Publications

Refereed Journal Papers

[J28] Turner, M.M., Ghayoomi, M., Ueda, K., Uzuoka, R. (2021) “Performance of Rocking Foundations on Unsaturated Soil Layer with Variable Groundwater Levels”, Geotechnique, (Accepted – In Press).
 
[J27] Martinez, A., DeJong, J., Akin, I., Aleali, A., Arson, C., Atkinson, J., Bandini, P., Baser, T., Borela, R., Boulanger, R., Burrall, M., Chen, Yuyan, Collins, C., Cortes, D., Dai, S., DeJong, T., Del Dottore, E., Dorgan, K., Fragaszy, R., Frost, J.D., Full, R., Ghayoomi, M., Goldman, D., Gravish, N., Guzman, I., Hambelton, J., Hawkes, E., Helms, M., Hu, D., Huang, L., Huang, S., Hunt, C., Irschick, D., Lin, H.T., Lingwall, B., Marr, A., Mazzolai, B., McInroe, B., Murthy, T., O’Hara, K., Porter, M., Sadek, S., Sanchez, M., Santamarina, C., Shao, L, Sharp, J., Stuart, H., Stutz, H.H., Summers, A., Tao, J., Tolley, M., Treers, M., Turnbull, K., Valdez, R., van Passen, L., Viggiani, G., Wilson, D., Wu, W., Yu, X., Zheng, J.  (2021) “Bio-inspired Geotechnical Engineering: Principles, Current Work, Opportunities and Challenges”, Geotechnique, Geotechnique, 1-19, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1680/jgeot.20.P.170
 
[J26] Mousavi, S. and Ghayoomi, M. (2021) “Seismic Compression of Unsaturated Silty Sands: A Strain-Based Approach”, ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 147(5), 1-12; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002507
 
[J25] Mousavi, S. and Ghayoomi, M. (2021).“Liquefaction Mitigation of Sands with Non-Plastic Fines via Microbial Induced Partial Saturation”, ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 147(2), 1-15; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002444
 
[J24] Mousavi, S., Ghayoomi, M., and McCartney, J.S. (2021) "Discussion of “Simplified Procedure for Prediction of Earthquake Induced Settlements in Partially Saturated Soils” by Abdülhakim Zeybek and Santana Phani Gopal Madabhushi", ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 147(1), 1-2, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002436
 
[J23] Borghei, A., Ghayoomi, M., and Turner, M. (2020)Effects of Groundwater Level on Seismic Response of Soil-Foundation Systems”, ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 146 (10),  1-16; https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0002359

[J22] Elshaer, M., Ghayoomi, M., and Daniel, J.S. (2020) “The Role of Predictive Models for Resilient Modulus of Unbound Materials in Pavement FWD-Deflection Assessment”, Road Materials and Pavement Design, 21(2), 374-392; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2018.1500297
 
[J21] Borghei, A. and Ghayoomi, M. (2019) “Experimental Evaluation of Two-Stage Scaling Method in Physical Modeling of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems”, International Journal of Physical Modeling in Geotechnics, 1-16; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1680/jphmg.19.00033    
 
[J20] Mousavi, S., Ghayoomi, M., and Jones, S.H. (2019) “Compositional and Geo-Environmental Factors in Microbial Induced Partial Saturation”, Environmental Geotechnics, 1-13; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1680/jenge.18.00087
 
[J19] Borghei, A. and Ghayoomi, M. (2019) “The Role of Kinematic Interaction on Measured Seismic Response of Soil-Foundation Systems”, Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 129, 1-11; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2019.05.013
[J18] Elshaer, M., Ghayoomi, M., and Daniel, J.S. (2019) “Impact of Subsurface Water on Structural Performance of Inundated Flexible Pavements”, International Journal of Pavement Engineering, 20(8), 947-957; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2017.1366767
 
[J17] Mirshekari, M., Ghayoomi, M., and Borghei, A. (2018) “A Review on Soil-Water Retention Scaling in Centrifuge Modeling of Unsaturated Sands”, ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, 41(6), 979-997;  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/GTJ2017012
 
[J16] Ghayoomi, M., Ghadirianniari, S., Khosravi, A., and Mirshekari, M. (2018) “Seismic Behavior of Pile-Supported Systems in Unsaturated Sand”, Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 12, 162-173; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2018.05.014 

[J15] Jarast S., P. and Ghayoomi, M. (2018) “Numerical Modeling of Cone Penetration Test in Unsaturated Sand inside a Calibration Chamber”, ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics, 18(2), 1-13; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0001052
 
[J14] Elshaer, M., Ghayoomi, M., and Daniel, J.S. (2018) “Methodology to Evaluate Performance of Pavement Structure Using Soil Moisture Profile”, Road Materials and Pavement Design, 19(4), 952-971; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2017.1283356
 
[J13] Azadi, M., Ghayoomi, M., Shamskia, N., Kalantari, H. (2017) “Physical and Mechanical Properties of Reconstructed, Bio-Cemented Sand”, Soils and Foundations, 57(5), 698-706; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sandf.2017.08.002
 
[J12] Ghayoomi, M., Suprunenko, G., and Mirshekari, M. (2017) “Cyclic Triaxial Test to Measure Strain-Dependent Shear Modulus of Unsaturated Sand”. ASCE International Journal of Geomechanics, 17(9), 1-12; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000917
 
[J11] Le, K. and Ghayoomi, M. (2017) “Cyclic Direct Simple Shear Test to Measure Strain-Dependent Dynamic Properties of Unsaturated Sand”, ASTM Getechnical Testing Journal, 40(3), 381-395; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/GTJ20160128
 
[J10] Mirshekari, M. and Ghayoomi, M. (2017) “Centrifuge Tests to Assess Seismic Site Response of Partially Saturated Sand Layers”, Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 94, 254-265; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.01.024
 
[J9] Hushmand, A., Dashti, S., Davis, C., Hushmand, B., Zhang, M., Ghayoomi, M., McCartney, J.S., Lee, Y., and Hu, J. (2016) “Seismic Performance of Underground Reservoir Structures: Insight from Centrifuge Modeling on the Influence of Structure Stiffness”, ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmnetal Engineering, 142(7), 1-13; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001477
 
[J8] Ghayoomi, M. and McCartney (2016) “Step-by-Step Procedure to Estimate Seismic Settlement of Partially Saturated Soils”, Indian Geotechnical Journal, 46(3), 272-275; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40098-015-0176-0 (Invited Paper)
 
[J7] Hashash, Y.M.A., Dashti, S., Romero, M.I., Ghayoomi, M., and Musgrove, M. (2015) “Evaluation of 1-D Seismic Site Response Modeling of Sand using Centrifuge Experiments”, Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 78, 19-31; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2015.07.00
 
[J6] Ghayoomi, M. and Dashti, S. (2015) “Effect of Ground Motion Characteristics on Seismic Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction”, Earthquake Spectra, 31(3), 1789-1812; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1193/040413EQS089M
 
[J5] Ghayoomi, M., Dashti, S., and McCartney, J.S. (2014) “Closure to: Performance of a Transparent, Flexible Shear Beam-Type Container for Geotechnical Centrifuge Modeling of Dynamic Problems”, Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 67, 363-369; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2014.02.002
 
[J4] Ghayoomi, M., Dashti, S., and McCartney, J.S. (2013) “Performance of a Transparent, Flexible Shear Beam-Type Container for Geotechnical Centrifuge Modeling of Dynamic Problems ”, Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 53, 230-239; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.soildyn.2013.07.007
 
[J3] Ghayoomi, M., McCartney, J.S., Ko, H.-Y. (2013) “An Empirical Methodology to Estimate Seismically Induced Settlement of Partially-Saturated Sand.” ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and GeoEnv. Engineering, 139(3), 367-376; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000774 (ISSMGE TC106 Best Paper Award)
 
[J2] Ghayoomi, M. and McCartney, J.S. (2011) “Measurement of the Small-Strain Shear Moduli of Partially-Saturated Sands During Infiltration in a Geotechnical Centrifuge.” Special Issue on Advances in Experimental Characterization of Unsaturated Soils, Volume 1. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal. 34(5), 503-513; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/GTJ103608
 
[J1] Ghayoomi M., McCartney, J.S., and Ko, H.-Y.  (2011) “Centrifuge Test to Assess the Seismic Compression of Partially Saturated Sands.” ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, 34(4), 321-331; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1520/GTJ103355
 

Refereed Conefernce Proceedings Papers

[C38] Rafiei, A., Gabr, M.A., Rahman, M.S., Ghayoomi, M. (2021), “Cyclic Response and Instability Analysis of Sandy Seabed Due to Surging Waves”, ASME 40th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore, and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2021), June 2021, 7p (In Press).
 
[C37] Mousavi, M.,  Ghayoomi, M., and Dave, E.  (2021), “A Conceptual System Dynamics Framework to Evaluate Performance of Pavement Foundations under Moisture Hysteresis”, 4th International Conference on Transportation Geotechnics, Chicago, Illinois, 2020, 12p.
 
[C36] Mousavi, M. and Ghayoomi, M. (2020), “A Semi-Empirical Model to Predict Excess Pore Pressure Generation in Partially Saturated Sand”, E-UNSAT2020, Lisbon, Portugal, 2020, 1-6 .
 
[C35] Borghei, A., Ghayoomi, M., and Turner, M. (2020), “Centrifuge Tests to Evaluate the Effect of Depth of Water Table on Seismic Response of Shallow Foundations on Silty Sands”, E-UNSAT2020, Lisbon, Portugal, 2020, 1-6 .
 
[C34] Borghei, A., Ghayoomi, M., and Turner, M. (2020), “Centrifuge Tests to Evaluate Seismic Settlement of Shallow Foundations on Unsaturated Silty Sand”, Geo-Congress 2020, Minneapolis, Minnesota 2020, 1-10.  
 
[C33] Mirshekari, M., Ghayoomi, M., and Kaklamanos, J. (2019), “Sensitivity of Seismic Site Response to Fluctuations in Water Levels”, 7th International Conference in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Roma, Italy, 1-8.
 
[C32] Borghei, A. and Ghayoomi, M. (2019), “Centrifuge Tests to Evaluate Dynamic Impedance Functions of Square Surface Foundation”, 7th International Conference in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Roma, Italy, 1-8.
 
[C31] Mousavi, S. and Ghayoomi. M. (2019), “Liquefaction Mitigation of Silty Sands via Microbial Induced Partial Saturation”, Geo-Congress 2019, Philadelphia, PA, March 2019, 1-10.
 
[C30] Mousavi, S. and Ghayoomi, M. (2018), “Dynamic Response of Microbial Induced Partially Saturated Sand”, B2G-Atlanta 2018, Atlanta, GA, September 2018, 1-6.
 
[C29] Ghayoomi, M., Jarast, P., Mirshekari, M., and Borghei, A. (2018), “Application of Cone Penetrometer for Unsaturated Soils inside Geotechnical Centrifuge ", 7th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Hong Kong, August 2018, 1-6.
 
[C28] Mirshekari, M. and Ghayoomi, M. (2018), “Effect of Shaking Intensity on Seismic Response of Unsaturated Sand Layers", 7th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Hong Kong, August 2018, 1-6.
 
[C27] Borghei, A. and Ghayoomi, M. (2018), “Experimental Evaluation of Two-Stage Scaling in Physical Modeling of Soil-Foundation-Structure Systems", 9th International Conference in Physical Modeling in Geotechnics, London, UK, July 2018, 1-6.
 
[C26] Mirshekari, M., Ghayoomi, M., and Borghei, A. (2018), “Modeling Experiments to Investigate Soil-Water Retention in Geotechnical Centrifuge”, 9th International Conference in Physical Modeling in Geotechnics, London, UK, July 2018, 1-6.
 
[C25] Borghei, A. and Ghayoomi, M. (2018), “Centrifuge Modeling to Evaluate Kinematic Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction ", Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics V, Austin, TX, June 2018, 1-10.
 
[C24] Jarast, P. and Ghayoomi, M. (2017), “Design and Calibration of a Miniature Cone for Testing in Unsaturated Soils”, 2nd Pan-American Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Dallas, TX, November 2017, 1-10.
 
[C23] Mirshekari, M. and Ghayoomi, M. (2017), “Simulating Seismic Response of Unsaturated Sand Layers inside a Geotechnical Centrifuge”, 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Seoul, South Korea, September 2017, 1-4.
 
[C22] Ghadirianniari, S., Khosravi, A., Mirshekari, M., and Ghayoomi, M. (2017), “Earthquake Induced Lateral Deformation of Pile-Supported System in Unsaturated Sand”, 3rd International Conference on Performance-Based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Vancouver, Canada, July 2017, 1-7.
 
[C21] Elshaer, M., Ghayoomi, M., and Daniel, J.S. (2017), “Bearing Capacity Analysis of Pavement Structures for Short Tem Flooding Events”, 10th International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways, and Airfields, Athens, Greece, June, 2017, 2127-2133. 
 
[C20] Jarast S., P. and Ghayoomi, M. (2017), “Numerical Evaluation of the Effect of Unsaturated Soil above the Water Table on Cone Resistance”, Geotechnical Frontiers 2017, Florida, US, GSP280, 623-632.
 
[C19] Le, K. and Ghayoomi, M. (2016), “Suction-Controlled Dynamic Simple Shear Apparatus for Measurement of Dynamic Properties of Unsaturated Soils”, 3rd European Conference on Unsaturated Soil Mechanics, Paris, France, 1-6.
 
[C18] Jarast S., P. and Ghayoomi, M. (2016), “Simple Numerical Model to Simulate Penetration Testing in Unsaturated Soils”, 3rd European Conference on Unsaturated Soil Mechanics, Paris, France, 1-6.
 
[C17] Suprunenko, G. and Ghayoomi, M. (2015), “Suction-Controlled Cyclic Triaxial System for Measurement of Dynamic Properties of Unsaturated Soils”, XV Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1-6.
 
[C16] Hill, A., Getchell, J., and Ghayoomi, M. (2015), “Centrifuge Test to Evaluate Internal Strut Load in Shallow Underground Retaining Structures”, XV Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1-6.
 
[C15] Mirshekari, M. and Ghayoomi, M. (2015), “Simplified Equivalent Linear and Nonlinear Site Response Analysis of Partially Saturated Soil Layers”, IFCEE 2015, Geotechnical Special Publication 256, M. Iskander, M.T. Suleiman, J.B. Anderson, D.F. Laefer eds., San Antonio, Texas, 2131-2140.
 
[C14] Ghayoomi, M. and Mirshekari, M. (2014), “Equivalent Linear Site Response Analysis of Partially Saturated Sand Layers”, UNSAT2014 Conference, Sydney, CRC Press, 561-567.
 
[C13] Hushmand, A., Dashti, S., Zhang, M., McCartney, J.S., Ghayoomi, M., Hushmand, B., Mokarram, N., Davis, C., Yangsoo, L., Hu, J. (2014), “Seismic Soil-Structure-Interaction and Lateral Earth Pressures on Buried Reservoir Structures”, Proceedings of ASCE Geo-Congress 2014 (GSP 234), M. Abu-Farsakh and L. Hoyos, eds. ASCE. 1215-1224.
 
[C12] Ghayoomi, M. and Dashti, S. (2014), “Effect of Earthquake Shaking Intensity and Intensity Rate on Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction”, 8th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Gaudin & White, eds., Perth, CRC Press, 1017-1023.
 
[C11] Ghayoomi, M. and Wadsworth, S. (2014), “Renovation and Reoperation of a Geotechnical Centrifuge at the University of New Hampshire”, 8th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, Gaudin & White, eds., Perth, CRC Press, 201-205.
 
[C10] Dashti, S., Hushmand, A., Ghayoomi, M., McCartney, J.S., Zhang, M., Hushmand, B., Mokarram, N., Bastani, A., Davis, C., Yangsoo, L., Hu, J. (2013), “Centrifuge Modeling of Seismic Soil-Structure Interaction, and Lateral Earth Pressures for Large Near-Surface Underground Structures”, Proceedings of 18th International Conference in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Paris, Sep. 1-5. IOS Press. 899-902.
 
[C9] Dashti, S., Gillis, K., Ghayoomi, M., and Hashash, Y. (2012), “Sensing of Lateral Seismic Earth Pressures in Geotechnical Centrifuge Models”, 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, 1-10.
 
[C8] Ghayoomi, M, Dashti, S., and McCartney, J.S. (2012), “Design and Performance of A Transparent Flexible Shear Beam- Container for Dynamic Geotechnical Centrifuge Testing.” Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Performance-Based Design in Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, May 28-30. Taormina. pp. 1-12. (CD-ROM).
 
[C7] Ghayoomi, M. and McCartney, J.S. (2012) “Centrifuge Evaluation of the Impact of Partial Saturation on the Amplification of Peak Ground Acceleration in Soil Layers”, Proceedings of GeoCongress 2012 (GSP 225). R.D. Hryciw, A. Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, and N. Yesiller, eds. ASCE. pp. 1968-1977.
 
[C6] Ghayoomi, M., Khosravi A., McCartney, J.S., and Ko, H.-Y. (2010). “Challenges in Predicting the Earthquake-Induced Settlements of Partially Saturated Sands.” GeoFlorida 2010: Advances in Analysis, Modeling & Design (GSP 199). Feb. 20-24. ASCE. pp. 3052-3061.
 
[C5] Khosravi, A., Ghayoomi, M., McCartney, J.S., and Ko, H.-Y. (2010). “Impact of Effective Stress in Dynamic Shear Modulus of Unsaturated Sands.” GeoFlorida 2010: Advances in Analysis, Modeling & Design (GSP 199). Feb. 20-24. ASCE. pp. 410-419 (Honorable Mention Award).
 
[C4] Haeri, S.M., Shakeri, M.R., and Ghayoomi, M. (2007). “Cyclic Behavior of Limy Cemented Gravelly Sand.” 4th International Conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Greece, Thessaloniki, 1-11 (CD-ROM).
 
[C3] Jaffarzadeh, F., Ghayoomi, M., and Bahmanpour, A. (2006). “The Effect of Open Trench on Active Foundation Isolation Using Physical Modeling.” International Conference on Physical Modeling in Geotechnics, Ng, Wang, and Zhang, eds., Hong Kong, 1217-1228.
 
[C2] Ghayoomi, M., Alaghebandian, R., and Mesbah, S.M. (2003). “The Behavior of Reinforced High Strength Concrete Frames Under Impact Loading.” 10th Iran National Civil Engineering Conference, Tehran, Iran (In Farsi), 1-11.
 
[C1] Mesbah, S.M., Alaghebandian, R., and Ghayoomi, M. (2003). “The effect of strength and Ductility of Steel on Impact Strength of High strength Concrete Frames.” 10th Iran National Civil Engineering Conference, Iran, Tehran (In Farsi), 1-11.
 

Non-Refereed Publications

[N3] Mirshekari, M. and Ghayoomi, M. (2016) Geo-SEI Congress 2016, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, February, 2016; 1-6.
[N2]  Mirshekari M. and Ghayoomi, M. (2015). “Seismic Site Response Analysis of Partially Saturated Sand”, EERI Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, April 2015. (Abstract).
 [N1] Ghayoomi, M., McCartney, J.S., and Ko, H.-Y. (2011). “A New Centrifuge Physical Modeling Technique to Evaluate Seismic Compression of Partially-Saturated Sand” American Rock Mechanics Association Magazine. 1 p.