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Dr Han-Mei Chen PhD, FHEA, GMICE

Lecturer in Architectural Structures & Construction Architecture


Personal Statement

Dr Han-Mei Chen graduated from Sichuan University in China and then received the M.Sc. (Distinction) degree in Civil engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Civil engineering from the University of Nottingham in 2009 and 2014, respectively. She was a researcher at Newcastle University, UK from 2013 to 2015, first working in the School of Civil Engineering and Geoscience on structural analysis for tensile membrane and research commercialisation then in the School of Mechanical Engineering from 2014 working on the development of heavy-haul railway substructure. She was appointed as a Geotechnical Engineer at China High-Speed Railway Engineering Group Co. Ltd. in 2016 working on various international projects, and assisting with international competitive bidding for railway design. From 2017 to 2020, she was a Research Associate at the University of Manchester and worked for the EPSRC REBUILD project. She is the author and co-author of over 20 international journal papers. Han-Mei is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Han-Mei is recruiting PhD students in the area of Sustainable and Low carbon Architectural and Structural Design, Heritage Preservation, Digital Construction and Deconstruction. Please contact her using the email -