Ting Liao

Assistant Professor

School: School of Systems and Enterprises

Phone: (201) 216-8625

Email: tliao@stevens.edu

Website

Education
  • PhD (2020) Stanford University (Mechanical Engineering)
  • MS (2016) Stanford University (Mechanical Engineering)
  • BS (2014) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Mechanical Engineering)
Research

Dr. Liao conducts interdisciplinary research that encompasses human-center design, experimental psychology, and data mining. Her research aims to enable interactive products and product-based experiences that are governed by artificial intelligence and large masses of product usage data to be more trustworthy, socially desirable, and sustainable with data-driven methods.

Institutional Service
  • PhD Program Committee Member
  • EM/ISE Academic Committee Member
Professional Service
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers Conference session chair
  • Design Science Reviewer
  • Journal of Mechanical Design Reviewer
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers Review coordinator
  • Design Science Reviewer
  • Journal of Mechanical Design Reviewer
Appointments

Assistant Professor, School of Systems and Enterprises (August 2020 - Present), Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

Professional Societies
  • Design Society Member
  • ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers Member
Selected Publications
Conference Proceeding
  1. Liao, T.; Yan, B. (2022). Are you feeling Happy? The Effect of Emotions on People's Interaction Experience Toward Empathetic Chatbots. St. Louis, Missouri: Proceedings of the ASME 2022 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference.
  2. El-Dehaibi, N.; Liao, T.; MacDonald, E. F. (2021). Validating Perceived Sustainable Design Features Using a Novel Collage Approach. American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Journal Article
  1. Dehaibi, N. .; Liao, T.; MacDonald, E. . (2021). Validating Perceived Sustainable Design Features Using a Novel Collage Approach. Journal of Mechanical Design (3 ed., vol. 144, pp. 031404). The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
  2. Liao, T.; MacDonald, E. F. (2021). Priming on Sustainable Design Idea Creation and Evaluation. Sustainability (9 ed., vol. 13, pp. 5227). Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute.
  3. Liao, T.; MacDonald, E. F. (2020). Manipulating Users’ Trust of Autonomous Products With Affective Priming. Journal of Mechanical Design (5 ed., vol. 143, pp. 051402). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Courses

E 355 Engineering Economics
EM/SYS 622 Decision Making via Data Analysis