Professor

Phone: +86-27-87543973

Email: Zhangyq@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Mechanical Design and Theory Vehicle System Dynamics and Control Multibody System Dynamics Uncertainty Analysis and Robust Design

Yunqing Zhang, is a professor of School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China. He received M.S. degrees in Engineering Mechanics in 1992 from Jilin University (Former JUT), Changchun, Jilin, China, and Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2011, from HUST, respectively. From 1992 to 2001, he worked as vehicle dynamics engineer and senior engineer for Dong Feng Automobile Engineering Research Institute, Shiyan,Hubei,China. In 2001, he joined Huazhong University of Science and Technology as associate professor, in 2011, he became a full professor at HUST. His research interests are focused on Mechanical Design and Theory, Vehicle System Dynamics and Control, Multibody System Dynamics, Uncertainty Analysis and Robust Design.

Academic Degrees

1985-1989 Hubei Automobile Institute

1989-1992 Jilin University of Technology Ms .D

2001-2011 Huazhong University of Science and Technology Ph.D

Professional Experience

Prof. Zhang was an engineer and then a senior engineer at Dongfeng Automobile Engineering Research Institute in Shiyan, Hubei from May 1992 to May 2001. He was an associate professor and then a professor in School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China from June 2001 to now. Prof. Zhang’s research interests and teaching activities include Mechanical Design and Theory and Automotive Engineering.

Selected Publications

[1]Jinglai Wu, Zhen Luo, Nong Zhang, Yunqing Zhang*, A new interval uncertain optimization method for structures using Chebyshev surrogate models, Computers and Structures ,2015,146: 185–196

[2]Jinglai Wu, Zhen Luo, Yunqing Zhang*, Nong Zhang, An interval uncertain optimization method for vehicle suspensions using Chebyshev metamodels, Applied Mathematical Modelling 2014,38,3706–3723 

[3]Yu Zhang, Sanbao Hu, Yunqing Zhang*,Liping Chen, Multi-objective optimization of double suction centrifugal pump using Kriging metamodels, Advances in Engineering Software, 2014,74:16-26.

[4]Jinglai Wu, Zhen Luo, Yunqing Zhang*, Nong Zhang and Liping Chen, Interval uncertain method for multibody mechanical systems using Chebyshev inclusion functions, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2013, 95:608–630.

[5]Jinglai Wu, Yunqing Zhang*, Liping Chen , Zhen Luo, A Chebyshev interval method for nonlinear dynamic system sunder uncertainty ,Applied Mathematical Modelling 2013,37,4578–4591

[6]Ting Pi, Yunqing Zhang* , Liping Chen, First order sensitivity analysis of flexible multibody systems using absolute nodal coordinate formulation, Multibody System Dynamics,2012,27(2): 153-171

[7]Jinglai Wu,Yunqing Zhang*, Liping Chen,Pengfei Chen,Gang Qin,Uncertain analysis of vehicle handling using interval method, International Journal Of Vehicle Design 2011,56(1-4): 81-105

[8]Qiang Tian, Yunqing Zhang*, Liping Chen, Jingzhou Yang. Simulation of planar flexible multibody systems with clearance and lubricated revolute joints, Nonlinear Dynamics,2010,60(4):489-511

[9]Jingshan Zhao, Lingyang Li, Liping Chen, Yunqing Zhang*. The concept design and dynamics analysis of a novel vehicle suspension mechanism with invariable orientation parameters, Vehicle System Dynamics, 2010,48(12): 1495-1510

[10]Yunqing Zhang, Qiang Tian, Liping Chen, Jingzhou Yang. Simulation of a Viscoelastic Flexible Multibody System Using Absolute Nodal Coordinate and Fractional Derivative Methods. Multibody System Dynamics, 2009, 21:281-303

[11]Qiang Tian, Yunqing Zhang*, Liping Chen, P. Flores. Dynamics of spatial flexible multibody systems with clearance and lubricated spherical joints. Computers & Structures, 2009, 87: 913-929

[12]Sanbao Hu,Liping Chen, Yunqing Zhang*,Jingzhou Yang,Shuting Wang,A crossing sensitivity filter for structural topology optimization with chamfering, rounding, and checkerboard-free patterns,Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization ,2009, 37(5):529-540

[13]Qiang Tian, LiPing Chen, Yunqing Zhang, Jingzhou Yang. An Efficient Hybrid Method for Multibody Dynamics Simulation Based on Absolute Nodal Coordinate Formulation. ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, 2009, 4:0210091-02100914

[14]Yunqing Zhang, Yongsheng Zhao,Jingzhou Yang,Liping Chen, Dynamic Sliding Mode Controller with Fuzzy Adaptive Tuning for Active Suspension System, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part D Journal of Automobile Engineering,2007,221(4):417-428

[15]Yunqing Zhang, Wenbin Shangguan, A Novel Approach for Lower Frequency Performance Design of Hydraulic Engine Mounts ,Computers & Structures,2006,84(8-9):572-58

Awards and Honors

2005 China automotive industry award, Second prize;

2014 China automotive industry award, Second prize;

Courses Taught

Numeric Method, undergraduate course;

Multi-body Dynamics, Engineering Practice of Vehicle System Dynamics, postgraduate courses.

Centers/Programs

[1]National Natural Science Foundation of China (11472112): “Study  on Vehicle Multi-body System Dynamics with Nonlinear Rubber Bushing Dependent on Frequency and Amplitude”;

[2]National Natural Science Foundation of China (11172108): “Study on Vehicle Dynamics with Uncertain Parameters Based on Interval method”;

[3]National 863 Project (2007AA04Z131): “The Reliability and Robust Design of Complex Mechatronics Products Based on Multi-domain Modeling”;

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