Ben Zhang Glasgow Caledonian University
Professor Zhang’s teaching, research and consultancy interests include design, analysis and modelling of concrete, timber and steel structures, construction materials technology, dynamic performance of structures, and tests on mechanical properties and structural performance of construction materials under loading and extreme environmental conditions (e.g. fire). He has published 3 textbooks and over 70 journal and conference papers. He has been a Guest Professor and a Visiting Fellow to some universities in China and Australia. He has been actively involved in two European COST Actions. He is also a member of the UK Timber Design Code Committee and a European Standard Committee on Timber Floor Vibration Testing.