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Biography

Dr Xianghe Dai, BEng, MSc, PhD, CEng, MIStructE, FHEA, is an associate professor in Structural Engineering currently. Before he joined the University of Bradford in 2010, He worked in China and the UK as an engineer, senior engineer and research fellow in civil structural, construction and offshore engineering for more than 18 years. Dr Dai obtained his PhD in Civil Structural Engineering from the University of Manchester (UK), MSc. in Civil (Hydraulic) Structural Engineering from Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) and BEng. in Civil Engineering from Wuhan University (Wuhan, China).

Research

Steel and concrete composite structures

Concrete materials

Structural experiments

Numerical modelling and analysis

Teaching

Teaching interests

Structural Mechanics, Steel/Concrete Structures and Design, Construction Materials.

Professional activities

  • 01-JAN-05: The University of Manchester, UK - PhD
  • 01-JAN-98: Tsinghua University, Beijing, China - MSc
  • 01-JAN-85: Wuhan University, Wuhan, China - BEng
  • 01-JUL-10: University of Bradford, UK - Researcher/Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor
  • 01-MAR-09: University of Leeds, UK - Researcher
  • 01-JUN-06: University of Manchester, UK - Researcher
  • 01-NOV-04: DeepSea Engineering and Management Ltd. UK - Engineer
  • 01-JUL-88: Yangtze River Water Resources Commission, China - Engineer/Senior Engineer
  • 25-OCT-13: CEng, Member of The Institution of Structural Engineers, UK, Chartered Engineer
  • 10-SEP-14: Fellow of The Higher Education Academy UK, Fellow
  • 01-JAN-11: Henry Adams Award, The Institution of Structural Engineers, UK
  • Chinese
  • English

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleAxial compressive behaviour of CFDST stub columns with large void ratio (2021)
AuthorsYou-Fu Yang, Feng Fu, Xue-Meng Bie, Xiang-He Dai
JournalJournal of Constructional Steel Research
 
TitleNew composite flooring system for the circular economy (2021)
AuthorsDennis Lam, Jie Yang, Yong Wang, Xianghe Dai, Therese Sheehan and Kan Zhou
JournalSteel and Composite Structures
PublisherTechno-Press
DOIDOI: 10.12989/scs.2021.40.5.649
 
TitleCreep Property of TMCP High-Strength Steel Q690CFD at Elevated Temperatures (2020)
AuthorsJiang J.;Bao W.;Peng Z.;Dai X.
JournalJournal of Materials in Civil Engineering
DOI10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0003040
 
TitleEffect of dowel shear connector on performance of slim-floor composite shear beams (2020)
AuthorsDai X.;Lam D.;Sheehan T.;Yang J.;Zhou K.
JournalJournal of Constructional Steel Research
DOI10.1016/j.jcsr.2020.106243
 
TitleTesting of a Full-Scale Composite Floor Plate (2019)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Dai, Xianghe; Sheehan, Therese
 
TitleFinite element analysis of concrete filled lean duplex stainless steel columns (2019)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Yang, Jie; Dai, Xianghe
 
TitleFlexural behaviour of composite slim floor beams (2019)
AuthorsSheehan T.;Dai X.;Yang J.;Zhou K.;Lam D.
JournalStructures
DOI10.1016/j.istruc.2019.06.021
 
TitleFlexural buckling behaviour of 690 MPa high strength steel H-section columns (2019)
AuthorsJiang J.;Ye Z.;Bao W.;Wang X.;Wang Y.;Dai X.
JournalEngineering Structures
DOI10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.109718
 
TitleExperimental investigation on mechanical behaviours of TMCP high strength steel (2019)
AuthorsJiang J.;Bao W.;Peng Z.;Wang Y.;Liu J.;Dai X.
JournalConstruction and Building Materials
DOI10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.12.130
 
TitleFlexural behaviour of asymmetric composite beam with low degree of shear connection (2018)
AuthorsSheehan, Therese; Dai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleTesting of composite beam with demountable shear connectors (2018)
AuthorsRehman N.;Lam D.;Dai X.;Ashour A.
JournalProceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings
DOI10.1680/jstbu.16.00172
 
TitlePerformance of recycled aggregate concrete–filled square steel tubular columns exposed to fire (2017)
AuthorsYang Y.;Zhang L.;Dai X.
JournalAdvances in Structural Engineering
DOI10.1177/1369433216677603
 
TitleTests of self-compacting concrete filled elliptical steel tube columns (2017)
AuthorsMahgub, Munir; Ashour, Ashraf F.; Lam, Dennis; Dai, Xianghe
 
TitleStructural behaviour of beam to concrete-filled elliptical steel tubular column connections (2017)
AuthorsYang, Jie; Sheehan, Therese; Dai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleExperimental study on long spanning composite cellular beam under flexure and shear (2016)
AuthorsSheehan T.;Dai X.;Lam D.;Aggelopoulos E.;Lawson M.;Obiala R.
JournalJournal of Constructional Steel Research
DOI10.1016/j.jcsr.2015.08.047
 
TitleExperimental Study on Demountable Shear Connectors in Composite Slabs with Profiled Decking (2016)
AuthorsRehman, Naveed; Lam, Dennis; Dai, Xianghe; Ashour, Ashraf F.
 
TitleFinite element analysis and simple design calculation method for rectangular CFSTs under local bearing forces (2016)
AuthorsYang, Y.; Wen, Z.; Dai, Xianghe
 
TitleExperimental study of beam to concrete-filled elliptical steel tubular column connections (2015)
AuthorsYang, Jie; Sheehan, Therese; Dai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleExperimental study on long spanning composite cellular beam under flexure and shear (2015)
AuthorsSheehan, Therese; Dai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis; Aggelopoulos, E.S.; Lawson, M.; Obiala, R.
 
TitleEffect of Concrete Strength and Stud Collar Size to Shear Capacity of Demountable Shear Connectors (2015)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis; Saveri, E.
 
TitleFinite element analysis on the capacity of circular concrete-filled double-skin steel tubular (CFDST) stub columns (2014)
AuthorsPagoulatou, M.; Sheehan, Therese; Dai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleA Numerical Study on the Effect of Concrete Infilling and External Intumescent Coating to Fire-resistant Behaviour of Stub Elliptical Steel Hollow Sections (2014)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleNumerical analysis of slender elliptical concrete filled columns under axial compression (2014)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis; Jamaluddin, N.; Ye, J.
 
TitleA numerical study on the effect of concrete infill and intumescent coating to fire-resistant behaviour of stub elliptical steel hollow sections under axial compression (2014)
AuthorsDai X.;Lam D.
JournalAdvanced Steel Construction
 
TitleAn experimental study on elliptical concrete filled columns under axial compression. (2013)
AuthorsJamaluddin, N.; Lam, Dennis; Dai, Xianghe; Ye, J.
 
TitleStructural Behaviour of Cold-formed Steel Cassette Wall Panels Subject to In-plane Shear Load (2013)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe
 
TitleNumerical Modelling and Analysis of Structural Behaviour of Wall-stud Cold-formed Steel Shear Wall Panels under In-plane Monotonic Loads (2012)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe
 
TitleBehaviour of inclined, tapered and STS square CFST stub columns subjected to axial load (2012)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Dai, Xianghe; Han, L-H.; Ren, Q-X.; Li, W.
 
TitleStructural response of concrete-filled elliptical steel hollow sections under eccentric compression (2012)
AuthorsSheehan, Therese; Dai, Xianghe; Chan, T.M.; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleShape effect on the behaviour of axially loaded concrete filled steel tubular stub columns at elevated temperature. (2012)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleAn experimental study of relative structural fire behaviour and robustness of different types of steel joint in restrained steel frames (2011)
AuthorsWang, Y.C.; Dai, Xianghe; Bailey, C.G.
 
TitleAxial compressive behaviour of stub concrete-filled columns with elliptical stainless steel hollow sections. (2010)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleA Simple Method to Predict Temperatures in Steel Joints with Partial Intumescent Coating Fire Protection (2010)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Wang, Y.C.; Bailey, C.G.
 
TitleNumerical modelling of structural fire behaviour of restrained steel beam–column assemblies using typical joint types (2010)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Wang, Y.C.; Bailey, C.G.
 
TitleThe safety of common steel beam/column connections in fire (2010)
AuthorsWang, Y.C.; Davison, J.B.; Burgess, I.W.; Plank, R.J.; Yu, H.X.; Dai, Xianghe
 
TitleNumerical modelling of the axial compressive behaviour of short concrete-filled elliptical steel columns. (2010)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Lam, Dennis
 
TitleEffects of partial fire protection on temperature developments in steel joints protected by intumescent coating (2009)
AuthorsDai, Xianghe; Wang, Y.C.; Bailey, C.G.
 
Conference Contributions
AuthorsTherese Sheehan, Jie Yang, Dennis Lam, Xianghe Dai, Kan Zhou
 
AuthorsXianghe Dai, Dennis Lam, Therese Sheehan, Jie Yang, Kan Zhou
 
Other Publications
Other typeTechnical Paper
TitleTesting of composite beam with demountable shear connectors (2018)
AuthorsRehman, Naveed; Lam, Dennis; Dai, Xianghe; Ashour, Ashraf F.
 
Other typeTechnical Paper
TitleRecent research on composite beams with demountable shear connectors (2017)
AuthorsLam, Dennis; Dai, Xianghe; Ashour, Ashraf F.; Rehman, Naveed
 
Title Author(s)
Designing composite structures for reuse (2020)Lam D.;Yang J.;Dai X.;Sheehan T.;Zhou K.
Flexural behaviour of composite slim floor beams (2018)Sheehan, T.; Dai, X.; Yang, J.; Zhou, K.; Lam, D.
Finite element analysis of concrete filled lean duplex stainless steel columns (2018)Lam, D.; Yang, J.; Dai, X.
Experimental study on demountable shear connectors in profiled composite slabs (2018)Yang, J.; Lam, D.; Dai, X.; Sheehan, T.
Use of bolted shear connectors in composite construction (2018)Dai, X.; Lam, D.; Sheehan, T.; Yang, J.; Zhou, K.
Experimental studies of composite slim floor beams (2017)Sheehan T.;Lam D.;Dai X.
Experimental study of beam to concrete filled elliptical steel column connections (2015)Sheehan T.; Yang J.; Dai X.; Lam D.
Behaviour of Demountable Shear Connectors in Steel-Concrete Composite Beams (2013)Lam D.;Dai X.;Saveri E.
Shape effect on structural fire behaviour of axially loaded Concrete Filled Tubular (CFT) stub columns (2012)Dai X.;Lam D.
Finite Element modelling of beam to concrete filled elliptical steel column connections (2012)Lam D.;Dai X.
Structural behaviour of concrete filled elliptical steel hollow sections (2012)Lam D.;Dai X.;Jamaluddin N.
Numerical modelling of concrete-filled stainless steel elliptical hollow sections (2010)Lam D.;Dai X.