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Jian Cheng Liu

About Dr. Jiancheng Liu

Dr. Liu's research experience and teaching interests are in the area of manufacturing and precision machine tools, with a focus on advanced CNC machine tool technologies, precision machine design and computer aided manufacturing, intelligent sensor signal and image processing and its application in manufacturing, and various machining processes including mechanical micro-machining. With his experience in academia and industry, he has published over 85 technical journals and conference papers and was awarded 5 patents. Many of his research results have been practically applied and successfully implemented as commercial products. Among his many honors is the Industrial LEAD Award from Society of Manufacturing Engineering in 2001.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA at DAVIS, USA
Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering

UNIVERSITY OF HYOGO, JAPAN
Ph.D. - Mechanical Engineering,
Dissertation Topic: A Study on Fractal & Chaos Characterization of Engineering Surface Topography
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Motoyoshi Hasegawa

TAIYUAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, CHINA
M.S. - Mechanical Engineering,
Thesis Topic: Development of a Vibration Isolation Device for Metal Forming Machine
Faculty Advisor: Prof. Zhonglu Dong


Research Interests

Mechanical Micro Machining, Machine Vision, CNC Machine Tool Design, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Manufacturing processes

Current Research Topics

Improved Learning for Undergraduate Engineering Programs Using Finite Element Learning Modules, NSF sponsored Project

Study on the Machinability of Alumina(Al2O3) Ceramics Material Using PCD(Polycrystalline Coated Diamond) Cutting Tool

Experimental Investigation of Mechanical Micro Machining Process for Fabricating Bio-Fluidic Channel Micro Mold

Development of Stereo Machine Vision System for Volumetric Cutting Tool Wear Measurement

Courses Taught

Computer Application in Mechanical Engineering(MECH19)
Engineering Mechanics II: Dynamics (ENGR 120)
Manufacturing Processes (MECH 100)
Manufacturing Process Laboratory (MECH 100-L1)
Machine Design and Analysis I (MECH120)
Machine Design and Analysis II (MECH125)
Advanced Computer Aided Manufacturing (MECH193A)
Undergraduate Research (MECH197)


Computer Integrated Manufacturing Laboratory (CIMS Laboratory) The laboratory is currently equipped with a HAAS CNC vertical machining center, a Z-Corp rapid prototyping machine, a Mitutoyo CNC Coordinate Measuring Machine, a 6 axis industrial robot and a SACRA robot, a Keyence 3D digital microscope and an optical microscope, a Kistler Cutting force measurement system, a surface roughness measurement system, a touch probe reverse engineering system, and various measurement tools and devices. The engineering software packages installed in the CIMS lab include Solidworks CAD, Esprit CAM, AdvantEdge Thirdwave Cutting Simulation, Matlab and other engineering computation tools. This laboratory is an interdisciplinary, state-of-the-art lab environment, which aims at providing students with advanced technologies and methodologies; an integrated view of engineering to execute engineering tasks; and faculty members with an updated research facility to conduct teaching and research activities.



Professional Experience

Jan. 2006 - Present UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC, Stockton, CA
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor (Tenured), School of Eng. and Computer Science

June 2007 - Dec. 2012 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA at Davis, CA
Summer Session Lecture, Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering

October 2000 - Dec 2005 DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY LABORATORY (DTL), CA, General Manager

April 1997- Sept.2000 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT DAVIS, USA
Post Doctorate Research Fellow & Vice Director of IMS-Mechatronics Laboratory

April 1996 - March 1997 GLORY INC., JAPAN
Research Engineer, Central Laboratory

Feb. 1991 - March 1992 UNIVERSITY OF HYOGO, JAPAN
VISITING SCHOLAR, School of Engineering

March 1987 - Feb. 1993 TAIYUAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, CHINA
Assistant Professor, Lecture, Department of Material Science and Engineering


Selected Publications

C. Zhou, Jiancheng Liu, A. Avila, " Experimental Investigation of Mechanical Micro Machining for AL6061-T6 Material", Applied Mechanical and Material Vols. 217-219 (2-12) pp 1880-1994, 2012

C. Zhou, Jiancheng Liu, "Simulation and Experimental Study on Size Effect in Steel Micro Milling Machining Process", Advanced Materials Research Vols. 602-604 (2013) pp 2021-2026, 2012

Ashland Brown, D. Jensen, J. Recis, K. Wood, K.Watson, etc, Jiancheng Liu, etc. "Improving Student Learning Using Finite Element Learning Modules: An Update in Research Findings," Proceeding of 2012 ASEE Annual Conference, June , San Antonio

Guangxi Xiong, Jiancheng Liu; Avila, A., "Cutting Tool Wear Measurement by Using Active Contour Model based Image Processing," Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA), 2011 International Conference(IEEE) on , vol., no., pp.670-675, Aug. 2011 doi:v10.1109/ICMA.2011.5985741

Josh Coffman, Joseph Rencis, Daniel Jensen, Ashland Brown, Christina White, Jiancheng Liu, Kristen Kaufman, Structured Process For Writing, Revising, and, Assessing Multiple-Choice Quizzes, 2010 Annual ASEE Conference & Exposition in Louisville, July 21, 2010

Jiancheng Liu, "Laboratory Projects Introduced in Teaching Manufacturing Processes Course," Proceedings of 2008 ASEE PSW conference, March 17th- 19th 2009, San Diego.

J. Coffman, Jiancheng Liu, A. Brown, S Terdalkar, J. Rencis, "Finite Element Learning Module for Improving Knowledge of Fatigue using Commercial Software," CD-ROM Proceedings of the 2009 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Middle Atlantic Section Spring Meeting, Loyola College in Maryland, Baltimore, MD, April 24-25, 2009.

Jiancheng Liu, B. Kessel, A New Image Processing Method for Damaged Bill Recognition, Proceedings of 2008 International Conference on Audio, Language and Image Processing organized and sponsored by IEEE Shanghai Section, July 7-9 2008, Shanghai, pp 495-498(ISBN: 978-1-4244-1723-0)

Jiancheng Liu, Ashland Brown, "Enhancing Machine Design Course through Introducing Design and Analysis Projects," Proceedings of 2008 ASEE PSW conference, March 27th- 28th 2008, Arizona.

K. Hiramoto, M. Mori, Jiancheng Liu, "Reconfigurable Machine Tools for Mass Production" CIRP Journal of Manufacturing System, Vol. 35 (2006), No.6.
Jiancheng Liu, Ng Hung, K. Yamazaki, Autonomously Generative Programming for CMM-Based Measurement, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, Vol. 125, 2003, pp105-112.

Jiancheng Liu, K. Yamazaki, Yi Zhou, Sadayuki Matsumiya, A Reflective Fiber Optic Sensor for Surface Roughness in-progress Measurement, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 14, No 3, 2002, pp515-522.

Jiancheng Liu
, K. Yamazaki, et al., Machinability of Perlitic Cast Iron with Cubic Boron Nitride (CBN) Cutting Tool, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, Vol. 125, 2003, pp105-112.

Jiancheng Liu, K. Yamazaki, Agile Production Realization Based On Autonomously Proficient CNC Controller Infrastructure, Journal Of Manufacturing System, Vol 29(1999) No.5 pp 427-431

Jiancheng Liu
, K. Yamazaki, T. Koide, Cutting Tool Identification System For Accident-Free Machining, Transaction of NAMRI/SME 2000

X. Yan, K. Yamazaki, Jiancheng Liu, Recognition of Machining Features and Feature Topologies from NC Program, Journal of Computer Aided Design, 32(2000): pp605-616.

K. Yamazaki, U. Mueller, Jiancheng Liu, and Jan Braasch, A Study on the Development of a Three Dimensional Linear Encoder System for In-Process Motion Error Calibration and Compensation of Machine Tool Axes, Annals of CIRP 2000, August, Sydney.

X. Yan, K, Yamazaki, Jiancheng Liu, Extraction of Milling Know-how from NC programs though reverse engineering, International Journal of Production Research, Vol 38(no 11) 2000, 2443-2457.

Matumiya, K. Yamazaki, Jiancheng Liu, Development of Ultra-high Speed CMM, Annals of CIRP 31, 1999.

Jiancheng Liu
, Y. Yokoyama, Kazuo Yamazaki, Sun Kyu Lee, Intelligent Multi-Axis Motion Control for Machine Tool Systems, Transaction of Society of Automobile Engineering, 1999.

Jiancheng Liu
, Chaos & Fractal Characterization of Engineering Surface Topography, UMI, A Bell & Howell Information Company, 1999, ISNB: 4-8419-0216-3.

N. Isobata, Sunkee Lee, Jiancheng Liu, In-Process Tool Utilization Analysis Based on Machining Simulation, Transaction of Society of Automobile Engineering, 1999.

Ng Hung, Jiancheng Liu, K. Yamazaki, K. Nakanishi, S. Lee, Autonomous Coordinate Measurement Planning For True-CNC, Annals of CIRP, 1998.

M. Mori, K. Yamazaki, M. Fujishima, Jiancheng Liu, N. Furukawa, "A Study on Development of An Open Servo System for Intelligent Control of A CNC Machine Tool", CIRP Annals, 33/1, 2001.

Y. Kagawa, Y. Yang, K. Yamazaki, Jiancheng Liu, Laser-CCD Based 6 Degree-of-freedom Machine Error Measurement, Transaction of NAMRI/SME, XXIX, 601-606, 2001.

Jiancheng Liu
, K. Yamazaki, Y. Zhou, T. Tezuka, A Fiber-Optic Based Surface Roughness Measurement Sensor, Technical Papers Volume of Transaction of Northern America Research Association on Manufacturing of SME, 1999. pp. 101-106.

Y. Isobata, etc, K. Yamazaki, Jiancheng Liu, Tool Wear Analysis, Aerospace Engineering, Nov. 1998.

Note: Publications listed from 19th to 26th are papers that I published during the time of my PhD course. The first author Professor M. Hasegawa* (Dean of College of Engineering) was my dissertation's faculty advisor.
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M. Hasegawa*, Jiancheng Liu, et al., A Study on Fractal Characteristic of ARMA model, Trans. Of American Society of Mechanical Engineering, ASME Journal of Engineering for Industry, Technical note, 1996.

M. Hasegawa*, Jiancheng Liu, et al., A New Approach for Modeling Machined Surface Profile, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Part B, Vol 10. 1996.

M. Hasegawa*, Jiancheng Liu, et al., Calculation of Fractal Dimension of Machined Surface Profile. Wear, Vol 92, 1996.

M. Hasegawa*, Jiancheng Liu, Characterization of the Cut Surface and Ground Surface, Journal of Japan Soc. for Precision Engineering, Vol. 61, No 1. 1995 (in Japanese)

M. Hasegawa*, Jiancheng Liu, et al., Study on Chaos Modeling of Surface Texture by Radial Basis Function Network, International Journal of JSPE Japan Soc. for Precision Engineering, 1995

M. Hasegawa*, Jiancheng Liu, et al., Study on Chaotic Behavior of Surface Profile Produced by Turning, Journal of Japan Soc. for Precision Engineering, Vol. 60, No 10(1994)1460.(in Japanese)

M. Hasegawa*, Jiancheng Liu, et al., Chaos Characteristic of Cut Surface Texture, International Journal of Japan Society for Precision Engineering, Vol 8, No (1994)45.

M. Hasegawa*, Jiancheng Liu, et al., Characterization of Surface Roughness by Fractal Analysis, International Journal of Japan Society for Precision Engineering, Vol 7, No (1993)192.

S. Sun,Y. Fan, Jiancheng Liu, Forgiability of High-chromium Cast Iron and Its Mechanical Properties after Forged, Journal of China Society for Mechanical Engineering, No ,(1991). 45-50. (in Chinese).

M. Mori, K. Yamazaki, M. Fujishima, Jiancheng Liu, A Study on Development of an open Servo System for Intelligent Control of A CNC Machine Tool, Proceedings of 33rd CIRP Manufacturing Conference, 2001.

G. Johnston, Y. Kagawa, Jiancheng Liu, et al., A Study on Model-based Analysis of the Dynamic Motion Accuracy of CNC Machine Tools, Proceedings of American Society for Precision Engineering Annual Meeting, 2001.

Jiancheng Liu
, K. Yamazaki, X. Yan, et al, Machining Know-how Database Based Autonomous Machining Operation Planning, Proceedings of the Ninth International Manufacturing Conference, China II, 74-74, 2000.

Jiancheng Liu
, K. Yamazaki, G. Leon, Development of Autonomous Production Accounting System for Manufacturing Profitability Index, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Progress of Machining Technology (ICMT), 784-789, 2000.

Jiancheng Liu
, Y. Yamazaki, Machining Simulation Based Flank Wear Prediction of Cutting Tools, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Die &Mold technology, 427-442, 2000.

Jiancheng Liu
, Y. Yamazaki, Software Based Machining Adaptive Control and its Effect Evaluation for Milling Operation, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Die &Mold technology, 25-36, 2000.

U. Mueller, S, Nogi, Jiancheng Liu, Connecting Machine Evaluation and Dynamic Simulation, Proceedings of the euspen International Topical Conference, Aachen, Germany, May, 17-19. 2003,(89-92)

Jiancheng Liu
, K. Yamazaki, et al., PCD(polycrystalline diamond) Tool Wear Behavior in Titanium Milling, Proceedings of the Ninth International Manufacturing Conference, China, Volume I, 279-280,2000.

Jiancheng Liu
, K. Yamazaki, Gabriel Johnson, Effect of Ball Screw's Distortion Deformation on Motion Contouring Accuracy of CNC Machine Tools, Proceedings of 7th Machatronics Forum International Conference, 1-6 (2000).

K. Yamazaki, Jiancheng Liu, et al., Development of Ultra-high Speed CNC Coordinate Measuring Machine for in-line Inspection and Machining Quality Control with Integrated High-Speed Horizontal Machining Center, Proceedings of Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, 2000.

X. Yan. K. Yamzaki, Jiancheng Liu, et al., Autonomous Milling Process Analysis and Machining Database Generation for Operation Planning, Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, 2000

M. Mori, T. Nakai, Jiancheng Liu, K. Yamazaki, High-speed Machining of Titanium by New PCD Tools, Proceeding of International SAE Aerospace Manufacturing Technology Conference, 1999, Seattle.

Jiancheng Liu
, Kazuo Yamazaki, Agile Manufacturing Based on Autonomously Proficient CNC Controller Infrastructure, Proceedings of 31st CIRP Manufacturing Conference in Berkeley, 414-419, 1998.

Jiancheng Liu
, Y. Yokoyama, Kazuo Yamazaki, Sun Kyu Lee, Intelligent Multi-Axis Motion Control for Machine Tool Systems, Proceedings of SAE Aerospace Manufacturing Conference & Exposition, 119-125, 1998.

Jiancheng Liu
, Y. Yokoyama, Kazuo Yamazaki, Multi-Axis Motion Control for Machine Tool Systems, Proceedings of 5th International control workshop, AMC p316-3211998.

N. Isobata, S. Lee, Jiancheng Liu, In-Process Tool Utilization Analysis Based on Machining Simulation, Proceedings of SAE Aerospace Manufacturing Conference & Exposition, 179-187, 1998.

Jiancheng Liu
, K. Yamazaki, Study on the TRUE-CNC Machining Tool System for In-Process Machining Quality Control with an Integration of an Ultra High Speed Intelligent CMM, International Conference on Quality Manufacturing, Jan. 13-15, 1999, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

X. Yan, C. Lawrence, K. Yamazaki, Jiancheng Liu, T. Kubota, T. Amano, Reversing Engineering of NC Code for Machining Know-how Knowledge Extraction, Proceeding of the 1999 International SAE Aerospace Manufacturing Technology Conference, Seattle.

Jiancheng Liu
, K. Yamazaki, K. Eric, On-Machine Quality Control System for Manufacturing System, Proceedings of 6th CIRP on Computer Aided Tolerancing, March, 1999, The Netherlands.

K. Yamazaki, B. Chu, Jiancheng Liu, Time Efficient Project-oriented Education of Engineering Graphics Based on Simulated Industry Environment for Elementary Engineering Students, Proceeding of Manufacturing Education for the 21 Century, Volume V: Manufacturing Education for Excellence in the Global Economy, 1998, 341-346.

B. Lam, Jiancheng Liu, K. Yamazaki, Dynamically Augmenting Database (DAD)-Based Tool Data Management (TDM) for TRUE-CNC, CIRP 1997 International Design Seminar Proceedings, 110-116, Los Angeles.

Jiancheng Liu
, K. Yamazaki, Y. Zhou, T. Tezuka, A Fiber-Optic Based Surface Roughness Measurement Sensor, XXIII Narmarac Northern America Research Association on Manufacturing, 1999.

Jiancheng Liu
, C. Yuan, *M.Hasegawa, Micro-Convex Isotropy Evaluation of Surface Topography Processed by Precision Rolling, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 010, (1993)860.

*M. Hasegawa, Jiancheng Liu, K. Okuda, M.Nunobiki, Fractal Dimension of Machined Surface Texture, Proceeding of the First Asia-Pacific and Japan-China International Conference on Progress of Cutting and Grinding. (1994) 765-770.

M. Mori, K. Kazuyuki, Jiancheng Liu, Development of Closet-Size Machine Tool with System Reconfigurable Features, Proceedings of CIRP-sponsored 3rd International Conference on Reconfigurable Manufacturing, May 2005, Michigan.

Kazuo Yamazaki, M. Fujishima, Jiancheng Liu, X. Zhang. I. Murata, Development of Autonomous Production Cost Accounting and its Implementation into CNC Machine Tool System, 2002 Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, July 2002, Hiroshima, Japan

Sahasrabudh, X. Zhang, X Liu, Jiancheng Liu, K. Yamazaki, Theoretical and Experimental Study on Surface Finish by High-quality 5-axis CNC Machining, ASPE 18th Annual Meeting Process dings, 2003, pp363-366.

Y. Kagawa, Y. Yang, K. Yamazaki, Jiancheng Liu, Laser-CCD Based Sensor System for Real Time Detection of Motion Linearity, Proceedings of American Society for Precision Engineering Annual Meeting, 2001, pp 111-114.

Gabriel Johnston, Y. Kagawa, Jiancheng Liu, M. Mori, K. Yamazaki," A Study on Model-based Analysis of the Dynamic Motion Accuracy of CNC Machine Tools", Proceedings of
American Society for Precision Engineering Annual Meeting, 2001, pp 144-147.

M. Mori, Jiancheng Liu, K. Saeki, Modular Machine Tool Development for Compact High Capacity Production Lines, Accepted by 9th International Seminar of High Technology, Oct. 2005, Brazil.

Kazuo Yamazaki, Surya P Kommareddy, Jiancheng Liu, Durable PC-based Real-Time Control System for Servomotor Control in Windows NT Environment, International Power Electronics Conference -Tokyo 2000.Volume 1. 355-360, 2000.

Jiancheng Liu
, et al., Development of Vibration Isolation Device of 4KN Air Hammer, Presented at the Fourth National Conference of China Society for Forging and Forming, 1987, Beijing.

X. Sun, Jiancheng Liu, A Study of Effect of Rare-Earth on Properties of High-Chromium Cast forged, Presented at the Fourth National Conference of China Society for Wear-Resistant Material, 988,5

M.Hasegawa*, M. Mifuji and Jiancheng Liu, Fractal Characterization of Engineering Surface Texture, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Precision Engineering, 992, Tokyo.

Jiancheng Liu
and Y. Sun, Isotropy Evaluation of Precision Rolling Surface Texture, Proceedings of at the Second National Conference of China Youth Society for Forging and Forming, 1992, Nanchang.

Note: Publications listed from 68th to 72th are papers that I published during the time of my PhD course. The first and second authors Professor M. Hasegawa* (Dean of College of Engineering)and Prof. Okuda were my dissertation's faculty advisor.

M.Hasegawa*, K.Okuda, Jiancheng Liu, Chaos Characterization of Cut Surface (Part ), Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Precision Engineering, Sept. 1993, Kyoto.

*M. Hasegawa*, M.Nunobiki, Jiancheng Liu, Chaos Characterization of Cut Surface (Part 1) , Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Precision Engineering, April, 1994, Tokyo.

M. Hasegawa*, K.Okuda , Jiancheng Liu, A New Modeling Method of Machined Surface Profile by Use of Fractal Dimension, Proceedings the Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Precision Engineering, Sept, 1995, Tokyo.

M. Hasegawa*, K.Okuda , Jiancheng Liu, Chaos Modeling of the Engineering Surface by RBF Network, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Precision Engineering, April 1995, , Okayama.

M. Hasegawa, K.Okuda, Jiancheng Liu, Fractal Characteristics of Super-precision Cut Surface, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Precision Engineering, 1996, Tokyo.

Y. Kawahara, K. Yamazaki, B. Bracha, Jiancheng Liu, Experimental Study on Dynamic Accuracy Behavior of a High-speed CNC Machine Tool with Semi-closed and Fully-closed feedback Control, Proceedings of ASPE 1999 Annual Meeting, California.

K. Yamazaki, Bryan Chu and Jiancheng Liu, Time Efficient Project-oriented Education of Engineering Graphics Based on Simulated Industry Environment for Elementary Engineering Students, 2nd CIRP/SME International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering Education, June in San Diego, CA. pp 341-346


Keynote & Invited Speech

Jiancheng Liu, Technological Trends of Advanced Machine Tools and Manufacturing Automation, Technical Seminar sponsored by Ministry of Education, China, June 26 2006 in Taiyuan University of Technology(Invited Speech)

Jiancheng Liu, Digital Engineering Technology in Machine Tool Business, Keynote Speech for CIRP/SME International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering Education, June 22-25, 2005, California.(Keynote speech)

Jiancheng Liu, Latest Machine Tool Technologies, CD-ROM Proceedings of International Metal Working Summit 2004, Oct 2004, Shanghai (Keynote speech)

Jiancheng Liu, Advanced Machine Tool Design, Proceedings of The International Forum on the Latest Development of Digitized Manufacturing Technology and Equipment, April 2005, Beijing.(Invited Speech for China International Machine Tool Show, Beijing 2004 )

Jiancheng Liu, Application of Digital Engineering in Machine Tool design, Presentation at The First International Conference on Machine Tool Issues: Spindles sponsored by SME, May 2003, Michigan (invited Speech).

Patents

K. Hiramoto, Z. Piner, K. Konishi, T. Kobi, Jiancheng Liu, H. Nakahira, 2007, Machining Center That Rotary Drive A Tool Prior To Process Positioning At A Working Position, US Patent 7206658

K. Hiramoto, H. Kobi, Jiancheng Liu, 2005, Cutting Process Control Device in Machining Center (Japan Patent: No: 2005 -88103)

R. Correll, Jiancheng Liu, 2005, Tool Exchange Device for Machine Tool(Japan Patent: No: 88134)

Jiancheng Liu
, K. Yamazaki, 1998, Method and System For Discriminating Damaged Bills, US Patent No. 09/083,138)

Jiancheng Liu
, 1997, Method and Apparatus for Discriminating Damaged Sheets. (Japan Patent Pending: No.8887787)


Professional Affiliations

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineering, 1998 - present
Senior Member of Society of Manufacturing Engineering, 1998 - present
Member of American Society of Engineering Education, 2010 - present
Board Director, Machine Tool Technology Research Foundation, 2002-2006
Member of Japan Society for Precision Engineering, 1994 - 2006
Member of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering, 2000 - 2006
Member of Editorial Review Board of Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace and Industrial Engineering, Science Journal International, 2008 - present
Journal Paper Reviewers for Various Journals
Member of Society of Automobile Engineering, 1997 - 2001