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Chenhui Shao

Assistant Professor
(217) 300-4750
252 Computing Applications Bldg

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Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2016
  • M.A., Statistics, University of Michigan, 2013
  • M.S.E., Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 2013
  • B.E., Automation, University of Science and Technology of China, 2009

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, UIUC, August 16, 2016-date
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, UIUC, June 6, 2016-August 15, 2016
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, April 15, 2016-August 15, 2016

Resident Instruction

  • ME 453 Data Science in Manufacturing Quality Control: Fall 2020.
  • ME 498 Manufacturing Data and Quality Systems: Fall 2018, Fall 2019.
  • ME 340 Dynamics of Mechanical Systems: Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018.

Course Development

  • ME 453 Data Science in Manufacturing Quality Control: Fall 2020. This course was offered in Fall 2018 and Fall 2019 under name ME 498 Manufacturing Data and Quality Systems. A series of lectures from this course are publicly available on nanoHUB.org (https://nanohub.org/resources/29263) and have served over 2,575 users.

Research Interests

  • Smart manufacturing
  • Machine learning
  • Statistics
  • Big data analytics in manufacturing
  • Materials joining
  • Manufacturing systems control and automation

Research Areas

  • Dynamics & Controls
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Health and Bio
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation

Chapters in Books

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings

Other Publications

Magazine Articles

Journal Editorships

  • Associate Editor, IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), 2021.
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 2020-present.
  • Member, Reviewer Board, Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing, 2020-present.
  • Guest Editor, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering, Special Issue on Mathematical Problems in Advanced Manufacturing, 2020.
  • Member, NAMRI/SME Scientific Committee, 2018-present.
  • Member, Scientific Committee, 7th CIRP Conference on Assembly Technologies and Systems, Tianjin, China, May 10-12, 2018.

Conferences Organized or Chaired

  • Symposium Organizer for 2020 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 22-26, 2020
  • Track Chair for 2019 International Conference on Production Research, Chicago, Illinois, August 10-14, 2019
  • Symposium Organizer for 2019 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Erie, Pennsylvania, June 10-14, 2019
  • Symposium Organizer for 2018 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, College Station, Texas, June 18-22, 2018
  • Session Chair for 2017 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Los Angeles, California, June 4–8, 2017, 2017
  • Session Chair for 13th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Xi'an, China, August 20-23, 2017
  • Session Chair for ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Blacksburg, Virginia, June 27-July 1, 2016
  • Session Chair for ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 8-12, 2015
  • Session Chair for 9th International Workshop on Microfactories, Honolulu, Hawai'i, October 5-8, 2014

Professional Societies

  • Member, Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE)
  • Member, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

Honors

  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2020)
  • 2019 SME Barbara M. Fossum Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award (2019)
  • SME 30 Under 30 Honoree (2018)
  • The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (2013-date)
  • Departmental Fellowship, University of Michigan (2009-2010)

Teaching Honors

  • UIUC List of Teachers Ranked as Outstanding by Their Students (Spring 2020)
  • UIUC List of Teachers Ranked as Outstanding by Their Students (Fall 2019)
  • UIUC List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students (Fall 2018)
  • UIUC List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students (Spring 2018)

Research Honors

  • Highlighted Project in the Manufacturing USA Report (2021)
  • Feature Article in Machines (2021)
  • RAMP (Reusable Abstractions of Manufacturing Processes) Competition, 2nd Prize (2019)
  • Scholar-in-Residence, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) (2017)
  • Best Paper Award, ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC) (2017)
  • Best Applications Paper Award, IISE Transactions (2017)
  • Feature Article in IIE Transactions (2015)

Improvement Activities

  • AE3's Collins Scholars Program, 2016-2017

Courses Taught

  • ME 340 - Dynamics of Mechanical Systems
  • ME 453 - Data Sci in Mfg Quality Cntrl
  • ME 498 - Mfg Data and Quality Systems