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Masoud Cheraghi Seifabad

Associate Professor
Department of Mining Engineering
Isfahan University of Technology


 Masoud Cheraghi Seifabad spent much of his youth in Masjed-e-Solaiman, Khuzestan, in southwest Iran. He then moved to Isfahan to follow the mathematics branch of study at Hakim Senaei high school for two years before receiving his diploma from Kharazmi in Tehran. Masoud received his Masters degree from the faculty of Engineering at University of Tehran and earned his PhD in Rock Mechanics at University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, in 1992.  

Research Interest

  Exploitation Rock Mechanics


  • A Study of Swelling Behaviour in a Tunnel Using Finite Element Methods

  • Prediction of water inflow into underground excavations in fractured rocks using a 3D discrete fracture network (DFN) model

  • The Stochastic Assessment of Geomechanical and Strength Parameters for Rock Masses/ Case Study: Pressure Tunnels of Azad Pump-Storage Power Plant Project

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