Cheng Lin, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Associate Professor

University of Victoria (link)

Department of Civil Engineering (link)

Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) 424

Tel: (+1) 250 472 5843

Email: chenglin918@uvic.ca

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. (honors), Civil Engineering, University of Kansas, USA, 2012
  • MS, Geotechnical Engineering, Hohai University, P. R. China, 2007
  • BS (honors), Geological Engineering, Hohai University, P. R. China, 2004

EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Professor, University of Victoria, 2022/7-present
  • Assistant Professor, University of Victoria, 2016/10 – 2022/6
  • Project Geotechnical Engineer II, Terracon Consultants, Inc., 2015/4 –2016/10
  • Project Geotechnical Engineer I, Terracon Consultants, Inc., 2013/4 –2015/4
  • Staff Geotechnical Engineer, Terracon Consultants, Inc., 2012/3 –2013/4

HONORS/AWARDS

  • Outstanding reviewer for Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 2021 and 2022
  • W.E. Cowie Innovation Award, Faculty of Engineering, University of Victoria, 2020
  • Georgia Engineering Awards, 2018
  • Outstanding reviewer for ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 2017

PROFESIONAL SERVICES

  • Associate Editor, Environmental Geotechnics (Jan 2024- )
  • Associate Editor, Canadian Geotechnical Journal (May 2023- )
  • Associate Editor, Frontiers in Built Environment-Geotechnical Engineering (Aug 2022- )
  • Member & International Executive Editor,  the Editorial Board of Southern Energy Construction (Oct 2018- )
  • Chair, Education Committee, Canadian Geotechnical Society
  • Vice Chair, Soil Mechanics & Foundations Division, Canadian Geotechnical Society
  • Member, Committee of Geotechnics of Soil Erosion, ASCE Geo-Institute