Professor of Practice
Fritz Engineering Laboratory
13 E. Packer Ave.
Bethlehem PA 18015-3176, USA
• Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Lehigh University, 2000
• M.S., Civil Engineering, Lehigh University, 1994
• M.S., Engineering and Technology Management, Portland State University, 1992
• B.S., Civil Engineering, Bogazici University, Turkey, 1990
Professional Engineer, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Dr. Pervizpour conducts research on coupled phenomena in porous media. His research focuses on single or multiphase fluid and heat flow and the material response of soft porous media from the small strain-high frequency stage to the large strain-instantaneous impact-loading stage.
Dr. Pervizpour uses a system-level approach in his research by integrating experimental and computational approaches within a parameter estimation methodology.
Before coming to Lehigh University Dr. Pervizpour served on the faculties of Widener University and Lafayette College. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in geotechnical engineering and design topics, groundwater hydrology, computational methods, project management, and transportation engineering. He has advised four M.S. students, more than 15 undergraduate research students, and served on four doctoral dissertation committees.
Dr. Pervizpour is a member of International Association of Foundation Drilling (ADSC) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He has also served on the board of the Delaware Valley Geotechnical Institute (DVGI), and as a representative for Delaware Regional Planning Committee (DVRPC). In addition, he is a co-adviser of the Lehigh ASCE Student Chapter.Dr. Pervizpour also serves as a reviewer for several journals in geotechnical, foundations and geoenvironmental engineering.
Pervizpour, M., Pamukcu, S., Moo-Young, H., “Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Porous Media,” J. Comput. Civ. Eng., ASCE 13(2), 96–102, 1999. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)0887-3801(1999)13:2(96)
Ciloglu, K., Catbas, F.N., Pervizpour, M., Wang, A. and Aktan, A.E., “Structural Identification of Phenomenological Physical Models With Controlled Mechanisms of Uncertainty”, Paper presented at SPIE’ s 6th International Symposium on NDE for Health Monitoring and Diagnostics, March 4-8, 2001, SPIE Conference Proceedings, Newport Beach.
Catbas, F.N., Pervizpour, M., Grimmelsman, K.A. and Aktan, A.E., “The Health Monitoring Paradigm for Infrastructure Systems,” Proceedings of the Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring and Diagnostics of Bridge Infrastructure, held at theUniversity of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, March 7-8, 2003.
McElroy, M. Jr., Pervizpour, M., and Pamukcu, S., “Three Dimensional Finite Element Modeling of Stacked Geotextile Tubes for Embankment Stabilization,” Proceedings of 11th Int. Conf. on Civil, Structural and Environmental Eng. Computing, B.H.V. Topping (ed.), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, Scotland, ISBN 978-1-905088-15-7.
Cui, Q., Pamukcu, S., Xiao, W., Guintrand, C., Toulouse, J., Pervizpour, M., “Distributed Fiber Sensor Based on Modulated Pulse Base Reflection and Brillouin Gain Spectrum Analysis,” Applied Optics, Vol. 48(30), 5823-5828, 2009. doi:10.1364/AO.48.005823
Cui, Q., Pamukcu, S., Lin, A., Xiao, W., Herr, D., Toulouse, J., Pervizpour, M., “Distributed Temperature Sensing System Based on Rayleigh Scattering BOTDA,” IEEE Sensors Journal, 11(2), 399-403, 2011. doi:10.1109/JSEN.2010.2066558
Pervizpour, M., Pamukcu, S., “Characterization of a surrogate swelling polymer as a functional sensor for distributed liquid sensing,” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 168, 242–252, 2011. doi:10.1016/j.sna.2011.04.026
Cui, Q., Pamukcu, S., Xiao, W., Pervizpour, M., “Truly Distributed Fiber Vibration Sensor Using Pulse Base BOTDA with Wide Dynamic Range,” IEEE Photonics Techn. Letters, 3:24, 1887-1889, 2011. doi:10.1109/LPT.2011.2170968
Ghazanfari, E., Pervizpour, M., Pamukcu, S., “Mathematical Modeling of Electrically Assisted Hydrocarbon Transport in Porous Media” GeoCongress 2012: GSP 225, ASCE, 2302-2311, March 25-29, 2012. doi:10.1061/9780784412121.236
Medina, C.I., Pervizpour, M., Pamukcu, S., and Mentzer, M.A., “Temperature Dependent Dynamic Properties of Oily Clay,” GeoCongress 2012: GSP 225, ASCE, 2283-2291, March 25-29, 2012. doi:10.1061/9780784412121.234Click here to review Dr. Pervizpour’s entire publications list.