Research Grant Overview


Research Grant Overview: 
  • 12 Sponsored Projects as PI
  • 5 Sponsored Projects as Co-PI and senior personnel
Funded Projects as Principal Investigator
  • “Evaluation of Basal Reinforcement of Flexible Pavements with Geosynthetics.” Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. McCartney, J.S. and Cox, B.R. (U. of Arkansas). 07/08 to 06/11. 
  • “Validation of the Enhanced Integrated Climate Model for Pavement Design in Arkansas.” Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. McCartney, J.S. and Selvam, P. (U. of Arkansas). 07/08 to 06/10. 
  • “Accelerated Characterization of Full-Scale Reinforced Flexible Pavement Models using a Vibroseis.” Mack Blackwell Rural Transportation Center. McCartney, J.S. and Cox, B.R. (U. of Arkansas) 07/08 to 06/09.
  • “Resistance Factors for Pile Design.” Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. McCartney, J.S., Dennis, N. (U. of Arkansas), and Cox, B.R. (U. of Arkansas). 01/09 to 06/11.
  • “Centrifuge Modeling of Soil Structure Interaction in Geothermal Foundations.” McCartney, J.S., Regueiro, R., Ko, H.-Y., Krarti, M. and Pfeffer, W.T. 07/09 to 06/10. University of Colorado RASEI Seed Grant Program. 
  • “Soil Structure Interaction in Geothermal Foundations.” NSF CMMI-0928159. McCartney, J.S., Regueiro, R., Ko, H.-Y., Krarti, M. and Pfeffer, W.T.  07/09 to 12/12.
  • "CAREER: Thermally Active Geotechnical Systems in Reinforced, Unsaturated Soils.” NSF CMMI-1054190. McCartney, J.S. 07/11 to 06/16. 
  • “SEP Collaborative: Pathways to Scalable, Efficient and Sustainable Soil Borehole Thermal Energy Storage Systems.” NSF Award 1230237. McCartney, J.S., Ge, S., Reed, A. (CU Boulder), Lu, N. and K.M. Smits (Colorado School of Mines). 08/15/12 to 08/14/16.
  • “Soil-Borehole Thermal Energy Systems for Site Remediation” CU Innovative Seed Grant. McCartney, J.S. and Bielefeldt, A. 07/01/14 to 06/31/15. 
  • “Large Scale Measurement of the Interface and Pullout Shear Strength of Tire Derived Aggregate.” California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (DRR11064). McCartney, J.S. 06/30/16 to 12/31/18. 
  • “Interaction of MSE Abutments with Superstructures under Seismic Loading – Phase II.” California Department of Transportation (65A0556) with FHWA Pooled Fund Members. McCartney, J.S., Fox, P.J., Shing, P.B. and 08/01/15 to 07/31/18. 
  • “Large Scale Measurement of Internal and Interface Shear Strength of Tire Derived Aggregate.” California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery. McCartney, J.S. and Fox, P.J. 06/19/15 to 05/15/16. 
Funded Projects as Co-Principal Investigator or Senior Personnel
  • “Full-Scale Implementation of Energy Foundations.” Department of Defense, ESTCP Program. Henry, K.H. and McCartney, J.S. 01/11 to 12/13. 
  • “Large Laminar Container for Earthquake Simulation.” University of Colorado Engineering Excellence Fund. Ghayoomi, M., Dashti, S., Mettupalayam, S., and McCartney, J.S. 05/11 to 09/11.
  •  “Integrated Experimental - Computational Multiscale Immersed Particle-Continuum Approach to Modeling and Simulation of Multiphase Soil Failure Mechanics under Buried Explosive Loading.” Office of Naval Research MURI. PI: Regueiro, R.; Co-PI: Pak, R.; CU Boulder Senior Personnel: McCartney, J.S., Sture, S., Vasilyev, O.; U Tennessee: Alshibli, K.; UC Berkeley: Li, S.; UT Dallas: Lu, H.; U Utah: Brannon, R.. 06/11 to 05/16. 
  • “Hybrid A-Frame Micro-pile/MSE Wall with Impact Barrier, Unique Design and Construction Approach.” CDoT. Pak, R. and McCartney, J.S. 01/12 to 06/13.
  • “Unaprjedenje Poducavanja i Istrazivanja Nesaturiranih Tala (Improvement in Teaching and Research in Unsaturated Soils).” University of Zagreb. PI: Kovačević Zelić, B., Co-PIs: Szavits-Nossan, V., Sraka, M., Znidarčić, D. Senior Personnel: Kvasnička, P., McCartney, J.S., Veinović, Z., Domitrović, D., Gradiški, K. 01/12-12/12. 
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