Mehrad Kamalzare

Mehrad Kamalzare

Assistant Professor , Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering

Education and Professional Registrations

  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2013
  • M.S. Geotechnical Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, International University of Qazvin, 2010
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, International University of Qazvin, 2008


  • P.E. Registered Professional Civil Engineer in the States of California, New York, and Connecticut


  • Advanced Soil Mechanics I (Graduate)
  • Advanced Soil Mechanics II (Graduate)
  • Subsurface Investigation and Soil Charactrization (Graduate)
  • Advanced Geotechnical Laboratory (Graduate)
  • Foundation Engineering and Retaining Wall Design (Undergraduate)
  • Geotechnical Engineering (Undergraduate)
  • Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory (Undergraduate)

Selected Publications


  • M. Kamalzare, Investigation of levee failure and validation of erosion evolution: embankments, earthen dams and levees; Scholars’ press, ISBN: 978-3639717594, June 2014.


Refereed Journal:

  • M. Kamalzare, T. Zimmie, B. Cutler, and W. R. Franklin, A New Visualization Method to Evaluate Sediment Transport and Erosion; Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM, vol. 39 (3), 2016.
  • M. Jesmani, H. Alirezanejad, H. F. Kashani, and M. Kamalzare, Numerical Study of the Dynamic Active Lateral Earth Pressure Coefficient of Cohesive Soils; Acta Geotechnica Slovenica, 2016/2, pp. 89-102.
  • M. Jesmani, A. Kasrania, M. Kamalzare, and I. Mehdipour. Undrained Vertical Bearing Capacity of Pile Located near Soft Clay Slope; Journal of Engineering Research; Vol. 3 (3), pp. 21-38, 2015.
  • M. Jesmani, M. Kamalzare and M. Nazari, Numerical Study of Behavior of Anchor Plates in Clayey soils; International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, Vol. 13 (5), pp. 502-513, 2013.
  • M. Kamalzare and R. Ziaie-Moayed, Influence of Geosynthetic Reinforcement on Shear Strength Characteristics of Two-Layer Subgrade; Acta Geotechnica Slovenica, 2011/1, pp. 39-49.
  • M. Jesmani, A. Hamissi, M. Kamalzare and R. S. Vileh, Optimum Geometrical Properties of Active Isolation; ICE - Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 164, (6), pp: 385-400, 2011.