PhD Student, Civil Engineering, MIT
PhD Candidate, Civil Engineering,
MSc, Geotechnical Engineering, (GPA 4.0)
Advisor: Professor Richard A. Regueiro 09/2005 - 07/2007
Thesis: Three-dimensional finite element implementation for a dynamic solid-fluid mixture at finite strain
MSc, Geotechnical Engineering, (GPA 17.1/20.0)
Advisor: Professor Asadollah Noorzad 09/1999 - 01/2002
Thesis: Wave propagation in continously non-homogeneous soil and site effects
BSc, Civil Engineering, (GPA 16.8/20.0) 09/1995 - 09/1999
, Iran (GPA 18.8/20.0)
Constitutive Modeling, Earthquake Engineering, Computational Geomechanics, Solid Mechanics, Multiphase flow in porous media, Soil Dynamics, Computer Aided Engineering
Selected Graduate Courses: Finite Element Method(FEM), Soil Dynamics, Continuum Mechanics,Complex Variables and Applications, Applied Geotechnical Analysis, Modeling and Computation for Geomaterials, Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Tunnel Engineering, Earth Dams, Rock Mechanics, Soil Mechanics, Advanced Foundation Engineering.
Selected Undergraduate Courses: Dynamics, Strength of Materials, Theory of Structures, System Engineering, Cost Estimation, Earthquake Engineering, Hydrulic Structures,Numerical Analysis, Differential Equations, Calculus, Fluid Mechanics, Computer Programming, Experimental Labs, Physics.
Modeling/Design/Analysis/Simulations: MATLAB, MathCAD, SAP, Safe, Plaxis2D, 3D, Slope/W,Winsurf, AutoCAD.
Programming/Utilities: C#, C/C++, Pascal, Fortran, Visual Basic, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Latex.
Software Design and Development: Implementing 3D mixed hexahedral elemnt in C++ code, Tahoe, for dynamic analysis of solid-fluid mixture at finite strain, Participation in developing a computer program for dynamic analysis of porous media, Dynaporous
D. Ebrahimi, R. J. M. Pellenq, A. J. Whittle, “Nanoscale Elastic Properties of Montmorillonite upon Water Adsorption”, Langmuir, 28 (49), 16855-16863, 2012.
D. Ebrahimi, R. J. M. Pellenq, A. J. Whittle, "Simulation of hydration and Elastic Properties of Montmorillonite using Molecular Dynamcs", Multiscale and Multiphysics Processes in Geomechanics, 105-108, 2011.R.A. Regueiro, D. Ebrahimi , ”Implicit dynamic three-dimensional finite element analysis of an inelastic biphasic mixture at finite strain. Part 1: application to a simple geomaterial”, Comp. Meth. App. Mech. Engr., 199, 2024-2049, 2010.
Davoud Ebrahimi, "Three dimensional finite element implementation for a dynamic solid-fluid mixture at finite strain", Masters thesis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA, August 2007.
Davoud Ebrahimi, Richard A. Regueiro,"Three-dimensional finite element implementation for a dynamic solid-fluid mixture at finite strain", 9th US national congress on computational mechanics, July 23-26 2007, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Noorzad, Ali Noorzad,
Davoud Ebrahimi, “The effect of vertical nonhomogeneity of half space medium on
the vertical impedance of rigid circular foundations”,
International Geotechnical conference(SSI: Soil Structure
Interaction - Calculation methods and engineering practice),
May 26-28 2005,
Asadollah Noorzad, Ali Noorzad, Davoud Ebrahimi, “Investigation of site effect on the wave- propagation in continuously inhomogeneous soil subjected to seismic motion”, 56th Canadian Geotechnical Conference,
· Spring 2006, TA for Geotechnical Engineering 2(CVEN 3718)
· Fall 2005, TA for Geotechnical Engineering 1(CVEN 3708)
· Fall 2005, TA for Geotechnical Engineering 2(CVEN 3718)
2000, TA for Advanced Engineering
· Fall 1998, TA for Strength of Materials 2(2405053)
· Fall 1997, TA for Statics(2401033)
· Schoettler Fellowship Award, Dept. of Civil & Environmental Eng., MIT, Sept. 2007
· Fellowship for the 9th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, San Francisco, CA, July 2007
among 94 graduates of the civil eng. Dept.,
© February 2013 Davoud Ebrahimi