Hadi Meidani

Hadi Meidani
Hadi Meidani
  • Associate Professor
(217) 300-0828
1211 Newmark Civil Engineering Bldg

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  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Southern California, 2012
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2012
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Southern California, 2011
  • M.S., Structural Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2005
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Iran, 2002


Dr. Meidani earned his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Southern California (2012), where he also earned his M.S. in Electrical Engineering in 2012. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran (2002), and a M.S. in Structural Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran (2005).

After earning his Ph.D., he was a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at USC (2012-2013) and a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute at the University of Utah (2013-2014).

Academic Positions

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, University of Utah, 2013-2014
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2012-2013

Research Statement

Dr. Meidani has research interests in uncertainty quantification and scientific machine learning for engineering systems. His primary research areas include stochastic multiscale analysis of complex civil systems, optimization and control under uncertainty, and physics-informed machine learning.

Research Interests

  • Infrastructure Systems
  • Stochastic Optimization
  • Model Reduction
  • Uncertainty Quantification

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • H. Meidani and R. Ghanem (2013). "Uncertainty Quantification of Diffusion Maps" 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR 2013), New York, NY.
  • H. Meidani and R. Ghanem (2012). "Robust Decision Making for Markov Chains in Random Environment". Proceedings of the 2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability (EMI/PMC 2012), Notre Dame, IN.
  • H. Meidani and R. Ghanem (2012). "A Stochastic Modal Decomposition Framework for the Analysis of Structural Dynamics under Uncertainties". Proceedings of the AIAA 53rd Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Honolulu, HI.

Recent Courses Taught

  • CEE 201 - Systems Engrg & Economics
  • CEE 498 MLC (CEE 498 MLO, CEE 498 MOC) - Machine Learning in CEE
  • CEE 595 SRS - SRIS Seminar
  • CEE 595 SUS - Sustain & Resiliant Infrst Sys
  • CEE 598 GPT - Scientific Computing with LLMs
  • CEE 598 ONC (CEE 598 ONL, CEE 598 UQO) - Uncertainty Quantification
  • CEE 598 UQ - Uncertainy Quantification

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