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Professor, Computer and Information Science
207 CIS
4901 Evergreen Rd.
Dearborn, MI 48128
Not Teaching in Summer

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Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan

M.Sc., University of Saskatchewan

Teaching and Research

Courses Taught

Selected Publications

  1. 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).
  2. H. Chen, J. Shen. 2017. “Denoising of Point Cloud Data,” Engineering with Computers Vol.  34, No. 3, pp. 523-541 (ISI impact factor: 1.0).
  3. 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).
  4. 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).
  5. 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).
  6. Shen,J., Vela,D., Singh,A., Song,K., Zhang,G., LaFreniere,B. and Chen,H. 2015. “GPU/CPU Parallel Computation of Material Damage.” Engineering with Computers Vol. 31(3): 647-660 (ISI impact factor: 1.0).
  7. 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). 
  8. Song,Y.,Jin,S., Shen, J. 2011. “A Unique Property of Single-link distance and Its Application in Data Clustering.” Data & Knowledge Engineering. Vol. 70, No. 11, pp.984-1003 (ISI impact factor: 1.85).
  9. 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).
  10. Shen, J., Mao, J., Reyes, G., Chow, C.L., Boileau, J., Su, X.. and Wells, J.M.  2009. “A Multiresolution Transformation Rule of Material Defects.” International Journal of Damage Mechanics, Vol. 18, No. 8, pp. 739-758 (ISI impact factor: 1.91).
  11. Shi, Z. and Shen J., 2007. Convergence of the Polak-Ribiere-Polyak conjugate gradient method, Nonlinear Analysis, Vol 66, No. 6, pp. 1428-1441 (ISI impact factor: 1.64).
  12. Shen, J., Maxim, B., Akingbehin, K. 2005. "Accurate Correction of Surface Noises of Polygonal Meshes." International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering Vol 64, No. 12, pp. 1678-1698 (ISI impact factor: 2.23).
  13. Shen, J., Yoon, D. 2004. "A Freeform Shape Optimization of Complex Structures Represented by Arbitrary Polygonal or Polyhedral Meshes." International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol 60, No. 15. pp. 2441-2466 (ISI impact factor:2.23).
  14. Shen, J., Yoon D. 2003. “A New Scheme for Efficient and Direct Shape Optimization of Complex Structures represented by polygonal meshes.” International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol 58, No. 4. pp. 2201-2223 (ISI impact factor:2.23).
  15. Shen, J. 2003. “Feature-based Optimization of Beam Structures Represented by Polygonal Meshes.” ASME/ACM Transactions, Journal of Computer and Information Science in Engineering. Vol. 3, No. 3. pp.250-259 (ISI impact factor: 0.63).

Awards and Recognition

  • 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


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