Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Bin Wei, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
ENGC 337
MSC 191 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
Voice: (361) 593-4438


Research Interests

  • Robotics
  • Control theory
  • Dynamical systems
  • Human-robot interaction 
  • Advanced Manufacturing 
  • Synchronization

 "Currently hiring PhD students in the areas of control theory, robotics, dynamical systems, synchronization. If interested, please email me your CV. Start date: immediately"


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Ontario Tech University, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, 2016

M.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, Hebei University of Engineering, China, 2013

B.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, Hebei Normal University of Science and Technology China, 2010


Recent Publications

[1] Bin Wei, Dan Zhang. A review of dynamic balancing for robotic mechanisms. Robotica. Vol. 39, Issue 1, 2021, pp. 55-71.

[2] Dan Zhang, Bin Wei. Design, analysis and modelling of a hybrid controller for serial robotic manipulators. Robotica, Vol. 35, Issue 9, 2017, pp. 1888 - 1905.

[3] Dan Zhang, Bin Wei. A review on model reference adaptive control of robotic manipulators. Annual Review in Control, Vol. 43, 2017, pp. 188-198.

[4] Dan Zhang, Bin Wei. Design and integration for high performance robotic systems based on decomposition and hybridization approaches. Sensors, 17(1), 2017, pp. 1-20.

[5] Dan Zhang, Bin Wei. Dynamic balancing of mechanisms and parallel robots through reconfiguration and integration design. International Journal of Robotics and Automation, Vol. 32, Issue 6, 2017.

[6] Dan Zhang, Bin Wei. Interactions and optimizations analysis between stiffness and workspace of 3-UPU robotic mechanism. Measurement Science Review. 17, No. 2, 2017, pp. 82-91.

[7] Dan Zhang, Bin Wei. Modelling and optimization of a 4-DOF hybrid robotic manipulator. International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 30, No. 11, 2017, pp. 1179-1189.

[8] Dan Zhang, Bin Wei. Convergence performance comparisons of PID, MRAC and PID-MRAC hybrid controller. Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 11, Issue 2, 2016, pp 213–217.

[9] Dan Zhang, Bin Wei. Payload variation compensation for robotic arms through model reference control approach. International Journal of Robotics and Automation. Vol. 31, No. 6, 2016.

[10] Dan Zhang, Bin Wei. Design, kinematic and dynamic modeling of a novel tripod based manipulator. Robotica. Vol. 34, Issue 10, 2016, pp. 2186 - 2204.

Bin Wei, Ph.D.