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Dr Zhongwei Guan B.Sc., Ph.D., MIStructE, MIMMM, CEng

Reader Civil Engineering and Industrial Design

Biography

Personal Distinctions

  • Thematic Plenary Lecture, Modelling damage evolution of fibre metal laminates subjected to projectile impact (Keynote Speech, The 6th International Conference on Computational Methods 2015)
  • Chair of the Best Paper Award Committee and Co-Chair of the 6th ICCM, 14-17 July, 2015, Auckland (ICCM 2015)
  • Structural behaviour lightweight Composites subjected to impact and blast (Invitation to Speak, Northwest Composite Centre 2014)
  • Chair of the 5th International Conference on Computational Methods, 28-30 July, 2014, Cambridge, England (ICCM 2014)
  • Keynote Speak: A review of blast modelling of composite laminates and sandwich structures (ACMTAA13) (Keynote Speech, the 3rd International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials and Technologies for Aerospace Applications, Wrexham/UK, 2013 2013)
  • Keynote speak: Develop novel lightweight composite structures against extreme loading (ICACME2013) (Keynote Speech, the First International Conference on Advanced Composites for Marine Engineering, Beijing/China, 2013 2013)
  • Keynote Speak: Novel sandwich structures with high energy absorption (ISFEEM2013) (Keynote Speech, the International Forum on Special Equipment and Engineering Mechanics, Nanjing/China, 2013 2013)
  • Member of Editorial Board (CCST2012) (• the Eleventh Conference in the Computational Structures Technology, Dubrovnik/Croatia 2012)
  • Member of International Scientific Committee (ICCM2012) (• The 4th International Conference on Computational Methods 2012)
  • Invited talk: Modelling damage of lightweight composite structures (Invitation to Speak, Royal Aeronautical Society 2012)
  • Member of Conference Organising Committee (Compo2012) (the 2nd International Conference on Advanced Polymer Matrix Composites, Harbin/China 2012)
  • Editorial Board Member: Civil Engineering of the Scientific World Journal (http://www.tswj.com/editors/civil.engineering/ 2012)
  • Member of International Scientific Committee (the 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM18), Jeju/Korea 2011)
  • Member of International Scientific Committee (The Seventh International Conference on Steel and Aluminium Structures, Sarawak, Malaysia 2011)
  • Member of Editorial Board (the 13th International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Crete/Greece 2011)
  • Keynote Speak: Modelling blast response of fibre metal laminates (Keynote Speech, the 4th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics 2011)
  • Structural behaviour of fibre metal laminates subjected to impact and blast (Keynote Speech, University of Science and Technology of China 2010)
  • Numerical modelling of composites, The NGS Innovation Forum, Oxford (Invitation to Speak, National Grid System (NGS) 2010)
  • Editorial Board Member: International Engineering Journal (http://www.scirp.org/journal/eng/ 2010)
  • Modelling impact response of fibre metal laminates subjected to low velocity impact (Keynote Speech, Chinese Computation Mechanics Committee 2010)
  • Elected Member (Executive Council of International Association for Computational Mechanics 2009)
  • Member of International Scientific Committee (The Twelfth International Conference on the Enhancement and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering and Science, Hong Kong/Macau 2009)
  • Member of Editorial Board (The Twelfth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal 2009)
  • Visiting Professor (Kyoto University 2009)
  • Member of Editorial Board (The Ninth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Athens, Greece 2008)
  • Member of International Scientific Committee (The Tenth International Conference on Timber Engineering, Miyazaki, Japan 2008)
  • Member of International Scientific Committee (The Sixth International Conference on Steel and Aluminium Structures, Oxford 2007)
  • Member of Editorial Board (The Eleventh International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing to be held in Malta 2007)
  • Member of Editorial Board (The Eighth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology 2006)
  • Member of Editorial Board (The Tenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing, Rome 2005)
  • Visiting Professor (Performance of Composition, Sichuan University, PR China 2004)
  • Invitation Fellowship (JSPS - Japanese Society For the Promotion of Science 2002)

Administrative Roles

  • Chair of School PGR Committee

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