predicting software evolution using a variety of approaches, including software quality predictive analysis, with the goal of enhancing upfront software designs, and enabling effective continuous design refactoring
Research focus in the Bai group includes:
Solid mechanics and large deformation; Mechanical failures: damage, fracture, fatigue, and debonding; Stimuli-responsive actuation and instability; Soft active materials: hydrogels, liquid crystal elastomers, and biomaterials; Multi-physics of materials: mechanics, thermodynamics, chemistry, optics, and electromagnetism
Geographic resource allocation, logistics, scheduling, multimodal transport systems, shared mobility, decentralized systems and resilient networks, data visualization, computational social science; Data-driven robust optimization, computational geometry, geometric probability theory, and geospatial analysis.
Biomedical signal and image processing; medical imaging; statistical signal processing; inverse problems; electrocardiography; bio-optical imaging; magnetic resonance imaging; transcranial neuromodulation; estimation of protein conformations from Xray scattering; regularization; optimization
Nanomanufacturing; nano and microscale printing of sensors and electronics; nano and micro-scale defects in semiconductor manufacturing; high rate nanomanufacturing; power electronics, RF, NEMS devices and nanomaterials based nanoelectronics, flexible and hybrid electronics