Davood Fereidooni received his Ph.D. (2014) degree in Engineering Geology (Geological Engineering) from Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran, where he studied as a Ph.D. student from September 2009 to January 2014. He received his B.S. (2000) degree in Geology and M.S. (2004) in Engineering Geology, from Shahroud University of Technology and the Bu-Ali Sina University, respectively. He serves on School of Earth Sciences of Damghan University from 2014 to present as Assistant Professor of Engineering Geology. Through his research and consulting, Dr. Davood Fereidooni made seminal contributions in the areas of engineering geology and rock mechanics. He has innovated an apparatus and method for assessing durability of rocks, known as the “Durability Test Apparatus of Rock Subjected to Rainfall”. He is an author with a list of fundamental and advanced text books, including General and Engineering Geology (2009; 2014); Principle of Rock Slope Engineering (2015); and Engineering Geology for Geology Students (2017). He has also authored or co-authored more than 50 technical papers for journal and conference publications.