Tanyu

JOURNAL ARTICLES (published)

  1. Abbaspour, A. and Tanyu, B. F. (2021) “Chemical Clogging and Geotextile Serviceability in Subdrains Adjacent to Recycled Concrete”, Geosynthetics International Journal, Institution of Civil Engineers Publication (UK), In-press, https://doi.org/10.1680/jgein.20.00051.
  2. Abbaspour, A. and Tanyu, B. F. (2020) “Effects of Field Stockpiling on Leaching Calcareous Constituents from Recycled Concrete Aggregate To Be Used As Unbound Base Course/Subbase Material”, Journal of Innovative Transportation, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp. 1203.
  3. Gebremariam, F., Tanyu, B. F., Guler, E., Urgessa, G.S., and Shen, P. (2020) “Numerical Investigation of Reinforced Soil Structures with GRS-IBS Design Features”, Geosynthetics International Journal, Institution of Civil Engineers Publication (UK), In-press, https://doi.org/10.1680/jgein.20.00031.
  4. Ullah, S., Tanyu, B. F., Zainab B. (2020) “Development of an artificial neural network (ANN)-based model to predict permanent deformation of base course containing reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP)”, Journal of Road Materials and Pavement Design, Taylor and Francis Publication (UK), pp. 1-19, https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2020.1773304.
  5. Morsy, A., Zornberg, J., Leshchinsky, D., Christopher, B., Han, J., Tanyu, B. F. (2020) “Experimental Evaluation of The Interaction Among Neighboring Reinforcements in Geosynthetic- Reinforced Soils”, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers Publication (US), Volume 146, Issue 10, pp. 1-13, https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002365.
  6. Gebremariam, F, Tanyu, B. F., Christopher, B., Leshchinsky, D., Han, J., Zornberg, G. (2020) “Evaluation of Vertical Stress Distribution in Field Monitored GRS-IBS Structure”, Geosynthetics International Journal, Institution of Civil Engineers Publication (UK), Volume 27, No. 4, pp. 414-431, https://doi.org/10.1680/jgein.20.00004, (Journal impact factor: 2.949).
  7. Gebremariam, F., Tanyu, B. F., Christopher, B., Leshchinsky, D., Zornberg, J. G., Han, J. (2020) “Evaluation of Required Connection Load in GRS-IBS Structures under Service Loads”, Geosynthetics International Journal, Institution of Civil Engineers Publication (UK), In-press, https://doi.org/10.1680/jgein.20.00022, (Journal impact factor: 2.949).
  8. Akmaz, E., Ullah, S., Tanyu, B.F., Guler, E.F. (2020) “Construction Quality Control for Unbound Base Reclaimed Asphalt Aggregate Using Light Weight Deflectometer”, Transportation Research Record, National Research Council (US), Volume: 2674 issue: 10, pp. 989-1002, https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198120934473, (Journal impact factor: 0.956).
  9. Abbaspour, A. and Tanyu, B. F. (2020) “CO2 Sequestration by Carbonation Processes of Rubblized Concrete at Standard Conditions and the Related Mineral Stability Diagrams, Journal of Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, ACS Publication (US), Volume 8, Issue 17, pp. 6647 – 6656, https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b07690, (Journal impact factor: 6.97).
  10. Shen, P., Han, J., Zornberg, J. G., Tanyu, B. F., Christopher, B. R., Leshchinsky, D. (2020) “Responses of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil (GRS) “Abutments Under Bridge Slab Loading: Numerical Investigation”, Computers and Geotechnics Journal, Engineers Publication (UK), Volume 123, pp. 103566, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2020.103566.
  11. Ullah, S. and Tanyu, B. F. (2019) “Methodology to Develop Design Guidelines to Construct Unbound Base Course with Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP)”, Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier Publication (US), Volume 223, pp. 463-476, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.06.196.
  12. Shen, P., Han, J., Zornberg, J. G., Morsy, A. M., Leshchinsky, D., Tanyu, B. F., Xu, C. (2019) Two and Three-Dimensional Numerical Analyses of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil (GRS) Piers Journal of Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier Publication (US), Volume 47, Issue 3, pp. 352-368, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geotexmem.2019.01.010.
  13. Soleimanbeigi, A., Tanyu, B. F., Aydilek, A. H., Florio, P. , Abbaspour, A. Dayioglu, A. Y., and Likos, W. J. (2019) “Evaluation of Recycled Concrete Aggregate for Geosynthetic-Reinforced MSE Walls” Geosynthetics International Journal, Institution of Civil Engineers Publication (UK), Volume 26, Issue 4, pp. 396-412, https://doi.org/10.1680/jgein.19.00025.
  14. Ullah, S., Tanyu, B. F., Guler, E. F., Hoppe, E. J., Akmaz, E. (2019) “Evaluation of the Long-Term Performance of Woven Geotextile Used Between Base Course and Subgrade of a Paved Road” Transportation Research Record, National Research Council (US), Volume: 2673 issue: 8, pp. 310-321, https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198119827567.
  15. Abbaspour, A. and Tanyu, B. F. (2019) “Tufa Precipitation from Recycled Concrete Aggregate (RCA) over Geotextile: Mechanism, Composition, and Affecting Parameters” Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 196, pp. 317–329, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.10.146.
  16. Jiang, Y., Han, J., Zornberg, J., Parsons, R., Leshchinsky, D., and Tanyu B. F. (2019) “Numerical Analysis of Field Geosynthetic-Reinforced Retaining Walls with Secondary Reinforcement” Journal of Geotechique, ICE Publication (UK), Volume 69, Issue 2, pp. 122-132, https://doi.org/10.1680/jgeot.17.P.118.
  17. Ullah, S., Tanyu, B. F., and Hoppe, E. J. (2018) “Optimizing the Gradation of Fine Processed Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement and Aggregate Blends for Unbound Base Courses” Transportation Research Record, National Research Council (US), Volume: 2672 issue: 52, pp. 57-66, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0361198118758683.
  18. Abbaspour, A., Tanyu, B. F., Aydilek, A., Dayioglu, A. (2018) Methodology to Evaluate Hydraulic Compatibility of Geotextile and RCA in Underdrain Systems Geosynthetics International Journal, Institution of Civil Engineers Publication (UK), Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 67–84, https://doi.org/10.1680/jgein.17.00034.
  19. Tanyu, B. F., Yavuz, A. B., and Ullah, S. (2017) A Parametric Study to Improve Suitability of Micro-Deval Test to Assess Unbound Base Coarse Aggregates Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier Publication (US), Volume 37, pp. 328-338, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.04.173.
  20. Gu, M., Collin, J. G., Han, J., Zhang, Z., Tanyu, B. F., Leschinsky, D., Ling, H. I., and Rimoldi, P. (2017) “Numerical Analysis of Instrumented Mechanically Stabilized Gabion Walls with Large Vertical Reinforcement Spacing” Journal of Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier Publication (US), Volume 45, Issue 4, pp. 294-306, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geotexmem.2017.04.002.
  21. Borga, M., Tanyu, B. F., Ferreira, C. Garzon, J., and Onurfrychuk, M. (2017) “A Geospatial Framework to Estimate Depth of Scour under Buildings Due To Storm Surge in Coastal Areas” Journal of Natural Hazards, Springer Publication (UK), Volume 87, Issue 3, pp. 1285-1311, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-017-2817-3.
  22. Yavuz, A. B., Atay, S., Colak, M., and Tanyu, B. F. (2017) “Durability Assessments of Rare Green Andesites Widely Used as Building Stones in Buca (Izmir), Turkey”, Journal of Environmental Earth Sciences, Springer Publication (UK), Volume 76, Issue 5, Article No. 211, pp. 1-15, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-017-6531-y.
  23. Cook, C., Tanyu, B. F., Yavuz, A. B. (2017) Effect of Particle Shape on Durability and Performance of Unbound Aggregate Base, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Publication (US), Volume 29, Issue 2, pp. 04016221-1 - 04016221-12, https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001752.
  24. Abbaspour, A., Tanyu, B. F., and Cetin, B. (2016) Impact of Aging on Leaching Characteristics of Recycled Concrete Aggregate , Environmental Science and Pollution Research23.20 (2016): 20835-20852, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-7217-9.
  25. Bestgen, J.O., Cetin, B., Tanyu, B.F. (2016) Effects of Extraction Methods and Factors on Leaching of Metals from Recycled Concrete Aggregates”, Environmental Science and Pollution Research Volume 23, pp. 12983-13002, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-6456-0.
  26. Yavuz, A. B., Akal, C., Turk, N., Colak, M., and Tanyu, B. F. (2015)Investigation of Discrepancy Between Engineering Properties and Durability of the Alacati Tuffs Used in Constructing Buildings in Western TurkeyJournal of Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier Publication (US), Volume 93, pp. 439-448https://doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.06.017.
  27. Schnebele, E., Tanyu, B.F., Cervone, G., and Waters, N. (2015) Review of Remote Sensing Methodologies for Pavement Management and AssessmentEuropean Transport Research Review, Springer Publication (UK), Volume 7, Issue 2, pp. 1-19, https://doi:10.1007/s12544-015-0156-6.
  28. Leshchinsky, B., Olsen, M, and Tanyu, B.F. (2015) Contour Connection Method for Automated Identification and Classification of Landslide DepositsJournal of Computers and Geosciences, Elsevier Publication (US), Volume 74, pp. 27-38, https://doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2014.10.007.
  29. Ramanathan, R., Aydilek, A, and Tanyu, B.F. (2015) Development of a GIS-Based Failure Investigation System for Highway Soil Slopes”,Journal of Frontiers of Earth Science, Springer Publication (UK), Volume 9, Issue 2, pp. 165-178https://doi:10.1007/s11707-014-0485-0.
  30. Awad, M.I., and Tanyu, B.F. (2014) Laboratory Evaluation of Governing Mechanism of Frictionally Connected MSEW Face and Implications on DesignJournal of Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier Publication (US), Volume 42, Issue 5, pp. 468-478, https://doi:10.1016/j.geotexmem.2014.07.006.
  31. DeJong, J, Martinez, B., Ginn, T.R., Hunt, C, Major, D., and Tanyu, B. F. (2014) Development of Scaled Repeated Five-Spot Treatment Model for Examining Microbial Induced Calcite Precipitation Feasibility in Field Applications”. Geotechnical Testing Journal, American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) International (US), Volume 37, Issue 3, pp. 1-13, https://doi:10.1520/GTJ20130089.
  32. Guney, Y., Cetin, B. Aydilek, A.H., Tanyu, B.F. and Koparal, A.S. (2014) Utilization of Sepiolite Materials as a Bottom Liner Material in Solid Waste LandfillsWaste Management, Elsevier Publication (US), Volume 34, No. 1, pp. 112-124, https://doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2013.10.008.
  33. Tanyu, B.F., Aydilek, A.H., Lau, A.W., Edil, T.B., and Benson, C.H. (2013)Laboratory Evaluation of Geocell-Reinforced Gravel Subbase Over Poor SubgradesGeosynthetics International Journal, Institution of Civil Engineers Publication (UK), Volume 20, Issue 2, pp. 47-61https://doi:10.1680/gein.13.00001.
  34. DeJong, J.T., Soga, K.S., Kavazanijan, E., Burns, S., van Paassen, L., Fragazsy, R., Al Qabany, A., Aydilek, A.H., Bang, S..S., Burbank, M., Caslake, L., Chen, C.Y., Chhu, J., Ciiurli, S., Fauriel, S., Filet, A.E., Hamdan, N., Hata, T., Inagaki, Y., Jefferis, S., Kuo, M., Larrahondo, J., Manning, D., Martinez, B., Mortensen, B., Nelson, D., Palomino, A., Renforth, P., Santamarina,, J.C., Seagren, E.A., Tanyu, B.F., Tsesarsky, M., and Weaver, T. (alphabetical order after Fragazsy. R.) (2013) Biogeochemical Processes and Geotechnical Applications: Progress, Opportunities, and Challenges”, Geotechnique, Institute of Civil Engineers (UK), Volume 63, Issue. 4, pp. 287-301, https://doi:10.1680/geot.SIP13.P.017.
  35. Martinez, B. C., Dejong, J.T., Mortensen, B.M., Barkouki, T.H., Ginn, T.R., Hunt, C., Tanyu, B.F., Major, D. (2013) Experimental Optimization of Microbial Induced Carbonate Precipitation for Soil Improvement”,Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (US), Volume 139, No. 4, pp. 587-598, https://doi:10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000787.
  36. Kim, W. H., Edil, T. B., Benson, C. H., and Tanyu, B. F. (2006) Deflection of Prototype Geosynthetic-Reinforced Working Platforms Over Soft SubgradeJournal of Transportation Research Record, National Research Council (US), Volume 1975, pp. 137-145, https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198106197500115.
  37. Tanyu, B. F., Edil, T. B., Benson, C. H and Kim, W. H. (2005) Development of Methodology to Include Structural Contribution of Alternative Working Platforms in Pavement StructureJournal of Transportation Research Record, Volume 1936, National Research Council (US), pp. 70-77, https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198105193600109.
  38. Kim, W. H., Edil, T. B., Benson, C. H and Tanyu, B. F. (2005) Structural Contribution of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Working Platforms in Flexible Pavement”, Journal of Transportation Research Record, National Research Council (US), Volume 1936, pp. 43-50, https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198105193600106.
  39. Tanyu, B. F., Benson, C. H, Edil, T. B. and Kim, W. H. (2004) Equivalency of Crushed Rock and Three Industrial By-Products For Working Platforms During Pavement ConstructionJournal Transportation Research Record, National Research Council (US), Volume 1874, pp. 59-69, https://doi.org/10.3141/1874-07.
  40. Edil, T. B., Benson, C. H., Bin-Shafique, M. S., Tanyu, B. F., Kim, W. H., and Senol, A. (2002) Field Evaluation of Construction Alternatives for Roadway Over Soft Subgrade”, Journal of Transportation Research Record, National Research Council (US), Volume 1786, pp. 36-48, https://doi.org/10.3141/1786-05.

BOOKS/COURSE MANUALS

  1. Tanyu, B. F. and  Abbaspour, A. (2020) “Evaluation of Use of Crushed Hydraulic Cement Concrete (CHCC) as an Additive to Base Course/Subbase Material”, 83 pages. Virginia Transportation Research Council (VTRC), Report Number VTRC 21-R12, Virginia Department of Transportation, Charlottesville, VA.
  2. Zornberg, J.G., Christopher, B.R., Leshchinsky, D., Han, J., Tanyu, B.F., Morsy, A.M., Shen, P., Gebremariam, F.T., Jiang, Y., and Mofarraj, B. (2018) “Defining the Boundary Conditions for Composite Behavior of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) Structures”, 997 pages. National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), Project 24-41, Transportation Research Board, Washington DC.
  3. Tanyu, B. F., Sabatini, P. J., and Berg, R. R. (2007) "Earth Retaining Structures-Load and Resistance Factor Design". A book specifically designed to be used to teach National Highway Institute (NHI) Course Number 132036792 pages. Document No.: FHWA-NHI-05-046 (Supersedes 2005 version), National Highway Institute, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, D.C.
  4. Sabatini, P. J. and Tanyu, B. F. (2006), "Micropile Design and Construction". A book specifically designed to be used to teach NHI Course Number 132078452 pages. Document No.: FHWA-NHI-05-039National Highway
  5. Tanyu, B. F., Sabatini, P. J., and Berg, R. R. (2005) "Earth Retaining Structures-Allowable Stress Design". A book specifically designed to be used to teach National Highway Institute (NHI) Course Number 132036679 pages. Document No.: FHWA-NHI-05-046, National Highway Institute, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, D.C.

 INVITED LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

  1. Tanyu, B. F. (2020) “Construction Quality Control of Unbound Base Course Using Light Weight Deflectometer: An Example with RAP”, Mid-Atlantic Quality Assurance Workshop, Williamsburg, VA, February 12.
  2. Tanyu, B. F. (2019) “Use of Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Geotransportation Infrastructures with Geosynthetics”, 8th International Geosynthetics Conference, Bogazici University, Istanbul – TURKEY, May 16 -17. See also Section E
  3. Abbaspour, A. and Tanyu, B. F. (2019). “Affecting Parameters on Tufa Precipitation from Recycled Concrete Aggregate”, Transportation Research Board Standing Committee on Geo-Environmental Processes (AFP40), TRB 98th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. January 13, Invited co-speaker.
  4. Tanyu, B. F. (2018) “Evaluation of Using Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) As Unbound Base Aggregate Layer”, Invited speaker, Virginia Asphalt Conference and Expo, Virginia Asphalt Association, Richmond-VA, December 5.
  5. Tanyu, B. F. (2018) Potential Considerations When Placing Recycled Concrete Aggregate Adjacent to Geotextiles”, Invited speaker, Huesker Inc., Charlotte-N.C., October 18.
  6. Tanyu, B. F. (2018) “Evaluation of Using Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Transportation Infrastructures with Geotextile Components”, Invited speaker, 97th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Session 814: Characterization of Alternative Aggregates, January 10.
  7. Tanyu, B. F. (2018) “Effects of Different Sample Preparation Methods to the Performance of Aggregates Created from Blending Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) with Virgin Aggregate”, Invited speaker, 97th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, AFS70 Aggregates Committee Meeting, January 8.
  8. Soleimanbeigi, A., Likos, W., Tanyu, B. F., Aydilek, A., Abbaspour, A., and Dayioglu, A. Y. (2017) “Hydraulic and Mechanical Properties of Recycled Concrete Aggregate Reinforced with Geosynthetics”, 7th International Geosynthetics Conference, Bogazici University, Istanbul – TURKEY, May 11 -12, Invited co-speaker.
  9. Tanyu, B. F. (2017) Use of Recycled Concrete As An Alternative Aggregate, 4th International Stone Congress, Izmir – TURKEY, March 20 – 25.
  10. Tanyu, B. F. (2017) “Use of Recycled Concrete Aggregate as Backfill to Construct Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls”, Invited speaker by AFP10 Committee at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, January 9.
  11. Tanyu, B. F. (2016) “Use of Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Geotransportation Applications”, Invited attendee and speaker, Third U.S.-Japan Geoenvironmental Engineering Workshop, American Society of Civil Engineers, Chicago, IL, August 14.
  12. Tanyu, B. F. (2016) Laboratory Evaluation of Geocell-Reinforced Gravel Subbase Over Poor Subgrades”, Invited presenter for the Paper’s with Award Session, GeoAmericas Conference, Miami, FL, April 11.
  13. Tanyu, B.F. (2016) Use of Recycled Concrete as Base Course, Workshop 128-Use of Byproduct Fines and Recycled Materials for Sustainable Construction of Transportation Infrastructure, Transportation Research Board of National Academies, 95th Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., January 10.
  14. Tanyu, B. F. (2015) Effective Use of Back Analyses For Landslide Assessment and Rehabilitation”, Invited presenter for American Society of Civil Engineers, George Mason Student Chapter, Fairfax, VA, November 3.
  15. Nmair, N.* and Tanyu, B.F. (2015) Evaluating the Suitability of Micro-Deval Apparatus to Assess the Durability of Aggregates Used in Common Wealth of Virginia on Road ConstructionGeorge Mason University, 5th Annual OSCAR Summer Meeting, Fairfax, VA, August 7 (Poster presentation).
  16. Tanyu, B. F. (2015) LRFD Design for Earth Retaining Structures, Invited lecturer, National Highway Institute – Short Course, Hosted by CADOT, Course No.: 132036, Session No.: 20150921, Sacramento, CA, June 23-25.
  17. Tanyu, B. F. (2015) GMU Sustainability/Smart Ground Invited attendee,Round Table Discussion with Fairfax City officials, Northern Virginia Regional Commission Director, Mayor of City of Bottrop-Germany, and GMU Faculty form Geography Dept., invited by Ms. Rita Rowand – GMU Global Strategy Office Program Manager, June 8.
  18. Tanyu, B. F. (2015) Sustainable Design Practices in Geo-Transportation”, Invited presenter, Mason Earth Day Talks, Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies, George Mason University, invited by Jim Kinter – Director, May 22.
  19. Tanyu, B. F. (2015) Research Development in International Platform and Information on Sustainable Geotransportation Infrastructure Research Group in George Mason”, Invited presenter, Office of Global Strategy at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, invited by Ms. Rita Rowand – Program Manager, April 2. 
  20. Tanyu, B. F. (2015) Engineering Solutions That Support Resilient Infrastructure”, Interviewed by Ms. Holly O'Dell, (holly@hardinb2b.com), Associate at Hardin Business Communications for an article written for Engineering360 website on Engineering Solutions That Support Resilient Infrastructure, Article appeared on March 16.
  21. Tanyu, B. F. (2015) Can a Rating System Ensure Long-Term Infrastructure Sustainability?, Interviewed by Ms. Holly O'Dell, (holly@hardinb2b.com), Associate at Hardin Business Communications for an article written for Engineering360 website on Can A Rating System Ensure Infrastructure Sustainability?, Article appeared on January 12.
  22. Leshchinsky, B., Tanyu, B.F. and Olsen, M (2014) Automated Means of Identifying Landslide Deposits using LiDAR Data using the Contour Connection Method AlgorithmAmerican Geophysical Union Conference, Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 18 (Podium presentation).
  23. Tanyu, B. F. (2014) LRFD Design for Earth Retaining Structures”, Invited lecturer, National Highway Institute – Short Course, Hosted by NJDOT, Course No.: 132036, Session No.: 20090368, Trenton, NJ, December 2-4.
  24. Tanyu, B. F. (2014) Use of Recycled Concrete as a Base Course Aggregate in Conjunction with Geotextile Underdrain Systems”, Invited presenter, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Blacksburg, VA, November 12.
  25. Tanyu, B. F. (2014) Use of Gradient Ratio Tests to Evaluate Clogging Potential of Typical Filter Fabrics”, Invited presenter, Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, Virginia Department of Transportation, Geotechnical Research Advisory Committee Meeting, Charlottesville, VA, October 22.
  26. Leshchinsky, B., Olsen, M, and Tanyu, B.F. (2014) Contour Connection Method: An Automated Algorithm for Detecting Landslide Deposits with LiDARGeological Society of America Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Presentation Session No. 248, Landslide Hazard Analysis: Maps, Monitoring, Models, and the Future, October 21 (Podium presentation).
  27. Tanyu, B. F. (2014) Design of Anchored Externally Stabilized Earth Retaining Structure, Invited lecturer, American Society of Civil Engineers - Short Course on Earth Retaining Structures, Baltimore, MA, October 16-17.
  28. Leshchinsky, B., Tanyu, B.F. and Olsen, M (2014) Detecting Landslide Deposits”, Invited Presentation, Federal Highway Administration, Bridge and Geotechnical Engineering Division, Washington, DC, October 10.
  29. Tanyu, B. F. (2014) Effects of Particle Shape on Performance of Road Base Aggregates in Light of New MEPDG Pavement Design Guidelines”,Invited speaker, Schnabel Engineering, Rockville, MD, May 8.
  30. Tanyu, B. F. (2014) LRFD Design for Earth Retaining Structures”, Invited lecturer, National Highway Institute – Short Course, Hosted by ILDOT, Course No.: 132036, Session No.: 20090368, Springfield, IL, June 11-13.
  31. Tanyu, B. F. (2014) Geosynthetics – Yesterday, Today, and in the Future”, Invited moderator, Transportation Research Board Discussion Panel by Barry Christopher, Mark Wayne, Sam Allen, Ryan Berg, Daniel Alzamora, and David Suits, Washington D.C., January 13.
  32. Tanyu, B. F. (2013) “Design and Construction of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls”, Invited lecturer, American Society of Civil Engineers - Short Course on Earth Retaining Structures, Pittsburgh, PA, November 7-8.
  33. Tanyu, B. F. (2013) Evaluation of Use of Recycled Concrete As An Additive To Base Coarse”, Invited speaker, Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, Virginia Department of Transportation, Geotechnical Research Advisory Committee Meeting, Charlottesville, VA, November 6.
  34. Tanyu, B.F. (2013) Corrosion Monitoring and Performance of MSE Reinforcements”, Invited moderatorTransportation Research Board Webinar by Fishman K. and Hidden, S., August 29.
  35. Lawler, S., Ferreira, C., and Tanyu, B. F. (2013) Hydraulic Analysis of Infrastructure Vulnerability at Compound River Channel: Field Measurements and 2-D Flow Modeling, George Mason University, 3rdAnnual OSCAR Summer Meeting, Fairfax, VA, August 9 (Poster presentation).
  36. Scolese, D., Pham, K., Ferreira, C., Tanyu, B. F. (2013) Evaluation of the HAZUS-MH Model to Predict Flood Damage Along the New Jersey Coast After Hurricane Sandy American Geophysical Union Science Policy Conference, Washington, DC, June 26 (Poster presentation).
  37. Tanyu, B. F. (2013) Design and Construction of Nongravity Cantilever Earth Walls”, Invited lecturer, American Society of Civil Engineers - Short Course on Earth Retaining Structures, Washington, D.C., June 6-7.
  38. Tanyu, B. F. (2013) Design of Anchored Externally Stabilized Earth Retaining Structures, Invited lecturer, U.S. Department of Transportation, Arlington, VA, May 21.
  39. Tanyu, B. F. (2013) LRFD Design for Earth Retaining Structures”, Invited lecturer, National Highway Institute – Short Course, Hosted by PennDOT, Course No.: 132036, Session No.: 20090368, Allentown, PA, March 26-28.
  40. Tanyu, B.F. (2013) What Does Sustainability Mean in Geo-Practice?, Invited speaker, Deep Foundation Institute – Sustainability committee meeting, Woodley Park, VA, June 26.
  41. Tanyu, B. F. (2012) Back Analysis for Landslide in Pennsylvania Infrastructure”, Invited speaker, 1st International Alumni Reunion Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, September 14.
  42. Lindenmuth, S.P. and Tanyu, B. F. (2012) Microbially Induced Calcite Precipitation in Fly Ash Ponds, George Mason University, 2nd Annual OSCAR Summer Poster Session, Fairfax, VA, August 3 (Poster presentation).
  43. Tanyu, B. F. (2012) Summary of First Year Progress in Academia, USUCGER’s NSF Sponsored 1st Early Career Geotechnical Engineering Conference, Boston, MA, July 8 (Poster presentation).
  44. Tanyu, B. F. (2012) Use of Recycle Materials in Road Construction”,Invited Speaker, Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, Virginia Department of Transportation, Charlottesville, VA, April 9. 
  45. Tanyu, B.F. (2011) Innovative Use of Microbial Calcite Precipitation to Improve Ash Pond Conditions”, Invited attendee and speaker, Second International Workshop on Bio-Soil Interactions and Engineering, National Science Foundation Workshop hosted by Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, September 18.
  46. Tanyu, B. F. (2010) Challenges in Landfill Engineering and Development”, Invited panelistAmerican Society of Civil Engineers, Illinois Geotechnical Section, Chicago, IL, April 29.
  47. Tanyu, B.F. (2010) Monroe Plant Ash Basin Embankment Stabilization”,Invited speaker, Geoenvironmental Action Group Conference, Geosyntec Consultants, San Diego, CA, March 11.
  48. Tanyu, B. F., Sabatini, P. J. (2009) Importance of Developing Representative Interface Shear Strength Testing Program, Geosyntec Consultants, Geoenvironmental Action Group Conference, Austin, TX, May 19 (Poster and Podium presentation).
  49. Tanyu, B.F. (2009) Landslide Evaluation Using Back Analyses”, Invited speaker, American Society of Civil Engineers, Illinois Geotechnical Section, Chicago, IL, February 11.
  50. Tanyu, B.F. (2008) Remediation of Kilbuck Landslide”, Invited speaker, Geoenvironmental Action Group Conference, Geosyntec Consultants, Baltimore, MD, April 9.
  51. Tanyu, B. F., Albrecht, B., Kern, K. S., Bodine, D., Johnson, G., and Sabatini, P. J. (2007) Muskingum River Residual Waste Landfill – Permit Application, Geosyntec Consultants, Geoenvironmental Action Group Conference, Oakland, CA., April 17 (Podium presentation).
  52. Tanyu, B. F., Sabatini, P. J. (2006) Modest Laboratory Testing Results in Significant Construction Cost Savings at an FGD Landfill, Geosyntec Consultants, Geoenvironmental Action Group Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 8 (Poster presentation).
  53. Tanyu, B. F., Sabatini, P. J., Hendron. D. (2005) Design and Construction of Leachate Interceptor Trench at Closed Landfill, Geosyntec Consultants, Geoenvironmental Action Group Conference, Tampa, FL, May 10 (Podium presentation).
  54. Tanyu, B.F. (2004) Design of an Interceptor Trench in an Existing Old Landfill ComplexInvited speaker, Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists, North Central Section, Chicago, IL, May 18.
  55. Tanyu, B. F. (2004) “Micropile Design and Construction for Structural Support and Slope Stability”, Geosyntec Consultants, Geoenvironmental Action Group Conference, Chicago, IL, March 26 (Poster presentation).
  56. Tanyu, B. F. and Burkart, B. (1999) Relationship of Gypsum Content of the Woodbine and Eagle Ford Groups in Tarrant County, Texas to Deformation of Road Subgrades, The 33rd Annual Meeting South-Central Section, the Geological Society of America, Lubbock, TX, March 15 (Poster presentation)