Professor

Phone: 027-87557843

Email: chxiong@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Robotics, Biomechatronics

Caihua Xiong received the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 1998. He is a professor (2003-present) of School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, HUST. From 1999 to 2003, he worked in the City University of Hong Kong, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (USA), Ford Motor Company (USA) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Social Robotics, and the member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Bionic Engineering. Dr. Xiong was the Program Chair of the International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications in 2008, China and 2009, Singapore, and served as a guest editor on Intelligent Robotics and Automation for the International Journal-Advanced Robotics. He is the Changjiang Professor appointed by the Ministry of Education of China, and he is the owner of the best Ph.D. Dissertation awards, and the owner of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars of China。

Academic Degrees

1981.9-1985.7 Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST) Bachelor

1988.9-1991.3 Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST) Master

1996.9-1998.12 Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST) Ph.D

Professional Experience

1.Changjiang Professor (2007-present), School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, HUST.

2.Professor (2003.06-present), School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, HUST.

3.Postdoctoral Fellow (2002.06-2003.07), Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

4.Research Scientist (2001.01-2002.06), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI).

5.Croucher Foundation Visitor (2000.03-2000.09), Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong.

Selected Publications

[1]Chen Wenbin, Xiong Caihua, Yue Shigang, Mechanical implementation of kinematic synergy for continual grasping generation of anthropomorphic hand, IEEE/ASME Trans. on Mechatronics, DOI: 10.1109/TMECH.2014.2329006, 2014.

[2]Zhang Xiaojian, Xiong Caihua, Ding Ye, Feng Mingjun, Xiong Youlun, Milling stability analysis with simultaneously considering the structural mode coupling effect and regenerative effect, Int. J. of Machine Tools & Manufacture, 2012, 53(1): 127-140.

[3]Chen Wenbin, Xiong Caihua, Huang Xiaolin, Sun Ronglei, Xiong Youlun, Kinematic analysis and dexterity evaluation of upper extremity in activities of daily living, Gait & Posture, 2010, 32(4): 475-481.

[4]Ye Tao, Xiong Caihua, Geometric parameter optimization in multi-axis machining, Computer-Aided Design, 2008, 40(8): 879-890.

[5]Xiong Caihua, Wang Michael Yu, and Xiong Youlun, On clamping planning in workpiece-fixture systems, IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Engineering, 2008, 5(3): 407-419.

[6]Xiong Caihua, Ding H, Xiong YL, Fundamentals of Robotic Grasping and Fixturing, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., 2007(Book)

[7]Xiong Caihua, An approach to error elimination for multi-axis CNC machining and robot manipulation, Science in China Series E: Technological Sciences, 2007, 50(5): 560-574.

[8]Xiong Caihua, Li, Y. F., Ding Han, Xiong Youlun, On the dynamic stability of grasping, Int. J. of Robotics Research, 1999, 18(9): 951-958.

[9]Cui Yuding, Xiong Caihua, Dynamic recurrent neural network based classification scheme for myoelectric control of upper limb rehabilitation robot, Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology, 2014, 14(6): 1-15.

[10]Jiang Xianzhi, Huang Xinhan, Xiong Caihua, Sun Ronglei, Xiong Youlun, Position control of a rehabilitation robotic joint based on neuron proportion-integral and feedforward control, Transactions of the ASME- J. of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, 2012, 7(2): 024502-1~ 024502-6.

[11]Chen Wenbin, Xiong Caihua, Sun Ronglei, Huang Xiaolin, A 10-degree of freedom exoskeleton rehabilitation robot with ergonomic shoulder actuation mechanism, Int. J. of Humanoid Robotics, 2011, 8(1): 47-71.

[12]Jiang Xianzhi, Xiong Caihua, Sun Ronglei, Xiong Youlun, Characteristics of the robotic joint of a 9-DOF upper limb rehabilitation robot driven by pneumatic muscles, Int. J. of Humanoid Robotics, 2011, 8(4): 743-760.

[13]Jiang Xianzhi, Xiong Caihua, Sun Ronglei, Huang Xiaolin, Xiong Youlun, Static and dynamic characteristics of rehabilitation joint powered by pneumatic muscles, Int. J. of Industrial and Service Robotics, 2011, 38(5): 486-491.

[14]Zhang Xiaojian, Xiong Caihua, Ding Ye, Xiong Youlun, Variable-step integration method for milling chatter stability prediction with multiple delays, Science in China Series E: Technological Sciences, 2011, 54(12): 3137-3154.

[15]Ye Tao, Xiong Caihua, Xiong Youlun, Zhao Can, Kinematics constrained five-axis tool path planning for high material removal rate, Science in China Series E: Technological Sciences, 2011, 54(12): 3155-3165.

[16]Wan Xiaojin, Xiong Caihua, Wang Xufeng, Zhang Xiaoming, Xiong Youlun, A machining-feature driven approach to locating scheme in multi-axis milling, Int. J. of Machine Tools & Manufacture, 2010, 50(1), pp.42-50.

[17]Wan Xiaojin, Xiong Caihua, Wang Xufeng, Zhang Xiaoming, Xiong Youlun, Analysis–synthesis of dimensional deviation of the machining feature for discrete-part manufacturing processes, Int. J. of Machine Tools & Manufacture, 2009, 49(15): 1214-1233.

[18]Wan Xiaojin, Xiong Caihua, Hua Lin, Synchronous adjustment of milling tool path based on the relative deviation, Transactions of the ASME-J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 2010, 133(5): 051010-1~ 051010-12.

[19]Ye Tao, Xiong Caihua, Xiong Youlun, Zhao Can, Tool orientation optimization considering second order kinematical performance of the multi-axis machine, Transactions of the ASME-J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 2010, 132(5): 051006-1~ 051006-11.

[20]Zhang Xiaojian, Xiong Caihua, Ding Ye, Zhang Xiaoming, Stability analysis in milling of thin-walled workpieces with emphasis on the structural effect, Proc. IMechE Part B: J. Engineering Manufacture, 2010, 224(4): 589-608.

[21]Xiong Caihua, Jiang Xianzhi, Sun Ronglei, Huang Xiaolin, Xiong Youlun, Control methods for exoskeleton rehabilitation robot driven with pneumatic muscles, Int. J. of Industrial and Service Robotics, 2009, 36(3): 210-220.

[22]Xiong Caihua, Han Donggui and Xiong Youlun, An integrated localization system for robots in underground environments, Int. J. of Industrial and Service Robotics, 2009, 36(3): 221-229.

[23]Han Donggui, Xiong Caihua, Liu Honghai, A wavelet-based method for processing signal of fiber optical gyroscopes in strap-down inertial systems, Int. J. of Robotics and Automation, 2009, 24(3): 185-193.

[24]Chen Wenbin, Xiong Caihua, Huang Xiaolin, Sun Ronglei, Xiong Youlun, Manipulator workspace boundary extraction and its application in workspace analysis of human's upper extremity, Advanced Robotics, 2009, 23(10): 1393-1410.

[25]Gao Farong, Xiong Caihua, Xiong Youlun, Constrained oscillation of a bubble subjected to shock wave in microvessel, Progress in Natural Science, 2009, 19(9): 1109-1117.

[26]Wan Xiaojin, Xiong Caihua, Zhao Can, Wang Xufeng, A unified framework of error evaluation and adjustment in machining, Int. J. of Machine Tools & Manufacture, 2008, 48(11): 1198-1210.

[27]Xiong Caihua, Rong Y., Tang Y., Xiong Y. L. Fixturing model and analysis, Int. J. of Computer Applications in Technology, 2007, 28(1): 34-45.

[28]Xiong Caihua, Wang Michael Yu, Tang Yong and Xiong Youlun, On prediction of passive contact forces of workpiece-fixture systems, Proc. of IMechE Part B-J. of Engineering Manufacture, 2005, 219(B3): 309-324.

[29]Xiong Caihua, Wang Michael Yu, Tang Yong and Xiong Youlun, Compliant grasping with passive forces, J. of Robotic Systems, 2005, 22(5): 271-285.

[30]Xiong Caihua, Li Y. F., Rong Kevin, Xiong Youlun, Qualitative analysis and quantitative evaluation of fixturing, Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 2002, 18(5-6): 335-342.

[31]Xiong Caihua, Rong Y., Koganti R. P, Zaluzec M. J., Wang N., Geometric variation prediction in automotive assembling, Assembly Automation, 2002, 22(3): 260-269.

[32]Xiong Caihua, Li Y. F., Xiong Youlun, Ding Han and et. al., Grasp capability analysis of multifingered robot hands, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 1999, 27(4): 211-224.

[33]Xiong Caihua, Li Y. F., Xiong Youlun, Kinematics of finger with rolling contact, Progress in Natural Science, 1999, 9(3): 189-197.

[34]Xiong Caihua and Xiong Youlun, Stability index and contact configuration planning for multifingered grasp, J. of Robotic Systems, 1998, 15(4): 183-190.

[35]Xiong Caihua and Xiong Youlun, Neural network based force planning for multifingered grasp, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 1997, 21(4): 365-375.

Awards and Honors

1.Chang Jiang Scholars Program, Professor, 2007, Ministry of Education

2.New Century Excellent Talents, 2005, Ministry of Education

3.The National Excellent Doctoral Dissertations, 2000, The Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council and the Ministry of Education

Courses Taught

1.Introduction to Biomimetic Robotics

2.The Robotic Manipulation

Centers/Programs

Programms:

1.Fundamentals of Coordination of Human Eye and Robotic Prosthetic Arm with Hand, Grant number: 51335004, State Key Program of National Natural Science of China, 2014.1-2018.12.

2.Design and motion synergy of underactuated robotic prostheses under the 973 program-the fundamentals of the biomechatronic system, Grant number: 2011CB013301, National Basic Research Program of China (973), 2011.12-2016.12.

3.Theory and application of flexible driven and motion planning for rehabilitation robotics, Grant number: 51025518, National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars of China, 2011.1-2014.12.

Patents:

1.A differential mechanism for designing the joint of prosthetic arm, Patent No.: ZL 2013 1 0335059.1

2.A wearable robotic device for elbow joint rehabilitation training driven by pneumatic muscle, Patent No.: ZL 2013 1 0476999.2

3.A driven mechanism with less-input and multi-output pattern for designing prosthetic hand, Patent No.: ZL 2013 1 0337880.7.

4.A thumb mechanism for designing prosthetic hand, Patent No.: ZL 2013 1 0200283.X

5.A mechanism for designing underactuated prosthetic hand, Patent No.: ZL 2013 1 0335089.2

6.A rehabilitation robot for training lower limb with multi-patterns, Patent No.:ZL 2011 1 0043360

7.A rehabilitation robotic device for training lower limb with foot pedals, Patent No.: ZL 2011 1 0039315.3

8.A mechanism for shoulder joint rehabilitation training, Patent No.: ZL200810237479.5

9.A mechanism for tensioning wire rope, Patent No.: ZL200810196934.1

10.A robotic device for shoulder joint rehabilitation training, Patent No.: ZL 20071 0168510.X

11.A localization system for autonomous robot, Patent No.: ZL 200710168718.1

12.A robotic device for elbow joint rehabilitation training, Patent No.: ZL 200710168670.4

13.A wearable robotic device for upper limb rehabilitation training, Patent No.: ZL200710053293.X

14.A walking mechanism for cleaning robot, Patent No.: ZL 200620157559.6

15.A device for recovering upper limb motor function, Patent No.: ZL2010306774916

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