Dr. YANG Zhengbao (楊征保)

Visiting address
Phone: +852 34422308

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes


The group is looking for Ph.D. candidates and Research Associates (RA) with backgrounds in vibration analysis, circuit development, energy harvesting, smart materials or transducers.

Dr. Yang received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto in 2016 and his Bachelor degree from the Harbin Institute of Technology in 2012. His research interests are vibrations and mechatronics with a special focus on the development of smart structures and dynamical systems for energy harvesters, sensors and actuators. This interdisciplinary research area requires combining the knowledge and skills in mechanical design, electrical circuit, smart materials and dynamic analysis.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Energy Harvesting
  • Vibration Analysis and Control
  • Piezoelectric Materials
  • Flexible Sensors
  • Structural Health Monitoring 
  • Mechatronic Systems



  • MBE2016 Engineering Graphics
  • GE2301 Sci & Tech From Past to Future
  • MBE2107 Basics of Mechanical Engineering
  • MNE4046 Green Industrial Systems
  • MNE6051 Sustainable Green Manufacturing
  • MNE6005/8117 Micro Systems Technology



2008-2012, BS in the School of Mechatronics Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

2012-2016, PhD in the  Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada