Dr. Jiong Hu joined Texas State University as an Assistant Professor in the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program in 2008. He received his BSc in Construction Materials in 1996 and MSc in Materials in 1999 from Southeast University, China, and his PhD in Geotechnical and Materials Engineering from Iowa State University in 2005.
Dr. Jiong Hu is an experienced and energetic educator, and researcher. He has over fifteen years of experience in the professional practice of civil engineering and construction. Dr. Hu is an active member of American Concrete Institute (ACI) and Transportation Research Board (TRB). He is currently serving as the chair of American Concrete Institute (ACI) committee 238-0A Student Workability, the secretary of ACI committee 555 Concrete with Recycled Materials, a member of five other ACI committees: 130 Sustainability of Concrete; 237 Self-Consolidating Concrete; 238 Workability of Fresh Concrete; S801 Student Activities; and S803 Faculty Network and a member of Transportation Research Board (TRB) committee AFN20 Properties of Concrete and TxDOT Research Management Committee (RMC) Technical Advisory Panel (TAP). His research interests include sustainable construction materials and construction, non-destructive evaluation (NDE) of infrastructures, infrastructure construction and management, self-compacting concrete (SCC), fresh concrete properties and rheology of concrete.