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last modified:2024/06/20

Assistant Professor Xiong Xi

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Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Geosciences and civil Engineering,Institute of Science and Engineering

College and School Educational Field

Division of Environmental Engineering Design, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology
Course in Civil Engineering and Disaster Prevention, School of Geosciences and Civil Engineering, College of Science and Engineering


Geotechnical Laboratory

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Tongji University Master Engineering Geology 201703
Nagoya Institute of Technology Master Department of Architecture ,Civil Engineering and Industrial Management Engineering 201709
Nagoya Institute of Technology Doctor Department of Architecture ,Civil Engineering and Industrial Management Engineering 202009
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Tongji University 201407
Ph.D. in Engineering
Master of Engineering


Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society

International Press-in Association (IPA)


○Best Oral Presentation Award(2023/12)
○ICPE2021 Best research paper award (2021/06/19)


soil mechanics, unsaturated soil, foundation engineering

Speciality Keywords

Slope stability,Deep foundation,Unsaturated soil

Research Themes

A proposal for estimation of friction pile-unsaturated ground interactions using model test and numerical analysis



  •  Element tests on the hydraulic/mechanical behaviour of unsaturated decomposed granite soil under various conditions Xi Xiong,Yonglin Xiong,Shogo Okino,Ryota Mikami,Junnan Ma,Feng Zhang Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment 81 1 2021/12
  •  Bearing characteristics of model piled raft foundations supported by sheet piles Xi Xiong,Wentao Guo,Tatsunori Matsumoto,Yukihiro Ishihara International Journal of Physical Modelling in Geotechnics 1 2023/07/04 
  •  Modelling the hydraulic/mechanical behaviour of an unsaturated completely decomposed granite under various conditions Xi Xiong,Yonglin Xiong,Feng Zhang Geomechanics and Engineering 25 2 75 2021/04
  •  Unsaturated slope stability around the Three Gorges Reservoir under various combinations of rainfall and water level fluctuation Xi Xiong,Zhenming Shi,Yonglin Xiong,Ming Peng,Xiaolong Ma,Feng Zhang Engineering Geology 261 105231 2019/11
  •  Tests on mechanical behavior of unsaturated decomposed granite and its modelling considering finite deformation Xi Xiong,Yonglin Xiong,Takashi Tsunemoto,Shogo Okino,Xiaoyue Qiu,Yuhei Kurimoto,Feng Zhang Soils and Foundations 59 2 253 2019/04

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  •  Influence of different axis-translation techniques using ceramic disks/microporous membrane filters on mechanical/hydraulic behavior of unsaturated soil Junnan Ma,Xi Xiong,Feng Zhang Soils and Foundations 63 6 101382 2023/12
  •  Failure mechanism of unsaturated landslide dam under seepage loading – Model tests and corresponding numerical simulations Xi Xiong,Zhen Ming Shi,Sheng Gong Guan,Feng Zhang Soils and Foundations 58 5 1133 2018/10
  •  Behaviours of batter-pile foundations subjected to combination of vertical load and cyclic horizontal loading Anh-Tuan Vu,Tatsunori Matsumoto,Xiong Xi,Duc-Phong Pham International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering 2021/05
  •  Mechanical Behavior of Unsaturated Masado Under Constant-Degree-of-Saturation Condition Qiu, X. Y,Xiong, X,Tsunemoto, T,Okino, S,Zhang, F Proceedings of GeoShanghai 2018 International Conference: Multi-physics Processes in Soil Mechanics and Advances in Geotechnical Testing 30 2018/05
  •  Risk assessment and mitigation for the Hongshiyan landslide dam triggered by the 2014 Ludian earthquake in Yunnan, China Z. M. Shi,X. Xiong,Ming Peng,L. M. Zhang,Y. F. Xiong,H. X. Chen,Y. Zhu Landslides 14 1 269 2017/02 
  •  Behaviour of three types of model pile foundation under vertical and horizontal loading Guo, W. T,Honda, Y,Xiong, X,Matsumoto, T,Ishihara, Y Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Press-in Engineering 2021 142 2021/06
  •  Performance of pressed-in piles in saturated clayey ground: Experimental and numerical investigations Hoang, L. T,Xiong, X,Matsumoto, T Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Press-in Engineering 2021 97 2021/06
  •  Performance analysis of a jacked-in single pile and pile group in saturated clay ground Lua Thi Hoang,Khang Xuan Dao,Xi Xiong,Tatsunori Matsumoto Soils and Foundations 62 1 101094 2022/02
  •  Flume tests and corresponding numerical simulation of hydraulic/mechanical behavior of Tangjiashan landslide dam subjected to seepage loading Xi Xiong,Tatsunori Matsumoto,Zhenming Shi,Feng Zhang Soils and Foundations 62 5 101200 2022/10
  •  Experimental and numerical study on reinforcement effect of plate anchors or flip anchors on model slopes Shota Yoshida,Xi Xiong,Tatsunori Matsumoto Soils and Foundations 63 2 1 2023/02
  •  Effect of pile arrangement on long-term settlement and load distribution in piled raft foundation models supported by jacked-in piles in saturated clay Lua Thi Hoang,Xi Xiong,Tatsunori Matsumoto Soils and Foundations 64 2 101426 2024/02

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Arts and Fieldwork


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Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

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International Students

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