Wencheng Jin, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S., Civil Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
M. Eng., Engineering Mechanics, Sichuan University
B.S., Engineering Mechanics, Sichuan University
2018-Present ISSMGE, International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering.2018-Present ASCE, American Society of Civil Engineers.2015-Present ARMA, American Rock Mechanics Association.
Lu, Yimin, Wencheng Jin, Jordan Klinger, Tyler Westover, and Sheng Dai. “Flow characterization of compressible biomass particles using multiscale experiments and a hypoplastic model.” Powder Technology, 383 (2021): 396–409.
Jin, Wencheng, Jayde Aufrecht, Fernando Patino-Ramirez, Heidy Cabral, Chloé Arson, and Scott T. Retterer. "Modeling root system growth around obstacles." Scientific Reports 10, no. 1 (2020): 1-16.
Jin, Wencheng, Jordan Klinger, Tyler Westover, and Hai Huang. "A density dependent Drucker-Prager/Cap model for ring shear simulation of ground loblolly pine." Powder Technology (2020).
Jin, Wencheng, Jonathan Stickel, Yidong Xia, and Jordan Klinger. “A review of computational models for the flow of milledbiomass II: Continuum-mechanics models.” ACS Sustainable Chemical & Engineering, 8, no. 16 (2020): 6142-6156.
Xia, Yidong, Jonathan Stickel, Wencheng Jin, and Jordan Klinger. “A review of computational models for the flow of milledbiomass I: Discrete-particle models.” ACS Sustainable Chemical & Engineering, 8, no. 16 (2020): 6157-6172.
Jin, Wencheng, and Chloé Arson. "Fluid-driven transition from damage to fracture in anisotropic porous media: a multi-scaleXFEM approach." Acta Geotechnica 15.1 (2020): 113-144.
Jin, Wencheng, and Chloé Arson. "XFEM to couple nonlocal micromechanics damage with discrete mode I cohesive fracture." ComputerMethods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 357 (2019): 112617.
Jin, Wencheng and Chloé Arson. Anisotropic nonlocal damage model for materials with intrinsic transverse isotropy. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 139:29–42, 2018.
Jin, Wencheng and Chloé Arson. Micromechanics based discrete damage model with multiple non-smooth yield surfaces: theoretical formulation, numerical implementation and engineering applications. International Journal of Damage Mechanics, 27(5):611–639, 2018.
Jin, Wencheng and Chloé Arson. Nonlocal enrichment of a micromechanical damage model with tensile softening: Advantages and limitations.Computers and Geotechnics,94:196–206,2018.
Jin, Wencheng and Chloé Arson. Discrete equivalent wing crack based damage model for brittle solids. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 110-111:279–293, 2017.
Jin, Wencheng, Hao Xu, Chloé Arson, and Seth Busetti. Computational model coupling mode ii discrete fracture propagation with continuum damage zone evolution. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 41:223–250, 2017.
Mingzhong Gao, Jin, Wencheng, Ru Zhang, Jing Xie, Bin Yu, and Hongfei Duan. Fracturesize estimation using data from multiple boreholes. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 86:29–41, 2016.
Jin, Wencheng, Mingzhong Gao, Bin Yu, Ru Zhang, Jing Xie, and Zhiqiang Qiu. Elliptical fracture network modeling with validation in datong mine, china. Environmental Earth Sciences,73(11):7089–7101, 2015.
Jin, Wencheng, Mingzhong Gao, Ru Zhang, and Guoqiang Zhang. Analytical expressions for the size distribution function of elliptical joints. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 70:201–211, 2014.
Jin, Wencheng, Zheming Zhu, and Mingzhong Gao. A general method to determine the stress intensity factor of multiple collinear cracks. Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 18(4):397–408,2013.
Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings
Jin, Wencheng, Robert. Podgorney, and Travis. McLing. "THM Coupled Numerical Analysis on the Geothermal Energy Storage & Extraction in Porous Fractured Reservoir." In 54th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. American Rock Mechanics Association, 2020.
Jin, Wencheng and Chloé Arson. Modeling of tensile and compressive damage in layered sedimentary rock: a direction dependent non-local model. In 51th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, San Francisco, CA, June 25-28 2017.
Jin, Wencheng and Chloé Arson. Non-local micromechanical anisotropic damage modeling for quasi-brittle materials: Formulation and implementation. In 51th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, San Francisco, CA,June 25-28 2017.
Jin, Wencheng and Chloé Arson. Simulation of mode ii unconstrained fracture path formation coupled with continuum anisotropic damage propagation in shale. In 50th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, Houston, TX, June 26-29 2016.
Jin, Wencheng, Cheng Zhu, Chloé Arson, and Ahmad Pouya. Numerical study of the influence of fluid viscosity on wellbore spalling in drained fractured rock. In 49th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium of the American Rock Mechanics Association, San Francisco,June 28 - July 1st 2015.
Jin, Wencheng, Hao Xu, and Chloé Arson. Energy dissipation during mode i fracture propagation in shale: comparison between a continuum damage model, a cohesive zone model and the extended finite element method. In ISRM Congress 2015, Shale Symposium, Montréal, Canada, May 10-13 2015.
Jin, Wencheng, Hao Xu, and Chloé Arson. Finite element simulation of anisotropic damage around pressurized boreholes in prefractured shale. In ISRM Congress 2015, Shale Symposium,Montréal, Canada, May 10-13 2015.
Peer-reviewed Conference Abstracts
Jin, Wencheng, Tyler Westover, and Chloé Arson. Ale modeling of particulate material flow with nonlocal hypoplasticity. In ISSMGE Geo-Mechanics from Micro to Macro, Atlanta, Georgia, Sep 10-12 2018.
Jin, Wencheng and Chloé Arson. From nonlocal enhanced micro-crack damage to macro cohesive fracture - a coupled computational tool using xfem. In ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute 2018 confernce, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 29-June 1st 2018.
Jan. 2021 W Jin, Mechanistic behavior modeling of solid and granular materials in the energy industry, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Houston, Texas, USA.
Apr. 2020 W Jin, The role of computational modeling in conventional and renewable energy, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Massachusetts, USA.
Mar. 2018 W. Jin, Computational modeling of damage and fracture for brittle solids, Division of Clean Energy and Transportation, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID.
May. 2017 W. Jin, Theoretical formulation and numerical implementation of multi-scale fracture propagation for brittle solids, Department of Geotechnical Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu,China.
Arson, Chloé, Wencheng, Jin, and Haozhou He. “Coupling continuum damage mechanics and discrete fracture models: A geomechanics perspective.” In International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, pages 3–18. Springer, 2021.
Apr. 2017 W. Jin, C. Arson, Design of fracture pattern and utility system from root morphology, NSF Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG) Mid-Year Meeting, University of California, Davis.
Mar. 2017 C. Arson, L.F. Patino-Ramirez, W. Jin, Bio-inspired design of subsurface flow networks, The Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Jul. 2015 W. Jin, H. Xu, C. Arson, Multi-scale fracture propagation in quasi-brittle rocks, ConocoPhillips project progress report, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Nov. 2017 W. Jin, C. Arson, Micro/macro cohesive fracture propagation model using XFEM, Annual Fall Geotechnical Student Poster Symposium, Georgia Tech Geosystems Engineering - Georgia ASCE.
Oct. 2016 W. Jin, C. Coblenz, C. Arson, D. Hu, Modeling Root System Architecture development to study network adaptation, NSF Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG) First Annual Meeting, Arizona State University.
2020 Idaho National Laboratory Vision Award, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID.
Dec. 2018 Best Ph.D. Thesis Award, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of
Technology, Atlanta, GA.
May. 2018 George F. Sowers Distinguished Graduate Student Award, Geosystems Engineering, GeorgiaInstitute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.
Oct. 2013 Graduate National Scholarship, Chinese Ministry of Education.
Sep. 2010 Baosteel Outstanding Student Award, Baosteel Education Foundation
Particulate Material Flow Modeling(biomass, soil, etc.)
Multiscale Modeling of Fracture Propagation
Computational Multiphysic Coupling in Porous Media
Nonlocal Regularization for Strain Localization (shear band, damage zone)