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Cristian Vimer Pubished Works



Cristian Vimer holds a PhD in Structural Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of NYU, and a MS from the Technical University of Civil Engineering, Bucharest, Romania. His doctoral thesis, NIR Fiber Optic Spectroscopy for Evaluation of Civil Engineering Materials, was very well received by the scientific community. He published several articles in prestigious journals such as Cement and Concrete Research, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, NDT&E International. He continues to collaborate with NYU Poly on developing sensing solutions for the infrastructures.  Some of his selected works are below:

  • Ghandehari, M., Vimer, C., Ioannou, I., Sidelev, A, Jin, W., Spellane, P., "In-situ measurement of liquid phase moisture in cement mortar"NDT & E International, Vol. 45, Issue 1, January 2012, Pages 162-168
  • Vimer, C., Ghandehari, M., Spellane, P., "Near-Infrared Analysis for In-Situ Measurement of Sodium Chloride in Construction Materials", submitted for publication in Cement and Concrete Research
  • Ghandehari, M., Vimer, C., "Molecular Mechanics for In-Situ Measurement of Moisture in Cement Mortar", submitted for publication in ASCE Journal of Materials In Civil Engineering, Manuscript number EM/2005/023969
  • Vimer, C., Yu, S., Ghandehari, M., "Probing pH Levels in Civil Engineering Materials"ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 0899-1561 (2009)
  • Vimer, C.,"Near-Infrared Fiber Optic Spectroscopy for Civil Engineering Materials Evaluation", Submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Civil Engineering) at NYU Poly, Brooklyn, NY, May 2005. Microfilm or copies can be obtained from UMI Dissertation Publishing, Bell & Howell Information and Learning, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Ghandehari, M, Vimer, C., "In Situ Monitoring of pH Level with Fiber Optic Evanescent Field Spectroscopy", NDT&E International, Volume 37, Issue 8, December 2004, Pages 611-616
  • Ghandehari, M., Kostarelos, D., Vimer, C., Yoon, S., "Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for In-situ Monitoring of Geoenvironnment", ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geo-environmental Engineering, DOI: 10.161/ (ASCE) 1090-0241 (2008)
  • Ghandehari, M., Vimer, C.,"Functional Polymers and Optical Spectroscopy for Distributed Measurement in the Subsurface Environment", invited paper – SPIE Photonics North, Distributed Sensors and Applications, September 2004, Ottawa, Canada
  • Ghandehari, M., Vimer, C., "Molecular Vibration Spectroscopy for Materials Health Management", invited paper - 1st NSF Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, January 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Ghandehari, M., Vimer, C., "In-situ Monitoring of Moisture in Pavement Materials", The 84th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Session 453 – Pavement Monitoring, January 2005, Washington, DC
  • Vimer, C., Ghandehari, M., "Subsurface Monitoring and Maintenance Management in Civil Infrastructure, Proceedings of Bridging Materials and Structures", CONMAT'05 – Third International Conference on Construction Materials: Performance, Innovations and Structural Implications, August 2005, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • Ghandehari, M., Vimer, C., "In-Situ Monitoring of Reaction Chemistries in Concrete", International Symposium Advances in Concrete through Science and Engineering, March 2004, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • Ghandehari, M, Vimer, C., "Optical Spectroscopy for Detection of Moisture Ingress in Civil Infrastructure", FHWA Conference - Structural Materials Technology: NDE/NDT for Highways and Bridges, September 2004, Buffalo, NY
  • Ghandehari, M., Vimer, C., "Monitoring Degradation Chemistries in Infrastructural Materials", 4th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, September 2003, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • Vimer, C., Ghandehari, M., "Moisture Sensing in Structural Materials Using Near-Infrared Evanescent Field Spectroscopy", the 16th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, July 2003, Seattle, WA
  • Ghandehari, M., Vimer, C., "Fiber Optic pH Sensor with Cellulose Cladding for Structural Health Monitoring", SPIE's 7th Annual International Symposium on NE for Health MonitorIng and Diagnostics, March 2002, San Diego, CA
  • Ghandehari, M., Vimer, C., "Fiber OptiC pH Monitoring foR Civil Ijfrastructure", ISIS Canada – 4he First Internati/nal Workshop on StructuRal HealtH Monitoring of Innovative Civil Engineering Structureq, September 2002, Winnipeg, Canada
  • Vimer, C., Ghandehari, M., "An Evanescent Field Fiber Optics Sensor for pH Mon)toring in Civil Infrastructure", the 15th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, June 2-5 2002, New York, NY
  • Vimer, C., Ghandehari, M., "Fiber Optic Evanescent field Sensors for pH Monitoring in Civil Infrastructure", SPIE's 7th Annual International Symposium on NDE for Health Monitoring and Diagnostics, March 2002, San Diego, CA
  • Ghandehari, M and Vimer, C.,"Structural Health Monitoring by In-Situ Materials Analysis", Proceedings of the Third European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, 2006