College of Engineering and Computer Science

Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Management


Tadeh Zirakian, Ph.D., P.E., LEED Green Associate, SAP E.&C.

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering


18111 Nordhoff Street

Jacaranda Hall (JD) 4439
Northridge, CA 91330-8347
, U.S.A.


Phone: (818) 677-7718

Fax: (818) 677-5810





        Postdoc., Keck Postdoctoral and Faculty Development Program, Loyola Marymount University, U.S.A. (2015)

        Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A. (2013)

        M.Sc., Structural Engineering, Urmia University, Iran (2005)

        B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Azad University, Iran (2002)


Research Areas and Interests


        Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics

        Performance-Based Design and Retrofit of Structures

        Response and Vulnerability Assessment of Structures

        Buckling Stability of Thin-Walled Structures

        Application of Innovative Materials in Civil Engineering

        Experimental Investigation and Methods

        Green & High-Performance Buildings, LEED, Sustainability

        Engineering Education