Bin Shi


Professor, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China
Head, Department of Geological Engineering and Information Technology
Director, Advanced Computational Engineering Institute for Earth Environment

Dr. Shi is a Professor of Engineering Geology at Nanjing University and the President of Nanjing University High-Tech Institute at Suzhou and Director of Geo-engineering and Geo-informatics Department, Nanjing University. He holds BSc (1983), MSc (1986) and PhD (1995) degrees from Nanjing University. He is a board member of the International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII), a member of International Association of Engineering Geology, the Vice-Director of Engineering Geology Commission, China Geology Society. He has been a visiting scholar at Lenegrade University,Russia, Geological Survey Institute of Japan, University of Massachusetts, Ibaraki University, and University of North Carolina. In 2003, he received the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars of China. He is currently the editorial board member of Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Rock and Soil Mechanics, Journal of Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology, and Journal of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Engineering, and a reviewer of international journals such as Engineering Geology. He has authored over 400 publications on engineering geology, environmental geotechnology, micromechanics of geo-materials and fiber optic monitoring. Since 2010, Dr. Shi have conducted over 30 research projects on geo-engineering monitoring and evaluation using fiber optic sensing technology.

Ph.D. (1995), Environmental Geotechnical Engineering, Nanjing University
M.S. (1986), Engineering Geology, Nanjing University
B.S. (1983), Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology  Nanjing University

3/99-present Professor, Nanjing University, China
12/01-2/02 JSPS fellow, Ibaraki University, Japan
10/97-12/97 Visiting Scholar, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, U.S.A.
9/96 – 9/97 AIST Fellow, Geological Survey of Japan, Tsukuba, Japan
7/92 – 9/92 Visiting Scientist, Lenegrade University, Russia
7/91 – 9/91 Visiting Scientist, Lenegrade University, Russia
9/86 -2/99 Lecturer and Assoc. Professor, Nanjing University, China

Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing
Environmental Geotechnology
Application of Geographic Information System (GIS) in Environmental Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Hazards, Geological Engineering,Transportation, Oil Field and Water Resource
Analysis of Microstructure of Geomaterials and Micromechanics
Numerical Simulation of Soils and Rocks
Software Developing in Environmental Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Engineering & Earth Sciences
Geotechnical Testing, Foundation Engineering, and Ground Improvements
Expansive Soils, Soft Soils, Contaminated Soils, and Laterite

Undergraduate Courses: Soil Mechanics; Geotechnical Testing; Engineering Geology; Principle and Methods of GIS, Foundation Engineering and Ground Improvement; Geotechnical Engineering Principle, etc.
Graduate Courses: Soil Micromechanics; Quantification of Microstructure of Geomaterials, Numerical Simulation of Soils and Rocks

GIS and System Integration
Computing, Numerical Modeling, Finite Element
Field and Laboratory Geotechnical Testing
CT, X-Ray Diffraction, SEM, TEM, Image Processing

Chinese, English and Japanese