. Dissertation, Arizona State University, 2010. Current position: Manager Fiber Products, Euclid Chemicals Inc., Cleveland, Ohio


Vikram Dey, Innovative Structural Materials and Sections with Strain Hardening Cementitious Composites, PhD. Dissertation, Arizona State University, 2016


Yao, Y., PhD, Characteristics Of Distributed Cracking For Analysis And Design Of Strain Hardening Cement Based Materials, PhD. Dissertation, Arizona State University, 2016