Guo-Qiang Li

Tongji University, Professor of Structural Engineering | Shanghai, United States


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 Centre for Industrialized Construction of China and the director of Research Centre 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…

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IJHRB Research Journal, Chief Editor (2012 – Present)

Country Representative, China (2009 – 2014)

Awards Technical Jury (2014)

China Awards Technical Jury (2016)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Shanghai 2012)


21 September 2012

A fundamental understanding of performance-based seismic design of building structures is extremely important. This presentation provides an overview of the developmental history of performance-based seismic...


25 June 2020

Jian Jiang1 & Qijie Zhang, China University of Mining and Technology; Liulian Li, The First Construction Engineering Company Ltd. of China Construction Second Engineering Bureau et al

Disproportionate collapse triggered by local structural failure may cause huge casualties and economic losses, being one of the most critical civil engineering incidents. It is...


01 December 2018

Guo-Qiang Li, Tongji University; Chao Zhang & Jian Jiang, National Institute of Standards and Technology

This paper presents a state-of-the-art review on the design, research and education aspects of fire safety engineering (FSE) with a particular concern on high-rise buildings....