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Alireza Asadpoure

Postdoctoral Fellow

E-mail: asadpoua at uci.edu

UCI

University of California, Irvine Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interest:

  • Computational Design of Architected and Multifunctional Materials, Metamaterials
  • Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization
  • Uncertainty Quantification and Stochastic Mechanics
  • Computational Fracture Mechanics

Education:

  • Ph.D. Structural Mechanics, Department of Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2011
    • Dissertation: Topology optimization under stochastic stiffness.
  • M.Sc. Structural Mechanics, Department of Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2009.
  • M.Sc. Structural Mechanics, Department of Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2005.
    • Dissertation: Modeling crack in orthotropic media using eXtended Finite Element Method (XFEM).
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, 2003.

Academic Appointments:

  • Research Scientist, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California Irvine, 2012 – Now.
  • Research Assistant , Department of Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University,   2006 – 2011.
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2006 – 2011.
  • Research Assistant in High Performance Computing lab, School of Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, 2004 – 2005.
  • Research Assistant in Structures Lab, School of Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, Summer 2003.

Journal Publications:
  1. Asadpoure A. and Valdevit L., Topology optimization of lightweight periodic lattices under simultaneous compressive and shear stiffness constraints, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2015; 60-61: 1-16. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2015.01.016.
  2. Asadpoure A., Guest J., and Valdevit L., Incorporating fabrication cost into topology optimization of discrete structures and lattices, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2015; 51: 385-396. DOI: 10.1007/s00158-014-1133-8.
  3. Tootkaboni M., Asadpoure A., and Guest J.K., Topology optimization of continuum structures under uncertainty – a Polynomial Chaos approach, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2012; 201-204: 263-275. DOI: 10.1016/j.cma.2011.09.009.
  4. Guest J.K., Asadpoure A., and Ha S., Eliminating beta-continuation from Heaviside projection and density filter algorithms, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2011; 44(4): 443-453. DOI: 10.1007/s00158-011-0676-1.
  5. Asadpoure A., Tootkaboni M., and Guest J.K., Robust topology optimization of structures with uncertainties in stiffness – Application to truss structures. Computers & Structures, 2011; 89: 1131-1141. DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2010.11.004.
  6. Ebrahimi S. H., Mohammadi S., and Asadpoure A., An extended finite element (XFEM) approach for crack analysis in composite media. International Journal of Civil Engineering, 2008; 6(3): 198-207.
  7. Asadpoure A. and Mohammadi S., Developing new enrichment functions for crack simulation in orthotropic media by the extended finite element method, International Journal for numerical methods in engineering, 2007; 69(10): 2150-2172. DOI: 10.1002/nme.1839.
  8. Asadpoure A., Mohammadi S., and Vafai A., Modeling crack in orthotropic media using a coupled finite element and partition of unity methods, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 2006; 42(13): 1165-1175. DOI: 10.1016/j.finel.2006.05.001
  9. Asadpoure A., Mohammadi S., and Vafai A., Crack analysis in orthotropic media using the extended finite element method, Thin-Walled Structures, 2006; 44(9): 1031-1038. DOI: 10.1016/j.tws.2006.07.007.

 


Conference Proceedings:
  1. Asadpoure A. and Valdevit L., Optimal design of multiphase cellular materials, AMERIMECH Symposium on Dynamics of Periodic Materials and Structures, April 2014; Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  2. Guest J.K. Asadpoure A., and Igusa T., A Multi-Mesh Strategy for Continuum Topology Optimization under Correlated Uncertainties, 13th AIAA/ISSMO Multidisciplinary Analysis Optimization Conference, September 2010; Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
  3. Asadpoure A., Guest J.K., and Igusa T., Structural Topology Optimization Considering Correlated Uncertainties in Elastic Modulus, 51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, April 2010; Orlando, Florida, USA.
  4. Guest J.K., Asadpoure A., and Igusa T., Incorporating Geometric Uncertainties in Structural Optimization. Inaugural International Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute, May 2008; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
  5. Asadpoure A., Mohammadi S., and Vafai A., Extended finite element method in an orthotropic cracked medium, VIII International Conference on Computational Plasticity Fundamentals and Applications (Complas 2005), 2005; Barcelona, Spain.
  6. Asadpoure A., Mohammadi S., and Vafai A., Modeling crack in orthotropic medium using extended finite element method, ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Meshless Methods, 2005; Lisbon, Portugal.
  7. Asadpoure A. Mohammadi S., and Vafai A., Crack propagation in composites with the use of Extended Finite Element Method (X-FEM), Second National Congress on Civil Engineering, 2005; Tehran, Iran.