Haonan Li

Associate Professor in Advanced & Intelligent Manufacturing

Aerospace / Faculty of Science and Engineering
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Contact

Office

IAMET205L, Sir David and Lady Susan Greenaway Building

Campus

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Address

199 Taikang East Road, Ningbo, 315100, China

Telephone

+86 (0) 574 8818 0000 (ext. 8767)

Qualifications

PhD in Manufacturing Engineering, Northeastern University (China) & The University of Nottingham (UK) 

MSc in Mechanical Design & Manufacture, Northeastern University (China) 

BEng in Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University (China) 


Biography

Haonan Li, born in 1990, is one of the youngest academic staffs in University of Nottingham Ningbo China since appointed in Feb 2018 as Assistant Professor (also Doctoral Supervisor) in School of Aerospace. Due to achievements, Dr. Li was promoted to Associate Professor in March 2020 as a special case. Dr. Li’s titles and awards include:

Research Affiliate of I. Academy for Production Eng. CIRP (one of the five Chinese RAs)

Reviewing Committee of I. J. of Mach. Tools & Manuf. (one of the six Chinese committees) 

Leading talents in Zhejiang Province

Leading talents in Ningbo

Director of Advanced Manufacturing Centre, Faculty of Science & Engineering

Director of Ningbo Key Laboratory on Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Founder & Legal Person of Ningbo Ausstattung Machine Ltd. (1st UNNC Joint Venture)

Winner of Hiwin Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Guest Professor in Zhejiang Provincial Key Laboratory for Cutting Tools

-  Guest Professor in Wuhan University of Technology

 

Until Dec. 2021, Dr. Li published 60+ SCI-indexed articles on top journals in Manufacturing Engineering (90% in JCR Q1 journals), with the total citations of 1300, H index of 21, and 9 ESI highly-cited papers and 5 ESI hot paper. Dr. Li coordinated more than 10 funds from National, Provincial and Municipal levels, and 10+ industrial projects, with the total amount of around 15 million RMB (considering credit split).

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Xg8Pf4AAAAAJ&hl=en

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hao_Nan_Li


Teaching

Aerospace Design and Materials (AERO1000)

Aerospace Design and Manufacture (AERO2000)

Full-scholarship Ph.D. opportunities

There are full-scholarship Ph.D. opportunities available all year round. The scholarship will include: tuition fee, month stipend, national insurance, accommodation fee, etc. The Ph.D. certificate will be awarded by The University of Nottingham UK.

Interested applicants are more than welcomed to contact Dr Haonan Li for more information. (Email: Haonan.li@nottingham.edu.cn)


Research interests

Dr. Haonan Li has a wide range of research interests relating with advanced and intelligent manufacturing and automation, including:

  • Next-generation manufacturing machines;
  • CAM/CAE/CAD;
  • Innovative toolings and fixtures;
  • Analytical/numerical modelling of processes;

Publications

Recent publications

Books

  1. W. Ding, J. Xu, Y. Fu, H.N. Li, H. Su, C. Yang, Single-layer Brazed CBN Abrasive Wheels: Fabrication, Wear and Performance, Elsevier, 2020.
  2. L. C. Zhang, W.F. Ding, J.H. Xu, H.N. Li, Diamond Tools in Abrasive Machining, Taylor & Francis (CRC Press), 2019

Articles

Total Journal Article:

56

H-index:

21

in JCR Q1 Journal:

48 (out of 56)

Total citations:

1300

ESI Highly-Cited Paper:

7

ESI hot paper:

3

(the symbol * refers to the corresponding author, the symbol # refers to the co-1st author)

2021 (14)

  1. X. Han (PhD), Z. Liao, G. Luna, H.N. Li, D. Axinte, Towards the understanding the effect of surface integrity on the fatigue performance of silicon carbide particle reinforced aluminium matrix composites, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 73 (2022) 518-530. (JCR Q1, IF4.7)
  2. X. Fang, J. Yang, S. Wang, C. Wang, K. Huang, H.N. Li, Bingheng Lu, Additive manufacturing of high performance AZ31 magnesium alloy with full equiaxed grains: Microstructure, mechanical property, and electromechanical corrosion performance, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, (2021) 117430. (JCR Q1, IF4.7)
  3. X. Cui, C. Li, W. Ding, Y. Chen, C. Mao, X. Xu, B. Liu, D. Wang, H.N. Li, Y. Zhang, Z. Said, S. Debnath, M. Jamil, H.M. Ali, S. Sharma. Minimum quantity lubrication machining of aeronautical materials using carbon group nanolubricant: From mechanisms to application, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, In Press (DOI: 10.1016/j.cja.2021.08.011)
  4. Z. Liu, Z. Liao, D. Wang, C. Wang, C. Song, H.N. Li, Y. Liu, Recent advances in soft biological tissue manipulating technologies, Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, In Press, 2021.
  5. W. Huang, S. Cao, H.N. Li, Q. Zhou, C.Q. Wu, D.H. Zhu, K.J. Zhuang, Tool wear in ultrasonic vibration-assisted drilling of CFRP: a comparison with conventional drilling, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 115 (5-6) (2021) 1809-1820.
  6. H. Chen, M. Fan, L. Li, W. Zhu, H.N. Li, J. Li, Y. Yin. Effects of internal oxide contents on the oxidation and β-phase depletion behaviour in HOVF CoNiCrAlY coatings, Surface & Coatings Technology, 424 (25) (2021) 127666. (JCR Q1, IF4.2)
  7. Zhang YB, N. Li, Li CH, Huang CZ, Ali HM, Xu XF, Mao C, Ding WF, Cui X, Yang M, Yu TB, Jamil M, Gupta MK, Jia DZ, Said Z. Nano-enhanced biolubricant in sustainable manufacturing: from process ability to mechanisms. Friction, In Press, 2021 (DOI:10.1007/s 40544-021-0536-y) (JCR Q1, IF6.1)
  8. B. Huang, C. Li, Y. Zhang, W. Ding, M. Yang, Y. Yang, H. Zhai, X. Xu, D. Wang, S. Debnath, M. Jamil, H. N. Li, H. Muhammad, M. K. Gupta, Z. Said, Advances in fabrication of ceramic corundum abrasives based on sol-gel process, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, (6) 34 (2021) 1-17 (JCR Q1, IF2.8)
    (ESI Highly-Cited Paper)
  9. H. Shi (PhD), G. Liu, G. Yang, Q. Bi, Y. Zhao, B. Wang, X. Sun, X. Liu, H. Qi, W. H. Xu, C.K. Thein, H. N. Li *, Analytical modelling of edge chipping in scratch of soda-lime glass considering strain-rate hardening effect, Ceramics International, 2021 (In Press: 10.1016/j.ceramint. 2021.06.069) (JCR Q1, IF4.5)
  10. N. Chen, H. N. Li *, J. Wu, Z. Li, L. Li, G. Liu, N. He, Advances in micro milling: From tool fabrication to process outcomes, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 160 (2021) 103670 (JCR Q1, IF8.0)
    (ESI Highly-Cited Paper)
  11. Z. Duan, C. Li, W. Ding, Y. Zhang, M. Yang, T. Gao, H. Cao, X. Xu, D. Wang, C. Mao, H. N. Li, G. M. Kumar, Z. Said, S. Debnath, M. Jamil, H. M. Ali, Milling Force Model for Aviation Aluminum Alloy: Academic Insight and Perspective Analysis, Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 34 (2021) 18.
  12. YJ Zhao, WH Xu, C. Z. Xi, DT Liang, N. Li *, Automatic and accurate measurement of microhardness profile based on image processing, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, 70 (2021) 6006009 (JCR Q1, IF3.7)
  13. H. N. Li, Y. Zhao, S. Cao, H. Chen, H. Qi, X. Sun, C. Li, G. Liu, Controllable generation of 3D textured abrasive tools via multiple-pass laser ablation, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 295 (2021) 117149. (JCR Q1, IF4.7)
    (ESI Highly-Cited Paper)
  14. Shiyu Cao (Master), Chaoqun Wu, Yong Jie Zhao, Huan Qi, Xiaoling Liu, Gongyu Liu, Jianglong Guo, N. Li *, Preheating assisted wire EDM of semi-conductive CFRPs: Principle and Anisotropy, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 288 (2021) 116915. (JCR Q1, IF4.7) (ESI Highly-Cited Paper)
    (ESI Hot Paper)

2020 (13)

  1. J. Li (PhD), H. N. Li *, Z. Liao, D. Axinte, Analytical modelling of full single-track profile in wire-fed laser cladding, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, (2020) 116978. (JCR Q1, IF4.7)
  2. X. Sun, J. Li, P. Tang, S. Zhou, X. Peng, H.N. Li, Q. Wang, Exploring personalised autonomous vehicles to influence user trust, Cognitive Computation (2020), In Press, doi:10.1007/s12559-020-09757-x. (JCR Q1, IF4.3)
  3. M. Gong (Master), L. Zou, H.N. Li, G. Luo, Y. Huang, Investigation on secondary self-sharpness performance of hollow-sphere abrasive grains in belt grinding of titanium alloy, Journal of Manufacturing Processes 59 (2020) 68-75. (JCR Q1, IF4.1)
  4. Z. Liao, A. Abdelhafeez, H.N. Li, Y. Yang, O.G. Diaz, D. Axinte, State-of-the-art of surface integrity in machining of metal matrix composites, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture 143 (2020), 63-91 (JCR Q1, IF8.0)
  5. Z. Chen, H. Qi, B. Zhao, Y. Zhou, L. Shi, H.N. Li, W. Ding, On the tribology and grinding performance of graphene-modified porous composite-bonded CBN wheel, Ceramics International, (2020), In Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2020.09.165 (JCR Q1, IF3.8)
  6. B. Huang, C. Li, Y. Zhang, W. Ding, M. Yang, Y. Yang, H. Zhai, X. Xu, D. Wang, S. Debnath, M. Jamil, H.N. Li, H.M. Ali, M.K. Gupta, Z. Said, Advances in fabrication of ceramic corundum abrasives based on sol-gel process, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, (2020), In Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cja.2020.07.004 (JCR Q1, IF2.2)
  7. X. Han (PhD), D.D. Xu, D. Axinte, Z. Liao, H.N. Li, On understanding the specific cutting mechanisms governing the workpiece surface integrity in metal matrix composites machining, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, (2020) 116875 (JCR Q1, IF4.8)
  8. Y. Cao, Y. Zhu, H.N. Li, C. Wang, H. Su, Z. Yin, W. Ding, Development and performance of a novel ultrasonic vibration plate sonotrode for grinding, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 44 (2019) 271-287. (JCR Q1, IF4.0)
  9. Y. Yang (PhD), H.N. Li, Z. Liao, D. Axinte, W. Zhu, A. Beaucamp, Controlling of compliant grinding for low-rigidity components, International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture. 152 (2020) 103543. (JCR Q1, IF8.0)
  10. H. N. Li, J.P. Wang, C.Q. Wu, Y.J. Zhao, J. Xu, X. Liu, W.Q. Zhu, Damage behaviors of unidirectional CFRP in orthogonal cutting: A comparison between single- and multiple-pass strategies, Composites Part B: Engineering, 185 (2020) 107774 (JCR Q1, IF7.9)
    (ESI Highly-Cited Paper)
  11. Q. Miao, H.N. Li#, W.F. Ding, On the temperature field in the creep feed grinding of turbine blade root: Finite element analysis and experiments, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, (147) 2020, 118957. (JCR Q1, IF5.0)
  12. L. Zhang, R. Ji, Y. Fu, H. Qi, H.N. Li*, V. Tangwarodomnukun, Investigation on particle motions and resultant impact erosion on quartz crystals by the micro-particle laden waterjet and airjet, Powder Technology, 360 (2020) 452-461. (JCR Q1, IF4.1)
    (ESI High-Cited Paper)
    (ESI Hot Paper)
  13. Y. J. Zhao, D.T. Liang, K.C. Song, Y.H. Yan, H.N. Li*, Automatic measurement of grinding-induced white layer in titanium alloys based on image processing technique, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 105 (2020) 1483-1496. (JCR Q2, IF2.6)

2019 (11)

  1. Y. Yang (PhD), H.N. Li, Z.R. Liao, D. Axinte, A curious observation of phenomena occurring during lapping/polishing processes, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences, 475 (2019) 20190304 (JCR Q2, IF2.6)
  2. H. N. Li*, K.G. Xie, B. Wu, W.Q. Zhu, Generation of textured diamond abrasive tools by continuous-wave CO2 laser: Laser parameter effects and optimisation, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 275 (2020) 116279 (JCR Q1, IF4.8)
    (ESI High-Cited Paper)
  3. C. Q. Wu, G.L. Gao, H.N. LI#, H. Luo, Effects of machining conditions on the hole wall delamination in both conventional and ultrasonic assisted CFRP drilling, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 104 (2019) 2301-2315. (JCR Q2, IF2.6)
  4. Z. Liao, A. Abdelhafeez, H.N. LI, Y. Yang, O.G. Diaz, D. Axinte, State-of-the-art of surface integrity in machining of Metal Matrix Composites, International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, 143 (2019) 63-91. (JCR Q1, IF8.0)
  5. H. N. LI, Y. Yang, Y. J. Zhao, Z. L. Zhang, W. Q. Zhu, W. L. Wang, H. Qi, On the periodicity of fixed-abrasive planetary lapping based on a generic model, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 44 (2019) 271-287. (JCR Q2, IF4.0)
    (ESI High-Cited Paper)
  6. W. L. Zhu, Y.Yang, H.N. LI, D. Axinte, A. Beaucamp, Theoretical and experimental investigation of material removal mechanism in compliant shape adaptive grinding process, International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, 142 (2019) 76-97. (JCR Q1, IF8.0)
  7. G. Y. Liu, J.Q. Dang, W.W. Ming, Q.L. An, M. Chen, H. N. LI, High-quality machining of edges of thin-walled plates by tilt side milling based on an analytical force-based model, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering - Transactions of the ASME, 141 (2019) 061008 (JCR Q1, Impact Factor: 2.6) (JCR Q1, IF2.9)
  8. Z. Wang, H.N. LI#, T. B. Yu, Z. X. Wang, J. Zhao, Analytical model of dynamic and overlapped footprints in abrasive air jet polishing of optical glass, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 141 (2019) 59-77. (JCR Q1, IF8.0)
  9. Z. Wang, H.N. LI#, T. B. Yu, H. Chen, J. Zhao, On the predictive modeling of machined surface topography in abrasive air jet polishing of quartz glass, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 152 (2019) 1-18. (JCR Q1, IF4.6)
  10. X. Huang, H.N. LI#, Z.W. Rao, W.F. Ding, Fracture behavior and self-sharpening mechanisms of polycrystalline cubic boron nitride in grinding based on cohesive element method, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics, 32 (2019) 2727-2742 (JCR Q1, IF2.2)
  11. Y. L. Gu, H.N. LI#, B.C. Du, W.F. Ding, Towards the understanding of creep-feed deep grinding of DD6 nickel-based single-crystal superalloy, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 100 (1-4) (2019) 445-455. (JCR Q2, IF2.6)

2018 (3)

  1. H. N. LI, D. Axinte*, On the inverse design of discontinuous abrasive surface to lower friction-induced temperature in grinding: An example of engineered abrasive tools, International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, 132 (2018) 50-63. (JCR Q1, IF8.0)
  2. Y. J. Zhao, Y.H. Yan, K.C. Song, H.N. LI*, Robust and automatic measurement of grinding-induced subsurface damage in optical glass K9 based on digital image processing, Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, 18 (1) (2018) 320-330. (JCR Q1, IF3.7)
  3. Y. J. Zhao, Y.H. Yan, K.C. Song, H.N. LI*, Intelligent assessment of subsurface cracks in optical glass generated in mechanical grinding process, Advances in Engineering Software, 115 (2018) 17-25. (JCR Q1, IF3.9)

2017 (7)

  1. H. N. LI, D. Axinte*, On a stochastically grain-discretised model for 2D/3D temperature mapping prediction in grinding, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 116 (2017) 60-76. (JCR Q1, IF8.0)
  2. H. N. LI*, T.B. Yu, L.D. Zhu, W.S. Wang, Analytical modeling of grinding-induced subsurface damage in monocrystalline silicon, Materials & Design, 130 (15) (2017) 250-262. (JCR Q1, IF6.3)
  3. W. F. Ding*, H.N. LI*, L.C. Zhang, J.H. Xu, Y.C. Fu, H.H. Su, Diamond wheel dressing: a comprehensive review, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering - Transactions of the ASME, 139 (12) (2017) 12100601-12100625 (JCR Q1, IF2.9)
  4. H. N. LI*, T.B. Yu, Z.X. Wang, L.D. Zhu, W.S. Wang, Detailed modeling of cutting forces in grinding process considering variable stages of grain-workpiece micro interactions, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 126 (2017) 319-339. (JCR Q1, IF4.6)
  5. H. N. LI*, T.B. Yu, L.D. Zhu, W.S. Wang, Analytical modeling of ground surface topography in monocrystalline silicon grinding considering the ductile-regime effect, Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, 17 (4) (2017) 880-893. (JCR Q1, IF3.7)
  6. Y. J. Zhao, H.N. LI*, K.C. Song, Y.H. Yan. In-situ and in-process monitoring of optical glass grinding process based on image processing technique, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 93 (9-12) (2017) 3017-3031. (JCR Q2, IF2.6)
  7. Y. J. Zhao, H.N. LI*, L.D. Zhu, Y.H. Yan. Machined brittle material surface in grinding: modeling, experimental validation and image-processing-based surface analysis, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 93 (5-8) (2017) 2875-2894. (JCR Q2, IF2.6)

2016 (4)

  1. H. N. LI, D. Axinte*, Textured grinding wheel: A review, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 109 (2016) 8-35. (JCR Q1, IF8.0) (“the most download article” by Elsevier)
  2. H. N. LI*, T.B. Yu, L.D. Zhu, W.S. Wang, Evaluation of grinding-induced subsurface damage in optical glass BK7, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 229 (2016) 785-794. (JCR Q1, IF4.8)
  3. L. D. Zhu*, H.N. LI, C.F. Liu, Analytical modeling on 3D chip formation of rotary surface in orthogonal turn-milling, Archives of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, 16 (4) (2016) 590-604. (JCR Q1, IF3.7)
  4. T. B. Yu, H.N. LI*, W.S. Wang. Experimental investigation on grinding characteristics of optical glass BK7: with special emphasis on the effects of machining parameters, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 82 (2016) 1405-1419. (JCR Q2, IF2.6)

2015 (3)

  1. H. N. LI*, T.B. Yu, L.D. Zhu, W.S. Wang, Modeling and simulation of grinding wheel by discrete element method and experimental validation, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 81 (2015) 1921-1938. (JCR Q2, IF2.6)
  2. H. N. LI*, T.B. Yu, L.D. Zhu, W.S. Wang, Analysis of loads on grinding wheel binder in grinding process: insights from discontinuum-hypothesis-based grinding simulation, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 78 (2015) 1943-1960. (JCR Q2, IF2.6)
  3. L. D. Zhu*, H.N. LI, W.S. Liang, W.S. Wang, A web-based virtual turn-milling system, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 78 (1-4) (2015) 99-113. (JCR Q2, IF2.6)

2013 (1)

  1. L. D. Zhu*, H.N. LI, W.S. Wang, Research on rotary surface topography by orthogonal turn-milling, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 69 (9-12) (2013) 2279-2292. (JCR Q2, IF2.6)

Funded projects / Research grants

Selected Research Grants

  1. [2022.1-2024.12] [China Beacon Institution Fund], Three extreme machines, Principle Investigator.
  2. [2022.1-2025.12] [National level] Formed grinding based on textured abrasive tools, funded by Natural and Science Foundation of China (General Fund), 580K, Principle Investigator.
  3. [2021.8-2021.10] [Industrial project] Desktop machines for mobile manufacturing, funded by Air force Engineering University, 200K, Principle Investigator.
  4. [2021.6-2021.7] [Industrial project] Desktop machines for mobile manufacturing, funded by Xi’an Jiaotong University, 200K, Principle Investigator.
  5. [2021.3-2021.4] [Industrial project] Desktop machines for mobile manufacturing, funded by Harbin Institution of Technology (Shenzhen), 200K, Principle Investigator.
  6. [2021.3-2021.4] [Industrial project] Desktop machines for mobile manufacturing, funded by Guangdong Harvest Star (IPO), 200K, Principle Investigator.
  7. [2021.1-2021.2] [Industrial project] Desktop machines for mobile manufacturing, funded by Jiangsu University of Science & Technology, 200K, Principle Investigator.
  8. [2021.1-2021.2] [Industrial project] Desktop machines for mobile manufacturing, funded by Southern University of Science and Technology, 200K, Principle Investigator.
  9. [2020.1-2023.12] [Municipal level] Key Laboratory on Product Green Manufacturing Evaluation and Reconfigurable Manufacturing Technologies, funded by Ningbo Science and Technology Bureau, 250K, Principle Investigator.
  10. [2020.1-2021.12] [Provincial level] Hybrid machining of fir-tree blade root structures by coupling textured-grinding wheel-based grinding and loose abrasive polishing, funded by Zhejiang Natural and Science Foundation (General Fund), 100K, Principle Investigator.
  11. [2020.1-2023.12] [National level] Temporal and spatial based coupled fluid dynamics and tribology multi-scale mechanism and modelling for optimised cutting fluid applications, funded by Natural and Science Foundation of China (General Fund), 650K, Principle Investigator.
  12. [2019.9-2021.9] [Industrial project] Desktop machine tool and mini factory, funded by Li Dak Sum Education Foundation, 1.25M, Principle Investigator.
  13. [2019.1-2020.12] [Provincial level] Hybrid machining of parts by coupling textured-grinding-wheel-based grinding with loose abrasive polishing, funded by State Key Laboratory of Mechanical System and Vibration (Shanghai Jiaotong University), 150K, Principle Investigator.
  14. [2019.7] [Provincial level] 3rd international conference on high-valued manufacturing, funded by Zhejiang Natural Science Foundation, 120K, Principle Investigator.
  15. [2019.1-2024.12] [Municipal level] 3315 Innovation Team, funded by Ningbo Science and Technology Bureau, 5M, Co-investigator.
  16. [2018.1-2020.1] [Industrial project] Industrial collaboration project with XC-tool Company, 600K, Principle Investigator.