Xiaohui Zhu


Xiaohui Zhu received his BSc from Soochow University in 1999, MSc from Jiangxi Normal University in 2007 and PhD from the University of Liverpool in 2019. He is currently a Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU).

Before joining XJTLU, he was an associate professor at Nantong University, China. He has taught a wide range of modules including Introduction to Databases, C++ Programming, Foundation of Java Programming, C# Programming and Data Structure. From 2011 to 2017, he visited several European universities for academic exchange such as the University of Bedfordshire in the UK, the University of Edinburgh in the UK, the Tampere University of Technology in Finland and the University of Oldenburg in Germany.

Dr. Zhu’s research interests include Artificial intelligence and its application, especially in multi-objective optimization, autonomous navigation and collision avoidance, fast path planning, and USV-related algorithms and applications. He has published 10+ SCI/EI papers and a book in the title of “Foundation of C# Programming”.
  • Qualifications

    • PhD, University of Liverpool - 2019
    • Msc, Jiangxi Normal University - 2007
    • BSc, Soochow University -1999
  • Experience

    • 04.2020 – Present: Assistant Professor, Xi'an Jiatong-Liverpool University
    • 07.2017 – 09.2017: Academic visitor, University of Oldenburg, Germany
    • 12.2015 – 02.2016: Academic visitor, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
    • 12.2013 – 09.2014: Academic visitor, University of Edinburgh, UK
    • 02.2011 – 08.2011: Academic visitor, University of Bedfordshire, UK
    • 09.1999 – 03.2020:Teaching Assistant, Lecturer and Associate Professor, Nantong University
  • Research interests

    • AI techniques related to unmanned surface vehicles and water environment monitoring
    • Autonomous navigation and collision avoidance
    • Multi-objective optimization
    • Fast path planning
  • Articles

    • Zhu, Xiaohui & Yan, Bin & Yue, Yong. (2021). Path Planning and Collision Avoidance in Unknown Environments for USVs Based on an Improved D* Lite. Applied Sciences. 11. 7863. 10.3390/app11177863
    • Zhu, X., Yue, Y., Wong, P.W., Zhang, Y. and Ding, H., 2019. Designing an Optimized Water Quality Monitoring Network with Reserved Monitoring Locations. Water, 11(4), p.713. (SCI; IF:2.1)
    • Zhu, X., Yue, Y., Hu, F., Shou, J., Zhang, J. and Cao, K., 2019. Accuracy Control of Fiber Cable’s Outer Diameter with Algorithms of Filtration, Prediction and PID Controller. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, pp.1-17. (SCI; IF: 1.1)
    • Zhu, X., Yue Y, Wong P W H, et al. Optimum Water Quality Monitoring Network Design for Bidirectional River Systems. International journal of environmental research and public health, 2018, 15(2): 195. (SCI; IF: 2.15)
    • Wang, J., Zhu, X., & Chen, S. Measuring the Difference of Packet Latencies in Data Center, ICIC Express Letters, 2016 10, (12):p 2881-2889.(EI)
    • Chen, S., Wang, J., Zhu, X., et al. Research on Call Center for Remote Real-time Health Monitoring System. Computer engineering and design, 2012.6, 38(11):4386-4391. (Chinese core periodicals)
    • Chen, S., Wang, J., Zhu, X., et al. Research on Data Transmission and Security for Remote Real-time Health Monitor System. Computer Engineering, 2012.6, 38(11):268-270. (Chinese core periodicals)
    • CAO Li, YANG Ling-feng, GU Xiang, ZHU Xiao-hui. EAP-TLS Authentication Mechanism Security Analysis-based 802.11i, Computer Engineering and Design, 2010, 31(4):756-759. (Chinese core periodicals)
    • Zhu, X., Wang, J., et al. Research on Distributed Store and Load Balance of Mass Images. Computer Engineering, 2010, 36(23):47-52. (Chinese core periodicals)
    • Zhu, X., Chen, S. The Research of Simply Distributed Video-on-Demand System Based on Stream Media. Microelectronics & Computer, 2010.10, 27(10):70-73. (Chinese core periodicals)
    • Zhu, X., Wang, J. Chen, S. Software Automation Development Technology by PowerDesigner and CodeSmith in .NET Framework. Computer Science, 2010.07, 37(7)154-160. (Chinese core periodicals)
  • Proceedings

    • Y. Yi, X. Zhu, Y. Yue and W. Wang, "Music Genre Classification with LSTM based on Time and Frequency Domain Features," 2021 IEEE 6th International Conference on Computer and Communication Systems (ICCCS), 2021, pp. 678-682
    • R. Guan, X. Zhu, F. Pan, Y. Yue, J. Ma and J. Zhang, "An Intelligent Customer Service System for Securities Industry based on Compound Corpus and Text Vector," 2021 3rd International Conference on Advances in Computer Technology, Information Science and Communication (CTISC), 2021, pp. 288-292
    • M. Shen, Y. Yue and X. Zhu, "3D Modeling and Visualization of River Systems," 2020 International Conference on Intelligent Computing, Automation and Systems (ICICAS), 2020, pp. 411-415, doi: 10.1109/ICICAS51530.2020.00092.
    • Yan B., Chen T., Zhu X., Yue Y., Xu B., Shi K. (2020) A Comprehensive Survey and Analysis on Path Planning Algorithms and Heuristic Functions. In: Arai K., Kapoor S., Bhatia R. (eds) Intelligent Computing. SAI 2020. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1228. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-52249-0_39
    • Zhu, X., Kong, S., Yan, K., & Yue, Y. (2019, October). 4G-based Remote Manual Control for Unmanned Surface Vehicles. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Science and Application Engineering (pp. 1-6).
    • Zhu, X., Yue, Y., Ding, H., Wu, S., Li, M., & Hu, Y. (2019). An Improved APFM for Autonomous Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance of USVs. In ICINCO (2) (pp. 401-408).
    • Chen, X., Zhu, X., & Yue, Y. (2017, September). Dynamic Data Visualization for a Water Quality Monitoring Network. In 2017 5th International Conference on Mechatronics, Materials, Chemistry and Computer Engineering (ICMMCCE 2017). Atlantis Press.
    • Zhang J, Zhu X*, Yue Y, et al. A real-time anomaly detection algorithm/or water quality data using dual time-moving windows[C]// International Conference on Innovative Computing Technology. 2017:36-41.
    • Zhu X, Yue Y, Zhang Y, et al. Designing an Optimal Water Quality Monitoring Network[C]//International Conference on Intelligence Science. Springer, Cham, 2017: 417-425.
    • Zhu X, Yue Y, Wong P, et al. Novel numerical and computational techniques for remote sensor-based monitoring of freshwater quality[C]// Online Analysis and Computing Science. IEEE, 2016:91-95.
    • Chen, S., Zhu, X., Zhang, S. and Wang, J., 2012, September. A framework for massive data transmission in a remote real-time health monitoring system. In 18th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC) (pp. 1-5). IEEE.
  • Books, monographs, compilations and manuals

    • Zhu, X., Wang, J., Ding, H., et al. C# Programming Tutorials, Tsinghua University Press, August 2013.
  • Grants

    • Radar-vision fusion towards intelligent transportation applications, FOS2105JP01, PI, 240,000 RMB 01/09/2021- 31/08/2025
    • Collaborative Strategy of Multiple USVs with Deep Reinforcement Learning Method, FOSLG210501, PI, 240,000 RMB, 01/09/2021-31/08/2025
    • 3D water environment map construction using USVs, PGRS2006016, PI, 430,000 RMB 01/09/2021-31/08/2025
    • Blue-Green Algae Monitoring and IOC Data Integration Service Based on Unmanned Vessel, RDS10120210008, PI, 1,500,000 RMB, 01/01/2021-31/12/2023
    • Research on Real-Time Online Path Planning and its Applications to High-speed USVs, RDF-19-02-23, PI, 100,000 RMB,01/09/2021-81/08/2024
    • Research on Water Environment Management Based on Multifunctional USVs, KSF-A-19, CI, 1,000,000 RMB 01/07/2021-30/06/2022.
  • Teaching activities

    • CPT105 Introduction to Programming in Java
  • Courses taught

    • CPT106, C++ Programming and Software Eng.Ⅱ
    • CPT105, Introduction to Programming in Java
  • Awards and honours

    • 16th China College Student Intelligent Car Competition- Smart Restaurant Group Competition (Region Qualifier), 3rd prize, August 2021.
    • 12th China College Students Service Outsourcing Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (National Competition),3rd Prize, August 2021.
    • 12th China College Students' Service Outsourcing Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (Eastern Regional Competition), 2nd Prize, June 2021.
    • 3. 6th China College Students "Internet +" Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (Jiangsu Province), 2nd prize, 04/10/2020
    • 6th China International College Students "Internet +" Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (XJTLU), 1st prize , 04/09/2020.
    • China College Computer Competition - 2020 Wechat Application Development Competition (Huadong Division), 2nd prize, June 2020
    • 5th China College Students "Internet+" Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition (Jiangsu Division), 2nd prize, August 2020
    • 1st Hacker Marathon Competition (sponsored by Unilever), 2nd prize, 11.10.2019.
    • 7th China's Service Outsourcing Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for College Students, 2nd prize, June 2018.
    • 9th China's Service Outsourcing Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for College Students, 3rd prize, June 2018.
    • Outstanding Competition Tutor of Nantong University in 2016. December 2017.
    • 9th China’s Computer Design Competition for College Students, 2nd prize, July 2017.
  • Telephone

    +86 (0)512
  • Email

  • Address

    Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District
    Suzhou Industrial Park