People

Director

Cheng Yu
Cheng Yu, PhD, PE

Professor and Program Coordinator

Construction Engineering Technolog
Department of Engineering Technology
University of North Texas

3940 N. Elm St., F115X
Denton, TX 76207

Office: 940-891-6891
Fax: 940-565-2666
Email: cheng.yu@unt.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Courses Taught

Current students

Graduate students

Mohaned Dewaidi, M.S. in Engineering Technology - Construction Management, Thesis, (expected graduation in May 2020)

Noraiz Rao, M.S. in Engineering Technology - Construction Management, Thesis, (expected graduation in December 2019)

Alexander Rowen, M.S. in Engineering Technology - Construction Management, Thesis, (expected graduation in December 2018)

Babak Yegenhtablab, M.S. in Engineering Technology - Construction Management, Thesis, (expected graduation in July 2019)

Aida Askhanalam, M.S. in Engineering Technology - Construction Management, Thesis, (expected graduation in July 2019)

Xun Li, M.S. in Engineering Technology - Construction Management, Thesis, (expected graduation in May 2019)

Kirti Koneru, M.S. in Engineering Technology - Construction Management, Project, (expected graduation in May 2019)

Undergaduate students

Sebastian Gatewood, Rhett Buoter, Josh Fleming, Aziz Haryani, Omar Kohar, Tobias Haynes, Ha Tran, Dawson Guerrettaz, Sage Ellis, Rasna Baweja

 

Visiting scholars and students

·         Dmitry A. Zhdanov, PhD., Senior Lecturer, Department of Building Structures, Brrest State Technical University, Brest, Belarus, September 2018 – December 2018.

·         Yu Tian, MS candidate, College of College of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, October 2018 – October 2019.

·         Yichen Li, MS candidate, College of College of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, October 2018 – April 2019.

·         Lanping Qian, MS candidate, College of College of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, October 2017 – April 2018.

·         Jinyou Zhao, Associate Professor, College of Civil Engineering, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China, February 2016 - February 2017.

·         Pengchun Jia, MS candidate, College of College of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, February 2015 – January 2016.

·         Wenying Zhang, PhD candidate, College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, November 2014 – December 2016.

·         Azucena Cabrera, undergraduate student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technological Insitute of Saltillo, Mexico, June – July 2015.

·         José Angel Ortiz Lozano, PhD, Professor, Department of Construction Structures, Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico, November 3 4, 2014.

·         Luis Alfredo Hernández Castillo, PhD Candidate, Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico, April 12 – May 11, 2014.

·         Nutvara Jantarathaneewat, undergraduate student, Department of Civil Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, March – May, 2014.

·         Yuanqi Li, PhD and Professor, College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, November 26 – 29, 2013.

·         Jie Wang, undergraduate student, Department of Civil Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, April – June 2013.

·         Linlin Xie, PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, October 25 29, 2013.

·         Xiangfu Jia, PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, December 8 12, 2013.

·         Peng Liu, PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, September December 2012.

 

Alumni

Graduate students

Jeremy Artman, M.S. in Engineering Technology – Construction Management, Thesis title to be decided. (May 2018)

Wenying Zhang, PhD, College of Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai China (September 2018)

Zhishan Yang, M.S. in Engineering Technology - Construction Management, Thesis title “Shear Strength of Cold-Formed Steel Clip Angles Subjected to Different Screw Pattern” (December 2017).

Adam Johnson, M.S. in Engineering Technology - Construction Management, Thesis title “A Study on the System Reliability of Cold-Formed Steel Roof Trusses” (May 2017).

Xing Lan, M.S. in Engineering Technology - Construction Management, Thesis title “Structural Performance of Novel Cold-formed Steel framed Shear Walls sheathed with Corrugated Sheets” (May 2017).

Nathan Derrick, M.S. in Engineering Technology – Construction Management, Thesis title “Shear and Bending Strength of Cold-Formed Steel Solid Wall Panels using Corrugated Steel Sheets” (December 2017)

Mahsa Mahdavian, (MSET-Construction Management, 2016, Thesis) Now Engineer at Nucor Verco Decking.

Martin Dara (MSET-Mechanical Engineering System, 2015, Thesis)

Adnan Sayeed Syed (MSET-Construction Management, 2015, Project)

Pavan Teja Kondisetti (MSET-Construction Management, 2015, Project)

Justin Coffey (MSET-Construction Management, 2015, Project)

Saikrishna Kondapally (MSET-Mechanical Engineering System, 2015, Project)

Raviteja Charungundia (MSES-Construction Management, 2015, Project)

Matthew McCall (MSES-Construction Management, 2014, Project)

Mohamad Yousof (MSET-Construction Management, 2014, Thesis)

Puja Sapru (MSET-Construction Management 2014, Project)

Noritsugu Yanagi (MSES-Construction Management 2013, Thesis)

Guowang Yu (MSES-Construction Management 2013, Thesis)

Praveen Seelam (MSES-Mechanical Engineering Technology 2013, Thesis)

Xouphab Panyanouvong (MSES-Construction Management, 2012, Thesis)

Chao Li (MSES-Construction Management, 2012, Thesis)

Kiam Hai Law (MSES-Mechanical Engineering Technology, 2011, Project)

Ke Xu (MSES-Mechanical Engineering Technology 2010, Thesis)

Yujie Chen (MSES-Mechanical Engineering Technology 2010, Thesis), PhD Clemson University (2013), Now Research Engineer at Caterpillar.

Ibraheem Sheerah (MSES-Mechanical Engineering Technology, 2009, Thesis)

Hitesh Vora (MSET-Mechanical Engineering Technology, 2009, Thesis), PhD Material Science and Engineering at UNT. Now Assistant Professor at Oklahoma State university

Khanh Nguyen (MSET-Mechanical Engineering Technology, 2008, Project)

 

Undergraduate students

Nathan Derrick, Roni Ramirez, Jose Sandoval, Nick O'Connor, Christopher Lavezo, Douglas Joseph, Jeremy Artman (2015-2016)

Kevin Holden, Tom Kalisky, Emmanuel Salazar, Adam Johnson (2013 – 2015)

Marcus Sanchez, Roger Rovira (2010 – 2012)

Kyle Durham, Devin Hyde, Travis Stivors, Taylor Cheney, Andy Hetrick (2009)

George Trabazo, Robert Moore, Jole Bolz (2007 – 2008)

Cole Earle, Jimmy Tucker (2005 – 2007)

Tony Dianard (2005 – 2006)

Trevor Lokie, Andrew Alnoso (2005)