Zaghi, Arash

Arash Zaghi, P.E., S.E.
Associate Professor

Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno, 2009

Castleman Building Rm 328, Phone: 860-486-2468
Email: arash.esmaili_zaghi@uconn.edu
Website: http://zaghi.engr.uconn.edu/

Research focus

  • Multihazard resilient design
  • Resilience of structural and non-structural systems under natural and man-made disasters
  • Application of advanced materials and innovative details in Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC)
  • Repair and retrofit of existing bridges
  • Computational structural modeling
  • Nurturing creativity in engineering education

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Recent publications

Taylor, C. L., Zaghi, A. E. (2021). "The Nuanced Relationship Between Creative Cognition and the Interaction Between Executive Functioning and Intelligence." The Journal of Creative Behavior, https://doi.org/10.1002/jocb.493

Kruszewski, D., & Zaghi, A. E. (2021). “Load transfer between thin steel plates and ultra-high performance concrete through different types of shear connectors.” Engineering Structures, 227, 111450. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.111450

Graybeal, B., Brühwiler, E., Kim, B. S., Toutlemonde, F., Voo, Y. L., & Zaghi, A. E. (2020). “International Perspective on UHPC in Bridge Engineering.” Journal of Bridge Engineering, 25(11), 04020094. https://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)BE.1943-5592.0001630

Taylor, C., Zaghi, A. E., Kaufman, J. C., Reis, S., and Renzulli, J., (2020) “Divergent thinking and academic performance of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder characteristics in engineering” Journal of Engineering Education, 109(2), 213-229. https://doi.org/10.1002/jee.20310

Syharat, C., Hain, A., Zaghi, A. E. (2020) “Promoting Neurodiversity in Engineering Through Specialized Outreach Activities for Pre-college Students.” Journal of Higher Education Theory & Practice, 20(14), 111-123.