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Shaocheng Ji
B.Sc. (Nanjing), M.Sc. (Beijing), Ph.D. (Montpellier, France)

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Geotectonic geology
  • Tectonic and seismology
  • Rheology of geophysic
  • Tectonophysics
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 4005 Structural geology and tectonics
  • 4301 Structure and dynamics of the earth's interior


Recent publications
Journal article
Li, L. & Ji, S. (2020). On microboudin paleopiezometers and their applications to constrain stress variations in tectonites. Journal of Structural Geology, 130, 16 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Ji, S. & Li, L. (2019). Characterization of Stream Potholes in Interlayered Felsic and Mafic Gneisses from the Deerfield River, Shelburne Falls (Massachusetts, USA), and Implications for River Incision into Bedrock. Journal of Geology, 127(2), 183-205. Retrieved from
Journal article
Ji, S., Zeng, W., Li, L., Ma, Q. & Feng, J. (2019). Geometrical characterization of stream potholes in sandstone from the Sunxi River (Chongqing, China) and implications for the development of bedrock channels. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 173, 374-385. Retrieved from
Journal article
Xu, Z., Ji, S. & Zhou, X. (2019). Pseudotachylyte-induced weakness of plate-boundary fault: Insight from the indus-tsangpo suture between India and Asia. Acta Geologica Sinica-English Edition, 93(1), 11 pages. Retrieved from


Physique du globe. Géologie structurale. Tectonophysique.

Supervision at Polytechnique


  • Ph.D. Thesis (4)

    • Shao, T. (2015). Fabric and Elastic Properties of Antigorite, Mica and Amphibole-Rich Rocks and Implications for the Tectonic Interprétation of Seismic Anisotropy (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from
    • Sun, S. (2011). Seismic velocities, anisotropy and elastic properties of crystalline rocks and implications for interpretation of seismic data (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal). Retrieved from
    • Wang, Q. (2009). Seismic velocities, anisotropy, hysteresis and poisson's ratio of ultrahigh pressure (UHP) metamorphic rocks (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal).
    • Wang, Q. (2004). Seismic properties of polyphase rocks (Ph.D. Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal).
  • Master's Thesis (1)

    • Gu, Q. (2006). Porosity dependence of mechanical properties of solid materials and rocks (Master's Thesis, École Polytechnique de Montréal).

Press review about Shaocheng Ji

October 5, 2017, Le Devoir, Quand les hommes font trembler la terre   Mentions de Shaocheng Ji, professeur titulaire au Département des génies civil, géologique et des mines de Polytechnique Montréal.