Yashar Eftekhar Azam

Assistant Professor
Phone: (603) 862-0276
Office: UNH Civil & Environmental Engineering, Kingsbury Hall, Durham, NH 03824


  • Ph.D., Politecnico di Milano
  • M.S., Sharif University
  • B.S., University of Tehran

Courses Taught

  • CEE 680: Classical Structural Analysis
  • CEE 780/880: Matrix Structural Analys&Model
  • CEE 781/881: Dynamics of Structures

Selected Publications

Ardani, S., Eftekhar Azam, S., & Linzell, D. G. (n.d.). Bridge Health Monitoring Using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition and Transfer Learning. Applied Sciences, 13(3), 1935. doi:10.3390/app13031935

Ebrahimzadeh Hassanabadi, M., Liu, Z., Eftekhar Azam, S., & Dias‐da‐Costa, D. (n.d.). A linear Bayesian filter for input and state estimation of structural systems. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering. doi:10.1111/mice.12973

Azam, S. E., Didyk, M. M., Linzell, D., & Rageh, A. (2022). Experimental validation and numerical investigation of virtual strain sensing methods for steel railway bridges. JOURNAL OF SOUND AND VIBRATION, 537. doi:10.1016/j.jsv.2022.117207

Hassanabadi, M. E., Heidarpour, A., Azam, S. E., & Arashpour, M. (2022). A Bayesian smoothing for input-state estimation of structural systems. COMPUTER-AIDED CIVIL AND INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEERING, 37(3), 317-334. doi:10.1111/mice.12733

Akintunde, E., Azam, S. E., Rageh, A., & Linzell, D. G. (2021). Unsupervised Machine Learning for Robust Bridge Damage Detection: Full-Scale Experimental Validation. ENGINEERING STRUCTURES, 249. doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2021.113250

Azam, S. E., Rageh, A., & Linzell, D. (2019). Damage detection in structural systems utilizing artificial neural networks and proper orthogonal decomposition. STRUCTURAL CONTROL & HEALTH MONITORING, 26(2). doi:10.1002/stc.2288

Azam, S. E., Chatzi, E., Papadimitriou, C., & Smyth, A. (2017). Experimental validation of the Kalman-type filters for online and real-time state and input estimation. JOURNAL OF VIBRATION AND CONTROL, 23(15), 2494-2519. doi:10.1177/1077546315617672

Azam, S. E., Chatzi, E., & Papadimitriou, C. (2015). A dual Kalman filter approach for state estimation via output-only acceleration measurements. MECHANICAL SYSTEMS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING, 60-61, 866-886. doi:10.1016/j.ymssp.2015.02.001

Nikkhoo, A., Hassanabadi, M. E., Azam, S. E., & Amiri, J. V. (2014). Vibration of a thin rectangular plate subjected to series of moving inertial loads. MECHANICS RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 55, 105-113. doi:10.1016/j.mechrescom.2013.10.009

Azam, S. E., Mofid, M., & Khoraskani, R. A. (2013). Dynamic response of Timoshenko beam under moving mass. SCIENTIA IRANICA, 20(1), 50-56. doi:10.1016/j.scient.2012.11.003

Most Cited Publications