AMIR H. ALAVI, PhD

Computational Sensor Laboratory

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA.

Tel: +1 (517) 526-1455

Email:   alavi(at)msu.edu

              ah_alavi(at)hotmail.com

 

 

Education

 

      •     Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA.                            Civil Engineering             PhD

      •     Iran University of Science & Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran.          Civil Engineering             MSc, BSc

 

Research Interests

 

      •     Sustainable and Resilient Civil Infrastructure Systems

      •     Smart Sensing Systems for Structural/Infrastructure Health Monitoring

      •     Cyber-Physical Systems

      •     Smart Infrastructure, Construction and Building Internet of Things (SICB-IoT)

      •     Smart Energy Harvesting

      •     Big Data Analytics/Advanced Data Mining/Data Interpretation in Engineering

      •     Bio-Inspired Computation/Machine Learning/Statistical and Probabilistic Methods

      •     Metaheuristic Modeling and Optimization

      •     Composite Concrete Materials

 

Links     

      •     Google Scholar

      •     ResearchGate

      •     LinkedIn

 

Awards and Honors

 

      •     Selected among the Google Scholar “300 Most Cited Authors” within the Civil Engineering Domain

      •     As of 2016, Selected as the Advisory Board of Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN), limited to the Top 1% of Scientists in the World and to Nobel Laureates according to Essential Science Indicators (ESI), Web of Science, Thomson Reuters.

      •     Ranked 46 among over 9000 Researchers in the Field of Genetic Programming 

      •     Author of “One of the Most Popular Articles in 2013 in Computational Engineering from Elsevier Published Journals (Top 25 List)” for the Paper “Mixed Variable Structural Optimization Using Firefly Algorithm”

      •     Author of articles recognized in the “Top 25 Hottest Articles in Journal of Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Elsevier” and as “One of The Most Cited Articles Published Since 2010, Extracted from Scopus” for the Paper “Firefly Algorithm with Chaos”

      •     Author of “One of The Most Cited Articles Published in Journal of Computers & Structures Since 2010, Extracted from Scopus” for the Paper “Prediction of Principal Ground-Motion Parameters Using a Hybrid Method Coupling Artificial Neural Networks and Simulated Annealing”,

      •     Received “The Most Read and Downloaded Paper Award in 2011” from the Emerald Publication “A Robust Data Mining Approach for Formulation of Geotechnical Engineering Systems”

      •     Pioneer of the Krill Herd (KH) Optimization Algorithm Proposed in 2012, and Selected as the “Hottest Article by Elsevier in 2013,” and among the “The Most Cited Articles Published Since 2010”, Extracted from Scopus.

      •     Author of “One of the Most Cited Papers” in ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering” for the Paper “Nonlinear Genetic-Based Models for Prediction of Flow Number of Asphalt Mixtures”

      •     Author of “One of the Most Cited Papers” in Journal of Geoscience Frontiers, Elsevier, for the Paper “Energy-based numerical models for assessment of soil liquefaction”,

      •     As of 2011, Selected as the Member of World Federation on Soft Computing (WFSC)  

 

 

Professional Activities

 

Editor/Guest Editor:     

 

      •     Case Studies in Construction Material, Elsevier.

      •     Automation in Construction, Elsevier.

      •     Geoscience Frontiers, Elsevier.

      •     The Journal of Engineering, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK.

      •     Cogent Engineering, Taylor & Francis.

      •     International Journal of Big Data Intelligence journal, Inderscience.

      •     Asia Pacific Journal on Computational Engineering, Springer.

      •     International Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Hazard Mitigation (IREHM), Praise Worthy Prize Publication.

      •     ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems: Part A, ASCE.

      •     Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Sage.

      •     Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Hindawi, USA.

 

 

Membership in Professional Societies

             

           American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

           World Federation on Soft Computing (WFSC)

           Member, BEACON:  The NSF Science and Technology Center for the Study of Evolution in Action, 2014.

           Program Chair, 2nd Int. Conference on Frontiers of Sensors Technologies (ICFST 2017), Shenzhen, China, 2017.

           Publication Chair, Int. Conference on Intelligent Systems, Metaheuristics & Swarm Intelligence (ISMSI17), Hong Kong, 2017.

           Program Chair, Int. Conference on Big-Data and Cloud Computing (ICBDCC'17), Tamilnadu, India, 2017.

           Technical Program Committee, The 4th Int. Conference on Big Data and Smart Computing (BigComp 2017), Jeju, Korea, 2017.

           Publication Chair, 2nd IEEE Int. Conference on Big Data Intelligence and Computing (IEEE DataCom 2016), Auckland, New Zealand, 2016.

           Technical Program Committee, 3rd Int. Conference on Big Data and Smart Computing (BigComp 2016), Hong Kong, China, 2016.

           Technical Program Committee, 3rd IEEE Int. Conference on Big Data and Smart City (ICBDSC 2016), Muscat, Oman, 2016.

           Technical Program Committee, 2016 IEEE Int. Conference on Big Data Analysis (ICBDA 2016), Hangzhou, China, 2016.

           Technical Program Committee, 2nd Int. Conference on Big Data & Analytics for Business, New Delhi, India, 2016.

           Technical Program Committee, 2nd Workshop on Big Data and Data Mining Challenges on IoT and Pervasive Systems (BigD2M 2016), Madrid, Spain, 2016.

           Technical Program Committee, The 3rd Int. Conference on Consumer Electronics, Communications and Networks (CECNet 2013), Xianning, China, 2013.

           Scientific Committee, The 15th EU/ME (the European Metaheuristics Community) Workshop, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014.

           Scientific Committee, The Int. Student Competition in Structural Optimization (ISCSO), Istanbul, Turkey, 2012, 2013, 2015.

           Scientific Committee, Int. Conference on Soft Computing & Machine Intelligence (ISCMI), New Delhi, India, 2014, 2015.

           Scientific Committee, Int. Symposium on Computational & Business Intelligence (ISCBI15), New Delhi, India, 2014, 2015.

 

 

Reviewer Activities

 

Regular Reviewer for Elsevier, Springer, ASCE, Wiley, Taylor & Francis, etc journals, including:

      •     16 Elsevier journals (e.g. Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, Automation in Construction);

      •     14 Springer journals (e.g. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering);

      •     5 Taylor & Francis journals (e.g. Journal of Earthquake Engineering);

      •     2 Techno Press journals (e.g. Smart Structures and Systems);

      •     1 IEEE journal (IEEE Transactions on Services Computing); 

      •     1 Wiley journal (Journal of Forecasting);

      •     1 ASCE journal (Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering);

      •     Several journals from other publishers including Sage, Emerald, and ICE, Inderscience.   

 

 

Edited Special Issues                                                                        

Alavi, A.H., Gandomi, A.H., Lary, D., “Special Issue on Progress of Machine Learning in Geosciences”, Geoscience Frontiers, Elsevier, 2015. Link

 

Alavi, A.H., Gandomi, A.H., “Special Issue on Big Data in Civil Engineering”, Automation in Construction, Elsevier, 2016. Link

 

Alavi, A.H., Buttlar, W.G., Golparvar-Fard, M., “Special Issue on Smart Infrastructure, Construction and Building Internet of Things (SICB-IoT)”, Automation in Construction, Elsevier, (in preparation) 2017.

 

Alavi, A.H., Blessing, E., Dinesh Peter, J., “Special Issue on Big-Data and Cloud Technologies”, Elsevier Computers and Electrical Engineering, Elsevier, (in preparation) 2017.

 

Selected Publications    

 

Books

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Ryan C., “Handbook of Genetic Programming Applications”, 665 pages, Springer, Switzerland, 2015. [ISBN: 978-3-319-20882-4] Link

 

Yang X.S., Gandomi A.H., Talatahari S., Alavi A.H., “Metaheuristics in Water Resources, Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering”, 496 pages, Elsevier, Waltham, MA, USA, 2012. [ISBN: 9780123982964] Link

 

Gandomi A.H., Yang X.S., Talatahari S., Alavi A.H., “Metaheuristic Applications in Structures and Infrastructures”, 430 pages, Elsevier, Waltham, MA, USA, 2013. [ISBN: 9780123983640] Link

 

Journal Papers

 

Elsevier Publications

Alavi A.H., Hasni H., Lajnef N., Chatti K., Faridazar F., “An Intelligent Structural Damage Detection Approach Based on Self-Powered Wireless Sensor Data”, Automation in Construction, Elsevier, 62: 24–44, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.autcon.2015.10.001.

 

Alavi A.H., Hasni H., Lajnef N., Chatti K., Faridazar F., “Damage Detection Using Self-Powered Wireless Sensor Data: An Evolutionary Approach”, Measurement, Elsevier, 82, 254–283, 2016. DOI:10.1016/j.measurement.2015.12.020

 

Alavi A.H., Hasni H., Lajnef N., Chatti K., Faridazar F., “Continuous Health Monitoring of Pavement Systems Using Smart Sensing Technology”, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, 114, 719–736, 2016. DOI: DOI:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.03.128

 

Alavi A.H., Hasni H., Jiao P., Borchani W., Lajnef N., “Fatigue Cracking Detection in Steel Bridge Girders through a Self-Powered Sensing Concept”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Elsevier, 128, 19–38, 2017.

DOI:10.1016/j.jcsr.2016.08.002

 

Alavi A.H., Hasni H., Lajnef N., Chatti K., “Damage Growth Detection in Steel Plates: Numerical and Experimental Studies”, Engineering Structures, Elsevier, 128, 124–138, 2016.

DOI:10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.09.026

 

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Lary D.J., “Progress of Machine Learning in Geosciences”, Geoscience Frontiers, Elsevier, 7 (1): 1-2, 2016.

DOI:10.1016/j.gsf.2015.10.006

 

Alavi A.H., Sadrossadat E., “New Design Equations for Estimation of Ultimate Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations Resting on Rock Masses”, Geoscience Frontiers, Elsevier, 7 (1), 91-99, 2016. DOI:10.1016/j.gsf.2014.12.005

 

Lary D.J., Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Walker A.L., “Machine Learning in Geosciences and Remote Sensing”, Geoscience Frontiers, Elsevier, 7 (1): 3-10, 2016. DOI:10.1016/j.gsf.2015.07.003

 

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., “Energy-Based Models for Assessment of Soil Liquefaction”, Geoscience Frontiers, Elsevier, 3(4): 541-555, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.gsf.2011.12.008

 

Mollahasani A., Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., “Empirical Modeling of Plate Load Test Moduli of Soil via Gene Expression Programming”, Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier, 38(2): 281-286, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2010.11.008

 

Alavi A.H., Ameri M., Gandomi A.H., Mirzahosseini M.R., “Formulation of Flow Number of Asphalt Mixes Using a Hybrid Computational Method”, Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, 25(3): 1338–1355, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2010.09.010

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., “Krill Herd Algorithm: A New Bio-Inspired Optimization Algorithm”, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Elsevier, 17(12): 4831–4845, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.cnsns.2012.05.010

 

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., “Prediction of Principal Ground-Motion Parameters Using a Hybrid Method Coupling Artificial Neural Networks and Simulated Annealing”, Computers and Structures, Elsevier, 89 (23-24): 2176-2194, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2011.08.019

 

Gandomi A.H., Yang X.S., Alavi A.H., “Mixed Variable Structural Optimization Using Firefly Algorithm”, Computers and Structures, Elsevier, 89(23-24): 2325-2336 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2011.08.002

 

Mousavi S.M., Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Mollahasani A., “A Hybrid Computational Approach to Formulate Soil Deformation Moduli Obtained from PLT”, Engineering Geology, Elsevier, 123: 324-332, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2011.09.005

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., “Multi-Stage Genetic Programming: A New Strategy to Nonlinear System Modeling”, Information Sciences, Elsevier, 181(23): 5227-5239, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.ins.2011.07.026

 

Rashed A., Bolouri Bazaz J., Alavi A.H., “Nonlinear Modeling of Soil Deformation Modulus through LGP-Based Interpretation of Pressuremeter Test Results”, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier, 25(7): 1437-1449, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.engappai.2011.11.008

 

Shahnazari H., Dehnavi Y., Alavi A.H., “Numerical Modeling of Stress-Strain Behavior of Sand under Cyclic Loading”, Engineering Geology, Elsevier, 116(1-2): 53-72, 2010. DOI: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2010.07.007

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Mousavi M., Tabatabaei S.M. “A Hybrid Computational Approach to Derive New Ground-Motion Attenuation Models”, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier, 24(4): 717–732, (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.engappai.2011.01.005

 

Mirzahosseini M.R., Aghaeifar A., Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Seyednour, M., “Permanent Deformation Analysis of Asphalt Mixtures Using Soft Computing Techniques”, Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier, 38(5): 6081–6100, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2010.11.002

 

Alavi A.H., Aminian P., Gandomi A.H., Arab Esmaeili M., “Genetic-Based Modeling of Uplift Capacity of Suction Caissons”, Expert Systems With Applications, Elsevier, 38(10): 12608-12618, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2011.04.049

 

Gandomi A.H., Yang X.S., Talatahari S., Alavi A.H., “Firefly Algorithm with Chaos”, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Elsevier, 18(1): 89–98, 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.cnsns.2012.06.009

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Mohamadzadeh S.D., Sahab M.G., “An Empirical Model for Shear Capacity of RC Deep Beams Using Genetic-Simulated Annealing”, Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Elsevier, 13(3): 354–369, 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.acme.2013.02.007

 

Babanajad S.K., Gandomi A.H., Mohammadzadeh S.D., Alavi A.H., “Numerical modeling of concrete strength under multiaxial confinement pressures using linear genetic programming”, Automation in Construction, Elsevier, 36, 136-144, 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.autcon.2013.08.016

 

Wang G., Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., “Stud Krill Herd Algorithm”, NeurocomputingElsevier, 128(27), 363-370, 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.neucom.2013.08.031

 

Mohammadzadeh D., Bolouri Bazaz J., Alavi A.H., “An Evolutionary Computational Approach for Formulation of Compression Index of Fine-Grained Soils”, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier, 33: 58–68, 2014. DOI:10.1016/j.engappai.2014.03.012

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Kazemi S., Gandomi M., “Formulation of Shear Strength of Slender RC Beams Using Gene Expression Programming. Part I: without Shear Reinforcement”, Automation in Construction, Elsevier, 42, 112–121, 2014. DOI:10.1016/j.autcon.2014.02.007

 

Gandomi A.H., Mohammadzadeh D., Pérez JL. Alavi A.H., “Linear Genetic Programming for Shear Strength Prediction of Reinforced Concrete Beams without Stirrups”, Applied Soft Computing, Elsevier, 19: 112–120, 2014. DOI:10.1016/j.asoc.2014.02.007

 

Wang G., A. H. Gandomi, Alavi A.H., “An Effective Krill Herd Algorithm with Migration Operator in Biogeography-based Optimization”, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Elsevier, 38, 2454–2462, 2014. DOI:10.1016/j.apm.2013.10.052

 

Guo L., Wang G., Gandomi A. H., Alavi A. H., Duan H., “A New Improved Krill Herd Algorithm for Global Numerical Optimization”, Neurocomputing, Elsevier, 138, 392–402, 2014.

DOI:10.1016/j.neucom.2014.01.023

 

ASCE Publications

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Mirzahosseini M.R., Moghadas Nejad F., “Nonlinear Genetic-Based Models for Prediction of Flow Number of Asphalt Mixtures”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 23(3): 248–263, 2011. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000154

 

Mirzahosseini M.R., Najjar Y.M., Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., “Next-Generation Models for Evaluation of Flow Number of Asphalt Mixtures”, International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 15(6): 04015009, 2015. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000483

 

Gandomi A.H., Babanajad S.K., Alavi A.H., Farnam Y., “Novel Approach to Strength Modeling of Concrete under Triaxial Compression”, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 24 (9): 1132–1143, 2012. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000494

 

Heshmati A.A.R., Alavi A.H., Keramati M., Gandomi A.H., “A Radial Basis Function Neural Network Approach for Compressive Strength Prediction of Stabilized Soil”, Geotechnical Special Publication, ASCE, No. 191: 147-153, 2009. PDF Link

 

Emerald Publications

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., “A Robust Data Mining Approach for Formulation of Geotechnical Engineering Systems”, International Journal for Computer-Aided Engineering and Software-Engineering Computations, Emerald, 28(3): 242-274, 2011. DOI: 10.1108/02644401111118132

 

Alavi A.H., Mollahasani A., Gandomi A.H., Bolouri Bazaz J., “Formulation of Secant and Reloading Soil Deformation Moduli Using Multi Expression Programming”, International Journal for Computer-Aided Engineering and Software-Engineering Computations, Emerald, in press, 2011. DOI: 10.1108/02644401211206043

 

Wang G., Gandomi A.H., Yang X.S., Alavi A.H., “A Novel Improved Accelerated Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for Global Numerical Optimization” Engineering Computations, Emerald, 31 (7), 1198-1220, 2014. DOI: 10.1108/EC-10-2012-0232

 

Springer Publications

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Sahab M.G., Gandomi M., “Multi Expression Programming: A New Approach to Formulation of Soil Classification”, Engineering with Computers, Springer, 26(2): 111-118, 2010. DOI: 10.1007/s00366-009-0140-7

 

Mousavi S.M., Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Mollahasani A., “Nonlinear Genetic-Based Simulation of Soil Shear Strength Parameters”, Journal of Earth System Science, Springer, 120(6), 1001–1022, 2011. DOI: 10.1007/s12040-011-0119-9

 

Mousavi S.M., Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Mollahasani A., “Formulation of Soil Angle of Shearing Resistance Using a Hybrid GP and OLS Method”, Engineering with Computers, Springer, 29(1), 37-53, 2013. [DOI: 10.1007/s00366-011-0242-x] DOI: 10.1007/s00366-011-0242-x

 

Mollahasani A., Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Rashed A., “Nonlinear Neural-Based Modeling of Soil Cohesion Intercept”, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Springer, 15(5): 831-840, 2011. DOI: 10.1007/s12205-011-1154-4

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Yun G.J., “Formulation of Uplift Capacity of Suction Caissons Using Multi Expression Programming”, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, Springer, 15(2): 363-373, 2011. DOI: 10.1007/s12205-011-1117-9

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Sahab M.G., “New Formulation for Compressive Strength of CFRP Confined Concrete Cylinders Using Linear Genetic Programming”, Materials and Structures, Springer, 43(7): 963-983, 2010. DOI: 10.1617/s11527-009-9559-y

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Sahab M.G., Arjmandi P., “Formulation of Elastic Modulus of Concrete Using Linear Genetic Programming”, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Springer, 24(6): 1011-1017, 2010. DOI: 10.1007/s12206-010-0330-7

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., “A New Multi-Gene Genetic Programming Approach to Nonlinear System Modeling. Part I: Materials and Structural Engineering Problems”, Neural Computing and Applications, Springer, 21:171-187, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s00521-011-0734-z

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., “A New Multi-Gene Genetic Programming Approach to Nonlinear System Modeling. Part II: Geotechnical and Earthquake Engineering Problems”, Neural Computing and Applications, Springer, 21:189-201, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s00521-011-0735-y

 

Gandomi A.H., Yang X.S., Alavi A.H., “Cuckoo Search Algorithm: A Metaheuristic Approach to Solve Structural Optimization Problems”, Engineering with Computers, Springer, 29(1), 17-35, 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s00366-011-0241-y

 

Mohammadnejad A.K., Mousavi S.M., Torabi M., Mousavi M., Alavi A.H., “Robust Attenuation Relations for Peak Time-Domain Parameters of Strong Ground-Motions”, Environmental Earth Sciences, Springer, 67(1): 53-70, 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s12665-011-1479-9

 

Aminian P., Niroomand H., Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Arab Esmaeili M.  “New Design Equations for Assessment of Load Carrying Capacity of CSB: A Machine Learning Approach”, Neural Computing & Applications, Springer, 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s00521-012-1138-4

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Asghari A. Niroomand H., Matin Nazar., A., “An Innovative Approach for Modeling of Hysteretic Energy Demand in Steel Moment Resisting Frames”, Neural Computing & Applications, Springer, 2013, in press. DOI: 10.1007/s00521-013-1342-x

 

Gandomi A.H., Yun G.J., Alavi A.H., “An evolutionary approach for modeling of shear strength of RC deep beams”, Materials and Structures, Springer, 2013, in press. DOI: 10.1617/s11527-013-0039-z

 

Wang G., Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Wang H., “Hybrid Krill Herd Algorithm with Differential Evolution for Global Numerical Optimization”, Neural Computing and Applications, Springer, 2013, in press. DOI: 10.1007/s00521-013-1485-9

 

Mohammadzadeh D., Bolouri Bazaz J., Vafaee S.H., Alavi A.H., “Deriving an Intelligent Model for Soil Compression Index Utilizing Multi-Gene Genetic Programming”, Environmental Earth Sciences, Springer, 2016. [ISI, IF = 1.572] DOI: 10.1007/s12665-015-4889-2

 

Taylor & Francis Publications

Sadrossadat E., Soltani F., Mousavi S.M., Marandi S.M., Alavi A.H., “A New Design Equation for Prediction of Ultimate Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundation on Granular Soils”, Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, Taylor & Francis, 19(Sup1): 2013. DOI: 10.3846/13923730.2013.801902

 

Shahnazari H., Dehnavi Y., Alavi A.H., “The Next-Generation Constitutive Correlations for Simulation of Cyclic Stress-Strain Behavior of Sand”, Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, Taylor & Francis, 21: 31-44, 2015. DOI:10.3846/13923730.2013.802726

 

 Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Modaresnezhad M., Mousavi M., “New Ground-Motion Prediction Equations Using Multi Expression Programming”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, Taylor & Francis, 15(4): 511–536, 2011. DOI: 10.1080/13632469.2010.526752

 

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Gandomi M., Sadat Hosseini S.S., “Prediction of Maximum Dry Density and Optimum Moisture Content of Stabilized Soil Using RBF Neural Networks”, The IES Journal Part A: Civil & Structural Engineering, Taylor & Francis, 2(2): 98-106, 2009.  DOI: 10.1080/19373260802659226

 

Wiley-VCH Publications

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Mollahasani A., Heshmati A.A.R., Rashed A., “Modeling of Maximum Dry Density and Optimum Moisture Content of Stabilized Soil Using Artificial Neural Networks”, Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, Wiley-VCH, 173(3): 368-379, 2010. DOI: 10.1002/jpln.200800233

 

Techno Press Publications

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Mousavi M., Mollahasani A., “High-Precision Modeling of Uplift Capacity of Suction Caissons Using a Hybrid Computational Method”, Geomechanics and Engineering, Techno Press, 2(4): 253-280, 2010. PDF Link

 

Mousavi S.M., Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Vesalimahmood M., “Modeling of Compressive Strength of HPC Mixes Using a Combined Algorithm of Genetic Programming and Orthogonal Least Squares”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Techno Press, 36(2), 225-241, 2010. PDF Link

 

Mousavi S.M., Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Arab Esmaeili M., Gandomi M., “A Data Mining Approach to Compressive Strength of CFRP Confined Concrete Cylinders”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Techno Press, 36(6), 2010. PDF Link

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Yun G.J., “Nonlinear Modeling of Shear Strength of SFRC Beams Using Linear Genetic Programming”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Techno Press, 38(1): 1-25, 2011. PDF Link

 

Hindawi Publications

Wang G., Guo L., Gandomi A. H., Cao L., Alavi A. H., Duan H., Li J. “Lévy-Flight Krill Herd Algorithm,” Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Hindawi, Article ID 682073, 2013. DOI: 10.1155/2013/682073

 

Wang G., Guo L., Gandomi A. H., Alavi A. H., and Duan H. “Simulated Annealing-Based Krill Herd Algorithm for Global Optimization”, Abstract and Applied Analysis, Hindawi, ID 213853, 2013. DOI: 10.1155/2013/213853

 

Bayazidi A., Wang G., Gandomi A. H., Bolandi H., Alavi A. H., Duan H. “Multigene Genetic Programming for Estimation of Elastic Modulus of Concrete”, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Volume 2014 Article ID 474289, 2014. DOI: 10.1155/2014/474289

 

 

Discussion Papers

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Mousavi S.M., “Discussion on Prediction of Shear Strength Parameters of Soils Using Artificial Neural Networks and Multivariate Regression Methods”, Engineering Geology, Elsevier, 137–138: 107–108, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2012.03.011

 

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., “Discussion on Models to Predict the Deformation Modulus and the Coefficient of Subgrade Reaction for Earth Filling Structures”, Advances in Engineering Software, Elsevier, 52: 44–46, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.advengsoft.2012.06.001

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Sadat Hosseini S.S., “Discussion on Genetic Programming for Retrieving Missing Information in Wave Records Along the West Coast of India”, Applied Ocean Research, Elsevier, 30(4): 338-339, 2008. [The Most Cited Article since 2007] DOI: 10.1016/j.apor.2009.02.001

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Taghipour A., “Discussion on Alternative Data-Driven Methods to Estimate Wind from Waves by Inverse Modeling”, Natural Hazards, Springer, 52(3): 671-673, 2010. DOI: 10.1007/s11069-009-9400-5

 

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H. Heshmati A.A.R., “Discussion on Soft computing approach for real-time estimation of missing wave heights”, Ocean Engineering, Elsevier, 37(13): 1239-1240, 2010. DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2010.06.003

 

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Gandomi M., “Comment on Genetic Programming Approach for Flood Routing in Natural Channels”, Hydrological Processes, Wiley-VCH, 24(6): 798-799, 2010. DOI:  10.1002/hyp.7511

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., “Discussion on Predicting the Shear Strength of Reinforced Concrete Beams Using Artificial Neural Networks”, Engineering Structures, Elsevier, 31(11): 2801, 2009. DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2009.06.014

 

Chapters in Book

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., “Applications of Computational Intelligence in Behavior Simulation of Concrete Materials”, Chapter 9 in Computational Optimization and Applications in Engineering and Industry, XS Yang & S Koziel (Eds.), Springer, Studies in Computational Intelligence, 359, 221-243, 2011. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-20986-4_9

 

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Mollahasani A., “A Genetic Programming-Based Approach for Performance Characteristics Assessment of Stabilized Soil”, Variants of Evolutionary Algorithms for Real-World Applications, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Chapter 9, 343-375, 2011. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23424-8_11

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Talatahari S., “Structural Optimization using Krill Herd Algorithm” Swarm Intelligence and Bio-Inspired Computation: Theory and Applications, XS Yang et al., Elsevier, Chapter 15, 335-350, 2013. PDF Link

 

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Mollahasani A., Bolouri J., “Linear and Tree-Based Genetic Programming for Solving Geotechnical Engineering Problems” Metaheuristics in Water Resources, Geotechnical and Transportation Engineering, XS Yang et al. (Eds.), Elsevier, Chapter 12, 289-310, 2012.

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., “Expression Programming Techniques for Formulation of Structural Engineering Systems” Metaheuristic Applications in Structures and Infrastructures, AH Gandomi et al. (Eds.), Elsevier, Chapter 18, 437-454, 2013.

 

Conference Papers

Alavi, A.H., Hasni, H., Jiao, P. and Lajnef, N., “Structural Health Monitoring Using a Hybrid Network of Self-Powered Accelerometer and Strain Sensors”, In: American Professional Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Smart Structures/NDE, Portland, Oregon, 2017.

 

Hasni, H., Alavi, A.H., Jiao, P., Lajnef, N., “A New Method for Detection of Fatigue Cracking in Steel Bridge Girders Using Self-Powered Wireless Sensors”, In: American Professional Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Smart Structures/NDE, Portland, Oregon, 2017.

 

Jiao, P., Borchani, W., Hasni, H., Alavi, A.H., Lajnef, N., “A Buckling-Based Mechanism for Energy Harvesting and Structural Damage Sensing”, In: American Professional Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), Smart Structures/NDE, Portland, Oregon, 2017.

 

Chatti K., Alavi A.H., Hasni H., Lajnef N., Faridazar F., “Self-Powered Sensors for Detection of Damage in Pavement Structures”, In: 8th Rilem International Conference on Mechanisms of Cracking and Debonding in Pavements (MCD2016), Nantes, France, 2015.

 

Alavi A.H., Hasni H., Lajnef N., Chatti K., Faridazar F., “A Novel Self-Powered Approach for Structural Health Monitoring”, In: 1st International Conference on Sustainable Mobility Applications, Renewables and Technology (SMART2015), Kuwait, 2015.

 

Alavi A.H., Heshmati A.A.R., Gandomi A.H., Askarinejad A., Mirjalili M., “Utilisation of Computational Intelligence Techniques for Stabilised Soil”, In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, Civil-Comp Press, United Kingdom, Paper No. 175, 2008.

 

Alavi A.H., Heshmati A.A.R., Salehzadeh H., Gandomi A.H., Askarinejad A., “Soft Computing Based Approaches for High Performance Concrete”, In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, Civil-Comp Press, United Kingdom, Paper No. 86, 2008.

 

Moradi M., Alavi A.H., Pashabavandpour M.A., Gandomi A.H., Askarinejad A., “Soft Computing-Based approaches for the Prediction of Compressive Strength of Lime-Microsilica Stabilized Clayey Soils”, In Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Computational Civil Engineering, Computational Models for Civil Engineering, Romania, p. 350-365, 2008.

 

Gandomi A.H., Alavi A.H., Sahab M.G., Gandomi M., Safari Gorji M., “Empirical Models for the Prediction of Flexural Resistance and Initial Stiffness of Welded Beam-Column Joints”, In Proceedings of the 11th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering & Construction, Taiwan, Paper No. 320, 2008.

 

Heshmati A.A.R., Sahab M.G., Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., “Soil Classification Using a Combined Algorithm of Simulated Annealing and Genetic Programming”, In Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Iran, Paper No. G0273, 2009.

 

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Mollahasani A., Rashed A., “Nonlinear Modeling of Soil Cohesion Intercept Using Generalized Regression Neural Network”, In Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Computational Civil Engineering, New Computational Concepts in Civil Engineering, Romania, p. 69-86, 2010.

 

Mirzahosseini M.R., Alavi A.H., Moghadas Nejad F., Gandomi A.H., Ameri M., “Evaluation of Rutting Potential of Asphalt Mixtures Using Linear Genetic Programming”, In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Asphalt Pavements (ISAP2010), Nagoya, Japan, Paper ID. 90316, 2010.

 

Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., “Nonlinear Modeling of Liquefaction Behavior of Sand-Silt Mixtures in terms of Strain Energy”, In Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Highway and Bridge Engineering, Technology and Innovation in Transportation Infrastructure, Romania, p. 50-69, 2010.

 

Mollahasani A., Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., Bolouri Bazaz J., “Deriving Prediction Models for Soil Deformation Modulus Based on PLT Results”, “, In Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Computational Civil Engineering, New Approaches in Numerical Analysis in Civil Engineering, Romania, p. 53-61, 2011.

 

Sadrossadat E., Soltani F., Marandi S.M., Alavi A.H., “A New Nonlinear Model for the Prediction of Ultimate Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations on Granular Soils”, In Proceedings of the 9th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, 2012.

 

Mirzahosseini M.R., Najjar Y.M., Alavi A.H., Gandomi A.H., “ANN-Based Prediction Model for Rutting Propensity of Asphalt Mixtures”, In Proceedings of the 92nd Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., Paper No. 13-2180, 2013.

 

 

Teaching Experiences

 

      •      Highway Engineering, Soil Reinforcement, Fall 2012.

      •     Statics, Strength of Materials, and Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering, Laboratory of Soil Mechanics, Fall 2009, 2010, 2011.

      Structural Analysis, Earthquake Engineering, Design of Steel Structures, Spring 2010, 2011, 2012.

      •      Statics, Strength of Materials, Spring and Fall 2007, 2008.

      •      Engineering Mathematics, Fall 2006.

      •     Advanced Concrete Pavement Design, Spring 2015

      •     Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, Fall 2015

 

Thesis Advised

      •      Ph.D. & M.Sc.: 3 Completed

 

Ph.D. Thesis (As External Committee Member):

Rashed A., A New Prediction Model for Slope Stability Analysis. Department of Civil Engineering, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy, May 2014.

 

M.Sc. Thesis (As Co-Advisor):

Rashed A., Nonlinear Modeling of Soil Deformation Moduli Based on Pressuremeter Test Results. Department of Civil Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (FUM), Mashhad, Iran, October 2010.

 

Sadrosadat E., Prediction of Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations on Granular Soils. Kerman Graduate University of Technology, Kerman, Iran, March 2012. Ph.D. Thesis:

 

Patents 

 

Alavi A.H., Matin Nazar A., Gandomi A.H., Saadati M., “Mechanical Soil Sampler”, Office of Companies Registration and Industrial Property, Tehran, Iran, 2012, Reg. No.: 74465.

 

Alavi A.H., Matin Nazar A., Gandomi A.H., “Soil Injection Machine with Automatic Routing System”, Office of Companies Registration and Industrial Property, Tehran, Iran, 2014, Reg. No.: 83021.

 

Alavi A.H., Matin Nazar A., Gandomi A.H., “Electromagnetic Soil and Rock Sampler”, Office of Companies Registration and Industrial Property, Tehran, Iran, 2015.

 

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