Last update: 2013-01-26 16:06:54

Rouzbeh Berton

Syracuse University
151 Link Hall
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Telephone: 315-727-7558

Ph.D., Syracuse University, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, 2015
M.Sc., Sharif University of Technology, Civil Engineering Department, Hydraulic Structures Engineering, Tehran, Iran, 2006
B.Sc., Zanjan University, Civil Engineering Department, Civil Engineering, Zanjan, Iran, 2003

Professional Positions:
  • Research Assistant (2010-2011), "Reducing the Rate of Leakage from the Delaware Aqueduct Using Calcium Carbonate Precipitate", Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • Research Assistant (2008-2009), "Static and Dynamic Analysis of Roller Compacted Concrete Dams", Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
  • Senior RCC Dam Expert (2009), Department for Design of Embankment Dams & Concrete Technology, Moshanir (Power Engineering Consultants), Tehran, Iran
  • Senior RCC Dam Expert (2006-2009), Iran Water Resources Management Co. (IWRM), Ministry of Energy, Tehran, Iran
  • Staff Engineer (2001-2003), Sazvarehno/Istabon Engineering Consultants, Tehran, Iran

  • Research Interests and Activities:
    • The impacts of climate variability on hydrologic regime of headwaters and more developed regions of a watershed- Case study: Merrimack River Basin, NH-MA • Hydrology • Water Resources Planning and Management • Climate Change • Water Quality • Hydraulic Engineering • Geoenvironmental Engineering • Fracture Mechanics in Concrete • Roller Compacted Concrete Dam

    Distinguished Awards and Memberships:
    • Third Place of the "Elites and Educators" Award, Ministry of Science and Technology-Military Service, Tehran, Iran, 2006 • First Place of the Hydraulic Structures Engineering Group, Civil Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2003 • Ranked 70 (Among 9324) in Civil Engineering Nation-Wide Graduate University Entrance Exam, Iran, 2003 • Ranked 2912 (Among 60410) and 4965 (Among 251208) in Nation-Wide Undergraduate University Entrance Exam, Iran, 1997

    Selected Publications:

    Noorzad, A., Berton, R., Ghaemian, M., Mazloumi, A., (2012) "Determining the Fracture Energy of Roller Compacted Concrete Using Experimental Test Results", Journal of Concrete Technology (in Persian)

    Berton, R., Mazloumi, A., Ghaemian, M., (2009) "Estimation of Fracture Parameters Using Experimental Test Results for Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Jahgin RCC Gravity Dam", International Water Power and Dam Construction, Journal of Dam Engineering, Vol. XX, Issue 1, PP. 5-38

    Mazloumi, A., Berton, R., Ghaemian, M., (2006) "Experimental Tests for Determination of Fracture Parameters and Nonlinear Seismic Analysis of Jahgin RCC Dam", International Congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS-06), India

    Berton, R., Mazloumi, A., (2006) "Roller Compacted Concrete Specifications in Dams", Road and Structure Monthly Magazine, No. 28, Iran (in Persian)

    Berton, R., Berton, M., (2006) "Learning and Instruction Methods", 8th Iranian Mathematics Education Conference, ShahreKord, Iran (in Persian)

    Graduate Advisor:
    Charles T. Driscoll

    Title at Hubbard Brook:
    PhD Candidate