Faculty Profile for Dr. Heping Chen

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Dr. Heping Chen
Associate Professor — Ingram School of Engineering
RFM 4243
phone: (512) 245-1826

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Zhang, K., Xu, J., Chen, H., Zhao, J. Y., & Chen, K. (2019). Jamming Analysis and Force Control for Flexible Dual Peg-in-Hole Assembly. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 66(3), 1930–1939. https://doi.org/10.1109/TIE.2018.2838069
  • Dong, H., Cong, M., Zhang, Y., Liu, Y., & Chen, H. (2018). Modeling and real-time prediction for complex welding process based on weld pool. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 96(5), 2495--2508. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-018-1685-7
  • Chen, R., Xu, J., Zhang, S., Chen, H., Guan, Y., & Chen, K. (2017). A self-recalibration method based on scale-invariant registration for structured light measurement systems. Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 88, 75–81.
  • Xu, J., Chen, R., Chen, H., Zhang, S., & Chen, K. (2017). Fast Registration Methodology for Fastener Assembly of Large-Scale Structure. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 64(1), 717–726.
  • Chen, H., Xu, J., Zhang, B., & Fuhlbrigge, T. (2017). Improved Parameter Optimization Method for Complex Assembly Process in Robotic Manufacturing. Industrial Robot: An International Journal, 44(1).

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Paper Award, IEEE Int. Conf. on CYBER Technol. in Autom., Control and Intell. Syst. for “Robotic Welding Parameter Optimization Based on Weld Quality Evaluation”. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: A person at Texas State University who made contributions to their academic career. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: A person at Texas State University who made contributions to their academic career. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi Favorite Professor. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Paper Award, IEEE Int. Conf. on CYBER Technol. in Autom., Control and Intell. Syst. for “A high-accuracy 3D projection system for fastener assembly”. 2015

Selected Grants

  • Chen, Heping (Principal). Automatic Transmission and Torque Converters, $30000. (Funded: 2014). Grant.
  • Chen, Heping (Principal). Supplement to exploring robotic applications in Oil&Gas, ABB Inc., $15000. (Funded: 2013). Grant.
  • Chen, Heping (Principal). Supplement to exploring robotic applications in Oil&Gas, ABB Inc., $15000. (Funded: 2012). Grant.
  • Chen, Heping (Principal). Exploring robotic applications in Oil&Gas, ABB Inc., $59000. (Funded: 2011). Grant.
  • Chen, Heping (Supporting), Ngu, Anne (Principal). REU SITE: Multidisciplinary Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Internet of Things, $323481. (Funded: March 1, 2014 - February 28, 2017). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Program Chair
IEEE Int. Conf. on CYBER Technol. in Autom., Control and Intell. Syst
2017
Participant
Engineering Insight Days
2016
Participant
Bobcat's days
2012-2016
Other
Student career advising
2012-2016
Judge/Mentor
Best Robotics
2011-2016