Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Yang En-Hua

Assistant Professor

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
Research Grant
  • A*STAR-MND Green Building Joint Grant Call (2013-)
  • Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2013-) [by Ministry of Education (MOE)]
  • Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2014-) [by MOE]
  • JTC Corporation - NTU (2013-) [by JTC Corporation]
  • MND- Land and Liveability National Innovation Challenge (L2 NIC) (2014-) [by Ministry of National Development (MND)]
  • Magortherm Pte Ltd (2015-) [by Magortherm Pte Ltd]
  • NEA Environment Technology Research Programme (2014-)
  • NRF CREATE (2012-2017) [by National Research Foundation (NRF)]
  • NTU-JTC Industrial Infrastructure Innovation Centre (I3C) (2015-)
  • 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
  • Development of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Ultra High Performance Concrete (CNT-UHPC)
  • 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
  • Kang S.B., Tan, K.H., and Yang E.H. (2015). Progressive collapse resistance of precast beam-column sub-assemblages with engineered cementitious composites. Engineering Structures, 98, 186-200.
  • Kang S.B., Tan K.H., and Yang E.H. (2015). Proceedings of fib symposium 2015: Application of Engineered Cementitious Composites to Precast Beam-Column Sub-Assemblage under Column Removal Scenarios. fib symposium 2015Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Kang S.B., Tan K.H., Yang E.H., and Ng K.W. (2015). Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Design and Analysis of Protective Structures: Structural Behaviour of Precast Beam-Column Sub-Assemblages with Cast-In-Situ Engineered Cementitious Composites under Column Removal Scenarios. the Fifth International Conference on Design and Analysis of Protective Structures (DAPS2015)Singapore.
  • Yang, E.H., Garcez, E., & Li, V.C. (2012). Development of Pigmentable Engineered Cementitious Composites for Architectural Elements through Integrated Structures and Materials Design. Materials and Structures, 45(3), 425-432.
  • Yang, E.H., Garcez, E., & Li, V.C. (2011). 2nd RILEM International Conference on Strain Hardening Cementitious Composites (SHCC2-Rio): Development of Pigmentable Engineered Cementitious Composites for Architectural Elements through Integrated Structures and Materials Design.Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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