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Kerop Janoyan

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Associate Professor
Civil & Environmental Engineering

226 Rowley Lab

Phone: 315-268-6506
E-mail: kerop@clarkson.edu
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Director of Laboratory for Intelligent Infrastructure and Transportation Technologies (LIITT)

Educational Background:
B.S. (Civil Engineering), University of California, Los Angeles (1993)
M.S. (Civil Engineering), University of California, Los Angeles (1995)
Engineer (Civil Engineering), University of California, Los Angeles (1998)
Ph.D. (Civil Engineering), University of California, Los Angeles (2001)
Registered Professional Civil Engineer (California)

Research Interests:

  • Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction, including Soil-Foam Interaction and Soil-Tool Interaction
  • Foundation Engineering, particularly Laterally Loaded Deep Foundations
  • Innovative Bridge Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Laboratory and Field Measurements in Geotechnical and Structural Engineering
  • Advanced Sensor Development and Measurement Tools for Civil, Environmental and Industrial Applications
  • Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure, including Impacts of Transportation Systems on the Environment

Memberships:
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Foundry Society (AFS)
American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
American Concrete Institute (ACI)
American Society of Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)
The International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE)
United States Universities Council on Geotechnical Education and Research (USUCGER)
George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES Consortium Inc.)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)


Selected Publications:
2009

Whelan, M.J. and Janoyan, K.D. (2009) “Design of a Robust, High-Rate Wireless Sensor Network for Static and Dynamic Structural Health Monitoring” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 20, No. 7, p. 849-863. 

Gangone, M.V., Whelan, M.J. and Janoyan, K.D. (2009) “Deployment of a dense hybrid wireless sensing system for bridge assessment” Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, doi: 10.1080/15732470802670842 

Whelan, M.J., Gangone, M.V., Janoyan, K.D., and Jha, R. (2009) “Real-Time Wireless Vibration Monitoring for Operational Modal Analysis of an Integral Abutment Highway Bridge,” Engineering Structures, doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2009.03.022

Whelan, M.J., Gangone, M.V., and Janoyan, K.D. (Accepted for Publication) “Highway Bridge Assessment using an Adaptive Real-Time Wireless Sensor Network,” IEEE Sensors

Whelan, M.J. and Janoyan, K.D. (Submitted for Review) “In-Service Diagnostics of a Highway Bridge from a Progressive Damage Case Study,” Journal of Bridge Engineering

Whelan, M.J., Gangone, M.V., Janoyan, K.D., and Jha, R. (Submitted for Review) “Operational Modal Analysis of a Multi-Span Skew Bridge Using Real-Time Wireless Sensor Networks,” Journal of Vibration and Control.

Gangone, M.V., Whelan, M.J., and Janoyan, K.D. (2009) “Wireless Monitoring of a Multi-Span Bridge Superstructure for Structural Evaluation,” 4th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-4). Zurich, Switzerland, 22-24 July.

Gangone, M.V., Whelan, M.J., and Janoyan, K.D. (2009) "Wireless Sensing Systems for Bridge Condition Assessment and Health Monitoring." SPIE Smart Structures Symposium, San Diego, California, 8-12 March.

2008

Whelan, M.J., Fuchs, M.P., Janoyan, K.D. (2008) “Large Scale Remote Sensing for Environmental Monitoring of Infrastructure.” Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 10, 812-816. 

Gangone, M.V., Whelan, M.J., Janoyan, K.D. (2008) "Structural Health Management of Concrete Structures using Wireless Sensors." Health Monitoring Systems and Sensors for Assessing Concrete. American Concrete Institute (ACI) Special Publication (SP-252). Los Angeles, CA. April.

Whelan, M.J., Gangone, M.V, Janoyan, K.D., and Jha, R. (2008) “Wireless Vibration Monitoring for Damage Detection of Highway Bridges” SPIE Smart Structures Symposium, San Diego, California. 

Gangone, M.V, Whelan, M.J., Janoyan, K.D., and Jha, R. (2008) “Field deployment of a dense wireless sensor network for condition assessment of a bridge superstructure” SPIE Smart Structures Symposium, San Diego, California. 

Whelan, M.J., Janoyan, K.D., and Qiu T. (2008) “Integrated Monitoring of Wind Plant Systems” SPIE Smart Structures Symposium, San Diego, California

2004-2007

Whelan, M.J. and Janoyan, K.D. (2007) "Development of a Wireless Predictive Maintenance Sensor Network for Lost Foam Casting," Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 115, AFS.

Whelan, M.J. and Janoyan, K.D. (2007) "Real-time Embedded Sensing for Process Monitoring and Quality Control in the Lost Foam Casting Process," Transactions of the American Foundry Society, Vol. 115, American Foundry Society.

Whelan, M.J. and Janoyan, K.D. (2007) "Wireless Sensor Network with Spatiotemporal Intelligence for Real-Time Monitoring and Tracking," 86th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.

Whelan, M.J., Gangone, M.V. and Janoyan, K.D. (2007) "Integrated Smart Wireless Sensors for Bridge Structural Health and Homeland Security Monitoring," 3rd International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to appear.

Cross, K., Jha, R., Whelan, M., and Janoyan, K. (2007) "Numerical Evaluation of Hilbert-Huang Transform, Wavelet Analysis, and Fourier Spectrum for Benchmark Bridge Health Monitoring," 18th Engineering Mechanics Division Conference, ASCE, Blacksburg, Virginia.

Gangone, M.V., Whelan, M.J., Fuchs, M.P. and Janoyan, K.D. (2007) "Performance Monitoring of a Single-Span Integral-Abutment Bridge Using a Dense Wireless Sensor Network," Sensor Systems and Networks: Phenomena, Technology and Applications, SPIE International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, California.

Whelan, M.J., Fuchs, M.P., Gangone, M.V. and Janoyan, K.D. (2007) "Development of a Wireless Bridge Monitoring System for Condition Assessment Using Hybrid Techniques," Sensor Systems and Networks: Phenomena, Technology and Applications, SPIE International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, California.

Janoyan, K.D., Wallace, J.W., Stewart, J.P. (2006) "Full-Scale Cyclic Lateral Load test of Reinforced Pier-Column," Structural Journal, American Concrete Institute, Vol. 103, No. 2, pages 178-187.

Yu, X., Ji, S. and Janoyan, K.D. (2006) "Direct Shear Testing of Rockfill Material," Soil and Rock Behavior Modeling, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 150, American Society of Civil Engineers, pages 149-155.

Whelan, M.J. and Janoyan, K.D. (2006) "Interface Granular Force Measurement Using Tactile Sensors,' Proceedings of GeoGongress 2006, Atlanta, Georgia.

Whelan, M.J. and Janoyan, K.D. (2005) "Mobilization of Component Interface Stresses between Soil and Pile Under Lateral Loading," Advances in Deep Foundations, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 132, American Society of Civil Engineers.

Qiu, T., Fox, P.J., Janoyan, K.D., Stewart, J.P., and Wallace, J.W. (2004) "Response and Analysis of a Large Diameter Drilled Shaft Subjected to Lateral Loading," Drilled Shafts, Micropiling, Deep Mixing, Remedial Methods, and Specialty Foundation Systems, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 124, American Society of Civil Engineers, pp 613-624.

Janoyan, K.D. and Whelan, M.J. (2004) "Interface Stresses between Soil and Large Diameter Drilled Shaft under Lateral Loading," Drilled Shafts, Micropiling, Deep Mixing, Remedial Methods, and Specialty Foundation Systems, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 124, American Society of Civil Engineers, pp 816-825.