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Pacific Resources Research Center
209.946.7474
prrc@pacific.edu
Building 1150
Dr. Henghu Sun
Director
School of Engineering and Computer Science
209.946.2761
hsun@pacific.edu

Henghu Sun, PhD

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Academic Background

B.S. in Geology and Mining, Beijing University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China, 1982

M.S. in Rock Mechanics, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, China, 1985

Ph.D. in Material Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, China, 1988

Teaching Interests

  • Theory of Rock Formation and Its Simulation
  • Innovation Idea and Methodology
  • Technology Transfer for Business Executive Class
  • Rock Mechanics in Mining
  • Backfilling Materials and Method
  • High-water Content Material and Inorganic Material

 
Research Interests

  • Sialite Science and Technology - Simulation of Natural Rock Formation
  • Solid Waste Usage and the Ecosystem
  • Cyclic Economy and Sustainable Development
  • Mining Backfilling
  • Clean Energy


Selected Publications

in recent 5 years (128 papers and 5 books published and 17 patents authorized since 1986.)

Journal papers:

Zhang, N.; Sun, H. H.; Liu, X. M.; Zhang, J. X., Early-age characteristics of red mud-coal gangue cementitious material. Journal of Hazardous Material2009 (In press)

Yi, Z. L.; Sun, H. H.; Wan, J. H.; Li, C., A New Process for Highly Effective Utilization of Industrial Solid Wastes-Sialite Technology. Advanced Materials Research2009 (In press)

Li, Y.; Sun, H. H.; Liu, X. M.; Cui, Z. D., Effect of phase separation structure on cementitious reactivity of blast furnace slag. Science in China Series E: Technological Sciences2009, 52, (2), 1-5.

Li, H. J.; Sun, H. H.; Tie, X. C.; Xiao, X. J., A new method to evaluate the hydraulic activity of Al-Si materials. Science in China Series E: Technological Sciences2008, 51, (2), 113-120.

Sun, H. H.; Feng, X. P.; Liu, X. M.; Bai, X.; Niu, X. L., The influence of mechanochemistry on the structure speciality and cementitious performance of red mud. Rare Metal Materials and Engineering2007, 36, 568-570. (In Chinese)

Sun, H. H.; Li, Y.; Wang, N.; Zhao, Y. H., Sialite technology and cycle economy. Key Engineering Materials2007, 336-338, 1895-1897.

Feng, X. P.; Sun, H. H.; Liu, X. M., Practice of simulation to formation of rock theory. Key Engineering Materials2007, 336-338, 1918-1920.

Li, H. J.; Sun, H. H.; Tie, X. C.; Xiao, X. J., Dissolution properties of calcined gangue. Journal of University of Science and Technology Beijing2006, 13, (6), 570-576.

Li, H. J.; Sun, H. H.; Xiao, X. J.; Chen, H. X., Mechanical properties of gangue-containing aluminosilicate. Journal of University of Science and Technology Beijing2006, 13, (2), 183-189.

Sun, H. H.; Li, H. J.; Li, Y.; et al., Establish of silica-alumina based cementitious system – sialite. Rare Metal Materials and Engineering2004, 33, 104-109.

Books:

Henghu Sun, Yucheng Huang, Baogui Yang. Contemporary Filling Technology, Metallurgical Industry Press, 2002 (In Chinese)

Henghu Sun, Wenyong Liu, Mining Filling by Using High-water Content Material, Machinery Industry Press, 1998 (In Chinese)

Henghu Sun, Cunyi Song, High-water Content and Quick-setting Material and Its Application, China University of Mining and Technology Press, 1994 (In Chinese)

Henghu Sun, Bingli Zhao, Theory and Practice of Gob-side Entry Retaining in Mining, Coal Industry Press, 1993 (In Chinese) 

Honors and Awards

Entitled "One Hundred Talents Recruitment Program" of Tsinghua University as Distinguished Professors Recruited Worldwide Towards Outstanding Young and Middle-Age Scientists (2002)
Selected by: Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

"Professor of Cheung Kong Scholars Program" for National Distinguished Young Professors - the First Selection (73 awardees totally selected in 1999)
Selected by: Ministry of Education of China

"National Top Ten Outstanding Young Scientist Award" (10 Awardees totally selected in 1998)
Organized biennially by: Four Government Ministries (The Ministry of Science and Technology of China, Ministry of Human Resource and Social Security of China, and other two Ministries)

"National Outstanding Young Scholars" - the Second Selection (100 awardees totally selected in 1995)
Selected by: National Natural Science Foundation of China

"National New Century Outstanding Young Scholars" - the Second Selection (77 Awardees totally selected in 1995)
Selected by: Ministry of Education of China

"National Young and Middle-Aged Expert with Outstanding Contributions award" (Lifetime honor starting from 1994)
Organized annually by: Ministry of Human Resource and Social Security of China

"National Science and Technology Award for Chinese Young Scientists" (100 Awardees totally selected in 1992)
Organized annually by: China Association for Science and Technology

"Special Government Allowance of Chinese State Council" (Lifetime honor starting from 1992)
Selected by: Chinese State Council

Ph.D. Students

advised in recent 5 years (In total, advised 19 Ph.D. and 23 M.S. students since1990):

Huajian Li, Dissertation Title: Cementing Mechanism of Coal Gangue-Containing Aluminosilicate Based Materials, 2003-2007.

Yu Li, Dissertation Title: Relationship Between Phase-Separation and Cementitious Activity of Blast Furnace Slag, 2003-2007.

Wenbiao Sun, Dissertation Title: Performance of Silica-alumina Based Concrete to Resist Chloride Ions Penetration, 2003-2007.

Xiangpeng Feng, Dissertation Title: Solidification Mechanism for Na+ During the Hydration Process of Red Mud-Cementitious Materials, 2004-2008.

Jianhua Wan, Dissertation Title: Multiplex-thermal-eroding Activation Mechanism of Coal Gangue, 2006-2008.

Selected Funded Grants

(selected from over 20 government grants since 1989):

National Nature Science Foundation of China, Title: Mechanism of Alkali Leaching Control to Develop Sialite by Using Red Mud, Funded by: National Nature Science Foundation of China, Amount: RMB ¥300,000 ($ 44,100), Period: 01/2007-01/2010, Grant Number: 50674062, PI: Henghu Sun.

Chinese National Key Technology R&D Program, Title: Research on Sialite Technology by Using Tailings, Funded by: The Ministry of Science and Technology of China, Amount: RMB ¥4 million ($ 588,200), Period: 01/2007-12/20009, Grant Number: 2006BAC21B03, PI: Henghu Sun.

Beijing Science and Technology Program, Title: Comprehensive Utilization of Coal Gangue, Funded by: Beijing Municipal Commission of Science and Technology, Amount: RMB ¥4 million ($ 588,200), Period: 05/2007-12/2009, Grant Number: D07040300690000, PI: Henghu Sun.

National Nature Science Foundation of China, Title: Mechanism of Rock Formation of Sialite - Silica-alumina Based Cementitious Material, Funded by: National Nature Science Foundation of China, Amount: RMB ¥240,000 ($ 35,300), Period: 01/2005-12/2007, Grant Number: 50474002, PI: Henghu Sun.

Basic Research Program of China (973 Pre-program), Title: Basic Research for the Mechanism of Rock Formation of Sialite - Silica-alumina Based Cementitious Material, Funded by: Ministry of  Education of China, Amount: RMB¥150,000 ($ 22,100), Period: 03/2004-05/2005, Grant number: 104231, PI: Henghu Sun.

National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program), Title: Microcrystalline Dualization Cementitious Material - Sialite and its Clean Preparation Technology, Funded by: Ministry of Science and Technology of China, Amount: RMB ¥500,000 ($ 73,500), Period: 07/2003-08/2005, Grant Number: 2003AA332020, PI: Henghu Sun.

211 Project of Chinese Ministry of Education, Title: Research on the Paste-like backfill and its application, Funded by: Ministry of Education of China, Amount: RMB ¥5.5 million ($ 808,800), Period: 12/1999-01/2004, PI: Henghu Sun.