Associate Professor

Phone: 18971619738

Email: dr.teac@gmail.com

Academic Areas: Software

Research Interests: Center of Rapid Manufacturing

Zhang Lichao, technical director, associate professor of engineering .

He has 18 years of experience in 3d printing software and controlling system research and development.  Besides, he designed and developed Binhu Mechanical and Electrical company series of rapid prototyping (3 d printing) software and rapid prototyping equipment control system of HRP series. Academically, he published more than 50 papers, including 11 SCI retrievals in this paper and more than 30 core EI retrievals. The main research field are 3d printing, CAM, CNC, machine vision. At the same time, he hosts a program of national natural science foundation of China and a national major projects corpus. And Zhang is Responsible for many national major projects, 863 projects and national natural science foundation of software and control system research and development work.

Academic Degrees

Postdoctor in Mechanical Engineering Post-doctoral Mobile Stations ,2005,Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

D.E in Institute of Materials,2002,Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

BE in Telecommunication Department, 1996, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

Selected Publications

·         Zhang L C, Han M, Huang S H. An effective error-tolerance slicing algorithm for STL files. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2002, 20(5): 363-367

·         Zhang L C, Han M, Huang S H. CS file - An improved interface between CAD and rapid prototyping systems. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2003, 21(1): 15-19

·         Guo K B, Zhang L C, Wang C J, et al. Boolean operations of STL models based on loop detection. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2007, 33(5-6): 627-633

·         Qian B, Zhang L C, Shi Y S, et al. Voronoi Approach to Recursive Generation of Tool Path for SLS. Computer Aided Drafting, Design and Manufacturing, 2008(02): 13-20

·         Qian B, Zhang L C, Shi Y S, et al. New Voronoi Diagram Algorithm of Multiply-Connected Planar Areas in the Selective Laser Melting. Tsinghua Science and Technology, 2009(S1): 137-143

·         Li M, Zhang L C, Mo J H, et al. A tool path generation method for sheet metal incremental forming process. Materials Research Innovations, 2011, 15(Suppl 1): 278-282

·         Li M, Zhang L C, Mo J H, et al. Tool-path generation for sheet metal incremental forming based on STL model with defects. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2012, 63(5-8): 535-547

·         Li M, Zhang L C, Mo J H, et al. A unified method for invalid 2D loop removal in tool-path generation. Computer-Aided Design, 2013, 45(2): 124-13

Selected Cases

·         Large bending machine CNC system (key state science and technology projects) corpus

·         Large numerical control system and servo press machine

·         Laser cutting machine Z axis floating system

·         Intelligent laser welding machine CNC system and the whole machine

·         Laser warp knitting cloth cutting machine CNC system based on machine vision and the whole machine

·         Automatic soldering machine CNC system and the whole machine

·         Camel Group distributed into battery system

·         Chongqing Hongen temple Forest Park prayer tower numerical control system

Awards and Honors

·         The Nautilus Literary Award, 2011, The Dragonfly Effect (co-author)

·         The Second Prize for Institutions of Higher Learning of Natural Science ,2006

·         The First Prize for Hubei Province Scientific and Technological Progress,2005

·         Huazhong University of Science and Technology Outstanding Postdoctoral Titles of Honour,2005

·         Huazhong University of Science and Technology prize of Excellent Doctorial Dissertations,2004

·         The First Prize for Hubei Province Scientific and Technological Progress,2000

Courses Taught

·         Database Technology and Application

·         Network Control and Manufacturing

·         Microcomputer Principle

·         The Computer Network

·         Software Engineering and Application

Project

·         Chief Technology Officer for Wuhan Binhu Electromechanical

·         General Manager for a Software Company --the Subsidiary of The Original Wuhan Binhu Mechanical and Electrical Company

·         Huazhong University of Science and Technology of 3D Printing Group Technical Director

In The Media

·         Wohlers Report 2010 spoke highly of 3D Printing Team “In rapid prototyping field, it’s very active, with a number of independent intellectual property rights, especially in the case of rapid prototyping technology software development...”, “...Its technology has influence the United States, Singapore, South Korea and other countries”. 

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