Researcher

Dr Babak Shahbodaghkhan

Fields of Research (FoR)

Civil Geotechnical Engineering

Biography

Lecturer in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr Babak Shahbodagh received his PhD from Kyoto University in 2011. He was awarded the Monbusho Scholarship for his PhD program from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Japan. He is currently a lecturer in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UNSW. His research interests include:

- Computational Geomechanics

- Dynamics of Unsaturated Soils

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Lecturer in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr Babak Shahbodagh received his PhD from Kyoto University in 2011. He was awarded the Monbusho Scholarship for his PhD program from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Japan. He is currently a lecturer in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UNSW. His research interests include:

- Computational Geomechanics

- Dynamics of Unsaturated Soils

- Constitutive Modelling of Geomaterials

- Seismic Analysis of Geostructures

- Dynamic Soil-Structure Interaction


My Qualifications

PhD in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan (2008-2011)

MSc in Civil/Structural Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran (2005-2008)


My Research Activities

Dr Shahbodagh has conducted original research in the fields of “dynamics of unsaturated soils”, “dynamic pile-soil interaction”,plasticity and viscoplasticity”, “strain localisation in multiphase porous media”, and “seismic analysis of geo-structures. The outcomes of his research have been published in top-ranked Q1 journals in the field, including Int J Numer Anal Meth Geomech, Com&Geo, Int J Geomech, J Mat Civ Eng, and Acta Geotechnica, and Constr Build Mater.


My Teaching

Fundamentals of Geomechanics” (CVEN9525 Postgraduate course)

Applied Geotechnics & Engineering Geology” (CVEN3203 – Undergraduate course)

Advanced Foundation Engineering” (CVEN9513 – Postgraduate course)

Sustainable Transport and Highway Engineering” (CVEN2401 – Undergraduate course)

Civil Engineering Design Practice” (CVEN4002/9000 – Project-based undergraduate/postgraduate course - Flipped classes)

Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering” (CVEN9514 – Postgraduate course)

Advanced Topics in Geotechnical Engineering” (CVEN4202 – Undergraduate/Postgraduate course)

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Location

Civil Engineering Building (H20)
Level 5, Room CE507
Kensington Campus

Contact

(+61 2) 9385 5022
(+61 2) 9385 6139