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    Jamshid Mohammadi, PhD, SE, PE  - Professor, CAE

    Jamshid Mohammadi, PhD, SE, PE

    Professor, CAE
    Associate Dean, Graduate College
    Director, Architectural Engineering Program

    Structural Engineering
    Graduate College

    Office: AM 228
    3201 South Dearborn Street
    Chicago, IL 60616-3793

    Office 2: RT 7C92
    10 W. 35th Street
    Chicago, IL 60616
    Phone: 312.567.7516

    Phone: 312.567.3547
    Fax: 312.567.3519
    Email: mohammadi@iit.edu
    Web: Graduate College
         

    Expertise

    • System reliability and risk analysis, highway bridges, fatigue and fracture reliability analysis

    Education

    • Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering); University of Illinois t Urbana-Champaign

    Research

    • An investigation of vibration of horizontally curved bridge in highway feeder ramps, Sponsor, Illinois Institute of Technology, principal investigator, J. Mohammadi
    • Analytical investigation of seismic damage to skewed bridges in California, sponsor, Illinois Institute of Technology, principal investigators, J. Mohammadi and J. Shen
    • A Bayesian updating approach using visual inspection in structural health monitoring, Sponsor: Illinois Institute of Technology, principal investigators: J. Mohammadi and M. Modares
    • Determinant of motor vehicle fatalities and fatality rate in Illinois, Sponsor: Illinois Department of Transportation, principal investigators: J. Mohammadi and J. Khisty
    • A warning system for early detection of collapse of structures during fire, Sponsor: NASA Huntsville, AL, principal investigator: J. Mohammadi
    • Risk analysis for transportation of hazardous materials throughout the city of Chicago, Sponsor: Illinois EPA and Chicago Fire Department, principal investigators: J. Mohammadi and J. Khisty
    • An investigation into causes and effects of fires following the Loma Prieta Eathquake, sponsor: National Science Foundation, principal investigator: J. Mohammadi
    • Effect of Truck Weight Increase upon Illinois Highway Bridges, Sponsor: Illinois Department of Transportation, principal investigators: S. Guralnick and J. Mohammadi

    Current Projects

    • 1. Fatigue analysis
    • 2. Bridge performance
    • 3. Structural analysis

    Awards/Honors

    Patents

    Books

    • Systems Engineering, with economics, probability and statistics, 2nd Edition, J. Khisty, J. Mohammadi, and Adjo Amedkudzi, Ross Publishing, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
    • NDT Methods Applied to Fatigue Reliability Assessment of Structures m> (J. Mohammadi, editor), American Society of Civil Engineers, 2004.

    Selected Publications

    • Guralnick, S.A., and Mohammadi, J. (2010). A probabilistic mechanical model for simulating fatigue failure in metals – modeling the damage accumulation process," International Journal of Structural Engineering.
    • Mohammadi, J., and Polepeddi, R.,  Bridge rating with consideration for fatigue damage from overloads, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 5, No. 3, Aug. 2000, p 259-266.
    • Byers, W., Marley, M., Mohammadi, J., Nielson, R. and Sarkani, S. (1997). Fatigue reliability reassessment procedures: a state-of-the-art paper, J. of Structural Engineering, ASCE.
    • Byers, W., Marley, M., Mohammadi, J., Nielson, R. and Sarkani, S. (1997). Fatigue reliability reassessment applications: a state-of-the-art paper, J. of Structural Engineering, ASCE.
    • Mohammadi, J., Guralnick, S.A. and Yan, L. (1995). Incorporating life-cycle costs in highway-bridge planning and design, J. of Transportation Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 121, Number 5, September 1995, p. 417-424.
    • Hahin, C., South, G., Mohammadi, J. and Polepeddi, R. (1993). Accurate and Rapid Strain Gage Determination of Fatigue damage in Steel Bridges, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 119.
    • Apirakvorapinit, P, Mohammadi, J., and Shen, J. (2011). Analytical Investigation of Seismic Damage to a Skewed Bridge, Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, ASCE.
    • Mohammadi, J., and Modares, M. (2012).  A Practical Approach in Using Uncertainties in Structural Condition Assessment, Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, ASCE (on-line edition).
    • Djavid, M., and Mohammadi, J. (2011). Comparative Risk Analysis for Reconstruction of a Partially Failed Dike System, Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, ASCE.

    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