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Parisa Shokouhi

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

215 Sackett Building

pxs990@psu.edu

814-863-0678

Research Areas:

Geotechnical and Materials Engineering

Interest Areas:

Condition monitoring and nondestructive testing of construction materials

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2000
  • MS, Civil Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2003
  • Ph D, Civil Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2006

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Parisa Shokouhi, Jacques Riviere, Pierre-Yves Le Bas and T.J. Ulrich, 2017, "Nonlinear Acoustic Testing for Concrete Materials Evaluation", Materials Evaluation, 75, (1), pp. 84-93
  • Amir Manafpour, Travis Hopper, Farshad Rajabipour, Aleksandra Radlinska, Gordon P Warn, Parisa Shokouhi, Dennis Morian and Shervin Jahangirnejad, 2016, "Field Investigation of In-Service Performance of Concrete Bridge Decks in Pennsylvania", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, (2577), pp. 1–7
  • Jacques Riviere, Lucas Pimienta, Marco Scuderi, Thibault Candela, Parisa Shokouhi, Alexander Schubnel, Jerome Fortin, Chris J Marone and Paul A. Johnson, 2016, "Frequency Dependence of Nonlinear Elasticity in Berea Sandstone", Geophysical Research Letters, 43, pp. 3226-3236
  • Parisa Shokouhi, 2016, "Nondestructive Testing Methods for Underwater Tunnel linings: Practical Application at Chesapeake Channel Tunnel", Journal of Infrastructure Systems, pp. B4016011-1-11
  • René Heideklang and Parisa Shokouhi, 2016, "Decision-Level Fusion of Spatially Scattered Multi-Modal Data for Nondestructive Inspection of Surface Defects", Sensors, 16, (105), pp. 1-21
  • Jacques Rivière, Parisa Shokouhi, Robert A Guyer and Paul A Johnson, 2015, "A set of measures for the systematic classification of the nonlinear elastic behavior of disparate rocks", Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120, (3), pp. 1587–1604
  • Christoph Völker and Parisa Shokouhi, 2015, "Clustering based multi sensor data fusion for honeycomb detection in concrete", Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 34, (4), pp. 1–10
  • Christoph Völker and Parisa Shokouhi, 2015, "Multi sensor data fusion approach for automatic honeycomb detection in concrete", NDT & E International, 71, pp. 54–60
  • René Heideklang and Parisa Shokouhi, 2015, "Multi-sensor image fusion at signal level for improved near-surface crack detection", NDT & E International, 71, pp. 16–22
  • Joshua White, Stefan Hurlebaus, Parisa Shokouhi and Andrew Wimsatt, 2014, "Use of Ultrasonic Tomography to Detect Structural Impairment in Tunnel Linings", Transportation Research Record, 2407, (2), pp. 20-31
  • Joshua White, Stefan Hurlebaus, Parisa Shokouhi, Andreas Wittwer and Andrew Wimsatt, 2014, "Noncontact techniques for monitoring of tunnel linings", Structural Monitoring and Maintenance, 1, (2), pp. 197-211
  • Parisa Shokouhi, Julia Wolf and Herbert Wiggenhauser, 2013, "Detection of delamination in concrete bridge decks by joint amplitude and phase analysis of ultrasonic array measurements", Journal of Bridge Engineering, 19, (3), pp. 04013005-1 to 04013005-11
  • Parisa Shokouhi, Andreas Zoega, Herbert Wiggenhauser and Gregor Fischer, 2012, "Surface wave velocity-stress relationship in uniaxially loaded concrete", ACI Materials Journal, 109, (2), pp. 141–148
  • Parisa Shokouhi, Jens Wöstmann, Gerhard Schneider, Boris Milmann, Alexander Taffe and Herbert Wiggenhauser, 2011, "Nondestructive detection of delamination in concrete slabs: multiple-method investigation", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, (2251), pp. 103–113
  • Parisa Shokouhi, A Zoega and Herbert Wiggenhauser, 2010, "Nondestructive investigation of stress-induced damage in concrete", Advances in Civil Engineering, 2010
  • A Zoega, Parisa Shokouhi and H Wiggenhauser, 2009, "Propagation time of elastic surface waves on concrete specimens under uniaxial loads", Journal of Structural Engineering, 36, (1), pp. 11–15
  • Parisa Shokouhi and Nenad Gucunski, 2007, "Application of Impact Echo in Long Term Condition Monitoring of Concrete Bridge Decks—A Numerical Study", Geotechnical Special Publication 164: nnovative Applications of Geophysics in Civil Engineering, pp. 1–12
  • Manuel Celaya, Parisa Shokouhi and Soheil Nazarian, 2007, "Assessment of debonding in concrete slabs using seismic methods", Transportation research record: journal of the transportation research board, (2016), pp. 65–75
  • Nenad Gucunski, R Hadidi, S Zaghloul, Ali Maher and Parisa Shokouhi, 2006, "Seasonal and Temperature Adjustment Models of Pavement Properties from Seismic Nondestructive Evaluation", Geotechnical Spacial Publication 154: Pavement Mechanics and Performance, 154, pp. 15-21
  • Nenad Gucunski, FA Romero, Parisa Shokouhi and J Makresias, 2005, "Complementary impact echo and ground penetrating radar evaluation of bridge decks on I-84 interchange in Connecticut", Geotechnical Special Publication 133, Geo-Frontiers 2005 Geo-Institute Congress, Austin, Texas, USA, pp. 1–10
  • Parisa Shokouhi, Nenad Gucunski and Ali Maher, 2005, "Dynamic signatures of cavities and buried objects obtained from surface wave testing", Geotechnical Special Publication 133, Geo-Frontiers 2005 Geo-Institute Congress, Austin, Texas, USA, pp. 1-15
  • Nenad Gucunski and Parisa Shokouhi, 2005, "Wavelet transforms in surface wave analysis", Geotechnical Special Publication 134, Geo-Frontiers 2005 Geo-Institute Congress, Austin, Texas, USA, pp. 1-17
  • Parisa Shokouhi, Nenad Gucunski, Ali Maher and Sameh Zaghloul, 2005, "Wavelet-based multiresolution analysis of pavement profiles as a diagnostic tool", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, (1940), pp. 79–88
  • Parisa Shokouhi, Nenad Gucunski and Ali Maher, 2003, "Application of wavelets in detection of cavities under pavements by surface waves", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, (1860), pp. 57–65

Conference Proceedings

  • René Heideklang and Parisa Shokouhi, 2016, "Fusion of Multi -Sensory Non- Destructive Testing Data for Reliable Detection of Surface Cracks: Signal Level vs. Decision Level", AIP Publishing LLC, 1706, pp. 1-7
  • Christoph Völker and Parisa Shokouhi, 2015, "Data aggregation for improved honeycomb detection i n concrete using machine Learning – based algorithms", pp. 1–8
  • Joshua WHITE, Stefan HURLEBAUS, Parisa Shokouhi and Andrew WIMSATT, 2015, "Nondestructive Testing Methods for Underwater Tunnel Linings: Practical Application at Chesapeake Channel Tunnel", NDT.net, pp. 1-4
  • René Heideklang and Parisa Shokouhi, 2014, "Quantitative multi-modal NDT data analysis", AIP Publishing LLC, 1581, (1), pp. 1928–1932
  • Parisa Shokouhi and Anna Lorenz, 2014, "Ultrasonic investigation of damage progression in concrete", AIP Publishing LLC, 1581, (1), pp. 917–924
  • Parisa Shokouhi, 2013, "Stress-and damage-induced changes in coda wave velocities in concrete", American Institute of Physics, 1511, (1), pp. 382–389
  • Kolkoori, SR, Parisa Shokouhi, C Hoehne, M-U Rahman, M Kreutzbruck and J Prager, 2013, "A comparative study of ray tracing and CIVA simulation for ultrasonic examination of anisotropic inhomogeneous austenitic welds", American Institute of Physics, 1511, (1), pp. 1043–1050
  • René Heideklang and Parisa Shokouhi, 2013, "Application of data fusion in nondestructive testing (NDT)", pp. 835–841
  • Joshua White, Julia Wolf, Parisa Shokouhi, Stefan Hurlebaus and Andrew Wimsatt, 2013, "Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Linings at Hanging Lake Tunnel"
  • Parisa Shokouhi and Herbert Wiggenhauser, 2012, "Multiprobe Ultrasonic Testing for Detection of Delamination in Concrete Bridge Decks", Transportation Research Board of the National Academies
  • Parisa Shokouhi and Ernst Niederleithinger, 2012, "Damage characterization in concrete using diffuse ultrasound", American Institute of Physics, 1430, (1), pp. 1477–1484
  • Parisa Shokouhi, 2012, "Monitoring of Progressive Microcracking in Concrete Using Diffuse Ultrasound", 6th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, pp. 1–8
  • Parisa Shokouhi, Ernst Niederleithinger, Andreas Zoega, Andreas Barner and Dieter Schöne, 2010, "Using Ultrasonic Coda Wave Interferometry for Monitoring Stress-Induced Changes in Concrete"
  • Parisa Shokouhi, 2009, "Two-channel Impact-Echo", NDT.net, pp. 1-8
  • Parisa Shokouhi, Ruediger Feldmann and Herbert Wiggenhauser, 2008, "Stress dependency of sonic velocity in concrete under uniaxial load", Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, pp. 15
  • Parisa Shokouhi, Nenad Gucunski and Ali Maher, 2006, "Applicability and limitations of impact echo in bridge deck condition monitoring"
  • Nenad Gucunski, S Zaghlouol, Ali Maher, Rambod Hadidi and Parisa Shokouhi, 2006, "Development of Seasonal Variation Models of Pavement Properties Using Seismic Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Techniques", GeoCongress 2006, ASCE, pp. 1-6
  • Parisa Shokouhi, N Gucunski and A Maher, 2006, "Time–frequency techniques for the impact-echo data analysis and interpretations", The 9th European NDT conference (ECNDT 2006), Berlin, NDT.net, pp. 1-10
  • Nicholas P Vitillo, Sameh Zaghloul, Rambod Hadidi, Parisa Shokouhi and Nenad Gucunski, 2006, "Development of Paving Layer Modulus Temperature Correction Models for Seismic Pavement Analyzer in New Jersey", Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, pp. 19
  • Nenad Gucunski and Parisa Shokouhi, 2004, "Detection and characterization of cavities under the airfield pavements by wavelet analysis of surface waves", Worldwide Airport Technology Transfer Conference, Atlantic
  • Nenad Gucunski and Parisa Shokouhi, 2004, "SASW dispersion curve generation by wavelet transform", Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems, Colorado springs, Colorado, pp. 1532–1543
  • Chris Hakoda, Joseph Rose, Parisa Shokouhi and Clifford J Lissenden, , "Using Floquet Periodicity to Easily Calculate Dispersion Curves and Wave Structures of Homogeneous Waveguides"

Technical Reports

  • Andrew Wimsatt, Joshua White, Chin Leung, Tom Scullion, Stefan Hurlebaus, Dan Zollinger, Zachary Grasley, Soheil Nazarian, Hoda Azari, Deren Yuan and Parisa Shokouhi, 2014, "Mapping voids, debonding, delaminations, moisture, and other defects behind or within tunnel linings"
  • Nenad Gucunski, A. Imani, F. Romero, S. Nazarian, D. Yuan, H. Wiggenhauser, Parisa Shokouhi, A. Taffe and D. Kutrubes, 2013, "Nondestructive testing to identify concrete bridge deck deterioration"
  • Sameh Zaghloul, Nenad Gucunski, Hudson Jackson, Ivana Marukic and Parisa Shokouhi, 2005, "Ride Quality Follow-Up"
  • Nenad Gucunski, Rambod Hadidi and Parisa Shokouhi, 2004, "Demonstration of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)(NJDOT Statewide GPR Pilot Project)"

Research Projects

  • January 2017 - December 2017, "Engineering a giant meta-material: A band-stop seismic/blast filter to shield critical civil infrastructures," (Sponsor: Penn State College of Engineering).
  • July 2013 - December 2016, "INCAFAT – A novel approach for rating fatigue-initiating inclusions in highly demanding steel – Project RFS-PR-12024," (Sponsor: European Union (EU) – Research Fund for Coal and Steel (RFCS)).
  • July 2012 - December 2014, "Condition Assessment of Bridge Post-tensioning and Bridge Stay Cable Systems using NDE Methods," (Sponsor: NCHRP (National Cooperative Highway Research Program)).
  • January 2013 - December 2014, "Visualization of automated multi-sensor NDT assessment of concrete structures: Development of automated multi-sensor NDT system and Data Fusion software tools for evaluation of concrete structures," (Sponsor: DLR - Germany's National Research Center for Aeronautics and Space – IGSTC (Indo-German Science and Technology Center)).
  • September 2009 - November 2012, "High-Speed Nondestructive Testing Methods for Mapping Voids, Debonding, Delamination, Moisture, and Other Defects behind or within Tunnel Lining," (Sponsor: SHRP2).
  • March 2009 - December 2011, "Nondestructive Testing to Identify Bridge Deck Deterioration," (Sponsor: SHRP2).
  • November 2008 - October 2010, "Nondestructive Evaluation of Stress-Induced Anisotropy of Ultrasonic Wave Speed in Concrete," (Sponsor: Alexander von Humboldt (AvH)).
  • February 2008 - August 2009, "Non Destructive Testing to Identify Delamination of HMA Airport Pavements," (Sponsor: Airfield Asphalt Pavement Technology Program (AAPTP), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)).
  • July 2007 - July 2009, "Development of JSALAB 2007: Enhancements to JSLAB 2004," (Sponsor: NY Department of Transportation (NYDOT)).
  •   -  2007, "Locating a Leaky Pipe using GPR," (Sponsor: Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)).
  •   -  2007, "Forensic Survey on Border Highway using FWD and GPR," (Sponsor: Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)).
  •   -  2006, "Impact Assessment: Traffic-Induced Ground Vibrations on Cesar Chavez Border Highway (El Paso, Texas) from US 54 (Patriot Freeway) to Zaragoza Road," (Sponsor: Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)).
  •   -  2006, "Forensic Study on US281 and US83," (Sponsor: Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)).
  •   -  2006, "Forensic Study on Loop 375 Bridges using GPR," (Sponsor: Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Judge, April 2016
  • Reviewer, April 2015
  • Judge, April 2015
  • Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee (Structures), September 2014
  • Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee (Geotechnical Engineering), September 2015

Service to External Organizations:

  • Co-Organizer, A full-day session on “non-destructive evaluation of civil infrastructures", QNDE 2017 -Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, 2017 - 2017
  • Co-Organizer, A half-day session on “non-destructive evaluation of civil infrastructures", QNDE 2016 -Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, 2016 - 2016
  • Committee Member, Voting member, TRB AFD80: Strength and Deformation Characteristics of Pavement Sections, January 2007
  • Committee Member, Voting member, TRB AFF40: Field Testing and Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) of Transportation Structures, January 2012
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, QNDE -Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, 2010
 


 

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