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Dr. A. (Amin) Askarinejad

Assistant Professor

Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences
Building 23
Stevinweg 1 / PO-box 5048
2628 CN Delft / 2600 GA Delft 

Room number: 00.510
Phone: +31 15 27 83326
E-mail address: A.Askarinejad@remove-this.tudelft.nl

Dr. A. Askarinejad

Profile summary

Amin Askarinejad is assistant professor of experimental soil mechanics at Delft University of Technology. His research interests include slope stability analysis, unsaturated soil mechanics, soil atmosphere interactions, physical modelling, geotechnical site investigation, field monitoring and laboratory testing. He conducted his doctoral project on the failure mechanisms of landslides due to hydraulic perturbations at the Institute of Geotechnical Engineering at ETH Zurich, Switzerland where he also did a postdoctoral research afterwards. His main interest was on the geotechnical, geological, hydrogeological, and biological interacting processes affecting the responses of slopes using tools from geotechnical engineering, geophysics and remote sensing. To that goal, he has performed field experiments including full scale landslide triggering (film), laboratory testing, physical modelling using geotechnical centrifuge, analytical modelling and HM coupled numerical simulations. Enthusiastic PhD candidates, MSc and BSc students, as well as other collaborators are always welcome to join in research.

Expertise

  • Static liquefaction of submarine slopes
  • Physical modelling (full scale and centrifuge testing) of failure mechanisms of geotechnical structures
  • Hydro-mechanical testing of soil elements under saturated and unsaturated conditions
  • Image analysis (Particle Image Velocimetry)

Teaching 

Research

Amin is currently supervising three PhD candidates:

  •  Arash Maghsoudloo: Role of scour protection on prevention of static liquefaction induced flow slides
  • Weiyuan Zhang: Behaviour of buried pipelines subjected to submarine landslides
  • Qiang Li: Response of offshore mono-piles under combined loading

Projects

Publications

International Journal Responsibilities

Reviewer for:

  • Géotechnique
  • Géotechnique Letters
  • International Journal of Physical modelling
  • Acta Geotechnica
  • Journal of Mountain Science
  • Ecological Engineering
  • Landslides

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