M. Sc. Navid Valizadeh



Marienstraße 07, Room 007
99423 Weimar






Research Interests

  • Advanced discretization techniques (IsoGeometric Analysis, Meshfree Methods, eXtended Finite Element Method)
  • Nonlinear continuum mechanics for finite element analysis
  • Phase-field modeling and applications
  • Multi-Physics
  • Biomechanics
  • Level-set based topology optimization
  • Theory and analysis of plates and shells
  • Fracture Mechanics 

Research Projects

ITN-INSIST: Integrating Numerical Simulation and Geometric Design Technology

Academic CV

2008                    B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, University of Science and Culture, Tehran, Iran.

2011                     M.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Structures), University of Kerman, Kerman, Iran.

Jan 2014 - Dec 2014  Visiting Research Scholar at Department of Structural Engineering,

                                    University of California, San Diego

                                    Supervisor: Prof. Yuri Bazilevs

2012 - today      Scientific co-worker at chair of Computational Mechanics, Bauhaus Universität-Weimar

                             Supervisor: Prof. Timon Rabczuk

Publication List

[1] S. S. Ghorashi, N. Valizadeh, and S. Mohammadi. Extended isogeometric analysis for simu- lation of stationary and propagating cracks. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 89(9):1069–1101, 2012.

[2] S. S. Nanthakumar, N. Valizadeh, H. S. Park, and T. Rabczuk. Surface effects on shape and topology optimization of nanostructures. Computational Mechanics, 56(1):97–112, Jul 2015.

[3] N. Nguyen-Thanh, N. Valizadeh, M. Nguyen, H. Nguyen-Xuan, X. Zhuang, P. Areias, G. Zi, Y. Bazilevs, L. D. Lorenzis, and T. Rabczuk. An extended isogeometric thin shell analysis based on kirchhofflove theory. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 284:265 – 291, 2015. Isogeometric Analysis Special Issue.

[4] S.Sh. Ghorashi and N. Valizadeh and S. Mohammadi and T. Rabczuk. T-spline based XIGA for fracture analysis of orthotropic media. Computers & Structures, 147: 138 - 146. 2015.

[5] S. Shojaee and N. Valizadeh. Nurbs-based isogeometric analysis for thin plate problems. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 41(5):617 – 632, 2012. 

[6] S. Shojaee, N. Valizadeh, E. Izadpanah, T. Bui, and T.-V. Vu. Free vibration and buck- ling analysis of laminated composite plates using the nurbs-based isogeometric finite element method. Composite Structures, 94(5):1677 – 1693, 2012.

[7] N. Valizadeh, Y. Bazilevs, J. Chen, and T. Rabczuk. A coupled igameshfree discretization of arbitrary order of accuracy and without global geometry parameterization. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 293:20 – 37, 2015.

[8] N. Valizadeh, S. Natarajan, O. A. Gonzalez-Estrada, T. Rabczuk, T. Q. Bui, and S. P. Bordas. Nurbs-based finite element analysis of functionally graded plates: Static bending, vibration, buckling and flutter. Composite Structures, 99:309 – 326, 2013.