Prof. Jun Ni

He graduated from Harbin Institute of Engineering in 1982 with BS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1984 with MS, the University of Iowa in 1991 in PhD. He had a postdoc experience at Purdue University in 1994. He successively served as a senior computational consultant, research scientist at the University of Iowa. Lately he joined faculty as an associate professor in Department of Radiology at college of medicine. He had affiliated professorships at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Computer Science, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Life Science Informatics Program at graduate school. He was PI over many USA-based national research projects (NSF and NIH, Intel, Microsoft, Nvidia funded) in the United States. He has published more than 160 academic papers. He has more than 40 years of research and teaching experience in higher education institutes. He has been traveling in many crossing academic domains, special research areas in computational science and engineering science (CSE), mechanical engineering (ME), biomedical engineering (BME), medicine, business management et al. He was chaired over 100 international conferences and served as a hundred of international conference committees. He is/was a chief editor or editorial board member for more than 20 international academic journals. He helped review many research papers for more than 80 international academic journals. Currently, he is a retired faculty from the University of Iowa, but remaining his adjunct professorship in ME at the University of Iowa, USA. He is the chair professor at Shanghai Sanda University, working many multidisciplinary research projects and teaching courses. His is currently working on AI-powered mechanical engineering and systems integration in mechatronics and healthcare systems. He continues working on non-profit-based STEAM education programs. He is also the president and founder of STEAM Education society and MediX Computing LLC, respectively. Details about Dr. Jun Ni can be found at