Dr. Arghavan Louhghalam 

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research affiliate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, MIT

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PhD in Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2010

MS in Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2007

MS in Earthquake Engineering, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, 2002

BS in Civil Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2000


Dr. Arghavan Louhghalam is an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Prior to joining the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, she was a postdoctoral research associate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Concrete Sustainability Hub. Dr. Louhghalam’s research interests are mainly focused on interconnected areas of engineering mechanics, data analytics and physics constrained data driven modeling with applications to the development of sustainable and resilient civil infrastructure.

  • Mechanics of Materials, CEN 202
  • Probability and Statistics for Civil Engineers CEN 428, CEN 504
  • Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, CEN 530
  • Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures, CEN 307
  • Mechanical Vibrations, MNE 441
  • Engineering Reliability, CEN 430, CEN 530, MNE 490, MNE 591