Areas of Interest:
Probability-and Reliability-Based Design
Robust Design for Resilience
Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design
B.E., Civil Engineering, 2005, Tongji University, China
M.S., Civil Engineering, 2010, Clemson University, SC
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, 2011, Clemson University, SC
Classes typically taught:
CE 4210/6210 Geotechnical Engineering Design
CE 3210 Geotechnical Engineering
CE321L Geotechnical Engineering Lab
Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE/EIT), South Carolina.
Juang, C.H., Luo, Z., Atamturktur, S., and Huang, H. (2013). “Bayesian Updating of Soil Parameters for Braced Excavations Using Field Observations.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 139(3), 395-406.
Luo, Z., and Juang, C.H. (2012). “Efficient reliability-based design of drilled shafts in sand considering spatial variability.” Journal of GeoEngineering, 7(2), 33-42.
Luo, Z., Atamturktur, S., Cai, Y., and Juang, C.H. (2012). “Simplified approach for reliability-based design against basal-heave failure in braced excavations considering spatial effect.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 138(4), 441-450.
Luo, Z., Atamturktur, S., Cai, Y., and Juang, C.H. (2012). “Reliability analysis of basal-heave in a braced excavation in a 2-D random field.” Computers and Geotechnics, 39, 27-37.
Luo, Z., Atamturktur, S., Juang, C.H., Huang, H., and Lin, P.S. (2011). “Probability of serviceability failure in a braced excavation in a spatially random field: Fuzzy finite element approach.” Computers and Geotechnics, 38(8), 1031-1040.
Luo, Z., Ku, C.S., and Bu, L. (2011). “Probabilistic model for long-term deformation of subgrade bed soil in upgrading-speed railway lines.” International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, 4(1), 34-40.