Min Xia

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia (2017)
M. Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China (2012)
B.Eng., Industrial Engineering, Southeast University (2009)

Dr. Min Xia joined Western University as an Associate Professor in 2023. He was an Associate Professor in Advanced Manufacturing in the School of Engineering at Lancaster University, United Kingdom. His research interests include intelligent machine condition monitoring, advanced manufacturing process monitoring and optimization, smart sensing, and smart manufacturing. He has led numerous research projects as PI or Co-I funded by Horizon 2020, Innovate UK, NSERC, Mitacs, etc., with total funding of more than $2.7m out of $17m. Dr. Xia has published more than 80 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences including top journals in mechatronics and industrial informatics. He was recently ranked in the Top 2% of scientists in the world, based on the impact of their published works. He is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy and a Senior Member of IEEE.


 Professional Organizations

  • Higher Education Academy (Fellow)
  • IEEE (Senior Member)



  • Journal of Mechatronic Systems and Control, Editor-in-Chief
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Associate Editor
  • IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Associate Editor
  • Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Associate Editor
  • IET Intelligent Collaborative Manufacturing, Associate Editor


Honors & Awards:

  • Outstanding Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2021
  • Mitacs-JSPS Summer Program Fellowship, 2019
  • Mitacs Acceleration Fellowship, 2015 - 2017
  • Graduate Student Academic Achievement Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UBC, 2017
  • Continuing Graduate Student Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UBC, 2016
  • Student Leadership Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UBC, 2015