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Yi Yaolin












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



  • Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Alberta
  • PhD, Southeast University
  • MEng, Southeast University
  • BEng, Southeast University

Editorial Board Member

  • Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering
  • Editorial Panel Member, ICE Ground Improvement


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


  • Li, W. & Yi, Y.* 2019. Stabilization/solidification of lead- and zinc-contaminated soils using reactive magnesia and carbon dioxide. Journal of CO2 Utilization, 33, 215-221.
  • Li, W., Ni, P. & Yi, Y.* 2019. Comparison of reactive magnesia, quick lime, and ordinary Portland cement for stabilization/solidification of heavy metal-contaminated soils. Science of the Total Environment, 671, 741-753.
  • Li, W., Yi, Y.* & Puppala, A. J. 2019. Utilization of carbide slag-activated ground granulated blastfurnace slag to treat gypseous soil. Soils and Foundations, 10.1016/j.sandf.2019.06.002.
  • Yi, Y., Kang, C. & Bayat, A. 2019. Predicting one-dimensional compression of tire-derived aggregate using a simple method. Soils and Foundations, 10.1016/j.sandf.2019.05.010.
  • Yi, Y.*, Liu, S., Puppala, A. J. & Jing, F. 2019. Variable-diameter deep mixing column for multi-layered soft ground improvement: laboratory modeling and field application. Soils and Foundations, 59(3), 633-643.
  • Ni, P., Mangalathu, S. & Yi, Y.* 2018. Fragility analysis of continuous pipelines subject to transverse permanent ground deformation. Soils and Foundations, 58(6), 1400-1413.
  • 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, 12(5), 1077-1088.
  • 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.