AcademicianChinese Academy of Engineering
Honorary Dean, School of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University
Director, Research Center for Vibration and Disaster Prevention, CQU
Foreign Member, Austrian Academy of Sciences
Member, EU Academy of Sciences
President, Asian-Pacific Association of Computational Mechanics (APCOM)
Chairman, International Steering Committee, East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC)
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics
Editorial Board, Journal of Sound and Vibration
Editorial Board, Engineering Structures
Editorial Board, Structural Engineering and Mechanics
Editorial Board, Advanced Steel Construction
PH.D. 5/1984 Structural Engineering Cornell University
M.Sc. 6/1980 Department of Civil Engineering National Taiwan University (NTU)
B.S. 6/1976 Department of Civil Engineering NTU
Honorary Dean School of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University (Aug. 2014-)
President National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan (2009
Chair Professor Department of Building and Construction, City University of Hong
C. C. Tzong Chair Professor College of Engineering, NTU (2007-2014)
Distinguished Professor Department of Civil Engineering, NTU (2006-2014)
Chairman National Science Council, Taiwan (2002-2005)
Chairman Department of Civil Engineering, NTU (1995-1998)
Dean College of Engineering, NTU (1999-2005)
Head Earthquake Simulation Lab, National Center for Research
on Earthquake Engineering, Taiwan (1990-1995)
Professor Department of Civil Engineering, NTU (1988-2014)
Bridges, Dynamics and nonlinear mechanics, High-speed railways, Structural stability, Vehicle-bridge interaction dynamics, Soil wave propagation
Analysis on response characteristics of high-rise construction and comfort impact on high-rise buildings by urban subway system. (2014-2017)
Research on the development strategy of Chinese construction industry via informatization. (2017)
Theory and practice of dynamic measurement of bridge based on moving vehicle. (2017-2020)
Non-traditional parameter identification of bridges using moving test vehicles considering their coupling. (2018-2020)
Latest Publications (starting from 2014)
1.Zhou, B., Xie, X. Y., and Yang, Y. B., Simulation of wave propagation of floating slab track-tunnel-soil system by a 2D theoretical model, Int. J. Struct. Stability & Dyn., 2014, 14(1), 1350051.
2.Yang, Y. B., Li, Y.C., and Chang, K.C., Constructing the mode shapes of a bridge from a passing vehicle: a theoretical study, Smart Structures & Systems, An Int. J., 2014, 13(5), 797-819.
3.Zenz, G., Gerstmayr, J., Nachbagaur, K., Shih, M. H., and Yang, Y. B., Identification of system properties in a square frame: numerical and experimental investigations, Int. J. Struct. Stability & Dyn., 2014, 14(6), 1450017.
4.Peng, J. L., Ho, C. M., Chen, C. Y., Yang, Y. B., Experimental study on load capacities of isolated heavy-duty scaffolds used in construction, Int. J. Adv. Steel Construction, 2014, 10(3), 248-273.
5.Yang, Y.B., and Yau, J. D., Vertical and pitching resonance of train cars moving over a series of simple beams, J. Sound and Vibr., 2015, 337, 135-149.
6.Yang, Y. B., Hung, H. H., Lin, K. C., and Cheng, K. W., Dynamic response of an elastic half space with cavity subjected to P and SV waves by the finite/infinite element approach, Int. J. Struct. Stability & Dyn., 2015, 15(7), 1540009.
7.Fu, J. Wu, Y., and Yang Y. B., Effect of reinforcement strength on seismic behavior of concrete moment frames, Earthq. & Struct., 2015, 9(4), 699-718.
8.Wu, Y., Jiang, K., Yang, Y. B., and Li, Y., Comparative study on performance-based seismic design of RC tall buildings beyond code limits in China and United States, J. Building Struct., 2015, 36(2), 19-26 (in Chinese).
9.Fu, X., Li, H. N., and Yang, Y. B., Calculation of rain load based on single raindrop impinging experiment and applications, J. Wind Eng. and Industrial Aerodyn., 2015, 147, 85-94.
10.Yang, Y. B., and Chen, W. F., Extraction of bridge frequencies from a moving test vehicle by stochastic subspace identification, J. Bridge Eng., ASCE, 2016, 21(3), 04015053.
11.Kuo, S. R., Yang, J., and Yang, Y. B., A novel approach for buckling analysis of pretwisted spatially curved beams by state equations, Int. J. Struct. Stability & Dyn., 2016, 16(5), 1550011.
12.Zeng, Q., Yang, Y.B., and Dimitrakopoulos, E. G., Dynamic response of high speed vehicles and sustaining curved bridges under conditions of resonance. Eng. Struct., 2016, 114, 61-74.
13.Lin, K. C., Hung, H. H., Yang, J. P., and Yang, Y. B., Seismic analysis of underground tunnels by the 2.5D finite/infinite element approach, Soil Dyn. and Earthq. Eng., 2016, 85, 31-43.
14.Yang, Y. B., and Kang, J. H., Exact deformation of an infinite rectangular plate with an arbitrarily located circular hole under in-plane loadings, Struct. Eng. and Mech., 2016, 58(5), 783-797.
15.Hou L., Li, X., Yang, Y. B., and Li, H. N., Damage detection of structures for ambient loading based on cross correlation function amplitude and SVM, J. Shock & Vibr., 2016, 3989743.
16.Wu, Y. T., Kang, D. Y., and Yang, Y. B., Seismic behavior of composite walls with encased steel truss, Steel and Compos. Struct., 2016, 22, 449-472.
17.Wu, Y. T., Kang, D. Y., and Yang, Y. B., Seismic performance of steel and concrete composite shear walls with embedded steel truss for use in high-rise buildings, Eng. Struct., 2016, 125, 39-53.
18.Yang, Y. B., and Kang, J. H., Deformation of a rectangular plate with an arbitrarily located circular hole under in-plane pure shear loading, Struct. Eng. & Mech., 2016, 60(2), 351-363.
19.Kuo, S. R., Yang, J. P., and Yang, Y. B., A qualified plate theory for rigid rotation in post-critical nonlinear analysis, Mech. Adv. Materials & Struct., 2016, 10.1080/15376494.2016.1218228.
20.Yin, S. H., and Yang, Y. B., Finite element analysis of an infinite beam on a viscoelastic foundation subjected to a moving vehicle, Int. J. Struct. Stability & Dyn., 2017, 17(4), 1750045.
21.Yau, J. D., Yang, J. P., and Yang, Y. B., Wavenumber-based technique for detecting slope discontinuity in simple beams using the moving test vehicle, Int. J. Struct. Stability & Dyn., 2017, 17(6), 1750060.
22.Yang, Y., Yang, Y. B., and Chen, Z. X., Seismic damage assessment of RC structures under shaking table tests using the modified direct stiffness calculation method, Eng. Struct., 2017, 131, 574-586.
23.Wu, Y. T., Zhang, J., Yang, Y. B., Ye, P., and Xiao, Y., Seismic performance of reinforced concrete squat walls with embedded cold-formed and thin walled steel truss, Eng. Struct., 2017, 132, 714-732.
24.Yang, Y. B., Liang, X., Hung, H. H., and Wu, Y. T., Comparative study of 2D and 2.5D responses of long underground tunnels to moving train loads, Soil Dyn. & Earthquake Eng., 2017, 97, 86-100.
25.Yang, Y. B., and J. H. Kang, Stress analysis of an infinite rectangular plate perforated by two unequal circular holes under bi-axial uniform stresses, Struct. Eng. & Mech., 2017, 61(6), 747-754.
26.Lin, S. Y., Hung, H. H., Yang, J. P., and Yang Y. B., Seismic analysis of twin tunnels by finite/infinite element approach, Int. J. Geomech., ASCE, 2017, 17(9), 1-1.
27.Yang, Y. B., and Yau, J. D., Resonance of high-speed trains moving over a series of simple or continuous beams with non-ballasted tracks, Eng. Struct., 2017, 143, 295-305.
28.Liao, M. M., Chen, F., Chen, Z. H. and Yang, Y. B., A weak-form quadrature element formulation for 3D beam elements used in nonlinear and postbuckling analysis of space frames, Eng. Struct., 2017, 145, 34-43.
29.Wu, Y.T., Lan, T.Q., Xiao, Y., and Yang, Y.B., Macro-modeling of reinforced concrete structural walls: state-of-the-art, J. Earthquake Eng., 2017, 21(4), 652-678.
30.Liang, X. J., Yang, Y. B., Ge, P. B., Hung, H. H., and Wu, Y. T., On computation of soil vibrations due to moving train loads by 2.5D approach, Soil Dyn. and Earthquake Eng., 2017, 101, 204-208.
31.Li, G., Dong, Z. Q., Li, H. N., and Yang, Y. B., Seismic collapse analysis of concentrically-braced frames by the IDA method, Adv. Steel Construction – Int. J., 2017, 13(3), 273-293.
32.Yang, Y. B., and Kang, J. H., Vibrations of a composite shell of hemiellisoidal-cylindrical shell having variable thickness with and without a top opening, Thin-Walled Struct., 2017, 119, 677-686.
33.Yang, Y. B., and Yang, J. P., State-of-the-art review on modal identification and damage detection of bridges by moving test vehicles, Int. J. Struct. Stability & Dyn., 2018, 18(2), 1850025 (31 pages).
34.Yang, Y.B., Zhang, B., Qian, Y. and Wu, Y. T., Contact-point response for modal identification of bridges by a moving vehicle, Int. J. Struct. Stability & Dyn., 2018, 18(5), 1850073.
35.Li, Y. F., Chen, Z. H., Yang, Y. B., Chen, F., and Liao, M. M., Buckling and post-buckling analysis of arches based on rigid body rule and GDC method, China Civil Eng. J., accepted April 25, 2017 (in Chinese).
36.Cheng, X., Chen, H., Gong, Y. Q., and Yang, Y. B., Stocky thin- or thick-walled beams: theory and analysis, Eng. Struct., 2018, 159, 55-65.
37.Yang, Y. B., and Kang, J. H., Vibration and buckling analysis of a rotating annular plate subjected to a compressive centrifugal body force, Int. J. Struct. Stability & Dyn., 2018, 18(7).
38.Zhang, B., Qian, Y., Wu, Y. T., and Yang, Y. B., An effective means for damage detection of bridges using the contact-point response of a moving test vehicle, J. Sound & Vibr., 2018, 419, 158-172.
39.Yang, Y. B., Ge, P. B., Li, Q. M., Liang, X. J., and Wu, Y. T., 2.5D vibration of railway-side buildings mitigated by open or infilled trenches considering rail irregularity, Soil Dyn. and Earthquake Eng., 2018, 106, 204-214.
40.Yang, Y. B., Li, M., Zhang, B., Wu, Y. T., and Yang, J. P., Resonance and cancellation in torsional vibration of monosymmetric I-sections under moving loads, Int. J. Struct. Stability & Dyn., 2018, 18(9), 1850111.
41.Wu, Y., Kang, D., Gao, L., Su, Y., and Yang, Y. B., Seismic behavior of bolted endplate connection between steel reinforced concrete (SRC) wall and SRC beam for use in high-rise buildings, Int. J. Civ. Eng. 2018, DOI: 10.1007/s40999-018-0296-x.
42.Wang, Z. L., Xu, Y. L., Li, G. Q., Yang, Y. B., Chen, S. W., and Zhang, X. L., Modeling and validation of coupled high-speed maglev train-and-viaduct systems considering support flexibility, Vehicle Syst. Dyn., 2018, DOI: 10.1080/00423114.2018.1450517.
43.Wu, Y.T., Zhou, Q., Wang, B., Yang, Y.B., and Lan, T.Q., Seismic collapse safety of high-rise RC moment frames supported on two ground levels, Earthq. & Struct., 2018, 14(4), DOI: 10.12989/eas.2018.14.4.000.
44.Yang, Y. B., Zhang, B., Qian, Y., and Wu, Y. T., Further revelation on damage detection by IAS computed from contact-point response of moving vehicle, Int. J. Struct. Stability & Dyn., 2018, 18(11), DOI: 10.1142/S0219455418501377.
45.Hu, Y., Yang, C. B., Teh, L., and Yang, Y. B., Reduction factors for stainless steel bolts at elevated temperatures, J. Constr. Steel Research, 2018, 148:198-205.
Yang, Y. B.*, Yau, J. D., and Wu, Y. S. (2004), Vehicle-Bridge Interaction Dynamics: with Applications to High-Speed Railways, World Scientific, Singapore. (404 citations)
Yang, Y. B.*, and Kuo, S. R. (1994), Theory and Analysis of Nonlinear Framed Structures, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. (392 citations)
Yang, Y. B.*, and Hung, H. H. (2009), Wave Propagation for Train-Induced Vibrations