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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

SELECTED PAPERS-English

  1. Chan, D., Soroush, A. and Morgenstern, N. R. (1995), “Numerical Analysis of Centrifuge Modeling for the CANLEX Experiment”, Proceedings of 48th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Volume 1, pp 375-382.
  2. Soroush, A., Chan, D. and Morgenstern, N. R. (1996), “Numerical Analysis of the CANLEX Phase III Field Event”, Proceedings of 49th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland, September 23-25, 1996, pp 605-614.
  3. Soroush, A., Morgenstern, N. R., Robertson, P. K. and Chan., D. (1996), “Post-earthquake Deformation Analysis of the Upper San Fernando Dam”, Proceedings of International Symposium on Seismic Design and Environmental Aspects of Dam Design, Earth, Concrete, and Tailings dams, Chile, pp 405-418.
  4. Soroush, A. (1996), “Pollution Plums with Aqueous Contaminants: Summarized Case Histories and the Role of Numerical Modeling”, Proceedings of the Future of our Environment: Research at the University of Alberta. p 54.
  5. Robertson, P. K., Sego, D. C., Chan, D., Morgenstern, N. R., Fear, C. E., Hofmann, B. A. and Soroush, A. (1996), “CANLEX Phase III Full Scale Flow Liquefaction Test: Planning, Objectives and Conclusions”, 49th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, 23-25 September 1996, St. John’s, Newfoundland, pp 567-578.
  6. Hofmann, B. A., Fear, C. A., Iravani, S., Stahl, R. P., Soroush, A., Robertson, P. K., Sego, D. C., Morgenstern, N. R., Chan, D., Biggar, K., Cyre, G., Lefebvre, M. and Natarajan, S. (1996), “CANLEX: the Canadian Liquefaction Experiment”, Proceedings of the Future of Our Environment: Research at the University of Alberta, p 62.
  7. Byrne, P. M., Puebla, H., Chan, D., Soroush, A., Cathro, D. C., Gu, W. H., Philips, R., Robertson, P. K., Hofmann, B. A., Morgenstern, N. R., Wride, (nee Fear), C. E., Sego, D. C., Plewes, H. P., List, B. R. and Tan, S. (2000), CANLEX Full-scale Experiment and Modeling, Canadian Geotechnical Journal
  8. Soroush, A. and Robertson, P. K. (1999), “The Canadian Liquefaction Experiment: A Study of Characterization of Sand for Liquefaction”, Third International Conference on Seismicity and Earthquake Engineering (SEE-3), May 17-19, 1999, Tehran, Iran, Volume I, pp 533-545.
  9. Soroush, A. (1999), “Plastic Concrete Cut-off Wall in the Karkheh Dam: Review of Some Construction Aspects and a Summary of Opinions of the Expert Panel”, Proceedings of the 52nd Canadian Geotechnical Conference, October 25-27 1999, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, pp 575-583.
  10. Zargarpour, H. and Soroush, A. (2000), “ Geotechnical Engineering in Hydropower Projects in Iran”, Proceeding of the EUROCK 2000, Mach 27-31, Aachen, Germany, pp 7-85.
  11. Soroush, A., Gharooni-Nik, M. and Ghazvinian, A. (2000) “The Karun III Hydro-Electric Project, Review of the April 12, 1999 Event in the Underground Complex”, Proceeding of the EUROCK 2000, Mach 27-31, Aachen, Germany, pp 325-331.
  12. Soroush, A. and Soroush, M. (2000), “Parameters Affecting Thickness of Bentonite Cakes- A Physical Model Study”, Proceedings of 53rd Canadian Geotechnical Conference, 15-18 October 2000, Montreal, Volume II, pp 1005-1011.
  13. Soroush, A. and Soltane Jighe, H. (2001). “Effects of Shear Strength Anisotropy on Stability of Earth Structures,” Proceedings of the 54th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Calgary, Canada, pp.1110-1115
  14. Soroush, A. and Rezaei, M. (2003), “ Stability Analysis of the Sarcheshmeh Tailings Dam” Submitted to the 56th Canadian Geotechnical Conferonce, Winnipeg,Canada, 28 Sept.- 2 Oct., 2003
  15. Soroush, A. and Koohi, S. (2004), “Numerical Analysis of Liquefaction-induced Lateral spreading”, Proc 13th WCEE, August 2004, Vancouver, Canada.
  16. Soroush, A. and Rayati, M. (2004), “Numerical Analysis of Karkheh Dam, Foundation, and its cut-off wall subjected to Earthquake Loading”, Proc. 13th  WCEE, August 2004, Vancouver, Canada.
  17. Soroush, A. and Tabatabaie, P. (2004), “NEF Testing on a Case Study by a Relatively Largy-scall Filtration Apparatus”, Filters and Drainage in Geotechnical and Enviromental Engineering, Proceedings of the Fourth Int. conf. on Geofilters. Stellenbosch, South Africa, 19-21 October 2004, pp.255-266
  18. Soroush,A. and Soroush,M. (2005), "Parameter Affecting Thickness of Bentonite cake in Cut-off Walls Construction - Case Study and Physical Modeling", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol.42, pp.646-654
  19. Soroush A. and Aghaei Araei, A. (2006), "Analysis of Behavior of a High Rockfill Dam", ice, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Geotechnical Engineering 159 Issue GE1, pp. 49-59.
  20. Soroush A. and Aghaei Araei, A. (2005), " Uncertainties in Mechanical Behavior of Rockfills during first Impounding of rockfill Dams", 73rd Annual meeting of ICOLD Tehran, Iran, may 1-6 2005 paper No:186-S5
  21. Soroush, A., Foroozan, R., and Asadolahi, P. (2006), "Simulation of 3D Effect of Excavation Face Advancement Using an Ann Trained by Numerical Models," Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Volume 11, 2006-Bundle A
  22. Soroush, A., Tabatabaie Shourijeh, P. and Miri Disfani, M., “Filter testing: an essential aspect in designing filters for embankment dams”, 7th International Conference on Civil Engineering, 8-10 May 2006, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran.
  23. Soltani-Jigeh, H. and Soroush, A. (2006) “Post-cyclic behavior of compacted clay-sand mixtures”, International Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol.4, No.3, September 2006., pp. 226-243.
  24. Tabatabaie Shourijeh, P., Soroush, A., Nemati, N. and Izad-doustdar, A.H., (2006) “Karun River hydropower cascade development and its socio-environmental impacts”, Dams and Reservoirs, Societies and Environment in the 21st Century- Berga et al. (eds.), June 18th 2006, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 289-294.
  25. Soroush, A., Miri Disfani, M. and Tabatabaie Shourijeh, P., “Potential of internal instability in alluvial sediments”, 59th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, 8-10 October 2006, Vancouver, Canada, pp. 1156-1163.
  26. Tabatabaie Shourijeh, P., Soroush, A., and Miri Disfani, M., “Segregation of Transition Materials: a Possible Cause of Internal Erosion in Embankment Dams”, accepted for the 3rd National Congress on Civil Engineering, May 2007, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran.
  27. Soroush, A. and Zad, A. (2007) "Comprehensive monitoring of an earth dam during construction and first impounding," International Symposium “Dam Safety Management. Role of State, Private Companies and Public in Designing, Constructing and Operation of Large Dams” 27 June, 2007, St. Petersburg, Russis, Paper No. 4.9.
  28. Soroush, A., Lotfi, V., Hosseinzadeh, A., and Nobarinasab, M. (2007) "Monitoring of a High Concrete Arch Dam". International Symposium “Dam Safety Management. Role of State, Private Companies and Public in Designing, Constructing and Operation of Large Dams” 27 June, 2007, St. Petersburg, Russis, Paper No. 4.13.
  29. Soroush, A., Tabatabaie Shourijeh, P. and Miri Disfani, M., “A laboratory study on some factors affecting suffusion in soils”, accepted for the 13th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 10-14 December 2007, Kolkata, India.
  30. Shafipour, R., Soroush, A. (2007) "Fluid Coupled-DEM Modelling of Undrained Behavior of Granular Media," Accepted by Computers and Geotechnics.
  31. Soroush , A., Aminzadeh, A.H. and Tabatabaie Shourijeh, P. (2007), "A testing program to evaluate credibility of NEF testing for low-fine-content base soils", Accepted by Proceedings of Istitution of Civil Engineers (ice)- Geotechnical Engineering
  32. Zad, A.-A. and Soroush, A. (2008), "Numerical analysis of an earth dam during construction and first impounding", Proceedngs of Symposium: operation, rehabilatation and up-grading of dams Seesion II, Paper 2-23", 76th Annual meeting of International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), June 2-6, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  33. Karbor-e- shyadeh, A. H.  and Soroush, A. (2008), "A comparison between seismic behaviors of earth dams with inclined and vertical clay cores- a numerical analysis approach", The 14th  World Conference on Earthquake Engineering ,October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China.
  34. Soroush, A and Soltani-Jigeh, H. (2009) “Pre and Post-cyclic Behavior of Mixed clayey soils”, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 46, pp 115-128.
  35. Soroush, A. and Tabatabaie Shourijeh, P. (2009), "A review of the No ErosionFilter Test" Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM, Vol. 32, No. 3, May 2009.
  36. Tabatabaie Shourijeh, P. and Soroush, A. (2009), " Statistical study of no-erosion filter (NEF) test results", to be published in Proceedings of Istitution of Civil Engineers (ice)- Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 162, June 2009.
  37. Asadzade, M. and Soroush, A. (2009), The Influence of Stress Level on the Shear Strength of Rockfill Materials, 8th International Congress on  Civil  Engineering, May 11-13, 2009, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
  38. Soroush, A and Jannatiaghdam, R. (2009) "Behavior of Rockfill Materials in Triaxial Compression Testing" Submitted to the International Journal of Civil Engineering.
  39.  Asadzade, M. and Soroush, A. (2009), "Direct Shear Testing on a Rockfill Material",  accepted by  the Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering.
  40. Aghaei Araei, A., Soroush, A. and Rayhani, M. (2010) Testing and Modeling of Rounded and Angular Rockfill Materials, Accepted by Scientia Iranica.

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