Mojtaba Karimaei Tabarestani

Assistant Professor in Geotechnical and Water Engineering group

Research Interests:

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1Hydraulic structure design
2Physical modeling
3Flow and sediment transport
4Ground water flow
5Reliability analysis and risk assessment method

Educational Background

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Ph.D. In Water and Hydraulic Structure EngineeringAmirkabir University of Technology2014
M.Sc. In Water and Hydraulic Structure EngineeringAmirkabir University of Technology2010
B.Sc. In Civil EngineeringMazandaran University2008

Professional Background

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Faculty membersrttu2016-Now

Membership of Scientific Societies

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Member of the Iranian Hydraulic AssociationIran(2010 – Now)

Referee for Journals

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Iran Hydraulic JournalIranian Hydraulic Association(2010-Now)
Journal of water and SoilShahid Chamran University(2012-Now)

Awards:

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Best Graduated student

Journal Papers

[1] Karimaei Tabarestani M., Zarrati A. R. (2017) “Local scour calculation around bridge pier during flood event”, Korean Society of Civil Engineering, 21(4), 1462-1472.

[2] Karimaei Tabarestani, M., Salamatian A., (2016), “Physical modeling of local scour around bridge pier”, Malaysian Journal of Civil Engineering, 28(3) , 349-364.

[3] Karimaei Tabarestani M.,Zarrati A. R., Azarmidokht H., Anvary, S., (2016), “Design of riprap layer with different stone sizes around rectangular bridge piers with or without an attached collar”, Iran Hydraulic Journal, 10(4), 51-64. (In Persian)

[4] Karimaei Tabarestani M., Zarrati A. R., (2015), “Sediment transport during flood event: A review”, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, Springer, 12(2), 775 – 788.

[5] Karimaei Tabarestani, M., Zarrati A. R., Mashahir M. B., Mokallaf, E., (2015), “Extent of riprap layer with different stone sizes around rectangular bridge piers with or without an attached collar”, International Journal of Science & Technology (Scientia Iranica), 22(3), 709-716.

[6] Karimaei Tabarestani Mojtaba, Zarrati A. R., Salamatian, A., (2015) “Design of riprap stone around bridge pier using empirical and Neural Network Method”, Civil Engineering Infrastructures Journal, 48(1), 175-188.

[7] Karimaei Tabarestani Mojtaba, Zarrati Amir Reza, (2015) “Effect of flood hydrograph time to peak on local scour around bridge pier”, Iran Hydraulic Journal, 9 (3), 15 – 32. (In Persian).

[8] Salamatian, A., Zarrati A. R., Karimaei Tabarestani Mojtaba, (2014) “Sediment transport in an unsteady flow condition”, Journal of Water Sciences Research, 6 (1), 59-70.

[9] Heidary, H., Zarrati A. R., Karimaei Tabarestani Mojtaba, (2014),“Bed forms characteristics in a live bed alluvial channel”,International Journal of Science &Technology (Scientia Iranica), 21(6), 1773-1780.

[10] Karimaei Tabarestani Mojtaba, Zarrati Amir Reza, (2013) Design of stable riprap around aligned and skewed rectangular bridge piers”, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (ASCE), 139(8), 911-916.

[11] Zokaie M., Zarrati, A. R., Salamatian, A., Karimaei Tabarestani Mojtaba, (2013),” Study on scouring around bridge piers protected by collar using low density sediment”, International Journal of Civil Engineering, 11(3), 199-205.

[12] Karimaei Tabarestani Mojtaba, Zarrati Amir Reza, (2012) “Effect of collar on time development and extension of scour hole around cylindrical bridge pier”, International Journal of Engineering, 25 (1), 11-16.

Conference Papers

[1] Karimaei Tabarestani, M., Salamatian, S. A., (2016), “Application of reliability analysis and risk assessment for riprap design at downstream of diversion dams with regard to different design floods- Case study: KAN diversion dam”, 15th Iranian Hydraulic Conference, Qazvin, Iran. December, 14– 15. (In Persian)

[2] Karimaei Tabarestani, M., Zarrati A. R. (2015), “Effect of downstream flow depth on local scour around bridge pier during hydrograph event”, 14th Iranian Hydraulic Conference, Zahedan, Iran. November, 11 – 12. (In Persian)

[3] Karimaei Tabarestani, M., Salamatian, S. A., Roshan, R. (2015), “Application of reliability analysis and risk assessment for riprap design at downstream of diversion dams- Case study: KAN diversion dam”, 14th Iranian Hydraulic Conference, Zahedan, Iran. November, 11 – 12. (In Persian)

[4] Salamatian, A., Forghani, M., Karimaei Tabarestani, M., (2015), “Flow Pattern and Stress Distribution around Three Spur Dike in Ninety Degree Bend”, International conference on water science technology, Bangkok, Thailand, June 25-26.

[5] Karimaei Tabarestani M., Roshan, R., (2015),” Application of reliability analysis and risk assessment for riprap design around bridge pier”, 10th International Conference on civil engineering, Tabriz, Iran, May, 5 – 7. (In Persian)

[6] Karimaei Tabarestani M., Zarrati A. R., (2015),”Effect of collar and flow unsteadiness on riprap stability around bridge pier”, 4th International Conference on Bridge, Tehran, Iran, January. 24-26. (In Persian)

[7] Salamatian, A., Karimaei Tabarestani, M., (2014), “3D configuration of backwater upstream of constrictions”, Scour and Erosion: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Scour and Erosion, Perth, Australia, December, 2 – 4, P. 469.

[8] Salamatian A., Karimaee Tabarestani Mojtaba, Zarrati, A. R., (2014), “Local Scour at a Cylindrical Bridge Pier under a Flood Hydrograph”, RIVER FLOW – 7th International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, Lausanne, Switzerland, P. 1387–1391.

[9] Karimaei Tabarestani Mojtaba, Zarrati Amir Reza, (2014),” Design of stable riprap around bridge pier based on reliability analysis- Case study: Bonner Bridge”, 8th National Conference on civil engineering, Babol, Iran, May, 6 – 7. (In Persian)

[10] Salamatian, A., Zarrati A. R., Karimaei Tabarestani Mojtaba, (2013) “Sediment transport in an unsteady flow condition”, 9th River Engineering Conference, Ahvaz, Iran, January. (In Persian)

[11] Karimaei Tabarestani Mojtaba, Zarrati Amir Reza, (2013) “Effect of flood hydrograph time to peak on local scour around bridge pier”, 12th Iranian Hydraulic Conference, Karaj, Iran. September, 29 – 31. Best paper, (In Persian)

[12] Salamatian A., Ghodsian, M., Karimaei Tabarestani Mojtaba, Foyouz, E., Pirestani, M.R. (2011) “ The effect of time on uniform and non-uniform sediment in scour hole dimensions downstream of impinging jets”, 34th IAHR World Congress , Brisbane, Australia, P. 3753-3760.

[13] Tahershamsi A., Geranmehr M., Karimaei Tabarestani Mojtaba, Mahboubi J., (2009) “Effect of Radiator Positions on Heat Distribution in the Building Using Numerical Model”, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Venice, Italy.

[14] Karimaee Tabarestani M., Zarrati, A. R., Zokaie M., (2009), “Effect of sediment density on local scour around bridge pier”, 8th Iranian Hydraulic Conference, Tehran, Iran, December, 15- 16. (In Persian)

Research Projects

TitleProject LeaderYearComments
1River Engineering methods for river and road/railway encroachment AmirReza Zarrati, Mojtaba Karimaei Tabarestani, Seyed Amin Salamatian and Mahdyar Khanpour2009 Military of road
2Effect of flow unsteadiness on local scour around bridge pier and performance of collar and riprap Mojtaba Karimaei Tabrestani and Amir Reza Zarrati2015 Military of Power

Books

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Courses Taught

For B.Sc.
Fluid mechanics, Hydraulic and Lab, Hydrology, Environmental Engineering, Hydraulic structure, Groundwater flow, Principles of dam Engineering
For M.Sc.
Physical modeling, Embankment dams, Hydrodynamics, River Engineering, Hydraulic Calculus,