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

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. HONORS AND AWARDS

2015.05   Young Author Prize, INCOM'15, Ottawa, Canada

2013.06   Best paper award, MIM'13, Saint Petersburg, Russia

6. ACADEMIC SERVICES

Editorial Work

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 2020, 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

7. 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

8. PUBLICATIONS

Journal papers

29. 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, online published, 2022. 

28. 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, online published, 2022. 

27. 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, online published, 2022. 

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, online published, 2022. 

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, online published, 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. 

5. Chao-Bo Yan and Qianchuan Zhao, “A Unified Effective Method for Aggregating Multi-machine Stages in Production Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 58, no. 7, pp. 1674-1687, 2013. 

4. Chao-Bo Yan, Michael Hassoun, and Semyon M. Meerkov, “Equilibria, Stability, and Transients in Re-entrant Lines under FBFS and LBFS Dispatch and Constant Release,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 211-229, 2012. 

3. Chao-Bo Yan, Qianchuan Zhao, Ningjian Huang, Guoxian Xiao, and Jingshan Li, “Formulation and a Simulation Based Algorithm for Line-side Buffer Assignment Problem in the System of General Assembly Line with Material Handling,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 902-920, 2010.