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CHEN Hongran
  Special-Term Associate Professor
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  Engineering Geology
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  No.19 Beitucheng West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100029, China

Education and Appointments:
  • 2023.1-present Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Special-Term Associate Professor
  • 2018.7-2023.1 Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Post Doctor
  • 2013.9-2018.6 Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Doctor
  • 2009.9-2013.6 China University of Geosciences, Beijing, Bachelor

Research Interests:
  1. Rock brittle failure mechanism
  2. Prediction of locked segment-dominated landslide
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Supported Projects:
  1. National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2022.1~2024.12
  2. China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, 2018.11~2023.1

  1. Xu Chao, Cui Yuan, Xue Lei, Chen Hongran, Dong Jinyu, Zhao Haixi. 2023. Experimental study on mechanical properties and failure behaviours of new materials for modeling rock bridges. Journal of Materials Research and Technology, 23: 1696-1711.
  2. Chen Hongran, Qin Siqing, Xue Lei, Yang Baicun, Zhang Ke. 2022. Universal precursor seismicity pattern before locked-segment rupture and evolutionary rule for landmark earthquakes. Geoscience Frontiers, 13: 101314.
  3. Chen Hongran, Niu Jingrui, Zhai Mengyang. 2022. An evaluation index of fracability for reservoir rocks based on fracture process zone. Materials, 15: 8485.
  4. Chen Hongran, Niu Jingrui, Zhai Mengyang. 2022. Characteristics of the fracture process zone for reservoir rock with various heterogeneity. Energies, 15: 8332.
  5. Chen Hongran, Qin Siqing, Xue Lei, Xu Chao. 2021. Why the Xintan landslide was not triggered by the heaviest historical rainfall: Mechanism and review. Engineering Geology, 294: 106379.
  6. Chen Hongran, Di Qingyun, Zhang Wenxiu, Li Yuan, Niu Jingrui. 2021. Effects of bedding orientation on the failure pattern and acoustic emission activity of shale under uniaxial compression. Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources, 7(1): 20.
  7. Zhai Mengyang, Xue Lei, Chen Hongran, Xu Chao, Cui Yuan. 2021. Effects of shear rates on the damaging behaviors of layered rocks subjected to direct shear: insights from acoustic emission characteristics. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 258(1): 108046.
  8. Yang Baicun, Qin Siqing, Xue Lei, Chen Hongran. 2021. The reasonable range limit of the shape parameter in the Weibull distribution for describing the brittle failure behavior of rocks. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 54(6): 1-9.
  9. Chen Hongran, Zhai Mengyang, Xue Lei. 2021. Energy characteristics of acoustic emission at the volume-expansion point of a rock bridge: a new insight into the evolutionary mechanism of coastal cliff collapse. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 9(12): 1338.
  10. Chen Hongran, Xue Lei. 2020. Numerical investigation on progressive fracture behaviours of macroscopic heterogeneous rock bridge. European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, 24(5): 603-619.
  11. Chen Hongran, Qin Siqing, Xue Lei, Yang Baicun, Zhang Ke. 2018. A physical model predicting instability of rock slopes with locked segments along a potential slip surface. Engineering Geology, 242: 34-43.
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