WINERCOST Chair Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lambis Baniotopoulos visited the period 14-26.05.17 one of the top Chinese Universities, the Shanghai Jiao Tong University. During his stay in Shanghai, Prof. Baniotopoulos was hosted by the Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering, SJTU and had the opportunity to visit the Structural Engineering Lab, the Towing Tank Lab, the Deep Water Lab and the Wind Tunnel there. The seminars he delivered to the Structural Engineering staff at the SJTU concerned the use of High Strength Steel for Long and Tall Structures; he also presented the plethora of the research outcomes from the WINERCOST COST Action 1304. Synergies in the framework of research and educational collaborations on WINERCOST topics for the near future have been investigated, whereas it was agreed the forthcoming 3rd CESARE’19 Conference on “Sustainability and Resilience of Urban Infrastructures” (chaired by Profs L. Baniotopoulos, K.M. Abdalla and J. Yang (photo)) to be organised by the Jiao Tong colleagues in Shanghai the spring of 2019.