School of Machinery and Automation

faculty directory

There are 172 faculty members in the school, including 2 Double Hired Academicians, 1 National Excellent Teacher, 22 Outstanding Chutian Scholars, 1 part-time Professor of Changjiang Scholars and 1 Professor of Changjiang Young Scholars. Among the teachers, there are 19 doctoral supervisors, 42 professors, 45 associate professors and 28 part-time professors from industry. In recent years, 4 members were honored as the Excellent Teachers supported by Baosteel Educational Fund and 9 members were entitled as the winners of Special Government Allowance.

In the past five years, more than 400 national, provincial and enterprise-based scientific projects, including the programs supported by National Science and Technology Supporting Plan, National 863 Plan and National Natural Science Foundation of China. More than 40 projects won the Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award or others provincial appraisal. The school won the second prize of National Technological Innovation Award in 2013, the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award in 2010 and 2011, and 6 first prizes of Hubei Provincial Technology Invention Award and Science & Technology Progress Awards, as well as 9 second prizes of Hubei Provincial Science and Technology Progress Awards. The school published more than 1000 academic articles, including over 720 indexed by SCI/CSCD, also published more than 40 textbooks and academic monographs.


Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering was formerly known as the Faculty of Metallurgical Machinery and currently has 23 teachers, including 9 professors and 11 associate professors. Among them, 1 national model teacher, 1 winner of the Outstanding Teacher Award supported by the Baosteel Education Fund, 1 winner of the New Century Excellent Talents Program of the Ministry of Education, 2 young and middle-aged experts with outstanding contributions in Hubei Province, and 1 winner of the Outstanding Youth Program in Hubei Province work with great efforts. A Hubei provincial Innovation Team of Metallurgical Equipment and Health Monitoring has been organized depending on this department.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering mainly trains high-quality engineers and technical talents working in scientific fields of mechanical engineering, mechanical design, mechanical manufacturing, testing and fault diagnosis technology, mechatronic control, and the production organization and business management. At present, the study mainly focuses on Mechanics of Metallurgical Machinery, Strength and Service Behavior, as well as the development of new metallurgical technology and equipment, the computer modeling and simulation of electromechanical systems, the virtual reality of mechanical systems, the mechanical CAD/CAE/CAM and the fatigue of metal structure, etc. In the past 5 years, 12 national and provincial projects were completed by the faculty of the department. Nearly 10 million RMB was funding and 13 invention patents were granted. 33 high-level academic articles were published. 1 second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award, and more than 10 provincial Scientific and Technological Progress Awards were won by the faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Faculty members

Quanjie Gao

Zhaohui Wang

Guoqian Wei

Liangbin Guo

Yufei Guo

Yong Lv

Tao Huang

Changming Liu

Zhiwen Lu

Han Xiao

Zhigang Wang

Yourong Li

Gang Rao

Jinhua Ruan

Zengbing Xu


Department of Mechanics

The Department of Mechanics consists of the faculty of Mechanical Parts and the faculty of Engineering Graphics. Now the department possesses 37 faculty members, including 8 professors and 14 associate professors. In the teaching team, there are 1 national teaching teacher, 1 Hubei province teaching teacher, and 1 Hubei province young and middle-aged expert who has made outstanding contributions.

In the aspect of teaching, the Department of Mechanics undertakes the teaching of professional core courses such as mechanical drawing, mechanical principle, and mechanical design. It has successively won 1 first prize of national teaching achievement, 1 second prize of national teaching achievement, and 3 first prize of teaching achievement of Hubei Province. The mechanical principle course was approved as a national excellent course, and the mechanical drawing and mechanical design basic courses were approved as a school-level excellent course.

In the aspect of scientific research, the academic director of Professor Kong Jianyi explored several research fields of Metallurgical Equipment Design and Manufacturing, Machine Vision and Industrial Inspection, Mechanism and Robotics. In the past 5 years, more than 20 scientific projects supported by governments, such as the projects by National Natural Science Foundation of China and National Science and Technology Support Program, were completed. More than 30 enterprise collaborative projects were completed as well. Also they won 2 second prizes of National Scientific and Technological Progress Award and 3 Scientific and Technological Progress Awards of Hubei Province. The Department of Mechanics has made great contributions to the development of the local industry and economy.

Faculty members

Jianyi Kong

Xingdong Wang

Yu Hou

Hui Du

Zhe Ding

Huaiguang Liu

Gui LiYing Sun

Jia Li

Yuanjiong Liu

Li Qin

Bo Tang

Ping Tao

Qiang Wang

Jintang Yang

Guangming Zou

Department of Mechatronics Engineering

Mechatronics Engineering is a speciality that integrates electromechanical and hydraulic control. This speciality has a long history with the strong practicability, The students majoring in Mechatronics Engineering can obtain better employment due to better assessment from the employers. This major has the right to confer master's and doctoral degrees, and has a post-doctoral workstation. The Department of Mechatronics Engineering made fruitful achievements in 3 fields of Hydraulics, Robotics and Numerical Control. It possesses 28 full-time teachers, including 11 professors, 5 doctoral supervisors, 21 doctors, and 5 post-doctors. Among them, there are 1 National Outstanding Teacher, 2 Excellent Teachers supported by the Baosteel Education Fund, and the provincial Top 10 Teachers with Virtue, 1 Model Teacher, 1 provincial Teacher's Moral Model, 1 winner of Labor Medal in Hubei Province, 1 author of Shangyin Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation, 2 Outstanding Chutian Scholars, 2 Outstanding Chutian Students, and 1 part-time Academician of China. In recent years, the Department of Mechatronics Engineering won 1 first prize of National Teaching Achievement Award, 2 first prizes of Hubei Provincial Teaching Achievement Award, and 1 second prize of Hubei Provincial Teaching Achievement Award. The employment rate of the graduates in Mechatronics Engineering reaches up 98% with better employment qualit. The employers include Sany Heavy Industry, Zoomlion, Second Automobile, Haier, Midea, Baosteel, etc.

Faculty members

Kuisheng Chen

Xinyuan Chen

Liandong Fu

Hao Huang

Lin Jiang

Bin Lei

Yan Lu

Yanqiao Pan

Xinbo Qian

Fuquan Tu

Liangcai Zeng

Nianxian Wang

Hui Zhao

Jianyang Zhu

Xuebiao Zhu


Department of Industrial Engineering

The Department of Industrial Engineering currently possessed 26 full-time teachers, including 10 professors, 1 Chutian Scholar of Distinguished Professor, 6 associate professors, and 1 senior engineer. There are 1 Honorary Faculty at Wuhan University of Science and Technology, 1 winner of the special allowance from the Hubei Provincial Government, 1 inter-century academic leader in Hubei Province, 1 National Women Model. The female teachers working at this department won the honorary title of Hubei Provincial Frontier Team with Women's Contributions.

   The Department of Industrial Engineering trains high-quality talents who understand both engineering technology and management science knowledge, and have the ability of analyzing and planning the complex management, service, production, logistics, transportation, medical, human factors, information, Internet, finance and other systems. Students’ comprehensive professional capabilities of design, management and operation are cultivated. The current main research directions include green manufacturing system engineering, production operation and management, product innovation engineering and intelligent manufacturing, modern logistics and supply chain management, manufacturing informatization and knowledge engineering. In the past 5 years, the Department of Industrial Engineering undertook 33 national and provincial projects, received 10.76 million RMB in scientific funds, published 6 monographs, and obtained 8 granted invention patents. the faculty of the department published 174 articles, of which 78 were indexed in SCI/EI/CPCI databases. 1 first prize, 1 second prize of Hubei Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award, and 1 first prize of Wuhan Science and Technology Progress Award were won by the faculty of the Department of Industrial Engineering.

Faculty members

Xuhui Xia

Guozhang Jiang

Zhigang Jiang

Min Zhou

Xianyan Duan

Hua Zhang

Feng Xiang

Xugang Zhang

Lei Wang

Ting Fu

Gang Zhao

Liangxi Xie

Hegen Xiong

Qiuhua Tang

Liping Zhang


Department of Measurement and Control Technology and Instruments

The speciality of Measurement and Control Technology and Instruments was approved by the Provincial Department of Education in 2016. In 2017, it was awarded the right of granting the master's degree in the first-level discipline of Instrument Science and Technology. There are 12 full-time teachers, including 3 professors, 4 associate professors, and 2 doctoral supervisors, and 2 foreign teachers serving for the department. They are a team of 10 doctors accounting for 83% with a reasonable and stable professional structure, age structure, and educational background structure.

The Department of Measurement and Control Technology and Instruments currently has laboratories with a total of more than 700 square meters, including optical laboratory, sensor laboratory, and comprehensive measurement and control laboratory. In recent years, this department led over 6 national funding projects, won 2 first prizes of Hubei Provincial Scientific and Technological Progress Award, more than 10 invention patents, and published more than 20 ESI highly cited articles. The department is responsible of the teaching and study on the undergraduate program of Measurement and Control Technology and Instruments, as well as the postgraduate program of the of master's degree in the first-level discipline of Instrument Science and Technology.

Faculty members

Gongfa Li

Cancan Yi

Yongxing Guo

Bo Tao

Guangtao Lu

Tao Wang

Dan Yang

Shuang Xu

Fei Zeng

Yuan Guo

Xinglin Zhou

Qingyu Liu

Shiyang Zhou

Pan Zhu