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Farshad Rajabipour

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

231M Sackett Building

fxr10@psu.edu

814-863-0601

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Geotechnical and Materials Engineering

Interest Areas:

Sustainable infrastructure, concrete materials.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2000
  • MS, Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2003
  • Ph D, Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2006

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Ming Xiao, Asghar Gholizadeh, Ben Adams and Farshad Rajabipour, 2018, "Relative and interactive effects of fluid's physicochemical characteristics on the incipient motion of a granular particle under laminar flow condition", ASCE Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 144, (5)
  • Amir Manafpour, Sukran Ilgin Guler, Aleksandra Radlinska, Farshad Rajabipour and Gordon P Warn, 2018, "Stochastic analysis and time-based modeling of concrete bridge deck deterioration", ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 23, (9)
  • Seyed Shafaatian, Jared R Wright and Farshad Rajabipour, 2018, "Performance of recycled soda-lime glass powder in mitigating alkali-silica reaction", Green Materials Journal themed issue on Durable Infrastructure
  • Tiffany Szeles, Jared Wright, Farshad Rajabipour and Shelley M Stoffels, 2017, "Mitigation of alkali-silica reaction by hydrated alumina", Transportation Research Record, 2629, pp. 15–23
  • Alireza Akhavan and Farshad Rajabipour, 2017, "Quantifying permeability, electrical conductivity and diffusion coefficient of rough parallel plates simulating cracks in concrete", ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 29, (9)
  • Jared Wright, Asghar Gholizadeh and Farshad Rajabipour, 2017, "Predicting fly ash dosages to prevent ASR by introducing the concrete prism test (CPT) chemical index model", International Journal of Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, pp. 1-10
  • Mina Mohebbi, Farshad Rajabipour and Barry E Scheetz, 2017, "Two-atmosphere thermogravimetric analysis for determining the unburned carbon content in fly ash", ASTM Journal of Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, 6, (1), pp. 258-279
  • Asghar Gholizadeh and Farshad Rajabipour, 2017, "Quantifying the swelling properties of alkali–silica reaction (ASR) gels as a function of their composition", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, pp. 00:1–18
  • Asghar Gholizadeh and Farshad Rajabipour, 2017, "The influence of alkali–silica reaction (ASR) gel composition on its hydrophilic properties and free swelling in contact with water vapor", Cement and Concrete Research, 94, pp. 49-58
  • Alireza Akhavan, Jeffrey M Catchmark and Farshad Rajabipour, 2017, "Ductility enhancement of autoclaved cellulose fiber reinforced cement boards manufactured using a laboratory method simulating the Hatschek process", Construction and Building Materials, 135, pp. 251-259
  • Hailong Ye, Chris Cartwright, Farshad Rajabipour and Aleksandra Radlinska, 2017, "Understanding the drying shrinkage performance of alkali-activated slag mortars", Cement and Concrete Composites, 76, pp. 13-24
  • Hamed Maraghechi, Stephen Salwocki and Farshad Rajabipour, 2017, "Utilisation of alkali activated glass powder in binary mixtures with portland cement, slag, fly ash and hydrated lime", Materials and Structures, 50, (1), pp. 1-14
  • Hamed Maraghechi, Farshad Rajabipour, Carlo G Pantano and William D Burgos, 2016, "Effect of calcium on dissolution and precipitation reactions of silica glass in alkaline solutions", Cement and Concrete Research, 87, pp. 1-13
  • Asghar Gholizadeh, Farshad Rajabipour and James L Rosenberger, 2016, "Composition-rheology relationships in alkali-silica reaction gels and the impact on the gel’s deleterious behavior", Cement and Concrete Research, 83, pp. 45-56
  • Asghar Gholizadeh, Jared Wright and Farshad Rajabipour, 2016, "An extended chemical index model to predict the fly ash dosage necessary for mitigating alkali-silica reaction in concrete", Cement and Concrete Research, 82, pp. 1-10
  • Amir Manafpour, Travis Hopper, Farshad Rajabipour, Aleksandra Radlinska, Gordon P Warn, Parisa Shokouhi, Dennis Morian and Shervin Jahangirnejad, 2016, "Field investigation of in-service performance of concrete bridge decks in Pennsylvania", Transportation Research Records, 2577, pp. 1-7
  • Chris Cartwright, Farshad Rajabipour and Aleksandra Radlinska, 2015, "Shrinkage characteristics of alkali-activated slag cements", ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 27, (7)
  • Ali Kazemian, Asghar Gholizadeh and Farshad Rajabipour, 2015, "Quantitative assessment of parameters that affect strength development in alkali activated fly ash binders", Construction and Building Materials, 93
  • Farshad Rajabipour, Eric Giannini, Cyrille Dunant, Jason H Ideker and Michael Thomas, 2015, "Alkali-silica reaction: Current understanding of the reaction mechanisms and the knowledge gaps", Cement and Concrete Research, 76
  • Hamed Maraghechi, Mahsa Maraghechi, Farshad Rajabipour and Carlo Pantano, 2014, "Pozzolanic reactivity of recycled glass powder at elevated temperatures: Reaction stoichiometry, reaction products", 53
  • Jared R Wright, Chris Cartwright, Dan Fura and Farshad Rajabipour, 2014, "Fresh and Hardened Properties of Concrete Incorporating Recycled Glass as 100% Sand Replacement", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 26, (10)
  • Jared R Wright, Farshad Rajabipour, Jeffrey A Laman and Aleksandra Radlinska, 2014, "Causes of Early Age Cracking on Concrete Bridge Deck Expansion Joint Repair Sections", Advances in Civil Engineering, 2014
  • Mohan Jiang, Xiaoju Chen, Farshad Rajabipour and Chris T Hendrickson, 2014, "Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Conventional, Glass Powder, and Alkali-Activated Slag Concrete and Mortar", Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 20, (4)
  • Jared Wright, Seyed Shafaatian and Farshad Rajabipour, 2014, "Examining the reliability of the chemical index model in determining fly ash effectiveness against ASR induced by highly reactive recycled glass aggregates", Construction and Building Materials, 64
  • Alireza Akhavan and Farshad Rajabipour, 2013, "Evaluating ion diffusivity of cracked cement paste using electrical impedance spectroscopy", Materials and structures, 46, (5), pp. 697–708
  • Seyed MH Shafaatian, Alireza Akhavan, Hamed Maraghechi and Farshad Rajabipour, 2013, "How does fly ash mitigate alkali–silica reaction (ASR) in accelerated mortar bar test (ASTM C1567)?", Cement and Concrete Composites, 37, pp. 143–153
  • Christopher P Cartwright, Farshad Rajabipour and Aleksandra Radlinska, 2013, "Measuring the Chemical Shrinkage of Alkali-Activated Slag Cements Using the Buoyancy Method", Mechanics and Physics of Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability of Concrete: A Tribute to Zdenek P. Bazant: Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Creep, Shrinkage, and Durability Mechanics (CONCREEP-9), September 22-25, 2013 Cambridge, Massachusetts, pp. 308
  • Christopher Cartwright, Farshad Rajabipour and Aleksandra Radlinska, 2013, "Shrinkage characteristics of alkali-activated slag cements", 3rd Int. Conf. on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies (SCMT3), Coventry Univ., Coventry England
  • A Gholizadeh Vayghan, AR Khaloo and Farshad Rajabipour, 2013, "The effects of a hydrochloric acid pre-treatment on the physicochemical properties and pozzolanic performance of rice husk ash", Cement and Concrete Composites, 39, pp. 131–140
  • Farshad Rajabipour, Seyed Afshin Shafaatian and Jared Wright, 2012, "2. Government Accession No. 3. Recipient’s Catalog No."
  • Isamu Yoshitake, Farshad Rajabipour, Yoichi Mimura and Andrew Scanlon, 2012, "A Prediction Method of Tensile Young’s Modulus of Concrete at Early Age", Advances in Civil Engineering, 2012
  • Alireza Akhavan, Seyed-Mohammad-Hadi Shafaatian and Farshad Rajabipour, 2012, "Quantifying the effects of crack width, tortuosity, and roughness on water permeability of cracked mortars", Cement and Concrete Research, 42, (2), pp. 313–320
  • Hamed Maraghechi, Seyed-Mohammad-Hadi Shafaatian, Gregor Fischer and Farshad Rajabipour, 2012, "The role of residual cracks on alkali silica reactivity of recycled glass aggregates", Cement and Concrete Composites, 34, (1), pp. 41–47
  • Phillip SK Ooi, Farshad Rajabipour, Afshin Shafaatian and Seungdon Joo, 2011, "Forensic Investigation of Distressed Pavement Supported on a Base Course Containing Recycled Concrete Aggregate", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2253, (1), pp. 22–31
  • Vayghan, A Gholizadeh, AR Khaloo, S Nasiri and Farshad Rajabipour, 2011, "Studies on the effect of retention time of rice husk combustion on the ash’s chemo-physical properties and performance in cement mixtures", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 24, (6), pp. 691–697
  • Javier Castro, Pietro Lura, Farshad Rajabipour, Ryan Henkensiefken and Jason Weiss, 2010, "Internal Curing: Discussion of the Role of Pore Solution on Relative Humidity Measurements and Desorption of Lightweight Aggregate (LWA)", ACI Special Publication, 270
  • Farshad Rajabipour, Hamed Maraghechi and Gregor Fischer, 2010, "Investigating the alkali-silica reaction of recycled glass aggregates in concrete materials", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 22, (12), pp. 1201–1208
  • Mohammad Pour-Ghaz, Farshad Rajabipour, Jon Couch and Jason Weiss, 2009, "Modeling fluid transport in cementitious systems with crack-like (notch) geometries", Proceedings of the 2nd international RILEM workshop on concrete durability and service life planning, Haifa, Israel
  • M Pour-Ghaz, Farshad Rajabipour, J Couch and J Weiss, 2009, "Numerical and experimental assessment of unsaturated fluid transport in saw-cut (notched) concrete elements", ACI special publication, 266
  • Farshad Rajabipour and Aleksandra Radlinska, 2009, "Sustainable Construction: Active Learning of Sustainability through Design and Evaluation of Green Buildings", American Society for Engineering Education
  • Farshad Rajabipour, Gaurav Sant and Jason Weiss, 2008, "Interactions between shrinkage reducing admixtures (SRA) and cement paste’s pore solution", Cement and Concrete Research, 38, (5), pp. 606–615
  • Jason Weiss, Pietro Lura, Farshad Rajabipour and Gaurav Sant, 2008, "Performance of shrinkage-reducing admixtures at different humidities and at early ages", ACI Materials Journal, 105, (5)
  • Aleksandra Radlinska, Farshad Rajabipour, Brooks Bucher, Ryan Henkensiefken, Gaurav Sant and Jason Weiss, 2008, "Shrinkage mitigation strategies in cementitious systems: A closer look at differences in sealed and unsealed behavior", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2070, (1), pp. 59–67
  • Gaurav Sant, Farshad Rajabipour and Jason Weiss, 2008, "The influence of temperature on electrical conductivity measurements and maturity predictions in cementitious materials during hydration", Indian concrete journal, 82, (4), pp. 7–16
  • Farshad Rajabipour, Gaurav Sant and Jason Weiss, 2007, "Development of electrical conductivity-based sensors for health monitoring of concrete materials", TRB Annual Conference, pp. 16
  • Farshad Rajabipour and Jason Weiss, 2007, "Electrical conductivity of drying cement paste", Materials and Structures, 40, (10), pp. 1143–1160
  • G Sant, Farshad Rajabipour, P Lura and J Weiss, 2007, "Examining residual stress development in cementitious materials experiencing an early-age expansion", 9th CANMET-ACI Int. Conf.–TC Holland Symposium, Warsaw, Poland
  • Pietro Lura, Brad Pease, Guy B Mazzotta, Farshad Rajabipour and Jason Weiss, 2007, "Influence of shrinkage-reducing admixtures on development of plastic shrinkage cracks", ACI Materials Journal, 104, (2)
  • D Damidot, F Bellmann, B Möser and T Sovoidnich, 2007, "Obliczenie szybkosci rozpuszczania krzemianu trójwapniowego w roztworach elektrolitów o róznym skadzie", Cement Wapno Beton, 12, pp. 57–67
  • Farshad Rajabipour and J Weiss, 2007, "Sledzenie stanu betonu za pomoca pomiarów przewodnictwa elektrycznego in situ", Cement Wapno Beton, 12, pp. 76–92
  • G Sant, Farshad Rajabipour, P Lura and J Weiss, 2007, "Volume changes in pastes containing shrinkage reducing admixtures under autogenous and drying conditions", Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement
  • JW Bullard, M D’Ambrosia, Z Grasley, W Hansen, N Kidner, D Lange, Pietro Lura, TO Mason, J Moon, Farshad Rajabipour and others, 2006, "A Comparison of Test Methods for Early-Age Behavior of Cementitious Materials’", 2nd International RILEM Symposium on Advances in Concrete through Science and Engineering
  • G Sant, Farshad Rajabipour, P Fishman, Pietro Lura and J Weiss, 2006, "Electrical conductivity measurements in cement paste at early ages: a discussion of the contribution of pore solution conductivity, volume, and connectivity to the overall electrical response", -Int. RILEM Workshop on Advanced Testing of Fresh Cementitious Materials,
  • Pietro Lura, Guy B Mazzotta, Farshad Rajabipour, Jason Weiss and K Kovler, 2006, "Evaporation, settlement, temperature evolution, and development of plastic shrinkage cracks in mortars with shrinkage-reducing admixtures", Int. RILEM-JCI Seminar on Concrete Durability and Service Life Planning (ConcreteLife’06)
  • Gaurav Sant, Farshad Rajabipour, Pietro Lura, Jason Weiss, J Marchand, B Bissonnette, R Gagné, M Jolin and F Paradis, 2006, "Examining time-zero and early age expansion in pastes containing shrinkage reducing admixtures (SRA’s)", 2nd international RILEM symposium on advances in concrete through science and engineering, pp. 353
  • Farshad Rajabipour, 2006, "Insitu electrical sensing and material health monitoring in concrete structures"
  • Farshad Rajabipour and Jason Weiss, 2006, "Linking health monitoring in concrete structures with durability performance simulations", ASCE Structures Congress, ASCE, St. Loius, MO
  • Jae-Heum Moon, Farshad Rajabipour, Brad Pease and Jason Weiss, 2006, "Quantifying the influence of specimen geometry on the results of the restrained ring test", Journal of ASTM International, 3, (8), pp. 1–14
  • Aleksandra Radlinska, Jae Heum Moon, Farshad Rajabipour, Jason Weiss, OM Jensen, P Lura and K Kovler, 2006, "The ring test: a review of recent developments", International RILEM Conference on Volume Changes of Hardening Concrete: Testing and Mitigation, pp. 205–214
  • Narayanan Neithalath, Bradley Justin Pease, Jae-Heum Moon, Farshad Rajabipour, Jason Weiss and Emmanuel Attiogbe, 2005, "Moisture Gradient and Time-Dependent Crack Growth in Restrained Concrete Elements Subjected to Drying", International Conference on Advances in Concrete Composites and Structures
  • Jae-Heum Moon, Farshad Rajabipour, Bradley Justin Pease and Jason Weiss, 2005, "Autogenous shrinkage, residual stress, and cracking in cementitious composites: The influence of internal and external restraint", Fourth international seminar on self-desiccation and its importance in concrete technology
  • D Damidot, F Bellmann, B Möser and T Sovoidnich, 2005, "Calculation of the dissolution rate of tricalcium silicate in several electrolyte compositions", Cement Wapno Beton
  • N Neithalath, B Pease, J Moon, Farshad Rajabipour, J Weiss and E Attiogbe, 2005, "Considering Moisture Gradients and Time-Dependent Crack Growth in Restrained Concrete Elements Subjected to Drying", NSF Workshop on High Performance Concrete, pp. 279–290
  • T Schmit, Farshad Rajabipour and J Weiss, 2005, "Investigating the Use of a Diffuse Measurement Interpretation for Analyzing Insitu Electrical Measurements", Proceedings of the International ConMat Conference, Vancouver, Canada
  • Farshad Rajabipour, Jason Weiss, John D Shane, Thomas O Mason and Surendra P Shah, 2005, "Procedure to interpret electrical conductivity measurements in cover concrete during rewetting", Journal of materials in civil engineering, 17, (5), pp. 586–594
  • Jae Heum Moon, Farshad Rajabipour and WJ Weiss, 2004, "Incorporating moisture diffusion in the analysis of the restrained ring test", CONSEC (Concrete Under Severe Conditions—Environment and Loading), Seoul Korea, pp. 1973–1980
  • Farshad Rajabipour, Jason Weiss, D Abraham, J Weiss, K Kovler, J Marchand and S Mindess, 2004, "Insitu electrical conductivity measurements to assess moisture and ionic transport in concrete (a discussion of critical features that influence the measurements)", Online report available at http://cobweb. ecn. purdue. edu/ concrete/weiss/publications/o conference/OC-021. pdf
  • Maryam Hojati, Farshad Rajabipour and Aleksandra Radlinska, , "Effect of activator, curing, and humidity on drying shrinkage of alkali-activated fly ash", Green Materials Journal themed issue on Durable Infrastructure

Conference Proceedings

  • Shervin Jahangirnejad, Dennis Morian, Aleksandra Radlinska and Farshad Rajabipour, 2017, "Using life-cycle cost analysis for maintaining concrete bridge decks in Pennsylvania"
  • Maryam Hojati, Farshad Rajabipour and Aleksandra Radlinska, 2016, "Drying shrinkage of alkali activated fly ash: Effect of activator composition and ambient relative humidity"
  • Juliana Neves, Stephen Salwocki and Farshad Rajabipour, 2016, "Is alkali-activated fly ash concrete prone to alkali-silica reaction?"
  • Asghar Gholizadeh, Farshad Rajabipour and Corey Arndt, 2016, "The influence of ASR gels composition on their swelling properties"
  • Mina Mohebbi, Farshad Rajabipour and Barry E Scheetz, 2015, "Reliability of loss on ignition (LOI) test for determining the unburned carbon content in fly ash"
  • Hamed Maraghechi, Mahsa Maraghechi and Farshad Rajabipour, 2014, "Investigation of using alkali activation to enhance the pozzolanic performance of recycled glass powder"
  • Jared Wright, Farshad Rajabipour, Jeffrey A Laman, Aleksandra Radlinska, Danielle Lombardi and Dennis Morian, 2014, "Investigation of longitudinal cracking in concrete repair sections adjacent to bridge deck expansion joints"
  • Hailong Ye, Christopher Cartwright, Farshad Rajabipour and Aleksandra Radlinska, 2014, "Effect of Drying Rate on Shrinkage of Alkali-Activated Slag Cements"
  • Farshad Rajabipour, H. Maraghechi and S.M.H. Shafaatian, 2012, "ASR and Its Mitigation in Mortars Containing Recycled Soda-Lime Glass Aggregates", 14th International Conference on Concrete Alkali Aggregate Reactions (ICAAR)
  • S.M.H. Shafaatian and Farshad Rajabipour, 2012, "A Preliminary Study to Understand the Beneficial Effects of Glass Powder against Alkali Silica Reaction", International Congress on Durability of Concrete (ICDC2012)
  • A. Radlinska, M. J. Salera, J. R. Yost, S. Ernst and Farshad Rajabipour, 2012, "Material and Structural Properties of Alkali-Activated Fly Ash Concrete", International Congress on Durability of Concrete (ICDC2012)
  • Farshad Rajabipour, P. Ooi and A. Radlinska, 2011, "Analysis of Distressed Pavement Supported on a Base Course Containing Recycled Aggregates", Proceedings of the Conference on Structural Failure
  • Farshad Rajabipour, PHILIP OOI and Aleksandra Radlinska, 2011, "OCENA USZKODZEN NAWIERZCHNI PARKINGOWEJ NA PODBUDOWIE Z KRUSZYWA RECYKLINGOWANEGO"
  • J. Castro, P. Lura, Farshad Rajabipour, R. Henkensiefken and J. Weiss, 2010, "Internal Curing: A Discussion of the Role of Pore Solution on Relative Humidity Measurements and the Desorption of LWA", American Concrete Institute (ACI) Spring Convention, ACI Special Publication SP 270-9
  • Farshad Rajabipour, G. Fischer, P. Sigurdardottir, S. Goodnight, A. Leake and E. Smith, 2009, "Recycling and Utilizing Waste Glass as Concrete Aggregate", TRB Annual Conference
  • Farshad Rajabipour and A. Radlinska, 2009, "Sustainable Construction: Active Learning of Sustainability through Design and Evaluation of Green Buildings", ASEE Annual Conference
  • Farshad Rajabipour and A. Radlinska, 2009, "Application of Problem-based Learning for Incorporating Sustainability in Engineering Education", From Local to Global: International Sustainability Conference
  • Jason Weiss, Farshad Rajabipour, Thomas Schmit and Sebastian Fait, 2005, "Experience with the Use of Interactive Classroom Technologies for the Implementation of Problem-Based, Peer-Interaction Learning Environment in Civil Engineering Materials"

Technical Reports

  • Farshad Rajabipour, Jared Wright, Jeffrey A Laman, Aleksandra Radlinska, Dennis Morian and Shervin Jahangirnejad, 2012, "Longitudinal Cracking in Concrete Repair Sections Adjacent to Bridge Deck Expansion Joints", pp. 223
  • Farshad Rajabipour, Gregor Fischer, Porunn Sigurdardottir, Seth Goodnight, Alison Leake and Ethan Smith, 2009, "Recycling and utilizing waste glass as concrete aggregate"

Instructor's Manuals

Other

  • Farshad Rajabipour, 2003, "Fundamental investigations on utilizing electrical sensing to improve life cycle modeling of concrete structures"

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Administrative Support Work, Associate Director, Center for Integrated Asset Management for Multi-modal Transportation Infrastructure Systems (CIAMTIS) – Region 3 University Transportation Center, July 2018

Service to External Organizations:

 


 

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