Dr. Huang Xueying



Huang Xueying

Current Position

Associate Professor

Room No.



Mathematics and Applied Mathematics







With a Ph.D. degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Xueying Huang is now an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Xiamen University, leading a research group studying blood vessel mathematical modeling and computational analysis.  She has published 11 peer-review scientific papers in international journals with a citation of 282 times.


  • Image-based Ventricle Models, and Image-based Artery Models, using image-based computational modeling to perform quantitative mechanical analysis for both of blood fluid and blood vessel/heart

  • Special interests in CT-based 3D FSI model for left ventricle in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, and atherosclerotic plaque progression and rupture



  • PhD (Applied Mathematics), Math Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA, (2009)

  • MS (Applied Mathematics), Beijing Normal University, China (2005)

  • BSc (Mathematics), Beijing Normal University, China (2002)



  • Associate Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences, Xiamen University, China (2009 to present).



  • 2015-2017  Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities Grant, PI, Computational modeling for blood flow

  • 2012-2014 National Natural Science Foundation of China, PI, MRI-based Computational Modeling for Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque

  • 2012-2014 Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province, China, PI, MRI-based Biomechanical Analysis for Carotid Artery

  • 2011-2013 National Natural Science Foundation of China Co-PI, Non-structural spectral element method



2018  Deng L, Huang X*, Zuo H, Zheng Y, Yang C, Song Y, Tang D, Angle of Attack Between Blood Flow and Mitral Valve Leaflets in Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy: An In Vivo Multi-patient CT-based FSI Study,  Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, 2018, 116(2):115-125

2018  LongDeng L, Xueying Huang*, Yang Chun, Lyu Bin, Fujian Duan, Dalin Tang, Yunhu Song*, Numerical simulation study on systolic anterior motion of the mitral valve in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, International Journal of Cardiology, 266:167-173

2018  Long Deng, Xueying Huang*, Yang Chun, Yunhu Song, Dalin Tang, Patient-specific CT-based 3D FSI model for left ventricle in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, 21(3), 255-263.

2016  Xueying Huang*, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Richard Bach, David Muccigrosso, Pamela K. Woodard, Dalin Tang. 3D MRI-based multicomponent thin layer structure only plaque models for atherosclerotic plaques. Journal of Biomechanics. 49(13):2726-2733

2014     Xueying Huang*, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, David, Muccigrosso, Pamela K Woodard, Woodard PK, Dalin Tang.  Higher critical plaque wall stress in patients who died of coronary artery disease compared with those who died of other causes: a 3D FSI study based on ex vivo MRI of coronary plaques. Journal of Biomechanics. 47(2):432-7.

2014      Dalin Tang, Roger D. Kamm, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Gador Canton, Richard Bach, Xueying Huang, Thomas S. Hatsukami, Jian Zhu, Genshan Ma, Akiko Maeharak, Gary S. Mintz, Chun Yuan, Image-based modeling for better understanding and assessment of atherosclerotic plaque progression and vulnerability: Data, modeling, validation, uncertainty and predictions, Journal of Biomechanics. 47(4):834-46

2013     Xueying Huang*, Chun Yang, Gador Canton, Marina Ferguson, Chun Yuan, Dalin Tang, Quantifying Effect of Intraplaque Hemorrhage on Critical Plaque Wall Stress in Human Atherosclerotic Plaques Using 3D FSI Models,. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 134(12),121004.

2010     Xueying Huang, Zhongzhao Teng, Chun Yang, Gador Canton, Marina Ferguson, Chun Yuan, Dalin Tang, Intraplaque Hemorrhage Is Associated With Higher Structural Stresses in Human Atherosclerotic Plaques: An In Vivo MRI-Based 3D Fluid-Structure Interaction Study, BioMedical Engineering OnLine, 9:86, 2010.

2010      Zhongzhao Teng, Gador Canton, Chun Yuan, Marina Ferguson, Chun Yang, Xueying Huang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K Woodard, Dalin Tang, 3D Critical Plaque Wall Stress Is a Better Predictor of Carotid Plaque Rupture Sites than Flow Shear Stress: An In Vivo MRI-Based 3D FSI Study. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 132 (3): 031007-15, 2010.

2010     Zhongzhao Teng, Umar Sadat, Zhiyong Li, Xueying Huang, Chengcheng Zhu, Victoria E. Young, Martin J. Graves, Jonathan H. Gillard, Arterial luminal curvature and fibrous-cap thickness affects critical stress conditions within atherosclerotic plaque: an in vivo MRI-based 2D finite-element study, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 38 (10): 3096-3101, 2010.

2009     Dalin Tang, Zhongzhao Teng, Gador Canton, Thomas S. Hatsukami, Li Dong,  Xueying Huang, Chun Yuan.  Computational Plaque Vulnerability Index for Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaque Assessment Based on In Vivo MR-Images. BioMedical Engineering OnLine, 8:15, 2009.

2009     Dalin Tang, Zhongzhao Teng, Gador Canton, Chun Yang,  Xueying Huang,  Jie Zheng, Pamela K Woodard, Marina Ferguson, Chun Yuan, Sites of Rupture in Human Atherosclerotic Carotid Plaques are Associated with High Structural Stresses: an In Vivo MRI-Based 3D Fluid-Structure Interaction Study, Stroke, 40(10): 3258-3263, 2009.

2009     Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Chun Yuan, Fei Liu, Gador Canton, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Gregorio A. Sicard, Dalin Tang.  Patient-Specific Artery Shrinkage and 3D Zero-Stress State in Multi-Component 3D FSI Models for Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaques Based on In Vivo MRI Data. Molecular and Cellular Biomechanics, 6(2):121-34, 2009.

2007    Xueying Huang, Chun Yang, Jie Zheng, Pamela K. Woodard, Dalin Tang. Automated Segmentation of Atherosclerotic Plaque Using Bayes Classifier for Multi-Contrast In Vivo and Ex Vivo MR Images. ICCES: International Conferences on Computational & Experimental Engineering & Sciences (online journal), 1(1): 29-34, 2007.



  • 2014 First Prize Award in Teaching Competition in Xiamen University

MAT Faculty CV

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