Tong Guo received his Ph.D. degree in October 2005 from Southeast University, Nanjing, China; since then he has been working in the School of Civil Engineering of the same university. He became a Full Professor in 2012 and is a registered structural engineer at the national level. From 2009 to 2010, he worked at the ATLSS Research Center in Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, USA, as a Visiting Scholar. Dr. Guo conducts integrated experimental and analytical research on innovative, self-centering, seismic-resistant steel, and concrete structures; on the structural health monitoring and condition assessment; on the fatigue performance of steel highway structures; and on the in-service performance of prestressed-concrete bridge girders. Dr. Guo is the Principal Investigator of fifteen research projects including three from the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC). He is also the author of more than 60 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings papers. Dr. Guo was awarded the New Century Excellent Talents in University in 2010 and the Distinguished Young Scholars of Jiangsu province in 2013. Dr. Guo is a Committee Member of the Working Group on Forensic Structural Engineering, a Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a Committee Member of the Chinese group of the International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMAS), and so on. He also serves in the Editorial Board of the Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities (ASCE).
Biography Updated on 31 October 2013