Recent Journal Articles


  1. Lu, H., Azimi, M., and Iseley, T. (2019). “Short-term load forecasting of urban gas using a hybrid model based on improved fruit fly optimization algorithm and support vector machine.” Energy Reports, 5(1), 666-677, Elsevier.
  2. Lu, H., Huang, K., Azimi, M., and Guo, L. (2019) “Blockchain technology in the oil and gas industry: A review of applications, opportunities, challenges, and risks.” IEEE Access, Accepted.
  3. Alsadi, A. and Matthews, J. (2019). “Evaluation of carbon footprint during the installation stage for different pipeline installation methods and materials.” Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, Accepted.
  4. Vladeanu, G. and Matthews, J. (2019). “Sewer pipe condition rating model using analytical hierarchy process.” Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, Accepted.
  5. Alsadi, A., Matthews, J., and Matthews, E. (2019). “Environmental impact assessment of the fabrication of pipe rehabilitation materials.” Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, Accepted.
  6. Zare, M., Iseley, T., and Najafi, M. (2019). “Trenchless limitations on post-earthquake repair and rehabilitation of unpressurized networks: Christchruch, New Zealand.” Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, 10(3), ASCE.
  7. Abdulkareem, O., Ramli, M., and Matthews, J. (2019). “Production of geo-polymer mortar system containing high calcium biomass wood ask as a partial substitution to fly ash: An early age evaluation.” Composites Part B, 174(1), Paper 10694, Elsevier.
  8. Vladeanu, G. and Matthews, J. (2019). “Wastewater pipe consequence of failure model for risk-based asset management using analytic hierarchy process.” Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, 10(2), ASCE.
  9. Jaganathan, A. (2019). “Multichannel surface wave analysis of reinforced concrete pipe segments using longitudinal and circumferential waves induced by a point impact.” Journal of Applied Geophysics, 163 (1), 40-54, Elsevier.
  10. Jaganathan, A. and Kodali, S. (2019). An electromagnetic sensor to locate service laterals during the trenchless lateral reinstatement.” Tunneling & Underground Space Technology, 83 (1), 18-26, Elsevier.
  11. Campos, U. and Hall, D. (2019). “Simplified Lame’s equations to determine contact pressure and hoop stress in thin-walled press-fits.” Thin-Walled Structures, 138 (1), 199-207.
  12. Lu, H., Ma, G., Azimi, M., and Fu, L. (2019) “Application of supergravity technology in a TEG dehydration process for offshore platforms.” Processes, 7(1), 43.


  1. Wen, J., Chen, C., and Campos, U. (2018). “Experimental research on the performance of water jet devices and proposing the parameters of borehole hydraulic mining for oil shale.” PLOS One, 13(6), E0199027.
  2. Alam, S., Banjara, A., Wang, J., Patterson, W., and Baral, S. (2018). “Novel approach in sampling and tensile strength evaluation of roots to enhance soil for preventing erosion.” Open Journal of Soil Science, 8, 330-349.
  3. Matthews, J., Nestleroth, B., and Condit, W. (2018). “Evaluating emerging structural inspection technologies for high-risk cast iron water mains.” Tunneling & Underground Space Technology, 77(1), 288-294, Elsevier.
  4. Alam, S., Matthews, J., Sterling, R., Allouche, E., Selvakumar, A., et al. (2018). “Evaluation of testing methods for tracking CIPP liners’ life-cycle performance.” Cogent Engineering, 5(1), Article 1463954, Taylor & Francis.
  5. Kumar, S., Abraham, D., Iseley, T., et al. (2018). “Automated defect classification in sewer closed circuit television inspections using deep convolutional neural networks.” Automation in Construction, 91(1), 273-283, Elsevier.
  6. Das, S., Bayat, A., Gay, L., and Matthews, J. (2018). “Productivity analysis of lateral CIPP rehabilitation process using symphony simulation modeling system.” of Pipeline Systems Engr. & Prac., 9(1), ASCE.
  7. Lu, H., Wu, X., Iseley, T., Matthews, J., and Peng, S. (2018). “The status quo of natural gas pipeline trenchless installation, repair and replacement technologies in foreign countries.” Natural Gas Industry, 38(3), 110-120, CNKI.
  8. Lu, H., Wu, X., Iseley, T., Matthews, J., and Peng, S. (2018). “The status quo of natural gas line pipe inspection technologies abroad and its implications for China.” Natural Gas Industry, 38(2), 103-111, CNKI.
  9. Matthews, J., Allouche, E., Vladeanu, G., and Alam, S. (2018). “Multi-segment trenchless technology method selection algorithm for buried pipelines.” Tunnelling & Underground. Space Technology, 73(1), 295-301, Elsevier.
  10. Vladeanu, G. and Matthews, J. (2018). “Analysis of risk management methods used in trenchless renewal decision making.” Tunnelling & Underground. Space Technology, 72(1), 272-280, Elsevier.
  11. Yazdekhasti, S., Piratla, K., Matthews, J., et al. (2018). “Optimal selection of acoustics leak detection techniques for water pipelines using multi-criteria decision analysis.” Management of Environmental Quality, 29(2), 255-277.
  12. Zhang, P., Behbahani, S., Iseley, T., et al. (2018). “A jacking force study of curved steel pipe roof in Gongbei tunnel: Calculation review and monitoring data analysis.” Tunnelling & Underground. Space Tech., 72(1), 305-322, Elsevier.


  1. Alam, S., Eklund, S., Allouche, E., & Ng, D. (2017). “Thermo-cyclic degradation evaluation of sewer CIPP resin by ASTM standard tests and raman spectroscopy.” Materials Performance and Characterization, 6(1), 121-132, ASTM.
  2. Matthews, J., Stowe, R., & Vaidya, S. (2017). “Environmental impact of cured-in-place pipe renewal on an asbestos cement water main.” Journal of Water Supply Research and Technology, 66(6), 361-366, Elsevier.
  3. Nammari, A., Jaganathan, A., et al. (2017). “Design and analysis of a small-scale magnetically levitated energy harvester utilizing oblique mechanical springs.” Microsystem Technologies, 23(10), 4645-4657, Springer.
  4. Selvakumar, A. & Matthews, J. (2017). “Demonstration and evaluation of innovative rehabilitation technologies for water infrastructure systems.” Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering & Practice, 8(4), 06017001, ASCE.
  5. Yerri, S., Piratla, K., Matthews, J., Yazdekhasti, S., Cho, J., & Koo, D. (2017). “Empirical analysis of large diameter water main break consequences.” Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 123(1), 242-248, Elsevier.
  6. Zamenian, H., Faust, K., Mannering, F., Abraham, D., & Iseley, T. (2017). “Empirical assessment of unobserved heterogeneity & PVC pipe failures in distribution systems.” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 31(5), ASCE.
  7. Zamenian, H., Mannering, F., Abraham, D., & Iseley, T. (2017). “Modeling the frequency of water main breaks in water distribution systems: Random-parameters negative-binomial approach.” Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 23(2), ASCE.