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Jianhua Wang

Associate Professor

Product Design Engineering Technology

School of Engineering Technology

108 Sill Hall



Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering The University of Iowa, Iowa City
M.S. Manufacturing Engineering The Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Nanjing, China
B.S. Mechanical Engineering The Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics Nanjing, China.

Professional Summary

Interests and Expertise

    1. 3D Geometry Constrained Modeling for Easy Modification
    2. Digital Mock-Up (DMU) and Universal Assembling for Design Collaboration
    3. Configuration Management for Large Assembly in Product Data Management (PDM)
    4. Globalization of Design and its automation
  2. Mechanical/Manufacturing:
    1. Computational Kinematics and Dynamics – Real Time Simulation for Assembly
    2. Surface Integrity of Machining
    3. Grinding Machining Theory, Especially for Difficult-To Machining Materials


CADM 223 Engineering Graphics II
CADM 231 Computer Graphic Programming For Industry
CADM 325 Applied Mechanics, Kinematics, and Design
CADM 331 Product Design Data Management
CADM 491 Mechanical Design Capstone
MET 312 Applied Dynamics Principles
MET 313 Applied Mechanics of Materials
MET 470 Mechanical Vibrations

Selected Publications

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Additional Information

Dr. Wang has been working in mechanical design and its automation for more than 15 years which include several years in leading CAD/CAM/CAE software companies such as Computervision and SDRC. Recently, Dr. Wang has been one of lead designer for automotive OEM's interior components. Dr. Wang tries to combine many years’ experience in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Design Automation to apply to current globalization of design and engineering activities. Also, Dr. Wang try to transfer all these knowledge into classroom and bring students real world design and engineering projects.