Academic Areas: CAD/CAE incorporate framework, Structural optimization design, Parallel computing, Virtual reality/Clinical surgical simulation, Machine learning
Zhaohui Xia, born in September 1986, is currently working at the National CAD Support Software Engineering Research Center, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. He received his BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering from Wuhan University of Science and Technology, China, in June 2009 and December 2011 respectively, and received Doctor Degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, in 2016. From September 2016 to October 2019, he worked as a postdoctoral research associate at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) collaborating with Harvard University, USA. From June 2018 to March 2019, he worked as research collaborator at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) of Harvard Medical School.
2005.09-2009.06 Wuhan University of Science and Technology Bachelor
2009.09-2011.12 Wuhan University of Science and Technology Master
2012.09-2016.06 Huazhong University of Science and Technology Ph.D
2016.9-2019.10 Postdoctoral Research Associate in Center for Modeling, Simulation, & Imaging in Medicine,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
2018.6-2019.03 Research Collaborator in Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
 Zhaohui Xia, Yingjun Wang, Qifu Wang, and Chao Mei. GPU parallel strategy for parameterized LSM-based topology optimization using isogeometric analysis. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 56, no. 2 (2017): 413-434.
 Zhaohui Xia, Qifu Wang, Qinghua Liu, Yingjun Wang, Jun Liu, and Gang Chen. A novel approach for automatic reconstruction of boundary condition in structure analysis. Advances in Engineering Software 96 (2016): 38-57.
 Zhaohui Xia, Qifu Wang, Yingjun Wang, and Chen Yu. A CAD/CAE incorporate software framework using a unified representation architecture. Advances in Engineering Software 87 (2015): 68-85.
 Zhaohui Xia, Hong Li, Nicholas Milef, Adam Ryason, Daniel Jones, Suvranu De, Stephanie Jones. Development of A Physics-based Interactive Virtual Endotracheal Intubation (ETI) Simulator. Surgical Endoscopy (2019) 33: Supplement 1, 400.
 Cetinsaya, Berk, Mark A. Gromski, Sangrock Lee, Zhaohui Xia, Melih Turkseven, Doga Demirel, Tansel Halic et al. Design of Virtual Endoluminal Surgery Simulator (VESS): Colorectal Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Training Module. American Journal of Gastroenterology (2017) 112.
Research projects in the past 5 years:
1. Development and Validation of a Virtual Endoluminal Surgical Simulator (VESS) for Treatment of Colorectal Cancer (2016-2020: project leader, USA, Collaborating with Harvard Medical School)
2. Development and Validation of a Virtual Airway Skill Trainer (VAST) (2014-2019: project leader, USA, Collaborating with Harvard Medical School)
3. Synchronous design approach and techniques for incorporating modeling and performance analysis of 3D product (51475180, 2014-2018), supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China.