FARROKH KIAN, EIT
Tempe, AZ 85281, 480-***-**** email@example.com Objective
Actively seeking full-time positions as a Civil Engineer, EIT. I provide expertise in the structural analysis, seismic design, modal and non-linear analysis, retrofitting and strengthening using the state-of-the-art materials such as FRP, FRC, and UHPC material.
MASTER OF SCIENCE JAN. 2017-DEC. 2018 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, TEMPE, AZ
Major: Master of Science in Civil-Structural Engineering, GPA: 3.6/4.0
Minor: Material Engineering Industrial Engineering
Related coursework: Advanced Steel Design Design of Composites for Infrastructure Developing Software for Engineering Applications Finite Elements for Engineers Mechanical Behavior of Materials Properties of Concrete Stress Analysis. MASTER OF SCIENCE SEP. 2012-MAY 2015 UNIVERSITY OF TEHRAN
Major: Master of Science in Civil\Earthquake Engineering, GPA: 3.8/4.0
Related coursework: Advanced Concrete Design Retrofitting & rehabilitation Seismic Design of Concrete Structures Structural Dynamics Advanced Engineering Mathematics Earthquake Hazard Analysis. Core Competencies
Skilled in new structural materials (FRP, FRC, application of high-performance CFRP in structures); with a Master of Science
(MS) focused in Civil Engineering-Structural Materials from Arizona State University.
Skilled in (a) analysis and design of buildings and infrastructures according to ACI, AISC, ASCE7 and international standards such as IBC, DIN, etc., (b) structural evaluation and retrofit based on FEMA & ATC; and (c) vibration, modal and seismic analysis.
Evaluation and rehabilitation of current structures using static non-linear analysis (Pushover Method); Strengthening methods in steel and concrete structures; Analytical solutions for concrete and steel design of structures and infrastructures reinforced using FRP, FRC and UHPC sections.
Engineering Softwares: ABAQUS LS-Dyna SAP2000 ETABS SAFE SeismoSignal DEEPSOIL Mathematics & Programming: MATLAB Fortran Maple C++ JMP 3D Design & CAD TOOLS: 3DMax AutoCAD SketchUp
General: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Miscellaneous: Photoshop Adobe Premiere Motion Builder Experiences and Achievements
GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT ASU JANUARY 2017 - PRESENT
Developed new design approaches for UHPC joint-slabs in ABC Bridges using constitutive analytical approach, funded by Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) ($300,000);
Performed three and four-point bending (3PB and 4PB) tests on notched and un-notched FRC beams and round panel (RDP) tests based on ASTM C1609, EN 14651 and ASTM C1550, on Bekaert, BASF, Euclid Chemicals, ABC Polymers' Products ($100k);
Tested and analyzed the mechanical (quasi-static and dynamic) behavior of a state-of-the-art type of Nylon fabric used in NASA's aerospace missions with a full-scale FEM analysis using LS-Dyna, in a team-based research group. ENGINEER DESIGNER ESPIDANMFD APRIL 2015 – DECEMBER 2016
Investigated the effect of height on the seismic behavior of base-isolated buildings with and without SSI effects ($50,000);
Examined the effect of SSI on the seismic response of a composite (RC) bridge and 40% improvement in transverse seismic response using laterally restrained shear-keys ($60,000);
Performed assessment of the seismic behavior of a 76 m high steel stack using modal pushover analysis and nonlinear response history analysis and suggested some strengthening methods using steel jackets to improve the strength by 50%;
Analyzed the seismic performance of steel structures with plan irregularity, using SAP2000 in a team-based environment, and provided some rehabilitation approaches that improved the energy absorption by 30%, using BRB braces ($80,000). GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT UNIVERSITY OF TEHRAN SEPTEMBER 2013 – MARCH 2015
Developed an innovative method for the strengthening of beams in steel bridges using Pre-stressed FRP, in a cooperative research group, located in Switzerland, and proposed a new analytical approach based on energy methods which resulted in 40% improvement in the flexural strength of two bridge girders in Switzerland and Australia, funded by ETH (€500,000);
Seismic design of a six-story concrete building in Tehran (Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures);
Designed a thirteen-story concrete building in Mashhad (Design of Concrete Buildings course);
Evaluated and analyzed a five-story building in Tehran performing the non-linear seismic evaluation, pushover analysis, using ETABS based on FEMA (Seismic Behavior Evaluation and Rehabilitation course);
Inspected the effects of different multilayered soils upon the characteristics of seismic waves in different topographic situations (Soil Dynamics course);
Prepared the earthquake catalog for Tehran and Boushehr (Earthquake Hazard Analysis course) in a team-based group.