Zhou Ying



       Phone: 027-87557124

     Email: ying_zhou@hust.edu.cn

     Academic Areas: Construction Engineering and Management

     Research Interests:Virtual and Automated Construction;Computer Vision in Construction;Health Related Built Environment

Academic Degrees

Ph. D: (9.2003 - 6.2008) Management Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
B. Engg: (9.1999 - 6.2003) Computer Science, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China

Professional Experience

Professor of Digital Construction and Engineering Management, School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology,Wuhan, China
Deputy Director of Center for Virtual, Safe, & Automated Construction Member of Standard Work Committee, Architectural Society of China Member of Bidding Evaluation Committees, Local government construction committee
1.Professor (2017-Present); Huazhong University of Science and Technology;
2.Associate Professor (2012-2017); Huazhong University of Science and Technology;
3.Visiting Scholar (2012-2013); Carnegie Mellon University;
4.Assistant Professor (2010-2012); Huazhong University of Science and Technology;
5.Visiting Scholar (2012-2012); Curtin University;
6.Postdoctoral (2008-2010) ; Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Selected Publications

• Information Technology in Construction Management. Associate editor, Published by China Architecture & Building Press, Beijing, China, 2010
• Engineering Economics. Associate editor, China, Published by Mechanical Industry Press, Beijing, China, 2016
Selected Academically Referred Journal Publications
•Ying Zhou, Chenshuang Li, Lieyun Ding, Sekuła, Przemysław, Peter E.D. Love, Cheng Zhou. Combining association rules mining with complex networks to monitor coupled risks [J]. Reliability Engineering & System Safety. (186)2019: 194-208
•Ying Zhou, Chenshuang Li, Cheng Zhou, Hanbin Luo. Using Bayesian network for safety risk analysis of diaphragm wall deflection based on field data[J]. Reliability Engineering & System Safety. (180)2018: 152-167
•Ying Zhou, Shiqi Li, Cheng Zhou, Hanbin Luo. Intelligent Approach Based on Random Forest for Safety Risk Prediction of Deep Foundation Pit in Subway Stations[J]. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 2019, 33(1) ,05018004
•Zhou, C., Ding, L., Zhou, Y*., Zhang, H., Skibniewski, M.J. Hybrid Support Vector Machine Optimization Model for Prediction of Energy Consumption of Cutter Head Drives in Shield Tunneling[J]. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 2019, 33(3) , 04019019
•Zhou Y, Wang Y, Ding L, et al. Utilizing IFC for shield segment assembly in underground tunneling[J]. Automation in Construction, 2018, 93.
•Zhou C, Ding L, Zhou Y*, et al. Topological mapping and assessment of multiple settlement time series in deep excavation: A complex network perspective[J]. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2018, 36:1-19.
•Zhou Y, Luo H, Yang Y. Implementation of augmented reality for segment displacement inspection during tunneling construction[J]. Automation in Construction, 2017.
•Zhou Y, Su W, Ding L, et al. Predicting Safety Risks in Deep Foundation Pits in Subway Infrastructure Projects: A Support Vector Machine Approach[J]. ASCE Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 2017, 31(5) ,04017052
•Zhou Y, Ding L, Rao Y, et al. Formulating project-level building information modeling evaluation framework from the perspectives of organizations: A review[J]. Automation in Construction, 2017, 81:44-55.
•Ding L, Li K, Zhou Y*, et al. An IFC-inspection process model for infrastructure projects: Enabling real-time quality monitoring and control[J]. Automation in Construction, 2017, 84:96-110.
•Delzendeh E, Wu S, Lee A, Zhou Y. The impact of occupants’ behaviours on building energy analysis: A research review[J]. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2017, 80:1061-1071.
•Wang X, Truijens M, Hou L, Zhou Y*. Integrating Augmented Reality with Building Information Modeling: Onsite construction process controlling for liquefied natural gas industry[J]. Automation in Construction, 2014, 40(3):96-105.
•Y. Zhou, L.Y. Ding, L.J. Chen, Application of 4D Visualization Technology for Safety Management in Metro Construction, Automation in Construction, 34(2013):25-36
•L.Y. Ding, Y. Zhou*, Burcu Akinci. Building Information Modeling (BIM) application framework: The process of expanding from 3D tocomputable nD, Automation in Construction, 46(2014):82-93
•Ying Zhou, Lieyun Ding, Xiangyu Wang, Martijn Truijens,Hanbin Luo. Applicability of 4D modeling for resource allocation in mega liquefied natural gas plant construction, Automation in Construction, 50(2015):50-63
•L.Y. Ding, Y. Zhou, H.B. Luo, X.G. Wu, Using nD technology to develop an integrated construction management system for city rail transit construction, Automation in Construction, 21 (2012) : 64–73
•L.Y. Ding, X.G. Wu, H. Li, H.B. Luo, and Y. Zhou, Study on safety control for Wuhan metro construction in complex environments. International Journal of Project Management, 2011. 29(7): 797-807.
•B.T. Zhong, L.Y. Ding, H.B. Luo, Y. Zhou, Y.Z. Hu, H.M. Hu, Ontology-based semantic modeling of regulation constraint for automated construction quality compliance checking, Automation in Construction, 28 (2012): 58–70
•Ying Zhou,Lieyun Ding, Hanbin Luo, Lijuan Chen. Research and Application on 6D Integrated System in Metro Construction Based on BIM, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 2010, p 241-245
•Lieyun Ding,Ying Zhou*,Hanbin Luo,Xi Gu. Study on Construction Cost Control System Based on Multiple Dimension Data Model. International Journal of Advances in Systems Science and Applications,2007.4: 541-548

Courses Taught

Teaching courses for undergraduates
Engineering Economics
Construction Project Management
Information technologies in Civil Engineering
Teaching courses for graduates
Virtual Construction
Digital Construction Technologies
Computer Vision in Construction Management


Program Director, BIM applications for Design, Construction and Operation for Science Museum Projects in China, which is supported by National 12th Five-Year Plan major scientific and technological issues; 2015- Present
Program Director, Research on Visualization of Coupling Mechanism of Safety Risks for Metro Constructions, which is supported by National Science Foundation of China, 2015-2018
Program Director, Coupling and Visual Simulation of Subway Construction Safety Risk, which is supported by National 12th Five-Year Plan major scientific and technological issues; 2012-2015
Program Director, Research on key technologies in VDC in large-scale construction in China, which is supported by National 11th Five-Year Plan major scientific and technological issues; 2009-2011
Research on visualization management in metro construction, and do case studies in Wuhan city, Shenzhen city and Shenyang city. 2009-Present
Program Director, Research and application on key technologies in digital metro construction, which is supported by China Postdoctoral Science Foundation; 2008-2010
Research and Development of Construction Controlling System for Wuhan Metro, funded by Wuhan Metro Group Co., Ltd.; 2008-2010