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Jian Dai

Jian Dai


Dr Jian Dai is currently an Associate Professor of structural engineering at the Department of Civil Engineering and Energy Technology. His research work mainly lies in computational structural dynamics, with applications to railway systems and very large floating structures.

Positions Held
2020 - date: Associate Professor, Oslo Metropolitan University
2019 - 2021: Postdoctoral Fellow, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
2015 - 2019: Research Fellow, National University of Singapore
2013 - 2015: Executive Engineer, KTP Consultants, Singapore

PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2015
BEng, Tongji University, China, 2009

Research Areas
Very large floating structures, train-track dynamics, sloshing inside road/rail tankers, numerical methods

Professional Societies
Member, Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK
Member, Institution of Engineers, Singapore

Research groups

Scientific publications

Dai, Jian; Leira, Bernt Johan; Moan, Torgeir; Alsos, Hagbart Skage (2021). Effect of wave inhomogeneity on fatigue damage of mooring lines of a side-anchored floating bridge. Ocean Engineering . Vol. 219.

Lei, Tuo; Dai, Jian; Ang, Kok Keng; Li, Kun; Liu, Yi (2021). Moving element analysis of high-speed train-slab track system considering discrete rail pads. 28 p. International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics .

Dai, Jian; Abrahamsen, Bjørn Christian; Leira, Bernt Johan (2020). Effect of Wave-Current Interaction on Structural Responses of a Very Long and Side-Anchored Floating Bridge. NN, NN (Ed.). ASME 2020 39th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering - Volume 2B: Structures, Safety, and Reliability. OMAE2020. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Leira, Bernt Johan; Dai, Jian (2020). Extreme dynamic response of extended bridge structures subjected to inhomogeneous environmental loading. Papadrakakis, M.; Fragiadakis, Michalis; Papadimitriou, C. (Ed.). EURODYN 2020: Proceedings of the XI International Conference on Structural Dynamics. MS 27. p. 3481-3495.

Ang, Kok Keng; Dai, Jian; Zhang, Chi (2020). Research and development of new spaces on the sea for industrial and recreational applications. Reddy, J.N.; Wang, Chien Ming; Luong, Van Hai; Le, Anh Tuan (Ed.). Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Civil Engineering and Architecture. Plenary and Keynote. p. 57-83.

Ang, Kok Keng; Dai, Jian; Hellan, Øyvind; Watn, Arnstein; Si, Michael Boon Ing (2020). Design and potential applications of floating structures in Singapore. Wang, Chien Ming; Lim, Soon Heng; Tay, Zhi Yung (Ed.). Proceedings of the World Conference on Floating Solutions (WCFS2019). Chapter 7. p. 135-154.

Dai, Jian; Leira, Bernt Johan; Moan, Torgeir; Alsos, Hagbart Skage (2020). Structural Response Analysis and Fatigue Damage Estimation of a Floating Bridge Subjected to Inhomogeneous Wave Loads. ISOPE, ISOPE (Ed.). Proceedings of the Thirtieth (2020) International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference Shanghai, China, October 11-16, 2020. ISOPE-I-20-3228. p. 2418-2424. International Society of Offshore & Polar Engineers.

Wan, Ling; Jiang, Dongqi; Dai, Jian (2020). Numerical modelling and dynamic response analysis of curved floating bridges with a small rise-span ratio. 19 p. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering . Vol. 8.

Dai, Jian; Leira, Bernt Johan; Moan, Torgeir; Kvittem, Marit Irene (2020). Inhomogeneous wave load effects on a long, straight and side-anchored floating pontoon bridge. Marine Structures . Vol. 72.

Dai, Jian; Zhang, Chi; Lim, Han Vincent; Ang, Kok Keng; Qian, Xudong; Wong, Johnny Liang Heng; Tan, Sze Tiong; Wang, Chien Looi (2020). Design and construction of floating modular photovoltaic system for water reservoirs. 15 p. Energy . Vol. 191.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete