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Faculty:

Yan Jin, PhD
Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Director of IMPACT Lab
Office: OHE-400D
Email: yjin@usc.edu

Stephen C-Y Lu, PhD
David Packard Chair in Manufacturing and Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science;
Founding Director of IMPACT Lab
Office: OHE-430H
Email: sclu@usc.edu

PhD Students:

Hristina Milojevic
PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering
Office: BHE-B14
Email: milojevi@usc.edu
Research Project: Modeling thinking style in engineering design

Hao Ji
PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering
Office: BHE-B14;  Email: haoji@usc.edu
Research Project: Multiagent deep reinforcement learning for self-organizing systems

Edwin Williams
PhD Student, Aerospace Engineering
Office: BHE-B14;  Email: edwinwil@usc.edu
Research Project: Situation awareness and collision avoidance

Zijian (Jamey) Zhang
PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering
Office: BHE-B14; Email: zijianz@usc.edu
Research Project: A deep learning approach to computer-aided visual analogy support for design 

Yunjian (Jojo) Qiu
PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering
Office: BHE-B14
Email: yunjianq@usc.edu
Research Project: Text understanding for engineering design support

Chuanhui Hu
PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering
Office: BHE-B14
Email: chuanhui@usc.edu
Research Project: Self-Organizing Robots and Shipware

Master Students:

Ashwin Suresh
Master Student, Mechanical Engineering
Office: BHE-B14
Email:  sureshas@usc.edu
Research Project: Self-Organizing WRobots

Xinrui (Serena) Wang
Master Student, Mechanical Engineering
Office: BHE-B14
Email: xinruiw@usc.edu
Research Project: Transfer Learning and Collision Avoidance

Tianyi (Tracy) Xia
Master Student, Mechanical Engineering
Office: BHE-B14
Email: xiatiany@usc.edu
Research Project: Webot-based Simulation Studies

Qingqing He
Master Student, Mechanical Engineering
Office: BHE-B14
Email: heqingqi@usc.edu
Research Project: Webot-based Simulation Studies

Nikita Seth
Senior Student, Mechanical Engineering
Email: nikitase@usc.edu
Research Project: Modeling thinking style in engineering design

Guanyang Luo
Master Student, Computer Science
Office: BHE-B14
Email: luog@usc.edu
Research Project: Transfer Learning and Collision Avoidance

Vinit Jain
Master Student, Mechanical Engineering
Office: BHE-B14
Email: vinitj@usc.edu
Research Project: Human Factors in Autonomous Ship Operations

Wei Suo
Master Student, Analytics in Financial Engineering
Office: BHE-B14
Email: wsuo@usc.edu
Research Project: Text understanding for engineering design support

Undergraduate Students:

Adam Omary
Senior Student, Cognitive Science, MS Biostatistics
Email: omary@usc.edu
Research Project: Modeling thinking style in engineering design

Delvin Huang
Sophomore Student, Mechanical Engineering
Email: delvinhu@usc.edu
Research Project: Webot-based Simulation Studies

Pinghua(Charles) Gao
Junior Student, Mechanical Engineering
Email: pinhuagu@usc.edu
Research Project: Machine learning for collision avoidance

Alumni:

Ph.D.’s

Xiongqing Liu, Ph.D. 2019
Chu-Yi Wang, Ph.D. 2018
James Humann, Ph.D. 2015
Newsha Khani, Ph.D. 2014
Jonathan Sauder, Ph.D. 2013
Ang Liu, Ph.D., 2012
Winston Chiang, Ph.D. 2012
Chang Chen, Ph.D. 2012
Hung-Fu Chang, Ph.D. 2011
Zhaofeng Huang, Ph.D. 2010
Majid Yahyaei, Ph.D. 2010
George Zouein, Ph.D. 2009
Anna Li, Ph.D., 2007
Wei Li, Ph.D. 2006
Mathieu Geslin, Ph.D. 2006
Pawat Chusilp, Ph.D. 2004
Oren Benami, Ph.D. 2002
Li Zhao, Ph.D. 2002
Kailu (Carl) Wang, Ph.D. 2002
Mohamad Danesh, PhD, 2001

PostDocs & Visitors:

Dr. Zelin Liu, COMAC, 2014 – 2015
Mr. Yoyichiro Suzuki, JMS,UNI-X, 2014-2015
Mr. An (Eric) Liu, DeTao Masters Academy, 2013-2015
Prof. Lin Gong, Beijing Institute of Technology, 2013-2014
Prof. Shuangxi Huang, Tsinghua University. 2010-2011, 2013-14
Prof. Shana Smith, National Taiwan University, 2012-13
Mr. Kenichi Sugiyama, Japan Patent Office, 2012-2013
Prof. Yong Chen, Shanghai Jiaotong University, 2011-2012
Prof. Jinsong Bao, Shanghai Jiaotong University (now at Donghua University), 2010-2011
Mr. Motohiro Nishio, Japan Patent Office, 2010 – 2011
Mr. Jacky Cheng, Chenkuang U. 2007-2008
Dr. Yoko Ishino, Tokyo University (now Prof at Yamakuchi University), 1999-2002
Dr. Rajaram Ganeshan, Carnegie Mellon University, 1996-1998

Masters & Bechelors:

Jinyi (Amber) Lan, BS. 2020
Stara Shinsato, BS, 2020
Siqi Zheng, MS. 2020
Ruifang Shang, MS. 2020
Qi Zhang, MS. 2020
Michael Griffin, BS 2019
Kaitlyn Holmstrom, MS. 2019
Jirui Fu, MS, 2019
Anqi Zheng, MS, 2019
Duo Ding, MS, 2019
Mary Bessell, M.S., 2018
Kunlong Ma, M.S., 2018
Jianxin Gong, M.S., 2018
Ananya Patel, M.S., 2018
Emily McTiernan, B.S., 2018
Bo An Chang, M.S. 2018
Perri Chastain-Howley, B.S. 2018
Noah Brown, B.S. 2018
Angelica Girardello, M.S. 2017
Shyam Prasad Atri, M.S., 2017
Yuan Fang, M.S., 2017
Midhun Gopakumar, M.S. 2017
Sam Vellingiri, M.S. 2017
Nicole Pay, M.S., 2016
Georg Ristock, M.S., 2016
Vinay Piratla, M.S., 2016
Chaitanya Chaudhari, M.S., 2016
Varun Taylor, M.S. 2015
Dylan Moore, M.S., 2015
Junlin Mu, M.S., 2015
Yue (Joyce) Zhou, M.S. 2014
Zihao (Andy) Lu, M.S., 2014
David Chen, BS
Erin Lian, M.S., 2013
Duwa Rajendra, M.S. 2013
Likaiqing Huang, M.S. 2013
Anne Turner, B.S. 2013
Stephanie Hoffer, B.S. 2013
Robert Fletcher, B.S. 2013
Qianyu (Cherry) Liu, M.S. 2011
Kai Ning, M.S. 2007
Nishant Dikshit, M.S. 2004
Yoichiro Suzuki, M.S. 2003
Weihua (David) Zhou, M.S. 2001
Arun Raghunath, M.S. 2000
Oren Benami, M.S., 1998
Peng Li, M.S. 1998
Xiaochun Li, M.S. 1998
William Wen, M.S. 1997