Qingsheng Bai

Academic History

  • Ph.D. student, Department of Mining Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China,2015.
  • B.Sc., Mining Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China, 2010

Research Overview

Research Overview
  • Rock fracture and its induced acoustic/seismic events.
  • Underground mining and its induced rock responses.


  • Qingsheng Baia, Shihao Tua, Fangtian Wang and Cun Zhang (2016), Field and numerical investigations on gateroad system failure induced by hard roofs in a longwall top coal caving face, International Journal of Coal Geology. (Under review)
  • Qingsheng Bai, Shihao Tu and Cun Zhang (2016), DEM investigation of the fracture mechanism of rock disc containing hole (s) and its influence on tensile strength, Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 86, 197-216.
  • Qingsheng Bai, Shihao Tu, Min Chen and Cun Zhang (2016), Numerical modeling of coal wall spall in a longwall face, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 88, 242-253.
  • Qingsheng Bai, Shihao Tu, Cun Zhang and Defu Zhu (2016), Discrete element modeling of progressive failure in a wide coal roadway from water-rich roofs, International Journal of Coal Geology 167, 215-229.
  • Qingsheng Bai and Shihao, Tu (2016), Failure analysis of a large span longwall drift under water-rich roofs and its control techniques, Engineering Failure Analysis 67, 15-32.


University of Toronto;
Department of Civil & Mineral engineering;
Rock physics and Geomechanics research group
Room MB108, 170 college street;
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 3E3
Email: qingsheng.bai@utoronto.ca