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Ph.D. Civil Engineering, University of California-Irvine, 2010
M.S. Earthquake Engineering, University of Tehran, 2006
B.S. Civil Engineering, KNT University of Technology, 2004
Resilience quantification methods for infrastructure systems under extreme events
Multi-hazard design and assessment criteria for structures
Reliability assessment of deteriorating infrastructure components
Management of large-scale infrastructure systems
Probabilistic performance evaluation of structures
Post-disaster functionality of complex networks
Damage identification and condition assessment
Honors and Awards
Editor’s Choice Article, Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Taylor and Francis, 2014
Hojjat Adeli Award for Innovation in Computing, Journal of Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Wiley-Blackwell, 2014
US-Japan Frontiers of Engineering, National Academy of Engineers, 2014
NSF ENHANCE Fellowship, National Science Foundation, 2012-2014
ASCE ExCEEd Fellowship, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2012
Young Engineer Award, Orange County Engineering Council, 2012
Award of Excellence in Engineering Education, Fanni Reunion Foundation, 2010
Pedagogical Fellowship, University of California-Irvine, 2009-2010
Klinga, J. V., and Alipour, A. (2015) "Assessment of structural integrity of bridges under extreme scour conditions," Engineering Structures, Vol. 82, No. 1, pp. 55-71 (DOI: http://dx.doi/org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.07.021.
Furtado, M.N., and Alipour, A. (2014) "Estimation of direct and indirect losses in transportation networks due to seismic events," Transportation Research Record Journal (In press).
Alipour, A., Shafei, B., and Shinozuka, M. (2013) "Reliability-based calibration of load and resistance factors for design of RC bridges under multiple extreme events: scour and earthquake," ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 362-371 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000369).
Alipour, A., Shafei, B., and Shinozuka, M. (2013) "Capacity loss evaluation of reinforced concrete bridges located in extreme chloride-laden environments," Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 8-27 (Editor’s Choice Article) (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2010.525243).
Shafei, B., Alipour, A., and Shinozuka, M. (2013) "A stochastic computational framework to investigate the initial stage of corrosion in reinforced concrete superstructures," Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 28, Issue 7, pp. 482-494 (Hojjat Adeli Award for Innovation in Computing) (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mice.12019).
Shafei, B., Alipour, A., and Shinozuka, M. (2012) "Prediction of corrosion initiation in reinforced concrete members subjected to environmental stressors: A finite-element framework," Cement and Concrete Research, Vol. 42, Issue 2, pp. 365-376 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2011.11.001).
Alipour, A., Shafei, B., and Shinozuka, M. (2012) "A multi-hazard framework for optimum life-cycle cost design of reinforced concrete bridges," Structural Seismic Design Optimization and Earthquake Engineering: Formulations and Applications, IGI Global, pp. 76-104 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-1640-0.ch004).
Alipour, A., Shafei, B., and Shinozuka, M. (2011) "Performance evaluation of deteriorating highway bridges located in high seismic areas," ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Vol. 16, Issue 5, pp. 597-611 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0000197).
Alipour, A. and Shafei, B. (2014) "Structural vulnerability measures for deteriorating reinforced concrete bridges in seismic prone areas," Maintenance and Safety of Aging Infrastructure, CRC Press. ISBN 9780415659420 - CAT# K16561.