AMANDA C. BORDELON portrait

Research Keywords

  • Air Pollution
  • Fiber Reinforced Concrete
  • Fracture Analysis or Mechanics
  • Pavements
  • Materials Testing
  • X-ray micro CT
  • Image Processing
  • Cement and Concrete Chemistry
  • Concrete Structure
  • Transportation Engineering (Environmental Impacts)
  • Solid Waste Disposal

Presentations

  • Min Ook Kim and Amanda Bordelon. "“Crack Widths of a Thin Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Overlay due to Temperature Gradients” ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute June 16-19, 2015 Stanford University. accepted for presentation 1/28/2015. Conference Paper, Refereed, Submitted, 11/15/2014.
  • Min Ook Kim. “Crack Widths of a Thin Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Overlay due to Temperature Gradients” ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference. Other, Submitted, 11/15/2015.
  • Min Ook Kim. “Numerical Study on the Cracking Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Overlay Subjected to Temperature Loading” ASCE Cold Regions Engineering Conference. Other, Accepted, 11/06/2014.
  • “Smog-Eating Concrete” Utah Society of Professional Engineers Continuing Education seminar. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/03/2014.
  • “What is New About Concrete” ASCE Utah Branch luncheon seminar. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/17/2014.
  • "How to use FRC in Concrete Pavements" 11th Annual Concrete Pavement Workshop, Utah Chapter ACPA, Salt Lake City, UT. Other, Presented, 01/19/2012.
  • “Smog-Eating Concrete” 6th Annual University of Utah ACI Student Chapter Concrete Symposium. Other, Presented, 03/13/2014.
  • “Current Pozzolans and Recycled Materials Used in Concrete Pavements” Utah Chapter ACPA’s Annual Concrete Pavement Workshop Program. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/05/2014.
  • Min Ook Kim. “Cracking Behavior from Accelerated Internal Expansion on Concrete Patch Repairs”, Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting, Evaluation and Maintenance Methods for Highway Structures, presentation #14-4299. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/14/2014.
  • "What is New About Concrete" ASCE Utah Branch Luncheon Seminar, April 17, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 12/2013.
  • “Smog-Eating Concrete” 6th Annual University of Utah ACI Student Chapter Concrete Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT, March 13, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 12/2013.
  • “Engineering Concrete in a New Era” University of Utah Chemical Engineering Graduate Seminar, Salt Lake City, UT, February 26, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 11/08/2013.
  • Presented by Uma Ramasamy. "Influence of Pumice on Calcium Hydroxide Content in an Aggressive Alkali-Silica Reaction". Research-in-Progress Session, ACI International Fall 2013 Convention. Other, Presented, 10/21/2013.
  • “Current Pozzolans and Recycled Materials Used in Concrete Pavements” Utah Chapter ACPA’s Annual Concrete Pavement Workshop Program, Salt Lake City, UT, February 5, 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 08/2013.
    http://www.utahacpa.com/
  • Presented by Min Ook Kim. "A Total Fracture Energy Method to Quantify FRC Performance" Applications of Fracture Mechanics in Concrete Session, ACI International Spring 2013 Convention, Minneapolis, MN. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/16/2013.
  • Presented by Jem Locquiao. "Shrinkage and Durability of Blended Cements Containing Reactive Magnesia", National Conference on Undergraduate Research, LaCrosse, WI. Other, Presented, 04/2013.
  • "Thin Concrete Overlay Pavements and Use of Fiber-Reinforcement", UDOT Annual Conference, October 2012. Other, Presented, 10/30/2012.
    http://www.udot.utah.gov/main/f?p=100:pg:0::::V,T:...
  • "Using fiber-reinforcement in concrete for thin overlays, parking lots and pavements" APWA Annual Conference, October 2012. Other, Presented, 10/02/2012.
  • "A Total Fracture Energy Method to Quantify FRC Performance". Applications of Fracture Mechanics in Concrete Session, ACI International Convention, Minneapolis, MN, Spring 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 08/02/2012.
  • “Distribution of Fiber-Reinforcement in Thin Concrete Overlays” 10th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Quebec City, Quebec, July 2012. Conference Paper, Refereed, Submitted, 04/30/2011.
  • "Characterizing Dispersion and Orientation of Synthetic Fibers in Concrete Pavements", 3rd Workshop on Innovations and Modeling for Sustainable and Resilient Concrete Pavements, Lac Delage, Quebec, Canada, July 2012. Other, Presented, 07/05/2012.
    http://www.concretepavements.org/3rdworkshop/
  • “The ring test: What are the challenges?” 16th Annual Utah Chapter ACPA Concrete Pavement Workshop. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/24/2017.
  • "Shrinkage Testing" National Concrete Consortium April 26, 2017, Salt Lake City. Requested talk Oct 2016. Student Jafar Allahham to present. Invited Talk/Keynote, Other, 10/2016.
  • “Age-Dependent Flexural Properties of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Used in Thin Overlays” 11th International Conference on Concrete Pavements. Presented as Poster, San Antonio TX. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2016.
  • “C is for Concrete, It's Good Enough for Me” Women in Architecture Pecha Kucha Night. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 03/2016.
  • “Smog-Eating Concrete with TiO2” Global Change and Sustainability Center Think Tank Mixer. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/20/2016.
  • “Fiber Effect on Interfacial Bond Between Concrete and Fiber-Reinforced Mortar” 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (#16-3895). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/10/2016.
  • “Pumice and Waste Glass Dust to Reduce ASR” ACI Convention Session on Natural Pozzolans for Sustainable Construction. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/11/2015.
  • “Age-Dependent Flexural Properties of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Used in Thin Overlays” 11th International Conference on Concrete Pavements. Conference Paper, Refereed, Submitted, 10/18/2015.
  • Min Ook Kim. “Numerical Study on the Cracking Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Overlay Subjected to Temperature Loading” ASCE Cold Regions Engineering Conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/21/2015.
  • “Engineering Concrete in a New Era” University of Utah Nuclear Engineering Graduate Seminar. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/04/2015.

Research Equipment and Testing Expertise

  • Concrete/mortar mixers: one 9 cf, four 2 cf mixers, and one 12 qt mixer. Contact: Amanda Bordelon , 801-581-3578 .
  • Freeze-Thaw Chamber for cycling between temperatures of 0 to 40C. Contact: Amanda Bordelon , 801-581-3578 .
  • NOx Analyzer and Photo-catalytic reaction cell. Contact: Amanda Bordelon , 801-581-3578 .
  • Wedge Split Tension Fracture Cube Testing Setup. Contact: Amanda Bordelon , 801-581-3578 .

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Austria
  • Chile
    Thin Concrete Pavements.
  • Germany
    was at a study abroad and internship in asphalt/aggregate lab for 7 weeks in 2003.
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
    Ultra Thin Continuous (no joints) Fiber Reinforced Overlays.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Alternative in-situ water-cement meter using a parallel-plate capacitor concept. PI: Amanda Bordelon. Mountain Plains Consortium, 04/2016 - present. Total project budget to date: $30,838.00
  • Law Building. PI: Amanda Bordelon. Alternative Visions Fund of the Chicago Community Trust, 07/2015 - present. Total project budget to date: $12,270.00
  • FAILURE ANALYSIS OF LIGHT POLE. PI: Amanda Bordelon. UT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIO, 04/01/2014 - 06/12/2014. Total project budget to date: $40,000.00
  • WATER-CEMENT RATIO. PI: BORDELON,AMANDA C. UT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIO, 08/19/2015 - 12/15/2016. Total project budget to date: $30,948.00
  • RESTRAINED SHRINKAGE. PI: BORDELON,AMANDA C. UT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIO, 10/03/2014 - 12/31/2016. Total project budget to date: $18,767.00
  • MATCH FOR 54503167 (TiO2). PI: BORDELON,AMANDA C. NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, 05/01/2014 - 07/31/2018. Total project budget to date: $36,157.00
  • MPC - LONGEVITY OF AIR POLLUTI. PI: BORDELON,AMANDA C. NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, 05/01/2014 - 07/31/2018. Total project budget to date: $33,484.00
  • MPC - SHRINKAGE CRACKS OF BRID. PI: BORDELON,AMANDA C. NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, 05/01/2014 - 07/31/2018. Total project budget to date: $18,668.00
  • IMAGING SEGMENTATION. PI: BORDELON,AMANDA C. Co-PI(s): Gerig, Guido. UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FO, 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014. Total project budget to date: $28,000.00
  • MPC TRANSPORATION CENTER MATCH. PI: BORDELON,AMANDA C. NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, 01/07/2013 - 11/30/2015. Total project budget to date: $34,667.00
  • MPC TRANSPORATION CENTER BORDE. PI: BORDELON,AMANDA C. NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, 01/07/2013 - 11/30/2015. Total project budget to date: $33,751.00

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Efficiency of TiO2 on Construction Materials. PI: Amanda Bordelon. 05/2014 - present.
  • Experimental and Numerical Study for the Debonding Interface Between an Existing Pavement and a New Concrete Overlay. PI: Amanda Bordelon. 02/2013 - 11/2015.
  • Feasibility Study of Waste Glass Powder for Concrete Industry. PI: Amanda Bordelon. 09/2013 - 12/2014.
  • Imaging Segmentation and Analysis for Polymer Fiber Reinforced Concrete. PI: Amanda Bordelon. Co-PI(s): Guido Gerig. 08/01/2013 - 06/30/2014.
  • Use of Pumice to Reduce Alkali Silica Reaction in Concrete. PI: Paul Tikalsky. 07/2012 - 12/2013.
  • Ring Shrinkage at UDOT. PI: Amanda Bordelon. 08/2014 - present.

Publications

  • Kim, Min Ook, Amanda Bordelon. "Age-Dependent Flexural Properties of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Used in Thin Overlays", Presented for 11th ICCP 2016 Conference as poster. Published, 08/2016.
  • Kim, M.O., and Amanda Bordelon. “Fiber Effect on Interfacial Bond Between Concrete and Fiber Reinforced Mortar”, In the Journal of the Transportation Research Board: Transportation Research Record, No. 2591, 2016, pp. 11-18. **Gene Skok Award for Outstanding Paper by a Young Author. Published, 02/2016.
    http://trrjournalonline.trb.org/doi/abs/10.3141/25...
  • Bogutyn, Shannon, Catalina Arboleda, Amanda Bordelon, Paul Tikalsky. "Rejuvenation Techniques For Concrete Containing Photocatalytic TiO2 Material, " Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 96, 2015, pp. 96-101. Published, 07/31/2015.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Kim, Min Ook, and Amanda Bordelon. “Numerical Study on the Cracking Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Overlay Subjected to Temperature Loading", Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering: Developing and Maintaining Resilient Infrastructure, Editor: W.S. Guthrie, ASCE, Salt Lake City, UT, July 19, 2015, pp. 252-263. Published, 04/16/2015.
    http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/97807844793...
  • Kim, Min Ook, and Bordelon, Amanda. "Determination of Total Fracture Energy for Fiber-Reinforced Concrete", American Concrete Institute Special Publication-300CD: (CD-ROM) Fracture Mechanics Applications in Concrete, Editors: C. Gaedicke and A. Bordelon, ACI Committee 446, Farmington Hills, MI, 2015. Published, 02/2015.
    https://www.concrete.org/publications/internationa...
  • Kim, M.O., Bordelon, A., Ramasamy, U.,Pantelides, C. "Base geometry influence on impact load failure of a traffic signal pole", Engineering Structures, Vol. 123, 2016, pp. 482-489. Published, 09/15/2016.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Kim, M.O., Bordelon, A.C., Lee, M.K., and Oh, B.H. "Cracking and Failure Behavior of Patch Repari in Reinforced Concrete Members Under Rebar Corrosion" Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 107, 2016, pp. 255-263. Published, 01/16/2016.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Harrington, D. and Fick, G., "Guide to Concrete Overlays: Sustainable Solutions for Resurfacing and Rehabilitating Existing Pavements". 3rd Ed. American Concrete Pavement Association TB021.03P. May 2014. Published, 05/2014.
    http://www.cptechcenter.org/technical-library/docu...
  • Bordelon, Amanda. "Appendix: Fiber-Reinforced Concrete", In Dale S. Harrington and Randall C. Riley. Guide to Concrete Overlays of Asphalt Parking Lots, National Pavement Technology Center: Ames, IA, October 2012, pp. 49-52. Published, 11/14/2012.
    http://www.rmc-foundation.org/images/Concrete_Over...
  • Bordelon, A. and J. Roesler. "Spatial Distribution of Synthetic Fibers in Concrete with X-Ray Computed Tomography", Cement and Concrete Composites,Vol. 53, pp. 35-43. Published, 06/23/2014.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Bordelon, Amanda and Jeffery Roesler. "Distribution of Fiber-Reinforcement in Thin Concrete Overlays." Proceedings from the 10th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, Quebec City, Quebec, July 2012, pp. 545-564. Published, 07/2012.
    https://www.concretepavements.org/product/10th-int...
  • Bordelon, Amanda and Jeffery Roesler. “Fiber Reinforcement for Thin Concrete Overlays Bonded to Asphalt”. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 138, No. 4, 2012, pp. 430-435. Published, 04/2012.
    http://ascelibrary.org/teo/resource/1/jtpedi/v138/...
  • Bordelon, Amanda. “Flowable Fibrous Concrete For Thin Pavement Inlays,” Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Urbana, IL, 2011. Published, 12/2011.
    https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/29805
  • Bordelon, Amanda, and Jeffery Roesler. “Behavior of Concrete Mixtures for Thin Composite Pavements”, Proceedings from the 9th International Conference on Concrete Pavements, International Society for Concrete Pavements, Vol. 2, August 2008, pp. 591-607. Published, 08/2008.
    https://www.concretepavements.org/product/9th-inte...
  • Bordelon, Amanda and Jeffery Roesler. “Flowable Fibrous Concrete for Thin Concrete Inlays”. 1st Transportation & Development Institute Congress, March 2011, Volume 2, pg 874-883. Published, 03/2011.
    http://www.proceedings.com/11144.html
  • Bordelon, Amanda, Victor Cervantes, and Jeffery Roesler. “Fracture properties of concrete containing recycled concrete aggregates”, Magazine of Concrete Research, Vol. 61, No. 9, November 2009, pp. 665-670. Published, 11/2009.
    http://ejournals.ebsco.com.proxy2.library.uiuc.edu...
  • Bordelon, Amanda, and Jeffery Roesler. “Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Pavement Design and Material Requirements”, Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields, Ed. Erol Tutumluer and Imad L. Al-Qadi, Taylor and Francis Group: London, June 2009, pp. 717-727. Published, 06/2009.
    http://www.tandfbuiltenvironment.com/books/Bearing...
  • Bordelon, A.C., Hiller, J.E., Roesler, J.R., and Cervantes, V.G. "Investigation of ESALs versus Load Spectra for Rigid Pavement Design", ASCE T&DI 2015 AIrfield and Highway Pavement Conference. Eds. J.T.Harvey and K.F. Chou. pp. 488-499. Published, 06/2015.
    http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/97807844792...
  • Bordelon, Amanda, Jeffery Roesler, and Jacob Hiller. “Mechanistic-Empirical Design Concepts for Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements in Illinois”, Research Report for the Illinois Center of Transportation, ICT-R57, FHWA-ICT-09-052, Urbana, Illinois, July 2009. Released, 07/2009.
    http://www.ict.uiuc.edu/Publications/report files/...
  • Roesler, Jeffery, Amanda Bordelon, Anastasios Ioannides, Matthew Beyer, and Dong Wang. “Design and Concrete Material Requirements for Ultra-Thin Whitetopping”, Research Report for the Illinois Center for Transportation, R27-3A, FHWA-ICT-08-016, Urbana, Illinois, June 2008. Released, 06/2008.
    http://www.ict.uiuc.edu/Publications/report files/...
  • Bordelon, Amanda Christine. “Fracture Behavior of Concrete Materials for Rigid Pavement Systems”, MS Thesis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2007. Published, 10/2007.
    http://hdl.handle.net/2142/13722
  • Roesler, Jeffery, Glaucio Paulino, Cristian Gaedicke, Amanda Bordelon, and Kyoungsoo Park. “Fracture Behavior of Functionally Graded Concrete Materials (FGCM) for Rigid Pavements”, In the Journal of the Transportation Research Board: Transportation Research Record, No. 2037, 2007, pp. 40-49. Published, 01/2007.
    http://trb.metapress.com/content/8x15126l72781380/
  • Roesler, Jeffery, Amanda Bordelon, Cristian Gaedicke, Kyoungsoo Park, and Glaucio Paulino. “Fracture Behavior and Properties of Functionally Graded Fiber-Reinforced Concrete”, Multi-scale and Functionally Graded Materials, Ed. Paulino et al., FGM IX, Oahu Island, Hawaii, October 2006, pp. 513-518. Published, 10/2006.
    http://www.springer.com/engineering/book/978-0-735...
  • Kim, Min Ook, Amanda Bordelon. “Age-Dependent Properties of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Used in Thin Overlays” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 137, pp. 288-299. Published, 01/25/2017.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
  • Allahham, Jafar, Amanda Bordelon, Lingkun Li, and Siddartha Rayaprolu. “Review and Specification for Shrinkage Cracks of Bridge Decks”, Utah Department of Transportation Report No. UT-16.17, December 2016. Published, 12/2016.
    http://www.udot.utah.gov/main/uconowner.gf?n=32698...
  • Xiao, Ting, Brian McPherson, Feng Pan, Rich Esser, Wei Jia, and Amanda Bordelon. “Potential Chemical Impacts of CO2 Leakage on Underground Source of Drinking Water (USDWs) Assessed by Quantitative Risk Analysis” International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Vol. 50, pp. 305-316. Published, 07/2016.
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...