H-index and citations


Articles in peer reviewed Science Citation Indexed journals (after Web of Science)

(“*” representing corresponding author; “#” representing supervised PhD student)​


​​2021 Journal Papers

  1. Wang X, Yin Z-Y, Xiong H, Su D, Feng YT (2021). A spherical-harmonic-based approach to discrete element modeling of 3D irregular particles. Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng., accepted.
  2. Zhang P#, Yin Z-Y*, Jin YF (2021). Machine Learning–based Modelling of Soil Properties for Geotechnical Design: Review, Tool Development and Comparison. Arch. Comput. Methods Eng., accepted.
  3. Chen WB, Zhou WH, Sadowski L, Yin Z-Y (2021). Metaheuristic model for the interface shear strength between granular soil and structure considering surface morphology. Comput. Geotech., 135: 104141.
  4. Zhang P#, Yin Z-Y* (2021). A Novel Deep Learning-based Modelling Strategy from Image of Particles to Mechanical Properties for Granular Materials with CNN and BiLSTM. Comput. Methods in Appl. Mech. Eng., 382: 113858.
  5. Yin Z-Y, Wang P (2021). Micro-mechanical analysis of caisson foundation in sand using DEM: particle shape effect. Appl. Ocean Res., 111: 102630.
  6. Yang J#, Yin Z-Y* (2021). Soil-structure interface modelling with the nonlinear incremental approach. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., https://doi.org/10.1002/nag.3206.
  7. Qian JG, Li WY, Yin Z-Y*, Yang Y (2021). Influences of buried depth and grain size distribution on seepage erosion in granular soils around tunnel by coupled CFD-DEM approach. Transp. Geotech, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trgeo.2021.100574.
  8. Wei PC, Zhang LL, Zheng LL, Diao QF, Zhuang DY, Yin Z-Y (2021). Nanoscale Friction Characteristics of Hydrated Montmorillonites Using Molecular Dynamics. Appl. Clay Sci., accepted.
  9. Wang F, Huang HW, Yin Z-Y (2021). Probabilistic characteristics analysis for the time-dependent deformation of clay soils due to spatial variability. Eur. J. Environ. Civ. En., accepted.
  10. Zhang P#, Yang Y, Yin Z-Y (2021). BiLSTM-based Soil-Structure Interface Modelling. Int. J. Geomech. ASCE, 21(7): 04021096.
  11. Zhang P#, Yin Z-Y*, Jin YF, Liu XF (2021). Modelling the mechanical behaviour of soils using machine learning algorithms with explicit formulations: a comparative study. Acta Geotech., DOI: 10.1007/s11440-021-01170-4.
  12. Liu K, Yin Z-Y, Chen WB, Feng WQ, Yin JH (2021). A non-linear model for the stress-strain-strength behaviour of unsaturated granular materials. Int. J. Geomech. ASCE, 21(7): 04021103.
  13. Zhang LL, Zheng YY, Wei PC, Diao QF, Yin Z-Y (2021). Nanoscale mechanical behavior of kaolinite under uniaxial strain conditions. Appl. Clay Sci., 201: 105961.
  14. Li J, Yin Z-Y* (2021). Time integration algorithms for elasto-viscoplastic models with multiple hardening laws for geomaterials: enhancement and comparative study. Arch. Comput. Methods Eng., DOI: 10.1007/s11831-021-09527-4.
  15. Xiao Y, Wang C, Zhang Z, Liu H, Yin Z-Y (2021). Constitutive Modeling for Two Sands under High Pressure. Int. J. Geomech. ASCE, 21(5): 04021042.
  16. Deng N, Wautier A, Thiery Y, Yin Z-Y, Hicher PY, Nicot F (2021). On the attraction power of critical state in granular materials. J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 149: 104300.
  17. Wang X, Yin Z-Y, Su D, Wu X, Zhao J (2021). A novel approach of random packing generation of complex-shaped 3D particles with controllable sizes and shapes. Acta Geotech., accepted.
  18. Han J, Yin Z-Y*, Dano C, Hicher PY (2021). Effect of strain rate on the adhesive bond shearing resistance of stiff clay. Transp. Geotech, 27: 100479.
  19. Zhang P#, Yin Z-Y*, Jin YF (2021). State-of-the-Art Review of Machine Learning Applications in Constitutive Modeling of Soils. Arch. Comput. Methods Eng., DOI: 10.1007/s11831-020-09524-z.
  20. Cao S, Yilmaz E, Yin Z-Y*, Xue G, Song W, Sun L (2021). CT scanning of internal crack mechanism and strength behavior of cement-fibertailings matrix composites. Cem. Concr. Compos., 116: 103865.
  21. Xiong H, Yin Z-Y*, Nicot F, Wautier A, Miot M, Darve F, Veylon G, Philippe P (2021). A novel multi-scale large deformation approach for modelling of granular collapse. Acta Geotech., DOI: 10.1007/s11440-020-01113-5.
  22. Liu Y#, Yin Z-Y*, Wang L, Hong Y (2021). A coupled CFD-DEM investigation of internal erosion considering suspension flow. Can. Geotech. J., DOI: 10.1139/cgj-2020-0099.
  23. Han J, Yin Z-Y*, Dano C, Hicher PY (2021). Cyclic and creep combination effects on the long-term undrained behavior of overconsolidated clay. Acta Geotech., 16: 1027–1041.
  24. Zhu QY#, Zhuang PZ, Yin Z-Y, Yu HS (2021). A state parameter-based thermomechanical constitutive model for fine-grained saturated soils. Can. Geotech. J., https://doi.org/10.1139/cgj-2019-0322.
  25. Zhu S#, Chen R, Yin Z-Y (2021). Elastoplastic modeling of cyclic behavior of natural structural clay with large number of cycles. Transp. Geotech, 26: 100448.
  26. Cao S#, Xue G, Yilmaz E, Yin Z-Y (2021). Assessment of rheological and sedimentation characteristics of fresh cemented tailings backfill slurry. Int. J. Min. Reclam. Environ. https://doi.org/10.1080/17480930.2020.1826092.
  27. Elbaz K, Shen SL, Zhou AN, Yin Z-Y, and Lyu HM (2021). Prediction of disc cutter life during shield tunneling with AI via incorporation of genetic algorithm into GMDH-type neural network. Engineering, 7(2): 238-251.
  28. Cao S#, Xue G, Yilmaz E, Yin Z-Y*, Yang F (2021). Utilizing concrete pillars as an environmental mining practice in underground mines. J. Clean. Prod., 278: 123433.
  29. Yin Z-Y, Yang J#, Laouafa F, Hicher P-Y (2021). A framework for coupled hydro-mechanical continuous modeling of gap-graded granular soils subjected to suffusion. Eur. J. Environ. Civ. En., https://doi.org/10.1080/19648189.2020.1795724.
  30. Xiong H#, Yin Z-Y*, Zhao J, Yang Y (2021). Investigating the effect of flow direction on suffusion and its impacts on gap-graded granular soils. Acta Geotech., 16: 399–419.
  31. Yang J#, Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y, Laouafa F, Hicher P-Y (2021). Identifying the parameters of a hydro-mechanical model for internal erosion occurring in granular soils by using an enhanced backtracking search algorithm. Eur. J. Environ. Civ. En., https://doi.org/10.1080/19648189.2020.1752809.
  32. Zhang P#, Yin Z-Y*, Jin YF#, Chan T, Gao FP (2021). Intelligent Modelling of Clay Compressibility using Hybrid Meta-Heuristic and Machine Learning Algorithms. Geosci. Front., 12(1): 441-452.
  33. Wu ZX, Dano C, Hicher PY, Yin Z-Y* (2021). Estimating normal effective stress degradation in sand under undrained simple shear condition. Eur. J. Environ. Civ. En., 25(1): 170-189.

​​2020 Journal Papers

  1. Zhang J, Wang X, Yin Z-Y*, Liang Z (2020). DEM modeling of large-scale triaxial test of rock clasts considering realistic particle shapes and flexible membrane boundary. Eng. Geol., 279: 105871.
  2. Wang HL#, Yin Z-Y*, Zhang P, Jin YF (2020). Straightforward prediction for air-entry value of compacted soils using machine learning algorithms. Eng. Geol., 279: 105911.
  3. Jin YF, Yin Z-Y*, Yuan WH (2020). Simulating retrogressive slope failure using two different smoothed particle finite element methods: a comparative study. Eng. Geol., 279: 105870.
  4. Zhang K, Lyu HM. Shen SL, Zhou A, Yin Z-Y (2020). Evolutionary hybrid neural network approach to predict shield tunneling-induced ground settlements. Tunn. Undergr. Sp. Tech., 106: 103594.
  5. Liu Y#, Wang L, Hong Y, Zhao J, Yin Z-Y (2020). A Coupled CFD-DEM investigation of internal erosion of gap graded soil: coupling effect of confining pressure and fines content. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 44(18): 2473-2500.
  6. Wang HL#, Yin Z-Y* (2020). High performance prediction of soil compaction parameters using multi expression programming. Eng. Geol., 276: 105758.
  7. Wang P#, Yin Z-Y* (2020). Micro-mechanical analysis of caisson foundation in sand using DEM. Ocean Eng., 203: 107240.
  8. Li K#, Yin Z-Y*, Cheng Y, Cao P, Meng J (2020). Three-dimensional discrete element simulation of indirect tensile behaviour of a transversely isotropic rock. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 44(13): 1812-1832.
  9. Yin Z-Y*, Teng JC#, Li Z, Zheng YY (2020). Modelling of suction bucket foundation in clay: from finite element analyses to macro-elements, Ocean Eng., 210: 107577.
  10. Zhang P#, Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y, Yang Y (2020). Random forest based artificial intelligent model for predicting failure envelopes of caisson foundations in sand. Appl. Ocean Res., 101: 102223.
  11. Wu ZX, Yin Z-Y*, Dano C, Hicher PY (2020). Cyclic volumetric strain accumulation for sand under drained simple shear condition. Appl. Ocean Res., 101: 102200.
  12. Zhang P#, Yin Z-Y, Chen RP (2020). Analytical and Semi-analytical Solutions for Describing Tunneling-induced Transverse and Longitudinal Settlement Troughs. Int. J. Geomech. ASCE, 20(8): 04020126.
  13. Li J, Yin Z-Y* (2020). A modified cutting-plane time integration scheme with adaptive substepping for elasto-viscoplastic models. Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng., 121(17): 3955-3978.
  14. Liu Y, Liu E, Yin Z (2020). Constitutive model for tailing soils subjected to freeze–thaw cycles based on meso-mechanics and homogenization theory. Acta Geotech.. 15: 2433–2450.
  15. Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y* (2020). Enhancement of backtracking search algorithm for identifying soil parameters. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 44(9): 1239-1261.
  16. Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y*, Zhou WF, Liu X (2020). Intelligent model selection with updating parameters during staged excavation using optimization method. Acta Geotech., 15(9), 2473-2491.
  17. Zhang P#, Yin Z-Y*, Jin YF#, Ye GL (2020). An AI-based Model for Describing Cyclic Characteristics of Granular Materials. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 44(9): 1315-1335.
  18. Li K#, Cheng YM, Yin Z-Y, Han D, Meng J (2020). Size effects in a transversely isotropic rock under Brazilian tests: laboratory testing. Rock Mech Rock Eng., 53: 2623–2642.
  19. Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y* (2020). An intelligent multi-objective EPR technique with multi-step model selection for correlations of soil properties. Acta Geotech., 15: 2053–2073.
  20. Zhu QY#, Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y (2020). Modeling of embankment beneath marine deposited soft sensitive clays considering straightforward creep degradation, Mar. Georesour. Geotec., 38(5): 553-569.
  21. Xiong H#, Yin Z-Y*, Nicot F (2020). Programming the micro-mechanical model of granular materials in Julia. Adv. Eng. Softw., 145: 102816.
  22. Zhang P#, Yin Z-Y*, Zheng Y, Gao FP (2020). A LSTM Surrogate Modelling Approach for Caisson Foundations. Ocean Eng., 204: 107263.
  23. Yin Z-Y, Wang P#, Zhang F (2020). Effect of particle shape on the progressive failure of shield tunnel face in granular soils by coupled FDM-DEM method. Tunn. Undergr. Sp. Tech., 100: 103394.
  24. Wang P#, Yin Z-Y* (2020). Micro-mechanical analysis of caisson foundation in sand using DEM: particle breakage effect. Ocean Eng., 215: 107921.
  25. Yang J#, Yin Z-Y*, Liu XF, Gao FP (2020). Numerical analysis for the role of soil properties to the load transfer in clay foundation due to the traffic load of the metro tunnel. Transp. Geotech., 23: 100336.
  26. Yang J#, Yin Z-Y*, Laouafa F, Hicher P-Y (2020). Three-dimensional hydro-mechanical modelling of internal erosion in dike-on-foundation. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 44(8): 1200-1218.
  27. Yang J#, Yin Z-Y*, Laouafa F, Hicher P-Y (2020). Hydro-mechanical modeling of granular soils considering internal erosion. Can. Geotech. J., 57(2): 157-172.
  28. Zhang P#, Yin Z-Y*, Jin YF#, Chan T (2020). A Novel Hybrid Surrogate Intelligent Model for Creep Index Prediction Based on Particle Swarm Optimization and Random Forest. Eng. Geol., 265(2): 105328.
  29. Zhu H, Yin Z-Y*, Zhang Q (2020). A novel coupled FDM-DEM modelling method for flexible boundary membrane in laboratory tests. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 44(3): 389-404.
  30. Jin YF#, Yuan WH, Yin Z-Y*, Cheng YM (2020). An edge-based strain smoothing particle finite element method for large deformation problems in geotechnical engineering. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 44(7): 923-941.
  31. Chen WB, Liu K, Yin Z-Y*, Yin JH (2020). Crushing and Flooding Effects on One-dimensional Time-dependent Behaviors of a Granular Soil. Int. J. Geomech. ASCE, 20(2): 04019156.
  32. Nie Z, Fang C, Gong J, Yin Z-Y (2020). Exploring the effect of particle shape caused by erosion on the shear behaviour of granular materials via the DEM. Int. J. Solids Struct., 202: 1-11.
  33. Cao S#, Zheng D, Yilmaz E, Yin Z-Y*, Xue GL, Yang FD (2020). Strength development and microstructure characteristics of artificial concrete pillar considering fiber type and content effects. Constr. Build. Mater., 256: 119408.
  34. Zhao D#, Gao Q, Hattab M, Hicher P-Y, Yin Z-Y*(2020). Microstructural evolution of remolded clay related to creep. Transp. Geotech., 24: 100367.
  35. Zhang P#, Li H, Ha QP, Yin Z-Y, Chen RP (2020). Reinforcement Learning based Optimizer for Improvement of Tunneling-induced Settlement Prediction Model. Adv. Eng. Inform., 45: 101097.
  36. Liu SH, Sun Y, Shen CM, Yin Z-Y (2020). Practical nonlinear constitutive model for rockfill materials with application to rockfill dam. Comput. Geotech., 119(3): 103383.
  37. Elbaz K, Shen SL, Sun WJ, Yin Z-Y, Zhou A (2020). Prediction model of shield performance during tunneling with AI via incorporating improved PSO into ANFIS. IEEE Access, 8(1): 39659-39671.
  38. Yao C, Hong C, Su D, Zhang Y, Yin Z-Y (2020). Design and verification of a wireless sensing system for monitoring large-range ground movement. Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, 303: 111745.

​​2019 Journal Papers

  1. Elbaz K, Shen SL, Zhou AN, Yin Z-Y, and Lyu HM (2019). Prediction of disc cutter life during shield tunneling with AI via incorporation of genetic algorithm into GMDH-type neural network. Engineering, accepted.
  2. Lyu HM, Shen SL, Yang J, Yin Z-Y (2019). Scenario-based inundation analysis of metro systems: a case study in Shanghai. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sc., 23: 4293–4307.
  3. Jin Z#, Yin Z-Y*, Kotronis P, Li Z, (2019). Advanced numerical modelling of caisson foundations in sand to investigate the failure envelope in the H-M-V space. Ocean Eng., 190: 106394.
  4. Khalid U, Ye GL, Yadav SK, Yin Z-Y (2019). A simple experimental method to regain the mechanical behavior of naturally structured marine clays. Appl. Ocean Res., 88(7): 275-287.
  5. Li J, Yin Z-Y*, Cui YJ, Liu K, Yin JH (2019). An elasto-plastic model of unsaturated soil with an explicit degree of saturation-dependent CSL. Eng. Geol., 260(3): 105240.
  6. Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y*, Zhou WH, Horpibulsuk S (2019). Identifying parameters of advanced soil models using an enhanced Transitional Markov chain Monte Carlo method. Acta Geotech., 14(6), 1925-1947.
  7. Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y*, Zhou WH, Shao JF (2019). Bayesian model selection for sand with generalization ability evaluation. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 43(14): 2305-2327.
  8. Wang HL, Zhou WH, Yin Z-Y, Jie XX (2019). Effect of grain size distribution of sandy soil on the shearing behaviors at soil-structure interface. J. Mater. Civil Eng. ASCE, 31(10): 04019238.
  9. Hong C, Zhang Y, Lu Z, Yin Z-Y (2019). A FBG Tilt Sensor Fabricated Using 3D Printing Technique for Monitoring Ground Movement, IEEE Sens. J., 19(15): 6392-6399.
  10. Yang J, Yin Z-Y*, Laouafa F, Hicher P-Y (2019). Modeling coupled erosion and filtration of fine particles in granular media. Acta Geotech., 14(6), 1615-1627.
  11. Yang J#, Yin Z-Y, Laouafa F, Hicher P-Y (2019). Analysis of suffusion in cohesionless soils with randomly distributed porosity and fines content. Comput. Geotech., 111: 157-171.
  12. Zhu H, Zhou WH, Jing XY, Yin Z-Y (2019). Observations on fabric evolution to a common micromechanical state at the soil-structure interface. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 43(15): 2449-2470.
  13. Zhu H#, Yin Z-Y* (2019). Grain Rotation-based Analysis Method for Shear Band. J. Eng. Mech. ASCE, 145(10): 04019073.
  14. Jin Z#, Yin Z-Y*, Kotronis P, Li Z*, Tamagnini C(2019). A hypoplastic macroelement model for a caisson foundation in sand under monotonic and cyclic loadings. Marine Structures, 66: 16-26.
  15. Xiong H#, Yin Z-Y*, Nicot F(2019). A multiscale second-order work analysis approach for geotechnical structures. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 43(6): 1230-1250.
  16. Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y*, Zhou WH, Yin JH, Shao JF (2019). A single-objective EPR based model for creep index of soft clays considering L2 regularization. Eng. Geol., 248(8): 242-255.
  17. Zhao CF#, Salami Y, Hicher PY, Yin Z-Y (2019). Multiscale modeling of unsaturated granular materials based on thermodynamic principles. Continuum Mech. Therm., 31(1): 341–359.
  18. Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y*, Zhou WH, Huang HW (2019). Multi-objective optimization-based updating of predictions during excavation. Eng. Appl. Artif. Intell., 78: 102-123.
  19. Wang S#, Wu W, Wang J, Yin Z-Y, Cui D, Xiang W (2019). Residual-state creep of clastic soil in a reactivated slow-moving landslide in the Three Gorges Reservoir Region, China. Landslides, 15(12): 2413–2422.
  20. Yang J#, Yin Z-Y, Laouafa F, Hicher P-Y(2019). Internal erosion in dike-on-foundation modeled by a coupled hydro-mechanical approach. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 43(3): 663-683.
  21. Zhang DM, Gao CP, Yin Z-Y*(2019). CFD-DEM modeling of seepage erosion around shield tunnels. Tunn. Undergr. Sp. Tech., 83: 60–72.
  22. Yin Z-Y, Li J*, Jin YF, Liu FY (2019). Estimation of robustness of time integration algorithms for elasto-viscoplastic modelling of soils. Int. J. Geomech. ASCE, 19(2): 04018197.
  23. Xiong H, Nicot F, Yin Z-Y* (2019). From microscale to boundary value problem: using a micromechanically-based model. Acta Geotech., 14(5): 1307–1323.
  24. Zhao D#, Hattab M, Yin Z-Y, Hicher P-Y (2019). Dilative Behavior of Kaolinite under Drained Creep Condition. Acta Geotech., 14(4): 1003–1019.
  25. Jin Z#, Yin Z-Y*, Kotronis P, Jin Y-F (2019). Numerical investigation on evolving failure of caisson foundation in sand using the combined Lagrangian-SPH method, Mar. Georesour. Geotec., 37(1): 23-35.
  26. Wu Z-X#, Yin Z-Y*, Jin Y-F, Geng XY (2019). A straightforward procedure of parameters determination for sand: a bridge from critical state based constitutive modelling to finite element analysis. Eur. J. Environ. Civ. En., 23(12): 1444-1466.

​​2018 Journal Papers

  1. Hu W, Yin Z-Y*, Scaringi G, Dano C, Hicher PY (2018). Relating fragmentation, plastic work and critical state in crushable rock clasts. Eng. Geol., 246: 326-336.
  2. Wang S#, Wu W, Yin Z-Y*, Peng C, He XZ (2018). Modelling time-dependent behaviour of granular material with hypoplasticity. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 42(12): 1331-1345.
  3. Zhao C-F#, Yin Z-Y*, Hicher P-Y (2018). A multiscale approach for investigating the effect of microstructural instability on global failure in granular materials. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 42(17): 2065-2094.
  4. Yin Z-Y*, Jin Z#, Kotronis P, Wu ZX (2018). A novel SPH-SIMSAND based approach for modelling of granular collapse. Int. J. Geomech. ASCE, 18(11): 04018156.
  5. Yin Z-Y, Jin YF#, Shen JS, Hicher PY (2018). Optimization techniques for identifying soil parameters in geotechnical engineering: Comparative study and enhancement. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 42(1):70-94.
  6. Yin Z-Y*, Wu ZY#, Hicher PY (2018). Modeling the monotonic and cyclic behavior of granular materials by an exponential constitutive function. J. Eng. Mech. ASCE, 144(4): 04018014.
  7. Jin Y-F#, Yin Z-Y*(2018). ErosLab: A modelling tool for soil tests. Adv Eng Softw., 121: 84-97.
  8. Zhao C-F#, Yin Z-Y*, and Hicher P-Y (2018). Integrating a micromechanical model for multiscale analyses. Int. J. Numer. Meth. Eng., 114(2): 105-127.
  9. Zhao C-F#, Yin Z-Y*, Misra A, and Hicher P-Y (2018). Thermomechanical formulation for micromechanical elasto-plasticity in granular materials. Int. J. Solids Struct., 138(1): 64-75.
  10. Jin Y-F#, Yin Z-Y*, Wu Z-X, Daouadji A (2018), Numerical modeling of pile penetration in silica sands considering the effect of grain breakage, Finite Elem. Anal. Des., 144: 15–29.
  11. Jin Y-F#, Yin Z-Y*, Wu Z-X, Zhou W-H (2018), Identifying parameters of easily crushable sand and application to offshore pile driving, Ocean Eng., 154, 416-429.
  12. Qian JG, Du ZB#, Yin Z-Y*(2018). Cyclic degradation and non-coaxiality of soft clay subjected to pure rotation of principal stress directions. Acta Geotech., 13(4), 943-959.
  13. Zhu HX#, Zhou WH, Yin Z-Y (2018). Deformation mechanism of strain localization in 2D numerical interface tests. Acta Geotech., 13(3): 557-573.
  14. Jing XY#, Zhou WH, Zhu H, Yin Z-Y, Li Y (2018). Analysis of soil-structural interface behavior using three-dimensional DEM simulations. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 42(2): 339–357.
  15. Liu XX, Shen SL, Xu YS, Yin Z-Y (2018). Analytical approach for time-dependent groundwater inflow into shield tunnel face in confined aquifer. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 42(4): 655–673.
  16. Zhong C-H#, Le V-T, Bendahmane F, Marot D and Yin Z-Y (2018). Investigation of spatial scale effects on suffusion susceptibility. J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng. ASCE, 144(9): 04018067.

​​2017 Journal Papers

  1. Yin Z-Y*, Jin YF#, Shen SL, Huang HW (2017). An efficient optimization method for identifying parameters of soft structured clay by an enhanced genetic algorithm and elastic-viscoplastic model. Acta Geotech., 12(4): 849–867. (Best paper prize for 2017)
  2. Yin Z-Y*, Hicher PY, Dano C, Jin YF (2017). Modeling the mechanical behavior of very coarse granular materials. J. Eng. Mech. ASCE, 143(1): C401600.
  3. Yin Z-Y, Zhu QY#, Zhang DM (2017). Comparison of two creep degradation modeling approaches for soft structured soils. Acta Geotech., 12(6): 1395–1413.
  4. Li J#, Yin Z-Y*, Cui YJ, Hicher PY (2017). Work input analysis for soils with double porosity and application to the hydro-mechanical modeling of unsaturated expansive clays. Can. Geotech. J., 54(2): 173-187.
  5. Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y*, Shen SL, Zhang DM (2017). A new hybrid real-coded genetic algorithm and its application to parameters identification of soils. Inverse Probl. Sci. Eng., 25(9): 1343-1366.
  6. Zhu QY#, Yin Z-Y*, Zhang DM, Huang HW (2017). Numerical modeling of creep degradation of natural soft clays under one-dimensional condition. KSCE J. Civ. Eng., 21(5): 1668–1678.
  7. Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y*, Riou Y, Hicher PY (2017). Identifying creep and destructuration related soil parameters by optimization methods. KSCE J. Civ. Eng., 21(4): 1123–1134.
  8. Jin YF#, Wu ZX, Yin Z-Y*, Shen SL (2017). Estimation of critical state related formula in advanced constitutive modeling of granular material. Acta Geotech., 12(6): 1329–1351.
  9. Zhang DM, Huang ZK, Yin Z-Y*, Ran L, Huang HW (2017). Predicting the grouting effect on leakage-induced tunnels and ground response in saturated soils. Tunn. Undergr. Sp. Tech., 65: 76–90.
  10. Xiong H#, Nicot F, Yin Z-Y (2017). A three-dimensional micromechanically-based model. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 41(17): 1669–1686.
  11. Gao ZW, Zhao JD, Yin Z-Y (2017). Dilatancy relation for overconsolidated clay. Int. J. Geomech. ASCE, 17(5): 06016035.
  12. Feng WQ#, Lalit B, Yin Z-Y, Yin, J-H (2017). Long-term non-linear creep and swelling behavior of Hong Kong marine deposits in oedometer condition. Comput. Geotech., 84(4): 1-15.
  13. Zhang N, Wu HN, Shen JSL, Hino T, Yin Z-Y (2017). Evaluation of the Uplift Behavior of Plate Anchor in Structured Marine Clay. Mar. Georesour. Geotec., 35(6): 758-768.

​​2016 Journal Papers

  1. Yin Z-Y*, Jin YF#, Huang HW, Shen SL (2016). Evolutionary polynomial regression based modelling of clay compressibility using an enhanced hybrid real-coded genetic algorithm. Eng. Geol., 210(5): 158–167.
  2. Yin Z-Y*, Huang HW, Hicher PY (2016). Elastoplastic modeling of sand-silt mixtures. Soils Found.,56(3):520–532.
  3. Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y*, Shen SL, Hicher PY (2016). Selection of sand models and identification of parameters using an enhanced genetic algorithm. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 40(8): 1219-1240.
  4. Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y*, Shen SL, Hicher PY (2016). Investigation into MOGA for identifying parameters of a critical state based sand model and parameters correlation by factor analysis. Acta Geotech., 11(5): 1131-1145.
  5. Zhu QY#, Yin Z-Y*, Hicher PY, Shen SL (2016). Nonlinearity of one-dimensional creep characteristics of soft clays. Acta Geotech., 11(4): 887-900.
  6. Jiang MJ, Yin Z-Y, Shen ZF (2016). Shear band formation in lunar regolith by discrete element analyses. Granul. matter, 18:32.
  7. Chen J, Shen SL, Yin Z-Y, Xu YS, Horpibulsuk S (2016). Evaluation of effective depth of PVD improvement in soft clay deposit: a field case study. Mar. Georesour. Geotec., 34(5): 420-430.
  8. Yao YP, Qu S#, Yin Z-Y, Zhu EY (2016). SSUH model: A small-strain extension of the unified hardening model. Sci. China Technol. Sc., 59(2): 225-240.
  9. Qian JG, Wang YG, Yin Z-Y, Huang MS (2016). Experimental identification of plastic shakedown behavior of saturated clay subjected to traffic loading with principal stress rotation. Eng. Geol., 214: 29-42.
  10. Cui QL, Wu HN#, Shen SL, Yin Z-Y, Horpibulsuk S (2016). Protection of neighbour buildings due to construction of shield tunnel in mixed ground with sand over weathered granite. Environ. Earth Sci., 75: 458.

​​2008-2015 Journal Papers

  1. Yin Z-Y*, Yin JH, Huang HW (2015). Rate-dependent and long-term yield stress and strength of soft Wenzhou marine clay: experiments and modeling. Mar. Georesour. Geotec.,33(1): 79-91.
  2. Yin Z-Y*, Xu Q, Yu C (2015). Elastic viscoplastic modeling for natural soft clays considering nonlinear creep. Int. J. Geomech. ASCE, 15(5): A6014001.
  3. Wang L-Z, Yin Z-Y*(2015). Stress-dilatancy of natural soft clay under undrained creep condition. Int. J. Geomech. ASCE, 15(5): A4014002.
  4. Zhu QY#, Yin Z-Y*, Xu CJ, Yin JH (2015). Uniqueness of rate-dependency, creep and stress relaxation behaviours for soft clays. J. Cent. South Univ., 22(1): 296-302.
  5. Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y*, Zhang DM, Huang HW (2015). Unified modelling of monotonic and cyclic behaviours for sand and clay. Acta Mech. Solida Sin., 28(2): 111-132.
  6. Wu YX#, Shen SL, Yin Z-Y, Xu YS (2015). Characteristics of groundwater seepage with cutoff wall in gravel aquifer. II: Numerical analysis. Can. Geotech. J., 52: 1539–1549.
  7. Wang ZF#, Shen SL, Yin Z-Y, Xu YS (2015). Rapid field evaluation of the strength of cement-stabilized clayey soil. B. Eng. Geol. Environ., 74(3): 991-999.
  8. Karstunen M, Rezania M, Sivasithamparam N, Yin Z-Y (2015). Comparison of anisotropic rate-dependent models. Int. J. Geomech. ASCE, 15(5), A4014003.
  9. Wu HN#, Shen SL, Liao SM, Yin Z-Y (2015). Longitudinal Structural Modelling of Shield Tunnels Considering Shearing Dislocation between Segmental Rings. Tunn. Undergr. Sp. Tech., 50: 317–323.
  10. Cui QL, Shen SL, Xu YS, Yin Z-Y, Horpibulsuk S (2015). Field performance of concrete pipes during jacking in cemented sandy silt. Tunn. Undergr. Sp. Tech., 49: 336-344.
  11. Xu YS, Yuan Y, Shen SL, Yin Z-Y (2015), Wu HN, Ma L. Investigation into subsidence hazards due to groundwater pumping from Aquifer II in Changzhou, China. Natural Hazards, 78:281–296.
  12. Shen SL, Wu YX#, Xu YS, Yin Z-Y (2015). Characteristics of groundwater seepage with cutoff wall in gravel aquifer. I: Field observations. Can. Geotech. J., 52: 1526–1538.
  13. Wu HN#, Shen SL, Ma L, Yin Z-Y, Horpibulsuk S (2015). Evaluation of the strength increase of marine clay under staged embankment loading: a case study. Mar. Georesour. Geotec., 33(6): 532–541.
  14. Du J, Du S, Shen SL, Yin ZY. Numerical investigation of the undrained compression and pull-out capacity of suction foundations in clay. Pol. Marit. Res., 2015, S1(86), 22: 126-135.
  15. Cui QL, Shen SL, Xu YS, Wu HN#, Yin Z-Y (2015). Mitigation of geohazards during deep excavations in karst regions with caverns: A case study. Eng. Geol., 195(10): 16–27.
  16. Wu YX#, Shen SL, Wu HN#, Xu YS, Yin Z-Y (2015). Environmental protection dewatering technology in deep confined aquifer under shallow aquifer. Eng. Geol., 196: 59-70.
  17. Yang YY, Xu YS, Shen SL, Yuan Y, Yin Z-Y (2015). Mining induced geo-hazards with environmental protection measures in Yunnan, China: an overview. B. Eng. Geol. Environ., 74: 141–150.
  18. Shen SL, Wang JP, Wu HN#, Xu YS, Ye GL, Yin Z-Y (2015). Evaluation of hydraulic conductivity for both marine and deltaic deposits based on piezocone testing. Ocean Eng., 110: 174-182.
  19. Zhang N, Shen SL, Wu HN#, Chai JC, Xu YS, Yin Z-Y (2015). Evaluation of effect of basal geotextile reinforcement under embankment loading on soft marine deposits. Geotext. Geomembranes, 43(6): 506-514.
  20. Yin Z-Y*, Zhu QY#, Yin JH, Ni Q (2014). Stress relaxation coefficient and formulation for soft soils. Géotech. Lett., 4(1): 45-51. (Best paper prize for 2014)
  21. Yin Z-Y*, Zhao J, Hicher PY (2014). A micromechanics-based model for sand-silt mixtures. Int. J. Solids Struct., 51(6): 1350–1363.
  22. Jiang M, Yin Z-Y*(2014). Influence of soil conditioning on ground deformation during longitudinal tunneling. CR Mecanique, 342(3): 189-197.
  23. Yu C, Yin Z-Y*, Zhang DM (2014). Micromechanical modelling of phase transformation behaviour of a transitional soil. Acta Mech. Solida Sin., 27(3): 259-275.
  24. Liu YJ#, Li G#, Yin Z-Y*, Dano C, Hicher PY, Xia XH, Wang JH (2014). Influence of grading on undrained behavior of granular materials. CR Mecanique, 342: 85-95.
  25. Jiang MJ, Liu JD, Yin Z-Y (2014). Consolidation and creep behaviors of two typical marine clays in China. China Ocean Engineering, 28(5): 629-644.
  26. Chen J, Shen SL, Yin Z-Y, Horpibulsuk S (2014). Closed-form solution for shear lag with derived flange deformation function. J. Constr. Steel Res., 102: 104-110.
  27. Wang S#, Qi J; Yin Z-Y, Zhang J, Ma W (2014). A simple rheological element based creep model for frozen soils. Cold Reg. Sci. Technol., 106–107: 47–54.
  28. Li P, Du SJ, Ma XF, Yin Z-Y, Shen SL (2014). Centrifuge investigation into the effect of new shield tunnelling on an existing underlying large-diameter tunnel. Tunn. Undergr. Sp. Tech., 42: 59–66.
  29. Shen SL, Wu HN#, Cui YJ, Yin Z-Y (2014). Long-term settlement behaviour of metro tunnels in the soft deposits of Shanghai. Tunn. Undergr. Sp. Tech., 40: 309-323.
  30. Shen SL, Hou DW, Zhao JL, Horpibulsuk S, Yin Z-Y (2014). Assessment of internal forces for intermediate anchorage zone of post-tensioned concrete structure. Constr. Build. Mater., 64: 370–378.
  31. Xu YS, Shen SL, Ma L, Sun WJ, Yin Z-Y (2014). Evaluation of the blocking effect of retaining walls on groundwater seepage in aquifers with different insertion depths. Eng. Geol., 183(9): 254–264.
  32. Yin Z-Y*, Xu Q, Chang CS (2013). Modeling cyclic behavior of clay by micromechanical approach. ASCE J. Eng. Mech., 139(9), 1305–1309.
  33. Yin Z-Y*, Chang CS (2013). Stress-dilatancy behavior for sand under loading and unloading conditions. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech.. 37(8): 855-870.
  34. Yin Z-Y*, Xu Q, Hicher P-Y (2013). A simple critical state based double-yield-surface model for clay behavior under complex loading. Acta Geotech., 8(5): 509-523.
  35. Papon A#, Yin Z-Y, Riou Y, Hicher P-Y (2013). Time homogenization for clays subjected to large numbers of cycles. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 37(11):1470–1491.
  36. Zhu QY#, Jin YF#, Yin Z-Y*, Hicher P-Y (2013). Influence of natural deposition plane orientation on oedometric consolidation behavior of three typical clays from southeast coast of China. J. Zhejiang Univ. Sci. A, 4(11):767-777.
  37. Yu C, Xu Q, Yin Z-Y*(2013). Softening response under undrained compression following anisotropic consolidation. J. Cent. South Univ., 20(6): 1703-1712.
  38. Shen SL, Ma L, Xu YS, Yin Z-Y (2013). Interpretation of increased deformation rate in aquifer IV due to groundwater pumping in Shanghai. Can. Geotech. J., 50(11): 1129-1142.
  39. Jiang MJ, Liu JD, Sun YG, Yin Z-Y (2013). Investigation into macroscopic and microscopic behaviors of bonded sands using the discrete element method. Soils Found., 53: 804-819.
  40. Yin Z-Y*, Wang JH (2012). A one-dimensional strain-rate based model for soft structured clays. Sci. China Technol. Sc., 55(1): 90-100.
  41. Jiang M, Yin Z-Y (2012). Analysis of stress redistribution in soil and earth pressure on tunnel lining by discrete element method. Tunn. Undergr. Sp. Tech., 32, 251-259.
  42. Yin Z-Y*, Karstunen M, Chang CS, Koskinen M, Lojander M (2011). Modeling time-dependent behavior of soft sensitive clay. J. Geotech. Geoenviron. Eng. ASCE, 137(11): 1103-1113.
  43. Yin Z-Y*, Hattab M, Hicher PY (2011). Multiscale modeling of a sensitive marine clay. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 35(15): 1682-1702.
  44. Yin Z-Y*, Chang CS, Hicher PY, Wang JH (2011). Micromechanical analysis for the behavior of stiff clay. Acta Mech. Sin., 27(6): 1013-1022.
  45. Yin Z-Y*, Karstunen M (2011). Modelling strain-rate-dependency of natural soft clays combined with anisotropy and destructuration. Acta Mech. Solida Sin., 24(3): 216-230.
  46. Yin Z-Y*, Karstunen M, Wang JH, Yu C (2011). Influence of features of natural soft clay on the behavior of embankment. J. Cent. South Univ., 18(5): 1667-1676.
  47. Chang CS, Yin Z-Y (2011). Micromechanical modeling for behavior of silty sand with influence of fine content. Int. J. Solids Struct., 48(19): 2655-2667.
  48. Chang CS, Yin Z-Y, Hicher PY (2011). Micromechanical analysis for inter-particle and assembly instability of sand. J. Eng. Mech. ASCE, 137(3): 155-168.
  49. Hu W, Yin Z-Y*, Dano C, Hicher PY (2011). A constitutive model for granular materials considering grain breakage. Sci. China Technol. Sc., 54(8): 2188-2196.
  50. Yin Z-Y*, Chang CS, Hicher PY (2010). Micromechanical modelling for effect of inherent anisotropy on cyclic behaviour of sand. Int. J. Solids Struct., 47(14-15): 1933-1951.
  51. Yin Z-Y*, Chang CS, Karstunen M, Hicher PY (2010). An anisotropic elastic viscoplastic model for soft clays. Int. J. Solids Struct., 47(5): 665-677.
  52. Yin Z-Y*, Karstunen M, Hicher PY (2010). Evaluation of the influence of elasto-viscoplastic scaling functions on modelling time-dependent behaviour of natural clays. Soils Found., 50(2): 203-214.
  53. Karstunen M, Yin Z-Y*(2010). Modelling time-dependent behaviour of Murro test embankment. Géotechnique, 60(10): 735-749.
  54. Chang CS, Yin Z-Y (2010). Modeling stress-dilatancy for sand under compression and extension loading conditions. J. Eng. Mech. ASCE, 136(6): 777-786.
  55. Chang CS, Yin Z-Y (2010). Micromechanical modelling for inherent anisotropy in granular materials. J. Eng. Mech. ASCE, 136(7): 830-839.
  56. Yin Z-Y*, Chang CS, Hicher PY, Karstunen M (2009). Micromechanical analysis of kinematic hardening in natural clay. Int. J. Plasticity, 25(8): 1413-1435.
  57. Yin Z-Y*, Chang CS (2009). Microstructural modelling of stress-dependent behaviour of clay. Int. J. Solids Struct., 46(6): 1373-1388.
  58. Yin Z-Y*, Chang CS (2009). Non-uniqueness of critical state line in compression and extension conditions. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 33(10): 1315-1338.
  59. Chang CS, Hicher PY, Yin Z-Y, Kong LR (2009). An elasto-plastic model for clay with microstructural consideration. J. Eng. Mech. ASCE, 135(9): 917-931.
  60. Yin Z-Y, Hicher PY (2008). Identifying parameters controlling soil delayed behaviour from laboratory and in situ pressuremeter testing. Int. J. Numer. Anal. Methods Geomech., 32(12): 1515-1535.

​​Articles in peer reviewed non-SCI journals (Ei Compendex)

  1. Liu J-X#, Yin Z-Y*, Hicher P-Y, Huang W-X (in press). Numerical Regularization Techniques for Solving Mesh-dependency: An Overview, Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA 49 (4).
  2. Sun XY, Qi JL, Yin Z-Y (in press). Experimental study on compressibility of frozen saturated ISO standard sand. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 2018.
  3. Han J, Yao YP, Yin Z-Y* (2018). Influence of overconsolidation ratio to the undrained creep behavior of saturated clay. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 40(3): 426-430.
  4. Ji H, Jin YF, Yin Z-Y, Wu Z-X, Shen SL (2018). Enhancement of genetic algorithm and its application to the identification of soil parameters by inverse analysis. Chinese Journal of Computational Mechanics, 35(2): 224-229.
  5. Yang J, Yin Z-Y*, Jin YF, Zhang DM, Huang HW (2017). Development and application of a structured clay model in FLAC. Chinese Journal of Computational Mechanics, 34(6): 739-747.
  6. Wu ZX, Jin YF, Ji H, Yin Z-Y (2017). Numerical simulation analysis of flat bottom pile drived into foundation of easily crushable sand. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 38(S2): 330-336.
  7. Zhang DM, Gao CP, Yin Z-Y, Wang RL, Yang TL (2017). Particle flow simulation of seepage erosion around shield tunnel. Rock and Soil Mechanics, S1: 429-438.
  8. Han J, Yao YP, Yin Z-Y* (2017). Long-term undrained mechanical behavior of overconsolidated clay under cyclic loading with large number of cycles. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 39(12): 2219-2225.
  9. Yang J#, Yin Z-Y*, Jin Y-F, Huang HW, Zhang DM (2017). Extension of cutting plane algorithm for a bounding surface plasticity model. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 38(12): 3436-3444.
  10. Yang J#, Yin Z-Y*, Huang HW, Jin Y-F, Zhang DM (2017), A bounding surface plasticity model of structured clays using disturbed state concept based hardening variables. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 39(3): 554-561.
  11. Huang M, Yao Y, Yin Z-Y, Liu E. Lei H (2016). An overview on elementary mechanical behaviors, constitutive modeling and failure criterion of soils. China Civil Engineering Journal, 49(7): 9-35.
  12. Ma L, Qi JL, Yu F, Yin Z-Y (2015). Particle crushing of frozen sand under triaxial compression. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 37(3): 544-550.
  13. Liu YJ#, Wang JH, Yin Z-Y*, Li G, Xia XH (2015). Constitutive modeling for granular materials considering grading effect. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 37(2): 299-305.
  14. Liu YJ#, Li G, Yin Z-Y*, Xia XH, Wang JH (2015). Influence of grain gradation on undrained mechanical behavior of granular materials. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 36(2): 423-429.
  15. Wu ZX#, Zhu QY#, Yin Z-Y* (2015). Overview and interpretation of rate-dependency of the behaviour of soft clays. Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA, 46(3): 1-11.
  16. Wang S#, Qi J, Yin Z-Y (2015). A review of the dynamic behaviour of frozen soils. Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA, 46(3): 37-45.
  17. Ye L, Zhu QY#, Liu JX#, Sun PP, Yin Z-Y* (2015). Overview and interpretation of stress-relaxation of soft clay. Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA, 46(3): 12-23.
  18. Li G#, Liu YJ#, Yin Z-Y*, Dano C, Hicher PY. (2014). Grading effect on critical state behavior of granular materials. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 36(3): 452-45.
  19. Zhu QY#, Yin Z-Y*, Zhu JG, Wang JH. (2014). Experimental investigation on rate-dependent behavior of soft clays: review and development. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 35(1): 7-24.
  20. Yin Z-Y*, Zhu QY#, Zhu JG. (2013). Experimental investigation on creep behavior of soft clays: Review and development. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 34(S2) 1-17.
  21. Yin Z-Y*(2013). Micromechanics based analytical model for soils: review and development. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 35(6): 993-1009.
  22. Jin Y-F#, Zhang A-J, Yin Z-Y*, Zhu Q-Y#, Wang J-H (2013). Analysis of one-dimensional compressibility of soft clay related-to clay minerals. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 35(1): 131-136.
  23. Yin Z-Y*, Hicher P-Y (2013). Micromechanics-based model for cement-treated clays. Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Letters, 3(2): 6-021006. DOI: 10.1063/2.1302106.
  24. Yin Z-Y*, Xu Q, Hu W (2012). Constitutive relations for granular materials considering particle crushing: review and development. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 34(12): 2170-2180.
  25. Zhu Q-Y#, Yin Z-Y*, Wang J-H, Xia X-H (2012). One-dimension compression model for natural clays considering structure disturbance. Journal of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, 34(3): 28-33.
  26. Meng Z, Chen J-J, Wang J-H, Yin Z-Y (2012). Study of model test on bearing capacity of screw piles in sand. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 33(S1) 141-145.
  27. Yin Z-Y*(2011). Elastic viscoplastic models for natural soft clay: review and development. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 33(9): 1357-1369.
  28. Hu W, Yin Z-Y, Dano C, Hicher PY (2011). Constitutive study of crushable granular materials. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 32(S2) 159-165.
  29. Yin Z-Y*, Huang HW, Utili S, Hicher PY (2009). Modeling rate-dependent behavior of soft subsoil under embankment loading. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 31(1): 109-117.
  30. Yin Z-Y*, Zhang DM, Hicher PY, Huang HW (2008). Modeling of the time-dependent behavior of soft soils using a simple elasto-viscoplastic model. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 2008, 30(6), 880-888.
  31. Utili S, Yin Z-Y, Jiang M (2008). Influence of the hydraulic uplift pressures on the stability of a gravity dam in Italy by LEM and DEM. Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, 27(8): 1554-1568.

​​Theses

  1. Modelling of mechanical behaviour of saturated soils and application to the calculation of geotechnical structures, HDR (Habilitation to supervise PhD students) dissertation, University of Nantes, France, 2013. (in French, supervisor: Prof. PY Hicher)
  2. Viscoplastic modelling of natural clays and application to the calculation of embankment on soft soils, dissertation, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France, 2006. (in French, supervisor: Prof. PY Hicher)
  3. Experimental study of the ultra-fine cement grout propagation in the grounds, thesis, Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France, 2003. (in French, supervisor: Dr C Dano & Prof. N Saiyouri)

​​Books and chapters

  1. Yin Z-Y (2021). Constitutive Theory of Granular Soils and Application. China Architecture Press, Beijing. (in press)
  2. Yin Z-Y, Hicher P-Y, Jin YF (2020). Practice of constitutive modelling for saturated soils. Springer/Tongji University Press. (in press)
  3. Zhou WH, Yin Z-Y, Yuen KV (2020). Practice of Bayesian Methods in Geotechnical Engineering. Springer/Tongji University Press. (in press)
  4. Ahayan S, Kotronis P, Yin Z-Y, Cerfontaine B and Collin F (2019). “Chapter 2- Study of the Behavior of Offshore Wind Turbine Monopiles under Monotonic and Cyclic Lateral Loading”, Risk Evaluation And Climate Change Adaptation Of Civil Engineering Infrastructures And Buildings: Project RI-ADAPTCLIM, edited by P Kotronis, Wiley-ISTE. (in English)
  5. Yin Z-Y, Jin YF (2019). Practice of optimization theory in geotechnical engineering. Springer/Tongji University Press. (in English)
  6. Yin Z-Y, Gu XQ, Jin YF (2017). Small strain stiffness of soils. Tongji University Press, Shanghai. (in Chinese)
  7. Yin Z-Y (2016). Time-dependency of soft clays and engineering application. Tongji University Press, Shanghai. (in Chinese)
  8. Yin Z-Y, Yao YP (2014). Experimental soil mechanics. Tongji University Press, Shanghai. (in Chinese)
  9. Xu CJ, Yin Z-Y (2014). Design of deep excavation and analysis of examples. China machine press, Beijing.(in Chinese)
  10. Yin Z-Y, Hicher PY (2017). “Multi-scale modeling of the mechanical behavior of clays”, Advances in Multi-Physics and Multi-Scale Couplings in Geo-Environmental Mechanics, Edited by F Nicot & O Millet, ISTE- Elsevier. (in English)
  11. Dano C, Ovalle C, Yin Z-Y, Daouadji A, Hicher PY (2017). “Behavior of granular materials affected by grain breakage”, Advances in Multi-Physics and Multi-Scale Couplings in Geo-Environmental Mechanics, Edited by F Nicot & O Millet, ISTE-Elsevier. (in English)