Farshid Vahedifard


Office: Walker 235C


Research Interest:
Geotechnical engineering; Analytical and numerical methods in geomechanics; Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical modeling of geo-materials, quantitative assessment of resilience of critical infrastructure to extreme events under a changing climate, geo-energy modeling (e.g., carbon sequestration, and CO2-EOR); Induced seismicity; Reinforced earth structures; Geosynthetics; Variably saturated earth structures; Remote sensing and GIS applications in natural and man-made hazard assessment and health monitoring of geo-systems (e.g., dams, levees); Micromechanical modeling of granular materials; Design of embankment dams and levee systems, mobility modeling in soil.

Selected PublicationsTotal Publications by Farshid Vahedifard:  93 
Latifi, N., Vahedifard, F., Ghazanfari, E., Horpibulsuk, S., Marto, A., & Williams, J. W. (2018). Sustainable Improvement of Clays Using Low-carbon Non-traditional Additive. International Journal of Geomechanics. ASCE. 18(3), 04017162. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0001086.

Bazne, M. O. A., Howard, I. L., & Vahedifard, F. (2017). Stabilized Very High-Moisture Dredged Soil: Relative Behavior of Portland-Limestone Cement and Ordinary Portland Cement. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 29(9), 04017110. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001970.

Johnson, D. H., Vahedifard, F., Jelinek, B., & Peters, J. F. (2017). Micromechanics of Undrained Response of Dilative Granular Media Using a Coupled DEM-LBM Model: A Case of Biaxial Test. Computers and Geotechnics. 89, 103-112. DOI:10.1016/j.compgeo.2017.04.011. [Document] [Document Site]

Johnson, D. H., Vahedifard, F., Jelinek, B., & Peters, J. F. (2017). Micromechanical Modeling of Discontinuous Shear Thickening in Granular Media-Fluid Suspension. Journal of Rheology. AIP. 61(2), 265-277. DOI:10.1122/1.4975027. [Abstract] [Document] [Document Site]

Vahedifard, F., Williams, J. M., Mason, G. L., Howard, I. L., & Priddy, J. D. (2016). An Introduction to DROVE: Database Records for Off-Road Vehicle Environments. Proc. of the 8th ISTVS Americas Regional Conference. Troy, MI: ISBN 978-1-942112-48-8. 12.