Lecturer

Phone: none

Email: pchu@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: CAD/CAM, NC machining, path planning, continous inspection technology, industrial robot

Born in February 1986, Dr. Hu received  Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Tianjin University in July 2008 and September 2010 respectively. He received  Ph.D. degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in August 2013 and then he stayed at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology doing postdoctoral research. He became a lecturer of MSE, HUST in January 2016. 

The main research directions include CAD/CAM, NC machining, path planning, continous inspection technology, and industrial robot. He has long been a reviewer of International Journal of Production Research, Journal of Computer Aided Design and Computational Design and Engineering.

Academic Degrees

2010.2-2013.8    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Hong Kong          Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

2008.9-2010.1    Tianjin University (TJU) Tianjin, China                                                                Master of Science (MSC), Electromechanical Engineering

2004.9-2008.7    Tianjin University (TJU)  Tianjin, China                                                               Bachelor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering; Bachelor of Management, Project Management

Professional Experience

2011.1-now         Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Lecturer China

2013.9-2015.12  Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Research Associate Hong Kong

Selected Publications

[1] P. Hu, R. Zhang, and K. Tang, Automatic Generation of Five-Axis Continuous Inspection Paths for Free-Form Surfaces, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 83-97, Jan. 2017.

[2] P. Hu, L. Chen, and K. Tang, Efficiency-optimal ISO-Planar Tool Path Generation for Five-axis Machining of Freeform Surfaces, Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 83, pp. 33-50, Feb. 2017.

[3] L Chen, P Hu, and K Tang, Optimal Interface Surface Determination for Multi-axis Freeform Surface Machining with both Roughing and Finishing, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, April, 2017.

[4] P Hu, L Chen, J Wang, et al. Boundary-Conformed Tool Path Generation Based on Global Reparametrization, International Conference on Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics. IEEE, 2015:165-172.

[5] R. Zhang, P. Hu, K. Tang Five-axis Finishing Tool Path Generation for a Mesh Blade Based on Linear Morphing Cone, Journal of Computational Design and Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 268-275, Oct. 2015

[6] P. Hu and K. Tang, Five-axis Tool Path Generation Based on Machine-Dependent Potential Field. International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, (2015):1-16.

[7] P. Hu, K. Tang, and C.-H. Lee, Global Obstacle Avoidance and Minimum Workpiece Setups in Five-axis Machining,Computer-Aided Design, vol. 45, pp. 1222-1237, 2013

[8] P. Hu and K. Tang, Improving the Dynamics of Five-axis Machining through Optimization of Workpiece Setup and Tool Orientations, Computer-Aided Design, vol.43, pp.1693-1706, 2011

Courses Taught

Free-Form Surface Machining and Application

NC Technology

Mechanical Principle

Centers/Programs

2017.1-now Generation and optimization of five-axis continuous inspection path (NSFC project, China), PI

2014.1-2015.12 Optimized tool path for five-axis blade finishing operations (ITF project, HK), Project manager

2014.1-2015.12 Optimized tool path for five-axis blade finishing operations (ITF project, HK), Project manager

2013.9-2015.12 Efficient 5-axis CNC adaptive machining and measurement of hollow blisk blades (ITF project, HK), Project manager

2012.6-2013.8 Time-optimal five-axis machining system based on machine-dependent potential field (RGC project, HK), Project leader

2011.6-2012.8 Global obstacle avoidance and optimal workpiece setup in five-axis machining (RGC project, HK), Project leader

2010.2-2011.5 Dynamic compliant tool path generation of five-axis machine (RGC project, HK), Project leader

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