Seyed Hooman Ghasemi, Ph.D.

Seyed Hooman Ghasemi, Ph.D.

Seyed Hooman Ghasemi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Seyed Hooman Ghasemi, Ph.D.
Civil & Environmental Engineering

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233 Rowan Hall


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PostDoctoral Researcher, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, 2020-2021
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Auburn University, 2015
M.S., Civil Engineering, Zanjan University, Zanjan, Iran, 2010
B.S., Civil Engineering, Qazvin University, Qazvin, Iran, 2007

Impactful Research Areas:
    Green Construction
    Sustainable Materials & Processes
    Digital Engineering
    Infrastructure & Transportation
    Sensors & Robotics

Research Interests:

Research Expertise:
Reliability, Resilience, and Risk Analysis of Structures
  • Reliability models for structures (bridges, tunnel, and buildings)
  • System reliability analysis for infrastructures and life-cycle analysis
  • Infrastructural resilience and sustainability for transport and environmental systems
  • Code calibration procedures for load and resistance factors design (LRFD)
Structural Design and Assessment of Structures
  • Structural analysis and design (Brides, tunnel, building, etc.)\
  • Performance-based design
  • Random vibrations and critical/resonance excitation
  • Ground motion selection
  • Stochastic Structural Dynamics
  • Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis  

Professional Memberships:
Associate Editor, Journal of Reliability Engineering and Resilience, 2018-Present
Editor, Journal of Lightweight Structures, 2020-Present
Member National Elites Foundation, Iran
Member of Persian Calligraphy (holding the highest excellent certificate)

Peer Review Publications:
Ghasemi, S.H., Lee, J.Y., (2021), “Reliability-Based Indicator for Post-Earthquake Traffic Flow Capacity of a Highway Bridge”, Structural Safety, Elsevier, Vol. 89, pp. 102039,

Soltani, M.+, Ghasemi, S.H*, Soltani, A., Lee, J.Y., Nowak, A.S., Jalilkhani, M., (2020), ”State-of-the-art reliability analysis of structural drift control corresponding to the critical excitations”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering,

Khosraviani, M.+, Bahar, O., Ghasemi, S.H., (2020), “Damage Detection Using Both Energy and Displacement Index on the ASCE Benchmark”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, accepted, under the press.

Khosraviani, M.+, Bahar, O., Ghasemi, S.H., (2020), “Global and Local Damage Detection in Continuous Bridge Decks Using Instantaneous Amplitude Energy and Cross-Correlation Function Methods”, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, accepted, 10.1007/s12205-020-0622-0

Azadi, M., Ghasemi, S.H.*, and Mohmmadi, M., (2020),” Reliability Analysis of Tunnels with Consideration of the Earthquakes Extreme Events”, Geomechanics Engineering, Vol. 22, No. 5. Pp. 433-439.