Wu Wenqing





Professor, Head of Bridge Engineering Department, School of Transportation, Southeast University (SEU)

Sipailou No.2, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province 210096, P. R. China

(86) 138-139-36702(cell), (86) (25) 8379-2352(office)


Research Interests

·       Design theory for bridge structures

·       Bridge infrastructure widening

·       Design theory of bamboo-based bridge structures

·       Design theory of steel-concrete composite bridge structures and steel bridge

·       Finite element methods

  • Sep. 1999 –Aug. 2002: Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

§  Dissertation - Research on Shear-Lag Effect in Composite Box-Girder with Corrugated Steel Webs, Co-supervised by Prof. Xuejun Deng and Prof. Jianshu Ye

·         Sep. 1986 – Jun. 1989: Master of Science, Structural Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, Anhui, China

§  Thesis: Research on Experimental Method of Micro-concrete Structure, Co- supervised by Prof. Ruihong Wu

·         Sep. 1982 – Jun. 1986: Bachelor of Science, Railway Engineering, LanZhou JiaoTong University, Lanzhou, Gangshu, China 

  • 2nd Prize Award for the Achievement of Teaching from Southeast University in 2011;
  • 1st Prize Award for the Advanced Science & Technology from the Bureau of Chinese Highway in 2007;
  • 3rd Prize Award for the Advanced Science & Technology from the Provincial Government of He’nan, China in 2007;
  • 2nd Prize Award for the Advanced of Science & Technology from the Ministry of Science & Technology, China in 2006.
Research Grants

·                    Key design theory for bridge widening in Beijing-Shanghai Expressway project, Department of Transportation, Jiangsu Province, China, 10/2008-12/2012, (Lead);

·                    Theoretical and experimental studies based on the bond-slip theory on steel-FRP-high strength concrete sandwich composite bridge deck, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 1/2010-12/2013, (Co-Lead);

·                    Control theory for the long-term deflection and cracking of long-span pre-stressed concrete continuous box girder bridge, National Advanced Technology Research & Development (863 Project), China, 1/2007-12/2010, (Lead);

·                    Key technologies in bridge widening project in Hefei-Nanjing Expressway, The Ministry of Transport of China, 1/ 2007-12/2010, (Lead);

·                    Causes and countermeasures of long-span pre-stressed concrete girder bridge deflection, National Western Traffic Construction & Technology, China, 1/2007-12/2009, (Lead);

·                    Key technology for Construction Control of Long-Span Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Arch Bridge, Department of Transportation, Jiangsu Province, China, 1/2004-12/2007, (Lead);

·                    Field Study of concrete box girder temperature, National Western Traffic Construction & Technology founded by the Ministry of Transport of China, 1/2005-12/2007, (Co-Lead);

·                    Construction monitoring and load testing for Tianjin Road Grand Canal Bridge(76.5 +143 +76.5 m pre-stressed concrete continuous box girder bridgein Huai’an city, Jiangsu provincial, 12/2007-5/2009, (Lead);

·                    Construction monitoring for Baiguo bridge42 +91 +42 m self- anchored suspension bridge, Luhe district, Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China, 12/2007-12/2009, (Lead);

·                    Key technologies for bridge engineering widening in Shanghai- Nanjing Expressway, Department of Transportation, Jiangsu Province, China, 1/2004-12/2006, (Co- Lead);

·                    Construction monitoring for main span 102m long concrete filled steel tubular arch bridge, Department of Transportation, Jiangsu Province, China, 1/2004-6/2006, (Lead); 

·                    Analysis for the full scale segment model of the main girder of Binzhou Yellow River Bridge, Department of Transportation, Shandong Province, 1/2002-12/2004, (Co- Lead);

·                    Experimental study on advanced duct grouting material and grouting technique , Department of Transportation, An’hui Province, China, 1/2002-12/2004, (Co- Lead);

·                    Mechanical characteristics of steel-concrete composite box girder with  corrugated steel webs, National Natural Science Foundation, China, 1/2000-12/2002, (Co- Lead);

·                    Experimental study on ferroconcrete thin slab used as a formwork for concrete pouring, and Technical research on ferroconcrete thin slab used as a belly-core formwork for box girders, Depart of Water Resources, Shandong Province, China, 1/1998-12/ 2001, (Lead).

Main Teaching Work
  • Four undergraduate causes:

§   Engineering Materials

§   Principle of Structural Design ,

§   Construction Methods of Bridge Structures

§   Design Principle of Bridge Engineering

  • Two graduate causes:

§   Advanced Design Theory of Concrete Structures

§   Advanced Design Theory of Steel Bridges

  • Participaing in the compilation of “Principle of Structural Design”, which was adopted into the Tenth 5-year Excelsior Curriculum Plan by Ministry of Education, China.
Refereed Journal Papers

·                    Wenqing Wu. Experimental Analysis of Bending Resistance of Bamboo Composite I-shaped Beam. Journal of Bridge Engineering,Septemer,2013.

·                    Wenqing Wu , Shuai Chen, Xueyuan Ma. Investigation on duct grouting quality of PC Continuous Box Girders, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol.94, 2011; (Included in EI)

·                    Wenwei Wang, Wenqing Wu. Experimental study on moment modified factor and its simplified calculating method from simply supported beam to continuous beam. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol.27 No.25, 2010; (Included in EI)

·                    Wenqing Wu, Several construction quality indices of PC continuous box-girder, Journal of Building Science and Engineering, Vol.33 NO.7, P64-68, 2009;

·                    Wenyou Wu, Wenqing Wu, Jianshu Ye. Key Issues in Pre-stressed Concrete Bridge Widening, Journal of Highway and Transportation Research and Development (Technical Application Version), 08, p:17-19, 2009;

·                    Dongmei Ma,Wenqing Wu, Admixture principle and design of mixture ratio of self-compacted high-strength concreteJournal of China & Foreign HighwayVol.28 No.2, P177-179, 2008;

·                    Wenqing Wu, Zhijun Wu. Pre-stressed effect in down transverse beam in  cable-stayed bridge with concretion of tower and beam, Journal of China & Foreign Highway, Vol.28 No.5, P155-158, 2008;

·                    Wenqing Wu, Chengshu Wang, Tension monitor for hanger rods of long span concrete-filled steel tubular arch bridge. Journal of Highway and Transportation Research and Development,Vol.24 No.1, 2007;

·                    Wenqing Wu, Jianshu Ye, Jinyin Ju,et al. Broadening Research on Bridges of Nanjing-Shanghai Expressway. Journal of China & Foreign Highway, 27(6), p100-104, 2007;

·                    Wenqing Wu, Research and application of the self-compacting C50 concrete filled tube, Journal of building technology development ,Vol.33 No.7, 2006;

·                    Wenqing Wu, Jianshu Ye, Shui Wan, et al, Research on the assumption of fitting plane section and its application in PC box girder with corrugated steel webs.Jounal of Engineering Mechanics, Vol.22 No.5.2005.pp.177~198, 2005; (Included in EI)

·                    Wenqing Wu, Shui Wan, Jianshu Ye, et al, 3-D Finite Element Analysis on Shear Lag Effect in Composite Box Girder with Corrugated Steel Web . China Journal of Civil Engineering.Vol.37 No.9, pp.31~36, 2004; (Included in EI)

·                    Wenqing Wu,Ye Jian-shu,Wan Shui, et al, Experiment Study on Shear Lag Effect of Prestressed Concrete Composite Box Girder with Corrugated Steel Web , Journal of China Highway,Vol.16 No.2, 2003;

·                    Wenqing Wu, Formulation of the element stiffness matrix of Beam with Variable Cross Section and its verification , Journal of Southeast University (Natural Science), Vol.31 No.3a, P92-97, 2001;

·                    Wenqing WuResearch on Reinforcement of the Circular Hole Structure in Concrete DamsJournal of Southeast University (Natural Science), Vol.30 No.6,P92-97, 2000;

·                    Wenqing Wu, Technical research on ferroconcrete thin slab used as a belly-core formwork for box girders. Journal of Highway and Transportation Research and Development, Vol.17 NO.4P125-130, 2000;

·                    Wenqing Wu, Discussion on some issues in research theory of Shear Lag effect for box bridges, Bridge Construction, Vol.30 No.6,92-98, 2000;

Conference Proceedings/Presentations

·                    Wenqing Wu, Qunhua Xie, Shuai Chen. Feasibility study on Lateral Widening of Voided Slab Bridge Between RC and PC structures, The 11th International Conference of Chinese Transportation Professionals, Nanjing, China, 10/2011; (Included in EI)

·                    Wenqing Wu, Key Technology of PC girder bridge widening, 2011 Chinese Society of Highway Annual Academic Meeting of Bridge Engineering, Shangyu, Zhejiang Province, China, 8/2011;

·                    Wenqing Wu, Bo Li , Qunhua Xie and Xiaogang Chen. Investigation on Construction Quality Dices for PC Continuous Box Girders, The 4th International Symposium on Lifetime Engineering of Civil Infrastructure, Changsha, Hunan Province, China, 10/2009;

·                    Wenqing WuFlexural Calculation Mode For Composite Box Girder with Corrugated Webs“Metropolitan Habitats and Infrastructure”, Iabse Symposium Shanghai 2004Shanghai ChinaP282-283, 9/2004.

  • Patent for utility models

Ø  " Permanent core construction mold for the setting of concrete of box girder ". Certificate No: 606513. Issued by State Intellectual Property Office, China, 05/2003;

Ø  I-shaped bamboo plywood girder, authorization numberCN202430625U, Issued by State Intellectual Property Office, China, Sep. 2012

Ø  a type of Bamboo-based bridge deck, authorization numberCN202559249U, Issued by State Intellectual Property Office, China, Sep. 2012

  • Patent for inventions:

Ø   “Bamboo-based bridge deck”, Application No. CN102561180A, Issued by State Intellectual Property Office, China, Sep. 2013