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James Bay

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Geotechnical Division Head - CEE

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 1:00-3:00 PM, Tuesday 10:30-12:00 Noon, Friday 10:30-11:30 AM, or by appointment
Go toOffice Location: EL 266
DialPhone: 435-797-2947
SendEmail: jim.bay@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Civil/Geotechnical Engineering, The University of Texas, 1997
Development of a Rolling Dynamic Deflectometer for Continuous Profiling of Pavements
MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, 1987
Soil Liquefaction Potential Mapping of Weber, Box, Elder, and Cache Counties, Utah
BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, 1986

Teaching Interests

Geotechnical Engineering, Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics.

Research Interests

Engineering Geophysics, Soil Dynamics, Soil Mechanics, and MSE Retaining Structures

Awards

Outstanding Teacher, 2015

Civil and Environmental Engineering

C.A. Hogentogler Award, 2012

American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) Committee D18 on Soil and Rock

Outstanding Researcher, 2003

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Book Chapters

    • Bay, J.A, Stokoe, II, K.H, (2000). Continuous Profiling of Flexible and Rigid Highway and Airport Pavements with the Rolling Dynamic Deflectometer: Nondestructive Testing of Pavements and Backcalculation of Moduli: Third Volume, ASTM STP 1375. American Society for Testing Materials
    • Stokoe, II, K.H, Wright, S.G, Bay, J.A, Roesset, J.M, (1994). Characterization of Geotechnical Sites by SASW Method: Technical Report: Geophysical Characterization of Sites. Oxford Publishers

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Boone, S.D, Barr, P.J, Bay, J.A, Halling, M.W, (2012). Development of a Nondestructive Impulse Device and Damage Model for Unreinforced Concrete. Journal of Sensors, 9. doi: 10.1155/2012/693082
        • Sasanakul, I., Bay, J.A, (2010). Calibration of Equipment Damping in a Resonant Column and Torsional Shear Testing Device. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, 33:5, 363-373.
        • Bae, Y., Bay, J.A, (2010). Modifications of resonant column and torsional shear device for the large strain. Computers and Geotechnics, 36:2009, 944-952.
        • Rodriguez-Marek, A., Bay, J.A, Park, K., Montalva, G.A, Cortez-Flores, A., Wartman, J., Boroschek, R., (2010). Engineering Analysis of Ground Motion Records from the 2001 Mw 8.4 Southern Peru Earthquake. EERI Earthquake Spectra, 26:2, 311-597. doi: 10.1193/1.3381172
        • Sasanakul, I., Bay, J.A, (2008). Stress Integration Approach in Resonant Column and Torsional Shear Testing for Soils. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
        • Boone, S., Barr, P., Bay, J.A, Halling, M., (2007). Nondestructive Analysis of a Concrete Tunnel Model Using a Combined Stress Wave Propagation Method. Transportation Research Board
        • Budge, A., Bay, J.A, Anderson, L.R, (2006). Calibrating Vertical Deformations in a Finite Element Model of an MSE Wall. GeoCongress 2006 Geotechnical Engineering in the Information Technology Age
        • Lee, J.L, Stokoe, II, K.H, Bay, J.A, (2006). Development of Second-Generation Rolling Sensor for Increased RDD Testing Speed. Transportation Research Record
        • Joh, S., Stokoe, II, K.H, Lee, I., Kang, T., Bay, J.A, Rosenblad, B., (2006). Joint Inversion for Apparent Phase Velocities of Rayleigh and Love Waves. GeoCongress 2006 Geotechnical Engineering in the Information Technology Age
        • Kayen, R., Pack, R.T, Bay, J.A, Sugimoto, S., Tanaka, H., (2006). Terrestrial lidar visualization of surface and structural deformations of the 2004 Niigata Ken Chuetsu, Japan Earthquake. Earthquake Spectra Journal, 22:S1, S147-S162.
        • Kayen, R., Pack, R.T, Bay, J.A, Sugimoto, S., Tanaka, H., (2006). Ground-LIDAR Visualization of Surface and Structural Deformations of the Niigata Ken Chuetsu, 23 October 2005, Earthquake. Earthquake Spectra, Special Issue, 22:1
        • Budge, A.S, Bay, J.A, Anderson, L.R, Farnsworth, C.B, Goodsell, M.W, (2004). Instrumentation and Monitoring of an MSE Wall on a compressible Foundation. Transportation Research Board
        • Iskander, M.G, Olson, R.E, Bay, J.A, (2001). Design and Performance of an Electro-Pneumatic Pile Hammer for Laboratory Applications. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, 24:1, 72-81.
        • Womack, K., Halling, M.W, Ghasemi, H., Bay, J.A, (2001). Modal Analysis Research on the I-15 Corridor, Salt Lake City, Utah. Transportation Research Board
        • Bay, J.A, Stokoe II, K.H, McNerney, M.T, Soralump, S., VanVleet, D.A, Rozycki, D.K, (2000). Evaluation of Runway Pavements at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Using Continuous Deflection Profiles Measured with the Rolling Dynamic Deflectometer. Transportation Research Record 1716, Transportation Research Board, 1-9.
        • Stokoe, II, K.H, Bay, J.A, Rosenblad, B.L, Murphey, M.R, Fults, K.W, Chen, D., (2000). Super-Accelerated Testing of a Flexible Pavement with the Station Dynamic Deflectometer. Research Record 1716 Transportation Research Board, 98-107.
        • Bay, J.A, Stokoe, II, K.H, Alexander, D.R, (1999). Profiling a Flexible Highway Pavement Continuously with the Rolling Dynamic Deflectometer and at Discrete Points with the Falling-Weight Deflectometer. Transportation Research Record 1655 Transportation Research Board, 74-85.
        • Bay, J.A, Stokoe, II, K.H, McNerney, M.T, McCullough, B.F, (1998). Continuous Profiling of Runway and Taxiway Pavements with Rolling Dynamic Deflectometer at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Research Record 1639 Transportation Research Board, 102-111.
        • Bay, J.A, Stokoe, II, K.H, Jackson, J.D, (1995). Development and Preliminary Investigation of a Rolling Dynamic Deflectometer. Transportation Research Record 1473, Transportation Research Board, 43-54.
        • Bay, J.A, Stokoe, II, K.H, (1992). Field and Laboratory Determination of Elastic Properties of Portland Cement Concrete Using Seismic Techniques. Transportation Research Record 1355, Transportation Research Board, 67-74.
        • Rix, G.J, Bay, J.A, Stokoe, II, K.H, (1990). Assessing In Situ Stiffness of Curing Portland Cement Concrete with Seismic Tests. Transportation Research Record 1284, Transportation Research Board, 8-15.

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

              Other Reports

            • Halling, M.W, Barr, P.J, Bay, J.A, Hsieh, K.H, Hales, M., Dye, T., Esplin, R., Thurgood, T., Ball, A., (2006). Dynamic Characteristics of New Bridges I-15 Research, Phase III: Testing and Modeling of the I-15 Flyover, C-846; Vine Street Overpass, C-814; and Cherry Hill, C-123, Bridges, UDOT Report No. UT-08.03. Utah Department of Transportation
            • Halling, M.W, Bay, J.A, Womack, K., Achter, J., Robinson, M., Gottipati, A., Huber, M., Christensen, C., (2002). Structural Condition Assessment using Dynamic Testing, I-15 Testbed Research, Phase II, UDOT Report No. UT-02.18. Utah Department of Transportation

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            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

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                Scheduled Teaching

                CEE 1880 - Civil and Environmental Engineering Orientation and Computer Applications, Fall 2017

                CEE 5380, 6380 - Earthquake Engineering, Spring 2017

                CEE 6360 - Geotechnical Principles, Spring 2017

                ENGR 2140 - Strength of Materials, Fall 2016

                CEE 5380, 6380 - Earthquake Engineering, Spring 2016

                CEE 6340 - Laboratory and Field Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Spring 2016

                ENGR 2140 - Strength of Materials, Spring 2016

                CEE 5380,6380 - Earthquake Engineering, Fall 2014

                CEE 6360 - Geotechnical Principles, Fall 2014

                CEE 6340 - Laboratory and Field Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Fall 2014

                CEE 5380,6380 - Earthquake Engineering, Spring 2014

                ENGR 2140 - Strength of Materials, Spring 2014

                CEE 6360 - Geotechnical Principles, Fall 2013

                CEE 6340 - Laboratory and Field Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Fall 2013

                CEE 5380,6380 - Earthquake Engineering, Spring 2013

                CEE 4300 - Soil Mechanics: Laboratory, Spring 2013

                ENGR 2140 - Strength of Materials, Spring 2013

                CEE 6360 - Geotechnical Principles, Fall 2012

                CEE 6340 - Laboratory and Field Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Fall 2012

                CEE 5380,6380 - Earthquake Engineering, Spring 2012

                ENGR 2140 - Strength of Materials, Spring 2012

                CEE 6360 - Geotechnical Principles, Fall 2011

                CEE 6340 - Laboratory and Field Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Fall 2011

                CEE 5380 - EARTHQUAKE ENGR, Spring 2011

                CEE 6380 - EARTHQUAKE ENGR, Spring 2011

                ENGR 2010 - RECITATION, Spring 2011

                ENGR 2010 - RECITATION, Spring 2011

                ENGR 2010 - RECITATION, Spring 2011

                ENGR 2010 - RECITATION, Spring 2011

                ENGR 2010 - STATICS, Spring 2011

                ENGR 2140 - STRENGTH OF MATRLS, Spring 2011

                CEE 6360 - Geotechnical Principles, Fall 2010

                CEE 6340 - Laboratory and Field Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Fall 2010


                Graduate Students Mentored

                Graciela Tavarez, Civil & Environmental Engineering, September 2016
                Paola Paulino, September 2016
                Matthew Rahmeyer, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2013
                Tyler Stuart, Civil & Environmental Engineering, January 2013
                Daniel Pond, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2012
                Ernesto Bencosme, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2012
                Jorge Peralta, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2012
                Joshua Jensen, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2011
                Matthew Raymayer, Civil & Environmental Engineering 2015
                Sara Martin, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2011 - December 2012
                Karla Reynoso, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2010 - December 2012
                Susit Chaiprakaikeow, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2005 - August 2012