Jun Ho

Contact Information:

City Campus (Lincoln)
NH 113
chunhsing.ho@unl.edu

Professional Memberships:

• Member of Airfield Pavement Committee, Transportation and Development Institute, ASCE
• Member of the Bituminous Materials Committee, Construction Institute, ASCE
• Member, the American Society of Civil Engineers

Associate Professor

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Civil Engineering, University of Utah

Certifications

  • PhD, PE

Areas of Research and Professional Interest

  • Application of bending beam rheometer (BBR) in quality control for asphalt pavement construction 

  • Sustainability and resilience of construction materials and civil infrastructure systems 

  • Instrumented bikes: smart wheels in sensing and tracking the quality of bike trails as part of applications in cyber-physical systems 

  • Intelligent sensing and network technologies for day to day maintenance and operation for civil infrastructure systems and safety measure for connected construction environment 

  • Machine learning based and computing algorithms to optimize design and construction processes of civil infrastructure systems   

  • Leverage data to enhance the resilience of civil infrastructure systems and built environment under the effect of climate change 

Research Profiles:

Courses Taught

  • CONE 221

About Chun-Hsing (Jun) Ho

Dr. Chun-Hsing (Jun) Ho received his Ph.D. degree in civil engineering from the University of Utah in 2010 with an emphasis on construction materials and pavement systems. His research brings together emerging technologies using engineering principles, innovative construction materials, Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, computing algorithms, sensing, and GIS mapping to provide a variety of analysis methods that allow his research team to better assess the performance of civil infrastructure systems and built environment under the effect of extreme events Prior to joining the faculty at UNL, Dr. Ho worked for Northern Arizona University in the Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management and Environmental Engineering as Associate Professor for 10 years. Dr. Ho has 20 years of work experience from industry and academia in the areas of building construction, railroad engineering, airport engineering, and pavement engineering. Dr. Ho is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Washington.

Experience

Associate Professor, Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 08/2022-present

Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management, and Environmental Engineering, Northern Arizona University, 07/2018-07/2022

Assistnt Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management, and Environmental Engineering, Northern Arizona University, 08/2012-06/2018

Civil Engineering Instructor, Civil Engineering Graphics Program, Lake Washington Institute of Technology, 02/2010~07/2012 

Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation FellowDepartment of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the University of Utah , 08/2006~ 01/31/2010 

Senior Civil Engineer and Project Manager, Kaohsiung International Airport, Taiwan, 08/2002~08/2004 

Senior Civil Engineer, Taiwan Railway Administration, Taiwan, 07/1997-08/2002 

Field Engineer, Yi-Cheng Construction Inc., 03/1992~07/1996 

Civil Engineer I (entry level), Chung-Yuan Engineering Consulting Inc. Taiwan, 09/1991-02/1992  

Honors and Awards

  • The Student Poster Competition at 2021 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Second place award (undergraduate student category), faculty advisor, virtually organized by the Arizona DOT, Arizona State University, the Federal Highway Administration, 11/17-18, 2021, Tempe, AZ 

  • Best Student Paper Award at the 2018 IEEE International Symposium in Sensing and Instrumentation in IoT Era (ISSI), faculty advisor, 09/06-09/07, 2018, Shanghai, China.   

  • The Student Poster Competition at the 2018 Annual Conference of the ASCE Arizona Section, Third place award, faculty adviser, organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers Arizona Section, 09/14/2018. 

  • Gold Level Achievement (the highest achievement), Sigma Lambda Chi Student Chapter advisor, March 2018. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at 2017 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, First place award (graduate student category), faculty advisor, organized by the Arizona DOT, Arizona State University, the Federal Highway Administration, 11/15-16, 2017, Tempe, AZ. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at 2017 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, First place award (undergraduate student category), faculty advisor, organized by the Arizona DOT, Arizona State University, the Federal Highway Administration, 11/15-16, 2017, Tempe, AZ 

  • The Student Poster Competition at the 2017 Annual Conference of the ASCE Arizona Section, First place award, faculty adviser, organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers Arizona Section, 09/15/2017. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at 2016 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, First Overall place award, faculty advisor, organized by the Arizona DOT, Arizona State University, the Federal Highway Administration, 11/16-11/17, 2016, Tempe, AZ. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at 2016 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, 2nd place award (undergraduate student category), faculty advisor, organized by the Arizona DOT, Arizona State University, the Federal Highway Administration, 11/16-11/17, 2016, Tempe, AZ. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at 2016 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, 3rd place award (undergraduate student category), faculty adviser, organized by the Arizona DOT, Arizona State University, the Federal Highway Administration, 11/16-11/17, 2016, Tempe, AZ. 

  • Best Undergraduate Student Research Paper Award at the 2016 Annual Conference of Arizona Institute of Transportation Engineers, faculty advisor, Mesa, AZ 10/07/2016. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at the 2016 Annual Conference of the ASCE Arizona Section, 2nd place award, faculty adviser, organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers Arizona Section, 09/09/2016. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at the 2016 Annual Conference of the ASCE Arizona Section, 3rd place award, faculty adviser, organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers Arizona Section, 09/09/2016. 

  • Research and Creative Activity (RCA) -Research Mentorship” award sponsored by the Office of Vice President for Research, April 2016. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at 2015 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, 2nd place award (Graduate student category), faculty advisor, organized by the Arizona DOT, Arizona State University, the Federal Highway Administration, 11/19-11/20 2015, Tempe, AZ. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at 2015 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, 2nd place award (Undergraduate student category), faculty advisor, organized by the Arizona DOT, Arizona State University, the Federal Highway Administration, 11/19-11/20 2015, Tempe, AZ. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at the 2015 Annual Conference of the ASCE Arizona Section, 2nd place award, faculty adviser, organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers Arizona Section, 09/11/2015. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at the 2015 Annual Conference of the ASCE Arizona Section, 3rd place award, faculty adviser, organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers Arizona Section, 09/11/2015. 

  • Best Paper Award, the 2015 International Conference on the Regeneration and Conservation of Concrete Structures, June 1-3, 2015 in Nagasaki, Japan. 

  • 2014-2015 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Inquiry and Creativity: Faculty Mentor at Northern Arizona University, 04/2015. 

  • Exemplar of the Department for the Teaching and Student Advising, Northern Arizona University, 12/2014.   

  • The 2014 ACI International Concrete Construction Competition, fourth place award (out of 50 teams worldwide), faculty advisor, organized by the American Concrete Institute, 11/23/2014. 

  • Community Service Award, awarded at the 2014 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, November 19, 2014. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at 2014 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, First Overall award, faculty advisor, organized by the Arizona DOT, Arizona State University, the Federal Highway Administration, 11/13-11/14, 2014, Tempe, AZ. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at 2014 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, 2nd place award (undergraduate student category), faculty advisor, organized by the Arizona DOT, Arizona State University, the Federal Highway Administration, 11/13-11/14, 2014, Tempe, AZ. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at 2014 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, 3rd place award (undergraduate student category), faculty adviser, organized the Arizona DOT, Arizona State University, the Federal Highway Administration, 11/13-11/14, 2014, Tempe, AZ. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at the 2014 Annual Conference of the ASCE Arizona Section, 2nd place award, faculty adviser, organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers Arizona Section, 09/11/2014. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at the 2014 Annual Conference of the ASCE Arizona Section, 3rd place award, faculty adviser, organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers Arizona Section, 09/11/2014. 

  • The Student Poster Competition at 2013 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, 2nd place award, faculty advisor, organized by the Arizona DOT, Arizona State University, the Federal Highway Administration, 11/13-11/14 2013, Tempe, AZ. 

  • The 2013 International Pervious Concrete Cylinder Competition, 2nd place award in the Load-to-Cost Category, faculty advisor, organized by the American Concrete Institute, 10/19-10/20, 2013, Phoenix, AZ. 

  • The 2011 Student Project Competition, 3rd place, faculty advisor, sponsored by the Washington State Institute of Transportation Engineers, 05/16, 2011, Seattle, WA. 

Funding

  • PI, Leverage Vibration Data to Improve Highway Infrastructure Rideability and Roughness Prediction: Towards Advanced Integration of Vehicle Based Sensing and Full Car Model (Phase II), funded by US Department of Homeland Security. 03/01/2022-02/28/2023. $84,944 ($50,000+cost share $34,944) 

  • PI, Development of Instrumented Bikes: Toward Smart Cycling Infrastructure and Maintenance, funded by the US Department of Transportation: 08/16/2021-08/15/2022. $200,442 ($99,996+ cost share $100,446).  

  • PI, Summer Research Team Program: Integration of vehicle based sensing and vehicle dynamic model in evaluating resilience of highway infrastructure (Phase I), funded by the US Department of Homeland Security. 06/01/2021-08/06/2021. $24,000    

  • Co-PI, NAU Research Equipment Acquisition Program (REAP) Award: TA Instruments Discovery Series Differential Scanning Calorimeter/Thermogravimetric Analyzer. 11/2020-10/2021. $96,200.   

  • PI, Development of Cost-Effective Sensing Systems and Analytics (CeSSA) to Monitor Roadway Conditions and Mobility Safety. Funded by the US Department of Transportation: 01/06/2020-01/05/2021. $183,276 ($91,638 + cost share $91,638). 

  • PI, Craig Roberts Graduate Student Fellowship, sponsored by University Transportation Center Pacific South Region 9. 08/26/2019-05/08/2021. $105,000. Three projects were sponsored: 

  • Application of Light Weight Deflectometer in Field Measurements of Geogrid Reinforced Roads  

  • Using Time Series Analysis and Fast Fourier Transform to Analyze Pavement Sensing Patterns For Condition Assessments 

  • Machine Learning Application to Optimize the Determination of Pavement Deterioration 

  • PI, NAU VPR’s Research Bridge Seed Grant Program. Development of vehicle-based sensing technology and algorithm to advance pavement condition assessments 01/01/2019-12/31/2019 $15,000. 

  • Co-PI, Arizona Board of Regents Innovation Fund: Arizona Tri-University Transportation Research Center Pilot Research: Resiliency and Sustainability of Infrastructure Systems in the Phoenix Mega Region” (08/01/2016-07/31/2018). $295,000 allocated to Northern Arizona University. 

  • PI, Evaluation of Geogrid Reinforcement on Forest Service Roads ($13,000), sponsored by Arizona Applied Materials and National Forest Services (10/2015-05/2016). 

  • PI and Program Director, Dwight D. Eisenhower Minority Institutions of Higher Education Transportation Fellowship at Northern Arizona University, sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, University and Grant Program.  

  • 2015-2016 ($10,000 grant awarded on a research project)(09/2015-08/2016) 

  1. Effect of ultraviolet rays on performance of asphalt binders  

  • PI, Development of Mobile Device in Roadway Condition Assessments ($6,180), sponsored by NAU the Office of Vice President for Research. (12/2014-05/2015). 

  • PI, Evaluation of Fiber Reinforced Asphalt in Northern Arizona ($46,000), sponsored by the Department of Facility Services and Alliances Geosynthetics, Inc. in collaboration with the City of Flagstaff and Arizona Department of Transportation Flagstaff Regional Materials Laboratory. (06/2014-05/2016) 

  • PI and Program Director, Dwight D. Eisenhower Minority Institutions of Higher Education Transportation Fellowship at Northern Arizona University, sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, University and Grant Program.  

  • 2014-2015 ($17,500 grant awarded on two research projects)(09/2014-08/2015) 

  1. Bus Lane Extension Study in Flagstaff, Arizona 

  1. Asphalt Binder Testing in Cold Weather Climate  

  • PI, Evaluating Durability of Pervious Concrete in Northern Arizona: equipment acquisition grant ($33,500), sponsored by the Department of Facility Services. (03/2013-04/2015) 

  • PI, NAU New Faculty Grant Award, $12,791, 07/2013-06/2014 

  • Investigating Thermal-Induced Deterioration of Asphalt Pavements in Northern Arizona  (in collaboration with the ADOT Flagstaff Regional Materials Laboratory) 

  • NAU Curriculum Development Grant, $18,700, sponsored by NAU e-Learning Center, 05/2013-04/2014  

  • CENE180 & CM130 Course Redesign and Program Integration  (developed by 5 department faculty members) 

  • PI and Program Director, Dwight D. Eisenhower Minority Institutions of Higher Education Transportation Fellowship at Northern Arizona University, sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, University and Grant Program 

  • 2013-2014 ($20,000 grant awarded on two research projects)(09/2013-08/2014) 

  • Minimum Crack Control Reinforcement for Fiber-Reinforced Deep Beams  Rerouting Arizona Highway 89 

 

  • PI, Equipment Acquisition Grant ($58,000), sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation, 10/2012 

 

  • PI and Program Director, Dwight D. Eisenhower Community College Transportation Fellowship at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, 12/2010-12/2012. One of only five community/technical colleges in the U.S. received the grant.  

  • 2011-2012 ($15,000 grant awarded on three research projects) 

  1. SR-167 Transportation Improvements 

  1. Coal Creek Parkway Exit Review and Redesign at I-90 and I-405 interchanges 

  1. Evaluating the Impact of Deicers on Pavements 

  • 2010-2011 ($15,000 grant awarded on three research projects) 

  1. Alternative Intersection Improvements and Design Process using Continuous Flow Intersections (CFI) theories and  Geographic Information Systems 

  1. Using landscaping techniques to increase life span of highway pavements 

  1. Applications of cellular concrete in the design of truck arrestor beds 

 

Selected Publications

  1. Ho, C.H., Abdelaziz, A., Zhang, D and Zhao, P. (2022). Mitigating excavation-induced surface settlement and building tilting: a case study. Proceeding in the 11th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields (BCRRA 2022). 28-30 June 2022 in Trondheim, Norway. DOI: 10.1201/9781003222897-30  

  1. Zhang, D., Ho, C.H., and Zhang, F. (2022). Evaluating the Impact of Factors in Vehicle Based Pavement Sensing Implementation: sensor placement, pavement temperature, speed, and threshold. In the proceedings of 2022 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRBAM-22-01558) 

  1. Barbieri, D.M., Hoff, I. & Ho, C.H. (2021). Crushed rocks stabilized with organosilane and lignosulfonate in pavement unbound layers: Repeated load triaxial tests. Front. Structure and Civil Engineering. 2021, 5(2): 412-424. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11709-021-0700-5 

  1. Ho, C. H., Gao, J., Snyder, M., & Qiu, P. (2021). Development and Application of Instrumented Bicycle and Its Sensing Technology in Condition Assessments for Bike Trails. Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 27(3), 04021027. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000632   

  1. Zhao, P. He, Y., Li, S., Ho, C.H., Zhu, S., Kong, X., and Barbieri, D.M. (2021). Mechanical Properties and Energy Dissipation Characteristics of Coal–Rock-like Composite Materials Subjected to Different Rock–Coal Strength Ratios. Natural Resources Research,30(3), 2179-2193. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11053-021-09850-4  

  1. Zhao, P. Zhuo, R., Li, S. Shu, C.M., Jia, Y., Lin, H., Chang, Z, Ho, C.H., Bin, L, Xiao, P. (2021), Fractal characteristics of methane migration channels in inclined coal seams, Energy, 2021, 120127, ISSN 0360-5442, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2021.120127.  

  1. Passavanti, M., Argentieri, A. Barbieri, D.M., Lou, B., Wijayaratna, K., Mirhosseini, A.S.F, Wang, F., Naseri, S., Qamhia, I., Tangerås, M., Pelliciari, M., and Ho, C.H. (2021). The psychological impact of COVID-19 and restrictive measures in the world, Journal of Affective Disorders, 283:36-51, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2021.01.020  

  1. Gao, J., Ho, C.H., Wiese, I., Zhang, D., and Gerosa, M. (2021). The Pavement Condition Assessment and Prediction System based on Machine Learning Technology. In the proceedings of 2021 Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board in Washington D.C. TRBAM-21-03949. https://trid.trb.org/view/1759042  

  1. Zhang, D., Ho, C.H., and Zhang, F. (2021). Using Regression Analysis and Distribution Fitting to Analyze Pavement Sensing Patterns for Condition Assessments. In the proceedings of 2021 Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board in Washington D.C. TRBAM-21-04008. https://trid.trb.org/view/1759953   

  1. Abdelaziz, A., and Ho, C.H. (2020). Evaluating the effect of freeze-thaw cycles on the performance of asphalt mixtures using finite element analysis and KENPAVE. In the proceedings of 2020 International Conference on Sustainable and Innovative Infrastructure, Tainan, Taiwan, 22-24 Oct, 2020.  

  1. Long, J., Ho, C.H., Zhang, Z., Ren, K., and Yang, Y.  (2020). Laboratory Evaluation on Performance of Polymer-Bentonite-Based Roadway Subgrade. In the proceedings of 2020 International Conference on Sustainable and Innovative Infrastructure, Tainan, Taiwan, 22-24 Oct, 2020.  

  1. Zhao, P, Liu, H., Li, S., Ho, C.H., Qin, L., Jia, Y., Yan, M., and Han, Y. (2020). Exploring the adsorption and diffusion characteristics of tectonic coal at different mass ratios based on the specific surface Gibbs function. Powder technology, 36:604-611. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2020.06.067  

  1. Sun, X. Y., Ho, C. H., Li, C., Xia, Y., & Zhang, Q. Inclination effect of coal mine strata on the stability of loess land slope under the condition of underground mining. Natural Hazards (2020),   https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-020-04193-4   

  1. Ho, C.H., Snyder, M., and Zhang, D. (2020). Application of Vehicle-Based Sensing Technology in Monitoring Vibration Response of Pavement Conditions, Journal of  Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements, ASCE, 2020, 146(3): 04020053, http://doi.org/10.1061/JPEODX.0000205   

  1. Liu, Z., Fan, A., and Ho, C.H., (2020). Preparation of AC/Cu-BTC Composite and Its Adsorption Mechanisms, Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE, 2020, 146(4): 04020018,   https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001678  

  1. Zhao, P., Liu, H., Ho, C.H., Li, S., Liu, Y. Lin, H, and Yang, M. (2020). Evaluating Methane Adsorption Characteristics of Coal-Like Materials, Journal of Materials, 13(3): 751. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma13030751  

  1. Ho, C.H., DeGeyter, J. Cui, Y. (2020). Field Performance and Evaluation of Geogrid Reinforcement in Low Volume Unpaved Roads: Four-Year Field Observation, in the proceedings of Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 13-16, 2020.  

  1. Wu, Z. Ho, C.H., and Huang, J. (2019). Laboratory Performance Evaluation of Co-Polymer Based Dust Suppressant Mixed with Poorly Sand. IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 603 (2019) 052044, http://doi:10.1088/1757-899X/603/5/052044  

  1. Mirhosseini A. F., Tahami, S. A. Hoff, I. Dessouky, S., Ho, C. H. (2019). Performance evaluation of asphalt mixtures containing high-RAP binder content and bio-oil rejuvenator. Journal of Construction and Building Materials, 227 (10):116465, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.07.191  

  1. Zhao, P., Zhuo, R., Li, S. Ho, C.H, Lin, H, and Liu, H. (2019). Research on the effect of coal seam inclination on gas migration channels at fully mechanized coal mining face, Arabian Journal of Geoscience, 12: 597. Springer, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12517-019-4742-0  

  1. Ho, C. H., Chivens, K., Floyd, S., Barger, J., Avina, K., & Geier, M. (2019). Preliminary evaluation of concrete-rock interface behavior under the action of freeze-thaw cycles. In E3S Web of Conferences (Vol. 92, p. 13012). EDP Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20199213012 

  1. Ho, C. H., Wu, Z., Zhang, Z., Zhao, P., & Huang, J. (2019). Using Co-polymers to Improve Soil Strength and Mitigate Fugitive Dust Emissions: Laboratory Evaluation. In E3S Web of Conferences (Vol. 92, p. 11013). EDP Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20199211013  

  1. Zhao, P., Li, S., Ho, C.H., Lin, H., and Zhuo R. (2019). Research on crack propagation and material characteristics of rock-like specimens subject to different loading rates. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 31(7): 0401911. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002768   

  1. Ho, C.H., and Martin Linares, C.P. (2019). Determining the Number of Specimen Replicates in Support of Pavement Construction using the AASHTO TP125 Standard. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements, ASCE, 145(2): 04019009. https://doi.org/10.1061/JPEODX.0000109  

  1. Ho, C.H., Qiu, P., Wen, S., Liu, X., Snyder, M., and Winfree, K. (2019). Development of Instrumented Bicycle and Mobile Applications to Perform Cloud-Based Pavement Condition Management for Bike Roads. Proceedings of 2019 Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 13-17, 2019. 

  1. Abdelaziz, A., Ho, C. H., Shan, J., & Almonnieay, A. (2019). Effect of freeze-thaw cycles on fatigue cracking and rutting of asphalt pavements. In Pavement and Asset Management (pp. 199-205). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429264702 

  1. He, Z., & Ho, C. H. (2019). An improved clustering algorithm based on finite Gaussian mixture model. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 78(17), 24285-24299. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-018-6988-z. 

  1. Ho, C.H., et al. Change for the Better, Arizona Technology Council Magazine, Fall 2018. https://issuu.com/tcguy/docs/tc_nov18_final?e=1320737/66094388. Accessed in July 2021.   

  1. Qiu, P., Liu, X., Wen, S., Zhang, Y., Winfree, K. N., & Ho, C. H. (2018, September). The development of an IoT instrumented bike: For assessment of road and bike trail conditions. In 2018 International Symposium in Sensing and Instrumentation in IoT Era (ISSI) (pp. 1-6). IEEE. DOI: 10.1109/ISSI.2018.8538268   

  1. Huang, J., Ho, C. H., Gao, Y., Wu, Z., & Zhang, Y. (2018, July). Evaluation of Polymer Based Dust Suppressant Mixed with Clayey Soil in Unpaved Road: Lab Experiment. In Civil Infrastructures Confronting Severe Weathers and Climate Changes Conference (pp. 1-9). Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-95768-5_1 

  1. Huang, J., Ho, C. H., Wu, Z., Gao, Y., Zhang, Y., & Zhang, Z. (2018, July). Evaluation of Co-polymer Based Dust Suppressant Mixed with Soil in Unpaved Road: Lab Experiment. In Civil Infrastructures Confronting Severe Weathers and Climate Changes Conference (pp. 10-19). Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-95768-5_2 

  1. Abdelaziz, A. & Ho, C.H. (2019). Evaluating the Effect of Solar Radiations on the Performance of Asphalt Concrete Pavements: Proceedings of the 5th GeoChina International Conference 2018 – Civil Infrastructures Confronting Severe Weathers and Climate Changes: From Failure to Sustainability, held on July 23 to 25, 2018 in HangZhou, China. http://10.1007/978-3-319-95789-0_9. 

  1. Liu, Z., Han, X., Ho, C. H., & Fan, A. (2018). Adsorption of Ni 2+ from Aqueous Solution by Functionalized Coal Particles with Dithiocarbamate. Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, 22(4), 04018027. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HZ.2153-5515.0000421 

  1. Linares, C. P. M., Ho, C. H. J., & Vadasz, P. (2018). Periodic freezing of water and melting of ice in asphalt as a porous medium subject to diurnal step temperature oscillations. In International Heat Transfer Conference Digital Library. Begel House Inc. DOI: 10.1615/IHTC16.pma.021435 

  1. Abdelaziz, A., Ho, C. H., & Snyder, M. (2018). Evaluating the influence of polymer modified asphalt binders on low temperature properties. In MATEC Web of Conferences (Vol. 163, p. 05012). EDP Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201816305012  

  1. Ho, C.H., Almonnieay, A., Kyaw, K. and Sandy Maung, P.M. Assessing Replacements of Native Aggregate and Cement with Recycled Glass in Concrete: in balance of energy saving and concrete strength, Proceedings in the 8th Scientific-Technical Conference on Material Problems in Civil Engineering, Krakow, Poland, June 25-27, 2018.  

  1. Ho, C.H., and Martin Linares, C.P. (2018). Representation Functions to Predict Relaxation Modulus of Asphalt Mixtures Subject to the Action of Freeze-Thaw Cycles. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B: Pavements, 144(2): 04018013. DOI: 10.1061/JPEODX.0000037 

  1. Liu, Z., Liu, Y., Ho, C.H. Liu, Y., Jing, X.Y., (2018). Cheng, A. Synthesis of nano-Fe0/PEI composite and its reduction and chelation mechanisms for Cr(VI) from aqueous solution. Journal of Environmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 144(3):04018004, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943- 7870.0001346.  

  1. Ho, C. H., Linares, C. P. M., Shan, J., & Almonnieay, A. (2017). Material testing apparatus and procedures for evaluating freeze-thaw resistance of asphalt concrete mixtures. Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, 6(1), 429-443. https://doi.org/10.1520/ACEM20170005.  

  1. Zhang, D. and Ho, C.H. (2017). Smartphone Based Approach to Detect Modes of Pavement Distress Using Fast Fourier Transform, in the proceeding of the 10th International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology, Hong Kong, August 8-10, 2017.  

  1. Ho, C.H., Martin Linares, C.P., Abdelaziz, A., and Gao, Y.J. (2017). Evaluating Nonlinear Responses of Asphalt Concrete Mixtures under Time-Dependent Loading: in view of three representation functions, in the proceeding of the 9th European Nonlinear Dynamics Conference in Budapest, Hungary, June 25-30, 2017. 

  1. Abdelaziz, A and Ho, C.H. (2017). Analysis of Non-Linear Dynamic Behaviors in Asphalt Concrete Pavements Under Temperature Variations, in the proceeding of the 9th European Nonlinear Dynamics Conference in Budapest, Hungary, June 25-30, 2017.  

  1. Huang, J., Ho, C.H., Gao, Y.J., Zhang, Y.Z. (2017). Evaluation of polymer-based dust suppressant mixed with sandy soil in unpaved road: lab experiment, in the proceeding of the 2017 World Congress for Pavement and Asset Management conference in Milan, Italy, June 12-17, 2017.  

  1. Martin Linares, C.P. and Ho, C.H. (2017). Evaluating the effect of freeze-thaw cycles on the resistance to thermal cracking of asphalt mixtures, in the proceeding of the 2017 World Congress for Pavement and Asset Management conference in Milan, Italy, June 12-17, 2017. 

  1. DeGeyter, J. and Ho, C.H. (2017). Evaluation of geogrid reinforcement on unpaved forest service roads, Proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C., January 11-14, 2017.  

  1. Ho, C.H., Martin Linares, C.P., and Martinez Gonzalez, M.F. (2017). Effect of Asphalt Thin Beams Mixed with Three Nominal Maximum Aggregate Sizes in the Bending Beam Rheometer on the Prediction of Thermal Properties of Bituminous Material, Journal of Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, 11(1): 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11709-016-0367-5    

  1. Romero, P. Ho, C.H. AASHTO TP125-16: Determining the Flexural Creep Stiffness of Asphalt Mixtures Using the Bending Beam Rheometer (BBR). AASHTO Materials Testing Standard. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Shan, J., Wang, F, Chen, Y., and Almonnieay, A. (2016). Performance of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Modified Asphalt: Two-Year Review in Northern Arizona. The Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2575:138-149. https://doi.org/10.3141/2575-15 

  1. Martin Linares, C.P., Ho, C.H., and Martinez Gonzalez, M.F. (2016). Impact of Multi-Scale Asphalt Thin Beams in the Bending Beam Rheometer on the Prediction of Thermal Cracking of Bituminous Material. Journal of Procedia Engineering, 161:235-240. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2016.08.541   

  1. Ho, C. H., Shan, J., Wang, F., & Chen, Y. (2016). Evaluating the feasibility of Freeze-Thaw cycling test on durability of asphalt mixtures: A pilot study. In Functional Pavement Design (pp. 89-97). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315643274 

  1. Ho, C. H., Dai, H., & Davidescu, A. M. (2016). A finite element model to evaluate the effect of vegetation on temperature variations of pavements. In Functional Pavement Design (pp. 541-541). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315643274 

  1. Ho, C. H., & Davidescu, A. M. (2016). Review and study of mechanical vibrations for pavement condition assessment. Functional Pavement Design, 907-914. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315643274 

  1. Ho, C. H. (2016). Formulation and application of Burger Model Based Representation function in characterization of asphalt mixtures. In Functional Pavement Design (pp. 109-118). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315643274 

  1. Ho, C.H., Lai, C., and Almonnieay, A. (2016). Using Geographic Information Systems and Smartphone-Based Vibration Data to Support Decision Making on Pavement Rehabilitation. Proceedings of the 2016 Information Processing and Management of Uncertainty (IPMU) Conference in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, June 20-24, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40596-4_40  

  1. Ho, C.H., Tsung, N.L., and Abdelaziz, A. (2016). Evaluation of Excavation-Induced Surface Settlement and Effectiveness of Cement Grouting in Mitigating Building Deformation. Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) in Provo, UT, April 20-22, 2016. 

  1. Ho, C. H., & Shan, J. (2016). Performance comparison between fiber-reinforced and rubber-modified asphalt. In Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress 2016 (pp. 1166-1175). https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784479742.097  

  1. Ho, C.H., Slim, G., DeGeyter, J., and Monahan, S. (2016). Application of Geographic Information Systems and Vibration Mobile Apps in Road Condition Assessment of Bike Trails. Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Conference of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C. January 10-14, 2016. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Tsung, N.L. (2015). The effectiveness of cement grouting technology in mitigating excavation-induced surface settlements. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Mining Safety and Environmental Protection, Xi’an, China, November 6-8, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C. H., Shan, J., Almutairi, F., & Aloqaili, F. (2015). Evaluating the Freeze Thaw Durability of Pervious Concrete Mixed with Silica Fume. In Innovative Materials and Design for Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure (pp. 83-92). https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784479278.008   

  1. Ho, C. H., Shan, J., Du, M., & Ishaku, D. I. T. (2015). Experimental Study of a Snow Melting System: State-of-Practice Deicing Technology. In Environmental Sustainability in Transportation Infrastructure (pp. 162-176). https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784479285.014  

  1. Ho, C.H., Shan, J. Almutairi, F., and Aloqaili, F. (2015). Durability Design of Fiber Reinforced Pervious Concrete in Cold Regions. Proceedings of the International Conference on the Regeneration and Conservation of Concrete Structures, Nagasaki, Japan, June 1-3, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C. H., Shan, J., Wang, F., & Chen, Y. (2015, March). I-Girders Method Used to Support Existing Railway Operations During Highway Underpass Construction. In ASME/IEEE Joint Rail Conference (Vol. 56451, p. V001T01A008). American Society of Mechanical Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1115/JRC2015-5651  

  1. Edward J. Smaglik, E.J., Baxter, T., Tingerthal, J.S., Ho, C.H., and Lamer. M. Computer Application Blended Course Redesign: Lessons Learned and impact on Student Success. Proceeding in the 2014 American Society for Engineering Education Zone IV Conference, Long Beach, CA, April, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Shan, J, Ishaku, D.I., and Du, M.  (2014). Use of Heating Facilities in Sidewalks to Improve Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety.  Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington DC, January 12-16, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C. H., & Romero, P. (2013). Characterizing the Low-Temperature Viscoelastic Behavior of Asphalt Mixtures: a comparative study. International Journal of Pavement Research & Technology, 6(5). DOI10.6135/ijprt.org.tw/2013.6(5).479 

  1. Ho, C.H. (2013). Using Statistical Method and Viscoelasticity to Control Low Temperature Performance of Asphalt Mixtures during Construction. Proceedings of the International Symposium of Climatic Effects on Pavement and Geotechnical Infrastructure, August 4-7, 2013, Fairbank, Alaska. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784413326.014 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Romero, P. (2013). A Material Testing Methodology for In Situ Quality Control of Low Temperature Performance in Asphalt Pavements. Proceedings of the 2013 Airfield & Highway Pavement Conference, ASCE, June 8-12, 2013, Los Angeles, CA. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784413005.085 

  1. Ho, C. H., & Romero, P. (2013). Using linear viscoelastic modeling to evaluate the low temperature properties of asphalt mixtures prepared with aggregates of different sizes. Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, 2(1), 122-139. https://doi.org/10.1520/ACEM20120040  

  1. Ho, C.H, and Romero, P. (2013). Evaluating the removal performance and friction characteristics of runway contaminants.Journal of Airport Management 7, no. 2 (2013): 195-210.  

  1. Ho, C. H., & Romero, P. (2012). Asphalt mixture beams used in bending beam rheometer for quality control: Utah's experience. Transportation research record, 2268(1), 92-97. https://doi.org/10.3141/2268-11  

  1. Ho, C. H., & Romero, P. (2012). Alternative function to represent relaxation modulus of viscoelastic materials. Journal of materials in civil engineering, 24(2), 152-158. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000378  

  1. Romero, P., Ho, C. H., & VanFrank, K. (2011). Development of methods to control cold temperature and fatigue cracking for asphalt mixtures (No. UT-10.08). Utah. Dept. of Transportation. Research Division.  

  1. Ho, C.H., and Romero, P. (2011). Using Asphalt Mixture Beams in the Bending Beam Rheometer: Experimental and Numerical Approach. Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, 12(2):293-314. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2011.9695247 

  1. Ho, C. H., and Romero, P. (2009). Increasing Airport Operation Safety Based on Enhanced or Updated Pavement Markings Improvements. Journal of Airport Management, 4:72-88.  

  1. Ho, C. H., & Romero, P. (2009). Low Design Temperatures of Asphalt Pavements in Dry–Freeze Regions: Predicting by Means of Solar Radiation, Transient Heat Transfer, and Finite Element Method. Transportation research record, 2127(1), 60-71. https://doi.org/10.3141/2127-08  

  1. Ho, C. H., & Romero, P. (2009). Investigation of existing engineered material arresting system at three US Airports (No. 1429-2016-118626). 10.22004/ag.econ.207624  

  1. Ho, C. H., & Romero, P. (2008). Applications of geographic information system in airfield infrastructure system management and maintenance. Transportation research record, 2052(1), 100-109. https://doi.org/10.3141/2052-12   

Recent Presentations

  1. Ho, C.H., Devany, J., Lopez, M., Liu X, and Al-Qadi I. Integration of Vehicle-Based Sensing and Full-Car Model in Predicting Pavement Roughness. Presented at the International Conference on Transportation and Development (ICTD) and ASCE Automated People Movers and Automated Transit Systems (AMP-ATS) Conference, May 30-June 4, 2022 in Seattle.  

  1. Ho, C.H., Devany, J., and Lopez. Effect of Climate Change on Performance of Highway Pavements: A Year-Long Pavement Sensing Data Study in the Phoenix Region, presented at the 1st International Data Science for Pavements Symposium (DSPS22), March 22-24, 2022 at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Virginia, USA.   

  1. Ho, C.H. Integration of Vehicle Mounted Accelerometers and Full Car Model in Highway Roughness Prediction, presented virtually at the 2021 Transportation Research Congress, Beijing, China, November 6-7, 2021.  

  1. Ho, C.H., Devany, J., and Lopez, M. Integration of Vehicle-Based Sensing and Vehicle Dynamic Model in Evaluating Resilience of Highway Infrastructure, CIRI’ DHS Summer Research Team Workshop. Virtual Presentation, August 3, 2021 held by the Critical Infrastructure Resilient Institute of the Department of Homeland Security.   

  1. Gao, J. and Ho, C-H. Application of Machine Learning Based Technology in Pavement Condition Assessment and Prediction. Poster Presentation at the Annual Workshop of International Association of Chinese Infrastructure Professionals (virtual meeting), 01/17/2021. 

  1. Zhang, D. and Ho, C-H., Pavement Condition Assessment Using Regression Analysis and Distribution Fitting Model through Pavement Sensing Patterns. Poster Presentation at the Annual Workshop of International Association of Chinese Infrastructure Professionals (virtual meeting), 01/17/2021. 

  1. Ni, M., Tan, H.R., Deng, Z., Wang, Y., and Ho, C-H. Instrumented Bike: Smart Wheels. Poster Presentation at the NAU 12th annual Undergraduate Symposium, April 24, 2020.   

  1. Zhang, D, and Ho, C.H. Using Fast Fourier Transform and Time Series Analysis to Maintain the Transportation Infrastructure, presented at 10th Annual Workshop of the International Association of Chinese Infrastructure Professionals, January 12, 2020 in Washington D.C. 

  1. Yang, Y., and Ho, C.H. Application of Light Weight Deflectometer in Field Measurements of Unpaved Roads, presented at 10th Annual Workshop of the International Association of Chinese Infrastructure Professionals, January 12, 2020 in Washington D.C. 

  1. Ho, C.H. Application of geogrids in improvement of unpaved roads, invited presentation in a seminar at Xian Shuyu University, Xian, Shaanxi Province, China, November 14, 2019.  

  1. Ho, C.H. Dust Emission Control Technology, invited presentation in a seminar at Xinjiang Institute of Mining Science and Technology, Urumqi, Province of Xinjiang, China, November 7, 2019.  

  1. Ho, C.H. Application of vehicle based sensing and algorithms in pavement condition survey, invited presentation in a faculty seminar at Yuncheng University, Yuncheng, Shanxi Province, China, November 1, 2019 

  1. Ho, C.H. Introduction to higher education and class management at Northern Arizona University, invited presentation in a faculty seminar at Yuncheng University, Yuncheng, Shanxi Province, China, October 31, 2019.   

  1. Chen, G., Fang, P., Zhang, A., Zhang, J. Ho, C.H., and Winfree, K. Instrumented Bike Share Project Team 1. Poster Presentation at the NAU 11th annual Undergraduate Symposium, April 24, 2019.  

  1. Gao, J., Zheng, L., Dong, Y., Li, X., Ho, C.H., and Winfree, K. Instrumented Bike Share Project Team 2. Poster Presentation at the NAU 11th annual Undergraduate Symposium, April 24, 2019.  

  1. Ho, C.H., Qiu, P., Wen, S., Liu, X., Snyder, M. Instrumented Bicycles: Sensing and Promoting Cycling Mobility. Presented at 7th Wavelength Conference, Loughborough University, England, March 25 - 27, 2019. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Snyder, M., and Abdelaziz, A. Sensing and Mapping Pavement Cracks. Presented at 7th Wavelength Conference, Loughborough University, England, March 25 - 27, 2019.   

  1. Ho, C.H. Application of an ASTM C666 apparatus with modifications in testing freeze-thaw resistance of construction materials. Invited presentation in the Transportation Engineering Seminar at the University of Nottingham, UK, March 20, 2019.  

  1. Ho, C.H. Applications of Dust Control Technology in Fugitive Emissions Mitigation. Seminar presentation at Xian University of Science and Technology, Xian, China. January 3, 2019. 

  1. Chen. J., Wang, H., and Wu, H., and Ho, C.H. Development of Instrumented Bike for Monitoring of Road and Bike Trail Condition. Poster Presentation at the 2018 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 15-16, 2018. 

  1. Chen. J., Wang, H., and Wu, H., and Ho, C.H. Development of Instrumented Bikes for Sensing Pavement Conditions. Poster Presentation at the 2018 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 7, 2018. 

  1. Ho, C.H. Effects of Freeze-Thaw (F-T) Cycles on Performance of Asphalt Mixtures: How could we know F-T cycles better? Seminar presentation at Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia. June 14, 2018. 

  1. Ho, C.H. Dust control and Vehicle based Pavement Sensing Technologies, Seminar presentation at Riga Technical University, Riga, Latvia. June 14, 2018. 

  1. Briggs, R., Chen, J., Wang, H., Wu, H. Ho, C.H., and Winfree, K. Development of Instrumented Bike Project Team 1. Poster Presentation at the NAU 10th annual Undergraduate Symposium, April 27, 2018.  

  1. Qiu, P., Wen, S., Liu, X., Zhang, Y.C., Zhang, Y.F., Ho, C.H., and Winfree, K. Development of Instrumented Bike Project Team 2. Poster Presentation at the NAU 10th annual Undergraduate Symposium, April 27, 2018. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Snyder, M. Using sensing technology for pavement condition assessments. Presented at the 2018 Roads and Streets Conference, April 12-14, 2018, Tucson. 

  1. Wu, Z. and Ho, C.H. Performance Evaluation of Co-Polymer Based Dust Suppressants Mixed with Three Types of Soil in Unpaved Road: Lab experiment. Presented at the 2018 Annual Conference of National Council for Undergraduate Research, University of Central Oklahoma, OK, April 4-7, 2018. 

  1. Ho, C.H. Dust control methods to mitigate fugitive dust emissions. Invited presentation in the Faculty Professional Development, Department of Civil Engineering, Xi’an Shuyu University, China, December 22, 2017. 

  1. Ho, C.H. How do undergraduate students help professors on their research-based projects? Invited presentation in the Fall Student Seminar, Department of Civil Engineering, Xi’an Shuyu University, China, December 21, 2017. 

  1. Ho, C.H. How to implement an effective research-based capstone project? Invited presentation in the Fall Student Seminar, College of Natural Sciences, Chang’an University, China, December 19, 2017. 

  1. Ho, C.H. Sensing and computing technology for highway pavement condition assessments. Invited presentation in the Departmental Faculty Seminar, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Yuncheng University, China, December 15, 2017.    

  1. Snyder, M., Abdelaziz, A., and Ho, C.H. Application of vehicle-based sensors in assessing highway pavement conditions due to temperature changes. Poster Presentation at the 2017 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 15-16, 2017. 

  1. Barger, J., Geier, M., Avina, K., and Ho, C.H. Use of cold-weather simulation to analyze concrete-rock interface behavior. Poster Presentation at the 2017 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 15-16, 2017  

  1. Wu, Z., Zhang, Z., and Ho, C.H. Performance Evaluation of Three Dust Suppressants Mixed with Sandy Soil in Unpaved Road: Lab experiment. Poster Presentation at the 2017 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 15-16, 2017.  

  1. Snyder, M., Abdelaziz, A., and Ho, C.H. Evaluating Pavement Using Vehicle-Based Vibration Sensors. Poster Presentation at the 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 15, 2017. 

  1. Ho, C.H. and Abdelaziz, A. The effect of freeze-thaw cycles on low temperature performance of asphalt pavements. Presented at the 2017 Roads and Streets Conference, April 12-14, 2017, Tucson.   

  1. Ho, C.H., Huang, J., Gao, Y.J., Zhang, Y.Z. Lab experiment approach to quantify mechanical responses of pine oil treated dust suppressant. Presented at the International Conference on Sciences, Engineering and Technology Innovations, March 15-17, 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan.  

  1. Ho, C.H. Introduction to AASHTO TP125-16: Determining the Flexural Creep Stiffness of Asphalt Mixtures Using the Bending Beam Rheometer (BBR). Invited Speech in a Graduate Students Seminar, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 03/09/2017.  

  1. Gao, Y. and Ho, C.H. Lab Evaluation of the Mechanical Reponses of Northern Arizona Soil under Polymer Based Dust Suppressant. Presented at the 2017 Annual Conference of National Council for Undergraduate Research, University of Memphis, TN, April 6-8, 2017.    

  1. Ho, C.H., Martin Linares, C.P. Modeling Effect of Freeze-Thaw Cycles in Asphalt Mixtures. Poster Presentation at the 2016 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 16-17, 2016. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Anas Almonnieay, A., Kyaw, K., Sandy Maung, P.M., Optimizing the Use of Recycled Glass in Concrete. Poster Presentation at the 2016 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 16-17, 2016. 

  1. Abdelaziz, A and Ho, C.H. Effect of Freeze-Thaw Cycles on Rutting and Fatigue Cracking of Asphalt Mixtures. Presented at the 2016 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 16-17, 2016. 

  1. Ho, C.H. Application of GIS and Accelerometers in Condition Assessment of Bike Trails. Presented at the 2016 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 16-17, 2016. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Gao, Y.J., Zhang Y.Z, and Huang, J. Mechanical Responses of Northern Arizona Soil under Polymer Dust Suppressant. Poster Presentation at the 2016 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 16-17, 2016. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Martin Linares, C.P. Using ASTM C666 Apparatus to Test Freeze-Thaw Cycles of Asphalt Mixtures.  Poster Presentation at the 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 9, 2016. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Martin Linares, C.P. Freeze-Thaw Cycles of Asphalt Mixtures-Testing Method. Poster Presentation at the 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 9, 2016. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Anas Almonnieay, A., Kyaw, K., Sandy Maung, P.M., Assessing Replacement of Sand and Cement with Recycled Glass in Concrete: In Balance of Energy Saving and Concrete Strength. Poster Presentation at the 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 9, 2016.  

  1. Ho, C.H., Gao, Y.J., Zhang Y.Z, and Huang, J. Mechanical Responses of Northern Arizona Soil under Polymer Dust Suppressant. Poster Presentation at the 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 9, 2016.  

  1. Abdelaziz, A and Ho, C.H. Effect of Freeze-Thaw Cycles on Rutting and Fatigue Cracking of Asphalt Mixtures. Poster Presentation at the 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 9, 2016. 

  1. Zhang, D. and Ho, C.H. “Application of Smartphone Accelerometers to Identify Pavement Failure Modes using Signal Processing Technology.” Presented at the 2016 World Multidisciplinary Civil Engineering-Architecture-Urban Planning Symposium in Prague, Czech, June 13-17, 2016 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Dai, H. “A finite element model to evaluate the influence of motion on ambient temperatures of pavements.” Presented at the 2016 World Multidisciplinary Civil Engineering-Architecture-Urban Planning Symposium in Prague, Czech, June 13-17, 2016. 

  1. DeGeyter, J., Ho, C.H., and Tsung, N.L. “Evaluation of Geogrid Reinforcement on Forest Service Roads.” Poster presentation  at the 2016 International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) in Provo, UT, April 20-22, 2016. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Shan, J. “Life Cycle Cost Analysis and Performance Comparison of Fiber Reinforced Asphalt Overlay Versus Rubber Modified Asphalt Overlay.” Poster presentation at the 2016 International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) in Provo, UT, April 20-22, 2016. 

  1. Zhang, D. and Ho, C.H. “Smartphone Based Approach to Detect Modes of Pavement Distress using Fast Fourier Transformation.” Presented at the 2016 Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of North Carolina Asheville, April 7-9, 2016. 

  1. Zhang, K, and Ho, C.H. “Quantifying Tree Shade Effect on Asphalt Pavement with Life-Cycle Cost Analysis.” Presented at the 2016 Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research at the University of North Carolina Asheville, April 7-9, 2016. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Davidescu, A.M. “Application of Smart phone sensors in Road Condition Assessment: Case study.” Presented at the 2016 Arizona Roads and Streets Conference, Tucson, AZ, March 23-25, 2016. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Shan, J.  “Development of Vibration Model in Maintenance of Bike Trails and Highway Pavements.” Presented at the 2016 Arizona Roads and Streets Conference, March 24-25, 2016 in Tucson, AZ. 

  1. Saganitso, T., and Ho, C.H.Ultraviolet Degradation of High Altitude Pavement Binders.” Presented at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C. January 10-14, 2016. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Zhang, K. “Quantifying Tree Shade Effect on Asphalt Pavements with Life-Cycle Cost Analysis.Poster Presentation at the 2015 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 19-21, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Martin Linares, C.P. “Multi-scale effects on the low temperature performance of asphalt mixtures.” Poster Presentation at the 2015 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 19-21, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Davidescu, A.M. “Smartphone-based accelerometers to advance dynamic vibration responses of vehicles in pavement condition assessments.” Poster Presentation at the 2015 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 19-21, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Slim, G., DeGeyter, J., and Monahan, S. “Application of Geographic Information Systems and Vibration Mobile Apps in Road Condition Assessment of Bike Trails.” Poster Presentation at the 2015 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 11, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Davidescu, A.M. “Road condition assessment using a mechanical vibrations registering mobile apps.” Poster Presentation at the 2015 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 11, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Shan, J., Wang, F, and Chen, Y. “Evaluating the feasibility of freeze-thaw cycling test on durability of asphalt mixtures.” Poster Presentation at the 2015 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 11, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Martin Linares, C.P. “Probing the validity of the Bending Beam Rheometer on the Prediction of Thermal Cracking of Asphalt Pavements, using Multi-Scale Thin Beams.” Poster Presentation at the 2015 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 11, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Shan, J. “Evaluation of Fiber-Reinforced Asphalt Pavements in Flagstaff.” Poster Presentation at the 2015 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 11, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Magassy, T., Silva, T., and Lima, J. “Asphalt Mixture Beams in the Bending Beam Rheometer for Quality Control: Material Preparation, Testing Process, and Field Application.” Presented at the 2015 6th Conference of the European Asphalt Technology Association, Stockholm, Sweden, June 15-17, 2015.  

  1. Ho, C.H. “Global evolution of civil engineering in academia and industry: new challenge in big data era” Guest lecture, June 5, 2015 at Kyushu University, Japan. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Shan, J. “Performance of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Modified Asphalt: Lab Experiments and Field Observations”. Poster Presentation at the 51st International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) in College Station, TX, April 22-25, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Begay, S. “Evaluating Freeze-Thaw Resistance of Asphalt Binders”. Poster Presentation at the 51st International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) in College Station, TX, April 22-25, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Zhang, K. “The Effect of Urban Heat Islands and Traffic Wheel Pressure on the Performance of Asphalt Pavements”. Poster Presentation at the 51st International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) in College Station, TX, April 22-25, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H. “Using Comic Oriented Instruction to Create a Joyful Learning Environment”. Poster Presentation at the 51st International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) in College Station, TX, April 22-25, 2015. 

  1. Dai, H. and Ho, C.H. “Using Finite Element Method to Predict Temperatures of Shadowed and Unshadowed Pavements.” Presented at the 2015 Annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research at Eastern Washington University, April 16 - 18, 2015.  

  1. Ho, C.H., and Zhou, X. “Air Traffic Flow Management: Multi-Criteria Optimization and Decision Making Analysis.” Presented at the 7th International Symposium on Travel Demand Management in Tucson, AZ, April 13-15, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Shan, J. “Performance of Fiber reinforced polymer modified Asphalt in Northern Arizona: 2 year review.” Presented at the 2015 Arizona Roads and Streets Conference, Tucson, AZ, April 1-3, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H. “Review of Pavement Condition Detection Technologies.” Invited presentation at the University of Arizona Transportation Graduate Seminar, Tucson, AZ, February 20, 2015.  

  1. Begay, S. and Ho, C.H.Asphalt Binder Testing in Cold Weather Climates.” Presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 11-15, 2015. 

  1. Begay, M. and Ho, C.H.Milton Road Dedicated Bus Lane Study.” Presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington DC, January 11-15, 2015. 

  1. Ho, C.H. “NAU Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship” presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of Hopi Tribe Transportation Partnership, Flagstaff, AZ, October 14, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Almutairi, F., and Aloqaili, F. “Evaluating Freeze-Thaw Durability of Fiber Reinforced Pervious Concrete Mixtures.” Porter presentation at the 2014 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 19-21, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Magassy, T., Silva, T., and Lima, J. “Asphalt Mixture Beams in the Bending Beam Rheometer for Quality Control: Material Preparation, Testing Process, and Field Application.” Porter presentation at the 2014 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 19-21, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H. and Zhang, K.Quantifying Effect of Solar Radiation and Wheel Pressure on Performance of Asphalt Pavements.” Porter presentation at the 2014 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 19-21, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Shan, J. “Performance of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Modified Asphalt: Lab Experiments and Field Observations in Northern Arizona.Porter presentation at the 2014 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 19-21, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Dai, H., and Chen, J.Finite Element Method Approach to Predict the Pavement Surface Temperature and Stress.” Porter presentation at the 2014 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 19-21, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H. “I-girders method used to support existing railway operations during highway underpass construction.” Invited presentation at ASU Transportation Group Seminar, October, 24, 2014 in Tempe, AZ.  

  1. Ho, C.H., and Miele, A. “Performance of Polymer Modified Asphalt Containing Fibers” Presented at the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 11, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Almutairi, F., and Aloqaili, F. “Evaluating Freeze-Thaw Durability of Fiber Reinforced Pervious Concrete Mixtures.” Porter presentation at the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 11, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Magassy, T., Silva, T., and Lima, J. “Thin Beams in Bending Beam Rheometer for Quality Control in Asphalt Pavement Construction from Laboratory to Field Practice.” Porter presentation at the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 11, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H. and Zhang, K.Quantifying Effect of Solar Radiation on Performance of Asphalt Pavements.” Porter presentation at the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 11, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Shan, J. “Performance of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer-Modified Asphalt.” Porter presentation at the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Arizona Section Conference in Phoenix, AZ, September 11, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., and Miele, A. “Fiber Reinforced Asphalt in Northern Arizona” Presented at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Northern Arizona Branch Monthly Meeting in Flagstaff, AZ, April 2, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Shan, J, Ishaku, D.I., Lance, J., and Du, M. “Evaluating Freeze-Thaw Durability of Pervious Concrete Mixtures in Cold Regions.” Porter presentation at the 50th International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) in Washington, DC on March 26-28, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Shan, J, Ishaku, D.I., Lance, J., and Du, M. “Evaluating the Performance of Fiberized Asphalt Mixtures in Cold Regions Construction.” Porter presentation at the 50th International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) in Washington, DC on March 26-28, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Shan, J, Ishaku, D.I., Lance, J., and Du, M. “Using Thin Beams in Bending Beam Rheometer for Quality Control in Asphalt Pavement Construction.” Porter presentation at the 50th International Conference of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) in Washington, DC on March 26-28, 2014. 

  1. Benally, L., and Ho, C.H. “Rerouting Highway 89.” Presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington DC, January 12-16, 2014. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Shan, J, Ishaku, and Du, M. “Experimental Study of Snow Melting System in Northern Arizona.” Porter presentation at the 2013 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 12-13, 2013. 

  1. Ho, C.H., Shan, J, Ishaku. “Investigation of Pervious Concrete Mixtures in Northern Arizona.” Porter presentation at the 2013 Arizona Pavements/Materials Conference, Tempe, AZ, November 12-13, 2013. 

  1. Dunn, T. and Ho, C.H.Alternative Intersection Design Process.”  Presented (#P12-6059) in the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board.  

  1. Ho, C.H., and Romero, P. “Making Better Roads: Saving Dollars and Saving the Environment: Coefficient of Thermal Expansion of Portland Cement, Controlling Low Temperature Cracking, and Controlling Moisture Damage.” Presented at the 2009 Utah Department of Transportation Engineering Conference, November 3-5, 2009, Sandy, UT.