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Charles Kwet Shin Loo Chin Moy

Associate Professor, BEng. (1st Hons.), MEng., PhD, MIEAust, CPEng., NPER (Civil and Structural Eng. Colleges), RPEM, IStructE, FHEA

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Dr. Charles Loo holds a BEng. (1st Class Hons) in Civil Engineering, and a MEng. in Structural and Foundation Engineering and a PhD in Structural Engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in Structural and Materials Engineering in the department of Civil Engineering at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). Prior to joining XJTLU, he was a Senior Lecturer at Curtin University. Dr. Loo also worked in the consulting industry for a number of years, designing complex Civil and Structural facilities. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer with Engineers Australia with the Civil and Structural Engineering colleges (MIEAust CPEng NER APEC Engineer IntPE Aus) and is registered with the National Professional Engineers Register (Australia). He is also a Fellow with Higher Education Academy UK (FHEA). Enquiries from potential research students are welcomed.

Research interests

Multi-physical computional modelling of complex systems.

Microstructure, tecture and forming of metals and composites.

Metamaterials development and testing.

Precast concrete structure stability and connections.

Textile reinforced mortar (TRM) and Fibre reinforced polymer (FRP).

Corrosion in reinforced concrete and predictive model.

Structural performance of composite slab and composite beams.

Inverse analysis and optimisation of structural systems.

Smart sensors and actuators.


Assistant Professor, Xian Jiaotong-Liverpool University - 2015 to Present

Senior Lecturer, Curtin University - 2013 to 2015

School of Civil Engineering, The University of Sydney - 2012 to 2012

Research Assistant, The University of Sydney - 2007 to 2008

Civil/Structural Engineer, DAWN Engineering Co. Ltd. - 2003 to 2007

Civil/Structural Engineer, Gamma-Civic Ltd. - 2003 to 2002


CEN331 Composite Structures

CEN402 Sustainable Engineering with Timber

CEN304 Capstone Design 2

CEN103 Solids and Structures

Awards and honours

2009 Commercial Training Scheme Scholarship, Department of Education and Training, Australian Government

2008 Australian Postgraduate Award, Department of Education and Training, Australian Government

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D. , The University of Sydney

Grad.Cert Graduate Certificate, The University of Sydney

M.Eng , The University of Sydney

BEng (1st Hons) , University of Mauritius

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