zhang ying feng



The basic information

zhang ying feng

School of Mechanical Engineering




Vice Dean

Work Experience

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Oct. 2005 to Mar. 2007.

  • Associate Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, 2007 to 2010

  • Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China, From December 2010.

Awards Information

  • New Century Excellent Talents, awarded by the Ministry of Education, China, 2012.

  • Technology New Star of ShaaxiProvince,awarded by the government of ShaaxiProvince,China, 2013.

Scientific Research

Research Directions:

The IoT based production management

Green manufacturing and PSS (Product service system)

Intelligent manufacturing & smart factory 

Academic Achievements

Zhang, Y.F., Zhang, G., Du, W., Wang, J.Q., Ali, E., Sun, S.D. (2015). An optimization method for shopfloor material handling based on real-time and multi-source manufacturing data, International Journal of Production Economics, 165, 282-292. (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., Xu, J.X., Sun, S.D., Yang, T. (2015) “Real-time information driven intelligent navigation method of assembly station in unpaced lines”, International Journal of Computers & Industrial Engineering, 84, 91-100. (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., Xi, D., Li, Rui, Sun, Shudong. (2015) Task-driven manufacturing cloud service proactive discovery and optimal configuration method, Int. Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-015-7731-9. (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., Zhang, G., Liu, Y., Hu, D. (2015) “Research on services encapsulation and virtualization access model of machine for cloud manufacturing”, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, DOI: 10.1007/s10845-015-1064-2. (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., Liu, S., Zhu, Z.F., Si, S.B. (2015) “Agent-based intelligent medical diagnosis system for patients”, International Journal of Technology and Health Care, 23 (s2), 397-410. (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., Zhang, G., Wang, J.Q., Sun, S.D., Si, S.B., Yang, T. (2015) “Real-time Information Capturing and Integration Framework of the Internet of Manufacturing Things”, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 28 (8), 811–822. (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., Huang, G.Q., Sun, S.D., Yang, T. (2014)“Multi-agent based real-time production scheduling method for radio frequency identification enabled ubiquitous shopfloor environment”, International Journal of Computers & Industrial Engineering, 76, 89-97. (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., Liu, S.C., Sun, S.D. (2014) “Clustering and genetic algorithm based hybrid flowshop scheduling with multiple operations”, International Journal of Mathematical problems in Engineering, Vol 2014 (2014), Article ID 167073, 8 pages (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., Wang, W.B., Liu, S.C., Xie, G.N. (2014) “Real-time Shop-floor Production Performance Analysis Method for the Internet of Manufacturing Things”, International Journal of Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 270749, 10 pages (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., Jiang, P., Huang, G., Zhou, G. (2012)RFID-enabled real-time manufacturing information tracking infrastructure for extended enterprises”,Int. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 23(6), 2357-2366. (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., T. Qu, Oscar, and Huang, G.Q.  (2011) Agent-based Smart Gateway for RFID-enabled Real-Time Wireless Manufacturing, International Journal of Production Research, 49 (5), 1337-1352. (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., Qu, T., Ho, Oscar, and Huang, G.Q. (2011) Real-time Work-in-progress Management for Smart Object Enabled Ubiquitous Shop Floor Environment”,International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 24, (5), 431445. (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., Huang, G.Q., T. Qu, Oscar and Shudong Sun (2011) Agent-based Smart Objects Management System for Ubiquitous Manufacturing, International Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 27 (3), 538-549. (SCI)

Zhang, Y.F., Huang, G.Q., T. Qu and Oscar (2010) Agent-based workflow management for RFID-enabled real-time reconfigurable manufacturing, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 23 (2), 101-112. (SCI)