• Li Xiaojun
    Title: Professor
    E-mail: lixiaojun@bjut.edu.cn
Current Professional Societies

1. China Association for Science and Technology, Member;

2. Seismological Society of China, Secretary-general;

3. Consortium of Asia-Pacific Region Global Earthquake and Volcanic Eruption Risk Management (GEVER), Steering Committee and Management Board Member;

4.International Society of Lifeline and Infrastructure Earthquake Engineering,Executive CommitteeMember;

5. China Earthquake Risk and Insurance Lab, Director;

6. Technology for Earthquake Disaster Prevention,Editor in Chief;

7. Progress in Earthquake Sciences,Editor in Chief.

Research Areas

1. Seismic Wave Propagation and Numerical Simulation;

2. Seismic Hazard Analysis and Seismic Zonation;

3. Strong Ground Motion Observation and Structural Seismic Monitoring;

4. Seismic Reliability analysis of Structure and Infrastructure;

5. Earthquake Risk Evaluation and Insurance Application.


1. Outstanding Contribution Specialist Award by State Council, 1996;

2. Government Special Allowance Distributed By State Council, 1999;

3. National Outstanding Scientific and Technological Workers, 2010;

4. Distinguished Professor, Chang Jiang Scholars Program, 2011;

5. State Innovative Talents Cultivate Program, Key Area Innovation Team Leader,2013;

6.National Special Support Plan for High Level Talents, Science and Technology Innovation Leader;

7. Second Award of the Scientific and Technological Progress of The State, 1992;

8. First Award of the Scientific and Technological Progress of The China Earthquake Administration, 2008;

9. Second Prize Award of The Scientific And Technological Progress of China Earthquake Administration, 1995, 1996, 2005, 2010, 2017.


1. Xiaolong Zhang, Xiaobo Peng, Xiaojun Li*, Zhenghua Zhou, Ahmed Mebarki, Zhan Dou, Wen Nie (2020). Seismic Effects of A Small Sedimentary Basin In The Eastern Tibetan Plateau Based Onnumerical Simulation And Ground Motion Records From Aftershocks Of The 2008 Mw7.9 Wenchuan, China Earthquake. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 192 (2020), 1-8.

2. Li Xiaojun, Chen Su, Ren Zhikun, Lü Yuejun, Tong Huawei, Wen Zengping (2020). Project Plan and Research Progress on Key Technologies of Seismic Zoning In Sea Areas. Progress In Earthquake Sciences, 50, 1, 2-19.

3. LI XiaoJun, RONG MianShui, YU Yan (2020). Inversion for Velocity Structure of Soil Layers by Seismic Acceleration Records. Chinese Journal of Geophysics, 63, 1, 236-246.

4. Baizan Tang, Su Chen, Xiaojun Li*, Lihong Xiong, Hua-Peng Chen, Qingsong Feng (2019). Seismic Performance Of RC Frames With EPSC Latticed Concrete Infill Walls. Engineering Structures, 197(2019), 1-14.

5.Zhang Zhi, Li Xiaojun*, Lan Riqing, Song Chenning (2019). Shaking Table Tests and Numerical Simulations of A Small Radius Curved Bridge Considering SSI effect. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 118(2019), 1-18.

6. Xiaojun Li,Chenning Song,Guoliang Zhou,Chao Wei, andMing Lu(2018). Experimental and Numerical Studies on Sloshing Dynamics of PCS Water Tank Of Nuclear Island Building. Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations, 2018, 1-13.

7. Xiaojun Li, Juke Wang, Fangfang Li, Na Li, Haohua Huang (2018). Differential Movement Synchronous Tracking Control Strategy of Double-Shaking Table System Loading With Specimen. Shock and Vibration, 2018, 1-11.

8. LI Xiao-jun, LI Xiao-hu (2017). Study on In-Plane Flexural Behavior of Double Steel Plates and Concrete Infill Composite Shear Walls for Nuclear Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, 34, 9, 43-53.

9. Li Xiaojun, Wang Xiaohui, He Qiumei, Liu Aiwen (2017). Shaking Table Test for Evaluation of Seismic Behavior of Nuclear Power Plants On Non-Rock Site.Nuclear Power Engineering, 38, 4, 31-35.

10.Hongjuan Chen, Xiaojun Li*, Weiming Yan, Shicai Chen, Xueming Zhang (2017).Shaking Table Test of Immersed Tunnel Considering the Geological Condition. Engineering Geology, 227(2017), 93-107.

11.Lei Fu, Xiaojun Li* (2016). The Characteristics of High-Frequency Attenuation of Shear Waves in The Longmen Shan And Adjacent Regions. Bulletin of the Seismological Society Of America, 106, 5, 1979-1990.

12. DAI Zhi-jun, LI Xiao-jun, Hou Chun-lin (2015). A Combination Usage of Transmitting Formula and Spectral Element Method and the Study of Its Stability.EngineeringMechanics, 32, 11, 40-50.

13.Su Chen, Xiaojun Li*, Hong Zhang, Guoxing Chen, Aiwen Liu, Xiuli Du (2015). Vision-based Displacement Test Method for High-rise Building Shaking Table Test. Journal of Vibroengineering, 17, 8, 4057-4068.

14. LI Xiao-jun, HOU Chun-lin, DAI Zhi-jun, MEI Ze-hong (2015). Research on Site Effects of Soil Layers and Bedrock on Designing The Foundation of Nuclear Island structure. Rock and Soil Mechanics, 36, 8, 2201-2208.

15. LI Xiao-jun, HOU Chun-lin, He Qiu-mei, Mei Ze-hong (2015). Dynamic Analysis of Aircraft Impacting on Concrete Structures. Explosion and Shock Wave, 32, 2, 215-221.

16. LI Xiaojun, HE Qiumei, HOU Chunlin (2013). The Issues Related to Determination of Site Specific Design Ground Motion for Nuclear power Plants in China. Engineering Science, 15, 4, 75-90.

17.Xiao Jun Li*, Lang Liu, Yu Shi Wang, Tian Yu (2010). Analysis of Horizontal Strong-Motion Attenuation in The Great 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100, 5B, 2440-2449.

18. Li Xiaojun*, Zhou Zhenghua, Huang Moh, Wen Ruizhi, Yu Haiyin, Lu Dawei, Zhou Yongnian and Cui Jianwen (2008). Preliminary Analysis of Strong-Motion Recordings from the Magnitude 8.0 Wenchuan, China Earthquake of 12 May, 2008. Seismological Research Letters, 79, 6, 844-854.

19. Li Xiaojun*, Zhou Zhenghua, Yu Haiyin, Wen Ruizhi, Lu Dawei, Huang Moh, Zhou Yongnian and Cui Jianwen (2008). Strong Motion Observations and Recordings from The Great Wenchuan Earthquake. Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 7, 3, 235-246.

20. LI Xiao-jun, TANG Hui (2007). Numerical Dissipation Property of An Explicit Integration Scheme For Dynamic Equation Of Structural System. Engineering Mechanics, 24, 2, 28-33.

21. LI Xiaojun, HOU Chunlin, ZHAO Lei, LIU Aiwen, LI Yaqi (2006). Study On The Best Crossing Angle Between Pipeline And Fault Considering Compression Failure Of Pipe. Journal of Basic Science and Engineering, 14, 2, 203-210.

22. Li Xiaojun (2006). Special Problems on Evaluation of Seismic Safety for Offshore Engineering Site. Technology for Earthquake Disaster Prevention, 1, 2, 97-104.

23. Li Xiao-jun, Liu Ai-wen (2000). Explicit Step-by-Step Integration Formulas for Dynamic Differential Equation and Their Stability And Applicability. World Information on Earthquake Engineering, 16, 2, 8-12.

24. Xiao-Jun Li, Feng-Xin ZHAO and Yu-Xian HU (1997). Study on Simulation of Spatial Correlative Earthquake Ground Motion Field. ACTA Seismologica Sinica, 10, 2, 267-272.

25. Li Xiaojun, Liao Zhenpeng (1996). The Drift Instability of Local Transmitting Boundary in Time Domain. ACT Mechanica Sinica, 28, 5, 627-632.

26. Li Xiaojun, Zhao Fengxin, Hu Yuxian (1995). Method of Seismic Hazard Analysis for Buried Pipeline Network System. Journal of Natural Disasters, 4, S, 39-48.

27.Xiao-Jun LI, Zhen-Peng LIAO, Hui-Min GUAN(1995). An Explicit Finite Element-finite Difference Method for Analyzing the Effect of Visco-elastic Local Topography on The Earthquake Motion. ACTA Seismologica Sinica, 8, 3, 447-456.

28. Li Xiaojun, Liao Zhenpeng (1993). The Analysis Of The properties of an Explicit Difference Method for Solving the Nonlinear Structural Dynamic Equations.Engineering Mechanics, 10, 2, 141-148.

29. Li Xiaojun, Liao Zhenpeng (1993).Dynamic Skeleton Curve of Soil Stress-Strain Relationship for Irregular Cyclic Loading. Earthquake Research in China, 7, 4, 469-478.

30. Li Xiaojun, Liao Zhenpeng, Du Xiuli (1992). An Explicit Finite Difference Method for Viscoelastic Dynamic Problem. Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 12, 4, 74-80.

Personal statement

Li Xiaojun, professor and doctoral supervisor. After he got a B.S. in 1984 from the Department of Civil Engineering, Hunan University in China, Li went to Institute of Engineering Mechanics (IEM), CEA, China to study for an S.M. (1987) and Ph.D. (1993)in Earthquake Engineering. He thenworked at the Institute of Geophysics, CEA (1993-2004, 2010-2018) and Institute of Engineering Mechanics, CEA (2004-2010) as a post-doctor(1993-1995), a full professor (1996-2018)and also a Deputy Director (2004-2016). He worked at Cardiff Institute, and Wales University in U.K. as a visiting professor from 1997-1998.

His research covers a wide field, including seismology, disaster prevention and mitigation.He has published more than 400 papers and 5 books, and edited 5 national and industry technical standards and regulations. He won more than 10 National and Ministerial Scientific and Technological Progress Awards.