Marquette University


  1. Member, University Board of Undergraduate Studies, 2018-Present.
  2. Seminar Co-organizer, “Development Opportunities under the Belt and Road Initiative,” Guest Speaker, Mr. Hong Lei, Consul General of the Chinese Consulate General in Chicago, funded by the Mellon Grant, January 27, 2018.
  3. Faculty advisor, Marquette University Chinese Students and Scholars Association, 2017-Present.

College of Engineering

  1. Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2019-Present.
  2. Member, ABET/University Assessment Committee, 2016-Present.
  3. Chair, Infrastructure Research Work Group, 2016-2017.

Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

  1. Chair, Faculty Search Committee, 2018-Present.
  2. Member, Department Chair Search Committee, 2017-2018.
  3. Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2016-Present.
  4. Member, Graduate Studies Committee, 2016-2017, 2018-2019.
  5. Member, Undergraduate Studies Committee, 2016-Present.
  6. Faculty Advisor, Builders Coalition of Marquette University, 2016-Present.

North Dakota State University


  • Member, Program Manager Selection Committee, Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation, May 2016.
  • Academic Program Director, 2 Plus BS in Construction Management Program between NDSU and Shandong Jianzhu University, China, 2015-present.
  • Member, Engineering Librarian Search Committee, 2015.
  • Academic Program Director, 2 Plus BS in Construction Management Program between NDSU and Guangzhou University, China, 2014-present.

College of Engineering

  • Member of College ABET Accreditation Committee, 2013-present.
  • Member of Engineering Building Master Plan Committee, 2013-2015.
  • Member, First Year Engineering Program Committee, 2013-2014.

Department of Construction Management and Engineering

  • Chair, Faculty Search Committee, 2013-2014
  • Member, Research Committee, 2012-present
  • Member, Academic Affairs Committee, 2012-present

The University of Knasas

Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering

  • Member, Scholarship Committee, 2007-2012.
  • Member, IT Committee, 2007-2012.
  • Meeting prospective students and their parents during semesters and summers, 2005-2012.
  • Faculty Advisor, AGC Student Chapter, August 2003-2012.
  • Advising freshmen and transfer students in the summers, 2005-2011.
  • Chair, Research Committee, 2007-2010.
  • Seminar Organizer: Lessons Learned from Wenchuan Earthquake, January 19, 2010.
  • Teaching Evaluator for an Assistant Professor, Feb. 26, 2009.
  • Seminar Organizer: Transportation and Infrastructure Construction in China, February 16, 2009.
  • Member, Post-Doc Search Committee, 2008.
  • KU Faculty Representative, 2007 AEI National Student Conference, Kansas City, MO, March 30 - 31, 2007.
  • KU Faculty Representative, Region 7 Traffic Safety Research Forum, St. Joseph, MO, March 30, 2006.
  • KU Faculty Representative, the Builders’ Association 118 Scholarship Award, Kansas City, February 25, 2005.
  • KU Faculty Representative, the 82 Annual Convention of the Kansas Contractors Association, Kansas City, January 27, 2005.
  • Committee Member, Construction Engineering Faculty Search Committee, Fall 2004-Spring 2005.
  • Committee Member, Ad Hoc CEAE Department Committee on Ph.D. Degree, Fall 2004.
  • Faculty Marshal for Architectural Engineering, KU School of Engineering Recognition and Awards Ceremony, May 23, 2004.
  • KU Faculty Representative, the 81 Annual Convention of the Kansas Contractors Association, Kansas City, January 29, 2004.

School of Engineering

  • Member, Academic Standards Committee, Fall 2010-2012.
  • Judge, High School Design Competition, School of Engineering, University of Kansas, November 8, 2011.
  • Faculty member for lab tour, Open House for Engineering Graduate Programs, KU School of Engineering, November 12, 2010.
  • Faculty mentor for a Lawrence High School student, Education through Outreach, NSF Project No. 0966614, KU School of Engineering, Fall 2010.
  • Member, Scholarship Committee, Fall 2009-Spring 2010.
  • Member, Computer Committee, Fall 2007-Spring 2009.
  • Member, Engineering Library Committee, Fall 2004-Spring 2006.
  • Judge, Future City Competition, 2006 National Engineers Week, KU School of Engineering, January 28, 2006.
  • Judge, KU School of Engineering’s 17 Annual High School Design Competition, October 25, 2004.
  • Judge, Future City Competition, 2004 National Engineers Week, KU School of Engineering, January 24, 2004.


  • Faculty Advisor, Chinese Students and Scholars Friendship Association, University of Kansas, 2011-2012.
  • Member, University Senate Task Force on Tuition Assistance for Employees, Partners, and Dependents, Fall 2010-2012.
  • Member, Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowships Committee, Center for East Asian Studies, 2010-2011.
  • Member, Academic Procedures and Policies Committee, University Senate Committees, 2008-2011.
  • Ceremony Assistant, Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, the Graduate School, University of Kansas, 2006-2010.
  • Panel and presenter, “Revolution and Protest in 20th-century China,” Center for East Asian Studies, University of Kansas, May 4, 2009.
  • Member, International Affairs Committee, University Senate Committees, 2005-2008 (Sub-committee C Chair, 2006-2007).

Texas Tech University

  • University Faculty Senator, 2002-2003.
  • Member, Construction Scholarship Committee, 2002-2003.
  • Member, Department Tenure Policy Review Committee, 2002-2003.
  • Member, Department Post Tenure Review Committee, 2001-2003.
  • Coach, Student ASC/AGC Construction Management Competition, 2000 and 2003.
  • Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter of Associated General Contractors (AGC), 2000-2003.
  • Member, Department Faculty Search Committee, 2000.
  • Member, Department Master Program Development Committee, 2000.