KejianMa(Oct.22, 1933 --), a structural engineering expert, was born in Yueyang city, Hunan province. He graduated from Hunan University with a bachelor's degree in 1958, and studied steel structure and the mechanics of elasticity in Zhejiang University from 1959 to 1961.
Once served as the chairman of the Structure Committee of Guizhou Civil Engineering Society, Mr. Ma now is a member of the Prestressed Structure Branch of China Iron and Steel Association, a senior member of the Space Structure Committee of China Civil Engineering Society, the associate editor of "Spatial Structures" quarterly, a visiting professor (doctoral supervisor) at Hunan University, the Deputy Director of the Academic Committee of Guizhou University, and the Director of the Space Structure Research Center of Guizhou University.
As the winner of the "Labor Day" Medal for Guizhou Provincial Model Worker (1994, 1999) and the winner of "Labor Day" Medal for National Model Worker (1999), Mr. Ma is among the first batch of provincial experts, one of the first batch of Investigation and Design Masters and the first batch of Honorary Core Experts of Guizhou province. He has been engaged in structural engineering teaching, scientific research, and engineering practice for 50 years while being the author of four monographs, the editor-in-chief or co-editor of three technical specifications for new-type structure system, and also the writer of more than 100 published papers.
Prof. Zhishen Wu, born in June 1961. Professor, doctoral supervisor; Dean of IIUSE；Member of the 13th CPPCC National Committee; Member of Japanese Academy of Engineering (foreign), Member of European Academy of Science and Arts; National Key Talent Program, Changjiang Scholar, recipient of National Distinguished Youth Fund (Class B), chief scientist of Project 973, member of discipline Review Group of Academic Degree Committee of The State Council, Member of Environment and Civil Resources of Science and Technology Committee, Ministry of Science and Technology Committee, Ministry of Education, Innovation Team (leader) and Jiangsu Innovation Team (leader).
He is currently president of the International Society for Intelligent Infrastructure Structural Health Monitoring (ISHMII), President of the International Society for Bastic Fiber and Composites (ISBFC), and Director of the International Building Fiber Enhanced Composites (IIFC) (former Vice President).Director of China civil engineering society, China chemical fiber industry association basalt fiber branch honorary President (former President), China society of composite materials civil engineering composite material branch, vice President of China silica society glass fiber branch, vice President of China instrument institute equipment structure health monitoring and early warning branch, China institute of vibration engineering structure vibration control professional committee Vice President, Vice President of the 7th Council of Concrete and Prestressed Concrete Branch of China Society of Civil Engineering and other more than 20 important positions such as scholars, directors and directors of relevant international and international academic organizations at home and abroad.He was successively elected as the president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Japan Civil Society, International Society of Building Fiber Enhanced Composite Materials, ISHMII and others, serving as the chief editor of the International Journal of Sustainability Materials and Structures (IJSMSS) and Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering ( Associate editor and editorial board of 10 SCI journals including CACIE) and Structural Health Monitoring (SHM).
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. Wei Guo, a professor and doctoral supervisor of Central South University, 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.
Prof. Liu Jin, Doctoral Supervisor at Beijing University of Technology (BLUT). He is also the deputy director of the office of High-level Talents Affairs at BJUT. He is 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. Pro. Jin has published 2 academic book, more than 250 SCI/EI refereed articles (h-index = 26) in a wide variety of high-level journals in Civil Engineering. The citation time of his publications has exceeded 1800 times. He has participated in the compilation of one national standard. He is one of the Chinese Highly Cited Scholars in 2020 and 2021.
Prof. Kai Weiis the recipient of the National Excellent Young Scientists Fund, the Thousand Young Talents Program of Sichuan Province, and the "Young Eagle Scholar" of Southwest Jiaotong University. He is the section board member of the SCI journal "Sustainability" and the subject coordinator of "Advances in Bridge Engineering", the first English journal on bridge engineering in China. He is also a young editorial board member of the China Journal of Highway and Transport.
The research scope of Dr. Wei includes bridge hydrodynamics, local scour, fluid-structure interaction, extreme metocean condition simulation, et al. He received a B.S. degree in civil engineering from Tongji University in 2007 and a Ph.D. degree in bridge and tunnel engineering from Tongji University in 2013. He joined the Department of Bridge Engineering of Southwest Jiaotong University in July 2016 and is currently the core member of the innovation team of deep-water large-span bridges. Before joining Southwest Jiaotong University, he conducted three-year postdoctoral research (2013-2016) at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Northeastern University.
He is the PI of three National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) projects, one regional joint fund project and one National Key Research and Development Program of China (NPRD). His research achievements have been applied to several long-span bridges, including Pingtan Strait Rail-cum-Road Bridge, Xihoumen Rail-cum-Road Bridge, the Changtai Yangtze River Bridge, etc.
Prof. Zhonghua Gouis a professor of architecture at the School of Urban Design, Wuhan University. Before he joined WHU, he had taught in Australia for 8 years, at UNSW and Griffith University. He was awarded as Australia National Research Leader in Architecture in 2018 and 2020, and was awarded as China’s Highly Cited Scholar in Architecture in 2021. He serves in many journal editorial boards and governmental grants review boards.
Prof. Linchuan Yang is a Professor and Deputy Head of the Department of Urban and Rural Planning, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China. He obtained PhD and MPhil degrees from The University of Hong Kong and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and a bachelor’s degree in Science from Xiamen University, China. His research interests include Transport and Land Use, Transport Planning, Travel Behavior, and Transport Geography. He has served as a peer reviewer for 60+ SCI/SSCI journals. He is an associate editor of Frontiers in Public Health, Heliyon, and Frontiers in Built Environment; an editorial board member of Humanities & Social Sciences Communications; and 13 SCI/SSCI journals, including Transportation Research Part D, Travel Behaviour and Society, and Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. He was selected as a World Young Scientist for Frontier Science and Technology and Young Talent of Sichuan Province, China, and was ranked among the top-2% scientists in the Stanford University list.