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Faculty - HUANG Bo

  • HUANG Bo


    Institute of Geotechnical Engineering




Research Interest

Soil dynamics and earthquake engineering

Laboratory soil testing

Centrifuge modeling

Research Grants
2013-2017       RMB$5,000,000, Key Project of Chinese National Programs for Fundamental Research and Development (973 Program) (2014CB047005)
“Basical key  problems on deformation and stability control of the high embankment of the mountain line airport”, Subproject Director
2012-2015    RMB$600,000, China National Natural Sciences Foundation(51178427)
“Study on failure mechanism of buried pipelineds in inclined liquefiable soils and its experiment”, Program Director
2008-2010    RMB$200,000, China National Natural Sciences Foundation(50708095)
“Experimental study of sand dynamic property and post liquefaction stress-strain behaviour under strong earthquake occurring directly beneath big cities”, Program Director 
2007-2011       RMB$4,500,000, Key Project of Chinese National Programs for Fundamental Research and Development (973 Program) (2007CB714203)
                               “Earthquake damage and design aproaches of underground infrastructures”,
Subproject Directo 
2008-2010    RMB$400,000, Special Research Funds for Seismic Industry(200808022)
“Model test study and 3D numerical simulation oflarge underground structures under seismic loading”, Project team member
2004-2006       RMB$280,000, China National Natural Sciences Foundation (10372089)
                               “Laboratory Study of Silty Soil Under Wave Load and Its Application”,

Primary Teaching Area

Geosynthetics Recycled materials (Ph.D., Masters)

Testing Technology in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering Part)(Ph.D., Masters)
Experimental Soil Mechanics (Undergraduate)
Survey and in-situ Testing Technology in Geotechnical Engineering  (Undergraduate)

Foundation Engineering (Undergraduate)


Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering,            2000 Zhejiang University, HangZhou, China
B.S, in Civil  Engineering,               1995 Zhejiang University, HangZhou, China

Professional Employment

2009 -2010                 Visiting scholar
Schofield Centrifuge Centre, Department of Engineering, University   of Cambridge, UK.
2004 -    Present         Associate Professor
Institute of Geotechnical Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou,  China
2004 -2001                 Lecturer
Institute of Geotechnical Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou,  China 
1999-1998                  Research Assistant
Department of Civil & Structural Engineering
HongKong Polytechnic University, HongKong 

Selected Publication

1.        Huang B, Ding H, Chen Y M. Simulation of high-speed train load by dynamic triaxial tests. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 2011, 33(2): 195-202. (in Chinese)

2.        Huang B, Hu J Q, Shi M X, et al. Comparison of dnamic properties of saturated sand under unidirectional and two-directional cyclic triaxial tests conditions. Northwestern seismological journal, 2011, 33(B08): 137-142. (in Chinese)

3.        Xu X M, Ling D S, Huang B, et al.Determination of shear wave velocity in granular materials by shear vibration within discrete element simulation. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 2011, 33(9): 1462-1468. (in Chinese)

4.        Huang B, Shi H D, Ling D S, et al. Comparisons of static and dynamic behaviors between two silty clays by test. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 2012, 33(3): 666-673. (in Chinese)

5.        Huang B, Wang Q J, Ling D S, et al. Effects of back pressure on shear strength of saturated sand in triaxial tests. . Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 2012, 34(7): 1313-1319. (in Chinese)

6.        Zhang Q F, Lou H X, Huang B, et al. Development of a Test Apparatus to Simulate Electrokinetic Remedy. Research and Exploration in Laboratory. 2012, 31(8): 223-227. (in Chinese)

7.        Huang B, Li L, Ling D S, et al. Influence Of Additional Attenuation Of Small Strain Shear Modulus Gmax On Site Seismic Response. 15WCEE2012, Lisboa

8.        Huang B, Liu J W, Ling D S, et al. Experiment Research of Seismic Failure Model on Soft-Hard Alternant Strata Rock Slope. 15WCEE2012, Lisboa

9.        Huang B, Hu J Q, Liao X B, et al. Experimental studies of static earth pressure coefficient of undisturbed saturated clay. Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, 2013, 32supp.2), 4056-4064 (in Chinese)

10.    Huang B, Ling D S, Ding H, et al. Seismic stress path induced by obliquely incident waves and its simulation. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering,, 2013, 35(2): 276-283. (in Chinese)

11.    Huang B, Chen X Y, Wang Q J, et al. A New Parameter to Evaluate Liquefaction Resistance of Saturated Sand under Complex Dynamic Stress Paths[J]. Applied Mechanics and Materials, ICCAHE , 2013, 405: 378-385.

12.    Liu J W, Huang B, Deng H, et al. Shaking table tests and throwing phenomenon of deposit slopes under earthquakes. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 2014, 36(2): 307-311. (in Chinese)

13.    Huang B, Li L, Liang T, et al. Numerical simulation for site seismic response of centrifuge model test considering effect of additional attenuation of Gmax. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 2014, 35(7):2057-2063. (in Chinese)

14.    Huang B, Li L, Ling D S, et al. Modes of additional attenuation of Gmax and its influence on seismicsite response. Journal of Zhejiang Universtiy (Engineering Science), 2014, 48(7)1170-1178. (in Chinese)

15.    Huang B, Liu J, Lin P, et al. Uplifting Behavior of Shallow Buried Pipe in Liquefiable Soil by Dynamic Centrifuge Test. The Scientific World Journal, 2014. DOI: 10.1155/2014/ 838546

16.    Chen Y P, Huang B. Feasibility experimental study on simulating dynamic characteristics of natural soft clay by filling cement. Building Structure, 2015, 45(1):87-90. (in Chinese)

17.    Li N, Huang B, Ling D S, et al. Experimental research on behaviors of saturated loose sand subjected to oblique ellipse stress path. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 2015, 36(1): 156-162. (in Chinese)

18.    Bo Huang, Zhujin Jiang, Peng Lin, and Daosheng Ling, “Research on Impact Process of Lander Footpad against Simulant Lunar Soils,” Shock and Vibration, vol. 2015, Article ID 658386, 24 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/658386