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Professor, Ph.D.
Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering
President of Chongqing University
Director of Research Center of Steel Structure in Chongqing University
Vice President of China Steel Construction Society
Director of Technical Committee of the National Engineering Research Center for Steel Construction
Chief Editor of Journal of Architecture and Civil Engineering


Education
Ph.D.  in Structural Engineering, Hunan University (Changsha, China), 1992
M.Sc.  in Structural Engineering, Hunan University (Changsha, China), 1986
B.Sc.  in Industrial and Civil Engineering, Hunan University (Changsha, China), 1981

Career Details
Professor, Chongqing University, China, 2017-present
President /Professor, Chongqing University, China, 2013-2017
President /Professor, Lanzhou University, China, 2006-2013
President /Professor, Chang’an University, China, 2002-2006
Vice-President /Professor, Hunan University, China, 1999-2002
Professor, Hunan University, China, 1996-1999
Associate Professor, Hunan University, China, 1992-1996
Lecturer, Hunan University, China, 1986-1992
Assistant Engineer, China Construction Fifth Engineering Division, 1982-1984

Research interests
The fields of Steel Structure and Steel-Concrete Composite Structure, including
 Cold-Formed Thin-Walled Steel Structure
 Assembled Integral Building Structure
 Steel Tube Confined Concrete Structure
 Staggered-steel Truss Structure
 Bridge Structure
 Green Ecology Wooden and Bamboo Structures
 Wind Turbine Structure

Research Projects
2016-2020, Research and Demonstration Application of High Performance Steel Structure System, the National Key R&D Program of China (2016YFC0701200), Principal Scientist, $3.80 Million.
2017-2020, Research and Application of Green Ecology Wooden and Bamboo Structures, the National Key R&D Program of China (2017YFC0703500), Principal Scientist, $2.08 Million.
2018-2018, Research on Development and Engineering Countermeasures of Offshore Wind Power Infrastructure, Consultation Project of Chinese Academy of Engineering (2018-XY-25), PI, $146000.
2016-2016, Research on Housing Industrialization Consultation of Steel Structure, Consultation Project of Chinese Academy of Engineering (2016-XY-24), PI, $87000.
2015-2015, New Structure and Industrialization of Urban and Residential Buildings, Consultation Project of Chinese Academy of Engineering (2015-XY-16), PI, $117000.
2015-2019, Mechanical Properties and Design Theory of Steel Tube Confined Concrete Structure System, the Key Projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China (51438001), PI, $526000.
2014-2017, Study on Mechanical Properties of Long-span Frame Structures with Prestressed Concrete Rigid Frame Cable Beams and Steel Tube Constrained Reinforced Concrete Columns, the Projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China (51378244), PI, $117000.
2012-2015, Static and Seismic Behavior of Steel Tube Constrained Concrete Structures with High Longitudinal Reinforcement Ratio, the Projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China (51178210), PI, $87000.
2010-2013, Theoretical and Experimental Study on Deformation Buckling and Related Buckling of Cold formed Thin-walled Steel Members under Compression, the Projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China (50978128), PI, $570000.
2006-2009, Study on the Mechanical Behavior and Design Theory of Load-bearing Structure of Multi-story Cold-formed Thin-walled Steel Residential Building, the Projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China (50578013), PI, $40000.
2001-2004, Study on Mechanical Behavior and Design Theory of Staggered Truss System in High-rise Steel Residential Buildings, the Projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China (50078021), PI, $23000.

Latest Publications
Book:
[1] ZHU Yan-peng, ZHOU Xu-hong. Series of Guidelines for Civil Engineering Curriculum Design: Guideline for "reinforced concrete structures" Curriculum Design (second edition)[M]. Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press, 2014.
[2] ZHOU Xu-hong, ZHENG Hong. New Century Series of Textbooks for Civil Engineering Specialty: Theory of Structural Stability [M]. Beijing: Higher Education Press, 2010.
[3] ZHOU Xu-hong, LIU Jie-peng. Performance and Design of Tubed Columns [M]. Beijing: Science Press, 2010.
[4] ZHOU Xu-hong, WANG Shi-ji. Theory of Stability for Thin-Walled Members and Its Applications[M]. Beijing: Science Press, 2009.
[5] ZHOU Xu-hong. Guideline for Steel Structure Design and Representative Design Examples [M]. Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press, 2008.
[6] ZHANG Yao-chun, ZHOU Xu-hong. Design of Steel Structure[M]. Beijing: Higher Education Press, 2007.
[7] ZHOU Xu-hong, ZHENG Hong. Stability of Steel Structure[M]. Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press, 2004.
[8] ZHANG Yao-chun, ZHOU Xu-hong. Design Principle of Steel Structure[M]. Beijing: Higher Education Press, 2004.
[9] ZHOU Xu-hong, ZHOU Xian-yan, XIAO Xiang-yu. Research on Development Strategy of Science and Industry in Institution of Higher Education[M]. Changsha: Hunan University Press, 2002.
[10] WU Fang-bo, ZHOU Xu-hong, CHEN Da-chuan. Practical Design Theory and Calculating Methods of Tall Building Structure[M]. Changsha: Hunan Science & Technology Press, 2000.
[11] ZHOU Xu-hong. History of Postgraduate Education in Hunan University[M]. Changsha: Hunan University Press, 1999.
Papers:
[1] Xuhong Zhou, Jiepeng Liu*, Jiang Li, Liang Cao, Y. Frank Chen. Vibration behavior of prestressed cable reinforced concrete truss system caused by jumping and hopping. ASCE-Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 2017, 31(5): 04017068.
[2] Xuhong Zhou, Liang Cao; Y. Frank Chen, Jiepeng Liu*, Jiang Li. Acceleration response of prestressed cable RC truss floor system subjected to heel-drop loading. ASCE-Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 2016, 30(5): 04016014.
[3] Xuhong Zhou, Jiang Li, Jiepeng Liu*. Vibration of Prestressed Cable RC Truss Floor System due to Human Activity. ASCE-Journal of Structural Engineering, 2016, 142(5): 04015170.
[4] Xuhong Zhou, Zheng Zhou, Dan Gan*. Cyclic testing of square tubed-reinforced-concrete column to RC beam joints. Engineering Structures, 2018, 176: 439-454.
[5] Xuhong Zhou, Jingchao Li *, Yongjun Ziqi He He, Zhanjie Li. Finite element analysis of thermal residual stresses in castellated beams. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 2018, 148: 741-755.
[6] Xuhong Zhou, Jiepeng Liu*. Seismic behavior and shear strength of tubed RC short columns. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 2010, 66(3):385-397.
[7] Xuhong Zhou, Jiepeng Liu*. Seismic behavior and strength of tubed steel reinforced concrete (SRC) short columns. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 2010, 66(7): 885-896.
[8] Xuhong Zhou, Biao Yan, Jiepeng Liu*. Behavior of square tubed steel reinforced-concrete (SRC) columns under eccentric compression. Thin-Walled Structures. 2015, 91: 129-138.
[9] Xuhong Zhou, Yongjun He*, Lei Xu, Qishi Zhou. Experimental study and numerical analyses on seismic behaviors of staggered-truss system under low cyclic loading. Thin-Walled Structures, 2009,47(11):1343-1353.
[10] Xuhong Zhou, Liang Cao, Y. Frank Chen, Jiepeng Liu*, Jiang Li. Experimental and analytical studies on the vibration serviceability of pre-stressed cable RC truss floor systems. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 2016, 361: 130-147.
[11] Xuhong Zhou, Jiang Li, Jiepeng Liu*, Y. Frank Chen. Dynamic Performance Characteristics of Pre-Stressed Cable RC Truss Floor System under Human-Induced Loads. International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 2017, 17(4): 1750049.
[12] Xuhong Zhou, Yongjun He*, Lei Xu. Stability of a cylindrical ILTDBS reticulated mega-structure with single-layer LICS substructures. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 2009,65(1): 159-168.

Awards
Honorary Title
2016, Fellow, The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructure), United Kingdom
2014, Leading Figure,China Steel Construction for Thirty Years
2011, Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE)
2013, Outstanding Contribution Award of Composite Structure, China
2007, Honored Guest of Texas, U.S.A.
2010, Leading Talents in Gansu Province, China
2006, Expert with Outstanding Contribution of Shaanxi Province, China

Scientific and Technological Rewards in China
 National Awards
1. Xuhong Zhou, Yongjian Liu, Tianhua Zhou, et al. Key Technology and Industrialization Study on the Cold-Formed Steel Framing Residential Buildings, Second Prize of National Scientific and Technological Progress Award, 2006(Certificate Number: 2006-J-221-2-04-R01).
2. Xuhong Zhou, Fangbo Wu, Zhenyu Huang, et al. Key Technology and Application of New Assembly-Integral Composite Floor, Second Prize of National Scientific and Technological Progress Award, 2008(Certificate Number: 2008-J-221-2-07-R01).
3. Yanlin Guo, Xuhong Zhou, Yaozhi Luo, et al. Time-Varying Analysis and Key Control Technology Research and Engineering Application of Complex Steel Structure Construction Process, Second Prize of National Scientific and Technological Progress Award, 2011(Certificate Number: 2011-J-221-2-01-R02).
 Provincial and Ministerial Awards
4. Xuhong Zhou, Zhongqin Lin, Jianwu Zhang, et al. Study on Stability and Ultimate Bearing Capacity of Cold-Formed Thin-Walled Steel Plate Components, First Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award of Chinese Universities, 2001(Certificate Number: 2001-152).
5. Xuhong Zhou, Jiepeng Liu, Sumei Zhang, et al. Theory, Technology and Engineering Application of Steel Tube Confined Concrete Structures, First Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award of Chinese Universities, 2018.
6. Xuhong Zhou, Yuezhong Tong, Nailin Lou, et al. Key Technology and Industrialization Study on the Cold-Formed Steel Framing Residential Buildings, First Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award in Shanxi Province, 2005(Certificate Number: 05-1-024-R1).
7. Xuhong Zhou, Liu Yongjian, Junping Liu, et al. Study on Theory and Applied Technology of Composite Truss Made of Rectangular Steel Tubes, First Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award in Gansu Province, 2010(Certificate Number: 2010-J1-004).
8. Xuhong Zhou, Fangbo Wu, Yongjun He, et al. Applied Technology of the Cross Bore Chain Concrete Dry-Laid Hollow Block Walls, First Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award in Hunan Province, 2010(Certificate Number: 20104242-J1-009-R01).
9. Fangbo Wu, Xuhong Zhou, Shouping Shang, et al. Key Technology and Industrialization Study on PK Prestressed Two-Way Composite Floor, First Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award in Hunan Province, 2007(Certificate Number: 2007560301-1-02).
10. Baizhan Li, Xuhong Zhou, Wangmin Zhao, et al. Key Technology and Engineering Demonstration of Urban Infrastructure Construction, First Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award of Chinese Universities, 2008(Certificate Number: 2008-177).
11. Yanlin Guo, Xuhong Zhou, Guangyu Tian, et al. New Technology Research and Engineering Application of Large Complex Steel Structure Construction Mechanics and Control, First Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award of Chinese Universities, 2010(Certificate Number: 2010-160).
12. Jiepeng Liu, Hongtuo Qi, Xuhong Zhou, et al. Complete Set of Technology for Prefabricated Steel-Concrete Hybrid Structure Building and Its Informatization Construction, First Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award in Chongqing Province, 2018
 Higher Education Research Awards
13. Xuhong Zhou, Baizhan Li, Meng Liu, et al. The Construction and Practice of the "Two Three Three" Talent Training Mode in the Field of Architecture and Environment Led by Internationalization, Second Prize of National Teaching Achievement, 2018.
14. Yihong Wang, Weiheng Yan, Hong Zheng, Xuhong Zhou, et al. Teaching Method Building and Practicing of Series Courses of Engineering Structure in the Civil Engineering Specialty, Second Prize of National Teaching Achievement, 2005(Certificate Number: 2005564).
15. Pusheng Shen, Xuhong Zhou, Minghua Zhao, et al. Broaden the Connotation of Architectural Engineering and Strengthen the Construction of Architectural Engineering, First Prize of Teaching Achievement Award in Hunan Province, 1997(Certificate Number: 97001).