Dr Qian has published more than 40 research papers (Google Scholar Citations: 421, h-index: 13, i10-index: 13) including the prestigious international journals such as IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Journal of Acoustical Society of America. He also published and presented papers at the leading conferences such as GlobalSIP, ICASSP, EMBC, and ISICDM.