About Us

 Intelligent Systems Lab at University of Virginia, led by Dr. Qing (Cindy) Chang, works on various aspects of intelligent systems research as applied to manufacturing system:

  • Cyber Physical Systems for Smart Manufacturing
  • Human-Robot Collaboration in Manufacturing Systems
  • Intelligent Maintenance for Manufacturing Systems
  • Real-Time Energy Management for Integrated Production and Energy System
  • Battery Manufacturing System Modeling, Analysis, and Reliability Assessment

For more details, please visit the research and publications page.

News and Events

  • May 2022
    • Congratulations to Jing Huang for successfully defending his PhD dissertation
    • Congratulations to Cheng Zhu for passing his qualifying exam
  • January 2022
    • Welcome Muhammad Waseem to join our research group
  • November 2021
    • Congratulations to Tian Yu for passing his qualifying exam
  • September 2021
    • Welcome Kshitij 'Horizon' Bhatta to join our research group
  • January 2021
    • Welcome Chen Li to join Intelligent Systems Lab
  • May 2020
    • Dr. Qing Chang was listed by SME in "The 20 Most Influential Professors in Smart Manufacturing"
    • Check out the following link for more details:


  • August 2019
    • Congratulations to Jing Zou for successfully defending his PhD thesis
    • Congratulations to Xinyan Ou for successfully defending her PhD thesis
    • Congratulations to Yu Qian for successfully defending his MS thesis
  • January 2019
    • We moved from Stony Brook University to UVA (Jan. 2019)
  • July 2018
    • Welcome Cheng Zhu, Yu Tian to join our research group
  • September 2017
    • Welcome Jing Huang, Yu Qian and Rui Zhong to join our research group 


Position Openings

We have positions open for Ph.D. Students. Please contact Dr. Chang for details: qc9nq@virginia.edu.

Contact Us

122 Engineers Way

Charlottesville, VA 22904

Email: qc9nq@virginia.edu