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PhD, Northwestern University
Professor Emeritus
Research Area
Research Interests
Durability of concrete; development of high performance concrete
Fiber reinforced concrete (interface property characterization)
Strain-hardening material development; fracture of concrete
Nondestructive testing in civil engineering (acoustic emission, infrared, impact echo)
Development of advanced building materials using extrusion technique
Functional materials in civil engineering

PhD, Northwestern University

Teaching Activities

CIVL111 - Construction Materials
CIVL535 - Elasticity and Plasticity
CIVL524 - Advanced Concrete Technology

Research Projects

A Systematic Study of a New Concrete Durability-Enhancing Admixture - Zongjin LI and Christopher K.Y. LEUNG 

Advanced Cement‑Based Materials. Cooperative Research Centres CRQ - Zongjin LI, Tse-Yung Paul CHANG and C.T. Hsu 

Advanced Fiber-Reinforced Cement-Based Composites Manufactured by Extrusion Technique - Zongjin LI and C.C. Hsu 

Advanced Remote Damage Monitor System for Infrastructures - Xiang-Song LI, Zongjin LI, Tse-Yung Paul CHANG and P. Tong 

Development and Manufacture of Cement-Based Materials - Zongjin LI 

Monitoring and interpretation of hydration process of cement-based materials using non-contacting resistivity measurement, Zongjin LI

Development of cement-based functional piezoelectric materials for intelligent civil structures, Zongjin LI.

Research on the properties of repair mortars for concrete carriageway, Zongjin Li

Selected Publications

Zongjin Li and Surendra P. Shah (1994), "Microcracking localization in concrete under uniaxial tension: AE technique application", ACI Materials Journal, 91(4) page: 372-389. 

Zongjin Li, Faming Li, and Jim S. L. Li (1998), "Properties of concrete incorporating rubber tire particles", Magazine of Concrete Research, 50(4): 297-304, 1998. 

Zongjin Li, Dong Zhang, and Keru Wu (2002), "Cement-based 0-3 piezoelectric composites", Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 85(2) page 305-313. 

Zongjin Li, Xiaosheng Wei, and Wenlai Li (2003), "Preliminary interpretation of hydration process for cement-based materials at early ages", Journal of ACI Materials, 100(3): 253-257, 2003. 

Xiangming Zhou and Zongjin Li, "Upsetting tests of fresh cementitious composites for extrusion", Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 132(2): 149-157, 2006.