Faculty Profile: Zhaoshuo Jiang

Zhaoshuo Jiang, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Discipline: Structural Engineering & Earthquake Engineering

Office: SCI 130

Phone: (415) 338-7741

Fax: (415) 338-0525

Email: zsjiang@sfsu.edu


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


  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE), Connecticut (PEN 0028077)
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE), California (C 82335)
  • Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) AP BD+C

Areas of Interest

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


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).