Hanqi Zhuang

Hanqi Zhuang, Ph.D.
  • Associate Chair and Professor
  • Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • 777 Glades Road, EE 418
  • Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
  • p: 561.297.3413
  • zhuang@fau.edu


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, 1989
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Florida Atlantic University, 1986
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Shanghai University, 1982

Research Interests

  • Signal Processing and Machine Learning
  • Robotics and Computer Vision
  • Biomedical Applications: Cancer Diagnosis, Seizure Detection, Emotion Detection and Classification
  • Marine Animal Sound Detection and Classification

Current Sponsored Research

  1. An Articulated Community College-University Framework for Increasing Graduation rate of Hispanic and Low-Income Students in Computer Science
    • Department of Education (DOE)
    • PI and Project Director: Ali Zilouchian
    • Co-PIs: Nancy Romance, Nurgun Erdol,Hanqi Zhuang
    • Oct. 2016 – Sept. 2021
    • $4,456,706
  2. Phase II I/UCRC Florida Atlantic University Site: Center for Health Organization Transformation
    • NSF
    • PI: Ankur Agarwal
    • Co-PIs: Hanqi Zhuang, G. Gumus, L. Dunphy, R. Behara
    • July 15, 2016 – July 14, 2021
    • $300,000

previous sponsored research

Refereed Journal Articles1

  1. Muhamed A., H. Zhuang, and A. Ali, “An Approach for Facial Expression Recognition,” Int Journal of Biometrics, 2017 Online.
  2. Esfahanian, M., H. Zhuang, N. Erdol, and E. Gerstein, “Two-stage Detection of North Atlantic Right Whale Upcalls using Local Binary Patterns and Machine Learning Algorithms,” J. Applied Acoustics, v 120, May 2017, pp 158-166.
  3. Esfahanian, M., H. Zhuang, and N. Erdol, “Sparse Representation for Classification of Dolphin Whistles by Type,” J. Acoustical Society of America – EL, Vol. 136 (1), July, 2014.
  4. Esfahanian, M., H. Zhuang, and N. Erdol, “On Contour-based Classification of Dolphin Whistles by Type,” J. Applied Acoustics, Vol. 76, pp. 274-279, Feb 2014.

1 All the Journals listed are international journals and papers published are reviewed by anonymous reviewers.

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