Publications

Edited Books

  1. Alshibli, K.A. and Reed, A. (2010). Advances in Computed Tomography for Geomaterials: Geox2010. ISTE Ltd- John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ISBN 978-1-84821-179-7, 2010, 425 pages.
  2. Puppala, A., Fratta, D., Alshibli, K., and Pamukcu, S. (Editors). Site and Geomaterial Characterization. ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication No. 149, 2006.
  3. Alshibli, K., Malkawi, A. I. H., and Alsaleh, M. (Editors) Geo Jordan 2004: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering With Emphasis on Dams, Highway Materials, and Soil Improvement, ASCE Geotechnical Practical Publication No. 1, 2004.

Refereed Publications

  1. Alshibli, K. A., Cil, M. B., Kenesei, P., and Lienert, U. (2013) "Strain Tensor Determination of Compressed Individual Silica Sand Particles Using High-Energy Synchrotron Diffraction", Granular Matter, DOI: 10.1007/s10035-013-0424-x
  2. Cil, M. B. and Alshibli, K. A., McDowell, G. R., and Li, H (2013) "Discussion: 3D Assessment of Fracture of Sand Particles using Discrete Element Method", Geotechnique Letters, Vol. 3, pp. 13-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/geolett.13.00004
  3. Cil, M. B. and Alshibli, K. A. (2012) "3D Assessment of Fracture of Sand Particles using Discrete Element Method", Geotechnique Letters, Vol. 2, pp. 161-166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/geolett.12.00024
  4. Hasan, A. and Alshibli, K. A. (2012) "Three Dimensional Fabric Evolution of Sheared Sand", Granular Matter, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 469-482.
  5. Abu-Farsakh, M., Yu, X., Pathak, B., Alshibli, K., and Zhang, Z. (2011). "Field Testing and Analysis of a Batter Pile Group Foundation Under Lateral Loading", Journal of Transportation Research Board, No. 2212, pp. 42-55.
  6. Alshibli, K. A., Okeil, A. M., Alramahi, B., and Zhang, Z. (2011) "Reliability Analysis of CPT Measurements for Calculating Undrained Shear Strength", ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 34, No. 6, pp. 721-729.
  7. Hasan, A. and Alshibli, K. A. (2010) "Discrete Element Simulation of Strength Properties of Johnson Space Center (JSC-1A) Lunar Regolith Simulant", ASCE, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 157-165.
  8. Hasan, A. and Alshibli, K. A. (2010) "Experimental Assessment of 3D Particle-to-Particle Interaction within Sheared Sand using Synchrotron Microtomography", Geotechnique, Vol. 60, No. 5, pp. 369-379.
  9. Alramahi, B. A., Alshibli, K. A., and Fratta, D., and (2010) "Effect of Fine Particle Migration on the Small-Strain Stiffness of Unsaturated Soils", ASCE, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 136, No. 4, pp. 620-628.
  10. Mohammad, L., Nazzal, M., Abu-Farsakh, M., and Alshibli, K. (2009). "Estimation of Subgrade Soil Resilient Modulus From In Situ Devices Test Results", ASTM, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 245-253.
  11. Alshibli, K. A. and Hasan, A. (2009) "Strength Properties of JSC-1A Lunar Regolith Simulant", ASCE, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 135, No. 5, pp. 673-679.
  12. Alramahi, B. A., Fratta, D., and Alshibli, K. A. (2008) "Parameter Estimation for Evaluation of In Situ Density and Moisture Content Using Elastic and Electromagnetic Wave Propagation", Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2045, pp. 19-28.
  13. Alshibli, K. A. and Hasan, A. (2008) "Spatial Variation of Void Ratio and Shear Band Thickness in Sand Using X-ray Computed Tomography", Geotechnique, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 249-257.
  14. Alramahi, B. A., Alshibli, K. A., Fratta, D., and Trautwein, S. (2008) "A Suction-Control Apparatus for the Measurement of P and S-wave Velocity in Soils", ASTM. Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 12-23.
  15. Nazzal, M. D., Abu-Farsakh, M., Alshibli, K. A., and Mohammad, L. (2007) "Evaluating the LFWD Device for In Situ Measurement of Elastic Modulus of Pavement Layers", Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2016, pp.13-22.
  16. Alshibli, K. A. and Akbas, I. S. (2007) "Strain Localization in Clay: Plane Strain versus Triaxial Loading Conditions", Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 45-55.
  17. Alshibli, K.A., Alramahi, B., and Attia, A. M. (2006) "Assessment of Spatial Distribution of Porosity in Synthetic Quartz Cores Using Microfocus Computed Tomography (°CT)", Particulate Science and Technology: An International Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4., pp. 369-380.
  18. Alshibli, K. A., Alsaleh, M. I., and Voyiadjis, G. Z. (2006) "Modeling Strain Localization in Granular Materials Using Micropolar Theory: Numerical Implementation and Verification", International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 30, No. 15, pp. 1525-1544.
  19. Alsaleh, M. I., Voyiadjis, G. Z., and Alshibli, K. A. (2006) "Modeling Strain Localization in Granular Materials Using Micropolar Theory: Mathematical Formulations", International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 30, No. 15, pp. 1501-1524.
  20. Alshibli, K. A. and Roussel, L. (2006) "Experimental investigation of slip-stick behavior in granular materials", International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 30, No. 14, pp. 1391-1407.
  21. Alshibli, K. A., Batiste, S. N., Sture, S., Lankton, M. (2006) "Micro-Characterization of Shearing in Granular Materials Using Computed tomography", Advances in X-ray Tomography for Geomaterials, Desrues, J., Viggiani, G., and Besuelle, P. (Editors), ISTE Ltd, Great Britain, 2006, pp. 16-34.
  22. Alsaleh, M. I., Alshibli, K.A., and Voyiadjis, G. Z. (2006) "Influence of Micro-Material Heterogeneity on Strain Localization in Granular Materials", ASCE: International Journal of Geomechanics, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 248-259.
  23. Alramahi, B. A. and Alshibli, K. A. (2006) "Applications of Computed Tomography (CT) to Characterize the Internal Structure of Geomaterials: Limitations and Challenges", Site and Geomaterial Characterization, ASCE, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 149, pp. 88-95.
  24. Alshibli, K.A. and Alramahi, B. (2006) "Microscopic Evaluation of Strain Distribution in Granular Materials during Shear", ASCE, Journal of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 132, No. 1, pp. 80-91.
  25. Al-Raoush, R. and Alshibli, K. A (2006) "Distribution of Local Void Ratio in Porous Media Systems from 3D X-ray Micro-tomography Images" Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Vol. 361 (March), No. 2, pp. 441-456.
  26. Abu-Farsakh, M., Nazzal, M. D., Alshibli, K. A., Seyman, E. (2005) "Application of Application of Dynamic Cone Penetrometer in Pavement Construction Control", Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1913, pp. 53-61.
  27. Alshibli, K. A. and Williams, H. S. (2005) "A True Triaxial Apparatus for Soil Testing with Mixed Boundary Conditions", ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 534-543.
  28. Fratta, D. O., Alshibli, K. A., Tanner, W. M., and Roussel, L. (2005) "Combined TDR and P-wave Velocity Measurements for the Determination of In-Situ Soil Density" ASTM, Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 553-563.
  29. Alshibli, K. A., Abu-Farsakh, M., and Seyman, E. (2005) "Laboratory Evaluation of the Geogauge and Light Falling Weight Deflectometer as Construction Control Tools". ASCE, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 560-569.
  30. Voyiadjis, G. Z., Alsaleh, M. I., and Alshibli, K.A. (2005) "Evolving Internal Length Scales in Plastic Strain Localization for Granular Materials", International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 21, No. 10, pp. 2000-2024.
  31. Alramahi, B. A., Alshibli, K. A., and Fratta, D. (2005) "Use of Elastic and Electromagnetic Waves to Evaluate the Water Content and Mass Density of Soils: Potential and Limitations" Geotechnical Applications for Transportation Infrastructure, ASCE Geotechnical Practical Publication (GPP) No. 3, Titi, (Editor), pp. 134-145.
  32. Alramahi, B. A., Alshibli, K. A., and Attia, A. (2005) "Influence of Grain Size and Consolidation Pressure on Porosity of Rocks", Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) No. 13: Site Characterization and Modeling, ASCE Geo-Frontiers Conference, Austin, Texas, January 24-26, 2005.
  33. Abu-Farsakh, M. Y., Alshibli, K. A., Nazzal, M. D., and Mohammad, L. N. (2004) "Evaluation of In situ Elastic Modulus of Subgrades and Base Layers using the Geogauge device" International Journal of Pavements, Vol. 3, No. 1-2, pp. 89-101.
  34. Batiste, S. N., Alshibli, K. A., Sture, S., and Lankton, M. (2004) "Shear Band Characterization of Triaxial Sand Specimens Using Computed Tomography" ASTM, Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 27, No. 6, pp. 568-579.
  35. Alshibli, K. A., Godbold, D. L., and Hoffman, K. (2004) "The Louisiana Plane Strain Apparatus for Soil Testing", ASTM, Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 337-346.
  36. Alshibli, K. A. and Alsaleh, M. (2004) "Characterizing Surface Roughness and Shape of Sands Using Digital Microscopy", ASCE, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 36-45.
  37. Alsaleh, M.A, Alshibli, K.A. & Voyiadjis, G. (2004) "On the Bridging of the Length Scale and the Behavior of Granular Materials", Geo Jordan 2004: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering With Emphasis on Dams, Highway Materials, and Soil Improvement, ASCE Geotechnical Practical Publication No. 1, pp. 191-199, Irbid, Jordan, July 12-15, 2004
  38. Nazzal, M., Abu-Farsakh, M. Y., Alshibli, K. A., and Mohammad, L. (2004)," Evaluating the Potential use of a Portable LFWD for Characterization of Pavement Layers and Subgrades", Geotechnical Engineering for Transportation Projects, ASCE, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 126, Yegian, M. K. and Kavazanjian, E. (Editors), Vol. 1, pp. 915-924.
  39. Abu-Farsakh, M. Y., Alshibli, K. A., Nazzal, M. D., and Seyman, E. (2004) "Evaluating the Stiffness Modulus of Highway Materials from the Geogauge Device" Geo Jordan 2004: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering With Emphasis on Dams, Highway Materials, and Soil Improvement, ASCE Geotechnical Practical Publication No. 1, pp. 287-298, Irbid, Jordan, July 12-14, 2004
  40. Alshibli, K. A., Batiste, S. N., and Sture, S. (2003) "Strain Localization in Sand: Plane Strain Versus Triaxial Compression", ASCE, Journal of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 129, No. 6, pp. 483-499.
  41. Alshibli, K. A., Al-Hamdan, M. Z. (2001) "Modeling Volumetric Change of Soils Triaxial Specimens from Planar Images", Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 415-421.
  42. Alshibli, K. A., and El-Saidany, H. A. (2001) "Quantifying Void Ratio in Granular Materials Using Voronoi Tessellation", ASCE, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 232-238.
  43. Alshibli, K. A., Sture, S., Costes, N. C., Frank, M., Lankton, M., Batiste, S., and Swanson, R. (2000) "Assessment of Localized Deformations in Sand Using x-ray Computed Tomography", ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 274-299.
  44. Alshibli, K. A., and Sture, S. (2000) "Shear Band Formation in Plane Strain Experiments of Sand", ASCE, Journal of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 126, No. 6, pp. 495-503.
  45. Alshibli, K. A., Batiste, S. N., Swanson, R. A., Sture, S., Costes, N. C., and Lankton, M. (2000) "Quantifying Void Ratio Variation in Sand Using Computed Tomography", Geotechnical Measurements: Lab and Field, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 106, Proceedings of Geo-Denver 2000, pp. 30-43.
  46. Abdullah, W., Alshibli, K., and Al-Zou'bi, M. (1999) "Influence of Pore Water Chemistry on the Swelling Behavior of Compacted Clays", Applied Clay Science Journal, Vol. 15, No. 5-6, pp. 447-462.
  47. Alshibli, K. A. and Sture, S. (1999) "Sand Shear Band Thickness Measurements by Digital Imaging Techniques", Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 103-109.
  48. Sture, S., Costes, N., Batiste, S., Lankton, M., Alshibli, K., Jeremic, B, Swanson, R., and Frank, M. (1998) "Mechanics of Granular Materials at Low Effective Stresses" ASCE, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 67-72.
  49. Abdullah, W., Al-Zou'bi, M., and Alshibli, K. (1997) "On the Physico-Chemical Aspects of Compacted Clay Compressibility", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 551-559.
  50. Al-Shibli, K., Macari, E., and Sture, S. (1996) "Digital Imaging Techniques for the Assessment of Homogeneity of Granular Materials", Emerging Technologies in Geotechnical Engineering, Transportation Research Board, Transportation Research Record No. 1526, pp. 128-128.

Papers in Conference Proceedings and Published Abstracts

  1. Alshibli, K. A., Cil, M. B., Kenesei, P., and Lienert, U. (2012) "Lattice Strain Measurement Within Individual Sand Grains Using 3D X-Ray Diffraction", EMI 2012: Engineering Mechanics Inst. Conference/ PMC 2012: 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics & Structural Reliability, Notre Dame, Indiana, June 17-20, 2012.
  2. Cil, M. B. and Alshibli, K. A. (2012) "Influence of Membrane Properties on 3D Behavior of Granular Materials Using DEM Modeling", EMI 2012: Engineering Mechanics Inst. Conference/ PMC 2012: 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics & Structural Reliability, Notre Dame, Indiana, June 17-20, 2012.
  3. Kaufman, Y., Regueiro, R. A., Nossokoff, A., Yan, B., Cil, M. Khalid Alshibli, K. (2012) "The Sensitivity of Representative Volume Elements with Soil Fabric Attained from Computed Tomography in Three-Dimensional Ellipsoidal Discrete Element Modeling of Granular Assemblies", EMI 2012: Engineering Mechanics Inst. Conference/ PMC 2012: 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics & Structural Reliability, Notre Dame, Indiana, June 17-20, 2012.
  4. Alshibli, K. A., Okeil, A. M., Alramahi, B., and Zhang, Z. (2010) "Reliability Analysis of CPT Measurements in Calculating Soils Undrained Shear Strength", Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Jan. 10-14, 2010.
  5. Alshibli, K. A. and Hasan, A. (2010) "3D Characterization of Particle Interaction Using Synchrotron Microtomography", Geox 2010: 3rd International Workshop on x-ray CT for Geomaterials, March 1-3, 2010, New Orleans, LA.
  6. Alshibli, K. A., Okeil. A. M., Alramahi, B., and Zhang, Z. (2009) "Statistical Assessment of Repeatability of CPT Measurements", Contemporary Topics in In Situ Testing, Analysis, and Reliability of Foundations, Iskander, M., Laefer, D. and Hussein, M. (editors), ASCE, GSP # 186, pp. 87-94
  7. Hasan, A., Alshibli, K. A., Jaeger, H., Rivers, M., and Eng, P. (2008) "Visualization of Shear Band Using Synchrotron Micro Tomography", GeoCongress 2008: Characterization, Monitoring, and Modeling of GeoSystems (GSP 179), pp. 1028-1035.
  8. Alshibli, K. A and Alramahi, B. A. (2006) "3D Visualization of Shearing in Granular Materials" ASCE GeoCongress 2006: Geotechnical Engineering in the Information technology age, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb 26-March 1, 2006.
  9. Alshibli, K. A., Alramahi, B. A., and Akbas, S. I. (2005) "Microscopic Characterization of Shearing in Granular Materials", 7th International Workshop on Bifurcation, Instabilities and Degradation in Geomechanics, Chania, Greece, June 13-16, 2005.
  10. Alshibli, K. A., Williams, H. S., and Beyer, B. (2005) "Strain Localization in Sand Under True Tiaxial Loading Conidition", McMat 2005: Mechanics of Materials Conference, June 1-3, 2005, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  11. Fratta, D. and Alshibli, K. (2005) "Implications of Process Monitoring of Lunar/Martian Regolith by Means of Wave Propagation - Experience in Geotechnical Engineering", Workshop on Granular Materials in Lunar and Martian Exploration, NASA/ Kennedy Space, Center, Feb. 2-3, 2005.
  12. Sture, S., Alshibli, K. A., Batiste, S. N., Lankton, M., and Parisi, J. (2005) "Engineering Properties of Granular Materials Under Very Low Effective Stresses", Workshop on Granular Materials in Lunar and Martian Exploration, NASA/ Kennedy Space, Center, Feb. 2-3, 2005.
  13. Sture, S., Alshibli, K. A., Batiste, S. N., Lankton, M., and Parisi, J. (2005) "Vibratory Methods for Efficient Regolith Excavation and Construction", Workshop on Granular Materials in Lunar and Martian Exploration, NASA/ Kennedy Space, Center, Feb. 2-3, 2005.
  14. Alsaleh, M.A., Voyiadjis, G., & Alshibli, K.A. (2005) "Length Scales Evolutions and Localization Phenomenon in Sand", Third M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, June 14 - 17, 2005
  15. Alsaleh, M.A., Voyiadjis, G., & Alshibli, K.A. (2004) "Using the Cosserat Rotation in Lade's Model to address Strain Localization in Granular Materials", ASCE, 17th Engineering Mechanics Conference, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, June 13-16, 2004.
  16. Alshibli, K. A., Alsaleh, M., Godbold, D. L. and Macari, E.J. (2004) "Numerical and Experimental Study of Strength Properties of Martian Regolith", Earth & Space 2004: Proceedings of 9th Biennial ASCE International Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments, Malla, R. B and Maji, A. (Editors) March 7-10, 2004, Houston, Texas, pp. 1-8.
  17. Alshibli, K. A., Sture, S., Batiste, S. N., and Lankton, M. R. (2003) "Application of Computed Tomography to Characterize Strain Localization in Granular Materials" GeoX2003: International Workshop on X-Ray CT for Geomaterials, Nov. 6-7, 2003, pp. 141-147, Kumamoto, Japan.
  18. Alshibli, K. A. (2001) "Evaluation of Instability Phenomena in Sands: Plane Strain Versus Triaxial Compression Conditions" Proceedings of the XV International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering Istanbul, Turkey, August 27-31, 2001.
  19. Batiste, S. N., Alshibli, K. A., Lankton, M. R., Sture, S., Swanson, R. A., and Costes, N. C. (2000) "Computed Tomography Investigation of Microgravity-Tested Sand Samples", 16th Int. Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry, Denton, Texas, Nov. 1-4, 2000. Editor: J. L. Duggan.
  20. Alshibli, K. A., Al-Hamdan, M. Z. (2000) "Assessment of Internal Fabric of Particulate Materials", Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Geotechnical, Geoenvironmental Engineering and Management in Arid Lands: Geo-engineering in Arid Lands, Mohamed and Al-Hosani (Editors), Balkema, Rotterdam, Al-Ain, UAE, Nov 4-7, 2000, pp.115-122.
  21. Alshibli, K. A., Sture, S., and Batiste, S. N. (2000) "Experimental Evaluation of Bifurcation Phenomena in Sands", Proceedings of Plasticity 00: the 8th International Symposium on Plasticity and Its Current Applications, Whistler, Canada, July 16 - 20, 2000, pp. 276-278.
  22. Alshibli, K. A., Sture, S., and Costes, N. C. (2000) "Constitutive and Stability Behavior of Soils in Microgravity Environment", Space Technology and Applications international forum (STAIF-2000): Conference on International Space Station Utilization, Albuquerque, NM, Jan. 30 - Feb. 3, 2000, AIP Conference Proceedings No. 504, pp. 246-252.
  23. Alshibli, K., Swanson, R., Frank, M., Costes, N., Sture, S., Batiste, S., and Lankton, M. (1998) "Mechanics of Granular Materials Under very Low Effective Stresses in a Microgravity Environment", EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol. 79, No. 17, pp. S333.
  24. Alshibli, K., Sture, S., and Costes, N. C. (1998) "Effect of Inclusions on Plane Strain Behavior of Sand", 12th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, La Jolla, California, pp. 1291-1294.
  25. Alshibli, K., Costes, N., and Porter, R., (1996) "Mechanics of Granular Materials", Space Processing of Materials, International Symposium on Optical Science, Engineering, and Instrumentation, SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, Denver, CO, Vol. 2809, pp. 303-310.

Presentations at Professional Meetings

  1. Regueiro, R., Alshibli, K., and Hammi, Y. (2012). "Collaborative Research: Bridging and coupling particle to continuum length scale mechanics for simulating deformation and flow of dense dry particulate materials", Poster presentation, NSF-CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, July 9-12, 2012, Boston, MA.
  2. Alshibli, K.A. and Cil, M. (2012). "Experimental Measurements of Stresses and Strains of Granular Materials Using 3D Non-Destructive Technologies", Poster presentation, NSF-CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, July 9-12, 2012, Boston, MA.
  3. Cil, M., Alshibli, K.A., Kenesei, P., and Lienert, U. (2011). "Measurement of Strain in Sand Particles Using 3D X-Ray Diffraction." Poster presentation, Workshop to Promote the Use of High-Energy x-Ray Diffraction Experiments and Detailed Computational Analyses for Understanding Multiscale Phenomena in Crystalline Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, October 13-15, 2011.
  4. Alshibli, K. A. (2011) "Reliability Analysis of CPT Measurements for Calculating Soils Undrained Shear Strength", Technical Society of Knoxville, September 19, 2011.
  5. Alshibli, K. A. (2010) "Strength Properties and Fabric Evolution of Sheared Granular Materials", Invited Seminar, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, October 25, 2010.
  6. Alshibli, K. A. (2010) "Behavior of Granular Materials/ JSC-1A in Microgravity Environment: Implications for NASA Future Exploration Missions", NASA/ Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama, May 24, 2010.
  7. Alshibli, K. A. and Hasan, A. (2010) "Applications of Synchrotron Micro-Computed Tomography (SMT) to assess Fabric Evolution of Sheared Granular Materials". Workshop on Particulate Materials in Extreme Environments, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, Sept. 20-24, 2010.
  8. Alshibli, K. A., Okeil, A. M., Alramahi, B., and Zhang, Z. (2010) "Reliability Analysis of CPT Measurements in Calculating Soils Undrained Shear Strength", Louisiana Transportation Research Center Seminar Series, March 24, 2010.
  9. Alshibli, K. A., Okeil, A. M., Alramahi, B., and Zhang, Z. (2010) "Reliability Analysis of CPT Measurements in Calculating Soils Undrained Shear Strength", Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Jan. 10-14, 2010.
  10. Alshibli, K. A., Okeil. A. M., Alramahi, B., and Zhang, Z. (2009) "Reliability Analysis of CPT Measurements for Louisiana Soils", Louisiana Transportation Conference Feb. 8-11, 2009, Baton Rouge, LA.
  11. Invited Keynote Speaker, "Micro-Characterization of Shearing in Granular Materials Using Computed tomography", GeoX 2006: 2nd International Workshop on X-Ray CT for Geomaterials, October 4-7, 2006 - Grenoble & Aussois, France.
  12. Invited Speaker, "Micro-Characterization of Shearing in Granular materials", University of Chicago, May 22, 2006.
  13. Invited Participant and Speaker, NSF/EPSRC International Workshop: Micro-Geomechanics Across Multiple Strain Scales, Cambridge University, England, March 20-23, 2005, Co-Sponsored by NSF.
  14. Invited Participant and Speaker, CT Workshop, Naval Research Laboratory, NASA/ Stennis Space Center, April 21-23, 2004
  15. Invited Participant and Speaker: Alshibli, K. A. and Novoa, B. (2003) "Influence of particles' Surface Roughness on Strength Properties of Particulate Materials" First Japan-U.S. Workshop on Testing, Modeling, and Simulation in Geomechanics, June 27-29, 2003, Boston, MA, Sponsored by NSF and Japan Geotechnical Society,
  16. Invited Participant and Speaker: Alshibli, K. A. (2002), "Influence of Boundary Conditions on Instability Phenomena in Sands" International Workshop on Bifurcations and Instabilities in Geomechanics (IWBI-2002), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, June 2-5, 2002, Sponsored by NSF.
  17. Invited Participant and Speaker: NSF International Research Collaboration Workshop, Istanbul, Turkey, September 1, 2001, (http://icsmge-workshop.lsu.edu/).
  18. Alshibli, K. A. (2002), "Mechanics of Granular Materials", MGM Certification for Flight Readiness (COFR) for NASA STS-107 Mission, May 2002
  19. Alshibli, K. A. (2002), "Mechanics of Granular Materials", Presentation for MGM Pre-ship Review at Marshall Space Flight Center, January 22, 2002.
  20. Alshibli, K. A. (2001), "Mechanics of Granular Materials", Presentation at the NASA ISS POP 01 Review, March 19, 2001
  21. Alshibli, K. A. and Sture, S. (2000) "Assessment of Constitutive and Stability Behavior of Sands under Plane Strain Condition" 5th Microgravity Fluid Physics and Transport Phenomena Conference, Cleveland, OH, Aug. 9-11, 2000, pp. 67.
  22. Alshibli, K. A. (1999), "Mechanics of Granular Materials", Authority to Proceed Presentation to the NASA Microgravity Research Team, April 22, 1999.
  23. Alshibli, K. A. (1998) "Constitutive Behavior of Sand Under Very Low Effective Stresses", Presentation at the NASA Third Phase 1 Research Program Results Symposium, Nov 3-5, 1998, Huntsville, AL.
  24. Alshibli, K. A., Swanson, R., Frank, M., Costes, N., Sture, S., Batiste, S., Lankton, M., Jeremic, B. (1998) "Behavior of Granular Materials in Microgravity at Very Low Effective Stresses", Poster Presentation at the 4th Microgravity Fluid Physics & Transport Phenomena Conference, Aug. 12-14, 1998, Cleveland, OH.
  25. Swanson, R., Alshibli, K., Frank, M., Costes, N., Sture, S., Batiste, S., and Lankton, M., Jeremic, B. (1998) "Mechanics of Granular Materials at Low Effective Stresses", Poster, EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Vol. 79, No. 17, pp. S332.

Instructional Publications

  1. Alshibli, K. (2001), "Shear Strength of Sand", Education Publication: 9th-12th Grade Science Experiment, Distributed through NASA K-12 Education and outreach programs
  2. Alshibli, K. (2001), "Sand Liquefaction", Education Publication: 5th-8th Grade Science Experiment Distributed through NASA K-12 Education and outreach programs

Technical Reports

  1. Titi, H., Druckrey, A., and Alshibli, K.A. (2012), "Characterization of Aggregates for Sustainable Freight Transportation Infrastructure", National Center for Freight & Infrastructure Research & Education (CFIRE), College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI.
  2. Alshibli, K. A., Okeil, A., and Alramahi, B. (2008), " Update of Correlations between Cone Penetration and Boring Log Data", Louisiana Transportation Research Center, December 2008, 147 pages.
  3. Abu-Farsakh, M., Alshibli, K.A., Nazzal, M. D., and Seyman, E. (2004), "Assessment of In Situ Test Technology For Construction Control of Base Courses and Embankments" Louisiana Transportation Research Center, May 2004, 126 pages.
  4. Alshibli, K. A., and Alramahi, B. (2004), "Microfocus Real-Time Tomography: A Potential Technology to Study Micro-Structure of Geomaterials", Louisiana Transportation Research Center, January 2004, 39 pages.
  5. Trautwein, S., Alshibli, K., Fratta, D., Tanner, W. (2002), "Phase I: Rapid Determination of Field Density and Moisture Content - A Proof of Concept" Department of Defense, December 2002, 50 pages.
  6. Sture, S., Costes, N. C., Alshibli, K. A., Batiste, S., Frank, M., Lankton, M., and Swanson, R. (1999), " Mechanics of Granular Materials (MGM)", One-Year Results Report, November 1999.
  7. Sture, S., Costes, N. C., Alshibli, K. A., Batiste, S., Frank, M., Lankton, M., and Swanson, R. (1999), " Mechanics of Granular Materials (MGM)", One-Year Results Report, Jan 1999.
  8. Sture, S. and Alshibli, K. A. (1998) "Experiment Data Management Plan for Mechanics of Granular Materials", NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.
  9. Alshibli, K. A. (1998) "Mechanics of Granular Materials", NASA Microgravity Program Annual Report.
  10. Sture, S., Costes, N., Alshibli, K, Batiste, S., Frank, M., Lankton, M.,. and Swanson, R. (1998) "Mechanics of Granular Materials (MGM)", 180-Day Preliminary Results Report STS-89/Mir8 Mission, NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.
  11. Sture, S., Costes, N., Alshibli, K, Batiste, S., Frank, M., Lankton, M.,. and Swanson, R. (1997) "Mechanics of Granular Materials (MGM)", 180-Day Preliminary Results Report STS-79/Mir4 Mission, NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.
  12. Alshibli, K. A., Sture, S., and Costes, N. C. (1996) "Bifurcation Analysis of the Triaxial (Axisymmetric) Condition on Granular Materials", NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.
  13. Alshibli, K. A., and Sture, S. (1995) "Stresses Induced by the Membrane in Triaxial Tests", University of Colorado at Boulder submitted to NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, October 1995.
  14. Swanson, R., Alshibli, K. A., Jeremic, B., Zhang, R., and Sture, S. (1995) "Latex Membrane Confinement and Grid Monitoring of MGM Triaxial Test Specimens", University of Colorado at Boulder submitted to NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, October 1995.
  15. Alshibli, K. A., Swanson, R., Sture, S., Jeremic, B., and Zhang, R. (1995) " A Method For Preparing Specimens of Granular Materials", University of Colorado at Boulder submitted to NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, October 1995.
  16. Swanson, R., Alshibli, K. A., Jeremic, B., Zhang, R., and Sture, S. (1995) "Fabric Analysis of MGM Triaxial Test Specimens", University of Colorado at Boulder submitted to NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, October 1995.
  17. Jeremic, B., Alshibli, K. A., Zhang, R., Swanson, R., and Sture, S. (1995) "Static and Dynamic Testing of MGM Triaxial Specimens", University of Colorado at Boulder submitted to NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, October 1995.
  18. Jeremic, B., Swanson, R., Sture, S., Alshibli, k. A., and Zhang, R. (1995) "Automation of Digitization Process for Recording Grid Displacement", University of Colorado at Boulder submitted to NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, October 1995.
  19. Zhang, R. , Swanson, R., Jeremic, B., Alshibli, k. A., and Sture, S. (1995) "Analysis of Biaxial Tests on Granular Material Using the Discrete Element Methods" University of Colorado at Boulder submitted to NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, October 1995.
  20. Zhang, R. , Swanson, R., Jeremic, B., Alshibli, k. A., and Sture, S. (1995) "Discrete Element Modeling of the Mechanics of Granular Materials in Biaxial Compression at Low Stress States", University of Colorado at Boulder submitted to NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, October 1995.