Zahra Shahbazi, PHD

Zahra Shahbazi, PHD

Assistant Professor

Department : Mechanical Engineering

Email : zahra.shahbazi@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7710

Office : RLC 207

Education

PHD, University of Connecticut
MS, Amirkabir University
BS, University of Tehran

Research

  •  Design and simulation of Nano-bio mechanical systems
  •  Robotics & Computational kinematics
  •  Engineering Education

Publications & Professional Activities

Publications:

  • Zahra shahbazi, Sina Shahbazmohamadi, "From Black boards to Digital boards: Students and Professors experience, Challenges and Remedies", 120th Annual Conference of ASEE, Atlanta, GA, June 23-26, 2013.
  • Zahra Shahbazi, Sina Shahbazmohamadi, "A novel game-based approach for teaching an engineering course: Implementation in Mechanical Vibration course", 120th Annual Conference of ASEE, Atlanta, GA, June 23-26, 2013.
  • Pouya Tavousi, Zahra Shahbazi, Horea Ilies, Kazem Kazerounian, "A Mechanics Framework for Analysis and Design of Protein Based Nano Machines", NSF CMMI Engineering research and innovation Conference, Boston, MA, July 9-12, 2012
  • Zahra Shahbazi, "Role of Hydrogen Bonds in Kinematic Mobility and Elasticity Analysis of Protein Molecules", Phd thesis, University of Connecticut, 2011.
  • Zahra Shahbazi, Horea Ilies, Kazem Kazerounian, “Kinematic Motion Constraints of the
    Protein Molecule Chains", ASME-IDETC, Design Engineering Technical conferences &
    Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, 2011.
  • Zahra Shahbazi, Horea Ilies, Kazem Kazerounian, “Hydrogen bonds role in protein
    mobility", Biophysical Society 55th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, 2011
  • Kazem Kazerounian, Zahra Shahbazi, Aida Ghiaei, “The Joule Fellows: Teachers in
    Sustainable Energies Research Laboratories", NSF Engineering Education Awardees
    Conference, Washington, DC, 2011.
  • Zahra Shahbazi, Tais A.P.F. Pimentel, Horea Ilies, Kazem Kazerounian, Peter Burkhard, "A Kinematic Observation and Conjecture for Stable Construct of a Peptide Nanoparticle",
    Advances in Robot Kinematics, Issue on Motion in Man and Machine, (J. Lenarcic & M.
    Stanisoc editors), ISBN 978-90-481-9261-8, Springer Science & Business Media, June 2010.
  • Zahra Shahbazi, Horea Ilies, Kazem Kazerounian, “Hydrogen Bonds and Kinematic
    Mobility of Protein Molecules", Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol 2. no. 2, May 2010, pp 021009-1,9
  •  Zahra Shahbazi, Horea Ilies, Kazem Kazerounian, “Protein Molecules as Natural Nano Bio
    Devices: Mobility Analysis", ASME - NEMB, First Global Congress on NanoEngineering for
    Medicine and Biology, Houston, TX, 2010.
  • Kazem Kazerounian, Marty Wood, Kevin Mclaughlin, Zahra Shahbazi, “The Joule Fellows:
    Teachers in Sustainable Energies Research Laboratories", NSF Engineering Education
    Awardees Conference, VA, 2010.
  • Zahra Shahbazi, "Structural Analysis of Protein Molecules", the 6th Annual North Eastern
    Structure Symposium (NESS), CT, 2009.
  • Zahra Shahbazi, Horea Ilies, Kazem Kazerounian, “On Hydrogen Bonds and Mobility of
    Protein Molecules", ASME-IDETC, Design Engineering Technical conferences & Computers
    and Information in Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, 2009.
  • Zahra Shahbazi, Ahmadreza Arshi, Farhad Tabatabaei, “Energy Descriptions of Rapid
    Potassium Channel Blockers in The Central Sino Atrial Node Cells", ISME , Tehran, Iran,
    2007.
  • Zahra Shahbazi, Farhad Tabatabaei, Ahmadreza Arshi, “Energy Descriptions of L-type
    Calcium Channel Blockers in The Central Sino Atrial Node Cells", ICBME , Tehran, Iran,
    2007.
  • Zahra Shahbazi, Farhad Tabatabaei, Ahmadreza Arshi, “Pharmaco-Dynamics Evaluation of
    the Sino Atrial Node's Electrical Activity Using Bond Graph Technology", ECMS ,Bon,
    Germany, 2006.
  • Mohammad Mahjoob, Zahra Shahbazi, “Experimenting and Evaluating the Sound Pollution Caused by Traffic in Metropolitan Areas", ISME, Isfahan, Iran, 2005.
  • Mohammad Mahjoob, Zahra Shahbazi, “Detection of the Noise Sources in the Automobile Windshield Wiper Motor". ISME, Mashhad, Iran, 2003. 

 

Honors & Awards

  • National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowship for "Materiomics Merging Biology and Engineering in Multiscale Structures and Materials" Summer Institute , Boston, 2012
  •  Engineering Outstanding Graduate Women Student, University of Connecticut, 2011
  •  National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowship for Cancer Nanotechnology Summer Institute ,Houston, 2011
  •  National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowship for attending the "NanoEngineered Therapeutics I & II" workshop at (ASME-NEMB2010), Houston, 2010
  •  National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowship for attending "E ective Negotiation Skills" workshop at (ASME-IDETC), San Diego, 2009
  •  Ranked 4th in graduate research competition, University of Connecticut, 2009

Grants

  • Manhattan College summer grant, 2013 

Courses Taught/Teaching

MECH 211      Technical and Graphical Communication

MECH 332      Finite Element Analysis and Computer Aided Engineering

MECH 411      Mechanical Vibrations


Other Links

10th International Conference on Design Education (DEC)