mohammadreza eslami


Structural Engineering



  • Ph.D. Structural Engineering, Kobe University, 2014

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Michigan State University, 2016

  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Clemson University, 2018

  • Performance-based Fire Design of Structures
  • Seismic Design of Steel and Composite Structures
  • Design of Structures and Facade Systems Subject to Blast Loading
  • Advanced Simulation for Cascading Multi-hazard Mitigation
  • Vapor Cloud Explosion Simulation
  • Blast Loads for Application to Structural Components
  • Facade and Glazing Systems under Blast Loads
  • Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Eslami, M., Mosalam, K., “Performance-based Fire Design of Bridges Subject to Wildfires” Modeling and Simulation of Wildfires, National Academics of Sciences-US National Committee for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Oct. 7, 2019 University of California Berkeley, USA,
  • Eslami, M., Agrawal, A., Jorgensen, F., and Marjanishvili, S., “Combining Effects of Air-Blast, Fragments, and Fire” Accepted for 18th International Symposium for the Interaction of Munitions with Structures, Oct. 21-25, 2019 University of Florida, USA,
  • Rezaeian, A., Eslami, M., Eskandari, M., Shafiee, M. and Mosalam, K., “Tensile strength of Grade 10.9 steel bolts at elevated temperatures” Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI 2019), Book of Abstracts Page 265, June 18-21, 2019, California Institute of Technology, CA, USA,
  • Eslami, M., Mosalam, K., Shalva, M. and Katz, B., “Expected Blast Pressure-Duration Capacity of Monolithic Thermally Tempered Glass Panes” Accepted for 3rd International Conference on Structural Safety Under Fire and Blast (CONFAB 2019), Sept. 2- 4, 2019, Brunel University London, UK
  • Rezaeian, A., Eskandari, M., Eslami, M., and Shafiee, M., “Effect of temperature on strength of Grade 10.9 steel bolts” Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI 2018), May 29-June 1, 2018, MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
  • Yahyai, M., Eslami, M., Morovat, A., and Engelhardt, M., “Fire collapse of Plasco building – The role of steel joist connections”, Proceedings of ASCE Structures Congress 2018, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
  • Soltani, M., Eslami, M., Tetreault, J., and Loreto, G., “Exploratory Review of Reinforcing Solutions for Precast Concrete 3-D Printing”, Proceedings of PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference 2018, February 20-24, 2018, Denver, USA
  • Eslami, M. and Namba, H., “Modeling of Composite Beam Connected to Box-Column in Moment Frame buildings”, Proceedings of 4th World Congress and Exhibition on Construction and Steel Structure, 16-18 October 2017, Atlanta, USA
  • Mahamid, M., Taghipour, A., McNallan, M., Eslami, M., “Structural Steel Members with Damaged Fireproofing: Analysis, Behavior and Recommendations”, Eurosteel Conference, September 13-15, 2017, Denmark
  • Yahyai, M., Kodur, V., Rezaeian, A. and Eslami, M., “Post-fire mechanical properties of high strength Grade 8.8 bolts”, Proceedings of SiF 2016: 9th International Conference on Structures in Fire, pp. 460-467,Princeton University, 8-10 June 2016, Princeton, USA,
  • Eslami, M. and Namba, H., “Improvement of Seismic Behavior of Composite Beam Connected to RHS Column with Application of Slit and Modification of Studs Layout”, Proceedings of PSSC 2013: The 10th Pacific Structural Steel Conference, pp. 861-866, 8-11 October 2013, Singapore
  • Eslami, M. and Namba, H., “Ultimate Flexural Strength of Composite Beam Connected to RHS Column”, Proceedings of Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ) Annual Meeting 2013, pp. 813-815 , Hokkaido, Japan, 29-31 August 2013
  • Fukuoka, T., Namba, H. and Eslami, M., “Plastic Rotation Capacity of Composite Beam Connected to RHS Column, Experimental Test Using Column with D/t=29” (in Japanese), Proceedings of Architectural Institute of Japan (AIJ) Annual Meeting 2013, pp. 815-817, Hokkaido, Japan, 29-31 August 2013
  • Eslami, M., Namba, H.and Rahiminia, F., “Review of Structural Safety in Design and Execution of Milad TV Tower”, Proceedings of ISSBS 2009: The 5th International Symposium on Improvement of Structural Safety for Building Structures, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, 12-13 December 2009
  • Eslami, M., Haghighi, B. and Rahiminia, F., “Experiences of Design, Fabrication and Installation of TV Towers with Concrete Shaft and Head Steel Structures”, Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Behavior of Steel Structures: STESSA 2009, pp. 79-84, Lehigh University, Philadelphia, USA,16-20 August 2009