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Case Professor and Students Received Exellent Journal Paper Award

Prof. Xiong (Bill) Yu, Interim Chair, was recently informed by the journal editor's office that a paper by his research group has received the 10th Anniversary Excellent Paper Award by the journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.   Three of Dr. Yu's former Ph.D. students were co-authors on this paper.  Quan Gao  is currently an engineer at Pile Dynamics Inc, a company founded by Case Alumni and is a world leading company in QA/QC for pile foundation.  Junliang Tao becomes an associate professor at Arizona State University, who received the prestigious CAREER award from  the National Science Foundation in 2018, one of the most prestigious recognition for junior faculty. Jianying Hu becomes an associate professor at Southeast University, Nanjing, China.

(Quan Gao, Juliang Tao, Jianying Hu, Xiong (Bill) Yu*, (2015). Laboratory study on the mechanical behaviors of an anisotropic shale rock, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2015, Pages 213-219
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1674775515000293)