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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the field of: - Parallel robot/manipulators/mechanisms - Design and development of robots for eye surgery - Variation propagation modelling and control in manufacturing processes - Robotised intelligent manufacturing - Drilling metallic/composite materials - Scheduling and lean digital manufacturing

20032021

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Dr Jin is a Professor in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast. He has been working in the school as a research fellow (2007-08), a lecturer (2009-15), and a senior lecturer (2015-18). He obtained both his Bachelor and Master degree in mechanical engineering in Dalian University of Technology China, in 1998 and 2002 respectively, and received his PhD from Nanyang Technological University Singapore in 2007. Dr Jin’s research interest is in parallel kinematic machines, robotics, digital lean and green manufacturing, high performance machining, and production management. Dr Jin has been a principal investigator or co-investigator for a number of research programmes, funded by DTI, EPSRC, Innovate UK, Royal Academy of Engineering, EU H2020, Invest Northern Ireland and industry (e.g. EADS/Airbus and Bombardier Aerospace Belfast). He is a member of the prestigious EPSRC Early Career Forum in Manufacturing Research, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow, and a member of technical committee of UK-RAS network. He is an associate editor of IMechE Journal of Engineering Manufacture and an editorial board member of Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering. He is general chair of ICMR2019 and Parallel2020 international conferences, and has been invited in the organising/programme committee of 20+ international conferences ICRA2017 and ICIEA2018. Dr Jin has published over 100 peer-reviewed technical papers. He is a chartered engineer, chair of robotics committee in UK IFToMM, baord member of IMechE MICG, and a member of IMechE.

Details of some projects are available at the following URLs.

Q-PreMan project funded by EPSRC: https://www.qub.ac.uk/sites/q-preman/

Eye surgery robot project funded by Cathedral Eye Clinic: https://cathedraleye.com/robotics/

 

 

 

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