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
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.