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Yiming Deng

Associate Professor

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), College of Engineering

Engineering Bldg, 428 S Shaw Ln Room 2325B


Prof. Yiming Deng is an Associate Professor in the Nondestructive Evaluation Laboratory, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the College of Engineering, at Michigan State University, USA. Prof. Deng is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Reliability (IEEE TREL), IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (IEEE TMAG), Research in Nondestructive Evaluation (RNDE), Materials Evaluation (ME), ... Journal of Prognostics and Health Management (JPHM); Prof. Deng is an Subject Editor of Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation (Taylor & Francis) and Editorial Board Member of Scientific Reports (Nature). He serves as Panelist and Reviewer for National Science Foundation (NSF), US Department of Energy (DOE), US Department of Transportation (DOT), US Department of Defense (DOD), Canada Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and over 40 scientific journals. He is Senior Member of IEEE, Member of ASEE, Fellow of ASNT(Class of 2021), MSU AGE Fellow. He is a Research Council member of IEEE and ASNT, International Standing Committee member of ENDE, and TPC members for various international conferences in his field.

Prof. Deng served as the General Chair of the 23rd International Electromagnetic Nondestructive Evaluation Workshop, and will serve as Program Chair of IEEE PHM Conference in 2024, co-General Chair of ISEM2025 and ENDE2025. He was co-Editor of the special issue of ISTP indexed book series "Study on Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics" in 2019. Prof. Deng received ASNT Faculty Grant Award (2010, 2017), Best Paper Award (ANTEC2019) and Best Poster Award (ISEM2019, ENDE2018, SPE-ACCE2018), ASNT Fellowship Award (2021) with his PhD students, he is one of the recipients of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)'s Better Way Award.

Prof Deng was invited Keynote Speakers of IEEE PHM2020 (China), ISEM2022 (Greece).

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Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Michigan State University, 2009

B.E., Electrical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2003


ASNT Research Symposium Travel Award, 2014 and 2015

ASNT Faculty Grant Award, 2010

FAA National Better Way Award, 2005


Li, Z, Deng, Y., Mastrangelo, C., Bayesian Hierarchical Model Selection for Degradation-based Reliability Prediction, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Accepted and in press, 2016.

Shah, J., Qureshi, I., Proano, J., and Deng, Y.*, Compressively sampled MR image reconstruction using hyperbolic tangent-based soft-thresholding, Applied Magnetic Resonance. 46(2015), available online April 2015, DOI 10.1007/s00723-015-0683-2.

Wakeel, S., Kim, Y.J., and Deng, Y., Performance of Bridge Decks in a Cold Region and a High fidelity Sensing System for Damage Detection, American Concrete Institute Journal: Special Issue on Advanced Materials and Sensors toward Smart Concrete Bridges: Concept, Performance, Evaluation, and Repair. (2014), 187-206

Cheng, Y., Deng, Y.*, and Chen, K., Enhanced Magneto-optic Imaging System for Structural Health Monitoring, IEEE Transactions on Measurement and Instrumentation. 62(2013). 1192-1198.


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