Person

Dr.-Ing.

Kavan Khaledi

Dr.-Ing.

Senior Scientist

Mister Khaledi
Lehrstuhl für Ingenieurgeologie und Hydrogeologie

Address

Building: 1540

Room: 209

Lochnerstraße 4-20

52056 Aachen

Contact

workPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 97542
Fax: +49 241 80 92280
 

Field of activities

  • Numerical simulation of tunnels and caverns in rocks
  • Constitutive modeling of geomaterials
  • Finite element modeling
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Optimization and sensitivity analysis

Research area

  • Hydro-mechanical modeling of Opalinus clay
  • Modeling of anisotropic behavior of Opalinus clay
  • FE modeling of tunnel excavation in Opalinus clay
  • Calibration of numerical models using laboratory experiments
  • Validation of numerical models using field measurements

Research projects

  • Material Approach for Opalinus Clay

Academic career

  • 2017-2018: Postdoc. Institute of Applied Mechanics, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • 2012-2016: Ph.D. Chair of Foundation Engineering, Rock and Soil Mechanics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
  • 2010-2012: M.Sc. Computational Engineering, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
  • 2006-2008: M.Sc. Energy Management, Power and Water University of Technology , Tehran, Iran
  • 2002-2006: B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran

Curriculum

  • Since 04/2019: Senior Scientist, Department of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • 03/2017-03/2019: Research Associate, Institute of Applied Mechanics, RWTH Aachen, Germany
  • 11/2012-12/2016: Research Associate, Chair of Foundation Engineering, Rock and Soil Mechanics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
  • 06/2011-10/2012: Research and Teaching Assistant, Chair of Foundation Engineering, Rock and Soil Mechanics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
  • 02/2011-10/2012: Research and Teaching Assistant, Institute for Structural Mechanics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
  • 03/2010-07/2010: Piping Stress Analysis Engineer, Bamdej Tarh Company,Tehran, Iran
  • 01/2009-02/2010: Piping Stress Analysis Engineer, Tarh O Palayesh Engineering Company,Tehran, Iran
  • 01/2008-12/2008: Research Assistant, Niroo Research Institute (NRI), Tehran, Iran

Awards and Grants

  • 2017: Best PhD dissertation at Faculty of Civil Engineering, Ruhr-Universität Bochum Germany
  • 2012: Best graduated student in Computational Engineering, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
  • 2012: Best young researcher prize at Mech2012 conference, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2006: Best graduated student in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tabriz, Iran.

Publications

 

Publications

Title Author(s)
A multiscale description of bond formation in cold roll bonding considering periodic cracking of thin surface films
Journal Article (2019)
Khaledi, Kavan
Brepols, Tim
Reese, Stefanie