Professor, doctoral supervisor, researcher in structural engineering, served at Tongji University as Director of the Steel Structure Teaching and Research Division, Dean of the Civil Engineering College, Dean of the Graduate School, Executive Vice President of Tongji University, Member of the Standing Party Committee of Tongji University.
Leader of or participant in major national basic scientific research projects, key and surface projects of the National Natural Science Foundation, key technological research projects funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, and other Sino-foreign cooperative research projects. Published more than 10 academic and professional books, and over 350 academic Journal papers. Won 18 prizes for making scientific and technological progress, including 3 National Science and Technology Awards.
Audit and Evaluation Expert and Engineering Certification Expert employed by the Ministry of Education and Shanghai Education Commission. Won 18 teaching achievement awards at or above the provincial and ministerial level, including 7 national teaching achievement awards and 2 textbook awards; head of a national teaching team and national quality courses. Won numerous other prizes such as Outstanding University Teacher in Shanghai, National Nomination Award for Excellent Doctoral Thesis (Supervisor), Shanghai Excellent Postgraduate Research Paper Award (Supervisor), Baosteel Excellent Teachers Prize, etc.