Doctor John Zhang

Doctor John Zhang

Senior Lecturer,
Construction Management


Dr John Zhang is a Chartered Professional Engineer registered in the NPER Civil and Structural discipline in Australia. He also held registration to practice in Queensland under the Register of Professional Engineer in Queensland (RPEQ-Civil). He has been teaching in the area of structures and construction technology to architectural, engineering and construction management students in Australia since 1988.

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  • PhD University of Sydney

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Construction Management


Phone: (02) 9685 4603
Mobile: 0413180433
Location: ED.G.140

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Journal Articles

  • Zhou, X. and Zhang, J. (2001), 'Preliminary Fatigue Tests on Concrete after Exposure to Temperature of upto 300 degree C', Advances in Structural Engineering-An International Journal, vol 4, no 4 , pp 197 - 201.

Conference Papers

  • Faine, M. and Zhang, J. (2005), 'Comparison of The Load Bearing Capacity and Behaviour of Two Earth Rendered and One Cement Rendered Straw Bale Wall', EarthBuild 2005 International Earth Building Conference, University of Technology Sydney.
  • Faine, M. and Zhang, J. (2003), 'Comparison of the load bearing capacity and behaviour of an earth rendered straw bale wall compared to a cement rendered straw bale wall.', Smart and Sustainable Built Environment SASBE2003, Brisbane Australia.
  • Faine, M. and Zhang, J. (2001), 'A Pilot study examining the strength, Compressibility & Serviceability of Rendered', The First International Conference on Ecologoical Building Structures, .

As a structural engineer, Dr Zhang is predominantly interested in the structural behaviour of the various structural systems and components from a designer's point of view. In recent years, his research has mainly focussed on the engineering responses of various sustainable building materials including strawbale, earth and recycled concrete and their innovative use in construction.

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Previous Projects

Title: Durability Assessment of Stencilled Concrete Paving
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: John Zhang
Years: 2000-12-01 - 2002-06-30
ID: P0013942

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