Dr Yanan Wang



Senior Lecturer In Mechanical Engineering (International Partnership)


Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


School of Engineering


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus


+61 3 522 73403

Biography summary

Dr. Yanan Wang obtained his PhD in Engineering from The Australian National University Canberra in 2011. He has a strong background in Mechanical Engineering, as well as Solid Mechanics. Before he joined Deakin University in 2014, he had worked in RMIT University Melbourne for about three and a half year with the focus on teaching. Currently he is the Coordinator of Deakin-WUST (Wuhan University of Science and Technology) Cooperative Education Program of Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering which is one of the first Sino-Australian Bachelor education programs in Engineering that have been approved and supported by MoE (Ministry of Education) China.

Research interests

Hot stamping of high strengh steels

Green manufacturing and low carbon manufacturing modelling and analysis

Computational and Mathematical Modelling of Bone Remodelling under Mechanical and Electromagnetic Fields, Control Mechanism Analysis

Theoretical and Finite Element Analysis of Bone Remodelling's Impact on Mechanical Properties of Bone

Investigation of Changes of Bone Mechanical  Properties Due to Non-Pharmacological Treatments

Mechanical Properties of Dentine Material Modelling and Analysis

Teaching interests

Engineering Materials, Mechanics, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Design, Thermal and Fluids.

Units taught

Materials Selection in Engineering Design

Manufacturing Technology

Mechanics of Fluids


Knowledge areas

Fundamentals: Mechanical Engineering in general, and Solid Mechanics.

Applications: Hot stamping of  high strength steels; Biomedical Engineering applications in bone and dentine.


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Parametric studies and manufacturability experiments on smooth self-supporting topologies

Yun-Fei Fu, Bernard Rolfe, Louis Chiu, Yanan Wang, Xiaodong Huang, Kazem Ghabraie

(2020), Vol. 15, pp. 22-34, Virtual and physical prototyping, Abingdon, Eng., C1


Smooth topological design of 3D continuum structures using elemental volume fractions

Y Fu, B Rolfe, L Chiu, Yanan Wang, X Huang, K Ghabraie

(2020), Vol. 231, pp. 1-14, Computers and Structures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Teaching towards design-based learning in manufacturing technology course: Sino-Australia joint undergraduate program

Zhigang Jiang, Siva Chandrasekaran, Gang Zhao, Jing Liu, Yanan Wang

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 1-19, Sustainability, Basel, Switzerland, C1


Experimental research on the acoustic transmission characteristics of refractory materials

Changming Liu, Aqib, Zhigang Wang, Yanan Wang

(2020), Vol. 42, pp. 1-10, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Berlin, Germany, C1


Adaptive PID controller for cloud smart city system stability control based on chaotic neural network

X Zhu, K Chen, Y Wang, H Zheng

(2019), Vol. 22, pp. 13067-13075, Cluster computing, New York, N.Y., C1


Changes in physicochemical and structural properties of tapioca starch after high speed jet degradation

W Xia, J Chen, D He, Y Wang, F Wang, Q Zhang, Y Liu, Y Cao, Y Fu, J Li

(2019), Vol. 95, pp. 98-104, Food hydrocolloids, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Blind source separation of composite bearing vibration signals with low-rank and sparse decomposition

G Li, G Tang, H Wang, Y Wang

(2019), Vol. 145, pp. 323-334, Measurement, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Design and experimental validation of self-supporting topologies for additive manufacturing

Y Fu, B Rolfe, L Chiu, Y Wang, X Huang, K Ghabraie

(2019), Vol. 14, pp. 382-394, Virtual and physical prototyping, Abingdon, Eng., C1


The magneto-elastic internal resonances of rectangular conductive thin plate with different size ratios

J Li, Y Hu, Y Wang

(2018), Vol. 34, pp. 711-723, Journal of mechanics, Cambridge, Eng., C1


Magneto-elastic combination resonance of rotating circular plate with varying speed under alternating load

Y Hu, Z Li, G Du, Y Wang

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1-30, International journal of structural stability and dynamics, [Munich, Germany], C1


Timoshenko beam model for chiral materials

T Ma, Y Wang, L Yuan, J Wang, Q Qin

(2018), Vol. 34, pp. 549-560, Acta mechanica sinica, Berlin, Germany, C1


Application of a model for quenching and partitioning in hot stamping of high-strength steel

B Zhu, Z Liu, Y Wang, B Rolfe, L Wang, Y Zhang

(2018), Vol. 49, pp. 1304-1312, Metallurgical and materials transactions A, New York, N.Y., C1


Study on breakdown probability of multi material electrodes in EDM

Y Liu, W Wang, W Zhang, F Ma, Y Wang, B Rolfe, S Zhang

(2018), Vol. 2018, pp. 1-9, Advances in materials science and engineering, Cairo, Egypt, C1


Ice crystal growth of living onion epidermal cells as affected by freezing rates

D Xu, H Wang, Y Wang, Z Zhang

(2018), Vol. 21, pp. 606-617, International journal of food properties, Abingdon, Eng., C1


Developing a curriculum for Sino-Australia cooperative mechanical engineering program

Z Jiang, Y Wang, S Chandrasekaran, Q Xiao

(2018), Vol. 17, pp. 64-73, International journal of learning, teaching and educational research, District of Flacq, Mauritius, C1


Systemic boundaries in industrial systems: a new concept defined to improve LCA for metallurgical and manufacturing systems

G Zhao, D Ruan, Q Wang, X Zhang, Y Wang

(2018), Vol. 187, pp. 717-729, Journal of cleaner production, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Thermal-structural coupling analysis of brake friction pair based on the displacement gradient circulation method

S Zhang, J Yin, Y Liu, N Liu, Z Sha, Y Wang, B Rolfe

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 1-13, Advances in mechanical engineering, London, Eng., C1


Combined hot stamping and Q & P processing with a hot air partitioning device

B Zhu, J Zhu, Y Wang, B Rolfe, Z Wang, Y Zhang

(2018), Vol. 262, pp. 392-402, Journal of materials processing technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Multiobjective structure topology optimization of wind turbine brake pads considering thermal-structural coupling and brake vibration

Y Wang, S Zhang, J Yin, Y Liu, Z Sha, F Ma, B Rolfe

(2018), Vol. 2018, pp. 1-10, Mathematical problems in engineering, Cairo, Egypt, C1


Hyperspectral imaging for evaluating impact damage to mango according to changes in quality attributes

Duohua Xu, Huaiwen Wang, Hongwei Ji, Xiaochuan Zhang, Yanan Wang, Zhe Zhang, Hongfei Zheng

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1-14, Sensors, Basel, Switzerland, C1


A computational model of bio-inspired tunable lenses

Q Wang, Y Cao, Y Wang, J Liu, Y-X Xie

(2018), Vol. 46, pp. 800-808, Mechanics based design of structures and machines, Abingdon, Eng., C1


A carbon efficiency evaluation method for manufacturing process chain decision-making

S Zhu, Z Jiang, H Zhang, G Tian, Y Wang

(2017), Vol. 148, pp. 665-680, Journal of cleaner production, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


Local patchworking of sheet properties combining carburization and hot stamping

B Rolfe, A Abdollahpoor, Y Wang, M Pereira, H Kong, D Fabijanic, K Hu, R Han, K Gao, A Liu, L Pan, Y Bi, Z Wang, Y Zhang

(2017), pp. 346-351, ICHSU 2016 : Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Advanced High Strength Steel and Press Hardening, Xian, China, E1


A fault feature characterization based method for remanufacturing process planning optimization

H Wang, Z Jiang, X Zhang, Y Wang, Y Wang

(2017), Vol. 161, pp. 708-719, Journal of Cleaner Production, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


A model for quenching and partitioning with press hardening of high strength steel

Z liu, B Zhu, Y Zhang, H Ding, M Cai, Y Wang, B Rolfe

(2017), pp. 309-316, Hot sheet metal forming of high-performance steel CHS 2017 CHS2 conference proceedings, Atlanta, Georgia, E1


Explicit computational model of dielectric elastomeric lenses

Y Cao, Y Wang, Y Liu, Y Xie

(2017), Vol. 25, pp. 1-8, Optics express, Washington, D.C., C1


The Effect of High Frequency Pulse on the Discharge Probability in Micro EDM

Y Liu, Y Qu, W Zhang, F Ma, Z Sha, Y Wang, B Rolfe, S Zhang

(2017), Vol. 281, pp. 1-7, IWMSME 2017 : Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering, Kunming, China, E1


Australasian partnership in a first-year engineering course: Deakin University and Wuhan University of Science and Technology

S Chandrasekaran, J Long, Y Wang, J Nomani, Q Zhao, Z Jiang, R Geng, B Rolfe

(2016), pp. 1-11, ASEE 2016. Proceedings of the 2016 American Society for Engineering Education International Forum, New Orleans. LA., E1


Elastic property simulation of nano-particle reinforced composites

J He, Y Wang, Y Wang

(2016), Vol. 67, pp. 1-6, SMAE 2016 : Proceedings of the International Symposium on Materials Application and Engineering, Chiang Mai, Thailand, E1


Outward foreign direct investment of Chinese enterprises: review and analysis

Y Wang

(2015), Vol. 4, pp. 1-4, Industrial engineering & management, Hyderabad, India, C1-1


Control mechanism analysis of bone remodelling under mechanical stimuli

Y Wang, H Wang

(2015), pp. 2103-2107, ICADME 2015 : Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Advanced Design and Manufacturing Engineering, Shenzhen, China, E1-1


An investigation of human cortical bone's response to mechanical stimuli

Y Wang

(2015), Vol. 20, pp. 60-65, Procedia technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


The effect of pulsed electromagnetic field on the bone volume of human being

Y Wang, W Zhang

(2015), Vol. 20, pp. 66-71, Procedia technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1


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