Welcome to Zhen-Zhong HU's Personal Website  中文版

    Dr. Zhen-Zhong Hu,was born in Guangdong Province, China.
    He is now an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Tsinghua University, China.
    He is the director of the Teaching Laboratory of Mechanical Calculation and Simulation of Tsinghua University, which is one of the seven members of the National Practical Teaching Laboratory of Mechanical, and in charge of the Research Institute of Civil Engineering Safety of Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University.
    He has received B.S. and Ph.D. in the Department of Civil Engineering from Tsinghua University. His research interests are Information technology in civil engineering, Building Information Modeling (BIM), and digital disaster prevention and mitigation.
    He teaches three courses: Computer-Aided Engineering in Civil and Building Engineering、basis of the Building Information Modeling(BIM) technology and Computer Drawing in Engineering.


    Three conference papers have been updated in <a href = "http://www.huzhenzhong.net/cn/ResearchAchievement"> Research Achievement </a> : 1) An industry foundation classes Web-based approach and platform for bidirectional conversion of structural analysis models; 2) BIM-Based Plan Modeling System at Preliminary Stage for Residential Real Estate Projects; 3) A framework of cloud-computing-based BIM service for building lifecycle.


    The cooperated achievement with the first construction engineering limited company of China construction third engineering bureau, BIM-FIM Apple App, developed in BIM-FIM project phase II is formally launched to App Store on May 17, 2014. You can download the trial version freely by searching for the application name “BIM-FIM”. Note that the application should better be used with the combination of BIM-FIM client system.


    The inaugural meeting of the Third “Long Tu Cup” National BIM Competition 2014, the Second National BIM Competition Awards ceremony and BIM Specialty Committee of China Graphic Academy was successfully held in Beijing Yuan Wang Lou Conference Hall on May 10, 2014.


    The brochure for BIM Joint Research Centre of Tsinghua University (School of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering) and Glodon Software Company Limited has been uploaded at <a href=” http://www.huzhenzhong.net/en/Resource”>Resource</a>. Welcome to download and pay continuous attention to the works and achievments of the BIM Joint Research Centre.


    Happy new year to everyone. May you have good luck and health throughout the horse year!


    The Tsinghua University - Glodon BIM Joint Research Center held the kick-off meeting of research topics on December 25, 2013. The project directors reported the background, research contents, objectives and schedules of the proposed projects. The academic committee checked on the research directions and contents. These projects contained five basic researches, seven application researches and one commercialization research, including BIM framework and development of BIM application systems for both construction phase and operation and maintenance phase within building lifecycle.


    Invited by professor Zhongfu Li, Shaohua Jiang and Yao Cui in the Faculty of Construction Engineering of DaLian University of Technology for academic activities on December 18, 2013. Dr. ZhenZhong Hu gave a report entitled "BIM-based Research and Application for Building Lifecycle". The relevant materials have been uploaded to <a href="http://www.huzhenzhong.net/en/Resource ">Resources</a>.


    Dr. ZhenZhong Hu participated the 2013 SCG Symposium: Transforming Construction Market: Better Governance and IT Innovations. The topic of his speech is "BIM Oriented intelligent data mining and representation". The relevant materials have been uploaded to <a href="http://www.huzhenzhong.net/en/Resource">Resources</a>.


    The exposure draft for Unified standard for building information model application, which is regarded as the fundamental BIM standard of China, has been released. Public opinion and advices are welcomed from all the people who are concerned about the BIM development of China. Please feed back to the drafting group of the standard before December 19, 2013. The relevant materials can be obtained from <a href=" http://www.huzhenzhong.net/en/Resource">the exposure draft materials for Unified standard for building information model application </a>in resource download.


    <a href="http://www.huzhenzhong.net/en/Resource" >Relevant materials for the 30th CIB W78 International Conference</a>, including the PDF file and the video for keynote speech which was presented by Dr. Zhen-Zhong Hu, and the album during the conference are online at Resources. Welcome to download and comment!


    The opening ceremony of the Professional Committee for BIM Application which is a subcommittee of the construction branch of the Architectural Society of China was held in Beijing, October 15, 2013. It aims to integrate the professional resources for BIM applications in national construction to establish a platform for related professionals to display their abilities. Professor Jian-Ping Zhang was elected the chairman of the professional committee.


    The 30th CIB W78 International Conference was held successfully in Beijing on 10.9-10.12 , 2013. As a top level conference, CIB W78 focuses on the applications of IT in construction. Nearly 130 participants, including well-known scholars and practitioners at home and abroad came from over 20 countries. A total number of 92 papers were accepted for proceedings publication and the selected 17 papers were recommended for potential publication in an SCI journal, Computer Aided in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering.


    After two months of preparation , the English version of this website is online. You can switch freely in Chinese and English by clicking on the English Version button or Chinese button at the top right of the navigation bar. Any advises for the website are sincerely welcomed.


    The opening ceremony of Tsinghua University (School of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering)-Glodon Software Company Limited Building Information Modeling (BIM) Joint Research Centre was held in Beijing, September 25, 2013. Yuan Si, the vice president of Tsinghua University, Zhizhong Diao, chairman of Glodon attended the ceremony and jointly inaugurated for the BIM research center. The BIM research center will establish a supporting platform for BIM innovative researches and conversions, and carry out in-depth researches and applications of BIM theory and technology. It is expected to improve the level of scientific research and the quality of personnel training, as well as to promote scientific researches and applications. (from Tsinghua News Network)


    Add academic achievements Zhenzhong Hu , Xiangxiang Chen , Liang Wang , Fangqiang Yu , Xinpo Wang. A BIM-based Facility Intelligent Management System . and Hengwei Wang , Zhenzhong Hu , Jiarui Lin , Jianping Zhang. Web-oriented BIM 3D viewing and information Management. They were respectively published in " Civil Engineering Information Technology "2013 No. 1 and No. 3.


    Improve the function of the website , including: officially opened registration and login module and enhanced message board function of website. It is easy for you to comment on site content and replies after registration and immediately notify the latest site news to you by Email. Welcome to register , login and exchange.


    Hengwei Wang's Bachelor degree thesis <a href="http://www.huzhenzhong.net/SuperVision"> "Web-oriented BIM models three-dimensional browsing and information management" </a> has won the Tsinghua University Outstanding Thesis; Xiaoyang Zhang's Bachelor degree thesis <a href="http://www.huzhenzhong.net/SuperVision"> "BIM-based structural analysis model transformation mechanism research and system development" </a> has won the Beijing Jiaotong University outstanding Thesis. Congratulations!


    This personal website has passed the recording tests of the Ministry of Industry and received an Information Technology Network ICP record number (GD ICP No. 13043606). At the same time, the website officially moves from education network to the public network, solving the accessing problems of connection unavailable and open fails of web page caused by net gates.


    The project appraising meeting for <a href="http://www.huzhenzhong.net/RealProjects">"a BIM-based 4D management system and an information and knowledge management platform of MEP installation for the terminal of Kunming new airport" </a> was held by the Science and Technology Office of Yunnan Province, China on May 28th, 2013. The project combines BIM, 4D and GIS to the installation and operation management of MEP projects of the terminal building. It explores new theories, methods and techniques for the information management of the MEP installation and operation. Experts evaluated consistently that the research and application was an initiative trial in China and reached the top level globally.


    <a href = "http://www.huzhenzhong.net/BIM"> "BIM topics" </a> is online. The thematic content comes from ten years of R&D results of professor Jianping Zhang's team (including myself) in the Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, China. It shows our team's thinking about BIM concepts, techniques and applications, and all the cited applications are selected from actual works of our team.


    <a href ="http://www.huzhenzhong.net/ResearchAchievement"> Jianping Zhang, Ding Li, Zhenzhong Hu. A precise collision detection algorithm integrated decomposition and occupation and its application in construction.</a> has been published online in Engineering Mechanics.


    The introduction of <a href = "http://www.huzhenzhong.net/Resource"> mechanical the Teaching Laboratory of Mechanical Calculation and Simulation of Tsinghua University </a> has been uploaded. The lab is a teaching and research laboratory established by the School of Civil Engineering of Tsinghua University. It is a reunion of two labs, i.e., the CAD/CAE teaching lab and the Digital Disaster Prevention and virtual engineering lab. As one of the seven laboratories of the national experimental teaching center for mechanics experimental teaching, The laboratory serves 13 teachers from the Department of Civil Engineering, the Department of Construction Management and the Department of Hydraulic Engineering, and nearly 500 undergraduates and 100 graduate students, as well as 11 undergraduate courses and 3 graduate courses.


    Selected student homework of Computer-Aided Engineering in Civil and Building Engineering has been updated by appending <a href = "http://www.huzhenzhong.net/Lessons"> excellent homework from five groups of students of the 2013 Spring semester </a>.


    A jointed research and development with the first construction engineering limited company of China construction third engineering bureau<a href = "http://www.huzhenzhong.net/ResearchProjects"> "BIM-based Factorial Construction management system" </a> is launched. It is expected to be completely finished and put into use at the end of the year.


    The Science and Technology Office of Hubei Province, China, has organized the project appraising meeting for <a href ="http://www.huzhenzhong.net/ResearchProjects"> "BIM-based Facility Intelligent Management system"</a> in Wuhan on Apr. 4th, 2013. This research project is jointly carried out by the first construction engineering limited company of China construction third engineering bureau and Tsinghua University. All the experts agreed that the system has significantly improved the integrated management level and efficiency in the period of operation and maintenance of MEP, and achieved satisfied social and economic benefits. For key technologies including the large data integrated organization, management and application in the construction, operation and maintenance of MEP projects, have reached the top level globally. They also suggested that the system should be promoted to wider applications.


    <a href = "http://2013cibw78.civil.tsinghua.edu.cn/">http://2013cibw78.civil.tsinghua.edu.cn/</a>。 The 30th CIB-W78 International Conference will be held in Beijing in 10.9-10.12, hosted by the Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University. This serious of international academic conference, which is about information technology in civil and building engineering, is reputed and high praised all over the world. Please find more information about the conference at the official website: <a href = "http://2013cibw78.civil.tsinghua.edu.cn/">http://2013cibw78.civil.tsinghua.edu.cn/ </a>.


    a <a href ="http://www.huzhenzhong.net/Resource">Video Demo</a> for BIM-based Facility Intelligent Management system (BIM-FIM 2012) is available online. The system can be used for integrated digital delivery, and operation and maintenance management of the MEP. It is suitable for various construction projects, especially large and complex projects.


    <a href ="http://www.huzhenzhong.net/ResearchAchievement">Jianping Zhang, Fangqiang Yu, Ding Li, & Zhenzhong Hu. Development and Implementation of an Industry Foundation Classes-Based Graphic Information Model for Virtual Construction.</a> has been published online in Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (IF 4.46, 2012).
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