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Dr Jinsheng Kang
Honorary Senior Lecturer


Jinsheng joined Brunel Design as a Lecturer in Design in 2003. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), Member of IMechE, and Fellow in The Higher Education Academy. He obtained his BEng degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in China in 1982 and his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering in the UK in 2001. After completing his PhD, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Bournemouth University from 2001 to 2003 before he joined Brunel University London.

He was an Assistant Lecturer (1982-1986), Lecturer (1988-1993), Associate Professor (1993-1996) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Xinjiang Institute of Technology (Now, School of Mechanical Engineering, Xinjiang University) in China. He was an Academic Visiting Scholar in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, USA from 1986 to 1988, in the Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University, UK from 1996 to 1997, and in the Center for Human Modelling and Simulation (HMS), University of Pennsylvania, USA in summers 2008 and 2009.

Professional qualifications

BEng, PhD, CEng, MIMechE, FHEA

Newest selected publications

Tao, Q., Kang, J., Sun, W., Li, Z. and Huo, X. (2016) 'Digital Evaluation of Sitting Posture Comfort in Human-vehicle System under Industry 4.0 Framework'. Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 29 (6). pp. 1096 - 1103. ISSN: 1000-9345 Open Access Link

Journal article

Wang, D., Kang, J., Qin, SF. and Birringer, J. (2015) 'Cultural-based visual expression: Emotional analysis of human face via Peking Opera Painted Faces (POPF)'. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 75 (19). pp. 11865 - 11891. ISSN: 1380-7501 Open Access Link

Journal article

Price, ME., Brown, S., Dukes, A. and Kang, J. (2015) 'Bodily Attractiveness and Egalitarianism are Negatively Related in Males'. Evolutionary Psychology, 13 (1). pp. 140 - 166. ISSN: 1474-7049 Open Access Link

Journal article

Chen, L., Kang, J., Zhang, L., Wang, M. and Wang, D. (2014) 'The application of Han Dynasty cultural elements to modern product design'.2014 20th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. pp. 79 - 82.Open Access Link

Conference paper

Hong, J., Kang, J. and Price, ME. (2014) 'Extraction of bodily features for gait recognition and gait attractiveness evaluation'. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 71 (3). pp. 1999 - 2013. ISSN: 1380-7501 Open Access Link

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