Authored Book

Zheng P.*, Chen C.-H., Wang Z. X. Smart Product-Service Systems, Elsevier, ISBN: 9780323852470.

Journal Publications


• Liu, S., Lu, Y.*, Zheng, P., Shen, H., Bao, J. Adaptive reconstruction of digital twins for machining systems: A transfer learning approach. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 2022, 78: 102390.

• Zhang, R., Li, J., Zheng, P., Lu, Y., Bao, J.*, Sun, X.  A fusion-based spiking neural network approach for predicting collaboration request in human-robot collaboration. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 2022, 78, 102383.

• Zhang, X.^, Fan, J.^, Peng, T.*, Zheng, P.*, Lee, C.K.M., Tang, R. A privacy-preserving and unobtrusive sitting posture recognition system via pressure array sensor and infrared array sensor for office workers. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2022, 53, 101690.

• Li, C.^, Zheng, P.*, Li, S.^, Pang Y.M.+, Lee CKM. AR-assisted Digital Twin-enabled Robot Collaborative Manufacturing System with Human-in-the-loop. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 2022, 76, 102321.

• Li, S.^, Zheng, P.*, Fan, J.^, Wang L. Towards Proactive Human-Robot Collaborative Assembly: A Multimodal Transfer Learning-Enabled Approach. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 2022, 69(8): 8579-8587.

• Xia, L., Zheng, P.*, Li, X., Gao, R.X., & Wang, L. Toward cognitive predictive maintenance: A survey of graph-based approaches. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2022, 64, 107-120.

• Lv, Q., Zhang, R., Liu, T.+Zheng, P., Jiang, Y., Li, J., Bao, J., Xiao, L.  A strategy transfer approach for intelligent human-robot collaborative assembly. Computers & Industrial Engineering168, 108047.

• Fan, J.^, Zheng, P.*, Li, S.^. Vision-based Holistic Scene Understanding Towards Proactive Human-Robot Collaboration. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 2022, 75, 102304.

• Wu, Y., Zhou, L.*, Zheng, P., Sun, Y., Zhang, K. A digital twin-based multidisciplinary collaborative design approach for complex engineering product development. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2022, 52, 101635.

• Wang, B., Zheng, P.*, Yin Y.^, Shih, A., Wang L. Toward human-centric smart manufacturing: A human-cyber-physical systems (HCPS) perspective. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2022, 63, 471-490.

• Zhang, R., Lv, J., Li, J., Bao, J.*, Zheng, P., Peng, T. A graph-based reinforcement learning approach for adaptive human-robot collaborative assembly operations. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2022, 63, 491-503.

• Xu, C., Wang, J., Tao, J., Zhang, J.*, Zheng, P. A knowledge augmented deep learning method for vision-based yarn contour detection. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2022, 63, 317-328.

• Cui, J., Ren, L.*, Mai, J., Zheng, P., Zhang, L. 3D Printing in the Context of Cloud Manufacturing. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 2022, 74, 102256.

Cong, J., Zheng, P., Bian, Y., Chen, C.H.*, Li, J.**, Li, X. A machine learning-based iterative design approach to automate user satisfaction degree prediction in smart product-service system. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 2022, 165, 107939.

• Liu, B., Chen, C.H., Zheng, P.*, Zhang, G. An Adaptive Parallel Feature Learning and Hybrid Feature Fusion-Based Deep Learning Approach for Machining Condition Monitoring. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 2022, 1-12.

Zheng, P., Li, S., Xia, L., Wang, L.*, Nassehi, A. A visual reasoning-based approach for mutual-cognitive human-robot collaboration. CIRP Annals – Manufacturing Technology, 2022, 71 (1): 377 – 380.

• Liu, T., Zheng, H., Bao, J.*, Zheng, P., Wang, J., Yang, C., Gu, J. An Explainable Laser Welding Defect Recognition Method Based on Multi-Scale Class Activation Mapping. IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2022, 71, 1-12.

• Zhang, X., Zheng, P., Peng, T.*, He, Q., Lee, C. K., Tang, R. Promoting employee health in smart office: A survey. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2022, 51, 101518.

• Liu, S., Sun, Y., Zheng, P.*, Lu, Y., Bao, J.**. Establishing a reliable mechanism model of the digital twin machining system: An adaptive evaluation network approach. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2022, 62, 390–401.

• Bao, Q., Zhao, G., Yu, Y.*, Zheng, P. A node2vec-based graph embedding approach for unified assembly process information modeling and workstep execution time prediction. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 2022, 163, 107864.

• Wang, Z., Chen, C.H., Zheng, P.*, Li, X., Song, W. A hypergraph-based approach for context-aware smart product-service system configuration. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 2022, 163, 107816.


• Li, X., Zheng, P.*, Bao, J., Gao, L., Xu, X. Achieving cognitive mass personalization via the self-X cognitive manufacturing network: An industrial-knowledge-graph-and graph-embedding-enabled pathway. Engineering, 2021.

• Wang, Z., Chen, C. H., Li, X.*, Zheng, P., & Khoo, L. P. A context-aware concept evaluation approach based on user experiences for smart product-service systems design iteration. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2021, 50, 101394.

Zheng P.*, Xia L.Q., Li C.X., Li X.Y.**, Liu B.F. Towards Self-X Cognitive Manufacturing Network: An Industrial Knowledge Graph-Based Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning Approach. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2021, 61: 16-26.

• Liu, C.*, Zheng, P., & Xu, X. Digitalisation and servitisation of machine tools in the era of Industry 4.0: a review. International Journal of Production Research, 2021, 1-33.

• Song, W., Niu, Z., Zheng, P. Design concept evaluation of smart product-service systems considering sustainability: An integrated method. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 2021, 159, 107485.

• Li S. F., Wang R. B., Zheng P.*, Wang L. H. Towards proactive human-robot collaboration: A foreseeable cognitive manufacturing paradigm. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2021.

• Xia L. Q., Zheng P.*, Huang X., Liu C. A novel hypergraph convolution network-based approach for predicting the material removal rate in chemical mechanical planarization. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 2021.

• Dai S., Zhao G., Yu, Y., Zheng P.*, Bao Q. W., Wang W. Ontology-based information modeling method for digital twin creation of as-fabricated machining parts,  Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 2021, 72, 102173.

• Zhang G.*, Wang G., Chen C.-H., Cao X., Zhang Y., Zheng P. Augmented Lagrangian coordination for energy-optimal allocation of smart manufacturing services. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 2021, 71, 102161.

• Li X.*, Lyu M., Wang Z., Chen C.-H., Zheng P. Exploiting knowledge graphs in industrial products and services: A survey of key aspects, challenges, and future perspectives. Computers in Industry, 2021, 129, 103449.

• Bu L. G., Chen C.-H., Ng. K. K. H.*, Zheng P.**, Dong G. J., Liu H. S. A user-centric design approach for smart product-service systems using virtual reality: A case study. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2021, 280, 124413.

• Zhang J., Deng C.*, Zheng P., Xu X., Ma Z. Development of an edge computing-based cyber-physical machine tool.  Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 2021, 67: 102042.

• Li X. Y.*, Wang Z. X., Chen C.-H., Zheng, P**. A Data-driven Reversible Framework for Achieving Sustainable Smart Product-Service Systems. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2021, 123618.


Zheng P.*, Sivabalan A. S. A generic tri-model-based approach for product-level digital twin development in a smart manufacturing environment. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 2020, 64: 101958.

Zheng P.*, Xu X., Chen C.-H. A data-driven cyber-physical approach for personalised smart, connected product co-development in a cloud-based environment. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 2020, 31: 3-18. (ESI High Cited Paper).

• Li S. F., Zheng P., Zheng L., An AR-Assisted Deep Learning-Based Approach for Automatic Inspection of Aviation Connectors, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 2020, 17(3): 1721 – 1731.

• Zhang G., Chen C.-H., Zheng P.*, Zhong R. Y., An integrated framework for active discovery and optimal allocation of smart manufacturing services, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020, 273: 123144.

• Cong J, Chen C.-H., Zheng P.*, Li X. Y., Wang Z. X., A Holistic Relook at Engineering Design Methodologies for Smart Product-Service Systems Development, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020, 272: 122737.

• Li X. Y.*, Chen C.-H., Zheng P., Wang Z. X., Jiang Z. H., Jiang Z. X., A Knowledge Graph-aided C-K Approach for Evolutionary Smart Product-Service System Development. ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2020, 142(10): 101403.

• Cong J, Chen C.-H., Zheng P*. Design entropy theory: A new design methodology for smart PSS development, Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2020, 45: 101124.

• Lim Y. H., Zheng P.*, Chen C.-H. A State-of-the-Art Survey of Digital Twin: Techniques, Engineering Product Lifecycle Management and Business Innovation Perspectives. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing,2020,31:1313–1337.(ESI High Cited Paper)

• Li F., Chen C.-H., Zheng P.*,Feng S. S., Xu G. Y., Khoo L. P. An Explorative Context-aware Machine Learning Approach to Reducing Human Fatigue Risks of Traffic Control Operators. Safety Science, 2020.

• Wang Y. B., Zheng P., Peng T., Yang H. Y., Zou J.*, Smart additive manufacturing: current artificial intelligence-enabled methods and future perspectives. Science China Technological Sciences, 2020:1-13.

• Wang Y. B.*, Liu M. G., Zheng P., Yang H. Y., Zou J. A smart surface inspection system using faster R-CNN in cloud-edge computing environment. Advanced Engineering Informatics. 2020, 43: 101037.

• Lai H. Y., Chen C.-H., Zheng P.*, Khoo L. P., Investigating the evolving context of an unstable approach in aviation from mental model disconnects with an agent-based model. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 2020, 193: 106657.


Zheng P., Liu Y., Tao F., Wang Z. X, Chen C.-H.*, Wang Z. X. Smart product-service systems design via hybrid crowd sensing approach, IEEE ACCESS, 2019, 7, 128463 – 128473.

Zheng P.*, Wang Z. X., Chen C.-H., Khoo L. P. A Survey of Smart Product-Service Systems: Key Aspects, Challenges, and Future Perspective. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2019, 42: 100973.

Zheng P.*, Chen C.-H., Shang S. Y. Towards an Automatic Engineering Change Management in Smart Product-Service Systems – A DSM-based Learning Approach. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2019, 39: 209-213. (ESI High Cited Paper).

Zheng P., Xu X., Xie S. Q.*, A weighted interval rough number-based method to determining relative importance ratings of customer requirements in QFD product planning, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 2019, 30(1): 3-16. (ESI High Cited Paper).

Zheng P.*, Lin Y., Chen C.-H., Xu X. Smart, connected open architecture product: an IT-driven co-creation paradigm with lifecycle personalization concerns. International Journal of Production Research, 2019, 57(8): 2571-2584. (ESI High Cited Paper)

• Lai H. Y., Chen C. H., Zheng P.*, Khoo L. P., Towards better information transparency in the air traffic landing system: A novel agent-based model with implicit interactions. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 2019, 191: 106569.

• Wang Z. X., Chen C.-H., Zheng P.*,Khoo L. P. A novel data-driven graph-based requirement elicitation framework in the smart product-service system context. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2019, 42: 100983.

• Liu B. F., Zhang Y. F., Zhang G., Zheng P.,Edge-cloud orchestration driven industrial smart product-service systems solution design based on CPS and IIoT. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 2019, 42: 100984.

• Huang, Y., Burdet, E., Cao, L., Phan, P. T., Tiong, A. M. H., Zheng, P., & Phee, S. J. Performance evaluation of a foot interface to operate a robot arm. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2020,4(4), 3302-3309.

• Wang Y. B.*, Zheng P., Xu X., Yang H. Y., Zou J. Production planning for cloud-based additive manufacturing – a computer vision-based approach. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. 2019, 58: 145-157.

• Jiang J. C., Hu G. B.*, Li X., Xu X., Zheng P., Stringer J. Analysis and Prediction of Printable Bridge Length in Fused Deposition Modelling Based on Back Propagation Neural Network. Virtual and Physical Prototyping, 2019, 14(3): 253-266.

• Sun F., Zhang D.Q.*, Cheng L., Zheng P., Liao D. M., Zhu B. Microstructure evolution modelling and simulation for dynamic recrystallization of Cr12MoV die steel during hot compression based on real metallographic image. Metals and Materials International, 2019, 25(4), 966-981.

• Lai H. Y., Chen C.-H., Zheng P.*, Khoo L. P., Unstable approach in aviation: Mental model disconnects between pilots and air traffic controllers and interaction conflicts. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 2019, 185: 383-391.

• Wang Z. X., Chen C.-H., Zheng P.*,Li X. Y., Khoo L. P. A graph-based context-aware requirement elicitation approach in smart product-service systems. International Journal of Production Research, 2019.


Zheng P.*, Lin T. J., Chen C.-H., Xu X. A systematic design approach for service innovation of smart product-service systems. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018, 201: 657-667. (ESI High Cited Paper).

Zheng P., Wang, H. H., Sang, Z. Q., Zhong, R. Y.*, Liu, Y. K., Liu, C., Mubarok, K., Yu, S. Q., and Xu, X. Smart manufacturing systems for Industry 4.0: conceptual framework, scenarios, and future perspectives. Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering, 2018, 13(2):137-150. (ESI High Cited Paper).

• Wang, Y. B., Blache R., Zheng P. and Xu X.* A knowledge management system to support design for additive manufacturing using Bayesian networks. ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2018, 140(5), 051701.


Zheng P., Wang Y. B., Xu X.*, and Xie S. Q., A weighted rough set based fuzzy axiomatic design approach for the selection of AM process, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2017, 91 (5-8): 1977-1990.

Zheng P., Lu Y., Xu X.*, and Xie S. Q., A system framework for OKP product planning in a cloud-based design environment. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 2017, 45: 73-85.

Zheng P., Yu S. Q., Liu C., and Xu X.* Personalized product configuration framework in an adaptable open architecture product platform, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2017, 43: 422-435.