From 08/15/2013 to 04/15/2017, Doctorate
From 08/15/2009 to 08/15/2011, M.Sc.
From 08/15/2005 to 08/15/2009, B.Sc.
From 08/15/2014 to 05/15/2017, Teaching Assistant
University of Louisville
From 05/15/2013 to 08/15/2017, Research Assistance
University of Louisville
From 08/15/2009 to 08/15/2012, Junior Geotechnical Engineer
GRANTEEN Consultant and Corporation Company
From 08/15/2009 to 08/15/2012, Geotechnical Engineer
Soil Mechanics Industries (SMI)
From 08/15/2009 to 08/15/2011, Teaching Assistant
K. N. Toosi University of Technology
From 05/15/2008 to 08/15/2009, Intern
Sazehaye Pol CO.
Moghaddas Tafreshi, S., Javadi, S., & Dawson, A. R. (2014, June). Influence of geocell reinforcement on the uplift response of belled piles. Acta Geotechnica, Volume 9 (Issue3), 513-528.
Javadi, S., Ghavami, M., Zhao, Q., Bate. B, S., (2016) “Advection and Retardation of non-polar contaminants in Compacted Clay Barrier material with Organoclay amendment,” In Press, Accepted Manuscript in Journal of Applied Clay Science.
Ghavami, M., Zhao, Q., Javadi, S., Jangam, J. S. D., Jasinski, J. B, Saraei, N., (2016) “Change of Organobentonite Interlayer Microstructure Induced by Sorption of Aromatic Hydrocarbon and Petroleum Hydrocarbons – A Combined Study of Laboratory Characterization and Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, In Press, Accepted Manuscript in Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects.
Sadra Javadi, Seyed Naser Moghaddas Tafreshi “Laboratory investigation of the uplift behavior of belled piles in reinforced sand.” 3rd International Conference on New Developments in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 28-30 June 2012, Near East University, Nicosia, North Cyprus.
Boudaghpour, S., Javadi, S., Ebrahimi, M.,“Application of Prefabricated Materials in Building Construction on the basis of Green Construction Approaches in order to Improve Construction Safety and Decrease Adverse Environmental Effects.” Accepted for oral presentation at 2nd National Congress on Building Safety (Design, Building, Operation), Iran, November 2010.
Boudaghpour, S., Javadi, S., Ebrahimi, M., “Air Pollution Forecasting of Tehran’s District 12 by Using Artificial Intelligence Neural Network Software”. Accepted for oral presentation at 6th National Congress on Civil Engineering, Iran, April 2011.
Javadi, S., Abdollahian, S., Ghavami, M., Rockaway, T., Zhao, Q., (2016) “Effectiveness of heavy metal removal in Urban Permeable Pavement Systems.” Accepted for publication and presentation in ASCE, GEO-CHICAGO August 14 – 18 2016.
Ghavami, M., Javadi, S., Zhao, Q., (2016) “Laboratory Characterization of Saturated Conductivities of Compacted Clay- Organobentonite mixtures.” Accepted for publication and presentation in ASCE, GEO-CHICAGO August 14 – 18 2016.
Javadi, S., Ghavami, M., Zhao, Q., (2017) “Sorption and transport of benzene through reactive geosynthetic clay liner (GCL).” Submitted to ASCE, Geotechnical Frontiers March 12 – 15 2017.
Shang, H., Javadi, S., Zhao, Q., (2017) “Organic surfactant modified zeolite as permeable reactive barrier component-a laboratory study.” Submitted to ASCE, Geotechnical Frontiers March 12 – 15 2017.
Honors and Awards
Nominated for outstanding Ph.D. student– University of Louisville - (2015 – 2016)
Selected Ph.D. student – Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering – University of Louisville - (2015 – 2016)
The Geosynthetic Institute Fellowship – Geosynthetics Institute – (2015 – 2016)
Graduate Student Council Scholarship – University of Louisville – Spring 2014
Grosscurth Scholarship – University of Louisville – (2013 – 2015)
Exempted from Ph.D. program entrance exam as the "Top Student" in master program (2009-2011)