Dr. Yanglin Gong, P.Eng.
Acting Chair Graduate CoordinatorProfessorChair
BSc, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
MSc, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
PhD, University of Waterloo
Inelastic-Analysis-Based Design Optimization of Steel Frameworks, including seismic design optimization using nonlinear time history analysis or pushover analysis; Nonlinear design sensitivity analysis. Experimental study of various steel connections, such as single-angle, double-angle, shear tab connections. Design of steel connections considering progressive collapse scenarios.