Online "iDisaster" Series lecture

Dr.Yu Wang(王宇)is a professor of geotechnical engineering at City University of Hong Kons.He waseducated in mainland China,Hong Kong and USA,with an earned PhD desree from Comell University.He is a Registered Professional Civil Engineer in Hong Kong and an elected Fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers(ASCE).He served as president of ASCE Hong Kong Section in 2012-2013.His recent research efforts have focused on analytics and simulation of spatially varying but sparsely measured goo-data,machine learning in geotechnical engineering.geotechnical uncertainty.reliability and risk,soil-structure internction,and seismic risk assessment of critical civil infrastrueture systems.His research has earned several international recognitions,including the Hishly Cited Researeh Award by the intemational iournal of Engineering Gieology in 2017,the Firs Class Award of the Natural Science Award in 2017.Hubei Provincial Govemnment,China(湖北省自然科学奖-等奖),the GEOSNet Yomg Researcher Award by the Geotechnical Safety Network(GEOSNet)in 2015 in the Netherlands. and the Wilson Tang Best Paper Award in 2012 in Singapore. Dr Wang has author edico-authored more than 160 technical publications in English,including 2 books and about 100 joumal papers.