Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS (“*” students under my direct supervision)

  1. Zamen*, S. Hespeler*, D. Jauregui, and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Bridge rating classification based on GBDT using combined national bridge inventory and οversized/οverweight vehicles permit datasets”, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, under review.
  2. Das, M. Rudraboina, N. Masurkar, F. Alvidrez*, E. Dehghan-Niri, and H. Marvi, “Lizard Inspired Tube Inspection Robot”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, under review.
  3. C. Hespeler*, E. Dehghan-Niri, M. Juhasz, K. Lou, and H. S. Halliday, “Deep Learning for In-situ Layer Quality Monitoring during Directed Energy Deposition DED Additive Manufacturing Process”, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, under review.
  4. S.* Zamen, E. Dehghan-Niri, Mahdi Ilami, Vijay Anand Senthilkumar, and Hamidreza Marvi, “Recurrence analysis of friction-based dry-couplant ultrasonic Lamb waves in plate-like structures”, Ultrasonics,  Vol. 120, March 2022, 106635.
  5. S. Zamen*, E. Dehghan-Niri, H. Al-Beer*, J. Lindahl, and A. A. Hassen, “Characterization of Nonlinear Ultrasonic Wave Behavior while Interacting with Poor Interlayer Bonds in Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing”, NDT & E International, Vol. 127, April 2022, 102602.
  6. M. Ghyabi*, H. Nemati*, and, E. Dehghan-NiriA simplified framework for prediction of sensor network coverage in real-time structural health monitoring of plate-like structures”, Structural Health Monitoring: International Journal, July 19, 2021
  7. A. Rowan*, F. G. Ghebreyesus*, S. Zamen*, L. J. Willis , H. S. Halliday, and E. Dehghan-Niri “X-Ray Computed Tomography Analysis of Magnetically Oriented Short Steel Fibers and their Effect on Uniaxial Tensile Strength”, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering,  Vol. 34 Issue 2 – February 2022.
  8. S. Hespeler, H. Nemati*, and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Non-destructive Thermal Imaging for Object Detection Via Advanced Deep Learning for Robotic Inspection and Harvesting of Chili Peppers”, Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture, Vol. 5, 2021, Pages 102-117
  9. H. Nematia*, F. Alvidrez*, A. Das, N. Masurkar, M. Rudraboina, H. Marvi, and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Integrating electromagnetic acoustic transducers in a modular robotic gripper for inspecting tubular components” Materials Evaluation, 2021, in press
  10. H. Nemati* and E. Dehghan-Niri The acoustic near-field measurement of aye-ayes’ biological auditory system utilizing a biomimetic robotic tap-scanning”, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol. 15, No. 5,  2020, 056003.
  11. E. Dehghan-Niri, D. Cortes, S. Zamen*, F. Alvidrez*, and D. Jauregui, “Simplified Comparison of Oversize and Overweight (OS/OW) Vehicles Permit Fee Structure in the US Western States”, Transportation Research Report, June 2020.
  12. Zamen*, and E. Dehghan-Niri “Fractal Analysis of Nonlinear Ultrasonic Waves in Phase Space Domain as a Quantitative Method for Damage Assessment of Concrete Structures”, Journal: NDT & E International, Vol. 111, April 2020, 102235.
  13. Zamen* and E. Dehghan-Niri “Observation and diagnosis of chaos in nonlinear acoustic waves using phase-space domain”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 463, 22 Dec. 2019, 114959.
  14. E. Dehghan-Niri and H. Al-Beer*, ” Phase-space topography characterization of nonlinear ultrasound waveforms“, Ultrasonics, Vol. 84, pp. 446-458, 2018.
  15. E. Dehghan-Niri, S. Salamone, “Quantitative Corrosion Imaging of Pipelines using Multi-Helical Guided Ultrasonic Waves”, Structural Monitoring and Maintenance, An international Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 215-232, 2016.
  16. E. Dehghan-Niri, T. Singh, “Unscented Transformation based Estimation of Parameters of Nonlinear Models using Heteroscedastic Noisy Data”, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 55 Issue C, pp. 160-171, 2016.
  17. E. Dehghan-Niri, A. Farhidzadeh, S. Salamone, “Determination of the Probability Zone for Acoustic Emission Source Location in Cylindrical Shell Structures”, Mechanical System and Signal Processing, Vol. 60-61, Issue 3, pp. 971-985, 2015.
  18. E. Dehghan-Niri, S. Salamone, “A Multi-helical ultrasonic imaging approach for the structural health monitoring of cylindrical structures”, Structural Health Monitoring: International Journal, vol. 14 no. 1, pp. 73-85, 2015.
  19. E. Dehghan-Niri, A. Farhidzadeh, S. Salamone, “Nonlinear Kalman Filtering for Acoustic Emission Source Localization in Anisotropic Panels”,Ultrasonics, Vol. 54, pp.  486-501, 2014.
  20. Farhidzadeh, E. Dehghan-Niri, Zilan Zhong, S. Salamone, Amjad Aref, Andre Filiatrault “Post-Earthquake Evaluation of Pipelines Rehabilitated with Cured in Place Lining Technology using Acoustic Emission”, Journal of Construction and Buildings, Vol. 54, pp 326–338, 2014.
  21. Farhidzadeh, E. Dehghan-Niri, A. Moustafa, S. Salamone, A. Whittaker , “Damage assessment of reinforced concrete structures using fractal dimension analysis of the visual crack patterns”, Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 53, pp. 1607-1619, 2013.
  22. E. Dehghan-Niri, A. Farhidzadeh, S. Salamone, “Adaptive Multisensor Fusion Algorithm for Acoustic Emission AE Source Localization in Noisy Environment”, Structural Health Monitoring: International Journal, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 59-77, 2013.
  23. Moustafa, E. Dehghan-Niri, A. Farhidzadeh, S. Salamone, “Corrosion monitoring of post tensioned concrete structures using fractal analysis of Guided Ultrasonic Waves”, Structural Control and Health Monitoring, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 438–448, 2014.
  24. Farhidzadeh, E. Dehghan-Niri, S. Salamone, B. Luna, A. Whittaker, “Monitoring Crack Propagation in Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls by Acoustic Emission”, ASCE Structural Engineering, Vol. 139, Issue 12, 2013.
  25. Rezaei, E. Dehghan-Niri, G. F. Dargush, S. Weber, “Ground source heat pump performance optimization with non-homogeneous soil profile”, Energy and Buildings, Vol. 61, pp. 39-50, 2013.
  26. E. Dehghan-Niri, S. Salamone, “A Probabilistic Framework for Acoustic Emission (AE) Source Localization in Plate-Like Structures”, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 21, Issue 3, 035009, 2012.
  27. E. Dehghan-Niri, S. Salamone, “A Passively Tunable Mechanism for a Dual Bimorph Energy Harvester with Variable Tip Stiffness and Axial Load”, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 21, Issue 12, 125025, 2012.
  28. E. Dehghan-Niri, S. Mehdi Zahrai, Amir F.Rod, “Numerical Studies of the Conventional Impact Damper with Optimality and Uncertainty Considerations”, Scientia Iranica™, International Journal of Scienceand Technology, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 166-178,  2012.
  29. Mohtat, E. Dehghan-Niri, “Generalized framework for robust optimal design of TMD systems”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 330, Issue 5, pp. 902-922, 2011.
  30. E. Dehghan-Niri, S.M. Zahrai, A. Mohtat, “Effectiveness-robustness objectives in MTMD system design: An evolutionary optimal design methodology”, Structural Control and Health Monitoring, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 218-236, 2010.
  31. Mohtat, A. Yousefi-Koma, E. Dehghan-Niri, “Active Vibration Control of Seismically Excited Structures by ATMDs: Stability and Performance Robustness Perspective”,International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics (IJSSD), Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp. 501-527, 2010.

PATENTS  

  1. E. Dehghan-Niri, B. Weldon, and R. Foudazi, “Electromagnetic based multi-directional alignment method and apparatus for fibers in composite materials”, US patent pending, 2019.
  2. H. Marvi, E. Dehghan-Niri, and M. Ilami, “Systems and methods for a Lizard-Inspired Tube Inspector (LTI) robot”, US patent pending, 2019.
  3. H. Marvi, E. Dehghan-Niri, and M. Ilami, “Adaptive Configurable Sensing Network (ACSN)” US patent pending, 2019.
  4. E. Dehghan-Niri, C. W. Rose, A. Riahi, E. M. Shain “Methods of non-destructive testing and ultrasonic inspection of composite materials”, US2017/0199160 A1, 2017.
  5. E. Dehghan-Niri, R.V. Falsetti, C. W. Rose “Distributed Circle Method for Guided Wave Based Corrosion Detection in Plate-like Structures”, US 2017/0191966 A1, 2017.
  6. E. Dehghan-Niri, C. W. Rose, A. B. Witney “Monitoring Systems and Methods for Electrical Machines”, US 2017/0168024 A1, 2017.
  7. Dehghan-Niri, J. M. Breznak, G. Murphy, “Distributed Sensor Network for Nondestructively Monitoring and Inspecting Insulated Electrical Machine Components”, General Electric, US 20170370857 A1, Dec. 2017.
  8. Dehghan-Niri, T. J. Batzinger, G. L. Hovis, K. Luo, C. J. Lochner “System and Methods for Evaluating Component Strain”, General Electric, US15/367419, US 9879981, 2018.
  9. Dehghan-Niri, “Method and System for X-Ray Backscatter Inspection of Additive Manufactured Parts”, General Electric, US15/344,677, EP 3 323 617 A1.
  10. Dehghan-Niri, and S.C.Kottilingam, “Method and System for In-Process Monitoring and Quality Control of Additive Manufactured Part (Sound based)”, General Electric, US15/290,078, 2018.
  11. Dehghan-Niri, C. J. Lochner, and K. Luo, “Method and System for Topographical Based Inspection and Process Control for Additive Manufactured Parts”, General Electric, US15/290,067, EP 3 308 945 A1, 2018.
  12. Dehghan-Niri, W. F. Ranson, E. E. McCONNELL, and J. M. Breznak “Embedded Strain Sensor Network”, General Electric, US15/229,199, 2018.
  13. Dehghan-Niri, C. W. Rose, and E. E. McCONNELL, “Method and System for Inspection of Additive Manufactured Parts (Electromagnetic based)”, General Electric, US15/230,579, EP 3 282 252 A1.
  14. C.Kottilingam, C. Going and E.Dehghan-Niri, “Method and System for Thermographic Inspection of Additive Manufactured Parts (Thermal based)”, General Electric, US15/313,865, EP 3 312 009 A1.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS and PRESENTATIONS (“*” students under my direct supervision)

  1. J. Kang and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Aye-aye’s middle finger kinematic modeling during tap-scanning”, SPIE, Smart Structures/NDE, 300 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA, 2022.
  2. H. Nemati and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Pioneering a biomimetic approach for the acoustic near-field measurement of aye-aye biological auditory system”, SPIE, Smart Structures/NDE, 300 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach, CA, 2022.
  3. H. Nemati*, F. Alvidrez*, A. Das, N. Masurkar, M. Rudraboina, H. Marvi and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Toward Automated Ultrasonic Inspection of Pipelines and Tubular Components” ASNT Research Symposium, Virtual, March 2021
  4. S. Zamen*, M. Ilami, V. Senthilkumar, H. Marvi, and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Experimental Evaluation of Friction Effects on Lamb Waves Generation”, ASNT Annual Conference, Virtual, Nov. 2020.
  5. H. Nemati*, M. Ilami, J. Bhadra, H. Marvi, and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Evaluation of curvature effects on the performance of an integrated robotic gripper equipped with electromagnetic acoustic transducers”, ASNT Annual Conference, Virtual, Nov. 2020.
  6. Ghyabi* and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Structural health monitoring of metallic plate-like structures for partial crack detection”, ASNT 28th Research Symposium, Hyatt Regency Orange County Garden Grove, CA, April 1-4, 2019.
  7. Zamen* and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Interlayer Adhesion Characterization of Polymer Based Additive Manufactured (AM) Components Using Nonlinear Ultrasound in Phase-Space Domain”, ASNT 28th Research Symposium, Hyatt Regency Orange County Garden Grove, CA, April 1-4, 2019.
  8. Ghyabi* and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Comparison of Coverage Areas of Two Different Sensor Network Arrangements for Structural Health Monitoring of Plate-Like Structures”, SPIE Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation, Denver, CO, 3-7 March, 2019.
  9. Zamen* and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Analyzing nonlinear behavior of ultrasound wave in phase-space domain”, SPIE Smart Structures + Nondestructive Evaluation, Denver, CO, 3-7 March, 2019.
  10. S. Zamen*, A. Alvarez, B. Weldon, and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Electromagnetic alignment of feromagnetic fibers in fresh concrete mortar: 3D printing prospective”, ACI Convention, Rio All-Suites Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, 2018.
  11. M. Ghyabi*, Rigo Salazar*, and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Total Focusing Method Development for Lamb Wave based Structural Health Monitoring”, ASNT 27th Research Symposium, DoubleTree by Hilton Universal Orlando, Orlando, FL, March 26-29, 2018.
  12. E. Dehghan-Niri, “Quantitative Phase-Space Nonlinear Ultrasound (PSNU)”, ASNT 27th Research Symposium, DoubleTree by Hilton Universal Orlando, Orlando, FL, March 26-29, 2018.
  13. H. Al-Beer*, A. A. Hassen, J. Lindahl, and E. Dehghan-Niri, “Characterization of Inter-layer Adhesion in Polymer Based Additive Manufactured (AM) Components Using Nonlinear Ultrasound”, ASNT Annual Conference, Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center Nashville, TN, 30 October – 2 November 2017.
  14. E. Dehghan-Niri, A. Farhidzadeh, and S. Salamone, “Multi-mode (passive-active) Real Time Corrosion and Leak Monitoring of Cylindrical Structures”, The 23rd ASNT Annual Research Symposium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 24-27, 2013.
  15. E. Dehghan-Niri, A. Farhidzadeh, and S. Salamone, “Acoustic Emission Source Localization in Anisotropic Structures Through Nonlinear Kalman Filtering Estimation”, The 9th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring IWSHM, Stanford University, Sep. 10-12, 2013.
  16. E. Dehghan-Niri, A. Farhidzadeh, S. Salamone, Z. Zhong, A. Aref , and A. Fliatrault, “Post-Earthquake Assessment of Rehabilitated Pipelines Using Guided Ultrasonic Waves (GUWs)”, The 22nd ASNT Annual Research Symposium, the Peabody Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, March 18-21, 2013.
  17. Farhidzadeh, E. Dehghan-Niri, A. Mustafa, and S. Salamone, “Introducing Vision-Based Damage Index for Quantification of Cracks Pattern in Concrete Structures”, The 22nd ASNT Annual Research Symposium, the Peabody Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, March 18-21, 2013.
  18. E. Dehghan-Niri, A. Farhidzadeh, and S.Salamone, “Adaptive Unscented Kalman Filter (UKF) for Acoustic Emission Source Localization in Plate-like Structures”, SPIE, Smart Structures/NDE, San Diego, CA, 11-15 Mar. 2013.
  19. Farhidzadeh, E. Dehghan-Niri, and S. Salamone, “Gaussian Mixture Modeling of Acoustic Emissions for Structural Health Monitoring of Reinforced Concrete Structures” , SPIE, Smart Structures/NDE, San Diego, CA, 11-15 Mar. 2013.
  20. Farhidzadeh, S. Salamone, and E. Dehghan-Niri, B. Luna, A. Whittaker, “Damage assessment of reinforced concrete shear wall using Acoustic Emission (AE) ”, ASNT NDE/NDT for Highways and Bridges: Structural Materials Technology (SMT), New York LaGuardia Airport Marriott, NY, 21-24 Aug. 2012.
  21. Rezaei, E. Dehghan-Niri, G. Dargush, and S. Weber, “A new control strategy to improve the ground source heat pump’s efficiency with recycled products”, ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Houston, TX, 9-15 Nov. 2012.
  22. E. Dehghan-Niri and S.Salamone, “Probabilistic approach to Acoustic Emission (AE) source location and wave velocity estimation in isotropic plate like structures”, ASNT Spring Symposium and Research Conference, Dallas, TX, 19-23 Mar. 2012.
  23. E. Dehghan-Niri, S.Salamone, and P. Singla, “AE source localization using Extended Kalman Filter in the Presence of Time of Flight (TOF) and Velocity uncertainty”, SPIE, Smart Structures/NDE, San Diego, CA, 11-15 Mar. 2012.
  24. E. Dehghan-Niri, S. Mehdi Zahrai, and Amir F.Rod, “The new approach to design of Impact Damper (ID) Vs. harmonic load and comparison of optimum ID with optimum Tuned Mass Damper (TMD)”, International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics ICEDyn 2009 ,Ericeira, Portugal, 22 to 24 of Jun. 2009.
  25. E. Dehghan-Niri, A. Mohtat, and S.M. Zahrai, “Effectiveness-robustness compromise for optimum design of MTMD systems through multi objective GA optimization”, 7th European Conference on Structural Dynamics (EURODYN 2008), Southampton, UK, Paper E277, 2008.
  26. M. Zahrai, E. Dehghan-Niri, and A. Mohtat, “Design methodology for MTMD performance optimization using a new criterion for robustness”, ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Rethymno (COMPDYN2007), Crete, Greece, Paper No. 1462, 2007.