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      Seyed Naser Moghaddas Tafreshi

 

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Educations

University Position

 Courses Taught

Field of Interest

Journal Reviewer

Publications

Inventions

Awards

Thesis Supervised

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Seyed Naser Moghaddas Tafreshi

 Professor of Geotechnical Engineering                                                                            ResearcherID: P-9824-2016

 Civil Engineering Faculty                                                                                                  ORCID: 0000-0002-7149-6686

 K.N. Toosi University of Technology

 Tehran, Iran

 

Educations

2009 Researcher, Geotechnical Engineering (One Year)

  • University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

2000 Ph.D. Geotechnical Engineering

  • AmirKabir University of Technology , Tehran, Iran.

      Dissertation: Experimental Study on the Behavior of Buried Pipes Under Cyclic Loading Conditions

1993 MS. Geotechnical Engineering

  • AmirKabir University of Technology , Tehran, Iran.

      Thesis: Experimental Study of Effective Factors on Liquefaction.

1991 BS. Civil Engineering

  • AmirKabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

 

University Position
  • Staff of Civil Engineering Faculty, 2000-Present

  • Head of Geotechnical Engineering Group, 2002-2008

  • Dean of Civil Engineering Faculty , 7/2009-8/2011

  • Secretary of Employment Council of Faculty Members, (8/2011-Present)

 

Courses Taught

a)    Undergraduate Program

  • Soil Mechanics

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  • Soil Mechanics Lab

  • Foundation Engineering

b)   Graduate Program

  • Soil Reinforcement

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  • Soil Dynamics

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  • Advanced Foundation Engineering

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  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

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  • Continuum Mechanics

 

Field of Interest

  • Shallow foundation, deep foundation, retaining wall, and slope stability

  • Underground spaces (voids) under monotonic and repeated loadings

  • Buried pipes under repeated loads

  • Soil behavior under monotonic and repeated loading

  • Soil dynamics and geotechnical earthquake engineering

  • Geosynthetic reinforcement: bearing capacity of foundation, buried pipes, retaining wall, slope stability

  • Geotechnical aspects of pavement engineering

  • Physical modeling in geotechnical engineering

  • Repeated load and development laboratory test methods

 

Journal Reviewer

 

Publications

 a) Journal Articles  

  •       Abdollahi, M., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Leshchinsky, B., (2019). Assessment of Geogrid-EPS Geofoam Systems as  a Means of Protecting Buried Utilities. Geosynthetic International, (Accepted).

  •      Mehrpajouh, A., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Mirzababaei, M., (2019). Impact of repeated loading on the mechanical response of a reinforced sand. Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, (Accepted)

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Rahimi, M., Dawson, A.R., Leshchinsky, B., (2018). Cyclic and Post-Cycling Anchor Response in Geocell-Reinforced Sand. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, (Accepted, Available Online)
  • Ghotbi Siabil, S.M.A., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Dawson, A.R., (2019). Behavior of expanded polystyrene (EPS) blocks under cyclic pavement foundation loading. Geosynthetic International, 26 (1), 1-25.
  • Tavakoli Mehrjardi, GH., Behrad, R., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., (2019). Scale effect on the behavior of geocell-reinforced soil. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier, 47 (2), 154-163.
  • Rahimi, M., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., LeshchinskyI, B., (2018). Assessing the Ultimate Uplift Capacity of Plate Anchors in Geocell-Reinforced Sand. Geosynthetic International, 25 (6), 612-629.
  • Rahimi, M., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Leshchinsky, B., Dawson, A.R., (2018). Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Uplift Capacity of Plate Anchors in Geocell-Reinforced Sand. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier, 46 (6), 801–816.
  • Ahmadian, A.F, Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N. (2018). Experimental investigation of the behaviour of sand-EPS beads mixture reinforced by Geotextile layers encapsulated with lens layers. Journal of Science & Technology, Sharif, Iran, (In Persian, accepted).
  • Azizian, M, Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N. (2018). Experimental investigation of the effect of EPS block on behavior of buried pipe subjected to repeated load. Journal of Science & Technology, Sharif, Iran, (In Persian, accepted).
  • Zakeri, A., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N. (2018). Experimental investigation on behavior of soil bed containing rubber-soil mixture layer. Journal of Science & Technology, Sharif, Iran, (In Persian, accepted). 
  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Joz Darabi, N., Dawson, A.R., (2017). Cyclic loading response of footing on multilayered rubber-soil mixture. Geomechanics and Engineering, An International Journal, 14 (2), 115-129.
  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Sharifi, P., Dawson, A.R., (2016). Performance of circular footings on sand by use of multiple-geocell or-planar geotextile reinforcing layers. Soils and Foundations, 56 (6), 984-997.
  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Joz Darabi, N., Tavakoli Mehrjardi, GH., Dawson, A.R., (2016). Experimental and numerical investigation of footing behaviour on multi-layered rubber-reinforced soil. European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, 1-24.
  • Shamsi, M., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N. (2018).  Experimental and numerical investigations on the behavior of stone column reinforced by geotextile encasement and geotextile layers. Journal of Science & Technology, Sharif, Iran, (In Persian). 
  • Mehrpajouh, A., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N. (2017). The Effect of Soil Density and Geotextile Reinforcement on California Bearing Ratio of Sandy Soil. Journal of Science & Technology, Sharif, Iran, (In Persian). 
  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Shaghaghi, T., Tavakoli Mehrjardi, GH., Dawson, A.R., Ghadrdan. M.,   (2015). A simplified method for predicting the settlement of circular footings on multi layered geocell-reinforced non-cohesive soils. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier, 43 (4), 332–344.
  • Khalaj, O., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Dawson, A.R., Mašek, B., (2015). Improvement of pavement foundation response with multi-layers of geocell reinforcement: Cyclic plate load test. Geomechanics and Engineering, An International Journal. 9 (3), 373-395.
  • Joz Darabi, N., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N. (2015). Investigation of Footing Behaviour on Layered Granulated Rubber-soil Mixture: Experimental Study on Small and Large Models. Journal of Science & Technology, Sharif, Iran, (In Persian). 
  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Norouzi, H., (2015). Application of waste rubber to reduce the settlement of road embankment. Geomechanics and Engineering, An International Journal. 9 (2), 219-241.
  • Shaghaghi, T., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N. (2014). Analytical investigation of pressure-settlement response of footing supported by geocell reinforced bed. Journal of Science & Technology, Sharif, Iran, (In Persian). CLICK HERE  to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.
  • Najafzadeh Shavaki, L., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N. (2014). Experimental study of Triaxial behaviour and CBR value of plastic waste-soil mixture. Journal of Science & Technology, Sharif, Iran, (In Persian). CLICK HERE  to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.
  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Javadi, S., Dawson, A. R. (2014). Influence of geocell reinforcement on uplift response of belled pile.  Acta Geotechnica, Springer, 9 (3), 513-528. CLICK HERE  to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.
  • Afshar kaveh, N., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., (2014). Analytical evaluation of pressure acting over a buried conduit in reinforced granular soil. Journal of Science & Technology, Sharif, Iran, (In Persian). CLICK HERE  to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.
  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Khalaj, O., Dawson, A.R. (2014). Repeated loading of soil containing granulated rubber and multiple geocell layers. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier, 42 (1), 25-38. CLICK HERE  to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.
  • Sharifi, P.,  Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N.  (2014). Experimental Study of Layered Geocell Reinforced Bed Subjected to Repeated Load. Journal of Science & Technology, Sharif, Iran, (In Persian). CLICK HERE  to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.
  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Nouri A, T., (2014). A simplified pseudo-static seismic analysis of reinforced soil walls with uniform surcharge. International Journal of Civil Engineerig, Iran, 12 (2), 130-142. CLICK HERE  to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.
  • Asakereh, A., Ghazavi, M., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., (2013). Cyclic response of footing on geogrid-reinforced sand with void. Soils and Foundations, Elsevier, 53 (3), 363–374. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.
  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Khalaj, O., Dawson, A.R. (2013). Pilot-scale load tests of a combined multilayered geocell and rubber-reinforced foundation. Geosynthetics International, Thomas Telford, 20 (3), 143 –161. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.
  • Tavakoli Mehrjardi, GH., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Dawson, A.R. (2013). Pipe response in a geocell-reinforced trench and compaction considerations. Geosynthetics International, Thomas Telford , 20 (2), 105 –118. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.
  • Tavakoli Mehrjardi, GH., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Dawson, A.R. (2012). Combined use of geocell reinforcement and rubber-soil mixtures to improve performance of buried pipes. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier, 34 (1), 116-130. CLICK HERE  to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.
  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Norouzi, A.H. (2012). Bearing capacity of a square model footing on sand reinforced with shredded tire – An experimental investigation. Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier,  35 (2012) 547–556. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.
  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Tavakoli Mehrjardi, GH., Dawson, A.R. (2012). Buried pipes in rubber-soil backfilled trenches under cyclic loading. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000710. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Dawson, A.R. (2012). A comparison of static and cyclic loading responses of foundations on geocell-reinforced sand. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier, 32 (5), 55-68. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.

  • Asakereh, A., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Ghazavi, M. (2012). Strip footing behavior on reinforced sand with void subjected to repeated loading. International Journal of Civil Engineerig, Iran, 10 (2), 139-152. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Tavakoli Mehrjardi, GH., Ahmadi, M. (2011). Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Circular Footing Subjected to Incremental Cyclic Loads. International Journal of Civil Engineerig, Iran, 6 (4), 265-274. CLICK HERE  to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Khalaj, O., Halvaee, M. (2011). Experimental study of a shallow strip footing on geogrid-reinforced sand bed above a void. Geosynthetics International, Thomas Telford , 18 (4), 178 –195. CLICK HERE.  to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.

  • Jahangir, M.H., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N. (2011). Seismic Analysis of Anchor Sheet Pile with a Granular Soil Using Pseudo-Static Approach. Journal of Science & Technology, Sharif, Iran, (In Persian, accepted).

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Dawson, A.R. (2011). Reply to the discussions by Huang, C.C. on "Comparison of bearing capacity of a strip footing on sand with geocell and with planar forms of geotextile reinforcement" [Geotextiles and Geomembranes 28(1), 2010, pp. 72-84] . Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier, 29 (2), 165-167. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract in Acrobat Pdf.

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Khalaj, O. (2011). Analysis of  Repeated-Load Laboratory Tests on Buried Plastic Pipes in Sand. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering journal, Elsevier, 31 (1), 1-15. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Dawson, A.R. (2010). Behaviour of footings on reinforced sand subjected to repeated loading  Comparing use of 3D and planar geotextile. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier, 28 (5), 434-447. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Dawson, A.R. (2010). Comparison of bearing capacity of a strip footing on sand with geocell and with planar forms of geotextile reinforcement. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier, 28 (1), 72-84. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Sharifpour, A., Ghanbari, A. (2010). Numerical     Analysis   on Effect of Circular Void on Bearing Capacity of Strip Foundation above Sand. Journal of Science & Technology, Sharif, Iran, 26 (1), 29-35 (In Persian).

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., (2008). Uncouple Nonlinear Modeling of Seismic Soil-Pile  Superstructure Interaction in Soft Clay. International Journal of Civil Engineering, Iran, 6 (4), 278-283. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Khalaj, O. (2008). Laboratory Tests of Buried Plastic Pipes in Reinforced Sand under Repeated-Load. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Elsevier, 26 (2), 145-163. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.                                         

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Tavakoli Mehrjardi, G. (2008). The Use of Neural Network to Predict the Behavior of Small Plastic Pipes Embedded in Reinforced Sand and Surface    Settlement     under Repeated-Load. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Elsevier, 21 (6), 883-894. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Asakereh, A. (2007). Strength Evaluation of Wet Reinforced Silty Sand by Triaxial Test. International Journal of Civil Engineering, Iran, 5 (4), 274-283. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract  in Acrobat Pdf.

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Tavakoli Mehrjardi, G. (2007). Analysis of Buried Plastic Pipes in Reinforced Sand under Repeated-Load Using Neural Network and Regression Model. International Journal of Civil Engineerig, Iran, 5 (2), 118-133. CLICK HERE to see the Abstract in Acrobat Pdf.

  • Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N., Heydari, B. (2007). Experimental Study on Effect of Void on Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundation above Sand. International Journal of Science & Technology, Amirkabir Journal, Iran, Vol. 17, NO. 65-C2, Winter (In Persian).

  •  Mir Mohammad Hosseini, S.M., Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N. (2002). Soil-structure interaction of buried pipes under cyclic loading conditions. International Journal of Engineering, Iran, Vol. 15, NO. 2, July.

b) Books

  •  Moghaddas Tafreshi, S.N. (2014). Principles of Foundation Design. Publisher: K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. (In Persian)

 Inventions

  • Displacement transducer to detect the radial deflections of the small diameter pipes, 2008 (Confirmed by Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST))

 Awards

  • Excellent PhD Student Award of Ahmad Hami Institute in Civil Engineering, 2000. Tehran, Iran.
  • K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Distinguished Researcher Award, 2013.

 Thesis Supervised

a) PhD Students

b) M.Sc. Students

 

 Contact

       Civil Engineering Faculty, K.N.Toosi University of Technology, No. 1346, Vali Asr Street, Mirdamad Intersection, Tehran, Iran

P.O.Box:15875-4416                                                                       Postal Code: 1996715433

Email: nas_moghaddas@kntu.ac.ir

Homepage: http://wp.kntu.ac.ir/nas_moghaddas/

Phone: +98(21)88779474-5(EXT. 426)                                           Fax: +98(21)88779476