Zhichao Li

Associate Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College of Engineering

Industrial & Systems Engineering

McNair Hall 403
B.S.Mechanical Engineering / Tianjin University
M.S.Machinery Manufacturing and Automation / Tianjin University
Ph.D.Industrial Engineering / Kansas State University

Research Interests

Modeling, simulation and optimization of advanced manufacturing/production processes

Recent Publications

  • Majid Jaberi-Douraki, Zhichao Li, Zhenzhen Shi, Pengfei Zhang, Qi Zhang (2017). (Predictive temperature modeling and experimental investigation of ultrasonic vibration-assisted pelleting of wheat straw). 205, pp. 511-528 ). APPLIED ENERGY.
  • Emmanuel Baisie, ZHICHAO LI, Qi Zhang, Xiaohong Zhang (2016). (Diamond Disc Pad Conditioning in Chemical Mechanical Polishing). (Advances in Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP)) ).
  • Jahangir Emrani, ZHICHAO LI, Stephen Oneyear (2016). (Wind Energy). (Renewable Energy Manufacturing) ).
  • Jahangir Emrani, Zhichao Li, Stephen Oneyear (2016). (Solar Energy). (Renewable Energy Manufacturing) ).
  • Zhichao Li, Hayelom Tesfay, Zhigang Xu (2016). (Ultrasonic vibration assisted grinding of bio-ceramic materials: an experimental study on edge chippings with Hertzian indentation tests). pp. 12 ). The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.
  • Narayan Bhattarai, A Cooper, Zhichao Li, M Zhang (2016). (Chitosan Based Nanofibrous Nerve Conduit for Peripheral Nerve Regeneration). ).
  • Zhichao Li, M.R. Stanco, Yu-nong Zhang (2014). (An experimental study on real time measurement of ultrasonic vibration amplitude and frequency using laser displacement sensor). 875-877, pp. 6 ). Advanced Materials Research.
  • ZC Li, Bin Lin, Yu-nong Zhang (2013). (An Overview of Recent Advances in Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP) of Sapphire Substrates). (1) 52, pp. 495–500 ). ECS Transactions.
  • Emmanuel Baisie, Zhichao Li, Xiaohong Zhang (2013). (Pad conditioning in chemical mechanical polishing: a conditioning density distribution model to predict pad surface shape). (1) 8, pp. 103–119 ). International Journal of Manufacturing Research.
  • Zhichao Li, A. Vaizasatya, G.M. Veroneze, Zhigang Xu (2013). (A product development methodology: design and simulation of coronary stents). (3) 7, pp. 2 ). ASME Journal of Medical Devices.
  • E.A. Baisie, Zhichao Li, X.H. Zhang (2013). (Design optimization of diamond disk pad conditioners). (9-12) 66, ). The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.
  • Emmanuel Baisie, Zhichao Li, Bin Lin, Xiaohong Zhang (2012). (A New Image Processing Method to Characterize Pad Foam Morphology in Chemical Mechanical Polishing). (1) 44, pp. 587–592 ). ECS Transactions.
  • Emmanuel Baisie, ZC Li, XH Zhang (2012). (Diamond disc pad conditioning in chemical mechanical planarization (CMP): A surface element method to predict pad surface shape). (2) 36, pp. 356–363 ). Precision Engineering.
  • Yasser Ahmed, WL Cong, ZC Li, ZJ Pei, Matthew Stanco, C Treadwell, ZG Xu, YL Zhu (2012). (Rotary Ultrasonic Machining of Alumina Dental Ceramics: A Preliminary Experimental Study on Surface and Subsurface Damages). (6) 134, pp. 064501 ). Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering.
  • Emmanuel Baisie, Zhichao Li, Bin Lin, Xiaohong Zhang (2011). (Finite Element Analysis (FEA) of Pad Deformation Due to Diamond Disc Conditioning in Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP)). (1) 34, pp. 633–638 ). ECS Transactions.
  • Weilong Cong, Zhichao Li, Zhijian Pei, Matthew Stanco, Clyde Treadwell, Zhigang Xu (2010). (Rotary Ultrasonic Machining of Dental Ceramics: A Preliminary Study on Subsurface Cracks). (2) 4, pp. 027516 ). Journal of Medical Devices.
  • Zhi Li, Ju Liu, Zhi Pei, Jun Pi, Xi Xu, Wei Zeng (2008). (Experimental investigation of intermittent rotary ultrasonic machining). 359, pp. 425–430 ). Key Engineering Materials.
  • Graham Fisher, ZC Li, ZJ Pei (2008). (Simultaneous double side grinding of silicon wafers: a mathematical study on grinding marks). (3) 1, pp. 287–301 ). International Journal of Abrasive Technology.
  • ZC Li, AC Micale, ZJ Pei, T Sisco, C Treadwell (2007). (Experimental study on rotary ultrasonic machining of graphite/epoxy panel). ). Proceedings of ASPE Spring Topical Meeting.
  • ZC Li, ZJ Pel, C Treadwell (2007). (RECENT ADVANCES IN ROTARY ULTRASONIC MACHINING OF CERAMICS). pp. 35 ). Developments in Ceramic Materials Research.