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  • PhD, Northeastern University, 2004

Research & Scholarship Interests

Solid Mechanics, materials, computational methods, biomechanics, nanotechnology
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Department Research Areas

College Research Initiatives

Honors & Awards

  • 2015 COE Faculty Fellow
  • Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award
  • Søren Buus Outstanding Research Award, College of Engineering

Selected Publications

  • J.Y. Chung, A. Vaziri, L. Mahadevan, Reprogrammable Braille on on Elastic Shell, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2018
  • H. Ebrahimi, D. Mousanezhad, H. Nayeb-Hashemi, J. Norato, A. Vaziri, 3D Cellular Metamaterials with Planar Anti-Chiral Topology, Materials & Design 145, 2018, 226-231
  • S. Kamrava, D. Mousanezhad, S.M. Felton, A. Vaziri, Programmable Origami Strings, Advanced Materials Technologies, 3(3), 2018, 1700276
  • M.S. Ghiasi, J. Chen, A. Vaziri, E.K. Rodriguez, A. Nazarian, Bone Fracture Healing in Mechanobiological Modeling: A Review of Principles and Methods, Bone Reports, 6, 2017, 87-100
  • S. Kamrava, D. Mousanezhad, H. Ebrahimi, R. Ghosh, A. Vaziri, Origami-Based Cellular Metamaterial with Auxetic, Bistable, and Self-Locking Properties, Scientific Reports, 7, 2017, 46046
  • H. Ebrahimi, D. Mousanezhad, B. Haghpanah, R. Ghosh, A. Vaziri, Lattice Materials with Reversible Foldability, Advanced Engineering Materials, 19(2), 2017, 1600646
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Related News

August 2, 2018

Mechanical engineering PhD student Soroush Kamrava, under the direction of MIE Professor Askan Vaziri, is researching ways to incorporate origami ideas with metamaterials to create objects that can collapse, absorb energy, and then spring back into place.

August 2, 2018

MIE Professors Ashkan Vaziri and Hamid Nayeb-Hashemi won the Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Letters (TAML) 2018 Excellent Paper Award for their paper "Elastic properties of chiral, anti-chiral, and hierarchical honeycombs: A simple energy-based approach".

July 11, 2018

MIE Professor Ashkan Vaziri's research on "Reprogrammable Braille on an Elastic Shell" was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS).