Selected Journal Publications

    Z. Lai, Q. Chen, C. Wang and X. Zhou, Modeling the wave-induced dynamic hydromechanical responses of heterogeneous porous seabed with embedded pipeline, Ocean Engineering, 173:556-570, doi.org/10.1016/j.oceaneng.2019.01.015, 2019.

    M. Shen, C.H. Juang and Q. Chen, Mitigation of liquefaction hazard by dynamic compaction – a random field perspective, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, accepted, 2019.

    Y. Xia, Z. Lai, T. Westover, J. Klinger, H. Huang and Q. Chen, Discrete element modeling of deformable pinewood chips in cyclic loading test, Powder Technology, 345:1-14, doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2018.12.072, 2019.

    Z. Lai and Q. Chen, Reconstructing granular particles from X-ray computed tomography using the TWS machine learning tool and the level set method, Acta Geotechnica, 14(1):1-18, doi:10.1007/s11440-018-0759-x, 2019.

    Q. Chen and Z. Lai, Hydromechanical modeling of CO2 sequestration using a component-based multiphysics code, ICE Environmental Geotechnics, accepted, 2018.

    E. Peyghaleh, V. Mahmoudabadi, J. R. Martin, A. Shahjouei, Q. Chen, M. Javanbarg and S. Khoshnevisan, Impact of local site conditions on portfolio earthquake loss estimation for different building types, Natural Hazards, 1-30, doi: 10.1007/s11069-018-3377-x, 2018.

    C.H. Juang, W. Gong, J.R. Martin and Q. Chen, Model selection in geological and geotechnical engineering in the face of uncertainty-Does a complex model always outperform a simple model?, Engineering Geology, 242:184-196, doi: 10.1016/j.enggeo.2018.05.022, 2018.

    J. Zhang, F. Chen, C.H. Juang and Q. Chen, Developing Joint Distribution of amax and Mw for Performance-based Assessment of Liquefaction Induced Structural Damage, Engineering Geology, 232:1-11, doi:10.1016/j.enggeo.2017.11.001, 2018. [BibTex]

    X. Lv, D. Xue, Q. Chen, X. Zhai and M. Huang, Centrifuge model test and limit equilibrium analysis of the stability of municipal solid waste slopes, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 1-11, doi: 10.1007/s10064-018-1308-4, 2018.

    C. Wang and Q. Chen, A hybrid geotechnical and geologic data-based framework for multiscale regional liquefaction hazard mapping, Géotechnique, 68(7):614-625, doi:10.1680/jgeot.17.P.074, 2018.[BibTex]

    Z. Lai and Q. Chen, Characterization and discrete element simulation of grading and shape-dependent behavior of JSC-1A Martian regolith simulant, Granular Matter, 19(4):69, doi:10.1007/s10035-017-0754-1, 2017.[BibTex]

    C.H. Juang, M. Shen, C. Wang and Q. Chen, Random field-based liquefaction mapping - data inference and model verification using a synthetic digital soil field, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, doi:10.1007/s10064-017-1071-y, 2017. [BibTex]

    C. Wang, Q. Chen, M. Shen and C.H. Juang, On the spatial variability of CPT-based geotechnical parameters for liquefaction potential evaluation, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, doi:10.1016/j.soildyn.2017.02.001, 2017.[BibTex]

    W. Liu, Q. Chen, C. Wang, C.H. Juang and G. Chen, Spatially correlated multiscale Vs30 mapping and a case study of the Suzhou site, Engineering Geology, doi:10.1016/j.enggeo.2017.01.026, 2017.[BibTex]

    Z. Lai and Q. Chen, Particle swarm optimization for the numerical bifurcation analysis in small- and finite-deformation computational inelasticity, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, doi:10.1002/nag.2657, 2017.[BibTex]

    A.G. Salinger, R. Bartlett, A. Bradley, Q. Chen, I. Demeshko, X. Gao, G. Hanson, A. Mota, R.P. Muller, E. Nielsen, J.T. Ostien, R. Pawlowski, M. Perego, E. Phipps, W. Sun, I.K. Tezaur, Albany: Using Component-Based Design to Develop a Flexible, Generic Multiphysics Analysis Code, International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering, doi: 10.1615/IntJMultCompEng.2016017040, 2016. [BibTex]

    Q. Chen, C. Wang and C.H. Juang, Probabilistic and spatial assessment of liquefaction-induced settlements through multiscale random field models, Engineering Geology, 211:135–149, doi:10.1016/j.enggeo.2016.07.002, 2016. [BibTex]

    M. Shen, Q. Chen, J. Zhang, W. Gong and C.H. Juang, Predicting Liquefaction Probability based on Shear Wave Velocity: an Update, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, 75(3):1199–1214, doi:10.1007/s10064-016-0880-8, 2016.[BibTex]

    A. Mota, Q. Chen, J.W. Foulk, J.T. Ostien and Z. Lai, A Cartesian Parametrization for the Numerical Analysis of Material Instability, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, doi:10.1002/nme.5228, 2016.[BibTex]

    H. Zhang, Q. Chen, J. Chen, and J. Wang, Unified expression of rotational hardening in clay plasticity, International Journal of Geomechanics, 06016004, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000647, 2016.[BibTex]

    Q. Chen, C. Wang and C.H. Juang, CPT-based evaluation of liquefaction potential accounting for soil spatial variability at multiple scales, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 142(2), 04015077, doi:10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0001402, 2016.[BibTex]

    Q. Chen, J.T. Ostien and G. Hansen, Development of a Used Fuel Cladding Damage Model Incorporating Circumferential and Radial Hydride Responses, Journal of Nuclear Materials, doi:dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2014.01.001, 2014.[BibTex]

    W. Sun, Q. Chen and J.T. Ostien, Modeling the hydro-mechanical responses of strip and circular punch loadings on water-saturated collapsible geomaterials, Acta Geotechnica, doi:10.1007/s11440-013-0276-x, 2014.[BibTex]

    Q. Chen, A.E. Seifried, J.E. Andrade and J.W. Baker, Characterization of random fields and their impact on the mechanics of geosystems at multiple scales, International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 36:140–165, doi:10.1002/nag.999, 2012.[BibTex]

    J.E. Andrade, Q. Chen, P.B.H. Le, C.F. Avila and M.T. Evans, On the rheology of dilative granular media: bridging solid- and fluid-like behavior, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 60:1122–1136, doi:10.1016/j.jmps.2012.02.011, 2012.[BibTex]

    Q. Chen, J.E. Andrade and E. Samaniego, AES for multiscale localization modeling in granular media, Computer Method in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 200:2473–2483, doi:10.1016/j.cma.2011.04.022, 2011.[BibTex]

    X. Tu, J.E. Andrade and Q. Chen, Return mapping for nonsmooth and multiscale elastoplasticity, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 198:2286–2296, doi:10.1016/j.cma.2009.02.014, 2009.[BibTex]


Selected Proceeding Publications

    Q. Chen C. Wang, Z. Luo and C.H. Juang, Probabilistic evaluation of liquefaction-induced settlement mapping through multiscale random field models, Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Structural Reliability and Its applications, Shanghai, China, 2016.[BibTex]

    Z. Luo, Y. Li, Q. Chen and L. Wang, System reliability-based geotechnical design of braced excavations in soft clays, Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Structural Reliability and Its applications, Shanghai, China, 2016.[BibTex]

    Q. Chen, W.C. Sun and J.T. Ostien, Finite element analysis of hydro-mechanical coupling effects on shear failures of fully saturated collapsible geomaterials, Soil Behavior and Geomechanics, 688-698, doi: 10.1061/9780784413388.072, 2014.[BibTex]

    Q. Chen, J.T. Ostien and G. Hansen, Forward automatic differentiation for numerically exact computation of tangent operators in small- and large-deformation computational inelasticity, Supplemental UE: TMS 2014 Conference Proceedings, San Diego, CA, doe:10.1002/9781118889879.ch38, 2014.[PDF] [BibTex]

    J.W. Baker, A. Seifried, J.E. Andrade and Q. Chen, Characterization of random fields at multiple scales: an efficient conditional simulation procedure and applications in geomachanics, Proceedings for the 11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, Zurich, Switzerland, doi:10.1201/b11332-174, 2011.[BibTex]

Technical Reports and Other Publications

    J.M. Reyes, C. Wang, Q. Chen and R. Andrus, Visualization of Soil Data for Seismic Hazard Analysis, Poster presentation at the XSEDE 2015 Conference , St. Louis, MO, 2015. [PDF]

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

    A. G. Salinger, R. A. Bartlett, Q. Chen, X. Gao, G. A. Hansen, I. Kalashnikova, A. Mota, R. P. Muller, E. Nielsen, J. T. Ostien, R. P. Pawlowski, E. T. Phipps, W. Sun, Albany: A Component-Based Partial Differential Equation Code Built on Trilinos, Sandia Technical Report, SAND2013-8430J, 2013. [PDF]

    G. Hansen, J.T. Ostien and Q. Chen, NEAMS VLTS Project: Level 2 Milestone Summary, Sandia Technical Report, SAND2012-5808, doi:10.2172/1096957, 2012.[PDF] [BibTex]

    J. E. Andrade and Q. Chen, Effects of random fields on mechanics of geosystems at multiple scale, Proceedings for the 2009 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, HI, 2009.