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Yang Yaowen


  • Associate Chair (Academic)
  • Deputy Director Protective Technology Research Centre (PTRC)






Associate Professor
BEng MEng SJTU, Ph.D. NTU
Office: N1-01a-02 / N1-01c-85
Tel: (65) 6790- 5279P / 4057
Email: yyw@pmail.ntu.edu.sg



Education

  • BEng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • MEng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • PhD, Nanyang Technological University

Career details

  • Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University
  • Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University
  • Research Engineer, ASM Singapore Pte Ltd
  • Lecturer, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Member of Professional Societies

  • ASME Technical Committee on Energy Harvesting

Editorial board member

  • Advances in Material Research
  • Journal of Engineering
  • Smart Materials Research


  • Nanyang Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2009


Main research interests

  • Energy harvesting using smart materials;
  • Structural health monitoring;
  • Uncertainty analysis and optimization of structures.

Current research projects

  • Vibration and small wind energy harvesting
  • Underwater energy harvesting
  • Fibre optic sensing for ground settlement monitoring
  • Development of distributed monitoring system for offshore applications

Researcher’s ID



Books

  • Soh CK, Yang YW and Bhalla S (2012). Smart Materials in Structural Health Monitoring, Control and Biomechanics, Springer.
  • Liu H*, Yang YW and Annamdas VGM^ (2012). Identification of Structural Damage Location Using Impedance Sensors, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany
  • Liu XJ*, Yang YW and Yang JP (2011). Molecular and Monte Carlo Simulations of Thermal Transport in AFM based Data Storage, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.
  • Annamdas VGM^, Yang YW and Soh CK (2011). Smart sensor for monitoring excavation of mass rapid transit station, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.

Invited Book Chapters

  • Tang LH*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2013). “Broadband vibration energy harvesting techniques”, Chapter 2 in Advances in Energy Harvesting Methods, A Erturk and N Elvin (editors), Springer, Germany, pp.17-61.
  • Yang YW and Soh CK (2009). “Piezoelectric impedance transducers for structural health monitoring of civil infrastructure systems”, Chapter 2 in Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure Systems, VM Karbhari and F Ansari (editors), Woodhead Publishing, CRC Press, Cambridge, UK, p.43-71.
  • Wang Nianfeng^ and Yang YW (2009). “Optimization of structures under load uncertainties based on hybrid genetic algorithm”, Chapter 17 in Evolutionary Computation, WP Santos (editor), IN-TEH, Vienna, Austria, p.321-340.

Journal Papers

  • Zhao LY* and Yang YW (2018). “An impact-based broadband aeroelastic energy harvester for concurrent wind and base vibration energy harvesting.” Applied Energy, 212, 233-243. (IF: 7.182) (RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Dai HL^, Yang YW, Abdelkefi A and Wang L (2018). “Nonlinear analysis and characteristics of inductive galloping energy harvesters”, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 59 , 580-591. (IF: 2.784) (RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Wang L^, Wang XJ, Yang YW, Li Y and Chang X(2018). “Active force control of structure-borne sound based on robust optimization subjected to an irregular cavity with uncertainties”, Aerospace Science and Technology, 73, 318-331. (IF:2.057) (SCI Q1)
  • Wang L^, Liu D, Yang YW, Wang X and Qiu Z (2017). “A novel method of non-probabilistic reliability-based topology optimization corresponding to continuum structures with unknown but bounded uncertainties”, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 326, 573-595. (IF: 3.949) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Maheshwari M^, Tjin SC, Yang YW and Asundi A (2017). “Wavelength-shifted chirped FBGs for temperature compensated strain measurement”, Sensors and Actuators A-Physical, 265, 231–235. (IF:2.499) (RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Wu L^, Tian X, Zhang J, Liu Q, Xiao WS and Yang YW (2017). “An improved heuristic algorithm for 2D rectangle packing area minimization problems with central rectangles”, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 66, 1-16. (IF:2.894, RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Zhao LY* and Yang YW (2017). “Comparison of four electrical interfacing circuits in wind energy harvesting for self-powered electronics”, Sensors and Actuators A-Physical. 261, 117–129) (IF:2.499) (RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Avvari, PV*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2017). “Long term fatigue behavior of a cantilever piezoelectric energy harvester”, J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 28(9), 1188–1210. (IF: 2.255) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Zhao LY*, Liang JR, Tang LH* and Yang YW (2017). “Synergy of Wind Energy Harvesting and Synchronized Switch Harvesting Interface Circuit”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 22(2), 1093-1103. (IF: 4.357) (RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Zhao LY* and Yang YW (2017). Toward small-scale wind energy harvesting: design, enhancement, performance comparison and applicability, Shock and Vibration. Vol 2017, Article ID 3585972 (IF: 1.281) (SCI Q3).
  • Zhao LY* and Yang YW (2017). “On the modeling methods of small-scale piezoelectric wind energy harvesting.” Smart Structures and Systems, 19(1), 67-90. (IF: 1.382). (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Wu L^, Zhang L, Xiao WS, Liu Q and Yang YW (2016). “A novel heuristic algorithm for two-dimensional rectangle packing area minimization problem with central rectangle”, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 102, 208–218. (IF: 2.623) (SCI Q1)
  • Wang C^, Qiu ZP, Yang YW (2016): “Collocation methods for uncertain heat convection-diffusion problem with interval input parameters.” International Journal of Thermal Sciences 107, 230-236. (IF:3.615) (RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Upadrashta D* and Yang YW (2016). “Nonlinear piezomagnetoelastic harvester array for broadband energy harvesting.” J of Applied Physics, 120, 054504 (IF: 2.068) (RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Wang C^, Qiu ZP and Yang YW (2016). “Uncertainty propagation of heat conduction problem with multiple random inputs.” Int J of Heat and Mass Transfer, 99, 95–101. (IF:3.458) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Upadrashta D* and Yang YW (2016). “Experimental investigation of performance reliability of macro fiber composite for piezoelectric energy harvesting applications.” Sensors and Actuators A-Physical. 244, 223–232. (IF:2.499) (RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Dai HL^, Abdelkefi A, Yang YW and Wang L. (2016). “Orientation of bluff body for designing efficient energy harvesters from vortex-induced vibrations”, Applied Physics Letters, 108, 053902. (IF: 3.411) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, RSO Star journal, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW and Upadrashta D* (2016). Modeling of geometric, material and damping nonlinearities in piezoelectric energy harvesters, Nonlinear Dynamics, 84(4), 2487-2504. (IF: 3.464) (RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Zhao LY*, Tang LH* and Yang YW (2016). “Synchronized charge extraction in galloping piezoelectric energy harvesting”, J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 27(4) 453–468. (IF: 2.255) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Yang YW, Wu H* and Soh CK (2015). “Experiment and modelling of a two-dimensional piezoelectric energy harvester”, Smart Materials and Structures, 24, 125011. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Zhao LY* and Yang YW (2015). “Analytical solutions for galloping-based piezoelectric energy harvesters with various interfacing circuits”, Smart Materials and Structures, 24, 075023. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) [Featured Article of SMS; also listed in SMS - Highlights of 2015 Collection]. #
  • Upadrashta D*, Yang YW and Tang LH* (2015), “Material strength consideration in the design optimization of nonlinear energy harvester”, J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 26(15) 1980–1994. (IF: 2.255) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Upadrashta D* and Yang YW (2015). “Finite element modeling of nonlinear piezoelectric energy harvesters with magnetic interaction”, Smart Materials and Structures, 24, 045042. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Zhao LY* and Yang YW (2015). “Enhanced aeroelastic energy harvesting with a beam stiffener", Smart Materials and Structures, 24, 032001. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) [Featured Article of SMS] #
  • Tang LH*, Zhao LY*, Yang YW and Lefeuvre E (2015), “Equivalent circuit representation and analysis of galloping-based wind energy harvesting”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 20(2), 834-844. (IF: 4.357) (RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Wu H*, Tang LH*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2014), “Development of a broadband nonlinear two-degree-of-freedom piezoelectric energy harvester”, J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 25(14), 1875–1889. (IF: 2.255) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Wang HY, Tang LH*, Shan XB, Xie T and Yang YW (2014), “Modeling and performance evaluation of a piezoelectric energy harvester with segmented electrodes”, Smart Structures and Systems, 14(2), 247-266. (IF: 1.382). (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Bahador SD* and Yang YW (2014), “Combined embedded and surface-bonded piezoelectric transducers for monitoring of concrete structures”, NDT & E International, 65, 28–34. (IF: 2.726). (RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Zhao LY*, Tang LH*, Yang YW (2014), “Enhanced piezoelectric galloping energy harvesting using 2- Degree-of-freedom cut-out cantilever with magnetic interaction”, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 53, 060302. (IF: 1.384)
  • Abdelkefi A, Barsallo N, Tang LH*, Yang YW, Hajj MR (2014), “Modeling, validation, and performance of low-frequency piezoelectric energy harvesters”, J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 25(12) 1429–1444. (IF: 2.255) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Zhao LY*, Tang LH*, Yang YW (2013), “Comparison of modeling methods and parametric study for piezoelectric wind energy harvester,” Smart Materials and Structures , 22, 125003. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) [Listed in Most Cited Articles in 2013 of SMS] #
  • Yang YW, Zhao LY* and Tang LH* and (2013), “Comparative study of tip cross-sections for efficient galloping energy harvesting”, Applied Physics Letters, 102(6), 064105. (IF: 3.411) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, RSO Star journal, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW, Cai ZH* and Liu Y (2013), “Interval analysis of frequency response functions of structures with uncertain parameters”, Mechanics Research Communications, 47, 24-31. (IF: 1.667), (in old CEE Tier 1 list, SCI Q2) #
  • Wu H*, Tang LH*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2013), “A novel two degrees-of-freedom piezoelectric energy harvester”, J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 24(3), 357-368. (IF: 2.255) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Wang NF^, Zhang XM and Yang YW (2013), “A hybrid genetic algorithm for constrained multi-objective optimization under uncertainty and target matching problems”, Applied Soft Computing, 13(8), 3636-3645. (IF: 3.541) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Tang LH* and Yang YW (2012), “A nonlinear piezoelectric energy harvester with magnetic oscillator”, Applied Physics Letters, 101(9), 094102. (IF: 3.411) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, RSO Star journal, SCI Q1) #
  • Tang LH* and Yang YW (2012), “A multiple-degree of freedom piezoelectric energy harvesting model”. J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 23(14), 1631-1647. (IF: 2.255) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Tang LH*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2012), “Improving functionality of vibration energy harvesters using magnets”, J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 23(13), 1433-1449. (IF: 2.255) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Bahador SD* and Yang YW (2012), “Health monitoring of steel structures using sub-frequency electromechanical impedance technique”, J of Nondestructive Evaluation, 31(3), 197-207. (IF: 1.504) (in old CEE Tier 1 list, SCI Q2) #
  • Wu H*, Tang LH*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2012), “A compact 2-degree of freedom energy harvester with cut-out cantilever beam”, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 51(4), 040211. (IF: 1.384)
  • Annamdas VGM^ and Yang YW (2012). “Practical implementation of piezo-impedance sensors in monitoring of excavation support structures.” Structural Control & Health Monitoring, 19, 231-245. (IF: 2.355) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW, Cai ZH* and Liu Y (2012), “Interval analysis of dynamic response of structures using Laplace transform”, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 29, 32–39. (IF: 1.714) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Tang LH* and Yang YW (2011). “Analysis of synchronized charge extraction for piezoelectric energy harvesting.” Smart Materials and Structures, 20(8), 085022. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW and Bahador SD* (2010). “Sub-frequency interval approach in electromechanical impedance technique for concrete structure health monitoring.” Sensors, 10(12), 11644-11661. (IF: 2.677) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Tang LH*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2010). “Towards broadband vibration-based energy harvesting.” J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 21(18), 1867-1897. (IF: 2.255) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) [No. 2 most cited articles in the last 5 years of JIMSS] #
  • Yang YW, Bahador SD* and Soh CK (2010). “A reusable PZT transducer for monitoring initial hydration and structural health of concrete.” Sensors, 10(5), 5193-5208. (IF: 2.677) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Yang YW and Miao AW* (2010). “Two-dimensional modeling on effects of external vibration on PZT impedance signature,” Smart Materials and Structures, 19(6) 065031. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW, Liu H* and Annamdas VGM^, (2010). “Parallel & individual interrogations of piezo-impedance transducers for damage detection,” Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 25(4), 249-254. (IF: 2.274) (SCI Q2)
  • Yang YW, Bahador SD*, Tang LH* and Zhang L^ (2010). “Strain transfer models for microfiber-composite strain actuators,” Materials and Manufacturing Processes, 25(4), 237-242. (IF: 2.274). (SCI Q2)
  • Jin ZL*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2010). “Semi-analytical solutions for optimal distributions of sensors and actuators in smart structure vibration control.” Smart Structures and Systems, 6(7), 767-792. (IF: 1.382). (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Wang NF^ and Yang YW (2009). “Structural design optimization subjected to uncertainty using fat Bezier curve.” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 199, 210-219. (IF: 3.949) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW and Tang LH* (2009). “Equivalent circuit modeling of piezoelectric energy harvesters.” J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 20(18), 2223-2235. (IF: 2.255) [Listed in most cited articles in the last 5 years of JIMSS] (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Yang YW, Tang LH* and Li HY (2009). “Vibration energy harvesting using macro-fiber composites,” Smart Materials and Structures, 18(11), 115025. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW, Liu H*, Annamdas VGM^ and Soh CK (2009). “Monitoring damage propagation using PZT impedance transducers,” Smart Materials and Structures, 18(4) 045003. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Liu XJ*, Yang YW and Yang JP (2009). “Direct simulation Monte Carlo on thermal distribution of rarefied gas under heated Atomic force microscope nano-probe.” J of Applied Physics, 105(1), 013508. (IF: 2.068) (RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Liu XJ*, Yang JP and Yang YW (2008). “Heat conduction analysis of nano-tip and storage medium in thermal-assisted data storage using molecular dynamics simulation.” Molecular Simulation, 34(1), 57-62. (IF: 1.254) (SCI Q4)
  • Yang YW, Liu XJ*, and Yang JP (2008). “Nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulation for size effects on thermal conductivity of Si nanostructures.” Molecular Simulation, 34(1), 51-55. (IF: 1.254) (SCI Q4)
  • Yang YW, Lim YY* and Soh CK (2008). “Practical issues related to the application of electromechanical impedance technique in structural health monitoring civil structures: Part I – experiment.” Smart Materials and Structures, 17(3), 035008. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW, Lim YY* and Soh CK (2008). “Practical issues related to the application of electromechanical impedance technique in structural health monitoring civil structures: Part II – numerical verification.” Smart Materials and Structures, 17(3), 035009. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW and Zhang L* (2008). “Modeling of an ionic polymer-metal composite ring.” Smart Materials and Structures, 17(1), 015023. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW and Hu YH* (2008). “Electromechanical impedance modeling of PZT transducers for health monitoring of cylindrical shell structures.” Smart Materials and Structures, 17(1), 015005. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW, Hu YH* and Lu Y (2008). “Sensitivity of PZT impedance sensors for damage detection of concrete structures.” Sensors, 8(1), 327-346. (IF: 2.677) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Yang YW, Annamdas VGM^, Wang C^ and Zhou YX (2008). “Application of multiplexed FBG and PZT impedance sensors for health monitoring of rocks.” Sensors, 8(1), 271-289. (IF: 2.677) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q2) #
  • Annamdas VGM^, Yang YW and Soh CK (2007). “Influence of loading on electromechanical admittance of piezoceramic transducers.“ Smart Materials and Structures, 16(5), 1888-1897. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW, Wang C* and Soh CK (2007). “Hybrid genetic programming with local search operators for dynamic force identification.” J. of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 21(5), 311-320. (IF: 2.310) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Li HY^ and Yang YW (2007). “Dynamic response and active control of a composite cylindrical shell with piezoelectric shear actuators.” Smart Materials and Structures, 16(3), 909-918. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Hu YH* and Yang YW (2007). “Wave propagation modeling of PZT sensing region for structural health monitoring.” Smart Materials and Structures, 16(3), 706-716. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Zhang L* and Yang YW (2007). “Modeling of an ionic polymer-metal composite (IPMC) beam on human tissue.” Smart Materials and Structures, 16(2), S197-206. (IF: 2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW, Bhalla S^, Wang C*, Soh CK and Zhao J (2007). “Monitoring of rocks using smart sensors.” Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 22(2), 206-221. (IF: 2.192) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW and Zhang L* (2006). “Optimal excitation of a rectangular plate resting on an elastic foundation by a piezoelectric actuator.“ Smart Materials and Structures, 15(4), 1063-1078. (IF:2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW, Jin ZL* and Soh CK (2006). “Integrated optimization of control system for smart cylindrical shells using modified GA.” J of Aerospace Engineering, ASCE, 19(2), 68-79. (IF: 1.107) (in old CEE Tier 1 list, SCI Q2) #
  • Yang YW, Xu JF* and Soh CK (2006). “An evolutionary programming algorithm for continuous global optimisation.” European J of Operational Research, 168(2), 354-369. (IF: 3.297) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Jin ZL*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2005). “Application of fuzzy GA for optimal vibration control of smart cylindrical shells.” Smart Materials and Structures, 14(6), 1250-1264. (IF:2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Bhalla S^, Yang YW, Zhao J and Soh CK (2005). “Structural health monitoring of underground facilities – technological issues and challenges.” Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 20(5), 487-500. (IF: 2.192) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW, Wang C* and Soh CK (2005). “Force identification of dynamic systems using genetic programming.” Intl J Numerical Methods in Engineering, 63(9), 1288-1312. (IF: 2.162) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW, Jin ZL* and Soh CK (2005). “Integrated optimal design of vibration control system for smart beams using genetic algorithms.” J of Sound and Vibration, 282(3-5), 1293-1307. (IF: 2.593) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Soh CK, Liu Y and Yang YW (2005). “Closure to ‘A displacement equivalence-based damage model for brittle Materials, Part I: theory; Part II: verification’ 2005, ASME J. Appl. Mech., 72, pp.306-307.“ J of Applied Mechanics, ASME, 72(2), 308. (IF: 2.133) (in old CEE Tier 1 list, SCI Q2) #
  • Yang YW, Xu JF* and Soh CK (2005). “Generic impedance-based model for structure-piezoceramic interacting System.” J of Aerospace Engineering, ASCE, 18(2), 93-101. (IF: 1.107) (in old CEE Tier 1 list, SCI Q2) #
  • Xu JF*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2004). “Electromechanical impedance-based structural health monitoring with evolutionary programming.” J of Aerospace Engineering, ASCE, 17(4), 182-193. (IF: 1.107) (in old CEE Tier 1 list, SCI Q2) #
  • Yang YW, Ju C* and Soh CK (2003). “Analytical and semi-analytical solutions for vibration control of a cantilevered column using a piezoelectric actuator.” Smart Materials and Structures, 12(2), 193-203. (IF:2.909) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Liu Y, Soh CK, Dong Y and Yang YW (2003). “A displacement equivalence based damage model for brittle materials Part II: Verification.” J of Applied Mechanics, ASME, 70(5), 688-695. (IF: 2.133) (in old CEE Tier 1 list, SCI Q2) #
  • Soh CK, Liu Y, Yang YW and Dong Y (2003). “A displacement equivalence based damage model for brittle materials Part I: Theory.” J of Applied Mechanics, ASME, 70(5), 681-687. (IF: 2.133) (in old CEE Tier 1 list, SCI Q2) #
  • Yang YW and Soh CK (2002). “Automated optimum design of structures using genetic programming.” Computers & Structures, 80(18-19), 1537-1546. (IF: 2.847 ) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Yang YW and Soh CK (2000). “Fuzzy logic integrated genetic programming for optimization and design.” J of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 14(4), 249-254. (IF: 2.310) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Soh CK and Yang YW (2000). “Genetic programming based approach for structural optimization.” J. of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 14(1), 31-37. (IF: 2.310) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q1) #
  • Liu ZX, Yang YW, Williams FW and Jemah AK (1998). “Contact surface element method for two-dimensional elastic contact problems.” Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 6(4), 363-375. (IF: 1.118) (CEE & RSO Tier 1, SCI Q3) #

Other journal Papers (non-SCI or in Chinese)

  • Annamdas VGM^, Yang YW and Soh C. K.(2010) "Impedance based concrete monitoring using embedded PZT sensors," International Journal of Civil & Structural Engineering, 1(3),414-424.
  • Jiang B, Li HY, Yang YW and Liu ZX (2005). “Polynomial solution for free vibration of conical shell structures.” Chinese Quarterly of Mechanics, 26(3), 361-365.
  • Li SQ, Liu ZX and Yang YW (1999). “Applications of piezoelectric materials on shape control and vibration control of smart structures.” Advances in Mechanics, 29(1), 66-76.
  • Cai W, Li SQ and Yang YW (1998). “Vibration control of piezoelectric laminated plates.” J. of Solid Mechanics, 19(1), 45-52.
  • Liu ZX and Yang YW (1997). “Theory and applications of 3D non-conforming piezoelectric finite element.” Progress in Modern Mechanics and Technology, Tsinghua University Press, 1292-1296.
  • Liu ZX and Yang YW (1997). “Mechanical-electric coupled dynamic equations and FEM.” J. of SJTU, 31(7), 54-59.
  • Yang YW, Li SQ and Liu ZX (1997). “Turbine fragmentation analysis in nuclear power station.” J of Mechanical Strength, 19(4), 46-51.
  • Tao FM, Yang YW and Liu ZX (1997). “Natural frequencies of underwater missile type structures.” J of SJTU, 31(7), 137-143.
  • Yang YW and Liu ZX (1996). “A two-dimensional contact surface element.” J. of Mechanics, Shanghai Society of Mechanics, 17(3), 201-210.
  • Yang YW and Liu ZX (1996). “Contact surface element method for 3D elastic contact problems.” Acta Mechanica Sinica, 28(5), 613-619.
  • Yang YW and Liu ZX (1996). “Automated mesh generation in contact problems.” J. of SJTU, 30(5), 131-135.
  • Liu ZX and Yang YW (1994). “Assembly precision of drawn cup needle roller bearings.” Bearing, 5, 8-14.
  • Ye H, Yang YW and Wu LY (1992). “A new augmented Lagrangian multiplier method for optimization problems.” J of SJTU, 26(1), 117-121

Conference papers

  • Dhivya S*, Srikanth N, Yang YW and Sandeep S (2017). “Opportunities for natural fiber reinforced composites towards tropical wind turbine material needs.” Asian Conference on Energy, Power and Transportation Electrification (ACEPT 2017), 24-26 October, Singapore
  • Wu L^ and Yang YW (2017). “Interaction and combination method for estimation of still water and wave-induced bending moments on FPSO”, International Conference on Innovative Structural Engineering and Mechanics(ISEM17), 28 Aug – 1 Sept, Ilsan, Korea
  • Zhao LY* and Yang YW (2017). “Modeling and experiment of a broadband energy harvester for concurrent energy harvesting from base vibrations and wind flows”, International Conference on Smart Structures and Systems(ICSSS17), 28 Aug – 1 Sept, Ilsan, Korea
  • Dhivya S*, Srikanth N, Yang YW, Sandeep S (2017). “Natural fibre reinforced composites for tropical wind turbines.” Wind Energy Science Conference 2017, 26-29 June, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Muneesh M^, Wu L^, Yao Y*, Upadrashta D*, Yang YW, Wang XJ, Gu H and Liu X (2017). “Selection and characterization of fiber optic sensors for improved offshore structural health monitoring.” 5th International Maritime-Port Technology and Development Conference, 26-28 April, Singapore.
  • Muneesh M^, Yang YW, Tanmay C^ (2017). “A buoyancy-based fiber Bragg grating tilt sensor”, SPIE, Sensors and smart Structures technologies for civil, mechanical and aerospace system and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, paper no. 10168; 25 March, 2017, San Diego, CA.
  • Zhao LY*, Liang JR, Tang LH*, Yang YW, Liu HL (2015). “Enhancement of galloping-based wind energy harvesting by synchronized switching interface circuits.” Proc. SPIE, Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, paper no. 94310E-10; March, 2015, San Diego, CA.
  • Avvari PV*, Yang YW, Liu PW and Soh CK (2015). “Experimental investigation of fatigue in a cantilever energy harvesting beam.” Proc. SPIE, Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, paper no. 94390U-11; March, 2015, San Diego, CA.
  • Zhao LY*, Tang LH*, Wu H* and Yang YW (2014). “Synchronized charge extraction for aeroelastic energy harvesting”, Proc. SPIE 9057, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2014, 90570N (March 10, 2014, San Diego, CA.); doi: 10.1117/12.2044973
  • Zhao LY*, Chong JY*, Ng J* and Yang YW (2014). “Enhancement of Aeroelastic Energy Harvesting from Galloping, Vortex-induced Vibrations and Flutter with a Beam Stiffener”, ICAST2014: 25nd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, DOI 10.13140/2.1.4450.6404, October 6-8, Netherlands.
  • Avvari PV*, Yang YW, Soh CK and Zhao LY* (2014). “Bandwidth enhancement of a piezoelectric energy harvester using parametrically induced vibrations” ICAST2014: 25nd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, ICAST Paper ID 012, October 6-8, Netherlands.
  • Wu H*, Tang LH*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2014). “Feasibility study of multi-directional vibration energy harvesting with a frame harvester”, Proc. SPIE 9057, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2014, 905703 (March 9, 2014, San Diego, CA.); doi: 10.1117/12.2044993
  • Xiang TY, Chi ZC, Li F, Luo J, Tang LH*, Zhao LY* and Yang YW (2013), “Powering indoor sensing with airflows: a trinity of energy harvesting, synchronous duty-cycling, and sensing”, 11th ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (SenSys 2013), Rome, Italy, 11-15 November.
  • Tang LH*, Wu H*, Zhao LY* and Yang YW (2013), “Dynamic characteristics of a broadband nonlinear piezoelectric energy harvester”, 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR), New York, NY, USA, 16-20 June.
  • Abdelkefi A, Barsallo N, Hajj M, Tang LH* and Yang YW (2013), “Global nonlinear dynamics of low-frequency ultra-width piezoelectric energy harvesters”, Euromech Colloquium 541: New Advances in the Nonlinear Dynamics and Control of Composites for Smart Engineering Design, Senigallia, AN, Italy, 3-6 June.
  • Wang HY, Tang LH*, Shan XB, Xie T and Yang YW (2013), “Modeling and comparison of cantilevered piezoelectric energy harvester with segmented and continuous electrode configurations”, SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures/NDE, Proceedings of SPIE, 8688, paper no. 86882B, Mar. 10-14, San Diego, CA.
  • Avvari PV*, Tang LH*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2013). “Enhancement of piezoelectric energy harvesting with multi-stable nonlinear vibrations”, SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures/NDE, Proceedings of SPIE, 8688, paper no. 86882H, Mar. 10-14, San Diego, CA.
  • Wu H*, Tang LH*, Vittal A*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2013). “Broadband energy harvesting using nonlinear 2DOF configuration”, SPIE conference on active & passive smart structure integrated system Smart Structures/NDE, Proceedings of SPIE, 8688, paper no. 86880B, Mar. 10-14, San Diego, CA.
  • Muley PS^, Yang YW, Sham WL* and Kar W (2013). “Fiber optic sensors for underground structural health monitoring: survivability of sensors under shotcreting and drill-and-blast impacts”, 13th World Conf of the Associated research Centers for the Urban Underground Space, 7-9, Nov, Singapore.
  • Zhao LY*, Yang YW and Tang LH* (2012). “Small wind energy harvesting from galloping using piezoelectric materials”, ASME 2012 Conf on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Sept 19-21, Stone Mountain, GA.
  • Tang LH*, Yang YW and Zhao LY* (2012). “Magnetic coupled cantilever piezoelectric energy harvesting”, ASME 2012 Conf on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Sept 19-21, Stone Mountain, GA.
  • Tang LH*, Yang YW and Wu H* (2012). “Modeling and experiment of a multiple-DOF piezoelectric energy harvester”, SPIE Symposium on Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems, Proceedings of SPIE, 8341, paper no. 83411E, Mar. 12, San Diego, CA.
  • Annamdas VGM^, Yang YW and Park S (2012). “Application of three dimensional electromechanical impedance model for damage assessment of plate”, SPIE Symposium on Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems, Proceedings of SPIE 8345, paper no. 83451Z, Mar. 12, San Diego, CA.
  • Tang LH*, Wu H*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2011). “Optimal performance of nonlinear energy harvesters”, The 22nd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, 10-12 Oct, Corfu, Greece.
  • Wu H*, Tang LH*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2011). “A novel 2-DOF piezoelectric energy harvester”, The 22nd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, 10-12 Oct, Corfu, Greece.
  • 26. Tang LH*, Yang YW, Tan YK and Panda SK (2011). "Applicability of synchronized charge extraction technique for piezoelectric energy harvesting", SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, Proceedings of SPIE, 7977, art no. 79770I, 6-10 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Yang YW, Sham WL* and Muley PS^ (2011). "Customization and calibration of BOTDR sensors for underground structural health monitoring", SPIE Symposium on Health Monitoring of Structural and Biological Systems V, Proceedings of SPIE, 7984, art no. 7984-80, 6-10 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Muley PS^, Yang YW and Sham WL* (2011)."Stability and reliability of fiber optic measurement systems: basic conditions for successful long term structural health monitoring", SIPE Symposium on Nondestructive Characterization for Composite Materials, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, and Homeland Security V, Proceedings of SPIE, 7983, art no. 7983-42, 6-10 Mar., San Diego, CA
  • Sabet DB*, Yang YW (2011). “Comparison of embedded, surface bonded, and reusable piezoelectric transducers for monitoring of concrete structures”, SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, Proceedings of SPIE, 7981, art no. 7981-181, 6–10 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Tang LH* and Yang YW (2011). “Wave energy harvesting for powering buoy-based sensors.” The 3rd International Maritime-Port Technology and Development Conference 2011 (MTEC 2011), 13-15 April, Singapore.
  • Tang LH* and Yang YW (2010). “Circuit modeling and experimental validation of piezoelectric energy harvesters.” 2010 AOTULE (Asia-Oceania Top University League on Engineering) International Conference on Engineering, Nov. 1-3, Bandung, Indonesia.
  • Bahador SD* and, Yang YW (2010). “Monitoring hydration of concrete with piezoelectric transducers", The 35th ‘CORAL’ Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structures, August 25-27, Singapore.
  • Cai ZH*, Yang YW and Liu Y (2010). “Dynamic response of structures with uncertain parameters”, The 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asia Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanis(WCCM/APCOM2010), July 19 – 23, Sydney, Australia, published in IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering Vol.10, 012185.
  • Yang YW and Miao AW* (2009). “Structural parameters identification using PZT sensors and genetic algorithms”, The 2nd International Conf. on Multi-Functional Materials and Structures (MFMS2009), October 9-12, Qingdao, China, Advanced Materials Research Vols. 79-82, pp 63-66.
  • Tang LH* and Yang YW (2009). “System-level modelling of piezoelectric energy harvester”, The 2nd International Conf. on Multi-Functional Materials and Structures (MFMS2009), October 9-12, Qingdao, China, Book Series: Advanced Materials Research Vols. 79-82, pp 103-106.
  • Bahador SD*, Yang YW and Li B (2009). “Monitoring beam-column​ joint in concrete structures using piezo-impedance sensors”, The 2nd International Conf. on Multi-Functional Materials and Structures (MFMS2009), October 9-12, Qingdao, China, Advanced Materials Research Vols. 79-82, pp 59-62.
  • Zhang L* and Yang YW (2009). “Modeling of dynamic characteristics of ionic polymer-metal composite beam near resonant frequencies”, The 2nd International Conf. on Multi-Functional Materials and Structures (MFMS2009), October 9-12, Qingdao, China, Advanced Materials Research Vols. 79-82, pp 1305-1308.
  • Liu XJ, Yang JP and Yang YW (2009). “Study on heat transfer of gas flow heated by nano-probe via direct simulation Monte Carlo”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, MA, Oct 31 – 06 Nov, 2008; Vol. 13, pp 1287-1290.
  • Yu QJ, Fan SC, Yang YW, Lim HS and Koh YH (2009). “Modeling the break-up of uncovered and earth-covered RC magazine under internal detonation”, The 2nd International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading, August 19-21, 2009, Hayama, Japan.
  • Wang NF^ and Yang YW, (2009). “Design structures subjected to uncertainty using wide Bezier curve,” IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2009), May 18-21, Trondheim, Norway, Article no. 845805.
  • Wang NF^ and Yang YW, (2009). “Target geometry matching problem for hybrid genetic algorithm used to design structures subjected to uncertainty,” IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (IEEE CEC 2009), May 18-21, Trondheim, Norway, Article no. 845823.
  • Yang YW, Liu H* and Annamdas VGM^ (2009). “Wireless sensing using piezo-ceramic transducers for structural health monitoring”, SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, Proceedings of SPIE, 7292, art no. 72920D, 8–12 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Yang YW, Liu H* and Annamdas VGM^ (2009). “Experimental study on sensing capability of fibre optic and piezoceramic sensors for load monitoring”, SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, Proceedings of SPIE, 7292, art no. 72923S , 8–12 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Bahador SD* and Yang YW (2009). “Application of reusable PZT sensors for monitoring initial hydration of concrete”, SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, Proceedings of SPIE, 7292, art no. 729222, 8–12 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Zhang L* and Yang YW (2009). “A comprehensive dynamic actuation model for ionic polymer-metal composites”, SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, Proceedings of SPIE, 7287, art no. 72871B, 8–12 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Annamdas VGM^, Annamdas MR and Yang YW (2009). “Easy installation method of piezoceramic transducers for health monitoring of structures using electro-mechanical impedance technique”, SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, Proceedings of SPIE, 7292, art no. 729227, 8–12 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Yang YW and Miao AW* (2008). “Monitoring vibrating plate structures using PZT impedance transducers”, SPIE Symposium on Smart Materials, Nano- and Micro-Smart Systems, Proceedings of SPIE, 7267, art no. 7267-6, 9–12 Dec., Melbourne, Australia.
  • Zhang L* and Yang YW (2008). “Effect of driving frequency on the actuation characteristics of ionic polymer-metal composites”, SPIE Symposium on Smart Materials, Nano- and Micro-Smart Systems, Proceedings of SPIE, 7267, art no. 72670D, 9–12 Dec., Melbourne, Australia.
  • Tang LH* and Yang YW (2008). “Optimizing efficiency of energy harvesting by macro-fiber composites”, SPIE Symposium on Smart Materials, Nano- and Micro-Smart Systems, Proceedings of SPIE, 7268, art no 7268-8, 9–12 Dec., Melbourne, Australia.
  • Bahador SD* and Yang YW (2008). “Application of PZT sensors for detection of damage severity and location in concrete”, SPIE Symposium on Smart Materials, Nano- and Micro-Smart Systems, Proceedings of SPIE, 7268, 726813, 9–12 Dec., Melbourne, Australia.
  • Miao AW* and Yang YW (2008). “Monitoring vibrating structures using PZT impedance transducers,” Advanced Materials Research, Vol 47-50, pp.85-88.
  • Bahador SD*, Yang YW and Zhang L* (2008). “Strain transfer models for strain actuators,” Advanced Materials Research, Vol 47-50, pp.254-257.
  • Zhang L* and Yang YW (2008). “Three-dimensional charge redistribution of ionic polymer-metal composites with uncertainty in surface conductivity,” Advanced Materials Research, Vol 47-50, pp.379-382.
  • Liu XJ*, Yang JP and Yang YW (2008). “Study on thermal characteristics of heated nano-probe tip by direct simulation Monte Carlo,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings of IMECE2008, Paper no. IMECE2008-69116, 31 Oct. – 6 Nov., Boston, MA.
  • Wang NF^, Yang YW and Tai K, (2008). “Hybrid genetic algorithm for designing of structures with uncertainty,” 2008 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 12–15 Oct., Singapore, paper no. P1139.
  • Tai K, Wang NF^ and Yang YW (2008). “Hybrid GA multiobjective optimization for the design of compliant micro-actuators”, 2008 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 12–15 Oct., Singapore, paper no. P1134.
  • Yu QJ, Yang YW, Fan SC, Lim HS and Koh YH (2008). “A novel numerical approach for modelling break-up of reinforced concrete structures,” The Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board (DDESB) Seminar, 12-14 Aug., Palm Springs, CA.
  • Wang NF^, Yang YW and Tai K, (2008). “Optimization of structures under load uncertainties based on hybrid genetic algorithm,” 2008 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Article no. 4631348, pp. 4039-4044, 1–6 June, Hong Kong, China.
  • Tai K, Wang NF^ and Yang YW (2008). “Target geometry matching problem with conflicting objectives for multiobjective topology design optimization using GA”, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, Article no. 4631044, pp. 1873-1878, 1–6 June, Hong Kong, China.
  • Yang YW, Liu H* and Annamdas VGM^ (2008). “Monitoring damage propagation using PZT impedance transducers”, The 15th SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, Proceedings of SPIE, 6934, art no. 693410, 9–13 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Annamdas VGM^, Yang YW and Liu H* (2008). “Current developments in fiber Bragg grating sensors and their applications”, SPIE Conference on sensors and smart structures technologies for civil, mechanical and aerospace systems, Proceedings of SPIE, 69320D, 9–13 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Annamdas VGM^, Yang YW and Miao AW* (2008). “Monitoring buckling of metal structures using PZT transducers.” IMAC-XXVI: Conference Proceedings of Society for Experimental Mechanics, 4–7 Feb., Orlando, FL, paper no. 264.
  • Liu XJ*, Yang YW and Yang JP (2008). “Heat transfer characteristics of rarefied gas within micro- and nano-gaps”, Proc. SMA International Conference 2008 & 5th International Symposium on Nanomanufacturing, 23-25 Jan., Singapore, paper no. 2-12-O2.
  • Hu YH*, Yang YW, Zhang L* and Lu Y (2007). “Identification of structural parameters based on PZT impedance using genetic algorithms.” Invited paper, Proc. IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC2007), 25-28 September, Singapore, article no. 4425015, pp.4170-4177.
  • Yang YW and Zhang L* (2007). “Modeling of dynamic behaviors of ionic polymer-metal composites.” Invited paper, The World Forum on Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology, 22-27 May, 2007, Chongqing & Nanjing, China, paper no. 392.
  • Soh CK and Yang YW (2007). “Integrating evolutionary programming and electro-mechanical impedance method for damage identification.” Congress on Computing in Civil Engineering 2007, Proc. of ASCE Congress on Computing in Civil Engineering, July 24-27, Pittsburgh, PA, 756-768.
  • Liu XJ*, Yang JP and Yang YW (2007). “Heat conduction analysis of nano-tip in thermal-assisted data storage using molecular dynamics simulation.” NSTI-Nanotech 2007, Technical Proceedings 3, 161-164, 20-24 May, Santa Clara, CA.
  • Liu XJ*, Yang YW and Yang JP (2007). “Molecular dynamics simulation of size effect on thermal conductivity of silicon nanostructures.” NSTI-Nanotech 2007, Technical Proceedings 1, 473-476, 20-24 May, Santa Clara, CA.
  • Zhang L* and Yang YW (2007). “Charge redistribution under dynamic actuation of ionic polymer-metal composites.” SPIE Conference on Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD), Proceedings of SPIE, 6524, art no. 65240C, 19 – 22 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Zhang L* and Yang YW (2007). “Optimal excitation of a cylindrical shell by piezoelectric actuators.” SPIE Conference on active and passive smart structures and integrated systems, Proceedings of SPIE, 6525, art no. 65251Q, 19 – 22 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Hu YH* and Yang YW (2007). “Sensing region of PZT transducers bonded to concrete.” SPIE Conference on sensors and smart technologies for civil, mechanical and aerospace systems, Proceedings of SPIE, 6529, art no. 652907, 19 – 22 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Zhang L* and Yang YW (2007). “Modeling of a fluid-filled ionic polymer-metal composite cylindrical shell.” Invited paper, Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems III, SPIE Symposium on Smart Materials, Nano- and Micro-Smart Systems, Proc. of SPIE, 6414, art no. 64140E, 11-13 Dec. 2006, Australia.
  • Annamdas VGM^, Yang YW and Soh CK (2007). “Influence of loading on structures actuated with piezoceramic transducers.” Smart Structures, Devices, and Systems III, SPIE Symposium on Smart Materials, Nano- and Micro-Smart Systems, Proceedings of SPIE, 6414, art no. 64140X, 11-13 Dec. 2006, Australia.
  • Liu XJ*, Yang JP, Yang YW and Soh CK(2006). “Study of heated AFM tip surface using molecular dynamics simulation for thermomechanical data storage.” The 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference of Transducers and Micro-Nano Technology, Paper no.: NTDS-A0089, 25-28 June, Singapore.
  • Zhang L* and Yang YW (2006). “Modeling of ionic polymer-metal composite (IPMC) beam on human tissues.” SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials cum International Conference on Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD), Proceedings of SPIE, 6168, art no. 61681D, 26 Feb.–2 Mar., San Diego, CA.
  • Yang YW, Wang C* and Bhalla S^ (2005). “Comprehensive monitoring of underground structures using smart sensors.” Keynote lecture, Proc. Of 1st International Workshop on Opto-electronic Sensor-based Monitoring in Geo-engineering, Nov. 2005, Nanjing, China, pp.66-80.
  • Bhalla S^, Yang YW and Soh CK (2005). “Structural health monitoring and non-destructive evaluation of concrete structures using piezoimpedance transducers.” Proc. of 4th ISSS International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems, 28-30 July, Bangalore, India, pp.SB22-28.
  • Yang YW, Soh CK and Xu JF* (2005). “An integrated evolutionary programming and impedance-based NDE method.” Smart Structures, Devices and Systems II, SPIE International Symposium on Smart Materials, Nano-, and Micro-Smart Systems, Dec., 2004, Sydney, Australia, Proc. of SPIE, Vol. 5649, 154-162.
  • Bhalla S^, Naidu ASK, Yang YW and Soh CK (2003). “An impedance-based piezoelectric-structure interaction model for smart structure applications.” Second MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, Cambridge, MA, 107-110. (This paper was awarded Young Researcher Fellowship Award by MIT)
  • Ong CW*, Yang YW, Wong YT*, Bhalla S, Lu Y, and Soh CK (2002). “The effects of adhesive on the electro-mechanical response of a piezoceramic transducer coupled smart system.” SPIE Conference on smart materials, structures and systems, 12-14 Dec., Banglore, India, Proceedings of SPIE, 5062 (1), pp. 241-248.
  • Ong CW*, Yang YW, Naidu, ASK., Lu Y, and Soh CK (2002). “Application of the electro-mechanical impedance method for the identification of in-situ stress in structures.” SPIE Symposium on smart materials, nano, and micro smart systems, 16-18 Dec., Melbourne, Australia, Proc. of SPIE, 4935, pp. 503-515.
  • Ong CW*, Lu Y and Yang YW (2002). “The influence of adhesive bond on the electro-mechanical admittance response of a PZT patch coupled smart structure.” Proc. of 2nd International Conf. on Structural Stability and Dynamics, 16-18, Dec., Singapore, pp.805-812.
  • Xu JF*, Yang YW and Soh, CK (2002). “A hybrid EP with macro and local mutation and crossover.” Proc. 4th Asia-Pacific Conf. on Simulated Evolution and Learning, 18-22 Nov., Singapore, 225-229.
  • Jin ZL*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2001). “Integrated optimization of piezoelectric patches for vibration control on smart structures using genetic algorithms.” Proc. 8th East Asia-Pacific Conf. on Structural Engineering and Construction. EASEC-8 CD, Paper no.: 1559, Dec., Singapore.
  • Ju CK*, Yang YW and Soh CK (2001). “Analytical solutions for vibration control of laminated piezoelectric beam-column.” Proc. of 8th East Asia-Pacific Conf. on Structural Engineering and Construction. EASEC-8 CD, Paper no.: 1560, Dec., Singapore.
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