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Webinar with Invited Speaker Xiong (Bill) Yu
May 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
“Development and Application of Innovative Time Domain Reflectometry Technologies for Civil Infrastructure”
About the Speaker
Dr. Xiong (Bill) Yu, Ph.D., P.E., is a Frank H. Neff Professor and Interim Chair at the Department of Civil Engineering, Case Western Reserve University. He also holds secondary appointments from Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
His research interests cover a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary research related to smart infrastructure, built upon the technical expertise in 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 integrates innovative sensors, smart materials, advanced computational modeling, and system perspective to address the challenges in geosystem and infrastructure. He is PI of over 40 research projects by federal, state, and private sectors. Dr. Yu is a recipient of NSF CAREER award in 2009. He was elected Fellow of ASCE in 2016 and elected Senior Member of IEEE in 2017. He has published over 300 papers (including over 100 journal articles, 50 special publication papers, and over 150 referred conference papers), a number of which are highlighted. He holds a few U.S. patents and invention disclosures. Dr. Yu achieved demonstrated excellence in graduate education and team building. He served as Chair of ASCE Geo-Institute Engineering Geology and Site Characterization committee, which received the Committee of the Year, Chair of the Case School of Engineering Executive Committee, the Chair of CSE Promotion and Tenure Committee and Committee on Undergraduate Education.