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Xianguo Li

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Contact InformationXianguo Li

Phone: 519-888-4567 x36843
Location: ERC 3021

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Biography Summary

Xianguo Li is a Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Professor at the University of Waterloo.

Professor Li's main research interests and activities are in the area of thermal fluid/science, including energy systems and energy storage, various energy conversion devices, propulsion and power generation systems, aerosol generation and applications, and transportation fuel cell and battery systems. These research projects involve thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, hydrodynamic stability, multiphase flow, heat and mass transfer, liquid atomization and sprays, combustion, power generation and propulsion systems.

Professor Li is also the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Energy, which established the International Green Energy Conference series and launched the annual review series Progress in Green Energy. He is currently serving on the editorial board of dozens of international scientific/technical journals, book series on fuel cells and energy systems, as well as an encyclopaedia on Energy Engineering and Technology.

Professor Li is a fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada and a fellow of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), and serves as the CSME Division Chair for the Advanced Energy Systems technical division.

Research Interests

  • Fuel Cells
  • Spray Dynamics
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Heat And Mass Transfer
  • Power Generation
  • Propulsion Systems
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fire Suppression
  • Energy
  • Automotive
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Digital Design And Fabrication Technologies
  • Alternative Fuel
  • Hybrid And Electric Vehicles
  • Energy Storage
  • Power Systems
  • Renewable Energy

Education

  • 1989, Doctorate, Mechanical Engineering, Northweste University
  • 1986, Master's, Mechanical Engineering, Northweste University
  • 1982, Bachelor's, Thermal Energy Engineering, Tianjin University

Courses

  • ME 353 - Heat Transfer 1

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Tribou, Michael J and Wang, David WL and Waslander, Steven L, Degenerate motions in multicamera cluster SLAM with non-overlapping fields of view, Image and Vision Computing, 50, 2016, 27 - 41
  • Gharibi, Mirmojtaba and Boutaba, Raouf and Waslander, Steven L, Internet of drones, IEEE Access, 4, 2016, 1148 - 1162
  • Li, Xiaobin and Xu, Xiangming and Xu, Wang and Zhou, Qiusheng and Qi, Tiangui and Liu, Guihua and Peng, Zhihong and Cui, Yuanfa and Li, Jianpu, Ca 3- x (Fe, Mn) x WO 6 (0< x≤ 1) prepared from tungsten-containing materials and its leachability in aqueous ammonium carbonate solution, International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 57, 2016, 93 - 100
  • Ahuja, Siddhant and Iles, Peter and Waslander, Steven L, Three-dimensional Scan Registration using Curvelet Features in Planetary Environments, Journal of Field Robotics, 33(2), 2016, 243 - 259
  • Li, Yuxia and Wang, Xiaoni and Li, Yongqiu and Sun, Yu and Sheng, Can and Li, Hongyan and Li, Xuanyu and Yu, Yang and Chen, Guanqun and Hu, Xiaochen and others, Abnormal Resting-State Functional Connectivity Strength in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Its Conversion to Alzheimer’s Disease, Neural plasticity, 2016, 2015
  • Tribou, Michael J and Harmat, Adam and Wang, David WL and Sharf, Inna and Waslander, Steven L, Multi-camera parallel tracking and mapping with non-overlapping fields of view, The International Journal of Robotics Research, 2015
  • Mathew, Neil and Smith, Stephen L and Waslander, Steven L, Multirobot rendezvous planning for recharging in persistent tasks, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 31(1), 2015, 128 - 142
  • Akhtar, Adeel and Nielsen, Christopher and Waslander, Steven L, Path following using dynamic transverse feedback linearization for car-like robots, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 31(2), 2015, 269 - 279
  • Mathew, Neil and Smith, Stephen L and Waslander, Steven L, Planning paths for package delivery in heterogeneous multirobot teams, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 12(4), 2015, 1298 - 1308
  • Daly, John M and Ma, Yan and Waslander, Steven L, Coordinated landing of a quadrotor on a skid-steered ground vehicle in the presence of time delays, Autonomous Robots, 38(2), 2015, 179 - 191
  • Chen, Kaiwei and Unsworth, Grant and Li, Xianguo, Measurements of heat generation in prismatic Li-ion batteries, Journal of Power Sources, 261, 2014, 28 - 37
  • Waslander, Steven and Das, Arun and Haley, Mark, 3D Mapping in Tunnel Environments: Maximizing Mission Range, Progress and Communication in Sciences, 1(2), 2014, 46 - 51
  • Kasaiezadeh, Alireza and Khajepour, Amir and Waslander, Steven L, Spiral bacterial foraging optimization method: algorithm, evaluation and convergence analysis, Engineering Optimization, 46(4), 2014, 439 - 464
  • Tribou, Michael J and Waslander, Steven L and Wang, David WL, Scale recovery in multicamera cluster SLAM with non-overlapping fields of view, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 126, 2014, 53 - 66
  • Chen, Kaiwei and Li, Xianguo, Accurate determination of battery discharge characteristics--A comparison between two battery temperature control methods, Journal of Power Sources, 247, 2014, 961 - 966
  • Das, Arun and Waslander, Steven L, Scan registration using segmented region growing NDT, The International Journal of Robotics Research, 33(13), 2014, 1645 - 1663
  • Twynstra, Matthew G and Daun, Kyle J and Waslander, Steven L, Line-of-sight-attenuation chemical species tomography through the level set method, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 143, 2014, 25 - 34
  • Ahuja, Siddhant and Waslander, Steven L, Scan registration using the normal distributions transform with region growing clustering for point-sampled 3d surfaces, AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, 2014
  • Peng, Juan and Sheng, Chenhang and Shi, Jifeng and Li, Xifeng and Zhang, Jianhua, High-k titanium--aluminum oxide dielectric films prepared by inorganic--organic hybrid solution, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 71(3), 2014, 458 - 463
  • Yuan, Xiaochen and Histon, Jonathan M and Waslander, Steven, Survey of Operators’ Information Requirements on Individually Operated Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 58(1), 2014, 36 - 40
  • Servos, James and Waslander, Steven L, Using RGB Information to Improve NDT Distribution Generation and Registration Convergence, Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Unmanned Systems, 10, 2014
  • Li, Xiaobin and Yu, Shunwen and Liu, Nan and Chen, Yongkun and Qi, Tiangui and Zhou, Qiusheng and Liu, Guihua and Peng, Zhihong, Dissolution behavior of sodium titanate in sodium aluminate solutions at elevated temperatures, Hydrometallurgy, 147, 2014, 73 - 78
  • Yuan, Xiaochen and Histon, Jonathan M and Waslander, Steven, Survey of Operators’ Unmanned Aircraft Systems Experience, Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 58(1), 2014, 31 - 35
  • Li, Jin and Li, Xiaojin and Yu, Shuchun and Hao, Jinkai and Lu, Wangting and Shao, Zhigang and Yi, Baolian, Porous polybenzimidazole membranes doped with phosphoric acid: Preparation and application in high-temperature proton-exchange-membrane fuel cells, Energy Conversion and Management, 85, 2014, 323 - 327
  • Yu, Shuchun and Li, Xiaojin and Liu, Sa and Hao, Jinkai and Shao, Zhigang and Yi, Baolian, Study on hydrophobicity loss of the gas diffusion layer in PEMFCs by electrochemical oxidation, Rsc Advances, 4(8), 2014, 3852 - 3856
  • Das, Arun and Diu, Michael and Mathew, Neil and Scharfenberger, Christian and Servos, James and Wong, Andy and Zelek, John S and Clausi, David A and Waslander, Steven L, Mapping, planning, and sample detection strategies for autonomous exploration, Journal of Field Robotics, 31(1), 2014, 75 - 106
  • Zou, Jingtao and Yu, Xiaofeng and Qu, Shaochun and Li, Xuwen and Jin, Yongri and Sui, Dayuan, Protective effect of total flavonoids extracted from the leaves of Murraya paniculata (L.) Jack on diabetic nephropathy in rats, Food and Chemical Toxicology, 64, 2014, 231 - 237
  • Zamel, Nada and Li, Xianguo, Effective transport properties for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells--with a focus on the gas diffusion layer, Progress in energy and combustion science, 39(1), 2013, 111 - 146
  • Unsworth, Grant and Dong, Lu and Li, Xianguo, Improved experimental method for measuring gas diffusivity through thin porous media, AIChE Journal, 59(4), 2013, 1409 - 1419
  • Karimi, G and Li, X, Thermal management of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, International Journal of Energy Research, 37(1), 2013, 13 - 24
  • Yu, Shuchun and Li, Xiaojin and Li, Jin and Liu, Sa and Lu, Wangting and Shao, Zhigang and Yi, Baolian, Study on hydrophobicity degradation of gas diffusion layer in proton exchange membrane fuel cells, Energy Conversion and Management, 76, 2013, 301 - 306
  • Qin, Yanzhou and Li, Xianguo and Du, Qing and Yin, Yan and Jiao, Kui, Effect of wettability on water removal from the gas diffusion layer surface in a novel proton exchange membrane fuel cell flow channel, international journal of hydrogen energy, 38(29), 2013, 12879 - 12885
  • Jiao, Kui and Zhou, Yibo and Du, Qing and Yin, Yan and Yu, Shuhai and Li, Xianguo, Numerical simulations of carbon monoxide poisoning in high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells with various flow channel designs, Applied energy, 104, 2013, 21 - 41
  • Yuan, Xiaochen and Histon, Jonathan and Burns, Catherine and Waslander, Steven and Dizaji, Reza, Controller--Pilot Communications in the presence of Asynchronous UAS Radar Surveillance Data, Proceedings of the 17th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, 2013
  • Zhou, Yibo and Jiao, Kui and Du, Qing and Yin, Yan and Li, Xianguo, Gas diffusion layer deformation and its effect on the transport characteristics and performance of proton exchange membrane fuel cell, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38(29), 2013, 12891 - 12903
  • Li, Xiaobin and Li, Jianpu and Zhou, Qiusheng and Peng, Zhihong and Liu, Guihua and Qi, Tiangui, Direct Hydrothermal Precipitation of Pyrochlore-Type Tungsten Trioxide Hemihydrate from Alkaline Sodium Tungstate Solution, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 43(2), 2012, 221 - 228
  • Chan, Carl and Zamel, Nada and Li, Xianguo and Shen, Jun, Experimental measurement of effective diffusion coefficient of gas diffusion layer/microporous layer in PEM fuel cells, Electrochimica Acta, 65, 2012, 13 - 21
  • ZHOU, Qiusheng and ZHANG, Yongkang and QU, Xueli and LIU, Guihua and PENG, Zhihong and QI, Tiangui and LI, Xiaobin, Remediation mechanism of chromium-contaminated soils by adding sodium acetate [J], Environmental Pollution & Control, 5, 2012
  • Bristow, Michele and Erkorkmaz, Kaan and Huissoon, Jan Paul and Jeon, Soo and Owen, William S and Waslander, Steven L and Stubley, Gordon D, A control systems concept inventory test design and assessment, IEEE Transactions on Education, 55(2), 2012, 203 - 212
  • Jiao, Kui and Li, Xianguo and Yin, Yan and Zhou, Yibo and Yu, Shuhai and Du, Qing, Effects of various operating conditions on the hydrogen absorption processes in a metal hydride tank, Applied Energy, 94, 2012, 257 - 269
  • Mukherjee, Prasenjit and Waslander, Steven L, Direct adaptive feedback linearization for quadrotor control, Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, 2012, 2012 - 4917
  • Unsworth, Grant and Zamel, Nada and Li, Xianguo, Through-plane thermal conductivity of the microporous layer in a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell, international journal of hydrogen energy, 37(6), 2012, 5161 - 5169
  • Li, Jin and Li, Xiaojin and Zhao, Yun and Lu, Wangting and Shao, Zhigang and Yi, Baolian, High-Temperature Proton-Exchange-Membrane Fuel Cells Using an Ether-Containing Polybenzimidazole Membrane as Electrolyte, ChemSusChem, 5(5), 2012, 896 - 900
  • Ke, Changchun and Li, Jin and Li, Xiaojin and Shao, Zhigang and Yi, Baolian, Protic ionic liquids: an alternative proton-conducting electrolyte for high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells, RSC Advances, 2(24), 2012, 8953 - 8956
  • Tribou, Michael J and Akhtar, Adeel and Waslander, Steven L, Relative position-based visual servoing control for quadrotors, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference (Minneapolis, Minnesota), AIAA Paper, 5049, 2012, 13 - 16
  • Saha, Kaushik and Abu-Ramadan, Ehab and Li, Xianguo, Multicomponent evaporation model for pure and blended biodiesel droplets in high temperature convective environment, Applied energy, 93, 2012, 71 - 79
  • Mathew, Neil and Waslander, Steven and Smith, Stephen, Graph-Based Approaches to Rendezvous in Multi-agent Systems, About SAIS 2012 4 Program Committee 5 Sponsors 7 SAIS 2012 Program 8 Invited Talks 10, 2012
  • Alaefour, Ibrahim and Karimi, G and Jiao, Kui and Li, X, Measurement of current distribution in a proton exchange membrane fuel cell with various flow arrangements--a parametric study, Applied energy, 93, 2012, 80 - 89
  • Das, Arun and Waslander, Steven L, Entropy based keyframe selection for Multi-Camera Visual SLAM, Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on, January 2015, 3676 - 3681
  • Mohajerin, Nima and Waslander, Steven L, Modelling a Quadrotor Vehicle Using a Modular Deep Recurrent Neural Network, Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), 2015 IEEE International Conference on, January 2015, 376 - 381
  • Song, Sirui and Wong, Andy and Huissoon, Jan and Waslander, Steven L, Autonomous Vehicle Control Near the Limit of Friction, 2015 IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, January 2015, 1008 - 1013
  • Smart, Michael and Waslander, Steven L, Stereo Augmented Detection of Lane Marking Boundaries, 2015 IEEE 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, January 2015, 2491 - 2496
  • Ling, Kevin and Chow, Derek and Das, Arun and Waslander, Steven L, Autonomous maritime landings for low-cost vtol aerial vehicles, Computer and Robot Vision (CRV), 2014 Canadian Conference on, January 2014, 32 - 39
  • Ahuja, Siddhant and Waslander, Steven L, 3D Scan Registration Using Curvelet Features, Computer and Robot Vision (CRV), 2014 Canadian Conference on, January 2014, 77 - 83
  • Abeywardena, Dinuka and Wang, Zhan and Dissanayake, Gamini and Waslander, Steven L and Kodagoda, Sarath, Model-aided state estimation for quadrotor micro air vehicles amidst wind disturbances, 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, January 2014, 4813 - 4818
  • Mohajerin, Nima and Histon, Jonathan and Dizaji, Reza and Waslander, Steven L, Feature extraction and radar track classification for detecting UAVs in civillian airspace, 2014 IEEE Radar Conference, January 2014, 0674 - 0679
  • Song, Sirui and Chun, Michael Chi Kam and Huissoon, Jan and Waslander, Steven L, Pneumatic trail based slip angle observer with Dugoff tire model, 2014 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium Proceedings, January 2014, 1127 - 1132
  • Sancar, Feyyaz Emre and Fidan, Baris and Huissoon, Jan P and Waslander, Steven L, MPC based collaborative adaptive cruise control with rear end collision avoidance, 2014 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium Proceedings, January 2014, 516 - 521
  • Mohajerin, Nima and Waslander, Steven L, Modular deep Recurrent Neural Network: Application to quadrotors, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), January 2014, 1374 - 1379
  • Das, Arun and Waslander, Steven L, Outlier rejection for visual odometry using parity space methods, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), January 2014, 3613 - 3618
  • Servos, James and Waslander, Steven L, Multi channel generalized-ICP, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), January 2014, 3644 - 3649
  • Mathew, Neil and Smith, Stephen L and Waslander, Steven L, A graph-based approach to multi-robot rendezvous for recharging in persistent tasks, Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013 IEEE International Conference on, January 2013, 3497 - 3502
  • Das, Arun and Servos, James and Waslander, Steven L, 3D scan registration using the normal distributions transform with ground segmentation and point cloud clustering, Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2013 IEEE International Conference on, January 2013, 2207 - 2212
  • Twynstra, Matthew G and Daun, Kyle J and Waslander, Steven L, Laser Absorption Tomography Reconstruction through the Level Set Method, ICHMT DIGITAL LIBRARY ONLINE, January 2013
  • Scharfenberger, Christian and Waslander, Steven L and Zelek, John S and Clausi, David A, Existence detection of objects in images for robot vision using saliency histogram features, Computer and Robot Vision (CRV), 2013 International Conference on, January 2013, 75 - 82
  • Servos, James and Smart, Michael and Waslander, Steven L, Underwater stereo SLAM with refraction correction, 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, January 2013, 3350 - 3355
  • Akhtar, Adeel and Waslander, Steven L and Nielsen, Christopher, Fault tolerant path following for a quadrotor, 52nd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, January 2013, 847 - 852
  • Chen, Peiyi and Fischmeister, Sebastian and Reidemeister, Thomas and Rizwan, Yassir and Waslander, Steven, Demo abstract—Hexacopters for everyone: Online access to advanced robotics platforms for your research, Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), 2013 ACM/IEEE International Conference on, January 2013, 247 - 247
  • Akhtar, Adeel and Waslander, Steven L and Nielsen, Christopher, Path following for a quadrotor using dynamic extension and transverse feedback linearization, 2012 IEEE 51st IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), January 2012, 3551 - 3556
  • Chen, Peiyi and Das, Arun and Mukherjee, Prasenjit and Waslander, Steven, Way-point navigation for a skid-steer vehicle in unknown environments, IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging, January 2012
  • Daly, John M and Tribou, Michael J and Waslander, Steven L, A nonlinear path following controller for an underactuated unmanned surface vessel, 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, January 2012, 82 - 87
  • Das, Arun and Waslander, Steven L, Scan registration with multi-scale K-means normal distributions transform, 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, January 2012, 2705 - 2710
  • Das, Arun and Kumar, Devinder and El Bably, Abdelhamid and Waslander, Steven L, Taming the north: Multi-camera parallel tracking and mapping in snow-laden environments, Field and Service Robotics, , 359 manuscript pages
  • Mathew, Neil and Smith, Stephen L and Waslander, Steven L, Optimal path planning in cooperative heterogeneous multi-robot delivery systems, Algorithmic Foundations of Robotics XI, , 423 manuscript pages
  • Waslander, Steven L, Unmanned aerial and ground vehicle teams: Recent work and open problems, Autonomous control systems and vehicles, , 36 manuscript pages
  • Fergus, Jeffrey and Hui, Rob and Li, Xianguo and Wilkinson, David P and Zhang, Jiujun, Solid oxide fuel cells: materials properties and performance,