Yahya Modarres-Sadeghi

Assistant Professor

Gunness 10B
University of Massachusetts
160 Governors Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-2210 

(413) 545-1027

B.S., Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1998
M.S., University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2001
Ph.D., McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2006 

Research Interests: 

Fluid-Structure Interactions, Flow-Induced Vibrations, Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos Random Vibrations, Off-Shore Wind Turbines, Stability of Wind Turbine Blades 

Selected Publications: 
  • B. Kane, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, K.R. James, M. Reiland (2012). Sway Characteristics of Large Decurrent Trees Affected by Branches. Submitted
  • A. Jain, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi (2012). Vortex-Induced Vibrations of a Flexibly-Mounted Inclined Cylinder. Submitted.
  • Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, M.P. Païdoussis (2012). Chaotic Oscillations of Long Pipes Conveying Fluid in the Presence of a Large End-Mass. Submitted.
  • R. Bourguet, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, G.E. Karniadakis, M.S. Triantafyllou (2011). Wake-Body Resonance of Long Flexible Structures is Dominated by Counter-Clockwise Orbits, Physical Review Letters, 107, 134502. Abstract.
  • M.H. Ghayesh, M.P. Païdoussis, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi (2011). Three-Dimensional Dynamics of a Fluid-Conveying Cantilevered Pipe with an Additional Spring-Support and an End-Mass, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 330, 2869-2899. Abtract.
  • Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, F. Chasparis, M.S. Triantafyllou, M. Tognarelli, P. Beynet (2011). Chaotic Response is a Generic Feature of Vortex Induced Vibrations of Flexible Risers, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 330, 2565–2579. Abstract.
  • J. Conte, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, M.N. Watts., F.S. Hover, M.S. Triantafyllou (2010). A Fast-Starting Robotic Fish that Accelerates at 40 ms-2. Journal of Bioinspiration and Biomimetics5 035004. Abstract
  • Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, H. Mukundan, J.M. Dahl, F.S. Hover, M.S. Triantafyllou (2010). The Effect of Higher Harmonic Forces on Fatigue Life of Marine Risers. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 329, 43-55. Abstract
  • H. Mukundan, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, J.M. Dahl, F.S., Hover, M.S. Triantafyllou (2009). Monitoring Fatigue Damage on Marine Risers. Journal of Fluids and Structures, 25, 617-628. Abstract
  • Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, M.P. Païdoussis (2008). Nonlinear Dynamics of Extensible Fluid-Conveying Pipes, Supported at Both Ends, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 25, 535-543. Abstract
  • Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, M.P. Païdoussis, C. Semler, E. Grinevich (2008). Experiments on Vertical Slender Flexible Cylinders Clamped at Both Ends and Subjected to Axial Flow. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 366, 1275–1296. Abstract
  • Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, M.P. Païdoussis, C. Semler (2008). Three Dimensional Oscillations of a Cantilever Pipe Conveying Fluid,International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics43, 18-25. Abstract
  • Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, M.P. Païdoussis, C. Semler (2007). The Nonlinear Behaviour of a Slender Flexible Cylinder Pinned or Clamped at Both Ends and Subjected to Axial Flow, Computers and Structures, 85, 1121-1131. Abstract
  • Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, C. Semler, M. Wadham-Gagnon, M.P. Païdoussis (2007). Dynamics of Cantilevered Pipes Conveying Fluid. Part 3: Three-Dimensional Dynamics in the Presence of an End-Mass, Journal of Fluids and Structures23, 589-603. Abstract
  • E. de Langre, M.P. Païdoussis, O. Doare, Y. Modarres-Sadeghi (2007). Flutter of Long Cantilevered Cylinders in Axial Flow, Journal of Fluid Mechanics571, 371-389. Abstract
  • Y. Modarres-Sadeghi, M.P. Païdoussis, C. Semler (2005). A Nonlinear Model for an Extensible Slender Flexible Cylinder Subjected to Axial Flow, Journal of Fluids and Structures 21, 609-627. Abstract Addendum: 2006, 22, 597. Abstract