Research of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction Department faculty.


Submissions from 2019

Phage Shock Protein and Gene Responses of Escherichia Coli Exposed to Carbon Nanotubes, Tu Thi Anh Le, Pumis Thuptimdang, John M. McEvoy, and Eakalak Khan


Identification of Critical Source Areas (CSAs) and Evaluation of Best Management Practices (BMPs) in Controlling Eutrophication in the Dez River Basin, Hadi Babaei, Mohammad Nazari-Sharabian, Moses Karakouzian, and Sajjad Ahmad

N-Nitrosodimethylamine (Ndma) Formation and Mitigation in Potable Reuse Treatment Trains Employing Ozone and Biofiltration, Fernando Bacaro, Eric Dickenson, Rebecca A. Trenholm, and Daniel Gerrity

Urban Heat Island Intensity Mapping of Las Vegas Using Landsat Thermal Infrared Data, Adam Black, Sajjad Ahmad, and Haroon Stephen


An Analysis of Energy Consumption and the Use of Renewables for a Small Drinking Water Treatment Plant, Saria Bukhary, Jacimara Batista, and Sajjad Ahmad

Using Solar and Wind Energy for Water Treatment in the Southwest, Saria Bukhary, Jacimaria Batista, and Sajjad Ahmad

Emergency response: Effect of human detection resolution on risks during indoor mass shooting events, Chunhee Cho, Jee Woong Park, and Sayan Sakhakarmi

A New UAV-based Module Lifting and Transporting Method: Advantages and Challenges, Jin Choi and Dong Bin Kim

Calibrating CII RT283s Modularization Critical Success Factor Accomplishments, Jin Choi, James T. O’Connor, Young Hoon Kwak, and Rajarshi Ghimire

Modularization Business Case Analysis Model for Industrial Projects Journal of Management in Engineering, Jin O. Choi, James T. Oconnor, Young H. Kwak, and Binit K. Shrestha

Identifying Potential Innovative Technologies and Management Approaches for Design Standardization, Jin Ouk Choi, Young Hoon Kwak, Jennifer S. Shane, and Binit K. Shrestha

A Pilot Study of Identifying Execution Plan Differences for Accelerated Bridge Construction, Jin Choi and Elina Prajapati

Spatiotemporal Dynamics Assessment of Snow Cover to Infer Snowline Elevation Mobility in the Moutainous Regions, Bahram Choubin, Esmail Heydari Alamdarloo, Amir Mosavi, Farzaneh Sajedi Hosseini, Sajjad Ahmad, Massoud Goodarzi, and Shahaboddin Shamshirband


Phytoplankton Community and Algal Toxicity at a Recurring Bloom in Sullivan Bay, Kabetogama Lake, Minnesota, USA, Victoria G. Christensen, Ryan P. Maki, Erin A. Stelzer, Jack E. Norlan, and Eakalak Khan

Fracture Toughness Characterization of High-Performance Steel for Bridge Girder Applications, Williams Collins, Ryan Sherman, Roberto Leon, and Robert Connor

Socio-Economic Drought Assessment in Lake Mead, USA, Based on a Multivariate Standardized Water-Scarcity Index, Mohammad Masih Edalat and Haroon Stephen

Change Orders and Schedule Performance of Design-Build Infrastructure Projects: Comparison between Highway and Water and Wastewater Projects, Medya Fathi, Pramen Shrestha, and Binita Shakya

Legal and Contractual Issues in Lump-Sum Design-Build Implementation on Large-Scale Airport Projects, Ghada M. Gad, Brandon Davis, Pramen Shrestha, and Medya Fathi

Lessons Learned from Progressive Design-Build Implementation on Airport Projects, Ghada M. Gad, Brandon Davis, Pramen P. Shrestha, and Patrick Harder

Impacts of Solids Retention Time and Antibiotic Loading in Activated Sludge Systems on Secondary Effluent Water Quality and Microbial Community Structure, Daniel Gerrity and Majid Neyestani

Investigating Stakeholders' Perceptions of Feasibility and Implications of Modular Construction-Based Post-Disaster Reconstruction, Pedram Ghannad, Yong-Cheol Lee, and Jin Ouk Choi

A Sustainable Solution for Removal of Glutaraldehyde in Saline Water with Visible Light Photocatalysis, Soklida Hong, Thunyalux Ratpukdi, Bunleu Sungthong, Jayaraman Sivaguru, and Eakalak Khan


Toughness, Tenacity and Maximum Initial Strength of Rubber Modified Asphalt Binders, Kazem Jadidi, Mehdi Khalili, Moses Karakouzian, and Serji Amirkhanian

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education Using the Margin of Error Statistic to Examine the Effects of Aggregating Student Evaluations of Teaching, David James, Gregory Schraw, and Fred Kuch

Using the Margin of Error Statistic to Examine the Effects of Aggregating Student Evaluations of Teaching, David James, Gregory Schraw, and Fred Kuch