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Dr. Zhe (Jerry) Luo

Research Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Areas of Interest:
Geotechnical Engineering
Foundation Engineering
Probability-and Reliability-Based Design
Robust Design for Resilience 
Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design

Education:
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

Professional Memberships
Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering

Professional Registration
Fundamentals of Engineering (FE/EIT), South Carolina.

Sample Publications:
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., Atamturktur, S., and Juang, C.H. (2013). “Bootstrapping for Characterizing the Effect of Uncertainty in Sample Statistics for Braced Excavations.” Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 139(1), 13-23.

Luo, Z.,, Xiao, F., Hu, S., and Yang, Y. (2013). “Probabilistic Analysis on Fatigue Life of Rubberized Asphalt Concrete Mixtures Containing Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement.” Construction and Building Materials, 41, 401-410.

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.

Jerry Luo
Contact Information:
Office: 302B
FAX: (864) 656-2670
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