Civil & Environmental Engineering
Jeffrey C. Evans
Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering
- B.S.C.E., Clarkson University
- M.S.C.E., Purdue University
- Ph.D., Lehigh University
- Lehigh University, 1984 - 1985
- Bucknell University, 1985 - Present
- Visiting Academic, University of Nottingham, 1998 - 1999
- soil mechanics
- foundation engineering
- environmental geotechnology
- ground improvement
- hazardous waste management
- environmental geotechnics
- slurry trench cutoff walls
- waste site remediation, in situ testing
- 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).
- 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.