Hong-Hu Zhu is a professor of engineering geology and geotechnics and the dean of the Institute of Earth Exploration and Sensing at Nanjing University, China. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Geotechnical Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research interests lie primarily in fiber optic monitoring and stability evaluation of geohazards. In the past decade, he has co-authored 2 books, 10 patents, and over 80 international journal and conference papers.


  • Interfacial behavior in engineering geology and geotechnics
  • Multi-source and multi-field smart monitoring of underground space
  • Geohazard assessment and mitigation