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2020

November 25, 2020 | Our paper entitled "Development and Application of Spring Hinge Models to Simulate Reinforced Ductile Concrete Structural Components under Cyclic Loading" was published in Journal of Structural Engineering!

July 20, 2020 | Dr. Bandelt (PI), and Dr. Matthew P. Adams (Co-PI), have received a grant extension and additional funding from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT).

2019

July 20, 2020 | Dr. Bandelt (PI), and Dr. Matthew P. Adams (Co-PI), have received a grant extension and additional funding from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT).

September 18, 2019 | Our paper entitled "Plastic Hinge Behavior and Rotation Capacity in Reinforced Ductile Concrete Flexural Members" was accepted to Engineering Structures.

September 17, 2019 | Ph.D. Candidate, Mandeep Pokhrel, presented a paper at PROTECT 2019 on his research. Please check our publciations page for more information.

September 9, 2019 | Our paper entitled "Generation and Numerical Analysis of Random Aggregate Structures in Recycled Concrete Aggregate Systems" was accepted to Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering.

August 13, 2019 | Our paper entitled "Flexural Behavior of a Composite Steel and Precast Concrete Open Web Dissymmetric Framing System" was accepted to Engineering Structures.

June 4, 2019 | Dr. Bandelt (PI), and Dr. Matthew P. Adams (Co-PI), have received a grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT).

June 2, 2019 | Ph.D. Candidate, Mandeep Pokhrel, presented a paper at the Second International Interactive Symposium on UHPC on his research. Please check our publciations page for more information.

May 20, 2019 | Our paper entitled "Material Properties and Structural Characteristics Influencing Reinforced HPFRCC Deformation Capacity and Plasticity" was accepted to Composite Structures.

January 11, 2019 | Our paper entitled "Mechanics and Failure Characteristics of Hybrid Fiber-reinforced Concrete (HyFRC) Composites with Longitudinal Steel Reinforcement" was accepted to Engineering Structures.

2018

December 26, 2018 | Our paper entitled "Fiber-hinge Modeling of Engineered Cementitious Composite Flexural Members under Large Deformations" was accepted to Engineering Structures.

October 29, 2018 | Dr. Bandelt (PI), and Dr. Matthew P. Adams (Co-PI), have received a grant from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) as a subcontract from the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT).

October 4, 2018 | Dr. Bandelt (PI), Dr. Matthew P. Adams (Co-PI), Dr. Bruno M. Goncalves da Silva (Co-PI), and Dr. Taha F. Marhaba (Co-PI) have received a grant from the United States Department (USDOT) as part of the University Transportation Center (UTC) Research Program Region 2 led by the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT).

June 28, 2018 | Ph.D. Candidate, Hasan Tariq, presented a paper at the 11th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering on his research. Please check our publciations page for more information.

May 19, 2018 | Our paper entitled "Understanding Variability in Recycled Aggregate Concrete Mechanical Properties through Numerical Simulation and Statistical Evaluation" was accepted to Construction and Building Materials.

April 11, 2018 | Our paper entitled "Simulation of Displacement Capacity of Reinforced HPFRCC Flexural Members" was accepted to ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering.

May 19, 2018 | Our paper entitled "Understanding Variability in Recycled Aggregate Concrete Mechanical Properties through Numerical Simulation and Statistical Evaluation" was accepted to Construction and Building Materials.

April 11, 2018 | Our paper entitled "Simulation of Displacement Capacity of Reinforced HPFRCC Flexural Members" was accepted to ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering.

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March 1, 2018 | Dr. Bandelt and colleagues presented three papers at Computational Modeling of Concrete and Concrete Structures (EURO-C 2018) on our group's work.

January 8, 2018 | Dr. Bandelt (PI), and Dr. Matthew P. Adams (Co-PI), have received a grant from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) as a subcontract from the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT).

January 5, 2018 | Dr. Matthew P. Adams (PI) and Dr. Bandelt (Co-PI) have received a grant from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) as a subcontract from the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT).

2017

July 18, 2017 | Our paper entitled "Bond Behavior and Interface Modeling of High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Cementitious Composites" was accepted to Cement and Concrete Composites.

June 1, 2017 | Hasan Tariq joined the Bandelt Research Group. Welcome Hasan!

May 3, 2017 | Marco Fernandez was awarded an Undergraduate Research and Innovation Award. Congratulations Marco!

May 3, 2017 | Dr. Bandelt participated as a reviewer for the Structural Engineer's Association of New York (SEAoNY) 2017 Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards. Congratulations to all of the winners!

April 20, 2017 | Dr. Bandelt gave a presentation to North Jersey Chapter of the Structural Engineering Institute in Newark, NJ.

January 17, 2017 | Mandeep Pokhrel passed his qualifying exam. Congratulations Mandeep!

January 12, 2017 | Dr. Bandelt gave a presentation to North Jersey Chapter of the Structural Engineering Institute in Fairfield, NJ.

January 5, 2017 | Dr. Bandelt (PI), and Dr. Matthew P. Adams (Co-PI), have received a grant from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) as a subcontract from the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT).

2016

October 25, 2016 | Dr. Bandelt presented research on Recycled Concrete Aggregate, co-authored by Dr. Matthew P. Adams, at the Fall 2016 American Concrete Institute Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

September 21, 2016 | Dr. Bandelt presented a paper at the 9th RILEM International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Concrete (BEFIB 2016) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

September 1, 2016 | Noah Thibodeaux joined the Bandelt Research Group. Welcome Noah!

June 1, 2016 | Dr. Bandelt presented a paper at the 9th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures in Berkeley, California.

May 27, 2016 | Dr. Bandelt visited Stanford University and served as a member of Timothy Frank's Ph.D. Oral Examination Committee for his thesis entitled "Behavior of Reinforced High-performance Fiber-reinforced Cement-based Composite Flexural Members Subjsected to Various Cyclic Deformation Histories". Congratulations to Tim on passing his defense!.

2015

March 2, 2016 | Our paper entitled "Impact of Reinforcement Ratio and Loading Type on the Deformation Capacity of High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Cementitious Composites Reinforced with Mild Steel" was accepted to the ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering. The paper can be viewed at the following link.

January 13, 2016 | Mandeep Pokhrel joined the Bandelt Research Group. Welcome Mandeep!

December 23, 2015 | Dr. Matthew P. Adams (PI) and Dr. Matthew Bandelt (Co-PI) were awarded a research grant from the the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) as a subcontract from the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT).

September 1, 2015 | Welcome to the Fall 2016 Semester! Students who would like to meet about research opportunities should send Dr. Bandelt an e-mail at e-mail, schedule an appointment, or stop by his office in Colton Hall, Room 209.

July 23, 2015 | Prof. Bandelt has arrived on campus at NJIT and is preparing for the upcoming academic year. Students interested in research opportunities should contact Prof. Bandelt by e-mail, or stop by his office in Colton Hall, Room 209.

June 18, 2015 | Dr. Bandelt gave a talk on computational modeling of high-performance fiber-reinforced cementitious composites at the 2015 ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference in Stanford, California.

June 14, 2015 | Matthew Bandelt's doctoral degree was conferred by Stanford University at the 124th Commencement Ceremony.

June 3, 2015 | Matthew Bandelt delivered a presentation on his research at the 7th International Symposium on High-Performance Fiber Reinforced Cementitious Composites (HPFRCC-7) in Stuttgart, Germany.