Publication

Publications with students designate students with an asterisk (*).

IF: Impact Factor values for journals

  • Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Xiaorong Zhang and Quan Ding, “Respiratory Rate Monitoring from the Photoplethysmogram via Sparse Signal Reconstruction”, Physiological Measurement, 37, num. 7, pp. 1105-1119, 2016. [IF: 1.808]
  2. Xiaorong Zhang and He Huang, “A Real-Time, Practical Sensor Fault-Tolerant Module for Robust EMG Pattern Recognition”, Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation (JNER), 12:18, DOI: 10.1186/s12984-015-0011-y, 2015. [IF: 2.74] 
  3. Xiaorong Zhang, Yuhong Liu, Fan Zhang, Jin Ren, Yan (Lindsay) Sun, Qing Yang, and He Huang. “On Design and Implementation of Neural-Machine Interface for Artificial Legs”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 8, pp. 418-429, 2012. [IF: 8.785]

 

  • Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  1. Xiaorong Zhang and Quan Ding, “Fast Respiratory Rate Estimation from PPG Signal Using Sparse Signal Reconstruction Based on Orthogonal Matching Pursuit”, accepted by the 2016 Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, to be held in Pacific Grove, CA, Nov., 2016.
  2. *Ian Donovan, *Kevin Valenzuela, *Alejandro Ortiz, *Sergey Dusheyko, Hao Jiang, Kazunori Okada, and Xiaorong Zhang, “MyoHMI: A Low-Cost and Flexible Platform for Developing Real-Time Human Machine Interface for Myoelectric Controlled Applications”, accepted by the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2016), to be held in Budapest, Hungary, October, 2016.
  3. *David Rodriguez, Alexandra Piryatinska, and Xiaorong Zhang, “Neural Forests and Personalized EMG Gesture Classification”, In proc. of the 2016 SAI Computing Conference, London, United Kingdom, July 13-15, 2016.
  4. Hao Jiang, *Weijie Zhu, Fu Luo, *Kangjun Bai, Chenchen Liu, Xiaorong Zhang, J. Joshua Yang, Qiangfei Xia, Yiran Chen, and Qing Wu, “Cyclical Sensing Integrate-and-Fire Circuit for Memristor Array Based Neuromorphic Computing”, In proc. of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits & Systems (ISCAS 2016), Montreal, Canada, May 22-25, 2016.
  5. *Muslim Razi, *Lina Tsvirkunova, *Jeremy Chow, *Rebecca Reus, *Ian Donovan, Amelito G. Enriquez, Wenshen Pong, and Xiaorong Zhang, “Engaging Community College Students in Engineering Research through Design and Implementation of a Human-Machine Interface for Gesture Recognition”, In proc. of the American Society for Engineering Education 2016 Pacific Southwest Conference (ASEE/PSW-2016), Pomona, CA, April 21-23, 2016.
  6. Zhaoshuo Jiang and Xiaorong Zhang, “Using Smart Wearable Devices for Seismic Measurements and Post-Earthquake Rescue”, In proc. of the 2015 JAEE International Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 19-20, 2015
  7. Amelito Enriquez, Wenshen Pong, Hamid Shahnasser, Hamid Mahmoodi, Cheng Chen, Xiaorong Zhang, Kwok Siong Teh, and Nick Patrick Rentsch, “Assessing the Impact of Research Experiences on the Success of Underrepresented Community College Engineering Students”, In proc. of the ASEE’s Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, WA, June 14-17, 2015. (Best Paper Award in Minorities in Engineering Division)
  8. *Norman Ettedgui, *Joe Cooney, *Brian Labar, *Ernest Frimpong, *Gilbert Szeto, Amelito G. Enriquez, Kwok-Siong Teh, Cheng Chen, Hamid Mahmoodi, Wenshen Pong, Hamid Shahnasser, and Xiaorong Zhang, “Engaging Community College Students in Engineering Research through Design and Implementation of a Cyber-Physical System for Myoelectric-Controlled Robot Car”, In proc. of the American Society for Engineering Education 2015 Pacific Southwest Conference (ASEE/PSW-2015), San Diego, CA, April 10-11, 2015.
  9. Amelito Enriquez, Nicholas Langhoff, Wenshen Pong, Nilgun Ozer, Hamid Shahnasser, Cheng Chen, Hamid Mahmoodi, Ed Cheng, Kwok-Siong Teh, and Xiaorong Zhang, “Expanding the Community College Engineering Educational Pipeline through Collaborative Partnerships”, In proc. of the American Society for Engineering Education 2015 Pacific Southwest Conference (ASEE/PSW-2015), San Diego, CA, April 10-11, 2015. (Best Diversity Paper Award)
  10. *Rita Melgar, *Anthony Nash, *Mou Sun, *Carmen Tepeu Yoc, *Maral Amir, Cheng Chen, Amelito G. Enriquez, Hao Jiang, Hamid Mahmoodi, Wenshen Pong, Hamid Shahnasser, Kwok-Siong Teh, and Xiaorong Zhang, “Teaching Brain-Inspired Visual Signal Processing via Undergraduate Research Experience”, In proc. of the American Society for Engineering Education 2015 Pacific Southwest Conference (ASEE/PSW-2015), San Diego, CA, April 10-11, 2015.
  11. *Michael Kinsler, *Colin McGill, *Giovanni Rodriguez, *William Berrios, *Jeremy Chow, Amelito Enriquez, Paul Grams, Xiaorong Zhang, Hamid Mahmoodi, Wenshen Pong, and Kwok Siong Teh, “3D Printing as an Enabling Platform for Cross-Disciplinary Undergraduate Engineering Education and Research”, In proc. of the American Society for Engineering Education 2015 Pacific Southwest Conference (ASEE/PSW-2015), San Diego, CA, April 10-11, 2015.
  12. *Tania Martinez, *Amado Flores-Renteria, *Jasmine Flores, *Jolani Chun, Cheng Chen, *Hezareigh Ryan, Wenshen Pong, Nilgun Ozer, Hamid Shahnasser, Hamid Mahmoodi, Amelito G. Enriquez, *Albert Cheng, Kwok-Siong Teh, and Xiaorong Zhang, “Engaging Community College Students in Earthquake Engineering Research on Real-Time Hybrid Simulation”, In proc. of the American Society for Engineering Education 2015 Pacific Southwest Conference (ASEE/PSW-2015), San Diego, CA, April 10-11, 2015.
  13. Robert Hernandez, Jason Kane, Fan Zhang, Xiaorong Zhang, and He Huang, “Towards Ubiquitous Mobile-Computing-Based Artificial Leg Control”, In proc. of the 9th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference (IEEE SysCon 2015), Vancouver, Canada, Apr. 13-16, 2015.
  14. Quan Ding, Steven Kay, and Xiaorong Zhang, “High-SNR Model Order Selection Using Exponentially Embedded Family and Its Applications to Curve Fitting and Clustering”, In Proc. of the 2014 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI 2014), Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 9-12, 2014. (SFSU Faculty Travel Award)
  15. Quan Ding, Yong Bai, Yusuf Erol, Rebeca Salas-Boni, Xiaorong Zhang, Lei Li, and Xiao Hu, “Multimodal Information Fusion for Robust Heart Beat Detection”, to appear in proc. of the 41st Annual Conference of Computing in Cardiology (CinC 2014), Cambridge, MA, USA, Sep. 7-10, 2014.
  16. Hao Jiang, *Shi Jie Chen, *Shad Kish, éLok Kee Loh, Jun Min Zhang, Xiaorong Zhang, Dillon Kwiat, Michael Harrison, and Shuvo Roy, “Miniaturizing RFID for Magnamosis”, In proc. of the 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’ 14), Chicago, IL, USA, Aug. 26-Aug. 30, 2013.
  17. Xiaorong Zhang, He Huang, and Qing Yang, “Real-Time Implementation of a Self-Recovery EMG Pattern Recognition Interface for Artificial Arms”, In proc. of the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’13), Osaka, Japan, July 3-7, 2013.
  18. Robert Hernandez, Qing Yang, He Huang, Fan Zhang, Xiaorong Zhang, “Design and Implementation of a Low Power Mobile CPU Based Embedded System for Artificial Leg Control, In proc. of the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’13), Osaka, Japan, July 3-7,
  19. Xiaorong Zhang, Ding Wang, He Huang, and Qing Yang, “An Automatic and User-Driven Training Method for Locomotion Mode Recognition for Artificial Leg Control”, In proc. of the 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’12), San Diego, CA, USA, Aug. 28-Sep. 1, 2012.
  20. Robert Hernandez, Fan Zhang, Xiaorong Zhang, He Huang, and Qing Yang, “Promise of a Low Power Mobile CPU based Embedded System in Artificial Leg Control”, In proc. of the 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’12), San Diego, CA, USA, Aug. 28-Sep. 1, 2012.
  21. Xiaorong Zhang, He Huang, and Qing Yang, “Implementing An FPGA System for Real-Time Intent Recognition for Prosthetic Legs”, In proc. of the 49th Annual Design Automation Conference (DAC’12), San Francisco, CA, USA, Jun. 3-7, 2012. (22% acceptance)
  22. Xiaorong Zhang, He Huang, and Qing Yang, “A Special Purpose Embedded System for Neural Machine Interface for Artificial Legs”, In proc. of the 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’11), Boston, MA, USA, Aug. 30-Sep. 3, 2011.
  23. Xiaorong Zhang, He Huang, and Qing Yang, “Design and Implementation of A Special Purpose Embedded System for Neural Machine Interface”, In proc. of IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD’10), Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Oct. 3-6, 2010. (29% acceptance)
  24. He Huang, Yan (Lindsay) Sun, Qing Yang, Fan Zhang, Xiaorong Zhang, Yuhong Liu, Jin Ren, Fabian Sierra, “Integrating Neuromuscular and Cyber Systems for Neural Control of Artificial Legs”, In proc. of IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS’10), Stockholm, Sweden, Apr. 13-14, 2010. (28% acceptance)
  25. An Lin, Xiaorong Zhang, He Huang, and Qing Yang, “Design and Implementation of an Embedded System for Neural-Controlled Artificial Legs”, In IEEE Workshop on Health Care Management (WHCM’10), Venice, Italy, Feb. 18-20, 2010.

 

  • Abstracts & Posters

  1. *Ian Donovan and Xiaorong Zhang, “Approximation of Windowed Analysis using Subsets to Reduce Computational Requirements for Feature Extraction of sEMG Signals”, at the Workshop on Civic Technology and Smart Cities, San Francisco, CA, June 8, 2015.
  2. *Karthikeyan Dhandapani and Xiaorong Zhang, “Smart Wireless Real-time Stress Activity Monitor”, at the Workshop on Civic Technology and Smart Cities, San Francisco, CA, June 8, 2015.
  3. *Sarah Shamsi and Xiaorong Zhang, “Toward Anti-Stuttering: Understand the Relation between Stuttering and Anxiety Using Engineering Methods”, at the Workshop on Civic Technology and Smart Cities, San Francisco, CA, June 8, 2015.
  4. *David Rodriguez, Alexandra Piryatinska, and Xiaorong Zhang, “Classifying Gestures from Sensors with an Original Neural Tree Implementation”, at the Workshop on Civic Technology and Smart Cities, San Francisco, CA, June 8, 2015.
  5. *Alex Vijay Raj Amalaraj and Xiaorong Zhang, “Real-Time Hand Gesture Recognition Using sEMG and Accelerometer for Gesture to Speech Conversion”, at the Workshop on Civic Technology and Smart Cities, San Francisco, CA, June 8, 2015.
  6. Zhaoshuo Jiang, and Xiaorong Zhang, “Using Smart Wearable Devices for Seismic Measurements and Post-Earthquake Rescue”, at the Annual Meeting of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI 2015), Boston, MA, Mar. 31 – Apr. 3, 2015
  7. Xiaorong Zhang, “Promise of Embedded System with GPU in Artificial Leg Control: Enabling Time-frequency Feature Extraction from Electromyography”, at the 2nd Annual RI Research Alliance Symposium, Providence, RI, October, 2009.

 

  • Non-refereed Abstracts & Posters

  1. *Ian Donovan, *Kevin Valenzuela, *Alejandro Ortiz, *Sergey Dusheyko, *Kartik Bholla, Kazunori Okada, and Xiaorong Zhang, “A Flexible Platform for Developing Real-Time Human Machine Interface for Myoelectric Controlled Prosthetic Arms”, College of Science and Engineering Project Showcase, San Francisco, CA, May 6, 2016. (Third place award in graduate physical science category)
  2. *Sarah Shamsi and Xiaorong Zhang, “Towards Anti-Stuttering: Understand the Relation between Stress and Stuttering”, College of Science and Engineering Project Showcase, San Francisco, CA, May 6, 2016.
  3. *Asaf Weinberg and Xiaorong Zhang, “Citizen Sensor Network – Client Side Application”, College of Science and Engineering Project Showcase, San Francisco, CA, May 6, 2016.
  4. *Sarah Shamsi and Xiaorong Zhang, “Towards Anti-Stuttering: Understand the Relation between Stuttering and Anxiety Using Emerging Engineering Methods”, College of Science and Engineering Project Showcase, San Francisco, CA, May 8, 2015.
  5. *Alex Vijay Raj Amalaraj and Xiaorong Zhang, “Real-Time Hand Gesture Recognition for Sign Language Conversion Using sEMG and Accelerometer”, College of Science and Engineering Project Showcase, San Francisco, CA, May 8, 2015.
  6. *David Rodriguez, Alexandra Piryatinska, and Xiaorong Zhang, “Classifying Gestures Using Neural Trees and Random Forests”, College of Science and Engineering Project Showcase, San Francisco, CA, May 8, 2015.
  7. *Ravi Teja Mamidipaka, *Luis Lorenzo Bill Clark, *Siddharth Govind Jankar, and Xiaorong Zhang, “Wireless Autonomous Car”, College of Science and Engineering Project Showcase, San Francisco, CA, May 8, 2015.
  8. *Jackie Lok, *Vishnu Deep Samikeri, *Premdeep Amudala, *Benjamin Lopez, Zhaoshuo Jiang, and Xiaorong Zhang, “Using Smart Wearable Devices for Seismic Measurements and Post-Earthquake Rescue”, College of Science and Engineering Project Showcase, San Francisco, CA, May 8, 2015.
  9. *Sarah Shamsi and Xiaorong Zhang, “Stutter Controlling Device”, SFSU Graduate Research and Creative Works Showcase, San Francisco, CA, April 30, 2015.
  10. *Alex Vijay Raj Amalaraj and Xiaorong Zhang, “Real-Time Hand Gesture Recognition Using sEMG and Accelerometer for Gesture-Speech Conversion”, SFSU Graduate Research and Creative Works Showcase, San Francisco, CA, April 30, 2015.
  11. *Ravi Teja Mamidipaka, and Xiaorong Zhang, “Wireless Autonomous Car”, SFSU Graduate Research and Creative Works Showcase, San Francisco, CA, April 30, 2015.
  12. Xiaorong Zhang, “Real-Time Self-Recovery Neural-Machine Interface for Artificial Limbs”, SFSU Faculty Retreat, Jan. 23, 2014.