Publications

REFEREED JOURNAL PAPERS

  • J. Wan, C. Zhu; J. Hu, T. C. Zhang; D. Richter-Egger, X. Feng, A. Zhou, and T. Tao, Zirconium-Loaded Magnetic Interpenetrating Network Chitosan/Poly(vinyl alcohol) Hydrogels for Phosphorus Recovery from the Aquatic Environment, Applied Surface Science, Vol. 423, pp. 484-491, 2017.
  • H. Sharma, A. Torres, Y. Kim, J. Hu, V. Sriraman and J. Ellis, Building a Simplified LCI Prediction Model for Concrete Mixtures by Assessing Available Validated Data, Journal of Sustainable Construction and Material Technologies, Accepted June 2017.

  • J. Hu, I. Levi Souza and F. Cortês Genarini, Engineering and Environmental Performance of Eco-Efficient Self Consolidating Concrete (Eco-SCC) with Low Powder Content and Recycled Concrete Aggregate, Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 2-11, 2017.

  • A. Torres, and J. Hu, "An Alternate Test Method for the Void Content of Pervious Concrete", Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 24-45, 2016.

  • A. Torres, J. Hu, and A. Ramos, “The Effect of the Cementitious Paste Thickness on the Performance of Pervious Concrete”, Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 95, pp. 850-859, 2015.

  • H. Kim, E. Humphries, J. Hu, S. Lee, and M. Lee, “Tight Budgets and Roadway Maintenance: The Need for Further Study of the Conversion/Reconversion Scenario for Low-Volume Roadways”, International Journal of Highway Engineering, Vol.17, No.3, pp.1-12, 2015.
  • A. Kotwal, Y. Kim, J. Hu, and V. Sriraman, “Characterization and Early Age Physical Properties of Ambient Cured Geopolymer Mortar Based on Class C Fly Ash“, International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials, August 2014.
  • J. Hu, K. Wang, and F. Bektas, “Monitoring of Joint Cracking Development in Concrete Pavement with Concrete Embedment Strain Gages”, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publications on Sustainable Civil Infrastructures: Innovative Technologies and Materials, GSP 246, July 2014.
  • J. Hu, S. Lee, Y. Kim and M. Mahgoub, “Inspection and Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Bridge with Environmental Deterioration”, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publications on Climatic Effects on Pavement and Geotechnical Infrastructure, pp. 193-203, March 2014.
  • J. Hu, Z. Ge, and K. Wang, “Influence of Cement Fineness and Water-to-Cement Ratio on Mortar Early-Age Heat of Hydration and Set Times”, Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 657-663, 2014.
  • J. Hu, Z. Wang and Y. Kim, “Feasibility Study of using Fine Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Producing Self-Consolidation Concrete”, Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 20-34, 2013.
  • J. Hu, K. Wang, and J. A. Gaunt, “Behavior and Mix Design Development of Concrete Made with Recycled Aggregate from Deconstructed Lead-Contaminated Masonry Materials”, Construction and Building Materials, Vol.40, pp. 1184-1192, 2013.
  • J. Hu, K. Wang and Z. Ge, “Study of Concrete Thermal Properties for Sustainable Pavement Design”, Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 126-137, 2012.
  • Y. Kim, T.G. Harmon, J. Hu and S. Lee, “Mechanical Properties of Aerated Lightweight Aggregate Concrete”, Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 64, No. 3, pp. 189-199, 2012.
  • V. Sriraman, and J. Hu, “Preparing the Next Generation Concrete Construction Professionals – the Concrete Industry Management Degree”, World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 53-58, 2012.
  • Y. Kim, J. Hu, S. Lee, B. J. Broughton, “Prediction of Compressive Strength of Aerated Lightweight Aggregate Concrete by Artificial Neural Network”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 84-85, pp. 177-182, 2011.
  • J. Hu, K. Wang, J. A. Gaunt, “Sequestering Lead by Utilizing Lead-Based Paint (LBP) – Contaminated Masonry Materials as Recycled Aggregate in Portland Cement Concrete”, Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management, Vol. 37, No.4, pp. 260-272, 2011.
  • J. Hu, and K. Wang, “Effect of Coarse Aggregate Characteristics on Concrete Rheology”, Journal of Construction and Building Materials, vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 1196-1204, 2011.
  • S. Lee, J. Hu, H. Kim, S. N. Amirkhanian, and K. Jeong, “Aging Analysis of Rubberized Asphalt Binders and Mixes Using Gel Permeation Chromatography”, Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 1485-1490, 2011.
  • Y. Kim, J. Hu, S. Lee, B. J. Broughton, “Prediction of Compressive Strength of Aerated Lightweight Aggregate Concrete by Artificial Neural Network”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 84-85, pp. 177-182, Green Power, Materials and Manufacturing Technology and Applications (GPMMTA), 2011.
  • Q. Xu, M. Ruiz, J. Hu, K. Wang, and R. Rasmussen, “Modeling Hydration Properties and Temperature Developments of Early-Age Concrete Pavement Using Calorimetry Tests”, Thermochimica Acta, Vol. 512, No. 1-2, pp. 76-85, 2011.
  • Y. Kim, J. Hu, S. Lee, and B. You, “Mechanical Properties of Fiber Reinforced Lightweight Concrete Containing Surfactant” Advances in Civil Engineering, Vol. 2010, pp. 1-8, 2010.
  • J. Hu, K. Wang, and J. A. Gaunt, “Recycling Lead-Based Paint Contaminated Deconstructed Masonry Materials as Aggregate for Portland Cement Concrete – A Cost Effective and Environmental Friendly Approach”, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Vol. 54, No. 12, pp. 1453-1460, 2010.
  • J. Hu, K. Wang, and Z. Ge, “Study of the Mechanical Properties of Iowa Concrete Pavement for use in the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG)”, Geotechnical Special Publication on Paving Materials and Pavement Analysis, No. 203 GSP, pp. 169-175, 2010.
  • Q. Xu, J. Hu, J. M. Ruiz, K. Wang, and Z. Ge, “Isothermal Calorimetry Tests and Modeling of Cement Hydration Parameters”, Thermochimica Acta, Vol. 499, No. 1-2, pp. 91-99, 2010.
  • J. Hu and K. Wang, “Effects of Size and Uncompacted Voids of Aggregate on Mortar Flow Ability,” Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 75-85, 2007.
  • K. Wang and J. Hu, “Use of a Moisture Sensor for Monitoring the Effect of Mixing Procedure on Uniformity of Concrete Mixtures,” Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 371-384, 2005.
  • K. Wang, S. M. Schlorholtz, J. Hu and S. Zhang, “Investigation into Flow Property Measurements of Low-Slump Concrete Using Vibrating Slope Apparatus (VSA)”, ASTM International Journal, Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 187-204, 2005. 

REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS

  • J. Hu, E. Humphries, and A. Kotwal, “Optimizing Concrete Pavement Type Selection Based on Life Cycle Cost Analysis”, International Concrete Sustainability Conference, Miami, FL, May 11-13, 2015.
  • J. Ellis, J. Hu and V. Sriraman, “Modeling the Life-Cycle Impact (LCI) of Concrete through Comparative Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)”, International Concrete Sustainability Conference, Miami, FL, May 11-13, 2015.
  • D. Holt, M. Londa, M. Snead, M. Mullen, P. Bateman, J. Hu and R. Pierson, “Evaluation of the Effect of Recycled Tire Rubber as Fine Aggregate Replacement on Concrete Properties”, International Concrete Sustainability Conference, Miami, FL, May 11-13, 2015.
  • A. Torres, J. Hu, and A. Ramos, “The Effect of the Cementitious Paste Thickness on the Performance of Pervious Concrete”, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, August 5-8, 2014.
  • J. Hu, S. Siddiqui, D. Fowler, and D. Whitney, “Experiences and Perceptions of Two-Lift Concrete Paving”, Geohubei 2014, Yichang, China, July 2014.
  • J. Hu, A. Ortiz, and V. Sriraman, “Implementing PBL in a Concrete Construction Course”, ASEE Annual Convention, Indianapolis, IN, June 2014.
  • J. Hu, S. Siddiqui, D. Fowler, and D. Whitney, “Two-Lift Concrete Paving – Case Studies and Reviews from Sustainability, Cost Effectiveness and Construction Perspectives”, 93rd Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington D.C., January 12-16, 2014.
  • P. Rose, B. Aaron, D.E. Tamir, L. Lu, J. Hu, and H. Shi, “Supervised Computer-vision Based Sensing of Concrete Bridges for Crack Detection and Assessment”, 93rd Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington D.C., January 12-16, 2014.
  • J. Hu, Y. Kim and S. Lee, “Behavior of Self-Consolidation Concrete with Recycled Concrete Aggregate”, Fifth North American Conference on the Design and Use of Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC2013), Chicago, IL, May 2013.
  • J. Hu, V. Sriraman and Y. Wang, “Challenges and Experiences in Teaching a Concrete Problems Diagnosis and Repair Course”, ASEE Annual Convention, San Antonio, TX, June 2012.
  • J. Hu, D. Hahn, W. Rudzinski, Z. Wang and L. Estrada, “Inspection of Texas Concrete Bridge Pillars with Suspected Microbial-Induced Deterioration”, 91st Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January, 2012.
  • J. Hu, Z. Wang, and Y. Kim, “Feasibility Study of Using Recycled-Concrete Fine Aggregate in Self Consolidation Concrete”, 2011 Concrete Sustainability Conference, Boston, MA, August 9-11, 2011.
  • V. Sriraman, and J. Hu, “A New Construction Related Degree at Texas State University-San Marcos”, 2011 Conference for Industry & Education Collaboration (CIEC), San Antonio, February 2-4, 2011.
  • J. Hu, K. Wang, J. A. Gaunt, “Design Concrete with Recycled Lead-Contaminated Deconstructed Masonry Materials as Aggregate”, International Conference on Sustainable Urbanization (ICSU 2010), Hong Kong, China, 15-17 December, 2010.
  • J. Hu, K. Wang, and Z. Ge, “Study of Iowa PCC Thermal Properties for Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design”, Proceedings of the 2009 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, Ames, Iowa, August 2009.
  • Q. Xu, M. Ruiz, K. Wang, J. Hu, S. I. Garber, and R. O. Rasmussen, Evaluating Hydration Characteristics and HIPERPAV Prediction of Temperature Development in Early-Age Concrete Pavement, 88th Annual TRB Meeting, Washington D.C., January 2009.
  • J. Hu and K. Wang, “Effects of Aggregate on Flow Properties of Mortar,” Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, Ames, Iowa, August 2005.
  • J. Hu, J. Fu, J. Herman and J. Ma, “Concrete Electromagnetic Properties Study Using Open-ended Coaxial Probe Method,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), Osaka, Japan, July 2001. 

Project Reports

  • J. Hu, Y. Kim, and S. Lee, “Synthesis on Cost-Effectiveness of Extradosed Bridges: Technical Report”, FHWA/TX-12/0-6729-1, 2016, http://tti.tamu.edu/documents/0-6729-1.pdf.
  • Y. Kim, J. Hu, S. Lee, A. R. Kotwal, and J. W. Dickey, “Geosynthetic Reinforced Steep Slopes”, FHWA/TX-14/0-6792-1, 2016, http://tti.tamu.edu/documents/0-6792-1.pdf.
  • J. Hu, D. Fowler, M. S. Siddiqui, and D. Whitney, “Feasibility Study of Two-Lift Concrete Paving”, FHWA/TX-14/0-6149-1, 2014, http://tti.tamu.edu/documents/0-6149-1.pdf.
  • S. Ryu, P. Choi, W. Zhou, S. Saraf, S. Senadheera, J. Hu, S. Siggiqui, D. Fowler, M. C. Won, “Optimizing Concrete Pavement Type Selection Based on Aggregate Availability”, FHWA/TX-13-0-6681-1, http://www.depts.ttu.edu/techmrtweb/Reports/Complete Reports/0-6681-1 Final.pdf
  • J. Hu, D. Hahn, W. Rudzinski, Z. Wang, and L. Estrada, “Evaluation, Presentation and Repair of Microbial Acid-Produced Attack of Concrete”, FHWA/TX-11/0-6137-1, 2011, http://tti.tamu.edu/documents/0-6137-1.pdf.
  • K. Wang, J. Hu, F. Bektas, P. Taylor, and H. Ceylan, “Impact of Low Shrinkage Mixes on Late-age Random Cracking in Pavements with Use of Early Entry Sawing”, IHRB, February 2009, http://www.intrans.iastate.edu/reports/sawing.pdf.
  • K. Wang, J. M. Ruiz, J. Hu, Z. Ge, Q. Xu, J. Grove, R. Rasmussen, and T. Ferragut, “Developing a Simple and Rapid Test for Monitoring the Heat Evolution of Concrete, Mixtures for both Laboratory and Field Applications-Phase III”, FHWA DTFH-61-06-H-00011, http://www.intrans.iastate.edu/research/documents/research-reports/CalorimeterReportPhaseIII.pdf.
  • K. Wang, J. Gaunt, and J. Hu, “Sequestering Lead in Paint by Utilizing Deconstructed Masonry Materials as Recycled Aggregate in Concrete”, Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP), Department of Defense's (DoD) corporate environmental research and development (R&D) program, Project SI 1548, May 2008, http://www.serdp.org/Research/upload/SI-1548-FR.pdf.
  • K. Wang, J. Hu, and Z. Ge, “Task 4: Testing Iowa Portland Cement Concrete Mixtures for the AASHTO Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Procedure”, Iowa Department of Transportation, (CTRE Project 06-270), May 2008, http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/reports/mepdg_testing.pdf.
  • K. Wang, J. Hu, and Z. Ge, Task 6: Material Thermal Input for Iowa Materials for the AASHTO Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Procedure, May 2008, Iowa Department of Transportation (CTRE Project 06-272), 
  • http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/reports/mepdg-task6.pdf.
  • K. Wang, S. P. Shah, D. J. White, J. Gray, T. Voigt, G. Lu, J. Hu, C. Halverson, and B. Y. Pekmezci, “Self-Consolidating Concrete - Applications for Slip Form Paving, Phase I”, November 2005, FHWA Transportation Pooled Fund Study TPF-5(098), http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/reports/scc_pave.pdf.
  • S. Schlorholtz, K. Wang, J. Hu, S. Zhang, “Materials and Mix Optimization Procedures for PCC Pavements”, IHRB Project TR-484, Iowa DOT (CTRE Project 02-116), Federal Highway Administration (Project 3), March 2006, http://www.ctre.iastate.edu/reports/materials_optimization_web.pdf.

 HOSTED WORKSHOPS

  • J. Hu, and D. Fowler, “Two-Lift Concrete Paving”, Austin, TX, May 23rd, 2013, http://blogs.utexas.edu/ctr/2013/07/18/2lcp-workshop/

 INVITED TALKS 

  • J. Hu, "Development of Eco-Efficient Self Consolidating Concrete (Eco-SCC) with Recycled Concrete Aggregate (RCA)", UKC 2016, Dallas, TX, August 10-13, 2016.
  • J. Hu, "Behavior of Self-Consolidation Concrete with Recycled Concrete Aggregate", Hunan University, Changsha, China, July 24, 2014.
  • J. Hu, "Behavior of Self-Consolidation Concrete with Recycled Concrete Aggregate", Xiamen Academy of Building Research Group Co. LTD, Xianmen, China, July 16, 2014.
  • J. Hu, K. Wang, and J. Gaunt, "Recycling Lead-Based Paint Contaminated Deconstructed Masonry Materials as Aggregate for Portland Cement Concrete – A Cost Effective and Environmental Friendly Approach", 2013 ASCE CI Summit, Dallas, Texas, September 2013.
  • J. Hu, 2010 TACA Environmental Seminar, Recycling Lead-Based Paint Contaminated Deconstructed Masonry Materials as Aggregate for Portland Cement Concrete – A Cost Effective and Environmental Friendly Approach, San Antonio, September, 2010
  • J. Hu, "Concrete Rheology Modeling Based on Mix Design and Material Properties", Southeast University, Nanjing, China, May 2007.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • J. Hu, B. Ledsinger, and Y. Kim, “Development of Eco-Efficient Self Consolidating Concrete (Eco-SCC) with Recycled Concrete Aggregate”, 8th International RILEM Symposium on Self-Compacting Concrete and 6th North American Conference on Design and Use of Self-Consolidating Concrete, Washington, DC, May 15-18, 2016.
  • J. Hu, E. Humphries, and A. Kotwal, “Optimizing Concrete Pavement Type Selection Based on Life Cycle Cost Analysis”, International Concrete Sustainability Conference, Miami, FL, May 11-13, 2015.
  • J. Ellis, J. Hu and V. Sriraman, “Modeling the Life-Cycle Impact (LCI) of Concrete through Comparative Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)”, International Concrete Sustainability Conference, Miami, FL, May 11-13, 2015.
  • D. Holt, M. Londa, M. Snead, M. Mullen, P. Bateman, J. Hu and R. Pierson, “Evaluation of the Effect of Recycled Tire Rubber as Fine Aggregate Replacement on Concrete Properties”, International Concrete Sustainability Conference, Miami, FL, May 11-13, 2015.
  • B. Ledsinger, and J. Hu, “Eco-SCC with Recycled Concrete Aggregate”, Undergraduate Research, ACI Spring 2015 Convention, Kansas City, MO, April, 2015.
  • Torres, J. Hu, and A. Ramos, “The Effect of the Cementitious Paste Thickness on the Performance of Pervious Concrete”, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, August 5-8, 2014.
  • J. Hu, S. Siddiqui, D. Fowler, and D. Whitney, “Experiences and Perceptions of Two-Lift Concrete Paving”, Geohubei 2014, Yichang, China, July 2014.
  • Ramos, A. Torres, and J. Hu, “Correlation of the Cementitous Paste Thickness to the Performance Properties of Pervious Concrete”, Texas State University Undergraduate Research Conference, San Marcos, TX, April 25, 2014.
  • J. Hu, S. Siddiqui, D. Fowler, and D. Whitney, “Two-Lift Concrete Paving – Case Studies and Reviews from Sustainability, Cost Effectiveness and Construction Perspectives”, 93rd Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington D.C., January 12-16, 2014.
  • P. Rose, B. Aaron, D.E. Tamir, L. Lu, J. Hu, and H. Shi, “Supervised Computer-vision Based Sensing of Concrete Bridges for Crack Detection and Assessment”, 93rd Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington D.C., January 12-16, 2014.
  • J. Hu, Y. Kim and S. Lee, “Behavior of Self-Consolidation Concrete with Recycled Concrete Aggregate”, Fifth North American Conference on the Design and Use of Self-Consolidating Concrete (SCC2013), Chicago, IL, May 2013.
  • J. Hu, Y. Kim and S. Lee, “Behavior of Self-Consolidation Concrete with Recycled Concrete Aggregate”, ACI Spring Convention, Committee 555 – Concrete with Recycled Materials, Minneapolis, MN, April 2013.
  • J. Hu, D. Hahn, W. Rudzinski, Z. Wang and L. Estrada, “Inspection of Texas Concrete Bridge Pillars with Suspected Microbial-Induced Deterioration”, 91st Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January, 2012.
  • J. Hu, Z. Wang, and Y. Kim, “Feasibility Study of Using Recycled-Concrete Fine Aggregate in Self Consolidation Concrete”, 2011 Concrete Sustainability Conference, Boston, MA, August 9-11, 2011.
  • J. Hu, K. Wang, J. A. Gaunt, “Design Concrete with Recycled Lead-Contaminated Deconstructed Masonry Materials as Aggregate”, International Conference on Sustainable Urbanization (ICSU 2010), Hong Kong, China, 15-17 December, 2010.
  • J. Hu, K. Wang, and Z. Ge, “Study of Iowa PCC Thermal Properties for Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design”, Proceedings of the 2009 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, Ames, Iowa, August 2009.
  • Q. Xu, M. Ruiz, K. Wang, J. Hu, S. I. Garber, and R. O. Rasmussen, Evaluating Hydration Characteristics and HIPERPAV Prediction of Temperature Development in Early-Age Concrete Pavement, 88th Annual TRB Meeting, Washington D.C., January 2009.
  • K. Wang, and J. Hu, “AASHTO Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Procedure”, 2008 North-Central M-E PDG User Group Meeting, Ames, IA, February 2008.
  • J. Hu and K. Wang, “Effects of Aggregate on Flow Properties of Mortar,” Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, Ames, Iowa, August 2005.
  • J. Hu, J. Fu, J. Herman and J. Ma, “Concrete Electromagnetic Properties Study Using Open-ended Coaxial Probe Method,” Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS), Osaka, Japan, July 2001.