Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science and Engineering

Mr Mansour Sharafisafa


BSc Mining Eng , MSc Mining Eng


  • 2010
    M.Sc. Mining Engineering (Rock mechanics), Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran
  • 2008
    B.Sc. Mining Engineering (Mine Exploration), Kurdistan University, Iran

Work Experience

  • 2008
    AVEC Engineering Company, NIOC Oil Exploration Group Manager
  • 2011
    IMN Consulting Institute, Rock mechanics and Modelling Expert, 2 yrs

Research Interests

  • Development of Numerical Methods in Rock Mechanics and Engineering
  • Distinct Element Modelling in Geomechanics
  • Slope Stability Analysis in Jointed Rock Mass
  • Tunnel Stability Analysis
  • Blast Induced Wave and Fracture Propagation in Discontinuous Media


  • Dr Majidreza Nazem
  • Professor Daichao Sheng

Research Topic

Application of Combined Distinct-Finite Element Method in Mining Engineering