Guoxiong Mei(Professor)

  • Tel:+86-13669680733
  • Affiliation:School of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Guangxi University
  • Address:No 100. Daxuedonglu,Nanning,Guangxi,530004,P. R. China
Education 2002: Ph.D. from Hohai University (Major: Geotechnical Engineering)
1997: Bachelor degree from Nanjing Tech University (Major: Engineering Surveying)
Work Experience Jan. 2015 – Present: Chang Jiang Scholars by the Ministry of Education (Dec, 2014), Faculty Dean (Jul, 2017), Director of key Laboratory of Ministry of Education at Guangxi University.
2017: Visiting Scholar at the University of Western Australia, Australia.
Dec. 2014 – Jan. 2016: Visiting Scholar at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Jan. 2009 – Jan. 2013: Distinguished professor, Faculty dean at Nanchang Hangkong University. (part time)
Jun. 2004 – June. 2007: Postdoctoral researcher at Nanjing Hydraulic Research Institute.
Apr. 2003 – Apr. 2004: Postdoctoral researcher at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Apr. 2002 – Dec. 2014: Lecturer (2002), Associate Professor (2003), Professor (2004), Ph.D. Supervisor (2006) at Nanjing Tech University.
Research Interests 1. Design of retaining structure for deformation control and its engineering application
2. Key technology of anti-floating underground structure and its engineering application
3. Realization method for pile-soil interaction and its engineering application
4. Consolidation deformation analysis theory and its engineering application

Major Publications 1. Meng YH, Zhang BS, Chen Z, Mei GX. Consolidation analysis of foundation with sand blankets under ramp loading. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 2020, 41(02): 461-468.
2. Li HP, Mei GX, Xiao T, Chen Z. Study of soil consolidation by vertical drains with overlapping smear zones. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 2020, 41(05): 1560-1566.
3. Yang JM, Zhang XY, Zhang FY, Zeng CF, Mei GX. Mesoscopic study on bearing characteristics of pile foundation under pile-soil-cap combined interaction in sand. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 2020, 41(07): 2271-2282.
4. Li HP, Chen Z, Feng JX, Meng YH, Mei GX. Study on position optimization of horizontal drainage sand blanket of double-layer foundation. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 2020, 41(02): 437-444.
5. Feng JX, Ni PP, Chen Z, Mei GX, Xu MJ. Positioning design of horizontal drain in sandwiched clay-drain systems for land reclamation. Computers and Geotechnics. 2020, 127. 103777. 
6. Chen Z, Ni PP, Chen YF, Mei GX. Plane-strain consolidation theory with distributed drainage boundary. Acta Geotechnica. 2020, 15. 489-508. 
7. Tian Y, Wu WB, Jiang GS, El Naggar M.H, Me GX, et al. One‐dimensional consolidation of soil under multistage load based on continuous drainage boundary. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 2020, 44. 
8. Wu WB, Liu H, Yang XY, Jiang GS, El Naggar M.H, Mei GX, Liang RZ. New method to calculate apparent phase velocity of open-ended pipe pile. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 2020, 57(1): 127-138.
9. Xie CR, Ni PP, Xu MJ, Mei GX, Zhao YL. Combined measure of geometry optimization and vegetation for expansive soil slopes. Computers and Geotechnics, 2020, 123.
10. Pei P, Mei GX, Ni PP, Zhao YL. A protective measure for expansive soil slopes based on moisture content control. Engineering Geology, 2020, 269(4): 105527.

Honors and Social Service


2004 Young Teachers Fund of Higher Education Institutions of Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation
2004 Excellent Ph.D. Thesis of Jiangsu Province
2005 Excellent Postdoctoral Fellow of Jiangsu Province
2007 Young and middle-aged leaders in science and technology of Jiangsu Province (First Round)
2008 Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering Youth Science and Technology Award
2009 Talent Project in the New Century of Jiangxi Province
2011 May 4th Youth Award of Jiangxi Province
2013 National Natural Science Foundation of China for Excellent Young Scholars (51322807)
2015 Chang Jiang Scholars by the Ministry of Education
2018 Mao Yi-sheng Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering Youth Award
2021 List of top 2% scientists in the world published by Stanford University

Social Service

Editorial Board Member forChinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering(2012-2016)

Editorial Board Member forRock and Soil Mechanics(2008-Present)

Editorial Board Member forHazard Control in Tunnelling and Underground Engineering(2018-Present)

Editorial Board Member forJournal of Guangxi University: Natural Science Edition(2015-Present)

Deputy chairman of the committee of Engineering Drainage and Reinforcement Society of China Civil Engineering Society

Deputy chairman of the Youth Working Committee of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering Society of China Civil Engineering Society

Deputy chairman of the Youth Working Committee of Soil Mechanics and Engineering Society

Executive Director of Bridge and Structural Engineering Society of the China Highway and Transportation Society

Committee Member of Geotechnical Engineering of the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 

Council Member of Foundation Society of the Architectural Society of China