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Laing O'Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology



Qianchen Sun is a PhD student supervised by Dr Mohammed Elshafie and advised by Prof Campbell Middleton. Qianchen is a member of Darwin College. His research aims at developing an anomaly-detection system based on concrete hydration within cast in-situ structures using fibre optic sensors. His research project is performed in the framework of ITN-FINESSE, funded by the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action.

Qianchen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where he was awarded Outstanding Student of Faculty of Construction and Environment and Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship. 

Areas of research:

  • Early age concrete
  • Fibre optic sensing
  • Pile foundation anomaly detection
  • Structural health monitoring

Further information: here.

PhD student (2017-2021)
Jason Qianchen Sun