Dr. Ming LI is currently a Research Assistant Professor at Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prior to joining ISE, Dr. LI was a Lecturer at School of Intelligent Systems Science and Engineering, Jinan University and Post-Doctoral Fellow at the HKU-ZIRI Laboratory for Physical Internet (pi-Lab), The University of Hong Kong. He received his PhD degree and master’s degree (Distinction) from Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, in 2018 and 2013 respectively. He also obtained dual Bachelor degrees in Computer Science (major) and Finance (minor) at South China University of Technology in 2012. He has conducted research projects in the field of Industrial Blockchain and Digital Twin for Smart Manufacturing and Logistics with substantial government and industrial grants. He has published a series of papers on leading international journals including IJPE, IJPR, RCIM, CAIE, and etc. He has also obtained dozens of patents and copyrights. He is the Core Member of the 2019 Guangdong Special Support Talent Program – Innovation and Entrepreneurship Leading Team.
PhD in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, 2018
The University of Hong Kong (HKSAR)
MSc in Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management (Distinction), 2013
The University of Hong Kong (HKSAR)
BEng in Computer Science and Technology (Major), 2012
South China University of Technology (CHINA)
BSc in Finance (Minor), 2012
South China University of Technology (CHINA)
(* refers to corresponding author)
 Li, M., Feng, J., Xu, S. * (2023). Toward resilient cloud warehousing via a blockchain-enabled auction approach. Frontiers of Engineering Management, Accepted.
 Li, M., Li, M. *, Ding, H., Ling, S., & Huang, G. Q. (2022). Graduation-inspired synchronization for industry 4.0 planning, scheduling, and execution. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 64, 94-106.
 Li, M., Shao, S. *, Li, Y., Zhang, H., Zhang, N., & He, Y. (2022). A Physical Internet (PI) based inland container transportation problem with selective non-containerized shipping requests. International Journal of Production Economics, 245, 108403. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2021.108403
 Li, M., Fu, Y. *, Chen, Q., Qu T. (2021). Blockchain-enabled digital twin collaboration platform for heterogeneous socialized manufacturing resource management. International Journal of Production Research, doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2021.1966118
 Li, M., Li, Z. *, Huang, X., & Qu, T. (2021). Blockchain-based digital twin sharing platform for reconfigurable socialized manufacturing resource integration. International Journal of Production Economics, 240, 108223.
 Fu, Y., & Li, M. * (2022). DEA cross‐efficiency aggregation based on preference structure and acceptability analysis. International Transactions in Operational Research, 29, 987-1011. doi.org/10.1111/itor.13041
 Li, M., Shao, S. *, Ye, Q., Xu, G., & Huang, G. Q. (2020). Blockchain-enabled logistics finance execution platform for capital-constrained E-commerce retail. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 65, 101962.
 Fu, Y., Li, M. *, Luo, H. *, & Huang, G. Q. (2019). Industrial robot selection using stochastic multicriteria acceptability analysis for group decision making. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 122, 103304.
 Li, M., Shen, L., & Huang, G. Q. * (2019). Blockchain-enabled workflow operating system for logistics resources sharing in E-commerce logistics real estate service. Computers & Industrial Engineering, 135, 950-969.
 Li, M., Xu, G. *, Lin, P., & Huang, G. Q. (2019). Cloud-based mobile gateway operation system for industrial wearables. Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 58, 43-54.
 Li, M., Lin, P., Xu, G., & Huang, G. Q. * (2018). Cloud-based ubiquitous object sharing platform for heterogeneous logistics system integration. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 38, 343-356.
 2023-2026: iFactory: Cyber-Physical Factory that Mass Customizes Products, RGC CRF (No.C7076-22GF), HKD 6,271,840, Co-PI
 2023-2027: SynchronHub: Cyber-Physical Internet for Synchronizing Cross-Border Logistics Hubs in the Greater Bay Area (GBA), RGC TBRS (No.T32-707/22-N), HKD 40,301,000, Co-PI
 2023-2025: Blockchain-based multidimensional privacy-preserving governance approach for multimodal medical big data, General Program of GDSTC, RMB 100,000, PI
 2022-2024: Blockchain-based C2M Production-logistics Resource Twining Approach, Science and Technology Projects in Guangzhou (No.202201010329), RMB 50,000, PI
 2022-2024: Blockchain-enabled Privacy-preserving Collaborative Execution Approach for Data-driven ESG Assessment, Start-up Fund of PolyU (No.P0043406), HKD 250,000, PI
 2021-2022: Blockchain-based Privacy Computing Method for Logistics Algorithm, Industrial Project (No.DH-CG-202203025), RMB 75,000, PI
 2021-2022: Blockchain-based IoT Edge Computing Gateway and Data Service Platform, Industrial Project (No.ZX20211282)/Guangdong Provincial Enterprise Technology Correspondent Project (GDKTP2021051200), RMB 250,000, PI
 2021-2023: Blockchain-based Digital Twin Encapsulation Sharing Method for Heterogeneous Social Manufacturing Resources, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (No.52005218), RMB 240,000, PI
 2021-2024: Robust Optimization and Multi-stage Combinatorial Auction for Dynamic Waste Collection Synchronization, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (No.72071093), RMB 490,000, Co-I
 2020-2022: Blockchain-driven Multi-dimensional Supervision Method for Digital Twin-based Medical Supply Chain, Guangdong Basic and Applied Basic Research Foundation (No.2019A1515110296), RMB 100,000, PI
 2020-2022: Blockchain-based Public Logistics Twins Service Method for C2M Industrial Parks, Innovation Project of Guangdong Provincial Universities (No.2020KTSCX013), RMB 90,000, PI
 2020-2022: Blockchain-driven Logistics Twins Synchronization in C2M Industrial Parks, Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (No.21620359), RMB 90,000, PI
 2020-2022: Industrial Wearable-enabled Multi-mode Picking and Sorting Twin System for E-commerce Logistics, Industrial Project (No.ZX20200552), RMB 101,000, PI
 2019-2022: Data-driven Intelligent Decision-making Technology and System for Manufacturing Enterprises, National Key R&D Program of China (No.2019YFB1705401), RMB 770,000, Co-PI
 2019-2020: Construction of Interactive E-commerce Logistics Practice Teaching System Based on Digital Twin Technology, Teaching Reform Project of Jinan University, RMB10,000, PI
 2018-2019 Trial: RFID-Enabled Building Information Modeling (BIM) Platform for Prefabrication Housing Production in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Fund (ITT/003/18LP), HKD 2,990,000, PM
 Li Ming, Shi Zheng, Yang Guanghua, Assembled goods shelves unit and combination goods shelves, Chinese utility model, ZL2022205110002.7, 29/07/2022.
 Li Ming, Zhao Zhiheng, Shen Leidi, An order picking system, Chinese utility model, ZL202023338283.0, 08/02/2022.
 Li Ming, Zhao Zhiheng, Shen Leidi, A stocktaking system, Chinese utility model, ZL202023338130.6, 03/12/2021.
 Li Ming, Ren Puyao, Folding charging device, Chinese utility model, ZL201920917143.7, 27/12/2019.
 Li Ming, Li Longyi, Traceable smart lock based on NB-IoT technologies shares drop & hook, Chinese utility model, ZL201820384161.9, 21/09/2018.
 Li Ming, Ren Puyao, One kind being based on the Multidimensional Awareness sensing equipment of NB-IoT, Chinese utility model, ZL201820333470.3, 14/12/2018.
 Li Ming, Xie Yangrui, Low power controller based on NB-IoT multidimensional sensing device, Chinese utility model, ZL201820350658.9, 30/11/2018.
 Li Ming, Li Chunming, Wearable one-dimension code two-dimensional code reader, Chinese utility model, ZL201820333469.0, 09/11/2018.
 Li Ming, Luo Hao, Kong Xiangtianrui, et al., One kind miniaturization hyperfrequency read/write circuit module, Chinese utility model, ZL201720729856.1, 09/01/2018.
 Smart warehouse buffering management system V1.1, 2019SR0800812.
 Mobile cloud asset execution control system V1.1, 2019SR0803116.
 Smart logistics buffering management system V1.1, 2019SR0801270.
 Smart UPnP mobile gateway for heterogeneous devices V1.1, 2019SR0801267.
 iSync E-commerce logistics synchronization system V1.1, 2019SR0803133.
 iCoordinator logistics resource collaborated execution system V1.1, 2019SR0803121.
 Digital twin-based low power Bluetooth scanning control system V1.0, 2020SR0467011.
 Microkernel-based integrated control system for Heterogeneous IoT devices V1.0, 2020SR0467287.
 Data-driven routing optimization service platform V1.0, 2020SR0710159.
 Real-time tracking and tracing service system based on NB-IoT V1.0, 2020SR0710152.
 Blockchain-based trustable Internet of Things acquisition module V1.0, 2021SR0606930.
 Blockchain-based pharmaceutical logistics digital twin unit module V1.0, 2021SR0606929.
 A multi-dimensional fusion digital twin system for circulating water pumps V1.0, 2021SR0593987.
 A multi-dimensional fusion digital twin system for SMT production line V1.0, 2021SR599060.
 Blockchain-based multi-dimensional supervision platform for pharmaceutical supply chain V1.0, 2021SR0594073
 Digital twin control system for heterogeneous 3D printers V1.0, 2021SR0594072.
 RFID experimental platform V1.0, 2021SR1181214.
 IoT Experimental platform V1.0, 2021SR1188143.
 An optimization algorithm platform for new retailing city logistics V1.0, 2021SR1795381.
 Blockchain-based billing management system for cloud warehousing service V1.0, 2021SR1795380.
 A multi-dimensional fusion digital twin system for nuclear power units V1.0, 2022SR0598619.
 HF campus card experiment system based on RFID experiment platform V1.0, 2022SR0598602.
 LF access control card experimental system based on RFID experimental platform V1.0, 2022SR0598601.
 UHF warehousing experimental system based on RFID experimental platform V1.0, 2022SR0598581.