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Richard Ray 

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Richard Ray

Professor Emeritus



Education

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, 1983
  • MSE, Civil Engineering, University of Michigan 1978
  • BSE, Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, 1977

Selected Publications

  • E. Montemayor, R.P. Ray (2005) “Displacement Measurements for Cyclic Triaxial Tests Using Digital Image Correlation” Geofrontiers 2005, Austin TX.
  • Ray, Richard P. “Use of Improved Computational Methods for Determining Strong Motion Response in Deep Sediments”, presented to EarthScope, Memphis TN.
  • Davis Baird, Otavio Bueno, Steve Lynn, Richard Ray, and Chris Robinson: "Visual Images in NanoScience/Technology", USC NanoCenter Symposium V, Columbia, SC, November 21, 2003 (Poster presentation).
  • Ray, R.P. “Modeling Earthquake Response in Deep Soil Deposits” (2002) Numerical Models in Geomechanics (NUMOG VIII), edited by Pande & Pietruszczak, Swets & Zeitlinger, The Netherlads, pages 667-71, ISBN 90 5809 359X
  • Ray, R.P. and Montemayor, E. (2001) “Strain-Controlled Testing for Subgrade Resilient Modulus,” Accepted for publication, XV International Conferenced on Soil Mecanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey. 4 pp.
  • Gassman, S.L., Schroeder, A.J. and Ray, R.P. (2002). “Field Performance of HDPE Culvert Pipe,” ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering , Vol. 131, Issue 2, pp. 160-167
  • Gassman, S.L., Schroeder, A.J. and Ray, R. P., (2002) “Performance Evaluation of High-Density Polyethelene Pipe,” Proceedings of the 81st Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Wahsington,D.C., Jan 13-17, 2002, pp.1-26 and Transportation Research Record No. 1814 Design of Structures. TRB, pp 171-178.
  • Franz, J.A., Peng, J., Flora, J.R.V., Meadows, M.E., and Ray, R.P. "Bio-electrochemical Enhancement of Natural Attenuation at a Former Manufactured Gas Plant," presented at the 9th South Carolina Environmental Conference held March 14-17, 1999, at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • Widdowson, M.A., Haney, O.R., Reeves, H.W., Aelion, C.M., Ray, R.P. (1997), “Multilevel Soil-Vapor Extraction Test for Heterogeneous Soil,” Journal of the Environmental Engineering Division, ASCE, Vol 123, No. 2, pp. 160-168.
  • Aelion, C.M., Ray, R.P., Shaw, J.N., Widdowson, M.A., Reeves, H.W. (1996) "The Use of Simplified Methods for Monitoring Petroleum-Contaminated Ground Water and Soil Vapor", Journal of Soil Contamination, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 225-242.
  • Ray, R.P. and Morris, K.B., "Automated Laboratory Testing for Soil/Water Characteristic Curves", Proceedings, 1st International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Paris, Sept. 1995, Vol. 2, pp. 547-552.
  • Morris, K.B., Gribb, M.M., and Ray, R.P. "Integrated Full-Scale Model Validation of Unsaturated Flow Behavior", Proceedings,1st International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Paris, Sept. 1995, Vol 1, pp. 399-404.
  • Ray, R.P., Widdowson, M., Aelion, C.M. "Final Report on Soil Vacuum Extraction/Air Sparging Remediation at EMRO Site #288" to S.C. Department of Environmental Control, Groundwater Protection Division, May, 1995, 77 pp.
  • Aelion, C.M., Ray, R.P., Shaw, J.N., Widdowson, M.A., Reeves, H.W. "The Use of Simplified Methods for Monitoring Petroleum-Contaminated Ground Water and Soil Vapor", Journal of Soil Contamination, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 225-242.
  • Widdowson, M.A., Ray, R.P, Reeves, H.W., Aelion, C.M. and Holbrooks, K.D. "Investigation of Soil Venting-Based Remediation at a UST Site in the Appalachian Piedmont," Bioremediation of Pollutants in Soil and Water, ASTM STP 1235, Brian S. Schepart, Ed. American Society of Testing and Materials.
  • Morris, K.B., Ray, R.P., Meadows, M.E. "Automated Measurement of Soil Moisture Hysteresis", Paper No. 942041, Int'l Summer Mtg. American Soc. of Agricultural Engineers, Kansas City, MO, June, 1994
  • Scaturo, D.M., Widdowson, M.A. and Ray, R.P. "Evaluation of a Multi-level Drive Point Sampler for Hydraulic Conductivity Analysis," submitted to Journal of the Geotechnical Division, American Society of Civil Engineers.











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