Bao Yan


Personal profile


Gender: Female


Degrees: Ph.D.


Title: Associate Professor




Current Professional Societies:

1.Director of BIM Professional Committee of Construction Branch of China Construction Society;

2.Director of Beijing Society of Surveying and Mapping;

3. Director of Beijing Smart City Construction Consortium;

4.Member of BIM Special Committee of Chinese Cartographic Society

Research Areas

1.Application of 3D Laser Scanning (LiDAR) Technology in Civil Engineering Health Detection;

2.Application of High Precision GNSS in Civil Engineering Monitoring;

3.Application of Geographic Information System (GIS) in Civil Engineering.



  1. Wen Guo, Guoquan Wang*,Yan Bao*, et al. Detection and Monitoring of Tunneling-Induced Riverbed Deformation Using GPS and BeiDou: A Case Study. Appliced sciences. 2019 (9): 2759-2782.

  2. Lin Xiong, Guoquan Wang,*Yan Bao*, et al. A Rapid Terrestrial Laser Scanning Method for Coastal Erosion Studies: A Case Study at Freeport, Texas, USA. Sensors. 2019(19):3252-3273.

  3. Boqun Wang,Yan Bao, Heng Kong, et al.Shield Tunnel Completion Measurement Method based on Point Cloud Data [J].Beijing Surveying and Mapping,2019,33(02):184-190.

  4. Lin Xiong, Guoquan Wang,*Yan Bao*, et al. Detectability of Repeated Airborne Laser Scanning for Mountain Landslide Monitoring. Geosciences. 2018(8):469-487

  5. Guoquan Wang,Yan Bao*, Weijun Gan, et al. NChina16: A stable geodetic reference frame for geological hazard studies in North China. Journal of Geodynamics. 2018(115):10-22.

  6. Yan Bao, Wen Guo, Guoquan Wang, et al. Millimeter-Accuracy Structural Deformation Monitoring Using Stand-Alone GPS: Case Study in Beijing, China. Journal of Surveying.2018,144(1): 05017007-01-14

  7. Yan Bao, Fengjie Wang. Registration accuracy analysis of tunnel point cloud registration building on land-based LiDAR scanning target.Journal of Heilongjiang University of Science&Technology. 2018,28(1):107-112.

  8. Zhou, Xin; Wang, Guoquan;Bao, Yan; et al. Delineating Beach and Dune Morphology from Massive Terrestrial Laser-Scanning Data Using Generic Mapping Tools. Journal of Surveying. 2017, 143(4): 04017008

  9. Wang, Guoquan*;Bao, Yan; Cuddus, Yanet; et al. A methodology to derive precise landslide displacement time series from continuous GPS observations in tectonically active and cold regions: a case study in Alaska. Natural Hazards, 2015.7, 77(3): 1939-1961.

  10. Yang, L, G. Wang,Y. Bao, T. J. Kearns, J. Yu : Comparisons of Ground-Based and Building-Based CORS: a Case Study in the Region of Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands. Journal of Surveying Engineering, 2015.

  11. Kearns, T. J., G.-Q. Wang,Y. Bao, et al. Current Land Subsidence and Groundwater Level Changes in the Houston Metropolitan Area, Texas (2005-2012), Journal of Surveying Engineering, 2015, 05015002:1-16.

  12. Bao, Yan; Li, Wenhui; Huang, Zhijian; et al. Fuzzy Comprehensive Evaluation and Analytic Hierarchy Process for Performance Analysis and Appraisal of Land Consolidation Plan Project. Sensor Letters. 2014, 12: 944-952.

  13. Bao, Yan; Huang, Zhi-Jian; Wei, Yun-Jie; et al. Landslide Hazard Assessment Based on Fuzzy Synthesis Judgment and Geographic Information System. Applied Mathematics and Information Sciences, 2013,7(3): 1125-1128.

Personal Statement

Bao Yan, Associate Professor, has been engaged in teaching for nearly 15 years. In recent years, she is mainly engaged in the teaching and research of modern surveying and mapping technology, such as LiDAR and GNSS, in civil engineering infrastructure construction. She has presided one Natural Science Foundation of China project and one Natural Science Foundation of Beijing project. As a domestic host, she has presided two Overseas Cooperation Projects of Natural Science Foundation of China. She has won four provincial and ministerial science and technology awards. She has published more than fifty academic papers,among which nearly 20 papers have been indexed by SCI, EI and ISTP, participated in the compilation of two academic books and two textbooks.