Refereed Publications:

"Healthy Homes: Lead Elimination Program Improves Quality of Life," accepted for publication by the American Society for Engineering Education, Southeastern Section in April, 2011.

"Investigation of Granular Segregation in a Horizontal Rotating Tube from an Energy Perspective" (with Terry Quinn, Jeff Martin, Eugene Siebert, Tyrus Underwood, and Matt Clayton), American Society of Civil Engineers’ Earth and Space Conference, March 2008

"Report of National Science Foundation APEX Grant Activities" (with Heather Brown, Austin Cheney, and Thomas Cheatham), Collaborative Teamwork with Industry Session, American Society of Engineering Education, CIEC 2006, San Antonio, January 2006

"Microwave Induced Carbothermic Reduction of Iron Oxides in Lunar Soil Simulant" (with Justin Temple, Matt Goff, Jeffery Martin, and David Agresti), Proc. Earth and Space 2006, American Society of Civil Engineers, March 5-8, 2006

"Manufacturing Endorsement Program at Middle Tennessee State University" (with Charles Perry), Proc. the American Society of Engineering Education, 2005 Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration, February 1-4, 2005

"The Potential of Microwaves in Processing Martian Soil: Metals Extraction Using Microwaves" (with Laurent Sibille, Subhayu Sen, Paul Carpenter, and David Agresti), Proc. Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments, American Society of Civil Engineers, pp 37-44, 2004

"Learning Robotics through Participation in National Design Contents" (with Ahad Nasab), Proc. Annual ASEE Southeast Section Conference, April 6-8, 2003, Macon, GA

"In Situ Resource Utilization: Excavation to Support Other Operations" (with Kam Kirby, and Scott Baird), Proc. Space 2002 and Robotics 2002, American Society of Civil Engineers

"Concrete for Lunar and Mars Soils In Situ Resource Utilization" (with Kam Kirby, and Scott Baird), Proc. Space 2002 and Robotics 2002, American Society of Civil Engineers

"The Impact of Incidental Contact with Regolith in Martian and Lunar Environments" (with Kam Kirby, and Scott Baird), Proc. Space 2002 and Robotics 2002, American Society of Civil Engineers

"Space and Robotics 2000 Student Robotics Contest - Past Perspectives and Future Directions" Proc. Space 2000-Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space, American Society of Civil Engineers, February 28 - March 3, 2000

"Defining Triangular Probability Distributions From Historical Data" (with Edward Back, and Gary Fry), Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, American Society of Engineers, January/February 2000, pp. 1 - 9

"Scheduling Function-Foreman Interface on Paper Mill Maintenance Projects" (with Jack Emsoff and Stewart Anderson), Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 13, (1998) pp 131-141

"Excavation Forces in a Reduced Gravity Environment" (with Wesley Scott and John Connolly), Journal of Aerospace Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 10 No. 1 pp.1 - 5, April 1997

"Lunar Excavating Research" (with John Connolly), Proc. SPACE 96, Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space and Robotics for Challenging Environments, American Society of Civil Engineers, Albuquerque, NM, June 1996

"Emerging High Tech Areas of Civil Engineering Attract Women" (with Wesley Scott), Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice,  American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 122 No. 1 pp. 42 - 43, January 1996

"The Role of Construction Automation and Robotics in Civil Engineering Education" (with Jing Wang),  Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 122 No. 1 pp. 12 - 16, January 1996

"SPACE 94 Student Robotics Contest" (with Leonhard Bernold and Wesley Scott), Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 121 No. 4 pp. 225 - 235, October 1995

"An Educational Mobile Robot" (with Wesley Scott and Ivan Berrios), Microcomputers in Civil Engineering, Vol. 10 No. 3 pp. 243 - 249, May 1995

"Soil-Tool Interaction Theories as They Apply to a Lunar Soil Simulant" (with Brian Willman), Journal of Aerospace Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 8 No. 2 pp. 88 - 99, April 1995

"Properties of the Lunar Soil Simulant: JSC-1" (with Brian Willman, David McKay, and Carlton Allen), Journal of Aerospace Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 8 No. 2 pp. 77 - 87, April 1995

"Construction Automation and Robotics—A Pathway to Implementation" (with Don Maxwell, Wesley Scott, Phillip Heerman, Tom Yarborough, and John Underwood), Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 121 No. 1 pp. 143 - 152, March 1995

"JSC-1:  A New Lunar Soil Simulant" (with David McKay, James Carter, and Carlton Allen), Proc. of the ASCE Conference: SPACE 94, Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space and Robotics for Challenging Environments, Albuquerque, NM, February 26 - March 3, 1994

"Lunar Base Construction Equipment and Methods Evaluation" (with David Ashley and Richard), Journal of Aerospace Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 6 No. 5 pp. 217 - 235, July 1993

"JSC-1: A New Lunar Regolith Simulant" (with David McKay, James Carter, Carlton Allen, and J. Allton), Lunar and Planetary Science XXIV, Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX, pp. 963 - 964, 1993

"Performance-Based Evaluation of Lunar Base Construction Equipment and Methods" Proc. of the ASCE Conference: Space 92, Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space, Denver, CO., May 31 - June 4, 1992

"Enhancing Decision Analysis Techniques for Lunar Base Construction Research" (with David Ashley) Proc. Space 92, Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space, American Society of Civil Engineers, Denver, CO., May 31 - June 4, 1992

"A Construction Operations Study for an Evolutionary Lunar Base" (with Lisa Bell and David Ashley), Proc. Space 90, Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space, American Society of Civil Engineers, Albuquerque, NM*, April 23-26, 1990

"A Methodology for Modeling Construction Requirements for a Manned Lunar Base" (with David Ashley), Proc. Space 88, Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space, American Society of Civil Engineers, Albuquerque, NM*, August 29-31, 1988

*Papers also published in the monograph Modeling and Simulation of Advanced Space Programs by C. Bilby and G. Kozmetsky, editors, the IC2 Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 1991.

 

Other Publications

"The Potential of Microwave Radiation for Processing Martian Soil" (with Benjamin Penn), report to the NASA Faculty Fellowship Program, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL, 2002

"All About Opportunity" (with Luke Anderson), Concepts, Golden Key International Honor Society, 2001-2002 annual magazine

"In Situ Resource Utilization and the Potential Effects of Lunar and Mars Soils on Mechanical Operations" (with Kam Kirby and Scott Baird), report for NASA Summer Faculty Fellowship Program 2001, Contract Number NGT 9-54, Combined Long Version of Report for Johnson Space Center Engineering Directorate EP4, 2001

"In Situ Resource Utilization and the Potential Effects of Lunar and Mars Soils on Mechanical Operations" (with Kam Kirby and Scott Baird), NASA Summer Faculty Fellowship Program 2001, Contract Number NGT 9-54, Short Version of Report for the Summer Faculty Fellowship Program, Johnson Space Center EP4, 2001

"The Impact of Incidental Contact with Regolith in Martian and Lunar Environments" (with Kam Kirby and Scott Baird), NASA Summer Faculty Fellowship Program 2001, Contract Number NGT 9-54, Short Version of Report for the Summer Faculty Fellowship Program, Johnson Space Center EP4, 2001

"Space and Robotics 2000: Lunar Robotics Competition" (with Mitchell Lifland and John Connolly), Tech Directions, October 1999, pp 32-33

"An Old Technology for New Homes" (with Robert Towers), the Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, and Technology, Eastern Kentucky University, Volume 7, Number 1, spring 1999

"Straw Bale Construction and its Potential Applications for Kentuckians" (with Robert Towers), research report, December 1998

"Mars Mission Provides an Interesting Setting for the Study of Technology" Technology in Context, Eastern Kentucky University, Volume 6, Number 2, summer 1997

"Applications of Robotics and Other Automated Techniques to the Construction, Maintenance, and Inspection of Highway Systems" (with Don Maxwell, Phillip Heermann, Wesley Scott, Richard Adams, Connie Flickinger, Richard Gallegos, and Anthony Mannering), Texas Department of Transportation, Research Report Number 1440-1F, FHWA/TX-93/1440-1F, Nov. 1993

"Drilling and Digging Techniques for the Early Lunar Outpost,"Joint Workshop on New Technologies for Lunar Resource Assessment, Santa Fe, NM, April 6, 7, 1992, Sponsored by NASA - Johnson Space Center, DOE - Los Alamos National Laboratory, and the Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX, 1992

"Operations Analysis for Lunar Surface Construction: Results from Two Office of Exploration Case Studies" (with Lisa Bell and Al Smith), Technical Report M-91/21, United States Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, Champaign, IL, 1991

"Lunar Base Construction," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 1990

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