Xiaoping Qian

Associate Professor

Room: 2051
Mechanical Engineering Building
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 890-1925
Fax: (608) 265-2316
qian@engr.wisc.edu

Primary Affiliation:
Mechanical Engineering


Education

  • Ph.D. 2001 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • MS 1995 Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • BS 1992 Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Education

  • Ph.D. 2001 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • MS 1995 Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • BS 1992 Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Research Interests

  • Optimization of multiphysics systems (structural optimization, PDE-constrained optimization, finite element based optimization, shape and topology optimization)
  • Isogeometric analysis, finite element analysis
  • Statistical shape modeling and analysis, shape analysis
  • Computer-aided geometric design
  • Digital design and manufacturing

Publications

  • Xiaoping Qian and Ercan M. Dede, \"Topology optimization of coupled thermal-fluid systems under tangential thermal gradient constraints,\" Structural & Multidisciplinary optimization, in press, 2015.
  • Xilu Wang and Xiaoping Qian, `` A statistical atlas based approach to automated subject-specific FE modeling,\'\' Computer-Aided Design,  Special Issue of 2015 SIAM Conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling (GD/SPM15), Vol. 70, pp 67 - 77, 2016.
  • Songtao Xia, Xilu Wang and Xiaoping Qian, \"Continuity and Convergence in Rational Triangular Bezier Spline Based Isogeometric Analysis,\" Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 297, pp. 292 - 324, 2015.
  • Li, K.  and Qian, X., `` Direct diffeomorphic reparameterization for correspondence optimization in statistical shape modeling,\'\' Computer-Aided Design,  Vol. 64, pp. 33 - 54, 2015.
  • Wang, M. and Qian, X., `` Efficient filtering in topology optimization via B-splines,\'\' ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 137, No. 3, pp. 031402, 2015.
  • Li, K.  and Qian, X., `` Covariance Matrix of A Shape Population: A Tale on Spline Setting,\'\' Computers & Graphics, Vol. 47, pp. 89 - 104, 2015.

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Personal Statement

Prof. Qian directs the Computational Design and Manufacturing Laboratory. He is interested in computer methods for design, analysis and manufacturing automation, with technical emphasis on geometric design and optimization. 

He is looking for outstanding Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers to join his lab.

 

Courses

Spring 2015-2016

  • ME 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis

  • ME 890 - PhD Research and Thesis
  • ME 306 - Mechanics of Materials
  • ME 790 - Master\'s Research and Thesis
  • ME 890 - PhD Research and Thesis
  • ME 990 - Dissertator Research and Thesis

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