Yashar Eftekhar Azam

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

Courses Taught

  • CEE 680: Classical Structural Analysis
  • CEE 780/880: Matrix Structural Analys&Model
  • CEE 781/881: Dynamics of Structures
  • CEE 799H: Senior Honors Thesis


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

Selected Publications

  • Shandiz, S. K., Khezrzadeh, H., & Azam, S. E. (n.d.). Introduction and application of a drive-by damage detection methodology for bridges using variational mode decomposition. Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale, 18(70), 24-54. doi:10.3221/igf-esis.70.02

  • Rosafalco, L., Eftekhar Azam, S., Mariani, S., & Corigliano, A. (2024). System Identification via Unscented Kalman Filtering and Model Class Selection. ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering, 10(1). doi:10.1061/ajrua6.rueng-1085

  • Mishra, A., Gangisetti, G., Eftekhar Azam, Y., & Khazanchi, D. (n.d.). Weakly supervised crack segmentation using crack attention networks on concrete structures. Structural Health Monitoring. doi:10.1177/14759217241228150

  • Masanes Didyk, M., Ebrahimzadeh Hassanabadi, M., Makki Alamdari, M., & Eftekhar Azam, S. (2024). Minimum variance unbiased Bayesian smoothing for input and state estimation of systems without direct Feedthrough: Mitigating Ill-Posedness of online load identification. Engineering Structures, 298, 117023. doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2023.117023

  • Duran, B., Emory, D., Azam, S. E., & Linzell, D. G. (2024). A Supervised Deep Learning Method to Classify Structural Damage of a Bridge Deck Mock-Up. In Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series (pp. 167-172). Springer Nature Switzerland. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-36663-5_22

  • 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

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