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PhD Students
 
 
 
XIE Xianxin
Ph.D. student
[Research topic] Seismic fragility of nonstructural masonry infills. (Primary advisor: Zhang LX)
[Publications]
1. Xie XX, Zhang LX, Qu Z. Reparability-based fragility analysis of masonry infills in buildings in China. Journal of Building Structures, 39(12), 2018: 159-167 (in Chinese).
2. Xie XX, Zhang LX, Qu Z. Experimental seismic fragility of windows and doors with plastic-steel frames in masonry infill walls. Journal of Building Structures, 39(4): 184-191. (in Chinese).
3. Xie XX, Zhang LX, Qu Z. Seismic fragility of full-scale masonry infills subjected to in-plane cyclic loading, Journal of Building Structures, accepted (in Chinese).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CAO Yuteng
Ph.D. student
[Research topic] Control of seismic damage to nonstructural components in high-rise buidings.
[Publications]
1. Cao YT, Qu Z, Ji XD. Dynamic loading protocol for experiments of non-structural components considering the seismic response characteristics of buidings structures. World Earthquake Engineering, 34(4), 2018: 143-147.
2. Qu Z, Cao YT, Ji XD. A building-specific bi-directional dynamic loading protocol for experiments of non-structural components. 4th International Workshop on the Seismic Performance of Non-structural Element, Pavia, Italy, May 22-23, 2019: 591-598.
3. Qu Z, Xie JJ, Cao YT, Li WJ, Wang T. Effects of strain rate on the hysteretic behavior of buckling-restrained braces. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 146(1), 2020: 06019003.
 
FU Haoran
Ph.D. student
[Research topic] Seismic loss evaluation of key facilities for earthquake disater prevention. (Primary advisor: Wang HY)
[Publications]
1. Qu Z, He SW, Fu HR. Computational evaluation of the functional loss and recovery of individual buildings: a case study. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, under review.
WANG Feijian
Ph.D. student
[Research topic] Seismic damage control of large-scale pipe lines in industrial facilities. 

Master Students
 
 
 
 
 
SHI Xiao
Master of Engineering at IEM in July, 2016
[Master thesis] Study on seismic performance of base-isolated buildings under near-fault ground motions.
[Publications]
1. Qu Z, Shi X. Comparative study on the pulse-like ground motions in the Wenchuan and the Ludian earthquakes. Engineering Mechanics, 33(8), 2016: 150-157 (in Chinese).
2. Shi X, Wang YD, Qu Z, Ji XD. Cyclic loading test of steel coupling beam with friction damper. Engineering Mechanics, 33(s1), 2016: 156-160 (in Chinese).
3. Qu Z, Ji XD, Shi X, Wang YD, Liu HQ. Cyclic loading test of steel coupling beams with mid-span friction dampers and RC slabs. Engineering Structures, 203, 2020: 109876.
 
 
 
 
 
HE Siwei
Master of Engineering at IEM in July, 2017
[Master thesis] Computational evaluation of the functional loss of individual buildings under disasters
[Publications]
1. He SW, Qu Z, Zhou HM, Dai JW, Wang DZ. State of the Practice Review of Testing Nonstructural Components in Seismic Areas. China Civil Engineering Journal, 50(9), 2017: 16-27 (in Chinese).
2. He SW, Qu Z, Ye LH. Experiment on the seismic fragility of water supply pipelines in buildings. China Journal of Civil Engineering, 51(10), 2018: 11-19 (in Chinese).
3. Qu Z, He Siwei, Fu Haoran. Computational evaluation of the functional loss and recovery of individual buildings: a case study. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, under review.
 
 
YE Lianghao
Master of Engineering at IEM in July, 2018
[Master thesis] Seismic loss of critical facilities protected by different passive control techniques.
[Publications]
1. Ye LH, Qu Z, He SW, Zhu WC, He HT. Experimental study on uniaxial mechanical properties of brake type friction damper. China Journal of Civil Engineering, 51(7), 2018: 70-74 (in Chinese).
2. Ye LH, Qu Z, Sun HL. Earthquake loss evaluation of a medical facility seismically retrofitted by different seismic damage control methods. Journal of Building Structures, accepted (in Chinese).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LI Qiqi
Master of Engineering at IEM in July, 2019
[Master thesis] Study on the seismic damage characteristics of suspended ceilings of exposed runners and mineral wool boards.
[Publications]
1. Qu Z, Gong T, Li QQ, Wang T. Evaluation of the fishbone model in simulating the seismic response of multistory reinforced concrete moment-resisting frames. Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 18(2), 2019: 315-330.
2. Qu Z, Pei YZ, Li Qq, Song QE, Wang L.. Effects of structure-equipment interaction on the seismic response of an industrial building. Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Dynamics, 38(4), 2018: 48-53 (in Chinese).
3. Li Qiqi, Qu Zhe, Xie Quanccai, Wang Duozhi. Seismic damage characteristics and fragility of suspended ceilings in public buildings in China. Engineering Mechanics, 36(7): 207-215 (in Chinese).
4. Qu Z, Gong T, Li QQ, Wang T. Stiffness and strength demands for pin-supported walls in RC moment frames. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, under review.
 
LIU Hanquan
Master student
[Research topic] Seismic fragility models of contents in buildings
[Publications]
1. Qu Z, Ji XD, Shi X, Wang YD, Liu HQ. Cyclic loading test of steel coupling beams with mid-span friction dampers and RC slabs. Engineering Structures, 203, 2020: 109876.
 
LI Wenjun
Master student
[Research topic] Seismic vulnerability models of buildings considering nonstructural damage
[Publications]
1. Qu Z, Xie JJ, Cao YT, Li WJ, Wang T. Effects of strain rate on the hysteretic behavior of buckling-restrained braces. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 146(1), 2020: 06019003.
 
WANG Xiaoyue
Master student
[Research topic] Seismic damage control of pin-supported wall-frame structures
 
FENG Yunxing
Master student
[Research topic] Numerical modelling seismic fragility of suspended ceilings

 
Co-Advised Students
 
 
LEI Yuande
Master of Engineering at IEM in July, 2014
[Master thesis] Seismic performance of beam-to-column joints in bottom story of RC moment resisting frames under bidirectional loading. (Advisor: Wang T)
[Publications]
1. Lei YD, Qu Z, Wang T. Bidirectional cyclic loading tests on spatial beam-to-column joints in bottom story of RC moment resisting frames. China Civil Engineering Journal, 47(12), 2014: 64-72 (in Chinese).
 
 
GONG Ting
Master of Engineering at IEM in July, 2015
[Master thesis] Study on seismic design method of frame structures with rocking walls (Advisor: Wang T)
[Publications]
1. Qu Z, Gong T, Li QQ, Wang T. Evaluation of the fishbone model in simulating the seismic response of multistory reinforced concrete moment-resisting frames. Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 18(2): 315-330.
2. Qu Z, Gong T, Li QQ, Wang T. Stiffness and strength demands for pin-supported walls in RC moment frames. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, under review.
 
 
 
 
 
XIE Jinzhen
Master of Engineering at IEM in July, 2016
[Master thesis] Seismic performance research of double K-braced reinforced concrete frames with buckling restrained braces (Advisor: Wang T)
[Publications]
1. Xie JJ, Qu Z, Wang T. Over-strength characteristics of buckling restrained braces made of Q235 steel. Journal of Building Structures, 37(3), 2016: 141-148 (in Chinese).
2. Qu Z, Xie JJ, Wang T, Kishiki S. Cyclic loading test of double K-braced reinforced concrete frame subassemblies with buckling restrained braces. Engineering Structures, 139, 2017: 1-14. [pdf]
3. Qu Z, Xie JJ, Cao YT, Li WJ, Wang T. Effects of strain rate on the hysteretic behavior of buckling-restrained braces. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 146(1), 2020: 06019003.
 
WANG Xiaoting
Ph.D. at IEM in July, 2017
[Master thesis] Study on the damage control of pin-supported wall-frame structures. (Advisor: Wang T)
[Publications]
1. Wang XT, Qu Z, Wang T. Seismic behavior of damage-controlled plastic hinge-supported walls. China Civil Engineering Journal, 49(S1), 2016: 131-136 (in Chinese).
2. Wang XT, Wang T, Qu Z. An experimental study of a damage-controllable plastic-hinge-supported wall structure. Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 47(3), 2018: 594-612.
 
ZHU Wencan
Master of Engineering at Shandong University in July, 2017
[Master thesis] Study on seismic performance of dry flexible beam-column joint in buckling restrianed braced reinforced concrete frame structures. (Advisor: Hou HT)
[Publications]
1. Hou HT, Zhu WC, Qu Z, Cui SQ. Experimental study on dry flexible beam-column joint in buckling restrianed braced reinforced concrete frame structures. Engineering Mechanics, 35(6), 2018: 151-161 (in Chinese).
 
FU Xiang
Ph.D. candidate at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
[Research topic] Seismic performance of traditional timber structures in East Asia. (Advisor: Shoichi Kishiki)
[Publications]
1. Qu Z, Fu X, Kishiki S, Cui Y. Behavior of masonry infilled Chuandou timber frames subjected to in-plane cyclic loading. Engineering Structures, under review.

 
Postdoctoral fellow
 
 
XIONG Zhenghui
China Re Group
[Research topic] Catastrophe Model for Earthquake Insurance (Internal advisor: Yin JM)
[Publications]
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