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Xiaoyu Song

Associate Professor Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering
Office 480C Weil Hall Work Phone: 352-294-3656 Website: Website


Xiaoyu Song,Ph.D., M.ASCE, is an Associate Professor at the University of Florida. His research experience includes theoretical and numerical modeling of strain localization in unsaturated soils triggered by multiphysics processes, computational modeling plasticity and failures of geomaterials from the nanoscale to the continuum scale, and high-performance computing in geotechnical engineering.

Primary Research Area

Geosystems Engineering

Research Interests

Computational Geomechanics, Multiscale and Multiphysics Modeling, Geohazard Modeling and Prediction, High Performance Computing


Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Geomechanics), Stanford University

Awards & Distinctions

National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award 2020 – 2025
2018 Springer Best Paper Award, Acta Geotechnica (Springer)
John A. Blume Fellowship (Stanford University), 2013