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Assist. Prof. Dao Thanh Phong

Dao-Thanh-Phong

Full-time researcher of Division of Computational Mechatronics

H-Index (WoS): 15; Citation (WoS): > 644

H-Index (Scopus): 16; Citation (Scopus): > 711


 

1. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, HCM University of Technology and Education, 5/2008.
  • Master of Mechanical Engineering, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan, 3/2011.
  • Ph.D. of Mechanical Engineering, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan, 3/2011.

2. WORKING HISTORY

  • From 2015 to present: Full time researcher of Institute for Computational Science, Ton Duc Thang University – HCMC, Vietnam.

3. RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Compliant mechanisms;
  • Micro/nano sensors and actuators;
  • Bio-inspired mechanisms;
  • High precision positioning stages;
  • Rehabilitation and assistive technology;
  • Biomechanics (Prosthetic ankle foot);
  • Mechanical design;
  • Hybrid optimization algorithms;
  • Applied soft computing.

4. AWARDS 

[5]. Outstanding Reviewer, Elsevier, IOP, 2018

[4]. Best paper, Optimal design of a new compliant micropositioning rotary stage for nanoindentation tester using taguchi method, response surface method and teaching learning based optimization, The first International Conference on Material, Machines and Methods for Sustainable Development, Da Nang, Vietnam, May 18-19, 2018 

[3]. Best paper, Evaluation of structural behavior of a novel compliant prosthetic ankle-foot, 2017 International Conference on Mechanical, System and Control Engineering (ICMSC 2017) St. Petersburg, Russia, May 19-21, 2017

[2]. Second prize in Industrial Robotics, Scientific Posters Competition, Asia-Pacific Championship, 2013 International Olympic Coliseum and Android Robotics, 2013

[1]. Second prize in Cloud Reviewing, Scientific Posters Competition, Asia-Pacific Championship, 2013 International Olympic Coliseum and Android Robotics, 2013

5. RESEARCH PROJECTS

[2]. Development and optimization of novel compliant mechanisms for use in precise positioning systems, (Principal Investigator, No.107.01-2019.14), National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED), from 7/2019 to 7/2021 (Completed).

[1]. Design and optimization of compliant mechanisms for the system of precise gripper (Principal Investigator, No.107.01-2016.20), National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED), from 4/2017 to 4/2019 (Completed).

6. PUBLICATIONS

  • Journals: 

[35]. Dinh, Van Bang, Ngoc Thoai Tran, and Thanh-Phong Dao*, An integration framework of topology method, enhanced adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system, water cycle algorithm with evaporation rate for design optimization for a flexure gripper, Neural Computing and Applications, 1-26, (2021) (ISI)

[34]. Ngoc Thoai Tran, Le Chau Ngoc and Thanh-Phong Dao*, An effective hybrid approach of desirability, fuzzy logic, ANFIS and LAPO algorithm for optimizing compliant mechanism, Engineering with Computers, 37(4): 2591-2621, (2021) (ISI)

[33]. Le Chau Ngoc, Ngoc Thoai Tran, and Thanh-Phong Dao*, Topology and size optimization for a flexure hinge using an integration of SIMP, deep artificial neural network, and water cycle algorithm, Applied Soft Computing, 113: 108031, (2021) (ISI)

[32]. Dinh, V. B., Chau, N. L., Le, N. T., & Thanh-Phong Dao*, Topology-based geometry optimization for a new compliant mechanism using improved adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system and neural network algorithm, Engineering with Computers, 1-30, (2021) (ISI)

[31]. Le Chau, Ngoc, Ngoc Thoai Tran, and Thanh-Phong Dao*, A new butterfly-inspired compliant joint with 3-DOF in-plane motion, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 45(7): 5347-5361, (2020) (ISI)

[30]. Le Chau, Ngoc, Ngoc Thoai Tran and Thanh-Phong Dao*, A multi-response optimal design of bridge amplification mechanism based on efficient approach of desirability, fuzzy logic, ANFIS and LAPO algorithM, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 45(7): 5803-5831, (2020) (ISI)

[29]. Le Chau, Ngoc, Ngoc Thoai Tran and Thanh-Phong Dao*, A hybrid computational method for optimization design of bistable compliant mechanism, Engineering Computations, (2020) (ISI)

[28]. Le Chau, Ngoc, Ngoc Thoai Tran and Thanh-Phong Dao*, A multi-response optimal design of bistable compliant mechanism using efficient approach of desirability, fuzzy logic, ANFIS and LAPO algorithm, Applied Soft Computing, 94: 106486, (2020) (ISI)

[27]. Le Ngoc Chau, Thanh-Phong Dao* and Van Anh Dang, An efficient hybrid approach of improved adaptive neural fuzzy inference system and teaching learning-based optimization for design optimization of a jet pump-based thermoacoustic-Stirling heat engine, Neural Computing and Applications, 1-15, (2020) (ISI)

[26]. Le Ngoc Chau, Hieu Giang Le, Thanh-Phong Dao*, Van Anh Dang, Design and Optimization for a New Compliant Planar Spring of Upper Limb Assistive Device Using Hybrid Approach of RSM–FEM and MOGA, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 44(9): 7441-7456, (2019) (ISI)

[25]. Minh Phung Dang, Thanh-Phong Dao*, Ngoc Le Chau, Hieu Giang Le, Effective hybrid algorithm of Taguchi method, FEM, RSM, and teaching learning-based optimization for multiobjective optimization design of a compliant rotary positioning stage for nanoindentation tester, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Article ID 4191924, 16 pages, (2019) (ISI)

[24]. Ngoc Le Chau, Hieu Giang Le, Thanh-Phong Dao*, Minh Phung Dang, Van Anh Dang, Efficient Hybrid Method of FEA-Based RSM and PSO Algorithm for Multi-Objective Optimization Design for a Compliant Rotary Joint for Upper Limb Assistive Device, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Article ID 2587373, 14 pages,  (2019) (ISI)

[23].  Nguyen, Duc Nam, Thanh-Phong Dao*, Ngoc Le Chau, Van Anh Dang, Hybrid Approach of Finite Element Method, Kigring Metamodel, and Multiobjective Genetic Algorithm for Computational Optimization of a Flexure Elbow Joint for Upper-Limb Assistive Device, Complexity, Article ID 3231914, 13 pages, (2019) (ISI)

[22]. Ngoc Le Chau, Minh-Quan Nguyen, Thanh-Phong Dao*, et al, An effective approach of adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system-integrated teaching learning-based optimization for use in machining optimization of S45C CNC turning, Optimization and Engineering, 20(3): 811-832, (2019) (ISI)

[21]. Nguyen, Duc Nam, Ngoc Le Chau, Thanh-Phong Dao*, Chander Prakash, Sunpreet Singh, Experimental study on polishing process of cylindrical roller bearings, Measurement and Control, (2019) (ISI)

[20]. Ngoc Le Chau, Thanh-Phong Dao*, Van Thanh Tien Nguyen, An efficient hybrid approach of finite element method, artificial neural network-based multiobjective genetic algorithm for computational optimization of a linear compliant mechanism of nanoindentation tester, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, pp. 1-16, (2018) (ISI)

[19]. Ho, N. L., Thanh-Phong Dao*, Le Chau, N., Huang, S. C., Multi-objective optimization design of a compliant microgripper based on hybrid teaching learning-based optimization algorithm, Microsystem Technologies, 25(5): 2067-2083, (2018) (ISI)

[18]. Tien-Hoang Ngoa, Hong-Van Trana, Thang-An Nguyen, Thanh-Phong Dao, Dung-An Wang, Design and kinetostatic modeling of a compliant gripper for grasp and autonomous release of objects, Advanced Robotics, 32(14): 717-735, (2018) (ISI)

[17]. Chau, N. L., Thanh-Phong Dao*,  Nguyen, V. T. T, Optimal design of a dragonfly-inspired compliant joint for camera positioning system of nanoindentation tester based on a hybrid integration of jaya-anfis, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Article ID 8546095, 16 pages, (2018) (ISI)

[16]. Ho, N. L., Thanh-Phong Dao,  Le, H. G., Le Chau, N., Optimal design of a compliant microgripper for assemble system of cell phone vibration motor using a hybrid approach of anfis and jaya, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 44(2): 1205-1220, (2018) (ISI)

[15]. Van Tran, H., Ngo, T. H., Tran, N. D. K., Dang, T. N., Thanh-Phong Dao, Wang, D. A., A threshold accelerometer based on a tristable mechanism, Mechatronics, 53: 39-55, (2018) (ISI)

[14]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang, Ngoc Le Chau, Robust parameter design for a compliant microgripper based on hybrid Taguchi- differential evolution algorithm, Microsystem Technologies, 24(3): 1461-1477, (2018) (ISI)

[13]. Tran Minh Duc, Ngo Van Hoa, Thanh-Phong Dao, Adaptive fuzzy fractional-order nonsingular terminal sliding mode control for a class of second-order nonlinear systems, Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, 13(3): 031004, (2018) (ISI)

[12]. Thanh-Phong Dao and Shyh-Chour Huang, Design and multi-Objective optimization for a broad self-amplified 2-DOF monolithic mechanism, Sādhanā, 42(9): 1527-1542, (2017) (ISI) 

[11]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang, Phạm Toan Thang, Hybrid Taguchi-cuckoo search algorithm for optimization of a compliant focus positioning platform, Applied Soft Computing, 57: 526-538, (2017) (ISI)

[10]. Thanh-Phong Dao and Shyh-Chour Huang, Compliant thin-walled joint based on Zygoptera nonlinear geometry, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 31(3): 1293-1303, (2017) (ISI)

[9]. Thanh-Phong Dao and et al., Analysis and optimization of a micro-displacement sensor for compliant microgripper, Microsystem Technologies, 23(12): 5375-5395, (2017) (ISI) 

[8]. Thanh-Phong Dao and Shyh-Chour Huang, Optimization of a two degrees of freedom compliant mechanism using Taguchi method-based grey relational analysis, Microsystem Technologies, 23(10):  4815-4830, (2017) (ISI) 

[7]. Ngoc Le Chau, Van Anh Dang, Hieu Giang Le, Thanh-Phong Dao*, Robust parameter design and analysis of a leaf compliant joint for micropositioning systems, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 42(11): 4811-4823, (2017) (ISI)

[6]. Shyh-Chour Huang and Thanh-Phong Dao*, Design and computational optimization of a flexure-based xy positioning platform using flexure-based response surface methodology, International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, 17(8): 1035-1048, (2017) (ISI)

[5]. Thanh-Phong Dao*, Multiresponse optimization of a compliant guiding mechanism using hybrid Taguchi-grey based fuzzy logic approach, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2016: 1-17, (2016) (ISI)

[4]. Thanh-Phong Dao* and Shyh-Chour Huang, Design and analysis of a compliant micro-positioning platform with embedded strain gauges and viscoelastic damper, Microsystem Technologies, 23(2): 441-456, (2016) (ISI)

[3]. Shyh-Chour Huang and Thanh-Phong Dao*, Multi-objective optimal design of a 2-DOF flexure-based mechanism using hybrid approach of grey-Taguchi coupled response surface methodology and entropy measurement, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 41(12): 1-17, (2016) (ISI)

[2]. Thanh-Phong Dao and Shyh-Chour Huang, Design, fabrication, and predictive model of a 1-dof translational, flexible bearing for high precision mechanism, Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, 39(3): 419-429, (2015) (ISI)

[1]. Thanh-Phong Dao and Shyh-Chour Huang, Robust design for a flexible bearing with 1-DOF translation using the Taguchi method and the utility concept, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 29(8): 3309-3320, (2015) (ISI)

  • Conferences:

[13]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang. A compact quasi-zero stiffness vibration isolator using flexure-based spring mechanisms capable of tunable stiffness. ICAMMSE 2016: 18th International Conference on Applied Mechanics, Materials Science and Engineering, London, United Kingdom

[12]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang, Design and Characteristics of a Novel Compliant Planar Spring Capable of a Positive Stiffness for a Compact Vibration Isolator, 4th Vietnam National Scientific Conference on Mechanical Engineering (VCME), Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, October 9-10, 2015

[11]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang, Design Optimization and Fatigue Life Predictive Model for a Flexible Mechanism, IFToMM World Congress, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC, October 25-30, 2015. (ISI, EI).

[10]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang, Design and Analysis of Flexible Slider Crank Mechanism, International Conference on Applied Mechanics, Materials Science and Engineering (ICAMMSE 2014), Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 15-16, 2014. (NSC 102-2221-E-151-022)

[9]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang, Development and Optimization of a Compliant Clamp for Grasping, International Forum on Advanced Research in Applied Sciences, Kaohsiung Taiwan, ROC, March 6, 2014

[8]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang, A Flexible Bearing with 1-DOF Translation for High-Precision Mechanism, 3rd International Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation (ICETI2014), Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC, October 30-November 2, 2014

[7]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang, Design Optimization for a 1-DOF Translational Flexible Bearing in High Precision Mechanism, 2nd International Conference on Green Technology and Sustainable Development (GTSD2014), Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, pp.174–179, October 30-31, 2014. (NSC 102-2221-E-151-022)

[6]. Ting-Ping Chang, Shyh-Chour Huang, Te-Fu Huang and Thanh-Phong Dao, Analysis of Cold Preforming Process for Hollow Fasteners with Thin Flange, International Conference on Applied Mechatronic and Android Robotics (ICAMAR 2013), Taipei, Taiwan, ROC, July.13-14, 2013

[5]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang, Optimization of Flapper Compliant Mechanism Using Fuzzy Logic Combined Taguchi Method, International forum on advanced research in applied sciences, Kaohsiung Taiwan, ROC, March 25, 2013

[4]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang, An Optimal Study of Gripper Compliant Mechanism Based on Fuzzy-Taguchi Method, International Conference on Applied Mechatronics and Android Robotics (ICAMAR2013), Taipei, Taiwan, ROC, July 13-14, 2013.

[3]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang, Design and Analysis of Compliant Rotary Joint, 2nd International Conference on Advance Materials Design and Mechanics (ICAMDM2013), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Paper ID: 114, May 17-18, 2013. (NSC 101-2221-E-151-006).

[2]. Thanh-Phong Dao, Shyh-Chour Huang, Optimization of Flapper Compliant Mechanism Using Fuzzy Logic Combined Taguchi Method, The 2nd International Conference on Mechatronics and Applied Mechanics (ICMAM2012), Taipei, Taiwan, ROC, December 8-9, 2012

[1]. Hieu Giang Le, Shyh-Chour Huang, Van Son Nguyen, Thanh-Phong Dao, Reinforcement of Polypropylene using Micro-Fillers, The 2nd International Conference on Mechatronics and Applied Mechanics (ICMAM2012), Tapei, Taiwan, ROC, December 8-9, 2012.