ARC Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science & Engineering

RHD Students

Mojtaba Mousakhani

RHD Students


M.Eng.Sc (Rock Mechanics)


  • 2013
    Master of Engineering Science (Rock Mechanics), University of Tehran, Iran

Research Interests

  • Analytical Methods
  • Numerical Methods (Finite Element Method (FEM), Extended Finite Element Method (XFEM), Discrete Element Method (DEM), Discontinuous Deformation Analysis (DDA))
  • Underground Construction (shallow tunnels in urban areas, and deep tunnel)
  • Slope Stability
  • Computer code programing & Parallel and High Performance Computing
  • NDT Methods


  • Professor Stephen Fityus
  • Associate Professor Klaus Thoeni
  • Associate Professor Anna Giacomini

Research Topic

Experimental and Numerical Study of rolling motion of blocks during rockfalls