Ping Zhang
Ping Zhang

Ping Zhang

Associate Professor
Luleå University of Technology
Mining and Geotechnical Engineering
Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
ping.zhang@ltu.se
+46 (0)920 493016
F609 Luleå

Research interests

Dynamic fracturing and dynamic properties of jointed rock mass

Seismic wave transmission across rock discontinuities

Progressive damage and failure process of rock-like brittle material

Numerical simulation on rock tunnel stability and support performance

Education

09/2000-10/2004

Ph.D. Student in Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

Xi′anUniversity of Technology, P.R. of China

09/1997-07/2000

M.Sc. Student in Geotechnical Engineering

Xi′anUniversity of Technology, P.R. of China

09/1993-07/1997

B.Sc. Student in Hydraulic and Hydroelectric Engineering

Xi′anUniversity of Technology, P.R. of China

Work Experience

11/2010-

Senior lecturer in rock mechanics, Division of Mining and Geotechnical Engineering, Luleå University of Technology

05/2010-11/2010     

Researcher in rock mechanics, Division of Mining and Geotechnical Engineering, Luleå University of Technology

05/2008-04/2010        

Postdoctoral fellow in rock mechanics, Division of Mining and Geotechnical Engineering, Luleå University of Technology

04/2007-04/2008        

Visiting scholar in rock mechanics, Division of Mining and Geotechnical Engineering, Luleå University of Technology

10/2006-04/2010 

Associate professor in rock mechanics, College of Civil Engineering, Hunan University, P.R. of China

10/2004-10/2006 

Lecturer in rock mechanics, College of Civil Engineering, Hunan University, P.R. of China

11/2002-01/2004 

Guest researcher in rock mechanics, State Key Laboratory of Frozen Soil Engineering, Cold and Arid Regions Environmental & Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. of China

Supervision

5 Master students (Main supervisor)

3 Ph.d students (Assistant supervisor)

Commitments

Reviewer for Journal of Hunan University (Natural Sciences), P.R. of China

Reviewer for Journal of Shandong University (Engineering Science), P.R. of China

Reviewer for Journal of Central South University (Science and Technology), P.R. of China

Publications (not yet in Pu:re)

See my CV.

Research interests

Dynamic fracture and dynamic properties of jointed rock mass;

Seismic wave transmission across rock discontinuities;

Progressive damage and failure process of rock-like brittle material;

Numerical simulation on rock tunnel stability and support performance.

Ongoing projects

Impact of fire on the stability in hard rock tunnels in Sweden;

Rock support in burst-prone ground.

 

Publications

Article in journal

Velocity Amplification of Seismic Waves Through Parallel Fractures Near a Free Surface in Fractured Rock (2018)

A Theoretical Study
Zhang. P, Nordlund. E, Swan. G, Yi. C
Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, ISSN: 0723-2632
Article in journal

Optimization of tunnel support parameters with consideration of seismic wave radiation pattern in the fault-slip burst (2017)

Chen. G, Li. X, Zhang. P, Nordlund. E, Dong. L
Journal of Mining and Safety Engineering, ISSN: 1673-3363, Vol. 34, nr. 4, s. 715-722
Article in journal

Effect of imperfect interface on the dynamic response of a circular lined tunnel impacted by plane P-waves (2016)

Yi. C, Lu. W, Zhang. P, Johansson. D, Nyberg. U
Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, ISSN: 0886-7798, Vol. 51, s. 68-74
Conference paper

Establishment of experimental sites in three Swedish mines to monitor the in-situ performance of ground support systems associated with mining-induced seismicity (2016)

Zhang. P, Dineva. S, Nordlund. E, Hansen-Haug. J, Woldemedhin. B, Töyrä. J, et al.
Part of: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Ground Support in Mining and Underground Construction, 2016
Conference paper

In-situ dynamic testing of rock support at LKAB Kiirunavaara mine (2016)

Shirzadegan. S, Nordlund. E, Zhang. P
Part of: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Ground Support in Mining and Underground Construction, 2016