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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).
 
 
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).
 
 
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, accepted (in Chinese).
 
 
 
 
 
CAO Yuteng
Master 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 Yuteng, Ji Xiaodong. 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, accepted.
 
LIU Hanquan
Master student
[Research topic] Seismic fragility models of contents in buildings
 
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, accepted.
 
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

Ph.D. 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, accepted (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).
 
 
Fu Haoran
Ph.D. student
[Research topic] Seismic resilience of key facilities for earthquake disater prevention.(Primary advisor: Wang HY)

 
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, accepted.
 
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]

 
Visiting Scholars
 
WANG Feijian
Visit from 2018.3 to 2018.9
[Institute] Earthquake Administration Bureau of Shanxi Province
[Publications]
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