Yang Zaoli

Personal profile

Name: Zaoli Yang

Gender: Male

Degrees: Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor

E-mail: yangzaoli@bjut.edu.cn ; yangzaoli@hotmail.com

Current Professional Societies

1. Lead guest editor of “Mathematical Problems in Engineering”

2. Guest editor of “Complexity”

3. The executive director of Heilongjiang Intellectual Property Research Association in China

4. Member of Council for the Future Analysis and Management of Emerging Technologies.

Research Areas

multi-attribute (multi-criteria) decision making, fuzzy sets and systems, and data mining


1. Outstanding Works of Heilongjiang 17th Philosophical and Social Science, third prize, 2016


2. National Scholarship of doctoral candidate, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, 2015


3. National Scholarship of doctoral candidate, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, 2014


4. PhD Scholarship, Harbin Engineering University, 2013/08-2016/07


5. Master Scholarship, Harbin Engineering University, 2011/08-2013/07


Z L Yang, T Ouyang, X Fu*, X Peng. A decision-making algorithm for online shopping using deeplearningbased opinion pairs mining and q-rung orthopair fuzzy interaction Heronian mean operators. International Journal of Intelligent Systems. 35(5) (2020), pp 783-825.

Z L Yang, H Garg, J Li, G Srivastavad, Z Cao*. Investigation of multiple heterogeneous relationships using a q-rung orthopair fuzzy multi-criteria decision algorithm, Neural Computing and Applications, 2020, 1-22. Accepted.

Z L Yang, X Li, H Garg*, R Peng, S Wu, L Huang. Group decision algorithm for aged healthcare product purchase under q-rung picture normal fuzzy environment using Heronian mean operator, International Journal of Computational Intelligent Systems, 2020, 1-28. Accepted.

Z L Yang, J P Chang*. Diagnosing goal deviation of intellectual property strategy execution in China using LDA and bimodal network. Knowledge Management Research & Practice, 2020, 1-19, Accepted.

W Chen, C Lin, C Li, L Kong and Z L Yang*. Tracing the Evolution of 3D Printing Technology in China Using LDA-Based Patent Abstract Mining, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2020, 1-11, In Press.

Z L Yang, J P Chang*. Interval-Valued Pythagorean Normal Fuzzy Information Aggregation Operators for Multi-Attribute Decision Making, IEEE Access, 8 (2020) , pp 51295- 51314.

Z L Yang, X Li, Z H Cao and J Q Li*. Q-rung Orthopair Normal Fuzzy Aggregation Operators and Their Application in Multi-Attribute Decision-Making, Mathematics, 7(12) (2019), Art. No. 1142.

Z L Yang, G M Xiong, Z H Cao,Y C Li, L C Huang. A Decision Method for Online Purchases Considering Dynamic Information Preference Based on Sentiment Orientation Classification and Discrete DIFWA Operators, IEEE ACCESS, 7 (2019) , pp 77008-77026.

Y C Li, H G Wang, R K, Z L Yang*. Type II assembly line balancing problem with multi-operators, Neural Computing & Applications, 31 (2019), pp 347-357.

Z L Yang, J D Zhu* Online product purchasing decision through IoT platform: based on normal stochastic multi-criteria decision method and vertical projection distance, Cluster Computing, 22(2019), 8161–816.

Y C Li, M L Wen, R K, Z L Yang*. Type-1 Assembly Line Balancing considering uncertain task time, Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, 35(2) (2018), pp 2619-2631.

Z L Yang*, Y Y Shi, Y C Li. Analysis of intellectual property cooperation behavior and its simulation under two types of scenarios using evolutionary game theory, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 125(2018), pp 739-750

Z L Yang, Jinping Chang*, Solving dynamic normal distribution stochastic decision-making problems based on time degree and vertical projection distance, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 22(5-6)2018, pp 1153–1163

Z L Yang*, J Q Li, L C Huang, Y Y Shi. Developing dynamic intuitionistic normal fuzzy aggregation operators for multi-attribute decision-making with time sequence preference, Expert Systems with Applications, 82(2017), pp 344-356

Z L Yang*, L C Huang. Dynamic Stochastic Multiattribute Decision-Making That Considers Stochastic Variable Variance Characteristics under Time-Sequence Contingency Environments, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2017 (2017), pp1-9

W Chen, Z L Yang*, P Wei. Port strategic alliance partner selection using grey target model based on error propagation and vertical projection distance, Journal of Coastal Research, 2015, 73:797-804.

Personal statement

Zaoli Yang was born in Jiangxi, China, in 1986. He received the B.Sc. degree from the Harbin University of Commerce, Harbin, China, in 2010, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, in 2013 and 2016, respectively. He has been an Associate Professor in management science and engineering with the College of Economics and Management, Beijing University of Technology, since 2017. His main research interests include multi-attribute decision making, fuzzy set theory, and data mining. His research has been published in some academic journals, including International Journal of Intelligent Systems, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Expert Systems with Applications, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Cluster Computing, IEEE ACCESS, and Neural Computing and Applications, etc. He is the Lead Guest Editor of Mathematical Problems in Engineering, in 2020-2021, the Guest Editor of Complexity, in 2020-2021.