Biography

Davood Fereidooni received his Ph.D. (2014) degree in Engineering Geology (Geological Engineering) from Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran, where he studied as a Ph.D. student from September 2009 to January 2014. He received his B.S. (2000) degree in Geology and M.S. (2004) in Engineering Geology, from Shahroud University of Technology and the Bu-Ali Sina University, respectively. He serves on School of Earth Sciences of Damghan University from 2014 to present as Assistant Professor of Engineering Geology. Through his research and consulting, Dr. Davood Fereidooni made seminal contributions in the areas of engineering geology and rock mechanics. He has innovated an apparatus and method for assessing durability of rocks, known as the “Durability Test Apparatus of Rock Subjected to Rainfall”. He is an author with a list of fundamental and advanced text books, including General and Engineering Geology (2009; 2014); Principle of Rock Slope Engineering (2015); and Engineering Geology for Geology Students (2017). He has also authored or co-authored more than 50 technical papers for journal and conference publications.

Davood Fereidooni, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor in Engineering Geology
Email: d.fereidooni@du.ac.ir
Email: d_fereidooni@yahoo.com
Phone/Fax: +98-2335220091, Int. 234
Address: School of Earth Sciences, Damghan University, Damghan, Semnan, Iran

Interests

Engineering Geology
Rock Mechanics
Rock Slope Stability Analysis
Engineering Properties of Anisotropic Foliated Rocks

Awards and Distinctions

Selected researcher in School of Earth Sciences, Damghan University, Damghan, Iran, 2015-2016

Winner of the Eighth Annual Excellence in Research Journal Award, IGI Global Publishing Group, USA, 2015

Inventions

Build and patent of a test apparatus entitled “Durability Test Apparatus of Rock Subjected to Rainfall” at Tehran, Iran

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. Sep. 2009 - Jan. 2014

    Engineering Geology

    Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran

  • M.Sc. Sep. 2000 - Jan. 2004

    Engineering Geology

    Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran

  • B.SC. Sep. 1995 - Jan. 2000

    Geology

    Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran

Academic Positions

  • Present2014

    Academic Staff

    School of Earth Sciences, Damghan University, Damghan, Iran

  • 20142005

    Academic Staff

    Civil Engineering Department, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan branch, Hamedan, Iran

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