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  1. Understanding Fundamentals of Asphalt Concrete Materials using Discrete Element Models

    04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Yu Liu

      Asphalt concrete is highly used for building highway or runway pavements, whose performances are not only governed by its components’ properties, but also impacted by loading and...

    http://nees.org/resources/1883

  2. Piezoelectric Nanoribbon Assemblies Printed onto Rubber for Highly Efficient, Flexible Energy Harvesting

    04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Michael C. McAlpine

      The research objective of this proposal is the hierarchical assembly of highly efficient nanoengineered piezoelectric materials onto rubber and plastic to harvest biomechanical energy for...

    http://nees.org/resources/1889

  3. Data Integration and Model Development to Mitigate Urban Flooding Hazards Linked to Sea Level Rise

    04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Brett F Sanders

      Urban geospatial data affords a high-resolution (ca. 1 m) representation of terrain heights, land cover, and civil infrastructure that, when coupled with flood simulation algorithms,...

    http://nees.org/resources/1934

  4. NEESR-CR: Topographic Effects in Strong Ground Motion: From Physical and Numerical Modeling to Design

    04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Dominic Assimaki

    Topographic effects refer to the modification and amplification of seismic ground motion in the vicinity of topographic features such as hillsides, ridges, and canyons. This well-documented...

    http://nees.org/resources/2056

  5. Antibacterial Silica Nanoparticles Impact on Water Quality: Experiments Involving MF254A, Ralstonia pickettii species, in Ultrapure Water (UPW)

    02 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Lisa Jones

    According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the public is being bombarded with ads for cleansers, soaps, toothbrushes, dishwashing detergents, and hand lotions, all containing...

    http://nees.org/resources/1878

  6. Probabilistic study of cascading failures in complex interdependent lifeline systems

    02 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Isaac David Hernandez-Fajardo

      Urban distributed lifelines constitute the backbone of modern cities’ services. These systems depend on each other to serve large urban areas and growing population. Such conditions...

    http://nees.org/resources/1867