Manufacturing Metrology Team

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Mingyu Liu

Research Fellow, Faculty of Engineering



Dr Liu obtained his Bachelor and Master degrees from Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) and completed his PhD at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is currently a Research Fellow in the Manufacturing Metrology Team at the University of Nottingham. His research interest is the development of machine learning methods for optical surface measurement.

Dr Liu has published 50+ papers in refereed international journals and international conferences. He is also the author of a book chapter and the owner of several patents. He is a reviewer for several international journals including Precision Engineering, Measurement Science and Technology, Optics Express, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Manufacturing Processes, Applied Optics, etc.

Expertise Summary

Measurement and characterization of freeform surfaces

Metrology systems for precision surfaces

Machine learning for surface measurement

Optical measurement

Uncertainty analysis

Teaching Summary

MMME3083 MMME4088 MMME1024

Selected Publications

"Winner award", The IET Innovation Awards 2017, London, UK

"Best paper award", 2017 International Manufacturing Conference in China (ICMM2017), 2017, Shenzhen, China

"Best paper award", The 7th International Conference of Asian Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (ASPEN2017), 2017, Seoul, Korea

"Excellent Product Award", China Hi-Tech Fair 2016, Shenzhen, China

"Best paper award", The 5th International Conference on Nanomanufacturing (nanoMan2016), 2016, Macau

"Gold award", 44th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva, 2016, Geneva, Switzerland

"Best paper award", The 6th International Conference of Asian Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (ASPEN2015), 2015, Harbin, China

"National Heat Winner", euspen challenge 2015, international competition of european society for precision engineering & nanotechnology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, 2015

Manufacturing Metrology Team

Room B38 Advanced Manufacturing Building
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB