Li, Q., W. S. Kiefer, The effects of water on mantle convection and magma production on Mars (in preparation).

Li, Q., M. Liu, A visco-elasto-plastic finite element model for quasi-statically integrating short-term and long-term fault processes (in preparation).

Liu, M., Y. Yang, Q. Li, G. Luo, H. Zhang, Parallel finite element modeling of multi-timescale faulting and lithospheric deformation in the western US (submitted to Cambridge book: Cyber-infrastructure in Geosciences).

Wang, H., J. Liu, X. Shen, M. Liu, Q. Li, Y. Shi, G. Zhang, The impact of fault geometries to the strain partitioning of the Xianshuihe-Xiaojiang fault system (submitted to Science in China, Series D Earth Sciences).

Li, Q., M. Liu, S. Stein, Spatial-temporal complexity of continental intraplate seismicity: insights from geodynamic modeling and implications for seismic hazard estimation, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 2008 (in press). (ABSTRACT)


Li, Q., M. Liu, H. Zhang, A 3D visco-elasto-plastic model for simulating long-term slip on non-planar faults, Geophysical Journal International, 2008 (in press). (ABSTRACT)


Li, Q., W.S. Kiefer, Mantle convection and magma production on present-day Mars: effects of temperature-dependent rheology, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L16203, doi:10.1029/2007GL030544, 2007. (ABSTRACT)


Liu, M., Y. Yang, Q. Li, H. Zhang, Parallel computing of multi-scale continental deformation in the western United States: preliminary results, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 163, 35-51, 2007. (ABSTRACT)


Li, Q., M. Liu, Initiation of the San Jacinto Fault and its interaction with the San Andreas Fault: Insights from geodynamic modeling, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 164, 1937-1945, 2007. (ABSTRACT)


Li, Q., M. Liu, Q. Zhang, E. Sandvol, Stress evolution and seismicity in the central-east USA: insights from geodynamic modeling, in Continental Intraplate Earthquakes: Science, Hazard, and Policy Issues, edited by S. Stein, and S. Mazzzoti, GSA, 149-166, 2007. (ABSTRACT)


Li, Q., M. Liu, Geometrical impact of the San Andreas Fault on stress and seismicity in California, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 33, L08302, doi:10.1029/2005GL025661, 2006. (ABSTRACT)


Li, Q., M. Liu, E. Sandvol, Stress Evolution Following the 1811-1812 Large Earthquakes in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 32, L11310, doi:10.1029/2004GL022133, 2005. (ABSTRACT)


Cai, Y., G. Luo, J. Liu, Q. Li, B. Zhang, H. Chen, A numerical method for modeling dynamic process of discontinuous rock foundation-arch dam system, Rock and Soil Mechanics, China, 25, z2, 361-365, 2004.


Li, Q., M. Liu, Y. Yang, The 01/26/2001, Bhuj, India, Earthquake: Intraplate or Interplate? in Plate Boundary Zone, edited by S. Stein, and  J. Freymueller, AGU, Washington, D.C., 255-264, 2002. (ABSTRACT)