Weina Meng

School: Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department: Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering
Building: Rocco
Room: 307
Phone: 201-216-8711
Email: wmeng3@stevens.edu

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO. Advisor: Professor Kamal H. Khayat

M.S. and B.S. in Civil Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China

  • Development of Advanced High-performance Construction Materials
  • Development of Sustainable and Resilient Construction Materials for Structural Applications
  • Multiscale Experimental Testing and Numerical Modeling
  • Physical and Chemical Analyses and Modeling
Institutional Service

Graduate Student Council Committee

Professional Service

Guest Editor of: Journal of Applied Science

Assoicate member of:

ACI 239 - Ultra-high Performance Concrete

ACI 241 - Nano Technology of Concrete

ACI 236 - Materials Science

Serve as the Reviewer of:

Cement and Concrete Research; Cement and Concrete Composites; Journal of Physical Chemistry C; Composites B: Engineering; Materials and Structures; ACI Structural Journal; ACI Materials Journal; Construction and Building Materials; ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering

Honors & Awards
  • Award of Best Poster, Student Competition of 1st International Interactive Symposium on UHPC, 07/2016
  • Women’s Transportation Seminar Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship, Missouri Department of Transportation, 05/2016
  • Honorary DJ Belarbi Graduate Scholarship, American Concrete Institute, Missouri Chapter, 04/2016
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 03/2016
  • Travel Grant, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 04/2016
Professional Societies
  • Member of American Concrete Institute (ACI)
  • Associate Member of ACI 239 Ultra-high Performance Concrete (UHPC)
  • Member of American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Selected Publications
  1. L. Fan, W. Meng *, L. Teng, K.H. Khayat. (Nov 15, 2019). "Effect of Steel Fibers with Galvanized Coatings on Corrosion of Steel Bars Embedded in UHPC", Composites Part B: Engineering, 177 (107445).
  2. K.H. Khayat, W. Meng *, K. Vallurupalli, L.Teng. (Aug 1, 2019). "Rheological Properties of Ultra-High-Performance Concrete: An overview", Cement and Concrete Research, 124 (105828).
  3. W Meng, A Kumar, KH Khayat. (2019). "Effect of Silica Fume and Slump-retaining Polycarboxylate-based Dispersant on the Development of Properties of Portland Cement Paste", Cement and Concrete Composites, 99 181-190.
  4. L Fan, Y Bao, W Meng, G Chen. (2019). "In-situ Monitoring of Corrosion-induced Expansion and Mass Loss of Steel Bar in Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete Using a Distributed Fiber Optic Sensor", Composites Part B: Engineering, 165 679-689.
  5. Y Liu, Q Zhang, W Meng, Y Bao, Y Bu. (2019). "Transverse Fatigue Behaviour of Steel-UHPC Composite Deck with Large-Size U-ribs", Engineering Structures, 388-399 180.
  6. X Li, H Xu, W Meng*, Y Bao. (2018). "Tri-axial Compressive Properties of High-Performance Fiber-reinforced Cementitious Composites after Exposure to High Temperatures", Construction and Building Materials, 190 939-947.
  7. W Meng, KH Khayat, Y Bao. (2018). "Flexural behaviors of fiber-reinforced polymer fabric reinforced ultra-high-performance concrete panels", Cement and Concrete Composites, 93 43-53.
  8. W Meng, KH Khayat. (2018). "Effect of graphite nanoplatelets and carbon nanofibers on rheology, hydration, shrinkage, mechanical properties, and microstructure of UHPC", Cement and Concrete Research, 105 64-71.
  9. W Meng, KH Khayat. (2018). "Effect of hybrid fibers on fresh properties, mechanical properties, and autogenous shrinkage of cost-effective UHPC", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 33 (4), 04018030.
  10. W Meng, VA Samaranayake, KH Khayat. (2018). "Factorial Design and Optimization of UHPC with Lightweight Sand", ACI Materials Journal, 115 (1), 129-138.
  11. W Meng, KH Khayat. (2017). "Effects of saturated lightweight sand content on key characteristics of ultra-high-performance concrete", Cement and Concrete Research, 101 46-54.
  12. W Meng, Y Yao, B Mobasher, KH Khayat. (2017). "Effects of loading rate and notch-to-depth ratio of notched beams on flexural performance of ultra-high-performance concrete", Cement and Concrete Composites, 83 349-359.
  13. Y Bao, M Valipour, W Meng, KH Khayat, G Chen. (2017). "Distributed fiber optic sensor-enhanced detection and prediction of shrinkage-induced delamination of ultra-high-performance concrete overlay", Smart Materials and Structures, 26 (8), 085009.
  14. W Meng, KH Khayat. (2017). "Improving flexural performance of ultra-high-performance concrete by rheology control of suspending mortar", Composites Part B: Engineering, 117 26-34.
  15. W Meng, M Valipour, KH Khayat. (2017). "Optimization and performance of cost-effective ultra-high performance concrete", Materials and structures, 50 (1), 29.
  16. W Meng, KH Khayat. (2016). "Mechanical properties of ultra-high-performance concrete enhanced with graphite nanoplatelets and carbon nanofibers", Composites Part B: Engineering, 107 113-122.
  17. W Meng, P Lunkad, A Kumar, KH Khayat. (2016). "Influence of silica fume and polycarboxylate ether dispersant on hydration mechanisms of cement", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120 (47), 26814-26823.
  18. W Meng, KH Khayat. (2016). "Experimental and Numerical Studies on Flexural Behavior of Ultrahigh-Performance Concrete Panels Reinforced with Embedded Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Grids", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2592 38-44.
  19. Y Bao, F Tang, Y Chen, W Meng, Y Huang, G Chen. (2016). "Concrete pavement monitoring with PPP-BOTDA distributed strain and crack sensors", Smart Structures and Systems, 18 (3), 405-423.
  20. Y Bao, W Meng, Y Chen, G Chen, KH Khayat. (2015). "Measuring mortar shrinkage and cracking by pulse pre-pump Brillouin optical time domain analysis with a single optical fiber", Materials Letters , 145 344-346.
Conference Proceedings
  1. M.H. Al-Dahhan, O.J. Farid, A.J. Sultan, W. Meng, K. Khayat. (2018). "Non-Invasive Imaging of Distribution of Coarse Aggregate in Hardened States Concrete Using Advanced Gamma Ray Computed Tomography", 2018 GCEAS, Tokyo, Japan.
  2. W. Meng, K.H. Khayat. (2018). "Effect of Graphite Nanoplatelets and Carbon Nanofibers on Key Properties of UHPC", NICOM6, Hongkon.
  3. W. Meng, K.H. Khayat. (2017). "Mixture Optimization Strategies of Ultra-high Performance Concrete with High Volume of Supplementary Cementitious Materials", ICCM 2017, Montreal, Canada.
  4. W Meng, KH Khayat. (2016). "Flexural performance of ultra-high performance concrete ballastless track slabs", 2016 Joint Rail Conference.
  5. W Meng, KH Khayat. (2016). "Development of stay-in-place formwork using GFRP reinforced UHPC elements", Proc. 1st int. interactive symposium on UHPC, Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
  • CE 381 Civil Engineering Measurements Lab
  • CE 484 Reinforced Concrete Design