School of Engineering

Siddaiah Yarrae

Lecturer
Discipline: Civil Engineering
Office: SCI 112
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Email: syarra@sfsu.edu
Siddaiah Yarra

Education

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, Present
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, San Jose State University, San Jose, 2010
  • B.Tech., Civil Engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India, 2007

Biography

Yarra joined San Francisco State University (SFSU) in 2018 and teaches undergrad and graduate courses in engineering. He has experience working in academia (in teaching and research) and in industry. He worked for San Jose State University as an assistant specialist in research and for University of California at Berkeley as an assistant specialist in research and as a research engineer-1. He also, has practical experience in doing consulting services to the United States DOD as an engineer. Yarra’s research interests include next generation transportation solutions through intelligent infrastructure components and systems.

Funded Research Projects

  • Research Grant ($2148.0), Graduate Student Association (GSA),“Characterization of an Isotropic Adaptive Material for vibration control of structural and nonstructural system”, University of Nevada-Reno, 08/14/2017 – 06/30/2018.
  • Research Grant ($1450.0), Graduate Student Association (GSA), “Characterization of an adaptive material for vibration control of structural and nonstructural system”, University of Nevada-Reno, 11/21/2016 - 06/30/2017.

Selected Recent Publications

  1. Yarra S, Gordaninejad F, Behrooz M, Pekcan G, Itani AM, Publicover N. Performance of a large-scale magnetorheological elastomer–based vibration isolator for highway bridges. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 2018 Sep 12:1045389X18799493.
  2. Yarra S, Behrooz M, Pekcan G, Itani A, Gordaninejad F. A large-scale adaptive magnetorheological elastomer-based bridge bearing. In Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2017 Apr 11 (Vol. 10164, p. 1016425). International Society for Optics and Photonics.
  3. Yarra S, Pekcan G, Behrooz M, (2017) Characterization of Carbon Black-Filled Natural Rubber and Silicone Magnetorheological Elastomers under pure shear loading. In VIII ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials 2017 June 6, pg. 860-870.

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