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Dr David Xiao

Senior Lecturer

Engineering

University educated and awarded BEng (1982), MEng (1984) and PhD  (1991) in China, PhD at Liverpool University (1994) and PGCE at University of East London (1999). Worked as an engineer and lecturer in China, researcher at Dundee University and Liverpool University, research associate at Loughborough University (1994-1998), joined University of East London in 1998, and was appointed visiting professor by a Chinese university in 2002.

  • EB 1.80, Docklands Campus
    School of Architecture Computing and Engineering (ACE)
    University of East London
    4-6 University Way
    London
    E16 2RD
  • d.xiao@uel.ac.uk +442082232356


    Overview




    Reviewer for the Journal of Mechanical Design, published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
    Reviewer for the Journal of Engineering Manufacture, published by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
    Member of the International Program Committee (IPC) for the International Conference on Biomechanics,

     (BioMech 2011), Pittsburgh, USA, Nov. 7-9, 2011

     (BioMech 2006), Palma De Mallorca, Spain, August 28-30, 2006;

    (BioMech 2005), Benidorm, Spain, September 7-9, 2005;
    (BioMech 2004), Honolulu, USA, August 23-25, 2004.
    Reviewer for the book, "Laser Cladding", by Toyserkani, Khajepour and Corbin, CRC Press LLC, 2003.
    EAP project with Benson-Sedgwick Engineering Ltd. "Design and manufacture of revolving tower", 2004.
    Supervision of MPhil and PhD research students.
    Supervision of final year students’ projects.


    Collaborators

    • test

    Research

    Watmon, T., Xiao, D., Kagimu, T., Performance of coated tool having undulating surface structures, International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2016, ISSN: 2313-3759.
    Sun, W., Chu, S., Xiao, D., CAD/CAM/CNC of Dies for car alloy wheels and Golf Clubs, Proceedings of the AC&;T 2007, University of East London, Jan. 2007, pp228-232, ISBN0955000831Dhanalakshmi, V, Arunachalam, S, .Koh, S.C .L, Xiao, D, “CAD/CAM: New Approaches To Part Family Formation And Feature Recognition” 8th International Conference on Production Engineering Design and Control, December 2004, Alexandria, Egypt.
    Xiao, D., Case, K., Porter, J.M. and Gyi, D.E., ''Computer Aided Analysis of Deformation and Pressure Distribution at the Driver/Seat Interface'', Advances in Manufacturing Technology, Bramley, A.N., Mileham, A.R. and Owen, G.W. (eds), University of Bath, 12th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Bath, 1996, pp296-300, ISBN 1 85790 0316.
    Xiao, D., Case, K., Acar, B.S. and Porter, J.M., ''Internal Forces in the Spine Modelled as an Arch'', Proceedings of the 10th International Biomechanics Seminar, Vol.10, 1997, pp 106-113, ISSN 1100-2247.
    Case, K., Porter, J.M., Xiao, D. and Acar, B.S., ''Modelling the Human Body for Ergonomic CAD'', Proceedings of the International Conference on Manufacturing Automation (ICMA '97), 2, University of Hong Kong, April 1997, pp 697-702, ISBN 962-85138-3-4.
    Xiao, D., Case, K., Acar, B.S. and Porter, J.M., ''Biomechanical Model of the Human Spine as an Arch'', Proceedings of the 21st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics, Clemson University, South Carolina, September 1997, pp 20-21, ISBN?
    Acar, B.S., Case, K., Porter, J.M. and Xiao, D., ''Spine Modelling and "Safe to Use" Equipment Design'', Journal of Biomechanics, 31Supp. 1, July 1998, (abs) PP 9, ISSN 0021-9290.
    Xiao, D., Acar, B.S., Case, K. and Porter, J.M., ''Stability of the Spine Modelled as an Arch'', Proceedings of the 11th International Biomechanics Seminar, Studies and Monographs No 55, 'The Problem of Muscular Synergism with Special Emphasis on Stabilising Functions of Skeletal Muscles', ed. S Kornecki, publ. The Int. Biomechanics Society, 1998, pp 135-140, ISSN 0239-6009.Acar, B.S., Case, K., Porter, J.M. and Xiao, D., ''Mathematical Modelling of Human Spine and Design'', Mathematics and Design 98, Barrallo, J. (ed.), The University of the Basque Country, Second International Conference on Mathematics and Design, San Sebastian, Spain, 1998, pp 341-348, ISBN 84-600-9459-6.
    Case, K., Xiao, D., Acar, B.S. and Porter, J.M., ''Computer-aided modelling of the Human Spine'', Advances in Manufacturing XII, Baines R.W., Taleb-Bendiab A. and Zhao Z. (eds), 14th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of Derby, 1998, pp 369-374, ISBN 1 86058 1 72 2 (awarded NCMR Best Paper for 1998)
    Case, K., Xiao, D., Acar, B.S. and Porter, J.M., ''Computer-aided modelling of the Human Spine'', Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B (Issue B1), Journal of Manufacturing, Vol. 213, pp83-86, 1999, ISSN 0954 4054
    Case, K., Porter, J.M. and Xiao, D., "Shadow-scanned Human Models for Car Seating Design", Proceedings of CAES'99, Barcelona, May 1999, ISBN?
    Xiao, D., CAD/CAM of 3D Sculptured Surfaces, Advances in Manufacturing Technology, Perryman R and Ellis C D (eds), 16th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of East London, 5-7 Sept. 2000, pp469-474, ISBN 1860582672
    Xiao, D., Lumbar Back Pain and Change of Lifting Posture, Advances in Manufacturing Technology, Perryman R and Ellis C D (eds), 16th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of East London, 5-7 Sept. 2000, pp277-282, ISBN 1860582672
    Xiao, D. and M. Palmer, Rapid Prototyping of Human Body Surface, Advances in Manufacturing Technology, Perryman R and Ellis C D (eds), 16th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, University of East London, 5-7 Sept. 2000, pp81-86, ISBN 1860582672.
    Xiao, D., Liang, X.C. and Hon, K.K.B., "A New Approach to Electroplated Superabrasive Tools", Proc. of 11th International Conference on Production Research (ICPR'91), August 1991, pp955-958, ISBN ?
    Xiao, D. and Gong, G.Y. "Investigation of CAE System for Form Cutting of Modified Involute Helicals", Journal of Nanjing University of Science and Technology, No. 2, 1991, pp19-28, ISSN 1001-5159 [Chinese with English abstract]
    Lee, C. and Xiao, D., ''A Method for the Design of Forming Cutters for Machining Modified Involute Helical Gears'', Proceedings of the 29th International Conference MATADOR, UMIST, Manchester, UK, April 1992, pp 541-545, ISBN 0-333-55317-9
    Ellis, M., Xiao, D, Steen, W.M. and Lee, C., ''Variable Composition Laser Cladding of Copper Alloys'', Proceedings of the 30th International Conference MATADOR, UMIST, Manchester, UK, March 1993, pp 267-274, ISSN 0-333-59648-X
    Xiao, D., Lee, C., Ellis, M., Steen, W.M., Watkins, K.G. and Brown, W.P., ''Processing Aspects of Laser Cladding of Steel with Aluminium Alloy'', Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Production Research, ICPR '93, Lappeenraute University of Technology, Finland, August 1993, pp 203-204, ISBN ?
    Xiao, D., Ellis, M., Steen, W.M., Lee, C., Watkins, K.G. and Brown, W.P., ''Laser Cladding of Lead Bronze'', Proceedings of the 12th International Conference ICALEO '93, Orlando, USA, October 1993, pp 913-922, ISBN 0-91-203550-1.
    Xiao, D. and Lee, C., ''A Contact Point Method for the Design of Form Cutters for Helical Gears'', Transactions of ASME: Journal of Engineering for Industry, Vol. 116, No. 3, August 1994, pp 387-391, ISSN 0022-0817.
    Ellis, M., Xiao, D., Lee, C., Steen, W.M., Watkins, K.G. and Brown, W.P., ''Processing Aspects of Laser Cladding an Aluminium Alloy onto Steel'', Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 52, No. 1, May 1995, pp 55-67, ISSN 0924-0136.
    Case, K., Xiao, D. and Porter, J.M., ''Car Seat and Occupant Modelling Using CAD'', Advances in Manufacturing Technology IX, Stockton, D. and Wainwright, C. (eds), Taylor and Francis, 11th National Conference on Manufacturing Research, De Montfort University, Leicester, 1995, pp 149-153, ISBN 0-7484-0400-7.
    Xiao, D., "Optimum Design and Test for A Type of Hydrostatic Bearings", Journal of Nanjing University of Science and Technology, No. 3, 1986, pp76-87, ISSN 1001-5159 [Chinese with English abstract]
    Xiao, D., "Optimization Design and Experimental Investigation on A New Static Pressure Bearings", Journal of Machinery, No.9, 1986, pp10-16, ISSN 1000-4998 [Chinese](awarded the best paper 1981-86)
    Xiao, D., "Design of Variable Diameter Grinding Wheel and Experimental Investigation", Journal of Grinder and Grinding, No. 2, 1986, pp9-14, ISSN 1006-1282 [Chinese]
    Xiao, D., "Optimization Design of Hydrostatic Bearings of Gear Forming Grinder", Proc. of 1st National Annual Conference of Mechanical Design, Vol. 6, 1986, Beijing [Chinese]
    Xiao, D., "Design of Form Cutter Contours for Arbitrary Helicals in Contact Optimization Method", Journal of Nanjing University of Science and Technology, No. 3, 1989, pp1-9, ISSN 1001-5159 [Chinese with English abstract]
    Xiao, D. and Liang, X.C.,"Dispersed Points Approaching by Optimum Uniform and Tolerance Method", Journal of Chongqing University, No. 3, 1989, pp17-25, ISSN 1000-582x [Chinese with English abstract]
    Xiao, D. and Liang, X.C., "CAD/CAM of Form Cutters for Spiral Gears", Proc. of Chinese Society of Military Engineering '89, October, 1989 [Chinese]
    Xiao, D. and Liang, X.C., "Today and Future of Superabrasive Grinding Tools", Proc. of Chinese Society of Military Engineering '89, October, 1989 [Chinese]Xiao, D., Liang, X.C. and Zhang, J.S., "Errors and Compensation for Forming Cutting of Helicals", Journal of Chongqing University, No.5, 1990, pp7-14, ISSN 1000-582x [Chinese with English abstract]
    Xiao, D., and Liang, X.C., "Computer Aided Design of Forming Cutters for Modified Involute Helicals", Journal of Chongqing University, No. 1, 1990, pp13-22, ISSN 1000-582x [Chinese with English abstract]
    Xiao, D., Liang, X.C., and Zhan, J., "Development of Superabrasive Tools", Journal of Mechanical Engineers, No. 10, 1990, pp37-40, ISSN 1000-4327 [Chinese].

    Publications


    Funding

    Systems Engineering, Network Security, CAD/CAM/CNC, Rapid Prototyping, Biomechanics, Laser Materials Processes, Ergonomics, and Computer Integrated Manufacture System.


    Interests

    Portfolio




    EG5160, Mechanics and Mechanical Design

    EG4163, Engineering Practice and Introduction to CAD

    EG7131, Systems Engineering

    EG7121, Computer Communications

    EG7128, Communications Networks

    CAD/CAM/CNC
    Advanced CAM

    UG:

    BEng Hons Mechanical Engineering

    BEng Hons Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    BEng Hons Civil Engineering

    BSc Hons Electronic Engineering

    PG:

    MEng Hons Mechanical Engineering

    MEng Hons Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    PhD MPhil ACE

     

    Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

    Teaching