Bio

Contact Information:

UIC Civil and Materials Engineering, 2095 Engineering Research Facility, 842 W. Taylor Street (M/C 246), Chicago, Illinois 60607-7023

Office: 3091 ERF

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2013, University of Southern California (USC); Los Angeles, California

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), 2010, Concordia University; Montreal, Canada

Master of Construction Management (M.C.M.), 2008, University of Southern California (USC); Los Angeles, California

Master of Science in Civil Engineering (M.Sc.), 2006, University of Southern California (USC); Los Angeles, California

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, 2004, Sharif University of Technology; Tehran, Iran

Design of Structures and Civil Infrastructure for Dynamic Loads and Manmade Threats

Construction Engineering and Management

Integrated Construction Project Management; Optimization methodologies for construction projects given the multitude of constraints including the project budget, schedule, risk, quality, human resources, communication, procurement and the stakeholder management

Existing or potential interdisciplinary connections that exist between the construction engineering and across other economic, social and societal sectors that are often overlooked at traditional project

Construction Project Controls and Strategic Planning and Administration of Engineering Enterprise

Critical Interrelated Civil Infrastructure Systems

Professional Engineering Education; Engineering Ethics and Organizational Behavior

 

Professional Engineer (P.E.) Registration in the US: Nevada and Wyoming

Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) Registration in Canada: British Columbia; Ontario and Quebec

Fellow – American Academy of Project Management (AAPM)

Assistant Professor – Syracuse University

Lecturer – California State University

Risk and Advisory Consultant – Major Projects Advisory, KPMG LLP (US)

Construction Project Controls Engineer and Business Management – Kiewit Infrastructure Group, Canada

Civil Structural Engineer – Bechtel Corporation (Mining and Metals), Canada

Syracuse University College of Engineering & Computer Science Dean’s Award for Excellence in Engineering Education, Syracuse, NY

University of Southern California Order of Arete Medal of Scholarship Contribution and Leadership; University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) – Southern California Chapter’s Construction Engineering Education Award

Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada (CMACN) Engineering Education Award

Award of Excellence in Engineering Education, Society of American Iranian Engineers and Architects, Los Angeles, CA

David M. Wilson Affiliates (Civil Engineering Alumni Association) Award of Academic Excellence, Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California Office of International Services Director’s Award of Commitment and Contribution, Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California Graduate Achievement and Leadership Award, Los Angeles, CA

Department of Civil Engineering Best Teaching Assistantship Award, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

At UIC

CME201 – Statics

CME494 – Construction Engineering and Management

CME594 – Construction Engineering Project Control Systems

CME494 – Construction Equipment and Methods

CME594 – Construction Regulations and Organizational Management

In Other Institutions:

Finite Element Analysis

Mechanics of Solids

Dynamics

Civil Engineering Senior Design Project

Construction Budgeting and Cost Control

Construction Engineering Design

Construction Accounting and Financial Management

Books 

  1. Finite Element Analysis Applications and Solved Problems using ABAQUS, by: Hossein Ataei, PhD, PE and Mohammadhossein Mamanghani, EIT, 1st Edition, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017 (ISBN-13: 978-1544625270; ISBN-10: 1544625278)

Journal Articles:

  1. Ataei H., Kalbasi Anaraki K., (2017), “A Proposed Structural Design Method Considering Fluid Viscous Damper Degradation”, The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, Wiley Online Library – Accepted
  2. Ataei H., (2015), “Experimental Study of Rubber Tire Aggregates Effect on Compressive & Dynamic Load-Bearing Properties of Cylindrical Concrete Specimens”, Journal of Material Cycles and Waste Management, Springer, 18(4), pp. 665 – 676 (doi: 10.1007/s10163-015-0362-2)
  3. Ataei H., (2015), “An Energy-Based Approach in Predicting Failure of the Glazing Systems Subjected to the Manmade Hazards”, Journal of Advances in Material Science and Applications, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp. 42 – 52 (doi: 10.5963/AMSA0402002)
  4. Ataei H., Taherkhani F., (2015), “Stochastic evaluation of mortgage default losses resulting from flood damages and different mortgage arrangements for post-Katrina Louisiana houses”, International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 207 – 222 (doi: 10.1108/IJHMA-09-2013-0052)
  5. Ataei H., Taherkhani F., (2015), “Analysis of Canadian Consumer Spending Patterns towards Green Products”, International Journal of Marketing Studies, Canadian Center of Science and Education, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 19 – 26
  6. Ataei H., Anderson J.C., (2014), “Computational Modeling of Failure Patterns of Glass Panels with Imperfections Subjected to Air Blast”, Advances in Material Science and Applications, Vol. 3, Issue 3, pp. 109 – 119 (doi: 10.5963/AMSA0303002)
  7. Ataei H., Anderson J.C., (2014), “Post-Failure Analysis of the Glazing Systems Subjected to Air Blast”, Journal of Civil Engineering and Science, Vol. 3, Issue 4, pp. 209 – 218

Peer-reviewed Conference Papers: 

    1. H. Ataei, K. Kalbasi Anaraki, “Seismic Evaluation of Dual Steel Frames with Brace Buckling Consideration,” Structures2018 Structural Engineering Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Fort Worth, TX, USA – Accepted
    2. H. Ataei, M. Mamaghani and E.M. Lui, “Proposed Framework for Performance-Based Seismic Design of Highway Bridges,” Structures2017 Structural Engineering Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Denver, CO, USA, pp. 240 – 253, 2017
    3. H. Ataei, M. Mamaghani and K. Kallbasi Anaraki, “Seismic Response Study of Degraded Viscous Damping Systems for Tall Buildings in China”, Structures2017 Structural Engineering Institute, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Denver, CO, USA, pp. 434 – 446, 2017
    4. H. Ataei, K. Kallbasi Anaraki and R. Ma, “Mechanical Properties of Polyethylene Terephthalate Particle-Based Concrete Pavements,” ASCE International Conference on Highway Pavements and Airfield Technology, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Philadelphia, PA, 2017
    5. H.Ataei, C. Narahari, “Quality Management for Rubber Tire Concrete Applications in Highway and Airfield Pavements Construction,” ASCE International Conference on Highway Pavements and Airfield Technology, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Philadelphia, PA, 2017
    6. H. Ataei, O. Salem, “Teaching Professional Engineering Ethics in Civil and Construction Engineering,” Proceedings of the ASEE 123rd Annual Conference & Exposition, American Society for Engineering Education, New Orleans, LA, 2016
    7. H. Ataei, O. Salem, “Construction Regulations and Organizational Management – A Case Study of a New Course Introduction to the Civil Engineering,” Proceedings of the ASEE 123rd Annual Conference & Exposition, American Society for Engineering Education, New Orleans, LA, 2016
    8. H. Ataei, “Integrative Approaches in Teaching the Engineering Senior Design Capstone Project Course”, 2016 ASEE St Lawrence Section Conference, Ithaca, NY, 2016
    9. M. Mamaghani, H. Ataei, S.K. Bhatia and E.M. Lui, Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Adobe Structures Strengthened by Synthetic Nylons, 24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM 2016), Montreal, Canada, 2016
    10. B. Yan, T. Bai, R. Aboutaha, and H. Ataei, “Finite Element Analysis into the Flexural Response of CFRP Strengthened Prestressed Concrete Girders”, 31st ASC Technical Conference and ASTM D30 Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, 2016
    11. T. Bai, B. Yan, H. Ataei, and R. Aboutaha, “Strength and Ductility of CFRP Strengthened of Highway PC Girders: An FEM Investigation”, 8th International Conference on Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2016), Hong Kong, 2016
    12. Ataei H., Niazy A.M., “Structural Buckling Analysis of Arched Structures using Finite Element Analysis”, 7th Congress on Forensic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Miami, FL, USA, pp. 824 – 834, 2015
    13. Ataei H., Mamaghani M.H., Aboutaha R.S., “Finite Element Analysis of Cable-Stayed Suspension Bridges Failure due to an Anchorage Room Fire”, 7th Congress on Forensic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Miami, FL, USA, pp. 736 – 745, 2015
    14. Yan B., Zhang H., Ataei H., Aboutaha R.S., “Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Concrete Highway Bridges with CFRP Composites”, Joint Conference of the 12th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-12) & the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structures (APFIS-2015), Nanjing, China, 2015
    15. Ataei H., Anderson J.C., “Computational Modeling of Glass Panels for Mitigating the Injuries due to Air Blast”, Proceedings of 2013 International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering (IWCCE), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Los Angeles, CA, USA, pp. 57 – 64, 2013
    16. Ataei H. “Sustainability and Effect of Rubber Tire Aggregates on Compressive & Dynamic Strength of Concrete Used for Highway & Airfield Pavement”, Proceedings of The Airfield and Highway Pavements Conference, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Los Angeles, CA, USA, pp. 64 – 75, 2013 
    17. Ataei H., Anderson J.C., “Effect of Window Sizes and Glazing Panel Aspect Ratios on Mitigating the Injuries from Flying Glass due to Air Blast”, Proceedings of “Structures2013” Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) – American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Pittsburgh, PA, USA, pp. 125 – 136, 2013 
    18. Ataei H., Anderson J.C., “Mitigating the Injuries from Flying Glass due to Air Blast”, Proceedings of the 6th Congress on Forensic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), San Francisco, CA, USA, pp. 133 – 142, 2012 
    19. Ataei H., Anderson J.C., Niazy A.M., “Resistance of Glass Panels to Air Blast”, Proceedings of PROTECT2007 International Congress, University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada, 2007
    20. Ataei H. , Khaloo A.R., “The Effect of Rubber Tire Aggregates on Compressive and Tensile Strength of Concrete Specimens”, Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Concrete Technology in Developing Countries, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2004