joey-yang

Joey Yang

Professor and Chair
Civil Engineering
EIB 301N
Office Hours (Fall '19): M 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm; T 11:15 am - 1:15 pm; F 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
907-786-6431
zyang2 at alaska.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the University of California Davis
  • B.S., Dept. of Hydraulic Engineering, Chengdu University of Science and Technology

Biography

Dr. Yang joined UAA as Assistant Professor in May 2003. He is currently Professor of Civil Engineering, Associate Director of Alaska University Transportation Center, and Director for Geotechnical and Frozen Ground Engineering Research Laboratory. Dr. Yang's expertise is in geotechnical and earthquake engineering,and he has maintained an active research program with particular interests on cold regions-related. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed papers, including 30 journal articles. Dr. Yang has received research funding in geotechnical/earthquake engineering and cold regions-related research from NSF EPSCoR, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Dept. of Interior, U.S. Department of Transportation via Alaska University Transportation Center, U.S. Dept. of Energy through Alaska Energy Authority, State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, and Municipality of Anchorage.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • CE A435 Soil Mechanics and Laboratory
  • CE A422 Foundation Engineering
  • CE A414/CE A614 Soil Strength and Slope Stability
  • CE A611 Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • CE A612 Advanced Foundation Engineering
  • CE A681 Frozen Ground Engineering

Professional & Department Service

Public:

  • Municipality of Anchorage Geotechnical Advisory Commission: Commissioner

University:

  • Associate Director representing UAA: Alaska University Transportation Center
  • College of Engineering Curriculum Committee
  • Member: BSCE Program Assessment Committee
  • Member, UAA Graduate Academic Board

Professional:

  • Associate Editor, ASCE Journal of Cold Regions Engineering. June 2017 – Present
  • Guest Editor, ASCE Journal of Cold Regions Engineering - Special Issue on Cold Regions Transportation Soil engineering. June 2018 – Present
  • Editorial Board Member, Cold Regions Science and Technology, Elsevier. Mar. 2019 – Present
  • Editorial Board Member, Science in Cold and Arid Regions, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 2008 – Present
  • Chair, International Organizing Committee, 1st International Workshop on Frozen 

    Ground Engineering and Climate Effects (FGECE2017), August 1-10, 2017, Anchorage, AK.

  • Chair of Proceedings Committee and Member of International Organizing Committee, 3nd International Symposium on Transportation Soil Engineering in Cold Regions (TRANSOILCOLD2017), July 6-9, 2017, Gui-De, China.
  • Co-Chair: International Symposium on Mechanical Properties of Frozen Soils, Jan. 2013, Jacksonville, FL.
  • Committee member: ASCE Technical Council on Cold Regions Engineering (TCCRE) Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
  • Secretary: ASCE Technical Council on Cold Regions Engineering (TCCRE) Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
  • Member: ASCE, ASTM, USPA, NEES
  • Peer reviewer for professional journals and conferences

Research Interests

Dr. Yang's research interests are in geotechnical and earthquake engineering with particular focus on cold-regions related issues.  His recent funded research projects are in the following areas:

  • Impact of frozen soils on the seismic site responses
  • Liquefiable soil-pile interaction during seismic events in cold regions
  • Permafrost thawing and its impact on infrastructures
  • De-icing and Anti-icing of road pavement
  • Fungal mycelium-based biofoams for insulation and geoengineering applications

For current research positions, please contact Dr. Yang at zyang2 at alaska.edu.

Publications

Selected Papers in Refereed Journals

  1. Wan, Xusheng, Zhaohui Yang (2019). Pore Water Freezing Characteristic in Saline Soils Based on Pore Size Distribution. Cold Regions Science and Technology. Submitted Sept.
  2. Fan, Wenhu, Zhaohui Yang, Ping Yang (2019). A model for evaluating settlement of clay subjected to freeze-thaw under overburden pressure. Cold Regions Science and Technology. Submitted Sept.
  3. Hua, Tianbo, Zhaohui Yang, Xingguo Yang, et al. (2019). Assessment of geomaterial compaction using pressure-wave resonance frequency. Transportation Geotechnics. Under review.
  4. He, Pengfei, Yahu Mu, Wei Ma, Zhaohui Joey Yang, et al. (2019). Experimental investigation of temperature and water content effects on the shear behavior of concrete frozen soil interface. Transportation Geotechnics. Under review.
  5. Zhu, Deju, Tuo Ma, Whhua Liu, Zhaohui Yang (2019). Experimental Study and Finite Element Analysis on Indoor Electrical Heating by Using Carbon Fiber Tape. Journal of Cold Regions Engineering. Revision submitted.
  6. Fan, Wenhu, Ping Yang, Zhaohui Yang (2019). Impact of Freeze-Thaw on the Physical Properties and Compressibility of Saturated Silty Clay. Cold Regions Science and Technology. In press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coldregions.2019.102873
  7. Tian, Yahu, Zhaohui Yang, Bowen Tai, Yali Li, Yupeng Shena (2019). Damage and mitigation of railway embankment drainage trench in warm permafrost regions: A case study. Engineering Geology. 261 (2019): 105276. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2019.105276
  8. Yang, Zhaohui, Feng Zhang, Xinlei Na, and Haolin Yu (2019). Thaw settlement and mechanical properties of admixture stabilized frozen soil. Journal of Cold Regions Engineering. Revise for editor only.
  9. Yang, Zhaohui, Sun, T., Wang, J., Zhang, F. Zubeck, H., and Aleshire, L. (2019). Elastoplastic Modeling of Well Casing Subsidence in Thawing Permafrost. Journal of Cold Regions Engineering. Revision submitted in July 2019.
  10. Wang, J., Zhang, F., and Yang, Z. (2019). Anisotropy in small-strain shear modulus of permafrost at rising temperature. Cold Regions Science and Technology. 160:1-12.
  11. Anastasiia Plotnikova, Liam Wotherspoon, Sherif Beskhyroun, and Zhaohui Yang (2019). Influence of seasonal freezing on dynamic bridge characteristics using in-situ monitoring data. Cold Regions Science and Technology. 160: 184-193.
  12. Fei, W., and Yang, Z. (2019). Modeling unconfined compression behavior of frozen Fairbanks silt considering effects of temperature, strain rate and dry density. Cold Regions Science and Technology. 158: 252-263.
  13. Fei, W., Yang, Z., and Tiecheng Sun. (2019). Ground freezing impact on laterally loaded pile foundations considering strain rate effect. Cold Regions Science and Technology. 157(2019):53-63.
  14. Zhang, Y., Yang, Z., Liu, J., and Fang, J. (2019). Freeze - thaw cycle impact on volumetric and low-temperature shear behavior of high-salinity soils. Journal of Cold Regions Engineering. 33(1):06018002.
  15. Wait, Isaac, Yang, Zhaohui, Chen, Gang, Still, B. (2019). Wind-induced Instabilities and Monitoring of Wind Turbine. Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration. 18(2): 475-485.
  16. Yang, Zhaohui (2019). Intersection-pavement de-icing: comprehensive review and the state of the practice. Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions. 11(1): 0001-0012. DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1226.2019.00001.
  17. Thornley, J., Dutta, U., Fahringer, P., and Yang, Z. (2018). In-Situ Shear Wave Velocity Measurements at the Delaney Park Downhole Array, Anchorage, Alaska. Seismological Research Letter. 90(1): 395-400
  18. Li, H., Yang, Z., and Wang, J. (2018). Using the Capacitance method to determine unfrozen water content of permafrost: experiment and application. Cold Regions Science and Technology. 152: 15-22.
  19. Wang, Shengfu, Yang, P., and Yang, Z. (2018). Characterization of Freeze-Thaw Effects within Clay by 3D X-ray Computed Tomography. Cold Regions Science and Technology. 148: 13-21.
  20. Zhang, F., Yang, Z., Still, B., Wang, J., Yu, H., Zubeck, H., Petersen, T., and Aleshire, L. Elastic Properties of Saline Permafrost during Thawing by Bender Elements and Bending Disks. Cold Regions Science and Technology. 146 (2018): 60-71.
  21. Zhang, Y., Yang, Z., Liu, J., and Fang, J. (2017). Impact of cooling on shear strength of high salinity soils. Cold Regions Science and Technology.141:122-130.
  22. Zheng, M., Yang, Z., Yang, S., and Still, B. (2017). Modeling and mitigation of excessive dynamic responses of wind turbines founded in warm permafrost. Engineering Structures, 148:36-46.
  23. Wang, Shengfu, Yang, Z., and Yang, P. (2017). Structural Change and Volumetric Shrinkage of Clay due to Freeze-Thaw by 3D X-ray Computed Tomography. Cold Regions Science and Technology. 138(2017):108-116.
  24. Yang, Z., Zhang, X., Yang, R., and Niu, F. Shake Table Modeling of Pile Foundation Performance in Laterally Spreading Frozen Ground Crust Overlying Liquefiable Soils Journal of Cold Regions Engineering. Revision submitted in Aug. 2017.
  25. Zhang, X., and Yang, Z. Numerical Analyses of Pile Performance in Laterally Spreading Frozen Ground Crust Overlying Liquefiable Soils. Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration. Accepted Sept. 2017.
  26. Xiao, F., Gang Chen, J. Leroy Hulsey, Duane Davis, Z. Yang. Characterization of the Viscoelastic Effects of Thawing Frozen Soil on Pile by Measurement of Free Response. Cold Regions Science and Technology. 145 (2018) 229236.
  27. Yang, Z., and Zhang, X. (2017). Impact of Ground Freezing on Seismic Performance of Bridge Pile Foundations Subject to Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Spread. Transportation Research Record. Vol. 2656. DOI: 10.3141/2656-08.
  28. Amstislavski, P., and Yang, Z. (2017). Characterization of environmental health properties of a fabricated polymeric fungi-based insulation material. International J. of Circumpolar Health. 75:22-23.
  29. Yang, Z., Feng Zhang, Benjamin Still, Maria White, and Philippe Amstislavski (2017). Physical and mechanical properties of fungal mycelium-based biofoam. ASCE J. of Materials in Civil Engineering. 29(7):04017030.
  30. Yang, Z., Li, Q., Jake Horazdovsky, J.L. Hulsey, and Elmer Marx (2017). Performance and Design of Laterally Loaded Piles in Frozen Ground. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 143(5): 06016031.
  31. Li, Q., and Yang, Z. (2017). PY Approach for Laterally Loaded Piles in Frozen Silt. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering. 143(5): 04017001.
  32. Gu, Quan, Yang, Zhaohui, and Peng, Yi (2016). Parameters affecting laterally loaded piles in frozen soils by an efficient sensitivity analysis method. Cold Regions Science and Technology. 121: 42-51.
  33. Yang, Z., Still, B., Ge, X. (2015). Mechanical Properties of Seasonally Frozen and Permafrost Soils at High Strain Rate. Cold Regions Science and Technology, 113: 12-19.
  34. Zhou, Jia-wen, Yang, Xing-guo, Yang, Zhaohui (2014). Shear strength parameter determination method for rock-soil mixtures using close-range photogrammetry and 3-D limit equilibrium theory. Journal of Mountain Sciences. 12(5): 1068-1083
  35. Yang, R., Yang, Z., Qiao, C., Zhang, X.(2014). Experimental study on frozen soil-liquefiable soil-single pile interaction during earthquakes. Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. 36(4): 612-617, April.
  36. Kong, Q., R. Wang, G. Song and Z. Yang (2014). Monitoring soil freeze thaw process using piezoceramic-based smart aggregate. J. of Cold Regions Engineering. 28(2), 06014001(16).
  37. Singla, M., C. Chang, G. Song, Z. Yang, and X. Ge (2014). Automatic Controls for the Carbon Fiber Tape-based Deicing Technology. J. of Cold Regions Engineering. 28(1), 04013001(17).
  38. Zhou, Jia-wen, Yang, Xing-guo, Yang, Zhaohui, Li, Hongtao, Zhou, Hongwei. (2013). Micromechanics damage modeling of brittle rock failure processes under compression. International Journal of Computational Methods. 10(6). DOI: 10.1142/S0219876213500345.
  39. Yang, Z., Zhang, X., Ge, X., and Marx, E. (2013). Application of p-y approach in analyzing pile foundations in frozen ground overlying liquefiable soils. Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions. 5(4): 0368-0376.
  40. 40.  Yang, Z., Li, Q., and Marx, E. (2012). Seasonally Frozen Soil Effects on the Dynamic Behavior of Highway Bridges. Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions, 4(1):0013-0020.
  41. Yang, Ting, Yang, Zhaohui, Singla, Mithun and Song, Gangbing (2012). Experimental Study on Carbon Fiber Tape-Based Deicing Technology. J. of Cold Regions Engineering. 26(2): 55-70.
  42. Zhou, X., Yang, Z., C. Chang and G. Song (2012). Numerical Assessment of Electric Pavement Deicing System Utilizing Emerging Carbon Nano-fiber Paper. J. of Cold Regions Engineering. 26(1): 1-15.
  43. Yang, Zhaohui, U. Dutta, G. Xu, K. Hazirbaba and Marx, E. (2011). Numerical Analysis of permafrost effects on the Seismic Site Response. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. 31(3): 282-290.
  44. Xu, Gang, Yang, Zhaohui, Dutta, U. and Marx, E. (2011). Seasonally Frozen Soils Effects on the Seismic Site Response. J. of Cold Regions Engineering. 25(2):53-70.
  45. Zhou, Jia-Wen, Xu, Wei-Ya, Yang, Xing-Guo, Shi, Chong and Yang, Zhaohui (2010). The 28 October 1996 Landslide and Analysis of the Stability of the Current Huashiban Slope at the Liangjiaren Hydropower Station, Southwest China. Engineering Geology. 114(1-2):45-56.
  46. Yang, Xingguo, Yang, Zhaohui, Shuyou Cao, Xingji Gao and Shujian Li (2009). Key Techniques for Emergency Disposal of Quake Lakes. Natural Hazards. 52:43-56.
  47. Dutta, D., Sen, MK, Biswas N. and Yang, Z. (2009) Investigation of Shallow Sedimentary Structure of the Anchorage Basin, Alaska, Using Simulated Annealing of Site Response. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. V. 99, No. 1, 326-339.
  48. Liu, Haowu, Chen, Jiang, Yang, Zhaohui, Sun, Man (2009). Theory and numerical simulation of multi-field dynamic coupling of high arch dam seismic control. Journal of Hydroelectric Engineering (In Chinese). 28(5):163-168.
  49. Xiong, F. and Yang, Zhaohui. Effects of Seasonally Frozen Soil on the Seismic Behavior of a Bridge Bent-Foundation-Soil System (2008). Cold Regions Science and Technology. V. 54, 44-53.
  50. Yang, Zhaohui, Utpal Dutta, F. Xiong, Niren Biswas and Harley Benz (2008). Seasonal Frost Effects on the Seismic Behavior of a Twenty-Story Office Building. Cold Regions Science and Technology. 51(1), 76-84.
  51. Yang, Zhaohui, U. Dutta, D. Zhu and N. Biswas (2007). Seasonal Frost Effects on the Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction System. Journal of Cold Regions Engineering. 21(4):108-120.
  52. Liu, He, Zhaohui Yang and Michael S. Gaulke (2005). Structural Identification and Finite Element Modeling of a 14-Story Office Building using Recorder Data. Engineering Structures, 27(3):463-473.
  53. Yang, Zhaohui and Boris Jeremi´c (2005). Study of Soil Layering Effects on Lateral Loading Behavior of Piles. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 131(6):762-770.
  54. Jeremi´c, Boris, Zhaohui Yang and Stein Sture (2004). Influence of the influence of End Conditions on Constitutive Behavior of Geomaterials. ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 130(6), pp 741-745.
  55. Yang, Zhaohui and Boris Jeremi´c (2003). Numerical Study of Group Effects for Pile Groups in Sands. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 27(15):1255-1276.
  56. Yang, Zhaohui and Boris Jeremi´c (2002). Numerical Analysis of Pile Behavior under Lateral Loads in Layered Elasto-Plastic Soils. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in , 26(14), pp 1385-1406.
  57. Jeremi´c, Boris, Gerik Scheuermann, Jan Frey, Zhaohui Yang, Bernd Hamman, Kenneth I. Joy and Hans Haggen (2002). Tensor Visualizations in Computational Geomechanics. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics incorporating Mechanics of Cohesive-Frictional Materials, 26(10), pp 925-944.
  58. Jeremi´c, Boris and Zhaohui Yang (2002). Template Elasto-Plastic Computations in Geomechanics. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, July 2002, 26(14), pp 1407-1427.
  59. Yang, Zhaohui and Haowu Liu (1998). Embedded fiber-optic F-P strain sensor and it application to concrete structures. Journal of Experimental Mechanics. In Chinese. 13(1), pp.41-46.
  60. Yang, Zhaohui, Haowu Liu and Jinchi Lu (1997). Neural Network Method for concrete strength prediction and design. Journal of Hydroelectric Engineering. In Chinese. Vol.43, No. 1, pp. 33-40.

 

Awards and Recognitions
  • Arctic Kicker Prize, for the best arctic-related idea, Arctic Innovation Competition, Fairbanks, Alaska, Oct. 17, 2015
  • Second Place, Arctic Innovation Competition, Main Division. 2015 Arctic Innovation Competition, Fairbanks, Alaska, Oct. 17, 2015
  • Outstanding Reviewer, in recognition of outstanding service as a reviewer for Cold Regions Science and Engineering journal, 2014
  • ASCE Outstanding Reviewer, in recognition of outstanding service as a reviewer for the ASCE Journal of Cold Regions Engineering. 2010, 2014
  • ASTM Committee D18 Technical Editors Award, in recognition for the time and extensive effort you spent organizing the symposium and editing STP 1568 Mechanical Properties of Frozen Soil. March 2014. ASTM Committee D18 is focused on testing standards of Soil and Rock.
  • Theme Session Speaker, Plenary Session Moderator, 10th International Symposium on Permafrost Engineering (10ISPE), Harbin, China, Aug. 21-24, 2014.
  • Theme Session Speaker, 10th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (10NCEE), Anchorage, Alaska Jul. 21-25, 2014.
  • Keynote Speaker, 1st Inter. Symposium on Transportation Soil Engineering in Cold Regions - A Joint Conference with the 10th SHAHUNIANTS Lecture (TRANSOILCOLD2013), Xining, China. Oct. 10-11, 2013.
  • Keynote Speaker, 2012 International Conference on Civil, Architectural and Hydraulic Engineering, Zhangjiajie, China. Aug. 10-12, 2012.
  • Co-Chair, Symposium on Mechanical Properties of Frozen Soils, Jacksonville, FL, Jan. 2013
  • Keynote Speaker, 3rd Inter. Workshop on Frozen Ground Engineering and Climate Effects (FGECE2019)), Harbin, China. July 6-7, 2019.
  • Keynote Speaker, 4th Inter. Symposium on Transportation Soil Engineering in Cold Regions(TRNSOILCOLD2017), St. Pertersburg, Russia. May 19 - 23, 2019.
  • Keynote Speaker, 3rd Inter. Symposium on Transportation Soil Engineering in Cold Regions(TRNSOILCOLD2017), Gui-De, China. July 6 - 9, 2017.
 
Patents
  • Yang, Zhaohui, Ting Yang, Gangbing Song, Mithun Singla and Christina Chang (2012). Designs and Methods for Self-Heating Concrete. US Patent No. 9,829,202 B2 issued on Nov. 2017 .
  • Yang, Zhaohui, and Benjamin Still (2014). Self-Heated Enclosure with Carbon Fiber. US Patent No. 9,829,203 B2 issued on Nov. 2017.
  • Philippe Amstislavski, Yang, Zhaohui, and Maria White (2016). Thermal Insulation Material from Mycelium and Forestry Byproducts. Provisional patent US 62/288,156 filed Jan. 2016. Non-provisional filed Jan. 2017.
  • Yang, Zhaohui, Simon Evans, and Gregory McConnell (2014). Methods and Systems to Convert Passive Cooling to Active Cooling. Provisional patent US 62/081,844 filed Nov. 2014; Non-provisional Patent filed Nov. 2015.
 
Books or Book Chapters
Mechanical Properties of Frozen Soils, ASTM Special Technical Publication, v 1568 STP, Hannele Zubeck and Zhaohui Yang, Eds. ISBN: 978-0-8031-7556-3. ASTM International in cooperation with ASCE. Jan. 2013.

Exhibitions

Supervising visiting scholars

  1. Yanlong Ren, State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China. Aug. 2017-Aug. 2018
  2. Wenping Fei, State Key Laboratory of Hydraulics and Mountain River Engineering, College of Water Resources and Hydropower, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. Sept. 2017-Sept. 2018.
  3. Dr. Yu Zhang, Lanzhou Jiaotong University, Lanzhou, China. Oct. 2016-Oct. 2017
  4. Dr. Pingbao Yin, Changsha University of Science and Technology, Changsha, China. Oct. 2016-Sept. 2017
  5. Dr. Yahu Tian, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China. Sept. 2016-Sept. 2017
  6. Mr. Huadong Guan, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China. Dec. 2016-Jun. 2017
  7. Mr. Shengfu Wang, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China. Jun. 2016-Jun. 2017
  8. Dr. Tiecheng Sun, Shijiazhuang Railroad University, Shijiazhuang, China.  Jan. 2016-Jan. 2017.
  9. Dr. Haipeng Li, State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, China University of Mining and      Technology, Xuzhou, China. Nov. 2015-Nov. 2016.
  10. Dr. Zhenhao Zhang, Changsha University of Science and Technology, Changsha, China. Oct. 2015-Oct. 2016.
  11. Mr. Jiahui Wang, Ph.D. Candidate, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China. Oct. 2015-Oct. 2016.
  12. Mr. Jiliang Wang, Heilongjiang Cold Regions Construction Science Research Institute, Harbin, China. Mar. 2015-Feb. 2016.
  13. Dr. Feng Zhang, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China. Jan. 2015-Feb. 2016. Co-advising with Ghulam Bham.
  14. Dr. Haolin Yu, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China. Sept. 2014-Feb. 2016. Co-advising with Hannele Zubeck.
  15. Dr. Mingyan Zheng, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan. Aug. 2014-Aug. 2015.
  16. Dr. Zhouxiang Ding, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China. Aug. 2014-Aug. 2015.
  17. Dr. Changlei Dai, Helongjiang University, Harbin, China. Jan.-Aug. 2015.
  18. Dr. Runlin Yang, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China. Aug. 2011-Oct. 2012.
  19. Dr. Xiaomin Zhou, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China. Aug. 2010-Feb. 2011.
  20. Dr. Feng Xiong, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. Aug. 2006- Jun. 2007
  21. Dr. Chi Zhang, State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, China. July 2019 -
  22. Mr. Wuqing Feng, School of Civil Engineering, Shijiazhuang Railroad University, Shijiazhuang, China. May 2019 -
  23. Mr. Pengfei He, School of Sciences, Lanzhou University of Technology, Lanzhou, China. Dec. 2018 - Dec. 2019
  24. Mr. Tianbo Hua, State Key Laboratory of Hydraulics and Mountain River Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. Sept. 2018 - Sept. 2019
  25. Mr. Wenhu Fan, School of Civil Engineering, Nanjing Forestry University, Nanjing, China. Aug. 2018 - Aug. 2019
  26. Ms. Yue Zhao, School of Hydraulic Engineering, Heilongjiang University, Harbin, China. Sept. 2018 - Aug. 2019
  27. Dr. Wenping Fei, State Key Laboratory of Hydraulics and Mountain River Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. Sept. 2017 - Sept. 2018

Career History/Work Experience

July 2013 - Present: Professor, University of Alaska, Anchorage
July 2008 - June 2013: Associate Professor, University of Alaska, Anchorage
May 2003 - June 2008: Assistant Professor, University of Alaska, Anchorage
Sept. 2002 - May 2003: Research Associate, University of California, Davis
June 1999 - Sept. 2002: Research Assistant, University of California, Davis
Aug. 1998 - June 1999: Teaching Assistant, Clarkson University, Potsdam, N.Y.
June 1995 - July 1998: Lecturer, Sichuan Union University, Chengdu, China
Sept. 1991 - June 1995: Research Associate, Structural Engineering Research Institute, Sichuan Union University, Chengdu, China