Huiming Tang(Professor)

  • Tel:86-27-67883968
  • Affiliation:China University of Geosciences,Wuhan
  • Address:No. 388 Lumo Rd.,Wuhan,Hubei 430074,P. R. China
Education 1992: Ph.D. from China University of Geosciences 
1988: Master of Science from China University of Geosciences
1982: Bachelor degree from Wuhan College of Geology
1989-1990:Visiting Scholar, Imperial College, London, UK
1994-1995: Research Fellow, Imperial College, London, UK

Work Experience 2016: Chair Professor, School of Engineering, CUG
2007: Vice President,  CUG
1994: Dean, School of Engineering, CUG
1994: Full Professor, School of Engineering, CUG
1994- Research Fellow, Imperial College, London, UK
1991:Associate Professor, Department of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology, CUG

Research Interests Landslide revolution process
Prediction and control of geological disaster
Engineering geological simulation

Major Publications

316 ISI journal papers, including 190 indexed by SCI and 270 indexed by EI.

A list of representative papers indexed by SCI:

Tang, H.M., Gong, W., Li, C., Wang, L., Juang, C. H. (2019). A new framework for characterizing landslide deformation: A case study of the Yu-Kai highway landslide in Guizhou, China. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 78(6), 4291-4309

Tang, H.M., Wasowski, J., Juang, C. H. (2019). Geohazards in the three Gorges Reservoir Area, China–Lessons learned from decades of research. Engineering Geology, 261, 105267

Tang, H.M., Gong, W., Wang, L., Juang, C.H., R. Martin, J, Li, C. (2019). Multiobjective optimization-based design of stabilizing piles in earth slopes. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics. 43(7), 1516-1536

Tang, H.M., Junrong, Z., Huang, L., Yan, C., hu, S., Ez Eldin, M. (2018). Correction of line-sampling bias of rock discontinuity orientations using a modified Terzaghi method. Advances in Civil Engineering (2018), 1-9

Tang, H.M., Huang, L., Juang, C.H., Zhang, J.R. (2017). Optimizing the Terzaghi estimator of the 3D distribution of rock fracture orientations. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 50(8), 2085-2099

Tang, H.M., Yong, R., Eldin, M. (2017). Stability analysis of stratified rock slopes with spatially variable strength parameters, the case of Qianjiangping landslide. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 76(3), 839-853

Tang, H.M., Huang, L., Bobet, A., EzEldin, M.A.M., Wang, L.Q., Wu, Y.P., Hu, X.L. (2016). Identification and mitigation of error in the Terzaghi bias correction for inhomogeneous material discontinuities. Strength of Materials, 48(6), 825-833

Tang, H.M., Liu, X., Xiong, C.R., Wang, Z.Y., Eldin, M. (2016). Proof of nondeterministic polynomial-time complete problem for soil slope-stability evaluation. International Journal of Geomechanics, 16(5), C4015004

Tang, H.M., Zhang, Y.Q., Li, C.D., Liu, X.W., Wu, J.J., Chen, F., Wang, X.Y., Yan, J.F. (2016). Development and application of in situ plate-loading test apparatus for landslide-stabilizing pile holes. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 39(5), 757-768

Tang, H. M., Liu, X., Hu, X. L., Griffiths, D. V. (2015). Evaluation of landslide mechanisms characterized by high-speed mass ejection and long-run-out based on events following the Wenchuan earthquake. Engineering Geology, 194, 12-24

Tang, H.M., Li, C.D., Hu, X.L., Wang, L.Q., Criss, R., Su, A.J., Wu, Y.P., Xiong, C.R. (2015). Deformation response of the Huangtupo landslide to rainfall and the changing levels of the Three Gorges Reservoir. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 74(3), 933-942

Tang, H.M., Zou, Z.X., Xiong, C.R., Wu, Y.P., Hu, X.L., Wang, L.Q., Lu, S., Criss, R.E., Li, C.D. (2015). An evolution model of large consequent bedding rockslides, with particular reference to the Jiweishan rockslide in Southwest China. Engineering Geology, 186, 17-27

Tang, H.M., Li, C.D., Hu, X.L., Su, A.J., Wang, L.Q., Wu, Y.P., Criss, R., Xiong, C.R., Li, Y.A. (2015). Evolution characteristics of the Huangtupo landslide based on in situ tunneling and monitoring. Landslides, 12(3), 511-521

Tang, H.M., Crosta, G. B., Wang, F. (2015). Preface to Special Issue on “Advances in engineering geology for landslides and slope stability problems, Part II”. Engineering Geology, 186, 1-2

Tang, H.M., Hu, X.L., Xu, C., Li, C.D., Yong, R., Wang, L.Q. (2014). A novel approach for determining landslide pushing force based on landslide-pile interactions. Engineering Geology, 182, 15-24

Tang, H.M., Ge, Y.F., Wang, L.Q., Yuan, Y., Huang, L., Sun, M.J. (2012). Study on estimation method of rock mass discontinuity shear strength based on three-dimensional laser scanning and image technique. Journal of Earth Science, 23(6), 908-

Tang, H.M., Jia, H.B., Hu, X.L., Li, D.W., Xiong, C.R. (2010). Characteristics of landslides induced by the Great Wenchuan Earthquake. Journal of Earth Science, 21(1), 104-113
Honors and Social Service Honors
National Science and Technology Award, China, 2019. 
National Science and Technology Award, China, 2013.
Li Sukuang Prize for Geological Sciences, China, 2011.
National Teaching Master Award, 2009.
National Science and Technology Award, China, 2008.
Special Government Allowances of the State Council, 2000.
High Level Talents of Ministry of Education, China, 1992.
Social Service 
Vice President of International Association of Engineering Geology & the Environment(IAEG),since 2011.
President of Chinese Committee of Engineering Geology,since 2020.
President of Chinese Education Committee of Geology Specialty
Vice President of Ground Rock Engineering Committee of Chinese Society, since 2011.
Senior Advisor, International Consortium on Geo-disaster Reduction (ICGdR), since 2014.
Executive Committee member of International University Consortium in Earth Science, since 2012.
Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, since 2014.
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Earth Science, since 2010.’
Editorial Board Member, Landslides, since 2018.
Member of the Academy of the United Nations Sciences and Technology Organization, since 2021.
Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Engineering, since 2011
Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, since 2011
Foreign Member of the Russian International Academy of Mineral Resources,2012