Lei Wang

Lei Wang

Asst Professor

Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management
2850 Campus Way Drive
797 Rhodes Hall
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0071
Phone (513) 556-7649
Email wang4li@ucmail.uc.edu

Education

Doctor of Philosophy: Clemson University Clemson, SC, 2013 (Civil Engineering)

Master of Science: Tongji University Shanghai, China, 2010 (Geotechnical Engineering)

Bachelor of Science: China University of Geosciences Beijing, China, 2008 (Civil Engineering)

Research and Practice Interests

Geotechnical computational modeling, uncertainty quantification and reliability, risk and resilience assessment, underground excavation and tunneling, earthen slopes and levees, soil/rock-structure interaction, in-situ characterization of extraterrestrial regolith, physical model tests and centrifuge modeling, sensing and machine learning in geotechnical engineering

Research Website:

https://wleitju.wixsite.com/mysite

Research Support

Grant: #OSGC 062296 (NASA) Investigators:Wang, Lei 01-06-2023 -01-05-2024 NASA Headquarters Discrete Element Modeling for Energy-Efficient Drilling into the Lunar Regolith Role:PI 5000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Wang L.; Ravichandran N.; Juang C.H. (06-01-2012. ) Bayesian updating of KJHH model for prediction of maximum ground settlement in braced excavations us.Computers and Geotechnics, , 44 ,1-8 More Information

Juang C.H.; Wang L. (03-01-2013. ) Reliability-based robust geotechnical design of spread foundations using multi-objective genetic alg.Computers and Geotechnics, , 48 ,96-106 More Information

Wang L.; Hwang J.H.; Juang C.H.; Atamturktur S. (02-28-2013. ) Reliability-based design of rock slopes - A new perspective on design robustness.Engineering Geology, , 154 ,56-63 More Information

Wang L.; Hwang J.H.; Luo Z.; Juang C.H.; Xiao J. (06-01-2013. ) Probabilistic back analysis of slope failure - A case study in Taiwan.Computers and Geotechnics, , 51 ,12-23 More Information

Juang C.H.; Wang L.; Atamturktur S.; Luo Z. (01-01-2012. ) Reliability-based robust and optimal design of shallow foundations in cohesionless soil in the face .Journal of GeoEngineering, , 7 (3 ) ,75-87 More Information

Juang C.H.; Ching J.; Wang L.; Khoshnevisan S.; Ku C.S. (09-01-2013. ) Simplified procedure for estimation of liquefaction-induced settlement and site-specific probabilist.Canadian Geotechnical Journal, , 50 (10 ) ,1055-1066 More Information

Wang L.; Luo Z.; Juang C.H. (11-15-2013. ) Updating uncertain soil parameters by maximum likelihood method for predicting maximum ground and wa.Geotechnical Special Publication, , (229 ) ,530-541 More Information

Juang C.H.; Wang L.; Liu Z.; Ravichandran N.; Huang H.; Zhang J. (11-25-2013. ) Robust geotechnical design of drilled shafts in sand: New design perspective.Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, , 139 (12 ) ,2007-2019 More Information

Gong W.; Luo Z.; Juang C.H.; Huang H.; Zhang J.; Wang L. (03-01-2014. ) Optimization of site exploration program for improved prediction of tunneling-induced ground settlem.Computers and Geotechnics, , 56 ,69-79 More Information

Gong W.; Wang L.; Juang C.H.; Zhang J.; Huang H. (03-01-2014. ) Robust geotechnical design of shield-driven tunnels.Computers and Geotechnics, , 56 ,191-201 More Information

Hsein Juang C.; Wang L.; Khoshnevisan S.; Atamturktur S. (01-01-2013. ) TGS geotechnical lecture: Robust geotechnical design-Methodology and applications.Journal of GeoEngineering, , 8 (3 ) ,71-81 More Information

Wang L.; Luo Z.; Xiao J.; Juang C.H. (04-01-2014. ) Probabilistic Inverse Analysis of Excavation-Induced Wall and Ground Responses for Assessing Damage .Geotechnical and Geological Engineering, , 32 (2 ) ,273-285 More Information

Juang C.H.; Wang L.; Atamturktur S. (03-10-2014. ) Robust design of geotechnical systems - A new design perspective .Geotechnical Safety and Risk IV - Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk, ISGSR 2013, , 69-78

Wang L.; Juang C.H.; Atamturktur S.; Gong W.; Khoshnevisan S.; Hsieh H.S. (01-01-2014. ) Optimization of design of supported excavations in multi-layer strata.Journal of GeoEngineering, , 9 (1 ) ,1-10 More Information

Juang C.H.; Wang L.; Hsieh H.S.; Atamturktur S. (01-01-2014. ) Robust geotechnical design of braced excavations in clays.Structural Safety, , 49 ,37-44 More Information

Xiao J.; Juang C.H.; Xu C.; Li X.; Wang L. (08-21-2014. ) Strength and deformation characteristics of compacted silt from the lower reaches of the Yellow Rive.Engineering Geology, , 178 ,49-57 More Information

Wang L.; Luo Z.; Gong W.; Khoshnevisan S.; Juang C.H. (01-01-2014. ) Moment methods for assessing the probability of serviceability failure in braced excavations.Geotechnical Special Publication, , (234 GSP ) ,3293-3302 More Information

Gong W.; Luo Z.; Wang L.; Huang H.; Juang C.H. (01-01-2014. ) Optimization of site exploration effort to improve the accuracy of tunneling-induced ground settleme.Geotechnical Special Publication, , (234 GSP ) ,505-514 More Information

Wang L.; Luo Z.; Khoshnevisan S.; Juang C.H. (01-01-2014. ) Robust design of braced excavations using multiobjective optimization-focusing on prevention of dama.Geotechnical Special Publication, , (234 GSP ) ,3178-3187 More Information

Luo Z.; Wang L.; Khoshnevisan S.; Juang C.H. (01-01-2014. ) Effect of spatial variability on the reliability-based design of drilled shafts.Geotechnical Special Publication, , (234 GSP ) ,3274-3282 More Information

Xu C.; Wang L.; Tien Y.M.; Chen J.M.; Juang C.H. (10-01-2014. ) Robust design of rock slopes with multiple failure modes: modeling uncertainty of estimated paramete.Environmental Earth Sciences, , 72 (8 ) ,2957-2969 More Information

Khoshnevisan S.; Gong W.; Wang L.; Juang C.H. (10-02-2014. ) Robust design in geotechnical engineering – an update.Georisk, , 8 (4 ) ,217-234 More Information

Gong W.; Wang L.; Khoshnevisan S.; Juang C.H.; Huang H.; Zhang J. (01-01-2015. ) Robust geotechnical design of earth slopes using fuzzy sets.Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, , 141 (1 ) , More Information

Khoshnevisan S.; Juang H.; Zhou Y.G.; Ku C.S.; Wang L.; Ding H.J. (01-01-2015. ) Assessing liquefaction-induced lateral spreads using CPT cases from the Christchurch, New Zealand, E.Geotechnical Special Publication, , GSP 256 ,1189-1196 More Information

Wang L.; Gong W.; Luo Z.; Khoshnevisan S.; Juang C.H. (01-01-2015. ) Reliability-based robust geotechnical design of rock bolts for slope stabilization.Geotechnical Special Publication, , GSP 256 ,1926-1935 More Information

Khoshnevisan S.; Wang L.; Gong W.; Hsein Juang C. (01-01-2015. ) Robust design optimization applied to braced excavations.Geotechnical Special Publication, , GSP 256 ,1380-1388 More Information

Huang H.; Gong W.; Khoshnevisan S.; Juang C.H.; Zhang D.; Wang L. (03-01-2015. ) Simplified procedure for finite element analysis of the longitudinal performance of shield tunnels c.Computers and Geotechnics, , 64 ,132-145 More Information

Khoshnevisan S.; Wang L.; Juang C. (04-02-2016. ) Simplified procedure for reliability-based robust geotechnical design of drilled shafts in clay usin.Georisk, , 10 (2 ) ,121-134 More Information

Wang L.; Khoshnevisan S.; Luo Z.; Juang C.H. (01-01-2016. ) Extended Kalman Filter for the Inverse Analysis of a Supported Excavation Based on Field Monitoring .Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress 2016 - Proceedings of the Joint Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Congress 2016, , 1380-1391 More Information

Xiao J.; Luo Z.; Martin J.R.; Gong W.; Wang L. (07-15-2016. ) Probabilistic geotechnical analysis of energy piles in granular soils.Engineering Geology, , 209 ,119-127 More Information

Gong W.; Huang H.; Juang C.; Wang L. (02-17-2017. ) Simplified-robust geotechnical design of soldier pile–anchor tieback shoring system for deep excavat.Marine Georesources and Geotechnology, , 35 (2 ) ,157-169 More Information

Luo Z.; Martin J.; Wang L.; Gong W.; Hsein Juang C. (01-01-2016. ) Bayesian Updating of a Spatially Varied Soil Property for Enhancing Reliability in Drilled Shaft Des.Geotechnical Special Publication, , 2016-January (272 GSP ) ,631-640 More Information

Khoshnevisan S.; Wang L.; Juang C. (01-02-2017. ) Response surface-based robust geotechnical design of supported excavation–spreadsheet-based solution.Georisk, , 11 (1 ) ,90-102 More Information

Khoshnevisan S.; Wang L.; Juang C.H. (01-01-2017. ) Practical robust geotechnical design of supported excavations - A case history of excavation in Taiw.Geotechnical Special Publication, , 0 (GSP 278 ) ,181-193 More Information

Wang L.; Smith N.; Khoshnevisan S.; Luo Z.; Juang H. (01-01-2017. ) Reliability-based geotechnical design of geothermal foundations.Geotechnical Special Publication, , 0 (GSP 280 ) ,124-132 More Information

Wang L.; Powers M.; Gong W. (01-01-2017. ) Reliability Analysis of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Walls.Geotechnical Special Publication, , 0 (GSP 285 ) ,91-100 More Information

Gong W.; Juang C.H.; Martin J.R.; Wang L. (01-01-2017. ) Site Characterization in Geotechnical Engineering-Does a Random Field Model Always Outperform a Rand.Geotechnical Special Publication, , 0 (GSP 284 ) ,477-486 More Information

Shi L.; Zhang B.; Wang L.; Wang H.x.; Zhang H.j. (05-18-2018. ) Functional efficiency assessment of the water curtain system in an underground water-sealed oil stor.Engineering Geology, , 239 ,79-95 More Information

Wang L.; Powers M.; Studiner M.; Fallatah M.; Gong W. (01-01-2018. ) Geotechnical Stability Analysis of Earthen Levees in the Face of Uncertainty.Geotechnical Special Publication, , 2018-March (GSP 297 ) ,247-256 More Information

Zhang B.; Wang H.; Wang L.; Xu N. (12-01-2019. ) Stability analysis of a group of underground anhydrite caverns used for crude oil storage considerin.Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, , 78 (8 ) ,6249-6265 More Information

Khoshnevisan S.; Wang L.; Wang W.; Juang H. (01-01-2019. ) Influence of Gaps in Capping Clay Layer on Liquefaction.Geotechnical Special Publication, , 2019-March (GSP 308 ) ,473-478 More Information

Le T.; Wang L.; Haghani S. (01-01-2019. ) Design and implementation of a DASH7-based wireless sensor network for green infrastructure.World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2019: Emerging and Innovative Technologies and International Perspectives - Selected Papers from the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2019, , 118-129 More Information

Wang L.; Behera P.K.; Haghani S.; Xu J. (06-15-2019. ) Work in progress: Design of “risk and resilience” focused courses for undergraduate engineering educ .ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, ,

Zhang B.; Wang H.; Wang L.; Mei G.; Shi L.; Xu N.; Li J. (03-20-2020. ) Large-scale field test on abandoned deep anhydrite mine-out for reuse as crude oil storage – A case .Engineering Geology, , 267 , More Information

Gong W.; Tang H.; Juang C.H.; Wang L. (11-01-2020. ) Optimization design of stabilizing piles in slopes considering spatial variability.Acta Geotechnica, , 15 (11 ) ,3243-3259 More Information

Ravichandran N.; Wang L.; Rahbari P.; Juang C.H. (02-01-2021. ) Robust design optimization of retaining wall backfilled with shredded tire in the face of earthquake.Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, , 80 (2 ) ,1351-1363 More Information

Gemeda T.; Estrada S.; Demisse W.; Wang L.; Xu J. (01-01-2020. ) Design and development of an additively manufactured geothermal heat exchanger for improved efficien.ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE), , 2B-2020 , More Information

Ma X.; Liu C.; Wang L.; Yuan J. (05-01-2021. ) Analysis of earth pressure distribution on deep circular shafts in composite geological strata using.Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, , 80 (5 ) ,4089-4096 More Information

Peng D.; Khoshnevisan S.; Wang L. (01-01-2021. ) Robust design of road-sign structure footing in face of uncertainties.Geotechnical Special Publication, , 2021-May (GSP 326 ) ,266-273 More Information

Wang L.; Tait S.; Khoshnevisan S.; Barati F.; Hsein Juang C. (01-01-2021. ) Probabilistic stability assessment of earthen levees subjected to earthquake loads.Geotechnical Special Publication, , 2021-May (GSP 325 ) ,189-196 More Information

Li Z.; Gong W.; Li T.; Juang C.H.; Chen J.; Wang L. (09-01-2021. ) Probabilistic back analysis for improved reliability of geotechnical predictions considering paramet.Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, , 115 , More Information

Ravichandran N.; Wang L.; Rahbari P. (01-01-2022. ) Robust Optimization for Stability of I-Walls and Levee System Resting on Sandy Foundation.KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, , 26 (1 ) ,57-68 More Information

Kabirnajafi M.; Gemeda T.; Demisse W.; Estrada S.; Wang L.; Xu J. (03-10-2022. ) Design and development of a novel additively manufactured geothermal heat exchanger.International Journal of Energy Research, , 46 (3 ) ,3335-3348 More Information

Ma X.; Cao M.; Wang L.; Cong Y. (11-01-2022. ) Study on earth pressure of deep-buried tunnel in layered ground with centrifuge modelling.International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics, , 22 (6 ) ,279-291 More Information

Li B.; Tang H.; Gong W.; Cheng Z.; Li T.; Wang L. (04-01-2022. ) Numerical study of the runout behavior of the Kamenziwan landslide in the Three Gorges Reservoir reg.Landslides, , 19 (4 ) ,963-976 More Information

Gong W.; Tian S.; Wang L.; Li Z.; Tang H.; Li T.; Zhang L. (09-01-2022. ) Interval prediction of landslide displacement with dual-output least squares support vector machine .Acta Geotechnica, , 17 (9 ) ,4013-4031 More Information

Wang L.; Tait S.; Barati F. (01-01-2022. ) Pareto-optimal performance-based robust design of braced excavations in soft clay with response surf.Marine Georesources and Geotechnology, , More Information

Zhang L.; Gong W.p.; Li X.x.; Tan X.h.; Zhao C.; Wang L. (03-01-2022. ) A comparison study between 2D and 3D slope stability analyses considering spatial soil variability.Journal of Zhejiang University: Science A, , 23 (3 ) ,208-224 More Information

Gong W.; Quan C.; Li X.; Wang L.; Zhao C. (08-01-2022. ) Statistical analysis on the relationship between shear strength and water saturation of cohesive soi.Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, , 81 (8 ) , More Information

Zhang H.; Zhang B.; Li Y.; Wang L.; Li Y.; Shi L.; Wang H. (12-01-2022. ) Probabilistic analysis of water-sealed performance in underground oil storage considering spatial va.Scientific Reports, , 12 (1 ) , More Information

Li Z.; Gong W.; Zhang L.; Wang L. (11-01-2022. ) Multi-objective probabilistic back analysis for selecting the optimal updating strategy based on mul.Computers and Geotechnics, , 151 , More Information

Li Y.; Zhang B.; Wang L.; Wu Y.; Wang H.; Peng Z. (09-01-2022. ) Identification of dominant seepage channels in fractured rock masses of underground water–sealed oil.Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, , 81 (9 ) , More Information

Wang L.; Luo Z.; Juang C.H. (01-01-2013. ) Updating Uncertain Soil Parameters by Maximum Likelihood Method for Predicting Maximum Ground and Wa.Geotechnical Special Publication, , 2013-March (GSP 229 ) ,530-541 More Information

Zhang L.; Wang L. (03-01-2023. ) Optimization of site investigation program for reliability assessment of undrained slope using Spear.Computers and Geotechnics, , 155 , More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management
2850 Campus Way Drive
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221-0071
Phone: (513) 556-7649
wang4li@ucmail.uc.edu