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2019

Behzad Bavarian, Aline B. Avanessian, Reza Yakani,  Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic, Application of Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitors for Contaminated Environments, Corrosion 2019, Nashville TN, March,  2019. 

Behzad Bavarian, Lisa Reiner, James Holden and Boris Miksic, Amine Base Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitor to Replace  Hydrazine for Steam Generating Systems, Corrosion 2019, Nashville TN, March,  2019.

Bishay, P.L.; Burg, E.; Akinwunmi, A.; Phan, R.; Sepulveda, K. (2019): Development of a New Span-Morphing Wing Core Design. Designs, vol. 3, no. 12. 

Zing, C., Mahjoob, S. and Vafai, K., “Analysis of Porous Filled Heat Exchangers for Electronic Cooling,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 133, pp. 268-276, April 2019.

A. Hartman, V. Nandikolla, “Human-Machine Interface for a Smart Wheelchair”, Journal of Robotics, Special Issue: Multiple Autonomous Robots Coordination and Navigation, Volume 2019, Article ID 4837058, 11 pages 

J. Ou and P. M. Ferreira, "Implications of Small Geometry Effects on $g_m/I_D$ Based Design Methodology for Analog Circuits," in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 81-85, Jan. 2019.

Tabibzadeh, M. and Meshkati, N. (In-Press). Complex, Interdependent Sustainability Issues and the Potential Role of Human Factors and Ergonomics in the Persian Gulf: Improving Safety and Preparing for Climate Change Challenges. In: A. Thatcher, K. Zink, and K. Fischer (eds). Human Factors for Sustainability: Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis Group. 

Tabibzadeh, M. and Muralidharan, A. (2019). Reducing Medication Errors and Increasing Patient Safety: Utilizing the Fault Tree Analysis. In: N. J. Lightner (eds), Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 779: 207-218, Springer, Cham. 

Tabibzadeh, M., Khashe, Y., and Somaiya, P. (2019). A Proactive Risk Analysis Framework to Enhance Safety and Reliability in Railroad Operations: Assessment of the Positive Safety Culture Traits. In: N. Stanton (eds), Advances in Human Aspects of Transportation. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 786: 625-636. Springer, Cham. 

Zirakian T., Boyajian D.M., Karbhari V.M. and Melkumyan M.G. (2019). “Advances in Seismic Performance Assessment and Improvement of Structures”, Advances in Civil Engineering, Special Issue, Editorial, Article ID 9078428.

Nojoumi A., Boyajian D. and Zirakian T. (2019). “Monte Carlo Analysis of Longitudinal Behavior of Skew Bridge Abutments”, International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications, 9(1), Series-II, 15-18.

2018

Behzad Bavarian, Akinbosede Oluwaseye, Lisa Reiner, Improve Life Expectancy of Reinforced Concrete Structures using Migrating Corrosion Inhibitors to Protect, NACE Northeastren of Canada Conference, Halifax, October 2018.

Behzad Bavarian, Lisa Reiner, James Holden and Boris Miksic, Amine Base Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitor Alternatives to Hydrazine for Steam Generating Systems NACE Northeastren of Canada Conference, Halifax, October 2018.

Behzad Bavarian*, Lisa Reiner* and Boris Miksic**, FNACE Application of Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitors for Contaminated Environments, EurCorr 2018, ICE Krakow, Poland, September 2018.

Behzad Bavarian, Development of a New Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitor for Steam Generating and Boilers, AAAS/Pacific Division, June, 2018.

Behzad Bavarian, Akinbosede Oluwaseye, Lisa Reiner and Jessica MeyerMigrating Corrosion Inhibitors to Protect Reinforced Concrete Structures, Corrosion 2018 Phoenix, April 2018.

Behzad Bavarian, Lisa Reiner, James Holden and Boris Miksic, Amine Base Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitor Alternatives to Hydrazine for Steam Generating Systems and Power Plants, Corrosion 2018 Phoenix, April 2018.

Sladek, J.; Novak, P.; Bishay, P. L.; Sladek, V. (2018): Effective Properties of Cement-Based Porous Piezoelectric Ceramic Composites. Construction and Building Materials, vol. 190, pp. 1208-1214.

Sladek, J.; Bishay, P. L.; Repka, M.; Pan, E.; Sladek, V. (2018): Analysis of Quantum-Dot Systems under Thermal Loads Based on Gradient Elasticity. Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 27, no. 9.

Bishay, P. L.; Sofi, A. (2018): Sensitivity Analysis of a Smart Soft Composite Robotic Finger Design using Geometrically Nonlinear Laminated Composite Finite Beam Elements. Materials Today Communications, vol. 16, pp. 111-118.

Bishay, P. L. (2018): Introducing Undergraduate Research in Numerical Analysis of Engineering Systems Course. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, Accepted.

Syed, M.; Bishay, P. L. (2018): Analysis and Design of Periodic Beams for Vibration Attenuation. Journal of Vibration and Control, Accepted.

Tawfik, M. E.; Bishay, P. L.; Sadek, E. A. (2018): Neural Network-Based Second Order Reliability Method (NNBSORM) for Laminated Composite Plates in Free Vibration. CMES: Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, vol. 115, no. 1, pp. 105-129.

Bishay, P. L.; Sladek, J.; Pan, E.; Sladek, V. (2018): Analysis of Functionally Graded Quantum-Dot Systems with Graded Lattice Mismatch Strain. Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, vol. 15, pp. 542-550

Zing, C. and Mahjoob, S., “Investigation of Heat Transfer Through Multi Jet Heat Exchangers Utilizing Local Thermal Non-Equilibrium Model”, IEEE Conference on Technologies for Sustainability (Sustech 2018), Nov. 2018.

Zing, C. and Mahjoob, S., “Numerical Investigation of Thermal Transport in Confined Single and Multiple Jet Impingements Through Porous Filled Non-Uniform Cross Section Channels”, IEEE Itherm Conference, The Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems, May 2018.

Eric Vance and Ani Nahapetian. Bluetooth-based context modeling. ACM Smart Objects, June 2018.

Briana Landavazo, V. Nandikolla, “Brain-Computer Interface Application in Robotic Gripper Control”, ASME IMECE conference, IMECE2018-86274, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2018.

V. Nandikolla, Robin Bochen, Tristin Suhr “Design of a Smart Glove Using Flexible Technology for Artificial Gripper System”, ASME IMECE Conference, IMECE2018-86620, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2018.

Thomas Smith, V. Nandikolla, “The Automatic Basketball Rebound System”, ASME IMECE conference, IMECE2018-86715, Pittsburgh, PA, November 2018.

A. Hartman, R. Gillberg, C. T. Lin, V. Nandikolla, “Design and Development of a Hybrid Autonomous Robotic Wheelchair for Medical Mobility”, IEEE International Symposium on Medical Robotics Conference, Atlanta, GA, 2018, pp. 1-6. DOI: 10.1109/ISMR.2018.8333288

Tabibzadeh, M. and Jahangiri, G. (2018). A Proactive Risk Assessment Framework to Enhance Patient Safety in Operating Rooms. In: V. Duffy and N. J. Lightner (eds), Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare and Medical Devices. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 590: 263-274, Springer, Cham.

Tabibzadeh, M., Stavros, S., Asktekar, M.S., and Meshkati, N. (2018). A Systematic Framework for Root-Cause Analysis of the Aliso Canyon Gas Leak Using the AcciMap Methodology. In: R.L. Boring (eds), Advances in Human Error, Reliability, Resilience, and Performance. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 589: 132-144, Springer, Cham.

Tabibzadeh, M., von Winterfeldt, D., and Meshkati, N. (2018). A Signal Detection Model to Interpret Safety Tests in Offshore Oil Drilling. Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (PSAM) 14, Los Angeles, CA, September 16-21.

Tabibzadeh, M., von Winterfeldt, D., and Meshkati, N. (2018). A Case Study to Analyze Negative Pressure Test Interpretation in Offshore Drilling: Utilizing a Signal Detection Model. Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (PSAM) 14, Los Angeles, CA, September 16-21.

Tabibzadeh, M. and Jain, A. (2018). Systematic Root-Cause Analysis of Three Major Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling Accidents Using the AcciMap Methodology. SPE-190133-MS. SPE Western Regional Meeting. Society of Petroleum Engineers. Garden Grove, California, April 22-27

Tabibzadeh, M. and Mokhtari, M. (2018). An Integrated System-Oriented Methodology for the Risk Analysis of Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling Industry: AcciMap and Bow-tie United. SPE-190059-MS. SPE Western Regional Meeting. Society of Petroleum Engineers. Garden Grove, California, April 22-27

Mosallam A., Zirakian T., Abdelaal A. and Bayraktar A. (2018). “Health Monitoring of a Steel Moment-Resisting Frame Subjected to Seismic Loads”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 140(January), 34-46.

Mosallam A., Zirakian T. and Abdelaal A. (2018). “Performance Assessment of Steel Moment-Resisting Frame Structures Using Fragility Methodology”, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 144(3), 04017220-1:9.

Nojoumi A. and Zirakian T. (2018). “On the Lateral Behavior of the Backfill of a Skew Abutment”, Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, 12(1), 22-38.

Nabati M., Zirakian T., Shahmohammadi A. and Hajsadeghi M. (2018). “Structural Performance Assessment of Through-Column-Type Beam-to-Column Joints”, American Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, 6(4), 158-167.

Zirakian T., Boyajian D., Behravesh A. and Sharifirad I. (2018). “Introducing the SEE Laboratory for the Enhancement of Engineering Education”, Global Journal of Engineering Education, 20(2), 107-113.

Riahi F., Zirakian T., Ghaderi V.M. and Arya S. (2018). “Buckling Stability Assessment of Plates under Uniaxial Compression”, Advances in Science and Technology Research Journal, 12(2), 97-105.

Nojoumi A., Zirakian T. and Boyajian D. (2018). “SMA Reinforcement for Seismic Performance Improvement of RC Shear Walls”, International Journal of Civil Engineering Research, 9(1), 21-34.

Zirakian T. and Boyajian D. (2018). “Research on Distortional Buckling of Steel I-Section Beams”, Journal of Steel Structures & Construction, 4(2), e109.

Zirakian T. and Boyajian D. (2018). “Seismic Performance Assessment of Retrofitted SPSW Systems”, Proceedings of the 11th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Aquino G., Copello J., Pucio D., Salhab H., Sanchez J., Silva F., Boyajian D., Maalouf S. and Zirakian T. (2018). “Estimating Service Life for Corrugated Steel Pipe Culverts”, 48th Annual IEEE Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference, San Jose, California, U.S.A.

2017

Behzad Bavarian, Lisa Reiner, James Holden and Boris Miksic, Amine Base Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitor Alternatives to Hydrazine for Steam Generating Systems and Power Plants, Eurocorr 2017 Prague, September 2017.

Behzad Bavarian, Babak Samimi, Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic, Influence of Crystalline Structure and Particle Size of Nano-Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor Powders on their Inhibiting Effectiveness for above the ground storage tanks, NACE 2017 Conference, March 2017

Sofi, A.; Bishay, P. L.; Atluri, S. N. (2017): Explicit Tangent Stiffness Matrix for the Geometrically Nonlinear Analysis of Laminated Composite Frame Structures. Composite Structures, vol. 187, pp. 566-578.

Sladek, J.; Sladek, V.; Repka, M.; Kasala, J.; Bishay, P. L. (2017): Evaluation of Effective Material Properties in Magneto-Electro-Elastic Composite Materials. Composite Structures, vol. 174, pp. 176-186.

Bishay, P. L.; Repka, M.; Sladek, J.; Sladek, V. (2017): On the Characterization of Porosity-Related Parameters in Micro-Dilatation theory. Acta Mechanica, DOI 10.1007/s00707-016-1789-9.

Zing, C. and Mahjoob, S., “Numerical Analysis of Thermal Transport in Nano Fluidic Porous Filled Heat Exchangers for Electronics Cooling” Peer reviewed conference paper, ASME 2017 Summer Heat Transfer Conference, July 2017

R. Jia, V. K. Nandikolla, G. Haggart, C. Volk, D. Tazartes “System Performance of an Inertially Stabilized Gimbal Platform with Friction, Resonance and Vibration Effects”, Journal of Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol 2017, Article ID 6594861, 20 pages, 2017.

V. Nandikolla, R. Bochen, S. Meza, A. Garcia, “Experimental Gait Analysis to Study Stress Distribution of the Human Foot”, Journal of Medical Engineering, Vol 2017, Article ID 3432074, 13 pages, 2017.

Tabibzadeh, M., Stavros, S., Asktekar, M.S., and Meshkati, N. (2017). A Systematic Framework for Root-Cause Analysis of the Aliso Canyon Gas Leak Using the AcciMap Methodology: Implication for Underground Gas Storage Facilities. Journal of Sustainable Energy Engineering, 5 (3): 212-242

Lee, S., Moh, Y. B., Tabibzadeh, M. and Meshkati, N. (2017). Applying the AcciMap methodology to Investigate the Tragic Sewol Ferry accident in South Korea. Applied Ergonomics, 59 (Part B): 517-525

Kapadia, J. and Tabibzadeh, M. (2017). An Integrated System-Oriented Risk and Reliability Analysis Methodology to Improve Maintenance Strategies of Beverage Filling and Packing Line Equipment. Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Annual Conference and Expo., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 20-23.

Mirzaee M.J., Alaee F.J., Hajsadeghi M. and Zirakian T. (2017). “Numerical Modeling of Concrete Cover Cracking Due to Steel Reinforcing Bars Corrosion”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 61(6), 693-700.

Alipour S., Zirakian T. and Boyajian D. (2017). “On the Application of IPRA Tool in Risk Assessment and Management of International Construction Projects”, Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, 11(2), 135-140.

Opinion J., Rico V., Guardado M., Boyajian D. and Zirakian T. (2017). “SEE Laboratory: Single-Story, Single-Bay Portal Frame”, Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, 11(5), 442-447.

Boyajian D. and Zirakian T. (2017). “Statistical Characterization of Fracture in CFRP-Concrete Interfaces Due to Wet-Dry Cycling”, Experimental Techniques, 41(6), 635-642.

Zirakian T., Boyajian D. and Tavitian R. (2017). “Structural Performance Assessment of SPSWs with LYP Steel Infill Plates”, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) 69th Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

Opinion J., Rico V., Guardado M., Zirakian T. and Boyajian D. (2017). “Structural Engineering Encounter Laboratory: Single-Story, Single-Bay Portal Frame”, 21st Annual Student Research & Creative Works Symposium (CSUNposium), California State University, Northridge, California, U.S.A.

Ketchedjian A., Tufenkjian A., Silva B., Salhab H., Copello J., Opinion J., Zirakian T., Boyajian D. and Maalouf S. (2017). “Corrosion of Corrugated Steel Culverts”, 29th Annual HENAAC Conference, Great Minds in STEM™ (GMiS) Research Posters Competition, Pasadena, California, U.S.A.

Zirakian T., Boyajian D., Behravesh A., Chavez E.E., Rodriguez B. and Sharifirad I. (2017). “Augmentation of a Structural Engineering Encounter (SEE) Active-Learning Laboratory Environment: Phase I”, 29th Annual HENAAC Conference, Great Minds in STEM™ (GMiS) Research Posters Competition, Pasadena, California, U.S.A.

2016

Behzad Bavarian, Babak Samimi, Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic, Influence of Crystalline Structure and Particle Size of Nano-Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor Powders on their Inhibiting Effectiveness for above the ground storage tanks, Eurocorr 2016 Montpellier, September 2016.

Farshad Tehrani and  Behzad Bavarian , Facile and Scalable Disposable Sensor Based on Laser Engraved Graphene for Electrochemical Detection of Glucose, Nature, Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 27975 (June, 2016)

Behzad Bavarian, Babak Samimi, Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic, Influence of Crystalline Structure and Particle Size of Nano-Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor Powders on their Inhibiting Effectiveness, NACE 2016, March 2016.

Behzad Bavarian, Yashar Ikder, Babak Samimi, Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic, Comparison of the Corrosion Protection Effectiveness of Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors and Dry Air System, NACE 2016, March 2016.

Bishay, P. L.; Sladek, J.; Sladek, V.; X. W. Gao (2016): Analysis of Elastic Media with Voids Using a Mixed-Collocation Finite-Element Method. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 10.1061/(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0001193, 04016119.

Sladek, J.; Sladek, V.; Repka, M.; Bishay, P. L. (2016): Static and Dynamic Behavior of Porous Elastic Materials Based on Micro-Dilatation Theory: A Numerical Study Using the MLPG Method. International Journal of Solids and Structures (IJSS), vol. 96, pp. 126-135.

Bishay, P. L. (2016): “FEApps”: Boosting Students’ Enthusiasm for Coding and App Designing, with a Deeper Learning Experience in Engineering Fundamentals. Computer Applications in Engineering Education, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 456-463.

Ashton Holmes, Sunny Desai, Ani Nahapetian. LuxLeak: Capturing Computing Activity Using Smart Device Ambient Light Sensors. ACM Smart Objects, October 2016.

Alex Resendiz, Dani Odicho, Victor Gabrielian, Ani Nahapetian. Edemeter: Wearable and Continuous Fluid Retention Monitoring. IEEE Body Sensor Networks (BSN), June 2016.

Danial Moazen, Seyed Sajjadi Ani Nahapetian. AirDraw: Leveraging Smart Watch Motion Sensors for Mobile Human Computer Interactions. IEEE Conference Consumer Communications and Networking (CCNC), January 2016.

Ani Nahapetian. Side-Channel Attacks on Mobile and Wearable Systems. IEEE Conference Consumer Communications and Networking (CCNC), January 2016.

V. Nandikolla, G. Haggart, R. Jia, “Modeling of an Inertially Stabilized Camera System using Gimbal Platform”, ASME IMECE conference, IMECE2016-65343, pp V04AT05A047, 7 pages, 2016, Phoenix, AZ. doi:10.1115/IMECE2016-65343.

J. Seidel, M. J. Kabo, V. Nandikolla, “Modeling and Analysis of Heart Left Ventricle in Diastole using Finite Element”, ASME IMECE conference, IMECE2016-65338, pp V003T04A023, 8 pages, 2016 Phoenix, AZ. doi:10.1115/IMECE2016-65338

S. J. Gandhi, V. Nandikolla, G. Youssef, P. Bishay, “Using Career Pathways to Assimilate High School Students into the Engineering Profession”, ASEE Conference, 2016.  DOI: 10.18260/p.27136

V. Nandikolla, V. Durgesh, “Integrating Instrumentation and Mechatronics Education in Mechanical Engineering Curriculum”, ASEE Conference, 2016. DOI: 10.18260/p.25402

Meshkati, N. and Tabibzadeh, M. (2016). An Integrated System-Oriented Model for the Interoperability of Multiple Emergency Response Agencies in Large-Scale Disasters: Implications for the Persian Gulf. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 7: 227-244.

Meshkati, N., Tabibzadeh, M., Farshid, A., Rahimi, M., and Alhanaee, G. (2016). People-Technology-Ecosystem Integration: A Framework to Ensure Regional Interoperability for Safety, Sustainability and Resilience of Interdependent Energy, Water and Seafood Sources in the (Persian) Gulf. Human Factors, The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 58 (1): 43-57

Tabibzadeh, M. and Gandhi, S.J. (2016). A Comprehensive Analysis of Current and Future Offerings of Risk Management Topics in the Engineering Management Curriculum. American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 26-29.

Tabibzadeh, M. and Mirzaei, S. (2016). A System-oriented Framework for Risk and Resiliency Analysis of Power Blackout. Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Annual Conference and Expo., Anaheim, California, May 21-24.

Tabibzadeh, M. and Meshkati, N. (2016). A Risk Assessment Framework to Address System Safety of Offshore Drilling. Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Annual Conference and Expo., Anaheim, California, May 21-24.

Zirakian T. and Boyajian D. (2016). “Recent Studies on Steel Plate Shear Wall Systems”, Journal of Steel Structures & Construction, 2(1), e104.

Zirakian T. and Zhang J. (2016). “Study on Seismic Retrofit of Structures Using SPSW Systems and LYP Steel Material”, Earthquakes and Structures, An International Journal, 10(1), 1-23.

Bahrebar M., Zaman Kabir M., Zirakian T., Hajsadeghi M. and Lim J.B.P. (2016). “Structural Performance Assessment of Trapezoidally-Corrugated and Centrally-Perforated Steel Plate Shear Walls”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 122(July), 584-594.

Zirakian T., Hajsadeghi M., Lim J.B.P. and Bahrebar M. (2016). “Structural Performance of Corrugated Web Steel Coupling Beams”, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Structures and Buildings, 169(10), 756-764.

Bahrebar M., Zaman Kabir M., Hajsadeghi M., Zirakian T. and Lim J.B.P. (2016). “Structural Performance of Steel Plate Shear Walls with Trapezoidal Corrugations and Centrally-Placed Square Perforations”, International Journal of Steel Structures, 16(3), 845-855.

Boyajian D. and Zirakian T. (2016). “Mechanical and Thermochemical Studies Using the Experimental Fracture Mechanics Single Contoured-Cantilever Beam Specimen”, Journal of Steel Structures & Construction, 2(2), e106.

Kalali H., Ghanbari Ghazijahani T., Hajsadeghi M., Zirakian T. and Alaee F.J. (2016). “Numerical Study on Steel Shear Walls with Sinusoidal Corrugated Plates”, Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, an ABCM Journal, 13(15), 2502-2514.

Zirakian T., Boyajian D. and Hajsadeghi M. (2016). “Geometrical Buckling and Material Yielding of Low Yield Point Steel Plates”, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) 68th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

Boyajian D. and Zirakian T. (2016). “Study on Buckling and Yielding Behaviors of Low Yield Point Steel Plates”, 18th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (ICSECM), San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

2015

Behzad Bavarian, Yashar Ikder, Babak Samimi, Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic, Comparison of the Corrosion Protection Effectiveness of Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors and Dry Air System, Eurocorr 2015 Graz, Austria, Sept. 2015.

Behzad Bavarian, Yashar Ikder, Babak Samimi, Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic Protection Effectiveness of Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor for Corrosion Under Insulation, Eurocorr 2015 Graz, Austria, Sept. 2015.

Behzad Bavarian, Jia Zhang, Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic,  Comparison of the Corrosion Protection Effectiveness of VCI and Nitrogen Blanketing System , 16th NCC 2015 Stavanger , Norway, May 2015.

Behzad Bavarian, Yashar Ikder, Babak Samimi, Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic, Comparison of the Corrosion Protection Effectiveness of Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors and Dry Air System, 16th NCC 2015 Stavanger , Norway, May 2015.

Behzad Bavarian, Yashar Ikder, Babak Samimi, Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic Protection Effectiveness of Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor for Corrosion Under Insulation, 16th NCC 2015 Stavanger , Norway, May 2015.

Behzad Bavarian, Jia Zhang, Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic,  Comparison of the Corrosion Protection Effectiveness of VCI and Nitrogen Blanketing System , NACE 2015 Dallas, March 2015.

Behzad Bavarian, Yashar Ikder, Babak Samimi, Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic, Comparison of the Corrosion Protection Effectiveness of Vapor Corrosion Inhibitors and Dry Air System, NACE 2015 Dallas, March 2015.

Behzad Bavarian, Yashar Ikder, Babak Samimi, Lisa Reiner and Boris Miksic Protection Effectiveness of Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor for Corrosion Under Insulation, NACE 2015 Dallas, March 2015.

Allen Sarkisyan, Ryan Debbiny, Ani Nahapetian. WristSnoop: Smartphone PINs Prediction using Smartwatch Motion Sensors. IEEE Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS), November 2015.

Gladys Mae Garcia, Ani Nahapetian. Wearable Computing for Image-Based Indoor Navigation of the Visually Impaired. ACM Wireless Health, October 2015.

W. Zhu, V. Nandikolla, B. George, “Study of Effect of Bulk Density on Mechanical and Acoustic Performance of Thermal Bonding Nonwoven”, Journal of Textile Engineering, Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp 39-45, 2015.

Zirakian T. and Zhang J. (2015). “Structural Performance of Unstiffened Low Yield Point Steel Plate Shear Walls”, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 112(September), 40-53.

 Kalali H., Hajsadeghi M., Zirakian T. and Alaee F.J. (2015). “Hysteretic Performance of SPSWs with Trapezoidally Horizontal Corrugated Web-Plates”, Steel and Composite Structures, An International Journal, 19(2), 277-292.

Ghanbari Ghazijahani T., Sadighi Dizaji H., Nozohor J. and Zirakian T. (2015). “Experiments on Corrugated Thin Cylindrical Shells under Uniform External Pressure”, Ocean Engineering, 106(September), 68-76.

Khoeilar A.R., Zirakian T., Boyajian D., Maalouf S. and Dermendjian N. (2015). “Case Study on Retrofit of Steel Plate Shear Walls Using Low Yield Point Steel Infill Plates”, Journal of Steel Structures & Construction, 2(1), 106.

Research Laboratories

Advanced Circuits and Systems Laboratory

AIMS²

Computational Mechanics and Smart Structures Laboratory

Mobile Computing Group

Robotics and Biomedical Research Lab and Measurements and Mechatronics Lab

Testing and Validation (TaV) Lab

Thermofluid Research and Design Lab

W. M. Keck Advanced Materials Lab

Select Research Projects

AIMS², S.K Ramesh, Electrical and Computer Engineering, http://www.ecs.csun.edu/aims2/

BCI Controlled Dexterous Robotic Hand, Vidya Nandikolla, Mechanical Engineering

CSUN Crash Analysis, Tadeh Zirakian, Civil Engineering and Construction Management

Development of New Generation of Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitors for Packaging Applications, Cortec Inc, Behzad Bavarian, Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management

Enhancing Patient Safety Practices in Operating Rooms: A Proactive Risk Assessment Framework for Quality of Care Advancement, Maryam Tabibzadeh, Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management

Faraday Future/CSUN Project on Electrical Car Improvement, Behzad Bavarian, Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management

GeoLit: Mapping Literary References in Medieval Literature, Ani Nahapetian, Computer Science, http://www.ecs.csun.edu/geolit/

Hybrid BCI controlled Autonomous Smart Wheelchair, Vidya Nandikolla, Mechanical Engineering

Mobile Robot Control using BCI Based Motor Imagery,  Vidya Nandikolla, Mechanical Engineering

Smart Morphing Wing: Senior Design Project, Peter L. Bishay,  Mechanical Engineering, http://www.csun.edu/~pbishay/projects.php

Smart Prosthetics: Senior Design Project, Peter L. Bishay, Mechanical Engineering, http://www.csun.edu/~pbishay/projects.php

TIDES@CSUN, Ani Nahapetian, Computer Science, http://www.ecs.csun.edu/tides/

Recent Research Grants

Source: CSUN Open and Closed Sponsored Projects 

Cross Department 

CSU, Northridge Engineering & Computer Science HSI-STEM Initiative , S.K. Ramesh, Ali Amini, Robert Ryan, Behzad Bavarian, Hamid Johari, Gloria Melara, Nazaret Dermendijian, U.S. Department of Education, $1,823,175 , 2015 - 2017

Pathways to Innovation, Jimmy Gandhi, Bingbing Li, Lois Shelton, Ryan Holbrook, & Vidya Nandikolla, VentureWell, $4,998 , 2015 - 2017

I-Corps Site: A Biological Sciences Site for the California State University, Shereazad Jimmy Gandhi & Vidya Nandikolla, San Diego State University Research Foundation, $2,500 , 2016

CSU, Northridge Engineering & Computer Science HSI-STEM Initiative, S.K. Ramesh, Ali Amini, Behzad Bavarian, Nagwa Bekir, Nazaret Dermendjian, Hamid Johari, Gloria Melara & Karla Pelletier, U.S. Department of Education, $1,621,429 , 2013 - 2014

Civil Engineering & Construction Management 

Advanced Project Management Tools, Dr. Mohamed Hegab, Eyedeal Tech, $100,000 , 2018 

16_DESIGN 01: Estimating Service Life for Steel Pipe in Non-Abrasive Environments,  California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) - Contract No. 65A0602, Sami Maalouf, $392,233.00, 2016 - 

Computer Science

Enterprise Computing Technologies, Prasanta Barkataki , Wellpoint, Inc., $23,000 , 2015 

Learning to Code by Making Music, Ani Nahapetian, Association of American Colleges and Universities, $299,231 , 2014 - 2017

Processor 'Health' Prediction Using Gate-Level Characterization , Ani Nahapetian , Intel Corporation , $50,360 , 2014 - 2015

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Extended Experimental Battery Life Tests Abroad CSUNSat, Dr. James Flynn, JPL, $25,000 , 2018

Accurate and Rapid Determination of Beam Pointing Direction and Polarization of an Antenna Using a Smart Wall, Sembian Rengarajan, Department of the NAYY, $25,000 , 2017 - 2018

Augmentation of a Structural Engineering Encounter (SEE) Active-Learning Laboratory Environment: Phase I, AIMS² Undergraduate Research Program, S.K Ramesh, $1,199,483, 2017 - 2018.

Model Verification for In-Space Hybrid CubeSat, CSUN Sat1, Sharlene Katz & James Flynn, JPL, $15,000 , 2017

Enhancement of REFARR MoM Reflection Dyad Computer Programs, Sembiam Rengarajan, Jet Propulsion Laboratory - JPL, $10,000 , 2016 - 2017

Bridging the Gap: Enhancing AIMS2 for Student Success, Dr. S.K. Ramesh, U.S Department of Education, $2,394,611 , 2016 - 2018

Developing a Structural Engineering Encounter (SEE) Active-Learning Laboratory Environment AIMS² Undergraduate Research Program, S.K Ramesh, United States Department of Education, $1,069,856.00, 2016 - 2017

Determine Optimum Search Strategies for Rapidly and Accurately Locating a Beam Pointing Direction, Sembiam Rengarajan & Ronald Pogorzelski, US Navy, $24,000 , 2016 - 2017

In-Space Hybrid Energy Storage System Demonstration, Sharlene Katz & James Flynn, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, $30,000 , 2016 - 2017

Northridge Engineering and Computer Science HSI-STEM Initiative, S.K. Ramesh, U.S. Department of Education, $1,075,169 , 2014 - 2015

Extrapolation of Antenna Far-Fields from Measurements in Truncated Angular Regions, Sembiam Rengarajan, US Navy, $24,000 , 2014 - 2015

CSUN/JPL Partnership for CubeSat Development and Launch: Phase 2, Sharlene Katz & James Flynn, JPL, $20,000 , 2014 

Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management

Metallurgical Analysis and Micro-structural Studies of Different Combination of Multi-Metal Joints (RWS), Dr. Bavarian Behzad, Faraday Future, $15,000 , 2018 

Continuous Improvement Project Phase 1: Programming of Robot Arm, Durul Ulutan, Klune Industries Inc, $8,542 , 2017 

Mechanical Performance, Misconstructural and Corrosion Evolution Studies in of the Resistance Spot Welding Aluminum Alloys for Automotive Application, Dr. Behzad Bavarian, Faraday Future, $30,000 , 2017 - 2018

Selective Laser Melting System for Additive Manufacturing and Lightweight Material Fabrication, Bingbing Li, US Air Force, $454,000 , 2016 - 2017

California Career Pathway Trust, Dr. Jimmy Gandhi, Glendale Unified School District, $613,665 , 2014 - 2018

Mechanical Engineering

CSUN Crash Analysis, Mecanica Scientific Services Corporation (California),  Andres Silva, $6,340, 2018 - 

Deformation of the MC-4 Ram-Air Canopy due to Control and Suspension Line Retraction, Hamid Johari, US Army, $171,238 , 2016 -

An Experimental Investigation of how Robotic Learning and Cloud Based Information Affects Trust in Human-Machine Teaming Context, Nhut Ho, AF Office Of Scientific Research , $741,654 , 2016 - 2019

CSU Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NSF Funds), Reza Sayed & Robert Ryan, University Enterprises (CSU Sacramento), $30,000 , 2015 - 2016

CSU Louis Stokes - Alliance for Minority Participation - Senior Alliance (CO Funds), Reza Sayed & Robert Ryan, CSU Sacramento, $35,000 , 2015 - 2016

Thermo-Fluid Analysis of Underground Utility Vault Replacement System, Abhijit Mukherjee, Armorcast Products Company, $14,629 , 2015 - 2016

Design and Analysis of Vertical-Axis Turbine Blade for Electric Generator, Nhut Ho, International Precision Technology Co. LTD, $100,793 , 2015 - 

Asian Office of Aerospace R&D Integrated Simulated and Live UAS Research Platform, Nhut Ho, Department of Defense , $263,257 , 2014 - 2015

California Renewable Energy and Storage Technology Conference 2014, Abhijit Mukherjee, National Science Foundation, $9,644 , 2014 - 2015

Analysis of Natural Gas Turbine Cogeneration System, Abhijit Mukherjee, PARAMOUNT PICTURES, $4,000 , 2014 

Alumni who went on to Ph.D. Programs

NameCSUN ProgramPh.D ProgramCurrent Faculty Position
Azimi, Reza MS in Electrical EngineeringElectrical and Computer Engineering, BrownMachine Learning Engineer, Apple
Budhu, Jordan MS in Electrical EngineeringUCLACurrent Postdoctoral Researcher at U. Mich
Bunmasu, Chichalux MS in Materials EngineeringUC Berkeley 
Carter, Lori MS in Computer ScienceComputer Science, UC San DiegoProfessor of Computer Science, Point Loma Nazarene University
Casilas, Danielle Courtney MS in Materials EngineeringUCI 
Dinh, Bryan MS in Computer ScienceComputational Biology and Bioinformatics, USCCurrent Ph.D. Student
Gandhi, Shereazad JimmyMS in Engineering ManagementEngineering Management, Stevens Institute of TechnologyAssociate Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management, CSUN
Hodges, Richard ECE DepartmentUCLAPrincipal Engineer at JPL
Hsu, Wen Chin (Amy) MS in Computer ScienceComputer Engineering, University of FloridaAssistant Professor of Computer Science, California State University, Northridge
Hullet, Kevin Computer ScienceComputer Science, UC Santa Cruz 
Jackson, Malcom A MS in Materials EngineeringUCLA 
Leblanc, Joseph ECE DepartmentKyoto UniversityPenn. College of Technology
Leeuwen, Travis Van MS in Mechanical EngineeringMaterial Science, Montana State University Current Ph.D. Student
Melde, Kathleen Lowe MS in Electrical Engineering, BS in Electrical EngineeringUCLAProfessor at U. Arizona
Merlos, CarlosBS in Computer Science, MS in Computer ScienceComputer Science, Clarkson University in Potsdam, NYCurrent Ph.D. Student; Air Force Research Lab
Mi, Lu MS in Materials EngineeringUC Davis 
Micklich, Mark R MS in Materials EngineeringUCR 
Mizraei, Shahnam MS in Electrical EngineeringComputer Engineering, UC Santa BarbaraAssistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, California State University, Northridge
Multari, Caroline MS in Materials EngineeringCMU 
Munoz, AndresMS in Mechanical EngineeringUC Merced 
Nguyen, Cam MS in Electrical EngineeringUniv. of Central FloridaProfessor at Texas A&M
Pahlevan, Niema MS in Mechanical EngineeringCaltechAssistant Professor at USC
Petrossian, Artin MS in Materials EngineeringUSCCurrent Postdoctoral Researcher
Reed, Julia BS in Mechanical EngineeringSchool unknown 
Rousseau, Paul ECE DepartmentOhio State U.The Aerospace Corporation
Ryan, Robert 

BS in Engineering, MS in Engineering

Mechanical Engineering, UCLAProfessor of Mechanical Engineering, CSUN
Salazar, Christine Computer ScienceComputer Science, UC IrvineAdjunct Professor, Saint Martin's University
Seyedroudbari, Hamed BS in Computer EngineeringComputer Engineering, Georgia TechCurrent Ph.D. Student
Sofi, Ardalan MS in Mechanical EngineeringUC Davis, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringCurrent Ph.D. Student
Svendsen, AndrewECE DepartmentOhio State U.Currently at Lockheed Palmdale
Swim, Bradley Computer ScienceComputer Science, Staffordshire University (England) 
Tehrani, Farshad MS in Materials EngineeringUCSD 
Wirz, Steven MS in Computer ScienceComputer Science, Arizona State U.Current Ph.D. Student
Yamaguchi, Koichi MS in Materials EngineeringUCR 
Youssef, George

BS in Mechanical Engineering, MS in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering, UCLAAssociate Professor, San Diego State University
Youssefpour, Hamed MS in Materials EngineeringUCICurrent Postdoctoral Researcher

 

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