Publications, Talks & Awards


  1. Qiang Zou, Hsi-Yung Feng, On limitations of the witness configuration method for geometric constraint solving in CAD modeling. To Be Submitted.

  2. Qiang Zou, Length-optimal tool path planning for freeform surfaces with preferred feed directions, Computer-Aided Design. Under Review.

  3. Qiang Zou, Hsi-Yung Feng, A robust direct CAD modeling method for quadric B-rep models based on geometry- topology inconsistency tracking, Engineering with Computers. Under Review.

  4. Junhao Ding^, Qiang Zou^, Shuo Qu, Paulo Bartolo, Xu Song, Charlie C. L. Wang, STL-free digital design and manufacturing paradigm for high-precision selective laser melting, CIRP Annals. (^ Equal Contributions) Accepted, 2021.

  5. Shengjun Liu, Tao Liu, Qiang Zou, Weiming Wang, Eugeni L. Doubrovski, Charlie C. L. Wang, Memory-Efficient Modeling and Slicing of Large-Scale Adaptive Lattice Structures, ASME Trans. JCISE. Accepted, 2021.

  6. Qiang Zou, Robust and efficient tool path generation for machining low-quality mesh surfaces, International Journal of Production Research. Accepted, 2020.

  7. Cheng Su, Xin Jiang, Guanying Huo, Qiang Zou, Zhiming Zheng, Hsi-Yung Feng, Accurate model construction of deformed aero-engine blades for remanufacturing, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 106 (2020) 3239-3251.

  8. Qiang Zou, Hsi-Yung Feng,A decision-support method for information inconsistency resolution in direct modeling of CAD models, Advanced Engineering Informatics. 44 (2020) 101087.

  9. Qiang Zou, Hsi-Yung Feng,Variational B-rep model analysis for direct modeling using geometric perturbation, Journal of Computational Design and Engineering. 6 (4) (2019) 606-616.

  10. Qiang Zou, Hsi-Yung Feng, Push-pull direct modeling of solid CAD models, Advances in Engineering Software 127 (2019): 59-69.

  11. Jibin Zhao, Qiang Zou, Lun Li, Bo Zhou, Tool path planning based on conformal parameterization for meshes, Chinese Journal of Aeronautics 28 (5) (2015) 1555–1563.

  12. Qiang Zou, Juyong Zhang, Bailin Deng, Jibin Zhao, Iso-level tool path planning for free-form surfaces, Computer-Aided Design 53 (11) (2014) 117–125.

  13. Qiang Zou, Jibin Zhao, Yanguo Zhao, Guangbao Liu, Haiyang Jin, Geodesic based conformal mesh parameterization, Proceedings of SPIE, Fifth International Conference on Graphics and Image Processing. 2014.

  14. Qiang Zou, Jibin Zhao, Iso-parametric tool-path planning for point clouds, Computer-Aided Design 45 (11) (2013) 1459–1468.

  15. Jibin Zhao, Bo Zhong, Qiang Zou, Honjun Liu, Tool orientation planning for five-axis CNC machining of open free-form surfaces. Journal of Systems Science and Complexity 26 (5) (2013) 667–675.


  1. Direct Modeling for Computer Aided Design, State Key Lab of CAD&CG, Zhejiang University, Jan. 2020.

  2. Fabrication in Computer Graphics, G&GC Lab at school of mathematical sciences, USTC, May 2014.

  3. Iso-level Method: A New Framework for Tool Path Planning, Mid-term evaluation on the “973” project “Mathematics Mechanization and Digital Design and Manufacturing”, USTC, June 2013.

Selected Awards

  1. Faculty of Applied Science Graduate Award, UBC, 2014 & 2018

  2. Departmental Scholar, UBC, 2015

  3. UBC 4YF Doctoral Fellowship, UBC, 2014

  4. Academic Research Award, Liaoning Province, China, 2014