Virtual Conference: November 1 – 5, 2021
Dr. Yanfeng Shen is a tenure-track Associate Professor at the University of Michigan–Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute. He received his Bachelor’s degree in engineering mechanics from Wuhan University in 2010 and his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of South Carolina in 2014. Thereafter, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan. Dr. Shen started as a tenure-track Assistant Professor at the Joint Institute in 2016 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2020. He is serving as an executive member for Equipment Structure Health Monitoring and Prognostics Society (CSHMP) of China. He is also serving on the executive committee of Nondestructive Evaluation, Diagnosis and Prognosis Division (NDPD) of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). In 2017, he received the best paper award for his research on nonlinear ultrasonics from the ASME international mechanical engineering congress & exposition. In 2018, his research on efficient numerical modeling techniques was acknowledged with the best paper award by the 4th international conference on structural health monitoring and integrity management. In 2019, he was honored with the Youth Medal from Shanghai Government. Due to his outstanding contribution to the advancement of the field of structural health monitoring, he was awarded the Achenbach Medal from the international structural health monitoring community in 2020. Dr. Shen was recently selected into the Shanghai Rising Star Program by the science and technology commission of Shanghai municipality in 2021.