Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Sun, Hao
Civil & Environmental Engr
Sun, Hao
Faculty
Assistant Professor
Office: 731 Benedum Hall
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PhD in Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University (2014)
M.Phil. in Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University (2013)
M.S. in Civil Engineering, Columbia University (2011)
B.S.E. in Civil Engineering, Hohai University, Nanjing, China (2010)

Intelligent and Resilient Infrastructure Systems
Data Analytics in Structural Dynamics: Fusion, Mining and Interferometry
Structural Monitoring, Identification and Damage Detection
Computational Inverse Problems and Uncertainty Quantification
Computational Mechanics: eXtended Finite Element Methods (XFEM)

Published and Accepted Papers (* corresponding author)
[J18] H. Sun, A. Mordret, G. A. Prieto, N. Toksoz and O. Buyukozturk*. Bayesian characterization of buildings using seismic interferometry on ambient vibrations. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 2017, 85: 468-486.
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[J17] G. Yan, H. Sun* and O. Buyukozturk. Impact load identification for composite structures using Bayesian regularization and unscented Kalman filter. Structural Control and Health Monitoring 2016, in press, DOI: 10.1002/stc.1910.
[J16] H. Sun and O. Buyukozturk*. Probabilistic updating of building models using incomplete modal data. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 2016, 75(0): 27-40.
[J15] H. Zhang, Y. Liu*, H. Sun and S. Wu. Transient dynamic behavior of polypropylene fiber reinforced mortar under compressive impact loading. Construction and Building Materials 2016, 111(0): 30-42.
[J14] H. Sun*, H. Waisman and R. Betti. A sweeping window method for detection of flaws using an explicit dynamic XFEM and absorbing boundary layers. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 2016, 105(13): 1014–1040.
[J13] H. Sun and O. Buyukozturk*. Optimal sensor placement in structural health monitoring using Discrete optimization. Smart Materials and Structures 2015, 24(12): 125034.3/9
[J12] H. Sun*, D. Feng, Y. Liu and M. Q. Feng. Statistical regularization for identification of structural parameters and external loadings using state space models. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering 2015, 30(11): 843-858.
[J11] H. Sun and O. Buyukozturk*. Identification of traffic-induced nodal excitations of truss bridges through heterogeneous data fusion. Smart Materials and Structures 2015, 24(7): 075032.
[J10] H. Sun* and R. Betti. A hybrid optimization algorithm with Bayesian inference for probabilistic model updating. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering 2015, 30(8): 602-619.
[J9] D. Feng*, H. Sun and M. Q. Feng. Simultaneous identification of bridge structural parameters and vehicle loads. Computers & Structures 2015, 157(0): 76-88.
[J8] G. Yan, H. Sun and H. Waisman*. A guided Bayesian inference approach for detection of multiple flaws in structures using the extended finite element method. Computers & Structures 2015, 152(0): 27-44.
[J7] H. Sun, H. Waisman* and R. Betti. A multiscale flaw detection algorithm based on XFEM. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 2014, 100(7): 477-503.
[J6] H. Sun* and R. Betti. Simultaneous identification of structural parameters and dynamic input with incomplete output-only measurements. Structural Control and Health Monitoring 2014, 21(6): 868-889.
[J5] H. Sun, H. Waisman* and R. Betti. Nondestructive identification of multiple flaws using XFEM and a topologically adapting artificial bee colony algorithm. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 2013, 95(10): 871-900.
[J4] H. Sun, H. Luş and R. Betti*. Identification of structural models using a modified artificial bee colony algorithm. Computers & Structures 2013, 116(0): 59-74.
[J3] H. Zhang, H. Sun*, L. Liu and M. Dong. Resonance mechanism of wind-induced isolated aqueduct-water coupling system. Engineering Structures 2013, 57(0): 73-86.
[J2] H. Zhang, L. Liu, M. Dong and H. Sun*. Analysis of wind-induced vibration of fluid-structure interaction system for isolated aqueduct bridge. Engineering Structures 2013, 46(0): 28-37.
[J1] H. Zhang*, Y. Gao, F. Li, F. Lu and H. Sun. Experimental study on dynamic properties and constitutive model of polypropylene fiber concrete under high strain rates. European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering 2013, 17(1): s294-s303.