Prof. Liu Jin is a doctoral supervisor at Beijing University of Technology, the deputy director of the office of High-level Talents Affairs at BJUT, a recipient of National Natural Science Funds for Excellent Youth Scholars, a backbone member of Innovative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, a chairman of the Youth Committee of Earthquake Prevention and Disaster Reduction in Infrastructure of Seismological Society of China, a member of the Professional Committee for Earthquake Prevention and Disaster Reduction in Infrastructure of Seismological Society of China, and a member of the Committee of Sustainable Civil Engineering Research in Chinese Society for Urban Studies.
His research areas include mechanical performance of engineering structures under multiple hazards, size effect in concrete materials and components. He presided over and participated in more than 10 national projects including National Key Research and Development Program of China and National Natural Science Foundation of China. So far, Pro. Liu Jin has published 2 academic books, more than 170 articles indexed by SCI/Ei (h-index = 23) in a wide variety of high-level journals in Civil Engineering. His publications were been cited over 2800 times. He is one of the Chinese Highly Cited Scholars in 2020. Moreover, he owns 12 authorized invention patents and software copyrights. He participated in the compilation of one national standard. Additionally, he is a reviewer of 20 high-level leading journals, such as ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Engineering Structures, International Journal of Impact Engineering, etc.
Prof. Kai Qian is doctoral supervisor at Guilin University of Technology (GLUT). He is the Chair of the College of Civil Engineering and Architecture at GLUT. He is also a recipient of National Natural Science Funds for Excellent Youth Scholars, a backbone member of Innovative Research Groups of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, a committee board member of Singapore Section of ASCE, a vice-chairman of the Singapore Institute of Engineering Technologists, a vice-chairman of the Youth Committee of Earthquake Prevention and Disaster Reduction in Infrastructure of Seismological Society of China, a member of ASCE Multihazard Mitigation Committee, a member of ASCE Disproportionate Collapse Committee. His research areas include basic theory of structures to resist progressive collapse, innovated precast concrete structures and its application in practical projects, new materials and solid waste re-utilization. He has presided several national or provincial projects including three projects from National Natural Science Foundation of China. Prof. Qian published 2 academic books and 80 articles indexed by SCI (h-index = 23) in a wide variety of high-level journals in the field structural engineering. 2 papers were included in the top 1% of cited papers in ESI and 12 papers were published in ASCE, Journal of Structural Engineering. The total citation of his publication was exceeded 1600 times (Google Scholar). He owns 10 authorized invention patents and software copyrights and published 2 books either Chinese or English. He participated in the compilation of one national standard. Additionally, he is a reviewer for 20 high-level leading journals, such as ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering, Engineering Structures, International Journal of Impact Engineering, etc.
Prof. Marco Cimillo is associate dean of Learning and Teaching of the School of Design at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, associate professor at Department of Architecture and Director of the Building Physics Lab, after being Programme Director of the BEng Architecture for two years. He received his Master’s Degree in Architecture and his PhD in Environmental Design by Sapienza University of Rome, and is also a fully registered architect, a LEED Green Associate and a member of IBPSA (International Performance Simulation Association) and SITdA (Italian Society of Technology of Architecture). Before joining XJTLU in August 2016, he carried out research and teaching activities at Northumbria University in Newcastle, at Sapienza University and the Italian National Institute of Architecture in Rome and at University of Camerino in Ascoli Piceno. Furthermore, he also worked with architecture firms in Italy as a designer and a consultant. He is currently P.I. of the research project "Developing an Energy Building Stock Model for Jiangsu Province", carried out in collaboration with the University of Liverpool and the Italian National Research Council, Faculty Lead of Y-project for Solar Decathlon China 2021, developed in collaboration with Zhejiang University, Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and the National Bamboo and Rattan Organization, principle supervisor of the doctoral researches "The Energy Retrofit of the Existing Residential Building Stock in Jiangsu Province" and "Large-Scale and Rapid Energy Modelling of Buildings".
Prof. Hazem Samih Mohamed focuses on steel structures and offshore structures which are considered an area that catches a wide array of researchers’ interest worldwide. He completed his Ph. D. degree at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Afterwards, he was selected for a tenure as a distinguished young assistant professor at the School of Civil Engineering Geomatics of Southwest Petroleum University. He conducts high level research and teaches structural engineering subjects to undergraduate and graduate students.
Prof. Guo Wei, a professor and doctoral supervisor of Central South University, is the director of High Speed Rail Shaking Table Laboratory, who ever won the Excellent Young Scientist Fund of China. He visited the University of California, Berkeley (Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center) and the University of British Columbia in 2016-2017. He chaired more than 30 projects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, including Excellent Young Scholars Program, general program, Youth Program, special funded projects of China Postdoctoral and major program of 600 km/h High-speed Magnetic Levitation. And he published more than 160 academic papers, among which more than 70 papers indexed by SCI. His scientific payoff has been applied in many important fields such as high-speed railway bridges, high-speed railway stations and metro stations, the first international bridge travel test system under earthquake, the first international bridge travel test system for 600 km/h magnetic levitation train, assembled houses and assembled bridges, intelligent construction and monitoring of high pier and large span bridges, major nuclear power facilities and equipment pipelines, etc. Some of his achievements have been written into international authoritative software and national industry and local standards. He serves as a member of the International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure(ISHMII) and the Committee of Structural Vibration Control and Health Monitoring and an editorial board member of Transportation Safety and Environment, Journal of Central South University, China Journal of Highway and Transport, Journal of Central South University, the Journal of East China Jiaotong University, etc.. Besides, he is also a guest editor of International Journal of Structural Dynamics and Stability, and an international reviewer of dissertations at the University of British Columbia.
Preliminary discussion on road vibration energy harvesting technology based on soft soil subgrade
Prof. JunWang, a full professor of Wenzhou University (WZU), is the dean of the College of Civil Engineering & Architecture at WZU. He is a recipient of National Science Funds for Excellent Youth Scholars, a recipient of Zhejiang Science Funds for Outstanding Youth Scholars, and a recipient of the Top Young Scholar of Zhejiang Ten-thousand Talents Plan. And he serves as a backbone member of the key scientific and technological innovation team in Zhejiang Province. As the second contributor, he won the second prize of National Technology Invention Award. As the third contributor, he won the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award. And he also won 2 the first prize of Zhejiang Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award as the second and third contributor.
His research interests include treatment of soft soil subgrade, intelligent transportation and geotechnical engineering toward traffic. He presided over 7 national-level projects and sub-project supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, Ministry of Science and Technology, and National Key and Development Program of China. He has published 3 academic books and more than 50 papers indexed by SCI in a wide variety of high-level journals. He has been authorized more than 40 National patents for invention and 3 software copyrights.
Dr. Yifei Hao is currently a professor in School of Civil and Transportation Engineering, Hebei University of Technology, China. He was selected as the "National Young Talent Program of Chinese Government" and "Recruited Leading Expert of Tianjin City". He is also serving as the Executive Member of International Association of Protective Structures, academic editor of Advances in Civil Engineering and guest editor of International Journal of Protective Structures.
Dr Yifei Hao’s research interest includes structures against blast and green building materials. He is the Principal Investigator of a number of research projects granted by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Natural Science Foundation of Hebei University, Natural Science Foundation of Tianjin City etc. He has published 2 books, 2 book chapters and 46 journal papers. His publication has received over 1350 citations with H-index of 17 (data from Scopus).
Dr. Chee-Ming Chan is currently a Professor with the Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. She was previously a postdoctoral visiting scholar at the Port and Airport Research Institute in Japan from 2009-2011. Dr. Chan’s first degree (BSc. Civil Eng.) was awarded by KUiTHO-UTM, Malaysia in 2001. She then pursued her PhD in Geotechnical Engineering at the University of Sheffield (UK) on the Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation, MOSTI’s scholarship, returning in 2006 to serve at the present university.
Dr. Chan is member to several key societies relevant to her profession, namely International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society (SEAGS), International Geosynthetics Society- Malaysian Chapter (MyIGS), Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), Society of Engineering Education Malaysia (SEEM) and Geological Society of Malaysia (GSM). She is also serving as the Secretary for MyIGS since 2018, facilitating the coordination of engagement between industry and universities, particularly in the field of geosynthetics applications.