Aidin Tamhidi

Aidin Tamhidi
Ph.D. Student
M.S. Sharif University of Technology

Aidin Tamhidi is a PhD student in Structural and Earthquake Engineering at UCLA. He received his BS and MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Sharif University of Technology. His current research is about Next-Generation Earthquake Field Data Measurements and their Use to Assess Earthquake Performance of Built Environment. He is conducting his research under the supervision of Professor Yousef Bozorgnia and Professor Ertugrul Taciroglu.

Nilofar Doorandish

Nilofar Doorandish
PhD Student

M.S. University of California, Los Angeles
B.S. Sharif University of Technology

Nilofar Doorandish is a PhD student studying Earthquake Engineering at UCLA. She received her B.S. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, and her M.S. degree from the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at UCLA. Her master’s research was on seismic reliability-based assessment of steel structures. Nilofar’s current research is also focused on the seismic analysis and performance assessment of structural systems. She is conducting her Ph.D. research under the supervision of Professor Yousef Bozorgnia and Professor Henry Burton.

Wenhao Zhang

Wenhao Zhang
PhD Student

M.S. University of Southern California

Wenhao is currently a Ph.D. student in computer science at UCLA. He graduated from University of Southern California with two master degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. He is an expert in Data mining and cloud computing. His research interests mainly focus on applications of Artificial Intelligence in Health care domain.

Keo-Yuan Wu

Keo-Yuan Wu
PhD Student

M.S. National Tsing Hua University

Keo-Yuan Wu is a Ph.D. student in the department of Material Science and Engineering and a member of the B. John Garrick Institute for the Risk Science at UCLA since 2015. He had a M.S. in the department of Material Science and Engineering at National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan. His current research focuses on risk assessment of gas and oil pipeline corrosion under the supervision of prof. Ali Mosleh. He aims to build a better predictive model of pipeline corrosion based on corrosion rate models, along with probabilistic methods and Bayesian network approaches.

 

Zahra Mahmoodzadeh

Zahra Mahmoodzadeh
PhD Student

M.S. Sharif University
B.S. Sharif University

Zahra Mahmoodzadeh is enrolled in the Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D. program since the Fall of 2016. Her BSc and MSc are from the Electrical Engineering department of Sharif University in 2011 and 2013 respectively. She has worked as a researcher on many projects about reliability and maintenance of electric power systems. Her current research involves the application of artificial intelligence decision-making techniques in the field of reliability.

Lixian Huang

Lixian Huang
PhD Student

B.S. University of California, Davis

Lixian Huang is a PhD student major in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at UCLA. She got her B.S. degree with honors in MSE from UC Davis. Her previous research projects include the superconductivity characterization of SPS materials, laser parameters optimization, and negative thermal expansion property study. At UCLA, her focus is on the physics of failure and risk assessments of microelectronic components.

Theresa Stewart

Theresa Stewart
PhD Student

M.S. University of California, Los Angeles

Theresa Stewart is a graduate student in Materials Engineering who completed her undergraduate education at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. At UCLA her focus is on model-based systems engineering. Projects include risk assessment for nuclear energy facilities, and system reliability modeling for the JPL “Lunar Flashlight” satellite.