Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Yang En-Hua

Assistant Chair (Academic), School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Engineering

Phone: (+65)6790 5291
Office: N1-01b-56

  • PhD (Civil & Env Eng) University of Michigan 2008
  • MSE (Mtl Sc & Eng) University of Michigan 2005
  • MS (ApplMech) National Taiwan University 1999
  • BS (EngSc) National Cheng Kung University 1997
Dr. YANG En-Hua is assistant professor with the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Nanyang Technological University. Prior to joining NTU, Dr. Yang was a forensic engineer in Exponent’s Buildings and Structures practice. He received his PhD degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Michigan. Dr. Yang specializes in the development of sustainable infrastructure through the innovative construction materials technology. His principal areas of expertise are strain hardening cementitious composites ECC, composite micromechanics, material characterization, and material microstructure analysis and tailoring. He is experienced in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system and is a LEED Accredited Professional certified by the U.S. Green Building Council. Dr. Yang is a board member of the ASCE-Singapore session and is also a committee member of ACI Technical Committee 130 Sustainability of Concrete.

You can visit Dr. Yang's research group website
Research Interests
Strain-hardening cementitious composites (SHCC); Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC); Self-healing/smart construction material; Green building/construction material; Ultra-high performance concrete; Multi-functional high performace roof/facade coating; Building energy simulation; Waste-to-resource/energy; Life cycle assessment; Micromechanics; Corrosion; Fatigue; Impact
Current Projects
  • A Novel Approach to Reutilize Incineration Bottom Ash (IBA) for Civil Engineering Applications: IBA Aerated Concrete
  • Application of engineering cementitious composites (ECC) and blast detailing on national critical infrastructures against blast loading
  • Biocrete: A Microbio Concrete
  • Cool Singapore
  • Development of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Ultra High Performance Concrete (CNT-UHPC)
  • Field Demonstration of Bendable Concrete Precast Pavement
  • Life Safety and Structural Fire Safety of Mega Underground Caverns in Singapore
  • Magortherm High Energy Performance Building Envelope Test Bedding in Tropical Climate
  • Multi-functional Cool Paint Incorporating TiO2-based Nano-capsules of Phase Change Material for Building Applications in Tropics
  • Novel and carbon-neutral concrete products incorporating local waste products
  • Performance approach to recycled aggregates classification
  • Use of Jurong Rock for Geopolymer Concrete Production
Selected Publications
  • Zhitao Chen, Guanghui Zhang, En-hua Yang. (2018). Study of steel corrosion in strain-hardening cementitious composites (SHCC) via electrochemical techniques. Electrochimica Acta, 261, 402-411.
  • Zhitao Chen, En-Hua Yang. (2017). Early age hydration of blended cement with different size fractions of municipal solid waste incineration bottom ash. Construction and Building Materials, 156, 880-890.
  • Junxia Li, Jishen Qiu, Shan He, En-Hua Yang. (2017). Strain-Hardening Cement-Based Composites: Micromechanics-Based Design of Strain Hardening Cementitious Composites (SHCC). International Conference on Strain-Hardening Cement-Based Composites SHCC4 (pp. 12-27)Springer.
  • Shan He, Jishen Qiu, Junxia Li, En-hua Yang. (2017). Strain-Hardening Cement-Based Composites: Development of High Strength and High Ductility Cementitious Composites Incorporating CNF-Coated Polyethylene Fibers. International Conference on Strain-Hardening Cement-Based Composites SHCC4 (pp. 172-180)Springer.
  • Shan He, Jishen Qiu, Junxia Li, En-Hua Yang. (2017). Strain hardening ultra-high performance concrete (SHUHPC) incorporating CNF-coated polyethylene fibers. Cement and Concrete Research, 98, 50-60.

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