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Debra Laefer

Professor of Practice, Center for Urban Science + Progress

    1993 …2020

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    2015

    Steps Towards a Probabilistic Framework for Tunnelling Damage (paper ID 12.12)

    Moradabadi, E. & Laefer, D., May 22 2015, ITA WTC 2015 Congress and 41st General Assembly. Dubrovnik, Croatia, p. 770

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2014

    Aerial Flightpath Considerations for Documenting Urban Heritage Using Laser Scanning

    Abuwarda, S. & Laefer, D., Feb 12 2014, Virtual Cultural Heritage in Ireland. Dublin, Ireland

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Dynamic analysis of a plate resting on elastic halfspace with distributive properties

    Guenfoud, S., Bosakov, S. & Laefer, D., Aug 24 2014, The 2014 World Congress on: Advances in Civil, Environmental, and Materials Research (ACEM 14). Busan, Korea

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Homogenization of a Composite, Multi-Girder Bridge Deck as an Equivalent Orthotropic Plate

    Rezaiguia, A., Guenfoud, S., Laefer, D., Fisli, Y. & al., E., Dec 2 2014, 3rd International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures. Oran, Algeria, p. 6

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Opportunities in Numerical Modelling of Pre-existing Damage of Historical Masonry Buildings (paper 1600)

    Moradabadi, E. & Laefer, D., 2014, 9th International Masonry Conference. Guimarães, Portugal

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Reassessing Foundation Reuse Assessment Tools

    Laefer, D. & Farrell, K-A., Aug 28 2014, CERAI. Belfast, Ireland, p. 351-356

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Soil nailing optimisation: lost opportunities in current practice

    Laefer, D., McGroarty, C. & Ó Murchú, O., Aug 28 2014, CERAI. Belfast, Ireland, p. 357-61

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Dynamic Bridge Deflection Measurement (paper 060)

    Truong-Hong, L. & Laefer, D., Aug 11 2014, Istanbul Bridge Conference (IABSE). Istanbul, Turkey

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2013

    Alleged Vehicle-Induced Vibrations at a 19th Century Lace Factory: Lessons Learned

    Brennan, C. & Laefer, D., Nov 5 2013, Problems and experience of the engineering protection of the urbanized territories and a safeguarding of the heritage under conditions of the geo-ecological risk, UNESCO. Kiev, Ukraine, p. 104-108

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Pioneering Real-time Computational Models for Building Damage Prediction during Adjacent Tunnel Excavation

    Clarke, J. A. & Laefer, D., 2013, Proc. 3rd Int’l Conf. Computational Methods in Tunnelling and Subsurface Engineering. Bochum, Germany, p. 537-547

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2012

    Characteristic Damage Concentration: a New Damage Index for Historic Interiors

    Murphy, D. & Laefer, D., Oct 15 2012, Eighth Int’l Conf. on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions (SAHC). Wroclaw, Poland, p. 297-301

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Generation of a Building Typology for Urban Tunnelling Risk Assessment

    Clarke, J. & Laefer, D., Sep 6 2012, Joint Symp. Proc. Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland. Dublin, Ireland, p. 487-492

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2010

    Assessment of Excavation-Induced Building Damage

    Cording, E., Long, J., Son, M., Laefer, D. & Ghahreman, B., Aug 1 2010, Proc. of the 2010 Earth Retention Conference, GSP 208, ASCE. Bellevue, WA, p. 101-20

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Assessment of Factors Affecting Traffic-Induced Vibrations on Buildings

    Erkal, A., Laefer, D., Fanning, P., Durukal, E., Hancilar, U. & Kaya, Y., Sep 2 2010, Joint Symp. Proc. Bridge & Concrete Research in Ireland. Cork, Ireland, p. 289-96

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    New Possibilities for Damage Prediction for Tunnel Subsidence Using Aerial LiDAR Data

    Laefer, D., Hinks, T. & Carr, H., Jun 7 2010, Geotechnical Challenges in Megacities, ISSMGE. Moscow, Russia, Vol. 2. p. 622-629

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2009

    Expansive Cements and Soundless Chemical Demolition Agents: State of Technology Review

    Huynh, M. & Laefer, D., Oct 21 2009, 11th Conf. on Science and Technology. Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam, p. 1370-7

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Impact of Clay On Early Jet Grouting Strength

    Laefer, D., O’Neill, D. & O’Mahony, C., Oct 20 2009, DFI 34th Annual Conf. Proc.. Kansas City, KC, p. 307-16

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Storage, manipulation, and visualization of LiDAR data

    Schoen, B., Bertolotto, M. & Laefer, D., Feb 25 2009, 3rd Int’l Wkshp, 3D-ARCH’2009: 3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures. Trento, Italy: nt’l Archives of Photo, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Vol. XXXVIII-5/W1.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2008

    A New Multi-parameter Condition Assessment Scale for Tunnel Risk Estimation

    Laefer, D., Conry, B., Murphy, D. & Ceribasi, S., Jun 16 2008, Development of Urban Areas and Geotechnical Eng.. St. Petersburg, Russia: ISMGGE, p. 571-6

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Blast-induced Liquefaction: a Probable Field Case

    Laefer, D., Greene, J. & Roberts, K., Dec 4 2008, Joint Symposium Proceedings of Bridge and Concrete Research in Ireland 2008. Galway, Ireland: National Univ. of Ireland Galway, p. 427-33

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Examples of building response to excavation and tunneling

    Cording, E., Son, M., Laefer, D., Long, J. & Ghahreman, B., Dec 16 2008, Movimientos de edificios inducidos por excavaciones: Criterios de dano y gestion del riesgo. Abriendo Caminos, Jornada Tecnica, Barcelona, Spain: Universidad y Empresa, p. 69-94

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Micro vs. Macro Models for Predicting Building Damage Underground Movements

    Truong-Hong, L. & Laefer, D., Nov 27 2008, CSM2008, Int’l Conf. on Computational Solid Mechanics. Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam, p. 241-50

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Performance Expectations for Microcrystalline Waxes for the Seismic Protection of Art Objects

    Crowley, A. & Laefer, D., May 3 2008, Advances in the Protection of Museum Collections from Earthquake Damage: Papers from a Symp.. Podany, J. (ed.). J. Paul Getty Museum, LA, CA, p. 189-93

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Post-facto Registration Tools for Urban Modelling

    Morvan, Y., Hinks, T., Carr, H., Laefer, D., Morrish, S. & O’Sullivan, C., 2008, Eurographics 2008 Short Papers. Crete: Eurographics Association, p. 29-32.215-18

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2007

    Experimental Investigation of Grouted Helical Piers for Use in Foundation Rehabilitation (paper 1471)

    Bian, Y., Hutchinson, T., Wilson, D. & Laefer, D., Jun 25 2007, 4th Int’l Conf. Earthquake Engineering. Thessaloniki, Greece, 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2006

    GIS-based Disaster Management Systems for Transport: a Cogent Data Framework

    Laefer, D., Pradhan, A. & Koss, A., 2006, TRB 85th Annual Mtg Paper #06-2076.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Grouted Helical Piers for Use in Foundation Rehabilitation: Centrifuge Testing

    Bian, Y., Hutchinson, T., Wilson, D. & Laefer, D., Oct 17 2006, Int’l Conf. Reuse Fnds Urban Sites RuFUS. BRE, Watford, UK, p. 161-72

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Small-scaled Testing of Rehabilitated Pile Groups

    Laefer, D. & Manke, J., Oct 17 2006, Int’l Conf. Reuse Fnds Urban Sites RuFUS. BRE, Watford, UK, p. 213-22

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2005

    Emergence, Development, and Prevalence of Brick Nogging in American Vernacular Architecture

    Laefer, D., Nov 10 2005, Proc. 4th Int’l Sem. SAHC: Possibilities of Numerical and Experimental Techniquess. Modena, C., Lourenco, P. & Roca, P. (eds.). Balkema: Leiden, p. 191-202

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Grouting Patterns and Possibilities with Helical Piers

    Laefer, D., Menninger, N. & Hernandez, W., 2005, Underground Construction in Urban Environments: Specialty Sem. ASCE Met. Sec.. Geotech Group ASCE, 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Physical and Chemical Properties of Pre-regulated American Cements

    Rush, A. & Laefer, D., 2005, Proc. 4th Int’l Sem. SAHC: Possibilities of Numerical and Experimental Techniquess. Modena, C., Lourenco, P. & Roca, P. (eds.). Balkema: Leiden, p. 255-263

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2003

    Dewatering Induced Settlement of a Historic Landmark

    Laefer, D., Frazier, J. & Evans, A., Sep 17 2003, Proc. Int’l Geotech. Conf. Dedicated Tercentenary of Saint Petersburg, Russia. Ilichev, V. & Ulitsky, V. M. (eds.). Saint Petersburg: ASV Publishers, Vol. I. p. 203-08

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2001

    Modeling and Analysis of Excavation-Induced Building Distortion and Damage Using a Strain-based Damage Criterion

    Cording, E., Long, J., Son, M. & Laefer, D., 2001, Proceedings of the Conference on Response of Buildings to Tunnelling - Case Studies from Construction of the Jubilee Line Extension. Burland, Standing & Jardine (eds.). London: CIRIA, 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1996

    Measurement of Grout Injection Efficacy for Stone Masonry Walls

    Laefer, D., Baronio, G., Binda, L. & Anzani, A., Jun 2 1996, Proc. 7th North American Masonry Conf.. Bailly, M. & Sporleader, D. (eds.). South Bend, IN, Vol. I. p. 484-96

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1994

    Quality Control Procedures for Jet Grouting (paper 5)

    Laefer, D., Oct 21 1994, Recent Advances in Deep Foundations, Ohio River Valley Soils Seminar XXV. Lexington, KY, 45 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)