Semi-plenary lecturer: Xinzheng Lu

Professor Xinzheng Lu is a full Professor and the Head of the Institute of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation of Tsinghua University. His major research interests cover disaster prevention/mitigation and numerical simulation of civil engineering. He participated in the emergency earthquake reconnaissance after Wenchuan (2008), Yushu (2010), Lushan (2013), Ludian (2014) and Nepal earthquake (2015). Prof. Lu has published more than 200 papers in refereed journals and 12 books. His publications have received more than 6900 citations in Google Scholar. Prof. Lu has received several important awards including the Leading Researcher of “Ten Thousand Talent Program” of China (2016), the Young Scholarship of Chang Jiang Scholars Program of Ministry of Education of China (2015), and the National Natural Science Award (Second Prize, 2013).