Prof. Jishen QIU 仇霽申


PhD in Civil Engineering
Assistant Professor
Research Area
Research Interests
Functional building materials
Self-healing cementitious composites
CO2-sequestrating concrete
Mars concrete

PhD, Nanyang Technological University

Open Positions

PhD student positions (Spring or Fall 2022) are available. You are welcome to send your CV with publications, transcripts, and preferably a one-page personal statement to

Visiting scholars who share similar research interests are welcome too.

Selected Publications

Heveran, C., Williams, S., Qiu, J., Artier J., Cameron, J., Hubler, M.H., Cook, S.M., & Srubar W.V. (2020) Biomineralization and successive regeneration of engineered living building materials. Matter, 2, 1-14

Qiu, J.,  He, S., and Yang, E.H. (2019) Autogenous healing and its enhancement of interface between micro polymeric fiber and hydraulic cement matrix. Cement and Concrete Research, 124, 105830.

Qiu, J., Ruan, S., Unluer, C. and Yang, E.H. (2019) Autogenous healing of fiber-reinforced reactive magnesia-based tensile strain-hardening composites. Cement and Concrete Research, 115, 401-413.

Qiu, J., Aw-Yong, W.L. and Yang, E.H. (2018) Effect of self-healing on fatigue of engineered cementitious composites (ECCs). Cement and Concrete Composites, 94, 145-152.

Ruan, S., Qiu, J., Yang, E. H., & Unluer, C. (2018) Fiber-Reinforced Reactive Magnesia-Based Tensile Strain-Hardening Composites. Cement and Concrete Composites, 89, 52-61.

He, S., Qiu, J., Li, J., & Yang, E. H. (2017). Strain Hardening Ultra-High-Performance Concrete (SHUHPC) Incorporating CNF-Coated Polyethylene Fibers. Cement and Concrete Research, 98, 50-60.

Qiu, J., & Yang, E. H. (2017). Micromechanics-Based Investigation of Fatigue Deterioration of Engineered Cementitious Composite (ECC). Cement and Concrete Research, 95, 65-74.

Nematollahi, B., Sanjayan, J., Qiu, J., & Yang, E. H. (2017). High Ductile Behavior of a Polyethylene Fiber-Reinforced One-Part Geopolymer Composite: A Micromechanics-Based Investigation. Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, 17(3), 555-563.

Qiu, J., Lim, X. N., & Yang, E. H. (2016). Fatigue-Induced Deterioration of the Interface between Micro-Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Fiber and Cement Matrix. Cement and Concrete Research, 90, 127-136.

Qiu, J., Tan, H. S., & Yang, E. H. (2016). Coupled Effects of Crack Width, Slag Content, and Conditioning Alkalinity on Autogenous Healing of Engineered Cementitious Composites. Cement and Concrete Composites, 73, 203-212.

Qiu, J., Tng, D. Q. S., & Yang, E. H. (2014). Surface Treatment of Recycled Concrete Aggregates through Microbial Carbonate Precipitation. Construction and Building Materials, 57, 144-150.