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).
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.