Contact Information
  Location (Office)  E12-1050
  (Lab)
  Phone    (853)8822-4016
  Fax    (853)8822-2454
  E-mail    zongjinli
  Curriculum Vitae

 

 

EDUCATION
Ph.D. Structural Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA, 1993.
M.S. Structural Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA, 1990.
B.S. Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hongzhou, China, 1982.

 

POSITIONS
2017 – present Chair Professor, Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, University of Macau
2006 – 2016 Professor, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, HKUST
2009 – 2013 Chief Scientist of China 973 National Key Research project, “Basic Study on Environmentally Friendly Contemporary Concrete”
2008 – 2013 Adjunct Professor, Southeast University
2005 – 2007 Director, PG Program of Nano-Science and Nano-Technology
2003 – 2007 Associate Dean, School of Engineering, HKUST
2002 – 2006 Associate Professor (A), Dept. of Civil Engineering, HKUST
2000 – 2002 Associate Professor (B), Dept. of Civil Engineering, HKUST
1994 – 1999 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, HKUST
1994 – 1999 Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University
1994 – 1999 Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Structural Engineering, Shandong Institute of Civil and Architectural Engineering
1993 – 1994 Research Associate, NSF ACBM Center, Northwestern University, USA
1986 – 1988 Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, USA
1982 – 1986 Instructor, Shandong Institute of Civil and Architectural Engineering, China

 

RESEARCH
   Research Interests

    •   Durability of concrete
    •   Development of high performance concrete
    •   Fiber reinforced concrete
    •   Fracture of concrete
    •   Nondestructive testing in civil engineering
    •   Development of advanced building products using extrusion technique
    •   Functional materials in civil engineering

   Research Group

 

TEACHING
   

 

RECENT PUBLICATION
  1. Lu, Z., Hou, D., Ma, H., Fan, T., & Li, Z., “Effects of Graphene Oxide on the Properties and Microstructures of the Magnesium Potassium Phosphate Cement Paste,” Construction and Building Materials, 119, 107-112, 2016.
  2. Tang, S. W., Cai, X. H., Zhou, W., Shao, H. Y., He, Z., Li, Z. J., … & Chen, E., “In-situ and Continuous Monitoring of Pore Evolution of Calcium Sulfoaluminate Cement at Early Age by Electrical Impedance Measurement,” Construction and Building Materials, 117, 8-19, 2016.
  3. Pei, Huafu, Zongjin Li, and Ying Li, “Early-age Shrinkage and Temperature Optimization for Cement Paste by Using PCM and MgO based on FBG Sensing Technique,” Construction and Building Materials, 117, 58-62, 2016.
  4. Sun, Guoxing, Liang, Rui, Lu, Zeyu, Zhang, Jinrui, Li, Zongjin, “Mechanism of Cement/carbon Nanotube Composites with Enhanced Mechanical Properties Achieved by Interfacial Strengthening,” Construction and Building Materials, 115, 87-92, 2016.
  5. Zongjin Li, Yamei Zhang, Chris Leung, Yunsheng Zhang, and Huisu Chen, “Construction Materials,” China Architecture & Building Press, pp 339, 2014.

 

AWARDS & HONORS
2013 Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Award, Royal Academy of Engineering, UK
2012 Fellow, American Concrete Institute
2010 The Study on Design Theory, Processing Technique, and Forming Mechanism of Geopolymer Structural Materials, The Second Class Award of Natural Science, The Education Ministry, China (2009-068)

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2015 – present Independent Director, D&G Technology Holding Company Ltd.
2014 – present Chairman, Advisory Committee, Admixture Application Sub-Association, China Concrete and Precast Association
2011 – present Vice Chairman, Academic Committee, Tongji University MOE Key Building Materials Laboratory in China
2011 – present Vice Chairman, Academic Committee, State Key Silicate Materials Laboratory in China
2009 – present Member of Academic Committee, State Key Advanced Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory
2009 – 2012 Appeal Tribunal Panel, HKSAR
2007 – present Chairman, Academic Committee, Guangzhou Key Building Materials Laboratory
2007 – present Chairman, Academic Committee, Sichuan Key Building Materials Laboratory
2007 – present Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications

 

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