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Dr. Yihai Bao

Dr. Yihai Bao is a guest researcher in the Structures Group of the Materials and Structural Systems Division (MSSD) of the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Dr. Bao joined the Structural Group as Guest Researcher in February 2009. His research interests include nonlinear modeling of structural behavior under extreme loading condition, large-scale experimental methods, advanced scientific computational methods and software development.

Yihai Bao


Guest Researcher
Materials and Structural Systems Division
Structures Group


University of California, Davis, Ph.D., Structural Engineering, 2008

Tongji University, China, M.S., Structural Engineering, 2003

Tongji University, China, B.S., Building Engineering, 2000


Phone: 301-975-2061
Email: yihai.bao@nist.gov