Journal Publications

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  1. Barazandeh, B., Bastani, K., Rafieisakhaei, M., Kim, S., Kong, Z. and Nussbaum, M. A. "Robust Sparse Representation-Based Classification Using Online Sensor Data for Monitoring Manual Material Handling Tasks," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (in press).
  2. Tootooni, M.S., Liu, C., Roberson, D., Donovan, R., Rao, P.K., Kong, Z. and Bukkapatnam, S. T. S., 2016, “Online Non-contact Surface Finish Measurement in Machining using Graph-based Image Analysis,” Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 41, pp. 266-276.
  3. Liu, J., Beyca, O. F., Rao, P. K., Kong, Z. and Bukkapatnam, S. T. S., 2016, "Dirichlet Process Gaussian Mixture Models for Real-Time Monitoring and Their Application to Chemical Mechanical Planarization," IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering (in press).
  4. Tootooni, M., Rao, P., Chou, C. and Kong, Z., 2016, “An Algebraic Graph Theoretic Sensor Data Fusion Approach for Change Point Detection and its Application to Advanced Manufacturing and Neuropsychology,” IEEE Trans. Journal of Automation Science and Engineering (in press).
  5. Liu, J*., Beyca, O.*, Rao, P.*, Kong, Z., and Bukkapatnam, S., 2016, “A Recurrent Nested Dirichlet Process (RNDP) Model for Evolutionary Clustering Analysis and its Application to Online Monitoring of Ultraprecision Manufacturing Processes,” IEEE Trans. Journal of Automation Science and Engineering (in press).
  6. Bastani, K.*, Kim, S., Kong, Z., Nussbaum, M., and Huang, W., 2016, “Online Classification and Sensor Selection Optimization With Applications to Human Material Handling Tasks Using Wearable Sensing Technologies,” IEEE Trans Journal of Human-Machine Systems, Vol. 46, No. 4, pp. 485-497.
  7. Bastani, K.*, Rao, P., and Kong, Z., 2016, “An Online Sparse Estimation based Classification Approach for Real-time Monitoring in Advanced Manufacturing Processes from Heterogeneous Sensor Data,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 48, No. 7, pp. 579-598.
  8. Bastani, K.*, Kong, Z., Huang, W., and Zhou, Y., 2016, “Compressive Sensing Based Optimal Sensor Placement and Fault Diagnosis for Multi-station Assembly Processes,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 48, No. 5, pp.462-474. Honorable Mention in 2017 Best Applications Paper Award Competition of IISE Transactions Focused Issue on Design and Manufacturing
  9. Rao, P.*, Kong, Z., Duty, C.E., Smith, R.J., Kunc, V. and Love, L.J. 2015, “Assessment of Dimensional Integrity and Spatial Defect Localization in Additive Manufacturing (AM) using Spectral Graph Theory (SGT),” ASME Trans Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 138, No. 5, pp. 051007-1 – 051007-12.
  10. Beyca, O.*, Rao, P.*, Kong, Z, and Bukkpatnam, S., 2015, “Heterogeneous Sensor Data Fusion Approach for Real-time Monitoring in Ultraprecision Machining (UPM) Process using Non-parametric Bayesian Clustering and Evidence Theory,” IEEE Trans Journal of Automation Science and Engineering.
  11. Rao, P.*, Liu, J.*, Roberson, D.*, Kong, Z., and Williams, C., 2015, “Online Real-time Quality Monitoring in Additive Manufacturing Processes using Heterogeneous Sensors,” ASME Trans Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 137, No. 6, pp.1007-1 - 1007-12 (12 pages).
  12. Rao, P.*, Beyca, O., Kong, Z., Bukkapatnam, S., Case, K., and Komanduri, R., 2015, “A Graph Theoretic Approach for Quantification of Surface Morphology and its Application to Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Process,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 47, No. 10, pp. 1088-1111. Honorable Mention in 2017 Best Applications Paper Award Competition of IISE Transactions Focused Issue on Quality and Reliability Engineering
  13. Cheng, C.*, Sa-ngasoongsong, A., Beyca, O.*, Le, T., Yang, Hui, Kong, Z., Bukkapatnam, S., 2015, “Time Series Forecasting for Nonlinear and Nonstationary Processes: A Review and Comparative Study,” IIE Transactions, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 1-19.
  14. Wang, Z., Bukkapatnam, S., Kumara, S., Kong, Z., and Katz, Z., 2014, "Change detection in precision manufacturing processes under transient conditions," CIRP Annals, Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 449-452.
  15. Rao, P.*, Bhushan, M.B., Bukkapatnam, S.T., Kong, Z., Byalal, S., Beyca, O.*, Fields, A., and Komanduri, R., 2014, "Process-Machine Interaction (PMI) Modeling and Monitoring of Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Process using Wireless Vibration Sensors," IEEE Trans. Semiconductor Manufacturing, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 1-15.
  16. Rao, P.*, Bukkapatnam, S.T, Beyca, O.*, Kong, Z., and Komanduri, R. 2014,"Real-time Identification of Incipient Surface Morphology Variations in ultra-Precision Machining Process," ASME Trans. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 136, No. 2 (11 pages).
  17. Huang, W., Liu, J., Jalali, N., Ceglarek, D., Kong, Z, and Zhou, Y., 2014, "Statistical Modal Analysis (SMA) for Variation Characterization and Application in Manufacturing Quality Control," IIE Trans, Vol. 46, No. 5, pp. 497–511.
  18. Huang, S., Kong, Z., and Huang, W., 2014, “High-dimensional Process Monitoring and Change Point Detection using Embedding Distribution in Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Space (RKHS),” IIE Trans, Vol. 46, No. 10, pp. 999-1016. Honorable Mention in 2016 Best Applications Paper Award Competition of IIE Transactions Focused Issue on Quality and Reliability Engineering
  19. Li, Z., and Kong, Z., 2014 "A Generalized Statistical Procedure for Monitoring Right-Censored Failure Time Data," Quality and Reliability Engineering International (In press). 
  20. Bastani, K.*, Kong, Z., Huang, W., Huo, X., and Zhou, Y., 2013, "Fault Diagnosis Using an Enhanced Relevance Vector Machine (RVM) for Partially Diagnosable Multi-station Assembly Processes," IEEE Trans. Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 124-136.
  21. Grout, T., Hong, Y., Basara, J., Balasundaram, B., Kong, Z., and Bukkapatnam, T.S., 2012, “Significant Winter Weather Events and Associated Socioeconomic Impacts (Federal Aid Expenditures) across Oklahoma: 2000–10,” Weather, Climate, and Society, Vol. 4, pp. 48-58.
  22. Kong, Z., Beyca, O.*, Bukkapatnam, S., and Komanduri, R., 2011, "Nonlinear Sequential Bayesian Analysis-Based Decision Making for End-Point Detection of Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Processes," IEEE Trans. Semiconductor Manufacturing, Vol. 4, No. 24, pp. 523-532.
  23. Oztekin, A.*, Kong, Z., and Delen, D., 2011, "Development of a Structural Equation Modeling-based Decision Tree Methodology for the Analysis of Lung Transplantations," Decision Support Systems, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 155-166.
  24. Kong, Z., Oztekin, A.*, Beyca, O.*, Phatak, U., Bukkapatnam, S.T., and Komanduri, R., 2010, "Performance Prediction for Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) by Integration of Nonlinear Bayesian Analysis and Statistical Modeling," IEEE Trans. Semiconductor Manufacturing, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 316-327.
  25. Huang, W., and Kong, Z., 2010, "Process Capability Sensitivity Analysis for Design Evaluation of Multistage Assembly Processes," IEEE Trans. Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 736-745.
  26. Delen, D., Oztekin, A.*, and Kong, Z., 2010, "A Machine Learning-based Approach to Prognostic Analysis of Thoracic Transplantations," Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 33-42.
  27. Oztekin, A.*, Kong, Z., and Uysal, O., 2010, “UseLearn: A Novel Checklist and Usability Evaluation Method for eLearning Systems by Criticality Metric Analysis,” International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Vol. 40, No.4, pp. 455-469.
  28. Huang, W., Konda, B. R., and Kong, Z., 2010, "Geometric Tolerance Simulation Model for Rectangular and Circular Planar Features", Trans. NAMRI/SME, Vol. 38., pp. 363-370.
  29. Oztekin, A.*, Pajouh, F.M., Erande, K.*, Kong, Z., Bukkapatnam S.T., and Swim, L.K., 2010, "Criticality Index Analysis based Optimal RFID Reader Placement Models for Asset Tracking," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 48, No. 9, pp. 2679 – 2698.
  30. Huang, W., Kong, Z., and Chennamaraju, A., 2010, “Robust Design for Fixture Layout in Multi-Station Assembly Systems using Sequential Space Filling Method,” ASME Trans. Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 4, 041001.
  31. Kong, Z., Huang, W., and Oztekin, A.*, 2009, "Variation Propagation Analysis for Multi-Station Assembly Process with Consideration of GD&T Factors," ASME Trans., Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 131, No. 5, p. 051010.
  32. Oztekin, A.*, Delen, D., and Kong, Z., 2009, "Predicting the Graft Survivability for Thoracic Transplantation Patients: An Integrated Data Mining Methodology," International Journal of Medical Informatics, Vol. 78, No. 12, pp. 84-96.
  33. Phatak, U.*, Bukkapatnam, S., Kong, Z., Chandrasekaran, N., Varghese, S. and Komanduri, R., 2009, "Sensor based Modeling of Slurry Chemistry Effects on the Material Removal Rate (MRR) in Copper-CMP Process," International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 171-181.
  34. Huang, W., and Kong, Z., 2008, "Model Simplification in Compliant Part Assembly Analysis," Trans. of NAMRI/SME, Vol. 36, pp. 549-556.
  35. Kong, Z., Ceglarek, D., and Huang, W., 2008, "Multiple Fault Diagnosis Method in Multi-Station Assembly Processes using State Space Model and Orthogonal Diagonalization analysis," ASME Trans., Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 130, No. 1, p.011014.
  36. Huang, W., and Kong, Z., 2008, "Simulation and Integration of Geometric and Rigid Body Kinematics Errors for Assembly Variation Analysis," Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 36-44.
  37. Huang,W., Lin, J., Bezdecny, M, Kong, Z., and Ceglarek, D., 2007, "Stream-of-Variation Modeling I: A Generic 3D Variation Model for Rigid Body Assembly in Single Station Assembly Processes," ASME Trans., Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 129, No. 4, pp. 821-831.
  38. Huang,W., Lin, J., Kong, Z., and Ceglarek, D., 2007, "Stream-of-Variation Modeling II: A Generic 3D Variation Model for Rigid Body Assembly in Multi Station Assembly Processes," ASME Trans., Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol., 129, No. 4., pp. 832-842.
  39. Kong, Z. and Ceglarek, D., 2006, "Fixture Configuration Synthesis for Reconfigurable Assembly Using Procrustes-based Pairwise Optimization," Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 25-38.
  40. Kong, Z., and Ceglarek, D., 2006, "Stream of Variation Analysis for Multiple Station Assembly with Various Tolerance Modes", Trans. of NAMRI/SME, Vol. 34, pp. 469-476.
  41. Kong, Z., Huang, W., and Ceglarek, D., 2005, "Visibility Analysis for Assembly Fixture Calibration Using Screen Space Transformation," ASME Trans., Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 126, No.3. pp. 622-634.
  42. Huang, W., Kong, Z., Ceglarek, D., and Brahmst, E., 2004, "The Analysis of Feature-based Measurement Error in Coordinate Metrology," IIE Trans., Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 237-251.
  43. Kong, Z. and Ceglarek, D., 2003, "Rapid Deployment of Reconfigurable Assembly Fixtures using Workspace Synthesis and Visibility Analysis," Annals of the CIRP, Vol. 52/1, pp. 13-16.

Under Review

  1. Liu, J., Jin, R., Kong, Z., 2016, “Spatial Analysis using Dirichlet Process Mixing for Nonstationary and Non-Gaussian Data in Application of Wafer Profiles Modeling,” submitted to IIE Trans.