Faculty Profile: Zhaoshuo Jiang

Zhaoshuo Jiang, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering

Discipline: Structural Engineering & Earthquake Engineering

Office: HH 808A

Phone: (415) 338-7741

Fax: (415) 338-0525

Email: zsjiang@sfsu.edu

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zhaoshuo/ 

Meeting Appointment: https://zsjiang.youcanbook.me 

Zhaoshuo Jiang portrait


Ph.D., Structural Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2012

M.S., Structural Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2008

B.S., Civil Engineering, Guangzhou University, 2003

Professional Licenses

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE), Connecticut/California
  • Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) AP BD+C

Areas of Interest

  • Structural Dynamics
  • Smart Structures
  • Smart Connected Health
  • Optimal Structural Design
  • Structural Control
  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Real-time Hybrid Simulation
  • Innovative Engineering Education

Awards & Distinctions

Current Projects (selected)

  • “SCH: INT: Inferring At Home Gait Parameters of Older Adults Using Floor Vibrations”, National Institute of Health/National Institute on Aging (Project #: R01AG067395), $1,196,240. Role: PI.
  • “Collaborative Research: Aerodynamic Shape Optimization of Tall Buildings Using Automated Cyber-Physical Testing”, National Science Foundation (Award #: 2028647), $285,491, Role: PI.
  • “REU SITE: Collaborative Research: Integrated Academia-Industry Research Experience for Undergraduate in Smart Structure Technology,” National Science Foundation (Award #: 1659877), $144,434, Role: PI.


Dr. Jiang graduated from the University of Connecticut with a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering. He worked as a structural engineer in multiple firms (e.g., Skidmore, Owings & Merrill),  before joining San Francisco State University as a faculty member. As a licensed professional engineer in the states of Connecticut and California, Dr. Jiang has been involved in the design of a variety of low-rise and high-rise projects, including office towers, retails, hotels, courthouses, and theatre according to the U.S. and international building codes. He is a member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), Structural Engineers Association of Northern California (SEAONC), Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), and American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).