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Jahau Lewis Chen

Professor
Name Jahau Lewis Chen
Office 91721
TEL 886-6-275-7575 ext. 62166
FAX 886-6-235-2973
E-Mail jlchen@mail.ncku.edu.tw
Laboratory http://140.116.71.147/Lab/index.html
Education
  1. Ph.D. degree in Engineering Mechanics from University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, U.S.A. in 1987.
  2. M.E. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.A. in 1984,
  3. B.S. degree in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering from National Cheng Kung University in 1978,
Experience
  1. professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1994-08 ~ now.
  2. Guest Researcher, AIST (Tsukuba, Japan), Environmentally Conscious Design and Manufacturing System Group, Advanced Manufacturing Research Institute,2006-08 ~ 2006-09
  3. Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan. 1987-08 ~ 1994-07
  4. Technical Engineer at Taiwan Matsushita Electronics Company, Air-conditioner Compressor Department, 1981-08 ~ 1982-06
  5. Teaching Assistant at Private Su-Te Technical College, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 1980-08 ~ 1981-07
Expertise
  1. Optimal Design Method and Structural Optimization
  2. Product Design
  3. Artificial Intelligence in Design
  4. Innovative Design (TRIZ Method)
  5. Green Design (Eco-Design)
  6. Biomimetics Design
Service
Honors

1. Awarded as best short paper in Fourth International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Ecodesign05, Tokyo, Japan, 14th December, 2005.)

J. L. Chen, C. M. Chen, S.-B. Yen, J. Y. R. Chiou, S.F. Yeh, and C.-Y. Liu, “Toxic Potential Indicator (TPI) for Material Assessment in Automobile Industry”, Proceedings of Fourth International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing, Ecodesign05, IEEE, Tokyo, Japan, December 11-14, 2005. ( Best short paper award)

Patents
Publications

(A) Journal Papers

1. J. W. Hou and J. L. Chen, 1985 March, "Shape Optimization of Elastic Hollow Bars," Trans. ASME Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions, and Automation in Design, Vol. 107, No. 1, pp. 100-105.

 

 2. J. W. Hou, J. L. Chen, and J. S. Sheen, 1986 June, "Computational Method for Optimization of Structural Shapes, "AIAA Journal, Vol. 24, No. 6, pp. 1005-1012.

 

 3. P. Hajela and J. L. Chen, 1988 June, "Preliminary Weight Estimation of Conventional and Joined Wing Using Equivalent Beam Models," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 574-576.

 

 4. J. L. Chen and P. Hajela, 1988, "FEMOD: A Consultative Expert System for Finite Element Modeling," Journal of Computers and Structures, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 99-109.

 

 5. J. L. Chen and P. Hajela, 1989, "A Rule Based Approach to Optimum Design Modeling," Journal of Computers and Structures, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 117-128.

 

 6. J. L. Chen and P. Hajela, 1989, "OPSYN: A CAD Based Expert System for Optimum Structural Synthesis," Journal of Engineering Optimization, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp.267-286.

 

 7. J. L. Chen and W. -C. Hwang, 1989 December,  "The Application of AI/Expert System Technology in Computational Mechanics," The Chinese Journal of Mechanics, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 91-101.

 

 8. J. L. Chen, H. -S. Yan, and G. -Y. Shine, 1992 March, "An Expert System for Machine Screws Selection in Engineering Design," Expert Systems with Applications, An International Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 141-146.

 

 9. J. L. Chen and J. S. Ho, 1992, "Direct Variational Method for Sizing Design Sensitivity Analysis of Beam and Frame Structures," Journal of Computers and Structures, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 503-509.

 

10. J. L. Chen and Y. -C. Tsao, 1993 April, "Optimal Design of Machine Elements Using Genetic Algorithms," Journal of the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 193-199.

 

11. J. L. Chen and J. S. Ho, 1993 August, "Developing Computer-Aided Optimum Structural Design System by Using Commercial Finite Element Programs," Journal of Advances in Engineering Software, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 79-86.

 

12. J. L. Chen and C. -R. Lee, 1993 September, "Qualitative Programming Method for Qualitative Design Evaluation in the Conceptual Design Stage," Journal of Engineering Design, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 213-220.

 

13. J. L. Chen and W. C. Tsai, 1993 November, "Shape Optimization by Using Simulated Biological Growth Approaches," AIAA Journal, Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 2143-2147.

 

14. J. L. Chen and J. S. Ho, 1994 February, "A Comparative Study of Calculating Design Sensitivity Analysis by Using Commercial Finite Element Programs," Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, The International Journal of Applied Finite Elements and Computer Aided Engineering, Vol. 15, pp. 189-200.

 

15. J. L. Chen, S. H. Sun, and W. C. Hwang, 1995 May, "An Intelligent Data Base System for Composite Material Selection in Structural Design," Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 50, No. 5/6, pp. 935-946.

 

16. S. H. Sun and J. L. Chen, 1995 June,  "Computer Aided Strength Design Using Neural Networks," The Chinese Journal of Mechanics, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 161-165.

 

17. S. H. Sun and J. L. Chen, 1995 December,  "A Modular Fixture Design System Based on Case-Based Reasoning," The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.10, No.16, pp. 389-395.

 

18. B. P. Wang and J. L. Chen, 1996, "Application of Genetic Algorithm for the Support Location Optimization of Beams," Journal of Computers and Structures, Vol. 58, No. 4, pp. 797-800.

 

19. S. H. Sun and J. L. Chen, 1996, "A Case-Based Reasoning Fixture Design System," Journal of Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 533-540.

 

20. S. H. Sun and J. L. Chen, 1996, "An Index System for Modular Fixture Design: Applied to Case-Based Reasoning," International Journal of Production research, Vol. 34, No. 12, pp. 3487-3497.

 

21. C. H. Yan and J. L. Chen, 1999, "Computer-Aided Disassembly Process Design and Evaluation Method For Green Design", Journal of National Cheng Kung University, Vol. 34, Science, Engineering and Medicine Section, pp.13-34.(in Chinese)

 

22. C.-C. Liu and J. L. Chen, 2001, September, “A TRIZ Inventive Product Design Method without Contradiction Information,” The TRIZ Journal, September 2001, Paper No. 6, http://www.triz-journal.com

 

23. J. L. Chen and M. Yen, 2001, December, “Using Life Cycle Assessment for Product Design,” IGPA Newsletter, International Green Productivity Association, Vol. 3, No. 4, December 2001, pp. 7-10.

 

24. J. L. Chen and C.-C. Liu, 2001, “An Eco-Innovative Design Approach Incorporating the TRIZ Method without Contradiction Analysis”, Journal of Sustainable Product Design, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 263-272.

 

25. J. L. Chen and C.-W. Liau, 2003, June, “A Simplified Approach to LCA During the Product Design Stage,” IGPA Newsletter, International Green Productivity Association, Vol. 5, No. 2, June 2003, pp.3-6.

 

26. J. L. Chen and C.-C. Liu, 2003, “An Innovative Design Method by TRIZ Inventive Principles,” Journal of the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers., Vol. 24, N0. 2, pp. 139-145.

 

27. H.-T. Chang and J. L. Chen, 2003, “Eco-Innovative Examples for 40 TRIZ Inventive Principles”, The TRIZ Journal, August 2003.

 

28. C.-C. Liu and J. L. Chen, 2003 The Application of TRIZ Inventive Principles in Eco-Innovative Design"Industry Pollution Prevention Quarterly, No. 85, January 2003, pp. 164-174. (in Chinese)

 

29. H.-T. Chang and J. L. Chen, 2004, "The Study of Contradiction Problem Solving Method -The Application of Extension Method and TRIZ Method for Product Eco-Innovative Design", to appear in Industrial Engineering. (in Chinese)

 

30. H.-T. Chang and J. L. Chen, 2004, “Topology Optimization on Frames of Electric Motorcycles”, International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 191-202.( EI)

 

31. H.-T. Chang and J. L. Chen, 2004, “An Approach Combining Extension Method with TRIZ for Innovative Product Design”, Journal of the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers., Vol. 25, N0. 1, pp. 13-22.

 

32. H.-T. Chang and J. L. Chen, 2004, “The conflict-problem-solving CAD software integrating TRIZ into eco-innovation”, Journal of the Advance in Engineering Software, Vol. 35, pp. 553-566.

 

33. J. L. Chen, 2004, September, “Eco-Design Method Based on TRIZ,” IGPA Newsletter, International Green Productivity Association, Vol. 6, No.3, September 2004, pp. 9-13.

 

34. S.-H. Sun and J. L. Chen, 2007/12, “Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Methodology based on CBR Algorithm for Modular Fixture Design,” Journal of the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers., Vol. 28, N0.6, pp. 593-604

 

35. H.-T. Hsieh and J. L. Chen, 2008, “The Influence of Mechanical Properties and Welding Parameters on Friction Stir Welding in Extruded 6061-T6 Alloy Launch Box Manufacture”, Materials Transactions  (The Japan Institute of Light Metals),  Vol.  49, No. 10, pp. 2179-2184.

 

36. J. L. Chen and T.-Y. Lin, 2009, The Comparison of Factor X Indicator Methods for Eco-design Improvement Assessment of Eco-products”,Chemical technologyVol. 192, No. 3, pp.126-136. (In Chinese)

 

37. H.-T. Hsieh and J. L. Chen, 2009, The Influence of Welding Parameters on Friction Stir Welding to Shape change and Shrinkage of Aluminum Alloy Welding”,Welding and Cutting, Vol. 19, No. 1, pp.52-57. (In Chinese)

 

38. L. H. Shih, J. L. Chen, J.-C. Tu, T.C. Kuo, A. H. Hu, and S.L. Lin, 2009, “An Integrated Approach for Product Service System Development (I): Design Phase,” Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management, Vol. 19, No. 4.

 

39. L. H. Shih, A. H. Hu, S.L. Lin, J. L. Chen, J.-C. Tu, and T.C. Kuo, 2009, “An Integrated Approach for Product Service System Development (II: Evaluation Phase,” Journal of Environmental Engineering and Management, Vol. 19, No. 4.

 

40. S.-B. Yen and J. L. Chen, 2009/06, “Calculation of a Toxic Potential Indicator by Using Chinese Language Material Safety Data Sheets,” Journal of Industrial Ecology, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 455-466.

 

41.  H.-T. Hsieh and J. L. Chen, 2010, "Using TRIZ Methods in Friction Stir Welding Design", International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 46, No. 9, pp. 1085-1102.

 

42. . C. J. Yang and J. L. Chen, 2011, “Accelerating Preliminary Eco-innovation Design for Products that Integrates Case-Based Reasoning and TRIZ method,” Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 19, pp. 998-1006,

 

43. C. J. Yang and J. L. Chen, 2012, “Energy-saving Eco-innovation Using Eco-product Cases with CBR and TRIZ Tools,” Journal of the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers., Vol. 33, No.4, pp. 507-515.

 

44. C. J. Yang and J. L. Chen, 2012, “Forecasting the Design of Eco-Products by Integrating TRIZ Evolution Patterns with CBR and Simple LCA Methods,” Expert Systems With Applications. Vol. 39, pp. 2884-2892.

 

45. W. – C. Chen and J. L. Chen, 2012, “Eco-innovation design method: Eco-ARIZ,” Journal of the Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers. (accepted),