Yongchao Yang

Michigan Technological University

SEM Awards: SAGE Publishing Young Engineer Lecture

Dr. Yongchao Yang’s expertise is in structural dynamics, experimental mechanics, system identification, computational sensing and structural health monitoring. He is the author of more than 60 journal papers, 3 book chapters, and 2 US patents. He received the 2017 Raymond C. Reese Research Prize of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), an R&D 100 Award (2018), a Best Paper Award of SEM IMAC (2021), and the 2022 Achenbach Medal. He has served as an Editorial Board Member of the Wiley journal Structural Control and Health Monitoring. He joined as an assistant professor the Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanics of Michigan Tech in 2019, after a Staff Scientist tenure at Argonne National Laboratory (2018-2019) and a Director’s Postdoctoral Fellowship at Los Alamos National Laboratory (2015-2017). He obtained his Ph.D. from Rice University (2014) and bachelor’s from Harbin Institute of Technology (2010).


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Last Updated: 11/15/2022