Papers based on Graduate Theses


  • Wilasa Vichit-Vadakan

“Measuring Permeability of Rigid Materials by a Beam-Bending Method: II. Porous Vycor”, W. Vichit-Vadakan and G.W. Scherer, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 83 [9] (2000) 2240-2245; Erratum, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 87 [8] (2004) 1614

“Beam-bending method for permeability and creep characterization of cement paste and mortar”, W. Vichit-Vadakan and G.W. Scherer, pp. 27-32 in Creep, Shrinkage and Durability Mechanics of Concrete and Other Quasi-Brittle Materials, eds. F.-J. Ulm, Z.P. Bazant, & F.H. Wittmann (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2001)

“Measuring Permeability of Rigid Materials by a Beam-Bending Method: III. Cement Paste”, W. Vichit-Vadakan and G.W. Scherer, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 85 [6] 1537–44 (2002) ; Erratum, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 87 [8] (2004) 1615

“Measuring permeability and stress relaxation of young cement paste by beam-bending”, W. Vichit-Vadakan and G.W. Scherer, Cement Concrete Res. 33 (2003) 1925-1932

“Leakage of CO2 Through Abandoned Wells: Role of Corrosion of Cement “, G.W. Scherer, M. A. Celia, J.-H. Prévost, S. Bachu, R. Bruant, A. Duguid, R. Fuller, S. E. Gasda, M. Radonjic, W. Vichit-Vadakan, in Carbon Dioxide Capture for Storage in Deep Geologic Formations - Results from the CO2 Capture Project, Vol 2 - Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide with Monitoring and Verification (Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, 2005)

  • Hang-Shing Ma

“Mechanical structure-property relationship of aerogels”, H.-S. Ma, A.P. Roberts, J.-H. Prévost, R. Jullien, and G.W. Scherer, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 277 (2000) 127-141

“Computer simulation of mechanical structure-property relationship of aerogels”, H.-S. Ma, J.-H. Prévost, R. Jullien, and G.W. Scherer, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 285 (2001) 216-221

“Modeling of Sol-Gel Transition with Loop Network Formation and its Implications on Mechanical Properties”, H.-S. Ma, J.-P. Prévost, R. Jullien and G. W. Scherer, in Advances in Materials Theory and Modeling - Bridging Over Multiple-Length and Time Scales, edited by V. Bulatov, F. Cleri, L. Colombo, L. Lewis and N. Mousseau, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. No. 677 (Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 2001), AA7.10

“Dangling bond deflection model: Growth of gel network with loop structure”, H.-S. Ma, R. Jullien, and G.W. Scherer, Phys. Rev. E 65 (2002) 401-403

“Elasticity of DLCA model gels with loops”, H.-S. Ma, J. Prévost, R. Jullien, G.W. Scherer, Int. J. Solids Struct. 39 [18] (2002) 4605-4614

  • John J. Valenza II

M.R. Escalante, J. Valenza, and G.W. Scherer, "Compatible consolidants from particle modified gels", pp. 459-465 in Proc. 9th Int. Cong. Deterioration and Conservation of Stone, Vol. 2, ed. V. Fassina (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2000)

J. Valenza and G.W. Scherer, "Thermal expansion kinetics: Method to measure permeability of cementitious materials" in Proc. Materials Research Society Fall Meeting (Boston, MA, 2001)

J.J. Valenza and G.W. Scherer, "Measuring Permeability of Rigid Materials by a Beam-Bending Method: V. Cement Paste Plates", J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 37 [10] (2004) 1927-1931

J.J. Valenza and G.W. Scherer, "Evidence for anomalous thermal expansion of pore water in cement paste", Cem. and Concr. Res., 35 [1] (2005) 57-66

G.W. Scherer and J.J. Valenza, "Mechanisms of Frost Damage", pp. 209-246 in Materials Science of Concrete, Vol. VII, eds. J. Skalny and F. Young (American Ceramic Society, 2005)

J. J. Valenza II and G.W. Scherer, “Mechanism of Salt Scaling”, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 89 [4] 1161–1179 (2006)

J.J. Valenza II and G.W. Scherer, “Mechanism for Salt Scaling of a Cementitious Surface”, Materials and Structures, 40 (2007) 259-268

J.J. Valenza II and G.W. Scherer,“A Review of Salt Scaling: I. Phenomenology”, Cement Concrete Res. 37 (2007) 1007–1021

J.J. Valenza II and G.W. Scherer, “A Review of Salt Scaling: II. Mechanisms”, Cement Concrete Res. 37 (2007) 1007–1021

  • Andrew Duguid

“Degradation of well cements exposed to carbonated brine”, A. Duguid, M. Radonjic, R.  Bruant, G.W. Scherer,   Proceedings of the 4th annual conference on carbon capture and sequestration, May 2-5, 2005, Monitor and exchange publications and forum, Washington D.C.

“Durability of well cements: corrosion by carbonic acid”, A. Duguid, M. Radonjic, R.  Bruant, T. Mandecki, G.W. Scherer, Proceedings of the 107th annual meeting of the American ceramics society, April 10-13, 2005, The American Ceramics Society, Westerville, Ohio.

“Leakage of CO2 Through Abandoned Wells: Role of Corrosion of Cement “, G.W. Scherer, M. A. Celia, J.-H. Prévost, S. Bachu, R. Bruant, A. Duguid, R. Fuller, S. E. Gasda, M. Radonjic, W. Vichit-Vadakan, in Carbon Dioxide Capture for Storage in Deep Geologic Formations - Results from the CO2 Capture Project, Vol 2 - Geologic Storage of Carbon Dioxide with Monitoring and Verification (Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, 2005)

“Degradation of Oilwell Cement Due to Exposure to Carbonated Brine”, Andrew Duguid, George W. Scherer,  Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control, 4 (2010) 546–560

“Characterization of Cement from a Well at Teapot Dome Oil Field: Implications for Geologic Sequestration”, G.W. Scherer, B. Kutchko, N. Thaulow, A. Duguid, B. Mook, Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control, 5 (2011) 115–1240

“Degradation of cement at the reservoir/cement interface from exposure to carbonated brine”, A. Duguid, M. Radonjic, and G.W. Scherer, Int. J. Greenhouse Gas 5 (2011) 1413–1428

  • Inmaculada Jiménez González

“Hygric Swelling of Portland Brownstone”, I. Jimenez Gonzalez, M. Higgins, and G.W. Scherer, pp. 21-27 in Materials Issues in Art & Archaeology VI, MRS Symposium Proc. Vol. 712, eds. P.B. Vandiver, M. Goodway, and J.L. Mass (Materials Res. Soc., Warrendale, PA, 2002)

“Effect of swelling inhibitors on the swelling and stress relaxation of clay-bearing stones”, I. Jiménez González and G.W. Scherer, Environmental Geology 46 (2004) 364–377

“Characterization of Swelling in Clay-Bearing Stone”, G.W. Scherer and I. Jiménez González, pp. 51-61 in Stone decay and conservation, SP-390, ed. A.V. Turkington (Geological Soc. Am., 2005)

“Evaluating the potential damage to stones from wetting and drying cycles”, I. Jiménez González and G.W. Scherer, pp. 685-693 in Measuring, Monitoring and Modeling Concrete Properties, ed. M.S. Konsta-Gdoutos (Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2006) 

“Swelling clays and salt crystallization: Damage mechanisms and the role of consolidants”, G.W. Scherer and I. Jiménéz Gonzalez, pp. 29-39 in Proc. Int. Symp. Stone consolidation in cultural heritage, eds. J. Delgado Rodrigues and J. Manuel Mimoso (Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia Civil, Lisbon, 2008) ISBN 978-972-49-2135-8

“The role of clay minerals in the physico-mechanical deterioration of sandstone”, I. Jiménez González, C. Rodríguez-Navarro, and G.W. Scherer, J. Geological Res. 113, F02021, doi:10.1029/2007JF000845

  • Tim Wangler

“Controlling stress from swelling clay”, Timothy Wangler, Angela Wylykanowitz, and G.W. Scherer, pp. 703-708 in Measuring, Monitoring and Modeling Concrete Properties, ed. M.S. Konsta-Gdoutos (Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2006)

“Clay Swelling Mechanism in Clay-Bearing Sandstones”, T. Wangler, G. W. Scherer, Env. Geo. DOI 10.1007/s00254-008-1380-3

“Swelling damage mechanism for clay-bearing sandstones”, P. Duffus, T. Wangler, and G.W. Scherer. Proc. 11th Int. Cong. Deterioration and Conservation of Stone (Nicolaus Copernicus University Press, Torun, Poland, 2008) Vol. I, pp. 65-72

“Controlling swelling of Portland Brownstone”, T. Wangler and G.W. Scherer, J. Mater. Res. 24 [5] (2009) 1646-1652

“Flaw propagation and buckling in clay-bearing sandstones”, T.P. Wangler, A. Stratulat, P. Duffus, J.-H. Prévost, G.W. Scherer, Environ. Earth Sci. 63 [7-8] (2011) 1565-1572

  • Zhenhua Sun

“Kinetics of Ice Growth in Concrete”, Z. Sun, D. Kumpf, and G.W. Scherer, paper W4-07.1 in Proc. 12th Int. Cong. Cement Chemistry, eds. J.J. Beaudoin, J.M. Makar, L. Raki (National Research Council of Canada, Montreal, Canada, 2007) ISBN 978-0-660-19695-4

“Kinetics of ice growth in cement and concrete”, Z. Sun and G.W. Scherer, pp. 183-190 in Int. RILEM Symp. On Concrete Modelling (CONMOD ’08), eds. E. Schlangen and G. DeSchutter (RILEM, Bagneux, France, 2008) ISBN-13: 978-2-35158-060-8

“Kinetics of ice growth in cement paste”, Z. Sun, O. Abellan & G.W. Scherer, in Proc. 8th Int. Conf. Creep, Shrinkage and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures (ConCreep8), Ise-Shima, Japan (2008) 951~956

“Effect of Air Voids on the Dilatation of Mortar During Freezing”, Z. Sun and G.W. Scherer, p. 896-901 in Poromechanics IV, Proc. Fourth Biot Conf. on Poromechanics, New York, 2009. eds. H.I. Ling, A. Smyth, R. Betti (DEStech Publications, Lancaster, PA, 2009)

“Effect of Air Voids on Salt Scaling”, Z. Sun and G.W. Scherer, Cement Concr. Res. 40 (2010) 260–270

“Pore size and shape in mortar by thermoporometry”, Z. Sun and G.W. Scherer, Cement Concr. Res. 40 (2010) 740–751

“Measurement and Simulation of Dendritic Growth of Ice in Cement Paste”, Z. Sun and G.W. Scherer, Cem. Concr. Res. 40 (2010) 1393–1402

  • Ed Matteo

"Experimental Study of the Diffusion-Controlled Acid Degradation of Class H Portland Cement”,  E. N. Matteo and G. W. Scherer.  International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 7 (2012) 181–191

(2011), doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2011.07.012

“Understanding Boundary Condition Effects on the Corrosion Kinetics of Class H Well Cement”, E.N. Matteo, G.W. Scherer, B. Huet, and L. Pel, Energy Procedia 4 (2011) 5370–5376

"Understanding Boundary Condition Effects of the Corrosion Kinetics on Class H Well Cement”, Matteo, E. N., Scherer, G. W., Huet, B., and L.Pel.  Proc. 10th Int. Conf. Greenhouse Gas Technologies.  Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 19-23, 2010.  

  • Sonia Naidu

“The use of hydroxyapatite as a new inorganic consolidant for damaged carbonate stones”, Enrico Sassoni, Sonia Naidu, George W. Scherer, Journal of Cultural Heritage 12 (2011) 346–355

“Preliminary Results of the Use of Hydroxyapatite as a Consolidant for Carbonate Stones”, E. Sassoni, S. Naidu, and G.W. Scherer, Paper WW4.5, Materials Research Society Symposium WW, Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology IX, November 29 - December 2, 2010, Boston, MRS Online Proceedings Library, 1319 (2011) mrsf10-1319-ww04-05

“New Treatment for Corrosion-Resistant Coatings for Marble and Consolidation of Limestone”, S. Naidu, E. Sassoni, and G.W. Scherer, pp. 289-294 in Jardins de Pierres (SFIIC, Champs-sur-Marne, France, 2011) 

“Microstructural and mechanical effects of heating as an artificial weathering method for stone in consolidants testing”, E. Franzoni, E. Sassoni, F. Fusi, G.W. Scherer, S. Naidu, pp. 332-337 in Proc. 5th Int. Cong. Sci. Technol. Safeguard of Cul-tural Heritage in the Mediterranean Basin, Istanbul (2012), held 22-25 November 2011

“Effectiveness of hydroxyapatite as a consolidating treatment for lithotypes with varying carbonate content and porosity”, E. Sassoni, E. Franzoni, B. Pigino, G.W. Scherer, S. Naidu, pp. 338-343 in Proc. 5th Int. Cong. Sci. Technol. Safeguard of Cul-tural Heritage in the Mediterranean Basin, Istanbul (2012), held 22-25 November 2011

“Consolidation of calcareous and siliceous sandstones by hydroxyapatite: com-parison with a TEOS-based consolidant”, E. Sassoni, E. Franzoni, B. Pigino, G.W. Scherer, S. Naidu, J. Cultural Heritage 14 [3] (2012) 103-108

“Artificial weathering of stone by heating”, E. Franzoni, E. Sassoni, G.W. Scherer, S. Naidu, J. Cultural Heritage 14 [3] (2012) 85-93

“Consolidation of a porous limestone by means of a new treatment based on hydroxyapatite”, E. Sassoni, E. Franzoni, G.W. Scherer, S. Naidu, Proc. 12th Int. Cong. Deterioration and Conservation of Stone, New York, 2012 (accepted)

“Development of hydroxyapatite films to reduce the dissolution rate of marble”, S. Naidu and G.W. Scherer, Proc. 12th Int. Cong. Deterioration and Conservation of Stone, New York, 2012 (accepted)

“Microstructural and mechanical effects of heating as an artificial weathering method for stone in consolidant testing”, E. Franzoni, E. Sassoni, G.W. Scherer, S. Naidu, Proc. 12th Int. Cong. Deterioration and Conservation of Stone, New York, 2012 (accepted)

“Artificial weathering of stone by heating”, E. Franzoni, E. Sassoni, G.W. Scherer, S. Naidu, Journal of Cultural Heritage 14 (2013) 85-93

“Nucleation, growth and evolution of hydroxyapatite films on calcite”, S. Naidu, J. Blair, G.W. Scherer, Material Research Society Symposium, Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology X, Boston, MRS Online Proceedings Library (2013, accepted)

“ Hydroxyapatite-based consolidant and the acceleration of hydrolysis of silicate-based consolidants”, S. Naidu, C. Liu, G.W. Scherer,  J. Cultural Heritage (accepted)  

  • Lori Tunstall

“Influence of fly ash on air entrainment”, L.E. Tunstall and G.W. Scherer, 8 p., paper C3-1 in Proc. Int. Cong. Durability of Concrete, Trondheim, Norway, June 18-21, 2012, Eds. Harald Justnes, Stefan Jacobsen, ISBN 978-82-8208-031-6

“Predicting AEA dosage by Foam Index and adsorption on Fly Ash”, S. Jacobsen, M. Ollendorff, M. Geiker, L. Tunstall, and G.W. Scherer, pp. 103-120, Proc. Nor-dic Concrete Federation Workshop on Durability aspects of fly ash and slag in con-crete, (Norw. Public Roads Adm. Oslo, 15-16 February 2012)

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