Jiashi Yang

Contact Information:

City Campus (Lincoln)
W317.5 NH
(402) 472-0712

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Academic Degrees

  • Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (1988-1993)
  • Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y., M.S. in Mechanical Engineering (1986-1988)
  • Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, M.E. in Engineering Mechanics (1982-1985)
  • Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, B.E. in Engineering Mechanics (1977-1982)


  • 12/95-8/97: Engineer, Motorola, Inc.
  • 9/94-11/95: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • 9/93-8/94: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Missouri-Rolla

Areas of Research and Professional Interest

  • Theory of piezoelectricity
  • Theories of plates, shells and rods
  • Waves and vibration
  • Modeling of electromechanical materials and devices

Selected Publications


  • J. S. Yang, Theory of Electromagnetoelasticity, World Scientific, Singapore, 2024.
  • J. S. Yang, Mechanics of Functional Materials, World Scientific, Singapore, 2023.
  • J. S. Yang, Analysis of Piezoelectric Semiconductor Structures, Springer, 2020.
  • J. S. Yang, Mechanics of Piezoelectric Structures, 2nd ed., World Scientific, 2020.
  • J. S. Yang, An Introduction to the Theory of Piezoelectricity, 2nd ed., Springer, 2018.