May 8-11, 2017 | David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Exhibits May 9-11
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Dr. Xiong (Bill) Yu is a full professor at the Department of Civil Engineering, Case Western Reserve University. He also holds secondary appointments from Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Dr. Yu received his Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from Purdue University in 2003, B.S. (1997) and M.S. (2000) degrees in Civil/Hydraulic Engineering from Tsinghua University, China. He has extensive interdisciplinary training by holding a M.S. degree (2002) from the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Purdue University and a B.S. degree (1997) from the School of Computer Science, Tsinghua University. Dr. Yu joined the Department of Civil Engineering, Case Western Reserve University as assistant professor in 2005. His research interests converge at the interface of Civil Engineering and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The interdisciplinary efforts aim to improve the sustainability and smartness of geosystems and infrastructure systems for the good of the public. His research interest includes sustainable and multifunctional infrastructure, geomaterials and geosystems, multiphysics processes, innovative sensors, structural health monitoring, smart haptic interface with environment, intelligent systems, etc. He has led around 40 competitive research projects mostly as PI, including 12 projects sponsored by the National Science Foundation (11 as PI, 1 as co-PI). He is also PI for a number of projects sponsored by the National Research Council, the Federal Highway Administration, and the Ohio Board of Regents, the Ohio Department of Transportation, and private industry. Research support totals over $8.5M. Dr. Yu is a recipient of NSF CAREER award in 2009. He has published over 250 papers (including 73 journal articles, 43 special publication papers, and over 100 referred conference papers). He has co-edited 6 Geotechnical Special Publications. He holds a few U.S. patents and invention disclosures.