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Ka-Veng Yuen

Prof. Ka-Veng Yuen

Faculty of Science and Technology

University of Macau, China

Professor


Email: kvyuen@umac.mo


Qualifications

2002  Ph.D., Civil Engineering, California Institute of Technology, US

1999  M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

1997  B.Sc., Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, Chinese Taipei


Publications(Selected)

  1. Yuen K.-V. (2010), Bayesian Methods for Structural Dynamics and Civil Engineering, John Wiley and Sons, ISBN: 978-0-470-82454-2.
  2. Kuok, S.C., and Yuen, K.-V. (2013) ¨Structural Health Monitoring of a Reinforced Concrete Building during the Severe Typhoon Vicente in 2012. The Scientific World Journal (Hindawi), Volume 2013, Article ID 509350, 12 pages, doi:10.1155/2013/509350.
  3. Xie, X.D., Wu, N., Yuen, K.-V., and Wang, Q. (2013) ¨Energy Harvesting from High-rise Buildings by a Piezoelectric Coupled Cantilever with a Proof Mass. International Journal of Engineering Science, 72, 98-106.
  4. Yuen, K.-V., Liang, P.F., and Kuok, S.C. (2013) ¨Online Estimation of Noise Parameters for Kalman Filter. Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 47(3), 361-381.
  5. Hoi, K.-I., Yuen, K.-V., and Mok, K.-M. (2013) ¨Improvement of the Multilayer Perceptron for Air Quality Modelling through an Adaptive Learning Scheme. Computers & Geosciences, 59, 148-155.
  6. Zhou, W.H., Yuen, K.-V., and Tan, F. (2013) ¨Estimation of Maximum Pullout Shear Stress of Grouted Soil Nails Using Bayesian Probabilistic Approach. International Journal of Geomechanics (ASCE), 13(5), 659-664, DOI:10.1061/(ASCE)GM.1943-5622.0000259.
  7. Hoi, K.-I.#, Mok, K.-M., Yuen, K.-V., and Pun, M.-H.# (2013) ¨Investigation of Fine Particulate Pollution in a Coastal City with a Mobile Monitoring Platform. Global NEST (Network for Environmental Science and Technology) Journal, 15(2), 178-187.
  8. Mok, K.-M., Yuen, K.-V., Cheong, K.-H.#, and Hoi, K.-I.# (2013) ¨A Search of the Dominant Free Surface Fluctuation Frequency Downstream of the Oscillating Hydraulic Jump with the Bayesian Spectral Density Approach. Physica Scripta (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences), T155, 014007, doi:10.1088/0031-8949/2013/T155/014007.
  9. Yan, W.M., Tham, L.G., and Yuen, K.-V. (2013) ¨Reliability of Empirical Relation on the Attenuation of Blast-induced Vibrations. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences (Elsevier), 59, 160-165.
  10. Kuok, S.C. and Yuen, K.-V. (2012) ¨Structural Health Monitoring of Canton Tower Using Bayesian Framework. Smart Structures and Systems, 10(4-5), 375-391.
  11. Yuen, K.-V., and Mu, H.-Q. (2012) ¨Novel Probabilistic Method for Robust Parametric Identification and Outlier Detection.Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 30: 48-59.
  12. Chiu, C.F., Yan, W.M. and Yuen, K.-V. (2012) ¨Estimation of Water Retention Curve of Granular Soils from Particle Size Distribution  a Bayesian Probabilistic Approach. Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 49(9): 1024-1035.
  13. Chiu, C.F., Yan, W.M. and Yuen, K.-V. (2012) ¨Reliability Analysis of Soil-Water Characteristics Curve and its Application to Slope Stability Analysis. Engineering Geology, 135: 83-91.
  14. Yuen, K.-V. (2012) ¨Updating Large Models for Mechanical Systems Using Incomplete Modal Measurement. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 28: 297-308.
  15. Yuen K.-V. and Kuok S.C. (2011), Bayesian Methods for Updating Dynamic Models, Applied Mechanics Reviews, 64, 1, 010802-1 -- 010802-18.
  16. Yuen K.-V. and Mu H.-Q. (2011), Peak Ground Acceleration Estimation by Linear and Nonlinear Models with Reduced Order Monte Carlo Simulation, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 26, 1, 30-47.
  17. Yuen K.-V. (2010), Recent Developments of Bayesian Model Class Selection and Applications in Civil Engineering, Structural Safety, 32, 5, 338-346.
  18. Yuen K.-V. and Kuok S.C. (2010), Ambient Interference in Long-term Monitoring of Buildings, Engineering Structures, 32, 8, 2379-2386.
  19. Yuen K.-V. (2010), Efficient Model Correction Method with Modal Measurement, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 136, 1, 91-99.
  20. Yan W.M., Yuen K.-V. and Yoon G. L. (2009), Bayesian Probabilistic Approach for the Correlations of Compressibility Index for Marine Clays, ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 135, 12, 1932-1940.
  21. Hoi K.-I., Yuen K.-V. and Mok K.-M. (2009), Prediction of Daily Averaged PM10 Concentrations by Statistical Time-varying Model, Atmospheric Environment, 43, 16, 2579-2581.
  22. Yuen K.-V., Shi Y.-F., Beck J.L. and Lam H.-F. (2007), Structural Protection Using MR Dampers with Clipped Robust Reliability-based Control, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 34, 5, 431-443.
  23. Yuen K.-V. and Lam H.-F. (2006), On the Complexity of Artificial Neural Networks for Smart Structures Monitoring, Engineering Structures, 28, 7, 977-984.
  24. Yuen K.-V., Beck J.L. and Katafygiotis L.S. (2006), Unified Probabilistic Approach for Model Updating and Damage Detection, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, 73, 4, 555-564.
  25. Yuen K.-V. and Katafygiotis L.S. (2006), Substructure Identification and Health Monitoring Using Response Measurement Only, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 21, 4, 280-291.
  26. Yuen K.-V., Beck J.L. and Katafygiotis L.S. (2006), Efficient Model Updating and Monitoring Methodology Using Incomplete Modal Data without Mode Matching, Special issue in memory of Prof. T.K. Caughey in Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 13, 1, 91-107.
  27. Lam H.-F., Yuen K.-V. and Beck J.L. (2006), Structural Health Monitoring Via Measured Ritz Vectors Utilizing Artificial Neural Networks, Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 21, 4, 232-241.
  28. Yuen K.-V. and Katafygiotis L.S. (2005), An Efficient Simulation Method for Reliability Analysis Using Simple Additive Rules of Probability, Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 20, 1, 109-114.
  29. Yuen K.-V. and Katafygiotis L.S. (2005), Model Updating Using Response Measurements without Knowledge of the Input Spectrum, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 34, 2, 167-187.
  30. Beck J.L. and Yuen K.-V. (2004), Model Selection Using Response Measurements: Bayesian Probabilistic Approach, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 130, 2, 192-203.
  31. Yuen K.-V., Au S.K. and Beck J.L. (2004), Two-Stage Structural Health Monitoring Approach for Phase I Benchmark Studies, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 130, 1, 16-33.
  32. Yuen K.-V. and Beck J.L. (2003), Updating Properties of Nonlinear Dynamical Systems with Uncertain Input, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 129, 1, 9-20.
  33. Yuen K.-V. and Beck J.L. (2003), Reliability-Based Robust Control for Structures Using Feedback of Incomplete Noisy Measurements, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 32, 5, 751-770.
  34. Yuen K.-V., Beck J.L. and Katafygiotis L.S. (2002), Probabilistic Approach for Modal Updating Using Non-stationary Noisy Response Measurements Only, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 31, 4, 1007-1023.
  35. Yuen K.-V. and Katafygiotis L.S. (2002), Bayesian Modal Updating Using Complete Input and Incomplete Response Noisy Measurements, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 128, 3, 340-350.
  36. Yuen K.-V., Katafygiotis L.S., Papadimitriou C. and Mickleborough N.C. (2001), Optimal Sensor Placement Methodology for Identification with Unmeasured Excitation, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 123, 4, 677-686.
  37. Katafygiotis L.S., and Yuen K.-V. (2001), Bayesian Spectral Density Approach for Modal Updating Using Ambient Data, Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics, 30, 8, 1103-1123.