Keynote: Experimental and numerical study of composite structural panels subjected to windborne debris impact and their strengthening for climate change adaptation
Department of Civil Engineering, Curtin University, Australia
Hong Hao received his BS degree from Tianjin University in China, and MSc and PhD degree from the University of California at Berkeley in USA with a major in structural engineering and minors in mathematics and strong motion seismology. Currently he is Professor of Structural Engineering in Curtin University. His research interests include earthquake engineering, blast engineering and structural condition monitoring. He has more than 600 technical publications, including 17 edited books and book chapters and more than 290 journal papers. His publications have received more than 5500 citations, been included in structural dynamics textbooks, adopted in design codes, and used in many construction projects around the world. He has chaired and co-chaired 14 international conferences and workshops, delivered more than 30 keynote presentations in international conferences. Currently he is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Protective Structures, and serves in the editorial board of another 10 journals. He is the immediate past president of Australian Earthquake Engineering Society, deputy president of International Association of Protective Structures, Australian Rep in International Association of Earthquake Engineering, and serves in the Advisory Board of Australian Network on Structural Health Monitoring, Structural Panel of Engineers Australia WA Division, and College of Experts in Australian Research Council.