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Biography

Dr. Zhang is a Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering at Monash University and an Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier Journal Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology (JCR-Q1, IF=2.419)Dr. Zhang received his PhD (Geomechanics) from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). Prior to joining Monash, he was a postdoctoral researcher at EPFL and Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge.

Dr. Zhang’s GeoExtremes Lab focuses on the development and application of experimental techniques and multiphysics computational tools to understand the progressive failure of geomaterials and structures under extreme conditions such as natural hazards (e.g., earthquake, landslides and explosive volcanic activity) and human-made disasters (e.g., nuclear power plant explosion, terrorist attacks, rock bursts and induced earthquakes).

Dr. Zhang has been invited to review proposals for Australian Research Council (ARC), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), National Center of Science and Technology Evaluation of Kazakhstan (NCSTE), and National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), PhD and Master theses from Australian and overseas Universities, and more than 30 international journals in the fields of geomechanics, tunnelling and impact engineering.

Keywords

  • Geomechanics
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Optical Measurement Techniques
  • Mining
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Geotechnical Engineering

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Research Output 2009 2019

A damage mechanical model applied to analysis of mechanical properties of jointed rock masses

Yang, W., Zhang, Q., Ranjith, P. G., Yu, R., Luo, G., Huang, C. & Wang, G., 1 Feb 2019, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 84, p. 113-128 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Dynamic mechanical and fracture behaviour of sandstone under multiaxial loads using a triaxial hopkinson bar

Liu, K., Zhang, Q. B., Wu, G., Li, J. C. & Zhao, J., 1 Jul 2019, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 52, 7, p. 2175-2195 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Fracture and mechanical characteristics of CO2-saturated sandstone at extreme loading conditions

Xing, H. Z., Wu, G., Dehkhoda, S., Ranjith, P. G. & Zhang, Q. B., 1 May 2019, In : International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 117, p. 132-141 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

JHR constitutive model for rock under dynamic loads

Xie, L. X., Yang, S. Q., Gu, J. C., Zhang, Q. B., Lu, W. B., Jing, H. W. & Wang, Z. L., 1 Apr 2019, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 108, p. 161-172 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A method to estimate the pressure arch formation above underground excavation in rock mass

Kong, X. X., Liu, Q. S., Zhang, Q. B., Wu, Y. X. & Zhao, J., 1 Jan 2018, In : Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 71, p. 382-390 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

ARMA Future Leaders Program

Qianbing Zhang (Recipient), 2018

Prize: National/international honour

Rocha Medal Runner Up Certificate

Qianbing Zhang (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)