Chi Zhou

PhD

Chi Zhou

PhD

Chi Zhou

PhD

Research Topics

Additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping

Contact Information

401 Bell Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-4706

chizhou@buffalo.edu

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Refereed Journal Articles Published

  • Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, Zhigang Yang, Behrokh Khoshnevis, “Development of a Multi-material Mask-Image-Projection-based Stereolithography for the Fabrication of Digital Materials.” Rapid Prototyping Journal, Vol. 19, No.3, 2013.
  • Yayue Pan, Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, “Rapid Manufacturing in Minutes: the Development of a Mask Projection Stereolithography Process for High Speed Fabrication.” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol.134, No.5, 2012.
  • Yayue Pan, Xuejin Zhao, Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, “Smooth Surface Fabrication in the Mask Projection based Stereolithography.” SME Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 14, pp. 460-470, 2012.
  • Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, “Additive Manufacturing based on Optimized Mask Video Projection for Improved Accuracy and Resolution.” SME Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 107-118, 2012.
  • Yong Chen, Chi Zhou, Jingyuan Lao. “A Layerless Additive Manufacturing Process based on CNC Accumulation.” Rapid Prototyping Journal, Vol.17, No.3, pp. 218-227, 2011. (Outstanding Paper Award of the year)
  • Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, Richard A. Waltz. “Optimized Mask Image Projection for Solid Freeform Fabrication.” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 131, No. 6, pp. 061004- 1~12, 2009.
  • Chi Zhou, Yong Chen. “Three-Dimensional Digital Halftoning for Layered Manufacturing based on Droplets.” Transactions of North American Manufacturing Research Institute of SME, Vol. 37, pp. Email: chizhou@buffalo.edu Telephone: (213)-400-0679 Page 4 175-182, 2009.
  • Chi Zhou, Liang Gao, Hai-Bing Gao, and Kun Zan. Particle Swarm Optimization for Simultaneous Optimization of Design and Machining Tolerances. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4247, pp.873-880, 2006.
  • Chi Zhou,Liang Gao,Hai-bing Gao. Particle Swarm Optimization Based Algorithm for Permutation Flow Shop Scheduling. Acta Electronica Sinica. 2006, 34(11).
  • Chi Zhou,Liang Gao,Hai-bing Gao. Particle Swarm Optimization based Algorithm for Constrained Layout Optimization. Control and Decision. 2005, 20(1): 36-40.
  • Chi Zhou,Hai-bing Gao, Liang Gao. Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) Algorithm. Application Research of Computers. 2003, 20(12): 7-11.
  • Jing Yuan, Fengguang Luo, Liang Gao, Chi Zhou, Wanjun Chen, Bin Zhang. Determination of ion exchange parameters by a neural network based on particle swarm optimization. Optical Engineering, 2008, 47(2): Art.
  • Yazhou Chen, Liang Gao, Chi Zhou. Research on Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Based on Particle Swarm Optimization and Collaborative Optimization. Mechanical Science and Technology. 2007, 26(4): 424-427.
  • Liang Gao, Chi Zhou, Hai-Bing Gao and Yong-Ren Shi. Combining Particle Swarm Optimization and Neural Network for Diagnosis of Unexplained Syncope. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4115, pp.174-181, 2006.
  • Chuanyong Peng, Liang Gao, Xinyu Shao, Chi Zhou. General particle swarm optimization algorithm for job-shop scheduling problem. Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems. 2006, 12(6): 911-917.
  • Liang Gao, Lin Yang, Chi Zhou, Yingbing Hu. Category forecast application of neural network algorithm trained by particle swarm optimization. Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems. 2006, 12(3): 465-469.
  • Hai-bing Gao, Chi Zhou, Liang Gao. General Particle Swarm Optimization Model. Chinese Journal of Computers. 2005, 28(12): 1980-1987.
  • Liang Gao, Hai-bing Gao, Chi Zhou. PSO based Scheduling Algorithm for Open Shop Scheduling Problem. Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2006, 47(2): 129-134.
  • Liang Gao, Hai-bing Gao, Chi Zhou,Dao-yuan Yu. Acquisition of Pattern Classification Rule based on Particle Swarm Optimization. Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology. 2004, 11(32): 24-26. 
  • Hai-bing Gao, Liang Gao, Chi Zhou,Dao-yuan Yu. Particle Swarm Optimization Based Algorithm for Neural Network Learning. Acta Electronica Sinica. 2004, 32(9): 1572-1574. 

Referred Journal Articles Submitted for Publication

  • Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, “Fast Mask Image Planning Method for Large-area Projection based Stereolithography Process.” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing (in review).
  • Yayue Pan, Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, Jouni Partanen, “Multi-tool and Multi-axis CNC Accumulation for Fabricating Conformal Features on Curved Surfaces.” ASME journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering (in review).
  • Xuejin Zhao, Yayue Pan, Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, Charlie C. L. Wang. “An Integrated CNC Accumulation System for Automatic Building-around-inserts.” SME Journal of Manufacturing Process (in review). 

Conference Proceedings

  • Xuejin Zhao, Yayue Pan, Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, Charlie C. L. Wang. “An Integrated CNC Email: chizhou@buffalo.edu Telephone: (213)-400-0679 Page 5 Accumulation System for Automatic Building-around-inserts.” Proceeding of 41st SME-North American Manufacturing Research Conference, NAMRC41-1574, Madison, Wisconsin, June 10 - 14, 2013. (NAMRC Outstanding Paper Award)
  • Yayue Pan, Yong Chen, Chi Zhou, “Fast Recoating Methods for the Projection-based Stereolithography Process in Micro- and Macro-scales.” Proceeding of Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, August 8~10, 2012.
  • Dongping Deng, Yong Chen, Chi Zhou, “Investigation on PEEK Fabrication Using Mask image projection based Stereolithography.” Proceeding of Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, August 8~10, 2012.
  • Chi Zhou, Hamid R. Chabok, Yong Chen, Qifa Zhou, Kirk K. Shung, “Ultrasound Transducer Array Fabrication based on Additive anufacturing of Piezocomposites.” Proceedings of ASME/ISCIE International Symposium on Flexible Automation (ISFA), St. Louis, Missouri, June 18-20, 2012.
  • Yayue Pan, Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, “Rapid Manufacturing in Minutes: the Development of a Mask Projection Stereolithography Process for High Speed Fabrication.” Proceeding of the 2012 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, MSEC2012, Notre Dame, Indiana, June 4 - 8, 2012. (MSEC Best Paper Award – Third Place)
  • Yayue Pan, Yong Chen, Chi Zhou, “Fabrication of Smooth Micro- and Meso- Channels based on Mask Projection Stereolithography.” Proceeding of the 2012 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, MSEC2012, Notre Dame, Indiana, June 4 - 8, 2012.
  • Yayue Pan, Xuejin Zhao, Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, “Smooth Surface Fabrication in the Mask Projection based Stereolithography.” Proceeding of 40th SME-North American Manufacturing Research Conference, NAMRC40, Notre Dame, Indiana, June 4 - 8, 2012.
  • Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, Zhigang Yang, Behrokh Khoshnevis, “Development of a Multi-material Mask-Image-Projection-based Stereolithography for the Fabrication of Digital Materials.” Proceedings of Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, August 8~10, 2011.
  • Xuejin Zhao, Yayue Pan, Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, Charlie C. L. Wang. “Building around Inserts based on Automatic 5-Axis CNC Accumulation.” Proceedings of Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, August 8~10, 2011.
  • Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, “Additive Manufacturing based on Optimized Mask Video Projection for Improved Accuracy and Resolution.” Proceeding of 39th SME-North American Manufacturing Research Conference, NAMRC39-4725, Corvallis, Oregon, June 13 - 17, 2011. (NAMRC Outstanding Paper Award – First Place)
  • Yayue Pan, Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, Jouni Partanen, “Fabrication of Conformal Ultrasound Transducer Arrays and Horns Based on Multi-axis CNC Accumulation.” Proceeding of the 2011 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, MSEC2011-50139, Corvallis, Oregon, June 13 - 17, 2011.
  • Yong Chen, Chi Zhou, Jingyuan Lao, “Additive Manufacturing without Layers: A New Solid Freeform Fabrication Process based on CNC Accumulation.” Proceedings of Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, Texas, August 8~11, 2010. (SFF Symposium Outstanding Paper)
  • Hamid Reza Chabok, Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, Qifa Zhou and K. Kirk Shung, "Development of a Digital Micro-Manufacturing Process for High Frequency Ultrasound Transducers", IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), San Diego, California, October 11-14, 2010.
  • Chi Zhou, Yong Chen. “Additive Manufacturing Based on Multiple Calibrated Projectors and Its Mask Image Planning.” Proceedings of ASME Internal Design Engineering Technical Conferences. Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 15-18, 2010. Email: chizhou@buffalo.edu Telephone: (213)-400-0679 Page 6
  • Chi Zhou, Yong Chen, Richard A. Waltz, “Optimized Mask Image Projection for Solid Freeform Fabrication.” ASME Design Automation Conference, DETC2009/DAC-86268, San Diego, California, Aug. 30 ~ Sept. 2, 2009.
  • Yongqiang Li, Yong Chen, Chi Zhou. “Design of Flexible Skin for Target Displacements based on Meso-Structures.” Proceedings of ASME Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, DETC2009/DAC-86268, San Diego, California, Aug. 30 ~ Sept. 2, 2009.
  • Chi Zhou, Yong Chen. “Calibrating Large-area Mask Projection Stereolithography for Its Accuracy and Resolution Improvements.” 2009 International SFF Symposium. The University of Texas at Austin Advanced Manufacturing Center, Texas, USA.
  • Chi Zhou. “Physical Model based Process Planning for Direct Digital Manufacturing.” Poster of ASME Internal Design Engineering Technical Conferences. August 30-September 2, 2009, San Diego, California, USA. (Best Student Poster)
  • Chi Zhou, Liang Gao, Haibing Gao and Chuanyong Peng. Pattern Classification and Prediction of Water Quality by Neural Network with Particle Swarm Optimization. Proceedings of IEEE the 6th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation, June 21-23, 2006, Dalian, China, Vol.4, pp.2864-2868
  • Liang Gao, Chuanyong Peng, Chi Zhou, Peigen Li, Solving Flexible Job-shop Scheduling Problem Using General Particle Swarm Optimization. The 36th CIE Conference on Computers Industrial Engineering, 2006, 3018-3027.
  • Yan Dong, Chi Zhou, Siliang Suo, Zailu Huang, Adaptive Bandwidth Allocation Based on Particle Swarm optimization for Multimedia LEO Satellite Systems, First International Conference on Communications and Networking in China, ChinaCom, Beijing, China, 2006.
  • Chi Zhou. Generic PSO Heuristic for Constrained Planning. Doctoral Consortium at International Conference on Automated Planning & Scheduling, Moneterey, California USA in June, 2005.
  • Hai-bing Gao, Chi Zhou, Liang Gao. Particle Swarm Optimization based Algorithm for Economic Load Dispatch. Progress in Intelligence Computation & Applications. 2005, 594-599.
  • Liang Gao, Hai-bing Gao, Chi Zhou. Particle Swarm Optimization based Algorithm for Cutting Parameter Optimization. Proceedings of IEEE 5th World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation.2004, 2867-2871. 

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