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Dr. Sarwar Jahan Md. Yasin


Specialization: Geotechnical Engineering

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  • Ph.D., Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan, 1998
  • M.Sc., Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1990
  • B.Sc., Department of Civil Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh,  1987

Research Interest

  • Geotechnical characterization of soils through element tests, model tests and field tests, constitutive modeling, soil improvement.

Research Awards

  • Post Doctoral Fellowship (September 2001 – September 2003) was awarded by the Japanese Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) for doing research at the university of Tokyo.
  • ADB-Japan Scholarship (April 1995 – March 1998) was awarded for research in geotechnical engineering at the University of Tokyo, Japan, leading to Ph.D. degree.

Professional Work at National and International Levels

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Selected Publications

  1. Yasin, S.J.M., Umetsu, K, Tatsuoka,F., Arthur,J.R.F. and Dunstan, T. (1999) “Plane strain strength and deformation of sands affected by batch variations and different apparatus types, Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM, GTJODJ, Vol.22, March 1999, pp.80-100.
  2. Yasin, S.J.M. and Tatsuoka, F. (2000) “Stress history-dependent deformation characteristics of dense sand in plane strain, Soils & Foundations, Vol.40, No.2, pp.77-98, April 2000.
  3. Yasin,S.J.M. and Habibullah, M. (2003) “A simple model to simulate the deformation-time history observed in a one dimensional consolidation test on a clay soil”, Civil Engineering Journal of the Institution of Engineers of Bangladesh (IEB).
  4. Yasin, S.J.M. and Safiullah, M. (2003) “Effect of particle characteristics on the strength and volume change behaviour of sand”, Civil Engineering Journal of the Institution of Engineers of Bangladesh (IEB).