Prof. Song Zhang

Fellow Member | Professor at Purdue Univ
Zhang, Song
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SPIE Membership: 18.3 years
SPIE Awards: Fellow status | 2020 SPIE Community Champion | 2019 SPIE Community Champion
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Area of Expertise: high-speed 3D sensing, 3D optical metrology, 3D data analysis, high-speed 3D imaging, 3D video compression
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Prof. Song Zhang is a professor of mechanical engineering at Purdue University. Previously, he was an assistant and associate professor of mechanical engineering at Iowa State University from 2008 to 2014. He received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Stony Brook University in 2005. His major research interests are high-speed 3D optical metrology, 3D optical sensing, 3D video processing, human and computer interaction, and virtual reality. Dr. Zhang has published over 200 research articles including more than 100 journal papers; two book; and holds 3 US patents. A number of his journal articles have been featured on their covers or highlighted by the journal societies. Dr. Zhang received the NSF CAREER award, Stony Brook University's 40 under Forty Alumni Awards, Iowa State University's Early Career Engineering Faculty Research Award, Purdue University's Early Career Research Excellence Award, Discovery in Mechanical Engineering Award, along with others. He serves as an associate editor for Journal of Optics and Lasers in Engineering, and a Technical Editor for IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. He is a fellow of SPIE and OSA.

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