Prof. Yangping Yao
Beihang University, China
Prof. Yangping Yao is the director of Beihang Library, and the dean of Shijia College in Beihang University. He received his PhD degree in Geotechnical Engineering from Xi'an University of Technology, and he was a JSPS research fellow at Nagoya Institute of Technology.
His research interests include constitutive relation and strength criterion for geomaterials, and airport engineering. Over the past 27 years, he has published more than 100 technical papers and 7 books including Soil Constitutive Models. Prof. Yao is the director of Specialized Committee of Constitutive Relation and Strength Theory of Chinese Institution of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, and chief scientist of National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) , and the 18th Huang Wenxi lecturer of Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering. He is a member of the Editorial Board for Computers and Geotechnics, Transportation Geotechnics, Chinese Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, and so on.