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Fu, Chung C.

Fu, Chung C.

Research Professor
Director, Bridge Engineering Software and Technology Center
Civil and Environmental Engineering
4116 Technology Ventures Building, 5000 College Ave, College Park, MD 20740


  • Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1982


  • Highly Commendable Paper Award, First International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology, 2007
  • Outstanding Educator of the Year Award, American Society of Civil Engineers Maryland Chapter, 2005
  • Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering since 1995
  • Achievement Award, Bechtel, 1984, 1985, and 1986
  • Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers


  • American Concrete Institute 
  • American Institute of Steel Construction
  • American Society of Civil Engineering 
  • Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute 
  • Society of SIGMA XI
  • Transportation Research Board
  • Professional Engineer, MD, VA, DC

  • Computer analysis and design
  • Reinforced concrete, prestressed concrete, steel, and FRP structural design
  • Bridge engineering
  • Bridge management
  • Seismic engineering

  • ENCE 455: Design of Steel Structures
  • ENCE 466: Design of Civil Engineering System
  • ENCE 616: Plates and Shells
  • ENCE 710: Steel Structure I
  • ENCE 713: Concrete Structure I
  • ENCE 714: Concrete Structure II
  • ENCE 715: Earthquake Engineering
  • ENCE 717: Bridge Structures


Zhao, T. and Fu, C. C. ” Infrastructure Development and Expansion under Uncertainty: A Risk Preference Based Lattice Approach,” Journal of Construction and Management, ASCE Vol. 132, No. 6, 620-625, June 2006

Kim, Nam-Il, Fu, C. C., Kim, Moon-Young “Exact Thin-walled Curved Beam Element Considering Shear Deformation Effects and Non-symmetric Cross Sections,” International Journal of Steel Structures, Vol.6, pp.191-207, 2006

Fu, C.C., Alayed, H., and Amde, A.M., “Field Performance of the Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Deck of a Truss Bridge,” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE Vol. 21, No. 1 Jan/Feb, pp. 53-60, 2007

Kim, Nam-Il, Fu, C. C., Kim, Moon-Young “Dynamic Stiffness Matrix of Non-symmetric Thin-walled Curved Beam on Two-types of Elastic Foundation,” Journal of Advances in Engineering Software, Vol.38, pp.158-171, 2007

Kim, Nam-Il, Fu, C. C., Kim, Moon-Young “Stiffness Matrices for Flextural-Torsional/Lateral Buckling and Vibration Analysis of Thin-walled Beam, “, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol.299, pp.739-756, 2007

Freund, F.T., Takeuchi, A., Lau, B.W.S., Al-Manaseer, A., Fu, C.C. Bryant, N.A. and Ouzounov, D., “Stimulated Thermal IR Emission from Rocks: Assessing a Stress Indicator,” eEarth, An Interactive Open Access Journal of the Earth Sciences, 2, 7-16, 2007

Zhang, N. and Fu, C. C., “Experimental and Theoretical Studies on Composite Steel–Concrete Box Beams with External Tendons,” Engineering Structures, Elsevier Volume 31, Issue 2, February 2009, Pages 275-283

Tseng, C. L., Zhao, T. and Fu, C. “Contingency Estimation Using a Real Options Approach,” Construction Management and Economics, Volume 27, Issue 11 2009, pages 1073 – 1087

Fu, C.C., Zhang, N., “Investigation of the Bridge Expansion Joint Failure using Field Strain Measurement,” ASCE Journal of Performance for Constructed Facilities, September 2010

Fu, C.C., Pan, Z.F., and Ahmed, M.S., “Transverse Post-tensioning Design of Adjacent Precast Solid Multi-beam Bridges,” ASCE Journal of Performance for Constructed Facilities, June 2010

Pan, Z.F., Fu, C.C., and Yong Jiang, “Uncertainty Analysis of Creep and Shrinkage Effects in Long-Span Continuous Rigid Frame of Sutong Bridge,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, March/April 2011

Pan, Z.F., Lü, Z, and Fu, C.C., “Experimental Study on Creep and Shrinkage of High-Strength Plain Concrete and Reinforced Concrete,” International Journal of Advances in Structural Engineering, Volume 14, Number 2 / April 2011

Xiang, C-S, Fu, C,C., Li, H., Zhao, G-W, Ahmed, M., “Support Uplift Analysis and Monitoring of a Steel-concrete Composite Curved Pedestrian Bridge in the Course of Construction,” Periodical of Advanced Materials Research Vols. 374-377, 2012 pp 2356-2362 titled Sustainable Development of Urban Environment and Building Material Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland

Saad, T., and Fu, C.C., “Determining Remaining Strength Capacity of Deteriorating R.C. Bridge Substructures,” ASCE Journal of Performance for Constructed Facilities, April 2013

Wang, S. and Fu, C.C., “Simplification of Creep and Shrinkage of Segmental Bridges,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, Nov. 2014

Gu, Y., Fu, C.C., and Aggour M.S., “Topographic Effect on Seismic Response of a High-pier Bridge Subjected to Oblique Incidence Waves,” Development in International Bridge Engineering 2014, p. 165-174, Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

Li, X., Sun, M., and Fu, C.C., “Fast assessment of hanger cables on arch-girder bridges,”Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life Extension Chapter 210, CRC Press 2014 P. 1527-1534, Taylor & Francis Group, London

Rezavandi, A., Fu, C.C., “Response of Irregular Lightly Reinforced Concrete Frame Structures in Low Seismic Zones,” Journal of Advances in Structural Engineering, June 2016

Zhang, N., Fu, C.C., Chen, L., He, L., “Experimental Studies on Enhancing Shear Performances of Reinforced Concrete Beams using Embedded Steel Trusses,” Journal of ACI Structural Journal, July/August 2016

Sun,M.,Zhu,J., Li, N. and Fu, C.C., “Experimental Research and Finite Element Analysis on Mechanical Property of SFRC T-Beam,” Journal of Advances in Civil Engineering, Vol 2017 Article ID2721356, 2017

Rezavandi, A., Fu, C.C., “Drift Response of Irregular Lightly Reinforced Concrete Frames in Low Seismic Zones,” Civil Engineering Research Journal Volume 3, issue 1, Dec. 2017 Juniper Publisher

Huang, X., Fu, C., Zhuo, W., Yan, Q., Sun, Y., “Concrete curved box girder bridge-vehicle interaction considering braking and accelerating,” International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics Vol. 18, No. 3 (2018) World Scientific Publishing Company

Safer Travels: How Civil Engineers are Working to Improve U.S. Bridges, Roadways

Researchers from the Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering’s BEST Center and NTC@Maryland are working to improve traveler safety.

UMD Civil Engineers Weigh in on Maryland Bridge Safety Discussions

CEE Research Professor Chung Fu discusses Maryland bridge safety ratings and maintenance funding challenges.

Drs. Chung Fu and Yunfeng Zhang Awarded $2.67 Million Research Project by RITA

Drs. Zhang and Fu have led a team of researchers from UMD, North Carolina State University and URS Corporation that was awarded a $2.67 million research projects by RITA.  

Dr. C.C.Fu Featured on the Kojo Nnamdi Show

Dr. C. C. Fu Interviewed by Kojo Nnamdi on WAMU 88.5 FM Radio

The First RAC International Conference Termed A Success

The First International Conference on Recent Advances in Concrete Technology (rac07) was held, 19-21 September 2007 in the Washington, DC area.

Short Course: Introduction to AutoCAD, Winter Term 2006

Introduction to AutoCAD offered in Winter Term 2006