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'Fundamental Mode Shapes of the Charles Institute Building'. Image by Mr Austin Devin.

'Fundamental Mode Shapes of the Charles Institute Building'. Image by Mr Austin Devin.

UCD School of Civil Engineering

UCD School of Civil Engineering- Research Publications 2014/15

Below is the list of research publications for the UCD School of Civil Engineering in the academic year 2014/15




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Books

Professor Eugene O'Brien
OBrien, E.J., Keogh, D.L., O'Connor, A.J. (2015) Bridge Deck Analysis, 2nd Edition. Boca Raton, London, New York: CRC Press.  


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Book Chapters

Professor Michael Bruen
Rymszewicz, A., Mockler, E. O'Sullivan, J. Bruen, M. Turner, J. Conroy, E. Kelly-Quinn, M. Harrington, J. and Lawler, D. (2014) 'Assessing the applicability of the RUSLE equation in Irish catchments' In: Y. Jun Xu, M. A. Allison, S. J. Bentley, V. Golosor, A. J. Horowitz and M. Stone (eds). Sediment dynamics from the summit to the sea. Wallingford, UK: IAHS. , pp.99-105  
Dr Arturo Gonzalez
Gonzalez, A., Covian, E., Casero, M. and Celemin, M. (2015) 'Chapter 16: Evaluation of the true behavior of the end supports in the Carbajal de La Legua old bridge' In: Caner, Alp, Gülkan, Polat, Mahmoud, Khaled (eds). Developments in International Bridge Engineering. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. , pp.187-197 Available Online  


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Books Edited

Professor Debra Fern Laefer
Iskander, M., Suleiman, M., Anderson, B., and Laefer, D (Ed.). (2015) Foundations 2015: Proc. Int'l Foundations Congress & Equipment, EXPO 2015, GSP 256. Virginia: ASCE.  


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Peer Reviewed Journals

Dr Aoife Ahern
Davison, L. and Ahern, A. and Hine, J. (2015) 'Travel, transport and energy implications of university-related student travel: A case study approach'. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 38 :27-40. Available Online  
Ahern, A. and Hine, J. (2015) 'Accessibility of Health Services for Aged People in Rural Ireland'. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 9 (5):389-395. Available Online  
Dr Zeinab Almoniem Bedri
Bedri, Z; Corkery, A; O'Sullivan, J; Alvarez, MX; Erichsen, A; Deering, LA; Demeter, K; O'Hare, GMP; Meijer, WG; Masterson, B (2014) 'An integrated catchment-coastal model for real-time water quality forecasts'. Environmental Modelling and Software, 61 :458-476.  
Professor Michael Bruen
Rymszewicz, A., Mockler, E., O'Sullivan, J., Bruen, M., Turner, J., Conroy, E., Kelly-Quinn, M., Harrington, J, Lawler, D. (2015) 'Assessing the applicability of the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE) to Irish Catchments'. Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (PIAHS), 367 :99-105. Available Online  
Clarke, J. and Kelly-Quinn, M. and Blacklocke, S. and Bruen, M. (2015) 'The effect of forest windrowing on physico-chemical water quality in Ireland'. Science of the Total Environment, 514 :155-169. Available Online  
Neil McIntyre, Caroline Ballard, Michael Bruen, Nataliya Bulygina, Wouter Buytaert, Ian Cluckie, Sarah Dunn, Uwe Ehret, John Ewen, Alexander Gelfan, Tim Hess, Denis Hughes, Bethanna Jackson, Thomas Kjeldsen, Ralf Merz, Jong-Sook Park, Enda O'Connell, Greg O'Donnell, Ludovic Oudin, Ezio Todini, Thorsten Wagener, Howard Wheater, (2014) 'Modelling the hydrological impacts of rural land use change'. Nordic Hydrology, 45 (6):737-754.  
O'Neill, E. with Kelly-Quinn, M., Blacklocke, S., Bruen, M., Earle, R., O'Sullivan, J. and Purcell, P. (2014) 'Dublin Ireland - a city addressing challenging water supply, management and governance issues'. Ecology and Society, 19 (4). Available Online  
Dr Paul Fanning
Devin, A; Fanning, PJ; Pavic, A (2015) 'Nonstructural Partitions and Floor Vibration Serviceability'. Journal of Architectural Engineering .  
Devin, A., Fanning, P.J. and Pavic, A. (2015) 'Modelling effect of non-structural partitions on floor modal properties'. Engineering Structures, 91 :58-69.  
Dr Michael Fenton
Fenton, M.; McNally, C.; Byrne, J.; Hemberg, E.; McDermott, J.; O'Neill, M. (2015) 'Automatic innovative truss design using grammatical evolution'. Automation in Construction, 39 (1):59-69. Available Online  
Dr Kenneth Gavin
Luke Prendergast, David Hester and Kenneth Gavin (2015) 'Development of a Vehicle-Bridge-Soil Dynamic Interaction model for scour damage modelling'. Shock and Vibration .  
Paul Doherty, David Igoe, Gerry Murphy, Kenneth Gavin, James Preston, Rory O¿Rourke, B.W. Byrne, R. McAdam, H.J. Burd, G.T. Houlsby, C.M. Martin, L. Zdravkovi?, D.M.G.Taborda, D.M. Potts, R.J. Jardine, M. Sideri, F.C. Schroeder, A. Muir Wood, D. Kallehave and J. Skov Gretlund (2015) 'Field Validation of Fibre Bragg Grating sensors for measuring strain on driven steel piles'. Geotechnique Letters, 5 (July):74-79. Available Online  
Prendergast, L.J., Gavin, K., Doherty, P. (2015) 'An investigation into the effect of scour on the natural frequency of an Offshore Wind Turbine'. Ocean Engineering, 101 :1-11.  
Reale, C. and Xue, J. and Pan, Z. and Gavin, K. (2015) 'Deterministic and probabilistic multi-modal analysis of slope stability'. Computers and Geotechnics, 66 :172-179. Available Online  
Dr Arturo Gonzalez
Hester, D., Gonzalez, A. (2015) 'A Discussion on the Merits and Limitations of Using Drive-by Monitoring to Detect Localised Damage in a Bridge'. Engineering Structures .  
Cantero, D. and Gonzalez, A. (2015) 'Bridge damage detection using Weigh-In-Motion technology'. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 20 (5). Available Online  
Hester, D. and Gonzalez, A. (2015) 'A bridge screening tool based on bridge and vehicle accelerations'. Structures and Infrastructure Engineering, 11 (5):619-637. Available Online  
Cantero, D., Karoumi, R. and Gonzalez, A. (2015) 'The virtual axle concept for detection of localised damage using bridge weigh-in-motion data'. Engineering Structures, 89 :26-36. Available Online  
McGetrick, P., Kim, C.-W., Gonzalez, A. and OBrien, E. (2015) 'Experimental validation of a drive-by stiffness identification method for bridge monitoring'. Structural Health Monitoring, 14 (4):317-331. Available Online  
Gonzalez, A. and Aied, H. (2015) 'Characterization of non-linear bearings using the Hilbert-Huang Transform'. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 7 (4):1-13. Available Online  
Aied, H. and Gonzalez, A. (2014) 'Theoretical Response of a Simply Supported Beam with a Strain Rate Dependant Modulus to a Moving Load'. Engineering Structures, 77 (15):95-108. Available Online  
Professor Debra Fern Laefer
Ghassemieh, M., Baei, M., Kari, A., Goudarzi, A., Laefer, D. (2015) 'Adopting flexibility of the end-plate connections in steel moment frames'. Steel and Composite Structures, 18 (5):1215-1237.  
Hajializadeh, D., Al-Sabah, A.S., OBrien, E.J., Laefer, D.F., Enright, B. (2015) 'Nonlinear Analysis of Isotropic Slab Bridges under Extreme Traffic Loading'. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering .  
Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D. (2015) 'Quantitative Evaluation Strategies for Urban 3D Model Generation from Remote Sensing Data'. Computers and Graphics, 49 :82-91.  
Hinks, Tommy and Carr, Hamish and Gharibi, Hamid and Laefer, Debra F. (2015) 'Visualisation of urban airborne laser scanning data with occlusion images'. ISPRS JOURNAL OF PHOTOGRAMMETRY AND REMOTE SENSING, 104 :77-87.  
Ghassemieh, M., Baei, M., Kari, A., Goudarzi, A., Laefer, D. (2015) 'Adopting flexibility of the end-plate connections in steel moment frames'. Steel and Composite Structures, 18 (5):1215-1237.  
Aljumaily, H. Laefer, D. Cuadra, L. (2015) 'A Big Data Approach for 3D Building Extraction from Aerial Laser Scanning'. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering .  
Al-Sabah, A., Laefer, D. (2015) 'Meshfree Sequentially Linear Analysis of Concrete'. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering .  
Vo, A.-V. and Truong-Hong, L. and Laefer, D.F. and Bertolotto, M. (2015) 'Octree-based region growing for point cloud segmentation'. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 104 :88-100. Available Online  
Hinks, T. and Carr, H. and Gharibi, H. and Laefer, D.F. (2015) 'Visualisation of urban airborne laser scanning data with occlusion images'. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 104 :77-87. Available Online  
Moradabadi, E. and Laefer, D.F. and Clarke, J.A. and Lourenço, P.B. (2015) 'A semi-random field finite element method to predict the maximum eccentric compressive load for masonry prisms'. Construction and Building Materials, 77 :489-500. Available Online  
Manmeet Singh, Debra Laefer (2015) 'Recent Trends and Remaining Limitations in Urban Microclimate Models'. The Open Urban Studies Journal, 1 (1).  
Al-Sabah, A., Laefer, D. (2015) 'Use of negative stiffness in damage analysis of concrete'. Computers and Structures .  
Laefer, D., Erkal, A. (2015) 'Selection, Production, and Testing of Scaled Reinforced Concrete Models and their Components'. Construction and Building Materials .  
Dr Michael Long
Long, M., Murphy, M., Roberts, T., O'Brien, J. and Clancy, N. (2015) 'Deep excavations in water bearing gravels in Cork'. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 48 (2):79-93.  
Mc Cabe, B.A., Shiel, B.B., Buggy, F.J., Long, M. and Farrell, E.R. (2014) 'Empirical correlations for the compression index of Irish soft soils'. Ice Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 167 (GE6):510-517.  
Boylan, N. and Long, M. (2014) 'Evaluation of peat strength for stability analyses'. Ice Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 167 (GE5):421-430.  
Dr Ciaran McNally
Gáspár, L, Stryk, J, Marchtrenker, S, De Bel, R, Thogersen, F, Sedran, T, Fifer-Bizjak, K, Hellman, F, Åhnberg, H, McNally, C, Arm, M & Bencze, Z (2015) 'Recycling reclaimed road material in hydraulically bound layers'. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Transport, 168 (3):276-287.  
Tabakovic, A, McNally, C & Fallon A (2015) 'In-Situ Cold Recycling for Roads Rehabilitation'. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Transport .  
Attari, A, McNally, C & Richardson, MG (2015) 'A probabilistic assessment of the influence of age factor on the service life of concretes with limestone cement / GGBS binders'. Construction and Building Materials .  
Attari, A, McNally, C & Richardson, MG (2015) 'A Combined SEM - Calorimetric Approach for Assessing Hydration and Porosity Development in GGBS Concrete'. Cement Concrete Comp .  
Mr Ehsan Moradabadi
Ehsan Moradabadi, Debra F. Laefer, Julie A. Clarke, Paulo Laurenco (2015) 'A semi-random field finite element method to predict the maximum eccentric compressive load for masonry prisms'. Construction and Building Materials, 77 :489-500. Available Online  
Professor Eugene O'Brien
Hajializadeh, D., Al-Sabah, A.S., OBrien, E.J., Laefer, D.F., Enright, B. (2015) 'Nonlinear Analysis of Isotropic Slab Bridges under Extreme Traffic Loading'. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering .  
OBrien, E.J., Lipari, A., Caprani, C.C. (2015) 'Micro-simulation of single-lane traffic to identify critical loading cnoditions for long-span bridges'. Engineering Structures, 94 :137-148.  
Lydon, M., Taylor, S.E., Robinson, D., Mufti, A., OBrien, E.J. (2015) 'Recent Developments in Bridge Weigh in Motion (B-WIM)'. Structural Health Monitoring .  
OBrien, E.J., Schmidt, F., Hajializadeh, D., Zhou, X.-Y., Enright, B., Caprani, C.C.,Wilson, S., Sheils, E. (2015) 'A review of probabilistic methods of assessment of load effects in bridges'. Structural Safety, 53 :44-56.  
Malekjafarian, A., McGetrick, P.J. & OBrien, E.J. (2015) 'A Review of Indirect Bridge Monitoring Using Passing Vehicles'. Shock and Vibration .  
McGetrick, P.J., Kim, C.W., González, A., OBrien, E.J. (2015) 'Experimental validation of a drive-by stiffness identification method for bridge monitoring'. Structural Health Monitoring, 14 (4):317-331.  
Malekjafarian, A., OBrien, E.J. (2014) 'Identification of bridge mode shapes using Short Time Frequency Domain Decomposition of the responses measured in a passing vehicle'. Engineering Structures, 81 :386-397.  
Lydon, M., Taylor, S.E., Robinson, D., Callender, P., Doherty, C., Grattan, K.T., OBrien, E.J. (2014) 'Development of a Bridge Weigh-in-Motion Sensor: Performance Comparison Using Fiber Optic and Electrical Resistance Strain Sensor Systems'. IEEE Sensors Journal, 14 (12):4284-4296.  
OBrien, E.J., Keenahan, J. (2014) 'Drive-by damage detection in bridges using the apparent profile'. Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 22 (5):813-825.  
OBrien, E.J., Bordallo-Ruiz, A., Enright, B. (2014) 'Lifetime maximum load effects on short-span bridges subject to growing traffic volumes'. Structural Safety, 50 :113-122.  
Dr John O'Sullivan
Rymszewicz, A., Mockler, E., O'Sullivan, J., Bruen, M., Turner, J., Conroy, E., Kelly-Quinn, M., Harrington, J, Lawler, D. (2015) 'Assessing the applicability of the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE) to Irish Catchments'. Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (PIAHS), 367 :99-105. Available Online  
Willuweit, L., O'Sullivan, J.J., Shahumyan, H. (2015) 'Simulating the Effects of Climate Change and Economic and Urban Planning Scenarios on Urban Runoff Patterns of a Metropolitan Region'. Urban Water .  
Al Saji, M., O'Sullivan, J.J., O'Connor, A. (2015) 'Design Impact and Significance of Non-Stationarity of Variance in Extreme Rainfall'. Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (PIAHS), 371 :117-123.  
Bedri, Z; O'Sullivan, JJ; Deering, LA; Demeter, K; Masterson, B; Meijer, WG; & O'Hare, G.M.P (2015) 'Assessing the water quality response to an alternative sewage disposal strategy at bathing sites on the east coast of Ireland'. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 91 (1):330-346. Available Online  
Bedri, Z; Corkery, A; O'Sullivan, JJ; Alvarez, MX; Erichsen, AChr, Deering, LA; Demeter, K; O'Hare GMP; Meijer WG; Masterson, B (2014) 'An integrated catchment-coastal modelling system for real-time water quality forecasts'. Environmental Modelling and Software, 61 :458-476.  
Kelly-Quinn, M., S. Blacklocke, M. Bruen, R. Earle, E. O'Neill, J. O'Sullivan and P. Purcell (2014) 'Dublin Ireland: a city addressing challenging water supply, management, and governance issues'. Ecology and Society, 19 (4). Available Online  
Dr Arthur Parkinson
Parkinson, A., Scott, M., and Redmond, D. (2015) 'Revalorising colonial era architecture and townscape legacies: memory, identity and place-making in Irish towns'. Journal of Urban Design .  
Parkinson, A., Scott, M., and Redmond, D. (2015) 'Defining 'official' built heritage discourses within the Irish planning framework: insights from conservation planning as social practice'. European Planning Studies .  
Parkinson, A., Scott, M., and Redmond, D. (2015) 'Negotiating post-colonial legacies: shifting conservation narratives and residual colonial built heritage in Ireland'. Town Planning Review, 86 (2):203-228.  
Dr Luke Prendergast
Prendergast, L.J., Gavin, K., Doherty, P. (2015) 'An investigation into the effect of scour on the natural frequency of an Offshore Wind Turbine'. Ocean Engineering, 101 :1-11.  
Dr Patrick J Purcell
Kelly-Quinn, M., Blacklocke, S, Bruen, M., Earle, R, O'Neill, E., O'Sullivan, J., Purcell, P., (2014) 'Dublin Ireland: a city addressing a challenging water supply, management & governance issues, Journal of Ecology and Society'. Ecology and Society, 19 (4).  
Dr Giovanni Spagnoli
Doherty, P; Spagnoli, G; Doherty, M (2015) 'Laboratory investigations to assess the feasibility of employing a novel mixed-in-place offshore pile in calcareous deposits'. Ships and Offshore Structures . Available Online  
Bellato, D.; Spagnoli, G., Wiedenmann, U. (2015) 'Engineering and environmental aspects of offshore soil mixing'. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Geotechnical Engineering, 168 (3):267-278.  
Dr Richard Waldron
Waldron, R. and Redmond, D. (2015) '(For)Bearing the Costs of Reckless Lending: Examining the Response to the Irish Mortgage Arrears Crisis'. International Journal of Housing Policy .  
Dr Yaqian Zhao
Doherty L; Zhao YQ. (2015) 'Operating a two-stage microbial fuel cell-constructed wetland for more efficient wastewater treatment and electricity generation'. WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 72 (3):421-428.  
Zhao JH; Chen W; Zhao YQ; Liu CY; Liu RB. (2015) 'UV/TiO2 photocatalytic disinfection of carbon-bacteria complexes in activated carbon-filtered water: Lab- and pilot-scale investigation'. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND HEALTH PART A-TOXIC/HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES & ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, 50 (12):1274-1281.  
Ge Y; Wang XC; Zheng YC; Dzakpasu M; Zhao YQ; Xiong JQ. (2015) 'Functions of slags and gravels as substrates in large-scale demonstration constructed wetland systems for polluted river water treatment'. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22 (17):12982-12991.  
Zheng YC; Wang XC; Ge Y; Dzakpasu M; Zhao YQ; Xiong JQ. (2015) 'Effects of annual harvesting on plants growth and nutrients removal in surface-flow constructed wetlands in northwestern China'. Ecological Engineering, 83 :268-275.  
Zhao XH; Zhao YQ; Wang WK; Yang YZ; Babatunde AO; Hu YS; Kumar JLG. (2015) 'Key issues to consider when using alum sludge as substrate in constructed wetland'. WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 71 (12):1775-1782.  
Liu RB; Zhao YQ; Doherty L; Hu YS; Hao XD. (2015) 'A review of incorporation of constructed wetland with other treatment processes'. Chemical Engineering Journal, 279 :220-230.  
Zhang ZY; Wang WK; Chen L; Zhao YQ; An KD; Zhang L; Liu HZ. (2015) 'Finite analytic method for solving unsaturated flow equation'. Vadose Zone Journal, 14 (1).  
Dzakpasu M; Wang XC; Zheng YC; Ge Y; Xiong JQ; Zhao YQ. (2015) 'Characteristics of nitrogen and phosphorus removal by a surface-flow constructed wetland for polluted river water treatment'. WATER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 71 (6):904-911.  
Doherty L; Zhao XH; Zhao YQ; Wang WK. (2015) 'The effects of electrode spacing and flow direction on the performance of microbial fuel cell-constructed wetland'. Ecological Engineering, 79 :8-14.  
Doherty L; Zhao YQ; Zhao XH; Wang WK. (2015) 'Nutrient and Organics Removal from Swine Slurry with Simultaneous Electricity Generation in an Alum Sludge-Based Constructed Wetland incorporating Microbial Fuel Cell Technology'. Chemical Engineering Journal, 266 :74-81.  
Kumar JLG; Zhao YQ; Hu YS; Babatunde AO; Zhao XH. (2015) 'Nitrogen dynamics model for a pilot field-scale novel dewatered alum sludge cake-based constructed wetland system'. Environmental Technology, 36 (6):732-741.  
Zhao XH; Zhao YQ; Wang JX; Meng XX; Zhang BL; Zhang RX; Wang T; Huang NJ; Wang SP; Wang WK. (2015) 'Design of a novel constructed treatment wetland system with consideration of ambient landscape¿, International Journal of Environmental Studies'. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 72 (1):146-153.  
Wang Changhui; Pei Yuansheng; Zhao Yaqian. (2015) 'Comparison of metal lability in air-dried and fresh dewatered drinking water treatment residuals'. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part a-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering, 50 (2):135-143.  
Ge Y; Wang XC; Zheng YC; Dzakpasu M; Xiong JQ; Zhao YQ. (2014) 'Comparison of slags and gravels as substrates in horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands for polluted river water treatment'. Journal of Water Sustainability, 4 (4):247-258.  


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Other Journals

Dr Arturo Gonzalez
Gonzalez, A. (2015) 'TRUSS, A Marie Sk?odowska-Curie Innovative Training Network in the field of Structural Safety' EngineersJournal.ie, July 14 .Available Online  
Mohammed, O., Gonzalez, A. (2015) 'Footprint caused by a vehicle configuration on the dynamic amplification of the bridge response' Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 628 (1).Available Online  
Dr Patrick J Purcell
E. Ashour, M. Tony, P. Purcell (2014) 'Use of agriculture-based waste for basic dye sorption from aqueous solution: Kinetics and isotherm studies' American Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2 (6):92-98.  
Dr Mark G Richardson
McKenna, Ted; Richardson, Mark; O'Rourke, Brian (2014) 'Heat Transfer Characteristics of GGBS Concrete in Fire' Journal of Sustainable Architecture and Civil Engineering, 8 (8):45-58.Available Online  
Dr Giovanni Spagnoli
Abid, K.; Spagnoli, G., Teodoriu, C.; Falcone, G. (2015) 'Review of pressure coring systems for offshore gas hydrates research' Underwater Technology, 33 (1):19-30.Available Online  


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Conference Publications

Dr Aoife Ahern
Sarah Rock, Aoife Ahern (2015) Car reliance and usustainable commuting: the case of Dublin, Ireland ITRN,  
Aoife Ahern,Amaya Vega, Brian Caulfield (2015) Deprivation and access to work ITRN,  
Aoife Ahern, Julian Hine (2015) Travel for older people in Ireland - a review ITRN,  
John Humprheys, Aoife Ahern (2015) Is Travel Based Residential Self-Selection a Significant Influence in Modal Choice and Household Location Decisions International Association for Travel Behaviour Research,  
Dr Michael Fenton
Fenton, M.; Lynch, D.; Kucera, S.; Claussen, H.; O'Neill, M. (2015) Load Balancing in Heterogeneous Networks using an Evolutionary Algorithm 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC), Sendai, Japan, 70 - 76 Available Online  
Dr Kenneth Gavin
S. Fallah, K. Gavin & E. Moradabadi (2015) Estimation of spudcan penetration using a probabilistic Eulerian finite element analysis International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics,  
Gavin, K., Jardine, R.J., Karlsrud, K. and Lehane, B.M. (2015) The Effects of Pile Ageing on the Shaft Capacity of Offshore Piles in Sand International Symposium Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, Oslo, 25  
B.W. Byrne, R. McAdam, H.J. Burd, G.T. Houlsby, C.M. Martin, L. Zdravkovic, D.M.G. Taborda, D.M. Potts, R.J. Jardine, M. Sideri, F.C. Schroeder, K. Gavin, P. Doherty, D. Igoe, A. MuirWood, D. Kallehave & J.S. Gretlund (2015) New design methods for large diameter piles under lateral loading for offshore wind applications International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics,  
Spagnoli, G.;Gavin, K., Brangan, C.; Bauer, S. (2015) In situ and laboratory tests in dense sand investigating the helix-to-shaft ratio of helical piles as a novel offshore foundation system . In: Vaughan Meyer eds. International Symposium Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, 643 - 648 Available Online  
Dr Arturo Gonzalez
Mohammed, O. and Gonzalez, A. (2015) Footprint caused by a vehicle configuration on the dynamic amplification of the bridge response . In: Institute of Physics (Applied Mechanics Group) eds. 11th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures (DAMAS 2015), Ghent (Belgium), paper ID - DCE49 Available Online  
Gonzalez, A. and Covian, E. (2015) Enhancing Performance through a Competitive Team Tournament . In: Zagreb School of Economics and Management (ZSEM), with support from iNEER eds. 19th International Conference in Engineering Education (ICEE 2015), Zagreb, Zadar (Croatia), 628 - 636 Available Online  
Gonzalez, A., Covian, E. and Casero, M. (2015) Impact of Superimposed and Truck Live Load on Modal Characteristics of Short-Span Bridges . In: López Aenlle, M.; Pelayo, F.; Cara Cañas, F.J.; García Prieto, M.; Hermanns, L.; Lamela Rey, M.J.; Fraile de Lerma, A.; Fernández Canteli, A eds. 6th International Operational Modal Analysis Conference (IOMAC2015), Gijon, Spain, 119 - 128 Available Online  
Casero, M., Gonzalez, A., Covián, E. (2014) Finite Element Updating using Cross-Entropy Combined with Random-Field Theory . In: Prof. B.H.V. Topping and Prof. P. Ivanyi, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, Scotland eds. The Twelfth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST 2014), Naples, Italy, paper ID - 119 Available Online  
Professor Debra Fern Laefer
Cao, H-V., Chu, K-X., Le-Khac, N-A., Kechadi, M-T., Laefer, D., Truong-Hong, L. (2015) Toward a new approach for massive LiDAR data processing Second IEEE International Conference on Spatial Data Mining and Geographical Knowledge Services (ICSDM2015), Fuzhou, China,  
Moradabadi, E and Laefer, D. (2015) Steps Towards a Probabilistic Framework for Tunnelling Damage ITA WTC 2015 Congress and 41st General Assembly, Dubrovnik, Croatia, paper ID 12.12  
Truong-Hong, L., and Laefer, D. (2015) A Semi-Automatic Member Detection for Metal Bridges IABSE Nara 2015, 1 - 7  
Rezaiguia, A., Guenfoud, S., Laefer, D., Fisli, Y., Kaddeche, M., Ould-Lahoucine, C. (2014) Homogenization of a Composite, Multi-Girder Bridge Deck as an Equivalent Orthotropic Plate 3rd International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures, Oran, Algeria,  
Natanzi, A., Laefer, D. (2014) Usage Considerations for the Application of Soundless Chemical Demolition Agents near Historic Structures SAHC 2014, Mexico City, Mexico,  
Truong-Hong, L., Laefer, D (2014) Application of Terrestrial Laser Scanner in Bridge Inspection: Review and an Opportunity 37th IABSE Symposium, Madrid, Spain, 2713 - 2720  
Dr Michael Long
Carroll, R. and Long, M. (2015) Assessment of dissipation tests in silty soils with non-standard decay . In: Vaughan Meyer eds. 3rd International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics (ISFOG), Oslo, 1173 - 1178  
Dr Ciaran McNally
Nicholls, JC, Wayman, M, Mollenhauer, K, McNally, C, Tabakovic, A, Varveri, K, Cassidy, S, Shahmohammedi, R & Gilbert, K (2015) Effects of Using Reclaimed Asphalt and/or Lower Temperature Asphalt on Availability of Road Network 6th International Conference on Bituminous Mixtures and Pavements, Thessaloniki, Greece,  
Mr Ehsan Moradabadi
S. Fallah, K. Gavin & E. Moradabadi (2015) Estimation of spudcan penetration using a probabilistic Eulerian finite element analysis International Symposium on Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics,  
S. Fallah, K. Gavin, E. Moradabadi (2015) Estimation of spudcan penetration using a probabilistic Eulerian finite element analysis . In: Vaughan Meyer eds. International Symposium Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, 1281 - 1286 Available Online  
Moradabadi, Ehsan; Laefer, Debra; Clarke, Julie (2015) Steps toward a probabilistic framework for tunnelling damage . In: Darovin Kolic eds. SEE Tunnel:Promoting Tunneling in SEE Region, ITA WTC2015 Congress and 41st General Assembly, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Paper 12.12 Available Online  
Professor Eugene O'Brien
Favai, P., OBrien, E.J., Znidari?, A., Van Loo, H., Kolakowski, P., NiChoine, M., Corbally, R. (2015) A Combined Structural Health Monitoring and Weigh-in-Motion System for Railway Bridges . In: J.F. Silva Gomes, S.A. Meguid eds. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Mechanics and Materials in Design, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal,  
OBrien, E. J., Hajializadeh, D., Power, R.T. (2015) Quantifying the Impact of Critical Infrastructure Failure due to Extreme Weather Events . In: T. Haukaas eds. 12th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP12), Vancouver, Canada,  
OBrien, E.J., Malekjafarian, A. (2015) Identification of bridge mode shapes using a passing vehicle . In: A. De Stefano eds. 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Turin, Italy,  
Leahy, C., OBrien, E.J., Enright, B., Power, R.T. (2015) Estimating characteristic bridge traffic load effects using Bayesian statistics . In: T. Haukaas eds. 12th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering (ICASP12), Vancouver, Canada,  
Malekjafarian, A., OBrien, E.J. (2015) Application of Laser Measurement to the Drive-by Inspection of Bridges . In: M. Papadrakasis, V. Papadopoulos, V. Plevris eds. 5th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Crete, Greece,  
Bowe C., Quirke P., Cantero D., OBrien E.J. (2015) Drive-by structural health monitoring of railway bridges using train mounted accelerometers . In: M. Papadrakasis, V. Papadopoulos, V. Plevris eds. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Crete, Greece,  
OBrien, E.J., Bowe, C., Quirke, P. (2015) Determination of Vertical Alignment of Track using Accelerometer Readings IMechE Stephenson Conference for Railways,  
Dr Patrick J Purcell
Purcell, P. (2014) Innovations in the Civil Engineering Degree Programmes at University College Dublin, Ireland International Symposium on Engineering Education, University of Manchester,  
Dr Mark G Richardson
Coleman, Donogh; McNally, Ciaran; O'Rourke, Brian; Richardson, Mark (2014) Performance of GGBS Concretes in Acidic Wastewater Environments CERI2014, Belfast, 469 - 474  
McKenna, Ted; Richardson, Mark; O'Rourke, Brian (2014) Mechanical Resistance Characteristics of GGBS Concrete in Fire CERI 2014, Belfast, 367 - 372  
Dr Giovanni Spagnoli
Spagnoli, G.;Gavin, K., Brangan, C.; Bauer, S. (2015) In situ and laboratory tests in dense sand investigating the helix-to-shaft ratio of helical piles as a novel offshore foundation system . In: Vaughan Meyer eds. International Symposium Frontiers in Offshore Geotechnics, 643 - 648 Available Online  
Dr Richard Waldron
Waldron, R and Redmond, D (2015) Mortgage Stress and the Unrevealed Casualties of the Irish Mortgage Crisis European Network of Housing Researchers (Lisbon),  
Waldron, R and Redmond, D (2015) (For)Bearing the Costs of Reckless Lending: Examining the State¿s Response to the Irish Mortgage Arrears Crisis Association of American Geographers,  
Dr Yaqian Zhao
Wang TY; Zhao YQ; Xu L; Doherty L. (2015) Evaluation of wastewater treatment and electricity generation in a vertical flow-horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetland system incorporating microbial fuel cell technology In: Abstract book of 25th Irish Environmental Researchers¿ Colloquium (ENVIRON 2015), Sligo, Ireland, 172 - 172  
Shen YT; Zhao YQ; Doherty L. (2015) Practices of ecological landscape under the integrated constructed wetland concept In: Abstract book of 25th Irish Environmental Researchers¿ Colloquium (ENVIRON 2015), Sligo, Ireland, 173 - 173  
Doherty L; Zhao YQ. (2015) Implementing microbial fuel cells in constructed wetlands for enhanced wastewater treatment with simultaneous electricity generation In: Abstract book of 25th Irish Environmental Researchers¿ Colloquium (ENVIRON 2015), Sligo, Ireland, 46 - 46  
Zhao JH; Zhao YQ; Doherty L. (2015) Agricultural runoff pollution control by a grassed swale coupled wetland detention pond system: a case study in Taihu basin, China In: Abstract book of 25th Irish Environmental Researchers¿ Colloquium (ENVIRON 2015), Sligo, Ireland, 171 - 171  
Dzakpasu M; Wang XC; Zheng YC; Ge Y; Xiong JQ; Zhao YQ. (2014) Characteristics of nitrogen and phosphorus removal by surface-flow constructed wetland for polluted river water treatment In: e-Proc. 14th IWA International Conference of Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Shanghai, China, 357 - 365  
Doherty L; Zhao YQ. (2014) Wastewater treatment and electricity generation from constructed wetlands incorporating microbial fuel cell technology In: e-Proc. 14th IWA International Conference of Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Shanghai, China, 806 - 814  
Zhao YQ; Zhao XH; Wang WK; Wang SP; Hu Y; Babatunde AO; Kumar JLG. (2014) A Novel Constructed Wetland System Treating Animal Farm Wastewater: Principles for practice ¿, In: Abstract book of IWA Specialist Conference on Sustainable Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery, Kathmandu, Nepal,  
Zhao YQ; Zhao XH; Wang WK; Yang Y; Babatunde AO; Hu Y; Kumar JLG. (2014) Key issues to consider in using alum sludge as substrate in constructed wetland In: e-Proc. 14th IWA International Conference of Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, Shanghai, China, 939 - 948  


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Published Reports

Dr Amanda Gibney
O'Sullivan, S., Gibney, A., Guerin, S., Staunton, M. & Kalaitzake, M. (2015) Mapping Existing Research Output Focused on Higher Education Teaching and Learning in Ireland 1990-2015, Focused Research Report No. 5 2015. National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Ireland.  


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