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Dr. Tsz Ho Kwok, PhD

Associate Professor, Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering


Dr. Tsz Ho Kwok, PhD
Office: S-EV 4239 
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex,
1515 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 3807
Email: tszho.kwok@concordia.ca
Website(s): Personal Academic Homepage
Academic Homepage (non-google)

Awards and Honors


Research activities

Design for Additive Manufacturing

Topics include design of freeform surface, complex structure, digital material, adaptive slicing, and topology optimization.

Functional Design and Fabrication

Topics include mathematical modeling and simulation, design for self-reconfigure/assembly, lightweight structure, development of functional printing, and smart materials.

Cyber-Manufacturing

Topics include process monitoring and control systems, automation, robotics systems, self-optimize systems, and sensing systems.

Product Design & Customization

Topics include information reuse, mass customization, CAD, geometric and solid modeling, statistical learning, and medical devices.


Teaching activities

  • MECH423 Casting, Welding, Heat Treating and NDT

  • MECH421/6511 Mechanical Shaping of Metals and Plastics / Mechanical Forming of Metals

  • INDU411 Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Under development

  • MECH476 Generative Design and Manufacturing in Engineering


Publications

Google Scholar

Recent journal publications

  1. J. Huang, and T. H. Kwok*, “Segmentation-based Wireframe Generation for Parametric Modeling of Human Body Shapes”, ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 2021.
  2. E. Sales^, T. H. Kwok*, and Y. Chen, “Function-aware Slicing Using Principal Stress Line for Toolpath Planning in Additive Manufacturing”, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Volume 64, April 2021, Pages 1420-1433.
  3. C.-D. Matte^, T. H. Kwok*, “Simulation of Hyper-Elasticity by Shape Estimation”, ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 2021.
  4. X. He^, C.-D. Matte^, T. H. Kwok*, “Folding Photopolymerized Origami Sheets by Post-Curing”, Springer Nature – Applied Sciences, 3(1), 133, 2021 (open access).
  5. T. H. Kwok, “Geometric Simulation for Thick Origami”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 143(6), 061701 (Nov 17, 2020).
  6. P. Koushki^, T. H. Kwok*, L. Hof, R. Wuthrich, “Reinforcing Silicone with Hemp Fiber for Additive Manufacturing”, Composites Science and Technology, Volume 194, 7 July 2020, 108139.
  7. G. Fang^, C.-D. Matte^, R. B. N. Scharff, T. H. Kwok*, and C. C. L. Wang, “Kinematics of Soft Robots by Geometric Computing”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 1272-1286, Aug. 2020.
  8. J. Huang, H. Sun, T. H. Kwok, C. Zhou, and W. Xu, “Geometric Deep Learning for Shape Correspondence in Mass Customization by 3D Printing”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 142(6), 061003 (Apr 13, 2020).
  9. T. H. Kwok, “Comparing Slicing Technologies for Digital Light Processing Printing”, ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 19(4), 044502 (Jun 13, 2019).
  10. Y.-S. Leung, T. H. Kwok, H Mao, and Y. Chen, “Digital Material Design Using Tensor-based Error Diffusion for Additive Manufacturing”, Computer-Aided Design, SI: Symposium on Solid & Physical Modeling, Volume 114, September 2019, Pages 224-235.
  11. J. Huang, T. H. Kwok, C. Zhou, W. Xu, “Surfel convolutional neural network for support detection in additive manufacturing”, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, December 2019, Volume 105, Issue 9, pp 3593–3604.
  12. C.-D. Matte^, M. Pearson^, F. Trottier-Cournoyer^, A. Dafoe^, and T. H. Kwok*, “Automated Storage and Active Cleaning for Multi-Material Digital-Light-Processing Printer”, Rapid Prototyping Journal, Jun 2019, Vol. 25 No. 5, pp. 864-874.
  13. Y. Zhang, and T. H. Kwok*, Customization and Topology Optimization of Compression Braces on Two-Manifold Surfaces”, Computer-Aided Design, SI: Advances in Generative Design, Volume 111, June 2019, Pages 113-122.
  14. J. Huang, T. H. Kwok*, and C. Zhou, “Parametric Design for Human Body Modeling by Wireframe-Assisted Deep Learning”, Computer-Aided Design, SI: Advances in Generative Design, Volume 108, March 2019, Pages 19-29.
  15. Y. S. Leung, T. H. Kwok, X. Li, Y. Yang, C. C. L. Wang, and Y. Chen, “Challenges and Status on Design and Computation for Emerging Additive Manufacturing Technologies”, ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 19(2), 021013 (Mar 18, 2019).
  16. H. Mao, T. H. Kwok, Y. Chen, and C. C. L. Wang, “Adaptive Slicing based on Efficient Profile Analysis for Additive Manufacturing”, Computer-Aided Design, Volume 107, February 2019, Pages 89-101.
  17. T. H. Kwok, “DNSS: Dual-Normal Space Sampling for 3D ICP Registration”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 241-252, Jan. 2019.
  18. T. Wang, T. H. Kwok*, C. Zhou, and S. Vader, “In-situ Droplet Inspection and Closed-Loop Control System using Machine Learning for Liquid Metal Jet Printing”, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Volume 47, April 2018, Pages 83-92.
  19. T. H. Kwok and Y. Chen, “GDFE: Geometry-Driven Finite Element for Four-Dimensional Printing”, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 139(11), 111006 (Sep 13, 2017).
  20. J. Huang, T. H. Kwok*, and C. Zhou, “V4PCS: Volumetric 4PCS Algorithm for Global Registration”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 139(11), 111403 (Oct 02, 2017).
  21. D. Deng, T. H. Kwok, and Y. Chen, “4D Printing: Design and Fabrication of Smooth Curved Surface Using Controlled Self-Folding”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 139(8), 081702 (Jun 22, 2017). Most Accessed Article of the Journal in 2017.
  22. G. Xu, T. H. Kwok, and C. C. L. Wang, “Isogeometric Computation Reuse Method for Complex Objects with Topology-Consistent Volumetric Parameterization”, Computer-Aided Design, Volume 91, October 2017, Pages 1-13.
  23. Y. Zhang and T. H. Kwok*, “An Interactive Product Customization Framework for Freeform Shapes”, Rapid Prototyping Journal, Vol. 23 Issue: 6, pp. 1136-1145. [Video: https://youtu.be/4-syJ5XiV3w]
  24. K. Xu, T. H. Kwok, Z. Zhao, and Y. Chen, “A Reverse Compensation Framework for Shape Deformation Control in Additive Manufacturing”, ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 17(2), 021012 (Feb 16, 2017).
  25. T. H. Kwok, H. Ye, Y. Chen, C. Zhou, and W. Xu, “Mass Customization: Reuse of Digital Slicing for Additive Manufacturing”, ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 17(2), 021009 (Feb 16, 2017).

Recent conference publications

  1. I. Mustafa^ and T. H. Kwok*, “Development of Intertwined Infills to Improve Multi-Material Interfacial Bond Strength”, ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Online.
  2. C.-D. Matte^, T. H. Kwok*, “Simulation of Hyper-Elasticity by Shape Estimation”, ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Aug 16 – 19, 2020, Online. doi: 10.1115/DETC2020-22583
  3. J. Huang, T. H. Kwok*, “Comparing Segmentation Approaches for Learning-Aware Wireframe Generation on Human Model”, ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Aug 16 – 19, 2020, Online. doi: 10.1115/DETC2020-22616
  4. E. Sales^, T. H. Kwok*, and Y. Chen “Toolpath Generation for Additive Manufacturing Considering Structural Performance”, ASME Manufacturing Science & Engineering (MSEC2020), Jun 22 – 26, 2020, Cincinnati, OH, USA. doi: 10.1115/MSEC2020-8413
  5. T. H. Kwok, “Geometric Simulation for Thick Origami”, ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Aug 18-21, 2019, Anaheim, CA, USA. doi: 10.1115/DETC2019-97094
  6. Y. Zhang and T. H. Kwok*, “A Customer-to-Manufacturer Design Model for Custom Compression Casts”, ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Aug 18-21, 2019, Anaheim, CA, USA. doi: 10.1115/DETC2019-98043
  7. C. T. Richard^ and T. H. Kwok*, “Rapid Investment Casting: Design and Manufacturing Technologies”, ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Aug 18-21, 2019, Anaheim, CA, USA. doi: 10.1115/DETC2019-97554
  8. T. H. Kwok, “The Quality of Slicing Technologies for Digital Light Processing 3D Printing”, ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), Jun 10-14, 2019, Erie, PA, USA. doi: 10.1115/MSEC2019-2815
  9. J. Huang, H. Sun, T. H. Kwok, C. Zhou, and W. Xu, “Geometric Deep Learning for Shape Correspondence in Mass Customization”, ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), Jun 10-14, 2019, Erie, PA, USA. doi: 10.1115/MSEC2019-3006
  10. H. Ye, T. H. Kwok, C. Zhou, and W. Xu, “Information Reuse to Accelerate Customized Product Slicing for Additive Manufacturing”. ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), Aug 26-29, 2018, Quebec City, Canada. doi: 10.1115/DETC2018-86205
  11. P. Kooshki^, and T. H. Kwok*, “Review of Natural Fiber Reinforced Elastomer Composites”, ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), Aug 26-29, 2018, Quebec City, Canada. doi:10.1115/DETC2018-86042
  12. C.-D. Matte^, M. Pearson^, F. Trottier-Cournoyer^, A. Dafoe^, and T. H. Kwok*, “Multi-Material Digital Light Processing Printer with Material Tower and Spray Cleaning”, ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), Jun 18-22, 2018, Texas, USA. doi:10.1115/MSEC2018-6668
  13. Y. Zhang, and T. H. Kwok*, “Design and Interaction Interface using Augmented Reality for Smart Manufacturing”, SME North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC 46), Jun 18-22, 2018, Texas, USA. doi: 10.1016/j.promfg.2018.07.140
  14. G. Fang, C.-D. Matte, T. H. Kwok*, and C. C. L. Wang, “Geometry-based Direct Simulation for Multi-Material Soft Robots”, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 21-25, 2018, Brisbane, Australia. doi: 10.1109/ICRA.2018.8461088
  15. J. Huang, T. H. Kwok*, and C. Zhou, “Statistical Learning of Human Body through Feature Wireframe”, The 8th International Conference and Exhibition on 3D Body Scanning and Processing Technologies (3DBODY.TECH), pp. 337-346, Oct 11-12, 2017, Montreal, QC, Canada. doi: 10.15221/17.337
  16. S. V. Hoa, M. D. Hoang, J. Fortin-Simposon, and T. H. Kwok, “4D Printing of Composites”, The 21st International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-21), Aug 20-25, 2017, Xi’an, China.
  17. J. Huang, T. H. Kwok*, and C. Zhou, “V4PCS: Volumetric 4PCS Algorithm for Global Registration”, ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference and the Computer and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE), Aug 06-09, 2017, Cleveland, Ohio. doi: 10.1115/DETC2017-67452
  18. T. H. Kwok, “Geometry-Driven Finite Element for Four-Dimensional Printing”, ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), Jun 4-8, 2017, Los Angeles, CA. doi: 10.1115/MSEC2017-2621
  19. T. Wang, and T. H. Kwok*, C. Zhou “In-situ Droplet Inspection and Control System for Liquid Metal Jet 3D Printing Process”, NAMRI/SME North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC), Jun 4-8, 2017, Los Angeles, CA. doi: 10.1016/j.promfg.2017.07.088

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