Sadjad Gharehbaghi

Faculty of  Engineering
Department of  Civil Engineering
 
 
CV

SADJAD GHAREHBAGHI, 2024

PERSONAL INFO   
First Name: Sadjad
Last Name: Gharehbaghi
Affiliation a: PhD Candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Affiliation b: Faculty Member, Department of Civil Engineering, Behbahan Khatam Alanbia University of Technology, P.O. BOX 6361647189, Room 217, Behbahan, Iran
E-mail: sadjad.gharehbaghi@gmail.com; sgharehbaghi@bkatu.ac.ir
Language: Persian, English

EDUCATION
· Ph.D.: Ph.D. Candidate, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (2020-present); Supervisor: Prof. M.  Mahsuli
· M.Sc. Degree: Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran (2011); Supervisor: Prof. E. Salajegheh
· M.Sc. Thesis Title: Damage and Energy Concepts–Based Optimum Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
· B.Sc. Degree: Islamic Azad University (IAU), Iran (2007)
· Diploma: Shahid Beheshti School, Behbahan, Iran (2002)

HONORS AND AWARDS
· Best Researcher (Ranked 3) of Engineering Faculty, Behbahan Khatam Alanbia University of Technology, 2014
· Selected as the Outstanding Reveiwer by Engineering Structures, Elsevier 2017
· Best Researcher (Ranked 3) of Engineering Faculty, Behbahan Khatam Alanbia University of Technology, 2019

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
· Fulltime Lecturer: Behbahan Khatam Alanbia University of Technology (BKAUT), Behbahan, Iran (2013–present)
· Adjunct Lecturer: IAU, (Shoushtar, Behbahan and Ramhormoz Branches), BKAUT (2011–2013)
· Undergraduate Courses: Earthquake Engineering, Structural Analysis I & II, Engineering Mechanics: Statics, Strength of Materials I, Design of Steel Structures I, Design of RC Structures I, Technical Project, Technical English

RESEARCH INTERESTS
· Structural and Earthquake Engineering: Seismic Energy and Damage Analysis, Special Truss Moment Frames
· Structural Optimization: Design Optimization, Damage-Based Optimization, Optimal Retrofitting, Optimal Control, Metaheuristics
· Reliability, Risk and Resilience of Infrastructures: Buildings, Oil and Gas Infrastructures
· Soft Computing: Prediction of Seismic Responses of Structures, Neural Networks, Support Vector Machines, and Genetic Programming
· Software Development

MEMBERSHIP
· Member of Editorial Review Board: "Advances in Civil and Architectural Engineering", Croatia, (2023-present)
· Mini-symposium "Advances in Soft Computing and Optimization Methods in Engineering", at the 14th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Evolutionary and Deterministic Methods for Design, Optimization and Control (EUROGEN 2023), Chania Crete, Greece, 1-3 June 2023. Organizers: V. Plevris, G. Solorzano, S. Gharehbaghi.
· Member of Infrastructure Sustainability and Resilience Research Center (INSURER), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (2019-present)
· Member of Water and Energy Research Center, Behbahan Khatam Alanbia University of Technology (2016–present)
· Member of Iranian Earthquake Engineering Association (2014–present)
· Member of Nanotechnology Committee of Behbahan Khatam Alanbia University of Technology (2014–present)
· Member of Iranian Organization for Engineering Order of Buildings, Khuzestan Province (2009–present)
- Several masonry buildings were supervised
· Member of Iranian Calligraphers Society (2002–present)

TECHNICAL REVIEWER
Elsevier:
· Engineering Structures
· Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
· Structures
· Expert Systems with Applications
Springer:
· Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering
· Engineering with Computers
· Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration
John-Wiley:
· Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings 
· Earthquake Engineering and Resilience
SAGE:
· Advances in Structural Engineering
Techno-press:
· Structural Engineering and Mechanics
· Computers and Concrete
· Geomechanics and Engineering
· Advances in Concrete Construction
Hindawi:
· Advances in Civil Engineering
Other:
· Iranian Journal of Structural Engineering (ACECR)
· International Conference (ACM-China)

PUBLICATIONS
BOOK CHAPTERS:
B1. Khatibinia M, Gharehbaghi S, and Moustafa A, “Seismic reliability-based design optimization of reinforced concrete structures including soil-structure interaction effects”, Earthquake Engineering- From Engineering Seismology to Optimal Seismic Design of Engineering Structures, Chapter 11, Moustafa A (ed.), InTech, 2015; 267-304.
JOURNALS:
Accepted:
J17. Khatibinia M, Bijari S, Moosavi Nezhad FM, and Gharehbaghi S, “Seismic vulnerability control of steel moment resisting frames using optimum friction tuned mass damper”, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Civil Engineering, 2024, In Press.
J16. Nekouei G, Oskouei AV and Gharehbaghi S, Plevris V, “Seismic response modification, over-strength and displacement amplification factors of steel special truss moment frames”, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 2023: In Press.
Published:
J15. Khatibinia M, Akbari S, Yazdani H and Gharehbaghi S, “Damage-based optimal control of steel moment-resisting frames equipped with tuned mass dampers”, Vibration and Control, 2024, (30), 659-672.
J14. Gharehbaghi S, Gandomi M, Plevris V and Gandomi AH, “Prediction of seismic damage spectra using computational intelligence methods”, Computers and Structures, 2021, (253), 106584.
J13. Khatibinia M, Ahrari A, Gharehbaghi S and Sarafrazi SR, “An efficient approach for optimum shape design of steel shear panel dampers under cyclic loading, Smart Structures and Systems, 2021, 27 (3), 547-557
J12. Moayyeri, Gharehbaghi S, Plevris V, “Cost-based optimum design of reinforced concrete retaining walls considering different methods of bearing capacity computation”, Mathematics,  7 (12), 1232, 2019.
J11. Khatibinia M, Jalali M, Gharehbaghi S, Shape optimization of U-shaped steel dampers using an efficient approach”, Engineering Structures,  2019, 197, 108874.
J10. Bahmani Z Ghasemi MR, Mousaviamjad and Gharehbaghi S, “Prediction of performance point of steel frame structures with semi-rigid connections using artificial neural networks”, International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications, 2019; 11 (10), 42-53.
J9. Gharehbaghi S*, Khatibinia M and Yazdani H, “Estimating inelastic seismic response of reinforced concrete frame structures using a wavelet support vector machine and an artificial neural network”, Neural Computing and Applications, 2019, 32, 2975–2988.
J8. Gharehbaghi S, Gandomi AH, Achakpour S and MN Omidvar, “A hybrid computational approach for seismic energy demand prediction”, Expert Systems with Applications, 2018; 110, 335-351.
J7. Gharehbaghi S*, “Damage controlled optimum seismic design of reinforced concrete frame structures”, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 2018; 65 (1), 53-68.
J6. Yazdani H, Khatibinia M, Gharehbaghi S, and Hatami K, “Probabilistic optimum seismic design of reinforced concrete structures considering soil-structure interaction effects”, ASCE-ASME J. of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, 2017; 3(2), G4016004.
J5. Gharehbaghi S*, Moustafa A and Salajegheh E, “Optimum seismic design of reinforced concrete frame structures”, Computers and Concrete, 2016; 17 (6), 761-786.
J4. Heidari A and Gharehbaghi S*, “Seismic performance improvement of Special Truss Moment Frames using damage and energy concepts”, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 2015; 44 (7), 1055-1073. Note: This paper was specially recommended by SEAOC Blue Book, Seismic Design Recommendations 2019, Seismology Committee, Structural Engineers Association of California.
J3. Gharehbaghi S* and Khatibinia M, “Optimal seismic design of reinforced concrete structures subjected to time–history earthquake loads using an intelligent hybrid algorithm”, Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 2015; 14(1): 97-109.
J2. Khatibinia M and Gharehbaghi S, “Truss optimization with frequency constraints based on hybrid of multi–gravitational search algorithm and differential evolution”, Iranian Journal of Structural Engineering, 2014; 1(1): 38-59.
J1. Gharehbaghi S and Fadaee MJ, “Design optimization of RC frames under earthquake loads”, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, 2012; 2(4):459–477.
CONFERENCES
International:
C7. Gharehbaghi S, Salajegheh E and Khatibinia M “Evaluation of seismic energy demand of reinforced concrete moment resistant frames considering soil–structure interaction effects”, Civil–Comp Press, proceedings of the eleventh international conference on computational structures technology, B.H.V. Topping, (Editor), Civil–Comp Press, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2012.
C6. Gharehbaghi S, Salajegheh E and Khatibinia M “Optimization of reinforced concrete moment–resistant frames based on uniform hysteretic energy distribution”, proceeding of the 1st international conference on urban construction in the vicinity of active faults,3–5 September, Tabriz, Iran, 2011.
C5. Gharehbaghi S, Salajegheh E, Shojaee S and Khatibinia M “Optimum seismic design of RC structures considering damage index”, proceeding of the 1st international conference of lightweight structures and earthquake, Kerman, Iran, 2009, (In Persian).
National:
C4. Dastigerdi SM, Gharehbaghi S and Khatibinia M “Seismic Performance Enhancement of a Single-Bay Single-Story Steel STMF using Viscous Damper and Optimization Technique”, proceeding of the 1st National Conference on Infrastructure Engineering, Urmia, Iran, October 2018.
C3. Kharrasi M, Fadaee MJ and Gharehbaghi S “Comparison between equivalent lateral force and response spectrum analysis in the UBC97 and IBC2009 codes”, proceeding of the 1st conference on earthquake and structure, Kerman, Iran, 2012, (In Persian).
C2. Gharehbaghi S and Salajegheh E “Presentation of an efficient method for determination of ultimate curvature capacity of reinforced concrete sections”, proceeding of the 3rd national conference on concrete, Iranian Concrete Institute, Tehran, Iran, 2011, (In Persian).
C1. Gharehbaghi S and Salajegheh E “Optimum distribution of hysteretic energy in reinforced concrete structures”, proceeding of the 6th national conference of civil engineering, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran, 2011, (In Persian).

SKILLS-SOFTWARE AND PLATFORMS (PROGRAMS)
· OpenSEES-Advance
· CSI (SAP2000, ETABS) -Advance
· Rtx- Advance
· MATLAB-Advance
· Seismo-Soft Programs-Advance
· Visual Studio-Advance
· IDARC2D-Intermediate
· ANSYS- Intermediate
· Abaqus- Intermediate
· Formian- Intermediate
· Microsoft Project- Intermediate

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