PhD, Assistant Professor
- PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
- MS, Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University
- BS, Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an University of Technology
- Graduate Minor in Applied Statistics, Purdue University
- Undergraduate Minor in Computer Science, Xi’an University of Technology
- Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University
- Decision-making in Engineering Systems Design
- Complex Systems and Complex Networks
- Game Theory and Behavioral Experimentation
- Decision-based Enterprise-driven Design
- Artificial Intelligence in Design
- Crowd-sourced Design
- Open-source Product Design and Development
Awards and Honors
- ASME CIE Best Ph. D. Dissertation of the Year Award, 2017
- Open Education Resources (OER) Award, the University of Arkansas Libraries and the Global Campus, 2017.
- Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Enhancement (VPFDE) Travel Grant, University of Arkansas, 2017.
- Purdue College of Engineering (COE) Travel Grant for Excellent PhD Candidate, 2014
- ASME Robert E. Fulton Best Paper Award, 2013
- ASME CIE Division Poster Award, 2013
- Purdue Graduate Student Government (PGSG) Travel Grant Award, 2013
- NSF CMMI Conference Fellowship, 2012
- ASME DSCC Travel Award, 2011
- Si-Yuan Innovation Scholarship, Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2007 – 2010
- Journal of Mechanical Design, ASME Transaction
- Journal for Computing and Information Science in Engineering, ASME Transaction
- Design Science
- IIE Transactions
- Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing
- IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics – Systems
- IEEE Transaction on Automation Science and Engineering
- Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization
- Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing
- AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
- Conference on Systems Engineering Research
- Design Computing and Cognition Conference
- ASME Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
- Design Automation Conference
- International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology
- IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering
- ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition
- Chair, American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), Computer and Information in Engineering Division (CIE), Systems Engineering, Information and Knowledge Management (SEIKM) Technical Committee, 2018 – Present.
- Program Committee Member, the 33rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 2019.
- Program Committee Member, Design Science Research (DSR) 2018, Workshop on Data Driven Design and Learning, August 23-25, 2018, Montreal, Canada.
- Vice Chair, American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), Computer and Information in Engineering Division (CIE), Systems Engineering, Information and Knowledge Management (SEIKM) Technical Committee, 2017 – 2018.
- Symposium Chair, “Design Informatics”, CIE–2-13 at the 38th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2018.
- Symposium Co-Chair, “Design of Complex Systems”, CIE–2-17 at the 38th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2018.
- Symposium Co-Chair, “Systems Engineering Information Knowledge Management”, CIE–2-12 at the 38th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2018.
- Session Organizer, “Evaluations and Assessment in Design Education”, DEC–4 at the 14th International Conference on Design Education (DEC), 2017.
- Organizer, “Lab Experiments on Individual and Interactive Decision Making in Design” workshop at the 37th Computers and Information in Engineering (CIE) Conference, 2017.
- Conference Coordinator, the 7th International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition (DCC), 2016.