Ying Lei received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, and his Ph.D. degree from Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria. From 1999 to 2005, he worked as a Visiting Scholar and Researcher/Lecturer at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvine, Stanford University, and University of California, Los Angeles, respectively. Currently, he serves as the Associate Dean of the School of Architecture and Civil Engineering and a Mingjiang Chaired Professor in civil engineering at Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China. Professor Lei’s research interests include structural health monitoring, structural system identification and damage detection, structural control, and stochastic structural dynamics. His work has drawn the attention and respect of collaborators in China, USA, and Europe. He has been the PIs of many research projects sponsored by China National High Technology Research and Development Program, NSFC, and local governments. He has gained some important academic awards such as the Chinese National Natural Science Award, Award by the Chinese National Education Ministry for Advances in Science and Technology, and Youth Award by the Fujian Provincial Government for Advances in Science and Technology.
Biography Updated on 30 September 2013