Wanhuan ZHOU, Hannah  周萬歡
Associate Professor
Associate Head of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

Academic Qualifications | Working Experience | Award and Honor | Teaching | Research | Selected Publications | Services | Professional Memberships | Contact Details

Academic Qualifications
Working Experience

09/2015 – present Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau, Macau
09/2009 – 08/2015: Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau, Macau
12/2008 – 06/2009:Lecturer, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
04/2005 – 11/2008: Research Assistant, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong


Award and Honor

Oct 20112011 R. M. Quigley Award – Honourable Mention for paper published in Canadian Geotechnical Journal in 2010.
Presented by Canadian Geotechnical Society, for paper entitled ”New mixed boundary, true triaxial loading device for testing three-dimensional stress–strain–strength behaviour of geomaterials” by Jian-Hua Yin, Chun-Man Cheng, Md. Kumruzzaman, and Wan-Huan Zhou.
May 2011 Award for Excellent Paper 2011 to Wan-Huan Zhou
Presented by International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG) for the following paper published in  ASCE.
Influence of Grouting Pressure and Overburden Stress on the Interface Resistance of a Soil Nail, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 135, No. 9, 2009, by Jian-Hua Yin and Wan-Huan Zhou.
Nov 2006 P&Ls’ Award for the best paper in the area of Construction at Faculty Postgraduate Research Conference 2006, Faculty of Construction & Land Use in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Teaching

B.Sc. Courses

M.Sc. Courses


Research

Research Interests

Research Grants

Call for PhD Applications in the Geotechnical Engineering/Geomechanics

No entrance exams are required. Applicants should have passed English CET 6 (for students from mainland of China) or provide TOEFL/ IELTS scores as a proof of his/her English ability. Each PhD student should complete the seminars/courses offered by the Graduate School and the academic unit concerned. In addition, a student must pass three assessments during his/her study. The three assessments include qualifying examination, thesis proposal assessment and thesis oral defense examination. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Zhou by email.

The financial support for PhD student is normally MOP10,000 - MOP14,000 per month, for 3 years. Tuition fee is not waived. PhD application shall be submitted online through the graduate school website www.umac.mo/grs/.

Recuitment for Postdoc/Research Assistant:

Postdoc Fellow / Research Assistance positions are open for application. Research areas should be similar or related to Dr. Zhou's research interests. The salary is MOP15,000-25,000 per month. Researchers can be supported to attend international conferences during their contract period. Applicants should be graduated from a renowned University or have a very good publication record. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Dr. Zhou by email.


Selected Publications

Journal Papers (Student Name is underlined)

  1. Liu, F.M., Zhou, W.H., Yi, S.P.*, and Geng, X.Y. (2019). Morphological and mineral features of nZVI induced precipitation on quartz particles. Environmental Geotechnics, 1-8. In Press
  2. Chen, Y.Z., Zhou, W.H.*, Liu, F.M., and Yi, S.P. (2019). Exploring the effects of Nanoscale Zero-valent Iron (nZVI) on the Mechanical Properties of Lead-contaminated Clay. Canadian Geotechnical Journal. In Press.
  3. Chen, Y.Z., Zhou, W.H.*, Liu, F.M., Yi, S.P., and Geng, X.Y. (2019). Microstructure and morphological characterization of lead-contaminated clay with nanoscale zero-valent iron (nZVI) treatment. Engineering Geology, 256: 84-92.
  4. Zhou, W.H., Jing, X.Y.*, Yin, Z.Y., and Geng, X.Y. (2019). Effects of particle sphericity and initial fabric on the shearing behavior of soil–rough structural interface. Acta Geotechnica, 14(66): 1-18.
  5. Zhao, L.S., Zhou, W.H.*, Geng, X.Y., Yuen, K.V., and Fatahi, B. (2019). A closed-form solution for column-supported embankments with geosynthetic reinforcement. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 47(3): 389-401.
  6. Chen, W.B., Zhou, W.H.*, and Jing, X.Y. (2019). Modeling geogrid pullout behavior in sand using discrete-element method and effect of tensile stiffness. International Journal of Geomechanics, 19(5): 04019039(1-13).
  7. Zhou, W.H. and Qi, X.H.* (2019). Root cohesion estimation of riparian trees based on model uncertainty characterization. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 31(2): 04018389(1-11).
  8. Jin, Y.F., Yin, Z.Y.*, Zhou, W.H., and Huang, H.W. (2019). Multi-objective optimization-based updating of predictions during excavation. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 78: 102-123.
  9. Jin, Y.F., Yin, Z.Y.*, Zhou, W.H., Yin, J.H., and Shao, J. F. (2019). A single-objective EPR based model for creep index of soft clays considering L2 regularization. Engineering Geology, 248: 242-255.
  10. Zhou, W.H., Liu, F.M., Yi, S.P.*, Chen, Y.Z., Geng, X.Y., and Zheng, C.M. (2019). Simultaneous stabilization of Pb and improvement of soil strength using nZVI. Science of The Total Environment, 651(Pt 1): 877-884.
  11. Su, L.J., Zhou, W.H.*, Chen, W.B., and Jie, X.X. (2018). Effects of relative roughness and mean particle size on the shear strength of sand-steel interface. Measurement, 122(2018): 339-346.
  12. Zhou, W.H., Tan F., and Yuen, K.V.* (2018). Model updating and uncertainty analysis for creep behavior of soft soil. Computers and Geotechnics, 100(2018): 135-143.
  13. Tan, F., Zhou, W.H., and Yuen, K.V.* (2018). Effect of loading duration on uncertainty in creep analysis of clay. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 42(11): 1235-1254.
  14. Jin, Y.F., Yin, Z.Y.*, Wu, Z.X., and Zhou, W.H. (2018). Identifying parameters of easily crushable sand and application to offshore pile driving. Ocean Engineering, 154(2018): 416-429.
  15. Gamse, S., Zhou, W.H.*, Tan, F., Yuen, K.V., and Oberguggenberger, M. (2018). Hydrostatic-season-time model updating using Bayesian model class selection. Reliability Engineering and System Safety, 169(2018): 40-50.
  16. Zhou, W.H., Zhao, L.S.*, Lok, T.M.H., Mei, G.X., and Li, X.B. (2018). Analytical solutions to the axisymmetric consolidation of unsaturated soils. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 2018, 144(1): 04017152(1-11).
  17. Jing, X.Y., Zhou, W.H.*, Zhu, H.X., Yin, Z.Y., and Li, Y. (2018). Analysis of soil‐structural interface behavior using three‐dimensional DEM simulations. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 42(2): 339-357.
  18. Zhu, H.X., Zhou, W.H.*, and Yin, Z.Y. (2018). Deformation mechanism of strain localization in 2D numerical interface tests. Acta Geotechnica, 13(3): 557-573.
  19. Bordoloi, S., Hussain, R., Garg, A., Sreedeep S., and Zhou, W.H. (2017). Infiltration characteristics of natural fiber reinforced soil. Transportation Geotechnics, 12(2017): 37-44.
  20. Qi, X.H., Zhou, W.H., and Yuen, K.V.* (2017). Detection of stationary Markovian zones in a geologically heterogeneous area. ASCE-ASME J. Risk Uncertainty Eng. Syst., Part A: Civ. Eng., 2017, 3(4): 04017026.
  21. Zhou, W.H., Zhao, L.S., and Yuen, K.V. (2017). A simplified axisymmetric model to analyze the column supported embankment system. Computers and Geotechnics, 92 (2017): 96-107.
  22. Zhou, W.H., Lok, T. M.H., Zhao, L.S.*, Mei, G.X., and Li, X.B. (2017). Analytical solutions to the axisymmetric consolidation of a multi-layer soil system under surcharge combined with vacuum preloading. Geotextiles and Geomembranes, 45(5): 487-498.
  23. Zhou, W.H.*, Zhao, L.S., Garg, A., and Yuen, K.V. (2017). Generalized analytical solution for the consolidation of unsaturated soil under partially permeable boundary conditions. International Journal of Geomechanics, 17(9): 04017048(1-16).
  24. Zhou, W.H., Garg, A., and Garg, A.* (2017). Computation of coupled effects of root and shoot characteristics on transpiration based on optimization approach. Engineering computations, 34 (3): 725-738.
  25. Qi, X.H. and Zhou, W.H.* (2017). An efficient probabilistic back-analysis method for braced excavations using wall deflection data at multiple points. Computers and Geotechnics, 85: 186-198.
  26. Zhou, W.H., Garg, A., and Garg, A.* (2016). Study of the volumetric water content based on density, suction and initial water content. Measurement, 94: 531-537.
  27. Tan, F., Zhou, W.H., and Yuen, K.V.* (2016). Modeling the soil water retention properties of same-textured soils with different initial void ratios. Journal of Hydrology, 542: 731-743.
  28. Jiang D., Zhou W.H., Garg A, Garg A.* (2016). Model development and surface analysis of a bio-chemical process. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems, 157: 133-139.
  29. Zhou, W.H.*, Xu, X., and Garg, A. (2016). Measurement of unsaturated shear strength parameters of silty sand and its correlation with unconfined compressive strength. Measurement, 93: 351-358.
  30. Zhao, L.S., Zhou W.H.*, Fatahi, B., Li, X.B., and Yuen, K.V. (2016). A dual beam model for geosynthetic-reinforced granular fill on an elastic foundation. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 40: 9254-9268.
  31. Tabatabaiefar, H.R., Fatahi, B., Ghabraie, K., and Zhou, W.H. (2015). Evaluation of numerical procedures to determine seismic response of structures under influence of soil-structure interaction. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 56 (1): 27-47.
  32. Garg, A, Garg, A., Zhou, W.H., Tai, K., and Deo, C.M. (2015). A new simulation approach of genetic programming in modelling of soil water retention property of unsaturated soil. Engineering Computations, 32 (3): 914-930.
  33. Hu, Y.Y., Zhou, W.H.*, and Cai, Y.Q. (2015). Reply to discussion: “Large strain elastic visco-plastic consolidation analysis of very soft clay layers with vertical drains under preloading”. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52(1): 127-128.
  34. Fatahi, B., Basack, S., Ryan P., Zhou, W.H., and Khabbaz, H. (2014). Performance of laterally loaded piles considering soil and interface parameters. Geomechanics and Engineering, 7(5): 495-524.
  35. Zhou, W.H., Yuen, K.V., and Tan, F. (2014). Estimation of soil-water characteristic curve for granular soils with different initial dry densities. Engineering Geology, 179: 1-9.
  36. Zhou, W.H., Zhao, L.S., and Li, X.B. (2014). A simple analytical solution to one-dimensional consolidation for unsaturated soil. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 38: 794-810.
  37. Zhou, W.H. and Zhao, L.S. (2014). One-dimensional consolidation of unsaturated soil subjected to time-dependent loading with various initial and boundary conditions. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 14(2): 291-301.
  38. Hu, Y.Y., Zhou, W.H., and Cai, Y. (2014). Large-strain elastic visco-plastic consolidation analysis of very soft clay layers with vertical drains under preloading. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 51(2): 144-157.
  39. Zhou, W.H., Yuen, K.V., and Tan, F. (2013). Estimation of maximum pullout shear stress of grouted soil nails using Bayesian probabilistic approach. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 13(5): 659-664.
  40. Hong, C.Y., Yin, J.H., Pei, H.F., and Zhou, W.H. (2013). Experimental study on the pullout resistance of pressure grouted soil nails in the field. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 50(7): 693-704.
  41. Zhou, W.H., Chen, R.P, Zhao, L.S., Xu, Z.Z, and Chen, Y.M. (2012). “A semi-analytical method for the analysis of pile-supported embankments”. J Zhejiang Univ-Sci A (Applied Physics & Engineering), 13(11): 888-894.
  42. Yin, J.H., Hong, C.Y., and Zhou, W.H. (2012). Simplified analytical method for calculating the maximum shear stress of nail-soil interface. International Journal of Geomechanics, ASCE, 12(3): 309-317.
  43. Hong, C.Y., Yin, J.H., Zhou, W.H., and Pei, H.F. (2012). Analytical study on progressive pullout behavior of a soil nail. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 138(4): 500-507.
  44. Zhou, W.H., Yin, J.H., and Hong, C.Y. (2011). Finite element modelling of pullout testing on a soil nail in a pullout box under different overburden and grouting pressures. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48(4): 557-567.
  45. Yin, J.H., Zhou, W.H., and Kumruzzaman, M. (2011). A rigid-flexible boundary true triaxial apparatus for testing soils in a three-dimensional stress state. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, 34(3): 1-8.
  46. Su, L.J., Yin, J.H., and Zhou, W.H. (2010). Influences of overburden pressure and soil dilation on soil nail pull-out resistance. Computers and Geotechnics, 37(4): 555-564.
  47. Hong, C.Y., Yin, J.H., Jin, W., Wang, C., Zhou, W.H., and Zhu, H.H. (2010). Comparative study on the elongation measurement of a soil nail using optical lower coherence interferometry method and FBG method. Advances in Structural Engineering, 13(2): 309-319.
  48. Yin, J.H., Cheng, C.M., Kumruzzaman, M., and Zhou, W.H. (2010). New mixed boundary, true triaxial loading device for testing three-dimensional stress-strain-strength behaviour of geomaterials. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 47(1): 1-15.
  49. Yin, J.H. and Zhou, W.H. (2009). Influence of grouting pressure and overburden stress on the interface resistance of a soil nail. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 135(9): 1198-1208.
  50. Chen, R.P., Zhou, W.H., and Chen, Y.M. (2009). Influences of soil consolidation and pile load on the development of negative skin friction of a pile. Computers and Geotechnics, 36(8): 1265-1271.
  51. Zhou, W.H. and Yin, J.H. (2009). Reply to "Discussion of a simple mathematical model for soil nail and soil interaction analysis” Computers and Geotechnics 35(2008) 479-488. Computers and Geotechnics, 36(4): 688.
  52. Zhou, W.H. and Yin, J.H. (2008). A simple mathematical model for soil nail and soil interaction analysis. Computers and Geotechnics, 35(3): 479-488.
  53. Chen, R.P., Zhou, W.H., Wang, H.Z., and Chen, Y.M. (2005). One-dimensional nonlinear consolidation of multi-layered soil by differential quadrature method. Computers and Geotechnics, 32(5): 358-369.

Conference Papers:

  1. Liu F.M., Zhou W.H.*, Yi S.P. and Yang S.D. (2019). Immobilization of Pb in Soil using nZVI Nanoparticles: Effects on Vane Shear Strength. In: Barman M., Zaman M., Chang JR. (eds). Proceedings of the 5th GeoChina International Conference 2018-Civil Infrastructures Confronting Severe Weathers and Climate Changes: From Failure to Sustainability. Transportation and Geotechniques: Materials, Sustainability and Climate. GeoChina 2018. Sustainable Civil Infrastructures. Springer, Cham, pp. 174-185.
  2. Li S., Zhou W.H., Jing, X.Y. and Zhu H.X. (2018). Evaluation of Grain Shape Parameters of Fujian Standard Sand. Proceedings of the China-Europe Conference on Geotechnical Engineering, 13th-16th Aug. 2018, Vienna, Austria. Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering. Springer, Cham, pp. 186-190.
  3. Zhou W.H.* and Chen W.B. (2018). Two-dimensional Soil-structure Interface Shearing Characteristics by Discrete Element Method. In: Wang C.M., Ho J.C.M. and Kitipornchai S. (eds). Proceedings of the 25th Australasian Conference on Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM25), 4th-7th Dec. 2018, Brisbane, Australia.
  4. Zhou W.H., Zhao L. S., Chen G.M. and Yuen K.V. (2018). 3D Geologic Modeling with Borehole Data by General Regression Neural Network. Proceedings of the 6th Intl. Symposium on Reliability Engineering and Risk Management (6ISRERM), In: Qian X.D., Pang S.D., Ong G.P.R. and Phoon K.K. (eds) 31st May-1st Jun. 2018, Singapore, pp. 279-284.
  5. Zhou W.H., Mu Y., Qi X.H. and Yang S. (2018). Reliability-Based Design of Basal Heave Stability for Braced Excavation Using Three Different Methods. In: Chen R., Zheng G., Ou C. (eds). Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Asia Urban GeoEngineering, 24th-27th Nov. 2017, Hunan University, Changsha, China. Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering. Springer, Singapore, pp. 273-283.
  6. He S.Y., Zhou W.H. and Garg A. (2018). Spatial Variation of Soil Suction and Radiant Energy Around a Tree Vicinity in an Urban Green Infrastructure. In: Chen R., Zheng G., Ou C. (eds). Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Asia Urban GeoEngineering, 24th-27th Nov. 2017, Hunan University, Changsha, China. Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering. Springer, Singapore, pp. 665-675.
  7. Jing X.Y. and Zhou W.H. (2018). Study on the Effect of Particle Shape on the Soil-Rough Interface Shearing Using 3D DEM. In: Zhou A., Tao J., Gu X., Hu L. (eds). Proceedings of the GeoShanghai 2018 International Conference: Fundamentals of Soil Behaviours. GSIC 2018, May 27th-30th, Shanghai, China. Springer, Singapore, Volume 1, 2018, pp. 193-200.
  8. Jin Y.F., Yin Z.Y., Zhou W.H. and Zhang D.M. (2018). Identifying Soil Parameters from Excavation Using MOOP. In: Zhou A., Tao J., Gu X., Hu L. (eds) Proceedings of the GeoShanghai 2018 International Conference: Fundamentals of Soil Behaviours. GSIC 2018, 27th-30th May, Shanghai, China. Springer, Singapore, Volume 1, 2018, pp. 505-512.
  9. Zhou W.H., Chen Y.Z., Liu F.M. and Yi S.P. (2018). Experimental Study on the Strength Characteristics of Lead Contaminated Soil with nZVI Treatment. In: Farid A., Chen H. (eds). Proceedings of the GeoShanghai 2018 International Conference: Geoenvironment and Geohazard. GSIC 2018, 27th-30th May, Shanghai, China. Springer, Singapore, Volume 1, 2018, pp. 273-279.
  10. Chen W.B., Zhou W.H. and Jing X.Y. (2017). Effects of Shear Direction on The Shearing Behavior of a Soil-Structural Interface Using Discrete Element Method. Proceedings of the ICSMGE 2017 - 19th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 17th-21st September 2017, pp. 703-706.
  11. Jing X.Y., Zhou W.H. and Li Y.M. (2017). Interface Direct Shearing Behavior between Soil and Saw-tooth Surface by DEM Simulation. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on the Material Point Method (MPM 2017), Edited by Alexander Rohe, Kenichi Soga, Hans Teunissen and Bruno Zuada Coelho, 10th-13th January 2017, Deltares, Delft, The Netherlands. Procedia Engineering, Volume 175, 2017, pp. 36-42.
  12. Zhu H.X., Zhou W.H., Jing X.Y. and Yin Z.Y. (2017). Numerical Study on Formation of Shear Band in Soil under Interface Shearing. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on the Material Point Method (MPM 2017), Edited by Alexander Rohe, Kenichi Soga, Hans Teunissen and Bruno Zuada Coelho, 10th-13th January 2017, Deltares, Delft, The Netherlands. Procedia Engineering, Volume 175, 2017, pp. 102-109.
  13. Jing X.Y., Zhou W.H., Zhu H.X., Yin Z.Y. and Li Y.M. (2017). On the Interface Shearing Behavior Between Granular Soil and Artificial Rough Surfaces. In: Ferrari A., Laloui L. (eds). Proceedings of the Advances in Laboratory Testing and Modelling of Soils and Shales (ATMSS). ATMSS 2017. Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering. Springer, Cham, Conference held on 18th-20th January 2017, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland. pp. 437-444.
  14. Zhou W.H.*, Lao J.Y., Huang Y.S. and Chen R.P. (2017). Group effect on soil arching in geogrid-reinforced pile-supported embankments. Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication 5(2), 130-134.
  15. Zhou W.H.*, Lao J.Y., Huang Y.S. and Chen R.P. (2016). Group effect on soil arching in geogrid-reinforced pile-supported embankments. Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication 5(2), 130-134.
  16. Qi X.H., Zhou W.H.* and Li D.Q. (2016). Uncertainty analysis of slope stability considering geological heterogeneity. Landslides and Engineered Slopes – Experience, Theory and Practice. Proceedings of 12th International Symposium on Landslides, ISL 2016, Napoli, June 12th-19th, 2016. CRC Press, Vol. 1, pp. 1685-1693.
  17. Zhou W.H.*, Lao J.Y., Huang Y.S. and Chen R.P. (2016). Three-dimensional Finite Element Modelling of Soil Arching in Pile-supported Geogrid-reinforced Embankments. Advances in Transportation Geotechnics III. Procedia Engineering, Volume 143, 2016, pp. 607-614.
  18. Jing X.Y., Zhou W.H.* and Li Y.M. (2016). Modelling soil-structural interface shear test using discrete element method. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of HKSTAM 2016 and the 12th Shanghai-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics and Its application, 9th April 2016 Hong Kong. Editors: Gang WANG and YI-Kuen LEE. Published by HKSTAM, Hong Kong, China. pp. 28.
  19. Zhao L.S., Zhou W.H.* and Yuen K.V. (2016). A Simplified Model for the Column-Supported Embankment System. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of HKSTAM 2016 and the 12th Shanghai-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics and Its application, 9th April 2016 Hong Kong. Editors: Gang WANG and YI-Kuen LEE. Published by HKSTAM, Hong Kong, China. pp. 45.
  20. Zhang Y.F., Hong C.Y. and Zhou W.H. (2015). Application of Optical Fiber Sensor Technologies for Monitoring the Performance of Soil Nail Bars Embedded in Concrete. Proceedings of the 7th international conference on structural health monitoring of intelligent infrastructure (SHMII 2015), Torino, Italy, 1st-3rd July 2015. Editors: De Stefano A. Publisher: International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, ISHMII.
  21. Zhou W.H.* and Xu X. (2015). Shear Strength of Unsaturated Completely Decomposed Granite Soil under Different Stress State Conditions. Proceedings of the 15th Asian Regional Conference of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE-15ARC), 9th-13th November 2015, Kyushu, Japan. Japanese Geotechnical Society Special Publication Vol. 2 (2015), No. 4, pp. 230-235.
  22. Zhou W.H.* and Xu X. (2015). Comparison Study between Measured and Predicted Values of Shear Strength for Unsaturated Completely Decomposed Granite Soil. Proceedings of the 2nd International Dam World Conference (Dam World 2015), Lisbon, Portugal, ISBN 978-972-49-2274-4, Editors: Carlos Pina, Eliane Portela, Laura Caldeira, Antonio Batista, Ivo Dias, Ricardo Santos. Publisher: LNEC, Lisboa. 21st-24th April 2015, pp. 809-815.
  23. Zhou W.H.*, Li X.B. and Hong C.Y. (2014).  Analytical Study on the Consolidation of Soft Soil under Vacuum Preloading Combined with Fill Surcharge, Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics - Oka, Murakami, Uzuoka & Kimoto (Eds.) Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-1-138-00148-0. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (14th ICIACMAG), Kyoto, Japan, 22nd-25th September 2014. pp.1179-1183.
  24. Zhou W.H.* and Xu X. (2014). Unconfined Compression Strength of Unsaturated Completely Decomposed Granite Soil with Different Clay Mixing Ratios, Geomechanics from Micro to Macro - Soga et al. (Eds), Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-1-138-02707-7. Proceedings of the IS-Cambridge 2014, Cambridge, UK, 1st-3rd September 2014, pp. 1341-1346.
  25. Zhou W.H.*, Zhao L.S. and Li X.B. (2014). Analytical Study for Geosynthetic Reinforced Embankment on Elastic Foundation. Proceedings of the GeoShanghai International Conference 2014, Shanghai, China, 26th-28th May 2014. Ground Improvement and Geosynthetics GSP 238, Edited by Jie Han, Anand J. Puppala, Shui-Long Shen, Sadik Oztoprak, Jie Huang, pp. 444-451.
  26. Zhou W.H.* and Zhao L.S. (2014). Consolidation of Two-Layer System for Unsaturated Soil with Differential Quadrature Method, Geo-Congress 2014 Technical Papers: Geo-Characterization and Modeling for Sustainability. Proceedings of the 2014 Geo-Congress, held in Atlanta, Georgia, 23rd-26th February 2014. Edited by Murad Abu-Farsakh and Laureano R. Hoyos, GSP234, pp. 3994-4003.
  27. Zhou W.H.*, Tan F. and Yuen K.V. (2013). The Modified Fredlund and Xing Equation for The Soil-Water Characteristic Curve. Proceedings of the 18th Southeast Asian geotechnical conference cum inaugural AGSSEA conference, 29th-31st May 2013, Singapore. Advances in Geotechnical Infrastructure, Edited by C. F. Leung, S. H. Goh & R. F. Shen, Published by Research Publishing. pp. 979-984.
  28. Zhou W.H.* and Tu S. (2013). Vertical Drain Consolidation of Unsaturated Soils with Different Permeability Coefficients. Proceedings of the 18th Southeast Asian geotechnical conference cum inaugural AGSSEA conference, 29th-31st May 2013, Singapore. Advances in Geotechnical Infrastructure, ISBN: 978-981-07-4948-4, Edited by C. F. Leung, S. H. Goh & R. F. Shen. Published by Research Publishing. pp. 201-206.
  29. Zhou W.H.* and Mei G.X. (2012). Experimental Study on Vacuum Preloading with Combination of Fill Surcharge. Proceedings of the International Conference on Ground Improvement and Ground Control: Transportation Infrastructure Development and Natural Hazards Mitigation, ICGI 2012, 30th Oct.–2nd Nov. 2012, University of Wollongong, Australia, B. Indraratna, C. Rujikiatkamjorn and J S Vinod (editors). vol. 1, pp. 337-382.
  30. Zhou W.H.*, Zhao L.S., Chen Ren-Peng, Xu Zheng-Zhong, and Chen Yun-Min. (2012). Settlement and Consolidation of Pile-Supported Embankments. Theories and technologies for high-speed transportation infrastructure, Editors: Chen, R; Yu, X; Bian, X. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Geotechnical Engineering for High-speed Transportation Infrastructure (IS-GeoTrans), Hangzhou, China, 26th-28th October 2012. pp. 329.
  31. Zhou W.H.* and Tu S. (2012). Unsaturated Consolidation in a Sand Drain oundation by Differential Quadrature Method, Procedia Earth and Planetary Science, Volume 5, 2012, Pages 52-57, ISSN 1878-5220. Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Structural Computation and Geotechnical Mechanics, 24th-25th March 2012, Kunming, China.
  32. Zhou W.H.*, Tan F. and Yuen K.V. (2011). Estimation of Pullout Resistance of Grouted Soil Nails Using Bayesian Probabilistic Approach. Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Challenges and Solutions. Proceedings of the 14th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Hong Kong, China, 23rd-27th May 2011.
  33. Zhang M.S., Zhou W.H.*, Yuen K.V. and Wang S.H. (2011). Progressive Failure and Collapse of Jointed Rock Mass Using Discrete Element Method. Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: Challenges and Solutions. Proceedings of the 14th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Hong Kong, China, 23rd-27th May 2011.
  34. Yin J.H., Zhou W.H., and Hong C. Y. (2010). Pullout resistance of a soil nail in a completely decomposed granite soil under different overburden stresses and grouting pressures. Proceedings of the 63rd Canadian Geotechnical Conference & the 6th Canadian Permafrost Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 12th-16th September 2010, pp.862-870.
  35. Zhou W.H., Yin J.H., and Hong C.Y. (2010). Effects of Overburden Stress and Grouting Pressure on Soil Nail Pullout Resistance. Proceedings of the 17th Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference (17SEAGC), Taipei, Taiwan, 10th-13th May 2010, pp. 248-251.
  36. Hong C.Y., Yin J.H., Pei H.F., Xu E.M., and Zhou W.H. (2010). Study on Cement Grout Quality of Model Soil Nails Measured Using Long Gage FBG Sensing Technology. Proceedings of the 17th Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference (17SEAGC), Taipei, Taiwan, 10th-13th May 2010, pp. 237-240.
  37. Zhu H.H., Yin J.H., Jin W., and Zhou W.H. (2008). The Monitoring of Soil Nail Pull-Out Tests by Optical Fiber Sensors. Proceedings of the 2nd Faculty Postgraduate Research Conference, Faculty of Construction and Land Use, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, 2008, pp. 25-34.
  38. Yin J.H., Zhou W.H., Kumruzzaman M., and Cheng C.M. (2008). Rigid Sliding Plate and Flexible Boundary Loading Device for True Triaxial Testing and 3-D True Triaxial Testing Results of Geomaterials. Proceedings of the 25th China National Symposium on Geotechnical Testing. Hangzhou, China. 24th-26th October 2008, pp. 43-50.
  39. Zhou W.H. and Yin J.H. (2007). Study on the Effect of Soil Dilation and Overburden Pressure on The Soil Nail Pull-out Resistance by Numerical Modelling. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Constitutive Modelling - Development, Implementation, Evaluation, and Application. Hong Kong, 12th-13th Jan. 2007, pp.334-341.
  40. Yin J.H., Kumruzzaman M., Cheng C.M. and Zhou W.H. (2007). An Innovative True Triaxial Loading Device and Test Results. Proceedings of the 10th National Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Chong Qing, 1st-4th November 2007, pp. 260-264.
  41. Yin J.H., Kumruzzaman M., and Zhou W.H. (2007). Advanced and Specialized Laboratory Facilities for Soil Testing - The State of The Art. New Frontiers in Chinese and Japanese Geotechniques. Proceedings of the 3rd Sino-Japan Geotechnical Symposium, Chongqing, China, 4th-7th November 2007, pp. 21-29.
  42. Zhou W.H., Yin J.H., Zhu H.H. and Hong C.Y. (2007). Study on The Effects of Grouting Pressure and Overburden Pressure on The Pullout Resistance of Soil Nails. Proceedings of the 60th Canadian Geotechnical Conference & 8th joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 21st-24th October 2007, pp. 985-990.
  43. Zhu H.H., Yin J.H., Jin W., and Zhou W.H. (2007). Soil Nail Monitoring Using Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors During Pullout Tests. Proceedings of the 60th Canadian Geotechnical Conference & 8th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 21st-24th October 2007, pp. 821- 828.
  44. Yin J.H., Kumruzzaman M. and Zhou W.H. (2007). Laboratory Facilities for Measuring the Stress-Strain-Strength Behavior of Soils - The State of The Art. In Dong S.L., ed. Proceedings of the 4th Cross-Strait Conference on Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Hangzhou, China, 24th-26th April 2007, Zhejiang University Press, pp.187-201.
  45. Zhou W.H. and Yin. J.H. (2006). A Simplified Model for A Grouted Soil Nail and Soil Interaction. Proceedings of the 1st Faculty Postgraduate Research Conference 2006 FCLU, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Hong Kong, 4th Nov. 2006, pp.17-24.
  46. Su L.J., Yin J.H., Chu L.M. and Zhou W.H. (2006). Physical Modeling of Soil Nail in A Soil Slope Using an Innovative Laboratory Pull-out Box. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Physical Modelling in Geotechnics - ICPMG’06. Vol 1. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, 4th-6th August 2006, pp. 571-576.
  47. Zhou W.H., Chen R.P., and Chen Y.M. (2006). Development of Negative Skin Friction of Piles on Soft Ground. Proceedings of the International Conference Foundation Analysis and Design - Innovative Methods, GeoShanghai 2006. Shanghai, 6th-8th June 2006. Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) No. 153, pp.277-284.

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