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Yang

LianXiang Yang, Ph.D.LianXiang Yang, Ph.D.
Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department
410 EC; (248) 370-2283; Fax: (248) 370-4416
yang2@oakland.edu
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Ph.D., University of Kassel (Germany), 1997 
  • Joined Oakland University in October 2001
  • 08, 2008 - Present: Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Oakland University
  • 10, 2001 - 07, 2008: Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Oakland University
  • 04, 2000 - 10, 2001: R&D Scientist, JDS-Uniphase, Ottawa, Canada
  • 11, 1998 - 04, 2000: Senior Engineer, Dr. Ettemeyer GmbH & Co., Neu Ulm, Germany
  • 11, 1991 - 10, 1998: Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow in Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kassel, Germany
  • 01, 1986 - 11, 1991: Lecturer and Associate Professor, Dept. of Precision Mechanical Instruments, Hefei University of Technology, PR China
  • Chair of the Material Modeling & Testing (MM&T) Committee, SAE-International
  • Associate Editor of "Optical Engineering" - a Journal of SPIE
  • Associate Technical Editor of "Materials Evaluation" - a Jounnal of ASNT
  • Editorial Board of "Journal of Holography and Speckle."
  • Editorial Board of "the Optics and Photonics Journal"
  • Editorial Board of "the Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering"
  • Fellow of SPIE - The international Society of Optics and Photonics
  • Member of SAE, SEM, and ASNT
  • Advising 6 Ph.D. and 2 Master students

RESEARCH

  • Development and applications of advanced optical techniques for three deminsional measurements of contour, deformations, and strains/stresses etc.
  • Digital image processing and new software development
  • Experimental strain/stress analysis
  • Vibration and noise analysis
  • Nondestructive testing and material evaluation
  • Microstructure and MEMS (MicroElectroMechanicalSystems) measurement
  • Design validation and optimization
  • Design of Instrumentation
  • Authored and coauthored over 130 journal and conference papers, two books, two book chapters, and applied 8 patents worldwide in the areas listed above