Associate Professor Xinqun Zhu

Associate Professor Xinqun Zhu

ACA, Civil and Construction Engineering,
Engineering and Construction Management

Associate Professor in Civil Engineering,
Engineering and Construction Management

Biography

Xinqun obtained his Bachelor degree from Zhejiang Sci-tech University in 1987 and his master degree from Southwest Jiaotong University in 1990. He studied at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1998 and was awarded a PhD degree in 2001. He then worked as a research fellow at the University of Manchester, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and the University of Western Australia for around 7 years. Currently, he is an associate professor in Structural Engineering at the University of Western Sydney.

He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Executive Committee of Australian Network of Structural Health Monitoring and the Structural Health Monitoring and Control Committee in Engineering Mechanics Institute of ASCE.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Zhu.

Qualifications

  • PhD Hong Kong Polytechnic
  • MTech Southwest Jiatong University
  • DipTech Zhejiang Silk Institute of Technology

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (2010)
  • International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (2013)

Interests

  • Bridge Weigh-In-Motion
  • Steel-Concrete Composite Structures
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Structural System Identification and Damage Detection
  • Wireless Sensor Networks

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Engineering and Construction Management
  • Engineering and Construction Management

Committees

  • Australian Network of Structural Health Monitoring
  • Engineering Mechanics Institute of American Society of Civil Engineers

Contact

Email: xinqun.zhu@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 47360 826
Mobile:
Location: XB.G.26E
Penrith (Kingswood)
Website:

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 300040 Mechanics of Materials, 2015
  • 300733 Introduction to Structural Engineering, 2015
  • 300988 Highway Infrastructure, 2015
  • 301002 Specialised Software Applications, 2015
  • 301011 Advanced Highway Infrastructure, 2015

Publications

Books

  • Law, S. and Zhu, X. (2011), 'Moving Loads - Dynamic Analysis and Identification Techniques', : CRC Press 9780415878777.
  • Law, S. and Zhu, X. (2009), 'Damage Models and Algorithms for Assessment of Structures under Operating Conditions', : Taylor and Francis 9780415421959.
  • Ren, W., Hao, H. and Zhu, X. (2007), 'Structural Condition Assessment, Monitoring and Improvement', : Science Press 9787900224620.

Chapters in Books

  • Uy, B., Zhu, X., Xiang, Y., Zou, J., Liyanapathirana, R., Gunawardana, U., Pap, L. and Perera, H. (2011), 'Civionics--An emerging interdisciplinary research area in Australia', Structural Health Monitoring in Australia, Nova Science Publishers 9781617288609.

Journal Articles

  • Jayawardhana, M., Zhu, X., Liyanapathirana, R. and Gunawardana, U. (2017), 'Compressive sensing for efficient health monitoring and effective damage detection of structures', Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol 84, no Part A , pp 414 - 430.
  • Henderson, I., Zhu, X., Uy, B. and Mirza, O. (2017), 'Dynamic behaviour of steel-concrete composite beams retrofitted with various bolted shear connectors', Engineering Structures, vol 131 , pp 115 - 135.
  • Lyu, M., Zhu, X. and Yang, Q. (2017), 'Connection stiffness identification of historic timber buildings using temperature-based sensitivity analysis', Engineering Structures, vol 131 , pp 180 - 191.
  • Pathirana, S., Uy, B., Mirza, O. and Zhu, X. (2016), 'Flexural behaviour of composite steel-concrete beams utilising blind bolt shear connectors', Engineering Structures, vol 114 , pp 181 - 194.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2016), 'Recent developments in inverse problems of vehicle-bridge interaction dynamics', Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, vol 6, no 1 , pp 107 - 128.
  • Abeysing Jayawardana Yapa, D., Kharkovsky, S., Liyanapathirana, R. and Zhu, X. (2016), 'Measurement system with accelerometer integrated RFID tag for infrastructure health monitoring', IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol 65, no 5 , pp 1163 - 1171.
  • Pathirana, S., Uy, B., Mirza, O. and Zhu, X. (2016), 'Bolted and welded connectors for the rehabilitation of composite beams', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 125 , pp 61 - 73.
  • Liu, K., Law, S. and Zhu, X. (2015), 'Substructural condition assessment based on force identification and interface force sensitivity', International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, vol 15, no 2 .
  • Ban, H., Uy, B., Pathirana, S., Henderson, I., Mirza, O. and Zhu, X. (2015), 'Time-dependent behaviour of composite beams with blind bolts under sustained loads', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 112 , pp 196 - 207.
  • Sarker, L., Xiang, Y., Zhu, X. and Zhang, Y. (2015), 'Damage detection of circular cylindrical shells by Ritz method and wavelet analysis', Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering, vol 14, no 1 , pp 62 - 74.
  • Jayawardhana, M., Zhu, X., Liyanapathirana, R. and Gunawardana, U. (2015), 'Statistical damage sensitive feature for structural damage detection using AR model coefficients', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol 18, no 10 , pp 1551 - 1562.
  • Pathirana, S., Uy, B., Mirza, O. and Zhu, X. (2015), 'Strengthening of existing composite steel-concrete beams utilising bolted shear connectors and welded studs', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 114 , pp 417 - 430.
  • Jayawardhana, M., Zhu, X., Liyanapathirana, R. and Gunawardana, U. (2015), 'An experimental study for decentralized damage detection of beam structures using wireless sensor networks', Structural Monitoring and Maintenance, vol 2, no 3 , pp 237 - 252.
  • Henderson, I., Zhu, X., Uy, B. and Mirza, O. (2015), 'Dynamic behaviour of steel-concrete composite beams with different types of shear connectors. Part II: Modelling and comparison', Engineering Structures, vol 103 , pp 308 - 317.
  • Henderson, I., Zhu, X., Uy, B. and Mirza, O. (2015), 'Dynamic behaviour of steel-concrete composite beams with different types of shear connectors. Part I: Experimental study', Engineering Structures, vol 103 , pp 298 - 307.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2015), 'Structural health monitoring based on vehicle-bridge interaction : accomplishments and challenges', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol 18, no 12 , pp 1999 - 2015.
  • Liu, K., Law, S., Xia, Y. and Zhu, X. (2014), 'Singular spectrum analysis for enhancing the sensitivity in structural damage detection', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol 333, no 2 , pp 392 - 417.
  • Liu, K., Law, S., Zhu, X. and Xia, Y. (2014), 'Explict form of an implicit method for inverse force identification', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol 333, no 3 , pp 730 - 744.
  • Yu, Y., Zhang, C., Zhu, X., Kang, W., Mao, X. and Uy, B. (2014), 'Design and experimental investigations of a vibration based wireless measurement system for bridge cable tension monitoring', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol 17, no 11 , pp 1657 - 1668.
  • Liu, K., Law, S. and Zhu, X. (2014), 'Sensitivity enhancement for structural condition assessment with noisy excitation or with only output', International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, vol 15, no 6 .
  • Law, S., Zhu, X., Tian, Y., Li, X. and Wu, S. (2013), 'Statistical damage classification method based wavelet packet analysis', Structural Engineering and Mechanics, vol 46, no 4 , pp 459 - 486.
  • Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Fan, K. (2013), 'Detection of delamination between steel bars and concrete using embedded piezoelectric actuators/sensors', Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, vol 3, no 2 , pp 105 - 115.
  • Jayawardhana, M., Zhu, X. and Liyanapathirana, R. (2013), 'An experimental study on damage detection of concrete structures using decentralized algorithms', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol 16, no 1 , pp 33 - 50.
  • Jayawardhana, M., Zhu, X. and Liyanapathirana, R. (2013), 'Damage detection of reinforced concrete structures based on the Wiener filter', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, vol 14, no 1 , pp 57 - 69.
  • Ou, G., Wang, Y., Hao, H. and Zhu, X. (2013), 'Identification of de-bonding between steel bars and concrete using wavelet techniques : comparative study', Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, vol 14, no 1 , pp 43 - 56.
  • Zhang, C., Hao, H., Tarasov, B. and Zhu, X. (2012), 'Some special phenomena and preliminary interpretations about measured strain signals from high-speed impact tests', International Journal of Structural Engineering, vol 3, no 1-2 , pp 48 - 60.
  • Zhu, X., Hao, H., Uy, B., Xia, Y. and Mirza, O. (2012), 'Dynamic assessment of shear connection conditions in slab-girder bridges by Kullback-Leibler distance', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol 15, no 5 , pp 771 - 780.
  • Zhu, X. and Hao, H. (2012), 'Development of an integrated structural health monitoring system for bridge structures in operational conditions', Frontiers of Architecture and Civil Engineering in China, vol 6, no 3 , pp 321 - 333.
  • Wang, Y., Hao, H., Zhu, X. and Ou, J. (2012), 'Spectral element modelling of wave propagation with boundary and structural discontinuity reflections', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol 15, no 5 , pp 855 - 870.
  • Wang, Y., Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Ou, J. (2011), 'Spectral element model updating for damage identification using clonal selection algorithm', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol 14, no 5 , pp 837 - 856.
  • Liu, K., Law, S. and Zhu, X. (2011), 'A bonding damage detection method with force-based beam element', Procedia Engineering, vol 14, no 1 , pp 1174 - 1182.
  • Jayawardhana, M., Zhu, X. and Liyanapathirana, R. (2011), 'An experimental study on distributed damage detection algorithms for structural health monitoring', Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol 305, no 1 .
  • Zhu, X., Law, S. and Jayawardhana, M. (2011), 'Experimental study on Statistical Damage Detection of RC Structures based on Wavelet Packet Analysis', Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol 305, no 1 .
  • Sarker, L., Xiang, Y., Uy, B. and Zhu, X. (2011), 'Damage detection of circular cylindrical shells by Ritz Method', Journal of Physics, vol 305 .
  • Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Law, S. (2009), 'Damage assessment of reinforced concrete beams including the load environment', Structural Engineering and Mechanics, vol 33, no 6 , pp 765 - 779.
  • Wang, Y., Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Ou, J. (2009), 'Guided wave propagation and spectral element method for debonding damage assessment in RC structures', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol 324, no 40666 , pp 751 - 772.
  • Ding, L., Hao, H. and Zhu, X. (2009), 'Evaluation of dynamic vehicle axle loads on bridges with different surface conditions', Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol 323, no 40666 , pp 826 - 848.
  • Ying, Z. and Zhu, X. (2009), 'Response analysis of piezoelectric shells in plane strain under random excitations', Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, vol 22, no 2 , pp 152 - 160.
  • Zhu, X. and Hao, H. (2009), 'Damage detection of RC slas using nonlinear vibration features', International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, vol 9, no 4 , pp 687 - 709.
  • Bao, C., Hao, H., Li, Z. and Zhu, X. (2009), 'Time-varying system identification using a newly improved HHT algorithm', Computers & Structures, vol 87, no 23-24 , pp 1611 - 1623.
  • Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Peng, X. (2008), 'Dynamic assessment of underwater pipeline systems using statistical model updating', International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, vol 8, no 2 , pp 271 - 297.
  • Xia, Y., Hao, H., Deeks, A. and Zhu, X. (2008), 'Condition assessment of shear connectors in slab-girder bridges via vibration measurements', Journal of Bridge Engineering, vol 13, no 1 , pp 43 - 54.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2007), 'A concrete-steel interface element for damage detection of reinforced concrete structures', Engineering Structures, vol 29, no 12 , pp 3515 - 3524.
  • Law, S., Bu, J., Zhu, X. and Chan, S. (2007), 'Moving load identification on a simply supported orthotropic plate', International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, vol 49, no 11 , pp 1262 - 1275.
  • Georgiades, G., Oyadiji, S., Zhu, X., Wright, J. and Turner, J. (2007), 'Characterization of the core properties of a shock absorbing composite', Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, vol 129, no 4 , pp 497 - 504.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2007), 'Nonlinear characteristics of damaged reinforced concrete beam from Hilbert-Huang transform', Journal of Structural Engineering, vol 133, no 8 , pp 1186 - 1191.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2007), 'Damage detection in simply supported concrete bridge structure under moving vehicular loads', Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, vol 129, no 1 , pp 58 - 65.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2006), 'Wavelet-based crack identification of bridge beam from operational deflection time history', International Journal of Solids and Structures, vol 43, no 40762 , pp 2299 - 2317.
  • Law, S., Bu, J. and Zhu, X. (2006), 'Vehicle condition surveillance on continuous bridges based on response sensitivity', Journal of Engineering Mechanics, vol 132, no 1 , pp 78 - 86.
  • Bu, J., Law, S. and Zhu, X. (2006), 'Innovative bridge condition assessment from dynamic response of a passing vehicle', Journal of Engineering Mechanics, vol 132, no 12 , pp 1372 - 1379.
  • Zhu, X., Law, S. and Bu, J. (2006), 'A state space formulation for moving loads identification', Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, vol 128, no 4 , pp 509 - 520.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2006), 'Moving load identification on multi-span continuous bridges with elastic bearings', Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol 20, no 7 , pp 1759 - 1782.
  • Law, S., Bu, J., Zhu, X. and Chan, S. (2006), 'Response prediction of a 50 m guyed mast under typhoon conditions', Wind and Structures, vol 9, no 5 , pp 397 - 412.
  • Law, S., Bu, J., Zhu, X. and Chan, S. (2006), 'Wind characteristics of Typhoon Dujuan as measured at a 50 m guyed mast', Wind and Structures, vol 9, no 5 , pp 387 - 396.
  • Li, X., Law, S., Zhu, X. and Chan, S. (2005), 'Structural damage detection from wavelet packet sensitivity', Engineering Structures, vol 27, no 9 , pp 1339 - 1348.
  • Law, S., Bu, J. and Zhu, X. (2005), 'Time-varying wind load identification from structural responses', Engineering Structures, vol 27, no 10 , pp 1586 - 1598.
  • Law, S. and Zhu, X. (2005), 'Nonlinear characteristics of damaged concrete structures under vehicular load', Journal of Structural Engineering, vol 131, no 8 , pp 1277 - 1285.
  • Law, S. and Zhu, X. (2005), 'Bridge dynamic responses due to road surface roughness and braking of vehicle', Journal Sound and Vibration, vol 282, no 40666 , pp 805 - 830.
  • Law, S., Bu, J., Zhu, X. and Chan, S. (2004), 'Vehicle axle loads identification using finite element method', Engineering Structures, vol 26, no 8 , pp 1143 - 1153.
  • Law, S. and Zhu, X. (2004), 'Dynamic behaviour of damaged concrete bridge structures under moving vehicular loads', Engineering Structures, vol 26, no 9 , pp 1279 - 1293.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2003), 'Dynamic behavior of orthotropic rectangular plates under moving loads', Journal of Engineering Mechanics, vol 129, no 1 , pp 79 - 87.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2003), 'Time domain identification of moving loads on bridge deck', Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, vol 125, no 2 , pp 187 - 198.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2003), 'Dynamic axle and wheel loads identification: laboratory studies', Journal Sound and Vibration, vol 268, no 5 , pp 855 - 879.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2003), 'Identification of moving interaction forces with incomplete velocity information', Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, vol 17, no 5 , pp 1349 - 1366.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2002), 'Moving loads identification through regularization', Journal of Engineering Mechanics, vol 128, no 9 , pp 989 - 1000.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2002), 'Practical aspects in moving load identification', Journal Sound and Vibration, vol 258, no 1 , pp 123 - 146.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2002), 'Dynamic load on continuous multi-lane bridge deck from moving vehicles', Journal Sound and Vibration, vol 251, no 4 , pp 697 - 716.
  • Law, S., Chan, T., Zhu, X. and Zeng, Q. (2001), 'Regularization in moving force identification', Journal of Engineering Mechanics, vol 127, no 2 , pp 136 - 148.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2001), 'Identification of moving loads on an orthotropic plate', Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, vol 123, no 2 , pp 238 - 244.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2001), 'Orthogonal function in moving loads identification on a multi-span bridge', Journal Sound and Vibration, vol 245, no 2 , pp 329 - 345.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2001), 'Precise time step integration for the dynamic response of a continuous beam under moving loads', Journal Sound and Vibration, vol 240, no 5 , pp 962 - 970.

Conference Papers

  • Henderson, I., Uy, B., Zhu, X. and Mirza, O. (2016), 'Environmental factors affecting the dynamic response of composite steel-concrete beams', International Conference on Composite Construction in Steel and Concrete , Palm Cove, Qld..
  • Pathirana, S., Uy, B., Mirza, O. and Zhu, X. (2016), 'Numerical study on the behaviour of composite steel-concrete beams utilising innovative blind bolts', International Conference on Composite Construction in Steel and Concrete, Palm Cove, Qld..
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2016), 'Recent developments in structural health monitoring based on vehicle-bridge interaction', International Symposium on Structural Engineering, Beijing, China.
  • Zhu, X., Uy, B., Mirza, O., Henderson, I. and Pathirana, S. (2016), 'Smart rehabilitation of composite structures using innovative bolted shear connectors', International Symposium on Structural Engineering, Beijing, China.
  • Zhu, X. (2015), 'Dynamic condition assessment of composite structures using different damage indices', International Conference on Advances in Steel-Concrete Composite Structures, Beijing, China.
  • Musa, I., Mashiri, F. and Zhu, X. (2015), 'Design S-N curves for T-, K-, and X-concrete-filled steel tubular joints', International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Pathirana, I., Uy, B., Mirza, O. and Zhu, X. (2014), 'Retrofitting of existing steel-concrete beams using innovative blind bolts', Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Byron Bay, N.S.W..
  • Zhu, X., Law, S. and Samali, B. (2014), 'Indirect structural health monitoring of bridge structures using moving sensors', Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Byron Bay, N.S.W..
  • Henderson, I., Uy, B., Zhu, X. and Mirza, O. (2014), 'The effect of retrofitted shear connection systems on the dynamic response of composite concrete steel beams', Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Byron Bay, N.S.W..
  • Zhu, X. and Jayawardhana, M. (2014), 'An experimental study for decentralized damage detection using wireless sensor networks', International Symposium on Structural Engineering, Hefei, China.
  • Musa, I., Mashiri, F., Zhu, X. and Tong, L. (2014), 'Finite element modelling for SCFs in steel tubular T-joints with concrete-filled chords under axial loading in the brace', International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Jayawardhana, M., Zhu, X., Liyanapathirana, R. and Gunawardana, U. (2013), 'Compressive sensing for structural damage detection of reinforced concrete structures', 10th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures, DAMAS 2013, Dublin; Ireland.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2013), 'Recent advances on moving force identification in structural dynamics', International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Hong Kong.
  • Uy, B., Zhu, X., Mirza, O., Henderson, I. and Pathirana, S. (2013), 'Smart rehabilitation of steel-concrete composite structures for enhanced structural health monitoring', International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, Hong Kong, China.
  • Jayawardhana, M., Zhu, X. and Liyanapathirana, R. (2012), 'Structural damage detection using the Wiener filter', Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Henderson, I., Zhu, X., Uy, B. and Mirza, O. (2012), 'Dynamic assessment of composite structures with different types of shear connection systems', International Conference on Advances in Steel Concrete Composite and Hybrid Structures, Singapore.
  • Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Fan, K. (2012), 'Inspection of reinforced concrete interface delamination using embedded piezoelectric actuators/sensors', International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering, Hong Kong, China.
  • Zhu, X., Cao, D., Law, S. and Pan, J. (2011), 'Nonlinear behaviour of damaged concrete bridge structures under moving vehicular loads', The 14th Asia-Pacific Vibration Conference, Hong Kong.
  • Zhu, X., Uy, B., Mirza, O. and Hao, H. (2011), 'Condition assessment of composite structures using dynamic measurements', The 14th Asia-Pacific Vibration Conference, Hong Kong.
  • Jayawardhana, M., Zhu, X. and Liyanapathirana, R. (2011), 'Structural damage detection of RC structures using AR model coefficients', The 14th Asia-Pacific Vibration Conference, Hong Kong.
  • Ou, G., Zhu, X., Wang, Y. and Hao, H. (2010), 'Detection of delamination in RC structures using wavelet packet analysis', The 4th International Conference on Steel & Composite Structures, Sydney, Australia.
  • Wang, Y., Hao, H. and Zhu, X. (2010), 'Damage spectral element for condition assessment of one-dimensional waveguides', The 4th International Conference on Steel & Composite Structures, Sydney, Australia.
  • Wang, Y., Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Fan, K. (2010), 'INtegrated health monitoring fora steel beam: an experimental study', The 4th International Conference on Steel & Composite Structures, Sydney, Australia.
  • Zhu, X. and Xiang, Y. (2010), 'Vibration analysis of undersea pipelines with arbitrary bedding conditions', The Eleventh International Symposium on Structural Engineering, Guangzhou, China.
  • Hao, H. and Zhu, X. (2010), 'Development of an integrated structural health monitoring system', The workshop --Civil Structural Health Monitoring 2, Taormina, Itly.
  • Hao, H. and Zhu, X. (2010), 'Dynamic assessment of PSC bridge structures under moving vehicular loads', Civil Structural Health Monitoring 2, Taormina, Itly.
  • Jayawardhana, M., Zhu, X. and Liyanapathirana, R. (2010), 'Distributed damage detection algorithms for structural health monitoring', Civionics Research Centre Inaugural Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia.
  • Zhu, X., Law, S. and Hao, H. (2009), 'Effect of loading on the damage assessment of reinforced concrete beams', The 6th International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures, Hong Kong.
  • Zhu, X. (2009), 'Dynamic assessment of shear connectin conditions in steel-concrete composite structures', Proceedings of the Japan Society of Civil Engineers and Engineers Australia Joint Seminar on Steel and Composite Structures, University of Western Sydney, 31 March 2009, Sydney, Australia.
  • Hao, H., Ding, L. and Zhu, X. (2009), 'Interaction between vehicle and bridge with different random surface roughness and its implication on dynamic axle loads', Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Environmental Vibrations: Prediction, Monitoring, Mitigation and Evaluation (ISEV2009), Beijing, China, October 28-30, 2009, Beijing, China.
  • Zhu, X. and Hao, H. (2008), 'Condition assessment of shear connection systems in slab-girder bridges by wavelet Kullback-Leibler', ASEC 2008: Australian Structural Engineering Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Zhu, X. and Hao, H. (2008), 'Condition assessment of prestressed concrete structures by static and dynamic damage indexes', ICCRRR 2008: International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Zhu, X., Hao, H., Fan, K., Wang, Y. and Ou, J. (2008), 'Debond detection in RC structures using piezoelectric materials', ICCRRR 2008: International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Hao, H., Zhu, X., Fan, K. and Deeks, A. (2008), 'Recent studies of condition monitoring and damage identification of civil infrastructures in UWA', The 5th International Workshop on Structural Control and Monitoring, Dalian, China.
  • Hao, H., Zhu, X. and Deeks, A. (2008), 'An investigation of the reliability of ambient vibration tests for extracting structural vibration properties', ISSEYE10: the 10th International Symposium on Structural Engineering for Young Experts, Changsha, China.
  • Bao, C., Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Li, Z. (2008), 'Variable modal parameter identification using an improved HHT algorithm', ISSEYE10: the 10th International Symposium on Structural Engineering for Young Experts, Changsha, China.
  • Bao, C., Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Li, Z. (2008), 'Operational modal analysis using correlation-based ARMA models', ISSEYE10: the 10th International Symposium on Structural Engineering for Young Experts, Changsha, China.
  • Wang, Y., Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Ou, J. (2008), 'Modelling and detecting of additional mass in pipes by the spectral element method', ISSEYE10: the 10th International Symposium on Structural Engineering for Young Experts, Changsha, China.
  • Wang, Y., Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Ou, J. (2008), 'Identification of prestress forces in concrete beams by finite element model updating', ISSEYE10: the 10th International Symposium on Structural Engineering for Young Experts, Changsha, China.
  • Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Fan, K. (2008), 'Wavelet-based active sensing technique for delamination detection in RC structures', ISSEYE10: the 10th International Symposium on Structural Engineering for Young Experts, Changsha, China.
  • Wang, Y., Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Stewart, M. (2008), 'Corrosion-induced cracking of reinforced concrete beam: experimental study', 3rd World Congress on Engineering Asset Management and Intelligent Maintenance System, Beijing, China.
  • Wang, Y., Zhu, X. and Hao, H. (2008), 'Spectral element method for modelling wave propagation with boundary reflection; application to pipeline condition monitoring', 3rd World Congress on Engineering Asset Management and Intelligent Maintenance System, Beijing, China.
  • Zhu, X. and Hao, H. (2007), 'Damage assessment of a two-span RC slab using wavelet analysis', SPIE: Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, USA.
  • Zhu, X. (2007), 'Dynamic assessment of undersea pipeline bedding condition', SPIE: Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, USA.
  • Zhu, X. and Hao, H. (2007), 'Structural damage detection using wavelet support vector machine', IMAC-XXV: Conference &Exposition on Structural Dynamics, Florida, USA.
  • Zhu, X. and Hao, H. (2007), 'Damage detection of bridge beam structures under moving loads', IMAC-XXV: Conference &Exposition on Structural Dynamics, Florida, USA.
  • Zhu, X. and Hao, H. (2007), 'Dynamic assessment of highway bridges using operating vehicle loads', The 6th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, CA, USA.
  • Law, S. and Zhu, X. (2007), 'Dynamic condition assessment of highway bridges including operational conditions', SCAMI-2: the Second International Conference on Structural Condition Assessment, Monitoring and Improvement, Changsha, China.
  • Ding, L., Hao, H. and Zhu, X. (2007), 'Evaluation of dynamic vehicle axle loads on bridges with road surface roughness', SCAMI-2: the Second International Conference on Structural Condition Assessment, Monitoring and Improvement, Changsha, China.
  • Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Peng, L. (2007), 'Dynamic assessment of underwater pipeline systems using finite element model updating', SCAMI-2: the Second International Conference on Structural Condition Assessment, Monitoring and Improvement, Changsha, China.
  • Zhu, X., Hao, H. and Peng, L. (2007), 'An experimental study of structure modal properties in different operational environments', SCAMI-2: the Second International Conference on Structural Condition Assessment, Monitoring and Improvement, Changsha, China.
  • Zhu, X. and Hao, H. (2007), 'Damage assessment of RC slabs using nonlinear vibration features', SCAMI-2: the Second International Conference on Structural Condition Assessment, Monitoring and Improvement, Changsha, China.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2005), 'Damage detection of reinforced concrete structures based on concrete-steel interface element', Comparative studies on moving load identification methods, Florida, USA.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2005), 'Damage assessment of reinforced concrete beams using Hilbert-Huang transform', IMAC-XXIII: A Conference on Structural Dynamics, Florida USA.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2001), 'Identification of moving loads on an orthotropic plate from strains', IMAC-XIX: A Conference on Structural Dynamics, Florida, USA.
  • Zhu, X. and Law, S. (2001), 'Comparative studies on moving load identification methods', Asia-Pacific Vibration Conference(APVC 2001), Hangzhou, China.

Research

Xinqun has published over 170 articles with a Scopus-h index of 22. His research interests are primarily in structural dynamics, especially in structural health monitoring and condition assessment, vehicle-bridge/road/track interaction analysis, advanced signal processing and smart sensor technology. Xinqun’s significant contribution is condition assessment of civil infrastructure in operational environment. Currently, he works on integrated health monitoring for civil infrastructures in operational environment, providing a high level of consultancy in this area.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Zhu.

Current Projects

Title: Development of a novel mobile sensory system for bridge health monitoring
Years: 2016-03-28 - 2019-03-27
ID: P00022575
Western Researchers: Xinqun Zhu and Bijan Samali
Funding:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)

Previous Projects

Title: Fatigue Behaviour of Retrofitted Steel Structures using Innovative Materials
Years: 2013-12-09 - 2016-06-30
ID: P00021816
Western Researchers: Fidelis Mashiri, Xinqun Zhu and Olivia Mirza
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: The use of innovative anchors for the achievement of composite action for rehabilitating existing and deployment of demountable steel structures (via UNSW)
Years: 2011-01-01 - 2014-06-30
ID: P00018317
Western Researchers: Xinqun Zhu and Olivia Mirza
Funding:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Title: Australian-Chinese Research Collaboration on dynamic behavior of steel beam to composite column joints
Years: 2009-07-14 - 2010-07-13
ID: P00017089
Western Researchers: Xinqun Zhu, Fidelis Mashiri and Zhong Tao
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: High Capacity Testing Machine for Prototype Structures
Years: 2009-09-22 - 2010-09-21
ID: P00017351
Western Researchers: Yang Xiang, Fidelis Mashiri, Vivian Tam, Xinqun Zhu, Zhong Tao and Olivia Mirza
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Innovative substructure techniques for condition assessment of civil infrastructures
Years: 2012-03-02 - 2013-03-01
ID: P00020600
Western Researchers: Xinqun Zhu
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney
Title: Health monitoring, evaluation and control of civil engineering infrastructure systems
Years: 2011-11-09 - 2012-11-08
ID: P00020510
Western Researchers: Chunwei Zhang, Xinqun Zhu, Won Hee Kang and Sergiy Kharkivskiy
Funding:
  • University of Western Sydney

Supervision

Associate Professor Zhu is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Title: The Use of Innovative Anchors for the Achievement of Composite Action for Rehabilitating Existing and Deployment of Demountable Steel Structures
Field of Research:
Title: Wireless Sensor System for Infrastructure Health Monitoring
Field of Research:
Title: Substructural Condition Assessment of Bridge Structures Under Moving Vehicles
Field of Research:
Title: Fatigue Design of Concrete-filled Steel Tubular T- and K-joints
Field of Research:
Title: Vibration Control and Robust Optimization for Offshore Structures Subjected to Impact Loads and Blast Loads
Field of Research:
Title: The Use of Innovative Anchors for the Achievement of Composite Action for Rehabilitating Existing and Deployment of Demountable Steel Structures
Field of Research:
Title: Infrastructure Health Monitoring with Wireless Imaging Sensory System
Field of Research:
Title: Development of an Indirect Bridge Health Monitoring Approach Using Moving Mobile Sensors
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Title: Damage Detection of Circular Cylindrical Shells by Ritz Method
Field of Research: CIVIL ENGINEERING
Thesis: Damage Detection of Circular Cylindrical Shells by Ritz Method
Title: Decentralised Structural Health Monitoring Using Sensor Networks
Field of Research: COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES; STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING; ALGORITHMS
Thesis: Decentralised Structural Health Monitoring Using Sensor Network

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