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  • Dr. Abas Soroush
  • Professor, Department of civil engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology
  • Adress: No.709, Faculty of Civil Eng., 424, Hafez Ave., Tehran, Iran, 15914
  • Phone: (+98) 21 6640 0243 & (+98) 21 6454 3009
  • Fax: (+98) 21 6641 4213
  • Email soroush@aut.ac.ir
  • Website http://civil.aut.ac.ir/soroush-english

RESEARCHES FOR INDUSTRIAY

  • 1993 – 1996    Canadian Liquefaction Experiment (CANLEX); A National Collaborative Research on the Characterization of Sand for Liquefaction; A number of Canadian universities and engineering companies were involved in this huge liquefaction project. Dr A. Soroush was a member of the team in charge of numerical simulation and analysis of a number of centrifuge tests and also a prototype liquefaction field event
  • 2000 – 2001    Stabilization Methods for Excavation and Embankment Slopes with respect to their Geotechnical and Geological Aspects; A research performed for the Center of Research and Education of the Ministry of Road and Transportation, IR Iran, as the client. Dr. A. Soroush was the director of this project.
  • 2000 – 2001    A Study on the Design and Execution Parameters Affecting Thickness of Bentonite Cakes in Plastic Concrete Cut-off Walls; this project was sponsored jointly by the Iran Water and Power Resources Development Company (IWPC) and the Organization for Management of Water Resources, Ministry of Energy, IR Iran.
  • 2000 – 2002    Evaluation of Water Tightness of Foundation of the Masjed-e-Soleyman 177m High Rockfill Dam, by Taking Advantage from Instrumentation Results; this project was sponsored by the Iranian Committee of Large Dams (IRCOLD).
  • 2000 – 2002    A Laboratory Study on Behavior of Plastic Concrete Samples with Different Confining Pressures; this project was supported by the Iranian Committee of Large Dams (IRCOLD) and IWPC.
  • 2000 – 2004    Preparation of a Guideline for Environmental Regulations for Tailings Dams in Iran; Client: Organization of Environment Protection.
  • 2000 – 2004    Design and construction of a Filteration Apparatus for Studying Internal Erosion in Earth Dams; Client: Amirkabir University of Technology.
  • 2005 – 2006    Evaluation of Core and Filter Materialls of Shamil and Nian; Client: Regional Water Corporation of Hormozgan Province.
  • 2007 – present Theoretical and Experimental Studies on compressibility of rockfill materials of the Siahbisheh Dams, Client: Caison, Beta, ad SES Joint Venture
  • 2007 – present Theoretical and Experimental Studies on Filter and Drainage Materials of the Siahbisheh Dams, Client: Caison, Beta, ad SES Joint Venture
  • 2006 – present Studying of internal instability of Alluvim Foundations of Earth Dams, Client: Water Resources Management Company, Ministry of Energy, IR Iran

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