Lei Yang (The University of Sydney)


2020.09-present, Southern University of Science and Technology, Visiting Student
2018.08-present, The University of Sydney, Civil Engineering, PhD Candidate
2015.09-2018.01, Northeastern University, Mining Engineering, Master
2011.09-2015.06, Northeastern University, Mining Engineering, Bachelor


  1. Yang L., Xu W.B., Yilmaz E., Wang Q. and Qiu J.Q., 2020. A combined experimental and numerical study on the triaxial and dynamic compression behavior of cemented tailings backfill. Engineering Structures. https://10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.110957.
  2. Jiang H.Q., Fall M., Yilmaz E., Li Y.H., and Yang L.*, 2020. Effect of mineral admixtures on flow properties of fresh cemented paste backfill: Assessment of time dependency and thixotropy. Powder Technology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.powtec.2020.06.009.
  3. Yang, L., Wang, G.S., Zhao, G.F., and Shen L.M., 2020. A rate- and pressure-dependent damage-plasticity constitutive model for rock. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. (accepted)
  4. Wang L.C., Shao A.L., Liu X.B., Yang L.*, and Ding H.X., 2020. New computational framework for modeling the gravity flow behavior of sublevel caving material. Computers and Geotechnics. 125, p.103675.
  5. Zhang, S.Y., Yang, L.*, Ren, F.Y., Qiu J.P. and Ding H.X., 2020. Rheological and mechanical properties of cemented foam backfill: effect of mineral admixture type and dosage. Cement and Concrete Composites. 103689.
  6. Qiu, J., Guo, Z., Yang, L.*, Jiang, H. and Zhao, Y., 2020. Effects of packing density and water film thickness on the fluidity behaviour of cemented paste backfill. Powder Technology, 359, pp.27-35.
  7. Yang, L., Lin, X., Li, H. and Gravina, R.J., 2019. A new constitutive model for steel fibre reinforced concrete subjected to dynamic loads. Composite Structures, 221, p.110849.
  8. Yang, L., Qi, C., Lin, X., Li, J. and Dong, X., 2019. Prediction of dynamic increase factor for steel fibre reinforced concrete using a hybrid artificial intelligence model. Engineering Structures, 189, pp.309-318.
  9. Liu, D., Shao, A., Jin, C. and Yang, L., 2018. Healing Technique for Rock Cracks Based on Microbiologically Induced Calcium Carbonate Mineralization. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 30(11), p.04018286.
  10. Yang, L., Lin, X. and Gravina, R.J., 2018. Evaluation of dynamic increase factor models for steel fibre reinforced concrete. Construction and building materials, 190, pp.632-644.
  11. Yang, L., Yilmaz, E., Li, J., Liu, H. and Jiang, H., 2018. Effect of superplasticizer type and dosage on fluidity and strength behavior of cemented tailings backfill with different solid contents. Construction and Building Materials, 187, pp.290-298.
  12. Qiu, J.P., Yang, L.*, Xing, J. and Sun, X.G., 2018. Analytical solution for determining the required strength of mine backfill based on its damage constitutive model. Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, 54(6), pp.371-376.
  13. Yang, L., Qiu, J., Jiang, H., Hu, S., Li, H. and Li, S., 2017. Use of cemented super-fine unclassified tailings backfill for control of subsidence. Minerals, 7(11), p.216.
  14. Qiu, J., Yang, L.*, Sun, X., Xing, J. and Li, S., 2017. Strength characteristics and failure mechanism of cemented super-fine unclassified tailings backfill. Minerals, 7(4), p.58.