Journal and Conference papers

NC Charlotte IRSV Project – Papers and Presentations (thus far):

We have enforced a policy that all publications will include the following acknowledge statement:

This project is supported by grant number DTOS59-07-H-0005 from the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA). The views, opinions, findings and conclusions reflected in this publication are the responsibility of the authors only and do not represent the official policy or position of the USDOT, RITA, or any State or other entity. The authors also would like to acknowledge the guidance and contributions of Mr. Caesar Singh, the Program Manager at USDOT; and the continued technical assistance of Mr. Garland Haywood of NCDOT Division 10, and Mr. Jimmy Rhyne of the City of Charlotte DOT.

We also acknowledge and appreciate the excellent review and input of our National Advisory Committee: Sreenivas Alampalli, New York State DOT; Mrinmay (Moy) Biswas, North Carolina DOT; Hamad abu-Harash, Iowa DOT; Kelley Rehm, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO); K. T. Thirumalai, STI International; Dan Turner, University of Alabama; and Phillip Yen, FHWA Turner-Fairbank Research Center.

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications:

  1. Dai, K.S., Li, A., Zhang, H.X., Chen, S.E. and Pan, Y. (2018) “Surface Damage Quantification of Post-Earthquake Building Based on Terrestrial Laser Scan Data,” Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 25(8), e2210, DOI: 10.1002/stc.2210.
  2. Chen, S.E., Bian, H. and Tong, Y. (2017) “BrIM and Scanning LiDAR – Tools for Bridge Long Term Management in the Very Near Future,” BIM, 3 (in Chinese).
  3. Chen, S.E., Sumitro, P. and Boyle, C. (2016) “Remote Sensing Techniques for Geo-Problem Applications,” Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication, 2(3), 207-211.
  4. Chen, S.E., Daniels, J., Bian, Z. and Lei, S. (2016) “Ash Pond Erosion Process Monitoring Using LiDAR Scans,” Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication, 2(29), 1051-1055.
  5. Dai, K., D. Boyajian, W. Liu, S.E. Chen, J. Scott and M. Schmieder (2014) “Laser-Based Field Measurement for a Bridge Finite Element Model Validation,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 28(5), 04014024.
  6. Dai, K., B. Smith, S. Chen and L. Sun (2014) “Comparative Study of Bridge Management Programs and Practices in the United States and China,” Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 10(5), 577-588.
  7. Watson, C., S.E. Chen, H. Bian and E. Hauser, (2013) “LiDAR Scan for Blasting Impact Evaluation on a Culvert Structure,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 27(4), 460-467.
  8. Liu, W.Q. and S. Chen, (2013) “Reliability Analysis of Bridge Evaluations based on 3D LiDAR Data,” Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 20(12), 1397-1409.
  9. Chen, S.E., M. Natarajan, C. Boyle and E. Hauser (2013) “Sub-Inch Aerial Imaging for Bridge Deck Evaluation,” Material Evaluation, 71(1), 33-41.
  10. Liu, W.Q., S.E. Chen and E. Hauser (2012). “Bridge Clearance Evaluation Based on Terrestrial LiDAR Scan,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 26(4), 469-477.
  11. Watson, C., S.E. Chen, H. Bian and E. Hauser (2012). “3D Terrestrial LiDAR for Operational Bridge Clearance Measurements,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 26(6), 803-811.
  12. Liu, W.Q., S.E. Chen and Hauser, E. (2011). “LiDAR-Based Bridge Structure Defect Detection,” Experimental Techniques, 35(6), 27-34.
  13. Bian, H., Bai, L., Wang, X., Liu, W., Chen, S.E., Wang, S. (2011). “Effective LiDAR Damage Detection: Comparing Two Detection Algorithms,” Structural Engineers, 27(137), 327-333.
  14. Liu, W.Q., S.E. Chen, D. Boyajian and E. Hauser (2010). “Application of 3D LiDAR Scan of Bridge Under Static Load Testing,” Materials Evaluation, 68(12), 1359-1367.
  15. Wang, X., Dou, W., S.E. Chen, W. Ribarsky, R. Chang (2010). “An Interactive Visual Analytics System for Bridge Management,” Computer Graphics Forum, 29(3), 1033-1042.

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

1. S.E. Chen, W. Liu, K. Dai, H. Bian and E. Hauser, “Remote Sensing for Bridge Monitoring,” GeoHunan International Conference II: Emerging Technologies for Design, Construction, Rehabilitation, and Inspections of Transportation Infrastructure, June 9-11, 2011, Hunan, China, conference co-sponsored by ASCE and TRB.

2. S.E. Chen, “Advances in Remote Sensing for Bridge Structural Health Evaluation,” Proceedings, Seventh Structural Engineering Convention (SEC2010), Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamil Nadu, India, 08-10 December, 2010, pp.18-28.

3. W. Liu, S.E. Chen, K. Dai, C. Rice, B. Philbrick, E. Hauser, R. Eguchi, “Bridge Evaluation through Advanced Noncontact Sensing Techniques,” TRB, Washington DC, 2010.

4. X. Wang, R. Vatcha, W. Du, S. Lee, R. Chang, S.E. Chen, E. Hauser, W. L. Tolone, W. Ribarsky, “IRSV, An Integrated Visual Analytics Bridge Management System,” TRB, Washington DC, 2010.

5. S.E. Chen and E. Hauser, “Commercial Remote Sensing for Bridge Health Monitoring,” Keynote paper, International Conference on Advances in Materials and Techniques in Civil Engineering (ICAMAT-2010), Jan 7-9, 2010, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

6. S.E. Chen, C. Rice, C. Boyle, E. Hauser and B. Philbrick, “Small-Format Aerial Photography for Highway Bridge Monitoring,” Proceedings SPIE – Structural Health Monitoring, San Diego, CA, 2010.

7. Wanqiu Liu, S.E. Chen, A. Sajedi and E. Hauser, “The Role of Terrestrial 3D LiDAR Scan in Bridge Health Monitoring,” Proceedings SPIE – Structural Health Monitoring, San Diego, CA, 2010.

8. E. Hauser, W. Liu, S.E. Chen, B. Ribarsky, S.W. Lee and B. Tolone, “Integrated LiDAR Applications in Enhanced Bridge Management,” Proceedings, ASNT Fall Conference and Quality Testing Show, October 19-23, 2009, Columbus, OH.

9. S.E. Chen, E. Hauser, R. Eguchi, W. Liu, C. Rice, Z. Hu, C. Boyle and H. Chung, “Bridge Health Monitoring Using Commercial Remote Sensing,” Proceedings, 7th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, CA, 2009.

10. Liu, W., S.E. Chen and E. Hauser, “Remote Sensing for Bridge Health Monitoring,” Proceedings, SPIE Conference on Optical Engineering and Applications, San Diego, CA, Aug 2, 2009.

11. Wang, X., Vatcha, R., Dou, W., Liu, W., S.E. Chen, S.W. Lee, R. Chang and W. Ribarsky, “Knowledge Integrated Visual Analysis of Bridge Security and Maintenance,” SPIE Conference on Visual Analytics for Homeland Defense and Security, 2009.

12. Wang, X., W., Dou, S.E. Chen, W. Ribarsky and R. Chang, “Investigate Visual Analytics System for In-Depth Bridge Management,” IEEE Symposium on Visual Analytics Oct 16th, 2009.

13. Lee, S.K., W.J. Tolone, A. Murty, R. Vatcha, X. Wang, R. Chang, W. Ribarsky, W. Liu, S. Chen and E. Hauser, “Towards Sustainable Infrastructure Management: Knowledge-based Service-oriented Computing Framework for Visual AnalyticsSPIE Defense, Security and Sensing Conference, April, 2009.

14. Wang, X., Dou, W., S.K. Lee, W. Ribarsky and R. Chang, “Integrating visual analysis with ontological knowledge structure,” Knowledge Assisted Visualization Workshop, held on Oct 19th, 2008 in Columbus Ohio.