Faculty

Mohammad Bolhassani

Mohammad Bolhassani

Assistant Professor

Phone: 212-650-8733

Email: mbolhassani@ccny.cuny.edu

Office: SSA3M05

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Educational Credentials :

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 2017
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Drexel University, 2016
  • Ph.D., Structural Engineering, Drexel University, 2015
  • M.S., Structural Engineering, Drexel University, 2013
  • M.S., Geotechnical Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran, 2011
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran, 2009

Teaching Experience :

  • Assistant Professor, City College of New York, CUNY, 2019-present
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Bucknell University, 2018
  • Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, 2017
  • Adjunct Professor, Drexel University, 2016

Professional Experience :

  • Consultant Engineer, Alfa Engineering Inc.; 2015-2018

Licenses/Registration :

  • Professional Engineer, PE; Pennsylvania
  • ISO 9001:2000 Principles & Requirements

Selected Publications and Recent Research :

  • M. Bolhassani, M. Akbarzadeh, M. Mahnia, R. Taherian, "On Structural Behavior of the First Funicular Polyhedral Frame Designed by 3D Graphic Statics, Structures," Vol. 14. Elsevier, 2018.
  • M. Bolhassani, A. A. Hamid, A. C.W. Lau, F. L. Moon, "Simplified Micro Modeling of Partially Grouted Masonry Assemblages Using Surface-Based Cohesive Behavior," Construction and Building Materials, 83 (2015): 159-173.
  • M. Bolhassani, M. R. Samani, "Effect of Type, Size and Dosage of Nano and Micro Silica on Properties of Cement Paste and Mortar," ACI Material Journal 111 (1-6), 2014.
  • M. Bolhassani, A. A. Hamid, F. L. Moon, "Failure Analysis and Damage Detection of Concrete Masonry Walls by Enhancing Deformation Measurement Using DIC, Engineering," Structures, 134 (2017): 262-275.
  • M. Bolhassani, A. A. Hamid, C. Johnson, A. E. Schultz, "Shear Strength Expression for Partially Grouted Masonry Walls," Engineering Structures, 127 (2016): 475-494.
  • M. Bolhassani, C. Johnson, A. A. Hamid, A. Schultz, F. L. Moon, "A New Design Detail to Enhance the Seismic Performance of Ordinary Reinforced Partially Grouted Masonry Structures," Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 142.12 (2016): 04016142.
  • M. Bolhassani, A. A. Hamid, F. L. Moon, "Enhancement of In-Plane Capacity of Partially Grouted Concrete Masonry Shear Walls," Engineering Structures, 108 (2016): 59-76.
  • M. Bolhassani, A. T. Ghomi, A. Najur, M. Akbarzadeh, "Structural Behavior of a Cast-in-Place Funicular Polyhedral Concrete: Applied 3D Graphic Statics," IASS Conference, MIT, June 2018.
  • M. Bolhassani, S. Rajaram, A. A. Hamid, F. L. Moon, A. Kontsos, I. Bartoli, "Damage Detection of Concrete Masonry Structures by Enhancing Deformation Measurement Using DIC, Nondestructive Characterization and Monitoring of Advanced Materials," Aerospace, and Civil Infrastructure X, SPIE2016.
  • M. Bolhassani, A. A. Hamid, "New Design Detail for Partially Grouted Masonry Walls," 13th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Halifax, Canada, June 7, 2017.
  • M. Bolhassani, A. A. Hamid, F. L. Moon, "Effect of Axial Load on the Behavior of Doubly Reinforced Partially Grouted Reinforced Masonry Shear Walls," 12th North American Masonry Conference, Denver, Colorado, May 17 20, 2015.
  • M. Bolhassani, A. A. Hamid, F. L. Moon, "Enhancement of Seismic Performance of Partially Grouted Concrete Masonry Shear Walls," 10th US National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Anchorage, Alaska, July 21 25, 2014.
  • M. Akbarzadeh, M. Bolhassani, A. Nejur, J. R. Yost, C. Byrnes, J. Schneider, U. Knaack, C. B. Costanzi, "The Design of an Ultra-Transparent Funicular Glass Structure," Structures Congress 2019: Blast, Impact Loading, and Research and Education, American Society of Civil Engineers, Orlando, FL, 2019.

Professional Memberships :

  • American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE)
  • The Masonry Society (TMS)
  • International association for shell and spatial structures (IASS)