Conference Papers

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  1. Rao, P., Kong, ZJ., Johnson, B., “In Situ Monitoring and Printability Analysis of Hybrid Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering,” The Proceedings of the Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, Austin, TX, August 13-15, 2018 (accepted).
  2. Liu, C.* and Kong, Z.J., “An Integrated Manifold Learning Approach for Online Process Monitoring of Additive Manufacturing Processes,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, Oct. 22-25, 2017. Best Paper Award, Quality Statistics and Reliability (QSR) Section, INFORMS, 2017
  3. Liu, C.*, and Kong, Z.J. “A bilateral time series modeling approach for online quality prediction in additive manufacturing,” Proceedings of the 2018 Industrial and Systems Engineering Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 19-22, 2018. Best Student Paper Award Finalist (Liu, C.), Division of Quality Control and Reliability Engineering (QCRE), IISE Annual Research Conference, 2018
  4. Tootooni, M., Dsouza, A., Donovan, R., Rao, P.K., Kong, Z. and Borgesen, P. "Assessing the Geometric Integrity of Additive Manufactured Parts From Point Cloud Data Using Spectral Graph Theoretic Sparse Representation-Based Classification," Proceedings of the ASME 2017 12th International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Los Angeles, CA, June 4-8, 2017.
  5. Liu, C, Roberson, D, and Kong, Z. “Textural Analysis-based Online Closed-Loop Quality Control for Additive Manufacturing Processes,” Proceedings of the 2017 Industrial and Systems Engineering Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, May 20-23, 2017.
  6. Rao, P., Kong, Z., Duty, C., and Smith, R. “Three Dimensional Point Cloud Measurement Based Dimensional Integrity Assessment for Additive Manufactured Parts Using Spectral Graph Theory,” Proceedings of the ASME 2016 11th International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Blacksburg, VA, June 27-July 1, 2016.
  7. Rao, P., Bukkapatnam, S., Kong, Z., Beyca, O., and Case, K., “Quantification of Ultraprecision Surface Morphology using an Algebraic Graph Theoretic Approach,” The 43th SME North American Manufacturing Research Conference, Charlotte, NC, June 8-12, 2015.
  8. Rao, P., Liu, J. *, Johnson, D., Kong, Z., and Williams, C., “Sensor-based Online Process Fault Detection in Additive Manufacturing,” ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), Charlotte, NC, June 8-12, 2015.
  9. Pahwa, A., Huang, W., and Kong, Z., 2012, "Kernel Density Estimation and Metropolis-Hastings Sampling in Process Capability Analysis of Unknown Distributions," ASME 2012 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conf., University of Notre Dame, IN, USA, June 4-8, 2012,
  10. Mistarihi, M.*, Kong, Z., Bukkapatnam, S.B., Ley, T., and Liu, T., “A Quasi-Recursive Correlation Dimension Analysis for Online Structural Health Monitoring (SHM),” IIE Annual Conference. Proceedings, Orlando, FL, USA, May 19-23, 2012.
  11. Bukkapatnam, S., Rao, P., Beyca, O., Kong, Z., and Komanduri, R., “Towards Real-time Detection of Incipient Surface Variations in Ultra-Precision Machining Process,” 44th CIRP Conference on Manufacturing Systems, Madison, WI, USA, May 31-June 3, 2011.
  12. Oztekin, A.*, Pajouh, F.M., Kong, Z., and Bukkapatnam, S.T., “Determining the Optimum Number of RFID Readers for Efficient Asset Tracking,” Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, San Diego, CA, August 30-September 2, 2009.
  13. Huang, W., and Kong, Z., "Process Capability Sensitivity Analysis for Design Evaluation of Multi-Station Assembly Systems," The 4th annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), Washington D.C., August 23-26, 2008.
  14. Qian, L., and Kong, Z., "Supply Chain Performance with Various Price-dependent Demand Functions and Component Commonality in One Product family," The 4th annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), Washington D.C., August 23-26, 2008.
  15. Huang, W., Kong, Z., and Ceglarek, D., "Stream-Of-Variation Modeling I: A Generic 3D Variation Model for Rigid Body Assembly in Single Station Assembly Processes," ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), Ypsilanti, Michigan, Oct. 8-11, 2006.
  16. Kong, Z., Ceglarek, D., and Huang, W., "Multiple Fault Diagnosis Method in Multi-Station Assembly Processes Using State Space Model and Orthogonal Diagonalization Analysis (ODA)," International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Orlando, Florida, Nov 5-11, 2005.
  17. Kong, Z., and Ceglarek, D., "Fixture Workspace Synthesis for Hybrid Assembly Systems," The 3rd International Conference on Reconfigurable Manufacturing, Ann Arbor, MI, May 9-12, 2005.
  18. Kong, Z, Ceglarek, D., and Huang, W., "Visibility Analysis for Assembly Fixture Calibration Using Screen Space Transformation," ASME 2003 Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Chicago, Illinois, September 2-6, 2003.
  19. Kong, Z.J. and Ceglarek, D., “Fixture configuration synthesis for reconfigurable assembly using procrustes-based pairwise optimization,” 31st North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, May 2003.
  20. Smithson, A, Kong, Z., and Ceglarek, D., “Fixture Reusability Index for Automotive Assembly Systems,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), Orlando, Florida, Nov. 5-10, 2000.