The Federation Of Chinese Scholars In Australia

DETAILS:
Name

HAO Hong

Birth Year 1962
Position Winthrop Professor of Structural Dynamics
Professional / Institution Affiliation and address
School of Civil and Resource Engineering, the University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
Email hong.hao@uwa.edu.au
Telephone +61-8-64881825
Mobile 0405656693

II. CAREER SUMMARY (Education and employment history, List major past positions and current positions):

  2009- Winthrop Professor of Structural Dynamics, The University of Western Australia

  2004-2008: Professor of Structural Dynamics, The University of Western Australia

  2003-2010: Chair of Structural Engineering Discipline Group, The University of Western Australia

  2002-2003: Associate Professor, School of Civil and Resource Eng, The University of Western Australia

  1999-2001: Associate Professor, School of Civil and Structural Eng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  1996-1998: Senior Lecturer, School of Civil and Structural Eng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  1990-1995: Lecturer, School of Civil and Structural Eng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

  1989-1990: Postdoctoral Fellow, Seismographic Station, University of California at Berkeley, USA

  1985-1989: PhD Student, Department of Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, USA

  1984-1985: MSc Student, Department of Civil Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, USA

  1982-1984: Postgraduate Student, Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Tianjin University, China

  1978-1982: BEng Student, Department of Hydraulic Engineering, Tianjin University, China

III. HONOURS, AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS:
2007 Elected Fellow, ASCE
2006 ChangJiang Chair Professor, Ministry of Education, China
2005 Overseas Young Researcher Award, National Natural Science Foundation, China
2003 Elected Fellow, IEAust
2003 Tan Chin Tuan Fellow, Singapore
1996- Guest Professor in a Dozen Chinese Universities

IV. LIST ALL POSITIONS ON BOARDS OF RESEARCH ORGANISATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2011- Editorial Board, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
2011- Editorial Board, Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology
2011- Deputy Chair, Australian Chapter of International Association of Protective Structures
2010- President, Australian Earthquake Engineering Society
2010- Deputy President, International Association of Protective Structures
2010- Chief Editor, International Journal of Protective Structures
2010- Editorial Board, Transaction of Tianjin University
2010- Editorial Board, International Journal of Lifecycle Performance Engineering
2009- International Journal of 3R’s
2009- Advisory Board Member, Australian Network of Structural Health Monitoring
2008- Chinese Journal of Earthquake Resistant Engineering and Retrofitting
2008- Structural Panel Member, Engineers Australia WA Division
2008- Editorial Board, Open Journal of Acoustic Engineering
2007- Editorial Board, International Journal of Advances in Civil Engineering
2006- Editorial Board, International Journal of Advances in Structural Engineering
2004- Editorial Board, International Journal of Engineering Structures
2003- WA representative of Australian Earthquake Engineering Society

V. MOST SIGNIFICANT ACHIEVEMENTS AND DISTINCTIONS:
Research: My research results have been included in textbooks, used in design codes, and applied in a number of civil engineering projects around the world. I have been invited to give keynote, plenary and invited presentations in more than 20 international conferences, and given invited presentations in universities, government agencies and private organizations around the world. I have been invited to assess research proposals for funding agencies of more than 10 countries, and have assessed tenures and promotions for a number of universities around the world.

Teaching: I have developed a number of units in structural engineering, and developed online assignment system for some units. I have been nominated many times by students for faculty undergraduate teaching awards, and received the faculty best postgraduate supervision award in 2011.

Services: I have served and am still serving in many professional organizations at national and international levels. Currently, I am the president of the Australian Earthquake Engineering Society, vice president of the International Association of Protective Structures, chief editor of the International Journal of Protective Structures, and serve in editorial boards of another 10 journals. I have served as guest editor of six journal issues, and chaired and co-chaired 9 international conferences in Australia, China, Israel, Singapore and UK, and also served in numerous international conference committees.

VI. BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF YOUR MOST IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS (publication number, impact and citations): 600 refereed journal papers, 13000 citation and h-index = 50
I have more than 600 technical publications, including more than 220 journal and 300 refereed conference papers, more than 50 technical reports, 15 edited book and book chapters in earthquake engineering, blast engineering and structural health monitoring. My publications have been cited about 2000 times with a personal H-Index 25. I am an author with top 1% of most highly cited publications in my research field in the world.

VII. MAIN EXPERTISE:
Structural dynamics and its application in earthquake engineering, blast engineering, and structural health monitoring.

VIII. VISIONS (related to China and Australia from the area of expertise):
I hope the relationship between Australia and China will continue to expand beyond the resource sector. The two peoples need to have open minds and respect of each other’s history, culture, social and political systems, so that mutual trust may be built. This will facilitate important partnerships to be established and enhanced, resulting in collaborations with widespread benefits that can be extended to all sectors. Australia is rich in natural resources and China has the largest population in the world. Enormous opportunities exist for two countries; harnessing these opportunities will not only foster a stronger relationship between the two countries, but also enable the independent progress of both nations. I especially hope the collaborations on research and education can be further improved in terms of exchanging of students and researchers, joint fund applications, and sharing of research resources. In my research area of civil infrastructure protections, we can further extend our already existing collaborations of using new structural materials and new structural forms to protect structures and lives against nature (earthquake and wind, etc) and man-made (hostile or accidental explosion, vehicle impact, etc) loads, and developing new methodologies for effective structural condition monitoring to prevent catastrophic collapse and provide information for better infrastructure asset management.