Yeong-Bin Yang

Member of China Engineering Academy

Present Academic Positions & Honors

2010- Fellow, International Association for Computational Mechanics

2000- Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers

2007- Foreign Member, Austrian Academy of Sciences

2009- Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering

2014- Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University (NTU)

2014- Honorary Dean, School of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University

2016- Chairman, International Steering Committee, East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC)

2016- President, Asian-Pacific Association of Computational Mechanics (APACM)

Previous Academic Positions

1984-1988 Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NTU

1988-2014 Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NTU

1990-1995 Head, Earthquake Simulation Lab, National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering

1995-1998 Chairman, Department of Civil Engineering, NTU

1999-2005 Dean, College of Engineering, NTU

2006-2014 Distinguished Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, NTU

2007-2014 C. C. Tzong Chair Professor, College of Engineering, NTU

2009-2013 President, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology

Editorial Services

1993- Editorial Board, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, an Int. Journal

1995- Editorial Board, Engineering Structures

2000- Editor-in-Chief, Int. J. of Structural Stability and Dynamics

2007- Editorial Board, Journal of Sound and Vibration

2012- Editorial Board, Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering

Areas of Research

Bridge engineering; high-speed railways; nonlinear mechanics; space frames; structural stability; vehicle-bridge interaction dynamics; wave propagation.

Visiting Professorships

2006 Visiting Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore

2008-2009 Chair Professor, Department of Building and Construction, City University of Hong Kong

2013 Visiting Academic, University of Queensland, Australia

2013-2018 International Chair Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing

2014-2017 Distinguished Scholar, Dalian University of Technology

2014-2018 Professorial Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales

2016-2018 Distinguished Chair Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

2014-2018 Professorial Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales Services to Societies

2014-2018 Professorial Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales

Services to Societies

2002-2005 Chairman, Civil Engineering Discipline, National Science Council, Taiwan

2002-2010 Executive Council, International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)

2002-2005 Chairman, Civil Engineering Discipline, National Science Council, Taiwan

2003-2009 Chair, Technical Activities Committee, IASS

2003-2009 CEO/Secretary-General, Accreditation Council, Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan (IEET)

2005-2009 President, Chinese Institute of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering

2007- President, Association of Computational Mechanics Taiwan (ACMT)

2009-2011 President, Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

2010- Member, Advisory Board, IASS

2009-2013 President, Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan (IEET)

2013-2017 Chairman, Accreditation Council, Institute of Engineering Education Taiwan

Structural nonlinear theory and application

High Speed Rail Bridge Dynamic Theory and Application

Train wave propagation analysis method

Contact information

  • Chongqing University Engineering Vibration and Disaster Prevention Research Center
  • ybyang@cqu.edu.cn