Welcome to Dr. Qian Zhang's research lab at University of Louisiana at Lafayette. We focus on advanced infrastructural materials and their structural applications.

Our Research

Our mission is to improve the sustainability and resilience of buildings and infrastructures by integrating advanced construction materials and technologies. Read more

Our Team

We are pround of our dynamic and diverse research group. Our group is always looking for new blood! Find more about opportunities to join us!

Dr. Qian Zhang's LAB

The mission of our research lab is to integrate advanced construction materials and technologies to improve the structural performance, durability, resilience and energy efficiency of buildings and infrastructures. Our current research interest includes:

  • High-performance fiber-reinforced concrete
  • Self-healing concrete
  • Multi-scale characterization and modeling of composite materials
  • Durability and life-cycle of concrete
  • Building energy efficiency
  • Fire resistance of structures