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Mehdi Modares, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, CAE

Office: 

3201 South Dearborn Street, AM 213

Phone: 

312.567.5714

Fax: 

312.567.3519

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Education 

Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Structures), Case Western Reserve University (2005)

Expertise 

Reliability of Infrastructures, Structural Health Monitoring, Computational Mechanics, Structural Dynamics, Interval Analysis, and Set Based Methods for Treating Uncertainty in Finite Element Models.

Research 

Reliability of infrastructures; computational mechanics; structural dynamics; structural uncertainty analysis.

  • Asset management of infrastructures
  • Structural health monitoring of high-rises
  • Damage detection of structures using interval finite element method
  • Dynamic analysis of uncertain structures using imprecise probability
  • Reliable lifetime prediction of dental restorations

Publications 

Modares, M., and Waksmanski N., An Overview of Structural Health Monitoring for Steel Bridges ,ASCE's Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction,?Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)SC.1943-5576.0000154, (2012).

Mohammadi, J. and Modares, M., A Practical Approach in Using Uncertainties in Structural Condition Assessment, ASCE's Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, Online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)SC.1943-5576.0000149, (2012).

Modares, M., Reliable Dynamic Analysis of an Uncertain Shear Beam,International Journal of Reliability and Safety, Vol. 6, Nos. 1/2/3, 2012 (2012).

Modares, M. and Mullen, R. L., Static Analysis of Uncertain Structures Using Interval Eigenvalue Decomposition, International Journal of Reliability and Safety, Vol. 3 Issue 1-3, pp.246-257 (March 2009)

Modares, M., Mullen, R. L. and Muhanna R. L., Frequency Analysis of Structures with Bounded Uncertainty, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics- Vol. 132, Issue 12, pp. 1363-1371 (December 2006)

Modares, M. and Mullen, R. L., Uncertainty Analysis on Dynamics of Mechanical Systems ,SAE 2006 Transactions Journal of Passenger Cars: Mechanical Systems, pp. 54-61 (March 2007)

Modares, M. , Mullen, R. L., Bellini, P. X. and Muhanna R. L., Buckling Analysis of Structures with Interval Uncertainty ,SAE 2005 Transactions Journal of Passenger Cars: Mechanical Systems, pp. 284-290 (March 2006)