Bio of Prof. Jianming Ling

Dr. Jianming LingDr. Jianming Ling, Steering Committee Member of IICTG

Dean of College of Transportation Engineering, Tongji University, China

Dr. Jianming Ling is a professor in road and airport engineering, and the dean of College of Transportation Engineering, Tongji University. He is the director of Key Laboratory of Infrastructure Durability and Operation Safety in Airfield of CAAC, and the director of Key Laboratory of Road and Traffic Engineering of the Ministry of Education, China. He is also an executive editor-in-chief of“Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering”, and an associate editor-in-chief of “International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology”.

Prof. Ling received his Ph.D. degree in civil engineering from Tongji University in 1993. His Primary research interests are Subgrade Design Theories and Technologies, Airport Infrastructure Design and Management. In the past two decades, Prof. Ling led the research projects on dynamic behavior and design index of subgrade for MEPDG in China.

He also developed the first management system for airport pavement (CAPMS) in China, and a pavement design method for New General Large Aircrafts. Prof. Ling won the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award for 4 times. He was the chief editor of “Code for Design of Urban Road Subgrades”, and “Technical Specifications of Airport Pavement Evaluation and Management” of China.