Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science and Engineering

Dr Shanyong Wang

Qualifications

BE, MPhil, PhD

Education

  • 2007
    PhD, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • 2003
    MPhil, Northeastern University, China
  • 1997
    BE, Northeastern University, China

Awards

  • 2014
    ARC Future Fellowship
  • 2014
    Pro Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research Performance, The University of Newcastle
  • 2011
    ARC CoE Early Career Researcher Support Award

Employment

  • 2015
    Associate Professor, ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering
  • 2014
    ARC Future Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering
  • 2011
    ARC CoE ECR Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering
  • 2008
    Research Associate, Centre for Geotechnical and Materials Modelling, University of Newcastle
  • 2007
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Catholic University of America, USA
  • 2007
    Research Assistant, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Editorial Boards of International Journals

  • Soils and Foundations (Elsevier)
  • Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment (Springer)

Research Interests

  • Soft and problematic soils improvement
  • Compaction and fracture grouting
  • Damage and fracture mechanics
  • Coupled multi-physics modelling of fractured rocks
  • Limit analysis of the stability of tunnels
  • Finite element analysis
  • Discrete element methods