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Dr. Shao                      Associate Professor, Ph.D. PE
Civil and Construction Engineering Department
Western Michigan University
1903 W. Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI, 49008-5316

Office: G-239 CEAS, Parkview Campus
Phone:  (269) 276-3202
Fax:    (269) 276-3211
Education   (Top)
       2007               Ph.D. in Structural Engineering                University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
                                Dissertation: Unified Control Platform for Real Time Dynamic Hybrid Simulation
       2001               M.S. in Structural Engineering                 Tongji University, Shanghai, China
                                Thesis: Experimental Study on Flexural Behavior of Fiber Reinforced High Performance Concrete Beams
       1999               B. S. in Structural Engineering                 Tongji University, Shanghai, China
                              Minor in Real Estate Economy/Management
Employment   (Top)
06/20014 – present   Associate Professor
08/2008 – 06/2014   Assistant Professor
                                Department of Civil and Construction Engineering
                                Western Michigan University
08/2007 – 07/2008  Adjunct Assistant Professor           
                                Department of Civil, Agricultural, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
                                North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
10/2006 – 08/2007  Postdoctoral Research Associate (Senior Development Engineer)
                                Structural Engineering and Earthquake Simulation Laboratory
                                Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
                                University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
09/1999 – 07/2001  Intern Structural Engineer
                                East China Architecture Design and Research Institute, Shanghai, China
Professional Registration    (Top)
Since 08/2010   Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of Michigan
                         Permit I.D. #:  6201057479
Since 10/2005   Engineer in training (E.I.T.) in the state of Ohio
Professional Affiliations     (Top)
Committee member, ASCE/Structural Engineer Institute (SEI) Technical Activities Division’s “Disaster Resilience of Structures, Infrastructures and Community” subcommittee under the “Seismic Effects” technical committee (2011-present)
Committee member, ASCE/Structural Engineer Institute(SEI) Technical Activities Division’s “Experimental Methods in Earthquake Engineering” subcommittee under the “Dynamic Effects” technical committee (2010-present)
Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) (2008-present)
Educator Member, American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) (2009-present)
Member, International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMS) (2010-present)
Young professional member, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) (2009-2011)
Awards / Honors    (Top)
NSF ENHANCE Fellow, National Science Foundation funded ENHANCE program (2013)
Outstanding New Researcher Award, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Western Michigan University (2011)
Excellence in Civil Engineering Education (ExCEEd) Teaching Fellows, American Society of Civil Engineers (2011)
Research Development Award, Office of Vice President for Research, Western Michigan University (2008)
Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Graduate Fellowship, University at Buffalo, (2006)
Second Prize, Shanghai Construction Science & Technology Achievements Award (2001)
The People’s Scholarship, Tongji University (1997-1999)
Western Michigan University ---- Department of Civil and Construction Engineering
Laboratory of Earthquake and Structural Simulation --- Last Updated: 6-19-2014