Li, Wei is associate professor and master supervisor, deputy director of Department of Railway Engineering, School of civil engineering, Central South University, deputy director of Digital Construction Laboratory in National Engineering Laboratory for High Speed Railway Construction.
He was born in November 1984, Nanchang city, Jiangxi province, China. He graduated from Central South University in Civil Engineering (Bridge Engineering) in 2006 and received his doctorate degree in Transportation Engineering (Railway Engineering) in 2014. He has got 8 awards of provinces and ministries, such as Second Prize of Scientific and Technological Progress Award of Hunan Province in 2012, Second Prize of Science and Technology Award granted 2012, First Prize of Design Software of Shanxi Province in 2012 and 2017 etc. He has presided over 1 National Natural Science Foundation, 1 National Key R&D Program, 1 Hunan Natural Science Foundation and 1 Open Foundation of National Laboratory. More than 30 papers have been published in well-known academic journals at home and abroad, of which 6 were retrieved by SCI in Q1, 10 by EI, and 10 by CSCD. As the first author, he have published 2 papers in the COMPUT-AIDED CIV INF (SCI, IF=5.47, ranks one in the CIVIL ENGINEERING, CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY). He has obtained 4 national invention patents and more than 30 software copyrights, which have been applied in over 80% railway design companies in China and assist designers to design about 30,000 kilometer railway alignment.