ZhiQiang Chen – Associate Professor, Univesity of Missouri, Kansas City
Dr. ZhiQiang Chen is an expert in disaster response technologies and civil infrastructure resilience. He joined the Civil and Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2010. He received his Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from the University of California, San Diego in 2009, with a cross-discipline training in engineering mechanics and artificial intelligence. Dr. Chen currently teaches undergraduate courses in Structural and Geotechnical Engineering and directs graduate and doctoral students in both Civil Engineering and Electric and Computing Engineering.