Full-Time Academic Staff
Civil Engineering
Educational Background: 
  • B.S., E.N.Polytechnique - Algiers
  • MSc., E.N.Polytechnique - Algiers
  • PhD., E.N.Polytechnique - Algiers
Research Interests: 
  • Geotechnical Engineering; Soil Mechanics; Foundation Engineering; Geotechnical Investigation; Fuzzy sets and their applications in Civil Engineering; Computational Geotechnics; Creep of geomaterials; Constitutive modelling; Hyperplasticity for Geomaterials; Uncertainty analysis; Geohazards and Risk; Random sets in geotechnics; Probabilistic analysis; Mechanics of Granular media.
Courses Taught: 
  • CVE 468 Geotechnical Design
  • CVE 366 Foundation Engineering 1
  • CVE 303 Probability and Statistics for Civil Engineers
Selected Publications: 
  • HTTP://ORCID.ORG/0000-0002-4429-9687
  • Depina I. , C. Ulmke, D. Boumezerane, V. Thakur,
  • “Bayesian updating of uncertainties in the stability analysis of natural slopes in sensitive clays”
  • In: Thakur V., L'Heureux JS., Locat A. (eds). Landslides in Sensitive Clays. Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research (volume 46), Springer Cham.
  • DOI
  • Grimstad G., M. Karstunnen, JP Jostad, N. Sivasithamparam, M. Mehli, C Zwanenburg, E Den Haan, J. Qi, Z. Yin, S. A. Amiri, D. Boumezerane, M. Kadivar, M. A. Ashrafi, J. Rønningen.
  • “Creep of Geomaterials - Some finding from the EU project CREEP”.
  • Special Issue. European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering.
  • G. Grimstad, S. A. Degago, D. Boumezerane
  • Discussion of “Viscous behaviour of clays in one-dimensional compression”
  • Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 2015, 52(1): 120, 10.1139/cgj-2014-0352
  • D. Boumezerane, S. Belkacemi, B. Zlender
  • “Site soundings density for geotechnical investigation with combined fuzzy and probabilistic input information”
  • Geotechnical and Geological Engineering (2014) 32:547–559; DOI 10.1007/s10706-014-9733-z
  • B. Žlender, P. Jelušič, D. Boumezerane
  • ‘‘The feasibility analysis of underground gas storage caverns’’
  • Engineering Structures Volume 55, October 2013. DOI 10.1016/j.engstruct.2013.01.003
  • Zlender B., P. Jelušič, D. Boumezerane
  • “Planning Geotechnical investigation using ANFIS”
  • Geotechnical and Geological Engineering (2012) 30: 975–989;
  • DOI 10.1007/s10706-012-9520-7
  • Boumezerane D., S. Belkacemi, B. Zlender
  • “Fuzzy Sets Decision Support System for Geotechnical Site Soundings”.
  • Acta Geotechnica Slovenica, 8(1):51–63, 2011.
  • Articles in peer-reviewed conferences:
  • D. Boumezerane
  • “Interval-Based Parameters for Stress Diffusion in Granular Medium”
  • ESREL 2018, European Safety and Reliability Conference, June 2018, Trondheim, Norway.
  • D. Boumezerane & M. Lahbiben
  • “Displacements in a Column-Reinforced Granular Medium; a Probabilistic Approach”
  • ICGRE’17, 2nd International Conference on Geotechnical Research and Engineering, April 2017 Barcelona, Spain
  • D. Boumezerane, A. Makdisi, G. Grimstad
  • “A framework for peat behaviour based on hyperplasticity principles”
  • International Conference on Creep and Deformation Characteristics in Geomaterials,
  • August 2015 Gothenburg, SWEDEN
  • D. Boumezerane
  • « Random sets-based system for geotechnical soundings density estimation »
  • Geotechnical Safety and Risk V - T. (Timo) Schweckendiek et al.(Eds). © 2015 IOS Press.
  • DOI 10.3233/978-1-61499-580-7-203
  • D. Boumezerane, G. Grimstad
  • “A rheological model for peat that accounts for creep”.
  • Series Advances in Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering Ebook Volume 6: Deformation Characteristics of Geomaterials. IOS Press Ebooks, 2015.
  • DOI 10.3233/978-1-61499-601-9-947.
  • D. Boumezerane
  • “Modelling unloading/reloading in peat using a kinematic bubble model”
  • Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering - Hicks, Brinkgreve & Rohe (Eds)
  • @2014 Taylor & Francis Group, London, 978-1-138-00146-6
  • Boumezerane D., S. Belkacemi
  • “Random Sets-based estimation of soundings density for geotechnical site investigation”
  • REC2012, 5th International Conference on Reliable Engineering Computing, Edited by M Vořechovský et al. (Eds)
  • © 2012 BUT FCE, Institute of Structural Mechanics ISBN 978-80-214-4507-9.
  • D. Boumezerane, M Ashrafi, A. Makdisi
  • “Enhanced peat creep model - user manual and documentation. PIAG_GA_2011- 286397-R5” Technical Report, March 2016, CREEP Project.
Editorial Board Membership: 
  • International Journal of Civil Infrastructure (IJCI)