Renpeng Chen(Professor)

  • Tel:+8613973138571
  • Affiliation:Director of Department of Human Recourses,Hunan University.
  • Address:Yuelu Street,Changsha,Hunan,410081,P. R. China
Education 2001: Ph.D. from Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University, China.
1997: Master of Science from Geotechnical Engineering, Zhejiang University, China;
1994: Bachelor degree from Highway and Bridge Engineering, Hunan University, China.

Work Experience Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Hunan University, August 2015 - present.
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University, December 2006 - August 2015; Associate Professor, (December 2001 - November 2006); Assistant Professor (March 1997 - November 2001)
Visiting Scholar, Department of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, USA, December 2004 - December 2005
Visiting Scholar, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China, September 2001 - December 2001
Research Interests Underground Space development;
soil improvement, road and railway engineering, pile foundation.
Major Publications Chen RP*,Peng CY,Wang JF,Wang HL.Field experiments on cyclic behaviors of axially loaded piles jacked in soft clay.Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering .MAR 1 2021.
•Chen RP, Chen S,Wu HN*,Liu Y, Meng FY.Investigation on deformation behavior and failure mechanism of a segmental ring in shield tunnels based on elaborate numerical simulation,Engineering Failure Analysis,Nov 2020
•Wang HL,Chen RP*,Liu QW,Investigation on geogrid reinforcement and pile efficacy in geosynthetic-reinforced 
    pile-supported track-bed, Geotextiles and Geomembranes, Dec 2020.
•Chen RP*, Liu QW, Wu HN, Wang HL, Meng FY. Effect of particle shape on the development of 2D soil arching. Computers and Geotechnics.SEP 2020.
•Chen RP, Li ZC, Chen YM, Ou CY, Hu Q, Rao M. Failure investigation at a collapsed deep excavation in very sensitive organic soft clay, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities–ASCE, DOI 10.1061/ (ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000557
•Chen YM, Wang HL, Chen RP, Chen Y. A newly designed TDR probe for soils with high electrical conductivities, Geotechnical Testing Journal, 2014, 37(1): 36-45.
•Chen RP, Tang LJ, Yin XS, Chen YM, Bian XC. An improved 3D wedge-prism model for the face stability analysis of the shield tunnel in cohesionless soils, Acta Geotechnica, DOI 10.1007/s11440-014-0304-5, 2014.

Honors and Social Service


•12th China Youth Science and Technology Award, China association for Science and Technology and Ministry of Human Resource and Society Security of PRC, 2011, (200 persons every two years in China)
•Youth Science and Technology Award, Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering, 2010
•Best Paper Award, International Symposium of Environmental Vibration, Shanghai China, November 8-10, 2013

Social Service

•International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) Geotechnical Infrastructure for Megacities and New Capitals(TC305)Nominated Member,(2021.01-2024.12)
•Asian Regional Technical Committees (AsRTC) AsRTC6: Urban Geoengineering Member,(2016.01-).