Song Zhang

Song Zhang

William and Virginia Binger Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Courtesy Appointment with Electrical and Computer Engineering

Education

Stony Brook University, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 2005
Stony Brook University, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2003
University of Science and Technology of China, B.S., Precision Machinery and Precision Instrumentations, 2000

Areas of interest

Three-dimensional optical metrology, machine and computer vision, virtual reality, human-computer interaction, nondestructive evaluation, and biometrics.

Links

3D Machine Vision Laboratory

Selected publications

  1. L. Ekstrand and S. Zhang, “Auto-exposure for three-dimensional shape measurement using a digital-light-processing projector,” Opt. Eng., (2011) (in press)
  2. Y. Wang and S. Zhang, “Comparison among square binary, sinusoidal pulse width modulation, and optimal pulse width modulation methods for three-dimensional shape measurement,” Appl. Opt., (2011) (in press)
  3. N. Karpinsky and S. Zhang, “High-resolution, real-time 3-D imaging with fringe analysis,” Real Time Image Processing, (in press)
  4. N. Karpinsky and S. Zhang, “Holovideo: Real-time 3D range video encoding and decoding on GPU,” Opt. Laser Eng. 50(2) 280-286 (2012)
  5. L. Ekstrand and S. Zhang, “3-D profilometry with nearly focused binary phase-shifting methods,” Opt. Lett. 36(23) 4518-4520 (2011)
  6. S. Zhang, “High-resolution 3-D profilometry with binary phase-shifting methods,” Appl. Opt., 50(12) 1753-1757 (2011)
  7. Y. Xu, L. Ekstrand, J. Dai, and S. Zhang, “Phase error compensation for 3-D shape measurement with projector defocusing,” Appl. Opt., 50(18) 2572-2581 (2011)
  8. Y. Wang, S. Zhang, and J. H. Oliver, “3-D shape measurement technique for multiple rapidly moving objects,” Opt. Express, 19(9) 8539-8545 (2011)
  9. Y. Wang and S. Zhang, “Superfast multifrequency phase-shifting technique with optimal pulse width modulation,” Opt. Express, 19(6), 5143-5148 (2011) (Image of the Week, Optics InfoBase, Mar 22)
  10. Y. Wang and S. Zhang, “Optimal pulse width modulation for 3-D shape measurement with projector defocusing: Reply to comments,” Opt. Lett., 36 (6), 809-809 (2011)
  11. Y. Wang, and S. Zhang, “Optimal pulse width modulation for 3-D shape measurement with projector defocusing,” Opt. Lett., 35(24) (2010)
  12. Y. Gong and S. Zhang, “Ultrafast 3-D shape measurement with an off-the-shelf DLP projector,” Opt. Express, 18(19), 19743-19754 (2010) (Cover Feature).
  13. S. Zhang, D.van der Weide, and J. Oliver, “Superfast phase-shifting method for 3-D shape measurement,” Opt. Express, 18 (9), 9684-9689 (2010)
  14. S. Zhang, “Flexible 3D shape measurement using projector defocusing: extended measurement range,” Opt. Lett., 35(7), 931-933 (2010) (Cover Feature)
  15. S. Zhang, “Recent progresses on real-time 3-D shape measurement using digital fringe projection techniques,” Opt. Laser Eng., 48(2), 149-158 (2010) (Invited) (Top 5 cited papers in the past 5 years)
  16. N. Karpinsky*, and S. Zhang, “Composite phase-shifting algorithm for three-dimensional shape compression,” Opt. Eng., 49(6), 063604 (2010)
  17. S. Lei and S. Zhang, “Flexible 3D shape measurement using projector defocusing,” Opt. Lett., 34(21), 3080-3082 (2009)

Song Zhang

William and Virginia Binger Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

2096 Black Engineering
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515 294-0723
Fax: 515 294-3261
song@iastate.edu