Publications

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

*: Tran’s advisee

35. Chen R.*, Tran K.T, La H., Rawlinson and Dinh K., (2021). “Detection of delamination and rebar debonding in concrete structures with ultrasonic SH-waveform tomography” Automation in Construction, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2021.104004, 104004, (Impact Factor: 7.700).

34. Mirzanejad M.*, Tran K.T., McVay M., Horhota D. and Wasman S. (2021). “Deep void detection with 3D full waveform inversion of surface-based and in-depth source seismic wavefields” Engineering Geology, 294, 106407, pp. 13,  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2021.106407, (Impact Factor: 6.755).

33. Wang Y.*, Tran K.T, and Horhota D. (2021). “Road sinkhole detection with 2D Ambient noise tomography” Geophysics, 86 (6), pp. 11, (Impact Factor: 2.928).

32. Chen R.* and Tran K.T (2021). “2D Gauss-Newton full waveform inversion of SH- and Love-waves in the time-domain” Journal of Applied Geophysics, 104636, 10, https://doi.org/10.​1016/​j.​jappgeo.​2021.​104363, (Impact Factor: 2.121).

31. Dinh K., Gucunski N., Tran K.T., Novod A., and Nguyen T. (2021). “Full-resolution 3D imaging for concrete structures with dual-polarization GPR”, Automation in Construction, Vol. 125, 103652, pp. 11, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2021.103652 (Impact Factor: 5.669).

30. Chen R.*, Tran K.T and Wang Y.* (2020). “2D time-domain full waveform inversion of SH- and Love-waves for geotechnical site characterization” Near Surface Geophysics, https://doi.org/10.1002/nsg.12137, pp. 13, (Impact Factor: 1.186).

29. Ahmed H., La H.M., Tran K.T. (2020) “Rebar Detection and Localization for Bridge Deck Inspection and Evaluation using Deep Residual Networks” Automation in Construction, Vol. 120, 103393, pp.18, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2020.103393, (Impact Factor: 5.669).

28. Tran K.T., Nguyen D.T.*, Hiltunen D.R., Stokoe K., and Menq F. (2020) “3D full-waveform inversion in time-frequency domain: field data application”, Journal of Applied Geophysics, Vol. 178, 104078, pp. 13, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jappgeo.2020.104078, (Impact Factor: 1.975).

27. Mirzanejad M.*, Tran K.T., McVay M., Horhota D. and Wasman S. (2020), “Coupling of SPT and 3D full waveform inversion for deep site characterization” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 136, 106196, pp. 12, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2020.106196, (Impact Factor: 2.578).

26. Mirzanejad M.*, Tran K.T., McVay M., Horhota D. and Wasman S. (2020), “Sinkhole detection with 3D full seismic waveform tomography” Geophysics, Vol. 85 (5), pp. B147–B157, (Impact Factor: 2.793).

25. Tran K.T., Jalinoos F., Nguyen D.T.*, and Agrawal A. (2019), “Evaluation of bridge abutment with ultraseismic waveform tomography: field data application”, Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Springer, Vol 38 (95), pp. 13, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10921-019-0631-4, (Impact Factor: 1.950).

24. Rahimi S., Moody T, Wood C., Mofarraj B., Bernhardt M., Tran K.T., and King C. (2019), “Mapping Subsurface Conditions and Seepage Detections for an Embankment Dam Using Geophysical Methods: A Case Study of the Kinion Lake Dam”, Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, EEGS, Vol 24 (3), pp. 373–386, (Impact Factor: 3.329).

23. Mirzanejad M.* and Tran K.T., (2019), “3D Viscoelastic Full Waveform Inversion of Seismic Waves for Geotechnical Site Investigation”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 122, pp. 67-78, (Impact Factor: 2.578).

22. Tran K.T., Jalinoos F., and Agrawal A. (2019), Characterization of Concrete Pile Groups with 2-D Seismic Waveform Tomography, Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Springer, Vol. 38 (25), pp.12, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10921-019-0565-x, (Impact Factor: 1.950).

21. Tran K.T., Mirzanejad M.*, McVay M., and Horhota D. (2019), “3D Time-Domain Gauss-Newton Full Waveform Inversion for Near-Surface Site Characterization”, Geophysical Journal International, 217, pp. 206–218, (Impact Factor: 2.574).

20. Nguyen D.T.* and Tran K.T. (2018), “Site Characterization with 3-D Elastic Full Waveform Tomography”, Geophysics, SEG, Vol. 83 (5), pp. R389–R400, (Impact Factor: 2.793).

19. Tran K.T. and Sperry J.* (2018), “Application of 2-D Full Waveform Tomography on Land-streamer Data for Assessment of Roadway Subsidence”, Geophysics, Vol. 83, (3), pp. EN1–EN11 (Impact Factor: 2.793).

18. Jalinoos F., Tran K.T., Nguyen D.T. *, and Agrawal A. (2017), “Evaluation of Bridge Abutments and Bounded Wall Type Structures with Ultraseismic Waveform Tomography”, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 22(12): 04017104, pp. 13, https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0001150, (Impact Factor: 2.196).

17. Tran K.T., Wasman S., McVay M., and Herrera R. (2017) “Capacity Evaluation of Voided Driven Piles Using Embedded Data Collector”, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 54(10), pp. 1397–1407, Editor’s Choice Paper for 2017, (Impact Factor: 2.802).

16. Tran K.T. and Luke B. (2017), “Full Waveform Tomography to Resolve Desert Alluvium”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 9, pp. 1-8, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.04.018 (Impact Factor: 2.578).

15. Tran K.T., Sperry J. *, McVay M., Wasman S., and Horhota D. (2017), “Shear Wave Velocity Profiles of Roadway Substructures from Multichannel Analysis of Surface Waves and Waveform Tomography”, Journal of Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2655, pp. 36–44 (Impact Factor: 1.029).

14. Nguyen D.T. *, Tran K.T., and Gucunski N. (2017), “Detection of Bridge Deck Delamination Using Full Ultrasonic Waveform Tomography”, Journal of Infrastructure Systems, ASCE, Vol. 23(2): 04016027, pp. 9 (Impact Factor: 1.538).

13. Tran K.T., McVay M., Nguyen D.T. *, and Wasman S. (2016), “Evaluation of Drilled Shaft Capacity Using Embedded Sensors and Statnamic Testing”, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 21(11):04016075, pp. 13, (Impact Factor: 2.196).

12. Sullivan B. W. *, Tran K.T, and Logston B. (2016), “Characterization of Abandoned Mine Voids Under Roadway Using Land-streamer Seismic Waves”, Journal of Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2580, pp. 71-79, (Impact Factor: 1.029).

11. Nguyen D.T. *, Tran K.T., and McVay M. (2016), “Evaluation of Unknown Foundations Using Surface-Based Full Waveform Tomography”, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 21 (5): 04016013, pp: 10, (Impact Factor: 2.196).

10. Tran K.T., McVay M., Horhota D., Faraone M., and Sullivan B.W. * (2014), “Seismic Waveform Tomography at a Site with Open Chimneys”, Journal of Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2433, pp. 10-17, (Impact Factor: 1.029).

9. Tran K.T., McVay M., Horhota D., and Faraone M. (2013), “Sinkhole Detection Using 2D Full Seismic Waveform Tomography”, Geophysics, SEG, Vol. 78 (5), pp. R175–R183, (Impact Factor: 2.793).

8. Tran K.T. and McVay M. (2012), “Site Characterization Using Gauss-Newton Inversion of 2-D Full Seismic Waveform in Time Domain”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 43, pp. 16-24, (Impact Factor: 2.578).

7. Tran K.T. and Hiltunen DR. (2012), “One-Dimensional Inversion of Full Waveform Using Genetic Algorithm”, Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, EEGS, Vol. 17 (4), pp. 197-213 (Impact Factor: 3.329).

6. Tran K.T. and Hiltunen D.R. (2012), “Two-Dimensional Inversion of Full Waveform Using Simulated Annealing”, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 138(9), pp. 1075-1090, (Impact Factor: 2.701).

5. Tran K.T., McVay M., Herrera R., and Lai P. (2012a), “Estimating Static Tip Resistance of Driven Piles with Bottom Pile Instrumentation”, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 49, pp. 381–393, (Impact Factor: 2.802).

4. Tran K.T., McVay M., Herrera R., and Lai P. (2012b), “Estimation of Nonlinear Static Skin Friction on Multiple Pile Segments Using Measured Hammer Impact Response at the Top and Bottom of the Pile”, Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier, Vol. 41, pp. 79-89, (Impact Factor: 3.818).

3. Tran K.T. and Hiltunen D.R. (2012), “Inversion of Combined Surface and Borehole First-Arrival Time”, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 138 (3), pp. 272-280, (Impact Factor: 2.701).

2. Tran K.T., McVay M., Herrera R., and Lai P. (2011), “A New Method for Estimating Driven Pile Static Skin Friction with Instrumentation at the Top and Bottom of the Pile”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, Vol. 31 (9), pp. 1285-1295, (Impact Factor: 2.578).

1. Tran K.T. and Hiltunen D.R. (2011), “Inversion of First-Arrival Time Using Simulated Annealing”, Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, EEGS, Vol. 16, pp. 25-35, (Impact Factor: 3.329).