Personal Information

Xiao-Zhao Li, Director of Institute for Underground Space and Geo-environment, Nanjing University (IUSG-NJU); Vice Director of Research Centre for Nuclear Geology and Environmental Engineering, Nanjing University.


Research Interests

Urban Geology & Urban Underground Development: Urban geology; Mechanism of interaction between developments of different urban underground resources (space, water, energy and material) and methodology of urban underground sustainable development; Impacts of tunnelling and underground engineering on geological environment



  1. Li, X.Z., Luo, G.Y., Jiang, H., Urban geoenvironmental variation issues caused by geotechnical engineering disturbances. Proc. of Int. Symp. High Altitude and Sensitive Ecological Environmental Geotechnology. Nanjing University Press, 2001, 23-29
  2. Luo, G.Y., Yan, C.H., Li, X.Z., Jiang, J.P., Exploration of water resources and multiple model for water resource development in Karst areas with the theory of Preferred Plane in Karst areas. ACTA GEOLOGICA SINICA, 2003, 77(1): 129-135
  3. Li, X.Z., Hua, A.Z., Prediction and prevention of sandstone-gas outburst. International J. of Rock Mechanics and Minning Science (Elsevier), 2006, 43(1):2-18
  4. Li, X.Z., Zhao, X.B. The impact of rock tunneling on groundwater in Epi-Fracture-Karst- Zone and the ecological conditions. Proc. of 4th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium, Singapore, 2006
  5. Li, X.-Z., Zhao, X.-B., Wang Z.S. The Changes of Ecological Conditions Induced by Rock Tunnelling in Laoshan Mountainous Area. Frontiers of Architecture and Civil Engineering in China (Springer), 2008, 2(4):366-370
  6. Zhang,Y.S., Li, X.-Z., Strength-reduction Finite Element Analysis for Stability of Surrounding Rock Mass with Primary Shotcrete and Rock Bolts. Science Technology and Engineering, 2008, 8:6513-6519
  7. Hu, Z.-H., Li, X.-Z., Zhao, Xiao Lin, Wu Wei. Numerical analysis of factors affecting the range of heat transfer in earth surrounding three subways. J. China Univ. Mining & Technol. (Elsevier), 2008, 18(1):67-71
  8. Li, X.Z. et al. Determination method of rock mass hydraulic conductivity tensor based on back-analysis of fracture transmissivity and fracture network model. Proc. of 9th Int. conference on Analysis of Discontinuous Deformation, Singapore: Research Publishing, 2009, 513-520
  9. Zhang,Y.S., Li, X.Z., Finite Element Analysis of the Stability of Tunnel Surrounding Rock with Weak Rock Layer. Modern Applied Science, 2009, 3(12): 22-27
  10. L.Cao, W.B. liu, X.Z. Li, X.B.Zhao and H. Zhang. Micro Mechanics study of granular soil based on the confined compression tests. Geomechanics and Geotechnics: From Micro to Macro. Taylor & Francis Group, London, 2010, 421-425
  11. Xiaozhao Li, Liang Cao, Lin Xiao, Gaofeng Zhao, The Experimental Study of the Soil Thermal Conductivity Based on the Analysis of Actual Internal Fabric. Advanced Materials Research, 2011, 261-263:1826-1830
  12. L. CAO, H.Q. LI, X.Z. LI *, R. YANG, W. WU, Y.Y. ZHOU. Analysis on Geological and Economy Influence Factors of Beijing Underground Space Exploration and Development. Journal of Grado, 2011(2):98-101 (The article is invited by the editor of the Russian journal)