Dr. Lin Li

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Lin Li
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (2007)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
M.S.E., Industrial and Operations Engineering (2005)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering (2003)
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
B.E., Mechanical Engineering (2001)
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Rm: ERF 3057
Phone: (312) 996-3045
Fax: (312) 413-0447
Email: linli@uic.edu
Web: http://smsrl.uic.edu/lin-li

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Publications

Journal papers (published and accepted)

  1. L. Li, and J. Ni, 2008, “Reliability Estimation Based On Operational Data of Manufacturing Systems”, Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 24, 843-854.
  2. L. Li, Q. Chang, and J. Ni, 2009, “Data Driven Bottleneck Detection of Manufacturing Systems”, International Journal of Production Research, 47:18, 5019-5036.
  3. L. Li, M. You and J. Ni, 2009, “Reliability-based Dynamic Maintenance Threshold for Failure Prevention of Continuously Monitored Degrading Systems”, ASME Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 131, pp. 031010:1-9.
  4. L. Li, Q. Chang, J. Ni and S. Biller, 2009, “Real Time Production Improvement Through Bottleneck Control”, International Journal of Production Research, 47:21, 6145-6158.
  5. S. Ambani, L. Li and J. Ni, 2009, “Condition-based Maintenance Decision Making for Multiple Machine Systems”, ASME Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 131, pp. 031009:1-9.
  6. L. Li, 2009, “Bottleneck Detection of Complex Manufacturing Systems using Data Driven Method”, International Journal of Production Research, 47:24, 6929-6940.
  7. X. Jin, L. Li and J. Ni, 2009, “Option Model for Joint Production and Preventive Maintenance System”, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol.119, pp.347-353.
  8. L. Li, S. Ambani, and J. Ni, 2009, “Plant-level Maintenance Decision Support System for Throughput Improvement”, International Journal of Production Research, 47:24, 7047-7061.
  9. Y. Wang, L. Li, J. Ni and S. Huang, 2009, “Feature Selection using Tabu Search with Long Memories and Probabilistic Neural Networks”, Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 7, pp. 661-670.
  10. A. Brzezinski, L. Li, X. Qiao, and J. Ni, 2009, “A New Method for Grinder Dressing Fault Mitigation Using Real Time Peak Detection”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 45, pp. 470-480.
  11. L. Li and J. Ni, 2009, “Short-term Decision Support System for Maintenance Task Prioritization”, International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 121, pp. 195-202.
  12. Y. Wang, L. Li, J. Ni and S. Huang, 2009, “Form Tolerance Evaluation of Toroidal Surfaces Using Particle Swarm Optimization”, ASME Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 131, pp. 051015: 1-9.
  13. M. You, L. Li, G. Meng and J. Ni, 2010, “Cost-Effective Updated Sequential Predictive Maintenance Policy for Continuously Monitored Degrading Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 257-265.
  14. S. Lee, L. Li, and J. Ni, 2010, “Online Degradation Assessment and Adaptive Fault Detection Using Modified Hidden Markov Model”, ASME Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 132, pp. 021010: 1-11.
  15. L. Li, and Y. A. Bozer, 2010, “Retrieval Strategies for Multi-tier Automated Carousel Conveyors with Multiple Robots”, Simulation, Vol. 86, No. 7, pp. 395-404.
  16. M. You, L. Li, G. Meng and J. Ni, 2010, “Two-zone Proportional Hazard Model for Equipment Remaining Useful Life Prediction”, ASME Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 132, pp. 041008: 1-6.
  17. Z. Jiang, S. Xuanyuan, L. Li, and Z. Li, 2011, “Inventory-Shortage Driven Optimization for Product Configuration Variation”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 1045-1060.
  18. L. Li, Q. Chang, G. Xiao and S. Ambani, 2011, “Throughput Bottleneck Prediction of the Manufacturing Systems Using Autoregressive Moving Average Model”, ASME Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 133, pp. 021015: 1-8.
  19. H. Shao, X. Shi, and L. Li, 2011, “Power Signal Separation in Milling Process Based on Wavelet Transform and Independent Component Analysis”, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 51, pp. 701-710.
  20. J. Sun, L. Li, and L. Xi, 2012, “Modified Two-stage Degradation Model For Dynamic Maintenance Threshold Calculation Considering Uncertainty”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 209-212.
  21. Y. Wang, and L. Li, 2012, “Heterogeneous Redundancy Allocation for Series-Parallel Multi-State Systems using Hybrid Particle Swarm Optimization and Local Search”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics –Part A, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 464-474.
  22. Y. Wang, L. Li, S. Huang and Q. Chang, 2012, “Reliability and Covariance Estimation of Weighted k-out-of-n Multi-state Systems”, European Journal of Operational Research, 221, pp. 138-147.
  23. Y. Wang, and L. Li, and S. Huang, 2012, “Derivation of Reliability and Variance for Multi-State Systems with Binary-Capacitated Components”, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. 61, No. 2, pp. 549-559.
  24. Y. Wang, and L. Li, 2012, “Effects of Uncertainty in Both Component Reliability and Load Demand on Multi-state System Reliability”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics –Part A, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 958-969.
  25. Z. Jiang, L. Li, Zhi Li, and Zhaoqian Li, 2012, “Order-oriented Cooperative Sequencing Optimization in Multi-Mix-Model Assembly lines”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 50, No. 24, pp. 7198-7209.
  26. Z. Sun, and L. Li, 2013, “Opportunity Estimation for Real Time Energy Control of Sustainable Manufacturing Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Special issue on Automation in Green Manufacturing, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 38-44.
  27. Q. Chang, G. Xiao, S. Biller and L. Li, 2012, “Energy Saving Opportunity Analysis of Automotive Serial Production System”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 334-342.
  28. L. Li, and Z. Sun, 2012, “State-based Dynamic Energy Control for Energy Efficiency Improvement of Sustainable Manufacturing Systems Using Markov Decision Process”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, Vol. 43, No. 5, pp. 1195-1205.
  29. S. Lee, L. Li and J. Ni, 2013, “Modeling of Maintenance Policies for Two Repairable Machine System with Multiple Maintenance Tasks”, ASME Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Paper ID: MANU-09-1339, In Press.
  30. A. Bego, L. Li and Z. Sun, 2013, “Identification of Reservation Capacity in Critical Peak Pricing Electricity Demand Response Program for Sustainable Manufacturing Systems”, International Journal of Energy Research, DOI: 10.1002/er.3077, In Press.
  31. M. Fernandez, L. Li, and Z. Sun, 2013, ““Just-For-Peak” Buffer Inventory For Peak Electricity Demand Reduction of Manufacturing Systems”, International Journal of Production Economics, 146, pp. 178-184.
  32. Z. Sun and L. Li, 2013, “Potential Capability Estimation for Real Time Electricity Demand Response of Sustainable Manufacturing Systems Using Markov Decision Process”, Journal of Cleaner Production, DOI:10.1016/j.jclepro.2013.08.033, In Press.
  33. Z. Zhou, L. Li, and J. Lin, 2013, “Integrated Analytical Modeling for Production Systems Coupled with Material Handling Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, Manuscript ID: SMCA-13-04-0239.R1, In Press.
  34. Y. Wang, and L. Li, 2013, “Time-of-Use Based Electricity Demand Response for Sustainable Manufacturing Systems”, Energy, DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2013.10.011, In Press.
  35. H. Shao, L. Li, L. Liu and S. Zhang, 2013, “Study on Machinability of a Stellite Alloy with Uncoated and Coated Carbide Tools in Turning”, SME Journal of manufacturing Processes, Manuscript ID: SMEJMP-D-13-00071R2, In Press.

Conference papers:

  1. L. Li, Q. Chang, J. Ni, G. Xiao, and S. Biller, 2007, “Bottleneck Detection of Manufacturing Systems Using Data Driven Method”, Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Assembly and Manufacturing (IEEE ISAM), Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, July 22-25, 2007, pp. 76-81.
  2. L. Li, D. Djurdjanovic and J. Ni, 2007, “Maintenance Task Prioritization Using Data Driven Bottleneck Detection and Maintenance Opportunity Windows”, Proceedings of the 2007 ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), October 15-18, 2007, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, paper number MSEC2007-31150.
  3. L. Li, Q. Chang, J. Ni, G. Xiao and S. Biller, 2008, “Supervisory Factory Control for Downtime Reduction of Manufacturing Systems”, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing, September 23-26, 2008, Tianjin, China, Manufacturing System and Automation Division, paper number 173.
  4. X. Jin, L. Li, and J. Ni, 2009, “Integrated Production and Preventive Maintenance Decision Making Using Option-based Cost Model”, Proceedings of the 2009 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), Oct 4-7, 2009, West Lafayette, IN, USA, paper number MSEC 2009 – 84083.
  5. S. Lee, L. Li, and J. Ni, 2009, “Modeling of Degradation Processes To Obtain An Optimal Solution For Maintenance and Performance”, Proceedings of the 2009 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), Oct 4-7, 2009, West Lafayette, IN, USA, paper number MSEC 2009 – 84166.
  6. J. Ni, S. Lee, and L. Li, 2009, “Predictive Modeling for Intelligent Maintenance in Complex Semiconductor Manufacturing Process”, AEC/APC Symposium Asia 2009, Nov 5-6, 2009, Tokyo, Japan, paper ID: FD – O – 022.
  7. S. Lee, L. Li, and J. Ni, 2010, “Adaptive Anomaly Detection Using a Hidden Markov Model”, Proceedings of the 2010 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), Oct 12-15, 2010, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, paper number MSEC 2010 – 34169.
  8. Z. Sun, S. Biller, F. Gu, and L. Li, 2011, “Energy Consumption Reduction For Sustainable Manufacturing Systems Considering Machines with Multiple-power States”, Proceedings of the 2011 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), June 13-17, 2011, Corvallis, Oregon, USA, paper number MSEC 2011 – 50069.
  9. Q. Chang, G. Xiao, L. Li, and S. Biller, 2011, “Energy Management in Manufacturing Systems”, Proceedings of the 2011 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), June 13-17, 2011, Corvallis, Oregon, USA, paper number MSEC 2011 – 50098.
  10. S. Ambani, L. Li, and J. Ni, 2011, “Segmentation and Segment Dynamics of a Serial Manufacturing System”, Proceedings of the 39th North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRI), June 13-17, 2011, Corvallis, Oregon, USA, Vol. 39, paper number NAMRC39-4814.
  11. C. Wu, J. Wan, and L. Li, 2011, “Addressing Human Factors in Electronic Vehicle System Design: Building an Integrated Human-Electric Vehicle Framework”, Proceedings of the 14th International IEEE Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, October 5-7, 2011, Washington, D.C, USA.
  12. L. Li, Z. Sun, H. Yang and F. Gu, 2012, “Simulation-based Energy Efficiency Improvement for Sustainable Manufacturing Systems”, Proceedings of the 2012 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), June 4-8, 2012, Notre Dame, IN, USA, paper number MSEC 2012 – 7242.
  13. J. Reese, Y. Wang, L. Li, H. Darabi, M. S. Ozcan, V. L. Baughman and G. Edelman, 2012, “Early Warning System Modeling for Patient Bispectral Index Prognosis in Anesthesia and the Operating Room”, Proceedings of the eighth IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2012), August 20-24, 2012, Seoul, Korea, pp. 297-302.
  14. L. Li, Z. Sun, and Z. Tang, 2012, “Real Time Electricity Demand Response for Sustainable Manufacturing Systems: Challenges and a Case Study”, Proceedings of the eighth IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2012), August 20-24, 2012, Seoul, Korea, pp.353-357.
  15. C. Wang, Y. Wang, L. Li, H. Shao, and C. Wu, 2013, “Modeling of Multi-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery Packs For Electric Vehicles Considering Effects of Manufacturing Processes”, Proceedings of the 2013 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), June 10-14, 2013, Madison, WI, USA, paper number MSEC 2013 –1120.
  16. L. Li, Z. Sun, X. Xu and K. Zhang, 2013, “Multi-Zone Proportional Hazard Model For A Multi-Stage Degradation Process”, Proceedings of the 2013 ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), June 10-14, 2013, Madison, WI, USA, paper number MSEC 2013 –1113.
  17. L. Li, and Y. Wang, 2013, “Learning Performance Analysis of Engineering Graduate Students from Two Differently Ranked Universities Using Course Outcomes”, Proceedings of the 120th ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 23-26, 2013, Atlanta, GA, USA, paper ID: 6825.
  18. Z. Zhou and L. Li, 2013, “Real Time Electricity Demand Response for Sustainable Manufacturing Systems Considering Throughput Bottleneck Detection”, Proceedings of the 9th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2013), August 17-20, 2013, Madison, WI, USA, Paper MoET5.2.

Book Chapters:

  1. L. Jay, L. Liao, E. Lapira, J. Ni and L. Li, 2009, “Informatics platform for designing and deploying e-Manufacturing systems,” Collaborative Design and Planning for Digital Manufacturing, Springer, London, 2009, pp. 1-35.

 

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 IIE Chapter Recognition Gold Award
  • 2013 UIC College of Engineering Faculty Research Award
  • 2013 UIC College of Engineering Faculty Advising Award
  • 2012 IIE Chapter Recognition Gold Award
  • 2012 UIC College of Engineering Faculty Advising Award
  • 2011-2012 UIC International Development Fund Award
  • 2008 Excellence in Research Award from S. M. Wu Foundation.
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Scholarship 1997–2000.

Teaching

  • IE 342 Probability and Statistics for Engineers
  • IE 442 Design and Analysis of Experiments in Engineering
  • IE 446 Quality Control and Reliability
  • IE 594 Time Series Analysis and Forecasting

See Teaching for more information.