Expert in Materials Science, Materials Engineering, and Civil Engineering
Expert is an associate professor in the School of Civil Engineering at a major U.S. research university. This specific program was ranked as the No.1 program in Civil Engineering worldwide by ShangHai Ranking.
Expert has also worked as a project engineer of Kiewit Corp, Southeast District, at the Miami International Airport Project.
Expert has provided consulting services for National Gypsum Corporation. She has lent technical guidance and service in the product development of high-strength, lightweight gypsum boards for National Gypsum Corporation -- the largest gypsum company.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Chicago, Illinois - Joliet, Illinois - Champaign, Illinois - Indianapolis, Indiana - Fort Wayne, Indiana - South Bend, Indiana - Gary, Indiana - Hammond, Indiana - Bloomington, Indiana - Muncie, Indiana
|Year: 2007||Degree: Doctor||Subject: Construction Education||Institution: Clemson University|
|Year: 2006||Degree: Master||Subject: Construction Management and Science||Institution: Clemson University|
|Year: 2003||Degree: Master||Subject: Business Management||Institution: Xi'an Univ. of Architecture & Technology|
|Year: 1997||Degree: Bachelor||Subject: Construction Engineering||Institution: Xi'an Univ. of Architecture & Technology|
|Years: 2015 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Associate Professor||Department: Civil Engineering||Responsibilities: Expert's responsibilities include research, teaching and mentorship in materials science and engineering-related areas.|
|Years: 2014 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Co-founder, CTO||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert conducts product development in lightweight and high-strength composites that employ cellulose materials.|
|Years: 2009 to 2015||Employer: University of North Carolina at Charlotte||Title: Assistant Professor||Department: Engineering Technology||Responsibilities: Expert conducted research, teaching and mentorship in civil engineering technology.|
|Years: 2007 to 2009||Employer: Roger Williams University||Title: Assistant Professor||Department: Construction Management||Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for research, teaching and student mentorship in civil engineering technology.|
|Years: 2006 to 2006||Employer: Peter Kiewit Corp. Southeast District||Title: Project Engieener||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert was responsible for a $200 million change order and project coordination at the Miami International Airport Project.|
|Associations / Societies|
|• American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2009 – Present
• American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE), 2009 – Present
• Material Research Society (MRS), 2010 – Present
• Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), 2015 – Present
• American Physical Society (APS), 2016 – Present
• American Concrete Institute (ACI), 2016 – Present
|Awards / Recognition|
|• National Science Foundation CAREER Award 2014
• National Science Foundation ADVANCE Fellow, UNC Charlotte 2010
• Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars 2010
• Provost Fund for Undergraduate Research Award, Roger Williams University 2009
• Chinese/Japanese Construction Ministry Research Fellowship, Tokyo, Japan 2003
|Publications and Patents Summary|
| Expert has published 1 book, 4 book chapters, 61 peer-reviewed technical papers, 1 patent, and 2 provisional patents.
She has delivered multiple keynote and invited talks, as well as numerous contributed talks, at top research conferences all over the world.
|English||Excellent in written and oral presentation|
|Chinese||Excellent in written and oral presentation|
|Japanese||Limited oral communication skills (can be quickly improved)|