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Prof. Mehdi Setareh


Prof. Mehdi Setareh

College of Architecture and Urban Studies

Virginia Tech University, USA

Professor


Email: Setareh@vt.edu


Qualifications

1990  Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

1985  M.S., Structural Engineering, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK

1980  B.S., Structural Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran


Publications(Selected)

  1. Setareh, M. (2013), “Office Building Floor Vibrations Evaluation and Assessment, Structures and Buildings, In Press."
  2. Setareh, M., (2012) Comparison of the Guidelines for the Evaluation and Assessment of Floor Vibrations, Proceedings of the International Conference on Civil, Offshore and Environmental Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 12-14.
  3. Setareh, M., and Ma, L. (2012), A Comparative study of the Structural Behavior of Steel Flat Double-Layer Grid Spatial Structures, Proceedings of the International Conference on Civil, Offshore and Environmental Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 12-14.
  4. Setareh, M. (2012), Evaluation and Assessment of Vibrations Owing to Human Activity, Structures and Buildings, 165, SB5, 219-231.
  5. Setareh, M. (2012), Vibrations Due to Walking in A Long-Cantilevered Office Building Structure, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, American Society of Civil Engineers, 26, 3, 255-270.
  6. Setareh, M.., and Ma, L. (2011), An Analytical Study of Steel Flat Double Layer Grid Spatial Structures, Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction, ISEC-6, Zürich, June 21–26.
  7. Setareh, M.., and Ma, L. (2011), Structural Behavior of Double-Layer Braced Barrel Vaults, Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction, ISEC-6, Zürich, June 21–26.
  8. Setareh, M. (2011), A Study of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Movements During A New York City Marathon, Journal of Bridge Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 16, 1, 127-138.
  9. Setareh, M. (2011), Vibration Studies of A Cantilevered Structure Subjected to Human Activities Using A Remote Monitoring System, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, American Society of Civil Engineers, 25, 2, 87-97.
  10. Setareh, M. (2010), Vibration Serviceability of A Building Floor Structure – Part I: Dynamic Testing and Computer Modeling, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, American Society of Civil Engineers, 24, 6, 497-507.
  11. Setareh, M. (2010), Vibration Serviceability of A Building Floor Structure – Part II: Vibration Evaluation and Assessment, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, American Society of Civil Engineers, 24, 6, 508-518.
  12. Setareh, M., and Lovelace, M. (2010), Vibration Analysis and Design of A Structure Subjected to Human Walking Excitations, Shock and Vibration Journal, 17, 4-5, 631-639.
  13. Bacim, F., Polys, N., Setareh, M., Chen, J., Li, J., and  Ma, L. (2010), Cognitive Scaffolding in Web3D Learning Systems: A Case Study for Form and Structure, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Web 3D Technology, Los Angeles, California, July 24-25.
  14. Setareh, M. (2010), Building Vibration Serviceability Due to Human Activities, The 14th International Conference on Low Frequency Noise and Vibration and Control, Aalborg, Denmark, June 9-11, 411-427.
  15. Setareh, M., and Patel, H. (2010), Building Floor Vibration Assessment and Evaluation Due to Walking Excitations, The 14th International Conference on Low Frequency Noise and Vibration and Control, Aalborg, Denmark, June 9-11, 391-409.
  16. Avci, O., Setareh, M., and Murray, T.M. (2010), Vibration Testing of Joist Supported Footbridges, The 2010 Structures Congress, Orlando, Florida, May 12-14
  17. Setareh, M. (2009), Evaluation and Assessment of Human-Induced Vibrations in an Office Building, 2009 National Science Foundation CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference 2009: Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, June
  18. Setareh, M., and Lovelace, M. (2009), Analysis and Design of a Structure Susceptible to Human-Induced Vibration, The Third International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics – ICEDYN 2009, Ericeira, Portugal, pp. 1-8, June 22-24.
  19. Setareh, M. (2009), Studies of A Building Floor System Subjected to Rhythmic Human Activities, The Third International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics – ICEDYN 2009, Ericeira, Portugal, pp. 324-331, June 22-24.
  20. Avci, O., Setareh, M., and Murray, T. (2008), Effects of Bottom Chord Extensions on the Static and Dynamic Performance of Steel Joist Supported Floors,  2008 Architectural Engineering Conference, Denver, CO, September 25-27.
  21. Dannels, P., and Setareh, M. (2008), Vertical Integration,  Modern Steel Construction, 48, 1, 20-25, January.
  22. Setareh, M. (2008), Annoying Floor Vibrations: Problem and Solution,  2008 National Science Foundation CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference 2008: Innovation Through Engineering, Knoxville, TN, January 7-10.
  23. Setareh, M. (2007), Floor Vibrations Due to Human Movements, The Third International Symposium on Environmental Vibrations: Prediction, Monitoring, Mitigating, and Evaluation – ISEV 2007, Taipei, Taiwan, 324-331, November 28-30.
  24. Setareh, M. (2007), Effects of Human-Structure Interactions on the Performance of Tuned Mass Dampers for Floor Vibration Control, The Third International Symposium on Environmental Vibrations: Prediction, Monitoring, Mitigating, and Evaluation – ISEV 2007, Taipei, Taiwan, 332-339, November 28-30.
  25. Setareh, M. (2007), On the Application of Tuned Mass Dampers for Vibration Control of Structures with Closely-Spaced Modes, ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Rethymno, Crete, Greece, 1-10, June 13-16.