Li Zhang is a Ph.D. candidate at the joint Cyber-Physical Laboratory at the Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China, under the supervision of Prof. Weiping He. He is currently a visiting student at the Empathic Computing Laboratory at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, under the supervision of Prof. Mark Billinghurst. His research interest is the interactions between humans, computers and smart objects in AR/VR based intelligent manufacturing.
He received a bachelor’s degree in advanced manufacturing engineering from the Northwestern Polytechnical University in 2015. Since then, he has been in the AR/VR community for 5 years. He is dedicated to combining the latest information technology with industry to further enhance the intelligence of advanced manufacturing systems and the harmony between humans and machines.