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Ping Guo

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering


2145 Sheridan Road
Tech L286
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-491-4029Email Ping Guo


Advanced intelligent Manufacturing Laboratory (AIM)


Mechanical Engineering

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Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

B.S. in Automotive Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Research Interests

My research aims to bring innovations to precision engineering by pushing the limit of precision manufacturing and expanding the boundary of intelligent metrology by deep learning-enabled computer vision technologies. My group works to enhance fundamental understandings of new process mechanics and principles; achieve technological advances in machine tool design and control; and explore novel applications in advanced manufacturing.

Significant Recognition

  • ASME Kornel F. Ehman Manufacturing Medal (2021)
  • ASME Best Organizer of Symposium & Sessions Award (BOSS Awards) (2020)
  • SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award (2020)
  • SME Outstanding Associate Editor for Journal of Manufacturing Processes (2020)
  • Young Investigator Award, International Symposium on Flexible Automation (2018)
  • Early Career Award, Hong Kong Research Grants Council (2016)

Significant Professional Service

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 2017 - present

Selected Publications

  • Wang, Yaoke; Guo, Ping, One step machining of hierarchical optical structures for autostereoscopic images, CIRP Annals (2022).
  • Yang, Ru; Li, Yang; Zeng, Danielle; Guo, Ping, Deep DIC, Journal of Materials Processing Technology (2022).
  • Wang, Jianjian; Wang, Yaoke; Zhang, Jianfu; Schulze, Volker; Guo, Ping, Blazed grating enables highly decoupled optically variable devices fabricated by vibration-assisted diamond texturing, Optics Express (2022).
  • Gao, Shiming; Weng, Fei; Bodunde, Ojo Philip; Qin, Mian; Liao, Wei Hsin; Guo, Ping, Spatial characteristics of nickel-titanium shape memory alloy fabricated by continuous directed energy deposition, Journal of Manufacturing Processes (2021).
  • Wang, Yaoke; Guo, Ping, Stiffness modeling for near field acoustic levitation bearings, Applied Physics Letters 118(20) (2021).
  • Huang, Yan; You, Xiangyu; Fan, Xiangyu; Wong, Ching Ping; Guo, Ping; Zhao, Ni, Near-Field Electrospinning Enabled Highly Sensitive and Anisotropic Strain Sensors, Advanced Materials Technologies 5(11) (2020).
  • Guo, Ping; Yang, Yang, A novel realization of diffractive optically variable devices using ultrasonic modulation cutting, CIRP Annals 68(1):575-578 (2019).
  • Yang, Yang; Gao, Shiming; Chen, Keyu; Pan, Yayue; Guo, Ping, Vibration analysis and development of an ultrasonic elliptical vibration tool based on a portal frame structure, Precision Engineering 50:421-432 (2017).
  • Guo, Ping; Gao, Han, An active non-contact journal bearing with bi-directional driving capability utilizing coupled resonant mode, CIRP Annals 67(1):405-408 (2018).
  • Zhu, Wu Le; Zhu, Zhiwei; Guo, Ping; Ju, Bing Feng, A novel hybrid actuation mechanism based XY nanopositioning stage with totally decoupled kinematics, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 99:747-759 (2018).
  • Wang, Jianjian; Zhang, Jianfu; Feng, Pingfa; Guo, Ping; Zhang, Qiaoli, Feasibility Study of Longitudinal-Torsional-Coupled Rotary Ultrasonic Machining of Brittle Material, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME 140(5) (2018).
  • You, Xiangyu; Ye, Chengcong; Guo, Ping, Electric field manipulation for deposition control in near-field electrospinning, Journal of Manufacturing Processes 30:431-438 (2017).