Dr. ZhiQiang Chen
Associate Professor, School of Computing and Engineering
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Office: 816-235-1279; Fax: 816-235-1260
Dr. ZhiQiang Chen is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Missouri, Kansas City (UMKC). Before joining UMKC in 2010, he received his Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He was a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2020; and a visiting professor at the Saitama University, Japan, in 2022. Dr. Chen’s research interests, in general, focus on Civil Systems Intelligence and Resilience. He has been working on multi-hazard performance and resilience computing for civil structures, climate-change effects on structural loadings, and the application and development of AI, remote sensing, and human-infrastructure interfacing technologies for disaster response and infrastructure management. He has been a keynote speaker for the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference, received the Takuji Kobori Prize from the International Association of Structural Control and Monitoring (IASCM), and was awarded a JSPS Invitational Fellowship by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. He is an Associate Editor for the ASCE Journal of Natural Hazards Review and serves as a core member in many ASCE and TRB committees.
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