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Dr. Jing Hua (华璟)

Professor

 

Department of Computer Science

Wayne State University 

5057 Woodward Ave, Suite 14109.1

Detroit, Michigan 48202

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Phone: (313) 577-9004

Fax: (313) 577-6868

 

 

Dr. Jing Hua is a Professor of Computer Science and the founding director of Graphics and Imaging Lab (GIL) and Visualization Lab (VIS) at Computer Science at Wayne State University  (WSU). He 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 the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China and his B.S. degree (1996) in Electrical Engineering from the Huazhong University of Science & Technology in Wuhan, China. His research interests include Computer Graphics, Visualization, Image Analysis and Informatics, Computer Vision, etc. 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 the Gaheon Award for the Best Paper of International Journal of CAD/CAM in 2009, the Best Paper Award at ACM Solid Modeling 2004, the 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, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, 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.

 

Research Areas

    Computer Graphics and Visualization

-(Geometric processing and analysis, geometric modeling, physically-based modeling, scientific visualization)

    Image Analysis and Informatics

-(Geometric techniques for image analysis, learning and mining algorithms for imaging informatics, biomedical imaging applications, computational biomedicine)

   Computer Vision

-(reconstruction, feature extraction, shape analysis, tracking and motion analysis)

selected recent publications (Click here for the full publication list)

  1. Jiaxi Hu, Guangyu Zou, and Jing Hua, "Volume-Preserving Mapping and Registration for Collective Data Visualization," IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (IEEE Vis '14), Vol. 20, No. 6, 2014.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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. S165-S175, 2011.

  6. 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, 2010.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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).

  13. 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 at ICDM'07)

  14. 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 Gaheon Award, the BEST PAPER of IJCC 2009).

  15. 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.

  16. 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%)

  17. 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 BEST PAPER AWARD at ACM SM'04)

  18. Jing Hua and Hong Qin. Haptics-based Dynamic Implicit Solid Modeling. IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, Vol. 10, No. 5, pp. 574 - 586, 2004.

 

Externally funded research projects (current and past)

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Co-Principal Investigator. GENI-Enabled Vehicular Sensing and Control Networking: from Experiments to Applications. National Science Foundation (NSF). 10/1/2013-9/30/2015.

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Principal Investigator. Digital Reconstruction and Archiving of Large-Scale Unstructured Image Data. Joint Research Fund for Overseas, Hong Kong and Macao Scholars (NSFC). 1/1/2013-12/31/2014.

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Principal Investigator. Coordinated Visualization for Comparative Analysis of Cross-subject, Multi-measure, Multi-dimensional Imaging Data. National Science Foundation (NSF). 8/01/2009-7/31/2014.

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Co-Principal Investigator. Electrical, Molecular and Clinical Correlates of Human Interictal Spiking. National Institutes of Health (NIH R01). 6/01/2008-5/31/2014.

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Co-Principal Investigator. Longitudinal Neuroimaging in Sturge-Weber Syndrome. National Institutes of Health (NIH R01). 7/1/2008-4/30/2014.

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Principal Investigator. Geometric Mapping and Diffusion for 3D Imaging Informatics. National Science Foundation (NSF). 9/01/2009-8/31/2012.

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Principal Investigator. Integrated Modeling and Learning of Multimodality Data across Subjects for Brain Disorder Study. National Science Foundation (NSF). 9/01/2007-8/31/2011.

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Co-Principal Investigator. CRI: IAD: Acquisition of Research Infrastructure for Knowledge-enhanced, Large-scale Learning of Multimodality Visual Data. National Science Foundation (NSF). 5/1/2008-4/30/2011.

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Co-Principal Investigator. HyperEye: Susceptibility Weighted Imaging-based Informatics Tools for Brain Tumor Studies. Michigan 21st Century Jobs Funds. 12/20/2006-12/31/2010.

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Co-Principal Investigator. Software Tool for Neuroimaging in Epilepsy. Michigan Technology Tri-Corridor. 10/1/2005-9/30/2009.

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Principal Investigator. Virtual Histology with Volumetric Computerized Tomography. Michigan Technology Tri-Corridor. 10/1/2005-9/30/2009.

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Principal Investigator. An Immersive, Interactive Visualization Environment for Large-scale Data and Visual Analytics. Ford Motor Company. 1/1/2008-12/31/2009.

 

Teaching

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 | Winter 2014

CSC5991 Interactive Data Visualization, Winter 2008

CSC7991 Advanced Visual Computing, Winter 2007 | Winter 2009 | Winter 2012 | Winter 2013 | Winter 2014

 

Current Graduate Students, POST-DOCS and VISITING SCHOLARS

Jiaxi Hu

Song Wang

Hai Jing

Xinyu Zhang

Yan Yan

 

Students Graduated, POST-DOCS AND VISITING SCHOLARS

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 Healthcare).

Zhaohui Cai, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar, 2011-2012 (Wuhan University, China).

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 International University).

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).

Guangyu 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 Integration).

George Liang, M.S., "Visual Analytics in Diffusion Tensor Imaging," August 2006 (Ph.D. study at University of Kentucky).

Danqing Wu, M.S., "Constrained Conformal Surface Mapping and Registration," August 2007 (Autodesk, Inc.).

Neha Chandila, M.S., "Constraint Based Region Growing with Local Shape Fitting," August, 2007. (Senior IT Consultant at the PMA Consultants).

 

Directed Undergraduate Students' Projects

Martin Alther, "Virtual Prototype Modeling and Simulation of a Real-World Environment", 2007.

Gus Nassar, "Algorithms for Dynamic Rainbow Effect Removal in Videos", 2005.

 

Professional Activities

NSF Panelist and Reviewer

Keynote Speaker, ChinaVR' 2010.

Editorial Board Member of The Open Virtual Reality Journal, since 2008

Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, since 2007

Editorial Board Member of Scientific Journals International, 2008 – present

Editorial Board Member of Journal of Digital Culture, 2008 – present

Editorial Board Member of ISRN Computer Graphics, 2011~2013

Session Chair of CGI 2013

Session Chair of ICME 2007

Program Committee Member of BioImaging 15

Program Committee Member of IEEE VIS 14 | GMP 14 | MSI 14 | BioImaging 14

Program Committee Member of IVIC 13 | BioImaging 13

Program Committee Member of PG 12 | ASM 12ICALIP 12 | SIBGRAPI 2012

Program Committee Member of PG 11 | SIBGRAPI 11

Program Committee Member of PG 10 | SMI 10 | ICALIP10

Program Committee Member of PG 09 | SMI 09 | ASM 09

Program Committee Member of CASA 08 | SMI 08 | ASM 08 | HAID 08

Program Committee Member of IEEE HAVE 07 | CAD/Graphics 07 | ASM 07 | ISCAMP 07 | SIBGRAPI 07 | SWF 07

Program Committee Member of SIBGRAPI 06

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.