Li Xiao
Membership of CSRME Board (Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering)
Membership of the Engineering Geology Committee, Geological Society of China
Editor of Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering
Professor of IGGCAS (Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Chief of the research team for studying of geological engineering and geo-hazards, IGGCAS
Director of Rock Mechanics Laboratory, IGGCAS

Education Background and Research Interests:
He graduated with a Bachelor Degree in mining construction from China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) in 1982 and worked as a research fellow in the same university afterward, he was conferred his Ph. D degree in 1995. He came to institute of Geology and geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1995 and worked as post doctoral fellow from 1995 to 1998, during which he had been working as a visiting scholar in Hong Kong University for one year. His had been awarded several honors in the related fields. In addition to numerous awards received throughout his career, also he had been actively involved in many consultancy and engineering projects in China.

Research Areas

Geological Engineering and Geo-Hazards
Engineering Geomechanics
Rock Mechanics


1、 Li Xiao,Wang Sijing,C.F,Lee,Experimental Study on the Triaxial Creep Behaviour in the Post—Peak Region of Rock,Scientia Geological Sinica,Vol.7,No.2,1998;
2、 Li xiao,HuaAnzeng,Numerical Simulation of the Interaction of Supports and Rocks Surrounding a Mine Opening,《Mining Science&Technology》,China University of Mining&Technology,1999;
3、 Li Xiao, Wang Sijing, Liu Tongyou, Ma Fengshan, Engineering geology, ground surface movementand fissures induced by underground mining in Jinchuan nickel mine, International Journal of Engineering Geology, 2004;
4、 Xiao Li, Qiulin Liao, Jianming He ,In-situ tests and a stochastic structural model of rock and soil aggregate in the three gorges reservoir area, china,Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences,41(3):494,2004;
5、 X.Li. S.J.Wang. T.Y.Liu. F.S.Ma,Engineering geology,ground surface movement and fissures induced by underground mining in the Jinchuan Nickel Mine,Engineering Geology,76: 93-107,2004.