Funded Research Projects
"Institute for Spintronic and Microwave Technology," PI: J. Li, co-PI:
D. Aloi, A. Slavin, G. Srinivasan, V. Tyberkevych, Oakland University
Interdisciplinary Institute Development, 2016-2019.
"Development of A Model for Assaying the Impact of Radiation Therapy on Bacterial Pneumonia," PIs: M. Sims, M. Das, J. Li, OU-Beaumont Multidisciplinary Research Award, Sept. 2012 - Sept. 2013.
"Wireless HMI: Location Awareness of Portable Pendant," PI: J. Li, co-PI: D. Aloi, Chrysler LLC, Jan. 2012 - Apr. 2014.
"UWB Antenna Measurement," PI: J. Li, Hughes Research Lab, Jul. 2011 - Jun. 2012.
"REU Site: Undergraduate Computer Research (UnCoRe) for Women," PI: H. Fu, co-PI: J. Li, National Science Foundation, Apr. 2011 - Mar. 2014.
"Creating Image-Analysis Software to Categorize Tissue Architecture in
Pre-Clinical and Clinical Histological Sections," PI's: J. Li, B. Marples,
and M. Sims, Oakland University and Beaumont Hospital, Aug. 2009 - Jul. 2010.
"Adaptability of Articular Cartilage to External Loading by Microscopic
Imaging," PI: Y. Xia, Co-Investigator: J. Li, National Institue of Health, May 2008 -
"Performance Evaluation of Intra-vehicle UWB Wireless Sensor Networks,"
PI: J. Li, General Motors Corporation, Jan. 2008 - Dec. 2009.
"Statistical Shape Analysis of Fetal Limbs," PI's: J. Li and W. Lee, Oakland University and Beaumont Hospital, Jan. 2008 - Dec. 2008.
"Ultra-wideband Sensor Networks for Automotive Vehicles," PI: J. Li, co-PI: Timothy Talty, National Science Foundation,
Sept. 2007 - Aug. 2010.
"Ultra-wideband Sensor Network Prototyping for Automotive Vehicles," PI: J. Li, General Motors Corporation, Jun. 2006 - Apr. 2008.
"Ultra-wideband Channel Sounding for Vehicles," PI: J. Li,
General Motors Corporation, Jun. 2005 - Dec. 2006.
"Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Lung Nodules Based on Adaptive CT Segmentation," PI: J. Li, Oakland University, May 2004 - Apr. 2005.
"Software Development for Free Space Laser Communications," PI: J. Li,
Aerospace Corporation, May 2003 - Jun. 2004.
Current Ph.D. Students
Current Master Students
Current Undergraduate Students
Spencer Morris (S17, Bioengineering Summer Research)
Former Ph.D. Students
Xiang He, currently Machine
Learning Scientist at Retech Labs, San Diego, CA. Ph.D. Thesis: A PROBABILISTIC FRAMEWORK FOR MULTI-SENSOR FUSION BASED
INDOOR LOCALIZATION ON MOBILE PLATFORM, Dec. 2016.
Weihong Niu, currently at GM, Farmington Hills, MI. Ph.D. Thesis: Intra-vehicle UWB Channel Characterization and
Receiver Design, Oct. 2010.
Shaojun Liu, currently at Google,
Santa Monica, CA. Ph.D. Thesis: 3D Shape Analysis: Construction, Classification, and Matching, Aug. 2007.
Former Master Students
Juan Li, currently at Ford, Master thesis: Fusion of LiDAR 3D Points
Cloud with 2D Digital Camera Image, Apr. 2015.
Han Deng, currently at Texas
A&M, Master Thesis: Intra-vehicle UWB MIMO Channel Capacity, Apr. 2012.
MS students who have done research under my supervision
Kapil Mistry (Sp/Su and Fall 2014)
Srinivas Tummala (Fall 2009 - Winter 2011), currently at Takata, Auburn Hills, MI.
Marie Piasecki (Fall 2010 - Winter 2011)
Deepali Gaur (firstname.lastname@example.org) (Sp/Su 2009, independent study)
Srinivas Polavarapu (email@example.com) (Fall 2008)
Deepa Susan Rajan (Fall 2007)
Caiyun Gao (Fall 2006), currently at GM, Midland, MI.
Philip Filious (Winter 2005)
Hemanth Gowda (Winter 2004)
BS students who have done research under my supervision
Allison Biscup (W16, EGB490)
Ashley Superson (W15, EGB490)
Max Silverstein (W15, EGB490)
Chenxing Wu (Winter 2014) currently at Northwestern University
Danielle Boileau (UnCoRe 2012)
Roger Li (UnCoRe 2012)
Daniela Martignani (UnCoRe 2012)
Max Silverstein, (UnCoRe, Summer 2011, RA, Winter 2012)
Lisa Ventura, (UnCoRe, Summer 2011)
Joe Kurleto (summer, 2010)
Wen Song(BJTU exchange student, 2009-2010)
Rosalind Barclay (SIBHI 2009)
Thomas Mihalis (SIBHI 2009)
Steve Pupillo (SIBHI 2009)
Xiaoyu Tian (firstname.lastname@example.org) (BJTU exchange student, 2008-2009), currently at Duke University.
Adam M. Eckardt (email@example.com) (Fall 2008)
Daria Tanska (SIBHI08) firstname.lastname@example.org
Nancy Tseng (SIBHI08) email@example.com
Kelan Amanda Hlavaty (SIBHI08) firstname.lastname@example.org
Asia M. Walton (REU08) email@example.com
Michael Arthur Corrigan (REU08) firstname.lastname@example.org, currently at Mitsubishi, Japan.
Jenessa Betts (Independent study, W08) email@example.com
Nikolla C. Griffin (REU06) firstname.lastname@example.org
Bryan Bonvallet (REU06) email@example.com
Vikram Chilukoti (REU04) firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert Presnell (REU04) email@example.com
Bo Cheng (REU03) firstname.lastname@example.org
Samreen Basheer (REU03) email@example.com
Doctoral Advisory Committees served:
Bao Yang (ECE, 2015-)
Xinhui Wang (ECE, 2015-)
Alhaj-Saleh Abdallah (ECE, graduated in 2016)
Rob Sims (ECE, 2014-)
Redhwan Mawari (ECE, 2014-2017, defense May 15, 2017)
Ashraf Mostafa (ECE, 2015-)
Aiyesha Ma (CSE)
Dingguo Chen (CSE)
Mingkun Li (CSE)
Paras Shah (ME)
Parikshit Gupte (ME)
Marisel Hernandez (ME)
Brooks A. Gross (CSE)
R. Swaminathan (ECE)
M. Duchene (ECE)
Terry Redman (ECE)
George Corser (CSE, graduated in 2015)
Master Thesis Committees served:
Xiao Wang (ECE, 2014-2015)
Hongyan Shuai (ECE, 2014-2015)
Xinhui Wang (ECE, 2014-2015)
Pradhyumna Agaram (ECE, 2013-14)
Rob Sims (ECE, 2012-2014)
Aiyesha Ma (CSE)
Dariusz Mikulski (CSE)
Nirmala Venkatraman (CSE)
Postdoc/Visting Scholar hosted
Xianfeng Yang, from Harbin Engineering University, 2017.
Xufei Cui, from Harbin Engineering University, 2017.
Hesheng Zhang, from Beijing Jiaotong University (summer 2009)