PhD: 2001-2008, Mechanical Engineering Department, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran. Title of Dissertation: “Viscoelastic Constitutive Equations under Large Deformations Using Finite Element Methods”, Supervisors: Dr. Saeed Ziaei-Rad and Dr. Mojtaba Mahzoon.

Msc: 1998-2001, Mechanical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. Title of Dissertation: “Stress Conjugates to Logarithmic Strains”, Supervisor: Prof. Reza Naghdabadi.

Bsc: 1994-98, Mechanical Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. 1st Rank. Title of Dissertation: “RCSR Mechanism Analysis Using Vector Algebra”, Supervisor: Prof. Hasan Zohour.

Teaching Courses

Spring Semester - 1400-1401

Machine Element Design I

Bsc Course

Advanced Computer Aided Engineering

Msc Course

Reseach Topics

Mechanical strength due to the formation of interconnected junctions between fibers

Collagen Crosslinking

Understanding the role of crosslinking agents in the modification of collagen performance
Soft Pneumatic Actuator

Soft Pneumatic Actuator

Analytical and numerical modeling of fiber reinforced soft actuators
Notched tension test simulation by phase field

Crack propagation in rubbery polymers


Multi-beam vortex-induced vibration energy harvesting


Fiber Reinforced Soft Materials

Structural continuum framework for fibre-reinforced structural material
Dielectric elastomer energy harvesting

Dielectric elastomer energy harvesting

Development of electrostatic power take-off (PTO) systems for wave energy converters (WECs), specially dielectric elastomer generators (DEGs).

Journal Papers

- K. Hasanpour, D. Mirzaei, A fast meshfree technique for coupled thermoelasticity problem, Acta Mechanica, 229, 2657-2673, 2018.

- S Toghyani, FM Nafchi, E Afshari, K Hasanpour, E Baniasadi, SA Atyabi, Thermal and electrochemical performance analysis of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell under assembly pressure on gas diffusion layer, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 43 (9), pp. 4534-4545. 2018.

- Davoud Mirzaei, Kourosh Hasanpour, Direct meshless local Petrov–Galerkin method for elastodynamic analysis, Acta Mechanica, 227, pp 619–632, 2016.

- Azam Surmiri, Kourosh Hasanpour, A New Hardening Rule for Plasticity of Metallic Foams, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 30, pp 2105–2111, 2016.

- M. Poursina, B. Amini, K. Hasanpour and M. Barati, The Effect of Normal Anisotropy on Thin Walled Tube Bending, International Journal of Engineering, 26, 83-90, 2013.

- Kourosh Hasanpour, Mahmoud Barati, Behnaz Amini and Mehrdad Poursina. The effect of anisotropy on wrinkling of tube under rotary draw bending, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 27, 783-792, 2013.

- K. Hasanpour, S. Ziaei-Rad, M. Mahzoon. A Large Deformation Framework for Compressible Viscoelastic Materials: Constitutive Equations and Finite Element Implementation, International Journal of Plasticity, 25, 1154–1176, 2009.

- K., Hasanpour, S., Ziaei-Rad. Finite Element Simulation of Polymer Behaviour Using a Three-Dimensional Finite Deformation Constitutive Model. Computers and Structures, 86, 1643–1655, 2008.

Conference Papers

- Azam Surmiri, Kourosh Hasanpour, Implementation of Exponential Function for Isotropic Hardening of Metallic Foams, 23rd Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2015, Tehran, Iran.

- Majid Rezaei, Kourosh Hasanpour, Effect of material model in PMMA forming process; a case study, 23rd Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2015, Tehran, Iran.

- Behnam Shirsavar, Kourosh Hasanpour, Damage with growth and nucleation of void in polymers, 22nd Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2014, Ahvaz, Iran.

- Ali Shafiei, Kourosh Hasanpour, Comparison of hardening model in the crystal plasticity theory, 21st Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering-ISME2013, Tehran, Iran.

- K. Hasanpour, S. Ziaei-Rad, Finite strain viscoelastic-plastic deformation of polymers using finite element simulation, International Conference in Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes, NUMIFORM 2007, Porto, Portugal, 2007.

- K. Hasanpour, S. Ziaei-Rad, Finite element modeling of strain-stiffening in biaxial hot drawing process of Poly(Ethylen Tetrophthalate), IX International Conference on Computational Plasticity, COMPLAS IX, Barcelona, 2007.

- K. Hasanpour, S. Ziaei-Rad, Finite element modeling of polypropylene foam under impact loading, Proceedings of ISMEC2005 The 13th Annual (International) Conference of Mechanical Engineering, Esfahan, May 17-19, 2005.

- R. Naghdabadi, K. Hassanpour, and K. Behfar, A hyper-elastic energy function for the lagrangian logarithmic strain measure Ln U, Proceedings of IMEC2004 International Mechanical Engineering Conference, Kuwait, December 5-8, 2004.


Tel: (+98) 31 37934021

Email: hasanpour@eng.ui.ac.ir