Jie Shen, Ph.D.

Professor, Computer and Information Science
Jie Shen
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Computer and Information Science
207 Computer and Information Science Building | 4901 Evergreen Road | Dearborn, MI 48128
11:00am-2:00pm Monday and 11:00am-2:00pm Wednesday; or by appointment.

Teaching Areas:

Computer and Information Science, Data Science

Research Areas:

Automotive Engineering, Game Design, Human Factors and Ergonomics, Machine Learning, Optimization, and Intelligent Systems, Modeling and Optimization, Operations Research and Decision Science

Biography and Education


  • Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan
  • M.Sc., University of Saskatchewan

Teaching and Research

Courses Taught

Selected Publications

  1. Yuan, C., Lin, Y., Shen, J., Chen, L., Cai, Y., He, Y., Weng, S., Wu, X., Yuan, Y., Gong, Y. and Yu, Q., 2023. Research on Active Collision Avoidance and Hysteresis Reduction of Intelligent Vehicle Based on Multi-Agent Coordinated Control System. World Electric Vehicle Journal, 14(1), p.16 (ISI impact factor: 2.3).
  2. He, Y., Yang, Y., Cai, Y., Yuan, C., Shen, J. and Tian, L., 2023. Predicting pedestrian tracks around moving vehicles based on conditional variational transformer. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, p.09544070231175536 (ISI impact factor: 1.8).
  3. Yuan, C., Wu, X., Shen, J., Chen, L., Cai, Y., He, Y., Weng, S., Yuan, Y., Gong, Y. and Song, J., 2023. Identification of pedestrian motion feature in mixed traffic conditions and anti-collision algorithm of autonomous vehicle. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, p.09544070231194736 (ISI impact factor: 1.8).
  4. Yuan, C., Wang, J., Shen, J., Chen, L., Cai, Y., He, Y., Weng, S., Yuan, Y. and Gong, Y., 2023. Vehicle Path Planning Based on Pedestrian Collision Avoidance Action. IEEE Access (ISI impact factor: 4.1).
  5. Yuan, C., Wang, T., Shen, J., He, Y. and Weng, S., 2021. A new active safety distance model of autonomous vehicle based on sensor occluded scenes. International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, Vol. 41, No. 3, pp.195-208 (Scopus CiteScore: 2.7).
  6. C. Yuan, S. Weng, J. Shen C. Long, Y. He, T. Wang. 2020. "Research on Active Collision Avoidance Algorithm for Intelligent Vehicle Based on Improved Artificial Potential Field Model," International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (accepted; Impact Factor: 1.22).
  7. J. Shen M. Flores and A. Sharits. 2020. "Impact Performance of a Plate Structure with Coconut-Inspired Microchannels," Applied Sciences, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 355. (ISI impact factor: 2.22).
  8. L. Cheng, X. Zhang, J. Shen. 2019. "Road Surface Condition Classification using Deep Learning," Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, Vol. 64, pp. 102638. (ISI impact factor: 2.26).
  9. Yuan,C., Liu,H., Shen,J., Chen,L., Jiang,H.,  2018. “Design and analysis of an auto-braking system controller for autonomous vehicles under the influence of perturbation,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 67, No. 3, pp. 1923-1931.  (ISI impact factor: 4.06).
  10. Yuan,C., Chen,H., Shen,J., Lin, N., Su,W., Liu,F., Liang,X., 2018. "Indicator-based multi-objective adaptive bacterial foraging algorithm for RFID network planning." Cluster Computing Vol. 22, No. 5, pp. 12649-12657(ISI impact factor: 1.60)
  11. H. Chen, X. Shi, Q. He, J.H. Mao, Y. Liu, H. Kang, J. Shen. 2017. “A Multiresolution Investigation on Fatigue Damage of Aluminum Alloys at Micrometer Level,” International Journal of Damage Mechanics, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 192-209; ISI impact factor:1.74).
  12. Shi,X., Shen,J., Yoon,D. 2016. “Genetic Search for Optimally-Constrained Multiple-line Fitting of Discrete Data Points,” Applied Soft Computing. Vol. 40, pp. 236-251. (ISI impact factor: 2.14).
  13. Shen J., Mao,J., Boileau,J., Chow,C.L., 2014. “Material Damage Estimated via Linking Micro/Macroscale Defects to Macroscopic Mechanical Properties.” International Journal of Damage Mechanics, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp.537-566 (ISI impact factor: 1.91).
  14. Chow,C.L., Mao,J., Shen, J., 2011. “Nonlocal Damage Gradient Model for Fracture Characterization of Aluminum Alloy.”International Journal of Damage Mechanics, Vol. 20, No. 7, pp.1073-1093 (ISI impact factor: 1.91).
  15. Shen, J., Yoon, D., Shehu, D. and Zhang, C.  2009. “Spectral Moving Removal of Non-isolated Outlier Clusters.” Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 256-267 (ISI impact factor: 1.22).

Awards and Recognition

  • 2023 Bronze Level President’s Award of American Society for Nondestructive Testing
  • 2022 Silver Level President’s Award of American Society for Nondestructive Testing
  • Recipient, 2019 Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship
  • Fellow, ASME, 2019
  • Fellow, IET, 2019
  • Semi-finalist, 2017 Next Challenge -- Smart Cities, 2017
  • Certificate of Excellence, International Journal of Computers and Applications, 2015
  • Certificate of Excellence, International Journal of Modeling and Simulation, 2015
  • Certificate, Next Energy I-Corps Program, 2015
  • Certificate, NSF I-Corps Program, 2014
  • Contribution Certificate to International Conference of Computer Aided Design, 2012
  • Contribution Certificate to ASME IMECE Conference, 2012
  • Contribution to SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress and Exhibition, 2006
  • Faculty Research Fellowship,   University of Michigan – Dearborn,  2003
  • Rackham Fellowship,   University of Michigan,  2003
  • Faculty Research Fellowship,  University of Michigan – Dearborn, 2002