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Yi Yaolin










Assistant Professor
BEng, MEng, PhD
Office: N1-01c-94
Tel: (65) 6790-6309
Email: yiyaolin@ntu.edu.sg



Career

  • Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, 2016 -
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Alberta, 2013 - 2016
  • Teaching Assistant, Southeast University, 2004 - 2006
Education

  • PhD in Geotechnical Engineering, Southeast University, 2013
  • MEng in Geotechnical Engineering, Southeast University, 2008
  • BEng in Civil Engineering, Southeast University, 2004


  • Soft ground improvement
  • Treatment of contaminated soil
  • Underground construction
  • Sustainable construction materials


  • Yi, Y.*, Liu, S., Puppala, A. J. & Xi, P. 2017. Vertical bearing capacity behaviour of single T-shaped soil-cement column in soft ground: laboratory modelling, field test, and calculation. Acta Geotechnica, 10.1007/s11440-017-0555-z.
  • Yi, Y., Khondoker, M. T. H., Bayat, A. & Ranjbar, M. 2017. Jacking force analysis of pipe installation using a modified guided boring method. Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, 10.1061/(ASCE)PS.1949-1204.000027.
  • Yi, Y.*, Liu, S. & Puppala, A. J. 2016. Laboratory modelling of T-shaped soil-cement column for soft ground treatment under embankment. Geotechnique, 66(1), 85-89.
  • Yi, Y.*, Lu, K., Liu, S. & Al-Tabbaa, A. 2016. Property changes of reactive magnesia-stabilized soil subjected to forced carbonation. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 53(2), 314-325.
  • Yi, Y.*, Liska, M., Jin, F. & Al-Tabbaa, A. 2016. Mechanism of reactive magnesia-ground granulated blastfurnace slag (GGBS) soil stabilization. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 53(5), 773-782.
  • Yi, Y., Meles, D., Nassiri, S. & Bayat, A. 2015. On the compressibility of tire-derived aggregate: comparison of results from laboratory and field tests. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52(4), 442-458.
  • Yi, Y.*, Gu, L., Liu, S. & Puppala, A. J. 2015. Carbide slag-activated ground granulated blastfurnace slag for soft clay stabilization. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 52(5), 657-663.
  • Yi, Y.*, Li, C., Liu, S. & Al-Tabbaa, A. 2014. Resistance of MgO-GGBS and CS-GGBS stabilised marine soft clays to sodium sulfate attack. Geotechnique, 64(8), 673-679.
  • Yi, Y.*, Liska, M., Unluer, C. & Al-Tabbaa, A. 2013. Carbonating magnesia for soil stabilization. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 50(8), 899-905.