Jia Li, Ph.D.

Jia Li, Ph.D.Associate Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
102J SEB ; (248) 370-2661; Fax: (248) 370-4633


2002, Ph.D., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
1998, M.S.E., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
1996, B.S., Peking University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests

Statistical Signal Processing for Biomedical Imaging and Communications, Computer Graphics, Pattern Recognition and Algorithms.

Current Research Projects

  • Automatic Segmentation of 3D Ultrasonography for Fetal Growth Analysis
  • Tumor Dose Quantification Using I-131 SPECT
  • Channel Sounding for Ultra-Wideband Intra-Vehicle Communications
  • Prototyping Intra-vehicle Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Quantitative Assessment of Gestational Sac Shape

Previous Research Projects

  • Software Development for Free Space Laser Communications
  • Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Lung Nodules Based on Adaptive CT Segmentation
  • Automatic Segmentation of Microscopy Images for Functional Adaptability Analysis of Articular Cartilage

Professional Association

Member of IEEE

Selected Publications

  • J. Li, Q. Liu, “PSK Communications Systems Using Fully Saturated Power Amplifiers,” IEEE Trans. Aerospace and Electronic Systems, pp.464-477, vol.42, no.2, 2006.
  • J. Li, T. Talty, “Channel Characterization For Ultra-Wideband Intra-Vehicle Sensor Networks,” Proc. of 2006 IEEE Military Communications Conference, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2006.
  • S. Liu, J. Li, “Automatic Segmentation of Lung CT Using Gradient and Intensity Combined Level Set Method,” Proc. of the 28th IEEE EMBS Annual International Conference, pp. 3118-3121, New York City, Aug. 2006.
  • J. Li, Q. Liu, D. Taylor, “Performance of UWB PSK Communications Systems Using Fully Saturated Power Amplifiers,” IEEE Journal of Selected Areas of Communications, pp.913-919, vol.24, no.4, 2006.
  • J. Li, “The Performance Limit of Fitting Quadratic Curves and Surfaces to Scattered Data,” Proc. of the 2006 IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing, pp. 478-482, Hawaii, Aug. 2006.
  • J. Li, A. Hero, “A Fast Spectral Method for Active 3D Shape Reconstruction,” Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, pp.73-87, vol.20, no.1-2, 2004.
  • J. Li, X. Jing, “Edge Detection Based on Decision-level Information Fusion and its Application in Hybrid Image Filtering,” Proc. of 2004 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, pp.251-254, Singapore, Oct. 2004.
  • Q. Liu, J. Li, “User Registration in Broadband Slotted Aloha Networks,” IEEE Trans. on Communications, pp.1185-1194, vol.51, no.7, 2003.