Civil Engineering

Head of Department

Dr. M. Longshithung Patton
Ph.D from IIT Guwahati

E-mail:
mlpatton@nitm.ac.in

Faculty

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Chandrasekhar Putcha Professor (Adjunct Professor)

Ph.D., Civil Engineering IIT Kanpur

cputcha@fullerton.edu
(657) 278-7017
http://2018nitm.nitmeghalaya.in/download/putcha_resume.pdf

Research Interest

Structures

Education Qualification

Ph.D., Civil Engineering IIT Kanpur

Employment Data

Employer: California State University
Fullerton, California
Date: August 1981 - present
Position: Professor (tenured)
Chair of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (Sp. 1993, Fall 1996 - Sp. 2002)
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Employer: West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia
Date: January 1980 - August 1981
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering


Employer: Central Building Research Institute
Roorkee, India
Date: June 1979 - January 1980
Position: Assistant Director and Head, Structures Division


Employer: G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology
Pantnagar, India
Date: October 1976 - June 1979
Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering


Employer: University of Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Date: April 1975 - September 1976
Position: Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Civil Engineering


Employer: Banaras Hindu University
Banaras, India
Date: November 1974 - April 1975
Position: Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering


Consulting/Industrial Experience:
Employer: Northrop Grumman Corporation, El Segundo, CA
Date: November 2004 – 2006
Position: Member of Technical Staff / Consultant


Employer: Boeing, Huntington Beach, CA
Date: December 1996 – November 2004
Position: Member of Technical Staff / Consultant


Employer: Rockwell International
Date: May 1988 - August 1988, Downey, CA
Position: Member of Technical Staff / Consultant


Employer: TRW Defense Systems Group
Date: May 1986 - May 1988, Redondo Beach, CA
Position: Member of Technical Staff / Consultant


Employer: National Technical Systems
Date: February 1985 - May 1985, Newport Beach, CA (Part-time)
Position: Senior Staff Engineer /Consultant

Visiting Appointments:

Employer: University of Alabama
Huntsville, Alabama
Date: Summer 1992
Position: Visiting Professor


Employer: Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, New Jersey
Date: Summer 1991
Position: Visiting Professor


Employer: West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia
Date: Summer 1990
Position: Visiting Professor


Employer: Polytechnic Institute of New York
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Date: Summer 1984
Position: Visiting Associate Professor


Employer: Carleton University
Ottawa, Canada
Date: Summer 1983
Position: Visiting Associate Professor


Employer: University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Canada
Date: Summer 1982
Position: Visiting Associate Professor

Technical Reports/Technical Memoranda


1.“Modeling of Human Thermoregulatory Model to Simulate Cooling by Wet Garment” Report submitted to NHRC (August 31,2012)

2. “Modeling of Thermal Response to Wearing Wet Clothing”, Report submitted to SAIC (September 24,2010)

3. Develop Proof of Concept Report on Software Reliability Prediction, Hernandez Engineers Inc., C/o Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL (August 2007).

4. Methodology For Risk Analysis Of Dam Gates and Associated Operating Equipment using Fault Tree Analysis”, Engineer Research and Development Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (May 2005).

5. “ Event/Fault Tree development for Risk Analysis of Dam Gates and Associated Operating equipment ”, Final report, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratories , Champaign, IL (May 2002).

6. “Investigation of Risk assessment Methodology for Dam Gates and Associated operating equipment”, Technical report, Phase II, Waterways experiment station, Vicksburg, MS (March, 2001).

7. “Investigation of Risk assessment Methodology for Dam Gates and Associated operating equipment”, Technical report, Phase I, Waterways experiment station, Vicksburg, MS (Nov. 2000).

8. “Reliability Assessment of Navigation Components”, Final Technical Report, Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS (August 1998)

9. “Reliability Assessment of Navigation Components”, Intermediate Technical Report, Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS (October 1997)

10. “Time-Dependent Reliability Analysis of Hydraulic Steel Structures with Corrosion Degradation - Verification of Results”, Technical report, Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS (September 1996)

11. “Seismic Reliability Study of Navy Wharves and Development of Design Criteria”, Technical Memorandum, Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center, Port Hueneme, CA (August 1995)

12. “Conversion of Human Thermal Model Program from MacIntosh to VAX System”, NHRC Technical Report, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA (1994)

13. “Validation of Computer Model for Seismic Hazard Analysis”, Technical Memorandum, NCEL Technical Memorandum, Naval Civil Engineering Laboratory, Port Hueneme, CA (September 1993)

14. “Reliability Analysis of Stressed Timber Bridges”, Technical Report, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV (1992)

15. “An In-depth Probabilistic Study of External Tank Attach Ring”, NASA TM-1080403, NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration - George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, AL (1992)

16. “Carry Hard-Test-3 - DYNA2D Calculation”, TRW Technical Report, Ground Systems Survivability Department, TRW Defense Systems Group, one Space Park, Redondo Beach, CA (1986)

17. “Carry Hard-Test-2 - Correlation of Pre- and Post-Test Calculations with Test Results”, TRW Technical Report, Ground Systems Survivability Department, TRW Defense Systems Group, one Space Park, Redondo Beach, CA (1986)

18. Combination of Seismic and Hydrodynamic Loads for the Lasalle County Station Probabilistic Risk Assessment”, Technical Report prepared for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, National Technical Systems, 5160 Birch Street, Newport Beach, CA (1986)


Major Research Grants


  • Grant for Modeling of Human Thermoregulatory Model to Simulate cooling by Wet garments from Navy Health Research Center (NHRC), San Diego for $69000 (September 1, 2011– August 31,2012)
  • Grant for Modeling of Thermal Response to Wet Clothing from SAIC for $100,000 (December 30,2009 –September 24,2010)
  • Grant for Development of Fault Tree methodologies for Gates and Operating equipment, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, for $27,000 (July 2007- February 2008), Vicksburg, MS.
  • Grant for Developing Proof of Concept Report on Software Reliability, NASA for $17,000, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL (2007).
  • Grant for study of Risk Analysis dealing with LBD (Low Back Disorders), Naval Research Center, San Diego, CA, for $21,000, 2006 Navy-ASEE Summer Faculty Research Program (2006).
  • Grant for study of Risk –Quantified Structural Design & Evaluation, Wright Patterson Air Force BASE (WPAFB) for $20,000, 2006 Air Force – ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (2006)
  • Grant for study of Risk Analysis dealing with LBD(Low Back Disorders), Naval Research Center, San Diego, CA, 2005 for $21,00, Navy-ASEE Summer Faculty Research Program (2005).
  • Grant for study of human locomotive motion, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA, 2002 Navy-ASEE Summer Faculty Research Program (2002)
  • Grant from U.S. Army to work on Dam Gate Event/Fault Trees for $24,946 (February 2001- September, 2001)
  • Grant from U.S. Army to work on Investigation of Risk Assessment Methodology for Dam Gates and Associated Operating Equipment for $57,336 (April, 1999- October, 2000)
  • Grant from U.S. Army to work on Time-dependent Reliability Study of Navigation Structures for $40,000 (August 1997)
  • Grant for working on models and procedures for the reliability assessment of navigation components including time-dependent formulations and dam stability (1996).
  • Grant for Seismic Reliability Study of Navy Wharves at Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center in Port Hueneme, 1995 Navy-ASEE Summer Faculty Research Program (1995).
  • Grant for Research on Reliability Analysis of Stressed Bridge Systems Using Advanced Methods, from West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia (1994).
  • Grant for Modelling of Seismic Performance in Sustained Operations, Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, 1994 Navy-ASEE Summer Faculty Research Program.
  • Grant for Seismic Hazard Analysis of Navy Civil Engineering Laboratory in Port Hueneme, 1993 Navy-ASEE Summer Faculty Research Program.
  • Grant for Reliability Analysis of External Tank Attach Ring at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, 1992 NASA-ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Program.
  • Grant for Research on Reliability Analysis of Stressed Timber Bridges at West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia (1990).
  • Grant for Research on Comparative Statistical Analysis of Diastole and Systole Left Ventricular Mass for Normal and Abnormal Patients, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, Downey, CA (1989).

Books/Book Chapters


1. “Interacting Factors between Physical Health, Mental Health and A Long Quality Life (with Brian Sloboda and Siddarth Rana), CRC Press 2017. (Under review)

2. “Indeterminate Structural Analysis” (with Kenneth Derucher and Uksun Kim), published by Mellen Press , 2013.

3. “Econometric and Forecasting Models”, edited by Chandrasekhar Putcha, Brian Sloboda and Kalamogo Coulibaly), published by Mellen Press, 2013.

4. “Methods of Forecasting American Election Outcomes- Studies in Strategies of Prediction”, edited by Chandrasekhar Putcha, Mellen Press,2010

5. “Mathematical Formulation of Poverty Index”, edited by Chandrasekhar Putcha,Mellen Press, 2010

6. “Methodologies for use in Time-dependent Reliability Analysis” (with Robert Patev) in the book “Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis in Civil Engineering”, edited by Professor Bilal Ayyub, CRC Press, Inc. (1997).


 


Scientific and Professional Societies (Past and Present)

ACI - American Concrete Institute
ASEE - American Society of Engineering Education
ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers
Phi Beta Delta - Honor Society for International Scholars

Major Honors/Recognitions

Recipient of Outstanding Professor award for 2006-2007 from California State University, Fullerton



Examiner of Ph.D. Theses for various universities in Australia and India

  • Recipient of the 2016 Navy-ASEE DISTINGUISHED Summer Faculty Research Award. (Received by less than 2% of total applicants).
  • Recipient of the 2009 Navy-ASEE DISTINGUISHED Summer Faculty Research Award. (Received by less than 2% of total applicants).
  • Recipient of the 2008 Navy-ASEE DISTINGUISHED Summer Faculty Research Award. (Received by less than 2% of total applicants).
  • Recipient of the 2006 Air Force- ASEE Summer Faculty Research Award. (Received by less than 5% of total applicants).
  • Recipient of the 2006 Navy-ASEE DISTINGUISHED Summer Faculty Research Award. (Received by less than 2% of total applicants).
  • Recipient of the 2005 Navy-ASEE DISTINGUISHED Summer Faculty Research Award. (Received by less than 2% of total applicants).
  • Recipient of the 2002 Navy-ASEE DISTINGUISHED Summer Faculty Research Award. (Received by less than 2% of total applicants).
  • Recipient of certificate (for Scholarship that results in the highest quality, peer-reviewed journal articles) from President, CSUF for AY 2000-2001.
  • Recipient of certificate (for Scholarship that results in the highest quality, external grant) from President, CSUF for AY 2000-2001.
  • Recipient of “ 2005 Prestigious Engineering Educator” Award from Orange County Engineering Council(OCEC), Feb. 26, 2005.
  • Recipient of “ 2001 Distinguished Engineering Educator” Award from Orange County Engineering Council(OCEC), Feb. 24, 2001.
  • Recipient of PSSI (Performance Based Salary Step Increase) Award for 1997-98 and 1998-99 from the President of CSUF.
  • Outstanding Service as Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering (1996-97).
  • Recipient of the 1996 US Army Summer Faculty Research Award (Received by less than 7% of total applicants).
  • Award of CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION from the U.S. Army for service and Scientific contribution made through the 1996 U.S. Army Summer Faculty Research Program.
  • Recipient of PSSI (Performance Based Salary Step Increase) Award for Sp. 1996 from the President of CSUF.
  • Recipient of the 1995 Navy-ASEE DISTINGUISHED Summer Faculty Research Award. (Received by less than 2% of total applicants).
  • Award of CERTIFICATE OF Recognition from the Dean of ECS and the Chair of Civil Engineering for FACULTY SERVICE to the CE Dept. (May 1995).
  • Award of CERTIFICATE OF Recognition from The OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH & THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION for Research Contributions made through the 1995 NAVY-ASEE SUMMER FACULTY RESEARCH PROGRAM
  • Faculty/Scholar Recognition by California State University, Fullerton for Major Achievements (March 21,1995).
  • Recipient of the 1994 Navy-ASEE DISTINGUISHED Summer Faculty Research Award. (Received by less than 2% of total applicants).
  • Award of Certificate of Recognition from The OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH & THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION for Research Contributions made through the 1994 NAVY-ASEE SUMMER FACULTY RESEARCH PROGRAM.
  • Award of Certificate if appreciation for Outstanding Service as a Judge at the 39th Annual Orange County Science and Engineering Fair (April 1994).
  • Recipient of Outstanding Professor (Research) award for School of ECS in May 1994 for the year 1993-94.
  • Award of Certificate of appreciation from Dean, School of ECS, for OUTSTANDING SERVICE as Acting Chair of Civil Engineering Dept. for Sp. 1993 (May 1993)
  • Award of Certificate of appreciation from Rancho Santiago Community College in Recognition of Service rendered to the Rancho Santiago College Engineering Program as Guest Lecturer and Honorary Program Advisor (April 1993).
  • Recipient of 1993 NAVY/ASEE Summer Faculty Research Award.
  • Award of CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION from The OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH & THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION for Research Contributions made through the 1993 NAVY -ASEE SUMMER FACULTY RESEARCH PROGRAM.
  • Recipient of the 1992 NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Research Award.
  • Award of CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION from The NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION & THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR ENGINEERING EDUCATION For Research Contributions made through the 1992 NASA/ASEE SUMMER FACULTY FELLOWSHIP Program

Reviewer of Journals (Past and Present):


  • Computers and Structures
  • International Journal of Modelling and Simulation
  • Structural Safety (An International Journal in Reliability)
  • Journal of Structural Division (ASCE)
  • Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE)
  • Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering (ASCE)

Reviewer of Books:

McGraw Hill, John Wiley Publishing Companies

Professional Services


  • Chair of session on ‘Multi-disciplinary aspects of Science and Engineering’ at the International Conference on Simulation, Modeling and Optimization SMO’05’ held at Corfu Island, Greece, August 17-19, 2005.
  • Served on an Interview panel for a Senior Engineer position at LACMTA, Los Angeles, CA on Nov. 2, 2000.
  • Chair of session on ‘ Dam Safety’ at the CDA (Canadian Dam Association) Regina 2000 conference held at Regina, Sept. 16-21, 2000.
  • Chair of session on ‘Simulation’ at the Modelling and Simulation conference held at Pittsburgh, May 15-17, 2000.
  • Elected Fellow of the Institute for the Advancement of Engineering (Jan. 1999).
  • Received Mentor Award for School of Engineering and Computer Science (1999)
  • Chair of session on ‘Solid Mechanics: Applications’ at the CANCAM 97 (Canadian conference on Applied Mechanics) held at University of Laval, Quebec, Canada, June 1-5, 1997).
  • Member of the SCCEME (Southern California Coalition for Education in Manufacturing Engineering) CSUF team (1994-96).
  • Organizer and Co-Chairman of sessions on ‘Risk and Decision Analysis’, and ‘Structures and Reliability’, at the Second International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis (ISUMA ’93) at University of Maryland, College Park, April 25-28, 1993.
  • Organizer and chairman of session on “Probabilistic and Decision Making Methods with Applications” at Modelling and Simulation Conference in Pittsburg, in May 3-4, 1990.
  • Served as a member of ASCE Technical Committee on Safety of Buildings.
  • Member of ASCE Standards Committee on Design of Engineered Wood Construction to develop a standard for Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) of engineered wood construction.
  • Member of the Expert Editorial Advisory Board of the Construction and Engineering Materials Journal, Auerbach Publishers, New York, New York.
  • Associate Editor, International Journal of Modelling and Simulation

Service to University, College and Department


  • Chair, CEE Department (Fall 1996 – Spring 2002)
  • Chair, University Research Committee (1996-99)
  • Member, Conflict of Interest Committee (1997-98)
  • Member, Academic Senate (1992-94 and 1995-96)
  • Member, ECS Recruitment and Retention Committee
  • Member, ECS A-Team
  • Member, ECS Curriculum Committee
  • Chair, CE Dept. Student Recruitment Committee
  • Chair, CE Dept. ABET Working Committee
  • Chair, CE Dept. Academic Standards Committee
  • Member, CE Dept. Curriculum Committee
  • Member, CE DPC
  • Member, CFA
  • Member, University Academic Standards Committee (1993-95)
  • Member, ECS Reorganization Committee (Fall 1994)
  • Member, University Affirmative Action Board (1992-93)
  • Acting Chair, CE Dept. (Sp. 1993)
  • Member, ME DPC (Sp. 1993)
  • Member, University Professional Leaves Committee (1991-93)
  • Faculty Mentor (1990-92)
  • Member, University LYCEUM 1990

Major Publications:


1. “Optimal Design of Prestressing Cable in Two-Span Continuous Beams” (with P. Dayaratnam), Proceedings of National Conference on Precast Construction in Building Industry, 1971, Waltair, India.


2. “Analysis of Probability of Failure of Prestressed Concrete Beams” (with P. Dayaratnam), Building Science, Vol. 10, No. 2, Pergamon Press, 1975.


3. “Probabilistic Dynamic Response of Beams and Frames” (with F. Ellyin), Journal of Engineering Mechanics Division, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 103, No. EM3, Proceedings Paper 12984, June 1977.


4. “Effet de l’Interaction Sol-structure sur le Comportment Dynamique de Centrale Nucleaire” Proceedings 3rd Canadian Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 1, 1977.


5. “Reliability Design of Prestressed Concrete Beams” (with P. Dayaratnam), presented at an All-India Seminar on Prestressed Concrete Structures, 1979, Madurai, India.


6. “Optimization of Prestressed Concrete Beams with Reliability Constraint” (with P. Dayaratnam, Journal of Structural Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 1, April 1979.


7. “Reliability Analysis of Continuous Beams” (with B. D. Sharma), Building and Environment,


Vol. 14, No. 1, Pergamon Press, 1979.


8. “Approximate Analysis of Structural Systems” (with H. V. S. GangaRao), presented at American Society of Civil Engineers 1980 Annual Convention and Exposition, October 27-31, 1980, Hollywood, Florida.


9. “Seismic Design Studies of Timber Diaphragms in Low Rise Building” (with H. V. S. GangaRao and L. D. Luttrell), presented at American Society of Civil Engineers, 1980 Spring Session, Portland, Oregon.


10. “Reliability Analysis of Multistory Frames” (with J. A. Khan), Building and Environment, Vol. 15, Pergamon Press, 1981.


11. “Reliability Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Columns”, Proceedings of American Society of Civil Engineers 4th EMD Specialty Conference held at Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana in May 1983, Vol. II.


12. “Simulation Model for Project Completion Time of Networks in Civil Structures” (with H. V. S. GangaRao) Proceedings of American Society of Civil Engineers Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability held at Berkeley from January 11-13, 1984.


13. “Reliability Design Using Polynomial Approach” Proceedings of American Society of Civil Engineers/Engineering Mechanics 5th Specialty Conference held at Laramie, Wyoming, August 1-3, 1984. Peer reviewed as per regulations of ASCE, Vol. II.


14. “Education Towards Becoming a Well-Rounded Engineering Professional” Proceedings of American Society of Engineering Education Conference on Frontiers in Education, Philadelphia, October 3-5, 1984, Edited by L. P. Grayson and J. M. Biedenback.


15. “Tolerable Movement Criteria for Highway Bridges” (with H. V. S. GangaRao and L. K. Moulton), Civil Engineering for Practicing and Design Engineers, Vol. 4, No. 1, January 1985, Pergamon Press.


16. “Modelling of Failure Probabilities of Concrete Columns” (with S. V. Narisimham and N. Nagarju), Civil Engineering Systems: Decision Making and Problem Solving, Butterworth Publications, Vol. 2, March 1985.


17. “Probabilistic Analysis of Crack Length of Reinforced Concrete Beams” Proceedings of International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, held in Kobe, Japan, May 27-29, 1985, Vol. III.


18. “Safety Index Analysis for Problems With Large Variances” (with C. J. Turkstra), Proceedings of International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, held in Kobe, Japan, May 27-29, 1985, Vol. II.


19. “Reliability Design of Reinforced Concrete Beams With Various Basic Parameters: A Polynomial Approach” Civil Engineering For Practicing and Design Engineers, Vol. 4, No. 11, Nov. 1985, Pergamon Press.


20. “Probabilistic Approach to Deflection Controlled R. C. Slab Design” Proceedings of American Concrete Institute, Deflection of Structures, Special Publications, SP-86, ACI, Detroit 1985.


21. “Closed Form Solution for the Reliability Design of Beams” Structural Safety, Vol. 3, Elsevier Publications, 1986.


22. “A Numerical Method for Safety Indices Evaluation of Single Story Steel Frames” Proceedings of First Canadian Conference on Computer Applications in Civil Engineering/Micro Computers, Canada, May 20-23, 1986, Vol. 1.


23. “Series Solutions of Structural Systems Subjected to Static and Dynamic Loads” (with H. V. S. GangaRao), Computers and Structures, Vol. 24, No. 3, 1986.


24. “Probabilistic Stability Analysis of Columns and Frames” (with M. H. Mansour), Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Soil and Structural Engineering held in Vancouver, Canada, May 25-29, 1987.


25. “Safety Indices for Various Class of Structures Involving Non-Normal Distribution” (with R. H. Sues and S. J. K. Rao), Proceedings of the ASCE EMD Conference, held in Buffalo, New York, May 1987.


26. “Modelling of Failure Probabilities of Shafts Subjected to Reverse Bending” (with J. H. Kreiner), Proceedings of the 21st Israel Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Technion City, Haifa, June 1987.


27. “Reliability Factor Analysis of Shafts” (with J. H. Kreiner), Proceedings of Canadian Conference of Applied Mechanics, Ottawa, May 28-June 3, 1989.


28. “Safety Analysis of Beams of Elastic Foundations Using Initial Value Method” (with H. Al-Khaiat), Computers and Structures, Vol. 33, No. 5, 1989.


29. “Elastic Buckling Load Variability Analysis of Columns and Frames” (with M. H. Mansour), Journal of Construction and Engineering Materials, 1990.


30. “Seismic Rehabilitation Using Timber Diaphragm Composite Action: Emerging Concepts and Design Methodology” (with R. P. Nguyen and S. J. K. Rao), Proceedings of ASCE Structures Congress, Baltimore, Maryland, April 30-May 3, 1990.


31. “Probabilistic Analysis of Left Ventricular Mass” (with R. J. Sarma), Proceedings of The Conference on Modelling and Simulation held at Pittsburgh, May 3-4, 1990.


32. “Probabilistic Analysis of Left Ventricular Mass in Systole and Diastole” (with R. J. Sarma), Proceedings of ISUMA 1990, the First International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis, December 3-5, 1990.


33. “Simulation Design Techniques in Network Analysis” (with J. H. Kreiner and M. H. Mansour), Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on CAD/CAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future, London, U.K., August 19-22, 1991.


34. “Probabilistic Network Analysis for Project Competition Time” (with S. J. K. Rao), Civil Engineering Systems, Vol. 8, 1991.


35. “Probabilistic Methods in Life-Cycle Evaluation of Structural Project Alternatives Under Uncertainty” (with S. J. K. Rao), Proceedings of Canadian Conference of Applied Mechanics, Winnipeg, Canada, June 2-6, 1991.


36. “Reliability Analysis of Stressed Timber Bridges” (with H. V. S. GangaRao), Proceedings of 1991 International Timber Engineering Conference, London, September 2-5, 1991.


37. “Local Buckling of Orthotropic Hat Stiffeners” (with J. H. Kreiner and J. Moriyama), Proceedings of 24th Israel Mechanical Engineering Conference, Haifa, Israel, May 1992.


38. “Legal Liability and Technical Insurance Aspects of Stochastic Prospect Evaluation of Engineered Structures” (with S. J. K. Rao and J. H. Kreiner), Proceedings of Fourth International Conference of Structural Failure, Product Liability and Technical Insurance, Vienna, June 1992.


39. “Reliability Analysis of External Tank Attach Ring” (with F. Pizzano et. al.), Proceedings of ISUMA 1993, The Second International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis, April 25-28, 1993.


40. “Total Quality Engineering, Failure Analysis, and Stochastic Process Evaluation of Engineering Project Alternatives” (with S. J. K. Rao and J. H. Kreiner), Proceedings of ISUMA 1993, The Second International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis, April 25-28, 1993.


41. “Bond Behavior of Normal and High Strength Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete: A Reliability Approach” (with S. Ezeldin), Proceedings of ISUMA 1993, The Second International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis, April 25-28, 1993.


42. “Comparative Probabilities Using FOSM and Point Estimate Methods” (with J. H. Kreiner), Proceedings of INCARF ’93 - International Conference on CAD, CAM, Robotics and Autonomous Factories, New Delhi, India, December 16-19, 1993.


43. “A Computer Aided Technique for Shaft Design Through Monte Carlo Simulation” (with J. H. Kreiner), Computers and Structures, Vol. 52, No. 2, 1994.


44. “Application of Gaussian Quadrature Formula to Numerical Differentiation” (with J. H. Kreiner), Proceedings of the YUTCAM NIS ’95 - International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, May 29 - June 3, 1995.


45. “Safety Analysis of Tension Elements Using Various Reliability Methods” (with J. H. Kreiner), Proceedings of ISUMA - NAFIPS ’95, The Joint Third International Symposium on Uncertainty Modelling and Analysis, and Annual Conference of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society, Sept. 17-20, 1995.


46. “Simulation Techniques For Probabilistic Analysis of Steel Frames” (with M. H. Mansour), International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 16, No. 2, 1996.


47. “Seismic Hazard Analysis - Computer Validation” (with J. Ferritto), Computers and Structures, Vol. 58, No. 4, 1996.


48. “Application of Probabilistic Theory for Optimal Routing Problems” (with J. H. Kreiner), Proceedings of The 26th Israel Conference on Engineering, Technion City, Haifa, Israel, May 21-22, 1996.


49. “Summary of Proposed Criteria For U.S. Navy Wharves” (with J. Ferritto), Proceedings of the International Conference and Exposition on NATURAL DISASTER REDUCTION ’96, Dec. 12-13, 1996.


50. “Comparative Statistical Study for the Ultimate Stress in Unbonded Post-Tensioning” (with J. Ament and P. R. Chakrabarti), Journal of ACI, Vol. 94, No. 2, March/April, 1997.


51. “Safety Indices for Various Limit States of Stressed Timber Decks” (with H. V. S. GangaRao), Infrastructure, Vol. 2, No. 4, 1997.


52. “Reliability Analysis of Navy Wharves Including Seismic Aspects” (with J. Ferritto), Infrastructure, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1997.


53. “Time-Variant Reliability of Steel Components Subjected to Corrosion” (with R. C. Patev, M. A. Leggett and M. J. Smith), Proceedings of 16th CANCAM, University of Laval, Quebec, Canada, June 1-5, 1997.


54. “Eccentrically Loaded Reinforced Concrete Columns - A Reliability Study” (with S. V. Narasimham, and S. Paramar), Infrastructure, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1997.


55. “Time-Dependent Reliability Analysis of Non Built-in and Built-in Sections subjected to Combined Fatigue and Corrosion” (with M. A. Leggett and M. Syed), Proceedings of 17th IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, Grindelwald, Switzerland, Feb. 18-20, 1998.


56. “Reliability Methodology for Assessing Risk of Orbiter Flights With Use of Failed Hardware” (with Kip Mikula, Bob Dueease, Lan Dang and Bob Peercy), Proceedings of Fourth World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 29-July 2, 1998.


57. “Software Development for Comparative Analysis of a Composite Hat Stiffener Using Various Codes” (with J. H. Kreiner), Proceedings of Fourth World Congress on Computational Mechanics, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 29-July 2, 1998.


58. “Seismic System Reliability Study of Navy Wharves” (with J. Ferritto), International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 19, No. 2, 1999.


59. “ Reliability Performance Estimation Using Approximate and Exact Methods” (with M. Sekel and J.H. Kreiner), Proceedings of the IASTED conference on Modelling and Simulation, Cherry Hill, NJ, May, 1999.


60. “A Comprehensive Reliability Methodology for Assessing Risk of Reusing Failed Hardware Without Corrective Actions With and Without Redundancy” (with D. Mikula, B. Dueease, L. Dang and B. Peercy) Journal of Infrastructure, John Wiley publications, March 2000.


61. “Capacity and Delay Analysis at a Signalized Traffic Intersection Using Probabilistic Principles”, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, May 15-17, 2000.


62. “Time-Dependent Reliability Analysis of Steel Structures Subjected to Fatigue Loading Conditions” (with M. A. Leggett), Proceedings of the 28th Israel Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer-Sheva, Israel.


63. “A Comprehensive Time-Dependent Reliability Analysis of Navigation Structures” (with M. A. Leggett and R. C. Patev), Journal of Infrastructure, John Wiley publications, Jan. 2001.


64. “Risk Assessment Methodology for Flood Control and Reservoir Dam Gates” (with R. Patev), Proceedings of the CDA (Canadian Dam Association) Regina 2000 Conference, Saskatchewan, Canada, Sept. 16-21, 2000.


65. “Performance Analysis of External Tank Attach Ring of a Space Shuttle Using Probabilistic Principles” (with F. Pizzano, and J. H. Kreiner) International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2001.


66. “Cost Saving Using Principles of Value Engineering in the Construction Industry” (with N. Bokaie, M. F. Samara), Proceedings of the First International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, Jan. 24-26, 2001.


67. “ Relation between criticality of failure mode and criticality index for engineering systems” (with K. Ryan, R. Stell, T. Kimura, R. Podgorski, T. Ai, B. McCormack, G. Tate, P. Stenger-Nguyen, R. Peercy, J.Coursen and F. Daniels), Proceedings of Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM 2001),


St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada , June 3-7, 2001.


68. “ Probabilistic Capacity and Delay Analysis at a signalized traffic intersection using various design codes”(with J.H. Kreiner), Proceedings of the 6th Annual International Industrial Engineering theory, applications and Practice, San Francisco, Nov. 18-20, 2001.


69. “ Closed Form Solution for Reliability design of shafts” (with J.H. Kreiner), Proceedings of the International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Belgrade, October, 2001.


70. “ Risk Analysis of Dam Gates and Associated Operating equipment for Multiple Hazardous states using Event/Fault tree Methodology” (with R.C. Patev, S.D. Foltz, J. Schroelucke and K.Arima), Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in civil engineering (ACE 2002), IIT/Kharagpur, India, Jan. 3-5, 2002.


71. “ Development of assessment methods for calculation of Probability of failure of various subsystems”(with J.J. Capaleni, R.A. Dueease, H. Froehlich, T.E. Jensen and G.T. Rao), Proceedings of Probabilistic Methods Conference(PMC), Newport Beach, CA, June 17-18, 2002.


72. “ Methodology for Risk Analysis of Dam Gates and Associated Operating Equipment ”(with R.C. Patev), Proceedings of Probabilistic Methods Conference(PMC), Newport Beach, CA, June 17-18, 2002.


73. “ Methodology for Risk Analysis of Dam Gates and Associated Operating Equipment using Fault-Tree Analysis”(with R.C. Patev), Proceedings of Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO), Tampa, Sept. 8-11, 2002.


74. “Application of Monte Carlo Simulation for delay analysis of signalized intersections” (with R.R. Tadi), Proceedings of Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM 2003), Calgary, June 1-6, 2003.


75. “Probability Applications in the precedence diagram scheduling method” (with M. Samara), accepted for presentation and publication in the Proceedings of the 2nd International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference , Rome, Italy, September 23-26, 2003.


76. “Time-Dependent Reliability Analysis of Steel Miter Gates” (with R. C. Patev and M. A. Leggett) International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 23, No.1, 2003.


77. “ Derivation of differential equations of motion for three-segment and four-segment human locomotive models using free-body diagrams” (with J. Hodgdon), Proceedings of Twenty-Second IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Identification, and Control (MIC 2003), Innsbruck, Austria, February 10-13, 2003.


78. “Development of an Improved and Efficient Traffic Flow Model” (with J.H. Kreiner, R.K. Tadi and M. Charoensuphong), Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications and Practice, Las Vegas, NV, USA, November 10-12, 2003.


79. “Critical aspects for Risk Assessment of Dam Gates and Associated Operating Equipment” (with R.C. Patev), Proceedings of Advanced Modeling Techniques for Sustainable Management of Water Resources(AMTSMW- 2004), Warrangal, India, January 28-30, 2004.


80. “Risk Methodology for failed hardware” (with D.F. Mikula, R.A. Dueease, T. Jensen, R.L. Peercy and L. Dang),International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 24, No. 3, 2004.


81. “ Estimation of design parameters of a reinforced concrete beam for a given reliability using polynomial approach” (with J.H. Kreiner), Proceedings of 4th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, February 16-18, 2005.


82. “Utility Indices of economically diverse population” (with J.H. Kreiner and Anila Putcha-Bhagavatula), Proceedings of IABSE symposium on “Role of Structural Engineers towards reduction of Poverty”, New Delhi, India, February 19-22, 2005.


83. “Methodologies for Risk Analysis of Dam Gates and Associated Operating Equipment using Fault-Tree Algorithm ”(with R.C. Patev ), International Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vol. 1, No.1.


2005.


84. “Development of fault-trees for Risk Assessment of Dam gates and Associated operating equipment” (with R.C. Patev), International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 25, No.3, 2005.


85. “Development of a method to test adequacy of existing personality tests: an engineering approach” (with Anila Putcha-Bhagavatula, Ravi Bhagavatula and Jesa Kreiner), Proceedings of 4th ASEE/Aaee Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, Sydney, Australia, September 26-29, 2005.


86. “An In-depth Reliability Study of ETA (External Tank Attach Ring), (with Frank Pizzano, Jesa Kreiner, Jason Overstreet and Ahila Sivathasan ), Proceedings of 30th Israel conference on Mechanical Engineering, Tel-Aviv, May 29-30, 2005.


87. “ Ethical and Professional issues facing engineers in global settings” (with Jesa Kreiner), Proceedings of 4th ASEE/Aaee Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, Sydney, Australia, September 26-29, 2005.


88. “Simulation Data for drug manufacturing using optimization principles” (with Aditya Putcha and Jesa Kreiner), Proceedings of 5th WSEAS International Conference on Simulation, Modelling and Optimization (SMO’05), Corfu Island, Greece, August 17-19, 2005.


89. “ Application of Safety index approach to Reliability Study of External Tank Attach Ring of space shuttle”, (with Frank Pizzano, Jesa Kreiner, Jason Overstreet and Ahila Sivathasan ), Proceedings of 5th WSEAS International Conference on Simulation, Modelling and Optimization (SMO’05), Corfu Island, Greece, August 17-19, 2005.


90. “Probabilistic analysis of data dealing with analgesic effect of naproxen loaded nanoparticles” (with Venkat S. Kuchubhotla ), Proceedings of 5th WSEAS International Conference on Simulation, Modelling and Optimization (SMO’05), Corfu Island, Greece, August 17-19, 2005.


91. “Application of Optimization concepts for drug manufacturing problems” (with Aditya Putcha and Jesa Kreiner ), WSEAS Transactions on Information Systems and Applications, August, 2005.


92. “ Reliability concepts application to space shuttle problems”, (with Frank Pizzano, Jesa Kreiner, Jason Overstreet and Ahila Sivathasan ), WSEAS Transactions on Systems , August 2005.


93. “Determination of safety margin of analgesic effect naproxen loaded nanoparticles” (with Venkat S. Kuchubhotla and Jesa Kreiner), WSEAS Transactions on Systems , August 2005.


94. “Application of Mathematical Modeling techniques for improved and efficient Traffic Flow model- a detailed study” (with J.H. Kreiner, R.K. Tadi and M. Charoensuphong), International Journal of Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, Vol . 27, No. 2, 2007.


95. “ Methodology of Risk Analysis for LBD(with Jim Hodgdon ), Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Recent Advances in Engineering Mechanics (RAEM 2006) ” , Fullerton, CA January 12-14, 2006.


96. “Development of new traffic flow model” (with J.H. Kreiner, R.K. Tadi and M. Charoensuphong), `paper accepted for presentation and publication in the Proceedings of the 17th IASTED International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Montreal, May 24-26, 2006.


97. “ Risk factors for lumbar spines” (with Jim Hodgdon ), Proceedings of 17th IASTED International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Montreal, Canada, May 24-26, 2006.


98. “ Estimation of forces in lumbar spine and associated guy wires” (with Jim Hodgdon ), Proceedings of 14th Biennial Conference for the Canadian Society for Biomechanics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, August 16-19, 2006.


99. “Development of improved and efficient traffic flow model” (with R.K. Tadi, J.H. Kreiner and M. Charoensuphong), International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2007.


100. “Application of newly developed optimization method to Design problems in Engineering”, Proceedings of the 21st Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics , held at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, June 3-7, 2007.


101. “Application of PEM_PFEM method for Risk Quantification of Air Craft Structures for various limit states”, Proceedings of the 21st Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, held at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, June 3-7, 2007.


102. “Calculation of Forces in Lumbar Spines with Multiple-Guy-Wire Support” (with J. Hodgdon and Paul Miller) , Proceedings of ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine), held in New Orleans, May 30- June 2, 2007.


103. “ Software Reliability- Engineering Point of View”, Proceedings of SERP’07 (2007 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice) , held in Las Vegas, June 25-28, 2007.


104. “ Application of principles of Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) to software and hardware Reliability” (with P.Kalia, C. Newton, F. Pizzano, and G. Hoskins), paper accepted for presentation and publication in the Proceedings of Space Systems Engineering & Risk Management Symposium , held in Los Angeles, February 26-29, 2008.


105. “Mathematical formulation of poverty index”, European Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 20, No. 2,2008.


106. “Engineering approach to poverty index”, paper accepted for presentation and publication in the Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social sciences, Monash University Center, Prato, Tuscany, Italy, July 22-25, 2008.


107. “Development of a Risk model for prediction of strokes in human beings” (with Paul Miller), paper submitted for presentation and publication in the Proceedings 60th Annual Meeting of the American academy of Neurology, Chicago, IL, April 12-19, 2008.


108. “ Reliability and Risk Analysis: Application to Engineering and other fields”, Key note lecture, Proceedings, International Conference on Reliability, Safety and Quality in Engineering (ICRSQE), Mumbai, India, June 5-7, 2008.


109. “ Application of Probability Principles to Utility Function in Financial Environment”, (with Putcha, and Bhagavatula), Proceedings, International Conference on Reliability, Safety and Quality in Engineering (ICRSQE), Mumbai, India, June 5-7, 2008.


110. “Prediction of output parameters based on average pruning weight in subtropical fruits” (with P.R. K. Murty, B.Srinivasa Rao, G. Ramireddy and D. Vijaya). Proceedings of American Society of Horticulture Science Conference (ASHS), Orlando, Florida, July 21-24, 2008.


111. “Development of a functional relationship between nutrients and yield in fertilizer trial in grape”(with P.R. K. Murty, B. Srinivasa Rao, G. Ramireddy and D. Vijaya). Proceedings of American Society of Horticulture Science Conference(ASHS) . Orlando, Florida, July 21-24,2008.


112. “ Identification of critical output parameter for grape based on mathematical principles”(with P.R. K. Murty, B. Srinivasa Rao, G. Ramireddy and D. Vijaya). Proceedings of 2nd National Viticulture Research Conference (NVRC) . UC Davis, July 9-11, 2008.


113. “ Case Studies on FMEA Applications to system Reliability evaluation” (with P. Kalia, F. Pizzano, G. Hoskins, C. Newton and K. Kamdar), International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering (IJRQSE), Volume 15, No. 2, 2008.


114. “ Elements for Integrated Planning of a Public Transit System”(with Ralph Montview and R.Tadi), accepted for publican in the Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Urban Transportation Systems (ICUTS) held in Shenghai, China from March 17-19, 2009.


115. “New method for initial feasible solution for optimization problems in Engineering” Proceedings of 23rd European Conference on Operational Research from July 5-8, 2009, Bonn, Germany.


116. “ Risk Factors Associated with Stroke” (with Paul Miller and James Hodgdon) , Proceedings of “Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Strokes Conference 2009” Washington, D.C. from April 23-25, 2009.


117. “ Development and application of a new optimization method to problems in Engineering Design, accepted for publication in International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 29, No.4, 2009.


118. “ Mathematical Analysis of effect of blast force on cerebral spinal fluid” (with Paul Miller, James Hodgdon and Todd Sander) , Proceedings of the AMSCON (Association of Medical Service Corps Officers of the Navy) conference in partnership with AMSUS (The Association of Military Surgeons of United States)held in St. Louis, Missouri, November 15-20,2009.


119. “ Traumatic Brain Injury due to blast-an engineering analysis” (with Paul Miller, James Hodgdon and Todd Sander) , Proceedings of the AMSCON (Association of Medical Service Corps Officers of the Navy) conference in partnership with AMSUS (The Association of Military Surgeons of United States) held in St. Louis, Missouri, November 15-20,2009.


120. “Development of a method for prediction of winner in American Presidential elections” (with M.Gomez and G.Bryant), chapter in “Methods of Forecasting American Election Outcomes”, published by The Edwin Mellen Press, March 2010.


121. “ Relation between K factors and failure rates for various dam gate components” (with Robert Patev and Jawad Mirza”, Proceedings of the United States Society on Dams (USSD) on “Collaborative Management of Integrated Watersheds” held in Sacramento , April 12-16, ,2010.


122. “Analysis of forces in lumbar spine and associated guy wires –modeling as frame and truss using principles of engineering mechanics” (with James Hodgdon and Paul Miller, James Hodgdon and Todd Sander) , Paper being sent to International Journal of Modeling and Simulation.


123. “Comparison of poverty indices using various sources and development of a new mathematical-based method”, Presented at the Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) meeting held in Boston, MA in March,2010 and as a chapter in “Mathematical Formulation of poverty index”, published by The Edwin Mellen Press.


124. “Development of a new optimal method for solution of transportation problems”(with M.D. Bhuiyan, N.F. Hoque and A.K. Putcha), Proceedings of World Congress on Engineering (WCE 2010), London, U.K., June 30-July 2,2010.


125. “Engineering Analysis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder”(with Paul Miller), sent to AMSUS (The Association of Military Surgeons of United States),Phoenix,AZ,,Nov.2,2010.


126. “Application of a New Mathematical Poverty Index to Predict Food Insecurity, Healthcare Access and Infant Mortality in the United States” , (with A. Tiwari), chapter in “Mathematical Formulation of Poverty Index: How We Measure Poverty in Different Nations Around the World”, Chandrasekhar Putcha (Editor), Edwin Mellen Press,2010.


127. “Development of a Methodology for Prediction of a Winner in American Presidential Elections” (with M. Gomez and G. Bryant), chapter in “Methods of Forecasting American Election Outcomes: Studies in Strategies of Prediction”, Chandrasekhar Putcha (Editor), Edwin Mellen Press,2010


128. “Probabilistic aspects of sustainability in Transportation Structures”, paper presented at the First International Conference on “Sustainability in Transportation structures”, held in Phoenix, AZ, November 17-19,2010.


129. “Reliability levels for various well-known disasters”, Proceedings of the Geospatial World Forum 2011, January 18-21,2011.


130. “A detailed study (including deterministic and probabilistic aspects) of sustainability in Transportation aspects of structures” (with R.K. Tadi ), being submitted to International Journal of Engineering Research and General Sciences (IJERGS), (January, 2015).


131. “Prediction of BMI based on income and education”, paper presented at Southwest chapter of American College of Sports Medicine (SWACSM) meeting held in San Diego, CA,, October 22-23,2010.


132. “Fast convergence method for arriving at optimal solution of transportation problems treated as special case of LPP”, Journal of Optimization, Theory and Applications (JOTMA, May, 2012.


133. “Financial Analysis of well-known disasters using Utility and Reliability Values” (with L.Liu), Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, A.B. Academic Publishers, Oxon, England, 2013..


134. “Validation of poverty indices using engineering approach” (with A.Tiwari), Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Elsevier Publications, April 2012.


135. “ Sustainability related to concrete technology” , paper accepted for presentation and publication in the Proceedings of upcoming International Conference on Sustainable Advances in Concrete Technology (SCACT 2012), Coimbatore, May 2-4, 2012.


136. “Post Tensioning of wood beams” (with Nic Nitti), paper presented at ASCE Texas Section, November, 2012.


137. “Reliability Studies of Bi-axially loaded RC Columns” (with Gunneswara Rao), Life Cycle Reliability and Safety Engineering (LCRSE), Vol.2, Issue 3, February, 2013.


138. “ Deterministic optimization- Practical Application to Transportation Industry (with V. Putcha and L. Liu) Proceedings of Canadian Conference of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM) conference held at University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, June 2-6, 2013.


139. “Application of principles of Reliability Analysis to Optimization problems in Transportation Industry” (with V. Putcha and L.Liu), European Scientific Journal (ESJ), Vol.9, No.23.


140. “A Mathematical model used for predicting correctly the winner in 2012 American Presidential Elections” (with J. Doti) Vo. 107, Issue 2, European Journal of Scientific Research (EJSR), and also presented at New York State Political Science Association (NYSPSA) meeting held in Syracuse, N.Y., April 19-21, 2013.


141. “A comprehensive Risk Factor to Predict Occurrence of Stroke”(with M. Khani, R.Khani and P.Miller), paper presented at AMSUS (Association of Military Surgeons of United States) meeting held in Seattle, Washington, November 3-8, 2013.


142. “A detailed risk analysis of factors contributing to occurrence of subdural hematoma””(with M. Khani, R.Khani and P.Miller), paper presented at AMSUS (Association of Military Surgeons of United States) meeting held in Seattle, Washington, November 3-8, 2013.


143.“Predicting Rainfall using the principles of Fuzzy set Theory and Reliability Analysis” (with Hasan, Khan, Al-Hamdan and Glenn), American Journal of Computational Mathematics(AJCM), Vol.3, N0.4, December 2013.


144. “An Appraisal of Reliability Index of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Members” (with Gunneswara Rao , M. Andal and S. Sauhu), ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, October 2014 (under review)


145. “Predicting Unemployment Rate in The United States Since 2001” in “Econometric and Forecasting Models” (with B. Soboda) Chandrasekhar Putcha, Brain Sloboda and Kalamogo Coulibaly (Editors), Edwin Mellen Press,2013.


146. “Optimal Integrated Planning of a Public Transit System” (with late R. Montview and R.K. Tadi), International Journal of Engineering Research and General Sciences (IJERGS), Vol.2, No.2, Feb-Mar 2014.


147. A detailed risk analysis of factors contributing to occurrence of subdural hematoma (with R. Khani, M. Khani and P. W. Miller) European Scientific Journal (ESJ), Vol. 10, No.18, June, 2014.


148. Validation of Risk Model Using Patient Clinical Data (with R. Khani, M. Khani, P.W. Miller and A. Taba), presented at Association of Medical Surgeons of United States (AMSUS), Washington, D.C., December 2-5, 2014.


149. “Reliability Analysis of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Members under Pure Torsion” (with Gunneswara Rao , M. Andal and S. Sauhu), submitted to Special issue (SI) on “Interdisciplinary Applications of Reliability, Risk Analysis and Optimization to be published by ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, December 2014 (under review).


150. “Financial aspects of determining optimal occupancy factor for hotels based on probabilistic analysis” (with B. Sloboda, V. Putcha, M. Khani, and A.Taba), Proceedings of Global Conference on Business and Finance (GBCF), Las Vegas, January 4-7, 2015.


151. “Global Risk Factors Associated With Occupancy Factor in Hotels” (with L.Liu), Proceedings of Global Conference on Business and Finance (GBCF), Las Vegas, January 4-7, 2015.


152. “ Probabilistic Assessment on Flexural Strength of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Members (with Gunnesara Rao, T.D., Andal, M. and Sahu, S.), International Journal of Engineering Research and General Sciences (IJERGS), Vol.3, No.1, January-February, 2015.


153. “Development of a Mathematical Equation for Post-Traumatic Stress Index with and Without Physician Intervention for Military Population”, (with P. Miller and A. Tiwari), International Review of the Armed Forces Medical Services, International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM), Vol. 88, No.2, 2015.


154. “A New Approach for a Forecasting Model in the Estimation of Social Security Benefits”, (with B. Sloboda), Journal of Applied Business and Economics, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2016 (Also presented at 35th International Symposium on Forecasting, Riverside, CA, June 21-24, 2015


155. “Safety Indices for a full depth concrete deck panel connected with Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC)”, (with O. Florentino),Proceedings of National Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference, Miami, Florida, December 7-8, 2015.


156. “Mathematical Analysis of Unemployment Benefits” (with Tabba, Sloboda and Penumarthy), Proceedings of GCBF conference held in Hawaii, 2016.


157. “When is the Optimal Time to Retire?” (with Y. Liu and Y. Jiang), submitted to Retirement Journal , 2016 (Also published in the Proceedings of GCBF conference held in Hawaii, 2016.


158. “Development Application of Composite Indices (CI): An Emerging Method to the Disciplines of Engineering, Economics, and Finance" (with B. Sloboda and M. Khani), European Scientific Journal (ESJ), Vol 28, No. 2, 2016.


159. “Optimal Deductible Amount for Earthquake Insurance for Residential Buildings”, (with Y.Jiang, Y.Liu, A. Filsoof, M.Rezvani and V. Penumarthy),presented at Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF) conference in Las Vegas, January 2-5, 2017.


160. “A Composite Economic Index for the United States' Economy: What does this Index Tell Us? (with B. Sloboda), Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM) held at Baltimore, July 29-August 3, 2017


161. Relationship between Ethics, Economics and Politics (with B.Sloboda and L. Bandaru, presented at AIRLEAP conference, St. Charles, MO, October 13-14, 2017.


162. Estimating the Probability of Occurrence of Parkinson’s Disease via Time Series Analysis (with B.Sloboda and A. Telukupally), presented at 37th International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) meeting, Cairns Australia, June 25-28, 2017


163. The Measurement of the Aggregate Economic Performance for the United States via the Composite Economic Index (CEI) (with Brian Sloboda and Huong Nguyen), Proceedings of the Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM) to be held in Vancouver, July 28-August 2, 2018.


164. Probabilistic Analysis of Cycle Length for Signalized intersections in Transportation Engineering (with D. Saadeh, R. Alsuwaidi and B. Sloboda), Proceedings of 38th International Symposium on Forecasting, Boulder, Colorado, June 17-20, 2018.


165. Forecasting of safety of highways using mean speed and flow of vehicles exceeding limit values and corresponding safety indices (with P.Reena, D. Saadeh, R. Alsuwaidi), Proceedings of 38th International Symposium on Forecasting, Boulder, Colorado, June 17-20, 2018.


166. Application of Principles of Utility Function to Construction Projects in Civil Engineering (with H. Avetisyan and L. Bandaru), Proceedings of 38th International Symposium on Forecasting, Boulder, Colorado, June 17-20, 2018.


167. Risk Priority Numbers for various categories of Alzheimer’s disease (with B. Sloboda and V. Putcha), Proceedings of 16th Safety Engineering Research and Practice (SERP) conference, Las Vegas, July 30-August 2, 2018.


168. Risk Priority Numbers for various failures in Bridges (with P.Ghosh and I. Karimi), Accepted for publication in the Proceedings of 10th International Symposium on Structural Engineering and Construction, Chicago, May 23-25, 2019.


169. Risk Priority Numbers for various construction failures (with L. Hebert), accepted for publication in the Proceedings of 10th International Symposium on Structural Engineering and Construction, Chicago, May 23-25, 2019.


170. Application of Newmark method to analysis of bridges (with T.D. Gunneswara Rao), accepted for publication in the Proceedings of 10th International Symposium on Structural Engineering and Construction, Chicago, May 23-25, 2019.


171. Probabilistic Study of Beam Columns (with S.K. Gupta and B. Singh), accepted for publication in the Proceedings of 10th International Symposium on Structural Engineering and Construction, Chicago, May 23-25, 2019.


172. Application of Newmark method to analysis of bridges (with T.D. Gunneswara Rao), accepted for publication in the Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction, Chicago, May 23-25, 2019.


173. Probabilistic Analysis of Deflection of Bridge using Newmark method and Traditional method (with T.D. Gunneswara Rao), accepted for publication in the Proceedings of Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) meeting, Cape town, South Africa, May 6-8 2019.


174. Probabilistic study of chemical contaminant in Pipe Network System (with P.Mishra), accepted for publication in the Proceedings of Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) meeting, Cape town, South Africa, May 6-8 2019.