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Samuel Paikowsky

Samuel Paikowsky
Samuel PaikowskyProfessor, Director
  • CollegeFrancis College of Engineering
  • DepartmentCivil and Environmental Engineering
  • Phone(978) 934-2277
  • EmailSamuel_Paikowsky@uml.edu

Research Interests

Geotechnical Engineering

His current work is conducted in avenues of basic research relevant to granular material behavior as well as applicable research related to pile design and construction. The basic research developments include original mechanical models, dedicated laboratory and field experimental apparatuses and ideal testing systems utilizing photoelasticity, image acquisition and analysis, and tactile sensor technology. His research is supported by public and private agencies including; the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Massachusetts Highway Department (MHD), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), U.S. Army , Pile Dynamics Inc. and Tekscan Inc.

Education

  • Ph D: Dept. of Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Division, (1989), M.I.T. - Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Doctoral Dissertation: ÒA Static Evaluation of Soil Plug Behavior with Application to the Pile Plugging ProblemÓ. (Dr. Robert V. Whitman, advisor, Drs. Herbert H. Einstein, John T. Christian, and T.R. Akylas (ME), committee)
  • MS: Dept. of Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Division, (1982), Technion - Israel Institute of Technology - Haifa, Israel
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: ÒUse of Dynamic Measurements to Predict Pile Capacity under Local ConditionsÓ. (Prof. George J. Zeitlen, advisor, Drs. G. Weiseman, A. Baruch (Aeronautics), committee)
  • BS: Dept. of Civil Engineering, (1979), Technion-Israel Institute of Technology - Haifa, Israel
  • Other: Certificate of Matriculation-Electronics Technician, (1972), Junior Technical College at the Technion - Haifa, Israel

Awards and Honors

  • ASTM Hogentogler Award -1996 - ASTM
  • B.Sc. ñCum Laudeî
  • Best Teaching Assistant, Technion
  • Best Teaching Assistant, Technion
  • Engineering Foundation Award
  • Lady Davis Visiting Professorship in the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Lady Davis Visiting Professorship in the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology department of Civil Engineering
  • M.Sc. with ñHonorsî
  • National Science Foundation Young Investigator - NYI
  • Potter-Seltzer Scholarship - MIT
  • Winner of the First Centrifuge Modeling Prediction Contest - Dept. of Civil Engineering, M.I.T.

Publications

  • Gurbuz, A., Paikowsky, S. (2016) "New Simple Approach to Prediction of Axial Settlement of Single Piles under Design Load," Journal of Bridge Engineering 21:10
  • Paikowsky, S., Tien, H.S., Rolwes, L.E. (2010) ""Observing and Measuring Arching in Ideal and Natural Granular Materials"," pp. 373-378
  • Gurbuz, A., Paikowsky, S. (2010) ""The Determination of Resistance Factors of Laterally Loaded Piles at Service Limit State (SLS) Using LRFD Design Method"," pp. 10
  • Paikowsky, S., Lesny, K., Matya, S., Kisee, A., Muganga, R., Canniff, M. (2010) "M. NCHRP Report 651 LRFD Design and Construction of Shallow Foundations for Highway Bridge Structures, National Cooperative Highway Research Program Report for Project NCHRP 24-31," 139
  • Paikowsky, S., Marchionda, C.M., O'Hearn, C.M., Canniff, M.C., Budge, A.S., Dasenbrock, D., Person, D., Dahlberg, D. (2010) ""The reliability of Mn/DOT pile driving formula - new equation and resistance factors"," pp. 79-99
  • Paikowsky, S., Amatya, S., Fu, Y., Canniff, M.C. (2009) ""Uncertainty in shallow foundations settlement analysis and its utilization in SLS design specifications","
  • Paikowsky, S., Marchiondo, C.M., O'Hearn, C.M., Canniff, M.C. (2009) ""Developing a Resistance Factor for Mn/DOT's Pile Driving Formula","
  • Paikowsky, S., Amatya, S., Lesny, K., Kisse, A. (2009) ""Developing LRFD Design Specifications for Bridge Shallow Foundations"," pp. 97-109
  • Amatya, S., Paikowsky, S., Lesny, K., Kisse, A. (2009) ""Evaluation of the Uncertainty in the Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations and the Factor N Using an Extensive Database"," 186 pp. 403-410
  • Dasenbrock, D., Budge, A.S., Paikowsky, S. (2009) ""LRFD Implementation Effects on Geotechnical Investigation and Design Analysis at the Minnesota DOT"," 186 pp. 450-457
  • Gurbuz, A., Paikowsky, S. (2009) ""The lateral Response of Single Free Headed Piles in Sandy Soils – Methods and Measurements"," 186 pp. 584-591
  • Tan, Y., Paikowsky, S. (2008) "Performance of sheet pile wall in peat," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 134:4 pp. 445-458
  • Paikowsky, S., Chernauskas, L.R. (2008) ""Dynamic Analysis of Open-Ended Pipe Piles”,"
  • Paikowsky, S., Lu, Y., Gurbuz, A. (2007) "Prediction and reliability of pipe piles response to lateral loading," Geotechnical Special Publication 158
  • Lesny, K., Paikowsky, S., Gurbuz, A. (2007) "Scale effects in lateral load response of large diameter monopiles," Geotechnical Special Publication 158
  • Hajduk, E.L., Paikowsky, S. (2007) ""Design, Setup, and Evaluation of a Data Acquisition Array for an Instrumented Test Pile Cluster","
  • Tan, Y., Lin, G., Paikowsky, S., Fang, J. (2007) "“Evaluation of Compaction Effects on Granular Backfill Using CPT”,"
  • Paikowsky, S., Lu, Y. (2006) ""Establishing Serviceability Limit State in the Design of Bridge Foundations"," 153 pp. 49-58
  • Paikowsky, S., Palmer, C.J., Rolwes, L.E. (2006) ""The Use of Tactile Sensor Technology for Measuring Soil Stress Distribution","
  • Paikowsky, S., Fu, Y., Lu, Y. (2005) ""LRFD Foundation Design Implementation and Specification Development","
  • Paikowsky, S., Tan, Y. (2005) ""Sheet Pile Wall Design and Performance in Peat"," pp. 679
  • Paikowsky, S. (2005) ""Serviceability in the Design of Bridge Foundations"," pp. 251-261
  • Honjo, Y., Yoshida, J.H., Paikowsky, S. (2005) ""Reliability Analysis for Serviceability and the Problem of Code Calibration"," pp. 241-249
  • Paikowsky, S., Hajduk, E.L., Hart, L.J. (2005) ""Comparison Between Model and Full Scale Pile Capacity Gain in the Boston Area","
  • Thibodeau, E., Paikowsky, S. (2005) ""Performance Evaluation of a Large Scale Pile Load Testing Program In Light of Newly Developed LRFD Parameters","
  • Paikowsky, S., Hajduk, E.L. (2004) "Design and construction of three instrumented test piles to examine time dependent pile capacity gain," Geotechnical Testing Journal 27:6 pp. 515-531
  • Paikowsky, S. (2004) "NCHRP Report 507 Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) for Deep Foundations," pp. 134
  • Paikowsky, S., Thibodeau, E. (2004) ""Examination of LRFD Recommendations for Deep Foundations Using a Field Load Testing Program"," pp. 8-33
  • Paikowsky, S. (2004) "Innovative Load Testing Systems, Final Report,"
  • Paikowsky, S., Klar, I., Chernauskas, L.R. (2004) ""Performance Evaluation of CFA vs. Bentonite Slurry Drilled Shafts Utilizing Drop Weight Testing"," pp. 637-652
  • Paikowsky, S., Tien, S.H. (2003) ""Experimental Examination of the Arching Mechanism on the Micro Level"," 117 pp. 222-228
  • Paikowsky, S., Elsayed, A.A., Kurup, P.U. (2003) ""Engineering Properties of Cranberry Bog Peat"," pp. 153-172
  • Paikowsky, S., Baecher, G.B., Christian, J.T. (2003) ""Statistical Issues of LRFD Calibration for Deep Foundations"," 2: pp. 2839-2844
  • Paikowsky, S. (2002) "“Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) for Deep Foundations”," pp. 59-94
  • Paikowsky, S. (2001) ""Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) for Dynamic Analysis of Deep Foundations"," 2: pp. 981-984
  • Tien, S.H., Paikowsky, S. (2001) "“The Arching Mechanism on the Micro level Utilizing Photoelastic Particles”," pp. 317-336
  • Paikowsky, S., Sternersen, K. (2001) "“Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) for Dynamic Analyses of Driven Piles”," pp. 416
  • Chernauskas, L.R., Paikowsky, S. (2000) ""Defect Detection and Examination of Large Drilled Shafts Using a New Cross-Hole Sonic Logging System"," 94: pp. 66-83
  • Paikowsky, S., Xi, F. (2000) "Particle Motion Tracking Utilizing a High-Resolution Digital CCD Camera," Geotechnical Testing Journal 23:1 pp. 123-134
  • Hajduk, E.L., Paikowsky, S., Hölscher, P., Barns, F. (2000) ""Accelerations of a Driven Pile and the Surrounding Soil"," pp. 541-561
  • Paikowsky, S., Chernauskas, L.R., Hart, L.J., Ealy, C.D., Dimillio, A.F. (2000) ""Evaluation of a New Cross-Hole Sonic Logging System for Integrity Examination of Drilled Shafts"," pp. 223-230
  • Paikowsky, S., Hajduk, E.L. (2000) ""Performance Evaluation of an Instrumented Test Pile Cluster"," 94 pp. 124-147
  • Paikowsky, S., Palmer, C.J., DiMillio, A.F. (2000) ""Visual Observation and Measurement of Aerial Stress Distribution under a Rigid Strip Footing","
  • Chernauskas, L.R., Paikowsky, S. (1999) "Deep foundations integrity testing: Techniques & case histories," Civil Engineering Practice 14:1 pp. 39-56
  • Chernauskas, L.R., Paikowsky, S. (1999) "“Deep Foundation Integrity Testing Techniques and Case Histories”," pp. 39-56
  • Paikowsky, S., hajduk, E.L. (1999) "Design and Construction of an Instrumented Test Pile Cluster," Massachusetts Highway Department and the FHWA
  • Paikowsky, S., Operstein, V., Bachand, M.L. (1999) "Express Method of Pile Testing by Static Cyclic Load," Massachusetts Highway Department and the FHWA
  • Paikowsky, S., Tolosko, T.A. (1999) "FHWA publication number FHWA-RD-99-170," pp. 169
  • Paikowsky, S., Sternersen, K.L. (1999) "Development of Deep Foundations Resistance Factors from FHWA Database," FHWA
  • Hajduk, E.L., Paikowsky, S., Mullins, A.G., Ealy, C., Lewis, C., Hourani, N.M. (1998) "“The Behavior of Piles in Clay During Statnamic, Dynamic, and different Static Load testing Procedures"," pp. 59-73
  • Paikowsky, S., Palmer, C.J. (1998) "Distribution of Contact Stresses Under Shallow Foundations," FHWA
  • Paikowsky, S., Hart, L.J. (1998) "Development and Field Testing of Multiple Deployment Model Pile," Massachusetts Highway Department and the FHWA pp. 284
  • Paikowsky, S., Chen, Y.L. (1998) "Field and Laboratory Study of the Physical Characteristics and Engineering Parameters of the Subsurface in the Newbury Bridge Site," Massachusetts Highway Department
  • Paikowsky, S., Hajduk, E.L. (1997) "Calibration Use of Grid-Based Tactile Pressure Sensors i Granular Material," Geotechnical Testing Journal 20:2 pp. 218-241
  • Paikowsky, S., Xi, F. (1997) "Photoelastic Quantitative Study of the Behavior of Granular Material with Application to the Problem of Friction Along an Interface," Air Force Office of Scientific Research
  • Paikowsky, S., Weeks, K.R. (1997) "Design and Construction of a Pressure Chamber," NSF and MHD
  • Honjo, H., Paikowsky, S., Okazaki, M. (1997) "“Statistical Analysis on Factors Controlling a Dynamic Evaluation Formula for Bearing Capacity of Driven Piles”,"
  • Paikowsky, S., Xi, F., Hajduk, E.L. (1996) ""Closure to a discussion on 'A Dual interface Apparatus for Testing Friction of Soil Along Solid Surfaces'”," 19:4 pp. 447-451
  • Paikowsky, S., LaBelle, V., Hourani, N.M. (1996) "“Dynamic Analyses and Time Dependent Pile Capacity”," pp. 325-339
  • Paikowsky, S., Chernauskas, L.R. (1996) "“Soil Inertia and the Use of Pseudo-viscous Damping Parameters”," pp. 203-216
  • Paikowsky, S., Saliby, G.E. (1996) "Development and Testing of Small Size Anchors for Quick Deployment Structures, Vol. 2," United States Army, Natick RD&E Center pp. 1999
  • Paikowsky, S., Ting, J.M., Xi, F., Mischel, G. (1996) "“Numerical and Experimental Comparison of Shear Along Granular Material/Solid Samuel G. Paikowsky 29 Interface”," Johns Hopkins University pp. 270
  • Paikowsky, S. (1995) "Using dynamic measurements for the capacity evaluation of driven piles," Civil Engineering Practice 10:2 pp. 61-76
  • Paikowsky, S., LaBelle, V.A., Mynampaty, R.N. (1995) "Static and Dynamic Time Dependent Pile Behavior," Massachusetts Highway Department
  • Paikowsky, S., Xi, F. (1995) "“Detailed Monitoring of 2-D Particles During Shear Along a Solid Surface”," Air-Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
  • Paikowsky, S., Peach, D.L. (1995) "A Mechanical Anchorage System for Quick Deployment Structures, Vol. 1," United States Army, Natick RD&E Center pp. 509
  • Paikowsky, S., Player, C.M., Connors, P.J. (1995) "“A Dual Interface Apparatus for Testing Friction of Soil Along Solid Surfaces”," ASTM 18:2 pp. 168-193
  • Paikowsky, S., Xi, F. (1995) "“Kinematics of 2-D Particulate Media Utilizing Image Analysis”," 1: pp. 609-613
  • Paikowsky, S., LaBelle, V.A. (1994) "“Examination of the Energy Approach for Capacity Evaluation of Driven Piles”," 2: pp. 1133-1149
  • Paikowsky, S., Regan, J.E., McDonnell, J.J. (1994) "A Simplified Field Method for Capacity Evaluation of Driven Piles," FHWA pp. 291pp
  • Paikowsky, S. (1994) "“Friction Mechanism of Granular Material Along a Solid Surface”," Institute for Mechanics and Materials pp. 82-85
  • Paikowsky, S., LaBelle, V.A., Regan, J.E., Chernauskas, L.R. (1994) "“Pile Settlement Based on Dynamic Measurements”," 40: pp. 269-278
  • Paikowsky, S., Mynampaty, R.N., Strout, B.K. (1993) "A Pluviation Device for Preparation of Granular Material Specimens," NSF
  • Paikowsky, S., Cullen, C.M., Sanchez, L. (1993) "Evaluation of Surface Roughness Relative to Grain Size," NSF
  • Paikowsky, S., DiRocco, K.J., Xi, F. (1993) "“Interparticle Contact Force Analysis and Measurements Using Photoelastic Techniques”," pp. 449 – 461
  • Paikowsky, S., DiRocco, K.J. (1993) "“Image Analysis for Interparticle Contact Modeling"," ASCE pp. 236 – 245
  • Paikowsky, S. (1992) ""Difficulties of Pile Design in Calcareous Sands"," pp. pp. 243-248, pp. 422-427 Brazilian ed
  • Paikowsky, S., Chernauskas, L.R. (1992) "“Energy Approach for Capacity Evaluation of Driven Piles”," pp. 595-604, discussion p. 714
  • Paikowsky, S., McLaughlin, J.M., Cullen, C.M., Marshall, D., Mynampaty, R. (1992) "Study I - The Properties of Glass Beads as an Ideal Granular Material, Study II - Granular Material Shear Strength and Interface Friction Resistance Using a Direct Shear Box," National Science Foundation
  • Paikowsky, S. (1991) "Friction Mechanism of Granular Material Along an Interface," Air Force Engineering Foundation
  • Paikowsky, S. (1991) ""Interparticle Sliding and Rolling"," 2: pp. 1284–1289
  • Paikowsky, S., Whitman, R.V. (1990) "The effects of plugging on pile performance and design," Canadian Geotechnical Journal 27:4 pp. 429-440
  • Paikowsky, S., Whitman, R.V. (1990) "“The Effect of Plugging on Pile Performance and Design”," 27:4 pp. 429–440
  • Paikowsky, S. (1990) "“The Mechanism of Pile Plugging in Sand”," pp. 593-604
  • Paikowsky, S. (1990) "“Investigation of Pile Foundation Behavior"," GZA Inc. and Mass. Highway Dept.
  • Paikowsky, S., Whitman, R.V., Baligh, M.M. (1989) "A new look at the phenomenon of offshore pile plugging," Marine Geotechnology 8:3 pp. 213-230
  • Paikowsky, S. (1989) "“A Static Evaluation of Soil Plug Behavior with Application to the Pile Plugging Problem”," D.Sc. Dissertation, M.I.T.
  • Paikowsky, S. (1984) "“Use of Dynamic Measurements for Pile Analysis”,"
  • Paikowsky, S. (1984) "“Plugging of Offshore Piles”,"
  • Zeitlen, J.G., Paikowsky, S. (1982) "“New Design Correlations for Piles in Sand”," 108:GT11 pp. 1515–1518
  • Paikowsky, S. (1982) "“Use of Dynamic Measurements to Predict Pile Capacity under Local Conditions”," Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

Presentations

  • Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Lowell - 8th Annual Meeting of the Northeast Geotechnical Engineering Conference, USUCGER, USUCGER Workshop, - Amherst, MA, Arlington, TX, Newport, RI
  • A Static Evaluation of Soil Plug Behavior with Application to the Pile Plugging Problem,
  • Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Piles for: (a) A Field Method, (b) Plugged Piles,
  • A Simplified Field Method for the Capacity Evaluation of Driven Piles - FHWA, 34th. Annual North Eastern States Geotechnical Engineering Conference, 73rd Annual Transportation research Board Meeting, Committee on Foundations of Bridges and Structures (A2K03), - McLean, VA and Boston, MA
  • Friction Mechanism of Granular Material Along a Solid Surface,
  • Use of Dynamic Measurements for Pile Analysis - GZA, - Newton, MA and Buffalo, NY
  • Express Method of Pile Testing by Static-Cyclic Load - Massachusetts Highway Department Research Showcase and New England Geotechnical Regional Conference, - Boston, MA
  • Mechanized Anchorage System for T.E.M.P.E.R Deployment Structures, - Natick RD&E Center
  • Pile Capacity Evaluation Based on Dynamic Measurements - Simple and Complex,
  • Sheet Pile Wall Design and Performance in Peat,
  • Tactile Pressure Sensors Technology Applications to Geotechnical Engineering,
  • The Application of Grid-Based Tactile Pressure Technology in Particulate Media & Geotechnical Engineering.,
  • The Application of Grid-Based Tactile Pressure Technology to Discontinuous Materials,
  • Dynamic Load Testing of Drilled Deep Foundations - Swiss Geotechnic Annual Meeting, 2013 - Freiburg, Switzerland
  • Artificially Plugged Pipe Piles for Marine Construction - Conference on Maritime Energy, May 2013 - Hamburg
  • Sheet Pile Wall Design and Performance in Peat, December 2011
  • LRFD Calibration and Implementation of Strength and Serviceability Limit States; Review of Research and Lessons Learned, November 2011 - The Netherlands
  • Design and Testing of Annulus Equipped Pipe Piles for the Sakonnet River Bridge Replacement, October 2011 - Zurich, Switzerland
  • Design and Testing of Annulus Equipped Pipe Piles for the Sakonnet River Bridge Replacement - DFI Superpile Seminar, October 2011 - Charleston, SC
  • Dynamic Pile Testing of Driven and Drilled Deep Foundations, October 2011 - Zurich, Switzerland
  • Invited lecture, October 2011
  • Developing a LRFD Procedure for Shallow Foundations - 3rd International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk (ISGSR 2011), June 2011 - Munich, Germany
  • NCHRP 24-31 LRFD Design Specifications for Shallow Foundations - TRB AFS30 Committee Meeting, January 2011 - Washington, DC
  • Observing and Measuring Arching in Ideal and Natural Granular Materials - 7th International Conference on Physical Modeling in Geotechnics 2010 (ICPMG 2010), 2010 - Zurich, Switzerland
  • Dynamic Pile Testing - One Day Short Course, Special Lecture, and an Open Forum, April 2010 - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • The Reliability of Mn/DOT's Pile Driving formula - 58th Annual Geotechnical Engineering Conference, February 2010 - St. Paul, MN
  • Foundation Testing Panel - ASCE GI Conference International Foundation Congress & Equipment Expo 2009 (IFCEE), March 2009 - Orlando, Florida
  • Dynamic Analysis of Open-Ended Pipe Piles - 8th International Conference on the Application of Stress Wave Theory, September 2008 - Piles, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Large Scale Field Test Program at Sakonnet River Bridge, May 2008 - Boston, MA
  • Prediction and Reliability of Pipe Piles Response to Lateral Loading - ASCE Geo-Denver 2007 New Peaks in Geotechnics, 2007 - Denver, Colorado
  • Good, Bad, and Ugly of Load and Resistance Factor Design - ASCE GI Conference Geo-Denver 2007, February 2007 - Denver, CO
  • Establishing Serviceability Limit State in the Design of Bridge Foundations - GeoShanghai International Conference, June 2006 - Shanghai, China
  • The Use of Tactile Sensor Technology for Measuring Soil Stress Distribution, February 2006 - Atlanta, Georgia
  • AASHTO LRFD Specifications for Serviceability in the Design of Bridge Foundations - 2005 AASHTO SCOBS Technical Committee T-15 Meeting, December 2005
  • "AASHTO LRFD Specifications for Serviceability in the Design of Bridge Foundations" - 2005 AASHTO SCOBS Technical Committee T-15 Meeting, December 2005 - Columbus, Ohio,
  • "Examination of LRFD Recommendations for Deep Foundations" - 46th Annual Conference of the Northeast States Geotechnical Engineers, September 2005 - Portland, Maine
  • Examination of LRFD Recommendations for Deep Foundations - 46th Annual Conference of the Northeast States Geotechnical Engineers (NESGE), September 2005 - Portland, Maine
  • "Serviceability Design for Bridge Foundations" - ERTC 10 / GeoTechNet WP2 Workshop Evaluation of Eurocode7, April 2005 - Trinity College Dublin
  • Serviceability Design for Bridge Foundations - ERTC 10 / GeoTechNet WP2 Workshop Evaluation of Eurocode7, April 2005 - Dublin
  • NCHRP 12-66 AASHTO LRFD Specification for the Serviceability in the Design of Bridge Foundations - 84th Annual TRB Meeting, January 2005
  • Drop Weight Dynamic Testing of Drilled Deep Foundations - In the 7th International Conference on the Application of Stresswave Theory, 2004 - Piles, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia and Chennai, India
  • Reliability Based Design of Deep Foundations Development and Examination - Georisk, International workshop on Risk Assessment in Site Characterization and Geotechnical Design, November 2004 - Bangalore, India
  • "Drop Weight Dynamic Testing of Drilled Deep Foundations” - 7th International Conference on the Application of Stresswave Theory to Piles, November 2004
  • Research Update Completed and New NCHRP Studies - 83rd Annual TRB Meeting, January 2004
  • Use of Databases in the Development of LRFD Specifications for Geotechnical Applications - AASHTO LRFD Oversight Committee Workshop on LRFD Calibration, January 2004 - Washington, DC
  • Performance Evaluation of CFA vs. Bentonite Slurry Drilled Shafts Utilizing Drop Weight Testing - Geo-Support 2004: Drilled Shafts, Micropiling, Deep Mixing, Remedial Methods, and Specialty Foundation Systems, January 2004 - Orlando, Florida
  • Deep Foundations Integrity Testing - Methods and Case Histories - BSCES and Geo-Institute, Deep Foundations Seminar, November 2003 - Boston
  • “Deep Foundations Integrity Testing - Methods and Case Histories" - BSCES and Geo-Institute, Deep Foundations Seminar, November 2003 - Boston
  • Practical Lessons Learned from Applying the Reliability Methods to LRFD - Limit State Design in Geotechnical Engineering Practice, (LSD 2003), June 2003 - Cambridge, MA
  • Visualization and Measurements of Stresses Around a Trap Door - Soil and Rock America (SARA) 2003, 12th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and the 39th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, June 2003 - Cambridge, MA
  • “Practical Lessons Learned from Applying the Reliability Methods to LRFD” - Limit State Design in Geotechnical Engineering Practice, (LSD 2003), June 2003 - Cambridge, MA
  • "Visualization and Measurements of Stresses Around a Trap Door" - Soil and Rock America (SARA) 2003, 12th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and the 39th U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium, June 2003 - Cambridge, MA
  • The Application of Grid-Based Tactile Pressure Technology to Discontinuous Materials - Dept. of Civil Engineering Research Seminar Series, May 2003 - Boston, MA
  • "LRFD for Deep Foundations" - 82nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), Session #602, January 2003 - Washington, DC
  • Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) for Deep Foundations - IWS Kamakura 2002, 2002 - Tokyo Japan
  • The Application of LRFD to Deep Foundations - ASCE's 150th Anniversary Conference and Exposition, LRFD In Geotechnical Design, November 2002 - Washington Convention Center, Washington DC
  • Innovative Load Testing Focusing on Drop Weight Systems for Drilled Shafts, July 2001 - Haifa, Israel
  • Particulate / Discrete Materials - Presentation for Materials Engineering Seminar Series, February 2001 - Lowell, MA
  • LRFD Deep Foundation Design - Presentation for the Foundations of Bridges Committee (A2KO3), January 2001
  • Visual Observation and Measurement of Aerial Stress Distribution under a Rigid Strip Footing - ASCE Specialty Conference, "Performance Verification of Constructed Geotechnical Facilities", 2000 - Amherst, MA
  • The Performance of the Dynamic Methods, their Controlling Parameters and Deep Foundation Specifications - The Sixth International Conference on the Application of Stress-Wave Theory to Piles, 2000 - Sa_o Paulo, BRAZIL
  • Pile Capacity Evaluation Based on Dynamic Measurements - Simple and Complex - New England Geotechnical Regional Conference, November 2000 - Boston, MA
  • “Express Method of Pile Testing by Static-Cyclic Load” - New England Geotechnical Regional Conference, November 2000 - Boston, MA
  • LRFD Deep Foundation Design - LRFD Workshop Geotechnical and Structural Design of Deep Foundations and Earth Retaining, October 2000 - Boston, MA
  • “The Performance of the Dynamic Methods, their Controlling Parameters and Deep Foundation Specifications" - Stress Wave 2000, The Sixth International Conference on the Application of Stress-Wave Theory to Piles, September 2000 - São Paulo, BRAZIL
  • Interfacial Friction between Granular Material and a Solid Surface, December 1999
  • Image Analysis of the Interaction Between Discrete Particles During Arching - Geovision 99, International Symposium on Imaging Applications in Geology, May 1999 - Belgium
  • Measurement of Stress Distribution Utilizing Grid-Based Tactile Pressure Sensors - Shallow Foundation Committee ASCE Annual Convention, 1998 - Boston, MA
  • “Express Method of Pile Testing by Static-Cyclic Load” - Massachusetts Highway Department Research Showcase, April 1998
  • Development and Field Testing of the MDMP (Multiple Deployment Model Pile), November 1997 - McLean, VA
  • Time Dependent Pile Capacity, May 1997 - Haifa, Israel
  • Experimental Observations and Numerical Simulations of Particulate Materials - USAF/Contractors/Grantees Meeting, Particulate Materials and Shock Physics, February 1997 - Lansdowne VA
  • Dynamic Analyses and Time Dependent Pile Capacity - 5th International Conference on the Application of Stress-Wave Theory to Piles, September 1996
  • Soil Inertia and the Use of Pseudo-viscous Damping Parameters - 5th International Conference on the Application of Stress-Wave Theory to Piles, September 1996 - Orlando, Florida
  • Numerical and Experimental Comparison of Shear Along Granular Material/Solid Interface - 1996 ASME Mechanics & Materials Conference, June 1996
  • Small Integrity Testing and Large Strain Pile Analysis, March 1996 - Cmabridge, MA
  • “Pile Capacity Evaluation Based on Dynamic Measurements - Simple and Complex”, 1995
  • Detailed Monitoring of 2-D Particles During Shear Along a Solid Surface - Air-Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Particulate Mechanics Contractor/Grantee Symposium, September 1995 - Florida
  • Long Term Approach for the Central Artery - Third Harbor Tunnel, Deep Foundations Design and Construction - Parsons/Bechtel CA/T Project, May 1995 - Boston, MA
  • Examination of the Energy Approach for Capacity Evaluation of Driven Piles - International Conference on Design and Construction of Deep Foundations, December 1994 - Orlando, Florida
  • Friction Mechanism of Granular Material Along a Solid Surface, November 1994 - Troy, NY
  • “Friction Mechanism of Granular Material Along a Solid Surface”, November 1994 - Renesselear Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy, NY
  • Pile Settlement Based on Dynamic Measurements, June 1994
  • Interparticle Contact Force Analysis and Measurements Using Photoelastic Techniques - 2nd. Int. Conference on Discrete Element Methods (DEM), March 1993
  • Image Analysis for Interparticle Contact Modeling - Conference on Digital Image Processing Techniques and Applications in Civil Engineering, March 1993 - Kona, Hawaii
  • From Pile Driving to Micro Mechanics and Back, March 1993 - West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Difficulties of Pile Design in Calcareous Sands - U.S. / Brazil Geotechnical Workshop, November 1992 - Belo Horizonte
  • - US/Brazil Geotechnical Workshop on the Applicability of Classical Soil Mechanics Principles to Structured Soils, November 1992 - Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Dynamic Analysis of Offshore Piles, September 1992 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Energy Approach for Capacity Evaluation of Driven Piles - Fourth International Conference on the Application of Stress Wave Theory to Piles, September 1992 - The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Friction Mechanism of Granular Material along an Interface - US-China Workshop on Cooperative Research in Geotechnical Engineering, September 1992 - Shanghai, China
  • - US/China Workshop on Cooperative Research in Geotechnical Engineering, September 1992 - Shanghai, China
  • ?Friction Mechanism of Granular Material along an Interface? - US-China Workshop on Cooperative Research in Geotechnical Engineering, September 1992 - Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • Anchorage - Overview and needs for research and development, June 1992 - Natick RD&E Center
  • “Anchorage - Overview and needs for research and development”, June 1992 - Natick RD&E Center
  • Energy Approach for Capacity Evaluation of Driven Piles, March 1992 - Amhest, MA
  • “Energy Approach for Capacity Evaluation of Driven Piles”, March 1992 - UMass Amherst
  • The Energy Approach as a Simplified Field Method for Evaluating the Capacity of Driven Piles, 1991 - Herndon, VA, McLean, VA, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Interparticle Sliding and Rolling - ASCE Eng. Mechanics Specialty Conference., ÒMechanics Computing in the 1990Õs and BeyondÓ, May 1991 - Columbus, Ohio
  • The Mechanism of Pile Plugging in Sand - Offshore Technology Conference, May 1990 - Houston, TX
  • The Discrete Nature of Geologic Materials., May 1990 - Austin, TX

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Load & Resistance Factor Design Pile Driving (2010), Grant -
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Pile Driving Project - Phase II Study (2010), - Minnesota Department of Transportation
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Numerical Modeling of 3D Wave Propagation in Large Diameter Open Pipe- Piles and its Implementation In Sakonnet River Bridge Project (2009), Sponsored Research - Construction Phase, Geosciences Testing and Research, Inc.
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Developing a Resistance Factor for MNDOT's Pile Driving Formula (2007), Sponsored Research - Minnesota Department of Transportation
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • LRFD Design Specifications for Shallow Foundations (2007), Sponsored Research - National Academy of Science
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • MN/DOT Evaluation Activities (2007), Grant -
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • AASHTO LRFD Specifications for Serviceability in the Design of Bridge Foundations (2004), Sponsored Research - National Academy of Science
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Examination of Normalized Load-Displacement Relations for Shallow Foundations (2004), Sponsored Research - NSF
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • LRFD Foundation Design Implementation and Specification Development (2004), Sponsored Research - National Academy of Science
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • The Application of Grid-Based Technology to Discontinuous Materials (1999), Sponsored Research - National Science Foundation
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Performance Monitoring of Sheeting and MSE Wall during Construction (2002), Sponsored Research - Route 44 Relocation Project Section I, Massachusetts Highway Department through PA Landers, NorthEast Pile Driving and GTR Inc.
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Test Pile Program for Rt. I-195 Improvement Project (2002), Sponsored Research - Rhode Island Department of Transportation through The Maguire Group and GTR, Inc.
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Innovative Load Testing Systems (2000), Sponsored Research - National Academy of Science
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • LRFD Deep Foundation Design (1999), Sponsored Research - National Academy of Science
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Wave Equation Study of a Drop Weight System for Capacity Evaluation of Drilled Shafts (2000), Sponsored Research - NSF
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Evaluation of Driven Pile Capacity (1994), Sponsored Research - Massachusetts Highway Dept.
    Paikowsky, S.
  • Development of Resistance Factors from FHWA Data Bases (1998), Sponsored Research - FHWA
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • "LRFD Parameters Based on Small Scale Model Pile Testingî and "Small Scale Model Pile testing" (1998), Grant - NSF
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Distribution of Contact Stresses Under Shallow Foundations (1998), Sponsored Research - FHWA
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Extrapolation of Pile Capacity from Non-Failed Load Tests (1997), Sponsored Research - FHWA through Pruitt Energy Sources Inc.
    Paikowsky, S.
  • Express Method of Pile Testing by Static Cyclic Load (1996), Sponsored Research - Massachusetts Highway Dept.
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Capacity of Driven Piles with Time (1995), Sponsored Research - FHWA through Pruitt Energy Sources Inc.
    Paikowsky, S.
  • NYI - NSF Young Investigator Award, 1993-1998 (1993), Grant - National Science Foundation
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Design and Construction of a Pressure Chamber" (1996), Grant - NSF
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • In-Situ Testing Supporting Data Collection for FHWA Deep Foundation Load Test Database (1996), Grant - FHWA
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Scale Effects Between Model and Full Size Timber Piles in Sand (1996), Grant - FHWA
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Photoelastic Quantitative Study of the Behavior of Granular Material with Application to the Problem of Friction along an Interface (1993), - Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Mechanized Anchorage System for Quick Deployment Structures (1993), Sponsored Research - US Army
    Paikowsky, S.
  • US/Taiwan Geotechnical Engineering Collaboration Workshop (1994), Grant - National Science Foundation
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • A Simplified Field Method for Evaluating the Capacity of Driven Piles (1992), Grant - Federal Highway Administration
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Design of a Rainer for Preparation of Sand Specimens_, _Evaluation of Surface Roughness Relative to Grain Size (1992), Grant - NSF
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Friction of Granular Soil along an Interface (1991), Grant - National Science Foundation (NSF)
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • "The Properties of Glass Beads as an Ideal Granular Material", "Granular Material Shear Strength and Interface Friction Resistance Using a Direct Shear Box" (1991), Grant - NSF
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)
  • Friction Mechanism of Granular Material Along an Interface (1990), Grant - Air Force through the Engineering Foundation
    Paikowsky, S. (Principal)