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Yanfeng Shen
Associate Dean / Associate Professor, JI
Associate Professor, SNAOCE
Office 400C
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext. 4003
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 – 2016 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan

Research Interests

  • Structural health monitoring
  • Nondestructive evaluation
  • Ultrasonics and structural vibrations
  • Sensors and actuators
  • Elastic metamaterials for wave and vibration control

Honors and Awards

  • 2021“Jia-He” Teaching Excellence Award, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2022)
  • Ko Guan Top Ten Teachers, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2021)
  • Shanghai-rising Star, Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (STCSM) (2021)
  • Achenbach Medal, the International Structural Health Monitoring Community (2020)
  • Outstanding Youth Post Expert, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2020)
  • Shanghai Youth Medal, Shanghai City (2019)
  • Best Paper Award, 4th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring and Integrity Management (2018)
  • Best Paper Award, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (2017)

Selected Publications

  • Song, Y.; Shen, Y. (2022). “A smoothly tunable shape memory metamaterial with adaptive bandgaps for ultra-wide frequency spectrum vibration control”, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 31, 055019
  • Song, Y.; Shen, Y. (2021). “A tunable phononic crystal system for elastic ultrasonic wave control”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 118, 224104
  • Wang, J.; Shen, Y.; Rao, D.; Xu, W. (2021). “Physical-virtual time reversing of nonlinear Lamb waves for fatigue crack detection and quantification”, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 160, 107921
  • Wang, J.; Shen, Y.; Rao, D.; Xu, W. (2021). “An instantaneous-baseline multi-indicial nonlinear ultrasonic resonance spectral correlation technique for fatigue crack detection and quantification”, Nonlinear Dynamics, DOI:10.1007/s11071-020-06128-x
  • Tian, Y.; Shen, Y.; Qin, X.; Yu, Z. (2021). “Enabling the complete mode conversion of Lamb waves into shear horizontal waves via a resonance-based elastic metamaterial”, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 118, 014101
  • Tian, Y.; Shen, Y. (2020). “Selected guided wave mode transmission enabled by elastic metamaterials”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 485, 115566
  • 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)

Professional Service

  • Editorial Board Member, Ultrasonics (IF = 2.89) (2021-now)
  • Guest editor of special issue “Piezoelectric Transducers based Structural Health Monitoring” for Sensors (IF = 3.56) (2020)
  • Advisory board member, ASME Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnostics and Prognostics of Engineering Systems (2019-now)
  • Executive Committee Member, Nondestructive Diagnostics and Prognostics Division (NDPD) of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) (2020.10-now)
  • Syndic, Equipment Structural Health Monitoring and Prognostics Society (CSHMP), China (2016-now)
  • Chair and Co-chair, Congress-Wide Symposium on NDE&SHM, ASME IMECE (2020-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