Xu Ming
Position:Associate Professor
Address:Engineering Research Group, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
E-mail: mingxu@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn
Educational Background
PhD: Oct.2001 – July 2005, Geotechnical Engineering, University of Southampton
B.Eng: Sep.1991 – July 1996, Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University
Work Experience
Dec. 2010~ Associate Professor, Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University
Nov. 2007~Dec. 2010 Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University
Aug. 2006~Nov. 2007 Design Engineer, Tunnel Division, Mott MacDonald, UK
Jul. 2005~Aug. 2006 Research Fellow, University of Southampton, UK
Aug. 1997~Sep. 2001 Engineer, China Space Design & Research Institute
Teaching Courses
1. Foundation Engineering
2. Advanced Experimental Soil Mechanics
3. Ground Improvement and Composite Foundation
Research Interests
1. Soil-structure interaction
2. Tunneling Engineering
3. Ground improvement
Research Projects
Experimental and theoretical study on the soil behavior at small strains and its application in the safety analysis of urban large underground construction, National Natural Science Foundation of China (41272280), 2013.1-2016.12
Analysis of the interaction between tunneling and adjacent underground structures considering soil small strain stiffness, National Natural Science Foundation of China (50808109), 2009.1-2011.12
Investigation of the Interaction between Soil and Underground Pipelines under Complex Loading Conditions, National Natural Science Foundation of China (51350110231), 2013.7-2014.6
Centrifuge Investigation of the Behavior of Underground Pipeline Joints Subjected to Traffic Loading, National Natural Science Foundation of China (51450110097), 2014.7-2014.12
Professional Service
Associate Editor, Canadian Geotechnical Journal
Fellow and Vice General-Secretary, Technical Committee of Deep Excavation;
Fellow, Tunnel and Underground Works Branch of China Civil Engineering Society;
Fellow, Chinese Society of Underground Space;
Honors and Awards
2012, the second prize of the Award of Science & Technology of Ministry of Education (Rank 3rd) ( honored project: Research on key techniques to control the stability and deformation of high-fill foundations for airports in mountain areas)
Educational Background
1] Boris Rakitin and Ming Xu* (2015) Centrifuge testing to simulate buried reinforced concrete pipe joints subjected to traffic loading,Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52(11): 1762-1774
[2] Boris Rakitin and Ming Xu* (2014) Centrifuge modeling of large diameter underground pipes subjected to heavy traffic loads, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 51(4): 353–368
[3] Xu M., Song E., Chen J. (2012) A large triaxial investigation of the stress-path-dependent behavior of compacted rockfill, Acta Geotechnica, 7(3):167–175
[4] Bloodworth A. G., Xu M.*, Banks J.R, Clayton C. R. I., (2012). Predicting the earth pressure on integral bridge abutments, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, 17(2), 371-381,
[5] Bloodworth A. G., Cao J, Xu M., (2012) Numerical modelling of shear behaviour of reinforced concrete pile caps, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 138(6), 708-717
[6] Xu, M., Clayton, C. and Bloodworth, A. (2010) Discussion: A new type of integral bridge comprising geosynthetic-reinforced soil wall, Gesynthtetics International, 17(4), 260-271
[7] Clayton C., Xu M., Whiter J., Ham A. & Rust M. (2010) Stresses in cast-iron pipes due to seasonal shrink-swell of clay soils, Water Management, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, 163(3), 157-162
[8] Xu M., Song E. (2009) Numerical simulation of the shear behavior of rockfills, Computers and Geotechnics, 36(8), 1259-1264
[9] Xu M., Song E. & Cao G. (2009) Compressibility of broken rock-fine grain soil mixture, Geomechanics and Engineering, 1(2), 169-178
[10] Lindsell P., Clayton C.R.I., Xu M., Hewson N. (2008) Substructures, in 《Manual of Bridge Engineering (2nd edition)》. Institution of Civil Engineers, Thomas Telford, London, 165-184.
[11] Xu M., Bloodworth A. & Clayton C. (2007) Behavior of a stiff clay behind embedded integral abutments, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, ASCE, 133(6), 721-730
[12] Xu M., Clayton C. & Bloodworth A. (2007) The earth pressure behind full-height frame integral abutments supporting granular backfill, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 44(3), 284-298
[13] Clayton C., Xu M. & Bloodworth A. (2006) A laboratory study of the development of earth pressure behind integral abutments, Géotechnique, 56(8), 561-571
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