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Faculty Profile

Mehrdad Sasani

Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, Civil and Environmental Engineering
617.373.5222
421 Snell Engineering Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Education

  • Ph.D., Structural Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 2001
  • M.S., Structural Engineering, Tehran Polytechnic, 1987
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Tehran Polytechnic, 1985

Research & Scholarship Interests

Concrete structures; progressive collapse of structures; earthquake engineering; structural reliability
Affiliated With

Department Research Areas

College Research Initiatives

Honors & Awards

  • 2006 CAREER Development Award, National Science Foundation

Professional Affiliations

  • ACI-369: Seismic Repair and Rehabilitation
  • ACI-374: Performance-Based Design of Concrete Buildings
  • American Concrete Institute
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Boston Society of Civil Engineers
  • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
  • International Joint Committee on Structural Safety
  • MBTA Certification Committee for concrete licensing program.
  • Structural Committee of BSCES
  • Structural Engineering Institute
  • Structural Engineers Emergency Response program in Massachusetts
  • Structural Systems and Hazards Mitigation of Structures program: Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation

Selected Publications

  • Sasani, M. (2008). "Response of a reinforced concrete infilled-frame structure to removal of two adjacent columns," J. Engineering Structures, 30(9), 2478-2491.
  • Sasani, M. and Sagiroglu, S. (2008). "Progressive collapse resistance of hotel San Diego,"J. Structural Engineering, 134(3), 478-488.
  • Sasani, M. and Sagiroglu, S. (2008). "Progressive collapse of RC structures: A multihazard perspective," Structural Journal, 105(1), 96-103.
  • Sasani, M. and Kropelnicki, J. (2008). "Progressive collapse analysis of an RC structure,"The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, 17(4), 757-772.
  • Sasani, M., Bazan, M., and Sagiroglu, S. (2007). "Experimental and analytical progressive collapse evaluation of an actual RC structure," Structural Journal, 104(6), 731-739.

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