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Yanfeng Shen
Associate Professor
Office 502
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext. 5021
Email yanfeng.shen@sjtu.edu.cn
Webpage https://amis.sjtu.edu.cn/


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina (2014)
B.S. Engineering Mechanics, Wuhan University (2010)

Work Experience

2020 –pres. Associate Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2016 -2020. Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2014 – 2015 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan

Research Interests

  • Structural health monitoring
  • Nondestructive evaluation
  • Sensors and actuators
  • Structural waves and vibrations

Honors and Awards

  • Achenbach Medal, the Structural Health Monitoring Community (2020)
  • Outstanding Youth Post Expert, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2020)
  • Shanghai Youth Medal, Shanghai City (2019)
  • Jason Daida Teaching Excellence Award, UM-SJTU Joint Institute (2018)
  • Best Paper Award, 4th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring and Integrity Management (2018)
  • Candle Light Teaching Award, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2018)
  • Best Paper Award, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (2017)

Selected Publications

  • Shen and C.E.S. Cesnik, “Nonlinear Scattering and Mode Conversion of Lamb Waves at Breathing Cracks: An Efficient Numerical Approach”, Ultrasonics, Vol. 94, pp. 202-217 (2019).
  • Wang and Y. Shen, “An enhanced Lamb wave virtual time reversal technique for damage detection with transducer function compensation”, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 28, pp. 1-16 (2019)
  • Tian, Y. Shen, D. Rao, and W. Xu, “Metamaterial improved nonlinear ultrasonics for fatigue damage detection”, Smart Materials and Structures. Vol.28, pp. 1-13 (2019)
  • Shen, J. Wang, and W. Xu, “Nonlinear features of guided wave scattering from rivet hole nucleated fatigue cracks considering the rough contact surface condition”, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 27, No. 10, pp. 1-15 (2018)
  • Shen and C.E.S. Cesnik, “Local interaction simulation approach for efficient modeling of linear and nonlinear ultrasonic guided wave active sensing of complex structures”, Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnostics and Prognostics of Engineering Systems, Vol. 1(1), pp. 1-9 (2018)
  • Shen and C.E.S. Cesnik, “Modeling of nonlinear interactions between guided waves and fatigue cracks using local interaction simulation approach”, Ultrasonics, Vol. 74, pp. 106-123 (2017)
  • Shen and C.E.S. Cesnik, “Hybrid local FEM/global LISA modeling of damped guided wave propagation in complex composite structures”, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 25, pp. 1-20 (2016)
  • Shen and V. Giurgiutiu, “Combined Analytical FEM Approach for Efficient Simulation of Lamb Wave Damage Detection”, Ultrasonics, Vol. 69, pp. 116-128 (2016)
  • Shen and V. Giurgiutiu, “Effective Non-reflective Boundary for Lamb Waves: Theory, Finite Element Implementation, and Applications”, Wave Motion, Vol. 58, pp. 22-41 (2015)
  • Shen and V. Giurgiutiu, “WaveFormRevealer – An Analytical Framework and Predictive Tool for the Simulation of Multimodal Guided Wave Propagation and Interaction with Damage”, Structural Health Monitoring – An International Journal, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 491-511 (2014)
  • Shen and V. Giurgiutiu, “Predictive Modeling of Nonlinear Wave Propagation for Structural Health Monitoring with Piezoelectric Wafer Active Sensors”, Journal of Intelligent Materials Systems and Structures, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 506-520 (2014)

Professional Service

  • Guest editor of special issue “Piezoelectric Transducers based Structural Health Monitoring” for Sensors (2020)
  • Chairman of Congress-Wide Symposium on NDE & SHM, ASME IMECE2020 (2020)
  • Executive committee member for Equipment Structure Health Monitoring and Prognostics Society (CSHMP), China (2016-now)
  • Advisory board member for ASME Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnostics and Prognostics of Engineering Systems (2018-now)
  • Scientific committee and session chair of SPIE Smart Structures & NDE (2018-now)
  • Scientific committee and session chair of ASME IMECE (2018-now)

Courses Taught (Recent 5 Years)

  • Vg 100 Introduction to Engineering
  • Vm 211 Introduction to Solid Mechanics
  • Vm 541 Mechanical Vibrations
  • Vm 645 Wave Propagation in Elastic Solids