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Babak Moaveni
Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Journal Publications

  1. Nozari, A., Behmanesh, I., Yousefianmohhadam, S., Moaveni, B., and Stavridis, A. (2017). "Effects of variability in ambient vibration data on model updating and damage identification of a 10-story building." Engineering Structures, in press.
  2. Yousefianmohhadam, S., Behmanesh, I., Stavridis, A., Moaveni, B., Nozari, A., and Sacco A. (2017). "System identification and modeling of a dynamically tested and gradually damaged 10-story reinforced concrete building." Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, in press (available online.)
  3. Yu, H., Mohammed., M.A., Mohammadi, M.E., Moaveni, B., Barbosa, A.R., Stavridis, A., and Wood, R.L. (2017). "Structural identification of an 18-story RC building in Nepal using post-earthquake ambient vibration and lidar data." Frontiers in Built Environment, 3:11.
  4. Behmanesh, I., Moaveni, B., and Papadimitriou, C. (2017). "Probabilistic damage identification of a designed 9-story building using modal data in the presence of modeling errors." Engineering Structures, 131: 542–552.
  5. Asgarieh, E., Moaveni, B., Barbosa, A.R., and Chatzi E. (2017). "Nonlinear model calibration of a shear wall building using time and frequency data features." Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 85: 236-251.
  6. Behmanesh, I., and Moaveni, B. (2016). "Accounting for environmental variability, modeling errors, and parameter estimation uncertainties in structural identification." Journal of Sound and Vibration, 374, 92-110.
  7. Behmanesh, I., Moaveni, B., Lombaert, G., and Papadimitriou, C. (2015). "Hierarchical Bayesian model updating for structural identification." Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 64-65, 360-376.
    (Authors pre-print version)
  8. Behmanesh, I., and Moaveni, B. (2015). "Probabilistic identification of simulated damage on the Dowling Hall Footbridge through Bayesian FE model updating." Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 22(3), 463-483.
    (Authors pre-print version)
  9. Asgarieh, E., Moaveni, B., and Stavridis A. (2014). "Nonlinear finite element model updating of an infilled frame based on identified time-varying modal parameters during an earthquake." Journal of Sound and Vibration, 333(23), 6057-6073.
    (Authors pre-print version)
  10. Belleri, A., Moaveni, B., and Restrepo, J.I. (2014). "Damage assessment through structural identification of a large-scale three-story precast concrete structure." Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 43(1), 61-76.
    (Authors pre-print version)
  11. Moaveni, B., Barbosa, A.R., Conte, J.P. , and Hemez, F.M. (2014). "Uncertainty analysis of system identification results obtained for a seven story building slice tested on the UCSD-NEES shake table." Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 21(4), 466-483.
    (Authors pre-print version)
  12. Simeon, E., Moaveni, B., Conte, J.P., and Lombaert, G. (2013). "Uncertainty quantification in the assessment of progressive damage in a seven-story full-scale building slice." Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 139(12), 1818-1830.
    (Authors pre-print version)
  13. Moaveni, B., Hurlebaus, S., and Moon, F. (2013). "Editorial of special issue on real-world application of structural identification and health monitoring methodologies." Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 139(10), 1637-1638.
    (Authors pre-print version)
  14. Moser, P., and Moaveni, B. (2013). "Design and deployment of a continuous monitoring system for the Dowling Hall Footbridge." Experimental Techniques, 37(1), 15-26.
    (Authors post-print version)
  15. Moaveni, B., Stavridis, A., Lombaert, G., Conte, J.P., and Shing, P.B. (2013). "Finite element model updating for assessment of progressive damage in a three-story infilled RC frame." Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 139(10), 1665-1674.
    (Authors pre-print version)
  16. Moaveni, B., and Behmanesh, I. (2012). "Effects of changing ambient temperature on finite element model updating of the Dowling Hall Footbridge." Engineering Structures, 43, 58-68.
    (Authors pre-print version)
  17. Moaveni, B., and Asgarieh, E. (2012). "Deterministic-stochastic subspace identification method for identification of nonlinear structures as time-varying linear systems." Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 31, 40-55.
    (Authors pre-print version)
  18. Moser, P., and Moaveni, B. (2011). "Environmental effects on the identified natural frequencies of the Dowling Hall Footbridge." Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 25(7), 2336-2357.
    (Authors post-print version)
  19. Moaveni, B., He, X., Conte, J.P., Restrepo, J.I., and Panagiotou M. (2011). "System identification study of a seven-story full-scale building slice tested on the UCSD-NEES shake table." Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 137(6), 705-717.
    (Authors post-print version)
  20. Moaveni, B., He, X., Conte, J.P., and Restrepo, J.I. (2010). "Damage identification study of a seven-story full-scale building slice tested on the UCSD-NEES shake table." Structural Safety, 32(5), 347-356.
    (Authors post-print version)
  21. Moaveni, B., Conte, J.P., and Hemez, F.M. (2009). "Uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of damage identification results obtained using finite element model updating." Journal of Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 24(5), 320-334.
    (Authors post-print version)
  22. He, X., Moaveni, B., Conte, J.P., Elgamal A., and Masri, S.F. (2009). "System identification of Alfred Zampa Memorial Bridge using dynamic field test data." Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 135(1), 54-66.
    (Authors post-print version)
  23. De Callafon, R.A., Moaveni, B., Conte, J.P., He, X., and Udd, E. (2008). "General realization algorithm for modal identification of linear dynamic systems." Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 134(9), 712-722.
    (Authors post-print version)
  24. Moaveni, B., He, X., Conte J.P., and de Callafon, R.A. (2008). "Damage identification of a composite beam using finite element model updating." Journal of Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 23(5), 339-359.
    (Authors post-print version)
  25. He, X., Moaveni, B., Conte, J.P., Elgamal, A., and Masri, S.F. (2008). "Modal identification of Vincent Thomas Bridge using simulated wind response data." Journal of Computer Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 23(5), 373-388.
    (Authors post-print version)
  26. Conte, J.P., He, X., Moaveni, B., Masri, S.F., Caffrey, J.P., Wahbeh, M., Tasbihgoo, F., Whang, D.H., and Elgamal, A. (2008). "Dynamic testing of Alfred Zampa Memorial Bridge." Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 134(6), 1006-1015.
    (Authors post-print version)

Conference Proceedings

  1. Mohammed, M., Yu, H., Furtado, A., Barbosa, A.R., Moaveni, B., Varum, H., Rodrigues, H., Vila Pouca, N., Wood, R. (2017). "Post-earthquake field measurement-based system identification and finite element modeling of an 18-story masonry-infilled RC building." 7th International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures, San Diego, California.
  2. Yousefianmohhadam, S., Stavridis, A., and Moaveni, B. (2017). "Comparative study on modal identification of a 10 Story RC structure using free, ambient and forced vibration data." Proc. of 35th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXXV), Garden Grove, California, USA.
  3. Nozari, A., Bose, S., Moaveni, B., and Stavridis A. (2017). "Finite element model updating and damage identification of a school building in Sankhu, Nepal." 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 9-13, 2017.
  4. Yu, Y., Levine, A., Mohammed, M., van Oss, T., Moaveni, B., Barbosa, A., and Stavridis, A. (2017). "System identification and modeling of an 18-story building in Nepal using post-earthquake ambient vibration data." 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 9-13, 2017.
  5. Bose, S., Nozari, A., Stavridis A., and Moaveni, B. (2017). "Nonlinear modeling of a school at Sankhu for performance assessment during the 2015 Nepal earthquake." 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Santiago, Chile, January 9-13, 2017.
  6. Bose S., Nozari, A., Mohammadi, M.E., Stavridis, A., Moaveni, B., Wood, R., Gillins, D., Barbosa, A. (2016). "Structural assessment of a school building in Sankhu, Nepal damaged due to torsional response during the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake." Proc. of 34th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXXIV), Orlando, Florida, USA.
  7. Behmanesh I., Youssefianmoghadam, S., Nozari, A., Moaveni, B., Stavridis, A. (2016). "Effects of prediction error bias on model calibration and response prediction of a 10-story building." Proc. of 34th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXXIV), Orlando, Florida, USA.
  8. Youssefianmoghadam, S., Song, M., Stavridis, A., and Moaveni, B. (2015). "System identification of a two-story infilled RC building in different damage states." Proc. of ASCE ATC: Improving the Seismic Performance of Existing Buildings and Other Structures, pp. 607-618.
  9. Behmanesh, I., and Moaveni, B. (2015). "Model updating of structures with temperature-dependent properties using a Hierarchical Bayesian framework." 7th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, SHMII-2015, Turin, Italy.
  10. Behmanesh, I., and Moaveni, B. (2015). "Probabilistic damage identification of the Dowling Hall Footbridge through Hierarchical Bayesian model updating." 12th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, ICASP12, Vancouver, Canada
  11. Behmanesh, I., Moaveni, B., Lombaert, G., and Papadimitriou, C. (2015). "Hierarchical Bayesian model updating for probabilistic damage identification." Proc. of 33rd International Conference on Modal Analysis (IMAC-XXXIII), Orlando, Florida, USA.
  12. Behmanesh, I., and Moaveni, B. (2014). "Bayesian FE model updating in the presence of modeling errors." Proc. of 32nd International Conference on Modal Analysis (IMAC-XXXII), Orlando, Florida, USA.
  13.  Asgarieh, E., Moaveni, B., Nozari, A., Barbosa, A.R., Chatzi, E. (2014). "Nonlinear identification of a seven-story shear wall building based on numerically simulated seismic data." Proc. of 32nd International Conference on Modal Analysis (IMAC-XXXII), Orlando, Florida, USA.
  14. Behmanesh, I., and Moaveni, B. (2013). "Uncertainty analysis of FE model updating results through a Bayesian inference scheme." Proc. of 11th International Conference on Structural Safety and & Reliability (ICOSSAR), New York, New York, USA.
  15. Kody, A., Li., X., and Moaveni, B. (2013). "Identification of physically simulated damage on a footbridge based on ambient vibration data " Proc. of the Structures Congress, ASCE, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
  16. Belleri, A., Moaveni, B., and Restrepo, J.I. (2013). "System identification of a three-story precast concrete parking structure."  Proc. of 31st International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXXI), Garden Grove, California, USA.
  17. Asgarieh, E., Moaveni, B., and Stavridis, A. (2013). "Nonlinear finite element model updating of a large-scale infilled frame structure based on instantaneous modal parameters." Proc. of 31st International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXXI), Garden Grove, California, USA.
  18. Behmanesh, I., and Moaveni, B. (2013). "Probabilistic damage identification of the Dowling Hall Footbridge using Bayesian FE model updating." Proc. of 31st International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXXI), Garden Grove, California, USA.
  19. Hernandez-Garcia, M.R., Masri, S.F., Moaveni, B., and Panagiotou, M. (2012). "Statistical Analysis of Modal Parameters of a Seven-Story Full-Scale Building Slice Structure Identified Using Input-Output Vibration Data." Proc. of 5th European Conference on Structural Control, Genoa, Italy.
  20. Asgarieh, E., and Moaveni, B. (2012). "Experimental modal analysis of a full-scale seven-story shear wall based on nonlinear seismic response." Proc. of 30th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXX), Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
  21. Asgarieh, E., Moaveni, B., and Stavridis, A. (2012). "Nonlinear structural identification of a three-story infilled frame using instantaneous modal parameters." Proc. of 30th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXX), Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
  22. Asgarieh, E., Moaveni, B. (2011). "Short-time modal identification of nonlinear systems using the deterministic-stochastic subspace identification method." Proc. of the 2011 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, June 2-4.
  23. Moaveni, B., and Behmanesh, I. (2011). "Effects of changing environmental temperature on finite element model updating of the Dowling Hall Footbridge." Proc. of the Eighth International Conference on Structural Dynamics (EURODYN 2011), Leuven, Belgium, July 4-6.
  24. Conte, J.P., Moaveni, B., He, X., Lombaert G. (2010). "System and damage identification studies of large-scale building specimens subjected to seismic tests." Keynote Paper, Proc of 4th European Conference on Computational Mechanics, Paris, France.
  25. Lombaert, G., Moaveni, B., He, X., and Conte, J.P. (2010). "Uncertainty quantification in vibration-based damage assessment of a seven-story reinforced concrete shear wall building." Proc of 4th European Conference on Computational Mechanics, Paris, France.
  26. Moaveni, B., Stavridis, A., and Shing, P.B. (2010). "System identification of a three-story infilled RC frame tested on the UCSD-NEES shake table." Proc. of 28th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXVIII), Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
  27. Moaveni, B., Lombaert, G., Stavridis, A., Conte, J.P., and Shing, P.B. (2010). "Damage identification of a three-story infilled RC frame tested on the UCSD-NEES shake table." Proc. of 28th International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXVIII), Jacksonville, FL, USA.
  28. Moaveni, B., He, X., Conte, J.P., Fraser, M., and Elgamal, A. (2009). "Uncertainty analysis of Voigt Bridge modal parameters due to changing environmental condition." Proc. of International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXVII), Orlando, USA.
  29. Lombaert, G., Moaveni, B., He, X., and Conte, J.P. (2009). "Damage identification of a seven-story reinforced concrete shear wall building using Bayesian model updating." Proc. of International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXVII), Orlando, USA.
  30. Moaveni, B., Barbosa, A.R., Panagiotou, M., Conte, J.P., and Restrepo, J.I. (2009). "Uncertainty analysis of identified damping ratios in nonlinear dynamic systems." Proc. of International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXVII), Orlando, USA.
  31. Lombaert, G., Moaveni, B., Reynders, E., Schevenels, E., Conte, J.P., and De Roeck, G. (2009). "Uncertainty quantification in vibration-based damage identification by means of model updating." Proc. of International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXVII), Orlando, USA.
  32. Moaveni, B., Conte, J.P., and Hemez, F.M. (2008). "Uncertainty analysis of damage identification results based on finite element model updating method." Proc. of International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXVI), Orlando, USA.
  33. Conte, J.P., Moaveni, B., He, X., and Barbosa, A.R. (2007). "System and damage identification of a seven-story reinforced concrete building structure tested on the UCSD-NEES shake table." Keynote paper, Proc. of International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures, Porto, Portugal.
  34. Moaveni, B., Barbosa, A.R., Conte, J.P., and Hemez, F.M. (2007). "Uncertainty analysis of modal parameters obtained from three system identification methods." Proc. of International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXV), Orlando, USA.
  35. Moaveni, B., He, X., Conte, J.P., and Restrepo, J.I. (2006). "System identification of a seven-story reinforced concrete shear wall building tested on UCSD-NEES shake table." Proc. of 4th World Conf. on Structural Control and Monitoring, San Diego, USA.
  36. Moaveni, B., He, X., Conte, J.P., and Udd, E. (2006). "Effect of damage on modal parameters using full-scale test data." Proc. of International Modal Analysis Conference (IMAC-XXIV), St. Louis, USA.
  37. He, X., Moaveni, B., Conte, J.P., and Elgamal, A. (2006). "Comparative study of system identification techniques applied to New Carquinez Bridge." Proc. of 3rd International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety, and Management, Porto, Portugal.
  38. He, X., Moaveni, B., Conte, J.P., Restrepo, J.I. and Elgamal, A. (2006). "Damage identification of a seven-story reinforced concrete shear wall building tested on UCSD-NEES shake table." Proc. of 4th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, San Diego, USA.
  39. He, X., Moaveni, B., Conte, J.P., Elgamal, A., Masri, S.F., Caffrey, J.P., Wahbeh, M., Tasbihgoo, F., and Whang, D.H. (2005). "System identification of New Carquinez Bridge using ambient vibration data." Proc. of International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures, Bordeaux, France.
  40. He, X., Moaveni, B., Conte, J.P., Elgamal, A., and Masri, S.F. (2004). "System identification of Vincent Thomas Bridge using simulated wind response data." Proc. of 2nd International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety, and Management, Kyoto, Japan.
  41. Luco, J.E., Conte, J.P., Moaveni, B., Mendoza, L., Whang, D. (2004). "Forced vibration tests of the foundation block and surrounding soil at the NEES/UCSD large high-performance shake table." Proc. of 3rd UJNR Workshop on Soil-Structure Interaction, Menlo Park, California, USA.
  42. Calvert, S., Conte, J.P., Moaveni, B., Schultz, W.L., and de Callafon, R. (2003). "Real time damage assessment using fiber optic grating sensors." Proc. of 6th Pacific Northwest Fiber Optic Sensor Workshop, Troutdale, OR, USA.
  43. Calvert, S., Conte, J.P., Moaveni, B., Schultz, W.L., and de Callafon, R. (2003). "Full-scale testing results of structural damage detection using long gage fiber Bragg gratings and modal analysis", Proc. of 10th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, San Diego, USA.