Publication

JOURNAL PAPERS IN PREPARATION (STUDENTS UNDERLINED)

The following papers are at different preparation stages. They are listed to present our current research focus and efforts.

  1. Tao, J.* and Huang, S. Modeling Bio-inspired Burrowing Mechanism using Cavity Expansion Theory and DEM (In Preparation)
  2. Li, J., Bao, R., Cutright, T., and Tao, J.* Bio-inspired Bridge Scour Countermeasure: Streamlining and Bio-cementation (To be submitted to Journal of Hydraulic Research)
  3. Tao, J.* and Tao, H. A Conceptual Model of Critical Hydraulic Gradient for Piping Considering Friction Resistance (To be submitted to Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering)
  4. Tao, H. and Tao, J.* Quantitative Analysis of Microscopic Fabric Evolution of Internal Erosion Using DEM and Community Detection Method (In Preparation)
  5. Li, J. and Tao, J.* Erosional Behavior of Granular Materials Around Bridge Piers: Insights from Coupled CFD-DEM Modeling (In Preparation)
  6. Mopur, G., Tao, J.* and Liang, R. Stabilization of Peat Subgrade for Existing Roadways Using Geosynthetics Encased Polyurethane Foam Columns: Laboratory Feasibility Study (In Preparation)
  7. Li, H., Tao, J.*, Wei, L., and Liu, Y. Explosive Compaction Technology for Loess Embankment Improvement: Simulation and Field Implementation on Cheng-Chao Highway in China. (To be submitted to Engineering Geology)
  8. Bao, R., Cutright, T. and Tao, J.* 2016 Erosional Behavior of Granular Materials Treated with Microbiologically Induced Calcite Precipitation from the Surface (In Preparation)

JOURNAL PAPERS (STUDENTS UNDERLINED)

  1. Bao, R., Chen, L., Cutright, C., Li., L., Zhu, J. and Tao, J.* 2017 Effect of Microbial Induced Calcite Precipitation on Surface Erosion of Granular Soils: Proof of Concept, Transportation Research Record Journal, (Accepted)
  2. Tao, J.* and Tao, H. 2016 Factors Affecting Piping Resistance: A Numerical Modeling Approach. International Journal of Geomechanics (tentatively accepted)
  1. Tao, H. and Tao, J.* 2016 Quantitative Analysis of Piping Erosion Micro-mechanisms with Coupled CFD and DEM Method, Acta Geotechnica DOI: 10.1007/s11440-016-0516-y (In press)
  2. Li, J. & Tao, J.* 2016 DES modeling of erosional forces around streamlined piers and implications to scour countermeasure. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000839
  3. Tao, J.* & Hu, J. 2016 Energy harvesting from pavement via PVDF: Hybrid piezo-pyroelectric effects, Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 17(7):502-511
  4. Zhang, B., Zhang, L., Yang, H., Zhang, Z., and J. 2015 Subsidence Prediction and Susceptibility Zonation for Collapse above Goaf with Thick Alluvial Cover: A Case Study of The Yongcheng Coalfield, Henan Province, China, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, doi: 10.1007/s10064-015-0834-6
  5. Tao, J.* & Li, J. 2015 Streamlining of Bridge Piers as Scour Countermeasures: Effects of curvature of vertical profiles. Transportation Research Record Journal. 2521, pp. 160-169
  6. Li, J. & Tao, J.* Streamlining of Bridge Piers as Scour Countermeasures: Optimization of Cross Sections. Transportation Research Record Journal. No. 2521, pp. 170-180
  7. Tao, J.* & Li, J. 2015 Closure to “Streamlining of Bridge Piers as Scour Countermeasures: Effects of curvature of vertical profiles”. Transportation Research Record Journal. 2521
  8. Tao, J.* & Li, J. 2015 Closure to “Streamlining of Bridge Piers as Scour Countermeasures: Optimization of Cross Sections.” Transportation Research Record Journal. 2521
  9. Tao, J. & Yu, X.* 2015. Bio-inspired Directional Sensor with Piezoelectric Microfiber and Helical Electrodes. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. doi: 10.1177/1045389X15610904
  10. Gao, Q, Tao, J, Hu, J &Yu, X 2015 Laboratory study on the mechanical behaviors of an anisotropic shale rock. Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 7: pp. 213-219.
  11. Wang, R.*, Tao, J., Yu, X. & Dai, L. 2014. Characterization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes/polymethyl meth-acrylate composites as denture base materials. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 111 (4), pp.318-326
  12. Tao, J., Sun, Y., Wu, G. & Yu, X.* 2013. Emulating the directional sensitivity of fish hair cell sensor. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 24(12), pp. 1484-1493
  13. Hu, J., Yu, X.* and Tao, J. 2013 Innovative Chromogenic Materials for Pavement Life Extension: Modeling Study of Surface Temperature of Sustainable Asphalt Pavement International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology 6 (2), 141
  14. Yu, X., Zhang, B., Tao, J. & Yu, X. * 2013. A New Time Domain Reflectometry Bridge Scour Sensor. Structural Health Monitoring. 12 (2), pp. 99-113
  15. Sun, Y., Yu, X., Liu, Z., Liu, Y., Tao, J. Advanced ultrasonic technology for freezing damage prevention of concrete pavement. International Journal of Pavement Research & Technology, 6 (2), pp. 86-92
  16. Liu, Z., Zhang, B., Yu, X., Tao, J., Sun, Y. & Gao, Q. 2013. Thermally Induced Water Flux in Soils. Transportation Research Record. No. 2349, pp. 63–71.
  17. Tao, J. & Yu, X.* 2012. Hair flow sensors: from bio-inspiration to bio-mimicking—a review. Smart Materials and Structures, 21, (Featured Article, Highlight of 2012, Most Read)
  18. Sun, Y., Chung, C.-Y., Yu, X., Liu, Z., Liu, Y. & Tao, J. Advanced ultrasonic technology for air void distribution in concrete. Materials Evaluation, ASNT, 71, pp. 359-368.
  19. Liu, Z., Yu, X.*, Tao, J. & Sun, Y. 2012. Multiphysics extension to physically based analyses of pipes with emphasis on frost actions. Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A, 13, 877-887. doi: 10.1631/jzus.A12ISGT2
  20. Liu, Z., Zhang, B., Yu, X.*, Zhang, B. & Tao, J. A New Method for Soil Water Characteristic Curve Measurement Based on Similarities between Soil Freezing and Drying. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 35, GTJ103653 doi: 10.1520/GTJ103653
  21. Tao, J., Wu, J., Yin, Y. & Zhao, C.* 2008. Laboratory Experiment and Analysis on the Permeability of Supper-deep Cement-soil Mixing Pile. Geotechnical Engineers, 19. (In Chinese)
  22. Wu, J., Liu, F., Tao, J. & Zhao, C.* 2008. Permeability of Super-deep Cement-soil Mixing Piles in Soft Soil Region. Underground Engineering and Tunnels, 2008,12-15. (In Chinese)

GEOTECHNICAL SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS (GSP) ARTICLES

From the preface of ASCE Geotechnical Special Publications (GSP): “All papers included in this publication were peer-reviewed for technical quality and content. Each paper received two positive reviews before being accepted and was revised to conform to any mandatory revisions of the reviewers. All of the papers are eligible for discussion in the Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering and are eligible for ASCE and Geo-Institute awards.”

  1. Huang, S. &Tao, J.*  2017. Penetrating in granular materials: effects of the penetrator dynamics, Geotechnical Frontiers 2017
  2. Li, J. & Tao, J. *        2017. Experimental Study of Pier Streamlining Effect on Bridge Local Scour Under Clear-Water Conditions, Geotechnical Frontiers 2017
  3. Tao, H. & Tao, J. *    2017. Numerical Modeling and Analysis of Suffusion Patterns for Granular Soils, Geotechnical Frontiers 2017
  4. Li, J. & Tao, J. *        2016. Coherent Dynamics of Turbulence Structure around Streamlined Piers, Geo-Chicago 2016: pp. 651-660. doi: 10.1061/9780784480151.064
  1. Tao, H. & Tao, J. *    2016. Numerical Modeling of the Mechanism of Piping Erosion with Coupled CFD and DEM Method, Geo-Chicago 2016: pp. 641-650. doi: 10.1061/9780784480151.063
  1. Hu, J. & Tao, J. 2016 Energy Harvesting from Pavement via PVDF: hybrid piezo-pyroelectric effects, Geo-China 2016: pp. 85-92. doi: 10.1061/9780784480069.011
  1. Li, J., Tao, J. * and Yu, X. Streamlining of Bridge Pier as a Scour Countermeasure: A Feasibility Study using CFD Modeling. IFCEE 2015 pp. 319-329. doi: 10.1061/9780784479087.032 (Most read, Highlighted in Geo-Structure Congress 2016))
  2. Tao, J. and Yu, X.* 2014 Sediment Transport Model Considering Turbulent Flow. Geo-Congress 2014 1072-1080. doi: 10.1061/9780784413272.104
  3. Tao, J. and Yu, X.* 2014 Flow and Scour Patterns around Bridge Piers with Different Configurations: Insights from CFD Simulations. Geo-Congress 2014 2655-2664. doi: 10.1061/9780784413272.256
  4. Gao, Q., Hu, J., Tao, J., and Yu, X.* 2014 Experimental Characterization of the Anisotropic Behaviors of Shale Rock. Geo-Congress 2014 563-571. doi: 10.1061/9780784413272.054
  5. Tao, J., Yu, X. &Yu, X.* 2013 Real-time TDR Field Bridge Scour Monitoring System. ASCE Structures Congress 2013: pp. 2996-3009, doi: 10.1061/9780784412848.262
  6. Yu, X.*, Tao, J. & Yu, X.* 2011 Comparison Study on Computer Simulations for Bridge Scour Estimation. GeoRisk 2011 Conference: Geotechnical Risk Assessment and Management (GSP 244), 2011. 1125-1132. doi: 10.1061/41183(418)123

SELECTED REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Huang, S. &Tao, J.*  2017. Penetrating in Granular Materials with Changing Shape, TRB 96th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, Paper# 17-5564
  2. Bao, R., Chen, L., Cutright, C., Li., L., Zhu, J. and Tao, J.* 2017 Effect of Microbial Induced Calcite Precipitation on Surface Erosion of Granular Soils: Proof of Concept, TRB 96th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, Paper# 17-5598
  3. Tao, H. & Tao, J. *    2017. Suffusion Patterns for Granular Soils: Observations from Numerical Simulations, TRB 96th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, Paper# 17-3829
  4. Li, J. & Tao, J. *        2017. Experimental Investigation of Pier Streamlining Effect on Horseshoe Vortex Characteristics and Local Scour Under Clear-Water Conditions, TRB 96th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, Paper# 17-3812
  5. Li, J. & Tao, J. *        2016. DES investigation on the Effect of Pier Streamlining on the Coherent Dynamics of Turbulence Structure around Piers, 2016 Geotechnical & Structural Engineering Congress
  6. Mopur, G., Tao, J. * and Robert Y. Liang     2016. Stabilization of Peat Subgrade for Existing Roadways Using Geosynthetics Encased Polyurethane Foam Columns: Laboratory Feasibility Study, 2016 Geotechnical & Structural Engineering Congress
  7. Tao, H. & Tao, J. *    2016. Numerical Modeling of the Mechanism of Piping Erosion with Coupled CFD and DEM Method, TRB 95th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, Paper# 16-4200
  8. Cymbal, M., Tao, H. & Tao, J. *       2016. Underwater Inspection with Remotely Controlled Robot and Image Based 3D Structure Reconstruction Techniques, TRB 95th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, Paper# 16-6507
  1. Hu, J. & Tao, J. Hybrid Piezo-Pyroelectric Effects in Energy Harvesting from Pavement with Ferroelectric Materials. Proc. SPIE 9799, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2016, 97992L (April 15, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2218369
  2. Li, J. & Tao, J. * Streamlining of Bridge Piers as Scour Countermeasures Part I: Optimization of Cross Sections, The 94st TRB Annual Conference, 15-3432
  3. Li, J. & Tao, J. * Streamlining of Bridge Piers as Scour Countermeasures Part II: Effects of curvature of Vertical Profiles, The 94st TRB Annual Conference, 15-3438
  4. Tao, J. and Yu, X.* Influence of Shunt-damping circuit on the dynamic response of a bio-inspired piezoelectric micropillar sensor. Proc. SPIE 9055, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2014, 90550J (March 8, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2057518
  5. Tao, J., Yu, X. and Yu, X.* 2014. Design and Application of A Field Bridge Scour Monitoring Sensor Based on TDR. The 93rd TRB Annual Conference, 14-4408
  6. Sun, Y., Tao, J. Wu, G. and Yu, X.* 2013 A non-contact wearable wireless body sensor network for multiple vital signal detection. Sensors, IEEE 2013, doi: 10.1109/ICSENS.2013.6688328
  7. Huang, J., Tao, J. and Yu, X.* 2013. Feasibility Analyses of Carbon Nanotubes for the Design of a New Hair Flow Sensor, in CHANG, F., ed. Structural Health Monitoring 2013: A roadmap to Intelligent Structures, 2138-2146
  8. Tao, J. & Yu, X.* 2013. Optimization of the Geometry of a Bio-inspired Piezoelectric Composite Hair Sensor. The 9th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, CA.
  9. Tao, J., Gao, Q. & Yu, X.* 2013. Assessment of the Effects of Pier Configurations on the Flow Pattern and Scour: A CFD Modeling Approach. The 92nd TRB Annual Conference, 13-2840, 2013 Washington D.C.
  10. Tao, J. & Yu, X.* 2013. Framework for Numerical Simulation of Bridge Scour Focusing on the Improvements of Sediment Transport Models. The 92nd TRB Annual Conference, 13-2852, 2013 Washington D.C.
  11. Liu, Z., Yu, X.*, Tao, J., Wu, G. & Sun, Y. 2012. Thermo-hydro-mechanical Modeling of Soil-Pipe Interactions in Cold Weather Conditions. The 91st TRB Annual Conference, 12-3359-1.2375026, 2012. Washington D.C.
  12. Sun, Y., Yu, X.*, Liu, Z., Liu, Y. & Tao, J. Advanced Ultrasonic Technology for Measurement of Pore Size Distribution in Concrete. The 91st TRB Annual Conference, 12-3540-1.2370578
  13. Tao, J., Richardson, M., Yu, X.*, Zhang, B., Sun, Y. & Liu, Z. 2011. Performance Evaluation of a Wireless Sensor Network Protocol for Structural Health Monitoring. The 90th TRB Annual Conference, 11-3244, 2011 Washington, D.C.
  14. Tao, J., Yu, X.* & Berrilla, J. 2011. Bio-inspired Flow and Acoustic Sensor. Sensors, and Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence (C3i) Technologies for Homeland Security and Homeland Defense X, 2011 Orlando, Florida. 80190R. doi:10.1117/12.886564
  15. Tao, J., Yu, X.* & Berrilla, J. 2011. Micropillar sensing element for bio-Inspired flow sensors. In: CHANG, F., ed. 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, pp. 1732-1739, 2011 Standford, CA. 1732-9.
  16. Liu, Z., Zhang, B., Yu, X.*, Zhang, B. & Tao, J. A New Freezing Method for Soil Water Characteristic Curve Measurement. The 90th TRB Annual Conference, 11-3579, 2011 Washington D.C.
  17. Yu, X.*, Tao, J. & Berilla, J. 2010. A Bio-Inspired Flow Sensor. Nanosensors, Biosensors, and Info-Tech Sensors and Systems 2010, 2010. 764618 doi:10.1117/12.849230
  18. Yu, X.*, Zhang, B., Tao, J. & Liu, Z. 2010. Smart pavement sensor based on thermoelectricity power. SPIE Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2010, San Diego, CA. 76470X. doi: 10.1117/12.849227