Professor of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Departmental Research Area
Design & Manufacturing, CAD/CAM
Individual Research Interest
Bio-CAD; Solid Modeling; Robust and gouge-free tool path generation algorithms for; multi-axis NC machining; Feature recognition; Modeling of sculptured and deformable objects especially garment; Motion planning in robotics; Computational algorithms and methodologies in bioengineering; Application of neural networks
Prof Tang has extensive industrial and research experiences in CAD/CAM and design and manufacturing automation software development. Before joining HKUST in June 2001, he had been a senior software specialist for ten years at Applicon Inc., U.S.A., with major responsibilities including technical analysis, algorithms design, and code implementation of solid modeling and NC software.