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
Academic rank: Professor
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
Dynamics, vibration and control of mechanical systems, distributed-parameter systems, modeling and control of space structures, computational mechanics
B. Yang, "Miniature piezoelectric forceps integerated with fiber optics camera," U.S. patent pending, 2004.
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.
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
AME 451, Linear Control Systems I
AME 541, Linear Control Systems II