Bio Information

 pakzad
Associate Professor of Structural Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
Lehigh University117 ATLSS Drive, Imbt Labs
Bethlehem, PA 18015

Phone: (610)758-6978
Email: Pakzad@lehigh.edu

 

 

 

 

Education

The Baha’i Institute for Higher Education, Iran; Civil Engineering,                 B.S. 1995

San Jose State University, CA; Civil and Environmental Engineering,            M.S. 2000

University of California, Berkeley; Civil and Environmental Engineering,       Ph.D. 2008

            Dissertation: “Statistical Approach to Structural Monitoring Using Scalable Wireless Sensor Networks”

            PhD Minors: Statistics, Signal Processing

            Graduate Advisor: Professor Gregory Fenves

Appointments

Associate Professor; Lehigh University, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering,            2014-Present

Assistant Professor; Lehigh University, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering,            2008-2014

Post Doctoral Fellow; University of California, Berkeley,                                                               2008

Graduate Student Researcher/Instructor, University of California, Berkeley,                              2000-2008

Structural Design Engineer; Rutherford & Chekene, Consulting Engineers, San Francisco,       1999– 2001

Structural Design Engineer; Iran High-rise Structures, Consulting Engineers, Tehran, Iran,        1996–1998

Research Interests

Structural Health Monitoring;   Wireless Sensor Networks;   Mobile Sensing;   Damage Detection;   System Identification and Signal Processing;   Probabilistic Methods in Civil Engineering and Structural Reliability;
Random Vibrations and Structural Dynamics;   and Structural Monitoring of Large Infrastructure and Bridges.