Yan Gao

School of Architecture

PhD Research Student


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Yan Gao
School of Architecture
Arts Tower
Western Bank
S10 2TN

Yan Gao is a PhD candidate in the School of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, sponsored by China Scholarship Council (CSC), The People Republic of China. She is a graduate of Beijing University of Technology. Her current research mainly focuses on the dynamic responses of timber floors.

Research interests

Project title: 
Dynamic response of irregular timber floors

Project outline:
Significant progress has been made towards achieving a better understanding of the timber floor vibration. While existing design criteria are less-effective and conservative. This research is to develop experimental and numerical data to enhance the analysis and design for timber floor vibration. 

Dr Wen-Shao Chang

Research group

People, Environments and Performance