Hansheng   Lei

Associate Professor  

Office: BLHSB 2.706
Phone: (956) 882-6585
Email: hansheng.lei@utrgv.edu
Website: hansheng.yolasite.com/

Dr. Hansheng Lei

Associate Professor, Computer Science department, UTRGV

  • Areas of Expertise

    • data intelligence
    • data security
    • machine learning
    • artificial intelligence
  • Education

    • PhD, Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Hengchao Jiao, Yisong Luo, Nan Wang, Lin Qi, Junyu Dong, and Hansheng Lei. "Underwater Multi-Spectral Photometric Stereo Reconstruction from a Single RGBD Image," IEEE Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association Annual Summit and Conference (APSIPA) (December 2016).

  • Mande Shen and Hansheng Lei. "Improving OCR performance with background image elimination," Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD), 2015 12th International Conference on. 2015: 1566–1570.

  • Paulo Shakarian, Luke Gerdes, and Hansheng Lei. "Circle-based tipping cascades in social networks," WSDM 2014 Workshop on Diffusion Networks and Cascade Analytics (Feb. 2014). 2014.

  • Paulo Shakarian, Hansheng Lei, and Roy Lindelauf. "Power grid defense against malicious cascading failure," Proceedings of the 2014 international conference on Autonomous agents and multi-agent systems. 2014: 813–820.

  • L Svetlova, B Mirkin, and Hansheng Lei. "Mfwk-means: Minkowski metric fuzzy weighted k-means for high dimensional data clustering," Information Reuse and Integration (IRI), 2013 IEEE 14th International Conference on. 2013: 692–699.

  • Hansheng Lei and Oscar Valdez. "Special Sound Detection for emergency phones," Fuzzy Systems and Knowledge Discovery (FSKD), 2013 10th International Conference on. 2013: 816–820.

  • Michael Sullivan, Cheng Chang Pan, Liyu Zhang, Hansheng Lei, Emily Moore, and Arnold McElroy. "Transitioning from F2F to DE: Lessons Learned from South Texas," Proceedings Association for the Advancements of Computing in Education, June 2012.

  • Hansheng Lei and Qian Long. "Locate potential support vectors for faster sequential minimal optimization," Natural Computation (ICNC), 2011 Seventh International Conference on. 1, 2011: 367–372.

  • Michael Sullivan, Cheng Chang Pan, Hansheng Lei, Liyu Zhang, Arnold McElroy, Emily Moore, and Alberto Chavez. "Transforming a computer science master program from traditional face-to-face delivery to online delivery--A closing phase project evaluation," Proceedings Association for Educational Communications and Technology Conference, November 2011.

  • Lappoon Tang, Hansheng Lei, Soma Mukherjee, and Soumya Mohanty. "Cluster analysis of simulated gravitational wave triggers using S-MEANS and constrained validation clustering," Classical and Quantum Gravity 25, no. 18 (2008): 184023.

Selected Grants and Fellowships

  • Hansheng Lei. Lab for Data Intelligence and Security, $50,000.00 (December 31, 2016 - December 31, 2019)

  • Juan Iglesias. IBM award for High Performance Computing, IBM, $45,000.00 (December 31, 2010 - December 31, 2019)

  • Liyu Zhang. Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans (PPOHA) Program, U. S. Department of Education, $2,595,038.00 (September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2016)

  • Liyu Zhang. Future Teachers, Researchers and Engineers: Improving Retention and Success Rate of STEM Graduate Program through a Career-Oriented Approach, Department of Education, $2,595,038.00 (October 1, 2009 - December 31, 2015)

  • Hansheng Lei. MRI: Acquisition of Futuro: a Data Intensive and High Performance Computing Cluster for Integrated Research and Education, National Science Foundation, $704,293.00 (September 1, 2009 - August 31, 2013)

  • Hansheng Lei. Automated Optical Inspection , Fred W. and Frances H. Rusteberg Fellowship, $3,500.00 (June 1, 2011 - August 31, 2011)

  • Hansheng Lei. FIPSE: Integrating Synchronous and Asynchronous Components into Graduate Curriculum to Improve Learning Effectiveness and Better Serve Students with Time Constraints, U.S. Department of Education, $240,376.00 (September 1, 2009 - August 31, 2011)

  • Hansheng Lei. POCsparc pecial Sound Detection Sensor, South Texas Technology Management, $16,300.00 (June 1, 2009 - November 30, 2009)

Selected Presentations

  • Hansheng Lei, Yamin Hu, Wenjian Luo, and Cheng Chang Pan. "Mining Dependent Patterns," Invited speech, Xidian University, Xi'an, China (May 2017)

  • Hansheng Lei, Paulo Shakarian, and Roy Lindelauf. "Power Grid Defense," Invited speech, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China (June 2016)

  • Hansheng Lei, Paulo Shakarian, and Roy Lindelauf. "Power Grid Defense," Invited speech, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China (June 2016)

  • Hansheng Lei, Paulo Shakarian, and Roy Lindelauf. "Grid Defense Against Malicious Cascading Failure," USMA Research Seminar, US Military Academy at West Point, West Point, New York (February 2014)

  • Hansheng Lei. "Gunshot Sound Detection and Other Research Projects," Invited speech, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China (July 2012)

  • Hansheng Lei. "Automatic Optical Inspection," Invited speech, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China (June 2011)

  • Hansheng Lei and Qian Long. "Locate Potential Support Vectors for Faster Sequential Minimal Optimization," Invited speech, Research Institute of Information Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (May 2011)

  • Hansheng Lei. "Futuro: the Terascale Cluster for Data Mining," Invited speech, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China (May 2010)

  • Hansheng Lei and Bingyu Sun. "A Study on the Dynamic Time Warping in Kernel Machines," Third International Conference on Signal-Image Technology & Internet Based Systems , Shanghai, China (December 2007)

Selected Performances and Exhibitions

  • Hansheng Lei. "The First International Online Tamil Handwritten Character Recognition Competition," Recognition accuracy: 90.15%, Overall rank 5/17, top 1 among all US participants. India (2006)

  • Hansheng Lei. "The First International Signature Verification Competition," Hong Kong (2004)

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