||Country Representative, China (2009-present)|
Committee, Competitions (2012)
College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University
Research Institute of Steel Construction, Ministry of Education
Prof. G. Q. Li is currently a professor of structural engineering at the College of Civil Engineering in Tongji University, the director of National Research Centro for Industrialized Construction of China and the director of Research Centro of Education Ministry of China for Steel Construction. He is a vice-chairman of China Association of Construction Standardization and the Chairman of China Association for Fire-Resistance of Steel Construction. He is the director of the committee for Accreditation of Higher Education for Civil Engineering in China and the director of the steering committee of Civil Engineering Education of China. He is also a fellow of Institution of Structural Engineers in UK, an Honorary Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Steel Construction and the first class Professional Engineer in China.
He has been involved in research and practice in steel structures for tall buildings covering a wide spectrum of interests, including advanced analysis and design to resist effects arising from earthquakes, fires and explosions. He has authored or co-authored 13 technical books and published more than 500 journal papers in either Chinese or English. He serves on the editorial boards of 7 international journals and 12 national journals of China. He is the leading or a key person responsible for the development of 14 Chinese Codes relevant to the design and construction of steel structures.