Mohamed A. Moustafa

Associate Professor
Mohamed Moustafa

Prospective graduate students

I strive to hire 1 or 2 new motivated and passionate M.S. and/or Ph.D. students every year. Future students with a background in one or more of the following are encouraged to reach out to me at mmousatafa@unr.edu for potential opportunities.

  • Behavior and design of UHPC structures
  • Performance-based design under single or multiple hazards (with focus on wind and earthquake hazards)
  • advanced computational mechanics and machine learning approaches for structural modeling

Learn more about our graduate programs 

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Invited to the Eight Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), 2021
  • Invited to First Egyptian American Scholars conference hosted by Ministry of Higher Education and Research in Egypt, 2020
  • Senior Scholar Mentor Award, University of Nevada, Reno, 2019 and 2020 (university-wide award two years in row)
  • Award of Excellence, Best Paper Award, 2nd Symposium on UHPC, Albany, NY, 2019
  • ASCE/SEI Young Professional Scholarship, Geo-structures Congress, Phoenix, AZ, 2016
  • CITRIS Invention Lab Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 2014
  • El-Toukhy East-West Gateway Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 2012
  • Top Engineering Student, Certificate of Honor, National Science Day, Egypt, 2009
  • Civil Engineering Top Graduate Award, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 2008
  • Faculty Highest Honor, Distinction with Honor Degree, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 2008

Research interests and vision

Overarching Research Theme

Future-Generation Resilient Infrastructure Design Technology Hub (Future-GRID TecH)

Three pillars of Future-GRID TecH vision

  • Pillar #1 – Construction Materials Technologies: non-proprietary materials mix development, fundamental behavior characterization, constitutive modeling, large-scale applications for new structural designs and infrastructure systems, innovative structural systems and construction techniques, etc.
  • Pillar #2 – Testing and Monitoring Technologies: advancing new testing methods such as cyber-physical systems (hybrid simulation) for new applications, enabling vision-based monitoring of large systems using stationery and UAVs cameras, etc.
  • Pillar #3 – Computational and Data Analytics Technologies: innovative use of machine learning for solving complex nonlinear structural modeling problems, advanced image and signal processing, etc.

Core areas of expertise

  • Advanced construction materials and techniques
  • Accelerated bridge construction (ABC)
  • Structural design of ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC)
  • Large-scale and innovative experimental testing (pseudo-dynamic and real-time hybrid simulation)
  • Behavior and mechanics of reinforced concrete structures
  • Digital image correlation and vision-based structural health monitoring
  • Performance-based design under extreme events
  • Earthquake engineering and seismic design
  • Finite element and computational damage modeling

Courses taught

University of Nevada, Reno

  • CEE 381 – Structural Analysis (undergrad course – F16, Sp17, Sp18, Sp19, Sp21, Sp22)
  • CEE 480 – Design of Concrete Structures I (undergrad course – F19, F20)
  • CEE 487/687 – Design of Concrete Structures II (undergrad/grad course – Sp19, Sp20, Sp21, Sp22)
  • CEE 723 – Advanced Reinforced Concrete “Seismic Design” (graduate course – F17, Sp20, F21)
  • CEE 730 – Dynamics of Structures (graduate course – Sp16, F17)

Group members

Current advisees

Ph.D. students

  1. Mohamed Abokifa (December 2021 projected graduation), Dissertation title: Advanced construction materials for ABC precast deck panels field connections
  2. Milana Cimesa (May 2024 projected graduation), Dissertation title: Structural behavior of nano-enhanced UHPC columns
  3. Allan Joseph Romero (May 2024 projected graduation), Dissertation title: Simulation and large-scale applications of non-proprietary UHPC
  4. Mohamed Ibrahim (May 2024 projected graduation), Dissertation title: Resilient-based design of infrastructure systems incorporating advanced materials and new construction technologies

MS Students (PLAN A with Thesis)

  1. Mohammed S. Ibrahim (Summer 2022 projected graduation), Thesis title: Robust methods for UHPC early strength characterization and quality control
  2. Mohamed A. Hosny (December 2022 projected graduation), Thesis title: Tensile strength characterization of nano-enhanced UHPC
  3. Sagar Acharya (December 2022 projected graduation), Thesis title: Mechanical characterization of polymer concrete for ABC and infrastructure applications
  4. Munni Banik (December 2022 projected graduation), Thesis title: Integration of drone-based and vision-based monitoring for structural assessment
  5. Pawan Acharya* (May 2022 projected graduation), – main advisor: Dr. Hamid Ebrahimian, Thesis title: Applications of Polyurea for structural repair and retrofit

Previous group members (alumni)

Ph.D. students

  1. Dr. Mohammad Abbasi (graduated in Dec 2018), Dissertation title: Seismic vulnerability assessment of as-built and retrofitted multi-frame box-girder bridges
  2. Dr. Ali Hammad (graduated in May 2019), Dissertation title: Seismic behavior of special concentric braced frames under long duration ground motions
  3. Dr. Elmira Shoushtari*(graduated in August 2019) – main advisor: Prof. Saiidi, Dissertation title: Shake table studies of a bridge system with ABC connections
  4. Dr. Luna Ngeljaratan (graduated in Dec 2019), Dissertation title: Structural health monitoring and seismic response assessment of civil infrastructure using target-tracking digital image correlation
  5. Dr. Elif Ecem Bas (graduated in August 2020), Dissertation title: Advances in computational substructures for real-time hybrid simulation
  6. Dr. Negar Naeimi (graduated in August 2020), Dissertation title: Experimental compressive behavior and numerical modeling of confined UHPC
  7. Dr. Mojtaba Alian (graduated in Dec 2020), Dissertation title: Performance of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns with Various Reinforcement Details Subject to Long-Duration Earthquakes
  8. Dr. Mahmoud Aboukifa (graduated in August 2021), Dissertation title: Structural behavior of UHPC columns
  9. Dr. Azin Ghaffary (graduated in August 2021), Dissertation title: Performance-based design and collapse assessment of tall buildings under extreme wind loading

MS Students (PLAN A with Thesis)

  1. Mr. Chris Joe (graduated Dec 2016), Thesis title: Cost and ecological feasibility of using ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) in highway bridge piers
  2. Mr. Suresh Dhakal (graduated Aug 2018), Thesis title: Cross-section analysis of beams with advanced materials: computational implementation
  3. Mr. Deependra Subedi (graduated May 2019), Thesis title: Non-proprietary UHPC for anchorage of large diameter column bars in grouted ducts
  4. Ms. Taylor Schwartz* (graduated Dec 2019), main advisor: Prof. Saiidi, Thesis title: Out-of-plane seismic response of bridge pocket connections
  5. Mr. Christian Camarena* (graduated August 2020), main advisor: Prof. Saiidi, Thesis title: Shake table testing of bridge piers with CAM SMA hinges and CIP/ABC pocket connections
  6. Mr. Andrew Stephenson (graduated August 2020), Thesis title: Numerical modeling techniques of high-speed rail bridge structures

Visiting Postdocs/Scholars:

  1. Dr. Abdullah Dilsiz (Oct 2017- Sep 2018), research topic: Advanced materials and protective systems for tall buildings and multi-hazard engineering
  2. Dr. Bai Wen (Oct 2016- Sep 2017), research topic: Seismic performance and fragilities of electrical substation equipment

Selected publications

Journal Publications

  1. Abokifa, M., M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Mechanical Characterization and Material Variability Effects of Emerging Non-Proprietary UHPC Mixes for Accelerated Bridge Construction Field Joints”, Construction and Building Materials (in-press)
  2. Wen, B., M.A. Moustafa, J. Dai, Y. Yang, K. Du, X. Chen, (2021). “Damage Assessment of Shuanghe Confucian Temple after Changning Earthquake Mainshock and Aftershocks Series”, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10518-021-01207-9
  3. Abokifa, M., M.A. Moustafa, A. Itani, (2021). “Comparative Behavior of Precast Bridge Deck Panels with UHPC and Polymer Concrete Transverse Field Joints”, Engineering Structures, 247, 113195
  4. Shoushtari, E., M.S. Saiidi, A. Itani, M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Seismic Performance of a Two-Span Steel Girder Bridge with ABC Connections”, Engineering Structures, 241, 112502
  5. Abokifa, M., M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Full-Scale testing of Non-Proprietary Ultra-High Performance Concrete for Deck Bulb Tee Longitudinal Field Joints”, Engineering Structures, 243, 112696,
  6. Moustafa, M.A.M. Mosalam, (2021). “Finite Element Modeling and Assessment of Seismic Response of Electrical Substations Porcelain Post Insulators,” Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
  7. Aboukifa, M., M.A. Moustafa, M.S. Saiidi, (2021). “Seismic Response of Precast Bridge Columns with Composite Non-Proprietary UHPC Filled Ducts ABC Connections”, Composite Structures, 114376
  8. Naeimi, N., M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Analytical Stress-Strain Model for Steel-Spiral Confined UHPC”, Composites Part C: Open Access, doi.org/10.1016/j.jcomc.2021.100130
  9. Ngeljaratan, L., M.A. Moustafa, G. Pekcan, (2021). “A Compressive Sensing Method for Processing and Improving Vision-Based Target-Tracking for Structural Health Monitoring”, Computer-aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, doi.org/10.1111/mice.12653
  10. Ghaffary, A., M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Performance-Based Assessment and Structural Response of 20-Story SAC Building under Wind Hazards through Collapse”, ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, 147 (3), 04020346
  11. Naeimi, N., M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Compressive Behavior and Stress-Strain Relationships of Confined and Unconfined UHPC”, Construction and Building Materials, 272, 121844
  12. Abokifa, M., M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Experimental Behavior of Poly Methyl Methacrylate Polymer Concrete for Bridge Deck Bulb Tee Girders Longitudinal Field Joints”, Construction and Building Materials, 270, 121840
  13. Aboukifa, M., M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Experimental Seismic Behavior of Ultra-High Performance Concrete Columns with High Strength Steel Reinforcement”, Engineering Structures, Volume 232, 111885
  14. Shoushtari, E., M.S. Saiidi, A. Itani, M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Analytical Studies and Design of Steel Plate Girder ABC Bridges Under Seismic Loads”, Engineering Structures Volume 227, 111453
  15. Hammad, A., M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Numerical analysis of special concentric braced frames using experimentally-validated fatigue and fracture model under short and long duration earthquakes”, Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering, 19 (1), 287-316
  16. Ngeljaratan, L., M.A. Moustafa, (2020). “Implementation and Implications of Vision-Based Sensors Image Compression for Close-Range Photogrammetry and Structural Health Monitoring”, Sensors, 20 (23), 6844
  17. Ghaffary, A., M.A. Moustafa, (2020). “Synthesis of Repair Materials and Methods for Reinforced Concrete and Prestressed Bridge Girders”, Materials, 13 (18), 4079
  18. Bas, E.E., M.A. Moustafa. (2020). “Real-Time Hybrid Simulation with Deep Learning Computational Substructures: System Validation Using Linear Specimens”, Machine Learning and Knowledge Extraction, 2(4), p. 469-489
  19. Bas, E.E., M.A. Moustafa. (2020). “Communication Development and Verification for Python-Based Machine Learning Models for Real-Time Hybrid Simulation”, Frontiers of Built Environment, doi: 10.3389/fbuil.2020.574965
  20. Aboukifa, M., M.A. Moustafa, A. Itani. (2020). “Comparative Structural Response of UHPC and Normal Strength Concrete Columns under Combined Axial and Lateral Cyclic Loading”, ACI Special Publication, 341, p. 71-96
  21. Naeimi, N., M.A. Moustafa, (2020). “Numerical Modeling and Design Sensitivity of Structural and Seismic Behavior of UHPC Bridge Piers”, Engineering Structures, 219, 110792
  22. Ghaffary, A., E. Bas, M.A. Moustafa, (2020). “A Hybrid Simulation Approach for Aeroelastic Wind Tunnel Testing: Challenges and Foundational Work”, International Journal of Lifecycle Performance Engineering, 4 (1-3), p. 46-79
  23. Bas, E.E., M.A. Moustafa, (2020). “Performance and Limitations of Real-Time Hybrid Simulation with Nonlinear Computational Substructures”, Experimental Techniques, 44 (6), 715-734
  24. Bas, E.E., M.A. Moustafa, G. Pekcan, (2020) “Compact Hybrid Simulation Setup and System Validation with Application for Braced Frames Seismic Testing”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/13632469.2020.1733138
  25. Dilsiz, A., M.S. Mohammed, M.A. Moustafa, A.R. Ozuygur, (2020). “Seismic Design and Performance of Reinforced Concrete Special Moment Resisting Frames with Wall Dampers”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/13632469.2019.1692741
  26. Ngeljaratan, L., M.A. Moustafa, (2020). “Structural Health Monitoring and Seismic Response Assessment of Bridge Structures using Target-Tracking Digital Image Correlation”, Engineering Structures, 213, 110551
  27. Abbasi, M., M.A. Moustafa, (2020). “Effectiveness and Implications of Seismic Retrofit Measures for Deck Unseating of Multi-Frame Bridges with Regular and Irregular Geometry”, ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 34 (3), 04020037
  28. Hammad, A., M.A. Moustafa, (2020). “Modeling Sensitivity Analysis of Special Concentrically Braced 2 Frames under Short and Long Duration Ground Motions”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 128, 105867
  29. Abbasi, M., M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Effect of Damping Modeling and Characteristics on Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Multi-Frame Bridges”, Journal of Earthquake Engineering, DOI: 10.1080/13632469.2019.1592791
  30. Shoushtari, E.,S. Saiidi, A. Itani, M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Pretest Analysis of Shake Table Response of a Two-Span Steel Girder Bridge Incorporating ABC Connections”, Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering. doi:10.1007/s11709-019-0590-y
  31. Wen, B., M.A. Moustafa, and D. Junwua, (2019). “Seismic fragilities of high-voltage electrical substation disconnect switches” Earthquake Spectra, November 2019, Vol. 35, No. 4, pp. 1559-1582.
  32. Hammad, A., M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Shake Table Tests of Special Concentric Braced Frames Under Short and Long Duration Earthquakes”, Engineering Structures, 200, 109695
  33. Ngeljaratan, L., M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “System Identification of Large-Scale Bridge Models using Target-Tracking Digital Image Correlation”, Frontiers of the Built Environment, 5:85.
  34. Shoushtari, E., M.S. Saiidi, A. Itani, M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Design, Construction, and Shake Table Testing of a Steel Girder Bridge System with ABC Connections”, ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 24 (9), 04019088
  35. Dhakal, S., M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “MC‐BAM: Moment‐Curvature Analysis for Beams with Advanced Materials”, SoftwareX, Volume 9, pp. 175-182
  36. Abbasi, M., M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Probabilistic Seismic Assessment of As-built and Retrofitted Old and Newly Designed Skewed Multi-Frame Bridges”, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 119, 170-186
  37. Abbasi, M., and M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Time-Dependent Seismic Fragilities of Older and Newly Designed Multi-Frame Reinforced Concrete Box-Girder Bridges in California”, Earthquake Spectra, 35 (1). 233-266
  38. Wen, B., M.A. Moustafa, and D. Junwua, (2018). “Seismic Response of Potential Transformers and Mitigation Using Innovative Multiple Tuned Mass Dampers” Engineering Structures, 174, pp. 67-80.
  39. Al-Anany, Y.M., M.A. Moustafa, and M.J. Tait, (2018). “Modeling and Evaluation of a Seismically Isolated Bridge Using Unbonded Fiber Reinforced Elastomeric Isolators,” Earthquake Spectra, 34 (1), pp. 145-168
  40. Abbasi, M. and M.A. Moustafa, (2017). “Effect of Shear Keys on Seismic Response of Irregular Bridge Configurations” Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2642, pp. 155-165
  41. Moustafa, M.A. and K.M. Mosalam, (2017). “Revised Design Methodology for Integral Bent Caps in Reinforced Concrete Bridges,”  Journal of Bridge Engineering, Special Issue 2017: 125-149.
  42. Moustafa, M.A. and K.M. Mosalam, (2016). “Substructured Dynamic Testing of High Voltage Electrical Substation Disconnect Switches,” Earthquake Spectra, 32, No. 1, pp.567-589.
  43. Moustafa, M.A. and K.M. Mosalam, (2016). “Structural Performance of Electrical Substations Porcelain and Polymer Post Insulators,”Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, Vol 30(5).
  44. Moustafa, M.A. and K.M. Mosalam, (2015). “Seismic Response of Bent Caps in As-built and Retrofitted Reinforced Concrete Box-Girder Bridges,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 98, pp. 59-73.

Conference Proceedings – Full paper (* indicates presenting author)

  1. Bas, E. E.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2022). “Assessing the Quality of Real-Time Hybrid Simulation Tests with Deep Learning Models”, In Dynamic Substructures, Proceedings of the 39th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics 2021, Volume 4 (pp. 13-22). Springer, Cham.
  2. Ghaffary, A., M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Wind-induced response of buildings incorporating nonlinear fluid-structure interaction effects”, 6th American Association for Wind Engineering Workshop (online), Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA, May 12-14, 2021
  3. Bas, E. E.*, M.A. Moustafa, Feil-Seifer, D., & Blankenburg, J. (2021). “Using a machine learning approach for computational substructure in real-time hybrid simulation”, In Dynamic Substructures, Proceedings of the 38th IMAC, A Conference and Exposition on Structural Dynamics 2020, Volume 4 (pp. 163-172). Springer
  4. Bas, E.E.*, Aslangil D., M.A. Moustafa, (2020). “Predicting Nonlinear Seismic Response of Structural Braces Using Machine Learning". Proceedings of the ASME 2020 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2020), November 15-18, 2020, Portland, OR.
  5. Ngeljaratan, L.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2020).Seismic Response Monitoring and Assessment of Steel Braced Frames Using Digital Image Correlation”, 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Sendai, Japan
  6. Moustafa, M. A.*, Hammad, (2020).Effect of Ground Motion Duration on Seismic Response of Archetype SCBFs Buildings”, 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 17WCEE, Sendai, Japan
  7. Bas, E.E.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2020).Real-Time Hybrid Simulation for Informing Seismic Retrofitting of Older Structures, 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering”, 17WCEE, Sendai, Japan
  8. Yeow*, K. Kusunoki, I. Nakamura, Y. Hibino, T. Ohkubo, T. Seike, S. Yagi, T. Mukai, P. Calvi, M.A. Moustafa, S. Fukai, (2020). “The 2019 Tokyo Metropolitan Resilience Project E-Defense Test of A 3-Story Disaster Management Center”, 17th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 17WCEE, Sendai, Japan
  9. Abokifa, M., M.A. Moustafa*, (2020), “Full-scale Testing of Precast Bridge Deck Panels with UHPC and Polymer Concrete Transverse Field Joints under Static Loading”, 99th TRB Annual Meeting, Jan 12-16, 2020, Washington, D.C.
  10. Abokifa, M.*, M.A. Moustafa, A. Itani, (2019), “Connecting Prefabricated Bridge Decks using Poly Methyl Methacrylate Polymer Concrete”, International Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference, December 12–13, 2019, Miami, FL
  11. Aboukifa, M.*, M.A. Moustafa, A. Itani, (2019), “Behavior of UHPC Columns Subjected to Combined Axial and Lateral Loading”, International Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference, December 12–13, 2019, Miami, FL
  12. Schwartz, T.*,S. Saiidi, M. A. Moustafa, (2019) “Simplifying Cast-in-Place Joint Design using ABC Pocket Connection Details in High Seismic Regions”, International Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference, December 12–13, 2019, Miami, FL
  13. Shoushtari, E., S. Saiidi, A. Itani, M. A. Moustafa*, (2019), “Assessment of the Seismic Performance of an ABC Steel Girder Bridge through Shake Table Studies”, International Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference, December 12–13, 2019, Miami, FL
  14. Alian, S.M., M.A. Moustafa*, D. Sander (2019), “Effect of Design Details on Seismic Response of RC Bridge Columns under Long Duration Ground Motions”, The Third International Bridge Seismic Workshop, 3rd IBSW, October 1-4, 2019, Seattle, Washington
  15. Alian, S.M.,S. Mohammed, M. A. Moustafa, D. Sander* (2019), “Fragility Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns under Short and Long Duration Ground Motions”, 5th International Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (5ICEES), 8-11 October 2019, Ankara, Turkey
  16. Ngeljaratan, L.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Advances in system identification and seismic response monitoring of bridge structures using target-tracking digital image correlation”, 12th Int. Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM 2019), Sep 10-12, Stanford, CA
  17. Ngeljaratan, L.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “System Identification of Two Large-Scale Bridges Before and After Seismic Testing Using Target-Tracking Digital Image Correlation”, 9th Int. Conference on Structural Health monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Aug 4-7, 2019, St. Louis, MI
  18. Naeimi, N.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Pushover Analysis and Seismic Response of UHPC Two-Column Bridge Bent”, 2nd Int. Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete, June 2-4, 2019, Albany, NY
  19. Naeimi, N.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Uniaxial compression behavior of confined UHPC cylinders by steel spirals”, 2nd Int. Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete, June 2-4, 2019, Albany, NY
  20. Aboukifa, M.*, M.A. Moustafa, A. Itani, (2019). “Behavior of UHPC Columns Subjected to Combined Axial and Lateral Loading”, 2nd Int. Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Concrete, June 2-4, 2019, Albany, NY
  21. Sanders, D.*, M.S. Mohammed,M. Alian, M.A. Moustafa, (2018), “Design Implications for Earthquake Duration On Concrete Bridge Columns”, 17th U.S.-Japan-New Zealand Workshop on the Improvement of Structural Engineering and Resilience, Nov 12-14, 2018, Queenstown, New Zealand
  22. Dilsiz, A.*, M.S. Mohammed, A.R. Ozuygur, M.A. Moustafa, (2018), “Evaluation of Wall Dampers Effectiveness on the Seismic Performance of Buildings”, 11th NCEE, June 25-29, 2018, Los Angeles
  23. Abbasi, M.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2018), “Time History Analysis of Different Bridge Configurations using Rayleigh and Modal Damping”, 11th NCEE, June 25-29, 2018, Los Angeles, CA
  24. Ngeljaratan, L.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2018), “Novel Digital Image Correlation Instrumentation for Large-Scale Shake Table Tests”, 11th NCEE, June 25-29, 2018, Los Angeles, CA
  25. Hammad, A.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2018), “Modeling Sensitivity and Fragility Analysis of Concentrically Braced Steel frames”, 11th NCEE, June 25-29, 2018, Los Angeles, CA
  26. Shoushtari, E.*, S. Saiidi, A. Itani, M. A. Moustafa, (2017), “Pretest Analysis of a Shake Table Test of a Two-Span Steel Girder Bridge Incorporating ABC Connections”, Proceedings of 2017 National ABC Conference, December 2-4, 2017, Miami, FL
  27. Abbasi, M., M.A. Moustafa*, (2017), “Seismic Response of Single-Frame and Multi-Frame Skewed Reinforced Concrete Bridges with and without Shear Keys”, Second International Bridge Seismic Workshop (II IBSW), Nov. 17-19, 2017 in Shanghai, China
  28. Naeimi, N., M.A. Moustafa*, (2017). “Three-Dimensional Finite Element Modeling of UHPC Using Total Strain Crack Models”, AFGC-ACI-fib-RILEM Int. Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Fibre-Reinforced Concrete, UHPFRC 2017, October 2-4, 2017, Montpellier, France
  29. Moustafa, M. A.*, D. Joe, K.L. Ryan, (2017). “Seismic Design and Performance of Ultra-High Performance Concrete Bridge Bents”, AFGC-ACI-fib-RILEM Int. Symposium on Ultra-High Performance Fibre-Reinforced Concrete, UHPFRC 2017, October 2-4, 2017, Montpellier, France
  30. Ngeljaratan, L., M.A. Moustafa*, (2017). “Digital Image Correlation for Dynamic Shake Table Test Measurements”, 7th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering (7AESE), September 6-8, Pavia, Italy
  31. Moustafa, M. A.*, P. Irwin, (2017). “Vision for Hybrid Simulation Testing of Buildings under Wind Loading”, 7th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering (7AESE), September 6-8, Pavia, Italy
  32. Abbasi, M.,* M.A. Moustafa. (2017). “Seismic fragility curves for system and individual components of multi-frame concrete box-girder bridges,” Transportation Research Board annual meeting, Washington, D.C., 8-12 January, 2017.
  33. Abbasi, M.*, M.A. Moustafa. (2017). “Effect of shear keys on seismic response of different irregular bridge configurations,” Transportation Research Board annual meeting, Washington, D.C., 8-12 January, 2017.
  34. Hammad, A., M.A. Moustafa*. (2017). “Seismic Performance of Buildings Steel Frames Under Long Duration Ground Motions,” Proceedings of 16WCEE, Santiago, Chile, 9-13 January, 2017.
  35. Moustafa, M. A.*., K.M. Mosalam. (2017). “Online P-Delta Correction for Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Hybrid Simulation Testing,” Proceedings of 16WCEE, Santiago, Chile, 9-13 January, 2017.
  36. Al-Anany, Y., M.J. Tait*, M.A. Moustafa, M. Torrie. (2017). “A Study on the Response of Fiber Reinforced Elastomeric Isolators under Combined Loading,” Proceedings of 16WCEE, Santiago, Chile, 9-13 January, 2017.
  37. Abbasi, M., M.A. Moustafa*. (2016). “Viscous Damping Modeling Characteristics Effects on Seismic Response of Bridges,” Istanbul Bridge Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 8-10 August, 2016.
  38. Abbasi, M., M.A. Moustafa*. (2016). “The effect of In-span Hinges on the Seismic Behavior of Multiple-Frame Reinforced Concrete Box Girder Bridges,” Istanbul Bridge Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 8-10 August, 2016.
  39. Joe, C.D. and M.A. Moustafa*, (2016) “Cost and Ecological Feasibility of Using UHPC in Bridge Piers,” First International Interactive Symposium on UHPC, Des Moines, IA, USA, July 18-20, 2016.
  40. Moustafa, M. A.*and K.M. Mosalam, (2016) “Effective Width of Integral Bent Caps in Reinforced Concrete Box-Girder Bridges,” ASCE Structures Congress, Phoenix, AZ, USA, February 14-17, 2016.
  41. Moustafa, M. A.*, K.M. Mosalam (2016). “Effect of CFRP Column Strengthening on Bridge Superstructures,” Transportation Research Board 95th annual meeting, Washington, D.C., 10-14 Jan, 2016.
  42. Moustafa, M. A.*and K.M. Mosalam, (2015). “Development of a Hybrid Simulation System for Multi-Degree-of-Freedom Large-Scale Testing,” 6th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA, August 1-2, 2015.
  43. Takhirov, S.*, K.M. Mosalam,  M.A. Moustafa, L. Myagkova and B. Quigley, (2015). “Laser Scanning, Modeling, and Analysis for Damage Assessment and Restoration of Historical Structures,” COMPDYN 2015, Crete Island, Greece, 25–27 May 2015.
  44. Mosalam, K.M.*, M.A. Moustafa, M.S. Günay, S. Takhirov (2012). "Experimental Investigation of the Seismic Performance of Substation Porcelain Insulator Posts in High Voltage Disconnect Switches," Proceedings of the 15thWorld Conference on Earthquake Engineering (15WCEE), Lisbon, Portugal, 24-28 Sept. 2012.
  45. Moustafa, M.A. and K.M. Mosalam*, (2012). "Finite Element Modeling and Simulation of Substation Porcelain Insulator Posts Subjected to Earthquake Loading," Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (15WCEE), Lisbon, Portugal, 24-28 Sept. 2012.
  46. Günay, M.S., M.A. Moustafa*, K.M. Mosalam, (2012). "Real Time Hybrid Simulation of Electrical Insulator Posts Using a Smart Shaking Table and Comparison with Full Dynamic Testing," Proceedings of the 3rd International Structural Specialty Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, June 6-9, 2012.

Conferences/Workshops/Conventions – Abstract only (* indicates presenting author)

  1. Aboukifa, M.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Structural Response of UHPC Columns”, Special Session – UHPC Hot Topics, ACI Fall 2021 Convention (online), October 17-21, 2021
  2. M.A. Moustafa*, M. Abokifa, (2021). “Non-Proprietary Ultra-High-Performance Concrete for Precast Bridge Decks Field Joints”, Special Session – UHPC Hot Topics, ACI Fall 2021 Convention (online), October 17-21, 2021
  3. Moustafa, M.A., Ngeljaratan, (2021). “Vision-based seismic response and structural health monitoring of three story building at E-Defense”, 17th WCEE (online), September 30, 2021.
  4. Moustafa, M.A., Ngeljaratan, (2021). “Vision-based monitoring of seismic response of full-scale building at E-Defense”, Mechanistic Machine Learning and Digital Twins for Computational Science, Engineering & Technology, San Diego, CA, September 26-29, 2021.
  5. Ghaffary, A.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Probabilistic assessment of the nonlinear response of the 20-story SAC building under extreme wind loads through collapse”, 6th American Association for Wind Engineering Workshop (online), Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA, May 12-14, 2021
  6. Ghaffary, A.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Effect of eliminating nonlinear aerodynamic damping from the wind-induced response of flexible building structures”, Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference 2021, Columbia University, New York, May 2021
  7. Abbasi, M., M.A. Moustafa*, (2019), “Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of As-built and Retrofitted Skewed Multi-Frame Bridge, ACI Fall 2019 Convention, Oct 19-23, Cincinnati, OH
  8. Moustafa, M.A. (2020), “Non-proprietary UHPC for Seismic ABC grouted ducts connections”, Special Session: UHPC – Innovations in Making Connections, F20 Virtual ACI meeting, October 29, 2020
  9. Moustafa, M.A. (2020), “Applications of Advanced Materials for Full-Depth Precast Bridge Deck Panels”, Special Session: Emerging Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction, F20 Virtual ACI meeting, October 25, 2020
  10. Moustafa, M.A., Naeimi, N., Aboukifa, (2018). “Finite Element Modeling of Seismic Behavior of Ultra‐High Performance Concrete Bridge Columns”, ACI Convention, Oct 14, 2018, Las Vegas, NV
  11. Moustafa, M.A., Joe, C.D., (2017). “Seismic Design and Performance of UHPC Bridge Bents”, ACI Convention, March 29, 2017, Detroit, MI
  12. Alian, S.M.*, M.A. Moustafa, D. Sander, (2019), “Fragility Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Columns under Short and Long Duration Ground Motions”, ACI Fall 2019 Convention, Oct 19-23, Cincinnati, OH
  13. Ghaffary, A.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Performance-Based Assessment and Structural Response of 20-story SAC Building under Wind Hazards through Collapse”, Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, Caltech, June 18-21, 2019, Pasadena, CA.
  14. Bas, E. E.*, M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Limitations of Nonlinear Analytical Models for Computational Substructures for Real-Time Hybrid Simulation”, EMI Conference, Caltech, June 18-21, 2019, Pasadena, CA.
  15. Ngeljaratan, L., M.A. Moustafa*, (2018). “System Identification and Seismic Response Monitoring of Large-Scale Bridge Models Using Target-Tracking Digital Image Correlation”, EMI International Conference 2018, Nov 2-4, 2018, Shanghai, China
  16. Naeimi, N., Aboukifa, S. Dhakal, M.A. Moustafa*, (2018). “Section and Finite Element Analysis of Seismic UHPC Bridge Piers with High Strength Steel”, EMI International Conference 2018, Nov 2-4, 2018, Shanghai, China
  17. Ghaffary, A., M.A. Moustafa*, (2018). “Numerical Substructures Limitations for Future Real-Time Hybrid Simulation under wind loading”, Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, MIT, May 29-June 1, 2018, Cambridge, MA.
  18. Moustafa, A.*, N. Naeimi, M. Aboukifa, (2018). “Finite Element Modeling and Analysis of UHPC Seismic Bridge Columns with High Strength Steel”, Structures Congress, April 19-21, 2018, Fort Worth, TX
  19. Moustafa, M.A.* and K.M. Mosalam, (2015). “Structural Response of Bent Caps in Reinforced Concrete Box-Girder Bridges”, Western Bridge Engineers Seminar, Sep. 9-11, 2015, Reno, NV
  20. Moustafa M.A.*, (2014). “Shaking Table Tests of Electrical Equipment: Past, Present and Future”, RTHS of Interconnected Equipment as a new Approach for Product and Standard Development, UC Berkeley, Richmond Field Station, nees@berkeley Equipment Site, October 28, 2014.
  21. Moustafa M.A.*, (2012). “Real-Time Hybrid Simulation of Substation Electrical Insulators on Smart Dynamic Platforms”, Hybrid Simulation Workshop with Emphasis on Real-Time Loading, UC Berkeley, Richmond Field Station, nees@berkeley Equipment Site, June 28–29, 2012.
  22. Moustafa M.A.*, (2012). “Fragility Study of 230‐kV and 500‐kV Porcelain Insulators: Earlier Studies, Recent Fragility and Material Tests, and Modeling”, Workshop on Fragility of Electrical Equipment and Components, UC Berkeley, Richmond Field Station, June 20–21, 2012.

Technical Reports

  1. Abokifa, M., M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Development of Non-Proprietary UHPC Mix – Application to Deck Panel Joints”, Accelerated Bridge Construction-University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC), Report No. ABC-UTC-2016-C2-UNR01-Final.
  2. Alian, S. M., M.A. Moustafa, D.H. Sanders. (2021). “Seismic Design and Detailing of Bridge Columns to Account for Ground-Motion Duration”, PEER Technical Report 2021/08, October 2021.
  3. Aboukifa, M., M.A. Moustafa, (2021). “Structural Response and Buckling Behavior of Slender Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) Columns”, Final report, ACI Foundation Concrete Research Council (CRC)
  4. Aboukifa, M., M.A. Moustafa, M. S. Saiidi, (2020). “Seismic Response of Precast Columns with Non-Proprietary UHPC-Filled Ducts ABC Connections,” Center for Civil Engineering Earthquake Research, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, Report No. CCEER-20-08, October 2020.
  5. Ghaffary, A., M.A. Moustafa, (2020). “Synthesis of Repair Methods and Materials for Reinforced Concrete Bridge Girders”, Accelerated Bridge Construction-University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC), Report No. ABC-UTC-2016-C2-UNR01-Final.
  6. Abokifa, M., M.A. Moustafa, A. Itani, (2020). “More Choices for Connecting Prefabricated Bridge Elements and Systems: Applications of Polymer Concrete for Precast Decks”, Accelerated Bridge Construction-University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC), Report No. ABC-UTC-2016-C1-UNR03-Final.
  7. Stephenson, A., M.A. Moustafa (2020). “Numerical Modeling Techniques of High-Speed Rail Bridge Structures”, Accelerated Bridge Construction-University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC), Report No. ABC-UTC-2016-C1-UNR01-Final.
  8. Camarena, C., M.S. Saiidi, and M.A. Moustafa, (2020). “Development and Seismic Evaluation of Cast-in-Place Emulating ABC Pocket Connections and SMA Reinforced Two-Way Column Hinges,” Center for Civil Engineering Earthquake Research, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, Report No. CCEER-20-06, August 2020.
  9. Schwartz, T., M. S. Saiidi, M.A. Moustafa (2020). “Simplifying Cast-in-Place Joint Design Using ABC Pocket Connection Details in High Seismic Regions,” Center for Civil Engineering Earthquake Research, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, Report No. CCEER-20-01, January 2020.
  10. Hammad, A., M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Seismic behavior of special concentric braced frames under short and long duration ground motions”, PEER Technical Report 2019/09, September 2019.
  11. Subedi, D., M.A. Moustafa, M. S. Saiidi, (2019). “Non-Proprietary UHPC for Anchorage of Large Diameter Column Bars in Grouted Ducts,” Center for Civil Engineering Earthquake Research, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, Report No. CCEER-19-03, May 2019.
  12. Aboukifa, M., M.A. Moustafa, A. Itani, (2019). “Durable UHPC Columns with High-Strength Steel”, Accelerated Bridge Construction-University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC), Report No. ABC-UTC-2013-C3-UNR02-Final.
  13. Shoushtari, E., M. S. Saiidi, A. Itani, M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Analytical Investigations and Design Implications of Seismic Response of a Two-Span ABC Bridge System”, Accelerated Bridge Construction-University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC), Report No. ABC-UTC-2013-C3-UNR05-Final.
  14. Shoushtari, E., M. S. Saiidi, A. Itani, M.A. Moustafa, (2019). “Shake Table Studies of a Steel Girder Bridge System with ABC Connections,” Center for Civil Engineering Earthquake Research, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, Report No. CCEER-19-04, June 2019.
  15. Moustafa, M.A., D. Joe, K.L. Ryan, (2017). “Cost and Ecological Feasibility of using Ultra-High Performance Concrete in Highway Bridge Piers”, SOLARIS-UTC final project report.
  16. Moustafa, M.A. and K.M. Mosalam, (2015). “Structural Behavior of Column-Bent Cap Beam-Box Girder Systems in Reinforced Concrete Bridges Subjected to Gravity and Seismic Loads; Part II: Hybrid Simulation Tests and Post-test Analysis”, PEER Technical Report 2015/10, November 2015.
  17. Moustafa, M.A. and K.M. Mosalam, (2015). “Structural Behavior of Column-Bent Cap Beam-Box Girder Systems in Reinforced Concrete Bridges Subjected to Gravity and Seismic Loads; Part I: Pre-test Analysis and Quasi-static Tests”, PEER Technical Report 2015/09, September 2015.
  18. Günay, S., K.M. Mosalam, M.A. Moustafa, N. Peralta and S. Takhirov, (2014). Chapter 2: Observations from South Napa Earthquake, 3:20 am. 8/24/2014: Field Investigation of the Napa Downtown Conducted on 8/24-25/2014 in PEER Preliminary Notes and Observations on the August 24, 2014, South Napa Earthquake, Edited by G.S. Kang and S.A. Mahin, PEER Technical Report 2014/13, September 2014.
  19. Mosalam, K.M., M.A. Moustafa, S. Günay, I. Triki and S. Takhirov, (2012). “Seismic Performance of Substation Insulator Posts for Vertical-Break Disconnect Switches”, California Energy Commission. Publication #: CEC-500-2012.

Selected Invited Talks (advisees underlined)

  1. Moustafa, M.A., M. Aboukifa, (2021). “Structural Behavior of Axial and Seismic UHPC Columns”, PCI Ultra-High-Performance Concrete Workshop, Rosemont, IL, September 21, 2021
  2. Moustafa, M.A., M. Abokifa, M.S. Ibrahim, (2021). “Mechanical characterization and strength maturity assessment of ABC-UTC non-proprietary UHPC”, PCI Ultra-High-Performance Concrete Workshop, Rosemont, IL, September 21, 2021
  3. Moustafa, M.A. (2021). “Introduction to UHPC and Highlights of UHPC Structural Applications”, PCI Professors Workshop, Sacramento, CA, June 2-4, 2021
  4. Moustafa, M. A., Abokifa, M., (2021). “More Choices for Connecting Prefabricated Bridge Deck Elements”, ABC-UTC Quarterly Research Seminar, January 29, 2021 (online with 850+ audience)
  5. Moustafa, M.A. (2020), “Experimental Structural Response and Buckling Behavior of Slender UHPC Columns”, ACI 239 UHPC Main Committee Meeting, F20 Virtual ACI meeting, October 26, 2020
  6. Moustafa, M.A., L. Ngeljaratan (2020), “Seismic Response Measurement and Structural Health Monitoring using Vision Based Systems”, 4th NHERI NIED/E Defense Research Collaboration Meeting, December 16, 2020
  7. Moustafa, M. A., Ghaffary, A., (2020). “Synthesis of Available Methods for Repair of Reinforced Concrete and Prestressed Concrete Girders”, ABC-UTC Quarterly Research Seminar, July 31, 2020 (online with 800+ audience)
  8. Moustafa, M.A., Alian, S.M., Sanders, D. (2020). “Shake Table Tests of RC Bridge Columns with Conventional and High-Strength Steel under Long Duration Earthquakes”, PEER Annual Meeting, Jan 16-17, 2020, Berkeley, CA
  9. Moustafa, M. A., Ngeljaratan, L., (2020), “Structural Health Monitoring and Seismic Response Assessment of Civil Infrastructure using Target-Tracking Digital Image Correlation”, UC Davis Structural Engineering Seminar, January 15, 2020, Davis, CA
  10. Moustafa, M. A. (2019), “ABC-UTC Non-Proprietary UHPC Mix: Deck Panel Joint Performance”, Workshop #1: Non-Proprietary UHPC for ABC, December 11, 2019, Miami, FL
  11. Moustafa, M. A. (2019), “Target-Tracking DIC for Shake Table Test Monitoring”, 3rd NEID/NHERI Planning Meeting, December 4-5, 2019, E-defense, Miki City, Japan
  12. Moustafa, M. A. (2019), “CRC 2019 P0030 - Structural Response and Buckling Behavior of Slender UHPC Columns”, ACI 239 UHPC Main Committee Meeting, October 21, 2019, Cincinnati, OH
  13. Moustafa, M. A. (2019). “Two Applications of UHPC for Bridge Columns: Full columns and Seismic Connections”, Caltrans Earthquake Research Seminar, September 26, 2019, Sacramento, CA
  14. Moustafa, M.A., Alian, S.M., Sanders, D., Deierlein, G. (2019). “UNR‐STANFORD: Accounting for Earthquakes Duration in Performance‐Based Evaluation and Design of Bridges”, 2019 PEER Researchers Workshop, Aug 26-27, 2019, Richmond, CA
  15. Moustafa, M. A., Ngeljaratan, L., (2019). “System identification and dynamic response monitoring of bridge systems using digital image correlation”, Institute of Engineering Mechanics, China Earthquake Administration, August 23, 2019, Harbin, China
  16. Moustafa, M. A. (2019). “Advances and applications of hybrid simulation for infrastructure assessment”, Institute of Engineering Mechanics, China Earthquake Administration, August 22, 2019, Beijing, China
  17. Moustafa, M. A., Abokifa, M., (2019). “Durable UHPC Columns with High-Strength Steel”, ABC-UTC Quarterly Research Seminar, July 26, 2019 (online with 550+ audience)
  18. Moustafa, M.A., Alian, S.M., Sanders, D. (2019). “Accounting for earthquake duration for performance assessment and design of bridge columns”, PEER Annual Meeting, Jan 17-18, 2019, Los Angeles, CA
  19. Moustafa, M.A., Hammad, A., E. E. Bas, (2018). “Shake table and hybrid simulation testing of braced steel frames under long duration earthquakes”, Eighth Kwang-Hua Forum, Tongji University, Dec 14-16, 2018, Shanghai, China.
  20. Moustafa, M.A., Sanders, D., Deierlein, G. (2018). “UNR‐STANFORD: Accounting for Earthquakes Duration in Performance‐Based Evaluation and Design of Bridges”, 2018 PEER Researchers Workshop, Aug 7-8, 2018, Richmond, CA
  21. Moustafa, M.A., (2017). "Seismic Design and Performance of Ultra-High Performance Concrete Structural Elements”, 1st Annual NHERI-NIED/E-Defense Collaborative Meeting, Oct 31-Nov 1, 2107, Tokyo, Japan.
  22. Moustafa, M.A., Abbasi, M. (2017). “A Probabilistic Approach to Evaluate the Effect of Viscous Damping Modeling Characteristics of Concrete Bridges on the Seismic Demands”, Performance-based design of bridges special session, ACI Convention, Oct 15, 2017, Anaheim, CA
  23. Moustafa, M.A., (2017). “Larger application of UHPC in Bridge Bents”, Caltrans Research Seminar, May 11, 2017, Sacramento, CA

Selected conference presentations

  • Alian, S.M., M.A. Moustafa, Sanders, D. “Accounting for earthquake duration for performance-assessment and design of bridge columns”, PEER annual meeting, Jan 17-18, 2019, Los Angeles, CA
  • Hammad, A., E.E. Bas, M.A. Moustafa, “Shake table and hybrid simulation testing of braced steel frames under long duration earthquakes”, Eighth Kwang-Hua Forum, Tongji University, Dec 14-16, 2018, Shanghai, China.
  • Ngeljaratan, L., M.A. Moustafa, “System Identification and Seismic Response Monitoring of Large-Scale Bridge Models Using Target-Tracking Digital Image Correlation”, EMI International Conference 2018, Nov 2-4, 2018, Shanghai, China
  • Naeimi, N., M. Aboukifa, M.A. Moustafa, “Finite Element Modeling of Seismic Behavior of Ultra‐High Performance Concrete Bridge Columns”, ACI Convention, Oct 14, 2018, Las Vegas, NV
  • Moustafa, M.A., D. Sanders, G. Deierlein, “UNR‐Stanford: Accounting for Earthquakes Duration in Performance‐Based Evaluation and Design of Bridges”, PEER Researchers Workshop, August 7-8, 2018, Berkeley, CA
  • Dilsiz, A., M.S. Mohammed, A.R. Ozuygur, M.A. Moustafa, “Evaluation of Wall Dampers Effectiveness on the Seismic Performance of Buildings”, 11th NCEE, June 25-29, 2018, Los Angeles, CA
  • Ngeljaratan, L., M.A. Moustafa, “Novel Digital Image Correlation Instrumentation for Large-Scale Shake Table Tests”, 11th NCEE, June 25-29, 2018, Los Angeles, CA
  • Hammad, A., M.A. Moustafa, “Modeling Sensitivity and Fragility Analysis of Concentrically Braced Steel frames”, 11th NCEE, June 25-29, 2018, Los Angeles, CA
  • Ghaffary, A., M.A. Moustafa, “Numerical Substructures Limitations for Future Real-Time Hybrid Simulation under wind loading”, EMI Conference, MIT, May 29-June 1, 2018, Cambridge, MA.
  • Moustafa, M.A., N. Naeimi, M. Aboukifa, “Finite Element Modeling and Analysis of UHPC Seismic Bridge Columns with High Strength Steel”, Structures Congress, April 19-21, 2018, Fort Worth, TX
  • Moustafa, M.A. “Real-time Hybrid Simulation Extension to Wind Loading”, A Multi-Hazard Engineering Collaboratory on Hybrid Simulation: Breaking Barriers and Building Capacity workshop, Dec 12-13, 2017, San Diego, CA.
  • Moustafa, M.A., "Seismic Design and Performance of Ultra-High Performance Concrete Structural Elements”, 1st Annual NHERI-NIED/E-Defense Collaborative Meeting, Oct 31-Nov 1, 2107, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Moustafa, M.A., Abbasi, M. “A Probabilistic Approach to Evaluate the Effect of Viscous Damping Modeling Characteristics of Concrete Bridges on the Seismic Demands”, Performance-based design of bridges special session, ACI Convention, Oct 15, 2017, Anaheim, CA
  • Moustafa, M.A., P. Irwin, “Vision for Hybrid Simulation Testing of Buildings under Wind Loading”, 7th International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural Engineering (7AESE), September 6-8, 2017, Pavia, Italy
  • Moustafa, M.A., “Larger application of UHPC in Bridge Bents”, Caltrans, May 11, 2017, Sacramento, CA
  • Moustafa, M.A., Joe, C.D., “Seismic Design and Performance of UHPC Bridge Bents”, UHPC-Innovations for Broad Application special session, ACI Convention, March 29, 2017, Detroit, MI
  • Moustafa, M.A. and K.M. Mosalam, “Structural Response of Bent Caps in Reinforced Concrete Box-Girder Bridges”, Western Bridge Engineers Seminar, Sep. 9-11, 2015, Reno, NV
  • Moustafa M.A., “Shaking Table Tests of Electrical Equipment: Past, Present and Future”, RTHS of Interconnected Equipment as a new Approach for Product and Standard Development, UC Berkeley, Richmond Field Station, nees@berkeley Equipment Site, October 28, 2014.