**Nanoscience and Nanotechnology**

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology is an international and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal covering fundamental and applied research in all disciplines of science, engineering and medicine.

**p-ISSN:**2163-257X**e-ISSN:**2163-2588**Website:**http://journal.sapub.org/nn

## Jie Yang

**Editorial Board Member of**

*Nanoscience and Nanotechnology*Lecturer, Rmit University, Australia

**Research Areas**

Composite Structures, Smart Structures, Structural Stability and Dynamics, Nanocomposites, Nano-Mechanics, MEMS/NEMS, Solid Mechanics

### Education

2002 | Ph.D | Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China |

1990 | M.Sc | Solid Mechanics, Tianjin University, China |

1983 | B.Sc | Mechanical Engineering, Southwestern Petroleum Institute |

### Experience

2010-present | Senior Lecturer, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, RMIT University |

2007-2009 | Lecturer, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, RMIT University |

2005-2007 | Lecturer, Department of Building and Construction, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong |

2004-2005 | Research Fellow, Department of Building and Construction, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong |

2002-2004 | Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Civil Engineering, the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland |

1997-2002 | Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wuhan Institute of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China |

1992-1997 | Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wuhan Institute of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China |

1983-1997 | Engineer, Henan Petroleum Exploration Bureau, Nanyang, Henan, China |

### Academic Achievement

SAMME Research Leave Award, RMIT University, 2010 |

Most cited articles from 2004 to 2008 in International Journal of Solids and Structures |

Second most cited article in Composite Structures journal |

Excellent PhD Dissertation Award, from Shanghai Municipal Education Committee, China, 2004 |

DaTang TELCOM Scholarship, 2000 |

### Membership

Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) |

### Publications: Journals

[1] | Hu, Y.J., Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S. Pull-in analysis of electro-statically actuated curved microbeams with large deformation. Smart Materials and Structures.In press. IF = 1.74 |

[2] | Yang, J., Ke, L.L., Kitipornchai, S. Nonlinear free vibration of single-walled carbon nanotubes using nonlocal Timoshenko beam theory. Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures. 2010; 42 (5): 1727-1735. IF = 1.29 |

[3] | Ke, L.L., Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S. Nonlinear free vibration of functionally graded carbon nanotube-reinforced composite beams. Composite Structures 2010; 92 (3): 676-683. IF = 1.45 |

[4] | Shen, H.S., Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S. Postbuckling of internal pressure loaded FGM cylindrical shells surrounded by an elastic medium. European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids. 2010; 29 (3): 448-460. IF = 1.05 |

[5] | Yang, J., Hao, Y.X., Zhang W., Kitipornchai, S. Nonlinear dynamic response of a functionally graded plate with a through-width surface crack. Nonlinear Dynamics. 2010; 59 (1-2): 207-219. IF = 1.30 |

[6] | Zhang W., Yang, J., Hao, Y.X. Chaotic vibration of orthotropic FGM rectangular plates based on the third-order shear deformation theory. Nonlinear Dynamics. 2010; 59 (4): 619-660. IF = 1.30 |

[7] | Ke, L.L., Xiang, Y., Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S. Nonlinear free vibration of embedded double-walled carbon nanotubes based on nonlocal Timoshenko beam theory. Computational Materials Science. 2009; 47 (2): 409-417. IF = 1.14 |

[8] | Ke, L.L., Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S., Xiang, Y. Flexural vibration and elastic buckling of a cracked Timoshenko beam made of functionally graded materials. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures. 2009; 16 (6): 488-502. IF = 0.86 |

[9] | Ke, L.L., Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S. Postbuckling analysis of edge cracked functionally graded Timoshenko beams under end shortening. Composite Structures. 2009; 90 (2): 152-160. IF = 1.45 |

[10] | Yang, J., Ke, L.L., Kitipornchai, S. Thermo-mechanical analysis of an inhomogeneous double-layer coating system under Hertz pressure and tangential traction. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures. 2009; 16 (4): 308-318. IF = 0.86 |

[11] | Yang, J., Ke, L.L. Frictionless contact of a surface coating-graded layer-substrate structure under a rigid punch. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. 2008; 50(6): 985-994. IF = 1.08 |

[12] | Ke, L.L., Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S., Y.S. Wang. Electro-mechanical contact behavior of a functionally graded piezoelectric layered half-plane under a rigid punch. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2008; 45 (11-12): 3313-3333. IF = 1.81 |

[13] | Yang, J., Chen, Y., Xiang, Y., Jia, X.L. Free and forced vibration of a cracked FGM beam under an axial force and a moving load. Journal of Sound and Vibration. 2008; 312 (1-2): 166-181. IF = 1.36 |

[14] | Xiang, H.J., Yang, J.Free and forced vibrations of a laminated FGM Timoshenko beam of variable thickness under heat conduction. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2008; 39 (2): 292-303. IF = 1.48 |

[15] | Ke, L.L., Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S., Y.S. Wang. Frictionless contact analysis of functionally graded piezoelectric layered half-plane. Smart Materials and Structures. 2008; 17: 025003. IF = 1.74 |

[16] | Yang, J., Jia, X.L., Kitipornchai, S. Pull-in instability of nano-switches using nonlocal elasticity theory. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 2008; 41 (3) 035103. IF = 2.10 |

[17] | Yang, J., Chen, Y. Free vibration and buckling analyses of functionally graded beams with edge cracks. Composite Structures. 2008; 83 (1): 48-60. IF = 1.45 |

[18] | Huang, X.L., Jia, X.L., Yang, J., Wu, Y.F. Nonlinear vibration and dynamic response of three-dimensional braided composite plates. Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures. 2008; 15(1): 53-63. IF = 0.86 |

[19] | Yang, J., Xiang, H.J. A three-dimensional finite element study in the biomechanical behavior of an FGBM dental implant in surrounding bone. Journal of Biomechanics. 2007; 40 (11): 2377-2385. IF = 2.78 |

[20] | Yang, J., Huang, X.L. Nonlinear transient response of functionally graded plates with general imperfections in thermal environments. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2007; 196 (25-28): 2619-2630. IF = 2.13 |

[21] | Yang, J., Xiang, H.J. Thermo-electro-mechanical characteristics of functionally graded piezoelectric actuators. Smart Materials and Structures. 2007; 16 (3): 784-797. IF = 1.74 |

[22] | Yang, J., Liew, K.M., Kitipornchai, S. Imperfection sensitivity of post-buckling behavior of higher-order shear deformable functionally graded plates. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2006; 43 (17): 5247-5266. IF = 1.81 |

[23] | Liew, K.M., Yang, J., Wu, Y.-F. Nonlinear vibration of a coating-FGM-substrate cylindrical panel subjected to a temperature gradient. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2006; 195 (9-12): 1007-1026. IF = 2.13 |

[24] | Yang, J., Liew, K.M., Wu, Y.-F., Kitipornchai, S. Thermo-mechanical post-buckling of FGM cylindrical panels with temperature-dependent properties. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2006; 43 (2): 323-340. IF = 1.81 |

[25] | Kitipornchai, S., Yang, J., Liew, K.M. Random vibration of the functionally graded laminates in thermal environments. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2006; 195 (9-12): 1075-1095. IF = 2.13 |

[26] | Yang, J., Liew, K.M., Kitipornchai, S. Stochastic analysis of compositionally graded plates with system uncertainties under static loading. InternationalJournal of Mechanical Sciences. 2005; 47 (10): 1519-1541. IF = 1.08 |

[27] | Yang, J., Liew, K.M., Kitipornchai, S. Second-order statistics of the elastic buckling of functionally graded rectangular plates. Composites Science and Technology. 2005; 65 (7-8): 1165-1175. IF = 2.53 |

[28] | Liew, K.M., Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S. Thermal postbuckling of laminated plates comprising FGM with temperature-dependent material properties. Journal of Applied Mechanics ASME. 2004; 71 (6): 839-850. IF = 1.07 |

[29] | Kitipornchai, S., Yang, J., Liew, K.M. Semi-analytical solution for nonlinear vibration of laminated FGM plates with geometric imperfections. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2004; 41 (9-10): 2235-2257. IF = 1.81 |

[30] | Yang, J., Liew, K.M., Kitipornchai, S. Dynamic stability of laminated FGM plates based on higher-order shear deformation theory. Computational Mechanics. 2004; 33 (4): 305-315. IF = 1.64 |

[31] | Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S., Liew K.M. Nonlinear analysis of thermo-electro-mechanical behavior of shear deformable FGM plates with piezoelectric actuators. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2004; 59 (12): 1605-1632. IF = 2.23 |

[32] | Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S., Liew, K.M. Large amplitude vibration of thermo-electro-mechanically stressed FGM laminated plates. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2003; 192 (35-36): 3861-3885. IF = 2.13 |

[33] | Liew, K.M., Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S. The postbuckling of piezoelectric FGM plates subjected to thermo-electro-mechanical loading. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2003; 40(15): 3869-3892. IF = 1.81 |

[34] | Yang, J., Shen, H.S. Free vibration and parametric resonance of shear deformable functionally graded cylindrical panels in thermal environment. Journal of Sound and Vibration. 2003; 261(5): 871-893. IF = 1.36 |

[35] | Yang, J., Shen, H.S. Nonlinear analysis of functionally graded plates under transverse and in-plane loads. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics. 2003; 38(3): 467-482. IF = 1.30 |

[36] | Yang, J., Shen, H.S. Nonlinear bending analysis of shear deformable functionally graded plates subjected to thermo-mechanical loads and under various boundary conditions. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2003; 34(2): 103-115.IF = 1.48 |

[37] | Yang, J., Shen, H.S. Vibration characteristics and transient response of shear deformable functionally graded plates in thermal environment. Journal of Sound and Vibration. 2002; 255(3): 579-602. IF = 1.36 |

[38] | Yang, J., Shen, H.S. Dynamic response of initially stressed functionally graded rectangular plates resting on elastic foundations. Composite Structures. 2001; 54(4): 497-508.IF = 1.45 |

[39] | Yang, J., Shen H.S., Zhang, L. Nonlinear local response of foam-filled sandwich plates with laminated faces under combined transverse and in-plane loads. Composite Structures. 2001; 52(2): 137-148.IF = 1.45 |

[40] | Yang, J., Zhang, L. Nonlinear analysis of imperfect laminated thin plates under transverse and in-plane loads and resting on an elastic foundation by a semi-analytical approach. Thin-Walled Structures. 2000; 38(3): 195-227. IF = 0.79 |

### Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1] | Yang, J., Yan, T. Nonlinear frequency response of parametrically excited functionally graded Timoshenko beams with a crack. The 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM/APCOM 2010), 19-23 July 2010, Sydney, Australia. |

[2] | X.L. Jia, Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S. Characterization of FGM micro-switches under electrostatic and Casimir forces. The 9th World Congress on Computational Mechanics and 4th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM/APCOM 2010), 19-23 July 2010, Sydney, Australia. |

[3] | Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S., Xiang, Y. Parametric instability of functionally graded Timoshenko beams with an open edge crack. The Second International Symposium on Computational Mechanics (ISCM II) and the Twelfth international Conference on the Enhancement and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering and Science (EPMESC XII), November 30-December 3, 2009, Hong Kong and Macau, China. |

[4] | Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S. Nonlinear vibration of simply supported functionally graded plates with edge crack. The 6th International Congress of the Croatian Society of Mechanics, September 30-October 2, 2009, Dubrovnik, Croatia. |

[5] | Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S., Xiang, Y. Flexural vibration of an edge-cracked functionally graded beam: Analytical solutions. Proceedings of the 5th Australasian Conference on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 2007). 10-12 December 2007. Brisbane, Australia. |

[6] | Xiang, Y., Yang, J., Xiang, H.J. The forced harmonic response spectrum of functionally graded dental implants. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering (ICCE-15). 15-21 July 2007. Haikou, China. pp. 1099-1100. |

[7] | Yang, J., Xiang, H.J., Xiang, Y. Electromechanical bending of a graded piezoelectric actuator with shear deformation. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering (ICCE-15). 15-21 July 2007. Haikou, China. pp. 1106-1109. |

[8] | Yang, J., Wu, Y.F. Flexural vibration of a smart laminated FGM plate with initial imperfections. Proceedings of the 2006 International Symposium on Active Control of Sound and Vibration (Active 2006). 18-20 September 2006. Adelaide, Australia. |

[9] | Kitipornchai, S., Yang, J., Liew, K.M. Local faceplate buckling of a sandwich panel with a graded core. 19th Annual Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM19). 29 Nov.-1 Dec. 2006. Christchurch, New Zealand. |

[10] | Yang, J. Wu, Y.-F. Interfacial stresses in plated concrete beams including shear deformation effect. Proceedings of International Symposium on Bond Behavior of FRP in Structures (BBFS 2005). 6-9 December 2005. Hong Kong. pp. 169-173. |

[11] | Yang, J., Liew, K.M., Kitipornchai, S., and Veidt, M. Nonlinear vibration of non-homogeneous FGM plates on elastic foundations, Proceedings of the 10th Asia-Pacific Vibration Conference, 12-14 June 2003, Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 808-813. |

### Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1] | Liew, K.M., Yang, J., Kitipornchai, S. Differential Quadrature Element Method for Vibration Analysis of Plates. Chapter 11 in Analysis and Design of Plated Structures: Edited by N.E. Shanmugam and C.M. Wang. Woodhead Publishing Limited. 322-375, 2006. |