Prof. dr. Wang, C.C.L.

Biography

Charlie C.L. Wang is currently a Professor and Chair of Advanced Manufacturing in the Department of Design Engineering at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. Prior to this position, he was a Professor of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he started his academic career in 2003. He received a BEng degree (1998) in mechatronics engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. He received his MPhil (2000) and PhD (2002) degrees in mechanical engineering from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Charlie is a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and his research interests include geometric computing, computer-aided design, advanced manufacturing and computational physics. Charlie received a few awards from professional societies including the ASME CIE Young Engineer Award (2009), the CUHK Young Researcher Award (2009), the Best Paper Awards of ASME CIE Conferences (in 2008 and 2001), the Prakash Krishnaswami CAPPD Best Paper Award of ASME CIE Conference in 2011, and the NAMRI/SME Outstanding Paper Award in 2013. He serves on the editorial board of a few journals including Computer-Aided Design, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, and International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing.

For more information, visit Charlie's website

Education

  • 1998-2002
    PhD and MPhil in Mechanical Engineering,
    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • 1994-1998
    BEng in Mechanical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

Experience

  • 2015-2016
    Professor
    Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong 
  • 01/2011–08/2011
    Visiting Professor (on sabbatical leave of CUHK) 
    Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2009–2015
    Associate Professor
    Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2003–2009
    Assistance Professor 
    Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2002–2003
    Post-doctoral researcher, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Awards/distinctions

  • 2016
    Excellence in Research Award
    Computers and Information in Engineering (CIE) Division 
    American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 
  • 2016
    Best Paper Award (with Yuen-Shan Leung, Xiaoning Wang, Ying He and Yong-Jin Liu)
    Journal of Computational Visual Media, Springer
  • 2013
    Fellow of ASME
    American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 2013
    NAMRI/SME Outstanding Paper Award (with Xuejin Zhao, Yayue Pan, Chi Zhou and Yong Chen)
    SME 41st North American Manufacturing Research Conference
  • 2011
    Prakash Krishnaswami CAPPD Best Paper Award (with Pu Huang and Yong Chen)
    ASME 31st Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • 2009
    ASME CIE Young Engineer Award
    Computers and Information in Engineering (CIE) Division 
    American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • 2009
    VX Corporation Best Idea Award (2nd Place)
    International CAD Conference and Exhibition
  • 2008
    Best Paper Award (with Yong Chen)
    ASME 28th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • 2008
    CUHK Vice-Chancellor's Exemplary Teaching Award
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • 2001
    Best Paper Award in Computational Methods (with Matthew M.F. Yuen)
    ASME 21st Computers and Information in Engineering Conference

Specialisation/field of research

  • Geometric computing 
  • Computer-aided design 
  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Computational physics

Publications

  • For an overview of my publications, click here.
  • For an overview of my research outcomes, click here.

[Translate to English:]

Book

Geometric Modeling and Reasoning of Human-Centered Freeform Products 

Author

Charlie C.L. Wang

ISBN-10 

978-1-4471-4360-4

ISBN-13 

978-1-4471-4360-4

Date

2013


Charlie Wang