doostan
Rome Associate Professor
Center for Aerospace Structures (CAS)
303-492-7572

Office Location ECAE 189

Focus Area

Structural & Material Systems

Education

Ph.D., Structural Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 2006
M.A., Applied Mathematics and Statistics, The Johns Hopkins University, 2006
M.S., Structural Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2002
B.S., Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2000

Professional Experience

2016-Present, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2011-Present, Affiliated Faculty, Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado Boulder
2010-2016, Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2009, Visiting Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
2007-2009, Engineering Research Associate, Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University
2007-2007, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University

Awards (selected)

Charles A. Hutchinson Memorial Teaching Award, College of Engineering, 2017
Rome Faculty Fellowship, College of Engineering, CU Boulder, 2016-2019
Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring, Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, 2016
Dean's Outstanding Teaching Award, 2015
CU Boulder Provost's Faculty Achievement Award, 2015
Outstanding Junior Faculty Award of the Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department, 2015
AIAA-Rocky Mountain Educator of the Year (College) award, 2015
NSF Early Career Research Award, 2015
DOE (ASCR) Early Career Research Award, 2011
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University, 2007

Research Interests

Uncertainty quantification (UQ), computational stochastic mechanics, model reduction for stochastic systems, large-scale statistical inverse analysis, model verification and validation (V&V), estimation theory and data assimilation, structural dynamics.