Professors

Zhijun Liu

Name:Zhijun Liu
Date of Birth:11/29/1988
Nationality:China
Institution:College of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Lanzhou University
Address:222 Tinashe Road, Lanzhou 730000, China
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Email:liuzhijun@lzu.edu.cn
Education
Sep 2010-Jan 2016 Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering.
Sep 2006-Jun 2010 Wuhan University, China. B.E. in Hydraulic Engineering.
Appointments
May 2016-Dec 2017 Postdoctoral fellow. Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio, United States.
June 2018-now Associate Professor, College of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Lanzhou University, China
Research Areas
Numerical Methods: Continuous and Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Method, Extended/Generalized Finite Element Method, Meshless Method;
Computational Solid Mechanics: constitutive modeling of solid materials, computational fracture mechanics;
Computational geomechanics: constitutive modeling of geomaterials, coupling analysis, hydraulic fracture modeling;
High performance computing.
Visiting Positions
Members and Activities
Reviewer, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements
Reviewer, Computers & Geosciences
Awards
First Class Prize of National Mathematical Modeling Competition (Hubei Province), 2008
?National Lizhi Scholarship (one of the highest honors to college students in China), 2008 and 2009
?Brilliant Graduate Student of Wuhan University, 2010
?Three-Good Student of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2011 and 2013
Main Courses
Research Grants

Sep 2011-Jan 2016: Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Sep 2011-Jan 2016, Mechanism of interaction between the slope, dam and water and stability evolution, Ministry of Science and Technology, Co-IX

June 2016-Dec 2017: University of Texas at San Antonio.

Sep 2011-Jan 2016, Reservoir geomechanics, Co-II

Refereed Publications

2018

1. Zhijun Liu and Ruijie Liu. 2018. Depletion-induced extreme plasticity across multiple horizontal wellbores in reservoirs with soft formations. Extreme Mechanics Letters 18:70-78.

2. Zhijun Liu and Ruijie Liu. 2018. A fully implicit finite element framework for modeling reservoir compaction with large deformation and nonlinear flow model. Part I: theory and formulation. Computational Geosciences 22(3): 623–637.

3. Zhijun Liu and Ruijie Liu. 2018. A fully implicit finite element framework for modeling reservoir compaction with large deformation and nonlinear flow model. Part I: theory and formulation. Computational Geosciences 22(3): 623–637.

4. Zhijun Liu and Ruijie Liu. 2018. A fully implicit finite element framework for modeling reservoir compaction with large deformation and nonlinear flow model. Part II: validation and numerical example. Computational Geosciences. 22(3): 639–656.

5. Ruijie Liu, Zhijun Liu. A DG relaxation-based implicit finite element framework for ductile fracture propagation and its validation using sandia fracture challenge. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1002/nme.5849.

2017

1. Ruijie Liu and Zhijun Liu. A comprehensive computational framework for long term forecasting on serious wellbore damage and ground surface subsidence induced by oil and gas reservoir depletion. SPE Reservoir Simulation Conference, 20-22 February, 2017. Montgomery, Texas.

2. Zhijun Liu and Hong Zheng 2017. Refinement of physical patches in numerical manifold method (in Chinese). Rock and Soil Mechanics 38(4): 1-8.

2016

1. Zhijun Liu Hong Zheng, and Cong Sun. 2016. A domain decomposition based method for two-dimensional linear elastic fractures. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements 66:34-48.

2. Zhijun Liu and Hong Zheng. 2016. Two-dimensional numerical manifold method with multilayer covers. Science China Technological Sciences 59(4):515-530.

2013

1. Hong Zheng, Zhijun Liu and Xiurun Ge. 2013. Numerical manifold space of Hermitian form and application to Kirchhoff's thin plate problems. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 95(9):721-739.