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Employer : Faculty of Civil Engineering, Ton Duc Thang University
Position : Lecturer, Researcher
Languages : English
Address : 19 Nguyen Huu Tho, TanPhong Ward, District 7, HoChiMinhCity, Vietnam
Emails :
Tell : (+84) 334987030



2017: PhD, (Civil Engineering), The National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia.

2014: Master degree, (Civil Engineering), The National University of Malaysia, Bangi, Malaysia.

2010: BA (Dams and water resources), University of Anbar, Anbar, Iraq


  • Water resources engineering, hydrological processes modeling and climate related researches.
  • The application of soft computing and computer aid models in the field of civil engineering.


[1].Al-Janabi, A. M. S., Ghazali, A. H., Ghazaw, Y. M., Afan, H. A., Al-Ansari, N., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2020). Experimental and numerical analysis for earth-fill dam seepage. Sustainability, 12(6), 2490.

[2].Armanuos, A. M., Al-Ansari, N., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2020). Assessing the Effectiveness of Using Recharge Wells for Controlling the Saltwater Intrusion in Unconfined Coastal Aquifers with Sloping Beds: Numerical Study. Sustainability, 12(7), 2685.

[3].Salman, S. A., Shahid, S., Afan, H. A., Shiru, M. S., Al-Ansari, N., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2020). Changes in Climatic Water Availability and Crop Water Demand for Iraq Region. Sustainability, 12(8), 3437.

[4].Salih, S. Q., Sharafati, A., Ebtehaj, I., Sanikhani, H., Siddique, R., Deo, R. C., ... &Yaseen, Z. M. (2020). Integrative stochastic model standardization with genetic algorithm for rainfall pattern forecasting in tropical and semi-arid environments. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 1-13.

[5].Abba, S. I., Hadi, S. J., Sammen, S. S., Salih, S. Q., Abdulkadir, R. A., Pham, Q. B., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2020). Evolutionary computational intelligence algorithm coupled with self-tuning predictive model for water quality index determination. Journal of Hydrology, 124974.

[6].Qi, C., Chen, Q., Dong, X., Zhang, Q., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2020). Pressure drops of fresh cemented paste backfills through coupled test loop experiments and machine learning techniques. Powder Technology, 361, 748-758.

[7].Fu, M., Fan, T., Ding, Z. A., Salih, S. Q., Al-Ansari, N., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2020). Deep Learning Data-Intelligence Model Based on Adjusted Forecasting Window Scale: Application in Daily Streamflow Simulation. IEEE Access, 8, 32632-32651.

[8].Ehteram, M., Salih, S. Q., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2020). Efficiency evaluation of reverse osmosis desalination plant using hybridized multilayer perceptron with particle swarm optimization. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-14.

[9].Tiyasha, Tung, T. M., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2020). A survey on river water quality modelling using artificial intelligence models: 2000-2020. Journal of Hydrology, 124670.

[10].Ashrafian, A., Shokri, F., Amiri, M. J. T., Yaseen, Z. M., & Rezaie-Balf, M. (2020). Compressive strength of Foamed Cellular Lightweight Concrete simulation: New development of hybrid artificial intelligence model. Construction and Building Materials, 230, 117048.

[11].Hai, T., Sharafati, A., Mohammed, A., Salih, S. Q., Deo, R. C., Al-Ansari, N., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2020). Global solar radiation estimation and climatic variability analysis using extreme learning machine based predictive model. IEEE Access, 8, 12026-12042.

[12].Awadh, S. M., Al-Mimar, H., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2020). Groundwater availability and water demand sustainability over the upper mega aquifers of Arabian Peninsula and west region of Iraq. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 1-21.

[13].Yaseen, Z. M., Ameen, A. M. S., Aldlemy, M. S., Ali, M., Abdulmohsin Afan, H., Zhu, S., ... & Tao, H. (2020). State-of-the Art-Powerhouse, Dam Structure, and Turbine Operation and Vibrations. Sustainability, 12(4), 1676.

[14].Yaseen, Z. M., Faris, H., & Al-Ansari, N. (2020). Hybridized Extreme Learning Machine Model with Salp Swarm Algorithm: A Novel Predictive Model for Hydrological Application. Complexity, 2020.

[15].Zhu, S., Ptak, M., Yaseen, Z. M., Dai, J., & Sivakumar, B. (2020). Forecasting surface water temperature in lakes: a comparison of approaches. Journal of Hydrology, 124809.

[16].Afan, H. A., Allawi, M. F., El-Shafie, A., Yaseen, Z. M., Ahmed, A. N., Malek, M. A., ... & Sefelnasr, A. (2020). Input attributes optimization using the feasibility of genetic nature inspired algorithm: Application of river flow forecasting. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1-15.

[17].Salih, S. Q., sharafati, A., Khosravi, K., Faris, H., Kisi, O., Tao, H., ... &Yaseen, Z. M. (2019). River suspended sediment load prediction based on river discharge information: application of newly developed data mining models. Hydrological Sciences Journal.

[18].Yaseen, Z. M., Zigale, T. T., Kumar, R., Salih, S. Q., Awasthi, S., Tung, T. M., ... & Bhagat, S. K. (2019). Laundry wastewater treatment using a combination of sand filter, bio-char and teff straw media. Scientific Reports, 9(1), 1-11.

[19].Sharafati, A., Haghbin, M., Motta, D., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2019). The Application of Soft Computing Models and Empirical Formulations for Hydraulic Structure Scouring Depth Simulation: A Comprehensive Review, Assessment and Possible Future Research Direction. Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, 1-25.

[20].Varandili, S. A., Arvanaghi, H., Ghorbani, M. A., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2019). A novel and exact analytical model for determination of critical depth in trapezoidal open channels. Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 101575.

[21].Wan Mohtar, W. H. M., Abdul Maulud, K. N., Muhammad, N. S., Sharil, S., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2019). Spatial and temporal risk quotient based river assessment for water resources management. Environmental Pollution, 248, 133–144.

[22].Yaseen, Z. M., Aldlemy, M. S., & Oukati Sadegh, M. (2019). Non-gradient probabilistic Gaussian global-best harmony search optimization for first-order reliability method. Engineering with Computers, (0123456789).

[23].Yaseen, Z. M., Allawi, M. F., Karami, H., Ehteram, M., Farzin, S., Ahmed, A. N., … El-Shafie, A. (2019). A hybrid bat–swarm algorithm for optimizing dam and reservoir operation. Neural Computing and Applications.

[24].Al-Sudani, Z. A., Salih, S. Q., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2019). Development of multivariate adaptive regression spline integrated with differential evolution model for streamflow simulation. Journal of Hydrology, 573, 1–12.

[25].Awadh, S. M., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2019). Investigation of silica polymorphs stratified in siliceous geode using FTIR and XRD methods. Materials Chemistry and Physics.

[26].Beyaztas, U., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2019). Drought interval simulation using functional data analysis. Journal of Hydrology, 579(September), 124141.

[27].Bokde, N. D., Feijóo, A., Al-Ansari, N., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2019). A comparison between reconstruction methods for generation of synthetic time series applied to wind speed simulation. IEEE Access, 1.

[28].Sharafati, A., Tafarojnoruz, A., Shourian, M., &Yaseen, Z. M. (2019). Simulation of the depth scouring downstream sluice gate: The validation of newly developed data-intelligent models. Journal of Hydro-environment Research.

[29].Bhagat, S. K., Tung, T. M., & Yaseen, Z. M. (2019). Development of artificial intelligence for modeling wastewater heavy metal removal: State of the art, application assessment and possible future research. Journal of Cleaner Production, 119473.

[30].Yaseen, Zaher Mundher, Keshtegar, B., Hwang, H.-J., & Nehdi, M. L. (2019). Predicting reinforcing bar development length using polynomial chaos expansions. Engineering Structures, 195, 524–535