Computational Mechanics and Design Group

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering

Mr Taixiang Yin

Research student


Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Sir Frederick Mappin Building
Mappin Street, Sheffield, S1 3JD


Taixiang graduated from Henan University (China) in 2010 with a degree in Civil Engineering, he continued his education at University of Sheffield with MSc in 2011-2012, After successfully completing MSc in Structural Engineering, he started his PhD research in reformulating the so-called Theory of Critical Distances (TCD) to make it suitable for predicting failures in notched metallic materials as the rate of the applied loading increases.


MSc, Civil & Structural Engineering, University of Sheffield, 2012
BEng, Civil Engineering, Henan University, China, 2010

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