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Prof. Dr. Yanling Tian

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Nationality: Chinese

Research Interests

Micro/nano manipulation, Mechanical dynamics, Robotics, Finite element method, Surface metrology and characterisation.

Education

1. 2002-2005, Ph.D. in Mechatronics Engineering at Tianjin University, China. Thesis title: Design and control methodologies of a 3-DOF mocropositioning mechanism.

2. 1999-2002, MSc. in Mechanical Engineering at Tianjin University, China. Thesis title: A flexure-based mechanism for ultraprecision grinding control.

3. 1993-1997, BSc. In Mechanical Engineering at Northwest Institute of Light Industry.

Professional Experience

09/2011- Alexander von Humboldt experienced research fellow at the Department of Computing Science-AMiR, University of Oldenburg, Germany.

12/2006-Now Associate Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University, China.

09/2009-Now Honorary Research Associate, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University, Australia.

09/2007-08/2009 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Monash University, Australia.

01/2005-12/2006 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University, China.

09/2010-12/2010 Visiting Professor, School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan.

09/2006-12/2006 Visiting Academic, School of Engineering, University of Warwick, UK.

05/2001-07/2001 Visiting Academic, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

01/2010-Now Associate editor of International Journal of Intelligent Mechatronics and Robotics,

01/2009-Now Reviewer for prestigious journals including Wear, Mechanical System and Signal Processing, Precision Engineering, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, International Journal of Advanced Manufacture Technology, etc.

01/2010-Now Assessor for the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Natural Science Foundation of Tianjin Municipality, and Natural Science Foundation of Heilongjiang Province.

Membership

Senior member of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society

Member of IEEE Society

Member of Euspen

Awards

2010 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

2008-2010 Excellent Young Teacher Award of Tianjin University

2005-2006 Excellent Postdoctoral Research Fellow Award of China

2006 Excellent Postdoctoral Research Fellow Award of Tianjin

Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

2011

[1] Tian, Y., Shirinzadeh, B., Zhang, D., Modeling and Analysis of a 3-RRR Parallel Micro-Positioning Mechanism, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, in press.

[2] Shirinzadeh, B., Zhong, Y., Tilakaratna, P., Tian, Y., and Dalvand M., A hybrid contact state analysis methodology for robotic-based adjustment of cylindrical pair. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, doi: 10.1007/s00170-010-2705-4.

[3] Tian, Y., Shirinzadeh, B., Zhang, D., Dynamic modelling of a flexure-based mechanism for ultra-precision grinding operation, submitted for publication

2010

[4] Tian, Y., Liu, X., Chetwynd, D., Shirinzadeh, B., and Zhang, D. (2010): Vibration analysis of stylus instrument for random surface measurement. Precision Engineering, 34, 586-591.

[5] Tian, Y., Shirinzadeh, B., and Zhang, D. (2010): Closed-form equations of the filleted V-shaped flexure hinges for compliant mechanism designs. Precision Engineering, 34, 408-418.

[6] Wang, F., Zhao, X., Zhang, D., Wu, Y., Shirinzadeh, B., and Tian, Y. (2010): Design and control of high acceleration precision positioning system with novel flexible decoupling mechanism. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 224, 431-442.

[7] Tian, Y., Shirinzadeh B., and Zhang D. (2010): Design and Dynamics of a 3-DOF Flexure-based Parallel Mechanism for Micro/nano Manipulation. Microelectronic Engineering, 87, 230-241。

[8] Shirinzadeh, B., Teoh, P.L., Tian, Y., Dalvand, M.M., Zhong, Y, and Liaw H. (2010): Laser interferometry-based guidance methodology for high precision positioning of mechanisms and robots. Robotics and Computer-Integrated manufacturing, 26, 74-82.

[9] Tian, Y., Shirinzadeh, B., and Zhang D. (2010): Three flexure hinges for compliant mechanism design based on dimensionless graph analysis. Precision Engineering, 34, 92-100.

[10] Ni, Z., Zhang, D., Wu, Y., Tian, Y., and Hu, M. (2010): Analysis of parasitic motion in parallelogram compliant mechanism. Precision Engineering, 32, 133-138.

[11] Qin, Y., Tian, Y., and Zhang, D. (2010): Thermal modelling and analysis for grinding operation. Key Engineering Materials, 426-427, 624-628.

2009

[12] Tian, Y., Shirinzadeh, B., and Zhang, D. (2009): A flexure-based mechanism and control methodology for ultra-precision turning operation, Precision Engineering, 33, 160-166.

[13] Tian, Y., Liu, X., Zhang, D., and Chetwynd D.G. (2009): Dynamic modeling of the fidelity of random surface measurement by the stylus method. Wear, 266, 555-559.

[14] Tian, Y., Shirinzadeh, B., Zhang, D., and Alici, G. (2009): Development and dynamic modelling of a flexure-based Scott-Russell mechanism for nano-manipulation. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 23, 957-978.

[15] Mohd Zubir, M.N., Shirinzadeh, B., and Tian, Y. (2009): Development of a novel flexure hinge microgripper for high precision micro-object manipulation. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 150, 257-266.

[16] Tian, Y., Shirinzadeh, B., Zhang, D. (2009): A flexure-based five-bar mechanism for micro/nano manipulation. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 153, 96-104.

[17] Tian, Y., Shirinzadeh, B., Zhang, D., Liu, X., and Chetwynd D. (2009): Design and forward kinematics of the compliant micro-manipulator with lever mechanisms. Precision Engineering, 33, 466-475.

[18] Tian, Y., Shirinzadeh, B., Zhang, D., Liu, X., and Chetwynd, D. (2009): Effects of the heat source profiles on the thermal distribution for ultraprecision grinding. Precision Engineering, 33, 447-458.

[19] Mohd Zubir, M.N., Shirinzadeh, B., and Tian, Y. (2009): Development of novel hybrid flexure-based microgrippers for precision micro-object manipulation. Review of Scientific Instruments, 80, 065106.


2008

[20] Tian, Y., Shirinzadeh, B., Zhang, D., and Alici, G. (2008): Forward kinematics and solution methodologies for a flexure-based micro-manipulator. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI), 5315, 250-259.


2007

[21] Tian, Y., Zhang, D., and Yan, B. (2007): Performance investigation of micropositioning table. Solid State Phenomena, 121-123,1285-1288.

[22] Tian, Y., Zhang, D., and Yan, B. (2007): Static characteristic analysis of a 3-DOF micropositioning table for grinding. Key Engineering Materials, 339, 177-183.


2006

[23] Zhang, D., Chetwynd, D.G., Liu, X. and Tian, Y. (2006): Investigation of a 3-DOF micro-positioning table for surface grinding. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 48, 1401-1408.

[24] Tian, Y., Zhang, D., Ren, C. and Yan, B. (2006): Design and Performance Study of a 3-DOF Micropositioning Table. Key Engineering Materials, 315-316, 450-454.

[25] Tian, Y., Zhang, D., and Yan, B. (2006): Kinematic analysis of a 3-DOF micropositioning table for grinding. Journal of Tianjin University, 39, 777-782 (in Chinese).

[26] Tian, Y., Zhang, D., and Yan, B. (2006): Development of a 2-DOF micropositioning table. Optics and Precision Engineering, 14, 94-99 (in Chinese).

[27] Tian, Y., Zhang, D., and Yan, B. (2006): Dynamics and control of grinding machine with micropositioning table. Journal of Tianjin University, 12, 157-162 (in Chinese).

 

Contact

Current address (office):

University of Oldenburg
Department of Computing Science - AmiR
D-26111 Oldenburg, Germany
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Home address (office):

School of Mechanical Engineering
Tianjin University
Tianjin, 300072 China
Phone: +49 (0) 22 27405561
email: meytian@tju.edu.cn
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