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

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)


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