Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Hui Yang,  Ph.D.

 

Harold and Inge Marcus Career Associate Professor

Office: Leonhard 219

Tel: 814-865-7397
Harold and Inge Marcus Department of

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University

310 Leohard Building, University Park, PA

 

Complex Systems Monitoring, Modeling and Control Laboratory
 

News

·       A new book is published on Healthcare Analytics: From Data to Knowledge to Healthcare Improvement.

·       Congratulations! Jenny Mclean from our lab is on the PSU news (Link)!

·       Dr. Yang is selected to be the best reviewer of the year 2015 by IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics.

·       Congratulations! Dongping Du accepts the position as an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at the Texas Tech University.

·       Congratulations! Yun Chen received the Best Paper Award in Computer and Information Systems at the IIE Annual Conference 2015.

·       Congratulations! Yun Chen and Gang Liu are selected as the Best Student Paper Award Finalist at the IEEE CASE 2014.

·       Congratulations! Dongping received the first place in the CIEADH Doctoral Colloquium poster competition at the IIE Annual Conference 2014.

·       Congratulations! Gang Liu received the 2014 ISERC Best Student Paper Award in Computer and Information Systems.

·       Call for papers - Special Session on Sensor-based System Informatics and Control at 2014 IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE 2014), August 18-22, Taipai, Taiwan (Link).

·       Call for book chapters - Healthcare Data Analytics (Wiley Series in Operations Research and Management Science).

·       Congratulations! Dongping's paper on in-silico cardiac modeling is highlighted as a feature article in the homepage of IEEE Journal website (Link).

·       Call for papers - Springer Journal of Information Systems and e-Business Management - Special Issue on Healthcare Informatics and Decisions.

·       Dr. Yang is invited to give the opening keynote talk in the Fifth International Symposium on Recurrence plots.

·       Congratulation! Yun Chen's paper on "Self-organized neural network " is featured in the cover of the journal - Physiological Measurement Vol. 33, 2012.

·       Congratulation! Yun Chen was awarded a student scholarship from the 2012 IMS/ASA Spring Research Conference, held on June 13-15, 2012, Harvard University.

·       Invited presentation in the 2011 scientific session of American Heart Association.

·       Congratulations! Dongping Du placed first in the IBM Best Student Paper competition at IEEE EMBC 2011.

·       PhD student Yun Chen presented his work at the 2010 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin TX.

·       Welcome Dongping Du and Chen Kan join the COMMAN lab (Fall 2010)!

·       Dr. Hui Yang receives the 2010 IERC Best Track Paper Award in Computer and Information Systems.

·       Welcome Yun Chen join the COMMAN lab (Spring 2010)!

·       Dr. Hui Yang receives the 2009 IERC Best Track Paper Award in Manufacturing and Design.

Research Group

Research Interests: Sensor-based modeling and analysis of complex systems for process monitoring/control, system diagnostics/prognostics, quality improvement, and performance optimization, with special focus on nonlinear stochastic dynamics, and the resulting chaotic, recurrence, multifractal, self-organizing, long-range dependence behaviors:

Complex systems monitoring, modeling and control

Healthcare informatics and signal processing

Big data analytics for large-scale complex systems

Nonlinear dynamic and chaos

Computer simulation and optimization

Quality engineering and applied statistics

Group Members: Use research work to build great people!

Current members:

PH.D. STUDENTS
1. Farhad Imani
2. Chen Cheng-bang
3. Chen Kan
4. Bing Yao
5. Shenli Pei
6. Matenga Zvikomborero
7. Rui Zhu

Former members

1. Dr. Dongping Du, University of South Florida, Spring 2015, “Physical-Statistical Modeling and Optimization of Cardiovascular System”
First Position: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University

2. Dr. Gang Liu, University of South Florida, Summer 2015, “Spatiotemporal Sensing and Informatics for Complex Systems Monitoring, Fault Identification and Root Cause Diagnostics”
First Position: Research Scientist, Arbor Research Center for Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan

3. Dr. Yun Chen, University of South Florida, Spring 2016, “Mining Dynamic Recurrences in Nonlinear and Nonstationary Systems for Feature Extraction, Process Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis”
Fisrt Position: Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology

Spring2016 Lab Photo 2015 Gang Best Paper Award 2015 Gang Dongping graduation photo
Click here for more photos from the Complex Systems Lab

Recent Publications (*advisee)

Research Gate Link

1.    B. Yao* and H. Yang, “Physics-driven spatiotemporal regularization for high-dimensional predictive modeling - A novel approach to solve the inverse ECG problem,” Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) 6, 39012, 2016, http://www.nature.com/articles/srep39012

2.   Y. Chen* and H. Yang, “A novel information-theoretic approach for variable clustering and predictive modeling using Dirichlet process mixtures,” Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group) 6, 38193, 2016, http://www.nature.com/articles/srep38913

3.   Y. Chen* and H. Yang, “Numerical simulation and pattern characterization of spatiotemporal dynamics on fractal surfaces for the whole-heart modeling applications,” European Physical Journal - Complex Systems, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjb/e2016-60960-6

4.   Y. Chen* and H. Yang, “Heterogeneous recurrence representation and quantification of dynamic transitions in continuous nonlinear processes,” European Physical Journal - Complex Systems, Vol. 89, No. 6, p1-11, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjb/e2016-60850-y

5.   Y. Chen* and H. Yang, “Sparse modeling and recursive prediction of space-time dynamics in stochastic sensor networks,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 1, p215-226, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TASE.2015.2459068 

6.   D. Du*, H. Yang, A. Ednie, and E. Bennett, “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, Vol. 20, No. 5, p1439-1452, 2016 (Poster presentation received the first place in the CIEADH Doctoral Colloquium poster competition), http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JBHI.2015.2458791

7.   H. Yang and Y. Chen*, “Heterogeneous recurrence monitoring and control of nonlinear stochastic processes,” Chaos, Vol. 24, No. 1, p013138, 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4869306

8.   H. Yang and G. Liu*, “Self-organized topology of recurrence-based complex network,” Chaos, Vol. 23, No. 4, 043116, 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4829877

9.   C. Kan*, K.P. Yip, and H. Yang, “Two-phase greedy pursuit algorithm for automatic detection and characterization of transient calcium signaling,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Vol. 19, No. 2, p687-697, 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JBHI.2014.2312293

10. G. Liu* and H. Yang, “Multiscale adaptive basis function modeling of spatiotemporal cardiac electrical signals,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Vol. 17, No. 2, p484-492, 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JBHI.2013.2243842

11. D. Du*, H. Yang, S. Norring, and E. Bennett, “In-silico modeling of glycosylation modulation dynamics in hERG channels and cardiac electrical signaling,” IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (Feature Article highlighted in the homepage of IEEE journal website), Vol. 18, No. 1, p205-214, 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JBHI.2013.2260864

12. H. Yang, C. Kan*, G. Liu*, and Y. Chen*, “Spatiotemporal differentiation of myocardial infarctions,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 10, Issue 4, pp938-947, 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TASE.2013.2263497

13. Y. Chen* and H. Yang, “Self-organized neural network for the quality control of 12-lead ECG signals,” Physiological Measurement (Cover Article), Vol. 33, No. 9, p1399-1418, 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0967-3334/33/9/1399

14. Y. Chen* and H. Yang, "Multiscale recurrence analysis of long-term nonlinear and nonstationary time series," Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, Vol. 45, No. 7, p978-987, 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chaos.2012.03.013

15. H. Yang, S. T. S. Bukkapatnam, and L. G. Barajas, "Local recurrence model for performance prediction and prognostics in nonlinear and nonstationary systems," Pattern Recognition, Vol. 44, No. 8, p1834-1840, 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patcog.2011.01.010

16. H. Yang, "Multiscale recurrence quantification analysis of spatial cardiac vectorcardiogram (VCG)  signals," IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 58, No. 2, p339-347, 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TBME.2010.2063704

17. H. Yang, S. T. S. Bukkapatnam and R. Komanduri, "Nonlinear adaptive wavelet analysis of electrocardiogram  signals," Physical Review E 76, 026214, 2007,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.76.026214

18. Y. Chen* and H. Yang, "Sparse Particle Filtering for Modeling Space-Time Dynamics in Stochastic Sensor Network," Proceedings of 2015 Annual Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, May 30, 2015, Nashville, Tennessee (Best Paper Award in Computer and Information Systems)

19. G. Liu* and H. Yang, "Self-organized recurrence networks," Proceedings of 2014 Annual Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, May 31, 2014, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Best Student Paper Award in Computer and Information Systems)

20. D. Du*, H. Yang, S. Norring, and E. Bennett, "Multiscale modeling of glycosylation modulation dynamics in cardiac electrical signaling," Proceedings of 2011 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC), September 2, Boston, MA (Placed first in the IBM Best student Paper competition)

21. H. Yang, "Multiscale recurrence analysis of complex physiological rhythmic dynamics," Proceedings of 2010 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, June 8, Cancun, Mexico (Best Paper Award in Computer and Information Systems)

22. H. Yang and S. T. Bukkapatnam, "Recurrence based performance prediction and prognostics in the complex manufacturing systems," Proceedings of 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 30, Miami, FL (Best Paper Award in Manufacturing and Design)

Teaching

IE516 Applied Stochastic Processes

IE 323 Statistical Methods in Industrial Engineers

EGN 3443 Probability and Statistics for Engineers

ESI 6247 Statistical Design Models

ESI 5236 Reliability Engineering

ESI 4221 Industrial Statistics and Quality Control

ESI 6934 Advanced Analytics I

Activities

Professional Activities:

Refree,   IIE Transactions, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Annuals of Operation Research, Computer and Industrial Engineering, International Journal of Production Research, Quality and Reliability Engineering International, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Biophysical Journal, Physical Letters, Medical Engineering and Physics, Computers in Biology and Medicine, IEEE Access, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Intelligent Systems, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics

Guest Editor, IEEE Intelligent Systems

Guest Editor, Information Systems and e-Business Management

Associate Editor, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Associate Editor, Proceedings of 2014 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference (EMBC)

Program Chair, ISERC 2016, Anaheim, CA, May 21-24, 2016

President-elect, IIE Society of Computer and Information Systems, 2016~2017

Chair, INFORMS Quality, Statistics and Reliability (QSR) section, 2015~2016

Council member, INFORMS Data Mining section, 2012~2014

Council member, INFORMS Quality, Statistics and Reliability (QSR) section, 2012~2014

Newsletter editor, INFORMS Quality, Statistics and Reliability (QSR) section, 2010~2012

Cluster Chair, Quality, Statistics and Reliability (QSR) section, 2015 INFORMS Annual Meeting

Cluster Chair, Artificial Intelligence (AI) section, 2014 INFORMS Annual Meeting

Program Chair, 2012 INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics

Program Chair, 2014 INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Analytics

Member, American Heart Association (AHA)

              Institute for Industrial Engineers (IIE)

              American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)

              The Industrial Engineering Honor Society (Alpha Pi Mu)

              Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

              Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

Honors and Awards:

2015, NSF CAREER Award

2015, USF Outstanding Faculty Award

2015, IERC Best Paper Award, Computer and Information Systems Track, Nashville, Tennessee

2010, IERC Best Paper Award, Computer and Information Systems Track, Cancun, Mexico

2009, IERC Best Paper Award, Manufacturing and Design Track, Miami, FL

2009, Phoenix Award Finalist, Oklahoma State University

2008, Niblack Biomedical Research Assistantship, Pfizer and Oklahoma State University

2008, Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

2007, NSF Travel Grant, Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation, NSF

Advised Student Honors:

2015, Yun Chen, Best Paper Award, IIE Annual Conference 2015, Nashville, Tennessee

2014, Yun Chen and Gang Liu, Best Student Paper Finalist, IEEE CASE 2014, Taibei, Taiwan

2014, Dongping Du and Chen Kan, Entrepreneurship Lead, NSF I-Corps Team

2014, Dongping Du, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of South Florida

2014, Dongping Du, Placed 1st in the CIEADH Doctoral Colloquium poster competition, IIE Annual Conference 2014
2014, Chen Kan and Dongping Du, Placed 2nd in the IIE CIS Mobile App Competition, IIE Annual Conference 2014
2014, Gang Liu, Best Student Paper Award (placed 1st in the competition), IIE Annual Conference 2014
2013, Yun Chen and Dongping Du, Graduate Student Research Challenge Grant, University of South Florida
2012, Yun Chen, SRC student scholarship, American Statistical Association Spring Research Conference, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2011, Dongping Du, IBM Best Student Paper Award (placed 1st in the competition),  IEEE EMBC 2011, Boston, MA