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Department of Engineering

Dr Xiaomin Xu


Xiaomin Xu

Research Associate

Academic Division: Civil Engineering

Research group: Geotechnical and Environmental

Telephone: +44 1223 7 65054



Research interests

Dr Xu's research interests include:

  • Fundamental physics of distributed optical fibre sensing and its application in Civil Engineering;
  • Wireless sensor network in smart infrastructure;
  • Lattice element modeling on hydraulic fracturing in geothermal energy;
  • Discrete element modeling on the formation and dissociation of methane hydrate;
  • Micromechanics of granular materials;
  • Mechanics and evaluation of soil liquefaction.