Wang Dansheng


Phone: (+86) 13886106268


Academic Areas: Structural Engineering

Research Interests: Structural Health Monitoring, Damage Identification, Smart Material and Structures, Finite Element Method

Academic Degrees

  • PhD in Structural Engineering, 2006, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

  • M.S. in Structural Engineering, 2003, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

  • B.S. in Mining Engineering, Minor in Mechanical Engineering, 1996, Wuhan Institute of Technology

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor (2008-present), Huazhong University of Science and Technology

  • Assistant Professor (2006-2008), Huazhong University of Science and Technology

  • Lecturer (1996-2003), Wuhan Institute of Technology

Selected Publications

  • Yang Jingwen, Zhu Hongping, Wang Dansheng and Demi Ai, The compensation technique of tensile force effect on the electro-mechanical impedance method for structural health monitoring, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 2015, in press

  • Wang Dansheng, Zhang Junbing, Zhu Hongping, Embedded electromechanical impedance and strain sensors for health monitoring of a concrete bridge, Shock and Vibration, 2015, 2015, Article ID 821395, 12 pages

  • Wang Dansheng, Song Hongyuan, Zhu Hongping, Electromechanical impedance analysis on piezoelectric smart beam with a crack based on spectral element method, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2015, 2015, Article ID 713501, 13 pages

  • Hu Xianyan, Zhu Hongping, Wang Dansheng, A study of concrete slab damage detection based on the electromechanical impedance method, Sensors, 2014, 14, 19897-19909

  • Wang Dansheng, Song Hongyuan, Zhu Hongping, Embedded 3-D electromechanical impedance model for strength monitoring of concrete using PZT transducer, Smart Materials and Structures, 2014, 23, 115019

  • Xiang Wei, Wang Dansheng*, Zhu Hongping, Damage identification in a plate structure based on strain statistical moment, Advances in Structural Engineering, 2014, 17(11): 1639-1555

  • Wang Dansheng, Xiang Wei, Zhu Hongping, Damage identification in beam type structures based on statistical moment using a two step method, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 2014, 333: 745-760

  • Wang Dansheng, Song Hongyuan, Zhu Hongping, Numerical and experimental studies on damage detection of a concrete beam based on PZT admittances and correlation coefficient, Construction and Building Materials, 2013, 49: 564-574

  • Wang Dansheng, Zhu Hongping, Monitoring of the strength gain of concrete using embedded PZT impedance transducer, Construction and Building Materials, 2011, 25(9): 3703-3708

  • Ge Dongdong, Zhu Hongping, Wang Dansheng, Huang Minshui, Seismic response analysis of damper-connected adjacent structures with stochastic parameters, Journal of Zhejiang University-Science A, 2010, 11(6): 402-414

  • Wang Dansheng, Zhu Hongping, et al. An impedance analysis for crack detection in Timoshenko beam based on the anti-resonance technique. Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, 2007, 20(3): 228-235

  • Wang Dansheng, Zhu Hongping. Wave propagation based multi-crack identification in beam structures through anti-resonances information, Key Engineering Materials, 2005, Vol.293-294, P557-564

  • Zhu Hongping, Li lin, Wang Dansheng. Damage assessment in periodic structures from measured natural frequencies by a sensitivity and transfer matrix-based method, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 2003,16(1): 17-34

Awards and Honors

  • Nature Science Award of High Education, 2007, Ministry of Education in China

  • Distinguished PhD Dissertation Award, 2007, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

  • Distinguished Master's degree thesis Award, 2004, Hubei Province in China

Courses Taught

Random vibration and Earthquake Engineering

Composite structure


  • “Damage diagnosis of concrete structures based on embedded impedance model and wavelet spectral element”, National Natural Science Fund of China, (2012-2016)

  • “Structural damage detection based on strain statistical moment”, Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, (2014-2015)

  • “Health assessment of concrete structures based on PZT admittance and a new spectral element method”, Natural Science Fund of Hubei Province, (2010-2011)

  • “Crack detection in concrete structures based on piezoelectric impedance technique” , Specialized Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education, (2008-2010)