Xia-Ting Feng

Xia-Ting Feng

Intelligent monitoring and warning of rockbursts

Xia-Ting Feng, BSc, PhD, and graduated and received PhD degree at Northeastern University of Technology (namely Northeastern University since 1992), China in 1992 and then took the position of lecturer, associate professor and professor at the same university. He joined Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 1998 as a Professor of Hundred Talent Program of the CAS and as Deputy Director in Charge and Director from 2001-2005. He has worked as Director of State Key Laboratory of Geomechanics and Geotechnical Engineering from 2007-2018. Now, he works at Northeastern University, China as a Vice President since September 2017. 

Prof. Feng is the President of Federation of International Geo-engineering Societies - FedIGS, President of ISRM Commission on Design Methodology, member of ISRM Commission on Testing Methods, and President of Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering (CSRME). He was the President of International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) 2011-2015.

He is also Editor-in-Chief of Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, Associate Editor-in-Chief of Chinese Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, and Associate Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. He is members of Editorial Board of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences (2003-present), Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (2010-present), Geomechanics and Tunnelling and (2008-present).

His research interests cover rock mechanics for deep rock engineering, ‘intelligent’ rock mechanics and engineering, and rockburst. He published more than 180 technical papers and the English book “Rock Engineering Design” and “Rock Engineering Risk” with Professor John Hudson. He has edited five volumes of the book “Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering” (CRC Press) and the book Rockburst (Elsevier).