F. Albert Liu, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept

Contact

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept
Email
fangzhou.liu@ualberta.ca

Address
6-209 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211-116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Geotechnical Centre


About

  • PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019
  • MSc, Computational Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2019
  • MSc, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016
  • MEng, Civil Engineering, University of Bristol, 2011

Research

A core focus in Liu’s research has been studying and analyzing natural and human-induced disasters. His research is centred on developing more resilient, intelligent, and sustainable civil engineering solutions by analyzing and mitigating landslides and evaluating and improving the design and performance of resilient infrastructures for post-disaster mitigation and community reconstruction.

Announcements

Dr. Liu is accepting applications of prospective graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and visiting scholars with the background of, including but not limited to, advanced experimental geomechanics, wave characterization, constitutive and numerical modelling, remote sensing, Bayesian inferences, and artificial intelligence. Highly motivated undergraduate students and M.Eng. students looking for research experience are also encouraged to apply.

If you want to find out more about his background, research and publications or if you are interested in joining his research group, please visit his research website.

Courses

CIV E 381 - Soil Mechanics

Compaction; site investigation; theories of water seepage; effective stress principles; settlement; strength and mechanical properties; introduction to retaining structures, foundation, and slope stability. Prerequisite: EAS 210.


CIV E 664 - Introduction to Solid Mechanics

Formulation of basic equations of elasticity in solid mechanics. Cartesian tensor notation. Variational principles.


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