About Jim L. Hanson
Honors and Awards
- Professional Engineer - Civil Engineering, Wisconsin: License # 33068-6
- 2003: Paper of the Year - ASEE Civil Engineering Division
- 2001: Young Engineer of the Year - Michigan Society of Professional Engineers
Use of Post-Consumer Corrugated Fiberboard as Fine Aggregate Replacement in ...
Testing and Specification of Recycled Materials for Sustainable Geotechnical Construction (2012)
This study was conducted to investigate the use of post-consumer corrugated board in controlled low-strength material (CLSM) applications. Corrugated fiberboard ...
Assessment of State Composting Regulations in the United States
26th International Conference in Solid Waste Technology and Management Proceedings: Philadelphia, PA (2011)
This investigation was conducted to identify the current "status of state composting regulations in the U.S. using an extensive survey ...
Thermal Analysis of Cover Systems in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (2008)
Cover temperature variations were determined at four municipal solid waste landfills located in different climatic regions in North America: Michigan, ...
Experimental Determination of Cover Surface Temperature Functions at MSW Landfills
Global Waste Management Symposium Proceedings: Colorado, USA (2008)
Cover temperatures were measured at four MSW landfills located in different climatic regions in North America: Michigan, New Mexico, Alaska, ...
Soils Magic: Bringing Civil Engineering to the K–12 Classroom
Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice (2006)
An investigation was conducted to assess the effectiveness of a series of kindergarten through 12th grade (K–12) educational outreach activities ...
Inspection and Deterioration of Bridge Decks Constructed Using Stay-In-Place Metal ...
Civil and Environmental Engineering (2004)
A comprehensive research investigation was conducted to evaluate the use of Stay-in-Place Metal Forms (SIPMFs) in construction of concrete bridge ...
Conference Proceedings (14)
Beneficial Reuse of Corrugated Board in Slurry Applications
Geoenvironmental Engineering and Geotechnics: Progress in Modeling and Applications (GSP 204) (2010)
Use of virgin and post-consumer corrugated board as a replacement for bentonite in slurry mixes was investigated. The effectiveness of ...
Video Technology For Interuniversity Collaboration in a Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory
Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Austin, TX (2009)
Advanced video technology was used to incorporate multi-component (inter-university and university-industry) collaborations in geotechnical engineering laboratory courses. The project was ...
Analytical and Numerical Methodology for Modeling Temperatures in Landfills
Proceedings of Selected Sessions of GeoCongress 08: Geotechnics of Waste Management and Remediation (GSP 177) (2008)
Analytical and numerical approaches have been developed for modeling temperatures in municipal solid waste landfills. Steps for model formulation and ...
Engineering Controlled Low Strength Materials Using Scrap Tire Rubber
Proceedings of GeoCongress 2008: Characterization, Monitoring, and Modeling of GeoSystems (2008)
An investigation was conducted to determine the influence of recycled scrap tire rubber on the engineering properties of controlled low ...
Effects of Placement Conditions on Decomposition of Municipal Solid Wastes ...
Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering (2006)
The effects of placement practices on decomposition of wastes were investigated at Anchorage Regional Landfill (Anchorage, Alaska) since 2002. Temperatures ...
Integrated Temperature and Gas Analysis at a Municipal Solid Waste ...
Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Geotechnology in Harmony with the Global Environment (2005)
This study is conducted to investigate heat and gas production at a municipal solid waste landfill. Periodic temperature and gas ...
Characterization of Surface Topography of Sand
Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Osaka, Japan (2005)
This study was conducted to investigate surface characteristics of sand particles. Surface topography of sand particles was determined in 3-D ...
Engineering the World: Hands-on Experimentation for Civil Engineering K-12 Outreach
Proceedings of the 2003 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition (2003)
This paper details the development and application of a community outreach program designed to teach children about math, science, and ...