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 Bingen Yang

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University of Southern California
Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Los Angeles, California 90089-1453


Office:
OHE 400F
Tel. (213) 740-7082
Fax. (213) 740-8071
email:
bingen@usc.edu

Academic rank: Professor, full-time

Education:

1989 Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
1985 M.S., Applied Mechanics, Michigan State University
1982 B.S., Engineering Mechanics, Dalian Institute of Technology, Dalian, China


USC Academic Positions:

2001-: Professor, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
1995-2001: Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
1997-1998: Associate Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering
1989-1995: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Other Professional Positions:

None

Research Interests:

Dynamics, vibration and control of mechanical systems, distributed-parameter systems, modeling and control of space structures, computational mechanics

Patents:

B. Yang, ''Miniature piezoelectric forceps integerated with fiber optics camera,'' U.S. patent pending, 2004.

Selected Publications:

H. Ding, B. Yang, M. Lou, and H. Fang, ''New numerical method for two-dimensional partially wrinkled membranes,'' AIAA J. 41, pp. 125-132, 2002.
A. V. Pesterev, L. A. Bergman, C. A. Tan, T.-C. Tsao, and B. Yang, ''On asymptotics of the solution of the moving oscillator problem,'' J. Sound and Vibration 260, pp. 519-536, 2002.
A. V. Pesterev, B. Yang, L. A. Bergman, and C. A. Tan, ''Response of elastic continuum carrying multiple moving oscillators,'' ASCE J. Engineering Mechanics 127, pp. 260-265, 2001.
K. M. Liew and B. Yang, ''Polynomials-Ritz three-dimensional elasticity solutions for free vibrations of circular plates,'' Intl. J. of Solids and Structures 37, pp. 7689-7702, 2001.
H. Fang, M. Lou, and B. Yang, ''APVP-MP method for wrinkling analysis of space membrane structures,'' NASA Technical Brief, NPO-21133, 2000.
A. V. Pesterev, B. Yang, C. A. Tan, and L. Bergman, ''Response of elastic continuum carrying multiple moving oscillators,'' ASCE J. Engineering Mechanics 127, pp. 260-265, 2000.
B. Yang, C. A. Tan, and L. Bergman, ''A direct numerical procedure for the solution of moving oscillator problems,'' ASCE J. Engineering Mechanics 126, pp. 462-469, 2000.
K. M. Liew and B. Yang, ''Three-dimensional elasticity solutions for free vibrations of circular plates: a polynomials-Ritz analysis,'' Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 175, pp. 189-201, 1999.
B. Yang and D.-H. Park, ''Analysis of plates with curved boundaries using isoparametric strip distributed transfer functions,'' Intl. J. of Numerical Methods in Engineering 44, pp. 131-146, 1999.
B. Yang and X. Wu, ''Modal expansion of structural systems with time delays,'' AIAA J. 36, pp. 2218-2224, 1998.

Professional Societies:

American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fellow
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Honors and Awards:

2003: Design News College Design Engineering Award, with student K. Susanto
1995: Northrop Grumman Corporation Excellent Research Award

Courses Taught:

AME 420, Engineering Vibrations I
AME 451, Linear Control Systems I
AME 541, Linear Control Systems II

Recent Professional Development Activities:

None

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