Curriculum vitae

  • Personal information

SHAO Jianfu

ORCID: 0000-0002-6632-8207; Researcher ID: N-2447-2018

  • Education

1992 Habilitation to supervise research (HDR) in Civil Engineering, University of Lille, France

1987 PhD in Civil Engineering, University of Lille, France

1984 Master in Solid Mechanics, University of Lille, France

1982 Bachelor in Hydraulic Engineering, China Agricultural University, China

  • Current and previous positions

2010- Exceptional class Professor of civil engineering, University of Lille, France

2001-2010 First class Professor of civil engineering, University of Lille, France

1994-2001 Second class Professor of civil engineering, University of Lille, France

1989-1994 Associate Professor of civil engineering, University of Lille, France

1987-1989 Research associate; Ecole Centrale Lille, France

1999 visiting professor at Northwestern University (3 months), USA

1995 visiting scientist, Schlumberger Cambridge Research (3 months), UK

1992 and 2010 visiting scientist, TOTAL Scientific and Technical Center, Pau (half time)

  • Teaching activities

Undergraduate and graduate classes; continuum mechanics, finite element method, plastic analysis of structures, mechanics of geomaterials, mechanics of porous materials,

  • Research interests

Mechanics of geomaterials and structures, THM-C coupling processes, multi-scale experiment, multi-scale modeling, continuous and discontinuous numerical methods

  • Supervision activities

58 PhD completed and 4 in progress, 25 post-doctoral researchers

Current positions of the past students: 12 professors, 13 associated professors, 10 assistant professors, 5 post-doctoral researchers, 9 researchers and engineers in public and private organizations and companies

  • Institutional responsibilities

2020- French dean of the Hohai-Lille College (joint France-China Institute of engineering)

2004-2020 Director of Master Program (Geomaterials and Structures), University of Lille, France

2010-2013 Director of the Laboratory of Mechanics of Lille, UMR8107, University of Lille, CNRS

1995-2010 Principal founder and head of the Geomechanics research team (GEOM), University of Lille

  • Editorial activities

2018- Associate editor, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences

2014- Associate editor, European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering

2013- Associate editor, Journal of Water Science and Engineering

2005- Member of editorial board, Int. J. for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics

2002- Member of editorial board, Computers and Geotechnics

2016- Member of editorial board, International Journal of Plasticity

2020- Member of editorial board, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

2020- Member of editorial board, Acta Geotechnica

  • Peer-reviewed projects

2019-2021 Laureate ERC-generator project (MULTIFRAC) funded by University of Lille

2017-2021 PI of the China State Key R&D project “Hydro-landslide” (grant 2017YFC1501100)

2012-2016 PI of the topic 4, the China State Key fundamental research project “High slopes stability” (grant 2011CB013504)

2015-2019 PI of the topic (HM claystone-concrete interface), EU project (CEBAMA)

2010-2013 PI of the joint France (ANR) - China (NSFC) project (MELANI)

2007-2012 PI of the French ANR project (MICROFISS)

2003-2004 French PI, PAI-PROCORE project, CNRS and HK Polytechnic University (Prof. KT Chau)

  • Major industrial collaborations

1995- Scientific leader of more than 25 collaboration contracts with ANDRA on experimental study and theoretical and numerical modeling of THM-C behaviors of claystone, concrete and underground structures in the framework of geological disposal of radioactive waste

1995- Scientific leader of more than 20 collaboration projects with TOTAL company on experimental investigation and theoretical and numerical modeling of reservoir rocks and cement paste with application to wellbore stability, reservoir subsidence, sand production, sequestration of acid gas, tight gas and shale gas production

  • Honors and awards

2023, Senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France (IUF)

2023, Member of Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe)

2022, Chandrakant S. Desai Medal, IACMAG (Int. Ass. for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics)

2022, Maurice A. Biot Medal, ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers)

2021, Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts

2020, Member of the European Academy of Sciences

2013, Prize of Science and Technology (2nd rank), Jiangsu Province, China

2012, Prize of Science and Technology (1st rank), The Chinese Association of Hydraulic Power

2011, Regional Excellent contribution Award, IACMAG

2006, Changjiang scholarship Chair Professor, China Ministry of Education

2003-2006 Overseas expert of the Chinese Academy of Science

  • Organization of scientific meetings

Member of scientific or panel committees of 32 international conferences

Chair and co-chair of 10 international conferences, symposia and workshops

  • Commission and committee

2020, Reviewer for Czech Science Foundation

2019, Reviewer for Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)

2015-2019, Reviewer of ERC consolidator projects

2009-2014, Member of evaluation committee, the French National Research Agency (ANR)