KHAJI NASER

KHAJI NASER

Adjunct Associate Professor

Biography

Prof. Naser Khaji received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees from the University of Tehran (Iran) and Tarbiat Modares University (Iran) in 1995 and 1998, respectively. He visited Japan in 1998 where he started his Ph.D. study at the Department of Civil Engineering, the University of Tokyo. After his graduation from the University of Tokyo in 2001, he joined Tarbiat Modares University, where he was promoted to full professorship in 2013. In 2019, he began a new career at Hiroshima University.His research interests include health monitoring of various infrastructures, soil-structure-fluid interaction, computational structural dynamics and seismic wave propagation, inverse problems in structural dynamics and earthquake engineering, numerical methods in computational mechanics, and seismic hazard analysis.

Qualifications

  • Master (Science), Tarbiat Modares University.
  • Doctor of Engineering, The University of Tokyo.

Publications

Are of Research:
  • Complex systems; Social – Safety system science; Natural disaster – Disaster prevention science.
  • Informatics; Human informatics;Soft computing
  • Informatics; Computing Technologies;High performance computing.

Publications

Published books:
  1. 2019, Principles of Engineering Seismology and Seismic Hazard Analysis, 3rd Edition (in Persian), Tarbiat Modares University Press, Tehran, Iran, 2019, 978-600-5394-82-5, 295
  2.  2017, Principles of Engineering Seismology and Seismic Hazard Analysis, 2nd Edition (in Persian), Tarbiat Modares University Press, Tehran, Iran, 2017, 978-600-5394-82-5, 295
  3. 2013, Principles of Engineering Seismology and Seismic Hazard Analysis (in Persian), Tarbiat Modares University Press, Tehran, Iran, 2013, 978-600-5394-82-5, 295

Publications

Published Papers:
  1. An efficient method for dam-reservoir seismic interaction analysis, Engineering Journal of Amirkabir, 13(50), 86-94, 200205
  2. Split-node technique for modeling of discontinuities in a continuum body (in Persian), Journal of Modares Technical and Engineering, 15(1), 37-49, 200405
  3. A new method for numerical modeling of crustal deformations, part one: theory (in Persian), Journal of Modares Technical and Engineering, 19(1), 13-30, 200505
  4. A new method for numerical modeling of crustal deformations, part two: application (in Persian), Journal of Modares Technical and Engineering, 19(1), 31-51, 200505
  5. An inverse method for dynamic properties identification of 2D- and 3D-shear frames (in Persian), Research Bulletin of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, 9(3), 2-15, 200611
  6. Analysis of topographic amplification effects on canyon sites using 3D boundary element method, Journal of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, 9(1), 25-37, 200705
  7. Evaluation of wave-diffraction forces on a submerged sphere using a hybrid BE-FE method (in Persian), Journal of Hydraulics, 4(1), 23-37, 200802
  8. Damage detection of truss bridge joints using artificial neural networks, Expert Systems with Applications, 35(3), 1122-1131, 200810
  9. A coupled BE–FE study for evaluation of seismically isolated cylindrical liquid storage tanks considering fluid-structure interaction, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 25(3), 567-585, 200904
  10. Use of Ritz method for damage detection of reinforced and post-tensioned concrete beams, Construction and Building Materials, 23(6), 2167-2176, 200906
  11. Modeling transient elastodynamic problems using spectral element method, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 10(4), 361-380, 200908
  12. Closed-form solutions for crack detection problem of Timoshenko beams with various boundary conditions, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 51(9-10), 667-681, 200909
  13. Soil-structure interaction (SSI) analysis using a hybrid spectral element/finite element (SE/FE) approach, Journal of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, 11(2), 83-95, 200909
  14. Seismic rehabilitation of masonry arch bridges using post-tensioning method (in Persian), Journal of Transportation Engineering, 1(2), 1-19, 201002
  15. Green’s function operator matrix of intraplate faults (in Persian), Journal of the Earth and Space Physics, 36(1), 59-69, 201004
  16. On the seismic behavior of cylindrical base-isolated liquid storage tanks excited by long-period ground motions, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 30(10), 968-980, 201010
  17. System identification of concrete gravity dams using artificial neural networks based on a hybrid FE-BE approach, Engineering Structures, 32(11), 3583-3591, 201011
  18. Health monitoring of cracked cantilever beams using artificial neural networks considering nonlinear crack behavior (in Persian), Modares Civil Engineering Journal, 10(3), 105-118, 201011
  19. A dual reciprocity BEM approach using new Fourier radial basis functions applied to 2D elastodynamic transient analysis, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 35(1), 85-95, 201101
  20. Model updating of multistory shear buildings for simultaneous identification of mass, stiffness and damping matrices using two different soft-computing methods, Expert Systems with Applications, 38(5), 5320-5329, 201105
  21. First kind Bessel function (J-Bessel) as radial basis function for plane dynamic analysis using dual reciprocity boundary element method, Acta Mechanica, 218(3-4), 247-258, 201105
  22. A new semi-analytical method with diagonal coefficient matrices for potential problems, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 35(6), 845-854, 201106
  23. Analytical solutions for free and forced vibrations of a multiple cracked Timoshenko beam subject to a concentrated moving load, Acta Mechanica, 221(1-2), 79-97, 201109
  24. A hybrid distinct element–boundary element approach for seismic analysis of cracked concrete gravity dam–reservoir systems, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 31(10), 1347-1356, 201110
  25. Analysis of elastostatic problems using a semi-analytical method with diagonal coefficient matrices, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 35(12), 1288-1296, 201112
  26. A new bond-slip model for adhesive in CFRP-steel composite systems, Engineering Structures, 34(1), 447-454, 201201
  27. Simulation of strong ground motion in northern Iran using the specific barrier model, Geophysical Journal International, 188(2), 645-679, 201202
  28. Modeling transient elastodynamic problems using a novel semi-analytical method yielding decoupled partial differential equations, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 213(1), 183-195, 201203
  29. Detection of a through-thickness crack based on elastic wave scattering in plates, Part I: Forward Solution, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 13(3), 301-318, 201206
  30. Detection of a through-thickness crack based on elastic wave scattering in plates, Part II: Inverse Solution, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 13(4), 433-454, 201208
  31. Seismic analysis of baffled liquid storage tanks using boundary element method (in Persian), Modares Civil Engineering Journal, 12(2), 11-22, 201208
  32. A semi-analytical method with a system of decoupled ordinary differential equations for three-dimensional elastostatic problems, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 49(18), 2528-2546, 201209
  33. Application of genetic algorithm in crack detection of beam-like structures using a new cracked Euler–Bernoulli beam element, Applied Soft Computing, 13(2), 867-880, 201302
  34. New complex Fourier shape functions for the analysis of two-dimensional potential problems using boundary element method, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, 37(2), 260-272, 201302
  35. Evaluation of canyon site effects on seismic waves (in Persian), Modares Civil Engineering Journal, 13(1), 53-66, 201305
  36. Frequency domain analysis of elastic bounded domains using a new semi-analytical method, Acta Mechanica, 224(7), 1555-1570, 201307
  37. Analysis of free and forced vibrations problems using the dual reciprocity boundary element method based on inverse multiquadric radial basis functions (in Persian), Journal of Computational Methods in Engineering, 32(1), 51-64, 201308
  38. Parameter estimation in hysteretic systems based on adaptive least-squares, Journal of Information Systems and Telecommunication, 1(4), 217-221, 201310
  39. Decoupled equations method for solving two-dimensional elastodynamic problems in the frequency domain (in Persian), Sharif Journal of Civil Engineering, 30(3), 65-74, 201411
  40. Cavity/inclusion detection in plane linear elastic bodies using linear sampling method, Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 33(1), 93-103, 201403
  41. Crack detection in a beam with an arbitrary number of transverse cracks using genetic algorithms, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 28(3), 823-836, 201403
  42. New Timoshenko-cracked beam element and crack detection in beam-like structures using genetic algorithm, Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, 22(3), 359-382, 201405
  43. Simulation of two-dimensional elastodynamic problems using a new adaptive physics-based method, Meccanica, 49(6), 1353-1366, 201406
  44. Dynamic analysis of plane elasticity with new complex Fourier radial basis functions in the dual reciprocity boundary element method, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 38(14), 3641-3651, 201407
  45. Cavity detection in a heat conductor using linear sampling method, Heat and Mass Transfer, 50(7), 973-984, 201407
  46. Seismic analysis of rectangular alluvial valleys subjected to incident SV waves by using the spectral finite element method, International Journal of Civil Engineering, 12(3), 439-451, 201407
  47. Wave propagation in semi-infinite media with topographical irregularities using Decoupled Equations Method, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 65(1), 102-112, 201410
  48. New damage indices and algorithm based on square time-frequency distribution for damage detection in concrete piers of railroad bridges, Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 22(1), 91-106, 201501
  49. Identification of linear and non-linear physical parameters of multistory shear buildings using artificial neural network, Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, 23(4), 670-687, 201505
  50. Time domain linear sampling method for qualitative identification of buried cavities from elastodynamic over-determined boundary data, Computers and Structures, 153(1), 36-48, 201506