Dr. M.M. (Mehdi Musivand) Arzanfudi


  • PhD Civil Engineering & Geosciences
  • PhD Aerospace Engineering

Research interests

  • Geothermal energy, energy piles
  • CO2 Sequestration (CCS)
  • Computational finite element (FE) models for poromechanics, fluid dynamics, and solid mechanics
  • Numerical tools for simulation of coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical processes in porous media
  • Simulation of fracturing in porous/non-porous media
  • Modeling phase change and multiphase flow
  • Computational models for freezing in soil
  • Leakage hazards in CO2 geosequestration
  • Modeling multiphase fluid flow in wellbores
  • Finite element (FE) method
  • Meshfree (meshless) methods
  • Extended finite element method (XFEM)
  • Arzanfudi, Mehdi Musivand, Al-Khoury, Rafid (2018) Freezing-thawing of porous media: An extended finite element approach for soil freezing and thawing. Advances in water resources, 119: 210-226.
  • Arzanfudi, Mehdi Musivand, Al-Khoury, Rafid (2017) Thermo-hydrodynamic-mechanical multiphase flow model for crack propagation in deformable porous media. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 84: 635-674.
  • Arzanfudi, Mehdi Musivand, Saeid, Sanaz , Al-Khoury, Rafid, Sluys, L. J. (2016) Multidomain-staggered coupling technique for Darcy–Navier Stokes multiphase flow: An application to CO 2 geosequestration. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 121: 52-63.
  • Arzanfudi, Mehdi Musivand, Al-Khoury, Rafid (2015) A compressible two‐fluid multiphase model for CO2 leakage through a wellbore. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, 77: 477–507.
  • Arzanfudi, Mehdi Musivand, Al-Khoury, Rafid, Sluys, L.J. (2014) A computational model for fluid leakage in heterogeneous layered porous media. Advances in Water Resources. 73: 214-226.
  • Arzanfudi, Mehdi Musivand, Al-Khoury, Rafid (2014) On the theory of CO2 geo-sequestration. In: Al-Khoury, R.& Bundschuh, J. (eds.) Computational Models for CO2 Geo-sequestration & Compressed Air Energy Storage. Sustainable Energy Developments. CRC Press, p. 11-77.

More publications

Mehdi Musivand Arzanfudi


Materials, Mechanics, Management & Design (3Md)

Applied Mechanics

Computational Mechanics

Iris Nederhof-van Woggelum

Additional information

Dr. M. Musivand Arzanfudi

Publications in Pure