Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Zhou Hong, Ph.D.


Professor

Research Interests

  • Mechanical & Structural Design

  • Compliant Mechanisms and Flexible Structures

  • Kinematics, Dynamics, Robotics

  • CAD/CAM/CAE

  • Variable-Property Materials

  • Wind, Wave and Water turbines

  • Solar Trackers and Panels

Education

Ph.D., Tennessee Technological University

M.S., Southeast University

B.S., Northern Jiaotong University

Recent Publications

  • Betai, J. D., Zhou, H., “Solar Tracking Using Linear Actuator,” Proceedings of ASME 2020 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2020-23607.
  • Ishit Gandhi, Hong Zhou, “Synthesis of Constant Torque Compliant Mechanisms Using Precompressed Beams,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 141, No. 1, (014501):1-7, 2019.
  • Chattopadhyay, A. A., Zhou, H., “Synthesis of Flexure Based Translational Springs,” Proceedings of ASME 2019 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2019-10763.
  • Manne, V. K. R., Zhou, H., “Designing and Analyzing Savonius Wind Turbines,” Proceedings of ASME 2019 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2019-10761.
  • Thanaki, M., Zhou, H., “Synthesizing Bidirectional Compliant Mechanisms Using Precompressed Beams,” Proceedings of ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2018-86469.
  • Jani, K., Zhou, H., Leung, C., “Linkage Synthesis for Solar Tracking,” Proceedings of ASME 2018 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2018-86471.
  • Mohammed, A. M. S., Zhou, H., “Synthesizing Precompressed Beams as Bistable Compliant Mechanisms,” Proceedings of ASME 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2017-70336.
  • Hari Nair Prakashah, Hong Zhou, “Synthesis of Constant Torque Compliant Mechanisms,” ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol. 8, No. 6, (064503):1-8, 2016.
  • Reddy, B. P., Zhou, H., “Synthesizing Bidirectional Constant Torque Compliant Mechanisms,” Proceedings of ASME 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2017-70333.
Zhou Hong, Ph.D.