Tian-Fang is committed to giving back to the profession through teaching and mentoring young engineers in Asia, Europe and the United States.

Tian-Fang Jing has more than 35 years of experience in structural engineering and project leadership, from conventional structural design to advanced analysis of innovative structures.

Diversified Expertise
Tian-Fang works closely with architects, helping them to achieve their aesthetic vision. He has contributed to the design of many architecturally significant structures, such as the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the Bank of China Headquarters in Beijing, China.

Tian-Fang is an authority in innovative long-span structures, especially those which have tensegrity roofs and domes. He has published widely in professional journals and many of his projects have garnered awards. His credits include La Plata Stadium in La Plata, Argentina, Shanghai Stadium and Hongkou Stadium in Shanghai, China, and Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.

Ties to Asia-Pacific
Tian-Fang maintains strong professional connections with China and is responsible for the structural design of many of the country’s contemporary buildings. These include Tomorrow Square Tower, Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal and Shanghai Winter Garden in Shanghai, TEDA International Convention Center in Tianjin and Fortune Center Tower in Qingdao.

Outside of Work
Tian-Fang is a collector of 1980s-era high-end programmable calculators made by HP, Sharp and Casio. He also enjoys adding to his library of engineering books, particularly texts related to high-rise buildings and long-span roof and tensile fabric structures.

Expertise
• Structural analysis and design
• Special structures
• Tensile fabric structures
• Long-span structures
• Seismic and vibrations analysis
• Renovations, conversions and rehabilitations