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Yanfeng Shen

Yanfeng Shen

Assistant Professor

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  502
Tel
  +86-21-34206765 Ext. 5021
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  +86-21-34206525
Email
  nc.ud1545201028e.utj1545201028s@neh1545201028s.gne1545201028fnay1545201028

Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, USA (2014)
B.S. Engineering Mechanics, Wuhan University (2010)

Work Experience

2016 – pres. Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2014 – 2015 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Univ. of Michigan 

Research Interests

  • Structural health monitoring (SHM) and self-sensing smart structures
  • Advanced computational mechanics for waves and vibrations
  • Guided waves and nonlinear ultrasonics
  • Multifunctional active materials and novel actuation/sensing device

Honors and Awards

  • SPARC Graduate Fellowship, Office of the USC Vice President for Research (2013)
  • Outstanding Thesis Award, Hubei Province (2010)

Selected Publications

  • Shen, Y.; Giurgiutiu, V. (2016) “Combined analytical FEM approach for efficient simulation of Lamb wave damage detection”, Ultrasonics, Vol. 69, pp. 116-128
  • Shen, Y.; Giurgiutiu, V. (2015) “Effective Non-reflective Boundary for Lamb Waves: Theory, Finite Element Implementation, and Applications”, Wave Motion, Vol. 58, pp. 22-41
  • Shen, Y.; Zhang, H.; Cesnik, C.E.S. (2015) “CLoVER Transducers for Static and Dynamic Strain Sensing”, 10th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, September 1-3 2015, Stanford, CA.
  • Shen, Y.; Cesnik, C.E.S. (2015) “Hybrid Local FEM/Global LISA Modeling of Guided Wave Propagation and Interaction with Damage in Composite Structures”, 2015 SPIE Smart Structures and NDE, March 8-12 2015, San Diego, CA.
  • Shen, Y.; Giurgiutiu, V. (2014) “WaveFormRevealer – An Analytical Framework and Predictive Tool for the Simulation of Multimodal Guided Wave Propagation and Interaction with Damage”, Structural Health Monitoring – An International Journal, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 491-511
  • Shen, Y.; Giurgiutiu, V. (2014) “Predictive Modeling of Nonlinear Wave Propagation for Structural Health Monitoring with Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensors”, Journal of Intelligent Materials and Smart Structures, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 506-520
  • Shen, Y.; Giurgiutiu, V. (2014) “Excitability of Guided Waves in Composites with PWAS Transducers”, Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, July 20-25 2014, Boise, Idaho.
  • Shen, Y.; Giurgiutiu, V. (2014) “WFR-2D: An Analytical Model for PWAS-Generated 2-D Ultrasonic Guided Wave Propagation”, 2014 SPIE Smart Structures and NDE, March 9-13 2014, San Diego, CA.
  • Shen, Y.; Bao, J.; Giurgiutiu, V. (2013) “Health Monitoring of Aerospace Bolted Lap Joints Using Nonlinear Ultrasonic Spectroscopy: Theory and Experiments”, 9th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Sept. 10th – 12th, 2013, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
  • Gresil, M.; Yu, L.; Shen, Y.; Giurgiutiu, V. (2013) “Predictive Model of Fatigue Crack Detection in Thick Bridge Steel Structures with Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensors”, Smart Structures and Systems, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 001-635

Professional Service

  • Technical Committee Member: Nondestructive Structural Monitoring and Diagnosis (NSMD) Technical Committee (TC), NDE Engineering Division (NDEED), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Invited Journal Reviewer: Smart Materials and Structures, Structural Health Monitoring – An International Journal, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Smart Structures and Systems – An International Journal, Sensors, Wave Motion, Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, Construction and Building Materials
  • Judge for 2015 ASME SMASIS Student Best Hardware Paper Competition and 2015 ASME SMASIS Best Student Paper Competition
  • Conference Session Chair: SPIE Smart Structures NDE 2015