Mehdi Setareh

Virginia Tech, USA


Mehdi Setareh is a professor at the School of Architecture. His research focuses on the vibration serviceability of structures and computer-assisted integration of architecture and engineering. He is the founder of the College of Architecture Vibration Testing Laboratory (VTL) and the Center for Advanced Visual Media (CAVM), both established with the major support of the National Science Foundation. Dr. Setareh received a 2010 National Award for Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel from the American Institute of Steel Construction for his work on a dramatic cantilevered corporate headquarters in Michigan, and he has more than 25 years of experience using computer technology in research and education, relative to the analysis and design of structures. His work has been sponsored by various federal and state agencies in addition to professional organizations and private industries. A licensed professional engineer in Virginia and Michigan, Dr. Setareh has extensively published in technical journals and presented at conferences. His structural Technology Seminars have provided continuing education to hundreds of practicing architects throughout the United States. He received his doctoral degree in structural engineering from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 1990 and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Institute of Steel Construction, the Society of Experimental Mechanics, and American Society of Engineering Education.

Biography Updated on 30 October 2012

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