Civil and Environmental Engineering
 
 
Peer-Reviewed Journals

"Interaction energies, structure, and dynamics at functionalized graphitic structure–liquid phase interfaces in an aqueous calcium sulfate solution by molecular dynamics simulation," F. Sanchez and L. Zhang. Carbon, Available online December 3, 2009. View Abstract.

"Performance of carbon nanofibers/cementitious composites with a high-range water-reducer," C. Gay and F. Sanchez. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, In press, October 2009. View Abstract.

"Carbon nanofibre/cement composites: challenges and promises as structural materials," F. Sanchez. International Journal of Materials and Structural Integrity, 3(2-3), 217-226, 2009. [Special issue on Nanotechnology for Structural Materials; Guest Editors: M.R. Taha and M. Al-Haik]. View Abstract.

"Microstructure and macroscopic properties of hybrid carbon nanofibers/silica fume cement composites," F. Sanchez and C. Ince. Composites Science and Technology, 69(7-8), 1310-1318, 2009. View Abstract.

"Leaching from granular cement-based materials during infiltration/wetting coupled with freezing and thawing," F. Sanchez, M.K. Langley White, and A. Hoang. Journal of Environmental Management, 90(2), 983-993, 2009. View Abstract.

"Molecular dynamics modeling of the interface between surface functionalized graphitic structures and calcium-silicate-hydrate: Interaction energies, structure, and dynamics," F. Sanchez and L. Zhang. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 323(2), 349-358, 2008. View Abstract.

"A sustainable environmental protection system for the management of residual contaminants," K. M. Kostelnik, J. H. Clarke, J. L. Harbour, F. Sanchez, and F. L. Parker, Research in Social Problems and Public Policy, In: Long-Term Management of Contaminated Sites. (T.M. Leschine), JAI, 13, 117-137, 2006. View Abstract.

"Effects of progressive carbonation on heavy metal leaching from cement-bound waste," T. Van Gerven, G. Cornelis, E. Vandoren, A. C. Garrabrants, F. Sanchez, D. S. Kosson, and C. Vandecasteele. AIChE Journal, 52(2), 826-837, 2006. View Abstract.

"Probabilistic approach for estimating the release of contaminants under field management scenarios," F. Sanchez, and D. S. Kosson, Waste Management, 25, 463-472, 2005. View Abstract.

"Effect of experimentally induced reducing conditions on the potential mobility of arsenic from a mining soil ," V. Chatain, F. Sanchez, R. Bayard, R. Gourdon, P. Moskowicz, Journal of Hazardous Materials, B 122, 119-128, 2005. View Abstract.

"Effect of indigenous bacterial activity on arsenic mobilization under anaerobic conditions," V. Chatain, R. Bayard, F. Sanchez, P. Moszkowicz, and R. Gourdon, Environment International, 31, 221-226, 2005. View Abstract.

"The effects of carbonation and drying during intermittent leaching on the release of inorganic constituents from a cement-based matrix," C. Gervais, A. C. Garrabrants, F. Sanchez, R. Barna, P. Moszkowicz, and D. S. Kosson, Cement and Concrete Research, 34, 119-131, 2004. View Abstract.

"Changes in constituent equilibrium leaching and pore water characteristics of a Portland cement mortar as a result of carbonation," A. C. Garrabrants, F. Sanchez, and D. S. Kosson, Waste Management, 24, 19-36, 2004. View Abstract.

"Environmental assessment of waste matrices contaminated with arsenic," F. Sanchez, A. C. Garrabrants, C. Vandecasteele, P. Moszkowicz, and D. S. Kosson, Journal of Hazardous Materials, B96, 229-257, 2003. View Abstract.

"Multi-regime transport model for leaching of heterogeneous porous materials," F. Sanchez, I. W. Massry, T. T. Eighmy, and D. S. Kosson, Waste Management, 23(3), 219-224, 2003. View Abstract.

"Effects of intermittent wetting on concentration profiles and release from a cement-based waste matrix," F. Sanchez, A. C. Garrabrants, and D. S. Kosson, Environmental Engineering Science, 20(2), 135-153, 2003. View Abstract.

"Leaching model for a cement mortar exposed to intermittent wetting and drying," A. C. Garrabrants, F. Sanchez, and D. S. Kosson, AIChE Journal, 49(5), 1317-1333, 2003. View Abstract.

"Use of a new leaching test framework for evaluating alternative treatment processes for mercury contaminated soils," F. Sanchez, C. H. Mattus, M. I. Morris, and D. S. Kosson, Environmental Engineering Science, 19(4), 251-269, 2002. View Abstract.

"Leaching of inorganic contaminants from cement-based waste materials as a result of carbonation during intermittent wetting," F. Sanchez, C. Gervais, A. C. Garrabrants, R. Barna, and D. S. Kosson, Waste Management, 22(2), 249-260, 2002. View Abstract.

"An integrated framework for evaluating leaching in waste management and utilization of secondary materials," D. S. Kosson, H. A. van der Sloot, F. Sanchez, and A. C. Garrabrants, Environmental Engineering Science, 19(3), 159-204, 2002. View Abstract.

"The effect of storage in an inert atmosphere on the release of inorganic constituents during intermittent wetting of a cement-based material," A. C. Garrabrants, F. Sanchez, C. Gervais, P. Moszkowicz, and D. S. Kosson, Journal of Hazardous Materials, B91, 159-185, 2002. Vew Abstract.

"Use of accelerated aging to predict behavior of recycled materials in concrete pavements - Physical and environmental comparison of laboratory-aged samples with field pavements," T. T. Eighmy, R. A. Cook, D. L. Gress, A. Coviello, J. C. M. Spear, K. Hover, C., R. Pinto, S. Hobbs, D. Kosson, F. Sanchez, H. A. van der Sloot, C. Korhonen, and M. Simon, Transportation Research Record (TRR) Series, 1792(Sustainability and Environmental Concerns in Transportation 2002), 118-128, 2002. View Abstract.

"Environmental assessment of a cement-based solidified soil contaminated with lead," F. Sanchez, R. Barna, A. C. Garrabrants, D. S. Kosson, and P. Moszkowicz, Chemical Engineering Science, 55(1), 113-128, 2000. View Abstract.

"Pollutants leaching behaviour from solidified wastes: A selection of adapted various models," P. Moszkowicz, F. Sanchez, R. Barna, and J. Méhu, Talanta, 46(3), 375-383, 1998. View Abstract.

"Leaching behavior of pollutants in stabilized/solidified wastes," R. Barna, F. Sanchez, P. Moszkowicz, and J. Méhu, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 52(2-3), 287-310, 1997. View Abstract.

"Diffusion and dissolution in a reactive porous medium: mathematical modelling and numerical simulations," P. Moszkowicz, J. Pousin, and F. Sanchez, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, 66, 377-389, 1996. View Abstract.

 
Manuscripts in Review

"Effect of carbon nanofibers (CNF) loading on the macroscopic properties and microstructure of hybrid CNF/Portland cement composites," F. Sanchez and C. Ince. In revision for publication to Composite Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, May 23, 2008.

"Multi-scale performance of carbon microfiber reinforced cement-based composites exposed to a decalcifying environment," F. Sanchez and A. Borwankar. Submitted for publication to Materials Science and Engineering: A, June 3, 2009.

"Nanotechnology in concrete: A review," F. Sanchez and K. Sobolev. Submitted for publication to Construction and Building Materials, July 2009.

 
Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

"Multi-scale performance and durability of carbon nanofibers/cement composites," F. Sanchez, L. Zhang, and C. Ince, In: Nanotechnology in Construction 3: Proceedings of the NICOM3, Springer Proceedings in Physics, Zdenek Bittnar (Editor), Peter J M Bartos (Editor), J. Zeman (Editor), Jiri Nemecek (Editor), V. Smilauer (Editor), 438p., 2009. View Abstract.

"Effect of decalcification on the performance of carbon microfiber reinforced cement-based materials," F. Sanchez, A. Borwankar, and C. Ince. RILEM Proceedings Book related to the NUCPERF 2009 Workshop (Long Term Performance of Cementitious Barriers and Reinforced Concrete in Nuclear Power Plants and Waste Management (EFC Event n°317)). 30 March – 2 April 2009, Cadarache, France. e-ISBN 978-2-35158-087-5, 119-124, 2009. View Abstract.

"Arsenic behavior in mining soil," V. Chatain, F. Sanchez, R. Bayard, and P. Moszkowicz, In: Journal de Physique IV: Proceedings, EDP Sciences, 107 (XIIth International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment), 289-292, 2003. View Abstract.

 
Peer-Reviewed Reports

“Characterization of coal combustion residues from electric utilities – Leaching and characterization data,” D.S. Kosson, F. Sanchez, P. Kariher, L.H. Turner, R. Delapp, and P. Seignette. Prepared for the US Environmental Protection Agency – Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division, EPA/600/R-09/151, December 2009.

"Characterization of Coal Combustion Residues from Electric Utilities Using Wet Scrubbers for Multi-Pollutant Control," F. Sanchez, D.S. Kosson, R. Keeney, R. Delapp, L. Turner, and P. Kariher. Prepared for the US Environmental Protection Agency – Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division, EPA/600/R-08/077, July 2008, available at: http://www.epa.gov/nrmrl/pubs/600r08077/600r08077.htm

"Characterization of Mercury-Enriched Coal Combustion Residues from Electric Utilities Using Enhanced Sorbents for Mercury Control," F. Sanchez, R. Keeney, D. S. Kosson, and R. Delapp. Prepared for the US Environmental Protection Agency – Air Pollution Prevention and Control Division, Contract No. EP-C-04-023, Work Assignment 1-31, Report EPA-600/R-06/008, Feb. 2006, available at: http://www.epa.gov/nrmrl/pubs/600r06008/600r06008.html

"Use of a new leaching test framework for evaluating alternative treatment processes for mercury contaminated mixed waste (hazardous and radioactive)," F. Sanchez, D. S. Kosson, C. H. Mattus, and M. I. Morris, prepared for the US Environmental Protection Agency, 282 p., Dec. 2001.

"A predictive approach for long-term performance of recycled materials using accelerated aging," T. T. Eighmy, R. A. Cook, D.L. Gress, A. Coviello; J. M. Spear, K. Hover, R. Pinto, S. Hobbs, D. S. Kosson, F. Sanchez, H.A.van der Sloot, and C. Korhonen, Volume I: Main Report and Volume II: Data Appendices, Report FHWA – FHWA-RD-01-022, FHWA, US Department of Transportation, 396 p., 2001.

 
Published Conference Proceedings

"Carbon nanofibers/cement-based composites for civil engineering applications," F. Sanchez, In: 2009 NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Research and Education in a Flat World, June 22-25, 2009, Honolulu (Hawaii), 2009.

"Improved leach testing for evaluating fate of mercury and other metals from management of coal combustion residues," S.A. Thorneloe, D.S. Kosson, F. Sanchez, B. Khan, and P. Kariher, In: Global Waste Management Symposium, Promoting Technology and Scientific Innovation, Copper Mountain Conference Center, Colorado USA; September 7-10, 2008.

"A leaching framework and protocols for wastes and secondary materials," F. Sanchez, A. C. Garrabrants, D. S. Kosson, and H. van der Sloot, In: RCRA: Putting Resource Conservation into RCRA, USEPA, Aug. 12, 2003, Washington, D.C.: Air & Waste Management Association, VIP-123-CD, 2003.

"Biochemical leaching of arsenic in a mining soil under anaerobic conditions," V. Chatain, R. Bayard, F. Sanchez, P. Moszkowicz, and R. Gourdon, In: Second European Bioremediation Conference, June 30-July 4, 2003, Chania Crete (Greece), 308-311, 2003.

"A comparison of approaches for assessing long-term leaching of inorganic constituents from cement-based materials," A. C. Garrabrants, F. Sanchez, and D. S. Kosson, In: Progress on the Road to Sustainability: The fifth International Conference on the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials, WASCON 2003, June 4-6, 2003, San Sebastian (Spain), 2003.

"Use of accelerated aging to predict future behavior of recycled materials in  portland cement concrete pavements: physical properties," T. T. Eighmy, J. C. M. Spear, R. A. Cook, D. L. Gress, A. Coviello, T. Van Dam, K. R. Peterson, K. Hover, R. Pinto, S. Hobbs, D. S. Kosson, F. Sanchez, C. Korhonen, and M. Simon, In: Progress on the Road to Sustainability: The fifth International Conference on the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials, WASCON 2003, June 4-6, 2003, San Sebastian (Spain), 2003.

"Experience with alternative leaching protocols for mercury-bearing waste," F. Sanchez, D. S. Kosson, C. H. Mattus, and M. I. Morris, In: Breaking the mercury cycle: long-term management of surplus & recycled mercury & mercury-bearing waste, May 1-3, 2002, Boston, MA: NEWMOA, Compendium of Speaker Presentation Summaries, 2002.

"Assessment of constituent leaching from soils, wastes and other materials for management decisions," D. S. Kosson, H. A. van der Sloot, F. Sanchez, and A. C. Garrabrants, In: 1st International Workshop on Groundwater Risk Assessment at Contaminated Sites (GRACOS), Feb. 21-22, 2002, (D. Halm, and P. Grathwohl, eds), Tubingen (Germany), TGA, C61, 19-23, 2002.

"Assessment of the potential mobility of inorganic pollutants in contaminated soils - Application to a mining site contaminated with arsenic," V. Chatain, P. Moszkowicz, R. Bayard, F. Sanchez, and R. Gourdon, In: Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Groundwater Risk Assessment at Contaminated Sites (GRACOS), Feb. 21-22, 2002, (D. Halm, and P. Grathwohl, eds), Tubingen (Germany), TGA, C61, 71-76, 2002.

"Caractérisation de la mobilité potentielle de l'arsenic présent dans un sol pollué," V. Chatain, R. Bayard, F. Sanchez, P. Moszkowicz, and R. Gourdon, In: National conference on “L'arsenic et ses impacts environnementaux”, Pau (France): APESA Publications, 39-40, 2002.

"Evaluating requirements for stewardship of contaminated facilities," F. Sanchez, J. Clarke, and F. L. Parker, In: Proceedings of the WM'02 conference on “HLW, LLW, Mixed Wastes and Environmental Restoration - Working Towards a Cleaner Environment”, Feb. 24-28, 2002, Tucson, (AZ): WM Symposia, Inc., Session 58 (Performance and monitoring strategies for long term cap and cover systems), p. 13, 2002.

"A framework for assessing arsenic leaching from soils and wastes," H. A. van der Sloot, D. S. Kosson, F. Sanchez, and R. N. J. Comans, In: Proceedings of the US EPA Workshop on Managing Arsenic Risks to the Environment: Characterization of Waste, Chemistry, and Treatment and Disposal, May 1-3, 2001, Denver (CO): National Risk Management Research Laboratory - US Environmental Protection Agency, EPA/625/R-03/010, Dec. 2003, p.29, 2001.

"Protocols for estimating arsenic leaching from soils and solidified wastes," F. Sanchez, A. C. Garrabrants, D. S. Kosson, and H. A. van der Sloot, In: Proceedings of the US EPA Workshop on Managing Arsenic Risks to the Environment: Characterization of Waste, Chemistry, and Treatment and Disposal, May 1-3, 2001, Denver (CO): National Risk Management Research Laboratory - US Environmental Protection Agency, EPA/625/R-03/010, Dec. 2003, p. 77, 2001.

"Predicting Future Behavior of Recycled Materials Used in Highway Applications: Coal Fly Ash Use in Portland Cement Concrete Pavement Slabs as a Basis for an Accelerated Aging Method," T. T. Eighmy, R. A. Cook, A. Coviello, J. C. M. Spear, K. Gardner, K. Hover, S. Hobbs, R. Pinto, D. S. Kosson, F. Sanchez, C. Korhonen, and M. Simon, In: Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, "Coal's International Future: The Technical Challenge, December 4-7, 2001, Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle, New South Wales (Australia), 2001.

"Estimation of environmental performance from the utilization of secondary materials in road construction using accelerated aging techniques," F. Sanchez, D. S. Kosson, and T. T. Eighmy, In: Beneficial Use of Recycled Materials in Transportation Applications conference, November 13-15, 2001, (T. T. Eighmy, eds), Arlington (Virginia): Air & Waste Management Association, 513-523, 2001.

"Evaluation of the impact of environmental conditions on constituent leaching from granular materials during intermittent infiltration," S. Lopez, F. Sanchez, and D. S. Kosson, In: Beneficial Use of Recycled Materials in Transportation Applications conference, November 13-15, 2001, (T. T. Eighmy, eds), Arlington (Virginia): Air & Waste Management Association, 285-297, 2001.

"Méthodologie d'évaluation de la mobilité potentielle de polluants inorganiques présents dans les sols pollués," V. Chatain, F. Sanchez, R. Bayard, P. Moszkowicz, and R. Gourdon, In: Proceedings of the 4th International GRUTTE Conference on “Mobilité et Traitement des Polluants inorganiques présents dans l'Environnement”, November 22-23, 2001, Limoges (France), 140-144, 2001.

"Long-term Stewardship - Do we need a new paradigm?," J. H. Clarke, F. L. Parker, F. Sanchez, W. P. Hamilton, and D. S. Kosson, In: Proceedings of the 2001 International Containment & Remediation Technology Conference and Exhibition, June 10-13, 2001, Orlando (Florida), DOE/EM-0620, 2001.

"Multi-regime transport model for leaching behavior of heterogeneous porous materials," F. Sanchez, I. W. Massry, T. T. Eighmy, and D. S. Kosson, In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Waste Stabilization and Environment 1999, April 13-16, 1999, Lyon Villeurbanne (France), 126-130, 1999.

"Evaluation of waste characterization framework," D. S. Kosson, A. C. Garrabrants, F. Sanchez, and U. Gulgule, In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Waste Stabilization and Environment 1999, April 13-16, 1999, Lyon Villeurbanne (France), p. 399, 1999.

"Leaching of inorganic contaminants from cement-based waste materials as a result of intermittent wetting," C. Gervais, A. C. Garrabrants, F. Sanchez, R. Barna, P. Moszkowicz, and D. S. Kosson, In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Waste Stabilization and Environment 1999, April 13-16, 1999, Lyon Villeurbanne (France), 97-103, 1999.

"Pollutants leaching behaviour from solidified wastes: a coupled dissolution/diffusion model," F. Sanchez, P. Moszkowicz, and R. Barna, In: First European conference on Chemical and Process Engineering, May 4-7, 1997, Firenze (Italy), 563-566, 1997.

"Etude de la lixiviation de milieux poreux contenant des espèces solubles: expérimentations et modélisation," F. Sanchez, P. Moszkowicz, and R. Barna, In: 6ème Congrès Français de Génie des Procédés, Sept. 24-26, 1997, Paris (France), 1997.

"Lixiviation de solides poreux: modèle de transfert de matière couplant dissolution et diffusion," F. Sanchez, P. Moszkowicz, and R. Barna, In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Waste Solidification-Stabilisation Processes, Nancy (France), Nov. 28 - Dec. 01, 1995, (J. M. Cases, and F. Thomas, eds), Grenoble (France): Société Alpine de Publications, 373-378, 1997.

"Evaluation of contaminant release mechanisms for stabilized/solidified wastes," F. Sanchez, A. C. Garrabrants, T. T. Kosson, J. Méhu, and D. S. Kosson, In: Environmental Aspects of Construction with Waste Materials - Putting Theory into Practice. International Conference on the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials, WASCON'97, 4-6 June 1997, (J. J. J. M. Goumans, G. J. Senden, and H. A. van der Sloot, eds), Houthem St. Gerlach, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science B.V. Studies in Environmental Science 71, 787-802, 1997.

"Models for leaching of porous materials," P. Moszkowicz, R. Barna, F. Sanchez, H. R. Bae, and J. Méhu, In: Environmental Aspects of Construction with Waste Materials - Putting Theory into Practice. International Conference on the Environmental and Technical Implications of Construction with Alternative Materials, WASCON'97, June 4-6, 1997, (J. J. J. M. Goumans, G. J. Senden, and H. A. van der Sloot, eds), Houthem St. Gerlach, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science B.V. Studies in Environmental Science 71, 491-500, 1997.

"Modéliser pour comprendre et prévoir: interprétation des tests de lixiviation de déchets stabilisés par solidification," P. Moszkowicz, J. Pousin, and F. Sanchez, In: Programme Environnement, Vie et Sociétés, CNRS. Journées du 15, 16, 17 janvier 1996 sur le thème “Tendances nouvelles en modélisation pour l'environnement”, Paris (France), 224-229, 1996.

"Lixiviation de solides poreux: modèle de transfert de matière couplant dissolution et diffusion," F. Sanchez, P. Moszkowicz, J. Pousin, and R. Barna, In: Récent progrès en Génie des Procédés, Le Génie des Procédés Complexes, 9 (42), 363-368, 1995.
“Diffusion and dissolution: modelling of the leaching of lime and lead in a porous medium,” J. Pousin, P. Moszkowicz, and F. Sanchez, In: Computational modelling of free and moving boundary problems III, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Moving Boundaries, (L. C. Wrobel, B. Sarler, and C. A. Brebbia, eds), Slovenia, 1995.

"Diffusion and dissolution in a reactive porous medium: Mathematical modelling," P. Moszkowicz, J. Pousin, and F. Sanchez, In: Computational methods for transport in porous media. Journées Numériques de Besançon, Besançon (France): Wuerz Publishing, 210-234, 1995.

"Diffusion and dissolution/precipitation in a reactive porous medium," E. Maisse, P. Moszkowicz, J. Pousin, and F. Sanchez, In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Mathematical Modelling of Flows through Porous Media, May 22-26, 1995, (A. Bourgeat, C. Carasso, S. Lukhaus, and A. Mikelic, eds), St. Etienne (France): World Scientific, 440-450, 1995.