Dr. Qingxu "Bill" Jin is an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He earned his PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering with minor in Materials Chemistry at Georgia Institute of Technology. During his PhD studies, Dr. Jin was a guest researcher in the Materials and Structural Systems Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under an NSF INTERN grant. Dr. Jin also received his dual M.Sc. degrees in Civil Engineering and Natural Resources and Environment from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and his B.Eng. in Structural Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is a member of Sigma Xi and Chi Epsilon and a licensed Professional Engineer in the states of Michigan and Maryland. Dr. Jin developed his interest in resilient, smart, and sustainable infrastructure materials through his academic research and industry experience. He is hoping to impact the concrete industry with novel sustainable technologies.
- Multi-scale concrete material design, modeling, and characterization
- Alternative and supplementary cementitious materials with low carbon footprint
- Multi-functional fiber-reinforced cementitious/ceramic composites for smart infrastructure systems
- Energy storage and large-scale carbon sequestration
- Machine learning and additive manufacturing