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Mian Li

Mian Li

Associate Professor

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  520
Tel
  +86-21-34206765 Ext. 5201
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  +86-21-34206525
Email
  nc.ud1539780295e.utj1539780295s@iln1539780295aim1539780295
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  http://umji.sjtu.edu.cn/lab/ido

Education

Ph.D. Design, Risk, and Systems, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park (2007)
M.S. Control Theory and Control Engineering, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (2001)
B.S. Automation, Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (1999)

Work Experience

2012.03 – pres. Associate Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2009.09 – 2012.03 Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2008.01 – 2009.08 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland
2004.07 – 2007.12 Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland

Honors and Awards

  1. ASME, Design Automation Conference, Best Paper Award,2009
  2. Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award, Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, 2007
  3. Member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, University of Maryland, Chapter 22, 2007
  4. University of Maryland 2008 Best Invention Finalist (9 out of 128 Inventions)

Selected Publications

  1. Zhou, JH., S. Cheng, M. Li, 2012, “Sequential Quadratic Programming for Robust Optimization with Interval Uncertainty”, Journal of Mechanical Design, (forthcoming).
  2. Zhao, JX., M. Xu, M. Li, B. Wang, SZ. Liu, 2012, “Design and Optimization of an Atkinson Cycle Engine with the Artificial Neural Network Method,” Applied Energy 92(0), pp. 492-502.
  3. Li, M., 2011, “An Improved Kriging Assistant Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithm,” Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol.133, No. 7, 071008/1 – 071008/10.
  4. Li, M., S. Gabriel, Y. Shim, and S. Azarm, 2011, “Robust Optimization Using Worst Case Analysis for Convex and Non-Convex Quadratic Programs,” Networks and Spatial Economics, 11, pp.159–191.
  5. Hu, W., M. Li, S. Azarm, S. Al Hashimi, A. Almansoori, and N. Al Qasas, 2011, “On Improving Multi-Objective Robust Optimization under Interval Uncertainty Using Worst Possible Point Constraint Cuts,” Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol.133, No. 6, 061002/1 – 061002/9.
  6. Hamel, J., M. Li, S. Azarm, 2010, “Design Improvement by Sensitivity Analysis (DISA) Under Interval Uncertainty Using Multi-Objective Optimization,” Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 132, No.8, 081010/1- 081010/10.
  7. Li, M., J. Hamel and S. Azarm, 2010, “Multi-Disciplinary Multi-Output Global Sensitivity Analysis with Reducible Interval Uncertainty,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 40, No.1-6, pp.77-86.
  8. Li, M., S. Azarm, N. Williams, S. Al Hashimi, A. Almansoori, and N. Al Qasas, 2009, “Integrated Multi-Objective Robust Optimization and Sensitivity Analysis with Irreducible and Reducible Interval Uncertainty,” Engineering Optimization, Vol.41, No.10, 889-908.
  9. Li, M., N. Williams and S. Azarm, 2009, “Interval Uncertainty Reduction and Sensitivity Analysis with Multi-Objective Design Optimization,” Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 131, No.3, 031007/1 – 031007/11.
  10. Li, G., M. Li, S. Azarm, N. Al Qasas, T. Al Ameri, and S. Al Hashimi, 2009, “Improving Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms with Adaptive Design of Experiments and Online Metamodeling,” Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 37, No. 5, pp. 447-461.
  11. Li, M., and S. Azarm, 2008, “Multiobjective collaborative Robust Optimization (McRO) with Interval Uncertainty and Interdisciplinary Uncertainty Propagation,” Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 130, No.8, 081402­/1 – 081402/11.
  12. Li, M., G. Li and S. Azarm, 2008, “A Kriging Metamodel Assisted Multi-objective Genetic Algorithm for Design Optimization,” Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 130, No.3, 031401/1 – 031401/10.
  13. Li, G., M. Li, S. Azarm, J. Rambo, Y. Joshi, 2007, “Optimizing thermal design of data center cabinets with a new multi-objective genetic algorithm,” Distributed and Parallel Databases, Vol. 21, No. 2-3, pp.167-192.
  14. Li, M., S. Azarm, and A. Boyars, 2006, “A New Deterministic Approach Using Sensitivity Region Measures for Multi-objective Robust and Feasibility Robust Design Optimization,” Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 128, No.4, pp. 874-883.

Courses taught during the past 5 years

2009.09–pre. Assistant/Associate professor,UM-SJTU Joint Institute
Vm452: Design for Manufacturability
Vm250: Design and Manufacturing I
Vm450: Design and Manufacturing III
Vm555: Engineering Optimization
Vm660: Engineering Decision Making
2008.09-2008.12 Lecturer (50% Teaching Appointment)
ENME 610 (Engineering Optimization, 32 graduate students), Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland
2008.01-2008.12 Guest Instructor
ENME 489D (Design Optimization, 16 undergraduate students), Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland
ENME 625 (Multidisciplinary Optimization), Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland

Dissertation advisor

  • PhD students: Ms. ZHOU Jianhua, Ms. WANG Jing, Ms. ZHANG Yanjun;
  • MS students: Mr. CHENG Shuo, Mr. XI Jiaqi, Mr. ZHOU Wenhao