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Aref Samadi-Dooki, FE (MI)

PhD Candidate

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Patrick F. Taylor Hall, Room 3104
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Email: asamad3@lsu.edu

Educational Background

  • PhD Candidate (Civil and Environmental Engineering, Minor in Mechanical Engineering), Since Sept. 2013, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
  • MSc Equivalent Certificate (Material Science and Engineering), Aug. 2017, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
  • MSc (Structural Engineering), Jan. 2012, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. Graduated with First Degree Honors.
  • BSc (Civil Engineering), May 2009, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

Research Interests

  • Biomechanics of the Brain Tissue
  • Plasticity of Amorphous and Semicrystalline Polymers
  • Mechanics and Kinetics of Cell Adhesion and Motility
  • Orthopedic Biomechanics
  • Multiscale Modeling of Materials
  • Micromechanics of Defects in Solids

Memberships

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Biophysical Society

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Voyiadjis, G.Z., Samadi-Dooki, A., & Malekmotiei, L., (2017). “Nanoindentation of High Performance Semicrystalline Polymers: A Case Study on PEEK.” Polymer Testing 61, 57-64.
  2. Samadi-Dooki, A., Voyiadjis, G.Z., & Stout, R.W., under review.
  3. Malekmotiei, L., Voyiadjis, G.Z., Samadi-Dooki, A., Lu, F., & Zhou, J., accepted. “Effect of Annealing Temperature on Free Volume to study the Shear Transformation Mediated Plasticity of Polymers.” Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics
  4. Samadi-Dooki, A., Voyiadjis, G.Z., & Stout, R.W., (2017). “An Indirect Indentation Method for Evaluating the Linear Viscoelastic Properties of the Brain Tissue.” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 139(6), 061007.
  5. Voyiadjis, G.Z. & Samadi-Dooki, A., (2016). “Constitutive Modeling of Large Inelastic Deformation of Amorphous Polymers: Free Volume and Shear Transformation Zone Dynamics.” Journal of Applied Physics 119, 225104.
  6. Samadi-Dooki, A., Malekmotiei, L., & Voyiadjis, G.Z., (2016). “Characterizing Shear Transformation Zones in Polycarbonate Using Nanoindentation.” Polymer 82, 238–245.
  7. Malekmotiei, L., Samadi-Dooki, A., & Voyiadjis, G.Z., (2015). “Nanoindentation Study of Yielding and Plasticity of Poly (methyl methacrylate).” Macromolecules 48(15), 5348-5357.
  8. Samadi-Dooki, A., Shodja, H.M., & Malekmotiei, L., (2015). “The effect of the physical properties of the substrate on the kinetics of cell adhesion and crawling studied by an axisymmetric diffusion-energy balance coupled model.” Soft Matter 11(18), 3693-3705.
  9. Malekmotiei, L., Farahmand, F., Shodja, H.M., & Samadi-Dooki, A., (2013). “An analytical approach to study the intraoperative fractures of femoral shaft during total hip arthroplasty.” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 135(4), 041004.

Book Chapters

  1. George Z. Voyiadjis, Leila Malekmotiei, and Aref Samadi-Dooki, “Shear Transformation Zones in Amorphous Polymers: Geometrical and Micromechanical Properties,” in Handbook of Nonlocal Continuum Mechanics for Materials and Structures, edited by: George Z. Voyiadjis, Springer, in press.
  2. George Z. Voyiadjis, Leila Malekmotiei, and Aref Samadi-Dooki, “Continuous Stiffness Measurement Nanoindentation Experiments on Polymeric Glasses: Strain Rate Alteration,” in Handbook of Nonlocal Continuum Mechanics for Materials and Structures, edited by: George Z. Voyiadjis, Springer, in press.
  3. George Z. Voyiadjis and Aref Samadi-Dooki, “Nanostructural Response to Plastic Deformation in Glassy Polymers,” in Handbook of Nonlocal Continuum Mechanics for Materials and Structures, edited by: George Z. Voyiadjis, Springer, in press.

Conference Presentations and Posters

  1. Aref Samadi-Dooki & George Z. Voyiadjis “Viscoelastic Characterization of the Brain Tissue Using Monotonic and Cyclic Indirect Indentation,” 6th Annual Graduate Student Research Conference, Civil end Environmental Engineering Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Mar. 2017.
  2. Aref Samadi-Dooki, George Z. Voyiadjis, & Rhett Stout, “On the Viscoelastic Properties of the Brain Tissue with Indentation Technique,” Biophysical Society 61st Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 2017.
  3. Aref Samadi-Dooki & George Z. Voyiadjis, “Constitutive Modeling of the Post-Yield Behavior of Amorphous Polymers Based on the Shear Transformation Theory,” 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Phoenix, Arizona, Nov. 2016.
  4. Aref Samadi-Dooki, George Z. Voyiadjis, & Rhett Stout, “Evaluation of the Mechanical Properties of the Brain Tissue Using Indentation Technique,” 2016 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Oct. 2016.
  5. Aref Samadi-Dooki & George Z. Voyiadjis, “Constitutive Modeling of the Post-Yield Behavior of Amorphous Polymers,” 5th Annual Graduate Student Research Conference, Civil end Environmental Engineering Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Apr. 2016.
  6. Aref Samadi-Dooki, Hossein M. Shodja, & Leila Malekmotiei, “A Theoretical Modeling of Cell Adhesion and Crawling,” Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) and Advanced Biomanufacturing (ABioM) Joint Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan. 2016.

Technical Reviewer

  • Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering (Elsevier) – Certified Outstanding Reviewer
  • Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering (Elsevier) – Certified Recognized Reviewer
  • Journal of Applied Research and Technology (Elsevier) – Certified Recognized Reviewer
  • Advances in Cement Research (ICE Publishing)
  • 2016 Conference on Innovative Production and Construction, Perth, Australia

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