Book Chapters

Nezhad, M.M. and Javadi, A., 2010. Modelling of solute transport in soils considering the effect of biodegradation and microbial growth. Modelling of pollutants in complex environmental systems: volume 2, pp.311-335.



Harrison, M., Riva, M., Mousavi Nezhad, N. and Guadagnini, A., 2024. Estimation of auto-covariance of log hydraulic conductivity from Generalized Sub-Gaussian porosity and particle size random fields. Proceedings of the Royal Society A, DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2023.0476. 

Sarmadi, N., Mousavi Nezhad, M. Fisher, Q., 2024. 2D phase-field modelling of hydraulic fracturing affected by cemented natural fractures embedded in saturated poroelastic rocks. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. DOI : 10.1007/s00603-023-03621-8

Foghi, J., Vo, L., Rezania, M., Mousavi Nezhad, M. And Ferrara, L., 2024. Early age hydration behaviour of foamed cementitious mortars containing a coal mining waste: Novel experimental procedures and effects of capillary pressure. Construction and Building Materials, accepted.


Moghimi, H., Mousavi Nezhad, M., and Guadagnini, A., 2023. Multi-scale analysis of dispersive scalar transport across porous media under globally nonlinear flow conditions. Water Resources Research, DOI: 10.1029/2023WR034655.

Sarmadi, N. and Mousavi Nezhad, M. 2023. Phase-field modelling of fluid driven fracture propagation in poroelastic materials considering the impact of inertial flow within the fractures. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrmms.2023.105444.

Sarmadi, N., Mousavi Nezhad, M. and Fisher, Q. 2023. On the numerical and mesh-dependent parameters in a computationally enhanced phase-field fracture model coupled with a novel mesh refinement strategy. Engineering with Computers, accepted.

Hosseini, M., Siavashi, M., Shirbani, M. and Mousavi Nezhad, M., 2023. Reliability assessment of the Lattice-Boltzmann Method for modeling and quantification of hydrological attributes of porous media from microtomography images. Advances in Water Resources, 171, 104351.


Vasheghani Farahani, M. and Mousavi Nezhad, M., 2022. On the effect of flow regime and pore structure on the flow signatures in porous media. Physics of Fluids, 34 (11), 115139. 

Vasheghani Farahani, M. and Mousavi Nezhad, M., 2022. Application of Lattice Boltzmann method in pore-scale characterisation of flow dynamics in three-dimensional porous media. In 14th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Porous Media. Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Ma, G., Rezania, M. and Nezhad, M.M., 2022. Stochastic Assessment of Landslide Influence Zone by Material Point Method and Generalized Geotechnical Random Field Theory. International Journal of Geomechanics22(4), p.04022002.

Ma, G., Rezania, M. and Nezhad, M.M., 2022. Effects of spatial autocorrelation structure for friction angle on the runout distance in heterogeneous sand collapse. Transportation Geotechnics33, p.100705.

Moghimi, H., Siavashi, M., Nezhad, M.M. and Guadagnini, A., 2022. Pore-scale computational analyses of non-Darcy flow through highly porous structures with various degrees of geometrical complexity. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments52, p.102048.

Asbaghi, E.V., Nazari, F., Assareh, M. and Nezhad, M.M., 2022. Toward an efficient wax precipitation model: Application of multi-solid framework and PC-SAFT with focus on heavy end characterization for different crude types. Fuel310, p.122205.

Ma, G., Rezania, M., Mousavi Nezhad, M. and Hu, X., 2022. Uncertainty quantification of landslide runout motion considering soil interdependent anisotropy and fabric orientation. Landslides, pp.1-17.


Vo, T.L., Nash, W., del Galdo, M., Rezania, M., Crane, R., Nezhad, M.M. and Ferrara, L., 2021. Coal mining wastes valorization as raw geomaterials in construction: A review with new perspectives. Journal of Cleaner Production, p.130213.

Banerjee, A., Pasupuleti, S., Mondal, K. and Nezhad, M.M., 2021. Application of data driven machine learning approach for modelling of non-linear filtration through granular porous media. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer179, p.121650.

O’Kelly, B.C., El-Zein, A., Liu, X., Patel, A., Fei, X., Sharma, S., Mohammad, A., Goli, V.S.N.S., Wang, J.J., Li, D. and Shi, Y., 2021. Microplastics in soils: an environmental geotechnics perspective. Environmental Geotechnics8(8), pp.586-618.

Baioni, E., Mousavi Nezhad, M., Porta, G.M. and Guadagnini, A., 2021. Modeling solute transport and mixing in heterogeneous porous media under turbulent flow conditions. Physics of Fluids33(10), p.106604.


Baioni, E., Porta, G.M., Mousavi Nezhad, M. and Guadagnini, A., 2020. Assessment of turbulence effects on effective solute diffusivity close to a sediment-free fluid interface. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment34(12), pp.2211-2228.

Wang, F., Wang, M., Zhu, Z., Deng, J., Mousavi Nezhad, M., Qiu, H. and Ying, P., 2020. Rock dynamic crack propagation behaviour and determination method with improved single cleavage semi-circle specimen under impact loads. Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica33(6), pp.793-811.

Xiong, Q., Siavashi, M., Doranehgard, M.H. and Mousavi Nezhad, M., 2020. Recent developments of advanced numerical heat transfer in porous media. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry141(5), pp.1489-1491.

Bagheri, M., Nezhad, M.M. and Rezania, M., 2020. A CRS oedometer cell for unsaturated and non-isothermal tests. ASTM International.

Rezania, M., Bagheri, M. and Mousavi Nezhad, M., 2020. Creep and consolidation of a stiff clay under saturated and unsaturated conditions. Canadian Geotechnical Journal57(5), pp.728-741.


Bagheri, M., Rezania, M. and Mousavi Nezhad, M., 2019. Rate dependency and stress relaxation of unsaturated clays. International Journal of Geomechanics19(12), p.04019128.

Wang, F., Wang, M., Mousavi Nezhad, M., Qiu, H., Ying, P. and Niu, C., 2019. Rock dynamic crack propagation under different loading rates using improved single cleavage semi-circle specimen. Applied Sciences9(22), p.4944.

Abd-Elaty, I., Abd-Elhamid, H.F. and Nezhad, M.M., 2019. Numerical analysis of physical barriers systems efficiency in controlling saltwater intrusion in coastal aquifers. Environmental Science and Pollution Research26(35), pp.35882-35899.

El-Zehairy, A.A., Nezhad, M.M., Joekar-Niasar, V., Guymer, I., Kourra, N. and Williams, M.A., 2019. Pore-network modelling of non-Darcy flow through heterogeneous porous media. Advances in Water Resources131, p.103378.

Hardcastle, A., Nezhad, M.M., Rezania, M., Tizani, W. and Ranjith, P.G., 2019. A fully coupled computational framework for fluid pressurized crack evolution in porous media. Journal of Porous Media22(8).

Wang, M., Wang, F., Zhu, Z., Dong, Y., Mousavi Nezhad, M. and Zhou, L., 2019. Modelling of crack propagation in rocks under SHPB impacts using a damage method. Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures42(8), pp.1699-1710.

Rezania, M., Nezhad, M.M. and Jabbari, M., 2019. Preface: Geo-energy and geo-resources: Modeling and application. Journal of Porous Media22(8).

Kumar, P.V., Mahabaleshwar, U.S., Nagaraju, K.R., Nezhad, M.M. and Daneshkhah, A., 2019. Mass transpiration in magneto-hydrodynamic boundary layer flow over a superlinear stretching sheet embedded in porous medium with slip. Journal of Porous Media22(8).

Mousavi Nezhad, M., Rezania, M. and Baioni, E., 2019. Transport in porous media with nonlinear flow condition. Transport in Porous Media126(1), pp.5-22.

Gadd, C., Xing, W., Nezhad, M.M. and Shah, A.A., 2019. A surrogate modelling approach based on nonlinear dimension reduction for uncertainty quantification in groundwater flow models. Transport in porous media126(1), pp.39-77.


Gironacci, E., Nezhad, M.M., Rezania, M. and Lancioni, G., 2018. A non-local probabilistic method for modeling of crack propagation. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences144, pp.897-908.

Rezania, M., Nezhad, M.M. and Nguyen, H., 2018. A time dependent constitutive model for soft clay based on nonstationary flow surface theory. In Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering IX (pp. 273-278). CRC Press.

Mousavi Nezhad, M., Fisher, Q.J., Gironacci, E. and Rezania, M., 2018. Experimental study and numerical modeling of fracture propagation in shale rocks during Brazilian disk test. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering51(6), pp.1755-1775.

Bagheri, M., Rezania, M. and Mousavi Nezhad, M., 2018. Cavitation in high-capacity tensiometers: effect of water reservoir surface roughness. Geotechnical Research5(2), pp.81-95.

Nanjundaswamy, V.K.P., Mahabaleshwar, U.S., Mallikarjun, P., Nezhad, M.M. and Lorenzini, G., 2018. Casson Liquid Flow due to Porous Stretching Sheet with Suction/Injection. In Defect and Diffusion Forum (Vol. 388, pp. 420-432). Trans Tech Publications Ltd.

Mousavi Nezhad, M., Gironacci, E., Rezania, M. and Khalili, N., 2018. Stochastic modelling of crack propagation in materials with random properties using isometric mapping for dimensionality reduction of nonlinear data sets. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering113(4), pp.656-680.


Rezania, M., Bagheri, M., Nezhad, M.M. and Sivasithamparam, N., 2017. Creep analysis of an earth embankment on soft soil deposit with and without PVD improvement. Geotextiles and Geomembranes45(5), pp.537-547.

Rezania, M., Mousavi Nezhad, M., Zanganeh, H., Castro, J. and Sivasithamparam, N., 2017. Modeling pile setup in natural clay deposit considering soil anisotropy, structure, and creep effects: Case study. International Journal of Geomechanics17(3), p.04016075.


Nezhad, M.M., Zhu, H., Woody Ju, J. and Chen, Q., 2016. A simplified multiscale damage model for the transversely isotropic shale rocks under tensile loading. International Journal of Damage Mechanics25(5), pp.705-726.

Chen, Q., Nezhad, M.M., Fisher, Q. and Zhu, H.H., 2016. Multi-scale approach for modeling the transversely isotropic elastic properties of shale considering multi-inclusions and interfacial transition zone. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences84, pp.95-104.