Amjad J. Aref

PhD

Amjad Aref.

Amjad J. Aref

PhD

Amjad J. Aref

PhD

Research Topics

Structural engineering; earthquake engineering; applied and computational mechanics; and multiphysics problems

Education Publications Teaching Research Awards

Research Interests

Primary research areas include: structural engineering, earthquake engineering, applied and computational mechanics and multiphysics problems.

Current and Recent Projects

  • Monte Carlo solution of phonon mediated thermal transport in nanostructures and across nanoscale solid-solid interfaces
  • Wave Dispersion in Locally Reonant Metamaterials with Axisymmetric Periodicity for Attenuating Seismic waves
  • Development of functionally graded protective systems for blast loading mitigation
  • Harnessing Hierarchical instabilities metamaterials for vibration control. 
  • Development of constitutive material models for metallic and metal-metal alloys under high temperatures and pressures
  • Accelerated bridge construction (ABC) in seismic zones with utilization of prestressed segmental components.