Instrument Science and Engineering

  • Name:Yang Ming
  • Title:Professor
  • Office:2-311
  • Office Phone:34204197
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Research Field

development of artificial hearts, ultrasonic motors, detection of weak signals, and instrumentation.


He received a B.E. degree in automatic detection from Northeast Heavy Machinery Institute (Yanshan University), Qiqihaer, China, and a M.E. degree in electrical magnetic measurement from Xian Jiaotong University, Xian, China, and a Ph.D. degree in precision instrumentation from Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, respectively, in 1985, 1990, 1996.

Work experience

From 1996 to 1998, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Research Center of Ultrasonic Motor in Nanjing University of Aero./Astro, Nanjing, China.
1\Dr. Yang joined SJTU in 1998, as an associate professor of Instrument Science and Technology
2\ He was a research fellow in the School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, from 2002 to 2005
3\He has been a professor in Instrument Science and Technology since 2006.


Awards and Honors



[1] Xu Xiuping, Yang Ming, Thrombus detection system in artificial heart based on ultrasonic Doppler (In Chinses), Journal of Electronic Measurement and Instrument, 2010, No.4
[2] Yang Ming, Measurement of blood pump for cardiac assist (In Chinese), Journal of Electronic Measurement and Instrument, 2009, No.10
[3] Li Shiyang and Yang Ming. Analysis of the Temperature Field Distribution for Piezoelectric Plate-type Ultrasonic Motor. Sensor and Actuators, 2010,164 (1-2): 107–115.
[4] Cuncen Li, Ming Yang, Shiyang Li, Xuying Chen, Weihe, and Chaodong Li, A Piezoceramic Plate Type Ultrasonic Motor Using Dual-Frequency Modal Superposition Exciting, Ferroelectrics, 393:1–18, 2009
[5] Li Shiyang and Yang Ming, Particle Swarm Optimization Combined with Finite Element Method for Design of Ultrasonic Motors, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 2008
[6] Li Shiyang, Yang Ming, Li Cuncen, and Cai Ping, Analysis of Heart Rate Fluctuation Based on Wavelet Entropy, Fluctuation and Noise Letters, 2007
[7] Ming Y, Hanson B, Levesley MC, et al, Amplitude Modulation Drive to Rectangular-plate Linear Ultrasonic Motor with Vibrators Dimensions 8mm x 16m x 1mm, IEEE Transactions on ultrasonics, ferroelectrics and frequency control, 2006
[8] Ming Y, Zhu ML, Richardson RC, et al, Design and Evaluation of Linear Ultrasonic Motors For a Cardiac Compression Assist Device,Sensor and actuator, A: Physical, 2005
[9] Yang M, Richardson RC, Levesley MC, et al, Performance Improvement of Rectangular-plate Linear Ultrasonic Motor Using Dual Frequency Drive, IEEE Transactions on ultrasonics, ferroelectrics and frequency control, 2004
[10] Ming Y, Levesley MC, Walker PG, et al,Transient Phenomenon of Longitudinal Flexural Coupled Vibrations in a Small Rectangular Piezoelectric Ceramic Plate,Applied physics letters, 2004
[11] Ming Y, Que PW, Performances Estimation of a Rotary Traveling Wave Ultrasonic Motor Based on Two-dimension Analytical Model,Ultrasonics, 2001
[12] Yang Ming,Zhao Chunsheng,Experimental Research on the Stator of U ltrasonic Motor with Laser Speckle Techniques (In chinese), PIEZOELECTRICS & ACOUSTOOPTICS, 2000 22(2)
[13] Yang Ming, Zhao Bolei,Sun Jiazi,Yang Xueyou, Zhang Zhibin, A Study on the Stator Measurement of Annular Traveling Wave Ultrasonic Motor (In Chinese), SMALL & SPECIAL MACHINES, 1997, No.03
[14] Yang Ming, Liu Junhua, Yu Lunyuan,Principle of A Precise Pulse Width Modulation Type of Thermometer (In Chinese), Journal of Electronic Measurement and Instrument, 1991, No.1