Xuan 'Peter' Zhu portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Civil And Environmental Engin
801-585-7961

Publications

  • Ali Tarokh, Roman Y Makhnenko, Kiseok Kim, Xuan Zhu, John S Popovics, Branimir Segvic & Dustin E Sweet (2020). Influence of CO2 injection on the poromechanical response of Berea sandstone. Elsevier. Vol. 95, 102959. Published, 04/01/2020.
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/...
  • FRANCESCO LANZA DI SCALEA, ALBERT YI-LING LIANG, SIMONE STERNINI, MARGHERITA CAPRIOTTI, DIPTOJIT DATTA, XUAN ZHU & ROBERT WILSON (2019). Ultrasonic Identification of Rail Tracks from Natural Wheel Excitations: Potential for High-Speed and High-Redundancy Rail Inspection. International Workshop of Structural Health Monitoring 2019. Published, 10/01/2019.
    http://www.dpi-proceedings.com/index.php/shm2019/a...
  • Xuan Zhu, HONGJIE HU, SIMONE STERNINI, SHENG XU & FRANCESCO LANZA DI SCALEA (2019). Stretchable ultrasonic transducer arrays for three-dimensional imaging on complex surfaces. International Workshop of Structural Health Monitoring. Published, 10/01/2019.
    http://www.dpi-proceedings.com/index.php/shm2019/a...
  • Albert Liang, Simone Sternini, Margherita Capriotti, Xuan Zhu, Francesco Lanza di Scalea & Robert Wilson (2019). Passive extraction of Green's function of solids and application to high-speed rail inspection. Vol. 10970. SPIE Smart Structures & Nondestructive Evaluation. Published, 03/23/2019.
    https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proc...

Research Keywords

  • Intelligent Infrastructure
  • Experimental Mechanics
  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Non-destructive Evaluation
  • Ultrasonic Guided Waves
  • Nonlinear vibrational/acoustical material characterization
  • Ultrasound imaging
  • High-speed rail
  • Geological Storage of CO2

Presentations

  • TRB poster session: Vibration-Based Longitudinal Rail Stress Estimation Exploiting Contactless Measurement and Machine Learning (Rail Safety IDEA 41) . Other, Presented, 01/14/2020.
  • FHWA Aurora Board Meeting - Roadway Ice/snow detection using a novel infrared thermography technology. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/09/2019.
  • UTA - Nondestructive Evaluation & Structural Health Monitoring of Rail Tracks, and more. Other, Presented, 09/26/2019.
  • International Workshop of Structural Health Monitoring ULTRASONIC IDENTIFICATION OF RAIL TRACKS FROM NATURAL WHEEL EXCITATIONS: POTENTIAL FOR HIGH-SPEED AND HIGH-REDUNDANCY RAIL INSPECTION . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/17/2019.
  • Stretchable Ultrasonic Transducer Arrays for Three-Dimensional Imaging on Complex Surfaces . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/17/2019.
  • Utah DOT - Ice/snow detection with infrared thermography at high-speed intersections. Other, Presented, 08/15/2019.
  • 46th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation QNDE 2019  July 14-19, 2019, Portland, OR, USA Nonlinear Vibrational/Ultrasonic Evaluation of Carbon-Treated Berea Sandstone . Other, Presented, 07/17/2019.
  • 46th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation QNDE 2019  July 14-19, 2019, Portland, OR, USA Effect of Stress on Impact-Based Vibration Response in Steel Rails . Other, Presented, 07/16/2019.
  • GSCO2 final meeting Nonlinear Vibrational/Ultrasonic Evaluation of Carbon-Treated Berea Sandstone . Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/21/2019.
  • SPIE Smart structures and NDE Passive Extraction of Green’s Function of Solids and Application to High-speed Rail Inspection. Other, Presented, 03/27/2019.
  • 2019 TRB Committee meeting presentation. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/16/2019.
  • NDE/NDT Structural Materials Technology for Highways and Bridges (SMT) and the International Symposium on Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDT-CE) 2018 Poster session . Other, Presented, 08/28/2018.

Research Groups

  • Xiangdong He, Graduate Student. 08/15/2020 - present.
  • Adrian Porras, Undergraduate Student. Civil and Environmental Engineering. 09/02/2019 - 12/11/2020.
  • Yuning Wu, Graduate Student. Civil and Environmental Engineering. 08/26/2019 - present.

Research Equipment and Testing Expertise

  • AVIO R450 Pro infrared camera. Contact: Peter Zhu , 801-585-7961 , 110 Central Campus Dr..