Qianru Guo ,
Ph.D., P.E.

  • Adjunct Professor


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Qianru Guo is a Senior Consulting Engineer at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) with 10 years’ experience on performance-based fire protection design, performance-based structural fire protection design, and general code consulting.  

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Ph.D., Structural Engineering

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
M.S. Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering

Tongji University, Shanghai, China
B.S. Civil Engineering

Guo, Q., Jeffers, A.E., and Jacoby, D.J. (2017).  “Reliability Analysis in Structural Fire Engineering.” In the Proceedings of the 7th AEI Biennial Professional Conference, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, April, 11-13.

Guo, Q., Salinas, A., and Jeffers, A.E. (2015). “Inverse Model for Determining Heat Release Rates.” In the Proceedings of International Fire Safety Symposium (IFireSS), Coimbra, Portugal, April 20-23.

Guo, Q. and Jeffers, A.E. (2014). “Finite Element Reliability Analysis of Structures Subjected to Fire.” Journal of Structural Engineering, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001082

Guo, Q. and Jeffers, A.E. (2014). “Direct Differentiation Method for Response Sensitivity Analysis of Structures in Fire.” Engineering Structures, 77, 172-180

Guo, Q., Shi, K., Jia, Z., and Jeffers, A.E. (2012). “Probabilistic Evaluation of Structural Fire Resistance.” Fire Technology, 49, 793-811

Shi, K., Guo, Q., and Jeffers, A.E. (2011). “Stochastic Analysis of Structures in Fire by Monte Carlo Simulation.” Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, invited paper, Special Issue on the 2011 International Conference on Applications in Structural Fire Engineering, 4, 37-46