Dr. Sanjay Raja Arwade

Associate Professor

Graduate Program Director

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College of Engineering
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst
223 Marston Hall
130 Natural Resources Road
Amherst, MA 01003
Phone: 413-577-0926
Fax: (413) 577-4940

E-Mail: arwade@umass.edu

 

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Full Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Cornell University, 2002.
M.S. Civil Engineering, Cornell University,1999.
B.S.E. Civil Engineering, Princeton University, 1996.

Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, 2011- present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, 2006 – 2011
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins, 2006 – present
  • Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, January 2002 – August 2006
  • Visiting Faculty, Computer Science Research Institute, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, 2003
  • Intern Engineer, Robert Silman Associates, 1996 

Classes Taught

CEE 211: Perspectives on the Evolution of Structures
CEE 331: Structural Analysis
CE 560.141 Perspectives on the Evolution of Structures
CE 560.445 Advanced Structural Analysis
CE 560.728 Stochastic Micromechanics
CE 560.729 Structural Mechanics
CE 560.786 Structural Reliability
CEE/MIE 605 Finite Element Analysis
CEE 615 Probabilistic Methods in Structural Mechanics
CEE 630 Advanced Solid Mechanics
CEE 693B Seminar

Recent Papers Published

Smith* BH, Szyniszewski S, Hajjar JF, Schafer BW, Arwade SR “A review of steel foam processing, properties, and applications.” Journal of Constructional Steel Research 71:1-10 (2012)

Szyniszewski S, Smith* BH, Hajjar JF, Arwade SR, Schafer BW “Local buckling strength of steel foam sandwich panels.” Thin-Walled Structures 59:11-19 (2012)

Mahdavi* M, Clouston PL, Arwade SR “A low-technology approach toward development of laminated bamboo lumber.” Construction and Building Materials 29:257-262 (2012)

Pinto H, Arwade SR, Veale* P “Response of open cell aluminum foams to fully reversed cyclic loading.” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics 137:911-918 (2012)

Pinto H, Arwade SR “A statistical model for the fatigue life of aluminum closed cell foams.” Fatigue and Fracture in Engineering Materials and Structures DOI 10.1111/j.1460-2695.2011.01591.x (2011)

Krupka* MT, Arwade SR, Clouston PL “Length effects in tensile strength in the orthogonal directions of structural composite lumber.” ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation 39: DOI 10.1520/JTE103261(2011)

Arwade SR, Lackner M, Grigoriu M “Probabilistic models for wind turbine and wind farm performance.” Journal of Solar Energy Engineering 133:10.1115/1.4004273. (2011)

Mahdavi* M, Clouston PL, Arwade SR “Development of Laminated Bamboo Lumber: a review of processing, performance and economical considerations.” Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 23:1036-1042 (2011)

Arwade SR, Deodatis G “Variability response functions for effective material properties.” Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics 26:174-181 (2010).

Kelton* SL, Arwade SR, Lutenegger AJ “Variability of the mechanical properties of wrought iron from historic American truss bridges.” ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 25:638-647 (2011).

Arwade SR, Winans* R, Clouston PL “Variability of the compressive strength of Parallel Strand Lumber.” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 136:405-412 (2010)

Arwade, S. R., Moradi*, M., Louhghalam*, A. "Variance decomposition and global sensitivity  for structural systems," Engineering Structures 32:1-10 (2010)

Louhghalam*, A, & Arwade, S. R. “Prediction of incipient damage sites in composites using classifiers.” International Journal of Damage Mechanics 19:233-260 (2010)

Arwade, S. R., Clouston, P. L., & Winans*, R. “Measurement and stochastic computational modeling of the elastic properties of parallel strand lumber,” Journal of Engineering Mechanics. 135:897-905 (2009)

Arwade, S. R. & Popat*, M. “Statistics of simulated intergranular cracks.” Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics 24:117-127 (2009)

Dorgan*, K. M., Arwade, S. R., & Jumars, P. A. “Worms as wedges: Effects of sediment mechanics on burrowing behavior.” Journal of Marine Research. 66:219-254 (2008)

Tan*, L. & Arwade, S. R. “Response classification of simple polycrystalline microstructures.” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 197:1397-1409 (2008)

Dorgan*, K. M., Arwade, S. R., & Jumars, P. A. “Burrowing in marine muds by crack propagation: kinematics and forces.” Journal of Experimental Biology. 210(23):4198-4212 (2007)

Liu*, H., Arwade, S. R., And Igusa, T. “Random Composites Classification And Damage Estimation Using Bayesian Classifiers.” Asce Journal Of Engineering Mechanics 133(2):129-140 (2007)

Arwade, S. R., Ariston*, L., And Lydigsen*, T. “Structural Behavior Of The Bollman Truss Bridge At Savage, Maryland.” Association For Preservation Technology Bulletin.37(1):27-36 (2006)

Ferrante*, F., Arwade, S. R., And Graham-Brady, L. “A Non-Stationary Translation Field Model For Composite Microstructure.” Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics 20(3):215-228 (2005).

Arwade, S. R. “Translation Vectors With Non-Identically Distributed Components.” Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics 20(2):158-167 (2005).

Arwade, S. R., And Grigoriu, M “Characterization And Modelling Of Random Polycrystalline Microstructrues With Application To Intergranular Fracture.”  ASCE Journal Of Engineering Mechanics 130(9):997-1006 (2004)

Arwade, S. R. And Grigoriu, M. “The Odf Of Kinematically Determined Planar Polycrystals Subject To Random Deformation.”  Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics. 18(4):289-299 (2003)

Grigoriu, M, Ditlevsen, O. And Arwade, S. R.  “A Monte Carlo Simulation Model For Stationary Non-Gaussian Processes.” Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics. 18(1): 87-95 (2003).

Recent Conference Proceedings

Szyniszewski S, Smith* BH, Hajjar JF, Arwade SR, Schafer BW “Local buckling strength of steel foam sandwich panels” Proceedings of the annual stability conference: Structural Stability Research Council Grapevine, TX, 2012

Smith* BH, Szyniszewski S, Hajjar JF, Schafer BW, Arwade SR “Material characterization and micro structural simulation of hollow spheres and PCM steel foams.” Proceedings of the annual stability conference: Structural Stability Research Council Grapevine, TX, 2012

Beauregard* E, Clouston PL, Arwade SR “Finite element analysis of wood-concrete composite with continuous metal connector.” Forest Products Society Convention Washington, DC 2012

Krem* M, Hoque ST, Arwade SR “Effect of built form configuration on energy and structural performance of skyscraper buildings” Building Enclosure Science and Technology Conference Atlanta, 2012

Pinto H, Arwade SR, “Damage accumulation model for aluminum closed cell foams.” Procedia Engineering, Volume 10, 2011, Pages 1967-1972, Proceedings of the International Conference on the mechanical behavior of materials, Lake Como, Italy.

Smith BH, Szyniszewski S, Hajjar JF, Schafer BW, Arwade SR, “Characterization of steel foams for structural components.” 2011 MetFoam conference, Busan, South Korea.

Smith BH, Arwade SR, Szyniszewski S, Schafer BW, Hajjar JF, “Modeling hollow sphere cellular metals as a random microstructure.” 2011 ASCE-EMI Engineering Mechanics Conference, Boston.

Clouston PL, Arwade SR, Krupka MT, Rattanaserikiat S, Amini A “Microstructure and size effect in structural composite lumber.’ NSF CMMI Grantees Conference, January 2011, Atlanta

Arwade SR, Hajjar, JF, Schafer BW, Moradi M, “Steel foam material processing, properties, and potential structural applications.” NSF CMMI Grantees Conference, January 2011, Atlanta

Moradi* M, Arwade SR, Schafer BW “Steel foam mitigates instability in structural members” Proceedings of CELLMAT, the International Conference on Cellular Materials, Dresden, Germany, October 2010.

Clouston PL, Arwade SR, Krupka M* “Length effects in the orthotropic directions of structural composite lumber.” Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Timber Engineering, Trentino, Italy, 2010.

Arwade SR, Deodatis G “Variability response functions for effective material properties.” Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computational Stochastic Mechanics, Rhodes, Greece, 2010.

Arwade, S. R., Winans*, R., & Clouston, P. L. “Measurement and modeling of spatially varying strength in parallel strand lumber.” In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, September 2009, Osaka, Japan.

Arwade, S. R. & Moradi*, M. “The use of variance decomposition in dimension reduction for stochastic structural systems.” In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability, September, 2009, Osaka, Japan.

Ferrante, F.J., Brady, L.L.G., Acton*, K., Arwade, S.R. “An overview of micromechanics-based techniques for the analysis of microstructural randomness in functionally graded materials” In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Multiscale and Functionally Graded Materials. Paulino, G.H., et al. eds., AIP Proceedings Series, Pp. 190-195, Oahu, HI, October, 2008.

Arwade, S. R. “The Sobol’ Decomposition As A Tool For Dimension Reduction As Applied To Micromechanics Problems.” In Proceedings Of The 18th Engineering Mechanics Conference, Asce, Blacksburg, Va, June 2007.

Louhghalam*, A. & Arwade, S. R. “Prediction Of Damage Initiation In Random Composite Materials Using Classification.” In Proceedings Of The 18th Engineering Mechanics Conference, Asce, Blacksburg, Va, June 2007.

Arwade, S. R., Igusa, T., Louhghalam*, A., And Tan*, L. “Reduced Order Representation, Analysis, And Design Of Random Material Microstructures.” In Proceedings Of The 20006 Nsf-Dmi Grantees Conference, St. Louis, July 2006.

Arwade, S. R. “Reduced Order Descriptors For Random Composite Microstructures.” In Csm ’06, The Proceedings Of The 2006 Computational Stochastic Mechanics Conference, Rhodes, Greece, June 2006.

Arwade, S. R. And Popat*, M. “Statistics Of Intergranular Cracks In Polycrystals.” In Icossar ’05, The Proceedings Of The 9th International Conference On Structural Safety And Reliability, Rome, Italy, June 2005.

Ferrante*, F. Arwade, S. R. And Graham-Brady, L. L. “Non-Gaussian, Non-Stationary Simulation With Spatially Varying Marginal Probability Distribution.” In Icossar ’05, The Proceedings Of The 9th International Conference On Structural Safety And Reliability, Rome, Italy, June 2005.

Arwade, S. R., Popat*, M., And Igusa, T. “Microstructural Design Using Bayesian Classifiers: Preliminary Results On The Problem Of Intergranular Fracture.” In Proceedings Of The Nsf-Dmi Grantees Conference. Scottsdale, Az, January 3-6 2005.

Recent Research Contracts Funded

IGERT: Offshore Wind Energy Engineering, Environmental Science, and Policy. (Approximately $2 mil- lion, one of approximately 20 senior personnel, ED Baker PI). NSF, 2011-2016.

Reconfiguring steel structures: energy dissipation and buckling mitigation through the use of steel foams. National Science Foundation.

Modeling the design limit states of structural composite lumber. ($300,000, co-PI with P.L. Clouston) National Science Foundation, 2009-2011. Preliminary experiments on the structural application of metal foams. ($30,000, PI) University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Faculty Research Grant, 2008-2009.

Adaptive use of historic truss bridges for civil engineering instruction. ($149,779, PI with A.J. Lutenegger) National Science Foundation, 2008-2010.

A framework for microstructural design using Bayesian classifiers. ($287,000 PI, with T. Igusa Co-PI) National Science Foundation. Completed, 2004-2007.

An engineer’s guide to Baltimore. ($6,000, co-PI with R. Sangree, graduate student) Johns Hopkins Center for Educational Resources, 2004-2005.

Network modelling of polycrystals. ($3,000, co-PI with undergraduate researcher) Johns Hopkins University Office of the Provost, Provost’s Undergraduate Research Awards, March, 2003.  Supported 2003-2004.

Interactive case studies: Evolution of structures. ($6,000, co-PI with R. Sangree, graduate student) Johns Hopkins Center for Educational Resources, 2003-2004.

Recent Awards and Honors

  • Lilly Teaching Fellow, University of Massachusetts, 2008-2009.