YuMing Zhang, Ph.D.

James R. Boyd Professor in Electrical Engineering

Research Areas: Applied machine vision, control systems, Manufacturing processes, robotic welding

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering - ECE
414P CRMS
Lexington, KY 40506-0108
Phone: 859-323-3262
Fax: 859-257-3092
Email: ymzhang@engr.uky.edu


Professional Preparation

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering/Welding Major, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
M.S. Electrical Engineering/Control Major, Harbin Institute of Technology
B.S. Electrical Engineering/Control Major, Harbin Institute of Technology

Appointments

July 2005-present Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Kentucky

August 1998-June 2005 Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Kentucky

Feb. 1991-July 1998 Visiting Scholar, Center for Robotics and Manufacturing Systems, University of Kentucky

December 1990-Feb 1991 Associate Professor, Harbin Institute of Technology

Sept. 1998-Nov. 1990 Lecturer, Harbin Institute of Technology

Sept. 1984- August 1986 Junior Lecturer, Harbin Institute of Technology

Publications

  1. Z.Z. Wang and Y.M. Zhang, “Brightness based selection and edge detection based enhancement separation algorithm for low resolution metal transfer images,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 6(1): 181-187, 2009.
  2. Kehai Li and Y.M Zhang, “Consumable Double-Electrode GMAW Part II: Monitoring, Modeling, and Control,” Welding Journal, 87(2): 44s-50s, 2008.
  3. H.S. Song, Y.M. Zhang, “Three-dimensional Reconstruction of Specular Surface for Gas Tungsten Arc Weld Pool,” Measurement Science & Technology, 18: 3751-3767, 2007.
  4. K.H. Li and Y.M. Zhang, “Metal transfer in double-electrode gas metal arc welding,” ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 129(6): 991-999, 2007.
  5. Y.M. Zhang and Y.C. Liu, “Control of dynamic keyhole process,” Automatica, 43(5): 876-884, 2007.