Dr Xianghe Dai, BEng, MSc, PhD, CEng, MIStructE, FHEA, is a senior lecturer 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).