Academic Credentials
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2015
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, 2010
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, 2008
Licenses & Certifications
  • Professional Engineer, Alberta, #295256
  • Professional Engineer Civil, British Columbia, #56865
  • Professional Engineer, Florida, #94973
  • Professional Engineer Civil, Louisiana, #PE.0047294
  • Professional Engineer, Manitoba, #47790
  • Professional Engineer, Ontario, #100227380
  • Professional Engineer, Saskatchewan, #75314
  • Professional Engineer Civil, Texas, #132762
  • American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
Professional Affiliations
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Committee of Forensic Investigation, ASCE Forensic Engineering Division
  • SAE International Fatigue Design and Evaluation Committee

Dr. Ghahremani is a licensed Professional Engineer in the United States and Canada. His expertise includes structural design, assessment, strengthening, and repair of structures as well as forensic failure investigations of buildings and structures. 

Dr. Ghahremani specializes in fatigue and fracture, structural vibration consulting, structural health monitoring, and the use of 3D imaging techniques such as laser scanners to detect structural damage. He has designed and evaluated residential and commercial structures and has assessed structural damage due to wind, fire, ground settlement, water intrusion, and material aging and degradation.

Dr. Ghahremani has conducted hundreds of on-site surveys investigating performance issues for steel, concrete, and wood components of various types of structures from hyperbolic cooling towers and stadiums to historic buildings. He addresses problems associated with design, construction materials, means and methods of construction, construction failures, application of codes and standards, repair methodologies, and cost of repairs. He has performed field surveys of damage caused by Hurricanes Harvey in 2017 and Laura in 2020, both of which affected the U.S. Gulf Coast.

As part of his doctoral research, Dr. Ghahremani investigated the fatigue performance, assessment, and retrofitting of existing steel bridges and structures in the long-life regime. He conducted extensive experimental programs, performed simulation studies, and used analytical approaches to predict fatigue damage in steel bridges.