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Guoping (gregg) Zhang

Professor
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Water Research Foundation (AWWA)
United States of America

Biography

Ph.D., Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering, M.I.T., 2002 M.S., Geotechnical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1994 B.Eng. Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1991 B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering (Precision Instruments), Tsinghua University, 1991

Research Interest

Nano/micro mechanics of low-dimensional geomaterials (clays/shales, clay-exopolymer micro flocs, “marine snow”) for energy and marine ecosystem sustainability Bioinspired/bioengineered soil stabilization for coastal/wetland sustainability Novel geopolymers for infrastructure, environment, and energy sustainability Behavior of soft marine/wetland clays and residual soil

Publications

  • Zhang, M., Guo, H., El-Korchi, T., Zhang, G., and Tao, M.* (2013). Experimental feasibility study of geopolymer as the next-generation soil stabilizer. Construction and Building Materials 47, 1468-1478. IF = 2.293.

  • Zhang, Z., Liu, F., and Zhang, G. (2013). A physical hysteresis boundary water retention model for uniform wet particulate material. Chinese Journal of Hydraulics, 44(10), 1165-1174.

  • Zhang, Z., Liu, F., and Zhang, G. (2015). An effective stress formulation for unsaturated soils considering air-liquid interface. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 36, 147-153.

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