Zhang shishun

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     Professor

       Phone: +86 15827639961

     Email: shishun@hust.edu.cn

     Academic Areas: Structural Engineering

     Research Interests:novel hybrid FRP structural members, FRP-strengthened concrete structures, nonlinear finite element analysis of structures

Academic Degrees

Ph.D (2012), Structural Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
M.Eng (2005), Structural Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
B.Eng (2003), Structural Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Professional Experience

Professor (2018/05~Present), Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Lecturer (2014/08~2018/05), The University of Wollongong, Australia
Post-doctoral Fellow (2012/05~2014/07), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

Selected Publications

Ten Selected Journal Publications in The Past Five Years: 1.Nie, X.F., Zhang, S.S.*, Teng, J.G. and Chen, G.M. (2018). “Experimental study on RC T-section beams with an FRP-strengthened web opening”, Composite Structures, 185, 273-285.
2.Zhang, S.S.* and Yu, T. (2017). “Effect of groove spacing on bond strength of near-surface mounted (NSM) bonded joints with multiple FRP strips”, Construction and Building Materials, 155, 103-113.
3.Zhang, S.S., Yu, T. and Chen, G.M. (2017). “Reinforced concrete beams strengthened in flexure with near-surface mounted (NSM) CFRP strips: current status and research needs”, Composites Part B: Engineering, 131, 30-42.
4.Zhang, S.S.* and Yu, T. (2017). “Fibre-reinforced polymer strengthening and fibre Bragg grating–based monitoring of reinforced concrete cantilever slabs with insufficient anchorage length of steel bars.” Advances in Structural Engineering, 20(11):1684–1698.
5.Zhang, S.S. and Yu T. (2016). “Analytical solution for interaction forces in beams strengthened with near-surface mounted round bars”, Construction and Building Materials, 106, 189-197.
6.Zhang, S.S. and Teng, J.G. (2016). “End cover separation in RC beams strengthened in flexure with bonded FRP reinforcement: simplified finite element approach”, Materials and Structures, 49 (6), 2223-2236.
7.Zhang, S.S., Teng, J.G., and Yu, T. (2014). “Bond strength model for CFRP strips near-surface mounted to concrete.” Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, 18(3), Article Number: A4014003.
8.Zhang, S.S. and Teng, J.G. (2014). “Finite element analysis of end cover separation in RC beams strengthened in flexure with FRP”, Engineering Structures, 75, 550-560.
9.Zhang, S.S., Teng, J.G., Yu, T. (2013). “Bond-slip model for CFRP strips near-surface mounted to concrete.” Engineering Structures, 56, 945–953.
10.Zhang, S.S. and Teng, J.G. (2013). “Interaction forces in RC beams strengthened with near-Surface mounted rectangular Bars.” Composites Part B: Engineering, 45(1), 697-709.

Courses Taught

Design of reinforced concrete and masonry structures
Design of single-story concrete industrial workshop
Design of concrete floor in buildings

Project

1.Behaviour and design of RC beams strengthened with near-surface mounted (NSM) FRP, Principal Investigator, National Nature Science foundation of China, 2019-2022, RMB$ 600,000.
2.Novel hybrid FRP structural members, The Chinese Central Government/Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Principal Investigator, 2018-2021, RMB$ 6,000,000 (including RMB$ 3,000,000 matching fund from HUST).
3.Hybrid fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP)-concrete tubular piles, Chief Investigator, Australian Research Council/Industry Partner, 2017-2019, AUD$ 200,000.
4.An innovative protective structure on a Continuous Miner (CM) against dynamic impact from coal burst, Chief Investigator, Australian Research Council / Industry Partner, 2017-2019, AUD$ 140,000.
5.Novel FRP-reinforced concrete columns for aggressive and special environments, Partner Investigator, Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2017-2019, HKD$ 675,000.

Awards