1. BASIC INFORMATION

          

 
 
Chao-Bo YAN
Ph.D., Professor
School of Automation Science and Engineering
Faculty of Electronic and Information Engineering
Xi'an Jiaotong University
State Key Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems Engineering
XJTU Key Laboratory for Cyber-Physical Systems
 

 

2. RESEARCH INTERESTS

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​SMILE Group:  Smart Manufacturing, Inventory, and Logistics Engineering

Research interests: Modeling, analysis, simulation, optimization, and design of manufacturing and service systems; Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) theory and its applications to manufacturing, logistics, and inventory systems

3. POSITIONS

2024.01——               Vice Dean, School of Automation Science and Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University

2021.06——               Dean, Sichuan Digital Economy Industry Development Research Institute

2021.01——               Professor, School of Automation Science and Engineering, Faculty of Electronic and Information Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University

2015.01——2020.12  Associate Professor, School of Automation Science and Engineering, Faculty of Electronic and Information Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University

2012.08——2014.10  Post-doc Research Fellow, EECS, University of Michigan

4. EDUCATION

2007.09——2012.07  Ph.D, Dept. of Automation, Tsinghua University

2009.10——2010.10  Visiting student, EECS, University of Michigan

2004.09——2007.07  Master, Dept. of Automation, Tsinghua University

2000.09——2004.07  Undergraduate, School of Mechanical Eng., Xi'an Jiaotong University

1997.09——2000.07  Tianmen High School

5. ACADEMIC SERVICES

Editorial Work

2023.01——               IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (IEEE RA-L), Senior Editor

2020.01——               IEEE Conf. on Automation Science and Engineering (IEEE CASE), Editor

2019.01——               IEEE Trans. on Automation Science and Eng. (IEEE T-ASE), Associate Editor

2020.10——2022.03  International Journal of Production Research, Guest Editor

2017.09——2021.12  IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (IEEE RA-L), Associate Editor

2016.12——2019.12  IEEE Conf. on Automation Science and Eng. (IEEE CASE), Associate Editor

2017.06——2018.09  IISE Transactions, Guest Editor

Organizing Committee

        IEEE CASE 2022, General Co-Chair

        2018 Chinese Automation Congress

        IEEE CASE 2017, Publication Chair

Reviewer

        IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control

        IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering

        IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems

        IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics

        IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics

        Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing

        International Journal of Production Research

        IISE Transactions

        Ocean Engineering

        Acta Automatica Sinica

        Control Theory & Applications

6. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

IEEE, Senior Member

IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (IEEE RAS), Member

IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (IEEE SMC)Member

Chinese Association of Automation (CAA), Member

7. PUBLICATIONS

Journal papers

33. Qihang Fang, Gang Xiong, Meihua Zhao, Tariku Sinshaw Tamir, Zhen Shen, Chao-Bo Yan, and Fei-Yue Wang, ​​​​​“Probabilistic Data-driven Modeling of a Melt Pool in Laser Powder Bed Fusion,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, accepted, 2024. 

32. Zelin Nie, Chao-Bo Yan, Feng Gao, Wei Cheng, Guanghui Zhou, and Xuefeng Chen, ​​​​​“Balance Between User Comfort and Energy Consumption of Two-timescale Optimization and Control in Majorization Order,” International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, accepted, 2024. 

31. Yu Lan, Qiaozhu Zhai, Chao-Bo Yan, Xiaoming Liu, and Xiaohong Guan​​​​​“Robust Approximate Dynamic Programming for Large-scale Unit Commitment with Energy Storages,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, online published, 2023. 

30. Chao-Bo Yan* and Lingchen Liu, ​​​​​“Problem Formulation and Solution Methodology of Energy Consumption Optimization for Two-Machine Geometric Serial Lines,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, online published, 2023. 

29. Qihang Fang, Gang Xiong, MengChu Zhou, Tariku Sinshaw Tamir, Chao-Bo Yan, Huaiyu Wu, Zhen Shen, and Fei-Yue Wang, “Process Monitoring, Diagnosis and Control of Additive Manufacturing,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 1041-1067, 2024

28. Chen Hou, Cangqi Zhou, Qilong Huang, and Chao-Bo Yan*, “Cache Control of Edge Computing System for Tradeoff Between Delays and Cache Storage Costs,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 827-843, 2024

27. Jihua Zhu, Jiaxi Mu, Chao-Bo Yan, Di Wang, and Zhongyu Li, “3DMNDT: 3D Multi-view Registration Method Based on the Normal Distributions Transform,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 488-501, 2024. 

26. Zhi Pei, Peiqi Yang, Yujuan Wangand Chao-Bo Yan*“Energy Consumption Control in the Two-machine Bernoulli Serial Production Line with Setup and Idleness,” International Journal of Production Research, vol. 61, no. 9, pp. 2916-2935, 2023. 

25. Zelin Nie, Wei Cheng, Guanghui Zhou, Xuefeng Chen, Chao-Bo Yanand Feng Gao, “Consistency Guaranteed Two-Timescale Decision and Optimization of HVAC System with Ice Storage,” International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, vol. 141, 108115, pp. 1-14, 2022. 

24. Lingchen Liu, Chao-Bo Yan*and Jingshan Li, “Modeling, Analysis, and Improvement of Batch-Discrete Manufacturing Systems: A Systems Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 1567-1585, 2022

23. Xingrui Cheng, Chao-Bo Yan*and Feng Gao, “Energy Cost Optimization in Two-Machine Bernoulli Serial Lines under Time-of-Use Pricing,” International Journal of Production Research, vol. 60, no. 13, pp. 3948-3964, 2022

22. Zelin Nie, Feng Gao, and Chao-Bo Yan*, A Multi-Timescale Bilinear Model for Optimization and Control of HVAC Systems with Consistency,” Energiesvol. 14, no. 2, 400, pp. 1-13, 2021.  

21. Chao-Bo Yan* and Ziqian Zheng, “An Effective and Efficient Divide-and-Conquer Algorithm for Energy Consumption Optimization Problem in Long Bernoulli Serial Lines,” International Journal of Production Research, vol. 59, no. 23, pp. 7018-7036, 2021. 

20. Dou An, Qingyu Yang, Donghe Li, Wei Yu, Wei Zhao, and Chao-Bo Yan, “Where am I Parking: Incentive Online Parking Space Sharing Mechanism with Privacy Protection,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 143-162, 2022.

19. Shihao Dai, Feng Gao, Xiaohong Guan, Chao-Bo Yan, Kun Liu, Jiaojiao Dong, and Lei Yang, “Robust Energy Management for a Corporate Energy System with Shift-Working V2G,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 650-667, 2021.

18. Chao-Bo Yan* and Ziqian Zheng, “Problem Formulation and Solution Methodology for Energy Consumption Optimization in Bernoulli Serial Lines,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 776-790, 2021. 

17. Chao-Bo Yan*, “Analysis and Optimization of Energy Consumption in Two-Machine Bernoulli Lines with General Bounds on Machine Efficiency,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 151-163, 2021. 

16. Chao-Bo Yan*, Xingrui Cheng, Feng Gao, and Xiaohong Guan, “Formulation and Solution Methodology for Reducing Energy Consumption in Two-Machine Bernoulli Serial Lines,”  IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 522-530, 2022.

15. Yanxiang Feng, MengChu Zhou, Feng Tian, Chao-Bo Yan, and Keyi Xing, “Deadlock Prevention Controller for Automated Manufacturing Systems Modeled by S4PR,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 51, no. 12, pp. 7403-7412, 2021.

14. Zelin Nie, Feng Gao, Chao-Bo Yan*, and Xiaohong Guan, “Multi-Timescale Decision and Optimization for HVAC Control Systems with Consistency Goals,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 296-309, 2020. 

13. Xinnian Wang, Keyi Xing, Chao-Bo Yan, and MengChu Zhou, “A Novel MOEA/D for Multi-objective Scheduling of Flexible Manufacturing Systems,” Complexity, vol. 2019, pp. 1-14, 2019

12. Chao-Bo Yan* and Lei Zhang, “Formulation and Solution Methodology for Repairman Allocation Problem in Serial Production Lines,” (in Chinese) Acta Automatica Sinica, vol. 47, no. 11, pp. 2578-2584, 2021

11. Chao-Bo Yan*, Lars Mönch, and Semyon M. Meerkov, “Characteristic Curves and Cycle Time Control of Re-entrant Lines,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 140-153, 2019.

10. Jun-Qiang Wang, Feiyi Yan, Penghao Cui, and Chao-Bo Yan, “Bernoulli Serial Lines with Batching Machines: Performance Analysis and System-Theoretic Properties,” IISE Transactions, vol. 51, no. 7, pp. 729-743, 2019.

9. Chao-Bo Yan and Qianchuan Zhao, “Analytical Approach to Estimate Efficiency of Series Machines in Production Lines,”  IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 1027-1040, 2018.

8. Semyon M. Meerkov and Chao-Bo Yan*, “Production Lead Time in Serial Lines: Evaluation, Analysis, and Control,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 663-675, 2016.

7. Semyon M. Meerkov and Chao-Bo Yan*, “Cellular Production Lines with Asymptotically Reliable Bernoulli Machines: Lead Time Analysis and Control,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 764-768, 2015. 

6. Stephan Biller, Semyon M. Meerkov, and Chao-Bo Yan*, “Raw Material Release Rates to Ensure Desired Production Lead Time in Bernoulli Serial Lines,” International Journal of Production Research, vol. 51, no. 14, pp. 4349-4364, 2013.