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Journal Papers

Journal Papers

"IF = Impact Factor in 2022"

  • Q. Zhang, S. Babanajad, S. H. Ro, J. Braley, A. H. Alavi, "Multi-resource Fusion of Nondestructive Evaluation Data for Bridge Deck Assessment Using Discrete Wavelet Transform and Dempster-Shafer Theory," Measurement, In-press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2023.113303 (IF=5.6)

  • Q. Zhang, K. Barri, P. Jiao, J. Mueller, Z. L. Wang, A.H. Alavi, “Meta-mechanotronics for self-powered computation,” Materials Today, In-press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mattod.2023.03.026 (IF = 26.94)

  • K. Barri, Q. Zhang, J. Kline, B. E. Taylor, Z. Sun, S. G. Sachs, L. Khazanovich, Z. L. Wang, A. H. Alavi, “Multifunctional nanogenerator-integrated metamaterial concrete systems for smart civil infrastructure,” Advanced Materials, In-press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.202211027 (IF = 32.09).

  • Q. Zhang, H. Yu, K. Barri, Z. Wan, W. Lu, J. Luo, A.H. Alavi, “Bio-inspired morphological evolution of metastructures with new operation modalities”, Advanced Intelligent Systems, In-press, 2023.  https://doi.org/10.1002/aisy.202300019 (IF = 7.298)

  • Q. Zhang*, S. H. Ro, Z. Wan, S. Babanajad, J. Braley, K. Barri, A.H. Alavi, “Automated UAV-based Bridge Deck Delamination Detection and Quantification,” Transportation Research Record, In-press, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198123115542 (IF = 2.019) 

  • K. Barri=, Q. Zhang=, I. Swink, Y. Aucie, K. Holmberg, R. Sauber, D.T. Altman, B. C. Cheng, Z. L. Wang, A. H. Alavi, “Patient-specific multifunctional metamaterial implants for detecting bone healing progress”, Advanced Functional Materials, 32(32), Article 2203533, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202203533 (IF = 18.808)

  • P. Jiao, F. Ouyang, Q. Zhang, A. H. Alavi, “Artificial intelligence-enabled prediction model of student academic performance in online engineering education”, Artificial Intelligence Review, In press, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10462-022-10155-y  (IF = 9.588)

  • Q. Zhang, K. Barri, S. R. Kari, Z.L. Wang, A.H. Alavi, “Multifunctional triboelectric nanogenerator-enabled structural elements for next generation civil infrastructure monitoring systems”, Advanced Functional Materials, 31(47), Article 2105825, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202105825  (IF=18.808)

  • K. Barri=, P. Jiao=, Q. Zhang=, J. Chen, Z.L. Wang, A.H. Alavi, “Next generation self-aware composite mechanical metamaterials”, Nano Energy, 86(2), Article 106074, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2021.106074  (IF = 17.881)

  • Q. Zhang, K. Barri, P. Jiao, H. Salehi, A.H. Alavi, “Genetic programming in civil engineering: advent, applications and future trends”, Artificial Intelligence Review, 54(3), 1863-1885, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10462-020-09894-7  (IF = 9.588)  

  • K. Barri, Q. Zhang, D. Mehta, S. Chakrabartty, R.E. Debski, A.H. Alavi, “Studying the feasibility of postoperative monitoring of spinal fusion progress using a self-powered Fowler-Nordheim sensor-data-logger”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 69(2), 710-717 2021. https://doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2021.3103776  (IF = 4.538)  

  • Q. Zhang, J.M. Vandenbossche, A.H. Alavi, “An evolutionary computational method to formulate the response of unbonded concrete overlays to temperature loading”, Engineering Computations, 39(2), 523-540, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1108/EC-11-2020-0641  (IF = 1.737)

  • J.W. DeSantis, N. Buettner, J.M. Vandenbossche, Q. Zhang, “Improved artificial neural networks for predicting the response of unbonded concrete overlays in a faulting prediction model”, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, In press, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2021.1931195  (IF = 4.178)

  • A. M. Nazar, P. Jiao, Q. Zhang, A.H. Alavi, “A new structural health monitoring approach based on smartphone measurements of magnetic field intensity”, IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine, 24(4): 49 - 58, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1109/MIM.2021.9448251 (IF = 1.505)  

  • H. Fathi, S. R.H. Vaez, Q. Zhang, A.H. Alavi “A new approach for crack detection in plate structures using an integrated extended finite element and vibrating particles system optimization methods”, Structures, 29: 638-651, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2020.11.017  (IF = 4.010)

  • Q. Zhang, K. Barri, S. K. Babanajad, A. H. Alavi, “Real-time detection of cracks on concrete bridge decks using deep learning in frequency domain”, Engineering, 7(12), 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eng.2020.07.026 (IF = 12.834)

  • H. Yarmohamadi, Q. Zhang, P. Jiao, A.H. Alavi, “An enhanced adaptive global-best harmony search   algorithm for continuous optimization problems”, Engineering Reports, 2(11), Article e12264, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/eng2.12264 

Conference Papers

  • Q. Zhang, K. Barri, Z.L. Wang, A.H. Alavi, “Digital information storage mechanical metamaterials," In Proceedings of the International Conference Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (ASME SMASIS 2022), Dearborn, MI, 2022. 

  • Q. Zhang, K. Barri, A.H. Alavi, “Harnessing the power of natural evolution for discovering metastructures with new operation modalities”, In Proceedings of the American Professional Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems XVI, Paper No. 1204314, 2022. 

  • K. Barri, J. Kline, Q. Zhang, L. Khazanovich, A.H. Alavi, “Super compressible multifunctional metamaterial concrete”, In Proceedings of the American Professional Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems XVI, Paper No. 1204313, 2022. 

  • Q. Zhang, K. Barri, Z.L. Wang, A.H. Alavi, “Multifunctional composite rebars for distributed structural health monitoring of concrete structures”, In Proceedings of 13th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM), Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2022, Pages 253-259. 

  • K. Barri, Q. Zhang, Z.L. Wang, A.H. Alavi, “Self-sensing and self-powering multifunctional structures”, In Proceedings of 13th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM), Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 2022, Pages 283-290. 

  • K. Barri, Q. Zhang, P. Jiao, Z. L. Wang, A. H. Alavi, “Multifunctional metamaterial sensor and nanogenerator”, In Proceedings of the American Professional Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials, Paper No. 11589-6, 2021. 

  • Q. Zhang , A.H. Alavi, “Automated two-stage approach for detection and quantification of surface defects in concrete bridge decks”, In Proceedings of the American Professional Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation, Nondestructive Characterization and Monitoring of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, Civil Infrastructure, and Transportation, Paper No. 11592-17, 2021. 

  • N. Buettner, Q. Zhang, J.M. Vandenbossche, “Investigating the effects of superloads on fatigue performance in jointed plain concrete pavements”, 12th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Minneapolis, September 2021.

  • Q. Zhang, K. Barri, Z. Wan, “A deep learning-based autonomous system for detection and quantification of delamination on concrete bridge decks”, International Bridge Conference, June 2021.

  • K. Barri, Q. Zhang, D.M. Mehta, S. Chakrabartty, R. E. Debski, A.H. Alavi, “An implantable, battery-free sensing system for monitoring of spinal fusion”, Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems XV, Long Beach, CA, March 2021. 

  • Q. Zhang, A.H. Alavi, “Automated two-stage approach for detection and quantification of surface defects in concrete bridge decks”, Nondestructive Characterization and Monitoring of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, Civil Infrastructure, and Transportation XV, Long Beach, CA, March 2021.

  • K. Barri, Q. Zhang, P. Jiao, Z.L. Wang, A.H. Alavi, “Multifunctional metamaterial sensor and nanogenerator”, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials XV, Long Beach, CA, March 2021.

  • Q. Zhang, L. Ruzzi, T. Macioce, F. Moon, A.H. Alavi, “Automated detection and quantification of cracks and spalls in concrete structures using deep learning”, 100th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting (100th TRB), Washington, D.C., January 2021.
     

Book Chapters

  • Q. Zhang, K. Barri, Z. Wan, J. Luo, W. Lu, A. H. Alavi, “ Triboelectric nanogenerators for civil infrastructure systems,” in Handbook of Triboelectric Nanogenerators, Springer Nature, 2023.

  • A. Alavi, Q. Zhang, K. Barri, “ Advanced Multifunctional Structures for Future Smart Cities,” in The Rise of Smart Cities, Elsevier, 2022.

Patents

  • Q. Zhang, A.H. Alavi, K. Barri, J. Kline, L. Khazanovich, “Super-compressive metamaterial concrete and methods for making same,” U.S. Provisional Patent, June 7, 2021.

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