题 目：Selection of Characteristic Values for Rock and Soil Properties Using Bayesian Statistics: Theory, Software and Application Example
报告人：Dr. Yu Wang City University of Hong Kong
Dr. Yu Wang (王宇) is an Associate Professor of geotechnical engineering at City University of Hong Kong. He obtained his PhD degree from Cornell University, USA. He is a Registered Professional Civil Engineer in Hong Kong and an elected Fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He served as president of ASCE Hong Kong Section in 2012-2013. His recent research efforts have focused on analytics and simulation of spatially varying but sparsely measured geo-data, machine learning in geotechnical engineering, geotechnical uncertainty, reliability and risk, soil-structure interaction, and seismic risk assessment of critical civil infrastructure systems. His research has earned several international recognitions, including the Highly Cited Research Award by the international journal of Engineering Geology in 2017, the First Class Award of the Natural Science Award in 2017, Hubei Provincial Government, China (湖北省自然科学奖一等奖), the GEOSNet Young Researcher Award by the Geotechnical Safety Network (GEOSNet) in 2015 in the Netherlands, and the Wilson Tang Best Paper Award in 2012 in Singapore. Dr Wang has authored/co-authored more than 140 technical publications in English, including 2 books and about 90 journal papers.