About Me

Education:

  • PhD (Geo-Engineering), University of California at Berkeley, USA, 2012.
  • M. Sc. (Rock Mechanics), University of Tehran, IRAN, 2004.
  • B. Sc. (Mining Engineering), Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnique), IRAN, 2001.

Expertise and Areas of Interest:

Computational Geomechanics; Software Development; Constitutive Model Development; Rock mechanics and rock engineering; Earthquake engineering; Fluid flow in the jointed rock masses; Numerical modeling of jointed rock masses using Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA) and Discrete Element Method (DEM); Development, Experimental and analytical study of seismically induced earth pressure on shallow tunnels; Tunnel Engineering, Urban Tunneling, Ground support in underground mining and tunnels, Dynamic mesh generation (2D and 3D) and adaptive finite element methods; 3D Visualization.

Professional Registration:

STATE OF CALIFORNIA - BOARD FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS, LAND SURVEYORS AND GEOLOGISTS Licensed Professional Engineering

Technical Reviewer:

  • International Journal of Geomechanics (ASCE).
  • Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE).
  • International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics.
  • Computers and Geotechnics (COGE)
  • Geomechanics and Geoengineering (GG)
  • Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (SOILDYN)
  • Tectonophysics (TECT)
  • Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering (ASCE)