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Shuihua Wang Assistant Professor

Academic Area: 
Medical image processing.
Research Interests: 
  • Medical image processing
  • Computer vision
  • Pattern recognition
  • Artificial intelligence

Working Experience

Visiting Scholar, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan(1/16/2017-2-6/2017)

Assistant Professor, Nanjing Normal University, China (06/2013-till now)

Research Assistant, Columbia University & New York State Psychiatric Institute, USA (03/2012-03/2013)

Research Assistant, The City University of New York, USA, (01/2011-06/2012)


Educational Background:

Ph.D., School of Electronic Engineering, Nanjing University, China (09/2013-06/2017)

M.E., Grove School of Engineering, The City University of New York, USA (01/2011-06/2012)

B.S., School of Information Science and Engineering, Southeast University, China (09/2004-09/2008)


Research Projects:

PI, Advanced manufacturing technology research on smart Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis system. Open fund for Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (01/2017-12/2018)

PI, Research on auxiliary diagnosis system of MRI based brain diseases, Program of Natural Science Research of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (07/2016-06/2018)

PI, Application of 3D magnetic resonance image restoration in 3D printing, Open Program of Jiangsu Key Laboratory of 3D Printing Equipment and Manufacturing, (2016.7-2017.6)

Co-PI, Researches on robust pathological brain detection for unbalanced magnetic resonance imaging data, National Science Foundation of China (01/2017-12/2019)

Co-PI, Fingerprint identification technique based on Legendre wavelet transform and weighted k-nearest neighbors, Open Research Fund of Hunan Provincial Key Laboratory of Network Investigational Technology (01/2017-12/2018)

Co-PI, Research on Accelerating and Reconstruction Methods of MRI, Nanjing Normal University Start-up Found, (01/2013-12/2016)




  • Shuihua Wang, Yudong Zhang, Ge Liu, Preetha Phillips, Ti-Fei Yuan, Detection of Alzheimer’s disease by Three Dimensional Displacement Field Estimation in Structural Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. 2016, 50(1): 233-248 (IF: 3.92)
  • Shuihua Wang, Xiaojun Yang, Sidan Du, Na Li, Carlo Cattani, Zhengchao Dong, Yudong Zhang, 3D ceramics printing applied in synthetic bone grafting could help seniors suffering from osteoporosis, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 2016, 64(S2): S365 (IF: 3.842)
  • Shuihua Wang, Zhihai Lu, Jiquan Yang, Yudong Zhang, John Liu, Ling Wei, Shufang Chen, Preetha Phillips, Zhengchao Dong, Fractional Fourier entropy increases the recognition rate of fruit type detection. BMC Plant Biology. 2016, 16(S2), Article ID: 10 (IF: 3.631)
  • Shuihua Wang, Ming Yang, Sidan Du, Jiquan Yang, Bin Liu, Juan Manuel Gorriz*, Javier Ramírez, Tifei Yuan, Yudong Zhang, Wavelet entropy and directed acyclic graph support vector machine for detection of patients with unilateral hearing loss in MRI scanning, Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 2016, 10, Article ID: 160 (IF: 2.653)
  • Shuihua Wang, Sidan Du, Yin Zhang, Preetha Phillips, Lenan Wu, Xian-Qing Chen, Yudong Zhang, Alzheimer’s Disease Detection by Pseudo Zernike Moment and Linear Regression Classification, CNS & Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets, 2017, 16(1): 11-15 (IF: 2.188)
  • Shuihua Wang, Mengmeng Chen, Yang Li, Ying Shao, Yudong Zhang, Sidan Du, Jane Ying Wu, Morphological analysis of dendrites and spines by hybridization of ridge detection with twin support vector machine, PeerJ. 2016, 4: e2207 (IF: 2.183)
  • Shuihua Wang, Siyuan Lu, Zhengchao Dong, Jiquan Yang, Ming Yang, Yudong Zhang, Dual-Tree Complex Wavelet Transform and Twin Support Vector Machine for Pathological Brain Detection, Applied Science, 2016, 6(6): 169 (IF: 1.762)
  • Shuihua Wang, Yudong Zhang, Xiaojun Yang, Ping Sun, Zhengchao Dong, Aijun Liu, Ti-Fei Yuan, Pathological brain detection by a novel image feature – fractional Fourier entropy. Entropy, 2015, 17(12): 8278-8296 (IF: 1.743)
  • Shuihua Wang, Sidan Du, Zhimin Chen, Preetha Phillips, Shuwen Chen, Zeyuan Lu, Ping Sun, Zhengchao Dong, Yudong Zhang, Preliminary Research on Brain Tumor Detection in MRI Scanning by Wavelet Entropy and Kernel Support Vector Machine, BMC Medical Imaging, 2016(S1), Article ID: 05 (IF: 1.663)
  • Shuihua Wang, Preetha Phillips, Jianfei Yang, Ping Sun, Yudong Zhang, Magnetic resonance brain classification by a novel binary particle swarm optimization with mutation and time-varying acceleration coefficients, Biomedical Engineering/Biomedizinische Technik, 2016. 61(4): 431-441 (IF: 1.650)
  • Shuihua Wang, Yin Zhang, Yu-Jie Li, Wen-Juan Jia, Fang-Yuan Liu, Meng-Meng Yang, Yu-Dong Zhang, Single Slice based Detection for Alzheimer’s disease via wavelet entropy and multilayer perceptron trained by biogeography-based optimization. Multimedia Tools and Applications. 2017, doi: 10.1007/s11042-016-4222-4 (IF: 1.331)
  • Shuihua Wang, Mengmeng Chen, Yang Li, Yudong Zhang, Liangxiu Han, Jane Wu, Sidan Du, Detection of Dendritic Spines Using Wavelet-Based Conditional Symmetric Analysis and Regularized Morphological Shared-Weight Neural Networks, Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, 2015, Article ID: 454076 (IF: 0.887)
  • Shuihua Wang, Yudong Zhang, Zhengchao Dong, Sidan Du, Genlin Ji, Jie Yan, Jiquan Yang, Qiong Wang, Chunmei Feng, Preetha Phillips, Feed-forward neural network optimized by hybridization of PSO and ABC for abnormal brain detection, International Journal of Imaging Systems and Technology. 2015, 25(2): 153-164 (IF: 0.571, ESI Highly Cited Paper)
  • Shuihua Wang, Hangrong Pan, Chenyang Zhang, Yingli Tian, RGB-D Image-Based Detection of Stairs, Pedestrian Crosswalks and Traffic Signs, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 2014, 25(2): 263–272. (IF: 1.53)


Conference Proceedings and Book Chapter

  • Shuihua Wang, Lenan Wu, Yudong Zhang, Zhengyu Zhou, Ant Colony Algorithm Used for Bankruptcy Prediction, in 2nd International Symposium on Information Science and Engineering (ISISE), 2008, Shanghai, China: IEEE Computer Society, 137-139.
  • Shuihua Wang, Yudong Zhang, Genlin Ji, Application of TS-PSO to Face Pose Estimation, in Asia-Pacific Computer Science and Application Conference, Ally Hu Eds., 2014, CRC Press, pp. 281-285
  • Shuihua Wang, Yi Chen, Xing-Xing Zhou, Jianfei Yang, Ling Wei, Ping Sun, Yudong Zhang, Pathological Brain Detection by Wavelet-Energy and Fuzzy Support Vector Machine, in 8th International Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Design (ISCID), 2015, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China: IEEE, pp. 409-412
  • Shuihua Wang, Xingxing Zhou, Guangshuai Zhang, Genlin Ji, Jiquan Yang, Zheng Zhang, Zeyuan Lu, Yudong Zhang, Cluster Analysis by Variance Ratio Criterion and Quantum-behaved PSO. in Cloud Computing and Security, Zhiqiu Huang, Xingming Sun, Junzhou Luo, Jian Wang Ed, Springer, 2016, pp. 285-293
  • Shuihua Wang, Yingli Tian, Camera-based signage detection and recognition for blind persons. 13th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, ICCHP 2012, Linz, Austria, p. 17-24
  • Shuihua Wang, Yingli Tian, Indoor signage detection based on saliency map and bipartite graph matching, 2011 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine Workshops, BIBMW 2011, Atlanta, GA, United states, p. 518-525
  • Shuihua Wang, Yingli Tian, Detecting stairs and pedestrian crosswalks for the blind by RGBD camera. 2012 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine Workshops, BIBMW 2012, Philadelphia, PA, USA, p.732-739