Dr Yifan Yang

Lecturer in Civil Engineering

Qualifications: BE, ME (Hohai); PhD (Auckland); MEngNZ; A.M.ASCE

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Research Interests

  • Coastal Processes and Management
  • Freshwater Systems
  • Geomorphology


Engineering; Fluid Mechanics

Hydraulics; Sediment transport; Bridge scour; River engineering; Coastal engineering

Recent Publications

  • Yang, Y., Melville, B. W., Xiong, X., & Wang, L. (2022). Temporal evolution of scour at bridge abutments in compound channels. International Journal of Sediment Research. doi:10.1016/j.ijsrc.2022.03.004

  • Yang, B., Yang, Y., Yang, Z., Feng, X., Ye, Q., Yu, L., & Ou, J. (2021). Wave characteristics in a semi-enclosed offshore windfarm influenced by East Asian monsoon and extreme weather: a study of central Hangzhou Bay, China. Ocean Dynamics, 71(10), 1011-1031. doi:10.1007/s10236-021-01480-x

  • Yang, Y., Melville, B. W., Macky, G. H., & Shamseldin, A. Y. (2021). Experimental study on local scour at complex bridge piers under steady currents with bed-form migration. Ocean Engineering, 234. doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2021.109329

  • Xing, Y., Shao, D., Yang, Y., Ma, X., & Zhang, S. (2021). Influence and interactions of input factors in urban flood inundation modeling: An examination with variance-based global sensitivity analysis. Journal of Hydrology, 600. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126524

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Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: F.1.11d
Cellphone: 021 166 9541