UNIVERSITY OF ISFAHAN

 

 

Sayed Mahdi Zandi

 

Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering

 

Room #155, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Isfahan, 81744-73441 Isfahan, Iran.

Phone:    +98-31-3793-5630

Fax:        +98-31-3793-2089

Email:      s.m.zandi@eng.ui.ac.ir

                smehdizandi@yahoo.com

 

 

Education

2009-2014          PhD, Department of Civil Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

2006-2008          MSc, Department of Civil Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

2002-2006          BSc, Department of Civil Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

 

MSc thesis: “Fluid-structure interaction using exponential basis functions via a Lagrangian meshless method ”;

Supervisor: Prof. B. Boroomand

PhD thesis: “Nonlinear free surface flow with moving boundaries via a local meshless method using exponential basis functions”;

Supervisor: Prof. B. Boroomand

 

 

Honors

2002  Hit top 0.5% in the Iranian nation-wide undergraduate entrance exam   amongst about 350,000 participants.

2002-2006 Selected as “Exceptional Talented student” by the Exceptional Talents Center, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

2006  Ranked 2nd amongst 100 undergraduate students of Class of 2006 of Civil Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

2006  Ranked 4th in the 11th Iranian nation-wide Civil Engineering Olympiad (Ministry of Science, Research and Technology).

2006-2008 Selected as “Exceptional Talented student” by the Exceptional Talents Center, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

2008  Ranked 1st amongst 20 graduate students of Class of 2008 of Structural Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

2011  Ranked 4th in the Iranian nation-wide exam to get license for engineering works in field of civil engineering (Ministry of housing and urban planning).

 

 

Teaching Experiences

2011-Present Statics, Strength of Materials I & II, Theory of Structures I & II, Earthquake Engineering, Concrete structures project, Finite Element Method, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran.

2008-2011  Statics & Strength of Materials, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran.

2008-2010  Earthquake Engineering & Seismic Design of Buildings, Islamic Azad University, Khomeini-shahr Branch, Iran.

 

 

Publications

S. Bazazzadeh, B. Boroomand, S.M. Zandi, A mesh-free method for 3D simulation of nonlinear sloshing in tanks, Ocean Engineering (Under Review).

S.M. Zandi, B. Boroomand, S. Soghrati, Exponential basis functions in solution of incompressible fluid problems with moving free surfaces, Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 231 (2012) pp. 505–527.

S.M. Zandi, B. Boroomand, S. Soghrati, Exponential basis functions in solution of problems with fully incompressible materials: A mesh-free   method, Journal of Computational Physics, Vol. 231 (2012) pp. 7255–7273.

 

S.M. Zandi, B. Boroomand, Two dimensional incompressible materials analysis using standard formulation in a meshless style, Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, Valencia, Spain, 2010, Paper 117.

S.M. Zandi, B. Boroomand, S. Soghrati, Exponential basis functions in solution of incompressible fluid problems with moving boundaries, Report N-363, International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), Barcelona, Spain.

 

S.M. Zandi, A. Rafizadeh, A. Shanehsazzadeh, Exponential basis functions in simulation of solitary wave propagation, Journal of Oceanography (In Persian - Under review).

S.M. Zandi, A. Rafizadeh, A. Shanehsazzadeh, Different theories for generating solitary wave by piston-type wave maker in experimental or numerical studies, Proceedings of the 14th Iranian Hydraulic Conference, Sistan & Baluchestan, Iran, November 11-13, 2015. (In Persian).

S.M. Zandi, A. Rafizadeh, A. Shanehsazzadeh, Simulation of solitary wave propagation by Lagrangian meshless method based on pressure, Proceedings of the 14th Iranian Hydraulic Conference, Sistan & Baluchestan, Iran, November 11-13, 2015. (In Persian).

S.M. Zandi, B. Boroomand, 2D Analysis of incompressible materials by strictly satisfying the incompressibility condition using exponential basis functions, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Civil Engineering, May 11-13, 2009, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran (In Persian).

 

 

Research Interests

Dam-reservoir interaction

Base-isolated liquid containers

Numerical methods in structural engineering

Numerical methods in fluid-structure interaction

Mesh-based and mesh-free methods in engineering

Lagrangian free surface flow in wave flume and interaction with floating objects

 

 

Professional Affiliation

2005-2006             Kavak Chehelsoton Engineering Co. (Design Engineer)

2006-2012             Mohaseban Pars Tarh Engineering Co. (Design Engineer)

2010-2011             Sepahan Beyond Research Co. (Design Engineer)

2013-2013             Arme Tarh e Espidan Engineering Co. (Structure Design Supervisor)

2013-2014             Cashalot Engineering Co. (Structure Design Supervisor)

2013-2014             Saraman Engineering Co. (Structure Design Supervisor)

2010-Present         American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

 

 

Selected Professional Projects

2005  Estimating the displacement of active faults around Isfahan for seismic rehabilitation of Gas pipelines.

2005  Designing the Commercial & Residential 18 story building (Hokmabad Tower, Qazvin, Iran)

2006  Designing the Commercial & Residential 20 story building (Eram Tower, Shiraz, Iran)

2006  Designing the Melting Saloon with 110 Ton Overhead Crane (Khazar Steel Company, Rasht, Iran)

2007  Retrofit of continuous casting crane structure using Finite Element modeling (Mobarakeh Steel Company, Isfahan, Iran)

2008  Seismic rehabilitation of Lordegan agriculture bank using external seismic frames.

2010  Designing Foundation for Billet Grinder (Iran Alloy Steel Company, Yazd, Iran)

2011  Designing 40 Ton crane structure 3000 m2 (West Asia Steel Company, Salafchegan to Delijan Road, Qom, Iran)

2007-2013 Project manager and supervisor of seismic rehabilitation of more than 300 school building in Isfahan province.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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