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Personal Statement

My research interest is focused on the understanding of basic principles that control the mechanical properties and behaviours of civil engineering materials, in particular, rock-like materials such as concrete and rock. Under a variety/combination of loads and environemnts, the mechanical response of these materials is still a challenging topic. I look at the fundemental questions in developing rational constitutive models and the engineering applications to creating novel solution and technology.  

Expertise & Capabilities

  • Fracture mechanics
  • Rock-like materials, e.g., concrete, rock
  • Durability of civil engineering structures 
  • Failure prediction and whole-life management of infrastructure

Teaching Interests

  • Structural analysis
  • Building materials
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Finite element method

I currently teach:

  • CL207 Structural Mechanics and Materials
  • CL313 Structural Engineering

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