Mohammad Mafi, PhD, PE, LEED-AP

Professor of Engineering

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He has a BS degree in Structural Engineering from Sharif University of Technology. He has a dual MS degree in Civil Engineering & Operations Research, as well as a PhD degree, in Civil Engineering, from Pennsylvania State University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer, PE, in New York and Pennsylvania. He is also a LEED-AP [Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design - Accredited Professional]  

Areas of interest include:

  • Traditional and Computer-Aided Structural Analysis and Design

  • Design of Steel and Concrete Structures

  • Bridges: Analysis, Design, and Inspection

  • Buildings and Homes: Safety and Structural Inspection

  • Structural Failure Analysis & Forensic Investigation

  • Structural Optimization

  • BioMechanics

  • Engineering Mechanics

  • Environmentally Friendly Buildings (Green Buildings)

  • Media: Accuracy, Credibility, Fairness, and Reliability

  • Islam: Misconceptions and Myths versus Reality



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