Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering
Mohammad Jahanshahi obtained his Ph.D. in civil engineering from the University of Southern California (USC) in 2011. He earned master’s in electrical engineering from USC in 2006, and a master’s in structural engineering from Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran, in 2003. He obtained his bachelor’s in civil engineering from Shiraz University, Iran in 2001.
Before joining Purdue, Jahanshahi was a research technologist in the Mobility and Robotic Systems Section at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology (2013-2014); a Caltech Postdoctoral Scholar at JPL (2012-2013), and a postdoctoral research associate in the Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at USC (2011-2012).
Jahanshahi’s research has been primarily focused on autonomous sensing, data interpretation and intelligent condition assessment of structures. He has been working in the field of computer vision and machine learning to develop robust systems for health monitoring of civil infrastructures.