Name:Farshid Vahedifard
Associated Centers:Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems
Email: farshid@cee.msstate.edu
Office:Walker Engineering Building, 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.

Publications: 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).

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.

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.

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.

Total Publications by this Author: 86