Associate Professor

Phone: (+86)133-4997-3649


Academic Areas: Construction Management

Research Interests: Life-cycle infrastructure project management, Construction management complex system, Construction safety management, Construction regulation and policies

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. in Construction Engineering and Management, 2007, Tsinghua University;

BA in Structural Engineering, 2002, Tsinghua University.

Professional Experience

Associate Professor (2008-present), School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

Assistant Professor (2007-2008), School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

Visiting Scholar(2012-2013), Department of Construction Management and Engineering, North Dakota State University, USA.

Selected Publications


1. Zhang Wei. Theory and Application of Agent Construction Method for Public Projects. China Water Power Press, 2008.

2. Wu Xianguo, Zhang Wei. Construction Project Management. Wuhan University Press, 2009.

3. Zhu Hongliang, Meng Xianhai, Wang Heng, Zhang Wei. Construction Laws, Regulations and Administration Institutions of Different Countries/Zones. China Water Power Press, 2005.


1. Zhang, W. and Chen, X. (2015). "A Construction Safety Management System from contractors' perspectives". International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management 2014: pp.134-143.

2. Teng, J., Zhang, W., Wu, X., and Zhang L. (2015). "Overcoming the barriers for the development of green building certification in China". J Hous and the Built Environ. DOI 10.1007/s10901-015-9445-6, online.

3. Zhang W., Bai Y., Mei, L., Wang, Y. (2015). "Comparison of rapid bridge replacement techniques between China and USA". Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 2015, 29(6): 107-112.

4. Zhang W., Chen X., Zhao, T. (2015). "Study on construction safety management on different layers of contractors". Journal of Construction Management, 2015, 29(6): 107-112.

5. Zhang, W. and Wang C. (2014). "Organizational network model for safety knowledge sharing in construction projects". International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management 2014: pp. 931-940.

6. Zhang, W., Bai, Y., and Huang, Y. (2014). "Risk management for Build-Transfer plus land usage fee reimbursement delivery method in China". Construction Research Congress 2014: pp. 1871-1880.

7. Zhang, W., Dong, W., Sun J. (2014). "Exploration about the organizational network of construction safety knowledge sharing", Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 2014, 31 (1): 64-67.

8. Zhang, W., Bai, Y. (2014). "Analysis of Chinese construction management research published by international journals from 1995 to 2012". Journal of Construction Management, 2014, 28 (1): 138-142.

9. Zhang, W., Wang, C. (2014). "Study of construction safety organizational management based on knowledge sharing and network analysis", 2014, 35 (S1):60-63.

10. Zhang, W. and Bai, Y. (2013). "Risk allocation and dispute resolution mechanisms in Chinese public projects: an empirical study". International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management 2013: pp. 637-649.

11. Dong W. , Zhang W. and Huang Y. (2013). "Critical success factors for public project management in China". International Conference on Safety, Construction Engineering, and Project Management 2013: pp 284-289.

12. Zhang, W., Bai, Y. (2013). "Comparison of construction management undergraduate education between China and USA", Journal of Construction Management, 2013, 8, 27 (4): 121-126.

13. Zhang, W., Zhu, H. (2013). "Conflict analysis for present construction safety responsibility system and management system", Construction Economy, 2013, 3: 5-8.

14. Ding, H., Chen, H., Guan D., Zhang W. (2009). "Construction phase evaluation and case study of urban infrastructure projects". Construction Economy, 2009, 4: 48-51.

15. Zhang, W., Zhu, H. (2008). "Responsibility mechanism for management contracting of public projects". China Civil Engineering Journal, 2008, 42(12): 103-107.

16. Zhang, W., Luo H., Liang P. (2008). "Selection of public project operation management methods". Construction Economy, 2008, 1: 43-46.

17. Luo H., Zhang W., Liang P.(2008). "Selection of public project delivery methods". Construction Economy, 2008, 3: 63-66.

18. Zhang W., Zhu H.(2008). "Information transfer mechanism under management contracting method of public projects". China Harbor Engineering, 2008, 4: 72-76.

19. Zhang W., Zhu, H.(2007). "Institutional transformation of public project delivery methods in China". China Civil Engineering Journal, 2007, 40(5): 79-84.

20. Zhu, H., Zhang, W.(2007). "Study on the construction quality assessment system". Journal of Chongqing Jianzhu University, 2007, 29(2): 128-131.

21. Zhang, W., Zhu, H.(2007). "Discussion about financing methods of economic and technology development zone". Urban Problems, 2007, 2: 41-44.

22. Zhang, W., Zhou, G. (2007). "Conception and measurements of project management professionalism". China Harbor Engineering, 2007, 2: 73-75.

23. Zhang, W., Zhu, H.(2007). "Analysis of management contracting method". Construction Economy, 2007, 3: 15-17.

24. Zhang, W., Zhu, H.(2007). "Discussion about responsibility institution of public projects". China Construction Management Forum, Guangzhou, 2007, 5.

25. Zhang, W., Zhu, H. (2007). "Study on the coordination of public project management contracting method and related regulations". Construction Economy, 2007, 10: 9-12.

Awards and Honors

1. Hubei Province Science and Technology Progress Award, 2010.

2. University Excellent Teaching Prize, the first prize, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 2011.

Courses Taught

1204851: Construction Project Management and Regulations (BA course)

0700244: Operation Research (BA course)

240.601: Project Financing (MS course)

240.604: Construction Contracts (MS course)


1. National Natural Science Foundation of China (Project No. 51308240), “Organizational network model and empirical study for construction safety knowledge sharing”, January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2016, Principal Investigator.

2. Ministry of Transportation of China, "Regulation of Agent-construction method for road projects", Mar 2011 to May 2012, Principal Investigator.

3. Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of China, “Responsibility of organizations and personals during project life cycle quality management”, Apr 2009 to Mar 2010, Principal Investigator.

4. Department of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, Hubei Province, China, "Low-carbon construction method for municipal transportation infrastructure projects”, Jan 2013 to Dec 2013, Principal Investigator.

5. Department of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, Hubei Province, China, "Development level index and related supporting policies for the construction industry of Hubei province”, Sep 2010 to Aug 2011, Principal Investigator.

6. Department of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, Hubei Province, China, "Key techniques and development modes for related industries of construction energy-saving”, Jul 2008 to Aug 2009, Principal Investigator.

7. Policy consulting project, "Research on the National Park administration system for Shennongjia district, Hubei province", Mar 2015 to Dec 2015, Principal Investigator.

8. Policy consulting project, "Compilation of natural resource asset-debt tables for Shennongjia district, Hubei province", Mar 2016 to Jun 2016, Principal Investigator.

9. Policy consulting project, "Application of Self-management method in road construction project", Nov 2015 to Feb 2016, Principal Investigator.

10. Policy consulting project, "Regulation for credit management system in transportation construction market of Shenzhen city ", Sep 2015 to Dec 2015, Principal Investigator.

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