Honorary Dean of Civil Engineering
Professor Y. B. Yang received his Ph.D. degree from Cornell University in 1984. He is a member of Chinese Academy of Engineering and foreign member of Austrian Academy of Sciences. Currently, he is Honorary Dean of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University, Professor Emeritus of National Taiwan University (NTU) and Distinguished Chair Professor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Also, he is an Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, President of Asian-Pacific Association of Computational Mechanics (APACM), and Chairman of East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC). Previously, he was President of National Yunlin University of Science and Technology and NTU Dean of Engineering. His areas of expertise include structural nonlinear theory and analysis, vehicle-bridge interaction dynamics, and train-induced wave propagation.
• structural nonlinear theory and analysis • Structural Stability and Dynamics • vehicle-bridge interaction dynamics, and train-induced wave propagation