YANG Wei

Academic Posts

Adjunct Professor, Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University
Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences
President, Far East and Oceanic Fracture Society

Research Interests

  • Fracture Mechanics, Micromechanics, Nano-mechanics, Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechatronic Reliability
  • Structural Integrity of Reactor Pressure Vessels and Pipes
  • Aerospace Technology

Professional Experiences

1989-now, Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing

Education

1985, Brown University, Ph.D.
1981, Tsinghua University, M.S.
1976, North-Western Technical University, B.S.

Awards & Honors

2005, 2nd Class, The National Natural Science Award
2002, 1st Class, The Scientific Achievement Award, the Ministry of Education of China
1995, 3rd Class, The National Natural Science Award
1994, The Young Scientists Award of China (Only 10 recipients in all fields)
1st Class, The Scientific Achievement Award, the State Education Commission of China
2nd Class, The Scientific Achievement Award, the State Education Commission of China
1st Class, The Scientific Achievement Award, the State Education Commission of China

Selected Publications

Written 3 monographs, edited 7 books, and published over 240 technical papers:
1. Yang W. and Lee W.B., Mesoplasticity and Its Applications, Springer-Verlag, 1993.
2. Yang W., Macroscopic and Microscopic Fracture Mechanics, National Defence Press, 1995. (in Chinese).
3. Yang W., Mechatronic Reliability, Tsinghua University Press and Springer-Verlag, in Chinese (2001) and English (2002).
4. W. Gerberich and W. Yang eds., Interfacial and Nano-scale Failure, Vol. 8 of Comprehensive Structural Integrity, Elsevier Science, (2003).

Contact

Phone: 62782642 (O)
E-mail: yw-dem@tsinghua.edu.cn