Dean of Learning and Teaching
Professor Chee Seong Chin is the Dean of Learning and Teaching of Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, supporting the University in the operational delivery of its academic strategy and the ongoing coordination of learning and teaching. Professor Chin sits on the Senior Management Team Committee, Academic Strategy Group and Academic Board as well as chairs multiple University-level committees/boards/panels that are responsible for overseeing the general policies and practices related to learning and teaching.
Professor Chin received his First-Class BEng (Hons) and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering from Swansea University, UK, and has more than 15 years of experience working in international higher education institutions. He is the founding director of the Institute for Sustainable Materials and Environment and founding Head of the Centre for Advanced Fibre Reinforced Concrete Technology. He was previously the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering.
His primary research interests are fibre-reinforced cementitious composites as well as sustainable construction and building materials. Professor Chin has acquired over 15 million RMB of research grants; produced more than 80 research articles, patents and technical reports; supervised 17 PhD students for their dissertations; and founded/directed 5 academic programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.