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Engineer Civil Engineering

Long Beach, California, United States
November 04, 2018

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Amirhossein Eftekharian, Ph.D., P.E.

**** * ***, *******, **** Beach, CA 90804 • T: (213) 300 – 0795

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Multidisciplinary and highly skilled licensed engineer with hands on experience in advanced structural design and analysis SKILLS & CERTIFICATES

PE California License # 88687

Computer Skills: SAP2000, ETABS, Abaqus, Ansys, LS Dyna, ADINA, SACS, Matlab, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office WORKING EXPERIENCE

AlphaStar Corp, Long Beach, CA

Structural Engineer June 2017- Present

Held a key role in projects and provided support for Solvay, Northrop, NAVAIR, Honeywell, Toyota, and Siemens

Performed finite element damage propagation analysis for metals and composites in Abaqus, Ansys, and LS Dyna

Conducted structural durability and damage tolerance (D&DT) analysis using static and dynamic analysis

Simulated process of additive manufacturing (3D printing) for metallic and polymer parts using Abaqus and Ansys USC FCCCHR, Los Angeles, CA

Field Engineer Aug 2011- Dec 2017

Trained new student engineers and technicians in field for field test and on-site evaluation purposes

Planned field work, scheduled appointments with clients and contractors, and prepared reports and submittals

Conducted hydraulic tests, inspections, and repairs on backflow preventer assemblies in the Los Angeles area TechnipFMC, Houston, TX

Structural Engineer Intern at Genesis Oil and Gas Consultants June 2014 – Aug 2014

Evaluated performance of passive fire protection (PFP) systems in petrochemical modules with heat transfer FEA

Performed fire analysis and examined progressive collapse of fixed offshore structures using USFOS and FAHTS

Analyzed blast response of petrochemical structures and designed structural components and welds for blast loads

Performed sliding analysis for petrochemical modules under shock wave blast loads using nonlinear finite element

Investigated interaction between building foundation and soil due to explosion and designed anchoring systems TNA Consulting Engineering Co., Tehran, Iran

Structural Engineer Dec 2009 - March 2011

Designed steel and reinforced concrete residential and hospital buildings with seismic provisions using ETABS

Designed a mat foundation and excavation retaining wall for a 20 story residential building using SAFE

Analyzed and designed pile-supported wharves for berth and earthquake loads using p-y curves in SAP2000

Designed shore protection for ports, rivers, and hotels including gravity walls, sheet-piles, and concrete walls

Designed port layouts and rubble-mound sections as well as assessed stability of breakwater slopes for small ports Mahab Consulting Engineering Co., Tehran/Gotvand, Iran On site Engineering Intern July 2007 - Sep 2007

Assisted engineers and foremen on daily activities in different parts of Gotvand earth dam construction site ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA Aug 2011 – May 2018 Research and Teaching Assistant for Finite Element, Fluid Mechanics, Water Resources, and Design of Hydraulic Structures

Performed a series of projects for design and analysis of offshore and waterfront structures including soil/structure interaction, wave loads, seismic response of structures, design for berth and mooring/anchoring, sheetpile design

Trained students how to use Abaqus and Matlab for civil and mechanical engineering challenges

Developed Matlab codes for solving large 3D finite element structures under pressure and thermal loads

Ran labs, discussion classes, and office hours as well as coordinated hydraulic lab tours for students

Investigated impacts of overtopping of ocean waves on breakwater structural stability as well as foundation scour

Studied flow characteristics of vortex induced vibrations (VIVs) for transient regimes using advanced CFD tools University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran Sep 2008 - July 2011 Research Assistant

Conducted research on thermal buckling of offshore pipelines by considering soil/pipe interaction using Abaqus EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, USC, Los Angeles, CA Aug 2011 – May 2018 M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, USC, Los Angeles, CA Aug 2011 – May 2015 M.Sc. in Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran Sep 2008 - July 2011 B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran Sep 2004 - July 2008

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