1. Asheesh Pradhan and Xinbao Yu. Effects of loading Rates, Boundary Type, Shapes, and Geogrid Reinforcement on 2D DEM Simulation of Biaxial Compression Test. Computer and Geotechnics, under review.

2. Nan Zhang, Xinbao Yu, T Asheesh Pradhan, and Anand Puppala. Thermal Conductivity of Sand-Kaolin Clay Mixtures: Laboratory Measurement and Model Prediction, Environmental Geotechnics, themed issue 'Energy Geo-structures', under 2nd review.

3. Pedarla, A., Puppala, A. J., Savigamin, C., and Yu, X. (2015). "Performance of Sand-Treated Clay Subgrade Supporting a Low-Volume Flexible Pavement." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2473, 91-97.

4. Brett DeVries and Xinbao Yu. LRFD Calibration of Pull Out Resistance Factors Using Survival Analysis For Soil Nails In North Texas. ASCE: Journal of Infrastructure Systems, under 2n review.

5. Nan Zhang, Xinbao Yu (2015). Effects of Particle Size and Fine Content on Thermal Conductivity of Quartz Sands, Transportation Research Record (accepted).

6. Yu, Xinbao; Zhang, Nan; Pradhan, Asheesh; Thapa, Bharat; Tjuatja, Saibun (2015). Design and Evaluation of a Thermo-TDR Probe for Geothermal Applications, Geotechnical Testing Journal, Accepted.

7. Zhang, N., Yu, X., Pradhan, A., and Puppala, A. (2015). "Thermal Conductivity of Quartz Sands by Thermo-Time Domain Reflectometry Probe and Model Prediction." Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001332 , 04015059.

8. Xinbao Yu, Elmira Riahi, Alimohammad Entezarmahdi, Mohammad Najafi, Friat V. Sever. Experimental and Numerical Analyses of Strength of Epoxy Coated Concrete Under Different Load Configurations. Journal of Pipeline Systems - Engineering and Practice, accepted.

9. Yu, X., Zhang, B., and Tao, J. (2013). A new time-domain reflectometry bridge scour sensor. Structural Health Monitoring, 12(2), 99-113.

10. Zhen Liu, Xiong (Bill) Yu, Xinbao Yu, Javanni Gonzalez (2012). Time domain reflectometry sensor-assisted freeze/thaw analysis in geomaterials. Cold Regions Science and Technology, Vol. 71, February 2012, Pages 84-89.

11. Xinbao Yu, Yan Liu, Javanni Gonzalez & Bill (Xiong) Yu (2011): A new TDR sensor for accurate freeze-thaw measurement, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, pp. 1-12.

12. Xinbao Yu and Yu, X. (2011). Assessment of an Automation Algorithm for TDR Bridge Scour Monitoring System, Advances in Structural Engineering, ANCR-03 special issue, Vol. 14 (1), pp. 13-24.

13. Zhen Liu, Xinbao Yu, Jon Gonzalez and Xiong Yu. (2011). Innovative Sensor and Analyses for Investigating the Effects of Freeze-Thaw on Soils, Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 255-260 (2011) p. 4251-4255.

14. Abu-Farsakh, M., Yu, X.B., Pathak, B., and Zhang, Z. (2011). Field Testing and Analyses of a Batter Pile Group Foundation Under Lateral Loading. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2212, pp. 42-55.

15. Abu-Farsakh, M., Pant, R., Gautreau, G., Chen, Q., Yu, X.B., and Zhang, Z. (2011). Estimating Embankment Settlement from Piezocone Penetration Test Data Case Study. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2212, pp. 120-130.

16. Abu-Farsakh, M., Yoon, S., Ha, D., Marr, A., Zhang, Z., and Yu, X.B. (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, Geotechnical Testing Journal (GTJ), Vol.34, No.4.

17. Xinbao Yu; Murad Abu-Farsakh; Sungmin Yoon; Ching Tsai; Zhongjie Zhang. Implementation of LRFD Design of Drilled Shafts in Louisiana. Journal of Infrastructure Systems, October 7, 2011

18. Yu, X.B. and Yu, X. (2011). Development and evaluation of an automation algorithm for TDR bridge scour monitoring system. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48(1): 26-35.

19. Murad Y. Abu-Farsakh, Xinbao Yu. Interpretation Criteria to Evaluate Resistance Factors for Axial Load Capacity of Drilled Shafts. 7th International Bridge Engineering Conference, Improving Reliability and Safety - Restoration, Renewal and Replacement, December 1-3, 2010, San Antonio, Texas, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., No. 2202, pp. 20-31, 2010.

20. Yu, X.B., Zhang, B., Liu, N and Yu, X. (2010). Comparison Study of Three Common Technologies for Freezing-Thawing Measurement. Advances in Civil Engineering, vol. 2010, Article ID 239651, 10 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/239651.

21. Yu, X.B. and Yu, X. (2010). Time Domain Reflectometry for Bridge Scour Measurement: Comparison with the Ultrasonic Method. Advances in Civil Engineering, vol. 2010, Article ID 508172, 12 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/50.

22. Zhang, B., Yu, X.B., and Yu, X. (2010). Design and Evaluation of a Distributed TDR Moisture Sensor. Smart Structures and Systems, An International Journal, Volume 6, Number 9, pp. 1007-1023.

23. Yu, X.B. and Yu, X. (2009). Time Domain Reflectometry Automatic Bridge Scour Measurement System: Principles and Potentials, Structural Health Monitoring, An International Journal, Vol. 8, No. 2.

24. Yu, X.B., Liu, N., Yu, X., Li, N. (2008). Sensor Technology for Decision Support of Spring Load Restrictions, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2053, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington D.C., 2008, pp. 17-22.

25. Yu, Xinbao, Liu, Songyu, and Miao, Linchang (2003). Creep properties of Lianyungang soft clay and its engineering application. Rock and Soil Mechanics. 2003. No.6.

26. Yu, Xinbao, Liu, Songyu, and Miao, Linchang (2003). Research on Secondary Consolidation of Soft Clay. Geotechnical Engineering Technique. 2003. No.1.

27. Zhang, Dingwen, Liu, Songyu, and Yu, Xinbao (2003). "Discussions of Engineering Properties and Improvement methods of Lianyungang Marine Soft Clay" Journal of Engineering Geology. 2003. No.3.

28. Zhang, Dingwen, Liu, Songyu, and Yu, Xinbao (2003). "Study of Engineering Properties of Liangyungang Marine Soft Clay" Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Urban Science Edition). 2003. No.4.


1. Riahi, E., Yu, X., Najafi, M., and Sever, F. (2015). "Finite Element Modeling of Full-Scale Concrete Manholes under Soil Pressure", Pipelines 2015, Baltimore, Maryland.

2. Pradhan, A. and Yu, X. (2015) Bender Element Testing and Discrete Element Modeling of Shear Wave in Granular Media. IFCEE 2015: pp. 1993-2002. doi: 10.1061/9780784479087.183

3. Xinbao Yu; Elmira Riahi; Mohammad Najafi; Alimohammad Entezarmahdi (2015). Experimental Investigation and FEM Modeling of Structural Capacity of Circular Precast Concrete Manhole Pipes Lined with Epoxy. TRB annual meeting 2015, CD-ROM, January 11-15, 2015, Washington, DC.

4. Riahi, E., Yu, X., Najafi, M., and Sever, F. (2014). "Evaluation of the Structural Performance of Epoxy Linings for Manhole Rehabilitation Using Laboratory Testing and FEM Simulations." Pipelines 2014, 1334-1344.

5. Yu, X., Asheesh, P., Zhang, N., Tjuatja, S., and Thapa, B. (2014). "Thermo-TDR Probe for Measurement of Soil Moisture, Density, and Thermal Properties." Geo-Congress 2014 Technical Papers, 2804-2813, Atlanta, Georgia, February 23-26, 2014.

6. Yu, X., and Pradhan, A. (2014). "Study of Geogrid Reinforcement Using Two-Dimensional Discrete Element Method."

GeoShanghai 2014: Ground Improvement and Geosynthetics, 299-311. 7. Yu, X., Zhang, N., and Asheesh, P. "Development and Evaluation of a Thermo-TDR Probe." Proc., GeoShanghai 2014: Soil Behavior and Geomechanics, 434-444.

8. Brett DeVries and Xinbao Yu (2014). LRFD Calibration of Pull Out Resistance Factors Using Survival Analysis for Soil Nails In North Texas. TRB annual conference, Washington, D.C., Jan. 12-16, 2014 (poster presentation).

9. Wickham, J., Yu, X., & McMullen, R. (2013, August 12). Geomechanics of Fracture Density. Society of Petroleum Engineers. doi:10.1190/URTEC2013-250

10. Tao, J., Yu, X., and Yu, X. (2013) Real-time TDR Field Bridge Scour Monitoring System. Structures Congress 2013: pp. 2996-3009.

11. DeVries, B., Yu, X., Fernandez, C. C., Zuņiga, C., and Diaz-Caneja, C. Implementation of LRFD for Soil Nails in North Dallas, Texas. Spring 2013 ASCE Texas Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas, March 19-23, 2013.

12. Yu, Xinbao and Asheesh Pradhan (2012). Real-Time Monitoring of Bridge Scour in Clayey Sediments. 6th international Conference on Scour and Erosion (ICSE-6), Paris, France, August 27 to 31, 2012.

13. Yu, Xinbao and Abu-Farsakh, Murad Yusuf (2012). Separated Resistance Factors of Drilled Shafts Based on O-cell Tests. GeoCongress 2012 GeoCongress 2012 : State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering, Oakland, California, United States March 25-29, 2012, 97-104.

14. Abu-Farsakh, Murad Yusuf; Yu, Xinbao; Zhang, Zhongjie (2012). Calibration of Side, Tip, and Total Resistance Factors for Load and Resistance Factor Design of Drilled Shafts, Proceedings of 91th TRB annual meeting, CD-ROM, January 22-26, 2012, Washington, DC.

15. Pathak, Binay, Abu-Farsakh, Murad, and Yu, Xinbao (2011). Interpretation of Lateral Load Test of Batter Pile Group using High Order Polynomials Curve Fitting. Geo-Frontiers 2011, March 13-16, Dallas, TX.

16. Wang, Z.Y., Mei, G.X., Cai, G.J., and Yu, X.B. (2009). Dynamic Finite Element Analysis of Micropile Foundation in Subgrade. GeoHunan International Conference: Challenges and Recent Advances in Pavement Technologies and Transportation Geotechnics, Aug. 3-6, 2009, Changsha, Hunan, China.

17. Yu, X.B. and Yu, X. (2008). 1D and 2D Hydraulic Simulations for Bridge Scour Prediction: A Comparative Study, the Fourth International Conference on Scour and Erosion, Nov 5-7, 2008, Tokyo, Japan.

18. Yu, X.B. and Yu, X. (2007). Algorithm for Time Domain Reflectometry Bridge Scour Measurement System, Field Measurements for Geomechanics, FMGM 2007, Boston, MA.

19. Yu, Xinbao, Shunying Ji, and Janoyan D. Kerop (2006). "Direct shear testing of rockfill material". Soil and Rock Behavior Modeling, Geoshanghai 2006, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 150, American Society of Civil Engineers, pp 149-155, Shanghai, China, June, 2006.

20. Yu, Xinbao and Yu, Xiong (Bill) (2006). "State of Practice of NDE technologies in Bridge Inspection". Highway Geophysics - NDE conference, December 4-7, 2006, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

21. Bill X. Yu and Xinbao Yu (2006). "Vibration-Based System for Pavement Condition Evaluation". Applications of Advanced Technology in Transportation 9th International Conference, August 13-16, 2006, Chicago, Illinois, USA.