Professor

Phone: +86-(27) 87559154

Email: puh@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering

Research Interests: Soil Consolidation, Contaminant Transport, Multi-physics Coupling, Energy-Related Geotechnical Engineering

Academic Degrees

PhD in Geotechnical Engineering, University of California - San Diego, 2014

MS in Geotechnical Engineering, Huazhong University of Sci. & Tech., 2010

BS in Civil Engineering, Huazhong University of Sci. & Tech., 2007

Professional Experience

Professor (2015.12-present), Huazhong University of Sci. & Tech.

Assistant Professor (2014-2015), Missouri University of Sci. & Tech., USA

 

Selected Publications

  • Pu, H., and Fox, P.J. (2016). “Numerical investigation of strain rate effect for CRS consolidation of normally consolidated soil,” Geotechnical Testing Journal, ASTM, 39(1), 1-11.

  • Pu, H., Fox, P.J., and Shackelford, C.D. (2016). “Assessment of consolidation-induced contaminant transport for compacted clay liner systems,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 142(3), 04015091.

  • Pu, H., Shackelford, C.D., and Fox, P.J. (2016). “Assessment of consolidation-induced VOC transport for a GML/GCL composite liner system,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, accepted.

  • Pu, H., and Fox, P.J. (2015). “Consolidation-induced solute transport for constant rate of strain. I: Model development and simulation results,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 141(4), 04014127.

  • Fox, P.J., and Pu, H. (2015). “Consolidation-induced solute transport for constant rate of strain. II: Comparison with incremental loading,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 141(4), 04014128.

  • Fox, P.J., and Pu, H. (2015). “Benchmark problems for large strain consolidation,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001357, 06015008.

  • Pu, H., and Fox, P.J. (2015). “Model for coupled large strain consolidation and solute transport in layered soils,” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000539, 04015064.

  • Fox, P.J., Pu, H., and Christian, J.T. (2014). “Evaluation of data analysis methods for the CRS consolidation test,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 140(6), 04014020.

  • Fox, P.J., Pu, H., and Berles, J.D. (2014). “CS3: Large strain consolidation model for layered soils,” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 140(8), 04014041.

  • Pu, H., Fox, P.J., and Liu, Y. (2013). “Model for large strain consolidation under constant rate of strain,” International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 37(11), 1574-1590.

  • Fox, P.J., and Pu, H. (2012). “Enhanced CS2 model for large strain consolidation,” International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 12(5), 574-583.

  • Zhang, R.J., Zheng, J.J., Zhang, L.M., and Pu, H. (2011). “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, 35(18), 1949-1971.

  • Zhang, R.J., Zheng, J.J., Pu, H., and Zhang, L.M. (2011). “Analysis of excavation-induced responses of loaded pile foundations considering unloading effect,” Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 26(2), 320-335.

 

Courses Taught

  • CE 3715: Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering, Undergraduate

  • CE 6714: Measurements of Soil Properties, Graduate

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