Edward Yao

Senior Instructor

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Email: edward.yao@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3921
Fax: 902-494-1801
Mailing Address: 
Department of Engineering Mathematics and Internetworking Dalhousie University, Sexton Campus 5269 Morris Street, MA104 Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2
 

 

Education

  • BSc in Mathematics (East China Normal University)
  • MSc in Mathematics (Shanghai University)
  • MASc in Industrial Engineering (Dalhousie University)
  • PhD in Engineering Mathematics (Dalhousie University)

Departmental Duties

  • Engineering Mathematics TA/Marker Coordinator
  • USC Representative
  • FCM Representative

Awards and Honours

  • Professor Appreciation Award, honoured by DUES, Faculty of Engineering, 2018/2019
  • Mentor elected for the 16th Annual Dalhousie Academic All-Canadian Luncheon, Dalhousie University, 2014
  • Professor Appreciation Award, honoured by DUES, Faculty of Engineering, 2012/2013
  • Professor Appreciation Award, honoured by DUES, Faculty of Engineering, 2010/2011
  • Recognized Professor, honoured by DUES, Faculty of Engineering, 2008/2009

Courses Taught

Undergraduate:

  • ENGM2021: Applied Differential Equations
  • ENGM2041: Applied Linear Algebra
  • ENGM2062: Engineering Mathematics IVa
  • ENGM3361: Engineering Mathematics IVc
  • ENGM2022: Applied Differential Equations
  • ENGM2101: Applied Vector Calculus
  • ENGM2032: Applied Probability and Statistics
  • MATH1290: Engineering Mathematics II
Graduate:
  • INWK 6211: Mathematics for Internetworking
Other:
  • MATH1000: Differential & Integral Calculus I
  • MATH1010: Differential & Integral Calculus II
  • MATH1110: Finite Mathematics for Commerce
  • MATH2001: Intermediate Calculus I
  • MATH2002: Intermediate Calculus II
  • MAT207: Survey of Statistics
  • MATH2208: Intro Probability & Statistics I
  • MATH2209: Intro Probability & Statistics II

Research Interests

  • Large networks
  • Water hammer
  • Queueing theory

Publications

E. Yao, G. Kember, and D. Hansen, (2016) “Water Hammer Analysis and Parameter Estimation in Polymer Pipes with Weak Strain-Rate Feedback”, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 142(8):04016052, 2016.

E. Yao, G. Kember, and D. Hansen, (2015) “Analysis of Water Hammer Attenuation in Applications with Varying Valve Closure Times”, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 141(1):04014107, 2015.

E. Yao, G. Kember, and D. Hansen, (2014) “Analysis of Water Hammer Attenuation in the Brunone Model of Unsteady Friction”, Quarterly of Applied Mathematics, 72(2):281–290, 2014.

Yao, Yue, (2005) “Scalability of a Class of Switch Networks”, Proc. of the Third Annual Communication Networks and Services Research Conference (CNSR 2005), Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Shi, Dinghua and Yao, Yue, (1998) “Availability analysis of a two-dissimilar-unit parallel redundant system with general distributions”, Proc. of the Sixth Symp. on Rel. Math., Taian, China.

Yao, Yue, (1996) “Batch Replacement of Recorders in Tabulation Management of Excel 5.0”, Computer Market, Jiefang Daily, Shanghai, China.

Yao, Yue, (1995) “Reliability analysis of two-unit series repairable system”, Math. Res., vol. 1-2, pp. 51-54.

Yao, Yue, (1995) “Analysis on the queue length of the Ek/G/1 queue with random N-policy”, Journal of Operations Research, vol. 13, pp. 45-46.

Yao, Yue and Shi, Dinghua, (1994) “The M/G/1 queue with random N-policy”, Communication on Appl. Math. & Computation, vol. 8, pp. 1-12.