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Jianqiang Wei

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Jianqiang Wei Assistant Professor
  • College
    Francis College of Engineering
  • Department
    Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Phone
    (978) 934-6393
  • Office
    Kitson Hall - 201B
  • Email

Research Interests

Sustainable Infrastructure Materials, Concrete Technology, Cement Chemistry, Durability, Degradation and Prevention of Structures.

Education

  • Ph D: Civil Engineering, (2014), Columbia University - New Yoork, NY
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Durability of Cement Composites Reinforced with Sisal Fiber
  • Other: Civil Engineering, (2013), Columbia UNiversity - New York, NY
  • MS: Civil Engineering Materials, (2011), Dalian University of Technology - Dalian, China
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Basic Study of CaCO3 Whisker-reinforced Cement Based Composites
  • BS: Civil Engineering Materials (Materials Science), (2008), Shandong Jianzhu University - Jinan, China

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Postdoctoral Scholar Training & Travel Award (2017), Scholarship/Research - USC Office of Postdoc. Affairs & Association
  • Excellent Dissertation (2012) - Department of Education, Liaoning, China
  • Erbilgin Family Fellowship (2011), Scholarship/Research - Columbia University
  • Excellent Dissertation & Research Award (2011) - Dalian University of Technology
  • Top 10 Master Academic Star Award & Research Grant (2011), Scholarship/Research - Dalian University of Technology
  • Best Paper Award (2010), Scholarship/Research - The Fourth Tutors and Graduate Academic Forum of China
  • Kwang-Hua Fellowship (2010), Scholarship/Research - Kwang-Hua Education Foundation
  • Natural Science Scholastic Attainment Award (2010), Scholarship/Research - Natural Science Foundation Council, Liaoning, China
  • Outstanding Geraduate Student Fellowship (2010), Scholarship/Research - Dalian University of Technology
  • Outstanding Graduate Award and Fellowship (2010), Scholarship/Research - Department of Education, Liaoning, China
  • Outstanding Student Award (2010), Scholarship/Research - Department of Eaducation, Dalian, China
  • Master Academic Starc Award & Research Grant (2009), Scholarship/Research - Dalian University of Technology
  • Graduate Student Fellowship (2008), Scholarship/Research - Dalian University of Technology

Selected Publications

  • Wei, J., Gencturk, B. (University of Southern California) (2019). 'Hydration of ternary Portland cement blends containing a combination of metakaolin and sodium bentonite. Cement and Concrete Research.
  • Wei, J. (2018). Degradation behavior and kinetics of sisal fiber in pore solutions of sustainable cementitious composites containing metakaolin. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 150 1-12.
  • Wei, J., Gencturk, B. (University of Southern California) (2018). Degradation of natural fiber in Portland cement composites in the presence of diatomaceous earth. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (ASCE), 30(11).
  • Wei, J., Meyer, C. (Columbia University) (2017). Degradation of natural fiber in ternary blended cement composites containing metakaolin and montmorillonite. Corrosion Science, 120 42-60.
  • Wei, J., Tao, B. (Purdue University), Weiss, J. (Oregon State University) (2017). Water absorption in cementitious materials at different temperature. Advances in Civil Engineering Materials,, 6(1) 280-295.
  • Wei, J., Ma, S. (Columbia University), Thomas, D. (Purdue University) (2016). Correlation between hydration of cement and the durability of natural fiber-reinforced cement composites. Corrosion Science, 106 1-15.
  • Wei, J., Meyer, C. (Columbia University) (2016). Utilization of rice husk ash in green natural fiber-reinforced cement composites: mitigating degradation of sisal fiber. Cement and Concrete Research, 81 94-111.
  • Wei, J., Meyer, C. (Columbia University) (2015). Degradation mechanisms of natural fiber in the matrix of cement composites. Cement and Concrete Research, 73 1-16.
  • Wei, J., Meyer, C. (Columbia University) (2014). Degradation rate of natural fiber in cement composites exposed to various accelerated aging environment conditions. Corrosion Science, 88 118-132.