Xiaochuan (Vincent) Yu

Assistant ProfessorVincent

Contact

Office: EN 935
Phone: 504-280-7158
Email:xyu5@uno.edu

Office hours (Spring 2015)

Monday: 10:00am - 12:00am
Tuesday: 10:15am - 12:15pm
Wednesday: 3:45pm - 5:45pm

*Students may send an email to schedule an appointment

Background

Education: 

  • PhD in Ocean Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2011
  • MS in Civil Engineering (Structures), University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2008
  • MSE in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2004
  • BSE in Management Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2001
  • BSE in Naval Architecture, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2000

Research Interests: 

Ship/offshore platforms motions and responses; cable dynamics (mooring, riser, pipeline, etc.); FEM analysis of ship and offshore structures, smart structures.

Selected Recent Publications

Yu, X. and Falzarano, J. (2011). Time-domain Simulations of Multibody Floating Systems Based on State-space Modeling Technology, In Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, (OMAE2011-50343), Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Yu, X., Ma, T. and Falzarano, J. (2010). Application of a New Semi-active Control Strategy to Dynamic Response Control of an Offshore Platform Using MR Dampers, In Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, (OMAE2010-21070), Shanghai, China.