Shenghan ZHANG 張聖涵


Assistant Professor
Research Area
Research Interests
Structural Engineering
Earthquake Engineering
Structural Health Monitoring
Fiber Optic Sensing
Structural Analysis

PhD, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Open Positions

Postgraduate students (PhD or MPhil) positions are available. Motivated candidates are encouraged to send their CV and a brief description of their research interest to for inquiry.

Selected Publications

Shenghan Zhang, Han Liu, Abdoul Aziz Sandotin Coulibaly, and Matthew DeJong. (2020). Fiber optic sensing of concrete cracking and rebar deformation using several types of cable. Structural Control and Health Monitoring. (Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/stc.2664)

Shenghan Zhang, Han Liu, Jeffery Cheng, and Matthew DeJong. (2020). A Mechanical Model to Interpret Distributed Fiber Optic Strain Measurement at Displacement Discontinuities. Structural Health Monitoring. (Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1475921720964183)

Michele Godio, Francesco Vanin, Shenghan Zhang, and Katrin Beyer. (2019). Quasi-static shear-compression tests on stone masonry walls with plaster: Influence of load history and axial load ratio. Engineering Structures, 192, 264-278.

Shenghan Zhang, and Katrin Beyer. (2019). Numerical investigation of the role of masonry typology on shear strength. Engineering Structures, 192, 86–102.

Shenghan Zhang, Seyedeh Mohadeseh Taheri Mousavi, Nicolas Richart, Jean-François Molinari, and Katrin Beyer. (2017). Micro-mechanical finite element modeling of diagonal compression test for historical stone masonry structure. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 112, 122–132.

Shenghan Zhang, Martin Hofmann, and Katrin Beyer. (2018). A 2D typology generator for historical masonry elements. Construction and Building Materials, 184, 440–453.

Shenghan Zhang, Nicolas Richart, and Katrin Beyer. (2018). Numerical evaluation of test setups for determining the shear strength of masonry. Materials and Structures, 51(4), 110.

Jianbing Chen, and Shenghan Zhang. (2014). Probability density evolution analysis of nonlinear response of structures with non-uniform random parameters. Chinese Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 46(1), 136–144.

Jianbing Chen, and Shenghan Zhang. (2013).Improving Point Selection in Cubature by a New Discrepancy. SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 35(5), A2121–A2149.