Dr. Yingzi Lin

Dr. Yingzi Lin

Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Bioengineering Department

Director, Intelligent Human Machine Systems Laboratory

Director, Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Human Factors Program, College of Engineering

Office: 357 Snell Engineering, Northeastern University

Tel: 617-373-8610 Fax: 617-373-2921



Current Members:

Serena Moscato, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Electrical, Electronic, and Information Engineering, University of Bologna

Jianan Zheng, Ph.D. Student, Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (2022), Northeastern University

Haoxiang Yu, M.Sc. Student, Human Factors Engineering, Northeastern University, B.Sc. Human-Computer Interaction (2020), University of California San Diego

Wenchao Zhu, Ph.D. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (2019), Duke University

Yikang Guo, Ph.D. Candidate, Industrial Engineering, M.Sc. Electric Engineering (2017), Beijing Institute of Technology

Research Fellows, Postdocs, Visiting Scholars:

Dr. Baoqing Guo, Associate Professor, School of Mechanical and Electronic Control Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University

Dr. Xiaoru Wanyan, Associate Professor, School of Aeronautic Science & Engineering, Beihang University

Dr. Mingxin Yu, Associate Professor, School of Instrument Science & Opto Electronics Engineering, Beijing Information Science & Technology University

Dr. Xifan Yao, Professor, School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, South China University of Technology

Dr. Long Cheng, Professor, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dr. Gang Hu, Professor, School of Social Science, Northwest A&F University

Dr. Lie Guo, Associate Professor, School of Automotive Engineering, Dalian University of Technology

Dr. Xiangzhou Wang, Professor, Department of Automation, Beijing Institute of Technology

Dr. Junyou Zhang, Associate Professor, School of Transportation and Vehicle Engineering, Shandong University of Technology

Dr. Tong Liu, Associate Professor, Department of Automation, Beijing Institute of Technology

Dr. Guosheng Yang, Professor and Dean, School of Information Engineering, Minzu University of China

Dr. Chuanyan Feng, Postdoctoral Fellow, Tsinghua University

Dr. Hubo Xu, Postdoctoral Fellow, Beijing University


Suifang Zhou, 2021, M.Sc. Thesis: “Designing for compatible narrative with incremental game mechanics: actualizing storytelling based on incremental main loop”.

Biren Dalip, 2021, M.Sc. Thesis: “The necessity of objective pain measurements”.

Li Wang, 2021, Ph.D. Dissertation: “Continuous Objective Multimodal Pain Assessment Sensing System (COMPASS)”.

Jifeng Li, 2020. M.Sc. Thesis: “Using Physiological Signals to Objectively Measure Pain in Cold Pressor Task”.

Aneesa Motiwala, 2019. M.Sc. Project: “Virtual and Augmented Reality: Designing Training Simulations”.

Hubo Xu, 2019. Ph.D. Sensing and Texture Profile Analysis along Different Muscle Fiber directions, China Agricultural University

Chuanyan Feng, 2019. Ph.D. Human-machine and Environmental Engineering, Beihang University

Veersinh Patil, 2019. M.Sc. Thesis: “Compass: Continuous Objective Multimodal Pain Assessment Sensing System Design”.

Jiajun Zhou, 2018. Ph.D. Wise Manufacturing, South China University of Technology

Fatemeh Gandomi, 2018. Ph.D. Dissertation: “Analysis and Prediction of Emotions using Human-Robot and Driver-Vehicle Interactions”.

Qinyi Zhou, 2018. M.Sc. Thesis: “Usability Study of Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) Platforms”.

Jing Xu, 2017. Ph.D. Dissertation: “Study on Interactive Driving Behavior Using Net-Driving Simulation”.

David Schmidt, 2017. Ph.D. Dissertation: “Thin Film Heart Rate Sensing Array”.

Bo Liang, 2017. Ph.D. Dissertation: “A Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Using EEG Signals and Neural Networks”.

Ping Wan, 2017. Ph.D. Dissertation: “Research on Driving Anger Recognition Based on Information Fusion”.

Jiaji Dong, 2017. M.Sc. Thesis: “Patient Facial Expression Recognition”.

Yadira Jerez Narvaez, 2015. M.Sc. Thesis: “A Virtual Environment for Studying Learning Experience and Attention Allocation”.

Zeliang Cheng, 2015. M.Sc. Thesis: “Effect Of Font And Background Color Combination On The Recognition Efficiency For LCD Displays”.

Jefferey Breugelmans, 2014. Ph.D. Dissertation: “Designing and Enabling Computer Interface for Physical Rehabilitation Purpose”.

Ahamed Altaboli, 2012. Ph.D. Dissertation: “Towards Developing Computational Models to Predict Perceived Visual Aesthetics of Website Interface Design”.

Xianyi Huang, 2012. M.Sc. Thesis: “Driver Lane Change Intention Recognition by Using Entropy-Based Fusion Techniques and Support Vector Machine Learning Strategy”.

Yuanzi Pan, 2012. Project: Driver-Vehicle Interface, Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

Wei Zhang, 2010. Ph.D. Dissertation: “Driver Fatigues Recognition”.

Hongjie Leng, 2010. Ph.D. Dissertation: “Nano-Skin: An Innovative Sensing System for Physiological Cues Based Human State Recognition”.

Hua Cai, 2010. Ph.D. Dissertation: “Fine-Tuning Human-Machine Cooperation: Cognitive Processing Oriented Assistance Coordination”.

Wei Zhang, 2010. Ph.D. Dissertation: “Driver Fatigues Recognition”.

Sanel Selimovi, 2010. M.Sc. Thesis: “Towards Standards in User Interface Design of Networked Devices”.

MacConnell Evans, 2010. Project: “Human Emotion and Intention Recognition, Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering”

John Zhu, 2009. M.Sc. Thesis: “Detecting Aggressive Driving Style using Performance, Eye Tracking, and Physiological Data”.

Guarav Sharma, 2009. Project: “A smart seat design, Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering”

Hua Cai, 2005. M.Sc. Thesis: “Quantization and Integration of Mental Workload, Risk Level and Modeling of Driver Behavior”.

Hongjie Leng, 2005. M.Sc. Thesis: “Design and Application of a Novel Driver Condition Monitoring Device – Smart Wheel”.

Yiwei Wang, 2005. M.Sc. Thesis: “Toward a Novel Approach for Website Interface Design: FBS-Web Approach”.

Lan Kong, 2005. M.Sc. Thesis: “User Interface for Computer-Aided Product Conceptual Design”.

Lucas A. Zanzi, 2005. Project: “Application of Haptic Device to Human-Machine Interface”

Adam Cohen, 2005. Project: “Human Factors in Infusion Pumps”

Safari Bushayija, 2005. Project: “Objective Measurable parameters in web aesthetic design”

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