Conference presentations and invited talks

    Q. Chen, M. Shen, C. Wang and C.H. Juang, Regional liquefaction mapping accounting for multiscale spatial variability of soil parameters with geological constraints, The Geo-Risk 2017 Conference, Denver, CO (June 2017).

    Q. Chen, M. Shen, C. Wang and C.H. Juang, Verification of Random Field-Based Liquefaction Mapping Using a Synthetic Digital Soil Field, The Geotechnical Frontiers Conference 2017, Orlando, FL (March 2017).

    C. Wang, Q. Chen and C.H. Juang, Probabilistic assessment of regional liquefaction-induced settlement through multiscale random field models, The Joint Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference and the Probabilistic Mechanics & Reliability Conference 2016, Nashville, TN (May 2016).

    Q. Chen and Z. Lai, On the efficient and robust numerical bifurcation analysis of fluid-saturated porous geomaterials, The Joint 2016 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference and the Probabilistic Mechanics & Reliability Conference 2016, Nashville, TN (May 2016).

    Q. Chen, C. Wang, Z. Luo and C.H. Juang, Probabilistic evaluation of liquefaction-induced settlement mapping through multiscale random field models, The 6th Asian-Pacific Symposium on Structural Reliability and its Applications, Shanghai, China (May 2016).

    Q. Chen and A. Mota, Parametrization in numerical bifurcation analysis and its application to geomaterial models, The 13th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, San Diego, CA (July 2015).

    Q. Chen and A. Mota, Numerical Bifurcation Analysis on Geomaterial Models and Its Application to Coupled Hydro-mechanical Problems, The 2015 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Stanford University (June 2015).

    Q. Chen and W. Sun, Finite element analysis of hydro-mechanical coupling effects on shear failure of water saturated porous geomaterials, 17th U.S. National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Michigan State University (June 2014).

    Q. Chen, (invited talk), Multi-scale and multi-physical modeling of failure in geomachanics, Department of Civil Engineering Seminar at Dalian University of Science and Technology, Dalian, China (June 2014).

    Q. Chen, (invited talk), Multi-scale and multi-physical modeling of failure in geomachanics, Department of Geotechnical Engineering Seminar at Tongji University, Shanghai, China (May 2014).

    Q. Chen, (invited talk), Multi-scale modeling in geomachanics, Department of Civil Engineering Seminar at Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China (May 2014).

    Q. Chen, Finite element analysis of hydro-mechanical coupling of fully saturated collapsible geomaterials, GeoShanghai 2014 International Conference, Shanghai, China (May 2014).

    Q. Chen, (invited talk), Multi-scale and multi-physics modeling of failure in computational geomechanics, Department of Civil Engineering Seminar at University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (October 2013).

    Q. Chen, W. Sun and J. Ostien, Finite element analysis of fully-coupled hydro-mechanical footing problems on biphasic porous geomaterials, Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, Evanston, IL (August 2013).

    G. Hansen, J. Ostien, R. Dingreville and Q. Chen, Multiscale Metal/Hydride Mechanical Model for Used-Fuel Zircaloy Cladding under Long-Term Storage and Transport, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society 142nd Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Antonio, TX (March 2013).

    Q. Chen and J. Ostien, On the numerical integration of the modified Gurson model for shear-dominated ductile failure simulation: hypo- and hyper-elastic formulation at finite strains, The Society of Engineering Science 2012 Annual Technical Conference, Atlanta, GA (October 2012).

    J. Ostien and Q. Chen, (invited talk), On the numerical simulation of ductile failure in shear dominated stress state using a modified finite deformation Gurson model, The ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Houston, TX (November 2012).

    Q. Chen, (invited talk), Multiscale modeling of failure in granular media, Special Seminar in Center for Frontiers of Subsurface Energy Security, Albuquerque, NW (May 2012).

    Q. Chen and J.E. Andrade, Assumed enhanced strain for multiscale localization modeling in granular media, The 2012 Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and the 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Notre Dame, IN (June 2012).

    Q. Chen, J.E. Andrade and E. Samaniego, Assumed enhanced strain for multiscale localization modeling in granular media, The 11th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Minnesota, MN (July 2011).

    Q. Chen, J.E. Andrade and E. Samaniego, Multiscale localization modeling in granular media, The James.K. Knowles Lecture and Caltech Solid Mechanics Symposium, Pasadena, CA (January 2011).

    Q. Chen and J.E. Andrade, (student travel award winner), Multiscale modeling of post-localization behavior in granular materials, The 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, State College, PA (June-July 2010).

    Q. Chen and J. E. Andrade, (student travel award winner),  Multi-scale random fields on the mechanics of heterogeneous media, The 10th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Columbus, OH (July 2009).

    X. Tu, J. E. Andrade and Q. Chen, Integration of nonsmooth constitutive relationships for Geo-materials, The 10th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Columbus, OH (July 2009).

    Q. Chen and J. E. Andrade, (student travel award winner), Impact of multiscale random fields on mechanics of geosystems, The NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, HI (June 2009).

    Q. Chen and J. E. Andrade, (student travel award winner), Multiscale random fields in geomechanics, The NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Knoxville, TN (January 2008).

    Q. Chen and J. E. Andrade, A multiscale approach to model heterogeneous materials, The 45th Annual Technical Meeting of Society of Engineering Science, Urbana-Champaign, IL (October 2008).