Researcher

Dr Mehrisadat Makki Alamdari

Biography

Dr. Makki Alamdari is a Lecturer in the UNSW, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. She is the recipient of the highly competitive ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA). Dr. Alamdari is also the winner of the prestigious JSPS Award (Japan Society for Promotion of Science). An award-winning scholar, Mehri is on the Executive of the Australian Network of Structural Health Monitoring (ANSHM), a member of The International...view more

Dr. Makki Alamdari is a Lecturer in the UNSW, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. She is the recipient of the highly competitive ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA). Dr. Alamdari is also the winner of the prestigious JSPS Award (Japan Society for Promotion of Science). An award-winning scholar, Mehri is on the Executive of the Australian Network of Structural Health Monitoring (ANSHM), a member of The International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII) and a steering committee member in the Australia, New Zealand and Oceania Researchers in Japan Network (ANZOR Japan Network). Prior to joining UNSW, she was a research fellow in Data61|CSIRO (since 2015) working on structural health monitoring of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge. Dr. Alamdari's expertise is structural health monitoring, vibration analysis and testing, inverse dynamic problems and signal processing. 

Research Interests

  • Structural Health Monitoring 
  •  Structural Dynamics
  •  Signal Processing
  •  Data Mining

 

 


My Grants

 

  • Makki Alamdari, M., Developing an Advanced Drive-by Bridge Inspection Technology, Australian Research Council/Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA), (DE210101625), $430,075, 2021-4.
  • Makki Alamdari, M., Atroshchenko, E., Ruiz, R., Hassan, M., Performance Optimization of Piezo-Electric Energy Harvester (PEH) for Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), The GROW (Early Career Academic Grants), $20,000, 2021.
  • Makki Alamdari, M., Valipour H., Eisentrager S., Atroshchenko E., Gao W., Kim T., Hamed E., Small Equipment Grant, University of New South Wales, $14, 215, 2021.
  • Makki Alamdari, M., Khoa Nguyen, Structural Health Monitoring, CSIRO-UNSW, (RG201872), $24,000, 2020.
  • Gao, W., Makki Alamdari, M., Valipour H., Lim S., Ge L, Small Equipment Grant, University of New South Wales, $25,400, 2018.
  • VALI POUR GOUDARZI, H., CASTEL, A., FOSTER, S., J,  HAMED, E., KIM, T.,  MAKKI ALAMDARI, M, fip - digital image correlation for measuring deformations of large specimens in heavy structures laboratory, RG182758, 2018.
  • Makki Alamdari, M., Dackermann, U., Structural Health Monitoring, CSIRO-UNSW, (RG172961), $31,222, 2017-2020.
  • Makki Alamdari, Khoa Nguyen, M., Ly, Y., Lee, V., BrIM-based Structural Life Cycle Assessment Incorporating Finite Element Analysis and Real Time Structural Monitoring Measurements, CSIRO-Monash University, $104,010, 2016-2020.
  • Chief Investigators (CI) for a research project funded by NSW Government with project fund over $700,000, National ICT Australia (NICTA), 2015.

 

 

 


My Qualifications

University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2012-2014.

University of Manitoba, Canada, M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, 2011.

Iran University of Science and Technology, M.Sc., Aerospace Engineering, 2006-8.

Sharif University of Technology, B.Sc., Aerospace Engineering, 2002-6.


My Awards

  • Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Australia National Awards for 2020 https://www.cies.unsw.edu.au/news/congratulations-to-cies-researcher-dr-mehri-makki-alamdari
  • Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Award, 2019-20.
  • The Best Paper Presentation Award, International conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII-8), 2017.
  • The Most Practical SHM Solutions for Civil / Mechanical Systems Award, Stanford University, 2015.
  • Post Thesis Publication Award, University of Technology, Sydney, 2015.
  • Best Publication Award, Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney, (UTS), 2015.
  • Outstanding Research Award, University of Technology, Sydney, (UTS), 2014.
  • UTS Learning 2014 Competition Award, University of Technology, Sydney, 2013, 2014.
  • Winner of the UTS Learning 2013 Competition, University of Technology, Sydney, 2013.
  • UTS President’s Scholarship (UTSP), University of Technology, Sydney, 2012.
  • International Research Scholarship (IRS), University of Technology, Sydney, 2012.
  • International Graduate Student Scholarship (IGSES), University of Manitoba, Canada, 2011.
  • Exceptional Talented Students Award, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2007.

My Research Supervision


Currently supervising

PhD Student: Mr. Prashanth Gunasekaran: Effect of Temperature and Humidity on Strength and Deflection of Timber-Steel Encased Columns

PhD Student: Mr. Jian Huang: Optimizing design of piezoelectric energy harvesters (PEHs) for higher power transduction under non-linear vibration using iso-geometric analysis(IGA)

MPhil Student: Ms. Zichen Jin: Bridge Health Monitoring Framework Based on the Response of a Moving Vehicle Passing over the Bridge: Experimental and Analytical Study

Research Associate: Mr. Prasad Cheema: Developing a Data-Driven Indirect SHM

Research Associate: Mr. Mohsen Ebrahimzadeh Hassanabadi: Inverse Bridge System Identification Using Moving Vehicle Response


My Teaching

  • CVEN9840-Structural Health Monitoring Fundamentals and Practice
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Location

Office: Room 714, Building H20, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Contact

(+61 2) 9385 5018
(+61 2) 9385 6139