◆ 2018-present Southern University of Science and Technology Adjunct Professor
◆ 2013-present Northwestern Polytechnical University Vice Dean, School of Mechanical Engineering
◆ 2010-present Northwestern Polytechnical University Professor
◆ 2008-2010 University of Hongkong Senior Research Fellow
◆ 2007-2010 Xi’an Jiaotong University Associate Professor
◆ 2005-2007 University of Hongkong Postdoctoral Scholar
◆ 2002-2005 Xi’an Jiaotong University Ph.D.
◆ 1999-2002 Xi’an Jiaotong University M.S.
◆ 1995-1999 Xi’an Jiaotong University B.S.
Yingfeng Zhang has hosted 2 NSFC projects, 1 sub-topic of the National High-tech R&D Program (863 Program), etc. He has published over 50 journal and conference papers recently and over 40 have been indexed in SCI-E. He has received over 2000 citations on Google Scholar. He is the Elsevier Highly Cited Scholar in China since 2014 in the field of industrial engineering and manufacturing.
 Zhang, Y.F.*, Zhu, Z.F., Lv, J.X. (2018) CPS-Based smart control model for shopfloor material handling, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 14 (4), 1764-1775.
 Zhang, Y.F.*, Qian, C., Lv, J.X., Liu, Y. (2017) Agent and cyber-physical system based self-organizing and self-adaptive intelligent shopfloor, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 13 (2), 737-747.
 Zhang, Y.F*., Wang, W.B., Wu, N.Q., Qian, C. (2016) IoT-enabled Real-time Production Performance Analysis and Exception Diagnosis Model, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 13(3), 1318-1332.
 Zhang, Y.F.*, Zhang, G., Liu, Y., Hu, D. (2017) Research on services encapsulation and virtualization access model of machine for cloud manufacturing, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, DOI: 10.1007/s10845-015-1064-2.
 Zhang, Y.F.*, Ren, S., Liu, Y., Si, S.B. (2016) Big data based analysis architecture of complex product manufacturing and maintenance process for sustainable production, Journal of Cleaner Production, 142 (2017), 626-641.
 Zhang, Y.F.*, Wang, J., Liu, S., Qian, C. (2017) Game Theory Based Real-Time Shop Floor Scheduling Strategy and Method for Cloud Manufacturing, International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 32 (4), 437-463
 Zhang, Y.F.*, Ren, S., Liu, Y., Sakao, T., Huisingh, D. (2017) A framework for big data driven product lifecycle management, Journal of Cleaner Production, 159 (2017), 229-240. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.04.172.
 Zhang, Y.F.*, Liu, S., Liu, Y., Li, R. (2016) Smart box enabled product-service system for cloud logistics, International Journal of Production Research, 2016, 54 (22), 6693-6706.
 Zhang, Y.F.*, Zhang, G., Du, W., Wang, J.Q., Ali, E., Sun, S.D. (2015). An optimization method for shopfloor material handling based on real-time and multi-source manufacturing data, International Journal of Production Economics, 165, 282-292.
 Zhang, Y.F.*, Zhang, G., Ting Qu, Yang Liu, Ray Y. Zhong. (2017). Analytical target cascading for optimal configuration of cloud manufacturing services, Journal of Cleaner Production, 151 (2017), 330-343.
 Zhang, Y.F.*, Wang, J., Liu, Y. (2017) Game theory based real-time multi-objective flexible job shop scheduling considering environmental impact. Journal of Cleaner Production, 167 (2017), 665-679.
 Zhang, Y.F.*, Xu, J.X., Sun, S.D., Yang, T. (2015) Real-time information driven intelligent navigation method of assembly station in unpaced line, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 84, 91-100.
 Zhang, Y.F.*, Zhang, G., Wang, J.Q., Sun, S.D., Si, S.B., Yang, T. (2015) “Real-time Information Capturing and Integration Framework of the Internet of Manufacturing Things”, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 28 (8), 811–822.