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Dr. Jizhong Xiao joined the City College of New York (CCNY) in 2002 and is currently a Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department of the City College, City University of New York (CCNY/CUNY City College). He serves as the advisor of the PhD program in Electrical Engineering at CUNY City College, as well as a doctoral faculty member of the Ph.D. program in Computer Science at the CUNY Graduate Center. Dr. Xiao started the robotics research program at CUNY City College and is the founding director of CCNY Robotics Lab (website: and the Center for Perceptual Robotics, Intelligent Sensors and Machines (PRISM Center). In recent years, he has received over US$3.7 million research grants from U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Army Research Office (ARO), Department of Transportation and industry and has published more than 120 research articles in peer reviewed journal and conferences.

Dr. Xiao is a recipient of NSF CAREER award in 2007 and the CCNY Outstanding Mentoring Award in 2011. He received the Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, 2013~2015. Dr. Xiao has served the robotics community in various roles of many conferences and served as guest editor and reviewers for major robotics journals and conferences and proposal evaluation panelist for NSF and ARO. He is a senior member of IEEE.

Dr. John (Jizhong) Xiao
John (Jizhong)
Associate Professor, EE Ph.D. Program Advisor, The City College of New York
Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, 2002
M.Eng., Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 1999
B.S. and M.S., East China Institute of Technology, Nanjing, P. R. China, 1990, and 1993
Title Sponsor(s)
Robotic Inspection of Bridges Using Impact-Echo Technology Research and Innovative Technology Administration / USDOT (RITA)