Adam QingYang Kuang

Graduate Student

617-253-1818

NW17-125

Biography

Education

Bachelor of Science, Physics, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with First Class Honours, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Research

Analysis of the scrape-off layer through the development of divertor langmuir probes and a poloidal array of scanning probes. Originally involved in analysing the response of a base isolated building during a seismic event.

Publications

Kuang A., Sridhar A., Garven J., Gutschmidt S., Chase J.G., Gavin H.P., Nigbor R., Rodgers G., MacRae G. (2015) Christchurch Women's Hospital: Performance Analysis of the Base-ISolation System during the Series of Canterbury Earthquakes 2011-2012. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities.

Sridhar A., Kuang A., Garven J., Gutschmidt S., Chase J.G., Gavin H.P., Nigbor R., Rodgers G., MacRae G. (2013). Christchurch Women's Hospital: Analysis of Measured Earthquale Data during the 2011-2012 Christchurch Earthquakes. Earthquake Spectra: February 2014, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp 383-400.

Kuang A., Sridhar A., Gutschmidt S., Gavin H. (2013). Analysis of the Seismic Response of the Christchurch Women's Hospital. New Zealand Society of Earthquake Engineering 2013 Coference Paper.

Ghazali M., Kuang A., Gutschmidt S. (2013). The Collective Dynamics of the Christchurch Hospital Campus subject to Earthquake Signals. New Zealand Society of Earthquake Engineering 2013 Coference Paper.

Zhou C., Chase J.G., Rodgers G.W., Kuang A., Gutschmidt S. (2015) Response prediction and parameter identification for base-isolated buildings with limited sensors. New Zealand Society of Earthquake Engineering 2015 Coference Paper.

Teaching

TA for 22.071

Talks & Media

Students advancing a future with carbon-free fusion (MIT News)

Student profile (U. Cantebury)

PSFC Local Outreach Programs Follow Recent National Efforts (PSFC)