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Professor Xiangming Zhou

Professor Xiangming Zhou
Head of Department - Civil & Environmental Engineering

Membership and affiliation

Peer esteem

  • Coordinator, European Commission Horizon 2020 funded Green INSTRUCT project (grant agreement no.: 723825) with total budget of €4,996,626 (EC contribution).
  • Scientific Manager, European Commission 7th Framework Program funded FIBCEM project (grant agreement no.: 262954) with total budget of €2,747,570 (EC contribution) and also a Work Package Leader.
  • Work Package Leader, European Commission Horizon 2020, MARIE SkÅ‚odowska-CURIE ACTIONS, Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) funded REMINE project (grant agreement no.: 645696) with total grant of €567,000 (EC contribution).
  • Member, TC MRP – Measuring Rheological Properties of Cement-based Materials, International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM)
  • Member, TC DFC – Digital Fabrication with Cement-based Materials, International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM)
  • Member, Technical and Education Committee, Institute of Concrete Technology
  • Committee Member, Thames Valley Branch, Institution of Structural Engineers
  • Invited Member, Industrial Forum for Standards and Uses of Alkali Activated Cements, UK
  • Haitian Visiting Professor in Structural Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
  • New Millennium Yuelu Visiting Scholar, College of Civil Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha, China

Invited Speaker:

  • Invited Plenary Lecture, Alkali-activated Binder from Tungsten Mining Waste and Waste Glass,” 8th International Conference on Silicate Materials (BaltSilica 2018), 30 May - 1 June 2018, Riga, Latvia.
  • Invited Plenary Lecture, “Characterisation of Rheology of Semi-solid Fresh Cement-based Materials for Extrusion: Experimental Techniques and Data Interpretation Theory,” 2nd International RILEM Workshop on Rheology and Digital Fabrication of Cement-based Materials, 9 Jun 2017, Brunel University London, UK.
  • Invited Plenary Lecture, “Extrusion: A New Manufacturing Method for Precasting Cement-based Building Products,” 7th International Conference on Silicate Materials (BaltSilica 2016), 25-27 May 2016, Kaunas, Lithuania.
  • Invited Lecture, “Simulation of the Mechanical Properties of Advanced Cement-based Materials – Rheology and Extrusion”, Gordon Research Conference on Advanced Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure Development, 3-8 August 2014, Hong Kong.
  • Invited Lecture, “Extrusion of Cement-based Building Materials and Products: An Overview.” Construmat R+D Showcase 2013, Barcelona, Spain, 21-24 May 2013.
  • Invited Lecture, "Geopolymer-based Building Products Made by Extrusion,” 1st UK Conference on Applications of Geopolymers, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK, 4 December 2012.
  • Editorial board member of Advances in Concrete Construction: An International Journal of Sustainability and Innovation in Concrete Construction, Techno Press.
  • Associate Editor, journal of Frontiers in Materials – Structural Materials / Frontiers in Built Environment – Structural Materials.
  • Editorial board member of The Open Construction & Building Technology Journal, Bentham Open.
  • External Examiner, PhD thesis in Civil Engineering, University of Strathclyde.
  • External Examiner, PhD thesis in Civil Engineering, Edinburgh Napier University.
  • External Examiner, PhD thesis in Civil Engineering, University of Manchester.
  • External Examiner, PhD thesis in Civil Engineering, University of Dundee.
  • External Examiner, PhD thesis in Civil Engineering, University College London.
  • External Examiner, PhD thesis in Civil Engineering, University of Brighton.
  • External Examiner, PhD thesis in Civil Engineering, University of Greenwich.
  • External Examiber, MSc Advanced Structural Engineering (FT/PT) course, Edinburgh Napier University.
  • External Examiber, BSc Civil Engineering course, Ulster University.
  • External Panel Member of the event at University of Derby for validation of BSc(Hons) Civil Engineering, & BSc(Hons) Mechanical Engineering and approval of the proposed collaborative arrangements for the franchise delivery of the two courses with Mediterranean College, Greece, November 2012, University of Derby.
  • External Panel Member for validation of extended degree programs in Engineering (i.e., BEng(Hons) Electronics and Electrical Engineering; BEng(Hons) Mechanical and Design Engineering; BEng(Hons) Architectural Design Engineering; BEng(Hons) Civil and Construction Engineering; BEng(Hons) Telecommunications and Network Engineering) for Applied Science University, Bahrain, March 2015, London South Bank University.
  • External Panel Member for approval of MEng Civil Engineering course, September 2015, London South Bank University.
  • Invited peer reviewer for grant proposals submitted to the EPSRC (i.e. first grant scheme, standard responsive mode, & early career fellowship), the Royal Society (i.e. industrial fellowship), and Hong Kong Croucher Foundation (i.e. Senior Research Fellowship).
  • Invited peer reviewer for the following international journals:
    • Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering ASCE
    • Journal of Bridge Engineering ASCE
    • Journal of Structural Engineering ASCE
    • Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE
    • ACI Materials Journal (ACI)
    • ACI Structural Journal (ACI)
    • Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier)
    • Cement and Concrete Composites (Elsevier)
    • Cement and Concrete Research (Elsevier)
    • Engineering Fracture Mechanics (Elsevier)
    • Engineering Structures (Elsevier)
    • Computers & Structures (Elsevier)
    • Materials and Design (Elsevier)
    • Energy and Buildings (Elsevier)
    • Applied Energy (Elsevier)
    • Particuology (Elsevier)
    • International Journal of Mineral Processing (Elsevier)
    • International Journal of Mechanical Sciences (Elsevier)
    • Journal of Earthquake Engineering (Taylor & Francis)
    • The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings (Wiley)
    • RILEM Materials and Structures (Springer)
    • ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation (ASTM)
    • Science China Technological Sciences (English version) (Springer)
    • International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials (Springer)
    • Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering (Springer)
    • Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration (Springer)
    • Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (Springer)
    • International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials (Springer)
    • Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering (Springer)
    • Engineering Computations (Emerald Insight)
    • Advances in Structural Engineering (Multi-science)
    • Steel and Composite Structures (Techno Press)
    • Structural Engineering and Mechanics (Techno Press)
    • Advances in Concrete Construction: An International Journal (Techno Press)
    • ICE Proceedings of Waste and Resource Management (ICE)
    • ICE Proceedings of Structures and Buildings (ICE)
    • Geoscience (MDPI)
    • Materials (MDPI)
    • Etc.
  • Scientific / Technical / Advisory / Steering Committee in international conferences:

Scientific Committee, RILEM Spring Convention and International Conference on Sustainable Materials, Systems and Structures (SMSS2019), Segment New Generation Construction Materials, Rovinj, Croatia, 18-22 March 2019.

Member, Scientific Committee, International Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches for Cement-based Materials and Structural Concrete: Synergizing Expertise and Bridging Scales of Space and Time (Syner’18Crete), Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, 24-26 October, 2018, http://synercrete.com/#committees

Member, Scientific Committee, 1st RILEM International Conference on Concrete and Digital Fabrication, Zurich, Switzerland, 10-12 September 2018. http://digitalconcrete2018.ethz.ch/

Member, International Organizing Committee / Scientific and Technical Committee, REMINE International Conference + Brokerage Event + Lab Workshop (RICON2017), University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, 25-27 October 2017. https://ricon17.wordpress.com/organizing-scientific-commitees/

Member, International Scientific Committee, 8th International Conference on Silicate Materials (BaltSilica 2018), 30 May – 1 June 2018, Riga, Latvia. http://www.smi.rtu.lv/en/node/386

 

Chair, Scientific & Technical Committee / Local Organization Committee, 2nd International RILEM Workshop on Rheology and Digital Fabrication of Cement-based Materials, 9 Jun 2017, Brunel University London, UK.

Member, Scientific Committee, 3rd International Conference on Natural Fibers – Advanced Materials for a Greener World (ICNF2017), Braga, Portugal, 21-23 June 2017.

Member, International Scientific Committee, 7th International Conference on Silicate Materials (BaltSilica 2016), 26-27 May 2016, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania.

Member, Scientific Committee, 2nd International Conference on Natural Fibers – From Nature to Market (ICNF2015), Azores, Portugal, 27-29 April 2015.

Member, International Scientific Committee, the 2014 International Conference on Advances in Concrete Construction (ICAC14), Busan, Korea, 24-29 August 2014.

Professional Membership

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (HEA), UK
  • Senior Member, International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM)
  • Fellow, Institute of Concrete Technology (ICT)
  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Member, Structural Engineering Institute (SEI), ASCE
  • Member, American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • Member, International Masonry Society (IMS)
  • Graduate Member, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • Graduate Member, Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE)

Awards

  • Chinese Ministry of Education Natural Sciences Award (1st Class) for the research on “Seismic Effects on Building Structures: Theoretical Studies and Applications” (the 9th winner), 2006.