Faculty/Staff Profile

Y. Jane Liu, Ph.D.

Professor of Structural Mechanics

Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Prescott Hall (PRSC) 432
PO Box: 5015
(931) 372-3256

Primary research interests include composite materials, vibration analysis, plates and shells, computational mechanics, symbolic computer systems in engineering applications, and computational algebraic geometry in nonlinear structural analysis.

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Educational Background:

Ph.D., Structural Engineering, University of Hawaii, 2002

M.S., Structural Engineering, University of Hawaii, 1998

B.S., Engineering Solid Mechanics, Hohai University, China

Recent Publications:

Y. J. Liu, G. R. Buchanan, “Free Vibration of Transversely Isotropic Solid and Thick-walled Toroidal Shells,” International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 2006, vol. 6: No. 3, 359-575

G. R.Buchanan, Y. Jane Liu, “An Analysis of the Free Vibration of Thick-walled Isotropic Toroidal Shells,” International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 2005, vol. 47: 277-292

Y. Jane Liu, H.R. Riggs, “The MIN-N Family of Pure-Displacement, Triangular Mindlin Plate Elements,” The Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, 2005, vol.19: No. 3, 297-320

Y. Jane Liu, G. R. Buchanan, “Free Vibration of Stepped Cantilever Mindlin Plates,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, 2004, vol. 271: 1083-1092

Rafal Ablamowicz, Jane Liu, “On the Parallel Lines for Non-Degenerate Conics and their Singular Points,” The International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications (under review)

Jane Liu, Rafal Ablamowicz “ Advanced Computational Methods Course for Engineering Graduate Students,” Proc. 44 th Annual Technical Meeting Society of Engineering Science 2007 on CD, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, October 21-24, 2007.

George Buchanan, Jane Liu “ Geometrically Nonlinear Vibration of thermo-elastic Plates with Method of Groebner Bases ,” Proc. 44 th Annual Technical Meeting Society of Engineering Science 2007 on CD, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, October 21-24, 2007.

Robert VanDervort, Jane Liu “ Geometrically Nonlinear Analysis of Rectangular Plates with the Groebner Bases ,” Proc. 44 th Annual Technical Meeting Society of Engineering Science 2007 on CD, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, October 21-24, 2007.

Jane Liu, “ Applications of Algebraic Geometry Methods to Damage Detection in Plates with Large Deformation,” Proc. 9 th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics 2007on CD, San Francisco, California, July 22 - 26, 2007.

Jane Liu, Sirisha Madhavapeddy, and George Buchanan “ Algebraic Geometry Approach in the Modeling of a Free Vibration Analysis of Laminated Toroidal Shells with Elliptical Cross-Section,” Proc. 43 rd Annual Technical Meeting Society of Engineering Science 2006, University Park, Pennsylvania, August 13 - 16, 2006, 70

Siphay Douangvilay, Jane Liu “ Free Vibration Analysis of a Bézier Cubic Composite Shell,” Proc. 43 rd Annual Technical Meeting Society of Engineering Science 2006, University Park, Pennsylvania, August 13 - 16, 2006, 63

Eric S. Fox, Y. Jane Liu and George R. Buchanan “Vibration of a Tire Modeled as a Composite Three-Dimensional Toroidal Shell,” Proc. 14 th International Conference on Composites/NANO Engineering, July 2006, Boulder, Colorado July 2-8, 2006, CDROM-ICCE-14

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