M.Sc. Yaman Zendaki
Ruhr University Bochum
Institute for Structural Mechanics
IC / 6 / 161
Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum

Email: yaman.zendaki@rub.de
Tel: 0234 / 32-27792

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Curriculum Vitae

since 2020 Research Associate at the Institute for Structural Mechanics, at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
2017 - 2019 Master's degree in Computational Engineering, at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
2009 - 2013 Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, at Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Damascus, Syria


  • Objektorientierte Modellierung und Programmierung der Finite-Elemente-Methode
  • Recent Advances in Numerical Modelling and Simulation


Scientific Publications in Refereed Journals

[ 1 ] Y. Zendaki, B.T. Cao, A. Alsahly, S. Freitag, and G. Meschke
A simulation-based software to support the real-time operational parameters selection of tunnel boring machines
Underground Space, 2023
[ 2 ] Y. Zendaki and G. Meschke
Adaptive mesh refinement using octree for finite cell simulation and its application for tunneling in saturated soils
PAMM, 22(S4), 2022
[ 3 ] Hoang Giang Bui, Dominik Schillinger, Yaman Zendaki, and Günther Meschke
A cutfem-based framework for numerical simulations of machine driven tunnels with arbitrary alignments
Computers and Geotechnics, 2021

Scientific Publications in Conference Proceedings

[ 4 ] B.T. Cao, Y. Zendaki, S. Freitag, and G. Meschke
Surrogate models for real-time interactive tunnel alignment design with uncertain data
In 5th International Conference on Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Science and Engineering (UNCECOMP), Athens, Greece, June 2023
[ 5 ] Y. Zendaki, B.T. Cao, A. Alsahly, S. Freitag, and G. Meschke
Tunaid - interactive simulation-based tunnel track design tool for mechanized tunneling in urban areas
In Proceedings of the World Tunneling Congress (WTC 2023), 2023
[ 6 ] Y. Zendaki, B.T. Cao, A. Alsahly, S. Freitag, and G. Meschke
Simulation-based surrogate models for real-time tunnel lining behavior predictions
In International Conference on Computational Methods and Information Models in Tunneling (EURO:TUN), Bochum, Germany, June 2022