Dr. Xian-Xu 'Frank' BAI 白先旭
Associate Professor, Director of LASIS
Department of Vehicle Engineering
Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China
* bai (at) hfut.edu.cn
H Room 417, Gewu Building
Dr. Bai received his Ph.D. degree in Instrument Science and Technology from Chongqing University, Chongqing, in 2013. From August 2011 to December 2012, he was a joint PhD student in Prof. Norman M. Wereley’s Smart Structures Laboratory in University of Maryland, College Park, USA. In 2013, he joined Hefei University of Technology and founded Laboratory for Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (LASIS) in 2016. His research interests are focused in two areas. (i) Design, optimization, dynamics, and control of smart structures systems based on smart materials, including magnetorheological fluids/elastomers and magnetostrictive materials, applied to automotive and aerospace systems, and (ii) New mechatronics-based vehicle dynamics and control in emphasis on intelligent/automated vehicles.
has published over 30 peer-reviewed international journal articles and over 30
conference articles (refer to 1. Google Scholar and 2. ResearchGate). He is an inventor on 20 granted Chinese patents and 12
pending and 2 PCT US patents. He was awarded the ASME SMASIS Conference Best Student
Paper Award in Symposium 4 (2010), the Academic Pioneer of Chongqing University
of the Year 2010 (2011), SAE-China Suspension Conference Best Paper Award (2017), Nonlinear Vibration Conference Excellent Paper Award (2019).
Dr. Bai’s research has been funded under National Natural Science Foundation of
China as well as Key and Major Projects from Anhui Province and Chinese Ministry of
Dr. Bai serves as an Associate Editor of Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures and SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars: Electronic and Electrical Systems. He is also a Technical Committee Member of Active Materials Technology and Integrated Systems and Committee Member of Adaptive Structures and Materials
System Branch of Aerospace Division of ASME, and a Technical Committee Member of
Youth Division as well as Suspension Division of SAE of China. He is also a member of ASME (S’09, M’12), SAE-China (M’16), IEEE (M'17) and AUTO-E (M’17).