Wang-Ji Yan  顏 王 吉

PhD in Civil Engineering, The HongKong University of Science and Technology, 2013

Associate professor, State Key Lab of Internet of Things for Smart City and Department of Civil Engineering

Email: wangjiyan@um.edu.mo; Tel: (853) 8822-9220

Openings (We Want Talents!)

New positions of Postdoc, PhD, Master, and Research Assistant are available from time to time.  If you are interested in our research, please don’t hesitate to contact Prof. Yan at wangjiyan@um.edu.mo

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News

  •  An application led by the group has successfully won the Second Class Award in the Natural Science category at the 2022 Science and Technology Awards from the Chinese Association of Vibration Engineering (the award rate is no more than 20%). 
  •  A new paper “An Analytically Tractable Solution for Hierarchical Bayesian Model Updating with Variational Inference Scheme” was published online in MSSP. This paper provided a new framework for Hierarchical Bayesian Model Updating based on Variational Inference, and resolved an important issue about the hypercovariance which was not reasonable in the previous papers based on asymptotic approximations. Congratulations to Xinyu!
  •  A new paper “Efficient inner-outer decoupling scheme for non-probabilistic model updating with high dimensional model representation and Chebyshev approximation” was published in Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing online. Congratulations to Mo Jiang! 
  •  A new paper “Bayesian nonparametric general regression with adaptive kernel bandwidth and its application to seismic attenuation” was published in Advanced Engineering Informatics. Congratulations to Wenjing!
  • Mr. Yang DeXi (Bacholar @ Southeast University, Master @ HKUST) joined the group as a research assistant. He has successfully won the Postgraduate Teaching Assistantship and will enroll as a PhD student in August.
  • IOTSC Distinguished Talk Series “Dealing with Uncertainties in Structural Vibration and Health Monitoring” was successfully held in November. Four world-renowned experts inclduing Prof. Chen J.B. from Tongji University, Prof. Au S.K. from NTU, Prof. Costas Papadimitrous from Greece and Prof. Michael Beer from Germany gave wonderful invited talks during this event. This event also attracted a signifiance number of audiances working in the field of uncertainty analysis. 
  • Our PhD students Mei Linfeng and Hao Tengteng won the Best Poster Award and the Outstanding Poster Award in the Macao Conference on Smart City Technologies 2022. Congratulations!
  • Ms. Yin Yuanwei successfully passed the oral defense of her master thesis. Congratulations!
  • The 13th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR2021) was held in Shanghai. Prof. Yan co-orgonized and co-chaired a session “Uncertainty Modelling, Quantification & Propagation in System Identification & Structural Damage Detection” together with Prof. Yuen, Prof. Costas and Prof. Beer and Prof. Lambros.
  •  A new paper “An adaptive variational mode extraction method based on multi-domain and multi-objective optimization for bearing fault diagnosis” was published in Strctural Health Monitoring online. Congratulations to Xiaoan! 
  • A new paper “Structural novelty detection Based on Laplace asymptotic expansion of the Bhattacharyya distance of transmissibility function and Bayesian resampling scheme” was accepted by Journal of Sound and Vibration! Congratulations to Linfeng!
  • A new MYRG project entitled “Unsupervised Damage Detection for Bridges Utilizing Statistical Property of Strain Transmissibility under Moving Vehicles and Novel Probabilistic Machine Learning Schemes ” was approved. 
  • Mr. Wong Man Iok and Niu Mengkai joined the group for their master degrees. Welcome!
  • Ms. Zhao Mengyun and Ms. Gui Piao joined the group as a postdoc fellow and a RA. Welcome!
  • A new paper “Estimation of time-varying noise parameters for unscented Kalman filter” was accepted by MSSP! Congratulations to Yusong!
  • A new FDCT project entitled “Key Technologies and Demonstration Application of Intelligent Health Monitoring and Maintenance Decision-Making for Bridges in Guangdong-Macao In-Depth Cooperation Zone in Hengqin” was approved. 
  • Prof. Yan was awarded to be the recipient of the U-level “2021/2022 Incentive Scheme for Outstanding Academic Staff”.
  • Two Chinese invention patents working together with master students previously were approved by China National Intellectural Property Administration.
  • The FYP sutdent Wong Man Iok was selected for the FST Dean’s Final Year Project List. Congratulations!
  • Ms. Zhang Lele successfully passed the oral defense of her master thesis. Congratulations!
  • Two UG students Wong Man Iok  and Liu Ruiming successfully passed the FYP report oral defenses. Congratulations!
  • Dr. Ping Menghao formerly conducting researches under the supervision of Prof. Han Xu joined the group as a postdoc. Wamely welcome!
  • A new paper entitled “Monitoring gross vehicle weight with a probabilistic and influence line-free bridge weight-In-motion scheme based on a transmissibility-like index” was appceted by MSSP. Congratulations to Tengteng!
  • A new paper entitled ” Bayesian inference for the dynamic properties of long-span bridges under vortex-induced vibration with Scanlan’s model and dense optical flow scheme” was appceted by MSSP.
  • Dr. Jia Xinyu formerly conducting researches under the supervision of Professor Costas Papadimitriou joined the group as a postdoc. Warmly welcome!
  • A new FDCT project entitled “Probabilistic Machine Learning for Evolution Law Tracking and Intelligent Detection of Fatigue Damage for High-Speed Railway subjected to Multiple Uncertainties” was approved.
  • A new paper entitled “Analytical investigation into error propagation of power spectral density transmissibility (PSDT) based on coherence function” was appceted by JSV.  Congratulations to Sun Qian.
  • A new paper entitled “A Model-Driven Scheme to Compensate the Strain-Based Non-Intrusive Dynamic Pressure Measurement for Hydraulic Pipe” was appceted by IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. Congratulations to Zechao!
  • Our paper published in MSSP entiled ‘Transmissibility-based system identification for structural health monitoring: Fundamentals, approaches, and applications’  was featured as the most cited articles in MSSP since 2018.
  • Our paper published in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics entiled ‘Uncertainty quantification for system identification utilizing the Bayesian theory and its recent advances’  was featured as the most cited articles in AMM. 
  • Dr. X.A. Yan was selected as  Macao Youth Scholar (25 in total this year). Congratulations!
  • Three PhD students  (L.F. Mei, J. Mo and J.Z. Zang) and two master student (H.Y. Wu and S.R. Li) joined the group. Welcome!
  • Prof. Yan was invited to present a Keynote Speak  ‘Transmissibility-based System Identification for Structural Health Monitoring: Theory, Practices and Applications’ in the National Conference on Modal Analysis held in Guizhou.
  • Prof. Yan delivered an Invited Talk ‘Fast Bayesian Model Updating with Advanced Stochastic Simulation, Metamodeling and Distributed Parallelization Strategies’ in the 8th International Conference on Vibration Engineering held in Shanghai.
  •  A MYRG project entitled “Intelligent Nondestructive Testing Technologies for Composite Structures based on Hierarchical Bayesian Learning Scheme and Advanced Modelling of Ultrasonic Wave Interaction with Nonlinear Damage” was approved. 
  • Prof. Yan was invited as reviewer for the National Science and Technology Awards
  • Prof. Yan delivered an Invited Talk ‘Transmissibility-based System Identification for Structural Health Monitoring under Stochastic Excitation: Theory, Approaches and Applications’ in the 12th National Conference on Stochastic Vibration and Application held in Chongqing.
  • Prof. Yan was among the World’s Top 2% Scientists List of year 2020 announced by Stanford University. 
  •  A FDCT project entitled ” Bayesian Time-Varying Approach for Modal Identification and Long-term Evolution Analysis for Bridges subject to Complex Operational Environments” was approved. 
  • The paper ‘A fast Bayesian inference scheme for identification of local structural properties of layered composites based on wave and finite element-assisted metamodeling strategy and ultrasound measurements’ was selected as as a key scientific article contributing to research excellence by Advances in Engineering selection committee.

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Last updated: 30 July 2021