Prof. Junxian Zhao is a national major talent project youth program entrant, Guangdong Province Jieqing, Guangdong Province "special support plan" of science and technology innovation of young talent. His academic positions include director of the Earthquake Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Engineering Branch of the Chinese Civil Engineering Society, member of the Earthquake Engineering Committee of the Chinese Earthquake Society, and member of the Youth Committee for Earthquake Disaster Prevention and Mitigation of Infrastructure of the Chinese Earthquake Society.
His main Research Interests includes Seismic design of steel structures, Passive energy dissipation systems, Buckling-restrained braces, ect. His professional membership includes Committee for the Promotion of Earthquake prevention and Disaster Mitigation Engineering , China Society of Civil Engineering; Editorial Board Member of the Technical Specification for the Applications of Buckling-Restrained Braces.
In recent years, he has presided over 3 projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 6 provincial and ministerial level projects such as Guangdong Outstanding Youth Foundation, published 23 papers in high-level journals as the first/corresponding author, 1 paper was selected as one of the top 10 hot papers of the year in authoritative journals, authorized 1 U.S. patent and 13 Chinese invention patents as the first inventor, edited 2 provincial standards such as "Technical Standards for Flexural Restrained Support Structures" in Hebei Province, participated in 3 CECS and provincial standards, and won the first prize of Hebei Science and Technology Progress in 2019.