Associate Professor

Phone: (86) 158-27157841

Email: ce_zhangrj@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Geotechnical Engineering, Tunnel Engineering

Research Interests: Improvement of soft ground; Land reclamation; Tunnel and deep excavation; Foundation engineering; Geo-hazard and risk

Academic Degrees

PhD in Civil Engineering, 2011, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China.

BA in Civil Engineering, 2006, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China.

Professional Experience

Associate Professor (2014-present), School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, HUST, China

Lecturer (2013-2014), School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, HUST, China

Research Fellow (2011-2013), Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Selected Publications

  • ZHANG Rongjun, Lu Yitan, TAN Thiam Soon, PHOON Kok Kwang, SANTOSO Anastasia. Long Term Effect of Curing Temperature on Strength Behaviour of Cement Stabilized Clay, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 2014. SCI

  • ZHANG Rongjun, SANTOSO Anastasia, TAN Thiam Soon, PHOON Kok Kwang. Strength of high water content marine clay stabilized by low amount of cement. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 2013.SCI

  • ZHANG Rongjun, ZHENG Junjie, YU Shun. Responses of piles subjected to excavation-induced vertical soil movement considering unloading effect and interfacial slip characteristics, Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 2013. SCI

  • ZHANG Rongjun, ZHENG Junjie, LI Peiying, ZHANG Juan, YU Shun. A method for predicting mechanical behaviour of HPJG–Anchors – Part I: Mechanical characteristics and load transfer models, Computers and Geotechnics, 2012. SCI

  • ZHANG Rongjun, ZHENG Junjie, LI Peiying, ZHANG Juan, YU Shun. A method for predicting mechanical behaviour of HPJG-Anchors – Part II: Prediction procedure, verifications and parametric studies, Computers and Geotechnics, 2012. SCI

  • ZHANG Rongjun, ZHENG Junjie, ZHANG Limin, PU Hefu. An analysis method for the influence of tunnelling on adjacent loaded pile groups with rigid elevated caps, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 2011. SCI

  • ZHANG Rongjun, ZHENG Junjie, PU Hefu, ZHANG Limin. Analysis of excavation-induced responses of loaded pile foundations considering unloading effect, Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 2011. SCI

  • ZHANG Rongjun, PHOON Kok Kwang, TAN Thiam Soon. Curing Temperature Effect on the mixing proportion design of Cement Stabilized Clay used for Land Reclamation Purpose, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 2015 (In press). SCI journal

  • ZHANG Rongjun, ZHENG Junjie, BIAN XiaoYa. Experimental investigation on the effect of curing stress on the strength of cement stabilized clay at high water content, Construction and Building Material, 2015 (under review). SCI journal

Awards and Honors

  • Nominee for "National Excellent 100 Doctoral Dissertation Program", 2013

  • Science and technology progress award in Hubei Province (first class), 2011 (R8)

  • First-class award for teaching contest in Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2014

Courses Taught

  • Ground Improvement Technology

  • Underground Engineering

  • Design Theories and Methodologies of Geotechnical Engineering

  • Planning of Road Network

  • Subgrade Protection and Retaining Structures

Project

  • 1. "Characteristics and very early-age prediction method of strength of high water content clay stabilized by low amount of cement". National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (No. 51308241). 2014.01-2016.12

  • 2. "Coupling effect of time-temperature on the strength development of cement stabilized clays at very high water content ". Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education (SRFDP) (No. 20130142120029). 2014.01-2016.12

  • 3. "Prediction method for the strength of Lacustrine clay stabilized by low amount of cement at high water content". Natural Science Foundation of Hubei Province (No. 2013CFB180). 2013.01-2014.12

  • 4. Fundamental Research Fund for the Central Universities, HUST (2015TS118). 2015.01-2016.12

  • 5. Fundamental Research Fund for the Central Universities, HUST (2013QN035). 2013.01-2014.12

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