Dr. Jing YU

Assistant Professor (Structural Engineering)
Dr. Jing YU

BEng, Zhejiang University, China
PhD, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, China


Fulbright Scholar, FHKCI


Office: HW 6-27
Phone: +852 2859 2650
Fax: +852 2559 5337
E-mail: ceyujing@hku.hk


Teaching Activities
  • MATH1853 Linear Algebra, Probability and Statistics
  • ENGG1320 Engineers in The Modern World
  • CIVL4101 Capstone Design Project


Research Interests
  • High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete
  • Smart and Multi-Functional Concrete
  • Green and Low-Carbon Concrete
  • Modular Integrated Construction
  • Marine Construction Materials


Representative Research / Consultancy Projects
  • Self-Healing Performance of Seawater Sea-Sand Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) (PI, NSFC)
  • Sustainable Hybrid Strengthening System with ECC and Recycled Steel Cords for Substandard Reinforced Concrete Structures (PI, NSFC)


Professional Activities
  • Member, Technical Specification for Strain-Hardening Cementitious Composites Structures (T/CECS 1212-2022). China Association for Engineering Construction Standardization (CECS)
  • Editorial Board Member, Frontiers in Materials
  • Editorial Board Member, Engineering Materials and Structures
  • Young Editorial Board Member, Sustainable Structures
  • Topical Advisory Panel Member, Buildings
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue "High-Performance and Sustainable Concrete Materials and Structures", Frontiers in Materials (Link)
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue "Novel Cementitious Materials for Resilient and Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure", Buildings (Link)
  • • Associate Guest Editor, Special Issue on “Sustainable Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC)”. The Indian Concrete Journal (Link)


Representative Publications
  • Xu N, Qian Y*, Yu J*, Leung CKY. Tensile performance of 3D-printed Strain-Hardening Cementitious Composites (SHCC) considering material parameters, nozzle size and printing patterns. Cement and Concrete Composites. 2022:104601.
  • Huang B, Wu J, Yu J*, Dai J*, Leung CKY, Li VC. Seawater Sea-sand Engineered/Strain-Hardening Cementitious Composites (ECC/SHCC): Assessment and Modeling of Crack Characteristics. Cement and Concrete Research. 2021;140:106292.
  • Yu J, Mishra DK, Hu C*, Leung CKY, Shah SP. Mechanical, environmental and economic performance of sustainable Grade 45 concrete with ultrahigh-volume Limestone-Calcined Clay (LCC). Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 2021;175:105846.
  • Zhang D#, Yu J#, Wu HL, Ellis B, Li VC*. Discontinuous micro-fibers as intrinsic ductile reinforcement for Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC). Composites Part B: Engineering. 2020;184:107741.
  • Chen Y, Yu J*, Younas H, Leung CKY. Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Bond between Steel Rebar and High-Strength Strain-Hardening Cementitious Composite (SHCC) under Direct Tension. Cement and Concrete Composites. 2020;112:103666.
  • Yu J, Wu HL, Leung CKY*. Feasibility of Using Ultrahigh-Volume Limestone-Calcined Clay Blend to Develop Sustainable Medium-Strength Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC). Journal of Cleaner Production. 2020;262:121343.
  • Yu J*, Chen Y, Leung CKY. Mechanical Performance of Strain-Hardening Cementitious Composites (SHCC) with Hybrid Polyvinyl Alcohol and Steel Fibers. Composite Structures. 2019;226:111198.
  • Yu J*, Yao J, Lin X*, Li H, Lam JYK, Leung CKY, Sham IML, Shih K. Tensile Performance of Sustainable Strain-Hardening Cementitious Composites with Recycled PET Fibers. Cement and Concrete Research. 2018;107:110–123.
  • Lin X, Yu J*, Li H, Lam JYK, Shih K, Sham IML, Leung CKY. Recycling Polyethylene Terephthalate Wastes as Short Fibers in Strain-Hardening Cementitious Composites (SHCC). Journal of Hazardous Materials. 2018;357:40-52.
  • Yu J*, Lu C, Leung CKY, Li G. Mechanical Properties of Green Structural Concrete with Ultrahigh-Volume Fly Ash. Construction and Building Materials. 2017;147:510–518.