Yuqing joined Aston University in March 2015 as a lecturer in School of Engineering and Applied Science. Prior to that, he was a research scientist at Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), USA. Yuqing received his PhD degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University under supervision of Prof. Robert L. Lytton. He was awarded BSc and MSc degrees from Southeast University in Nanjing, China. Yuqing is now leading an infrastructural material research group at Aston Institute of Material Research (AIMR). His research is focused on durable, renewable and intelligent transport infrastructures and materials. The current topics include
Research Studentship Opportunities for PhD Students (Please check your eligibility and start the application early, and contact Dr. Yuqing Zhang for further information).
Commonwealth Scholarship (for students from commonwealth countries)
China Scholarship Council (for Chinese students)
Hong Kong Croucher Foundation (for students & scientists from Hong Kong)
Schlumberger Foundation (for women students STEM)
Current PhD Research Students:
Open to supervise postgraduate and PhD research students in broad areas of road engineering, bituminous/asphalt materials, unbound granular materials, engineering mechanics, numerical modelling, infrastructural sustainability, nondestructive testing, etc.
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