Personnel Profile

Kai Jin, Ph.D., Professor & Industrial Engineering Program Coordinator

Kai Jin, Ph.D.


Ph.D., Texas Tech. University, Lubbock

B.S., Nankai University, China

Research Interests

- Green product and sustainable manufacturing
- Life cycle assessment
- Wind Energy
- Six sigma and quality control
- Decision-making support systems
- Engineering Education

Recent Publications

  • He, B., Li, H., Jin, K., Shape memory polymer actuated hollow snap-fit design analysis, Materials & Design, Vol. 47, pp. 539-550, 2013.

  • Li, H., Jin, K., He, B., Chen, Y., Hollow Structure Snap-Fit Design Embedded with Shape Memory Polymer Sheet, CIRP Annals-Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 61, Issue 1, pp.31-34, 2012.

  • Li, H., Ortega, J., Chen, Y., He, B., Jin, K., Study of Shape Memory Polymers Snap-Fit for Disassembly, Automation Assembly, Vol. 32, Issue 3, pp. 245-250, 2012.

  • Ramos, C.A., Ramirez, D., Jin, K., Li, H., Factorial Analysis of Selected Factors Affecting the Electricity Production of Onshore Wind Farms, International Journal of Energy for a Clean Environment, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 67-77, 2011.

  • Jin, K., Zhang, H., “A Decision Support Model Based on a Reference Point Method for End-of-Life Electronic Product Management,” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Volume 30, P1251-P1259, 2007.

Contact Information

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
EC 305
MSC 191 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: (361) 593-2135
Personal Website:

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