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:: Prof. Kaveh, Ali ::

Ali Kaveh

AWT IMAGE

Position: Distinguished Professor

Program Area: Structural Engineering

Phone: (+98-21) 77240399 Ex: 8106

Fax: (+98-21) 77240398

Email: Alikaveh AT iust.ac.ir

Education

Ph.D. Imperial College London, UK, 1974

M.S. Imperial College London, UK, 1971

B.S. Tabriz University, Iran, 1969

Link to Google Scholar

Mailing Address :

Iran University of Science and Technology, College of Civil Engineering, Narmak, Tehran 16846, Iran

1. PERSONAL IDENTITIES

Name: Ali

Family name: Kaveh

Date and place of birth: 02.03.1948, Tabriz, Iran

Nationality: Iranian

Positions: Assistant Professor, IUST, 1974-1979.

Associate Professor, IUST, 1979-1985.

Guest Professor, TU-Wien, 1985-1986.

Full Professor, IUST, 1985-1991.

Guest Professor, TU-Wien, 1991-1992.

Full Professor, IUST, 1992-May 1993.

Guest Professor, GH-Essen, June 1993-September 1993.

Full Professor, IUST, October 1993-1994.

Guest Professor, TU-Wien, 1995-1996.

Full Professor, IUST, October 1996-2003.

Guest Professor, TU-Wien, 2003-2004.

Visiting Researcher at LMC for a month in 2004

Full Professor, IUST, October 2003-2008.

Guest Professor, TU-Wien, 2008-2009.

Full Professor, IUST, October 2008-till now.

Guest Professor, TU-Wien, April 2015-August 2015.

Full Professor, IUST August 2015-October 2016.

Distinguished Professor, IUST October 2016-till now

2. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

B.Sc.

Civil Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering

Tabriz University

1969

M.Sc.

Structures

Imperial College

London University

1971

DIC

Structures

Imperial College

London University

1971

Ph.D.

Structures

Imperial College

London University

1974

Dipl. Ing.

Bauwesen

Department of Civil Engineering

Technical University of Vienna

1991

Dr. Tech.

Bauwesen

Department of Civil Engineering

Technical University of Vienna

1993

3. MEMBERSHIPS

3.1 Academies

a) Fellow of the Iranian Academy of Science (IAS) since 1369.

b) Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) since 1385.

c) Active Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA) since 1394.

3.2 Socities

d) Fellow of the Iranian Society of Civil Engineering (FISCE).

e) Associate Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (AFIMA).

f) Member of International Society for the Interaction of Mechanics and

Mathematics (ISIMM).

g) Member of Association for Computational Mechanics (European Section).

h) Member of American Mathematical Society (AMS).

i) Ex-Member of the Iranian Mathematical Society (IMS).

j) Ex-Member of Gesellschaft für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik (GAMM).

k) Ex-Member of the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE).

l) Ex-Member of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

4. COMMUNICATIONS WITH NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

1.

Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (Editor-in-Chief)

2.

International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering (Editor-in-Chief)

3.

Computers and Structures (Editorial Advisory Board)

4.

Periodica Polytechnica (Editorial Board; Associate Editor)

5.

Scientia Iranica (Advisory Board; Executive Editor)

6.

Civil Engineering Journal of Sharif (Editorial Board)

7.

Iranian Journal of Science and Technology (Ex-Advisory Board)

8.

Asian Journal of Structural Engineering (Ex-Editor-in-Chief)

9.

Amirkabir Journal of Science and Technology (Ex-Advisory Board)

10.

Journal of Tabriz University (Advisory Board)

11.

International Journal of Engineering, IUST (Fonder and Ex-Editor-in-Chief)

12.

International Journal of Engineering, (Editorial Board)

13.

The Open Civil Engineering Journal (Ex-Editorial Board)

14.

The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal (Editorial Board)

15.

International Journal for Engineering and Applied Sciences (Editorial Board)

16.

Intelligent Information Management (Editorial Board)

17.

Applied Mathematics (Member of the Editorial Board)

18.

Engineering Education, Iranian Academy of Sciences (Ex-Edior-in-Chief, and present Editorial Board Member)

19.

Quarterly of Education of Technology (Editorial Board)

20. Civil Engineering and Urban Planning: An International Journal (Editorial Board)

21. I.J. Water Resources Engineering (Ex-Editorial Board)

5. MEMBER OF SCIENTIFIC COMMETTEES

1.

3rd International Conference on Space Structures, Surrey, UK, 1984.

2.

International Conference on Applied Mathematics, IUST, Tehran, 1991.

3.

4th International Conference on Space Structures, Surrey, UK, 1993.

4.

Iranian Congress on Numerical Methods in Engineering, Shiraz, 1993.

5.

Civil-Comp 93, Edinburgh, UK, 1993.

6

1st International Conference on Graphs and Mechanics, Poland, 1993.

7

International Conference on Applications of Fussy Systems, Iran, 1994.

8 Civil-Comp 95, Cambridge, UK, 1995.
9 Computational Structures Technology, Budapest, Hungary, 1996.
1 Mouchel Centenary Conference on Innovation in Civil Engineering, Cambridge, 1997.

k

Civil-Comp 98, Edinburgh, UK, 1998.

l

International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 1998.

m

4th International Conference on Civil Engineering, Iran, 2000.

n

Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Oxford, 1999.

o

2nd International Conference on Graphs and Mechanics, Poland, 1999.

p

Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Belgium, 2000.

q

Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Austria, 2001.

r

5th International Conference on Space Structures, Surrey, UK, 2002.

s

The first M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, USA, 2001.

t

The second M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, USA, 2003.

u

Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Prague, 2002.

v

6th Int. Conference on Civil Engineering, Isfahan-Iran, 2003.

w

Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Netherlands, 2003.

x

Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Lisbon, 2004.

y

The Tenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Rome, Italy, 2005.

z

Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Spain, 2006.

aa

The Eleventh International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, St. Julians, Malta 2007.

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Third International Conference on Computational Mechanics, Cape Town, South Africa 2007.

cc

The Ninth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Athens, Greece, 2008.

dd

The Twelfth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Madeira, Portugal, 2009.

ee

2nd Conference on Domestic Technology, IUST, Tehran, 2009.

ff

Fourth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, Cape Town, South Africa, 2010.

gg

International Conference on Advances in Materials and Techniques in Civil Engineering India, 2010.

hh

The Tenth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Valencia, Spain from 14-17 September, 2010.

ii

The 1st International Conference on Structural and Building Materials, Guangzhou, China, 7-9 January, 2011.

jj

The Thirteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Chania, Crete, Greece, 6-9 September 2011.

kk

International Conference on Civil, Architectural and Hydraulic Engineering., Member of Scientific Committee, Zhangjiajie, China, 10-12 August, 2012.

ll

The 2nd International Conference on Structural and Building Materials, Hangzhou, China, March 10-12, 2012.

mm

The Eleventh International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Dubrovnik, Croatia 4-7 September 2012.

nn

Innovations in Concrete Construction Congress, Jalandhar Punjab India, 5-8 March 2013.

qq

The Fourteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing (CC2013) is to be held in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy from 3-6 September 2013.

rr

ss

The Third International Conference on Soft Computing Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, 3-6 September 2013.

Conference on Engineering and Applied Sciences Optimization (OPTI 2014) , Kos Island, Greece on 4-6 June 2014.

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The 15th EU/ME European Metaheuristics Community Workshop, Metaheuristics and Engineering, Istanbul, 24-25 March 2014.

xx

The Twelfth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2014) Naples, Italy, 2-5 September 2014.

Yy

2014 International Conference on Environmental Protection and Sustainable Ecological Development [EPSED2014], Wuhan, Hubei, China, 30 - 31 August, 2014.

Aaa

3rd International Conference "Graph Modelling In Engineering", 22 - 24 June 2015, University of Bielsko-Biala , Poland.

Bbb

The Seventh International Conference of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (SEE7), Member of the Scientific Committee.

Ccc

The Sixth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, 5-7 September 2016, Cape Town, South Africa, International Advisory Board for SEMC 2016.

Ddd

Fifth International Conference on Parallel, Distributed Computing Technologies and Applications (PDCTA-2016), Program Committee Member, Zurich, Switzerland, 2~3 January, 2016.

Eee

International Conference on Structural Dynamics EURODYN 2017, Member of the Scientific Committee, Rome, Italy, 10-13 September, 2017.

Fff

The 4th International Conference on Applied Mechanics, Mechatronics and Intelligent System (AMMIS-2016), Member of the Scientific Committee, Beijing, China , April 16-17, 2016.

Ggg

2nd International & 6th National Conference on Earthquake & Structures, Member of the Scientific Committee, October 14-15, 2015, ACECR of Kerman, Kerman, Iran.

Hhh

World Symposium on Civil Engineering 2017 WSCE 2017, Member of the Scientific Committee, Hong Kong, 22-24 February, 2017.

Iii

Member of European Research Committee (Engineering) for the year 2014.

Jjj

Member of TPC, International Conference on Mechanics, Civil Engineering and Transportation (ICMCT2016), November 4-6 of 2016, Guilin, China.

6. AWARDS

a

Educational Gold Medal: awarded by the Iranian Ministry of Science and Education because of being the first class student during the four years of B.Sc. Course in Civil Engineering, 1965.

b

Ministry of Science and Higher Education Award: During 1970-1974 for pursuing studies toward a Ph.D. at Imperial College, London University.

c

Alborz Foundation Prize: awarded by Alborz Institute for the Distinguished Engineering Graduate of the Year in Iran, 1969.

d

Research Price: awarded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for the selected research, 1977.

e

Irano - British Fellowship: awarded by the Ministry of Higher Education, 1977.

f

Book Prize: awarded by the Ministry of Culture for writing the best book in the field of Engineering, 1984.

g

Research Prize: awarded by Iran University of Science and Technology, 1985.

h

Research Prize: awarded by IUST, 1989,1990 and 1993.

i

Kharazmi Research Prize, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, 1994.

j

Research Prize: awarded by IUST, 1994.

k

Press Media Prize for Scientific Publications: Ministry of Culture IRI, 1995.

l

Distinguished Civil Engineering Research Award, Building and Housing Research Centre, 1996. Distinguished Civil Engineering Research Award, Building and Housing Research Centre, 1996.

m

Book Prize for the Best Engineering book in English: Ministry of Culture IRI, 1997.

n

Gold Medal of 2000, ABI, 1999.

o

Research Prize, Iran University of Science and Technology, 1999.

p

Distinguished Professor of Iran, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, 2000.

q

Selected researcher of the Iran University of Science and Technology, 2000.

r

National Project Award at IUST, 2000.

s

Distinguished Researcher award of Iran, Ministry of Science and Research and Technology, 2000.

t

Memorable Scientist of Iran in the field of Engineering, Academy of Sciences and Press Media, 2001.

u

Selected researcher of the Iran University of Science and Technology, 2001 and 2002.

v

Distinguished Researcher award of Iran, Ministry of Science and Research and Technology, 2004.

w

Distinguished Researcher award, IUST, 2004 and 2005.

x

Distinguished Researcher award, IUST, 2006.

y

Distinguished Researcher award of Iran, Ministry of Science and Research and Technology, 2006.

z

Distinguished Researcher award, IUST, 2007.

Winner of the Afzalipour Prize, an award was presented by University of Kerman, Iran, 2007.

a

Rank 1, Research Section, the First Iranian Civil Engineering Festival, 2008.

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Rank 1, International books Section, the First Iranian Civil Engineering Festival, 2008.

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Rank 1, Fundamental Research Section, the Second Yadvaree (Festival) Iranian Civil Engineering, Building and Housing Research Centre, 2008.

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Distinguished Researcher award, IUST, 2009.

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Distinguished Researcher award, Civil Engineering, IUST, 2010.

ff

Distinguished Professor and Researcher, Allameh Tabatabaie Award, 2012.

gg

Distinguished Researcher award, Civil Engineering, IUST, 2013.

Distinguished Professor of Engineering Day of Azarbayejan Provence, Engineering NJO of Azarbayejan, 2013.

hh

Distinguished Researcher award, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2014.

ii

Books award (Springer Books), Iran University of Science and Technology, 2014

jj

Distinguished Researcher award of Iran, Ministry of Science and Research and Technology, 2014.

kk

Distinguished Researcher award, Rank 1 of Iran University of Science and Technology and Rank 1 of department of civil Engineering, 2015.

7. EXPERIENCE

a) Analysis and design of structures for more than 3 years.

b) Lecturing the following subjects for the last 36 years in different Universities in undergraduate and postgraduate levels:

c) Strength of materials I and II.

d) Theory of structures I and II.

e) Matrix analysis of structures with an introduction to FEM.

f) Plastic analysis and design of structures.

g) Optimal strucural analysis

h) Graph theoretical approaches to matrix analysis of structures.

i) Application of graph theory and topology in Civil Engineering.

j) Supervision of M.Sc. Seminars.

k) Supervision of M.Sc and Ph.D. thesis.

l) Consultant of the Iranian Building and Housing Research Centre, 1993-till now.

m) Consultant of Nir Pars, 1994-1996.

8. MAIN RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENTS

1. Graph theory and its generalization for structural mechanics:

Kaveh has extensively applied graph theory to conceptual analysis of structures with particular attention to combinatorial properties of structures.

2. Force method of structural analysis:

The main development of this method is due to Kaveh. Two of his books cover these developments.

3. Sparse matrix technology for efficient structural analysis:

Many new approaches are developed by Kaveh for bandwidth, profile and fronwidth reduction of sparse matrices.

4. Configuration processing:

Graph theory, set theoretical methods, and graph product methods are developed by Kaveh for configuration processing of space structures and finite element models.

5. Conditioning of structural matrices:

Suitable statical basis and kinematical basis are developed for improving the conditioning of flexibility (mesh) and stiffness (node) matrices of structures by Kaveh.

6. Decomposition of large-scale models:

Graph and algebraic methods are developed by Kaveh for suitable decomposition of structural and finite element models suitable for parallel computing.

7. Optimal analysis of structures:

Optimal analysis originally defined and developed by Kaveh leading to sparse, well structured and well conditioned structural and graph matrices. A book is published with this title for the first time.

8. Canonical forms of linear algenra and applications in structural mechanics:

Canonical methods are developed by Kaveh and students for eigensolution of special block matrices involved in structural mechanics.

9. Graph products and their extensions and applications:

Graph products are utilized in characterization of regular graphs and eigensolution of regular graph and structural matrices by Kaveh and his students. Some of these products are generalized for configuration processing of complex finite element models.

10. Symmetric and regular structures:

Concepts of symmetry and regularity are developed and utilized in swift analysis of structures and finite difference models by Kaveh and his students. A book is written with this title.

11. Finite element force method

Many elements are developed by Kaveh and his students for analysis of continuums by the finite element force methods.

12. Optimal design of structures using novel meta-heuristic algorithms:

Many new meta-heuristic algorithms are developed by Kaveh and his research students. Examples are Charged System Search, Magnetic Charged System Search, Democratic PSO, Ray Optimization, Dolphin Optimization, Colliding Bodies Optimization, Enhances Colliding Bodies Optimization, Tug of War Optimization method, Water Evaporation Optimization WEO, Vibrating Particle System (VPS) and Cyclical Parthenogenesis Algorithm (CPA). These algorithms are used for different optimization problems. Two books are written based on some of these algorithms.

13. Plastic design of frame structures:

Mathematical programming methods and meta-heuristic algorithms are applied to plastic analysis and design of frame structures.

14. Multi-objective optimization and seismic design of structures:

Methods are developed and applied to seismic design of frame structures.

15. Optimal analysis for optimal design:

To make the optimal design of large-scale problems feasible, optimal analyses are incorporated to optimal design of structures by Kaveh and his students.

9. PUBLICATIONS

1. A. Kaveh, Structural Mechanics: Graph and Matrix Methods, Research Studies Press (John Wiley), Exeter, U.K., 1992 (first edition), 1995 (second edition), 2004 (third edition).

ISBN 0-86380-186-2/0-471-96028-4

9a) Thesis

1.

Lateral Torsional Buckling of H-section Beam Columns, M.Sc. thesis, Imperial College, London University, 1970.

2.

Applications of Topology and Matroid Theory to the Analysis of Structures, Ph.D. thesis, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London University, 1974.

9b) Books (in English)

1. A.Kaveh, Structural Mechanics: Graph and Matrix Methods, Research Studies Press (John Wiley), Exeter, U.K., 1992 (first edition), 1995 (second edition), 2004 (third edition). ISBN 0-86380-186-2/0-471-96028-4

2. A.Kaveh, Optimal Structural Analysis, John Wiley (Research Studies Press) Chichester, U.K., 1997 (first edition), 2006 (second edition). Optimal Force Method of Structural Analysis Published Online: 5 SEP 2014 DOI: 10.1002/9780470033326.ch3 ISBN: 978-0-470-03015-8

3. A.Kaveh, Recent Developments in the Force Method of Structural Analysis, ASME Press, 45 , September 1992

4. A.Kaveh, Optimal Analysis of Structures by Concepts of Symmetry and Regularity, Springer Verlag, GmbH, Wien-NewYork, 2013. ISBN 978-3-7091-1564-7 ISBN 978-3-7091-1565-7 (eBook) DOI 10.1007/978-3-7091-1565-7

5. A.Kaveh, Computational Structural Analysis and Finite Element Methods, Springer Verlag, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, 2014. ISBN 978-3-319-02963-4 ISBN 978-3-319-02964-1 (eBook) DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-02964-1

6. A.Kaveh, Advances in Metaheuristic Algorithms for Optimal Design of Structures, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, 1st edition (with 13 Chapters) 2014, 2nd edition (with 20 Chapters) 2017. ISBN 978-3-319-05548-0 ISBN 978-3-319-05549-7 (eBook) DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-05549-7

7. A.Kaveh & V.R. Mahdavi, Colliding Bodies Optimization: Extensions and Applications Springer, Switzerland, 2015. ISBN 978-3-319-19658-9 ISBN 978-3-319-19659-6 (eBook) DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-19659-6

8. Applications of Metaheuristic Optimization Algorithms in Civil Engineering Springer, Switzerland, 2017

9. A. Kaveh, Topological Transformation in Structural Mechanics, 2015 (in preparation).

9c) Books (in Farsi)

1.

A. Kaveh, Moment Distribution Methods, 1981,1984,1987.

2.

A. Kaveh, Structural Analysis, Markaz Nashr, 1981,1982,1985,1989,1994,1997,2000, 2004,2006,2008,2011,2015 (12th edition).

3.

A. Kaveh, Finite Element Methods, IUST Press, 1981,1987,1991, 1994, 2003, 2011,2015.

4.

A. Kaveh, Matrix Analysis of Structures, IUST Press,1982,1987,1991,1997, 2011.

5.

A. Kaveh, Applied Strength of Materials, Jahad Daneshgahi, 1983,1984, 1987.

6.

A. Kaveh, Constants of Frames, Yazd University Press, 1982,1987,1991, 1994.

7.

A. Kaveh, Computer Analysis of Structures, Markaz Nashr, 1983,1986,199, 2008.

8.

A. Kaveh, Matrix Theory of Structures, IUST Press, 1979,1987,1993, 2000.

9.

A. Kaveh, Plastic Analysis and Design of Frames, Vol. 1, IUST, 1989, 1993.

10.

A. Kaveh, Mechanics of Materials, Yazd University Press, 1992.

11.

A. Kaveh, Practical Introduction to Finite Elements (with B. Amini), IUST,1988, 1997.

12.

A. Kaveh, M.A. Barkhordari and B. Hakima, Principles of Structural Stability, Markaz Nashr, 1988.

13.

A. Kaveh and V. Kalartjary, Reliability and Safety of Structures, IUST, 1995.

14.

A. Kaveh, MR. Mogadassi and M. Katebi Bonab, Simplified Structural Analysis, IUST Press, 1995.

15.

A. Kaveh and A. Mokhtar-zadeh, Plastic Analysis and Design of Frames, Vol. 2, IUST Press, 1995.

16.

A. Kaveh, MR. Mogadassi and M. Katebi Bonab, Matrix Analysis of Structures, MEEF Press, 1997.

17.

A. Kaveh, Energy Methods in Structural Mechanics, MEEF Press, 1997.

18.

A. Kaveh and A. Iranmanesh, Neural Networks for Structural Optimization, Building and Housing Research Centre, 1999, 2006, 2011.

19.

A. Kaveh and H. Servati, Neural Networks for the Analysis and Design of Space Structures, Building and Housing Research Centre, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2011.

20.

A. Kaveh, F. Karrobi, and J. Keyvani, Analysis, Design and Construction of Steel Space Frames;, Building and Housing Research Centre, 2004,2008, 2012.

21.

A. Kaveh, Optimal Plastic Analysis and Design of Frames, Building and Housing Research Centre, 2006, 2008.

22.

A. Kaveh and P. Sharafi, Ant Colony Optimization, Basic Principles, Building and Housing Research Centre, 2007.

9d) Papers in Journals

[1]

A.C. Cassell, J.C. de C. Henderson and A. Kaveh, Cycle bases for the flexibility analysis of Structures, International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, 8(1974)521-528.

[2]

A. Kaveh, Improved cycle bases for the flexibility analysis of structures, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 9(1976)267-272.

[3]

A. Kaveh, Static and kinematic indeterminacy of skeletal structures, Iranian Journal of Science ad Technology, 7 (1978)37-45.

[4]

A. Kaveh, A combinatorial optimization problem; optimal generalized cycle bases, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 20(1979)39-52.

[5]

A. Kaveh, Topological study for bandwidth reduction of structural matrices, Journal of Science and Technology, 1 (1977)27-36.

[6]

A. Kaveh, Cycle selection for system analysis-A review, Journal of Science and Technology, 1(1977)88-96.

[7]

A. Kaveh, A note on two-step approach to finite element ordering, International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2(1984)1553-1554.

[8]

A. Kaveh, Multiple use of a shortest route tree for ordering, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2(1986)213-215.

[9]

A. Kaveh, An efficient program for generating subminimal cycle bases for the flexibility analysis of structures, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2(1986)339-344.

[10]

A. Kaveh, An efficient flexibility analysis of structures, Computers and Structures, 22(1986) 973-977.

[11]

A. Kaveh, Statical bases for a flexibility analysis of planar trusses, Z. Angew. Math. Mech., 66(1986) T149-T150.

[12]

A. Kaveh, Statical bases for an efficient flexibility analysis of planar trusses, J. Struct. Mech., 14 (1986)475-488.

[13]

A. Kaveh and A.M. Behzadi, An efficient algorithm for nodal ordering of networks, Iranian Journal of Science and Techn ology, 11(1987)11-18.

[14]

A. Kaveh, A combinatorial study of the rigidity of planar structures, Acta Mechanica, 59(1986)189-196.

[15]

A. Kaveh, Graph-theoretical methods for efficient flexibility analysis of planar trusses, Computers and Structures, 59(1986)559-563.

[16]

A. Kaveh, Ordering for bandwidth reduction, Computers and Structures, 25(1986)413-419.

[17]

A. Kaveh, Element ordering for bandwidth and frontwidth optimization, Z. Angew. Math. Mech., 67(1987)T482-T484.

[18]

A. Kaveh, Subminimal cycle bases for the force method of structural analysis, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 3(1987)277-280.

[19]

A. Kaveh, Topological properties of skeletal structures, Computers and Structures, 29(1988)403-411.

[20]

A. Kaveh, Suboptimal cycle bases of a graph for mesh analysis of networks, International Journal of NETWORKS, 19 (1989)273-279.

[21]

A. Kaveh, Topology and skeletal structures, Z. Angew. Math. Mech., 68(1988)344-356.

[22]

A. Kaveh, On subminimal cycle bases of a graph for the force method, Computers and Structures, 30(1988)1215-1217.

[23]

A. Kaveh, A note on ordering; transversal of a shortest route tree, Iranian Journal of Science ad Technology, 11 (1987)281-287.

[24]

A. Kaveh, On minimal and optimal cycle bases of graphs for sparse flexibility matrices, Z. Angew. Math. Mech., 69 (1989)T212-T214.

[25]

A. Behravesh, A. Kaveh, S. Sabet and M. Nani, A set theoretical approach for configuration generation, Computers and Structures, 30(1988) 1293-1302.

[26]

A. Kaveh, Suboptimal cycle bases of graphs for the flexibility analysis of skeletal structures, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 71(1988)259-271.

[27]

A. Kaveh, Space structures and their planar drawings, ZAMM, 70(1990)T225-T228.

[28]

A. Kaveh, Graphs and structures, Computers and Structures, Issue 4, 40(1991)893-901.

[29]

A. Kaveh, Planar drawing of space structures, Iranian Journal of Science ad Technology, 14(1992) 23-32.

[30]

A. Kaveh and A. Behravesh, Iterative analysis of large structures, Computers and Structures, 35(1990)279-282.

[31]

A. Kaveh, Algebraic graph theory for ordering, Computers and Structures, 37(1990)51-54.

[32]

A. Behravesh and A. Kaveh, Direct-iterative analysis of large structures, International Journal of Engineering IUST, 1(1990)1-10.

[33]

A. Kaveh, Algebraic graph theory for optimization, International Journal of Engineering IUST, 1(1990)41-49.

[34]

A. Kaveh, A connectivity coordinate system for node and element ordering, Computers and Structures, 41 (1991)1217-1223.

[35]

A. Kaveh, Graphs and Structures, Computers and Structures, 40(1991)893-901.

[36]

A. Kaveh, Optimizing the conditioning of structural matrices, Computers and Structures, 41 (1991)289-294.

[37]

A. Kaveh, Algebraic and topological graph theory for ordering, Z. Angew. Math. Mech., 71(1991) T739-T742.

[38]

A. Behravesh, A. Davaran and A. Kaveh, A finite difference scheme with variable recti-linear mesh for solving multi-harmonic partial differential equations, Computers and Structures, 44(1992)789-795.

[39]

A. Kaveh, Recent developments in the force method of structural analysis, Applied Mechanics Review, No.9, 45(1992)401-418, A FEATURE ARTICLE.

[40]

A. Kaveh, Bandwidth reduction of rectangular matrices, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 9 (1993)259-267.

[41]

A. Kaveh, Matroids applied to the force method of structural analysis, Z. Angew. Math. Mech., 73(1993)T355-T357.

[42]

A. Kaveh, Space structures and crossing number of their graphs, Mech. Struct. Mach., 21(1993)151-166.

[43]

A. Kaveh, Matroids in structural mechanics, Computers and Structures, 47(1993)169-174.

[44]

A. Kaveh, A Graph theoretical approach to configuration processing, Computers and Structures, 48(1993)357-363.

[45]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, Substructuring and ordering: graph theoretical approaches, Scientia Iranica, No. 2, 1 (1994)81-92.

[46]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, A revised Greedy Algorithm for the formation of a minimal cycle basis of a graph, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, issue 7, 10(1994)523-530.

[47]

A. Kaveh, and G.R. Roosta, Improved cycle bases of a graph for the force method of frame analysis, Computers and Structures, No. 3, 53(1995)337-339.

[48]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, An improved Turn back method for the formation of cycle bases, Asian Journal of Structural Engineering, No. 1, 1(1994)31-44.

[49]

A. Kaveh and S.M. Behfar, Finite element nodal ordering, algorithms, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 11(1995) 995-1003.

[50]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, Graph theoretical methods for substructuring, subdomaining and ordering, International Journal of Space Structures, No.2, 10(1995)8-17.

[51]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, An efficient method for finite element nodal ordering, Asian Journal of Structural Engineering, No.3, 1(1995), 229-242.

[52]

A. Kaveh and A. Davaran, Analysis of pantographic foldable structures, Computers and Structures, 59(1996)131-141.

[53]

A. Kaveh, Topological transformations applied to structural mechanics, Computers and Structures, 63(1997)709-718.

[54]

A. Kaveh and A. Mokhtar-zadeh, Comparative study of the combinatorial and algebraic force methods, Computers and Structures, 63(1997)727-737.

[55]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, Domain decomposition for finite element analysis, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 13(1997)61-71.

[56]

A. Kaveh and I. Ghaderi, Conditioning of structural stiffness matrices, Computers and Structures, 63 (1997)719-727.

[57]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, Combinatorial methods for the formation of sparse flexibility matrices, Microcomputer in Civil Engineering , No. 1, 12(1997)227-232.

[58]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, Cycle bases for sparse flexibility matrices, Iranian Journal of Science ad Technology, 22(1998) 365-378.

[59]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, Comparative study of finite element nodal ordering methods, Engineering Journal, Nos. 1&2, 20(1998) 86-96.

[60]

A. Kaveh and A. Davaran, Domain decomposition of adaptive finite element meshes using spectral bisection method, Amirkabir J. Sci. Tech, 37(1998)15-26.

[61]

A. Davaran and A. Kaveh, Substructuring dynamic analysis of large scale problems using Lanczos method, Amirkabir J. Sci. Tech., 38(1998)104-115.

[62]

A. Kaveh and A. Iranmanesh, Comparative study of backpropagation and improved counterpropagation neural nets in structural analysis and optimization, International Journal of Space Structures, 13(1998)177-185.

[63]

A. Kaveh and A. Davaran, Spectral bisection of adaptive finite element meshes for parallel processing, Computers and Structures, 70(1999)315-324.

[64]

A. Mokhtar-zadeh and A. Kaveh , Optimal plastic analysis and design of frames; graph-theoretical methods, Computers and Structures, No.2-5, 73(1999)485-496.

[65]

A. Kaveh and A. Mokhtar-zadeh, Bandwidth optimization for rectangular matrices, Computers and Structures, No.2-5, 73(1999)497-510.

[66]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, An Algorithm for partitioning finite element meshes, Advances in Engineering Software, 30(1999)857-865.

[67]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, A graph theoretical method for frontwidth reduction, Advances in Engineering Software, 30(1999)789-797.

[68]

A. Iranmanesh and A. Kaveh, Structural optimization by gradient base neural networks, International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, 46(1999) 297-311.

[69]

A. Kaveh and A. Iranmanesh, Structural optimization by neural networks, Amikabir J. . Sci. Tech, 1999.

[70]

A. Kaveh, A. Bahreini-nejad, and M. Mostafaie, A hybrid graph-neural method for domain decomposition, Computers and Structures, 70(1999)667-674.

[71]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, Cycle bases of graphs for sparse flexibility matrices, Computers and Structures, Nos. 2-5, 73(1999)511-518.

[72]

A. Kaveh A. Jafarvand and M.A. Barkhordari, Optimal design of pantograph foldable structures, International Journal of Space Structures, 14(1999)295-302.

[73]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, Finite element nodal ordering using complementary Laplacian matrix , Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No.1, 1(2000)15-27.

[74]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Khalegi, Prediction of strength for concrete specimens using artificial neural network, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No.2, 2(2000)1-13.

[75]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, Ordering for wavefront optimization , Computers and Structures, 78 (2000)227-235.

[76]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, Finite element mesh decompositions using complementary Laplacian matrix, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 16(2000)379-389.

[77]

A. Kaveh and A. Davaran, A hybrid method for domain decomposition in parallel computing, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology , 24(2000)321-332.

[78]

A. Yavari, A. Kaveh, S. Sarkani and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, Topological aspects of meshless methods and nodal ordering for meshless discretization, International Journal Numerical Methods in Engineering, 52(2001)921-938.

[79]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, Spectral trisection of finite element models, International Journal Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluids, No. 2, 11(2001)358-370.

[80]

A. Kaveh and H. Servati, Design of double layer grids using backpropagation neural networks, Computers and Structures, 79(2001) 1561-1568.

[81]

A. Kaveh, Fazel-Dehkordi and H. Servati, Prediction of moment-rotation characteristic for saddle-like connections using BP neural networks, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 1, 2(2001)11-30.

[82]

A. Kaveh, R. Elmieh and H. Servati, Prediction of moment-rotation characteristic for semi-rigid connections using BP neural networks, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 2, 2(2001)131-142.

[83]

A. Kaveh, Algebraic and combinatorial graph theory for optimal structural analysis, Chapter 13 of the book on 'Civil and Structural Engineering Computing', Edited by BHV Topping, UK, 2001.

[84]

A. Kaveh, Expedient transformations in structural mechanics, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 3, 2 (2001)207-224.

[85]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, A multi-level finite element nodal ordering using algebraic graph theory, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 38(2002)245-261.

[86]

A. Kaveh and H. Servati, Neural networks for the approximate analysis and design of double layer grids, International Journal of Space Structures, 17(2002)77-89.

[87]

A. Kaveh and V. Kalatjari, Genetic algorithm for discrete sizing optimal design of trusses using the force method, International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, 55(2002)55-72.

[88]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, A hybrid method for finite element ordering, Computers and Structures, 80 (2002)219-225.

[89]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, Spectral Nodal Ordering for meshless discretization, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 2, 3(2002)93-108.

[90]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, An efficient algorithm for embedding non-planar graphs in planes, Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms, 1(2002)257-268.

[91]

A. Kaveh, Topological Transformation in Structural Mechanics, Chapter 13 of the book on 'Civil and Structural Engineering Computing', Edited by BHV Topping, UK, 2002.

[92]

A. Kaveh and M.A. Syarinejad, Computation of eigenvalues of matrices with special patterns using graph symmetry, Scientia Iranica, No. 2, 10(2003)220-226.

[93]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, Suboptimal cycle bases for the force method, Engineering Computations, No. 3, 20 (2003)58-66.

[94]

A. Kaveh and V. Kalatjari, Topology Optimization of Trusses Using Genetic Algorithm, Force Method and Graph Theory, International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, No.5, 58(2003)771-791.

[95]

A. Kaveh and M.A. Sayarinejad, Eigensolutions for matrices of special structures, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 19(2003)125-136.

[96]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Algebraic Graph theory for sparse flexibility matrices, Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms, 2(2003)131-142.

[97]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, A hybrid method for decomposition, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 39(2003)1237-1247.

[98]

A. Kaveh and M. Raiessi Dehkordi, RBF and BP Neural Networks for the Analysis and Design of Domes, International Journal of Space Structures, No.3, 18(2003)181-194.

[99]

A. Kaveh and M.A. Syarinejad, Eigensolutions for factorable matrices of special patterns, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 2, 20 (2004)133-146.

[100]

A. Kaveh and V. Kalatjari, Size/geometry optimisation of trusses by the force method and genetic algorithm, Z. Angew. Math. Mech., No.5, 84(2004)347-357.

[101]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, Bisection for parallel computing using Ritz and Fiedler vectors, Acta Mechanica, Nos. 3-4, 167(2004)131-144.

[102]

H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady and A. Kaveh, Nodal ordering using graph theory and a genetic algorithm, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Nos. 9-10, 40(2004)1271-1280.

[103]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, A new spectral method for nodal ordering of regular space structures, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 40(13/14)(2004) 1931-1945.

[104]

A. Kaveh and M. A. Sayarinejad, Eigensolutions for factorable matrices of special patterns, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No.2, 20(2004)133-146.

[105]

A. Kaveh and M.A. Sayarinejad, Graph symmetry in dynamic systems, Computers and Structures, Nos. 23-26, 82 (2004)2229-2240.

[106]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, Wavefront reduction using graphs, neural networks and genetic algorithm, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 60( 2004)1803-1815.

[107]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Algebraic Graph theory for suboptimal cycle bases of graphs for an efficient force method, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transaction B: Technology, 28( 2004)529-536.

[108]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, An efficient method for decomposition of regular structures using graph products, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 61(2004)1797-1808.

[109]

A. Kaveh and K. Khanlari, Collapse load factor of planar frames using a modified Genetic algorithm, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 20(2004)911-925.

[110]

A. Kaveh and A. Abditehrani, Design of frames using genetic algorithm, force method and graph theory, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 61(2004)2555-2565.

[111]

A. Kaveh and B. Salimbahrami, Eigensolutions of symmetric frames using graph factorization, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, 20(2004)889-910.

[112]

A. Kaveh, The Role of Algebraic Graph Theory in Structural Mechanics, Chapter 4 of the book on 'Progress in Computational Structures Technology', Edited by B.H.V. Topping and C.A. Mota Soares, Saxe-Couberg Publications, UK, 2004.

[113]

A. Monir Abbasi, A. Afshar, and A. Kaveh, Application of AHP in highway pavement budget allocation in Iran, Journal of Science and Technology, IUST, No. 2, 15(2004)1-13.

[114]

Y. Nouri, A. Janali-zadeh Choobbasi and A. Kaveh, Soil profile prediction using artificial neural networks, EJGE, 2004, Ppr0402.

[115]

F. Daneshjoo, A. Kaveh and M. Fathi, Seismic behaviour factor and period of moment resisting steel frames, Journal of Faculty of Engineering, Tabriz University, 29(2004)23-34.

[116]

A. Kaveh and M.A. Sayarinejad, Eigenvalues of factorable matrices with form IV symmetry, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 6, 21(2005)269-278.

[117]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, An efficient spectral method for bisection of regular finite element meshes, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 6(2005)127-143.

[118]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, A Unified Method for Eigendecomposition of Graph Products, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No.7, 21(2005)377-388.

[119]

A. Kaveh and H. Moez, Subminimal cycle bases of graphs for sparse flexibility matrices, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 11, 21(2005)619-629.

[120]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, New canonical forms for analytical solution of problems in structural mechanics, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 9, 21(2005) 499-513.

[121]

A. Kaveh and M.A. Syarinejad, Augmented canonical forms and factorization of graphs, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 6, 6(2005) 495-509.

[121]

Behravesh A., Mozaffary I., Kaveh A., Nomograms for column base plates using the method of contact problem, IUST-International Journal of Engineering Science (Persian) No. 5, 15(2005)1-22.

[123]

Massumi A., Tasnimi A.A., Kaveh A. Prediction of overstrength and redundancy in concrete moment resisting frames using nonlinear incremental static analysis, IUST-International Journal of Engineering Science (Persian) No. 5, 15(2005)235-258.

[124]

A. Kaveh and M.A. Sayarinejad, Additively properties of graphs with Form II symmetry, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 3, 22(2006)181-195.

[125]

A. Kaveh and H. Moez, Minimal cycle bases for efficient flexibility analysis of semi-rigid jointed frames, Engineering Structures, No. 6, 28(2006)829-836.

[126]

A. Kaveh, M.A. Sayarinejad, Augmented canonical forms and factorization of graphs, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 10, 65(2006)1545-1560.

[127]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Analysis, design and optimisation of structures using force method and genetic algorithm, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, No.10, 65(2006)1570-1584.

[128]

A. Kaveh and M. Jahanshahi An efficient program for cycle basis selection and bandwidth optimization, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 1, 7(2006) 95-109.

[129]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Unification of three canonical forms with application to stability analysis, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No.2, 7 (2006)125-138.

[130]

A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht, Buckling load of symmetric plane frames using canonical forms and group theory, Acta Mechanica, Nos. 1-2, 185(2006)89-128.

[131]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Block diagonalization of adjacency and Laplacian matrices for graph products; Applications in structural mechanics, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 1, 68(2006)33-63.

[132]

A. Kaveh and M. Shahrouzi, Direct index coding for discrete sizing optimization of structures by genetic algorithms, International Journal of Civil Engineering, IUST, Nos. 3-4, 3(2006)166-181.

[133]

A. Kaveh and M.A. Syarinejad, Eigensolution of special compound matrices and application, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 6, 6(2005) 495-509.

[134]

A. Kaveh and M. Sayarinejad, Eigensolution of specially structured matrices with hyper-symmetry, International Journalfor Numerical Methods in Engineering,No.7, 67 (2006) 1012-1043.

[135]

A. Kaveh and M. Shahrouzi, Simultaneous topology and size optimization of structures by genetic algorithm using minimal length chromosome, Engineering Computations, No. 6, 23(2006)664-674.

[136]

A. Kaveh, Advances in Computational Mechanics via Graph Theory, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 4, 7 (2006)393-410.

[137]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Special decompositions for eigenproblems in structural mechanics, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 9, 22(2006) 943-953.

[138]

A. Kaveh, H. Rahami, Nonlinear analysis and optimal design of structures via force method and genetic algorithm. Computers and Structures, 84(2006)770-778.

[139]

A. Kaveh and M. Babaei, Generation and Geometric nonlinear analysis of scissor-like foldable structures, IUST International Journal of Engineering Science, No. 1, 17(2006) 39-49.

[140]

A. Kaveh, Symmetry and Structures, Chapter 19 of a book, Innovation in Engineering Computational Technology, Edited by BHV Topping, G. Monteroand R. Montenegro, Saxe-Couberg Publication, UK, 2006, pp. 403-424.

[141]

A. Kaveh and M.R. Farmanbar, A fast approximate method for calculating the collapse load factor of planar frames, Sharif Journal of Science and Technology, 35(2006)65-75.

[142]

A. Kaveh and M. Shahrouzi, Simulated annealing and adaptive dynamic variable band mutation for structural optimization by genetic algorithms, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No.6, 7(2006)655-674.

[143]

A. Kaveh H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady and L. Shahryari, Buckling Load of Symmetric Planar Frames with Semi-rigid Joints Using Graph Theory, International Journal of Civil Engineering IUST, No. 3, 4(2006)157-175.

[144]

A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht, Block diagonalization of Laplacian matrices of symmetric graphs via group theory, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 5, 69(2007)908-947.

[145]

A. Kaveh and B. Dadfar, Eigensolution for free vibration of planar frames by weighted graph symmetry, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 6, 69(2007)1305-1330.

[146]

A. Kaveh and S. Shojaee, Optimal design of scissor-link foldable structures using ant colony optimization algorithm, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 22(2007)72-80.

[147]

Sh. M. Karimi, S.J. Mousavi, A. Kaveh and A. Afshar, A fuzzy optimization model for earthwork allocation with imprecise parameters,ASCE, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, February (2007)181-190.

[148]

K. Sholeh, A. Vafai, A. Kaveh, Online detection of the breathing crack using an adaptive tracking technique, Acta Mechanica, Nos. 3-4, 188(2007)139-154.

[149]

A. Kaveh and B. Dadfar, Eigensolution for stability analysis of planar frames, by Graph Symmetry, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, No. 5, 22(2007)267-275.

[150]

A. Kaveh and S. Shojaee, Optimal design of skeletal structures using ant colony optimisation,International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 5, 70(2007) 563-581.

[151]

A. Kaveh and K. Koohestani, N. Taghizadeh, Efficient finite element analysis by graph-theoretical force method, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Nos. 6-7, 43(2007)543-554.

[152]

A. Kaveh and M. Shahrouzi , A hybrid ant strategy and genetic algorithm to tune the population size for efficient structural optimization, Engineering Computations, No. 3, 24(2007)237-254.

[153]

A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht, Decomposition of symmetric mass-spring vibrating systems using groups, graphs and linear algebra, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 7, 23(2007) 639-719.

[154]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Compound matrix block diagonalization for efficient solution of eigenproblems in structural matrices, Acta Mechanica, Nos. 3-4, 188(2007)155-166.

[155]

A. Kaveh and B. Salimbahrami, Buckling load of symmetric frames using canonical forms, Computers and Structures, No. 11, 85(2007)1420-1430.

[156]

A. Afshar, A. Kaveh and O.R. Shoghli, Multi-objective optimization of time-cost-quality using multi-colony ant algorithm, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 2, 8(2007)113-124.

[157]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Tri-diagonal and penta-diagonal block matrices for efficient eigensolutions of problems in structural mechanics, Acta Mechanica, Nos. 1-4, 192(2007)77-87.

[158]

A. Kaveh and H. Fazli, Graph coloration and group theory for factorization of symmetric dynamic systems, Acta Mechanica, Nos. 1-4, 192(2007)111-113.

[159]

A. Kaveh and H. Fazli Graph coloration and group theory in dynamic analysis of symmetric finite element models, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, Nos. 11-12, 43(2007)901-911.

[160]

A. Kaveh, M. Zahedi and K. Laknegadi, A novel nodal ordering algorithm for profile optimization by efficient solution of differential equation, Engineering Computations, No. 6, 24(2007)572-585.

[161]

A. Kaveh and H. Fazli, A comparative study of algorithms for minimal cycle bases for efficient force method of frame analysis, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 10, 23(2007)921-943.

[162]

A. Kaveh and K. Koohestani, An efficient graph theoretical method for plate bending finite element analysis via force method, Engineering Computations, No. 7, 24(2007)679-698.

[163]

A. Kaveh and M. Raiessi Dehkordi, Application of artificial neural networks in predicting the deformation of domes under wind load, International Journal of IUST, 18(2007)45-53.

[164]

A. Kaveh and L. Shahryari, Buckling load of planar frames with semi-rigid joints using weighted symmetric graphs, Computers and Structures, 85(2007)1704-1728.

[165]

A. Kaveh and M. Najimi, Inter-relation of the structural variation theorems and the force method, Engineering Computations, No. 8, 24(2007)763-779.

[166]

A. Kaveh and K. Koohestani, N. Taghizadeh, Force method for finite element models with indeterminate support conditions, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 4, 8(2007)403-417.

[167]

A. Kaveh and L. Shahryari, Eigenfrequencies of symmetric planar frames with semi-rigid joints using weighted graphs, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, No. 15, 43(2007) 1135-1154.

[168]

A. Kaveh, M. Zahedi and K. Laknegadi, Symmetry detection for structural graph models, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 8(2007)659-676.

[169]

A. Kaveh, M. Shahrouzi,Dynamic selective pressure using hybrid evolutionary and ant system strategies for structural optimization, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 4, 73(2008)544-563.

[170]

A. Kaveh and M. Shahrouzi, Graph theoretical implementation of memetic algorithms in structural optimization of frame bracing layouts, Engineering Computations, No. 1, 25(2008)55-85.

[171]

A. Kaveh and P. Sharafi, Optimal priority functions for profile reduction using ant colony optimization, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, No. 3, 44(2008)131-138.

[172]

A. Kaveh and P. Sharafi, An ant algorithm for profile reduction of sparse matrices, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 1, 9(2008)35-46.

[173]

A. Kaveh, B. Salimbahrami, Analysis of symmetric structures using canonical forms, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 3, 24(2008)195-218.

[174]

A. Kaveh and S. Shojaee, Optimal domain decomposition via p-median methodology using ACO and hybrid ACGA, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, No. 8, 44(2008) 505-512.

[175]

A. Kaveh and P. Sharafi, Ant colony optimization for finding medians of weighted graphs, Engineering Computations, No. 2, 25(2008)102-120.

[176]

A. Kaveh, Y. Gholipour, and H. Rahami, Optimal design of transmission towers using genetic algorithm and neural networks, International Journal of Space Structures, No. 1, 23(2008)1-19.

[177]

A. Kaveh and M. Shahrouzi, Optimal structural design family by genetic search and ant colony approach, Engineering Computations, No. 3, 25(2008)268-288.

[178]

A. Kaveh and K. Koohestani, Graph products for configuration processing of space structures, Computers and Structures, 86(2008)1219-1236.

[179]

A. Kaveh, M. Jahanshahi and M. Khanzadi, Plastic analysis of frames using genetic algorithm and ant colony algorithm, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 3, 9(2008) 227-246.

[180]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, A hybrid particle swarm and ant colony optimization for design of truss structures Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 4, 9(2008)325-344.

[181]

A. Kaveh and M. Jahanshahi, Plastic limit analysis of frames using ant colony systems, Computers and Structures, 86(2008)1152-1163.

[182]

A. Kaveh and H. Moez, Minimal cycle bases for analysis of frames and semi-rigid joints, Computers and Structures, 86(2008)503-510.

[183]

A. Kaveh and K. Koohestani, Efficient finite element analysis by graph-theoretical force method; triangular and rectangular plate bending elements, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 44(2008)646-654.

[184]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Factorization for efficient solution of eigenproblems of adjacency and Laplacian matrices for graph products, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 1, 75(2008)58-82.

[185]

A. Kaveh, K. Laknegadi and M. Zahedi, A new algorithm for domain decomposition of finite element models, Engineering Computations, No. 5, 25(2008)464-479.

[186]

A. Kaveh, and S. Talatahari, A discrete particle swarm ant colony optimization for design of steel frames, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 6, 9(2008)531-542.

[187]

A. Kaveh and R. Mirzaie, Minimal cycle basis of graph products for the force method of frame analysis, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 8, 24(2008) 653-669.

[188]

K. Sholeh, A. Vafai, A. Kaveh, Localized identification of shear buildings with embedded foundation in frequency domain, Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, No. 2, 17(2008)245-256.

[189]

A. Kaveh and A. Jahanmohammadi, Group-theoretic method for forced vibration analysis of symmetric structures, Acta Mechanica, Nos. (1-4), 199(2008)1-16.

[190]

H. Rahami, A. Kaveh and Y. Gholipour, Sizing, geometry and topology optimization of trusses via force method and genetic algorithm, Engineering Structures, No. 9, 30(2008) 2360-2369.

[191]

A. Kaveh, B. Hassani, S. Shojaee, and S.M. Tavakkoli, Structural Topology Optimization Using Ant Colony Methodology, Engineering Structures, No. 9, 30(2008)2559-2565.

[192]

H. Rahami and A. Kaveh, Forced vibration of symmetric structures, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 11, 24(2008) 1393-1406.

[193]

A. Kaveh and H. Fazli, Analysis of frames by substructuring technique based on using algebraic and graph methods, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 10, 24(2008) 867-874.

[194]

A. Kaveh, B. Farhmand Azar, S. Talatahari, Ant colony optimization for design of space trusses, International Journal of Space Structures, No. 3, 23(2008)167-181.

[195]

A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht, Stability analysis of hyper symmetric skeletal structures using group theory, Acta Mechanica, Nos. (3-4), 200(2008)177-197.

[196]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Topology and graph products; eigenproblems in optimal structural analysis, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 11, 24(2008)929-945.

[197]

A . Kaveh and M. Najimi, Variation theorems for dynamic analysis of 2D structures (TN), International Journal of Civil Engineering, IUST, No. 2, 6(2008)216-225.

[198]

A. Kaveh and K. Koohestani, Efficient graph-theoretical force method for three dimensional finite element analysis, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 11, 24(2008) 1533-1551.

[199]

A. Kaveh and M. Daie, Formation of statical basis for efficient force method by ant colony optimization, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 1, 10(2009)79-96.

[200]

A. Kaveh and B. Alinejad, A general theorem for adjacency matrices of graph products and application in graph partitioning for parallel computing, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, No. 3, 45(2009)149-155.

[201]

A. Kaveh, and S. Talatahari, Particle swarm optimizer, ant colony strategy and harmony search scheme hybridized for optimization of truss structures, Computers and Structures, 87(2009)267-283. Continuously ranked as on of the Top 25 Hottest Articles by Elsevier, Currently ranked as one of the Top 10 Cited Articles by Elsevier.

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A. Kaveh and M. Shahrouzi, Graph theoretical topology control in structural optimization of frame bracing systems, Scientia Iranica, Transaction A, No. 2, 16(2009)173-187.

[203]

A. Kaveh and B. Salimbahrami, Eigensolution of symmetric space frames by factorization of their graph models, Advances in Structural Engineering, No. 2, 12(2009)139-167.

[204]

A. Kaveh and M. Nouri, Weighted graph products for configuration processing of planar and space structures, International Journal of Space Structures, No. 1, 24(2009)13-26.

[205]

A. Kaveh and K. Laknejadi, Factorization of product graphs for graph partitioning and domain decomposition, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, No. 6, 45(2009)476-483.

[206]

A. Kaveh and P. Sharafi, Nodal ordering for bandwidth reduction using ant system algorithm, Engineering Computations, No. 3 , 26(2009)313-323.

[207]

A. Kaveh, Y. Gholipour, and H. Rahami, Optimization of transmission towers using genetic algorithm, Sharif (in Persian), 46(2009)74-84.

[208]

A. Kaveh, and S. Talatahari, An efficient hybrid algorithm based on harmony search, particle swarm and ant colony strategies for optimal design of structures Chapter of a book entitled: Harmony Search Algorithms for Structural Design, Edited by Z.W. Geem, Springer Verlag, Chapter 5, 2009.

[209]

A. Kaveh, and S. Talatahari, A particle swarm ant colony optimization for truss structures with discrete variables,Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Nos (8-9), 65(2009)1558-1568. Continuously ranked as on of the Top 25 Hottest Articles by Elsevier.

[210]

A. Afshar, A. Kasaeian Ziaraty, A. Kaveh, and F. Sharifi , Nondominated archiving multicolony ant algorithm in time–cost trade-off optimization, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (ASCE), No. 7, 135(2009)668-674.

[211]

A. Kaveh and E. Naseri, A four-node quadrilateral element for finite element analysis via an efficient force method, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 3, 10(2009)283-307.

[212]

A. Kaveh, and S. Talatahari, Size optimization of space trusses using Big Bang–Big Crunch algorithm, Computers and Structures, 87(2009)1129-1140. Continuously ranked as on of the Top 25 Hottest Articles by Elsevier.

[213]

A. Kaveh and M. Daei, Efficient force method for the analysis of finite element models comprising of triangular elements using ant colony optimization, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, No. 10, 45(2009)710-720.

[214]

A. Kaveh and K. Koohestani, Efficient graph-theoretical force method for two dimensional rectangular finite element analysis, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 9, 25(2009)951-971.

[215]

A. Kaveh and K. Koohestani, Combinatorial optimization of special graphs for nodal ordering and graph partitioning, Acta Mechanica , Nos. (1-2), 207(2009)95-108.

[216]

A. Kaveh and B. Alinejad, Eigensolution of Laplacian matrices for graph partitioning and domain decomposition: Approximate algebraic method, Engineering Computations, Issue 7, 26(2009)828-842.

[217]

A. Kaveh and M. Hassani, Simultaneous analysis, design and optimization of structures using force method and ant colony algorithms, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 4, 10(2009)381-396.

[218]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Engineering optimization with HPSACO, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 6, 10 (2009)611-628.

[219]

A. Kaveh, M. Nouri and Taghizadieh, Eigensolution for Adjacency and Laplacian Matrices of Large Repetitive Structural Models, Scientia Iranica, No. 6, 16(2009) 481-489.

[220a]

A. Kaveh and B. Salimbahrami, Eigenproblems of Symmetric Planar Frames, Scientia Iranica, No. 6, 16(2009) 467-480.

[220b]

Farhad Ardalan, Hessamaddin Arfaei, Reza Mansouri, Mahdi Balalimood, Dariush Farhud, Reza Malekzadeh, Habib Firouzabadi, Keramatollah Izadpanah-Jahromi, Afsaneh Safavi, Ali Kaveh, Farrokh Saidi, Abbas Shafiee, Yousef Sobouti , Iran's scientists condemn instances of plagiarism, Published in: Nature, Publication date: December 2009 , Publisher: Nature Publishing Group , DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/462847a

[221]

A. Kaveh and E. Naseri, A new four-node quadrilateral plate bending element for highly sparse and banded flexibility matrices, Acta Mechanica, Nos. 3-4, 209(2010) 295-309.

[222]

A. Kaveh, and S. Talatahari, An improved ant colony optimization for constrained engineering design problems, Engineering Computations, Issue 1, 27(2010)155-182.

[223]

A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht, Improved group-theoretical method for eigenvalue problems of special symmetric structures, using graph theory, Advances in Engineering Software, 41(2010)22-31.

[224]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Optimal design of Schwedler and ribbed domes; hybrid Big Bang-Big Crunch algorithm, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 66(2010) 412-419.

[225]

A. Kaveh and A. Shakouri Mahmud Abadi, Cost optimization of composite floor system using an improved harmony search algorithm, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 66(2010)664-669.

[226]

A. Kaveh, B. Farahmand Azar, A. Hadidi, F. Rezazadeh Sorochi and S. Talatahari, Performance-based seismic design of steel frames using ant colony optimization , Journal of Constructional Steel Research, No. 4, 66(2010)566-574. Continuously ranked as one of the Top 25 Hottest Articles by Elsevier.

[227]

A. Kaveh and S. Malakouti Rad, Hybrid genetic algorithm and particle swarm optimization for the force method-based simultaneous analysis and design, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, 34( 2010)15-34.

[228]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, A discrete Big Bang–Big Crunch algorithm for optimal design of skeletal structures, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, Issue 1, 11(2010)103-123.

[229]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, An improved ant colony optimization for design of steel frames, Engineering Structures, Issue 3, 32(2010)864-873.

[230]

A. Kaveh, M. Nikbakht and H. Rahami, Improved group theoretic method using graphs products, for the analysis of symmetric-regular structures, Acta Mechanica, Nos. (3-4), 210(2010)265-289.

[231]

A. Kaveh and B. Alinejad, Graph products with specified domains for configuration processing and formation of the adjacency matrices, Engineering Computations, Issue 2, 27(2010) 205-224.

[232]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Charged system search for optimum grillage systems design using the LRFD-AISC code, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 66(2010)767-771.

[233]

A. Kaveh and K. Koohestani, Formation of graph models for regular finite element meshes, Computer Assisted Mechanics and Engineering Sciences, 16(2009)101-115.

[234]

A. Kaveh and B. Alinejad, New graph products of specified domains for configuration processing, PAMM, No. 1, 9 (2010)585-586.

[235]

A. Kaveh and L. Shahryari, Eigenfrequencies of symmetric planar trusses via weighted graph symmetry and new canonical forms, Engineering Computations, Issue 3, 27(2010)409-439.

[236]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, A charged system search with a fly to boundary method for discrete optimum design of truss structures, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, Issue 3, 11(2010)277-293.

[237]

A. Kaveh, H. Rahami and M. Nikbakht, Vibration analysis of regular structures by graphs products: cable networks, Computers and Structures, 88(2010)588-601.

[238]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Corrigendum to: particle swarm optimizer, ant colony strategy and harmony search scheme hybridized for optimization of truss structures, Coputers and Structures, 88(2010)648.

[239]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Optimal design of truss structures via the charged system search algorithm, Structural Multidisplinary Optimization, No. 6, 37(2010) 893-911.

[240]

A. Kaveh, X. Jia and Q. Weng, Rotation as a general operation for configuration processing, Scientia Iranica, No. 2, 17(2010)131-140.

[241]

A. Kaveh and M. Daei, Suboptimal cycle bases of graphs using an ant colony system algorithm, Engineering Computations, Issue 4, 27(2010)485-494.

[242]

A. Kaveh and H. Fazli, Eigensolution of augmented graph products using shifted inverse iteration method, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 5, 83(2010)558-574.

[243]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Imperialist competitive algorithm for Engineering design problems, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 6, 11(2010)675-697.

[244]

A. Kaveh and Shahrouzi, An efficient stochastic search with minimal initial population for structural optimization, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 6, 11(2010)741-763.

[245]

A. Kaveh and N. Farhoodi, Layout optimization for X-bracing of planar steel frames, International Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 3, 8(2010)187-206.

[246]

A. Kaveh and M. Najimi, Structural variation theorems extended to integrated force method for the analysis of skeletal structures, Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 8, 26(2010)1050-1063.

[247]

K. Koohestani and A. Kaveh, Efficient buckling and free vibration analysis of cyclically repeated space truss structures, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 46(2010)943-948.

[248]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, A novel heuristic optimization method: charged system search, Acta Mechaica, Nos. (3-4), 213(2010)267-286.

[249]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Optimum design of skeletal structures using imperialist competitive algorithm,Computers and Structures , 88(2010)1220-1229. Continuously ranked as on of the Top 25 Hottest Articles by Elsevier.

[250]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, An efficient analysis of repetitive structures generated by graph products, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, No. 1, 84(2010)108-126.

[251]

A. Kaveh, M. Shahrouzi and Y. Naserifar, Tuned genetic algorithms for finding p-median ofa weighted graph, Scientia Iranica, No. 5, 17(2010)350-362.

[252]

A. Kaveh and A. Shakouri, Harmony search algorithm for optimum design of slab formwork, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, No. B4, 34(August 2010)335-351.

[253]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Optimal design of single layer domes using meta-heuristic algorithms; a comparative study, International Journal of Space Structures, No. 4, 25(2010)217-227.

[254]

A. Kaveh and F. Nemati, Eigensolution of rotationally repetitive space structures using a canonical form, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, No. 12, 26(2010)1781-1796.

[255]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Eigenvalues of the adjacency and Laplacian matrices for modified regular structural models, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, No. 12, 26(2010)1836-1855.

[256]

A. Kaveh, S. Talatahari and B. Farahmand Azar, An improved HPSACO for engineering optimum design problems, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 2, 12(2011)133-142.

[257]

A. Kaveh, H. Abbasgholiha, Optimum design of steel sway frames using big bang-big crunch algorithm, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 3, 12(2011)293-318.

[258]

A. Kaveh and A. Shakouri Mahmud Abadi, Harmony search based algorithm for the optimum cost design of reinforced concrete cantilever retaining walls, International Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 1, 9(2011)1-10.

[259]

A. Kaveh, and A. Zolghadr, Shape and size optimization of truss structures with frequency constraints using enhanced charged system search algorithm, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 4, 12(2011)487-509.

[260]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Block circulant matrices and their applications to free vibration analysis of cyclically repetitive structures, Acta Mechanica, Nos. 1-2, 217(2011)51-62.

[261]

A. Kaveh and H. Fazli, Approximate eigensolution of locally modified regular structures using a substructuring technique, Computers and Structures, 89(2011)529-537.

[262]

V. Kalatjari, A. Kaveh, and P. Manssorian, System reliability assessment of redundant trusses using improved algebraic force method and artificial intelligence, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 4, 12(2011)423-550.

[263]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Geometry and topology optimization of geodesic domes using charged system search, Structural Multidisplinary Optimization, No. 2, 43(2011)215-229.

[264]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, An enhanced ‎‎charged system search for configuration optimization using the concept of fields of forces, Structural Multidisplinary Optimization, No. 3, 43(2011)339-351.

[265]

A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht, Analysis of space truss towers, using combined symmetry groups and product graphs, Acta Mechanica, No. 1, 218(2011)113-160.

[266]

A. Kaveh, M. Nouri and N. Taghizadieh, An efficient solution method for the free vibration of large repetitive space structures, Advances in Structural Engineering, No. 2, 14(2011)151-161.

[267]

A. Kaveh and F. Nemati, Efficient free vibration analysis of rotationally symmetric shell structures, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, No. 4, 27(2011)541-552.

[268]

A. Kaveh and P. Sharafi, Charged system search algorithm for Minimax and Minisum facility layout problems, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 6, 12(2011)703-718.

[268b]

F.R. Rofooei, A. Kaveh and F. Masteri Farahani, Estimating the vulnerability of concrete moment resisting frame structures using artificial neural networks, International Journal of Operational Research, No. 3, 1(2011)433-448.

[269]

A. Kaveh and Aalizadeh Arvanaq, Free vibration of symmetric planar frames via the force method and canonical forms, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, No. 6, 27(2011)936-961.

[270]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Hybrid charged system search and particle swarm optimization for engineering design problems, Engineering Computations, No. 4, 28(2011) 423-440.

[271]

A. Kaveh and N. Farhoodi, A unified approach to parameter selection in meta-heuristic algorithms for layout optimization, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Issue 10, 67 (2011)1453-1462.

[272]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, optimization of large-scale truss structures using modified charged system search, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 1, 1(2011) 15- 28.

[273]

H. Rahami, A. Kaveh, M. Aslani and R. Najian Asl, A hybrid modified genetic-nelder mead simplex algorithm for large-scale truss optimization, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 1, 1(2011)29-46.

[274]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, A general model for meta-heuristic algorithms using the concept of fields of forces, Acta Mechanica, Numbers 1-2, 221(2011)99-118.

[275]

A. Kaveh and K. Laknejadi, A novel hybrid charge system search and particle swarm optimization method for multi-objective optimization, Expert Systems and Applications, No. 12, 38 (2011) 15475–15488.

[276]

A. Kaveh, O. Sabzi, A comparative study of two metheuristic algorithms for optimal design of planar RC frames, International Journal of Civil Engineering IUST, 9(3) (2011)193-206.

[277]

S. Talatahari, A. Kaveh and, R. Sheikholeslami, An efficient charged system search using chaos for global optimization problems, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 2, 1(2011)305-325.

[278]

A. Kaveh and H. Nasr, Solving conditional and unconditional p-center Problem with greedy harmony search and its application, Scientia Iranica, A 18 (4)(2011) 867–877.

[279]

A. Kaveh and K. Laknejadi, A hybrid multi-objective particle swarm optimization and decision making procedure for optimal design of truss structures, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, 35(C2)(2011)137-154.

[280]

A. Kaveh and H. Fazli, Optimal analysis of regular structures using a substructuring technique, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering , No. 3, 13(2012)387-404.

[281]

A. Kaveh, M. Kalateh-Ahani and M.S. Masoudi, The CMA evolution strategy based size optimization of truss structures, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 2, 1(2011)233-256.

[282]

A. Kaveh and H. Fazli, Approximate eigensolution of Laplacian matrices for locally modified graph products using implicitly restarted Lanczos method, Journal of Computational Applied Mathematics, 236 (2011) 1591–1603.

[283]

A. Kaveh and M.S. Massoudi, Plate bending elements for efficient force method using graph theory Scientia Iranica, No. 5, 18(2011)1045-1053.

[284]

A. Kaveh and B. Alinejad, A general theorem for eigensolution of Laplacian matrices of product graphs and applications in structural mechanics, Acta Mechanica, Nos. 3-4, 222(2011)331-350.

[285]

A. Kaveh and A. Shakouri Mahmud Abadi, Harmony search based algorithm for the optimum cost design of reinforced concrete one-way ribbed slabs, The Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, No. 7, 37(2011)1179-1187.

[286]

L. Shahryari and A. Kaveh, Calculation of buckling load and eigenfrequencies for planar truss structures with multi-symmetry, International Journal of Engineering, Transaction A: Basic, No. 4, 24 (2011)351-365.

[287]

A. Hadidi, A. Kaveh, B. Farahmand Azar, S. Talatahari, C. Farahmandpour, An efficient hybrid algorithm based on particle swarm and simulated annealing for optimal design of space trusses, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 3, 1(2011) 377-396.

[288]

F.R. Rofooei, A. Kaveh, F.M. Farahani, Estimating the vulnerability of the concrete moment resisting frame structures using artificial neural networks, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 3, 1(2011) 433-448.

[289]

A. Kaveh and B. Eftekhar, Optimal design of double layer barrel vaults using and improved hybrid Big bang-Big crunch method, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 4. 13(2012)465-487.

[290]

A. Kaveh and M. Ahangaran, Discrete Cost Optimization of Composite Floor System Using Social Harmony Search Model, Applied Soft Computing, No. 1, 12 (2012) 372–381.

[291]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Charged System Search for Optimal Design of Planar Frame Structures, Applied Soft Computing, No. 1, 12(2012) 382-393.

[292]

A. Kaveh, K. Laknejadi, B. Alinejad, Performance based multi-objective optimization of large steel structures, Acta Mechanica, No. 2, 223(2012)355-369.

[293]

A. Kaveh and P. Sharafi, Ordering for bandwidth and profile minimization problems via charged system search method, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, 36(2012)39-52.

[294]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, and B. Farhmand Azar, Optimum design of composite open channels using charged system search algorithm, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, 36(2012)67-77.

[295]

A. Kaveh, and A. Zolghadr, A multi-set charged system search for truss optimization with variables of different natures; element grouping, Periodica Polytechnica, No. 2, 55(2011)87-98.

[296]

A. Kaveh, and E. Ebrahimi, Graph-theoretical force method of finite element models with triangular and rectangular elements, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 5, 13(2012)597-616.

[297]

A. Kaveh, T. Bakhshpoori and E. Afshari, An optimization-based comparative study of double layer grids with two different configurations using cuckoo search algorithm, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 4, 1(2011) 507-520.

[298]

A. Kaveh, and V.R. Mahdavi, Optimal design of arch dams for frequency limitations using charged system search and particle swarm optimization, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 4, 1(2011) 543-555.

[299]

A. Kaveh and M. Hassani, Ant colony algorithms for nonlinear analysis and optimal design of structures, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 4, 1(2011) 571-595.

[300]

A. Kaveh and Tolou, Efficient finite element analysis using graph-theoretical force method; brick element, Finite Elements for Analysis and Design, 54 (2012) 1–15.

[301]

A. Kaveh, S. Talatahari, and M.T. Alami, a new hybrid meta-heuristic for optimum design of frame structures, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 6, 13 (2012) 705-717.

[302]

A. Kaveh and H. Nasr, Hybrid harmony search for conditional p-median problems, International Journal of Civil Engineering, IUST, No. 1, 10(2012)32-36.

[303]

A. Kaveh, A. Shakouri Mahmud Abadi and S. Zolfaghari Moghaddam, An adapted harmony search based algorithm for facility layout optimization, International Journal of Civil Engineering IUST, No. 1, 10(2012)37-42.

[304]

Ali Kaveh and Sepehr Beheshti, Weighted triangular and circular graph products for configuration processing, Periodica Polytechnica-Civil Engineering, No. 1, 56(2012) 63-71.

[305]

A. Kaveh, T. Bakhshipour, and M. Ashoory, An efficient optimization procedure based on cuckoo search algorithm for practical design of steel structures, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 1, 2(2012)1-14.

[306]

A. Tahershamsi, A. Kaveh, R. Sheikholeslami and S. Talatahari , Big Bang – Big Crunch algorithm for least-cost design of water distribution systems, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 1, 2(2012)70-79.

[307]

A. Kaveh and H. Fazli, Canonical forms for symmetric and regular structures, to
Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Algorithms , No. 2, 11(2012)119-157.

[308]

A. Kaveh, A. Zolghadr, Truss optimization with natural frequency constraints using a hybridized CSS-BBBC algorithm with trap recognition capability, Computers and Structures, 102-103(2012)14-27. Most downloaded and highly cited paper of Computers and Structures, 2015-2016.

[309]

H. Rahami, A. Kaveh and H. Mehanpour, Optimal analysis of non-regular graphs using the results of regular models via an iterative method, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 2, 2(2012)153-171.

[310]

A. Kaveh and VR Mahdavi, Generation of endurance time acceleration functions using the wavelet transform, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 2, 2(2012)203-219.

[311]

A. Kaveh, H. Rahami, and H. Mehanpour, Static and modal analyses of structures with different repeated patterns, Advances in Engineering Software, 51(2012)1-9.

[312]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, A hybrid CSS and PSO algorithm for optimal design of structures, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, No. 6, 42(2012)783-797.

[313]

A. Kaveh, New developments in graph products and applications in structural engineering, Periodica Polytechnica-Civil Engineering, 7(2012)105-117.

[314]

A. Kaveh and A.F. Behnam, Cost optimization of a composite floor system, one-way waffle slab, and concrete slab formwork using Charged System Search algorithm, Scientia Iranica, No. 3, 19(2012)410-416.

[315]

A. Kaveh, and A. Nasrollahi, Engineering design optimization using a hybrid PSO and HS algorithm, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 2, 14(2013) 201-223.

[316]

A. Kaveh and O. Sabzi, Optimal design of reinforced concrete frames using big bang-big crunch algorithm, International Journal of Civil Engineering, IUST, No. 3, 10(2012) 189-200.

[317]

A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, An improved charged system search for structural damage identification in beams and frames using changes in natural frequencies, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 3, 2(2012)321-340.

[318]

A. Kaveh and P. Zakian, Performance based optimal seismic design of RC shear walls incorporating soil-structure interaction using CSS algorithm, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 3, 2(2012)383-405.

[319]

A. Kaveh and M. Ahanghran, Social harmony search algorithm for continuous optimization, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, C2, 36(2012)121-137.

[320]

A. Kaveh and M.S. Massoudi, Cost optimization of a composite floor system using ant colony system, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, C2, 36(2012)139-148.

[321]

S. Talatahari, A. Kaveh, R. Sheikholeslami, Chaotic imperialist competitive algorithm for optimum design of truss structures, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, No. 3, 46(2012)355-367.

[322]

S. Talatahari, A. Kaveh and N. Mohajer Rahbari, Parameter Identification of Bouc-Wen Model for MR Fluid Dampers Using Adaptive Charged System Search Optimization, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, No. 8, 26(2012)2523-2534.

[323]

A. Kaveh and H. Fazli, Eigensolution of locally modified regular structures using
shifted inverse iteration method, Computers and Structures, 108-109(2012)75-82.

[324]

A. Kaveh, H. Rahami, and P. Pezeshky, Geometric nonlinear analysis of circulant structures using an efficient eigensolution method, Acta Mechanica, No.10. 223(2012) 2167-2182.

[325]

S. Talatahari, A. Kaveh, Sheikholeslami, R., Engineering design optimization using chaotic enhanced charged system search algorithms, Acta Mechanica, No. 10. 223 (2012) 2269-2285

[326]

A. Kaveh and M. Khayatazad, A new meta-heuristic method: ray optimization, Computers and Structures, 112-113 (2012) 283–294. Highly cited paper of Computers and Structures in 2015-2016.

[327]

A. Kaveh, N. Shamsapour, R. Sheikholeslami, M. Mashhadian, Forecasting Transport Energy Demand in Iran Using Meta-heuristic Algorithms, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 2, 2(2012)533-544.

[328]

A. Kaveh, H. Rahami, S.R. Mirghaderi, and M. Ardalan Asl, Analysis of near-regularstructures using the force method, Engineering Computation, No. 1, 30(2013)21-48.

[329]

A. Kaveh, M. Fahimi-Farzam, and M. Kalateh-Ahani, Time-history analysis based optimal design of space trusses: The CMA evolution strategy approach using GRNN and WA, Structural Engineering and Mechanics (Techno Press), No. 3, 44( 2012)379-403.

[330]

A. Kaveh , M. Farahani and N. Shojaei , Optimal design of barrel vaults using charged search system, International Journal of Civil Engineering, IUST, 4, 10(2012)301-308.

[331]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Hybrid Algorithm of Harmony Search, Particle Swarm and Ant Colony for Structural Design Optimization,Harmony Search Algorithms for Structural Design Optimization Studies in Computational Intelligence, Volume 239, 2009, pp. 159-198.

[332]

A. Kaveh and O. Khademhosseini, A hybrid HS-CSS algorithm for simultaneous analysis,

design and optimization of trusses via force method, Periodica Politechnica, No. 2, 56(2012)197-212.

[333]

A. Kaveh and M. Khayatazad, Ray optimization for size and shape optimization of truss structures, Computers and Structures, 117(2013)82-94.

[334]

Ali Kaveh, Mohammad Ali Motie Share, and Mahsa Moslehi, A new meta-heuristic algorithm for optimization: magnetic charged system search, Acta Mechanica, No. 1, 224(2013)85- 107.

[335]

Siamak Talatahari and Ali Kaveh, Optimum Design of Skeletal Structures via BigBang-Big Crunch Algorithm, Chapter of a book entitled: Metaheuristic Applications in Structures and Infrastructures, Elsevier, 2013.

[336]

A. Kaveh , B. Ahmadi, F. Shokohi, N. Bohlooli,Simultaneous analysis, design and optimization of water distribution systems using supervised charged system search, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 1, 3 (2013)37-55.

[337]

A. Kaveh , V.R. Kalatjari, M.H. Talebpour, J. Torkamanzadeh,Configuration optimization of trusses using a multi heuristic based search method, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 1, 3(2013)157-184.

[338]

A. Kaveh, P. Zakian, Optimal design of steel frames under seismic loading using two meta-heuristic algorithms, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 82(2013)111-130.

[339]

A. Kaveh, K. Laknejadi, A hybrid evolutionary graph based multi-objective algorithm for layout optimization of truss structures, Acta Mechanica, 224(2013)343-364.

[340]

A. Kaveh and T. Bakhshpoori, Optimum design of space trusses using cuckoo search, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, C1, 37(2013)1-15.

[341]

A. Kaveh and M.S. Massoudi, Plate bending finite element analysis by the force method using ant colony optimization, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology C1, 37(2013)17-35.

[342]

A. Kaveh, I. Shojaei, Y. Golipour and H. Rahami, Seismic design of eccentric braced frames using multi-objective optimization, Structural Engineering and Mechanics

(Techno Press), No. 2, 45(2013)211-232.

[343]

A. Kaveh and A.F. Behnam, Charged system search algorithm for the optimum cost

design of reinforced concrete cantilever retaining walls, The Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, 38 (2013)563–570.

[344]

A. Kaveh, B. Hashemi Soudmand, R. Sheikholeslami, Optimal design of laminated composite structures via hybrid charged system search and particle swarm optimization, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 4, 14(2013)517-531.

[345]

A. Kaveh, K. Laknejadi, A new multi-swarm multi-objective optimization method for structural design,Advances in Engineering Software, 58( 2013) 54–69.

[346]

A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, Topology Optimization of Trusses Considering Static and Dynamic Constraints Using the CSS, Applied Soft Computing, No. 5, 13(2013)2727-2734.

[347]

A. Kaveh and B. Ahmadi, Simultaneous analysis, design and optimization of structures using force method and supervised CSS algorithm, Scientia Iranica, No. 1, 20(2013)65-76.

[348]

Ali Kaveh, and Vahid Reza Mahdavi, Optimal design of structures with multiple natural frequency constraints using a hybridized BB-BC/Quasi-Newton algorithm, Periodica Politechnica , 57/1 (2013) 1–12.

[349]

A. Kaveh and N, Farhoudi, A New Optimization Method: Dolphin Echolocation, Advances in Engineering Software, May, 59(2013)53-70. Most downloaded paper of Advances in Engineering Software.

[350]

I. Shojaei, A. Kaveh, H. Rahami, Analysis of structures convertible to repeated structures using graph products, Computers and Structures, 125 (2013) 153–163.

[351]

H. Rahami, A. Kaveh, and S.M. Mirhosseini, Efficient solution of differential equations

for linear and non-linear analysis of structures, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 6, 14(2013)831-848.

[352]

M. Grigorian and A. Kaveh, A practical weight optimization for moment frames under combined loading, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 2, 3(2013)289-312.

[353]

A. Kaveh, H. Rahami, M. Ardalan Asl and S.R. Mirghaderi, Analysis of regular structures with member irregularity using the equilibrium equations and singular valued decomposition, Advances in Structural Engineering, No. 5, 16(2013)823-843.

[354]

A. Kaveh and S. Beheshti, New graph products for configuration processing, IJCE (IUST), No. 2, 11(2013)67-76.

[355]

A. Kaveh and M.J. Tolou Kian, Efficient finite element analysis of models comprised of higher order triangular elements, Acta Mechanica, No. 9, 224(2013) 1957-1975.

[356]

S. Talatahari, N. Mohajer Rahbari, A. Kaveh, A new hybrid optimization algorithm to identify highly non-linear systems, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 5, 17(2013)1099-1110.

[357]

A. Kaveh and T. Bakhshpoori, Optimum design of steel frames using Cuckoo Search algorithm with Lévy flights, Tall Buildings and Special Structures, Issue 13, 22(2013) 1023–1036.

[358]

A. Kaveh, H. Rahami and H. Mehanpour, Application of Kronecker product to the analysis of modified regular structures, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, C2, 37(2013)191-202.

[359]

A. Kaveh, S.M. Javadi and M. Maniat, Damage assessment via modal data with a mixed particle swarm strategy, ray optimizer, and harmony search, AJCE, No. 1, 15(2014)95-106.

[360]

A. Kaveh and A.F. Behnam, Optimal design of 3D reinforced concrete structures by charged system search considering frequency constraints, Scientia Iranica, No. 3, 20(2013)387-396.

[361]

A. Kaveh, T. Bakhshpoori, M. Kalate-Ahani, Optimum plastic analysis of planar frames using ant colony system and charged system search algorithms, Scientia Iranica, No. 3, 20(2013)387-396.

[362]

A. Kaveh, H. Rahami and Mir Hosseini, Analysis of structures transformable to circulant form using U-transformation and Kronecker products, Acta Mechanica, 224(2013)1625-1642.

[362b]

A. Kaveh, and M. Nikaeen, Optimum design of irregular grillage systems using CSS and ECSS algorithms with different boundary conditions, International Journal of Civil Engineering, Transaction A: Civil Engineering, No. 3, 11(2013)143-153.

[363]

A. Kaveh, V.R. Kalatjari and P. Mansourian, Reliability-Based Optimization of Trusses Using Parallel GA, Force Method and Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Ferdowsi University, No. 2, 24(2013)1-26.

[364]

A. Kaveh, B, Mirzaie and A. Jafarvand,Optimal design of double layer barrel vaults using improved magnetic charged system search, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 1, 15(2014)135-154.

[365]

A. Kaveh, M. Kalateh-Ahani and M. Fahimi-Farzam, Constructability optimal design of reinforced concrete retaining walls using a multi-objective genetic algorithm , Structural Engineering and Mechanics (Techno Press), No. 2, 47(2013)227-245.

[366]

A. Kaveh, MS Massoudi and MJ Massoudi, Efficient finite element analysis using graph-theoretical force method; rectangular plane stress and plane strain serendipity family elements, Computers and Structures, 128(2013)175-188.

[367]

A. Kaveh and M. Nikaeen, Optimum design of irregular grillage systems using CSS and ECSS algorithms with different boundary conditions, International Journal of Civil Engineering, IUST, No. 3, 11(2013)143-153.

[368]

H. Rahami, A. Kaveh and H. Mehanpour, Optimal analysis of non-regular graphs usingthe results of regular models via an iterative method, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering,, No. 3, 3(2013)445-463.

[369]

A. Kaveh, P. Zakian, Enhanced bat algorithm for optimal design of skeletal structures, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 2, 15(2014)179-212.

[370]

A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, Democratic PSO for truss layout and size optimization with frequency constraints, Computers and Structures, 130(2014)10-21.

[371]

A. Kaveh, S. Talatahari, R. Sheikholeslami, M. Keshvari, Chaotic Swarming of Particles: A New Method for Size Optimization of Truss Structures, Advances in Engineering Software, 67 (2014) 136–147.

[372]

A. Kaveh, B, Mirzaie and A. Jafarvand,Optimal design of single-layer barrel vaults using improved magnetic charged system search, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 4, 3(2013)575-600.

[373]

A. Kaveh and V.R. Mahdavi, Shape optimization of arch dams under earthquake loading using meta-heuristic algorithms, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 7, 17(2013)1690-1699.

[374]

R. Sheikholeslami and A. Kaveh, A survey of chaos embedded meta-heuristic algorithms, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 4, 3(2013)617-633.

[375]

A. Kaveh, and P. Zakian, Seismic Design Optimisation of RC Moment Frames and Dual Shear Wall-Frame Structures via CSS Algorithm, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 15(2014)435-465.

[376]

H. Rahami, A. Kaveh, M. Ardalan Asl and S.R. Mirghaderi, Analysis of near-regular structures with node irregularity using SVD of equilibrium matrix, International Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 4, 11(2013)227-243.

[377]

Ali Kaveh , Majid Ilchi Ghazaan , and Taha Bakhshpoori, An improved ray optimization algorithm for design of truss structures, Periodica Polytechnica, No. 2, 57 (2013) 97–112.

[378]

A. Kaveh, M. Kalateh-Ahani, and H.E. Estekanchi, Production of Endurance Time Excitation Functions: The CMA Evolution Strategy Approach, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, 37(2013)383-394.

[379]

A. Kaveh, V.R. Mahdavai, Colliding bodies optimization method for optimum design of truss structures with continuous variables, Advances in Engineering Software, 70(2014)1-12.

[380]

M.H. Talebpour, A. Kaveh, V.R. Kalatjari, Optimization of skeletal structures using a hybridized ACO-HS-GA algorithm, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, 38(2014) 1-20.

[381]

A. Kaveh, F. Shokohi, Cost optimization of castellated beams using charged system search algorithm, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Civil Engineering, No. C1+, 38(2014) 235-249.

[382]

A. Kaveh, M. Khayatazad, Optimal design of cantilever retaining walls using ray optimization method, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, No. C1+, 38(2014)261- 274.

[383]

A. Kaveh, A. Nasrollahi, A new probabilistic particle swarm optimization algorithm for size optimization of spatial truss structures, International Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 1, 12(2014)1-13.

[384]

A. Kaveh, M.S. Massoudi, and M.J. Massoudi, Efficient finite element analysis using graph-theoretical force method; rectangular plane stress and plane strain serendipity family elements, Periodica Polytechnica, No. 1, 58(2014)1-20.

[385]

A. Kaveh, H. Rahami, I. Shojaei, Efficient analysis of structures holding tridiagonal and block tri-diagonal stiffness matrices, generalizing the method to other structures using householder and block Householder transformation, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 15(2014)535-546.

[386]

R. Sheikholeslami, A. Kaveh, A. Tahershamsi and S. Talatahari, Application of charged system search algorithm to water distrubition networks optimization, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 1, 4(2014)41-58.

[387]

A. Tahershamsi, A. Kaveh, R. Sheikholeslami, S. Kazemzadeh Azad, An improved firefly algorithm with harmony search scheme for optimization of water distribution systems, Scientia Iranica, No. 5, 21(2014)1591-1607.

[388]

A. Kaveh and B. Ahmadi, Sizing, Geometry and Topology Optimization of Trusses Using Force Method and Supervised Charged System Search, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, No. 3, 50(2014) 365-382.

[389]

A. Kaveh, V.R. Mahdavi, Colliding bodies optimization: A novel meta-heuristic method, Computers and Structures, 139 (2014)18-27. Highly cited paper of Computers and Structures in 2016.

[390]

A. Kaveh, V.R. Mahdavi, Colliding Bodies Optimization for discrete optimal design of truss structures, Computers and Structures, 139(2014)43-53.

[391]

A. Kaveh, and A. Nasrollahi, A hybrid charged system search and particle swarm optimization for optimal design of engineering structures, Scientia Iranica, No. 2, 21(2014)295-305.

[392]

A. Kaveh and S.M. Javadi, Shape and size optimization of trusses with multiple frequency constraints using harmony search and ray optimizer for enhancing the particle swarm optimization algorithm, Acta Mechanica, No. 6, 225(2014)1595-1605.

[393]

H. Rahami, A. Kaveh, I. Shojaei, Y. Gholipour, Analysis of irregular structures composed of regular and irregular parts using graph products, Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 28(4), 04014016 (2014) ; pp. - http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000375

[394]

A. Kaveh and A. Nasrollahi, Performance-based seismic design of steel frames utilizing

charged system search optimization, Applied Soft Computing, 22C(2014) 213-221.

[395]

A. Kaveh, F. Shokouhi, and B. Ahmadi, Analysis and design of water distribution systems via colliding bodies optimization, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 2, 4(2014)165-185.

[396]

A. Kaveh and Sh. Bijary, Optimum cost design of reinforced concrete one-way ribbed slabs using CBO, PSO and Democratic PSO algorithms, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 6, 15( 2014)788-802.

[397]

A. Kaveh and S.M. Javadi, An efficient hybrid particle swarm strategy, ray optimizer, and harmony search algorithm for optimal design of truss structures Periodica Polytechnica, No. 2, 58(2014)65-81.

[398]

A. Kaveh and M, Maniat, Damage detection in skeletal structures based on charged system search optimization using incomplete modal data, International Journal of Civil Engineering, IUST, No. 2, 12(2014)291-298.

[399]

A. Kaveh, MS Massoudi, Efficient finite element analysis using graph-theoretical force method; tetrahedron elements , International Journal of Civil Engineering, IUST, No. 2, 12(2014)347-367.

[400]

A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, Performance comparison of nine meta-heuristic algorithms for structural optimization with frequency constraints, Advances in Engineering Software, 76(2014)9-30.

[401]

A. Kaveh, V.R. Mahdavai, Colliding bodies optimization for truss optimization with multiple frequency cobstraints,Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000402 , 04014078.

[402]

A. Kaveh, T. Bakhshpoori and E. Afshari, An efficient hybrid particle swarm and swallow swarm optimization algorithm, Computers and Structures, 143 (2014 )40–59.

[403]

A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi, Enhanced colliding bodies optimization for design problems with continuous and discrete variables Advances in Engineering Software, 77(2014)66-75.

[404]

A. Kaveh, L. Jafari and N. Farhoudi, Truss optimization with natural frequency constraints using a dolphin echolocation algorithm, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 1, 16 (2015)29-45.

[405]

Ali Kaveh, Ali Zolghadr, Magnetic charged system search for structural optimization, Periodica Polytechnica-Civil Engineering, No. 3, 58(2014) 203–216.

[406]

A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi Ghazaan, Computer codes for colliding bodies optimization and its enhanced version, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 3, 4(2014)321-332.

[407]

A. Kaveh, M. Kalateh-Ahani and M. Fahimi-Farzam, Life-cycle cost optimization of steel moment-frame structures: performance-based seismic design approach, Earthquakes and Structures, No. 3, 7(2014) 271-294.

[408]

A. Kaveh and P. Hosseini, a simplified dolphin echolocation optimization method for optimum design of trusses, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 3, 4(2014)381-397.

[409]

M. Shahrouzi,and A. Kaveh, Dynamic fuzzy-membership optimization: an enhanced meta-heuristic search, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 2, 16(2015)249-268.

[410]

A. Kaveh and A. Nasrolahi, A new hybrid meta-heuristic for structural design: ranked particl optimization, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, No. 2, 52(2014) 405-426.

[411]

A. Kaveh, M.S. Massoudi and M. Ghanooni Bagha, Structural Reliability Analysis Using Charged System Search Algorithm, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, 38 C2, (2014) 439-448.

[412]

A. Kaveh and H. Safari, Hybrid-enhanced charged system search for solving travelling salesman problem and one of its applications: the single-row facility layout problem, International Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 3, 12(2014)363-370.

[413]

A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, A new PSRO algorithm for frequency constraint truss shape and size optimization, Structural Engineering and Mechanics (Techno Press), No. 3, 52 (2014) 445-468.

[414]

H. Arzani, A. Kaveh, M. Dehghan, Adaptive node moving refinement in discrete least squares meshless method using charged system search, Scientia Iranica, No. 5, 21(2014)1529-1538.

[415]

A. Kaveh, and P. Zakian, Optimal seismic design of reinforced concrete shear wall-frame structures, KSCE, No. 7, 18(2014) 2181-2190.

[416]

A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi, Hybridized optimization algorithms for design of trusses with multiple natural frequency constraints, Advances in Engineering Software, 70(2015)137-147.

[417]

A. Kaveh, and T. Bakhshpouri, M. Barkhori, Optimum design of multi-span composite box girder bridges using Cuckoo Search algorithm, Steel and Composit Structures-Techno, November, No. 5, 17(2014)705-719.

[418]

A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi Ghazaan, Enhanced colliding bodies algorithm for truss optimization with dynamic constraints,Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 2014, 10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000445 , 04014104.

[419]

A. Kaveh, B. Mirzaei and A. Jafarvand, Shape-size optimization of single-layer barrel vaults using improved magnetic charged system search, International Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 4, 12 (2014)447- 465.

[420]

A. Kaveh and VR Mahdavi, Colliding bodies optimization for optimal design of arch dams with frequency limitations, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 4, 4(2014)473-490.

[421]

A. Kaveh, O. Khadem Hosseini, S. Mohammadi, V. R. Kalat Jari and A. Keyhani, optimum selection and scaling of accelerograms required in time history analysis of spatial Structures, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering , No. 4, 4(2014)525-547.

[422]

A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, An improved CSS for damage detection of truss structures using changes in natural frequencies, Advances in Engineering Software, 80(2015)93-100.

[423]

A. Kaveh and B. Alinejad, Hypergraph products for structural mechanics, Advances in Engineering Software, 80 (2015)72-81.

[424]

A. Kaveh and Sh. Hasana, Optimization of latticed columns using democratic PSO and CBO algorithms, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 3, 16(2015)437-450.

[425]

A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi Ghazaan, Metaheuristic algorithms for minimum crossing number problem, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 1, 5(2015)67- 77.

[426]

Sh. Jalili, Y. Hosseinzadehand A. Kaveh, Chaotic biogeography algorithm for size and shape optimization of truss structures with frequency constraints, Periodica Polytechnic, 58/4 (2014) 397–422.

[427]

A. Kaveh, M. Kalateh-Ahani and M. Fahimi-Farzam, Damage-based optimization of large-scale steel structures, Earthquakes and Structures, No. 6, 7(2014) 1119-1139.

[428]

Kaveh A, Massoudi MS. Multi-objective optimization using Charged System Search, Scientia Iranica, No. 6, 21 (2014)1845-1860.

[429]

M. Saberi, and A. Kaveh, Structural damage identification using enhanced charged system search algorithm, Scientia Iranica, No. 6, 21(2014)1793 - 1802.

[430]

S. Mokhtarimousavi, H. Rahami, A. Kaveh, Multi-objective mathematical modeling of aircraft landing problem on a runway in static mode, scheduling and sequence determination using NSGA-II, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 1, 5(2015) 21-36.

[431]

A. Kaveh, M. Ilchi Ghazaan, Structural reliability assessment utilizing four metaheuristic algorithms, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 2, 5(2015)205-255.

[432]

A. Kaveh, B. Mirzaei, A. Jafarvand An improved magnetic charged system search for optimization of truss structures with continuous and discrete variables, Applied Soft Computing, 28C(2015)400-410.

[433]

A. Kaveh, M.S. Mallaki and H. Rahami, Application of singular value decomposition in symmetric structures by force method, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 4, 16(2015)493-504.

[434]

A. Kaveh, T. Bakhshpoori, and M. Azimi, Seismic optimal design of 3D steel frames using cuckoo search algorithm, Tall Buildings and Special Structures, No. 3, 24(2015) 210-227.

[435]

H. Rahami, A. Kaveh and I. Shojaei, Swift analysis for size and geometry optimization of structures, Advances in Structural Engineering, No. 3, 18(2015)365-380.

[436]

A. Kaveh and T. Bakhshpoori, subspace search mechanism and cuckoo search for size optimization of space trusses, Steel and Composite Structures, No. 2, 18(2015) 289-303.

[437]

A. Kaveh, and F. Shokohi, Optimum design of castellated beams using colliding bodies optimization algorithm, Steel and Composite Structures, No. 2, 18(2015) 305-324.

[438]

A. Kaveh and R. Gaffarian, Shape optimization of arch dams with frequency constraints by enhanced charged system search algorithm and neural network, International Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 1, 13(2015)102-111.

[439]

A. Kaveh and Sh Bijari, Bandwidth optimization using CBO and ECBO, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 4, 16(2015)535-545.

[440]

A. Kaveh and V.R. Mahdavi, Optimal domain decomposition using Colliding Bodies Optimization and k-median method, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, June 98(2015)41–49.

[441]

A. Kaveh and V.R. Mahdavi, Two-dimensional colliding bodies algorithm for optimal design of truss structures, Advances in Engineering Software, 83(2015)70-79.

[442]

H. Rahami, A. Kaveh and M. Ardalan Asl, S.R. Mirghaderi, Finite element analysis using mixed force-displacement method via singular value decomposition, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, C1, 39(2015)1-19.

[443]

A. Kaveh, S. Mohammadi, O. Khadem Hosseini, A. Keyhani and V.R. Kalatjari, Optimum parameters of tuned mass dampers for seismic applications using charged system search, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, C1, 39(2015)21-40.

[444]

A. Kaveh and V.R. Mahdavi, Colliding bodies optimization for size and topology optimization of truss structures, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, No. 5, 53(2015)847-865.

[445]

A. Kaveh, I. Shojaie, and H. Rahami, New developments in the optimal analysis of regular and near-regular structures: decomposition, graph products, force method, Acta Mechanica, No. 3, 226(2015)665-681.

[446]

A. Kaveh, A.A. Aghakochak and P. Zakian, Reduced record method for efficient time history dynamic analysis and optimal design, Earthquake and Structures, Techno, No. 3, 8 (2015)639-663.

[447]

A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi Ghazaan, A comparative study of CBO and ECBO for optimal design of skeletal structures, Computers and Structures, 153(2015)137-147.

[448]

S. Talatahari and A. Kaveh, Improved bat algorithm for optimum design of large-scale truss structures, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 2, 5(2015)241-254.

[449]

S. Talatahari, A. Kaveh, Magnetic charged system search algorithm for optimum design of large-scale truss structures, Iranian Journal of Structural Engineering, No.1, 1(2015)18-25.

[450]

A. Kaveh, T. Bakhshpoori and E. Afshari, Hybrid PSO and SSO algorithm for truss layout and size optimization considering dynamic constraints, Structural Engineering and Mechanics (Techno Press), No. 3, 54(2015)453-474.

[451]

A. Kaveh, M. Fahimi-Farzam and M. Kalateh-Ahani, Performance-based multi-objective optimal design of steel frame structures: nonlinear dynamic procedure, Scientia Iranica, No. 2, 22(2015)373-387.

[452]

A. Kaveh and M. Naeimi, Corrections for sizing optimization of skeletal structures with a multi-adaptive harmony search algorithm, Scientia Iranica, No. 2. 22(2015) 345-366.

[453]

A. Kaveh, S. Pirgholizadeh and O. Khadem Hosseini, Semi-active tuned mass damper performance with optimized fuzzy controller using css algorithm , Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 5, 16(2015)587-606.

[454]

K. Laknejadi and A. Kaveh, A swarm based memetic evolutionary algorithm for multi-objective optimization of large structures, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 5, 16(2015)621-649.

[455]

A. Kaveh and N. Soleimani, CBO and DPSO for optimum design of reinforced concrete cantilever retaining walls, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 6, 16(2015)751-774.

[456]

I. Shojaei, A. Kaveh, H. Rahami, B. Bazrgari, Efficient non-linear analysis and optimal design of mechanical and biomechanical systems, Advances in Biomechanics and Application, Techno, No. 1, 2(2015)207-217.

[457]

I. Shojaei, H. Rahami and A. Kaveh, Efficient finite element solution of regular and near-regular systems using graph products, Acta Mechanica, Issue 7, 226(2015) 2393-2415.

[458]

Ali Kaveh, Mohsen Maniat, Damage detection based on MCSS and PSO using modal data, Smart Structures and Systems, Techno, No. 5, 15 (2015)1253-1270.

[459]

M. Esmaeili, J.A. Zakeri, A. Kaveh, A. Bakhtiary, M. Khayatazad , Designing granular layers for railway tracks using ray optimization algorithm , Scientia Iranica. Transaction A, Civil Engineering, No. 1, 22 (2015)47-58.

[460]

A. Kaveh, Expansion process in mathematics and structural mechanics, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 7, 16(2015) 943-954.

[461] A. Kaveh A, VR Mahdavi, A hybrid CBO and PSO for optimal design of truss structures with dynamic constraints. Applied Soft Computing, 34(2015) 260–273.

[462] A. Kaveh and M.S. Massoudi, Efficient finite element analysis using graph-theoretical force method; rectangular plane stress and plane strain Lagrange family elements, Applied Mathematics Computation, 266 (2015) 72–94.

[463] R. Sheikholeslami, and A. Kaveh, Vulnerability Assessment of Water Distribution Networks: Graph Theory Method, International Journal of Optimization In Civil Engineering, No. 3, 5(2015)283-299.

[464] A. Kaveh and F. Shokohi, Cost optimization of end-filled castellated beams using meta-heuristic algorithms, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 3, 5(2015) 329-351.

[465] A. Kaveh, H. Rahami and I. Shojaie, An efficient method for seismic analysis of structures, Engineering Computations, issue 6, 32(2015)1708 - 1721.

[466] A. Kaveh, M. Fahimi-Farzam and M. Kalateh-Ahani, Optimum Design of Steel Frame Structures Considering Economic Cost and Damage Index, Smart Structures and Systems, Techno, No. 1, 16(2015)1-26.

[467] A. Kaveh and P. Zakian, Stability based optimum design of concrete gravity dam using CSS, CBO and ECBO Algorithms International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 4, 5(2015)419-431.

[468] A. Kaveh And M.H. Ghafari, Plastic analysis of planar frames using CBO and ECBO algorithms, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 4, 5(2015) 479-492.

[469] A. Kaveh and VR Mahdavi, Damage identification of truss structures using CBO and ECBO algorithms, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 1, 17(2016)75-89.

[470] M. Saberi, and A. Kaveh, Damage detection in space structures using charged system search algorithm and residual force method, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology , No. C2, 39(2015)215-229.

[471] A. Kaveh and Sh Hasana, Optimal design of tapered latticed columns using four meta-heuristic optimization algorithms, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 2, 17(2016) 259-270.

[472] A. Kaveh, N. Farhoudi, Dolphin echolocation optimization for design of cantilever retaining walls, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 2, 17(2016)193-211.

[473] A. Kaveh and I. Shojaee, Advances in swift analysis of structures: near-regular structures, and optimal analysis and design, Advances in Engineering Software, 90(2015)119-126.

[474] Kaveh A, Khanzadi M, Alipour M, Rajabi Naraky M, CBO and CSS algorithms for resource allocation and time-cost trade-off, Periodica Polytechnica-Civil Engineering, No. 3, 59(2015) 361-371.

[475] A. Kaveh and N. Farhoudi, Layout optimization of braced frames using differential evolution algorithm and dolphin echolocation optimization. Periodica Ploytechnic-Civil Engineering A, No. 4, 59(2015) 441-449.

[476] A. Kaveh and M. Rezaie, Optimum topology design of geometrically nonlinear suspended domes using ECBO, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, No. 4, 56 (2015) 667-694.

[477] A. Kaveh and F. Shokohi, Application of grey wolf optimizer in design of castellated beams, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering (BHRC), No. 5, 17(2016) 683-700.

[478] A. Kaveh and N. Farhoudi, Layout optimization of braced frames by meta-heuristic algorithms using Dolphin Monitoring, Computers and Structures, March, 165(2016)1-9.

[479] A. Kaveh and M. Rezaie, Topology and geometry optimization of different types of domes using ECBO, Advances in Computational Design, Techno, No.1, 1(2015)1-25.

[480] A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi Ghazaan, Layout and size optimization of trusses with natural frequency constraints using improved ray optimization algorithm, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, No. C2 +, 39(2015)395-408.

[481] A. Kaveh and M. Ghobadi, Performance comparison of cbo and ecbo for location finding problems, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 3, 6(2016)319-327.

[482] A. Kaveh, Sh. Ardalani Sh, Cost and CO2 Emission Optimization of Reinforced Concrete Frames Using ECBO Algorithm. Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, 17(6)(2016)831-858.

[483] A. Kaveh and F. Shokohi, Optimum design of laterally-supported castellated beams using tug of war optimization algorithm, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, No. 3, 58(2016) 533-553.

[484] A. Kaveh and P. Zakian, An efficient seismic analysis of regular skeletal structures via graph product rules and canonical forms, Earthquake and Structures, Techno, No. 1, 10(2016)25-51.

[485] A. Kaveh, A. Shams Talei and A. Nasrolahi, Application of probabilistic particle swarm in optimal design of large-span prestressed concrete slabs, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, No. 1, 40(2016)33-40.

[486] M. Khanzadei, A. Kaveh et al., Application of CBO and CSS for resource allocation and resource leveling problem, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, No.1, 40(2016)1-10.

[487] A. Kaveh and Moradveisi, Nonlinear analysis based optimal design of double-layer grids using enhanced colliding bodies optimization method, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, No. 3, 58(2016) 555-576.

[488] A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, a novel meta-heuristic algorithm: tug of war optimization, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 4, 6(2016)469-492.

[489] A. Kaveh and T. Bakhshpoori, An efficient and simplified multi-objective cuckoo search algorithm for design optimization, Advances in Computational Design, Techno, No. 1, 1(2016) 87- 103.

[490] A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi Ghazaan, Truss optimization with dynamic constraints using UECBO, Advances in Computational Design, Techno, No. 2, 1(2016)119-138.

[491] A. Kaveh and N. Farhoudi, Dolphin echolocation optimization: continuous search space, Advances in Computational Design, Techno, No. 2, 1(2016)175-194.

[492] A. Kaveh, F. Shokohi, A hybrid optimization algorithm for the optimal design of laterally-supported castellated beams, Scientia Iranica, No. 2, 23(2016)508-519.

[493] A. Kaveh and M. Rezaie, Topology and Geometry Optimization of Single Layer Domes Utilizing Colliding Bodies Optimization, Scientia Iranica, No.2, 23(2016)535-547.

[494] Shojaei I, Rahami H, Kaveh A. An efficient finite element solution using large pre-solved elements, Acta Mechanica, Issue 5, 227(2016) 1331-1349.

[495] Kaveh, A., Bakhshpoori, T. Water Evaporation Optimization: A novel physically inspired optimization algorithm. Computers and Structures, 167(2016)69-85.

[496] A. Kaveh and T. Bakhshpoori, A new metaheuristic for continuous structural optimization: Water Evaporation Optimization, Structural Multidisplinary Optimization, Issue 1, 54(2016) 23-43.

[397] Kaveh A and Bolandgerami A., Optimal design of large scale space steel frames using cascade enhanced colliding body optimization,Stuctural Multidisciplinary Optimization, Published online 2016, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00158-016-1494-2.

[398] A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi Ghazaan, Optimum design of large-scale dome trusses using cascade optimization, Structural Multidisciplinary Optimization, Published online, 2015, http://link.springer.com/article/ 10.1007/s00158-015-1357-2.

[499] Ali Kaveh, Vahid Reza Kalatjari, Mohammad Hosein Talebpour, Optimization of steel towers and power transmission towers using a multi-heuristic based search method, Periodica Polytechnica-Civil Engineering, 60(2)(2016)229–246,

[500] Hossein Moez, Ali Kaveh, and Nasser Taghizadieh, Natural Forest Regeneration algorithm for optimum design of truss structures with continuous and discrete variables, Periodica Polytechnica-Civil Engineering, 60(2) (2016)257–267.

[501] Iman Shojaei, Ali Kaveh, Hossein Rahami A Numerical Method for Eigensolution of Near-Regular Structural and Mechanical Systems, Periodica Polytechnica-Civil Engineering, 60(2),(2016) 247–255.

[502] A. Kaveh,M. Maniat, M. Arab Naeini, Cost optimum design of post-tensioned concrete bridges using a modified colliding bodies optimization algorithm, Advances in Engineering Software , 98 (2016)12–22.

[503] A. Kaveh and V.R. Mahdavi, A new method for modification of ground motions using wavelet transform and enhanced colliding bodies optimization,Applied Soft Computing, 47 (2016) 357–369.

[504] Kaveh A., M. Khazadi, M. Alipour, Fuzzy Resource Constraint Project Scheduling Problem Using CBO CSS Algorithms, International Journal of Civil Engineering, Issue 5, 14(2016) 325-337.

[505] A. Kaveh and M. Moradveisi, Optimal design of double-layer barrel vaults using CBO and ECBO algorithms, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transaction on Civil Engineering, 40(3) (2016)167-176.

[506] A. Kaveh and M.H. Ghafari, Optimum design of steel floor system: effect of floor division number, deck thickness and castellated beams, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, No. 5, 59(2016) 933-950.

[507] A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi Ghazaan, Optimum design of large-scale truss towers using cascade optimization, Acta Mechanica, No. 9, 227(2016)2645–2656.

[508] A. Kaveh, T. Bakhshpoori, and S.M. Hamzeh-Ziabari, Derivation of new equations for prediction of principal ground-motion parameters using M5′ algorithm, Earthquake Engineering, No. 6, 20(2016)910-930.

[509] Mirhosseini SM, Rahami H, Kaveh A. Analytical Solution of Laplace and Poisson Equations Using Conformal Mapping and Kronecker Products, International Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 6, 14(2016)369-377.

[510] A. Kaveh, M. Moradveisi, Size and geometry optimization of double layer grids using CBO and ECBO algorithms,Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Trans. Civ. Eng. No. 2., 41 (2017)101-112,

[511] A. Kaveh and F. Shokoohi, Optimum design of laterally-supported castellated beams using natural forest regeneration algorithm, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, 40(3) (2016)195-207.

[512] A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, Optimal analysis for optimal design of cyclically repeated space trusses with frequency constraints,Smart Structures and Systems, Techno Press, No. 4, 18(2016) 733-754.

[513] A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, Truss shape and size optimization with frequency constraints using Tug of War Optimization, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 2, 7 (2017)311-333.

[514] Ali Kaveh and Majid Ilchi Ghazaan, Vibrating particles system algorithm for truss optimization with multiple natural frequency constraints, Acta Mechanica, No.1, 228 (2017)307-322.

[515] A. Kaveh and Sh. Bijari, Bandwidth, profile and wavefront reduction using PSO, CBO, ECBO and TWO algorithms, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, 41 (2017) 1-12.

[516] A. Kaveh, VR Mahdavi and M. Kamalinejad, Optimal design of the monopole structures using CBO and ECBO algorithms, Periodica Polytechnica-Civil Engineering, No. 1, 61(2017) 110–116.

[517] A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi Ghazaan, Enhanced whale optimization algorithm for sizing optimization of skeletal structures, Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, An International Journal , No. 3, 45(2017) 345–362

[518] A. Kaveh and T. Bakhshpoori, An accelerated water evaporation optimization formulation for discrete optimization of skeletal structures, Computers and Structures, 177 ( December) (2016)218–228.

[519] A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi Ghazaan, A new meta-heuristic algorithm: vibrating particles system, Scientia Iranica , No. 2, 24(2017)551-566.

[520] A. Kaveh and F. Shokohi, A. and B. Ahmadi, Optimal design of water distribution systems using Tug of War Optimization, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 2 , 7(2017)191-208.

[521] Ali Kaveh, Seyed Rohollah Hoseini Vaez, Pedram Hosseini, Narges Fallah Detection of damage in truss structures using Simplified Dolphin Echolocation algorithm based on modal data,Smart Structues and Systems, Techno Press, No. 5, 18(2016) 983-1004.

[522] A. Kaveh And V.R. Mahdavi, Optimal design of planar frame structures using an optimization algorithm based on global sensitivity analysis, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 3, 18(2017) 335-356.

[523] A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi Ghazaan, Optimum Design of Skeletal Structures Using PSO-Based Algorithms, Peridica Politechnica, Civil Engineering, 61(2)(2017)184–195.

[524] P. Zakian, N. Khaji, and A. Kaveh, Graph theoretical methods for efficient stochastic finite element analysis of structures , Computers and Structures, 178(2017)29-46.

[525] A. Kaveh, M. Khanzadi, M. Alipour, M. Rastegar Moghaddam. Application of two new meta-heuristic algorithms for construction site layout planning problem, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Issue 4, 40(2016)263-275.

[526] H. Moez, A. Kaveh, N. Taghizdieh, novel meta-heuristic optimization algorithm: Natural forest regeneration algorithm, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Issue 4, 40(2016)311-326.

[527] A. Kaveh and V.R. Mahdavi, Optimal design of truss structures using a new meta-heuristic algorithm based on global sensitivity analysis, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, No. 6, 60(2016) 1093-1117.

[528] Iman Shojaei, Ali Kaveh, Hossein Rahami, Reza Shirazi, Babak Bazrgari, Analysis and reanalysis of mechanical systems: global near regularity concept, Acta Mechanica, 228 (2017)1445-1456.

[529] A. Kaveh, MH Ghafari and Y. Gholipour, Optimum seismic design of steel frames considering the connection types, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 130 , March (2017)79–87.

[530] A. Kaveh and M. Ghobadi, A multi-stage algorithm for blood banking supply chain allocation problem , International Journal of Civil Engineering, 15(2017)103–112.

[531] A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, Cyclical Parthenogenesis Algorithm: A New Meta-heuristic Algorithm, Asian Journal of Civil Engineering, No. 5, 18(2017) 673-702.

[532] H. Arzani A. Kaveh, M. Taheri, Optimum two dimensional crack modeling in discrete least squares meshless method by charged system search, Scientia Iranica, 24(2017)143-152.

[533] Kaveh, Ali; Hamze-Ziabari, Seyyed Mahmoud; Bakhshpoori, Taha, M5' Algorithm for Shear Strength Prediction of HSC Slender Beams without Web Reinforcement, International Journal of Modeling and Optimization ; Singapore AWT IMAGE 7.1 AWT IMAGE (Feb 2017): 48-53.

[534] I. Shojaei,H. Rahami & A. Kaveh, A mesh free method using rectangular pre-solved domains using Kronecker products , Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines , An International Journal, Issue 1 , 45(2017) 92-110.

[535] A. Kaveh and A. Dadras, A Guided Tabu Search for Profile Optimization of Finite Element Models, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 4, 7(2017) 527-537.

[536] A. Kaveh and VR Mahdavi, Modification of ground motions using wavelet transform and VPS algorithm, Earthquakes and Structures, An Int’l Journal, 12(4) (2017)389-395.

[537] A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, Cyclical parthenogenesis algorithm for guided modal strain energy based structural damage detection, Applied Soft Computing, 57(2017) 250-264.

[538] I. Shojaee, H. Rahami and A. Kaveh, Efficient numerical solution of Laplace and Poisson's equations using geometrical transformation and graph products, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 40(17-18) (2016)7423-8138.

[538] A. Kaveh and A. Dadras, A Novel Meta-Heuristic Optimization Algorithm: Thermal Exchange Optimization, Advances in Engineering Software, 110(2017)69-84.

[539] A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, Cyclical Parthenogenesis Algorithm for shape and size optimization of truss structures with frequency constraints, Engineering Optimization, No.8, . 49(2017)1317–1334.

[540] Ali Kaveh, Vahid Reza Mahdavi and Mohammad Kamalinejad, Optimal design of pitched roof frames with tapered members using ECBO algorithm, Smart Structures and Systems, No. 6, 19(2017) 643-652 DOI: https://doi.org/10.12989/sss.2017.19.6.000

[541] A. Kaveh, H. Rahami and A. Jodak, Analysis of repetitive and near-repetitive structures by transformation to equivalent circulant structures, Engineering Computations, No. 2, 34 (2017) 343-363, https://doi.org/10.1108/EC-01-2016-0032 .

[542] A. Kaveh, S. M. Hamze-Ziabari and T. Bakhshpoori , Feasibility of PSO-Anfis-PSO and GA-Anfis-GA models in prediction of peak ground acceleration, International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, No. 1, 8(2018)1-14.

[543] Saeed Asil Gharebaghi, Ali Kaveh and Mohammad Ardalan Asl, A new meta-heuristic optimization algorithm using star graph, Smart Structures and Systems, No.1, 19 (2017)99-114.

[544] A. Kaveh, P. Asadi, VR Mahdavi, Enhanced two-dimensional CBO for design of grillage system, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Issue 3, 41 (2017) - .

[545] A. Kaveh, S. M. Hamze-Ziabari and T. Bakhshpoori, New model derivation for the bond behavior of NSM FRP systems in concrete, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Issue 3, 41(2017) - .

[546] M. Khanzadi, A. Kaveh, M. Alipour, and R. Khan Mohammadi, Assessment of labor productivity in construction projects using system dynamic approach, Scientia Iranica, Published Online, 2017.

[547] A. Kaveh and M. Ilchi Ghazaan, A new hybrid meta-heuristic algorithm for optimal design of large-scale dome structures. Engineering Optimization, Published online: 20 April 2017.

[548] A. Kaveh, Graph transformations for efficient structural analysis, Acta Mechanica, Accepted for publication, July 2017.

[549] A. Kaveh and MH. Ghafari, Optimum design of castelatted beams: effect of composite action and semi-rigid connections, Scientia Iranica, Published online 2017, December 2016.

[550] A. Kaveh and A. Zolghadr, A guided modal strain energy based approach for structural damage identification using Tug of War Optimization algorithm, ASCE, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. Accepted November 2016.

[551] A. Kaveh and A. Dadras, Structural damage identification using enhanced thermal exchange optimization algorithm, Engineering Optimization, In press, 2017. http://doi.org/10.1016/j. advengsoft.2017.03.014

[552] A. Kaveh, S. M. Hamze-Ziabari and T. Bakhshpoori, Patient Rule-Induction Method for liquefaction potential assessment based on CPT data, Bullitan of Engineering Geology and Enviornment, Accepted, December 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s10064-016-0990-3.

[553] A. Kaveh, and M. Rasteghar, A hybrid WOA-CBO algorithm for construction site layout planning problem, Scientia Iranica, published Online, 2017.

[554] A. Kaveh, M. Rasteghar and Khanzadi, Efficient multi objective optimization algorithms for construction site layout problem, Scientia Iranica, Published Online, 2017.

[555] A. Kaveh, S. R. Hoseini Vaez, and P. Hosseini, Modified dolphin monitoring operator for weight optimization of frame structures. Periodica Polytechnica-Civil Engineering, published online 2017.

[556] A. Kaveh and VR Mahdavi, Optimal domain decomposition using the Global Sensitivity Analysis based metaheuristic algorithm, Scientia Iranica, Accepted for publication, May 2017.

[557] A. Kaveh, MH Ghafari and Y. Gholipour, Optimal Seismic Design of 3D Steel Moment Frames: Different Ductility Types, Structural Multidisplinary Optimization Accepted for publication May 2017.

[558] A. Kaveh, M. Rezaei, M.R Shiravand, Optimal Design of Nonlinear Large-Scale Suspendomes Using Cascade Optimization, International Journal of Space Structures, Accepted, July 2017.

[559] Ali Kaveh, Taha Bakhshpoori, and Seyed Mahmood Hamze-Ziabari, M5' and Mars based prediction models for properties of self-compacting concrete containing fly ash, Periodica Polytechnica-Civil Engineering, published online 2017.

[560] Ali Beitollahi, Ali Kaveh, Vahid Reza Mahdavi, Locating Emergency Facilities Using the Weighted k-median Problem: A Graph-metaheuristic Approach, Periodica Polytechnica-Civil Engineering, published online 2017.

[561] A. Kaveh and M. Rezaei, Optimal Design of Double Layer Domes Considering Different Mechanical Systems via ECBO, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Accepted, 2017.

[562] A. Kaveh and S. Mahjoubi, Design of multi-span steel box girder using lion pride optimization algorithm, Smart Structures and System, Techno Press, Accepted for publication, August 2017.

[563] A. Kaveh, S.M. Hamze-Ziabri, T. Bakhshpoori, Development of predictive models for shear strength of HSC slender beams without web reinforcement using machine-learning based techniques, Scientia Iranica, Accepted, August 2017.

[564] Ali Kaveh, Seyed Rohollah Hoseini Vaez, Pedram Hosseini, Enhanced vibrating particle system algorithm for damage identification of truss structure, Scientia Iranica, Accepted for publication, August 2017.

9e) Papers in Conferences

[1]

A. Kaveh, Generalized cycle bases for the flexibility analysis of structures, Proc. 2nd International Conference on Space Structures, Edit. J. Supple, Surrey, UK, 1975.

[2]

A. Kaveh, On 2-cell embedding of a graph, Proc. 6th Iranian Math. Conf., Ahwaz, 1975, pp. 106-112.

[3]

A. Kaveh, On optimal cycle bases of graphs for mesh analysis of networks, Proc. of Optimization Days, Canada, 1984, p.72.

[4]

A. Kaveh and K. Ramachandran, Graph-theoretical approach for bandwidth and frontwidth reduction, Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. On Space Structures, Elsevier Applied Science Publishers, London, Edit. H. Nooshin, 1984, pp. 245-249.

[5]

A. Kaveh, An associate graph for finite element ordering, Proc. 15th Iranian Math. Conf., Shiraz, 1984.

[6]

A. Kaveh, A graph-theoretical approach for an efficient analysis of structures, Proc. 4th Int. Sym. Numer. Meths Eng., Atlanta, in Innovative Numerical Methods in Engineering”, Springer Verlag, Edit. R.P. Shaw et al, 1986, pp.573-578.

[7]

A. Kaveh, Nodal and element ordering for bandwidth optimization, Proc. Int. Sym. On IASS, Japan, 1986, pp. 177-184.

[8]

A. Kaveh, A graph theoretical approach for examining the rigidity of planar structures, Proc. The 1st Int. Conf. Light Weight Structures Arch., Sydney, Vol.2, 1986, pp. 791-797.

[9]

A. Kaveh, Subminimal transversal of a shortest route tree for ordering, Proc. Comput. Mech., Beijing, China, 1987, pp. 118-123.

[10]

A. Kaveh, A combinatorial approach to flexibility method, Proc. Int. Sym. Innovative Applications on Shells and Spatial Forms, India, Vol.1, 1988, pp.185-192.

[11]

[A. Kaveh, A Connectivity Coordinate System for Node and Element Ordering, Paper 4.2 fromCCP: 9/10, ISBN 0-948749-10-5 (1989)]

[12]

A. Kaveh and A. Behravesh, A direct-iterative approach to the analysis of large structures, Proc. Int. Conf. Struct. Engng., Beijing, China, 1990, pp. 63-71.

[13]

A. Kaveh, Topological invariants of a graph for the flexibility analysis of structures, Proc. Int. Conf. Struct. Engng., Beijing, China, 1990, pp. 63-71.

[14]

J. Bloori and A. Kaveh, Optimal design of trusses using AISC specifications, Proc. Iranian Congress on Civil Engineering, Shiraz, 1990.

[15]

A. Kaveh, Graphs applied to structures (invited lecture), Proc. Iranian Congress on Civil Engineering, Shiraz, 1990.

[16]

A. Kaveh and A. Mokhtar-zadeh, Fully automated force method, Proc. Iranian Congress on Civil Engineering, Shiraz, 1990.

[17a]

A. Kaveh, Graphs and structures, In Structural Analysis System Guidebook Series, iitt International, 1989.

[17b]

A. Kaveh and A. Mokhtar-zadeh, A combinatorial approach to optimal plastic design of structures, Computational Mechanics, Edit Y.K. Cheung, J.H.W. Lee and A.Y.T. Leung, A.A. Balkema / Rotterdam / Brookfield, Vol.1, 1991, pp. 349-354.

[18]

A. Kaveh, Crossing number, genus and thickness of a graph for the flexibility analysis of structures, In Trends in Application of Mathematics to Mechanics, Edits W. Schneider, H. Troger and F. Ziegler, Longman Scientific & Technical, New York, 1991, pp.333-338.

[19]

A. Kaveh, Unsolved problems common to graphs and structures. Invited lecture, Int. Conf. Appl. Math., IUST Tehran, 1991.

[20]

A. Kaveh, Minimal, optimal and optimally conditioned cycle bases of a graph (invited lecture), 6th SIAM Conf. On Discrete Math., Vancouver, Canada, 1992.

[21]

A. Kaveh, Topological transformations in structural mechanics (invited lecture), Proc. Iranian Congress on Numerical Methods in Engineering, Shiraz, 1993.

[22]

A. Kaveh, Optimal analysis of structures (invited lecture), The 1st Conference of Mechanical Engineering Society, Tehran, 1993.

[23]

A. Kaveh, Space structures and their topographical invariants, Space structures 4, Edited by G.A.R. Parke and C.M. Howard, Thomas Telford, Vol. 1, pp.186-194.

[24]

A. Kaveh, Topological transformations applied to structural mechanics, Proc. Civil-Comp 93, Edited by B.H.V. Topping , Edinburgh, U.K., 1993, pp.1-10.

A. Kaveh, Topological Transformations Applied to Structural Mechanics, Paper 1.1 fromCCP: 19, ISBN 0-948749-21-0 (1993)

[25]

A. Kaveh and Mokhtar-zadeh, Comparative study of the combinatorial and algebraic force methods, Proc. Civil-Comp 93, Edited by B.H.V. Topping, Edinburgh, U.K., 1993, pp.21-30.

A. Kaveh and A. Mokhtar-zadeh, A Comparative Study of the Combinatorial and Algebraic Force Methods, Paper 1.3 fromCCP: 19, ISBN 0-948749-21-0 (1993)

[26]

A. Kaveh and I. Ghaderi, Conditioning of structural stiffness matrices, Proc. Civil-Comp 93, Edited by B.H.V. Topping, Edinburgh, U.K., 1993, pp.39-45.

[A. Kaveh and I. Ghaderi, Conditioning of Structural Stiffness Matrices, Paper 1.5 fromCCP: 19, ISBN 0-948749-21-0 (1993)].

[27]

A. Kaveh, Graphs, matroids and structures, Proc. 1st Int. Conf. Graphs and Mechanics, Poland, 1993.

[28]

A. Kaveh, Graphs for configuration processing, Proc. 1st Int. Conf. Graphs and Mechanics, Poland, 1993.

[29]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, A graph theoretical method for decomposition in finite element analysis, In Advances in Parallel Vector Processing for Structural Mechanics, Edited by B.H.V. Topping and M. Papdarkakis, Civil-Comp Press, 1994, pp. 35-42.

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, A Graph-Theoretical Method for Decomposition in Finite Element Analysis, Paper 2.2 fromCCP: 20, ISBN 0-948749-22-9 (1994)

[30]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, Graph-theoretical methods for substructuring and ordering, Proc. Of the 10th European Conf. On Earthquake Engineering, Vienna, 1994, pp. 1461-1467.

[31]

N. Razzaghi Azar, and A. Kaveh, The Zangiran earthquake of 20th June 1994 in Iran and its destructive influences, Proc. Of the 10th European Conf. On Earthquake Engineering,, Vienna,1994, pp.2133-2139.

[32]

A. Kaveh, and M. Malek-zadeh., Finite element nodal ordering, Proc. Civil-Comp 95, Cambridge, 1995.

A. Kaveh and M. Malek-Zadeh, Finite Element Nodal Ordering Methods,
Paper 4.5 fromCCP: 33, ISBN 0-948749-35-0 (1995)

[33]

A. Davaran and A. Kaveh, Analysis of pantographic deployable structures using pantograph stiffness matrix, Proc. Civil-Comp 95, Cambridge, 1995.

A. Davaran and A. Kaveh, Analysis of Pantographic Deployable Structures using Pantograph Stiffness Matrix , Paper 2.4 fromCCP: 33, ISBN 0-948749-35-0 (1995)

[34]

A. Mokhtar-zadeh and A. Kaveh, Non-linear combinatorial force method, Proc. Civil – Comp 95, Cambridge, UK, 1995.

A. Mokhtar-zadeh and A. Kaveh, Non-Linear Combinatorial Force Method, Paper 2.2 fromCCP: 33, ISBN 0-948749-35-0 (1995)

[35]

A. Kaveh, G.R. Roosts and A. Mokhtar-Zadeh, Substructuring for the Combinatorial Force Method of Structural Analysis, Paper 2.6 fromCCP: 33, ISBN 0-948749-35-0 (1995)

[36]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, A graph-theoretical domain decomposer for finite element analysis, Proc. Second Int. Conf. In Civil Engineering on Computer Applications, Bahrain, 1996.

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta,An Algorithm for Partitioning of Finite Element Meshes, Paper7.8 fromCCP: 38, ISBN 0-948749-40-7 (1996)

[37]

A. Mokhtar-Zadeh and A. Kaveh, Graph-Theoretical Methods for Optimal Plastic Analysis and Design of Frames , Paper 4.3 fromCCP: 40, ISBN 0-948749-42-3 (1996)

[38]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta,Cycle Bases of Graphs for Sparse Flexibility Matrices, Paper1.2 fromCCP: 43, ISBN 0-948749-45-8 (1996)

[39]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, Automated mesh decomposition for finite element analysis, Proc. 2nd Int. Mech. Engng. Conf., Iran, 1996.

[40]

A. Kaveh and A. Davaran, A mixed method for subdomain generation for parallel processing, Advances in Computational Structures Technology, Budapest, pp. 259-264, 1996.

A. Kaveh and A. DavaranA Mixed Method for Subdomain Generation for Parallel Processing, Paper7.4 fromCCP: 38, ISBN 0-948749-40-7 (1996)

[41]

A. Kaveh and A. Mokhtar-zadeh,Bandwidth Optimization for Rectangular Matrices, Paper5.3 fromCCP: 39, ISBN 0-948749-41-5 (1996)

[42]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, Graph-theoretical methods for profile reduction, Mouchel Centenary Conference on Innovation in Civil and Structural Engineering, Cambridge, UK, 1997.

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta, Graph Theoretical Methods for Profile Reduction, Paper 3.1 fromCCP: 50, ISBN 0-948749-52-0 (1997).

[43]

A. Kaveh and G.R. Roosta,A Graph Theoretical Method for Frontwidth Reduction, Paper5.1 fromCCP: 39, ISBN 0-948749-41-5 (1996)

[44]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, Element ordering for Frontwidth optimization, Advances in Engineering Computational Technology, Edit. BHV Topping, Civil-Comp Press, UK, 1998, pp. 77-84.

[A. Kaveh and H. Rahimi Bondarabady,Element Ordering for Frontwidth Optimization, Paper4.2 fromCCP: 55, ISBN 0-948749-57-1 (1998)].

[45]

A. Kaveh and A. Khalegi, Prediction of strength for concrete specimens using artificial neural networks, Advances in Engineering Computational Technology, Edit. BHV Topping, Civil-Comp Press, UK, 1998, pp. 165-171.

A. Kaveh and A. Khalegi, Prediction of Strength for Concrete Specimens using Artificial Neural Networks , Paper 4.3 fromCCP: 53, ISBN 0-948749-55-5 (1998)

[46]

A. Kaveh, A. Jafarvand and M.A. Barkhordari,Optimal Design of Pantograph Foldable Structures, Paper16.12 fromCCP: 55, ISBN 0-948749-57-1 (1998)

[47]

A. Kaveh and A. Asadi, Bandwidth optimization of the stiffness matrices for finite element models, The First Conference of the Iranian Society of Civil Engineering , Tehran, 1999.

[48]

A. Kaveh and H. Servati, Design of double layer grids using neural networks, Artificial Intelligence Applications in Civil and Structural Engineering, Edited by BHV Topping, Civil Comp-Press, Oxford, 1999, pp. 93-107.

A. Kaveh and H. Servati,Analysis and Design of Double Layer Grids using Neural Networks, Paper4.2 fromCCP: 62, ISBN 0-948749-64-4 (1999)

[49]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, A hybrid method for finite element nodal ordering, Developments in Analysis and Design Using Finite Element Methods, Edited by BHV Topping, Civil Comp Press, Oxford, 1999, pp. 25-31.

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady,A Hybrid Method for Finite Element Nodal Ordering, Paper1.4 fromCCP: 59, ISBN 0-948749-61-X (1999)

[50]

A. Kaveh and A.R. Rahimi Navasi, Configuration processing of space structures using graph theory, The First Conference of the Iranian Society of Civil Engineering, Tehran, 1999.

[51]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, Optimal analysis of structures, 5th Int. Conf. On Civil Engineering, Mashad, 2000.

[52]

A. Kaveh, M. Sabagian , and V. Kalatjary, Optimal topology of planar trusses using graph theory, The First Conference of the Iranian Society of Civil Engineering, Tehran, 1999.

[53]

A. Kaveh, J. Keyvani, and Roostaie, Parametric study of the design of double and triple layer grids, The First Conference of the Iranian Society of Civil Engineering, Tehran, 1999.

[54]

A. Kaveh, D. Fazel-Dekordi and H. Servati, Prediction of moment-rotation characteristic for saddle-like connections using FEM and BP neural networks, Civil-Comp Press, Leuvan, 2000.

[A. Kaveh, D. Fazel-Dehkordi and H. Servati, Prediction of Moment-Rotation Characteristic for Saddle-like Connections using FEM and BP Neural Networks , Paper 1.3 fromCCP: 64. ISBN 0-948749-66-0 (2000)]

[55]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, A multi-level finite element model ordering using algebraic graph theory, Civil-Comp Press, Leuvan, 2000.

[A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, A Multi-level Finite Element Nodal Ordering using Algebraic Graph Theory, Paper 2.2 fromCCP: 65, ISBN 0-948749-67-9 (2000)].

[56]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, A hybrid graph-genetic method for domain decomposition, Civil-Comp Press, Leuvan, 2000.

[A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady,A Hybrid Graph-Genetic Method for Domain Decomposition, Paper2.8 fromCCP: 64, ISBN 0-948749-66-0 (2000)].

[57]

A. Kaveh and M. Saberi, Dynamic behaviour of double layer barrel vaults, The 5th Int. Conf. On Civil Engineering, Mashad, 2000.

[58]

A. Kaveh and S.M. Yousefi, Dynamic analysis of single layer domes, The 5th Int. Conf. On Civil Engineering, Mashad, 2000.

[59]

A. Kaveh and H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, Optimal analysis of structures, The 5th Int. Conf. On Civil Engineering, Mashad, 2000.

[60]

A. Kaveh and J. Keyvani, Design of double layer grids using artificial neural networks, The 5th Int. Conf. On Civil Engineering, Mashad, 2000.

[61]

A. Kaveh and N. Ehsani, Efficient graph theoretical methods for examining the rigidity of planar trusses, Proc. 8th Int. Conf. On Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Eisenstadt, Austria, 2001, pp. 43.

[A. Kaveh and F.N. Ehsani, Efficient Graph Theoretical Methods for Examining the Rigidity of Planar Trusses , Paper 15 fromCCP: 73, ISBN 0-948749-77-6 (2001)].

[62]

[A. Kaveh Algebraic and Combinatorial Graph Theory for Optimal Structural Analysis , Chapter 13 fromCSETS: 5, ISBN 1-874672-15-6 (2001)].

[63]

A. Kaveh and HA Rahimi Bondarabady, Decomposition of space structures for parallel computing, 5th Int. Conf. Space Structures, in Space Structures, edited by G. Parke and P. Disney, Thomas Telford , Vol. 2, 2002, pp. 949-956.

[64]

[A. Kaveh Topological Transformations in Structural Mechanics, Chapter13 fromCSETS: 7, ISBN 1-874672-16-4 (2002)].

[65]

A. Kaveh and MA Sayarinejad, Symmetry in graphs and space structures, 5th Int. Conf. Space Structures, in Space Structures, edited by G. Parke and P. Disney, Thomas Telford, Vol. 2, 2002, pp. 1015-1024.

[A. Kaveh and M.A. Sayarinejad, Symmetry in Dynamic Systems, Paper31 fromCCP: 75, ISBN 0-948749-83-0 (2002)].

[66]

H.A. Rahimi Bondarabady, A. Kaveh and H. Nooshin, Pattern optimisation of stiffness matrices for finite element meshes using graphs and formices, 5th Int. Conf. Space Structures, in Space Structures, edited by G. Parke and P. Disney, Thomas Telford, Vol. 2, 2002, pp. 1573-1582.

[67]

A. Kaveh and M. Raiessi Dehkordi, RBF and BP Neural networks for design of domes, 5th Int. Conf. Space Structures, in Space Structures, edited by G. Parke and P. Disney, Thomas Telford, Vol. 1, 2002, pp. 469-478.

[68]

A. Kaveh and MA Sayarinejad, Symmetry in dynamic systems, Proceedings of the 6th Int. Conf. On Computational Structures Technology, Prague, 2002, Page 75-76.

[69]

A. Kaveh, Algebraic graph theory and optimal structural analysis, Invited Lecture, The 6th Int. Conf. Of Civil Engineering, Edit. By: D. Mostofinejad, Isfahan, 2003, pp.509-518.

[70]

[A. Kaveh and M. Abdie, Design of Frames using Genetic Algorithms, Force Method and Graph Theory, Paper 130 fromCCP: 77, ISBN 0-948749-89-X (2003)].

[71]

A. Kaveh and M. Raiessi Dehkordi, BP and RBF Neural networks for predicting displacements and design of Schwedler domes, Proc. Of the 9 th Int. Conf. On Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Egmond-aan-ZeeNetherlands, September 2003.

[A. Kaveh and M. Raeissi Dehkordi, BP and RBF Neural Networks for Predicting Displacements and the Design of Schwedler Domes , Paper 62 fromCCP: 78, ISBN 0-948749-92-X (2003)].

[72]

A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, An efficient method for decomposition of regular structures using algebraic graph theory, Proc. Of the 9 th Int. Conf. On Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Egmond-aan-Zee, Netherlands, September 2003.

[A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, An Efficient Method for Decomposition of Regular Structures using Algebraic Graph Theory , Paper 11 fromCCP: 77, ISBN 0-948749-89-X (2003)].

[73]

A. Kaveh and K. Khanlari, Collapse load factor for rigid-plastic analysis of frames using genetic algorithm, Proc. Of the 9th Int. Conf. On Civil and Structural Engineering Computing, Egmond-aan-ZeeNetherlands, September 2003.

[A. Kaveh and K. Khanlari, Collapse Load Factor for Rigid-Plastic Analysis of Frames using a Genetic Algorithm , Paper 33 fromCCP: 78, ISBN 0-948749-92-X (2003)].

[74]

A. Kaveh and B. Salimbahrami, Buckling Load of Frames Using Graph Symmetry, Proc. Of the 4th on Engineering Computational Technology, Lisbon, September 2004.

[A. Kaveh and B. Salimbahrami,Buckling Load of Frames using Graph Symmetry , Paper62 fromCCP: 80, ISBN 0-948749-98-9 (2004)].

[75]

[A. Kaveh, The Role of Algebraic Graph Theory in Structural Mechanics, Chapter 4 fromCSETS: 11, ISBN 1-874672-21-0 (2004)].

[76]

A. Kaveh and S. Shojaee, Optimal Design of Scissor-link Foldable Structures Using Genetic Algorithm , Proc. of the 4th on Engineering Computational Technology, Lisbon, September 2004.

[A. Kaveh and S. Shojaee, Optimal Design of Scissor-link Foldable Structures using Genetic Algorithms , Paper 94 fromCCP: 80, ISBN 0-948749-98-9 (2004)].

[77]

A. Kaveh, Topological Transformations in Structural Mechanics, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM) Austrian Academy of Sciences, Linz, Austria, 17th September 2004.

[78]

A. Kaveh, H. Moez and M.A. Barkhordari, Suboptimal cycle bases for analysis of frames with semi-rigid joints, Proc. Of the 10th Int. Conf. On Civil and Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Rome, September 2005.

[A. Kaveh, H. Moez and M.A. Barkhordari,Suboptimal Cycle Bases for Analysis of Frames with Semi-rigid Joints, Paper100 fromCCP: 81, ISBN 1-905088-02-7 (2005)].

[79]

A. Kaveh, H. Rahami, Topology and Graph products; Eigenproblems in optimal structural analysis, Proc. Of the 10th Int. Conf. On Civil and Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Rome, September 2005.

[A. Kaveh and H. Rahami, Topological and Graph Products: Eigenproblems for Optimal Structural Analysis , Paper 95 fromCCP: 81, ISBN 1-905088-02-7 (2005)].

[80]

A. Kaveh, Optimal structural analysis, Invited paper, Concrete and Developments, Tehran, May 2005.

[81]

F. Rahim Zadeh Roofoie and A. Kaveh, and F. Masteri Farahani, Estimation of the vulnerability of concrete structures using neural networks, Concrete and Developments, Tehran, May 2005.

[82]

A. Kaveh, Optimal analysis of structures, Invited paper, Khajee Nasir University, 2006.

[83]

A. Kaveh, Optimal structural analysis via graph theory, 6th ASMO UK, Oxford, July 2006.

[84]

Ehsan Gharaie, Abbas Afshar, Ali Kaveh, Dynamic site layout optimization; ant colony optimization approach, Proceeding of the International Society for Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, Montreal, 2006.

[85]

A. Kaveh, Symmetry and Structures, Invited paper, Las Palmas, September 2006.

[A. Kaveh, Symmetry and Structures, Chapter19 fromCSETS: 15, ISBN 1-874672-28-8 (2006)].

[86]

A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht, Improved group-theoretical method for eigenvalue problems of special symmetric structures, using graph theory, Las Palmas, September 2006.

[A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht, Improved Group-Theoretical Method for Eigenvalue Problems of Special Symmetric Structures Using Graph Theory , Paper 288 fromCCP: 83, ISBN 1-905088-08-6 (2006)].

[87]

A. Kaveh and M. Jahanshahi, Plastic design of frames using heuristic algorithms, Las Palmas, Spain, September 2006.

[A. Kaveh and M. Jahanshahi,Plastic Design of Frames Using Heuristic Algorithms, Paper108 fromCCP: 83, ISBN 1-905088-08-6 (2006)].

[88]

A. Kaveh, Expansion process for studying the topological properties of structures, The 3rd National Congress on Civil Engineering, Tabriz University, Keynote lecture, 2007, pp.1-11.

[89]

A. Afshar, A. Kaveh, A. Kassaeian, O.R. Shoghli, Modified adaptive weighting method for time-cost trade-off problem based on ant colony optimization, 3rd National Congress on Civil Engineering, Tabriz University, 2nd May 2007.

[90]

A. Kaveh, Graph products for domain decomposition of regular structures, The 15th Annual International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Amir Kabir University, Keynote lecture, Tehran, 15 May 2007.

[91]

A. Kaveh, The role of combinatorial mathematics in structural mechanics, Invited paper, The 3rd International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, Cape Town, September 2007.

[92]

A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht, Symmetric Finite Elements Formulation Using Linear Algebra and Canonical Forms: Truss and Beam Elements, The Eleventh International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Malta, September 2007.

[A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht, Symmetric Finite Element Formulation using Linear Algebra and Canonical Forms: Truss and Frame Elements , Paper 130 fromCCP: 86, ISBN 978-1-905088-17-1 (2007)].

[93]

A. Kaveh and B. Salimbahrami, Eigenproblems of Symmetric Planar Frames, The Eleventh International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Malta, September 2007.

[A. Kaveh and B. Salimbahrami, Eigenproblems of Symmetric Planar Frames, Paper 136 fromCCP: 86, ISBN 978-1-905088-17-1 (2007)].

[94]

A. Kaveh, Space Structures and Graph Theory, 2nd National Conference on Space Structures, Tehran University, 22 May 2007.

[95]

A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht, Applications of Group and Graph Products in Configuration Processing of Symmetric Structures, Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Civil Comp Press Edited by BHV Topping and M. Papadrakakis, Athens, Greece, 2-5 September 2008, p. 166.

[A. Kaveh and M. Nikbakht, Interrelation of Group Products and Graph Products in Configuration Processing of Symmetric Structures , Paper 166 fromCCP: 88, ISBN 978-1-905088-23-2 (2008)].

[96]

A. Kaveh and L. Shahryari, Planar truss structures with multi-symmetry, Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Civil Comp Press Edited by BHV Topping and M. Papadrakakis, Athens, Greece, 2-5 September 2008, p. 163.

[A. Kaveh and L. Shahryari, Planar Truss Structures with Multi-Symmetry, Paper 163 fromCCP: 88, ISBN 978-1-905088-23-2 (2008)].

[97]

A. Kaveh, M. Daei and A. Kasseian Ziaraty, Ant colony optimization algorithm for efficient flexibility analysis of structures, International Conference 70 Years of FCE STU, Bratislava, Slovakia, December 4-5, 2008.

[98]

A. Kaveh and V. Morsali, Calculation of critical load of regular frames without sway by using the eigenvalues of generators of Cartesian product of graph’s model of structure, 14th National Conference of Civil Engineering, Semnan, Iran, August 2008.

[99]

A. Kaveh, B. Alinejad, New graph products of specified domains for configuration processing, GAMM 2009 Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, 9-13 February, 2009.

[100]

A. Kaveh, Applications of graph products in structural echanics, 14th LL-Seminar on Graph Theory, Leoben, Austria, April 2009.

[101]

A. Kaveh and A. Jahanmohammadi, Applications of groups and symmetry groups in the analysis of space structures with complex symmetries, 8 th International Congress in Civil Engineering, Shiraz, May 2009.

[102]

A. Kaveh and F. Shafiei Dizaji, Optimization of the conditioning of structural matrices, 8th International Congress in Civil Engineering, Shiraz, May 2009.

[103]

A. Kaveh and V. Morsali, Calculation of eigenfrequencies of space structures with no lateral displacements using the Cartesian product, 8 th International Congress in Civil Engineering, Shiraz, May 2009.

[104]

A. Kaveh and S. Talatahari, Topological Design of Geometrically Nonlinear Latticed Domes Using Particle Swarm Ant Colony Optimization, First International Conference on Soft Computing Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Madaira, Portugal, September, 2009.

[A. Kaveh, S. Talatahari, “Topological Design of Geometrically Nonlinear Latticed Domes using Particle Swarm Ant Colony Optimization”, in B.H.V. Topping, Y. Tsompanakis, (Editors), “Proceedings of the First International Conference on Soft Computing Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering”, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 25, 2009. Doi:10.4203/ccp.92.25]

[105]

A. Kaveh and P. Sharafi, Profile Reduction for Sparse Matrices using an Ant System, Twelfth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Madaira, Portugal, September, 2009.

[A. Kaveh, P. Sharafi, “Profile Reduction for Sparse Matrices using an Ant System”, in B.H.V. Topping, L.F. Costa Neves, R.C. Barros, (Editors), “Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing”,

Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 284, 2009. Doi:10.4203/ccp.91.284]

[106]

A. Kaveh and L. Shahryari, Canonical Forms and Graph Theory for Calculating the Eigenfrequencies of Symmetric Space Frames, CST2010, Valencia, Spain, September 2010.

[A. Kaveh and L. Shahryari , Canonical Forms and Graph Theory for Calculating the Eigenfrequencies of Symmetric Space Frames , Paper 259 fromCCP: 93, ISBN 978-1-905088-38-6 (2010)].

[107]

A. Kaveh and H. Fazli, Eigensolution of locally modified regular structures using
shifted inverse iteration method CST2010, Valencia, Spain, September 2010.

[A. Kaveh and H. Fazli, Eigensolution of Locally Modified Regular Structures using the Shifted Inverse Iteration Method , Paper 261 fromCCP: 93, ISBN 978-1-905088-38-6 (2010)].

[108]

A. Kaveh and M. Jahanshahi, An ACS algorithm for the formation of subminimal-suboptimal cycle bases, SEMC2010, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2010, pp. 437-440.

[109]

A. Kaveh and M. Hassani, (Invited Lecture) Ant colony algorithms for nonlinear analyses, simultaneous analysis-design, and optimal design of structures, SEMC2010, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2010, pp. 1071-1076.

[110]

A. Kaveh and M. Daei, Ant colony system for the formation of sparse flexibility matrices: Tetrahedron elements, SEMC2010, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2010, pp. 1117-1120.

[111]

A. Kaveh and P. Sharafi, Facility Centers of a Network Using Charged System Search Algorithm, CMS2010, Vienna, 2010.

[112]

N. Farhoodi and A. Kaveh, Weight reduction of braced frames using optimization algorithms BB-BC and PSO, CLCE2010, Kerman, April 2010.

[113]

A. Kaveh (Keynote Lecture) Applications of Graph Products in Symmetric and Regular Structures, ISME2010, Sharif University, May 2010.

[114]

A. Kaveh and L. Shahryari, Mashhad, Calculation of buckling load for planar truss structures with multi-symmetry, 5ncce2010, May 2010.

[115]

A. Kaveh, New developments in graph products and applications in structural engineering (Invited Lecture), Mathematics in Architecture and Civil Engineering Design and Education, Pecs, Hungary, 2011.

[116]

A. Kaveh, H. Rahami, Applications of graph products and canonical form in structural mechanics: A review, (Invited Lecture ), The Second International Conference on Soft Computing Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Crete, Greece, Saxe-Coburgh Publications, Computational Science, Engineering and Technology, Series 28, Chapter 6, 2011, pp. 157-186.

[117]

A. Kaveh and O. Sabzi, Optimum design of reinforced concrete frames using HPSACO algorithm, The Second International Conference on Soft Computing
Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Crete, Greece, 2011, Paper 5.

[118]

A. Kaveh, S. Talatahari and R. Sheikholeslami, Optimum Seismic Design of Gravity Retaining Walls Using Heuristic Big Bang-Big Crunch Algorithm, The Second International Conference on Soft Computing Technology in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, Crete, Greece, 2011, Paper 4.

[119]

A. Kaveh, A. Zolghadr, “Damage Detection of Truss Structures using an Improved Charged System Search Algorithm”, in B.H.V. Topping, (Editor), “Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Computational Structures Technology”, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 82, 2012. Doi:10.4203/ccp.99.82.

[120]

A. Kaveh, B. Alinejad, “Hypergraph Products for Structural Mechanics”, in B.H.V. Topping, (Editor), “Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Computational Structures Technology”, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, UK, Paper 266, 2012. Doi:10.4203/ccp.99.266.

[121]

A. Kaveh, (Keynote Lecture) Symmetry and Regularity in Structural Mechanics, The 9th International Congress in Civil Engineering, Isfahan, May 2012.

[122]

A. Kaveh and H. Abbasgholiha, Big Bang-Big Crunch algorithm based optimum design of steel frames, The 9th International Congress in Civil Engineering, Isfahan, May 2012.

[123]

A. Kaveh and Eftekhar, Improved Big Bang-Big Crunch for optimal design of barrel vaults, The 9th International Congress in Civil Engineering, Isfahan, May 2012.

[124]

A. Kaveh and E. Afshari, Optimal design of space domes using Big Bang-Big Crunch and Charged System Search, The 9th International Congress in Civil Engineering, Isfahan, May 2012.

[125]

A. Kaveh, T. Bakhshipour and E. Afshari, Optimal design of double layer grids using HBB-BC and CS algorithms, The 9th International Congress in Civil Engineering, Isfahan, May 2012.

[126]

A. Kaveh and I. Shojaei, Advances on the optimal analysis of structures: near-regular structures, simultaneous analysis and design, modal analysis, in Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, B.H.V. Topping and P. Iványi, (Editors), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, United Kingdom, paper 251, 2014. doi:10.4203/ccp.106.251

[127]

A. Kaveh and M.S. Massoudi (Invited Lecture), Recent advances in the finite element force method, Computational Methods for Engineering Technology, B.H.V. Topping and P. Iványi, (Editors), Saxe-Couberg Publications, Scotland, 2014, Chapter 12, pp. 305-324.

[128]

Kaveh, A. Optimal Structural Analysis, Keynote Lecture, 2nd International & 6th National Conference on Earthquake & Structures, October 14-15, 2015, ACECR of Kerman, Kerman, Iran.

10. LIST OF THE Ph.D. STUDENTS

1.

S. Nani (joint supervisor), Graph Theory for Bandwidth and Profile Optimization of Structural Matrices, 1994.

2.

Abbas Mokhtarzadeh (sole supervisor), Applications of graph Theory for Efficient Force Method, 1996.

3.

Ali Davaran (sole supervisor), Analysis of Large-scale Structures Using concept of Graph theory, Parallel Processing and Artificial Neural Networks, October 1997.

4.

Abbas Iranmanesh (sole supervisor), Application of Artificial Neural Networks in Structural optimization, Autumn 1998.

5.

Hossein Ali Rahimi Bondarabady (sole supervisor), Optimal Structural Matrices for Efficient Analysis of Large-Scale Structures, Jan. 2001.

6.

Morteza Raiesi Dehkordi (sole supervisor), Analysis and design of Dome Space Structures with Artificial Neural networks, September 2003.

7.

Ali Jafarvand (joint supervisor), Analysis and Optimal Design of Foldable Space Structures, April 1998.

8.

Vahid Kalatjari (sole supervisor), Optimization of Trusses Using Genetic Algorithm and The Algebraic Force Method, January 2002.

9.

Hossein Rahami (sole supervisor), Combinatorial Optimization in Structural Mecnanics, February 2006.

10.

Khalil Paryab (sole supervisor), Application of Graph Theory for evaluating Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors in Structural Systems, Autumn 2004.

11.

Jafar Keyvani (joint supervisor), Design and Analysis of Double Layer Grids Using Optimization and Neural Networks, March 2002.

12.

Kambiz Koohestani (joint supervision) Optimal Analysis of Finite Element Models via Force Method, Februray 2007.

13.

Saeed Shojaee Baghini (sole supervisor), Optimal Design of Structures Using Metahuristic Algorithms, IUST, January 2008.

14.

Mehdi Yousefi (joint supervision), Dynamic Behavior of Bell Tower-Like Structures in Earthquake Environment, Technical University of Wien (Prof. R. Heuer), January 2008.

15.

Mohsen Jahanshahi (joint supervisor), Metaheuristic Algorithms for Plastic Analysis and Selection of Subminimal and Suboptimal Cycle Bases for the Force Method of Frame Analysis, May 2008.

16.

Mohammad Ali Sayarinejad (sole supervisor), Decomposition and healing of graphs for eigensolution of symmetric models, IUST, October 2009.

17.

Maryam Daei (sole supervisor), Applications of Heuristic Algorithms in Structural Mechanics, IUST, October 2009.

18.

Leila Shahryari, (joint supervision), Symmetry and canonical forms for free vibration and stability analyses of skeletal structures using displacement method, IUST, November 2009.

19.

Behnoosh Salibahrami, (sole supervisor), IUST, February 2010. Behnoosh Salibahrami, (sole supervisor), Applications of graph products in eigensolution of regular and symmetric structures, IUST, February 2010.

20.

Mahdi Nouri, (joint supervisor), Extension of the application of canonical forms and graph products in engensolution of repeated and regular problems of structural mechanics, Tabriz University, December 2010.

21.

Mazdak Nikbakht, (sole supervisor), Symmetry and regularity using groups, graphs and linear algebra, IUST, January 2011.

22.

Siamak Talatahari, (joint supervisor), Extension and hybridization of meta-heuristic algorithms for optimization of large-scale structures, Tabriz University, May 2011.

23.

Hadi Fazli, (sole supervisor), Eigensolution methods for structures with regular properties, IUST, September 2011.

24.

Babak Alinejad, Graph products and metaheuristic optimization methods in structural analysis and design (sole supervisor) IUST, June 2012.

25.

Karim Laknejadi, Graph theory and meta-heuristic methods for optimal design of structures (sole supervisor), IUST, October 2012.

26.

Mohammad Saberi (sole supervisor), Structural damage identification using enhanced charged system search algorithm, Azad University, June 2014.

27.

H. Mirhosseini (joint superisor) , Graph products and different pattern of structural matrices in analysis using stiffness and force methods, Azad University, 2014.

28.

Mohammad Sajjad Masoudi, (sole supervisor), Optimal design of continuous finite element models via force method, IUST, 2014.

29.

Mohsen Kalateh-Ahani, (sole supervisor), Multi-optimization for performamce-based design of steel structures, IUST, 2014.

30.

Mazyar Farzam, (sole supervisor), Optimal analysis and design of structures under seismic loading, IUST, 2014.

31.

Ali Zolgadr, (sole supervisor), New meta-heuristic algorithms for optimal design of skeletal structures with dynamic constraints, IUST, October 2015.

32.

Neda Farhoodi, (sole supervisor), Metaheuristic algorithms for optimal seismic design of structures, IUST, October 2015.

33.

Taha Bakhshpouri , (sole supervisor), Steel StructuralOptimization with the Approach of Improving Metaheuristic Algorithms, IUST, January 2016.

34.

Majid Alipour (joint supervisor), Scheduling optimization regarding resource limitation and uncertainties in construction projects, IUST, April 2016.

35.

Hossein Moez, (joint supervisor), Natural forest regenration algorithm, a new methaheuristic for optimum design of skeletal strutures, Tabriz University, May 2016.

36.

Vahid Reza Mahdavi, (sole supervisor) IUST, currently.

37.

Majid Ilchi Ghazaan (sole supervisor), IUST, currently.

38. Sh. Bijari, (sole supervisor) IUST, currently.

39. M.H. Ghafari, (sole supervisor) IUST, currently.

40. M. Ghobadi, (sole supervisor) IUST, currently.

41. H. Yousefpour, (sole supervisor) IUST, currently.

42. Pedram Hosseini (joint supervision) Qom University, currently.

43. N.K. Khodadadi, (sole supervisor) IUST, currently.

44. A. Bolandgerami (sole supervisor) IUST, currently.

45. M. Rastegar Moghaddam (joint supervisor) IUST, currently.

46. M.R. Pishghadam, (joint supervisor) Zanjan University, currently.

11. LIST OF THE M. Sc. STUDENTS

1.

N. Jocardis, Topology of double layer grids, IUST, 1994.

2.

H. Adeli, Plastic analysis and design using combinatorial optimization and mathematical programming, IUST, 2001.

3.

H.R. Yourdkhani, The optimum decomposition method for analysis of large scale hydraulic network, IUST, 1995.

4.

J. Blouri Bazaz, Optimum design of truss structure, Tarbiat Moddaress University, 1987.

5.

S.M. Yousefi, Dynamic analysis of domes, BHRC, 1998.

6.

A.H. Nazarian, Traveling Salesman problem, IUST Industry Engineering Department, IUST, 1993.

7.

O.R. Shogli, Multi-objective optimization for controlling time-cost-quality, using ant colony algorithms, IUST, 2006.

8.

S. Mortezavan, Analysis of large-scale hydraulic systems, 2000.

9.

D. Bondar, Dynamic analysis of dams, 1990.

10.

M. Sedehi, Nodal ordering for bandwidth reduction, Tarbiat Moddaress University, 1987.

11.

M. Saberi, Optimum design of double layer barrel vaults, IUST, 1998.

12.

S.M. Moussavi, Optimum data generation for space structures, Tarbiat Moddaress University,1994.

13.

M.R. Mashayekhi, Optimal analysis of mixed methods using graph theoretical approaches, IUST, 1993.

14.

M. Ramazan Nejad, Analysis and design of planar frames using graph theory method and genetic algorithm, Azad University of Kerman University, 2003.

15.

H. Dabbagh, Bandwidth reduction of rectangular matrices for optimal analysis of structures, IUST, 1990.

16.

R. Ahmadi, Decomposition of large-scale structures, IUST, 1993.

17.

M.R. Vakili, Analysis and design of trusses using artificial neural networks, Mazadaran University, 1996.

18.

A.R. Khaleghi, Prediction of the strength of concrete specimen using neural networks, Azad University of Kerman, 1996.

19.

M. Iranmanesh, Application of neural networks for analysis and design of single layer grids, Azad University of Kerman, 1998.

20.

T. Asadi far, Analysis and design of Sahid Rajaie 220 meter tower, Arak University, 1998.

21.

K. Sharif Zadeh, A comparative study of rigid plastic method and elastic-plastic approach for design of planar steel frames. IUST, 1995.

22.

M. Ebrahimi, Configuration processing for analysis of large-scale space structures, IUST, 1995.

23.

A. Gorbani Zavie Jaki, Optimal topology design of planar trusses, IUST, 1995.

24.

A Nassier Oghli Khyabani, Analysis and design of planar trusses using combinatorial force method, IUST, 1998.

25.

A. Shokohifar, Dynamic system for analysis of housing supply and market demand, IUST, 2000.

26.

S. Kalantari, A preprocessor for identification of stress concentration in aerospace structures, IUST, 1995.

27.

R. Asmarian Nasab, Non-linear behavior of semi-rigid connections in steel structures, Mazdandaran University, 2000.

28.

A.R. Rahimi Navassi, Configuration processing of space structures using graph theory, IUST, 2000.

29.

F. Ghoya, Efficient analysis of structures using substructuring techniques, Sharif University of Technology, 1995.

30.

M. Hosseini, Plastic analysis and design of frames using concepts of graph theory, BHRC, 2001.

31.

A. Sabouhi, Spectral methods for nodal ordering using graph models of finite element meshes, IUST, 2004.

32.

M. Babaie, Geometrically nonlinear analysis of foldable structures with scissor-link elements, IUST, 2003.

33.

M. Nikbakht, Dynamic and stability analysis of symmetric structures using group theory, IUST, 2006.

34.

H. Moez, Combinatorial force method for analysis of frames with semi-rigid joints, IUST, 2005.

35.

V. Kaltjari, Reliability analysis of structural systems and the interaction with optimal design and degrees of static indeterminacy, IUST, 1991.

36.

S. Mohammad Karimi, A fuzzy optimization model of earthwork allocation with imprecise parameters, IUST, 2005.

37.

H. Fazli, Graph coloring in structural mechanics, IUST, 2007.

38.

M. Hadjkarim Kharazi, Analysis and design of space frames using neural networks, IUST, 1998.

39.

M. Shahrouzi, Approximate analysis of steel frames using optimum bracing, Sharif University of Technology, 2001.

40.

R. Najjarzadeh, Frontwidth reduction for efficient finite element analysis, IUST, 1997.

41.

S.A. Khalife Loo, Optimal plastic analysis and design of frame using force method and graph concepts, IUST, 1991.

42.

S. Davari Pour, Eigensolution of large-scale structures using substructuring, IUST, 1996.

43.

M. Pour Baba, Substructuring method fir analysis of large-scale structures using graph concepts, Babol University, 2001.

44.

S.M. Bani Hashemi, Hyper-graphs for configuration processing in structural analysis, IUST, 1997.

45.

A. Hajizadeh, Good starting node for ordering problems in structural analysis, IUST, 1997.

46.

A. Asadi Rad, Bandwidth optimization for stiffness matrices of finite element meshes using algebraic graph theory, IUST, 1999.

47.

M. Javanmard, Finite element analysis beams of elastic foundation, IUST, 1987.

48.

F. Yasrebi, Parametric study for optimal design of space barrel vaults, 1996.

49.

M. Zafari, Finite element nodal ordering using priority functions, IUST, 2000.

50.

M. Shokouhian, Optimal ordering using graph theory and algebraic graph theory, IUST, 2002.

51.

H.R. Yortkhani, Optimum decomposition for analysis of large-scale hydraulic networks using graph theory and artificial neural networks, IUST, 1999.

52.

S. Mortezavand, Optimization of the conditioning for hydraulic networks cycle matrices, IUST 2002.

53.

HA Rahimi Bondarabady, Non-linear force method of structural analysis, IUST, 1991.

54.

D. Farhangi, Nodal ordering optimization, IUST, 1992.

55.

M. Emamjomeh Zadeh, Optimal analysis of hydraulic networks, IUST, 1995.

56.

M. Daneshvar, Optimal plastic analysis and design of structures, IUST, 1989.

57.

R. Ghazi, Algebraic combinatorial force method of structural analysis, IUST, 1994.

58.

M. Najafi Yadegari, Vehicle routing problems using neural networks, IUST, 1999.

59.

A. Monir Abassi, sequential analysis for distribution of budget, IUST, 2002.

60.

A. Haddad Razavi, The method of subdomaining for finite element analysis in plasticity, IUST, 1997.

61.

B. Vakili, Parametric study for optimal design of structural domes, IUST, 1996.

62.

H. Famoori, Graph theoretical method for profile reduction, 1997.

63.

M.A. Salati, Element ordering for frontal solution, Tarbiat Moddaress, 1989.

64.

A. Moulayee, Free vibration analysis of frames using graph theory, algebraic graph theory and genetic algorithm, 2002.

65.

B. Valli, Iterative solutions for structural analysis, IUST 1996.

66.

R. Hooshmand, Optimum analysis and design of steel structures using object oriented programming, IUST, 1996.

67.

A. Mohammadi, Structuring for efficient analysis of space structures, 1996.

68

S. Ezzati, Variational theorems for eigensolution in structural mechanics, IUST, 2006.

69.

H. Khalil Pasha, Optimization of double layer grids by GA with analogy between grids and plates, IUST, 2007.

70.

M. Sasani, Rigidity of planar trusses using graph theory, Amikabir University of Technology, 1987.

71.

F. Navid Ehsani, Rigidity of trusses using graph concepts, IUST, 2000.

72.

H. Servati, Analysis and design of space structures using neural networks, IUST, 1996.

73.

S.S. Razavi, Determination of project's optimal duration, IUST, 2001.

74.

R. Rahmani Zarnagh, Algebraic graph theory methods for finite element nodal ordering, IUST, 2001.

75.

M. Dadvar, Layout optimization for planar trusses, IUST, 1997.

76.

E. Roostaie, Design of double layer and triple layer grids for covering large areas, IUST, 1996.

77.

M.B. Majdabady, An efficient program for analysis of plane elasticity problems, IUST, 1987.

78.

A. Moulayee, Free Vibration Analysis of Frames Using Graph Theory, Algebraic Graphs Theory and Genetic Algorithm, Building and Housing Research Center, 2002.

79.

B Saberi, Analysis and design of barrel vaults using neural networks, BHRC, 2004.

80.

S. Shojaie Baghini, Optimization of foldable structures using neural networks, IUST, 2003.

81.

D. Fazel Dehkordi, Application of neural networks for moment-rotation relationship of Khorjini joints, Kerman University, 1998.

82.

M.R. Sabghian, Optimal topology for truss structures, University of Yazd, 2000.

83

A. Abdi Tehrani, Optimal Design of Planar Frames Using Genetic Algorithms, Building and Housing Research Center, 2002.

84.

M. Amouhashemi, Coarsening and uncoarsening for evaluation of maximal eigenvector of complementary Laplacian matrix to decomposition of finite element models, IUST, 2002.

85.

B. Salim Bahrami, Application of graph theory in dynamic analysis of symmetri graphs, Babol University, 2003.

86.

M. Teymouri Gharb, Linear and nonlinear analysis of Foldable structures with scissor link joints, BHRC, 2004.

87.

M. Khorami Azar, Prediction of Earthquake Source Parameters and attenuated relationship using artificial neural networks, IUST, 2003.

88.

N. Dayhim, Optimal location finding using graph theory and genetic algorithm, IUST, 2003.

89.

A. Abde Tehrani, Optimal design of frame using genetic algorithms, IUST, 2002.

90.

Y. Noori, Prediction of the earth layers using artificial neural networks, Babol University, 2003.

91.

M. Khorami Azar, Prediction of Earthquake Source Parameters and Attenuated Relationship Using Neural Networks, Building and Housing Research Center, 2003.

92.

F. Masteri Farahani, Estimating the Vulnerability of the Concrete Structures Using Artificial Neural Networks, Building and Housing Research Center, 2005.

93.

S.M. Dashti Zand, Concrete Properties Containing Recycled Rubber Waste, Building and Housing Research Center, 2006.

94.

H. Gholami, The Role of Symmetry in Dynamic Behavior of Frames, Building and Housing Research Center, 2006.

95.

B. Dadfar, Design for controlling the seismic collapse mechanism of frame structures using genetic algorithms, IUST, 2007.

96.

M. Ebtehaj, Plastic analysis of structures; applications and extensions, IUST, 2007.

97.

M. Njimi, Variation Theorems for Static and Dynamic Analysis of Structures, Building and Housing Research Center, 2006.

98.

M.A. Abbaszadeh Mashad, Artificial Neural Network Modeling of Confinement for Axially Loaded Circular Concrete Column Retrofitted by Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Wrapping, Building and Housing Research Center, 2005.

99.

M. Asadi, Evaluation of Epicentre and Magnitude of Earthquake by Acceleration Data, Building and Housing Research Center, 2004.

100.

S.R. Pashanejati, Eigen-solution of Tall Building, Building and Housing Research Center, 2004.

101.

A. Jahanmohammadi, Applicatins of group theory in structural mechanics, University of Yazd, 2007.

102.

B. Alinejadi, Canonical Forms Expressible as the Sum of Kroneker Products and Application in Free and Forced Vibration of Structures, IUST, 2008.

103.

E. Ebrahimi, Force Method for Finite Element Analysis, Amol University, 2008.

104.

A. Massomi, Applications of combined genetic algorithm and ant colony for layout optimization of steel braced frames, BHRC, 2008.

105.

R. Rezvani Asl, Numerical investigation for the role of partitioning walls in concrete frames, BHRC, 2008.

106.

P. Sharafi, Ant colony meta-heuristic in combinatorial optimization; Applications in Civil Engineering, BHRC, 2008.

107.

M.A. Fatolah Pour Kami, Applications of p-median of weighted graphs for finding facility centers using meta-heuristic algorithms, BHRC, 2008.

108.

Farmanbar, IUST, 2008.

109.

Hamidi, IUST, 2008.

110.

K. Laknejadi, Nodal Ordering for Profile Reduction Using a Differential Equation, IUST, 2008.

111.

N. Farhoodi, Optimal designe of steel structures, Khajeh Nassir University, 2008.

112

R. Alizadeh, Decomposition and healing for the force method, IUST, 2009.

113

M. Hasani , Mixed analysis and design using ant colony optimization, IUST, 2009.

114

Sheyda Shoghi, Graph theoretical method for rigidity of planar and space trusses, IUST, 2009.

115

H. Palizvan, Well structured structural matrices using ant colony algorithms, IUST, 2009.

116

Esmaeel Naseri , Finite element analysis via pure force method, IUST, 2009.

117

Somayeh Malakouti Rad , Hybrid of genetic algorithm and particle swarm optimization for the force method-based simultaneous analysis and design of skeletal structures, IUST, 2009.

118

R. Khaleghi , Applications of meta-heuristic algorithms for decomposition of graphs and finite element models, IUST, 2009.

119

S. Khaligh,, Application of optimization for predicting the yield lines of slabs, IUST, 2009.

120

A. Haddadzadeh Group theory for analysis of dome structures, BHRC, 2009.

121

Naseri Fard, Meta heuristic for structural optimization, BHRC, 2009.

122

Ali Shariat, IUST, 2009.

123

Mohammad Kalateh-Ahani, Plastic analysis and design of frames using safe theorem via ant colony optimization, IUST, November 2009.

124

Roya Shoghi, Rigidity od planar and space trusses, IUST, November 2009.

125

Mohammad Sajjad Masoudi, Finite element force method using graph theoretical and metaheuristic algorithms, IUST, 2010.

126

Mohammad Javad Tolou Kian, Dynamic analysis of structures using graph theoretical force method, BHRC, 2010.

127

Behzad Eftekhar, Size and geometry optimization of barrel vaults, IUST, 2010.

128

Saeed Tahmasebi, Distributed evolutionary muti-objective mesh partitioning algorithm for parallel finite element computations by CSS, IUST, December 2010.

130

Hamed Nasr, Facility location finding by genetic algorithm, ant colony and harmony search algorithm, IUST, July 2010.

131

Sepehr Beheshti, Graph products for configuration processing, IUST, December 2010.

132

Mojtaba Khayatazad, IUST, October 2012.

133

Pooya Zakian, IUST, September 2012.

134

Mohsen Khoshkebari, BHRC, October 2012.

135

Babak Ahmadi, IUST, Analysis, design and optimal design of structures using charged system search and force method, January 2013.

136

Farnoud Shokohi, IUST, Optimal design castellated beams using charged system search and its enhanced version, January 2013.

137

Massoud Mehdad, Bandwidth, profile and wavefront optimizarion using charged system search, IUST, January 2013.

138

Vahid Reza Mahdavi, IUST, Optimal design of arch dams using endurance time acceleration functions, wavelet transform, charged system search and particle swarm optimization, January 2013.

139

M. Ilchi Ghazaan, Hybridizing meta-heuristic algorithms for optimum design of skeletal structures with frequency and resistance constraints, IUST, October 2013.

140

Mohsen Maniat, Structural Damage Identification in Skeletal Structures via Metaheuristic
Algorithms, IUST, June 2013.

141

S.M. Javadi, Optimization of structural problems with multiple frequency constraints using a hybrid Ray optimization algorithm, June 2013.

142

Mohammad Naiemi, BHRC, 2013, completed.

142

Ali Shams Talaei, BHRC, 2013, completed.

143

Nafiseh Soleimani, IUST, 2014, completed.

144

Sh. Bijary, IUST, 2014, completed.

145

Shakiba Hasana, IUST 2014, completed.

146

Parvin Asadi, IUST, 2015, completed.

147

Sharnaz Ardalani, IUST, 2015, completed.

148

Sara Nazarpour, IUST, 2015, completed.

149

Masoud Rezaei, BHRC, 2016, completed

150

Mehran Moradveisi, Optimal design of double-layer grids Using CBO and ECBO algorithms considering nonlinear behavior, BHRC, 2016.

151

Ali Bolandgerami, IUST, 2015, completed.

152

Shadi Fatabadi, IUST, 2015.

12. PROJECTS

Some of the recent projects:

1.

Symmetry in Structural Mechanics, INSF, 2005.

2.

Applications of Graph Theory in Optimal Analaysis of Structures. INSF, 2006.

3.

Optimal Analysis and Design Using Genetic and Ant Colony Algorithms, INSF, 2007.

4.

Optimal Analysis and Design of Structures, INSF, 2008.

5.

Applications of Graph Theory and Meta-heuristic Algorithms in Optimal Analysis and Design, INSF, 2009.

6.

Meta-heuristic Algorithms in Optimal Analysis and Design of Structures, Part 1, INSF, 2010.

7.

Meta-heuristic Algorithms in Optimal Analysis and Design of Structures, Part 2, INSF, 2011.

8.

Meta-heuristic Algorithms in Optimal Analysis and Design of Structures, Part 3, INSF, 2011.

9.

Meta-heuristic Algorithms in Optimal Analysis and Design of Structures, Part 4, INSF, 2012.

10.

Meta-heuristic Algorithms in Optimal Analysis and Design of Structures, Part 5, INSF, 2012.

11.

Meta-heuristic Algorithms in Optimal Analysis and Design of Structures, Part 6, INSF, 2013.

12.

Meta-heuristic Algorithms in Optimal Analysis and Design of Structures, Part 7, INSF, 2013.

13.

Meta-heuristic Algorithms in Optimal Analysis and Design of Structures, Part 8, INSF, 2014.

14.

Meta-heuristic Algorithms in Optimal Analysis and Design of Structures, Part 9, INSF, 2015.

Research projects: 37

Supervisor of Ph.D. thesis: 32 completed and 9 in the process.

Supervisor of M.Sc. thesis: over 150 (some are listed)

External Examiner of 20 Ph.D. students

External Examiner of more than 45 M.Sc. students

13. Adminstrative activities

Research vice Chancellor of the Building and Hosing Research Centre (1 year)

Head of Centre of Excellence for Studies in Structural Engineering (12 years)

Head of Department of Engineering, Iranian Academy of Sciences (2 year)

Head of Civil Engineering Branch of the Iranian Academy of Sciences (4 year)

Member of the committee for Research, Iranian Academy of Sciences (3 year)

Member of the committee for Foresight, Iranian Academy of Sciences (1 year)

Member of the engineering committee of journal publications, Iranian Ministry of Science, Technology and Research (5 Years).

Member of the Engineering Committee for Centers of Excellences, Iranian Ministry of Science, Technology and Research (4 Years).

Member of the Promotion Committee in Engineering, Iranian Ministry of Science, Technology and Research (8 Years).

Head of Structural Section, Iran University of Science and Technology (12 years).

Head of Civi Engineering Department, Iran University of Science and Technology (1/2 year).

Head of the Office for Research, Iran University of Science and Technology (1 year).

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