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I am a Lecturer in Engineering Design and Manufacture at Kingston University London. Before I join Kingston I was working at Brunel University London. I have a PhD in Design Engineering, MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London, and BEng in Mechanical Engineering from University of Sheffield.
Currently accepting self-funded PhD applications. Students with China Scholarship Council (CSC) scholarships are also welcome.
Lecturer in Engineering Design and Manufacture
My teaching expertise are within Engineering Design, Design Metholody and Design Innovation.
My research interests include design innovation, data-driven design, robust engineering design and IP.
Jiang, Pingfei and Atherton, Mark A. (2021) A multi-objective approach for improving real-time audio peak reduction and speech clarity in a dental drill noise reduction device. Journal of Engineering, 7, pp. 380-393. ISSN (online) 2051-3305
Han, Ji, Jiang, Pingfei and Childs, Peter R. N. (2021) Metrics for measuring sustainable product design concepts. Energies, 14(12), p. 3469. ISSN (online) 1996-1073
Atherton, Mark, Jiang, Pingfei, Harrison, David and Malizia, Alessio (2018) Design for invention : annotation of functional geometry interaction for representing novel working principles. Research in Engineering Design, 29(2), pp. 245-262. ISSN (print) 0934-9839
Jiang, Pingfei, Atherton, Mark, Sorce, Salvatore, Harrison, David and Malizia, Alessio (2018) Design for invention : a framework for identifying emerging design–prior art conflict. Journal of Engineering Design, 29(10), pp. 596-615. ISSN (print) 0954-4828
Sorce, Salvatore, Malizia, Alessio, Jiang, Pingfei, Atherton, Mark and Harrison, David (2018) A novel visual interface to foster innovation in mechanical engineering and protect from patent infringement. Journal of Physics : Conference Series, 1004, 012024. ISSN (print) 1742-6588
Jiang, Pingfei, Atherton, Mark and Score, Salvatore (2021) Automated functional analysis of patents for producing design insight. In: ICED 21 : Design in motion : 23rd International Conference on Engineering Design; 16 - 20 Aug 2021, Gothenburg, Sweden (also online).
Eshraghi, Kourosh, Jiang, Pingfei, Suraci, Daniele and Atherton, Mark (2020) Preliminary study on end-effector compliance in automated fluid coupling for trains. In: The Thirteenth International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering (TMCE 2020) : Designing and Engineering of Smart Systems; .
Sorce, Salvatore, Malizia, Alessio, Gentile, Vito, Jiang, Pingfei, Atherton, Mark and Harrison, David (2019) Evaluation of a visual tool for early patent infringement detection during design. In: 7th International Symposium on End-User Development (IS-EUD 2019); 10-12 Jul 2019, Hatfield, U.K.. ISSN (print) 0302-9743
Jiang, P and Atherton, M (2019) Additive manufacture of passive acoustic filters : a feasibility study. In: 16th Rapid Design, Prototyping & Manufacturing Conference (RDPM 2019); 04 - 05 Apr 2019, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Jiang, Pingfei, Atherton, Mark, Harrison, David and Malizia, Alessio (2017) Framework of mechanical design knowledge representations for avoiding patent infringement. In: 21st International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED17); 21-25 Aug 2017, Vancouver, Canada.