Chee Seong Chin

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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.


Chee Seong Chin教授担任西交利物浦大学教务长,主管全校学术战略实施和教学教务方面的工作。

Chin教授是大学高级管理团队、学术战略团队、学术委员会成员,并担任多个校级委员会的主席,负责督导教学相关的政策与实务。

Chin教授毕业于英国斯旺西大学,获土木工程本科一等学位和博士学位,并在国际高等教育机构工作超过15年。他是西浦可持续材料与环境研究院院长和创始董事、高级纤维增强混凝土技术研究中心主任和创始董事,同时也是西浦土木工程系前任系主任。

他的研究领域主要包括纤维增强复合材料和结构行为、可持续建筑和建筑材料。Chin教授迄今已获得超过1500万人民币的研究经费,发表科研论文、专利和技术报告80余篇,指导17名博士生完成博士论文,创办和指导5个本科及研究生专业。
  • Qualifications

    • PhD in Civil Engineering, Swansea University, UK
    • BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering [First Class], Swansea University, UK
  • Experience

    • Dean of Learning and Teaching, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University - 2017 to Present
    • Chair Professor of Civil Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University - 2017 to Present
    • Head of XJTLU-Innostrux Centre for Advanced Fibre Reinforced Concrete Technology, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, - 2017 to Present
    • Director of Institute for Sustainable Materials and Environment, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University - 2015 to Present
    • Head of Department, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University - 2013 to 2017
    • Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, P. R. China - 2012 to 2017
    • Senior Lecturer in Structural Engineering, Department of Urban Engineering, London South Bank University, UK - 2010 to 2012
    • Senior Research Assistant / Research Officer, School of Engineering, Swansea University, UK - 2005 to 2010
  • Research interests

    • Sustainable construction and building materials
    • Fibre reinforced cementitious composites
    • Multiscale modelling and nonlinear finite element analysis
  • Articles

    • Liu, Z., Chin, C. S. & Xia, J. (2021). Improving Recycled Coarse Aggregate (RCA) and Recycled Coarse Aggregate Concrete (RCAC) by Biological Denitrification Phenomenon. Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 301, 124338, 1390-1397. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.124338.
    • Chin, C. S. & Wang, X. (2021). An Approach for Compounding Ratio Design and Production of Recycled Concrete Paving Blocks, Invention Patent, State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China, ZL201811245381.4.
    • Hajsadeghi, M., Jalali, M., Chin, C. S., Jones, S. W. & Bahrebar, M. (2021). Flexural Performance of Fibre Reinforced Concrete with an Optimised Spirally Deformed Steel Fibre. International Journal of Engineering, Vol. 34, No. 6, 1390-1397. https://doi.org/10.5829/ije.2021.34.06c.01.
    • Liu, Z., Chin, C. S. & Xia, J. (2021). Utilisation of Biomineralisation Method in Recycled Coarse Aggregate Concrete with Fly Ash. Building Materials for Sustainable and Ecological Environment, 9-24. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-1706-5_2.
    • Wang, X., Chin, C. S. & Xia, J. (2021). Life Cycle Assessment of Concrete Masonry Units with Waste Paper Fibres. Building Materials for Sustainable and Ecological Environment, 101-117. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-1706-5_6.
    • Varenyam, A. & Chin, C. S. (2021). Building Materials for Sustainable and Ecological Environment, Springer, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-1706-5.
    • Li, L., Xia, J., Chin, C. S. & Jones, S. (2020) Fibre Distribution Characterization of Ultra-High Performance Fibre-Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC) Plates using Magnetic Probes. Materials, 13, 5064, https://doi.org/10.3390/ma13225064.
    • Liu, M., Xia, J., Chin, C. S. & Liu, Z. (2020) Improving the Properties of Recycled Aggregate Pervious Pavement Blocks through Bio-Mineralization. Construction & Building Materials. Vol.262, 120065, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.120065.
    • Hajsadeghi, M., Chin, C. S. & Jones, S. W. (2020) Structural Performance of Optimised Spirally Deformed Steel Fibre. Engineering Structures, Vol. 219, 110863, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2020.110863. [Free access until before August 01, 2020: https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1bDt6W4G4N9Jk]
    • Chin, C. S. & Hajsadeghi, M. (2019). Spiral Fibre, Utility Model, E04C 5/01 & E04C 5/07, German Patent and Trade Mark Office, 202018006269.3.
    • Papadikis, K., Chin, C. S., Golabardes, I., Gong, G. & Guo F. (2019). Sustainable Buildings and Structures: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003000716.
    • Bao, Z., Lu, W., Chi, B., Chin, C. S. & Hao, J. (2019). Construction Waste Cross Jurisdictional Trade Under PESTEL Context. Sustainable Buildings and Structures: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow, 283-287, https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003000716.
    • Revanna, N., Moy, C. K. S., Krevaikas, T.D., Chin, C. S. & Jones, S. (2019). Effect of Basalt Fibre Addition to Cementitious Mortar at Ambient and Elevated Temperatures. Sustainable Buildings and Structures: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow, 96-102, https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003000716.
    • Liu, Z. W., Chin, C. S., Xia, J. & Achal, V. (2019). Improving Properties of Recycled Coarse Aggregate (RCA) by Biomineralization Method. Sustainable Buildings and Structures: Building a Sustainable Tomorrow, 75-80, https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003000716.
    • Hajsadeghi, M. & Chin, C. S. (2019) Geometrical and Material Optimisation of Deformed Steel Fibres: Spirally Deformed Fibres. Engineering Structures, Vol. 199, 109636, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.109636.
    • Chin, C. S. (2019). An Approach to Investigate the Fiber-Cementitious Composites Bond-Slip Mechanisms. Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, Vol. 8, No. 3, https://doi.org/10.1520/ACEM20190054.
    • Hao, J., Yuan, H., Lu, J., Chin, C. S. & Lu, W. (2019) A Model for Assessing the Economic Performance of Construction Waste Reduction. Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 232, 427-440, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.05.348.
    • Wang, X., Chin, C. S. & Xia, J. (2019). Material Characterization for Sustainable Concrete Paving Blocks. Applied Sciences, 9, No. 6, 1197, https://doi.org/10.3390/app9061197.
    • Chin, C. S. & Hajsadeghi, M. (2018). A Type of Spiral Fibre, Utility Model Patent, E4C 5/1, State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China, ZL201720306351.4.
    • Wang, X., Tate, D. & Chin, C. S. (2018). Environmental Evaluation of Papercrete Based on Life Cycle Assessment. ASME Proceedings of the 23rd Design for Manufacturing and the Life Cycle Conference, Paper No. DETC2018-86260, V004T05A032, https://doi.org/10.1115/DETC2018-86260.
    • Wang, X., Chin, C. S., Lei, S. & Xia, J. (2018). Recycled Aggregate Properties Detection and Recycled Aggregate Permeable Brick Mix Design. Jiangsu Construction Material, No. 5, 25-28.
    • Hajsadeghi, M., Chin, C. S. & Jones, S. W. (2018). Development of a Generic Three-Dimensional Finite Element Fibre Pullout Model. Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 185, 354-368, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.07.069.
    • Chin, C. S. & Nepal, B. (2018). Material Properties of Agriculture Straw Fibre Reinforced Concrete. Ecological Wisdom in Restoration Engineering, EcoWISE (Ecological wisdom inspired science and engineering): Innovative Approaches to Socio-Ecological Sustainability, Springer, 109-120, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0149-0_6.
    • Bao, Z., Li, Y., Hao, J. L., Lu, W., Chin, C. S. (2018). Life-Cycle Assessment of Economic and Environmental Benefits of Green Residential Buildings. Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate.
    • Nepal, B., Chin, C. S. & Jones, S. (2018). Sustainable Development of Agricultural Straw as Fiber Reinforcement in Concrete. Pathway to Commercialization of Industrial Crops, AAIC 2018 Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops, 33.
    • Guo, Y., Gong, G., Chin, C. S., & Zhang, C. (2018). Structural Design of Concrete to EC2 and GB50010-2010: A Comparison. International Seminar on Architecture Technology and Civil Engineering, 2018 International Forum on Construction, Aviation and Environmental Engineering-Internet of Things, MATEC Web of Conferences, Vol. 175, 01039, https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/201817501039.
    • Wang, X., Chin, C. S. & Xia, J. (2018). Impact of the Content Variation of the Different Recycled Wastes to the Properties of Concrete Paving Block. 3rd International Conference on Civil Engineering and Materials Science, CEMS019, 54-61.
    • Loo, C., Xia, J., Chin, C. S. & Liu, J. -Z. (2017). Behaviour of Ultra-High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete Beam-Column Joint Under Cyclic Loading. 2017 Modular and Offsite Construction Summit & the 2nd International Symposium on Industrialized Construction Technology, 157-161.
    • Xia, J., Chin, C. S., Xu, X., Liu, J. (2017). Flexural Strength of Reinforced Hollow Slab Panel Made of UHPFRC. China Concrete and Cement Products, Issue 9, 1000-4637 (2017) 09-44-04, 44-47.
    • Chin, C. S. (2017). Case study: Innovation in Civil Engineering Education. Research-Led Education: Innovative Student-Centred Teaching and Case Studies, China Machine Press, Part 2, 224-230.
    • Chin, C. S. (2017) Editorial. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Municipal Engineer, Vol. 170, Issue 3, 125-125, https://doi.org/10.1680/jmuen.2017.170.3.125.
    • Nepal, B., Chin, C. S. & Jones, S. (2017). Comparative Study of the Use of Man-Made and Natural Fibre Reinforced Concrete for Ground Floor Slab Applications, International Journal of Structural and Civil Engineering Research. Vol. 6, No. 3, 182-185, https://doi.org/10.18178/ijscer.6.3.182-185.
    • Nepal, B., Chin, C. S. & Jones, S. (2017). Cementitious Material with Bio-Based Recycled Agricultural Waste. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Bio-based Building Materials, 581-596.
    • Hajsadeghi, M., Chin, C. S. & Jones, S. (2016). Development of New Shapes of Steel Fibre Using Finite Element Simulation. Proceeding of the 9th Rilem International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Concrete, Paper 188.
    • Mirzaee, M. J., Alaee, F. J., Hajsadeghi, M. & Chin, C. S. (2015). Numerical Simulation of the Through-Thickness Cracking of Concrete Cover Due to Steel Reinforcing Bars Corrosion. Sustainable Buildings and Structures, 37-44, https://doi.org/10.1201/b19239.
    • Nepal, B., Chin, C. S. & Jones, S. (2015). A Review on Agricultural Fibre Reinforced Concrete. Sustainable Buildings and Structures, 125-130, https://doi.org/ 10.1201/b19239.
    • Chin, C. S. & Mao, X. (2015). Preface. Sustainable Buildings and Structures, ix, doi: https://doi.org/10.1201/b19239.
    • Chin, C. S. (2015). Editorial. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Municipal Engineer, Vol. 168, Issue 3, 161-162, , https://doi.org/ 10.1680/jmuen.2015.168.3.161.
  • Grants

    • 2018: Chin, C. S. & Xia, J., Characterisation of Artificial Aggregates Made from Solid Waste, Principal Investigator, 420,000 CNY.
    • 2017: Chin, C. S., Xia, J., Bio-Based Cementitious Composites with Recycled Wastes, Principal Investigator, 466,000 CNY, RDF-16-01-05.
    • 2018: Chin, C. S. & Xia, J., Application of Pervious Concrete Pavement Blocks Containing Recycled Aggregates in Civil Engineering Construction, Co-Principal Investigator, 80,000 CNY, RDS10120180030.
    • 2017: Chin, C. S. & Xia, J., Performance Assessment and Optimisation of the Prefabricated Exterior Wall Panels Reinforced with Light Gauge Steel Frame, Co-Principal Investigator, 500,000 CNY, RDS10120170090.
    • 2017: Chin, C. S., Advanced Fibre Reinforced Concrete Technology, Principal Investigator, 10,000,000 CNY, XI-CAFRCT-05-04-2017, RDS10120180022.
    • 2017: Loo, C., Krevaikas, T., Chin, C. S., A Novel Basalt Fibre Textile Reinforced Mortar for Improved Fire Resistance, 466,000 CNY, RDF-16-01-17.
    • 2016: Lu, S. L. & Chin, C. S., Research and Development of High Performance Permeable Pavement Blocks Made from Recycled Aggregates, Co-Principal Investigator, 580,000 CNY, SS201606.
    • 2016: Chin, C. S. & Xia, J., Investigation of the Material Properties and Structural Behaviour of Ultra- High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete, Co-Principal Investigator, 50,000 CNY, RD0014.
    • 2014: Chin, C. S. Agricultural Straw Fibre Reinforced Concrete for Potential Industrial Ground-Floor Slab Application, Principal Investigator, 466,000 CNY, RDF-13-03-10 & PGRS-13-03-11.
    • 2014: Xia, J. & Chin, C. S., Fibre Distribution Characterization and Its Impact on Mechanical Properties of Fibre Reinforced Concrete, Co-Principal Investigator, 455,000 CNY, RDF-13-03-11 & PGRS-13-03-12.
    • 2014: Tate, D. & Chin, C. S., Sustainable Building Construction: Mix Design of Papercrete, Co-Principal Investigator, 442,500 CNY, RDF-13-02-17 & PGRS-13-02-14.
    • 2013: Krevaikas, T. & Chin, C. S., Confined Masonry Structures with the Use of Textile Reinforced Mortars (TRM), Co-Principal Investigator, 99,400 CNY, RDF-12-03-01
    • 2012: Chin, C. S., Engineered Structural Fibres as Replacement for Traditional Reinforcements for Concrete, Principal Investigator, 402,000 CNY, PGRS-12-01-11.
  • Professional service activities

    • 2018 – present: External Reviewer for Hong Kong Research Grant Council (Competitive Research Funding Schemes for the Local Self-Financing Degree Sector).
    • 2016 – 2019: Invited Foreign Expert by Chongqing Steel Structure Co., Ltd to work on a 3,000,000 CNY key project (Titled: Research on Fire and Seismic Resistance Technology for Multi-Storey and Tall Steel Buildings and Structures) funded by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs of P. R. China.
    • 2014 – present: Member of the Editorial Advisory Panel, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) - Municipal Engineer (International), ICE Publishing.
  • Courses taught

    • CEN304 – Capstone Design 2
    • CEN204 – Reinforced Concrete and Steelwork
  • Telephone

    +86 (0)512 8816 1830
  • Email

    Chee.Chin@xjtlu.edu.cn
  • Address

    CB1233 (Central Building) /
    EB560 (Engineering Building)

    Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
    111 Ren'ai Road
    Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District
    Suzhou Industrial Park
    Suzhou
    P.R.China
    215123