Ehsan Dehghan-Niri, Ph.D.

Dr.-Niri-in-office-3.jpgHernandez Hall, Room 210
(575) 646-3514


  • Ph.D. in Structural Engineering – 2014, University at Buffalo
  • M.S. in Earthquake Engineering – 2008, University of Tehran
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering – 2005, Yazd University

Professional History

  • 01/17 to Present – Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, NMSU
  • 10/14 to 01/17 – Research Scientist, General Electric Company (GE)
  • 1/11 to 9/14 – Graduate Research Assistant, University at Buffalo

Research Interests

  • Development of Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems for integrity evaluation of bridges, pipelines, and composite materials
  • Nonlinear ultrasound based Nondestructive testing/evaluation
  • Material evaluation in advanced manufacturing processes such as additive 3D printing
  • Vibration based SHM and control

Select Publications

H. Nemati and E. Dehghan-Niri The acoustic near-field measurement of aye-ayes’ biological auditory system utilizing a biomimetic robotic tap-scanning”, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol. 15, No. 5,  2020, 056003.

E. Dehghan-Niri, D. Cortes, S. Zamen*, F. Alvidrez, and D. Jauregui, “Simplified Comparison of Oversize and Overweight (OS/OW) Vehicles Permit Fee Structure in the US Western States”, Transportation Research Report, June 2020.

Zamen, and E. Dehghan-Niri “Fractal Analysis of Nonlinear Ultrasonic Waves in Phase Space Domain as a Quantitative Method for Damage Assessment of Concrete Structures”, Journal: NDT & E International, Vol. 111, April 2020, 102235.

Zamen and E. Dehghan-Niri “Observation and diagnosis of chaos in nonlinear acoustic waves using phase-space domain”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 463, 22 Dec. 2019, 114959.

E. Dehghan-Niri and H. Al-Beer, ” Phase-space topography characterization of nonlinear ultrasound waveforms“, Ultrasonics, Vol. 84, pp. 446-458, 2018.