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Institute of Computational Comparative Medicine

Dr. Zhenzhen (Tacy) Shi

Tracy ShiPost Doctoral Fellow


Ph.D., Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Kansas State University
B.S., Traffic and Equipment Information Engineering, Central South University


Office: Mosier Hall P222
Phone: 785-532-4940
Email: szztracy@ksu.edu


My research is focused on immune system modeling and clinical decision-making. Current research studies on modeling and simulation of Type I Diabetes (T1D) using mathematical modeling, agent-based modeling, and object-oriented programming 


Shi Z, Chapes SK, Ben-Arieh D, Wu C-H. 2016. An Agent-Based Model of a Hepatic Inflammatory Response to Salmonella: A Computational Study under a Large Set of Experimental Data. PLoS ONE 11(8): e0161131. 

Shi Z, Ben-Arieh D, Wu C-H. 2016 A Preliminary Study of Sepsis Progression in an Animal Model using Agent-based Modeling. International Journal of Modelling and Simulation 36(1-2): 1-11.

Shi, Z.Z., Wu, C.H., Ben-Arieh, D. and Simpson, S.Q. 2015. Mathematical Model of Innate and Adaptive Immunity of Sepsis: A Modeling and Simulation Study of Infectious Disease. BioMed Research International, Vol. 2015, pp. 1-31.

Shi, Z.Z., Wu, C.H. and Ben-Arieh, D. 2014. Agent-based Model: A Surging Tool to Simulate Infectious Disease in the Immune System. Open Journal of Modeling and Simulation, Vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 12-22.

Wu, J., Ben-Arieh, D. and Shi, Z.Z. 2011. An Autonomous Multi-Agent Simulation Model for Acute Inflammatory Response. International Journal of Artificial Life Research, Vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 105-121.