Dr Mohammad Saberian Boroujeni is a professional and experienced civil engineer with a PhD in civil engineering-geotechnical engineering from RMIT University.
Dr Mohammad Saberian Boroujeni is a professional and experienced civil engineer with a PhD in civil engineering-geotechnical engineering from RMIT University. He is currently working as a Vice Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Engineering, RMIT University. Dr Saberian has outstanding knowledge, teaching experiences, and research background in the fields of geotechnics, pavements, circular economy and sustainability, waste management, applications of waste materials in civil engineering, soil stabilisations, foundations, tailings, earthworks, slope stability, concrete and infrastructures, artificial neural network, dry mix, cementitious compounds, construction materials, binders, and the chemistry of materials. He has authored more than 60 Scopus-indexed journal papers published in peer-reviewed academic journals.
Dr Saberian has received 9 competitive awards at the State and University levels, including the prestigious 2022 Malcolm Moore Industry Research Award, 2021 Victoria Fellowship, 2021 RMIT DVC Higher Degree by Research Prize, 2021 STEM Media Star Award, 2021 RMIT Prize for Best PhD Thesis, 2020 RMIT Prize for Research Excellence, 2020 HDR Publication Prize, 2019 APR Intern Impact Prize, and 2018 Ford Publication Prize.
His world-first research on repurposing COVID-19 waste for pavement application, which is in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric, published in 2021, has received outstanding national and international media coverage. This research has been covered by over 700 mainstream and industry media and over 25 live radio interviews, including The New York Times, Engineers Australia, The Age, Engineers Australia, ASCE Civil Engineering Magazine, Herald Sun, 7news, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Sustainability Matters, WORLD HIGHWAYS, etc. It was also promoted by Invest Victoria and the Australian Embassy Australian Ambassador to China, Belgium, Sweden, Finland & Latvia, and Thailand.
He also has more than five years of industry-related work experience in Australia and overseas in the fields of geotechnics, pavements, concrete and infrastructures, cementitious compounds, dry mix, construction materials, and binders.
- Afshar, A.,Jahandari, S.,Rasekh, H.,Rahmani, A.,Saberian Boroujeni, M. (2023). Effects of Different Coatings, Primers, and Additives on Corrosion of Steel Rebars In: Polymers, 15, 1 - 23
- Islam, M.,Li, J.,Roychand, R.,Saberian Boroujeni, M. (2023). Investigation of durability properties for structural lightweight concrete with discarded vehicle tire rubbers: A study for the complete replacement of conventional coarse aggregates In: Construction and Building Materials, 369, 1 - 19
- Gill, P.,Jangra, P.,Roychand, R.,Saberian, M.,Li, J. (2023). Effects of various additives on the crumb rubber integrated geopolymer concrete In: Cleaner Materials, 8, 1 - 13
- Roychand, R.,Li, J.,Kilmartin-Lynch, S.,Saberian, M.,Zhu, J.,Youssf, O.,Ngo, T. (2023). Carbon sequestration from waste and carbon dioxide mineralisation in concrete – A stronger, sustainable and eco-friendly solution to support circular economy In: Construction and Building Materials, 379, 1 - 9
- Beygi, M.,Fallahi, M.,Vali, R.,Mousavi, E.,Saberian, M.,Li, J.,Barari, A. (2023). FELA-DNN framework to predict the seismic bearing capacity of skirted strip footing built on a non-cohesive slope In: Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 171, 1 - 19
- Raheel, M.,Khan, H.,Iqbal, M.,Khan, R.,Saberian Boroujeni, M.,Li, J.,Ullah, Q. (2023). Experimental investigation of quaternary blended sustainable concrete along with mix design optimization In: Structures, 54, 499 - 514
- Perera, S.,Saberian Boroujeni, M.,Zhu, J.,Roychand, R.,Li, J.,Ren, G.,Tahmasebi Yamchelou, M. (2023). Improvement of Low Plasticity Clay with Crushed Glass: A Mechanical and Microstructural Study In: International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, , 1 - 1
- Roychand, R.,Kilmartin-Lynch, S.,Saberian, M.,Li, J.,Zhang, G.,Li, C. (2023). Transforming spent coffee grounds into a valuable resource for the enhancement of concrete strength In: Journal of Cleaner Production, 419, 1 - 13
- Zhu, J.,Saberian, M.,Li, J.,Yaghoubi, E.,Rahman, M. (2023). Sustainable use of COVID-19 discarded face masks to improve the performance of stone mastic asphalt In: Construction and Building Materials, 398, 1 - 12
- Zhu, J.,Saberian, M.,Li, J.,Maqsood, T.,Yang, W. (2023). Performance of clay soil reinforced with PET plastic waste subjected to freeze-thaw cycles for pavement subgrade application In: Cold Regions Science and Technology, 214, 1 - 15
1 PhD Completions9 PhD Current Supervisions
- University of New South Wales Multi-Institutional Agreement - Pile foundations in unsaturated soils: a mechanistic framework DP230102874. Funded by: University of New South Wales from (2023 to 2026)
- Development of eco-friendly low-carbon pavements using waste materials and a green binder. Funded by: Grey Vort Pty Ltd - Scholarship from (2023 to 2026)
- Malcolm Moore Research Project Transforming COVID-19 PPE wastes into valuable resources for construction applications: A practical, innovative and sustainable solution. Funded by: Casafico from (2022 to 2023)