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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. (2021). A new interpretation for formation of orthogonal joints in quartz sandstone. Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 13(2), 289-299. Retrieved from
Journal article
Phillips, N.J. & Ji, S. (2021). Constraining the ductile deformation mechanisms of garnet across pressure-temperature space. Journal of Structural Geology, 148, 11 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Ji, S. & Li, L. (2021). Feldspar microboudinage paleopiezometer and its applications to estimating differential stress magnitudes in the continental middle crust (examples from west Yunnan, China). Tectonophysics, 805, 17 pages. Retrieved from


Physique du globe. Géologie structurale. Tectonophysique.

Supervision at Polytechnique


  • Ph.D. Thesis (5)

    • Li, L. (2022). Characterization of brittle deformation in geological composite materials (felsic mylonites and layered sedimentary rocks) and estimation of paleostresses (Ph.D. Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from
    • 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.