Mohammad Hassan Baziar   Date of birth  06 . 06 . 1960   Position  Assistant Professor  Program area  Structural Engineering  Phone  +98 21 77240450 Ex: 3110  Email  baziar AT iust.ac.ir 
Education and Qualifications  Ph.D.  Geotechnical Engineering  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  Troy, NY, USA  1991  M.Sc.  Geotechnical Engineering  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  Troy, NY, USA  1987  B.Sc.  Civil Engineering  IUST  Tehran, Iran  1979 
Employment  Vice Chancellor for Research, and Technology, 2006Now
 Dean of School of Civil Engineering, 20042006
 Head of International Cooperation Office 20022004
 Dean of Graduate School 19982002
 Associate Dean of Education, School of Civil Engineering, 19961998
 Head of Geotechnical Engineering Department, 19941996
 Head of Soil Mechanics Laboratory, 19942000
 Iran University of Science & Technology
 Editor in C hief: International Journal of Civil Engineering, (ISI), 2003 Now
Memberships  Member of Permanent Committee on Review of Iranian Building Code (Building and Housing Research Center, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development), 1996Noww
 Member of Earthquake Engineering Committee (Geotechnical Engineering Subcommittee), Scientific and Industrial Research Organization of Iran, 1997 1999
 Member of Earthquake Engineering Committee (Slope Stability Subcommittee), Iranian Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, 1997Nnow
 Head of Management Committee, Iranian Society of Civil Engineers. 20012004
 Member of Management Committee, Iranian Society of Civil Engineers. 20012007
 Associate Member of Iranian Society of Civil Engineers, 1994 Now
Publications Books  Soil Mechanics Laboratory (1995, 5th edition)
 Geologic Plans and Sections for Civil Engineers, 1995
 Soil Mechanics (Lambe & Whitman) 2004, (2nd edition)
 Cone Penetration Tests, 1997
 Principles of Soil Dynamics, 2003, (2^{nd} edition)
Journals Papers  M.H. Baziar, E. Kermani, Y. Jafarian, (2009), New Predictive Models for the vmax/amax Ratio of Strong Ground Motions using Genetic Programming, International Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 236247.
 M.H. Baziar, Sh. Salemi, C. M. Merrifield, (2009), Dynamic Centrifuge Model Tests on AsphaltConcrete Core Dams, Geotechnique, Vol. 59, No. 9, pp. 763771.
 M.H. Baziar, A. Ghorbani, R. Katzenbach, (2009), SmallScale Model Test and Three Dimensional analysis of PileRaft Foundation on Medium Dense Sand, International Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 3, September, pp 170175.
 ZiaieMoayed, R, Naeini, S A, Baziar, M . H, and (In Press), StrengthFlow Parameters of Silty Sands from Piezocone Tests , Journal of Amir kabir University.
 Baziar, M H, and, Jafarian, Y, (2007) M.H.Assesment of liquefaction triggering using strain energy concept and ANN model, capacity energy Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, 27, pp 10561072.
 Baziar, M H, and ZiaieMoayed, R, (2006) M.H.Evaluation of cone penetration Resistance in Loose silty sand using calibration chamber, International Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 2, June, pp. 106119.
 Baziar, M H, and, Salemi, Sh, and Heidari, T, (2006) M.H.Analysis of Earthquake Response of an Asphalt Concrete core Empanelment Dam International Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 3, September, pp 192211.
 Baziar, M H, and, Ghorbani, A, (2005) M.H.Evaluation of Lateral spreading Using Artificial Neural NetworkM.H. Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Elsevier, 25, pp 19.
 Baziar, M H, and EsnaAshari, M, (2004) M.H.Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential of Silty Sand Using Laboratory Frozen Sample and CPT ResultsM.H., International Journal of Civil Engineering, Iranian Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp 16417 2.
 Naeini, S A, and Baziar, M H (2004) M.H.Effect of Fines Content on Steady State Strength of Mixed and Layered Samples of a Sand, Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering,24, pp 181187 .
 Baziar, M H, and ZiaeiMoayed, R, (2003) M.H.Effect of Silt content in Sand on CPT Results using Calibration Chambers International Journal of Civil Engineering, Iranian Society of Civil Engineers, Tehran, Iran, Vol.1, No. 1, pp. 1627 .
 Baziar, M H, and Nilipour, N, (2003) M.H.Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential Using CPT and Neural NetworkM.H., Journal of Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 23, July, pp 631635.
 Baziar, M H, Naieni, S A, and Ziaie–Moayed, R, (2003) M.H.Overview of the 1997 Ardebil Earthquake of Iran M.H. International Journal of Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology, Publication of European Association for Earthquake Engineering, (Italy), Vol. XVII, No. 1, pp 5058
 Naeini, S A, and Baziar, M H, (2002) ''Effect of Sample Preparation Techniques on Steady StateM.H. International Journal of Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Vol. 13 , No. 4, pp 123134.
 Baziar, M H, and Dobry, R, (1995) M.H.Residual Strength and LargeDeformation Potential of Loose Silty Sand, M.H.Journal of Geotechnical Eng., ASCE, Vol. 121, No. 12, pp 896906, December
Conferences Papers  M. Khodabakhshi and M.H. Baziar, (2010), Evaluation of deformation behavior of quay wallsunder earthquake loading , Fifth Intrernational Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, California , USA .
 S. Soltani and M.H. Baziar,(2009) M.H.Assessment of viscoelastoplastic constitutive model for asphalt mix response under repeated loading , proceedings of the 17th Intrernational Conference on Soil Mechanics Geotechnical Engineering.
 E. Kermani, Y. Jafarian and M.H. Baziar, (2009), A new attenuation model for peak ground acceleration in soil sites using genetic programming , 2nd Intrernational Conference On New Developments In Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, North Cyprus.
 S. Nabili, Y. Jafarian, and M.H. Baziar, (2008), Seismic Pore Water Pressure Generation Models: Numerical Evaluation And Comparison, The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China.
 Y. Jafarian R. Vakili,, A.R. Sadeghi, H.Sharafi and M.H. Baziar, (2008), A New Simplified Criterion For The Assessment Of Field Liquefaction Potential Based On Dissipated Kinetic Energy, The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China.
 A. Taghavi, M. Kamalian, M.H. Baziar, A. SohrabiBidar and M.K. Jafari, (2008), Starting Estimates of Seismic Site Coefficients Along 2D SemiElliptical Shaped Hills, The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Beijing, China.
 Nabili, S, Jafarian, Y, Baziar, M H, (2008), Evaluation of the Martin Et Al. (1975) Pore Pressure Build up Model Using Laboratory Test Data 6th International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Arlington, VA, August 1116, 2008.
 Nabili, S, Jafarian, Y, Baziar, M H, (2008), Seismic Pore Water Pressure Generation Models: Numerical Evaluation and Comparison 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering October 1217, 2008, Beijing, China.
 Jafarian, Y, Vakili, R, Sadeghi, A. R., Sharafi, H., Baziar, M.H., (2008), A New Simplified Criterion for the Assessment of Field Liquefaction Potential Based On Dissipated Kinetic Energy , 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering October 1217, 2008, Beijing, China.
 A. Noorzad, A. Taghavi and M.H. Baziar, (2008), Detection of Internal Erosion in Embankment Dams Using Temperature Measurements, 4th National Conference on Civil engineering, Tehran, Iran.
 Sh. Salemi, M.H. Baziar, C. M. Merrifield, T. Heidari,(2008) Investigation of Dynamic Behavior of Asphalt Core Dams, 6th International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical, Arlington, VA, August 1116.
 Naghavi, N, and Baziar, M H, (2008) Parametric Study of the Response of Single Pile under Lateral Loding at the Pile Head 6th International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Arlington, VA, August 1116, 2008.
 Gorbani, A, and Baziar, MH, (2007) M.H.Investigation of Bearing Behavior of pile Raft Foundation Using Numerical ModelingM.H. Proceedings of 32nd Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, October, 1113, Colorado Spring, Co, USA, pp 471478.
 Naghavi, N, and Baziar, M H, (2007) Comparison of the Response Spectra and Site Coefficients from UBC, IBC & EC code with Iranian 2800 code considering soil classification 5th International conference on Seismology and Earth quake Engineering, Tehran Islamic Republic of Iran, may 1316, pp. 110.
 Tafazzoli, N, and Baziar, M H, (2007) Evaluation of Basin Effect on Ground Motion CD Processing’s of 4th International conference on Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, June 2528, Thessafonifec, Grcece, Paper xlc 1323.
 Heidari, T, Salemi, Sh, and Baziar, M H, (2007) Effect of Canyon Shape on the Seismic Response of Earth fell Dams CD Proceedings of the First European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, paper No. 1705
 Baziar, M H, Tafazzoli, N, Fatemi Aghda, M, (2006) 2D Evaluation of the Site Effect in the City of Bam Proceedings of the First European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Geneva, Switzerland, September 38
 Baziar, M H, Jafarian Marzouni, Y, (2006) Assessment of Earth Dams Displacement During Earthquake Using Newmark and Decoupled Approaches CD Proceedings of the First European Conference on Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Geneva, Switzerland, September 38
 Tafazzoli, N, Baziar, M H, (2006)M.H.Retrofitting of the Foundations for Earthquake Resistance Proceedings of the 1st International Congress on Seismic Retrofitting, Tehran, Iran
 Baziar, M H, Shahnazari, H and Maleki, R, (2005) M.H.Evaluation of Accelerogram Characteristics Effects on Dynamic Behavior of Eath DamM.H. Proceedings of Eleventh International Conference on Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Torino, Italy, June 1924, pp. 201 208
 JafarianManzouni, Y, and Baziar, M H, (2005) M.H.Application of Sinusoidal Pulses Instead of Acceleration Records in Newmark Slidy Block ModelsM.H. Proceedings of Eleventh International Conference on Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Torino, Italy, June 1924,
pp. 256272  Salemi, Sh., Baziar, M H, Heidari, T, (2005) Dynamic Behavior Evaluation of AsphaltConcrete Core Dams Proceedings of the SECED Young Engineers Conference, Bath, UK, March 2122
 Boroumand, A, and Baziar, M H, (2005) M.H.Determinations of Compacted Clay Permeability by Artificial Neural NetworksM.H. Proceedings of the Ninth International Water Technology Conference, Sharm ElSheikh, Egypt, March1720, pp. 515526
 Soleiman, K, Baziar, M H, and Salehzadeh, H, (2004) M.H.Analysis of Excessive Deformation of the Mahabad DamM.H. Proceedings of Dam Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, Sept. 510.
 Baziar, M H, and Jafarian, Y, (2004) M.H.the Minimum Safe Distances between Slopes and StructuresM.H. Proceedings of International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, Sharjah, UAE, Oct.36, pp 152157.
 Azari, S, and Baziar, M H, (2004) M.H.Site Coefficient for Iranian Seismic Code and its Comparison with other CodesM.H. Proceedings of International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, Sharjah, UAE, Oct.36, pp 134139
 Ghorbani, A, Baziar, M H, and Mollabashi, A, (2004) M.H.Geotechnical Studies and Design of a Drilling Platform in Swampy Region of Persian GulfM.H. Proceedings of International Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, Sharjah, UAE, Oct.36 pp 147151
 EsnaAshori, M, and Baziar, M H, (2004) M.H.Liquefaction Resistance of silty sand Based on Laboratory sample and CPT ResultsM.H. CD proceedings of 13th world conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vancouver, BC, Canada, August, 1b, paper No. 1750
 Baziar, M H, Esnaashari, M, and Salehzadeh, H (2004) M.H.Comparison of Soil Classification Methods Using CPT ResultsM.H. Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, April 1317, NY, USA
 Baziar, M H, Merrifield, C M, Salemi, Sh, and Heidari, T (2004) M.H.Three Dimensional Dynamic Analysis of Alborz Dam With Asphalt and Clay CoresM.H. Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, April 1317, NY, USA
 Salemi, Sh, and Baziar, M H, (2003) M.H.Dynamic Response Analysis of a Rock fill Dam with Asphalt Concrete CoreM.H. Proceedings of Soil and Rock America Conference, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA, June 2226, pp 22952300.
 Baziar, M H, Salemi, Sh, Noorzad, A, and Ghannad, Z, (2003) M.H.Evaluation of Earthquake Response of the 15th Kharaded EarthdarmM.H. Proceeding of Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Sept. 713, International Committee on Large Dams Congress , Canada, pp 10111024.
 Ziaie Moayed, R, Naeini, S A, Baziar. M H, (2002) M.H.Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential of Loose Silty Sand Based on CPTU ResultsM.H. Proceedings of Canadian Geotechnical Society Conference, October 2024, Canada, pp 95100
 Naeini, S A, Ziaie Moayed, R, Baziar, M H, (2002) M.H.Undrained Shear Strength of Silty Sand Soils Using Piezocone Test ResultsM.H. Proceedings of Canadian Geotechnical Society Conference, October 2024, Canada, pp. 617621
 Baziar, M H, and Tabibnejad, M R (2002) M.H.Behavior of Stratified Silty Sands During LiquefactionM.H. CD Proceedings of 12 European Conference on Earthquake Engineering., Sept. 713, London, UK
 EsnaAshari, M, Salehzaded, H, Jafari, M K, Shaffiee, A, and Baziar, M H, (2002) M.H.Correlation Between Cyclic Strength of Loose Silty Sands and CPT resultsM.H. CD Proceedings of 12th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Sept. 713, London, UK
 Salemi, Sh, and Baziar, M H, (2002) M.H.Monitoring and Analysis for Seepage at 15th Khordad DikeM.H. Proceedings of Conference in Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Paris, Sept. 46, France, pp 859868
 Naeini, S A, and Baziar, M H, (2002) M.H.The Influence of Silt Content on Liquefaction Strength of SandsM.H. Proceedings of the Fifteen International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, Aug 2731, pp 28252828
 Baziar M H, and Ziaie Moayed R, (2001) M.H.Evaluation of Cone Penetration Resistance of Loose Silty Sand in the Calibration Chamber M.H. Proceedings of the Fifteen International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 2731, pp 2729
 Baziar, M H, and EsnaAshary, M, (2001) M.H.DESRAPI, A Computer Program for Dynamic Effective Stress Response Analysis of Soil DepositsM.H. Proceedings of the Fifteen International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 273, pp 644652
 Baziar, M H, Ghorbani, A and Ghiassian, H, (1999) M.H. Finite Element and Simplified Analysis of Piled – Raft SystemM.H. Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Deep Foundation Practice, incorporating Pile Talk, Singapore, July 2930, pp 125133
 Baziar, M H, and Ghannad, Z, (1999) M.H.Dynamic Analysis of an Earth Dam Using Shear Slice TheoryM.H. Proceedings of Ninth International Conference on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Bergen Norway, August 912, pp 104
 Baziar, M H, Naeini, S A, and Zandilak, K, (1999) M.H.Influence of Confining Pressure, Frequency, and shear Strain on Damping Ratio of a Silty SandM.H. Proceedings of Ninth International Conference on Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Bergen, Norway, August 912, pp 65
 Baziar, M H, Fallah, H, Razeghi H R, and Khorasani, M M, (1998) M.H.The Relation of Shear Wave velocity and SPT for Soils in Iran M.H. Proceedings of 11th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Paris, France, Sept.
 Baziar, M H, Ziaie Moayed, R, (1998) M.H.Evaluation of Liquefaction Potential and Lateral Deformations using CPT and Field Case HistoriesM.H. Proceedings of the First International Conference On Site Characterization, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, April 1922, pp 977982.
 Baziar, M H, Naeini, S A, and Ziaei Moayed, R, (1998) M.H.Geotechnical Damage During the 1997 Ardebil Earthquake in IranM.H. Proceeding of First Iran – Japan Work shop on Recent Earthquakes in Iran & Japan, Iran, May 1618, pp 137146
 Mahmoodzadegan, B, and Baziar , M H, (1997) M.H.Application of Cone Penetration Test Delineation of Soils and Groundwater Contaminated with Chemical WastesM.H. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Civil Engineering, Tehran, Iran, May 46, pp 325356
 Baziar, M H, and Ahmadi, J, (1996) M.H.A Computer Program to Evaluate the Dynamic Response of Machine FoundationM.H. Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Methods in Civil Engg, Bahrain, pp April 619625.
 Baziar, M H, Behbahani H, and Fallah, H, (1995) M.H.Review of Landslides Affecting Road Transportation System in IranM.H. Proceedings of International Conference on Road Transport, India, December, pp. 13861392
 Baziar, M H, and Shahnazri, H, (1994) M.H.Recorded PGA during the 1990 Iran Earthquake and Its Use for Prediction of Lateral Ground DeformationM.H. Proceedings of 10th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering Vienna, Austria, September, pp 149154
 Baziar , M H, Dobry, R, and Alemi, M, (1992) M.H.Evaluation of Lateral Ground Deformation using Sliding Block Model Proceedings of 10th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Madrid, Spain, July 1924, pp 14011406
 Dobry, R, and Baziar, M H, (1992) M.H.Modeling of Lateral Spreads in Silty Sands by Sliding Soil BlocksM.H. Proceedings of Conference on Slopes and Embankment Slopes, II, Berkeley, USA, July, pp 625652.
 Baziar, M H, and Dobry, R, (1991) M.H.Liquefaction Ground Deformation Predicted from Laboratory Tests M.H. Proceedings of Second International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Engineering and Soil Dynamics, Missouri, USA, December, pp 451456.
 Baziar, M H, and Dobry, R, (1991) Discussion of M.H.Liquefaction Ground Deformation Predicted from Laboratory Tests M.H. by Wightman, A, and Jefferies, M G, Proceedings of Second International Conference on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics, Missouri, USA, December, pp 20292031.
 Baziar, M H, Dobry, R, Succarieh, M F, (1991) Evaluation of Sliding Block Model for Sand Slopes During Earthquake using Laboratory TestM.H. Proceedings of First International Conference on Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Tehran Iran, May, 2729, pp 481490
 Dobry, R, and Baziar, M H, (1990) M.H.Evaluation of Deformation Caused by Lateral SpreadingM.H. Proceedings of Third Japan US Workshop on Earthquake Resistant Design of Lifeline Facilities and Counter Measures for Soil Liquefaction, San Francisco, USA, December, pp 209223
 Vasqueg Herrera, A, Dobry, R, and Baziar, M H, (1990) M.H.ReEvaluation of Liquefaction Triggering and Flow Sliding in the Lower San Fernando Dam During the 1971 earthquakeM.H. Proceedings of Fourth US National Conference on Engineering, Palm Spring, USA, May 2024, pp 783792
 Dobry, R, Elgamal, A W, Baziar, M H, and Vucetic, M, (1989) M.H.Pore Pressure and Acceleration Response of Wildlife Site During the 1987 EarthquakeM.H. Proceedings of Second US Japan Workshop on Liquefaction and their Effects on Lifelines, NY, USA., September 2629, pp 48179.
Honors  Distinguish transla ted book in the field of Civil E ngineering, for the book M.H.Soil Mechanics, Lambe and whitmanM.H., Amirkabir University of Technology, 2006
 Distinguish author in the Civil engineering field, for the book M.H.Soil DynamicsM.H., Amirkabir University of Technology, 2004
 Due to high scholastic achievement during studying in RPI, Bed Ford Prize was awarded as the best civil engineering graduate student, 1991
