Researcher Portfolio

Luo Ming (Dr)
Senior Scientist I
6510 1615
Manufacturing Execution and Control
Introduction:Dr Ming Luo is a Research Scientist in Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology. Her research interests include computational intelligence for optimization in industrial applications, manufacturing event management; event data based diagnosis and prognosis for manufacturing systems. She received her PhD from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 1998. She has more than 15 years of industry experience in the field of data and system modeling, Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) and supervisory control system design and development. She is an experienced project leader and led in-house and collaboration research project in the area of data mining for fault diagnosis and prediction, computational intelligence based optimization algorithm for dynamic resource allocation. Her areas of expertise include system analysis and data modeling for manufacturing shop floor systems, system architecture design, database design, and rule based event management system and computational intelligence for data mining.
Research Interest:Computational intelligence for optimisation and industrial applications, manufacturing event management, dynamic knowledge-based systems, and event data based diagnosis and prognosis for manufacturing systems
BioNotes:Ph.D 1998 Nanyang Technological University in System Modeling and Analysis

M.A. 1991 Eastern Michigan University in Mathematics and Computer Science

B. E. 1982 South China University of Technology in Electrical Engineering
Publications:M. Yu, D. Wang, M. Luo and L. Huang, "Prognosis of Hybrid Systems With Multiple Incipient Faults: Augmented Global Analytical Redundancy Relations Approach", IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part A-Systems and Humans, vol. 41(3), pp. 540-551 (May-2011)

C. Low, D. Wang, A. Shai and M. Luo, "Quantitative hybrid bond graph-based fault detection and isolation", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 7(3), pp. 558-569 (Jul-2010)

M. Yu, M. Luo, D. Wang, S. Arogeti and X. Zhang, "Simultaneous fault and mode switching identification for hybrid systems based on particle swarm optimization ", Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 7(4), pp. 3000-3012 (Apr-2010)

M. Luo, D. H. Zhang, L. L. Aw and F. L. Lewis, "Identification of Precursory Alarm Sequence Patterns for Predicting Equipment Failures Using Ant Colony-Based Algorithm ", International Journal of COMADEM, vol. 13(2), pp. 34-45 (APR-2010)

J.H. Zhou, Z.W. Zhong, M. Luo, C. Shao, Wavelet-based Correlation Modeling for Health Assessment of Fluid Dynamic Bearings in Brushless DC Motors, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (2008) DOI 10.1007/s00170-008-1508-3.

J. Sanjay, F.C. Ngai, M.A. Khin and M. Luo, “Virtual factory: an integrated approach to manufacturing systems modeling”, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, (MCB University Press, UK), Vol. 21 Numbers 5/6, (2001).

C.L. Ang, M. Luo and R.K.L Gay , “A knowledge-based approach to the generation of IDEF0 models”, International Journal of Production Researches., Vol. 35 (5), pp. 1384-1412, (1997).

M. Luo, C.L. Ang and R.K.L. Gay , “A structured methodology for the effective generation of IDEF0 models”, International Journal of Information Technology., (1995).

C.L. Ang, M. Luo and R.K.L Gay, “Development of a knowledge-based manufacturing modeling system based on IDEF0 for the metal-cutting industry”, International Journal of Production Economics., pp. 267-281, (1994).

C.L. Ang, M. Luo and R.K.L Gay, “Automatic generation of IDEF model”, Journal of Intelligent manufacturing., pp. 79-92, (1994).

M. Yu, M. Luo, S. Arogeti, D. Wang and X. Zhang, "Fault and mode switching identification for hybrid systems with application to electro-hydraulic system in vehicles", Book Chapter (invited), Intelligent Unmanned Systems: Theory and Applications. Studies in Computational Intelligence (SCI) series, Editors: Budiyono, A., Bambang, R and Joelianto, E., Springer-Verlag, Jan 2009, ISBN 978-3-642-00263-2, pp. 257-276.

M. Luo, L. W. Tay, L. Q. Zhuang, Y. Z. Zhao, C. H. Tan, D. H. Zhang, J. H. Zhou and M. M. Wong, "Event-driven Service Oriented Framework for Integrative Serviceability Management of Networked Manufacturing Systems", The 2009 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 14-17 July 2009, Suntec, Singapore.

J. H. Zhou, D. H. Zhang, A. A. Shai, M. Luo and D. W. Wang, "iDiagnosis & Prognosis - An Intelligent Platform for Complex Manufacturing", IEEE Advanced intelligent mechatronics, 14-Jul-2009 to 16-Jul-2009, Singapore, vol. WB5.3, pp. 405-410.

S. H. Ling, S. C. Lau, M. Luo and S. S. Ge, "Dynamic Resource Allocation with Machine Degradation using Decentralized Multi-Agent Approach", 2009 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 14-Jul-2009 to 17-Jul-2009, Suntec Convention and Exhibition Center, Singapore, vol. 2, pp. 1176-1181.

M. Luo, W. Liu, L. L. Aw, T. J. Ng and J. B. Zhang, "Evaluation of enabling RFID technology on the operation visibility in MRO plant", The 4th IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications (ICIEA 2009), 25-27 May 2009, Xi'an, China.

Chang Boon Low, Danwei Wang, Shai Arogeti, Ming Luo, "Fault Parameter Estimation for Hybrid Systems using Hybrid Bond Graph", Proceedings of IEEE Multi-Conferences on Systems and Control, July 8-10, 2009, Saint Petersburg, Russia, Vol.2, pp. 1338-1343.

I.R. WIOR, Z.J. ZHAO, M. LUO, J.B. ZHANG, S.S. GE, H.C. LAU, Conceptual framework of a dynamic resource allocation test bed and its practical realization with ProModel, 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, Part of 2009 IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control, Saint Petersburg, Russia, July 8-10, 2009, Vol.2, pp.1613-1618

Z. J. Zhao,J. Y. Kim, M. Luo, H. C. Lau,S. S. Ge,J. B. Zhang, "A Heuristic Method for Job-Shop Scheduling with an Infinite Wait Buffer - From One-Machine to Multi-Machine Problems", the 2008 IEEE International Conferences on Cybernetics & Intelligent Systems (CIS) and Robotics, Automation & Mechatronics (RAM) (CIS-RAM 2008), 3-6 Jun 2008, Chengdu, China.

M. Luo, D. Zhang, Y.Z. Zhao, X. Li, "Categorical Data Analysis for Equipment Failure Analysis", The 34th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2008), 10-Nov-2008 to 13-Nov-2008, Orlando, Florida, USA, pp. 1473-1478, vol. 1

R. Zhou,C. H. Tan,M. Luo,J. B. Zhang, "Self-organized Manufacturing Resource Management: An Ant-Colony Inspired Approach", International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (ICARCV), 17-Dec-2008 to 20-Dec-2008, Hanoi, Vietnam, pp. 904-909, vol. 1

J. H. Zhou, M. Luo, Q. Shao and Z. W. Zhong, Fluid Dynamic Bearing Wear Detection in Brushless DC Motor Using Wavelet-based Correlation Modelling, WCEAM 2007, 11-Jun-2007 to 14-Jun-2007, Harrogate, United Kingdom, vol. 1, pp. 2249-2258

X. Li, M. Luo, X. W. Yang and Z. W. Zhong, Application of Neural Network for Prediction of Slip Free Temperature Offsets in Semiconductor Epitaxial Process , Second World Congress on Engineering Asset Management and the Fourth International Conference on Condition Monitoring, 11-Jun-2007 to 14-Jun-2007, Harrogate, UK, vol. 1, pp. 1250-1258

M. Luo, J. B. Zhang, M. M. Wong, L. Q. Zhuang, K. C. Ng, Computational Intelligent Approaches for Improving Serviceability of Material Handing Systems, 4th International IEEE Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN '06), 16-Aug-2006 to 18-Aug-2006, Singapore, pp. 218-223, vol. 1

M. Luo, K. C. Ng, D. H. Zhang, J. B. Zhang, Ant Colony Based Algorithm to Identify Alarm Patterns For Predicting Equipment Failures, The 32nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON'06) , 07-Nov-2006 to 10-Nov-2006, Paris, FRANCE

M. Luo, K.C. Ng, J.B. Zhang, M.M.Wong , L.Q. Zhuang and S.W. Aung “A Heuristic Approach to Auto-Recovery in a Supervisory Control of Heterogeneous Automatic Equipment for Material Handling”, the 31th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON'05), Raleigh , USA, 6-10 Nov 2005, pp. 2325-2330.

M. Luo, D. Wang, M. Pham, C.B. Low, J.B. Zhang, D.H. Zhang and Y.Z. Zhao, “Model-Based Fault Diagnosis/Prognosis for Wheeled Mobile Robots: A Review”, the 31th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON'05), Raleigh , USA, 6-10 Nov 2005, pp. 2367-2272.

D.H. Zhang, J.B. Zhang, M. Luo, Y.Z. Zhao and M.M. Wong, “Proactive Health Management for Automated Equipment: From Diagnostics to Prognostics”, International Conference On Control, Automation, Robotics And Vision (ICARCV 2004), Kunming, China, 6-9 December 2004.

M. Luo, D.H. Zhang, Y.Z. Zhao, and J.B. Zhang, “A Structured Methodology for Development of Anticipative Event Management Systems with Self-Recovery Capability”, Proceedings of The 30th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Busan, Korea, 8-11 November 2004, FB7-32.

Y.Z. Zhao, J.B. Zhang, D.H. Zhang and M. Luo, “Using Neural Nets in Rule Discovery for Intelligent Equipment Maintenance, Diagnosis and Prognosis”, IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2004), France, May 2004, pp. 477-482.

D.H. Zhang, J.B. Zhang, M. Luo, Y. Tang and L.Q. Zhuang, “A Reference Architecture and Functional Model for Monitoring and Diagnosis of Large Automated Systems”, The 9th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA'2003), Lisbon (Portugal), 16-19 Sept 2003, pp. II.516-II.523.

M. Luo, J.B. Zhang, D.H. Zhang, Y.Z. Zhao and B. Ng, “A Conceptual Architecture of Anticipative Event Management System for Manufacturing”, IEEE 4th International Conference on Control and Automation 2003 (ICCA'03), Montreal, CANADA, June 2003, Vol. 1, pp. 844-848.

S. Jain, N.F. Choong, K. M. Aye and M. Luo, “Towards Implementing a Virtual Factory", Proceedings of the International Conference on Agile, Intelligent and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, October 1998.
Awards:Recipient of IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards for A Mission-critical Self-recoverable Cargo Operation Control System for SATS Airfreight Terminal 6, Singapore, 2003.

Approved Ph. D supervisor for AGS students by A*STAR Singapore 2007

Approved MSc supervisor for WMG EBM programme of the University of Warwick UK, 2008

Recipient of A*STAR borderless award for Medtech Manufacturing initiative in 2010