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Sustainable Underground Transportation Systems

Sample Publication:

Zahed, S.E., Shahandashti, M., Najafi, M. (2017), Life-Cycle Benefit-Cost Analysis of Underground Freight Transportation Systems, ASCE Journal of Pipeline Systems - Engineering and Practice, in press.

Sponsors: TxDOT and NCTCOG


Resilient Pipeline Systems

Sample Publication:

Pudasaini, B., Shahandashti, M., and Razavi, M. (2017), Identifying Critical Links in Water Supply Systems Subject to Various Earthquakes to Support Inspection and Renewal Decision Making, Proceedings of 2017 International Workshop on Computing in Civil Engineering (IWCCE 2017), 231-238, June 25-27, Seattle, WA.

Sponsors: UTA and City of Arlington

Rapid, Resilient, and Sustainable Slope Repair Methods

Sample Publication:


Sponsor: TxDOT

Flipped Classroom Teaching

Sample Publication:


Sponsor: Engineering Information Foundation

The University of Texas at Arlington


Dr. Shahandashti is currently accepting applications for a funded Graduate Research Assistant position. Computer programming skills are essential for this position. Please submit your CV including your GRE scores to if you are interested.