Faculty

Portrait_zsZhenghui Sha

PhD, Assistant Professor

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Education

  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an University of Technology

Minors

  • Graduate Minor in Applied Statistics, Purdue University
  • Undergraduate Minor in Computer Science, Xi’an University of Technology

Professional Development

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University

Research Interests

  • Decision-making in Engineering Systems Design
  • Complex Systems and Complex Networks
  • Game Theory and Behavioral Experimentation
  • Decision-based Enterprise-driven Design
  • Artificial Intelligence in Design
  • Crowd-sourced Design
  • Open-source Product Design and Development

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Faculty Members of the Year Award, Associated Student Government and the Graduate Professional Students Congress, University of Arkansas, 2021.
  • 2020 Journal of Mechanical Design Reviewer With Distinction Award, 2021
  • Technical Committee Leadership Award, Computers and Information in Engineering Division, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2020
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Arkansas, 2020
  • ASME Robert E. Fulton Best Paper Award, 2019
  • Best PhD Dissertation of the Year Award, ASME CIE Division, 2017
  • Open Education Resources (OER) Award, the University of Arkansas Libraries and the Global Campus, 2017.
  • ASME Robert E. Fulton Best Paper Award, 2013
  • ASME CIE Division Poster Award, 2013
  • NSF CMMI Conference Fellowship, 2012
  • Si-Yuan Innovation Scholarship, Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2007-2010

Review Service

  • Journal of Mechanical Design
  • Journal for Computing and Information Science in Engineering
  • IIE Transactions
  • Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing
  • Systems Engineering
  • 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing
  • Research in Transportation Economics
  • IEEE Access
  • IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics – Systems
  • Journal of Operational Research Society
  • Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing
  • Technology in Society
  • IEEE Transaction on Automation Science and Engineering
  • Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization
  • Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing
  • AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
  • Conference on Systems Engineering Research
  • Design Computing and Cognition Conference
  • ASME Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Design Automation Conference
  • International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology
  • IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering
  • ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition

Selected Academic Service

  • Organizing Committee Co-Chair, “ASME-CIE Hackathon at IDETC/CIE 2021”, the 41st Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2021.
  • Symposium Organizer, “Intelligence Augmentation for Human Systems Integration”, a Special Joint Session between SEIKM and DTM Technical Committees at the 41th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2021.
  • Organizing Committee Chair, “ASME-CIE Hackathon at IMECE 2020”, at The International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), 2020.
  • Symposium Organizer, “Systems Engineering Information Knowledge Management (SEIKM)”, CIE–29, at 40th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2020.
  • Symposium Organizer, “SEIKM: Complex Systems Engineering and Design”, CIE–16, at 40th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2020.
  • Program committee member, “DCC 20 Workshop: Accelerating Design with Human-Machine Teaming”, Atlanta, GA (Virtually), December 12-13, 2020.
  • Advisory Board Member, The Ninth International Conference On Design Computing and Cognition (DCC 20), Atlanta, GA, June 27-28, 2020.
  • Organizing Committee Chair, “ASME-CIE Hackathon at IDETC/CIE 2020”, the 40th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2020.
  • Award Chair, American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), Computer and Information in Engineering Division (CIE), Systems Engineering, Information and Knowledge Management (SEIKM) Technical Committee, 2019 – 2020.
  • Panel Organizer, “SEIKM Panel: The recent advances and future direction of model-based systems engineering”, at the 39th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2019.
  • Symposium Organizer, “Human Behavior in Design”, DTM–6, at the 31st International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology (DTM), 2019.
  • Symposium Organizer, “Systems Engineering Information Knowledge Management (SEIKM)”, CIE–4, at 39th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2019.
  • Symposium Organizer, “SEIKM: Design Informatics”, CIE–15, at 39th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2019.
  • Symposium Organizer, “SEIKM: Complex Systems Engineering and Design”, CIE–19, at 39th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2019.
  • Chair, American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), Computer and Information in Engineering Division (CIE), Systems Engineering, Information and Knowledge Management (SEIKM) Technical Committee, 2018 – 2019.
  • Program Committee Member, the 33rd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 2019.
  • Program Committee Member, Design Science Research (DSR) 2018, Workshop on Data Driven Design and Learning, August 23-25, 2018, Montreal, Canada.
  • Vice Chair, American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), Computer and Information in Engineering Division (CIE), Systems Engineering, Information and Knowledge Management (SEIKM) Technical Committee, 2017 – 2018.
  • Symposium Chair, “Design Informatics”, CIE–2-13 at the 38th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2018.
  • Symposium Co-Chair, “Design of Complex Systems”, CIE–2-17 at the 38th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2018.
  • Symposium Co-Chair, “Systems Engineering Information Knowledge Management”, CIE–2-12 at the 38th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), 2018.
  • Session Organizer, “Evaluations and Assessment in Design Education”, DEC–4 at the 14th International Conference on Design Education (DEC), 2017.
  • Organizer, “Lab Experiments on Individual and Interactive Decision Making in Design” workshop at the 37th Computers and Information in Engineering (CIE) Conference, 2017.
  • Conference Coordinator, the 7th International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition (DCC), 2016.