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Postdoctoral Scholar

Tianyang Guo (郭天阳)

Postdoctoral Scholar, Geological Sciences
Dr. Tianyang Guo earned his Ph.D. degree in Rock Mechanics from the Department of Earth Sciences, the University of Hong Kong in 2020. He earned his bachelor's and master’s degree from Wuhan University (WHU) in 2013 and 2016, respectively. He was awarded the National Scholarship for Graduate in 2015 and graduated from WHU as an outstanding graduate. Before joining Stanford, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) under PolyU Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2021.

His research interests include (1) Cracking mechanisms and induced microseismicity during the injection of CO2 into reservoir rocks. (2) Application of machine learning in acoustic emission (AE) data interpretation. (3) Microcracking mechanisms of granite based on AE and microscopic observation.


Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Hong Kong, Rock Mechanics (2020)
Master of Engineering, Wuhan University, Hydraulic Structure Engineering (2016)
Bachelor of Engineering, Wuhan University, Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering (2013)