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Faculty Profile

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Name: Arash E. Zaghi
Title: Assistant Professor
Affiliation:
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
E-Mail: zaghi@engr.uconn.edu
Personal/Lab Website: http://zaghi.engr.uconn.edu/
Program/Department Website: http://www.engr.uconn.edu/cee/
Office Telephone: (860) 486-2468



Keywords | Categories: accelerated bridge construction (ABC), bridge design and retrofit, Civil and Environmental Engineering, earthquake and blast, large-scale experiments, multihazard resiliency, novel structural systems

Professional Summary

Dr. Zaghi’s research has been focused on structural and bridge engineering, multihazard resiliency, large-scale experiments, blast resistant structures, novel structural system and material, and seismic and blast resistant structures. His main research falls into the following areas: (1) Application of composite and advanced alloys for multihazard resilient design of critical infrastructure; (2) Design of structural members and connections for accelerated construction of resilient and durable bridges; (3) Blast, shock, and seismic testing and simulation of structural and nonstructural systems; (4) Innovative and cost effective retrofit/repair technologies for existing bridges and structures.