Qipei Mei, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Alberta
Email: qipei.mei@ualberta.ca

Research Interests

  1. Artificial Intelligence in Civil Engineering

  2. Crowdsensing-based Civil Infrastructure Monitoring

  3. Data Analysis/Computer Vision for Civil Infrastructure Systems

  4. Novel Technologies for Sustainable Smart Civil Infrastructure

  5. Finite Element Analysis for Complex Structural Problems


PhD, Structural Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 2020

​MSc, Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, United States, 2018

​MSc, Structural Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 2014

​BEng, Civil Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, 2011


2021.01-Present, Assistant Professor, University of Alberta, Edmonton Canada

2017.05-2020.12, Graduate Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant, University of Alberta, Edmonton Canada

2016.06-2017.04, Research Assistant/EIT (full time), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

2014.11-2016.06, Structural Engineer, SPS Technology, Ottawa, Canada

2012.09-2014.09, Graduate Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant, University of Alberta

Awards and Honours

  1. Finalist, The University of Alberta Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition, 2020​​

  2. Andrew Stewart Memorial Graduate Prize, University of Alberta, 2020

  3. Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship, Alberta Innovates, 2018-2020

  4. NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), 2018-2020

  5. President's Doctoral Prize of Distinction, University of Alberta, 2018-2020

  6. People's Choice Award, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) Graduate Poster Contest, 2019​

  7. Doctoral Recruitment Scholarship, ​University of Alberta, 2017

  8. Myer Horowitz Graduate Students' Association Graduate Scholarship, University of Alberta, 2014

  9. National Scholarship, Ministry of Education in China, 2009-2010

  10. Outstanding Winner/SIAM Award, Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), COMAP, 2010

  11. Outstanding Graduate Award, China Civil Engineering Society, 2011