Chunhe Yang(Professor)

  • Tel:8602787197270
  • Affiliation:Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Address:Xiaohongshan, Wuchang,Wuhan,Hubei 430071,P. R. China
Education 1999: Ph.D. from University of Nevada
1986: Master degree from Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
1983: Bachelor degree from Jiangxi University of Science and Technology

Work Experience 2000.9-now   Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1995.3-1995.8 University of Nevada, Senior Visiting Scholar

Research Interests

 Energy storage in salt caverns

 Nuclear waste disposal

 Tailings dam stability
 Geomechanics of shale gas

Major Publications 1. Yang, C.H., et al., Feasibility analysis of using horizontal caverns for underground gas storage: A case study of Yunying salt district. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 2016. 36: p. 252-266.
2. Yang, C.H., et al., Feasibility analysis of using closely spaced caverns in bedded rock salt for underground gas storage: a case study. Environmental Earth Sciences, 2016. 75(15): p. 15.
3. Yang, C.H., Y.P. Li, and D.A. Qu, The state-of-the-art and research advances on the underground natural gas storage in bedded salt rocks in China. Angewandte Chemie, 2011. 43(4): p. 90-91.
4. Yang, C.H., et al., Usability evaluation of the existing solution-mined caverns for gas storage. Mechanical Behavior of Salt - Understanding of Thmc Processes in Salt, ed. M. Wallner, et al. 2007. 399-400.
5. Yang, C., et al. Experimental study on the tensile strength weakening of mudstone in leaching process of bedded salt cavern. in 46th US Rock Mechanics / Geomechanics Symposium 2012, June 24, 2012 - June 27, 2012. 2012. Chicago, IL, United states: American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA).
6. Yang, C., et al. Advances in researches of the mechanical behaviors of deep bedded salt rocks in China. in 43rd U.S. Rock Mechanics Symposium and 4th U.S.-Canada Rock Mechanics Symposium, June 28, 2009 - July 1, 2009. 2009. Asheville, NC, United states: Taylor and Francis/Balkema.

Honors and Social Service  Honors
 Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering,Professor,
 Academic director of the Committee
 Yangtze River scholar professor
 Social Service 
 Vice President of Chinese Society of Rock Mechanics and Engineering
 Member of Chinese Society of Mechanics