Shaojie ZHANG




Assistant Professor


No. 9, Block 4, South Renmin Road, Chengdu 610041, People’s Republic of China




Dr. Shaojie Zhang is an assistant professor of geotechnical engineering at Key Laboratory of Mountain Hazards and Earth Surface Process, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He has doctor degree of engineering from Sichuan University. His research focuses on the monitoring and predicting debris flow and landslides, especially the physics-based prediction model and fiber sensing-based monitoring technique. His interests are also related to slope and debris flow units extraction from Digital Elevation Model.


2002-2006, geotechnical engineering, Sichuan University, Bachelor.

2006-2011, geotechnical engineering, Sichuan University, PHD.

Employment Record (including international working experience )

2006-2011, geotechnical engineering, Sichuan University, PHD.

Running Projects

1. Measurement and calculation of boulder impact force within debris flow based on Fiber sensing technique, National Natural Science Foundation of China.

2. Intelligent prediction model for debris flow and shallow landslide, National Key research and Development Program of China.

Academic Society Activities


 Reviewer for the Science of the Total Environment, Georisk, and Sensor review.



Zhang SJ, Wei FQ, Xu H, Yang HJ, Liu DL, Wang K, Shen Y, Yang Y, Liu HZ. National Meteorological Center Award for Science and Technology Achievement Conversion and Application. Mechanism-based forecast system of landslide and debris flow in southwest China. 2019.





1. Zhang SJ, Xu CX, Chen J*, et al., An experimental evaluation of impact force on a fiber Bragg grating-based device for debris flow warning, Landslides, 2019, 16: 65-73.

2. Zhang SJ, Zhao LQ*, Delgado-Tellez R., et al., A physics-based probabilistic forecasting model for rainfall-induced shallow landslides at regional scale, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 2018, 18, 969-982.

3. Zhang SJ*, Chen J. An experimental study: Integration device of Fiber Bragg grating and reinforced concrete beam for measuring debris flow impact force, Journal of Mountain Science, 2017, 14(8): 1526-1536.

4. Zhang SJ, Xie XP, Wei FQ*, et al., A seismically triggered landslide dam in Honshiyan, Yunnan, China: from emergency management to hydropower potential. Landslides, 2015, 12, 1147-1157.

5. Zhang SJ, Wei FQ*, Liu DL, et al., A Regional-Scale Method of Forecasting Debris Flow Events Based on Water-Soil Coupling Mechanism, Journal of Mountain Science, 2014, 11(6): 1531-1542.

6. Zhang SJ, Yang HJ, Wei FQ* et al., A Model of Debris Flow Forecast Based on the Water-Soil Coupling Mechanism, Journal of Earth Science, 2014, 25(4): 757-763.

7. Chen J, Cheng F, Xiong F, Ge Q, Zhang SJ*. An experimental study: Fiber Bragg grating-hydrothermal cycling integration system for seepage monitoring of rock fill dams, Structural Health Monitoring-An International Journal, 2017, 16(1): 50-61.

8. Wang K, Zhang SJ*, Chen J, et al., A laboratory experimental study: An FBG-PVC tube integrated device for monitoring the slip surface of landslides, Sensors, 2017, 17, 2486.

9. Wang K, Zhang SJ*, Ricardo DelgadoTéllez et al., A new slope unit extraction method for regional landslide analysis based on morphological image analysis, Bulletin of Engineering geology and Environment, 2018, doi:/10.1007/s10064-018-1389-0.

10. Liu DL, Zhang SJ*, Yang HJ, et al., Application and analysis of debris-flow early warning system in Wenchuan earthquake-affected area, Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, 2016, 16, 484-496.