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Qualifications

  • PhD, Lulea University of Technology - Sweden, 21/04/1994
  • Bachelor of Science, Lanzhou University - China, 31/07/1986
  • Licentiate in Engineering, Lulea University of Technology - Sweden, 20/04/1990

Research

Research keywords

  • Computational Geomechanics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Unsaturated Soil Mechanics

Research expertise

(1) Unsaturated soil mechanics

(2) Computational geomechanics (Numerical analysis, finite element method, etc)

(3) Constitutive modelling and testing of geomaterials

(4) Geo-environmental engineering

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Swedish

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
090501Civil Geotechnical Engineering80
091599Interdisciplinary Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified15
091499Resources Engineering And Extractive Metallurgy Not Elsewhere Classified5

Memberships

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • Fellow - Engineers Australia

Editorial Board.

  • Member - Canadian Geotechnical Journal
  • Member - Computers and Geotechnics (Elesvier)

Awards

Recognition.

2009RM Guiley Award
Canadian Geotechnical Society (Canada)
This is a prestigious best paper award given by the Canadian Geotechnical Society. The recipient is selected by the 30 members of the editorial board of Canadian Geotechnail Journal through anonymous voting.
2005Best Paper Award
International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (United States)
Best paper published in International Journal of Geomechanics (2005)
2004Young Investigator Award
6th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (China)
To recognise the outstanding accomplishments of a Young Investigator (under age of 41) through published works in computational mechanics

Invitations

Keynote Lecture at the 12th IACMAG conference (2008)
International Association of Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, India (Keynote Address)
2008
General Report at 5th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils (2010)
UPC, Barcelona, Spain, Spain (Keynote Address)
2010

Administrative

Administrative expertise

(1) Co-Director, Centre for Geotechnical and Materials Modelling (2007-)

(2) Assistant Dean Research Training (2007-2009)

(3) Program Convenor of Civil Engineering (2003-2006)

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Geomechanics
  • Stress Analysis

Teaching expertise

(1) Geomechanics

(2) Stress and finite element analysis

(2) Geotechnical engineering

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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2008Sheng D, Fredlund DG, Gens A, 'A new modelling approach for unsaturated soils using independent stress variables', Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 45 511-534 (2008) [C1]
2004Sheng D, Sloan SW, Gens A, 'A Constitutive Model For Unsaturated Soils: Thermomechanical And Computational Aspects', Computational Mechanics, Vol. 33 453-465 (2004) [C1]
2003Sheng D, Sloan SW, Gens A, Smith DW, 'Finite Element Formulation And Algorithms For Unsaturated Soils: Part I - Theory', International Journal For Numerical And Analytical Methods In Geomechanics, Vol. 27 745-765 (2003) [C1]
2001Abbo AJ, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Refined explicit integration of elastoplastic models with automatic error control', Engineering Computations, 18 121-154 (2001) [C1]
2000Sheng D, Sloan SW, Yu H-S, 'Aspects of finite element implementation of critical state models', Computational Mechanics, Vol26(2000) 185-196 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2006Nazem M, Sheng D, Carter JP, 'Stress integration and mesh refinement for large deformation in geomechanics', International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 65 1002-1027 (2006) [C1]

Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

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Journal article (117 outputs)

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2015Zhou AN, Sheng D, 'Modeling hydro-mechanical behaviors for unsaturated soils with different initial densities via stress-saturation framework with sub-loading concept', Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics - Proceedings of the 14th Int. Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics, IACMAG 2014, 1385-1390 (2015)
2014Sheng D, Zhang S, Niu F, Cheng G, 'A potential new frost heave mechanism in high-speed railway embankments', GEOTECHNIQUE, 64 144-154 (2014) [C1]
2014Huang W, Sloan SW, Sheng D, 'Analysis of plane Couette shear test of granular media in a Cosserat continuum approach', MECHANICS OF MATERIALS, 69 106-115 (2014) [C1]
2014Wang SY, Sloan SW, Sheng DC, Yang SQ, Tang CA, 'Numerical study of failure behaviour of pre-cracked rock specimens under conventional triaxial compression', International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51 1132-1148 (2014) [C1]
2014Ansari Y, Kouretzis GP, Sheng D, 'An effective stress analysis of partially embedded offshore pipelines: Vertical penetration and axial walking', COMPUTERS AND GEOTECHNICS, 58 69-80 (2014) [C1]
2014Zhang X, Krabbenhoft K, Sheng D, 'Particle finite element analysis of the granular column collapse problem', Granular Matter, (2014)
2014Sheng D, Zhao G, Zhang S, Niu F, 'Possible frost heave mechanisms in an unsaturated high-speed railway formation', Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, UNSAT 2014, 1 3-14 (2014)
2014Kouretzis GP, Sheng D, Wang D, 'Numerical simulation of cone penetration testing using a new critical state constitutive model for sand', Computers and Geotechnics, 56 50-60 (2014)
2014Kouretzis GP, Krabbenhøft K, Sheng D, Sloan SW, Kouretzis GP, 'Soil-buried pipeline interaction for vertical downwards relative offset', Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 51 1087-1094 (2014)
2014Kouretzis GP, Sheng D, Wang D, 'Numerical simulation of CPT cone penetration in sand', Applied Mechanics and Materials, 553 416-421 (2014)
2014Cai G-Q, Zhao C-G, Sheng D-C, Zhou A-N, 'Formulation of thermo-hydro-mechanical coupling behavior of unsaturated soils based on hybrid mixture theory', Acta Mechanica Sinica, (2014)
2014Burton GJ, Sheng D, Campbell C, 'Bimodal pore size distribution of a high-plasticity compacted clay', GEOTECHNIQUE LETTERS, 4 88-93 (2014)
2014Zhang X, Krabbenhoft K, Sheng D, 'Particle finite element analysis of the granular column collapse problem', Granular Matter, 16 609-619 (2014)
2014Cai G-Q, Zhao C-G, Sheng D-C, Zhou A-N, 'Formulation of thermo-hydro-mechanical coupling behavior of unsaturated soils based on hybrid mixture theory', Acta Mechanica Sinica/Lixue Xuebao, 30 559-568 (2014)
2014Huang W, Huang L, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'DEM modelling of shear localization in a plane Couette shear test of granular materials', Acta Geotechnica, (2014)
2014Cai GQ, Zhou AN, Sheng D, 'Predicting the dependency of a permeability function on initial density for unsaturated soils', Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, UNSAT 2014, 2 1091-1097 (2014)
2014Zhou A-N, Sheng D, Li J, 'Modelling water retention and volume change behaviours of unsaturated soils in non-isothermal conditions', Computers and Geotechnics, 55 1-13 (2014)
2014Zhou AN, Sheng D, 'Modeling density effect on hydro-mechanical behavior of unsaturated soils', Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, UNSAT 2014, 1 503-509 (2014)
2014Cai G-Q, Sheng D-C, Zhou A-N, 'Approach for predicting the relative coefficient of permeability of unsaturated soils with different initial void ratios', Yantu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 36 827-835 (2014)
2014Lloret-Cabot M, Sheng D, 'Incremental stress-strain and suction-degree of saturation formulation in unsaturated soils', Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, UNSAT 2014, 1 397-403 (2014)
2014Ansari Y, Kouretzis GP, Sheng D, 'Coupled finite element analysis of partially embedded offshore pipelines during vertical penetration', Applied Mechanics and Materials, 553 428-433 (2014)
2014Zhang X, Krabbenhoft K, Sheng D, 'Particle finite element simulation of Granular media', Applied Mechanics and Materials, 553 410-415 (2014)
2013Yang C, Sheng D, Carter JP, 'Stochastic analysis of hydraulic hysteresis in multi-layer unsaturated soil covers under random flux boundary conditions', Geotechnical Special Publication, 542-554 (2013) [C1]
2013Zhang X, Krabbenhoft K, Pedroso DM, Lyamin AV, Sheng D, da Silva MV, Wang D, 'Particle finite element analysis of large deformation and granular flow problems', Computers and Geotechnics, 54 133-142 (2013) [C1]
2013Kardani M, Nazem M, Sheng D, Carter JP, 'Large deformation analysis of geomechanics problems by a combined rh-adaptive finite element method', COMPUTERS AND GEOTECHNICS, 49 90-99 (2013) [C1]
2013Huang M, Wang H, Sheng D, Liu Y, 'Rotational-translational mechanism for the upper bound stability analysis of slopes with weak interlayer', Computers and Geotechnics, 53 133-141 (2013) [C1]
2013Kouretzis GP, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Sand-pipeline-trench lateral interaction effects for shallow buried pipelines', Computers and Geotechnics, 54 53-59 (2013) [C1]
2013Sheng D, Zhang S, Yu Z, Zhang J, 'Assessing frost susceptibility of soils using PCHeave', Cold Regions Science and Technology, 95 27-38 (2013) [C1]
2013Luo T, Qin Z, Feng X, Xia F, Yao Y, Sheng D, 'A symmetrisation method for non-associated unified hardening model', COMPUTERS AND GEOTECHNICS, 52 38-45 (2013) [C1]
2013Sheng D, Zhang S, Yu Z, 'Unanswered questions in unsaturated soil mechanics', Science China: Technological Sciences, 56 1257-1272 (2013) [C1]
2013Sheng D, Cui L, Ansari Y, 'Interpretation of cone factor in undrained soils via full-penetration finite-element analysis', International Journal of Geomechanics, 13 745-753 (2013) [C1]
2013Yang C, Sheng D, Carter JP, Huang J, 'Stochastic Evaluation of Hydraulic Hysteresis in Unsaturated Soils', JOURNAL OF GEOTECHNICAL AND GEOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, 139 1211-1214 (2013) [C1]
2013Sheng D, Zhou A, 'Unsaturated soil mechanics: Pitfalls in fundamental principles and engineering relevance', 5th China-Japan Geotechnical Symposium, 30-48 (2013)
2013Chai J, Sheng D, Carter JP, Zhu H, 'Corrigendum to "Coefficient of consolidation from non-standard piezocone dissipation curves" (vol 41, pg 13, 2012)', COMPUTERS AND GEOTECHNICS, 51 128-128 (2013)
2012Yang C, Sheng D, Carter JP, 'Effect of hydraulic hysteresis on seepage analysis for unsaturated soils', Computers and Geotechnics, 41 36-56 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chao Yang, John Carter

2012Chai J, Sheng D, Carter JP, Zhu H, 'Coefficient of consolidation from non-standard piezocone dissipation curves', Computers and Geotechnics, 41 13-22 (2012) [C1]
2012Zhou A-N, Sheng D, Sloan SW, Gens A, 'Interpretation of unsaturated soil behaviour in the stress - Saturation space, I: Volume change and water retention behaviour', Computers and Geotechnics, 43 178-187 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2012Zhou A-N, Sheng D, Sloan SW, Gens A, 'Erratum to "Interpretation of unsaturated soil behaviour in the stress-saturation space II: Constitutive relationships and validations''', Computers and Geotechnics, 43 177-177 (2012) [C1]
2012Zhou A-N, Sheng D, Sloan SW, Gens A, 'Interpretation of unsaturated soil behaviour in the stress-saturation space. II: Constitutive relationships and validations', Computers and Geotechnics, 43 111-123 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2012Kardani M, Nazem M, Abbo AJ, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Refined h-adaptive finite element procedure for large deformation geotechnical problems', Computational Mechanics, 49 21-33 (2012) [C1]
2012Nazem M, Kardani M, Carter JP, Sheng D, 'A comparative study of error assessment techniques for dynamic contact problems of geomechanics', Computers and Geotechnics, 40 62-73 (2012) [C1]
2012Solowski WT, Hofmann M, Hofstetter G, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'A comparative study of stress integration methods for the Barcelona Basic Model', Computers and Geotechnics, 44 22-33 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2012Sheng D, Yang C, 'Discussion of fundamental principles in unsaturated soil mechanics', Yantu Gongcheng Xuebao/Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 34 438-456 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chao Yang

2012Zhou AN, Sheng D, Carter JP, 'Modelling the effect of initial density on soil-water characteristic curves', Geotechnique, 62 669-680 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: John Carter

2012Wang S, Sloan SW, Sheng D, Tang CA, 'Numerical analysis of the failure process around a circular opening in rock', Computers and Geotechnics, 39 8-16 (2012) [C1]
2012Sheng D, Zhou A-N, 'Modeling unsaturated soil behaviour in stress-saturation space', Geotechnical Special Publication, 2442-2451 (2012)
2011Huang M, Liu Y, Sheng D, 'Simulation of yielding and stress-stain behavior of shanghai soft clay', Computers and Geotechnics, 38 341-353 (2011) [C1]
2011Sheng D, Zhou A, Fredlund DG, 'Shear strength criteria for unsaturated soils', Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, 29 145-159 (2011) [C1]
2011Abbo AJ, Sheng D, Augarde CE, 'A fast algorithm for finding the first intersection with a non-convex yield surface', Computers and Geotechnics, 38 465-471 (2011) [C1]
2011Fredlund DG, Sheng D, Zhao J, 'Estimation of soil suction from the soil-water characteristic curve', Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48 186-198 (2011) [C1]
2011Ansari Y, Merifield RS, Yamamoto H, Sheng D, 'Numerical analysis of soilbags under compression and cyclic shear', Computers and Geotechnics, 38 659-668 (2011) [C1]
2011Sheng D, Zhou A, 'Coupling hydraulic with mechanical models for unsaturated soils', Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48 826-840 (2011) [C1]
2011Sheng D, 'Review of fundamental principles in modelling unsaturated soil behaviour', Computers and Geotechnics, 38 757-776 (2011) [C1]
2010Li X, Zhang X, Han X, Sheng D, 'An iterative pressure-stabilized fractional step algorithm in saturated soil dynamics', International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 34 733-753 (2010) [C1]
2009Nazem M, Carter JP, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Alternative stress-integration schemes for large-deformation problems of solid mechanics', Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 45 934-943 (2009) [C1]
2009Pedroso DDM, Sheng D, Zhao J, 'The concept of reference curves for constitutive modelling in soil mechanics', Computers and Geotechnics, 36 149-165 (2009) [C1]
2009Zhou A, Sheng D, 'Yield stress, volume change, and shear strength behaviour of unsaturated soils: Validation of the SFG model', Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 46 1034-1045 (2009) [C1]
2009Sheng D, Nazem M, Carter JP, 'Some computational aspects for solving deep penetration problems in geomechanics', Computational Mechanics, 44 549-561 (2009) [C1]
2009Sheng D, Gens A, Fredlund DG, Sloan SW, 'Reply to 'Comments on 'Unsaturated soils: From constitutive modelling to numerical algorithms' by Daichao Sheng, Antonio Gens, Delwyn G. Fredlund and Scott W. Sloan [Computers and Geotechnics 35(6) (2008) 810-824] by Jingshuang Li, Yichuan Xing and Yujing Hou'', Computers and Geotechnics, 36 1100 (2009) [C3]
2008Sheng D, Fredlund DG, Gens A, 'A new modelling approach for unsaturated soils using independent stress variables', Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 45 511-534 (2008) [C1]
2008Sheng D, Pedroso DDM, Abbo AJ, 'Non-convexity and stress-path dependency of unsaturated soil models', Computational Mechanics, 42 685-694 (2008) [C1]
2008Sheng D, Gens A, Fredlund DG, Sloan SW, 'Unsaturated soils: From constitutive modelling to numerical algorithms', Computers and Geotechnics, 35 810-824 (2008) [C1]
2008Sun D, Sheng D, Xiang L, Sloan SW, 'Elastoplastic prediction of hydro-mechanical behaviour of unsaturated soils under undrained conditions', Computers and Geotechnics, 35 845-852 (2008) [C1]
2008Pedroso DDM, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Stress update algorithm for elastoplastic models with nonconvex yield surfaces', International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 76 2029-2062 (2008) [C1]
2008Sheng D, Yao Y, Carter JP, 'A volume-stress model for sands under isotropic and critical stress states', Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 45 1639-1645 (2008) [C1]
2008Li X, Duan Q, Han X, Sheng D, 'Adaptive coupled arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian finite element and meshfree method for injection molding process', International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 73 1153-1180 (2008) [C1]
2008Sheng D, Yamamoto H, Wriggers P, 'Finite element analysis of enlarged end piles using frictional contact', Soils and Foundations, 48 1-14 (2008) [C1]
2008Nazem M, Sheng D, Carter JP, Sloan SW, 'Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for large-strain consolidation problems', International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 32 1023-1050 (2008) [C1]
2008Gens A, Sheng D, 'Editor - Special issue on 'Unsaturated soils: Models, algorithms and applications'', Computers and Geotechnics, 35 809-916 (2008) [C2]
2008Gens A, Sheng D, 'Special issue on "Unsaturated soils: Models, algorithms and applications"', Computers and Geotechnics, 35 809-809 (2008) [C3]
2008Sheng D, Fredlund DG, Gens A, 'Reply to the discussion by Zhang and Lytton on 'A new modelling approach for unsaturated soils using independent stress variables'', Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 45 1788-1794 (2008) [C3]
2007Sun D, Huang W, Sheng D, Yamamoto H, 'An elastoplastic model for granular materials exhibiting particle crushing', Key Engineering Materials, 340-341 1273-1278 (2007) [C1]
2007Sheng D, Wriggers P, Sloan SW, 'Application of frictional contact in geotechnical engineering', International Journal of Geomechanics, 7 176-185 (2007) [C1]
2007Li X, Chu X, Sheng D, 'A saturated discrete particle model and characteristic-based SPH method in granular materials', International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 72 858-882 (2007) [C1]
2007Zhao J, Sheng D, Sloan SW, Krabbenhoft K, 'Limit theorems for gradient-dependent elastoplastic geomaterials', International Journal of Solids and Structures, 44 480-506 (2007) [C1]
2007Sun DA, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Elastoplastic modelling of hydraulic and stress-strain behaviour of unsaturated soils', Mechanics of Materials, 39 212-221 (2007) [C1]
2007Zhao J, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Cavity expansion of a gradient-dependent solid cylinder', International Journal of Solids and Structures, 44 4342-4368 (2007) [C1]
2007Sun DA, Sheng D, Cui HB, Sloan SW, 'A density-dependent elastoplastic hydro-mechanical model for unsaturated compacted soils', International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 31 1257-1279 (2007) [C1]
2007Sun DA, Cui HB, Matsuoka H, Sheng D, 'A three-dimensional elastoplastic model for unsaturated compacted soils with hydraulic hysteresis', Soils and Foundations, 47 253-264 (2007) [C1]
2007Fischer KA, Sheng D, Abbo AJ, 'Modeling of pile installation using contact mechanics and quadratic elements', Computers and Geotechnics, 34 449-461 (2007) [C1]
2007Sun D, Sheng D, Xu YF, 'Collapse behaviour of unsaturated compacted soil with different initial densities', Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 44 673-686 (2007) [C1]
2006Liu ZB, Shi B, Sheng D, 'A micropenetrometer for detecting structural strength inside soft soils', Geotechnical Testing Journal, 29 443-450 (2006) [C1]
2006Sheng D, Wriggers P, Sloan SW, 'Improved numerical algorithms for frictional contact in pile penetration analysis', Computers and Geotechnics, 33 341-354 (2006) [C1]
2006Zhao J, Sheng D, 'Strain gradient plasticity by internal-variable approach with normality structure', International Journal of Solids and Structures, 43 5836-5850 (2006) [C1]
2006Huang W, Fityus SG, Bishop DT, Smith D, Sheng D, 'Finite-element parametric study of the consolidation behavior of a trial embankment on soft clay', International Journal of Geomechanics, 6 328-341 (2006) [C1]
2006Gens A, Sanchez M, Sheng D, 'On constitutive modelling of unsaturated soils', Acta Geotechnica, 1 137-147 (2006) [C1]
2006Sheng D, Sun DA, Matsuoka H, 'Cantilever sheet-pile wall modelled by frictional contact', Soils and Foundations, 46 29-37 (2006) [C1]
2006Nazem M, Sheng D, Carter JP, 'Stress integration and mesh refinement for large deformation in geomechanics', International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 65 1002-1027 (2006) [C1]
2006Zhao J, Sheng D, Collins IF, 'Thermomechanical formulation of strain gradient plasticity for geomaterials', Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures, 1 837-863 (2006) [C1]
2005Sheng D, Eigenbrod KD, Wriggers P, 'Finite element analysis of pile installation using large-slip frictional contact', Computers and Geotechnics, 32 17-26 (2005) [C1]
2005Sheng D, 'Numerical Modelling Of Ground Movement Under Covered Areas', Australian Geomechanics, 40 15-22 (2005) [C1]
2005Zhao J, Sheng D, Rouainia M, Sloan SW, 'Explicit stress integration of complex soil models', International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 29 1209-1229 (2005) [C1]
2005Zhao J, Sheng D, Zhou WY, 'Shear banding analysis of geomaterials by strain gradient enhanced damage model', International Journal of Solids and Structures, 42 5335-5355 (2005) [C1]
2005Cui L, Sheng D, 'Genetic Algorithms In Probabilistic Finite Element Analysis Of Geotechnical Problems', Computers and Geotechnics, 32 555-563 (2005) [C1]
2005Huang W, Sloan SW, Sheng D, 'Formation of shear localization in granular materials', 4th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM 2005, 814-819 (2005)

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2004Huang W, Sheng D, Sloan SW, Yu HS, 'Finite Element Analysis Of Cone Penetration In Cohesionless Soil', Computers and Geotechnics, Vol. 31 517-528 (2004) [C1]
2004Sheng D, Sloan SW, Gens A, 'A Constitutive Model For Unsaturated Soils: Thermomechanical And Computational Aspects', Computational Mechanics, Vol. 33 453-465 (2004) [C1]
2003Sheng D, 'Non-Convexity Of The Barcelona Basic Model - Comment On SJ Wheeler, D Gallipoli and M Karstunen (2002:26:1561-1571)', International Journal For Numerical And Analytical Methods In Geomechanics, Vol. 27 799-881 (2003) [C1]
2003Sheng D, Sloan SW, Gens A, Smith DW, 'Finite Element Formulation And Algorithms For Unsaturated Soils: Part I - Theory', International Journal For Numerical And Analytical Methods In Geomechanics, Vol. 27 745-765 (2003) [C1]
2003Sheng D, Sloan SW, Gens A, Smith DW, 'Finite Element Formulation And Algorithms For Unsaturated Soils: Part II - Verification And Application', International Journal For Numerical And Analytical Methods In Geomechanics, Vol. 27 767-779 (2003) [C1]
2003Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Time Stepping Schemes For Coupled Displacement And Pore Pressure Analysis', Computational Mechanics, Vol. 31 122-134 (2003) [C1]
2003Li J, Smith DW, Fityus SG, Sheng D, 'Numerical Analysis Of Neutron Moisture Probe Measurements', International Journal Of Geomechanics, Vol. 3 11-20 (2003) [C1]
2002Sheng D, Sloan SW, Abbo AJ, 'An Automatic Newton-Raphson Scheme', The International Journal of Geomechanics, Vol. 2, No. 4 471-502 (2002) [C1]
2002Sheng D, Smith DW, '2D Finite Element Analysis Of Multicomponent Contaminant Transport Through Soils', The International Journal of Geomechanics, Vol. 2, No. 1 113-134 (2002) [C1]
2002Sloan SW, Abbo AJ, Sheng D, 'Refined explicit integration of elastoplastic models with automatic error control (vol 18, pg 121, 2001)', ENGINEERING COMPUTATIONS, 19 594-594 (2002)
2001Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Load stepping schemes for critical state models', International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 50 67-93 (2001) [C1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2001Abbo AJ, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Refined explicit integration of elastoplastic models with automatic error control', Engineering Computations, 18 121-154 (2001) [C1]
2000Sheng D, Sloan SW, Yu H-S, 'Aspects of finite element implementation of critical state models', Computational Mechanics, Vol26(2000) 185-196 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2000Sloan SW, Sheng D, Abbo AJ, 'Accelerated initial stiffness schemes for elastoplasticity', International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol 24 579-599 (2000) [C1]
2000Sheng D, Smith DW, 'Numerical Modelling of Competitive Components Transport with Non-linear Adsorption', International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 24 47-71 (2000) [C1]
1999Sheng D, Smith DW, 'Analytic Solutions to the advective contaminant transport equation with non-linear sorption', International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 23 853-879 (1999) [C1]
1997Sheng D, Westerberg B, Mattsson H, Axelsson K, 'Effects of end restraint and strain rate in triaxial tests', COMPUTERS AND GEOTECHNICS, 21 163-182 (1997)
1996Eigenbrod KD, Knutsson S, Sheng DC, 'Pore-water pressures in freezing and thawing fine-grained soils', JOURNAL OF COLD REGIONS ENGINEERING, 10 77-92 (1996)
1995SHENG D, AXELSSON K, KNUTSSON S, 'FROST HEAVE DUE TO ICE LENS FORMATION IN FREEZING SOILS .2. FIELD APPLICATION', NORDIC HYDROLOGY, 26 147-168 (1995)
1995SHENG D, AXELSSON K, KNUTSSON S, 'FROST HEAVE DUE TO ICE LENS FORMATION IN FREEZING SOILS .1. THEORY AND VERIFICATION', NORDIC HYDROLOGY, 26 125-146 (1995)
1995SHENG DC, AXELSSON K, 'UNCOUPLING OF COUPLED-FLOWS IN SOIL A FINITE-ELEMENT METHOD', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR NUMERICAL AND ANALYTICAL METHODS IN GEOMECHANICS, 19 537-553 (1995)
1993SHENG DC, AXELSSON KB, KNUTSSON S, 'FINITE-ELEMENT ANALYSIS FOR CONVECTIVE HEAT DIFFUSION WITH PHASE-CHANGE', COMPUTER METHODS IN APPLIED MECHANICS AND ENGINEERING, 104 19-30 (1993)
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Conference (78 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2015Yang C, Carter JP, Sheng D, 'On the compression behaviour of structured soils', Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics - Proceedings of the 14th Int. Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics, IACMAG 2014 (2015)

Co-authors: Chao Yang, John Carter

2014Yang C, Sheng D, Carter JP, Pineda J, Kelly R, 'From compression behavior to plastic anisotropy of reconstituted soft soils', Geotechnical Special Publication (2014)
2013Cai G, Sheng D, Sloan S, Zhao C, 'Preliminary study on modeling thermo-hydro-mechanical coupling behavior of unsaturated soils based on hybrid mixture theory', Poromechanics V - Proceedings of the 5th Biot Conference on Poromechanics (2013) [E1]
2013Zhou AN, Sheng D, 'Modelling hydro-mechanical interactive behaviour of unsaturated soils', Poromechanics V - Proceedings of the 5th Biot Conference on Poromechanics (2013) [E1]
2013Burton GJ, Sheng D, Romero E, 'Volumetric behavior of unsaturated-reconstituted soils', ADVANCES IN UNSATURATED SOILS, Los Andes Univ, Cartagena de Indias, COLOMBIA (2013) [E1]
2013Pineda JA, Kelly R, Bates L, Sheng D, Sloan S, 'Effects of pore fluid salinity on the shear strength of a soft clay', Poromechanics V - Proceedings of the 5th Biot Conference on Poromechanics, Vienna, Austria (2013) [E2]
2012Zhou A, Sheng D, 'Modelling volume change behaviour for unsaturated soils in the stress-saturation space', Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications, Napoli, Italy (2012) [E1]
2011Ansari Y, Merifield RS, Sheng D, 'A numerical study on the applicability of the piezocone interpretation methods for hydraulic conductivity of clays', Computer Methods for Geomechanics: Frontiers and New Applications. Volume 1, Melbourne, VIC (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: Richard Merifield

2011Sheng D, 'Constitutive modelling of unsaturated soils', Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Barcelona, Spain (2011) [E1]
2011Yang C, Sheng D, Carter JP, 'Hysteretic seepage analysis in unsaturated soil covers', Unsaturated Soils: Theory and Practice, Pattaya, Thailand (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: Chao Yang, John Carter

2011Sheng D, Augarde CE, Abbo AJ, 'A fast algorithm for finding the first intersection with a non-convex yield surface', Computational Geomechanics, COMGEO II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Computational Geomechanics (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: Andrew Abbo

2011Sheng D, Zhou A, 'Hydro-mechanical coupling for unsaturated soils', Unsaturated Soils, Barcelona, Spain (2011) [E1]
2011Yang C, Sheng D, Carter JP, 'Numerical modelling of hydraulic hysteresis in unsaturated soil covers', Computer Methods for Geomechanics: Frontiers and New Applications. Volume 2, Melbourne, VIC (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: Chao Yang, John Carter

2011Zhou A, Sheng D, Carter JP, 'Modelling the dependency of soil-water characteristic curves on initial density', Unsaturated Soils: Theory and Practice, Pattaya, Thailand (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: John Carter

2011Sloan SW, Abbo AJ, Sheng D, 'Accelerated convergence of Newton-Raphson method using a least squares approximation to the consistent tangent matrix', Computer Methods for Geomechanics: Frontiers and New Applications. Volume 2, Melbourne, VIC (2011) [E1]
2011Solowski WT, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Explicit stress integration with reduced drift for Barcelona Basic Model', Unsaturated Soils: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Barcelona (2011) [E1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2011Nazem M, Kardani M, Carter JP, Sheng D, 'Application of h-adaptive fe method for dynamic analysis of geotechnical problems', COMGEO II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Computational Geomechanics, Cavtat, Croatia (2011) [E1]
2011Sheng D, 'Constitutive modelling of unsaturated soils: Discussion of fundamental principles', Unsaturated Soils - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils (2011) [E1]
2011Kardani M, Nazem M, Sheng D, 'Application of h-adaptive FE method for analysis of contact problems in geomechanics', Program and abstracts: 2nd International Conference on Computational Contact Mechanics, Hanover, Germany (2011) [E3]

Co-authors: Majidreza Nazem

2010Sheng D, Zhou A, 'A comparative study of shear strength equations for unsaturated soils', Unsaturated Soils: Theoretical and Numerical Advances in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics: Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Newcastle, NSW (2010) [E1]
2010Sheng D, Zhou A, 'Fundamentals of unsaturated soil modelling: Have we got it right?', Experimental and Applied Modeling of Unsaturated Soils (GSP 202) Proceedings of the 2010 GeoShanghai International Conference, Shanghai, China (2010) [E1]
2010Solowski WT, Sheng D, 'A simple time stepping algorithm for material point method', Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering, Trondheim, Norway (2010) [E1]
2010Abbo AJ, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Applications of adaptive time stepping in analysis of biot consolidation', Proceedings of the 2010 GeoShanghai International Conference, Shanghai, China (2010) [E1]
2010Sheng D, Zhou A, Yamamoto H, 'Mechanics of unsaturated soils: Discussion of fundamental principles', Recent Developments of Geotechnical Engineering. Proceedings of the Fourth Japan-China Geotechnical Symposium, Okinawa, Japan (2010) [E1]
2010Zhou A, Sheng D, 'Yield stress and volume change behaviour of unsaturated soils', Unsaturated Soils: Theoretical and Numerical Advances in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics: Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Newcastle, NSW (2010) [E1]
2010Lee PH, Sheng D, 'Numerical investigation of smear effects during installation of PVDs', Proceedings of the Joint 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Kardani M, Nazem M, Abbo AJ, Sheng D, 'A comparative study of h-adaptive and r-adaptive finite element methods in geomechanics', Proceedings of the Joint 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Sheng D, Abbo AJ, 'Non-convexity in geomaterial models and stress integration scheme', Proceedings of the Joint 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Andrew Abbo

2010Krabbenhoft K, Sheng D, 'Latent instability in hardening plasticity models for geomaterials', Proceedings of the Joint 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Kardani M, Nazem M, Abbo AJ, Sheng D, 'A study of adaptive finite element methods in solving large deformation problems in geomechanics', Proceedings of the IV European Conference on Computational Mechanics, Palais des Congres, France (2010) [E3]
2010Solowski WT, Sheng D, 'Material point method algorithm with automatic time stepping and error control for elastic problems', Proceedings of the Joint 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Buzzi OP, Fityus SG, Sheng D, 'Conference editors', Unsaturated Soils: Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Newcastle, NSW (2010) [E4]
2009Sheng D, Fredlund DG, 'An elastoplastic model for unsaturated soils', Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering: The Academia and Practice of Geotechnical Engineering (2009) [E1]
2008Sheng D, Fredlund DG, 'Elasto-plastic modelling of unsaturated soils: An overview', Proceedings of the 12th International Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), Goa, India (2008) [E1]
2008Huang W, Sheng D, 'Quantitative modelling of granular soils in hypoplasticity', Proceedings of SHIRMS 2008 :1st Southern Hemisphere International Rock Mechanics Symposium 2008, Perth, WA (2008) [E1]
2008Sheng D, Pedroso DDM, Abbo AJ, 'Stress path dependency and non-convexity of unsaturated soil models', Unsaturated Soils: Advances in Geo-Engineering: Proceedings of the First European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, E-Unsat 2008, Durham, UK (2008) [E1]

Co-authors: Andrew Abbo

2008Gens A, Do N Guimaraes L, Sanchez M, Sheng D, 'Developments in modelling the generalised behaviour of unsaturated soils', Unsaturated Soils: Advances in Geo-Engineering: Proceedings of the First European Conference on Unsaturated Soils, E-Unsat 2008, Durham, UK (2008) [E1]
2008Pedroso DDM, Krabbenhoft K, Sheng D, 'Comparison between two material point methods for applications in geotechnics', WCCM8, ECCOMAS 2008, Venice, Italy (2008) [E3]
2008Durand R, Sheng D, Carter JP, 'Towards Microscopic Simulation of Moisture and Heat Transfer in Porous Media', IWS Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh (2008)

Co-authors: John Carter

2007Liu Z, Sun D, Li J, Sheng D, 'Suction-controlled oedometer tests of Maryland Clay in Newcastle', Proceedings of the 3rd Asian Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Nanjing, China (2007) [E1]
2007Zhao J, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Gradient dependent limit theorems for elastoplastic geomaterials', Constitutive Modelling - Development, Implementation, Evaluation and Application. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Constitutive Modelling - Development, Implementation, Evaluation and Appl, Hong Kong (2007) [E1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2007Sheng D, 'Frictional contact for pile installation', IUTAM Symposium on Computational Methods in Contact Mechanics. Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium, Hannover, Germany (2007) [E1]
2007Nazem M, Sheng D, Abbo AJ, 'Alternative stress integration schemes in large deformation problems of geomechanics', Numerical Models in Geomechanics: Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics (NUMOG X), Rhodes, Greece (2007) [E1]
2007Sheng D, Fredlund DG, Gens A, 'An alternative modelling approach for unsaturated soils', Proceedings of the 3rd Asian Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Nanjing, China (2007) [E1]
2007Li J, Sun D-A, Sheng D, Sloan SW, Fredlund D, 'Preliminary study on soil-water characteristics of Maryland Clay', Proceedings of the 3rd Asian Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Nanjing, China (2007) [E1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2007Sheng D, 'Finite element modelling of penetration problems in geomechanics', Numerical Models in Geomechanics: Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics (NUMOG X), Rhodes, Greece (2007) [E1]
2007Zhao J, Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Microstructural effect on the cavity expansion in a soil cylinder', Numerical Models in Geomechanics: Proceedings of the Tenth International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics (NUMOG X), Rhodes, Greece (2007) [E1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2006Sun DA, Sheng D, 'Collapse Behavior of Unsaturated Compacted Soils', Advances in Unsaturated Soil, Seepage, and Environmental Geotechnics (GSP 148): Proceedings of the GeoShanghai Conference, Shanghai, China (2006) [E1]
2006Sun DA, Sheng D, Cui HB, Li J, 'Effect of Density on the Soil-Water-Retention Behaviour of Compacted Soil', Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Carefree, Arizona, USA (2006) [E1]
2006Yamamoto H, Sheng D, Sun D-A, 'Application of digital image analysis to displacement measurements of sand particles near steel surface in friction tests', Geomechanics and Geotechnics of Particulate Media, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan (2006) [E1]
2006Zhao J, Sheng D, Abbo AJ, Sloan SW, 'Effect of clay structure degradation on settlement of embankment', Soft Ground Engineering - Proceedings of the Sydney Chapter 2006 Symposium, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia (2006) [E1]
2006Fischer KA, Sheng D, 'Different aspects of large deformation contact formulations applied to pile-soil FE-analysis', Numerical Methods In Geotechnical Engineering (NUMGE 06), Graz, Austria (2006) [E1]
2006Sheng D, Fischer KA, Carter JP, 'Computational challenges in modelling penetration problems in geomechanics', 7th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM VII), Los Angeles, California, United States of America (2006) [E3]

Co-authors: John Carter

2005Sun D-A, Sheng D, 'An Elastoplastic Hydro-Mechanical Model For Unsaturated Compacted Soils', Advanced Experimental Unsaturated Soil Mechanics - Proceedings of an International Symposium, Trento, Italy, 27-29 June 2005, Trento, Italy (2005) [E1]
2005Huang W, Sloan SW, Sheng D, 'Analysis Of Failure Mode In Granular Soils Under General Stress Conditions', Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference On Computer Methods And Advances In Geomechanics, Torino, Italy (2005) [E1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2005Huang W, Sloan SW, Sheng D, 'Formation Of Shear Localization In Granular Materials', Proceedings of the Fourth Australasian Congress On Applied Mechanics - Advances In Applied Mechanics, Melbourne (2005) [E1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2005Sheng D, Zhao J, Rouainia M, 'Use Of A Structure Model In Analysis Of Trial Embankments On Soft Clay', Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference On Computer Methods And Advances In Geomechanics, Torino, Italy (2005) [E1]
2005Rouainia M, Sheng D, Zhao J, 'Influence Of Structure Degradation On The Behaviour Of Embankments On Soft Soil', 13th ACME Conference, University of Sheffield, UK (2005) [E2]
2005Sun D-A, Sheng D, 'Elastoplastic Modelling Of Hydraulic And Mechanical Behavior Of Unsaturated Soils', Proceedings of the 2nd World Forum of Chinese Scholars in Geotechnical Engineering (GEO-WCS 2005), Nanjing, China (2005) [E2]
2005Nazem M, Sheng D, 'Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Method For Consolidation Problems In Geomechanics', Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Computational Plasticity - Computational Plasticity: Fundamentals and Applications (COMPLAS VIII), Barcelona, Spain (2005) [E3]

Co-authors: Majidreza Nazem

2004Zhao J, Sheng D, Rouainia M, 'Finite Element Implementation For Complex Critical State Models', Sixth World Congress On Computational Mechanics in conjunction with Second Asian-Pacific Congress On Computational Mechanics, Beijing, China (2004) [E1]
2004Nazem M, Sheng D, 'Alternative Solution Methods For Large Deformations In Geomechanics', Proceedings of the 9th Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics, Ottawa, Canada (2004) [E1]

Co-authors: Majidreza Nazem

2003Sheng D, 'Finite Element Analysis Of A Test Embankment On Soft Clay', Proceedings Of The Twelfth Asian Regional Conference, Singapore (2003) [E1]
2003Sheng D, Fityus SG, 'Numerical Analysis Of Ground Movement In An Expansive Clay Test Site', Proceedings Of The 2nd Asian Conference On Unsaturated Soils (UNSAT-ASIA 2003), Osaka, Japan (2003) [E1]

Co-authors: Stephen Fityus

2003Huang W, Bishop DT, Sheng D, Fityus SG, 'Finite Element Analysis Of Consolidation For Embankment On Soft Clay', 12 Panamerican Conference On Soil Mechanics And Geotechnical Engineering/39th US Rock Mechanics Symposium, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (2003) [E1]

Co-authors: Stephen Fityus

2003Sheng D, Nazem M, 'Numerical Analysis Of Footings On Unsaturated Soils', Proceedings Of The 2nd Asian Conference On Unsaturated Soils (UNSAT-ASIA 2003), Osaka, Japan (2003) [E1]

Co-authors: Majidreza Nazem

2002Li J, Smith DW, Fityus SG, Sheng D, 'Quantitative Analysis Of Moisture Content Determination In Expansive Soils Using Neutron Probes', Unsaturated Soils, Brazil (2002) [E1]

Co-authors: Stephen Fityus

2002Sheng D, Smith DW, Sloan SW, Gens A, 'An Explicit Stress Integration Scheme For Unsaturated Soil Models', Unsaturated Soils, Brazil (2002) [E1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2002Huang W, Sloan SW, Sheng D, 'Hypoplastic Analysis Of Cone Penetration In Sands', Numerical Models In Geomechanics, Rome, Italy (2002) [E2]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2001Sheng D, Lewis TW, Smith DW, 'Effects of Equilibria and Kinetics on Contaminant Transport', Proceedings of the First Asian-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics, Sydney (2001) [E1]
2001Sheng D, Smith DW, Sloan SW, 'Alternative Finite Element Formulation for Unsaturated Soils', Proceedings of the First Asian-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics, Sydney (2001) [E1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

2001Lewis TW, Smith DW, Sheng D, 'Numerical analysis of an in situ remediation scheme for fluoride cantaminated groundwater', Proceedings of the 2nd Australia and New Zealand Conference on Environmental Geotechnics - Geoenvironment 2001, Newcastle (2001) [E1]
2001Huang W, Sheng D, Yu H-S, Sloan SW, 'Finite Element Simulation of Cone Penetration with Finite-Sliding Contact Interface', Proceedings of the First Asian-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics, Sydney (2001) [E1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

1999Sheng D, Sloan SW, Yu H-S, 'Practical implementation of critical state models in FEM', Proceedings, 8th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanic, Hobart, Hobart (1999) [E1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

1999Charles MTD, Yu H-S, Sheng D, 'Finite element analysis of pressuremeter tests using critical state soil models', Proceedings of the seventh international symposium on numerical models in geomechanics, Austria (1999) [E1]
1999Sheng D, Sloan SW, 'Load stepping schemes and unbalanced force norms in geotechnical analysis', Proceedings of the seventh international symposium on numerical models in geomechanics, Austria (1999) [E1]

Co-authors: Scott Sloan

1997Sheng D, Axelsson K, Magnusson O, 'Stress and strain fields around a penetrating cone', NUMERICAL MODELS IN GEOMECHANICS - NUMOG VI, MONTREAL, CANADA (1997)
1997Sheng DC, Westerberg B, Mattsson H, Axelsson K, 'Numerical analysis of stress-strain inhomogeneities in a triaxial test specimen', PROCEEDINGS OF THE FOURTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOIL MECHANICS AND FOUNDATION ENGINEERING, VOL 1, HAMBURG, GERMANY (1997)
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants33
Total funding$19,891,133

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2014 (2 grants)

National Facility for Cyclic Testing of High-speed Rail (FCTHSR)$45,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Buddhima Indraratna, Professor Scott Sloan, Professor Mark Cassidy, Professor Daichao Sheng, Dr Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Assoc. Prof Anh Tieu, Professor John Carter, Professor Andries Fourie, Professor Nasser Khalili, Dr Abdelmalek Bouazza, Associate Professor Jayantha Kodikara, Professor Kenny Kwok, Professor Manicka Dhanasekar, Professor Priyan Mendis, Professor David Williams, Professor Brian Uy, Associate Professor Arul Arulrajah, Professor Hadi Khabbaz, Associate Professor Mohamed Shahin, Associate Professor Alex Remennikov, Professor J. Antonio Harb Carraro, Professor John Wilson, Associate Professor Kristian Krabbenhoft, Professor Christophe Gaudin, Dr Sanjay Nimbalkar, Associate Professor Chin Leo, Doctor Adrian Russell, Professor Paul Meehan, Mr Norm Grady
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$45,00020142014
GNo:G1300234

Research of partial embedment of pipelines and study of pipeline 3D lateral buckling analysis$40,000
Funding Body: Hyundai Heavy Industries

Project Team
Doctor George Kouretzis, Professor Daichao Sheng, Professor Scott Sloan, Mr Ji Lim
SchemeRole
Visiting ResearcherInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$40,00020142014
GNo:G1400118

2013 (5 grants)

A National Facility for In situ Testing of Soft Soils$345,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Scott Sloan, Professor Mark Randolph, Professor John Carter, Professor Daichao Sheng, Professor Mark Cassidy, Professor Buddhima Indraratna, Professor David White, Professor Nasser Khalili, Professor David Williams, Conjoint Associate Professor Richard Merifield, Associate Professor Jayantha Kodikara, Associate Professor David Airey, Associate Professor Itai Einav, Associate Professor Andrew Abbo, Dr Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Dr Samuel Stanier, Dr Conleth O'Loughlin, Dr Dorival Pedroso, Dr Alexander Scheuermann, Dr Ha Bui
SchemeRole
Equipment GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$345,00020132013
GNo:G1200139

A National Facility for In situ Testing of Soft Soils$300,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Scott Sloan, Professor Mark Randolph, Professor John Carter, Professor Daichao Sheng, Professor Mark Cassidy, Professor Buddhima Indraratna, Professor David White, Professor Nasser Khalili, Professor David Williams, Conjoint Associate Professor Richard Merifield, Associate Professor Jayantha Kodikara, Associate Professor David Airey, Associate Professor Itai Einav, Associate Professor Andrew Abbo, Dr Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Dr Samuel Stanier, Dr Conleth O'Loughlin, Dr Dorival Pedroso, Dr Alexander Scheuermann, Dr Ha Bui
SchemeRole
Linkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$300,00020132013
GNo:G1200460

A National Facility for In situ Testing of Soft Soils$193,600
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Scott Sloan, Professor Mark Randolph, Professor John Carter, Professor Daichao Sheng, Professor Mark Cassidy, Professor Buddhima Indraratna, Professor David White, Professor Nasser Khalili, Professor David Williams, Conjoint Associate Professor Richard Merifield, Associate Professor Jayantha Kodikara, Associate Professor David Airey, Associate Professor Itai Einav, Associate Professor Andrew Abbo, Dr Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Dr Samuel Stanier, Dr Conleth O'Loughlin, Dr Dorival Pedroso, Dr Alexander Scheuermann, Dr Ha Bui
SchemeRole
Linkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF) Partner fundingInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$193,60020132013
GNo:G1300956

Subsidence due to CSG extraction$11,896
Funding Body: NSW Trade & Investment

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng, Doctor Jubert Pineda
SchemeRole
Office of the Chief Scientist and Engineer ProjectChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$11,89620132014
GNo:G1300873

Hydro-Mechanical coupling in unsaturated soils: experimental observations and constitutive modelling$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Marti Lloret Cabot, Doctor Jubert Pineda, Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020132013
GNo:G1301107

2012 (1 grants)

Mechanics of unsaturated soils and its applications$360,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$360,00020122014
GNo:G1100191

2011 (4 grants)

ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering$14,400,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Scott Sloan, Professor Mark Cassidy, Professor Mark Randolph, Professor John Carter, Professor Daichao Sheng, Professor Buddhima Indraratna, Professor David White, Associate Professor Kristian Krabbenhoft, Professor Andrei Lyamin, Professor Christophe Gaudin, Dr Richard Merifield, Mr Harry Poulos, Professor D Griffiths, Doctor Shanyong Wang
SchemeRole
ARC Centres of ExcellenceInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$14,400,00020112017
GNo:G0900169

ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering$500,000
Funding Body: NSW Office for Science & Medical Research

Project Team
Professor Scott Sloan, Professor Mark Cassidy, Professor Mark Randolph, Professor John Carter, Professor Daichao Sheng, Professor Buddhima Indraratna, Professor David White, Associate Professor Kristian Krabbenhoft, Professor Andrei Lyamin, Professor Christophe Gaudin, Dr Richard Merifield
SchemeRole
Science Leveraging FundInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$500,00020112011
GNo:G0900187

ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering$350,000
Funding Body: Coffey Geotechnics

Project Team
Professor Scott Sloan, Professor Mark Cassidy, Professor Mark Randolph, Professor John Carter, Professor Daichao Sheng, Professor Buddhima Indraratna, Professor David White, Associate Professor Kristian Krabbenhoft, Professor Andrei Lyamin, Professor Christophe Gaudin, Dr Richard Merifield, Mr Harry Poulos, Professor D Griffiths
SchemeRole
CoE Partner fundingInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$350,00020112017
GNo:G1200004

ARC Centre of Excellence for Geotechnical Science and Engineering$350,000
Funding Body: Douglas Partners

Project Team
Professor Scott Sloan, Professor Mark Cassidy, Professor Mark Randolph, Professor John Carter, Professor Daichao Sheng, Professor Buddhima Indraratna, Professor David White, Associate Professor Kristian Krabbenhoft, Professor Andrei Lyamin, Professor Christophe Gaudin, Dr Richard Merifield, Mr Harry Poulos, Professor D Griffiths
SchemeRole
CoE Partner fundingInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$350,00020112017
GNo:G1200005

2009 (1 grants)

An effective stress approach to mine backfill$150,000
Funding Body: Australian Centre for Geomechanics in WA

Project Team
Professor Andries Fourie, Mr Matthew Helinski, Professor Daichao Sheng, Professor Scott Sloan
SchemeRole
Research FellowshipInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$150,00020092010
GNo:G0189771

2008 (2 grants)

Pile and penetrometer analysis using computational contact mechanics$600,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$600,00020082012
GNo:G0187534

Unsaturated soil mechanics and risk assessment for mine waste management$330,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng, Professor John Carter
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$330,00020082012
GNo:G0187531

2006 (4 grants)

PRC - Priority Research Centre for Geotechnical & Materials Modelling$524,282
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Two-scale modelling of geomaterials$80,640
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Linkage International FellowshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$80,64020062006
GNo:G0185348

Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian method for penetration problems in geomechanics$15,900
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Pilot GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,90020062007
GNo:G0186689

7th World Congress on Computational Mecanics 16-22 July 2006$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40020062006
GNo:G0186626

2005 (2 grants)

FRICTION AND CONTACT IN SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION AT LARGE DEFORMATION$350,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$350,00020052007
GNo:G0184353

11th International Conference of Intl Assoc of Computer Methods & Advances in Geomechanics/The 2nd Intl Symposium on Advanced Experimental Unsaturated Soil Mechanics, 19-29 June 2005$2,400
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,40020052005
GNo:G0185401

2004 (4 grants)

Probabilistic finite element method in geotechnical engineering$12,256
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng, Associate Professor David Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$12,25620042004
GNo:G0183485

Finite element algorithms for large deformation analysis of coupled displacemnet and pore pressure problems$9,427
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$9,42720042004
GNo:G0183403

Visit of Dr D A Sun 29/02/04 to 10/05/04$4,938
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Visitor GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$4,93820042004
GNo:G0183829

The 7th Int Symp on Numerical Models in Geomechanics, 25-27 Aug 2004, Canada$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020042004
GNo:G0184430

2003 (3 grants)

Static and dynamic analysis of saturated and unsaturated soils.$503,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Scott Sloan, Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Discovery ProjectsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$503,00020032007
GNo:G0182084

Visit of Prof Kurt D Eigenbrod, from 15 March 2003 to 17 March 2003$6,717
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Visitor GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$6,71720032003
GNo:G0182746

The Second Asian Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Osaka, Japan 9-13 November 2003$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020032003
GNo:G0182793

2002 (2 grants)

Constitutive modelling of expansive soils$9,609
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$9,60920022002
GNo:G0181325

The Third International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Brazil 10-14 March, 2002$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020022002
GNo:G0181711

2001 (1 grants)

Finite Element Algorithms for Competitive Contaminant Transport in Soils$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020012001
GNo:G0179960

2000 (1 grants)

Fully coupled finite element algorithms for expansive unsaturated soils with automatic time stepping and error control$375,090
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Australian Queen Elizabeth II FellowshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$375,09020002004
GNo:G0178580

1997 (1 grants)

9th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Wuhan, China, 2-7 November 1997$1,478
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Professor Daichao Sheng
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,47819971997
GNo:G0179565
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions5
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL1.9

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorStress Path-Dependency of Soil Moduli
20132017PhD (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorApplication of Combined Distinct-Finite Element Method in Mining Engineering
20132015PhD (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorSubstrates for the Remediation of Spent Potliner Leachate (SPL) Molecular Sieves and Calcite
20122016PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorNumerical and Experimental Study of Particle Flow in Soils
20112015PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorUnsaturated Soil Mechanics - Experimental and Theoretical Study of Reconstituted Soils

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorApplications of Large Deformation Finite Element Method to Geotechnical Problems with Contact
2014PhD (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorParticle Finite Element Method in Geomechanics
2012PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorLarge Deformation Analysis in Geomechanics using Adaptive Finite Element Methods
2011PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorConstitutive Modelling of Hydromechanical Behaviour of Unsaturated Soils
2006PhD (Civil Eng)Principal SupervisorNumerical Algorithms for Large Deformation Problems in Geomechanics
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Professor Daichao Sheng

Work Phone(02) 4921 5746
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Email
PositionHead of Discipline
School of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaCivil Engineering
Office
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Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/daichao-sheng