Parisa Khodabakhshi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics in the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science at Lehigh University.

Khodabakhshi was a postdoctoral fellow at the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in Civil Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2007 and 2009, respectively. She earned her PhD in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2018.

Her thesis, ‘Nonlocal Continuum Mechanics and Damage Prediction in Solids’ was completed under the supervision of JN Reddy and Arun Srinivasa. 

Her research areas of interest are Nonlocal mechanics, fracture mechanics, model order reduction, computational mechanics, and multifidelity methods.


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Parisa Khodabakhshi
Parisa Khodabakhshi
Assistant Professor
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Lehigh University
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Ph.D., Civil Engineering - Structural Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2018
M.S., Civil Engineering- Earthquake Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2009
B.S., Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2007

Areas of Research

Nonlocal Mechanics, Fracture Mechanics, Model Reduction, Computational Mechanics, Multifidelity Methods