Shaopeng (Frank) Cheng
Associate Professor
Industrial and Mechanical Engineering Technology 
ET Building 248 
989-774-7898 
Education
  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1995
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 1990
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering, China, 1983
​​Affiliations
IEEE, Robotics and Automation Society; Robotics International of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers; National Association of Industrial Technology; American Society for Engineering Education
Teaching Areas
Robotics and Automation, Industrial Automation, Robotics, Applied Electronics, Fluid Power Technology
​Selected Publications and Presentations
  • Cheng, F., “The Method of Recovering Robot TCP Positions in Industrial Robot Application Programs,” The Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Harbin, Heilongjiang, China, August 5-8, 2007
  • Cheng, F. and Denman, A., “A Study of Using 2D Vision System for Enhanced Industrial Robot Intelligence,” The Proceedings of 2005 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, July 29-August 1, 2005
  • Cheng, F. and Zhao, L., “The Design of a Control System Testbed for a 2-DOF Robot,”The Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE Conference on Control Applications (CCA)/International Symposium on Intelligent Control (ISIC)/Computer Aided Control System Design (CACSD), Taipei, Taiwan, September 1-4, 2004
  • Cheng, F. and Zhao, L., “Developing an Integrated Control System Design and Analysis Tool for Enhanced Control Engineering Education,” The Proceedings of the 2004 ASEE Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 20-23, 2004
  • Cheng, F., “The Simulation Approach for Designing Robotic Workcells,” Journal of Engineering Technology, Fall 2003, pp. 42-48, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Cheng, F., “Robotics Technology,” The 2003 Young Educators Society Conference, CMU, April 2003
  • Cheng, F., “CMU 2001 Robotic Simulation Summer Workshop,” DELMIA Education Partner Forum, DELMIA Corp., October 25, 2001​