Mohammad Mehdi Ahmadi

Professor, Geotechnical Engineering
Civil Engineering Department
Sharif University of Technology
Tehran, Iran

 Civil Engineering Department,
 Sharif University of Technology,
 P. O. Box 11155-9313,  Tehran, Iran.

 +98 (21) 66164220

+98 (21) 66014828

 mmahmadi@sharif.edu
 http://civil.sharif.ir/Ahmadi

 402 - Civil Engineering Department

 

 
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PHD

2000

Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Title of Ph.D. thesis:

Analysis of Cone Tip Resistance in Sand

 

MSC

1988

Structural Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Title of M.Sc thesis:

Criteria of Codes for Earthquake Resistance Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

 

BSC

1978

Structural Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran 

   

AWARDS 

 

 
 

NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship

2001-2003

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research of Canada

 

University Graduate Fellowship

1996 and 1998

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

 

Teaching 

 

 
    COURSES TAUGHT

Graduate courses

Advanced Foundation Engineering
Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering
Site Investigation and Field Monitoring in Geotechnical Engineering

Undergraduate courses

Computer Applications in Civil Engineering
Soil Mechanics and Lab
Foundation Engineering I & II
Mechanics of Materials and Lab
Statics
Theory of Structures I & II
Design of Concrete Structures I & II
Concrete Technology and Materials of Construction

 

 
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Research Interests

 

 

In-situ testing of soils
Static and dynamic soil-structure interaction
Numerical modeling
Case histories
Geotechnical earthquake engineering
Geohazard
Unsaturated soil mechanics

 
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Books

 

 

1.      Ahmadi, M.M., “Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Handbook”, By: Robert W. Day, Translated to Farsi by Ahmadi, M.M., published by Sharif University Publication Institute, April 2014.

2.      Farhadi, A., Ahmadi, M.M., Farhang, A., and Taghavi, A. “Manual for the Preparation of Geotechnical Reports” Centre for Geotechnical Studies, Tehran Municipality, May 2013.

3.      Ahmadi M.M., Hossein Nazer M., and Rezaie Panah N. (1991) “Let’s Reduce Earthquake Hazards”, Public Awareness Department, International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES), (in Farsi).

 

Journal papers

 

 

1.      Akbari Paidar, N., and Ahmadi, M.M. (2016) “Effect of fines type and content of sand on correlation between shear wave velocity and liquefaction resistance, Geotechnical and Geological Engineering Journal, (published online first), DOI: 10.1007/s10706-016-9995-8.

2.      Hajjar, M., Nemati Hayati, A., Ahmadi, M.M., Sadrnejad, S.A. (2015), “Longitudinal settlement profile in shallow tunnels in drained conditions”, ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics, Vol. 15, No. 6, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000447

3.      Ahmadi, M.M., and Mofarraj Kouchaki, B. (2015) “New and simple equations for ultimate bearing capacity of strip footings on two-layered clays: A numerical study”, Accepted for publication as a technical note in ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000615.

4.      Ahmadi M.M. and Keshmiri E. (2015) “Numerical modeling of pressuremeter in sandy soils and evaluation of different methods for interpretation of cavity expansion”, Accepted for publication in Sharif Civil Engineering Journal (in Farsi).

5.      Ahmadi, M.M., and Mofarraj Kouchaki, B. (2015) “Bearing capacity of shallow strip foundations on two layered clay soils using finite difference method” Sharif Civil Engineering Journal, Vol. 31-2, No. 3-1 (in Farsi).

6.      Ahmadi M.M., Hasanlou rad M., and Khatami S.M.H. (2015) “Effect of pH variations of leachate on the physical and mechanical properties of kaolinite clay soil in the presence of bentonite”, Journal of Experimental Methods in Civil Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 25-33.

7.      Ahmadi M.M. and Keshmiri E. (2015) “Comparison of different codes for axial bearing capacity of piles”, Accepted for publication as a technical note in Sharif Civil Engineering Journal (in Farsi).

8.      Ahmadi, M.M., and Akbari Paidar, N. (2014) “Requirements for soil-specific correlation between shear wave velocity and liquefaction resistance of sands”, Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 57, pp. 152-163, DOI: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2013.11.001.

9.      Akbari Paidar, N., and Ahmadi, M.M. (2014) “Influence of fines content and type on the small-strain shear modulus of sand”, Scientia Iranica, 21(4), pp. 1281-1296.

10.      Ahmadi, M.M., Karambakhsh, P., and Golestani, A.A. (2014) “K0 determination in sandy soils using CPT test: A database approach”, Sharif Civil Engineering Journal, Vol. 30-2, No. 1-2, pp. 95-106. (in Farsi).

11.      Nemati Hayati, A., Ahmadi, M.M., Hajjar, M., and Kashighandi, A. (2013) “Unsupported advance length in NATM tunnels and ground surface settlement", International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 37, Issue 14, pp. 2170-2185, DOI: 10.1002/nag.2128.

12.      Khoubani, A., and Ahmadi, M.M. (2012) “Numerical study of ground vibration due to impact pile driving” Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 167, Issue 1, pp. 28-39, DOI: 10.1680/geng.11.00094.

13.      Nemati Hayati, A., Ahmadi, M.M., and Sadrnejad, S.A. (2012) “Analysis of axisymmetric problems by element-free Galerkin method”, International Journal of Modeling and Optimization, Vol. 2, No. 6, DOI: 10.7763/IJMO.2012.V2.217.

14.      Valizadeh Kivi, A., Sadaghiani, M.H., and Ahmadi, M.M. (2012) “Numerical modeling of ground settlement control of large span underground metro station in Tehran Metro using Central Beam Column (CBC) structure” Journal of Tunelling and Underground Space Technology, Vol. 28, pp 1-9

15.   Nemati Hayati, A., Ahmadi, M.M., and Mohammadi, S.(2012) “How particle shape affects the flow through granular materials" Physical Review E, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.85.036310.

16.      Nemati Hayati, A., Ahmadi, M.M., and Mohammadi, S. (2012) “Analytical solution for isothermal flow in a shock tube containing rigid granular material”, Transport in Porous Media, Vol. 93, No. 1, pp 13-27.

17.      Eslami, M.M., Aminikhah, A., Ahmadi, M.M. (2011) “A comparative study on pile group and piled raft foundations (PRF) behavior under seismic loading”, Computational Methods in Civil Engineering, University of Guilan, Vol. 2, No. 2.

18.      Ahmadi, M.M., Mohammadi, S., and Nemati Hayati, A., (2011) “Analytical derivation of tortuosity and permeability of monosized spheres: A volume averaging approach”, Physical Review E 83, 026312.

19.      Kangarani Farahani, M.R., Ahmadi, M.M., and Eslami, A. (2011) “A practical method for liquefaction analysis using CPT data” Sharif Civil Engineering, Journal, Vol. 26-2, No. 3, pp. 13-21. (in Farsi).

20.      Ahmadi, M.M., and Khabbazian, M. (2009) “Determination of the reliable distance for full mobilization of tip resistance of drilled shafts in layered soils: The case of sand overlying clay”, Amirkabir Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 70, (in Farsi).

21.      Ahmadi, M.M., and Ahmari S. (2009) “Finite-element modeling of laterally loaded piles in clay” Proceedings of the institution of Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Engineering 162 Issue GE3, pp 151-163.

22.  Ahmadi, M.M., and Khabbazian, M. (2009) “End bearing capacity of drilled shafts in sand: A numerical approach”, Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Vol. 27, pp 195-206.

23.  Ahmadi, M.M., and Robertson P.K. (2008) “A numerical study of chamber size and boundary effects on CPT tip resistance in NC sand”,  Scientia Iranica, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp 541-553.

24.  Ahmadi, M.M., and Robertson P.K. (2005) “Thin layer effects on the CPT qc measurement”, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 42(5), pp 1302-1317.

25.  Ahmadi, M.M., Byrne P.M., and Campanella, R.G. (2005) “Cone tip resistance in sand: Modeling, verification, and applications”, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 42(4), pp 977-993.

 

Discussions

 

 

1.      Khoubani A., and Ahmadi M.M., (2012), “Optimum geometrical properties of active isolation" co-authored by Jesmani M., Hamissis A., Kamalzare M., and Vileh R.S., Published in the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Engineering, 164(6), (2011). pp 385-400.

2.      Khoubani A., and Ahmadi M.M., (2013), “Numerical modeling of traffic-induced ground vibration”, co-authored by: Mohannad Mhanna, Marwan Sadek and Isam Shahrour Published in Computers and Geotechnics, [January 2012, Vol. 39, 116-123], Vol. 47, p. 102, DOI: 10.1016/j.compgeo.2012.06.003.

 

Selected conference papers

 

 

1.      Ahmadi, M.M., Akbari Paidar, N. (2015), “Correlation of shear wave velocity with liquefaction resistance for silty sand based on laboratory study”, 15th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, October 2015, Japan.

2.      Ahmadi M.M. and Keshmiri E. (2015), “Numerical modeling of pressuremeter and evaluation of different methods of limit pressure determination”, Second National Conference in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Ghom University, Ghom, Iran (in Farsi).

3.      Ahmadi M.M. and Keshmiri E. (2015), “Determination of geotechnical parameters for sandy soils through numerical modeling of pressuremeter”, 10th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran (in Farsi).

4.      Ahmadi, M.M., and Mahvelati Shams Abadi, S. (2014), “Numerical modeling of piles in sandy soils considering stress dependent modulus of elasticity”, Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics (14IACMAG), Japan.

5.      Ahmadi M.M. and Keshmiri E. (2014), “Numerical modeling of pressuremeter and determination of undrained shear strength of clayey soils”, First National Conference in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Shahid Rajaee University, Tehran, Iran (in Farsi).

6.      Ahmadi M.M. and Borghei S.A. (2014), “Determination of nail length and its effect on the behavior of soil nail walls”, First National Conference in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Shahid Rajaee University, Tehran, Iran (in Farsi).

7.      Hassani, M., Ahmadi, M.M., Akbari Paidar, N. (2014) “The effect of type and plasticity of plastic fines on the generation of pore water pressure using cyclic simple shear test”, First Iranian National Geotechnical Engineering Conference”, Mohaghegh Ardabili University, Ardabil, Iran (in Farsi).

8.      Ahmadi, M.M., Ghavami Jamal, S. (2014) “The effect of fly ash on the soil geotechnical parameters”, First Iranian National Geotechnical Engineering Conference”, Mohaghegh Ardabili University, Ardabil, Iran (in Farsi).

9.      Akbari Paidar, N., and Ahmadi, M.M. (2013) “The effect of fines type on correlation between shear wave velocity and liquefaction resistance of sand containing fines”, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Paris 2013.

10.      Ahmadi, M.M., Hassani, M., and Akbari Paidar, N. (2013) “Effects of amount and plasticity of fines on the liquefaction resistance of sands using cyclic simple shear tests”, Seventh National Congress on Civil Engineering (7NCCE), University of Sistan and Balouchestan, Zahedan, Iran (in Farsi).

11.      Yousefi M.R., and Ahmadi, M.M. (2013) “A numerical investigation of the effects of two-layered clayey and sandy soils on the bearing capacity of shallow foundations”, Seventh National Congress on Civil Engineering (7NCCE), University of Sistan and Balouchestan, Zahedan, Iran (in Farsi).

12.      Ahmadi, M.M., and Akbari Paidar, N. (2012) “Correlation of shear wave velocity and sand liquefaction resistance” 9th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran (in Farsi).

13.      Nemati Hayati, A., Ahmadi, M.M., Kashighandi, A., Hajjar, M., Dadashi, M. (2011) “Use of passive anchors in increasing the stability safety factor of downstream slope of spillway in Shahriar Storage Dam”, 14th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Toronto, Canada.

14.      Ahmadi, M.M., Akbari Paidar, N., and Fadaei, M. (2011) “Measurement of shear wave velocity using bender elements and piezoelectric disc”, 1st International Conference on Urban Construction in the Vicinity of Active Faults (in Farsi).

15.      Barkhordari, K., Ahmadi, M.M., Ravanbakhsh, A. (2011) “Failure mechanism for shallow foundations under seismic loading using numerical methods”, 6th International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (in Farsi).

16.      Ahmadi, M.M., Shirasb, A., Akbari Paidar, N., (2011) “An investigation on the liquefaction potential of Firoozkouh silty sand using cyclic simple shear test”, 6th International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (in Farsi).

17.      Ahmadi, M.M., and Pourdeilami, A. (2011) “A numerical study of dynamic response of shallow foundations under vertical machine loadings”, 6th International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (in Farsi).

18.      Nemati Hayati, A., Ahmadi, M.M., Barkhordari, H., and Kamrani, K. (2011) “An estimation of input flow to grout galleries GG0 and GG1 in Shahriar Storage Dam,” Sixth National Congress on Civil Engineering (6NCCE), University of Semnan, Semnan, Iran (in Farsi).

19.      Ahmadi, M.M., and Shirasb, A. (2011) “Determination of liquefaction resistance of Firouzkouh sand using cyclic simple shear test”, Sixth National Congress on Civil Engineering (6NCCE), University of Semnan, Semnan, Iran (in Farsi).

20.      Nemati Hayati, A., Ahmadi, M.M., and Sadrnejad, S.A., (2011) “Analysis of axisymmetric problems by element-free Galerkin method: A parametric study”, 3rd International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation (ICCMS 2011), V1, pp. 589-594.

21.      Ahmadi, M.M., Ghassemi-fare, O., and Pourdeilami, A. (2010) “An investigation of soil reinforcement in bearing capacity increase of strip foundations”, 4th International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering and Soil Mechanics, (ICGESM 2010), Tehran, Iran (in Farsi).

22.      Ahmadi, M.M., Pourdeilami, A., and Ghassemi-fare, O., (2010) “Numerical analysis of strip foundation response in sand reinforced with geogrid”, 4th International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering and Soil Mechanics, (ICGESM 2010), Tehran, Iran, (in Farsi).

23.      Ahmadi, M.M., Mohammadi, S., and Nemati Hayati, A., (2010) “Analytical solution for shock wave propagation in granular materials”, 13th Annual & 2nd International Fluid Dynamics Conference, Shiraz University, Iran.

24.      Valizade A., Sadaghiani, M.M., and Ahmadi, M.M., (2010) “Study of the effect of central beam column (CBC) structure and consolidation grouting on the ground settlement of large span underground station, Line 3 Tehran Metro”, Tunneling Association of Canada Conference (TAC).

25.      Valizade Kivi, A., Ahmadi, M.M., and Sadaghiani, M.M. (2010) “Numerical analysis of three-dimentional underground excavation for metro stations using Central Beam Column method in tunnels, Fifth National Congress on Civil Engineering (5NCCE), Ferdosi University, Mashad, Iran (in Farsi).

26.      Ahmadi, M.M., and Karambakhsh, P., (2010) “K0 determination of sand using CPT calibration chamber”, 2nd International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing (CPT’10), Huntington Beach, CA, USA.

27.      Ahmadi, M.M., Eslami, A., and Kangarani Farahani, M.R., (2009) “Liquefaction evaluation based on CPTu soil classification chart” Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Egypt, Vol. 2, pp 1028-1031.

28.      Ahmadi, M.M., and Karambakhsh, P. (2009) “A numerical study of the effects of calibration chamber boundary conditions on pressuremeter test results in sand” GeoHalifax 2009, Halifax, Canada.

29.      Ahmadi, M.M., Meshkat, S.Y., and Rajabian, A. (2009)“An investigation of anisotropic effects on strength and deformation characteristics of natural soil deposits and cohesion influence” 8th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran (in Farsi).

30.      Ahmadi, M.M., Ehsani, M. (2008) “Dynamic analysis of piles in sand based on soil-pile interaction” 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, October 12-17, Beijing, China.

31.      Ahmadi, M.M., Ehsani, M. (2008) “Numerical analysis of deep foundations under earthquake forces in offshore structures” 8th International Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures, November 24-26, ICOPMAS 2008, Tehran, Iran (in Farsi).

32.      Ahmadi, M.M., Ehsani, M. (2008) “ A numerical study of dynamic response of clayey soils”, Fourth National Congress on Civil Engineering (4NCCE), University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (in Farsi).

33.      Ahmadi, M.M., Meshkat, Y. (2008) “ An investigation on the dependence of coefficient of subgrade modulus on width of footings and direction of loading for Tehran soil using plate load test” Fourth National Congress on Civil Engineering, University of Tehran (4NCCE), Tehran, Iran (in Farsi).

34.      Ahmadi, M.M., Rajabian, A. (2008) “ An investigation on the scaling effects on bearing capacity of soils using plate load test” Fourth National Congress on Civil Engineering (4NCCE), University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (in Farsi).

35.      Ahmadi, M.M., Ahmari, S. (2007) “Numerical investigation of soil anisotropy effect on laterally loaded piles in clay”, Canadian Geotechnical Conference, OttawaGeo2007, pp. 1250-1257.

36.      Ahmadi, M.M., Khabbazian, M. (2007) “Soil layering effects on end bearing capacity of drilled shafts” Canadian Geotechnical Conference, OttawaGeo2007.

37.      Ahmadi, M.M., Ahmari, S. (2007) “A simple approach to investigate laterally loaded pile soil interaction in clay”, 4th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering (4ICEGE), Thessaloniki-GREECE 2007.

38.      Ahmadi, M.M., Khabbazian, M. (2006) “Pile tip bearing capacity in layered soil” 7th International Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures, ICOPMAS 2006, (in Farsi).

39.      Ahmadi, M.M. (2006) “Numerical simulation of CPT tip resistance in layered soil” 7th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran (in Farsi).

40.      Ahmadi, M.M., Haghparast M. (2006) “Numerical analysis of laterally loaded piles in clay” 7th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran (in Farsi).

41.      Ahmadi, M.M., Ghazavi, M., and Deriszadeh, M. (2004) “Numerical modeling of pile driveability” First National Congress on Civil Engineering (1NCCE), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (in Farsi).

42.      Robertson, P.K., and Ahmadi, M.M. (2002) “Flow liquefaction of Syncrude sand”, International Workshop on Characterization and Engineering Properties of Natural Soils, November 2002, Singapore.

43.      Ahmadi, M.M., Byrne P.M., and Campanella R.G. (1999) “Simulation of cone penetration with FLAC”, Proceedings of the XI Pan American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, vol. 3, pp. 1365-1369.

44.      Astaneh-Asl, A., Bolourchi, S., and Ahmadi, M.M. (1992) “Damage to equipment and non-structural elements during June 21, 1990 Iran earthquake”, Proceedings of ATC-29 Seminar and Workshop on seismic Design and Performance of Equipment and Nonstructural Elements in Buildings and Industrial Structures, Applied Technology Council, pp. 145-154.

45.      Memari A.M., Ahmadi M.M., and Rezaee B. (1992) “Behavior of reinforced concrete towers during Manjil-Roudbar earthquake of June 1990”, Proceedings of the Tenth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam, Vol. 9, pp. 4953-4959.

46.      Memari, A.M., Ahmadi, M.M., and Rezaee, B. (1991) “An investigation of the failure of the water tower in Rasht”, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, May 27-29, 1991, Tehran, Iran, Vol. III, pp. 345-353.

 

 

1.      Akbari Paidar, N. (PhD, 2013), “An experimental study using cyclic triaxial test apparatus to correlate shear wave velocity and liquefaction resistance of silty sands”.

2.      Nemati Hayati, A., (PhD, 2013), “Numerical analysis of shock wave propagation in granular soils”.

3.      Golestani, A.A., (PhD, in progress), “Determination of horizontal in-situ stress using CPT results: A numerical approach”.

4.      Hadei, S., (PhD, in progress), “Dynamic response of pile groups in the pile-soil-structure system”.

5.      Koochaki, K. (MSc, in progress), “Numerical analysis of vibrations induced by trains and the effect of trenches filled with rubbers in reducing the amplitude of vibrations”.

6.      Ahmadi, A. (MSc, in progress), “Static and dynamic analysis of soil nail walls using different geotechnical softwares”.

7.      Machinchian, J. (MSc, in progress), “numerical modeling of piles under seismic excitation”

8.      Mehdizadeh, M. (MSc, in progress), “Numerical analysis of prestressed anchors in excavations”.

9.      Keshmiri, E. (MSc, 2015), “Determination of soil parameters through numerical modeling of pressuremeters”.

10.      Yazdani, A. (MSc, 2015), “The effect of soil and pile parameters on the pile raft bearing capacity ratio”.

11.      Ranjbar Moradi, S. (MSc, 2015), “An investigation of the influencial parameters on the behavior of single and group piles under lateral loading”.

12.      Mahvelati, S., (MSc, 2014), “Numerical analysis of piles and pile groups”

13.      Borghei, A., (MSc, 2014), “Numerical analysis of excavations”.

14.      Foroughi, S., (MSc, 2014), “Numerical analysis of bearing capacity of shallow foundations in unsaturated soils”.

15.      Besharat, N., (MSc, 2013), “Horizontal in-situ stress determination from CPT data using neural algorithm”.

16.      Tamaddoni, M., (MSc, 2013), “A study of soil structure interaction in bridge structures”.

17.      Yousefi, M.R., (MSc, 2012), “Numerical analysis of bearing capacity of shallow foundations in layered soils”.

18.      Jalali, S., (MSc, 2012), “Bearing capacity and settlement of piled-raft foundation systems”.

19.      Hassani, M., (MSc, 2012), “Evaluation of liquefaction resistance of silty sands using cyclic simple shear test”.

20.      Khoubani, A., (MSc, 2012), “Numerical study of ground vibrations due to pile driving and effect of trench on reduction of amplitude of vibrations”.

21.      Mohammadi, A., (MSc, 2012), Numerical analysis of bearing capacity of shallow foundations near or on the slopes”.

22.      Aminikhah, A., (MSc, 2012), “Effects of pile soil structure interaction on the seismic response of a 6 story building”.

23.      Eslami, M., (MSc, 2011), “Structural-geotechnical interactions in piled raft foundations (PRF) design for high rise buildings under earthquake loading”.

24.      Nikougoftar Zarif, V., (MSc, 2011), “Numerical modeling of piles under seismic excitation”.

25.      Ravanbakhsh, A., (MSc, 2011), “Dynamic load effects on bearing capacity of shallow foundations”.

26.      Pourdeilami, A., (MSc, 2011), “Numerical analysis of bearing capacity of shallow foundations under machinery loadings”.

27.      Bedayat, H., (MSc, 2010), “Analysis of pile behavior in clay soils under lateral loading”.

28.      Valizade Givi, A., (MSc, 2010), “Study of the effect of central beam column (CBC) structure on sequential excavation of large span underground stations”.

29.      Sharifian, H., (MSc, 2009), “A numerical study of bearing capacity factors for shallow foundations”.

30.      Meshkat, S.Y., (MSc, 2008), “Evaluation of size and direction effect on subgrade reaction modulus by Plate Load Test”.

31.      Fahikhteh, E., (MSc, 2007), “Comparison of Shiraz twin metro tunnel instrumentation measurements with 3D numerical modeling by Plaxis”.

32.      Khabbazian, M., (MSc, 2007), “Numerical modeling of end bearing capacity of drilled shafts in homogenous and layered soils”.

33.      Haghparast, M., (MSc, 2006), “Numerical modeling of single piles under lateral loading”.

34.      Ramezani, A., (MSc, 2005), “Numerical study of piles and pile groups in clay: Orumieh Lake Bridge case study.

35.      Deriszadeh, M., (MSc, 2004), “Numerical study of parameters affecting pile drivability”.

 

 

1.      Member of Technical Review Committee for geotechnical reports for the municipality of Tehran megacity, Tehran Municipality, Center for Geotechnical Studies, 2005-present.

2.      Chief Project Manager, Advanced Laboratory Testing Facility Project (including shaking table, strong floor, centrifuge, and administrative buildings), International Institute for Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (IIEES), 2007-2011.

3.      Member of Technical Review Committee “Guidelines for seismic improvement of buildings in Tehran”, 2008-2010.

4.      Design, analysis, and construction of a wide range of structures including multistory buildings, gable frames, trusses, bridges, and tunnels (on occasion).