Dr. Mijia Yang, PE


Office: CIE 201B

Phone: (701) 231-5647

Email: mijia.yang@ndsu.edu

Google Scholar


  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
  • Ph.D., Rock Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, Jiangsu, China
  • B.S.,Civil Engineering, Anhui University of Science and Technology, Huainan, Anhui, China

Interest Areas

  • Explore advanced structural health monitoring techniques for structural condition assessment, extreme event identification through advanced sensing techniques such as fiber optic sensors, high fidelity dynamic responses of structures, and innovative vehicle bridge and pavement interaction.
  • Create new civil engineering materials for sensing, excitation, strength and stiffness enhancement, material self-healing, and energy harvesting.
  • Develop advanced modeling tools in simulating strength degradation due to fatigue and creep, fracture propagation, microstructure controlled behavior, tailored design of composites, and hydro-chemical-stress interaction.
  • Integrate with industrials and DOTs implementing new PCC pavement repair materials (Geopolymer) and develop guidelines for Epoxy bonded anchor systems.
  • Enhance engineering education through practice related student projects and research outcomes.
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