Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Dr. Liang-Jenq Leu is Professor and the Chairman of Department of Civil Engineering at the National Taiwan University. He is also holding other positions including the President of the Chinese Institute of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering (CICHE), Standing Director of the Board of the Chinese Society of Structural Engineering, Standing Director of the Board of the Taiwan Chinese Society for Earthquake Engineering, and Deputy Secretary General and Deputy Executive Director of the Accreditation Council of the Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan (IEET). He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Structural Engineering (in Chinese) and the Subject Editor of the Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers (a SCI journal). He earned his Bachelor and Master degrees from the Department of Civil Engineering of National Taiwan University in 1987 and 1989, respectively. He joined the faculty of National Taiwan University shortly after receiving his PhD from Cornell University in 1994. He has been conducting research in optimal design of structures for over twenty years; his other recent research interests include structural health monitoring, earthquake resistant design, and simulation of architectural physics for green buildings.