Zhang Min Hong


Postal Address: Department of Civil and
  Environmental Engineering,
  National University of Singapore
  1 Engineering Drive 2, E1A 07-03
  Singapore 117576
Tel: (65)6516 2273
Email: ceezmh@nus.edu.sg
Office: E1-07-06


Dr. Min-Hong Zhang is Professor at Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, National University of Singapore. She obtained her Doctoral degree from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. Prior to joining NUS, she was a Research Scientist at Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology. Professor Zhang is a Professional Engineer registered in Ontario, Canada, and a Fellow of American Concrete Institute. She serves as Director of Centre for Protective Technology, Faculty of Engineering, NUS, since 2010.


  • Dr.Eng. Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, 1989
  • B.Sc. Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 1982

Professional Activities

  • Professional Engineer, registered in Ontario, Canada
  • Fellow, American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • Member, ACI Committee 213 - Lightweight Aggregates and Lightweight Aggregate Concrete, Committee 234 - Silica Fume in Concrete, Committee 238 - Workability of Fresh Concrete, and Committee 241-Nanotechnology of Concrete
  • Member, American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) Committee C01 - Cement, Committee C09 - Concrete
  • Director, Singapore Concrete Institute (2001-2003, 2005-2015)

Teaching Areas

  • Engineering Materials
  • Advance Concrete Technology

Research Interests

  • High-strength high-performance concrete
  • Lightweight concrete
  • Microstructure of composite materials
  • Fiber-reinforced composite materials
  • Durability of concrete


Recent Research Projects

  • Assessing the effectiveness of ultra high-performance concrete against impact loading (Sponsor: Defence Science and Technology Agency, Singapore) Co-PI
  • Characterization of Ultra-High Performance Cementitious Materials and Optimization of their Gel Transition Period at High Temperature/Pressure for Applications in Plug and Abandonment (P&A) of Oil Wells (Sponsor: Singapore Maritime Institute) Co-PI
  • Singapore-Berkeley-Building Efficiency and Sustainability in the Tropics (SinBerBest) (NRF) Co-PI
  • Sembcorp-NUS Corporate Lab for sustainable energy, water and waste-to-resource technologies (NRF) Co-PI
  • High-Performance Concrete for Protective Structures (Sponsor: Ministry of Defence, Singapore) PI


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Last Updated on 8 January 2019, by Department of Civil and Environmental Enginering