Education & Academic Experiences

Postdoctoral Fellow, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran (20172018)

Ph.D., Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran (20142017)
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Research Interests
Course Taught
Graduate Level (MSc and PhD Programs)

Soft Computation

Reliability of Structures

Stability of Structures

Advanced Finite Element Methods

Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design
Undergraduate Level
Honors and Awards
2017

Iran’s Elites Foundation Postdoctoral Award

2016

Research and Educational award,
Awarded by the National Elite Foundation

2016

Distinguished Student,
Department of Civil Engineering, Iran University of Science
and Technology

2015

Research and Educational award,
Awarded by the National Elite Foundation

2015

Distinguished Student,
Department of Civil Engineering, Iran University of Science
and Technology

2012

Distinguished Student,
Department of Civil Engineering, Iran University of Science
and Technology

Book

Adel, H., Ilchi Ghazaan, M., and Habibnejad Korayem
A., 2022.
Machine learning applications for developing sustainable
construction materials
. Artificial Intelligence and Data Science in Environmental Sensing,
chapter 9 (Asadnia, M., Razmjou, A. and Beheshti, A.). pp. 179210.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2018.
Metaheuristic algorithms for optimal design of realsize
structures
. Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.
Papers in Journals

Ilchi Ghazaan, M.
, and Saadatmand, F., 2022.
Decoupled reliabilitybased design optimization with a doublestep
modified adaptive chaos control approach
. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 65(10), pp.120.

Adel, H., Palizban, S.M.M., Sharifi, S.S., Ilchi Ghazaan, M., and Habibnejad Korayem A., 2022.
Predicting mechanical properties of carbon nanotubereinforced
cementitious nanocomposites using interpretable ensemble learning
models
. Construction and Building Materials.

Ilchi Ghazaan, M.
, and Saadatmand, F., 2022.
A new performance measure approach with an adaptive step length
selection method hybridized with decoupled reliabilitybased design
optimization
. Structures, 44, pp. 977987.

Kaveh, A., Ilchi Ghazaan, M., and Saadatmand, F.,
2022.
Colliding bodies optimization with Morlet wavelet mutation and
quadratic interpolation for global optimization problems
. Engineering with Computers, 38(3), pp.27432767.

Kaveh, A., Ilchi Ghazaan, M., and Asadi, A., 2020.
An Improved Water Strider Algorithm for Optimal Design of Skeletal
Structures
. Periodica Polytechnica Civil Engineering, 64(4), pp. 12841305.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2020.
A new VPSbased algorithm for multiobjective optimization problems
. Engineering with Computers, 36(3), pp. 10291040.

Kaveh, A., Ilchi Ghazaan, M., and Mahjoubi, S., 2018.
Comparison of four metaheuristic algorithms for optimal design of
doublelayer barrel vaults
. International Journal of Space Structures, 33(34), pp. 115123.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2018.
Optimum seismic design of 3D irregular steel frames using recently
developed metaheuristic algorithms
. ASCE, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 32(3): 04018015.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2018.
A new hybrid metaheuristic algorithm for optimal design of
largescale dome structures
. Engineering Optimization, 50(2), pp. 235252.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2017.
A new metaheuristic algorithm: vibrating particles system
. Scientia Iranica, 24(2), pp. 551566.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2017.
Optimum design of skeletal structures using PSObased algorithms
. Periodica Polytechnica Civil Engineering, 61(2), pp. 184195.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2017.
Vibrating particles system algorithm for truss optimization with
multiple natural frequency constraints
. Acta Mechanica, 228(1), pp. 307–322.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2017.
MATLAB codes for vibrating particles system algorithm
. International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, 7(3), pp.
355366.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2016.
Optimum design of largescale truss towers using cascade
optimization
. Acta Mechanica, 227(9), pp. 2645–2656.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2016.
Optimal design of dome truss structures with dynamic frequency
constraints
. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 53(3), pp. 605621.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2016.
A hybrid ECBO and UBS algorithm for optimum design of skeletal
structures
. Asian journal of civil engineering, 17(7), pp. 917936.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2016.
Enhanced whale optimization algorithm for sizing optimization of
skeletal structures
. Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, 45(3), pp.
345362.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2015.
Layout and size optimization of trusses with natural frequency
constraints using improved ray optimization algorithm
. Iranian Journal of Science and Technology Transactions of Civil
Engineering, 39, pp. 395408.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2015.
Structural reliability assessment utilizing four metaheuristic
algorithms
. International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, 5(2), pp.
205225.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2015.
A comparative study of CBO and ECBO for optimal design of skeletal
structures
. Computers & Structures, 153, pp. 137147.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2015.
Hybridized optimization algorithms for design of trusses with
multiple natural frequency constraints
. Advances in Engineering Software, 79, pp. 137147.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2015.
Metaheuristic algorithms for minimum crossing number problem
. International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, 5(1), pp.
6777.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2015.
Enhanced colliding bodies algorithm for truss optimization with
frequency constraints
. ASCE, Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 29(6), 04014104.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2014.
Enhanced colliding bodies optimization for design problems with
continuous and discrete variables
. Advances in Engineering Software, 77, pp. 6675.

Kaveh, A. and Ilchi Ghazaan, M., 2014.
Computer codes for colliding bodies optimization and its enhanced
version
. International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, 4(3), pp.
321339.

Kaveh, A., Ilchi Ghazaan, M., and Bakhshpoori, T.,
2013.
An improved ray optimization algorithm for design of truss
structures
. Periodica Polytechnica. Civil Engineering, 57(2), pp. 97112.

