Geomechanics and Geotechnics

Nima Haghighat, M.Sc.

Scientific Staff Member

Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 10, R.256

Links to research databases:

ResearchGate

Research interests

  • Computational geomechanics, porous media, hydraulic fracture, cohesive zone models
  • Combined finite/discrete element modeling (FDEM)

Publications

Journal articles

1. Barani O.R., Haghighat N., Salmani P. (2019). "Detailed description of the geomechanical interaction between a cohesive hydraulic fracture and a natural fracture in saturated poroelastic media", Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, Springer

Conference proceedings (peer-reviewed)

2. Haghighat N., Barani O.R. (2019). "Numerical Simulation of Hydraulic Fracturing in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs", 4th Iranian Conference of Geotechnical Engineering, Tehran, Iran. (geo2019-04250371)

Research Projects

  • GeomInt2-  Geomechanical integrity of host and barrier rocks - experiment, modeling and analysis of discontinuities, Cooperation partner:  Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR), Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU), Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung GmbH – UFZ (Gesamtkoordination), Institut für Gebirgsmechanik GmbH (IfG Leipzig), Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg (TUBAF), Universität Stuttgart, 2020-2022.