Feng Fu, Ph.D., C.Eng, F.ASCE, an associate professor at City, University of London, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction.
Fu has extensive research experience in the area of progressive collapse, structural fire analysis of tall buildings and long-span structures, tensegrity structures, and composite joints. He has authored three textbooks for three of the world’s top publishers and authored or coauthored some 100 technical papers in the areas of structural testing, numerical modeling and the development of design guidance for civil engineers.
Within ASCE, he is a member of the Disproportionate Collapse Mitigation of Building Structures Standards committee and of the Blast Protection of Buildings Standards committee. He is an associate editor for the Society’s Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, and also an editorial board member for other two international journals.
Fu was Changbai Mountain Distinguished Visiting Professor, Jilin Province, China, from 2015 to 2018. He is currently chair of the North Thames Branch Committee of the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE).
Prior to joining academia, he worked for several world-leading consultancy companies and was involved in the design of extensive prestigious construction projects worldwide, such as the tallest building in Western Europe, the Shard in London. He worked with an advance analysis team at WSP Group Ltd. London following his work as a structural engineer in Waterman Group Ltd., London. In China, He also worked as a structural engineer for one of the best and the oldest design institutes in China, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design and Research, before his doctoral studies in the U.K.
Fu is a chartered engineer and an IStructE Fellow.