University of Strathclyde, UK
Xichun Luo is a Professor in ultra precision manufacturing and technical director of Centre for Precision Manufacturing at the University of Strathclyde. He is a Fellow of the International Society for Nanomanufacturing and an Associate Editor for Proceeding of IMechE Part C and Journal of Micromanufacturing. He obtained his PhD in ultra precision manufacturing at Harbin Institute of Technology. He has been working at Cranfield University as a research officer, a lecturer at Heriot-Watt University and a Reader in ultra precision manufacturing at the University of Huddersfield before he joined the University of Strathclyde in 2013. His research interests include ultra precision machining brittle materials, freeform machining, precision motion control, hybrid micromachining and nanomanufacturing, as evidenced by two books and more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed highly ranked journals. He won UK Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) 2015 Ludwig Mond Prize for application of digital technology in micro- and nano-manufacturing.