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Meehan, C. L., VanBriesen, J. M., Vahedifard, F., Yu, X., & Quiroga, C. (2014). Shale Energy Engineering 2014: Technical Challenges, Environmental Issues, and Public Policy. Proceedings of the ASCE Energy Division\'s 2014 Shale Energy Engineering Conference. Pittsburgh, PA, July 21-23, 2014, ASCE, Reston, VA, ISBN: 978-0-7844-1365-4: American Society of Civil Engineers. DOI:10.1061/9780784413654. [Document Site]

Peer-Reviewed Journals
Dettwiller, I. D., Rais-Rohani, M., Vahedifard, F., Mason, G. L., & Priddy, J. D. (2017). Bayesian Calibration of Vehicle-Terrain Interface Algorithms for Loose Sands. Journal of Terramechanics. Elsevier. 71, 45-56. DOI:10.1016/j.jterra.2017.02.003.

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]

Vahedifard, F., AghaKouchak, A., Ragno, E., Shahrokhabadi, S., & Mallakpour, I. (2017). Lessons from the Oroville Dam. Science. 355(6330), 1139-1140. DOI:10.1126/science.aan0171.

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]

Robinson, J. D., Vahedifard, F., & AghaKouchak, A. (2017). Rainfall-triggered Slope Instabilities under a Changing Climate: Comparative Study Using Historical and Projected Precipitation Extremes. Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 54(1), 117-127. DOI:10.1139/cgj-2015-0602.

Shahrokhabadi, S., Vahedifard, F., & Bhatia, M. (2017). Head-Based Isogeometric Analysis of Transient Flow in Unsaturated Soils. Computers and Geotechnics. Elsevier. 84, 183-197. DOI:10.1016/j.compgeo.2016.11.018.

Han, D., Vahedifard, F., & Aanstoos, J.V. (2017). Investigating the Correlation between Radar Backscatter and In Situ Soil Property Measurements. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. Elsevier. 57, 136-144. DOI:10.1016/j.jag.2016.12.018.

Vahedifard, F., Williams, J. M., Mason, G. L., Howard, I. L., & Priddy, J. D. (2017). Development of a Multi-Year Database to Assess Off-Road Mobility Algorithms in Fine-Grained Soils. International Journal of Vehicle Performance. 3(1), 3-18. DOI:10.1504/IJVP.2017.10002279.

Stevens, M. T., McKinley, G. B., & Vahedifard, F. (2017). Full-Featured Ground Vehicle Mobility Analysis Using Different Soil Moisture Sources. International Journal of Vehicle Performance. 3(1), 19-35. DOI:10.1504/IJVP.2017.10002319.

Vahedifard, F., Leshchinsky, D., Mortezaei, K., & Lu, N. (2016). Effective Stress-Based Limit-Equilibrium Analysis for Homogeneous Unsaturated Slopes. International Journal of Geomechanics. American Society of Civil Engineers. 16(6), D4016003. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000554.

Vahedifard, F., Howard, I. L., Badran, W. H., Carruth, W. D., Hamlehdari, M., & Jordan, B. D. (2016). Strength Indices of High Moisture Soils using Handheld Gages. Ground Improvement. 169(3), 167-181. DOI:10.1680/jgrim.14.00033.

Mason, G. L., Vahedifard, F., Robinson, J. D., Howard, I. L., McKinley, G. B., & Priddy, J. D. (2016). Improved Sinkage Algorithms for Powered and Unpowered Wheeled Vehicles Operating on Sand. Journal of Terramechanics. Elsevier. 67(October), 25-36. DOI:10.1016/j.jterra.2016.07.001.

Vahedifard, F., AghaKouchak, A., & Jafari, N. H. (2016). Compound Hazards Yield Louisiana Flood. Science. 353(6306), 1374. DOI:10.1126/science.aai8579.

Vahedifard, F., Mortezaei, K., Leshchinsky, B. A., Leshchinsky, D., & Lu, N. (2016). Role of Suction Stress on Service State Behavior of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Earth Structures. Transportation Geotechnics. Elsevier. 8, 45-56. DOI:10.1016/j.trgeo.2016.02.002.

Vahedifard, F., Shahrokhabadi, S., & Leshchinsky, D. (2016). Optimal Profile for Concave Slopes under Static and Seismic Conditions. Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 53(9), 1522-1532. DOI:10.1139/cgj-2016-0057.

Robinson, J. D., & Vahedifard, F. (2016). Weakening Mechanisms Imposed on California's Levees under Multiyear Extreme Drought. Climatic Change. Springer. 137(1), 1-14. DOI:10.1007/s10584-016-1649-6.

Vahedifard, F., Robinson, J. D., & AghaKouchak, A. (2016). Can Protracted Drought Undermine the Structural Integrity of California's Earthen Levees? Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers. 142(6), 02516001. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001465.

Stevens, M. T., McKinley, G. B., & Vahedifard, F. (2016). A Comparison of Ground Vehicle Mobility Analysis Based on Soil Moisture Time Series Datasets from WindSat, LIS, and In Situ Sensors. Journal of Terramechanics. Elsevier. 65, 49-59. DOI:10.1016/j.jterra.2016.02.002.

Vahedifard, F., & Robinson, J. D. (2016). A Unified Method for Estimating the Ultimate Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations in Variably Saturated Soils under Steady Flow. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers. 142(4), 04015095. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001445.

Shahrokhabadi, S., Vahedifard, F., & Yarahmadian, S. (2016). Integration of Thiele Continued Fractions and the Method of Fundamental Solutions for Solving Unconfined Seepage Problems. Computers & Mathematics with Applications. Elsevier. 71(7), 1479-1490. DOI:10.1016/j.camwa.2016.02.020.

Robinson, J. D., Vahedifard, F., Rais-Rohani, M., Mason, G. L., & Priddy, J. D. (2016). Multi-Objective Traction Optimization of Vehicles in Loose Dry Sand using the Generalized Reduced Gradient Method. Journal of Terramechanics. Elsevier. 64, 46-57. DOI:10.1016/j.jterra.2015.12.005.

Vahedifard, F., Shahrokhabadi, S., & Leshchinsky, D. (2016). Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures with Concave Facing Profile. Geotextiles and Geomembranes. Elsevier. 44(3), 358-365. DOI:10.1016/j.geotexmem.2016.01.004.

Vahedifard, F., Robinson, J. D., Mason, G. L., Howard, I. L., & Priddy, J. D. (2016). Mobility Algorithm Evaluation Using a Consolidated Database Developed for Wheeled Vehicles Operating on Dry Sands. Journal of Terramechanics. 63(February), 13-22. DOI:10.1016/j.jterra.2015.10.002.

Vahedifard, F., Leshchinsky, B., Mortezaei, K., & Lu, N. (2015). Active Earth Pressures for Unsaturated Retaining Structures. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers. 141(11), 04015048. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001356.

Leshchinsky, B. A., Vahedifard, F., Koo, H. B., & Kim, S. H. (2015). Yumokjeong Landslide: An Investigation of Progressive Failure of a Hillslope Using the Finite Element Method. Landslides. 12(5), 997-1005. DOI:10.1007/s10346-015-0610-5.

Vahedifard, F., AghaKouchak, A., & Robinson, J. D. (2015). Drought Threatens California's Levees. Science. 349(6250), 799. DOI:10.1126/science.349.6250.799-a.

Bazne, M. O., Vahedifard, F., & Shahrokhabadi, S. (2015). The Effect of Geonet Reinforcement on Bearing Capacity of Low-Compacted Soft Clay. Transportation Infrastructure Geotechnology. Springer. 2(1), 47-63. DOI:10.1007/s40515-014-0017-0.

Mortezaei, K., & Vahedifard, F. (2015). Numerical Simulation of Induced Seismicity in Carbon Capture and Storage Projects. Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. Springer. 33(2), 411-424. DOI:10.1007/s10706-015-9859-7.

Sehat, S., Vahedifard, F., Aanstoos, J.V., Dabbiru, L., & Hasan, K. (2014). Using In situ Soil Measurements for Analysis of a Polarimetric SAR-based Classification of Levee Slump Slides in the Lower Mississippi River. Engineering Geology. Elsevier. 181, 157–168. DOI:10.1016/j.enggeo.2014.07.007. [Document Site]

Vahedifard, F., Leshchinsky, B. A., Sehat, S., & Leshchinsky, D. (2014). Impact of Cohesion on Seismic Design of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Earth Structures. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers. 140(6), 04014016. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001099. [Document Site]

Vahedifard, F., Leshchinsky, D., & Meehan, C. L. (2013). Displacement-Based Internal Design of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Earth Structures Subjected to Seismic Loading Conditions. Geotechnique. 63(6), 451-462. DOI:10.1680/geot.11.P.130.

Meehan, C. L., & Vahedifard, F. (2013). Evaluation of Simplified Methods for Predicting Earthquake-Induced Slope Displacements in Earth Dams and Embankments. Engineering Geology. Elsevier. 152(1), 180-193. DOI:10.1016/j.enggeo.2012.10.016.

Vahedifard, F., Leshchinsky, D., & Meehan, C. L. (2012). Relationship between the Seismic Coefficient and the Unfactored Force of Geosynthetic in Reinforced Earth Structures. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers. 138(10), 1209-1221. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000701.

Leshchinsky, D., Vahedifard, F., & Leshchinsky, B. A. (2012). Revisiting Bearing Capacity Analysis of MSE Walls. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier. 34(10), 100-107. DOI:10.1016/j.geotexmem.2012.05.006.

Leshchinsky, D., Vahedifard, F., & Meehan, C. L. (2012). Application of a Hydraulic Gradient Technique for Modeling the Uplift Behavior of Piles in Sand. Geotechnical Testing Journal. ASTM. 35(3), 400-408. DOI:10.1520/GTJ103850.

Meehan, C. L., Tehrani, F. S., & Vahedifard, F. (2012). A Comparison of Density-Based and Modulus-Based In Situ Test Measurements for Compaction Control. Geotechnical Testing Journal. ASTM. 35(3), 387-399. DOI:10.1520/GTJ103479.

Leshchinsky, D., Ebrahimi, S., Vahedifard, F., & Zhu, F. (2012). Extension of Mononobe-Okabe Approach to Unstable Slopes. Soils and Foundations. Elsevier. 52(2), 239-256. DOI:10.1016/j.sandf.2012.02.004.

Leshchinsky, D., & Vahedifard, F. (2012). Impact of Toe Resistance in Reinforced Masonry Block Walls: Design Dilemma. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers. 138(2), 236-240. DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000579.

Vahedifard, F., & Meehan, C. L. (2011). A Multi-Parameter Correlation for Predicting the Seismic Displacement of an Earth Dam or Embankment. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering. Springer. 29(6), 1023-1034. DOI:10.1007/s10706-011-9434-9.

Vahedifard, F. (2011). Discussion of 'Study on the Action of the Active Earth Pressure by Variational Limit Equilibrium Method'. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. Wiley. 35(10), 1185-1188. DOI:10.1002/nag.950.

Vahedifard, F., Nili, M., & Meehan, C. L. (2010). Assessing the Effects of Supplementary Cementitious Materials on the Performance of Low-cement Roller Compacted Concrete Pavement. Construction and Building Materials. Elsevier. 24(12), 2528-2535. DOI:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2010.06.003.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Abstracts
Filli, J. F., Vahedifard, F., Jelinek, B., & Peters, J. F. (2017). A Micromechanical Model of Unsaturated Flow in Unsaturated Soil Using a Coupled DEM-LBM. 2017 ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI). San Diego, CA: ASCE.

Johnson, D. H., Vahedifard, F., Jelinek, B., & Peters, J. F. (2017). Computational Micromechanics of Coupled Problems in Granular Materials Using DEM-LBM. 2017 ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference (EMI). San Diego, CA: ASCE.

Ragno, E., AghaKouchak, A., Love, C. A., Cheng, L., Vahedifard, F., & Lima, C. H. R. (2017). Intensity - Duration - Frequency Curves for U.S. Cities in a Warming Climate. 19th EGU General Assembly, EGU2017. Vienna, Austria. 18246.

Vahedifard, F., Robinson, J. D., Love, C. A., & AghaKouchak, A. (2016). Drought Causes Substantial Reductions in Non-isothermal Soil Strength. 2016 AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, California.

Shahrokhabadi, S., & Vahedifard, F. (2016). Random Isogeometric Analysis (RIGA) for Seepage in Unsaturated Soils. USACM Thematic Conference on Isogeometric Analysis and Meshfree Methods. San Diego, CA.

Vahedifard, F., Shahrokhabadi, S., & Leshchinsky, D. (2016). Optimal Profile of Facing Elements in Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil Structures. Proc. Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress 2016, GeoSei2016. Phoenix, AZ: American Society of Civil Engineers.

Robinson, J. D., Vahedifard, F., & AghaKouchak, A. (2015). Possible Weakening Processes Imposed on California's Earthen Levees under Protracted Drought. 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA. [Document Site]

Mortezaei, K., & Vahedifard, F. (2015). Impact of Thermal Pressurization on Fluid Pressure Build up in Carbon Capture and Storage Projects. Proc. 2015 Carbon Management Technology Conference (CMTC 2015). Sugar Land, TX.

Vahedifard, F., Meehan, C. L., & O’Neal, M. A. (2011). Earthquake-Triggered Landslide Hazard Mapping: The Effects of Spatial Resolution and Displacement Model Selection. Proc., 2011 Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Annual Meeting. La Jolla, CA: Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI). 169-170.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers
Johnson, D. H., Vahedifard, F., Jelinek, B., & Peters, J. F. (2017). Micromechanical Modeling of Rate and State Frictional Behavior of Fault Using the Discrete Element Method. 51st US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium. San Francisco, CA: American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA).

Jasim, F. H., Vahedifard, F., Ragno, E., AghaKouchak, A., & Ellithy, G. (2017). Effects of Climate Change on Fragility Curves of Earthen Levees Subjected to Extreme Precipitations. Geo-Risk 2017: Geotechnical Risk from Theory to Practice, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 285. Denver, CO. 498-507. DOI:10.1061/9780784480724.045.

Williams, J. M., Vahedifard, F., Mason, G. L., Howard, I. L., Borazjani, A., & Priddy, J. D. (2017). Expansion and Application of Database Records for Off-road Vehicle Environments (DROVE). Integrated Virtual NATO Vehicle Development, Applied Vehicle Technology Panel (AVT), STO-MP-AVT-265. Vilnius, Lithuania.

Jasim, F. H., & Vahedifard, F. (2017). Fragility Curves of Earthen Levees under Extreme Precipitations. Geotechnical Frontiers 2017: Walls and Slopes, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 278. Orlando, FL: ASCE. 353-362. DOI:10.1061/9780784480458.035.

Goodman, C. C., Vahedifard, F., & Peters, J. F. (2017). Kinematics of Shear Banding in 3D Plane Strain DEM. Geotechnical Frontiers 2017: Geotechnical Materials, Modeling, and Testing, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 280. Orlando, FL: ASCE. 519-528. DOI:10.1061/9780784480472.054.

Shahrokhabadi, S., Vahedifard, F., & Bhatia, M. (2017). A Fast-convergence Solution for Modeling Transient Flow in Variably Saturated Soils Using Isogeometric Analysis. Geotechnical Frontiers 2017: Geotechnical Materials, Modeling, and Testing, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 280. Orlando, FL: ASCE. 756-756. DOI:10.1061/9780784480472.080.

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.

Dettwiller, I. D., Rais-Rohani, M., Vahedifard, F., Mason, G. L., & Priddy, J. D. (2016). Updating of Selected Vehicle-Terrain Interface Equations through Bayesian Calibration. Proc. of the 8th ISTVS Americas Regional Conference. Troy, MI: ISBN 978-1-942112-48-8.

Bazne, M. O. A., Vahedifard, F., Howard, I. L., & Smith, B. T. (2016). Engineering Properties of Lightly Cemented Dredged Soil. Proc. Geo-Chicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy, and the Geoenvironment (GSP 273). Chicago, IL: American Society of Civil Engineers. 422-431. DOI:10.1061/9780784480168.042.

Howard, I. L., Vahedifard, F., & Bazne, M. O. A. (2016). Integrating Lightly Cemented Very High Moisture Content Fine Grained Soils into a Vegetated Landscape. Proc. Geo-Chicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy, and the Geoenvironment (GSP 273). Chicago, IL: American Society of Civil Engineers. 522-531. DOI:10.1061/9780784480168.052.

Mortezaei, K., & Vahedifard, F. (2016). Potential Impact of Thermal Pressurization on Fault Response to CO2 Injection in Carbon Capture and Storage Projects. Geo-Chicago 2016: Sustainability, Energy, and the Geoenvironment, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 269. Chicago, IL: American Society of Civil Engineers. 147-156. DOI:10.1061/9780784480120.016.

Vahedifard, F., Robinson, J. D., Mason, G. L., Howard, I. L., & Priddy, J. D. (2015). A Data Mining Study for Analyzing Performance of Wheeled Vehicles Operating on Dry Sand. Proceedings of the 13th ISTVS European Conference. Rome, Italy: ISBN 978-1-942112-46-4: CD-ROM. 460-473.

Mortezaei, K., & Vahedifard, F. (2015). Effect of Hydraulic Diffusivity and Slipping Zone Thickness on Thermal Pressurization Process during Seismic Slip. 49th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium. San Francisco, CA: American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA).

Bazne, M. O. A., Vahedifard, F., & Howard, I. L. (2015). Beneficial Reuse of Fine Grained Soils for Port, River, and Shoreline Applications. Proceedings of IFCEE 2015. San Antonio, TX. 2717-2727. DOI:10.1061/9780784479087.253.

Leshchinsky, D., Vahedifard, F., & Shahrokhabadi, S. (2015). Does No-Seismic Design in AASHTO Violate AASHTO's Rules? Proc. Geosynthetics 2015. Portland, OR: Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI).

Shahrokhabadi, S., Vahedifard, F., & Ghazanfari, E. (2014). Modeling Flow Regime in Shale Using Isogeometric Analysis. Proc. ASCE 2014 Shale Energy Engineering Conference. Pittsburgh, PA: American Society of Civil Engineers. 239-245. DOI:10.1061/9780784413654.025. [Document Site]

Mortezaei, K., & Vahedifard, F. (2014). Numerical Simulation of Induced Seismicity Due to Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale Gas Reservoirs. Proc. ASCE 2014 Shale Energy Engineering Conference. Pittsburgh, PA: American Society of Civil Engineers. 265-272. DOI:10.1061/9780784413654.028. [Document Site]

Mortezaei, K., & Vahedifard, F. (2014). Impact of Reservoir Properties on Magnitude of Seismic Events Induced Due to CO2 Injection. 48th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium. Minneapolis, MN, USA: American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA).

Sehat, S., Vahedifard, F., Aanstoos, J.V., Dabbiru, L., Hasan, K., & Mooney, M. (2014). Analysis of the Output from a Radar-based Levee Monitoring System Using In-situ Soil Data. ASCE 2014 Geo-CongressProc., Geo-Congress 2014: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 234. Atlanta, GA: American Society of Civil Engineers. 943-952. DOI:10.1061/9780784413272.092.

Tehrani, F. S., Meehan, C. L., & Vahedifard, F. (2014). A Comparison of Density-Based and Modulus-Based In Situ Tests for Earthwork Quality Control. Proc., Geo-Congress 2014: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 234. Atlanta, GA: American Society of Civil Engineers. 2345-2354. DOI:10.1061/9780784413272.228. [Document Site]

Ghazanfari, E., Pamukcu, S., Karpyn, K., & Vahedifard, F. (2014). Characterization of Oil Bearing Sandstones for Sustainable Oil Production in Electrically Enhanced Oil Recovery. ASCE 2014 Geo-CongressProc., Geo-Congress 2014: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 234. Atlanta, GA: American Society of Civil Engineers. 515-523. DOI:10.1061/9780784413272.049. [Document Site]

Vahedifard, F., Leshchinsky, D., & Meehan, C. L. (2013). Application of a New Analytical-Numerical Framework for Displacement-Based Seismic Design of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Earth Structures. In C. L. Meehan et al. (Eds.), Proc. Geo-Congress 2013: Stability and Performance of Slopes and Embankments III, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 231. San Diego, CA: American Society of Civil Engineers. 1158-1167. DOI:10.1061/9780784412787.117.

Talebi, M., Vahedifard, F., & Meehan, C. L. (2013). Effect of Geomechanical and Geometrical Factors on Soil Arching in Zoned Embankment Dams. In C. L. Meehan et al. (Eds.), Proc. Geo-Congress 2013: Stability and Performance of Slopes and Embankments III, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 231. San Diego, CA: American Society of Civil Engineers. 1056-1065. DOI:10.1061/9780784412787.107.

Vahedifard, F., & Meehan, C. L. (2011). Error Analysis of Predicted Seismic Displacement of Earth Dams Using Simplified Sliding Block Methods. In J. Han and D. E. Alzamora (Eds.), Proc. Geo-Frontiers 2011: Advances in Geotechnical Engineering, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 211. Dallas, TX: American Society of Civil Engineers. 3245-3254. DOI:10.1061/41165(397)332.

Vahedifard, F., & Meehan, C. L. (2010). Examination of Simplified Displacement-Based Methods for Dynamic Analyses of Slopes. In D. O. Fratta et al. (Eds.), Proc., GeoFlorida 2010: Advances in Analysis, Modeling and Design, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 199. West Palm Beach, FL: American Society of Civil Engineers. 3175-3184. DOI:10.1061/41095(365)324.

Nili, M., & Vahedifard, F. (2009). Recent Developments in Mix Proportioning Methods for Roller Compacted Concrete Pavements (RCCP). Proc. 1st International Conference on Concrete Technology. Tabriz, Iran.

Vahedifard, F., Khosravi, M., Talebi, M., & Jafarzadeh, F. (2007). Evaluating Liquefaction Potential in an Embankment Dam Foundation Using Shear Wave Velocity Measurements. Proc., Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) 2007 Annual General Meeting & Conference. Yellowknife, Canada.

Talebi, M., Vahedifard, F., Khosravi, M., & Ahmadi, H. (2007). Numerical Simulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in Zoned Embankment Dams. Proc., 13th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ACE). Calcutta, India.

Vahedifard, F., Talebi, M., Jafarzadeh, F., & Dianat-Nejad, M. (2006). Excavation Plan and Preliminary Support Design of an Underground Control Room Using 3D Analysis in Soft and Weathered Rocks. In H. F. Schweiger (Ed.), Proc. Sixth European Conference in Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering. Graz, Austria: Taylor & Francis. 359-365. DOI:10.1201/9781439833766.ch52.

Vahedifard, F., Talebi, M., Jafarzadeh, F., Dianat-Nejad, M., & Yosefi, F. (2006). Back Analysis of Excavation Stages of Silveh Dam Diversion Tunnel Using 3D Modeling. Proc. 7th Iranian Tunneling Conference: Underground Spaces Science and Technology Development. Tehran, Iran. 336-347.

Talebi, M., Vahedifard, F., & Jafarzadeh, F. (2006). The Evaluation of Excavation Approach and 3D Analysis of Temporary Support of Caves in Very Weak Rocks Using Finite Elements Method. Proc. 7th Iranian Tunneling Conference: Underground Spaces Science and Technology Development. Tehran, Iran. 413-424.

Non-Refereed Conference Papers
Vahedifard, F., & Robinson, J. D. (2016). Non-Isothermal Shear Strength of Soil: A Critical Parameter for Geotechnical Engineering in the Face of New World Challenges. NSF Workshop on Geotechnical Fundamentals in the Face of New World Challenges. Arlington, VA.

Parisi, M., Vahedifard, F., & Mazzola, M. (2015). Further Advances of CO2-EOR by Promoting a "Triple-E" Approach: Energy Security, Environmental Quality, and Economic Viability. 2015 Carbon Management Technology Conference (CMTC 2015). Sugar Land, TX. DOI:10.7122/439549-MS.

Technical Report
Vahedifard, F., Howard, I. L., Bazne, M., Smith, B. T., & Barksdale, M. A. (2015). Sustainably Enhancing Intermodal Freight Operation of Ports Using Geotextile Tubes. NCITEC 2013-05: National Center for Intermodal Transportation for Economic Competitiveness - US Dept. of Transportat. 122.