Weiwei Lin appointed Associate Professor of Structural Engineering
Weiwei Lin, PhD (b. 1984) has been appointed to the position of Associate Professor of Structural Engineering at the Aalto University School of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, from 1 August 2019 to 31 July 2024.
Professor Weiwei Lin’s research is scientifically high-level, and he has extensive international networks, e.g. in the University of Cambridge.
‘Weiwei Lin’s expertise will strengthen multidisciplinarity within structural engineering, and offers him a good starting point to impact on the Finnish construction industry and society as a whole by contributing to future solutions in the design, construction and maintenance of Finnish bridges and other structures’, says Professor Jari Puttonen, head of the Department of Civil Engineering.
Lin is the recipient of the 2014 IABMAS Young Prize (International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety) and he is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Bridge Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE.
He is an experienced teacher who has taught several courses at Waseda University in Japan since 2013, while also participating in course and curriculum development. He is a co-author of the textbook Bridge Engineering: Classifications, Design Loading, and Analysis Methods, published by Elsevier in 2017.
Weiwei Lin previously worked at Waseda University, first as research associate from 2011, then as assistant professor of civil engineering from 2013 and as associate professor from 2015.
He received his basic education at the Southeast University in China. He graduated as Master of Engineering in 2009 at Waseda University in Japan, and received his doctoral degree in 2012.
Associate Professor Weiwei Lin