Armour College Of Engineering   myIIT Portal Login
    Undergraduate Admission
    Graduate Admission
    Mehdi Modares, PhD - Assistant Professor, CAE

    Mehdi Modares, PhD

    Assistant Professor, CAE

    Structural Engineering

    Office: AM 213
    3201 South Dearborn Street
    Chicago, IL 60616

    Phone: 312.567.5714
    Fax: 312.567.3519
    Email: mmodares@iit.edu
    Web:
         

    Expertise

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

    Education

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

    Research

    • 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

    Current Projects

    Awards/Honors

    Patents

    Books

    Selected 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)

    Professional Society Memberships

    Civil and Architectural Engineering
    3201 South Dearborn Street
    Room 228 Alumni Memorial Hall
    Chicago, IL 60616-3793
    Phone: 312.567.3540
    312.567.3519