Research Team

Current Students

Sara Mohamadi

PhD candidate, Civil Engineering

Research Interests:

Finite element analysis using point cloud data

NDE data fusion

Digital twin systems


Mozhgan Momtaz Dargahi

PhD student, Civil Engineering

Research Interests:

Point cloud analytics

Computer vision

Structural health monitoring



Parastoo Kamranfar

PhD candidate, Computer Science

Research Interests:

Data mining

Latent variable modeling




Master of Science candidate, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests:

Cybersecurity of infrastructure systems

Mechanical behavior of thermoplastic materials

Deep learning for structural health monitoring


Gabriel Earle

George Mason OSCAR Program

Research Interests:


Machine learning



Former Students

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAli Khaloo (link to personal website)

PhD, 2018

Currently: Postdoctoral fellow at Cornell Tech and CEO of Aren


Khaloo, Ali. Automated Condition Assessment of Infrastructure Systems via 3D Computer Vision. George Mason University, 2018.



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Achyuthan J.R. Bapu

PhD, 2018

Currently: Data scientist at CACI International


Jootoo Ramesh, Achyuthan. A Hybrid Structural Design methodology using Machine Learning, Topology Optimization and Evolutionary Algorithms linked via Image Morphology. George Mason University, 2018.





Kasra Ghahremani, Ph.D.

Post doctoral scholar, 2015-2016

PhD, University of Waterloo





Nicole Nmair

Master of Science 2018


“Experimental Investigation of the Correlation Between Finite Element Analysis and Digital Image Correlation”




Terrence Moran

George Mason OSCAR Program

Research Interests:

Measuring section loss through point cloud analysis

Digital image correlation



WebSitePicBahman Jafari

Master of Science 2016


“Deformation measurement through 3D point cloud analysis”





Affan Khan

Master of Science 2016


“3D stress estimation using an adapted finite element model updating approach”




5281085898_65f815ac08_mRichard Mayo

George Mason OSCAR Program

Research Topic:

Finite element model updating





Carla Cavalcante Guerra

Master of Science student

Research Topic:

Adaptive structures

Heterogeneous sensing systems



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Jared Keller

George Mason OSCAR Program

Research Topic:

UAV-based bridge inspection





chiyangChi Yang (visiting student)

National Cheng Kung University

Project: Virtual structural Inspection