About the Author
Received his PhD in rock mechanics from the Northeastern University, China, in 1992. Then he has been affiliated as Lecturer, Associate Professor (from 1993-1996) and Professor (from 1996-2001) at the same university, from September 1995 to March 1996 as a Visiting Researcher and from December 1996 to November 1997 as a ITIT Special Research Officer at National Institute for Resource and Environment, Tsukuba, Japan, and from May to November 1996 as a Research Officer at Department of Mining Engineering, the University of Witwatersrand, South AfricaProf. Feng is a member of the ISRM, through the Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering (CSRME - ISRM National Group for China) (1995-present), President of International Society for Rock Mechanics (2011-present) and Vice President of Chinese Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering (2012-present). He is also Editor-in-Chief of Chinese Journal of Rock Mechanics and Engineering, Associate Editor-in-Chief of Chinese Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (2011-present), Members of Editorial Board of International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences -Elsevier - (2003-present), Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering - Springer - (2010-present), Geomechanics and Tunnelling - Wiley - and (2008-present), and Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering - Elsevier - (2009-present), and Member of the Advisory Board of International Journal of Analytic and Numerical Methods in Geomechanics - Wiley - (2007-present). He has authored/co-authored six books and more than 200 technical papers.