The Director

Dr. Biao Li is an Assistant Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at Concordia University.  He obtained a B.Sc. and a MASc from China University of Geosciences Beijing, and latterly a Ph.D.  from the University of Calgary, Canada. His research expertise is in experimental and computational geomechanics, thermal-hydro-mechanical coupling, soil-structure interaction, and geophysics.

NEWS

  • 2020-10-26: Currently, there are no Ph.D. or Master positions available. 
  • 2018-12-01: Student Mr. Sohail Akhtar completed his Master program and will continue to be my PhD student. Congrats, Sohail!
  • 2018-07-05: Student Mr. Sohail Akhtar was awarded the Port of Montreal Award in Transportation Studies for his excellence in the course and research work. Congrats, Sohail!
  •  2017-05-17: Dr. Li was awarded the KSRM scholarship Award during the 2017 YSRM Young scholars' Symposium on Rock Mechanics

LATEST RESEARCH

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Flow in dense clay and soft mudrock (Li et al. 2018)

Thermally induced tensile fracturing of shale 

(Li and Wong 2018)

Flow in fractures (Li et al. 2014)

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Structural state of soft mudrocks (Li and Wong 2016)

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Thermal-hydro-mechanical analysis of wellbore responses under thermal recovery (Li et al. 2018)

Specially designed Lab tests at low and high temperature conditions 

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