Educational Background

  • B.S.C.E., Clarkson University
  • M.S.C.E., Purdue University
  • Ph.D., Lehigh University

Research Interests

  • hazardous waste management
  • environmental geotechnics
  • slurry trench cutoff walls
  • waste site remediation, in situ testing

Teaching Specialties

  • Soil mechanics
  • Foundation engineering
  • Environmental geotechnology
  • Ground improvement

Selected Publications

BOOKS

LaGrega M. L., Buckingham, P. L., and Evans, J.C., Hazardous Waste Management, 2nd Ed., McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, NY, 2001, Reissued 2010 by Waveland Press, Inc.

Evans, J. C., ed., In Situ Remediation of the Geoenvironment, Proceedings of the Conference, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication No. 71, February, 1997.

RELEVANT PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Yeboah, N., Evans, J. C. and Burns, S. E. (2012). "The Role of Bentonite in Slag-Cement-Bentonite Slurry Wall Performance: in preparation for ASCE J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering.

Ruffing, D. G., Evans, J.C., Malusis, M.A. (2012) "Long Term In Situ Measurements of the Volumetric Water Content in a Soil Bentonite Slurry Trench Cutoff Wall." ASCE GeoCongress 2012 State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering GSP 225, pp. 3429-3436.

Malusis, M.A., Yeom, S., and Evans, J.C. (2011). "Hydraulic conductivity of model soil-bentonite backfills subjected to wet-dry cycling." Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48(8), 198-211.

Ruffing, D. G., Evans, J. C., and Malusis, M. A. (2011) "Evaluations of Lateral Earth Pressure in a Soil-Bentonite Slurry Trench Cutoff Wall, " Proceedings of the 2011 Joint Pan American and
Canadian Geotechnical Society Conference
, Toronto, Canada

Ruffing, D. G., Evans, J. C., and Malusis, M. A., (2010) "Prediction of Earth Pressures in Soil-Bentonite Cutoff Walls," ASCE GeoFlorida 2010 Advances in Analysis, Modeling and Design GSP 199, pp. 2416-2425.

Lynch, D. R., Russell, J. S., Mason, J. M. and Evans, J. C. "Claims on the Foundation: Professionalism and its Liberal Base," ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, Volume 135, Issue 3, pp. 109-116 (July 2009).

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Malusis, M. A., Barben, E. J., and Evans, J. C. "Hydraulic Conductivity and Compressibility of Soil-Bentonite Backfill Amended with Activated Carbon" ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Volume 135, No. 3, pp. 664-672 (May 2009).

Evans, J. C. and Garbin, E. J., (2009) "The TRD Method for In Situ Mixed Vertical Barriers," Proceedings of the U.S.-China Workshop on Ground Improvement Technologies GSP188, pp. 271-280.

Lynch, D. R., Russell, J. S., Evans, J. C. and Sutterer, K. G. (2008), "Beyond the Cognitive: The Affective Domain, Values and Achievement of the Vision," ASCE J. of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, Vol.135, No.1, pp.47-56. (January 2009).

Malusis, M. A., Evans, J. C., McLane, M. H. and Woodward, N. R., (2008) "A Miniature Cone for Measuring the Slump of Soil Bentonite Slurry Trench Cufoff Wall Backfill," ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol. 31, No. 5, (September 2008).

Barben, E. J., Malusis, M. A. and Evans, J. C., "Slump Evaluation of Soil-Bentonite Backfill Amended with Activated Carbon" ASCE GeoCongress 2008,Geotechnics of Waste Management GSP177, pp. 636-643.

Evans, J. C., Shackelford, C. D., Yeo, S. S. and Henning, J., (2008) "Membrane Behavior of Soil-Bentonite Slurry-Trench Cutoff Walls" Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal, 17:316-322.

Evans, J. C. and Lynch, D. and Lange, D. "The Role of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Civil Engineering Body of Knowledge," Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 24-27, 2007

Evans, J. C, "The TRD Method: Slag-Cement Materials for In Situ Mixed Vertical Barriers, " ASCE Specialty Conference: New Peaks in Geotechnics, ASCE Geotechnical Special Publication No. TBA, February, 2007

Henning, J., Evans, J. C. and Shackelford, C. D., "Membrane Behavior of Soil-Bentonite Slurry Trench Cutoff Wall Backfill," ASCE J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 132, No. 10, pp. 1243-1249.

Evans, J. C. and Opdyke, S. M., "Strength, Permeability, and Compatibility of Slag-Cement-Bentonite Slurry Wall Mixtures for Constructing Vertical Barriers," Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Environmental Geotechnics, Cardiff, Wales, June 26-30, 2006, Thomas Telford Publishing, UK.

Evans, J. C., and McGinnis, R. G., "Short-term Study Abroad: Engineering in a Global and Societal Context, Proceedings of the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Excellence in Engineering Education; Chicago, Ill, USA, June 18-21, 2006.

Yeo, S.-S., Shackelford, C. D., and Evans. J. C., "Consolidation and Hydraulic Conductivity of Nine Model Soil-Bentonite Backfill," ASCE J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 131, No. 10, pp. 1189-1198.

Opdyke, S. M. and Evans, J. C. "Slag-Cement-Bentonite Slurry Walls," ASCE J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 131, No. 6, pp. 673-681.

Yeo, S.-S., Shackelford, C. D., and Evans. J. C., "Membrane Behavior of Model Soil-Bentonite Backfill Mixtures," ASCE J. of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, Vol. 131, No. 4, pp. 418-429.

Evans, J. C. and Ryan, C. "Time-Dependent Strength Behavior of Soil-Bentonite Slurry Wall Backfill'" Waste Containment and Remediation: Proceedings of the Geo-Frontiers 2005 Congress, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 142, January, 2005.

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