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Barzin Mobasher

Barzin Mobasher

Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering


School of Sustaianble Engineering and the Built Environment
Arizona State University
PO Box 875306
Tempe, AZ 85287-5306


  • Senior Global Futures Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory
  • Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering


Dr. Mobasher is responsible for a broad and interdisciplinary research program dealing with theoretical and experimental mechanics of solids. The current emphasis is on development of new construction materials and processes for their manufacture, analysis, and design. Other areas of research and scholarly activities include active projects and collaborations in areas dealing with Aerospace Engine Containment systems, biomechanics of Refractive surgeries, steel structural systems, durability of building materials, transport properties of solids, fracture mechanics of composites, and composites for power delivery systems, performance based specifications, and various educational and service activities.


  • PhD, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1990
  • MA, Northeastern University, Boston, 1985
  • BS, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 1983


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Journal Articles


Alghamdi, H., A. Dakhane, A. Alum, M. Abbaszadegan, B. Mobasher and N. Neithalath. 2018. Synthesis and characterization of economical, multi-functional porous ceramics based on abundant aluminosilicates. Materials & Design 152(Aug):10-21. DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2018.04.060. (link )


Alum, A., B. Mobasher, A. Rashid and M. Abbaszadegan. 2009. Image analyses-based nondisruptive method to quantify algal growth on concrete surfaces. Journal of Environmental Engineering 135(3):185-190. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9372(2009)135:3(185)#sthash.gjH6HTOP.dpuf. (link )


Alum, A., A. Rashid, B. Mobasher and M. Abbaszadegan. 2008. Cement-based biocide coatings for controlling algal growth in water distribution canals. Cement and Concrete Composites 30(9):839-847. DOI: 10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2008.06.012. (link )