Nima
Khodadadi

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Nima graduated with a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and also obtained a master's degree in Structural Civil Engineering from the University of Tabriz (One of the ten top universities in Iran). He is currently studing Ph.D at Florida International University (FIU) with Professor Dr. Amal Elawady in the field of wind engineering. He worked as a researcher at the Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) with distinguished professor Dr. Ali Kaveh. His main research interests lie in the field of steel structures, particularly in the experimental and numerical investigation of Steel braced frames with Dr. Siamak Talatahari. In addition, he has been actively involved in the area of engineering optimization, especially in Evolutionary algorithms with Dr. Seyed Ali Mirjalili. Using comprehensive finite element analyses, he has also investigated using of different shaped sections in real steel frames. Recently, he has been engaged in research on the area of engineering optimization, especially in solving large-scale and practical structural design problems.

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Research Interests

  • Wind Engineering

  • Optimal Analysis of Structures

  • Data science (DS)

  • Introduction, Improvement, Hybridization and Applications of DS Methods

  • Steel Structures

  • Evolutionary algorithms


Positions

  • May 2022 - Present

    GRADUATE/RESEARCH ASSISTANT

    Florida International University (FIU)

    Miami, United State of America

  • September 2016 - March 2022

    RESEARCH ASSISTANT

    Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)

    Tehran, Iran

  • November 2016 - March 2021

    SAT, GRE and YÖS TUTOR (MATH)

    Nakhjevani Academy

    Tabriz, Iran


Educations

  • May 2022 - Present

    Ph.D STUDENT IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

    Florida International University (FIU)

    Miami, United State of America

  • September 2014 - July 2016

    MASTER DEGREE IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

    The University of Tabriz

    Tabriz, Iran

  • September 2010 - July 2014

    BACHELOR DEGREE IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

    The University of Tabriz

    Tabriz, Iran


Publications

[21]. Khodadadi, N., Mirjalili, S.M, and Mirjalili, S. "Multi-objective Moth-Flame Optimization Algorithm for Engineering Problems " CRC Press. Book Chapter: Handbook of Moth-Flame Optimization Algorithm: Variants, Hybrids, Improvements, and Applications.

[20]. Khodadadi, N., Mirjalili, S.M, and Mirjalili, S. "Optimal Design of Truss Structures with Continuous Variable Using Moth-Flame Optimization " CRC Press. Book Chapter: Handbook of Moth-Flame Optimization Algorithm: Variants, Hybrids, Improvements, and Applications.

[19]. Mirjalili, S.M, Davar, S., Khodadadi, N., and Mirjalili, S. "Design Optimization of Photonic Crystal Filter Using Moth-Flame Optimization Algorithm " CRC Press. Book Chapter: Handbook of Moth-Flame Optimization Algorithm: Variants, Hybrids, Improvements, and Applications.

[18]. Al-Tashi, Q., Mirjalili, S., Wu, J., Abdulkadir, S.J, Shami, T.M, Khodadadi, N., and Alqushaibi, A. "Moth-Flame Optimization Algorithm for Feature Selection: A Review and Future Trends " CRC Press. Book Chapter: Handbook of Moth-Flame Optimization Algorithm: Variants, Hybrids, Improvements, and Applications.

[17]. Zhao, W., Zhang, Z., Mirjalili, S., Wang, L., Khodadadi, N., Mirjalili, S. M. "An effective multi-objective artificial hummingbird algorithm with dynamic elimination-based crowding distance for solving engineering design problems", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2022.

[16]. Azizi, M. ,Talatahari, S.,Khodadadi, N., and Sareh, P.."Multi-Objective Atomic Orbital Search (MOAOS) for Global and Engineering Design Optimization", IEEE Access, 2022.

[15]. Khodadadi, N.,Abualigah, L., and Mirjalili, S."Multi-objective Stochastic Paint Optimizer (MOSPO)", Neural Computing and Applications, 2022.

[14]. Abualigah, A., Abd Elaziz, M., Khodadadi, N., Forestiero, A., Jia, H., and Gandomi, A. H. "Aquila Optimizer Based PSO Swarm Intelligence for IoT Task Scheduling Application in Cloud Computing" Springer, Cham. Book Chapter: Integrating Meta-Heuristics and Machine Learning for Real-World Optimization Problems.

[13]. Khodadadi, N., Talatahari, S. , and Dadras Eslamlou, A. "MOTEO: a novel multi-objective thermal exchange optimization algorithm for engineering problems" Soft Computing, 2022.

[12]. Khodadadi, N., ,Snasel, V., and Mirjalili, S."Dynamic Arithmetic Optimization Algorithm for Truss Optimization Under Natural Frequency Constraints", IEEE Access, 2022.

[11]. Khodadadi, N., Mirjalili, S."Truss Optimization with Natural Frequency Constraints Using Generalized Normal Distribution Optimization" Applied Intelligence, 2022.

[10]. Khodadadi, N., Azizi, M. ,Talatahari, S., and Sareh, P. "Multi-Objective Crystal Structure Algorithm (MOCryStAl): Introduction and Performance Evaluation", IEEE Access, 2021.

[9]. Kaveh, A., Khodadadi N., and Talatahari, S., "A Comparative Study for the Optimal Design of Steel Structures Using CSS and ACSS Algorithms", International Journal of Optimization in Civil Engineering, 2021.

[8]. Kaveh, A., Talatahari, S., and Khodadadi N., "Stochastic Paint Optimizer: Theory and Application in Civil Engineering", Engineering with Computers, 2020. (IF=5.030).

[7]. Kaveh, A., Khodadadi N., Farahmand Azar, B. and Talatahari, S., "Optimal Design of Large-Scale Frames with an Advanced Charged System Search Algorithm Using Box-Shaped Sections", Engineering with Computers, Springer London, 2020. (IF=5.030).

[6]. Kaveh, A., Dadras Eslamlou, A. and Khodadadi N., "Dynamic Water Strider Algorithm for Optimal Design of Skeletal Structures", Periodica Polytechnica Civil Engineering, 2020. (IF=1.140)

[5]. Kaveh, A., Talatahari, S., and Khodadadi N., "Hybrid Invasive Weed Optimization-Shuffled Frog-Leaping Algorithm for Optimal Design of Truss Structures", Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Civil Engineering, 2019.(IF=0.975)

[4]. Kaveh, A., Talatahari, S., and Khodadadi N., "The Hybrid Invasive Weed Optimization-Shuffled Frog-leaping Algorithm Applied to Optimal Design of Frame Structures", Periodica Polytechnica Civil Engineering, 2019. (IF=1.140)

[3]. Veladi, H. and Khodadadi, N., "A review of evaluation in seismic performance of wood building structures with numerical and experimental methods", Second International Congress On Engineering, Technology and Innovation, Darmstadt University, Germany, 2020.

[2]. Veladi, H. and Khodadadi, N., " An experimental study on assessing behavior of quay walls under the action of irregular waves using Artificial Neural Network", Second International Congress on science and Engineering, Paris, France, 2020.

[1]. Khodadadi, N., Pourabdollah, O., Ordoukhani, A., "Lightweight Steel Structures and its Advantages Over Traditional Manufacturing Methods", Second National Conference on Structural Engineering of Iran, 2018.


Awards

Educational Accomplishments

Ranked 1st among Researcher at Iran University of Science and Technology, Departmant of Civil Engineering, 2020.

Ranked 1st among Students at Iran University of Science and Technology, Departmant of Civil Engineering, 2021.

Obtaining an award for Iran's National Elites Foundation, 2019.

Ranked 1st among Researcher at Iran University of Science and Technology, Departmant of Civil Engineering, 2019.

Obtaining an award for Iran's National Elites Foundation, 2018.

Province Educational Gold Medal: Awarded by the University of Tabriz, Master of Science (M.Sc.), 2017.

Ranked 1st among students at University of Tabriz Master of Science (M.Sc.), 2016.

Among 1% of approximately 30,000 Participants Who Passed Iranian Nationwide Universities' Master Entrance Exam in the Field of Civil Engineering, 2010

Ranked 1230th among more than 310,000 participants in Iranian National University Entrance Exam in the whole country, 2010

Ranked as 1st stand student for four consecutive years of high-school and pre-university curriculum, 2010.

Patent

Kiddy Searcher Robot Raily

Stochastic Paint Optimizer

Book

Khodadadi, N. and Broujerdian, V., (2020), Introduction to Fracture Me- chanic(In Persian), Iran University of Science and Technology Publications, Vol. 1, ISBN:978-964-454-502-3, Tehran, Iran.

Journals Editor

Guest Editor of Computers, Materials & Continua

Journals Reviewer

PLOS ONE

IEEE Access

Neurocomputing

Applied Intelligence (APIN)

Soft Computing

Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience

CMC-Computers, Materials and Continua

Decision Analytics Journal

Athletic Accomplishments

Ranked 1st of Province Swimming Champion

Ranked 1st of Province Soccer Champion

Ranked 1st of Province Futsal Champion

Having a Certified Lifeguard

Contact Me

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+1 786-822-9664

E-mail

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nimakhan_khodadadi@gmail.com

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