Portrait_zsZhenghui Sha

PhD, Assistant Professor


  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University
  • BE, Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an University of Technology


  • Graduate Minor in Applied Statistics, Purdue University
  • Undergraduate Minor in Computer Science, Xi’an University of Technology

Professional Development

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University

Research Interests

  • Decision-making in Engineering Systems Design
  • Complex Networks
  • Game Theory and Behavioral Experimentation
  • Crowd-Sourced Design
  • Decision-based Enterprise-driven Design
  • Artificial Intelligence in 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