Saied Taheri

Mechanical Engineering Department, Virginia Tech
Center for Tire Research
Virginia Tech MC-0238
Blacksburg, VA
USA 24060

Biographical Sketch:
Saied Taheri received his PhD from Clemson University in 1990 and has conducted research in tire-vehicle dynamics and chassis system control development in the automotive industry for over 20 years. He is the director of the Center for Tire Research and the Intelligent Transportation Laboratory at Virginia Tech. He has over 90 published journal and conference papers in tire and vehicle area, and has graduated over 50 graduate students.

8 Contact Patch Characterization through Finite Element Modeling and Experimental Testing 10 PAPER CANCELLED: Evaluation of Tire Performance on Wet Surfaces Using Abaqus and Carsim 12 Pressure Dependent Rubber Friction Model 81 Multiscale Progressive Failure Analysis of Cord-Rubber Composites 109 Theoretical Modeling of Tire Wear