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School of Computing Science and Engineering

Dr Jinyan Wang

Lecturer in Structural Engineering


Level 6 Structures

Level 7 Bridge Engineering

Level 7 Seismic Eng & Practical Application of FEA

Research Interests

Structural behaviours of masonry, particularly masonry arch bridges

Soil-Structure interaction

FE modelling of engineering structures

A broad interest in structural concrete

Qualifications and Memberships

PhD in Structural Engineering

Member of International Masonry Society



  • Wang, J., Tomor, A.K., Melbourne, C. and Yousif, S (2013). Critical review of research on high-cycle fatigue behaviour of brick masonry, Construction and Building Materials 38 (2013) 602–609
  • Currie, N., Haynes, J., Leach, P., Wang, J., Weekes, L. (2013). Embedding technology in the structures thread of a civil engineering degree, The Structural Engineer, March 2013, pp. 14 - 17
  • Hu, C., Li, L., Wang, J., Zhu, J., and Lu, X. (2012). Research on Cracking Load Computing Method for Open-spandrel Hingeless Arch Bridges, Journal of East China Jiaotong University, Vol.29 No.4, August 2012, pp. 5 – 11
  • Wang, J., Melbourne, C. (2010): Mechanics behind the MEXE method for masonry arch assessment, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Engineering and Computational Mechanics, Volume 163, Issue EM3, September 2010, pp. 187 –202
  • Melbourne, C., Wang, J., Tomor, A.K. (2007). A New Masonry Arch Bridge Assessment Method (SMART), Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Bridge Engineering, Vol. 160, June 2007, pp. 81-87