Deyi Xue

Professor

Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

PhD - Precision Machinery Engineering

University of Tokyo, 1992

MSc - Precision Machinery Engineering

University of Tokyo, 1989

Bsc - Precision Instrumentation Engineering

Tianjin University, 1985

Contact information

Phone

Office: 403.220.4168

Web presence

Personal website

Location

Mechanical Engineering Building : MEB318

Courses

Engineering Graphics and CAD (ENME 339)

Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (ENMF 503)

CAD/CAM/CAE (ENMF 623)


Preferred method of communication

Email


Research

Research areas

  • Computer aided design (CAD)
  • Computer aided manufacturing (CAM)
  • Design theory and methodology
  • Concurrent engineering
  • Computer-integrated design and manufacturing
  • Information systems

Research activities

Integrated product life-cycle modeling and optimal concurrent design

Design and manufacturing for mass customization

Design theory and methodology

Production planning, scheduling and control

Engineering optimization

Machining and inspection of freeform surfaces

Design and manufacturing of fuel cell systems


Biography

Deyi Xue is currently a Professor at the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada. Deyi Xue received his PhD and MSc degrees from Department of Precision Machinery Engineering, University of Tokyo in 1992 and 1989 respectively, and his BSc degree from Department of Precision Instrumentation Engineering, Tianjin University in 1985. He worked as an Assistant Professor at University of Calgary in 1995-2000, and an Associate Professor in 2000-2007. He is also a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) of Association of Professional Engineers and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGA). 

Deyi Xue’s research is primarily in the areas of computer based design and manufacturing including:

  • Integrated product life-cycle modeling and optimal concurrent design
  • Design and manufacturing for mass customization
  • Design theory and methodology
  • Production planning, scheduling, and control
  • Engineering optimization
  • Machining and inspection of freeform surfaces
  • Design and manufacturing of fuel cell systems

His research has been supported by many granting agencies including Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada through its Discovery Grant program, Strategic Project program and Strategic Network Grant program, other federal and provincial government agencies, and industries. He has published over 200 research papers, including over 80 papers in refereed SCI journals. 


He is an editorial board member of two international journals: Advanced Engineering Informatics and Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering (English Edition). He serves as a reviewer for over 20 international journals. He has also worked as chair and member of program/organizing committees for over 50 international conferences.  


Publications

Selected journal publications (2012-2018)

Gadalla, M. and Xue, D., "An Approach to Identify the Optimal Configurations and Reconfiguration Processes for Design of Reconfigurable Machine Tools," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 56, No. 11, 2018, pp. 3880-3900.

Martinez, M. and Xue, D., "A Modular Design Approach for Modeling and Optimization of Adaptable Products Considering the Whole Product Life-Cycle Spans," Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol. 232, No. 7, 2018, pp. 1146-1164.

Zeng, B., Quan, L., Tong, J., Ye, J. and Xue, D., "A New Approach Based on Central Composite Design and Multi-Objective Optimization for Design of a Roller-Mill Mechanism in a Maize Stubble Harvester," International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 91, No. 9-12, 2018, pp. 4329-4342.

Gadalla, M. and Xue, D., "Recent Advances in Research on Reconfigurable Machine Tools: A Literature Review," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 55, No. 5, 2017, pp. 1440-1454.

Lyu, G., Chu, X. and Xue, D., "Product Modeling from Knowledge, Distributed Computing and Lifecycle Perspectives: A Literature Review," Computers in Industry, Vol. 84, 2017, pp. 1-13.

Yu, B., Zhao, H., and Xue, D., "A Multi-Population Co-Evolutionary Genetic Programming Approach for Optimal Mass Customization Production," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 55, No. 3, 2017, pp. 621-641.

Cheng, Q., Li, W., Xue, D., Liu, Z., Gu, P., and Li, K., "Design of Adaptable Product Platform for Heavy-Duty Gantry Milling Machines Based on Sensitivity Design Structure Matrix," Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol. 231, No. 24, 2017, pp. 4495-4511.

Zhang, L., Chen, H., Chu, X. and Xue, D. "Identification of Performance Requirements for Design of Smartphones Based on Analysis of the Collected Operating Data," Journal of Mechanical Design, ASME Transactions, Vol. 139, No. 11, 2017.

Ma, H., Chu, X., Lyu, G. and Xue, D., "An Integrated Approach for Design Improvement Based on Analysis of Time-Dependent Product Usage Data," Journal of Mechanical Design, ASME Transactions, Vol. 139, No. 11, 2017.

Ma, H., Chu, X., Xue, D. and Chen, D., "A Systematic Decision Making Approach for Product Conceptual Design Based on Fuzzy Morphological Matrix," Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 81, 2017, pp. 444-456. 

Li, Y., Wang, Z., Zhang, L., Chu, X. and Xue, D., "Function Module Partition for Complex Products and Systems Based on Weighted and Directed Complex Networks," Journal of Mechanical Design, ASME Transactions, Vol. 139, No. 2, 2017.

Chu, D., Chu, X., Li, Y., Lyu, G. and Xue, D., "A Multi-Skeleton Modeling Approach Based on Top-Down Design and Modular Product Design for Development of Complex Product Layouts," Journal of Engineering Design, Vol. 27, No. 10, 2016, pp. 725-750.

Lasemi, A., Xue, D., and Gu, P., "Accurate Identification and Compensation of Geometric Errors of 5-Axis CNC Machine Tools Using Double Ball Bar," Measurement Science and Technology, Vol. 27, No. 5, 2016.

Yang, Q. and Xue, D., "A Weighted Sequential Sampling Method Considering Influences of Sample Qualities in Input and Output Parameter Spaces for Global Optimization," Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 146, No. 2, 2015, pp. 644-665. 

Yang, Q. and Xue, D., "Comparative Study on Influencing Factors in Adaptive Metamodeling," Engineering with Computers, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2015, pp. 561-577. 

Zhang, J., Xue, D., and Gu, P., "Adaptable Design of Open Architecture Products with Robust Performance," Journal of Engineering Design, Vol. 26, Nos. 1-3, 2015, pp. 1-23.

Mehrad, V., Xue, D., and Gu, P., "Robust Localization to Align Measured Points on Manufactured Surface with Design Surface for Freeform Surface Inspection," Computer-aided Design, Vol. 53, 2014, pp. 90-103. 

Zhang, J., Chen, Y., Xue, D., and Gu, P., "Robust Design of Configurations and Parameters of Adaptable Products," Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2014, pp. 1-14.

Lasemi, A., Xue, D., Gu, P., "Tool Path Re-planning in Freeform Surface Machining for Compensation of Process-Related Errors," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 52, No. 20, 2014, pp. 5913-5931.

Zhang, J., Xue, D., and Gu, P., "Robust Adaptable Design Considering Changes of Requirements and Parameters During Product Operation Stage," International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 72, Nos. 1-4, 2014, pp. 387-401.

Kianimanesh, A., Yang, Q., Park, S.S., Xue, D., and Freiheit, T., "Model for the Degradation Performance of a Single-Cell Direct Methanol Fuel Cell under Varying Operational Conditions," Fuel Cells, Vol. 13, No. 6, 2013, pp. 1005-1017.

Mehrad, V., Xue, D., and Gu, P., "Inspection of Freeform Surfaces Considering Uncertainties in Measurement, Localization and Surface Reconstruction," Measurement Science and Technology, Vol. 24, No. 8, 2013. 

Yu, B., Yang, Q., Kianimanesh, A., Freiheit, T., Park, S.S., Zhao, H., and Xue, D., "A CFD Model with Semi-empirical Electrochemical Relationships to Study the Influence of Geometric and Operating Parameters on DMFC Performance," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 38, No. 23, 2013, pp. 9873-9885.

Mehrad, V., Xue, D., and Gu, P., "Prediction of Surface Reconstruction Uncertainties for Freeform Surface Inspection," Measurement, Vol. 46, No. 8, 2013, pp. 2682-2694.

Kianimanesh, A, Yu, B., Yang, Q., Freiheit, T., Xue, D., and Park, S.S., "Investigation of Bipolar Plate Geometry on Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Performance," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 37, No. 23, 2012, pp. 18403-18411.

Lasemi, A., Xue, D., and Gu, P., "A Freeform Surface Manufacturing Approach by Integration of Inspection and Tool Path Generation," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 50, No. 23, 2012, pp. 6709-6725.

Chu, X.N., Tang, C.S., Xue, D.Y., Su, Y.L, and Sun, X.W., "Identification of Machining Features Based on Available Resources of Cutting Tools," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 50, No. 15, 2012, pp. 4144-4157.

Visser, D., Xue, D., Ronsky, J.L., Harder, J., and Zernicke, R.F., "Computer-aided Optimal Design of Custom Scoliosis Braces Considering Clinical and Patient Evaluations," Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, Vol. 107, No. 3, 2012, pp. 478-489.

Sun, X., Chu, X., Xue, D., Su, Y., and Tang, C.,"An Integrated Setup/Fixture Planning Approach for Machining Prismatic Parts," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 50, No. 4, 2012, pp. 1009-1027.

Xue, D., Hua, G., Mehrad, V., and Gu, P., "Optimal Adaptable Design for Creating the Changeable Product Based on Changeable Requirements Considering the Whole Product Life-cycle," Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2012, pp. 59-68.