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  1. Low-Cost Construction Materials to Improve Construction Methods and Technologies, Funded by EPRI, 1989-1993.

  2. Bricks and Paving Stones Research and Development, Funded by Wisconsin Power & Light Company, March 1990.

  3. A Feasibility Study and Assessment of Alternate Fueled Fleet Operations in State of Wisconsin, Funded by DOA-WI, September 1990.

  4. Development of WISE Comprehensive Database for Recycling & Reutilization of By-Products, Funded by Wisconsin Industry for Saving Our Environment (WISE), May 1990.

  5. Foundry Industry Sand Utilization, Funded by WI-DNR, Falk Corporation, Maynard Steel Casting, Badger Mining, Waupaca Foundry, etc., 1990-1993.

  6. High-Volume Fly Ash Concrete, Funded by EPRI, August 1991

  7. Clean Coal Ash Utilization in Concrete, Funded by Radian, August 1991.

  8. Slurry Corrosion Potential, Funded by Wisconsin Electric Power Company, 1992.

  9. Fly Ash Slurry, Funded by Wisconsin Power & Light, 1993.

  10. EZ Painter Project, Funded by Wisconsin Power & Light, 1993.

  11. Slag Stone Project, Funded by Waupaca Foundry, 1993.

  12. Application and Performance Evaluation of Discarded Tires and Plastics in Asphaltic Paving Materials, Funded by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Solid & Hazardous Waste Management, and WISE, February 1994.

  13. Characterization of Combustion By-Products, Funded by Northern States Power Company, March 1993.

  14. Characterization of Combustion By-Products, Funded by Manitowoc Public Utilities, August 1993.

  15. Leaching Characteristics of Flowable Slurry Containing Foundry By-Products and Coal Ashes, Funded by SWRC, Badger Mining Corporation, Fall River Foundry, Maynard Steel, Pelton Casteel, Stainless Foundry and Engineering, Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry, and WEPCO, 1992-94.

  16. Development of Manufacturing Technology for Low-Cost, High Performance Blended Cements in Wisconsin, Funded by UW System Applied Research Program, February 1994.

  17. Low-Cost, High-Performance Materials Using Illinois Coal Combustion By-Products, Funded by Illinois Clean Coal Institute, Illinois, August 1994.

  18. Pulliam Ash Utilization Study, Funded by Wisconsin Public Service Corporation, 1995.

  19. CLSM Utilizing Modified Oak Creek Power Station Fly Ash, Funded by Wisconsin Electric Power Company, 1995.

  20. Evaluation of Physical and Chemical Properties of Glass Aggregates, Funded by Wisconsin Electric Power Company, 1995.

  21. CLSM with Kohler Used Sand, Funded by Kohler Company, 1995.

  22. Kohler Dust Recycling, Funded by Wisconsin Power & Light Company, 1995.

  23. Lightweight Fill Utilizing Minergy Lightweight Aggregate, Funded by Minergy Corporation, 1995.

  24. Development of Low-Cost Concrete Utilizing Used Foundry Sand, Funded by UW System Applied Research Program, 1996.

  25. Low-Cost, High-Performance Materials Using Illinois Coal Combustion By-Products Phase II, Funded by Illinois Clean Coal Institute, 1996.

  26. Plastic By-Product Characterization and Use Options, Funded by Perstorp Company, 1996.

  27. Manufacturing Technology Development of Bricks and Blocks Utilizing Recycled Materials, Funded by Wisconsin Electric Power Company, 1997.

  28. Development of Flowable Slurry Utilizing Mixed Glass, Funded by UW System Solid Waste Recovery Research Program/Recycling Market Development Board, 1997.

  29. Development of Concrete Utilizing Paper Mill Sludge, Funded by UW System Solid Waste Recovery Research Program/Recycling Market Development Board, 1997.

  30. Paper Mill Sludge Characterization and Use Options, Funded by Weyerhaeuser Corporation, 1997-1998.

  31. Wood Ash Characterization and Use Options, Funded by Weyerhaeuser Corporation, 1997-199.

  32. High LOI ASH Use Options, Funded by Wisconsin Electric Power Company, 1999-2002.

  33. Freezing and Thawing Resistance of High-Volume Fly Ash Concrete, Funded by Wisconsin Electric Power Company, 1999.

  34. Wood Ash Characterization and Use Options, Funded by Packaging Corporation of America (formerly Tenneco Packaging Company), 1999.

  35. Treatment Options for Topsoil Creation, Funded by the US Army Corps of Engineering, 1999-2000.

  36. Wood Ash Characterization and Use Options, Funded by Consolidated Papers, Inc., 1999-2000.

  37. Wood Ash Use in CLSM and Concrete, Funded by UW System Solid Waste Research Program, 1999-2000.

  38. Low-Cost, High-Performance Materials Using Illinois Coal Combustion By-Products-Phase III, Funded by Illinois Clean Coal Institute, 1999-2000.

  39. Concrete Mixture Design Using Used Foundry Sand and Slag, Funded by Fox Valley Concrete, 1999-2000.

  40. Development of Concrete Using Pulp and Paper Mill Residual Solids, Funded by US Department of Energy, Agenda 2020 Program, 1999-Present.

  41. Development and Demonstration of High Carbon CCPs and FGD By-Products in Permeable Roadway Base Construction, Funded by Emission Control By-Products Consortium (West Virginia University, USDOE), 2000-2002.

  42. Implementation of Technology for Controlled Low-Strength Materials Using Illinois Coal Combustion Products, Funded by Illinois Clean Coal Institute, 2000-2001.

  43. Testing of Masonry Blocks, Funded by Crumb-Colton Block Co., 2000-2001.

  44. By-Products Characterization and Use Options, Funded by Manitowoc Public Utilities, 2000-2001.

  45. MPU By-Products Use in Defined Performance Concrete, Funded by Manitowoc Public Utilities, 2001.

  46. By-Products Characterization and Use Options, Funded by Rockford Sand & Gravel, Inc., 2001.

  47. Demonstration of Manufacturing Technology for Concrete and CLSM Using Wood Ash from Wisconsin, Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Community Financial Assistance, 2001-2003..

  48. Concrete Brick and Block Manufacturing Using Wood Ash Generated by Wisconsin Pulp and Paper Industry, Funded by UWS Applied Research Grant Program, 2001-2002.

  49. Development and Demonstration of Porous Base Course Materials for Pavements Using Illinois Coal Combustion Products, Funded by the Illinois Clean Coal Institute, 2001-2002.

  50. Cenosphere Characterization and Use Options, Funded by Minnesota Power Company, 2001-2002.

  51. Wood Ash Characterization and Use Options, Funded by Weyerhaeuser-Canada, Ltd., 2001-2002.

  52. Development of Economical Self-Compacting Concrete Mixtures Using Limestone Quarry Products, Funded by the UWS - Solid Waste Research Program, 2002-2003.

  53. Implementation of Flowable Slurry Technology in Illinois, Funded by the Illinois Clean Coal Institute, 2002-2003.

  54. Foamed Slurry Mixture Production and Testing, Funded by We Energies, 2003-2004.

  55. Reducing Shrinkage Cracking of Structural Concrete Through the Use of Admixtures, Funded by the Wisconsin Highway Research Program 2003-2006.

  56. Recycling of Residual Solids for Wisconsin Pulp and Paper Industry in Flowable Slurry, Funded by the UW System Solid Waste Research Program, 2004-2005.

  57. Economical Self-Consolidating Concrete for the Wisconsin Concrete Industry, Funded by the UW System Applied Research Program, 2004-2005.

  58. Recycling Opportunities for Coal Combustion Products Through Educational Seminars, Funded by the U.S. EPA Region 5, 2004-2005.

  59. Testing of High-Carbon Fly Ash Concrete with Carbon Fibers and Foamed CLSM, Funded by We Energies, 2005-2006.

  60. Investigation of Concrete Properties to Support Implementation of the New AASHTO Pavement Design Guide, Funded by the Wisconsin Highway Research Program, 2005-2006.

  61. Peace River Wood Ash Characterization, Funded by the Daishowa Marubeni International Ltd., 2005-2006.

  62. Use of Gypsum Wallboard in Concrete, Funded by the UW System Solid Waste Research Program, 2006-Present.

  63. Demonstration of Manufacturing Technology for Concrete and CLSM Using Residuals and Reject Fibers from Pulp and Paper Mills, Funded by the Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Community Financial Assistance, 2006-Present.

  64. High-Durability Concrete Using Pulp Mill Residuals, Funded by We Energies, 2006-Present.

  65. Wood Ash Characterization and Use Options, Funded by Herman Miller, Inc., 2007-Present.

  66. Use of FGD Products in Concrete, Funded by We Energies, Scheduled to start late 2007.






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