Faculty

Below is a directory of faculty members that collaborate in the Center.

Baoxin Li

Baoxin Li

ASU School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering

Baoxin Li’s research interests are on visual computing and machine learning, including deep learning,  especially their application in the context of human-centered computing. He actively works on computer vision & pattern recognition, multimedia, image/video processing, assistive technologies for the visually impaired, human-computer interaction, statistical methods in visual computing.

Bin Mu

Bin Mu

ASU School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Prof. Bin Mu’s group has been focusing on the design, synthesis, and functionalization of nanostructured porous particles and membrane materials for a variety of applications in the areas of energy, environments, and biomedical engineering. In addition, Prof. Mu is very interested in developing game-based and AR/VR-assisted learning/teaching modules to promote next-generation engineering education.

Feng Ju

Feng Ju

ASU School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering

Stochastic modeling and optimization of production systems
Control of additive manufacturing process
Sustainable transportation systems
Healthcare delivery systems
Medical decision making

Hamid Marvi

Hamid Marvi

ASU School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Our research aims to study fundamental physics behind interactions of biological systems with their surrounding solid, granular, and fluidic environments. Utilizing biological insights derived from these studies, we develop bio-inspired robotic systems for structural health monitoring, non-destructive testing, and autonomous exploration applications.

Hao Yan

Hao Yan

ASU School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering

Dr. Yan’s research interests focus on developing efficient machine learning, optimization, and algorithms for analysis of spatio-temporal data with complex heterogeneous data structure to extract information or useful features for the purpose of data fusion for assessment of system performance, early detection of system anomalies, intelligent sampling and sensing for data collection and decision making to achieve optimal system performance. 

Houlong Zhuang

Houlong Zhuang

ASU School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

We apply data-driven machine learning approaches and quantum mechanics calculations to design engineering materials.

Jing Li

Jing Li

ASU School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering

Dr. Jing Li’ research focuses on imaging data analytics, fusion of multi-modality images for predictive analysis, fusion of imaging and non-imaging datasets for building predictive models, integration of data-driven modeling and mechanistic models/domain knowledge, transfer learning, semi-supervised and active learning, as well as uncertainty quantification of machine learning models. 

Kenan Song

Kenan Song

ASU The Polytechnic School

Develop fundamental knowledge concerning (i) creation of new 3D printing mechanisms, (ii) innovating design principles, (iii) building-up, and, (iv) characterizing filler-matrix interactions toward fabricating nanocomposite materials and systems, where their structural features are established through bottom-up or top-down means and material properties are capable of matching theoretical predictions.

Ming Zhao

Ming Zhao

ASU School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering

Prof. Zhao’s research is in the areas of experimental computer systems, including cloud/edge, big-data, and high-performance systems as well as operating systems and storage in general. He is also interested in the interdisciplinary studies that bridge computer systems research with other domains. His research outcomes have been adopted by several production systems.

Qiong Nian

Qiong Nian

ASU School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Qiong Nian is an assistant professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at Arizona State University. His research interests include nanomanufacturing, additive manufacturing, laser based material processing, laser matter interaction and physical simulation; inkjet printing of functional materials; and 2D materials fabrication.

Rong Pan

Rong Pan

ASU School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering

Dr. Pan’s research interests are Statistical Modeling and Data Analytics of Complex Systems, including: Quality and Reliability Engineering, Design of Experiments, Bayesian Statistics, Machine Learning and Optimization. Some recent projects are Design of experiments with dynamic responses, funded by NSF. Location-aware influence maximization, funded by Griffiss Institute. Correlation of qualification testing with field degradation, funded by DOE. Quantitative reliability prediction in early design stages, funded by NSF.

Sze Zheng Yong

Sze Zheng Yong

ASU School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Control and estimation theory; formal methods; hybrid systems; safety and security of cyberphysical
systems; intention-aware, multi-agent robotic systems and autonomous vehicles;
mixed-integer and robust optimization

Xiangfan Chen

Xiangfan Chen

ASU The Polytechnic School

Dr. Xiangfan Chen’s research interests focus on advanced manufacturing technologies for emerging applications in the areas of photonics, energy, and biomedical engineering. His group is currently developing novel additive manufacturing processes to explore and create functional devices with functional materials and biomimetic structures for mechanical metamaterials, energy harvesting devices, and flexible sensors.

Xiangjia Li

Xiangjia Li

ASU School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Li’s research interests focus on the development of smart additive manufacturing and biomimetic additive manufacturing technologies. Her current research topics include the investigation of smart additive manufacturing systems, statistical quality control of additive manufacturing, multi-scale and multi-material additive manufacturing process development, bioinspired design methodologies, and programmable functional materials for potential applications in biomedical devices, energy storage devices, and flexible wearable sensors.

Yan Chen

Yan Chen

ASU The Polytechnic School

Dr. Chen’s research interests include design, modeling, estimation, control, and optimization of dynamic systems, specifically for connected and automated ground vehicle, (hybrid) electric vehicle, internal combustion engine, aftertreatment, microgrid, robotic, and mechatronic systems. He is the author or co-author of more than 50 peer-reviewed publications.

Yang Jiao

Yang Jiao

ASU School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

The main focus of Dr. Jiao’s research is the understanding of the fundamental physics of a wide range of material systems including composite materials, colloids, polymer gels, granular materials, and biological tissues and cells, using a variety of analytical and computational techniques devised in heterogeneous material theory, statistical mechanics, condensed matter physics and discrete geometry.