Faculty, by Name

Xionghui ZHOU

Xionghui ZHOU

Institute of Forming Technology and Equipment
Room 201, Teaching Building 3

Biographical Information

Professor Zhou has been with Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) since he received his Ph.D. degree from SJTU in 1995.


Research Interests

Prof. Zhou’s research area covers CAD/CAE/CAPP/CAM, reverse engineering, knowledge-based intelligent design, multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO), product similarity assessment and design resource reuse, feature-based product data conversion and system integration, agile manufacturing and digital manufacturing, and under his leadership, 8 sets of knowledge-based and integrated intelligent design systems were developed and used in mechanical and die and mold industry.


Selected Publications

1)        A feasible approach to the integration of CAD and CAPP, Computer-Aided Design, 2007, 39: 324–338

2)        GA-based synthesis approach for machining scheme selection and operation sequencing optimization for prismatic parts, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2007, 33 (5-6): 594-603

3)        Preform tool shape optimization and redesign based on neural network response surface methodology, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 2008, 44(8): 462-471

4)        Feature-based Multi-objective Optimization Algorithm for Model Partitioning, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2009, 43 (7/8): 830-840

5)        Similarity Assessment of Mechanical Parts Based on Integrated Product Information Model. Transactions of the ASME, Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering. March 2011, Vol. 11 / 011001-1~12

6)        Direct Slicing of Cloud Data with Guaranteed Topology for Rapid Prototyping. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2011, 53(1): 255-265

7)        A multi-objective optimization and decision algorithm for locator layout continuous searching in checking fixture design, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Published on line, September 18, 2012

8)        Numerical Simulation on Residual Wall Thickness of Tubes with Dimensional Transitions and Curved Sections in Water-Assisted Injection Molding. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2012, DOI: 10.1002/APP.38394

9)   Computer Aided Checking Fixture Design System for Automobile Parts. International Journal of Production Research, 


Research Projects

1)        Knowledge-based and Multi-platform Compatibility Die and Mold Intelligent Design Technology and System

2)        Water-Assisted Injection Molding Theory and Technology

3)        CAD/CAE/MDO Integrated Technology and System Development

4)        Complex Geometry Similarity Assessment and Design Reuse


Honors & Awards

The second prize of " State-level Outstanding Achievements in Education" and the first prize of " Shanghai Outstanding Achievements in Education" were awarded; Shanghai Excellent Teacher “Yucai Prize” was awarded.