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Han Bao

  • Han Bao
  • Professor
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • 238e Kaufman Hall
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4922
  • hbao@odu.edu
  • Education

    University of New South Wales (Australia), 1976
    Major: Mechanical and Aerospace Eng., Manufacturing/Design
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of New South Wales, 1972
    Major: Industrial Engineering
    Degree: M.Sc.
    University of New South Wales, 1969
    Major: Industrial Engineering
    Degree: B.S.
  • Award of ASME Faculty Advisor
  • Award of Excellence in Industrial Partnering, College of Engineering and Technology, Old Dominion University
  • Faculty Development Project Award, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Halliburton Faculty Award, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • International Travel Award, NSF
  • International Travel Award, Research Office, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Travel Grant, Center for Manufacturing Management and Automation, University of South Australia
  • • Honorary Member of the International Advisory Board for Graduate Program in Manufacturing Management, University of South Australia, in Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore
  • 1994: ASEE/NASA Faculty Fellowship
  • 1990: Engineering Research Fellowship, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • 1987: Listed as speaker in SME Speakers Directory
  • 1984: Listed in Who's Who in Technology Today
  • 1973: Dean's Research Scholarship for Ph.D. Study
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Scholarships for Future Marine Engineering Workforce Professionals, Scientists, and Industry Leaders
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia
    Date: August, 2008 - August, 2012
    Investigators:Newman, B. A.; Bao, H. P.; Dean, A. W.; Hou, G. J.; Baysal, O.
    Marine career tech (MCTech): STEM careers in shipbuilding and marine industry
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation – ATE
    Date: July 01, 2009 - June 30, 2012
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Dickerson, D. L.; Verma, A. K.; McKinney, S. E.; Bao, H. P.
    Scholarships for Future Marine Engineering Workforce Professionals, Scientists, and Industry Leaders
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF
    Date: September 15, 2007 - August 31, 2011
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Emission Inventory Study of Ocean Cruising Vessels
    Sponsoring Organization: Maersk Line Ltd
    Date: May 15, 2008 - December 31, 2008
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    An integrated and Extensible Cost Evaluation and Simulation System
    Sponsoring Organization: Intelligent Automation Inc.
    Date: September, 2006 - September, 2008
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Requirement Analysis, Benchmarking and Development of Fleet Wide Metrics to determine Optimal Manning of Naval Vessels for Fleet Readiness from a Maintenance Perspective
    Sponsoring Organization: CDI Corp.
    Date: August 16, 2007 - December 31, 2007
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Production Planning for a Wheelchair Accessible Examination Table
    Sponsoring Organization: Martin Manufacturing LLC.
    Date: June 11, 2007 - August 25, 2007
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Pollution Prevention Information Network
    Sponsoring Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
    Date: January 1, 2006 - December 31, 2006
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Erten-Unal, M.; Yoon, J.; Bao, H. P.
    Wheelchair accessible medical examination table
    Sponsoring Organization: Amadas Industries through VATPDC
    Date: June 28, 2005 - September 15, 2005
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Cost Estimation Techniques for Multi-Disciplinary Optimization
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley research Center
    Date: May 14, 2002 - May 13, 2005
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    • Process Cost Modeling for Multi-Disciplinary Design Applications
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center
    Date: June 1, 1999 - March, 2002
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Development of Tower Inspection Report System
    Sponsoring Organization: Zortman Inc. and Center for Innovative Technology
    Date: September 9, 1999 - December 31, 1999
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Development of Software for AutoSwitch Devices
    Sponsoring Organization: Concoa, Inc. and Center for Innovative Technology
    Date: April 15, 1999 - December 31, 1999
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    • Cooling Vest Reengineering Analysis and Production Planning
    Sponsoring Organization: Burlington Industries and Center for Innovative Technology
    Date: June 14, 1999 - August 14, 1999
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Market Planning for a Direct Marketing Company
    Sponsoring Organization: Comtrad, Inc.
    Date: July 15, 1998 - December 31, 1998
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    • Cost Estimation of Composites Manufacturing Processes Using Process Cost Analysis Database (PCAD)
    Sponsoring Organization: Raytheon Aircraft Company
    Date: July 1, 1998 - December 12, 1998
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Market Planning for a Direct Marketing Company
    Sponsoring Organization: Comtrad Industries, Midlothian Virginia
    Date: March 1, 1998 - December 1, 1998
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Unal, R.; Bao, H. P.
    Tomahawk Missile Process Analysis
    Sponsoring Organization: Resource Consultants, Inc.
    Date: December 12, 1997 - June 30, 1998
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    TAC/CIT and College of Engineering and Technology, ODU
    Sponsoring Organization: Fleet and Industrial Supply Center
    Date: July 1, 1996 - September 30, 1997
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Productivity Enhancement for Printed Circuit Board Assembly
    Sponsoring Organization: M-TEQ Corporation
    Date: March 1, 1997 - May 31, 1997
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Industrial Manufacturing Process Assessment (IMPAC) Center
    Sponsoring Organization: TAC/CIT and College of Engineering and Technology, ODU
    Date: August 1, 1996 - May 31, 1997
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Design Service Allocation Predictor Model
    Sponsoring Organization: Fleet and Industrial Supply Center
    Date: January 1, 1996 - May 15, 1996
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Planning for Assembly Operations
    Sponsoring Organization: Mitsubishi Chemical, Virginia Operations/CIT-TAC
    Date: September 15, 1994 - May 31, 1995
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Productivity Study of Packaging Operations
    Sponsoring Organization: Chase Packaging/CIT-TAC
    Date: June 1, 1994 - August 31, 1994
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    TechnoArt Project
    Sponsoring Organization: the Provost's Office
    Date: February 8, 1994 - August 15, 1994
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Project Management Information System
    Sponsoring Organization: Dynamics Engineering/CIT-TAC
    Date: October 15, 1993 - July 31, 1994
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Quality Improvement of Can Lines
    Sponsoring Organization: Planters/CIT-TAC
    Date: February 28, 1994 - July 1, 1994
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Software Quality Assurance
    Sponsoring Organization: Naval Sea Combat Systems Engineering Station
    Date: September 1, 1992 - October 1, 1992
    Investigators:Unal, R.; Reed, B.; Bao, H. P.
    PC-Based Rapid Modeling Techniques for Capacity Analysis of Manufacturing Cells
    Sponsoring Organization: Caterpillar, Inc.
    Date: April, 1991 - May, 1992
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Engineering Specifications and System Design for CAD/CAM of Custom Shoes
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center
    Date: September, 1986 - December, 1990
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Knowledge Representation of Printed Circuit Card Assembly with Surface Mounted Devices
    Sponsoring Organization: Texas Instruments
    Date: January, 1987 - December, 1987
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Design, Development, and Implementation of a University Flexible Manufacturing Center
    Sponsoring Organization: Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering Institute, North Carolina State University
    Date: October, 1984 - May, 1987
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Transfer of Quality Assurance techniques to pre-Production Design Operations
    Sponsoring Organization: IBM
    Date: October, 1983 - October, 1985
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Electronics Manufacturing
    Sponsoring Organization: Westinghouse
    Date: May, 1983 - May, 1985
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Reliability of Display Products during Warranty
    Sponsoring Organization: IBM
    Date: September, 1982 - February, 1983
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Design, Construction and Testing of a Flexible Manufacturing Cell Model
    Sponsoring Organization: Productivity Research and Extension Program, NCSU
    Date: July, 1982 - December, 1982
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.
    Computerized Facilities Design
    Sponsoring Organization: Productivity Research and Extension Program, NCSU
    Date: June, 1982 - December, 1982
    Investigators:Bao, H. P.