Lin, Xuemei


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Xuemei Lin is currently a Lecturer in Structural Engineering at the University of Dundee (UoD). She holds a Master's degree from Zhejiang University and a Ph.D. from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).  Before joining UoD, she served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at PolyU.  Since 2016, Xuemei has been an affiliated researcher at the Chinese National Engineering Research Centre for Steel Construction (Hong Kong Branch).

Research interests

  • Structural steel design and reliability analysis
  • High-performance steel connections (high strength/stainless steel/ shape memory alloy)
  • Fracture of metallic materials
  • Renewable energy (offshore renewable energy technologies)


Civil Engineering Design Software (DI21002)

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 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Award Date: 28 Feb 2022

Master of Engineering, Zhejiang University

External positions

Postdoctoral Fellow, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

4 Apr 202230 Sept 2023


  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)


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