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Alireza-Amirkhizi

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Alireza Amirkhizi Associate Professor

Expertise

Applied Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Composites, and Structures

Research Interest

  • Applied Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Composites, and Structures
  • Mechanics and physics of materials, composites, and structures under extreme conditions, including high strain-rate, high pressure, and low and high temperatures
  • Theoretical and practical potentials, applications, and limitations of metamaterials and gradient media
  • Mechanics and physics of biological materials, in particular brain and muscle tissues
  • Use of structure-property relations to develop new materials (polymeric...) from molecular level up

Educational Background

  • Ph D: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, (2006), University of California, San Diego - La Jolla, CA
    Supporting Area: Engineering Sciences - Applied Mechanics
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Multifunctional Composites and Structures with Integrated Mechanical and Electromagnetic Properties
  • MS: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, (2002), University of California, San Diego - La Jolla, CA
  • BS: Civil and Environmental Engineering, (2000), Sharif University of Technology - Tehran, Iran
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Experimental Study of Concrete Shear Walls Reinforced with Punched Steel Plates under Cyclic Loading (in Farsi)