Qiao Yu

 

Research areas: Application of analytical tools in statistics, econometrics and optimizations, to solve various problems in infrastructure asset management; Bridge and pavement deterioration modeling; Financial evaluation of infrastructure monitoring programs, Non-Destructive Testing; Strategic planning of infrastructure maintenance, rehabilitation, and reconstruction; Infrastructure repair cost modeling; Bundling strategies in contracting of highway projects; Autonomous and connected vehicles.

 

 

Journal publications

Qiao, Y., Moomen, M., Zhang, Z., Agbelie, B., Labi, S. Sinha, K.C. (2016). Modeling the Deterioration of Bridge Components Using Binary Probit Techniques with Random Effects, Transportation Research Record 2550, 96–105.

 

Saeed, T.U., Qiao, Y., Chen, S., Gkritza, K., Labi, S. (2017). Methodology for Probabilistic Modeling of Highway Bridge Infrastructure Condition: Accounting for Improvement Action Effectiveness and Incorporating Random Effects. Journal of Infrastructure Systems. In print.

 

Labi, S., Chen, S., Preckel, P. V., Qiao, Y., & Woldemariam, W. (2017). Rural two-lane highway shoulder and lane width policy evaluation using multiobjective optimization. Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, 1–16.

 

Agbelie, B., Labi, S., Fricker, J., Qiao, J., Zhang, Z., Sinha, K.C. (2017). Lifecycle Decision

Framework for Steel Bridge Painting, Journal of Bridge Engineering,

DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0001140.

 

Awards

 

2015 Neville A. Parker Award for best national non-thesis M.S. research report in transportation science & technology, awarded by the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) and sponsored by the American Roads and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

 

Conference presentations

Moomen, M., Saeed, T., Qiao, Y., Labi, S. (2016). An Empirical Analysis of Concrete Bridge Superstructure Condition: Influential Factors and Deterioration Prediction, 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 10–14, 2016.

 

Qiao, Y., Zhang, Z., M., Usman, T., Labi, S. (2016). Modeling Deterioration of Bridge Components Using Binary Probit with Random Effects, 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 10–14, 2016.

 

Qiao, Y., Usman, T.S., Labi, S. (2016). Exploring the applications of computational engineering tools in bridge management systems, 8th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2016), Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, June 16–30, 2016.

 

Qiao, Y., Usman, T.S., Moomen, M., Alqadhi, S., Labi, S. (2016). Discrete-outcome deterioration modeling of concrete and steel bridges using National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Database, 8th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2016), Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, June 16–30, 2016.

 

Taylor, B., Qiao, Y., Bowman, M., Labi, S. (2016). Cost-effectiveness of a Systemwide Program for Bridge Deck Condition Monitoring using NDT, 8th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2016), Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, June 16–30, 2016.

Abhishek, A., Qiao, Y., Chen, S., Labi, S. (2016). Poster: Addressing Uncertainty in Bridge Projects – Estimating the Cost Escalation Pathway Likelihood and Overrun Severities for Infrastructure Expansion Contracts, International Conference on Transportation & Development, Houston, Texas, June 26–29, 2016.

Al-Qadhi, S., Murillo Hoyos, J., Qiao, Y., Labi, S. (2016). Effectiveness Measurement of Pavement Rehabilitation: Constructs and Comparison of Current Findings to Existing Literature, 8th International Conference on Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Pavements (MAIREPAV8), Singapore, July 27–29, 2016.

Qiao, Y., Labi, S., Fricker, J.D., Zhang, Z., Agbelie, B., Sinha, K.C. (2017). Poster: Developing Condition-Based Triggers for Pavement Maintenance Rehabilitation

Agbelie, B., Labi, S., Fricker, J.D., Qiao, Y., Zhang, Z., Sinha, K.C. (2017). Poster: Decision Tree for Steel Bridge Painting, 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 8–12, 2017.

Zhang, Z., Labi, S., Fricker, J.D., Qiao, Y., Agbelie, B., Sinha, K.C. (2017). Poster: Developing Condition-Based Triggers for Bridge Deck Maintenance and Rehabilitation Treatments, 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 8–12, 2017.

Qiao, Y., Saeed, T.U., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2017). Modeling Maintenance, Rehabilitation, and Replacement Decisions of Highway Bridge Managers: Exploratory Analysis, 6th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 8–12, 2017.

Chen, S., Labi, S., Qiao, Y., Preckel, P., Bai, Q., Woldemariam, W. (2017). Multiobjective Optimization of Lane and Shoulder Widths at Rural Two-Lane Highways, 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, January 8–12, 2017.

 

Research Projects

 

Moomen, M., Qiao, Y., Agbelie, B., Labi, S., Sinha, K.C. (2016). Models to Support Bridge Management, Final Report, Joint Transportation Research Program, W. Lafayette.

 

Alinizzi, M. Qiao, Y., Labi, S., Cai, H., Kandil, A. (2017). Data Integration for Pavement – From Design to Maintenance and use of Automated Pavement Distress Data in INDOT’s Pavement Management System (PMS), Final Report, Joint Transportation Research Program, W. Lafayette.

 

Qiao, Y., Labi, S., Agbelie, B., Zhang, Z., Fricker, J.D., Sinha, K.C.  (2017). Strategic Scheduling of Infrastructure Repair and Maintenance, Final Report, Joint Transportation Research Program, W. Lafayette.

 

Taylor, B. R., Qiao, Y., Bowman, M. D., & Labi, S. (2016). The economic impact of implementing nondestructive testing of reinforced concrete bridge decks in Indiana (Joint Transportation Research Program Publication No. FHWA/IN/JTRP-2016/20). Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN. https://doi.org/10.5703/1288284316343

 

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