Shamim Rahman


  • 919-515-7633


Ph.D. 1977

Civil Engineering

University of California, Berkeley

M.S. 1972

Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur

B.S. 1969

Civil Engineering

Bihar University

Research Description

Dr. Rahman is interested in geomechanics, soil dynamics, numerical methods, probabilistic analysis, containment transport in groundwater.


Response of High-Density Polyethylene Geomembrane-Sand Interfaces under Cyclic Shear Loading: Laboratory Investigation
Cen, W. J., Wang, H., Yu, L., & Rahman, M. S. (2020), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GEOMECHANICS, 20(2).
Slope Stability Analysis Using Genetic Simulated Annealing Algorithm in Conjunction with Finite Element Method
Cen, W., Luo, J., Yu, J., & Shamin Rahman, M. (2020), KSCE JOURNAL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, 24(1), 30–37.
Computational Geotechnics
Rafiei, A., Rahman, M. S., & Gabr, M. A. (2019), Geo-Congress 2019. Presented at the Eighth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering.
An Enhanced Generalized Plasticity Model for Coarse Granular Material considering Particle Breakage
Cen, W. J., Luo, J. R., Zhang, W. D., & Rahman, M. S. (2018), ADVANCES IN CIVIL ENGINEERING.
Improved Synchronous and Alternate Vacuum Preloading Method for Newly Dredged Fills: Laboratory Model Study
Liu, J., Lei, H., Zheng, G., Feng, S., & Rahman, M. S. (2018), International Journal of Geomechanics, 18(8), 04018086.
Improvement of very soft ground by a high-efficiency vacuum preloading method: A case study
Zheng, G., Liu, J. J., Lei, H. Y., Rahman, M. S., & Tan, Z. K. (2017), Marine Georesources & Geotechnology, 35(5), 631–642.
Uplift capacity of plate anchors in saturated clays: Analyses with different constitutive models
Ardebili, Z. A., Gabr, M. A., & Rahman, M. S. (2016), International Journal of Geomechanics, 16(2).
Constitutive models in simulating low-cycle fatigue and ratcheting responses of elbow
Hassan, T., & Rahman, M. (2015), Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 137(3).
Low-cycle fatigue and ratcheting responses of elbow piping components
Hassan, T., Rahman, M., & Bari, S. (2015), Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 137(3).
Plastic Flow of Sand and Pullout Capacity of Suction Caissons
Gabr, M. A., Xiao, J., & Rahman, M. S. (2015), Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 141(8), 02815002.

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Field testing and calibration of EDAR Method for Estimating Embedded Depth of Pile Foundations in North Carolina
NC Department of Transportation(10/01/17 - 3/31/20)
Pile Length Determination at Unknown Bridge Foundations
State of Alaska, Department of Transportation(9/23/15 - 9/30/19)
Improved Estimation of Embedded Pile Length for Reuse or for Pile Scour Evaluation
NC Department of Transportation(7/01/15 - 6/30/17)
Fuzzy Neural Network Models for Geotechnical Problems
NC Department of Transportation(7/01/04 - 6/30/07)