Professor James Gao

Professor James Gao BSc, MSc, PhD, FIMechE, CEng

Professor James Gao

Professor James Gao
BSc, MSc, PhD, FIMechE, CEng

Medway Chair of Manufacturing Engineering; Design, Manufacture and Innovative Products Theme Leader

Department of Applied Engineering and Management

Faculty of Engineering & Science

  • 2006-date: Medway Chair of Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, University of Greenwich
  • 1993-2006: Lecturer/Senior lecturer, School of Industrial and Manufacturing Science, Cranfield University (1994-2000; Director of MSc in CAD/CAM)
  • 1989-93: Post-doctoral research fellow, Loughborough University of Technology
  • 1987-89: PhD student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology.
  • Coordinator of a special industrial group in Kent and the surrounding regions in innovative product development and manufacturing
  • Committee member, Consortium of UK Manufacturing Engineering (COMEH)
  • Industrial assessor, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • Associate editor, Proceedings of the IMechE, Part B - Journal of Engineering manufacture.

Editorial board memberships

  • Proceedings of IMechE, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture
  • International Journal of Product Design
  • International Journal of Manufacturing Engineering, Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • International Journal of Engineering Business Management
  • International Journal of Robotics and CIM, Elsevier
  • International Journal of CAD and Applications

Professor James Gao is a world-class academic with an international reputation in manufacturing engineering, particularly in the application of information and communication technologies (ICT) in the manufacturing industry. He has directed a large number of research projects sponsored by research councils and leading manufacturers in manufacturing-related sectors and published over 230 papers in international journals and conferences. Professor Gao is particularly interested in the following research topics:

  • Collaborative product development with global supply chains
  • Manufacturing information and knowledge management
  • Digital manufacturing including CAD/CAM/CAE
  • Product lifecycle management (PLM) including maintenance and services
  • Lean and sustainable manufacturing including quality issues
  • Design for manufacturing and assembly.

For more information about Professor Gao's research and enterprise activities please visit the CiPDM website.

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, , , and () . Computers in Industry. Elsevier. pp. 14-24. ISSN 0166-3615 ISSN 0166-3615

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, , , and () . Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management. Academic Conferences and Publishing International (ACPI). pp. 126-136. ISSN 1479-4411 ISSN 1479-4411

, , , and () . Journal of Advanced Management Science. Engineering and Technology Publishing (ETPub). pp. 224-231. ISSN 2168-0787 ISSN 2168-0787

, , , , , , and () . Computer-Aided Design and Applications. Taylor & Francis. pp. 647-661.

, and () . International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management. Inderscience. pp. 1. ISSN 1743-5110 ISSN 1743-5110

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, and () . Procedia CIRP. Elsevier. pp. 1-624. ISSN 2212-8271 ISSN 2212-8271

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, , and () . International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning. International Association of Online Engineering (IAOE). pp. 20-27.

, and () . Computer-Aided Design and Applications. Taylor & Francis. pp. 742-752. ISSN 1686-4360 ISSN 1686-4360

, and () . Kybernetes. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. pp. 823-842. ISSN 0368-492X ISSN 0368-492X

, , , and () . CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology. Elsevier. pp. 173-176. ISSN 0007-8506 ISSN 0007-8506

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, , and () . Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering. IOS Press. pp. 187-200. ISSN 1069-2509 ISSN 1069-2509

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, and () . Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture. Sage. pp. 1085-1086. ISSN 0954-4054 ISSN 0954-4054

, and () . International Journal of Product Development. Inderscience Publishers. pp. 307-327. ISSN 1477-9056 ISSN 1477-9056

, , and () . Journal of Materials Processing Technology. Elsevier Science B.V.. pp. 544-550. ISSN 0924-0136 ISSN 0924-0136

, and () . The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Springer London. pp. 591-606. ISSN 0268-3768 ISSN 0268-3768

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, and () . In: Advances in Manufacfturing Technology XXXI, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Incorporating the 32nd National Conference on Manufacturing Research, September 5-7, 2017, University of Greenwich, UK. IOS Press. pp. 491-496. ISSN 2352-751X ISBN 978-1-61499-791-7 ISSN 2352-751X

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, , , and () . In: 2017 IEEE Technology & Engineering Management Conference (TEMSCON). IEEE. ISBN 978-1-5090-1115-5

, , , and () . In: Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXX - Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Manufacturing Research. IOS. pp. 401-406. ISBN 978-1-61499-667-5

, and () . In: Proceedings of the PLM'15 - IFIP 12th International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management. Springer Verlag. ISSN 1571-5736 ISSN 1571-5736

and () . In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Manufacturing Research. ICMR 2015, 13th International Conference on Manufacturing Research. ISBN 1857901878

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, and () . In: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2015). Not known. pp. 123-128.

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, , , and () . Procedia CIRP. In: The 4th international conference on through-life engineering services. Elsevier. pp. 165-170. ISSN 2212-8271 ISSN 2212-8271

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, , and () . Proceedings of 2014 International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL). In: Proceedings of 2014 International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning (ICL). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Piscataway, NJ, USA. pp. 397-402. ISBN 9781479944378

, , , , , , and () . International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) – Innovative and knowledge-based Production Management in a Global-Local World. In: Advances in Production Management Systems. Innovative and Knowledge-Based Production Management in a Global-Local World. IFIP WG 5.7 International Conference, APMS 2014, Ajaccio, France, September 20-24, 2014, Proceedings, Part I. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Germany. pp. 201-208. ISSN 1868-4238 ISBN 978-3-662-44738-3 ISSN 1868-4238

, , and () . Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2014). In: Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXVIII. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2014). Hampshire Press Ltd, Southampton, UK. pp. 65-70. ISSN 2053-3373 ISBN 978-0-9926958-4-2 ISSN 2053-3373

, and () . Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2014). In: Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXVIII. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2014). Southampton Solent University, Southampton, UK. pp. 77-82. ISSN 2053-3373 ISBN 9780992695842 ISSN 2053-3373

, and () . In: 11th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing : Proceedings. Innovative Solutions. Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany. pp. 153-158. ISBN 978-3-7983-2609-5

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, and () . In: IFIP 14th International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management. IFIP.

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