Research team

Prof. Rong Yiming

Yiming (Kevin) Rong is the John W. Higgins Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Associate Director of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering Program, and the Director of Computer-aided manufacturing Laboratory (CAM Lab.) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). He is also the director of WPI-China Project Center.

Prof Jin Xin

Xin Jin is the associate professor in college of mechanical engineering CQU, China, also is the member of Chinese Wind Energy Association. Dr. Jin received a B.S. degree in ship building Engineering from Harbin Engineering University, China, in 1997; an M.S. degree in ship building Engineering from Harbin Engineering University, China, in 2001; and a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from Chongqing University, China, in 2004. Dr. Jin worked as a faculty member at Chongqing University since 2007. Dr. Jin’s research area is Wind Turbine Design and Analysis, including load analysis of wind turbine, offshore wind turbine dynamic, and drive train analysis. He is the principal investigator of many research projects funded by Chinese government. He has published many technical papers in journals and conference proceedings.

Prof An qinglong

Dr. Qinglong An is a lecturer of Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). He received his PhD from the College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering in Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 2006, and then became a post doctor in SJTU. His research interests mainly focus on high efficiency and precision machining.

Lei Zhang

Lei Zhang is a PHD student at Material Science Engineering. He obtained his Master degree at Manfacturing Engineering program in 2012 and the Bechalor degree at Mechanical Engineering in Tsinghua University in 2008. Currently he is working on the Nondustructive testing on case depth of Carburized streel Project.

Yuan Lu

Mr.Yuan Lu, a master student in Materials Science Engineering program. He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Tsinghua University, China. His current research areas are heat treatment and energy saving.

Anbo Wang

Zhaolong Zhang

Mr. Zhaolong Zhang, a Ph.D student in Manufacturing Engineering program. He received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Henan University of Science and Technology, P.R.China and Master of Engineering Technology from Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS. His current research interest lies on machinability study with discrete materials models.

Yifan Chang

Mr. Yifan Chang, a Master student in Material Process Engineering program. He received his BS in Material Process Engineering from Tianjin University, China. His current research is mainly about digital 3D printing process, especially for the metal material.

Wei Tian