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Education

    • 2009 PhD in Civil Engineering
      Case Western Reserve University, 2009
    • 2005 MS in Civil Engineering
      Clarkson University, 2005
    • 2003 MS in Geotechnical Engineering
      Southeast University, 2003
    • 2000 BS in Civil Engineering
      Chang An University, 2000

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2011 Licensed Professional Engineer
      Texas License

Appointments

    • Aug 2017 to Present Associate Professor
      Civil Engineering ,University of Texas, Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Dr. Xinbao Yu joined UTA in August 2011 as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. He is in the area of geotechnical engineering. His areas of expertise include soil stabilization, reliability-based foundation design, geothermal energy, and applications of time domain reflectometry (TDR) sensors in geotechnical engineering.
    • Aug 2011 to Aug 2017 Assistant Professor
      Civil Engineering ,University of Texas, Arlington (Arlington, TX, United States)
      Dr. Xinbao Yu joined UTA in August 2011 as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. He is in the area of geotechnical engineering. His areas of expertise include reliability-based foundation design, geothermal energy, soil stabilization, and applications of time domain reflectometry (TDR) sensors in geotechnical engineering.
    • Mar 2009 to Aug 2011 Research Associate
      Civil Engineering ,Louisiana Transportation Research Center (Baton Rouge, LA, United States)

Memberships

    • 2013 to Present European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers
      Member
    • 2009 to Present Geo-Institute (GI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers
      Member
    • 2008 to Present American Society of Civil Engineers
      Member

Awards and Honors

    • May  2014 Geo-Shanghai Best Technical Paper Award sponsored by Geo-Shanghai
    • Jun  2012 ExCEEd New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award sponsored by ExCEEd
    • Jan  2008 The Craig J. Miller Award for outstanding graduate students sponsored by CWRU
    • Jan  2007 Eisenhower Graduate Fellowship sponsored by Federal Highway Administration
    • Jan  2007 The Roy Harley Prize for promising graduate students sponsored by CWRU
    • Jan  2005 Case Prime Fellowship sponsored by Case Western Reserve University
    • Jan  2000 Excellent undergraduate student of Shanxi Province sponsored by Shanxi Province

Publications

      Journal Article 2018 2018
      • Validation of a Thermo–Time Domain Reflectometry Probe for Sand Thermal Conductivity Measurement in Drainage and Drying Processes
        [Zhang, Nan, Yu, Xinbao, Wang, Xuelin]. 403-412 [.]

      Other 2018
      • Suction-induced dilatancy and stiffness in compacted silty sand via triaxial testing
        [Patil, Ujwalkumar, Banerjee, Aritra, Hoyos, Laureano, Puppala, Anand, Yu, Xinbao]. Hong Kong.
      2018
      • Design and Numerical Analysis of an Externally Heated Geothermal Bridge Deck
        [Lei, Gang, Yu, Xinbao, Li, Teng]. Hangzhou.
      2018
      • Evaluation of Two Thermo-TDR Probes for Soil Moisture, Density, and Thermal Conductivity
        [Wang, Xuelin, Yu, Xinbao]. Shanghai.
      2018
      • Resilient Modulus of Liquid Chemical-Treated Expansive Soils
        [ShiHe, Yu, Xinbao, Gautam, Sandesh, Puppala, Anand]. Shanghai.
      2018
      • Extrapolation Error Analysis of Bi-Directional Load-Settlement Curves for LRFD Calibration of Drilled Shafts
        [Hasan, Rakib, Yu, Xinbao, Abu-Farsakh, Murad]. Orlando, Florida.
      2018
      • Influence of Ionic Soil Stabilizer (ISS) Dosage on the Stabilization Effectiveness of Expansive Soils
        [He, Shi, Yu, Xinbao, Gautam, Sandesh, Hoyos, Laureano]. Orlando, Florida.
      2018
      • Numerical Feasibility Study of an Externally Heated Geothermal Bridge Deck
        [Lei, Gang, Yu, Xinbao, Li, Teng]. Orlando, Florida.
      2018
      • Expansive Soil Treatment with Liquid Ionic Soil Stabilizer
        [He, Shi]. Washington, DC.

      Other 2017
      • Evaluation of CALTRANS Design Methods for Steel Pipe Piles
        [Hu, Yujie, Yu, Xinbao, Abu-Farsakh, Murad].
      2017
      • Laboratory Evaluation of A Liquid Ionic Stabilizer for An Expansive Soil in North Texas
        [Tavakoli, Esmat, Yu, Xinbao, He, Shi, Hoyos, Laureano]. Dallas, Texas.
      2017
      • Numerical Simulation of Geothermal Heated Bridge Deck
        [Zhang, Nan, Yu, Xinbao, Li, Teng]. QingDao.
      2017
      • A Field Soil Moisture Study Using Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) and Time Domain Transmissivity (TDT) Sensors
        [Sinha, Saurav, Norouzi, Amir, Pradhan, Asheesh, Yu, Xinbao, Seo, Dong-Jun, Zhang, Nan]. QingDao.
      2017
      • Measurement of Thermal Conductivity Dry-out Curves (TCDC) for Sands and Model Prediction
        [Zhang, Nan, Wang, Xuelin, Yu, Xinbao]. Orlando, Florida.
      2017
      • Calibration of Resistance Factors for LRFD of Drilled Shafts Using 2010 FHWA Design Method
        [Abu-Farsakh, Murad, Fortier, Alicia, Haque, Nafiul, Chen, Qiming, Yu, Xinbao]. Washington, DC.
      2017
      • Structural Behavior Of Concrete Manholes Rehabilitated With Epoxy Lining
        [Riahi, Elmira, Yu, Xinbao]. Washington, DC.

      Journal Article 2017
      • A new generalized soil thermal conductivity model for sand–kaolin clay mixtures using thermo-time domain reflectometry probe test
        [Zhang, Nan, Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, Asheesh, Puppala, Anand].(12(4)), 739-752 [.]
      2017
      • Application of a thermo-time domain reflectometry probe in sand-kaolin clay mixtures
        [Zhang, Nan, Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, Asheesh].(216), 98-107 [.]
      2017
      • Design and Evaluation of a Moisture/Suction TDR Probe
        [Zhang, Nan, Yu, Xinbao, Puppala, Anand]. 40(5), 762-775 [.]
      2017
      • Use of a thermo-TDR probe to measure sand thermal conductivity dryout curves (TCDCs) and model prediction
        [Zhang, Nan, Yu, Xinbao, Wang, Xuelin]. 115, 1054-1064 [.]
      2017

      Technical Report 2017
      • Use of Geothermal Energy for Deicing Approach Pavement Slabs and Bridge Decks, Phase 1
        [Yu, Xinbao, Puppala, Anand, Zhang, Nan].(FHWA/TX-18/0-6872-1),

      Journal Article Submitted
      • Effects of liquid ionic soil stabilizer on the expansive clayey soil
        [Tavakoli, Esmat, He, Shi, Yu, Xinbao, Hoyos, LaureanoR, Puppala, Anand J. ].
      Submitted
      • Structural Behavior Of Concrete Manholes Rehabilitated With Epoxy Lining
        [Riahi, Elmira, Yu, Xinbao].
      Submitted
      • Structural Behavior of Concrete Pipe with Spray-On Cured In Place Lining
        [Riahi, Elmira, Yu, Xinbao].

      Manuscript Revising to Resubmit
      • Correlation analysis of roadside ditch drainage with pavement rut performance
        [Zhang, Kun, Yu, Xinbao, Zhou, You, Gurganus, Charles, Cheng, Darhao].
      Submitted
      • Expansive Soil Treatment With Ionic Soil Stabilizer
        [He, Shi, Yu, Xinbao, Banerjee, Aritra, Puppala, Anand].
      Revising to Resubmit
      • Laboratory Evaluation Of An Attached Hydronic Loop Design For Geothermal Heated Bridge Deck
        [Yu, Xinbao, Hurley, Mark, Li, Teng, Pedarla, Aravind, Puppala, Anand].
      Submitted
      • Effects of liquid ionic soil stabilizer on the expansive clayey soil
        [Riahi, Esmat, Tavakoli, Shi, Yu, Xinbao, Hoyos, Laureano, Puppala, Anand].
      Revising to Resubmit
      • Structural Behavior of Concrete Pipe with Spray-On Cured In Place Lining
        [Riahi, Elmira, Yu, Xinbao].
      Submitted
      • Design and Evaluation of a Moisture/suction TDR Probe
        [Zhang, Nan, Pradhan, Asheesh, Yu, Xinbao, Puppala, Anand].

      Other 2016
      • Influence Factors for Microbial Induced Calcite Precipitation in Sands.
        [Xinbao, Velpuri, NagaVenkata P, Lee, Hae-In, Chang, Woo-Suk]. ShanDong.
      2016
      • Development and Evaluation of a Time Domain Reflectometry Probe for Soil Moisture and Suction Measurement
        [Yu, Xinbao, Zhang, Nan, Pradhan, Asheesh, Puppala, Anand]. Chicago, Illinois.
      2016
      • Effect of Particle Shape on Geogrid-Reinforced Granules.
        [Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, Asheesh]. Dalian.
      2016
      • Geothermal Energy for Bridge Deck and Pavement Deicing: A Brief Review.
        [Yu, Xinbao, Zhang, Nan, Pradhan, Asheesh, Puppala, Anand]. Chicago, Illinois.

      Journal Article 2016
      • LFRD Calibration of Pullout Resistance Factors Using Survival Analysis for Soil Nails in North Texas
        [DeVries, B.J., Yu, Xinbao]. 22(2), 04016003 [.]
      2016
      • Thermal conductivity of sand–kaolin clay mixtures
        [Yu, Xinbao, Zhang, Nan, Pradhan, Asheesh, Puppala, AnandJ]. 3(4), 190-202 [.]

      Technical Report 2016
      • The Geotechnical Aspects of the September 3, 2016 M 5.8 Pawnee, Oklahoma Earthquake
        [Clayton, Patricia, Zalachoris, George, Rathje, Ellen, Bheemasetti, TejoVikash, Caballero, Carlos, Yu, Xinbao, Bennett, Scott]. 10, G69885 [.]

      Book Chapter 2015
      • Spatial Variability Analysis of Soil Properties Using Geostatistics
        [Bheemasett, TejoVikash , Puppala, Anand J. , Yu, Xinbao]. Hershey, Pennsylvania: "IGI Global".

      Other 2015
      • Bender Element Testing and Discrete Element Modeling of Shear Wave in Granular Media
        [Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, Asheesh]. San Antonio, Texas.
      2015
      • Finite Element Modeling of Full-Scale Concrete Manholes under Soil Pressure
        [Yu, Xinbao, Riahi, Elmira, Najafi, Mohammad, Sever, F.]. Baltimore.
      2015
      • iSPUW: A Vision for Integrated Sensing and Prediction of Urban Water for Sustainable Cities. In Dynamic Data-Driven Environmental Systems Science
        [Yu, Xinbao, Seo, Dong-Jun, Kerkez, B. , Zink, M., Fang, Nick, Gao, J.].
      2015
      • Experimental Investigation and FEM Modeling of Structural Capacity of Circular Precast Concrete Manhole Pipes Lined with Epoxy.
        [Yu, Xinbao, Riahi, Elmira, Najafi, Mohammad, Entezarmahdi, Alimohammad]. Washington, DC.

      Journal Article 2015
      • Design and evaluation of a thermo-TDR probe for geothermal applications
        [Yu, Xinbao, Zhang, N., Pradhan, A., Thapa, B., Tjuatja, S.].
      2015
      • Effects of Particle Size and Fines Content on Thermal Conductivity of Quartz Sands
        [Zhang, Nan, Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, Asheesh, Puppala, AnandJ].(2510), 36-43 [.]
      2015
      • Experimental and Numerical Analyses of Strength of Epoxy-Coated Concrete under Different Load Configurations
        [Yu, Xinbao, Riahi, Elmira, Entezarmahdi, Alimohammad, Najafi, Mohammad, Sever, V.Firat]. 7(2), 04015024 [.]
      2015
      • Performance of Sand-Treated Clay Subgrade Supporting a Low-Volume Flexible Pavement
        [Pedarla, Aravind, Puppala, AnandJ, Savigamin, Chatuphat, Yu, Xinbao].(2473), 91-97 [.]
      2015
      • Thermal conductivity of quartz sands by thermo-time domain reflectometry probe and model prediction
        [Zhang, Nan, Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, Asheesh, Puppala, AnandJ]. 27(12), 04015059 [.]

      Other 2014
      • Evaluation of the Structural Performance of Epoxy Linings for Manhole Rehabilitation Using Laboratory Testing and FEM Simulations
        [Yu, Xinbao, Riahi, E., Najafi, Mohammad, Sever, F.].
      2014
      • Study of Geogrid Reinforcement Using Two-Dimensional Discrete Element Method.
        [Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, Asheesh]. Shanghai.
      2014
      • Thermo-TDR Probe for Measurement of Soil Moisture, Density, and Thermal Properties
        [Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, Asheesh, Zhang, Nan, Tjuatja, S., Thapa, B.]. Atlanta, Georgia.
      2014
      • Calibration of Resistance Factors of Soil Nails for the LBJ Express Project
        [Yu, Xinbao, Devries, Brett].
      2014
      • Development and Evaluation of a Thermo-TDR Probe
        [Yu, Xinbao, Zhang, N., Pradhan, Asheesh]. Shanghai.
      2014
      • Integrative sensing and prediction of urban water for sustainable cities (iSPUW)
        [Yu, Xinbao, Seo, Dong-Jun, Fang, Nick, Zink, M., Gao, J., Kerkez, B.].
      2014
      • LRFD Calibration of Pull Out Resistance Factors Using Survival Analysis for Soil Nails In North Texas
        [Yu, Xinbao, Devries, Brett]. Washington, DC.

      Other 2013
      • Real-time TDR Field Bridge Scour Monitoring System
        [Yu, Xinbao, Tao, J., Yu, Xiong].
      2013
      • Geomechanics of Fracture Density
        [Yu, Xinbao, Wickham, J., McMullen, R.].
      2013
      • Implementation of LRFD for Soil Nails in North Dallas, Texas
        [Yu, Xinbao, Devries, Brett, Fernandez, C., Zuniga, C., Diaz, Caneja]. Corpus Christi, Texas.

      Journal Article 2013
      • A new time-domain reflectometry bridge scour sensor
        [Yu, Xinbao, Zhang, Bin, Tao, Junliang, Yu, Xiong]. 12(2), 99-113 [.]

      Journal Article 2012
      • Calibration of side, tip, and total resistance factors for load and resistance factor design of drilled shafts
        [Abu-Farsakh, Murad, Yu, Xinbao, Zhang, Zhongjie].(2310), 38-48 [.]
      2012
      • Time domain reflectometry sensor-assisted freeze/thaw analysis in geomaterials
        [Liu, Zhen, Yu, XiongBill, Yu, Xinbao, Gonzalez, Javanni]. 71, 84-89 [.]

      Other 2012
      • Real-Time Monitoring of Bridge Scour in Clayey Sediments
        [Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, Asheesh]. Paris.
      2012
      • Separated Resistance Factors of Drilled Shafts Based on O-cell Tests
        [Yu, Xinbao, Abu-Farsakh, Murad]. Oakland, California.

      Journal Article 2011
      • A new TDR sensor for accurate freeze–thaw measurement
        [Yu, Xinbao, Liu, Yan, Gonzalez, Javanni, Yu, Bill]. 13(6), 523-534 [.]
      2011
      • Assessment of an automation algorithm for TDR bridge scour monitoring system
        [Yu, Xinbao, Yu, Xiong]. 14(1), 13-24 [.]
      2011
      • Development and evaluation of an automation algorithm for TDR bridge scour monitoring system
        [Yu, Xinbao, Yu, X.]. 48(1), 26-35 [.]
      2011
      • Development of a substructure instrumentation system at the new I-10 Twin Span Bridge and its use to investigate the lateral behavior of batter piles
        [Abu-Farsakh, Murad, Yoon, Sungmin, Da Ha, Marr, W.Allen, Zhang, Zhongjie, Yu, Xinbau].
      2011
      • Estimating Embankment Settlement from Piezocone Penetration Test Data: Case Study
        [Abu-Farsakh, Murad, Pant, Rohit, Gautreau, Gavin, Chen, Qiming, Yu, Xinbao, Zhang, Zhongjie].(2212), 120-130 [.]
      2011
      • Field testing and analyses of a batter pile group foundation under lateral loading
        [Abu-Farsakh, Murad, Yu, Xinbao, Pathak, Binay, Alshibli, Khalid, Zhang, Zhongjie].(2212), 42-55 [.]
      2011
      • Implementation of LRFD of drilled shafts in Louisiana
        [Yu, Xinbao, Abu-Farsakh, MuradY., Yoon, Sungmin, Tsai, Ching, Zhang, Zhongjie]. 18(2), 103-112 [.]
      2011
      • Innovative Sensor and Analyses for Investigating the Effects of Freeze-Thaw on Soil
        [Liu, Zhen, Yu, XinBao, Gonzalez, Javanni, Yu, XiongBill, Yu, Xinbao]. 255, 4251-4255 [.] "Trans Tech Publ".

      Other 2011
      • Interpretation of Lateral Load Test of Batter Pile Group using High Order Polynomials Curve Fitting
        [Yu, Xinbao, Pathak, Binay, Abu-Farsakh, Murad]. Dallas, Texas.

      Journal Article 2010
      • Comparison study of three common technologies for freezing-thawing measurement
        [Yu, Xinbao, Zhang, Bin, Liu, Nina, Yu, XiongBill]. 2010,
      2010
      • Design and evaluation of a distributed TDR moisture sensor
        [Zhang, Bin, Yu, Xinbao, Yu, Xiong]. 6(9), 1007-1023 [.]
      2010
      • Interpretation Criteria to Evaluate Resistance Factors for Axial Load Capacity of Drilled Shafts
        [Murad, Y., Farsakh, Abu, Yu, Xinbao].(2202), 20-31 [.] Washington, D.C..
      2010
      • Laboratory evaluation of time-domain reflectometry for bridge scour measurement: Comparison with the ultrasonic method
        [Yu, Xinbao, Yu, Xiong]. 2010,

      Journal Article 2009
      • Time domain reflectometry automatic bridge scour measurement system: principles and potentials
        [Yu, Xinbao, Yu, Xiong]. 8(6), 463-476 [.]

      Other 2009
      • Dynamic Finite Element Analysis of Micropile Foundation in Subgrade
        [Yu, Xinbao, Cai, G. J., Mei, G. X., Wang, Z. Y .]. Changsha, Hunan.

      Journal Article 2008
      • Sensor Technology for Decision Support of Spring Load Restrictions
        [Yu, Xinbao, Liu, Nina, Yu, Xiong, Li, Ning].(2053), 17-22 [.]

      Other 2008
      • 1D and 2D Hydraulic Simulations for Bridge Scour Prediction: A Comparative Study
        [Yu, Xinbao, Yu, XiongBill]. Tokyo.

      Other 2007
      • Algorithm for Time Domain Reflectometry Bridge Scour Measurement System
        [Yu, Xinbao, Yu, XiongBill]. Boston, Massachusetts.

      Other 2006
      • State of Practice of NDE technologies in Bridge Inspection
        [Yu, Xinbao, Yu, XiongBill]. Saint Louis, Missouri.
      2006
      • Direct shear testing of rockfill material
        [Yu, Xinbao, Ji, Shunying, Kerop, JanoyanD.]. Shanghai.
      2006
      • Vibration-Based System for Pavement Condition Evaluation
        [Yu, Xinbao, Yu, XiongBill]. Chicago, Illinois.

      Journal Article 2003
      • Creep properties of Lianyungang soft clay and its engineering application
        [Yu, Xin-bao, Liu, Song-yu, Miao, Lin-chang]. 24(6; ISSU 89), 1001-1006 [.]
      2003
      • Discussions of Engineering Properties and Improvement methods of Lianyungang Marine Soft Clay
        [Zhang, Dingwen, Liu, Songyu, Yu, Xinbao]. 3,
      2003
      • Research on Secondary Consolidation of Soft Clay
        [Yu, Xinbao, Liu, Songyu, Miao, Linchang]. 1,
      2003
      • Study of Engineering Properties of Liangyungang Marine Soft Clay
        [Zhang, Dingwen, Liu, Songyu, Yu, Xinbao]. 4,

Presentations

    •  2018
      He, Shi (Author & Presenter), "Expansive Soil Treatment with Liquid Ionic Soil Stabilizer", Washington, DC, USA. ( , 2018).
    •  2018
      Yu, Xinbao (Author), "Geothermal Bridge Deicing", Washington, DC, USA. ( , 2018).
    • August  2018
      Patil, Ujwalkumar, Banerjee, Aritra, Hoyos, Laureano, Puppala, Anand, Yu, Xinbao, "Suction-induced dilatancy and stiffness in compacted silty sand via triaxial testing", Hong Kong, China. (August , 2018).
    • July  2018
      Lei, Gang (Author), Yu, Xinbao (Author & Presenter), Li, Teng (Author), "Design and Numerical Analysis of an Externally Heated Geothermal Bridge Deck", Hangzhou, China. (July , 2018).
    • May  2018
      Wang, Xuelin (Author), Yu, Xinbao (Author & Presenter), "Evaluation of Two Thermo-TDR Probes for Soil Moisture, Density, and Thermal Conductivity", Shanghai, China. (May , 2018).
    • May  2018
      He, Shi (Author & Presenter), Yu, Xinbao (Author), Gautam, Sandesh (Author), Puppala, Anand (Author), "Resilient Modulus of Liquid Chemical-Treated Expansive Soils", Shanghai, China. (May , 2018).
    • March  2018
      Hasan, Rakib (Author & Presenter), Yu, Xinbao (Author), Abu-Farsakh, Murad (Author), "Extrapolation Error Analysis of Bi-Directional Load-Settlement Curves for LRFD Calibration of Drilled Shafts", Orlando, Florida, USA. (March , 2018).
    • March  2018
      He, Shi (Author), Yu, Xinbao (Author & Presenter), Gautam, Sandesh (Author), Hoyos, Laureano (Author), "Influence of Ionic Soil Stabilizer (ISS) Dosage on the Stabilization Effectiveness of Expansive Soils", Orlando, Florida, USA. (March , 2018).
    • March  2018
      Lei, Gang (Author), Yu, Xinbao (Author & Presenter), Li, Teng (Author), "Numerical Feasibility Study of an Externally Heated Geothermal Bridge Deck", Orlando, Florida, USA. (March , 2018).
    •  2017
      Hu, Yujie (Author), Yu, Xinbao (Author), Abu-Farsakh, Murad (Author), "Evaluation of CALTRANS Design Methods for Steel Pipe Piles". ( , 2017).
    •  2017
      Tavakoli, Esmat (Author), Yu, Xinbao (Author), He, Shi (Author), Hoyos, Laureano (Author), "Laboratory Evaluation of A Liquid Ionic Stabilizer for An Expansive Soil in North Texas", Dallas, Texas, USA. ( , 2017).
    • June  2017
      Sinha, Saurav (Author), Norouzi, Amir (Author), Pradhan, Asheesh (Author), Yu, Xinbao (Author), Seo, Dong-Jun (Author), Zhang, Nan (Author), "A Field Soil Moisture Study Using Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) and Time Domain Transmissivity (TDT) Sensors", QingDao, China. (June , 2017).
    • May  2017
      Yu, Xinbao (Author), "From soil thermal properties to geothermal Bridge deicing", Beijing, China. (May , 2017).
    • March  2017
      Zhang, Nan, Wang, Xuelin, Yu, Xinbao, "Measurement of Thermal Conductivity Dry-out Curves (TCDC) for Sands and Model Prediction", Orlando, Florida, USA. (March , 2017).
    • January  2017
      Abu-Farsakh, Murad (Author), Fortier, Alicia (Author), Haque, Nafiul (Author), Chen, Qiming (Author), Yu, Xinbao (Author), "Calibration of Resistance Factors for LRFD of Drilled Shafts Using 2010 FHWA Design Method", Washington, DC, USA. (January , 2017).
    • January  2017
      Riahi, Elmira (Author), Yu, Xinbao (Author), "Structural Behavior Of Concrete Manholes Rehabilitated With Epoxy Lining", Washington, DC, USA. (January , 2017).
    •  2016
      Yu, Xinbao, Velpuri, NagaVenkata P, Lee, Hae-In, Chang, Woo-Suk, "Influence Factors for Microbial Induced Calcite Precipitation in Sands.", ShanDong, China. ( , 2016).
    • August  2016
      Yu, Xinbao, Zhang, Nan, Pradhan, Asheesh, Puppala, AnandJ., "Development and Evaluation of a Time Domain Reflectometry Probe for Soil Moisture and Suction Measurement.", Chicago, IL, USA.. (August 14, 2016).
    • August  2016
      Yu, Xinbao, Zhang, Nan, Pradhan, Asheesh, Puppala, AnandJ., "Geothermal Energy for Bridge Deck and Pavement Deicing: A Brief Review.", Chicago, IL, USA.. (August 14, 2016).
    • August  2016
      Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, Asheesh, "Effect of Particle Shape on Geogrid-Reinforced Granules.", Dalian, China. (August 1, 2016).
    • June  2016
      Yu, Xinbao, "Geothermal Energy for Bridge De-Icing And Time Domain Reflectometry", Nanjing Institute of Technology, Nanjing, China. (June 6, 2016).
    •  2015
      Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, A., " Bender Element Testing and Discrete Element Modeling of Shear Wave in Granular Media". ( , 2015).
    •  2015
      Yu, Xinbao, Riahi, E., Najafi, M., Sever, F., "Finite Element Modeling of Full-Scale Concrete Manholes under Soil Pressure", Baltimore, Maryland. ( , 2015).
    •  2015
      YU, Xinbao, Seo, D.J., Kerkez, B., Zink, M., Fang, N., Gao, J., " iSPUW: A Vision for Integrated Sensing and Prediction of Urban Water for Sustainable Cities. In Dynamic Data-Driven Environmental Systems Science ". ( , 2015).
    • November  2015
      Yu, Xinbao, "Using Geothermal Energy to Remove Ice and Snow from Roads and Bridges", Arlington Technology Association, Arlington, Texas. (November 1, 2015).
    • January  2015
      Yu, Xinbao, Riahi, Elmira, Najafi, Mohammad, Entezarmahdi, Alimohammad, "Experimental Investigation and FEM Modeling of Structural Capacity of Circular Precast Concrete Manhole Pipes Lined with Epoxy.", Washington D.C.. (January 11, 2015).
    •  2014
      Yu, Xinbao, Riahi, E., Najafi, M., Sever, F., "Evaluation of the Structural Performance of Epoxy Linings for Manhole Rehabilitation Using Laboratory Testing and FEM Simulations". ( , 2014).
    •  2014
      Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, A., "Study of Geogrid Reinforcement Using Two-Dimensional Discrete Element Method.", Shanghai, China. ( , 2014).
    • May  2014
      Yu, Xinbao, "Time Domain Reflectometry: Recent developments in Civil Engineering", the Institute of Geology and Geophysics, China Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. (May 29, 2014).
    • April  2014
      Yu, Xinbao, "Development of Time Domain Reflectometry Sensors", Oklahoma Statement University, Stillwater, Oklahoma. (April 23, 2014).
    • March  2014
      Yu, Xinbao, "Time Domain Reflectometry and Its Application in Bridge Scour Monitoring", Southeast University, Nanjing, China. (March 31, 2014).
    • February  2014
      Yu, Xinbao, Asheesh, P., Zhang, N., Tjuatja, S., Thapa, B., "Thermo-TDR Probe for Measurement of Soil Moisture, Density, and Thermal Properties.", Atlanta, Georgia. (February 23, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Yu, Xinbao, DeVries, Brett, "LRFD Calibration of Pull Out Resistance Factors Using Survival Analysis for Soil Nails In North Texas", Washington D.C.. (January 12, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Yu, Xinbao, Devries, B., "Calibration of Resistance Factors of Soil Nails for the LBJ Express Project". (January 1, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Yu, Xinbao, Zhang, N., Pradhan, Asheesh, "Development and Evaluation of a Thermo-TDR Probe.", Shanghai, China. (January 1, 2014).
    • January  2014
      Yu, Xinbao, Seo, DJ, Fang, NZ, Zink, M, Gao, J, Kerkez, B, "Integrative sensing and prediction of urban water for sustainable cities (iSPUW)". (January 1, 2014).
    •  2013
      Yu, Xinbao, Tao, J., Yu, X., "Real-time TDR Field Bridge Scour Monitoring System". ( , 2013).
    • August  2013
      Yu, Xinbao, Wickham, J., Mcmullen, R., "Geomechanics of Fracture Density". (August 12, 2013).
    • March  2013
      Yu, Xinbao, Devries, B., Fernandez, C., Zuniga, C., Diaz, Caneja, " Implementation of LRFD for Soil Nails in North Dallas, Texas", Corpus Christi, Texas. (March 19, 2013).
    • August  2012
      Yu, Xinbao, Pradhan, Asheesh, " Real-Time Monitoring of Bridge Scour in Clayey Sediments", Paris, France. (August 27, 2012).
    • March  2012
      Yu, Xinbao, Farsakh, Abu, Yusuf, Murad, " Separated Resistance Factors of Drilled Shafts Based on O-cell Tests", Okland, California. (March 25, 2012).
    • March  2011
      Yu, Xinbao, Pathak, Binay, Abu-Farsakh, Murad, " Interpretation of Lateral Load Test of Batter Pile Group using High Order Polynomials Curve Fitting", Dallas, Texas. (March 13, 2011).
    • August  2009
      Yu, Xinbao, Cai, G.J., Mei, G.X., Wang, Z.Y., " Dynamic Finite Element Analysis of Micropile Foundation in Subgrade", Changsha, Hunan, China. (August 3, 2009).
    • November  2008
      Yu, Xinbao, Yu, X., " 1D and 2D Hydraulic Simulations for Bridge Scour Prediction: A Comparative Study", Tokyo, Japan. (November 5, 2008).
    •  2007
      Yu, Xinbao, Yu, X., "Algorithm for Time Domain Reflectometry Bridge Scour Measurement System", Boston, Massachusetts . ( , 2007).
    •  2006
      Yu, Xinbao, Ji, Shunying, Kerop, JanoyanD., "Direct shear testing of rockfill material", American Society of Civil Engineers, Shanghai, China. ( , 2006).
    • December  2006
      Yu, Xinbao, Yu, Xiong, "State of Practice of NDE technologies in Bridge Inspection", St. Louis, Missouri. (December 4, 2006).
    • August  2006
      Yu, Xinbao, Yu, BillX., "Vibration-Based System for Pavement Condition Evaluation", Chicago, Illinois . (August 13, 2006).

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Mar 2015 to Aug 2020 Use of Geothermal Energy for De-icing Approach Pavement Slabs and Bridge Decks sponsored by  - $1430132.97
      (Funded)
    • Apr 2015 to Mar 2020 I/UCRC Phase I (Site Addition): Expansion of CICI to Add a New Site at UTA on Sustainable Utilization of Composites in Infrastructure Systems sponsored by  - $357000
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2015 to Aug 2018 Stabilization of Expansive Soil Using A New Proprietary Chemical -TX ProChem sponsored by  - $69362
      (Funded)
    • Apr 2015 to Aug 2017 Pilot Implementation Using Geofoam for Repair of Bridge Approach Slabs and Adjoining Roadway sponsored by  - $336370
      (Funded)
    • July 2017 to Dec 2019 Spray Applied Pipe Liner Structural Design Methodology in Gravity Storm Water Conduits sponsored by  - $400034
      (Funded)
    • Oct 2014 to Sept 2018 CyberSEES Type 2: Integrative Sensing and Prediction of Urban Water for Sustainable Cities sponsored by  - $1196300
      (Funded)
    • Aug 2014 to Aug 2016 Calibration of LRFD Geotechnical Axial ( Tensions and Compression) Resustance Factors for California sponsored by  - $221185
      Xinbao Yu (Funded)
    • Sept 2013 to Aug 2014 Pilot Implementation Project using Geofoam sponsored by  - $52060
      (Funded)
    • June 2013 to Aug 2014 Laboratory Study of Thermal Properties of Soil for Sustainable Geothermal Energy Applications sponsored by  - $10000
      Xinbao Yu (Funded)

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Mandakini Chowdhury, (Civil Engineering)
    • Present
      Nice Kaneza, (Civil Engineering)
      Soil Thermal Cell Test of Unsaturated Soils
    • Present
      Samrat Raut, (Civil Engineering)
      FEM modeling of CMP Repaired with Liners
    • Present
      Sunil Adhikari, (Civil Engineering)
      FEM of Soil-Pipe Interactions
    • Present
      Christian Nicole Gonzales, (Civil Engineering)
      Testing of Soil Thermal Properties
    • Present
      Gang Lei, (Civil Engineering)
      Geothermal Bridge Deicing
    • Present
      Omid Habibzadeh Bigdarvish, (Civil Engineering)
      Geothermal Bridge Deicing
    • Present
      Hiramani Chimauriya, (Civil Engineering)
      Soil Box Test of CMP Repaired with Liners
    • Present
      Rahul Yadav, (Civil Engineering)
      Sustainability of Geothermal Deicing
    • Present
      Aritra Banerjee, (Civil Engineering)
      TxDOT geothermal Deicing, research coordination and development
    • Present
      Mark Hurley, (Civil Engineering)
      Geothermal Bridge Deicing
    • Present
      Sandesh Gautam, (Civil Engineering)
      Ionic Stabilizer for Expansive Soil Treatment
    • Present
      Ghorbanpourbabakandi Aminollah, (Civil Engineering)
      Mine Tailings Amended by Fly Ash
    • Present
      Natnael Asfaw, (Civil Engineering)
      Soil Retaining Structures
    • Present
      Teng Li, (Civil Engineering)
      Geothermal Bridge Deicing
    • Present
      Rakib Hasan, (Civil Engineering)
      Reliability based Deep Foundation Design
    • Present
      Xuelin Wang, (Civil Engineering)
      PhD Student
      Signal Analyses of TDR Sensors
    • Present
      Shi He, Co-advisor (Civil Engineering)
      Liquid Chemical Stabilizer for Expansive Soils
    • Present
      Chad Bullard, (Civil Engineering)
      Graduate Advisor
    • Aug 2017
      Nan Zhang, (Civil Engineering)
    • July 2017
      Aravind Pedarla, (Civil Engineering)
      TxDOT geothermal Deicing, research coordination and development
    • May 2017
      Carlos Saldana, (Civil Engineering)
      Graduate Advisor
    • Aug 2016
      Saurav Sinha, (Civil Engineering)
    • Aug 2016
      Yujie Hu, (Civil Engineering)
    • Aug 2016
      Elmira Riahi, (Civil Engineering)
    • Feb 2016
      Mohammad Saifuddin Ahamed,
      Graduate Advisor
    • Jan 2016
      Kartheek Tummala,
      Graduate Advisor
    • Jan 2016
      Sree roop Ravipat,
      Graduate Advisor
    • Aug 2015
      Nan Zhang, Lead Advisor (Civil Engineering)
    • Aug 2015
      Asheesh Pradhan, (Civil Engineering)
    • May 2015
      Prasanna Kumar, (Civil Engineering)
    • May 2015
      Seokwoon Kim, (Civil Engineering)
      Graduate Advisor
    • Jan 2015
      Esmat Tavakol,
    • Jan 2015
      Karthik Bolla,
    • Jan 2015
      Mahan Pasdarpour,
    • Dec 2014
      Tejo Vikash Bheemasetti, Co-advisor (Civil Engineering)
    • 2013
      Yonas Tanga, (Civil Engineering)
      Graduate Advisor
    • Aug 2013
      Brett DeVries, (Civil Engineering)

Courses

      • CE 6699-024 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 102381)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CE 6999-024 DISSERTATION
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      • CE 5364-001 FOUNDATION ANALYSIS & DESIGN
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      • CE 4321-001 FOUNDATION ENGINEERING
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      • CE 4321-101 FOUNDATION ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102209)
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      • CE 6997-024 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102385)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • AREN 3343-001 SOIL MECHANICS
        (Course Id: 112973)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • AREN 3343-101 SOIL MECHANICS
        (Course Id: 112973)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CE 3343-001 SOIL MECHANICS
        (Course Id: 102179)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CE 3343-101 SOIL MECHANICS
        (Course Id: 102179)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CE 3343-201 SOIL MECHANICS
        (Course Id: 102179)
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      • CE 5698-024 THESIS
        (Course Id: 102318)
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      • CE 5191-024 ADV STUDY CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102237)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
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        (Course Id: 102381)
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      • CE 7399-024 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CE 6311-001 ADVANCED FOUNDATION DESIGN
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      • CE 6699-024 DISSERTATION
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • CE 6397-024 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102375)
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      • CE 6697-024 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
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      • CE 5698-024 THESIS
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      • CE 5191-024 ADV STUDY CIVIL ENGINEERING
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • AREN 3343-101 SOIL MECHANICS
        (Course Id: 112973)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CE 3343-001 SOIL MECHANICS
        (Course Id: 102179)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • CE 3343-101 SOIL MECHANICS
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      • CE 5698-024 THESIS
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      • CE 6397-024 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
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      • AREN 3343-001 SOIL MECHANICS
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      • CE 4322-001 APPLICATION WITH GEOSYNTHETICS
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      • CE 5372-001 GEOSYNTHETICS
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      • CE 6197-024 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102320)
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        (Course Id: 102375)
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      • CE 5698-024 THESIS
        (Course Id: 102318)
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      • CE 5191-024 ADV STUDY CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102237)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • CE 7399-024 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
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      • CE 5698-024 THESIS
        (Course Id: 102318)
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      • CE 6699-024 DISSERTATION
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • CE 4322-001 APPLICATION WITH GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102210)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CE 4322-002 APPLICATION WITH GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102210)
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      • CE 6699-024 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 102381)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CE 5372-001 GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102308)
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      • CE 5372-002 GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102308)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CE 6697-024 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102380)
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      • CE 3343-001 SOIL MECHANICS
        (Course Id: 102179)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CE 3343-002 SOIL MECHANICS
        (Course Id: 102179)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • CE 7399-024 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • CE 5367-001 DESIGN OF EARTH STRUCTURES
        (Course Id: 102303)
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        (Course Id: 102303)
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      • CE 6999-024 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 102386)
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      • CE 4320-001 EARTH STRUCTURES DESIGN
        (Course Id: 102208)
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      • CE 6397-024 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
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      • CE 5698-024 THESIS
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      • CE 5191-024 ADV STUDY CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102237)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CE 6311-001 ADVANCED FOUNDATION DESIGN
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
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        (Course Id: 102333)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CE 4322-001 APPLICATION WITH GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102210)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CE 5372-001 GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102308)
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      • CE 5372-002 GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102308)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CE 6197-024 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102320)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CE 6697-024 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102380)
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      • CE 6997-024 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102385)
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      • CE 5698-024 THESIS
        (Course Id: 102318)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CE 6300-001 ADV TOPICS IN CIVIL ENGR
        (Topic: Adv Geotechnical Modeling | Course Id: 102322)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CE 6697-024 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 102380)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • CE 4322-001 APPLICATION WITH GEOSYNTHETICS
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      • CE 5372-001 GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102308)
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      • CE 5372-002 GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102308)
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      • CE 3343-001 SOIL MECHANICS
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      • CE 5698-024 THESIS
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        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • CE 6697-024 RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
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      • CE 3343-001 SOIL MECHANICS
        (Course Id: 102179)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • CE 4322-001 APPLICATION WITH GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102210)
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      • CE 5372-001 GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102308)
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      • CE 5372-002 GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102308)
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        (Course Id: 102238)
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      • CE 6311-001 ADVANCED FOUNDATION DESIGN
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • CE 4322-001 APPLICATION WITH GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102210)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • CE 5372-001 GEOSYNTHETICS
        (Course Id: 102308)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
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        (Course Id: 102308)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011

Service to the University

    • 2011 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      ASCE Geo-Institute - Geo-Wall Competition
      Dr. Yu advised a student group including 3 under graduate students and 5 graduate students to participate the GeoWall competition.
    • 2011 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      Upward Bound Math and Science Summer Residence Institute and the Siemens Research Competition
      Dr. Yu serves as a research advisor for Upward Bound Math and Science Center (UBMS). He supervises one high school senior students to conduct a six week research program from June 9th through July 20th. He designed a laboratory research and training program for the students; he meets and advises the student weekly, providing scientific training.

Service to the Profession

    • 2014 to  Present
      Member
      Technical committee, Geo-Institute Technical Committee on Unsaturated Soils
    • 2013 to  Present
      Member
      Technical committee, Engineering Behavior of Unsaturated Soils, AFP60, TRB
    • 2011 to  Present
      Editor, Associate Editor
      10th International Chinese Conference of Transportation Professionals (ICCTP 2010).
    • 2011 to  Present
      Committee Member
      5th International Conference on Scour and Erosion
      Review committee
    • 2011 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal ArticleCanada)
      Canadian Geotechnical Journal
    • 2011 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal ArticleCanada)
      Geotechnical Testing Journal
    • 2011 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      ICE journal - Environmental Geotechnics
    • 2011 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      ICE journal - Environmental Geotechnics
    • 2011 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Applied Mathematics
    • 2011 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of ASTM International
    • 2011 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
    • 2011 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
    • 2011 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management
    • 2011 to  Present
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Testing and Evaluation
    • 2011 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      National Science Foundation
    • 2011 to  Present
      Member
      Technical committee, Geo-Institute Geotechnics of Soil Erosion Committee
    • 2010 to  Present
      Member
      Committee on Exploration and Classification of Earth Materials, AFP20, Transportation Research Board
    • 2016 to  2016
      Session Chair
      GeoChicago
    • 2016 to  2016
      Session Chair
      GeoChina
    • 2014 to  2014
      Session Chair
      GeoShanghai
    • 2009 to  2012
      Member
      Technical committee, Geo-Institute Computational Geotechnics
    • 2011 to  2011
      Proceeding Reviewer
      GeoHunan International Conference II
    • 2010 to  2010
      Proceeding Reviewer
      ASCE GeoFlorida
    • 2010 to  2010
      Proceeding Reviewer
      ASCE GeoShanghai
    • Aug 2009 to  Aug 2009
      Proceeding Reviewer (Changsha, Hunan, China)
      ASCE GeoHunan
    • Mar 2009 to  Mar 2009
      Proceeding Reviewer (Orlando, Florida, United States)
      International Foundation Congress & Equipment Expo

Service to the Community

    • 2011 to  Present
      VolunteerTexas, United States)
      Texas Board of Professional Engineers
      Provide Lectures for the Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Exam Review Courses
    • June 2016 to  June 2016
      Guest Speaker (Nanjing, China)
      Nanjing Institute of Technology
      Geothermal Energy for Bridge De-Icing and Time Domain Reflectometry,
    • Nov 2015 to  Nov 2015
      Guest Speaker (Arlington, Texas, United States)
      Arlington Technology Association
      Using Geothermal Energy to Remove Ice and Snow from Roads and Bridges
    • May 2014 to  May 2014
      Guest Speaker (Beijing, China)
      The Institute of Geology and Geophysics, China Academy of Sciences (IGGCAS)
      Time Domain Reflectometry: Recent Developments in Civil Engineering.
    • Apr 2014 to  Apr 2014
      Guest Speaker (Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States)
      Department of Civil Engineering Seminar, Oklahoma State University
      Development of Time Domain Reflectometry Sensors.
    • Mar 2010 to  Mar 2010
      Guest Speaker (Nanjing, China)
      Southeast University
      Time Domain Reflectometry and Its Application in Bridge Scour Monitoring