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Laureano R. Hoyos

Name

[Hoyos, Laureano R.]
  • Professor

Professional Preparation

    • 1998 Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental EngineeringGeorgia Institute of Technology
    • 1996 M.S. in Civil & Environmental EngineeringGeorgia Institute of Technology
    • 1993 M.S. in Geotechnical EngineeringUniversity of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez
    • 1991 M.S. in Highway EngineeringUniversidad del Cauca - Colombia
    • 1988 B.S. in Civil Engineering (Honors)Universidad de la Costa - Colombia

Appointments

    • Sept 2014 to Present Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2005 to Aug 2014 Associate Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2000 to Aug 2005 Assistant Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 1999 to Dec 1999 Post Doctoral Fellow
      Georgia Institute of Technology & Louisiana State University

Publications

      Book Chapter 2012
      • Hoyos, L.R. (2012). “Recent advances in experimental modeling of unsaturated soil behavior over a whole range of paths and modes of deformation.” Book Chapter, Springer, Multiphysical Testing of Soils and Shales, Theme Lectures from Int. Workshop on Advances in Multiphysical Testing of Soils and Shales, September 3-5, 2012, Lausanne, Switzerland, Eds: L. Laloui and A. Ferrari, pp. 3-20.
        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]

      • Conference Paper 2012
        • Chittoori, B.S., Puppala, A.J., Wejringsikul, T., Hoyos, L.R., and Le, M. (2012). “Numerical modeling of the impact of deteriorating treated subgrade modulus due to seasonal changes on pavement performance.” State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 225, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-ROM Proceedings of GeoCongress 2012, March 25-29, 2012, Oakland, California, Eds: R.D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, pp. 1036-1045.
          {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
        • 2012
          • Pedarla, A., Puppala, A.J., Chittoori, B.S., Hoyos, L.R., Zapata, C., and Houston, S.L. (2012). “Influence of mineral montmorillonite on soil suction modeling parameters.” State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 225, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-ROM Proceedings of GeoCongress 2012, March 25-29, 2012, Oakland, California, Eds: R.D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, pp. 1126-1135.
            {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
          • 2012
            • Hoyos, L.R., and Pérez-Ruiz, D.D. (2012). “A refined approach to Barcelona Basic Model: Experimental evidence and parametric performance.” State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 225, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-ROM Proceedings of GeoCongress 2012, March 25-29, 2012, Oakland, California, Eds: R.D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, pp. 2148-2156.
              {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
            • 2012
              • Cruz, J.A., Hoyos, L.R., and Lizcano, A. (2012). “Unsaturated soil response under plane strain conditions using a servo/suction-controlled biaxial apparatus.” Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications, Springer, Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, June 20-22, 2012, Naples, Italy, Eds: C. Mancuso, C. Jommi, and F. D’Onza, vol. 1, pp. 31-38.
                {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
              • 2012
                • Hoyos, L.R., Velosa, C.L., and Puppala, A.J. (2012). “Behavior of compacted clayey silty sand under suction-controlled ring shear testing.” Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications, Springer, Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, June 20-22, 2012, Naples, Italy, Eds: C. Mancuso, C. Jommi, and F. D’Onza, vol. 1, pp. 39-46.
                  {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                • 2012
                  • Pedarla, A., Puppala, A.J., Hoyos, L.R., Vanapalli, S.K., and Zapata, C. (2012). “SWRC modelling framework for evaluating volume change behavior of expansive soils.” Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications, Springer, Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, June 20-22, 2012, Naples, Italy, Eds: C. Mancuso, C. Jommi, and F. D’Onza, vol. 1, pp. 221-228.
                    {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                  • 2012
                    • Hoyos, L.R., and Pérez-Ruiz, D.D. (2012). “A refined approach to Barcelona Basic Model using the apparent tensile strength concept.” Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications, Springer, Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, June 20-22, 2012, Naples, Italy, Eds: C. Mancuso, C. Jommi, and F. D’Onza, vol. 2, pp. 103-110.
                      {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                    • 2012
                      • Hoyos, L.R., Velosa, C.L., and Puppala, A.J. (2012). “Residual strength of unsaturated soils using a fully servo/suction-controlled ring shear apparatus.” State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 225, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-ROM Proceedings of GeoCongress 2012, March 25-29, 2012, Oakland, California, Eds: R.D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, pp. 819-828.
                        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]

                      • Journal Article 2012
                        • 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.
                          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                        • 2012
                          • 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.
                            {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                            Conference Paper 2011
                            • Wejrungsikul, T., Puppala, A.J., Williammee Jr., R.S., Ruttanaporamakul, P., and Hoyos, L.R. (2011). “Inclined load capacities of drilled shafts in unsaturated soil environments.” Unsaturated Soils: Theory and Practice 2011, Kasetsart University, Proceedings of the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, November 14-16, 2011, Pattaya, Thailand, Eds: A. Jotisankasa, A. Sawangsuriya, S. Soralump, and W. Mairaing, vol. 2, pp. 817-822.
                              {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                            • 2011
                              • Cruz, J.A., Hoyos, L.R., and Lizcano, A. (2011). “A novel suction-controlled biaxial apparatus for unsaturated soils.” Unsaturated Soils: Theory and Practice 2011, Kasetsart University, Proceedings of the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, November 14-16, 2011, Pattaya, Thailand, Eds: A. Jotisankasa, A. Sawangsuriya, S. Soralump, and W. Mairaing, vol. 1, pp. 233-237.
                                {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                              • 2011
                                • Hoyos, L.R., Pérez-Ruiz, D.D., and Puppala, A.J. (2011). “Constitutive modeling of unsaturated soils using a refined suction-controlled cubical test cell: final observations.” Unsaturated Soils: Theory and Practice 2011, Kasetsart University, Proceedings of the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, November 14-16, 2011, Pattaya, Thailand, Eds: A. Jotisankasa, A. Sawangsuriya, S. Soralump, and W. Mairaing, vol. 1, pp. 293-299.
                                  {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                • 2011
                                  • Hoyos, L.R., Pérez-Ruiz, D.D., and Puppala, A.J. (2011). “Constitutive behavior of compacted clayey sand using a refined suction-controlled cubical test cell.” Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 211, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-Rom Proceedings of Geo-Frontiers 2011, March 13-16, 2011, Dallas, Texas, Eds: J. Han and D.E. Alzamora, pp. 4303-4312.
                                    {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                  • 2011
                                    • Hoyos, L.R., Suescún, E.A., and Puppala, A.J. (2011). “Small-strain stiffness of unsaturated soils using a suction-controlled resonant column device with bender elements.” Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 211, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-Rom Proceedings of Geo-Frontiers 2011, March 13-16, 2011, Dallas, Texas, Eds: J. Han and D.E. Alzamora, pp. 4313-4322.
                                      {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                    • 2011
                                      • Chittoori, S., Pedarla, A., Puppala, A.J., Hoyos, L.R., Nazarian, S., and Saride, S. (2011). “Leachate studies on lime and Portland cement treated expansive clays.” Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 211, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-Rom Proceedings of Geo-Frontiers 2011, March 13-16, 2011, Dallas, Texas, Eds: J. Han and D.E. Alzamora, pp. 4479-4488.
                                        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]

                                      • Journal Article 2011
                                        • Intharasombat, N., Puppala, A.J., Qasim, S.R., Williammee, R., and Hoyos, L.R. (2011). “Treatment of recycled compost material with topsoil in order to control cracking of pavement infrastructure.” Land Contamination & Reclamation Journal, EPP Pubs., 18(4), pp. 373-382.
                                          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                        • 2011
                                          • Puppala, A.J., Manosuthkij, T., Nazarian, S., and Hoyos, L.R. (2011). “Threshold moisture content and matric suction potentials in expansive clays prior to initiation of cracking in pavements.” Canadian Geotechnical Journal, NRC, 48(4), pp. 519-531.
                                            {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                          • 2011
                                            • Sirivitmaitrie, C., Puppala, A.J., Saride, S., and Hoyos, L.R. (2011). “Combined lime-cement stabilization for longer life of low-volume roads.” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, TRR No. 2204, pp. 140-147.
                                              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                            • 2011
                                              • Puppala, A.J., Manosuthkij, T., Nazarian, S., Hoyos, L.R., and Chittoori, B. (2011). “In situ matric suction and moisture content measurements in expansive clay during seasonal fluctuations.” Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM, 35(1), pp. 1-9.
                                                {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                              • 2011
                                                • Puppala, A.J., Hoyos, L.R., Qasim, S.R., and Intharasombat, N. (2011). “Quality of runoff leachate collected from biosolids and dairy-manure compost-amended topsoils.” Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, ASCE, 15(2), pp. 80-88.
                                                  {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                • 2011
                                                  • 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.
                                                    {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                  • 2011
                                                    • Puppala, A.J., Hoyos, L.R., and Potturi, A.K. (2011). “Resilient moduli response of moderately cement-treated reclaimed asphalt pavement aggregates.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 23(7), pp. 990-998.
                                                      {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                    • 2011
                                                      • 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.
                                                        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                      • 2011
                                                        • 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.
                                                          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                          Conference Paper 2010
                                                          • Hoyos, L.R., Perez-Ruiz, D.D., and Puppala, A.J. (2010). “Modeling unsaturated soil behavior under multiaxial stress paths using a refined suction-controlled cubical test cell.” In: Experimental and Applied Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, GSP 202, Geo-Institute of ASCE, Proceedings of Sessions of GeoShanghai 2010, June 3-5, 2010, Shanghai, China, Eds: L.R. Hoyos, X. Zhang, and A.J. Puppala, pp. 40-47.
                                                            {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                          • 2010
                                                            • Hoyos, L.R., Pérez-Ruiz, D.D., and Puppala, A.J. (2010). “Constitutive modeling of unsaturated soil behavior using a refined suction-controlled true triaxial cell: preliminary observations.” In: Unsaturated Soils, CRC Press/Balkema, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, September 6-8, 2010, Barcelona, Spain, Eds: E. Alonso and A. Gens, vol. 1, pp. 671-676.
                                                              {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                            • 2010
                                                              • Hoyos, L.R., Velosa, C.L., and Puppala, A.J. (2010). “Modeling unsaturated soil response under large deformations using a novel suction-controlled ring shear device.” In: Unsaturated Soils, CRC Press/Balkema, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, September 6-8, 2010, Barcelona, Spain, Eds: E. Alonso and A. Gens, vol. 1, pp. 677-682.
                                                                {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                              • 2010
                                                                • Hoyos, L.R., Suescún, E.A., Pineda, J.A., and Puppala, A.J. (2010). “Small-strain stiffness of compacted silty sand using a proximitor-based suction-controlled resonant column device.” In: Unsaturated Soils, CRC Press/Balkema, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, September 6-8, 2010, Barcelona, Spain, Eds: E. Alonso and A. Gens, vol. 1, pp. 683-688.
                                                                  {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                • 2010
                                                                  • Hoyos, L.R., Perez-Ruiz, D.D., and Puppala, A.J. (2010). “A refined true triaxial cell for modeling unsaturated soil response under suction controlled stress paths.” In: Advances in Modeling, Analysis & Design, GSP 199, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-Rom Proceedings of GeoFlorida 2010, February 20-24, 2010, West Palm Beach, Florida, Eds: D. Fratta, A.J. Puppala, and B. Muhunthan, pp. 381-389.
                                                                    {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                  • 2010
                                                                    • Pineda, J.A., Hoyos, L.R., and Colmenares, J.E. (2010). “Stiffness response of residual and saprolitic soils using resonant column and bender element testing techniques.” In: Advances in Modeling, Analysis & Design, GSP 199, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-Rom Proceedings of GeoFlorida 2010, February 20-24, 2010, West Palm Beach, Florida, Eds: D. Fratta, A.J. Puppala, and B. Muhunthan, pp. 783-792.
                                                                      {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                    • 2010
                                                                      • Pedarla, A., Chittoori, S., Puppala, A.J., Hoyos, L.R., and Saride, S. (2010). “Influence of lime dosage on stabilization effectiveness of montmorillonite dominant clays.” In: Advances in Modeling, Analysis & Design, GSP 199, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-Rom Proceedings of GeoFlorida 2010, February 20-24, 2010, West Palm Beach, Florida, Eds: D. Fratta, A.J. Puppala, and B. Muhunthan, pp. 767-776.
                                                                        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                      • 2010
                                                                        • Hoyos, L.R., Velosa, C.L., and Puppala, A.J. (2010). “A novel suction-controlled ring shear testing apparatus for unsaturated soils.” In: Experimental and Applied Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, GSP 202, Geo-Institute of ASCE, Proceedings of Sessions of GeoShanghai 2010, June 3-5, 2010, Shanghai, China, Eds: L.R. Hoyos, X. Zhang, and A.J. Puppala, pp. 32-39.
                                                                          {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                        • Conference Proceeding 2010
                                                                          • Co-Editor, Ground Improvement and Geosynthetics, Geotechnical Special Publication 207, Geo-Institute of ASCE, Proceedings of GeoShanghai 2010, June 3-5, 2010, Shanghai, China, Eds: A.J. Puppala, J. Huang, J. Han, and L.R. Hoyos, 380 pp.
                                                                            {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                          • 2010
                                                                            • Lead Editor, Experimental and Applied Modeling of Unsaturated Soils, Geotechnical Special Publication 202, Geo-Institute of ASCE, Proceedings of GeoShanghai 2010, June 3-5, 2010, Shanghai, China, Eds: L.R. Hoyos, X. Zhang, and A.J. Puppala, 228 pp.
                                                                              {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                              Book Chapter 2009
                                                                              • Hoyos, L.R., Laloui, L., and Vassallo, R. (2009). “Mechanical testing in unsaturated soils.” Book Chapter, Springer, Laboratory and Field Testing of Unsaturated Soils, Eds: A. Tarantino, E. Romero, and Y.-J. Cui, pp. 63-77.
                                                                                {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                              • Conference Paper 2009
                                                                                • Hoyos, L.R., Laikram, A., Pérez-Ruiz, D., and Puppala, A.J. (2009). “Modeling unsaturated soil behavior under multiaxial stress states.” Proc., 17th International Conf. on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Millpress, October 5-9, 2009, Alexandria, Egypt, Eds: M. Hamza, M. Shahien, and Y. El-Mossallamy, vol. 1, pp. 182-185.
                                                                                  {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                • 2009
                                                                                  • Thomas, M.G., Puppala, A.J., and Hoyos, L.R. (2009). “Influence of swell pressure from expansive fill on retaining wall stability.” In: Contemporary Topics in Ground Modification, Problem Soils, and Geo-Support, GSP 187, Geo-Institute of ASCE, Selected Papers from the 2009 International Foundation Congress and Equipment Expo, March 15-19, 2009, Orlando, Florida, Eds: M. Iskander, D.F. Laefer, and M.H. Hussein, pp. 590-597.
                                                                                    {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                  • 2009
                                                                                    • Chittoori, B.S., Puppala, A.J., Saride, S., Nazarian, S., and Hoyos, L.R. (2009). “Durability studies of lime stabilized clayey soils.” Proc., 17th International Conf. on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Millpress, October 5-9, 2009, Alexandria, Egypt, Eds: M. Hamza, M. Shahien, and Y. El-Mossallamy, vol. 3, pp. 2208-2211.
                                                                                      {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                    • 2009
                                                                                      • Puppala, A.J., Saride, S., Potturi, A., and Hoyos, L.R. (2009). “Resilient behavior of cement-fiber treated reclaimed asphalt pavement aggregates.” In: Contemporary Topics in Ground Modification, Problem Soils, and Geo-Support, GSP 187, Geo-Institute of ASCE, Selected Papers from the 2009 International Foundation Congress and Equipment Expo, March 15-19, 2009, Orlando, Florida, Eds: M. Iskander, D.F. Laefer, and M.H. Hussein, pp. 433-440.
                                                                                        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                                      • Journal Article 2009
                                                                                        • Hossain, M.S., Penmethsa, K.K., and Hoyos, L.R. (2009). “Permeability of municipal solid waste in bioreactor landfill with degradation.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 27, pp. 43-51.
                                                                                          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                                          Conference Paper 2008
                                                                                          • Hoyos, L.R., Takkabutr, P., Puppala, A.J., and Hossain, M.S. (2008). “Dynamic response of unsaturated soils using resonant column and bender element testing techniques.” In: Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics IV, GSP 181, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-Rom Proceedings of a Specialty Conference, May 18-22, 2008, Sacramento, California, Eds: D. Zeng, M.T. Manzari, and D.R. Hiltunen, 8 pp.
                                                                                            {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                          • 2008
                                                                                            • Hoyos, L.R., Laikram, A., and Puppala, A.J. (2008). “A novel suction-controlled true triaxial apparatus for unsaturated soils.” In: Unsaturated Soils: Advances in Geo-Engineering, CRC Press/Balkema, Proceedings of the First European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, July 2-4, 2008, Durham, U.K., Eds: D.G. Toll, C.E. Augarde, D. Gallipoli, and S.J. Wheeler, pp. 83-88.
                                                                                              {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                            • 2008
                                                                                              • Hoyos, L.R., and Arduino, P. (2008). “Parametric investigations on a three-invariant implicit integration algorithm for unsaturated soils.” In: Unsaturated Soils: Advances in Geo-Engineering, CRC Press/Balkema, Proceedings of the First European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, July 2-4, 2008, Durham, U.K., Eds: D.G. Toll, C.E. Augarde, D. Gallipoli, and S.J. Wheeler, pp. 721-726.
                                                                                                {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                              • 2008
                                                                                                • Hoyos, L.R., Puppala, A.J., Ordonez, C., and Hossain, M.S. (2008). “Engineering characterization of cement-fiber treated RAP aggregates.” In: Characterization, Monitoring, and Modeling of GeoSystems, GSP 179, Geo-Institute of ASCE, Proceedings of GeoCongress 2008, March 9-12, 2008, New Orleans, Louisiana, Eds: A.N. Alshawabkeh, K.R. Reddy, and M.V. Khire, pp. 613-621.
                                                                                                  {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                                • 2008
                                                                                                  • Sirivitmaitrie, C., Puppala, A.J., Chikyala, V., Saride, S., and Hoyos, L.R. (2008). “Combined lime and cement treatment of expansive soils with low to medium soluble sulfate levels.” In: Geosustainability and Geohazard Mitigation, GSP 178, Geo-Institute of ASCE, Proceedings of GeoCongress 2008, March 9-12, 2008, New Orleans, Louisiana, Eds: K.R. Reddy, M.V. Khire, and A.N. Alshawabkeh, pp. 646-653.
                                                                                                    {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                                  • 2008
                                                                                                    • Manosuthkij, T., Puppala, A.J., Nazarian, S., Saride, S., and Hoyos, L.R. (2008). “Comparisons between field and laboratory suction measurements of expansive clays.” CD-Rom Proc., 87th TRB Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board, January 13-17, 2008, Washington, D.C., 12 pp.
                                                                                                      {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                                    • 2008
                                                                                                      • Hossain, M.S., Penmethsa, K.K., and Hoyos, L.R. (2008). “Permeability of municipal solid waste (MSW) in bioreactor landfill with degradation.” In: Geotechnics of Waste Management and Remediation, GSP 177, Geo-Institute of ASCE, Proceedings of GeoCongress 2008, March 9-12, 2008, New Orleans, Louisiana, Eds: M.V. Khire, A.N. Alshawabkeh, and K.R. Reddy, pp. 120-127.
                                                                                                        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                                      • 2008
                                                                                                        • Rosenberk, R., Puppala, A.J., Williamee, R., and Hoyos, L.R. (2008). “Characterization of compost amended soils.” In: Characterization, Monitoring, and Modeling of GeoSystems, GSP 179, Geo-Institute of ASCE, Proceedings of GeoCongress 2008, March 9-12, 2008, New Orleans, Louisiana, Eds: A.N. Alshawabkeh, K.R. Reddy, and M.V. Khire, pp. 412-419.
                                                                                                          {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                                                        • Journal Article 2008
                                                                                                          • Hoyos, L.R., Laloui, L., and Vassallo, R. (2008). “Mechanical testing in unsaturated soils.” Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer, 26, pp. 675-689.
                                                                                                            {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                                          • 2008
                                                                                                            • Hoyos, L.R., and Arduino, P. (2008). “Implicit algorithm for modeling unsaturated soil response in three-invariant stress space.” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, Technical Note, 8(4), pp. 266-273.
                                                                                                              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                                            • 2008
                                                                                                              • Manosuthkij, T., Puppala, A.J., Nazarian, S., Saride, S., and Hoyos, L.R. (2008). “Comparisons between field and laboratory suction measurements of expansive clays.” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, TRR No. 2053, pp. 39-46.
                                                                                                                {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                                                                Book Chapter 2007
                                                                                                                • Puppala, A.J., Saride, S., Hoyos, L.R., and Tumay, M.T. (2007). “Analysis of cone penetration testing on dilatant cemented sand by bearing capacity and cavity expansion models.” Book Chapter, Saxe-Coburg Pubs., Civil Engineering Computations: Tools and Techniques, Ed: B.H.V. Topping, pp. 449-472.
                                                                                                                  {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                                                                • Conference Paper 2007
                                                                                                                  • Potturi, A., Puppala, A.J., and Hoyos, L.R. (2007). “Resilient characteristics of cement treated reclaimed asphalt pavement aggregates.” CD-Rom Proc., 86th TRB Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board, January 21-25, 2007, Washington, D.C., 12 pp.
                                                                                                                    {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                                                  • 2007
                                                                                                                    • Puppala, A.J., Wattanasanticharoen, E., Dronamrahu, V.S., and Hoyos, L.R. (2007). “Ettringite induced heaving and shrinking in kaolinite clay.” In: Problematic Soils and Rocks and In Situ Characterization, GSP 162, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-Rom Proceedings of Geo-Denver 2007, February 18-21, 2007, Denver, Colorado, Eds: A.J. Puppala, N. Hudyma, and W.J. Likos, 10 pp.
                                                                                                                      {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                                                    • 2007
                                                                                                                      • Hoyos, L.R., Thudi, H.R., and Puppala, A.J. (2007). “Soil-water retention properties of cement treated clay.” In: Problematic Soils and Rocks and In Situ Characterization, GSP 162, Geo-Institute of ASCE, CD-Rom Proceedings of Geo-Denver 2007, February 18-21, 2007, Denver, Colorado, Eds: A.J. Puppala, N. Hudyma, and W.J. Likos, 8 pp.
                                                                                                                        {Conference Paper} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                                                                      • Journal Article 2007
                                                                                                                        • Puppala, A.J., Pillapa, G.S., Hoyos, L.R., Vasudev, D., and Devulapalli, D. (2007). “Comprehensive field studies to address the performance of stabilized expansive clays.” Journal of the Transportation Research Board, TRR No. 1989, vol. 2, pp. 3-12.
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      • CE 5370-001 Experimental Soil Mechanics

        Fundamental understanding of conventional and advanced laboratory techniques for the characterization of stress-strain-strength-stiffness properties of soil materials.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 4320-001 Earth Structures Design

        Fundamental concepts for the analysis/design of most commonly used earth retaining structures.

        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • CE 5368-001 UNSATURATED SOIL MECHANICS
        Fundamental concepts of unsaturated soil mechanics presented as an extension of classical saturated soil mechanics.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5367-001 DESIGN OF EARTH STRUCTURES
        Fundamental concepts for the analysis/design of most commonly used earth retaining structures.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5370-001 EXPERIMENTAL SOIL MECHANICS
        Fundamental understanding of conventional and advanced laboratory techniques for the characterization of stress-strain-strength-stiffness properties of soil materials.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • CE 4320-001 EARTH STRUCTURES DESIGN
        Fundamental concepts for the analysis/design of most commonly used earth retaining structures.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • CE 3343-001 Soil Mechanics
        Fundamental understanding of engineering properties and mechanical behavior of soil materials.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5367-001 DESIGN OF EARTH STRUCTURES
        Fundamental concepts for the analysis/design of most commonly used earth retaining structures.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5366-001 Soil Dynamics
        Fundamental understanding of soil behavior under dynamic loading.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • CE 4320-001 EARTH STRUCTURES DESIGN
        Fundamental concepts for the analysis/design of most commonly used earth retaining structures.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • CE 5363-001 Constitutive Modeling of Soils
        Fundamental understanding of constitutive behavior of clayey soils in light of critical state soil mechanics, including Cam-Clay model.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus