CHAI Jin chun

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CHAI Jin chun
Saga University
Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering
Job title
Dr.Eng.(Asian Institute of Technology(ThaiLand))

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Associate Researcher, China Academy of
Railway Sciences
Research Engineering, Asian Institute of
- Associate Proffesor, Saga University


Soil Engineering, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology
Geotechnical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tongji University

Awards & Honors

Sep 2015
Consolidation analysis of clayey deposits under vacuum pressure with horizontal drains, Honourable mention, International Geosynthetics Society
Winner: Chai, J.-C., Horpibulsuk, S., Shen, S.-L. and Carter, J. P.
Jul 2013
Outstanding Reviewer Award in 2012, Computers and Geotechnics, Elsevier
Sep 2006
Modeling strain-softening of clayey soils, Best paper, International Association of Lowland Technology

Published Papers

Method for considering the effect of non-uniform consolidation.
CHAI Jin chun, Zhou Y.
International Journal of Geomechanics   18(2) 04017151.   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Experimental comparison of electroosmotic consolidation of wenzhou dredged clay sediment using intermittent current and polarity reversal
Fu, H.-T., Wang, J., Chai, J.-C., Cai, Y.-Q., Geng, X.-Y., Jin, J.-Q. and Jin F.-Y.
Marine Georesources & Geotechnology   36(1) 131-138   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Characteristics of clay deposits in Saga Plain, Japan. Geotechnical Engineering,
Chai, J.-C., Hino, T., Shen, S.-L.
Geotechnical Engineering, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers,   170(6) 548-558   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Chai, J.-C., Shrestha, S., Hino, T. and Uchikoshi, T.
Computers and Geotechnics   91 169-178   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Methods for evaluating overconsolidation ratio from piezocone sounding results
Chanmee, N., Chai, J.-C., Hino, T. and Wang, J.
Underground Space   2(3) 182-194   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Settlement-time curve calculation of soil-cement column and slab improved soft clay deposit
(107) Pongsivasathit, S., Voottipruex, P. and Chai, J.-C.
Lowland Technology International   19(2) 99-110   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Holocene Deposits in Saga Plain: Leaching Mechanism and Soil Sensitivity
(103) Chai, J.-C., Hino, T., Shen, S.-L. and Carter, J.
Geotechnical and Geological Engineering,   35 2107-2122   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Effect of daily fluctuation of groundwater level on land-subsidence.
Chai, J.-C., Suddeepong, A., Liu, D.-F. and Yuan, D.-J.
Int. J. of Geosynth. and Ground Eng.   Vol. 3(No. 1)    2017   [Refereed]
(5) Chai, J.-C., Hossain, Md. J., Yuan, D.-J., Shen, S.-L. and Carter, J.
Canadian Geotechnical Journal   53(3) 540-550   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Consolidation analysis of clay deposits with vertical or horizontal drains
CHAI Jin chun
Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Lowland Technology   1-14   2016   [Refereed]
Predicting performance of embankments on PVD improved subsoils.
Chai, J.-C., Shen, S.-L. and Liu, M.
Proceedings of Embankment Prediction Symposium   77-96   2016   [Refereed]
Characteristics of PVD Induced Radial Consolidation.
Zhou Yang,CHAI Jin chun
Proceedings of 19th Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference & 2nd AGSSEA Conference   959-962   2016   [Refereed]
Estimation of Overconsolidation Ratio from Piezocone Sounding Results.
Chanmee Nachanok,CHAI Jin chun,Takenori HINO
Proceedings of 19th Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference & 2nd AGSSEA Conference   349-345   2016   [Refereed]
Effect of pore water chemistry on anisotropic behavior of clayey soil and possible application in underground construction.
CHAI Jin chun,Takehito NEGAMI,Takenori HINO
Underground Space   Vol. 1 114-123   2016   [Refereed]
Equivalent ‘smear’ effect due to non-uniform consolidation surrounding a PVD.
Zhou Yang,CHAI Jin chun
Geotechnique   Vol. 66 087   2016   [Refereed]
CHAI Jin chun,SAITO Akinori
Int. J. of Geosynth. and Ground Eng.   Vol. 2(No. 19)    2016   [Refereed]
Chai, J.-C., Sari, K., Shen, S.-L. and Cai, Y.-Q.
Geotextiles and Geomembranes   Vol. 44(No. 5) 761-769   2016   [Refereed]
Parametric study on performance of bearing reinforcement earth (BRE) wall.
Suksiripattanapong, C., Horpibulsuk, S., Chinkulkijniwat, A., Chai, J.-C., Shen, S.-L. and Arulrajah, A.
KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering.      2016   [Refereed]
Shrestha, S., Chai, J.-C., Bergado, D. T., Hino, T. and Kamo, Y.
Lowland Technology International   17(3) 157-166   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Xiong, H., Cai Y.-Q., Yang, Z.-X. and Chai, J.-C.
Soils and Foundations   57(5) 720-732   [Refereed]


Performance of reinforced embankment on Muar clay deposit
Soils and Foundations, Japanese Society of Geotechnical Engineering   33(4) 1-17   1993
Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineering   125(3) 216-226   1999
Some techniques for FE analysis of embankment on soft ground
Canadian Geotechnical Journal   30(4) 710-719   1993

Books etc

Chapter 13 Geotextiles used in drainage, in Geotextiles: From Design to Applications
CHAI Jin chun (Part:Contributor, Chapter 13)
Woodhead Publishing, ISBN-10: 0081002211 ISBN-13: 978-0081002216   Jan 2016   
Deformation analysis in soft ground improvement
CHAI Jin chun, John P. Carter (Part:Joint Work)
Springer   Aug 2011   
Ground modification and seismic mitigation
Porbaha, A., Shen, S. L. Wartman, J. and Chai, J.-C. (Part:Joint Editor)
ASCE   2006   
Cahpert 10, Ground Improvement – Case Histories
Chai, J.C. and Miura, N. (Part:Contributor, Chapter 10)
Elsevier   2005   
Improvement techniques of soft ground in subsiding and low land environment.
Balkema(Rotterdam)   1994   

Association Memberships



Research on environmental conservation of groundwater and subsoil
1998 - 2001
Site investigation of Landsubsidence and suggestions about water policy of Moriyama District

Research Grants & Projects

Effect of bacteria on the properties of cement/lime treated soil
Japanese Society of Promotion of Science: Grant-in Aid
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): CHAI Jin chun
Consolidation induced deformation under the combination of vacuum pressure and surcharge load
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): CHAI Jin chun
Predicting traffic load induced long-term settlement of tunnel in soft clayey deposit
JSPS: Bilateral joint research
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): CHAI Jin chun
Settlement calculzation methoid for floating type soil-cement column improved soft clayey deposit
Project Year: 2006 - 2008
A simple method of calculating the consolidation settlement of floating type soil-cement column-slab improved soft subsoil under embankment load has been proposed and applied to three case histories in Fukuoka, Japan. The proposed method adopts t...
FEM simulation of progressive failure considering strain softening behavior
Project Year: 2005 - 2008
A pragmatic strain-softening constitutive model, which is based on Modified Cam Clay, was applied to the simulation of the progressive failure of an embankment constructed on a deposit of sensitive (strain-softening) clay in Saga, Japan. A compar...