Fellow of 2013, TENG, Professor, Jin Guang 滕錦光


FHKEng (2013)

Academic degrees:
BEng, PhD

Professional qualifications:

Honours, affiliations and other appointments:
– State Natural Science Award of China (Second Class) for 2013;
– IIFC Medal, International Institute for FRP in Construction, 2008;
– ASCE State-of-the-Art of Civil Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers, 2006;
– The Harting Award from the Society for Experimental Mechanics, 2005;
– Fellow, International Institute for FRP in Construction, 2004;
– Howard Medal from the Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, 2004;
– Distinguished Young Scholar Award from the Natural Science Foundation of China (Category B: Overseas, Hong Kong and Macau Young Scholars), 2004;
– Chair Professor of Structural Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University;
– Director of Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Area of Expertise:
Structural Engineering

Professor Jin-Guang Teng received his BEng degree from Zhejiang University in 1983 and his PhD degree from the University of Sydney in 1990. Over the past 29 years, he has conducted research on a wide range of topics within the broad field of structural engineering, including the use of fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP) composites in civil engineering and steel & thin-walled structures. He has authored/co-authored over 170 SCI journal papers, leading to some 4,800 citations and an H index of 36 according to the Web of Science. His work has impacted significantly on relevant design guidelines/codes in Australia, China, Europe and the United States.

Professor Teng is a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the international journal “Advances in Structural Engineering” and a member of the editorial boards of 7 other SCI journals including “Engineering Structures”,”Journal of Composites for Construction”, and “Thin-Walled Structures”. Professor Teng has been a member of the Scientific/Advisory/Steering Committees of some 120 conferences, and has delivered keynote/invited presentations at over 60 conferences/symposia.