CHEN Zhaoyuan

Academic Posts

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University
Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Vice President, Protective Construction Institution

Research Interests

  • Durability of Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Protective Structures against Blast and Impact Loading
  • Evaluation of Existing Building Structures
  • High-Strength Concrete & High-Performance Concrete
  • Soil Nailing for Deep Foundation Excavations

Professional Experiences

1952- Teaching Assistant, lecturer, associate professor, professor, Tsinghua University,Beijing


Graduated from Tsinghua University in 1952, majored in Structural Engineering.

Awards & Honors

1988, Honorary Medal of "Expert Devoted to Science and Technology", State Commission of Science and Technology for National Defense Industry
1987, Title of "Advanced Worker in Science and Technology", the State Commission of Civil Defense
1984, Title of "Expert with Distinguished Achievements", the State Council
1979, Title of "Advanced Worker in Science and Technology", Beijing Municipal Government

Selected Publications

Published nearly 200 papers and research reports and 6 books including:
1. Guide to Durability Design of Concrete Structures and Construction .CCES 01-2004, Revised Edi.2005
2. Behavior of RC Structural Members Subjected to Impulsive Loads, Selected papers, Tsinghua University Press. 1986
3. Underground Protective Construction, China Building Industry Press,1982
4. High Strength Concrete and Its Applications. Tsinghua University Press,1992.
5. Soil-Nailing for Deep Excavation, China Building Industry Press, 2003
6. Guide to Design and Constructing of High-Strength-Concrete Structures, China Building Industry Press, 2001


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