Rutgers Infrastructure Monitoring and Evaluation (RIME) Group is a multi-modal transportation infrastructure research and education facility focusing on the structural health monitoring, advanced concrete materials, finite element analysis, traffic and transportation analysis, life cycle cost analysis, etc.
There are two research laboratories under RIME group, and one collaborating laboratory. We are growing and growing:

Seminar: Dr. Jason Weiss, School Head and Professor, Oregon State University

Dr. Jason Weiss, School Head and Professor in the Department of Civil & Construction Engineering as well as Director of the Kiewit Center for Infrastructure and Transportation Research at Oregon State University, presents a seminar at NJACI Dinner Meeting on “A Roadmap for Test Methods, Models and Specifications for Concrete Durability Performance” at the NJACI Dinner Meeting held on Tuesday 1/15/2019.

TOPIC: A Roadmap for Test Methods, Models and Specifications for Concrete Durability Performance

TRB 2019 is coming!

The 2019 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting is coming soon!

The RIME Group's students and research associates will be presenting papers and posters at 2019 TRB Annual Meeting. A full list of paper and presentations are provided below. Please come and join the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting!

Korean delegation visited our RIME Group and NJDOT/NJTA

Korea delegation from the Korea Rail Network Authority (Mr. Ahn and Mr. Seo) and POSCO (Dr. Park) visited our RIME Group to discuss about the use of weathering steel in NJ and US.

RIME Group organized meetings with the NJDOT and NJTA to learn about their experience and lessons learned about the weathering steel.

Dr. Nassif is honored by the NJACI and Concrete Aggregate Association receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Date: on May 10, 2018

On May 10, 2018, Dr. Nassif received the Lifetime Achievement Award during the 55th NJ Concrete Award dinner. The New Jersey American Concrete Institute Chapter (NJACI) and the New Jersey Concrete Aggregate Association (NJCAA) honored him with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his research work in the area of structural concrete and its field implementation.

Dr. Zdeněk P. Bažant provided a lecture at RIME Group

Date: on April 25, 2018

Dr. Zdeněk P. Bažant, McCormick Institute Professor and Walter P. Murphy Professor of CEE Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Material Science Engineering, presented a seminar entitled “Design of New Materials and Structures to Maximize Strength at Probability Tail: A NEGLECTED CHALLENGE FOR QUASIBRITTLE AND BIOMIMETIC MATERIALS” at RIME Group on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 as a part of Rutgers CEE Department Seminar Series.

Below is the Abstract excerpted from his presentation.

2018 CEE Department SEMINAR SERIES (4/25/2018)

Date : APR/25/2018
Place: Easton Hub Auditorium, 101 Bevier Road, Piscataway

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NJACI Dinner Meeting (1/30/2018)

Date: on JAN/30/18

The New Jersey Chapter ACI invited Borys I. Hayda, PE, SECB, Managing Principal DeSimone Consulting Engineers to the dinner meeting on JAN/30/2018.

The 97th Transportation Research Board (TRB) at Washington D.C.

The RIME Group participated in the 97th TRB at Washington D.C. from 1/7/18 to 1/11/18.

Below is the list of presentations and posters of RIME Group.

RIME Program

Lectern Session 810 - Additional Bridge Assessment, Bridge Rating, and Bridge Design
Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM @ Convention Center, 204C

Dr. Nassif provided a lecture at NYU C2SMART Center

Dr. Hani Nassif, Professor and Director of Rutgers Infrastructure Monitoring and Evaluation (RIME) Group, presented a seminar titled “The Past, Present, and Future of Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of Civil Infrastructure” at C2SMART center on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.

See C2SMARY Center Website for more information.


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