Hong-Hu Zhu is a professor and dean of Institute of Earth Exploration and Sensing at Nanjing University, Nanjing, P. R. China.  He holds a Ph.D. degree in Geotechnical Engineering from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research focus is in the disciplines of engineering geology and geotechnics. In the past decade, he has authored and coauthored 2 books, 10 patents, and over 60 international journal and conference papers.


  • Time-dependent behaviour of geo-materials and soil-structure interaction
  • Fiber-optic monitoring and stability analysis of geotechnical structures
  • Field instrumentation and early warning of geological hazards