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题目:Smart Infrastructure: Strategy for Sustainability and Resiliency

报告人:XIONG (Bill) YU, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow ASCE, Professor of Civil Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Case Western Reserve University

时间:2018115日,上午1000-1130

地点:西六楼三楼会议室


Bio: Dr. Xiong (Bill) Yu is a professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, Case Western Reserve University.  He also holds secondary appointments from Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.  

His research interests cover a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary research related to geosystem and smart infrastructure, built upon the technical expertise in Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.  The interdisciplinary efforts aim to improve the sustainability and smartness of geosystems and infrastructure systems for the good of the public.    His research integrates innovative sensors, smart materials, advanced computational modeling, and system perspective to address the challenges in geosystem and infrastructure.   He is PI of over 40 research projects by federal, state, and private sectors with total funding over $9M.   Dr. Yu is a recipient of NSF CAREER award in 2009.   He was elected Fellow of ASCE in 2016 and elected Senior Member of IEEE in 2017.  He has published over 250 papers (including 90 journal articles, 50 special publication papers, and over 100 referred conference papers), a number of which are highlighted.   He holds a few U.S. patents and invention disclosures.  Dr. Yu is committed to excellence in graduate education and team building.   Five of his Ph.D. students received tenure track faculty positions including 2 have so far received NSF CAREER awards.   He serves as Chair of ASCE Geo-Institute Engineering Geology and Site Characterization committee, which received the Committee of the Year.   He serves as the Chair of Case School of Engineering Executive Committee.   Served as the Chair of CSE Promotion and Tenure Committee and Committee on Undergraduate Education.