Dr. Youjiang Wang, a Professor of Polymer, Textile & Fiber Engineering, joined Georgia Tech faculty in 1989. His research interests include mechanics of composites, yarns, fabrics, and geotextiles; manufacturing processes and characterization of fibers, textiles and textile structural composites; and fiber recycling. Dr. Wang is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Georgia, a Fellow of ASME and the Textile Institute, and a member of the Fiber Society.

Education:

Ph.D., 1989, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
S.M., 1985, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S., 1982, Textile Engineering, Donghua University

Research Keywords:
fibers,processing,composites,recycling

Y. Wang, H.C. Wu and V.C. Li, "Concrete Reinforcement with Recycled Fibers ", Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2000, 314-319.

Y. Wang, "A Method for Tensile Test of Geotextiles with Confining Pressure", Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2001.

Y. Wang, “Mechanical Properties of Stitched Multiaxial Fabric Reinforced Composites From Manual Layup Process”, Applied Composite Materials, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2002, 81-97.

Qiu, Y., Wang, Y., Laton, M., and Mi, J. Z., "Analysis of Energy Dissipation in Twisted Fiber Bundles under Cyclic Tensile Loading",Textile Research Journal, Vol. 72, No. 7, 2002, 585-593.

X. Shao, Y. Qiu, and Y. Wang, “Theoretical Modeling of the Tensile Behavior of Low-twist Staple Yarns: Part I- Theoretical Model; Part II- Theoretical and Experimental Results”, Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 96, No. 2, 2005, 61-76.