The most up-to-date publication list can be seen on Google Scholar.


A phase-field model for quasi-dynamic nucleation, growth, and propagation of rate-and-state faults
F. Fei, M.S. Mia, A.E. Elbanna, and J. Choo. Under review. arXiv:2206.07933

Size effects on the strength and cracking behavior of flawed rocks under uniaxial compression: From laboratory scale to field scale
J. Choo, Y. Sun, and F. Fei. Under review.

Extended Barton–Bandis model for rock joints under cyclic loading: Formulation and an implicit algorithm
F. Fei and J. Choo. Under review.

Journal articles

Phase-field modeling of rock fractures with roughness
F. Fei, J. Choo, C. Liu, and J.A. White. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 2022. doi:10.1002/nag.3317

Shear fracture energies of stiff clays and shales
J. Choo, A. Sohail,
F. Fei, and T.-f. Wong. Acta Geotechnica, 2021. doi:10.1007/s11440-021-01145-5

Double-phase-field formulation for mixed-mode fracture in rocks
F. Fei and J. Choo. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 376, 113655, 2021. doi:10.1016/j.cma.2020.113655

A phase-field model of frictional shear fracture in geologic materials
F. Fei and J. Choo. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 369, 113265, 2020. doi:10.1016/j.cma.2020.113265

A phase-field method for modeling cracks with frictional contact
F. Fei and J. Choo. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 121(4), 740–762, 2020. doi:10.1002/nme.6242

Conference papers

Phase-field modeling of mixed-mode cracking in rocks: From laboratory scale to field scale
F. Fei, Y. Sun, L.N.Y. Wong, and J. Choo. In Proceedings of the 55th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. Accepted

Phase-field modeling of geologic fracture incorporating pressure-dependence and frictional contact
J. Choo and F. Fei. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Energy Geotechnics, 2020. doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202020503004


Phase-field approaches to discontinuities and fractures in geologic materials
F. Fei. Access here