Position：Research Associate Professor
Address：Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, P. R. China
2006.08 - 2010.07 Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Bachelor of Engineering
2010.08 - 2016.07 Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, PhD
2016.07-2019.01: Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University
2019.01-2022.12: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University
2023.01-present: Research Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University
Undergraduate, Building Construction Technology
Honors and Awards
Awards for Research Projects:
1. 2018, State Science and Technology Progress Innovation Team Award issued by the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, First Prize, Ranking 14.
2.2020, State Science and Technology Progress Award issued by the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, Second Prize, Ranking 8.
Awards for Academic Papers:
1. 2016, Outstanding Paper Award issued by the China Civil Engineering Society, Second Prize (second author).
2. 2017, Outstanding Paper Award of the 26th National Structural Engineering Conference issued by the Committee of Structural Engineering and the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, First Prize (second author).
1. 2018, Top 10 Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow Award issued by Tsinghua University.
2. 2016, Liu Huixian Earthquake Engineering Scholarship Awards
Dr. Ding is mainly engaged in basic theoretical research and engineering application practice in high-performance new material structures, composite structures, structural intelligent and multi-field coupling analysis, including: (1) development of nonlinear constitutive models and computing elements for new materials such as ECC and UHPC, as well as new structures such as steel plate concrete composite structure; (2) study the performance improvement mechanisms and intelligent prediction methods of a variety of new material structures from components, joints to systems, and propose an material-structure integrated intelligent design method; (3) research and application of new structures in major engineering projects such as long-span bridges, super high-rise buildings, nuclear power plant, and protection engineering; (4) simulation of fresh concrete pouring process based on DEM and CFD, dynamic impact and explosion performance of new structures, analysis and simulation of complex structural behavior considering temperature influence and fluid-structure coupling.
 Member of the Nuclear Industry Structure Professional Committee of China Nuclear Industry Investigation & Design Association
 Member of the Prestressed Engineering Professional Committee of China Engineering Construction Standardization Association
1.Research on design methods and application of UHPC precast structures (Project of the National Key Research Program of China, PI, 2018.07~2021.06)
2.Integrated material-structure intelligent design for new generation concrete (National Natural Science Foundation of China Major project, Member, 2023.01~2027.12)
3.Research on seismic performance and design method for ECC coupling beams and coupled wall structures (General Project of the National Natural Science Fund of China, PI, 2020.01~2023.12)
4.Research on practical models of RC and steel coupling beams with high efficiency and accuracy considering complicated boundary conditions in structural systems (Youth Project of the National Natural Science Fund of China, PI, 2018.01~2018.12)
5.Research on seismic performance and numerical model with high efficiency and accuracy for new ECC coupling beams (Special Financial Grant from the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, PI, 2017.06~2019.01)
6.Research on design method and numerical model of coupling beams in high-rise structures considering complicated boundary conditions (General Financial Grant from the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, PI, 2016.10~2019.01)
Ding R, Nie X, Tao MX*. Fiber beam–column element considering flange contribution for steel links under cyclic loads. Journal of Structural Engineering, 2018, 144(9): 04018131.
Ding R, Tao MX*, Nie JG, Mo YL. Shear deformation and sliding-based fiber beam-column model for seismic analysis of reinforced concrete coupling beams. Journal of Structural Engineering, 2016, 142(7): 04016032.
Nie JG*, Ding R, Fan JS, Tao MX. Seismic performance of joints between steel K-style outrigger trusses and concrete cores in tall buildings. Journal of Structural Engineering, 2014, 140(12), 04014100.
Liu RR, Ding R*, Fan JS, Tao MX. Constitutive laws of softened UHPC in biaxial tension-compression: Experimental study using a planar bi-directional element tester. Construction and Building Materials, 2023, 401: 132966.
Hu XW, Ding R*, Zhang ZY, Fan JS. A unified section-based restoring force model for reinforced concrete coupling beams based on the XGBoost model: Establishment, validation and application. Journal of Building Engineering, 2023, 73: 106666.
Ding R*, Sun YT, Nie X, Chen DQ. Experimental study on seismic behaviour of an unreinforced precast wall-slab structure based on UHPC sandwich panels. Journal of Building Engineering, 2023, 68: 106197.
Hu XW, Ding R*, Zhang ZY, Fan JS. One-dimensional fiber beam-column model and two-dimensional fixed crack model for numerical simulation of UHPC structures. Engineering Structures, 2023, 277, 115430.
Wang BX, Ding R*, Fan JS, Cai LJ, Feng ZM, Wang CK. Shear performance of single steel-plate concrete composite beams with various transverse reinforcement configurations. Engineering Structures, 2022, 270, 114676.
Fan JS, Zhang ZY, Ding R*, Nie X, Liu C. Numerical simulation of shear-critical engineered cementitious composites structural members using a new two-dimensional fixed crack constitutive model. Engineering Structures, 2021, 240, 112375.
Zhang ZY, Ding R*, Nie X, Fan JS. Seismic performance of a novel interior precast concrete beam-column joint using ultra-high performance concrete. Engineering Structures, 2020, 222, 111145
Fan JS, Gou SK, Ding R*, Zhang J, Shi ZJ. Experimental and analytical research on the flexural behaviour of steel–ECC composite beams under negative bending moments. Engineering Structures, 2020, 210: 110309