Recent Advancements on Expansive Soils - Proceedings of the 2nd GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Egypt 2018 - The Official International Congress of the Soil-Structure Interaction Group in Egypt (SS

by: John S. McCartney, Laureano R. Hoyos

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Recent Advancements on Expansive Soils - Proceedings of the 2nd GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Egypt 2018 - The Official International Congress of the Soil-Structure Interaction Group in Egypt (SS


 

This volume includes a collection of technical papers on an important topic in geotechnical engineering; the behavior and treatment of expansive soils. The research studies include investigations into novel stabilization techniques for expansive soils using different admixtures or mechanical consolidation techniques, as well as new experimental approaches to evaluate the behavior of expansive soils. They also include an evaluation of wetting boundary conditions on the volume change of expansive soils, as well as the role of hydrologic boundary conditions in arid climates. The volume is based on the best contributions to the 2nd GeoMEast International Congress and Exhibition on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Egypt 2018 - The official international congress of the Soil-Structure Interaction Group in Egypt (SSIGE).

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH FOR JOHN S. MCCARTNEY, Ph.D., P.E.
a. PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION
University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, Civil Engineering, B.S. (high distinction), 2002
University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, Civil Engineering, M.S., 2002
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, Civil Engineering, Ph.D., 2007

b. APPOINTMENTS
11/14 - Present, Associate Professor, University of California San Diego (UCSD)
07/13 - 08/14, Lyall Faculty Fellow, University of Colorado Boulder (CU)
05/13 - 10/14, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Boulder (CU)
08/08 - 05/13, Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Boulder (CU)
08/08 - 07/12, Barry Faculty Fellow, University of Colorado Boulder (CU)
08/07 - 08/08, Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville (UA)

c. PUBLICATIONS
i. Five Most Related Publications
Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). 'Thermal volume change of poorly draining soils I: Critical assessment of volume change mechanisms.' Computers and Geotechnics. 80(December), 26-40. 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.06.009. 
Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). 'Thermal volume change of poorly draining soils II: Constitutive modelling.' Computers and Geotechnics. 80(December), 16-25. 10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.06.010.
Alsherif, N. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). 'Yielding of silt at high temperature and suction magnitudes.' Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. 34(2), 501-514. 
Coccia, C.J.R. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). 'High-pressure thermal triaxial cell for evaluation of the impact of temperature on soil volume change mechanisms.' ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. 39(2), 217-234. 10.1520/GTJ20150114.
Alsherif, N.A. and McCartney, J.S. (2015). 'Nonisothermal behavior of compacted silt at low degrees of saturation.' Géotechnique. 65(9), 703-716. 

ii. Five other Significant Publications
Mun, W. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). 'Constitutive model for the drained compression of unsaturated clay to high stresses.' ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 04017014-11-11. 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001662. 
Mun, W. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). 'Constitutive model for the undrained compression of unsaturated clay.' ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 1-10. 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001635. 04016117.
Chen, D. and McCartney, J.S. (2016). 'Calibration parameters for load transfer analysis of energy piles in uniform soils.' ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics. 04016159-1-17. 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000873.
Goode, J.C., III and McCartney, J.S. (2015). 'Centrifuge modeling of boundary restraint effects in energy foundations.' Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 141(8), 04015034-1-04015034-13.
Khosravi, A. and McCartney, J.S. (2012). 'Impact of hydraulic hysteresis on the small-strain shear modulus of unsaturated soils.' Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering.  138(11), 1326-1333.  
 
d. SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES
•Selected Honors and Awards: 
oWalter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize (ASCE), 2016
oPractical Journal Paper Award from TC106 on Unsaturated Soils (ISSMGE), 2014
oArthur Casagrande Award (ASCE), 2013
oASTM President's Leadership Award (ASTM), 2013
oShamsher Prakash Found. Prize for Excellence in Teaching of Geotechnical Eng., 2012
oYoung Professor Paper Award (Deep Foundations Institute), 2012
oJ. James R. Croes Medal (ASCE), 2012
oNSF Faculty Early Development (CAREER) Award, 2011
oBest Paper of 2010 in Geosynthetics International, 2011
oRichard S. Ladd D18 Standards Development Award (ASTM), 2011
oInternational Geosynthetics Society (IGS) Young Member Award, 2008
oNSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2002-2005
•Service to Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE):
oVice-Chair, Unsaturated Soils Committee, 2013-present
oMember, Geoenvironmental Committee, 2014-present
oMember, Outreach and Engagement Committee, 2015-present
oChair of sessions on thermal behavior of soils and geostructures at GeoCongress 2012, GeoCongress 2014, IFCEE 2015, GeoChicago 2016, Geotechnical Frontiers 2017 
oJournal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Eng., Associate Editor of the Year 2012
•Service to International Geosynthetics Society (IGS): 
oPresident Elect, 2017-present, Treasurer, 2015-2017, IGS North America
oYoung Member Committee Co-Chair, GeoAmericas 2016, Miami, FL
oTechnical Program Co-Chair, Geosynthetics 2015, Portland OR.
•Service to ASTM International: 
oChair, ASTM D18.04 Subcom. on Hydrologic Properties and Hydraulic Barriers
oPrevious Chair, ASTM D18.09 Subcom. on Cyclic and Dynamic Properties of Soils
oTechnical lead for 8 standards on hydraulic, thermal and dynamic properties of soil
•Editorial Positions on International Journals:
oEditor (2015-Present) and Associate Editor (2010-Present), Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE.
oEditorial Board Member (2014-Present), Geosynthetics International, ICE.
oEditorial Board Member (2014-Present), Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier.
oEditorial Board Member (2014-Present), Soils and Foundations, Elsevier.
oEditorial Board Member (2011-Present), Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM.
oEditorial Panel (2016-present), Géotechnique Letters, ICE
oEditorial Board Member (2016-Present), Canadian Geotechnical Journal, NRC.
oAssociate Editor (2016-Present), Geotechnical and Geological Engineering
oGuest Editor (2014), DFI Journal: 'State of the Practice on Geothermal Foundations.' 
oGuest Editor (2014), Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering: 'Thermo-mechanical Response of Soils, Rocks, and Energy Geostructures.' 
oGuest Editor (2013), Acta Geotechnica: 'Thermo-Active Geotechnical Systems for Near-Surface Geothermal Energy.'
oGuest Editor (2010-2011), Geotechnical Testing Journal: 'Innovations in Characterizing the Mechanical and Hydrological Properties of Unsaturated Soils.'

LAUREANO R. HOYOS, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE : 
PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION:
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Louisiana State University, 1999
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999
Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998
M.Sc. Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996
M.Sc. Geotechnical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico-RUM, Mayaguez, PR, 1993
M.Sc. Highway Engineering, Universidad del Cauca, Popayán, Colombia, 1991
B.Sc. Civil Engineering, Universidad de la Costa, Barranquilla, Colombia, 1988
 
APPOINTMENTS:
·         Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, UTA, Texas, 2014 - Current
·         Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, UTA, Texas, 2005 - 2014
·         Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, UTA, Texas, 2000 - 2005
 
HONORS:
·         Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 2014
·         Research Excellence Award, Office of the Provost, University of Texas at Arlington, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009
·         Outstanding Civil Engineering Instructor Award, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 2005
·         Outstanding Early Career Faculty Award, College of Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 2003
 
POST-DOCTORAL/STUDENT SUPERVISION:
·         5 Sponsored Visiting Research Scholars
·         9 PhDs Completed; 4 Currently in Progress
·         20 MS Theses Completed; 6 Currently in Progress
 
SAMPLE PUBLICATIONS
·         Patil, U.D., Hoyos, L.R., and Puppala, A.J. (2016). 'Characterization of compacted silty sand using a double-walled triaxial cell with fully automated Relative-Humidity control.' Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM, 39(5), pp. 741-756.
·         Patil, U.D., Hoyos, L.R., and Puppala, A.J. (2016). 'Modeling essential elasto-plastic features of compacted silty sand via suction-controlled triaxial testing.' International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000726, pp. 1-22.
·         Hoyos, L.R., DeJong, J.T., McCartney, J.S., Puppala, A.J., Reddy, K.R., and Zekkos, D. (2015). 'Environmental geotechnics in the U.S. Region: A brief overview.' Environmental Geotechnics, ICE Publishing, 2(EG6), pp. 319-325.
·         Hoyos, L.R., Suescún-Florez, E.A., and Puppala, A.J. (2015). 'Stiffness of intermediate unsaturated soil from simultaneous suction-controlled resonant column and bender element testing.' Engineering Geology, Elsevier, 188(2015), pp. 10-28.
·         Hoyos, L.R., Velosa, C.L., and Puppala, A.J. (2014). 'Residual shear strength of unsaturated soils via suction-controlled ring shear testing.' Engineering Geology, Elsevier, 172(2014), pp. 1-11.
·         Hoyos, L.R., Pérez-Ruiz, D.D., and Puppala, A.J. (2012). 'Modeling unsaturated soil response under suction-controlled true triaxial stress paths.' International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 12(3), pp. 292-308.
·         Hoyos, L.R., Pérez-Ruiz, D.D., and Puppala, A.J. (2012). 'Refined true triaxial apparatus for testing unsaturated soils under suction-controlled stress paths.' International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 12(3), pp. 281-291.
·         Hoyos, L.R., Velosa, C.L., and Puppala, A.J. (2011). 'A servo/suction-controlled ring shear apparatus for unsaturated soils: Development, performance, and preliminary results.' Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM, 34(5), pp. 413-423.
·         Hoyos, L.R., Ordonez, C.A., and Puppala, A.J. (2011). 'Characterization of cement-fiber-treated reclaimed asphalt pavement aggregates: Preliminary investigation.' Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 23(7), pp. 977-989.
·         Yuan, D., Nazarian, S., Hoyos, L.R., and Puppala, A.J. (2011). 'Evaluation and mix design of cement-treated base materials with high content of reclaimed asphalt pavement.' Journal of the Transportation Research Board, TRR No. 2212, pp. 110-119.
 
OTHER SYNERGISTIC ACTIVITIES
 
·         Lead Campus Manager, Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program, FHWA, 2016-2017
·         Associate Dean, Honors College, University of Texas at Arlington, 2008-2009
·         Member, Institutional Review Board, University of Texas at Arlington, 2006-2009
·         Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), University of Texas at Arlington, 2001-2009
·         Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter, Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE), University of Texas at Arlington, 2007-2010
·         Chair, Graduate Studies Committee, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 2015 - Current
·         Area Coordinator, Geotechnical Engineering Program, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, 2012-2014
 
·         Conference Chair, PanAm-UNSAT 2017: Second Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils, The Geo-Institute of the ASCE, November 12-15, 2017, Dallas
·         Committee Chair, Unsaturated Soils, The Geo-Institute of the ASCE, 20013 - Current
·         Committee Member, AFS90, Chemical and Mechanical Stabilization of Soils, Transportation Research Board (TRB), National Academy of Sciences, 2002-2010
·         Committee Member, AFP60, Engineering Behavior of Unsaturated Soils, Transportation Research Board (TRB), National Academy of Sciences, 2001-2010
 
·         Associate Regional Editor (U.S.), Environmental Geotechnics, Thomas Telford, Institution of Civil Engineers, London, U.K.
·         Editorial Board Member, Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA
·         Guest Editor, International Journal of Geomechanis, ASCE
·         Guest Editor, Indian Geotechnical Journal, Springer
·         Guest Editor, Sustainable Civil Infrastructures, Springer