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Pourgol Mohamad, Mohammad

Pourgol Mohamad, Mohammad

Associate Professor (adj.)
Mechanical Engineering
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Dr. Mohammad Pourgol-Mohammad is a safety/reliability analyst in multidisciplinary systems analysis with RRRQ, Reliability Engineering Leader Keurig Green Mountain and Associate Professor (adj) of Mechanical engineering at University of Maryland and was an Associate Professor of Reliability Engineering, with Sahand University of Technology (SUT). He received his Ph.D in Reliability Engineering from University of Maryland (UMD), and holds one M.Sc degree in Nuclear Engineering and another in Reliability Engineering from UMD. His undergraduate degree was in Electrical Engineering. Dr Pourgol-Mohammad has more than 18 year of work experience including research and teaching in safety applications and reliability engineering at various institutions including Johnson Controls, Sahand University of Technology, FM Global, Goodman Manufacturing, UMD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Zagreb-Croatia. He is a Fellow member of ASQ (Application pending), ASME (Currently Safety Engineering and Risk/Reliability Analysis Division (SER2D) Chair, ANS and member of several technical committees and a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in Nuclear Engineering in States of Massachusetts. He is a certified reliability engineer (ASQ CRE) and Manager of Quality/Organization Excellence (ASQ CMQ/OE). He has authored more than 150 papers and reports on his researches and filed one US patent-pending. His efforts have been recognized with several awards.

Optimization/Resilience

-Optimization and Performance

-Resilience and Robustness Analysis     

-Prognostics and System Health Management

-System Perturbances and Stress Testing

-Numerical Techniques and Simulation models for Resilience-Big Data

 

Engineering Safety/Reliability/Security (SRS)

-Risk-based Regulatory and Design

-Cyber-Physical-Human (CPH) Systems

-Reliability Centered Maintenance; Modeling and Optimization

-Mission Assurance in Critical Mission Systems Design and Operation

-Science of Reliability; Thermodynamics Entropy Based Life and Reliability Assessment

-Design for Reliability & Optimization for Emerging Technologies; Autonomous Vehicles, IoT

 

Model Validation/ Uncertainty Quantification

 

-Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis

-Inference with Uncertain Evidence,

-Causal Modeling with Bayesian Belief Networks

-Complex Codes Uncertainty Quantification


-Design and Analysis of Resiliency

-Design for Reliability

-Fundamental of Reliability Engineering

-Engineering Risk Assessment

-Sustainable Energy Analysis 

-Optimization

Refereed Journal 

  1. Low-Cycle Fatigue Assessment of Metallic Materials Based on Thermodynamic Entropy Generation - Methodology and Model Development, H. Salimi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Yazdani, International Journal of Fatigue, 2020 (Submitted)
  2. Mandible reconstruction using fibula free flap by new method using CAD/CAM and 3D printing technique, F. Ghalichi, S. Kargarnezhad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Garajei, ACTA Otorhinolaryngologica Italica, 2020 (Submitted)
  3. Evaluation of failure of a titanium conventional plate in mandibular reconstruction and improve the performance with fibula free flap, F. Ghalichi, S. Kargarnezhad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Garajei, J Craniomax Res 2020; 7(2) : 70-78.
  4. Biomechanical evaluation of reconstructed extensive mandibular defects by different models using finite element method,  F. Ghalichi, S. Kargarnezhad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Garajei, Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology (Accepted)
  5. Probabilistic Life Assessment of Gas Turbine Blade Alloys under Creep, B. Soltanmohammadlou, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, M. Yazdani, International Journal of Reliability, Risk and Safety: Theory and Application, 2020 (Submitted).
  6. Mandibular reconstruction system reliability analysis using probabilistic finite element method, S. Kargarnezhad, F. Ghalichi, S. Kargarnezhad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 2020 (Submitted).
  7. Development of an Efficient Approach for Reliability Analysis Using the Comparative Study of Several Static and Dynamic Methods; Case Study of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, A. Khayati, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, S. Shiri, International Journal of Reliability, Risk and Safety: Theory and Application 10.30699/IJRSS.2020.231766.1036 (Accepted)
  8. A methodology for truck allocation problem considering dynamic circumstances in open pit mines, A. Moniri-Morad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, H. Agha-Babaei, J. Sattarvand, Mining-Geology-Petroleum Engineering Bulletin, 2019 (Accepted)
  9. Physics of Failure Based Reliability Assessment for Systems Exposed to Sliding Wear under Uncertainty, M. Pourmostafaei, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, M. Yazdani, H. Salimi, ASME-ASCE Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems: Part B: Mechanical Systems, June 2020; 6(2): 021010.
  10.   Predictions of Temperature Evolution and Thermodynamic Entropy during Fatigue Failure for Metal Specimens, H. Salimi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Yazdani, International Journal of Fatigue, 127(2019) 403-416.
  11.  Simulation of Hazards Associated With Fuel Storage Tanks In Petroleum, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Pourghafari, R. Alizadeh, M. Raheli Kaleibar, M. Soleimani, ASME-ASCE Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems: Part B: Mechanical Systems, doi: 10.1115/1.4042368, 2019; 5(2):021003-021003-12.
  12.  Reliability-based covariate analysis for complex systems in heterogeneous environment; Case Study of Mining Equipment, A. Moniri-Morad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, H. Agha-Babaei, J. Sattarvand, Proceedings of iMeche, Part O, Journal of Risk and Reliability, 2019, Vol. 233(4) 593–604.
  13.  Capacity-based Performance Measurements for Equipment Fleet in Open Pit Mines, A. Moniri-Morad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, H. Agha-Babaei, J. Sattarvand, Springer Journal of Central South University, (2019) 26: 1672−1686.
  14.  Hybrid Probabilistic Physics of Failure Evaluation of Reliability in RF-MEMS Switches, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Mobasher Moghaddam, M. Soleimani and R. Aaghazadeh-chakherlou, International Journal of Reliability, Risk and Safety: Theory and Application, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2018
  15.  Editorial Note; Special Section on Nuclear Multiscale Systems Analysis for Safety and Security, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, L. Cizeli, ASME-ASCE Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems: Part B: Mechanical Systems, 2017, 4(3):030301-030301-1.
  16.  Risk-Based Optimization of Sensor Placement in System Health Monitoring Process, F. Salehpour, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of iMeche, Part O, Journal of Risk and Reliability, vol. 232, 1: pp. 65-81, 2017.
  17.  Reliability Evaluation for Biomedical Systems: Case Study of a Biological Cell Freezing, A.  Amirpourabasi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad H. Niroomand-Oscuii, Current Trends in Biomedical Engineering & Bioscience 6(3): CTBEB.MS.ID.555688 (2017).
  18.  Preface: Special Issue of IREC2016 Conference Selected M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Ahmadi, and International Journal of. System Assurance Engineering and Management, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 529–531 (2017).
  19.  Stochastic Fatigue Crack Growth Analysis for Space System Reliability, H. Salimi, S. Kiad, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, ASME-ASCE Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems: Part B: Mechanical Systems, 4(2):021004-021004-7, 2017.
  20. Design for Reliability of Automotive's Complex Sub-systems; Case Study of Dry Friction Clutch System, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Hejazi, M. Soleimani, A. Ahmadi, D. Jalalivahid, International Journal of. System Assurance Engineering and Management, (2017) Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 572–583.
  21.  Stochastic lifetime estimation of pressurized gas pipeline; Case study of the urban gas pipeline, B. Modiri, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Yazdani, H. Salimi, F. Salehpour-Oskouei, and A. Ahmadi, International journal of COMADEM, Vol 20 No 2 (April 2017) 31-37.
  22. Reliability Enhancement of Centrifugal Pumps by Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm Optimization, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, P. Makarachi, M. Soleimani and A. Ahmadi, International journal of COMADEM, Vol 20 No 2 (April 2017) 23-30.
  23. Sensitivity Analysis for Corsor Models Simulating Fission Product Release in LOFT-LP-FP-2 Severe Accident Experiment, S.M. Hoseyni, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Journal of KERNTECHNIK, 82(2017)1.
  24. Estimating the Change Points of Bathtub-Shaped Hazard Functions, R. Aghazadeh, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, K. Sepanloo, International Journal of. System Assurance Engineering and Management, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 553–559 (2017).
  25. Risk Assessment of Sensor Failures in a Condition Monitoring Process; Degradation-Based Failure Probability Determination, F. Salehpour, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 584–593 (2017).
  26.  Brain Tumor Growth Simulation: Model Validation through Uncertainty Quantification, N. Meghdadi, H. Niroomand-Oscuii1, M. Soltani, F. Ghalichi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, International Journal of System Assurance Engineering and Management, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 655–662 (2017).
  27.  Assessment of the Pitting Corrosion Degradation Lifetime; Case Study of Boiler Tubes, L. Naseh, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME-ASCE Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems: Part B: Mechanical Systems, 2017; 3(4):041002-041002-7.
  28.  Model uncertainty in severe accident calculations: a structural methodology with application on LOFT LP-FP-2 experiment, Nuclear Technology, Volume 193, pp. 341-363, March 2016.
  29. Importance Analysis for Uncertain Parameters in Complex Codes; A Practical Approach in Thermal-hydraulics Applications, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, S.M. Hoseyni, M. Hoseyni, K. Sepanloo, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 305 (2016) 400–410.
  30. Fault Diagnosis Improvement Using Dynamic Fault Model in Optimal Sensor Placement; A Case Study of Steam Turbine, F. Salehpour, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Journal of Quality and Reliability Engineering International, (wileyonlinelibrary.com) DOI: 10.1002/qre.2031, 2016.
  31. Preface-Special Issue of PSAM12 Conference Selected papers (Editorial Letter), C. Smith, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Journal of Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 145(2016)243-244.
  32. Stochastic Fatigue Crack Growth Analysis of Metallic Structures under Multiple Thermal -Mechanical Stress Levels, M. Yazdanipour, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Journal of Material and Design, 95 (2016)599–611.
  33. A Fatigue Damage Accumulation Model Based on Stiffness Degradation of Composite Materials, S. Shiri, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Yazdani, Journal of Material and Design, 88(2015)1290-1295.
  34. A Bayesian Ensemble of Sensitivity Measures for Severe Accident Modeling, S.M. Hoseyni, F. Di Maio, M. Vagnoli, E. Zio, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 295 (2015)182–191.
  35.  Prediction of Remaining Fatigue Cycles in Composite Materials under Uncertainty, S. Shiri, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Yazdani, ASME-ASCE Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems: Part B: Mechanical Systems, doi:10.1115/1.4031037 2015;2(1):011001-011001-6..
  36.  Fatigue Life Prediction Based on Probabilistic Fracture Mechanics; Case Study of Automotive Parts, M. Yazdanipour, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, N. Choupani, M. Yazdani, ASME-ASCE Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems: Part B: Mechanical Systems, doi:10.1115/1.4030946, 2015; 2(1):011002-011002-6..
  37. Reliability based Design and Analysis of a Twin-Shaft Turbofan Engine, M. Mohammadpour, J. Pirkandi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Jahromi, Aerospace Mechanics Journal, Volume 3, No. 3, 2014, pp 21-33 (In Farsi).
  38. Design for Reliability of Complex System; Case Study of a Horizontal Drilling Equipment with Limited Failure Data, M. Soleimani, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Rostami, A. Ghanbari, Journal of Quality and Reliability Engineering, Volume 2014/524742.
  39. Effect of strength dispersion on fatigue life prediction of composites under two-stage loading, S. Shiri, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Yazdani, Journal of Material and Design, Volume 65, pp 1189–1195 2015.
  40. Assessment of human error importance in PWR PSA, K. Karimi, F. Yousefpour, A, Abbaspour, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Romanian Journal of Physics., Vol. 59, Nos. 7–8, P. 873–883, 2014.
  41. Application of Reliability-Centered Maintenance for Productivity Improvement of Open Pit Mining Equipment; Case Study of Sungun Copper Mine, A. Moniri-Morad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, J. Sattarvand Journal of Central South University; Science & Technology of Mining and Metallurgy, (2014) 21: 2372−2382.
  42. Severe Accident Importance Uncertainty Analysis: Qualitative and Quantitative Method, S.M. Hoseini, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 125 (2014) 22–35.
  43. Methodology for the use of experimental data to enhance model output uncertainty assessment in thermal hydraulics codes. M. Pourgol-Mohamad, A. Mosleh, M. Modarres, Reliability Engineering and System Safety 95 (2010)77-86
  44. Thermal–hydraulics system codes uncertainty assessment: A review of the methodologies. M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Annals of Nuclear Energy 36 (2009)1774-1786.
  45. mojtabaAnalysis of Efficiency and Effectiveness of Technical-Engineering Groups in Iranian Universities of Technology, R. Mahdi, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, Journal of Applied Science, 2010, 11(3): 473-483.
  46. Integrated TH Uncertainty Analysis Application to LOFT LBLOCA, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, A. Mosleh, M. Modarres, Nuclear Technology, Volume 165 · Number 3 · March 2009 · Pages 333-359.
  47.  Structured Treatment of Model Uncertainty in Complex Thermal-Hydraulics Codes, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, A. Mosleh, M. Modarres, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 241(2011)285–295.
  48. Comments on "Effect of Uncertainties in Best-Estimate Thermal Hydraulic Analysis on Core Damage Frequency for PSA" Yun-Je Choa, Tae-Jin Kima, Ho-Gon Limb, Goon-Cherl Parka, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2011.

 

Conferences Proceedings (Peer-Reviewed)

  1.  Evaluation of Titanium Conventional Miniplate and 3-D Miniplate in Fixation of Mandibular Fracture: Experimental and Finite Element Analysis, F. Ghalichi, S. Kargarnezhad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Garajei, 2020 27th national and 5th International Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME) (Submitted).
  2.  Design and Fabrication of Mandibular Customized Implants by CAD/CAM Method and 3-D Printing, S. Kargarnezhad, F. Ghalichi, , M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Garajei, 2020 27th national and 5th International Iranian Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME) (Submitted).
  3.  Pre-Feasibility Study and Unit Sizing of Hybrid Renewable Energy System for a Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) Station in Tabriz, Iran, R. Amini, M. Pourgol Mohamad, ASME IMECE2020 Conference, Virtual Conference, 2020.
  4.  A Comparison of Probabilistic-Monte Carlo and Fuzzy-Monte Carlo Simulation Approaches for Dynamic   Fault Tree: Case of Renewable Power Systems, J. Asghari, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME IMECE2020 Conference, Virtual Conference, 2020.
  5.  Developing an Efficient Approach for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Reliability Analysis, A. Khayati, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME IMECE2020 Conference, Virtual Conference, 2020.
  6. Six-sigma technique utilization challenges in services with human-based data, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME Congress 2019 Conference, Salt Lake City, 2019.
  7. Introducing a New Approach: Probabilistic Energy Management (PEM), A. Moharrami, M.E. Sarbandi Farahani, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, IRSEC2018 Conference, Shiraz-Iran, May 2018.
  8. A Review of Thermodynamic Entropy-Based Damage Determination, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, H. Salimi, A. Moharrami, IRSEC2018 Conference, Shiraz-Iran, May 2018.
  9. Reliability-based regression model for complex systems considering environmental uncertainties, A. Moniri-Morad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad , H. Aghababaeia, Javad Sattarvand, PSAM14 Conference, Los Angeles, CA, Sep. 2018.
  10.  A Comprehensive Sensor Placement Determination in Condition Monitoring Process Using Combined Fault Detection, Fault Diagnosis and Risk Indexes, F. Salehpour, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, PSAM14 Conference, Los Angeles, CA, Sep. 2018.
  11.  Thermodynamic entropy generation model for metal fatigue failure, H. Salimi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Yazdani, PSAM14 Conference, Los Angeles, CA, Sep. 2018.
  12.  Reliability and Life Estimation of Systems under Wear Failure Mechanism, M. Pourtmostafaei, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Yazdani, ASME Congress 2018 Conference, Pittsburg, PA 2018.
  13.  Uncertainty Quantification of Edwards High-Pressure Pipe Behavior Using Complex System Thermal-Hydraulics Codes, M. Raheli Kaleibar, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, R. Khoshbakhti Saray, S.M Hoseyni, ASME Congress 2018 Conference, Pittsburg, PA 2018.
  14.  Life Assessment of Gas Turbine Blades Under Creep Failure Mechanism Considering Humidity, B. Soltanmohammadlou, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Yazdani, ASME Congress 2018 Conference, Pittsburg, PA 2018.
  15.  Life assessment based on numerical thermodynamic entropy estimation; case study of metal fatigue, M. Yousefi-Faal, H. Salimi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME Congress 2017 Conference, Tampa, FL 2017.
  16.  Hybrid Probabilistic Physics of Failure Evaluation of Reliability in Mems Devices, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Mobasher, M. Soleimani, ASME Congress 2017 Conference, Tampa, FL 2017.
  17.  Deterministic Hazard Assessment for Petroleum Refinery Products Storage Tanks; Case Study of Tabriz Refinery, M. Pourghafari, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, R. Alizadeh, M. Raheli-Kaleibar, M. Soleimani, ASME Congress 2017 Conference, Tampa, FL 2017.
  18. Risk Assessment of Energy Systems Exposed to Climate Change Induced Stresses; A Systematic Framework, M. Modarres, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME Congress 2017 Conference, Tampa, FL 2017.
  19.  Dynamics Reliability Evaluation of Space Systems: Case Study of Satellite Attitude Control, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Farhadi, F. Salehpour-Oskuei, ASME Congress 2016 Conference, Phoenix, AZ 2016.
  20.   Probabilistic Reliability Evaluation of Space System Considering Physics of Failure: Case Study of Fatigue Analysis, S. Kiad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, H. Salimi, ASME Congress 2016 Conference, Phoenix, AZ 2016.
  21.  Deterministic Hazard Evaluation for Natural Gas Pipes Failure, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Mehrzad, M. Soleimani, ASME Congress 2016 Conference, Phoenix, AZ 2016.
  22.  A Systematic Approach for Severe Accident Uncertainty Analysis, M. Hoseyni, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of ASME ICONE24 Conference, Charlotte, NC, 2016.
  23.  Overview of Code Structures, Challenges & Available Methodologies for Treatment of Model Uncertainty in Severe Accident Calculations, M. Hoseyni, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of ASME ICONE24 Conference, Charlotte, NC, 2016.
  24.  Change Point Estimation in The Bath-Tub Curve Hazard Function, R. Aghazadeh, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of International Reliability Engineering Conference (IREC2016), Tabriz, Iran, 2016.
  25.  Sensor Placement Optimization in Support of Condition Monitoring Process Based on The Risk Metrics, F. Salehpour, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of International Reliability Engineering Conference (IREC2016), Tabriz, Iran, 2016.
  26.  Probabilistic Risk Assessment for Mining Haulage Operation Equipments in Open Mines; Case of Sungun Copper Mine, A. Moniri-Morad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of International Reliability Engineering Conference (IREC2016), Tabriz, Iran, 2016.
  27. Brain Tumor Growth Simulation: Model Validation through Uncertainty Quantification, N. Meghdadi, H. Niroomand, F. Ghalichi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of International Reliability Engineering Conference (IREC2016), Tabriz, Iran, 2016.
  28.  Degradation Evaluation on Sensor Network Optimization in Fault Diagnosis Process, F. Salehpour, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME Congress 2015 Conference, Houston, TX 2015.
  29.  Assessment of the Pitting Corrosion Degradation Lifetime; Case Study of Boiler Tubes, L. Naseh, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME Congress 2015 Conference, Houston, TX 2015.
  30.  Improving Dynamic Fault Tree Method for Complex System Reliability Analysis: Case Study of a Wind Turbine, J. Asghari, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, F. Salehpour, ASME Congress 2015 Conference, Houston, TX 2015.
  31.  Optimal sensor placement for efficient fault diagnosis in condition monitoring process; a case study on steam turbine monitoring, F. Salehpour, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of ICRESH-RAMS Conference, Lula, Sweden, 2015.
  32. Optimizing Maintenance Crediting Maintenance Rule: A Case Study on Safety Injection System, K. Karimi, F. Yousefpour, A. Abbaspour Tehranifard, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, G. Jahanfarniaa, Proceedings of Nuclear 2014 Conference, Romania 2014.
  33. Reliability Evaluation for Biomechanics Transient Stresses: Case Study of Biological Cell Vitality in Freezing Process, A. Amirpour-Abasi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, H. Niroomand, ASME Congress 2014 Conference, Montreal, Canada 2014.
  34. Adaptive Fuzzy Computed Torque Controller for Under Actuated Bipedal Robot, H. Ansari, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Ghanbari, ASME Congress 2014 Conference, Montreal, Canada 2014.
  35. A Review On Experimental and Numerical Investigations On Using Nanofluid in Volumetric Solar Energy Collectors (Direct Solar Receivers), S. Mirmasoumi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME Congress 2014 Conference, Montreal, Canada 2014.
  36. Piping Anti–Corrosion Coating Life Assessment, B. Modiri, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME Congress 2014 Conference, Montreal, Canada 2014.
  37. Probabilistic Assessment of Fatigue Life in Fiber Reinforced Composites, S. Shiri, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME Congress 2014 Conference, Montreal, Canada 2014.
  38. Centrifugal Pump Mechanical Seal and Bearing Reliability Optimization, M. Makarachi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of PSAM12 Conference, Honolulu, Hi 2014.
  39. Modified-LOPA; a Pre-processing Approach for Nuclear Power Plants, S.M. Gheyasi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of PSAM12 Conference, Honolulu, Hi 2014.
  40. Probabilistic Assessment of Composite Plate Failure Behavior under Specific Mechanical Stresses, S. Oftadeh, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Yazdani, Proceedings of PSAM12 Conference, Honolulu, Hi 2014.
  41. Design for Reliability of Complex System with Limited Failure Data; Case Study of a Horizontal Drilling Equipment, M. Soleimani, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of PSAM12 Conference, Honolulu, Hi 2014.
  42. Importance Analysis for Uncertain Thermal-hydraulics Parameters, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, S.M. Hoseyni, Proceedings of PSAM12 Conference, Honolulu, Hi 2014.
  43. Modified-Layer of Protection Analysis; Application on Gas Condensate Stabilization Facility, S.M. Gheyasi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, R. Zarghami, R. Alizadeh, 5th National HSE Symposium, Tehran-Iran, 2014.
  44. Modified Layer Of Protection Analysis For Nuclear Safety Assessment, S.M. Gheyasi, Proceedings of ASME  ICONE22 Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 2014.
  45. Dynamic Availability Modeling of a Typical Emergency Diesel Generator using Dynamic Reliability Block Diagram, S. Rastayesh, M. Pourgol-Mohammad3rd International Conference on Reliability Engineering (IREC2014), February 2014, Tehran-Iran.
  46. Model Uncertainty Assessment; Review of Available Approaches, S.S. Hoseyni, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference, K. Sepanloo, Proceedings of 3rd International Reliability Engineering Conference (IREC2014), February 2014, Tehran-Iran. (1st Place Best Paper Award)
  47. Reliability Centered Equipment Management for Sungun Copper Mine Hauling Dump Trucks, A. Moniri Morad, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, J. Sattarvand, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Reliability Engineering (IREC2014), February 2014, Tehran-Iran.
  48. Determination of Success Criteria in Transient Thermal Stresses: A Biomechanical Case Study of Cell Cryopreservation, A. Amirpourabasi, H. Niroomand, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Reliability Engineering (IREC2014), February 2014, Tehran-Iran.
  49. Risk Assessment for the Lubrication Filter of Turbo-Jet by Modified FMEA, M. Mohammadpour, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, J. Pirkandi, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Reliability Engineering (IREC2014), February 2014, Tehran-Iran.
  50. Early Design Phase Reliability Evaluation for Drilling Equipment, M. Soleimani, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Rostami, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Reliability Engineering (IREC2014), February 2014, Tehran-Iran.
  51. Probabilistic Fatigue Crack Growth Analysis for Life Prediction Of Automotive Components, M. Yazdanipour, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, N. Choupani, M. Yazdani, ASME IMECE2013, San Diego, CA, 2013.
  52. Uncertainty Analysis Plus Importance in Severe Accident Calculations; Quantitative Evaluation Of Important Parameters, S.M. Hosseini, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME IMECE2013, San Diego, CA, 2013.
  53. Reliability Centered-Maintenance for Off-Highway Truck: Case Study of Sungun Copper Mine Operation Equipment, A. Moniri, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, J. Sattarivand, ASME IMECE2013, San Diego, CA, 2013.
  54. Layout Optimization of a Multiple Pinned Joint Under Bending In A Limited Contact Area, M. Hejazi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME IMECE2013, San Diego, CA 2, 2013.
  55. Uncertainty Propagation in Complex Codes Calculations, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, doi: 10.1115/ICONE21-16570, ASME ICONE21, Chengdu, China 2013.
  56. An Uncertainty Importance Measure for Thermal-Hydarlucs Calculations, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, S.M. Hosseini, Proceedings of ESREl 2013, Amsterdam, Holland, pp 3345-3351.
  57. Failure vs. Deficiency in Mechanical Systems; Clarification and Characteristics of a Confusion, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, F. Salehpour, Proceedings of ESREl 2013, Amsterdam, Holland, pp 1697-1706.
  58. Optimization of Failure Rate of Centrifugal Pumps Using Genetic Algorithm, P. Makarachi, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, ASME IMECE 2012, Houston, TX.
  59. An Integrated Approach for Characterization of Uncertainty in Complex Best Estimate Safety Assessment, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, M. Modarres, A. Mosleh, OECD/CSNI Workshop on Best Estimate Methods and Uncertainty Evaluation, Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
  60. Pre-feasibility Study and Unit Sizing of a Hybrid System with Renewable Energy Resources for a GSM Tele-Communication Station in City of Tabriz, R. Amini, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Ghanbari, 2013 IV International Conference on Power Engineering, Energy and Electrical Drives (POWERENG).
  61. Phenomena Identification and Ranking for Severe Accident Uncertainty Assessment; a Systematic, Two-Dimensional Approach, S.M. Hosseini, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of PSAM11/ESREL2012, Helsinki-Finland 2012.
  62. A structural methodology on severe accident uncertainty assessment; integration of input, model and output, S.M. Hosseini, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of PSAM11/ESREL2012, Helsinki-Finland 2012.
  63. Reliability Test Qualification requirements for Mechanical Systems; Setting the Standards, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of PSAM11/ESREL2012, Helsinki-Finland 2012.
  64. Fire Sprinkler Reliability, K. Bhimavarapu, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, NFPA Conference 2011, Boston MA.
  65. Hybrid Fault Tree Markov Chain Methodology with Application, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, K. Sepanloo, PSA2011 Conference, 2011, Wilmington, NC, USA.
  66. Uncertainty Assessment Methodology for Probabilistic Risk Assessment (PRA); Data, Methods, Models, and Inputs, S.M. Hosseini, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, PSA2011 Conference, 2011, Wilmington, NC, USA.
  67. Integrated Methodology Thermal Hydraulics Uncertainty Analysis; Code Structure Uncertainty Analysis Approaches and Challenges, Mohammad Pourgol-Mohammad, 2010 ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, Montreal, Canada
  68. Experimental Study on Convective Heat Transfer Coefficient around a Vertical Hexagonal Rod Bundle, H. Makhmalbaf, J. Jafari, H. Khalafi and M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Proceedings of International Heat Transfer Conference (IHTC-14), August, 2010, Washington D.C., USA.
  69. Development of a Qualified Nodalization for Modeling of PSB Integral Test Facility by RELAP5 System Code at Steady State Conditions, Shahedi, J.Jafari , M. Boroushaki , M. Pourgol-Mohammad and F. D’Auria, Proceedings of International Heat Transfer Conference (IHTC-14), August, 2010, Washington D.C., USA.
  70. Integrated Methodology for Uncertainty Analysis of Thermal-Hydraulics System Codes, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, 2010 Transactions of ANS, Volume 103.
  71. Qualification for Supplied Electrical Motors: A Comparative Analysis of the Reliability of Electrical Motors from Different Suppliers, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, PSAM10 Conference, 2010, Seattle, USA
  72. Structured Treatment of Model Uncertainty in Complex Thermal-Hydraulics Codes Applications, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, A. Mosleh, M. Modarres, PSAM10 Conference, 2010, Seattle, USA
  73. Structured Treatment of Model Uncertainty, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, A. Mosleh, M. Modarres, Proceedings of Model Uncertainty Workshop, Annapolis, MD 2009/NUREG-xxxx Report
  74. A Hybrid Qualitative/Quantitative Uncertainty Importance Assessment Approach: Applications to Thermal-Hydraulics System Codes Calculations, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, K. Sepanloo, ICONE17 Conference, July 2009, Brussels, Belgium, pp. 575-581
  75. Uncertainty Analysis Methodologies Survey; Comparison of Existing Methodologies with IMTHUA, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, K. Sepanloo, ASME ICONE17 Conference, July 2009, Brussels, Belgium, pp. 405-413.
  76. Application of Integrated Methodology for Thermal Hydraulics Uncertainty Analysis (IMTHUA) on LOFT Test Facility Large Break Loss of Coolant Accident, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, A. Mosleh, M. Modarres, Proceedings of PSAM9 Conference, May 2008, Hong Kong, China.
  77. Code Structure Assessment for Thermal-Hydraulics System Code; Methods and Challenges, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, A. Mosleh, M. Modarres, Proceedings of PSAM9 Conference, May 2008, Hong Kong, China.
  78. IMTHUA Code Structure Assessment for Thermal-Hydraulics System Code, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, A. Mosleh, M. Modarres, Proceedings of ASME ICONE16 Conference, May 2008, Orlando, FL, pp. 57-66.
  79. Treatment of Uncertainties; Output Updating in Complex thermal-hydraulics (TH) Computational Codes, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, A. Mosleh, M. Modarres, Proceedings of ICONE14-89065 Conference, July 2006, Miami, FL (Two Awards for 1st Best Research Paper)
  80. Modified Phenomena Identification and Ranking Table (PIRT) for Uncertainty Analysis; M. Pourgol-Mohamad, A. Mosleh, M. Modarres, Proceedings of ASME ICONE14--89642 Conference, July 2006, Miami, FL, pp. 33-38 (Award for ICONE14 Best Student Paper Competition).
  81. A General Thermal Hydraulics Uncertainty Analysis Methodology, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, A. Mosleh, M. Modarres, Proceedings of PSAM8 Conference, May 2006, New Orleans, LA
  82. Pressurizer Transients Dynamic Model, R. Zarghami, K. Sepanloo, N. Ahmari, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, Proceedings of ASME ICONE11, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan, 2003

 

Conference and Seminar, Workshops and invited Presentations

  1.  Exploring Approaches for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Reliability Analysis, ASME Congress 2019 Conference, Salt Lake City, 2019.
  2. Reliability and Life Certification for Critical Parts; Comprehensive Qualification Plan in Design for Reliability Processes And Standards; Case Study Of HVACR Systems, BOSCON2019 Conference, Salem, MA, April 1, 2019, Invited.
  3. Probabilistic Physics of Failure Analysis for Reliability and Life Estimation-Case of Fatigue, Corrosion, Creep, Entropy, BOSCON2018 Conference, Cambridge, MA, March 20, 2018, Invited.
  4. Trends and Prospective in Risk and Reliability Engineering, BOSCON2018 Conference, Salem, MA, April 1, 2017, Invited.
  5. Trends and Prospective in Risk and Reliability Engineering, BOSCON2017 Conference, Salem, MA, April 3-4, 2017, Invited.
  6. Bayesian Statistics for Uncertainty Quantification in Reliability/Risk Analysis, CALCE Center, University of Maryland, College Park, August 2016.
  7.  Lifetime Estimation of MEMS Devices; Case Study of RF MEMS Capacitive Switches, ASME Congress 2015 Conference, Houston, TX 2015.
  8.  Reliability and Availability Optimization under Uncertainty; Case Study of Wind Turbine, ASME Congress 2015 Conference, Houston, TX 2015
  9.  Uncertainty Quantification in Complex Codes Calculations, 14th Conference of Fuzzy Mathematics, Sahand University of Technology, 2014, Workshop.
  10.  Uncertainty Analysis in Complex Code Structures; Thermal-Hydraulics Perspectives, ASME ICONE22 Conference, Prague, Czech, 2014.
  11.  Improvement of energy and exergy efficiency of refrigerator-freezer, ASME Congress 2014, Montreal, Canada, 2014.
  12.  Uncertainty evaluation of renewable system performance models calculations, ASME Congress 2014, Montreal, Canada, 2014 (Poster Presentation).
  13.  Reliability Analysis for Early Design Stage of Electronics and Control System; Case Study of Horizontal Drilling Equipment, ASME Congress 2013, San Diego, 2013.
  14.  Reliability based design of an automotive dry friction clutch, ASME Congress 2013, San Diego, 2013.
  15.  Ageing Effect on Availability of a Typical Emergency Diesel Generator using Dynamic Reliability Block Diagram, ASME Congress 2013, San Diego, 2013.
  16.  Centrifugal Pump Mechanical Seal Reliability Optimization by Reliability Allocation, ASME Congress 2013, San Diego, 2013.
  17.  Tools and Trends in Engineering Risk Assessment of Complex Systems, 5th National HSE Symposium, March 3-5, 2014, Tehran-Iran (Key-Note Speaker)
  18. Trends in Micro-Electronics Reliability Analysis and Verification, 2nd Asian Symposium on Electromagnetic and Photonics Engineering (ASEPE), 2013, Tabriz-Iran (Invited)
  19. Reliability Testing, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Workshop for 2nd Conference on Reliability Engineering, Tehran-Iran, 2011.
  20. Risk-based Design and Design for Reliability; M. Pourgol-Mohammad, Workshop for 2nd Conference on Reliability Engineering, Tehran-Iran, 2011.
  21. Foam Water System Reliability Analysis; Availability Estimation and Design for Life Test Qualification Requirement, S. Xu, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, NFPA 2011.
  22. Structured Treatment of Model Uncertainty, Nuclear Engineering Program, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, 2009. (Invited)
  23. Complex Systems’ Design for Reliability, Communication Research Centre, Tehran-Iran, 2009. (Invited)
  24. Probabilistic Risk Analysis; The Next Generation, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, FM Global Center of Research, Norwood, MA, USA, 2009. (Invited)
  25. Uncertainty in Complex Computational Codes (Case of NPP Thermal Hydraulic Codes), Workshop on Model Uncertainty, Annapolis MD, USA, 2009. (Invited)
  26. Engineering Risk/Reliability Analysis Methods, Tools, and Domains of Application, Schlumberger SPC Technology Center, Sugarland, TX, 2009. (Invited)
  27. Thermal-Hydraulics System Codes Uncertainty Analysis; Methodologies, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, Invited Presentation, Reactors and Accelerators Research Center, AEOI, Tehran-Iran, September 2008.
  28. Structured Treatment of Uncertainty in Complex Thermal-Hydraulics Codes, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, Invited Presentation, Environmental and Occupational Safety Program, Woodruff School Nuclear & Radiological Engineering/Medical Physics Programs, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 2008. (Invited)
  29. Bayesian Updating; Applications to Uncertain Data Treatment, and Large Warranty Data Analysis, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, Invited Presentation, Center for Research, Xerox Inc., Rochester, NY 2007. (Invited)
  30. Integrated Methodology for Uncertainty Analysis of TH System Codes; Foundation and Application, USNRC Center for Research, 2007.
  31. Automation of Thermal-Hydraulics System Codes Uncertainty Analysis Methodology on RELAP5 System Code, Relap5 Developer Group, ISS, Idaho Falls, ID, 2005. (Invited)
  32. Assessment of Model Uncertainties in Complex Thermal Hydraulics Codes, M. Pourgol-Mohammad, A. Mosleh, M. Modarres, Society of Risk Analysis (SRA) Annual Meeting, Baltimore MD, 2003.
  33. Operation of Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant: Safe or Hazardous? M. Pourgol-Mohamad, International Symposium on International Affairs, Moscow-Russia, 2000. (Invited)
  34. Reliability Evaluation of CTBT Treaty Monitoring System; Issues, and Modeling Suggestion, M. Pourgol-Mohamad, International Symposium on International Affairs, Shanghai-China, 1999. (Invited)