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Truong-Hong, L., Falter, H., Lennon. D., Laefer, D. 
Framework for Bridge Inspection with Laser Scanning
EASCE 14, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 6-8 Jan, 2016 

Aljumaily, H. Laefer, D. Cuadra, L.
A Big Data Approach for 3D Building Extraction from Aerial Laser Scanning
J. Computing in Civil Eng., ASCE. CPENG-1551. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000524.

Laefer, D., Kennedy, J., O’Flynn, K., Stanton, K.
Structure – Property Relationships in Microcrystalline Waxes for Museum Seismic Protection Applications<
Progress in Rubber, Plastics and Recycling Technology, 31(4)219-233.

 Hajializadeh, D., Al-Sabah, A., O’Brien, E., Laefer, D. Enright, Bernard Enright.
Nonlinear Analysis of Isotropic Slab Bridges under Extreme Traffic Loading
Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, NRC Press, 10.1139/cjce-2014-0331.

Rezaiguia, A., Ouelaa, N., Laefer, D.
Dynamic Amplification of a Multi-span Orthotropic Bridge Deck under Vehicular Movement
Engineering Structures, Elsevier, doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.06.044

 Vo, A., Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D., Bertolotto, M. 
Octree-based Region Growing for Point Cloud Segmentation
ISPRS, 104, 88-100

Hinks, T., Carr, H. Gharibi, H. Laefer, D.
Visualisation of Urban Airborne Laser Scanning Data with Occlusion Images
ISPRS, 104, 77-87

Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D.
Quantitative Evaluation Strategies for Urban 3D Model Generation from Remote Sensing Data
Computers and Graphics, 49, 82-91

Singh, M., Laefer, D.
Recent Trends and Remaining Limitations in Urban Microclimate Models

Open Urban Studies and Demographics J., 1, 1-12

 Al-Sabah, A., Laefer, D. 
Meshfree Sequentially Linear Analysis of Concrete
J. Computing Civil Eng., 30(2)

Ghassemieh, M., Baei, M., Kari, A., Goudarzi, A., Laefer, D. 
Adopting Flexibility of the End-plate Connections in Steel Moment Frames
Steel and Composite Structures, Techno Press. 18(5) 1215-1237

Moradabadi, E., Laefer, D., Clarke, J., Lourenço, P.
A Semi-random Field Finite Element Method to Predict the Maximum Eccentric Compressive Load for Masonry Prisms
Construction and Building Materials, 77, 489-500

Moradabadi, E., Laefer, D. 
Steps Towards a Probabilistic Framework for Tunnelling Damage
ITA WTC 2015 Congress and 41st General Assembly, May 22-28, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D. 
Documentation of Bridges by Terrestrial Laser Scanner
IABSE Geneva Conference 2015, Geneva, Switzerland, 23-25 Sep

Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D., Bisheng, Y., Ronggang, H., Jianping, L. 
Evaluation of Automatically Generated 2D Footprints from Urban LiDAR Data
The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. XL-3/W3, ISPRS Geospatial Week 2015, 28 Sep - 03 Oct, La Grande Motte, France Commission III, WG III/5

Clarke, J., Maradabadi, E., Laefer, D.
The effect of uncertainty on the prediction of building damage due to tunnelling-induced settlement
Proc. XVI ECSMGE, Geotechnical Engineering for Infrastructure and Development, ICE, Edinburgh, Scotland, 13-17 Sep

Fisli, Y., Abdelouahab, R., Guenfoud, S., Laefer, D. and Kaddeche, M. 
Dynamic Amplifications of an Orthotropic, Multi-span Bridge Deck under a Moving Truck with Tandem Axles
Design and Modelling of Mechanical Systems, ICCMREA’15, Rome, Italy

Vo, A.V., Truong-Hong, L., and Laefer, D. 
Aerial Laser Scanning and Imagery Data Fusion for Road Detection in City Scale
IEEE GRSS Data Fusion Contest, IGARSS 2015, Milan, Italy, 26-31 Jul., 2015

Cao, H-V., Chu, K-X., Le-Khac, N-A., Kechadi, M-T., Laefer, D., Truong-Hong, L. 
Toward a new approach for massive LiDAR data processing
Second IEEE International Conference on Spatial Data Mining and Geographical Knowledge Services, Fuzhou, China, 8-10 Jul, 2015

Truong-Hong, L., and Laefer, D. 
A Semi-Automatic Member Detection for Metal Bridges
IABSE Nara 2015, Japan, 13-15 May, 2015, 104 (21): 1-7

Truong-Hong, L., Gharibi, H., Garg, H. and Lennon, D. 
Equipment Considerations for Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Civil Engineering in Urban Areas
Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 3(15), 2002-2014 

 Erkal, A., Laefer, D., Tezcan, S.  
Advantages of Infinite Elements over Prespecified Boundary Conditions in Unbounded Problems
J Comp Civil Eng., ASCE, 29(6)

Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D. 
Octree-Based Automatic Façade Generation from LiDAR Data
Computer Aided Design, 56, 46-61

Laefer, D. and Farrell, K-A
A Hybrid Method for Foundation Reuse Evaluation
Environmental Geotechnics, 2(4), 224-236

Clarke, J., Laefer, D.
Evaluation of Risk Assessment Procedures for Buildings Adjacent to Tunnelling Works
Tunneling and Underground Structures, 40, 333-342

Clarke, J., Laefer, D.
Systematic Approach for Large-scale, Rapid, Dilapidation Surveys of Historic Masonry Buildings
Int’l J. of Architectural Heritage, 8(2), 290-310

Laefer, D, Truong-Hong, L., Carr, H., Singh, M.
Crack Detection Limits in Unit Based Masonry with Terrestrial Laser Scanning
Non-destructive Testing International, 62, 66-76

Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D.
Application of Terrestrial Laser Scanner in Bridge Inspection: Review and an Opportunity
37th IABSE Symp. Madrid, Spain, 3-5 Sept.

Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D. 
Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Dynamic Bridge Deflection Measurement
Istanbul Bridge Conf. 11-13 Aug., Istanbul, Turkey

Rezaiguia, A., Guenfoud, S., Laefer, D., Fisli, Y., Kaddeche, M., Ould-Lahoucine, C.
Homogenization of a Composite, Multi-Girder Bridge Deck as an Equivalent Orthotropic Plate
3rd International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures, 2-3 Dec, Oran, Algeria

Guenfoud, S., Bosakov, S., Laefer, D.
Dynamic analysis of a plate resting on elastic half-space with distributive properties
The 2014 World Congress on: Advances in Civil, Environmental, and Materials Research (ACEM 14), 24-28, Aug. Busan, Korea

Natanzi, A., Laefer, D. 
Usage Considerations for the Application of Soundless Chemical Demolition Agents near Historic Structures
SAHC, Mexico City, Mexico, Oct. 14-17

Moradabadi, E., Laefer, D. 
Opportunities in Numerical Modelling of Pre-existing Damage of Historical Masonry Buildings
9th International Masonry Conference, Guimarães, Portugal

Laefer, D. McGroarty, C., Ó Murchú, O.
Soil nailing optimisation: lost opportunities in current practice
CERAI, 28-29 Aug., Belfast, Ireland, p. 357-61

Laefer, D., Farrell, K-A.
Reassessing Foundation Reuse Assessment Tools
CERAI, 28-29 Aug., Belfast, Ireland, p. 351-356

Laefer, D. 
Solutions for Model-Scale, Tied-Back Anchors and Sheet Pile Walls
Geo-Congress 2014 

Abuwarda, S., Laefer, D.
Aerial Flightpath Considerations for Documenting Urban Heritage Using Laser Scanning
Virtual Cultural Heritage in Ireland, Feb. 12-14, Dublin, Ireland 

Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D., Le K.
Reduction of Lateral Loads in Abutments using Ground Anchors
Proceedings of the ICE - Ground Improvement, 166 (4): 209- 220

Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D.
Validating Computational Models from Laser Scanning Data for Historic Facades
J. Testing & Evaluation, ASTM, 41(3)1-17

Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D.
Impact of Modeling Architectural Detailing for Predicting Unreinforced Masonry Response to Subsidence
Automation in Construction, 30, 191-204

Schön, B., Mosa, A., Laefer, D., Bertolotto, M.
Octree-based Indexing for 3D Pointclouds within an Oracle Spatial DBMS
Computers & Geosciences, 51, 430-438

Hinks, T., Carr, H., Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D. 
Point Cloud Data Conversion into Solid Models via Voxelization
J. of Surveying Eng., ASCE, 139(2), 72-83

Brennan, C., Laefer, D.
Alleged Vehicle-Induced Vibrations at a 19th Century Lace Factory: Lessons Learned
Problems and experience of the engineering protection of the urbanized territories and a safeguarding of the heritage under conditions of the geo-ecological risk, UNESCO, 5-7 Nov., Kiev, Ukraine, 104-108

Laefer, D.
Planning Infrastructure Documentation with Aerial Laser Scanning
Rotterdam, IABSE Symposium Report 99, 20, 780-787

Clarke, J. A. and Laefer, D. F. 
Pioneering Real-time Computational Models for Building Damage Prediction during Adjacent Tunnel Excavation
Proc. 3rd Int’l Conf. Computational Methods in Tunnelling and Subsurface Engineering, Bochum, Germany, 537-547

Laefer, D., Anwar, M.
Review of Strategies for the Geometric Creation and Population of Urban Microclimate Models
Open Urban Studies J., Bentham (5): 22-31

Mosa, A.S.M., Schön, B., Bertolotto, M., Laefer, D.
Evaluating the Benefits of Octree-based Indexing for LiDAR Data
Photogrammetric Eng. & Remote Sensing, American Soc. for Photogrammetry, 78 (9) 927-934

Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D., Hinks, T., Carr, H.
Combining an Angle Criterion with Voxelization in Reconstructing Building Models from LiDAR Data
Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 28(2), 112-129

 Rezaiguia, A., Fisli, Y., Ellagoune, S., Laefer,D., and Ouelaa, N.
Extension of Semi-analytical Approach to Determine Natural Frequencies and Mode Shapes of Multi-span Orthotropic Bridge Deck
Structural Eng. & Mechanics, Techno Press, 43(1)71-87

 Djebala, A., Ouelaa, N., Benchaabane, C., Laefer, D.
Application of the Wavelet Multi-resolution Analysis and Hilbert Transform for the Prediction of Gear Tooth Defects
Meccanica, 47(7), 1601-1612

Truong-Hong, L. Laefer, D., Hinks, T., Carr H. 
Flying Voxel Method with Delaunay Triangulation Criterion For Façade/Feature Detection For Computation
J. Comp. in Civil Eng., ASCE, 26(6), 691-707

Laefer, D., Murphy, D.
Characteristic Damage Concentration:  a New Damage Index for Historic Interiors
Eighth Int’l Conf. on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions, Oct. 15-17, Wroclaw, Poland, 297-301

Clarke, J., Laefer, D.
Generation of a Building Typology for Urban Tunnelling Risk Assessment
Joint Symp. Proc. Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland, Sept. 6-7, Dublin, Ireland, 487-492.

Erkal, A., Tezcan, S., Laefer, D.
Assessment and Code Considerations for the Combined Effect of Seismic Base-isolation and Viscoelastic Dampers”,
ISRN Civil Engineering, 2011, 10p.

 Laefer, D., Hinks, T., Carr, H., Truong-Hong, L.
New Advances in Automated Urban Model Population through Aerial Laser Scanning
Eng. Patent J., Bentham 5(3)196-208

Laefer, D., Truong-Hong. L, Cording, E., Long, J., Erkal, A.
Manufacturing, Assembly, and Testing of Scaled, Historic Masonry for One-gravity, Pseudo-static, Soil-structure Experiments
Special Edition  “Masonry Research and Practice”, Construction & Bldg Materials, 25(12), 4362-4373

Laefer, D., Truong-Hong, L., Fitzgerald, M. 
Processing of Terrestrial Laser Scanning Point Cloud Data for Computational Modelling of Building Facades
Recent Patents in Computer Science, Bentham 4(1)16-29. 

Laefer, D., Akter, S., McHale, C. 
America’s Research-Active, Geotechnical Faculty Members—An Investigation of National Science Foundation Funding Trends
Geo-Frontiers:  Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Mar. 13-16, Dallas, TX. 2887-2896

Laefer, D.
Undergraduate Research Models in Geotechnics:  New Opportunities to Increase Retention in STEM Degrees and Beyond
Geo-Frontiers 2011: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE Mar. 13-16, Dallas TX, 2897-906

Laefer, D. 
Quantitative Support for a Qualitative Foundation Reuse Assessment Tool 
Geo-Frontiers 2011: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE Mar. 13-16, Dallas TX, 113-121

Laefer, D., Gannon, J., Deely, E. 
Reliability of Crack Detection for Pre-construction Condition Assessments
J. Infrastructure Systems, ASCE, 16(2), 129-137

Laefer, D., Cooper, N., Minh, P., Midgette, J., Wortman, J., Ceribasi, S.
Behavioral Aspects of an Expansive Fracture Agent during Cracking of Unreinforced Concrete
Magazine of Concrete Research, 62(6), 443-452

Guenfoud, S., Bosakov, S., Laefer, D.
A Ritz’s Method Based Solution for the Contact Problem of a Deformable Rectangular Plate on an Elastic Quarter-Space
Int’l J. Solids & Structures, 47(14-15), 1822-1829

Laefer, D., Erkal, A., Cording, E., Long, J., Truong Hong, L.
Strength-scaled Building Materials for Scaled Soil-structure Experiments Theoretical Considerations
J. Testing & Evaluation, ASTM, 38(4), 449-457

Moffatt, S., Laefer, D.
An Open Source Vision for HAZUS
J. Comp. in Civil Engineering, 24(1), 1-2

Schoen, B., Laefer, D., Morrish, S. Bertolotto, M. 
Three-dimensional Spatial Information Systems: State of the Art Review
Recent Patents in Comp. Sci., Bentham, 2(1)21-31

Laefer, D., Hinks, T., Carr, H. 
New Possibilities for Damage Prediction for Tunnel Subsidence Using Aerial LiDAR Data
Geotechnical Challenges in Megacities, ISSMGE, June 7-10, Moscow, Russia, Vol. 2, 622-629

Cording, E., Long, J., Son, M., Laefer, D., Ghahreman, B.
Assessment of Excavation-Induced Building Damage
Proc. of the 2010 Earth Retention Conference, GSP 208, ASCE, Aug. 1-4, 2010, Bellevue, WA, 101-20

Erkal, A., Laefer, D., Fanning, P., Durukal, E., Hancilar, U., Kaya, Y.
Examination and assessment of rail generated vibrations on Little Hagia Sophia Mosque

Erkal, A., Laefer, D., Fanning, P., Durukal E., Hancilar U., Kaya, Y. 
Assessment of Factors Affecting Traffic-Induced Vibrations on Buildings
Joint Symp. Proc. Bridge & Concrete Research in Ireland, Cork, Ireland, Sept. 2-3, 2010, 289-296

Joy, J., Flahavan, T., Laefer, D. 
Soil Nailing in Glacial Till: A Design Guide Evaluation Based on Irish and American Field Sites
Proc. of the 2010 Earth Retention Conference, Aug. 1-4, 2010, Bellevue, WA; ASCE, GSP 208, 252-61

Laefer, D., McHale, C. 
America’s Research-active, Geotechnical Faculty Members – a Snapshot of the Community
Geo-Florida 2010:  Advances in Analysis, Modeling, and Design, Feb. 20-24, West Palm Beach, FL, ASCE, GSP 199, 3237-46

Murphy, L., Gaynor, S., Laefer, D. 
Predicted Tunnel-induced Settlement and Damage to Findlaters Church with Respect to Freefield and Constructed Side Considerations
Geo-Florida 2010:  Advances in Analysis, Modeling, and Design, Feb. 20-24, West Palm Beach, FL

Erkal, A., Laefer, D., Fanning, P, Durukal E., Hancilar U., Kaya, Y.
Investigation of the Rail-induced Vibrations on a Masonry Historical Building
SAHC-2010 Conf., Oct. 6-8, Shanghai, China. Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Pubs, Vol. 133-134, 569-74

Morrish, S., Laefer, D.
Web-enablement of Architectural Inventories
Int’l J. Archit’l Heritage Conservation, Analysis, and Restoration, 4(1), 16-37

Laefer, D., Fitzgerald, M., Maloney, E., Coyne, D., Lennon, D., Morrish, S. 
LiDAR Lateral Image Degradation and Its Implications for Condition Assessment and Structural Health Monitoring
Structural Eng. Int’l, IABSE, 19(2), 184-189

Laefer, D.
Gender Disparity in Engineering as a Function of Physics Enrollment and Its Implications for Civil Engineering
J. Prof. Issues in Eng. Education & Practice, ASCE,  135(3), 95-101

Laefer, D., Ceribasi, S., Long, J., Cording, E.
Predicting Reinforced Concrete Frame Response to Excavation Induced Settlement
J. Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Eng., ASCE,  135(11), 1605-1619

Hinks, T., Carr, H., Laefer, D.
Flight Optimization Algorithms for Aerial LiDAR Capture for Urban Infrastructure Model Generation
Special Issue, Graphical 3D Visualization in Arch., Eng. & Construction, J. Comp. Civ. Eng., 23(6), 330-339

Guenfoud, S., Bosakov, S., Laefer, D.
Dynamic Analysis of a Beam Resting on an Elastic Half-Space with Inertial Properties
Soil Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering, 29(8), 1198-1207

Rezaiguia, A., Laefer, D. 
Semi-analytical Determination of Natural Frequencies and Mode Shapes of a Multi-span Bridge Decks
J. Sound and Vibration, 43(1), 71-87

Laefer, D., O’Neill, D., O’Mahony, C. 
Impact of Clay On Early Jet Grouting Strength
DFI 34th Annual Conf. Proc. Oct. 20-23. Kansas City, KC, 307-16. (BEST PAPER AWARD)

Huynh, M., Laefer, D. 
Expansive Cements and Soundless Chemical Demolition Agents:  State of Technology Review
11th Conf. on Science and Technology, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam, Oct. 21-23, 1370-7

Schoen, B., Bertolotto, M., Laefer, D.
Storage, manipulation, and visualization of LiDAR data
3rd Int’l Wkshp, 3D-ARCH’2009: 3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures, Feb. 25-28, Trento, Italy, Int’l Archives of Photo, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. XXXVIII-5/W1, ISSN 1682-1777

Laefer, D., O’Neill, J., Williams, D.
Determining Minimum Data Input Levels for Reliable Three-dimensional Soil Profiling
Contemporary Topics in In-Situ Testing, Analysis, and Reliability of Foundations IFCEE'09, Mar.14-19, 2009, Orlando, FL

Laefer, D., Manke, J. 
Building Reuse Assessment for Sustainable Urban Reconstruction
J. Construction Eng. & Mgmt., ASCE, 134(3), 217-227

Son, M., Laefer, D., Cording, J. 
Numerical Model Tests of Building Response to Excavation-induced Ground Movements
Can. Geotech. J. 45(11):1611-21

Crowley, A., Laefer, D., Fanning, M. 
Sample Preparation and Testing Methods for the Evaluation of Microcrystalline Waxes for the Seismic Protection of Art Objects
Testing & Evaluation J., ASTM, 36(1)24-33

Crowley, A., Laefer, D. 
Understanding Microcrystalline Waxes for the Seismic Protection of Art Objects
J. Am. Inst. Conservation Historic & Artistic Works, AIC, 47(2)119-39.

Bian, Y., Hutchinson, T., Wilson, D., Laefer, D., Brandenberg, S. 
Experimental Investigation of Grouted Helical Piers for Use in Foundation Rehabilitation
J. Geotech. & Geoenvironmental Eng. ASCE, 134(9), 1280-1289

Morvan, Y., Hinks, T., Carr, H., Laefer, D., Morrish, S., O’Sullivan, C.
Post-facto Registration Tools for Urban Modelling
Eurographics 2008 Short Papers, Crete, Eurographics Assoc., 29-32. 215-18

Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D. 
Micro vs. Macro Models for Predicting Building Damage Underground Movements
CSM2008, Int’l Conf. on Computational Solid Mechanics, Nov. 27-30, 2008, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 241-50

Laefer, D., Green, J., Roberts, K. 
Blast-induced Liquefaction:  a Probable Field Case
Joint Symposium Proceedings of Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland 2008, Dec.4-5 Galway, Ireland, National Univ. of Ireland Galway, 427-33

Laefer, D. 
Performance Expectations of Early 20th Century Urban American Building Foundations
GeoCongress 2008: Geosustainability and Geohazard Mitigation, Mar. 9-12, New Orleans, LA, ASCE, GSP 178, 960-67

Laefer, D. Loughlin, B., Hickey, S., O’Farrell, S., O’Mahoney, G. 
Unexplained Blasting Vulnerabilities in a Historic Town
6th Int’l Conf. on Structural Analysis of Historic Constructions, SAHC, June 4-5, Bath U.K. 1207-13

Laefer, D., Conry, B., Murphy, D., Ceribasi, S.
A New Multi-parameter Condition Assessment Scale for Tunnel Risk Estimation
Development of Urban Areas and Geotechnical Eng., St. Petersburg, Russia. June 16-19, ISMGGE, Vol. 2, 571-6

Crowley, A., Laefer, D. 
Performance Expectations for Microcrystalline Waxes for the Seismic Protection of Art Objects
Advances in the Protection of Museum Collections from Earthquake Damage: Papers from a Symp. Held at the J. Paul Getty Museum, May 3-4, 2006. Ed. J. Podany J. Paul Getty Museum, LA, CA, 189-93

Cording, E., Son, M., Laefer, D., Long, J., Ghahreman, B. 
Examples of building response to excavation and tunneling
Movimientos de edificios inducidos por excavaciones: Criterios de dano y gestion del riesgo, Universidad y Empresa: Abriendo Caminos, Jornada Tecnica, Barcelona, Spain, Dec. 16, 69-94

Pradhan, A., Laefer, D., Rasdorf, W. 
Infrastructure Management System Framework Requirements for Disasters
J. Comp. Civil Eng., ASCE, 21(2)90-101

Bian, Y., Hutchinson, T., Wilson, D., Laefer, D. 
Experimental Investigation of Grouted Helical Piers for Use in Foundation Rehabilitation
4th Int’l Conf. Earthquake Engineering, June 25-28, Thessaloniki, Greece, paper 1471, 13 pp

Laefer, D., Gassman, S., Luke, B. 
Fostering Development of Women Faculty in Geotechnical Engineering
Geo-Denver 2007:  New Peaks in Geotechnics, Feb. 18-21, Denver, CO, Educational Activities in Geotech. ed. Griffiths, D., Eng. ASCE, GSP 166, 7 pp

Laefer, D., Manke, J., Tucker, J., Batten, Y. 
Challenges to Model-Scale Testing for Composite Deep Foundations and Existing Foundation Enhancement
Geo-Denver 2007:  New Peaks in Geotechnics, Contemporary Issues in Deep Fnds, ed. Camp, W., Castelli, R., Laefer, D., Paikowsky, S., Feb. 18-21, Denver, CO

Laefer, D., Pradhan, A. 
Evacuation Route Selection Based on Tree-Based Hazards Using LiDAR and GIS
J. Transportation Eng., ASCE, 132(4)312-20.

Laefer, D., Koss, A., Pradhan, A.
Need for Baseline Data Characteristics for GIS-based Disaster Management Systems
J. Urban Plan. & Dev., ASCE, 132(3), 115-119

Laefer, D., Evans, A., Frazier J. 
Forensic Investigation Methodology for Distressed Historic Structures
J, Assoc. Preserv. Tech., APT, 37(2-3)23-31

Laefer, D., Carr, H., Morrish, S., Kalkan, E. 
Opportunities and Impediments to the Use of 3D Laser Scanning for Adjacent Excavations
GeoCongress 2006:  Geotechnical Engineering in the Information Technology Age, ed.s DeGroot, D., DeJong, J., Frost, D., Baise, L. ASCE, GSP paper 40803-11158, 6 pp

Laefer, D., Manke, J. 
Small-scaled Testing of Rehabilitated Pile Groups
Int’l Conf. Re-use Fnds Urban Sites RuFUS. 17-18 Oct. BRE, Watford, UK. pp. 213-22

Bian, Y., Hutchinson, T., Wilson, D., Laefer, D. 
Grouted Helical Piers for Use in Foundation Rehabilitation: Centrifuge Testing
Int’l Conf. on Re-use of Foundations for Urban Sites. RuFUS. 17-18 Oct. BRE, Watford, UK. 161-72

Laefer, D. Pradhan, A., Koss, A. 
GIS-based Disaster Management Systems for Transport:  a Cogent Data Framework
TRB 85th Annual Mtg Paper #06-2076

Laefer, D., Menninger, N., Hernandez, W.
Grouting Patterns and Possibilities with Helical Piers
Underground Construction in Urban Environments: Specialty Sem. ASCE Met. Sec. Geotech Group ASCE May 11-12, NYC, Sess. 5, 10 pp.   

Princehorn M., Laefer, D. 
Cost-effective Decision Making for Blast Mitigation
Metropolis and Beyond.  Proc. 2005 Struct. Cong. and 2005 Forensic Engineering Symp., NY, NY, 20-21, Apr. Paper 40753-4884 12 pp.

Laefer, D.
Emergence, Development, and Prevalence of Brick Nogging in American Vernacular Architecture
Proc. 4th Int’l Sem. SAHC:  Possibilities of Numerical and Experimental Techniques. Padova, Italy, Nov. 10-12

Laefer, D., Kim, W. 
Prediction of Tunneling Induced Ground Movement
J. Trans. Res. Rec., TRB, Nat’l Res. Council, No. 1892, 208-220. 

Kalkan, E., Laefer, D. 
Seismic Based Strengthening of Steel and Reinforced Concrete Telecommunication Poles Based on FEM analysis
Eng. Struc. J., Elsevier, 26(14)2101-11

Laefer, D., Boggs, J., Cooper, N. 
Engineering Properties of Historic Brick – Variability Considerations as a Function of Kiln Type
J. Am. Inst. Cons. Historic & Artistic Works, AIC Fall/Winter 43(3)255-72

Laefer, D. 
Heading into Termination:  Laying Down the Paper Trail
Women in Natural Resources, 14(3)4-11

Laefer, D., Frazier, J., & Evans, A.
Dewatering Induced Settlement of a Historic Landmark
Proc. Int’l Geotech. Conf. Dedicated Tercentenary of Saint Petersburg, Russia, Sept. 17-18.  Reconstruction of Historical Cities and Geotechnical Engineering

Laefer, D., Elliott, A., & Weller, L. 
The Temporary Use of Drilled Shafts in the Renovation of Carnegie Hall
Deep Fndns 2002:  Int’l Perspective on Theory, Design, Constr., & Perf., ed.s O’Neill, M. & Townsend, F., ASCE, GSP 116, Vol. 1, 320-34

Cording, E. , Long, J., Son, M., & Laefer, D.
Modeling and Analysis of Excavation-Induced Building Distortion and Damage Using a Strain-based Damage Criterion
Proceedings of the Conference on Response of Buildings to Tunnelling - Case Studies from Construction of the Jubilee Line Extension, CIRIA, London. Ed.  Burland, Standing & Jardine, 6 pp

Laefer, D. 
Geotechnical Protection Techniques for At-risk and In-distress Structures
American Soc. Testing Materials, ASTM publication 1355, 211-15

Laefer, D., Baronio, G., Binda, L., & Anzani, A. 
Measurement of Grout Injection Efficacy for Stone Masonry Walls
Proc. 7th North American Masonry Conf. ed. Bailly, M., Sporleader, D., South Bend, IN., June 2-5. Vol. I, 484-96 

Kim, D., Drabkin, S., Rokhvarger, A. & Laefer, D.
Prediction of Low Level Vibration Induced Settlement
Vertical and Horizontal Deformations of Foundations and Embankments, ASCE, GSP 40, 806-17

Laefer, D. 
Quality Control Procedures for Jet Grouting
Recent Advances in Deep Foundations, Ohio River Valley Soils Seminar XXV, Lexington, KY, Oct. 21, paper 5, 45 pp