從事結構抗爆領域的研究工作，主持國家自然科學基金面上項目1項，主持或參與澳大利亞國家基金會、澳大利亞國防部等資助的科研項目。發表專著2部、學術論文60余篇，參編《民用建筑防爆設計規范》；受邀擔任《Advances in Tribology》與《International Journal of Protective Structures》國際期刊特刊客座主編；在若干國際學術會議上獲得“最佳論文獎”、“最佳青年學者獎”等獎項。
Dr Yifei Hao has been selected in the National Thousand Talents (Youth) Program- the Recruitment Program of Global Experts launched by the Chinese government. He received his BEng degree from Tianjin University in 2007 and PhD degree from University of Western Australia in 2013. After serving as Research Associate in University of Western Australia (2012-2014) and Lecturer in Curtin University (2014-2016), he joined School of Civil Engineering, Tianjin University as a professor since 2017. He also serves as the executive committee member of International Association of Protective Structures, council member of Tianjin Civil Engineering Society.
Dr Yifei Hao’s research interests include Blast and Impact Engineering, Protective Structures, Green Construction Materials and Disaster Prevention etc. His research outcome has been included in the Chinese Technical Specifications on Civil Structure against Blast Loads. He has been involved in a number of research projects funded by Australian Research Council, and is now acting as the principal investigator of a research program funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China. He has published more than 50 research articles including more than 30 journal papers, 1 book chapter and 3 keynote conference papers with citations more than 400 times and H-index of 11 (Scopus). He received Best Young Researcher Award and Highly Commendable Paper Award in international conferences and acted as the guest editor of International Journal of Protective Structures (ESCI).