Dr. YANG Zhengbao (楊征保)

Visiting address
ACAD-B6623
Phone: +852 34422308

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes

Biography

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

 

Teaching

  • MBE2016 Engineering Graphics
  • MBE 2107 Basics of Mechanical Engineering
  • MBE4046 Green Industrial Systems
  • MBE6051 Sustainable Green Manufacturing

Qualifications/Experiences

Education

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