Dr. Pei ZHANG

E-mail : zhangpei@bucea.edu.cn


Academic qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, 09/2013 – 07/2018
  • M.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, 09/2010 – 07/2013
  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Qingdao University of Technology, Qingdao, China, 09/2006 – 07/2010

Professional experience (University)

  • Postdoc fellow, Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Beijing, China, 12/2018 – present
  • Lecturer, Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Beijing, China, 12/2018 – present
  • Visiting Scholar, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China, 03/2021 – present

Research interests

  • Construction mechanics of underground structures
  • Large-scale triaxial tests on soil-rock mixture
  • Mesoscale and multiscale modeling in geotechnical engineering

Topic 1:Macro-mesoscopic Property and Mesoscopic Equivalent Analysis Method of Soil-Rock Mixture

  • Contribution: Proposing a mesoscopic equivalent analysis method for studying macro-mechanical property of SRM, evaluating the material meso-structure on macroscopic mechanical property.
  • Significance: The material meso-structure was considered.



Topic 2:Numerical Simulation and Analysis Method on Tunnel Excavation in Sandy cobble stratum

  • Contribution: Developing two multi-scale numerical analysis methods for simulating tunnel excavation.
  • Significance: Achieving a high efficiency without loosening accuracy.




Topic 3:Construction Mechanics of Underground Structures

  • Contribution: Developing an elastoplastic algorithm applicable to double loading criteria. Proposing a method for determining the critical depth.
  • Significance: The soil stress path dependency can be considered.