Papers based on Senior Theses

    Many of the research projects done for Senior Theses have led to publications in journals or at conferences. In the following list, the student’s name is highlighted.

“Compatible Consolidants”, M. Yang, G.W. Scherer, and G.S. Wheeler, pp. 201-208 in Compatible Materials for the Protection of European Cultural Heritage, eds. G. Biscontin, A. Moropoulou, M. Erdik, J. Delgado Rodrigues, PACT 56 (Tech. Chamber Greece, Athens, 1998)

“Particle-modified Consolidants”, M.R. Escalante, R. Flatt, G.W. Scherer, D. Tsiourva, and A. Moropoulou, pp. 425-429 in Protection and Conservation of the Cultural Heritage of the Mediterranean Cities, eds. E. Galán and F. Zezza (Balkema, Lisse, The Netherlands, 2002)

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

“Rheology optimization of Particle Modified Consolidants”, E. Aggelakopoulou, P. Charles, M.E. Acerra,  A.I.  Garcia, R.J. Flatt, and G.W. Scherer, pp.15-20 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)

“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)

“Thermal Expansion and Viscosity of Confined Liquids”, S. Xu, G.C. Simmons and G.W. Scherer, pp. 85-91 in Dynamics of Small Confining Systems, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 790, eds. J.T. Fourkas, P. Levitz, M. Urbakh, K.J. Wahl (Materials Res. Soc., Warrendale, 2004), P.6.8.1-7

“Thermal expansion kinetics: Method to measure permeability of cementitious materials: IV, Effect of thermal gradients”, J.P. Ciardullo, D.J. Sweeney, and G.W. Scherer, J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 88 [5] (2005) 1213–1221

“Expansion of hardened cement paste in saline solutions”, J.J. Valenza II, S. Vitousek, and G.W. Scherer, pp. 207-212 in Creep, Shrinkage and Durability of Concrete and Concrete Structures, ed. G.Pijaudier-Cabot, B. Gérard, P. Acker (Hermes, London, 2005)

“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.

“Sol-Gel Properties and Consolidation Effectiveness of three Particle Modified Consolidants: TiO2-PMC, Al2O3-PMC and SiO2-PMC”, C. Miliani, M.L. Velo-Simpson, G.W. Scherer, submitted to J. Cultural Heritage

“New Methods to Measure Liquid Permeability in Porous Materials”, G.W. Scherer, J. J. Valenza II, and G. Simmons, Cement Concr. Res. 37 (2007) 386–397

“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

“Transport of Water in Small Pores”, S. Xu, G.C. Simmons, T.S. Mahadevan, G.W. Scherer, S.H. Garofalini, C. Pacheco, Langmuir 25 [9] (2009) 5084-5090

“Monitoring Chemical Shrinkage Using Pressure Sensors”, S. Peethamparan, E. Weissinger, J. Vocaturo, J. Zhang, and G.W. Scherer, ACI Special Proceedings in CD on Advances in the Material Science of Concrete , SP-270, 2010,  pp. 77-88

“Early hydration and setting of oil well cement”, J. Zhang, E.A. Weissinger, S. Peethamparan, G.W. Scherer, Cement Concr. Res. 40 (2010) 1023–1033 

“Nucleation, growth and evolution of hydroxyapatite films on calcite”, Sonia Naidu, Jeremy M. Blair, George W. Scherer, pp.  in Materials Issues in Art and Archaeology X, MRS Symposium Proc. Vol., eds. P.B. Vandiver, M. Goodway, and J.L. Mass (Materials Res. Soc., Warrendale, PA, 2014)

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