Person

Dr.

Pooya Hamdi

Senior Scientist

Pooya Hamdi
Lehrstuhl für Ingenieurgeologie und Hydrogeologie

Address

Building: 1540

Room: 121

Lochnerstraße 4-20

52056 Aachen

Contact

workPhone
Phone: +49 241 80 97130
Fax: +49 241 80 92280
 

Field of Activities:

  • Slope stability analysis and natural hazards
  • Excavation Damage Zone (EDZ) prediction
  • Synthetic Rock Mass (SRM) approach in rock mechanics
  • Advanced numerical modelling

Research Area:

  • Rock slope stability analysis and open pit design
  • Excavation Damage Zone (EDZ) prediction using advanced numerical modelling
  • Synthetic Rock Mas (SRM) approach in rock mass characterization
  • Discrete Fracture Network Engineering (DFNE)
  • Rocks behavior in highly-stressed environments

Academic Career:

  • 09/2011 – 08/2015 PhD Rock Mechanics/Geotechnics, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • 09/2008 – 09/2010 MSc Geotechnical Engineering, Tafresh University, Iran
  • 09/2004 – 09/2008 BSc Civil Engineering – Urmia University, Iran

Curriculum:

  • 08/2018 – Present Senior Scientist, Lecturer, RWTH Aachen University
  • 08/2015 – 08/2018 Rock Mechanics Engineer, Golder Associates Ltd., Vancouver, Canada
  • 09/2011 – 08/2015 Research Assistant, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • 09/2008 – 09/2010 Research Assistant, Tafresh University, Iran

Publications:

 

Publications

Title Author(s)
DFN based analysis of step path failure pathways for improved slope stability analysis
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Rogers, Steve
Hamdi, Pooya
Moffitt, Karen
Dershowitz, William
Step Path Rock Bridge Percentage for Analysis of Slope Stability
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Dershowitz, William S.
Finnila, A.
Rogers, Steve
Hamdi, Pooya
Moffitt, Karen M.
Evaluation of the influence of Uncertainty between Predicted and Measured Ground Water and In-Situ Stress on the Stability of a Large Open Pit Using a Three Dimensional Distinct Element Method
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Hamdi, Pooya
Griffiths, Chris
D'Ambra, Sonia
A Review of the Application of Numerical Modelling in the Prediction of Depth of Spalling Damage around Underground Openings
Contribution to a book, Contribution to a conference proceedings (2018)
Hamdi, Pooya
Stead, Doug
Elmo, Davide
Use of an integrated finite/discrete element method-discrete fracture network approach to characterize surface subsidence associated with sub-level caving
Journal Article (2018)
Hamdi, Pooya
Stead, Doug
Elmo, Davide
Töyrä, Jimmy
A Review of the Application of Numerical Modelling in the Prediction of Depth of Spalling Damage around Underground Openings
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2017)
Hamdi, Pooya
Stead, Doug
Elmo, Davide
Evaluation of the influence of Uncertainty between Predicted and Measured Ground Water and In-Situ Stress on the Stability of a Large Open Pit Using a Three Dimensional Distinct Element Method
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2017)
Hamdi, Pooya
Griffiths, Chris
Characterizing the influence of stress-induced microcracks on the laboratory strength and fracture development in brittle rocks using a finite-discrete element method-micro discrete fracture network FDEM-μDFN approach
Journal Article (2015)
Hamdi, Pooya
Stead, Doug
Elmo, Davide
Characterizing the Influence of Micro-Heterogeneity on the Strength and Fracture of Rock using an FDEM-µDFN Approach
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2014)
Hamdi, Pooya
Stead, Doug
Elmo, Davide
Damage characterization during laboratory strength testing: A 3D-finite-discrete element approach
Journal Article (2014)
Hamdi, Pooya
Stead, D.
Elmo, D.
Numerical simulation of damage during laboratory testing on rock using a 3D-FEM/DEM approach
Contribution to a conference proceedings (2013)
Hamdi, Pooya
Stead, Doug
Elmo, Davide