Weihang Zhu, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

  • Alem Demissie, Weihang Zhu, Chanyalew Taye Belachew, A Multi-objective Optimization Model for Gas Pipeline Operations, Computers and Chemical Engineering, doi: 10.1016/j.compchemeng.2017.02.017
  • Arash AbediWeihang Zhu, Integrated Planning Modeling of Purchase, Production and Distribution for Fish Supply Chain – A Case Study, International Journal of Production Research, doi: 10.1080/00207543.2016.1242800
  • Julia GriffinWeihang Zhu, Chang S. Nam, The Role of Haptic Feedback in Retinal Microsurgery Systems: A Meta-Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Haptics (Impact factor 1.031, the flagship journal for haptics), doi: 10.1109/TOH.2016.2598341
  • Ezra WariWeihang Zhu, Multi-week Production Scheduling for an Ice Cream Processing Facility, Computers and Chemical Engineering (Impact factor 2.581), doi: 10.1016/j.compchemeng.2016.07.025
  • Ge Jiang, Dingzhong Feng, Weihang Zhu, A Large and Heavy Cargo Transport System Designed for Small and Medium Ship Maintenance and Repair, Journal of Ship Production and Design (the flagship journal for ship production research), 32 (4), pp. 1-9, doi:10.5957/JSPD.32.2.160019; Received the Best Paper Award from the 15th Annual Meeting of China Society of Logistics
  • Xinyu Liu, Weihang Zhu, Development of a Fiber Optical Occlusion Based Non-contact Automatic Tool Setter for a Micro-milling Machine, Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, , v 43, p 12-17, February 1, 2017, doi:10.1016/j.rcim.2016.04.002
  • Weihang Zhu, Alberto Marquez, Julia Yoo, “Engineering Economics Jeopardy!” Mobile App for University Students, Engineering Economist, Vol. 60, Issue 4, 2015, Pages: 291-306, DOI: 10.1080/0013791X.2015.1067343


Ph.D. Industrial and System Engineering, North Carolina State University, 2003.  

M.S.  Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, 2000.

B.S. Energy Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, 1997.

Awards & Honors

  • Dr. Zhu received a software grant ($120,000) from Simio LLC (2018-2020)
  • Dr. Zhu worked with undergraduate student Aleksander Allen to receive a LU OUR grant on Prosthetic hand (2017-2018)
  • Dr. Zhu worked with undergraduate student Aleksander Allen to receive a LU SURF grant on Prosthetic hand (Summer 2017)
  • Dr. Zhu worked with undergraduate student Aleksander Allen and Dr. Hassan Zargarzadeh (EE) to receive a LU OUR grant on Prosthetic hand (2016-2017)
  • Dr. Zhu received the NSF grant #1608886: EEC-RET Site Program
  • Dr. Zhu received a REG grant from Lamar University on production scheduling in food industry
  • Dr. Zhu received two grants from Gill Foundation about 3D Printing and Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality
  • Dr. Zhu received a grant from Center of Advances in Port Management on port simulation modeling
  • Dr. Zhu received the NSF Grant #1457880: SCOPE Scholarship Program
  • Dr. Zhu is selected as Distinguished Faculty Fellow 2015-2018 at Lamar University
  • Dr. Zhu served in 14 NSF panels since 2008 and 5 NIH panels since 2012
  • Dr. Zhu received the NSF Grant #1140457 on using mobile apps for engineering education
  • Surgical simulator developed by Dr Zhu with mySmartSim Inc.
  • Dr. Zhu received the University Merit Award 2009 at Lamar University