Dai Fuchu

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Name:DAI Fuchu





Current Professional Societies

  1. Member ofInternational Consortium on Geo-disaster Reduction

  2. Member of Engineering Geological Committee, Geological Society of China

  3. Member of Seismic Geological Committee, Seismological Society of China

  4. Member of Applied Quaternary Committee, Chinese Association for Quaternary Research

Research Areas

1. Failure Processes of Soil and Causative Mechanism of Landslides

2. Hydrological Processes of Hillslopes and Landslide Risk Assessment

3. Instrumentation and Warning of Landslides


1. Golden Hammer Award, Geological Society Of China, 2005

2. Geotechnical Paper Of The Year 2001 Award, Hong Kong Institution Of Engineers

3. 2016-2018 Most Cited Chinese Researchers


  1. Dai FC, Lee CF, Deng JH, Tham LG. The 1786 Earthquake-triggered Landslide Dam And Subsequent Dam-break Flood On The Dadu River, Southwestern China. Geomorphology 2005, 65: 205-221.

  2. Dai FC, Lee CF, Li J, Xu ZW. Assessment Of Landslide Susceptibility On The Natural Terrain Of Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Environmental Geology 2001, 40(3): 381-391.

  3. Dai FC, Lee CF, Ngai YY. Landslide Risk Assessment And Management: An Overview. Engineering Geology 2002, 64: 65-87.

  4. Dai FC, Lee CF, Wang SJ, Feng YY. Stress-strain Behavior Of A Loosely Compacted Volcanic-derived Soil And Its Significance To Fill Slope Failures. Engineering Geology 1999, 53: 359-370.

  5. Dai FC, Lee CF, Wang SJ. Analysis Of Slide-debris Flows On Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Engineering Geology 1999, 51: 279-290.

  6. Dai FC, Lee CF, Wang SJ. Characterization Of Rainfall-induced Landslides. International Journal Of Remote Sensing 24 (23): 4817-4834.

  7. Dai FC, Lee CF, Zhang XH. GIS-based Geo-environmental Evaluation For Urban Land Use Planning: A Case Study. Engineering Geology 2001, 61: 257-271.

  8. Dai FC, Lee CF. A Spatiotemporal Probabilistic Modelling Of Storm-induced Shallow Landsliding Using Airphotos And Logistic Regression. Earth Surface Processes And Landforms 2003, 28: 527-545.

  9. Dai FC, Lee CF. Frequency-volume Relation And Prediction Of Rainfall-induced Landslides. Engineering Geology 2001, 59: 253-266.

  10. Dai FC, Lee CF. Landslide Characteristics And Slope Instability Modeling Using GIS. Geomorphology 2002, 42(3-4): 213-228.

  11. Dai FC, Lee CF. Landslides On Natural Terrain: Physical Characteristics And Susceptibility Mapping. Mountain Research And Development, 2002, 22(1): 40-47.

  12. Dai FC, Lee CF. Terrain-based Mapping Of Landslide Susceptibility Using A Geographic Information System: A Case Study. Canadian Geotechnical Journal 2001, 38(5): 911-923.

  13. Dai FC, Liu YH, Wang SJ. Urban Geology: A Case Study Of Tongchuan City, Shaanxi Province, China. Engineering Geology 1994, 38: 165-175.

  14. Dai FC, Tham LG, Lee CF, Ng KC, Shum WL. Logistic Regression Modeling Of Storm-induced Shallow Landsliding In Time And Space On Natural Terrain Of Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Bulletin Of Engineering Geology And The Environment 2004, 63: 315-327.

  15. Dai FC, Tu XB, Xu C, Gong QM, Yao X. Rock Avalanches Triggered By Oblique-thrusting During The 12 May 2008 Ms 8.0 Wenchuan Earthquake, China. Geomorphology 2011, 132: 300-318.

  16. Dai FC, Xu C, Yao X, Xu L, Tu XB, Gong QM. Spatial Distribution Of Landslides Triggered By The 2008 Ms 8.0 Wenchuan Earthquake, China. Journal Of Asian Earth Sciences 2011, 40: 883-895.

  17. Dai FC,Deng JH, Tham LG, Law KT, Lee CF. A Large Landslide In Zigui County, Three Gorges Area. Canadian Geotechnical Journal 2004, 41(6): 1233-1240.

  18. Chen J, Dai FC, Lv TY, Cui ZJ. Holocene Landslide-dammed Lake Deposits In The Upper Jinsha River, SE Tibetan Plateau And Their Ages. Quaternary International, 2013, 298: 107-113.

  19. ChenJ,DaiFC,XuL,ChenS,WangPF,LongW,ShenNQ. Properties And Microstructure Of A Natural Slip Zone In Loose Deposits Of Red Beds, Southwestern China.Engineering Geology2014,183:53-64.

  20. Chen J, Dai FC, Yao X. Holocene Debris-flow deposits And Their Implications On The Climate In The Upper Jinsha River Valley, China. Geomorphology 2008, 93(3-4): 493-500.

  21. Li HJ, Dai FC, Li WC, Xu L, Min H. Stability Assessment Of A Slope Under A Transformer Substation Using Numerical Modelling. Bulletin Of Engineering Geology And The Environment 2011, 70(3): 385-394.

  22. Tu XB, Dai FC, Lu XJ and Zhong HY. Toppling And Stabilization Of The Intake Slope For The Fengtan Hydropower Station Enlargement Project, Mid-South China. Engineering Geology 2007, 91: 152-167.

  23. Tu XB, Dai FC, Pan YS. Dating Of Faults And Estimation Of Surface Uplift And Erosion Rates In The Northern Margin Of Dabie Mountains, China. Journal Of Asian Earth Sciences, 2012, 56: 72-76.

  24. XiaoJZ,DaiFC,WeiYQ,MinH,XuC,TuXB,WangML. Cracking Mechanism Of Secondary Lining For A Shallow And Asymmetrically-loaded Tunnel In Loose Deposits.TunnellingAnd Underground Space Technology2014, 43: 232-240.

  25. Xu C, Dai FC, Xu XW, Lee YH. GIS-based Support Vector Machine Modeling Of Earthquake-triggered Landslide Susceptibility In The Jianjiang River Watershed, China. Geomorphology 2012, 145-146: 70-80.

  26. Xu L, Dai FC, Chen J, Iqbal J, Qu YX. Analysis Of A Progressive Sope Failure In The Xiangjiaba Reservoir area, Couthwest China. Landslides 2014, 11: 55-66.

  27. Xu L, Dai FC, Tham LG, Tu XB, Min H, Zhou YF, Wu CX, Xu K. Field Testing Of Irrigation Effects On The Stability Of A Cliff Edge In Loess, North-west China. Engineering Geology 2011, 120: 10-17.

  28. Xu L, Dai FC, Tham LG, Zhou YF, Wu CX. Investigating Landslide-related Cracks On The Edge Of Two Loess Platforms In NW China. Earth Surface Processes And Landforms 2012, 37(10): 1023-1033.

  29. Xu L, Dai FC, Tu XB, Javed I, Woodard MJ, Jin YL, Tham LG. Occurrence Of Landsliding On Slopes Where Flowsliding Had Previously Occurred: An Investigation In A Loess Platform, North-west China. CATENA 2013, 104: 195-209.

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Personal statement

Professor DAI Fuchu obtained his B.Sc. and M.Phil. from Xi’an College of Geology (now Chang’an University) in 1990 and 1993, respectively, and Ph.D. from Institute of Geology at Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 1997. He worked in Institute of Geography at CAS as a post-doc from 1997 to 1999, and then as a research associate professor from 1999 to 2004. He was employed to work in the University of Hong Kong as a research assistant from Nov. 1995 to Nov. 1996, as a research associate from May 1999 to May 2001, as a senior research assistant from Feb. 2002 to Sept. 2002 and then a research assistant professor from Oct. 2002 to Feb. 2004. He joined Institute of Geology and Geophysics at CAS as a research professor from Feb. 2002 to July 2014, and then joined Beijing University of Technology from July 2014. His research interests include: hydrological processes of hillslopes prone to landsliding, failure processes of soil and causative mechanism of landsliding, GIS and RS based landslide risk assessment. He has published over sixty SCI journal papers, which have been cited in Web of Science for more than 4000 times.