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1993 …2022

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Research Interests

Professor Cao’s major research interests include innovative manufacturing processes and systems, particularly in the areas of deformation-based processes and laser processes. Her work has made fundamental contributions to the characterization of the effects of material structure on forming behavior of metals and woven composites. Her research has integrated analytical and numerical simulation methods, control and sensors, design methodologies to advance manufacturing processes. Professor Cao’s research group has designed unique manufacturing equipment for microforming, dieless sheet forming, and additive manufacturing. Current research has direct impacts on energy-efficient manufacturing, surface engineering, and distributed manufacturing.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Mechanical Engineering, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 1995

Mechanical Engineering, MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 1992

Materials Science and Engineering & Automatic Control, BS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

… → 1989

Research interests

  • Composite sheet forming
  • Energy efficient manufacturing processes
  • Instability analysis
  • Laser processes
  • Micro-forming
  • Microforming
  • Sheet metal forming
  • Solid mechanics
  • Surface texturing

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