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Babak Moaveni

Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Structural Health Monitoring

Babak Moaveni

Babak Moaveni

Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Structural Health Monitoring

Phone 617-627-5642
Anderson Hall
200 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
structural health monitoring, system and damage identification of civil structures, experimental modal analysis, signal processing, uncertainty quantification
Biography: 

Babak Moaveni is a professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He obtained his Ph.D. in structural engineering at University of California-San Diego in 2007. Moaveni’s main research interests include vibration-based damage identification and structural health monitoring of real-world structures; finite element model updating; and uncertainty quantification.

Education: 
Ph.D., Structural Engineering, University of California-San Diego, 2007
M.S., Earthquake Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2001
B.S., Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 1999
Professional Experience: 
2020-present:

Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University

2014-2020:

Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University

2008-2014:

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University

Research Interests: 

Babak Moaveni's research interests include vibration-based structural health monitoring, system and damage identification of civil structures, experimental modal analysis, signal processing, finite element analysis and finite element model updating, structural dynamics, earthquake engineering, structural reliability and risk analysis, uncertainty quantification, and verification and validation of computational models.

Selected Professional Activities: 
Member and Past Chair, ASCE EMI Structural Health Monitoring and Control Committee
Member and Past Chair, SEI Methods of Monitoring Committee
Member, ASCE EMI Dynamics Committee
Member, SEI Structural Identification Committee
Associate Editor for Structural Health Monitoring journal
Associate Editor for Frontiers in Built Environment-Sensors journal
Professional Memberships: 
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM)
Teaching/Courses Taught: 
ES-0002: Intro To Computing In Engineering
ES-0005: Intro to Mechanics: Statistics & Dynamics
ES-0055: Numerical Methods
CEE-0123: Advanced Structural Analysis
CEE-0127: Structural Health Monitoring
CEE-0227: Structural Reliability
CEE-0293: Random Vibrations