World Congress on Computational Mechanics


Haitao Yu

Tongji University

Department of Geotechnical Engineering


RESEARCH INTERESTS •Geotechnical earthquake engineering •Seismic design, analysis and mitigation for underground storage structures and rock tunnels •Spatially varying seismic motion and its effect on underground structures •Induced seismicity, fault movement and microseismic monitoring •Rock fracture mechanics and underground construction in fractured rock ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS I have published 120 journal papers (4 ESI highly cited papers, 1 hot paper, H-index 21) and have been invited to give oral presentation more than 40 times including 3 plenary speeches and 10 keynote lectures, and organized/chaired/co-chaired 10 international conferences. In addition, I worked as reviewer for more than 70 international journals and conferences including Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering and ARMA, and received a number of outstanding reviewer awards from international journals such as Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Construction and Building Materials, and Applied Mathematical Modelling. I was also a member of Doctor Dissertation committee in Purdue University and Ghent University (Belgium). PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS •Lifetime Member of the American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA); Member of the Technical Community on Underground Storage and Utilization (USUTC), ARMA, and leader of the group “Seismic, Monitoring, Hazards & Risking” in USUTC, ARMA. •Member of the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM), the Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering, the Geological Society of China, and the Seismological Society of China; Corresponding Member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE). HONORS AND AWARDS •Excellent Young Scientist Award, National Natural Science Foundation of China (2019) •Shanghai Youth Scientist Talents Award, Shanghai Association for Science and Technology (2020) •Outstanding Contribution Award, Tongji University (2019) •Shanghai Chenguang Programme for Young Scientists, Shanghai Municipal Education Commission (2013)