Prof. Dr. M. Farshad
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Prof. Dr. Mehdi Farshad has BS degree in Civil Engineering from Tehran
University, MS and CE degrees in Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics from
Columbia University in USA, and PhD in Applied Mechanics from Stanford
University in USA. He was Professor at the University of Shiraz from 1971
to 1991. During this period, he spent two years (1974-75 and 1985-86) as
visiting professor at the University of Toronto, Canada. Since 1991, he is
the Senior Scientist at
EMPA (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research) and
Titular Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zürich).
He is the member of Swiss Experts and an expert of the Swiss Accreditation
Professor Farshad is the author of over 200 research papers and 30
books, including "Design and analysis of shell structures, Kluwer
1992" and "Stability
of Structures, Elesevier, 1994". His areas of specialities are composite materials and
structures, shells, stability, Finite Element simulation, structural
engineering, failure analysis, and pipeline engineering.
He has lead many projects in civil engineering including pipelines and
has developed several innovative engineering methods and patents.
He is the developer of the program ADAP.
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