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- B.Sc., Civil Engineering, K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2003-2007.
- M.Sc., Civil Engineering, K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2007-2010.
- M.Sc., Civil Engineering and Mechanics, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, 2012-2014.
- Ph.D., Civil and Earthquake Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, 2012-2015.
- Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Engineering Uncertainty Quantification, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, 2015-2019.
- Lecturer, Earthquake Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, Spring 2016.
- Lecturer, Advanced Mechanics of Materials, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, Fall 2017.
- Lecturer, Structural Analysis, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, Spring 2018.
Honors and Distinctions:
- Best Doctorate Thesis Award, Selected by National Dam Safety Association, Istanbul, Turkey, October 2018.
- PAC Travel Award, Selected by Postdoctoral Association of Colorado (PAC), September 2018.
- Marinus Smith Award, Selected by University of Colorado, Boulder, April 2017 & 2018 (twice).
- Outstanding Postdoctoral Award, Selected by Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, University of Colorado, Boulder, September 2016.
- Outstanding Reviewer, Awarded by Elsevier, June & October 2016; January & April 2017.
- Outstanding PhD Dissertation Award, Selected by Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Spring 2016.
- Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Awarded by Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, Spring 2015.
- Highlighted Young Engineer, Selected by International Water Power & Dam Construction Magazine, UK, June 2014.
- Distinguished and Exemplary Researcher, Awarded by Department of Civil Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran, 2010.
- United States Society of Dams (USSD); YP Vice Chair, USSD Committee Dam Safety and Security; 2018-2022
- Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO)
- Canadian Dam Association (CDA)
- American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
- American Concrete Institute (ACI)
- Analysis of Infrastructures (Dam, Tower, Nuclear Containment Vessel, Bridges)
- Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering
- Uncertainty Quantification and Risk Assessment
- Surrogate Models, Machine Learning and Date Science
- Concrete Constitutive Models, Fracture and Damage Mechanics
- Alkali-Silica Reaction (Kinetics and Prognosis)
- Experimental Methods in Structural Engineering
- Planning Committee Member, 2019 ICOLD Workshop, Milan, Italy.
- Planning Committee Member, 2018 USSD Workshop, Miami, Florida.
- Multiple M.Sc. and Ph.D. exams committee member, 2017-2019.
- Peer-reviewed more than 450 papers for about 90 journals, 2012-2019.
- Editor for several journals: Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Shock and Vibration, Infrastructures, Frontiers in Built Environment, Sustainability
- Evaluation of NSF proposals for different countries.
Recent publications [Google Scholar for the full list of over 100 publications]:
- Saouma, V.E. and Hariri-Ardebili, M.A., 2019, Seismic Capacity and Fragility Analysis of an ASR-Affected Nuclear Containment Vessel Structure, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol.346, pp.140-156.
- Hariri-Ardebili, M.A. and Pourkamali-Anaraki, F., 2019, Matrix Completion for Cost Reduction in Finite Element Simulations Under Hybrid Uncertainties, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol.69, pp.164-180.
- Hariri-Ardebili, M.A. and Xu, J., 2019, Efficient Seismic Reliability Analysis of Large-Scale Coupled Systems Including Epistemic and Aleatory Uncertainties, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol.116, pp.761-773.
- Hariri-Ardebili, M.A., 2018, Risk, Reliability, Resilience (R3) and Beyond in Dam Engineering: A State-of-the-Art Review, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, Vol.31, pp.806-831.
- Hariri-Ardebili, M.A., Seyed-Kolbadi, S.M., Saouma, V.E., Salamon, J., and Rajagopalana, B., 2018, Random Finite Element Method for the Seismic Analysis of Gravity Dams, Engineering Structures, Vol.171, pp.405-420.
- Hariri-Ardebili, M.A., Saouma, V.E. and Merz, C., 2018, Risk-Informed Condition Assessment of a Bridge with Alkali Aggregate Reaction, ACI Structural Journal, Vol.115, No.2, pp.475-487.
- Hariri-Ardebili, M.A. and Pourkamali-Anaraki, F., 2018, Support Vector Machine Based Reliability Analysis of Concrete Dams, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol.104, pp.276-295.