Academic Areas: Construction Building Materials
Research Interests: concrete hydration by a novel electrical resisitivity technique, utilization of slag, fly ash, silica fume and metakaolin in concrete, high performance concrete, volume change of concrete, hydration modeling and simulation
Ph.D , Civil Engineering Department of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HongKong, Sep 2000-Aug 2004 ,Supervised by Prof.. Zongjin LI
M.Sc. , Materials Science and Engineering College of Wuhan University of Technology, China, Sep 1986- Jan 1989
B.Sc. , Materials Science and Engineering College of Wuhan University of Technology, China, Sep 1982- Jul 1986
Associate Professor and Professor (Oct 2004- Present); Dept. of Civil Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Visiting scholar( June 2009, June 2010); Civil engineering, Purdue University.
Senior Engineer (Jan 1989-Aug 2000); Hubei Water Resource Institute, China.
 WEI X., LI Z. Study on Hydration of Portland Cement with Fly Ash Using Electrical Measurement. Materials and Structures, 2005, 38(277)411-417.
 WEI X, LI Z, XIAO L, THONG W. Study of Influence of Calcium Sulfate State and Fineness of Cement on Hydration of Portland Cements Using Electrical Measurement. Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, Materials Science Edition, 2006, 21(4), 141-149.
 WEI X, LI Z. Early hydration process of Portland cement paste by electrical measurement. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 2006, 18(1)99-105.
 XIAO Liaozhen，LI Zongjin and WEI Xiaosheng, Selection of Superplasticizer in Concrete Mix Design by Measuring the Early Electrical Resistivities of Pastes. Cement and Concrete Composites, 2007，29，350-356.
 LI Zongjin, XIAO Lianzhen and WEI Xiaosheng, Determination of Concrete Setting Time Using Electrical Resistivity Measurement. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 2007，19，423-427.
 WEI Xiaosheng, ZHU Hongping, LI Guowei, ZHANG Changqing, XIAO Lianzhen. Properties of High Volume Fly Ash Concrete Compensated by Metakaolin or Silica Fume [J]. Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, Materials Science Edition, 2007, 22(4) 728-732.
 Wei xiaosheng, Xiao Lianzhen .Hyperbolic method to analyze the electrical resistivity curve of Portland cements with superplasticizer [J]. Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, Materials Science Edition, 2008, 23(2) 245-248.
 Wei xiaosheng, Xiao Lianzhen. Electrical measurement to assess hydration process and the porosity formation[J].Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, Materials Science Edition, 2008, 23(5) 761-766.
Wei xiaosheng, Xiao Lianzhen, Liao yishun. Early age properties of cementitious materials by electrical resistivity measurement[J]. Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, Materials Science Edition, 2010, 25(4)641-244.
Wei X. Xiao L. Tian K. Prediction of compressive strength of Portland cement paste based on electrical resistivity measurement [J]. Advances in Cement Research. 22 (3) (2010) 165-170.
Yishun Liao, Xiaosheng Wei, Guowei Li. Early hydration of calcium sulfoaluminate cement through electrical resistivity measurement and microstructure investigations. Construction and Building Materials. 25(2011)1572-1579
Awards and Honors
1. Chinese invention patent (ZL02115634.4), “Concrete duct expansion joints technique” licensed in 2005 as the second inventor
2. Hubei water resource science and technology advancement award
3. Hubei government science and technology advancement award
4. Excellent article award, Hubei water conservancy institution
Construction materials in civil engineering (UG course)
Advanced concrete Technology (PG course)
The National Natural Science Foundation of China (50778078) "The hydration kinetics and strength prediction of concrete"
The National Natural Science Foundation of China (51178202) "Hydration mechanism and shrinkage property of cementitious materials based on electrical resistivity"