Dr Mona Malekzadeh

Portrait of Mona Malekzadeh

Education

PhD: James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Master of Science: Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus

Bachelor of Science: Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus

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Research interests / background

Waste management, expansive soils, land reclamation, dredge mud and mine tailing slurries, tailing dams and management, consolidation and settlement prediction, landfill liners, geosynthetics and geomembrane, soil reinforcement, soil stabilization, electroosmotic consolidation, electrokinetic stabilization, environmental Geotechnics, bio-cementation, temperature effect, deep foundation.

Awards, Honours and other activities

 

  • GRS travel funding for attending conferences 2015
  • GRS travel funding 2014
  • Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)
  • International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)
  • TRNC Government Full Scholarship
  • Merit Based Scholarship (50% off tuition fee)
  • High Honor Grants.

Presentations, Conference and Posters

Assessing the use of aluminium electrodes on the electrokinetic dewatering and stabilization of dredged mud slurries
Geo-Chicago 2016 – Sustainability, energy and the geo-environment, Chicago, Illinois, 14-18 August. Conference presentation.

Consolidation of Cannington mine tailings
ANZ 2015 - The Changing Face of the Earth: Geomechanics & Human Influence. Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Julie Lovisa, Siva Sivakugan

Physiochemical changes during electrokinetic stabilization of dredged mud
Engineers Australia 2014. Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Siva Sivakugan, Bobby Mathan, Julie Lovisa. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics, pp. 1473-1484. From: ICEG 2014: 7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics, 10-14 November 2014, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Poster presentation

Publications

Effect of polyaniline coated galvanized steel electrodes on electrokinetic sedimentation of dredged mud slurries
Canadian Geotechnical Journal, March, 2017
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Nagaratnam Sivakugan, Oluwole Kazum, Bobby Kannan Mathan
 
An Overview of Electrokinetic Consolidation of Soils
Geotechnical and Geological Engineering February 1, 2016
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Julie Lovisa, Siva Sivakugan, Bobby Mathan
 
One-dimensional electrokinetic stabilization of dredged mud
Marine Georesources and Geotechnology July, 2016
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Siva Sivakugan
 
Hydro-mechanical behavior of polypropylene fiber reinforced expansive soils
KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering 2014
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Huriye Bilsel
 
Use of Posidonia Oceanica Ash in Stabilization of Expansive Soils
Marine Georesources & Geotechnology 2014
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Huriye Bilsel
 
Experimental study on intermittent electroconsolidation of singly and doubly drained dredged sediments
International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering May, 2016
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Siva Sivakugan
 
Effect of polypropylene fiber on mechanical behavior of expansive soils
Electronic journal of Geotechnical engineering 2012
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Huriye Bilsel
 
Swell and compressibility of fiber reinforced expansive soils
Journal of Advanced Technology in Civil Engineering 2012
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Huriye Bilsel
 
Effect of Polypropylene Fiber on physical and hydro-mechanical behavior of Expansive Soils
Electronic journal of Geotechnical engineering 2012
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Huriye Bilsel
 
Assessing the use of aluminium electrodes on the electrokinetic dewatering and stabilization of dredged mud slurries
Geo-Chicago 2016 – Sustainability, energy and the geo-environment, Chicago, Illinois, 14-18 August.
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Siva Sivakugan
 
Consolidation of Cannington mine tailings
ANZ 2015 - The Changing Face of the Earth: Geomechanics & Human Influence
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Julie Lovisa, Siva Sivakugan
 
Physiochemical changes during electrokinetic stabilization of dredged mud
Engineers Australia 2014
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Siva Sivakugan, Bobby Mathan, Julie Lovisa
In: Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics, pp. 1473-1484. From:
ICEG 2014: 7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics, 10-14 November 2014, Melbourne,
VIC, Australia
 
Electrokinetic Stabilization of Soft Clay
International conference on ground improvement and ground control, Wollongong, Australia 2012
Authors: Mona Malekzadeh, Zalihe Nalbantoglu