Hongjian Liao(Professor)

  • Email:hjliao@xjtu.edu.cn
  • Tel:+86 13379083383
  • Affiliation:Department of civil engineering,Xi 'an Jiaotong University
  • Address:Building 19, Innovation harbour,Hedi Road, Qindu district, Xianyang,Shannxi 712000,P. R. China
Education 1996: Ph.D. from Tokai University, Japan
1987: Master of Science from Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology, China
1985: Bachelor degree from Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology, China

Work Experience 1999-present: Professor, doctoral supervisor, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
20018 - 2020: Director of the Institute of Ecological Geotechnical Engineering and Human 
Settlement Environment Innovation, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
2017 - 2019: Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
2002 - 2005: Vice dean of School of Architecture Engineering and Mechanics, Xi’an Jiaotong 
University, China
1999 - 2003: Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
1997 - 1999: Associate professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
1996 - 1998: Post-doctoral scholar of solid mechanics, Xi’an Jiaotong University
1992 - 1993: Research fellow, Tokai University, Japan
1991 - 1992: Research fellow, Nihon University, Japan
1987 - 1991: Lecturer, Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology, China

Research Interests Strength and deformation behavior of geotechnical material, constitutive relations, exploitation of underground space and slope stability, anti-seismic studies and prevention and remediation of geological disasters.
Major Publications [1] Hongjian Liao, Hangzhou Li, Zongyuan Ma. Soil Mechanics[M]. World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. 2021
[2] Liao Hongjian, Li rongjian, Liu enlong. Soil Mechanics (Third Edition) [M]. Higher Education Press. 2018
[3] Liao Hongjian, Dang faning. Engineering Geology and Soil Mechanics[M]. Wuhan University Press. 2014
[4] Liao Hongjian, Wang tiehang, Xieyongli. Numerical Analysis in Geotechnical Engineering (Second Edition) [M]. China Machine Press. 2009
[5] Fu Y P, Liao H J*, Chai X Q, et al. A Hysteretic Model Considering Contact Angle Hysteresis for Fitting Soil‐Water Characteristic Curves[J]. Water Resources Research, 2021.
[6] Kang X, Liao H*. A Bounding Surface Plasticity Model Considering Spacing Ratio for Overconsolidated Jointed Soft Rocks[J]. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 2020, 53(3).
[7] Kang X, Liao H*, Leng X. An enhanced bounding surface plasticity model for soft rock subjected to drained and undrained condition[J]. Computers and Geotechnics, 2020, 127(10):103742.
[8] Kang X, Liao H*. Bounding surface plasticity model for jointed soft rocks considering overconsolidation and structural decay[J]. Computers and Geotechnics, 2019, 108(APR.):295-307.
[9] Ji J, Liao H J, Low B K. Modeling 2-D spatial variation in slope reliability analysis using interpolated autocorrelations[J]. Computers and Geotechnics, 2012, 40(3):135-146.
[10] Liao H J, Su L J, Pu W C, et al. Test and numerical analysis of the constitutive relation of a diatomaceous soft rock[J]. Marine Geotechnology, 2003, 21(3-4):183-200.

Honors and Social Service    Honors
(1)Lecture of National First-class undergraduate discipline
(2)First prize of Shaanxi science and technology (rank 6)
(3)Advanced Individual in Teaching and Educating of Xi'an Jiaotong University
(4)Excellent supervisor for graduate education of Xi'an Jiaotong University
(5)First prize of excellent textbook (rank 1)
(6)The 6th Teaching Excellence Award of Xi'an Jiaotong University
(7)Wang Kuancheng Education Award
(8)Advanced Individual of Shaanxi Society for Rock-Soil Mechanics and Engineering
   Social Service 
(1)Vice-chairman of Shaanxi Society for Rock-Soil Mechanics and Engineering
(2)Committee member of Rock and Soil Mechanics Professional Committee of the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 
(3)Standing Director of Environmental Geotechnical Engineering Branch of Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering
(4)Vice-director of Committee member for Soil Mechanics Teaching Committee of Chinese Institution of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical              Engineering of China Civil Engineering Society 
(5)Member of International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment
(6)Member of International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering
(7)Member of International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering