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Aref Samadi-Dooki, PhD, EIT (MI)

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

Email: asamad3@lsu.edu, Google ScholarResearchGate

Educational Background

  • PhD (Mechanics of Materials, Major: Civil Engineering, Minor: Mechanical Engineering), March 2018, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
  • Graduate Certificate (Material Science and Engineering), Aug. 2017, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
  • MSc (Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Major: 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

  • Solid Mechanics
  • Biomechanics
  • Nanomechanics
  • Mechanics of Soft Materials/Tissues

Memberships

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

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Voyiadjis, G.Z., Malekmotiei, L., Samadi-Dooki, A. (2018). “Indentation Size Effect in Amorphous Polymers Based on Shear Transformation Mediated Plasticity.” Polymer 137, 72-81.
  2. Voyiadjis, G.Z. and Samadi-Dooki, A. (2018). “Hyperelastic Modeling of the Human Brain Tissue: Effects of No-slip Boundary Condition and Compressibility on the Uniaxial Deformation.” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 83, 63-78.
  3. Mbarek, I. A., Boumbimba, R. M., Rusinek, A., Voyiadjis, G. Z., Gerard, P., Samadi-Dooki, A. (2018). “The dynamic behaviour of Poly (methyl methacrylate) based nano-rubbers subjected to impact and perforation: experimental investigations.” Mechanics of Materials 122, 9-25.
  4. Samadi-Dooki, A., Voyiadjis, G.Z., Stout, R.W., (2018). “A Combined Experimental, Modeling, and Computational Approach to Interpret the Viscoelastic Response of the White Matter Brain Tissue during Indentation.” Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 77, 24-33.
  5. 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.
  6. Malekmotiei, L., Voyiadjis, G.Z., Samadi-Dooki, A., Lu, F., Zhou, J., (2017). “Effect of Annealing Temperature on Free Volume to study the Shear Transformation Mediated Plasticity of Polymers.” Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 55, 1286–1297.
  7. 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.
  8. Voyiadjis, G.Z. and 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.
  9. Samadi-Dooki, A., Malekmotiei, L., Voyiadjis, G.Z., (2016). “Characterizing Shear Transformation Zones in Polycarbonate Using Nanoindentation.” Polymer 82, 238–245.
  10. Malekmotiei, L., Samadi-Dooki, A., Voyiadjis, G.Z., (2015). “Nanoindentation Study of Yielding and Plasticity of Poly (methyl methacrylate).” Macromolecules 48(15), 5348-5357.
  11. 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.
  12. 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, 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, 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 and George Z. Voyiadjis, “Hyperelastic Modeling of the Brain Tissue: Effect of Boundary Conditions and the Role of Compressibility,” Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference – EMI 2018, MIT, Boston, MA, June 2018.
  2. Aref Samadi-Dooki and George Z. Voyiadjis, “Experiment, Modeling, and Simulation of the Viscoelastic Behavior of the Brain Tissue under Indentation,” 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Tampa, Florida, Nov. 2017.
  3. Aref Samadi-Dooki and George Z. Voyiadjis,  “Using Indirect Indentation for Evaluating the Rate, Direction, and Region Dependence of the Linear Viscoelasticity of the White and Gray Matters,” 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Tampa, Florida, Nov. 2017.
  4. Aref Samadi-Dooki and George Z. Voyiadjis, “Viscoelastic Characterization of the White Matter Brain Tissue via Indentation: An Experimental and Theoretical Study,” 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, Oct. 2017.
  5. Aref Samadi-Dooki and 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.
  6. Aref Samadi-Dooki, George Z. Voyiadjis, Rhett W. Stout, “On the Viscoelastic Properties of the Brain Tissue with Indentation Technique,” Biophysical Society 61st Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, Feb. 2017.
  7. Aref Samadi-Dooki and 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.
  8. Aref Samadi-Dooki, George Z. Voyiadjis, Rhett W. Stout, “Evaluation of the Mechanical Properties of the Brain Tissue Using Indentation Technique,” 2016 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Oct. 2016.
  9. Aref Samadi-Dooki and 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.
  10. 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.

Invited Talks

  1. Aref Samadi-Dooki , “Amorphous Plasticity and Shear Transformations in Polymers,” Department of Chemistry, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisianan, Feb. 2018.

Technical Reviewer

  • Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials (Elsevier)
  • 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
  • Journal of Computational & Applied Research in Mechanical Engineering (JCARME)
  • Advances in Cement Research (ICE Publishing)
  • 2016 Conference on Innovative Production and Construction, Perth, Australia

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