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Hui Yang

Harold and Inge Marcus Career Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

221 Leonhard Building

huy25@psu.edu

814-865-7397

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Production, Supply Chain, and Service Systems Engineering

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Electrical & Computer Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing), 2002
  • MS, Electrical & Computer Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing), 2005
  • Ph D, Industrial Engineering and Management, Oklahoma State University, 2009

Publications

Books

  • Hui Yang and Eva Lee, 2016, Healthcare Data Analytics: From Data to Knowledge to Healthcare Improvement, Wiley, New York, USA, pp. 632

Book, Chapters

  • Chen Kan and Hui Yang, 2017, Internet of Hearts – Large-scale Stochastic Network Modeling and Analysis of Cardiac Electrical Signals, World Scientific, pp. 211-251
  • Hui Yang, Yun Chen and Fabio Leonelli, 2016, Characterization and Monitoring of Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos in Complex Physiological Signals, Wiley, New York, USA
  • Yun Chen, Fabio Leonelli and Hui Yang, 2016, Heterogeneous Sensing and Predictive Modeling of Postoperative Outcomes, Wiley, New York, USA
  • Chen Kan, Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2012, Multiscale Quality Control of Telemedicine ECG Signal Acquisition, CRC Press, pp. 513–539
  • Satish Bukkapatnam, Hui Yang and F Modhavi, 2009, Towards Prediction of Nonlinear and Nonstationary Evolution of Customer Preferences using Local Markov Models, Springer

Journal Articles

  • Gang Liu and Hui Yang, 2017, "Self-organizing network for variable clustering", Annuals of Operations Research, pp. 1-22
  • Chen Kan and Hui Yang, 2017, "Dynamic network monitoring and control of high-dimensional imaging profiles", Quality and Reliability Engineering International, pp. 1-20
  • Dongping Du, Hui Yang, Andrew Ednie and Eric Bennett, 2017, "In-silico modeling of the functional role of reduced sialylation in sodium and potassium channel gating of mouse ventricular myocytes", IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, pp. 1-9
  • Chen Kan and Hui Yang, 2017, "Image-guided Quality Control of Biomanufacturing Process", Procedia CIRP, 65, pp. 168-174
  • Bing Yao, Farhad Imani, Aniket Sakpal, Ted Reutzel and Hui Yang, 2017, "Multifractal Analysis of Image Profiles for the Characterization and Detection of Defects in Additive Manufacturing", ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, pp. 1-20
  • Hui Yang and Fabio Leonelli, 2016, "Self-organizing visualization and pattern matching of vectorcardiographic QRS waveforms", Computers in Biology and Medicine, 79, pp. 1-9
  • Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2016, "Heterogeneous recurrence representation and quantification of dynamic transitions in continuous nonlinear processes", European Physics Journal - Complex Systems, 89, (6), pp. 1-11
  • Chen Kan, Changqing Cheng and Hui Yang, 2016, "Heterogeneous recurrence monitoring of dynamic transients in ultraprecision machining processes", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 41, pp. 178-187
  • Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2016, "A novel information-theoretic approach for variable clustering and predictive modeling using Dirichlet process mixtures", Scientific Reports
  • Bing Yao and Hui Yang, 2016, "Physics-driven spatiotemporal regularization for high-dimensional predictive modeling", Scientific Reports, 6
  • Changqing Cheng, Chen Kan and Hui Yang, 2016, "Heterogeneous recurrence modeling and analysis of heartbeat dynamics for the identification of sleep apnea events", Computers in Biology and Medicine, 75, pp. 10-18
  • Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2016, "Numerical simulation and pattern characterization of spatiotemporal dynamics on fractal surfaces for the whole-heart modeling applications", European Physical Journal - Complex Systems, 89, (181), pp. 1-16
  • M. Plumlee, V.R. Joseph and Hui Yang, 2015, "Calibrating functional parameters in the action potential of cardiac cells", Journal of the American Statistical Association, 111, (514), pp. 500-509
  • Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2015, "Sparse Modeling and Recursive Prediction of Space–Time Dynamics in Stochastic Sensor Networks", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 13, (1)
  • Dongping Du, Hui Yang, Andrew Ednie and Eric Bennett, 2015, "Statistical Metamodeling and Sequential Design of Computer Experiments to Model Glyco-altered Gating of Sodium Channels in Cardiac Myocytes", IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics
  • Changqing Cheng, Akkarapol Sa-ngasoongsong, Omer Beyca, Trung Le, Hui Yang, Zhenyu Kong and Satish TS Bukkapatnam, 2015, "Time Series Forecasting for Nonlinear and Nonstationary Processes: A Review and Comparative Study", IIE Transactions, 47, (10), pp. 1053–1071
  • Chen Kan, Kay-Pong Yip and Hui Yang, 2015, "Two-Phase Greedy Pursuit Algorithm for Automatic Detection and Characterization of Transient Calcium Signaling", IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 19, (2), pp. 687–697
  • Hui Yang and Erhun Kundakcioglu, 2014, "Healthcare Intelligence: Turning Data into Knowledge", IEEE Intelligent Systems, 29, (3), pp. 54–68
  • Hui Yang and Yun Chen, 2014, "Heterogeneous recurrence monitoring and control of nonlinear stochastic processes", Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 24, (1), pp. 013138
  • Dongping Du, Hui Yang, Sarah A Norring and Eric S Bennett, 2014, "In-silico modeling of glycosylation modulation dynamics in hERG ion channels and cardiac electrical signals", IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 18, (1), pp. 205–214
  • Sarah A Norring, Andrew R Ednie, Tara A Schwetz, Dongping Du, Hui Yang and Eric S Bennett, 2013, "Channel sialic acids limit hERG channel activity during the ventricular action potential", The FASEB Journal, 27, (2), pp. 622–631
  • Hui Yang, Satish TS Bukkapatnam and Leandro G Barajas, 2013, "Continuous flow modelling of multistage assembly line system dynamics", International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 26, (5), pp. 401–411
  • Gang Liu and Hui Yang, 2013, "Multiscale adaptive basis function modeling of spatiotemporal vectorcardiogram signals", IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 17, (2), pp. 484–492
  • Hui Yang and Gang Liu, 2013, "Self-organized topology of recurrence-based complex networks", Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, 23, (4), pp. 043116
  • Hui Yang, Chen Kan, Gang Liu and Yun Chen, 2013, "Spatiotemporal Differentiation of Myocardial Infarctions", IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 10, (4), pp. 938–947
  • Hui Yang, Satish TS Bukkapatnam, Trung Le and Ranga Komanduri, 2012, "Identification of myocardial infarction (MI) using spatio-temporal heart dynamics", Medical engineering & physics, 34, (4), pp. 485–497
  • Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2012, "Multiscale recurrence analysis of long-term nonlinear and nonstationary time series", Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, 45, (7), pp. 978–987
  • Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2012, "Self-organized neural network for the quality control of 12-lead ECG signals", Physiological measurement, 33, (9), pp. 1399
  • Hui Yang, Satish TS Bukkapatnam and Ranga Komanduri, 2012, "Spatiotemporal representation of cardiac vectorcardiogram (VCG) signals", Biomedical engineering online, 11, (1), pp. 1–15
  • Hui Yang, Satish TS Bukkapatnam and Leandro G Barajas, 2011, "Local recurrence based performance prediction and prognostics in the nonlinear and nonstationary systems", Pattern Recognition, 44, (8), pp. 1834–1840
  • Hui Yang, 2011, "Multiscale recurrence quantification analysis of spatial cardiac vectorcardiogram signals", IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 58, (2), pp. 339–347
  • Drew Dawson, Hui Yang, Milind Malshe, Satish TS Bukkapatnam, Bruce Benjamin and Ranga Komanduri, 2009, "Linear affine transformations between 3-lead (Frank XYZ leads) vectorcardiogram and 12-lead electrocardiogram signals", Journal of electrocardiology, 42, (6), pp. 622–630
  • Satish Bukkapatnam, Ranga Komanduri, Hui Yang, Prahalad Rao, Wen-Chen Lih, Milind Malshe, Lionel M Raff, Bruce Benjamin and Mark Rockley, 2008, "Classification of atrial fibrillation episodes from sparse electrocardiogram data", Journal of electrocardiology, 41, (4), pp. 292–299
  • Hui Yang, ST Bukkapatnam and R Komanduri, 2007, "Nonlinear adaptive wavelet analysis of electrocardiogram signals", Physical Review E, 76, (2), pp. 026214

Conference Proceedings

  • Runyu Mao, Wenxin Tong, Chen Kan and Hui Yang, 2017, "Heartbeat Sensing and Control of 3D LED Cube", Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), pp. 1–4
  • Chen Kan, Fabio Leonelli and Hui Yang, 2016, "Map Reduce for Optimizing a Large-Scale Dynamic Network – Internet of Hearts", Proceedings of 2016 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC), pp. 1–4
  • Hui Yang, Yun Chen and Fabio Leonelli, 2016, "Whole Heart Modeling – Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Electrical Wave Conduction and Propagation", Proceedings of 2016 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC), pp. 1–4
  • Yao Bing and Hui Yang, 2016, "Mesh Resolution Impacts the Accuracy of Inverse and Forward ECG problems", Proceedings of 2016 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC), pp. 1–4
  • Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2015, "Sparse particle filtering for modeling space-time dynamics in stochastic sensor networks", Proceedings of 2015 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), pp. 626–631
  • Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2015, "Heterogeneous Recurrence Monitoring and Control of Nonlinear Stochastic Processes", Proceedings of 2015 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), pp. 1–6
  • Chen Kan and Hui Yang, 2015, "Dynamic Network Monitoring of Image Profiles in Complex Manufacturing Processes", Proceedings of 2015 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), pp. 1-6
  • Gang Liu and Hui Yang, 2015, "A Self-organizing Method for Predictive Modeling with Highly-redundant Variables", Proceedings of the 11th Annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), pp. 1084-1089
  • Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2015, "Heterogeneous Recurrence T2 Charts for Monitoring and Control of Nonlinear Dynamic Processes", Proceedings of the 11th Annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), pp. 1066-1071
  • Chen Kan, Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2015, "Mobile Sensing and Network Analytics for Realizing Smart Automated Systems towards Health Internet of Things", Proceedings of the 11th Annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), pp. 1072-1077
  • Chen Kan and Hui Yang, 2015, "Network Models for Monitoring High-dimensional Image Profiles", Proceedings of the 11th Annual IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), pp. 1078-1083
  • Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2014, "Heterogeneous postsurgical data analytics for predictive modeling of mortality risks in intensive care units", Proceedings of the 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 4310–4314
  • Gang Liu, Chen Kan, Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2014, "Model-driven parametric monitoring of high-dimensional nonlinear functional profiles", Proceedings of 2014 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), pp. 722–727
  • Di Yu, Dongping Du, Hui Yang and Yicheng Tu, 2014, "Parallel computing simulation of electrical excitation and conduction in the 3D human heart", Proceedings of the 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 4315–4319
  • Yun Chen, Gang Liu and Hui Yang, 2014, "Sparse particle filtering for modeling space-time dynamics in distributed sensor networks", Proceedings of 2014 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), pp. 626–631
  • Gang Liu and Hui Yang, 2014, "Self-organized Recurrence Networks", Proceedings of 2014 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), pp. 149
  • Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2013, "A comparative analysis of alternative approaches for quantifying nonlinear dynamics in cardiovascular system", Proceedings of the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 2599–2602
  • Yun Chen and Hui Yang, 2013, "Wavelet packet analysis of disease-altered recurrence dynamics in the long-term spatiotemporal vectorcardiogram (VCG) signals", Proceedings of the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 2595–2598
  • Chen Kan and Hui Yang, 2012, "Dynamic spatiotemporal warping for the detection and location of myocardial infarctions", Proceedings of 2012 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), pp. 1046–1051
  • Hui Yang and Y. Chen, 2012, "Nonlinear modeling of spiral formation and turbulent patterns on fractal surfaces of the heart", Proceedings of 2012 Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), pp. 1-10
  • Dongping Du, Hui Yang, Sarah A Norring and Eric S Bennett, 2011, "Multi-scale modeling of glycosylation modulation dynamics in cardiac electrical signaling", Proceedings of 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), pp. 104–107
  • Hui Yang and Satish TS Bukkapatnam, 2010, "Multiscale recurrence analysis of complex physiological rhythmic dynamics", Proceedings of 2010 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), pp. 1-6
  • Hui Yang and Satish TS Bukkapatnam, 2009, "Recurrence based performance prediction and prognostics in complex manufacturing systems", Proceedings of 2009 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), pp. 1453-1459
  • Utkarsh Mittal, Hui Yang, Satish TS Bukkapatnam and Leandro G Barajas, 2008, "Dynamics and performance modeling of multi-stage manufacturing systems using nonlinear stochastic differential equations", Proceedings of 2008 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), pp. 498–503
  • Hui Yang, Milind Malshe, Satish TS Bukkapatnam and Ranga Komanduri, 2008, "Recurrence quantification analysis and principal components in the detection of myocardial infarction from vectorcardiogram signals", Proceedings of the 3rd INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics

Technical Reports

  • S. T. S Bukkapatnam, Hui Yang and L. G. Barajas, 2007, "Nonlinear stochastic dynamic modeling of automotive assembly process for real-time throughput prediction in GM assembly line segments", General Motors R&D Report
  • Hui Yang, S. T. S Bukkapatnam and L. G. Barajas, 2006, "A nonlinear dynamic modeling of automotive assembly process: application to continuous flow modeling of a GM assembly line segment", General Motors R&D Report

Research Projects

  •  2015 -  2020, "CAREER: Sensor-based Modeling and Control of Nonlinear Dynamics in Complex Systems for Quality Improvements in Manufacturing and Healthcare," (Sponsor: NSF).
  • September 2016 - August 2018, "Sensing, Modeling and Optimization of Postoperative Heart Health Management," (Sponsor: NSF).
  • August 2013 - July 2017, "Collaborative Research: Physical-statistical modeling and optimization of cardiovascular systems," (Sponsor: NSF).

Honors and Awards

  • NSF CAREER award, National Science Foundation, 2015 - 2020
  • President, Computer and Information Systems Division, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, 2017 - 2018
  • Harold and Inge Marcus Career Professorship, Penn State, 2015 - 2018
  • President-elect, Computer and Information Systems Division, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, 2016 - 2017
  • Conference Co-chair, Sino-US Research Conference on Quality, Analytics and Innovations, Beijing, 2017 - 2017
  • Chair, INFORMS QSR Section, Institute of Operations Research and Management Science, 2015 - 2016
  • Best Reviewer of the Year 2015, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 2016
  • Program Co-chair, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), 2015 - 2016
  • Chair-elect, INFORMS QSR Section, Institute of Operations Research and Management Science, 2014 - 2015
  • Best Track Paper Award, IIE Annual Conference 2015, Computer and Information Systems Division, 2015
  • Research on calcium imaging highlighted in the homepage of IEEE Journal website, IEEE, 2015
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, University of South Florida, 2015
  • Research on cardiac modeling highlight in the homepage of IEEE Journal website, 2013
  • Invited opening keynote speaker, The Fifth International Recurrence plot Symposium, 2013
  • Research highlight in the cover of the journal, 2012
  • Best Track Paper Award, 2010 Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Computer and Information Systems Division, 2010
  • Best Track Paper Award, 2009 Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Manufacturing and Design Division, 2009
  • Phoenix Award Finalist, Oklahoma State University, 2009
  • Niblack Biomedical Engineering Research Assistantship, Dr. John Niblack (Pfizer Inc.) and Oklahoma State University, 2008
  • Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, Oklahoma State University, 2007

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Member, Reviewer, College of Engineering, PSU College of Engineering Research Symposium, April 2017 - April 2017
  • Member, Judge, PSU Undergraduate Exhibition, April 2017 - April 2017
  • Member, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, August 2016 - May 2017
  • Member, Reviewer, NSF CAREER mock panel, College of Engineering, May 2016 - July 2016
  • Member, Reviewer, College of Engineering, PSU College of Engineering Research Symposium, April 2016 - April 2016
  • Member, Graduate Committee, Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, September 2015
  • Member, PSU Research Computing Committee, June 2017
  • Member, IME Shared Excellence coordinating committee, Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, July 2017

Service to External Organizations:

  • PresidentIIE Computer and Information Systems Division, 2017 - 2018
  • Technical Program Committee2018 IEEE Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), 2017 - 2018
  • Chair of Tutorials Track2017 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, May 2017 - May 2017
  • Conference Co-chair2017 Sino-US Research Conference on Quality, Analytics, and Innovations, June 2017 - June 2017
  • President-electIIE Computer and Information Systems Division, 2016 - 2017
  • ChairINFORMS Quality, Statistics and Reliability Society, 2015 - 2016
  • Program Co-chair2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, 2015 - 2016
  • Chair of Quality, Statistics and Reliability Cluster2015 INFORMS Annual Meeting, 2014 - 2015
  • Chair of Process Industries Track2015 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, 2014 - 2015
  • Chair of Artificial Intelligence Cluster2014 INFORMS Annual Meeting, 2014 - 2015
  • Board Member, Interdisciplinary Data Sciences Consortium, August 2014 - 2015
  • Research AssociateJames A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, 2013 - 2015
  • Chair-electINFORMS Quality, Statistics and Reliability Society, 2014 - 2015
  • Board memberIIE Computer and Information Systems Division, 2013 - 2015
  • Host and organizerInvited seminar series of USF Interdisciplinary Data Sciences Consortium, 2014 - 2015
  • Council memberINFORMS Data Mining Society, 2012 - 2014
  • Council memberINFORMS Quality, Statistics and Reliability Society, 2012 - 2014
  • IIE Webinar Series CoordinatorIIE Computer and Information Systems Division, 2013 - 2014
  • Newsletter EditorIIE Computer and Information Systems Division, 2013 - 2014
  • Judge, USF College of Engineering Research Day, November 2014
  • Judge, USFRI Internal Awards Program (NRG), USF Sponsored Research Office, February 2014
  • Member, Masters in Analytics Curriculum Development Committee, 2013 - 2014
  • Chair of Computer and Information Systems Track2014 IIE Applied Solutions Conference, 2014
  • Workshop Chair2014 INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Analytics, 2014
  • Program Committee Member2014 International Conference for Smart Health, 2014
  • Invited ParticipantNSF Workshop for Aspiring PIs in Cyber-Physical Systems, February 2014
  • Workshop and Tutorial Co-Chair2013 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), 2013
  • Local Organizing Committee Member2013 NSF CMMI CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop, 2013
  • Program Committee Member2013 International Conference for Smart Health, 2013
  • Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Renovation Committee, 2012 - 2013
  • Judge, National Goldwater Scholarship Review Panel, USF Office of National Scholarships, November 2013
  • Judge, USFRI Internal Awards Program (FITG), USF Sponsored Research Office, October 2013
  • Judge, DOD SMART Scholarship Review Panel, USF Office of National Scholarships, October 2013
  • Member, Faculty Search Committee, 2012 - 2013
  • Judge, National Goldwater Scholarship Review Panel, USF Office of National Scholarships, November 2012
  • INFORMS Analytics Certificate Exam WriterInstitute of Operations Research and Management Science, May 2012
  • Newsletter and Website EditorINFORMS Quality, Statistics and Reliability Society, 2011 - 2012
  • Workshop Chair2012 INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics (DM-HI), 2012
  • Member, ABET Accreditation Employer Survey Committee, 2010 - 2011
  • Judge, National Goldwater Scholarship Review Panel, USF Office of National Scholarships, December 2011
  • Judge, National Marshall Scholarship Review Panel, USF Office of National Scholarships, October 2011
  • Judge, USF Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 2011
  • Judge, USF College of Engineering Research Day, October 2010
 


 

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