Postdoctoral Research Associate, Jan. 2022 - current
Ph.D., June. 2019 - Dec. 2021.
Mechanics of adsorption-deformation coupling in microporous solids;
Role of surface forces in subcritical fracture propagation
Current graduate students
Doctoral student, Aug. 2018 - Current
Critical fabric theory for the quasi-static mechanical behavior of granular materials
Critical fabric surface in pre- and post- liquefaction regime of granular soils
Master student, Jan. 2021 - Current
Thermo-triaxial testing on Mancos Shale
Damage mechanics modeling of the stress-strain behavior of Mancos Shale
Past graduate students
Ph.D., Aug. 2017 - Dec. 2021
Caisson drilling fluid interaction with clay-bearing bedrocks
Directional microcrack damage theory for brittle rocks under THMC loading
Ph.D., Aug. 2016 - June. 2021
Effect of grain breakage on the hydromechanical performance of rockfill dams
THMC modeling of underground nuclear waste repositories
Finite element implementation of adsorption-deformation coupling in fractured coals
M.S., Sept. 2018 - Aug. 2020
Grain crushing and permeability reduction of tailing underflow materials
Numerical simulation of wetting-induced reduction of caisson capacity
Andrew Joseph Philpott
M.S., Jan. 2017 - June 2018
Design of a one-dimensional soil column device for gas-water flow under blast loading
Joon Soo Park
M.S., Jan. 2017 - April 2018
Grain size evolution of coarse sand under high-pressure isotropic compression
M.S., Jan. 2017 - July 2017
Numerical Simulations of Two-Phase Flow in Rigid Porous Media
Tao Wang, Jan. 2018 – May 2018.
Trinity Payne, Jan. 2019 – May 2019.
Noah Traynor, Jan. 2019 – May 2019.
Visiting student, Zhejiang University, China (9. 2017-9. 2018)
Now Assistant Professor at Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.
Micromechanics of suffusion in gap-graded soils and its mechanical consequences