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Dr Hossein Derakhshan

Hossein Derakhshan
Research Associate
School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

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Dr Hossein Derakhshan

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD — email supervisor to discuss availability.

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
2018 Award Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA) Australian Research Council
2016 Award F. Stan Shaw Award Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials Australia
2015 Award Otto Glogau Award New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering New Zealand $1000
2009 Award H.W.H. Timber West Best Paper Award Canadian Masonry Symposium Canada

Journals

Year Citation
2018 Derakhshan, H., Lucas, W., Visintin, P., & Griffith, M. (2018). Out-of-plane strength of existing two-way spanning solid and cavity unreinforced masonry walls. Structures, 13, 88-101.
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2018 Derakhshan, H., Lucas, W., Visintin, P., & Griffith, M. (2018). Laboratory testing of strengthened cavity unreinforced masonry walls. Journal of Structural Engineering, 144(3), 04018005-1-04018005-9.
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2017 Derakhshan, H., Lucas, W., & Griffith, M. (2017). In-situ seismic verification of non-structural components of unreinforced masonry buildings. Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, Online, 1-15.
DOI Scopus2
2017 Derahkshan, H., Visintin, P., & Griffith, M. (2017). Case studies of material properties of late nineteenth-century unreinforced masonry buildings in unreinforced masonry buildings in Adelaide. Australian Journal of Civil Engineering, 15(2), 109-116.
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2017 Nakamura, Y., Derakhshan, H., Griffith, M., Magenes, G., & Sheikh, A. (2017). Applicability of nonlinear static procedures for low-rise unreinforced masonry buildings with flexible diaphragms. Engineering Structures, 137, 1-18.
DOI Scopus3 WoS2
2017 Nakamura, Y., Derakhshan, H., Magenes, G., & Griffith, M. (2017). Influence of Diaphragm Flexibility on Seismic Response of Unreinforced Masonry Buildings. Journal of Earthquake Engineering, 21(6), 935-960.
DOI Scopus2 WoS1
2017 Derakhshan, H., Nakamura, Y., Ingham, J., & Griffith, M. (2017). Simulation of shake table tests on out-of-plane masonry buildings. Part (I): displacement-based approach using simple failure mechanisms. International Journal of Architectural Heritage: conservation, analysis, and restoration, 11(1), 72-78.
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2016 Nakamura, Y., Derakhshan, H., Sheikh, A., Ingham, J., & Griffith, M. (2016). Equivalent frame modelling of an unreinforced masonry building with flexible diaphragms - a case study. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 49(3), 234-244.
Scopus1
2015 Walsh, K. Q., Dizhur, D. Y., Shafaei, J., Derakhshan, H., & Ingham, J. M. (2015). In situ out-of-plane testing of unreinforced masonry cavity walls in as-built and improved conditions. Structures, 3, 187-199.
DOI Scopus9
2015 Derakhshan, H., Griffith, M., & Ingham, J. (2015). Out-of-plane seismic response of vertically spanning URM connected to flexible diaphragms. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 45(4), 563-580.
DOI Scopus2 WoS2
2014 Nakamura, Y., Derakhshan, H., Ingham, J., & Griffith, M. (2014). Seismic analysis of in-plane loaded walls in unreinforced masonry buildings with flexible diaphragms. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 47(4), 275-289.
2014 Derakhshan, H., Dizhur, D., Griffith, M. C., & Ingham, J. M. (2014). In situ out-of-plane testing of as-built and retrofitted unreinforced masonry walls. Journal of Structural Engineering, 140(6), 04014022-1-04014022-12.
DOI Scopus12 WoS12
2014 Moon, L., Dizhur, D., Senaldi, I., Derakhshan, H., Griffith, M., Magenes, G., & Ingham, J. (2014). The demise of the URM building stock in Christchurch during the 2010-2011 Canterbury earthquake sequence. Earthquake Spectra, 30(1), 253-276.
DOI Scopus34 WoS34
2014 Walsh, K. Q., Dizhur, D. Y., Almesfer, N., Cummuskey, P. A., Cousins, J., Derakhshan, H., . . . Ingham, J. M. (2014). Geometric characterisation and out-of-plane seismic stability of low-rise unreinforced brick masonry buildings in Auckland, New Zealand. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 47(2), 139-156.
Scopus10
2014 Derakhshan, H., Dizhur, D. Y., Griffith, M. C., & Ingham, J. M. (2014). Seismic assessment of out-of-plane loaded unreinforced masonry walls in multi-storey buildings. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 47(2), 119-138.
Scopus12
2014 Giongo, I., Wilson, A., Dizhur, D. Y., Derakhshan, H., Tomasi, R., Griffith, M. C., . . . Ingham, J. M. (2014). Detailed seismic assessment and improvement procedure for vintage flexible timber diaphragms. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 47(2), 97-118.
Scopus8
2013 Derakhshan, H., Griffith, M., & Ingham, J. (2013). Airbag testing of multi-leaf unreinforced masonry walls subjected to one-way bending. Engineering Structures, 57, 512-522.
DOI Scopus24 WoS20
2013 Derakhshan, H., Griffith, M., & Ingham, J. (2013). Out-of-plane behavior of one-way spanning unreinforced masonry walls. Journal of Engineering Mechanics-ASCE, 139(4), 409-417.
DOI Scopus29 WoS26
2011 Dizhur, D., Derakhshan, H., Griffith, M., & Ingham, J. (2011). In-situ testing of a low intervention NSM seismic strengthening technique for historic URM buildings. International Journal of Materials and Structural Integrity, 5(2-3), 168-191.
DOI Scopus5
2011 Lin, Y. W., Derakhshan, H., Dizhur, D., Lumantarna, R., Wotherspoon, L., & Ingham, J. M. (2011). Testing and seismic retrofit of 1917 Wintec F block URM building in Hamilton. Journal of the Structural Engineering Society of New Zealand, 24(1), 47-57.
2010 Dizhur, D., Derakhshan, H., Lumantarna, R., & Ingham, J. M. (2010). Earthquake-Damaged Unreinforced Masonry Building Tested In-Situ. Journal of the Structural Engineering Society (SESOC) of New Zealand, 23(2), 76-89.
2010 Derakhshan, H., Dizhur, D., Lumantarna, R., Cuthbert, J., Griffith, M., & Ingham, J. (2010). In-field simulated seismic testing of as-built and retrofitted unreinforced masonry partition walls of the William Weir house in Wellington. SESOC Journal, 23(1), 51-61.
2010 Dizhur, D., Derakhshan, H., Lumantarna, R., Griffith, M. C., & Ingham, J. M. (2010). Out-of-Plane Strengthening of Unreinforced Masonry Walls Using Near Surface Mounted Fibre Reinforced Polymer Strips. Journal of the Structural Engineering Society (SESOC) of New Zealand, 23(2), 91-103.
2007 Rahimian, M., Omidvar, B., Derakhshan, H., & Noorzad, A. (2007). Effects of arbitrary shaped surface topographies on earthquake ground motion using boundary element method in time domain. Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transaction B: Engineering, 31(5), 473-485.
Scopus1
2005 Derakhshan, H., Omidvar, B., Rahimian, M., & Noorzad, A. (2005). Study of surface topography effects of Gisha Hill on earthquake ground motion. Journal of Faculty of Engineering - University of Tehran, 39(5), 595-607.

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2017 Derakhshan, H., lucas, W., & griffith, M. (2017). Two-way cavity clay brick walls tested in-situ. In Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering,. Santiago, Chile.
2016 Nakamura, Y., Derakhshan, H., Griffith, M. C., & Magenes,, G. (2016). Is Modal Pushover Analysis accurate in estimating seismic demands for unreinforced masonry buildings with flexible diaphragms?. In C. Modena, F. da Porto, & M. R. Valluzzi (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference (pp. 269-273). London: CRC Press.
2016 Derakhshan, H., Lucas, W., & Griffith, M. C. (2016). Flexural behaviour of FRP strengthened brick cavity walls. In C. Modena, F. da Porto, & M. R. Valluzzi (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference (pp. 1523-1530). London: CRC Press.
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2016 Nakamura, Y., Derakhshan, H., Sheikh, A., Griffith, M., & Ingham, J. (2016). Investigation of equivalent frame modelling for seismic analysis of unreinforced masonry buildings with flexible diaphragms. In H. Hao, & C. Zhang (Eds.), Mechanics of Structures and Materials XXIV: Proceedings of the 24th Australian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (pp. 459-464). Perth, Australia: CRC Press.
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2016 Griffith, M., Derakhshan, H., Vaculik, J., & Nakamura, Y. (2016). Recent developments in the seismic assessment of masonry buildings. In S. Anderson (Ed.), Proceedings of the Australian Earthquake Engineering Society Conference (pp. 1-9). Melbourne, Victoria: AEES.
2015 Allen, C., Masia, M., Page, A., Griffith, M., & Derakhshan, H. (2015). Cyclic in-plane shear testing of unreinforced masonry walls with openings. In Proceedings of the 10th Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering: Building an Earthquake Resilient Pacific. (pp. 1-10). Sydney, Australia: Australian Earthquake Engineering Society.
2015 Nakamura, Y., Derakhshan, H., Griffith, M., & Magenes, G. (2015). Estimating the accuracy of single-mode pushover analysis for unreinforced masonry buildings with flexible diaphragms. In Proceedings of the Tenth Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering (pp. 1-8). Sydney: Australian Earthquake Engineering Society.
2015 Walsh, K., Dizhur, D., Derakhshan, H., Griffith, M. C., & Ingham, J. (2015). Out-of-plane seismic assessment of clay brick masonry cavity walls considering different boundary conditions. In Proceedings of the 12th North American Masonry Conference. Denver, Colorado: The Masonry Society.
2014 Walsh, K., Dizhur, D., Shafaei, J., Derakhshan, H., & Ingham, J. (2014). Out-of-plane in-situ testing of masonry cavity walls in as-built and improved conditions. In Proceedings of the 2014 Australian Earthquake Engineering Society Conference (pp. 1-11). Lorne, Victoria: Australian Earthquake Engineering Society.
2014 Derakhshan, H., Griffith, M. C., & Ingham, J. M. (2014). A numerical model to assess the dynamic response of out-of-plane loaded one-way spanning URM walls connected to flexible diaphragms. In Proceedings of the 9th International Masonry Conference (pp. 1-11). Guimarães, Portugal: International Masonry Society.
2013 Allen, C., Derakhshan, H., Dizhur, D., Masia, M., Ingham, J., & Griffith, M. (2013). What ductility value shoud be used when assessing unreinforced masonry buildings. In Proceedings of the 2013 NZSEE Conference (New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering) (pp. 0 pages). Wellington, New Zealand: NZSEE.
2013 Griffith, M., Moon, L., Ingham, J., & Derakhshan, H. (2013). Implications of the Canterbury earthquake sequence for Adelaide, South Australia. In Proceedings of the 12th Canadian Masonry Symposium, 12 CMS (pp. 1-11). Canada: University of British Columbia.
2012 Tremayne, B., Turner, F., Russell, A., Oliver, S., & Derakhshan, H. (2012). Proposed Update to Masonry Provisions of ASCE/SEI 41: Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Buildings. In Proceedings of the 15th World Conference in Earthquake Engineering. Lisbon, Portugal.
2010 Derakhshan, H., Lumantarna, R., Dizhur, D., & Ingham, J. M. (2010). In-situ airbag testing of unreinforced masonry walls. In Proceedings of the 8th International Masonry Conference (pp. 1-10). Dresden, Germany: International Masonry Society.
2010 Dizhur, D., Derakhshan, H., Lumantarna, R., & Ingham, J. M. (2010). In- situ out-of-plane testing of unreinforced masonry wall segment in Wintec Block F Building. In Proc. of the New Zealand Society for Eathquake Engineering Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
2010 Dizhur, D., Lumantarna, R., Derakhshan, H., & Ingham, J. M. (2010). Testing of an earthquake-damaged unreinforced masonry building. In Joint conference proceedings, 7th International Conference on Urban Earthquake Engineering (7CUEE) & 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering (5ICEE). Tokyo, Japan.
2010 Dizhur, D., Lumantarna, R., Derakhshan, H., & Ingham, J. M. (2010). In- situ testing of a residential unreinforced masonry building in Wellington, New Zealand. In 8th International Masonry Conference. Dresden, Germany.
2010 Lumantarna, R., Dizhur, D., Derakhshan, H., & Ingham, J. M. (2010). Strength and stiffness of URM: comparison between laboratory and field tests. In 8th International Masonry Conference. Dresden, Germany.
2010 Derakhshan, H., Ingham, J., & Griffith, M. (2010). Effects of unreinforced masonry wall slenderness ratio on out-of-plane post-cracking dynamic stability. In Proceedings of New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering 2010 Conference (pp. 1-8). New Zealand: NZSEE.
2009 Dizhur, D., Derakhshan, H., Ingham, J. M., & Griffith, M. C. (2009). In-situ out-of-plane testing of unreinforced masonry partition walls'. In 11th Canadian Masonry Symposium. Toronto, Canada.
2009 Ismail, N., Mahmoud, H., Derakhshan, H., Clark, W., & Ingham, J. M. (2009). Case study and development of retrofit application strategy for a heritage building. In Proc. of 11th Canadian Masonry Symposium. Toronto, Canada.
2009 Dizhur, D., Derakhshan, H., Cuthbert, J., & Ingham, J. M. (2009). In-situ out-of-plane testing of unreinforced masonry partition walls. In 2009 New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.
2009 Derakhshan, H., Ingham, J. M., & Griffith, M. C. (2009). Tri-linear force- displacement models representative of out-of-plane unreinforced masonry wall behaviour. In 11th Canadian Masonry Symposium. Toronto, Canada.
2008 Derakhshan, H., & Ingham, J. M. (2008). Out-of-Plane testing of an unreinforced masonry wall subjected to one-way bending. In Australian Earthquake Engineering Society (AEES 2008) Conference. Ballarat, Australia.
  • Seismic evaluation of non-structural unreinforced masonry components (DE180101593; $360k; 2018-2020), ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA)

  • Cost-Effective Mitigation Strategy Development For Building Related Earthquake Risk - Phase 2; Jul 2017 to Jun 2021 (Griffith M; Derakhshan H; Jaksa M; Sheikh A; Ali M; Ozbakkaloglu T; Ng C; Visintin P; Lam N; Goldsworthy H); Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC

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Position
Research Associate
Phone
83131114
Fax
8313 4359
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Engineering North, floor 2
Room Number
N2 31b
Org Unit
School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

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