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Refereed Scientific Journal Publications

Khire, M. and Mukherjee, M. (2006), “Leachate Injection Using Vertical Wells in Engineered Landfills,” Waste Management, Elsevier, in press.

Haydar, M. and Khire, M. (2006), “Leachate Recirculation in Bioreactor Landfills Using Permeable Blankets,” Journal of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, in press.

Haydar, M. and Khire, M. (2006), “Geotechnical Sensor System to Monitor Injected Liquids in Landfills,” Geotechnical Testing Journal, American Society of Testing of Materials, Vol. 29, No.1, 1-8.

Haydar, M.,and Khire, M. (2005), “Leachate Recirculation Using Horizontal Trenches in Bioreactor Landfills,” Journal of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 131, No. 7, 837-847.

Gueorguieva, S., Khire, M., and Petrova, R. (2005), “Implementing Evapotranspiration Cover Method at Old Landfills in Bulgaria,” Forest Science, Vol. 4, 1-12.

Haydar, M., and Khire, M. (2004), “Numerical Evaluation of Heterogeneity and Anisotropy of Waste Properties on Leachate Recirculation in Bioreactor Landfills,” The Journal of Solid Waste Management & Technology, Vol. 30, No. 4, 233- 243.

Khire, M., Benson, C., and Bosscher, P. (2000), "Capillary Barriers in Semi-Arid and Arid Climates: Design Variables and the Water Balance," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 126, No.8, pp. 695-708.

Khire, M., Benson, C., and Bosscher, P. (1999), "Capillary Barriers in Semi-Arid and Arid Climates: Field Data & Model Predictions Made with UNSAT-H," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 125, No. 8, pp. 518-527.

Khire, M., Benson, C., and Bosscher, P. (1997), "Water Balance Modeling of Final Covers," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 123, No.8, pp. 744-754.

Giroud, J., Khire, M., and Soderman, K. (1997), "Evaluation of the Rate of Liquid Migration through Defects of a Geomembrane Overlain by a Permeable Medium," Geosynthetic International, Vol. 4, Nos. 3-4, pp. 293-321.

Giroud, J., Khire, M., and McKelvey, J. (1997), "Evaluation of the Rate of Leachate Migration through a Defect of a Geomembrane Placed on a Semi-Permeable Soil," Geosynthetic International, Vol. 4, Nos. 3-4, pp. 323-334.

Giroud, J., Hadj-Hamou, T., and Khire, M. (1997), "Evaluation of the Rate of Leachate Migration through a Defect in a Geomembrane Underlain by a Saturated Permeable Medium," Geosynthetic International, Vol. 4, Nos. 3-4, pp. 349-372.

Khire, M., Benson, C., and Bosscher, P. (1997), “Water Balance of Two Earthen Landfill Caps in a Semi-Arid Climate,” Journal of Land Contamination and Reclamation, 5(3), pp. 195-202.

Meerdink, J., Benson, C., and Khire, M. (1996), "Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity of Two Compacted Barrier Soils," Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 122, No. 7, pp. 565-575.

Benson, C. and Khire M. (1994), "Reinforcement of Soils with Strips of Reclaimed High Density Polyethylene," Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE, 120(5), pp. 838-855.

Lawton, L., Khire, M., and N. Fox (1993), "Reinforcement of Soils by Multi-Oriented Geosynthetic Inclusions," Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE, 119(2), pp. 257-274.

Refereed Special Publications

Pepprah, E, Birk, S., Liedl, R., and Khire, M. (2005), “Void Evolution in Soluble Rocks Beneath Dams Under Limited Flow Condition,” Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst, ASCE Special Publication, ISBN: 0-7844-0796-7, pp. 103-113.

Khire, M., and Haydar, M. (2005), “Leachate Recirculation Using Geocomposite Drainage Layer in Engineered MSW Landfills," Geotechnical Special Publications 130-142 & GRI-18; American Society of Civil Engineers, Proceedings of the Geo-Frontiers 2005, January 24-26.

Khire, M., Meerdink, J., Benson, C., and Bosscher, P. (1995), "Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity and Water Balance Predictions for Earthen Landfill Final Covers," ASCE 1995 National Convention on Soil Suction Applications in Geotechnical Engineering Practice, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 48, pp. 38-57.

Benson, C. and Khire M. (1995), "Earthen Covers for Semi-Arid and Arid Climates," ASCE 1995 National Convention on Landfill Closures-Environmental Protection and Land Recovery, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 53, pp. 201-217.

Invited Presentations/Abstract Presentations

Khire, M., and Yellayi, A. (2005), “Field-Scale Evaluation of Landfill Gas Emissions from an Instrumented Landfill Bioreactor Cell," International Symposium on Soil & Groundwater Environment, Korean Society of Soil and Groundwater Environment, Seoul, 27-28 Oct.

Khire, M. (2005), “Field-Scale Performance of Liquid Injection in a Landfill Using Permeable Blankets," International Symposium on Soil & Groundwater Environment, Korean Society of Soil and Groundwater Environment, Seoul, 27-28 Oct.

Khire, M., and Haydar, M. (2004), "Field-Scale Testing of Leachate Recirulation Blankets," SWANA Wastecon 2004, Phoenix, AZ.

Khire, M. (2004), "Field-Scale Evaluation of Gas Emissions from an Instrumented Bioreactor Cell," Designing, Building, & Regulating Evapotranspirative (ET) Landfill Covers, RTDF Phytoremediation of Organics Action Team, Denver, CO, April.

Khire, M., Amputch, A., and Kortegast, T. (2001), "Full Cost Modeling of MSW Landfills," Ministry for the Environment Landfill Workshop, Wellington, New Zealand.

Khire, M., and Kortegast, T. (2000), "Design of State-of-the-Art Liner for Stage 3 of Bluegums Landfill," Landfill Design Guidelines Workshop, Waste Management Institute of New Zealand, Christchurch, New Zealand, May.

Khire, M., and Benson, C. (1998), "Water Balance Modeling of Capillary Barrier Landfill Caps, SWANA Landfill Symposium, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, April.

Khire, M., Benson, C., Bosscher, P., and R. Pliska (1994), "A Field-Scale Water Balance Study of Two Landfill Final Covers and Hydrologic Simulation Using the Model UNSAT-H," 1994 Agronomy Abstracts and Annual Meetings, Seattle, WA.

Conference Proceedings

Khire, M., Haydar, M., and Mukherjee, M. (2006), “Liquid Head on Landfill Liners Due to Leachate Recirculation," Proceedings of GeoCongress 2006, American Society of Civil Engineers, Atlanta, GA, 26 Feb.

Khire, M., and Pepprah, E. (2006), “Reactive Permeable Blankets for Cleanup of Contaminated Liquids," Proceedings of GeoCongress 2006, American Society of Civil Engineers, Atlanta, GA, 26 Feb.

Haydar, M., Khire, M., and Zhao X. (2004), "Field-Scale Testing of Leachate Recirculation Blanket Made Up of Scrap Tires at a MSW Landfill," Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, Philadelphia, March.

Haydar, M., and Khire, M. (2004), "Numerical Evaluation of Anisotropy and Heterogeneity of Waste Hydraulic Conductivity on Leachate Recirculation in MSW Landfills," Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, Philadelphia, March.

Khire, M., and Haydar, M. (2003), "Numerical Evaluation of Granular Blankets for Leachate Recirculation in MSW Landfills," Proceedings of the Ninth Sardinia Solid Waste Conference, Cagliary, Oct.

Voice, T., S. Hashsham, S., Khire, M., Maher, S., Musleh, R. and Zhao, Z. (2003), "Full-scale Evaluation of Bioreactor Landfill Technology," Presented at 8th Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Lemnos Island, Greece, Sept. 8-10.

Zhao, X., Maher, S., Musleh, R., Khire, M., Voice, T. and Hashsham, S. (2003), "Full-scale evaluation of bioreactor landfill technology," Proceedings of SWANA 8th Annual Landfill Symposium, Atlantic City, NJ, June 16-20.

Zhao, X., Maher, S., Khire, M., Musleh, R., Voice, T., and Hashsham, S. (2003), "Bioreactor Landfill Research and Demonstration Project at the Northern Oaks Landfill, MI," Proceedings of the Waste Tech Landfill Conference 2003, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 16-18.

Khire, M., Kortegast, M., and Amputch, A. (1999), "Field Data and Modeling of Leachate Quantities for New Zealand Landfills," Proceedings of WasteMINZ Conference, Queenstown, Nov.

Kortegast, A., Amputch, A., and Khire, M. (1999), "Financial Modeling of New Zealand Landfills," Proceedings of WasteMINZ Conference, Queenstown, Nov.

Giroud, J., Soderman, K., Khire, M., and Badu-Tweneboah, K. (1998), "New Developments in Landfill Liner Leakage Evaluation," GeoEnvironment 1998, Atlanta, USA, Nov.

Khire, M., Benson, C., and Bosscher, P. (1997), "Water Balance of Two Earthen Landfill Caps in a Semi-Arid Climate," Proceedings of International Containment Technology Conference and Exhibition, St. Petersburg, FL, Feb.

Williams, N., Khatami, A., Khire, M., and Perera, P. (1997), "Selection Criteria and Performance Evaluation Methodology for Landfill Lining Systems", Proceedings of Environment'97, International Conference and Trade Fair, Cairo, Egypt, Feb.

Benson, C., Khire, M., and Pliska, R. (1996), "Final Covers: HELP Needs Help from the Field," Waste Age, March, pp. 89-98.

Khire, M., Benson, C., Bosscher, P., and R. Pliska (1996), "Factors Affecting the Performance of Capillary Barriers in Semi-Arid and Arid Climates," Nineteenth International Madison Waste Conference, Madison, WI.

Benson, C. and Khire M. (1995), "Earthen Materials in Surface Barriers," National Academy of Sciences/DOE Workshop on Barrier Technology, Denver, CO, Aug. 13.

Khire, M., Benson, C., Bosscher, P., and Pliska R. (1994), "Field-Scale Comparison of Capillary and Resistive Landfill Covers in an Arid Climate," Fourteenth Annual Hydrology Days Conference, Fort Collins, CO, pp. 195-209.

Khire, M., Benson, C., Bosscher, P., and R. Pliska (1994), "A Field-Scale Water Balance Study of Three Landfill Final Covers," Seventeenth International Madison Waste Conference, Madison, WI.

Benson, C. and Khire M. (1993), "Reinforcement of Soils with Strips of Reclaimed HDPE," Proceedings, GeoSynthetics'93, pp. 935-948.