JiangFeng LIU

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    微信:jeafliu 微信公众号:CUMT-THMC
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    中国土木工程/岩石力学学会环境土工委员会、青年专委会委员;Journal of Geological Research 期刊编委
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  • Supervisor of Master's Candidates
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    State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics & Deep Underground Engineering

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Biographical Summary

Pro. Liu is currently a professor at State Key Laboratory for GeoMechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology. He received his PhD in Civil Engineering from Ecole Central de Lille (Central School of Lille) and French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)-Laboratory of Mechanic of Lille (LML), France, in 2013. His current research focuses on coupled fluid and gas transport in geomaterials, and its application in deep underground radioactive waste storage and deep energy mining. He has published more than 50 papers in refereed scientific journals, and he currently presides over 20 national and provincial scientific research projects.

Academic experience 

2022.01 - current   Professor

UniversityState Key Laboratory for GeoMechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology

2019.10 - 2019.11  Visiting scholar

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Unite State

Cooperation tutor: Prof. Shen-En CHEN

2016.01 - current  Associated Professor

UniversityState Key Laboratory for GeoMechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology

2015.06 - 2015.12   Lecture

State Key Laboratory for GeoMechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology

2013.06 - 2015.06    Postdoctoral Fellow

UniversityFrench National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)-Laboratory of   Mechanic of Lille (LML)

Research subject: Research on the sealing ability of the bentonite, after the dismantling of an underground structure at the Mont Terri rock laboratory (Switzerland)

2010.09 - 2013.06    PhD degree

UniversityDepartment of civil engineering, École Centrale de Lille (a renowned Graduate Engineering school) - Laboratory of Mechanics of Lille (LML) -France

Ph.D thesis:  Sealing efficiency of an argillite-bentonite plug subjected to gas pressure, in the context of deep underground radioactive waste storage

Supervisor:   Prof. Frédéric. Skoczylas 

2007.09 - 2010.07   Master degree   

University:  College of civil engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University  

Master’s thesis: Research on the Ground Movement Law Due to Metro Station Driven with Enlarging Shield Tunnels

Supervisor:  Prof. Qi Taiyue  

2003.09 - 2007.07   Bachelor degree

University:  College of civil engineering, Guangxi University  

Selected publications 


1. Liu JF*, Ni HYPu HHuang BXYao QLMao XB.Test theorymethod and device of gas permeability of porous media and the application. Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, 2021, 40(1): 137-146.

2. Ni HY, Liu JF*, Pu H, Chen X, Song Y, Mao XB, Skoczylas F.Microscopic pore structure and improved permeability characterization of COx argillite based on SEM images. International Journal of Geomechanics, 2021, 10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-56 22.0002069.

3. Ni HY, Liu JF*, Huang BX, Hai Pu, Qing-Bin MENG, et al. Quantitative analysis of pore structure and permeability characteristics of sandstone using SEM and CT images. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 2021,103861.

4. Jiang-Feng Liu, Xu-Lou Cao, Hong-Yang Ni, Kai Zhang, Zhi-Xiao Ma, Li-Ke Ma, Hai Pu.Numerical Modeling of Water and Gas Transport in Compacted GMZ Bentonite under Constant Volume Condition, Geofluids, 2021,  https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/429 0426


5. Liu JF*, Cao XL., Xu J, Yao QL, Ni HY. A new method for threshold determination of gray image.  Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources, 2020, 6(4):72.

6. Liu JF* , Guo JN, Ni HY, Zhang Q, Skoczylas F. Swelling and gas transport characteristics of saturated compacted bentonite/sand samples considering the scale effect. Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, 2020.

7. Liu JF*, Ni HY, Cao XL*, Ma LK, Guo JN, Wang YG, Chen X. Laboratory investigation on gas permeability of compacted GMZ bentonite under a coupled hydraulic-mechanical effect, Engineering Geology, 2020, 105761.

8. Liu JF*, Song SB, Cao XL, Meng QB, Pu H, Wang YG, LIU JF*. Determination of full-scale pore size distribution of Gaomiaozi bentonite and its permeability prediction, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 2020, 12(2):403-413.

9. Ni HY, Liu JF*, Guo JN, Yang DS Chen YG. Numerical modelling on water retention and permeability of compacted GMZ bentonite under free-swelling conditions. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 2020, 44:1619-1633.

10. Song SB, LIU JF*, Ni HY, Cao XL, Pu H, Huang BX. A new automatic thresholding algorithm for unimodal gray-level distribution images by using the gray gradient information, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 2020, 190: 1-7.

11. Meng QB, Qian W, LIU JF* , Zhang MW, Lu MM, Wu Yu. Analysis of triaxial compression deformation and strength characteristics of limestone after high temperature, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 2020, doi 10.1007/s12517-020-5151-0.  

12. Meng QB, Liu JF*, Ren, L*, Pu H, Chen YL. Experimental Study on Rock Strength and Deformation Characteristics Under Triaxial Cyclic Loading and Unloading Conditions. Rock Mech Rock Eng, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-020-02289-8

13. Guo JN, Liu JF*, Li Q, Chen ZQ. Study on the permeability evolution and its formation mechanism of xiaojihan aquifer coal seam under plastic flow, Geofluids, 2020, 2147503.

14. Guo JN, Liu JF, Li Q , Chen ZQ. Experimental study on the failure law of water-bearing coal and the evolution of permeability under plastic flow. Environmental Earth Sciences, 2020, 79(14).

15. Wang G, Han DY, Qin XJ, Liu JF. A comprehensive method for studying pore structure and seepage characteristics of coal mass based on 3D CT reconstruction and NMR. Fuel, 2020, 11875.

16. Zhang G, Wang Z., Liu JF, et al. Stability of the bedded key roof above abandoned horizontal salt cavern used for underground gas storage. Bull Eng Geol Environ (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10064-020-01830-x

17. Chen, Yanlong, Wu Haoshuai, Pu Hai, Zhang  Kai, Wu Yu, Liu Jiangfeng. Investigations of damage characteristics in rock material subjected to the joint effect of cyclic loading and impact.Energies 2020, 13(9), 2154.


18. Meng QB, Wang KC, LIU JF* , Zhang MW, Lu MM, Wu Yu. Physical and Micro-Structural Characteristics of Limestone after High Temperature Exposure, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 2019, 79(3), 1259-1274.

19. Li P, Wu Y*, Liu JF*, Pu H, Tao J, Hao Y, Teng Y, Hao G. Effects of injection parameters on heat extraction performance of supercritical CO2 in enhanced geothermal systems, Energy Science & Engineering. 2019, 7(13), 3076-3094, DOI:10.1002/ese3.481

20. Song SB , Liu JF*, Yang DS , Ni HY, Huang BX, Zhang K, Mao XB. Pore Structure Characterization and Permeability Prediction of Coal Samples Based on SEM images, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 2019,67:160-171.

21. Guo JN, LIU JF*, Li Q, et al. Variation law of coal permeability under cyclic loading and unloading, Thermal Science, 2019, 23(3b):1-8, 10.2298/TSCI180907215G.

22. Lin YJ, LIU JF*, Lv RH, Sun CY, Fan ZD. Analysis and discussion on subway construction accidents from geological perspective, Journal of Geological Research, 2019, 2(1):41-44.

23. Song SB, Liu JF*, Cao X L, Chen YG, Ni HY, Zhang JR, Ma Y. Gas breakthrough of compacted bentonite/sand-argillite interfaces. Environmental Science and Engineering, 2019, 2:454-460, DOI:10.1007/978-981-13-2224-2_56.

24. Cao XL, Liu JF*, Bao WB, Ye SQ, Guo JN, Huang J. Research on the sealing ability of saturated compacted bentonite/sand mixture. Environmental Science and Engineering, 2019, 2 :521-528.DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-2224-2_64.

25. Ni HY, Liu JF*, Guo JN, Cao XL, Song SB. Experimental study on swelling property and gas flow in a compacted bentonite-sand sample. Environmental Science and Engineering, 2019, 2:440-445, DOI:10.1007/978-981-13-2224-2_54.

26. Shen PF, Li G, Liu JF, Li XS*, Zhang JM. Gas permeability and production potential of marine hydrate deposits in South China Sea, Energies, 2019, 12(21), 4117;

27. Ma D, Duan HY, LIU JF, Li XB. The role of gangue on the mitigation of mining-induced hazards and environmental pollution: An experimental investigation. Science of the Total Environment, 2019, 664:436-448.

28. Zhang Q, Ma D, Liu JF, Wang JH, and Zhou ZL. Numerical simulations of fracture propagation in jointed shale reservoirs under CO2 fracturing. Geofluids, 2019, 2624716

29. Cai CZ, Ren K, LIU JF. Numerical simulation on downhole flow and temperature fields during drilling with nitrogen jet. Thermal Science, 2019, S3: 711-717.

30. G Niu, K Zhang, B Yu, Y Chen, Y Wu, J Liu. Experimental study on comprehensive real-time methods to determine geological condition of rock mass along the boreholes while drilling in underground coal mines. Shock and Vibration, 2019.

31. .Meng Q, Chen Y, Zhang  M, Han L, Pu H, Liu J. On the Kaiser Effect of Rock under Cyclic Loading and Unloading Conditions: Insights from Acoustic Emission Monitoring. Energies, 2019, 12, 3255.


32. Liu JF*, Ni HY, Chen YG, Wu Y, Song SB, Cao XL. Research on water retention and microstructure characteristics of compacted GMZ bentonite under free-swelling conditions, Environmental Earth Sciences. 2018, 77:583-594.

33. Liu JF*, Wu Y, Cai CZ, Ni HY, Cao XL. Investigation into water retention and gas permeability of Opalinus clay. Environmental Earth Sciences. 2018, 77: 213-226.

34. Liu JF*, Song SB, NI HY, Cao XL, Pu H*, Mao XB, Skoczylas F. Research on the gas migration properties in a saturated bentonite/sand mixture under flexible boundary condition. Soils and Foundations, 2018, 58(1): 97-109.

35. Zhang Q, Ma D, Liu JF, Zhang k, and Fan ZQ. Numerical Studies on the Failure Process of Heterogeneous Rock Material with Preexisting Fracture under Uniaxial Compression. Advances in Civil Engineering, 2018, 9203549.

36. Liu JF*, Song SB, Liu J, Huang BX, Cao XL, Zhang Kai, Skoczylas F. A numerical investigation on the effect of gas pressure on the water saturation of compacted bentonite-sand samples. Geofluids, 2017, 3(1):114-117.

37. Zhang, K. Zhang B, Liu J, Ma D, Bai H. Experiment on seepage property and sand inrush criterion for granular rock mass. Geofluids, 2017(12), 1-10.10.

38. .Cai CZ, Yang YG, LIU JF, Gao F, Gao YN, Zhang ZZ. Downhole transient flow field and heat transfer characteristics of liquid nitrogen jet. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 2018, 140(12): 122902


39. Liu JF*, Skoczylas F, Talandier J, et al. Dismantling of the EB experiment: Experimental research on the retrieved GBM and bentonite blocks. Nuclear Engineering & Design, 2016, 300:297-307.

40. Liu JF*, Song Y, Skoczylas F, Liu J. Gas migration through water-saturated bentonite-sand mixtures, COx argillite and their interfaces. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 2016, 53(1): 60-71.

41. Liu JF*, Skoczylas F, Talandier J. Gas permeability of a compacted bentonite–sand mixture: coupled effects of water content, dry density, and confining pressure. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 2015, 52(99): 1-9.

42. Liu JF, Davy CA*, Talandier J, Skoczylas F. Effect of gas pressure on the sealing efficiency of compacted bentonite–sand plugs. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 2014, 170:10-27.

43. Liu JF*, Skoczylas F, Liu J. Experimental research on the water retention and gas permeability of compacted bentonite/sand mixture, Soils and Foundations, 2014, 54(5): 1027-1038.

44. Liu J *, Qi T , Wu Z . Analysis of ground movement due to metro station driven with enlarging shield tunnels under building and its parameter sensitivity analysis. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology , 2012, 28:287-296.

45. Ma. D, Miao, X, Bai. H, Pu. H, Chen. Z, Liu. J, et al. Impact of particle transfer on flow properties of crushed mudstones. Environmental Earth Sciences, 2016, 75(7), 1-19.



Educational Experience

  • 2010.9 to 2013.6

    法国里尔中央理工大学 | 土木工程 | Doctor | With Certificate of Graduation for Doctorate Study

  • 2007.9 to 2010.6

    西南交通大学 | 地下工程 | 硕士 | With Certificate of Graduation for Study as Master's Candidates

  • 2003.9 to 2007.7

    广西大学 | 土木工程 | 学士 | 本科毕业

  • 2000.9 to 2003.7

    宿城一中 | 高中毕业

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