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Professor Supervisor of Master's Candidates
Ping Yi: holds a B.S. degree in engineering mechanics from Hunan University, China, a M.S. degree and a Ph.D. degree in mechanics from Dalian University of Technology, China. She was a visiting scholar at Rutgers University, U.S., for one year. Currently a professor of Dalian University of Technology where she has taught engineering mechanics since 2000. Professional interests include optimization and reliability analysis in structural engineering and geotechnical engineering. Presently Dr. Yi has authored or co-authored more than sixty research papers and six books. Among the papers, 18 of them are published in the SCI international journals.
The main projects undertaken at present include:
(1) National Natural Science Foundation of China, " Reliability analysis of soil slope stability based on three-dimensional non-stationary random field model";
(2) National Natural Science Foundation of China, "New free falling spherical penetrometer and identification method of soil parameters" ;
(3) Dalian Science and Technology Bureau, "Reliability-based design optimization of deep sea wind power sharing anchor foundation in the whole life cycle".
 Yi Ping, Cheng Gengdong, Jiang L. A Sequential Approximate Programming Strategy for Performance-measure-based Probabilistic Structural Design Optimization. Structural Safety, 2008, 30: 91-109.
 Yi Ping, Cheng Gengdong. Further Study on Efficiency of Sequential Approximate Programming for Probabilistic Structural Design Optimization. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2008, 35(6): 509-522.
 Yi Ping, Xie Dongchi, Zhu Zuo. Reliability-based Design Optimization Using Step Length Adjustment Algorithm and Sequential Optimization and Reliability Assessment Method. International Journal of Computational Methods, 2019, 16(7): 1850109.
 Zhou Ming, Luo Zhifeng, Yi Ping, Cheng Gengdong. A two-phase approach based on sequential approximation for reliability-based design optimization. Structural & Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2018, 57(2): 489-508.
 Yi Ping, Zhu Zuo. Step length adjustment iterative algorithm for inverse reliability analysis. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2016, 54(4), 999-1009.
 Yi Ping, Zhu Zuo, Gong Jinxin. An approximate sequential optimization and reliability assessment method for reliability-based design optimization, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2016, 54(6): 1367-1378.
 Yi Ping, Wang Qingkang, Kong Xianjing. Aseismic safety analysis of a prestressed concrete containment vessel for CPR1000 nuclear power plant, Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Vibration, 2017, 16(1): 55-67.
 Yang Dixiong, Liu ZJ, Yi Ping. Computational efficiency of accelerated particle swarm optimization combined with different chaotic maps for global optimization. Neural Computing & Applications, 2017, 28 S: 1245-1264.
 Yi Ping, Wei Kaitao, Kong Xianjing, Zhu Zuo. Cumulative PSO-Kriging model for slope reliability analysis. Probabilistic engineering mechanics, 2015, 39: 39-45.
 Yi Ping, Cheng Gengdong, Xu Lin. Efficient algorithm for probability-based design optimization of complex structures and related issues. Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 2014, 10(10): 1264-1275.
 Gong Jinxin, Yi Ping, Zhao Na. A Non-gradient based Algorithm for Structural Reliability Analysis. Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 2014, 140(6), 04014029.
 Gong Jinxin, Yi Ping. A robust iterative algorithm for structural reliability analysis. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 2011, 43(5):519–527.
 Yi Ping, Yang Dixiong. Convergence Control of Iterative Procedure for Performance Measure Based Probabilistic Structural Design Optimization. Engineering Optimization, 2009, 41(12): 1145-1161.
 Yang Dixiong, Yi Ping. Chaos Control of Performance Measure Approach for Evaluation of Probabilistic Constraints. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2009, 38(15): 83-92.
 Yi Ping, Liu Jun and Xu Chunlei. Reliability Analysis of High Rockfill Dam Stability. Mathematical Problems in Engineering，2015, DOI: 10.1155/2015/512648.