GAO, Wancheng

wancheng

2841-2424 Main Mall

Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

Phone: (778) 633-0413

Email:wancheng.gao@alumni.ubc.ca

Education

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, present (since 2016)
Ph.D. Student, Timber Engineering

Hunan University, Changsha, China, 2014
M.A.Sc, Structural Engineering

Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy, 2013 
Second Level Post-Graduate Master

Hunan University, Changsha, China, 2011
B. Sc., Civil Engineering

 

Academic / Research Experience

Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China, 2015 – 2016
Research and Administrative Assistant (Development of a novel light weight cold formed steel composite shear wall with ply-bamboo panels)

Hunan University, Changsha, China, 2011 – 2015
Research Assistant of the Key Program sponsored by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Development of modern bamboo structures)

Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy, 2013
Research Assistant of European Commission funded program (Evaluation, Control and Reduction of Environmental Seismic Risk)

 

Academic Distinctions

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 2016
International Tuition Award

Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China, 2016
State Scholarship Fund by China Scholarship Council

Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome, Italy, 2011
European Commission funded Scholarship of Eurasian University Network for International Cooperation in Earthquakes

Hunan University, Changsha, China, 2008-2010
National Scholarship of Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China

Hunan University, Changsha, China, 2009
Scholarship of C&D Real Estate Group

 

Publications 

W. C. Gao, Y. Xiao. (2015) Experimental research on seismic behavior of cold-formed thin-walled steel composite walls with ply-bamboo sheathing panels, Conference Proceedings of 15th National Conference on Modern Structural Engineering, ISSN1000-8993 (in Chinese)

W. C. Gao, Y. Xiao. (2014) Literature review of shear performance of cold-formed thin-walled steel composite walls, Journal of Building Structures, April 2014, Vol.35(4), ISSN 1000-6869 (in Chinese)

W. C. Gao, Y. Xiao. Experimental research on lateral behavior of cold-formed steel composite walls with ply-bamboo sheathing panels. (Under Review)

 

Skills

Computer: MATLAB, SAP2000, ETABS, AutoCAD, Origin, MS office

Languages: English, Mandarin