General
Gang Luo
Professor of Geophysics
Email: gangluo@ucas.ac.cn 
Address: 
19A Yuquan Road, Shijingshan District
Beijing, 100049
P. R. China
部门/实验室:地球与行星科学学院

Research Interests and Research Areas

    My research focuses on theoretical and applied computational geodynamics. Details are followed as below.

     - Crustal/lithospheric stress and strain evolutions during earthquake cycles 

     - Rheology and crustal/lithospheric geodynamic processes 

     - Numerical modeling on fault interactions, and earthquake triggering 

     - Earthquakes and subduction processes 

     - Numerical modeling on geological evolution of salt structures 

     - Stresses, pore pressures and fluid flow around salt structures            

     - Geomechanics, rock and soil mechanics, and wellbore stability near salt bodies 

     - Numerical modeling on metallogenic geodynamics

Education

- PhD, Computational Geodynamics, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
- MS, Geophysics, Peking University, P.R.China
- BS, Geodynamics, Peking University, P.R.China

Experience

- Professor, School of Earth Sciences, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R.China, 2014.6-Present 
- Professor, Key Laboratory of Computational Geodynamics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R.China, 2014.6-Present 
- Research Associate, Applied Geodynamics Lab & GeoFluids Lab, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2011.9-2014.5 
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Applied Geodynamics Lab & GeoFluids Lab, Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2009.8–2011.8

Honors & Distinctions

   

Publications

- Luo G., Flemings P. B., Hudec, M. R., and Nikolinakou, M.A., 2015, The role of pore fluid overpressure in the substrates of advancing salt sheets, ice glaciers, and critical-state wedges, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, v. 120, p. 87–105, doi:10.1002/2014JB011326.

- Liu, M, Luo, G. and Wang, H., 2014, The 2013 Lushan Earthquake in China Tests Hazard Assessments, Seismological Research Letters, v. 85, no. 1, p. 40-43, doi: 10.1785/0220130117. 

- Liu, M., Luo, G., Wang, H., and Stein, S, 2014, Long aftershock sequences in North China and Central US: Implications for hazard assessment in mid-continents, Earthquake Science, v. 27, p. 27-35, doi: 10.1007/s11589-014-0066-z. 

- Nikolinakou, M.A., Merrell, M.P., Luo, G., Flemings P. B. and Hudec, M. R., 2013, Geomechanical modeling of the Mad Dog salt, Gulf of Mexico, American Rock Mechanics Association, ARMA 13-234, p.1-7. 

- Luo, G. and Liu, M., 2012, Multi–timescale mechanical coupling between the San Jacinto fault and the San Andreas fault, southern California, Lithosphere, v. 4, p. 221-229, doi:10.1130/L180.1. 

- Luo, G., Nikolinakou, M., Flemings, P., and Hudec, M., 2012, Geomechanical modeling of stresses adjacent to salt bodies: 1. Uncoupled models, AAPG Bulletin, p. 43-64, doi:10.1306/04111110144. 

- Nikolinakou, M., Luo, G., Hudec, M., and Flemings, P., 2012, Geomechanical modeling of stresses adjacent to salt bodies: 2. Poro-elasto-plasticity and coupled overpressures, AAPG Bulletin, V.96, p. 65-85, doi:10.1306/04111110143. 

- Luo, G., Nikolinakou, M., Flemings, P., and Hudec, M., 2012, Near-salt stress and wellbore stability: A finite-element study and its application, American Rock Mechanics Association, ARMA 12-309, p.1-9. 

- Nikolinakou, M., Luo, G., Hudec, M., and Flemings, P., 2011, Geomechanical modeling of stresses and pore pressures in mudstones adjacent to salt bodies, American Rock Mechanics Association, 2011, ARMA 11-271. 

- Liu, M., Yang, Y., Li, Q., Luo, G., Zhang, H., 2011, Parallel finite element modeling of multi-timescale faulting and lithospheric deformation in the western US, in Geoinformatics: Cyberinfrastructure for the Solid Earth Sciences, Keller, R. and Baru, C. (ed.), Cambridge University Press. 

- Luo G. and Liu, M., 2010, Stress evolution and fault interactions before and after the 2008 great Wenchuan earthquake, Tectonophysics, VOL. 491, p. 127-140, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2009.12.019. 

- Luo G. and Liu, M., 2009, How does trench coupling lead to mountain building in the subandes? A viscoelastoplastic finite element model: Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, v. 114, B03409, doi:10.1029/2008JB005861. 

- Luo G. and Liu, M., 2009, Why short-term crustal shortening leads to mountain building in the Andes, but not in the Cascadia?: Geophysical Research Letter, v. 36, L08301, doi:10.1029/2009GL037347. 

- Ge, S., Liu, M., Lu, N., Godt, J., and Luo, G., 2009, Did the Zipingpu Reservoir trigger the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake?, Geophysical Research Letter, VOL. 36, L20315, doi:10.1029/2009GL040349. 

- Cai, Y., Luo, G., Liu, J., Li, Q., Zhang, B. and Chen., H.. A numerical method for modeling dynamic process of discontinuous rock foundation-arch dam system, Rock and Soil Mechanics (in Chinese), Vol.25 Supp.2 (2004): 361-365. 

Students

现指导学生

孙云强  硕士研究生  0708Z1-地球动力学  

尹力  博士研究生  070801-固体地球物理学