College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering


  • B.E., Harbin University of Science & Technology, Harbin, China, 1987
  • M.E., Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, 1991
  • Ph.D., Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, 1994
  • Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 2002

Selected Recent Publications

  • Z. M. Bi, B. Kang, “Sensing and responding to the changes of geometric surfaces in reconfigurable manufacturing and assembly”, Enterprise Information System (article in press), expected publishing data September 2013.
  • Z. M. Bi and L. Wang, “Energy Modeling of Machine Tool for Optimization of Machine Setup”, IEEE Transaction on Automation Science and Engineering, 9(3):607-613, 2012.
  • Z. M. Bi and L. Wang, "Optimization of Machining Processes from the Perspective of Energy Consumption - A Case Study, Journal of Manufacturing Systems,2012.

    Zhuming Bi

    Academic Interests

    Design & manufacturing, machine design, solid mechanics, modeling & simulation, automation, mechatronics, robotics, reconfigurable manufacturing