Zhong Botao


     Associate Professor

       Phone: 15071100157

     Email: dadizhong@hust.edu.cn

     Academic Areas: Construction Management

     Research Interests:Engineering Informatics; Engineering Sociology; BIM; Knowledge-based Systems for Construction Management

Academic Degrees

PhD in Systems Engineerin, 2008, Control Science and Engineering School, Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST)
BA, Automation Control, 2002, Chongqing University, China.

Professional Experience

Lecture (2013 fall- present), Department of Construction Management, School of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, HUST
Lecture (2008-2013), Department of Sociology, HUST

Selected Publications

B. T. Zhong, L.Y. Ding*, P.ED Love, H.B Luo. An Ontological Approach for Technical Plan Definition and Verification in Construction, Automation in Construction, 2015, (55): 47-57
Botao Zhong, Yong Li*. An Ontological and Semantic Approach for the Construction Risk Inferring and Application, Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems,2015,3 (79):449-463
B. T. Zhong, L.Y. Ding*, H. B. Luo, Y. Z. Hu, H. M. Hu. Ontology-based semantic modeling of regulation constraint for automated construction quality compliance checking, Automation in Construction,2012,28(12), 58-70.
B.T.Zhong, Y.Z.Hu, H.B. Luo. Study on building code ontological modeling and construction quality checking application. Chinese Journal of Civil Engineering, 2013, 46(8), 136-142.
B.T.Zhong, Y.Z.Hu, H.M.Hu. Building Regulation Knowledge Modeling and Application in Construction Quality Inspection Based on the Decision-table. Journal of civil engineering and management, 2012, 29(4), 89-93.
Zhong B.T., Ding L.Y., Study on Alternative Plan Agent Negotiation, International Journal of Advances in Systems Science and Applications. Vol. 8 No.1 Jan. 2008,158-163.
Zhong B.T., Ding L.Y., An Agent-based Integrated Negotiation Framework of Material Procurement for Lean Construction Material Delivery, IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics (IEEE ICAL 2007), 2007, 2862-2867.
Zhong B.T., Ding L.Y., knowledge based quality control system for construction project, Chinese Journal of computer engineering and application, 2006, 33:198-201.

Courses Taught

Engineering Information System
Engineering Economics
Engineering Sociology


1. Ontology Method for the Quality Specification Computer-Procssable Modeling, National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 71301059)
2. Ontology and semantic technique based construction knowledge representation and inferring, granted by the National Technological Support Program for the 12th Five-Year Plan of China (No. 2012bak24b01).
3. Research and Application of Construction Engineering Quality Collaborative Control Platform.
4. Study of the Project Management Integrated Platform for SHEC (CCCC Second Harbour Engineering Company, Ltd. -- abbr. as SHEC)


The honor of “Science & Technology Advancement Award” in Hubei Province, P.R.China, NO. 2010J-230-1-037-028-D02,(2010)