Dean of Learning and Teaching
Professor Chee Seong Chin, former head of the Department of Civil Engineering, is Dean of Learning and Teaching, supporting the University in the operational delivery of its academic strategy and the ongoing co-ordination of learning and teaching.
Professor Chin received his PhD degree in Civil Engineering in 2006 from Swansea University, UK, and has more than a decade's experience working in international higher education institutions. He is the founding director of the Institute for Sustainable Materials and Environment and founding Head of the XJTLU-Innostrux Centre for Advanced Fibre Reinforced Concrete Technology.
His primary research interests are materials and structural behaviour of fibre-reinforced cementitious composites as well as sustainable construction and building materials. Professor Chin has acquired over 15 million RMB of research grants, produced more than 70 research articles, patents and technical reports, supervised 15 PhD students for their dissertations and founded/directed 5 degree programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.