Published


Thesis

Arbuckle, P. “Discovering Institutional Barriers and Opportunities for Sustainable Concrete Construction” Masters Thesis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007.

Chan, A. “Economic and Environmental Evaluations of Life Cycle Cost Analysis Practice: A Case Study of Michigan DOT Pavement Projects” Masters Thesis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007.

Chandler, R.F.(2004).Life-Cycle Cost Model for Evaluating the Sustainability of Bridge Decks - A Comparison of Conventional Concrete Joints and Engineered Cementitious Composite Link Slabs. M.S. (Natural Resource and Environment), University of Michigan.

Kendall, A. “Concrete Infrastructure Sustainability: Life Cycle Metrics, Materials Design, and Optimized Distribution of Cement Production” Ph..D. Thesis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007.

Kendall, A (2004). A Dynamic Life Cycle Assessment Tool for Comparing Bridge Deck Designs, M.S. (Natural Resource and Environment), University of Michigan.

Lepech, M. 'A Paradigm for Integrated Structures and Materials Design for Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure' PhD Thesis. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. August 2006.

Qian, S. “Influence of Concrete Material Ductility on the Behavior of High Stress Concentration Zones” Ph.D. Thesis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007.

Wang, S. (2005). Micromechanics Based Matrix Design for ECCs. Ph.D., University of Michigan

Yang, E. (2007). Design of Functionality in Engineered Cementitious Composites. Ph.D., University of Michigan


Proceeding Papers

Kapur, A., Kendall, A., Keoleian, G.A., Kesler, S., and van Oss, H.G., "Dynamic Modeling of Cement In-Use Stocks in United States." Third International Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) Proceedings. Stockholm, Sweden (2005): 225-227.

Kapur, A. and Keoleian, G., "Dynamic Modeling of Material Stocks - Case Study of Cement Flows in the United States", (2008). Changing Stocks, Flows and Behaviors in Industrial Ecosystems. Eds: Ruth, M. and B. Davidsdottir. Edward Elgar Publishing (In press)

Kendall, A., Keoleian, G., and Chandler, R., "An Integrated LCA-LCC Model for Evaluating Concrete Infrastructure Sustainability." Third International Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE) Proceedings. Stockholm, Sweden (2005): 157-159.

Keoleian, G., A. Kendall, M. Lepech and V. Li.  "Guiding the design and application of new materials for enhancing sustainability performance: Framework and infrastructure application". Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., Materials Research Society (2006) Vol. 895, 0895-G06-01.1-01.13.

Keoleian, G.A., Kendall,A., Chandler, R., Helfand, G.E., Lepech, M., and Li., V.C., "Life Cycle Cost Model for Evaluating the Sustainability of Bridge Decks". In Proceedings, Advances in Life-Cycle Analysis and Design of Civil Infrastructure Systems. Eds Andrzej S. Nowak and Dan M. Frangopol, pp 143-150, 2005.

Keoleian, G.A., Kendall,A., Chandler, R., Helfand, G., Lepech, M., and Li., V., "Life cycle model for evaluating the sustainability of concrete infrastructure systems." International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR) 2005 Proceedings. Paper No. 23.2. Rome, Italy, 2005.

Lepech, M.D.; G.A. Keoleian; S. Qian; V.C. Li "Design of Green Engineered Cementitious Composites for Pavement Overlay Applications" Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering. June 10-14, 2008. Varenna, Italy. Pp. 837-842

Lepech, M., "Chapter 6: Durability, Economical, Ecological, and Social Aspects (life cycle cost considerations) of Strain Hardening Cementitious Composites", State of the Art Report, RILEM Technical on High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites. (2006)

Lepech, M., and V.C. Li, "Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering: Integrating Material and Structural Design with Life Cycle Analysis",(2006) Advances in Cement and Concrete X: Sustainability. Eds. K. Schrivener, P. Monteiro, and S. Hanehara. ECI, pp. 55-60

Lepech, M., Li, V.C., and Keoleian, G. " Sustainable Infrastructure Material Design." In Proceedings, Advances in Life-Cycle Analysis and Design of Civil Infrastructure Systems. Eds Andrzej S. Nowak and Dan M. Frangopol, pp 83-90, 2005.

Lepech, M., and V.C. Li, “Water Permeability of Cracked Cementitious Composites,” In Proceedings, ICF11, Turin, Italy, March, 2005.

Lepech, M., and V. Li, “Durability and Long Term Performance of Engineered Cementitious Composites,” International Workshop on HPFRCC Structural Applications, Hawaii, May, 2005.

Lepech, M.  and V.C. Li,  “Design and Field Demonstration of ECC Link Slabs for Jointless Bridge Decks ConMat’05,  Vancouver,  Canada,  August, 2005.

Li, M., M. Sahmaran, and V.C. Li, "Effect of Cracking and Healing on Durability of Engineered Cementitious Composites Under Marine Environment", Proc., High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites (HPFRCC5), Eds. H.W. Reinhardt and A.E. Naaman, Mainz, Germany, pp. 313-322, 2007.

Li, M., and V.C. Li, "Durability of HES-ECC Repair Under Mechanical and Environmental Loading Conditions," Proc., High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites (HPFRCC5), Eds. H.W. Reinhardt and A.E. Naaman, Mainz, Germany, pp. 399-408, 2007.

Li, M., and V.C. LI," The Influence of Surface Preparation on the Behavior of ECC/Concrete Layer Repair System under Drying Shrinkage Conditions," International Workshop on HPFRCC Structural Applications, Hawaii, May, 2005.

Li, V.C., and H. Stang, "Elevating FRC Material Ductility to Infrastructure Durability,"In Fiber-Reinforced Concretes, Proceedings, BEFIB 2004, Ed. M.di Prisco, R. Felicetti and G.A. Plizzari, pp. 171-186, 2004.

Li, V.C., and E.H. Yang," Self-Healing in Concrete Materials" Self Healing Materials: An Alternative Approach to 20 Centuries of Material Science. Eds. S. van der Zwaag. Springer. pp. 161-193

Li, V.C., Lepech, M., Wang, S., Weimann, M., and Keoleian, G., "Development of Green ECC for Sustainable Infrastructure Systems." In Proceedings., International Workshop on Sustainable Development and Concrete Technology, Beijing, China, Ed. K. Wang, Published by Iowa State University, 181-192, 2004.

Li, V.C., and Lepech, M., "General Design Assumptions of Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC)," International Workshop on HPFRCC Structural Applications, Hawaii, May, 2005.

Li, V.C. and M. Lepech,"Engineered Cementitious Composites: Design, Performance, Applications," Ultra-ductile Concrete with Short Fibers, Proceedings of the Technische Universitat Kaiserslautern. Ed. V. Mechtcherine. 2005. pp. 99-120

Li, V.C.,"Integrated Structures and Materials Design," Knud Hojggard Foundation Conference, Lyngby, Denmark, June, 2005.

Li, V.C., "Engineered Cementitious Composites", ConMat'05, Vancouver, Canada, August, 2005.

Li, V.C., S. Qian, H. Zhang and G.A. Keoleian, "Sustainable Infrastructure With Durable Fibre Concrete Material", (2008). Congress 2008 - Concrete: Construction's Sustainable Option. Dundee Scotland 8-10 July (In press)

Li, V.C., "Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) : Material, Structural, and Durability Performance", (2008). Ed. E. Nawy. Chapter 24 in: Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook. CRC Press (In press)

Qian, S., V.C. Li, H. Zhang, and G.A. Keoleian, "Durable and Sustainable Overlay with ECC", (2008). 9th International Conference of the Society of Concrete Pavement. San Francisco, CA. August 17-21 (In press)

Wang, S., and Li, V.C.," Polyvinyl Alcohol Fiber Reinforced Engineered Cementitious Composites: Material Design And Performances," International Workshop on HPFRCC Structural Applications, Hawaii, May, 2005.

Yang, Y., Lepech, M., and Li, V.C.,"Self-Healing of Engineered Cementitious Composites Under Cyclic Wetting and Drying," Proceedings, International Workshop on Durability of Reinforced Concrete under Combined Mechanical and Climatic Loads (CMCL), Qingdao, China, October, 2005.

Zhang, H.; G.A. Keoliean; M.D. Lepech "An Integrated Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Analysis Model for Pavement Overlay Systems" Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering. June 10-14, 2008. Varenna, Italy. Pp.907-912


Journal Papers

Chan, A., Keoleian, G., Gabler, E. “Evaluation of Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Practices Used by the Michigan Department of Transportation” Journal of Transportation Engineering, 134:6, 236-245, June 2008.

Keoleian, G.A., Kendall, A., Dettling, J.E., Smith, V.M., Chandler, R.F., Lepech, M.D., and Li, V.C. "Life Cycle Modeling of Concrete Bridge Design: Comparison of Engineered Cementitious Composite Link Slabs and Conventional Steel Expansion Joints", Journal of Infrastructure Systems,11(1):51-60, 2005.

Kendall, A., Keoleian , G. A., Lepech, M. D. “Materials Design for Sustainability through Life Cycle Modeling of Engineered Cementitious Composites” Materials and Structures Accepted July 25, 2007.

Kendall, A., G.A. Keoleian, G.E. Helfand, “An Integrated Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Cost Analysis Model for Concrete Bridge Deck Applications” Journal of Infrastructure Systems., Accepted Oct. 24, 2006.

Lepech, M.D. “Large Scale Processing of Engineered Cementitious Composites” ACI Materials Journal, 358-366, July-August 2008.

Lepech, M.D. and V.C. Li, “Long Term Durability Performance of Engineered Cementitious Composites,” Int’l J. for Restoration of Buildings and Monuments, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 119-132, 2006.

Li, M., and V.C. Li, “Behavior of ECC/Concrete Layered Repair System Under Drying Shrinkage Conditions,” Int’l J. for Restoration of Buildings and Monuments, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp.143-160, 2006.

Li, V.C., "Durable Overlay Systems with Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC)", International Journal for Restoration of Buildings and Monuments, 9(2): 215-234, 2003.

Li, V.C., “High Performance Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites as Durable Material for Concrete Structure Repair,” International Journal for Restoration of Buildings and Monuments, 10(2): 163–180, 2004.

Li, V.C., “Integrated Structures and Materials Design,” RILEM Journal of Materials and Structures, 40 (4) 387-396, 2007.

Sahmaran, M., M. Li, and V. C. Li 'Transport Properties of Engineered Cementitious Composites Under Chloride Exposure', ACI Materials Journal, pg. 303-310, November-December 2007.

Sahmaran, M., and V.C. Li, “De-icing Salt Scaling Resistance of Mechanically Loaded Engineered Cementitious Composites,” J. Cement and Concrete Research, 37, 1035-1046, 2007.

Sahmaran, M., V.C. Li, and C. Andrade, "Corrosion Resistance Performance of Steel-Reinforced Engineered Cementitious Composites Beams," Submitted, ACI Materials, Dec., 2006.

Sahmaran, M., and V.C. Li, “Durability of Mechanically Loaded Engineered Cementitious Composites under Highly Alkaline Environment”, J. Cement and Concrete Composites, September, 2007.

Sahmaran, M., and V.C. Li, "Influence of Microcracking on Water Absorption and Sorptivity of ECC," RILEM Journal of Materials and Structures. 2008. DOI:10.1617/s11527-008-9406-6.

Wang, S. and Li, V. C., "Engineered Cementitious Composites with High-volume Fly Ash", ACI Material Journal, Vol 104, No. 3, May-June, 2007, pp. 233-241.

Yang, E. and V.C. Li, “Numerical Study on Steady-State Cracking of Composites,” Composites Science and Technology Vol. 67(151-156), 2007.

Yang, E.H., Y. Yang, and V.C. Li, "Use of High Volumes of Fly Ash to Improve ECC Mechanical Properties and Material Greenness,"ACI Materials Journal, 104(6): 620-628 Nov/Dec, 2007.


Invited Presentations

Arbuckle, P. “Discovering Levers for Sustainable Concrete Infrastructure Using Social Network Analysis” 2007 Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, Toronto, Canada, June 20, 2007.

Kendall, A. “Assessing Impacts of Megaquarry Development in the Cement Industry through Spatial and Transportation Network Analysis” 2007 Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, Toronto, Canada, June 18, 2007.

Keoleian, G.A. 'Industrial Ecology: Systems Based Tools for Assessing and Enhancing Sustainability' Invited lecture at Complexity in Industrial Ecology Workshop, University of Michigan Center for Study of Complex Systems, April 20, 2006.

Keoleian, G.A. “Integrated design framework for sustainable concrete infrastructure materials and systems” 2007 AAAS Annual Meeting, New Models for Materials Use, Biocomplexity and Sustainability Symposium, February 19, 2007, San Francisco.

Keoleian , GA. “Life Cycle Models and Metrics: the Sustainability Compass for Energy Systems, Products, & Technology” Wrigley Lecture, Arizona State University, February 1, 2007.

Keoleian, G.A. A. Kendall, R. Chandler, G.E. Helfand, M. Lepech and V.C. Li "Life Cycle Cost Model for Evaluating the Sustainability of Bridge Decks" 4th International Workshop on Life-Cycle Costs Analysis and Design of Civil Infrastructure Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, May 8-11, 2005.

Keoleian, G.A., Kendall,A., Chandler, R., Helfand, G., Lepech, M., and Li., V.., "Life cycle model for evaluating the sustainability of concrete infrastructure systems." International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR) 2005 Proceedings. Paper No. 23.2. Rome, Italy, 2005.

Lepech, M. '“Bendable” Concrete – Impacts on Repair, Life Cycle Costs, and Sustainability' Invited keynote at the International Concrete Repair Institute - Michigan Chapter Inaugural Meeting. May 18, 2006.

Lepech, M. “Integrated Structure and Materials Design for Sustainable Concrete Transportation Infrastructure” 2007 Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, Toronto, Canada, June 18, 2007.

Lepech, M. 'Sustainable Infrastructure through Engineered Cementitious Composites' Invited keynote at the Michigan Concrete Association Winter Conference. February 10, 2006.

Li, V.C., "A New Research Framework for Sustainable Infrastructure - A Systems Approach," Invited lecture at the NSF MUSES Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, September, 2004.

Li, V.C.,“Breaking the Structural Deterioration Cycle Through Materials Technology,” Invited lecture at the ACBM Concrete Crack Workshop, Evanston, IL, August, 2005.

Li, V.C. 'Ductile Concrete,' Invited lecture by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Maryland, Dec., 2005.

Li, V.C. 'Ductile Sustainable Concrete,' Invited lecture, Research Institute of Highways, Beijing, China, May, 2006.

Li, V.C. 'ECC Technology, Applications, and Potential Markets,' Invited lecture at W.R. Grace Construction Products, Boston, MA., Oct., 2005.

Li, V.C. 'Fracture Mechanics, Composite Design, and Tall Buildings,' Keynote lecture, Int’l Conference on Fracture of Materials: Moving Forwards, Sydney, Australia, Jan., 2006.

Li, V.C.,“Integrated Structures and Materials Design,” Invited lecture at the ACBM Concrete Crack Workshop Evanston, IL, August, 2005.

Li, V.C. 'Integrated Structures and Materials Design,' Invited lecture at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, Nov., 2005.

Li, V.C. 'Micromechanics Based Structural Concrete Design and Applications,' Invited lecture at Southeast University, Nanjing, China, Nov., 2005.

Li, V.C. 'Next Generation Structural Concrete,' Invited lecture by Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, May, 2006.

Li, V.C. 'Next Generation Structural Concrete,' Invited lecture by Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, May, 2006.

Li, V.C. 'Next Generation Structural Concrete,' Invited lecture by Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, May, 2006.

Li, V.C.,“Next Generation Structural Concrete – Development and Applications,” Keynote lecture at the International Seminar on Better Quality of Concrete and Competitiveness of the Construction Industry,” Seoul, Korea, Jan., 2005.

Li, V.C.,“Next Generation Structural Concrete – Development and Applications,” Invited Seminar, Stanford University, CA, US, May, 2005.

Li, V.C.,“Next Generation Structural Concrete – Science and Technology,” Invited lecture by W.R. Grace Construction, Boston, August, 2005.

Li, V.C. 'Non-Brittle Concrete – An Overview of the Technology,' Invited lecture by the Cement Association of Canada, Toronto, Dec., 2005.

Li, V.C. 'Self-Healing of Engineered Cementitious Composites under Cyclic Wetting and Drying,' Invited lecture at Int’l Workshop on Durability of Reinforced Concrete Under Combined Mechanical and Climatic Loads,” Qingdao, China, Oct., 2005.

Li, V.C. “Self-Healing in Concrete Materials,” Keynote, 1st Int’l Conf. on Self Healing Materials, Noordwijk, the Netherlands, April, 2007.

Li, V.C.,“Self-Healing in Engineered Cementitious Materials,” Workshop on Self-Healing Materials, Noordwijk aan Zee, The Netherlands, April 4-5, 2005.

Li, V.C. 'Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering: Integrating with Life-Cycle Analysis,' Invited lecture at ECI Conference on Advances in Cement and Concrete X: Sustainability, Davos, Switzerland, July, 2006.

Li, V.C. “Sustainable Infrastructure Via Materials Engineering,” Invited lecture, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, Feb., 2007.

Li, V.C. 'Transforming Material Microstructure Design to Infrastructure Performance via ECC,' Invited lecture by Japan Society of Civil Engineers TC-334, Tokyo, Japan, May 2006.

Li, V.C.,“Why "Bendable" Concrete? – An Overview of the Technology,” Invited lecture by the Michigan Concrete Institute, Michigan, August, 2005.

Zhang, H. “Dynamic Life Cycle Modeling of Pavement Overlay System: capturing the impacts of users, construction, and roadway deterioration” 2007 Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, Toronto, Canada, June 19, 2007.


Awaiting Publication

Kapur, A., Keoleian, G., Kendall, A., and Kesler, S. “Dynamic Modeling of In-use Cement Stocks in United States”. Submitted for publication in Journal of Industrial Ecology., September, 2005.

Kapur, A., Keoleian, G., Kendall, A., Kesler, S., and van Oss, H.G., "The Contemporary Cement Cycle of United States", Natural Resources Forum, p. , vol. , ( ). final draft for internal review.

Kendall, A., S. Kesler, G.A. Keoleian, “Geologic vs. Geographic Constraints on Cement Resources” Resources Policy (In Press)

Kendall, A., S. Kesler, G.A. Keoleian, “Network Analysis of Cement Production: Comparing the transportation energy and cost of megaquarries and decentralized mineral production” Journal of Transport Geography Submitted.

Lepech, M.D., and V.C. Li, “Permeability of Engineered Cementitious Composites,” Submitted for publication in Journal of Cement and Contrete Composites, Dec., 2006.

Lepech, M.D. and G.A. Keoleian " Guiding Sustainable Infrastructure Design by Integrating Diffusion Innovation, Dynamic Stock Accounting, and Material Flow Analysis" Journal of Industrial Ecology, Submitted.

Lepech, M.D.; V.C. Li; R.E. Robertson; G.A. Keoleian " Design of Green Engineered Cementitious Composites for Improved Sustainability" Accepted to ACI Material Journal, May 2008.

Lepech, M.D. and V.C. Li, "Design and Field Demonstration of ECC Link Slabs for Jointless Bridge Decks", RILEM Journal of Materials and Structures. Submitted.

Qian, S., M. Lepech, Y.Y. Kim, and V.C. Li, "Interface Design Proposed for Bridge Deck Link Slabs Using Ductile ECC", ACI Structural Journal. Submitted.

Qian, S., Lepech, M., and Li, V.C. “Transition Zone Analysis and Design for Bridge Deck Link Slabs using Ductile Concrete” ACI Structural Journal. Submitted July 2007.

Qian, S., V.C. Li, G. Keoleian, H. Zhang “Durable and Sustainable Pavement Overlay” ACI Structural Journal. Submitted

Yang, E., Y. Yang, and V.C. Li, "Effects of Fly Ash Content on Mechanical Properties, Drying Shrinkage, and Environmental Impacts of Engineered Cementitious Composites," ACI Materials Journal, Aug 2006. Submitted.

Yang, Y., M.D. Lepech, E.H. Yang, and V.C. Li, "Autogenous Healing of Engineered Cementitious Composites Under Wet-Dry Cycles," Journal of Cement and Concrete Research Submitted.

Zhang, H.; G.A. Keoleian; M.D. Lepech "Life Cycle Optimization of Pavement Overlay Systems" Submitted to Journal of Transportation Engineering, December 2007.

Zhang, H., Lepech, M., Keoleian, G., Qian, S., Li, V.C. “Dynamic Life Cycle Modeling of Pavement Overlay System: Capturing the Impacts of Users, Construction, and Roadway Deterioration” Journal of Transportation Engineering, Submitted May 2007

Zhang, H. and S. Batterman “Estimating Time Allocation Shifts and Exposure due to Traffic Congestion: An Analysis using the National Human Activity Pattern Survey” Science of the Total Environment, In preparation

Zhang, H. and S. Batterman “Investigating the Relationships between Traffic Counts and Air Pollutant Concentrations using Generalized Additive Model and CALINE4,” Atmospheric Environment, In preparation


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