Prof. Mohammad Noori is a professor of mechanical engineering at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He received his BS (1977), his MS (1980) and his PhD (1984) from the University of Illinois, Oklahoma State University and the University of Virginia respectively; all degrees in Civil Engineering with a focus on Applied Mechanics. His research interests are in stochastic mechanics, non-linear random vibrations, earthquake engineering and structural health monitoring, AI-based techniques for damage detection, stochastic mechanics, and seismic isolation. He serves as the executive editor, associate editor, the technical editor or a member of editorial boards of 8 international journals. He has published over 250 refereed papers, has been an invited guest editor of over 20 technical books, has authored/co-authored 6 books, and has presented over 100 keynote and invited presentations. He is a Fellow of ASME, and has received the Japan Society for Promotion of Science Fellowship.
Endurance Time Excitation Functions Intensifying Dynamic Loads for Seismic Analysis and Design
Sustainable Development for the Americas Science, Health, and Engineering Policy and Diplomacy
Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Structures Testing, Sensing, Monitoring, and Control
By Homayoon E. Estekanchi, Mashayekhi Mohammadreza, Hassan A. Vafai
November 01, 2022
Seismic assessment and earthquake resistant design are essential applications of earthquake engineering for achieving seismic safety for buildings, bridges, infrastructure, and many other components of the built environment. The Endurance Time Method (ETM) is used for seismic analysis of simple and...
By Juan Cepeda-Rizo, Jeremiah Gayle, Joshua Ravich
December 30, 2021
Have you ever wondered how NASA designs, builds, and tests spacecrafts and hardware for space? How is it that wildly successful programs such as the Mars Exploration Rovers could produce a rover that lasted over ten times the expected prime mission duration? Or build a spacecraft designed to visit ...
By E. William Colglazier, Hassan A. Vafai, Kevin E. Lansey, Molli D. Bryson
December 15, 2021
Environmental sustainability efforts require a great deal of engagement and political will, ranging from local communities to state departments. Science diplomats—from experts and scientists to spokespersons and ambassadors—can help facilitate at all levels and yield valued resources from ...
By Homayoon E. Estekanchi, Hassan A. Vafai
October 08, 2021
The endurance time method (ETM) is a seismic analysis procedure in which intensifying dynamic excitations are used as the loading function, and it provides many unique benefits in the design of structures. It can largely reduce the computational effort needed for the response history analysis of ...
By Ehsan Noroozinejad Farsangi, Mohammad Noori, Paolo Gardoni, Izuru Takewaki, Humberto Varum, Aleksandra Bogdanovic
September 28, 2021
Increasing demand on improving the resiliency of modern structures and infrastructure requires ever more critical and complex designs. Therefore, the need for accurate and efficient approaches to assess uncertainties in loads, geometry, material properties, manufacturing processes, and operational ...
By Naiwei Lu, Yang Liu, Mohammad Noori
June 18, 2021
Bridge design and construction technologies have experienced remarkable developments in recent decades, and numerous long-span bridges have been built or are under construction all over the world. Cable-supported bridges, including cable-stayed bridges and suspension bridges, are the main type of ...
By Jian Zhang, Zhishen Wu, Mohammad Noori, Yong Li
November 05, 2020
Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Structures: Testing, Sensing, Monitoring, and Control covers a wide range of topics in the areas of vibration testing, instrumentation, and analysis of civil engineering and critical infrastructure. It explains how recent research, development, and ...
By Zhishen Wu, Xilin Lu, Mohammad Noori
May 12, 2020
With rapid urbanization in developing countries and the emergence of smart systems and integrated intelligent devices, the new generation of infrastructure will be smarter and more efficient. However, due to natural and anthropomorphic hazards, as well as the adverse impact of climate change, civil...