Yang Wang

Yang Wang

Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering

Yang Wang joined Georgia Tech faculty in 2007. With a B.E. and an M.S. degree in civil engineering awarded by Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, he received a Ph.D. in civil engineering at Stanford University in 2007, as well as an M.S. in electrical engineering. Wang’s research interests include structural health monitoring and damage detection, decentralized structural control, wireless and mobile sensors, and structural dynamics. He received an NSF Early Faculty Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2012 and a Young Investigator Award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) in 2013. Wang is the author and coauthor of over 100 journal and conference papers, and currently serves as an associate editor for the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Journal of Bridge Engineering.



Office Location:
Mason 322-C

Laboratory for Smart Structural Systems

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Georgia Institute of Technology

College of Engineering
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Research Focus Areas:
  • Materials and Nanotechnology
  • Additional Research:

    Structural Health Monitoring; Structural Materials; Materials Failure and Reliability

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