Charlie C. L.WANG

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Charlie C. L. Wang

PH.D (HKUST), Fellow of ASME

Director, CUHK Institute of Precision Engineering
Professor, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong



He received his B.Eng. degree (1998) in mechatronics engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology and his M.Phil (2000) and Ph.D. (2002) degrees in mechanical engineering from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).




Prof. Charlie C. L. Wang is a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) with expertise in geometric computing, design and manufacturing. Before being re-appointed back to the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in July 2018, he worked as Professor and Chair of Advanced Manufacturing at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands (2016-2018) and Professor (2015-2016) / Associate Professor (2009-2015) / Assistant Professor (2003-2009) of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at CUHK. He also holds a non-paid position as Professor of Advanced Manufacturing at TU Delft (2018-2023), and he was a visiting professor at University of Southern California (2011).


Research Interests

Geometric Computing, Computer-Aided Design, Advanced Manufacturing and Computational Physics


Representative Publications

Tsz-Ho Kwok, Yanqiu Zhang, Charlie C. L. Wang, Yong-Jin Liu, Kai Tang: Styling Evolution for Tight-Fitting Garments. IEEE Trans. Vis. Comput. Graph. 22(5): 1580-1591 (2016)

Xiaoting Zhang, Xinyi Le, Athina Panotopoulou, Emily Whiting, Charlie C. L. Wang: Perceptual models of preference in 3D printing direction. ACM Trans. Graph. 34(6): 215:1-215:12 (2015)

 Charlie C. L. Wang, Dinesh Manocha: Efficient Boundary Extraction of BSP Solids Based on Clipping Operations. IEEE Trans. Vis. Comput. Graph. 19(1): 16-29 (2013)

Tsz-Ho Kwok, Yunbo Zhang, Charlie C. L. Wang: Efficient Optimization of Common Base Domains for Cross Parameterization. IEEE Trans. Vis. Comput. Graph. 18(10): 1678-1692 (2012)

Charlie C. L. Wang: Approximate Boolean Operations on Large Polyhedral Solids with Partial Mesh Reconstruction. IEEE Trans. Vis. Comput. Graph. 17(6): 836-849 (2011)


Intelligent property

Charlie C.L. Wang, "Methods for Flattening a 3D Surface into a 2D Piece", U.S. Patent 8,411,090, April 2, 2013; Chinese Patent CN101661626, April 18, 2012.

Juncong Lin, Charlie C.L. Wang, Kin-Chuen Hui, and Xiaogang Jin, "Mesh Composition on Models with Arbitrary Topology", Chinese Patent CN101266691, January 13, 2010.



the ASME CIE Excellence in Research Award (2016),

the Best Paper Award, Journal of Computational Visual Media, Springer, April 2016

the NAMRI/SME Outstanding Paper Award (2013),

the Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2013,

Natural Science Award (2nd Class), Ministry of Education (MOE), P.R. China, 2012,

the Prakash Krishnaswami CAPPD Best Paper Award of ASME CIE Conference (2011),

the ASME CIE Young Engineer Award (2009),

the Best Paper Awards of ASME CIE Conferences (twice in 2008 and 2001 respectively),


Besides research, Prof. Wang also received a few teaching awards including the CUHK Vice-Chancellor's Exemplary Teaching Award in 2008. His philosophy is that a good teacher not only imparts knowledge but also inspires students to seek truth beyond tradition, definition and image.


Address: Rm.209, William M. W. Wong Engineering Building, CUHK, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
Phone: (852) 3943 1601
Fax: (852) 2603 6002