导航菜单

Faculty

Personal profile

Prof. Xiao mainly focuses on testing and modeling of granular soils. He has served for geotechnical engineering in China for15 years . He now works at Chongqing University. He got the scientific research support from four National Funds (430 thousand U.S. dollars), published about 100 papers (H-Index=25) in Geotechnical Journals (including Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE; International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE; Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE; Geotechnique; Geotechnique Letters; International Journal of Solids and Structures; Engineering Geology; Granular Matter; Computers and Geotechnics; et al.), and applied twenty Chinese patents. He got many awards, such as 2018 and 2019 Most Cited Chinese Researchers from Elsevier, John Carter Award in IACMAG, Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of Chinese Society for Rock and Mechanics and Engineering, et al. He was the Guest Editor of International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, and Geoscience Frontiers (IF=4.3), and he is also Editor Board Member of International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE; Canadian Geotechnical Journal; Soils and Foundations; et al.


Education
1. Jointed Ph. D. Student, (Mar. 2011 –2012) for Geotechnical Engineering, the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, (Supervisor: Prof. C. S. Desai).
2. Ph. D. Student, (Sep. 2009–Jun. 2014) for Geotechnical Engineering, College of Civil and Transportation Engineering, Hohai University, Nanjing, China.
3. Bachler Student, (Sep. 2003–Jun. 2007) for Geotechnical Engineering, College of Civil and Transportation Engineering, Hohai University, Nanjing, China.

Career Details
1. Distinguished Professor (2018-present), School of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University
2. Associate Professor (2014-2018), School of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University.

Research interests
Mechanical properties of coarse granular,  MICP-treated soil, temperature-dependent soil, and transparent soil

Research Projects
The National Natural Science Foundation:
1. National Natural Science Foundation, Excellent Young Scholars of China, (186 thousand U.S. dollars), 2020-2022;
2. National Natural Science Foundation (about 100,000 U.S. dollars), 2021-2024;
3. National Natural Science Foundation (89 thousand U.S. dollars), 2017-2021;
4. National Natural Science Foundation (30 thousand U.S. dollars), 2016-2019.

Latest Publications
1. Xiao, Y., Stuedlein, A. W., Pan, Z., Liu, H., Evans, T. M., He, X., Lin, H., Chu, J., and van Paassen, L. A. (2020). "Toe Bearing Capacity of Precast Concrete Piles through Biogrouting Improvement." J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., 146(12), 06020026.
2. Xiao, Y., Chen, H., Stuedlein, A. W., Evans, T. M., Chu, J., Cheng, L., Jiang, N., Lin, H., Liu, H., and Aboel-Naga, H. M. (2020). "Restraint of Particle Breakage by Biotreatment Method." J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., 146(11), 04020123.
3. Xiao, Y., Stuedlein, A. W., Ran, J., Evans, T. M., Cheng, L., Liu, H., van Paassen, L. A., and Chu, J. (2019). "Effect of Particle Shape on the Strength and Stiffness of Biocemented Glass Beads." J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., 145, (11), 06019016.
4. Xiao, Y., He, X., Evans, T. M., Stuedlein, A. W., and Liu, H. (2019). "Unconfined Compressive and Splitting Tensile Strength of Basalt Fiber-Reinforced Biocemented Sand." J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., 145(9), 04019048.
5. Ma, G., He, X., Jiang, X., Liu, H., Chu, J., and Xiao, Y. (2021). "Strength and Permeability of Bentonite-Assisted Biocemented Coarse Sand." Can. Geotech. J., (In press)
6. Xiao, P., Liu, H., Stuedlein, A. W., Evans, T. M., and Xiao, Y. (2019). "Effect of Relative Density and Bio-cementation on the Cyclic Response of Calcareous Sand." Can. Geotech. J., 56(12), 1849-1862. (Editor’s Choice paper)
7. Liu, L., Liu, H., Stuedlein, A. W., Evans, T. M., and Xiao, Y. (2019). "Strength, Stiffness, and Microstructure Characteristics of Biocemented Calcareous Sand." Can. Geotech. J., 2019, 56(10), 1502-1513.
8. Xiao, Y., Long, L., Evans, T. M., Zhou, H., Liu, H., and Stuedlein, A. W. (2019). "Effect of Particle Shape on Stress-Dilatancy Responses of Medium-Dense Sands." J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., 145(2), 04018105.
9. Xiao, Y., Ma, G., Nan, B., and McCartney, J. S. (2020). "Thermal Conductivity of Granular Soil Mixtures with Contrasting Particle Shapes." J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., 146(5), 06020004
10. Xiao, Y., Liu, H. L., Nan, B. W., and McCartney, J. S. (2018). "Gradation-dependent thermal conductivity of sands." J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., 144(9), 06018010.
11. Xiao, Y., Nan, B. W., and McCartney, J. S. (2019). "Thermal Conductivity of Sand-Tire Shred Mixtures." J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng., 145(11), 06019012.
12. 何想, 马国梁, 汪杨, 刘汉龙, 楚剑, 肖杨 (2020). "基于微流控芯片技术的微生物加固可视化研究." 岩土工程学报, 42(6): 1005-1012.
13. 刘汉龙, 肖鹏, 肖杨, 王建平, 陈育民, 楚剑 (2018). "MICP 胶结钙质砂动力特性试验研究." 岩土工程学报, 40(1): 38-45.

Awards
1. Most Cited Chinese Researchers, 2018;
2. The First Prize in Chongqing Municipal Natural Science Reward, 2018;
3. China's 100 Most Influential International Academic Papers, 2018;
4. John Carter Award, 15th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), 2017;