Gang Xu received his PhD in 2018 from
the Department of Civil and Environmental
Engineering, Washington State University,
Pullman, WA. His research interests
include sustainable and innovative
concrete materials, nanotechnology
application in building materials, and
structural engineering. He is a licensed
professional engineer in California.
ACI member Xianming Shi is an Associate
Professor in the Department of Civil and
Environmental Engineering at Washington
State University and Director of the
USDOT National Center for Transportation
Infrastructure Durability and Life-Extension.
He is a member of ACI Committees 201,
Durability of Concrete; 222, Corrosion of
Metals in Concrete; and 236, Material
Science of Concrete. He received his PhD
in chemistry from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing,
China, in 1999, and a second MSc in industrial and management
engineering from Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, in 2002.
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