Dr Lei Wei

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Research Fellow in Haptics

Faculty

Inst Intelligent Sys Res & Inn

Department

Inst Intelligent Sys Res & Inn

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Nanyang Technical University, 2011
Bachelor of Engineering, Tianjin University, 2011

Contact

lei.wei@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72351

Biography

Dr Lei Wei has six years of research experience in the field of haptic rendering, interaction and collaboration. He is also interested in collision detection, human-computer interaction, function-based and physics-based modelling as well as web visualisation.

Dr Lei Wei received his B.Eng. in Computer Science from Tianjin University (Pei Yang University) in 2006. From 2006 to 2010 he was a Ph.D student in School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He started working as a Research Associate in NTU in August 2010 and he received his PhD in July 2011. He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Centre for Intelligent Systems Research (CISR) at Deakin University in Australia.

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Research interests

  • Medical haptic simulation (Optometry, Needle thoracostomy, Rehabilitation)
  • Industrial haptic simulation (Firearm shooting training, Robotics-assisted stage performance)
  • Physics-based visuo-haptic rendering and interaction
  • Networked and collaborative visuo-haptic interaction
  • Function-based 3D geometry rendering and visualization
  • 3D modelling, metamorphosis and deformation
  • Motion capture, analysis and gesture recognition with haptics
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality

Publications

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2020

Trustworthy blockchain-based medical Internet of thing for minimal invasive surgery training simulator

Y Tai, Y Wang, Z Wang, F Li, L Wei, L Pan, J Zhang, J Shi

(2020), pp. 1-13, Concurrency computation, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Augmented reality in neurosurgical navigation: a survey

T Liu, Y Tai, C Zhao, L Wei, J Zhang, J Pan, J Shi

(2020), Vol. 16, pp. 1-20, International journal of medical robotics and computer assisted surgery, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Investigating the Effectiveness of a Cable-driven Pinch-Grasp Haptic Interface

Z Najdovski, S Deshpande, L Wei, S Salaken, N Mohajer, S Nahavandi, F Bello

(2020), Vol. 2020-January, pp. 1-8, SYSCON2020 : Proceedings of the 14th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference, Virtual Conference, E1

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2019

Haptically enabled simulation system for firearm shooting training

L Wei, H Zhou, S Nahavandi

(2019), Vol. 3, pp. 217-228, Virtual reality, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Machine learning-based haptic-enabled surgical navigation with security awareness

Y Tai, L Wei, H Zhou, Q Li, X Huang, J Shi, S Nahavandi

(2019), Vol. 31, pp. 1-12, Concurrency and computation: practice and exerience, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Augmented-reality-driven medical simulation platform for percutaneous nephrolithotomy with cybersecurity awareness

Y Tai, Lei Wei, Hailing Zhou, J Peng, Q Li, F Li, J Zhang, J Shi

(2019), Vol. 15, International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal article

The study of using eye movements to control the laparoscope under a haptically-enabled laparoscopic surgery simulation environment

H Zhou, L Wei, R Cao, S Hanoun, A Bhatti, Y Tai, S Nahavandi

(2019), pp. 3022-3026, SMC 2018: Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Miyazaki, Japan, E1

conference

Haptically-enabled VR-based immersive fire fighting training simulator

S Nahavandi, L Wei, J Mullins, M Fielding, S Deshpande, M Watson, S Korany, D Nahavandi, I Hettiarachchi, Z Najdovski, R Jones, A Mullins, A Carter

(2019), Vol. 997, pp. 11-21, CompCom 2019 : Intelligent Computing - Proceedings of the Computing Conference, London, England, E1

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High frame rate photorealistic flame rendering via generative adversarial networks

M Attia, A Abobakr, L Wei, K Saleh, J Iskander, H Zhou, D Nahavandi, M Hossny, S Nahavandi

(2019), pp. 2391-2396, SMC 2019 : Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Bari, Italy, E1

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2018

Haptic collision detection on disjoint objects with overlapping and inclusive bounding volumes

L Wei, H Zhou, S Nahavandi

(2018), Vol. 11, pp. 73-84, IEEE transactions on haptics, Piscataway, N.J., C1-1

journal article

A high-immersive medical training platform using direct intraoperative data

Y Tai, L Wei, M Xiao, H Zhou, Q Li, J Shi, S Nahavandi

(2018), Vol. 6, pp. 69438-69452, IEEE access, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Robust vehicle detection in aerial images using bag-of-words and orientation aware scanning

H Zhou, L Wei, C Lim, D Creighton, S Nahavandi

(2018), Vol. 56, pp. 7074-7085, IEEE transactions on geoscience and remote sensing, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Development of NSCLC precise puncture prototype based on CT images using augmented reality navigation

Z Qin, Y Tai, J Shi, L Wei, Z Chen, Q Li, M Xiao, J Shen

(2018), Vol. 691, pp. 538-544, ICMIR2017 : Proceedings of the International Conference on Mechatronics and Intelligent Robotics 2017, Kunming, China, E1

conference

Improve communication efficiency between hearing-impaired and hearing people - A review

L Wei, H Zhou, J Shi, S Nahavandi

(2018), Vol. 691, pp. 253-261, ICMIR 2017 : Proceedings of the International Conference on Mechatronics and Intelligent Robotics - Volume 2, Kunming, China, E1-1

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Development of haptic-enabled virtual reality simulator for video-assisted thoracoscopic right upper lobectomy

Y Tai, L Wei, H Zhou, J Peng, J Shi, Q Li, S Nahavandi

(2018), pp. 3010-3015, SMC 2018 : The making of a human-centered cyber world : Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Miyazaki, Japan, E1

conference
2017

On detecting road regions in a single UAV image

H Zhou, H Kong, L Wei, D Creighton, S Nahavandi

(2017), pp. 1-10, IEEE transactions on intelligent transportation systems, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

A Haptics feedback based-LSTM predictive model for pericardiocentesis therapy using public introperative data

A Khatami, Y Tai, A Khosravi, L Wei, M Dalvand, J Peng, S Nahavandi

(2017), Vol. 10638, pp. 810-818, ICONIP 2017 : Proceedings of the Neural Information Processing International Conference, Guangzhou, China, E1

conference

A deep learning-based model for tactile understanding on haptic data percutaneous needle treatment

A Khatami, Y Tai, A Khosravi, L Wei, M Dalvand, M Zou, S Nahavandi

(2017), Vol. 10637, pp. 317-325, ICONIP 2017 : Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Neural Information Processing, Guangzhou, China, E1-1

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A novel framework for visuo-haptic percutaneous therapy simulation based on patient-specific clinical trials

Y Tai, L Wei, H Zhou, S Nahavandi, J Shi, Q Li, F Li

(2017), Vol. 2017-December, pp. 3362-3366, SMC 2017 : Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Banff, Alberta, E1-1

conference

Car park occupancy analysis using UAV images

H Zhou, L Wei, M Fielding, D Creighton, S Deshpande, S Nahavandi

(2017), Vol. 2017-December, pp. 3261-3265, SMC 2017 : Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Banff, Alberta, E1-1

conference
2016

Toward a future with human hands-like haptics: a universal framework for interfacing existing and future multipoint haptic devices

L Wei, H Zhou, S Nahavandi, D Wang

(2016), Vol. 2, pp. 14-25, IEEE systems, man, and cybernetics magazine, Piscataway, N.J., C1

journal article

Tissue and force modelling on multi-layered needle puncture for percutaneous surgery training

Y Tai, L Wei, H Zhou, S Nahavandi, J Shi

(2016), pp. 2923-2927, SMC 2016 : Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Bupdapest, Hungary, E1

conference
2015

Efficient road detection and tracking for unmanned aerial vehicle

H Zhou, H Kong, L Wei, D Creighton, S Nahavandi

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 297-309, IEEE Transactions on intelligent transportation systems, Champaign, III., C1

journal article

A robust approach for automated lung segmentation in thoracic CT

H Zhou, D Goldgof, S Hawkins, L Wei, Y Liu, D Creighton, R Gillies, L Hall, S Nahavandi

(2015), pp. 2267-2272, SMC 2015 : Big Data Analytics for Human-Centric Systems. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Hong Kong, China, E1

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Immersive visuo-haptic rendering in optometry training simulation

L Wei, L Huynh, H Zhou, S Nahavandi

(2015), pp. 436-439, SMC 2015 : Big Data Analytics for Human-Centric Systems. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Hong Kong, China, E1

conference

Marine object detection using background modelling and blob analysis

H Zhou, L Llewellyn, L Wei, D Creighton, S Nahavandi

(2015), pp. 430-435, SMC 2015 : Big Data Analytics for Human-Centric Systems. Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Hong Kong, China, E1

conference
2014

Representing images using curvilinear feature driven subdivision surfaces.

H Zhou, J Zheng, L Wei

(2014), Vol. 23, pp. 3268-3280, IEEE Trans Image Process, United States, C1

journal article

Inpainting images with curvilinear structures propagation

H Zhou, L Wei, D Creighton, S Nahavandi

(2014), Vol. 25, pp. 2003-2008, Machine Vision and Applications, Heidelberg , Germany, C1

journal article

Recent advances on singlemodal and multimodal face recognition : A survey

H Zhou, A Mian, L Wei, D Creighton, M Hossny, S Nahavandi

(2014), Vol. 44, pp. 701-716, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, Piscataway, NJ, C1

journal article

Towards a haptically enabled optometry training simulator

L Wei, Z Najdovski, S Nahavandi, H Weisinger

(2014), Vol. 3, pp. 1-8, Network Modeling Analysis in Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, Heidelberg, Germany, C1

journal article

Extending support to customised multi-point haptic devices in CHAI3D

L Wei, Z Najdovski, H Zhou, S Deshpande, S Nahavandi

(2014), pp. 1864-1867, SMC 2014 : Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Diego, California, E1

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Selective visuo-haptic rendering of heterogeneous objects in "parallel universes"

L Wei, H Zhou, S Nahavandi

(2014), pp. 2176-2179, SMC 2014 : Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Diego, California, E1

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A robust approach for automated lung segmentation in thoracic CT

Hailing Zhou, Dmitry Goldgof, Samuel Hawkins, Lei Wei, Ying Liu, Doug Creighton, Robert Gillies, Lawrence Hall, Saeid Nahavandi

(2014), pp. 2267-2272, 2014 IEEE GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE (GLOBECOM 2014), Austin, TX, E1-1

conference
2013

Texture aware image segmentation using graph cuts and active contours

H Zhou, J Zheng, L Wei

(2013), Vol. 46, pp. 1719-1733, Pattern recognition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Video driven traffic modelling in ParamicsTM

H Zhou, D Creighton, C Lim, L Wei, D Gao

(2013), pp. 525-530, UKSim 2013 : Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation, Cambridge, England, E1

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Integrating kinect and haptics for interactive STEM education in local and distributed environments

L Wei, H Zhou, A Soe, S Nahavandi

(2013), pp. 1058-1065, AIM 2013 : Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Wollongong, New South Wales, E1

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Video driven traffic modelling

H Zhou, D Creighton, L Wei, D Gao, S Nahavandi

(2013), pp. 506-511, AIM 2013 : Proceedings of the IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Wollongong, New South Wales, E1

conference
2012

Function-based single and dual point haptic interaction in Cyberworlds

L Wei, A Sourin, Z Najdovski, S Nahavandi

(2012), pp. 1-16, Transactions on computational science XVI, Heidelberg, Germany, B1

book chapter

Augmented optometry training simulator with multi-point haptics

L Wei, Z Najdovski, W Abdelrahman, S Nahavandi, H Weisinger

(2012), pp. 2991-2997, SMC 2012 : Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Seoul, South Korea, E1

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Haptic interface to Di-Guy

L Wei, W Abdelrahman, J Mullins, M Hossny, M Fielding, S Nahavandi

(2012), SimTecT 2012 : Simulation-integrated solutions : Proceedings of the Annual Asia Pacific Simulation Technology and Training Conference, Adelaide, S. Aust., E1

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OVIE : object-oriented and vector-based image editing

H Zhou, J Zheng, L Wei

(2012), pp. 199-204, ICMEW 2012 : Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo Workshops, Melbourne, Victoria, E1

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Wireless haptic rendering for mobile platforms

W Abdelrahman, L Wei, J Mullins, S Nahavandi

(2012), pp. 2213-2217, SMC 2012 : Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Seoul, Korea, E1

conference
2011

Function-based approach to mixed haptic effects rendering

L Wei, A Sourin

(2011), Vol. 27, pp. 321-332, Visual computer, Heidelberg, Germany, C1-1

journal article
2010

Haptic rendering of mixed haptic effects

L Wei, A Sourin

(2010), pp. 38-45, CW 2010 : Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference of Cyberworld, Singapore, E1-1

conference
2009

Visual immersive haptic mathematics in shared virtual spaces

A Sourin, O Sourina, L Wei, P Gagnon

(2009), Vol. 5300, pp. 1-19, Lecture notes in computer science, Heidelberg, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Visual immersive haptic mathematics

A Sourin, L Wei

(2009), Vol. 13, pp. 221-234, Virtual reality, London, England, C1-1

journal article

Collaboration in 3D shared spaces using X3D and VRML

L Wei, A Sourin, H Stocker

(2009), pp. 36-42, CW 2009 : Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference of Cyberworld, Bradford, England, E1-1

conference
2008

Function-based visualization and haptic rendering in shared virtual spaces

L Wei, A Sourin, O Sourina

(2008), Vol. 24, pp. 871-880, Visual Computer : international journal of computer graphics, Heidelberg, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Advanced dynamic analysis through psuedo haptics and kinaesthetic feedback

Prof Saeid Nahavandi, Prof Douglas Creighton, Dr Mohammed Hossny, Dr Lei Wei

Department of State Development, Business and Innovation

  • 2012: $50,000

Platform for Observation of Interactions, Skeletons, Environments

Prof Saeid Nahavandi, Dr Mohammed Hossny, Dr Lei Wei

Department of State Development, Business and Innovation

  • 2015: $55,000

Critical Review and Forecast - Modelling and Simulation of Dynamic Military Environments Using Machine Learning with Autonomy, Trust and Uncertainty

Prof Saeid Nahavandi, Prof Chee Peng Lim, Dr Lei Wei, Dr Thanh Thi Nguyen, Dr Hailing Zhou

DSTO Grant - Research - Defence Science & Technology Organisation

  • 2016: $131,159

Hot Fire Training System

Prof Saeid Nahavandi, A/Prof James Mullins, Dr Michael Fielding, Dr Lei Wei, Dr Mohammed Hossny, Dr Matthew Watson, A/Prof Shady Mohamed, A/Prof Samer Hanoun, Mr Sameer Deshpande, Dr Darius Nahavandi

DoD Grant - Research - Department of Defence

  • 2019: $901,171
  • 2018: $1,060,000

Industry and Other Funding

Platform for Observation of Interactions, Skeletons, Environments

Prof Saeid Nahavandi, Dr Mohammed Hossny, Dr Lei Wei

Semantrix Pty Ltd

  • 2015: $12,615
  • 2014: $5,000

Other Funding Sources

Ingress / Egress Ergonomic Assessment

Prof Saeid Nahavandi, Prof Douglas Creighton, Dr Mohammed Hossny, Mr Shady Mohamed, A/Prof Asim Bhatti, Dr Lei Wei

AutoCRC Ltd

  • 2016: $5,954
  • 2015: $491,403

Ingress/Egress Ergonomic Assessment: Automating Posture Modification

Prof Saeid Nahavandi, Prof Douglas Creighton, Dr Mohammed Hossny, A/Prof Shady Mohamed, A/Prof Asim Bhatti, Dr Lei Wei, Dr Imali Hettiarachchi, A/Prof Abbas Khosravi

AutoCRC Ltd

  • 2017: $525,600

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2019

Yonghang Tai

Thesis entitled: Research on Real-time Physics-based Deformation for Haptic-enabled Medical Simulation

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation

Associate Supervisor
2018

Omid Fathollah Nadjarbashi

Thesis entitled: Haptic Data Reduction through Dynamic Perceptual Analysis and Event-based Communication

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation