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

Biography

Prof. Dr. Charlie C. L. Wang is a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) with expertise in geometric computing, design and manufacturing. His research interests include geometric computing, computational design, advanced manufacturing, and robotics.

Prof. Wang received a few awards from professional societies including the ASME CIE Excellence in Research Award (2016), the ASME CIE Young Engineer Award (2009), the Best Paper Awards of ASME CIE Conferences (twice in 2008 and 2001 respectively), the Prakash Krishnaswami CAPPD Best Paper Award of ASME CIE Conference (2011), and the NAMRI/SME Outstanding Paper Award (2013). He serves on the editorial board of a few journals including - Computer-Aided Design, - IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, - ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, - International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing. Besides research, he also received the CUHK Vice-Chancellor's Exemplary Teaching Award (2008). His philosophy of teaching is that a good teach not only imparts knowledge but also inspires students to seek truth beyond tradition, definition and image.

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

  • 2018 – present
    Director
    Institute of Intelligent Design and Manufacturing
    Professor
    Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong 
  • 2018 – present
    Professor of Advanced Manufacturing
    Department of Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology
  • 2016 – 2018
    Professor and Chair of Advanced Manufacturing
    Department of Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology
  • 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

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

Geometric Modeling and Reasoning of Human-Centered Freeform Products

Charlie C.L. Wang
ISBN: 978-1447143604

Published in 2013


"Simple is beautiful."

Publications

For an overview of my publications, click here
For videos of my research outcomes, click here