Academic Publications

  • Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications
  • Zatar, W. and Mutsuyoshi H., “Upgrading of Ductility and Shear Capacity of Girders of Highway Bridge Reinforced Concrete Bents”, International Journal of Bridge Structures, August 2009.
  • Zatar, W., Harik, I, Sutterer, K., and Dodds, A., “Bridge Embankments: Part I – Seismic Risk Assessment and Ranking”, Journal of Constructed Facilities of the American Society of Civil Engineers, June 2008.
  • Zatar, W. and Harik, I, “Bridge Embankments: Part II – Seismic Risk for I-24 in Kentucky”, Journal of Constructed Facilities of the American Society of Civil Engineers, June 2008.
  • Zatar, W. and Harik, I., “Seismic Vulnerability of Highway Bridges Embankments”, Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2007.
  • Zatar, W. and Harik, I., “Seismic Risk, ranking, and Assessment System for Bridges along I-24 in Western Kentucky”, 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2007.
  • Zatar, W. and Harik, I., “Seismic Vulnerability of Highway Bridge Embankments”, 85th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2006.
  • Zatar, W., “Sub-Structured Pseudo-Dynamic and Statically Reversed Cyclic Loading Tests of Prestressed Concrete Viaduct Structures”, 85th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, 2006.
  • Nichols, A., D. Bullock. “Automatic Speed Calibration Methodology for Traffic Monitoring Sites,” ASCE J. Transportation Engr. Volume 132, Issue 1, pp. 30-39, January 2006.
  • Nichols, A., M. Cetin. “Numerical Characterization of Gross Vehicle Weight Distributions from Weigh-in-Motion Data,” Transportation Research Record; Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1993, pp. 148-154, 2007.
  • Nichols, A., D. Bullock, W. Schneider. “Detecting Differential Drift in Weigh-in-Motion Wheel Track Sensors,” Transportation Research Record; Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2121, pp. 135-144, 2009.
  • Cetin, M. and A.P. Nichols. “Improving the Accuracy of Vehicle Reidentification Algorithms by Solving the Assignment Problem,” Transportation Research Record; Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2129, pp. 1-8, 2010.
  • Cetin, M., C. Monsere, A. Nichols. “Bayesian Models for Reidentification of Trucks over Long Distances on the Basis of Axle Measurement Data.” Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, 15(1):1-12, 2011.
  • Schneider, W., I. Tsapakis, A. Nichols. “‘Improving the Estimation of Total and Directional-based Heavy-duty Vehicle Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT).” Journal of Transportation Planning and Technology. (accepted)14.
  • Caicedo, J., J. Flora, C. Pierce, A. Nichols, B. Timmerman, W. Graf, and T. Ray. “Instructional Environment to Stimulate Critical Thought of Freshmen Civil Engineering Students.” Journal of Advances in Engineering Education. (under review)
  • Tsapakis, I., W. Schneider, A. Nichols. “A Bayesian Analysis of the Effect of Estimating Annual Average Daily Traffic for Heavy-Duty Trucks Using Training and Validation Data Sets.” Journal of Advanced Transportation. (under review)
  • Chi, Junwook and Samuel Waugaman. Regional Economic Impacts of Toll Roads in West Virginia: REMI Model Approach, Transportation Research, Vol. 17, No. 1 (2010):118-35.
  • Chi, Junwook, W. Koo and S. Lim. Demand Analysis for Air-passenger Service in U.S. City-pair Markets, Journal of Transportation Research Forum, Vol. 49, No. 1 (2010): 81-94.
  • Chi, Junwook, W. Koo and S. Lim. Price Dispersion in the U.S. Airline Industry, Journal of Transportation Research Forum, Vol. 48, No. 3 (2009): 39-58.
  • Chi, Junwook, W. Koo. Economic Analysis of Demand for U.S. Air Passenger Service, Transportation Research, Vol. 16, No. 2 (2009): 147-160.
  • Chi, Junwook, W. Koo. Carriers’ Pricing Behaviors in the U.S. Airline Industry, Transportation Research Part E (Logistic and Transportation Review), Vol. 45 (2009):710-724.
  • Peer-Reviewed International Conferences
  • Zatar, W., “Upgrading of Seismic Shear Capacities of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns”, American Concrete Institute Spring Convention, Charlotte, 2006.
  • Zatar, W. and Mutsuyoshi H., “Assessment of the Dynamic Behavior of Monolithic Prestressed Concrete Highway Viaducts”, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)/FHWA National Bridge Conference, Grapevine, Texas, October 2006.
  • Choo, C., Harik, I, Zatar, W., and Ding, H., “Seismic Assessment and Evaluation of 520 Highway Bridges in Western Kentucky”, 4th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS’ 08), Seoul, Korea, July 2008.
  • Zatar, W., Harik, I., Ren, W., and Zhao, D., “Seismic Risk Assessment of Priority Bridges along I-24 in Western Kentucky”, Proceedings of the 6th National Seismic Conference (6NSC), Charleston, SC, July 27-30, 2008.
  • Zatar, W. and Mutsuyoshi H., “Ductile Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Bridges Retrofitted with FRP”, National Science Foundation International Workshop on the Use of Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP) for Sustainable Structures, Cairo, Egypt, May 21, 2008.
  • Zatar, W. and Mutsuyoshi H., “Ductility Enhancement of Bridge Bents with Continuous Fiber Reinforced Polymer Sheets”, Proceedings of the Fifth Middle East Symposium on Structural Composites for Infrastructure Applications, Hurghada, Egypt, May 23-25, 2008.
  • Refereed Conference Proceedings
  • Cetin, M., C. Monsere, A. Nichols. “Bayesian Models for Re-identification of Trucks over Long Distances Based on Axle Measurement Data.” In the Proceedings of the 89th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 10-14, 2010.
  • Wait, I.W. and Nichols, A.P. (2009) “Effect of a university-operated Intensive English Program (IEP) on engineering student academic success.” Proceedings of the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 14-17, 2009, Austin, Texas.
  • Caicedo, J., J. Flora, C. Pierce, A. Nichols, B. Timmerman, and W. Graf. “Environments For Fostering Effective Critical Thinking (Effects).” Proceedings of the 2009 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 14-17, 2009, Austin, Texas.
  • Nichols, A., D. Bullock, W. Schneider. “Detecting Differential Drift in Weigh-in-Motion Wheeltrack Sensors,” In the Proceedings of the 88th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 11-15, 2009.
  • Comert, G., M. Cetin, A. Nichols. ”Incorporating Queue Length Measurements into Actuated Signal Control: Evaluation of Efficiency Benefits at an Intersection.” In the Proceedings of the 88th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 11-15, 2009.
  • Caicedo, J., J. Flora, C. Pierce, A. Nichols, B. Timmerman, and W. Graf. “Environments For Fostering Effective Critical Thinking (Effects).” Proceedings of the 2008 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA, June 22-25, 2008.
  • Caicedo, J. M., Flora, J., Pierce, C., Nichols, A., Graf, W., and Timmerman, B.. “Introducing the Environments For Fostering Effective Critical Thinking (EFFECTs).” International Modal Analysis Conference, Society of Experimental Mechanics, Orlando, FL, February 4-8, 2008.
  • Nichols, A. and M. Cetin. “Using Mixture Models to Assess Gross Vehicle Weight Distributions.” In the Proceedings of the 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 21-25, 2007.
  • Nichols, A., M. Cetin. “Commercial Vehicle Re-identification Using WIM and AVC Data.” In the Proceedings of the 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 21-25, 2007.