Hui Wu

Staff Scientist
Atmospheric, Earth, and Energy Division
Phone: +19254221645


  • PhD, Tsinghua University
  • BS, Tsinghua University

Research Interests

Enhanced geothermal system, soil improvement, environmental remediation of wasted water and contaminated soil

Honors and Awards

  • Excellent doctoral dissertation of Tsinghua University, 2015
  • Outstanding graduates prize, Beijing, China, 2015
  • Second prize of Hubei province science and Technology Progress Award, 2014
  • Outstanding student leaders, Tsinghua University, 2013

Selected Publications

Wu H., Wen Q.B., Hu L.M., Gong M. (2018). Effect of adsorbate concentration to adsorbent dosage ratio on the sorption of heavy metals on soils. Journal of Environmental Engineering, ASCE. 144.

Wu H., Hu L.M., Wen Q.B. (2017). Numerical simulation of electro-osmotic consolidation coupling non-linear variation of soil parameters. Computers and Geosciences, 103: 92-98.

Wu H., Wen Q.B., Hu L.M., Gong M., Tang Z.L. (2017). Feasibility study on the application of coal gangue as landfill liner material. Waste Management, 63: 161-171.

Wu H., Qi W.G., Hu L.M.*, Wen Q.B. (2017). Electro-osmotic consolidation of soil with variable compressibility, hydraulic conductivity and electro-osmosis conductivity. Computers and Geotechnics, 85: 126-138.

Hu L.M., Wu H., Zhang L., Wen Q.B. (2016). Geotechnical properties of mine tailings. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE , 04016220-1.

Wu H., Hu L.M., Zhang G.P. (2015). Effects of electro-osmosis on the physical and chemical properties of a bentonite. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 06016010-1.

Wu H., Hu L.M., Zhang L, Wen Q.B. (2015). Transport and exchange behavior of ions in bentonite during electro-osmotic consolidation. Clays and Clay Minerals, 63(5): 395-403.

Wu H., Hu L.M., Wen Q.B. (2015). Electro-osmotic enhancement of bentonite with reactive and inert electrodes. Applied Clay Science, 111: 76-82.

Hu L.M., Wu H. (2014). Mathematical model of electro-osmotic consolidation for soft ground improvement. Géotechnique, 64(2): 155-164.

Wu H., Hu L.M.* (2013). Analytical solution for axisymmetric electro-osmotic consolidation. Géotechnique, 63(12): 1074-1079.