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Allen Skaja

Reclamation Office: Technical Service Center, Materials Engineering and Research Laboratory
Contact Information: (303) 445-2396, askaja@usbr.gov

Research Funded by the Science and Technology Program

Allen Skaja began doing research for the Science and Technology Program in the 2005 fiscal year, with funding provided by the program as recently as the 2014 fiscal year. Projects were funded under the Science and Technology Program research topics Invasive Species and Repair and Maintenance.

The following research projects were funded in whole or in part by the Science and Technology Program. Allen Skaja is listed as the principal investigator, or primary researcher. Click the project's title to view more information.

Antifouling Coatings for Invasive Mussel Control

Project ID: 7095
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2010 - 2014 (with plans to continue through 2015)
Research Results: Coatings for Mussel Control - Three Years of Laboratory and Field Testing (interim, PDF, 1.3MB)

Durable Silicone Foul-release Coatings Formulations CRADA

Project ID: 809
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2014 (with plans to continue through 2016)
Research Results: contact Allen Skaja

Asbestos in epoxy coatings

Project ID: 7408
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2013
Research Results: Document ID 954 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Please contact the Principal Investigator to request a copy of this document.

Pipeline Coatings

Project ID: 5733
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2013 (with plans to continue through 2015)
Research Results: Pipeline Coatings (final, PDF, 33KB)

Research and Development of Durable Foul Release Coatings

Project ID: 8305
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2012 - 2013
Research Results: Durable Foul Release Coatings (final, PDF, 1.3MB)

Biochemical and Biomechanical Characteristics of Invasive Mussel Adhesion

Project ID: 5091
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2011
Research Results: Document ID 118 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Please contact the Principal Investigator to request a copy of this document.

Evaluation of Protective Coatings

Project ID: 1597
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2011
Research Results: Evaluation of Protective Coatings (final, PDF, 31KB)

Investigation of Coatings Containing Tremolite Non-Asbestiform to Determine if Abrasive Blast Fragments Contain Asbestos

Project ID: 1898
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2011
Research Results: Document ID 952 contains protected information and it cannot be freely downloaded from USBR.gov. Please contact the Principal Investigator to request a copy of this document.

Natural Biocide and Coatings

Project ID: 2647
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2011
Research Results: Natural Biocides for Zebra and Quagga Mussel Control (final, PDF, 336KB)

Evaluation of Protective Coatings by Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) to Predict Coating Service Life

Project ID: 7553
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2006 - 2010
Research Results: contact Allen Skaja

Carbon Fiber Rehabilitation of Prestressed Concrete Pipe

Project ID: 7344
Fiscal Years of Funding: 2006 - 2008
Research Results: contact Allen Skaja

Proving Grounds for Evaluation and Comparison of Metallic and Reinforced Concrete Buried Water Transmission Lines

Project ID: 1133
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2006
Research Results: contact Allen Skaja

Evaluate New Protective Coatings Technology

Project ID: 5336
Fiscal Year of Funding: 2005
Research Results: contact Allen Skaja

This information was last updated on July 28, 2014
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