- Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA., 2012
- Damage modeling, fatigue and corrosion
- Fluid-structure interactions, wind/wave induced vibrations
- Random vibrations and vibration control
- Vehicle-bridge-wind-wave dynamics
- Life-cycle structural reliability and risk analysis
Zhang, W., Cai, C. S., Pan, F. (2013) “Finite Element Modeling of Bridges with Equivalent Orthotropic Material Method for Multi-Scale Dynamic Loads,” Engineering Structures, 54(9), 82-93.
Cai, C.S., Zhang, W., Liu, X., Peng, W. Chen, S.R., Han, Y. and Hu, J.X. (2013)
“Framework of Wind-Vehicle-Bridge Interaction Analysis and its Applications,” Journal of Earthquake and Tsunami, Vol.7, No. 3.
Zhang, W., Cai, C. S., Pan, F. (2012) “Fatigue Reliability Assessment for Long-Span Bridges Under Combined Dynamic Loads from Winds and Vehicles,” ASCE Journal of Bridge
Engineering, 18 (8), 735-747.
Zhang, W., Ge, Y.J. and Cai, C. S. (2012) “Evaluating Instantaneous Wind Forces and
Moments on Bridge Decks Using Measured Velocity Fields,” ASCE Journal of Engineering
Mechanics, 139(3), 339-346. Page 2 of 2
Pan, F., Cai, C. S., and Zhang, W. (2012) “Wind-Induced Internal Pressures of Buildings with Multiple Openings,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 139(3), 376-385.
Zhang, W., Cai, C. S. (2012). “Reliability Based Dynamic Amplification Factor on Stress Ranges for Fatigue Design of Existing Bridges,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering, 18(6), 538-552.
Zhang, W., Cai, C.S. (2012). “Fatigue Reliability Assessment for Existing Bridges
Considering Vehicle and Road Surface Conditions,” ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering,
Zhang, W., Ge, Y.J. (2009). “Particle Image Velocimetry Study and Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Near Wake of Square Cylinder,” Journal of Tongji University, v 37, n 7, p 857-861+892.
Zhang, W., Ge, Y.J. (2009). “Evolution of Unsteady Aerodynamic Forces for Bodies from
Flow Maps,” Engineering Mechanics, v 26, n 7, p 192-204.
Zhang, W., Ge, Y.J. (2009). “Flow-Map Mechanism of Wind Induced Vibrations of H-Shape
Bridge Decks,” China Civil Engineering Journal, v 42, n 5, p 90-95.