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Mahdi Eghbali




Mahdi Eghbali
Assistant professor

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eghbali[at]znu.ac.ir       mahdi.eghbali[at]gmail.com
URL
 http://www.znu.ac.ir/members/eghbali-mahdi/en

Tel
      +98 (0) 24 3305 4484
Fax
   +98 (0) 24 3228 3224
Address 
Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Zanjan, P.O. Box. 45195-313, University Blvd., 45371-38791, Zanjan, I.R.Iran

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

Mahdi Eghbali


(Last Updated in February 1, 2023)

Personal Information

Full name:  Mahdi Eghbali

Profession:  University Professor & Director of Structural Hybrid Simulation Research Lab

University Rank:  Assistant Professor

Program Area: Structural and Earthquake Engineering

Marital Status:  Married

Nationality:  Iranian

Languages:  English (International Scientific Language), Persian (National & Official Language), Azerbaijani (Mother & Native Language), Turkish (Bilingual Proficiency), Arabic (Prayer and Holy Quran Language) 

University Address:  Structural Hybrid Simulation Research Lab, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Zanjan, P. O. Box. 45195-313, University Blvd.,  Zanjan, 45371-38791, Iran

Phone / Fax:  (+98-24) 3305-4484  /  (+98-24) 3228-3224

E-Mail:  eghbali [at] znu.ac.ir    mahdi.eghbali [at] gmail.com    m_eghbali [at] alumni.iust.ac.ir

Website:  http://www.eghbali.info/

How to Find Me:  University of ZanjanGoogleScholar | Scopus | Linkedin | Publons | ResearchGateORCiD | Mendeley | Researcher ID | Web of Science   


Education Background

September 2010- February 2016: 

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering - Structural Engineering
Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran, Iran
(G.P.A. of 18 out of 20, Rank of graduation = Honor, Dissertation Evaluation: Excellent)
Thesis Title: Development of Fragility Curves Using Optimized Dynamic Analysis Results (in Persian)
Subject-class: Risk Analysis and Vulnerability Assessment of Structural System
Supervisor: Professor G. Ghodrati Amiri
Advisor: Associate Professor M. Raissi Dehkordi

September 2007- June 2010:

M.Sc. in Civil Engineering - Structural Engineering
Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran, Iran
(G.P.A. of 17.01 out of 20, Rank of graduation = Honor)
Title: Nonlinear Static Procedures & Dynamic Analyses for Seismic Evaluation of Structural Systems (in Persian)
Supervisor: Professor G. Ghodrati Amiri
Advisor: Associate Professor S. Yaghamei-Sabegh

September 2003- July 2007:

B.Sc. in Civil Engineering
Urmia University, Urmia, Iran
(G.P.A. of 17.29 out of 20, Rank of graduation = First Honor Graduate)

September 2002- June 2003:

Pre-University in Mathematics and Physics
Elites School of Baqer ol-Ulum, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran
(G.P.A. of 18.99 out of 20, Rank of graduation = Honor)

September 1999- June 2002:

High School Diploma in Mathematics and Physics
Elites School of Malakouti, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran
(G.P.A. of 18.86 out of 20, Rank of graduation = Honor)


Awards, Honors & Outstanding Activities

December 2021:

Selected Two Books about Making Schools Resilient to Natural Disasters as the Main Author
Selected by: Minister of Education of Iran, Chair of Education and Research Commission of the Iranian Parliament, Tehran, Iran.

March 2021:

National Plaque of Appreciation due to the Efforts and Cooperation in Safe Building Schools in Iran
Selected by: Deputy Minister of Education of Iran and Head of Organization for Development, Renovation and Equipping Schools of Iran (DRES), Tehran, Iran.

February 2021:

3rd Rank among 739 at the National Level for a Consultative Opinion in Infrastructure and Production Field on the Subject of General Policies of Iran’s 7th Quinquennial Development Plan (Policies related to Reducing Vulnerability and Increasing Resilience of Communities and Infrastructures to Natural Disasters)
Selected by: The first Crowdsourcing of the Elites in Iran

June 2019 , 2020 & 2021:

The First Five Faculty Member, Civil Engineering Department, in Terms of the Rate of Annual Research Activities (4th in 2019, 1st in 2020, and 5th rank in 2021) among more than 22 University Professors
Selected by: Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Zanjan, Zanjan, Iran

May 2017:

Acknowledged by Organization for Development, Renovation, and Equipping Schools of Iran (DRES) due to Comprehensive Technical-Scientific Cooperation with United Nations International Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy (UNISDR)
Selected by: Organization for Development, Renovation and Equipping Schools of Iran (DRES), Tehran, Iran

May 2017:

SASAKAWA World Award 2017 (First Rank) for Iran (Leadership and Participation for Presentation of Iran's Activities in Making Schools Resilient to Natural Disasters in International Institutions)
Selected by: UN Office, International Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy (UNISDR), Cancun, Mexico

November 2014-October 2016:

The Director of the Research Project on the subject of "Safe School" Approved by the President of Iran in the Fundamental Reform Document of Education (FRDE) as One of the Pillars of The Country’s  Comprehensive Scientific Roadmap in Iran
Selected by: Minister of Education of Iran

April 2014:

Selected to Visiting Scholar, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center (PEER)
Selected by: University of California, UC Berkeley

June 2010, February 2016:

Excellent Grades from the Master's Degree Thesis (2010) and Doctoral Dissertation (2016)
Selected by: School of Civil Engineering, Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran, Iran