Journal Articles

  • Hamilton, L.C., Bell, E., Hartter, J. and Salerno, J.D., A change in the wind? U.S. public views on renewable energy and climate compared, Energy, Sustainability and Society 8(11), doi: 10.1186/s13705-018-0152-5, 2018.
  • Mashayekhi, M. and Santini-Bell, E.* (2018). “Developing three-dimensional multi-scale finite element model for in-plane service performance assessment of bridges” Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Published online November 2018 https://doi.org/10.1111/mice.12424.

Conference Papers and Presentations

  • Mashayekhizadeh, M., Santini-Bell, E. (2019) “Fatigue assessment of the gusset-less connection in a vertical lift steel bridge using field collected data and three-dimensional multi-scale finite element model” 10th New York City Bridge Conference, New York, August 27-28
  • Mashayekhizadeh, M., Santini-Bell, E. (2019) “Detection of damage-induced fatigue response based on structural health monitoring data of in-service steel bridges using Artificial Neural Network” 12th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, IWSHM 2019, Stanford, Ca, September 10-12 (Accepted for presentation).
  • Mashayekhizadeh, M., Mehrkash, M., Shahsavari, V. and Santini-Bell, E. (2018) “Multi-scale Finite Element Model Development for Long-Term Condition Assessment of Vertical Lift Bridge”, Structures Congress, ASCE, Fort Worth, TX, April 19-21 https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784481332.008, (Presented by Mashayekhizadeh, M.)
  • Mehrkash, M., Shahsavari, V. and Santini-Bell, E., Instrumentation plan verification for damage detection of a vertical lift steel truss bridge, SPIE Smart Structures and Nondestructive Evaluation, 3-7 March 2019, Denver, CO.
  • Hamilton, L.C., Hartter, J. and Bell, E., Generational aspects of U.S. public opinion on renewable energy and climate change, Institute for Future Studies workshop, 3 February 2019, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Mehrkash, M. and Santini-Bell, E., Finite element model updating of the UCF Grid benchmark connections using experimental modal data, 37th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-37), 28-31 January 2019, Orlando, FL.
  • Shahsavari, V., Mehrkash, M. and Santini-Bell, E., Structural health monitoring of a vertical lift bridge using vibration data, 27th ASNT Research Symposium, 26-29 March 2018, Orlando, FL.
  • Mehrkash, M., Shahsavari, V. and Santini-Bell, E., Instrumentation sufficiency of a vertical lift bridge for modal system identification by frequency domain analysis, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI 2018), 29 May-1 June 2018, MIT, Cambridge, MA.
  • Nash, T., Santini-Bell, E., Mehrkash, M. and Shahsavari, V., An objective decision making protocol for lift bridge operation subjected to high wind loads, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI 2018), 29 May-1 June 2018, MIT, Cambridge, MA.
  • Mehrkash, M and Santini-Bell, E., Modeling and characterization of complicated connections in structural and mechanical systems as applied to a gusset-less truss connection, 97th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board (TRB 2018), 7-11 January 2018, Washington D.C.
  • Shahsavari, V., Mehrkash, M. and Santini-Bell, E., Effect of damaged structural members on performance degradation of a vertical lift truss bridge, ASNT Annual Conference, 28-31 October 2018, Houston, TX.
  • Mehrkash, M. and Santini-Bell, E., System identification of a bridge gusset-less connection by simplified and detailed local analytical models, NDE/NDT for Highway and Bridges: Structural Materials Technology (SMT 2018) and the International Symposium on Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDT-CE 2018), 27-29 August 2018, New Brunswick, NJ.
  • Yang, C., Santini-Bell, E., Shahsavari, V. and Mehrkash, M., Probability-based demand evaluation of the bridge tidal turbine deployment system subject to environmental events, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI 2018), 29 May-1 June 2018, MIT, Cambridge, MA.
  • Hamilton, L.C., Bell, E., Hartter, J. and Salerno, J.D., A change in the wind? U.S. public views on renewable energy and climate compared, American Association of Geographers, 11 April 2018, New Orleans LA.
  • Santini-Bell, E., Mashayekhizadeh, M., Adams, T., Nash, T. (2017) “Structural Monitoring to Support Decision-Making on the A Vertical Lift Bridge”, Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR), Vienna, August 6-10, 2386-2395. (Presented by Santini-Bell, E.).
  • Chancey, K., Environmental and tidal energy resource instrumentation at an estuarine bridge, INORE European Symposium, 20-26 August 2017, Co. Clare, Ireland.
  • Mashayekhizadeh, M., Santini-Bell, E. and Adams, T. (2017). “Instrumentation and Structural Health Monitoring of a Vertical Lift Bridge”, Proceedings of the 26th ASNT Research Symposium, Jacksonville, FL, March 15-18 (Presented by Mashayekhizadeh, M.).
  • Adams, T., Mashayekhizadeh, M., Santini-Bell, E., Wosnik, M., Baldwin, K., Fu, T. (2017) “Structural Response Monitoring of a Vertical Lift Truss Bridge”, 96th Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, Washington D.C, January 8-12, 17-06353 (Presented by Santini-Bell, E.).
  • Mashayekhizadeh, M., Adams,T., Yang,C., Gagnon,I., Wosnik,M., Baldwin, K., Santini-Bell, E. (2016) ”Structural Health Monitoring and Design Verification of Tidal Turbine Support Structure”, Proceedings of 75th ASNT Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA, October 22-24 (Presented by Mashayekhizadeh, M.)

Poster Presentations

  • Chancey K., Instrumentation of a tidal energy conversion system at an estuarine bridge, International Network on Offshore Renewable Energy 17th European Symposium, October 22-27, 2018, Aviemore, Scotland.
  • Chancey K., The living bridge project: instrumentation of a tidal energy conversion system at an estuarine bridge, Ocean Renewable Energy Conference, Pacific Ocean Energy Trust, September 18-19, 2018, Portland, OR.
  • Wosnik M., Chancey K., Gagnon I., Baldwin K., Bell., The “living bridge” project: tidal energy conversion at an estuarine bridge – deployment and first data, Proceedings of the 6th Marine Energy Technology Symposium, METS2018, April 30-May 2, 2018, Washington, DC
  • Chancey K., Ericsson G., Tingley R., Torgesen S., The living bridge project: environmental and tidal energy resource instrumentation at Memorial Bridge in Portsmouth, University of New Hampshire Undergraduate Research Conference, April 17-22, 2017, Durham, NH.
  • Chancey, K., The living bridge project: instrumentation of a tidal energy conversion system at an estuarine bridge, UNH GRC, 10 April 2018, Durham, NH. 
  • Haddock T., Wingate P., Chancey K., Couture J., Tidal turbine deployment platform: seakeeping and safety, University of New Hampshire Undergraduate Research Conference, April 18-23, 2016, Durham, NH.

Other Publications

  • Fogg, L.M., Hamilton, L.C. and Bell, E., Transportation and taxes: What New Hampshire residents think about maintaining highways and bridges, Carsey School of Public Policy, 2017.