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Dr Tao Zhao

Dr Tao Zhao
Lecturer in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Howell Building 210

Summary

Tao is a lecturer in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences at Brunel University London. He joined Brunel in 2018 as a lecturer in Geotechnical Engineering. Before joined Brunel, he was an Associate Professor in Geotechnical Engineering at Sichuan University, China during 2015-2018. He was a visiting scholar at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2016. He conducted postdoctoral research at University of Warwick in 2014. He received his DPhil degree in Engineering Science from University of Oxford in 2014. He also holds a BEng degree in Civil Engineering awarded in 2010 by Tongji University, China. 

Newest selected publications

Shen, W., Zhao, T., Dai, F., Crosta, GB. and Wei, H. (2020) 'Discrete Element Analyses of a Realistic-shaped Rock Block Impacting Against a Soil Buffering Layer'. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 53 (8). pp. 3807 - 3822. ISSN: 0723-2632 Open Access Link

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Zhao, T. and Liu, Y. (2020) 'A novel random discrete element analysis of rock fragmentation'. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 44 (10). pp. 1386 - 1395. ISSN: 0363-9061 Open Access Link

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Wei, H., Zhao, T., Meng, Q., Wang, X. and Zhang, B. (2020) 'Quantifying the morphology of calcareous sands by dynamic image analysis'. International Journal of Geomechanics, 20 (4). pp. 04020020 - 04020020. ISSN: 1532-3641 Open Access Link

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Shen, W., Zhao, T., Dai, F., Jiang, M. and Zhou, G. (2019) 'DEM analyses of rock block shape effect on the response of rockfall impact against a soil buffering layer'. Engineering Geology, 249. pp. 60 - 70. ISSN: 0013-7952 Open Access Link

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Zhao, T. and Crosta, GB. (2018) 'On the dynamic fragmentation and lubrication of coseismic landslides'. Journal of Geophysical Research. Solid Earth, 123 (11). pp. 9914 - 9932. ISSN: 2169-9313 Open Access Link

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