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Jindong Tan

Jindong Tan

Professor and Associate Head, Integrated Programs and Activities

Biography

2015-present
Professor, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2012-2015
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2008-2011
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931

2002-2008
Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931

1995-1998
Assistant Professor, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China


Research

  • Medical/Surgical robotics
  • Human robot interactions
  • Wearable sensors
  • Control and systems
  • Mechatronics

Education

Ph.D. 2002, Michigan State University

M.S.1995, Northeastern University

BS, 1992, Lanzhou University of Technology


Professional Service

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

  • Robotics & Automation Society
  • Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

Association for Computing Machinery


Publications

Ya Tian, W.R. Hamel, and Jindong Tan. Accurate human navigation using wearable monocular visual and inertial sensors. Instrumentation and Measurement, IEEE Transactions on, 63(1):203–213, Jan 2014.

Wei Liang, Yinlong Zhang, Jindong Tan, and Yang Li. A novel approach to ecg classification based upon two-layered hmms in body sensor networks. Sensors, 14(4):5994–6011, 2014.

Zhenzhou Shao, Yong Guan, and Jindong Tan. Visual reality aided positioning of mobile c-arms for imageguided surgery. Journal of Mechanical Engineering, June 2014.

Zhenzhou Shao, Jianda Han, Wei Liang, Jindong Tan, and Yong Guan. Robust and fast initialization for intensity-based 2d/3d registration. Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2014.

Jie Zhang, Yuntao Peng, William NN Hung, Xiaojuan Li, Jindong Tan, and Zhiping Shi. A case study on formal analysis of an automated guided vehicle system. Journal of Applied Mathematics, vol. 2014, Article ID 327465, 10 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/327465

Lufeng Shi and Jindong Tan. Two-tier target tracking framework in distributed sensor networks. International Journal of Sensor Networks, Vol.16, No.1, pp.32 - 40, 2014.

Fanyu Kong and Jing Tan Tan. Dietcam: Automatic dietary assessment with mobile camera phones. Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 8(1):147–163, 2012.

Hongxing Wei, Youdong Chen, Jindong Tan, and Tianmiao Wang. Sambot: A self-assembly modular robot system. IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, 16(4):745–757,2011

Huaming Li and Jindong Tan. Heartbeat-driven medium-access control for body sensor networks. IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedcine, 14:44–51, January 2010

Fanyu Kong and Jindong Tan. Dietcam: Regular shape food recognition with a camera phone. International Conference on Body Sensor Networks (BSN), , pages 127 – 132, 2011.

Hongxing Wei, Jin He, Jindong Tan. Layered hidden Markov models for real-time daily activity monitoring using body sensor networks. Knowledge Information Systems, 29(2):479-494, 2011

Huaming Li, Jindong Tan, and Mingjun Zhang. Dynamics modeling and analysis of a swimming microrobot for controlled drug delivery. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 6(2):220-227, 2009.

Atul Verma, Hemjit Sawant, Jindong Tan. Selection and navigation of mobile sensor nodes using a sensor network, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, 2(1):65-84 2006.

Fanyu Kong and Jindong Tan. A 3d object model for wireless camera networks with network constraints. Third ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras, Aug 2009.

Jindong Tan, Ning Xi, and Yuechao Wang. Integration sensing, task planning and control of mobile manipulators. International Journal of Robotics Research, 22(5):337–354, 2003.

Huaming Li and Jindong Tan. Heartbeat driven medium access control for body sensor networks. In Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGMOBILE international workshop on Systems and networking support for healthcare and assisted living environments (HealthNet '07).

Jindong Tan

Contact Information

  • 503 Dougherty Engineering Building
  • Phone: 865-974-5250
  • E-mail: tan@utk.edu

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