Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Chen,  D., Mastin, N. (accepted in August 2015). Sigmoidal Models for Predicting Pavement Performance Conditions, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE.
  • Chen,  D., Cavalline, T., Mastin, N. (In Press, 2015). Development  of  Piecewise  Linear Performance  Models  for  Flexible  Pavements  Using  PMS  Data, Journal  of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE.
  • Chen, D. and Dye, M. (2014). Evaluation of Initial IRI Values as Acceptance Criteria for Flexible Pavements, International Journal of Engineering Research & Innovation (IJERI), Fall/Winter 2014, Vol. 6 (2): 55-61.
  • Cho, C.S., Chen, D., and Woo, S.K. (2012). Building Information Modeling (BIM)-based Design of Energy Efficient Buildings, Journal of Korean Institute of Building Information Modeling (KIBIM), Vol. 2 (1): 1-6.
  • Chen, D., Jahren, C.T., Lee, H., Williams, R. C., Kim, S., Heitzman, M., and Kim, J. (2010). Effects of Recycled Materials on Long-Term Performance of Cold In-Place Recycled Asphalt Roads, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, June 2010, Vol. 24 (3): 275-280.
  • Kim, J., Lee, H., Jahren, C.T., Heitzman, M., and Chen, D. (2010). Life Expectancy of Cold In-Place Recycled Roads in Iowa, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, June 2010, Vol. 24 (3): 265-274.
  • Thomas, H. R., Horman, M. J., Minchin, R. E., Chen,  D. (2003). Improving Labor Flow  Reliability  for  Better  Productivity  as  Lean  Construction,  Journal  of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE, 129(3): 251-261.
  • Thomas, H. R., Minchin, R. E., Chen, D. (2003). Role of Workforce Management in Bridge Superstructure Labor Productivity, Journal of Management in Engineering, ASCE, 19 (1): 9-16.


Conference Papers

  • Chen, D., Cavalline, T., and Mastin, N. (2015). Piecewise Linear Models for Ordinal Pavement  Distress  Data,  proceedings  of  the  9th  International  Conference  on Managing Pavement Assets (ICMPA9), May 18-21, 2015, Washington D.C.
  • Chen,   D., Mastin,  N.,  and  Nicholas,  T.  (2015). Development  of  Pavement Performance  Models  for  the  NCDOT  PMS,  proceedings  of  the  9th  International Conference  on  Managing  Pavement  Assets  (ICMPA9),  May  18-21,  2015, Washington D.C.
  • Chen, D., Dye, M. (2014). Evaluation of Initial IRI Values as Acceptance Criteria for Flexible  Pavements,  Proceedings  of  the  4th  IAJC/ISAM  Joint  International Conference, September 25-27, 2014, Orlando, Florida.
  • Nicholas, T., Chen,  D. (2014). Multicourse Undergraduate Learning Communities,Proceedings of the 121st ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 15-18, 2014, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Chen, D., Chen, S., and Gehrig B. (2013). A Project-Based Integrated Work/Review Cycle (PBIWR) for Design and Learning of Accelerated Construction Monitoring. Proceedings of the 120th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-26, 2013, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Ma,  J., Chen,  D.,  Zhang,  X.G,  and  Sui,  Z.,  (2012). Redundancy-Based  Safety Performance Optimization of Large-Scale Glass Facade Structures, Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Structural Engineering, November 17-19, 2012, Wuhan, China.
  • Chen,  D., and Hildreth, J., (2012). BIMing  Construction  Engineering  Curricula,Proceedings of the 119th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, June 10-13, 2012, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Chen,  D., and Ma, J., (2011). Development  of  a  BIM-based  Framework  for  the Fenestration  Industry, Proceedings  of  the  11th  International  Conference  on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR) 2011, November 3-4, 2011, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany.
  • Cho, C.S., Chen, D., and Woo, S.K., (2011). Building Information Modeling (BIM)-based  Design  of  Energy  Efficient  Buildings, Proceedings of the 28th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), June 29-July 2, 2011, Seoul, Korea.
  • Chen,  D., and Gehrig, B., (2011). Implementing Building Information Modeling in Construction  Engineering  Curricula,  Proceedings  of  the  118th  ASEE  Annual Conference & Exposition, June 26-29, 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Chen,  D., and Gao, Z., (2011).A Genetic Algorithm Approach to Building Energy Optimization, Proceedings of the 2011 ASCE International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering, June 19-22, 2011, Miami, Florida.
  • Chen, D., and Chen, S., (2011). Integrated Learning and Research: The Accelerated Construction Self-Sensing Project, Proceedings of the 2nd National Conference on Structural Experiment, Detecting Technology and Experimental Education in Civil Engineering, January 14-17, 2011, Shanghai, China.
  • Che, L., Gao, Z. and Chen,  D., (2010).Challenges and Strategies of Implementing Building Information Modeling (BIM) from Contractors’ Perspective, Proceedings of the  International  Conference  on  Computing  in  Civil  and  Building  Engineering (ICCCBE) 2010 & EG-ICE, June 30-July 2, 2010, Nottingham, United Kingdom.
  • Jones, J.W., and Chen, D. (2009).  Case Study of One Construction Organization’s Adoption  of  Lean  Construction  Practices, Proceedings  of  the  1st  Association  of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Annual Conference, November 10-14, 2009, Louisville, Kentucky.