Zhuoyuan Cheng

Dr Cheng Zhuoyuan

Head, Building & Project Management and Graduate Diploma in Project Management Programmes

School of Science and Technology

Tel: +65 6240 8962

Email: enljaGVuZ0BzdXNzLmVkdS5zZw==

Educational Qualifications

2015
Doctor of Philosophy, Nanyang Technological University

2011
B.Eng (Civil), Nanyang Technological University



Academic and Professional Experience

2020 - 2021
Lecturer, School of Science and Technology, Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore

Leong, E. C., & Cheng, Z. Y. (2019)
Timoshenko beam effect in flexural resonant column tests. Soils and Foundations, 59(1), 234-239.

Cheng, Z. and Leong, E.C. (2018)
Determination of damping ratios for soils using bender element tests, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol 111: 8-13

Leong, E. and Cheng, Z. (2016)
Effects of Confining Pressure and Degree of Saturation on Wave Velocities of Soils, International Journal of Geomechanics, Vol. 16(6)

Cheng, Z. and Leong E.C. (2016)
Finite element simulations of wave propagation in soils using a Viscoelastic model, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 88: 207-214

Cheng, Z.Y. & Leong, E.C. (2015)
Damping characteristics of sand-rubber chip mixtures as a seismic barrier, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Design and Analysis of Protective Structures, Singapore

Cheng, Z.Y. & Leong, E.C. (2015)
Relationship between water retention, stiffness and damping ratio in soils, Proceedings of the 12th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. 1-8

Cheng, Z.Y. and Leong, E.C. (2014)
A hybrid bender element–ultrasonic system for measurement of wave velocity in Soils, ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol 37(3): 1-13

Cheng, Z.Y. & Leong, E.C. (2014)
Effect of confining pressure and degree of saturation on damping ratios of sand, International Conference on Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications 1, Sydney, Australia, pp. 227-232

Cheng, Z.Y. & Leong, E.C. (2013)
Ultrasonic testing of unsaturated soils, Proceedings of ISSMGE TC-101 Workshop - Multiphysical Testing of Soils and Shales, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 105-110

Cheng, Z.Y. & Leong, E.C. (2011)
Estimation of P-wave velocities for unsaturated geo-materials, Proceedings of the 5th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Pattaya, Thailand, pp. 623-628

  • Member, GeoSS
  • Member, IES
  • Technical Committee on Civil and Geotechnical Works
  • SAC Technical Assessor
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering
  • Reviewer, Canadian Geotechnical Journal
  • Reviewer, Géotechnique Letters

2015 - 2020
C&S Engineer, Surbana Jurong Consultants Private Limited

  • Soil Dynamics
  • Advanced Laboratory and Field Tests
  • Numerical Modelling
  • Foundation Engineering
  • IES/ISTRUCTE Gold Medal cum Book Prize (2010 - 2011)
  • TUCSS Geotechnical Engineering Award (2010 - 2011)
  • Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal Award (2010 - 2011)
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