Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence Geotechnical Science and Engineering

Mr Xue Zhang

Qualifications

BSc, MSc

Education

  • 2014
    PhD, Geotechnical Engineering, The University of Newcastle, Australia
  • 2010
    Master of Science, Solid Mechanics, Dalian University of Technology, China
  • 2007
    Bachelor of Science, Engineering Mechanics, Dalian University of Technology, China

Employment

  • 2014
    Research Associate, ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science & Engineering

Selected Awards

  • 2013
    Australian Geomechanics Society NSW Research Award
  • 2012
    Postgraduate Research Prize, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle, Australia
  • 2010
    UNIPRS+UNRSC Scholarship, The University of Newcastle, Australia
  • 2010
    Excellent Thesis for a Master’s Degree of Liaoning Province, China
  • 2005
    Recipient of National Scholarship, Dalian University of Technology, China
  • Research Interests

  • Continuum modelling
  • Discrete element modelling
  • Mathematical Programming
  • Geotechnical analysis