Here is a list of peer-reviewed journal articles published by the CU-Ideas group. You can download an article by clicking the download link. If you have difficulty reaching any one of our articles, please email us and we will send you an electronic copy by email. Electronic files for articles are provided for personal research and teaching purposes only. The journal reserves rights to distribute the articles. 

Papers on Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification

* indicates Atamturktur's graduate students

** indicates other graduate students

Brown A. and Atamturktur S. (in print), “Nonparametric Functional Calibration of Computer Models,” Statistica Sinica (Institute of Statistical Science), DoI. 10.5705/ss.202015.0344. DOWNLOAD

Prabhu, S.*, Atamturktur, S. and Cogan, S. (2017), "Model assessment in scientific computing: Considering robustness to uncertainty in input parameters. Engineering Computations, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 1700-1723. DOWNLOAD

Bi, S.**, Prabhu, S.*, Cogan, S. and Atamturktur, S. (2017), "Uncertainty Quantification Metrics with Varying Statistical Information in Model Calibration and Validation," AIAA Journal, Vol. 55, No. 10, pp. 3570-3583.  DOWNLOAD

Stevens, G.*and Atamturktur, S., (2017), "Mitigating Error and Uncertainty in Partitioned Analysis: A Review of Verification, Calibration and Validation Methods for Coupled Simulations," Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 557-571. DOWNLOAD

Stevens, G.*, Atamturktur, S., Lebensohn, R. and Kaschner, G. (2016), "Experiment-based validation and uncertainty quantification of coupled multi-scale plasticity models." Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 151-176. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S. and Farajpour, I.* (2015), “Resource Allocation for Code Development in Partitioned Models,” Engineering Computations: International Journal for Computer-Aided Engineering and Software, Vol. 32, No. 7, pp. 1981-2004. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Egeberg, M.*, Hemez, F. and Stevens, G.* (2015), "Defining Coverage of an Operational Domain Using a Modified Nearest-Neighbor Metric," Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (Elsevier), Vol. 50-51, pp. 349-361. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Liu, Z. *, Cogan, S. and Juang, C.H. (2015), “Calibration of Imprecise and Inaccurate Numerical Models Considering Fidelity and Robustness: A Multi-Objective Optimization Based Approach,”Structural and Multi-disciplinary Optimization (Springer), Vol. 51, No. 3, pp. 659-671. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S. , Hegenderfer, J.*, Williams, B. and Unal, C. (2015), "Selection Criterion Based on an Exploration-Exploitation Approach for Optimal Design of Experiments," Journal of Engineering Mechanics (ASCE), Vol. 141, No. 1. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Hegenderfer, J.*, Williams, B., Egeberg, M.* Ricardo, L. and Unal, C. (2015), “A Resource Allocation Framework for Experiment-Based Validation of Numerical Models,” Journal of Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures (Taylor & Francis), Vol. 22, No. 8, pp. 641-654. DOWNLOAD

Deng, Z, Bi, S.* and Atamturktur, S. (2014), "Stochastic Model Updating Using Distance Discrimination Analysis," Chinese Journal of   Aeronautics (Elsevier), Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 1188-1198. DOWNLOAD

Van Buren, K.*, Atamturktur, S. and Hemez, F. (2014), “Model selection through robustness and fidelity criteria: Modeling the dynamics of the CX-100 wind turbine blade,” Journal of Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (Elsevier), Vol. 43, pp. 246-259. DOWNLOAD

Prabhu, S.*, Atamturktur, S.,  Brosnan, D., Dorrance, R. and Messier, P. (2014), “Foundation Settlement Analysis of Fort Sumter National Monument: Model Development and Predictive Assessment,” Engineering Structures (Elsevier), Vol. 65, pp. 1-12. DOWNLOAD

Farajpour, I.* and Atamturktur, S. (2014), “Partitioned Analysis of Coupled Numerical Models Considering Imprecise Parameters and Inexact Models,” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 145-155. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S. and Prabhu, S.* (2013), “Simulation Based Structural Analysis of Fort Sumter considering Foundation Settlement,” Structures Magazine, May, pp. 26-29. DOWNLOAD

Hegenderfer, J.* and Atamturktur, S., (2013), “Prioritization of Code Development Efforts in Partitioned Analysis,” Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (Wiley), Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 289-306. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Williams, B., Egeberg, M.* and Unal, C. (2013), “Batch Sequential Design of Optimal Experiments for Improved Predictive Maturity in Physics-Based Modeling,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (Springer), Vol 48, No. 3, pp. 549-569. DOWNLOAD

Farajpour, I.* and Atamturktur, S. (2013), ”Error and Uncertainty Analysis of Inexact and Imprecise Computer Models,” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 407-418. DOWNLOAD

Mollineaux, M.**, Van Buren, K.*, Hemez, F. and Atamturktur, S. (2013), “Simulating the Dynamics of Wind Turbine Blades: Part I, Model Development and Verification,” Wind Energy (Wiley), Vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 694-710. DOWNLOAD

Van Buren, K.*, Mollineaux, M.**, Hemez, F. and Atamturktur, S. (2013), “Simulating the Dynamics of Wind Turbine Blades: Part II, Model Validation & Uncertainty Quantification,” Wind Energy (Wiley), Vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 741-758. DOWNLOAD

Van Buren, K.* and Atamturktur, S. (2012), “A Comparative Study: Predictive Modeling of Wind Turbine Blades,” Journal of Wind Engineering, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 235- 250. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Li, T.*, Ramage, M. and Farajpour, I.* (2012), “Load Carrying Capacity Assessment of a Scaled Masonry Dome: Simulations Validated with Non-destructive and Destructive Measurements ,” Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier), Vol. 34, pp. 418–429. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Hemez, F. and Laman, J. (2012), "Uncertainty Quantification in Model Verification and Validation as Applied to Large Scale Historic Masonry Monuments," Engineering Structures (Elsevier), Vol. 43, pp. 221-234. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S. and Sevim, B. (2012), “Seismic Performance Assessment of Masonry Tile Domes through Non-linear Finite Element Analysis,” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities (ASCE), Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 410-423. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S. and Laman, J. (2012), "Finite Element Model Correlation and Calibration of Historic Monuments: Review," Journal of Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings (Wiley), Vol. 21,No. 2, pp. 96-113. DOWNLOAD

Juang, C.H., Luo, Z.*, Atamturktur, S. and Huang, H. (2012). “Bayesian Updating of Soil Parameters for Braced Excavations Using Field Observations.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 139, No. 3, pp. 395-406. DOWNLOAD

Farajpour, I.* and Atamturktur, S. (2012), “Optimization-based Strong Coupling Procedure for Partitioned Analysis,” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 648-660. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Hemez, F., Williams, B., Tome, C. and Unal, C. (2011), “A Forecasting Metric for Predictive Modeling,” Computers and Structures (Elsevier), Vol. 89, No. 23–24, pp. 2377-2387. DOWNLOAD

Hemez, F. and Atamturktur, S. (2011), “The Dangers of Sparse Sampling for the Quantification of Margin and Uncertainty,” Journal of Reliability Engineering and System Safety (Elsevier), Vol. 96, pp.1220-1231. DOWNLOAD

Unal, C., Williams, B, Hemez, F., Atamturktur, S. and McClure, P. (2011), “Improved Best Estimate Plus Uncertainty Methodology, Including Advanced Validation Concepts, to License Evolving Nuclear Reactors,” Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 241, No. 5, pp. 1813-1833. DOWNLOAD

Sevim, B., Bayraktar, A., Altunışık, A.C., Atamturktur, S. and Birinci, F. (2011), “Finite Element Model Calibration Effects on the Earthquake Response of Masonry Arch Bridges,” Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Vol. 47, No. 7, pp. 621-634. DOWNLOAD

Sevim, B., Bayraktar, A., Altunişik, A. C., Atamturktur, S. and Birinci, F. (2011), “Assessment of Nonlinear Seismic Performance of a Restored Historical Arch Bridge Using Ambient Vibrations,” Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 63, No. 4, pp. 755-770. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S. and Boothby, T. (2010), “Stochastic Bayesian Calibration of Finite Element Models of Masonry Vaults,” Journal of Masonry Society, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 77-93. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Hemez, F. and Unal, C. (2010), "Calibration under uncertainty for finite element models of masonry monuments," (No. LA-14414). Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States). DOWNLOAD

Hemez, F., Atamturktur, S. and Unal, C. (2010), “Defining Predictive Maturity for Validated Numerical Simulations,” Computers and Structures, Vol. 88, No. 7-8, pp. 497- 505. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S. and Boothby, T. (2007), “The Development of Finite-Element Models and the Horizontal Thrust of Guastavino Domes,” Bulletin of Association for Preservation Technology, Vol. 28, No. 4, pp. 21-29. DOWNLOAD

Papers on Robustness Against Uncertainty

Khoshnevisan, S.**, Gong, W.*, Juang, C.H. and Atamturktur S. (2015), “Efficient Robust Geotechnical Design of Drilled Shafts in Clay using a Spreadsheet,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 141, No. 2. DOWNLOAD 

Gong, W.*, Huang, H., Juang, C.H., Atamturktur, S. and Brownlow, A.** (2015), “Improved Shield Tunnel Design Methodology Incorporating Design Robustness,” Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 52, No. 10, pp. 1575-1591. DOWNLOAD

Stevens, G.*, Van Buren, K*., Wheeler, E.* and Atamturktur, S.(2015), “Evaluating the Fidelity and Robustness of Calibrated Numerical Model Predictions: An Application on a Wind Turbine Blade,” Engineering Computations: International Journal for Computer-Aided Engineering and Software (Emerald), Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 621-642. DOWNLOAD

Liu, Z.*, Atamturktur, S. and Juang, C.H. (2014), “Reliability based Multi-objective Robust Design Optimization of Steel Moment Resisting Frame Considering Spatial Variability of Connection Parameters,”Engineering Structures (Elsevier), Vol. 76, pp. 393-403. DOWNLOAD

Juang, C.H., Wang, L.*, Hsieh, H.S. and Atamturktur, S. (2014), “Robust Geotechnical Design of Braced Excavations in Clays,” Structural Safety (Elsevier), Vol. 49, pp. 37-44. DOWNLOAD

Wang, L.*, Juang, C.H., Atamturktur, S., Gong, W.*, Khoshnevisan, S.* and Hsieh, H.S. (2014), "Optimization of Design of Supported Excavations in Multi-layer Strata," Journal of GeoEngineering (TGS), Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 35-44. DOWNLOAD

Li, T.* and Atamturktur, S. (2014), “Fidelity and Robustness of Detailed Micromodeling, Simplified Micromodeling and Macromodeling Techniques for a Masonry Dome,” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities (ASCE), Vol 28, No. 3, pp. 480-490. DOWNLOAD

Dalton, S.*, Atamturktur, S., Farajpour, I.* and Juang, C.H. (2013), “An Optimization Based Approach for Structural Design Considering Safety, Robustness, And Cost,” Journal of Engineering Structures (Elsevier), Vol 57, pp. 356-363. DOWNLOAD

Liu, Z.*, Juang, C.H. and Atamturktur, S. (2013), "Confidence Level-Based Robust Design of Cantilever Retaining Walls in Sand," Computers and Geotechnics (Elsevier), Vol. 52, pp. 16-27. DOWNLOAD

Wang, L.*, Hwang, J.H., Juang, C.H. and Atamturktur, S. (2013), “Reliability-Based Design of Rock Slopes – A New Perspective on Design Robustness,” Engineering Geology (Elsevier), Vol. 154, pp. 56-63. DOWNLOAD

Luo, Z.*, Atamturktur, S. and Juang, C.H. (2013), “Bootstrapping for Characterizing the Effect of Uncertainty in Sample Statistics for Braced Excavations,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 139, No. 1, pp. 13-23. DOWNLOAD

Liu, Z.*, Atamturktur, S. and Juang, C.H. (2013), “Performance Based Robust Design Optimization of Steel Moment Resisting Frames,” Journal of Constructional Steel Research (Elsevier), Vol. 89, pp. 165-174. DOWNLOAD

Juang, C.H., Liu, Z.* and Atamturktur, S. (2013), “Reliability-based Robust Geotechnical Design of Retaining Walls,” Sound Geotechnical Research to Practice, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication (ASCE), pp. 514-524. DOWNLOAD

Luo, Z.*, Atamturktur, S. and Juang, C.H. (2012), "Effect of Spatial Variability on Probability-Based Design of Excavations Against Basal-Heave," Geotechnical Special Publication (ASCE), No. 225, pp. 2876-2884. DOWNLOAD

Juang, C.H., Wang, L.*, Atamturktur, S. and Luo, Z.* (2012), “Reliability-Based Robust and Optimal Design of Shallow Foundations in Cohesionless Soil in the Face of Uncertainty,” Journal of GeoEngineering (TGS), Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 75-87. DOWNLOAD

Luo, Z.*, Atamturktur, S., Cai, Y. and Juang, C.H. (2012), “Simplified Approach for Reliability-Based Design Against Basal-Heave Failure In Braced Excavations Considering Spatial Effect,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (Elsevier), Vol. 138, No. 4, pp. 441-450. DOWNLOAD

Luo, Z.*, Atamturktur, S., Cai, Y. and Juang, C.H. (2012) “Reliability Analysis of Basal-heave in a Braced Excavation in a 2-D Random Field,” Computers and Geotechnics (Elsevier), Vol. 39, pp. 27-37. DOWNLOAD

Luo, Z.*, Atamturktur, S., Juang, C.H., Huang, H. and Lin, P.S. (2011) “Probability of Serviceability Failure in a Braced Excavation in a Spatially Random Field: Fuzzy Finite Element Approach,” Computers and Geotechnics (Elsevier), Vol. 38, No. 8, pp. 1031-1040. DOWNLOAD

Papers on Structural Health Monitoring

Yazdekhasti, S.*, Piratla, K.R., Atamturktur ,S. and Khan A. (2017), “Experimental Evaluation of a Vibration-Based Leak-Detection Technique for Water Pipelines,” Journal of Resources, Conservation and Recycling, DOI. 10.1080/15732479.2017.1327544. DOWNLOAD

Hu, X.*, Prabhu, S.*, Atamturktur, S. and Cogan, S. (2017), “Mechanistically-Informed Damage Detection Using Dynamic Measurements: Extended Constitutive Relation Error,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 85, pp. 312-328. DOWNLOAD

Prabhu, S.* and Atamturktur, S. (2017), "Assessment of Strength Degradation due to Damage using a Load Path Based Approach," Journal of Structural Engineering (ASCE). Vol. 143, No. 9. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Ross, B., Thompson, J. and Biggs, D. (2017), “Compressive Strength of Dry-Stacked Concrete Masonry Unit Assemblies.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 29, No. 2. DOWNLOAD

Yazdekhasti, S.*, Piratla, K.R., Atamturktur, S. and Khan, A. (2016), "Experimental Verification of a Novel Vibration-Based Technique for Detecting Water Pipeline Leakage," Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering (Taylor and Francis), pp. 1-12. DOWNLOAD

Khan, S.M., Atamturktur, S., Chowdhury, M. and Rahman, M. (2016), "Integration of structural health monitoring and intelligent transportation systems for bridge condition assessment: current status and future direction." IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 17, No. 8, pp. 2107-2122. DOWNLOAD

Lu, J., Atamturktur, S. and Huang, Y. (2016), "Bi-level resource allocation framework for retrofitting bridges in a transportation network." Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2550, pp. 31-37.

Sevim, B., Atamturktur, S., Altunisik, A.C. and Bayraktar, A. (2016), “Ambient Vibration Testing and Seismic Behavior of Historical Arch Bridges under Near and Far Fault Ground Motions,” Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 241-259. DOWNLOAD 

Ross, B., Roper, B.* and Atamturktur, S. (2016), “Detailing Steel Roof Decks to Control Damage from Windborne Debris Impact,” Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction (ASCE), Vol. 21, No. 1, DOWNLOAD

Prabhu, P.* and Atamturktur, S. (2015), “A Review on Prognostic Evaluation of Historic Masonry Structures: Present Challenges and Future Direction,” The Masonry Society Journal, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 1-12.

Atamturktur, S., Farajpour, I.*, Prabhu, S.* and Haydock, A.* (2015), “Adaptively Weighted Support Vector Regression: Prognostic Application to a Historic Masonry Fort,” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities (ASCE), Vol. 29, No. 2. DOWNLOAD

Fisher, M.*, Khan, A. and Atamturktur, S. (2013), "State of the Art in Scour Monitoring," Sediment Transport: Monitoring, Modeling and Management, Editors: Khan, A. A., and Wu, W., Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ISBN: 978-1-62618-683-5.

Prabhu, S.* and Atamturktur, S. (2013), “Selection of Optimal Sensor Locations Based on Modified Effective Independence Method: Case Study on a Gothic Revival Cathedral,” Journal of Architectural Engineering (ASCE), Vol. 19, No. 4, pp.288-301. DOWNLOAD

Fisher, M.*, Atamturktur, S. and Khan, A. (2013), “A Novel Vibration-Based Monitoring Technique for Bridge Pier and Abutment Scour,” Journal of Structural Health Monitoring (Sage), Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 114-125. DOWNLOAD

Prabhu, S.* and Atamturktur, S. (2013), “Feature Assimilation for Vibration Based Damage Detection,” Journal of Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation (ASTM), Vol. 41, No. 1, pp. 39-49. DOWNLOAD

Fisher, M.*, Chowdhury, Md.N.*, Khan, A. and Atamturktur, S. (2013), “An Evaluation of Scour Measurement Devices,” Flow Measurement and Instrumentation (Elsevier), Vol. 33, pp. 55-67. DOWNLOAD

Fisher, M.*, Khan, A. and Atamturktur, S. (2013), “Scour Monitoring Via Turbulent Open Channel Flow,” Measurement Science and Technology (IOP Science), Vol. 24, No. 8, pp. 1-14. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Gilligan, C.* and Salyards, K. (2013), “Detection of Internal Defects in Concrete Members Using Global Vibration Characteristics,” Materials Journal (ACI), Vol. 110, No. 5, pp. 529-538. DOWNLOAD

Dalton, S.*, Atamturktur, S. and Juang, C.H. (2013), “Structural Health Monitoring for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure Management,” International Journal of Building, Urban, Interior and Landscape Technology, Vol. 2, pp. 56-67. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Bornn, L. and Hemez, F. (2011), "Vibration Characteristics of Vaulted Masonry Monuments Undergoing Differential Support Settlement," Journal of Engineering Structures (Elsevier), Vol. 33, pp. 2472-2484. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Fanning, P. and Boothby, T. (2010), “Traditional and Operational Modal Testing of Masonry Vaults,” ICE - Engineering and Computational Mechanics, Volume 163, Issue 3, pages 213 –223 , ISSN: 1755-0777, E-ISSN: 1755-0785. DOWNLOAD

Atamturktur, S., Pavic, A., Reynolds, P. and Boothby, T. (2009), “Full-Scale Modal Testing of Vaulted Gothic Churches: Lessons Learned,” Journal of Experimental Techniques, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 65-74.  DOWNLOAD

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