Wangji YAN  顏王吉
Associate Professor

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Academic Qualifications
Professional Experience
Research

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Award and Honor
Professional Services
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Book chapters

  1. Wang-Ji Yan, Lambros Katafygiotis, Costas Papadimitriou, “Fast Bayesian Approach for Stochastic Model Updating Incorporating Modal Information from Multiple Setups”, book chapter in “Bayesian Methods for the Analysis of Engineering Systems”, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group (in press).

Published/Accepted journal papers

  1. Wang-Ji Yan, Long Yang, Xia Yang and Wei-Xin Ren (2019): Statistical modeling for fast Fourier transform coefficients of operational vibration measurements with non-Gaussianity using complex-valued t distribution. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 132, pp.293-314.
  2. Wang-Ji Yan, Meng-Yun Zhao, Qian Sun and Wei-Xin Ren (2019): Transmissibility-based system identification for structural health monitoring: Fundamentals, approaches and applications. Mechanical Systems and Signal Proessing, Vol. 117, pp. 453-482.
  3. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis (2019): An analytical investigation into the propagation properties of uncertainty in a two-stage fast Bayesian spectral density approach for ambient modal analysis. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 118, pp. 503-533.
  4. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2019): Two notes on “Circularly-symmetric complex normal ratio distribution for scalar transmissibility functions. Part I: Fundamentals”. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 133. 106285.
  5. Qian Sun, Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2019): Application of transmissibility measurements to operational modal analysis of railway, highway, and pedestrian cable-stayed bridges, Measurements: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation,Vol. 148, 106880.
  6. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2018): Generalized proper complex Gaussian ratio distribution and its application to statistical inference for frequency response functions. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 144(9): 04018080.
  7. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2018): Circularly-symmetric complex normal ratio distribution for scalar transmissibility functions. Part III: Application to statistical modal analysis. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing,Vol. 98, pp. 1000-1019.
  8. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2016): Circularly-symmetric complex normal ratio distribution for scalar transmissibility functions. Part II: Probabilistic models and validation. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing,Vol. 80, pp.78-98.
  9. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2016): Circularly-symmetric complex normal ratio distribution for scalar transmissibility functions. Part I: Fundamentals. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 80, pp.58-77.
  10. Wang-Ji Yan, Hua-Ping Wan and Wei-Xin Ren (2017): Analytical local and global sensitivity of power spectrum density functions for structures subject to stochastic excitation. Computers and Structures, Vol.182, pp.325-336.
  11. Wang-Bao Zhou and Wang-Ji Yan (2017): Refined nonlinear finite element modelling towards ultimate bending moment calculation for concrete composite beams under negative moment. Thin-walled Structures, Vol. 116, pp. 201-211.
  12. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2017): Discussion of ‘Numerical methods for evaluating the sensitivity of element modal strain energy’. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design,Vol.137, pp. 40-42.
  13. D. Chronopoulos, C. Droz, R. Apalowo, M. Ichchou, Wang-Ji Yan (2017): Accurate structural identification for layered composite structures, through a wave and finite element scheme. Composite Structures, Vol.182, pp. 566-578.
  14. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis (2016): Application of transmissibility matrix and random matrix to Bayesian system identification with response measurements only. Smart Materials and Structures, Vol.25, pp.105017.
  15. Wang-Ji Yan, Zhou-Quan Feng and Wei-Xin Ren (2016): New insights into coherence analysis with a view towards extracting structural natural frequencies under operational conditions. Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation, Vol. 77, pp.187-202.
  16. Wang-Bao Zhou, Shu-Jin Li and Wang-Ji Yan* (2016): Practical formulas towards distortional buckling failure analysis for steel-concrete composite beams. Structural Design of Tall and Special Buildings, Vol. 25, No. 18, pp.1055-1072.
  17. Jin-Rui Zhang, Hong-Yan Ma, Wang-Ji Yan and Zong-Jing Li (2016): Defect detection and location in switch rails by acoustic emission and Lamb wave analysis: A feasibility study. Applied Acoustics, Vol.105, pp.67-74.
  18. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis (2015): A two-stage fast Bayesian spectral density approach for ambient modal analysis. Part II: mode shape assembly and case studies. Mechanical System and Signal Processing, Vol.54, pp.156-171.
  19. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis (2015): A two-stage fast Bayesian spectral density approach for ambient modal analysis. Part I: posterior most probable value and uncertainty. Mechanical System and Signal Processing, Vol.54, pp.139-155.
  20. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis (2015): A novel Bayesian approach for structural model updating utilizing statistical modal information from multiple setups. Structural Safety, Vol.52, pp.260-271.
  21. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2015): An enhanced power spectral density transmissibility (EPSDT) approach for operational modal analysis: theoretical and experimental investigation. Engineering Structures, Vol. 102, pp.108-119.
  22. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2014): A closed-form of modal flexibility sensitivity and its application in structural damage detection. Journal of Vibration and Control, Vol.20, No.12, pp.1816-1830.
  23. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2013): Use of continuous wavelet transmissibility for operational modal identification. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, Vol.139, No.9, pp.1444-1456.
  24. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2012): Operational modal parameter identification from power spectrum density transmissibility. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol.27, No.3, pp.202-217.
  25. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2012): Statistical structural damage detection based on the closed-form of element modal strain energy sensitivity. Mechanical System and Signal Processing, Vol.28, pp.183-194. 
  26. Wei-Xin Ren, Xiao-Xia Xu and Wang-Ji Yan (2012): Operational modal parameter identification based on covariance-driven continuous wavelet transform and singular value decomposition. Advances in Structural Engineering, Vol.16, No.3, pp.579-591.
  27. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren (2011): A direct algebraic method to calculate element modal strain energy sensitivity. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, Vol.27, No.5, pp. 694-710.
  28. Wang-Ji Yan, Tian-Li Huang and Wei-Xin Ren (2010): Damage detection method based on element modal strain energy sensitivity. Advances in Structural Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 6, pp.1075-1088.
  29. Wei-Xin Ren, Cong-Cong Su, Wang-Ji Yan (2010): Dynamic analysis of arch bridges using beam-arch segment assembly. Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol. 70, No.1, pp. 67-92.
  30. Wang-Ji Yan, Shi-Ze Cao, Wei-Xin Ren (2017) Structural system identification based on Bayesian analysis: Recent Advances. Applied Mathematics & Mechanics, Vol. 38 (1), pp.1000-0887. (Literature Review In Chinese)
  31. Wang-Ji Yan, Peng-Peng Wang, Qian Sun, Wei-Xin Ren (2018): Recent advances in system identification based on transmissibility function.Engineering Mechanics, Vol. 35(05), pp. 1-9+26. (Literature Review In Chinese)

Conference Papers

  1. Meng-Yun Zhao, Wang-Ji Yan, Wei-Xin Ren and Michael Beer. Probabilistic modelling for frequency response functions and transmissibility functions with complex ratio statistics, 29th European Safety and Reliability Conference, Hannover, Germany, 22 - 26 September 2019.    
  2. Wang-Ji Yan, Dimitrios Chronopoulos, Structural anomaly detection based on probabilistic metric distance of transmissibility functions, 8th IOMAC-International Operational Modal Analysis Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 13th-15th May 2019.     
  3. Wang-Ji Yan, Dimitrios Chronopoulos, Costas Papadimitriou, Sergio Cantero-Chinchilla, Guo-Shu Zhu, Bayesian damage characterization based on probabilistic model of scattering coefficients and hybrid wave finite element model scheme, Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Crete, Greece, 24-26 June 2019.
  4. Meng-Yun Zhao, Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren. On the computation of probability density function of transmissibility function utilizing an efficient numerical method, 7th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, Qingdao, China, July 22-25, 2018.
  5. Lin-bo Cao, Qian Sun, Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren. Operational modal parameter identification of bridge based on power spectrum density transmissibility, 7th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, Qingdao, China, July 22-25, 2018.
  6. Wang-Ji Yan, Long Yang, Wei-Xin Ren. Application of new theorems on ratio statistics to transmissibility analysis in modal domain, 12th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability, TU Wien Vienna, Austria, 6-10 August, 2017.
  7. Wang-Ji Yan, Qian Sun and Wei-Xin Ren. Power Spectral Density Transmissibility (PSDT): An effective tool towards operational modal analysis insensitive to natural excitation, 24th Australian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Perth, Australia, 6-9 December, 2016.
  8. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren. A new theorem on multivariate statistics and its application in uncertainty quantification for transmissibility, Sixth Asian-Pacific Symposium on Structural Reliability and its Applications, Shanghai, 28-30 May, 2016.
  9. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis. Explicit closed-form approximation for uncertainty behavior of operational modal analysis: correlation and parametric analysis, International Symposium on Symposium on Reliability of Engineering System (SRES2015), Hangzhou, China, 15 -17 October, 2015.
  10. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis. A variable separation technique for fast Bayesian operational modal analysis in the frequency domain, 13th International Symposium on Structural Engineering, Hefei, China, 24 -27 October, 2014.
  11. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis. Fast Bayesian approach for ambient modal analysis and model updating: Experimental studies using wireless sensors, 9th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, Porto, Portugal, 30 June-2 July, 2014.
  12. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis. Decentralized Bayesian substructuring damage detection approach using nonstationary response measurements, 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability, New York, USA, 16-20 June, 2013.
  13. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis. Incomplete modal data-based structural model updating accommodating multiple uncertainties by employing wireless sensor network, 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability, New York, USA,16-20 June, 2013.
  14. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis. Mode shape assembly for ambient modal analysis using a two-stage Bayesian spectral density approach, 4th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Kos Island, Greece, 12-14 June, 2013.
  15. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis. A two-stage Bayesian approach for ambient modal analysis using wireless sensor: case of closely spaced modes, Joint Conference of the Engineering Mechanics Institute and 11th ASCE Joint Specialty Conference on Probabilistic Mechanics and Structural Reliability, Notre Dame, 17-20 June, 2012.
  16. Wang-Ji Yan and Lambros Katafygiotis. A two-stage Bayesian approach for ambient modal analysis using wireless sensor: case of separated modes, Fifth Asian-Pacific Symposium on Structural Reliability and its Applications, Singapore, 22-25 May, 2012.
  17. Wang-Ji Yan and Wei-Xin Ren. Sensitivity study of modal strain energy for structural damage detection, 2nd International Conference on Structural Condition Assessment, Monitoring and Improvement (SCAMI-2), Changsha, 19-22 November, 2007.

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Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau, E11
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China

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