faculty-profile

Dr. Danial Shahmirzadi

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Building: EAS
Room: 306
Phone: 201.216.8052
Fax: 201.216.8315
Email: dshahmir@stevens.edu
Resume
Education
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 01/2006-08/2010
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 05/2003-08/2005
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 09/1997-07/2002
Research

Experimental and multiphysics numerical characterizations of cardiovascular and other soft tissues multiscale biomechanics in health and disease; Multifaceted, predictive modeling of disease development for clinical diagnosis and treatment monitoring enhancement

 

Some of the ongoing research projects include:

  • Arterial damage mechanisms using computational and animal experimental models
  • Arterial pulsation hemodynamics in health and diseases such as EVAR, stenosis, aortic aneurysm and dissection
  • Radiation force simulations on soft tissues for therapeutic applications
  • Clinical research on cardiovascular disease diagnosis in collaboration with clinicians at NJ medical school and Columbia medical center
Experience
  • 01/06-05/10, Graduate Research Assistant, Orthopaedic Mechanobiology Lab, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Multiscale characterization of vascular biomechanics under intact and degraded extracellular matrix using viscoelastic mechanical testing and histological examinations

 

  • 06/06-08/06, Intern- Regulatory Assistant, Cardiovascular Strategic Business Unit, Medrad Inc., Indianola, PA

Vanguard and Sprite catheter design and approval; Clinivation Global™ software validation

 

  • 01/06-05/09, Graduate Teaching Assistant,  Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Vibrations and controls; Statics; Mechanics of materials; Thermodynamics

 

  • 06/03-08/05, Graduate Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Computational Modeling of the Brain Limbic System and its Application in Control Engineering; Brain emotional learning-based intelligent controller and application in rollover prediction & control in heavy vehicles; Sensor fault diagnosis and condition-based monitoring of aircraft system

 

  • 03/00-06/02, Teaching Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Machine design; Dynamic of machinery; Automatic control; Fuzzy control

 

  • 06/00-08/00, Intern- Design Engineer, IKCO Industrial Group, Tehran, Iran

Optimization of crankshaft/flywheel dynamic balancing

 

Professional Service
  • 06/13-pres., Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering (IJBE) 
  • 07/2012-pres., Ad hoc Reviewer, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meetings
  • 11/04-pres., Ad hoc Reviewer, Computational Acoustics; Experimental Mechanics; Biomedical Materials Research; BioMedical Engineering OnLine; Muscle & Nerve; IEEE Sensor Journal; Ultrasonics
  • 02/05-03/05, Session Organization Assistant, Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics Conference, Monterey, CA
Honors & Awards
  • 11/12, Front Cover Page-featured Research Results, The ASME Transaction on Biomechanical Engineering
  • 09/09-12/09, Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowship, The Graduate School, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • 07/09, George R. Irwin Centennial Travel Award, George R. Irwin Research Committee on Experimental and Fracture Mechanics
  • 05/09, Annual Graduate Student Certificate of Excellence, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • 04/09, Lilly-East Conference Travel Grant, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • 11/08, Membership Accreditation, National Elites Organization, Tehran, Iran
  • 06/08, Distinguished Teaching Assistant Certificate, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • 05/08, Annual Graduate Student Certificate of Excellence, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • 01/08-04/10, Future Faculty Fellowship, The Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • 09/97-07/02, Undergraduate Full Scholarship, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Appointments
  • 09/13-pres., Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

ME-BME multidisciplinary research on multiscale biomechanics and medical devices;

Teaching Control Systems & Senior Design Projects

 

  • 11/10-08/13, Postdoc Research Scientist, Ultrasound and Elasticity Imaging Lab, Columbia University, New York, NY

Noninvasive characterization of vascular biomechanics and diagnosis of diseases such as AAA and hypertension using Pulse Wave Imaging(PWI); Noninvasive and local characterization of soft tissue biomechanics for diagnosis and treatment of deep-seated local tumors using Harmonic Motion Imaging (HMI)

 

  • 01/08-10/10, Visiting Researcher, Molecular Cell Biomechanics Lab, University of California, Berkeley, CA

Cellular-, tissue- and organ-scale simulation of heart valve biomechanics in health and diseases such as calcific aortic stenosis

 

  • 06/08-01/10, Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Vibrations and controls; Dynamics

 

  • 09/00-09/02, Visiting Researcher, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences, School of Intelligent Systems, Tehran, Iran

Neural Modeling of Acoustic Noise in Switched Reluctance Motors Using Finite Element Method; Brain emotional learning-based intelligent controller and application in design, construction and intelligent control of switched reluctance motors

 

Professional Societies
  • 03/13-pres., American Institute for Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), Member
  • 01/12-pres., American Heart Association (AHA), Early Career Member
  • 01/06-pres., Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), Early Career Member
  • 01/03-pres., American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Member
  • 01/01-pres., Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Member
  • 06/08-06/10, Society of Experimental Mechanics (SEM), Member
  • 01/08-01/09, International Association of Nanotechnology (IANANO), Member
Selected Publications
Journals
  1. Laksari K, Shahmirzadi D, Konofagou EE. (2014). "Energy-based Constitutive Modeling of Regional Variations in Viscoelasticity of Canine Aortas ex vivo", ((to be submitted)).
  2. Vappou J, Hou GY, Marquet F, Shahmirzadi D, Konofagou EE. (2014). "Measuring elastic properties of biological tissues by using Focused Ultrasound-based internal indentation", ((to be submitted)).
  3. Narayanan P, Shahmirzadi D, Konofagou EE. (2014). "Factors Affecting the Experimental Studies of Arterial Pulse Wave Propagation and Velocity: Implications for Pulse Wave Imaging In Vivo", ((submitted)).
  4. McMahon J, Goodwin W, Thakore J, NGoan A, Shahmirzadi D. (2014). "A Multifaceted Device for Discreetly Acquiring Natural Behaviors of Children with Autism", ((submitted)).
  5. Shahmirzadi D, Konofagou EE. (2014). "Effects of Sac Geometry and Stiffness on Pulse Wave Propagation in FSI Simulations of Human Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm", ((submitted)).
  6. Cloonan AJ, Shahmirzadi D, Li RX, Doyle BJ, Konofagou EE, McGloughlin TM. (2014). "3D-Printed Tissue-Mimicking Phantoms for Medical Imaging and Computational Validation Applications", 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. 1 (1), 14-23.  Download  (527 kb PDF).
  7. Shahmirzadi D, Konofagou EE. (2014). "Quantification of Arterial Wall Inhomogeneity Size, Distribution, and Modulus Contrast Using FSI Numerical Pulse Wave Propagation", Artery Research. 8 57-65.  Download  (4335 kb PDF).
  8. Shahmirzadi D, Hou GY, Chen J, Konofagou EE. (2014). "Ex Vivo Characterization of Canine Liver Tissue Viscoelasticity after High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Ablation", Ultrasoun in Medicine and Biology, 40 (2), 341-350.  Download  (2735 kb PDF).
  9. Shahmirzadi D, Narayanan P, Li RX, Qaqish WW, Konofagou EE. (2013). "Mapping the Longitudinal Wall Stiffness Heterogeneities within Intact Canine Aortas using Pulse Wave Imaging (PWI) Ex Vivo", Journal of Biomechanics, 46 (11), 1866-1874.  Download  (2261 kb PDF).
  10. Li RX, Luo J, Balaram SK, Chaudhry FA, Lantis JC, Shahmirzadi D, Konofagou EE. (2013). "Pulse Wave Imaging (PWI) in Normal, Hypertensive and Aneurysmal Human Aortas In Vivo: A Feasibility Study", Physics in Medicine and Biology, 58 (13), 4549-4562.  Download  (1310 kb PDF).
  11. Shahmirzadi D, Bruck H, Hsieh AH. (2013). "Measurement of Mechanical Properties of Soft Tissues In Vitro under Controlled Tissue Hydration", Experimental Mechanics, 53 405-414.  Download  (555 kb PDF).
  12. Shahmirzadi D, Bruck H, Hsieh AH. (2013). "Quantifying the Interfibrillar Spacing and Fibrillar Orientation of Aortic Extracellular Matrix using Histology Image Processing: Toward Multiscale Modeling", IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 60 (5), 1171-1180.  Download  (897 kb PDF).
  13. Shahmirzadi D, Li RX, Konofagou EE. (2012). "Pulse-Wave Propagation in Straight-Geometry Vessels for Stiffness Estimation: Theory, Simulations, Phantoms and In Vitro Findings", ASME Transactions on Biomechanical Engineering, 134 (11), 114502.1-6.  Download  (2446 kb PDF).
  14. Shahmirzadi D, Konofagou EE. (2012). "Detection of Aortic Wall Inclusions Using Regional Pulse Wave Propagation and Velocity In Silico", Artery Research, 6 (3), 114-123.  Download  (2273 kb PDF).
  15. Shahmirzadi D, Hsieh AH. (2011). "Tissue and Microstructural Deformations in Aortic Tissue under Stretch and After Deformation Recovery", Mechanics of Time-Dependent Materials, 15 (2), 105-117.  Download  (1163 kb PDF).
  16. Sanchez EN, Ricalde LJ, Langari R, Shahmirzadi D. (2011). "Rollover Prediction and Control in Heavy Vehicles via Recurrent High Order Neural Networks", Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, 17 (1), 95-107.  Download  (272 kb PDF).
  17. Shahmirzadi D, Hsieh AH. (2010). "An Efficient Technique for Adjusting and Maintaining Specific Hydration Levels in Soft Biological Tissues In Vitro", Medical Engineering and Physics, 32 (7), 795-801.  Download  (272 kb PDF).
  18. Shahmirzadi D, Langari R, Ricalde LJ, Sanchez EN. (2006). "Intelligent Versus Sliding Mode Control in Rollover Prevention of Tractor-Semitrailers", Vehicle Autonomous Systems, 4 (1), 68-87.
  19. Sheikholeslami N, Shahmirzadi D, Semsar E, Lucas C, Yazdanpanah MJ. (2006). "Applying Brain Emotional Learning Algorithm for Multivariable Control of HVAC Systems", Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, 17 (1), 35-46.  Download  (150 kb PDF).
  20. Gholipour A, Lucas C, Shahmirzadi D. (2004). "Purposeful Prediction of Space Weather Phenomena by Simulated Emotional Learning", Modelling and Simulation, 24 (2), 65-72.
  21. Lucas C, Shahmirzadi D, Sheikholeslami N. (2004). "Introducing BELBIC: Brain Emotional Learning Based Intelligent Controller", Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, 10 (1), 11-21.
  22. Lucas C, Shahmirzadi D, Bahrami MN, Ghafoorifard H. (2004). "A FEM Based Quasi-Static Neuro-Model Approach for Acoustic Noise in Switch Reluctance Motors", Computational Acoustics, 12 (1), 85-97.  Download  (575 kb PDF).
  23. Lucas C, Shahmirzadi D, Biglarbegian M. (2003). "Co-Evolutionary Approach to Graph-Coloring Problem", Technical J of Amirkabir University of Technology, 14 363-369.  Download  (396 kb PDF).
  24. Lucas C, Shahmirzadi D. (2003). "An Interpolative Fuzzy Inference Procedure Using Least Square Principle", Control and Intelligent Systems, 31 (1), 30-35.
  25. Lucas C, Shahmirzadi D, Ghafoorifard H. (2002). "Eliminating Stator Oscillations through Fin Placement", Engineering Simulation, 3 (1), 3-7.
Conference Proceedings
  1. Inga I, Shahmirzadi D. (2014). "Simulation Studies of Pulse Wave Propagations in Endografted Aortas", American Heart Association Scientific Sessions November 15-19, Chicago, IL ((submitted)).
  2. Li H, Lin K, Shahmirzadi D. (2014). "Numerical FSI Simulations of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse on Human Aortas with Atherosclerotic Plaque", Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting October 22-25, San Antonio, TX .
  3. Sharma M, Valdevit A, Perlman CE, Wu Y, Kharge AB, Shahmirzadi D. (2014). "Viscoelastic Characterization of Damage Progress in Porcine Aortic Tissues In Vitro", Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting October 22-25, San Antonio, TX.
  4. Inga I, Shahmirzadi D. (2014). "Effects of Arterial Wall Local Softening on Pulse Wave Propagations and Velocities", Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting October 22-25, San Antonio, TX .
  5. Goodwin W, Thakore J, McMahon J, NGoan A, Shahmirzadi D. (2014). "Utilization of Video Recording to Analyze Cognitive and Physical Facets of Children with Autism", Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting October 22-25, San Antonio, TX .
  6. Inga I, Shahmirzadi D. (2014). "Numerical Studies of Pulse Wave Propagations along Inhomogeneous and Stented Aortas", 36th Annual International Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society August 26-30, Chicago, IL.  Download  (387 kb PDF).
  7. Nandlall S, Shahmirzadi D, Apostolakis I-Z, Finan JD, Delpratt NA, Morrison B, Konofagou EE. (2014). "Local Stiffness Mapping in Murine Aortas using Pulse Wave Imaging and Validation with Atomic Force Microscopy", 9th International Conference on Ultrasonic Biomedical Microscanning September 28-October 1, Edinburgh, Scotland.  Download  .
  8. Shahmirzadi D, Jourard I, Konofagou EE. (2013). "Effects of the Sac Geometry and Modulus Contrast on the Regional Pulse Wave Propagation along the aneurysmal arterial wall in silico", International Tissue Elasticity Conference, October 1-4, Lingfield, United Kingdom.  Download  (235 kb PDF).
  9. Shahmirzadi D, Jourard I, Konofagou EE. (2013). "Finite Element Fluid-Solid Interaction Simulations of Pulse Wave Propagation on Human Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm", Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, September 25-28, Seattle, Washington, WA.  Download  (196 kb PDF).
  10. Shahmirzadi D, Chen J, Hou GY, Konofagou EE. (2013). "A Viscoelastic Property Study in Canine Liver Before and After HIFU Ablation In Vitro", 35th Annual International Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, July 3-7, Osaka, Japan.  Download  (459 kb PDF).
  11. Shahmirzadi D, Hou GY, Konofagou EE. (2013). "Potential Strong-HIFU-Ablation-Induced Tissue Damage as Measured by Viscoelastic Characterization of Canine Liver Tissue Post-Ablation", Annual Convention on American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, April 6-10, New York, NY.  Download  (258 kb PDF).
  12. Shahmirzadi D, Hou GY, Konofagou EE. (2012). "Viscoelastic Mechanical Properties of the Canine Liver Before and After Focused Ultrasound-Induced Thermal Ablation in vitro", Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, October 24-27, Atlanta, GA.  Download  (174 kb PDF).
  13. Shahmirzadi D, Li RX, Qaqish WW, Konofagou EE. (2012). "Arterial Wall Stiffness Variations Along the Canine Aorta using Pulse Wave Imaging with Validation in vitro", Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, October 24-27, Atlanta, GA..  Download  (410 kb PDF).
  14. Hou GY, Shahmirzadi D, Marquet F, Konofagou EE. (2012). "Multi-parametric monitoring of viscoelastic property changes during HIFU ablation of canine liver ex vivo using HMIFU with preliminary validation", IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, October 7-10, Dresden, Germany.
  15. Li RX, Qaqish WW, Shahmirzadi D, Konofagou EE. (2012). "Performance Assessment and Optimization of Pulse Wave Imaging for Pulse Wave Analysis in Ex Vivo Canine Aortas and In Vivo Normal Human Aortas", International Tissue Elasticity Conference, October 2-5, Deauville, France.
  16. Hou GY, Shahmirzadi D, Marquet F, Konofagou EE. (2012). "Multi-parametric monitoring of viscoelastic property changes during HIFU treatment using HMIFU ex vivo", International Tissue Elasticity Conference, October 2-5, Deauville, France.
  17. Shahmirzadi D, Konofagou EE. (2012). "Effects of the Wall Inclusion Size and Modulus Contrast on the Regional Pulse Wave Propagation along the Arterial Wall In Silico", International Tissue Elasticity Conference, October 2-5, Deauville, France..  Download  (111 kb PDF).
  18. Shahmirzadi D, Hou GY, Konofagou EE. (2012). "Viscoelasticity Parameters of HIFU Ablated Canine Liver Tissues Ex Vivo", International Tissue Elasticity Conference, October 2-5, Deauville, France..  Download  (179 kb PDF).
  19. Li RX, Qaqish WW, Shahmirzadi D, Konofagou EE. (2012). "Performance assessment and optimization of Pulse Wave Imaging (PWI) and its applications for pulse wave analysis in ex vivo canine aortas and in vivo normal human arteries", 34th Annual International Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 28-September 1, San Diego, CA. .  Download  (1074 kb PDF).
  20. Shahmirzadi D, Li RX, Luo J, Konofagou EE. (2011). "Simulated Pulse Wave Imaging for Local Stiffness Estimation of Patient-Specific Aorta", International Tissue Elasticity Conference, October 12-15, Arlington, TX..  Download  (128 kb PDF).
  21. Shahmirzadi D, Li RX, Konofagou EE. (2011). "Aortic Stiffness Estimation via Pulse Wave Imaging in Patient-Specific Simulated and Silicone Phantom", Biomedical Eng. Society Annual Meeting, October 12-15, Hartford, CT..  Download  (125 kb PDF).
  22. Li RX, Luo J, Balaram SK, Chaudhry FA, Lantis JC, Shahmirzadi D, Konofagou EE. (2011). "In-vivo Application of Pulse Wave Imaging for Arterial Stiffness Measurement under Normal and Pathological Conditions", 33rd Annual Int. Conference of IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, August 30-September 3, Boston, MA..  Download  (1104 kb PDF).
  23. Shahmirzadi D, Hsieh AH. (2010). "In Vitro Mechanical Testing of Hydration-Controlled Arterial Tissue", Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, October 6-9, Austin, TX..  Download  (37 kb PDF).
  24. Shahmirzadi D, Hsieh AH. (2010). "Tissue- and Microstructural-level Deformation of Aortic Tissue under Viscoelastic/Viscoplastic Loading", Society of Experimental Mechanics Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, June 7-10, Indianapolis, IN..  Download  (2311 kb PDF).
  25. Shahmirzadi D, Hsieh AH. (2009). "Controlling Vascular Tissue Hydration during In-Vitro Procedures", Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, October 7-10, Pittsburgh, PA..  Download  (38 kb PDF).
  26. Shahmirzadi D, Hsieh AH. (2009). "Microstructural Deformations of Arterial Tissue under Stress Relaxation and Deformation Recovery", Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, October 7-10, Pittsburgh, PA..  Download  (39 kb PDF).
  27. Shahmirzadi D, Hsieh AH. (2009). "Characterizing Deformation-Induced Changes in Aortic Microstructure Using Image Processing Techniques", Society of Experimental Mechanics Fall Symposium and Workshop on Advanced Image-Based Measurement Methods, October 5-7, Columbia, SC..  Download  (20 kb PDF).
  28. Shahmirzadi D, Hsieh AH. (2008). "Quantifying Microscale Solid Area via Macroscale Measurements of Soft Tissues: Application to Elastin Fibers in Arterial Tissue", 5th International Congress of Nano-Bio Clean Tech, October 27-30, San Francisco, CA..  Download  (717 kb PDF).
  29. Shahmirzadi D, Hsieh AH, Haslach HW. (2008). "Effects of Arterial Tissue Storage and Burst Failure on Residual Stress Relaxation", 34th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference, April 4-6, Providence, RI..  Download  (118 kb PDF).
  30. Shahmirzadi D, Langari R. (2005). "Stability of Amygdala Learning System Using Cell-To-Cell Mapping Algorithm", IASTED International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Control, October 31-Nov 2, Cambridge, MA..  Download  (959 kb PDF).
  31. Shahmirzadi D, Langari R, Ricalde LJ, Sanchez EN. (2005). "Performance Evaluation of a Biomorphic Control Approach for Tractor-Semitrailers", 62nd IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, September 25-28, Dallas, TX..  Download  (287 kb PDF).
  32. Shahmirzadi D, Langari R. (2005). "Computational Modeling of Limbic System for Control Applications", 3rd International Conference on Computing, Communications and Control Technologies, July 24-27, Austin, TX..  Download  (285 kb PDF).
  33. Sanchez EN, Ricalde LJ, Langari R, Shahmirzadi D. (2004). "Rollover Prediction and Control in Heavy Vehicles via Recurrent Neural Networks", 43rd IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, December 14-17, Paradise Island, Bahamas..  Download  (334 kb PDF).
  34. Sanchez EN, Ricalde LJ, Langari R, Shahmirzadi D. (2004). "Recurrent Neural Control for Rollover Prevention on Heavy Vehicles", IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, July 25-29, Budapest, Hungary..  Download  (182 kb PDF).
  35. Lucas C, Langari R, Shahmirzadi D. (2004). "Stabilization of a Control System with Sensor Time Delays Using Brain Emotional Learning", World Automation Conference, June 28-July 1, Seville, Spain..  Download  (282 kb PDF).
  36. Zandesh G, Moghani J, Lucas C, Shahmirzadi D, Araabi BN, Namaki O, Kord H. (2003). "Speed Control of a Switched Reluctance Motor Using BELBIC", 2nd WSEAS International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Engineering and Data Bases, August 11-13, Mykonos Island, Greece.
  37. Gholipour A, Lucas C, Shahmirzadi D. (2003). "Predicting Geometric Activity Index By Brain Emotional Learning", 2nd WSEAS International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Knowledge Engineering and Data Bases, August 11-13, Mykonos Island, Greece.
  38. Shahmirzadi D, Lucas C, Langari R. (2003). "Intelligent Signal Fusion Algorithm Using BEL- Brain Emotional Learning", 7th Joint Conference on Information Sciences, Symposium on Brain-Like Computer Architecture, September 26-30, Cary, NC.
  39. Gholipour A, Lucas C, Shahmirzadi D. (2003). "Kp Warning: Predicting Geometric Disturbances by Emotional Learning", 5th Irano-Armenian Workshop on Intelligent Information Technologies in Data Analysis and Control, June 28-July 5, Nor-Amberd, Armenia.
  40. Lucas C, Fatehi A, Shahmirzadi D, Takami MM. (2003). "Implementation of A Genetically Optimized Interpolative Fuzzy Inference Engine in Controlling A Ball-Plate Laboratory Setup", 19th ASME Biennial Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, September 2-6, Chicago, IL..  Download  (520 kb PDF).
  41. Abdi J, Rashidi F, Lucas C, Khaki-Sedigh A, Shahmirzadi D. (2003). "Intelligent Control Based on Brain Emotional Learning Algorithm with Temporal Difference Learning and Context Study", 4th International Conference on Intelligent Data Mining and Automated Learning, March 21-23, Hong Kong, China.
  42. Shahmirzadi D, Lucas C, Bahrami MN, Ghafoorifard H. (2003). "A Computational Approach to Acoustic Noise in Switch Reluctance Drives", 3rd International Conference on Mathematical & Computational Applications, Sept 4-6, Konya, Turkey.
  43. Shahmirzadi D, Lucas C, Farshad M, Pedrami R. (2002). "Training Neural Network for Modeling the Acoustic Behavior of Switch Reluctance Motor", Neuroscience Events International Conference: 4th Irano-Armenian Workshop on Neural Networks, May 20-22, Tehran, Iran.
  44. Shahmirzadi D. (2002). "Proposing A Genetic Algorithm for Solving the Map-Coloring Problem", 4th Student Conference on Intelligent Systems, March 5-7, Tehran, Iran.
Book Chapters
  1. Shahmirzadi D, Bakhaty A, Mofrad MRK. (2014). "On the Cell-Matrix Mechanobiology of the Valvular Interstitial Cells: Considerations for Valve Multiscale Modeling", Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine, in press.
  2. Weinberg EJ, Shahmirzadi D, Mofrad MRK. (2010). "On the Multiscale Modeling of Heart Valve in Health and Disease", Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 9 (4), 373-387.  Download  (1240 kb PDF).
  3. Ricalde LJ, Sanchez EN, Langari R, Shahmirzadi D. (2008). "Rollover Control in Heavy Vehicles via Recurrent High Order Neural Networks", In X Hu and P Balasubramaniam, editor, Recurrent Neural Networks, In-Tech Publisher, 151-168.  Download  (337 kb PDF).
Generic
  1. Shahmirzadi D. (2013). "Characterization of Cardiovascular and Soft Tissue Biomechanics at Multiple Length Scales: Toward Multiscale Diagnosis", Center for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences August 12, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  2. Shahmirzadi D. (2013). "Cardiovascular and Soft Tissue Multiscale Biomechanics and Diagnosis", Mechanical Engineering Department Lecture Series April 17, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ.
  3. Shahmirzadi D. (2008). "Cardiovascular Tissue Biomechanics: Experimentation and Modeling", Mechanical Engineering Graduate Seminar Series July 25, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
Presentation/Meeting
  1. Lin K, Li H, Inga I, Shahmirzadi D. (2014). "Computational Framework for Studying Cardiovascular Biomechanics in Pathologies", Faculty Poster Session Innovation Expo, April 30, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ.  Download  (2024 kb PDF).
  2. Thakore J, Goodwin W, McMahon J, NGoan A, Shahmirzadi D. (2014). "Multifaceted, Neurological-based, Adaptive Toy to Enhance Learning and Therapy in Autistic Children", KAUST Winter Enrichment Program January 18-24, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudia Arabia.  Download  (357 kb PDF).
  3. Shahmirzadi D, Li RX, Luo J, Konofagou EE. (2011). "Theoretical and Experimental Assessment of Aortic Stiffness using Pulse Wave Imaging", IPRPI Workshop on Biomechanical Imaging April 27-28, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.  Download  (1085 kb PDF).
  4. Shahmirzadi D, Tang YQ, Haslach HW, Hsieh AH. (2007). "Role of Elastin Fibers in Deformation of the Arterial Tissue During Mechanical Relaxation", Bioscience Research & Tech Review Day Nov. 13, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
  5. Shahmirzadi D, Langari R. (2005). "Emotional Decision Making and Its Application in Control Engineering", Student Research Week Symposium March 28-April 1, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
  6. Sharifi R, Shahmirzadi D, Langari R, Gutierrez-Osuna R. (2004). "Combinatorial Utilization of Artificial Neural Network and PCA Dimension Reduction Technique to Data Fault Detection and Correction", 2nd Annual TAMUS Pathways Research Symposium October 15-16, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX.
Courses
  • ME 358 Machine Dynamics and Mechanisms
  • ME 423 Engineering Design VII
  • ME 424 Engineering Design VIII
  • ME 483 Control Systems
  • ME 526 Biofluid Mechanics