Yanfei Zhang

PhD Candidate

Southwest Jiaotong University(西南交通大学)

Key laboratory of High-speed railway Engineering, Ministry of Education

School of Civil Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China

Tel: 17703434451; E-mail:




  • Zhang, Y., Liu, X., Study on the critical depth of safety-critical depth of the high-speed railway’s Karez foundation channel, China Railway Science. (in Chinese, EI, Accept)
  • Zhang, Y., Liu, X., Consider the cross-angle high-speed rail slope across the Karez foundation stability evaluation, Transportation Geotechnics. (Under review)
  • Zhang, Y., Liu, X., Study on the stability of horseshoe-shaped wells in overloaded foundations, International Journal of Geomechanics. (Under review)
  • Liu, X., Yang, J., Zhang, Y., Yuan, S., Gao, Z., Chen, W., Jiang, G.. German-Italian High-speed Rail Foundation Soil Variability Analysis and Probability Distribution Study , Journal of Railways . (in Chinese, EI,Accept)
  • Chen, W., Min, S., Chala, A. T., Zhang, Y., & Liu, X.. Assessing compaction of existing railway subgrades using dynamic cone penetration testing[J]. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Geotechnical Engineering, 2020: 1-12. (SCI Q4,Accept)
  • Wang, L., Li, X., Cheng, Y., Zhang, Y., & Bai, X.. Effects of coal-bearing metakaolin on the compressive strength and permeability of cemented silty soil and mechanisms[J]. Construction and Building Materials, 2018, 186: 174-181. (SCI Q1)
  • Zhang, Y., Gao, J., Zhang, W., Du, Y., & Bai, X.. Test study of steel pipe pile base model based on array displacement meter[J]. Journal of Central North University(Natural Sciences Edition), 2017:38 (4), 452-457. (in Chinese)
  • Wang, L., Zhang, Y., Yang, Y., Wang, P., & Bai, X.. A study on the permeability of CMK cement cured soil. Non-metallic, 2018:41 (1), 45-48. (in Chinese)
  • Gao, J., Du, Y., Zhang, Y.. Application of array displacement meter testing technology in inhalation combined piles[J]. Construction Technology, 2017:(S1),16-21. (in Chinese)
  • Zhang, W., Du, Y., Gao, J., Zhang, Y., Guo, Z., & Bai, X.. Suction-type single pile limit anti-slope pull carrying force calculation in sand[J]. Journal of Guangxi University(Natural Science Edition), 2018:43 (1), 232-239. (in Chinese)


  • Research on the subsidon characteristics of the foundation of Karez under the load of high-speed railway. World Transportation Congress, Beijing, China, 2019.06
  • High-speed railway road-based engineering across the Karez engineering problems and countermeasures. The 10th National Conference on Synthetic Materials, Chengdu, China, 2020.09


  • Zhang, Y., Liu, X.,A test device and test method of the high-speed railway reinforced road-based model of Karez. (Invention patent, under review)
  • Zhang, Y., Liu, X.,A model test system and test method for studying the structure collapse of the foundation of Karez under the action of train load. (Invention patent, under review)
  • Zhang, Y., Liu, X.,Critical safety depth of high-speed railway foundation Karez Assisted computing software V1.0. (Software copyright, authorization)
  • Zhang, Y., Liu, X.,High-speed railway across the Kaner well area stability comprehensive evaluation auxiliary computing software V1.0. (Software copyright)
  • Chen, W., Liu, X., Jiang, G., Li, A., Zhang, Y., Xie, Y., Li, C., Wu, P., Ye, S., Gong, J., Hu,H., Long, J., Wang, Q., Wu, G.. A structure and construction method of reinforced embankment through the Kanerjing high-speed railway. Sichuan Province: CN109440541A, 2019-03-08.
  • Chen, W., Liu, X., Jiang, G., Li, A., Zhang, Y., et al. A reinforced subgrade structure through the Kanerjing High-speed Railway[P]. Sichuan Province:CN209260448U,2019-08-16.
  • Chen, W., Min, W., Li, A., Liu, X., Zhang, Y., A light subgrade structure, design and construction method across Kanerjing [P]. Sichuan Province: CN111395059A, 2020-07-10.
  • An adjustable lateral loadmechanism that converts vertical loads into piles. (May 2018, the fifth inventor)
  • A mechanism for converting verticalloads into piles of lateral loads. (May 2018, invention authorization, the fifth inventor)



2018-2019 National Scholarship for Master’s Degree

2016-2017 Master’s degree scholarship, Taiyuan University of Technology

2018-2019 Outstanding master graduate student of Taiyuan University of Technology

2018-2019 Ph.D. Scholarship, Southwest Jiaotong university

2018-2019 Ph.D. Scholarship, Southwest Jiaotong university