Jing Hua, Ph.D.
Dr. Jing Hua the founding director of
Graphics and Imaging Lab
Visualization Lab (VIS)
at Wayne State University (WSU). In
2014, he is promoted to Full Professor (with Tenure). He was an Associate
Professor (with Tenure) from 2009 to 2014 and an Assistant Professor from 2004
to 2009 at WSU. Dr. Hua received his Ph.D. degree (2004) in Computer Science from the State
University of New York at Stony Brook. He also received his M.S. degree (1999) in Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence from
Institute of Automation, Chinese
Academy of Sciences in Beijing, P. R. China and his B.S. degree (1996) in
Electrical Engineering from the Huazhong
University of Science & Technology in Wuhan, P. R. China. His research
interests include Computer Graphics, Visualization, 3D Image Analysis
Informatics. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers in the above
research fields at top journals and conferences, such as IEEE Transactions
on Visualization and Computer Graphics, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis
and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Visualization, MICCAI, CVPR, ICDM, etc. He received
Gaheon Award for the Best Paper of
International Journal of CAD/CAM in 2009,
Best Paper Award at ACM
Solid Modeling 2004,
WSU Faculty Research Award in 2005, the
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award in 2008,
and the K. C. Wong Research Award in 2010. He is a Principal Investigator for research projects funded by the National Science Foundation,
National Institutes of Health, Michigan
Technology Tri-Corridor, 21st
Century Jobs Funds, Ford Motor Company, and WSU. Dr. Hua serves as
an Editorial Board Member for ISRN Computer Graphics, the Open Virtual Reality Journal, International Journal of Technology Enhanced
Learning, Scientific Journals International and Journal of Digital Culture as
well as a Program Committee Member for many international conferences.
Graphics and Visualization
-(Geometric processing and analysis,
geometric modeling, physically-based
modeling, scientific visualization, shape analysis)
3D Image Analysis and Informatics
-(Geometric techniques for 3D image analysis, learning and mining algorithms for
imaging informatics, biomedical imaging applications, computational
feature extraction, tracking and motion analysis)
publications (Click here for the full publication list)
Vahid Taimouri and Jing Hua, "Visualization
of Shape Motions in Shape Space,"
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE
Vis '13), Vol. 19,
No. 6, 2013.
Guangyu Zou, Jiaxi Hu, Xianfeng Gu, and Jing
Hua, "Authalic Parameterization of General Surfaces Using Lie Advection,"
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE Vis
'11), Vol. 17,
No. 6, 2011.
Vahid Taimouri, Xin Liu, Zhaoqiang Lai, Chang
Liu, Darshan Pai, and Jing Hua, "Colon Segmentation for Prepless Virtual
Colonoscopy," IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine,
Vol. 15, 2011.
Darshan Pai, Hamid Soltanian-Zadeh, and Jing
Hua, "Evaluation of Fiber Bundles across Subjects through Brain Mapping and
Registration of Diffusion Tensor Data," NeuroImage, Vol. 54, pp.
Guangyu Zou, Jing Hua, Zhaoqiang Lai,
Xianfeng Gu, and Ming Dong, "Intrinsic Geometric Scale Space by Shape
Diffusion," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics
(IEEE Vis '09),
Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 1193 - 1200, 2009.
Yanhua Chen, Lijun Wang, Ming Dong, and Jing
Hua, "Exemplar-based Visualization of Large
Document Corpus," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer
Graphics (IEEE Vis '09), Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 1169 - 1176, 2009.
Yuanhong Li, Ming Dong, and Jing Hua, "Simultaneous
Localized Feature Selection and Model Detection for Gaussian Mixtures,"
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol.
31, No. 5, pp. 953 - 960, 2009.
Jing Hua, Zhaoqiang Lai, Ming
Dong, Xianfeng Gu, and Hong Qin. "Geodesic Distance-Weighted Shape
Vector Image Diffusion," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer
Graphics (IEEE Vis '08), Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 1643 - 1650, 2008.
Cui Lin, Darshan Pai, Shiyong Lu, Otto Muzik,
and Jing Hua, “Coclustering for Cross-subject Fiber Tract
Analysis through Diffusion Tensor Imaging,” IEEE Transactions on
Information Technology in Biomedicine, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 514 - 525,
Cui Lin, Shiyong Lu, Xubo Fei, Artem Chebotko,
Darshan Pai, Zhaoqiang Lai, Farshad Fotouhiz, and Jing Hua. "A Reference
Architecture for Visual Scientific Workflow Management Systems and the VIEW
SOA Solution," IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, Vol.
2, No. 1, pp. 79-92, 2009.
Yunhao Tan, Jing Hua, and Hong Qin, "Physically
Based Modeling and Simulation of Dynamic Spherical Volumetric Simplex
Splines," Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 42, 2010 (invited as one of the
best papers at ACM SPM'08).
Yanhua Chen, Manjeet Rege, Ming Dong, and Jing
Hua, "Nonnegative Matrix Factorization for Semi-supervised Data Clustering," Knowledge
and Information System, Vol. 15, 2008 (invited as one of the best papers
Wei Zeng, Jing Hua, and Xianfeng Gu, "Symmetric
Conformal Mapping for Surface Matching and Registration," International
Journal of CAD/CAM, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp.
103-109, 2009 (Won the , the
BEST PAPER of IJCC 2009).
Changbo Yang, Ming Dong, and Jing Hua. Region-Based Image Annotation Using Asymmetrical Support Vector Machine-Based Multiple-Instance Learning.
In Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
(CVPR '06), pp. 2057 - 2063, New York, NY, 2006.
Zhaoqiang Lai, Jiaxi Hu, Chang Liu, Vahid
Taimouri, Darshan Pai, Jiong Zhu, Jianrong Xu, and Jing Hua, "Intra-patient Supine-Prone
Colon Registration in CT Colonography Using Shape Spectrum," In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Medical Image Computing
and Computer Assisted Intervention
(MICCAI '10), 2010 (Oral; Acceptance Rate: 5%)
Jing Hua, Ying He, and Hong Qin. Trivariate Simplex Splines for Inhomogeneous Solid Modeling
in Engineering Design. ASME Transactions: Journal of Computing and Information Science in
Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 149 - 157, 2005. (won the
at ACM SM'04)
Jing Hua and Hong Qin. Haptics-based Dynamic Implicit
Solid Modeling. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer
Vol. 10, No. 5, pp. 574 - 586, 2004.
research projects (current and past)
Co-Principal Investigator. GENI-Enabled Vehicular Sensing
and Control Networking: from Experiments to Applications. National
Science Foundation (NSF).
Principal Investigator. Digital Reconstruction and
Archiving of Large-Scale Unstructured Image Data. Joint Research Fund
for Overseas, Hong Kong and Macao Scholars (NSFC).
Coordinated Visualization for Comparative
Analysis of Cross-subject, Multi-measure, Multi-dimensional Imaging
Data. National Science Foundation (NSF). 8/01/2009-7/31/2014.
Electrical, Molecular and Clinical
Correlates of Human Interictal Spiking. National Institutes of Health (NIH
Longitudinal Neuroimaging in Sturge-Weber
Syndrome. National Institutes of Health (NIH R01).
Geometric Mapping and Diffusion for 3D Imaging Informatics.
National Science Foundation (NSF).
Principal Investigator. Integrated Modeling and Learning of Multimodality Data across Subjects for Brain
Disorder Study. National Science Foundation (NSF).
CRI: IAD: Acquisition of Research Infrastructure for Knowledge-enhanced,
Large-scale Learning of Multimodality Visual Data. National Science Foundation
HyperEye: Susceptibility Weighted
Imaging-based Informatics Tools for Brain Tumor Studies. Michigan 21st
Century Jobs Funds. 12/20/2006-12/31/2010.
Software Tool for Neuroimaging in
Epilepsy. Michigan Technology Tri-Corridor. 10/1/2005-9/30/2009.
Virtual Histology with Volumetric
Computerized Tomography. Michigan Technology Tri-Corridor.
Principal Investigator. An Immersive, Interactive
Visualization Environment for Large-scale Data and Visual Analytics.
Ford Motor Company. 1/1/2008-12/31/2009.
CSC5870 Computer Graphics I, Fall 2004 | Fall 2005 | Fall 2006 | Fall
2007 | Fall 2008 | Fall 2009 | Fall 20011 | Fall 2013
CSC6870 Computer Graphics II, Winter 2005 | Winter
2006 | Winter 2007 | Winter 2008 | Winter 2009 | Winter 2010 | Winter 2012 |
Data Visualization, Winter 2008
CSC7991 Advanced Visual Computing, Winter 2007 |
Winter 2009 | Winter 2012 | Winter 2013 | Winter 2014
Graduate Students, POST-DOCS and VISITING SCHOLARS
Students Graduated, POST-DOCS AND
Jie Jiang, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, 2013-2014
Darshan Pai, Ph.D., "Visual Exploration and
Information Analytics of High-Dimensional Medical Images," February 2013 (GE
Zhaohui Cai, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, 2011-2012 (Wuhan
Vahid Taimouri, Ph.D., "Shape Analysis in Shape
Space," January 2012 (Postdoc at Harvard University).
Chang Liu, Ph.D., "Deformable Meshes for Shape
Recovery: Models and Applications," September 2011 (Henry
Ford Health System).
Zhaoqiang Lai, Ph.D., "Multi-scale and Multi-spectral Shape Analysis: From 2D to
3D," August 2011 (Gamma Technologies, Inc).
Wei Zeng, Ph.D., Post-Doc, 2010 (Tenure-track Assistant
Professor at Florida
Cui Lin, Ph.D., "Data and Services Integration in
Scientific Workflows," July 2010 (co-advising) (Tenure-track Assistant Professor at
California State University).
Yunhao Tan, Ph.D., "Dynamic Multivariate
Simplex Splines for Volume Representation and Modeling," May 2010 (Microsoft).
Zou, Ph.D., "Multiscale Geometry Constrained Shape Diffeomorphism," November
2008 (Postdoc at Harvard University).
Xiaodong Jiang, M.S., “Accurate Real-time Full
Body Motion Reconstruction with Single Depth Camera,” June 2013 (AET
George Liang, M.S.,
"Visual Analytics in Diffusion Tensor Imaging," August 2006 (Ph.D. study at
University of Kentucky).
Wu, M.S., "Constrained Conformal Surface Mapping and Registration," August 2007
Neha Chandila, M.S.,
"Constraint Based Region Growing with Local Shape Fitting," August, 2007.
(Senior IT Consultant at the PMA Consultants).
Undergraduate Students' Projects
"Virtual Prototype Modeling and Simulation of a Real-World Environment",
"Algorithms for Dynamic Rainbow Effect Removal in Videos", 2005.
NSF Panelist and
Keynote Speaker, ChinaVR' 2010.
Member of The Open Virtual
Reality Journal, since 2008
Member of International Journal of Technology Enhanced
Learning, since 2007
Member of Scientific Journals International, 2008 – present
Member of Journal of Digital Culture, 2008 – present
Member of ISRN Computer
Session Chair of
Session Chair of ICME
Program Committee Member of BioImaging 15
Program Committee Member of
IEEE VIS 14 |
GMP 14 |
MSI 14 |
Program Committee Member of
IVIC 13 |
PG 12 |
ASM 12 | ICALIP 12 |
Member of PG 11 |
Member of PG 10 |
Member of PG 09 |
SMI 09 |
CASA 08 |
SMI 08 |
ASM 08 |
Member of IEEE HAVE 07 | CAD/Graphics 07
ASM 07 |
ISCAMP 07 |
SIBGRAPI 07 | SWF 07
Program Committee Member of
Program Committee Member of
SIBGRAPI 05 | IEEE Volume Graphics 05
Referee for many journals
including IEEE TVCG, ACM TOG, IEEE CGA, CAD,
ACM TOC, IEEE Multimedia, JCISE,
IEEE TASE, Springer Virtual Reality Journal, IJCGA, PAA,
etc., and conferences including SIGGRAPH, IEEE Visualization, ACM SPM,
Eurographics, Pacific Graphics, IEEE VR, ASME IDETC, IEEE Computer Animation, IEEE Volume Graphics, MICCAI, etc.