Principal Investigator

Ghayoomi

Majid Ghayoomi, PhD, PE

Associate Professor 

Phone: (603) 862-3997
Fax: (603) 862-2364
Email: majid.ghayoomi@unh.edu

University of New Hampshire
Kingsbury Hall Room W175
33 Academic Way
Durham, NH 03824

Education:

Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2011.

M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2006.

B.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, 2004.

Academic Appointments :

Associate Professor, University of New Hampshire, 2018-Present.

Assistant Professor, University of New Hampshire, 2012-2018.

Research Associate, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2011-2012.

Adjunct Faculty, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2011.

Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2006-2010.

Honors and Awards :

2018 Young Member Presidential Lectuer (Bright Spark Lecture) Award - ISSMGE

2015 ASCE ExCEEd Fellow

2014 International Award for Best Journal Paper in Application of Unsaturated Soil Mechanics - ISSMGE

2011 Major Engineering Excellence Award – University of Colorado at Boulder

2010 Honorable Mention for the Best Paper in ASCE conference (Geo-Florida 2010)

2010 Graduate Student Poster Competition Award (Geo-Trends 2010)

2004 Bronze Medal – Iranian National Graduate Civil Engineering Olympiad

2003 Honored Paper by British Council (10th Iran National Civil Engineering Conference)

Professional Affiliations :

ASCE - Geo Institute

ASCE - Unsaturated Soils Committee (Secretary 2019-Present)

ASCE - Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics Committee 

ISSMGE - International Society of Soil Mecahnics and Geotechnical Engineering

USUCGER - United States Universities Council on Geotechnical Education and Research

NASA SMAP Science Team (2020-Present)

UNH Reesearch and Engagement Academy

UNH Center for Climate and Infrastructure

ICNet Infrastructure and Climate Network

Professional Licensure :

State of New Hampshire, Civil Engineering - Geotechnical