Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Yang En-Hua


Assistant Professor

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Engineering

Email: EHYANG@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)6790 5291
Office: N1-01b-56

Education
  • 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
Biography
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 http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/ehyang/
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
Research Grant
  • Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2014-2017) [by MOE]
  • JTC Corporation (2016-) [by JTC Corporation]
  • MND- Land and Liveability National Innovation Challenge (L2 NIC) (2014-)
  • MND- Land and Liveability National Innovation Challenge (L2 NIC) (2014-) [by Ministry of National Development (MND)]
  • MND- Land and Liveability National Innovation Challenge (L2 NIC) (2016-) [by Ministry of National Development (MND)]
  • NEA Environment Technology Research Programme (2014-)
  • NRF CREATE (2012-2017) [by National Research Foundation (NRF)]
  • NTU-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre (I3C) (2015-) [by JTC Corporation]
  • ceEntek Pte Ltd (2012-2017)
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)
  • Embedded Polymeric Fiber And/Or Steel Fiber In Concrete Mix And Self-Temperature-Sensing Concrete
  • 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
  • Performance approach to recycled aggregates classification
  • Singapore-Berkeley Building Efficiency and Sustainability in the Tropics
  • Study of the Chemo-physical Process of Autogenous Crack Healing in Cement-based Materials
  • Study of the Mechano-electrochemical Coupling Effect on Reinforcing Steel Corrosion
  • UCB CREATE SinBerBEST (Singapore-Berkeley) Thrust 5 on Materials, Design & Life Cycle of Energy-Efficient Buildings
  • Use of Jurong Rock for Geopolymer Concrete Production
Selected Publications
  • Behzad Nematollahi, Jishen Qiu, En-Hua Yang, Jay Sanjayan. (2017). Micromechanics constitutive modelling and optimization of strain hardening geopolymer composite. Ceramics International, 43(8), 5999-6007.
  • Behzad Nematollahi, Jay Sanjayan, Jishen Qiu, En-Hua Yang. (2017). High ductile behavior of a polyethylene fiber-reinforced one-part geopolymer composite: A micromechanics-based investigation. Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, 17(3), 555-563.
  • S He, J Qiu, J Li, EH Yang. (2017). Strain hardening ultra-high performance concrete (SHUHPC) incorporating CNF-coated polyethylene fibers. Cement and Concrete Research, 98, 50-60.
  • Jishen Qiu, En-Hua Yang. (2017). Micromechanics-based investigation of fatigue deterioration of engineered cementitious composite (ECC). Cement and Concrete Research, 95, 65-74.
  • Behzad Nematollahi, Jay Sanjayan, Jishen Qiu, En-Hua Yang. (2017). Micromechanics-based investigation of sustainable ambient temperature cured one-part strain hardening geopolymer composite. Construction and Building Materials, 131(552-563).

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