Dr. CAO Wen-Jun

Assistant Professor (Infrastructure Project Management)
Dr. W.J. CAO

BEng, Tongji University, China
PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore



Office: HW 6-19A             
Phone: +852 2859 1977             
Fax: +852 2559 5337
E-mail: wjcao@hku.hk


Teaching Activities
  • CIVL2108 Principles of Civil Engineering Management


Research Interests
  • Circular economy, Circular construction
  • Cyber civil infrastructure and digital twin
  • System identification and health monitoring


Representative Research / Consultancy Projects
  • Data Integration and selection for infrastructure system diagnosis and prognosis
  • Structural health monitoring for bridges and train-track systems


Representative Publications
  • Cao, W. J., Koh, C. G., & Smith, I. F. (2019). Enhancing static-load-test identification of bridges using dynamic data. Engineering Structures, 186, 410-420.
  • Cao, W. J., Zhang, S., Bertola, N. J., Smith, I. F., & Koh, C. G. (2019). Time series data interpretation for ‘wheel-flat’ identification including uncertainties. Structural Health Monitoring, 1475921719887117.
  • Cao, W. J., Koh, C. G., & Smith, I. F. (2021). Vibration Serviceability Assessment for Pedestrian Bridges Based on Model Falsification. Journal of Bridge Engineering, 26(3), 05020012.
  • Cao, W. J., Liu, W. S., Koh, C. G., & Smith, I. F. (2020). Optimizing the operating profit of young highways using updated bridge structural capacity. Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, 10(2), 219-234.
  • Megevand, B., Cao, W. J., Di Maio, F., & Rem, P. (2022). Circularity in Practice: Review of Main Current Approaches and Strategic Propositions for an Efficient Circular Economy of Materials. Sustainability, 14(2), 962.