Professor, Department of Disaster Mitigation for Structures,
Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Prof. Xilin Lu is a distinguished professor at the Department of Disaster Mitigation for Structures in Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China. He received his Ph D. degree in Structural Engineering at Tongji University in 1984, and worked as a visiting scholar at the University of Alberta in 1990, and as a research associate at the University of Hong Kong in 1992. His main research areas are dynamic testing, seismic analysis and design, and vibration control of tall buildings. He is a recipient of Nathan M. Newmark Medal by American Society of Civil Engineers in 2017. He is currently the vice president of International Association for Experimental Structural Engineering, and the Chief Editors of two prestigious SCI-indexed International Journals:“The Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings”, and “Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering”.